Staff Selections


Each month, Beaumont Library District staff members offer recommendations on some of their favorite books & DVD’s. 

Find out what the staff recommends each month by viewing the list below.

Some recommendations are recent releases, while others have stood the test of time. 

Each recommendation is followed by a comment on why the title was suggested. 

Click on the image to see if the item is available to check out!

  1. July 2021
  2. August 2021
  3. September 2021
  4. October 2021


Recommended by Allison


A classic British mystery.

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1918 flu pandemic, love, and loss.

Recommended by Annyah

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Emotional and thought provoking with character you care about.

Recommended by Bronwyn

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A fictional yet poignant look from the viewpoint of conjoined sisters.

Recommended by Devon

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Philosophical sci-fi short stories that make you think for far longer than they took to read.

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The definitive post-cyberpunk novel. Equal parts prescient, funny, & very, very smart.

Recommended by The Director

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A great story that became a major motion picture with Tom Hanks.

Recommended by Jasmine

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This book was a spooky, dark and magical ride set in 1950's Mexico.

Recommended by Julia

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Highlights the contributions of the female resistance fighters in WWII.

Recommended by Sarah

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Think "The Matrix" meets "Black Mirror" and Amazon original "The Wilds."

Recommended by Tamara

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Love combination of author's running journey and vegan journey/recipes.

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Interesting graphic novel which shows the consequences of getting a second chance at life.