Staff Picks

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



Lee -  Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGonigal (eBook)

Lisa - Thunderstruck & Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken

Bon Air

 Maia - Girl Genius Omnibus, Volume I: Agatha Awakens by Phil Foglio (Graphic Novel)



Crescent Hill

Rob - Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman (Regular Type)



Meagan - Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo (Regular Type)


Highlands/Shelby Park

Magen - Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling (Audiobook)

     - Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (Regular Type)

     - Birdsong, directed by Philip Martin (DVD) 

Ruth Ellen – Stand Up Straight and Sing! by Jessye Norman




The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking by Brendan Koerner (Regular Type)


Debra - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (Audiobook)

   - Trains and Lovers by Alexander McCall Smith (Regular Type)


Main Circulation

Simon - Submergence by J.M. Ledgard (Regular Type)
     - Bruckner: Symphony 5 by Christian Thielemann and the Munich Philharmonic (CD)

Main Information Services

Carrick - Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan (Regular Type) 

Tony - Constantine, Volume 1: The Spark and the Flame by Ray Fawkes (Graphic Novel)


Alex - The Homecoming by Carsten Stroud (eBook)

Anna - UnSouled: Book 3 of the Unwind Dystology by Neal Shusterman (Regular Type)

Tina - Landline by Rainbow Rowell (Regular Type)



St. Matthews

Heather - The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming


Buddha – Animal Farm by George Orwell (Regular Type)  

Micah – The Athena Project by Brad Thor (Regular Type)

    - The Innocent by David Baldacci (CD)   



Carissa - Wildflower by Alecia Whitaker (Regular Type)

Garrett - The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman (Regular Type)

Kacie - #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso (Regular Type)

Trae – Seduction in Death by J.D. Robb  (Audiobook)


Kelly – Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm by Roseanne Barr (Regular Type)




Jackie - The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith