Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine (2017). Years after a chance accident exposed her ex-husband as a serial killer, Gwen and her children are still on the run from a vicious group of vigilantes who refuse to believe that she had nothing to do with her husband’s deeds. Hoping she’s hidden ...Read More

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Patient Zero by Jonathan Mayberry (2009). Captain Joe Ledger, as you will come to know him, is a quick-witted Baltimore detective who’s about to have the craziest week of his life. The Department of Military Sciences is recruiting him to lead one of their elite rapid response teams that clean ...Read More

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Trombone Shorty by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews (2017). Why do I love the little read-along audiobook “Trombone Shorty”? Because I love to be proved wrong. How else will my horizons expand? This 2018 Odyssey Honor book blew away my blanket disdain for audiobooks. As a rule, I feel that audiobooks ...Read More

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Clover’s Luck by Kallie George, illustrated by Alexandra Boiger (2015). Young Clover absolutely adores animals, so she is beyond excited to help care for some rather unusual ones—think unicorns and a fire-breathing dragon—at a nearby animal adoption agency. Clover’s kind and gentle nature quickly earns her the animals’ trust, and ...Read More