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Diverse Cozy Mysteries

Do you like cozy mysteries but are tired of the seemingly endless small town settings? Do you wish cozy mysteries had more diverse characters? You are in luck! Below are five cozy mysteries featuring a diverse cast of characters and settings ranging from small towns to big cities. 

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Book Review: Let Me Hear a Rhyme

Selam Weimer shares her thoughts on this mystery novel that's also an ode to the origins of hiphop

by Selam Weimer, Teen Council member at Tenley-Friendship Library

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June Staff Picks

A gold watch causes trouble. A young couple must save their homeland. A teen talks to ghosts. Below are titles I read and enjoyed this month. Copies can be checked out or downloaded with your library card.

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April Staff Picks

Head west, walk the streets of Paris, and uncover mysteries in 19th century Great Britain. Below are titles I enjoyed reading this month. Copies are available to check out and download from the library. My Calamity Jane by Cynthia Hand et al.

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March Staff Picks

Two ladies in London are back with a new mystery or challenge to solve. Travel to alternate worlds or out to the English countryside in these two novels. Copies are available to check out and download from the library system.

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Workplace Romance with a Killer Twist

When the professional turns very personal, can these couples stay safe, catch the villains and make a relationship work? 

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Berlin Stories

The German capital's dramatic history and role as a center for artists and intellectuals have long captivated the imagination. This list includes novels and works of non-fiction, all of which examine the city through important periods in its history. Spy stories, tales from the Weimar Republic, and portraits of survival during WWII are found below. Visit DC Public Library's catalog for more. 

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Food and Drink Themed Cozy Mysteries

Has the pandemic made you obsessed with the perfect cup of tea? Think baking is the perfect hobby? Love to throw outdoor dinner parties for your friends to show off your latest recipe? These food and drink themed mysteries might be the perfect accompaniment to your cuppa, slice of cake, or hottest appetizer!

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Classic Literary Anniversaries

This month, Agatha Christie and Clive S. (C.S.) Lewis published two of their best known novels. Both of their respective novels introduced classic characters and their later novels were adapted as movies or a television series. You can check out and download these two titles from the library system.

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