Video Category: Book Talks

Booktalk: Rom Com Reads

Readers’ Advisor Cathleen suggests some lighthearted, slice of life, romantic fiction with happy endings.
Titles referenced:
Neanderthal Seeks Human by Penny Reid
Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev
Crashing into Her by Mia Sosa
Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez
Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters
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Booktalk: Feel Good Reads

Readers’ Advisor Jenny shares some feel good reads that are funny, touching, and joyful. These warm – fuzzy choices help readers to escape into a good book.
The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller
The Book of Delights by Ross Gay
The Windfall by Diksha Basu
Miss Buncle’s Book by D.E. Stevenson

Booktalk: Vicarious Thrills

Readers’ Advisor Chelsea brings us several suggestions on books to read for vicarious thrills, including a book featuring a president with a pet mountain lion and a thrilling ongoing series with an art restorer turned spy.
The Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King: A Novel of Teddy Roosevelt and His Times by Jerome Charyn
eAudio – Hoopla 
eBook – Overdrive
Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon series, a series where you may go out of order:
The Kill Artist (1st in series) on Overdrive (eBook)
The Heist (14th in series) on Hoopla (eAudio) and Overdrive (eAudio and eBook)
Alpha by Greg Rucka
eAudio and eBook – Overdrive
The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
eAudio – Hoopla
eAudio and eBook – Overdrive

Booktalk: Rereading Favorite Books

Assistant Department Head Cathleen treats viewers to an inside look at some of her favorite comfort reads. Find the books she references through digital resources here:
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
The Gun Seller by Hugh Laurie
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
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