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Staff Favorites from 2022—so Far

Now that we are in July, we can officially share with you our favorite books for the first half of 2022. Below are books that our booksellers have loved—click on the covers to learn more about each title.

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Ain't Burned All the Bright By Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534439467
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 11th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner

 


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Nobody Gets Out Alive: Stories By Leigh Newman Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982180300
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - April 12th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner 

 

 


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Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562969
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner

 


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Lost & Found: A Memoir By Kathryn Schulz Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525512462
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - January 11th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner, and Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer

 


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The Candy House: A Novel By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476716763
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - April 5th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner, and Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer


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Booth By Karen Joy Fowler Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593331439
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 8th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Casey, Bookshop's Owner, and Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer

 


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To Paradise: A Novel By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385547932
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - January 11th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer


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Pure Colour: A Novel By Sheila Heti Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374603946
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 15th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer


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Love Marriage: A Novel By Monica Ali Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982181475
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - May 3rd, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer


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Young Mungo By Douglas Stuart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802159557
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - April 5th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer


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Counterfeit: A Novel By Kirstin Chen Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063119543
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - June 7th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Melinda, Bookshop's Head Book Buyer


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A River Enchanted: A Novel (Elements of Cadence #1) By Rebecca Ross Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063055988
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Voyager - February 15th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Kristina, Digital Marketing & Social Media Coordinator


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Sea of Tranquility: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593321447
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Kristina, Digital Marketing & Social Media Coordinator


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The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School By Sonora Reyes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060234
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 17th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Andrea, Bookshop bookseller


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Yerba Buena: A Novel By Nina LaCour Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250810465
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - May 31st, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Andrea, Bookshop bookseller


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Are We Ever Our Own (American Reader #38) By Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781950774616
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: BOA Editions - May 24th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Holly, Events Assistant & Schools Outreach Coordinator

 


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Either/Or By Elif Batuman Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525557593
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - May 24th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Holly, Events Assistant & Schools Outreach Coordinator and Ian, Bookshop bookseller


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Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations By Nicole A. Taylor Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982176211
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 31st, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by S.B., Bookshop's Marketing Manager & Cookbook Buyer


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The Book of Difficult Fruit: Arguments for the Tart, Tender, and Unruly (with recipes) By Kate Lebo Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250829474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - April 12th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by S.B., Bookshop's Marketing Manager & Cookbook Buyer


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Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island By Emily Meggett, Kayla StewartKayla Stewart (Contributions by), Trelani Michelle (Contributions by), Clay Williams (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Emily Meggett, Kayla StewartKayla Stewart (Contributions by), Trelani Michelle (Contributions by), Clay Williams (By (photographer))
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419758782
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams - April 26th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by S.B., Bookshop's Marketing Manager & Cookbook Buyer


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Trust By Hernan Diaz Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593420317
Availability: Backordered
Published: Riverhead Books - May 3rd, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Trey, Bookshop's Accounting Dept.


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How High We Go in the Dark: A Novel By Sequoia Nagamatsu Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063072640
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - January 18th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Trey, Bookshop's Accounting Dept.


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Notes on an Execution: A Novel By Danya Kukafka Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063052734
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - January 25th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Trey, Bookshop's Accounting Dept.


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The High House: A Novel By Jessie Greengrass Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982180119
Availability: Not On Our Shelves, But Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 Days
Published: Scribner - January 4th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Trey, Bookshop's Accounting Dept.


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The Third Person By Emma Grove Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781770466159
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - May 3rd, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Kailey Jo, Bookshop's Local Authors Coordinator


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A Tiny Upward Shove: A Novel By Melissa Chadburn Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374277758
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 12th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Kailey Jo, Bookshop's Local Authors Coordinator


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Braking Day By Adam Oyebanji Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780756418229
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: DAW - April 5th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Kailey Jo, Bookshop's Local Authors Coordinator


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City of Incurable Women By Maud Casey Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781942658863
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bellevue Literary Press - February 22nd, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Nikole, Bookshop bookseller


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Time Is a Mother By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593300237
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - April 5th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Brooks, Bookshop bookseller


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Book Lovers By Emily Henry Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593334836
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - May 3rd, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Lindsay, Bookshop's Web Manager


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Something Wilder By Christina Lauren Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982173401
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - May 17th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Lindsay, Bookshop's Web Manager


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Wicked Beauty (Dark Olympus) By Katee Robert Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781728231792
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Casablanca - June 7th, 2022

Chosen as a Staff Favorite Book of 2022 by Lindsay, Bookshop's Web Manager


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