About Hannah

Hannah, a librarian-turned-bookseller, is Avid's book buyer. She's your go-to for recommendations in the realms of immersive fantasy/sci-fi/historical fiction, magical realism, womxn/mother-centered stories, nature writing, and children's books. When she's not reading a book, she enjoys noticing birds, walking in the woods, swimming, and hanging out with her family.

 

My Staff Picks: 
Pre-Order Now Badge
There Are Rivers in the Sky: A novel By Elif Shafak Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593801710
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf - August 20th, 2024

Staff Pick Badge
Out of the Sierra: A Story of Rarámuri Resistance By Victoria Blanco Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781566896535
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Coffee House Press - June 11th, 2024

Staff Pick Badge
Matrescence: On Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood By Lucy Jones Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593317310
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Pantheon - May 7th, 2024

Staff Pick Badge
The Light Eaters: How the Unseen World of Plant Intelligence Offers a New Understanding of Life on Earth By Zoë Schlanger Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063073852
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in one month)
Published: Harper - May 7th, 2024

Staff Pick Badge
Always Coming Home: A Novel By Ursula K. Le Guin, Shruti Swamy (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Shruti Swamy (Introduction by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780358726920
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in one month)
Published: Harper Perennial - June 27th, 2023

Staff Pick Badge
Linea Nigra: An Essay on Pregnancy and Earthquakes By Jazmina Barrera, Christina Macsweeney (Translator) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781949641585
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Two Lines Press - November 7th, 2023

Staff Pick Badge
Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy By Angela Garbes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062662958
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in one month)
Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 7th, 2019

Staff Pick Badge
A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250236210
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Tordotcom - July 13th, 2021

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062444134
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in one month)
Published: Harper Voyager - July 5th, 2016

Staff Pick Badge
Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch: A Novel By Rivka Galchen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250849311
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Picador - June 21st, 2022

Staff Pick Badge
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us By Ed Yong Cover Image
By Ed Yong
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593133255
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 29th, 2023

Staff Pick Badge
Trophic Cascade By Camille T. Dungy Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780819578563
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Wesleyan University Press - November 1st, 2018

Staff Pick Badge
Sparrow Envy: Field Guide to Birds and Lesser Beasts By J. Drew Lanham Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781938235818
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Hub City Press - April 20th, 2021

Staff Pick Badge
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

Staff Pick Badge
Underland: A Deep Time Journey By Robert Macfarlane Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358094
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 18th, 2020

Staff Pick Badge
Ammonite By Nicola Griffith Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345452382
Availability: May take several months to arrive, if available from publisher
Published: Del Rey - April 30th, 2002

Staff Pick Badge
The Goblin Emperor (The Chronicles of Osreth) By Katherine Addison Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780765365682
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Tor Fantasy - March 3rd, 2015

Staff Pick Badge
A Stranger in Olondria By Sofia Samatar Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781931520768
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Small Beer Press - April 30th, 2013

Staff Pick Badge
The Genius of Birds By Jennifer Ackerman Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399563126
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Penguin Books - April 11th, 2017

Staff Pick Badge
Ambiguity Machines: And Other Stories By Vandana Singh Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781618731432
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Small Beer Press - February 20th, 2018

Staff Pick Badge
The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland (Canons #6) By Nan Shepherd, Robert MacFarlane (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Nan Shepherd, Robert MacFarlane (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780857861832
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Canongate Books - August 18th, 2011

Staff Pick Badge
The Blue Jay's Dance: A Memoir of Early Motherhood By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$19.79
ISBN: 9780061767975
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in one month)
Published: Harper Perennial - February 23rd, 2010

Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World By Marcia Bjornerud Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691202631
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in one month)
Published: Princeton University Press - February 11th, 2020

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (Pitt Poetry Series) By Ross Gay Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780822963318
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - January 7th, 2015

Staff Pick Badge
It's Ok, Slow Lizard By Yeorim Yoon, Jian Kim (Illustrator), Chi-Young Kim (Translator) Cover Image
By Yeorim Yoon, Jian Kim (Illustrator), Chi-Young Kim (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781632062772
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Yonder - September 28th, 2021

Staff Pick Badge
Sato the Rabbit By Yuki Ainoya, Michael Blaskowsky (Translated by) Cover Image
By Yuki Ainoya, Michael Blaskowsky (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592703180
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Enchanted Lion - February 23rd, 2021

Staff Pick Badge
Chirri & Chirra By Kaya Doi, Yuki Kaneko (Translated by) Cover Image
By Kaya Doi, Yuki Kaneko (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781592701995
Availability: Backordered - may take several months
Published: Enchanted Lion - September 6th, 2016

Staff Pick Badge
Me & Mama By Cozbi A. Cabrera, Cozbi A. Cabrera (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534454217
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - August 25th, 2020

Comet in Moominland (Moomins #1) By Tove Jansson, Tove Jansson (Illustrator), Elizabeth Portch (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Tove Jansson (Illustrator), Elizabeth Portch (Translated by)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780312608880
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Square Fish - April 27th, 2010

Staff Pick Badge
The Pushcart War By Jean Merrill, Ronni Solbert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jean Merrill, Ronni Solbert (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781590179369
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: NYRB Kids - September 29th, 2015

Noisy Babies: Includes Six Sounds! (My First) By Lauren Crisp, Tiger Tales (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Lauren Crisp, Tiger Tales (Compiled by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781664350700
Availability: In our warehouse - should arrive/ship in one month. (Currently not on our shelves.)
Published: Tiger Tales - September 26th, 2023

I Like It When . . ./Me gusta cuando . . .: Bilingual English-Spanish By Mary Murphy, Mary Murphy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mary Murphy, Mary Murphy (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780152060459
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in one month)
Published: Clarion Books - March 1st, 2008