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Monthly Staff Picks

Looking for something good to read? Try some of our monthly staff picks. These books were read and enjoyed by people who work right here at Glendale Public Library -- and we're people who know books. Click on the image or the title to read a summary and/or place a hold on the book. Feel free to ask any of our staff to recommend some good books when you visit us in person, too.

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December Staff Picks
Wish upon a star


Wish Upon a Star
by Trisha Ashley

The dogs of Christmas


The Dogs of Christmas
by W. Bruce Cameron

A small miracle


A Small Miracle
by Peter Collington

The most precious gift : a story of the Nativity


The Most Precious Gift
by Marty Crisp



by Katie Crouch

A quilt for Christmas


A Quilt for Christmas
by Sandra Dallas

Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption


by Lauren Hillenbrand

Station eleven : a novel


Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandell

Rain reign


Rain Reign
by Ann M. Martin

Throne of glass


Throne of Glass
by Sarah J. Mass

Ebola : the natural and human history of a deadly virus


by David Quammen

The last straw


The Last Straw
by Fredrick Thury

The Christmas miracle of Jonathan Toomey


The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
by Susan Wojciechowski

The Christmas light


The Christmas Light
by Donna VanLiere

November Staff Picks
Gutenberg's apprentice : a novel


Gutenberg's Apprentice
by Christie, Alix.



by Phil Klay

The winter people


Winter People
by Jennifer McMahon

The Boundless


by Kenneth Oppel


The Hawley book of the dead : a novel


Hawley Book of the Dead
by Chrysler Szarlan



October Staff Picks
Somewhere safe with somebody good


Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good
by Jan Karon

Orphan train : a novel


Orphan Train
by Christina Baker Kline

A river Sutra


A River Sutra
by Gita Mehta

The night circus


The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern

Ghost seer


Ghost Seer
by Robin D. Owens

Paw and order


Paw and Order
by Spencer Quinn

Murder in Murray Hill


Murder in Murray Hill
by Victoria Thompson

Illusions of fate


Illusions of Fate
by Kiersten White

September Staff Picks
Careless people : murder, mayhem, and the invention of the Great Gatsby


Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of the Great Gatsby
by Sarah Churchwell

Saving Lucas Biggs


Saving Lucas Biggs
by Marisa de Los Santos
and David Teague

Henry's sisters


Henry’s Sisters
by Cathy Lamb



by Jojo Moyes


Riding the bus with my sister : a true life journey

Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey
by Rachel Simon



August Staff Picks
Simply perfect


Simply Perfect
by Mary Balogh

The phantom of Fifth Avenue : the mysterious life and scandalous death of heiress Huguette Clark


The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark
by Meryl Gordon

The book of life : a novel


The Book of Life
by Deborah Harkness

The silver linings playbook


The Silver Linings Playbook
by Matthew Quick


The care and management of lies : a novel of the great war


The Care and Management of Lies
by Jacqueline Spears



July Staff Picks
The third plate : field notes on the future of food


The Third Plate
by Dan Barber



by Diana Gabaldon

The possibilities


The Possibilities
by Kaui Hart Hemmings

A game of thrones


A Song of Ice and Fire (series beginning with A Game of Thrones)
by George R.R. Martin

The girl you left behind


The Girl You Left Behind
by Jojo Moyes

Margarita Wednesdays : making a new life by the Mexican sea


Margarita Wednesdays
by Deborah Rodriguez

The late scholar : the new Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane mystery


The Late Scholar
by Jill Paton Walsh

That summer


That Summer
by Lauren Willig

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