In Remembrance Mary Higgins Clark

Suspense author, Mary Higgins Clark passed away this past Friday at the age of 92.  Clark was the author of over 50 best selling suspense novels, which according to the NY Times have collectively sold more than 100 million copies in the United States.  You can read more about the life and legacy of Mary Higgins Clark via the NY Times, here

In honor of this beloved novelist, why not stop by the library to browse the shelves Mary Higgins Clark’s novels?  Below are a few favorites:

Did you know that Mary Higgins Clark’s Daughter Carol Higgins Clark is also a mystery novelist? You can find her books near her mother’s in our fiction collection.

-Jessica, Adult Services Librarian 

Pen Your Next Story at Stephen King’s Home

According to Buzzfeed, Stephen King is turning his Maine home into a writer’s retreat.  That’s right, you can now stay in Stephen King’s house!

The article mentions that King has been spending less time at his Maine property and did not want it to inevitably become a tourist attraction.  Instead, King has begun to turn it into a working literary landmark. In addition to the retreat, which can house up to five writers at a time, the property will also contain an archive of King’s work.   King’s archives were formerly housed at the University of Maine. Imagine the new stories that will be created!

October is also the perfect month to check out some of King’s horror novels.  Here are a few to put on your to-read list:

Would you stay in King’s home?  

-Jessica, Adult Services Librarian