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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Whereabouts: A novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593318317
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Published: Knopf - April 27th, 2021

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The Silent Patient Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250301703
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Published: Celadon Books - May 4th, 2021

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A Deadly Education Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593128503
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Published: Del Rey Books - May 4th, 2021

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Squeeze Me Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525435280
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - May 11th, 2021

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The Law of Innocence (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel #6) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538752548
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 27th, 2021

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Hamnet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

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Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385545686
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Published: Doubleday - April 13th, 2021

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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

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Utopia Avenue: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812987218
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 4th, 2021

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Fair Warning (Jack McEvoy #3) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538736333
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 2nd, 2021

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The Night Always Comes: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063035089
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Published: Harper - April 6th, 2021

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Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735219106
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 30th, 2021

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Simon the Fiddler: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062966759
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 6th, 2021

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The Dharma of Poetry: How Poems Can Deepen Your Spiritual Practice and Open You to Joy Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781614297208
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Published: Wisdom Publications - January 26th, 2021

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Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735216730
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

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Bezoar: And Other Unsettling Stories Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781609809584
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Published: Seven Stories Press - August 18th, 2020

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Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541742222
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Published: PublicAffairs - March 16th, 2021

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Long Bright River Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525540687
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Published: Riverhead Books - December 1st, 2020

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The Paris Library: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982134198
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Published: Atria Books - February 9th, 2021

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The Authenticity Project: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984878632
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Published: Penguin Books - December 29th, 2020

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

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The Cactus League: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250785763
Availability: Special Order - arrival estimates will be provided when your order is processed
Published: Picador - February 2nd, 2021

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A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393867381
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 16th, 2021

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Infinite Country: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781982159467
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

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Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250787316
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Published: Picador - March 2nd, 2021

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A Single Thread: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525558262
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Published: Penguin Books - October 6th, 2020

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358094
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 18th, 2020

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Uncanny Valley: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250785695
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Published: Picador - January 5th, 2021

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In the Dream House: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450383
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Published: Graywolf Press - December 1st, 2020

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The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062963680
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 5th, 2021

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Such a Fun Age Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541912
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 20th, 2021

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Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148544
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Published: Grove Press - February 16th, 2021

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Disappearing Earth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436225
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Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2020

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Solutions and Other Problems Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982156947
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Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020

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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971383
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Published: Anchor - August 4th, 2020

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Night Boat to Tangier Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911341
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Published: Anchor - July 7th, 2020

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
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Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

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The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250758002
Availability: Special Order - arrival estimates will be provided when your order is processed
Published: Picador - September 29th, 2020

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The Royal Abduls Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781942436416
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Published: Forest Avenue Press - May 12th, 2020

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Harrow the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250313225
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Published: Tordotcom - August 4th, 2020

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

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The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

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The Night Watchman: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671196
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

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Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250205940
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 25th, 2020

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The Need Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982113179
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020