Tattered Cover presents...
2017 Books to Give!

Our  Books to Give  gift guide is filled with some of our favorite titles, as well as some of the hottest new books of the season. The stores' shelves are brimming with these and other wonderful books and gifts! Come in for a visit and let us help you find that perfect present for everyone on your list. 

Merry Christmas,   Happy Hanukkah,
and a Joyous Holiday to one and all!  
For Fans of Fiction...
by Ken Follett
($36.00 Viking Books)

This bestselling author has enthralled millions with The Pillars Of The Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge, and the saga continues with this magnificent new epic. In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love.
by Wiley Cash
($26.99 William Morrow)

The celebrated author of A Land More Kind Than Home returns with this eagerly-awaited new novel inspired by actual events, set in a textile mill in the Appalachian foothills in 1929. Intertwining myriad voices, it brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of the now-forgotten struggle of the labor movement in early 20th century America and pays tribute to the thousands of heroic women and men who risked their lives to win basic rights for all workers.
by Larry McMurtry
($29.95 Liveright)

Larry McMurtry burst onto the American literary scene with a force that would forever redefine how we perceive the stark realities of the American West. His first three novels: Horseman, Pass By; Leaving Cheyenne; and The Last Picture Show–all set in the north Texas town of Thalia after World War II–are collected here for the first time. In this trilogy, McMurtry writes tragically of men and women trying to carve out an existence on the plains, where the forces of modernity challenge small-town American life.
by Cherise Wolas
($27.99 Flatiron Books)

An audacious and dazzling debut novel about a woman who struggles with the sacrifices required by motherhood and how an unthinkable betrayal confirms her deepest fears. Epic, propulsive, and incredibly ambitious, this story about privilege and the weight of expectation introduces an indelible heroine who is candid about her struggles and unapologetic in her ambition.
by Nicole Krauss
($27.99 Harper)

The award-winning,  New York Times bestselling author of  The History of Love, conjures an achingly beautiful and breathtakingly original novel about personal transformation that interweaves the stories of two disparate individuals--an older lawyer and a young novelist--whose transcendental search leads them to the same Israeli desert.
by Gabriel Tallent
($27.00 Riverhead Books)

Gabriel Tallent's debut novel is a brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul. Motivated by her first experience with real friendship and a teenage crush, Turtle starts to imagine escape from her father, using the very survival skills he taught her. Tallent writes with a naturalist’s eye and the coast of Mendocino County is a character itself, beautiful and dangerous, welcoming and wild.
by Jennifer Egan
($28.00 Scribner)

With the atmosphere of a noir thriller, Egan's first historical novel follows Anna and Styles into a world populated by gangsters, sailors, divers, bankers, and union men.  Manhattan Beach is a deft, dazzling, propulsive exploration of a transformative moment in the lives and identities of women and men, of America and the world. It is a magnificent novel by the author of  A Visit from the Goon Squad one of the great writers of our time.
by Celeste Ng
($27.00 Penguin Press)

From the bestselling author of  Everything I Never Told You , a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Little Fires Everywhere  explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
For Mystery & Thriller Enthusiasts...
by John le Carré
($28.00 Viking Books)

The undisputed master returns with a riveting new book--his first Smiley novel in more than 25 years. Interweaving past with present so that each may tell its own intense story, John le Carré has spun a single plot as thrilling as the two predecessors on which it looks back:  The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and  Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. In a story resonating with tension, humor and moral ambivalence, le Carré and his narrator Peter Guillam present the reader with a legacy of unforgettable characters old and new.
by Anthony Horowitz
($27.99 Harper)

From  New York Times  bestselling author of  Moriarty  and Trigger Mortis , this brilliant thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, modern-day mystery. Editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, which has Atticus Pund investigating a murder at a local manor house. The more Susan reads, the more she's convinced there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, and murder.
by Matthew Sullivan
($26.00 Scribner)

