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2009
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March 2009
American Born Chinese by Gene Luan Yang
The Road by Cormac McCarthy

April 2009
Sight by Adrienne Maria Vrettos
North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley
Aya by Marguerite Abouet, illustrated by Clement Oubrerie
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Underworld by Don Delillo
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
Anathem by Neal Stephenson  
The Power of Less by Leo Babauta
Kushiel's Dart (Kushiel's Legacy) by Jacqueline Carey  
How to Scratch a Wombat by Jackie French
The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry

May 2009
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
New Blood by Gail Dayton 
Daemon by Daniel Suarez
Where Am I Wearing? by Kelsey Timmerman
Leonard Cohen: Live in London
Disquiet by Julia Leigh
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
The Human Stain by Philip Roth
Don’t Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
The Seamstress: A Novel by Frances De Pontes Peebles

June 2009
Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen
We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit by Nahoko Uehashi
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor
The Unnatural History of the Sea by Callum Roberts
Desperate Hoodwives by Meesha Mink and De'Nesha Diamond
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
bread & tulips, a Silvio Soldini film
Wabi Sabi by Mark Rebstein, illustrated by Ed Young
A Tale of God's Will (a requiem for Hurricane Katrina) by Terence Blanchard
Airhead by Meg Cabot
The Hunger Games (Hunger Games trilogy) by Suzanne Collins
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Testimony by Anita Shreve
Marie Antoinette: The Journey
Life is So Good by George Dawson
Everyday Italian by Giada De Laurentiis
You Grow Girl by Gayla Trail
Gossip in the Grain by Ray LaMontagne
Thief with No Shadow by Emily Gee
War for the Oaks by Emma Bull
Mark of the Demon by Diana Rowland

July 2009
Crossover by Joel Shepherd
Once Dead, Twice Shy by Kim Harrison
Pinkalicious by Victoria Kahn
Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi
With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child by Keiko Tobe
Thirteen Orphans: Breaking the Wall by Jane Lindskold
The Next 100 Years by George Friedman
Toby Alone by Timothee de Fombelle
Eyeshield 21 series by Riichiro Inagaki and Yusuke Murata
Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey
Farmer Joe and the Music Show by Tony Mitton
Tokyo Story directed by Yasujiro Ozu  
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Farewell, My Subaru by Doug Fine
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson & the Olympians series)
Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten
Crossroads: The Life and Afterlife of Blues Legend Robert Johnson by Tom Graves
Drood by Dan Simmons
The Vast Fields of Ordinary by Nick Burd
Fierce People directed by Griffin Dunne

August 2009
Driving Like Crazy by P. J. O'Rourke
Why We Make Mistakes by Joseph Hallinan
All My Patients Have Tales by Jeff Wells
Losing Mum and Pup by Christopher Buckley
Scratch Beginnings by Adam Shepard
Neil Armstrong Is My Uncle & Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me by Nan Marino
Once I Ate a Pie by Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest, illustrated by Katy Schneider
Sue MacDonald Had a Book by Jim Tobin, illustrated by Dave Coverly
The Jolly Postman, or, Other People’s Letters by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
The Practical Cyclist by Chip Haynes
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
The Art of Classic Quiltmaking by Harriet Hargrave and Sharyn Craig
The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb
The Kids' Guide to Classic Games by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt
The Soloist film directed by Joe Wright, based on the book by Steve Lopez
Q & A by Vikas Swarup
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
The Noncyclist's Guide to the Century and Other Road Races by Dawn Dais
Strangers in Paradise by Terry Moore
What Happened to Cass McBride by Gail Giles
Early Spring: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World by Amy Seidl

September 2009
The City and the City by China Mieville
Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi
S is for Save the Planet: A How-to-Be-Green Alphabet by Brad Herzog, illustrated by Linda Holy Ayriss
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Honolulu by Alan Brennert
Me Hungry! by Jeremy Tankard
The Forrest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont
The Lost Hours by Karen White
“The Machine Stops” by E. M. Forster in Selected Stories
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein
The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
Halting State by Charles Stross
Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge
Whatever It Takes: George Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America by Paul Tough
On How Life Is by Macy Gray
Tanka Tanka Skunk! by Steve Webb
Rebecca Rubin: An American Girl series
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
After by Amy Efaw

October 2009
Novels in Verse by Steven Herrick
The Martha Stewart Living Cookbook
I'm Just Here for More Food: Food x Mixing + Heat = Baking
BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking
The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper
Julia's Kitchen Wisdom by Julia Child
Alien Taste by Wen Spencer
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye series) by Seanan McGuire
Angel's Blood by Nalini Singh
Mean Streets Anthology
Kitty and The Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Identical by Ellen Hopkins
Homeland by R. A. Salvatore
The Dark is Rising (Dark is Rising Sequence) by Susan Cooper
His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next series) by Jasper Fforde
Stardust by Neil Gaiman and movie directed by Matthew Vaughn

November 2009
Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series by Ron Moore and David Eick
Jennifer Government by Max Barry 
Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Red Dwarf: Season One directed by Ed Bye
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost
The Stranger Room by Frederick Ramsay
Blood and Ice by Robert Masello
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Without Warning by John Birmingham
Quarantine directed by John Erick Dowdle
Fatal Journey by Peter Mancall
Go Down Together by Jeff Guinn
Gertruda's Oath by Ram Oren
Behind the Mask by Stella Sands
The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanan
One City Two Brothers by Chris Smith, illustrated by Aurelia Fronty
How Many Cats? by Lauren Thompson, illustrated by Robin Eley
My Chincoteague Pony by Susan Jeffers and Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
The Comeback Season by Jennifer E. Smith
Keeping Score by Linda Sue Park
Fruits Basket series by Natsuki Takaya

December 2009
Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
Nabari no Ou series by Yuhki Kamatani
Emma series by Kaoru Mori
Ouran High School Host Club series by Bisco Hatori
Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change by William Bridges
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John Kotter
Impossible by Nancy Werlin
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Eternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Truancy by Isamu Fukui
Evermore by Alyson Noel
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
The Blue Notebook by James A. Levine
The Art of Fabric Collage by Rosemary Eichorn
2009 Year End Review: Adult Fiction
2009 Year End Review: Character Appeal

2010
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January 2010
Eat, Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Everything Matters! by Ron Currie Jr.
Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado
Immortal by Gillian Shields
The Oxford Project by Peter Feldstein and Stephen Bloom
Knit One Bead Too: Essential Techniques for Knitting with Beads by Judith Durant
Ruined: a Novel by Rebecca Brown
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia
Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith and illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Sunrise over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers
Pemba's Song by Tonya Hegamin and Marilyn Nelson
Day of Tears by Julius Lester
Fire by Kristin Cashore
Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) by Lisa Yee
ER Season 1 TV series
The Gallagher Girl series by Ally Carter
Baby Beanies by Amanda Keeys

February 2010
Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
Mathilda Savitch by Victor Lodato
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin
All Roads Lead Me Back To You by Kennedy Foster
Sunshine by Robin McKinley
INKED: an anthology
Mercy Thompson: Homecoming by Patricia Briggs
Nightlife by Rob Thurman
Th1rteen R3asons Why by Jay Asher (Audio Book)
Hold Still by Nina LaCour
Bride of the Water God series by Mi Kyung Yun
Runaways series by Brian K. Vaughn

March 2010
The Heir Chronicles by Cinda Williams Chima
The Stepsister Scheme (Princess novels) by Jim Hines
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire series) by Naomi Novik
Saiyuki and Saiyuki Reload series by Kazuya Minekura
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
Learning to Breathe by Alison Wright
Zen Noir directed by Marc Rosenbush
The Horse Boy by Rupert Isaacson
On the Beach by Nevil Shute
Story of India directed by Jeremy Jeff
Blessing's Bead by Debby Dahl Edwardson
On Michael Jackson by Margo Jefferson
Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The Wild Things by Dave Eggers
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson directed by Alex Gibney
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
Why My Third Husband will be a Dog by Lisa Scottoline
I'm Down by Mishna Wolff
Crazy Love by Michael Bublé
Boom Bah! by Phil Cummings, illustrated by Nina Rycroft
Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord, illustrated by Derek Anderson
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Eye by Eth Clifford, illustrated by Brian Lies

April 2010
Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Josée Masse
The Wallflower series by Tomoko Hayakawa
Bleach series by Tite Kubo
xxxHoLic series by CLAMP
D.Gray-man series by Katsura Hoshino
By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters
Columbine by David Cullen
My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One- Night Stands by Chelsea Handler
Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes
The Bucket List directed by Rob Reiner
MedlinePlus.com, Health & Wellness Resource Center, and When the Brain Dies First by Margaret O. Hyde
The Alzheimer's Answer Book: Professional Answers to More Than 250 Questions about Alzheimer's and Dementia by Charles Atkins
Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss by Leeza Gibbons and James Huysman
The 36-Hour Day by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins
Visiting Mom-- an Unexpected Gift: a Guide for Visiting Elders with Alzheimer’s by Sherry M. Bell
Going Away Shoes by Jill McCorkle
The Boy with the Cuckoo Clock Heart by Mathias Malzieu
Volume One by She & Him
Smitten by David Gordon
The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic by Darby Penney and Peter Stastny

May 2010
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
The Unbearable Lightness of Scones by Alexander McCall Smith
How Do You Wokka-Wokka? by Elizabeth Bluemle
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
Food Inc. directed by Robert Kenner
Open by Andre Agassi
Easy Star All-Stars and Gregorian
Wench by Dolen Perkin-Valdez
The Scoundrels of St. James series by Lorraine Heath
Barn Sneeze by Karen B. Winnick
Stitches: A Memoir by David Small
The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester
Angus and the Ducks by Marjorie Flack
The Elements: a Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe by Theodore Gray
Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear by Ken Kesey
Genius of Common Sense by Glenna Lang & Marjory Wunsch
I'm Looking Through You by Jennifer Finney Boylan
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood

