March 2024 MassBook List

Becoming by Michelle Obama

by Michelle Obama

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private. A deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

Darkly Dreaming Dexter
by Jeff Lindsay

He’s a charming monster . . . A macabre hero . . . A serial killer who only kills bad people.

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Demon Copperhead
by Barbara Kingsolver

The teenage son of an Appalachian single mother who dies when he is eleven uses his good looks, wit, and instincts to survive foster care, child labor, addiction, disastrous loves, and crushing losses.

Dust child : a novel by Nguyẽ̂n Phan Qué̂ Mai

Dust Child
by Nguyẽ̂n Phan Qué̂ Mai.

An American GI, two Vietnamese bargirls, and an Amerasian man are forced to make decisions during and after the Viet Nam War that will reverberate throughout one another’s lives

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The historical memoir of Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager who lived in hiding in Amsterdam during the Holocaust.

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini

An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present day. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy Afghan youth and the son of his father’s servant.

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles
by Madeline Miller

Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to the hands of Fate. Set during the Trojan War.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories by Robert Louis Stevenson

A well-respected doctor who can turn himself into a murderous madman by taking a secret drug he has created.