Staff Picks | waterloopl

Graphic Novels

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Jillian's Pick

Great post-apocalyptic story featuring a whole host of awesome female characters trying to navigate a world where every living male creature has suddenly died (except for one and his Capuchin monkey named Ampersand).

Nonfiction

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Becky's Pick

I loved reading the author's descriptions of the earth's beautiful and perilous underground caves. I came to understand just how life-threatening cave diving is--even for well-known, experienced divers. Great read!

DVDs

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Amy's Pick

Beautiful scenery, family drama and Kevin Costner!

Memoirs

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Kim's Pick

I love a good memoir, and I'm also fascinated with family history. When I saw this book about someone who found out she wasn't biologically who she thought she was by taking a DNA test through Ancestry.com, I knew I wanted to read it! In this well-written memoir, we follow Dani for a year as she learns that her father wasn't actually her biological father, and then works through what that means for her and her family.

Science Fiction

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Katie's Pick

The movie is nothing compared to this book!! It's beautifully descriptive and vividly conveys the scientists struggle as they attempt to understand what is seemingly alien or otherworldly. :)

Young Adult

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Jillian's Pick

I love a good dystopian story, and this is one of the most original premises I've ever read.

Trending at the WPL

Below is a list of what's hot in the checkout line!

New Fiction

The Reckoning

by John Grisham

New Nonfiction

Girl Stop Apologizing: A Shame-free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

by Rachel Hollis

New Large Type

A Willing Murder

by Jude Deveraux

New Youth Picture Book

We Are (Not) Friends

by Anna kang

New Audiobooks

Look Alive Twenty-five

by Janet Evanovich

New Teen Fiction

On the Come Up

by Angie Thomas

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