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 Bookish Life of Nina Hill Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451491879
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Published: Berkley - July 9th, 2019

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Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525434955
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Published: Anchor - September 3rd, 2019

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Horizon Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375708473
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Published: Vintage - January 7th, 2020

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Vox Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780440000815
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Published: Berkley - July 16th, 2019

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - August 18th, 2015

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Exhalation: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101947883
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393242140
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019

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Ellie and the Harpmaker Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984803788
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Published: Berkley - August 6th, 2019

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Volcanoes, Palm Trees & Privilege: Essays on Hawai'i Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781732610309
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Published: Overcup Press - April 16th, 2019

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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781501134616
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 12th, 2019

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The Paragon Hotel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735210776
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 3rd, 2019

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The Library Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476740195
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

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Night Boat to Tangier: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385540315
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Published: Doubleday - September 17th, 2019

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The Far Field Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802147967
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Published: Grove Press - October 15th, 2019

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The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374277789
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

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Big Bang Cover Image
By David Bowman, Jonathan Lethem (Introduction by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9780316560245
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Published: Back Bay Books - November 19th, 2019

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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385541213
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Published: Doubleday - November 5th, 2019

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Killing Commendatore: A novel Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by), Ted Goossen (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525435761
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Published: Vintage - October 1st, 2019

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Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781451659108
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

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The Weight of a Piano: A novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525563587
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Published: Vintage - October 29th, 2019

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Family Trust: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062855268
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 29th, 2019

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November Road: A Thriller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062663856
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 22nd, 2019

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Upstream: Selected Essays Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143130086
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Published: Penguin Books - October 29th, 2019

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Foe: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501127441
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 2nd, 2019

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Melmoth: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062856401
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Published: Custom House - October 1st, 2019

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Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101972670
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Published: Vintage - October 1st, 2019

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The Raven Tower Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316388702
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Published: Orbit - October 1st, 2019

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The Need Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982113162
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 9th, 2019

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The Secrets Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062442215
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 25th, 2019

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Once Upon a River: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743298087
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - July 2nd, 2019

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The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525574835
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - August 13th, 2019

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Virgil Wander Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802147127
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Published: Grove Press - August 20th, 2019

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The Witch Elm: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224643
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Published: Penguin Books - July 30th, 2019

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News of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062409218
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2017

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Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250066305
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 25th, 2019

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French Exit: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062846938
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Published: Ecco - June 11th, 2019

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Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062846662
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Published: Dey Street Books - June 11th, 2019

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The Word Is Murder: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062676801
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019

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The Great Believers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

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Unsheltered: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062684738
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 15th, 2019

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The Widows of Malabar Hill (A Perveen Mistry Novel #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616959760
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Published: Soho Crime - November 20th, 2018

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Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

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Warlight (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525562962
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Published: Vintage - April 2nd, 2019

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The Woman in the Window: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062678423
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 5th, 2019

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Spinning Silver: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180996
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Published: Del Rey - May 7th, 2019

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Waiting for Eden: A novel Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781101947395
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - September 25th, 2018

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The Essex Serpent: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062666383
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Published: Custom House - April 24th, 2018

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No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen Joy Fowler (Introduction by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781328661593
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - December 5th, 2017