Staff Picks


What items are LFPL’s staff interested in? Check out their picks for October 2014!


Bon Air

Maia - After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn (Regular Type)



Content Management

David - Inside A Pearl: My Years in Paris by Edmund White (eBook)

Debbe -



Crescent Hill

Barbara – China Dolls: A Novel by Lisa See (Regular Type)

Rob - The Undertaking by Audrey Magee (Regular Type)



Hailey – The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Regular Type)

Marci - The Witch With No Name by Kim Harrison (Regular Type)


Fern Creek

Joni - The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England by Dan Jones (Regular Type)

Jessi - The Green Teen Cookbook: Recipes for All Seasons–Written for Teens by Teens, edited by Laurane Marchive & Pam McElroy  (Regular Type)


Highlands/Shelby Park

Brian – Man on The Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970’s by Tom Doyle (Regular Type)

Magen – 

Ruth Ellen – Our Great Big American God: A Short History of Our Ever-Growing Deity by Matthew Paul Turner (Regular Type)




Susan D –

Susan M - We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas (Regular Type)



Debra – 


Natalie -

Simon -

Main Information Services

Carrick – The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection by Michael Harris (Regular Type) 

Kelly - The Cat’s Table  by Michael Ondaatje (Regular Type)

*This is October’s selection for the Mayor’s Book Club

Scott - The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life by James Martin (Regular Type)

Tony –


Anna - Joy in the Morning by Betty Smith (Regular Type)  

Dawn - Killing Jesus by Bill O’Reilly (Regular Type)

 Erin - Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling (Regular Type)

Tina -




Trish - Gone by Michael Grant (Regular Type)


Tech Connects

Mike – Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne (Regular Type)


Kelly – Talking to Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede  (Regular Type)

Tya - Black City by Elizabeth Richards  (Regular Type)