Reading Recommendations from the Staff of NHPL


Jill’s picks

News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Connie’s picks 

A face like glass by Frances Hardinge
Little cat’s luck by Marion Dane Bauer
The power by Naomi Alderman
The first rule of punk by Celia C. Perez
She persisted: 13 American women who changed the world by Chelsea Clinton
Radio Free Vermont by Bill McKibben

Barbara’s picks 

Us Against You by Fredrik, Backman
Tangerine
by Christine Mangan
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

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Liz’s picks 

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdich
The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty
To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones
Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
One of the Boys by Daniel Magariel
Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Eileen’s picks

The Girl from the Train by Irma Joubert
Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby
The Undomestic Goddess by Sophia Kinsella
Who Do You Love? by Jennifer Weiner
Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

 Marge’s picks 

Barkskins by Anne Proulx
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI by David Grann
The Ginger Tree by Oswald Wynd
Agent Garbo: the brilliant, eccentric secret agent who tricked Hitler and saved D-day  by Stephan Talty

Susan’s picks

The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Life Drawing by Robin Black
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

Carolyn’s picks

The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom