Staff Recommendations

What We’re Reading

The Midnight Library

By Matt Haig

"This is a wonderful 'What if' story. I loved how each decision changed Nora's life in the most unexpected ways." - Staff member Holly Howard 

"'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, to see how things would be if you had made other choices. Would you have done anything differently, if you had the chance to undo your regrets? Up until now, Nora Seed's life has been full of misery. When she finds herself in the Midnight Library, she can now undo every decision she regrets. But things aren't always what she imagined they'd be..."

American Gods
by Neil Gaiman

"Neil Gaiman at his best! Love it!" - Christi Crump, ADO

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Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. His wife has been killed; a stranger offers him a job and Shadow, with nothing to lose, accepts. But a storm is coming. Beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a war is being fought – and the prize is the very soul of America.

An inspired combination of mythology, adventure, and illusion, American Gods is a dark and kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth and across an America at once eerily familiar and utterly alien. It is, quite simply, a contemporary masterpiece.

Skuldyggery Pleasant

By Derek Landy

"I think Derek Landy is an amazing writer. The series is hilarious, heart wrenching, and packed with action. Even as an adult this is one of my favorites!" - Staff member Sydni Fecher

 

She's twelve and he's dead.  But together they're going to save the world....Hopefully. Read along as one formidable teenage girl, one well-dressed skeleton detective and a cast of magical characters both good and evil come together in Derek
Landy’s Skulduggery Pleasant series.

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