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Staff Favorites from 2020

Although 2020 has been, in many ways, a year we would like to forget, one thing we don’t want to forget are all the great books we’ve read. Now that we are in July, we can officially share with you some of our favorite books from the first half of 2020. See what our booksellers loved and find your next great read!

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A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner, and by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer.


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The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner.


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Run Me to Earth Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501154041
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 28th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner.


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Valentine: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913265
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - March 31st, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner.


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The Knockout Queen: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656784
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner.


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The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644450314
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - June 2nd, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer.


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The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399592683
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer.


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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jade, Bookshop's Head of Receiving, and by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501160271
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 14th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jade, Bookshop's Head of Receiving, and by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635572957
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jade, Bookshop's Head of Receiving. (Technically not published this year, but it is such a relevant read.) 


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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525510314
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - May 12th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Trey, Bookshop bookseller.


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This Is How You Lose the Time War Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534430990
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 17th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Trey, Bookshop bookseller.


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The Bear Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781942658702
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bellevue Literary Press - February 11th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Trey, Bookshop bookseller.


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Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399581045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - February 11th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by S.B., Bookshop's Cookbook Buyer and Marketing Manager.


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Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735224742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - June 9th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by S.B., Bookshop's Cookbook Buyer and Marketing Manager.


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The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781604699029
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Timber Press - March 3rd, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by S.B., Bookshop's Cookbook Buyer and Marketing Manager.


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Conjure Women: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525511489
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - April 7th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jenny, Bookshop's Marketing Coordinator.


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The Henna Artist Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778309451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mira Books - March 3rd, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jenny, Bookshop's Marketing Coordinator.


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The Giver of Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562488
Availability: Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 Days
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - October 8th, 2019

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jenny, Bookshop's Marketing Coordinator.


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Fresh Water for Flowers Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781609455958
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Europa Editions - July 7th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Ksenia, Bookshop bookseller.


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Echo on the Bay Cover Image
By Masatsugu Ono, Angus Turvill (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781949641035
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Two Lines Press - June 9th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Ksenia, Bookshop bookseller.


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Riot Baby Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250214751
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - January 21st, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Ksenia, Bookshop bookseller.


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The Lady from the Black Lagoon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781335010131
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hanover Square Press - March 3rd, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by J, Bookshop bookseller.


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The Age of Witches: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316419512
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Redhook - April 7th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by J, Bookshop bookseller.


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Little Eyes: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541363
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 5th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Celeste, Bookshop bookseller.


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Pizza Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385545723
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - June 9th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Celeste, Bookshop bookseller.


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The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541608
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - August 4th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Celeste, Bookshop bookseller.


Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by MJ, Bookshop bookseller.


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The Worst Best Man: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062909879
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Avon - February 4th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by MJ, Bookshop bookseller.


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Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries #5) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250229861
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor.com - May 5th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by MJ, Bookshop bookseller.


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Axiom's End: A Novel (Noumena #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250256737
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - July 21st, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jax, Bookshop's Backlist Buyer and Floor Manager.


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The Deep Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534439863
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - November 5th, 2019

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jax, Bookshop's Backlist Buyer and Floor Manager.


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Convenience Store Woman Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780802129628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - September 17th, 2019

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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The Emissary Cover Image
By Yoko Tawada, Margaret Mitsutani (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811227629
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions - April 24th, 2018

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250214713
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - January 22nd, 2019

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250186928
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - May 8th, 2018

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250191786
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - August 7th, 2018

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250191854
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - October 2nd, 2018

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Tori, Bookshop bookseller.


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Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593129197
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - February 4th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jax, Bookshop's Backlist Buyer and Floor Manager.


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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Ivy, Bookshop's Assistant Children's Buyer


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Mexican Gothic Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525620785
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Del Rey - June 30th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Ivy, Bookshop's Assistant Children's Buyer


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Blended Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442495012
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 7th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Ivy, Bookshop's Assistant Children's Buyer


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Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547603879
Availability: Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 Days
Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Ivy, Bookshop's Assistant Children's Buyer


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Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jess, Bookshop bookseller.


Fleabag: The Scriptures Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593158272
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - November 26th, 2019

Selected as a Staff Favorite Book of 2020 by Jess, Bookshop bookseller.