fantasy, Fiction, gothic, historical fiction, horror, young adult fiction

A Conversation with Alys Arden

Join us for a virtual visit with Alys Arden, author of the young adult book series The Casquette Girls. The gritty urban legends of the French Quarter come alive in this gripping supernatural saga. According to School Library Journal, The Casquette Girls is recommended for readers in grade 9 and up. If you would like to learn more about the author, please visit This author visit will be held through Zoom on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11 AM. To register, call 225-673-8699. If you love these books, check out the read-alikes.

fantasy, Fiction, historical fiction, science fiction, steampunk

11 Great Steampunk Novels

Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction set during the 19th-century in societies dominated by real or imaginary steam-powered technology. It is almost always speculative and can be dark and gritty, fun and romantic, or dystopian and fantastical. Find your favorite steampunk world with this list of recommendations from Samantha Matherne.

Fiction, historical fiction, middle grade fiction, mystery

From Book To Screen: The Enola Holmes Mysteries by Nancy Springer

The Case of the Missing Marquess is the first in the series of middle grade fiction novels by Nancy Springer featuring intrepid sleuth, Enola Holmes. The film adaptation is now available on Netflix starring Millie Bobby Brown, Helena Bonham Carter, Henry Cavill, and Sam Claflin. You can check out the entire series from the library!