June 2010
The Last Summer of the Death Warriors by Fracisco X. Stork
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Suite Scarlett and Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
Sand Sharks by Margaret Maron, narrated by C. J. Critt
Another Round by Jaheim
Bats at the Beach written and read by Brian Lies
Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper, read by Anne Flosnik
The Book of Night Women by Marlon James, narrated by Robin Miles
World Wide Knit in Public Day
Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn
Shinju by Laura Joh Rowland
Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
Other People's Rejection Letters: Relationship Enders, Career Killers and 150 Other Letters You'll Be Glad You Didn't Receive
There and Back Again by Pat Murphy
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
Spice & Wolf Season 1
White Cat (Curse Workers series) by Holly Black
Library Wars series by Kiiro Yumi

July 2010
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millenium trilogy) by Stieg Larsson
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles) by Patrick Rothfuss
Hachi: A Dog's Tale directed by Lasse Hallström
Dragons of Darkness by Antonia Michaelis
Daybreakers directed by the Spierig brothers
Healing Hearts by Kathy Magliato
Soylent Green directed by Richard Fleischer
The Shadow Project by Herbie Brennan
Weight by Jeanette Winterson
Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
Under the Dome by Stephen King
Deconstructing Dylan by Lesley Choyce
Eye of the Burning Man by Harry Shannon
The Shadow Hunt by Katherine Langrish
Dead Calm directed by Phillip Noyce
Just Kids: From Brooklyn to the Chelsea Hotel: a Life of Art and Friendship by Patti Smith
Didn't I Feed You Yesterday?: A Mother's Guide to Sanity in Stilettos by Laura Bennett
Life Would be Perfect if I Lived in That House by Meghan Daum
The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony
Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran by Roxana Saberi

August 2010
A Whole Nother Story as told by (the One and Only) Dr. Cuthbert Soup
Gracias por Pat Mora, ilustraciones por John Parra
Waiting Out the Storm by Joann Early Macken, illustrated by Susan Gaber
Princess Pigtoria and the Pea by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illustrated by Henry Cole
Beauty and the Beast - La Belle et la Bête directed by Jean Cocteau
The Outer Banks House by Diann Ducharme
Promise Not to Tell by Jennifer McMahon
Worst Laid Plans : When Bad Sex Happens to Good People : True Tales
Feeling Sorry for Celia by Jaclyn Moriarty
YALSA Teens’ Top 10 2010
Hate List by Jennifer Brown
I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President by Josh Lieb
Catching Fire (Hunger Games trilogy) by Suzanne Collins
Heist Society by Ally Carter
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd edited by Holly Black
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents by Marty Essen
The Geek Atlas : 128 Places Where Science & Technology Come Alive by John Graham-Cumming
The Titanic Awards: Celebrating the Worst of Travel by Doug Lansky
Maid of Murder by Amanda Flower
Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdoch
Lungs by Florence and the Machine
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Poetry by Tao Lin

September 2010
Seven Types of Ambiguity by Elliot Perlman
The Sum of Our Discontent: Why Numbers Make Us Irrational by David Boyle
The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To by D.C. Pierson
PostSecret : Confessions on Life, Death, and God by Frank Warren
It's a Book by Lane Smith
The 50 Best Sights in Astronomy and How to See Them : Observing Eclipses, Bright Comets, Meteor Showers, and Other Celestial Wonders by Fred Schaaf
Kick-Ass directed by Matthew Vaughn
Conditions by The Temper Trap
Shift by Jennifer Bradbury
Doug-Dennis and the Flyaway Fib by Darren Farrell
Booth by C.C. Colbert and Tanitoc
The Wire - Season One tv series
National Geographic Image Collection
They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
The September Issue by R.J. Cutler
The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
The Rabbits’ Wedding by Garth Williams
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
Ranma 1/2 series by Rumiko Takahashi
And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

October 2010
ttyl by Lauren Myracle
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual by Michael Pollan
Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
The Bridge directed by Eric Steel
South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami
Why I Wake Early by Mary Oliver
Jane by April Lindner
Return to Paradise by Simone Elkeles
Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich by Adam Rex
Frankenstein Takes the Cake by Adam Rex
Jim Gill makes it Noisy in Boise, Idaho and Jim Gill Sings Moving Rhymes for Modern Times by Jim Gill
The War to End All Wars by Russell Freedman
Last-Minute Knitted Gifts and More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson
Miss Manners' Guide to a Surprisingly Dignified Wedding by Judith Martin
French Milk by Lucy Knisley
Some Dream for Fools by Faiza Guene
What Lies Beneath directed by Robert Zemeckis
The Ghost Map: the Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic-- and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
To Wake the Dead by Richard Laymon
So Now You're a Zombie : A Handbook for the Newly Undead by John Austin

November 2010
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Half Empty by David Rakoff
Food Made Fast: Slow Cooker by Norman Kolpas
Soup of the Day by Lydie Marshall
Spirit of the Marathon by Jon Dunham
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern
Need by Carries Jones
Fables series by Bill Willingham
How to Train Your Dragon directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
Black and White (Icarus Project series) by Jackie Kessler and Caitlin Kittredge
The Demon King (Seven Realms series)by Cinda Williams Chima
The Society of S (Ethical Vampire series) by Susan Hubbard
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Letters to Juliet book by Lisa and Cecil Friedman and movie directed by Gary Winick
Snowbound by Blake Crouch
Turning Japanese by Cathy Yardley
The Silenced by James DeVita
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies) by Pittacus Lore
Ichi directed by Fumihiko Sori
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

December 2010
Dark Enough to See the Stars in a Jamestown Sky by Connie Lapallo
Dark Song by Gail Giles
The Family Stone directed by Thomas Bezucha
The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean
Unfinished Business by Lee Kravitz
Bonobo Handshake by Vanessa Woods
A Tribute to Nancy
Is it Night or Day? by Fern Schumer Chapman
The Lost Girls: Three Friends, Four Continents, One Unconventional Detour Around the World by Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett, and Amanda Pressner
Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Jen Corace
Red Green Blue: A First Book of Colors by Alison Jay
The Little Prince by Joann Sfar, adapted from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Small, Medium & Large By Jane Monroe Donovan
Juliet by Anne Fortier
Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr
How Did You Get This Number by Sloane Crosley
Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy
You Better Not Cry: Stories for Christmas by Augusten Burroughs
Wishin' and Hopin' : A Christmas Story by Wally Lamb
Throw Out Fifty Things : Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life by Gail Blanke
100 Fastest Growing Careers : Your Complete Guidebook to Major Jobs with the Most Growth and Openings
You Being Beautiful : the Owner's Manual to Inner and Outer Beauty by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz
1001 Smart Travel Tips
Show Me How: 500 Things You Should Know : instructions for life from the everyday to the exotic by Derek Faagerstrom and Lauren Smith

2011
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January 2011
Tina Cocolina : Queen of the Cupcakes by Pablo Cartaya
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
Hug by Jez Alborough
The Atheist : Madalyn Murray O'Hair by Bryan F. Le Beau
Chuck Norris Cannot Be Stopped: 400 All-New Facts About the Man Who Knows Neither Fear Nor Mercy
Lomo: Don't Think, Just Shoot by Fabian Monheim
Picture Perfect by Elain Alphin
Are you ready for the BIG read?
Man in the Dark by Paul Auster
Easy A directed by Will Gluck
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
The Sugar King of Havana by John Paul Rathbone
More Than A Game directed by Khristoper Belman
Good Boss, Bad Boss by Robert Sutton
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Poe: A Life Cut Short by Peter Ackroyd
The Big Read on VBPL Recommends
The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl

February 2011
"The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe
"The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
"The Purloined Letter" by Edgar Allan Poe
"The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe
"Berenice" by Edgar Allan Poe
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
The Grin of the Dark by Ramsey Campbell
Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates
"Never Bet the Devil Your Head: A Tale with a Moral" by Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar, Allan, and Poe and the Tell-Tale Beets by Natalie Rompella
Dark Delicacies edited by Del Howison and Jeff Gelb
H.P. Lovecraft's Book of the Supernatural:20 Classics of the Macbre Chosen by the Master Himself
POE: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy, and Horror inspired by Edgar Allan Poe
The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey
Tales of Death and Dementia illustrated by Gris Grimly 
In the Shadow of the Master
Poe’s Lighthouse edited by Christopher Conlon
Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Madness illustrated by Gris Grimly
The Town directed by Ben Affleck

March 2011
What the Librarian Did by Karina Bliss
The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide by Eva Talmadge and Justin Taylor
Howards End directed by James Ivory
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Family by Micol Ostow
Immortal Champion by Lisa Hendrix
Matched by Ally Condie
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry
Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan
Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis
Proofiness: the Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception by Charles Seife
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave by Laban Carrick Hill
Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher
Gingerbread Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke, Laura Levine, and Leslie Meier
Farm Chicks in the Kitchen: Live Well, Laugh Often, Cook Much by Teri Edwards and Serena Thompson
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl by Ree Drummond
Sprinkle With Murder by Jenn McKinlay
Still Life With Chickens: Starting Over In a House By the Sea by Catherine Goldhammer
College Cooking: How to Feed Yourself and Your Friends by Megan and Jill Carle
Running the Books: The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian by Avi Steinberg
Amish Grace directed by Gregg Champion
At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
The 100 Thing Challenge: How I Got Rid of Almost Everything, Remade My Life, and Regained My Soul by Dave Bruno

April 2011
Man Down by Dan Abrams
Financial Literacy Month
Action Plan: New Rules for New Times by Suze Orman
The 10 Commandments of Money by Liz Weston
Sally Jean the Bicycle Queen and Bunny Money by Cari Best
Show Me the Money by Alvin Hall
Online Investment Information
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (Inheritance trilogy) by N. K. Jemisin
Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
World's End (Age of Misrule trilogy) by Mark Chadbourn
Ex Heroes by Peter Clines
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse edited by John Joseph Adams
The Human Condition (Ningen no jôken) directed by Masaki Kobayashi
The Passage by Justin Cronin
Freedom by Daniel Suarez
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
When The Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
Chew vol. 1: Taster's Choice by John Layman
The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks by Max Brooks
Geek Fantasy Novel by E. Archer
Exalted Core Rulebook by White Wolf Publishing

