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My Librarian: Carrie

My Librarian: Carrie

I love to read and talking to others about the books they read. Generally, I will read just about all genres, with the exception of sci-fi/fantasy and anything with extreme violence.  I’m always in the middle of reading at least three books at a time, including an audiobook.  One of my missions as a librarian is to help people find the perfect book. Reading one really good book can end up turning you into a reader for life.  I’ve seen it happen many times and, as a librarian, almost nothing could make me happier.

My favorite authors

Colleen Hoover
Colleen Hoover
Liane Moriarty
Liane Moriarty
Taylor Jenkins Reid
Taylor Jenkins
Jonathan Tropper
Jonathan Tropper
Matthew Quick
Matthew Quick
Anna Quindlen
Anna Quindlen
Thrity Umrigar
Thrity Umrigar

My favorite books


Nightfall by Nelson Demille

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan

The Same Sky by Amanda Eyre Ward

Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers

Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Wonder by RJ Palacio

Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman

A Dog’s Purpose by Bruce Cameron

Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence

One Man by Andrew Gross

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Books I’ve recently read and liked

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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

Loner by Teddy Wayne

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley

The Royal We by Heather Cocks

The Expats by Chris Pavone

The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo

Chemistry by Weike Wang

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Miss You by Kate Eberlen

Darktown by Thomas Mullen

The Rent Collector by Camron Wright

Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy

Class Mom by Laurie Gelman

Everybody’s Son by Thrity Umrigar

Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones

Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

The Ex by Alafair Burke

This Love Story will Self-Destruct by Leslie Cohen

Poetry will Save Your Life by Jill Bialosky

Our Souls and Night by Kent Haruf

Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

In the Woods by Tana French

Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt

Ghosted by Rosie Walsh

All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover

From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Atonement by Ian McEwan