It's a well-known fact that librarians have great taste in books. Here's what our staff has been reading lately.
"The novel has strong character development and much background information, which helps one appreciate the famous movie adaptation even more." —Jim O., South Mandarin Branch Library
"Everyone knows about Vincent Van Gogh but what they don’t know is the support that his brother gave him throughout his life. Without Theo the world would not have the Vincent that is known now. This is a biography about brothers." —Christie R., South Mandarin Branch Library
"As much as I enjoy new technologies, I am also appreciative of the stories and sacrifices made by past generations." —Jason E., Pablo Creek Regional Library
"This was recommended to me by a library customer so thought I would give it a try. What a wonderful book. I loved that the autistic main character, Ginny, tells the story, letting us know what it is like in her mind. We also get to see her unique thought-processes and emotional issues." —Midge R., University Park Branch Library
"This was a moving story of a Pakistani-American teenager whose parents have always told her that she is free to be who she wants to be, but when it comes to marriage, her parents will make the decision for her. I recommend this to anyone wanting their knowledge of different cultures and learn something new." —Mina F., University Park Branch Library
"Eric Jerome Dickey has written a lot of novels, but this title caught my eye. He is a great writer." —Theresa B., University Park Branch Library
"I enjoy this mystery series for its sense of cozy family and humor, even while addressing some very serious topics that are relevant in today’s headlines. I find myself relating to the characters and wanting to live in the picturesque village of Three Pines." —Tonja F., Argyle Branch Library
"This book reveals that decisions and promises that we sometimes make when we are very young can haunt us and affect our lives in ways we never would have known. The characters live with their demons and eventually come to terms with themselves." —Pauline J., Argyle Branch Library
If you have ever wondered why Florida is the way it is, then read this book. I was surprised at the number of things that came out of Florida. It isn’t just Mickey Mouse, alligators and orange juice!" —Kristi D., Argyle Branch Library
"I love this mystery series, set in the roaring twenties in Australia. The TV show Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries was based on the books. You can watch via our Hoopla app!" —Kathleen K., Brentwood Branch Library
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