2021 Bookseller Favorites

When it comes to recommending how to spend your money and your time, Riverstone booksellers take things very seriously. As such, we wholeheartedly endorse the books listed below as some of our favorites of 2021. 

Recommendations: 

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The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735222359
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking - October 5th, 2021

Recommended by Barbara, Riverstone Books Owner


Punch Me Up To The Gods: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358439103
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - May 18th, 2021

Recommended by Barbara, Riverstone Books Owner


Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393245585
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021

Recommended by Barbara, Riverstone Books Owner


Stalin's War: A New History of World War II Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781541672796
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Basic Books - April 20th, 2021

Recommended by Chris, McCandless Crossing Store Manager


A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World's Smartest Birds of Prey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101875704
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - March 30th, 2021

Recommended by Chris, McCandless Crossing Store Manager


Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries #6) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250765376
Availability: Backordered
Published: Tordotcom - April 27th, 2021

Recommended by Chris, McCandless Crossing Store Manager


Whereabouts: A novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593318317
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - April 27th, 2021

Recommended by Nat, Squirrel Hill Store Manager


The Sentence Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

Recommended by Nat, Squirrel Hill Store Manager


Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524748067
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pantheon - July 13th, 2021

Recommended by Nat, Squirrel Hill Store Manager


The Lost Apothecary Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778311010
Availability: Backordered
Published: Park Row - March 2nd, 2021

Recommended by Carrie


The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250178602
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

Recommended by Carrie


Hour of the Witch: A Novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385542432
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Doubleday - May 4th, 2021

Recommended by Carrie


Pony Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553508116
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

Recommended by Melanie, Riverstone Children's Manager


Cat Problems (Animal Problems) Cover Image
By Jory John, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593302132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Studio - August 3rd, 2021

Recommended by Melanie, Riverstone Children's Manager


The Kitchen Front: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593158807
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - February 23rd, 2021

Recommended by Melanie, Riverstone Children's Manager


One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

Recommended by Mia


Squad Cover Image
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Lisa Sterle (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062943149
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - October 5th, 2021

Recommended by Mia


The Love Hypothesis Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593336823
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - September 14th, 2021

Recommended by Mia


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The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501171345
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 4th, 2021

Recommended by Annette


Firekeeper's Daughter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

Recommended by Annette


Once There Were Wolves Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250244147
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - August 3rd, 2021

Recommended by Annette


A Spindle Splintered (Fractured Fables) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250765352
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - October 5th, 2021

Recommended by Beth


The Chosen and the Beautiful Cover Image
By Nghi Vo
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250784780
Availability: Backordered
Published: Tordotcom - June 1st, 2021

Recommended by Beth


The Witch's Heart Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9780593099940
Published: Ace - February 9th, 2021

Recommended by Beth


Rabbit Island Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781949641097
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Two Lines Press - February 9th, 2021

Recommended by William


Trafik Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566896061
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Coffee House Press - April 13th, 2021

Recommended by William


Stranger to the Moon Cover Image
By Evelio Rosero, Anne McLean (Translated by), Victor Meadowcroft (Translated by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811228626
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Directions - September 7th, 2021

Recommended by William


No One Is Talking About This: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593189580
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - February 16th, 2021

Recommended by Kiley


One Two Three: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250236777
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 8th, 2021

Recommended by Kiley


The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition): Essays on a Human-Centered Planet Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525555216
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton - May 18th, 2021

Recommended by Kiley


Hot Stew Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643751559
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - April 20th, 2021

Recommended by Eowyn


The Prophets Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593085684
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021

Recommended by Eowyn


We Play Ourselves: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399591525
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - February 9th, 2021

Recommended by Eowyn


The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984880987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

Recommended by Marisa


Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216723
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

Recommended by Marisa


We Begin at the End Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250759665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 2nd, 2021

Recommended by Kristin


On Animals Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982181536
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 12th, 2021

Recommended by Kristin


Heard It in a Love Song: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250235688
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - November 9th, 2021

Recommended by Kristin


These Silent Woods: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250793393
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - November 16th, 2021

Recommended by Matthew


Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

Recommended by Matthew


Billy Summers Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982173616
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - August 3rd, 2021

Recommended by Matthew


The Maidens Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250304452
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Celadon Books - June 15th, 2021

Recommended by Jodi


Rock Paper Scissors: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250266101
Availability: Backordered
Published: Flatiron Books - September 7th, 2021

Recommended by Jodi


Faye, Faraway Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982142674
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gallery Books - January 26th, 2021

Recommended by Jodi


Malibu Rising: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

Recommended by Elle


People We Meet on Vacation Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806758
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - May 11th, 2021

Recommended by Elle


Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984823557
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown - April 6th, 2021

Recommended by Jeff


Peril Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982182915
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 21st, 2021

Recommended by Jeff


Heart and Steel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982175795
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - June 1st, 2021

Recommended by Jeff