Book Picks

    

This week's Book Picks come to us from Emily Crowe at The Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA.

List:
Boy, Snow, Bird: A Novel by Helen Oyeyemi
All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu
Z: A Novel by Therese Anne Fowler
The President's Hat by Antoine Laurent
The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

  Dianne Ortmann and Thomas Chulak from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
For the Benefit of Those Who See by Rosemary Mahoney
Transcriber by Kristen Witucki
Broken Hallelujah by Liel Leibovitz
Ask Me by William Stafford
Invisible Boat by Eric G. Müller

    

  Scott Meyer joins us from Merritt Bookstore with this week's Book Picks list.

Loud Awake and Lost by Adele Griffin
The Ghost of the Mary Celeste by Valerie Martin
The Martian by Andy Weir
Who Discovered America?: The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas by Gavin Menzies
All the Time in the World: A Book of Hours by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins

   Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum from The Bookstore in Lenox.

List:
The Broken Road by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Orfeo by Richard Powers
The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart
The Cool School edited by Glenn O’Brien
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell
Inspiring Generosity by Barbara Bonner

  Suzanna Hermans joins us from Oblong Books and Music with this week's Book Picks List.

List:
Return of a King by William Dalrymple
Those Angry Days by Lynne Olson
Bark by Lorrie Moore
This is Not an Accident by April Wilder
One More Thing by B.J. Novak
Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done by Stephan Pastis
Roomies by Sara Zarr & Tara Altebrando

  Jacqueline Kellachan from The Golden Notebook in Woodstock, NY joins us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Senior
The Hobbit by J.R.R, Tolkein with illustrations by Jemima Catlin
Love Your Enemies by Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman
Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America by Jane Allen Patrick
Prayers For The Stolen by Jennifer Clement (event this Saturday, February 22nd at 2PM)
Shackleton's Journey by William Grill
Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell with illustrations by Christian Robinson
Thirty Girls by Susan Minot
The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Gail King of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:
Paperboy by Vince Vawter
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper
P. S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadahota
Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody
(other books by Matthew Cody: Powerless, Super, and Villainous [Fall 2014])
The Water Castle by Megan Frazer Blakemore
The Real Boy by Anne Ursu
The Center of Everything by Linda Urban
Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage

  This week's Book Picks come from Connie Brooks of Battenkill Books in Cambridge, NY.

This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Amsterdam by Russell Shorto
American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell by Deborah Solomon
A Simpler Way of Life by William Morgan, Photography by Trevor Tondro
The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz
The Best American InfoGraphics 2013 Edited by Gareth Cook, Introduction by David Byrne
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd
Exploralab: 150+ Ways to Investigate the Amazing Science All Around You by The Exploratorium

    This week's Book Picks come from Connie Brooks of Battenkill Books in Cambridge, NY.

List:
The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting edited by Ann Hood
Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
A Simpler Way of Life: Old Farmhouses of New York & New England by William Morgan, photographs by Trevor Tondro
The Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookbook from the editors at Good Housekeeping
Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat by Deborah Krasner
Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper
Please Bring Balloons by Lindsay Ward

     Jacqueline Kellachan from The Golden Notebook in Woodstock, NY joins us with this week's Book Picks list.

List:
Kids Books + Audio Books
Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlan and Steven Kellogg
Come Back, Moon by David Kherdian and Nonny Hogrogian
A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas and Chris Raschka
Danny The Champion of The World by Roald Dahl

Nicole Furnee and Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Hild by Nicola Griffith
The Liberator: One World War II Soldier's 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau by Alex Kershaw
Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson
Dog Songs by Mary Oliver
Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving by Katherine Paterson, illustrated by Pamela Dalton - Event at Chatham Bookstore 12/8, 2-4p. There will be original works from this book are on display at the store Dec 8-January 30)
Amsterdam by Russell Shorto
Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis by Lea Van Der Vinde

    Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum of The Bookstore in Lenox, MA.

List:
My Mistake by Daniel Menaker
If Mayors Ruled the World by Benjamin Barber
My Promised Land by Ari Shavit
Patrick Leigh Fermor by Artemis Cooper
Farmhouses of New York and New England by William Morgan, Trevor Tondro photographer
Enon by Paul Harding
1913 by Florian Illies

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Amelia Stymacks of The Northshire Bookstore.

List:

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
S. by JJ Abrams & Doug Dorst
River of No Return by Bee Ridgway
Secret History and Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

     Suzanna Hermans joins us from Oblong Books and Music with this week's Book Picks List.

List:
Still Writing by Dani Shapiro (event at Millerton store on Sunday, 11/17 @ 4)
A Reader's Book of Days by Tom Nissley
Unlikely Loves by Jennifer S. Holland
S. by J.J. Abrams & Doug Dorst
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (event at Rhinebeck store on Monday, 11/18 @ 6)
The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman (event at Rhinebeck store on Sunday, 12/1 @ 4)

    This week's Book Picks come to us from Joan Grenier and Emily Crowe from The Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA - celebrating 50 years of bookselling!

List:
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Longbourn by Jo Baker

This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Longbourn by Jo Baker
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington by Terry Teachout
The Men Who United the States by Simon Winchester
Well-Read Women by Samantha Hahn
Gobble You Up! text by Gita Wolf, art by Sunita
The Raven Boys Series by Maggie Stiefvater
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

  This week's Book Picks come from Connie Brooks of Battenkill Books in Cambridge, NY.

List:
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
The Gamal by Ciaran Collins
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Shakespeare Saved My Life: 10 Years in Solitary with the Bard Laura Bates
The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by HW Brands
Mud Season: How One Woman’s Dream of Moving to Vermont, Raising Children, Chickens and Sheep, & Running the Old Country Store Pretty Much Led to One Calamity after Another by Ellen Stimson - EVENT 10/18/13, 7 PM
Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner

    

  Jacqueline Kellachan from The Golden Notebook in Woodstock, NY joins us with this week's Book Picks list.

