Guna's Picks

Mercury Pictures Presents: A Novel By Anthony Marra Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780451495204
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Hogarth - August 2nd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Winner of the David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction • The epic tale of a brilliant woman who must reinvent herself to survive, moving from Mussolini’s Italy to 1940s Los Angeles—a timeless story of love, deceit, and sacrifice from the award-winning author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena


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Hester: A Novel By Laurie Lico Albanese Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250278555
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 4th, 2022

Named a Most Anticipated Book for Fall 2022 by Goodreads Washington Post New York PostBuzzFeed PopSugar Business Insider • An October 2022 Indie Next List Pick • An October 2022 LibraryReads Pick

"A hauntingly beautiful––and imagined––origin story to The Scarlet Letter." ––People


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Still Life: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Sarah Winman Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593330760
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 13th, 2022

A Good Morning America Book Club Pick

A captivating, bighearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood, and the ghost of E. M. Forster, by the celebrated author of Tin Man.


Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525567271
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Anchor - August 9th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


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Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter By E.B. Bartels Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780358212331
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Mariner Books - August 2nd, 2022

An unexpected, poignant, and personal account of loving and losing pets, exploring the singular bonds we have with our companion animals, and how to grieve them once they’ve passed.


The Marriage Portrait: A novel By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320624
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Knopf - September 6th, 2022

WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION FINALIST REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The author of award-winning Hamnet brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life in this unforgettable fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de' Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.


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Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
Out of stock at the moment; would not arrive before the holidays.
ISBN: 9780399562969
Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

“Brooks’ chronological and cross-disciplinary leaps are thrilling.” —The New York Times Book Review

Horse isn’t just an animal story—it’s a moving narrative about race and art.” —TIME


Lucy by the Sea: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593446065
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Random House - September 20th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of My Name is Lucy Barton and Olive Kitteridge comes a “poised and moving” (Vogue) novel about a divorced couple stuck together during lockdown—and the love, loss, despair, and hope that animate us even as the world seems to be falling


Oh William!: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812989441
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 26th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they’ve come from—and what they’ve left behind.
 


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Squeeze Me: A novel By Carl Hiaasen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525435280
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - May 11th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A hilarious novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast, from the author of Skinny Dip and Razor Girl

“If you could use some wild escapism right now, Hiaasen is your guy.” —The New York Times


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Deacon King Kong (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735216730
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction
 
Winner of the Gotham Book Prize

One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year"

Oprah's Book Club Pick

Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine

A Washington Post Notable Novel


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Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Marriage Portrait delivers a luminous portrait of a marriage, a family ravaged by grief, and a boy whose name was given to one of the most celebrated plays of all time.


Monogamy: A Novel By Sue Miller Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062969668
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 4th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book NPR Best Book of the Year People magazine Top Ten Books of the Year • BookPage Best Book of the Year • Good Housekeeping Best Book of the Year


Meowsterpieces: A Cat's Guide to Art . . . And Life! By Jenn Bailey, Nyangsongi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jenn Bailey, Nyangsongi (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419760518
Availability: Not in store, not in stock at our distributor. Once you place the order, we can give you a better time frame.
Published: Magic Cat - September 27th, 2022

Join Mama Cat and her playful kittens as they take inspiration from some of the world’s great masterpieces to learn the art of being a cat in author Jenn Bailey and illustrator Nyangsongi’s picture book Meowsterpieces.
 
Discover how to be adored in The Birth of Venus by Boticelli; learn how to be brave in Hokusai’s Under the Wave o


Friends and Strangers: A novel (A Read with Jenna Pick) (Vintage Contemporaries) By J. Courtney Sullivan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525436478
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: Vintage - April 27th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK An insightful and compulsively readable novel about a complicated friendship between two women who are at two very different stages in life, from the best-selling author of Maine and Saints for All Occasions.


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Unlikely Animals: A Novel By Annie Hartnett Cover Image
$28.00
Out of stock at the moment; would not arrive before the holidays.
ISBN: 9780593160220
Published: Ballantine Books - April 12th, 2022

“This tragicomic novel is heartfelt, touching, and delightfully quirky. You’ll fall in love with the offbeat cast of characters (both living and dead) and find yourself rooting for them right through the last page.”—Good Housekeeping (Book Club pick)