Staff Picks + Upcoming Titles: November

By Kat La Mantia | October 17 2022 | AdultsChildren'sGeneralAllGiftPop CultureSpanish Language

Crisp air, golden leaves, and the promise of upcoming holidays make this the perfect season for reading. And this month, there are some fabulous titles to choose from!

 

Gift titles on sale in November

Cooking titles on sale in November

Children’s titles on sale in November

 


November Staff Picks HERE!

The Light We Carry
Overcoming in Uncertain Times
978-0-593-23746-5
Practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world—from the #1 bestselling author of Becoming and former First Lady Michelle Obama
$32.50 US
Nov 15, 2022
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
336 Pages
Crown

Have I Told You This Already?
Stories I Don't Want to Forget to Remember
978-0-593-35542-8
From the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and the New York Times bestselling author of Talking as Fast as I Can comes a candid, insightful, and wildly entertaining essay collection.
$28.00 US
Nov 15, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
208 Pages
Ballantine Books

A Book of Days
978-0-593-44854-0
A deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days by the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids and M Train. More than 365 images chart Smith’s singular aesthetic -- inspired by her wildly popular Instagram.
$28.99 US
Nov 15, 2022
5 x 7
Hardcover
400 Pages
Random House

Marie Kondo's Kurashi at Home
How to Organize Your Space and Achieve Your Ideal Life
978-1-9848-6078-1
From the #1 bestselling sensation and Netflix star comes her inspirational visual guide to elevating the joy in every aspect of your life, with more than 100 photographs of the Marie Kondo lifestyle.
$28.00 US
Nov 15, 2022
8 x 9
Hardcover
224 Pages
Ten Speed Press

What's for Dessert
Simple Recipes for Dessert People: A Baking Book
978-1-9848-2698-5
A love letter to dessert by the New York Times bestselling author of Dessert Person
$37.50 US
Nov 08, 2022
8 x 11
Hardcover
368 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Maus Now
Selected Writing
978-0-593-31577-4
Richly illustrated with images from Maus—Art Spiegelman’s classic account of the Holocaust—Maus Maus Now is the story behind the book's radical achievement and innovation, including work fromleading critics, authors, and academics, more than forty years since the original publication of “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker)."At a time when book banning is one the rise—and, indeed, the very nature of truth is under attack . . . such luminaries as Ruth Franklin, Adam Gopnik, Marianne Hirsch, Alisa Solomon, and Philip Pullman [come] together to create a valuable resource."—Kirkus Reviews
$28.00 US
Nov 15, 2022
6-1/8 x 9-1/8
Hardcover
432 Pages
Pantheon

Cozy in Love
978-0-593-10985-4
This lovable companion to Jan Brett's instant New York Times bestselling winter classic, Cozy, shows that kindness and cleverness can capture a heart.
$19.99 US
Nov 08, 2022
10-1/4 x 8-3/8
Hardcover
32 Pages
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Age 4-8 years

I Don't Care
978-0-8234-4345-1
Two Caldecott honorees—and real-life best friends— team up to illustrate a story of friendship from bestselling author Julie Fogliano.
$18.99 US
Nov 22, 2022
10 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Neal Porter Books
Age 3-6 years

Tasty Total Comfort
Cozy Recipes with a Modern Touch: An Official Tasty Cookbook
978-0-593-23345-0
75 Tasty recipes for your favorite comfort food from around the world, with plenty of surprises and wow-factors to keep things interesting. This is Tasty, after all.
$22.00 US
Nov 15, 2022
7 x 9
Hardcover
192 Pages
Clarkson Potter

The Big Journal for Anxious People
978-0-593-53950-7
Journal your way to inner peace—or at least to feeling a little less alone in your stress, anxiety, and 3:00 a.m. doomscrolling—with this hilarious, relatable, interactive journal.
$15.00 US
Nov 01, 2022
6 x 8
Paperback
128 Pages
TarcherPerigee

The Universe in You
A Microscopic Journey
978-0-8234-5070-1
Jason Chin, winner of the Caldecott Medal for Watercress, dives into the microscopic building blocks of life in this companion to the award-winning Your Place in the Universe.
$18.99 US
Dec 13, 2022
10 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Neal Porter Books
Age 8-12 years

Pop-Up Peekaboo! Shark
Pop-Up Surprise Under Every Flap!
DK
978-0-7440-5927-4
Take your toddler on an ocean adventure in this lift-the-flap pop-up book.
$12.99 US
Nov 29, 2022
8-1/4 x 8-1/4
Board Book
12 Pages
DK Children
Age 0-3 years

Little Black Girl
Oh, the Things You Can Do!
978-0-593-40623-6
An empowering and joyous picture book by actress Kirby Howell-Baptiste (The Sandman) that instills confidence and encourages little Black girls to reach for their wildest dreams.
$18.99 US
Nov 15, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Nancy Paulsen Books
Age 4-8 years