May 2011
Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell
John Denver’s For Baby (For Bobbie) adapted and illustrated by Janeen Mason
Perfect Square by Michael Hall
SHOUT! Shout it out! by Denise Fleming
Cloaked in Red by Vivian Vande Velde
Curiosity Thrilled the Cat by Sofie Kelly
Blue Diablo and Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre
Trio of Sorcery by Mercedes Lackey
Tortall and Other lands : a Collection of Tales by Tamora Pierce
I Hate Everything by Matthew DiBenedetti
Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake by Michael B. Kaplan
Small Saul Written and Illustrated by Ashley Spires
100 Great Poems for Boys and 100 Great Poems for Girls
Who Hops? by Katie Davis
Fairy Tales for Adults
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: Modern Tales for Our Lives and Times by James Finn Garner
The Fairest of Them All by Gregory Maguire
Young @ Heart directed by Stephen Walker
The Intellectual Devotional by David S. Kidder
Firewall by Henning Mankell

June 2011
Lincoln Tells a Joke by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim by Jonathan Coe
The Lost Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood by Jane Leavy
How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer
Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
A Simple Plan by Scott Smith
Think of a Number by John Verdon
Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
I'm Not There directed by Todd Haynes
The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Hunger and Rage (Horsemen of the Apocalypse series) by Jackie Morse Kessler
Life by Keith Richards
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within directed by Yony Leyser
Astonishing X-Men, Volumes 1-4 by Joss Whedon and John Cassaday
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
This Burning Land: Lessons from the Front Lines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

July 2011
3:10 to Yuma directed by James Mangold
The Polymer Clay Cookbook: Tiny Food Jewelry to Whip up and Wear by Jessica and Susan Partain
Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love by Matthew Logelin
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm, read by Becca Battoe
Blackout by John Rocco
The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson
Bringing Nature Home by Douglas W. Tallamy
The Ear, The Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer
The Control of Nature by John McPhee
Oceana by Ted Danson and Michael D'Orso
Assassin's Creed: Renaissance by Oliver Bowden
Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth by Matthew Inman
I Kill Giants by Joe Kelly
Sherlock, Season 1 tv series
Good Ole Southern Comfort Foods & Cocktails
Deep Dish by Mary Kay Andrews
Autumn: From the Heart of the Home by Susan Branch
Every Day by the Sun by Dean Faulkner Wells
Clueless in the Kitchen by Evelyn Rabb
Chewy, Gooey, Crispy, Crunchy, Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies by Alice Medrich


August 2011
Full steam ahead: A week of steampunk recommendations
The Native Star by M. K. Hobson
Boneshaker (Clockwork Century series) by Cherie Priest
Fullmetal Alchemist series by Hiromu Arakawa
The Iron Duke (Iron Seas series) by Meljean Brook
Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti by Genevieve Valentine
This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone by Melissa Coleman
Plastiki by David de Rothschild
How Bad are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything by Mike Berners-Lee
Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank
Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland
Directive 51 by John Barnes
The Color of Earth (Story of Life on the Golden Fields trilogy) by Kim Dong Hwa
Tiger's Curse (Tiger Saga) by Colleen Houck
How to Be Sick by Toni Bernhard
Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions series
The Other Countess by Eve Edwards
I Now Pronounce You Someone Else by Erin McCahan
Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
The Lace Makers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri
Chicks Kick Butt edited by Rachel Caine and Kerrie L. Hughes
Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown, illustrated by John Parra
Pungo Tales by Walter A. Whitehurst

September 2011
The Mysterious Private Thompson by Laura Leedy Gansler
Books can be Deceiving by Jenn McKinlay
Hobo With a Shotgun directed by Jason Eisener
Zombie in Love by Kelly S. DiPucchio
Me and My Dragon written and illustrated by David Biedrzycki
Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
A Place of Remembrance : Official Book of the National September 11 Memorial by Allison Blais and Lynn Rasic
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: the Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need by Daniel H. Pink
He's got the world on two strings:  The Soloist by Steve Lopez
History of Violence by John Wagner
The Journal Junkies Workshop by Eric M. Scott and David R. Modler
The Photographer by Emmanuel Guibert, Didier Lefevre, Frederic Lemercier
The Tudors by G. J. Meyer
A Matter of Justice by Charles Todd
The Harder They Come by Jimmy Cliff
A Year in the World by Frances Mayes
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie
Planetes by Makoto Yukimura
Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski
Appaloosa by Robert B. Parker
American Vampire series by Scott Snyder and Stephen King
The Saga of Swamp Thing by Alan Moore
Flight edited by Kazu Kibuishi

October 2011
Jamie's Food Revolution by Jamie Oliver
Warp Speed by Lisa Yee
Kiss Me Kill Me by Lauren Henderson
What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
Withering Tights by Louise Rennison
Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende
I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
For the Win by Cory Doctorow
Fagbug directed by Erin Davies
America the Beautiful directed by Darryl Roberts
My Reading Life by Pat Conroy
The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield
Blood Harvest by S.J. Bolton
October Dreams edited by Richard Chizmar and Robert Morrish
The Eye directed by David Moreau and Xavier Palud
Escape from Furnace series by Alexander Gordon Smith
Palimpsest by Catherynne Valente
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her own Making by Catherynne Valente
All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin
The End of Everything by Megan Abbott
Wait Until Dark directed by Terence Young

November 2011
The Debutante by Kathleen Tessaro
Pig: King of the Southern Table by James Villas
The Girl in the Flammable Skirt by Aimee Bender
P.S. I Hate it Here: Kids' Letters from Camp by Diane Falanga
Mangaman by Barry Lyga and Colleen Doran
The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley
I Had a Favorite Dress by Boni Ashburn and Julia Denos
New Decorating Book by Better Homes and Gardens
The Soldier by Grace Burrowes
The Big Roads: the Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways by Earl Swift
Alexandria by Lindsey Davis
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
Four Fish: the Future of the Last Wild Food by Paul Greenberg
A Civil Campaign: a Comedy of Biology and Manners by Lois McMaster Bujold
Lakas and the Hotel Makibaka by Anthony D. Robles
The Complete Thanksgiving Cookbook: All You Need to Cook a Foolproof Dinner from Betty Crocker
Smells Like Dog by Suzanne Selfors
The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food and Love by Kristin Kimball
Thanksgiving 101: Celebrate America's Favorite Holiday with America's Thanksgiving Expert by Rick Rodgers
Party Nuts! by Sally Sampson
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes From My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg
Booze Cakes by Krystina Castella
The Alchemist and The Executioness
Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer by Van Jensen and Dusty Higgins

December 2011
The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse by Robert Rankin
Under the Poppy by Kathe Koja
Growing Up Amish by Ira Wagler
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
The Story of Brutus by Casey Anderson
It Looked Different on the Model by Laurie Notaro
Running Away to Home by Jennifer Wilson
Power of Six (Lorien Legacies) by Pittacus Lore
Mantras for Precarious Times by Deva Premal
City Farmer: Adventures in Urban Food Growing by Lorraine Johnson
First Flight: A Mother Hummingbird's Story directed by Noriko and Don Carroll
Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Ten Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin Jr, illustrated by Lois Ehlert
Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon, illustrated by Henri Sorensen
Faithful Place by Tana French
The Pun Also Rises by John Pollack
Lost in Lexicon: an Adventure in Words and Numbers by Pendred Noyce
The Big Thirst: The Secret life and Turbulent Future of Water by Charles Fishman
Mossy Creek : A Collective Novel
Beauty and the Werewolf by Mercedes Lackey

2012
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January 2012
The Books of Awesome by Neil Pasricha
Virginia Beach Naturally : A Guide to Enjoying the Wildlife of Virginia Beach, VA by Scott F. Bastian
Finest Hour by Patton Oswalt 
Through the Wormhole Season 1 tv series
Alt Ed by Catherine Atkins
The Assassin's Accomplice by Kate Clifford Larson
Barton Hollow by the Civil Wars
Return of the Dapper Men by Jim McCann, art by Janet Lee
Wandering Son by Shimura Takako
Heart and Soul: the Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon
Fire and Rain by David Browne
The House of Mondavi: The Rise and Fall of An American Wine Dynasty by Julia Flynn Siler
The Swinger by Michael Bamberger and Alan Shipnuck
The Complaints by Ian Rankin
Thor: The Mighty Avenger by Roger Langridge
Tiny Titans by Franco Baltazar
Batman: The Black Mirror by Scott Snyder
Batman: Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb
Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Tyrell and Bronxwood by Coe Booth

February 2012
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
Divergent by Veronica Roth
May B. by Caroline Starr Rose
The Great Fuzz Frenzy by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Outlander written by Diana Gabaldon, performed by Davina Porter
Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith
Families and Other Nonreturnable Gifts by Claire LaZebnik
Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver
Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay
Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn
Waking Up in Dixie by Haywood Smith
Those Across the River by Christopher Buehlman
5th Avenue, 5.AM.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's and the Dawn of the Modern Woman by Sam Wasson
Among Others by Jo Walton
The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
49 Up directed by Michael Apted
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

March 2012
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley
Crimson Tide directed by Tony Scott
The Dead Boys by Royce Buckingham
Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
The Reef directed by Andrew Traucki
Quiet: The Power of Introverts by Susan Cain
The Only Ones by Aaron Starmer
Ripper by Stefan Petrucha
Tinkers by Paul Harding
50/50 : Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days and How You Too Can Achieve Super Endurance by Dean Karnazes
The Knitter's Book of Socks by Clara Parkes
Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben
The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
Mark Bittman's Kitchen Express
A Hunger Like No Other (Immortals After Dark series) by Kresley Cole
Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
Doodle Stitching: The Motif Collection by Aimee Ray
Moon Over High Street by Natalie Babbitt
The Practical Guide to Patchwork: New Basics for the Modern Quiltmaker, 12 Quilt Projects by Elizabeth Hartman

April 2012
Soldier Bear by Bibi Dumon Tak
In the Garden of Iden by Kage Baker
With Courage and Cloth by Ann Bausum
How My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina R. Friedman
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
Liver Let Die by Liz Lipperman
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter
Grillin' with Gas by Fred Thompson
Make the Bread, Buy the Butter by Jennifer Reese
Off The Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes That Made Them Famous by Morgan Murphy
Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible
Sandman Slim (Sandman Slim series) by Richard Kadrey
Attack the Block directed by Joe Cornish
Feed (Newsflesh trilogy) by Mira Grant
Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
The Planesrunner by Ian McDonald
The Sisters by Nancy Jensen
MWF Seeking BFF by Rachel Bertsche
Thinking Small: The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagon Beetle by Andrea Hiott
Paris, My Sweet by Amy Thomas
Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog by Emma Pearse
Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan

