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Spotlight on scream queens

Take a look (if you dare) at these spooky novels written by queens of the scare!

Black Sheep

Rachel Harrison

Interview with the Vampire

Anne Rice

Mister Magic

Kiersten White

Nothing but Blackened Teeth

Cassandra Khaw


Catriona Ward

The Death of Jane Lawrence

Caitlin Starling

Spotlight on libraries and librarians

It's a list of our favorite places and people!

The Lions of Fifth Avenue

Fiona Davis

The Paris Library

Janet Skeslien Charles

The Personal Librarian

Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

The Woman in the Library

Sulari Gentill

The Librarian Spy

Madeline Martin

How Can I Help You

Laura Sims

Spotlight on summer rewind

Here are some of the biggest books of summers past.


Peter Benchley

The Thorn Birds

Colleen McCullough

Patriot Games

Tom Clancy


Stephen King

The Firm

John Grisham

Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton

Spotlight on books with great opening lines

These books had us at hello.

The Guest List

Lucy Foley

Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng

The Gunslinger

Stephen King

Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel García Márquez

The Martian

Andy Weir


Daphne du Maurier

Spotlight on Grillin' and Chillin

Recipes for anything you're bringing to the cookout

Michael Symon's Playing with Fire

Michael Symon

VBQ—The Ultimate Vegan Barbecue Cookbook

Nadine Horn

Everyday Barbecue: At Home with America's Favorite Pitmaster

Myron Mixon

The Outdoor Cook: How to Cook Anything Outside Using Your Grill, Fire Pit, Flat-Top, Griddle, and More

America's Test Kitchen

The Side Dish Bible: 1,001 Perfect Recipes for Every Vegetable, Rice, Grain, and Bean Dish You Will Ever Need

America's Test Kitchen

Tomato Love: 44 Mouthwatering for Salads, Sauces, Stews, and More

Joy Howard

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