What’s Library Popular- February 2021

One of the most interesting things about working in a library is seeing what is or isn’t popular with ‘regular’ readers (readers who aren’t likely wrapped up in the online book community).

I was using the software we have to get some inspiration for putting together a new YA book display. I have to say these aren’t who I would have thought would have been popular (most checked out) authors for the system.

Note: I work in the biggest city in the state but we are still slowly reopening with no seating/programs. That likely influences who is checking out books & what they are reading.

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YA Stand Alone Recommendations

Series are enjoyable. There’s nothing like ‘visiting’ old friends by reading a new installment. Other times, it’s a big time investment to get started on a new series.

Whatever the reason, here are some Young Adult stand alone recommendations that I enjoyed.

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Favorite Books by the Month 2020

Time for a traditional best books of the year post! These are the best book I read in 2020. They weren’t necessarily published in 2020.

Complete with pictures and links for your convenience to add to your TBR.

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Focus On Four: Retellings In SPACE

Focus On Four is a feature where I highlight four books on a particular theme or topic.

Today’s focus is retellings that take place in outer space.

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Focus On Four: Spooky But Not Scary

Focus On Four is a feature where I highlight four books on a particular theme or topic.

In honor of the Halloween season, I’m sharing some spooky reads that aren’t scary.

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