Staff Recommendations for Stay at Home

Miss talking to booksellers and book lovers in store to find next read? Check out our Staff Recommendations videos to hear about what we're reading while staying at home, new books that are coming out, and our old favorites.

Mia Recommends:

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

What Are You Going Through by Sigrid Nunez

 Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

Swimming in the Dark by Tomasz Jedrowski

Paisley Recommends:

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

 

 

Thatcher Recommends

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

 

 

Erin Recommends

Woman World by Aminder Dhaliwal

How to Cure a Ghost by Fariha Róisín, illustrated by Monica Ramos

 

 

 

John Recommends

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

The Possibility of Reddish Green: Wittgenstein Outside Philosophy by David Rothenberg

 

 

Quinn Recommends

The Girls by Emma Cline

 

 

John Recommends

Wicked Enchantment by Wanda Coleman

Essential Essays by Adrienne Rich

 

 

Freddy Recommends

Cathedral by Raymond Carver

 

 

Alison Recommends

Leading Men by Christopher Castellani

The Ticking is the Bomb by Nick Flynn

 

 

Marc Recommends

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

 

 

Erin Recommends

The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne

 

 

Erin Recommends

Real Life by Brandon Taylor

 

 

Austin Recommends

If on a winter's night a traveler by Italo Calvino

De Profundis by Oscar Wilde

 

 

Austin Recommends

The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

 

 

Debra Recommends 

The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison

The Source of Self Regard by Toni Morrison

 

 

Noelle Reads & Recommends

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander

 

 

 

Wendy Recommends

Rules for Visiting by Jessica Francis Kane

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

 

 

 

Paisley Recommends

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Lovely War by Julie Berry

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

 

 

KelleyAnn Recommends

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

 

 

Debra Recommends

The Shapeless Unease by Samantha Harvey

Salad Party by Kristy Mucci

 

 

Wendy Recommends

The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

All Adults Here by Emma Straub

 

 

 

Alison Recommends

Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn

Tears of the Trufflepig by Fernando A. Flores

 

 

Marc Recommends

Futurability by Franco "Bifo" Berardi

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

 

 

Mia Recommends 

KooKooLand: A Memoir by Gloria Norris

 

 

 

Alex Recommends

That We May Live by C.J. Evans

Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami

 

 

Austin Recommends

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov (Modern Library Classics)

 

 

KelleyAnn Recommends

Wilder Girls by Rory Power

The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor

 

 

Gabe Recommends

Broken by Don Winslow

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

 

 

Quinn Recommends

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

How Should a Person Be? by Sheila Heti

My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

 

 

Marc Recommends

I Like to Watch by Emily Nussbaum

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

 

 

 

Thatcher Recommends

In a Lonely Place by Dorothy B. Hughes

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

Impossible Owls by Brian Phillips

 

 

Debra Recommends

A Beautiful Crime by Christopher Bollen

Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

 

 

 

Freddy Recommends

The Origins of Creativity by Edward O. Wilson

On Writing by Stephen King

 

 

Joey Recommends

The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

The City and the City by China Mieville

 

 

Debra Recommends

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton

 

 

John Recommends

Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

The Light Years by Chris Rush