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Adult Book Blog and Recommended Reads - Staff book reviews, fiction and non-fiction.

The Edge: A blog about Occult philosophy, depth psychology, ancient times, future times and the frontiers of science.

Farnsworth's blog features news and reviews in the world of sci-fi.

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It's a Mystery is a blog about the Mystery genre and its many subgenres.

Just the Facts - In Reference, we learn something new every day. What we find, we share with you.

Let's Talk Trending keeps you up to date with the latest and greatest in what's happening in Popular Culture.

The Media Maven's goal is to help you understand what resources and databases the library has access to, how to use them, and sometimes give reviews to books she thinks you might enjoy.

Music Musings on Monday features music news, releases, and everyday musings.

The Playful Parent - Make the most of your family time with ideas for activities and crafts that entertain and educate!

The Sports Section covers the world of sports, from alpine skiing to yachting.

Discworld is turning 30!

Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English writer Terry Pratchett, set on the fictional Discworld, a flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants which, in turn, stand on the back of a giant turtle.

February is "Women in Horror" month!

If your valentine heart leaks, it may be because February is "Women in Horror" month, which celebrates women in the horror industry. I'm going to expand the definition to include literature.

Globe-trotting with the Olympics

With the winter Olympics underway, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore new cultures and show off your mad geography skills.  The host city for the 2014 Winter Olympics is Sochi, Russia which, interestingly enough, is a favorite summer spot for Russians, averaging 52 degrees for

The World Fantasy Award goes to Alif the Unseen

The winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for novel went to Alif the Unseen, by G. Willow Wilson.

The World Fantasy Awards are annual, international awards given to authors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy.

It's a Mystery - Looking Back and Ahead

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Time to take a brief look back at 2013 -

 

Mystery authors we lost this past year:

 

Robert Barnard, age 76.  This British crime writer authored 40 mysteries.  From the New York Times: "Mr. Barnard called his work "entertainment" and "deliberately old-fashioned."  His murders, set mainly in small villages drolly christened with names like "Hexton-on-Weir" and "Twytching," were plotted with an ingenuity and precision that made him popular among aficionados of what is known in publishing as the English cozy - mysteries with a picturesque setting, colorful locals and minimal violence."

Grammy Guesses

The Sports Section - The Weather Outside

Snow, frigid temperatures, wind chill.  Had enough of another Cleveland winter yet?  Depending on your frame of mind, the wide world of sports offers a lot of climate options to suit your mood.

 

Mortimer: a Terrible Title for a Great Book

It's the new President's 1st day in office. Time to redecorate the oval office, meet with the new cabinet...and see the aliens. Yep, Roswell was real, and here's the rub...the aliens may be coming back...and soon. Now what?

Be SMART This Year

Fresh into the new year, some of us have made resolutions that have come and gone already, and that’s OK.  I feel that January gets too much hype with goal-setting.  After a whirlwind of holiday hustle and bustle, the only thing I really want to do is savor the monotony of January a

New Soundtracks, Beatles, and NOW!

I was just looking over my latest order and thought you might want to put a few on hold! Here's a bunch of soundtracks I ordered (you can click on the links to put it on hold) along with a few others that should be great: