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Shadow Divers

 

Does the word "non-fiction" scare your book discussion group? Does it sound boring, dry, like reading a text book? Well, then you need to take a look at St. Louis County Library's non-fiction book discussion  kit titles. These books read like fiction and guess what; you may...

Lord of the Rings

 

I've always found that any mundane task, such as studying, cleaning, or the aforementioned laundry, always goes faster set to some really good music. Luckily for those of us who get stuck with drudgery, SLCL has some grand scores to make your next annoying chore feel like an epic...

Rubber

 

"I think you might want to watch this movie," a co-worker told me.

"What's it about?"

"Well, it is about a tire that comes to life and goes on a killing spree."

(Insert chirping noises representing the crickets in my head as I stare dumbfounded at said co-...

Marvel 1602

 

How would the modern superheroes we have come to know and love have lived in the 17th century? Prolific author Neil Gaiman gives us his vision in "...

Deadline Artists

Have you ever looked at a pile of unread newspapers and wished that someone would pull out the best of the lot for your reading pleasure? Good news! The book "...

Rules of Civility

 

First time author Amor Towles' "Rules of Civility" is a stylish and sophisticated novel reminiscent of the writings of  F. Scott...

 

After the Super Bowl ends, many St. Louis residents begin to think about the upcoming baseball season. In honor of Black History Month, you may be interested in reading the following  graphic novels to help pass the time until spring training.


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Romance Prepub Alert!

 

My top picks of upcoming new romance releases:
 

 

Some of the information available in databases is fascinating. I've recently become enchanted by the Historical St. Louis Post-Dispatch [ProQuest] database. It has...

Winter Hiking around St. Louis

Although most people prefer to hike in the warmer months, winter can be the best time to experience the tranquility of nature. The obvious benefits include the lack of bugs and the lack of crowds on the trails. But the starkness of the landscape makes for great wildlife viewing and birding....

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