Staff picks

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Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

4

An urgent call for the re-imagining of American education, in order to better prepare students for the realities of the 21st century economy. Read more...

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The Japanese Lover

4

This beautiful story shows that love is not always black and white; and while all things must end, some things endure for a lifetime. Read more...

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Behind Her Eyes

3

If you love intrigue and suspense, read this book. You don't want to miss this ending!! Read more...

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Romeo and/or Juliet: A Chooseable-Path Adventure

3

Romeo, oh Romeo, I have killed you twice in the first 50 pages! Oh, woe is me. Read more...

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What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

4

A beautifully surreal collection of stories from a literary phenom. Read more...

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Behold the Dreamers

4

The American Dream can be hard to hang onto when it stays just out of reach. Read more...

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It Can't Happen Here

4

Did Sinclair Lewis write a book over 80 years ago that predicted the election of Donald Trump? You won't believe what's on page 135!!! Read more...

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The Mothers

5

A fantastic debut that takes the coming-of-age novel to an entirely new place. Read more...

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Great Bowls of Food

4

If your resolution to cook more has been waning, spice things up with a tasty grain bowl! Read more...

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I See You

3

Your daily routine could kill you. Read more...