Staff Picks of the Month

  • Psychonauts: Drugs and the Making of the Modern Mind By Mike Jay Cover Image
  • Mother Doll: A Novel By Katya Apekina Cover Image
  • 12 Rules for Strife By Jeff Sparrow, Sam Wallman Cover Image
  • The Jinn Daughter (Hoopoe Fiction) By Rania Hanna Cover Image
  • Someone You Can Build a Nest In By John Wiswell Cover Image
  • Martyr!: A novel By Kaveh Akbar Cover Image
  • Bad Dreams in the Night By Adam Ellis Cover Image
  • A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel By Ruth Ozeki Cover Image
  • Their Divine Fires: A Novel By Wendy Chen Cover Image
  • There's Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
  • The Skin and Its Girl: A Novel By Sarah Cypher Cover Image
  • Ghost Station By S.A. Barnes Cover Image
  • Six Feet Over: Science Tackles the Afterlife By Mary Roach Cover Image
  • Tree. Table. Book. By Lois Lowry Cover Image
  • Blood of Elves (The Witcher #3) By Andrzej Sapkowski, Danusia Stok (Translated by) Cover Image
  • Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World By Malcolm Harris Cover Image
  • Open Throat: A Novel By Henry Hoke Cover Image
  • Bite by Bite: Nourishments and Jamborees By Aimee Nezhukumatathil Cover Image
  • The Imaginary Alphabet By Sylvie Daigneault Cover Image
  • The Year of Living Constitutionally: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Constitution's Original Meaning By A.J. Jacobs Cover Image
  • Disappointing Affirmations By Dave Tarnowski Cover Image

New & Noteworthy Fiction

  • The Guncle Abroad By Steven Rowley Cover Image
  • Perfume and Pain: A Novel By Anna Dorn Cover Image
  • Lost Ark Dreaming By Suyi Davies Okungbowa Cover Image
  • All Fours: A Novel By Miranda July Cover Image
  • Blue Ruin: A novel By Hari Kunzru Cover Image
  • Long Island (Eilis Lacey Series) By Colm Toibin Cover Image
  • Real Americans: A novel By Rachel Khong Cover Image
  • Funny Story By Emily Henry Cover Image
  • Lucky: A novel By Jane Smiley Cover Image
  • Someone You Can Build a Nest In By John Wiswell Cover Image
  • The Familiar: A Novel By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
  • Table for Two: Fictions By Amor Towles Cover Image
  • A View from the Stars: Stories and Essays By Cixin Liu Cover Image
  • The Angel of Indian Lake (The Indian Lake Trilogy #3) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
  • The Woods All Black By Lee Mandelo Cover Image
  • Annie Bot: A Novel By Sierra Greer Cover Image
  • James: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
  • Parasol Against the Axe: A Novel By Helen Oyeyemi Cover Image
  • Fruit of the Dead: A Novel By Rachel Lyon Cover Image
  • The Hunter: A Novel By Tana French Cover Image
  • Wandering Stars: A novel By Tommy Orange Cover Image
  • Moon Of The Turning Leaves: A Novel By Waubgeshig Rice Cover Image
  • The Book of Love: A Novel By Kelly Link Cover Image
  • The Book of Ile-Rien: The Element of Fire & The Death of the Necromancer - Updated and Revised Edition By Martha Wells Cover Image
  • Greta & Valdin: A Novel By Rebecca K. Reilly Cover Image
  • Plastic: A Novel By Scott Guild Cover Image
  • The Warm Hands of Ghosts: A Novel By Katherine Arden Cover Image
  • What Feasts at Night (Sworn Soldier #2) By T. Kingfisher Cover Image
  • The Fox Wife: A Novel By Yangsze Choo Cover Image
  • The Women: A Novel By Kristin Hannah Cover Image
  • Ordinary Human Failings: A Novel By Megan Nolan Cover Image
  • The Tainted Cup By Robert Jackson Bennett Cover Image
  • House of Flame and Shadow (Crescent City #3) By Sarah J. Maas Cover Image
  • Come and Get It By Kiley Reid Cover Image
  • Everyone on This Train Is a Suspect: A Novel By Benjamin Stevenson Cover Image
  • Martyr!: A novel By Kaveh Akbar Cover Image
  • Dead in Long Beach, California: A Novel By Venita Blackburn Cover Image
  • Emily Wilde's Map of the Otherlands By Heather Fawcett Cover Image
  • Exordia By Seth Dickinson Cover Image
  • The Fury By Alex Michaelides Cover Image
  • The Tusks of Extinction By Ray Nayler Cover Image
  • Prophet Song: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) By Paul Lynch Cover Image
  • All the Hidden Paths (The Tithenai Chronicles #2) By Foz Meadows Cover Image
  • The End of the World Is a Cul de Sac: Stories By Louise Kennedy Cover Image
  • System Collapse (The Murderbot Diaries #7) By Martha Wells Cover Image
  • Before We Say Goodbye By Toshikazu Kawaguchi Cover Image
  • The Happy Couple: A Novel By Naoise Dolan Cover Image
  • Iron Flame (The Empyrean #2) By Rebecca Yarros Cover Image
  • The Vulnerables: A Novel By Sigrid Nunez Cover Image