Former Tattered Cover bookseller Matt Sullivan’s debut literary mystery is an entertaining page-turner and affectionate salute to independent bookstores. One night, bookseller Lydia Smith at The Bright Ideas Bookstore, a thinly disguised Historic LoDo Tattered Cover sometime in the 1990’s, discovers one of her favorite regulars has hung himself in the store, a photo of her as a child in his jeans pocket. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore is a gripping read and a knowing nod to all who pass their time in bookstores.
by Mark Frost
($28.00 Viking Books)

The crucial sequel to the  New York Times bestselling  The Secret History of Twin Peaks, this novel bridges the two series, and takes you deeper into the mysteries raised by the new series. Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier   tells us what happened to key characters, offering details and insights fans will be clamoring for. 
For Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Fanatics...
by Patrick Rothfuss, illustrated by Dan Dos Santos 
($40.00 Daw Books)

This deluxe, illustrated edition celebrates Patrick Rothfuss' New York Times-bestselling series The Kingkiller Chronicle. This is a tale unequaled in fantasy literature--the story of a hero told in his own voice. It is a tale of sorrow, a tale of survival, a tale of one man's search for meaning in his universe, and how that search, and the indomitable will that drove it, gave birth to a legend.
by Ann Leckie
($26.00 Orbit)

Following her record-breaking debut trilogy, Ann Leckie, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke and Locus Awards, returns with an enthralling new novel of power, theft, privilege and birthright. In Provenance, a power-driven young woman has just one chance to secure the status she craves and regain priceless lost artifacts prized by her people.

by Andy Weir
($27.00 Crown Publishing Group)

Propelled by its heroine's wisecracking voice, set in a city that's at once stunningly imagined and intimately familiar, and brimming over with clever problem-solving and heist-y fun,  Artemis  is another irresistible brew of science, suspense, and humor from #1 bestselling author of The Martian, Andy Weir.
by Christian Blauvelt
($19.99 DK Publishing)

Don’t know your Wookiees from your Wampas? Star Wars is a global phenomenon and the Force has truly reawakened. But if the Star Wars saga has you stumped, we’ve got everything you need to get around the galaxy. This guide is aimed at novices who want to get up to speed and make sense of the references that permeate modern culture.
For History & Biography Buffs...
by Ron Chernow
($40.00 Penguin Press)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and John D. Rockefeller returns with a sweeping portrait of one of our most complicated generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. With his famous lucidity, breadth, and meticulousness, Chernow finds the threads that bind together Grant’s disparate stories, bringing movingly to life one of our finest but most under-appreciated presidents.
by Walter Isaacson
($35.00 Simon & Schuster )

The author of the acclaimed bestsellers  Steve Jobs Einstein , and  Benjamin Franklin  brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his science.

by Scott Kelly
($29.95 Knopf)

A stunning memoir from the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station. Kelly candidly describes the extreme challenge of long-term spaceflight: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves and the comforts of Earth; the pressures of constant close cohabitation; the catastrophic risks of depressurization; and the haunting threat of being unable to help should tragedy strike at home.
by Ben Blum
($28.95 Doubleday)

Alex Blum was a good kid from a tight-knit Colorado family. He had one goal in life: endure a brutally difficult selection program, become a U.S. Army Ranger, and fight terrorists for his country. But before his deployment to Iraq, Alex was supposed to fly home to see his family and girlfriend. Instead, he got into his car with two fellow soldiers and two strangers, drove to a local bank in Tacoma, and committed armed robbery. The question that haunted the entire Blum family was: Why would he ruin his life in such a spectacularly foolish way? Intricate, heartrending, and morally urgent, this is a crime story like no other.
by Marta McDowell
($27.95 Timber Press)

On the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday, the bestselling author examines and celebrates Wilder’s unique relationship with the American frontier. Lushly illustrated with beloved images and quotations from the Little House series, this is a must-read companion to the Little House books and a treasure for the millions of readers enchanted by Laura’s wild and beautiful life.
by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
($28.00 Sentinel)

