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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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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



February Staff Picks
The boy on the porch


The Boy on the Porch
by Sharon Creech

Labor Day


Labor Day
by Joyce Maynard

The pursuit of Mary Bennet : a Pride and prejudice novel


The Pursuit of Mary Bennet
by Pamela Mingle

Where'd you go, Bernadette


Where’d you go, Bernadette
by Maria Semple

January Staff Picks
The circle


The Circle
by Dave Eggers

A confederation of valor : Valor's choice ; The better part of valor


Valor’s Choice
by Tanya Huff

The boy on the wooden box : how the impossible became possible... on Schindler's list


The Boy on the Wooden Box
by Leon Leyson

History decoded : the 10 greatest conspiracies of all time


History Decoded
by Brad Meltzer

The bookstore


The Bookstore
by Deborah Meyler

Trading in danger


Trading in Danger
by Elizabeth Moon

This is the story of a happy marriage


This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
by Ann Patchett

Forgive me, Leonard Peacock


Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
by Matthew Quick



by Rainbow Rowell

The Rosie project


The Rosie Project
by Graeme Simsion

Navigating Early


Navigating Early
by Claire Vanderpool

Rose under fire


Rose Under Fire
by Elizabeth Wein

  Winter's bone


Winter’s Bone
by Daniel Woodrell


November Staff Picks
Goodbye for now


Goodbye for Now
by Laurie Frankel

Between, Georgia


Between, Georgia
by Joshilyn Jackson

Apocalypse cow


Apocalypse Cow
by Michael Logan

After her


After Her
by Joyce Maynard

The Scorpio Races


The Scorpio Races
by Maggie Stiefvater

Racing in the rain : my life as a dog


The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein



by Vince Vawter


October Staff Picks
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Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson

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Emerald Green
by Kerstin Gier

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Gods in Alabama
by Joshilyn Jackson

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Biting the Sun
by Tanith Lee 

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Every Day
by David Levithan

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The Owl & Moon Café
by JoAnn Mapson

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by Jodi Meadows

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Before I Fall
by Lauren Oliver

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Looking for Palestine
by Najla Said

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Dream Thieves
by Maggie Stiefvater


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by Brian K. Vaughan



September Staff Picks
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Heirs and Graces
by Rhys Bowen 

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Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
by Matthew Dicks

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Dead, White, and Blue
by Carolyn Hart

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Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes
by Eric Litwin

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The Falling Machine
(Society of Steam #1)
by Andrew P. Mayer   

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Hearts of Smoke and Steam
(Society of Steam #2)
by Andrew P. Mayer

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Power Under Pressure
(Society of Steam #3)
by Andrew P. Mayer   

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Life After Life
by Jill McCorkle

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The Returned
by Jason Mott

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Goat Mountain
by David Vann

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Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told In Haiku
by Lee Wardlaw


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