New & Noteworthy Nonfiction

  • Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk By Kathleen Hanna Cover Image
  • Bite by Bite: Nourishments and Jamborees By Aimee Nezhukumatathil Cover Image
  • The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War By Erik Larson Cover Image
  • The Swans of Harlem: Five Black Ballerinas, Fifty Years of Sisterhood, and Their Reclamation of a Groundbreaking History By Karen Valby Cover Image
  • The Light Eaters: How the Unseen World of Plant Intelligence Offers a New Understanding of Life on Earth By Zoë Schlanger Cover Image
  • The Backyard Bird Chronicles By Amy Tan, David Allen Sibley (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • Shakespeare: The Man Who Pays the Rent By Judi Dench, Brendan O'Hea Cover Image
  • Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
  • The Age of Magical Overthinking: Notes on Modern Irrationality By Amanda Montell Cover Image
  • Somehow: Thoughts on Love By Anne Lamott Cover Image
  • There's Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
  • The Unclaimed: Abandonment and Hope in the City of Angels By Pamela Prickett, Stefan Timmermans Cover Image
  • Who's Afraid of Gender? By Judith Butler Cover Image
  • No Judgment: Essays By Lauren Oyler Cover Image
  • The House of Hidden Meanings: A Memoir By RuPaul Cover Image
  • Grief Is for People By Sloane Crosley Cover Image
  • How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi: Collected Quirks of Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math from Nerd Nite By Dr. Chris Balakrishnan, Matt Wasowski, Kristen Orr (Illustrator) Cover Image
  • Ten Bridges I've Burnt: A Memoir in Verse By Brontez Purnell Cover Image
  • Medgar and Myrlie: Medgar Evers and the Love Story That Awakened America By Joy-Ann Reid Cover Image
  • Alphabetical Diaries By Sheila Heti Cover Image
  • Toxic: Women, Fame, and the Tabloid 2000s By Sarah Ditum Cover Image
  • How to Be a Renaissance Woman: The Untold History of Beauty & Female Creativity By Jill Burke Cover Image
  • Critical Hits: Writers Playing Video Games By Carmen Maria Machado (Editor), J. Robert Lennon (Editor) Cover Image
  • Unruly: The Ridiculous History of England's Kings and Queens By David Mitchell Cover Image
  • Sad Happens: A Celebration of Tears By Brandon Stosuy, Rose Lazar (Illustrator) Cover Image
  • My Effin' Life By Geddy Lee Cover Image
  • Class: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hunger, and Higher Education By Stephanie Land Cover Image
  • My Name Is Barbra By Barbra Streisand Cover Image
  • Words from Hell: Unearthing the darkest secrets of English etymology By Jess Zafarris Cover Image
  • Tupac Shakur: The Authorized Biography By Staci Robinson Cover Image
  • The Woman in Me By Britney Spears Cover Image
  • The Sisterhood: The Secret History of Women at the CIA By Liza Mundy Cover Image
  • Determined: A Science of Life without Free Will By Robert M. Sapolsky Cover Image
  • A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, a History, a Memorial By Viet Thanh Nguyen Cover Image
  • The Iliad By Homer, Emily Wilson (Translated by) Cover Image
  • A Fabulous Failure: The Clinton Presidency and the Transformation of American Capitalism (Politics and Society in Modern America #155) By Nelson Lichtenstein, Judith Stein Cover Image
  • The Book of (More) Delights: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
  • Of Time and Turtles: Mending the World, Shell by Shattered Shell By Sy Montgomery, Matt Patterson (Illustrator) Cover Image
  • Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune By Anderson Cooper, Katherine Howe Cover Image
  • Glossy: Ambition, Beauty, and the Inside Story of Emily Weiss's Glossier By Marisa Meltzer Cover Image
  • Daughter of the Dragon: Anna May Wong's Rendezvous with American History By Yunte Huang Cover Image
  • Thin Skin: Essays By Jenn Shapland Cover Image
  • When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era By Donovan X. Ramsey Cover Image
  • Strip Tees: A Memoir of Millennial Los Angeles By Kate Flannery Cover Image
  • Under the Eye of Power: How Fear of Secret Societies Shapes American Democracy By Colin Dickey Cover Image
  • The Sullivanians: Sex, Psychotherapy, and the Wild Life of an American Commune By Alexander Stille Cover Image
  • Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS By BTS, Myeongseok Kang, Anton Hur (Translated by), Slin Jung (Translated by), Clare Richards (Translated by) Cover Image
  • What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World's Most Enigmatic Birds By Jennifer Ackerman Cover Image
  • Where Are Your Boys Tonight?: The Oral History of Emo's Mainstream Explosion 1999-2008 By Chris Payne Cover Image
  • I Feel Love: MDMA and the Quest for Connection in a Fractured World By Rachel Nuwer Cover Image

