People say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but let’s face it:  it’s hard not to be intrigued by some of these covers. It’s almost like they are begging you to pick them! And no one at Meriam Library sees more interesting covers than Paula. Here is this month’s Paula Pick!

Title: These Ghosts Are Family
Author: Maisy Card
Why Paula Picked It: “This pop book I chose because of the colorful cover and curious title, but also because I dig the author’s name!”
Intrigued? Check it out on OneSearch!

Title: Notorious RBG: the life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg 
Author: Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik 

Why Paula Picked It: “I chose the RBG book, of course, to honor her memory—she was a giant in the history of this country fighting for our equality and a hero to millions and millions.”
Interested? Check it out on OneSearch!





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Paula Scholtes has worked at Meriam Library for a total of 35 years, including as a student employee. In her current role as cataloger in the ACME (Acquisitions, Collection Management and Evaluation) department, she processes incoming books, entering them in our system, so they can be checked out by patrons. In other words, hundreds of new books cross Paula’s desk each week!


Photo Courtesy:
Author Maisy Card and Title Cover Photo via Simon and Schuster  
"Notorious RBG” authors Shana Knizhnik and Irin Carmon. (From left: Martin Bentsen / Dey Street Books / Harper Collins; Malin Fezehai / Dey Street Books / Harper Collins ) via LA Times