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Jerica Lowe, Reference & Instruction Librarian
Currently Reading: Ascendance of a Bookworm by Miya Kazuki

I just started Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 1 Volume 1. A friend read it and recommended it to me because it reminded him of me. A woman with a poor constitution and a love of books is reincarnated into a fantasy world. However, most people are iliterate in the new world and books are rare and expensive. So, she sets out to become a librarian. It's a Japanese light novel, which is a new format to me.


Kelly Burns, Reference & Instruction Librarian
Currently Reading: Man Made Monsters by Andrea Rogers

This is a young adult anthology of horror stories following an extended Cherokee family through different time periods. The conflicts involve traditional monsters such as werewolves and vampires as well as man made monsters, or true human predators. Its very intense but well written!




Marian Mays, Public Services Librarian

Currently Reading: A Soul of Ash and Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Only his memories can save her…  A great primal power has risen. The Queen of Flesh and Fire has become the Primal of Blood and Bone—the true Primal of Life and Death. And the battle Casteel, Poppy, and their allies have been fighting has only just begun. Gods are awakening across Iliseeum and the mortal realm, readying for the war to come.

Ken Solomon, Library Coordinator - Downtown

Currently Reading: The Lost Sisters by Holly Black

I've just recently started reading Holly Black.  This book is a short follow up to The Cruel Prince, the first book in The Folk of the Air series.  The fantasy series features two mortal sisters who are swept up into a parallel fairy world where they must face the dangers of the magical realm.

Lisa Eichholtz, Librarian

Currently Reading: Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan

“Alternatingly heart-pounding and heartbreaking. This collaboration between two best-selling authors seamlessly weaves together Olivia and Lily’s journeys, creating a provocative exploration of the strength that love and acceptance require.”—The Washington Post


Sara Williams, Librarian
Currently Reading: Wannabe by Aisha Harris

"Aisha Harris has made a name for herself as someone you can turn to for a razor-sharp take on whatever show or movie everyone is talking about. Now, she turns her talents inward, mining the benchmarks of her nineties childhood and beyond to analyze the tropes that are shaping all of us, and our ability to shape them right back." - Amazon

Amy Wehrle, Librarian

Currently Reading: Gray Mountain  by John Grisham

"The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track—until the recession hits and she is downsized, furloughed, and escorted out of the building. Samantha, though, is offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay, all for a slim chance of getting rehired.” (Amazon)

Nicole Dugan, Tutoring Coordinator
Currently Reading: Bunny by Mona Awad

This book has a dark and twisty narrator, a culty college clique, and explores the boundaries of loneliness, obsession, and reality. I know I'll reread this one day so I can try to catch all the small details I missed the first time around.

Kelly Brothers, Library Specialist

Currently Reading: The Sunset Crowd by Karin Tanabe

"The Sunset Crowd follows an enigmatic young woman who ingratiates herself with a tight-knit group of glamorous, global friends in 1977 Los Angeles and upends their lives as she chases the blinding lights of fame—at any cost. Fame. Fortune. Love. You can't have them all." -  Amazon


Maria Nazari, Librarian

Currently Reading: Lost in the Moment and Found by Seanan McGuire

"A young girl discovers an infinite variety of worlds in this standalone tale in the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Wayward Children series from Seanan McGuire, Lost in the Moment and Found." - Amazon

Maia Graudick, Administrative Assistant

Currently Reading: Tokyo Ueno Station by Yu Miri

"A surreal, devastating story of a homeless ghost who haunts one of Tokyo's busiest train stations. 2020 National Book Award Winner in translated literature. NYT Notable Book of the year. "  - Amazon

Violet Davis, Librarian

Currently Reading: Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros

I just finished reading Fourth Wing.  I read this because it was much hyped and it was well-worth it.  If I had to describe it I would say it was like the Divergent series but with dragons!  The main character also shares my name, which I like.





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