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The Kind Mama by Alicia Silverstone

We are pleased to welcome Alicia Silverstone with her latest book The Kind Mama.  Books and Tickets go on-sale 4/15/14.  Signing line ticket required, receive your complimentary ticket with the purchase of The Kind Mama at Third Place Books.

Please check back for further details.

 

When did making babies get to be so hard? Infertility is on the rise globally, affecting as many as one in six couples. But instead of considering diet and lifestyle factors, doctors pump their patients full of expensive and invasive fertility treatments.


Rees Hughes and Howard Shapiro present Crossing Paths: A Pacific Crest Trailside Reader

Rees Hughes and Howard Shapiro present Crossing Paths: A Pacific Crest Trailside Reader

Triumphs, terrors, and tales stretching 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada—stories from today’s Pacific Crest Trail

 

Crossing Paths: A Pacific Crest Trailside Reader By Rees Hughes (Editor), Howard Shapiro (Editor) Cover Image
By Rees Hughes (Editor), Howard Shapiro (Editor)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781680515701
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Mountaineers Books - April 15th, 2022

  • Contributors include Cheryl Strayed, Carrot Quinn, Barney "Scout" Mann, Aspen Matis, Nicholas Kristof, Heather Anderson, Will "Akuna" Robinson, and many more
  • Shares new stories over the last decade to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the original PCT Readers
  • Sidebars address some of the issues affecting the PCT today
  • Includes a map of the PCT to follow along wit


Roddy Scheer presents Oregon and Washington's Roadside Ecology: 33 Easy Walks Through the Region’s Amazing Natural Areas

Roddy Scheer presents Oregon and Washington's Roadside Ecology: 33 Easy Walks Through the Region’s Amazing Natural Areas

Discover natural history secrets hiding in plain sight!

 

Third Place Books welcomes journalist and photographer Roddy Scheer to our Lake Forest Park store. Scheer will give a multimedia presentation in celebration of his new guidebook, Oregon and Washington's Roadside Ecology: 33 Easy Walks Through the Region’s Amazing Natural Areas. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required in advance.

Oregon and Washington's Roadside Ecology: 33 Easy Walks Through the Region’s Amazing Natural Areas By Roddy Scheer Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781643260419
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Timber Press - March 29th, 2022

Discover natural history secrets hiding in plain sight

Have you ever seen a raging river disappear completely into a lava tube? Petrified subtropical plants in the middle of a high desert? Do you know how a 10,000-year-old argillite boulder can wind up 800 miles away from any similar rocks?


Benjamin Schmitt presents The Saints of Capitalism

Benjamin Schmitt presents The Saints of Capitalism

"Schmitt’s poetry forces us to dig deep."—Matthew Hamilton

 

Third Place Books welcomes local poet Benjamin Schmitt to our Ravenna store! Schmitt will be presenting his fourth collection of poetry The Saints of Capitalism, a lyrical exploration of looking outward from the middle of an emergency with Schmitt's trademark wit and honesty. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required in advance.

Adrian McKinty presents The Island

Adrian McKinty presents The Island

They wanted a nice family vacation. Now they're running for their lives.

 

Third Place Books welcomes acclaimed author Adrian McKinty, author of The Chain, to our Lake Forest Park store. McKinty will be presenting his latest nail-biting thriller The Islandthe story of a family vacation to a remote island unhinged by a train of shocking events.

The Island By Adrian McKinty Cover Image
$28.00
Unavailable at this time.
ISBN: 9780316531283
Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 17th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Chain comes a pulse-pounding thriller about a family that must face their darkest fears--and deepest secrets--when they go on the run for their lives.

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · A NEW YORK TIMES "BEST THRILLER OF 2022"

"Unrelenting suspense." —


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The Chain By Adrian McKinty Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316531238
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Mulholland Books - September 22nd, 2020

When a mother is targeted by a dangerous group of masterminds, she must commit a crime to save her kidnapped daughter—or risk losing her forever—in this "propulsive and original" award-winning thriller (Stephen King).

