Tag Archives: thrillers

Teen Book Picks

I love recommending books and as I have said before, it is so hard to choose just one to recommend! So I thought I would try something new for this month’s teen book pick. Here are ten quotes from ten different books that I loved reading this summer and definitely recommend adding to your to be read pile. Want to know more about each of these books? Then click on the title to read more about it in our catalog.

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Teen Book Picks: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Upside of Unrequited, & Death Cloud

Are you ready for summer? Do you have your sunglasses, sunscreen, fidget spinners, summer reading logs, and books to read? I can’t help you with the first three, but I can help you with reading logs and some summer reading recommendations. First things first, you can register online or in person at the library for summer reading. We have lots of free books and other prizes that you can win. It is pretty awesome. Now I couldn’t choose just one book to recommend for June, so here are three fun books to read this summer!

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Thriller Author Carter Wilson: Book Launch and Author Talk

Carter Wilson and RevelationJoin us at the Library on Thursday, February 9 at 6 pm, for Carter Wilson’s book launch event. Wilson presents his most recent book, Revelation, currently #1 on the Denver Post Local Bestsellers List. His book will be available for purchase.

Revelation, a dark thriller that explores the mind of a sociopath, begins its suspense-filled ride with the opening words of the novel:

“When Harden Campbell wakes cold and beaten in a dirt-floor cell, he finds only three other things in the room with him: the mutilated body of his good friend, an ancient typewriter, and a stack of blank paper, the top sheet of which has a single, typed sentence. ‘Tell me a story .'” Continue reading Thriller Author Carter Wilson: Book Launch and Author Talk

Espionage Thrillers

Sometimes librarians get tunnel vision when we recommend books, depending on our interests.  Act of War by Brad ThorI know NOTHING about spy thrillers, but I can read the chalk signals on a mailbox well enough to tell that a lot of you out there read them, and want more. So, here are two resources to try (I just may give some of the recommendations a spin myself)…

Looking for a different take on espionage? Try the nonfiction book The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure & Betrayal about the secret agent sometimes called the “blonde Bond” (soon to be portrayed on the big screen by Jennifer Lawrence).

If we don’t have something you read about, stop in to request it, or fill out this online request form!