staff picks

Nov
07

Podcast: We share our current great reads

During this episode of the Booklovers Podcast, I chat with Jordan. We talk about what we’ve recently read, what we’re currently reading, and even an upcoming book that I’m crazy-excited about. Realistic fiction, mysteries, foodie fiction, and young adult fairytale retellings – we cover all sorts of great reads. Plus, we share that we’d both like to be mermaids.

Let us know what you’re reading and enjoying! Leave us a comment or reach out on Twitter. We’re @ClermontLibrary.

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Oct
20

Enjoy A Pumpkin Spice Read for Fall

I picked up a copy of The Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice by Donna Kauffmann, Kate Angell and Allyson Charles because I was in the mood to read something quick and light. And like a delicious pumpkin spice latte, this book filled my need for something sweet and frothy. It’s the perfect book for a cozy read on a fall day.

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Oct
13

Zombies: 6 books to excite and delight you

The flesh-eating horror of zombies is a tried and true horror theme because it works. Shambling, rotting creatures in search of brains to feed on is a scary thing! Try one of these shiver inducing selections.

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Oct
06

Podcast: Spotlight on Ohio Author Mindy McGinnis

During this episode of the Booklovers Podcast, I chat with Kristine from our New Richmond Branch about Ohio author Mindy McGinnis. Ms. McGinnis is the Edgar Award-winning author. She’s a teen librarian, as well as the host of the Writer Writer Pants on Fire podcast for aspiring authors.

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Sep
27

5 Fantastic Books Written by Ohio Authors

You might know that Ohio, also referred to as the Buckeye State, is well known for being the home of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team and to the first man who walked on the moon, Neil Armstrong, and serving residents and tourists the famous Cincinnati Style chili. But you might not know that one [...]
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Sep
13

6 Awesome Books to Excite your Inner Fan

Librari*Con is upon us once again, and as a giant nerd and lover of many fandoms, I could not be more excited!  I love watching movies and getting obsessed with television shows and then scouring the internet for fanart and memes and discussion boards.  I love finding other people who enjoy the same things as [...]
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Mar
22

5 chilling tales to cozy up with

It’s always the perfect time to stay in bed under the blankets and snuggle up with a good book, no matter the season. For some, that means reading books that create warm, fuzzy feelings. But for others, like me, cozying up with a book filled with horror and suspense is more like it. And if [...]
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Jan
14

Deadly diseases

During this time of coughs, sneezes, sniffles, and snot, I thought I’d take this opportunity to remind you that this marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the Spanish influenza pandemic.  Coming at the end of World War I, it took more lives than that catastrophe.  An estimated twenty to fifty million people lost their lives while […]

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