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Making the Grade By: Heidi Herald Have you ever used the Testing and Education Reference Center in Inspire?  This useful resource provides test preparation for all types of students and careers.  You can find everything from High School Equivalency Exam Prep to Postal Service Exam Prep (and...

Readers' Advisory: Reawakening and Rediscovering Joy By: Heidi Herald You’ve probably heard of, and possibly read, A Man Called Ove, the unlikely international bestseller by Swedish author, Fredrik Backman, that rocketed him to the top of the bestseller lists.  This quirky novel tells the story of an...

The Witches’ Tree:  An Agatha Raisin Mystery By: M.C. Beaton I really enjoy listening to the audiobook versions of the Agatha Raisin mysteries by M.C. Beaton.  We have a large selection of these mysteries both in CD format and in Overdrive.  There are 28 mysteries in the...

The Little French Bistro By: Nina George The Little French Bistro is reminiscent in theme and plot to George’s first novel, The Little Paris Bookshop.  In both novels, we encounter characters paralyzed by grief or despair who take action to change their lives, and ultimately forge a...

Sycamore by Bryn Chancellor Sycamore is the story of Jess Winters, a young girl, who went missing in 1991.  It is also the story of how her life intertwined with the residents of the town and how her disappearance affected the residents of Sycamore, both individually and...

Quiet Neighbors by Catriona McPherson Quiet Neighbors has a variety of quirky characters and takes place in small town Scotland; however, it is definitely not your typical, cozy mystery novel.  The atmosphere and tone is dark and creepy, with interesting and intriguing elements, details, and plot twists.   The...

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney   Lillian Boxfish is the highest paid woman working in advertising during the 1930’s.  She works for R.H. Macy’s in New York City and is also a successful poet and writer.   She is fiercely independent and while she enjoys dating,...

All the Little Liars: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery by Charlaine Harris The Aurora Teagarden mysteries are one of my favorite cozy mystery series.  They are a fun, relaxing way to spend an afternoon or evening (or several).  The main character, Aurora Teagarden, is a librarian who lives in a...

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick This charming, debut novel by Phaedra Patrick is perfect if you are looking for a quick and uplifting read. The protagonist of the novel, Arthur Pepper, is a recent widower who lives his life according to specific schedules...

The Little Paris Bookshop By: Nina George If you enjoy books about books, you will love Nina George’s The Little Paris Bookshop. Monsieur Perdu, the main character in the novel, is a bookseller whose literary apothecary is located on a barge on the Seine in Paris. He lives...