Reading Recommendations

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

We try to highlight many titles available as e-books or e-audio during this time. If you can’t find a title in the catalog, please check on your favorite e-book platform, like Overdrive, Libby or Hoopla.

January 2022

Adults: National Soup Month

The soup club cookbook : feed your friends, feed your family, feed yourself / Courtney Allison
Soup of the day : 150 delicious and comforting recipes from our favorite restaurants / Ellen Brown
Magic soup : 100 recipes for health and happiness / Nicole Pisani and Kate Adams
The soup cleanse : a revolutionary detox of nourishing soups and healing broths / Angela Blatteis and Vivienne Vella with Rachel Holtzman
Soup Club : 80 cozy recipes for creative plant-based soups and stews to share / Caroline Wright
The healing soup cookbook : hearty recipes to boost immunity and restore health / Cara Harbstreet
Soup & comfort : a cookbook of homemade recipes to warm the soul / Pamela Ellgen
Soup swap : comforting recipes to make and share / Kathy Gunst
The Soup Sisters cookbook : 100 simple recipes to warm hearts--one bowl at a time / edited by Sharon Hapton with Pierre A. Lamielle
The "I love my instant pot" soups, stews, and chilis recipe book : from chicken noodle soup to lobster bisque, 175 easy and delicious recipes / Kelly Jaggers

Teens: Best YA of 2021

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean
Prepped by Bethany Mangle
Instructions for Dancing by Nicola Yoon
Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas
An Emotion of Great Delight by Tahereh Mafi
Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He
The Mirror Season by Anna-Marie McLemore
Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry by Paula Yoo
You Don’t Have to Be Everything by Diana Whitney
Run: Book One by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin
Himawari House by Harmony Becker

Children's: A Peaceful and Mindful New Year

Mindful me : mindfulness and meditation for kids / Whitney Stewart ; pictures by Stacy Peterson
Meditation is an open sky : mindfulness for kids / Whitney Stewart ; pictures by Sally Rippin
Sitting still like a frog : mindfulness exercises for kids (and their parents) / Eline Snel
Good morning yoga : a pose-by-pose wake up story / Mariam Gates ; illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder
Crying is like the rain : a story of mindfulness and feelings / Heather Hawk Feinberg ; illustrated by Chamisa Kellogg
I am peace : a book of mindfulness / by Susan Verde ; art by Peter H. Reynolds
Chill Chomp chill! / by Chris Ayala-Kronos
Outside in / by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Cindy Derby
Sloth at the zoom / Helaine Becker ; [illustrated by] Orbie
Sloth & smell the roses / by Eunice Moyle and Sabrina Moyle