Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran

Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead is an odd book. On the one hand, it’s grounded in a grimy, desperate post-Katrina New Orleans. Almost every character in the Read more...

Posted by on January 28, 2020

Geekerella (Once Upon a Con #1) by Ashley Poston

"Look to the stars. Aim. Ignite." Nerd and fan-girl extraordinaire Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, her favorite science fiction world. Growing up in the shadow of her stepsisters and Read more...

Posted by on January 23, 2020

Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory by

Vivian Forest, a single mother with a busy career in social work, has the chance of a lifetime – a trip overseas to the Sandringham Estate in England with her Read more...

Posted by on January 21, 2020

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Daniela Vargas is a top student at the Medio School for Girls, where young women are trained to be prestigious wives to young rich men of high social status. Dani, Read more...

Posted by on January 16, 2020

The Shape of Night by Tess Gerritsen

Ava Collete is a food writer from Boston, looking to get away for the summer to finish her new book of historical New England recipes. It might be more fitting Read more...

Posted by on January 14, 2020

Peek-a-Bruce by

Reluctant new parent Bruce returns with his gaggle of goslings in this board book, Peek-a-Bruce. Black Bear Bruce is looking for a place to spend a quiet moment away from Read more...

Posted by on January 9, 2020

Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen

“3:47 a.m. That’s when they arrive for Wren Clemmens. She’s hustled out of her house and into a waiting car, then a plane, and then taken on a forced march Read more...

Posted by on January 9, 2020

Adult Services: Best of 2019

Enjoy Westmont Public Library’s Adult Services Librarians favorite books we read in 2019! Full Throttle by Joe Hill My favorite story out of the anthology was “Late Returns”. In it, Read more...

Posted by on January 7, 2020

Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson

In the near future, the police of New Clipperton have new tool for fighting crime: they can recreate a facsimile of the entire city for a given 24 hour block Read more...

Posted by on January 7, 2020

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay Haring by Kay Haring

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing is the story of the world famous pop artist. Written by his sister Kay Haring, the picture book takes a look at Read more...

Posted by on January 2, 2020

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles) by Marissa Meyer

If you like fairytale retellings, this book is the one for you! This Cinderella story set in a futuristic Earth with cyborgs and Lunar beings is the perfect start to Read more...

Posted by on January 2, 2020

Where To Go When: Unforgettable Trips for Every Month by

We all have our dream destinations to visit on our bucket lists. But a good question most people ask is “when is the best time to go?” Part of the Read more...

Posted by on December 31, 2019

Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen by Yasmin Khan

Yasmin Khan, a human rights campaigner who likes to immerse herself in different world cuisines, has recently introduced her cookbook “Zaitoun: Recipes from the Palestinian Kitchen.” Her visit to Israel Read more...

Posted by on December 24, 2019

Snowball by Paul Linnet and Sue Hendra

A smiling little snowball stands at the top of a hill looking down upon a town. Thinking that a visit to town would be fun, he decides to take a Read more...

Posted by on December 19, 2019

Louise and Andie: The Art of Friendship by Kelly Light by Kelly Light

Louise and Andie: The Art of Friendship tells a lighthearted story about the importance of respecting each other’s artistic perspectives, and finding the beauty in collaboration.  Louise is over the Read more...

Posted by on December 19, 2019

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