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Ciara's Picks

Favourites: Fantasy and Contemporary Romance

  • Kingdom of Flesh and Fire
  • The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller
  • Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
  • Sarah J. Maas
  • L.J. Shen

Hannah's Picks

  • Aria by Nazanine Hozar
  • City of Beasts by Corrie Wang
  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • We Are Not Free by Traci Chee
  • Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Liberation by Imogen Kealey
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • A Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee
  • The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Jamette's Picks

Favourites: Self-Help, Romance, Cook Books, Picture Books

  • The Minimalist Baker's Everday Cooking by Dana Schultz
  • Chloe Flavor by Chloe Coscarelli
  • Love Letters by Debbie Macomber
  • Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
  • When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
  • Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
  • City of Thieves by David Benioff
  • A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai
  • The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi
  • 29 Gifts by Cami Walker
  • Change Anything by Kerry Patterson
  • Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
  • Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis
  • Joy on Demand by Chade-Meng Tan

Jerry's Picks

Favourites: Religious, Historical and Scientific Non-Fiction, Classic Sci-Fi

  • 1913 by Florian Illes
  • The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
  • Jared Diamond
  • Stephen R. Donaldson
  • Paul Quarrington
  • Zealot by Reza Aslan

Josie's Picks

  • Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Katie's Picks

  • Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
  • Variant by Robinson Wells
  • Bunheads by Sophie Flack
  • The Loose Ends List by Carrie Firestone
  • The Other Side of Lost by Jessi Kirby
  • The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen
  • The Cousins by Karen M. McManus
  • If I Tell You the Truth by Jasmin Kaur
  • When You Ask Me Where I'm Going by Jasmin Kaur
  • We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

Kim's Picks

Favourites: Mystery and Suspense

  • I Invited Her In by Adele Parks
  • Moral Compass by Danielle Steel
  • 18th Abduction by James Patterson
  • Murder Beyond the Grave by James Patterson
  • Full Throttle by Joe Hill
  • James Patterson
  • Chevy Stevens

Lauren's Picks

Favourites: Romance, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Scientific Non-Fiction, Graphic Novels, Children's Books, Picture Books

  • A Loving Scoundrel by Johanna Lindsey
  • All Through the Night by Suzanne Brockmann
  • A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  • The Chocolate Touch by Laura Florand
  • Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • Tamora Pierce
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Tessa Dare
  • City of Ghosts Victoria Schwab
  • Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
  • Trans Like Me by C.N. Lester
  • J.D. Robb
  • Shades of Magic by V.E. Schwab
  • Here There Be Gerblins by Clint McElroy
  • Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Sweep by Jonathan Auxier
  • Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen
  • How Long 'Til Black Future Month by N.K. Jemisin
  • Check Please by Ngozi Ukazu
  • Yale Needs Women by Anne Gardiner Perkins
  • Deadly Education by Naomi Novik
  • House on the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
  • The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O'Neill
  • It Feels Good to Be Yourself by Theresa Thorn
  • Neurotribes by Steve Silberman

Lisa's Picks

Favourites: Social Justice Nonfiction

  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • Beyond Good and Evil by Nietzsche
  • Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • We Are the Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • Hair Love by Matthew Cherry
  • Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall

Loraine's Picks

Favourites: Classic Novels, Social Justice and Environmental Nonfiction

  • Albatross by Terry Fallis
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid

Noreen's Picks

  • Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
  • Dead Ground in Between by Maureen Jennings
  • The Book of Joy by the Dali Lama
  • The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  • Skeleton Cupboard by Tanya Byron
  • Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
  • Unthinkable by Helen Thomson
  • Every Note Played by Lisa Genova
  • Finding Chika by Mitch Albom
  • Let Darkness Bury the Dead by Maureen Jennings
  • Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker

Peggy's Picks

  • Devonshire Scream by Laura Childs
  • Alone Against the North by Adam Shoalts
  • The Pinks by Chris Enss
  • Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
  • The Queens of Fennbirn by Kendare Blake
  • Laura Childs
  • Mini Makeovers by Country Living
  • My Dad Got Sick by Jay Perry
  • The Clockmaker's Daughter bu Kate Morton
  • You Don't Own Me by Mary Higgins Clark
  • Victoria by Daisy Goodwin
  • Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
  • The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner
  • Beyond the Trees by Adam Shoalts
  • Infused Waters by Georgina Davies
  • The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
  • Woman on the Edge by Samantha Bailey
  • Coconut Layer Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
  • Overthrow series by Kenneth Oppel

Sarah's Picks

  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
  • Once and Future Witches by Alix Harrow
  • Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

Stephanie's Picks

  • Beautiful Broken Hearts by Kami Garcia
  • By Your Side by Kasie West

Vanessa's Picks

Favourites: Literary Fiction

  • Oh She Glows by Angela Liddon
  • The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall
  • The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill
  • Next Year For Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson
  • The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson
  • Dictionary of Animal Languages by Heidi Sopinka
  • Bear Town by Fredrik Backman
  • Us Against You by Fredrik Backman
  • That Time I Loved You by Carrianne Leung
  • The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  • The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

Romance Book Club Picks

  • The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare
  • The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  • Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
  • A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai
  • Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore
  • Grown Up Pose by Sonya Lalli
  • Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory