Weekly Staff Picks

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


Second Chances: A Marine, His Dog, and Finding Redemption

Author: Craig Grossi

ISBN: 9780063009523

The author of the heartwarming Craig and Fred tells the deeply emotional and inspiring story of the next phase of their lives together: working closely with prison inmates in Maine who raise and train puppies to become service dogs.On their travels across America, former US Marine Craig Grossi and his...

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Permission to Dream

Author: Chris Gardner

ISBN: 9780063031562

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Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Author: Patrick Radden Keefe

ISBN: 9780385545686

The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions: Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until...

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Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Author: Serhii Plokhy

ISBN: 9780393540819

A harrowing account of the Cuban missile crisis and how the US and USSR came to the brink of nuclear apocalypse.Nearly thirty years after the end of the Cold War, today's world leaders are abandoning disarmament treaties, building up their nuclear arsenals, and exchanging threats of nuclear strikes. To survive...

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What Comes After: A Novel

Author: JoAnne Tompkins

ISBN: 9780593085998

In misty, coastal Washington State, Isaac lives alone with his dog, grieving the recent death of his teenage son, Daniel. Next door, Lorrie, a working single mother, struggles with a heinous act committed by her own teenage son. Separated by only a silvery stretch of trees, the two parents are...

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In the Company of Killers

Author: Bryan Christy

ISBN: 9780593187920

Tom Klay is a celebrated investigative wildlife reporter for the esteemed magazine The Sovereign. But Klay is not just a journalist. His reporting is cover for an even more dangerous job: CIA agent. Klay's press credentials make him a perfect spy--able to travel the globe, engage both politicians and warlords...

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When the Stars Go Dark: A Novel

Author: Paula McLain

ISBN: 9780593237892

Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna, desperate and numb, flees to the Northern California village of Mendocino to grieve. She lived there as a child with...

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Hana Khan Carries On

Author: Uzma Jalaluddin

ISBN: 9780593336366

Sales are slow at Three Sisters Biryani Poutine, the only halal restaurant in the close-knit Golden Crescent neighborhood of Toronto. Hana waitresses there part time, but what she really wants is to tell stories on the radio. If she can just outshine her fellow intern at the city radio station...

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The Good Sister: A Novel

Author: Sally Hepworth

ISBN: 9781250120953

From the outside, everyone might think Fern and Rose are as close as twin sisters can be: Rose is the responsible one, with a home and a husband and a fierce desire to become a mother. Fern is the quirky one, the free spirit, the librarian who avoids social interaction...

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