• Books,  cozy mystery,  libraries

    Finding your next great read

    It was a question and a statement we got a lot at the libraries I worked at. “Can you help me? I just finished this awesome series and I’m looking for another book like those. Oh, and I’ve read everything by that author.” I’d ask them a few questions (librarians will always ask a few questions to help zero in on what you might actually be looking for). “What was it you liked about that series or that novel?” “Are you looking for something that has a similar setting, characters, type of story?” Then we would listen. In library-land this is known as “doing reader’s advisory.” In other words, helping…