Find your new favorite reads with this collection of top titles curated by our expert librarians.
"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"
"In this intimate journey of self-discovery, Sam sets out along Scotland's rugged ninety-six-mile West Highland Way to map out the moments that shaped his views on dreams and ambition..."
Every City Is Every Other City
"For the first time in his life, Gord Stewart is going to have to leave the sidelines and get into the game. Even if it might get him killed."
It's OK To Be Angry About Capitalism
A progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and what transformational change would actually look like.
My Heart Is A Chainsaw
"Stephen Graham Jones, called "one of our most talented living writers" by Tommy Orange, explores the changing landscape of the West through his distinct voice of sharp humor and prophetic violence."
"The Martian meets Multiplicity in Edward Ashton's high concept science fiction thriller, in which Mickey7, an "expendable," refuses to let his replacement clone Mickey8 take his place."
Around the World in 80 Plants
"Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to life the science of plants by revealing how their worlds are intricately entwined with our own history, culture, and folklore."
The Midnight Library
"Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived."
"With the vibrant and close-knit Pilson neighborhood playing a supporting role, Napolitano's latest novel investigates the deep, maddeningly frustrating, and ever-present love of family"
The Engineer's Wife
"Spanning 1864--1884, Wood's impeccably researched debut narrates the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge from the viewpoint of a woman central to its creation."
Fiction, Historical Fiction
The Quarry Girls
"Heather and Brenda have a secret. Something they saw in the dark. Something they can't forget. They've decided to never tell a soul. But their vow is tested when their friend disappears"
"From the creators of the Academy Award-nominated documentary My Octopus Teacher, an immersive journey into the underwater world that inspired it-and holds transformative lessons for us all."
"This is one of King's early classics and his second novel, where he offers us his reinterpretation of Bram Stoker's Dracula."
Hang the Moon
"Walls's breathtaking latest (after The Silver Star) traces the trajectory of two feuding Virginia families and a woman who rises to the top of a bootlegging empire."
It. Goes. So. Fast.
"In this touching memoir, Kelly (The Bullet), cohost of NPR's All Things Considered, meditates on her complicated emotions during her oldest son's senior year of high school."
"The powerful story of an inspiring doctor who made a difference, by helping to create a program to care for Boston’s homeless community."
The Giver of Stars
A breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond in Depression-era America.
- The Giver of Stars
Waterman takes an unprecedented journey down the Colorado River, paddling in his kayak and hiking on foot, all 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains to its Mexican delta.
- Running Dry
Six teenagers meet at a summer camp. The friendships endure and even prosper, but also underscore the differences in their fates, in what their talents become and the shape their lives take.
The Last Thing He Told Me
A fast-moving, heartfelt thriller about the sacrifices we make for the people we love most.
Ducks: Two Years in the Oils Sands
This is an untold story of Canada: a country that prides itself on its egalitarian ethos and natural beauty while simultaneously exploiting both the riches of its land and the humanity of its people.
Erin and her friends from college are shaken by the death of Silas. They are plunged into a waking nightmare when they take a pill Silas learned of that allows them to see-and interact with-ghosts.
How We Live Is How We Die
Understand the many changes in our lives to find more freedom and less fear. We might try to resist, but endings happen in every moment: the end of a relationship, the end of a day, the end of life.
A Deadly Education: a Novel
At the Scholomance, monsters are everywhere and the breakfast might kill you, but the wonderful cast of characters will grab ahold of your heart and you’ll never want to leave this deadly school.
Part satire, part soap opera, Election is an uncommon look at an ordinary American high school, and the extraordinary people who inhabit it.
A Famine of Horses: a Sir Robert Carey Mystery
The first in an engaging series, this briskly paced debut rich in spiky characters, eccentric accents, and, above all, a charismatic hero with a sense of honor and a sense of humor.
The Lady and the Octopus: How Jeanne Villepreux-Power Invented Aquariums and Revolutionized Marine Biology
Jeanne Villepreux-Power, to keep sea creatures alive for her studies, had to invent a contraption to hold them―the aquarium
The Lost Apothecary
A subversive and intoxicating debut novel of secrets, vengeance and the remarkable ways women can save each other despite the barrier of time.
This speaks for a new generation of lost boys, and all those born into beautiful, cursed places they can't imagine leaving behind.
- Jeannie and Alice