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STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS

This is a list of our personal favorites, in no particular order.

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A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent (The Lady Trent Memoirs #1)

A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent (The Lady Trent Memoirs #1) Marie Brennan
9780765375070
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Stardust

Stardust Neil Gaiman
9780061689246
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
9780385341004
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The Night Circus

The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern
9780307744432
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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel Susanna Clarke
9780765356154
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Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate #1)

Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate #1) Gail Carriger
9780316402415
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Cinder: Book One of the Lunar Chronicles

Cinder: Book One of the Lunar Chronicles Marissa Meyer
9781250768889
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A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Series #1)

A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Series #1) Deborah Harkness
9780143119685
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Cordelia Underwood: Or the Marvelous Beginnings of the Moosepath League

Cordelia Underwood: Or the Marvelous Beginnings of the Moosepath League Van Reid
9781608935185
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The Paper Magician

The Paper Magician Charlie N. Holmberg
9781477823835
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The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Stuart Turton
9781492670124
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Jackaby

Jackaby William Ritter
9781616205461
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Where Dreams Descend: A Novel (Kingdom of Cards #1)

Where Dreams Descend: A Novel (Kingdom of Cards #1) Janella Angeles
9781250204370
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Maisie Dobbs

Maisie Dobbs Jacqueline Winspear
9781616954079
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Daughter of Smoke & Bone

Daughter of Smoke & Bone Laini Taylor
9780316459181
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Good Omens [TV Tie-in]: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Good Omens [TV Tie-in]: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
9780062836977
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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World Bret Witter, Vicki Myron
9781538744710
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Redwall: A Tale from Redwall

Redwall: A Tale from Redwall Brian Jacques, Gary Chalk
9780142302378
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The Secret History (Vintage Contemporaries)

The Secret History (Vintage Contemporaries) Donna Tartt
9781400031702
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The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco
9780544176560
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The Neverending Story

The Neverending Story Michael Ende, Ralph Manheim
9780140386332
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His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (Book 1)

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (Book 1) Philip Pullman
9780440238133
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Sabriel (Old Kingdom #1)

Sabriel (Old Kingdom #1) Garth Nix, Leo and Diane Dillon
9780064471831
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Coraline 10th Anniversary Edition

Coraline 10th Anniversary Edition Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean
9780380807345
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Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions

Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions Neil Gaiman
9780380789023
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The Gold-Bug and Other Tales (Dover Thrift Editions)

The Gold-Bug and Other Tales (Dover Thrift Editions) Edgar Allan Poe
9780486268750
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The Secret Garden: Special Edition with Tasha Tudor Art and Bonus Materials

The Secret Garden: Special Edition with Tasha Tudor Art and Bonus Materials Frances Hodgson Burnett, Tasha Tudor
9780064401883
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Hamlet (Dover Thrift Editions)

Hamlet (Dover Thrift Editions) William Shakespeare
9780486272788
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky
9781451696196
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Inkheart (Inkheart Trilogy, Book 1)

Inkheart (Inkheart Trilogy, Book 1) Cornelia Funke, Anthea Bell
9780439709101
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The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Margaret Atwood
9780385490818
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Frankenstein

Frankenstein Mary Shelley
9780062870667
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians #1)

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians #1) Rick Riordan
9780786838653
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The Adventurers Guild

The Adventurers Guild Zack Loran Clark, Nick Eliopulos
9781368000352
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Nimona

Nimona Noelle Stevenson, Noelle Stevenson
9780062278227
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Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #1)

Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #1) Leigh Bardugo
9781250777881
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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal Christopher Moore
9780380813810
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An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies

An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies Tyler Cowen
9780452298842
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Ignition

Ignition Brooke Estrada, Andrew Smith
9781732602908
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Swan Song

Swan Song Robert McCammon
9781501131424
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Stranger in a Strange Land

Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein
9781984802781
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My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry: A Novel Fredrik Backman
9781501115073
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series #1)

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series #1) Alexander McCall Smith
9781400034772
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Dover Thrift Editions)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Dover Thrift Editions) Mark Twain
9780486280615
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The Stand

The Stand Stephen King
9780307947307
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Be Frank With Me: A Novel

Be Frank With Me: A Novel Julia Claiborne Johnson
9780062413727
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Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel

Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Louise Penny
9781250068736
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Evans Above (Constable Evans Mystery #1)

Evans Above (Constable Evans Mystery #1) Rhys Bowen
9780425166420
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Billy Boyle (A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery #1)

Billy Boyle (A Billy Boyle WWII Mystery #1) James R. Benn
9781616953553
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Daughter of Smoke & Bone

Daughter of Smoke & Bone Laini Taylor
9780316459181
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The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist novel

The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist novel Kristine Kathryn Rusch
9780615458564
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Beowulf

Beowulf Seamus Heaney
9780393320978
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Storm Front (Dresden Files #1)

Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) Jim Butcher
9780451457813
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The Cuckoo's Calling (A Cormoran Strike Novel #1)

