Staff Picks

Staff Picks from the first two installments of our December Gift Guide! For previous lists, check out our blog, Musing.

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The Days of Afrekete: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374140052
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 19th, 2021

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Five Tuesdays in Winter Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802158765
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - November 9th, 2021

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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982140168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: 37 Ink - March 30th, 2021

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Matrix: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634499
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - September 7th, 2021

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The Prophets Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593085684
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021

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The Sentence Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

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The Mystery of Mrs. Christie: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728234304
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - October 5th, 2021

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Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

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A Slow Fire Burning: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735211230
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - August 31st, 2021

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Silverview: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593490594
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - October 12th, 2021

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Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374602604
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 7th, 2021

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Oh William!: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812989434
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - October 19th, 2021

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Harlem Shuffle: A Novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385545136
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - September 14th, 2021

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Crossroads: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374181178
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 5th, 2021

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Atomic Love Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593085349
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 30th, 2021

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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856029
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Published: Random House - January 12th, 2021

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Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571311849
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 14th, 2021

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The Baseball 100 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781982180584
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - September 28th, 2021

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How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316492935
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

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Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250305978
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - June 1st, 2021

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Anxious People: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160844
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Washington Square Press - July 6th, 2021

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One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
Availability: Special Order - Usually Arrives in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

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Malibu Rising: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

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The Love Hypothesis Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593336823
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - September 14th, 2021

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The Windsor Knot: A Novel (Her Majesty the Queen Investigates #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063050006
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Published: William Morrow - March 9th, 2021

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A Spindle Splintered (Fractured Fables) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250765352
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Published: Tordotcom - October 5th, 2021

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The Postscript Murders Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780358418610
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Published: Mariner Books - March 2nd, 2021

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Act Your Age, Eve Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters #3) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062941275
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Published: Avon - March 9th, 2021

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Little Pieces of Hope: Happy-Making Things in a Difficult World Cover Image
By Todd Doughty, Josie Portillo (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143136569
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Published: Penguin Life - October 12th, 2021

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The Book of Delights: Essays Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616207922
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 12th, 2019

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Flower Color Theory Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781838661571
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Published: Phaidon Press - February 10th, 2021

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Reading Is Magic: A Book Log for Families Cover Image
By Emma Straub (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419741401
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Image - April 6th, 2021

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Bibliophile: Diverse Spines Cover Image
By Jamise Harper, Jane Mount, Jane Mount (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781797211916
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 2nd, 2021

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David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring in Normandy, 2020 Cover Image
By David Hockney (Artist), Edith Devaney (Interviewer)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781912520640
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Published: Royal Academy of Arts - August 10th, 2021

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Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple Cover Image
By Dorie Greenspan, Mark Weinberg (By (photographer))
$35.00
ISBN: 9780358223580
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Published: Mariner Books - October 19th, 2021

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Books Promiscuously Read: Reading as a Way of Life Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374115265
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 6th, 2021

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Let's Eat Italy!: Everything You Want to Know About Your Favorite Cuisine Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9781648290596
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Published: Artisan - November 9th, 2021

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Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave): A Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524759247
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 26th, 2021

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Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984859624
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ten Speed Press - September 14th, 2021