Staff Picks

Titles Suggested by Staff at Avon Free Public Library

AVON STAFF PICKS: AUDIO BOOK

A Natural Woman

Carole King

As You Wish

Cary Elwes

Born a Crime

Trevor Noah

No Place Like Home

Mary Higgins Clark

Still Foolin' 'em

Billy Crystal

Yes Please

Amy Poehler

AVON STAFF PICKS: BIOGRAPHY

Born a Crime

Trevor Noah

Bossypants

Tina Fey

Diana

Diana

Andrew Morton

Happiness

Heather Elise Harpham

Jackie's Girl

Kathy McKeon

Jim Henson

Brian Jay Jones

Letterman

Jason Zinoman

Nevertheless

Alec Baldwin

Robin

Dave Itzkoff

The Best of Us

Joyce Maynard

What Remains

Carole Radziwill

Wild

Cheryl Strayed

AVON STAFF PICKS: BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

Barnum

Robert Wilson

AVON STAFF PICKS: CHILDREN'S

An Eagle in the Snow

Michael Morpurgo

Blue Ethel

Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Dazzle Ships

Chris Barton

Eye of the Storm

Amy E. Cherrix

Furthermore

Tahereh Mafi

I'm Not Cute!

Jonathan Allen

Invisible Emmie

Terri Libenson

LMNO Peas

Keith Baker

The Giant Jumperee

Julia Donaldson

The Secret Keepers

Trenton Lee Stewart

Wolf Hollow

Lauren Wolk

Wonder

R. J. Palacio

AVON STAFF PICKS: EBOOK
AVON STAFF PICKS: FICTION

A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara

All Fall Down

Jennifer Weiner

Amy and Isabelle

Elizabeth Strout

Be Frank with Me

Julia Claiborne Johnson

Beartown

Fredrik Backman

Bidding for Love

Katie Fforde

Big Little Lies

Liane Moriarty

Chances Are...

