staff picks

Staff Pick of the Week: Terry Pratchett

You may or may not have heard that author Terry Pratchett died this past Thursday at the age of 66.  A wonderfully imaginative author, he is best known for his Discworld novels.  We recommend one of his books as this week’s Staff Pick.  A couple staff favorites are Small Gods […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas is this week’s staff pick of the week.   Below is the synopsis for the first book, and the series just gets better with every installment.   Our staffer says that the first book is pretty decent, the second is very good, and […]


Staff Pick of the Week: A Good Indian Wife by Anne Cherian

This week’s staff pick is A Good Indian Wife by Anne Cherian.  This is a charged novel about arranged marriage and Indian culture in the 1980s, in India and America. “Handsome anesthesiologist Neel prides himself on his decisiveness, both in and out of the operating room. So when he agrees […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is this week’s staff pick.  A fantastic story about love, friendship, and some of the darker things in life, all behind the glittering lights of the circus.  As it’s set in the 1930’s, there is unfortunately some animal abuse in the novel so please be […]


YA Book Award Winners & Staff Picks

Did you know that we have a great selection of Young Adult books?  Did you also know that lots of adults read YA too? This ever-changing collection has tons of great reads!  If you’re looking for somewhere to start, we recommend checking out our YA Staff Pick Bookmarks (there are […]