Staff Picks

Your favorite staff picks for:  Reading, Watching and Listening

 

Alison

Reading...

The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart (nonfiction)

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver (fiction)

Listening...

Reading Glasses (podcast)

Ann

Watching...

the Durrells of Corfu

AnnaMarie

Reading...

Eventown by Haydu Corey Ann

Soof by Weeks Sarah 

Ellen

Reading...

Belgravia by Julian Fellowes

Listening to...

The Best of Hank Williams

Heidi

Reading...

An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago by Alex Kotlowitz

Ten Years' a Nomad: A Traveler's Journey Home by Mathew Kepnes

Feminasty by Erin Gibson

Jim

Reading...

Young Torless (Robert Musil)

Ghosts (Henrik Ibsen)

The Ferryman (Jez Butterworth)

The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons (Bob Eckstein, ed.)

Watching...

Young Torless

Ghosts

All Is True

Tales of Terror

Listening to...

Origin of Love (Mika)

The Prom (Original Broadway Cast)

Anticipation (Carly Simon)

That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be (Carly Simon)

Karen

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill (adult, quirky rom-com)

Slay by Brittany Morris (teen, contemporary fiction, mixing high school and video games)

The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere by Pico Iyer (adult, essays)

Watching:

The Good Place

Listening:

SIX the Musical: studio cast recording

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text -- podcast

Kerry

Reading... 

Archangel's War by Nalini Singh

Ash Kickers by Sean Grigsby

Kingdom of Exiles by Maxim M. Martineau

Watching...

Superstore

The Blacklist

Supernatural

Charmed 

Kevin

Reading...

Cat Pictures by Naomi Kritzer

Watching...

Parks and Recreation

Listening to...

The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Cliff Stoll

Lilly

Reading...

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling 

Listening...

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Marita

Reading...

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

The second-worst restaurant in France by Alexander McCall Smith

Educated by Tara Westover

Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Listening...

This is not the end by MLCK

Mary

Reading...

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

Meghan

Reading...

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain (YA FIC) 

The Heart's Invisible Furies (Adult FIC)

 Where the Crawdad's Sing by Delia Owens

Children's FIC

My Happy Life (there are 5 Dani books, read 1-3, this is the title of the first) written by Rose Lagercrantz ; illustrated by Eva Eriksson ; translated by Julia Marshall 

Children's PIC

Who Wet My Pants? written by Bob Shea ; illustrated by Zachariah OHora  Had to share a pic cuz it's just too cute:

Melinda

Reading...

Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellman

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

Listening...

You're Wrong About.... podcast

Watching...

Dear White People, Volume 3

Sojourner

Reading...

Autumn, by Ali Smith

Evvie Drake Starts Over, by Linda Holmes

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

Tales of the City, by Armistead Maupin

Watching...

Booksmart

Fleabag, Season 2