Lexington Staff Picks
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) / Mindy Kaling
Duck! Rabbit! / Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld
You and Me Forever: Marriage In Light of Eternity / Francis Chan and Lisa Chan
|NW / Zadie Smith
Summary: Four Londoners - Leah, Natalie, Felix, and Nathan - try to make adult lives outside of Caldwell, the council estate of their childhood. From private houses to public parks, at work and at play, their London is a complicated place, as beautiful as it is brutal, where the thoroughfares hide the back alleys and taking the high road can sometimes lead you to a dead end.
|Dragons Love Tacos / Adam Rubin
Summary: Explores the love dragons have for tacos, and the dangers of feeding them them anything with spicy salsa.
|The Count of Monte Cristo / Alexandre Dumas
Summary: Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, The Count of Monet Cristo recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantes, a dashing young sailor falsely accused of treason. The story of his long imprisonment, dramatic escape, and carefully wrought revenge offers up a vision of France that has become immortal.
|Sublime / Christina Lauren
Summary: When Lucy walks out of a frozen forest, wearing only a silk dress and sandals, she isn’t sure how she got there. But when she sees Colin, she knows for sure that she’s here for him.
Colin has never been captivated by a girl the way he is by Lucy. With each passing day their lives intertwine, and even as Lucy begins to remember more of her life—and her death—neither of them is willing to give up what they have, no matter how impossible it is. And when Colin finds a way to physically be with Lucy, taking himself to the brink of death where his reality and Lucy’s overlap, the joy of being together for those brief stolen moments drowns out everything in the outside world. But some lines weren’t meant to be crossed…
|I Was Here / Gayle Forman
Summary: In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend's footsteps and makes some startling discoveries.