Staff: KENDRA'S PICKS

KENDRA'S PICKSKendra likes mysteries, historical fiction and contemporary romance as well as puzzles and activity books.

OCTOBER 21, 2020: Kendra's pick this week is the new legal thriller by John Grisham, "A Time for Mercy". Jake Brigance, the hero from "Time to Kill" is back to represent a 16 year old boy and save him from the death penalty. Grisham fans will not be disappointed by this great courtroom drama

OCTOBER 14, 2020: Kendra's picks this week are some fun Halloween books for the young ones in your life! 

OCTOBER 7, 2020: Kendra's picks this week are the new record books that adults and children enjoy pouring over. "Guinness World Records 2021" and Ripley's Believe It or Not Mind Blown! All True & New" 

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020:Kendra's pick this week is Montauk, a historical romance by Nicola Harrison. Set in 1938, Bea is spending "twelve weeks sequestered with other high-society wives at the Montauk Manor, a two-hundred year-old seaside hotel while her husband dallies in his 'extra curricular activities.'"

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020: Kendra's picks this week are new unincorn books for unicorn lovers in your life!
The Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns (Hardcover) By Selwyn E. Phipps, Aitch (Illustrator), Oana Befort (Illustrator), Rae Ritchie (Illustrator), Zanna Goldhawk (Illustrator), Harry Goldhawk (Illustrator)

A Unicorn Named Sparkle and the Pumpkin Monster (Hardcover) by Amy Young

SEPTEMBER 16, 2020: Kendra's picks this week feature some classic and great "horse" stories for middle grade through teens.

Misty of Chincoteague (Paperback) By Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)

Black Beauty (Puffin Classics) (Paperback) By Anna Sewell, Meg Rosoff (Introduction by)

Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum (Classic Seuss) (Hardcover) By Dr. Seuss, Andrew Joyner (Illustrator)

Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero (Paperback) By Patricia McCormick, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020: Kendra recommends these brand new titles from these favorite authors.

Robert B. Parker's Fool's Paradise (A Jesse Stone Novel #19) (Hardcover) By Mike Lupica; Squeeze Me: A novel (Hardcover) By Carl Hiaasen; One by One (Hardcover) By Ruth Ware

 

SEPTEMBER 2, 2020: Kendra's pick:  New memoir from Scituate native Nick Flynn.

This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire: A Memoir (Hardcover) By Nick Flynn

AUGUST 26, 2020: Kendra says:  Everyone loves a good road trip!

Around the World in Eighty Days (Puffin Classics) (Paperback) By Jules Verne

The Getaway Girls: A hilarious feel good summer read (Paperback) By Dee MacDonald

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper (Paperback) By Phaedra Patrick

AUGUST 19, 2020: Kendra recommends books about books!

The Little Bookshop on the Seine (Paperback) By Rebecca Raisin

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek (Paperback) By Kim Michele Richardson

The Library Book (Paperback) By Susan Orlean

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library (Paperback) By Chris Grabenstein

AUGUST 12, 2020: Kendra recommends seek and find books for hours of fun and learning. Readers can learn new concepts and fun facts as well as develop observation skills.

Where's Waldo (a favorite classic),

My Big Wimmelbook—A Day at the Zoo (My Big Wimmelbooks) (Board book)

Looky Looky. Things That Go

Hide & Seek Boston

AUGUST 5, 2020: Nothing like a good crossword puzzle on a lazy summer day.

Cross Word Puzzles for Clever Kids by Trip Payne

Easy-to-Please Crosswords by Randall J. Hartman

Sleepy Sunday Crosswords edited by Stanley Newman

Pajama Weekend Crosswords edited by Stanley Newman

Cross Word Puzzles for Clever Kids by Trip Payne

JULY 29, 2020: Some favorite historical fiction novels now in paperback.

The Only Woman in the Room (Paperback) By Marie Benedict

The Last Train to Key West (Paperback) By Chanel Cleeton

The Glass Ocean: A Novel (Paperback) By Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen White

JULY 22, 2020: Classic murder mysteries.  

