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NYPL Recommends: New & Noteworthy


See which books we can't stop buzzing about! Check out monthly updates about the newest and most exciting titles our librarians are reading right now.

Start Your Reading Year with New Staff Picks

Ready to expand your reading horizons in 2018? Embrace the challenge with our newest round of Staff Picks!Read More ›

NYPL's 10 Best Books of 2017

NYPL staff votes for their favorite books published in 2017.Read More ›

New & Noteworthy: Superhero Stories

Here are a few exceptional new superhero stories. May justice prevail!Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA Fiction, Dog Days Edition

Romance, relationships, action, adventure, Korean dramas, letters to Mars... what more could a YA fan ask for? Read More ›

Staff Picks: Kanopy Streaming Video

Your NYPL card now gives you access to thousands of films via Kanopy. Our staff offers up some of their favorites here. Read More ›

New & Noteworthy: Historical Middle Grade Fiction

Until time travel becomes a reality for us all, fiction is the best way we know to and experience historical times. Here are six exceptional new works of middle grade fiction, all set in times before today.Read More ›

New & Noteworthy: Culturally Diverse Middle Grade

These are exactly the kind of books that will teach our next generation to be accepting and open-minded.Read More ›

New & Noteworthy: Selected Shorts

Check out some new books we recommend in the form of the Short Story Cycle.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA for July

No such thing as summer vacation for great new YA fiction, nonfiction, comics, and graphic novels! Here are the titles for teens that we're most excited about putting on our shelves.Read More ›

New & Noteworthy: Nonfiction for Kids

For all those young readers out there, some great new science writing on the ocean, and the planets, and the moon, and a couple of noteable biographies. Read More ›

New & Noteworthy Nonfiction

If you are looking for a serious book for the beach this season—we hear that is a thing since Lin Manuel Miranda read the Hamilton biography on vacation—here are a few we recommend.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New Poetry for Kids

Poetry is perfect for the youngest readers—great for developing vocabularies and fun for adults to read out loud. Check out some newly published books, all of which can be found in the Library's nonfiction section.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA for June

A cappella, interstellar journeys, high-stakes card games in Sin City, and the Van Gogh brothers? Don't mind if we do! Check out some of our NYPL book experts' newest favorites.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New & Notable: Little Gems

There is something special about a 200-250 page book. The story has a tight scope, the writing is often spare and concise, and the experience of reading it is discrete and memorable. Here are a few little gems we recommend. Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA for May

Great reads for young adults are blossoming like crazy this spring. Check out some of the reads — fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels — that our YA librarians are buzzing about. Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New Picture Books

Picture books are delightful for kids of all ages. Here are a few we think are extra-special. Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New Middle Grade Fiction

I can't stop marveling at the amazing Middle Grade Fiction being published these days. There is something for everyone and here are a few new titles we recommend.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA Nonfiction, April Showers Edition

The great new young-adult titles just keep coming this spring! Check out five exciting true stories for young adults, all published in the last few months.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA Fiction

There is some great new fiction for teens coming out this Spring! Here are a seven titles at the top of our to-read piles here at NYPL. Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: Middle Grade Fiction

NYPL recommends eight new titles for voracious middle grade readers. Read More ›
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