Staff Picks

June 2024 Staff Picks

Looking for a great summer read? Try one of our recent favorites!Michelle: Darling Girls by Sally Hepworth Couldn't put it down!  Michele: Coming Home by Brittney Griner   Kelly: The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley The Watchmaker of Filigree...

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May Staff Picks

The days are getting longer, and that means more light to read with! Try one of our favorites. Michelle: Lucky Turtle by Bill Roorbach Cindra, a troubled teenager from Massachusetts and Lucky, a young man shrouded in mystery, cross paths at Camp Challenge, a...

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March 2024 Staff Picks

The days are getting longer, and that means more light to read with! Try one of our favorites. Michelle: Shark Heart by Emily Habeck There has been a lot of great press about this debut novel, but it didn't seem like something I would like. Then I saw a blurb on the...

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February Staff Picks

Looking for a good book? Try one of our favorites!Michelle: Hot and Bothered: What No One Tells You About Menopause and How To Feel Like Yourself Again by Jancee Duncan Holy hot flash. Women over 35 and the men who love them: if you haven't read this book yet, get...

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November 2023 Staff Picks

Want to make the most of your free time this holiday season? Try one of our staff favorites! Barb: You Stole My Name by Dennis McGregor   Katie: Brontorina by James Howe Despite her size and not having the proper footwear, a determined dinosaur pursues her dream...

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October 2023 Staff Picks

Halloween is nearly upon us! We've got some great picks for those that live for the season, and some for those who need a spooky break! Barb: Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins Kids who are going crazy for The Wild Robot by Peter Brown will like this one.   Lynn:...

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September 2023 Staff Picks

Longer nights and shorter days makes for great reading weather! Try one of our favorites! Barb: Stuntboy by Jason Reynolds  Favorite author and smattered with cool illustrations by Raul the Third. Wimpy Kid fans will like this one. About a sweet, anxious kid trying to...

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July / August 2023 Staff Picks

What a busy summer! Try one of our favorite reads while you try to beat the heat.  Michelle: How Can I Help You by Laura Sims Sims' novel is a compulsively readable psychological thriller appearing on over a dozen "Best of" lists. Margo works as a Library Assistant in...

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June 2023 Staff Picks

Summer's almost here! Try one of our recent favorites while you wait for the sun.  Michelle: Guncle by Steven Rowley Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP for short) is Maisie and Grant’s favorite (albeit only) uncle. He is fun and silly and spoils them rotten when they come out to...

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May 2023 Staff Picks

Need a good book? Try one of our recent favorites.  Michelle: The Eden Test by Adam Sternbergh “If you bury a body deep enough, eventually all that’s left is the secret. And the woods never tell.” Daisy & Craig’s marriage is in trouble. In hopes of saving it, and...

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