Patron and Staff Picks

Come back often to find new thematic lists of great fiction and non-fiction titles. If you see something that intrigues you, just follow the title link to the Catalog to find out which branches have the book available or place a hold to have it sent to your local branch.

Books All Georgians Should ReadBooks All Georgians Should Read

Some of Georgia's most acclaimed novelists, poets, and nonfiction authors are on the lists of "Books All Georgians Should Read" and "Books All Young Georgians Should Read" as selected by the Georgia Center for the Book, the state's premier literary organization. 

Live Green!Live Green!

Trying to join the green revolution? Want to live healthy, sustainably, and locally? Want to read about the current global warming crisis in historical and scientific context? This reading list may be just what you need. See Complete List

One Life to ReadOne Life to Read

We only have one life to read, so we should read about as many lives as possible. Here's a list of extraordinary, influential, and inspirational figures throughout history, politics, and the arts. Be sure to check it out. See Complete List

Staff PicksStaff Picks

Come see what we've been reading. This section is where you'll find book recommendations from library staff. Also, check out the archives for even more staff picks of yore. Go to Staff Picks

Old stories told anewOld Stories Told Anew

People often say there are only 7 plots in all of literature. While this claim may not be completely true, there is some truth in the idea that the way a story is told may make even the oldest story seem alive and new again. Read these books and rediscover some of your favorite stories all over again! See Complete List

African American FictionAfrican American Fiction

Looking for African American Fiction? Here you'll find a list of African American Contemporary Fiction Authors recommended by our librarians. In addition, you'll also find a list of African American Christian Titles. See Complete List.

killer thrillersKiller Thrillers

Mystery, intrigue, murder! Find out what's lurking around the corner with these edge of your seat reads. See Complete List.