Off the Shelf

Mad Scientist Journal, June 2019

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Ah, librarians. We're an odd but endearing lot. I've long wanted to write a story using just lists, and since I'm a librarian, I immediately thought of the lists of missing books my library produced. Some of the books would just wander off the shelf for years before magically showing up again, and you had to wonder what they had gone through. So I created a story combing missing books and paranormal romance. Because, why not?