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!

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
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ISBN: 9780393246278
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
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ISBN: 9780593314005
Published: Vintage - December 8th, 2020

Hour of the Witch: A Novel By Chris Bohjalian Cover Image
$28.95
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ISBN: 9780385542432
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.

Signed, personalized copies of James' books are available on our website; please order below.   If you ordered a book for store pick up, we will contact you as soon as it's ready.  If you ordered a book with shipping, please allow an additional 7-10 days for delivery.

 

 

 

Tessa Wegert in conversation with Sarah Stewart Taylor

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
$17.00
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
$12.00
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
$17.99
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
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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 (Landmarks) 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
$21.99
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 - August 21st, 2012

Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont (Haunted America) By Thea Lewis Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781626196407
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Published: History Press - August 26th, 2014

Garrett M. Graff

Garrett M. Graff has spent nearly two decades covering politics, technology, and national security. The former editor of Politico and contributor to Wired and CNN, he’s written for publications from Esquire to Rolling Stone to The New York Times, and today serves as the director of the cyber initiative at the Aspen Institute. Graff is the author of multiple books, including the FBI history The Threat MatrixRaven Rock, about the government’s Cold War Doomsday plans, and the New York Times bestsellers The Only Plane in the Sky and Watergate: A New History, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History.

 

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Kate Messner- Featured Titles

History Smashers: Women's Right to Vote By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Dylan Meconis (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593120347
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

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

The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s Presidents (Presidents Book for Kids; History of United States Presidents When They Were Young) By Kate Messner, Adam Rex Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452174884
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 24th, 2020

Over and Under the Rainforest By Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452169408
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 11th, 2020

How to Write a Story: (Read-Aloud Book, Learn to Read and Write) By Kate Messner, Mark Siegel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Mark Siegel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452156668
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 7th, 2020

Rescue on the Oregon Trail (Ranger in Time #1) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780545639149
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 6th, 2015

Danger in Ancient Rome (Ranger in Time #2) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780545639170
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 30th, 2015

Long Road to Freedom (Ranger in Time #3) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780545639200
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 29th, 2015

Race to the South Pole (Ranger in Time #4) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780545639255
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 28th, 2016

Journey through Ash and Smoke (Ranger in Time #5) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780545909785
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 31st, 2017

Escape from the Great Earthquake (Ranger in Time #6) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 27th, 2017

D-Day: Battle on the Beach (Ranger in Time #7) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338133905
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 30th, 2018

Hurricane Katrina Rescue (Ranger in Time #8) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 26th, 2018

Disaster on the Titanic (Ranger in Time #9) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338133981
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 29th, 2019

Night of Soldiers and Spies (Ranger in Time #10) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338134018
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 9th, 2019

Escape from the Twin Towers (Ranger in Time #11)  By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338537949
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Attack on Pearl Harbor (Ranger in Time #12) By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Messner, Kelley McMorris (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781338537963
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 21st, 2020

Haunting Happy Hour

Goodnight Stranger By Miciah Bay Gault Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778309802
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Published: Park Row - July 28th, 2020

The Invited: A Novel By Jennifer McMahon Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781101971864
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Published: Anchor - January 28th, 2020

The Mountains Wild: A Mystery (Maggie D'arcy Mysteries #1) By Sarah Stewart Taylor Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250256430
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 23rd, 2020

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