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.

Author/Musician Book Recommendations

Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau
The Final Revival of Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton
Absolutely on Music: Conversations by Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa
Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
American Utopia by David Byrne
The Age of Anxiety by Pete Townshend
The Spirit of Music: The Lesson Continues by Victor Wooten
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib
Broken Horses: A Memoir by Brandi Carlile
Do You Feel Like I Do? A Memoir by Peter Frampton
Rememberings by Sinead O’Connor
Jimi Hendrix: The Stories Behind the Songs by David Stubbs


June New Releases

Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu by Tom Lin
Ridgeline by Michael Punke
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
Double Blind by Edward St. Aubyn
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
The Ride of Her Life by Elizabeth Letts
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
We Are What We Eat by Alice Waters
There Plant Eyes by Leona M. Godin
House of Sticks by Ly Tran
Sidecountry by John Branch
The Wordy Book by Julie Paschkis
Coming to Our Senses by Susan R. Barry
The Hidden Palace by Helene Wecker
Rabbits by Terry Miles
All That She Carried by Tiya Miles
Chasing the Thrill by Daniel Barbarisi
A Girl is a Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
Cape Doctor by EJ Levy
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
Republic of Detours by Scott Borchert
Cultish by Amanda Montell
A Quantum Life by Hakeem Oluseyi
Widespread Panic by James Ellroy
Site Fidelity by Claire Boyles
What You Can See From Here by Mariana Leky
Who They Was by Gabriel Krauze
Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi
Wild Souls by Emma Marris