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Article in [[:Category:Adult Fiction|Adult Fiction]] and [[:Category:Adult Nonfiction|Adult Nonfiction]] and [[:Category:Personal Picks|Personal Picks]] categories. Article in [[:Category:Adult Fiction|Adult Fiction]] and [[:Category:Adult Nonfiction|Adult Nonfiction]] and [[:Category:Personal Picks|Personal Picks]] categories.
-See what staff are reading (and recommending!)+See what staff are reading (and recommending!) and see the [http://hera.jmrl.org/wiki/Librarian_Recommendations '''young adult librarians' selections'''].
-==Bob Bjoring (Central)==+==Linn Browning (Northside)==
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+the+dead+dream '''How the Dead Dream'''] by Lydia Millet.+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?ocean+lane+gaiman '''The Ocean at the End of the Lane'''] by Neil Gaiman.
 +==Tim Carrier (Central)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?name+of+the+star '''The Name of the Star'''] by Maureen Johnson.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wonder+show+barnaby '''Wonder Show'''] by Hannah Barnaby.
==Anne Chiles (Central)== ==Anne Chiles (Central)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?and+so+it+goes+kurt '''And So It Goes'''] by Charles J. Shields.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?help+me+to+find+my+people '''Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery'''] by Heather Andrea Williams.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?leaving+everything+most+loved '''Leaving Everything Most Loved'''] by Jacqueline Winspear.
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?molotov's+magic+lantern '''Molotov's Magic Lantern'''] by Rachel Polonsky. *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?molotov's+magic+lantern '''Molotov's Magic Lantern'''] by Rachel Polonsky.
-==Krista Farrell(Central)==+==Nancy Cook (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?vanished+chari '''Vanished'''] by Sheela Chari.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wild+strayed '''Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail'''] by Cheryl Strayed.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wonderstruck+selznick '''Wonderstruck'''] by Brian Selznick.
 +==Jacqui Dempsey-Cohen (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?penumbra's+bookstore+sloan '''Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore'''] by Robin Sloan.
 +==Meredith Dickens (Central)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?brainiac+adventures+in+the+curious '''Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs'''] by Ken Jennings.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?embassytown '''Embassytown'''] by China Mieville.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?jerusalem+chronicles+delisle '''Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City'''] by Guy DeLisle.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?turn+right+at+Machu+picchu '''Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time'''] by Mark Adams.
 +*Also see my recommendations on [http://jmrl.org/wiki/Gordon_Avenue_Library_Staff_Recommends '''the Gordon Avenue Library staff picks page''']
 +==Krista Farrell (Central)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?home+roof+pig+arrington '''Home Is a Rppof Over a Pig: An Amerian Family's Journey in China'''] by Aminta Arrington.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?infidel+hirsi '''Infidel'''] by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?king+peggy '''King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village'''] by Peggielene Bartels.
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?poser+my+life+in '''Poster: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses'''] by Claire Dederer. *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?poser+my+life+in '''Poster: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses'''] by Claire Dederer.
==Noelle Funk (Scottsville) == ==Noelle Funk (Scottsville) ==
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?brockmeier+illumination '''The Illumination'''] by Kevin Brockmeier. *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?brockmeier+illumination '''The Illumination'''] by Kevin Brockmeier.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?instance+of+the+fingerpost '''An Instance of the Fingerpost'''] by Iain M. Pears.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?night+circus+erin '''The Night Circus'''] by Erin Morgenstern.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?orchardist+coplin '''The Orchardist'''] by Amanda Coplin.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sisters+brothers+dewitt '''The Sisters Brothers'''] by Patrick DeWitt.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?there+but+for+the '''There But for the'''] by Ali Smith.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?world+until+yesterday+diamond '''The World Until Yesterday'''] by Jared Diamond.
-==Gail Ott (Louisa) ==+==Willow Gale (Bookmobile) ==
