Find Your Next Favorite Book

The staff at Tulsa City-County Library are avid readers and are a great resource when you aren't sure what to read next.  Here are some recommendations without even having to ask! 

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This story illustrates the fact that who we are today is not who we always were. Never take for granted someone who is older as they have experienced more than we can imagine.
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Carol - Human Resources
Carol
Human Resources
Sanchez will blow you away with her unique voice. A brilliant insight into a family floundering in tragedy but brimming with love.
Rebecca
Hardesty Regional Library
Alisha Rai's Modern Love series is charming, witty, and a must-read for fans of contemporary romance. Her characters are loveable and fun 100% of the time.
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Staff Pick Katlin S.
Katlin
Central Library
Jude, seventeen and mortal, gets tangled in palace intrigues while trying to win a place in the treacherous High Court of Faerie, where she and her sisters have lived for a decade.
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Jessica - Zarrow Regional Library
Jessica
Zarrow Regional Library
I love how Ms. Beaton brings historical figures and beloved characters to life! Her comics are cute while being incredibly expressive.
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Annie - Martin Regional Library
Annie
Martin Regional Library
This thought-provoking and complex story is told through the point of view of several teenagers struggling with big, uncomfortable things.
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Sarah - Owasso Library
Sarah
Owasso Library
The Turn of the Key is atmospheric, creepy, and full of psychological suspense - a modern-day gothic novel.
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Becky - Central Library
Becky
Central Library
A damsel, a prince, and a rescue that seems too perfect to be true...because it is. This feminist fairy tale is dark, haunting, and not for the faint of heart.
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Jannell - Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Jannell
Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
I found this to be a well-written memoir by former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill, who was assigned to guard First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
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Jason - Martin Regional Library
Jason
Martin Regional Library
A cowboy who doesn't have a horse finds one and he loves her right away. Leroy and Maybelline find adventure and new friends in this heartwarming tale.
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Melody - South Broken Arrow Library
Melody
South Broken Arrow Library
A great retelling of Rumpelstiltskin. A determined young woman takes over the family business of money lending, but is captured by an elven king when he hears that she can turn silver into gold.
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Mary - Bixby Library
Mary
Bixby Library
Isabelle isn’t dainty, pleasant or pretty, which is refreshing to any outspoken, strong girl who had been told to be the opposite. A well thought out twist to a classic story and a lovely redemption for a character we’ve been taught to frown upon.
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Heather - South Broken Arrow Library
Heather
South Broken Arrow Library
Saga is a gripping, thoughtful, fantastical romp through the universe. The characters are fun, unique and diverse, the story is relevant, and it's all flawlessly brought to life by the brilliant artistry of Fiona Staples.
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Alex - Public Relations
Alex
Public Relations
Being bribed to read a self-help book is no fun until things begin to improve for the better. Reluctant readers, both male & female, will enjoy learning that not all books have to have pictures.
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Sherrie - Suburban Acres Library
Sherrie
Suburban Acres Library
An evangelical preacher’s faith and family are fractured after he offers shelter to two gay men during a devastating flood. This novel is about judgment, redemption, and the courage it takes to change our minds.
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Emily - Hardesty Regional Library
Emily
Hardesty Regional Library
Krosoczka writes about growing up with his grandparents, his mother’s struggles, and his growth as an artist. Avoid the audiobook—this is a graphic novel, and you don’t want to miss out on the art!
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Sarah - Maxwell Park Library
Sarah
Maxwell Park Library
A psychological thriller reminiscent of classic film noir. It's perfect for fans Hitchcock. It's suspenseful and well-written, with a twist you don't see coming. The main character is flawed and relatable, and the plot is believable and captivating.
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Jessica - Bixby Library
Jessica
Bixby Library
A wonderful book full of adventure, treachery, party dresses, pirates, lovable beasts, loath-able humans and a healthy dose of friendship. Felicity Montague and friends deserve to be in your check out carts.
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Julia - Hardesty Regional Library
Julia
Hardesty Regional Library
A feminist fantasy with the intrigue and plots, Women’s War is a fascinating read. The premise—that women are magically granted complete control over their reproduction—affects politics, family, even technology in this first volume in a series.
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Jamie - Bookmobile
Jamie
Bookmobile
'Set in a rich fairy world brimming with sorcery and whimsy, An Enchantment of Ravens satisfies with lyrical prose, forbidden romance, and surprising twists.
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Rebecca - Hardesty Regional Library
Rebecca
Hardesty Regional Library