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

  • The Fetishist By Katherine Min Cover Image
  • Memory Piece: A Novel By Lisa Ko Cover Image
  • Afterparties: Stories By Anthony Veasna So Cover Image
  • The Fox Wife: A Novel By Yangsze Choo Cover Image
  • Chlorine: A Novel By Jade Song Cover Image
  • Bestiary: A Novel By K-Ming Chang Cover Image
  • Go Home! By Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (Editor), Viet Nguyen (Foreword by), Alexander Chee (Contribution by) Cover Image
  • Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
  • The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir By E. J. Koh Cover Image
  • Yellowface: A Reese's Book Club Pick By R. F. Kuang Cover Image
  • Natural Beauty: A Novel By Ling Ling Huang Cover Image
  • LET'S GO LET'S GO LET'S GO By Cleo Qian Cover Image
  • Tomb Sweeping: Stories By Alexandra Chang Cover Image
  • Interior Chinatown: A Novel (National Book Award Winner) (Vintage Contemporaries) By Charles Yu Cover Image
  • The Bandit Queens: A Novel By Parini Shroff Cover Image
  • All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir By Nicole Chung Cover Image
  • Biting the Hand: Growing Up Asian in Black and White America By Julia Lee Cover Image
  • Soft Science By Franny Choi Cover Image
  • Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers By Jesse Q. Sutanto Cover Image
  • Welcome Me to the Kingdom: Stories By Mai Nardone Cover Image
  • Y/N: A Novel By Esther Yi Cover Image
  • A Living Remedy: A Memoir By Nicole Chung Cover Image
  • Happy Stories, Mostly By Norman Erikson Pasaribu, Tiffany Tsao (Translator) Cover Image
  • The Sorrows of Others By Ada Zhang Cover Image
  • Native Speaker By Chang-rae Lee Cover Image
  • The Body Papers: A Memoir By Grace Talusan Cover Image
  • Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir By T Kira Madden Cover Image
  • Your Driver Is Waiting: A Novel By Priya Guns Cover Image
  • Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning By Cathy Park Hong Cover Image
  • Martyr!: A novel By Kaveh Akbar Cover Image
  • Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel By Kawai Strong Washburn Cover Image
  • 8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster: A Novel By Mirinae Lee Cover Image
  • River East, River West: A Novel By Aube Rey Lescure Cover Image

