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Let’s Get Lit

 In this series, library staff discuss and give surefire reading, listening, and watching recommendations.  There is a mixture of new and old titles from our collection that we think our patrons will enjoy.  New episodes are released every second and fourth Friday of the month and are available on YouTube, Apple Podcasts,  Spotify, and Google Podcasts!  

Let’s Get Lit  – Titles by Episode 


Empire of Pain: the secret history of the Sackler dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe –

That Texas Blood by Chris Condon –…

Snotgirl by Bryan Lee O’Malley –…

Sadie by Courtney Summers –

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein –

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak –

Home Sick Pilots by Dan Watters –…

Scythe by Neal Shusterman –

Sweet Tooth by Jeff Lemire –…

Ruta Sepetys Books –

Salt to the Sea

Between Shades of Grey

Fountains of Silence

Zom 100 by Haro Aso –






Watch episodes of the Allegany County Library’s Let’s Get Lit book recommendation series! We’d love to hear suggestions or you can ask us for recommendations to mention in future episodes Email:, Phone: 301-777-1200, Facebook