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 Faraway World: Stories By Patricia Engel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982159528
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - January 24th, 2023

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Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia By David Graeber Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374610197
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 24th, 2023

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They Will Drown in Their Mothers' Tears By Johannes Anyuru, Saskia Vogel (Translator) Cover Image
By Johannes Anyuru, Saskia Vogel (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781949641080
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Published: Two Lines Press - November 17th, 2020

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A Caribbean Heiress in Paris: A Historical Romance By Adriana Herrera Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781335639844
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Published: Hqn - May 31st, 2022

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The Last House on Needless Street By Catriona Ward Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250812643
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Published: Tor Nightfire - September 20th, 2022

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Good Inside: A Guide to Becoming the Parent You Want to Be By Dr. Becky Kennedy Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063159488
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Published: Harper Wave - September 13th, 2022

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The Latinist: A Novel By Mark Prins Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324036807
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 6th, 2022

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Livid By Cai Emmons Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781636280752
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Published: Red Hen Press - September 27th, 2022

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Signal Fires: A novel By Dani Shapiro Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593534724
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Published: Knopf - October 18th, 2022

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Toad: A Novel By Katherine Dunn, Molly Crabapple (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Katherine Dunn, Molly Crabapple (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374602321
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Published: MCD - November 1st, 2022

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When We Were Birds: A Novel By Ayanna Lloyd Banwo Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780385547260
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Published: Doubleday - March 15th, 2022

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All the Horses of Iceland By Sarah Tolmie Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250807939
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Published: Tordotcom - March 1st, 2022

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Bratwurst Haven: Stories By Rachel King Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781952271496
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Published: West Virginia University Press - November 1st, 2022

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Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes By Travis Baldree Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250886088
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Published: Tor Books - November 8th, 2022

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The Lost Apothecary By Sarah Penner Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778311973
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Published: Park Row - February 22nd, 2022

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Bewilderment: A Novel By Richard Powers Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324036142
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

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Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty By Patrick Radden Keefe Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984899019
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Published: Anchor - October 18th, 2022

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Galatea: A Short Story By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780063280519
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Published: Ecco - November 8th, 2022

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The Hero of This Book: A Novel By Elizabeth McCracken Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062971272
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Published: Ecco - October 4th, 2022

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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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Project Hail Mary: A Novel By Andy Weir Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593135228
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 4th, 2022

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Station Eternity (The Midsolar Murders #1) By Mur Lafferty Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593098110
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Published: Ace - October 4th, 2022

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Demon Copperhead: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780063251922
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Published: Harper - October 18th, 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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Bookish People By Susan Coll Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781400234097
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Published: Harper Muse - August 2nd, 2022

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A History of Wild Places: A Novel By Shea Ernshaw Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982164812
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Published: Atria Books - August 30th, 2022

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Solutions and Other Problems By Allie Brosh Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781982156954
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Published: Gallery Books - September 27th, 2022

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The Wrong End of the Telescope By Rabih Alameddine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802157812
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Published: Grove Press - September 6th, 2022

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Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution By R. F. Kuang Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063021426
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Published: Harper Voyager - August 23rd, 2022

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Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law By Mary Roach Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324036128
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 30th, 2022

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Intimacies: A Novel By Katie Kitamura Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399576171
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 19th, 2022

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

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A Line to Kill: A Novel (A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #3) By Anthony Horowitz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062938152
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 18th, 2022

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The Wild Hunt By Emma Seckel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781953534224
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Published: Tin House Books - August 2nd, 2022

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The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery By Richard Osman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984881014
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Published: Penguin Books - July 26th, 2022

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When We Cease to Understand the World By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by) Cover Image
By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681375663
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Published: New York Review Books - September 28th, 2021

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Afterparties: Stories By Anthony Veasna So Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063049895
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Published: Ecco - June 7th, 2022

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Mrs. Mohr Goes Missing (A Zofia Turbotynska Mystery) By Maryla Szymiczkowa, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358161462
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Published: HarperVia - March 17th, 2020

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Wayward: A novel By Dana Spiotta Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593312490
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Published: Vintage - June 21st, 2022

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The Guide: A novel By Peter Heller Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984898968
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Published: Vintage - May 10th, 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

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Once There Were Wolves: A Novel By Charlotte McConaghy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250244154
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 3rd, 2022

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The Verifiers By Jane Pek Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593313794
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Published: Vintage - February 22nd, 2022

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Whereabouts (Vintage Contemporaries) By Jhumpa Lahiri Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593312087
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Published: Vintage - March 29th, 2022

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Piranesi By Susanna Clarke Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781635577808
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 28th, 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
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021