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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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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

Outlander

 

Outlander
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


June Staff Picks
 
Mark of the lion

 

Mark of the Lion
by Suzanne Arruda

The orchardist : a novel

 

The Orchardist
by Amanda Coplin

The circle

 

The Circle
by Dave Eggers

For the benefit of those who see : dispatches from the world of the blind

 

For the Benefit of Those Who See
by Rosemary Mahoney

The Martian : a novel

 

The Martian
by Andy Weir

The secret life of Violet Grant

 

The Secret Life of Violet Grant
by Beatriz Williams


May Staff Picks
 
The sweet by and by

 

The Sweet By and By
by Todd Johnson

We were liars

 

We Were Liars
by E. Lockhart

The emperor's children

 

The Emperor’s Children
by Claire Messud

Me before you

 

Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes

Dorothy must die

 

Dorothy Must Die
by Danielle Paige

Teatime for the firefly

 

Teatime for the Firefly
by Shona Patel

 

The statistical probability of love at first sight

 

The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
by Jennifer E. Smith

 

 


April Staff Picks
 
Finding Mr. Right

 

Finding Mr. Right
by Emily Carmichael

Cruel beauty

 

Cruel Beauty
by Rosamund Hodge

Turn of mind

 

Turn of Mind
by Alice LaPlante

Shadows

 

Shadows
by Robin McKinley

Picture me gone

 

Picture Me Gone
by Meg Rosoff

Divergent

 

Divergent
by Veronica Roth


March Staff Picks
 
The Emerald Mile : the epic story of the fastest ride in history through the heart of the Grand Canyon

 

The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon
by Kevin Fedarko

Mother, daughter, me : a memoir

 

Mother, Daughter, Me: A Memoir
by Katie Hafner

The descendants

 

The Descendants
by Kaui Hart Hemmings

The invention of wings

 

The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd

River road

 

River Road
by Jayne Ann Krentz

Son of a gun : a memoir

 

Son of a Gun: A Memoir
by Justin St. Germain

 

The devil's arithmetic

 

The Devil’s Arithmetic
by Jane Yolen

 

 


 
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