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Reader's Advisory TeamReading suggestions from Saint Paul Public Library staff.

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This month: Aura picks fantasy and science fiction (and more).

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Past Issues

  • April 2015 - Young Adult and New Adult genre stories.
  • March 2015 - Humorous mysteries, historical fiction and mysteries, children's and teen literature with quirky characters, romantic comedies and suspense.
  • February 2015 - a variety of books, especially by Minnesota authors or books set in Minnesota.
  • January 2015 - Anders from George Latimer Central Library picks 20 fun favorites.
  • December 2014 - Fiction about the immigrant experience.
  • November 2014 - Amy from Merriam Park picks some favorites.
  • October 2014 - Mara from Merriam Park (and Hennepin County Library!) picks her favorites.
  • September 2014 - Novels set in the Southwest.
  • August 2014 - 25 books you might enjoy, selected by the library's Reader's Advisory Committee
  • July 2014 - We like big books.
  • May 2014 - Middle-grade and young adult literature.
  • April 2014 - Books about mountain climbing.
  • March 2014 - The "double-take list": amusing titles that need to be investigated further.
  • February 2014 - Quirky characters and novels.
  • January 2014 - Karen from Rice Street reads 11 books from her home bookshelves.
  • November/December 2013 - Humorous travel memoirs, Minnesota Book Award authors, and other recommended titles.
  • October 2013 - "Teen" books for adults / "Adult" books for teens.
  • August/September 2013 - Book club suggestions.
  • July 2013 - "If Only They Could Talk" -- books with nonhuman narrators.
  • May/June 2013 - "Tartan noir" and Scottish mysteries
  • April 2013 - "Find a Book on Facebook" suggestions.
  • March 2013 - János from Rice Street Library shares some favorite books featuring mystery and travel.
  • February 2013 - Staff favorites.
  • January 2013 - Melissa from Central Library shares her all-time favorite picks for science fiction and fantasy.
  • December 2012 - Heather from Rondo shares books for winter.
  • November 2012 - Jen from Hayden Heights shares young adult nonfiction that both teens and adults will love.
  • October 2012 - Andrea from Central Library shares a list of steampunk books.
  • August/September 2012 - Karen from Rice Street Library shares some favorite "local" books.
  • July 2012 - Doris from Central Library shares "foodie" books.
  • June 2012 - Tracy from Arlington Hills Library shares the first books in some of her favorite book series.
  • April/May 2012 - Therese from the Community & Digital Services office shares great spring reads.
  • March 2012 - Barb from Highland Park Library shares great Scandinavian mysteries.