Staff Picks


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Alison was entertained by:

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green


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Jill enjoyed:

Exit West by Hamid Mohsin


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Sarah, Chris, and Alice highly recommend:

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

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Dennis was fascinated by:

Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel


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Grace learned some life lessons in:

Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler

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Grace also enjoyed:

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

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Teresa recommends:

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

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Paula was touched by:

Sadness is a White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher

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For the younger reader Paula recommends:

 Accidental Samurai Spy by Mariko Tatsumoto

Ayumi’s Violin by Mariko Tatsumoto

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Laura hopes this works:

Oh Crap! Potty Training: Everything Modern Parents Need to Know to Do It Once and Do It Right by Jamie Glowacki 

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Joanna ate up:

Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking by Michael Solomonov

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Joanna also was intrigued by:

What Matters Most is How You Walk Through the Fire by Charles Bukowski

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Andy was fascinated by:

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

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Jeanne was inspired by:

If Women Rose Rooted by Sharon Blackie

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Chris was engrossed in:

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig


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John the explanations in:

Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (and Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics by Jon Butterworth

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Jake was entertained and educated by:

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

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