All Staff Picks

Joshua Dread
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It’s hard enough having parents who are super-villains, but when Joshua discovers that he too has a superpower, things get even more challenging. And, if that weren’t bad enough, there are smoke creatures kidnapping the worst of the villains. Superhero fans will enjoy this adventure.
Castle Waiting
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Once upon a time there was a story about a castle and its inhabitants that was riddled with references from fairy tales, songs and popular culture. Uncovering the references is only one aspect of the fun in this well-told adventure.
Northwest Passage
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This stunning, award-winning book is a wonderful introduction to the story of Arctic exploration.
The Perfect Fake
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An ex-con in financial straits is coerced into forging an ancient map. Too many people become interested in the map causing several mysterious deaths.
The Black Count
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This riveting work of non-fiction reads like an historical novel as the author delves into the history of the man who inspired Alexandre Dumas to write "The Count of Monte Cristo." A man whose exploits were legendary, courageous, and could have changed history...but didn't. It is the story of Dumas' father.
The Spooky Box?
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A spooky box arrives at the door. Trying to guess what could be inside is terrific fun.
Where The Mountain Meets The Moon
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Under the shadow of Fruitless Mountain, a young, courageous, and quick-thinking girl sets out to consult the mythic figures of her legendary village with hopes of bringing good fortune back to the lives of her friends and family. This book is a fantastic adventure.
Benjamin Bear in Bright Ideas!
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Benjamin has some really good ideas, but some need a bit more thought!
A Boy And His Bunny
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One day a boy woke up with a bunny on his head... So begins this sweet and wacky rhyming story. Just what can you do with a bunny on your head? Turns out, pretty much anything. First in a delightful series.
Side effects
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An unstable young woman enters a world of prescription drugs, blackmail and murder. If you enjoy Alfred Hitchcock movies, check this one out.
After I'm Gone
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A rich man's mysterious disappearance continues to affect his family and friends for years.
Traplines
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Warm, sometimes funny reminiscences of a childhood spent hunting and fishing in the Sawtooth Valley.
Beautiful Ruins
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This novel has three stories woven together covering a half a century in time with the movie industry as a background.
Cover of Snow
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Nora Hamilton searches for the reason why her husband committed suicide. An intricate plot holds the reader's attention until the very last page.
Tatiana
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It’s been awhile since the last Arkady Renko novel, and this one doesn't disappoint the reader. Renko always uncovers the secrets even in modern day Russia.
Bone Rattler
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A mystery set in colonial America begins with Duncan McCallum being transported to the New World for the crime of protecting his uncle from the British.
The Forbidden Stone
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Murder, mystery, travel, knights, and fast paced action. Fans of James Bond, Rick Riordan and the 39 Clues will like this one.
American gun
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This book highlights the pivotal role these "Top Ten" nominated firearms played in US history. It offers vivid and exciting narratives of these weapons in action, from the American Revolutionary War, to the gangster era of Chicago, to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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