New Releases – 10/15

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HARDCOVER FICTION

purchase hereJUST ONE EVIL ACT by ELIZABETH GEORGE

Bestselling author Elizabeth George delivers another masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley series: a gripping child-in-danger story that tests Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers like never before. As both Barbara and her partner, Inspector Thomas Lynley, soon discover, the case is far more complex than a typical kidnapping, revealing secrets that could have far-reaching effects outside of the investigation. With both her job and the life of a little girl on the line, Barbara must decide what matters most, and how far she’s willing to go to protect it.

purchase hereBRIDGET JONES: MAD ABOUT THE BOY by HELEN FIELDING

Londonite Bridget Jones faces the challenges of maintaining sex appeal as the years roll by, the nightmares of drunken texting, the skinny jean, the disastrous e-mail cc, total lack of Twitter followers, and TVs that need ninety buttons and three remotes to simply turn on.

BookPeople has SIGNED COPIES available on our shelves and at bookpeople.com. If purchasing online, write “signed copy” in the comment section. Available while supplies last.

purchase hereCROOKED NUMBERS by TIM O’MARA

Following on the heels of his acclaimed debut, Tim O’Mara’s Crooked Numbers is another outstanding mystery that brings the streets of Brooklyn and Manhattan to life and further solidifies O’Mara’s place among the most talented new crime fiction writers working today.

Interested? Read more on the MysteryPeople Blog with the MysteryPeople Q&A with Tim O’Mara.

purchase hereTHE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER by ANNE RICE

In her new novel, as lush and romantic in detail and atmosphere as it is sleek and steely in storytelling, Anne Rice takes us once again to the rugged coastline of Northern California, to the grand mansion at Nideck Point, and further explores the unearthly education of her transformed Man Wolf. The Yuletide season, sacred to much of the human race, has been equally sacred to the Man Wolves, and Reuben soon becomes aware that they, too, steeped in their own profound rituals, will celebrate the ancient Midwinter festival deep within the verdant richness of Nideck forest.

purchase herePOLICE by JO NESBO

Harry Hole returns–or does he?–in a terrifyingly paced, vertiginous new roller coaster of a thriller by the internationally best-selling author of The Snowman and The Redeemer. For years, detective Harry Hole has been at the center of every major criminal investigation in Oslo. His dedication to his job and his brilliant insights have saved the lives of countless people. But now, with those he loves most facing terrible danger, Harry is not in a position to protect anyone.

BookPeople has SIGNED COPIES available on our shelves and at bookpeople.com. If purchasing online, write “signed copy” in the comment section. Available while supplies last.

purchase hereNOS4A2 by JOE HILL

A spine-tingling novel of supernatural suspense from master of horror Hill, the bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box and Horns. Victoria and Charles can both go to secret worlds, from a secret bridge to a terrifying playground of amusements. Their paths have crossed before, and one is looking for revenge. This book plunges you into the dark side of imagination with a thrilling novel of supernatural suspense that will have you flinching at shadows and checking the rear view mirror again and again

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HARDCOVER NON-FICTION

THE MEN WHO UNITED THE STATES by SIMON WINCHESTER

Bestselling author Winchester illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizenry and geography of the U.S.A. from its beginnings and ponders whether the historic work of uniting the States has succeeded, and to what degree.

BookPeople has SIGNED COPIES available on our shelves and at bookpeople.com. If purchasing online, write “signed copy” in the comment section. Available while supplies last.

purchase hereWRITING ON THE WALL by TOM STANDAGE

Papyrus rolls and Twitter have much in common, as each was their generation’s signature means of “instant” communication. Indeed, as Tom Standage reveals in his scintillating new book, social media is anything but a new phenomenon. From the papyrus letters that Roman statesmen used to exchange news across the Empire to the advent of hand-printed tracts of the Reformation to the pamphlets that spread propaganda during the American and French revolutions, Standage chronicles the increasingly sophisticated ways people shared information with each other, spontaneously and organically, down the centuries.

purchase hereMIND OF AN OUTLAW by NORMAN MAILER

Norman Mailer was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters and an acknowledged master of the essay. Mind of an Outlaw,  the first posthumous publication from this outsize literary icon, collects Mailer’s most important and representative work in the form that many rank as his most electrifying.

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HARDCOVER ART

purchase hereCRAZY 4 CULT: CULT MOVIE ART 2 by GALLERY 1988

An impressive cult movie art collection, featuring art from Gallery 1988, a Los Angeles art gallery that focuses on pop-culture themed artwork. Be prepared to see your favorite cult movies as you’ve never seem them before! This second volume of Cult Movie Art collects the best of the last two years of the show, with pieces inspired by Escape From New York, Shaun of the Dead, Ghostbusters, The Princess Bride, The Big Lebowski and many more.

purchase hereHUMANS OF NEW YORK by BRANDON STANTON

In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called Humans of New York, in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes.

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HARDCOVER COOKBOOKS

purchase hereDANIEL: MY FRENCH CUISINE by DANIEL BOULUD

Daniel Boulud, one of America’s most respected and successful chefs, delivers a definitive, yet personal cookbook on his love of French food.
From coming of age as a young chef to adapting French cuisine to American ingredients and tastes, Daniel Boulud reveals how he expresses his culinary artistry at Restaurant Daniel.

purchase hereOWN YOUR KITCHEN by ANNE BURRELL

Owning your kitchen is about being in charge when you cook–understanding how flavors work together, how to improvise with ingredients you have on hand, and, above all, how to feel confident and stress-free when making meals. In Own Your Kitchen, Anne Burrell gets you in that groove by sharing the recipes she makes when she’s relaxed and cooking at home. Anne has designed these 100 recipes to get you comfortable with dozens of essential techniques.

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YOUTH FICTION

purchase hereWHERE DID YOU SEE HER LAST? by LEMONY SNICKET

In the fading town of Stain’d-by-the-Sea, young apprentice Lemony Snicket has a new case to solve when he and his chaperone are hired to find a missing girl. Is the girl a runaway? Or was she kidnapped? Was she seen last at the grocery store? Or could she have stopped at the diner? Is it really any of your business? These are All The Wrong Questions.

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