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Cloud Cuckoo Land
Anthony Doerr

Seven stories in one that take place in different centuries. A lovely tome that will have you feeling satisfied when you have finished.

The Sentence
Louise Erdrich

An indigenous woman’s story of working in a bookstore haunted by a former patron during the beginning of the pandemic and riots following George Floyd’s murder in Minnesota.

Olga Dies Dreaming
Xochitl Gonzalez

Taking place in NYC, this story follows the lives of two first-generation Puerto Rican siblings whose parents were radicals. It starts out as almost a beach read but quickly becomes about family, culture, and relationships.

The Paris Apartment
Lucy Foley

A new locked room mystery, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide. Everyone’s a neighbor. Everyone’s a suspect. And everyone knows something they’re not telling.

Kent Haruf

The high plains of Colorado are the setting for this powerful and poignant story that beautifully weaves the pain and promise of love through four generations of residents in one small town.

Writers & Lovers
Lily King

Rebecca says,

A moving story of grief, heartache, love, and being an artist on the verge of success. A relatable coming-of-age tale that feels very current, despite the lack of cell phones and laptops.

Dear Librarian

Dear Librarian is a thank you to anyone who has offered a child love and support during a difficult time. Enjoy this warm story as Lydia and the librarian discover a world beyond their walls, one that sparkled with spectacular joy.

Beasts and Beauty

Bestselling author Soman Chainani respins old stories into fresh fairy tales for a new era and creates a world like no other. Twelve dangerous tales of mystery, magic, and rebellious hearts.

Don’t Hug Doug

Doug prefers not to be hugged, but there are a variety of other ways his loved ones can show him affection.

Who Put This Song On?

Morgan finds her crew of fellow outcasts, blasts music like there’s no tomorrow, discovers what being black means to her, and finally puts her mental health first.