Staff picks

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

5

A delightful read with interesting and wonderful characters. I didn't want to put it down! Read more...

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A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade

4

For anyone who's tried a little too hard to forget seventh grade, this memoir suggests it just might be worth remembering, no matter how awkward. Read more...

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Maybe One Day

4

Did you love "The Fault in Our Stars," but aren't sure what to read next? If so, this is the book for you! Read more...

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Can You Survive in the Special Forces? An Interactive Survival Adventure

4

I wanna be an Airborne Ranger, I'm gonna read about a life of danger. Sound off… Read more...

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The Girl With All the Gifts

4

Sometimes when you open Pandora's box, you get much more than you bargained for. Read more...

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As She Climbed Across the Table

5

Black holes are no match for true love. Read more...

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone

5

A gorgeous, dangerous, magical fantasy that I never want to be done with. Read more...

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Since You've Been Gone

5

Like road trips and playlists in your summer reads? This is the one for you! Read more...

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Vampires in the Lemon Grove

4

These are stories that strain credulity while endeavoring to delineate exactly those things that make us human. Read more...