QABC Staff Recommendations

Here are some of our recommendations for you or your family members or friends to enjoy during these abnormal days, including books For The Fiction Fan, For Foodies, Page-turners, Nonfiction, For The Animal Lover, Who Has It All, and Picture Books. For more recommendations click on 'Staff Picks' on the home page main menu.

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The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

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Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

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The New David Espinoza Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062489883
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: HarperTeen - February 11th, 2020

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Hollywood Park: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250621566
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Celadon Books - May 26th, 2020

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The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781947793385
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Tin House Books - January 7th, 2020

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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250313577
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Flatiron Books - April 23rd, 2019

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Solitude & Company: The Life of Gabriel García Márquez Told with Help from His Friends, Family,  Fans, Arguers, Fellow Pranksters, Drunks, and a Few Respectable Souls Cover Image
By Silvana Paternostro, Edith Grossman (Translated by)
$26.95
ISBN: 9781609808969
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Seven Stories Press - February 26th, 2019

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Hurricane Season Cover Image
By Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (Translated by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780811228039
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: New Directions - March 31st, 2020

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Norco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781640093881
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 2nd, 2020

The Memory Police: A Novel Cover Image
By Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translated by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101870600
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Pantheon - August 13th, 2019

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Jennifer Juniper: A Journey Beyond the Muse Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781912666614
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Urbane Publications - April 26th, 2020

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The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316509848
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Orbit - March 24th, 2020

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When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

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Apeirogon: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781400069606
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Random House - February 25th, 2020

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Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521143
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Knopf - March 24th, 2020

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A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984820150
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 2020

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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

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Half Broke: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324003076
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 4th, 2020

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This Tender Land: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781476749297
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Atria Books - September 3rd, 2019

Hollow Kingdom Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538745830
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 7th, 2020

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Olive, Again: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996548
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

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The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590597
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Published: One World - September 24th, 2019

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Joy of Cooking: 2019 Edition Fully Revised and Updated Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781501169717
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Published: Scribner - November 12th, 2019

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We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062864499
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Published: Anthony Bourdain/Ecco - September 3rd, 2019

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The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library Novel #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101988640
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Ace - June 14th, 2016

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Tiny Imperfections Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593085028
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 5th, 2020

I loved this smart, funny peek inside the high stakes world of San Francisco private schools. It has everything: social satire, family drama, friendship, a lot laughs, a touch of romance, and lots to think about after. Bonus: authors live in Seattle!


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Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524758776
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Broadway Books - July 9th, 2019

The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

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Molly: The True Story of the Amazing Dog Who Rescues Cats Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250204776
Availability: Available - On our shelves now
Published: Celadon Books - October 8th, 2019

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Bibliostyle: How We Live at Home with Books Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525575443
Availability: Available to order - Usually arrives at our store in 1-5 days
Published: Clarkson Potter - October 22nd, 2019