Book Picks

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

Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist by Chad Orzel
On Immunity by Eula Biss
Study of Pose by Steven Sebring
What If? by Randall Munroe
Underwater Puppies by Seth Casteel
What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night by Refe and Susan Tuma
Molecules by Theodore Gray
Living Language: Dothraki by David J. Peterson
Flora and the Penguin by Molly Idle

   Today's Book Picks list comes from Patricia Vunk of The Northshire Bookstore.

Journey by Aaron Becker
Quest by Aaron Becker
The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee
Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner
The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Mouse Mansion by Karina Schaapman
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
Sparky by Jenny Offill and Chris Appelhans
The Witch's Boy by Kelly Barnhill
Jackaby by William Ritter
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes
Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

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

A Sudden Light by Garth Stein
Maeve’s Times: In Her Own Words by Maeve Binchy
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson
Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten
Pennyroyal Academy by M.A. Larson
Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Blizzard by John Rocco

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

The Secret Place by Tana French
Some Luck by Jane Smiley
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
Blue Horses by Mary Oliver
The Mitten String by Jennifer Rosner
Atlantia by Ally Condie
Organic: Farmers and Chefs of the Hudson Valley by contributors Francesco Mastalia (photography), Gail Buckland (Intro), Joan Dye Gussow (Preface), Mark Ruffalo (Foreward)


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

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #9 The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney (Oblong-sponsored event at Bulkeley Middle School in Rhinebeck, Wednesday, 11/12, 6:30pm)
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper & Raul the Third
In Real Life by Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang
How it Went Down by Kekla Magoon
Poisoned Apples by Christine Heppermann (event at Rhinebeck store, Sunday, 11/16, 4pm)
How Do You Pray? by Celeste Yacoboni (event at Rhinebeck store, Thursday, 11/6, 7pm)
Peter Paul and Mary: 50 Years in Music and Life by Peter Yarrow (Oblong-sponsored event at Morton Memorial Library in Rhinecliff, NY, Tuesday, 11/18, 7pm)
Yes Please by Amy Poehler

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

All The Truth Is Out by Matt Bai
The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
My Favorite Things by Maira Kalman
Hansel & Gretel by Neil Gaiman
The History of Rock 'N' Roll in Ten Songs by Greil Marcus
Gus and Me by Keith Richards
Never Can Say Good-Bye: Writers On Their Unshakable Love For New York edited by Sari Botton
We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
The Pocket Perkins by Michael Perkins

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

Electric City by Elizabeth Rosner
As You Wish by Cary Elwes
Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
The Who, the What, and the When: 65 Artists Illustrate the Secret Sidekicks of History written by Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman, and Matt Lamothe
The Hot Zone by Richard Preston
Upper Hudson Valley Beer by Craig Gravina and Alan McLeod
Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers
Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins

  Today's Book Picks list comes from Jennifer Armstrong from The Northshire Bookstore.

Skink -- No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen
Vanilla Ice Cream by Bob Graham
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire
I Wish I Had a Pet by Maggie Rudy
There Will Be Bears by Ryan Gebhart
Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales
Greenglass House by Kate Milford
Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
Where Is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox

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

Painted Horses by Malcolm Brooks
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff with the members of the Annex Security Team
Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire
Animalium by Jenny Broom, illustrated by Katie Scott
Healing Within: My Journey with Breast Cancer by Michael Kovarik (Event: 9/26/14)
Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion by Jon Katz (Event: 10/7/14)

  This week's Book Picks come to us from Joan Grenier and Chrysler Szarlan of Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA.

The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan
Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland
The Italian Wife by Ann Hood
The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith
Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lopez
To the Village Square by Lionel Delevingne
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Plant Power by Nava Atlas