The bestselling authors of George Washington’s Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates trace the development of this formidable military leader who had a grudge against the British and a heart for the common man. Andrew Jackson rallied the divided inhabitants of New Orleans, bringing together Frenchmen, Native Americans, freed slaves, pirates, and Kentucky woodsmen, culminating in one of the most pivotal battles in American history.
by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
($60.00 Knopf)

The companion volume to the multipart  PBS film. From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of  The Civil War, Baseball, The War, and  The Roosevelts: a vivid, powerful history of the conflict that created deep political fault lines that continue to divide us today. Plunging us into the chaos and intensity of combat, and helping us to understand the war and its complicated legacy, this beautifully written and richly illustrated tour de force is certain to launch a new national conversation.
by Stephen Greenblatt
($27.95 W.W. Norton & Company)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Swerve investigates one of humankind’s greatest stories. The story of Adam and Eve has served as a mirror in which we glimpse the whole, long history of our fears and desires, as both a hymn to human responsibility and a dark fable about human wretchedness. Greenblatt limns the diversity of the story’s offspring: rich allegory, vicious misogyny, deep moral insight, and some of the greatest triumphs of art and literature.
by Michael Korda
($29.95 Liveright)

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War II and the events that led to Dunkirk. This absorbing work, peopled with world leaders, generals, and ordinary citizens, brings to resounding life perhaps the most critical year of 20th century history.
by Nate Blakeslee
($28.00 Crown Publishing Group)

American Wolf is the enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. This riveting multigenerational saga is one of hardship and triumph that tells a larger story about the ongoing cultural clash in the West. Meet the Author!
by Simon Schama
($39.99 Ecco Press)

In the second of three volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history, the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series  The Story of the Jews , Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people from 1492 through the end of nineteenth century.

For Hungry (& Thirsty) Minds...
by Barton Seaver
($50.00 Sterling Publishing)

From the prestigious writer, chef, and sustainability advocate comes a seminal reference on every aspect of American seafood. This trustworthy reference will be the go-to source for home cooks, professional chefs, and anyone fascinated by American food culture. American Seafood looks at maritime history; the effect of imports on our diet, economy, and the health of our seas; the biology of taste; and the evolution of seafood cuisine.
by Phyllis Good
($21.99 Oxmoor House)

From the bestselling author of the blockbuster Fix-It And Forget-It series comes an all-new slow-cooker bible that brings together the expertise of America’s most popular slow-cooker authority with a fresh collection of 100 essential, innovative, and easy-to-prepare recipes–each with variations for gluten-free, paleo, or vegetarian diets. Find beloved classics, as well as dishes you might be surprised can be done successfully in a slow cooker (crème brûlée!).
by Gabrielle Langholtz
($49.95 Phaidon Press)

This compendium of 800 home-cooking recipes for delicious and authentic dishes celebrates the remarkable diversity of American cuisine and food culture. Exploring the nation’s culinary heritage–traditions and influences, regional favorites, and melting-pot fusion–it includes a unique state-by-state section featuring essays and menus from a “who’s who” of food experts and chefs.
by Linda Lomelino
($26.00 Roost Books)

From the tart and fruity to the luscious and gooey,  Lomelino's Pies  offers a delicious range of sweet pastries. World-renowned baker and food photographer Linda Lomelino presents a rich variety of pies, galettes, tarts, and more. With lessons on making pie dough, forming decorative tops, and determining the best glaze, and with base recipes for pastries, sauces, and toppings, this book will help you perfect the art of pie.
by Stella Parks
($25.00 W.W. Norton & Company)

These meticulously tested recipes bring an award-winning pastry chef's expertise into your kitchen, along with advice on how to "mix it up" with over 200 customizable variations. BraveTart  is much more than a cookbook, as Stella Parks delves into the surprising stories of how our favorite desserts came to be, from chocolate chip cookies that predate the Tollhouse Inn to the prohibition-era origins of ice cream sodas and floats.
For the Poets at Heart...
edited by Christian Wiman
($25.00 Yale University Press)

In this revelatory anthology, award-winning poet Christian Wiman takes readers on a profound and surprising journey through some of the most underexplored terrain in contemporary life. Rather than define joy for readers, he wants them to experience it. Joy ranges from Emily Dickinson to Mahmoud Darwish and from Sylvia Plath to Wendell Berry.
by Rupi Kaur
($16.99 Andrews McMeel Publishing)

From Rupi Kaur, the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  Milk and Honey , comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one's roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself.

by Mary Oliver
($30.00 Penguin Press)

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world.

