Staff Picks

The staff here at Sundance Books and Music shares a common passion for reading, listening and discovering. One of the best things about being a member of the Sundance staff is the conversations we get to have with our amazing, diverse customers every day. We love hearing about the books and music that you're excited about, and getting to offer some recommendations of our own too.

Be sure to check back regularly to find out about the books that our staff can't wait to share with you. For first glance at monthly recommendations, sign up for our newsletter.

Black History Month Recommendations

The Awkward Black Man by Walter Mosely
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw
Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope by Esau McCaulley
Igifu by Scholastique Mukasonga
Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us About Race, Resilience, Transformation, and Freedom edited by Pamela Ayo Yetunde and Cheryl A. Giles
Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar
Dated Emcees by Chinaka Hodge
Across That Bridge: A Vision for Change and the Future of America by John Robert Lewis
Ring Shout by P. Djeli Clark

February New Releases 

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 edited by Ibram X. Kendi
The Survivors by Jane Harper
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert
Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor
Milk Fed by Melissa Broder
We Run the Tides by Vendela Vida
We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans and Comedy by Kliph Nesteroff
You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia by Thomas Healy
The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics by Tim Harford