Staff Picks

Your favorite staff picks for:  Reading, Watching and Listening

 

Alison

Reading...

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moultie and Maritza Moulite (YA fiction)

Talking as Fast as I Can by Lauren Graham (memoir)

Ann

Watching...

the Durrells of Corfu

Modern Love

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...

Formation: A Woman's Memoir of Stepping at Out Line by Ryan Leigh Dostie

Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory: Stories by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Rogue and Gambit: Ring of Fire by Kelly Thompson

Watching...

Ricky and Morty Season 1

City On A Hill (Showtime)

Listening too...

Operation Ivy (Available in the Commonwealth Catalog)

Let the Dominoes Fall /Rancid

Moondance /Van Morrison 

Jim

Reading...

Stormy [picture book], by Guojing

White [essays], by Bret Easton Ellis

Watching...

Strawberry & Chocolate

The V.I.P.'s

Struck by Lightning

Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story [documentary]

Light in the Water [documentary]

Hal [documentary]

Listening to...

Got It Covered (Ty Herndon)

Songs from the Trees: A Musical Memoir Collection [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...

The Joy of Search: A Google Insider's Guide to Going Beyond the Basics by Daniel M. Russell

Springtime in a Broken Mirror by Mario Benedetti

Three Women by Lisa Taddeo

Watching...

Parks and Recreation

Listening to...

The Weight of the Globe by Lily and Madeleine

Front Row Seat to Earthy by Weyes Blood

Lilly

Reading...

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

Listening...

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Marita

Reading...

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Watching...

The Last Black man in San Francisco

The Public

Mary

Reading...

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

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...

Akin by Emma Donaghue

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith

Watching...

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman

Sojourner

Reading...

There There, by Tommy Orange

Red, White & Royal Blue, by Casey McQuiston

Listening...

Aventine, by Agnes Obel

My Finest Work Yet, by Andrew Bird

The Highwomen, by The Highwomen