Alaska books and authors

By Authors in Pajamas

By Authors in Pajamas

Annie and the Wolves

Andromeda Romano-Lax

$27.00 $24.84

The Raven's Gift

Don Rearden


Don Rearden's tale of a deadly epidemic in the far north also explores themes of hope and love. The author, a lifelong Alaskan, is also a screenwriter, frequent presenter and co-author of two military memoirs. Book clubs please email [email protected]

The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey Into the Alaskan Wilds

Caroline Van Hemert

$27.00 $24.84

Biologist Caroline Van Hemert not only crossed 4,000 miles of wilderness, she also rediscovered her love of nature and adventure in this uplifting travelogue/memoir. Book clubs please email [email protected]

The Wild Inside

Jamey Bradbury

$16.99 $15.63

This thrilling debut novel by Anchorage resident Jamey Bradbury was called both "an unusual love story and a creepy horror novel" by John Irving. Book clubs please email [email protected]

Plum Rains

Andromeda Romano-Lax


#AiP founder Andromeda's latest novel, with storylines set across a century in Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines and Alaska, is a tale of personal connection in difficult times, as well as an inquiry into near-future AI technology. The author is also available to discuss her 2016 novel, BEHAVE, about scandalous 1920s psychologists Rosalie and John Watson. Book clubs please email [email protected]

The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir

Roman Dial

$28.99 $26.67

Roman Dial, a renowned global adventurer from Alaska, travels to Costa Rica to solve the mystery of his son's disappearance. As a pre-club introduction to the author, check out his recent interview on NPR's Fresh Air. Book clubs please email [email protected]

Water Mask

Monica Devine


Written with a poet's keen eye, these essays are inspired reflections on land, work, family and survival in Alaska and elsewhere. Books clubs please contact [email protected]

Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters

Lizbeth Meredith

$17.95 $16.51

Lizbeth, a child abuse investigator and domestic violence advocate, tells the story of the kidnapping of her own two children and her harrowing mission to rescue them. Book clubs please email [email protected]