A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

When a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat, it triggers questions about three women who knew him. Laura is the troubled one-night-stand last seen in the Read more...

Posted by on September 28, 2021

Manga Essentials

Enjoy this selection of essential manga by Westmont Public Library Librarian, Gil!

Posted by on September 23, 2021

The Unbroken by C.L. Clark

Touraine was kidnapped as a child by the Balladaire Empire and forced to become a soldier. Now, years later, she and her company are returning to her homeland Qazal to Read more...

Posted by on September 21, 2021

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Celaena Sardothien is Adarlan’s greatest assassin. After being enslaved and imprisoned, she accepts the Crown Prince’s offer to compete with other assassins and thieves for a chance to serve as Read more...

Posted by on August 12, 2021

Acclaimed Foreign Language TV Series

Babylon Berlin Police commissioner Gereon Rath is transferred from Cologne to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social change in the Golden Twenties. Shellshocked from his service during World War Read more...

Posted by on August 4, 2021

Vampirates: Demons of the ocean by Justin Somper

After their father’s death, twins Grace and Connor set sail on the open sea in hopes of finding a better life.  When caught in the eye of a storm they Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2021

Redline by Takeshi Koike

In the anime movie Redline, a giant whale monster that is biologically fused with a space army general fights an enormous glowing uncontrollable biological weapon named Funky Boy. That’s not Read more...

Posted by on July 13, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1920s

Enjoy this selection of titles to highlight the breadth of work produced in the Roaring Twenties!

Posted by on June 1, 2021

Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party by Nathan Hale

Nathan Hales’ Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party breaks down this squeamish story from history in a way that’s both historically accurate and child friendly. This graphic novel tells the story Read more...

Posted by on April 29, 2021

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

If you like solving mysteries, this book is for you! Five unsuspecting students are given after-school detention because of a weird misunderstanding. During detention, the most horrible thing happens – Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2021

The Art of Inventing Hope: Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel by Howard Reich

Howard Reich, the son of two Holocaust survivors and a journalist for the Chicago Tribune, was assigned by the paper in 2012 to interview one of the world’s most well-known Read more...

Posted by on January 21, 2021

Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds by Brandon Sanderson

Stephen Leeds is not insane. How do you know that? Well, he tells you that repeatedly. It’s his hallucinations that are crazy. Stephen Leeds is a genius, but his genius Read more...

Posted by on November 24, 2020

Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict by Marie Benedict

As a beautiful debutante in British society, 19 year old Clementine Hozier was reserved in the company of others. Often disliked due to the notoriety of her aristocratic parents, she Read more...

Posted by on November 17, 2020

The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland

If you have ever wanted to be a dragon, this series is for you! Different dragon clans of Pyrrhia have been at war for centuries with no end in sight. Read more...

Posted by on October 15, 2020

Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz

What if Bruce Wayne made his way back to Gotham a little sooner than everyone thought? What if he and the Joker were actually school mates? Maybe even friends?  Long Read more...

Posted by on September 3, 2020

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