Self-Isolation Reading List #10

Marielle's Picks

  • Hello from Renn Lake by Michele Weber Hurwitz
  • Orphan Eleven by Gennifer Choldenko

Jennifer's Pick

  • Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Anna's Picks

  • The Guest List by Lucy Foley
  • Orange, Volume 1 by Ichigo Takano

Mary's Picks

  • The Council of Dads by Bruce Feiler
  • Twelve Patients by Eric Manheimer

Drew's Picks

  • The Library of the Unwritten by A J Hackwith
  • The Lions of al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay

Pam's Picks

  • Ghosts of Harvard by Francesca Serritella
  • Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
  • Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Hadley's Picks

  • The Outsider by Stephen King
  • The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Sarah's Picks

  • Lovely War by Julie Berry
  • Her Last Flight by Beatriz Williams

Elise's Picks

  • A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
  • I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maureen Goo

Sarah F's Picks

  • Her Body and Other Parties (stories) by Carmen Maria Machado
  • We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry
Hello from Renn Lake Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984896322
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - May 26th, 2020

The environmental activism of Hoot meets the summer friendship of Lemons in this heartfelt story about community, conservation, and standing up for the things you love.


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Orphan Eleven Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385742559
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wendy Lamb Books - May 26th, 2020

An engaging adventure from a Newbery Honor-winning storyteller for readers who love the circus, and anyone who has dreamed of finding the perfect home.

Four orphans have escaped from the Home for Friendless Children. One is Lucy, who used to talk and sing. No one knows why she doesn't speak anymore; silence is her protection.


The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781338635171
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - May 19th, 2020

Ambition will fuel him.
Competition will drive him.
But power has its price.


The Guest List: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062868930
Availability: Backordered - Usually Ships in 14-90 days
Published: William Morrow - June 2nd, 2020

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


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orange: The Complete Collection 1 Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626923027
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Seven Seas - January 26th, 2016

EISNER-NOMINATED SERIES

A Plea From the Future


The Council of Dads: A Story of Family, Friendship & Learning How to Live Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061778773
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 17th, 2011

Soon to be a major NBC primetime drama


Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital (The Inspiration for the NBC Drama New Amsterdam) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781455503872
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 2nd, 2013

In the spirit of Oliver Sacks and the inspiration for the NBC drama New Amsterdam, this intensely involving memoir from a Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital looks poignantly at patients' lives and highlights the complex mind-body connection.


The Library of the Unwritten (A Novel from Hell's Library #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806376
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ace - October 1st, 2019

In the first book in a brilliant new fantasy series, books that aren't finished by their authors reside in the Library of the Unwritten in Hell, and it is up to the Librarian to track down any restless characters who emerge from those unfinished stories.


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The Lions of al-Rassan Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060733490
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Voyager - June 28th, 2005

Award-wining author Guy Gavriel’s sixth novel, hauntingly evocative of medieval Spain, is both a brilliant adventure and a moving story of love, divided loyalties, and what happens to men and women when hardening beliefs begin to remake -- or destroy -- a world.


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Ghosts of Harvard: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525510369
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Published: Random House - May 5th, 2020

TEEN VOGUE BOOK CLUB PICK • A Harvard freshman becomes obsessed with her schizophrenic brother’s suicide. Then she starts hearing voices.


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Ask Again, Yes: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982106997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - May 5th, 2020

The triumphant New York Times Bestseller * The Tonight Show Summer Reads Pick *

Named one of the best books of the year by People, Vogue, Parade, NPR, and Elle

“This is one beautiful book.


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375725609
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Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

This New York Times bestseller intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.


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The Outsider: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781501181009
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - June 4th, 2019

Now an HBO limited series starring Ben Mendelsohn!​

Evil has many faces…maybe even yours in this #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King.

An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is discovered in a town park.


The Husband's Secret Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451490049
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - June 27th, 2017

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF BIG LITTLE LIES.
 
One of the Best Books of the Year—Entertainment Weekly
One of the Top Ten Books of the Year—People
 
At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read…


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Lovely War Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780147512970
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Published: Penguin Books - February 4th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller!

A sweeping, multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates--and the hearts--of four mortals in their hands.


Her Last Flight: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062834782
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Published: William Morrow - June 30th, 2020

One of Summer’s Most Anticipated Reads, according to Goodreads, SheReads, and Bookish

“I think Beatriz Williams is writing the best historical fiction out there. It’s lush with period detail but feels immediate.”—Elin Hilderbrand


A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781619635203
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury YA - May 1st, 2018

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit—and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well.


I Believe in a Thing Called Love Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250158413
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Published: Square Fish - May 8th, 2018

A funny young adult novel about a Korean-American girl who uses K-Drama techniques to snag the boyfriend of her dreams.

One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2017

One of Seventeen.com's Best YA Books of 2017
"Hilarious." Publishers Weekly, starred review


Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell


We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524748098
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - March 3rd, 2020

"We Ride Upon Sticks . . . is for the kind of adults who watch Stranger Things and still have, somewhere, an athletic award inscribed on a paper plate." —NPR