What is Sarah Bagby reading?

As majority owner of Watermark Books & Cafe, Sarah never runs out of suggestions of what one must read or give.  Just ask her. Sarah casts her reading net wide and deep in search of strong stories and good action. Dipping into literary fiction, mysteries and thrillers, biographies, and more, she's a fount of knowledge on who's who and what's what in the book world. Bring her your gift-giving quandaries for the holidays or other special occasions and watch the magic in action.

Passionate about healthy communities and the state of the publishing industry, Sarah serves on a number of industry boards, including the American Booksellers Association and the Alliance for Main Street Fairness.  With the help of all her professional staff of readers, Watermark Books & Cafe does much to bring a vitality to the literary arts in our community. 

Here's what Sarah Bagby's reading now. To see what she's read in the recent past, click here.

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That Left Turn at Albuquerque Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641291095
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Published: Soho Crime - March 3rd, 2020

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Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216723
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

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Afterlife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643750255
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385544009
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Published: Doubleday - October 6th, 2020

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated Cover Image
By Gertrude Stein, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781594204609
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Published: Penguin Press - March 3rd, 2020

Nothing Fancy: Unfussy Food for Having People Over Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780451497017
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 22nd, 2019

The Mirror & the Light (Wolf Hall Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780805096606
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 10th, 2020

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

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She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781982157289
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Published: Scribner - October 13th, 2020

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Monogamy: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062969651
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Published: Harper - September 8th, 2020

Hamnet Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657606
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Published: Knopf - July 21st, 2020

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Infinite Country: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781982159467
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

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The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062868084
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2020

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Homeland Elegies: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316496421
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 15th, 2020

A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

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Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374194321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

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Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399563263
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Published: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020

The Book on Pie: Everything You Need to Know to Bake Perfect Pies Cover Image
By Erin Jeanne McDowell, Mark Weinberg (By (photographer))
$35.00
ISBN: 9780358229285
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 10th, 2020

Designing History: The Extraordinary Art & Style of the Obama White House Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780847864799
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Published: Rizzoli - September 1st, 2020

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The Law of Innocence (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel #6) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316485623
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 10th, 2020

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The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250178602
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

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The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644450314
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Published: Graywolf Press - June 2nd, 2020

Redhead by the Side of the Road: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525658412
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Published: Knopf - April 7th, 2020

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Squeeze Me: A novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781524733452
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Published: Knopf - August 25th, 2020

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The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982123895
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

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What Could Be Saved: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982150617
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Published: Atria Books - January 12th, 2021