Let’s get festive (and bookish) with Puffin Plated & The Golden Girls!

What’s that? Puffin Plated and The Golden Girls? Are you wondering what I’m talking about? Well, this picture-heavy post is all about books perfect for the upcoming holiday and Christmas season- specifically about three great new books from the kind folks at Penguin Random House Canada. Puffin Plated is a new series of beautiful “deluxe, full-color, illustrated editions of classic […]

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Spotlight on Forensic Specialist and THE CORONER Author Jennifer Graeser Dornbush!

    Welcome to a spotlight post featuring crime fiction author and forensic specialist Jennifer Graeser Dornbush.┬áJennifer is a forensic consultant on television shows (like Prison Break, Leverage, and Hawaii Five-0), frequently guest speaks and hosts webinars on topics like death investigation and crime fiction, and has recently had her debut mystery novel, The Coroner, published by Crooked Lane Books! […]

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Bernard Black Exemplifies Customer Service

The great British series Black Books stars Dylan Moran as Bernard Black, bookshop owner and disheveled grouch. Lover of alcohol and cigarettes, and considerably less fond of dealing with the public, Bernard has quite the way of dealing with patrons, as you can see in the compilation below. As a librarian who deals with the public, I can say that his retorts and attitude are oh so tempting…

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