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Staff Picks

Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524798628
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 5th, 2019

"Follows the rise of a fictional 70s rock band. Told in interview form--this book will pull you in and keep you hooked. Loved, loved it!"

Recommended by Mary Kay, Leslie, and Laure


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The Last Woman in the Forest Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399587047
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Published: Berkley - March 5th, 2019

"My heart is still thumping after finishing this exhilarating thriller. It'a a real page turner with great substance. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the setting. Readers will continue to think through the plot long after finishing the last page. Be prepared to stay up late!"

Recommended by: Kathy


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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328662057
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 2nd, 2019

"An entertaining and insightful look at humans navigating life."

Recommended by Ann Marie and Kathy


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Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525511380
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Published: The Dial Press - March 26th, 2019

"I read this book over the course of eight hours on a train and it kept me very happily engaged. The novel follows the lovably irascible Professor Chandra across three continents as he embarks on a unplanned journey of self discovery. The writing is smart and witty, the characters are eclectic and well developed, and the settings are diverse and beautifully drawn. Highly recommend."

Recommended by: Ann Marie


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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316505116
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Published: Hachette Books - January 22nd, 2019

"A compelling read"

Recommended by Kathy


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Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year Cover Image
By Nosy Crow, Frann Preston-Gannon (Illustrator), Fiona Waters (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781536202472
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Published: Nosy Crow - October 9th, 2018

"A gorgeous, lushly illustrated poetry book with poems from authors including Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, and others both well known and new. The illustrations and poems pair wonderfully with each other for a Perfect as a read aloud ritual to either start or end your day. "

Recommended by: Gwendolyn


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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780544938328
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 25th, 2018

"A wonderful book for the animal lovers we know. Montgomery introduces the reader to thirteen animals who have all taught her something about being a good creature. This memoir, by the author of The Soul of the Octopus is full of wonder, empathy and wisdom, a true treasure." 

                                   Recommended by Susan


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Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735219090
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

Everyone at the store who has read this book has loved it. Part murder mystery, part nature story, part coming of age, part romance, and all heart, this is the tale of Kya Clark, a mysterious woman who has lived alone in the marsh for all her life. When a murder shakes the nearby quiet town, she is dragged into the public eye and through fits and starts begins to leave her isolated existence. Kya is a wonderful and believable character you will grow to love.

Recommended by: Kathy, and Michelle, and Susan, and Sarah, and Mary Kay, and ...


The Age of Light: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316524087
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 5th, 2019

Recommended by Mary Kay, Kathy, and Sarah