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Blind Date with a Book: Home

Your next literary love is out there, and we want to help you find it.

a small table with two chairs; a book sits on one chair; red hearts are scattered below the table

How it Works

Want to go on a date this February? Spice up your reading life by going on a Blind Date with a Book!

  1. Browse these single books seeking fun readers.
  2. Read the clues to choose; then click to order for library curbside pick-up.
  3. Looking for an e-book? Scroll down to our Online Dating Edition.
  4. Win a prize! Tell us how your date went.

In the Library

red and pink beads arranged in small heart-like shapes

Clues:

  • family secrets
  • "not every mistake deserves a consequence; sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness"

 

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small floating heart shaped lights

Clues:

  • blends fairy tales and myths with apocalyptic technologies
  • this one is humorous and fierce

 

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heart-shaped petals on a green vine

Clues:

  • end of the world
  • dead-pan humor
  • heros

 

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silhouette of a couple hugging underneath a tree

Clues:

  • Greek-Americans
  • teens
  • race riots

 

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threes different sized fuzzy hearts aganist a pink background

Clues:

  • women political activists
  • made a difference; changed the world
  • nonfiction award winner

 

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multiple pink blurring hearts falling aganist a black background

Clues:

  • other worldly characters
  • "not-quite-horror"
  • graphic novel

 

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mutiple hearts wrapped in multi-colored yarn

Clues:

  • freedom and opportunity
  • romance
  • personal triumph

 

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small rocked shaped hearts loosely stacked on one another

Clues:

  • extraterrestrials
  • interstellar travel
  • hero

 

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small pink and red candy hearts

Clues:

  • comedian
  • current issues
  • Emmy-nominated hit show

 

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x and o letters aganist a red background

Clues:

  • love and resilience
  • friendship
  • mental illness

 

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a pile of pink rose petals

Clues:

  • DC comics
  • a blend of modern and ancient mythology
  • series
  • Dream King

 

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falling pink confetti hearts

Clues:

  • rehabilitation
  • unflinchingly honest
  • memoir

 

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Online Dating Edition

one wine glass with mini lights in the background

Clues:

  • fathers & daughters
  • private investigator
  • New York

 

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red heart-shaped bunch of rose with a rose arrow through it

Clues:

  • "will give you nightmares"
  • classic horror
  • brutal

 

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two silver forks holding up a small red heart

Clues:

  • forgiveness and hope
  • hostages
  • laugh-out-loud funny

 

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two read hearts sticking up out of the sand

Clues:

  • a post-apocalyptic survival allegory
  • glimpses of hope & humor
  • excruciatingly beautiful

 

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small gold box wrapped with a red ribbon sitting on a dinner table; small red hearts around it

Clues:

  • disruption of the status quo
  • adoption
  • family secrets

 

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several pink and red carnations

Clues:

  • "Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars"
  • murder?

 

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one rose laying across a white dinner plate

Clues:

  • future life
  • darkly hilarious
  • first loves

 

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Clues:

  • one of the "Top Ten Books of the Year"
  • espionage thriller
  • clever

 

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three red rose bunch on a white table with tiny heart confetti around it

Clues:

  • suspense
  • mesmerizing
  • spell-binding stand-alone novel

 

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open red rose laying next to two wine glasses with a tiny red candy heart in the front

Clues:

  • thought-provoking
  • twist and turns
  • coming-of-age story

 

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wine glass with red punch containing a heart-shaped sliced strawberry; tiny red hearts scattered around the base of the glass

Clues:

  • historical fiction
  • French girl and German boy
  • beautifully written

 

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single formal dinner setting; one white salad plate stacked on top of a white dinner plate with a gray napkin wrapped around a full set of sliverware place on top of it all

Clues:

  • "should be a required read"
  • eye-opener
  • low income

 

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TCC Libraries Digital Display Archive

The Tarrant County College District Libraries are pleased to provide a wide assortment of digital displays and online exhibits designed to educate, inform, entertain, and engage our entire community, and to help support the learning experience outside of the traditional classroom environment.  To view more of these web-based displays, visit our Digital Display Archive page.