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Summer Mysteries 2017 Summer is fast approaching and here is another one of my mystery lists. I am looking forward to catching up with some of my favorite detectives.   Knife Creek by Paul Dorion [6/13] ...read more

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June 8, 2017 | 0 comments
True Murder Stories ​Do you like reading about actual cirmes? Then check out this list of Alexandria Marzaqno-Lesnevich's 's ...read more

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May 30, 2017 | 0 comments
Memoirs Do you like reading about other people's memories? Then here are some suggestions for you from the upcoming list Memoirs, Recommended in 2016. If you want more, then subscribe to the Madison Public Library Insider Newsletter-- Thanks For the Memories: Biographies and Memoirs, which comes out every other month.   ...read more

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May 9, 2017 | 0 comments
Recommended Biographies Like reading about other people and their lives? Then here is a list for you. Below are a few from a new library list, Biographies, Recommended in 2016. For more reading suggestions check out the Madison Public Library Insider Newsletter-- Thanks For the Memories: Biographies and Memoirs ...read more

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April 27, 2017 | 0 comments
Old and New Titles Back in 1996 the National Poetry Month was started by the Academy of American Poets. This year I decided to be adventurous. I usually don't read a lot of poetry, but the title How to be an Indian in the 21st Century by Louis V. Clark III caught my ...read more

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April 19, 2017 | 0 comments
New Mysteries For a number of years now I'm been sharing a list of mysteries, both new characters and old. Here is my winter/spring 2017 list of titles I am looking forward to reading. I've already caught up with NYC Detective Codella.  She is still surviving her bout with cancer, she is learning about love, and she catches the killer. Are there any new mysteries that you are looking forward to reading?   ...read more

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March 9, 2017 | 0 comments
Top Biographies Booklist does many Top 10 lists every year. Here is one for those who like to read about other people and their lives: Top 10 Biographies: 2017   Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson.  Casey Stengel: ...read more

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March 6, 2017 | 0 comments
Book-to-Film Adaptations Do you like reading the book before seeing the movie? Or do you need to reread your favorite book before the movie comes out? Then check out Publishers Weekly's "The 11 Most Anticipagted Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2017".   11. The Dinner (May 5)   The Dinner: ...read more

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February 7, 2017 | 0 comments
Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction ​Are you a nonfiction reader who is looking for something different to read? Then check out Booklist's Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction ...read more

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January 31, 2017 | 0 comments
Books on Pearl Harbor It's been 75 years since that day of infamy.  On December 7, 1941, Japanese bombers attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor.  Looking to read about that day and how we got there, then check out Booklist's Read-alikes Seventy-five Years of Infamy. See the list below.  In addition, the library has many more books on Pearl Harbor and World War II.  See subject heading ...read more

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December 7, 2016 | 0 comments