May 2012
Legion of the Damned by William Dietz
Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead directed by Joe Cross
Worms Eat My Garbage by Mary Appelhof
The Big Book of Juices and Smoothies by Natalie Savona
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
Do Not Open by John Farndon
What's So Funny? Making Sense of Humor by Donna Jackson
Harry Potter from Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey by Bob McCabe
Murder on the Short List by Peter Lovesey
The World Reduced to Infographics : From Hollywood's Life Lessons and Doomed Cities of the U.S. to Sociopathic Cats and What Your Drink Order Says About You by Worm Miller and Patrick Casey
Surfer Chick by Kristy Dempsey
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems
This Is How : Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More-- For Young and Old Alike by Augusten Burroughs
Seriously, Just Go to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
Same Difference by Derek Kirk Kim
Shelter: A Mickey Bolitar Novel by Harlan Coben
The Homeland Directive by Robert Venditti
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
Mr Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf
Joe the Barbarian by Grant Morrison
The Adventures of Princess and Mr. Whiffle: The Thing Beneath the Bed by Patrick Rothfuss
Wolverine and the X-Men by Jason Aaron
Animal Man Vol 1: The Hunt by Jeff Lemire

June 2012
The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara and Mark Fearing
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
Pink by Lili Wilkinson
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
Happy by Mies Van Hout
Weight Watchers® One Pot Cookbook
The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. by Sandra Gulland
Happy Father's Day
Julia's Child by Sarah Pinneo
Thief's Covenant by Ari Marmell
Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood
Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen
Here Today, Gone to Maui by Carol Snow
Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
The Highest Frontier by Joan Slonczewski
The Drowning Girl by Caitlin Kiernan
Ragnarok by A.S. Byatt

July 2012
Eat To Live by Joel Fuhrman
The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter
The Dreaming Void by Peter F. Hamilton
After Happily Ever After directed by Kate Schermerhorn
Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig
While They Slept by Kathryn Harrison
The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson
Home Land by Sam Lipsyte
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Dark Companion by Marta Acosta
Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Flowers From the Storm by Laura Kinsale
I AM directed by Tom Shadyac
Bad Kitty for President by Nick Bruel
The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen
The Silence of Our Friends by Mark Long and Jim Demonakos
Dad, Jackie, and Me by Myron Uhlberg
Magritte's Marvelous Hat by D. B. Johnson
Confections of a Closet Master Baker: A Memoir by Gesine Bullock-Prado
The Manga Cookbook by The Manga University Culinary Institute

August 2012
Delicious and Suspicious by Riley Adams
Joy the Baker Cookbook by Joy Wilson
The Just Bento Cookbook by Makiko Itoh
Lobsters Scream When You Boil Them by Bruce Weinstein and Marc Scarbrough
Mind Storm (Strykers Syndicate series) by K. M. Ruiz
Witch Doctor by Brandon Seifert
A Book of Tongues (Hexslinger series) by Gemma Files
The Demi-Monde: Winter (Demi-Monde Saga) by Rod Rees
The Killing Moon (Dreamblood series) by N. K. Jemisin
Sidekicks by Jack D. Ferraiolo
We now have an archives section for our reviews!
Wesley the Owl by Stacey O'Brien
You Are What You Wear: What Your Clothes Reveal About You by Jennifer Baumgartner
Cleo: The Cat Who Mended a Family by Helen Brown
Cemetery John by Robert Zorn
Outsmarting the Scam Artists by Doug Shadel
Swing Vote directed by Joshua Michael Stern
Frost/Nixon directed by Ron Howard
Being There directed by Hal Ashby
J. Edgar directed by Clint Eastwood
Take Shelter directed by Jeff Nichols
Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen
That Woman by Anne Sebba
Midnight in Paris directed by Woody Allen

September 2012
Ordinary Magic by Caitlen Rubino-Bradway
The Prisoner of Snowflake Falls by John Lekich
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
The Expats by Chris Pavone
Road to Valor by Aili and Andres McConnon
The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis
Wicked Autumn by G.M. Malliet
East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole
Nursery Rhyme Comics edited by Chris Duffy
Drive directed by Nicolas Winding Refn
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Velchin
Archie's Pal by Kevin Keller
Luther tv series
Poke the Box by Seth Godin
My Orange Duffel Bag: a Journey to Radical Change by Sam Bracken and Echo Garrett
Aquaman Vol 1: The Trench by Geoff Johns
Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey
Fatale by Ed Brubaker
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems

October 2012
For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund
Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
Every Day by David Levithan
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
The Other Normals by Ned Vizzini
The Absolutist by John Boyne
Lotta Prints by Lotta Jansdotter
F in Exams: the Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers by Richard Benson
Lark Rise to Candleford tv series
Vote for Me! by Ben Clanton
Wicked Appetite & Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
Duck Sock Hop written by Jane Kohuth & illustrated by Jane Porter
Success in Hill Country by Amy Clark
Bulletproof Mascara by Bethany Maines
The Shadows (Books of Elsewhere series) by Jacqueline West
The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac by Kris Dagostino
The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann
If I Lie by Corrine Jackson
A Secret in her Kiss by Anna Randol
Upstairs & Downstairs: The Illustrated Guide to the Real World of Downton Abbey by Sarah Warwick
Something Red by Douglas Nicholas
The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein

November 2012
Between Two Fires by Christopher Buehlman
The Book of Joe by Jonathan Tropper
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Storm Front (Dresden Files) by Jim Butcher
Kundun performed by Philip Glass
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanna Lai
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
Bringing Up Bebe by Pamela Druckerman
The Ugly Pumpkin by Dave Horowitz
Blue Exorcist by Kazue Kato
Chi's Sweet Home by Kanata Konami
Soulless: The Manga by Gail Carriger 
The Infernal Devices, Vol. 1: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Natsume’s Book of Friends by Yuki Midoikawa
Life After Death by Damien Echols
January First by Michael Schofield
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
A Year of Pies by Ashley English

December 2012
We Make Dolls! edited by Jenny Doh
October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard by Leslea Newman
Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature by Nicola Davies, Illustrated by Mark Hearld
Let's Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) by Jenny Lawson
Dr. Seuss: The Cat Behind the Hat by Caroline Smith
Stories by candlelight
The Storytelling Animal by Jonathan Gottschall
The Woman Who Died a Lot (Thursday Next series) by Jasper Fforde
Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America's Imperial Dream by Gregg Jones
Elmer: a Comic Book by Gerry Alanguilan
The Opera Zoo: Singers, Composers, and Other Primates by Glenn Winters
A week of odds and ends
Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling by Michael Boccacino
No Lumps, Thank You: A Bra Anthologie by Meg Spielman Peldo
Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris series) by Jim Hines
Silence (Queen of the Dead series) by Michelle Sagara 
Krampus: The Yule Lord (story and art) by Brom
Odds and Ends: Christmas version
Tiny Food Party: bite-size recpes for miniature meals by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park
Twist It Up by Jack Witherspoon
The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers : An Unconventional Memoir by Josh Kilmer-Purcell
Come In, We're Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants by Christine Carroll and Jody Eddy
The Truck food Cookbook : 150 recipes and ramblings from America's best restaurants on wheels by John T. Edge
My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story (with recipes) by Luisa Weiss
Vintage North End, Virginia Beach: An Illustrated History by Ann Hanbury Callis and Dana Cullen

2013
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January 2013
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Here if You Need Me by Kate Baestrup
Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page by Brad Tolinski
Great Buildings: The World's Architectural Masterpieces Explored and Explained by Philip Wilkinson
The Snowman by Jo Nesbø
Midnight in Peking by Paul French
What Dies in Summer by Tom Wright
Touch by Jus Accardo
Big Girls Do Cry by Carl Weber
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
No Mark Upon Her by Deborah Crombie
Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
Season of the Witch by David Talbot
Wire in the Blood tv series
Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George
Ten by Gretchen McNeil
Because I Said So! The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids by Ken Jennings
Princess in Training by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Joe Berger
Floors by Patrick Carman The Cornbread Gospels by Crescent Dragonwagon
Where Do We Go Now? Et maintenant on va où? directed by Nadine Labaki
Cake Balls: Amazingly Delicious Bite-Size Treats by Robin Ankeny and Charlotte Lyon
Winter's Bone directed by Debra Granik

February 2013
My Extraordinary Ordinary Life by Sissy Spacek The Great American Cereal Book: How Breakfast Got Its Crunch by Marty Gitlin & Topher Ellis
Alphasaurs and Other Prehistoric Types by Sharon Werner and Sarah Forss
Fifty Shades of Chicken : A Parody in a Cookbook by F. L. Fowler
Magic Mike directed by Steven Soderbergh
The Perfect Hug by Joanna Walsh and illustrated by Judi Abbot
Things We Love - Books About Love
Captain America Joins the Mighty Avengers by Rich Thomas
The Long Price Quartet by Daniel Abraham 
Snowy Valentine by David Petersen
Saga Vol 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
The Grimnoir Chronicles by Larry Correia
The Colette Sewing Handbook by Sarai Mitnick
Foretold: an anthology edited by Carrie Ryan
Pure by Julianna Baggott
Animal Crackers by Gene Luen Yang
Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan
The Cloud Spinner by Michael Catchpool
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Darlings by Cristina Alger
Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein

March 2013
Grave Witch (Alex Craft series) by Kalayna Price
The Bite-sized Bard Presents Shakespeare's Seasons by Miriam Weiner and illustrated by Shannon Whitt
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Lost in the Woods: A Photographic Fantasy by Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick
The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think by Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods
The Start of Everything by Emily Winslow
Louisa and the Missing Heiress by Anna Maclean
Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger
Who Done It? edited by Jon Scieszka
Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans
The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
City of Women by David. R. Gillham
Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell
Katherine by Anya Seton
Farthing by Jo Walton
Race Into Spring - Sports Stories
Hugoliad or The Grotesque and Tragic Life of Victor Hugo by Eugene Ionesco
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

