Gallery of Staff Picks

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You can find our most recent staff picks below, as well as the most recent staff picks from our booksellers.

To see more of each booksellers picks, just click on their names.

Our Recent Staff Picks

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Comparrotives (A Grammar Zoo Book) Cover Image
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Carbon: One Atom's Odyssey Cover Image
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Diary of a Young Naturalist Cover Image
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rAinbowZ (M books: see + read) Cover Image
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We Are Inevitable Cover Image
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The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition): Essays on a Human-Centered Planet Cover Image
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Taking Up Space Cover Image
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Sprite and the Gardener Cover Image
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Ariadne: A Novel Cover Image
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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev Cover Image
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Mary Jane: A Novel Cover Image
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Great Circle: A novel Cover Image
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Take Me Home Tonight Cover Image
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Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch Cover Image
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Northern Spy: A Novel Cover Image
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A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome Cover Image
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Three Simple Lines: A Writer's Pilgrimage Into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku Cover Image
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Folklorn Cover Image
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Peaces: A Novel Cover Image
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Maxwell's Demon Cover Image

Jennifer - Mystery, Literary Fiction, Science & Humor

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Mary Jane: A Novel Cover Image
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Great Circle: A novel Cover Image
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Peaces: A Novel Cover Image
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Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
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The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
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Things in Jars: A Novel Cover Image
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The Old Success (Richard Jury Mysteries #25) Cover Image
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The Giver of Stars: A Novel Cover Image

Andrew - World History/Classics, SciFi/Fantasy & Historical Fiction

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Sprite and the Gardener Cover Image
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A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Murder in Ancient Rome Cover Image
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We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans & Comedy Cover Image
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Past Mistakes: How We Misinterpret History and Why It Matters Cover Image
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The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution Cover Image
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Uncrowned Queen: The Life of Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the Tudors Cover Image
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What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why (Sibley Guides) Cover Image
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The Priory of the Orange Tree Cover Image

Chris - History, Story Time

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Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America Cover Image
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The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom Cover Image
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The Book of V.: A Novel Cover Image
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Heirs of the Founders: Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants Cover Image
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The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe Cover Image
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Poppy and Mozart: With 16 musical sounds! Cover Image
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Behind Her Eyes: A Suspenseful Psychological Thriller Cover Image
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Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction Cover Image

Percy - Literary Fiction, Memoirs, Nature & Science Writing

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Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship Cover Image
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Comparrotives (A Grammar Zoo Book) Cover Image
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Carbon: One Atom's Odyssey Cover Image
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Diary of a Young Naturalist Cover Image
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Three Simple Lines: A Writer's Pilgrimage Into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku Cover Image
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Folklorn Cover Image
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Maxwell's Demon Cover Image
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Tokyo Love Story: A Manga Memoir of One Woman's Journey in the World's Most Exciting City (Told in English and Japanese Text) Cover Image

Robin - Contemporary Fiction & Children's Books

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rAinbowZ (M books: see + read) Cover Image
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We Are Inevitable Cover Image
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Take Me Home Tonight Cover Image
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Poppy and the Brass Band: With 16 musical instrument sounds! Cover Image
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Homer Price Cover Image
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Wonder Walkers Cover Image
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Be a Tree! Cover Image
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Sail Cover Image

Susan - Literary Fiction, SciFi/Fantasy, Current Events & Memoir

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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev Cover Image
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Northern Spy: A Novel Cover Image
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Broken (in the best possible way) Cover Image
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The City of Good Death Cover Image
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Earthlings Cover Image
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When We Were Vikings Cover Image
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The Vanished Birds: A Novel Cover Image

Other Booksellers & Guests

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The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition): Essays on a Human-Centered Planet Cover Image
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Taking Up Space Cover Image
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Ariadne: A Novel Cover Image
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Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch Cover Image
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Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage Cover Image
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Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age Cover Image
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A Thousand Ships: A Novel Cover Image
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A Certain Hunger Cover Image

Our Favorite Books of 2020

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Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things Cover Image
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What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why (Sibley Guides) Cover Image
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Untamed Cover Image
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Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In Cover Image
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Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For Cover Image
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The Book of V.: A Novel Cover Image
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Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
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The Vanished Birds: A Novel Cover Image
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Ellie's Voice: Or Trööömmmpffff Cover Image
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How to Be a Girl in the World Cover Image
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The Memory of Babel: Book Three of the Mirror Visitor Quartet Cover Image
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Burn Our Bodies Down Cover Image