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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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
This book reads like a poem to science and self. The world is on fire, but there's hope yet!
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Angela - Hardesty Regional Library
Angela
Hardesty Regional Library
When life gets stressful, and the day too long, I find myself going back to the land of the Marches. Sometimes, all we need is a good tea, and a memorable book to jump into. Hopefully "Little Women" can be your comfort book.
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Lynn - Charles Page Library
Lynn
Charles Page Library
This book from America’s Test Kitchen is great because it combines two things I love: food and science. Knowing WHY each recipe really works made me better and more creative in the kitchen.
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Mitchell - Information Technology
Mitchell
Information Technology
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
This entire series is a boatload of fun if you enjoy witty writing and semi-functional university students doing their best. The characters feel like close friends and I always look forward to getting the next volume in.
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Ellen - Central Library
Ellen
Central Library
20000 Leagues Under the Sea! It’s a classic for a reason! Fancy submarines! Giant squids! Old fashioned, unflinching, unforgiving ADVENTURE! <3
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Tori - Glenpool Library
Tori
Glenpool Library
This is a fun mystery without all the blood and yucky stuff. There are a lot of great characters, including a bail bondswoman who doesn't really know what she's doing.
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Holly - Bixby Library
Holly
Bixby Library
This is a heartfelt and humorous novel that highlights the importance of fighting for your dreams, family, and friendship. 16 year old Bri is an aspiring rapper, but it's not easy to achieve this goal with her family going through economic difficulties.
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Julia - Martin Regional Library
Julia
Martin Regional Library
This book will make you forget this is a work of fiction. You'll want to run out and buy the album of this band because the story reads like a biography. The audiobook is a full cast recording and it is excellent!
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Heather - South Broken Arrow Library
Heather
South Broken Arrow Library
What better way to get people interested in reading a particular book than to create a mystery around it through social media? Think of it as censorship meets manipulation masterminds!
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LeeAnn - Zarrow Regional Library
LeeAnn
Zarrow Regional Library
There's a place for the girls whom no one wants, the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too small for their own good. It's called Idelwild Hall and there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted.
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Jamie - Zarrow Regional Library
Jamie
Zarrow Regional Library
It's the story of Simon, a sixteen-year-old who is working through how to come out to his friends and family. Simon's relationships and experiences lead him through an amazing series of events. The audiobook reader is exceptional!
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Dana - Brookside Library
Dana
Brookside Library
The last recordings from the greatest soul artist of all time. What is even more remarkable is that Otis Redding was only 26 years old and had recently recovered from vocal surgery when he recorded his signature tune and first #1. A glimpse into the geniu
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Barbie - Customer Care
Barbie
Customer Care
Rife with mystery and feral violence, you will be hooked from the beginning. The love between the Wilder Girls is unshakable.
Rebecca
Hardesty Regional Library
The story provides an intimate portrait of the AIDS epidemic in 1980’s Chicago, and offers a message of resiliency and hope.
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Carol - Human Resources
Carol
Human Resources
An absolutely adorable board book that encourages little readers to pursue their dreams.
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Mary - Bixby Library
Mary
Bixby Library