Readers Advisor

Readers Advisor

I’m Mary K.–librarian, mom, blogger, reader. I believe there’s no such thing as too many books–if you do, too, you’re in the right place! Browse this page for great finds from across our collection. What will you read next?

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Best Books in October Print Email

Jacket covers of three of the books in this list - The Middlesteins, The Finish, and Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore

Searching for your next read?  These titles from Amazon's best books list for the month for October represent a nice variety of nonfiction and fiction.  Those with asterisks are also available in downloadable formats at the WA Anytime Library (click on the astericks to be linked to the downloadable format).

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe *
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan *
The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden by Mark Bowden
The Round House: A Novel by Louise Erdrich
Live by Night: A Novel by Dennis Lehane *
The Middlesteins: A Novel by Jami Attenberg
Back to Blood: A Novel by Tom Wolfe *
America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert
Debut Spotlight: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel by Robin Sloan *