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Books chosen especially for you …

Don’t know what to read? Let us choose several titles for you by filling out the “Grab Bag” form. We’ll let you know when your package is ready for pick up.

New York Times Best Sellers – Hardcover Fiction

THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah
THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig
THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett
THE SANATORIUM by Sarah Pearse
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. Schwab
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens
THE RUSSIAN by James Patterson and James O. Born
FAITHLESS IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
MISSING AND ENDANGERED by J.A. Jance
RELENTLESS by Mark Greaney
ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman
THE PARIS LIBRARY by Janet Skeslien Charles
THE RETURN by Nicholas Sparks
A TIME FOR MERCY by John Grisham

New York Times Best Sellers – Hardcover Fiction

UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle
CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson
ONE VOTE AWAY by Ted Cruz
KILLING CRAZY HORSE by Bill O
IS THIS ANYTHING? by Jerry Seinfeld
RAGE by Bob Woodward
HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST by Ibram X Kendi