Staff Picks

The Hickory Stick Bookshop staff has selected some of the books we're reading for you to preview. Some are new; some are old; all are books that might interest you. We update our picks frequently, so check back if you're ever looking for something good to read!
$9.99
ISBN-13: 9780385737951
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Ember, 9/2010

Ava's Pick! Come in to ask her about it! 


$9.99
ISBN-13: 9780062289858
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books, 2/2014

"An unpredictable and memorable dystopian about finding yourself in an everchanging, imperfectcly perfect world. Read it before you see the movie!" -Ava


$17.99
ISBN-13: 9780763665661
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Candlewick, 3/2014

"This book is absolutely lovely. It is already one of my favorite books of 2014 - possibly even of all time! It's beautifully written and incredibly crafted. I cannot wait to see more from Leslye Walton!" -Emelie 


$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780143124948
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Penguin Books, 3/2014

"A charming and enchanting tale full of meaningful struggles, amazing characters, and a house with a mind of its own." -Emelie


The Scar Boys (Hardcover)

$17.99
ISBN-13: 9781606844397
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: EgmontUSA, 2/2014

"An amazing narrative of the life of Harry Jones - who is so much more than the kid who was almost struck by lightning. Full of wit, honesty, and just the right amount of snark, this book will keep you hooked. Plus, it's got a killer soundtrack." -Emelie 


$28.95
ISBN-13: 9780670024858
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Published: Viking Adult, 10/2013

"This beautiful book is elegant, earthy and lusty! The reader follows the life of Alma Whittaker from Philadelphia to Tahiti and Amsterdam. You will  never look at moss in quite the same way. Promise." -Pam


The Kitchen House (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9781439153666
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Published: Touchstone, 2/2010

"This book about slavery and the Antebellum period really grabs. I could not stop reading!" -Pam


$15.00
ISBN-13: 9781250037756
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Published: Picador, 9/2013

"Such an imaginative combination of past and future. 'A cabinet of wonders' is a fitting description." -Pam


The Kept (Hardcover)

$25.99
ISBN-13: 9780062236739
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Published: Harper, 1/2014

"The time is 1897. The story is gripping, dark, thrilling, and I couldn't put it down. Follow this mother and son as they track those who took everything (but each other) from them." -Pat


Murder in Pigalle (Hardcover)

$27.95
ISBN-13: 9781616952846
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Published: Soho Crime, 3/2014

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9780871407450
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 4/2014
Pat's Pick!

Heart of Darkness (Hardcover)

$24.95
ISBN-13: 9781935639664
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Tin House Books, 11/2013

"This new publication includes striking new illustrations for every page of this classic adventure." -Sam


The Handmaid's Tale (Paperback)

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor, 3/1998

"An inside look at a twisted dystopian world with a very ominous ending." -Sam


The Stranger (Paperback)

$12.95
ISBN-13: 9780679720201
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Published: Vintage, 3/1989

"An interesting journey into the mind of someone truly indifferent to the world around them." -Sam


$16.99
ISBN-13: 9781402286421
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2/2014

"A 13-year-old First Daughter finds Alice Roosevelt's hidden diary! Charming book of blended realistic and historical fiction" -Wendy


Missing You (Hardcover)

$27.95
ISBN-13: 9780525953494
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Dutton Adult, 3/2014
"A taut, page-turning mystery involving Internet dating." -Wendy

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