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Recommendations and New Materials

What We're...   


Sandwich by Catherine Newman (fiction/ family life)

I've Tried Being Nice by Ann Leary (essays)

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarity (fiction/ family life)

Sipsworth by Simon Van Booy (fiction/ friendship)

Cooking in Real Life by Lidey Hueck (cookbooks)

Take Back Your Brain: How a Sexist Society Gets in Your Head and How to Get It Out by Kara Loewentheil (nonfiction)

The Measure by Nikki Erlick (magical realism)

The Cliffs by J. Courtney Sullivan (fiction/ women)

Kids/ Young Adult:

When Rosie Walks George by Amy Hest (picture book)

The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants by Phillip Bunting (nonfiction picture book)

Dogtown by Katherine Applegate (chapter book)

The Great Puptective by Alina Tysoe (juvenile graphic novel)

Clever Creatures of the Night by Samantha Mabry (young adult fiction)

This Book Won't Burn by Samira Ahmed (young adult fiction)


Tortured Poets Department by Taylor Swift (CD music)


Dr. Caligari (horror)

The Beekeeper (thriller/ action adventure)

Lists, lists, and LISTS!

If you are interested in reading a different genre or looking for other books in your favorite genre, below are some reading lists to try. Just click on the list you're interested in.





Historical Reading List

Fantasy Reading List

Horror Reading List

Christian Reading List

Web Resources

LibraryReads–Monthly lists of recommendations from librarians.

Maine Writers Index--Searchable database of Maine writers

NoveList–A database that can help you find your next great read. You will need your library card information to access this database from home.

Goodreads–Lists, lists, and more lists. A site for recommendations from other readers.

Shelf Awareness-A wonderful resource to find out about new and upcoming releases.

Fantastic Fiction-Sign up to find out when your favorite authors are releasing new books. 

As a Gray Public Library patron, you can use your library card to create a CloudLibrary account. Once you download the app onto a compatible device, you will have access to thousands of downloadable audio and ebooks! If you are ready to get started, just click on the CloudLibrary icon.
Questions? Need some assistance? Give us a call at 657-4110.




Contact Us

Joshua Tiffany, Director 

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Gray, Maine 04039

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