Blockbuster Books for Blockbuster Season

By Kat La Mantia | July 11 2023 | AdultsChildren'sGeneralAllPop CultureBlog

The second half of 2023 is full of must-see movies! From the Barbenheimer double feature to the stunning animation style of the new TMNT flick to the much-anticipated Haunted Mansion remake, the next few months are set to be dominated by back-to-back blockbusters.

With original books that inspired the films, official cookbooks and coloring pages, and beautifully designed Out of Print products for the Hunger Game prequel, we have everything you need to make the most of this year’s buzziest movies.































Haunted Mansion













Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem














The Story of Barbie and the Woman Who Created Her (Barbie)
A fun and engaging picture book about Barbie--the most famous doll in the world--and her visionary creator, Ruth Handler. Filled with beautiful illustrations, this enchanting story will inspire children of all ages to believe that anything is possible!
$19.99 US
Jun 27, 2023
8-1/2 x 11
40 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 4-8 years

Barbie Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and a great gift for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about Barbie and her Barbie world! 
$5.99 US
Sep 21, 2021
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
48 Pages
Mad Libs

American Prometheus
The Inspiration for the Major Motion Picture OPPENHEIMER
THE INSPIRATION FOR THE ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING MAJOR MOTION PICTURE OPPENHEIMER • "A riveting account of one of history’s most essential and paradoxical figures.”—Christopher Nolan#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • The definitive biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress.In this magisterial, acclaimed biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer’s life and times, from his early career to his central role in the Cold War. This is biography and history at its finest, riveting and deeply informative.“A masterful account of Oppenheimer’s rise and fall, set in the context of the turbulent decades of America’s own transformation. It is a tour de force.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review“A work of voluminous scholarship and lucid insight, unifying its multifaceted portrait with a keen grasp of Oppenheimer’s essential nature.... It succeeds in deeply fathoming his most damaging, self-contradictory behavior.” —The New York Times
$25.00 US
Apr 11, 2006
5-3/16 x 8
784 Pages

Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
A comprehensive new biography which solves the enigma that was Robert Oppenheimer and brilliantly illuminates his contributions to the world-changing physics of the twentieth-century.
$24.00 US
Mar 11, 2014
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
880 Pages

The Haunted Mansion (Disney Classic)
Experience Disney Parks’ famous Haunted Mansion like never before in this Big Little Golden Book. Featuring a real gold-foil spine and additional content, this edition has all the charm of the original Little Golden Book at a larger size—great for collectors!
$10.99 US
Jul 04, 2023
8-5/8 x 10-3/4
24 Pages
Age 2-5 years

Disney Parks Presents The Haunted Mansion
$16.99 US
Oct 30, 2018
10-1/2 x 9-1/4
32 Pages
Disney Press
Age 3-5 years

The Art of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem is a completely new take on the heroes in a half shell. This volume offers an in-depth look at the unique designs and stunning visuals that make up this fresh spin on a classic franchise!
$39.99 US
Oct 10, 2023
11 x 10
176 Pages
IDW Publishing

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem: Official Activity Book
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles come to the big screen in a major summer 2023 theatrical event!
$7.99 US
Jun 27, 2023
7-7/8 x 10-7/8
48 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

The Witcher Official Cookbook
Provisions, Fare, and Culinary Tales from Travels Across the Continent
Eighty mouthwatering and restorative recipes inspired by the bestselling video game series The Witcher, from hearty tavern fare and fortifying drinks to lavish banquets for feasts with friends.
$35.00 US
Nov 21, 2023
8-1/2 x 9-1/2
256 Pages
Ten Speed Press

The Official Dune Coloring Book
The first official coloring book based on one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time, Frank Herbert's Dune.
$17.00 US
Sep 26, 2023
7-3/8 x 9-1/8
Adult Coloring Book
96 Pages

Killers of the Flower Moon
The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Lost City of Z comes the twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about the systematic killing of Native Americans from the Osage Nation in 1920s Oklahoma, inspired by greed for their oil wealth.
$17.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
5-3/16 x 8
416 Pages