Staff Picks Added For 2019: Ck Them Out!

More than 50 book titles are now designated the 2019 Staff Picks at the North Castle Library and may be found in the curated collection.  Curated is a fancy word for staff choices.  This collection is located to the right of the main circulation desk in Armonk. How many you have read?*    Check them out! 

  1. Give Me Your Hand(Abbott, Megan)     FIC
  2. The Pianist from Syria: A Memoir (Ahmad, Aeham)     B AHMAD
  3. House of Spirits (Allende, Isabel)      FIC
  4. Words of My Father: Love and Pain in Palestine (Bashir, Yousef Khalil)     B BASHIR
  5. November Road (Berney, Louis)      FIC
  6. The Fledgling (Butler, Octavia)     SCI FIC
  7.  I Had to Survive: How a Plane Crash in the Andes Inspired My Calling to Save Lives (Canessa, Dr. Robert) 363.124 C
  8. The Luminaries (Catton, Eleanor) FIC
  9. To Be Taught, If Fortunate (Chambers, Becky) SCI FIC
  10. Verax: The True Story of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance  (Chatterjee, Pratap) GN 327.1273
  11. Odysseus Abroad (Chaudhuri, Amit)     FIC
  12. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (Clarke, Suzanna) FIC
  13. The Water Dancer: A Novel (Coates, Ta-Nehisi) FIC
  14. Passage (Cronin, Justin) FIC
  15. Dutch girl: Audrey Hepburn and WWII (Dotti, Luca/Matzen, Robert) B Hepburn
  16. Rebecca (DuMaurier, Daphne) CLASSICS
  17. Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations (Ferguson, Craig)  (B Ferguson)
  18. Outlander (Gabaldon, Diana) FIC
  19. Fire Sermon (Haig, Francesca) SCI FIC
  20. Healthy Eating, Healthy World: Unleashing the Power of Plant-based Nutrition (Hicks, J. Morris) Non-fiction
  21. Their Eyes Were Watching God (Hurston, Zora Neale) CLASSICS
  22. A Doll’s House (Ibsen, Henrik) 839.82 I (also available in Project Gutenberg)
  23. An American Marriage (Jones, Tayari) FIC
  24. Pachinko (Lee, Min Jim) FIC
  25. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Levitt, Steven) 330 L
  26. Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother (McBride, James) B McBRIDE
  27. The Good Lord Bird (McBride, James) FIC
  28.  Dreamsnake (McIntyre, Vonda) SCI FIC
  29. Red, White and Royal Blue (McQuiston, Casey) FIC
  30. Delta of Venus (Nin, Anais) FIC
  31. Library Book (Orlean, Susan) 027.479 O
  32. The Dutch House (Patchett, Ann) FIC
  33. Nineteen Minutes (Piccoult, Jodi) FIC
  34. The Overstory: a Novel (Powers, Richard) FIC
  35. River of Fire (Prejean, Sister Helen) B PREJEAN
  36. Daisy Jones and the Six (Reid, Taylor Jenkins) FIC
  37. A Woman Is No Man (Rum, Etat) FIC
  38. Incomplete Book of Running (Sagal, Peter) 796.425 S
  39. Strong Poison (Sayers, Dorothy) MYST
  40. Accidental Veterinarian: Tales From a Pet Practice (Schott, Philipp) 636.089 S
  41. An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11 yo Panhandler, A Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny (Schroff, Laura)      974.71 S
  42. Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane (See, Lisa)      FIC
  43. Murder Wears a Little Black Dress (Sennefelder, Debbie)  (see reference librarian)
  44. Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks(Skloot, Rebecca) 616.027 S
  45. Secrets Between Us (Umrigar, Thrity) FIC
  46. The Third Hotel (Van Den Berg, Laura) FIC
  47. The Temple of My Familiar (Walker, Alice) (see reference librarian)
  48.  In a Dark Dark Wood (Ware, Ruth) FIC
  49. The Martian (Weir, Andy) SCI FI
  50. The Summer Wives (Williams, Beatriz) FIC
  51. Robopocalypse (Wilson, Daniel H)  (see reference librarian)
  52. Before We Were Yours (Wingate, Lisa) FIC
  53.  Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate (Wohlleben, Peter) 582.16 W

*Note: hyperlinks may have purchase information, but know that your local library system should have them for you!

Author: dianacunn

Retired health sciences librarian who has many interests! And now, loving working with library users of all ages at my local public libraries!

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