…with the New Fall 2010 Staff Picks!
Looking for a great book? Let our staff suggestions guide you in your search for that perfect Autumn read. Check out the New Fall 2010 Staff Picks now on display on the 2nd floor. Reviews for the selected titles can also be found on display. Titles such as the following were recommended by various staff members throughout the building.
Broken Jewel by David L. Robbins
“Robbins’s ninth novel, the best WWII Pacific campaign novel in a long time, tells the dramatic story of the 1945 rescue of 2,100 American and allied prisoners from the Los Baños camp near Manila.” (From Publishers Weekly)
Recommended By: Susan Santa, Readers’ Services Librarian
Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger
“With frankness and compassion, H. G. Bissinger chronicles a season in the life of Odessa and shows how single-minded devotion to the team shapes the community and inspires—and sometimes shatters—the teenagers who wear the Panthers’ uniforms.” (From the Publisher)
Recommended By: Kalpana Mehta, Reference Librarian
A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova
“ Elena Gorokhova grows up in 1960’s Leningrad where she discovers that beauty and passion can be found in unexpected places in Soviet Russia.” (From the Publisher)
Recommended By: Jackie Ranaldo, Readers’ Services Librarian
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
“Howe’s novel moves back and forth between the summer of 1991 in Salem, Mass., and the 17th-century witch trial era, as college student Connie Goodwin chances upon a mysterious book written by the elusive Deliverance Dane.” (From Publishers Weekly)
Recommended By: Evelyn Hershkowitz, Librarian Trainee
Hope you enjoy our favorites as much as we did. Happy Reading!
– posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services