January 2020 Staff Picks

New year can only mean one thing… a fresh start to a new year of reading! Check out what the staff of the Livingston Library is reading this month to get some inspiration for your 2020 to-read pile!

Jessica, Adult Services: Stargazing at Noon by Amanda Torroni &  I Hope My Voice Doesn’t Skip by Alicia Cook 

Archana, Adult Services: Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev

Katie, Head of Adult Services: Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Ragini, Patron Services: The Golden Son by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Karen, Teen Services: Nothing to See Here by Wilson and The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets by Sarah Miller

Diane, Youth Services: Dear Girls by Ali Wong 

Amanda, Youth Services: The Unicorn Rescue Society The Chupacabras of the Rio Grande by Adam Gidwitz & David Bowles

Joe, Youth Services: Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Anna, Head of Youth Services: Erased by Kei Sanbe and Death Note by Tsugumi Oba

Amy, Director:  The Topeka School by Ben Lerner

topeka   star   pride

Happy Reading!

Historical Fiction Not Set During WWII

Why does it seem like so many recommended historical novels take place during WWII?  If you’re looking to change up your historical fiction setting, try one of these reads!

snow   roses   shop

-Jessica, Adult Services Librarian