Staff Picks

Your favorite staff picks for:  Reading, Watching and Listening:

Alison:

How to Hygge: The Nordic Secrets to a Happy Life by Signe Johansen

AnnaMarie:

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

A man called Ove by Fredrik Backman

The Warden's Daughter by Jerry Spinelli

Cathy

Reading: On Beauty, by Zadie Smith

Watching: Current season of Girls

Listening: You Know Who You Are, by Nada Surf

 

Christina:

Reading A Geek In Korea by Daniel Tudor.

Watching Star on FOX.

Ellen

Reading: Marking Time by Elizabeth Jane Howard

Paper Engineering and Pop-Ups for Dummies by Rob Ives

Listening to: Sign 'O' the Times, Prince

 

Heidi

Reading: 

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHale

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Listening to: Bikini Kill

 

Jim

Reading:

The Norton Book of Light Verse, edited by Russell Baker

Watching:
The Durrells in Corfu: Season 1

Listening to:
Something to Believe In  (Nicholas Wells)

Stumbling Forward (Nicholas Wells)

Julie

Amberlough by Laura Elena Donnelly

Lilly

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Marita

Reading:

 

In the Pond by Ha Jin

Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt

 

Mary

 Reading:

 

Frida Kahlo at Home, by Suzanne Barbezat

Rise: How a House Built a Family, by Cara Brookins

Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi

Meghan

Evergreen : a novel by Belva Plain

J/YA FIC
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt

J BIO
Some Writer! :  the story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet

PIC
The Steadfast Tin Solder by Hans Christian Andersen ; retold by JooHee Yoon

 

Tim

Celebrate people's history: the poster book of resistance and revolution