List:
Norman Mailer: A Double Life by J. Michael Lennon
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinion of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and The Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by K.G. Cambell
True Blue Scouts of Sugarman Swamp by Kathi Apelt
Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook by Dina Faconi, illustrated by Wendy Hollander
Goodbye to All That Writers on Loving and Leaving New York edited by Sari Botton
The Orphanmaster by Jeanne Zimmerman
Down in The Chapel: Religous Life in an American Prison by Joshua Dubler
Led Zepplin: The Oral History of The World's Greatest Rock Band by Barney Hoskyns

  Nicole Furnee and Dianne Ortmann from Chatham Bookstore in Chatham, NY join us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
The World is a Carpet by Anna Badkhen
Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally
Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson
Buriel Rites by Hannah Kent
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon

      Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum of The Bookstore in Lenox, MA.

List:
Salinger by David Shields and Shane Salerno
Someone: A Novel by Alice McDermott
Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
Emily & Herman: A Literary Romance by John J. Healey
The Trolley Problem, or Would You Throw the Fat Guy Off the Bridge?: A Philosophical Conundrum by Thomas Cathcart
Big Appetites: Tiny People in a World of Big Food by Christopher Boffoli

    Today's Book Picks have been selected by Marika McCoola from Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, VT and Saratoga Springs, NY.

List:
Sophie's Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
Odd Duck by by Cecil Castellucci, illustrated by Sara Varon
The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastis
Jane, the Fox, and Me by Fanny Britt, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, translated by Christine Morelli and Susan Ouriou
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner, illustrated by Julian Crouch
You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack by Tom Gauld
The Property by Rutu Modan
Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac

    Suzanna Hermans joins us from Oblong Books and Music with this week's Book Picks List.

Save Yourself by Kelly Braffet
Long Division by Kiese Laymon (event in Rhinebeck on Thurs, 9/5, 7pm)
Lost Girls by Robert Kolker
Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan (event in Rhinebeck on Sat, 9/7, 7pm)
Rufus Goes to School by Kim Griswell, illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev
The Time Fetch by Amy Herrick (event in Rhinebeck, Sat, 9/28, 4pm)
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps by Alan Gelb (event in Rhinebeck, Thurs, 9/26, 6pm)

    This week's Book Picks come to us from Emily Crowe at The Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA.

List:
Headhunters On My Doorstep by J Maarten Troost
If You Could Be Mine by Sar Farizan
This Is Paradise by Kristiana Kahakauwila
A Marker To Measure Drift by Alexander Maksik
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
The Rathbones by Janice Clark

This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
& Sons by David Gilbert
The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez
Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda
18 in America by Dylan Dethier
Dogtripping by David Rosenfelt
The Imperfect Environmentalist by Sara Gilbert
The LEGO Play Book written by Daniel Lipkowitz, created by LEGO Fan Builders Stephen Berry, Yvonne Doyle, Tim Goddard, Tim Johnson, Rod Gillies, Barney Main, Pete Reid, and Andrew Walker
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Hank Finds an Egg by Rebecca Dudley

  This week's Book Picks come from Connie Brooks of Battenkill Books in Cambridge, NY.

List:
The Rathbones by Janice Clark
Brewster by Mark Slouka
John Saturnall’s Feast by Lawrence Norfolk
The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World’s Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti
Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality by Jacob Tomsky
Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat by Melissa Joulwan
Journey by Aaron Becker
Bedtime Math by Laura Overdeck (Author), Jim Paillot (Illustrator)
Mesmerizing Math by Jonathan Litton (Author), Thomas Flintham (Illustrator)

  Jacqueline Kellachan of The Golden Notebook in Woodstock, NY joins us with this week's Book Picks.

List:
Mo Meta Blues: The World According To Questlove by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Ben Greeman
Ready for A Brand New Beat by Mark Kurlansky
Mayor of MacDougal Street by David Van Ronk
What You Want Is In The Limo by Michael Walker
The Guitar In The New World by Joe Gioia
Cross Roads: How The Blues Shaped Rock and Roll by John Milward
Yodel in Hi-Fi by Bart Planenga - Event on 8/3
Beautifully Unique Sparkle Ponies by Chris Kluwe
Bobcat and Other Stories by Rebecca Lee
TaiPei by Tao Lin
The Ocean At The End of The Lane by Neil Gaiman
LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles by Daniel Lipkowitz
The Twenty One Balloons by William Pene du Bois

    This week's Book Picks come from Scott Meyer of Merritt Books in Millbrook, NY.

List:
Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America's House in Order by Richard Haass
Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who's Lived It by Matthew Berry
Bird Medicine: The Sacred Power of Bird Shamanism by Evan T. Pritchard
William Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian Doescher
How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler by Ben Grossblatt
The Form Within: My Point of View by Karl H. Pribram
The Never List by Koethi
Spirits & Wine by Susan Newhof
The Hudson Valley in the Ice Age: A Geological History & Tour by Robert Titus

  Today's Book Picks come from Matt Tannenbaum of The Bookstore in Lenox, MA.

List:
Shanghai Factor by Charles McCarry
The Third Coast by Thomas Dyja
Russ and Daughters by Mark Russ
Federman Transatlantic by Colum McCann
Memories of a Marriage by Louis Begley
Forty-One False Starts by Janet Malcolm
Possibility: Essays Against Despair by Patricia Vigderman
Abraham Lincoln: A Life (Vol 1 & 2) by Michael Burlingame

  Jessica Wood of Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont (and soon to open a second location in Saratoga Springs, NY) joins us with this week's Book Picks list.

List after the break.

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