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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.
 



Staff Picks

The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey book cover

The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey

Heather recommends this twist on zombie fiction, which you may recognize from the recent movie adaptation. Bleak but with a ray of hope (maybe?), it offers a fresh take on a familiar trope.

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Click here to download the eBook from Overdrive.
Click here to download the audiobook from Overdrive.

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel book cover

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

Carol recommends this book, the true story of Christopher Knight. Known as the North Pond Hermit, Knight walked into the woods of Maine at the age of 20 and was not seen again for 27 years. The book offers a fascinating look at his reasons for wanting solitude and the astounding feat of surviving Maine winters in a tent.

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Click here to download the eBook: from Overdrive / from Axis 360
Click here to download the audiobook from Overdrive.

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell book cover

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Heather recommends this intricate, literary fantastical book by the author of Cloud Atlas, Slade House, and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet. Mitchell's work is engrossing and rewards close attention and an interest in small details.

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Click here to download the eBook: from Overdrivefrom Axis 360.

The Traitors Kiss by Erin Beaty book cover

The Traitor's Kiss by Erin Beaty

Anne recommends this combination of fantasy, romance, and political intrigue. Sage is supposed to be married off but chooses instead to work as the matchmaker’s apprentice. As she and a unit of soldiers accompany a group of prospective brides, a plot to overthrow the king is discovered, and Sage is recruited by one of the soldiers to spy for them. But the soldier is also a spy... and things get complicated! This is an exciting story with strong characters and lots of adventure that demands a sequel.

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Click here to download the eBook from Axis 360.

 

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Some Previous Library Displays
 

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Community Read 2017:
Hidden America
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Transform Your Life
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Gratitude
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