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Adult Fiction

A bright ray of darkness by Ethan Hawke

A desolation called peace by Arkady Martine

A memory called empire by Arkady Martine

Across the green grass fields by Seanan McGuire

American delirium by Betina González

Anxious people by Fredrik Backman

Before she disappeared by Lisa Gardner

Beneath the sugar sky by Seanan McGuire

Better luck next time by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Bluebeard’s first wife by Ha Seong-Nan

Dark sky: a Joe Pickett novel by C.J. Box

Detransition, baby by Torrey Peters

Girl A by Abigail Dean

Girls with bright futures by Tracy Dobmeier

How the one-armed sister sweeps her house by Cherie Jones

In the garden of spite: a novel of the black widow of La Porte by Camilla Bruce

It’s been a pleasure, Noni Blake by Claire Christian

Kim Jiyoung, born 1982 by Cho Nam-joo

Klara and the sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Leave the world behind by Rumaan Alam

Milk blood heat: stories by Dantiel W. Moniz

Missing and endangered by J.A. Jance

My year abroad by Chang-rae Lee

Never far away by Michael Koryta

No one is talking about this by Patricia Lockwood

Outlawed by Anna North

Pew by Catherine Lacey

Pretty little wife by Darby Kane

Red Island House by Andrea Lee

Red, white & royal blue by Casey McQuiston

Remote control by Nnedi Okorafor

Sergeant Salinger by Jerome Charyn

Sleep well, my lady by Kwei Quartey

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

The ardent swarm by Manai Yamen

The art of falling by Danielle McLaughlin

The committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The conjure-man dies by Rudolph Fisher

The dangers of smoking in bed: stories by Marian Enriquez

The devil and the dark water by Stuart Turton

The diabolical bones by Bella Ellis

The four winds by Kristin Hannah

The house on Vesper Sands by Paraic O’Donnell 

The invisible woman by Erika Robuck

The liar’s dictionary a novel by Eley Williams

The lost spells by Robert Macfarlane

The low desert: gangster stories by Tod Goldberg

The opium prince by Jasmine Aimaq

The removed by Brandon Hobson

The revolution according to Raymundo Mata by Gina Apostol

The witch’s heart by Genevieve Gornichec

Troubles in paradise by Elin Hilderbrand

We begin at the end by Chris Whitaker

We could be heroes by Mike Chen

Adult Nonfiction

A shot in the moonlight: how a freed slave and a Confederate soldier fought for justice in the Jim Crow south by Ben Montgomery

American baby: a mother, a child, and the shadow history of adoption by Gabrielle Glaser

Bag man: the wild crimes, audacious cover-up & spectacular downfall of a brazen crook in the White House by Rachel Maddow and Michael Yarvitz

Be the refuge: raising the voices of Asian American Buddhists by Chenxing Han

Faithful and virtuous night: poems by Louise Glück

Fundamentals: ten keys to reality by Frank Wilczek

Just as I am: a memoir by Cicely Tyson

Let me tell you what I mean by Joan Didion

Parwana: recipes and stories from an Afgran kitchen by Durkhanai Ayubi

Square haunting: five lives in London between the wars by Francesca Wade

The address book : what street addresses reveal about identity, race, wealth, and power by Diedre Mask

The anti-racist writing workshop: how to decolonize the creative classroom by Falicia Rose Chavez

The chemistry of fire: essays by Laurence Gonzales

The spirit of music by Victor L. Wooten

Tomorrow sex will be good again: women and desire in the age of consent by Katherine Angel

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Unworthy republic: the dispossession of Native Americans and the road to Indian territory by Claudio Saunt

The wild iris: poems by Louise Glück

Under a white sky: the nature of the future by Elizabeth Kolbert

You are not American: citizenship stripping from Dred Scott to the dreamers by Amanda Frost


I killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick

I’ll be gone in the dark by Michelle McNamara

Luster by Raven Leilani

Shadowplay by Joseph O’Connor

The invisible life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab 

The night watchman by Louise Erdrich

The vanishing half by Brit Bennett


Dead to me: Season 1 (2019)

Hustlers (2019)

In the mood for love (2000)

Promising young woman (2020)

Soul (2020)

The story of film: an odyssey by Mark Cousins

Children’s fact and fiction

1,001 creatures by Laura Merz

A game of Fox & Squirrels by Jenn Reese

A girl named Rosita: the story of Rita Moreno by Anika Aldamuy Denise

Animorphs: the invasion by K.A. Applegate (graphic novel)

Art is life : the life of artist Keith Haring by Tami Lewis Brown

Beetle & the Hollowbones by Aliza Lane (graphic novel)

Bill Nye’s great big world of science by Bill Nye

Black heroes of the wild west by James Otis Smith

Bug boys by Laura Knetzger (graphic novel)

Bug boys : outside and beyond by Laura Knetzger (graphic novel)

Cat Kid Comics by Dav Pilkey (graphic novel)

Cathedral of bones by A.J. Steiger

Class Act by Jerry Craft (graphic novel)

Climate change by Maryam Sharif-Drape

Consent (for kids!) : boundaries, respect, and being in charge of you by Rachel Brian

Curious comparisons : a life-size look at the world around you by Jorge Doneiger

Donut feed the squirrels by Mika Song

Dungeon critters by Natalie Riess (graphic novel)

Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk

Girl haven by Lilah Sturges (graphic novel)

Gone to the woods : surviving a lost childhood by Gary Paulsen

Hilo: Volume 7 by Judd Winick (graphic novel)

