Reader's Roundtable Episode 18: Standout Titles and TeenTober featuring Haslett Teen Advisory Group!

October 2019 Readers Roundtable

CADL Collection Development Specialists Cheryl and Jessica chat about new standouts in this high publishing season, while Marisela chats with the teens from the Haslett Teen Advisory Group.


Jessica’s Picks

How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones

The Library of the Unwritten by J. A. Hackwith

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

What It Might Feel Like to Hope by Dorene O’Brien

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Cheryl’s Picks

Cheryl talked about Milkweed Editions as a non-profit publisher.

Late Migrations:  A Natural History of Love and Loss by Margaret Renkl

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Goodbye, Vitamin: A Novel by Rachel Khong

Small Animals:  Parenthood in the Age of Fear by Kim Brooks

Aquicorn Cove; The Tea Dragon Festival; and The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill

Rules for Visiting: A Novel by Jessica Francis Kane

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We also mentioned the Indie Next List as a source for finding great coming titles.

ALA’s new TeenTober


Mari G. and the Haslett Teen Advisory Group

The Key to Happily Ever After by Tif Marcelo

1984 by George Orwell

Frankly in Love by David Yoon

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan

The Arc of a Scythe series by Neal Shusterman