WAMC Book Picks List

These are the books recommended by booksellers Connie Brooks and Eve Macneill on WAMC's The Roundtable on March 9, 2021. 

Klara and the Sun: A novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318171
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick!

Klara and the Sun is a magnificent new novel from the Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro—author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day.


The Sanatorium: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593296677
Availability: Usually Ships in 3-6 Days
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - February 2nd, 2021

REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK
An instant New York Times bestseller!

“An eerie, atmospheric novel that had me completely on the edge of my seat.” Reese Witherspoon


You won't want to leave. . . until you can't.


Good Eggs: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982164294
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - March 2nd, 2021

“A joyous, exuberantly fun-filled novel of second chances.


Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399588587
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - February 9th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A searing, deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman’s journey from diagnosis to remission and, ultimately, a road trip of healing and self-discovery.

“A work of breathtaking creativity.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love


The Gilded Ones Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984848697
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Press - February 9th, 2021

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER! 

“Namina Forna Could Be The Toni Morrison Of YA Fantasy.” –Refinery 29 

“Fans of Children of Blood and Bone, Mulan, and the Dora Milaje from Black Panther are going to adore this one.” BuzzFeed


The Oak Papers Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063037946
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - February 16th, 2021

"A profound meditation on the human need for connection with nature, as one man seeks solace beneath the bows of an ancient oak tree."—Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of Trees


The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250237071
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 2nd, 2021

With lush illustrations, poems, and accessible scientific information, The Wisdom of Trees by Lita Judge is a fascinating exploration of the hidden communities trees create to strengthen themselves and others.

We clean the air and seed the clouds, we drench the thirsty land with rain. We are like wizards.


The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: A Life of Edwin Hubble Cover Image
By Deborah Marcero (Illustrator), Isabelle Marinov
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592703173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Enchanted Lion Books - January 19th, 2021

This is the story of Edwin Hubble, a boy fascinated by the stars who surmounted many hurdles to follow his dreams of becoming an astronomer. Using the insights of great mathematicians and endlessly observing the sky, he succeeded in confirming two things that altered human life forever: that there are more galaxies than our own, and that the universe is always expanding.