For Older Kids & Teens...
by J.K. Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay
($39.99 Arthur A. Levine Books)

The third book in the bestselling series, illustrated in glorious full color by the award-winning artist! For twelve long years, the dreaded fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Now he has escaped. Harry Potter isn’t safe, not even at his magical school, surrounded by friends. Because on top of it all, there may well be a traitor in their midst.
by Philip Pullman
($22.99 Knopf Books for Young Readers)

The much-anticipated new work from the author of The Golden Compass is here at last! The renowned storyteller returns to the parallel world of Lyra Belacqua and His Dark Materials for a thrilling and epic adventure in which daemons, alethiometers, and the Magisterium all play a part. Set ten years before The Golden Compass , this is sure to be hailed as the first great fantasy masterpiece of the twenty-first century.
by Maggie Stiefvater
($18.99 Scholastic Press)

Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full of watchful desert stars. At the heart of this place you will find the Soria family, who all have the ability to perform unusual miracles. Master storyteller Maggie Stiefvater gives us the story of an extraordinary family, a tale of love, fear, darkness, and redemption.
by Alexandra Bracken
($16.99 Disney-Hyperion)

Prosperity Oceanus Redding is the only unexceptional Redding in his family, until he discovers a reawakened demon living inside him. Turns out Prosper’s great-great-great-great-great-something grandfather broke a contract with the demon, who exchanges fortune for eternal servitude. With the help of his uncle and his daughter, Prosper has a fighting chance of ridding himself of Alastor before the demon escapes and wreaks havoc on his family.
by James Nicol
($16.99 Chicken House)

Arianwyn has flunked her witch’s assessment: She’s doomed. Declared an apprentice and sent to the town of Lull where strange things are sighted in the woods, a dangerous infestation of hex pervades the town, and a mysterious magical visitor arrives. With every spirit banished, creature helped, and spell cast, Arianwyn starts to get the hang of being a witch–but a sinister darkness has begun to haunt her spells, and there may be much more at stake than just her pride.
by E. Lockhart
($18.99 Delacorte Press)

A runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, a cheat. A fighter, a social chameleon, an athlete. An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two. A bad romance, or maybe three. Blunt objects, disguises, blood, and chocolate. The American dream, superheroes, spies, and villains. From the author of the unforgettable We Were Liars comes a masterful new psychological suspense novel–the story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life.

by Jessica Townsend
($17.99 Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

A breathtaking, enchanting new series about Morrigan Crow, a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in the secret, magical world of Nevermoor, where she is tested beyond her wildest imagination. Perfect for fans of the Harry Potter series and Neil Gaiman, this fast-paced plot and imaginative world has a fresh new take on magic that will appeal to a new generation of readers.
by Jason Reynolds
($17.99 Atheneum Books)

This is National Book Award finalist and  New York Times  bestseller Jason Reynolds's fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds--the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he's going to murder the guy who killed his brother. Told in short, fierce staccato narrative verse,  Long Way Down  is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence, as could only be told by Jason Reynolds.
by Jessica Brody
($17.99 Simon Pulse)

Over the course of one chaotic night stranded at the Denver airport, Ryn confronts her shattered past thanks to the charm of romance, the uniqueness of strangers, and the magic of ordinary places in this stunning novel from the author of  Boys of Summer . As moving as it is funny,  The Chaos of Standing Still  is a heartwarming story about the earth-shattering challenges life throws at us--and the unexpected strangers who help us along the way.

by Emily Suvada
($18.99 Simon Pulse)