April 2013
Red Sings from Treetops: a Year in Colors by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski
Max & Ruby's Treasure Hunt by Rosemary Wells
Infinity and Me by Kate Hosford, illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska
Seeds, Bees, Butterflies, and More! : Poems for Two Voices
Too Tall Houses by Gianna Marino
Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
Level Up by Gene Luen Yang
Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian
Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Petersen
The Lumineers performed by The Lumineers
The Bottle Let Me Down: Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides performed by various
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
White Girl Problems by Babe Walker
The Diviners by Libba Bray
I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga
Rotters by Daniel Kraus
Hold Me Closer Necromancer by Lish McBride 
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle
Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks

May 2013
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
Shine by Jeri Smith-Ready
Perfectly Percy by Paul Schmidt
Quilts from the House of Tula Pink: 20 Fabric Projects to Make, Use and Love by Tula Pink
Mockingjay (Hunger Games trilogy) by Suzanne Collins
Living the Savvy Life: The Savvy Woman's Guide to Smart Spending and Rich Living by Melissa Tosetti and Kevin Gibbons
Terrarium Craft by Amy Bryant Aiello and Kate Bryant and The New Terrarium by Tovah Martin
Dark Currents (Agent of Hel) by Jacqueline Carey
Bro-Jitsu: the Martial Art of Sibling Smackdown by Daniel H. Wilson
Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce
Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses by Bess Lovejoy
Desdaemona by Ben Macallan
Back to Front and Upside Down by Claire Alexander
What Matters in Jane Austen? By John Mullan
This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise by Jan Pinborough
Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis
The Seasonal Baker: Easy Recipes From My Kitchen to Make Year-Round by John Barricelli
The Feast Nearby by Robin Mather
Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
Instant Bargains: 600+ Ways to Shrink Your Grocery Bills and Eat Well for Less by Kimberly Danger
Handwritten Recipes by Michael Popek

June 2013
Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Kitchen Cookin’ for Trouble by Nadia Giosia
I Have Iraq in My Shoe by Gretchen Berg
Saturday Night Widows: The Adventures of Six Friends Remaking Their Lives by Becky Aikman
Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration by David Roberts
A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
The River Wild directed by Curtis Hanson
Vacation by Matthew Costello
The Strangers directed by Bryan Bertino
Tucker & Dale vs. Evil directed by Eli Craig
Fatal Sunset by Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff
Doomed by Tracy Deebs
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted directed by Eric Darnell
The Mystery Box edited by Brad Meltzer
The Secret History of Fantasy edited by Peter S. Beagle
Frogged by Vivian Vande Velde
Chicken Salad: Fifty Favorite Recipes by Barbara Lauterbach
Searching for Sugar Man directed by Malik Bendjelloul
How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson
A Royal Affair (En Kongelig Affaere) directed by Nikolaj Arcel

July 2013
Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Ribbit! by Rodrigo Folgueira
Open Very Carefully: A Book With Bite by Nicola O'Byrne
Wilfred by Ryan Higgins
The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Overdressed by Elizabeth L. Cline
Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian
Asylum by John Harwood
The Dry Grass of August by Anna Jean Mayhew
We Are in a Book! by Mo Willems
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall
Rump by Liesl Shurtliff
Splintered by A.G. Howard
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
Photo-Jojo!: insanely great photo projects and DIY ideas by Amit Gupta

August 2013
The Collapse of Richmond's Church Hill Tunnel by Walter S. Griggs, Jr.
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
The Opposite of Me by Sarah Pekkanen
The Death of Bees by Lisa O'Donnell
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen
The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia
The Robot and the Bluebird by David Lucas
Travels with Myself and Another by Martha Gellhorn 
Waxahatchee performed by Cerulean Salt
An Epidemic of Absence by Moises Velasquez-Manoff
How to Bicycle to the Moon to Plant Sunflowers: a simple but brilliant plan in 24 easy steps by Mordicai Gernstein
The Girl of the Wish Garden : a Thumbelina story by Uma Krishnaswami, pictures by Nasrin Khosravi 
Things Come Apart by Todd McLellan
Betsy in Spite of Herself by Maud Hart Lovelace
Shakespeare Saved My Life: ten years in solitary with the Bard by Laura Bates 
Enola Holmes: the Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer
Things I Oveheard While Talking to Myself by Alan Alda
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson
Ghosts I Have Been by Richard Peck 

September 2013
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Previously by Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman
Lost in Austen bEmma Campbell Webster
Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo
Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama
Black Lagoon by Rei Hiroe
Marzi: A Memoir by Marzena Sowa, art by Sylvain Savoia
The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle) by Maggie Stiefvater
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff
Hello in There: A Big Sister's Book of Waiting by Jo Witek
Naked by David Sedaris
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne Valente
On the Same Page: Virginia Beach Reads The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball
On the Same Page: The Farming Life - Memoirs

October 2013
On the Same Page - Cookbooks
On the Same Page - Farm Animals
On the Same Page - Healthy Lifestyle
On the Same Page - Documentaries
On the Same Page - Gardening
The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
the end by Anders Nilsen
My Grandpa by Marta Altes
Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker
My One Square Inch of Alaska: A Novel by Sharon Short
The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores by Jen Campbell
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Summer and Bird by Katherine Catmull
Parasite by Mira Grant (Parasitology)
Storm in the Night by Mary Stolz
Blind Descent by Nevada Barr
Wiley and the Hairy Man by Molly Garrett Bang
The Savage Garden: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants by Peter D'Amato
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
River Cottage VEG : 200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Odd Bits: how to cook the rest of the animal by Jennifer McLagan
True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps by Alan Ball, Gianna Sobol, and Karen Shalett,
Recipes by Marcelle Bienvenu

Earth-Bound Cook: 250 Recipes for Delicious Food and A Healthy Plantet by Myra Goodman

November 2013
Serious Eats: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Eating Delicious Food Wherever You Are by Ed Levine
Aida Mollenkamp's Keys to the Kitchen: The Essential Reference for Becoming a More Accomplished, Adventerous Cook by Aida Mollenkamp
Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm by Mardi Jo Link
The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge & the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti
The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder by Charles Graeber
My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places by Mary Roach
The Dangerous Book for Boys by Gonn and Hal Iggulden
Joyland by Stephen King
The Last Victim by Karen Robards
Swimming at Night by Lucy Clarke
The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
All Access by Ken Regan
Dishing Up Virginia: 145 Recipes That Celebrate Colonial Traditions and Contemporary Flavors by Patrick Evans-Hylton
The gift of Southern cooking : recipes and revelations from two great Southern cooks by Edna Lewis and Scott Peacock
CookSmart : Perfect Recipes For Every Day by Pam Anderson
Great Balls Of Cheese by Michelle Buffardi
Five-Star Flicks for the Foodie Fans
The Malazan Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson
Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett
Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks

December 2013
Longbourn by Jo Baker by Jo Baker
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation Michael Pollan
Let it Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Lauren Myracle
A Loss in our VBPL Recommends Family
I'll Be Home For Christmas by the Library of Congress
Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch
The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
The Cartographer of No Man's Land by P.S. Duffy
Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd
Pivot Point by Kasie West
The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates: Magic Marks the Spot by Caroline Carlson
How to Love by Katie Cotugno
Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: a mystery with electromagnets, burglar alarms, and other gadgets you can build yourself by Bob Pflugfelder
Bounce, Stretch and Wiggle by Doreen Cronin
World War Z by Max Brooks
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Stay: The True Story of Ten Dogs by Michaela Muntean
Fight by Eugene S. Robinson

2014
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January 2014
Everyone Sleeps by Marcellus Hall
Play Piano in One Hour
The Scorpio Races [Sound Recording] by Maggie Stiefvater
Big Fish directed by Tim Burton
Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson
he Secret Life of Walter Mitty directed by Norman Z. McLeod
Mary Poppins [Sound Recording] by P.L. Travers and narrated by Sophie Thompson
Terrier by Tamora Pierce
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
Bloody Jack by L. A. Meyer
Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The Green River Killer: A True Detective Story by Jeff Jensen
Bicycle Times Magazine
The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James Swanson
Mustache Baby by Bridget Heos
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great by Bob Shea
Love Monster by Rachel Bright

February 2014
Game of Thrones Seasons 1 and 2
This One Is Mine by Marie Semple
The Spectacular Now directed by James Ponsoldt
various titles by Jan Thomas
Rurouni Kenshin: Restoration by Nobuhiro Watsuki
From Up on Poppy Hill directed by Goro Miyazaki
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Summer Wars directed by Mamoru Hosoda
A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke
The Runner's World Cookbook edited by Joanna Sayago Golub
Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma Kerry Hudson
The King Who Wouldn't Sleep by Debbie Singleton
Pet Sematary by Stephen King
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton Disclafani
The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkowski
While Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell
The Giant and How He Humbugged America by Jim Murphy
Song for Sophia by Moriah Densley

March 2014
Stuffed: the ultimate comfort food cookbook by Dan Whalen
The Mac and Cheese Cookbook by Allison Arevalo and Erin Wade
The Virginia Housewife by Mary Randolph
Chickens In the Road by Suzanne McMinn
Home Baked Comfort by Kim Laidlaw
Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott
The Master Butcher's Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements by John Hunter
Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac
Look Up: Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard by Annette LeBlanc Cate
Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Cat Vs Human by Yasmine Surovec
Pantomime by Laura Lam
Into the White directed by Petter Næss
Second Hand by Heidi Cullinan and Marie Sexton (Tucker Springs series)
Indexing by Seanan McGuire
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay by Hooman Majd
Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man by Mark Kurlansky
Promise Land: My Journey Through America's Self-Help Culture by Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name: News from Small-Town Alaska by Heather Lende
Heavenly Creatures directed by Peter Jackson
Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda

April 2014
The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison
Cropsey directed by Joshua Zeman and Barbara Brancaccio
Reviver by Seth Patrick
The Impossible directed by Juan Antonio Bayona
Prince of Wolves by David Gross
The Burning Air by Erin Kelly
The Thrawn Trilogy by Timothy Zahn
Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
Astonish Me Maggie Shipstead
Panic by Lauren Oliver
Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando
he Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett
Atonement by Ian McEwan
The Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt
The Visitors by Sally Beauman
The Creeps by John Connolly
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
The Mangle Street Murders by Martin Kasasian

