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.

Books for Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15 - Oct 15)

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez
Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity by Paola Ramos
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado
A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin
Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia
Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems by Natalie Diaz
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
My Two Border Towns by David Bowles
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America by Jaime Hernandez
Nuestra América: 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped the United States by Sabrina Vourvoulias
Cowboy Graves: Three Novellas by Roberto Bolaño
A Lot Like Adiós by Alexis Daria

September New Releases

You Have More Influence Than You Think by Vanessa Bohns    
Poet Warrior
by Joy Harjo    
The Power of Us: Harnessing Our Shared Identities to Improve Performance, Increase Cooperation, and Promote Social Harmony
by Jay J Van Bavel    
Conquistadores
by Fernando Cervantes    
Matrix
by Lauren Groff    
The House of Ashes
by Stuart Neville    
Over the Falls 
by Rebecca Hodge    
Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss Among the Wastepickers of Mumbai
by Saumya Roy
The Magician by Colm Toibin    
An Ordinary Wonder
by Buki Papillon    
Beautiful Country: A Memoir 
by Qian Julie Wang    
The War for Gloria
by Atticus Lish    
A Play for the End of the World
by Jai Chakrabarti    
Beautiful World Where Are You
by Sally Rooney    
Fault Lines
by Emily Itami    
Inseparable  
by Simone de Beauvoir
The Great Glorious Goddamn of It All by Josh Ritter    
Summer Light and Then Comes the Night
by Jon Kalman Stefansson    
Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature
by Farah Jasmine Griffin    
Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
by Mary Roach    
Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
by Nathaniel Philbrick
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead    
Harrow
by Joy Williams    
Apples Never Fall
by Liane Moriarty    
Talk to Me
by TC Boyle    
The Ghost Dancers
by Adrian C. Louis    
The Art of Self-Improvement: Ten Timeless Truths
by Anna Katharina Schaffner    
Bewilderment
by Richard Powers    
The Book of Form and Emptiness
by Ruth Ozeki    
Daughter of the Morning Star
by Craig Johnson    
Lean Fall Stand
by Jon McGregor    
True Raiders: The Untold Story of the 1909 Expedition to Find the Legendary Ark of the Covenant
by Brad Ricca    
Under the Whispering Door
by TJ Klune    
Olga
by Bernhard Schlink 
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of An American Dynasty
by Anderson Cooper    
Where No One Should Live
by Sandra Cavallo Miller    
Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid: The Fraught and Fascinating Biology of Climate Change
by Thor Hanson    
Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters
by Steven Pinker    
The Man Who Died Twice
by Richard Osman    
The Morning Star
by Karl Ove Knausgaard    
Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes 
by Phoebe Robinson    
Cloud Cuckoo Land
by Anthony Doerr    
We Know You Remember
by Tove Alsterdal    
Ways of Hearing: Reflections on Music in 26 Pieces 
Scott Burnham, Marna Seltzer, Dorothea Von Moltke (Editors)