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May We Suggest?This blog provides customized book recommendations to our patrons. To get your own, just fill out the May We Suggest form and you can expect results within 10 days. You can also like May We Suggest on facebook.

Shonen Manga

Looking for some new shonen to read after Naruto, Fairy Tail, and Attack on Titan? Try one of these:

Psyren. Vol. 1, Urban legend by story and art by Toshiaki Iwashiro ; [translation, Camellia Nieh ; lettering, Annaliese Christman]


Magi: the labyrinth of magic. 1 by story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry ; touch-up art & lettering, Stephen Dutro


Assassination classroom. 1, Time for assassination by story and art by Yusei Matsui ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Bryant Turnage ; touch-up & lettering, Stephen Dutro


Blood blockade battlefront. Vol. 1, secret society in the sealed city of magic. by story and art, Yasuhiro Nightow ; translation, Matthew Johnson ; lettering and retouch, Studio Cutie

Gale Courses Begin June 17

Fight the summer slump by learning something new-at your own pace. Gale courses offer 6-week classes in a variety of topics, from graphic design to law (and much more)!

The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, June 17. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these instructor-led courses on our databases page!

Murder Will Out: July 2015

Looking for something new to read?   Check out one of these new authors or Martin Edwards' anthology of Golden Age detectives featuring wonderful stories written during the 1920s-1930s.

What We're Reading: July 2015

Looking for reading/viewing suggestions to earn a Connect Your Summer 2015 badge?  May we suggest:

Living is easy with eyes closed [videodisc] by Outsider Pictures and 6 Sales presents ; produced by Cristina Huete ; written and directed by David Trueba — Around the World:eLectrified


Little men, big world ; Vanity row by W.R. Burnett ; [introduction by Rick Ollerman] — Sleuth It: Super Bookworm


Crack of the bat: a history of baseball on the radio by James R. Walker ; foreword by Pat Hughes — Games On or Curtains Up: Super Bookworm


UTR [videodisc]: under the radar Michigan. Season 2. Disc 1 & 2 by Tom Daldin, host, writer, producer ; Jim Edelman, director, producer ; Eric Tremonti, director — My Mitten: eLectrified


Dragonflies: magnificent creatures of water, air, and land by Pieter van Dokkum — Animal Lover: Super Bookworm

Romantic Comedy Manga

Maid Sama! Vol. 1 by Hiro Fujiwara




Kiss of the rose princess. Volume 1 by story and art by Aya Shouoto ; translation/Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; touch-up art & lettering/Inori Fukuda Trant

Ouran High School Host Club. Vol. 1 by Bisco Hatori


Dengeki Daisy. Vol. 1 by story & art by Kyousuke Motomi


Shugo Chara! Vol. 1 by Peach-Pit ; translated by June Kato ; adapted by David Walsh ; lettered by North Market Street Graphics


Toradora!. Vol. 1 by based on the novels by Yuyuko Takemiya ; manga artwork by Zekkyou ; [translation, Adrienne Beck ; adaptation, Janet Houck ; retouch & lettering, Roland Amago]

Musicians @ the Movies

Jimi [videodisc]: all is by my side by XLrator Media ; Darko Entertainment ; Freeman Film ; Matador Pictures ; Subotica Films ; Bord Scannan na Heireann ; The Irish Film Board ; produced by Sean McKittrick, Jeff Culotta, Danny Bramson, Brandon Freeman, Anthony Burns, Tristan Orpen Lynch, Nigel Thomas ; written and directed by John Ridley — Jimi Hendrix


Walk the line [videodisc] by Fox 2000 Pictures ; Tree Line Films ; Konrad Pictures ; Catfish Productions — Johnny Cash


Get on up [videodisc]: the James Brown story Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present ; a Jagged Films/Brian Grazer production ; in association with Wyolah Films ; produced by Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman ; written by Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth ; directed by Tate TaylorJames Brown


Beyond the sea [videodisc] by Lions Gate Films presents an Archer Street, QI Quality International, Trigger Street production, a Kevin Spacey film — Bobby Darin


Coal miner's daughter [videodisc] by Universal Studios, Inc — Loretta Lynn

Curtains Up! Biographies

Earn your Curtains Up! badge by reading about one of these authors, actors, journalists, artists, or musicians.

George Harrison: behind the locked door by Graeme Thomson


A fine romance by Candice Bergen


Young Eliot: from St. Louis to The waste land by Robert Crawford


A complex fate: William L. Shirer and the American century by Ken Cuthbertson


It's a long story: my life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz


Words without music: a memoir by Philip Glass

Game On!

Earn your Game On: Electrified badge by watching one of these films about the world of games.

Answer this! [videodisc] by Wrekin Hill Entertainment and ; Neka Films present ; produced by Mike Farah, Anna Wenger ; written & directed by Christopher Farah — Trivia games


California split [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a Spelling/Goldberg production of a Robert Altman film ; written by Joseph Walsh ; produced by Robert Altman and Joseph Walsh ; directed by Robert Altman ; a Persky Bright/Reno feature — Poker


The Cincinnati Kid [videodisc] by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Martin Ransohoff production — Poker


The Flamingo kid [videodisc] by ABC Motion Pictures, Inc — Gin rummy


The hustler [videodisc] by Twentieth Century Fox — Billiards

'The Selection' Read-a-Likes

Looking for a book similar to The Selection? Try one of these:

Red queen by Victoria Aveyard


Matched by Ally Condie


The Jewel by Amy Ewing


Shatter me by Tahereh Mafi


Delirium by Lauren Oliver


Beauty queens by Libba Bray


Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Funny Sci-Fi for Teens

Poison by Bridget Zinn


Scorch by Gina Damico


The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud


Paranormalcy by Kiersten White




How to ditch your fairy by Justine Larbalestier


The abused werewolf rescue group by Catherine Jinks

Girl genius omnibus. Volume one, Agatha awakens by Phil & Kaja Foglio