Rebecca (Paperback) By Daphne Du Maurier

The Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Collins Classics) (Paperback) By Edgar Allan Poe

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Puffin Classics) (Paperback) By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie

JULY 14, 2020: Fun beach reads with a little romance!

It Started with a Secret (Paperback) By Jill Mansell

500 Miles from You: A Novel (Paperback) By Jenny Colgan

The Summer Deal: A Novel (Paperback) By Jill Shalvis

A Time for Mercy (Jake Brigance #3) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385545969
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - October 13th, 2020

Room on the Broom Push-Pull-Slide Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110409
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Dial Books - August 25th, 2020

Little Blue Truck's Halloween Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780544772533
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2016

2000 Stickers Super Scary Activity Book: 36 Spooktacular Activities! Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781680528664
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Parragon - June 16th, 2020

Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Mind Blown (ANNUAL #17) Cover Image
By Ripley's Believe It Or Not! (Compiled by)
$28.95
ISBN: 9781609913397
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ripley Publishing - September 29th, 2020

Guinness World Records 2021 Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781913484002
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Guinness World Records - October 6th, 2020

Montauk: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250301789
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 9th, 2020

The Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns Cover Image
By Selwyn E. Phipps, Aitch (Illustrator), Oana Befort (Illustrator), Rae Ritchie (Illustrator), Zanna Goldhawk (Illustrator), Harry Goldhawk (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250251879
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 1st, 2019

A Unicorn Named Sparkle and the Pumpkin Monster Cover Image
By Amy Young, Amy Young (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374308506
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 14th, 2020

Misty of Chincoteague Cover Image
By Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416927839
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - December 26th, 2006

Black Beauty (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
By Anna Sewell, Meg Rosoff (Introduction by)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780141321035
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 27th, 2008

Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
By Dr. Seuss, Andrew Joyner (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399559129
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero Cover Image
By Patricia McCormick, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062292605
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - September 15th, 2020

Robert B. Parker's Fool's Paradise (A Jesse Stone Novel #19) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525542087
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 8th, 2020

Squeeze Me: A novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781524733452
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - August 25th, 2020

One by One Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781501188817
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - September 8th, 2020

This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 25th, 2020

Around the World in Eighty Days (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780141366296
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - October 11th, 2016

The Getaway Girls: A hilarious feel good summer read Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781786814791
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bookouture - July 30th, 2018

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778319801
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - January 31st, 2017

The Little Bookshop on the Seine Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781335012500
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hqn - January 7th, 2020

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492671527
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

The Library Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780307931474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling - June 24th, 2014

Where's Waldo? Cover Image
By Martin Handford, Martin Handford (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536210651
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Candlewick - November 12th, 2019

My Big Wimmelbook—A Day at the Zoo (My Big Wimmelbooks) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781615196296
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: The Experiment - November 12th, 2019

Looky Looky Little One Things That Go Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781728214108
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Wonderland - August 1st, 2020

Hide and Seek Boston Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781492684220
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Sourcebooks Wonderland - September 1st, 2019

Crossword Puzzles for Clever Kids, Volume 1 Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781454924821
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puzzlewright Junior - June 6th, 2017

Easy-To-Please Crosswords (Easy Crosswords) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781454935131
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puzzlewright - November 5th, 2019

Sleepy Sunday Crosswords Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781454929826
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Puzzlewright - April 7th, 2020

Pajama Weekend Crosswords (Sunday Crosswords) Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781454929819
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Puzzlewright - April 2nd, 2019

The Only Woman in the Room Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781492666899
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 6th, 2019

The Last Train to Key West Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451490889
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - June 16th, 2020

The Glass Ocean: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062642462
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 10th, 2019

Rebecca Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780380730407
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 5th, 2006

The Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Collins Classics) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780008329501
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Collins - June 11th, 2019

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Judith Kerr (Contributions by)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780141329390
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - January 12th, 2012

And Then There Were None Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062073488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - March 29th, 2011

It Started with a Secret Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781728211053
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - June 2nd, 2020

500 Miles from You: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062911247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 9th, 2020

The Summer Deal: A Novel (The Wildstone Series #5) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062897916
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 2nd, 2020