Staff's Picks


A Million Ways to Die in the West

Seth MacFarlane

Recommended by: Sheila U

This is not a typical western; it is raunchy, bawdy, and filled with graphic language.  But it is also hilariously funny.  Read by Jonathan Frakes (from Star Trek: The Next Generation), it is a novelization of the movie "A Million Ways to Die in the West", that was in theaters earlier this summer.  


Walking On Water

Richard Paul Evans

Recommended by: Nancy B

The final book n "The Walk" series.  I am not going to tell you if he made it to Key West.

It was not a disappointment.


Mr. Mercedes

Stephen King

Recommended by: Earnestine B

   On a cold and foggy morning, people are lined up for the job fair. A stolen Mercedes emerges from the fog. It is headed straight toward the people in line. Eight are killed and many are wounded. The driver of the of the stolen car isn't found.

   Retired cop, Bill Hodges, is despondent because he couldn't bring the killer to justice. On the verge of suicide, he receives a letter from the killer. So starts the cat and mouse game, a game that could cost more innocents their lives.

   This is a thrilling ride. Stephen King delivers.


Cavendon Hall

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Recommended by: Ellen P

Bestselling author Taylor does it again.  This will please her readers and fans of Downton Abbey too.


Blossom Street Brides

Debbie Macomber

Recommended by: Nancy B

Can three very different women who meet in their local yarn shop find strength in their new friendship  to deal with their problems that arise. Anyone who has read Debbie Macomber knows it will all work out.


Midnight Crossroad

Charlaine Harris

Recommended by: Earnestine B

  Midnight Texas is a small town that has seen better days. The town has just a few businesses that are open. The town also has few full-time residents.

  When newcomer, Manfred Bernardo, moves to Midnight he has a secret that the residents soon discover. Like Manfred, they also have their own secrets.

  This a new series that is a trilogy by Charlaine Harris. This a fantasy that has quirky characters that fans will love.


The Fault In Our Stars

John Green

Recommended by: Sheila U

The Fault in Our Stars tells the story of two teens with cancer, who embark on a trip to Amsterdam to meet a favorite author.  The movie is due in theatres on June 6th - read the book before you see the movie!


Smart money, smart kids: raising the next generation to win with money

Ramsey, Dave

Recommended by: Ellen P

Dave teams up with his daughter to give advice specially on teaching kids about money.  Another winner for Ramsey.


Death of a Policeman

M.C. Beaton

Recommended by: Earnestine B

Local police stations all over Scotland are being closed and Hamish McBeth fears his will be next. Detective Chief Inspector Blair takes this opportunity to send a young policeman, Cyril Sessions, to spy on Hamish.

  Hamish discovers the spy and he is determined to have a good report to headquarters. Unfortuately Cyril is found murdered and Hamish races to find his killer.

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