Fall Discovery Show 2017 - Pick of the Lists Schedule - Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association
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Fall Discovery Show 2017 – Pick of the Lists Schedule

Thursday, October 12, 2017 – Aspen Meeting Room
9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Times, presenters, and titles are subject to change.
Top five titles listed below presenter name; more titles may be discussed.
Authors appearing at a Show event noted with pound sign (#).
Winter Catalog advertised title noted with asterisk (*).

Pick of the Lists #1:
Children’s-only Titles Morning Session

9:30 am Stephanie Davey
Penguin Random House/Random House Children’s Books

* UNI THE UNICORN AND THE DREAM COME TRUE by Amy Krouse Rosenthal; illustrated by Brigette Barrager.
* GENUINE FRAUD by E. Lockhart.
*THE BOOK OF DUST: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1) by Philip Pullman.
* THE PURLOINING OF PRINCE OLEOMARGARINE by Mark Twain and Philip C. Stead; illustrated by Erin Stead.

9:42 am Jill Bailey
Penguin Random House/Penguin Young Readers Group

* SARABELLA’S THINKING CAP written and illustrated by Judy Schachner. Dial Books.
* ALL’S FAIRE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL by Victoria Jamieson. Dial Books.
* HERE WE ARE: Notes for Living on Planet Earth written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. Philomel Books.
TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN by John Green. Dutton.
WARCROSS by Marie Lu. G.P. Putnam’s Sons BYR.

9:54 am David Quinn
Imprint Group

SHADOW WEAVER by MarcyKate Connolly. Sourcebooks.
THE WONDERLING by Mira Bartok. Candlewick Press.
BAAWAA & WOOLIAM by David Elliott, illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Candlewick Press.
LANDSCAPE WITH INVISIBLE HAND by M. T. Anderson. Candlewick Press.
THE WOLF, THE DUCK & THE MOUSE by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen. Candlewick Press.

10:06 am Tom Rechlin
RexTooth Studios

Written and illustrated by Ted Rechlin:

10:18 am Christine Foye
Simon & Schuster

THE GLASS TOWN GAME by Catherynne M. Valente. Margaret K. McElderry Books.
AN ENCHANTMENT OF RAVENS by Margaret Rogerson. Margaret K. McElderry Books.
IT TAKES A VILLAGE: Picture Book by Hillary Rodham Clinton. Paula Wiseman Books.
THE ANTLERED SHIP by Dashka Slater; illustrated by Terry and Eric Fan. Beach Lane Books.
* DORK DIARIES 12: Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe written and illustrated by Rachel Renée Russell. Aladdin.

10:30 am Roz Hilden
Scholastic, Inc.

THELMA THE UNICORN by Aaron Blabey. Scholastic Press.
* THE APPRENTICE WITCH by James Nicol. Chicken House.
* ALL THE CROOKED SAINTS by Maggie Stiefvater. Scholastic Press.
# * LOVE, SANTA by Martha Brockenbrough; illustrated by Lee White. Arthur A. Levine Books.
REFUGEE by Alan Gratz. Scholastic Press.

10:42 am Rob Pine and Andrea Tetrick
Ingram Content Group

WHEN PLANET EARTH WAS NEW by James Gladstone. Owlkids.
NOTYOURPRINCESS by Lisa Charleyboy. Annick Press.
LOUIS UNDERCOVER by Fanny Britt. Groundwood.
THE LAIRDBALOR by Kathleen Kaufman. Turner.
NOT FRIENDS by Rebecca Bender. Pajama Press.

10:54 am Jeff Cope
Macmillan Books for Young Readers

AFTER THE FALL (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat. Roaring Brook Press.
WISHTREE by Katherine Applegate. Feiwel & Friends.
RENEGADES by Marissa Meyer. Feiwel & Friends.
THORNHILL: A Graphic Novel by Pam Smy. Roaring Brook Press.
THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZ by Antonio Iturbe. Henry Holt Books for Young Readers.