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?paris+wife '''The Paris Wife'''] by Paula McLain.+*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?crooked+letter+franklin '''Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter'''] by Tom Franklin.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Steve+jobs+isaacson '''Steve Jobs'''] by Walter Isaacson.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?time+to+be+in+earnest '''Time to Be in Earnest'''] by P. D. James.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wake+of+forgiveness '''The Wake of Forgiveness'''] by Bruce Machart.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?when+she+woke '''When She Woke'''] by Hillary Jordan.
 +== Karen Gillaspie (Central)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?walk+across+the+sun '''A Walk Across the Sun'''] by Corban Addison.
 +==Pam Grammer (Crozet)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?heft+liz+moore '''Heft'''] by Liz Moore.
 +==Gary Grant (Albemarle Trustee) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?orchard+a+memoir '''The Orchard: A Memoir'''] by Adele Crockett Robertson.
 +==John Halliday (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?angle+of+repose '''Angle of Repose'''] by Wallace Stegner.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?catherine+the+great+massie'''Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman'''] by Robert K. Massie.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?corrections+franzen '''The Corrections'''] by Jonathan Franzen.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?goronwy+heartwell '''Goronwy and Me: A Narrative of Two Lives'''] by Proal Heartwell.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?hunger+games+collins'''The Hunger Games'''] by Suzanne Collins.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?not+hat+klassen '''This Is Not My Hat'''] by Jon Klassen.
 +==Sarah Hamfeldt (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?tan+joy+luck+club '''The Joy Luck Club'''] by Amy Tan.
 +==Holly Huffman (Greene) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mandela's+way '''Mandela's Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage'''] by Richard Stengel.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?outliers '''Outliers: The Story of Success'''] by Malcolm Gladwell.
 +*Also see my recommendations on the [http://hera.jmrl.org/wiki/Adult_Mystery_Series_Authors:_Holly's_Picks '''Adult Mystery Series Authors page''']
 +==Lindsay Ideson (Northside) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?discovery+of+witches'''A Discovery of Witches'''] by Deborah Harkness
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?okay+for+now '''Okay for Now'''] by Gary D. Schmidt.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?life+hands+sixty+family+coleman '''This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone'''] by Melissa Coleman.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?swerve+how+the+world '''The Swerve: How the World Became Modern'''] by Stephen J. Greenblatt.
 +==Rhonda Johnson (Crozet)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?may+b '''May B'''] by Caroline Starr Rose.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?okay+for+now '''Vanished'''] by Gary D. Schmidt.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?vegetable+gardening+williamsburg '''Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way: 18th-Century Methods for Today's Organic Gardeners'''] by Wesley Greene.
 +==Kathy Judge (Central)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?becoming+holiday+weatherford '''Becoming Billie Holiday'''] by Carole Boston Weatherford.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?sound+of+a+wild+snail+eating '''The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating'''] by Elisabeth Tova Bailey.
 +== Tanith Knight (Nelson)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lost+communities+of+virginia '''Lost Communities of Virginia'''] by Terri Fisher.
 +==Jackie Lichtman (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?echo+maker+powers '''The Echo Maker'''] by Richard Powers.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?paris+wife+mclain '''The Paris Wife'''] by Paula McLain.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?selected+stories+munro '''Selected Stories'''] by Alice Munro.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sojourn+krivak'''The Sojourn'''] by Andrew Krivak.
 +==Russ Lyttleton (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?greater+journey+americans+in+paris '''The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris'''] by David McCullough.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?island+of+vice+theodore '''Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York'''] by Richard Zacks.
 +==Gail Ott (Gordon) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?calling+invisible+women '''Calling Invisible Women'''] by Jeanne Ray.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?elizabeth+the+queen+the '''Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch'''] by Sally Bedell Smith.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?following_atticus '''Following Atticus: Forty Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship Now'''] by Mark Ryan.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?paris+wife+mclain '''The Paris Wife'''] by Paula McLain.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?reservoir+milliken '''The Reservoir'''] by John Milliken Thompson.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sum+head+summitt '''Sum It Up: 1098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective'''] by Pat Head Summitt.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Jefferson+power+meacham '''Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power'''] by Jon Meacham.