May 2014
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
A Snicker of Magic Natalie Lloyd
Much Ado About Nothing directed by Joss Whedon
All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior
Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
The Best Man by Kristan Higgins
Uncanny X-Men Volume 1: Revolution by Brian Michael Bendis
The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
The Lonely Book by Kate Bernheimer
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
The Art of Clean Up: Life Made Neat and Tidy by Ursus Wehrli
Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me by Karen Swallow Prior
The Funeral Dress by Susan Gregg Gilmore
The Forgotten Garden [sound recording] by Kate Morton
Larry Crowne directed by Tom Hanks
Sweetheart & Mother Pillows 1917-1945 by Patricia Lynne Grace Cummings
William Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian Doescher
30 Day Shred by Jillian Michaels
Around the House the Fox Chased the Mouse by Rick Walton
The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days! by Connie Guttersen
The Spiderwick Chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

June 2014
Bicycling Magazine
The King's Speech directed by Tom Hooper
Homeland
Archie:the Married Life by Michael Uslan and Paul Kupperberg
The Numberlys by William Joyce and Christina Ellis
Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick
Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King
Fortunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman
How I Live Now directed by Kevin MacDonald
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Essential Small Spaces by Terrance Conran
The Museum of Intangible Things by Wendy Wunder
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
The Butterfly Cabinet by Bernie McGill
The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert
Comically Cooking: Recipes So Easy You'll Actually Make Them by Tyler Capps
Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman
50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany by Steven Pressman
The Circle by Dave Eggers
Library Lion by Michelle Knudson

July 2014
Swim, Duck, Swim by Susan Lurie
Bird Box by Josh Malerman
Fledgling by Octavia Butler
No Safety in Numbers by Dayna Lorentz
I Got Two Dogs by John Lithgow, illustrated by Robert Neubecker
The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom
Bark George by Jules Feiffer
Beetle Bop by Denise Fleming
Billy & Milly: Short & Silly by Eve B. Feldman
The Quick by Lauren Owen
The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove
Myths and Mysteries in Archaeology by Susan Johnston
The Various Haunts of Men by Susan Hill
The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
Jacob's New Dress by Sarah and Ian Hoffman
Black Butler directed by Toshiya Shinohara
Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley
The Nesting Place: It Doesn't Have to Be Perfect to Be Beautiful by Myquillyn Smith
Whose Nest? by Victoria Cochrane
Birders: The Central Park Effect directed by Jeffrey Kimball
INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED directed by Eugenio Derbez

August 2014
James Herriot's favorite dog stories by James Herriot
The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things by Paula Byrne
Josey Baker Bread by Josey Baker
Beating the Lunch Box Blues by J. M. Hirsch
Sweet Paul, Eat & Make by Paul Lowe
Spooky & Bright: 101 Halloween Ideas edited by Country Living
Meat Hook Meat Cookbook: buy, butcher, and cook your way to better meat by Tom Mylan
Otter and Odder: A Love Story by James Howe
Dealing with Dragons by Patricia Wrede
Teen Cyberbullying Investigated by Judge Tom Jacobs
Fog Island by Tomi Ungerer
How to Catch a Bogle Catherine Jinks
The Violent Century by Lavie Tidhar
Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
Archetype by M.D. Waters
Glitterland by Alexis Hall
The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland
I Didn't Do My Homework Because... by Davide Cali
The Midnight Library by Kazuno Kohara
Arlo Rolled by Susan Pearson, illustrated by Jeff Ebbeler
The Great Balloon Hullabaloo by Peter Bentley

September 2014
Bedtime Stories
Another Bull**it Night In Suck City by Nick Flynn
Junie B. Jones Series by Barbara Park
Orange Is the New Black Memoir by Piper Kerman and TV series created by Jenjin Kohan
A Dark and Twisted Tide by Sharon Bolton
Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures by Emma Straub
Murder is Binding by Lorna Barrett
The People's Dynasty and Waking Dragon by Modern Scholar
One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems
The Blacklist TV series
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
Conversion by Katherine Howe
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet by Nina Teicholz
The Most Dangerous Animal of All by Gary L. Stewart

October 2014
The Nile: A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past & Present by Toby Wilkinson
Homemade Doughnuts: Techniques and Recipes for Making Sublime Doughnuts in Your Home Kitchen by Kamal Grant
The Rush: America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848-1853 by Edward Dolnick
Jackaby by William Ritter
Buddy and the Bunnies: Don't Play With Your Food by Bob Shea
The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters
The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
Teen Read Week Part 1
Teen Read Week Part 2
Teen Read Week Part 3
Teen Read Week Part 4
Teen Read Week Part 5
Dubliners by James Joyce
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
The Three Questions by Jon J. Muth
Wolf in White Van John Darnielle
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan
Sailor Twain or The Mermaid in the Hudson by Mark Siegel
Actual Size by Steve Jenkins
The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

November 2014
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Fisher King directed by Terry Gilliam
Hero on a Bicycle by Shirley Hughes
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
Big Appetites: Tiny People in a World of Big Food by Christopher Boffoli
Make Space by Scott Dorley and Scott Witthoft
Good Advice from Bad People by Zac Bissonnette
Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson
The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish by Neil Gaiman
What If? by Randall Munroe
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan
Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life without Kids by Jen Kirkman
Bob and Rob and Corn on the Cob by Todd McQueen
Paper to Petal: 75 Whimsical Paper Flower Ideas to Craft by Hand by Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell
Run, Turkey, Run! by Diane Mayr
Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado

December 2014
An Egg Is Quiet by Dianna Aston
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? A Memoir by Roz Chast
Delicious!: A Novel by Ruth Reichl
The Kitchn Cookbook by Sara Kate Gillingham & Faith Durand
Still Life With Bread Crumbs: A Novel by Anna Quindlen
Paradise by Toni Morrison
That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown by Cressida Cowell
Disconnect directed by Henry Alex Rubin
Whitechapel: The Ripper Returns directed by SJ Clarkson
Once Upon a Northern Night by Jean E. Pendziwol
My Very First Mother Goose edited by Iona Opie and illustrated by Rosemary Wells
Aw, Nuts! by Rob McGlurkan
What Does My Teddy Bear Do All Day? by Bruno Hachler and Birte Muller
Tulip Loves Rex by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illustrated by Sara Massini
Ten Thank-You Letters by Daniel Kirk
Colonial Voices Hear Them Speak by Kay Winters
Mister Whistler by Margaret Mahy
Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie: A Story About Edna Lewis by Robbin Gourley
The Family Read-Aloud Christmas Treasury compiled by Alice Lowe
The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton
Happy Marriage?! by Maki Enjoji
Deadman Wonderland by Jinsei Katoaka
Pandora Hearts by Jun Mochizuki

2015
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January 2015
Boys Over Flowers Yoko Kamio
Roar: A Big-Mouthed Book of Sounds! by Jonathon Litton
The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
Wildflowers & Grasses of Virginia’s Coastal Plain by Helen Hamilton and Gustavus Hall
Buz by Richard Egielski
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley
A Perfectly Messed Up Story by Patrick McDonnell
The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley
Southern Bite Cookbook by Stacey Little
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman

February 2015
101 Things To Do With Baby 30th anniversary [edition] by Jan Ormerod
The Everlasting Embrace by Gabrielle Emanuel, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis
The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse by Patricia MacLachlan
Dear Mr. Washington by Lynn Cullen
Authors Anonymous directed by Ellie Kanner
Extreme Brownies: 50 Recipes For the Most Over the Top Treats Ever by Connie Weis
Cooking Know-How: Be a Better Cook by Bruce Weinstein & Mark Scarbrough
Mug Cakes: 100 Speedy Microwave Treats to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth by Leslie Bilderback
Me, Myself, and Pie by Sherry Gore
DIY Bridal Palooza
The Epicurious Cookbook: More Than 250 of Our Best-Loved Four-Fork Recipes by Tanya Steel & Epicurious editors
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
The Chronicles of Chrestomanci by Diana Wynne Jones
Bugged: How Insects Changed History by Sarah Albee
Catherine Certitude by Patrick Modiano
The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold
Little Mouse Gets Ready by Jeff Smith
The Case for Loving: the Fight for Interracial Marriage by Selina Alko
A Letter to My Cat : notes to our best friends created by Lisa Erspamer
Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett
The Silence of Six by E.C. Myers
We Will All Go Down Together by Gemma Files

March 2015
Little Humans by Brandon Stanton
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty, Illustrated by David Roberts
Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony
Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre
Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for all the Letters by Oliver Jeffers
I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You by Courtney Maum
Brother Sun, Sister Moon by Katherine Paterson
Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver
The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport
Life Drawing by Robin Black
Princess in Black by Shannon Hale
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero
Without you, there is no us by Suki Kim
Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver
The Walled City by Ryan Graudin
Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen
The Terrorist's Son by Zak Ebrahim
Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 pages by Ammon Shea
Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved My Life by Sarah Boston
I am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage by Mary-Ann Kirkby
When by Victoria Laurie
Wouldn't It Be Deadly by D.E. Ireland

April 2015
Hoot Owl: Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor
Star Wars: Legacy of the Force
Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman
How to Sharpen Pencils by David Rees
Joe Gould's Secret by Joseph Mitchell
Darkness Visible by William Styron
What Makes a Hero? by Elizabeth Svoboda
Toumani & Sidiki performed by Toumani and Sidiki Diabate
Here by Richard McGuire
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
The Dead Path by Stephen M. Irwin
Mayhem by Sarah Pinborough
There Is a River: The Story of Edgar Cayce by Thomas Sugrue
Man in the Woods by Scott Spencer
The Harrowing by Alexandra Sokoloff
The Mouse Who Ate the Moon by Petr Horáček
Milo is Not a Dog Today by Kiersten Schoen
Tomas Loves... by Jude Welton
Oink-A-Doodle-Moo by Jef Czekaj