California Reading

  • We Are the Land: A History of Native California By Damon B. Akins, William J. Bauer, Jr. Cover Image
  • Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World By Malcolm Harris Cover Image
  • Desert Oracle: Volume 1: Strange True Tales from the American Southwest By Ken Layne Cover Image
  • The Library Book By Susan Orlean Cover Image
  • Everything Now: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles By Rosecrans Baldwin Cover Image
  • Where I Was From: A Memoir (Vintage International) By Joan Didion Cover Image
  • Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Revised Edition By Marc Reisner Cover Image
  • Slow Days, Fast Company: The World, The Flesh, and L.A. By Eve Babitz, Matthew Specktor (Introduction by) Cover Image
  • City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles (Essential Mike Davis) By Mike Davis, Robert Morrow (Photographs by) Cover Image
  • A Place at the Nayarit: How a Mexican Restaurant Nourished a Community By Natalia Molina Cover Image
  • Dreaming California: High End, Low End, No End in Sight By Susan Ressler (Photographer), Larry Lytle (Preface by), Mark Rice (Afterword by) Cover Image
  • Assembling California (Annals of the Former World #4) By John McPhee Cover Image
  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer By Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn (Introduction by), Patton Oswalt (Afterword by) Cover Image
  • Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy (American Crossroads #59) By George J. Sánchez Cover Image
  • California Exposures: Envisioning Myth and History By Richard White, Jesse Amble White (Photographs by) Cover Image
  • A Country Called California: Photographs 1850-1960 By Stephen White Cover Image
  • Tanya Holland's California Soul: Recipes from a Culinary Journey West [A Cookbook] By Tanya Holland, Maria C. Hunt (With), Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz (With), Alice Walker (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • Historical Atlas of California: With Original Maps By Derek Hayes, Chris Labonté (Other primary creator) Cover Image
  • California Soul: An American Epic of Cooking and Survival By Keith Corbin, Kevin Alexander Cover Image
  • The Battle for People's Park, Berkeley 1969 By Tom Dalzell, Todd Gitlin (Foreword by), Steve Wasserman (Afterword by) Cover Image
  • Read Me, Los Angeles: Exploring L.A.'s Book Culture By Katie Orphan Cover Image
  • Six California Kitchens: A Collection of Recipes, Stories, and Cooking Lessons from a Pioneer of California Cuisine By Sally Schmitt, Bruce Smith (With), Troyce Hoffman (By (photographer)), Cindy Pawlcyn (Foreword by), Thomas Keller (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • Gas and Glamour: Roadside Architecture in Los Angeles By Ashok Sinha, Ashok Sinha (Photographer), Jack Esterson (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
  • California: An American History By John Mack Faragher Cover Image
  • Black, Brown, Yellow, and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles (American Crossroads #19) By Laura Pulido Cover Image
  • A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 By Simon Winchester Cover Image
  • The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California By Mark Arax Cover Image
  • Dear California: The Golden State in Diaries and Letters By David Kipen (Editor) Cover Image
  • Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies By Reyner Banham, Joe Day (Foreword by) Cover Image
  • The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory By Norman M. Klein Cover Image
  • City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965 (Justice) By Kelly Lytle Hernández Cover Image
  • Miracle Country: A Memoir of a Family and a Landscape By Kendra Atleework Cover Image

