Staff Picks
This list contains some of our staff members' all-time favorite reads and has been revised to include staff favorites from 2021. From classics and cozy mysteries to satire and psychological thrillers, there's a book in this list for everyone. While some are bestsellers, we guarantee there is at least one you haven't read.

American Dirt

by Jeanine Commins

As Sweet As Honey

by Indira Ganesan

At Home In Mitford

by Jan Karon

Behold the Dreamers

by Imbolo Mbue

The Book of Magic

by Alice Hoffman

The Bookish Life Of Nina Hill

by Abbi Waxman

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

by Junot Diaz

Damnation Spring

by Ash Davidson

Deadly Nightshade

by Cynthia Riggs

Death by Darjeeling

by Laura Childs

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

by Gail Honeyman

The Exiles

by Christina Baker Kline

The Fifteen Wonders Of Daniel Green

by Erica Boyce

Girl In Translation

by Jean Kwok

The Girl Who Wrote in Silk

by Kelli Estes

Goodbye Vitamin

by Rachek Khong

The Great Alone

by Kristin Hannah

The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

by Mary Ann Shaffer

The Heart Principle

by Helen Hoang

The Home for Unwanted Girls

by Joanna Goodman

The Honk and Holler Opening Soon

by Billie Letts

The Ice Cream Queen Of Orchard Street

by Susan Jan Gilman

The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop And Cafe

by Mary Simses

Josh And Hazel's Guide To Not Dating

by Christina Lauren

July's People

by Nadine Gordimer

The Known World

by Edward P. Jones

Maisie Dobbs

by Jacqueline Winspear

Meet Me At The Museum

by Anne Youngson

Mr. Splitfoot

by Samantha Hunt

My Absolute Darling

by Gabriel Tallent

Necessary Lies

by Diane Chamberlain

Nectar in a Sieve

by Kamala Markandaya

One Day in December

by Josie Silver

The Persian Pickle Club

by Sandra Dallas

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett

Pomegranate Soup

by Marsha Mehran

The Rosie Project

by Graeme Simsion

Rules of Civility

by Amor Towles

The Secret Life of Bees

by Sue Monk Kidd

Sharp Objects

by Gillian Flynn

The Shell Seekers

by Rosamunde Pilcher

The Space Between Us

by Thrity Umrigar

The Spellman Files

by Lisa Lutz

The Tale Of Genji

by Murasaki Shikibu

To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

The Toss of a Lemon

by Padma Viswanathan

A Trace Of Deceit

by Karen Odden

Where'd You Go Bernadette

by Maria Semple

The Woman in the Window

by A. J. Finn