Find your new favorite reads with this collection of top titles curated by our expert librarians.
Touch the Brightest Star
A charming book that touches on the magic of the night through rhyming prose and beautiful blue hued illustrations.
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
In one of the best and most succinct introductions to Zen practice, the important teacher Shunryu Suzuki discusses posture and breathing in meditation as well as selflessness, emptiness & mindfulness
The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness
"A fresh, fierce, and timely meditation on data, pain, time, and the limited capacity of literature to comprehend life and death in a sensate and vulnerable body."
This Is How It Always Is
"Inspired by her own daughter's transition, Frankel tells Poppy's story with compassion and humor"
- Gloria & Melissa
Ministry for the Future
"Robinson masterfully integrates practical details of environmental crises & geoengineering projects into a sweeping, optimistic portrait of humanity's ability to cooperate in the face of disaster"
All About Love
"All About Love is a blueprint for finding myriad types of love, which hold the redemptive power to change our minds and lives."
Promises of Gold
"Promises of Gold explores many forms of love and how "a promise made isn't always a promise kept," as Olivarez grapples with the contradictions of the American Dream"
"New York City cop Barry Sutton investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome, a mysterious affliction that drives its victims mad with memories"
You Better Be Lightning
"A queer, political, and feminist collection guided by self -reflection."
"Poet and scholar Camille T. Dungy recounts the seven-year odyssey to diversify her garden in the predominately white community of Fort Collins, Colorado"
The Book of Everlasting Things
"A lush, sweeping debut novel in the vein of All the Light We Cannot See, about a Hindu perfumer and a Muslim calligrapher, who fall in love against the backdrop of Partition"
Go As A River
A book with beautiful prose set in a post WWII Colorado mountain town, inspired by true histroical events and bringing depth and emotion to a young woman's coming of age story of resielience and love.
"Twenty Questions is a charming invitation to speculate without limits and know no bounds." Illustrated by Chirstian Robinson
The Wolf Suit
"Bellwether Riggwelter is out of blackberries. While he loves gathering treats and roaming the forest, he dreads running into the very dangerous wolves."
Miracle In the Andes
"Nando Parrado regained consciousness to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as family members and supporters, had crashed deep in the Andes."
"After accidentally bringing the Sanderson Sisters back from the dead, Max, Dani, and Allison race to stop their plans to torment Salem for all of eternity." Illustrated by Gris Grimly
Such Sharp Teeth
"A young woman in need of a transformation finds herself in touch with the animal inside in this gripping, incisive novel"
The Boy Crisis
Examines issues challenging today's young men in the areas of education, mental health, sexuality, and leadership, outlining a comprehensive blueprint for parents, teachers, and policymakers to help
The Covenant of Water
"set in Kerala, South India, following three generations of a family seeking the answers to a strange secret"
"Distinguishes medical falsehoods from evidence-backed truth on topics including exercise, supplements, diets, alternative medicine, vaccines, and more."
"At the beginning of his career, a young man gives up his chance to become a successful novelist in order to work as a sportswriter."
"Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend."
The Way of Imagination
"Essays on out-of-the box thinking as a modality of response to climate change, status quo, and political disruption."
"An enjoyable historical fiction with great and nuanced characters, especially strong women."
Art Before Breakfast
"For aspiring artists who want to draw and paint but just can't seem to find time in the day, Gregory offers 5- to 10-minute exercises for every skill level that fit into any schedule"
"It is a hot summer in rural Ireland. A child is taken by her father to live with relatives on a farm, not knowing when or if she will be brought home again."
The War of Art
"In this powerful, straight-from-the-hip examination of the internal obstacles to success, bestselling author Steven Pressfield shows readers how to identify, defeat, and unlock the inner barriers"
Remarkably Bright Creatures
"A luminous debut novel about a widow's unlikely friendship with a giant Pacific octopus reluctantly residing at the local aquarium"
"From disability advocate with a PhD in disability studies and creative nonfiction, an essay collection based on a lifetime of experiences in a paralyzed body"