11:06 am Tina Battock
Holiday House
BEFORE SHE WAS HARRIET by Lesa Cline-Ransome; illustrated by James E. Ransome.
SNARF ATTACK, UNDERFOODLE, and THE SECRET OF LIFE: The Riot Brothers #1 by Mary Amato; illustrated by Ethan Long.
A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES by Dylan Thomas; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. • SPLICED by Jon McGoran.

11:18 am Andrea Pappenheimer
HarperCollins Publishers
* RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein.
* GOOD DAY, GOOD NIGHT by Margaret Wise Brown; illustrated by Loren Long.
THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL #4: Quests For Glory by Soman Chainani.
THE WHIZ MOB AND THE GRENADINE KID by Colin Meloy; illustrated by Carson Ellis. Balzer + Bray.
RESTORE ME by Tahereh Mafi.

Pick of the Lists #2: Adult Morning Session

11:30 am Kate McCune and Bob Alunni
HarperCollins Publishers
THE CHILD FINDER by Rene Denfeld. Harper.
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn. William Morrow.
ONLY KILLERS AND THIEVES by Paul Howarth. Harper.
TANGERINE by Christine Mangan. Ecco.
VARINA by Charles Frazier. Ecco.

11:42 am Randy Hickernell
Hachette Book Group
* VAN LIFE: Your Home on the Road by Foster Huntington. Black Dog and Leventhal.
* BLUE OCEAN SHIFT: Beyond Competing–Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne. Hachette Books.
* I WILL FIND YOU: Solving Killer Cases From My Life Fighting Crime by Joe Kenda. Center Street.
* NEVERMOOR: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend. Little Brown Books for Young Readers.
* BRUCE’S BIG MOVE by Ryan T. Higgins. Disney-Hyperion.

11:54 am Jeff Cope
* THE RESURRECTION OF JOAN ASHBY: A Novel by Cherise Wolas. Flatiron Books.
SOURDOUGH: A Novel by Robin Sloan. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser. Henry Holt & Co.
THE VENGEANCE OF MOTHERS: The Journals of Margaret Kelly and Molly McGill – A Novel by Jim Fergus. St. Martin’s Press.
GLASS HOUSES: A Novel by Louise Penny. Minotaur Books.

12:06 pm Sara Bercholz
Shambhala Publications/Roost Books
THE YOGI ASSIGNMENT: A 30-Day Program for Bringing Yoga Practice and Wisdom to Your Everyday Life by Kino MacGregor.
THE FOUNTAIN TAROT: Illustrated Deck and Guidebook by Jonathan Saiz, Jason Gruhl, and Andi Todaro.
LOMELINO’S PIES: A Sweet Celebration of Pies, Galettes, and Tarts by Linda Lomelino.
YOGA FOR HEALTHY AGING: A Guide to Lifelong Well-Being by Baxter Bell and Nina Zolotow.
MINDFULNESS ON THE GO CARDS: Simple Meditation Practices You Can Do Anywhere by Jan Chozen Bays.

12:18 pm Rob Pine
Ingram Content Group
THE INNER LIFE OF ANIMALS by Peter Wohllenben. Greystone Books.
SHORTFALL by Alice Echols. The New Press.
FEVER by Deon Meyer. Grove Press.

General Meeting Luncheon 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Sponsored by Ingram Content Group


Pick of the Lists #3: Adult Afternoon Session

1:42 pm Coy Batson
Barron’s Educational Series
1001 MOVIES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE YOU DIE by Steven Jay Schneider and Ian Haydn Smith.
Brick Builds Series (Lego Builds including BRICK BUILDINGS, BRICK BEASTS by Kevin Hall).
Born Free Series (including BEAR RESCUE by Jess French and TIGER RESCUE by Louisa Leaman; The Born Free Foundation).
MY FRIEND MOE by Jennifer Sattler.
DEAR DINOSAUR: With Real Letters to Read! By Chae Strathie.

1:54 pm Meg Sherman
W.W. Norton & Company
BURNING GIRL: A Novel by Claire Messud.
* THE RISE AND FALL OF ADAM & EVE by Stephen Greenblatt.
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty.
# * WILD HORSE COUNTRY: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang by David Philipps.
# IF PICASSO PAINTED A SNOWMAN by Greg and Amy Newbold. Tillbury House Publishers.

