Staff Picks

Ever been curious what books are on a librarian's bookshelf? We asked our staff members for their choice picks! 


200815-Staff-Picks-SarahM

From Sarah's Bookshelf:

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan

Henry, Himself by Stewart O'Nan

Emily, Alone by Stewart O'Nan

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

From Laura's Bookshelf:

The Thief of Always by Clive Barker

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson

The Seven and a Half Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay 

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

200829-Staff-Picks-Elizabeth

From Alison's Bookshelf:

At Home by Bill Bryson

Frankly In Love by David Yoon

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton

A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre

The Selection by Kiera Cass

200926-Staff-Picks-Bea

From Becky's Bookshelf:

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Old Bones by Preston & Child

Devolution by Max Brooks

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen

200822-Staff-Picks-Laura

From Elizabeth's Bookshelf:

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Dark Fire by C.J. Sansom

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

200919-Staff-Picks-Alison

From Bea's Bookshelf:

Craigslist Confessional by Helena Dea Bala

Shiner by Amy Jo Burns

The Less People Know About Us by Axton Betz-Hamilton

The Valedictorian of Being Dead by Heather B. Armstrong

As Nature Made Him by John Colapinto

The Color of Water by James McBride

201003-Staff-Picks-Becky

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