Weekend Book Giveaway: Suspect Red

This week we’re giving away an Advanced Reader’s Copy of Suspect Red by L.M. Elliott. This won’t be published until September 19th, 2017 but you could be one of the first to read this historical thriller! Isn’t this cover amazing? From the publisher: It’s 1953, and the United States has just executed an American couple convicted […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Odd & True

This week we’re giving away an Advanced Reading Copy of Odd &True by Cat Winters. This isn’t published until September 12th, 2017 and you could be one of the first to read this historical horror novel! From the publisher: Trudchen grew up hearing Odette’s stories of their monster-slaying mother and a magician’s curse. But now that […]

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Reader’s Corner: Based on a True Story

Hello, readers! This week’s featured teen booklist is not entirely fiction, but also not quite nonfiction. In each of these fictional accounts based on true stories, the author has taken some liberties to make an intriguing story, but it’s still grounded in actual events and settings, and sometimes actual lives. These are stories that could […]

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Readers’ Corner: USA before 1800

Happy Almost Fourth of July! I hope you’re having an amazing summer, enjoying the sunshine and the time to catch up on reading. This week’s featured booklist is filled with historical fiction that might interest you this week — it’s all about the United States before the year 1800. That includes a wide variety of […]

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Readers’ Corner: Life During Wartime

This week’s featured teen booklist is one of YALSA’s lists of Popular Paperbacks, and the theme is Conflicted: Life During Wartime. It includes books portraying teens surviving in times of war. Whether you want to immerse yourself in the American Revolution, the Chinese Boxer Rebellion, or the more current plight of Ugandan child soldiers, you’ll find […]

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Readers’ Corner: The Ancient World

This week’s featured booklist probably has quite a few books you’ve never read, or even heard of. It’s one of our Historical Fiction booklists, and it goes way back for subject matter. Although this time period’s fiction hasn’t reached the kind of popularity of some other time periods (like World War II), it’s still rich […]

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Readers’ Corner: American Women

Happy Independence Day! I hope you’re celebrating your freedoms today while staying safe maybe even squeezing in a little time for reading. This week’s featured booklist is from our Historical Fiction section, and it’s all about women in America. I’m currently reading A Tyranny of Petticoats, and it’s delightful. It’s full of realistic and fantastical […]

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Tuesday Trailer: Front Lines by Michael Grant

Tuesday Trailer: Front Lines by Michael Grant

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Readers’ Corner: African American Historical Fiction

In celebration of Martin Luther King Junior Day, this week’s featured booklist is all about African American historical fiction. Get a glimpse into the African American experience from the earliest colonial days of America through the Vietnam War. Happy reading! Melleny @ Mukilteo Library

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Readers’ Corner: America Before 1800

Happy Memorial Day! I hope you’re enjoying the holiday, and maybe even reflecting a bit on those who have died in military service.  This week’s reading list includes historical fiction that hearkens back to the early years of America.  Pick something from this list to relive a variety of events related to the birth of […]

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