May 2015
E - E - I - O How Old MacDonald Got His Farm by Judy Sierra
Gulp by Mary Roach
The Dark by Lemony Snicket
Wonder by R J Palacio
Jim Henson's Tale of Sand by Ramon Perez
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics
Dinosaur Vs. Mommy by Bob Shea
Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry
Stonehearst Asylum directed by Brad Anderson
A Bean, A Stalk, and A Boy Named Jack by William Joyce
The World According to Garp by John Irving
Boys Don't Knit by T.S. Easton
Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way That You Cook by Kristen Miglore
The Little Free Library Book by Margaret Aldrich
1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die by Mimi Sheraton
The Soup Club Cookbook by Courtney Allison
Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis by Alexis Coe
The Map Thief by Michael Blanding
Legends of the Tour by Jan Cleijne
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs
Batwoman: Hydrology by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman

June 2015
My First 10 Paintings by Marie Sellier
The Complete First Edition The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Square Cat ABC by Elizabeth Schoonmaker
Audrey (Cow) by Dan Bar-El
Coffin Hill by Caitlin Kittredge with art by Inaki Miranda
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign by Takaya Kagami with art by Yamato Yamamoto
Say I Love You. by Kanae Hazuki
The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013) directed by Isao Takahata
Lucifer by Mike Carey
Having Our Say by Sarah and A. Elizabeth Delaney with Amy Hill Hearth
72 Hour Hold by Bebe Moore Campbell
Douglass' Women by Jewell Parker Rhones
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
Pleasure Seekers by Rochelle Alers
Sally Hemings by Barbara Chase-Riboud
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Other Side of Midnight by Simone St. James
Home written and illustrated by Carson Ellis
Red Bird by Mary Oliver
Touch the Brightest Star by Christie Matheson

July 2015
Rookie Yearbook One edited by Tavi Gevinson
Fashionable Selby by Todd Selby
The Lesser Dead by Christopher Buehlman
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge
The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy
A Judgement in Stone by Ruth Rendell
You Have to F***ing Eat by Adam Mansbach
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
Brass Sun: The Wheel of Worlds by Ian Edginton & I. N. J. Culbard
Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give A F*ck: The Official Cookbook by Thug Kitchen
The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don Wood
As Waters Gone By by Cynthia Ruchti
Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
The Homesman directed by Tommy Lee Jones
Gluten-Free Living magazine
The Spiritual Child : The New Science of Parenting for Health and Lifelong Living by Lisa Miller
Smart Storage Solutions: Creative Closets, Stylish Shelves & More by Valerie Rains
Dessert For Two: Small Batch Cookies, Brownies, Pies, and Cakes by Christina Lane
The Frugal Paleo Cookbook: affordable, easy and delicious paleo cooking by Ciarra Hannah
Butter Baked Goods: Nostalgic Recipes From A Little Neighborhood Bakery by Rosie Daykin
Sunshine & Whiskey performed by Frankie Ballard

August 2015
The Allergy-Free Pantry: make your own staples, snacks, and more without wheat, gluten, dairy, eggs, soy or nuts by Colette Martin
Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton
Welcome to Subirdia by John M. Marzluff
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus by Jen Bryant
Elusive Equality Jeffrey L. Littlejohn and Charles H. Ford
Red: a Crayon's Story by Michael Hall
Texts from Mittens: A Cat Who Has an Unlimited Data Plan...and Isn't Afraid to Use It by Angie Bailey
The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley (Worldbreaker Saga)
The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
Liesmith by Alis Franklin (The Wyrd)
The Fifth Season N.K. Jemisin (Broken Earth trilogy)
Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
Never Always Sometimes by Adi Alsaid
Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between by Jennifer E. Smith
I Don't Want To Be a Frog by Dev Petty

September 2015
Night Animals by Gianna Marino
Welcome Home Bear: a Book of Animal Habitats by Il Sung Na
Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin
I'm Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton
You Deserve a Drink: Boozy Misadventures and Tales of Debauchery by Mamrie Hart
My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking, & Going with Your Gut by Hannah Hart
Grace's Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up by Grace Helbig
Selp-Helf by Miranda Sings
Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome by Brad Montague and Robby Novak
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler by Phillip Hoose
Trombone Shorty by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews
The Doodle Revolution: Unlock the Power to Think Differently by Sunni Brown
Death Note by Tsugumi Oba
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Mad Max: Fury Road directed by George Miller
Ooku: The Inner Chambers by Fumi Yoshigana
Idiocracy directed by Mike Judge
The Walking Dead TV series
But I Could Never Go Vegan! by Kristy Turner
Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave
The Dead I Know by Scot Gardner

October 2015
Boo-La-La Witch Spa by Samantha Berger
Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers
The Bear’s Song by Benjamin Chaud
Elephantastic by Michael Engler
Maude by Donna Foley Mabry
Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
The Busy Tree by Jennifer Ward
Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman
Watch the Sky by Kirsten Hubbard
The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin
Goodnight Songs :A Celebration of Seasons by Margaret Wise Brown
Romancing Miss Bronte by Juliet Gael and narrated by Rosalyn Landor
Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad by Betty DeRamus
Hidden Intentions by Meisha Camm
Just Wanna Testify by Pearl Cleage
Secret Obsession by Kimberla Lawson Roby
Artful Halloween: 31 Frightfully elegant Projects by Susan Wasinger
Up To No Good by Carl Weber
Polar Bear's Underwear by Tupera Tupera
The Mermaid and the Shoe by K. G. Campbell
The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler

November 2015
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic edited by Eugenie Tsai
Slaughterhouse 90210 by Maris Kreizman
The Revelation of Louisa May by Michaela MacColl
The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern
My Letter to the World and Other Poems by Emily Dickinson
Moving Day by Ralph Fletcher
A Year of Goodbyes by Debbie Levy
The Mindy Project created by Mindy Kaling
Never Broken by Jewel
Ever After by Rachel Lacey
One-Skein Wonders series
Personal Effects by E.M. Kokie
Assassination Classroom by Yusei Matsui
Birthright Volume 1: Homecoming by Joshua Williamson
Boxers by Gene Luan Yang (Boxers & Saints)
Saints by Gene Luen Yang (Boxers & Saints)
Noragami: Stray God by Adachitoka
The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep by Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin

December 2015
George the Dog, John the Artist: A Rescue Story by John Dolan
The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World's Finest Actor by Robert Schnakenberg
Dear Mr. You by Mary-Louise Parker
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente
The Fox and the Star by Coralie Bickford-Smith
Her Idea by Rilla Alexander
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
Last Night's Reading: Illustrated Encounters with Extraordinary Authors by Kate Gavino
Stories by candlelight
Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the Backbone of Life by Susan Middleton
You are (Not) Small by Anna Kang
Introducing Garrett, P.I. by Glen Cook
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh
Spurious Correlations by Tyler Vigen
Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid by Lemony Snicket and Mark Tucker
Alex + Ada by Jonathan Luna
The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
"Who Could That Be at This Hour?" by Lemony Snicket
Vegetable Literacy by Deborah Madison
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
That Sugar Book by Damon Gameau
Once Upon a Company. . . A True Story by Wendy Anderson Halperin

2016
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January 2016
The Digital Shoebox : How to Organize, Find, and Share Your Photos by Sarah Bay Williams
Louisiana Longshot by Jana DeLeon
A World of Dumplings: filled dumplings, pockets, and little pies from around the globe by Brian Yarvin
Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti
Orphan Black TV series
The Food52 cookbook, Volume 2: seasonal recipes from our kitchens to yours by Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs
A Trilogy for Health and Fitness Dr. Jordan Metzl
Luna: New Moon Ian McDonald
A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar
Jinn and Juice by Nicole Peeler
The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
I am Princess X by Cherie Priest
Asylum by Madeleine Roux
The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems
Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups by Tadgh Bentley
Bream Gives Me Hiccups by Jesse Eisenberg
Labyrinth directed by Jim Henson
How to Cook Without A Book by Pam Anderson
Supertruck by Stephen Savage

February 2016
Where the Memories Lie Sibel Hodge
Locked Doors by Blake Crouch
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
The Penguin Lessons by Tom Michell
Don't Suck, Don't Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt by Kristin Hersh
Timbuktu by Paul Auster
Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered by E.F. Schumacher
Miles Davis Plays for Lovers performed by Miles Davis
Voyage of the Sable Venus and other poems by Robin Coste Lewis
The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
Black Butler by Yana Toboso
The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Habibi by Craig Thompson

March 2016
Carter & Lovecraft by Jonathan L. Howard
Grantchester TV series
The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia
Feathers: the Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor Hanson
Whose Tools are These? by Sharon Katz Cooper
George by Alex Gino
Dear Yeti by James Kwan
The Girl Who Came Home by Hazel Gaynor
Good Night Yoga: A Pose by Pose Bedtime Story by Mariam Gates
Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin
The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Somm directed by Jason Wise
Step Aside, Pops by Kate Beaton
Who Done It? by Olivier Tallec
Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars by Clifton Collins Jr. and Gustavo "Goose" Alvarez

April 2016
See How Small by Scott Blackwood
The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared by Alice Ozma
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick and illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Bad Bye, Good Bye by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Jonathan Bean
My First 10 Paintings by Marie Sellier
For Mother’s Day
All of My Heart directed by Peter Deluise
Ella and Penguin: Stick Together by Megan Maynor
5 Ingredients or Less Slow Cooker Cookbook by Stephanie O'Dea
Reporting for Duty: True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs by Tracy Libby
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck by Sarah Knight
Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida
Maid-sama! by Hiro Fujiwara
Container Theme Gardens: 42 Combinations Each Using 5 Perfectly Matched Plants by Nancy J. Ondra
Tru & Nelle by G. Neri
Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir
Cook It In Cast Iron: Kitchen-Tested Recipes for the One Pan That Does It All by America's Test Kitchen

May 2016
Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
Modern Romance Aziz Ansari
Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom by Syne Mitchell
Ana of California by Andi Teran
Smile and Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
City of Shadows by Ariana Franklin
Dodger by Terry Pratchett
Courtney Crumrin by Ted Naifah
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
A Pig, a Fox, and a Box by Jonathan Fenske
Dragonflies by Pieter van Dokkum
The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock
The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
The Wind Rises directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Monsters Eat Whiny Children by Bruce Eric Kaplan
Hurry Up and Wait Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler
Song of the Sea directed by Tomm Moore
They're Not Like Us Volume 1: Black Holes for the Young by Eric Stephenson
The Art of Ball Point : Experimentation, Exploration, and Techniques in Ink by Matt Rota
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell

