All libraries are closed until further notice. No late fines will be assessed for overdue items, and you can return materials when libraries reopen. COVID-19 response and resources.
Todas las bibliotecas están cerradas hasta nuevo aviso. Más información.

Print this page

lapl reads


3 new book covers
Daryl M., November 12, 2019

At Check These Out!, each month you will find a few recently published or upcoming titles that are worth “checking out” from the library.

Kelli Estes and her latest novel, Today We Go Home
Daryl M., November 07, 2019

Kelli Estes lived in the deserts of eastern Washington state and Arizona before settling in the Seattle area, which she loves so much she plans to forever live near the water.

Scott Thomas and his latest novel, Violet
Daryl M., October 31, 2019

Scott Thomas’ debut novel, Kill Creek, is a classic “haunted house” updated for the 21st Century. It is also a love letter to the horror genre, its authors and readers.

Shaun Hamill and his first novel, A Cosmology of Monsters
Daryl M., October 24, 2019

Shaun Hamill is a native of Arlington, Texas. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in the dark woods of Alabama with his wife, his in-laws, and his dog.

Jennifer Giesbrecht and her first book, The Monster of Elendhaven
Daryl M., October 17, 2019

Jennifer Giesbrecht is a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia where she earned an undergraduate degree in history, spent her formative years as a professional street performer, and developed a deep and reverent respect for the oc

Rhys Thomas and his new novel, The Secret Life of Sam Holloway
Daryl M., October 10, 2019

Rhys Thomas is the author of The Suicide Club and On the Third Day. He lives in Cardiff, Wales, with his partner and three cats.

3 new book covers
Daryl M., October 09, 2019

At Check These Out!, each month you will find a few recently published or upcoming titles that are worth “checking out” from the library.

Sarah David-Goff and her debut novel, Last Ones Left Alive
Daryl M., October 03, 2019

Sarah Davis-Goff was born and lives in Dublin. Her writing has been published in the Irish Times, the Guardian and LitHub.

red orange yellow flames with banned books
Sheryn Morris, September 21, 2019

Over the centuries, various forms of expression have been banned or destroyed, and their creators have been censored, imprisoned, tortured, killed, exiled.

Dahlia Adler and her book His Hideous Heart
Daryl M., September 19, 2019

Dahlia Adler is an associate editor of mathematics by day, a blogger for B&N Teens, LGBTQ Reads, and Frolic by night, and an author of young adult and new adult novels at every spare moment in between.