In this gripping debut novel, seventeen-year-old Cat must use her gene-hacking skills to decode her late father's message concealing a vaccine to a horrifying plague. In this dystopian novel, Emily Suvada creates an amazingly complex world with hauntingly realistic stories of what happens when science goes too far. This is a must-read for any lover of YA literature and human genetics.

by James R. Hannibal
($16.99 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

In this dynamic follow-up to acclaimed author James R. Hannibal's The Lost Property Office, Jack and Gwen are framed for the theft of the Black Prince's Ruby, one of three cursed rubies. Now, they must retrieve the other jewels before the true thief does, or risk unleashing a reign of terror unlike anything history's ever seen.
by Katherine Applegate
($16.99 Feiwel & Friends)

You might say Red, an ancient oak tree, has seen it all. Until a new family moves in. Not everyone is welcoming, and Red's experience as a wishtree is more important than ever. Funny, deep, warm, and nuanced, this is Newbery award-winning author Katherine Applegate at her very best--writing from the heart, and from a completely unexpected point of view.

by Victoria Jamieson
($12.99 Dial Books)

Eleven-year-old Imogene (Impy) has grown up with two parents working at the Renaissance Faire, and she’s eager to begin her training as a squire. And she has just the quest in mind—middle school! But she falls in with a group of girls who seem nice but then they ask her to do something mean. Before long, Impy doesn’t even recognize herself–is she the dragon in her own story or the heroic knight? The author of the Newbery Honor winner Roller Girl perfectly captures the bittersweetness of middle school life with humor, warmth, and understanding
For Young Children...
by Oliver Jeffers
($19.99 Philomel Books)

Arguably the most influential creator of picture books today, Oliver Jeffers offers his own hopes and expectations for his child with this insightfully sweet, humorous, and poignant guide to our world and those who call it home. Be it a complex view of our planet’s terrain (bumpy, sharp, wet), a deep look at our place in space (you are here), or a guide to all of the animals (they don’t speak our language, but that’s no reason to be mean to them), Oliver’s signature wit and humor combine with a value system of kindness and tolerance to create a must-have book for parents.
by Peter Brown
($16.99 Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

This heartwarming, action-packed novel explores what happens when nature and technology collide. When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. After battling a fierce storm and a vicious bear attack, she realizes that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants.
by Mark Twain and Philip Stead, illustrated by Erin Stead
($24.99 Doubleday Books for Young Readers)

Mark Twain’s story notes about Johnny, a poor boy in possession of magical seeds, form the foundation of a fairy tale picked up over a century later. With only Twain’s fragmentary script and a story that stops partway, Philip Stead has written a tale that imagines what might have been if Twain had fully realized this work. Illuminated by Erin Stead’s achingly poignant artwork, this is a story that reaches through time and brings us a new book from America’s most legendary writer.
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Brigette Barrager
($17.99 Random House Books for Young Readers)

A sparkly, magical sequel to Uni the Unicorn! Join this very special unicorn who has always, always, always believed that little girls are REAL and the little girl who believes right back … as they finally meet and work together to save a magical land and all who live there. The author and illustrator reunite to revive this world glowing with possibility and hope that is the stuff of childhood fantasies.
by Rachel Renée Russell
($13.99 Aladdin)

Nikki Maxwell’s adven-tures continue in the blockbuster Dork Diaries series! Nikki is facing an unexpected crush catastrophe–a new kid is interested in her, but the last thing she wants to do is hurt Brandon! Nikki has a big decision to make and drama like she’s never faced before! 
Illustrated by Scott Gustafson
($19.95 Artisan)

This beautifully illustrated, large-format book is a treasure trove of classic fables and other favorites. Children and adults alike will delight in reading aloud these enduring and enchanting stories, fabulously reimagined by the award-winning artist. Stories include The Little Red Hen, The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Ugly Duckling, and Beauty and the Beast.
by Matt de la Peña, illustrated by Ana Ramírez
($17.99 Disney Press)

