OUR FAVORITES

 
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Arwen's Pick

“Educated” is a tale of fierce family loyalty,

and of the grief that comes of severing one’s

closest ties. Tara Westover’s account of her

struggle for self-invention is a story that

will stay with you long after you close the book.

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Tegan's Pick

For years, rumors of the “marsh girl” have

haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the

North Carolina coast. So in late 1969 when

a local man is found dead, the locals immediately

suspect Kya Clark, the so-called “marsh girl.”

This is a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, with

twists and turns throughout, one you will not be

able to put down!

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Charlee's Pick

America’s national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams, the New York Times bestselling author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks and an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them.


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Nicole's Pick

Ocean Vuong has a mastery of language that is truly a gift. This is a story of deep emotion and humanity that left me feeling a stillness and sense of sad calm that’s hard to explain. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is written as a letter to the protagonists mother that explores the contemporary themes of immigration, home, the opioid crisis, the many facets of love and relationships, and examines the scars we all collect. A must read and easily makes my personal top five.

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Avery's Pick

An unforgettable and intimate look into

the life of Robin Williams. Itzkoff

allows readers a rare, detailed look at

Robin, a man loved by many but truly

understood by few.

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Janice's Pick

A ring of daring female spies known as

the Alice Network left a legacy of blood

and betrayal during the Great War. This

funny and heartbreaking novel tells the

little-known story of two courageous women

and their epic journey of war-time glory

and sacrifice.

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Fayette's Pick

How do we deal with the epidemic of fake

news? Are nations and religions still

relevant? What should we teach our children?

This book is a probing and visionary

investigation into today’s most urgent

issues as we move into the unchartered

territory of the future. Fascinating and

essential reading!