Snacks in the Stacks – June Recap!

We had so much fun snacking and chatting in the courtyard at our June Snacks in the Stacks meetup! Our next meeting is Wednesday, July 31st at 4:00 pm – register here!

Here’s a quick recap of what folks are reading and enjoying so far this summer.

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

“A graphic novel adventure about a girl who discovers roller derby right as she and her best friend are growing apart.”


The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

“A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.”


The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

“The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land–Greece itself–to find the Doors of Death”

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

“Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them”

Dog Man and Cat Kid by Dav Pilkey

“When a new sitter arrives and a movie star goes missing, Dog Man and Cat Kid investigate, but Petey, the world’s most evil cat, complicates their case.”

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

“Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for “bad kids, ” find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods and begin a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth herself.”

Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus by Tom Angleberger

“In this final book in the series, the seventh graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired Origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C., on what proves to be a very long trip full of shifting alliances, betrayals, carsickness, and sugar rushes.”

I am Pusheen the Cat by Claire Belton

“Pusheen is a pleasantly plump cat who has warmed hearts and tickled funny bones of millions worldwide with her signature GIF animated bops, bounces, and tail wiggles. Now, Pusheen is ready to make the leap from digital to print in her first comic collection! Learn what makes her purr and find out why millions of people have already fallen in love with this naughty, adorable kitty.”

 Ghost Knight by Cornelia Funke

“Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft and new friend Ella summon the ghost of Sir William Longspee, who may be able to protect Jon from a group of ghosts that threatens him harm from the day he arrives at Salisbury Cathedral’s boarding school. Includes historical notes.”