B's Favorite Books

Ever wonder what the librarians read? Check out our rotating staff picks lists! This month we're featuring Becca's favorites. In general she reads genre fiction (mostly horror), thrillers, and memoirs. Becca is likely to pick up books with LGBTQ+ themes or authors.

Updated March 7, 2024
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Atlas of the heart : mapping meaningful connection and the language of human experience
Brown, Brené
Paper Book
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In Atlas of the Heart, Brené Brown writes, "If we want to find the way back to ourselves and one another, we need language and the grounded confidence to both tell our stories and be stewards of the stories that we hear. This is the framework for...
The echo wife
Gailey, Sarah
Paper Book
Sarah Gailey's The Echo Wife is "a trippy domestic thriller which takes the extramarital affair trope in some intriguingly weird new directions."--Entertainment Weekly I'm embarrassed, still, by how long it took me to notice. Everything was right there in the...
Starling house
Harrow, Alix E.
Paper Book
A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick 'Alix E. Harrow is an exceptional, undeniable talent' - Olivie Blake, author of The Atlas Six Step into Starling House - if you dare. Alix E. Harrow reimagines Beauty and the Beast in this...
Weyward
Hart, Emilia
Paper Book
*As seen on BBC's BETWEEN THE COVERS * A #2 Times bestseller * A New York Times bestseller OVER 500,000 COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE PRE-ORDER EMILIA HART'S STUNNING NEW BOOK THE SIRENS NOW
The Southern Book Club's guide to slaying vampires : a novel
Hendrix, Grady
Paper Book
"This funny and fresh take on a classic tale manages to comment on gender roles, racial disparities, and white privilege all while creeping me all the way out. So good."-Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of The Other Black Girl Now in paperback,Steel Magnoliasmeets Draculain...
Thornhedge
Kingfisher, T.
Paper Book
From New York Times bestselling author T. Kingfisher, Thornhedge is the tale of a kind-hearted, toad-shaped heroine, a gentle knight, and a mission gone completely sideways. *A very special hardcover edition, featuring foil stamp on the casing and custom...
Under the whispering door
Klune, TJ
Paper Book
A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, AND INDIE BESTSELLER One of Buzzfeed's "Best Books of 2022"! An Indie Next Pick! A Locus Awards Top Ten Finalist for Fantasy Novel A Man Called Ove meets The Good Place in Under the...
The unspoken name
Larkwood, A. K.
Paper Book
'An astounding debut . . . unlike anything I've read before' - Nicholas Eames, author of Kings of the Wyld Does she owe her life to those planning her death . . . Csorwe was raised by a death cult steeped in old magic. And on her fourteenth birthday,...
Feed them silence
Mandelo, Lee
Paper Book
Lee Mandelo dives into the minds of wolves in Feed Them Silence, a novella of the near future. What does it mean to "be-in-kind" with a nonhuman animal? Or in Dr. Sean Kell-Luddon's case, to be in-kind with one of the last remaining wild wolves? Using a neurological...
Middlegame
McGuire, Seanan
Paper Book
A HUGO AWARD FINALIST! WINNER OF THE LOCUS AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY NOVEL, 2020! A Pick on the 2020 RUSA Reading List! New York Times bestselling and Alex, Nebula, and Hugo-Award-winning author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to...
Know my name : a memoir
Miller, Chanel
Paper Book
Universally acclaimed, rapturously reviewed, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography, and an instant New York Times bestseller, Chanel Miller's breathtaking memoir "gives readers the privilege of knowing her not just as Emily Doe, but as Chanel Miller the writer,...
Gideon the ninth
Muir, Tamsyn.
Paper Book
Gideon the Ninth is the first book in the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Locked Tomb Series, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle!...
The only one left
Sager, Riley
Paper Book
PRE-ORDER NOW! THE BRAND NEW HEART-POUNDING GOTHIC THRILLER FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOREveryone believes that Lenora Hope is a mass murderer. When the Hope family was massacred decades ago, she was the only one left after that tragic night.Mute, paralysed and confined to a...

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