Séance Tea Party Slewfoot: A Tale of Bewitchery The Buddha in the Attic Hooky The Name of the Wind Slewfoot: A Tale of Bewitchery Howl's Moving Castle
The Prince and the Dressmaker Northanger Abbey A Lover's Discourse Heartstone Hooky Séance Tea Party The Secret Lives of Church Ladies
The Buddha in the Attic The Secret Lives of Church Ladies The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) The Song of Achilles Before the Coffee Gets Cold Dune Nimona
I'm Thinking of Ending Things Austenland Heartstone A Lover's Discourse Before the Coffee Gets Cold The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure Sweat and Soap 1

Courtney's Staff Picks

By Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers

By Auburn Oil Co. Booksellers
The Buddha in the Attic

The Buddha in the Attic

Julie Otsuka

$16.00 $14.88

This book broke me!! It's one of the most eloquent, lyrical, and heart-wrenching novellas I have read in a long time. Julie Otsuka writes a beautifully haunting book that gives a voice to a silenced and sadly forgotten generation of Japanese women, and your heart will ache with them the entire read.

A Lover's Discourse

A Lover's Discourse

Xiaolu Guo

$17.00 $15.81

An episodic novel about two lovers, their growing affair, and the conversations that ultimately end in discourse. Reflecting on language & cultural differences, this story is beautiful, witty, & perceptive. If you enjoy people-watching, you will love eavesdropping on this couple's messy relationship.

Hooky

Hooky

Míriam Bonastre Tur

$12.99 $12.08

This is an endearing coming-of-age graphic novel that is full of found-family, forgiveness, and magic. An enjoyable read with a fun blend of familiar fairy tales, and general fantasy.

Slewfoot: A Tale of Bewitchery

Slewfoot: A Tale of Bewitchery

Brom

$29.99 $27.89

A dark & vengeful historical fantasy full of excellent storytelling. This book is both a mystical fairytale, and an intense horror novel that will keep you flipping the pages to see what happens next! Fans of Guillermo Del Toro films will love this book! **Trigger Warnings: Graphic violence, misogyny, torture, & animal abuse.

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Toshikazu Kawaguchi

$19.99 $18.59

Come visit The Café located in Tokyo. Featuring delicious drinks, yummy treats, and...time travel? In this simple, but beautiful tale where traveling in time is both frustrating, as it is amusing, we are introduced to a cast of characters who all wish to visit someone from another time. But transtemporal travel is no easy thing in this universe, and there are rules that must be followed. A cozy, heart-warming story that is the perfect melodrama for your next rainy day read. Fans of "Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories" will devour this book!

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

Deesha Philyaw

$18.99 $17.66

In this powerful anthology we are introduced to a diverse cast of characters, each with their own distinct voice and troubles. Through them we explore the complexities & expectations of womanhood, the challenges of love & relationships, and how these topics impact their lives within church culture. Full of moving, delicious language that will have you begging for more.

Heartstone

Heartstone

Elle Katharine White

$15.99

Pride & Prejudice...with dragons!! This historical fantasy is such a fun book with lots of adventure, likeable characters, and fluffy romance. A truly heartfelt story that reinvents Jane Austen's classic tale into one magical read.

Séance Tea Party

Séance Tea Party

Reimena Yee

$12.99 $12.08

If you are in need of a truly sweet read, that will most likely leave you in tears, than this graphic novel is for you! For the young, and the young-at -heart, this beautiful coming-of-age story uproots the familiar memory of trying to balance the magic of your youth (where the only limit is your imagination), and growing up without feeling left behind. A charming story full of introspective journeys, friendship, and beautiful art!

Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

Diana Wynne Jones

$9.99 $9.29

If you've seen the movie, don't be expecting the same exact story from the book; they are nothing alike. But if you loved the movie, you'll most likely adore the novel. Filled with an intriguing storyline, a fascinating world, and characters that are funny, quirky, and lovable!

Austenland

Austenland

Shannon Hale

$16.00 $14.88

A fun, light-hearted read for any Austen fan who fantasies about their own regency love story! A book where fictional characters might not belong on a pedestal, happily ever after might not be how you imagined, and how no one should settle when it comes to love! Paired best with a cup of tea for perfect chick-lit night!

Nimona

Nimona

Noelle Stevenson

$15.99 $14.87

If you are in need of a story that is hilarious, emotional, & full of complex characters this graphic novel is a must-read! Drawn in a quirky & beautiful art style, "Nimona" explores the fun of both science & magic for one grand adventure!

The Name of the Wind

The Name of the Wind

Patrick Rothfuss

$10.99 $10.22

A simple story of an impetuous youth whose persistence to prove & improve himself is juxtaposed against the stubbornness & resignment of experience & age. A book that revolves around how people become songs & legends while building the world & history primarily through interaction & dialogue with the side characters.

Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen

$8.00 $7.44

A satire within a Jane Austen novel, with one of the most relatable Austen heroines: a kind hearted individual who is naïve, and just wants to be the lead in her own gothic novel (don't we all). Filled with charming characters, hilarity, and classic Austen romance!

Dune

Dune

Frank Herbert

$18.00 $16.74

Herbert manages to paint a beautiful picture from a small corner of his large world in Dune. This is a tale of both personal and intergalactic conflict bound to entice any reader. All sorts of men walk the dunes, but only one can gather the flock and lead a people to a newfound paradise.

The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)

The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)

Ellen Raskin

$7.99 $7.43

Would-be heirs try to compete for a fortune, while also trying to solve the mystery of who killed their rich neighbor! A fun and unusual writing style with a fantastic storyline, great humor, and classic mystery hijinks!

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

William Goldman

$16.99 $15.80

If you love the movie, you need to read the book! It's not just your typical fairy tale full of action, romance, and revenge...it's all that with a great sense of humor! But BEWARE!!! This is a kissing book!

The Prince and the Dressmaker

The Prince and the Dressmaker

Jen Wang

$17.99 $16.73

Super cute, and lots of fun! The art style is sweet & colorful, and the story itself is one I would gladly read again! Definitely recommend if you are looking for an easy read that will make you smile a whole bunch.

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

Iain Reid

$15.99

This is a story of loneliness and regret. A psychological thriller that moves slow, but ultimately settles you into this feeling of unease and dread the more you read. You know something is wrong, but you don't know what it is that you should be afraid of. This is one of those books that your second read-through is highly influenced from your first, and thus becomes a whole new reading experience.

The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles

Madeline Miller

$16.99 $15.80

This book is so beautiful - I absolutely adored it.

Sweat and Soap 1

Sweat and Soap 1

Kintetsu Yamada

$12.99 $12.08

I absolutely love this series! This office romance has lovable characters, hilarious shenanigans, and features a couple with a beautiful and healthy relationship. It's full of growth, acceptance of one's self, and a good dose of spicy scenes. If you are a fan of romance manga, this one needs to be added to your TBR!