Reading Recommendations

Find your next read!

MyLibrarian

Your personal reading advisor. Let us know what you like, and we’ll send you a personalized reading list from whichever Berlin-Peck librarian you choose.

See All MyLibrarians

Themed Book Lists

Berlin-Peck Staff Picks

Check out our favorite books, hand picked by Berlin-Peck librarians and staff!
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: AWESOME AUDIOBOOKS
A Man Called OveFredrik Backman
Artemis Andy Weir
BeartownFredrik Backman
BecomingMichelle Obama
Born a Crime Trevor Noah
CalypsoDavid Sedaris
Career of EvilRobert Galbraith
Crimson LakeCandice Fox
Dopesick Beth Macy
Educated Tara Westover
End of Watch Stephen King
Finders Keepers Stephen King
Good Neighbor Maxwell King
Home Julie Andrews
HomegoingYaa Gyasi
I'll Be Gone in the Dark Michelle McNamara
In PiecesSally Field
Lethal WhiteRobert Galbraith
Pet Sematary Stephen King
The Cuckoo's CallingRobert Galbraith
The Great AloneKristin Hannah
The Hate U GiveAngie Thomas
The One Man Andrew Gross
The SilkwormRobert Galbraith
There There Tommy Orange
TranscriptionKate Atkinson
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: BETTER LIVING
Radical Candor Kim Malone Scott
The Cozy Life Pia Edberg
The Curated Closet Anuschka Rees
We Need to Talk Celeste Anne Headlee
What Would Buddha Say? Barbara Ann Kipfer
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: BIOGRAPHY
Becoming Dr. Seuss Brian Jay Jones
Code Name Larry Loftis
Dutch Girl Robert Matzen
EdisonEdmund Morris
First Evan Thomas
Hollywood's Eve Lili Anolik
House of Dreams Liz Rosenberg
Lady First Amy S. Greenberg
Our Man George Packer
Serving the Servant Danny Goldberg
Spearhead Adam Makos
The Kennedy Heirs J. Randy Taraborrelli
The Contender William J. Mann
The Mastermind Evan Ratliff
Young Castro Jonathan M. Hansen
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: BOOK CLUB PICKS
A Walk Across the SunCorban Addison
Atonement Ian McEwan
Born a Crime Trevor Noah
Chemistry Weike Wang
Finding Dorothy Elizabeth Letts
I Will Always Write Back Caitlin Alifirenka
Lilac Girls Martha Hall Kelly
The Last Mrs. Parrish Liv Constantine
The One ManAndrew Gross
The Space Between UsThrity N. Umrigar
The Summer WivesBeatriz Williams
The Sun Does Shine Anthony Ray Hinton
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: BOOKS TO MAKE YOU CRY
A Dog's PurposeW. Bruce Cameron
Eleanor & ParkRainbow Rowell
I Liked My LifeAbby Fabiaschi
It Ends with UsColleen Hoover
Me Before You Jojo Moyes
One DayDavid Nicholls
Only ChildRhiannon Navin
What Remains Carole Radziwill
WonderR. J. Palacio
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: BRITISH SUSPENSE
DisclaimerRenee Knight
I Found You Lisa Jewell
The Silent PatientAlex Michaelides
The WidowFiona Barton
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: CELEBRITY MEMOIR
Born a Crime Trevor Noah
BossypantsTina Fey
Dirty Daddy Bob Saget
Home Julie Andrews
Naturally TanTan France
Neil Patrick Harris Neil Patrick Harris
Over the Top Jonathan Van Ness
Troublemaker Leah Remini
WildflowerDrew Barrymore
Yes PleaseAmy Poehler
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS
Bark, GeorgeJules Feiffer
Blue EthelJennifer Black Reinhardt
Firefighter Duckies!Frank W. Dormer
Interrupting ChickenDavid Ezra Stein
Moo!David LaRochelle
Skippyjon JonesJudith Byron Schachner
Tap the Magic TreeChristie Matheson
The LibrarySarah Stewart
We're All WondersR. J. Palacio
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: FANTASY
Anansi BoysNeil Gaiman
ElevationStephen King
Highfire Eoin Colfer
Jane, UnlimitedKristin Cashore
NeverwhereNeil Gaiman
Spinning SilverNaomi Novik
StardustNeil Gaiman
The Girl in the Tower Katherine Arden
UprootedNaomi Novik
While Beauty SleptElizabeth Canning Blackwell
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: GRAPHIC NOVELS
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: GREAT FICTION
A Man Called Ove Fredrik Backman
A Window Opens Elisabeth Egan
Accidents of Marriage Randy Susan Meyers
Another Brooklyn Jacqueline Woodson
AttachmentsRainbow Rowell
Beartown Fredrik Backman
Becoming Mrs. Lewis Patti Callahan Henry
Britt-Marie Was Here Fredrik Backman
Chemistry Weike Wang
Everybody's Son Thrity N. Umrigar
Fox 8 George Saunders
How to Walk AwayKatherine Center
Imagine Me Gone Adam Haslett
Moonglow Michael Chabon
SoldPatricia McCormick
The Buffalo Soldier Chris Bohjalian
The Night OceanPaul LaFarge
The Same Sky Amanda Eyre Ward
The Story Hour Thrity N. Umrigar
The Two-family HouseLynda Cohen Loigman
Us Against You Fredrik Backman
