Sarah's Recommendations

By Sarah Nicolas

By Sarah Nicolas

The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James

Ashley Herring Blake

$16.99 $15.63

Middle Grade contemporary

Gideon the Ninth

Tamsyn Muir

$25.99 $23.39

necromancers in a crumbling gothic space palace

This Is How You Lose the Time War

Max Gladstone and Amal El-Mohtar

$19.99 $18.39

lyrical sci-fi

So You Want to Start a Podcast: Finding Your Voice, Telling Your Story, and Building a Community That Will Listen

Kristen Meinzer

$21.99 $19.79

great if you're considering a new media project

Red, White & Royal Blue

Casey McQuiston

$16.99 $15.63

fun, swoony rom-com. this is not Young Adult, btw!

Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune

Roselle Lim

$16.00 $14.72

the food descriptions will have you drooling

Once & Future

Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta

$18.99 $17.47

sci-fi King Arthur retelling

I Will Teach You to Be Rich, Second Edition: No Guilt. No Excuses. No Bs. Just a 6-Week Program That Works

Ramit Sethi

$15.95 $14.67

Hate the title, but will teach you a lot about personal finance

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

$14.95 $13.75

dark comedy


Oliver W Sacks


nonfiction, fascinating

Spinning Silver

Naomi Novik

$28.00 $25.20

a captivating fantasy

Tess of the Road

Rachel Hartman

$18.99 $17.47

incredible slow-moving fantasy

Monday's Not Coming

Tiffany D. Jackson

$10.99 $10.11

blew my mind. trigger warning: severe child abuse

Blood Water Paint

Joy McCullough

$10.99 $10.11

absolutely brilliant. trigger warning: rape, not graphic

The Bone Witch

Rin Chupeco

$10.99 $10.11

a slow-moving fantasy with a morally gray lead

The Kiss Quotient

Helen Hoang

$15.00 $13.80

very sexy, adorable romance

The Star-Touched Queen

Roshani Chokshi

$10.99 $10.11

elegant ya fantasy

The Girl from Everywhere

Heidi Heilig

$9.99 $9.19

a time-traveling pirate ship, with exploration of mental illness and a complicated father/daughter relationship

Bone Gap

Laura Ruby

$9.99 $9.19

a surreal, beautifully-written book

Hollywood Homicide

Kellye Garrett

$14.99 $13.79

an amateur detective mystery with a great voice