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Great Choices For Teens

Thanks to fr3shmanal0na for our latest Fave Five!

Whirlwind Trips to Faraway Places

A Fave Five from our Children's, Tween and Teen Department Assistant.

Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
Quirky and fantastical short stories about the stranger parts of suburban life.  Includes a water buffalo and other mysterious places and things.  A must-read just for the pictures.

Can't Miss

Thanks to Drose1976 for another Fave Five!

A Painted House
by John Grisham
This is just simply a great story. Grisham knows how to keep pages turning and this is him at his best.

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Theological Thrillers or Who Said Biblical had to be Boring?

Thanks to Elaine of the Adult Services Department for this great Fave Five!

People of the Book
 by Geraldine Brooks

Favorite Short Stories


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Recommended by Nicole, a former adult reference intern at the Canton Public Library.

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Lad Lit Rocks!!


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Recommended by Lit Lad, a patron of the Canton Public Library.

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Best Friends


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Recommended by Maureen, an adult reference librarian at the Canton Public Library.

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Some Humor, Some Drama, and an Occasional Mystery


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Recommended by Cheryl, a member of the Canton Public Library's Lunch and a Book discussion group.

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Adult Graphic Novels

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The sandman. Vol. 1. Preludes & nocturnes by Neil Gaiman — Series about the Lord of Dreams and his siblings. These books introduced me to graphic novels.

Lucifer. Vol. 1. Devil in the gateway by Mike Carey — Lucifer tries to make changes as the world heads to its possible end. Very intriguing concept.

Romance, Mystery & Adventure


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Recommended by Melissa, a patron of the Canton Public Library.

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Books That Mattered To Me


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Recommended by Chris, a patron of the Canton Public Library

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I Love a Mystery

I wait impatiently for these authors'  next release
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Recommended by Joyce, an adult reference librarian at the Canton Public Library.

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Michael Connelly

Stories So Suspenseful You're Sorry When They're Solved


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Recommended by Elaine, an adult reference librarian at the Canton Public Library.

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Southern Comfort: Favorite Books Set in the Southern United States


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Recommended by Amy, a reference librarian in our Adult Department.

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Mystery Series


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Recommended by Elena, a patron of the Canton Public Library.

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North of the 49th Parallel: Canadian Voices


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Recommended by Barb, formerly a reference librarian in our Adult Department.

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I Only Get To Pick Five??


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Recommended by Deb, a patron of the Canton Public Library.

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Espionage Novels That I Have Enjoyed


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Recommended by Elaine, one of the library's adult reference librarians.

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Books Worth Their Weight - Literally! (over 500 pages)


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Recommended by Kim, one of our adult reference librarians.

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Fabulous Fiction


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Recommended by Emma, one of the pages at the library.

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