Find your new favorite reads with this collection of top titles curated by our expert librarians.
Under the Whispering Door
"Hilarious, haunting, and kind, Under the Whispering Door is an uplifting story about a life spent at the office and a death spent building a home."
Audiobooks, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance
"cutting-edge science supports a truth that poets, artists, mystics, and earth-based cultures across the world have proclaimed over millennia: life on this planet is radically interconnected"
"Romance author Yarros blends the epic tale of a reluctant dragon rider's coming-of-age with a sexy dark academia aesthetic in her astounding debut fantasy."
Fantasy, Fiction, Romance
New translation by Emily Wilson--"The greatest literary landmark of antiquity masterfully rendered by the most celebrated translator of our time."
"Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance."
Ways of Being
"A brilliant, searching exploration of different kinds of intelligence--plant, animal, human, artificial--and how they transform our understanding of humans' place in the cosmos"
How to Find Your Way Home
A warm, life-affirming novel about what happens when a sister discovers that her brother is homeless, and in reconnecting with him learns the true meaning of belonging
Ahiahia: The Orphan
"After intruders enter their iglu and murder his parents, an Inuit boy is taken in by his grandmother, who does everything she can to protect him."
Killers of the Flower Moon
"Tells the story of the brutal murders behind white settlers' attempted dispossession of an Osage family's Oklahoma lands, under which lay some of the world's most valuable oil fields."
Around the World in 80 Trees
"AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY TREES, beautifully illustrated by Lucille Clerc, is about eighty different trees species and their intricate relationships with people, animals and other plants."
The Power of Trees
"An illuminating manifesto on ancient forests: how they adapt to climate change by passing their wisdom through generations, and why our future lies in protecting them."
"Weaving together the stories of three extraordinary women across five centuries, Emilia Hart's Weyward is an enthralling novel of female resilience and the transformative power of the natural world."
- Laura & Jill
Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction
Failure is an Option
"H. Jon Benjamin--the lead voice behind Archer and Bob's Burgers--helps us all feel a little better about our own failures by sharing his own in a hilarious memoir-ish chronicle of failure."
Audiobooks, Memoir, Non-Fiction
"Passionate advocate for end-of-life care and TikTok star Nurse Hadley shares moving stories of joy, wisdom, and redemption from her patients' final moments, offering powerful lessons on facing death"
Learned By Heart
"A heartbreakingly gorgeous novel based on the true story of two girls who fall secretly, deeply, and dangerously in love at boarding school in 19th century York"
Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance
"In her new book, Amy Bloom writes about loving her husband and helping him to end his life after a diagnosis of Alzheimer's."
The Paris Dressmaker
"Based on true accounts of how Parisiennes resisted the Nazi occupation in World War II—from fashion houses to the city streets—comes a story of two courageous women who risked everything to fight"
- Melissa S.
Audiobooks, Historical Fiction, Romance
I Will Read to You
"A young boy heads into the woods to read bedtime stories to vampires, witches, skeletons, and other kinds of monsters who have no one to help them to sleep"
"This is an old story. It is about a girl named Otilla who runs away. It is also about a house in the woods, and a skull who lives there, and a secret the skull has"
"This creatively wacky and interactive exploration of the abstract concepts of the human experience, such as feelings and thoughts, encourages readers to look past the visible"
"A darkly funny, frightening novel about a young woman learning how to take what she wants, from a witch who might be too good to be true."
Fiction, Horror, Thriller
"In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem"
"Laura Lippman tells the story of Amber Glass, desperately trying to get away from her tabloid past but compulsively drawn back to the city of her youth and the prom date who destroyed everything"
"Cline's absorbing novel follows opportunistic twentysomething Alex after she is dumped by older art dealer Simon in his tony beach town."
The Peacock and the Sparrow
"During the Arab Spring, an American spy's final mission goes dangerously awry in this explosive, bold, and eerily realistic debut from a former CIA officer"
Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store
"Follows a community as they work together to save a young deaf Black boy, Dodo, from unjust institutionalization in 1930s America."
"Gathering moss is a mix of science and personal reflection that invites readers to explore and learn from the elegantly simple lives of mosses."
"This is a scientific exploration of what traits led to the dominance of Homo sapiens and how we have evolved to evade the laws of natural selection and now design the world around us."
The Last Ranger
"A skirmish between a local hunter and a wolf biologist turns violent, and a park ranger, facing his own personal demons, sets out to determine what really happened."