Little Black Boy
Oh, the Things You Will Do!
978-0-593-40626-7
A little Black boy finds the courage to go after his dreams in this empowering and inspirational picture book by actress Kirby Howell-Baptiste (The Sandman) with actor Larry Fields.
$18.99 US
Nov 15, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Nancy Paulsen Books
Age 4-8 years

Super Family! (Simon and Chester Book #3)
978-0-7352-7243-9
Join Simon and Chester in their third adventure as they navigate family dynamics and a very important ghost conference! A hilarious new graphic novel series for fans of The Bad Guys and Dog Man.
$12.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
7 x 9
Hardcover
96 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 6-9 years

The Complete Modern Pantry
350+ Ways to Cook Well with What's on Hand
978-1-954210-16-5
Transform pantry ingredients into creative, flavor-packed meals you won’t need to head to the supermarket to make.
$34.99 US
Nov 15, 2022
7-7/8 x 9-5/8
Paperback
448 Pages
America's Test Kitchen

Good Housekeeping One-Pot Magic
180 Warm & Wonderful Recipes
978-1-950785-79-7
The only one-pot or one-appliance cookbook you need! Good Housekeeping’s Test Kitchen offers 175 delicious recipes plus appliance and cookware testing notes and care instructions.
$30.00 US
Nov 22, 2022
8 x 9
Hardcover
256 Pages
Hearst Home

The Open-Air Life
Discover the Nordic Art of Friluftsliv and Embrace Nature Every Day
978-0-593-42094-2
A complete guide to Friluftsliv, the Nordic secret to unplugging and connecting more deeply with nature.
$20.00 US
Nov 01, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
272 Pages
TarcherPerigee

The Perfect Loaf
The Craft and Science of Sourdough Breads, Sweets, and More: A Baking Book
978-0-593-13841-0
A dynamic, authoritative sourdough baking bible for those looking to build confidence in the craft with a wide range of foolproof recipes, from pan loaves to pizza to doughnuts, by the beloved blogger and resident bread baker at Food52
$40.00 US
Nov 08, 2022
9 x 10-1/4
Hardcover
432 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Critical Role Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
978-0-593-51968-4
Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and the perfect gift or activity for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about Critical Role.
$5.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs

Snowmen at Work
978-0-593-53022-1
This New York Times bestselling picture book series asks: If you were a snowman, what job would you choose?
$8.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
5-1/2 x 7-1/8
Board Book
30 Pages
Dial Books
Age 1-3 years

Minecraft: Open World--Into the Nether (Graphic Novel)
978-1-5067-1888-0
Explore the Overworld in this new tale from the world’s best-selling videogame, Minecraft! Sarah is new to the world of Minecraft, and without much knowledge on the world or how to play, she finds herself looking to veteran player Hector for help.
$10.99 US
Dec 06, 2022
6 x 9
Paperback
88 Pages
Dark Horse Books
Age 8-12 years

My Fade Is Fresh
978-0-593-38708-5
A little girl makes sure she walks out of the barbershop rocking the fabulous hair style she chooses.Learn the importance of speaking up for what you want through this fun and empowering picture book.
$17.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
10 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 3-7 years

The Just Girl Project Book of Astrology
A Guide for Every Relationship and Situationship
978-1-63217-437-6
An essential astrological guide to friendships, relationships, situationships, familyships . . . basically all the ships!
$16.95 US
Nov 15, 2022
6 x 7
Hardcover
144 Pages
Spruce Books

The Cantigee Oracle
An Ecological Spiritual Guide and Creative Prompt Deck
978-1-62317-773-7
For users of Inner Compass Cards and The Wild Unknown Animal Spirit Deck, a nature-based 52-card deck and accompanying guidebook for the modern seeker.
$24.95 US
Nov 15, 2022
5 x 7
Cards
256 Pages
North Atlantic Books

Marvel's Midnight Suns: Infernal Rising
978-1-78909-772-6
The official prequel novel to Marvel’s Midnight Suns, the hotly anticipated RPG developed by Firaxis (XCOM) starring iconic Marvel heroes.
$16.00 US
Nov 29, 2022
5-1/8 x 8
Paperback
336 Pages
Titan Books

Marvel Spider-Man Character Encyclopedia New Edition
978-0-7440-6347-9
Celebrate Spidey’s 60th Anniversary with this new edition Character Encyclopedia!
$19.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
7-3/16 x 9-3/16
Hardcover
208 Pages
DK Children
Age 7-11 years

A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree
978-1-66264-008-7
Boisterous and buzzing, A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree is destined to be an instant classic . . . with delightfully funny illustrations and clever, fun-to-read text, from the acclaimed author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree.
$18.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
10 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Hippo Park
Age 3-7 years

Steve the Bartender's Cocktail Guide
Tools - Techniques - Recipes
978-0-7440-5871-0
Pour yourself the perfect drink—or make a round for your guests.
$25.99 US
Nov 15, 2022
7-3/16 x 8-15/16
Hardcover
304 Pages
Alpha