Richard Russo

Cooking for Picasso

Camille Aubray

Disgrace

J. M. Coetzee

Exit West

Mohsin Hamid

Florida

Lauren Groff

Frankissstein

Jeanette Winterson

Ginny Moon

Benjamin Ludwig

Handle with Care

Jodi Picoult

I'll Be Your Blue Sky

Marisa De los Santos

Joy School

Elizabeth Berg

Life's a Beach

Claire Cook

Little Earthquakes

Jennifer Weiner

Maine

J. Courtney Sullivan

Manhattan Beach

Jennifer Egan

Me & Emma

Elizabeth Flock

Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides

Norwegian by Night

Derek B. Miller

Nutshell

Ian McEwan

Olive, Again

Elizabeth Strout

On Turpentine Lane

Elinor Lipman

Only Ever You

Rebecca Drake

Oryx and Crake

Margaret Atwood

Prep

Curtis Sittenfeld

Purple Hibiscus

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Savages

Don Winslow

Seating Arrangements

Maggie Shipstead

Seventh Mother

Sherri Wood Emmons

Something Missing

Matthew Dicks

Still Alice

Lisa Genova

The Devil Wears Prada

Lauren Weisberger

The Interestings

Meg Wolitzer

The Rosie Project

Graeme C. Simsion

The Age of Miracles

Karen Thompson Walker

The Art Forger

Barbara A. Shapiro

The Book Thief

Markus Zusak

The Corrections

Jonathan Franzen

The Expatriates

Janice Y. K. Lee

The Girls in the Picture

Melanie Benjamin

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

The Great Believers

Rebecca Makkai

The Historian

Elizabeth Kostova

The Husband's Secret

Liane Moriarty

The Language of Flowers

Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The Madwoman Upstairs

Catherine Lowell

The Music Shop

Rachel Joyce

The Nest

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

The Night Circus

Erin Morgenstern

The Painter

Peter Heller

The Sleepwalker

Chris Bohjalian

The Stationery Shop

Marjan Kamali

The Summer Kitchen

Lisa Wingate

The Thirteenth Tale

Diane Setterfield

The Vacationers

Emma Straub

The Visitors

Catherine Burns

The Winemaker's Wife

Kristin Harmel

This is Not over

Holly Brown

This Tender Land

William Kent Krueger

Tulip Fever

Deborah Moggach

Vinegar Girl

Anne Tyler

When Crickets Cry

Charles Martin

Where the Heart is

Billie Letts

AVON STAFF PICKS: GRAPHIC NOVEL

Blankets

Craig Thompson

Ghost World

Daniel Clowes

Paper Girls. 1

Brian K. Vaughan

Patience

Daniel Clowes

Y

Brian K. Vaughan

AVON STAFF PICKS: HISTORICAL FICTION

Belgravia

Julian Fellowes

Fellow Travelers

Thomas Mallon

The Alienist

Caleb Carr

The Gilded Hour

Sara Donati

The White Queen

Philippa Gregory

These is My Words

Nancy E. Turner

AVON STAFF PICKS: MYSTERY/SUSPENSE

Behind Her Eyes

Sarah Pinborough

Beside Myself

Ann Morgan

Dance of the Bones

Judith A. Jance

Disclaimer

Renee Knight

Dog on It

Spencer Quinn

Don't Look Now

Max Manning

Don't You Cry

Mary Kubica

Emma in the Night

Wendy Walker

Fool Me Once

Harlan Coben

Fragile

Lisa Unger

Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn

I Let You Go

Clare Mackintosh

Keep You Close

Lucie Whitehouse

Little Comfort

Edwin Hill

Loner

Teddy Wayne

My Sunshine Away

M. O. Walsh

Not a Sound

Heather Gudenkauf

Off the Grid

C. J. Box

Reconstructing Amelia

Kimberly McCreight

She's Not There

Joy Fielding

Still Missing

Chevy Stevens

Sulfur Springs

William Kent Krueger

The Child Finder

Rene Denfeld

The Ice Twins

S. K. Tremayne

The Lies We Told

Camilla Way

The Likeness

Tana French

The Missing One

Lucy Atkins

The Playdate

Louise Millar

The Stranger You Seek

Amanda Kyle Williams

The Weight of Silence

Heather Gudenkauf

Therapy

Sebastian Fitzek

Where I Lost Her

T. Greenwood

Wilde Lake

Laura Lippman

You Will Know Me

Megan E. Abbott

AVON STAFF PICKS: NON-FICTION

A Really Big Lunch

Jim Harrison

Bad Blood

John Carreyrou

Becoming Nicole

Amy Ellis Nutt

Big Magic

Elizabeth Gilbert

Bitten by Witch Fever

Lucinda Hawksley

Brain on Fire

Susannah Cahalan

Cannibalism

Bill Schutt

Dad is Fat

Jim Gaffigan

Dewey

Vicki Myron

Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlosser

Food

Jim Gaffigan

Great at Work

Morten T. Hansen

Gumption

Nick Offerman

Hillbilly Elegy

J. D. Vance

How to Be a Woman

Caitlin Moran

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

Michelle McNamara

Lessons from Madame Chic

Jennifer L. Scott

Makers and Takers

Rana Foroohar

My Paris Kitchen

David Lebovitz

Natural Hair Coloring

Christine Shahin

No Visible Bruises

Rachel Louise Snyder

Nothing to Envy

Barbara Demick

Opium

John Halpern

Rising Strong

Brené Brown

She Sheds

Erika Kotite

Skinny Bitch

Rory Freedman

The $1,000 Challenge

Brian J. O'Connor

The Book of Joy

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

The Power of Habit

Charles Duhigg

The Stay Interview

Richard P. Finnegan

AVON STAFF PICKS: SCIENCE FICTION

1Q84

Haruki Murakami

Annihilation

Jeff VanderMeer

Armada

Ernest Cline

Beren and Lúthien

J. R. R. Tolkien

Dark Matter

Blake Crouch

Seveneves

Neal Stephenson

Station Eleven

Emily St. John Mandel

The Martian

Andy Weir

The Martian

Andy Weir

AVON STAFF PICKS: TEEN

A Death-struck Year

Makiia Lucier

Breakthrough

Jack Andraka

Con Academy

Joe Schreiber

Courage & Defiance

Deborah Hopkinson

DC Comics

Marguerite Bennett

Frankly in Love

David Yoon

Losers Take All

David Klass

Nimona

Noelle Stevenson

The Hazel Wood

Melissa Albert

The Naturals

Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Big Lie

Julie Mayhew

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins

Three Dark Crowns

Kendare Blake

Truthwitch

Susan Dennard

Unwind

Neal Shusterman

Watch Us Rise

Renée Watson

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