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Staff Favorites

We read a lot of books, we love a lot of books!  Here are some of our favorites (and yes, you can find these at our stores):

Local authors, local favorites!

M L Buchman: Award winning romantic suspense
Michele Longo Eder: “Salt in Our Blood: The Memoir of a Fisherman’s Wife”

Christy Fifield: Haunted Souvenir Shop mysteries
C D Harper: “Covenant”, a novel
Hatfield Marine Science Center: “Oregon Coast Quest Book”

Sheridan Jones & Wally Khol: “Layman’s Weather Guide”
Ron Lovell: “Murder at Yaquina Head” (Thomas Martindale mysteries)

Dean Wesley Smith: Poker Boy stories
Shirley Tallman: Victorian mystery series
J Steven York: “Two Bad Days of Summer”, mystery

Nonfiction:

“Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book”
Lorene Edwards Forkner: “Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

Jill Norman: “DK Book of Herbs & Spices”
Gregory Paul: “Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs
William Sullivan: “100 Hikes/Travel Guide on the Oregon Coast”
Charles Wilkinson:
“The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon”

Victor Wooten: “The Music Lesson”

Fiction:

Sherman Alexie: “Lone Ranger & Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”
Sarah Addison Allen: “Garden Spells”

Jim Butcher: “Storm Front” (The Dresden Files)
Jennifer Crusie: “Agnes & the Hitman”
Aaron Elkins: Skeleton Detective mysteries

Robert Heinlein: Sci-fi
M.R. James: “Ghost Stories of an Antiquary”
J.A. Jance: Mysteries, Joanna Brady series
Laurie R. King: “Beekeeper’s Apprentice, mystery

Mercedes Lackey: “Arrows of the Queen”, fantasy
H.P. Lovecraft: Horror, sci-fi
James Thom: “Follow the River
Bill Watterson: “Calvin and Hobbes” series
P G Wodehouse: Jeeves & Wooster books

Kid’s Picture Books:

Ari Berk: “Nightsong”
Stephen Cosgrove: “Leo the Lop” & “Creole” (Serendipity books)
Helen & Thomas Docherty: “Snatchabook”
Ul De Rico: “Rainbow Goblins”
Cori Doerrfeld: “Little Bunny Foo Foo, the Real Story”
 
Kid’s and Young Adult:

Roald Dahl: “The Twits
Neil Gaiman: “The Graveyard Book
Deborah Howe: “Bunnicula
Norton Juster: “The Phantom Tollbooth
Marissa Meyer: Lunar Chronicles
Mary Norton: “The Borrowers”