Librarian Emily Calkins from the King Country Library System shares more on the 10 to Try program that encourages readers to check out books from categories they may not usually explore.

Below are a few books Emily thinks you should check out this year!

1. I Am, I Am, I Am (Maggie O'Farrell, out Feb. 6, 2018) - bio/memoir

2. Widows of Malabar Hill (Sujata Massey, out Jan. 9, 2018) - set in a place you've never been

3. Long Way Down (Jason Reynolds, out Oct. 24th, 2017) - read a young adult book

4. Future Home of the Living God (Louise Erdrich, published Nov. 2017) - title longer than 4 words

5. Heart Berries (Terese Marie Mailhot, out Feb. 6, 2018) - Native American author