What Arlington is Reading Right Now

Looking for a good book? Your neighbors are digging these fiction, nonfiction and children's titles.

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Need something good to read while you’re hunkered down?  Barnes & Noble Clarendon and Barnes & Noble Mosaic are offering curbside pick-ups for online purchases.  One More Page Books in East Falls Church is phasing out curbside pickups, but is providing free delivery for orders over $30 in North Arlington, McLean and Falls Church (a $5 delivery fee applies to orders under $30).  Online orders can also be shipped.  Bards Alley in Vienna is offering curbside pick-ups and delivery service by bike. Busboys and Poets offers audiobook subscriptions featuring a library of more than 70,000 titles. If you have a library card, you can also peruse the Arlington Public Library’s eCollection of books for free. And just in case you need a little inspiration, here are the current bestsellers at Barnes & Noble’s Clarendon Market Common store:


The Mirror & the Light (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Hardcover Fiction

The Mirror & the Light, Hilary Mantel

The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides

House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City Series), Sarah J. Maas

The Dutch House, Ann Patchett

The Jetsetters, Amanda Eyre Ward

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, Charlie Mackesy

Such a Fun Age, Kiley Reid

American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins

Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens

My Dark Vanessa, Kate Elizabeth Russell

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

Hardcover Nonfiction

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, Erik Larson

Untamed, Glennon Doyle

Capital and Ideology, Thomas Piketty

MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman, Ben Hubbard

The Blueprint: 6 Practical Steps to Lift Your Leadership to New Heights, Douglas R. Conant

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed, Lori Gottlieb

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, Mark Manson

Educated, Tara Westover

Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction, David Enrich

Open Book, Jessica Simpson

The Hunting Party


The Hunting Party, Lucy Foley

Normal People, Sally Rooney

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Yuval Noah Harari

The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, Patrick Radden Keefe

Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island, Earl Swift

Red, White & Royal Blue, Casey McQuiston

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States, Daniel Immerwahr

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Stuart Turton

How to Catch a Dinosaur (B&N Exclusive Edition) (How to Catch... Series)

Children’s Books

How to Catch a Dinosaur (How to Catch… Series), Adam Wallace, Andy Elkerton

How to Catch a Unicorn (How to Catch… Series), Adam Wallace, Andy Elkerton

Dragonslayer (Wings of Fire: Legends Series, #2), Tui T. Sutherland

Big Nate: Blow the Roof Off!, Lincoln Peirce

The Bookwanderers (Pages & Co. Series, #1), Anna James, Paola Escobar

Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 3, Janet A. Meyer

InvestiGators (InvestiGators Series, #1), John Patrick Green

Fetch-22 (Dog Man Series, #8), Dav Pilkey

Green Eggs and Ham, Dr. Seuss

The Story of Easter, Patricia A. Pingry


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