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Monique: Unique premise; thriller; intensifying pace; plot-driven story; dystopian; themes around survival; courageous character; bleak tone; compelling style instagram: @MarionPublicLib twitter: @MarionPublicLib youtube: @MarionPublicLibraryOhio linkedin: @MarionPublicLibraryOhio Marion Public Library 445 East Church Street Marion, Ohio 43302 740-387-0992 Board of Directors Phyllis Butterworth, President Patrick Carey Jennifer Donelson Blake Gates Malcolm Goodman Dana Booker Leslie Schneider Gary Branson Executive Director #staffpicks Madison: Near future dystopian; satirizing prison system; shifting perspectives; well-developed characters Susan: Set in the Edwardian period, high society; fast pace story; multiple strong female protagonists/ characters; revenge heist; intricate plot; engaging writing Jenny: Collection of 8 stories horror; all with an intensifying pace; all character-driven stories; well-developed characters, LGBTQ+ diverse characters Ash: High fantasy; new trilogy; reluctant hero story; lots of world building, heavy use of jargon; bleak but hopeful tone; pagan motifs; themes around corrupt government Watch more extensive reviews on our YouTube channel Check out a full list of books at Please remember you can always place a hold if the book has not arrived yet or is currently checked out. new for young readers