Class of 2001 Mingus Union graduate and author Rebekah Manley is thrilled to share the upcoming release of her first book Alexandra and the Awful, Awkward, No Fun, Truly Bad Dates: A Picture Book Parody for Adults.
Crazy for the Heat: Arizona Tales of Ghosts, Gumshoes, and Bigfoot is a collection of humorous short stories set in the Grand Canyon State.
Wednesday, March 18, at 6 p.m. Sedona Public Library presents two authors on a joint national tour for their new books. The program features readings from Ginger Gaffney’s Half Broke and Pam Houston’s Deep Creek followed by audience questions and book signings.
Sedona Public Library is excited to present local author Robert Louis DeMayo reading from his latest novel The Sirens of Oak Creek on Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Community Room.
From 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, the Literate Lizard Bookstore, 1575 W. SR 89 in Sedona, will host a holiday affair author launch with readings and book signings for three local authors with new works.
Camp Verde author John Jenkins will hold a celebration and book signing on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Camp Verde Visitor Center, located at 435 S. Main St.
AUTHOR JOURNEYS: Meet and Greet an Author brings together authors and readers at the Clarkdale Historical Society Museum for an informal casual ‘drop-in’ event featuring author chats, book discussions and book signings for literature that pertains to Clarkdale and the surrounding Verde Valley.
Hayley Healey has a scheduled book signing on June 8 from 4-7 p.m. at her Re-Patterning studio located at 7000 Hwy. 179, Suite A-106, which is located in the Collective Sedona in the Village of Oak Creek.
Sedona Public Library is celebrating 60 years of serving the community on Saturday, April 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Library, 3250 White Bear Road, Sedona.
Labyrinth walk, book signing, poetry reading and free lecture by visionary artist Sandra Wasko-Flood
Visionary artist, poet, teacher and founder of Living Labyrinths for Peace, Sandra Wasko-Flood will offer poetry readings and signing of her book "The Labyrinth Path to Light and Peace: Art and Poetry by Sandra Wasko-Flood."
Lorenzo Rendon presentation on ‘Hidden Treasure in the Superstitions’ Nov. 17 at Mary Fischer Theater
Ever wonder about hidden or buried treasure or fantasize about looking for it?
Saturday, October 21st through Sunday, Oct. 22nd everyone is invited for the book signing and first release of “The Ballad of the Bees,” an illustrated book and audio CD.
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. A Legacy of Spies, John le Carré 2. A Column of Fire- Debut, Ken Follett
Join Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, great-granddaughter of Sedona Schnebly, as she discusses her new book “The Journal of Sedona Schnebly.”
The Indie Bestseller List
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson 2. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, Al Franken 3. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance 4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck, Mark Manson 5. Devil’s Bargain, Joshua Green 6. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), David Sedaris 7. Get Your Sh*t Together, Sarah Knight 8. The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben 9. Make Your Bed, William H. McRaven 10. The Book of Joy, The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu
MASS MARKET 1. The Gunslinger, Stephen King 2. The Whistler, John Grisham 3. A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin 4. 1984, George Orwell 5. Night School, Lee Child 6. American Gods, Neil Gaiman 7. Order to Kill, Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills 8. No Man’s Land, David Baldacci 9. The Moores Are Missing, James Patterson 10. The Husband’s Secret, Liane Moriarty
“The Secret Butterfly Trail is a raw and heartwarming look into one woman’s search for meaning and purpose in a deeply troubled life, in the same page-turning fashion as Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love, and Cheryl Strayed’s Wild.” – Don Kirchner, author of A Matter of Time. “Troubled by my past and seeking a new life, I suddenly found myself homeless and meandering through the heart of the Midwest. From New Mexico I traveled to Michigan to live with my son and his family.
Trade Paperback Fiction 1. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr 2. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware 3. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood 4. Commonwealth, Ann Patchett 5. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly 6. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman 7. The Couple Next Door, Shari Lapena 8. Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty 9. Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur 10. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi
HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson 2. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate, Al Franken 3. Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance 4. Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002), David Sedaris 5. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck, Mark Manson 6. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me, Sherman Alexie 7. Hunger, Roxane Gay 8. Make Your Bed, William H. McRaven 9. Hue 1968, Mark Bowden 10. Option B, Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant
MASS MARKET 1. The Gunslinger, Stephen King 2. Night School, Lee Child 3. American Gods, Neil Gaiman 4. 1984, George Orwell 5. See Me, Nicholas Sparks 6. Rogue Lawyer, John Grisham 7. Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty 8. Chaos, Patricia Cornwell 9. Missing, James Patterson, Kathryn Fox 10. The Husband’s Secret, Liane Moriarty
Travel writer Roger Naylor has released his latest book, The Amazing Kolb Brothers of Grand Canyon. Ellsworth Kolb arrived at Grand Canyon in 1901 with younger brother Emery Kolb soon following. Pioneers in the fledgling tourism industry, they set up a tent at the head of the Bright Angel Trail and began photographing tourists as they clip-clopped into the canyon on muleback. For nearly eight decades, these intrepid brothers explored and photographed Grand Canyon from rim to river.
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 1. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr 2. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood 3. Commonwealth, Ann Patchett 4. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware 5. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly 6. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi 7. Before the Fall, Noah Hawley 8. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman 9. The Couple Next Door, Shari Lapena 10. Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur
YOUNG ADULT 1. Everything, Everything, Nicola Yoon 2. Once and for All, Sarah Dessen 3. The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas 4. 13 Reasons Why, Jay Asher 5. The Sun Is Also a Star, Nicola Yoon 6. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak 7. Crazy House, James Patterson 8. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie 9. The Giver, Lois Lowry 10. Carve the Mark, Veronica Roth
TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION 1. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr 2. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood 3. Commonwealth, Ann Patchett 4. The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware 5. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman 6. Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly 7. The Nest, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney 8. Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi 9. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah 10. Before the Fall, Noah Hawley