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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Set in a future that has multiple worlds and cultures, the characters face moral and ethical issues while remaining human beings. Great for fans of sociological science fiction!
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Staff Pick Amy Stephens
Amy
Central Library
Epic, yet accessible fantasy for fans of Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. Rothfuss’s storytelling is wonderfully lyrical and spot-on fantastic.
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Staff Pick Carrisa K
Carissa
Hardesty Regional 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
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
This is one of the most relatable characters I’ve read in quite a while! I remember sounding just like Molly (but in my own head) while she talked herself through the way relationships change.
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Staff Pick Heather L.
Heather
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
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
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
This book teaches children life lessons in a hilarious manner and with dinosaurs!
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Staff Pick Kena H.
Kena
Central Library
Charles Dickens is a classic for a reason. Thematically rich, heartbreaking and hilarious.
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Staff Pick Laura R.
Laura
Central Library
In a post-apocalyptic world, the only ones left are the animal-tech hybrids we modded to fight our wars, and they’re struggling to find their way. Cool story told through beautiful art.
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Laura Salas
Laura
Brookside Library
Move over, Nancy Drew - Goldie Vance is the new sleuth in town! Smart, daring, and headstrong, Goldie is an absolute delight.
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Staff Pick Leah W.
Leah
Central Library
Native American mystery lovers rejoice! This book is fantastic!
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Staff Pick Melinda J.
Melinda
South Broken Arrow Library
A moving story as a boy keeps his cancer secret, choosing summer freedom over hospital ward.
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Staff Pick Paul S.
Paul
Hardesty Regional Library
What would humans do if aliens dumped a bunch of their bizarre and hazardous junk on our planet and then left? Why, we’d figure out how to profit from the situation, of course!
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Staff Pick Peter K.
Peter
Central Library
Latham does a great job melding the past with the present in a story about a dark time in Tulsa's history, the Tulsa Race Massacre.
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Staff Pick Richard Why
Richard
Charles Page Library
Funny, laugh out loud book about an obsession with a boy band, relatable fangirl moments, suspense, mystery, and plot twists. I couldn't put it down!
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Staff Pick Robin B.
Robin
Collinsville Library
Welcome to Warcross: everyone plays the game but no one knows how high the stakes really are. 
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Staff Pick Sarah D.
Sarah
Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Honest, heartfelt and relevant. This should be on everyone's must-read list.
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Staff Pick Sarah D.
Sarah
Owasso Library
Tragic yet beautiful in presenting the impact this drug has on youth and the intense struggle it creates to break free of the addiction.
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Staff Pick Sherrie W.
Sherrie
Suburban Acres Library
I'm a big fan of choosing books that offer fun bonding moments for caregivers and the children they are reading to. This book has intrigue, laughs and well… glowing underwear!
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Staff Pick Stacy L.
Stacy
Central Library
Adorable, delightful! Charming, colorful illustrations. Meaningful without sacrificing any of the cuteness.
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Staff Pick Tori H.
Tori
Glenpool Library