(this is the lovely bookstore at Wake Forest University)
Save up your dollars because the following titles hit the stores next Tuesday (October 20):
SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (Morrow, $29.99, 9780060889579/0060889578) is the sequel to Freakonomics, with more absurd questions and answers.
What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown, $27.99, 9780316075848/0316075841) is a collection of Gladwell's writing for the New Yorker.
The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam, $27.95, 9780399156397/0399156399) is the 17th mystery starring Dr. Kay Scarpetta.
Blood Game by Iris Johansen (St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312368128/0312368127) is the 14th forensics thriller starring Eve Duncan.
To Try Men's Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom by Newt Gingrich, William R. Forstchen and Albert S. Hanser (Thomas Dunne Books, $26.99, 9780312591069/0312591063) explores one of the iconic moments of the Revolutionary War--Washington's crossing of the Delaware.
Drinking with George: A Barstool Professional's Guide to Beer by George Wendt (Simon Spotlight, $24.99, 9781439149584/1439149585) is a personal history of inebriated antics and beer trivia.
The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk (Knopf Doubleday, $28.95, 9780307266767/0307266761) is a new novel by the Nobel Prize winning author of Snow and My Name is Red.
Look at the Birdie: Unpublished Short Fiction by Kurt Vonnegut (Random House, $27.00, 9780385343718/038534371X) is a collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of America's best known and respected writers.
The Christmas Cookie Club by Ann Pearlman (Simon & Schuster, $24.99, 9781439158845/1439158843) is a tale of female bonding that occurs annually, each December with batches of cookies.
I Am the New Black by Tracy Morgan (Random House, $25.00, 9780385527774/0385527772) is Tracy Morgan's story of his rise from "ghetto wiseass" to superstar comedian.
Shades of Blue by Karen Kingsbury (Zondervan, $21.99, 9780310266945/0310266947) is the bestselling author's tale of the emotional and spiritual effects of abortion.
With thanks to Shelf Awareness for portions of the list of new releases.