A Selection of  Our Patron and Staff Picks!

These are some of the good books we recommend!


Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie  (We have the movie too!)                                    The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler

The Big Over Easy by Jasper Fforde                                                                                                      Julio and Romeo by Jeanne Ray

Blessings by Anna Quinlan                                                                                                                     The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Charms for the Easy Life by Kaye Gibbons                                                                                            Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

The Coffee Trader by David Liss                                                                                                            Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night by Mark Haddon                                                                Rise to Rebellion by Jeff Shaara

Defend and Betray by Anne Perry                                                                                                           The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

E=MC2 by David Bodanis                                                                                                                      Tonight I Said Goodbye by Michael Koryta

Evening by Susan Minot                                                                                                                          The Way of the Traitor by Laura Joh Rowland

Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides                                                                                                            The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks

The Grand Complication by Allen Kurzweil                                                                                               Venus in Copper by Lindsey Davis

I Am Madame X by Gioia Dilberto                                                                                                            Zorro by Isabel Allende



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Special thanks to Karen Pollach of the Multnomah County Library.