November 2022 staff picks
Amee: The Lost Ticket by Freya Sampson (romance)
Libby recently moves to London after a bad break up with her boyfriend. She meets Frank who has been riding the bus for 60 years searching for the “woman who got away”. Libby decides to help Frank and in doing so learns more about herself. For readers who enjoy romance and authors like Jenny Colgan.
The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman (mystery)
Third book in an excellent series!
Attack of the Black Rectangles by Amy Sarig King (juvenile fiction)
Three 6th graders oppose their teacher and school board for censoring and
sanitizing history. A perfect book to explain the importance and need to stand
up against censorship.
Dawn: The Bear by Claire Cameron (mystery)
While camping with her family on a remote island, two young children manage
to survive a black bear attack.
Karen: The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton (historical)
Sequel to The Miniaturist. Takes place 18 years later with the daughter of Marin deciding what to do with her life.
Mary: Rules at the School by the Sea by Jenny Colgan (women’s) Second in a series.
Maggie is a teacher at an all girls’ boarding school. Her first year there was a
success. Now, during her second year, she is finding it hard to follow the rules.
Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Amanda Flower (historical mystery)
First in a new series. Set just before the Civil War, Emily Dickinson and her maid, Willa Noble, investigate the death of Willa’s brother.
I also agree with Amee, The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman is an excellent mystery series!
Megan: Hey, Bruce! by Ryan Higgins (picture book)
Fans of the Bruce books will absolutely love this funny interactive book!
The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster! by Mo Willems (picture book)
The pigeon is back for another hysterical adventure! Read and find out if he rides the roller coaster.
This is the prequel to the TV series Yellowstone. It was just as good and I binged it in a couple days!