Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 hardcover new releases

By Authors in Pajamas

By Authors in Pajamas

American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland

Marie Mutsuki Mockett

$28.00 $25.76

Marie Mutsuki Mockett, a memoirist and novelist, shares this deeply humane story with a national scope. At a time we're forced to turn inward, an opportunity for book clubs to take a virtual road trip and discover rural America through an unusual story of farming, food politics, identity and evangelism. Book clubs, please email [email protected]

The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir

Roman Dial

$28.99 $26.67

Roman Dial, a renowned global adventurer, 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]


Jon Clinch


The author of the acclaimed Finn revisits the world of A Christmas Carol in a thoroughly contemporary novel that critics have called โ€œbrilliant,โ€ โ€œprofound,โ€ and โ€œmust-read modern literature.โ€ Bookclubs, please email [email protected]

Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco

Alia Volz

$27.00 $24.84

Alia Volz's funny and heartbreaking marijuana memoir depicts the story of her brownie-baking mother. A tale of comfort and kindness with unexpected lessons for our own anxious era. (P.S. Her launch date is 4/20.) Book clubs please contact [email protected]

Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts

Kate Racculia

$26.00 $23.92

Kate Racculia's "genre-bending adventure" promises escapism, friendship, humor and heart in a novel that Louise Miller called "an absolute joy to read." Book clubs please email [email protected]

Braver Than You Think: Around the World on the Trip of My (Mother's) Lifetime

Maggie Downs

$26.00 $23.92

Maggie Downs's globe-trotting memoir encompasses both adventure and grief. Pub date: May 2020. Book clubs please contact [email protected]

Citizen Reporters: S.S. McClure, Ida Tarbell, and the Magazine That Rewrote America

Stephanie Gorton

$28.99 $26.67

Woman reporter Ida Tarbell is just one part of this larger look at an important chapter in American journalistic history. Book clubs please contact [email protected]


Melanie Abrams

$24.95 $22.95

Set in a closed community in the Nevada desert, this novel about children with unusual abilities "explores the power and danger of being extraordinary in an environment of escalating tension" (San Francisco Chronicle). Pub date, May 1. Book clubs please contact [email protected]

Kept Animals

Kate Milliken

$27.00 $24.84

This debut novel set in Southern California (pub date April 21) is on several "most anticipated" lists. Millikin, a California resident, is the author of a previous collection of short stories. Book clubs please contact [email protected]

In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine

Rachel Lance

$28.00 $25.76

Rachel Lance combines a military and historical real-life mystery with the author's own personal and professional tale of obsession. Book clubs please contact [email protected]