Want to know that the MBTB staff is reading and loving? These are some titles that are loved by just about everyone at the store. If you'd like to see staff picks for each member of the staff, click on the name of the staff member below. You can also check out our Staff Picks page for Kids Titles.
Mary Allen - Mary's Best of 2014 List
Dean James - Dean's Best of 2014 List
Brenda Jordan - Brenda's Best of 2014 List
McKenna Jordan - McKenna's Best of 2014 List
John Kwiatkowski - John's Best of 2014 List
Sally Woods - Sally's Best of 2014 List
Murder at the Brightwell is an elegant Christie-esque 1930s romp
that will delight fans of Rhys Bowen's Lady Georgie series with its
wit, charm, and strong independent heroine. With its dash of romance,
Amory Ames and her rakish husband Milo might just be the new Nick and
If you love Downton Abbey, you'll adore Ashley Weaver's charming
debut novel, set amidst the upper-crust of British society at a posh
seaside resort in the 1930s. There are handsome cads, gorgeous gowns,
and red herrings galore as our winsome heroine Amory Ames puts all
the clues together to find the murderer--as well as love.
--Susan Elia MacNeal
Highly recommended by John and McKenna!
“Once in a very long while a book
becomes a brand new old friend, a story you never knew you always
wanted. Station Eleven is that rare find that feels familiar and
extraordinary at the same time, expertly weaving together future and
present and past, death and life and Shakespeare. This is truly
—Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night
Highy recommended by McKenna, Sally, Brenda and Mary.
Emily St. John Mandel will sign on Monday, October 27th at 6:30 pm. For signing information please view our signing policies here.
"This is an all-nighter . . . The best debut mystery I've read in a long time." - Tana French
Brenda, McKenna, Sally and Mary all agree! Signed first editions available!
Signed First Editions available!
This debut is THE thriller to read this
year. It's the perfect blend of smart, well-written espionage and a
police procedural. HIGHLY recommended by McKenna, Sally, Brenda, Mary
Young God is a poetic,
grim, and beautifully dark novel about backwoods violence and horror
recounted in a numbed, laconic voice. Morris writes with splendid
economy, chapters short as contes, and plenty of slashing insights on
the rough world of throwaway lives and varieties of wrong.
--Daniel Woodrell, author of Winter's Bone
HIGHLY recommended by Mckenna, Mary, and Sally
This debut has already been a
blockbuster bestseller all over the world, and reads like a modern
take on Murder on the Orient Express with its closed list of
suspects. Highly recommended by McKenna, Brenda, Sally and Mary.
We are the only store in the country with copies that are signed by both the author and the translator!
Copyright © Murder By The Book