Genre Picks

Banned Books Pick of the Week: Nonfiction Edition

In honor of Banned Books Week happening later this month, every Staff Pick of the Week this month will feature Banned Books. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books that people have attempted to ban, but we believe you should choose what you read – not someone else.  Young Adult […]


24 Sci Fi Books that Predicted the Future

Perfectly in theme with this summer’s reading program theme is: Sci Fi Books that Predicted the Future! Check out these 24 great titles and read a couple before Summer Reading ends. Don’t forget to log your reading and turn in your raffle tickets so you can be entered into our […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Enigma by Robert Harris

This week’s staff pick of the week is Enigma by Robert Harris.  A code breaking mystery set in WWII, this book has it all and is a rivetingly good read. “A gripping World War II mystery novel with a cryptographic twist, Enigma‘s hero is Tom Jericho, a brilliant British mathematician working as a member […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

  This week’s staff pick of the week is The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen.  A mildly futuristic fantasy that our staff member wasn’t sure they’d like, but they were “ensnared” after the first few pages.  An excellent novel about a strong young woman trying to figure out who she […]


No Idea What to Read Next?

2013 was a phenomenal year for books, and there are a lot of “best of 2013” lists.  If you don’t know what to read this summer, why don’t you check out one of last year’s best? Andrew Carnegie Medal Shortlist & Similar Works Best of the Best Books List: 2013 […]