The Medway Library will be closed Monday April 15 in honor of Patriot's Day. We will reopen at 10am on Tuesday April 16. 

The lower level (downstairs) community area will close at 8:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, April 16, 17, & 18th.

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April's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Romance: Bride by Ali Hazelwood

Adult Mystery: A Spell For Trouble by Esme Addison

Adult Nonfiction: Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

Adult Nonfiction: The Costumes of Downton Abbey by Emma Marriott

YA Horror: The Invocations by Krystal Sutherland

YA Fantasy: Daughter of the Bone Forest by Jasmine Skye


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March's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Romance: Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald

Adult Fantasy: The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova

Adult Horror: Episode Thirteen by Craig DiLouie

Adult Memoir: While You Were Out by Meg Kissinger

Adult Nonfiction: Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder by Dacher Keltner

YA Romance: A Fragile Enchantment by Allison Saft

 

February's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Horror: Black Sheep by Rachel Harrison

Adult Fiction: Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo

Adult Fiction: The Ocean and the Stars by Mark Helprin

Adult Science Fiction: Sister, Maiden, Monster by Lucy A. Snyder

Adult Nonfiction: A Strange Life: Selected Essays of Louisa May Alcott

YA Fantasy: So Let Them Burn by Kamilah Cole

 

January's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Fantasy: Mortal Follies by Alexis Hall

Adult Fiction: Class Mom by Laurie Gelman

Adult Horror: Lone Women by Victor LaValle

Adult Memoir: If You Would Have Told Me by John Stamos

Adult Nonfiction: Tasting History by Max Miller

YA Romance: Gwen and Art Are Not in Love by Lex Croucher


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December's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Fiction: The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

Adult Romance: Curves for Days by Laura Moher

Adult Mystery: Mistletoe Murder by Leslie Meier

Adult Nonfiction: The Marvel Cinematic Universe: An Official Timeline

YA Fantasy: The Bewitching Hour by Ashley Poston

YA Graphic Novel: Brooms by Jasmine Walls

 

November's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Fiction: Tom Lake by Ann Patchett (especially the audio book read by Meryl Streep)

Adult Romance: A Nobleman’s Guide to Seducing a Scoundrel by KJ Charles

Adult Romance: Hello Stranger by Katherine Center

Adult Memoir: The Good, Good Pig by Sy Montgomery

Adult Memoir: Unraveling by Peggy Orenstein

YA Contemporary: Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

 

October's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Fantasy: Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas

Adult Romance: Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

Adult Nonfiction: What an Owl Knows by Jennifer Ackerman

Adult Nonfiction: Atomic Habits by James Clear

YA Horror: The Spirit Bares Its Teeth by Andrew Joseph White

YA Graphic Novel: Cosmoknights by Hannah Templer

 

September's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Fantasy: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Adult SciFi: Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

Adult Mystery: Murder on Cape Cod by Maddie Day

Adult Nonfiction: We Were Once a Family by Roxanna Asgarian

YA Myth Retelling: Spin by Rebecca Caprara

YA Manga: Witch Hat Atelier by Kamome Shirahama

 

August's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Fantasy: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

Adult Romance: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Adult Thriller: Lay Your Body Down by Amy Suiter Clarke

Adult Nonfiction: American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird

Adult Nonfiction: Parenting on Earth: A Philosopher's Guide to Doing Right by Your Kids by Elizabeth Cripps

YA Romance: Nick and Charlie by Alice Oseman

YA Horror: The Getaway by Lamar Giles

 

July's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Romance: We Could Be So Good by Cat Sebastian

Adult Romance: Best Served Hot by Amanda Elliot

Adult Nonfiction: Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers by Ben Goldfarb

YA Fanatsy: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

YA Romance: Going Bicoastal by Dahlia Adler

YA Graphic Novel: Nimona by N.D. Stevenson

 

June's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

Adult Thriller: The Therapist by B.A. Paris

Adult Romance: All Rhodes Lead Here by Mariana Zapata

Adult Romance: If You Only Knew by Kristan Higgins

Adult Biography: Finding Freedom by Erin French

Adult Nonfiction: OMFG BEES! by Matt Kracht

YA Romance: Imogen, Obviously by Becky Albertalli

YA Graphic Novel: The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Deya Muniz

Middle Grade: The Sun and the Star by Mark Oshiro and Rick Riordan

 

May's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

YA Fantasy: Spell Bound by F.T. Lukens

YA Graphic Novel: Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

Adult Nonfiction: Welcome to Dragon Talk by Shelly Mazzanoble & Greg Tito

Adult Historical Fiction: The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell

Adult Romance: The Summer House by Jenny Hale

Adult Fiction: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

 

April's Staff Picks

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STAFF PICKS

YA Fantasy: The Wicked Bargain by Gabe Cole Novoa

YA Fantasy: The Sunbearer Trials by Aiden Thomas

Adult Fiction: The Cloisters by Katy Hays

Adult Fiction: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

Adult Fantasy: A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske

Adult Nonfiction: From Strength to Strength by Arthur C. Brooks

YA Graphic Novel: Check, Please! by Ngozi Ukazu