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Author Mary Higgins Clark Passes Away

Author Mary Higgins Clark December 24, 1927 – January 31, 2020 When Mary Higgins Clark, the best-selling author of many popular suspense novels, passed away on January 31, the publishing world and her many fans lost a beloved writer. More than 100 million copies of her books are in print in the United States alone. […]

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TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 3: Detective novelist Sue Grafton poses with her 23rd book "W" at a coffee shop in the Toronto Reference Library, October 3, 2013.        (Chris So/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Remembering Sue Grafton

When crime fiction author Sue Grafton recently passed away after a two-year battle with cancer, many other authors were sad and expressed their feelings of the loss to the publishing world.  Grafton created her character Kinsey Millhone thirty-five years ago when she published her first mystery, A is for Alibi. Kinsey was a smart woman who […]

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Book Recommendation: The One & Only by Emily Giffin

Emily Giffin’s new novel, The One & Only is her best in this reader’s opinion. Shea has recently finished college in her hometown and works for the college press as a sportswriter. Her best friend’s father, affectionately called “Coach” is the college football coach and is recently widowed. He encourages Shea to aspire to something […]

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17 Books To Read Before They Hit The Big Screen

Nowadays it seems like every other book is being turned into a movie. Did you know the Best Picture Oscar-nominated movie, The Wolf of Wall Street is based on a book by Jordan Belfort? Librarians from the Adult Services department at the Niles Public Library put together a list of books to read before they […]

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