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Good Reads

Looking for something great to read, watch, or listen to? On this page you'll find suggestions from library staff for your next book, audiobook, or DVD! Check out what's in our current or past displays, or scroll further down for staff picks.

 


On Display at the Library


Currently on display:

Check out some of your fellow patrons' favorite books! We'll have a full list of recommendations available later in the spring.



Some previous displays:


Community Read 2017:
Hidden America
Look Up To The SKY over a picture of a galaxy
Libraries Transform banner
Transform Your Life
Most Popular in 2015 text in blue with yellow stars on either side Piglet against a bokeh white/pink/purple background with the quote
Gratitude
Every Hero Has a Story... yellow text angled up and to the right If you like The Girl on the Train... So you've read Lean In... what's next?


 


 

Staff Picks

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins book cover

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

Heather recommends this dark contemporary fantasy that suggests a world of magic, myth and great power underlying and surrounding our own.

Click here to find it in our catalog.
Click here to download the eBook: from Overdrive / from Axis 360
Click here to download the audiobook from Overdrive.

Lets Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell book cover

Let's Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell

Heather recommends this touching and profound memoir of grief, recovery, and resilience.

Click here to find it in our catalog.

Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith book cover

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Heather recommends this remarkable book by physician Gawande, author of The Checklist Manifesto. Being Mortal explores our society's current and historical approaches to death and dying, with the aim of changing how we approach these topics to enable us to age and approach death in better and more fulfilling ways.

Click here to find the book in our catalog.
Click here to download the eBook from Overdrive.
Click here to download the eBook from Axis 360.
Click here to download the audiobook from Overdrive.
Click here to download the audiobook from Axis 360.

Coffin Road by Peter May book cover

Coffin Road by Peter May

Nancy recommends this mystery set on the remote Isle of Harris in Scotland's Outer Hebrides. A man washes up on the beach with no memory of who he is or how he got there. As the story unfolds, there is a dead body, bees, a rebellious teenager, and DSI George Gunn (who we first met in May's Lewis Trilogy, though this is a stand alone). Coffin Road is character driven, but the plot has some twists and turns, and May's writing style evokes the wild beauty of the west coast and islands of Scotland, making the landscape another character in the tale.

Click here to find this book in our catalog.
Click here to download the eBook from Overdrive.
Click here to download the eBook from Axis 360.

 

Click here to see past staff picks.