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 book gives readers the opportunity to get to know more about the woman behind the myth. Readers get to better understand Marie Laveau and the magical works that she did during her lifetime.
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Amanda - Central Library
Amanda
Central Library
Kitty finds the perfect place to curl up for a nap: the warm and snuggly dragon cave! Thus begins a beautiful friendship. Delightful beginning reader with illustrations reminiscent of Cartoon Network shows.
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Tori - Glenpool Library
Tori
Glenpool Library
Congressional intern Aviva Grossman is publicly shamed and vilified after blogging about her affair with her boss. Young Jane Young is the story of what comes after. A timely story told with a lot of compassion, wit, and wisdom.
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Rebecca - Martin Regional Library
Rebecca
Martin Regional Library
Avery is an orphaned teenager when she inherits a LOT of money from a man she's never met. She has to live in his house WITH the disinherited family for an entire year, during which she teams up with 2 of his grandsons to find out why she was picked.
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Adrienne - Rudisill Regional Library
Adrienne
Rudisill Regional Library
A novel of letters - specifically, about the consequences of outlawing the letters of the alphabet one letter at a time. A silly concept, strikingly executed. A word lover's delight!
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Tori - Glenpool Library
Tori
Glenpool Library
K-Pop, an underdog in a high stakes TV competition (think The Voice or Masked Singer, add dancing), celebrity romance, and strong body-positivity. Pairs well with Youtube K-Pop choreography videos.
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Katie - Brookside Library
Katie
Brookside Library
The quote “Caste is fixed and rigid. Race is fluid and superficial” changed how I talk about racism in America. This is a history lesson I'll never forget.
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Angela - Hardesty Regional Library
Angela
Central Library
This Cinderella retelling sees the titular heroine as an intelligent and skilled mechanic. It's humorous, charming, clever, and is sure to make you smile.
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Jannell - Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Jannell
Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Skye is a Korean-American, bisexual, plus-size teenager who compete in a song and dance Reality TV show despite her fat-phobic mother's refusal to watch, rude comments from judges, and the fact that a Korean actor heartthrob, Henry Cho, is also competing.
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Adrienne - Rudisill Regional Library
Adrienne
Rudisill Regional Library
Nothing scary about a museum full of creepy old taxidermy, right? Except maybe the hole in the back wall that leads to what seems to be a pocket dimension full of eldritch horrors.
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Tori - Glenpool Library
Tori
Glenpool Library
A sleepy bedtime poem translated from Japanese awash in every color found in a rainstorm!
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Angela - Hardesty Regional Library
Angela
Central Library
I know I'm not alone when I say that as a child, I was told I didn't understand often. This book reminded me that children understand more than they are given credit for.
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Angela - Hardesty Regional Library
Angela
Central Library
The story of young Kvothe, as told by an anonymous innkeeper to a traveler over 3 days, is one that will appeal to anyone interested in adventure, love, learning and magic!
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Annie - Charles Page Library
Annie
Charles Page Library
This is a sweet story of friendship that deepens into something more - perfect for fans of Check, Please! or Giant Days.
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Leah - Youth Services
Leah
Central Library
A young single mother living in Jamaica dreams of a life in the United States with her lifelong friend and former lover, Cicely. Leaving everything behind for these dreams, Patsy soon discovers that reality is nothing like what she imagined.
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Rebecca - Martin Regional Library
Rebecca
Martin Regional Library
A lovely, sparkly picture book featuring glitter and owls and foxes, starring an adorable little fairy girl with luna moth wings. Perfect for magical children who love to look at the moon.
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Tori - Glenpool Library
Tori
Glenpool Library
Really good psychological thriller. Soooo many twists and turns!
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Carol - Human Resources
Carol
Human Resources
Unfortunately, some promises can't be kept. However, this one is kinda hilarious. Or maybe not... If you read this one, you're in for a "gotcha" ending.
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Angela - Hardesty Regional Library
Angela
Central Library
Nothin' like southern hospitality with a side of gore...and more gore...and then a scene with a roach that I will NEVER forget.
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Angela - Hardesty Regional Library
Angela
Broken Arrow Library
A difficult, upsetting, and rewarding read, this true crime/memoir unfolds like an elaborate origami piece into new dimensions and shapes with each chapter.
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Leah - Youth Services
Leah
Central Library