This picture book pairs Newbery Winner Matt de la Peña and Pixar artist Ana Ramírez with the highly-anticipated Pixar Studios film  Coco . Featuring vibrant artwork and a beautiful, original story based on the film’s characters, this book is sure to appeal to readers of all ages. Disney*Pixar’s  Coco  is the celebration of a lifetime, where the discovery of a generations-old mystery leads to a most extraordinary and surprising family reunion.
by Lizzie Davey
($24.99 DK)

This is the book that explains everything! Covering all the key subjects including Arts, People, History, Earth, Nature, Science, Technology, Space, and Human Body, DK Children’s Encyclopedia is a classic reference book, essential for any child who wants to discover as much as possible about the world around them.
by Ryan T. Higgins
($17.99 DK)

After the events of Hotel Bruce, our favorite curmudgeonly bear shares his home with not only his four geese, but three rowdy mice! Fed up with their shenanigans, Bruce sets off to find a rodent-free household. But as usual, nothing goes quite according to plan. A hilarious sequel for fans of the previous Bruce books, as well as a standalone discovery for new readers.
by Dan Santat
($17.99 Roaring Book Press)

From the  New York Times-bestselling creator of  The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend  comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty. Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened  after?
by Patrick McDonnell
($17.99 Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

From New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott Honor recipient Patrick McDonnell comes an exciting new take on the alphabet book for everyone who has ever wondered what's just beyond the front door.
by Beatrice Alemagna
($17.99 HarperCollins)

A compelling, magical picture book with "startlingly beautiful words and pictures." A book to spur imagination and exploring and a break from boredom or screen time.   Perfect for fans of picture books by Julie Morstad, Carson Ellis, Jon Klassen, and Tomi Ungerer.
illustrated by Ed Young
($17.99 Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

Moby Dick -inspired picture book adventure unlike any you've ever seen--with a surprise ending--from Caldecott Medal-winning artist Ed Young. In this retelling, Young brings us a dynamically interactive story with a surprise twist that will have you rocking along to the waves of the ocean.
by Elisha Cooper
($16.99 Roaring Book Press)

Big Cat, Little Cat is a poignant story, told in measured text and bold black-and-white illustrations about life and the act of moving on, from award-winning author Elisha Cooper.
by Martha Brockenbrough, illustrated by Lee White
($17.99 Arthur A. Levine Books)

In a series of letters, a young girl writes to Santa to ask about the North Pole, Mrs. Claus, and of course, Christmas goodies. Year after year, Santa writes back, and a heartwarming relationship develops, until one year, the girl writes to her mother instead: Mom, are you Santa? This transformative tale spins a universal childhood experience into a story about love, giving, and the spirit of Christmas.
by Peter H. Reynolds
($17.99 Orchard Books)

In his signature voice and style, the creativity guru brings us a universally poignant celebration of what it means to dream, and celebrates those moments when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to be a true dreamer! This inspirational, empowering picture book enlists readers to stay true to who they are, to tap into their most creative inner selves, and to never ever forget to dream big.
by Gary Paulsen, illustrated by Drew Willis
($9.99 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

Celebrate the anniversary of this Newbery Honor-winning survival novel with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers and adventurers. This special water-resistant edition includes a new introduction and commentary by the author and new pen-and-ink drawings by the illustrator. 
by Ainsley Earhardt, illustrated by Ji-Hyuk Kim
($18.99 Aladdin Paperbacks)

In this stunning follow-up to Take Heart, My Child, the Fox News anchor and bestselling author reflects on her experiences as a mother as she views the wonders of the world through her child’s eyes. We need the wisdom and perspective of a child to remind us what is important and what should be celebrated and remembered: the everyday joys and miracles and simple pleasures of life.
by Charles M. Schulz; adapted by Maggie Testa; illustrated by Vicki Scott
($19.99 Simon Spotlight)

Everyone is enjoying the holiday celebrations except Charlie Brown. Can the Peanuts gang help Charlie Brown discover the true meaning of Christmas? Find out in this beautiful deluxe storybook with a cloth cover, lush foil stamping, and incredible illustrations! This makes the perfect holiday gift for fans of Peanuts and the classic Christmas special.
by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Loren Long
($18.99 HarperCollins)