It's something parents do every morning: Rachel Klein drops her daughter at the bus stop and heads into her day.


Tyson Greer and Beth Weir — Writing While Masked: Observations on 2020 and Beyond

Tyson Greer and Beth Weir — Writing While Masked: Observations on 2020 and Beyond

"A time capsule that captures what it means to be human in the time of Covid."—Nancy Blakey

 

Writing While Masked: Reflections on 2020 and Beyond By Mary Ann Gonzales, Tyson Greer, Wanda Herndon Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781638640011
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Basalt Books - January 3rd, 2022

Each week, seven writers--all retired from professional careers--spend two hours together. The purpose of their gathering is to discuss what they wrote the previous week. For a number of years prior to 2020, the group met in their homes over coffee. The pandemic changed that. Members could not hug at Zoom meetings.


Iris Graville with David B. Williams — Writer in a Life Vest: Essays from the Salish Sea

Iris Graville with David B. Williams — Writer in a Life Vest: Essays from the Salish Sea

"Equal parts wonder and urgency, Writer in a Life Vest is nature writing at its best." —Ana Maria Spagna

 

Writer in a Life Vest: Essays from the Salish Sea By Iris Graville Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781953340481
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Homebound Publications - March 22nd, 2022

After nearly thirty years living in the Salish Sea's San Juan Archipelago, Iris Graville felt compelled to write about the threats to its interwoven lattice of beauty, wildness, fragility, and relationship. In 2018-19, Graville served as the Washington State Ferries' (WSF) first Writer-in-Residence on the "Interisland" route, traveling only among Lopez, Shaw, San Juan, and Orcas islands.


Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balance By Iris Graville Cover Image
$17.95
Unavailable at this time.
ISBN: 9781938846847
Published: Homebound Publications - September 12th, 2017

Knocked off her feet after twenty years in public health nursing, Iris Graville quit her job and convinced her husband and their thirteen-year-old twin son and daughter to move to Stehekin, a remote mountain village in Washington State’s North Cascades.


Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound By David B. Williams Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780295748603
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: University of Washington Press - April 24th, 2021

An intimate biography of place and an urgent call to conservation


Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City By David B. Williams Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780295741284
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: University of Washington Press - March 15th, 2017

Seattle is often listed as one of the most walkable cities in the United States. With its beautiful scenery, miles of non-motorized trails, and year-round access, Seattle is an ideal place to explore on foot.


Elise Hooper and Kate Quinn — Angels of the Pacific & The Diamond Eye

Two novels of World War II. . . one unforgettable evening.

 

Angels of the Pacific: A Novel of World War II By Elise Hooper Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063068902
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 8th, 2022

"Absolutely riveting. A stay-up-all night read about two very different women who discover just how strong they can be—and just how much they'll dare—during the brutal Japanese occupation of the Philippines in World War II. This story of endurance and sisterhood will have you turning pages late into the night." —Lauren Willig, New York Times bestsell


The Diamond Eye: A Novel By Kate Quinn Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062943514
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: William Morrow - March 29th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller

The bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story.


Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women's Olympic Team By Elise Hooper Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062937995
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 7th, 2020

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF THE SUMMER BY POPSUGAR, FROLIC, PARADE, TRAVEL & LEISURE, SHE KNOWS, and SHE READS! 

NAMED A REAL SIMPLE BEST BOOK OF 2020 (SO FAR).


Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, the Woman Who Revealed the Real America By Elise Hooper Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062686534
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 22nd, 2019

If you liked Sold on a Monday and Beautiful Exiles, you'll love this novel about strong-willed trailblazing photographer, Dorothea Lange, whose fame grew during World War II and the Great Depression.


The Rose Code: A Novel By Kate Quinn Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062943477
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 9th, 2021

“The reigning queen of historical fiction” --  Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue  


The Alice Network: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Kate Quinn Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062654199
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 6th, 2017

New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

An NPR's Best Book of the Year 

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

The 2017 Girly Book Club Book of the Year!

