Upcoming Picture Books

Waz Dot?

by Michael Slack  ISBN #978-142318347-1
Available July 29, 2014
Waz Dot
?I loved ??the graphi??cs?? and character in Waz Dot?  Blip enjoys going thru?? his day discovering the world around him and asking all kinds of questions about his world. I love the shadow hints of what is to come. (And the little person you’re reading it to will have fun guessing, “Waz Dot?”

Living in the middle of farm country in Iowa, this is a great book for our local small town customers as well as our tourist customers who love regional titles about our area and life.

– Judy Wrolson


Ready, Steady, Ghost!

by Elizabeth Baguley  ISBN #978-142318039-5
Available August 5, 2014
Ready SteadyI loved this book! I found its art work somewhat dark but still refreshing. And the story of young Gilbert the ghost finding his own place in the world is a fun, scary journey to his future home.

I’m so grateful to the publishers who send us preview copies of their upcoming books. We love previewing books, reviewing them, and even more hand selling them to our wonderful customers.

– Judy Wrolson

The Forgers by Bradford Morrow

I was given an uncorrected proof of The Forgers by Bradford Morrow for an early review. I recommend this book to my literary fiction readers as well as my mystery / thriller customers. It is coming in November from The Mysterious Press in Hard Cover for $24.00. The pacing drew me in perfectly, and keptContinue Reading

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There’s a wonderful e-newsletter that we receive here at Cornerstone Cottage Books, and we wanted to share the link with you so that you, too, can subscribe. http://www.shelf-awareness.com/readers-issue.html Enjoy! KeriContinue Reading

A Deadly Wandering

A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richtel Coming in September from William Morrow   This is the best book I’ve read in years. Not the best non-fiction book; not the best thriller, but the best book, period. It takes incredible skill to weave a non-fiction story packed with data and emerging science into a page-turner, butContinue Reading

Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse

When the mechanical mousetrap frightens the mice of Europe, one frightened mouse must learn to fly so he can escape to safety across the Atlantic Ocean. A tale of courage for everyone. Click on the book title below for a quick look at a beautiful new picture book. You and your little ones will loveContinue Reading

I’m Having So Much Fun Here Without You

I’m Having So Much Fun Here Without You by Courtney Maum We’ve all had relationship struggles. The strain imposed upon the marriage of Richard (the artist) and Anne-Laure (the attorney)due to her perceived indifference and his affair is palpable throughout the pages of this novel. Set in Paris and the countryside outside London, the scenesContinue Reading