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 Dharma of Poetry: How Poems Can Deepen Your Spiritual Practice and Open You to Joy Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781614297208
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Riverhead Books - December 1st, 2020

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Apeirogon: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812981933
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Random House Trade - February 2nd, 2021

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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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
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: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Picador - February 2nd, 2021

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Alright, Alright, Alright: The Oral History of Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062908506
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Harper - November 17th, 2020

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A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393867381
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 16th, 2021

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Infinite Country: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781982159467
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Picador - March 2nd, 2021

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A Single Thread: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525558262
Availability: Special Order - arrival estimates will be provided when your order is processed
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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Horizon Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375708473
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Published: Vintage - January 7th, 2020

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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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Olive, Again: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812986471
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 3rd, 2020

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Hench: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062978578
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Published: William Morrow - September 22nd, 2020

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Trust Exercise: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250231260
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

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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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See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525509097
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Published: One World - June 16th, 2020

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Ninth House Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250751362
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781571311771
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Milkweed Editions - October 13th, 2020

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The Butterfly Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062698179
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 4th, 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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Normal People: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984822185
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Published: Hogarth - February 18th, 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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Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224315
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

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The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250758002
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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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Tordotcom - August 4th, 2020

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Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525434955
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Anchor - September 3rd, 2019

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The Bookish Life of Nina Hill Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451491879
Availability: Special Order - arrival estimates will be provided when your order is processed
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

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The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

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Once Upon a River: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780743298087
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - July 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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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 - arrival estimates will be provided when your order is processed
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - December 5th, 2017

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Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250205940
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Flatiron Books - August 25th, 2020

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The Need Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982113179
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (updated daily)
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020