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International Mysteries

No matter where you are in the world, there’s always a mystery to solve. International mysteries let readers explore new cultures and continents, where concepts of crime and justice aren’t always the same as they are in the United States. We posted a list of international crime novels previously on the blog, but it’s been […]

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May is Mystery Month!

Booklist, a favorite book reviewing resource for librarians, has designated May as its official Mystery Month, and we all get to benefit! All month long, Booklist and its blog The Booklist Reader are hard at work promoting new mysteries, backlist mysteries, crime TV shows, favorite book series, and more. If you’re a mystery reader, this […]

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Read Harder: Colonial or Postcolonial Literature

This week’s Read Harder challenge is a more complicated one. Before diving into a list of colonial or postcolonial titles, let’s look at a brief definition of “colonial” and “postcolonial” literature, as stated in Kathleen Keenan’s Book Riot post for this challenge: “‘Colonial literature’ is most easily defined as literature written during a time of […]

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