OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

I must betray you / Ruta Sepetys

Romania, 1989. Communist regimes are crumbling across Europe. Seventeen-year-old Cristian Florescu dreams of becoming a writer, but Romanians aren’t free to dream; they are bound by rules and force. Amidst the tyrannical dictatorship of Nicolae Ceau?escu in a country governed by isolation and fear, Cristian is blackmailed by the secret police to become an informer. He’s left with only two choices: betray everyone and everything he loves—or use his position to creatively undermine the most notoriously evil dictator in Eastern Europe….

 
An image form the popular Netflix series, Squid Game, is featured.

Books to Read if you liked Squid Game

FICTION ISAKA
Bullet train : a novel / Kotaro Isaka
Lady Bird, an unlucky assassin, is tasked with grabbing a suitcase from a bullet train from Tokyo to Morioka and exiting at the next stop, but doesn’t realize other dangerous passengers are trying to do the same.  (Also available as an ebook from hoopla.)

FICTION JACKSON
The lottery and other stories / Shirley Jackson
One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century,…

 
Four of the graphic novels featured are shown over a orange background with a comic book graphic indicating they are graphic novels.

GRAPHIC NOVELS TO DISCOVER

Enjoy this collection of outstanding graphic novels. Most are in the Teen Collection but adults will also enjoy these. Also, be sure to download the hoopla app, free in your app stores to find even more graphic novels and comics books available digitally.

GRAPHIC NOVEL TEEN ANDERSON
Speak: the graphic novel / Laurie Halse Anderson
The Speak novel in graphic novel form….