Arwen's Pick

“The Mercy Seat” is a profound and deeply

thought-provoking novel set during the twelve

hours leading up to the scheduled execution

of a young black man for the alleged rape of

a white woman in a small Louisiana town in

1943. Moving from voice to voice, this novel

portrays a town, it’s people and its injustices.


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!


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.


Nicole's Pick

Ariel Burger’s recollections of his time as Elie Wiesel’s student and friend are a true treasure to us all. He does an excellent job sharing Wiesel’s wisdom and story for all to access. A must read.


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.


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.


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!