The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

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Anne, one of our Adult Services Librarians, recommends The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin. Keep reading to learn more about why she suggests this book.

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I Am Legend by Richard Matheson: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

Where to find this book at Reed Memorial Library:

  • Adult Fiction or Adult Paperbacks or Adult Audiobooks or Hoopla
  • Call number: FIC Matheson or PB Matheson or V MATH
  • View it on our catalog

Anson, our IT Coordinator, is sharing his recommendation of I Am Legend by Richard Matheson this week. Keep reading to get his thoughts on this classic.

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Stepping Stones and Apple Crush by Lucy Knisley: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

Stepping Stones and Apple Crush by Lucy Knisley

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Where to find Apple Crush at Reed Memorial Library:

Brittany from Youth Services is giving us a 2-for-1 recommendation with the Peapod Farms graphic novels! Read on to learn more about these middle grade reads.

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The Duke and I by Julia Quinn: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

The Duke and I (Bridgerton series) by Julia Qunn

Where to find this book at Reed Memorial Library:

  • Adult Fiction or Large Print
  • Call number: FIC Quinn or LP Quinn
  • Also available as eBook or eAudiobook
  • View it on our catalog

Nicole from Public Services recommends The Duke and I by Julia Quinn. Read what she has to say about this one!

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The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera

Where to find this book at Reed Memorial Library:

  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Call number: J FIC Higuera
  • View it on our catalog

This one goes out especially to our young readers: Sarah from Public Services recommends The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera, a newly released middle grade novel. Keep reading to learn more about this book.

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The Magic of Ordinary Days by Ann Howard Creel: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

The Magic of Ordinary Days by Ann Howard Creel

Where to find this book at Reed Memorial Library:

  • Large Print
  • Call number: LP Creel
  • View it on our catalog

If you’re a fan of historical fiction, today’s staff book recommendation may interest you! Laura, one of our Public Services Library Associates, recommends The Magic of Ordinary Days by Ann Howard Creel.

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The Best Cook in the World by Rick Bragg: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick Bragg

Where to find this book at Reed Memorial Library:

  • Adult non-fiction
  • Call number: 641.5975 B73
  • View it on our catalog

Love a good recipe? Our Youth Services Programming Associate Fran, known to storytime-goers as “Miss Fran,” recommends The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick Bragg. Although we have the physical book in our non-fiction collection, Fran says that she and her mother listened to the audiobook from Libby. The author narrates this book in his “southern drawl,” which helps set the mood and tone of his stories.

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The Heartbeat of Trees by Peter Wohlleben: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

Where to find this book at Reed Memorial Library:

  • Adult non-fiction
  • Call number: 304.2 W826
  • View it on our catalog

The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bonds with Forests and Nature is the newest book published by Peter Wohlleben, author of many books, including The Hidden Life of Trees. Written in short chapters, this book explores a wide variety of topics relating to trees and forests. It begins by discussing human senses and why our sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing have evolved because of our history of forest dwelling.

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