Honeybee  : the busy life of Apis mellifera by Candace Fleming

Human body activity book for kids by Katie Stokes

Kamala Harris : rooted in justice by Nikki Grimes

Katie the Catsitter by Colleen Venable (graphic novel)

King & Kayla and the case of the gold ring by Dori Hillestad Butler

Loretta Little looks back: three voices go tell it by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Midnight at the Barclay Hotel by Fleur Bradley

Moonshot: the flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca

My light by Molly Bang

Nicky & Vera: a quiet hero of the Holocaust and the children he rescued by Peter Sís

One step further : my story of math, the moon, and a life-long mission by Katherine Johnson

Ordinary People Change the World Biography series (12 titles including Amelia Earhart, Billie Jean King, Jim Henson, Jane Goodall, and more)

Pea, Bee, & Jay wannabees by Brian Smith

Pea, Bee, & Jay stuck together by Brian Smith

Perkin’s perfect purple : how a boy created color with chemistry by Tami Lewis Brown

Rachel Carson : true stories of marginalized trailblazers by Birdie Willis (graphic novel)

Science comics. Cars by Dan Zettwoch (graphic novel)

Science comics: Cats by Andy Hirsch (graphic novel)

Science comics: Rocks and minerals by Andy Hirsch (graphic novel)

Science comics: flying machines by Alison Wilgus (graphic novel)

Science comics: the Digestive System by Jason Viola (graphic novel)

Secrets of the sea : the story of Jeanne Power, revolutionary marine scientist by Evan Griffith

Shackles from the deep: tracing the path of a sunken slave ship, a bitter past, and a rich legacy by Michael H. Cottman

Shirley Chisholm is a verb! by Veronica Chambers

Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake

Stand up, Yumi Chung! by Jessica Kim

Starfish by Lisa Fipps

Starla Jean : which came first: the chicken or the friendship? by Elana K. Arnold

The baby-sitters club series by Raina Telgemier (graphic novel)

The brilliant deep : rebuilding the world’s coral reefs : the story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation by Kate Messner

The leak by Kate Reed Petty (graphic novel)

The magnificent monsters of Cedar Street by Lauren Oliver

The one and only Bob by Katherine Applegate

The sea in winter by Christine Day

The sea-ringed world: sacred stories of the Americas by María García Esperón

The stolen prince of Cloudburst by Jaclyn Moriarty

The ups and downs of gravity by David A. Adler

The wanderer by Peter Van den Ende

This is your time by Ruby Bridges

Turtle boy by M. Evan Wolkenstein

What is the civil rights movement? By Sherri L. Smith

What was the Holocaust?  by Gail Hermanm

When a cloud became a cloud by Rob Hodgson

When you look up by Decur (graphic novel)

Who was–? Biography series (22 titles including Ceasar Chavez, Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Julia Child, Nellie Bly, Sitting Bull, Temple Grandin and more!)

Wink by Rob Harrell

Picture books

A garden to save the birds by Wendy McClure

A year of everyday wonders by Cheryl B. Klein

Dewdrop by Katie O’Neill

Fairy tales & fantasies : a can-you-find-it book by Sarah L. Schuette

Hey, water! by Antoinette Portis

I dream of Popo by Livia Blackburne

In my mosque by M.O. Yuksel

It’s so quiet : a not-quite-going-to-bed-book by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Me & Mama by Cozbi A. Cabrera

My day with the panye by Tami Charles

Out of nowhere by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Over the shop by JonArno Lawson

Scarlet’s tale by Audrey Vernick

Sugar in milk by Thrity Umrigar

Swift Fox all along by Rebecca Thomas

The blue roses by Linda Boyden

The most beautiful thing by Kao Kalia Yang

The paper boat by Thao Lam

The whole hole story by Vivian McInerny

There is a rainbow by Theresa Trinder

Time for Kenny by Brian Pinkney

Trouble by Katherine Battersby

Watercress by Andrea Wang

We are water protectors by Carole Lindstrom

We wait for the sun by Dovey Johnson Roundtree

We will live in this forest again by Gianna Marino

Worth the wait by Lynne Scott

Teen fact & fiction

After the rain by Nnedi Okorafor and John Jennings (graphic novel)

Almost American girl : an illustrated memoir by Robin Ha (graphic novel)

Apple: skin to the core by Eric Gansworth

Be dazzled by Ryan La Sala

Be gay, do comics: queer history, memoir, and satire by The Nib (graphic novel)

Come on in: 15 stories about immigration and finding home edited by Adi Alsaid

Concrete rose by Angie Thomas

Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang (graphic novel)

Earthsea series: books 1-4 by Ursula K. Le Guin

How we got to the moon by John Rocco

Lifting as we climb : black women’s battle for the ballot box by Evette Dionne

Long way down by Jason Reynolds (graphic novel)

Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas

Nightschool: the weirn books collector’s edition by Svetlana Chmakova (graphic novel)

Odessa by Jonathan Hill (graphic novel)

One of the good ones by Maika Moulite

Super fake love song by David Yoon

The barren grounds by David Robertson

The cat I never named: a true story of love, war, and survival by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess

The enigma game by Elizabeth Wein

The magic fish by Trung Le Nguyen (graphic novel)

The Montague Twins: the witch’s hand by Nathan Page (graphic novel)

The way back by Gavriel Savit

The Weirn Books: Nightschool Edition by Svetlana Chmakova (graphic novel)