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January Staff Picks

Don’t know what to read next? Let us be your guide! Here are some of our favorites this month.

The Living Infinite Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609454302
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Europa Editions - September 12th, 2017

This story of a rebellious Spanish princess and her "milk brother" will captivate historical fiction fans.

— Rachel

We Were Liars Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385741262
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Delacorte Press - May 13th, 2014


— Sonia

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Zenn Diagram Cover Image
ISBN: 9781771387927
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kids Can Press - April 4th, 2017

From an adorkable math genius with a secret talent to a dark and mysterious crush tied together in a telenovela twist, Zenn Diagram is a YA novel you won’t be able to put down.

— Ani

It Devours!: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062476050
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - October 17th, 2017

A mix of comedy, science, and mystery, It Devours! features an odd town with conspiracies and ghosts galore.

— Chloe

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Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062351432
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Harper Perennial - January 10th, 2017

I absolutely loved Welcome to Night Vale because it was like reading a strange fever dream. I highly recommend it to anyone who has an interest in man-eating librarians, glow clouds, and friendly desert communities.

— Yumna

Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544577831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - July 18th, 2017

Eerily relatable and beautifully written, this graphic novel is undeniable proof of how much man’s best friend can leave a lifelong impact on the person one becomes.

— Kiran

Faithful Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476799223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 1st, 2017

A great starting over story for the new year.

— Abbie

The Buried Giant (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307455796
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Published: Vintage - January 5th, 2016

A dreamy and philosophical exploration of memory and collective guilt.

— Stephen

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Then Comes Marriage: How Two Women Fought for and Won Equal Dignity for All Cover Image
By Roberta Kaplan, Edie Windsor (Foreword by), Lisa Dickey (With)
ISBN: 9780393353365
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 25th, 2016

Then Comes Marriage is a stunning combination of narrative, memoir, and insight into the case that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and changed the LGBT movement forever. "It's all about Edie, stupid!"

 — Dora

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ISBN: 9781524733155
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 6th, 2017

It's a dense read that eloquently addresses many of the societal and political issues going on in India right now. It takes time, but Roy's beautiful prose and unique characters make it entirely worth it.

— Victoria