New Releases for February 18, 2014

As you look through this list of new releases, make a note (mental or otherwise) of customers who would appreciate knowing that this new book has arrived. Remember, when a trusted bookseller calls, it’s seen as a service and not a hard sell!

Released today…

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman. (In case you missed the pre-selling feature on Alice Hoffman, I’ve included the link as a web bonus.)

The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond by Michael Sims. (Maureen Corrigan reviewed it yesterday on Fresh Air.)

A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger. (Historical fiction set in Chaucer’s London. Compared to An Instance of the Fingerpost, The Name of the Rose, and Wolf Hall.)

My Name is Resolute by Nancy E. Turner. (For fans of These Is My Words.)

And coming Thursday…

Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero by Douglas Perry.

While Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell.

Beth Golay

Beth is a reader, writer, marketer and Books & Whatnot founder. Even though she knows better, she's a sucker for a good book cover and will positively swoon if a book is set in appropriate type. @BethGolay