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Staff Reading Lists
Book list for these lonely winter nights -- Love is never out of date. Try these books from off the beaten path:
The following reading lists are available as full-color PDF versions of the paper lists available in the library. Click on an icon, print out the list, and bring it with you! (To view the lists, you will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer, which you can download for free by clicking here.)
Menu for Murder is a guide to the culinary mystery subgenre, complete with authors and their main culinary characters.
Win is a bibliography with a theme of games and winning. If your interested in sports, playing games, winning at the game of life, business and money or even game theory, there's something on this list for you.
The Adult Fantasy Reading list has something for everyone, covering several Fantasy subgenres.
The Adult Sci-Fi list features some classics, and thought-provoking releases from emerging voices.
Warning: this list contains Irreverent humor. Big time. In both Fiction and non-fiction varieties, for your reading pleasure.
A Reading Garden of Books. Under the theme of gardening, this list features a diverse collection of stories.
Hollywood--Fiction Missing the Glitz and Glamour of Award Shows? Try these Recent Fiction Titles about Everything Hollywood!
Hollywood--Non-fictionThis non-fiction list includes Hollywood History, The Academy Awards, and Movie Guides.
A selection of titles featured in the library's Adult Book Blog.
Additional excellent resources:
New York Times Fiction Best Seller List
New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller List
Fiction Hardcover Best Seller List
Non-Fiction Hardcover Best Seller List
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