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Book recommendations from our guest booksellers!

We had a great time this year for Small Business Saturday. Here are some of the books our awesome “guest booksellers” were recommending:

Tim Floreen (author of Willful Machines and Tattoo Atlas): We are the Ants, by Shaun Hutchinson, Jess, Chunk and the Road to Infinity, by Kristin Clark, and Where Futures End, by Parker Peevyhouse

Sarah and Ian Hoffmann (authors of Jacob’s New Dress): Donovan’s Big Day, by Lesléa Newman, Ten Thousand Dresses, by Marcus Ewert,  And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, Chester’s Way, by Kevin Henkes

Melita Granger (illustrator and editor): The Nick and Tesla series, by Bob Pflugfelder and Steve Hockensmith, Rad American Women A-Z, by Kate Schatz and Miriam Stahl, This One Summer, by Mariko Tamaki, and Girl Defective, by Simmone Howell

Annalee Newitz (author of Scatter Adapt and Remember, and She’s Such a Geek): Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren, Tipping Point for Planet Earth, by Anthony Barnosky, and The Works: Anatomy of a City, by Kate Ascher

Charlie Anders (author of All the Birds in the Sky, and She’s Such a Geek): Campus Trilogy, by David Lodge, The Fifth Season or The Obelisk Gate, by NK Jemisin, and 2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson

Brandon Brown (author of Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War): The Invention of Nature, by Andrea Wulf, The Last Love Song, by Tracy Daugherty, and Beyond Words, by Carl Safina

Sacha Arnold (Folio Books’ book blogger!): Sabbath’s Theater, by Philip Roth. J R, by William Gaddis. The Last Samurai, by Helen DeWitt, Square Wave, by Mark Da Silva, Nicotine, by Nell Zink, and Stories of Your Life, and Others, by Ted Chaing

Jon Roemer (publisher/editor at OUTPOST19): What Becomes Us, by Micah Perks, On Heights & Hunger, by Josh MacIvor-Andersen, 99 Stories of God by Joy Williams, The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, Underground Airlines, by Ben H. Winters, and Swing Time, by Zadie Smith