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2023 Staff Picks | Becky Van Den Berg

Becky Van Den Berg, Young Adult Services Manager


A book cover titled "STARTER VILLAIN" by John Scalzi, featuring a cat with a suit and tie, with text "Meet the new boss."

Starter Vilain by John Scalzi

This book is so much fun, and I want to live in a world where I have my own criminal mastermind talking cat henchman!


A book cover titled "None of This Is True" by Lisa Jewell with praise from Lucy Foley.

None of This is True by Lisa Jewel

Jewel’s mystery books are all worth the read. If you are a fan of true crime and true crime podcasts this book is a terrific companion!


A book cover titled "All Hallows" by Christopher Golden, featuring eerie orange eyes amongst dark branches.

All Hallows by Christopher Golden

This is the perfect Halloween read, especially if haunted forests and demon/ghosts are your brand of scary!