June 2016
The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Other Curious Objects by John Tingey
Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life by Richard Louv
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
One-Pot Paleo: simple to make, delicious to eat and gluten-free to boot by Jenny Castaneda
Dinner Pies : From Shepherd's Pies and Pot Pies to Turnovers, Quiches, Hand Pies and More by Ken Haedrich
Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz
Lucky Peach presents 101 easy Asian recipes by Peter Meehan
Cookies and Cups Cookbook: 125+ Sweet & Savory Recipes Reminding You To Always Eat Dessert First by Shelly Jaronsky
Comfort Food Makeovers: all your favorites made lighter by the editors at America's Test Kitchen
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
Cats & Lions and Curious Cats by Mitsuaki Iwago
Experimental Film by Gemma Files
Fat Cat Art: Famous Masterpieces Improved by a Ginger Cat with Attitude by Svetlana Petrova and Zarathustra the Cat
Updraft by Fran Wilde (Bone Universe series)
Men & Cats by Marie-Eva Gatuingt and Alice Chaygneaud
Central Station by Lavie Tidhar
Cat poems
Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Myer
Lost Cat
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
Elephant Company by Vicki Constantine Croke
Grumpy Pants by Claire Messer
Wildflower by Mark Seal
Silver Screen Fiend by Patton Oswalt
My Life and Hard Times by James Thurber
The Improbability Principle by David Hand

July 2016
The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Hamilton: Original Broadway Cast Recording composed by Lin-Manuel Miraranda
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
Charlie, Presumed Dead by Anne Heltzel
The Master Executioner by Loren D. Estleman
The Martian directed by Ridley Scott
The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming by Lemony Snicket
Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
The Gilded Hour by Sara Donati
Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins
Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter
The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan
Remarkable Trees of Virginia by Nancy Ross Hugo and Jeff Kirwan
Don't Let the Republican Drive the Bus by Erich Origen & Gan Golan
The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher by Molly Bang
Storm by Eric Jerome Dickey
I’d Really Like to Eat a Child by Sylviane Donnio

August 2016
The Meat Free Monday Cookbook edited by Annie Rigg
The Vegetarian: A Novel by Han Kang
American Housewife: Stories by Helen Ellis
Phoenix directed by Christian Petzold
Hot Dudes Reading
The Yellow House by Patricia Falvey
Luis Paints the World by Terry Farish, Illustrated by Oliver Dominguez
Hannah and Sugar written and illustrated by Kate Berube
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 by by Michelle Markel and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Bridal Wave directed by Michael Scott
I Love Cake! by Tammi Sauer
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst directed by Andrew Jarecki
Spare Dog Parts by Alison Hughes
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine directed by Alex Gibney
Dear Hunter
Romeo And/Or Juliet: A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North

September 2016
A Wild Swan by Michael Cunningham
Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony
I Will Not Wear Pink by Joyce Dunbar
All We Know by Linda Ashman
My First Book of Hindi Words by Rina Singh
Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers by Alexander McCall Smith
My Dog's a Chicken by Susan McElroy Montanari and illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
The Children's Home by Charles Lambert
A Hungry Lion or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Lucy Ruth Cummins
Skirt-A-Day Sewing by Nicole Smith
Find Me by Laura Van Den Berg
How to Share With a Bear by Eric Pinder
What If directed by Michael Dowse
Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley
Simple Matters by Erin Boyle
The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook by Lindsay Landis
Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Nightmares! by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller
Nature's Day: Discover the World of Wonder at Your Doorstep by Kay Maguire & Danielle Kroll
My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

October 2016
Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys by Bob Raczka and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
Sweetie Pie’s Cookbook: Soulful Southern Recipes from My Family to Yours by Robbie “Miss Robbie” Montgomery
What Elephants Know by Eric Dinerstein
Ashley Bell by Dean Koontz
Mr. Mercedes by Cormac McCarthy
Bonjour Kale: A Memoir of Paris, Love and Recipe by Kristen Beddard
The Journey That Saved Curious George: Young Readers Edition of The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey by Louise Borden
A Child's First Book of Trump by Michael Ian Black
Only in Naples: Lessons in Food and Famiglia from My Italian Mother-in-law by Katherine Wilson
Sing Street directed by John Carney
The Widow by Fiona Barton
The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee
Take This Man by Brando Skyhorse
The Wolf-Birds by Willow Dawson
Coraline directed by Henry Selick
The Edgar Allan Poe Audio Collection performed by Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
Katya's World by Jonathan Howard

November2016
Pa's Fiddle: The Music of American Inspired by the Little House on the Prairie Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder directed by Ryan Polito
Cool Chemistry Concoctions: 50 Formulas that Fizz, Foam, Splatter & Ooze by Joe Rhatigan and Veronika Gunter
The Farmer's Wife 1930's Sampler Quilt by Laurie Aaron Hird
A Green and Ancient Light by Frederic Durbin
Stories of Thanks Giving
This Strange Wilderness: the Life and Art of John James Audubon by Nancy Plain
Spirals in Time: the Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells by Helen Scales
That's Not Fair! Getting to Know Your Rights and Freedoms by Danielle S. McLaughlin
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
Pollination Power by Heather Angel
Beauty by Hubert
Pink is for Blobfish by Jess Keating
Gravity Falls

December 2016
Spread Volume 1: No Hope by Justin Jordan
Home directed by Tim Johnson
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp
The Year without a Purchase: One Family's Quest to Stop Shopping and Start Connecting by Scott Dannemiller
Sun and Moon by Lindsey Yankey
Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art by Claire Wellesley-Smith
Mason Jar Nation: The Jars that Changed America and 50 Clever Ways to Use Them Today by JoAnn Moser
American Cakes: From Colonial Gingerbread To Classic Layer, the Stories and Recipes Behind More Than 125 of Our Best Loved Cakes by Anne Byrn
The City Baker's Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller
Real food, fake food: why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it by Larry Olmsted
Stack Happy: 70 Delicious Flapjack Recipes by Karly Campbell
Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs by Linda Sue Park
Sustainable happiness: live simply, live well, make a difference by Sarah Van Gelder
Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel (Themis Files)
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
False Hearts by Laura Lam
The Chimes by Anna Smaill
If It Fits, I Sits: Cats in Awkward Places

2017
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January 2017
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
A Life Everlasting: The Extraordinary Story of One Boy's Gift to Medical Science by Sarah Gray
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
When I Fell from the Sky by Juliane Koepcke
The Devil in the Valley by Castle Freeman
Southern Cross the Dog by Bill Cheng
To the White Sea by James Dickey
The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst by Nicholas Tomalin and Ron Hall
Training for the Reading Marathon
Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey
Hack: How I Stopped Worrying about What to Do with My Life and Started Driving a Yellow Cab by Melissa Plaut
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) by George Orwell
My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier
A Corner of White (Colors of Madeleine trilogy) by Jaclyn Moriarty

February 2017
Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold by Margaret Atwood
The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarty
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin
Madder: Anthology 2: Simple Pleasures by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Rejected Princesses: Tales of History's Boldest Heroines, Hellions, and Heretics by Jason Porath
Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalvan
March: Book One by John Lewis
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Dance by Matthew Van Fleet
Dorie's Cookies by Dorie Greenspan
Bird by Zetta Elliott
Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel by Nikki Grimes

March 2017
Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything In It by Sundee T. Frazier
The Great Cake Mystery by Alexander McCall Smith
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil
A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age by Daniel J. Levitin
Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars by Martine Murray
Little Night Cat by Sonja Danowski
Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus by John Hendrix
The Gentleman by Forrest Leo
Animal Ark by Kwame Alexander and photography by Joel Sartore
Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke
Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele
The Book of Hygge by Louisa Thomsen Brits
Literary Wonderlands by Laura Miller
One Pan and Done by Molly Gilbert
Rad American Women A-Z by Kate Schatz
The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella
Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle

April 2017
Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
Star Wars: Bloodline by Claudia Gray
Heartless by Marissa Meyer
The Winner's Trilogy by Marie Rutkoski
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
Bedtime Is Canceled by Cece Meng and illustrated by Aurélie Neyret
This Is a Serious Book by Jodie Parachini and illustrated by Daniel Rieley
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
Cy Makes a Friend by Ann Marie Stephens, illustrated by Tracy Subisak
Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers
Coming Clean by Kimberly Rae Miller
Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam
Pumpkin: The Raccoon Who Thought She Was a Dog by Laura Young
Home Is Burning by Dan Marshall

May 2017
Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley
The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire: The World of Dan and Phil by Dan Howell and Phil Lester
Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick
The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Everything Box Richard Kadrey

June 2017
Boy's Life by Robert McCammon
Outwitting Squirrels by Bill Alder, Jr.
The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing
Don’t Call Me Grandma by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina
Venomous by Christie Wilcox
Woodpecker Wants a Waffle by Steve Breen
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter by Diane Stanley
PathFinder by Angie Sage
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
Great, Now We've Got Barbarians! by Jason Carter Eaton
The Complete Slow Cooker: a paleo cookbook for everyday meals that preps fast and cooks slow by Karen Frazier
Cooking For Jeffrey by Ina Garten
Peter Ash series by Nicholas Petrie
Edible DIY: simple, giftable recipes to savor and share by Lucy Baker
Martha's Vineyard: Isle of Dreams by Susan Branch
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother by Eve LaPlante
The Capybara Conspiracy: A Novel in Three Acts by Erica S. Perl
Come Rain or Come Shine by Jan Karon
May the Road Rise Up to Meet You by Peter Troy

July 2017
My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
Universal Harvester by John Darnielle
No Burden by Lucy Dacus
The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
No One Told Me Not To Do This by Jay Ryan
The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz
I Yam a Donkey by Cece Bell
All the President's Men by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered by Laura Auricchio
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
365 Slow Cooker Recipes by Stephanie O'Dea
How to Talk to Girls at Parties by Neil Gaiman
Exquisite Corpse by Penelope Bagieu
Epic Cosplay Costumes by Kristie "Karmada" Good
As You Wish: inconceivable tales from the making of the Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

August 2017
The Regional Office Is Under Attack by Manuel Gonzalez
Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
Liberty Porter, First Daughter by Julia DeVillers
Minnie Saves the Day by Melodye Benson Rosales


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