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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.  A book can be delivered to any campus by request; log-in with your TCCD credentials.
  3. Looking for an e-book? Scroll down to our Online Dating Edition.

In the Library

red heart shaped tree in the middle of a forrest pathway

Clues:

  • assassins
  • last assignment
  • good and evil

 

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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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couple holding hands all surrounded by fire

Clues:

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

 

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silhouette of a couple hugging underneath a tree

Clues:

  • Greek-Americans
  • teens
  • race riots

 

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heart shaped burning flame aganist a black background

Clues:

  • cyber warfare
  • thought provoking
  • national security

 

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multiple pink blurring hearts falling aganist a black background

Clues:

  • motherhood
  • vampires
  • missing children

 

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mutiple hearts wrapped in multi-colored yarn

Clues:

  • life lessons
  • middle-aged woman
  • self actualization

 

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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
  • writer
  • Saturday Night Live

 

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a couple in silhouette holding hands watching a sunset

Clues:

  • love and resilience
  • friendship
  • mental illness

 

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ancient key sitting on a wooden box draped in white fabric with gold stars

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

hands formed into a heart looking up to the sky with the sun in the middle

Clues:

  • brothers
  • rules of civility
  • juvenile work farms

 

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small clay heart hanging by a string with smoke swirling around it

Clues:

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

 

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large balck heart surrounded by a multitude colorful hearts

Clues:

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

 

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one large blurry red heart at the bottom of a clear water lake

Clues:

  • sci-fi thriller
  • survival
  • end of the world

 

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

Clues:

  • love and grief
  • black man
  • coming of age

 

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3-D letters that spell the word love on a white background

Clues:

  • young adults
  • murder?
  • high school

 

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two frog stutues one hold a heart the other kneeling taking its picture with a camera

Clues:

  • future life
  • darkly hilarious
  • first loves

 

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brown heart shaped leaf left on the ground

Clues:

  • sequel
  • women
  • misogyny

 

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

Clues:

  • humorous
  • food writer
  • Italy

 

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silver heart-shaped lock and key and two red roses laying on green moss

Clues:

  • north Carolina
  • mystery
  • marsh girl

 

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Paris France old cartoon post card with the Eiffel tower a valentine heart and a red old fashioned key

Clues:

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

 

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several red heart-shaped balloon released in the air

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.