A Summer Book Pick from Good Housekeeping, Parade, Library Journal, Goodreads, Liz and Lisa, and BookBub


Virtual Event: Rachel Lynn Solomon with Kelsey Rodkey — See You Yesterday

Rachel Lynn Solomon with Kelsey Rodkey — See You Yesterday

What's a girl to do when she's stuck in a time loop of her first day of college with her arch-nemesis?


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See You Yesterday By Rachel Lynn Solomon Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665901925
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

A New York Times bestseller!

From the author of Today Tonight Tomorrow comes a magical, “emotionally savvy[,] and genuinely romantic” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) story in the vein of Groundhog Day about a girl forced to relive her disastrous first day of college—only to discover that her nemesis is stuck in the time loop with


Today Tonight Tomorrow By Rachel Lynn Solomon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534440258
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

“Brilliant, hilarious, and oh-so-romantic.” —BuzzFeed
“Swoony, steamy.” —Entertainment Weekly

The Hating Game meets Booksmart by way of Morgan Matson in this unforgettable romantic comedy about two rival overachievers whose relationship completely transforms over the course of twenty-four hours.


Weather Girl By Rachel Lynn Solomon Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593200148
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Berkley - January 11th, 2022

One of...
Amazon's Best Romances of January
Apple Books' Best Books of January
Goodreads' Hottest Romances of January
Buzzfeed's Most Anticipated Books of 2022
Popsugar, Parade.com, The Nerd Daily, and Fangirlish's Most Anticipated Books of 2022


The Ex Talk By Rachel Lynn Solomon Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593200124
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Berkley - January 26th, 2021

An Instant Indie Bestseller

Public radio co-hosts navigate mixed signals in Rachel Lynn Solomon's sparkling romantic comedy debut.

 


Last Chance Books By Kelsey Rodkey Cover Image
$17.99
Unavailable at this time.
ISBN: 9780062994462
Published: HarperTeen - May 18th, 2021

You’ve Got Mail meets Morgan Matson in this smart, banter-filled romcom with a bookish twist.

Nothing will stop Madeline Moore from taking over her family’s independent bookstore after college. Nothing, that is—until a chain bookstore called Prologue opens across the street and threatens to shut them down.


A Disaster in Three Acts By Kelsey Rodkey Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062994493
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: HarperTeen - July 5th, 2022

Fans of Elise Bryant and Rachel Lynn Solomon will swoon for Last Chance Books author Kelsey Rodkey’s next romance, packed with snark, banter, and inconvenient crushes.

Saine Sinclair knows a little something about what makes a story worth telling.


Virtual Event: Nicola Griffith in conversation with Alix E. Harrow—Spear

Virtual Event: Nicola Griffith in conversation with Alix E. Harrow—Spear

From Seattle author Nicola Griffith, a queer fantasy retelling of King Arthur that navigates political intrigue, magical threats, and romance


Third Place Books is pleased to partner with Harvard Book Store to welcome Nicola Griffith—the acclaimed author of Hild—for a discussion of her newest novel, Spear, in conversation with Alix E. Harrow.

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Spear By Nicola Griffith Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250819321
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Tordotcom - April 19th, 2022

Winner of the ADCI Literary Prize
Winner of the L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize

Finalist for the Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction
Finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Novel
Finalist for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
Finalist for the HWA Gold Crown Award for Historical Fiction


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So Lucky: A Novel By Nicola Griffith Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374265922
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: MCD x FSG Originals - May 15th, 2018

From the author of Hild, a fierce and urgent autobiographical novel about a woman facing down a formidable foe


Hild: A Novel (The Hild Sequence) By Nicola Griffith Cover Image
$22.00
Unavailable at this time.
ISBN: 9781250056092
Published: Picador - October 28th, 2014

The award-winning author Nicola Griffith's brilliant, lush, sweeping historical novel about the rise of the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages: Hild.


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The Ten Thousand Doors of January By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316421973
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Redhook - May 12th, 2020

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers, and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting."—Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boys

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER!


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