Come on by your favorite MPL location and enjoy the latest selection of books, CD’s and DVD’s recommended by our dedicated staff!
March Staff Recommendations
- Nightwise, by R.S. Belcher. [Palm View Branch] “Modern sci-fi noir; a Roger Zelazny flavor with an urban twist.” ~John D.
- The Night Dahlia, by R.S. Belcher. [Palm View Branch] “2nd book in the Laytham Ballard series that began with Nightwise.” ~John D.
- The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah. [Main Library] “This beautifully written novel follows the story of a family trying to find their purpose as they relocate to the scenic wilderness of Alaska. It is the ultimate story of survival.” ~Jeremy
- The Rule of Law, by John T. Lescroart. [Lark Branch] “I like legal thrillers sometimes and this one is good. The author is pretty reliable.” ~Sean
- Devil In a Blue Dress, by Walter Mosley. [Main Library] “The novel is an important contribution to African-American and ethnic detective fiction in that it focuses on a black protagonist who falls into the role of detective.” ~Gabriel
- Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover. [Main Library] “Tara Westover recounts her childhood in a family of farm hills survivalists. Kept from school and the secular world, she eventually finds her way to an education of her choice and a semblance of normalcy.” ~Kate
Children’s Easy Books
- Be Kind, by Pat Zietlow Miller. [Palm View Branch] “How two simple words can change the world.” ~Maria O.
- Personal Finance, by Eric Tyson. [Lark Branch] “It is well organized.” ~Sean
- American Overdose, by Chris McGreal. [Lark Branch] “The topic is interesting.” ~Sean
- 101 Things I learned In Engineering School, by John Kuprenas. [Lark Branch] “I think the illustrations and graphs are nice and it is not technical.” ~Sean
- Essential Spain, by Lauren Frayer. [Lark Branch] “It is pretty detailed and it has some nice photos and maps.” ~Sean
- Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, [Lark Branch] “It is fun and it is almost a spoof.” ~Sean