Staff picks

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Gratitude

5

This graceful, grateful meditation on life and mortality is at once a celebration and a farewell. Read more...

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Revenge and the Wild

5

Get ready for a page-turning, steampunk-esque, Wild West adventure crawling with supernatural creatures! Read more...

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A Murderous Mind

3

A killer stalks his prey in the most mundane places. If you take notice of him, and see what he truly is, you may become his next "chosen one." Read more...

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Soar

5

Welcome to Jeremiah's life. He can never play baseball again. Why, he can't even run! Now what is he going to do? Read more...

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Being Mortal: Medicine and what Matters in the End

5

Nothing can make a loved one's passing easy, but this book can help you prepare to make the process better. Read more...

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Harriet Wolf's Seventh Book of Wonders

4

A lost book. A secret pact. A family mystery. Julianna Baggott weaves these disparate elements together with wit and warmth in her latest novel. Read more...

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The Love that Split the World

5

Sold to me as "The Time Traveler's Wife" meets "Friday Night Lights," but what I got was so much more. Read more...

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Walk on Earth a Stranger

5

This swoon-worthy teen Western has it all. Cozy on up, because you won't stop reading until the end! Read more...

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Along the Infinite Sea

4

A 1936 Mercedes Special Roadster brings together two women of different generations with secrets in their pasts. Read more...

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My Name is Lucy Barton

4

Short...and bittersweet. Read more...