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African-American Literature

Best-selling books by African-American authors

Mystery

Drawn to puzzles? These books will provide you with a steady stream of who-dun-its for your solving delight. Monthly.

Armchair Travel

See the world without ever leaving your chair! Featuring the best in travel writing, this newsletter will take you all over the world. Bi-monthly.

Nature and Science

No equation, test tube, or leaf is left unexamined! Explore the wonders of our world with books that will quench your thirst for knowledge. Bi-Monthly.

Audiobooks

Hear ye, hear ye! Whether you're on the road or just like to multitask, these newsletters will be music to your ears. Bi-monthly.

New CDs

A selection of some of our new and upcoming CDs

Beyond the Bestsellers

Authors or titles you may not have heard about. . .

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Fiction Bestsellers. Weekly.

Biography and Memoir

Walk a mile in someone else's shoes--immerse yourself in the lives of the famous, the infamous, and the ever intriguing. Monthly.

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers. Weekly.

Book Sizzle

What's hot this month!

Non-Fiction Preview

These are non-fiction titles currently on order for the library, making them available for placing holds. The newsletter is published monthly.

Christian Fiction

Like a little faith with your fiction? These titles, representing a range of genres from historical fiction to romance to suspense, will hit the spot. Bi-monthly.

Picture Books

Looking for great picture books to share with the children in your life? You'll find books here that are sure to captivate their young imaginations. Monthly.

Exploring with Ms. Naomi

From foreign places to animals, learn something new through a book. For birth to age 8.

Popular Culture

If variety is the spice of life, this newsletter is the spice rack. We'll cover music, film, sports, clothing, and all the other stuff that makes life interesting. Bi-monthly.

Fantasy

Unimpressed by reality? No matter what kind of fantasy you like--dark or fairy-tale, comic or romantic--you'll find something of interest here. Monthly.

Romance

Flirt with romance--whether you like your lovin' with ghosts, spies, or knights in shining armor, this newsletter will deliver, sealed with a kiss. Monthly.

Fiction A to Z

Take a walk through the aisles of our general fiction section and discover a range of fascinating characters and stories to engage and enlighten. Monthly.

Science Fiction

Science, technology, and imagination collide in the world of science fiction. Are aliens, time travel, and mutants your cup of Martian tea? Bi-monthly.

Genealogy Research Tips Spirituality and Religion

Looking inward, outward, or upward? All manner of devotional and spiritual books will be featured in this newsletter, to inform, enlighten, and engage. Bi-monthly.

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Stretch your muscles and your mind with our selection of books that explore the financial, physical, and philosophical challenges in life. Bi-monthly.

Teen Scene

All types of fiction for those who want to imagine different realities--and nonfiction for those who are trying to understand ours! For readers of high school age and up. Monthly.

Historical Fiction

Do you prefer novels with period detail? Become part of history, without having to slop through the mud or face the guillotine yourself. Monthly.

The Mailbag: Books-by-Mail

The Mailbag is a quarterly newsletter for Books-by-Mail patrons. Books-by-Mail sends library materials to patrons who are unable to use the library system due to temporary or long-term physical and medical disabilites. Quarterly.

History and Current Events

Whether you're interested in ancient Greece or modern peace, you'll find the world--past and present--here. Monthly.

Thrillers and Suspense

Footsteps behind you... Conspiracy theories... A race against time... Horrific consequences... If you're seeking white knuckles and a racing heart, you've come to the right place. Monthly.

Home, Garden, and DIY

Whether you wield a hammer, whisk, spade, or crochet hook, this newsletter will keep you busy with a constant stream of projects. Bi-Monthly.

Tween Reads

Too young to drive, but too old for kid stuff? These books (mostly fiction, with some nonfiction) are just right for the middle school set. Bi-monthly.

Horror

If you feel that no day is complete without uncertainty, terror or blind panic--fictional, of course--the books featured here are sure to send chills down your spine. Bi-monthly.

Urban Fiction

The newest and hottest titles in urban fiction or street literature.

Hot Titles Video Spotlight

a selection of some of our new & upcoming DVDs

Kids' Chapter Books

Find out what’s new and cool! We’ll suggest fun and fascinating fiction (and great nonfiction, too) for kids in elementary school. Monthly.

LibraryReads

A monthly list featuring the top ten books loved by librarians across the U.S.

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