Program: Guest Picks

Guest Picks

Members of our library community share their own stories as well as their favorite titles.

Featured Authors

Guest Pick: Novelist John Gilstrap

Check out what bestselling author John Gilstrap who writes the riveting Jonathan Graves thrillers likes to read.

Traci Hunter Abramson

This bestselling novelist (and local author!) shares some of her favorite books.

Guest Picks: Tim O'Brien

Bestselling author of 'The Things They Carried' shares his favorite books.

Museum Curator and Actor Jarod Kearney

Museum Curator and Actor Jarod Kearney

Jarod, assistant director and curator of The James Monroe Museum, shares his favorite reads.

Favorites from Janet Gullickson

Favorites from Janet Gullickson

Germanna Community College's president shares great reads in this month's Guest Picks.

Marc Hoffman, City Director of Elections

Marc Hoffman, City Director of Elections

Marc Hoffman, Fredericksburg City's Director of Elections, shares his favorite books.

Student Volunteer Amrutha Obbineni

Student Volunteer Amrutha Obbineni

Howell Branch's teen volunteer shares her favorite reads for this month's Guest Pick.

Steve Ogden - Artist, Animator, Writer

Steve Ogden - Artist, Animator, Writer

Steve Ogden has been a professional artist, animator, and writer for almost 40 years.

The Germanna Community College Film Club

The Germanna Community College Film Club

The GCC Film Club shares their favorite book-to-screen titles in this month's Guest Picks feature.

Dr. Daniel Wallace - Engineer, STEM…

Dr. Daniel Wallace

Dr. Daniel Wallace is a human factors engineer for the U.S. Navy. He shares his favorite reads with us this month.

Author James Noll

Local Author James Noll

James Noll, a writer, a musician, a freelancer, and a teacher, shares his favorite reads this month for Guest Picks.

Lifelong Reader Linda Alsop

Lifelong Reader Linda Alsop

Local Linda D. Alsop shares her favorite reads with us for this month's Guest Pick feature.

John Chinn "Johnny Mac"

John Chinn "Johnny Mac"

Local storyteller shares his favorite reads this month for Guest Picks.

Financial Advisor and City Councilman…

City Councilman Brad Ellis

Fredericksburg city councilman Brad Ellis shares his and his family's favorite reads with us for Guest Picks.

Delegate Bob Thomas

Delegate Bob Thomas

Serving in the 28th district in Virginia's House of Delegates, Bob Thomas shares his favorite reads for this month's Guest Pick feature.

Ben Motta, MakerLab Volunteer

Ben Motta, MakerLab Volunteer

Ben Motta is a sophomore at Colonial Forge High School who volunteers at Howell's MakerLab. This month, he shares his favorite reads.

Nimali Fernando, "Dr. Yum"

Nimali Fernando, "Dr. Yum"

Known by some in the community as "Doctor Yum," Nimali shares her favorite reads with us for this month's Guest Picks.

Business Leader Stephanie Lyles

Business Leader Stephanie Lyles

Business development officer at NSWC Federal Credit Union shares her favorite reads with us this month.

Kickshaw's Kathy Craddock

Kickshaw Kitchen's Kathy Craddock

Business owner Kathy shares her favorite reads with us this month.

Raina Krasner, Wildlife Educator

Raina Krasner, Wildlife Educator

Outreach Coordinator at the Wildlife Center of Virginia shares her favorite reads.

Kathleen Harrigan, Friends of the…

Kathleen Harrigan, Executive Director

The Executive Director of Friends of the Rappahannock shares her favorite reads.

Retired Military Warrant Officer Yvette…

Alfred King: “An Avid Reader All My…

Alfred King

Alfred King, author and newspaper reviewer, shares his favorite reads for Guest Picks this month.

Principal Harold Morton

Principal Harold Morton

The principal of Salem Elementary School shares his favorite reads for Guest Picks this month.

Stafford Director of Elections Greg…

Greg Riddlemoser, Director of Elections

The Director of Elections and General Registrar for Stafford County, has elected to share his reading choices with us this month.

Ronnie Sidney II: Words That Heal

Ronnie Sidney II: Words That Heal

Therapist, public speaker, entrepreneur, and author shares his favorite reads for this month's Guest Picks.

Rotarian Dave Bohmke

Rotarian Dave Bohmke

David shares his favorite reads with us in this month's Guest Pick feature.

Bestselling Author Jamie Ford

Bestselling Author Jamie Ford

New York Times bestselling author Jamie Ford shares his favorite reads with us for this month's Guest Pick feature.

Brothers in Reading Jeremy & Justin

Storyteller Daisy Howard-Douglas

Storyteller Daisy Howard-Douglas

Learn more about Daisy Howard-Douglas, an educator, author, storyteller, and community treasure as she shares her favorite reads.

Getting Organized with Linda Clevenger

Getting Organized with Linda Clevenger

Professional consultant Linda Clevenger shares her favorite reads with us this month for our Guest Pick feature.

Comics Enthusiast and Podcaster Nick…

Comics Enthusiast and Podcaster Nick Stephens

Musician, podcaster, and comic book enthusasist Nick Stephens shares his favorite reads with us this month.
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