Bob Ethington’s List:
Michel Faber: THE BOOK OF STRANGE NEW THINGS
Anthony Doerr: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE
Hilary Mantel: THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER - STORIES
Haruki Murakami: COLORLESS TSUKURU TAZIAKI AND HIS YEARS OF PILGRIMAGE
Marilynne Robinson: LILA
Deborah Solomon: AMERICAN MIRROR – THE LIFE AND ART OF NORMAN ROCKWELL
Gary Shteyngart: LITTLE FAILURE – A MEMOIR
David Giffels: THE HARD WAY ON PURPOSE – ESSAYS AND DISPATCHES FROM THE RUST BELT
Andrew Roberts: NAPOLEON – A LIFE
Mark Miodownik: STUFF MATTERS – EXPLORING THE MARVELOUS MATERIALS THAT SHAPE OUR MAN-MADE WORLD
Michael Blumenthal: NO HURRY
Jeffrey Harrison: INTO DAYLIGHT
Graphic Novels –
Olivier Schrauwen: ARSENE SCHRAUWEN
Fabien Vehlmann: BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS
Kadir Nelson: BABY BEAR (ages 2-6)
Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti: HANSEL AND GRETEL (ages 6 –up)
Suzanne DeGaetano’s List:
The Lakeview Cemetery: Photographs from Cleveland's Historic Landmark by Barney and Laura Taxel
The Archives Speak: Insights and Images of Ohio Artists from the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
A Century of Free Speech at the City Club of Cleveland by Carol Poh
Found Magazine: The Early Years
Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor by Lynda Barry
Cavalcade of Flight by Ben Small
World War 3 Illustrated: 1979-2014 Anthology of an iconic political/cultural comic book produced from NYC by artists Peter Kuper and Seth Tobocman
American Cornball: A Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Funny by Christopher Miller.
The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami.
Sports Illustrated Basketball's Greatest.
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped us Win World War 2 by Molly Guptill Manning.
Poetry: The Poetry Deal by Diane Di Prima
Finally, stocking stuffer: True Stories by Derf
Wendy Bartlett’s list:
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Martian by Andy Weir
Neverhome by Laird Hunt
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Terminal City by Linda Fairstein
Welcome to subirdia: sharing our neighborhoods with wrens, robins, woodpeckers, and other wildlife by John Marzluff.
Jerry Lee Lewis: his own story by Rick Bragg.
The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore.
And my faves:
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Little Elliot, Big City by Mike Curato
The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming
The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
Zone of Interest by Martin Amis
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by John Waters
Old Leather: An Oral History of Early Pro Football in Ohio, 1920-1935 by Chris Willis
Rouge Hags, Behind the Cosmetics Counter by Marlit Polsky
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
The Bees: A Novel by Laline Paull
Wendy Bartlett, Cuyahoga County Public Library
Suzanne DeGaetano, Mac's Backs
Bob Ethington, Akron-Summit County Public Library