princebooks's blog

New Releases for February 8th, 2011

4 Feb 2011

Come check out there new titles just released this week!

Known and Unknown:
A Memoir by Donald Rumsfeld

With the same directness that defined his career in public service, Rumsfeld's memoir is filled with previously undisclosed details and insights about the Bush administration, 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It also features Rumsfeld's unique and often surprising observations on eight decades of history.

Close to Famous
by Joan Bauer

Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end up in the small town of Culpepper, West Virginia, where they use their strengths and challenge themselves to build a new life, with the help of the friends they make there.

I Think I Love You by Allison Pearson

In 1974 Wales, 13-year-old Petra and her friend, Sharon, are obsessed with a contest whose winners will be flown to America to meet their teen idol, David Cassidy. In 1998 London, Petra is pushing 40 and on the brink of divorce. While cleaning out her mother's closet, she finds a letter her mother had intercepted declaring her the winner of the contest. The girls reunite for an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas to meet their teen idol at last.


The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life by Bettany Hughes

From the celebrated British author and historian comes a dazzling new book in which she combines historical inquiry and storytelling lan to give readers a brilliantly vivid portrait of Socrates and the Golden Age of Athens.

*New In Paperback!*

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
Incarceron by Cathrine Fisher
Union Atlantic by Adam Haslett
The Routes of Man by Ted Conover

New Releases for February 1st

27 Jan 2011

Check out these hot new titles just released!

 Zero-Sum Future by Gideon Rachman

 Written by one of the most influential commentators on global affairs, "Zero-Sum Future" is a warning about the world's crisis as the U.S. loses its position as dominant power.






Swamplandia! by Karen Russell


The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline, and Swamplandia!, its island home and gator-wrestling theme park, is swiftly being encroached upon by a competitor. To save her family, Ava must journey on her own to a perilous part of the swamp called the Underworld.

Endgame by Frank Brady

Here is an impressively researched biography that captures the complete, remarkable arc of Bobby Fischer's life. From his meteoric rise and dominant prime to his descent into madness, this book draws upon hundreds of documents, recordings, and firsthand interviews.






*New in Paperback!*

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Filled with stunning parallels to today's world, "The Postmistress" is a sweeping novel about the loss of innocence of two extraordinary women--and of two countries torn apart by war.




And many more, including these titles new in paperback:

Think Twice by Lisa Scittoline
The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine
Heresy by S.J. Parris
Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert
One Good Dog by Susan Wilson


New Releases for January 25th

24 Jan 2011

Check out these hot new titles just released!

Madeline at the White House by John Bemelman Marciano 

Invited to the White House by Candle, the president's lonely only daughter, for the annual Easter Egg hunt and roll, Madeline and the other little girls have a rollicking good time, and introduce Candle to the joys of occasionally breaking the rules.


The Next Decade by George Friedman

The author of the acclaimed "New York Times" bestseller "The Next 100 Years" now focuses his geopolitical forecasting acumen on the next decade and the imminent events and challenges that will test America and the world, specifically addressing the skills that will be required by the decade's leaders.

The Hidden Reality by Brian Greene

From the bestselling author of "The Elegant Universe" and "The Fabric of the Cosmos" comes his most thrilling and accessible book to date--a state-of-the-art tour of the cutting-edge science that is changing the way we see our world.

Scorecasting by Tobias Moskowitz

Moskowitz, a University of Chicago behavioral economist, teams up with veteran "Sports Illustrated" writer Wertheim to look at the hidden influences and subtle biases that shape and sway sports behavior and outcomes.

Back in stock!

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past.

Winner of the Newberry Medal!



And many more, including these best-selling titles now available in paperback:

 Ransom by David Malouf
Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
Noah's Compass by Anne Tyler
Fire by Kristin Cashore
Deep Down True by Juliette Fay