Recent Staff Picks

Our staff is made up of full-time booksellers as well as teachers, students, librarians, lawyers, potters, writers, musicians, and parents. Most importantly, we are all passionate about books. We have diverse interests and tastes in what we read, so select a few different booksellers and read about our personal recommendations

Here are some of the books currently on our "Staff Favorites" table:

The Promise Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399576386
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 31st, 2016

The Nature of the Beast: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250022103
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 26th, 2016

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The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780770436452
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Published: Hogarth - July 19th, 2016

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The Girl on the Train Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594634024
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 12th, 2016

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The Money Cult: Capitalism, Christianity, and the Unmaking of the American Dream Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781612195087
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 18th, 2016

Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465097531
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Published: Basic Books - July 12th, 2016

A Window Opens Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781501105456
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 5th, 2016

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Marrow Island Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780544373419
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 7th, 2016

Jade Dragon Mountain: A Mystery Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250072337
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 5th, 2016

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I'm Thinking of Ending Things Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781501126925
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - June 14th, 2016

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Our Souls at Night Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781101911921
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Published: Vintage - June 28th, 2016

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All the Missing Girls Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501107962
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 28th, 2016

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Slade House Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812988079
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Published: Random House Trade - June 28th, 2016

Mycroft Holmes Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781783291540
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Published: Titan Books (UK) - June 7th, 2016

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The Truth According to Us Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385342957
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Published: Dial Press - June 14th, 2016

Modern Romance Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143109259
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Published: Penguin Books - June 14th, 2016

The Marriage of Opposites Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451693607
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 7th, 2016

Circling the Sun Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345534200
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 31st, 2016

A Hero of France Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996494
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Published: Random House - May 31st, 2016

Before the Fall Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781455561780
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 31st, 2016

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The Noise of Time Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101947241
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 10th, 2016

The Jesus Cow Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062289988
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 17th, 2016

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The Summer Guest Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062423368
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Published: Harper - May 24th, 2016

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This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616206017
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 31st, 2016

So You've Been Publicly Shamed Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594634017
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 29th, 2016

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Speak Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062391209
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco Press - May 3rd, 2016

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Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594203886
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Published: Penguin Press - January 12th, 2016

The Crossing Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781455524143
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 3rd, 2016

Girl Waits with Gun Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780544800830
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Published: Mariner Books - May 3rd, 2016

The Green Road Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393352801
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 3rd, 2016

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Fellside Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316300285
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Published: Orbit - April 5th, 2016

The Water Knife Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804171533
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Published: Vintage - April 5th, 2016

Armada Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804137270
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Published: Broadway Books - April 12th, 2016

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A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101982921
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Published: Avery Publishing Group - April 12th, 2016

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My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501115073
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Published: Washington Square Press - April 5th, 2016

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Margaret the First Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781936787357
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Published: Catapult - March 15th, 2016

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Innocence; Or, Murder on Steep Street Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616956455
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Published: Soho Crime - March 15th, 2016

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A Dangerous Place Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062220561
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 23rd, 2016

H Is for Hawk Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124739
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Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

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The Buried Giant Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455796
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Published: Vintage - January 5th, 2016

The Whites Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780312621308
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Published: Picador USA - February 9th, 2016

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The Republic of Imagination: A Life in Books Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143127789
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 2015

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My Brilliant Friend, Book One: Childhood, Adolescence Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609450786
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Published: Europa Editions - September 25th, 2012

Moriarty Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062377197
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 2015