Reading Recommendations

Check here every month for some great new titles selected by our Librarians!

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October 2021

Adults: National Cookbook Month

Modern comfort food : a Barefoot Contessa cookbook / Ina Garten
Food, health, and happiness : 115 on-point recipes for great meals and a better life / Oprah Winfrey
Eat better, feel better : my recipes for wellness and healing, inside and out / Giada De Laurentiis
The pioneer woman cooks : the new frontier : 112 fantastic favorites for everyday eating / Ree Drummond
Magnolia table : a collection of recipes for gathering / Joanna Gaines with Marah Stets
Rachael Ray 50 : memories and meals from a sweet and savory life : a cookbook / Rachael Ray
Whiskey in a teacup : what growing up in the South taught me about life, love, and baking biscuits / Reese Witherspoon
Salt, fat, acid, heat : mastering the elements of good cooking / by Samin Nosrat and art by Wendy MacNaughton
7 ways : easy ideas for every day of the week / Jamie Oliver
Dinner for everyone : 100 iconic dishes made 3 ways--easy, vegan, or perfect for company / Mark Bittman
Bobby at home : fearless flavors from my kitchen / Bobby Flay with Stephanie Banyas and Sally Jackson
The New York Times Cooking : no-recipe recipes / Sam Sifton

Teens: Thrillers!

What Big Teeth by Rose Szabo
The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay
The Night Weaver by Monique Snyman
The Missing Season by Gillian French
Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis
The Haunted by Danielle Vega
You Will Be Mine by Natasha Preston
This Lie Will Kill You by Chelsea Pitcher
Remember Me by Chelsea Bobulski
All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban
Autonomous by Andy Marino
His Hideous Heart edited by Dahlia Adler

Children's: October is National Apple Month

How do apples grow? / Jill McDonald
Apples for little Fox / by Ekaterina Trukhan
Apples and robins / by Lucie Félix
Ten red apples / Pat Hutchins
The apple pie tree / by Zoe Hall ; illustrated by Shari Halpern
One green apple / by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Ted Lewin
Little Apple Goat / written and illustrated by Caroline Jayne Church
Never swim in applesauce / Katherine Applegate ; illustrations by Brian Biggs
Apple orchard race / by Abby Klein ; illustrated by John McKinley