Staff Picks

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The library staff LOVES to read, listen, and watch. Here are some of the staff's favorites from 2018. Some titles are new, some are older, but all come highly recommended!

  Amanda - Children's Desk    
  Sadie by Courtney Summers
  A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma
  The Good House by Tananarive Due
  The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
  The Endless (DVD)



  Amy - 2nd Floor Information Desk  
  Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan
  The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee
  The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú
  Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
  Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult


  Cindy - Circulation Desk 
  Absent in the Spring by Agatha Christie (writing as Mary Westmacott)
  A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg
  On Reading Well by Karen Swallow Prior
  Loving Vincent (DVD)

Cynthia - 2nd Floor Information Desk
The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoore #2) by Jessica Townsend

Diane - Children's Desk
Pretty Kitty by Karen Beaumont
Truck Full of Ducks by Ross Burach
Santa Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan
Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

Emily - Teen Services Intern
Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson
The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir
Lady Bird (DVD)
Riverdale (DVD: tv series)

Kate - 2nd Floor Information Desk
Will Not Attend by Adam Resnick
The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox
Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
Love, Simon (DVD)
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

  Kelli - Technical Services/Children's Desk 
  Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
  Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
  Hunger by Roxane Gay
  Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (DVD) 

  Klare - Technical Services/2nd Floor Information Desk 
  The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson
  Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owen
The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
Educated by Tara Westover

  Melanie - Circulation Desk 
  Perfectly Clear by Michelle LeClair and Robin Gaby Fisher
  Serpentine Laurell K. Hamilton
  Etched in Sand by Regina Calcaterra
  Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
                        Dr Who (DVD: tv series)

Richard - Former Library Director
Death of a Policeman by M.C. Beaton
The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
The Jungle Grows Back by Robert Kagan
Old Man's War by John Scalzi 

  Sarah - Circulation Desk 
  Ghosted by Rosie Walsh
  The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
  Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty
  The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss


 Sarah - Administrative Assistant 
 The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst by Nicholas Tomalin & Ron Hall
 I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle MacNamara
 Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
 The Society of Timid Souls by Polly Morland
 The Road to Jonestown by Jeff Guinn