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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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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A Single Thread: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558248
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Published: Viking - September 17th, 2019

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The Fountains of Silence Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399160318
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Published: Philomel Books - October 1st, 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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The Scent of Buenos Aires: Stories by Hebe Uhart Cover Image
By HEBE UHART, Maureen Shaughnessy (Translated by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781939810342
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Published: Archipelago - October 15th, 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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Slave Old Man Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781620975886
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Published: New Press - 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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Kopp Sisters on the March (A Kopp Sisters Novel) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781328736529
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 17th, 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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Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781635571202
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - July 2nd, 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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Virgil Wander Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802147127
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Published: Grove Press - August 20th, 2019

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Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735217928
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Published: Penguin Press - July 16th, 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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A Conspiracy of Truths Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534412811
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - July 23rd, 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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Foundryside: A Novel (The Founders Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525573845
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Published: Broadway Books - May 21st, 2019

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Empty Brain -- Happy Brain: How Thinking Is Overrated Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781947534322
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Published: Scribe Us - March 5th, 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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Transcription: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316176668
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 23rd, 2019

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Bearskin: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062742803
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Published: Ecco - April 16th, 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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Don't Skip Out on Me: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062684479
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 26th, 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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The Only Story: A novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525563068
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Published: Vintage - March 5th, 2019

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Spinning Silver: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180996
Availability: Special Order - Usually 1-5 Days
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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Sourdough: or, Lois and Her Adventures in the Underground Market: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250192752
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Published: Picador - September 18th, 2018

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The Child Finder: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062659064
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 7th, 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