Need A Book?

Welcome to “Need a Book?” Your daily resource for finding something to read while the library is closed.  Check back frequently for your readers’ advisory needs. Check out these eBooks with Libby or the Ohio Digital Library! We’ve linked each title directly to the digital library catalog: just click Ebook or Audiobook. Happy Reading!

New Book Lists by Connie G.

Our Adult Services Coordinator Connie G. works hard to find book suggestions for you. Place holds for your desired format through one of the library’s apps, the online catalog, or by calling any of our library locations. Check out her bi-monthly lists here:...

Sunny Reads

“Sunny” Reads: Circling the Sun by Paula McLain McLain, author of The Paris Wife,  returns with a novel transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. bringing to life a fearless and captivating woman—Beryl Markham. a record-setting aviator caught up in a...

Rainy Day Reads

Some Rainy Day Reads: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear Maisie Dobbs got her start as a maid in an aristocratic London household when she was thirteen. Her employer, suffragette Lady Rowan Compton, soon became her patron, taking the remarkably bright youngster under...

Suspense

Some Suspense: After Anna by Lisa Scottoline Dr. Noah Alderman, a widower and single father, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie Ippolitti, and for the first time in a long time, he and his young son are happy. Despite her longing for the daughter she hasn’t seen...

Beach Reads

Escape to the Beach with these novels: The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand Nantucket is only eleven miles away from Martha’s Vineyard. But they may as well be worlds apart for estranged twin sisters Harper and Tabitha Frost. Secrets in Summer by Nancy Thayer For...

Romance

Some Romantic Fiction… Refuge Cove by Janet Dailey A bride on the run from her would-be husband becomes stranded in the Alaska wilderness before accepting help from a rugged bush pilot who would reconnect with his estranged son. Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani Told...

Books with Film Adaptations

Read the book, then watch the movie! Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules and adding machines...

Classics

Some “Classics” you’ve been meaning to read: 1984 by George Orwell 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever....

Memoir

Some interesting Memoirs: Life Will Be the Death of Me by Chelsea Handler The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery – featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security...

Women’s Fiction

Some contemporary Women’s Fiction: The View from Alameda Island by Robyn Carr From the outside looking in, Lauren Delaney has a life to envy—a successful career, a solid marriage to a prominent surgeon and two beautiful daughters who are off to good colleges. But on...

Historical Fiction

Try these Historical Fiction titles: The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis Rich both in twists and period detail, this tale of big-city ambition is impossible to put down. It’s historical fiction mixed with some mystery. The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister A novel in which...

Christian

Try these “Christian Titles”: Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury A heart-wrenching and redemptive story in the Baxter Family series about a couple desperately waiting to bring their adopted child home and a young mother about to make the biggest decision of her life. Under...

Thriller

Some interesting thrillers: The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer Nola Brown’s body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she’s dead. The US government...

Mystery

Check out these traditional Mystery/Police Procedurals: The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart...

Non-fiction

Some Non-fiction titles: Going Clear by Lawrence Wright Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with current and former Scientologists—both famous and less well known—and years of archival research, Lawrence Wright uses his extraordinary investigative...

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