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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Mental health tips and tricks in a friendly, down to earth cartoon format.
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Johanna - Central Library
Johanna
Central Library
Hermione and Polly have a beautiful friendship that transcends trauma and major life change. And look at the pretty cover!
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Jannell - Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Jannell
Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
This beautiful graphic memoir expertly brings together an exploration on American identity and the kitschy weirdness of Route 66.
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Ellen - Central Library
Ellen
Central Library
A book that perfectly encapsulates how precious a gift it is to win a cat’s heart. Perfect for kids and adults who love cats.
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Miranda
Support Services Center
Cleaning out grandma’s hoarder house would be horrifying enough, but when that house captures the attention of weird fae-like beings and the skeletal monsters that serve them, things get creepy.
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Tori - Glenpool Library
Tori
Glenpool Library
Everyone should read this topical book showcasing the stories of real refugees who have told their story to Malala.
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Sarah - Owasso Library
Sarah
Owasso Library
An alternate history of the United States, where cowboys ride hippos instead of horses. There's also One Last Job, assassins, explosions, and lots of hippos eating people in swamps!
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Morgan - Central Library
Morgan
Central Library
Benway was pulling on my heart from the very beginning as three siblings learn about the importance of family and help each other heal.
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Rebecca - Hardesty Regional Library
Rebecca
Hardesty Regional Library
This well-researched and readable book will appeal to design professionals, parents, educators, and anyone interested in the “back story” of the built environment.
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Jamie - Bookmobile
Jamie
Bookmobile
A great series of choose your own adventure as you make decisions with your family as you travel across the country on the Oregon Trail. Great fun for kids and adults to read together.
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Mary - Bixby Library
Mary
Bixby Library
A hilarious and intriguing read, hear Lillian's story about friendship, trust, and how long children will stay in a pool.
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Vanessa - Martin Regional Library
Vanessa
Martin Regional Library
Sheep believes herself to be an expert at protecting sheep, so there’s really no need for Sheep Dog. As Sheep goes about her day finding ways to help, Sheep Dog helps keep Sheep safe from harm.
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Joy - Schusterman-Benson Library
Joy
Schusterman-Benson Library
A memoir by one of the nation’s leading Black Lives Matter activists that explores the intersectionality of race, sexual identify, poverty, and power.
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Rebecca - Martin Regional Library
Rebecca
Martin Regional Library
A powerful, heartbreaking, contemplative look at prejudice from the eyes of a Muslim teen after 9/11.
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Jannell - Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Jannell
Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Grahams writes with wit and warmth. You feel like you have made a friend after reading this book.
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Hannah - Central Library
Hannah
Central Library
The daughter of a NY Public Library Superintendent finds friends (and ghosts?) Viviani loves to spin a good yarn and in her quest to make a new friend believe in the power of stories, she has many adventures and learns much.
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Melody - South Broken Arrow Library
Melody
South Broken Arrow Library
Thinking about hiking in the wilderness? Read this first.
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Sarah - Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Sarah
Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
Penelope is starting school for the first time, and struggles with not trying to eat them. Until she learns what it feels like.
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Mary - Bixby Library
Mary
Bixby Library
A Russian aristocrat is sentenced to life on house arrest in a fancy hotel following the Bolshevik Revolution. Listening to this audiobook feels like drinking a warm cup of tea.
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Rachel - Central Library
Rachel
Central Library
This series focuses on a girl Rumi Yokoi, and her fascination with the antics of her classmate Toshinari Seki, who builds elaborate stuff, games, statues, robots… you name it, he’s made it. On his desk. During class…and the teacher never sees.
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Sarah - Maxwell Park Library
Sarah
Maxwell Park Library