Book Picks


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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