Staff Picks

We take great joy in picking out what we hope is an appealing selection of books.  And we love making recommendations to customers.  If only we had time to read them all!

Here are some of our recent staff favorites. 

Fellowship Point: A Novel By Alice Elliott Dark Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982131814
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books - July 5th, 2022

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942951
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 10th, 2022

Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547345
Availability: Backordered
Published: Doubleday - April 5th, 2022

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The Measure: A Novel By Nikki Erlick Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063204201
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - June 28th, 2022

How would you live your life differently, if you knew how much time you had left?  How would that knowledge affect you personally and society as a whole?  At times scary and disturbing, but also uplifting and hopeful, this is a great read.  Perfect for those who loved The Midnight Library.

Bonnie


This Is Happiness By Niall Williams Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635576313
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 31st, 2021

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Leave the World Behind: A Novel By Rumaan Alam Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062667649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - November 23rd, 2021

Wow.  First, you're reading a satire of an upper middle class Brooklyn family on vacation, then it becomes something else when a couple knocks on the door of their air bnb in the middle of the night, claiming to be the owners, then it becomes something even more disturbing, and you've read all 241 pages without being able to put it down!

Carol


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The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven By Nathaniel Ian Miller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316592581
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - October 4th, 2022

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Mercury Pictures Presents: A Novel By Anthony Marra Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780451495204
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hogarth - August 2nd, 2022

I loved this story of WWII Hollywood & the movie industry.  Cleverly written, sometimes funny and sometimes sad, this is a satisfying read.

Bonnie


The Guncle By Steven Rowley Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525542308
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 5th, 2022

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together By Heather McGhee Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525509585
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - February 8th, 2022

Fox Creek: A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series #19) By William Kent Krueger Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982128715
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - August 23rd, 2022

Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel By Shelby Van Pelt Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063204157
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - May 3rd, 2022

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Mary Jane: A Novel By Jessica Anya Blau Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063052307
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - April 5th, 2022

The Boys By Katie Hafner Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781954118058
Availability: We can order this for you!
Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 26th, 2022

The Wedding Veil By Kristy Woodson Harvey Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982180713
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - March 29th, 2022

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The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

The Woman in the Library: A Novel By Sulari Gentill Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781464215872
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Poisoned Pen Press - June 7th, 2022

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Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love By Kim Fay Cover Image
By Kim Fay
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593419335
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 8th, 2022

The Anomaly: A Novel By Hervé Le Tellier, Adriana Hunter (Translated by) Cover Image
By Hervé Le Tellier, Adriana Hunter (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781635421699
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Other Press - November 23rd, 2021

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Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel By Xochitl Gonzalez Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250786173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - January 4th, 2022

The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel By Christy Lefteri Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593128176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - June 23rd, 2020

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Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel By Anthony Doerr Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781982168445
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - September 27th, 2022

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Fault Lines: A Novel By Emily Itami Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063099814
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - September 6th, 2022

Girl in Ice By Erica Ferencik Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982143039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - November 1st, 2022

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We Begin at the End By Chris Whitaker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250759689
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holt Paperbacks - April 12th, 2022

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The House in the Cerulean Sea By TJ Klune Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

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Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

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Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

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Raft of Stars: A Novel By Andrew J. Graff Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063031913
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - January 11th, 2022

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Great Circle: A novel By Maggie Shipstead Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984897701
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Published: Vintage - April 5th, 2022

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The Daughters Of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War By Catherine Grace Katz Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358627944
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - October 19th, 2021

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The Lincoln Highway: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735222359
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - October 5th, 2021

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The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) By Richard Osman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984880987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021