OUR COLLECTION

STAFF PICKS

Check out some of our staff’s favorite books and DVDs below!  Click on any of the book or DVD covers below to learn more about the item or to place a hold request.

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Caroline  ♦  Missy  ♦  Caitlin  ♦  Blake  ♦  Diane

Caroline’s Recommendations

When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
Go With the Flow by Lily WIlliams & Karen Schneemann
One by One by Ruth Ware
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
The Galaxy and the Ground Within by Becky Chambers
Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
I miss you when I blink : essays / Mary Laura Philpott.
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
Shrill by Lindy West
Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes
The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams
Good Talk by Mira Jacob
All Systems Red by Martha Wells
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
There There by Tommy Orange
Lumberjanes, Vol 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, and Shannon Watters
Books Can Be Deceiving by Jenn McKinlay
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag
Wow, no thank you : essays / Samantha Irby
Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker, illustrated by Wendy Xu
One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean

Missy’s Recommendations

The husband
Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts
Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer
Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Downton Abbey, Season 1
The house in the cerulean sea / TJ Klune.
The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman
Only time will tell / Jeffrey Archer.
The last flight / Julie Clark.
Yellowstone : Season 1
The storied life of A.J. Fikry : a novel / Gabrielle Zevin.
The wife upstairs / Rachel Hawkins.
Perestroika in Paris : a novel / Jane Smiley.

Caitlin’s Recommendations

A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti, read by Julia Whelan
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
The Fact of a Body: A Gripping True Crime Murder Investigation by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, read by Cassandra Campbell
Followers by Megan Angelo
Shuggie Bain : a novel / by Douglas Stuart.
A court of thorns and roses / Sarah J. Maas
Solutions and other problems / Allie Brosh

Blake’s Recommendations

All the Devils Are Here by Louise Penny
Her last flight : a novel / Beatriz Williams.
Instruments of darkness / Imogen Robertson.
Lincoln on the verge : thirteen days to Washington / Ted Widmer
Caste : the origins of our discontents / Isabel Wilkerson.
The house on Vesper Sands : a novel / Paraic O
Nothing More Dangerous by Allen Eskens
The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era by Gareth Russell
Gale Force by Owen Laukkanen
The Accomplice by Joseph Kanon
The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
Winter Grave by Helen Tursten
A Better Man by Louise Penny

Diane’s Recommendations

When I Was Invisible by Dorothy Koomson
IQ by Joe Ide
Blue Monday by Nicci French
Body Breaker by M.W. Craven
Blood, Salt, Water by Denise Mina
The Trespasser by Tana French
Streets of Darkness by A.A. Dhand
A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh
Singapore Sapphire by A. M. Stuart
The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan
The Dead Ex by Jane Corry
In a Dry Season by Peter Robinson
The Breaker by Minette Walters
August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones
The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey
The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
Tea with Mussolini
Alice by Christina Henry
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan
Brat Farrar / Josephine Tey