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General RecommendationsNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalists
Created on: Jan 21, 2022
The National Book Critics Circle Awards, founded in 1974 at the Algonquin Hotel and considered among the most prestigious in Am...
General RecommendationsChampions of Human Rights
Created on: Jan 18, 2022
As celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr day, here is a small collection of the libraries current offerings about human rights ...
General RecommendationsCivil Rights: More Than a History Lesson
Created on: Jan 13, 2022
This mix of middle grade fiction explores the American civil rights movement both past and present.
General RecommendationsHitting The Road
Created on: Jan 09, 2022
Road trips full of emotional turmoil and beautiful landscapes, because sometimes life is about the journey and not the destinat...
General RecommendationsRogues' Gallery: Villains in the Spotlight
Created on: Jan 06, 2022
Movies and television programs with iconic, compelling villains who steal the show. Find all of these titles and more on displa...
General RecommendationsRoyal Romances
Created on: Jan 06, 2022
Looking to get swept away into a world of princes, princesses, royalty, and romance? Check out these royally romantic reads!
Topic GuideJoan Didion: Literary Icon
Created on: Dec 23, 2021
Joan Didion wrote novels, essays, screenplays, and helped create the 'new journalism' style of reporting and writing. She is m...
General RecommendationsHave You RED this Book?
Created on: Dec 18, 2021
Between the recent release of the album Red (Taylor's Version) and the holiday season, the Westport Branch felt an all red book...
General RecommendationsGQ's Best Books of Literary Journalism of the 21st Century
Created on: Dec 15, 2021
General RecommendationsFamily, Betrayal, and True Crime
Created on: Dec 11, 2021
The holidays can be a trying time and sometimes it feels impossible to get along with family. These true stories show it could ...
General RecommendationsHallmark made Christmas books into Movies!
Created on: Dec 09, 2021
Looking for a Christmas special? Read the book then watch the movie? Or the Movie first? Book only? How ever you choose we have...
Genre GuideMemoirs: Step Into a New Perspective
Created on: Dec 04, 2021
Need an escape from your own life? Step into a memoir and experience life from another person's perspective. These titles range...
General RecommendationsKCPL Staff Favorites of 2021--Fiction
Created on: Dec 02, 2021
At Kansas City Public Library the staff read a plethora of books! Here's a complete list of our favorites. Maybe you'll find a ...
General RecommendationsChapter Books to Read Aloud
Created on: Nov 28, 2021
Looking for a longer book that kids and parents will enjoy? Look no further! These books are appropriate for a variety of ages.
General RecommendationsBody Positive YA Books
Created on: Nov 23, 2021
16 YA Books On Fat Acceptance That Are Worth Reading!
General RecommendationsBooks Published the Week of November 15th 2021
Created on: Nov 15, 2021
Topic GuideAll I think about are LEAVES
Created on: Nov 11, 2021
'Tis the season! If you love leaves, you may enjoy these! From books about leaves and the trees they belong to, to books wit...
General RecommendationsThe Books the Goddard School in Kansas Wants Removed
Created on: Nov 10, 2021
From KCUR.Org "Jaime Prothro, Wichita’s director of libraries, said there’s an increase in challenges to library purchases...
General RecommendationsBooks Published the Week of Oct 26th
Created on: Oct 26, 2021
General RecommendationsFALL in love
Created on: Oct 25, 2021
A list of Autumn romances.
General RecommendationsWitchy Vibes
Created on: Oct 23, 2021
Do you believe in magic? These books will put you under a spell!
General RecommendationsChilling Reads
Created on: Oct 21, 2021
Another list to add goose bumps and spine tingles.
General RecommendationsSquad Goals
Created on: Oct 21, 2021
These books feature the power of friendship and friend groups you’ll wish you could be a part of.
General RecommendationsShameless Cheesy Vampire Books
Created on: Oct 04, 2021
Exactly what's on the tin. Do you love a good vampire story, especially one with some romance? The more campy, the better? We'v...
General RecommendationsClassic Mysteries & Spooky Stories
Created on: Oct 03, 2021
Get into the spirit of the season with these classic titles!