Staff Picks categorized 'mystery'

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Queer Historical Mysteries

Atmospheric, gritty and/or a little romantic, these mysteries featuring queer characters serve up some history with their sleuthing. 
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Escapist, Engaging and Immersive Teen Fiction

As we have reached the shortest day of the year, I think it is a perfect time to put together a list of recent teen fiction that provides a mental escape. These books are either funny, immersive, quirky, feel-good or a mix of all four. Books that may be called “a romp” or a “page-turner.” Because life isn’t always made of rainbows, these books still…
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Middle Grade Mysteries

Mysteries may be big or small, but they’re always fun to read about. Check out these suggestions for middle grade readers.
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Gentrification Stories

If you're on the waiting list for the book, "When No One Is Watching," here is a list of some of the best recent stories featuring gentrification at their core.  
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Teen Titles – Good for Grown-Ups, Too!

If you’re a grown-up in search of rich stories with complex characters, big questions and twists, never count YA out! You’ll find sci-fi, historical fiction, true crime and realistic fiction in this grab bag.