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September Reading List – Library Staff Picks

See what the Library Staff is reading for the month of September! Click on a book title or cover to access it in the CLAMS catalog and check a copy out for yourself.

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Adult Collection

An orange book cover with a warrior on a horse holding a sword in front of an army, titled "She Who Became the Sun."

She Who Became the Sun
by Shelley Parker-Chan
Genre: Fantasy Fiction / Hidden Identities

A purple and orange book cover with a woman doing yoga sitting, titled "Incense and Sensibility."

Incense and Sensibility
by Sonali Dev
Genre: Romance / Jane Austen Retelling

A yellow book cover with a woman standing in front of a book store, titled "The Bookshop of Second Chances."

The Bookshop of Second Chances
by Jackie Fraser
Genre: Fiction / Scotland / Love Stories

A book cover designed to look like the American Flag using the spines of books, titled "Americanon: An Unexpected History in Thirteen Bestselling Books."

Americanon: An Unexpected History in Thirteen Bestelling Books
by Jess McHugh
Genre: U.S. History / Trivia / Social History / Nonfiction

A red book cover with a woman sitting on a car from the 70s and a young boy wearing a backpack, titled "Later."

Later
by Stephen King
Genre: Fiction / Spirits / Ghost Stories / Thriller

A blue book cover with the silhouette of a mansion in black, titled "The World of Lore: Dreadful Places."

The World of Lore:
Dreadful Places

by Aaron Mahnke
Genre: Haunted Places / Exploring / Lore Podcast

A woman walking up a set of bright blue stairs on a book cover, titled "The Cellist."

The Cellist
by Daniel Silva
Genre: Thriller / Murder / Music

A book cover with a woman holding a girl's hand, titled "The Nature of Fragile Things."

The Nature of Fragile Things
by Susan Meissner
Genre: Historical Fiction

Young Adult Collection

A book cover with a girl sitting on the sea shore watching a bright orange sunset, titled "Words Composed of Sea and Sky."

Words Composed of
Sea and Sky

by Erica George
Genre: Cape Cod / Romance / Whaling / Poems

A book cover with an animated character practicingmartial arts, titled "Suki, Alone."

Avatar the Last Airbender: Suki, Alone
by Faith Erin Hicks
Genre: Graphic Novels / Pop Culture / Action

A book cover with an illustration of a princess and a knight, titled "Sleepless."

Sleepless Vol. 1
by Sarah Vaughn
Genre: Graphic Novels / Fantasy / Royal Court / Knights

A book cover with two teens looking over the rooftops in their city, titled "Darius the Great is Not Okay."

Darius the Great Is Not Okay
by Adib Khorram
Genre: Friendship / Iran

Children’s Collection

A book cover with a fuzzy black cat, titled "Cat Problems."

Cat Problems
by Jory John and Lane Smith
Genre: Cats / Humor

An orange book cover with a small dinosaur that has a shoelace poking out of its mouth, titled "We Don't Eat Our Classmates."


We Don’t Eat Our Classmates!
by Ryan Higgins
Genre: Dinosaurs / School / Humor

A blue book cover with two young jedi holding lightsabers on an aircraft, titled "Race to Crashpoint Tower."

Star Wars – The High Republic: Race to Crashpoint Tower
by Daniel José Older
Genre: Science Fiction

A black book cover with two feet sticking up in red converse, surrounded by paper chain links, titled "Linked."

Linked
by Gordon Korman
Genre: Detectives / Middle School / Mystery

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