Staff Picks

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



Bon Air

 Karen - If I Perish:  Facing Imprisonment, Persecution, and Death, a young Korean Christian Defies the Japanese Warlords by Esther Ahn Kim (Regular Type)



Crescent Hill

Rob - The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp (Regular Type)



Meagan – Boxers by Gene Luen Yang (Graphic Novel)


Fern Creek

Tracy – The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey (Regular Type)


Highlands/Shelby Park

Brian – Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined The 1980’s by Lori Majewski (Regular Type)

Magen – Longbourn by Jo Baker  (Audiobook)

- The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Regular Type)

- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (eBook) 

Ruth Ellen – Vestiges of the Venerable City: A Chronicle of Lexington, Kentucky, Its Architectural Development and Survey of its Early Streets and Antiquities by Clay Lancaster (Regular Type)




Susan D - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Audiobook)



Debra – Horns by Joe Hill (Audiobook)

    – The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee (Large Type)

    – The Host by Stephenie Meyer (eBook)



Kathy – The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet by Nina Teicholz (Audiobook) 


Main Children’s

Natalie - Serena by Ron Rash (Audiobook)

- Em and the Big Hoom: A Novel by Jerry Pinto (Regular Type)

- At the Mouth of the River of Bees: Stories by Kij Johnson (eBook)

- The Paradise by BBC Worldwide America and Masterpiece Theatre (DVD)

Peter - The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove (Regular Type)

Main Information Services

Carrick – The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis (Regular Type) 

Kelly - Baraka by Ron Fricke (DVD)      

Tony – The Mortal Instruments, Book 2: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (Regular Type)


Alex - The Big Screen: The Story of the Movies by David Thomson (Regular Type) 

Anna - Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (Regular Type)  

Tina - The Thin Man  by Dashiell Hammett (Regular Type) 



St. Matthews

Erik – Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman (Regular Type)

Heather – Second Nature by Alice Hoffman (Regular Type)


Buddha – Animal Farm by George Orwell (Regular Type)  

Micah – The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka (Audiobooks)

     – We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (Regular Type)   



Carissa – Stealing Adda: A Novel by Tamara Leigh (Regular Type) 

Trae – Marriage Most Scandalous by Johanna Lindsey (Audiobook)

Tech Connects

Mike – The Dark Tower Book VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King (Regular Type)


Christina – Fourth of July Creek: A Novel by Joshua Smith Henderson (Regular Type)

Kelly – The Boneshaker by Cherie Priest (Regular Type)