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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Nothing satisfies my 80's nostalgia like 10 great hours of the greatest live benefit concert of all time! From Joan Baez to Black Sabbath, there's someone here for everyone, and the sets by U2 and Queen are downright legendary.
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Rachele - Central Library
Rachele
Central Library
A Single Shard' speaks to the level of determination the main character has despite multiple setbacks encountered on a journey towards self-enlightenment and growth. Recommended for the reluctant male reader to encourage him to go beyond the expected.
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Sherrie - Suburban Acres Library
Sherrie
Suburban Acres Library
A wonderful sample of magical realism, featuring lucky sweaters, sentient books, and lovable characters! With gorgeous, poetic prose and lovely, luscious descriptions, the author weaves an intriguing and meaningful story.
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Tori - Glenpool Library
Tori
Glenpool Library
This manga series is about stay, street cats presented as human street thugs. Sometimes you see them as their cat selves and sometime as their human selves. It’s GLORIOUS!
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Sarah - Maxwell Park Library
Sarah
Maxwell Park
Debut novelist Ayobami Adebayo gives us the story of a marriage that falters under societal expectations and secrecy. This novel is ultimately a hopeful and powerful statement about how we must rewrite longstanding narratives to create the families we des
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Rebecca - Martin Regional Library
Rebecca
Martin Regional Library
I loved this touching, coming of age novel that looks at a descendant of Japanese Americans who were interned during World War II.
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Sarah - Owasso Library
Sarah
Owasso Library
If you’re ready to take Adulting to the next level and be more in charge of your money and your life, read this book. It’s no-nonsense and workable for any level of income.
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Joy - Schusterman-Benson Library
Joy
Schusterman-Benson Library
This book made me laugh, cry, and crave. Full of delicious foods, heartwarming recipes, and a beautiful story about believing in yourself.
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Melodie - Owasso Library
Melodie
Owasso Library
In this gorgeous illustrated book, a teenager and a robot try to drag something decent out of an alternate 90s California littered with VR addicts and corporate decay.
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Johanna - Central Library
Johanna
Central Library
"Pretty Little Liars meets the Breakfast Club" in this mystery that will absolutely suck you in.
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Heather - South Broken Arrow Library
Heather
South Broken Arrow Library
Intensely personal, but still amazingly relatable, it’s an awesome window into what it means to be non-binary and asexual. Appealing to people in the LGBTQIA+ community and to those wishing to learn more.
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Laura Salas
Laura
Brookside Library
This is the best book I've read so far this year. It is a Beauty and the Beast retelling with a lot of exceptions.
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Adrienne - Rudisill Library
Adrienne
Rudisill Library
It's an important story about people in power oppressing those without. From the very beginning, this book captured my attention and made me care about the Osage people.
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Javier
Javier
Central Library
A fun, beautifully illustrated rendition of a Hindu myth that’s perfect to introduce kids to other religions and cultures
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Miranda
Miranda
Support Services Center
Cute journey of a father, his daughter, and a student into the world of cooking.
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Staff Pick Chris S.
Chris
Central Library
An engaging, yet often heartbreaking tale featuring the life of the woman behind the famous genius.
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Staff Pick Kelli M.
Kelli
South Broken Arrow Library
Native American mystery lovers rejoice! This book is fantastic!
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Staff Pick Melinda J.
Melinda
South Broken Arrow Library
Princesses and mystery – lots of adventure, with a touch of the magical.
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Staff Pick Joy C.
Joy
Schusterman-Benson Library
“The queen stopped screaming just after midnight” 2 queens, 1,000 years and 7 elemental talents that will amaze and terrify.
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Staff Pick Cathie Sue A.
Cathie Sue
Support Services Center
This charming spy novel is one of the best historical romances I’ve read this year and the start to a great series.
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Staff Pick Katlin S.
Katlin
Central Library