Staff picks

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Hitchcock

4

The greatest collaboration since Vichy. Read more...

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The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century

4

A thrilling trip back in time to one of America's first true crime obsessions. Read more...

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The Sunlit Night

4

An artful setting takes center stage in this debut novel about two lost souls connecting on a remote Norwegian island. Read more...

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Hold Still

5

The famous photographer exposes her life in this brilliant, self-penned book. Read more...

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Awkward

5

Middle school is hard enough, but when you're the new kid and you fall down in front of everyone on your very first day? Well, that's just awkward. Read more...

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The Making of a Navy SEAL: My Story of Surviving the Toughest Challenge and Training the Best

4

The Navy SEAL's sniper corps is a place where legends are born. Brandon Webb lets us tag along for a look at the inner workings of this elite group. Read more...

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Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (But Also My Mom's, Which I Know Sounds Weird)

4

A hilarious and heartfelt look at what it means to be "middle-aged." Read more...

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1: Squirrel Power

4

If you like your superheroes goofy and a little socially awkward, have I got the girl for you! Read more...

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In a Dark, Dark Wood

4

If you love Tana French and Gillian Flynn, and have an affinity for creepy, suspense-filled novels, then this is a must-read!! Read more...

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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

5

A love letter to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Read more...