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Reading Recommendations: Archived booklists

This guide provides the resources to assist you in locating what to read next. Browse the resources below or check with the Reference Librarian at your Delaware Public Library for Reader's Advisory assistance.

Faith and Doubt

Stories, essays, and poetry about grappling with spirituality -


Crafty Crimes

Keep up with clever crafters as they quilt, sew, garden, and stamp their way to the solution of these cozy mysteries. 3/22

Culinary Cozy Mysteries

Cozy Thanksgiving Mysteries

Solve a grisly family murder, investigate a case the police have overlooked, and unravel a fowl farm conspiracy, all before it’s time to carve the turkey.


Christian Thrillers


Family Sagas

Biblical Fiction

Bible fiction refers to works of fiction which use characters, settings and events taken from the Bible. 


Something in Every Genre


Solving Crimes Is My Hobby


Friends in Fiction

The following titles feature Quakers (Society of Friends)


Cozy Cat Mysteries

These mysteries feature bookstore owners, pet sitters, and in some cases, ones where the cat themselves are the detective


Romantic suspense


Christian Historical Fiction

Follow the lives of these characters as their Christian sensibilities are challenged by difficult historical circumstances. - NoveList

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Cozy, Foodie Mysteries

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Bookstore Cozies

For anyone who loves books and mysteries, the following are the best of both worlds.

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Divine Mysteries

Christian mysteries mirror many aspects of 'mainstream' mysteries. The main difference is in the evangelical aspect to the stories. The protagonists' relationship with God influences their behavior and helps them track down the criminal. - NoveList