From the beloved children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown comes a recently discovered story featuring her signature word pattern from the classic Goodnight Moon that has soothed generations of children to sleep. Paired with Loren Long’s stunningly gorgeous illustrations, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny, who says “good day” to all things familiar, and “goodnight” to kitty, to bear, and to people everywhere.
by Shel Silverstein
($19.99 HarperCollins)

The star of Shel Silverstein’s bestselling poetry collection is back! This charming collection of forty-one never-before-published poems and drawings features the endearingly befuddled Runny Babbit and other uproarious woodland characters who speak a topsy-turvy, tongue-twisting language all their own. Compiled from extensive archives, these poems embody the beloved author’s style in this laugh-out-loud book of funny adventures.
by Kate Coombs, illustrated by Anna Emilia Laitinen
($17.95 Sound True)

Teaching mindfulness helps kids learn to stay calm, regulate their emotions, and appreciate the world around them. Author Kate Coombs and illustrator Anna Emilia Laitinen team up to present a book of poetry and art for young readers to make mindfulness easy, natural, and beautiful.
by Judy Schachner
($17.99 Dial Books)

From the beloved creator of Skippyjon Jones, Sarabella is always conjuring, daydreaming, and creating new worlds from her imagination. But there are times when daydreaming is not a good thing–like when you’re supposed to be doing multiplication tables. Luckily, Sarabella has an understanding teacher who encourages her to come up with her own idea to show everyone who she is. The thinking cap Sarabella makes is a wondrous concoction that affirms the importance of dreams, creativity, and individuality.
For Everyone Else...
by Pete Souza
($50.00 Little Brown and Company)

Relive the extraordinary Presidency of Barack Obama through White House photographer Pete Souza's behind-the-scenes images and stories in this #1  New York Times bestseller--with a foreword from the President himself. This book reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photographs with fine-art print quality in an oversize collectible format.
by David J. Weber, William DeBuys
($30.00 Yale University Press)

This unique guide for literate travelers in the American Southwest tells the story of fifteen iconic sites across Arizona, New Mexico, southern Utah, and southern Colorado through the eyes of the explorers, missionaries, and travelers who were the first non-natives to describe them.
by Mary Caperton Morton
($29.95 Timber Press)

Aerial Geology  is an up-in-the-sky exploration of North America's 100 most spectacular geological formations. This book brings you on a fantastic tour, sharing aerial and satellite photography, explanations on how each site was formed, and details on what makes each landform noteworthy
by Kelli Anderson
($40.00 Chronicle Books)

Defying every expectation of what a book can be, this pop-up extravaganza transforms into six fully functional tools: a real working planetarium projecting the constellations, a musical instrument complete with strings for strumming, a geometric drawing generator, an infinite calendar, a message decoder, and even a speaker that amplifies sound. 
by Kelly & Zach Weinersmith
($30.00 Penguin Press)

From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic  Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal , a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies -- from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing.
by Irene Smit and Astrid van der Hulst
($27.50 Workman Publishing Company)

From the creators of  Flow, the groundbreaking magazine “that takes its time,” comes the book that takes its time. A celebration of creativity, beautiful illustration, a love for paper and for life’s little pleasures, this book is unique in the way it mixes reading and doing.
by Jocko Willink
($24.99 St. Martin's Press)

The bestselling author shares methods for success that were born in the SEAL Teams, where he was the commander of the most highly-decorated special operations unit in Iraq. Willink describes the mental and physical disciplines he imposes on himself in order to achieve freedom in life: strategies and tactics for conquering weakness, procrastination, and fear, and specific physical training presented in workouts for all athletic levels.
by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams
($17.00 Avery Publishing Group)