2:06 pm Christine Foye
Simon & Schuster
LEONARDO da VINCI by Walter Isaacson. Simon & Schuster.
MANHATTAN BEACH: A Novel by Jennifer Egan. Scribner.
IN THE MIDST OF WINTER by Isabel Allende. Atria Books.
THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman. Simon & Schuster.
SLEEPING BEAUTIES: A Novel by Stephen King and Owen King. Scribner.

2:18 pm Charles Roberts
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ALI: A Life by Jonathan Eig.
THE APPARITIONISTS: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man Who Captured Lincoln’s Ghost by Peter Manseau.
THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World by A. J. Baime.
THE BLOOD CARD by Elly Griffiths.
CREATURES OF WILL AND TEMPER by Molly Tanzer. Mariner Books.

2:30 pm Phoebe Gaston
Book Travelers West/Workman
WOMAN AT 1,000 DEGREES: A Novel by Hallgrímur Helgason. Algonquin Books.
SAVAGE COUNTRY by Robert Olmstead. Algonquin Books.
WHAT UNITES US: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner. Algonquin Books.
AERIAL GEOLOGY: A High-Altitude Tour of North America’s Spectacular Volcanoes, Canyons, Glaciers, Lakes, Craters, and Peaks by Mary Caperton Morton. Timber Press.
SIXTY: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year–The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning? by Ian Brown. The Experiment.

2:42 pm Christie Michel
Other Press
NEVER ANYONE BUT YOU by Rupert Thomson.
BERLIN 1936 by Oliver Hilmes.
THE DEVIL’S REWARD by Emmanuelle de Villepin.
A MILLION DROPS by Victor del Árbol.

2:54 – 3:18 pm Three Presenters
Penguin Random House Adult

Tom Benton: 
MY ABSOLUTE DARLING: A Novel by Gabriel Tallent. Riverhead Books.
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng. Penguin Press.
* GRANT by Ron Chernow. Penguin Press.
A LEGACY OF SPIES by John Le Carré. Viking.
SMILE: A Novel by Roddy Doyle. Penguin Random House/Viking.

Emily Smolarek: 
WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates. One World.
ARTEMIS: A Novel by Andy Weir. Crown.
AMERICAN WOLF: A True Story Of Survival And Obsession In The West by Nate Blakeslee. Crown.
THE GIRL IN THE TOWER: A Novel by Katherine Arden. Del Rey.
HALF BAKED HARVEST COOKBOOK: Recipes From My Barn In The Mountains by Tieghan Gerard. Clarkson Potter.

Liz Sullivan:
* ENDURANCE: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly. Knopf.
DINNER AT THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: A Novel by Nathan Englander. Knopf.
TEXAS BLOOD: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands by Roger D. Hodge. Knopf.
SILENCE: In the Age of Noise by Erling Kagge. Pantheon.
* RANGER GAMES: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime by Ben Blum. Doubleday.

3:30 pm Andrea Tetrick
Ingram Content Group
WTF?! : An Economic Tour Of The Weird by Peter T. Leeson. Stanford University.
THE RETURN OF KID COOPER by Brad Smith. Arcade Publishing.
AFTERGLOW (A Dog Memoir) by Eileen Myles. Grove Press.
RESERVOIR 13 by Jon Mcgregor. Catapult.
THE LAST SHERIFF IN TEXAS by James Mccollom. Counterpoint.

3:42 pm Patricia Nelson
University Press Sales Associates
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A Reader’s Journey to Iconic Places of the American Southwest by David J. Weber and William deBuys. Yale University Press.
DEVOTION by Patti Smith. Yale University Press.
THE HOUSE OF GOVERNMENT: A Saga of the Russian Revolution by Yuri Slezkine. Princeton University Press.
THE MUSHROOM AT THE END OF THE WORLD: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. Princeton University Press.
DESIGNED FOR HI-FI LIVING: The Vinyl LP in Midcentury America by Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder. The MIT Press.






Posted September 17, 2017.
Updated September 25, 2017.

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