Plano Reads: Selfie Book Talk, Episode #21
Your Plano Public Library staff are virtually recommending their favorite reads.
Continue reading for a list of these titles, with additional read-alikes you can check out.
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Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Available as: Print | Large Print | eBook | eAudiobook
Recommended by: Sarah O. at Haggard Library
Description: A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup.
Daisy Jones & the Six Read-alikes:
Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell, available as: Print | eBook | eAudiobook
Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau, available as: Print | eBook
Modern Lovers by Emma Straub, available as: Print | eBook | eAudiobook | Playaway | CD Book
Pssst! by Adam Rex
Available as: Print
Recommended by: Erik K. at Parr Library
Genre: Juvenile fiction
Description: The animals at the zoo have some unusual requests for a little girl who goes to visit.
Where’s Walrus? by Stephen Savage, available as: Print
I am Not a Chair by Ross Burach, available as: Print
This Book Just Ate My Dog! by Richard Byrne, available as: Print
Author Tillie Walden
Recommended by: Abby M. at Davis Library
Genre: Young adult graphic novel
Description: Tillie Walden writes graphic novels featuring characters coming of age in settings both realistic and speculative, featuring themes of identity and family.
Tillie Walden Read-alikes:
Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu
Available as: Print | eBook | eAudiobook
Recommended by: Stephanie T. at Davis Library
Description: Willis Wu doesn’t perceive himself as the protagonist in his own life: he’s merely Generic Asian Man. Sometimes he gets to be Background Oriental Making a Weird Face or even Disgraced Son, but always he is relegated to a prop. Yet every day, he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace restaurant, where he’s a bit player in a procedural cop show.
Interior Chinatown Read-alikes:
The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao, available as: Print
If You See Me, Don’t Say Hi by Neel Patel, available as: Print | eBook
Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar, available as: Print | eBook | Spanish edition
Conventionally Yours by Annabeth Albert
Recommended by: Ellen S. at Schimelpfenig Library
Description: When mortal enemies are stuck together on a cross-country road trip to the biggest fan convention of their lives, their infamous rivalry takes a backseat as an unexpected connection is forged.
Conventionally Yours Read-alikes:
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston, available as: Print | eBook | eAudiobook
Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall, available as: Print | eBook | eAudiobook
The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun, available as: Print | eBook