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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Upright Women Wanted Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250213587
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Published: Tor.com - February 4th, 2020

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A Better Man: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250066312
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 30th, 2020

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The Other Americans: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436034
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - March 17th, 2020

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

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Patsy: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631497896
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Published: Liveright - May 26th, 2020

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Gravity Is the Thing: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062883728
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - June 30th, 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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The Wall: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393357776
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 17th, 2020

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A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735225251
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Published: Penguin Books - June 16th, 2020

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525576716
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - March 17th, 2020

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Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780393357677
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 28th, 2020

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How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780190900908
Availability: Backordered, call for information
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2020

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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781501134630
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 4th, 2020

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

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Women Talking Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781635574340
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 3rd, 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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How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250251091
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Published: Picador - March 3rd, 2020

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Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

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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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The River: A novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525563532
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 2020

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Late in the Day: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062476708
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 18th, 2020

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The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501176890
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

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Gingerbread: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634666
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

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Hurricane Season Cover Image
By Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (Translated by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780811228039
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Published: New Directions - March 31st, 2020

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Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436461
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Published: Vintage - February 4th, 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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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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Lights All Night Long: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525558750
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Published: Penguin Books - February 4th, 2020

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Washington Black Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525563242
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Published: Vintage - April 9th, 2019

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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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Freefall: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062874849
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - January 21st, 2020

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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 Far Field Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802147967
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Published: Grove Press - October 15th, 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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Upstream: Selected Essays Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143130086
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Published: Penguin Books - October 29th, 2019

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Abigail Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, Len Rix (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681374031
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Published: NYRB Classics - January 21st, 2020

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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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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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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 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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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393357660
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 7th, 2020

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Unto Us a Son Is Given: A Comissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802148384
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Published: Grove Press - March 17th, 2020

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The Satapur Moonstone (A Perveen Mistry Novel) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781641291316
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Published: Soho Crime - March 10th, 2020

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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