 +==Heather Pehnec (Central)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?aviary+o'dell'''The Aviary'''] by Kathleen O'Dell.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?down+the+mysterly+river '''Down the Mysterly River'''] by Mark Buckingham.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?small+adventure+of+popeye+and+elvis '''The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis'''] by Kevin Brockmeier.
==David Plunkett (Central) == ==David Plunkett (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?don+quixote+cervantes '''Don Quixote'''] by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?draining+lake+arnaldur '''The Draining Lake'''] by Arnaldur Indridason.
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dream+of+perpetual+motion '''The Dream of Perpetual Motion'''] by Dexter Palmer. *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dream+of+perpetual+motion '''The Dream of Perpetual Motion'''] by Dexter Palmer.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hairstons+an+american '''The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White'''] by Henry Wiencek.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?seraphina+hartman '''Seraphina'''] by Rachel Hartman.
 +==Stella Pool (Central) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?letters+skye+brockmole '''Letters from Skye'''] by Jessica Brockmole.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?secret+keeper+morton'''The Secret Keeper'''] by Kate Morton.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?world+without+end+follett '''World Without End'''] by Ken Follett.
==Ginny Reese (Greene)== ==Ginny Reese (Greene)==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dragonbreath+curse+of+the+were-wiener '''Dragonbreath: Curse of the Were-Wiener'''] by Ursula Vernon.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dead+end+in+norvelt '''Dead End in Norvelt'''] by Jack Gantos.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?expats+pavone '''The Expats'''] by Chris Pavone.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?false+friend'''The False Friend'''] by Myula Goldberg.
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?no+such+thing+as+dragons '''No Such Thing As Dragons'''] by Philip Reeve. *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?no+such+thing+as+dragons '''No Such Thing As Dragons'''] by Philip Reeve.
- +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?yes+chef+samuelsson '''Yes, Chef: a Memoir'''] by Marcus Samuelsson.
-==Jacqueline Rice (Central) == +
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?revolution+donnelly'''Revolution'''] by Jennifer Donnelly+
==Wendy Saz (Crozet)== ==Wendy Saz (Crozet)==
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?emily+alone '''Emily Alone'''] by Stewart O'Nan. *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?emily+alone '''Emily Alone'''] by Stewart O'Nan.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sea+crocodiles+geda '''In the Sea There Are Crocodiles: a Novel Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari'''] by Fabio Geda.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?major+pettigrew's+last+stand '''Major Pettigrew's Last Stand'''] by Helen Simonson.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?nothing+daunted+the+unexpected '''Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West'''] by Dorothy Wickenden.
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?odds+stewart '''The Odds'''] by Stewart O'Nan.
 +==Phoebe Anne Tucker (Nelson) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?girl+in+the+garden '''The Girl in the Garden'''] by Kamala Nair
 +==Marien Villaman-Chodl (Bookmobile) ==
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?revenge+prada+weisberger'''Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns'''] by Lauren Weisberger.
[[Category:Adult Fiction]] [[Category:Adult Fiction]]
[[Category:Adult Nonfiction]] [[Category:Adult Nonfiction]]
[[Category:Personal Picks]] [[Category:Personal Picks]]

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Article in Adult Fiction and Adult Nonfiction and Personal Picks categories.

See what staff are reading (and recommending!) and see the young adult librarians' selections.


Linn Browning (Northside)

Tim Carrier (Central)

Anne Chiles (Central)

Nancy Cook (Central)

Jacqui Dempsey-Cohen (Central)

Meredith Dickens (Central)

Krista Farrell (Central)

Noelle Funk (Scottsville)

Willow Gale (Bookmobile)

Karen Gillaspie (Central)

Pam Grammer (Crozet)

Gary Grant (Albemarle Trustee)

John Halliday (Central)

Sarah Hamfeldt (Central)

Holly Huffman (Greene)

Lindsay Ideson (Northside)

Rhonda Johnson (Crozet)

Kathy Judge (Central)

Tanith Knight (Nelson)

Jackie Lichtman (Central)

Russ Lyttleton (Central)

Gail Ott (Gordon)

Heather Pehnec (Central)

David Plunkett (Central)

Stella Pool (Central)

Ginny Reese (Greene)

Wendy Saz (Crozet)

Phoebe Anne Tucker (Nelson)

Marien Villaman-Chodl (Bookmobile)

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