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January Reader's Den: "The House of Silk" by Anthony Horowitz and Read-a-Likes

Thank you to all the readers and followers of the Reader's Den!

I hope everyone enjoyed The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz and his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. I sure did! I hope all the avid readers will come back for next months Reader's Den and hopefully Anthony Horowitz will continue the Sherlock Holmes series.

Here are two lists of books available at NYPL: the first is a series 

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Reader's Den January: "The House of Silk" Discussion Questions

I hope everyone has read (or is reading) the newest Sherlock Holmes novel, The House of Silk, and has met (or are meeting) the wonderfully complex characters — including an encore performance from Sherlock's brother, Mycroft Holmes.

Many questions came to mind, especially relating to the House of Silk's subject matter. In the spirit of not giving away the secrets of the novel, for those who intend to read (or are reading) it, here are some questions that 

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January Reader's Den: "House of Silk" Author Information

"Holmes, you insist upon seeing yourself as a machine... Even a masterpiece of impressionalism is to you nothing more than a piece of evidence to be used in the pursuit of a crime." — Dr. John Watson.

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson are back on the case in this new adventure, and Anthony Horrowitz certainly brings them to life. This title introduces a new vision of how Holmes and Watson interact with their foes and allies. It also provides a new dimension to the vision that is Sherlock Holmes. This latest novel is titled

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January Reader's Den: "The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel"

Welcome to the January edition of the Readers Den!

Sherlock Holmes is back and better than ever with the Arthur Conan Doyle Estate's authorization of the novel The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz. This month we will discuss the House of Silk and its similarities/differences to the original series and the spirit of our favorite sophisticated sleuth.

Once again, THE GAME'S 

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November Reader's Den: "Infinity" Closing

Thank you for all the readers and followers of the Reader's Den! I hope everyone enjoyed Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon and enjoyed Nick's adventure with Zombies, Dark-Hunters, and his own dark secret. The adventures continue in the next book of the series, Invincible

If you are interested in Adult Sci-Fi/Fantasy romance novels, here is a list of Read-a-like authors: 

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November Reader's Den: "Infinity" Discussion Questions

After reading or while reading Infinity — there are lots of questions that come to mind! I know I certainly had a few! What struck you as you were reading? Here are some questions to get the discussion started, but please don’t feel limited to answering only the questions below. Go ahead and add your own questions or comments.

    The theme of free will and destiny flows throughout the book. Do you think Nick’s life has 
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November Reader's Den: Info on "Infinity"

"I am what I have become because of the interference and secrets of one creature. Had things been done differently, my life would have been a whole other enchilada. I would not be where I am today and I would have had a life worth living instead of the nightmare my life has become.

"But no, by keeping his deepest secrets, my best friend betrayed me and turned me into the darkness I have come to embrace. Our fates and destinies were 

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Reader's Den: "Infinity" by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Welcome to the November edition of the Readers Den! For the month of November, we will be reading Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

As a little introduction to the book:

Nick Gautier is an average 14 year old boy; he goes to school and listens to his mother.  The only problem is: his friends are trouble, and when Nick decides not to mug a tourist, they turn on him. Enter Kyrian of Thrace, who introduces Nick 

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