October 14, 2009

Hitting the Shelves Next Week

(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Look at the Birdie:  Unpublished Short Fiction by Kurt Vonnegut (Random House, $27.00, 9780385343718/038534371X) is a collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of America's best known and respected writers.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.


Jessica said...

Nice, varied list. Thanks!

Tales of Whimsy said...

Love the cookie dough cover :) just looking at it makes me want to bake (and eat)

Tales of Whimsy said...

Fantastic idea brilliant lady!