Staff Picks

December Staff Picks For Everyone This Holiday Season

“Books were safer than other people anyway.”  ― Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

November Staff Picks for Bibliophiles

"Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book." –Anonymous

October Staff Picks for Book Lovers

"Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light." –Vera Nazarian

September Staff Picks for All Readers

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” - C.S. Lewis

August Staff Picks to Inspire and Delight

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
-  Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

July 2017 Staff Picks

“Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.” ―Helen Keller

May 2017 Staff Picks

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C.S. Lewis

March 2017 Staff Picks

“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” –Chinese Proverb. Books to welcome spring in this month's staff picks.

January 2017 Staff Picks

Happy new year, book lovers! The sub-zero temperatures earlier this month kept us inside, but no matter: we’ve stayed busy reading these books! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.
While we have your attention, we have exciting news!

  • Off the Beaten Path will now open at 7:30 am 7 days per week. Stop by for a coffee, pastry, and a good book.
  • We now offer e-books and audio books from our new online store and the My Must Reads app. This is a great opportunity to read and listen wherever you go, while still shopping with Off the Beaten Path.

December 2016 Staff Picks for Young Readers

"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." - Neil Gaiman. Our December staff picks make great gifts for the youngest of book lovers.