It's a new year - time to find your next great read! Librarians Melissa and Anbolyn are back to tell you all about their favorite 2020 books. Join us at the Sunset Library on Saturday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m. for New Year, New Reads. Hear about great titles, connect with other readers and to grow your TBR pile. There will be book giveaways, a raffle and refreshments too.
Check out some new staff picks below. Looking for more librarian favorites? Check out our LibraryReads list!
Long Bright River by Liz Moore
Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn't be more different. Then one of them goes missing.
Firewatching by Russ Thomas
A taut and ambitious police procedural debut introducing Detective Sergeant Adam Tyler, a cold case reviewer who lands a high-profile murder investigation, only to find the main suspect is his recent one-night stand.
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude, but determined to get an education so that she can escape and choose her own future.
You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy
Despite living in a world where technology allows constant digital communication and opportunities to connect, it seems no one is really listening or even knows how. Journalist Kate Murphy explains why we're not listening, what it's doing to us and how we can reverse the trend.