The Cartographers

Jane’s Pick: The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd What a magical little mystery – I loved this book! I had heard good things about it but purposely went into reading it knowing very little about the plot. Quickly, the writing drew me into the mystery – how can I resist historic public libraries, archives, and maps?!?…

15 Must-Reads for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite titles in our collection by and about women who have helped shape our history and have paved the way for future generations of women to come. Check out these 15 recommendations and find a new favorite today! The Agitators:…

News of the World

Alberto’s Pick – News of the World directed by Paul Greengrass. In News of the World, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Tom Hanks) — a Civil War veteran — travels the U.S. countryside in 1870, reading the latest newspapers to customers who can afford to pay him a dime apiece. On the road, Kidd finds a…

Solutions and Other Problems

Natasha’s Pick: Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh To say this book is an interesting one, isn’t doing it justice. To say that I only loved this book doesn’t even come close. It toes the lines of being a graphic novel and just being a book with lots of illustrations that it sits there with…

Cross Her Heart

Sara’s Pick: Cross Her Heart by Meilida Leigh When Bree Taggert was a little girl, her parents were killed in a murder-suicide.  She and her siblings survived and she promised her little sister to protect her “cross her heart”. But when she gets a distressed call from her sister, she’s not there to protect her,…

Today I am Carey

Sara’s Pick: Today I am Carey by Martin L. Shoemaker Set in the near future, an android assists Alzheimer’s patient, Mildred, with long term care. He is able to fill in the gaps in her memory of the past and can replicate the appearance and personality of family members so when she asks “Is that…

In Five Years

Sara’s Pick: In Five Years by Rebecca Serle Dannie Kohan has a good life. She’s a planner, a lawyer at a top firm in New York, has a boyfriend, soon-to-be fiancé and a wild and crazy best girlfriend, Bella. Dannie knows where she’s going and when and how. Then she has a dream, waking next…

The Liar’s Girl

Sara’s Pick: The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan How A young woman has been living abroad in the Netherlands for 10 years after her boyfriend confessed to, and was convicted of, being a serial killer. The police contact her when the murders start again after 10 years. Will is still in prison but claims to…

They Both Die at the End

Kathryn’s Pick: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera “You may be born into a family, but you walk into friendships. Some you’ll discover you should put behind you. Others are worth every risk.” – Adam Silvera, They Both Die at the End Adam Silvera hides nothing with this title yet, after reading…