Weekly Staff Picks

What is the library staff most excited to get home and read? We recommend these latest releases!


Just As I Am

Author: Cicely Tyson

ISBN: 9780062931061

At last, the Academy, Tony, and three-time Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer, Cicely Tyson, tells her stunning story, looking back at her six-decade career and life.

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Tropic of Stupid: A Novel

Author: Tim Dorsey

ISBN: 9780062967503

Serge A. Storms embarks on a tour to meet his long-lost relatives in this latest madcap entry in the bestselling series from Florida's "compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny" (Boston Globe) Tim Dorsey.Devoted Floridaphile Serge Storms is a lover of history, so he's decided to investigate his own using one of...

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A Thousand Ships: A Novel

Author: Natalie Haynes

ISBN: 9780063065390

"With her trademark passion, wit, and fierce feminism, Natalie Haynes gives much-needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War." - Madeline Miller, author of CirceShortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction, a gorgeous retelling of the Trojan War from the perspectives of the many women involved in its...

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Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It

Author: Ethan Kross

ISBN: 9780525575238

Tell a stranger that you talk to yourself, and you're likely to get written off as eccentric. But the truth is that we all have a voice in our head. When we talk to ourselves, we often hope to tap into our inner coach but find our inner critic instead...

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Let Me Tell You What I Mean

Author: Joan Didion

ISBN: 9780593318485

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We Could Be Heroes

Author: Mike Chen

ISBN: 9780778331391

An extraordinary and emotional adventure about unlikely friends and the power of choosing who you want to be.Jamie woke up in an empty apartment with no memory and only a few clues to his identity, but with the ability to read and erase other people's memories - a power he...

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Prodigal Son: An Orphan X Novel

Author: Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250252289

As a boy, Evan Smoak was pulled out of a foster home and trained in an off-the-books operation known as the Orphan Program. He was a government assassin, perhaps the best, known to a few insiders as Orphan X. He eventually broke with the Program and adopted a new nameThe...

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The Mask Falling

Author: Samantha Shannon

ISBN: 9781635570328

Dreamwalker Paige Mahoney has eluded death again. Snatched from the jaws of captivity and consigned to a safe house in the Scion Citadel of Paris, she finds herself caught between those factions that seek Scion's downfall and those who would kill to protect the Rephaim's puppet empire. The mysterious Domino...

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Bride of the Sea

Author: Eman Quotah

ISBN: 9781951142452

Spanning four decades and two continents, Bride of the Sea illuminates a family fraught with secrets, rivalries, and estrangements against the backdrop of the Gulf War, 9/11, and a rapidly changing world.During a snowy Cleveland February, newlyweds Muneer and Saeedah are starting their lives in America and expecting their first...

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