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Book Picks - Oblong Books and Open Door Bookstore

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This week's Book Picks comes from Suzanna Hermans of Oblong Books in Rhinebeck and Millerton, New York and Lily Bartels from Open Door Bookstore in Schenectady, New York.

Lily Bartels:

  • Long Island Compromise by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
  • The Wedding People by Alison Espach
  • There Is No Ethan by Anna Akbari
  • The Cliffs by J. Courtney Sullivan
  • The Forgotten Names by Mario Escobar

Suzanne Hermans:

  • I'm Mostly Here to Enjoy Myself by Glynnis MacNicol (event 7/9)
  • A Few Rules for Predicting the Future by Octavia Butler
  • State of Paradise by Laura van den Berg
  • The Main Character by Jaclyn Goldis
  • Middle of the Night by Riley Sager
  • Woe: A Housecat's Story of Despair by Lucy Knisley (event 7/12)
  • They Call Me No Sam! by Drew Daywalt


  • The God of the Woods by Liz Moore
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