In The Book of Joy, these two great spiritual masters, Nobel laureates, and dear friends met for a landmark discussion on how to live with joy even in the face of adversity. Now this elegantly designed journal prompts us with inspiring quotes to help transform the joy practices into an enduring way of life.
by David Philipps
($27.95 W.W. Norton & Company)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author traces the rich history of the Mustang and reveals the wild horse’s current crisis, with tens of thousands of horses in captivity and free horses caught between the clashing ideals of ranchers, activists, scientists, and government officials. This powerful blend of history and contemporary reporting vividly reveals the majesty and plight of this American icon.
by James Cheshire & Oliver Uberti
($39.95 W.W. Norton & Company)

For thousands of years, tracking animals meant following footprints. Now satellites, drones, camera traps, cellphone networks, and accelerometers reveal the natural world as never before. This triumph of technology, data science, and design–revealed in stunning, full-color charts and maps–brings broad perspective and intimate detail to our understanding of the animal kingdom.
by David Philipps
($59.95 Phaidon Press)

This groundbreaking survey celebrates astronomy through images created by those who seek to understand the beauty and mystery of our stars, planets, and beyond. An international panel of experts take you on a journey through man’s record of the universe–from ancient cave paintings to animation, with iconic works by renowned photographers, artists, and astronomers.
by Alex Prud'homme & Katie Pratt
($35.00 Thames & Hudson)

Through intimate photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, this revealing collection of photos documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking. More than 200 of Paul’s photographs and personal stories–recounted by his great-nephew Alex Prud’homme–capture this magical period in Paul and Julia’s lives and also bring to light Paul Child’s own remarkable photographic achievement.
by David Wills
($45.00 Dey Street Books)

Vividly showcases the glitz, glamour, and charm of Sin City’s golden years, from the 1950s to the 1980s. An adoring ode to this ultimate adult playground, it celebrates the best of old Las Vegas and its legendary headliners, including Frank Sinatra, Marlene Dietrich, Elvis Presley, and of course, the gorgeous Vegas showgirls.
by Michael Collins
($30.00 DK Publishing)

This beautifully illustrated guide explores the world’s most celebrated, rare, and seminal books, and delves into the stories and cultural context behind 75 of the most incredible books and handwritten manuscripts ever produced. Close-up views highlight interesting features and biographies detail the lives of the people who produced them.
by Lydia Kang & Nate Pedersen
($22.95 Workman Publishing)

Looking back with fascination, horror, and a dash of dark humor, this engaging book recounts the lively history of medical misfires and malpractices. With vintage illustrations, photographs, and advertisements throughout, Quackery combines macabre humor with science and storytelling to reveal an important and disturbing side of the ever-evolving field of medicine.
by Annie Leibovitz
($89.95 Phaidon Press)

The follow-up to her landmark books, Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990 and A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005, this new collection captures the most influential and compelling figures of the last decade in the style that has made her one of the most influential photographers of our time.
by W. Chan Kim & Renee Mauborgne
($28.00 Hachette Books)

The essential follow-up to the global bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy. Drawing on more than a decade of new work, the world-renowned professors guide you through how to take your organization from a red ocean crowded with competition to a blue ocean of uncontested market space. By combining the insights of human psychology with market-creating tools and real-world guidance, this is the definitive guide to shift yourself or your organization to new heights of confidence, market creation, and growth.
Gifts to Give...

The Hollow Woods Storytelling
Card Game
($19.99 Chronicle Books) - Gather the whole family and tell a different story every time! 

Ideal Bookshelf Enamel Book Pins ($11.99 Ideal Bookshelf) - Accessorize all year long with your favorite title! 

Litographs Posters ($19.99 Litographs) - Your favorite books as art!

 Tattered Cover Tees! ($17.99 - $24.99) Literary and local! It's a win-win! 
And Don't Forget...

Tattered Cover Gift Cards
Holiday Ornaments
Coffee Mugs 
2018 Calendars
Games & Puzzles
Stuffed Toys & Puppets
Coffee Beans & Tea
Specialty Chocolates
Tattered Cover totes, caps, T-shirts, and sweatshirts
Greeting Cards, Wrapping Paper & Gift Tags
and so much more!