Readers Advisory

Small Crimes

Posted October 17, 2014 | Posted in Readers Advisory,What We're Reading

When you are short on time but still want to satisfy the craving for a great mystery, check out a mystery short story volume. They come in all types: from gritty police procedurals to warm, cozies. Here is a sampling:

A Hot and Sultlry Night for CrimeMom, Apple Pie and MurderDeadly HousewivesOnce Upon a Crime

Ripped From the Headlines

Posted October 15, 2014 | Posted in Readers Advisory,What We're Reading

Sometimes fiction authors capture events or possible events so thoroughly that it feels as though you are reading about something that has actually happened or is happening now.

These books seem to have that knack for placing the reader right in the fray.

Sharp ObjectsThe Good WifeWe Need to Talk About KevinNineteen Minutes

China Bayles Mysteries

Posted October 13, 2014 | Posted in Readers Advisory,What We're Reading

Chile DeathLove Lies BleedingRueful Death

A native of Illinois, Susan Albert Wittig writes mysteries with a garden vibe.

Here is her China Bayles Mystery series, in order:

Zombies: Enter At Your Own Risk

Posted October 11, 2014 | Posted in Readers Advisory,What We're Reading

 

Tis the season…for Zombie Books.

If you are looking for an undead read, why not try one of these titles:

ATTENTION TEENS: Spine Label Poetry Contest

Posted October 11, 2014 | Posted in high school,Readers Advisory,Teen Services

trwTeen Read Week begins tomorrow!

  Create an original poem by stacking the titles on the spine labels of library books. Works may be completed in the library or offsite.

Photograph your masterpiece & upload it to Instagram (#vppldreams) during Teen Read Week for judging. Winners will receive a gift card to a local restaurant.

Here are some examples to get you motivated:

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