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Armchair Travel

See the world without ever leaving your favorite chair! This list will bring you the best in travel writing, both classic and fresh, covering every corner of the globe. Bi-monthly.

Mystery

Love being drawn into a puzzle? These titles will take you to the scene of the crime, and provide you with a steady stream of who-dun-its for your solving delight. Monthly.

Audiobooks

Hear ye, hear ye! Whether you are listening on the road, to save your eyes, or just because you love audiobooks, this list will bring happiness to your ears. Bi-monthly.

Nature and Science

No equation, test tube, snowflake, or leaf is left unturned! Explore the wonder of our world with books that will capture your 'natural' curiosity. Bi-Monthly.

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 Kids' Books: August 2014

Check out our latest as well as our most popular books for kids, ages 0-12

Business and Personal Finance

What's hot, what's not--and where you want to be going! We'll cover marketing trends, selling tips, corporate survival, personal finance, real estate, and more. Bi-monthly.

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

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

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.

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

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

Fantasy

Tired of reality? Who isn't! No matter what kind of fantasy you like, dark or fairytale, comic or romantic, you'll find something of interest here. 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.

Fiction A to Z

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

Popular Culture

It's a nutty world out there, and we want you to know about it! We'll cover music and film, sports and adventure, and all the other stuff that makes life interesting. Bi-monthly.

Genealogy

Family tree lack roots? Think you are related to a president? Learn how to solve these questions and more with the &#8220Clayton Town Crier&#8221 from the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. Quarterly.

Romance

Flirt with various romances, new and old. Whether you like your lovin' with ghosts, spies or knights in shining armor, this list will deliver, sealed with a kiss. Monthly.

Genealogy: Clayton Extra

Get the most up-to-date information in news, activities, and classes from Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in the &#8220Clayton Extra&#8221. Monthly.

Science Fiction

Science, technology and imagination collide in the world of science fiction. If aliens, time travel and mutants are your cup of Martian tea, this list is for you. Bi-monthly.

Graphic Books

Presents both fiction and nonfiction graphic novels for adults. Bi-monthly.

Spirituality and Religion

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

Summer Reading Program

Keep up with all your local library's events for HPL's Summer Reading Program, as well as reading incentives and other special programs. Seasonal.

History and Current Events

For those that like their history in-the-can, or not yet made, this list delivers the world. Monthly.

Teen Graphic Books

Get the latest information on teen graphic novels, anime and manga available at your library. For readers of high school age and up. Bi-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.

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.

Horror

No day is complete without a little fear, terror and uncertainty for fans of horror fiction! This list certainly won't disappoint you. Bi-monthly.

Texas and Houston History

Features material in the Houston Metropolitan Research Center's archival and Texas Room collections. Bi-monthly.

Jobs and Careers

Where are you, and where do you want to be? We'll cover HPL's job, career and small business resources, and provide you with helpful tips and information. Bi-monthly.

Thrillers and Suspense

Footsteps behind you. Conspiracy theories. Puddles of blood. Sound like a good day to you? This list has goosebumps to spare. Monthly.

Kids' Books

Find out what's new and cool! We'll suggest fun and fascinating fiction (and some nonfiction) for kids in grades 2-6.

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. Monthly.

LGBT Reads

Enjoy the best in fiction and nonfiction by and about the LGBT community. Bi-monthly.

Upcoming HPL Events

Want to know what's happening at your library? This newsletter features special programs and upcoming events at several HPL locations. Monthly.

Mind and Body Fitness

Stretch your muscles and your mind with our selection of titles that explore the physical as well as philosophical challenges in life.Bi-Monthly.

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