New Books 9/27!

everydaycook-cover-image Alton Brown – Alton Brown: EveryDayCook

Ever wonder what great chefs cook for themselves to eat when they’re not in the restaurant or on television? Well, celebrity chef Alton Brown, of Eat Your Science and Cutthroat Kitchen, is giving us just that – a look at his daily, meal-by-meal recipes. His latest book EveryDayCook includes one hundred, no-nonsense recipes along with great insights and cooking tips, some humor, and a pinch of science!

And Alton Brown himself is stopping by the store on Tuesday, October 4th at 7pm. Don’t miss out!

Mindy Kaling– Why Not Me? whynotmemindykaling

“Funny, thoughtful essays and anecdotes written in the star’s trademark voice. But this time around, things are just little more grown-up…This is Kaling at the height of her power.”—USA Today

The New York Times-bestseller is now out in paperback! In Why Not Me?, Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it’s falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, or, most important, believing that you have a place in Hollywood when you’re constantly reminded that no one looks like you.

Mindy Kaling will be signing copies of her book at the Texas Teen Book Festival on October 1st!

Dash_9780553513097_jkt_all_r1.inddJames Dashner – The Fever Code

If the Maze Runner series left you with all the questions and no answers, fear not friends because you were not alone! Enter, The Fever Code, brand new prequel to the worldwide Maze Runner phenomenon and holder of all the answers. Lies will be exposed. Secrets will be uncovered. Loyalties will be tested and proven. And you will never see the truth coming! Thrilling and revelatory.

And don’t miss James Dashner for an in-store talk and book signing on Wednesday, October 5th at 7pm.

morningstarPierce Brown – Morning Star

The final installation in the incredible Red Rising trilogy by Pierce Brown is out in paperback today, and what an installation! This series, recommended by at least a dozen book-staffers, culminates in a crescending swath of political scheming, phoenix-like resurrection, and interplanetary warfare as the Iron Rain falls again! And, now that the final book is(finally!) out in paperback, there’s nothing to keep you from immediately immersing yourself in a world incredibly transformed.

Danielle Walker – Against All Grains Celebrations

Chef and bestselling author of Against All Grains, Danielle Walker, is back with her latest collection of 125 gluten-free recipes, Against All Grains Celebrations. This new cookbook focuses specifically on those events and festivities where food traditions are the strongest and keeping a paleo diet sometimes becomes a struggle. But have no fear, because Celebrations has you covered with delicious recipes for every holiday on the calendar.

Join us Sunday, October 9th at 1pm as we host Danielle Walker for a paleo-friendly discussion and book signing!

borntorunBruce Springsteen – Born to Run

Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep. Much more than a simple rock star’s memoir, Born to Run is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences. Revelatory for anyone who has ever enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, this is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks, or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll.

Trenton Lee Stewart – The Secret Keepers thesecretkeepers

From the author of The Mysterious Benedict Society comes another epic adventure. When Rueben comes across an antique stopwatch, he is thrust into a series of events he could never have predicted. With his intrepid new friend Penny at his side, Reuben is tasked with preventing a nefarious tyrant from holding unimaginable power. Amazing!


Adam Gidwitz – The Inquisitor’s Tale

“Told in the style of oral storytelling, as these stories would have been shared among the peasant class in 13th century France, which is when the book is set, is just one of the remarkable things that set this book apart from every other middle-grade fantasy novel. Gidwitz centers the story around three characters, each representing one major theology of the world, and layers it with religious, class, and racial prejudice that apply to our world today. This alone makes it an excellent book to read aloud and discuss. Also to love is the humor, adventure, and friendship between the heroes and the most holy dog (there’s also a farting dragon!). All these things come together to create a complex & layered, riveting, thought-provoking story, coupled with incredible illuminations! — Ellen, BookPeople’s School Outreach Coordinator  has been a saint, patiently awaiting new release day!

Jason Carter Eaton and John Rocco – How to Track a Truck 


Don’t miss out on the new book from Jason Carter Eaton and John Rocco, author and illustrator of HOW TO TRAIN A TRAIN! If you’d like a pet truck of your very own, look no further than this marvelous guidebook on all the things you need to know.


Leigh Bardugo – Crooked Kingdom 

Jump back into the incredible world of SIX OF CROWS with CROOKED KINGDOM, the fast-paced sequel. Kaz Brekker and his crew have (mostly) made it back to Ketterdam intact, but there are more heists to plan and vengeance to enact. With complex political machinations and some intense, heart-stopping twists, CROOKED KINGDOM brings the story of The Dregs to an incredible conclusion. #kazbrekkeruseyourwords


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