The Cuckoo's Calling (A Cormoran Strike Novel #1) Robert Galbraith
9780316486446
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The Amulet of Samarkand (A Bartimaeus Novel #1)

The Amulet of Samarkand (A Bartimaeus Novel #1) Jonathan Stroud
9780786852550
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The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes 30th Anniversary Edition

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes 30th Anniversary Edition Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth
9781401284770
$18.95
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Brian Froud's World of Faerie

Brian Froud's World of Faerie Brian Froud
9781683835912
$29.75
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (Dover Thrift Editions)

The Scarlet Pimpernel (Dover Thrift Editions) Baroness Orczy
9780486421223
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Dracula (Dover Thrift Editions)

Dracula (Dover Thrift Editions) Bram Stoker
9780486411095
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An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies

An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies Tyler Cowen
9780452298842
$15.95
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The Deserter: A Novel

The Deserter: A Novel Nelson DeMille, Alex DeMille
9781501101762
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The Cuban Affair: A Novel

The Cuban Affair: A Novel Nelson DeMille
9781501199011
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The Outsider: A Novel

The Outsider: A Novel Stephen King
9781501181009
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The Institute: A Novel

The Institute: A Novel Stephen King
9781982110581
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The One Man: The Riveting and Intense Bestselling WWII Thriller

The One Man: The Riveting and Intense Bestselling WWII Thriller Andrew Gross
9781250079527
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The Fifth Column: A Novel

The Fifth Column: A Novel Andrew Gross
9781250756015
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Button Man: A Novel

Button Man: A Novel Andrew Gross
9781250214331
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The Paris Architect

The Paris Architect Charles Belfoure
9781402294150
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The Flight Attendant: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries)

The Flight Attendant: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Chris Bohjalian
9780525432685
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Crooked River (Agent Pendergast series #19)

Crooked River (Agent Pendergast series #19) Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
9781538702963
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The Death of Mrs. Westaway

The Death of Mrs. Westaway Ruth Ware
9781982123659
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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey Candice Millard
9780767913737
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Erik Larson
9780307408877
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A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel

A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Amor Towles
9780143110439
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The New Girl: A Novel (Gabriel Allon #19)

The New Girl: A Novel (Gabriel Allon #19) Daniel Silva
9780062835079
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The Deserter: A Novel

The Deserter: A Novel Nelson DeMille, Alex DeMille
9781982146535
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The Last Days of Night: A Novel

The Last Days of Night: A Novel Graham Moore
9780812988925
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The Holdout: A Novel

The Holdout: A Novel Graham Moore
9780399591778
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The Source: A Novel

The Source: A Novel James A. Michener, Steve Berry
9780375760389
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Camino Island: A Novel

Camino Island: A Novel John Grisham
9781524797157
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Every Fifteen Minutes

Every Fifteen Minutes Lisa Scottoline
9781250308092
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The Key to Rebecca

The Key to Rebecca Ken Follett
9780451207791
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Skeletons at the Feast: A Novel

Skeletons at the Feast: A Novel Chris Bohjalian
9780307394965
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A Court of Thorns and Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses Sarah J. Maas
9781619635180
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Throne of Glass

Throne of Glass Sarah J. Maas
9781619630345
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The Selection

The Selection Kiera Cass
9780062059949
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Red Queen

Red Queen Victoria Aveyard
9780062310644
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The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1)

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) Holly Black
9780316310314
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Girl with a Pearl Earring: A Novel

Girl with a Pearl Earring: A Novel Tracy Chevalier
9780452282155
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Relic

Relic Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
9780812543261
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The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt

The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt Kara Cooney
9780307956774
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Stardust of Yesterday (de Piaget Family #1)

Stardust of Yesterday (de Piaget Family #1) Lynn Kurland
9780425182383
$8.99
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Tarzan of the Apes

Tarzan of the Apes Edgar Rice Burroughs, John Seelye
9780140184648
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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus Richard Preston
9780385479561
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré
9780590353427
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Jurassic Park: A Novel

Jurassic Park: A Novel Michael Crichton
9780345538987
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Red Rising (Red Rising Series #1)

Red Rising (Red Rising Series #1) Pierce Brown
9780345539809
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Susan Cain
9780307352156
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The Road (Vintage International)

The Road (Vintage International) Cormac McCarthy
9780307387899
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The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Book One)

The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Book One) Suzanne Collins
9780439023528
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Fahrenheit 451: A Novel

Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Ray Bradbury
9781451673319
$15.95
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Island in the Sea of Time

Island in the Sea of Time S. M. Stirling
9780451456755
$8.99
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I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies #1)

I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies #1) Pittacus Lore
9780061969577
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Inferno (Dover Thrift Editions)

Inferno (Dover Thrift Editions) Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
9780486442884
$5.10
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Detroit: An American Autopsy

Detroit: An American Autopsy Charlie LeDuff
9780143124467
$16.99
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