What Alice ForgotLiane Moriarty
Young Jane Young Gabrielle Zevin
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: HIGH SCHOOL NUTMEG 2020
American StreetIbi Aanu Zoboi
Beartown Fredrik Backman
Goodbye Days Jeff Zentner
Long Way DownJason Reynolds
Moxie Jennifer Mathieu
Radio SilenceAlice Oseman
The Cruel PrinceHolly Black
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: HISTORICAL FICTION
Atonement Ian McEwan
Calling Me HomeJulie Kibler
Code Name VerityElizabeth Wein
Lilac Girls Martha Hall Kelly
MudboundHillary Jordan
Next Year in HavanaChanel Cleeton
Ross Poldark Winston Graham
The Paris Wife Paula McLain
The AbsolutistJohn Boyne
The House at Tyneford Natasha Solomons
The Kitchen HouseKathleen Grissom
The NightingaleKristin Hannah
The One ManAndrew Gross
The Sandcastle GirlsChris Bohjalian
The UndertakingAudrey Magee
While We're Far ApartLynn N. Austin
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: HISTORY & STATECRAFT
Climate of Hope Michael Bloomberg
Gumption Nick Offerman
Why Wall Street MattersWilliam D. Cohan
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: HORROR & SPOOKY STORIES
AraratChristopher Golden
Bird BoxJosh Malerman
Bone WhiteRonald Damien Malfi
Dead of Night Jonathan Maberry
Final Girls Riley Sager
Fragile Things Neil Gaiman
Last DaysAdam L. G. Nevill
Sleeping Beauties Stephen King
The Descent Jeff Long
The Lesser DeadChristopher Buehlman
The Ruins Scott Smith
The StandStephen King
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: INTERMEDIATE NUTMEG 2020
EstrangedEthan M. Aldridge
FuzzyTom Angleberger
Save Me a SeatSarah Weeks
The JumbiesTracey Baptiste
Unbound Ann E. Burg
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: MEMOIRS
BecomingMichelle Obama
Black is the Body Emily Bernard
Blood Allison Moorer
Call the Midwife Jennifer Worth
Five Days Gone Laura Cumming
Here We Are Aarti Namdev Shahani
I Will Always Write Back Caitlin Alifirenka
In Pain Travis N. Rieder
Permanent RecordEdward J. Snowden
Solitary Albert Woodfox
Survival Math Mitchell S. Jackson
Tell Me More Kelly Corrigan
The Beneficiary Janny Scott
The Salt PathRaynor Winn
The Sun Does Shine Anthony Ray Hinton
The Undying Anne Boyer
The Yellow HouseSarah M. Broom
Unfollow Megan Phelps-Roper
Wild Game Adrienne Brodeur
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: MYSTERIES AND THRILLERS
Dark PlacesGillian Flynn
Darktown Thomas Mullen
Her Every FearPeter Swanson
In the WoodsTana French
Not a SoundHeather Gudenkauf
The ChildFiona Barton
The Ex Alafair Burke
The ForceDon Winslow
The Wife Between UsGreer Hendricks
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: POPULAR SCIENCE
Blink Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point Malcolm Gladwell
Thing Explainer Randall Munroe
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: ROMANTIC BOOKS
All Your Perfects Colleen Hoover
Forever, Interrupted Taylor Jenkins Reid
Ghosted Rosie Walsh
Miss You Kate Eberlen
November 9Colleen Hoover
On Second ThoughtKristan Higgins
The Light We LostJill Santopolo
The Royal WeHeather Cocks
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: SCIENCE FICTION
AfterlifeMarcus Sakey
Artemis FowlEoin Colfer
Children of the New World Alexander Weinstein
Dark Matter Blake Crouch
Eleanor Jason Gurley
HabitatSimon Roy
Ready Player OneErnest Cline
Station ElevenEmily St. John Mandel
The FoldPeter Clines
The Martian Andy Weir
Walkaway Cory Doctorow
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: STRONG WOMEN
Burial Rites Hannah Kent
Mary CoinMarisa Silver
Push Sapphire
Saints for All OccasionsJ. Courtney Sullivan
Serena Ron Rash
SomeoneAlice McDermott
The End of Always Randi Davenport
The PromiseAnn Weisgarber
True SistersSandra Dallas
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: TEEN FANTASY
Ballad Maggie Stiefvater
CaravalStephanie Garber
ChaliceRobin McKinley
FrostbloodElly Blake
GracelingKristin Cashore
Revenge of the WitchJoseph Delaney
SabrielGarth Nix
ShadowsRobin McKinley
ShiverMaggie Stiefvater
The Alchemyst Michael Scott
The DivinersLibba Bray
The Last MagicianLisa Maxwell
The OutcastsJohn Flanagan
The Ruins of GorlanJohn Flanagan
Throne of GlassSarah J. Maas
TruthwitchSusan Dennard
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: TEEN FAVORITES
BERLIN-PECK PICKS: TEEN NUTMEG 2020
City of Saints & ThievesNatalie C. Anderson
Click'dTamara Ireland Stone
Defy the StarsClaudia Gray
FrostbloodElly Blake
Girls Made of Snow and GlassMelissa Bashardoust
IllegalEoin Colfer
Midnight Without a MoonLinda Williams Jackson
Piecing Me TogetherRenée Watson
PostedJohn David Anderson