Staff Picks

Back row from left to right: McKenna, Curry, John, John and Donna
Front row from left to right: Chesli, Kaeleigh, Brenda (with Sir Benedict), and Brooke.

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.

Staff Friday Reads

McKenna Jordan

Brenda Jordan

John McDougall

Mike Wilson

Kaeleigh DeMeter

Brooke Kaiser

Chesli Lobue

Donna Vass



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The Quiet Tenant: A novel By Clémence Michallon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593534649
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - June 20th, 2023

NATIONAL BEST SELLER • ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED NOVELS OF 2023 • GMA BUZZ PICK • “A bravura feat of storytelling...daring and completely satisfying.” —James Patterson, #1 best-selling author

The Spectacular: A Novel By Fiona Davis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593184042
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dutton - June 13th, 2023

From the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Magnolia Palace: A thrilling story about love, sacrifice, and the pursuit of dreams, set amidst the glamour and glitz of Radio City Music Hall in its mid-century heyday.

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The Wishing Game: A Novel By Meg Shaffer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593598832
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Ballantine Books - May 30th, 2023

Years ago, a reclusive mega-bestselling children’s author quit writing under mysterious circumstances. Suddenly he resurfaces with a brand-new book and a one-of-a-kind competition, offering a prize that will change the winner’s life in this absorbing and whimsical novel.

Red Queen: A Novel (Antonia Scott #1) By Juan Gómez-Jurado Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250853677
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - March 14th, 2023

"Pacing of the breakneck variety. Short chapters, funny asides, lethally potent descriptions: They all contribute to a frenetic page-turning momentum… you’ll have great fun reading it." The New York Times Book Review

The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) By Richard Osman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984880987
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller | Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment

“Witty, endearing and greatly entertaining.” —Wall Street Journal