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Posts Categorized: Recommended Reads

Staff Recommended

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The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden “I discovered this book on our shelves and was happy to find an author similar to my favorite author, Sarah Addison Allen. This novel is heartwarming and hopeful and is about making choices on life’s journey–with a sprinkle of magic, of course!” —Leanne, George Reynolds Library

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Bookcover for Ultra-Processed People

Ultra-Processed People: The Science Behind the Food that Isn’t Food by Chris Van Tulleken   “The author, an infectious disease doctor, does a masterful job presenting the harm caused by ultra-processed foods to our physical and mental health as well as the environment. This book motivated me to change my diet and see the need for […]

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Book cover of The Cartographers

“The Cartographers” by Peng Shepherd “In this engrossing story of secrets, maps, and chosen family, Peng Shepard asks what makes a place “real”: Seeing it on a map? Seeing it with your own eyes? Or is a place only as real as the people you find there? A must-read for fans of academic-flavored mystery craving […]

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Cover of Games for Dead Girls with title in a bloody script and an ocean image in the background

Games for Dead Girls by Jen Williams “For those who like their beach reads on the darker side…Charlie has always loved to tell stories–or has Charlie always loved to lie? This dark thriller with twisting timelines follows several stories that ultimately all tie in to one horrific summer at an English beach. The consequences of the […]

BPL Staff Picks of 2022

An inside look at our favorite reads last year! Library staff has compiled a large list of their favorite reads in 2022. Need inspiration to find a new read? Check it out.

Hosting a book group? Try our Books in a Bag service

Books in a Bag

Books in a Bag makes selecting books for your book club easy. There is a large list of books available that range from popular books to classics. Boulder Public Library staff members put eight copies of your chosen book together with background material and discussion questions, so you are completely prepared. Books in a Bag […]