Cook As You Are
Recipes for Real Life, Hungry Cooks, and Messy Kitchens: A Cookbook
978-0-593-32154-6
A no-nonsense collection of more than 100 accessible, affordable, achievable—and, most importantly, delicious—recipes (plus countless variations), Cook As You Are is an essential resource for every taste, every kitchen, and every body
$35.00 US
Nov 08, 2022
6-1/8 x 9-1/8
Hardcover
352 Pages
Knopf

Grow a Damn Plant Journal
978-1-63217-447-5
From Instagram artist/botanist/self-proclaimed “mad scientist” Tyler Thrasher comes a gardening journal grounded in science, perfect for indoor or outdoor plants of every type.
$22.95 US
Nov 01, 2022
6 x 9
Stationery & Accessories
224 Pages
Sasquatch Books

Babies Love Outer Space
978-0-593-40351-8
For families who want their babies to reach for the stars, this accordion-shaped board book about outer space was created specifically for tummy time!
$6.99 US
Nov 08, 2022
6 x 6
Board Book
18 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 0-3 years

¡Yo soy!: Afirmaciones para desarrollar la resiliencia
978-0-593-22389-5
Una guía bellamente ilustrada para enseñarles a los más pequeños a hacer afirmaciones sencillas que les ayuden a desarrollar su autoestima y autoconfianza, ¡disponible ahora en español! 
$9.99 US
Nov 15, 2022
7 x 8
Board Book
26 Pages
Rise x Penguin Workshop
Age 2-4 years

The Bucket List Eco Experiences
Traveling the World, Sustaining the Earth
978-0-7893-4122-8
A bucket list focused on sustainable travel featuring 1,000 vacation ideas that are eco-friendly, respectful of local cultures, and highlight opportunities to give back
$35.00 US
Nov 01, 2022
6-5/8 x 8-7/8
Hardcover
416 Pages
Universe

The Philosopher's Tarot
978-1-914420-91-7
The Philosopher’s Tarot is a mashup of the original classic Rider-Waite tarot with eminent philosophers, intellectuals, and revolutionaries of history. This deck infuses the mystery of cards with renowned archetypes of the intellect offering a confluence of contemplations.
$24.95 US
Nov 08, 2022
3-7/16 x 4-15/16
Cards
144 Pages
Repeater

Aether Creatures Oracle Cards
978-1-78678-706-4
An illustrated deck from spiritual leader Teal Swan which allows the user to work with creatures that exist in another dimension and tap into their medicinal power.
$28.95 US
Nov 08, 2022
3-7/16 x 4-15/16
Cards
136 Pages
Watkins Publishing

AphroChic
Celebrating the Legacy of the Black Family Home
978-0-593-23400-6
A powerful, visually stunning celebration of Black homeownership, featuring inspiring homes and family histories of notable Black Americans—including chef Alexander Smalls and actor Danielle Brooks.
$35.00 US
Nov 15, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Clarkson Potter

How to Live with Objects
A Guide to More Meaningful Interiors
978-0-593-23504-1
A modern guide to personalizing your home with meaningful objects, from contemporary design collectibles to travel souvenirs, with advice on how to acquire and style them, by the founders of the trendsetting magazine Sight Unseen.
$60.00 US
Nov 15, 2022
9 x 12
Hardcover
320 Pages
Clarkson Potter

The Met Amazing Treasures Coloring Book
Reveal Wonders Inspired by Masterpieces from The Met Collection
978-0-7440-6346-2
A stylish coloring book featuring line art celebrating iconic works and treasures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
$12.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
9-13/16 x 9-13/16
Paperback
80 Pages
DK Children
Age 7 and up

The LEGO® Engineer
978-1-71850-250-5
LEGO® bricks meet The Way Things Work in this fun, informative tour of the world of engineering, from the creative mind of expert LEGO® builder Jeff Friesen.
$24.99 US
Nov 01, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
208 Pages
No Starch Press

Guidebook to the Unknown
A Journal for Anxious Minds
978-0-593-42164-2
A calming and creative companion for our uncertain times.
$15.00 US
Nov 08, 2022
6 x 8
Paperback
160 Pages
TarcherPerigee

How to Be Weird
An Off-Kilter Guide to Living a One-of-a-Kind Life
978-0-14-313657-6
A guidebook for beating the monotony of the everyday by purposefully cultivating the surprising joys that come from living an off-kilter life
$17.00 US
Nov 08, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
240 Pages
Penguin Books

Millennial Loteria: Y2K Edition
978-1-950968-86-2
El Flip Phone! La Boy Band! Los Beanie Babies! This Y2K Edition of Millennial Lotería is a nostalgic blast from the past that you’ll immediately add to your top 8 on Myspace.
$19.99 US
Nov 15, 2022
5-9/10 x 9-1/8
Game
Blue Star Press