Winter Staff Picks 2022


Because a romantic weekend away is still possible in the winter, just make sure to check the weather forecast... and the guest list.

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Because family bonds are best explored while wrapped in a cozy blanket, drinking hot chocolate.

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Because a (possible) murder on the snow-covered streets of London is not only a good way to start a mystery but also a good way to start a new series!

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Because silent snowfalls and silent patients can hide an amazing amount of secrets!

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Non Fiction

Because whether you are dressing it up for the cold weather or taking it to the gym (hi New Year's resolutions), the human body is a fascinating thing!

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Because nothing says "Heeerrreee's Winter!" like being snowed in at a secluded hotel in Colorado!

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Fall Staff Picks 2021


Because you can still go away for a thrilling destination weekend in the fall!

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Ghost Story

Because sweater-weather and vengeful ghosts go hand in hand, right?

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Because who wouldn't want to solve the mystery of why a stranger wrote you into their will?

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Because doubling down on thrillers, inheritances, and murder is never a bad idea (fictionally speaking)!

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Graphic Novel

Because isn't everyone's favorite thing monsters (at least during Halloween)!?

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Because nothing says fall like an adult Scooby Gang tangling with some real Lovecraftian nightmares!

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Summer Staff Picks 2021


Because nothing says summer like a classic beach read!


Because going to Brighton is still a valid vacation destination 200+ years later!

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True Crime

Because it's best to read about actual murder when you are on a crowded sunny beach! 

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Because vacation allows you to visit different places but books allow you to visit different eras!

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Because we encourage reading about libraries in every season!

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Because travelling in style is a big part of vacation (although we hope murder isn't)!

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