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:

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The Prospects: A Novel By KT Hoffman Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593596869
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - April 9th, 2024

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The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War By Erik Larson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385348744
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Published: Crown - April 30th, 2024

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The Darkness Manifesto: On Light Pollution, Night Ecology, and the Ancient Rhythms That Sustain Life By Johan Eklöf, Elizabeth DeNoma (Translated by) Cover Image
By Johan Eklöf, Elizabeth DeNoma (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781668000908
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Scribner - February 13th, 2024

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The Guest: A Novel By Emma Cline Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812988031
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 7th, 2024

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Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma By Claire Dederer Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525564188
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Published: Vintage - April 23rd, 2024

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The Other Valley: A Novel By Scott Alexander Howard Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781668015476
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Published: Atria Books - February 27th, 2024

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Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593239933
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Published: Crown - March 26th, 2024

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The Quiet Tenant: A novel By Clémence Michallon Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593467862
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2024

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Romantic Comedy: A Novel By Curtis Sittenfeld Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590962
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 26th, 2024

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Sleeping Giants: A Novel By Rene Denfeld Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063014732
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Harper - March 26th, 2024

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The Sun Walks Down: A Novel By Fiona McFarlane Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250321756
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Published: Picador - February 13th, 2024

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To & Fro By Leah Hager Cohen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781954276253
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - May 21st, 2024

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Your Driver Is Waiting: A Novel By Priya Guns Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593469330
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Published: Vintage - January 9th, 2024

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Biography of X: A Novel By Catherine Lacey Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250321688
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Published: Picador - March 19th, 2024

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Birnam Wood: A Novel By Eleanor Catton Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250321718
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Published: Picador - March 5th, 2024

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The Book of Love: A Novel By Kelly Link Cover Image
$31.00
ISBN: 9780812996586
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Published: Random House - February 13th, 2024

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Fifty Beasts to Break Your Heart: And Other Stories By GennaRose Nethercott Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593314180
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Published: Vintage - February 6th, 2024

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The Liberators By E. J. Koh Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781959030157
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Published: Tin House Books - November 7th, 2023

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What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez By Claire Jimenez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538725979
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 20th, 2024

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I Have Some Questions for You: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593490167
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Published: Penguin Books - February 20th, 2024

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In Ascension By Martin MacInnes Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802163462
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - February 27th, 2024

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Interesting Facts about Space: A Novel By Emily Austin Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781668014233
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Published: Atria Books - January 30th, 2024

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Martyr!: A novel By Kaveh Akbar Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593537619
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Published: Knopf - January 23rd, 2024

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Short War By Lily Meyer Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646053155
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Published: Strange Object - April 9th, 2024

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The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War By Jeff Sharlet Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781324074519
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 5th, 2024

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Victory City: A Novel By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593243411
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 30th, 2024

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The Warm Hands of Ghosts: A Novel By Katherine Arden Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593128251
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Published: Del Rey - February 13th, 2024

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The End of the World Is a Cul de Sac: Stories By Louise Kennedy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593540923
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Published: Riverhead Books - December 5th, 2023

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Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone: A Murdery Mystery Novel By Benjamin Stevenson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063279032
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Mariner Books - January 2nd, 2024

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The Mountain in the Sea: A Novel By Ray Nayler Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250872272
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Published: Picador - May 30th, 2023

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And Finally: Matters of Life and Death By Henry Marsh Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250880994
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 16th, 2024

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Eastbound By Maylis De Kerangal, Jessica Moore (Translated by) Cover Image
By Maylis De Kerangal, Jessica Moore (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781953861504
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Archipelago - February 7th, 2023

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Our Wives Under the Sea: A Novel By Julia Armfield Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250229908
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 27th, 2023

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Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's urgent mission to bring healing to homeless people By Tracy Kidder Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781984801456
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 16th, 2024

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The MANIAC By Benjamin Labatut Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593654477
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Published: Penguin Press - October 3rd, 2023

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So Late in the Day: Stories of Women and Men By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802160850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2023

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The Maid: A Novel (Molly the Maid #1) By Nita Prose Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593356173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Ballantine Books - January 3rd, 2023

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We Could Be So Good: A Novel By Cat Sebastian Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063272767
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Published: Avon - June 6th, 2023

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Signal Fires: A novel By Dani Shapiro Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593467961
Availability: Special Order - arrival estimates will be provided when your order is processed
Published: Vintage - October 24th, 2023

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Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers By Jesse Q. Sutanto Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593549223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Berkley - March 14th, 2023

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Two Wheels Good: The History and Mystery of the Bicycle By Jody Rosen Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780804141512
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Crown - June 13th, 2023

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Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution By R. F. Kuang Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780063021433
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Harper Voyager - August 29th, 2023

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Big Swiss: A Novel By Jen Beagin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982153090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Scribner - August 1st, 2023

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The Marriage Portrait: A novel By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593315088
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Published: Vintage - July 11th, 2023

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The Midnight Library: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Matt Haig Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525559498
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Penguin Books - May 9th, 2023

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The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet By John Green Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525555247
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Dutton - March 21st, 2023

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When Women Were Dragons: A Novel By Kelly Barnhill Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593466575
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Published: Anchor - May 16th, 2023

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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984898951
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2023

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The Music of Bees: A Novel By Eileen Garvin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593183939
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Published: Dutton - April 26th, 2022

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Foster By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802160140
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Published: Grove Press - November 1st, 2022

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Small Things Like These By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802158741
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Published: Grove Press - November 30th, 2021