The Awkward Yeti, Nick Seluk – Heart and Brain: Gut Instincts
Did you miss our event on Saturday? We’ve got signed copies for you! Fans of Poorly Drawn Lines, Liz Climo, Randall Munroe, and The Oatmeal will love this riotous collection marking the return of optimistic Heart and analytical Brain with over 60 brand-new, never-before-seen comics .Vigorously demanded and highly anticipated, Heart and Brain: Gut Instincts is the follow-up to the tremendously popular New York Times bestseller, Heart and Brain: An Awkward Yeti Collection. The Awkward Yeti’s Heart and Brain comics perfectly illustrate the ongoing, internal struggle betwixt head and heart. Heart and Brain: Gut Instincts features the same lovable characters as the first book and introduces a host of other vital organs like insatiable Tongue, irritable Bowels, and abused Stomach.
George R.R. Martin, John Hodgman – Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition
Winter is coming, which means the holidays are just around the corner! Return to Westeros with this beautiful, richly illustrated edition and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the book that started it all! Gorgeous illustrations begin each chapter with never-before-seen art commissioned especially for this magnificent volume interspersed throughout the pages — this is the perfect gift for the fan in your life, or maybe just to treat yourself!
Mel Brooks – Young Frankenstein: A Mel Brooks Books
WHAT HUMP? In Mel Brook’s own words, a tell-all about the making of cult classic: Young Frankenstein! With over 200 behind-the-scenes photos, interviews with the cast, crew, and of course Mel Brooks himself, this incredible tome covers everything you ever wanted to know about the players, filming, and studio antics that toook place in the creation of that marvelous movie. Bonus! We have swag! The first four people to order this book from BookPeople will get a free t-shirt, with our compliments to your fabulous taste in film and literature.
Kirk Lynn – Rules for Werewolves
Local author, Kirk Lynn’s debut novel Rules For Werewolves is now out in paperback! This twisted suburban story following a group of young and wild drifters, bent on restructuring a revolutionary utopic life is at once a fractured fairytale and a haunting portrayal of American disaffection. Radical style, hilarious, and deeply moving, Lynn’s novel remains a bookseller favorite – the perfect something to curl up with as the days grow shorter and (hopefully) colder!
Nick Offerman – Good Clean Fun
This fun and fantastic tome is about Offerman’s real-life Woodshop (which handcrafts everything from moustache combs to fine furniture), a testament to American elbow grease and an honest hard day’s work nestled in the glitz and glitter of Tinseltown. Not only does the book cover the experiences of Offerman and his ragtag crew of wood-working champions, it includes personal, accessible instructions from the Offerman Woodshop on some of their most popular projects (replete with eye-popping color photos), humorous essays, insights, and odes from Nick, and even a few of his favorite recipes! For woodworkers, fans of woodworking pictures, or just those of us in love with Nick Offerman’s brand of bucolic and wordlly wisdom, this is a useful, illuminating, and entertaining new book!
Jothnathan Lethem – A Gambler’s Anatomy
Jonathan Lethem, bestselling author of 9 novels, is back with A GAMBLER’S ANATOMY, a devilishly entertaining novel about an international backgammon hustler who thinks he’s psychic. Amid his crazy travels and a tumor in his brain, Bruno Alexander has to confront two central questions: Is the gambler being played by life? And what if you’re telepathic but it doesn’t do you any good? Come get one of our SIGNED COPIES while they last!
Peter Meehan – Lucky Peach Presents Power Vegetables!
Lucky Peach is the paragon of cool in the cooking world, so when we say having this cookbook on your shelf will increase your cool-factor by association, we’re speaking from the experience of the absolutely cool-ness bestowed on us by having it on OUR shelves! After tackling Asian recipes and sausage-making, Lucky Peach is here with Power Vegetables – 100 veggie (irregularly vegan, occasionally vegetarian, and always delicious) recipes that are startlingly simple and ultimately crave-worthy!
Mark Frost – Secret History of Twin Peaks
Mark Frost is a novelist, screenwriter, director and film producer, and is best known as a writer for the television series Hill Street Blues and as the co-creator of the television series Twin Peaks. In this new novel, he deepens the mysteries of that iconic town in ways that not only enrich the original series but readies fans for the upcoming Showtime episodes. A must-have book this holiday season for fans of the show!
Beth Macy – Truevine
From the author of the bestselling Factory Man comes a new book recounting the kidnapping of two African-American brothers for display as circus freaks, and their mother’s quest to get them back. The story begins in 1899 with their kidnapping and continues as they rise to international stardom as circus freaks, performing around the world. Their mother, still in the American South living in poverty, never gives up on them. Macy shows the racial implications still relevant today with her trademark narrative style, rich in historical detail.
Jay Asher – What Light
From Jay Asher, the author of the luminous THIRTEEN REASONS WHY, comes a new novel of teenage romance. Sierra’s parents own a Christmas tree farm in Oregon, but every year they move to California to sell trees. One winter she meets Caleb, a boy still trying to rectify a mistake from his past. These teens are heartwarming and uplifting, a wonderful romp for a winter afternoon. Plus, Jay Asher will be speaking and signing copies of WHAT LIGHT here at BookPeople on Friday, October 28th at 7PM. More information is at bookpeople.com. Don’t miss it!
Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff – Gemina
GEMINA, the sequel to high-octane space thriller ILLUMINAE, is out today! GEMINA follows a new set of characters on their own incredible adventure. The fast pace and endless twists and turns are a great follow-up to the first, and rest assured this book lives up to expectations. Plus, join us and Amy Kaufman and Jay Kristoff for a signing event on Sunday, October 30th at 2PM. They’ll be signing with Kiersten White & Jessica Cluess, authors of AND I DARKEN & A SHADOW BRIGHT AND BURNING. See you there!
Eden Sher & Julia Wertz – The Emotionary
THE EMOTIONARY, out today, is here for any of those feelings you can’t explain, but can’t get rid of. A combination of made-up words for impossible to describe emotions and charming, often funny illustrations, THE EMOTIONARY can be an awesome resource for teens and adults. Speak the names of your feelings!
Yuyi Morales – Rudas: Ninos Horrendous Hermanitas
For all who loved NIÑO WRESTLES THE WORLD, don’t miss RUDAS: NIÑO’S HORRENDOUS HERMANITAS! Join Yuyi Morales once again for a jaunt into the highly competitive world of toddler wrestling! Niño’s twin sisters are in on the action now, and they have some moves up their sleeves that neither you nor Niño will ever expect! ¡Ándale!