September Updates


Author Event at TLB!

We are so excited to welcome back Leah Weiss! She will be at TLB on September 9 at 1:00 PM to talk about her new book All the Little Hopes.

Masks are not required but strongly recommended!

Books available for purchase, $16.99 paperback

Upcoming Virtual Author Events

hosted by the Southern Independent

Booksellers Alliance and

Southern author Wiley Cash

Call or email TLB to register!


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The Night She Disappeared with Lisa Jewell

Thu Sep 9th 6:00pm - 7:00pm


Einstein: The Fantastic Journey of a Mouse Through Space and Time with Torben Kuhlmann

Sat Sep 11th 11:00am - 12:00pm

***Register for this virtual event or purchase the book from TLB and receive an awesome fold-out magazine while supplies last!


Graceland, At Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South with Margaret Renkl

Thu Sep 16th 7:00pm - 8:00pm


When Ghosts Come Home with Wiley Cash

Thu Sep 23rd 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Books We're Excited About!


Coming 9/14!


Bestseller Roach sheds light on nature's malefactors in this often funny, always provocative survey...Roach's writing is wry, full of heart, and loaded with intriguing facts...This eminently entertaining outing is another winner from Roach.-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"


Coming 9/14!


I loved it. An absolute page-turner with all the wit and nuance that put Liane Moriarty head and shoulders above the crowd. Liane Moriarty shows once again why she leads the pack. --Jane HarperNew York Times bestselling author of The Dry and The Survivors


Coming 9/14!


"Philbrick moves from one century's point of view to another's, perceptively observing what has changed and what has not. He particularly notes the past and current legacy of slaveholding, whether in North or South. This provides highly personal reflection and unique perspective on both the history and the often-contradictory lives of present-day Americans." --Booklist (starred review)


Coming 9/21!


From the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All Over but the Shoutin' and The Best Cook in the World, the warm hearted and hilarious story of how his life was transformed by his love for a poorly behaved, half-blind stray dog. --Ingram ipage


Coming 9/21!


Packed with mouth-watering recipes to make again and again, and chapters on dumplings, noodles, hotpots, rice and even sweets things. All are perfect to try at home for a weekend feast and for quick and easy weeknight dinners there's handy batch cooking and freezer tips.--Ingram ipage


Coming 9/21!


A personal trip turns perilous for Elena Standish after the murder of a British spy forces her to face dark family secrets in this exciting 1930s mystery by bestselling author Anne Perry. --Ingram ipage


Coming 9/28!

Literary fiction

"Doerr builds a community of readers and nature lovers that transcends the boundaries of time and space ... This is just one of the many narrative miracles worked by the author as he brings a first-century story to its conclusion in 2146. As the pieces of this magical literary puzzle snap together, a flicker of hope is sparked for our benighted world."

--Kirkus, starred review


Coming 9/14!

Literary fiction

"Whitehead adds another genre to an ever-diversifying portfolio with his first crime novel, and it's a corker." Booklist, Starred Review

FIVE starred reviews!!


Coming 9/28!


With keen insight and mordant humor, Novik reminds us that sometimes it is not enough to rewrite the rules--sometimes, you need to toss out the entire rulebook.The magic of the Scholomance trilogy will continue in 2022 --Ingram ipage


Coming 9/28!


This ultimate guide to entertaining with true Southern grace, style, and wit shows readers how to make every moment spent with family, friends, and company delicious, comfortable, and unforgettable--from the invitation through to the last bite. --Ingram ipage


Coming 9/21!

Literary fiction

With its soaring descriptions of the natural world, its tantalizing vision of life beyond, and its account of a father and son's ferocious love, Bewilderment marks Richard Powers's most intimate and moving novel. At its heart lies the question: How can we tell our children the truth about this beautiful, imperiled planet? --Ingram ipage


Coming 9/7!


"With a novelistic eye for detail and a disarming sense of humor, Mills illuminates her extraordinary past while evoking the lost empire of mid-20th-century Hollywood...The result is a luminous work commensurate with the unforgettable movies that made Mills an icon."-- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

New in Young Adult

Coming 9/28!


A shadow-drenched fairytale that readers will happily devour. Lyndall Clipstone's lush prose lends itself to a world both dark and elegant, brimming with monsters and a young woman brave enough to face them. --Emily Lloyd-Jones, author of The Bone Houses

"Lakesedge is an intense tale of mystery and magic that will have lovers of gothic romance eager for the next installment." --Juliet Marillier, author of the Blackthorn & Grim and Warrior Bards series


Coming 9/14!


"The multifaceted cast of characters sparkles. . . . A foreboding twist on the tale of Robin Hood, Defy the Night is a promising series debut." -- Foreword Reviews, starred review


Coming 9/28!


"Garber, best known for her lush and poetic Caraval series, will no doubt have readers flocking to this new series. The potential for the coming installments is huge, as the glimmers of a larger world introduced in this volume are sure to stoke reader curiosity." -- ALA Booklist


Coming 9/7!


A thrilling blend of family secrets, illicit romance and high-stakes treasure hunt, set in the mysterious world of Texas billionaires. The nonstop twists kept me guessing until the very last page!"-- Katharine McGee, New York Times bestselling author of American Royals

New in Kids


Coming 9/14!


This much anticipated seventh book in the best-selling series finds Jack, Quint, June and Dirk continuing their journey with new friends, new stakes and a new ride.


Coming 9/14!


"Timberlake creates an irresistible mix of high stakes, laugh-out-loud moments, and truly unexpected plot twists . . . making for an unforgettable expedition. Klassen's chapter illustrations . . . further heighten the story's charm and humor. All told, it's a wonderful read."

--Booklist, starred review


Coming 9/7!


Applegate's gentle yet honest tale mixes magic with very real environmental messaging, both warning of human-caused harm and pointing to nature's resilience and interconnectedness. ...Applegate empowers her young characters by not only granting them courage but also ensuring they earn the respect of their elders.-- Booklist, starred review


Coming 9/28!--Signed copies!


The pairing of two-time Newbery Medalist DiCamillo and two-time Caldecott Medalist Blackall is a magical alchemy. Blackall's black-and-white pencil drawings and ornamented initials convey a medieval setting, while DiCamillo's elegant, honed prose weaves a beautiful tapestry of true friends, a feisty goat, and a road to a castle where destiny will unfold.

--The Horn Book (starred review)


Coming 9/28!


[A] rip-roaring adventure... Pony illustrates Palacio's range as an author, with this tale being distinctly different from Wonder, yet sharing movingly captured central themes of heart, family, and overcoming challenges." -- Booklist, starred review


Coming 9/7!

Fiction/Social themes

"This is a deftly nuanced look at the fragility and strength of the human heart. An impressive sequel.-- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Coming 9/7!


Ryan T. Higgins, #1 New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, celebrates the season of thanks in this Little Bruce Book.

It's autumn in Soggy Hollow, and the mice have a lot to be thankful for. But Bruce the bear is not so thankful for all the thanking.

This bite-sized Little Bruce Book is perfect for fans of the Mother Bruce board books. --Ingram ipage


Coming 9/21!

Fiction/Social themes

An astounding new feat of storytelling from Brian Selznick, the award-winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck. --Edelweiss

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