Featured Authors & Autographed Editions

Check out these titles by our talented local authors and authors who have visited for events - some of which are sold exclusively at Phoenix Books! Remember, not all books featured on our website are necessarily in stock at our bricks-and-mortar locations, but we're always happy to special order a book for you to pick up at the store. Special orders almost always come in quickly, and don't involve any extra fees. Happy browsing!

Max Brallier: The Last Kids on Earth Series

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The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator), Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Anoosha Syed (Illustrator), Lorena Alvarez (Illustrator), Christopher Mitten (Illustrator), Xavier Bonet (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator), Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Anoosha Syed (Illustrator), Lorena Alvarez (Illustrator), Christopher Mitten (Illustrator), Xavier Bonet (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593350065
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

The Last Kids on Earth By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780670016617
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2015

The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780670016624
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780425288719
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2017

The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425292082
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018

The Last Kids on Earth and the Midnight Blade By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425292112
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984835345
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781984835376
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

Reader Friends, Writer Friends with Kate Messner & Linda Urban

Award-winning writers Kate Messner and Linda Urban joined us Friday, April 9, 2021 to discuss the ways they support each other’s creative work from the first glimmer of an idea, through terrible first drafts, meaningful critique, and –hooray – publication day! 

Almost There and Almost Not By Linda Urban Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534478800
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

History Smashers: The Titanic By Kate Messner, Matt Aytch Taylor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Matt Aytch Taylor (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593120439
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

History Smashers: Pearl Harbor By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593120378
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

History Smashers: The Mayflower By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593120316
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

History Smashers: Women's Right to Vote By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593120347
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

Chirp By Kate Messner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547605705
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 9th, 2021

An Evening with David Macaulay

The Way Things Work Now By David Macaulay Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780544824386
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Published: Clarion Books - October 4th, 2016

Crossing on Time: Steam Engines, Fast Ships, and a Journey to the New World By David Macaulay Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596434776
Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 7th, 2019

Mill By David Macaulay Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780395520192
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Published: Clarion Books - October 30th, 1989

Built to Last By David Macaulay Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780547342405
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Published: Clarion Books - October 25th, 2010

Amanda Gorman

“We will raise this wounded world into a wondrous one…There is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it if only we’re brave enough to be it.” - Amanda Gorman, from The Hill We Climb

Inspiring words spoken at today's inauguration by America's first youth poet laureate.

We are very excited to share that Amanda Gorman's first two books will be published this September. Preorder your copies today at the links below.

 

Call Us What We Carry: Poems By Amanda Gorman Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

Molly Stevens - Milk Street Cooking School

 

 

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All About Dinner: Simple Meals, Expert Advice By Molly Stevens Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780393246278
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 5th, 2019

All About Braising: The Art of Uncomplicated Cooking By Molly Stevens Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393052305
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 17th, 2004

Chris Bohjalian - A Mighty Blaze: Authors Love Bookstores

 

 

 

 

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The Red Lotus: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) By Chris Bohjalian Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525565963
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Published: Vintage - January 5th, 2021

The Flight Attendant (Television Tie-In Edition): A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) By Chris Bohjalian Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593314005
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Published: Vintage - December 8th, 2020

Hour of the Witch: A Novel By Chris Bohjalian Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385542432
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Published: Doubleday - May 4th, 2021

Peter Hogenkamp

Peter Hogenkamp is a practicing physician, public speaker, and author of medical fiction and thrillers living in Rutland, Vermont. His first novel, The Intern was published in April 2020 by Touchpoint Press.   Peter is the founder and editor of The Book Stops Here, a literary blog for readers and writers written by authors, agents, editors, publishers, and poet, and the creator, producer, and host of Your Health Matters, a health information program, which airs on cable television, streams on YouTube and sounds off on podcast. Peter was a finalist for the prestigious 2019 Killer Nashville Claymore Award as well as the 2020 Vermont Writer’s Prize. When he isn’t writing or practicing medicine, he loves to hike, ski, and take photographs. 

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James Kochalka

James Kochalka is one of the most unique and prolific cartoonists working in America today. His comics have been published internationally, and he’s developed animated cartoons for Nickelodeon. Among his best-known work is the Johnny Boo series, for which he won an Eisner Award in 2019. In 2011, James became the first official Vermont Cartoonist Laureate. He and his wife, Amy, continue to live in Vermont, where they raised their family of two boys and too many cats.

James will be joining us for story time and a drawing lesson on Saturday, May 21st to celebrate the release of his new Banana Fox book, Banana Fox and the Gummy Monster Mess!  

Singed, persnalized copies of the Banana Fox books will be availalbe a few days folloing the event.  

 

 

Tessa Wegert in conversation with Sarah Stewart Taylor

Please join us as we welcome Tessa Wegert to our Zoom stage for a discussion of Dead WInd, hew new novel featuring Senior Investigator Shana Merchant on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.  Tessa will be in conversation with fellow mystery author Sarah Stewart Taylor.  For mor information or to register for this event, please click HERE.

Dead Wind By Tessa Wegert Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781448307128
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Published: Severn House - April 5th, 2022

The Dead Season (A Shana Merchant Novel #2) By Tessa Wegert Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593097915
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Published: Berkley - December 8th, 2020

Death in the Family (A Shana Merchant Novel #1) By Tessa Wegert Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593099469
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Published: Berkley - August 18th, 2020

The Mountains Wild: A Mystery (Maggie D'arcy Mysteries #1) By Sarah Stewart Taylor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250796141
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 15th, 2021

A Distant Grave: A Maggie D'arcy Mystery (Maggie D'arcy Mysteries #2) By Sarah Stewart Taylor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250847188
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 21st, 2022

The Drowning Sea: A Maggie D'arcy Mystery (Maggie D'arcy Mysteries #3) By Sarah Stewart Taylor Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250826657
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 21st, 2022

Thea Lewis

Thea Lewis is a Vermont native and the creator of Queen City Ghostwalk, the haunted tour chosen “Best Scary Stroll” by Yankee Magazine. Called Vermont’s “Queen of Halloween,” she’s been scaring up history in Burlington and beyond since 2002, with her tours, special events, and books for adults and children. 

You can find Thea online at queencityghostwalk.com and thealewis.com.

 

 

 

 

Lakeview Cemetery of Burlington, Vermont By Thea Lewis Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467142809
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Published: History Press - September 7th, 2020

Wicked Vermont By Thea Lewis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781467138741
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Published: History Press - May 21st, 2018

Haunted Burlington: Spirits of Vermont's Queen City (Haunted America) By Thea Lewis Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781596297685
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Published: History Press - September 25th, 2009

Ghosts and Legends of Lake Champlain (Haunted America) By Thea Lewis Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781609497293
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Published: History Press (SC) - August 21st, 2012

Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont (Haunted America) By Thea Lewis Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626196407
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Published: History Press (SC) - August 26th, 2014

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