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(Updated 2-6-2018)

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RECENT Favorites — within the past year
OLDER Favorites — over the past few years
Popular Classics — books we turn to over & over

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Afterlives
Thomas Pierce

Technically, Jim died–but no white lights or angels. He sets off to find out why … then things get kooky.
I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death
Maggie O'Farrell

O’Farrell’s stories of her brushes with death are fascinating and thought-provoking, even comedic.
An American Marriage
Tayari Jones

Two newlyweds embody the American Dream … until Roy is charged with  a heinous crime.
Love, Hate and Other Filters
Samira Ahmed

An Indian-American teen copes with romance, xenophobia, and cultural divides. YA-Adult crossover.
Educated: A Memoir
Tara Westover

Raised by survivalists in Idaho, Tara never set foot in a classroom…but went on to get a Ph.D.
This Love Story Will Self-Destruct
Leslie Cohen

Boy meets girl. Girl…goes home with someone else. A new "When Harry Met Sally."
Everything Here Is Beautiful
Mira T. Lee

Loving a sister with mental illness challenges the strongest of bonds.
Maze at Windermere
Gregory Blake Smith

Five parallel stories over 300 years at an estate in Newport, Rhode Island. "Staggeringly brilliant," says Washington Post.
Girls in the Picture
Melanie Benjamin

A fascinating tale of the creative partnership between two Hollywood  legends.


Perfect Nanny
Leila Slimani

This perfect nanny murders her young charges. Based on a real life crime. Gripping, unnerving.

Hazel Wood
Melissa Albert

The smoke-&-mirrors world as a creepy, dark fairy tale comes to life.
Red Clocks
Leni Zumas

When the U.S. bans abortions in this near future dystopia, the lives of 4 women are changed. Handmaid's Tale 2.0.
How to Stop Time
Matt Haig

He looks like a 41-year-old high school teacher, but Tom's actually 400; he even knew Shakespeare.
This Could Hurt
Jilian Medoff

Work colleagues balance ambition, hope & fear as economic forces threaten their jobs. Funny and compassionate.


Recent Favorites


Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins

My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante

The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Truly Madly Guilty 
Liane Moriarty

Nightingale
Kristin Hannah

Life We Bury
Allen Eskins

Circling the Sun
Paula McClain

So You've Been Publicly Shamed
John Ronson

When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi

My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout

Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler

The Girls
Emma Cline

Summer Before the War 
Helen Simonson

Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware

Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George
A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara

Before the Fall
 
Noah Hawley

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dead Wake 
Erik Larson

Miller's Valley
Anna Quindlen

Wright Brothers
David McCullough

Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende

Our Souls at Night
Kent Haruf

Rent Collector
Camron Wright

Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff

Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Boston Girl
Anita Diamant

Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee

Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi

What She Knew
Gilly Macmillan


Older Favorites


Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown

A Man Called Ove 
Fredrik Bachman

I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

Light Between Oceans
H.D. Stedman

Me Before You
JoJo Moyes

Ordinary Grace
Kent Kruege

Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin

My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor

Rosie Project 
Graeme Simison

Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Flight Behavior
Barbara Kingsolver

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

Station Eleven 
Emily St. John Mandel
Round House
Louise Erdrich

Goldfinch 
Donna Tartt

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs

Being Mortal 
Atul Gawande

Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty

The Circle
Dave Eggers

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Klein

Underground Girls of Kabul 
Jenny Nordberg

Brooklyn
Colm Toibin

What Alice Forgot
Liane Moriarty

We Are...Completely Beside Ourselves 
Karen Fowler

The Miniaturist
Jessie Burton

Wild...Lost and Found on the...Trail
Cheryl Strayed

Where'd You Go, Bernedette
Maria Semple

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookshop
Robin Sloan


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