Callie's Staff Picks

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City of Girls: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594634734
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Riverhead Books - June 4th, 2019

Sexy, flirty, and tons of fun! Gilbert's newest book retells the life of Vivan Morris who winds up in the raunchy 1940s New York City theatre industry as a young woman. Gilbert has filled this story with glitz, glam, and plenty of humor. Following Vivan's story is an absolute blast and leaves you lusting for all of life's adventures. 

My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142413432
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock - Check back soon
Published: Speak - February 19th, 2009

My Most Excellent Year is one of my all time favorite books! This story follows three high school students, T.C., Augie, and Alé, via their English project, daily diary entries. Their individual entries bring the reader through their adventures of first loves, self discovery, and faith in Mary Poppins and Fenway Park. This Boston based story is a fun, heartwarming tale of friendship and growing up. You are guaranteed to end this book with a smile on your face.

The Agency: A Spy in the House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763687489
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 26th, 2016

The Agency: A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee is a fun and exciting mystery set in London in the 1850s. Orphaned at a young age, Mary Quinn grows up in Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls. When Quinn turns 17 she learns the Academy is actually a cover up for an all female detective unit called the Agency. Quinn's investigative skills are put to the test when she is sent off on her first mission posing as a maid in a wealthy merchant's home. Quinn is a headstrong and passionate protagonist who leads you through a thrilling mystery!

The Wedding Date Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399587665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - January 30th, 2018

A fun, easy read to wind down the summer with before heading back into the fall routine. It follows the lives of two strangers who fall hard and fast for each other at a wedding only to realize their feelings once they have parted ways. Guillory creates a sexy and all consuming romance between the two protagonists that is sure to capture the hearts of readers everywhere. I couldn't put it down!