Books for Spring Greening

  • The Drought-Defying California Garden: 230 Native Plants for a Lush, Low-Water Landscape By Greg Rubin, Lucy Warren Cover Image
  • The California Wildlife Habitat Garden: How to Attract Bees, Butterflies, Birds, and Other Animals By Nancy Bauer Cover Image
  • California Fruit & Vegetable Gardening, 2nd Edition: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles for California Gardens (Fruit & Vegetable Gardening Guides) By Claire Splan Cover Image
  • Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist: How to Have Your Yard and Eat It Too By Michael Judd Cover Image
  • The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping: Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Revised (FFA) By Samantha Johnson, Daniel Johnson Cover Image
  • DIY Mushroom Cultivation: Growing Mushrooms at Home for Food, Medicine, and Soil By Willoughby Arevalo Cover Image
  • The Kitchen Herb Garden: Growing and Preparing Essential Herbs (Edible Garden) By Rosalind Creasy Cover Image
  • First Time Beekeeping: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping - A Step-by-Step Manual to Getting Started with Bees By Kim Flottum Cover Image
  • Your Indoor Herb Garden: Growing and Harvesting Herbs at Home By D. J. Herda Cover Image
  • 50 Ways to Help Save the Bees By Sally Coulthard Cover Image
  • Succulents Simplified: Growing, Designing, and Crafting with 100 Easy-Care Varieties By Debra Lee Baldwin Cover Image
  • Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Southern California By George Oxford Miller Cover Image
  • Roses Love Garlic: Companion Planting and Other Secrets of Flowers By Louise Riotte Cover Image
  • Garden Allies: The Insects, Birds, and Other Animals That Keep Your Garden Beautiful and Thriving By Frederique Lavoipierre Cover Image
  • How to Attract Wildlife to Your Garden: Foods They Like, Plants They Love, Shelter They Need By Dan Rouse Cover Image
  • Starter Vegetable Gardens, 2nd Edition: 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens By Barbara Pleasant Cover Image
  • Create a Mediterranean Garden: Planting a Low-Water, Low-Maintenance Paradise - Anywhere By Pattie Barron Cover Image
  • Groundcover Revolution: How to use sustainable, low-maintenance, low-water groundcovers to replace your turf - 40 alternative choices for: - No Mowing. - No fertilizing. - No pesticides. - No problem! By Kathy Jentz Cover Image
  • The Kitchen Garden: Sowing, Growing and Cooking for the Garden Enthusiast By Lucy Mora Cover Image
  • Dry Climate Gardening: Growing beautiful, sustainable gardens in low-water conditions By Noelle Johnson Cover Image
  • A Beginner's Guide to House Plants: Creating Beautiful and Healthy Green Spaces in Your Home By Ryusuke Sakaino Cover Image
  • Hot Color, Dry Garden: Inspiring Designs and Vibrant Plants for the Waterwise Gardener By Nan Sterman Cover Image
  • The Herb Gardening Handbook: A Beginners' Guide to Growing and Harvesting Herbs No Matter Your Space By Andrew Perry Cover Image
  • 100 Plants to Feed the Birds: Turn Your Home Garden into a Healthy Bird Habitat By Laura Erickson Cover Image
  • 100 Plants to Feed the Monarch: Create a Healthy Habitat to Sustain North America's Most Beloved Butterfly By The Xerces Society Cover Image
  • Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates: Plants for a Lush, Water-Conscious Landscape By Nora Harlow, Saxon Holt (By (photographer)) Cover Image
  • Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening By Louise Riotte Cover Image
  • The New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family By Darryl Cheng, Darryl Cheng (By (photographer)) Cover Image
  • Seeds and Cuttings: A Guide to Germinating, Cutting and Multiplying 60 Plants By Olivia Brun, Tiphaine Germain-Lacour Cover Image
  • The Windowsill Gardener: 50 Easy-to-grow Plants to Transform Your Home By Annie Davidson (Illustrator), Liz Marvin Cover Image
  • The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden By Kim Flottum Cover Image