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Below is a list of favorite and/or recommended books by the Matchbox staff.

“I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I’ve eaten; even so, they have made me.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


These picks come in a range of genres and authors. We wanted to share this list with you in hopes that you will find that perfect holiday gift for your friend or family member, or that you will find a great book to start off the New Year with. We hope you will enjoy these books as much as we have.

*This list is alphabetized by authors’ last name and is not categorized in any other form*

The Autobiography of Red, Anne Carson

Red Doc, Anne Carson

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers

One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman

Slow Dance with Sasquatch, Jeremy Radin

Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke

The Percy Jackson Series, Rick Riordan

The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss

The Color Purple, Alice Walker

Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf