Santa’s Coming to Capital Books: Sunday, Dec 10
We’ll offer two group times. Select the group that’s right for your family.
Join us for a holiday charity event benefiting My Sister’s House on Thursday, Dec 14 from 4-6 pm
Meet award-winning author Mary Chung Hayashi, California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, and Mayor Darrell Steinberg
Enter Another Universe through the portal at the bookstore!
1500 square feet of science fiction, Magic the Gathering, Funko, games, and graphic novels in our basement.
Book your next event with us.
Whether it’s an author event, business gathering, or wedding, have it at a beautiful and enriching space.
Santa & His Elf Are Coming to Capital Books!
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Sunday, Dec 10 @1pm or 2pm
Capital Books Flamingo Lounge
(Note that reservations are per family, not per child)
Join us for a holiday charity event benefiting My Sister’s House featuring award-winning author Mary Chung-Hayashi, Women in Politics
Thursday, Dec 14 from 4pm to 6pm
Join Sunni Harley for The Princess Bookclub!
Tea & sandwiches provided. Donations to Sunni accepted. Come join us for a discussion about this popular book.
Sunday, Jan 7 @1pm – 4pm
Capital Books Flamingo Lounge
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
BOOKS THAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR RADAR
IF WE’VE RUN OUT A BOOK, PLEASE PLACE AN ORDER FOR YOUR COPY, AND IT’LL ARRIVE IN A COUPLE OF DAYS.
Big Heart, Little Stove
The inspiration for our cafe, There and Back, Big Heart, Little Stove is your new go-to inspiration for cooking thoughtful and meaningful, yet refreshingly simple meals. With more than 75 recipes and Erin French’s favorite hospitality “signatures,” Erin invites readers to bring a piece of her beloved restaurant, The Lost Kitchen, home with them.
Being Henry: The Fonz...and Beyond
From Emmy-award winning actor, author, comedian, producer, and director Henry Winkler, a deeply thoughtful memoir of the lifelong effects of stardom and the struggle to become whole. Pre-order yours today.
More Is More Get Loose in the Kitchen: A Cookbook
It’s time to crank up the heat and lose the measuring spoons because the secret to cooking is hiding in one simple motto: MORE IS MORE. In her bestselling debut cookbook, Cook This Book, Molly Baz taught the cooking essentials and put her love for mortadella and dill on blast.
The Woman In Me
The Woman in Me is a brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope.
A gripping, page-turning novel set in Jim Crow Florida that follows Robert Stephens Jr. as he’s sent to a segregated reform school that is a chamber of terrors where he sees the horrors of racism and injustice, for the living, and the dead.
Good Soup 52 Colorful Recipes for Year-Round Comfort
Before Chef Joris Bijdendijk cooked together three Michelin stars and Samuel Levie became a prolific sausage maker, soup was a regular guest in many memories. Good Soup pays tribute to the phenomenon that is soup in 52 recipes from all over the world.
Zoey Is Too Drunk for This Dystopia
Zoey is Too Drunk for This Dystopia is the latest installment in New York Times bestselling author Jason Pargin’s thrilling Zoey Ashe sci-fi series.
A gripping, at times painfully honest, and ultimately inspirational memoir from global superstar and creator of the Red Table Talk series Jada Pinkett Smith.
The Cruel Prince: Collector's Edition
Return to the captivating world of Elfhame and the book that started it all with this deluxe collector’s edition of the New York Times bestselling The Cruel Prince, from award-winning author Holly Black. Featuring a gorgeous new cover, luminous full-color endpapers, and more!
Six murders. One hundred pages. Millions of possible combinations… but only one is correct. Can you solve Torquemada’s murder mystery?
Please note: this puzzle is extremely difficult and not for the faint-hearted.
FALL RELEASES FOR PRE-ORDERS
POPULAR BOOKS COMING DOWN THE PIKE
PLACE YOUR ORDER, AND WE’LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN THE BOOK ARRIVES.
The Narrow Road Between Desires
Pub Date: Nov 14
#1 New York Times-bestselling phenomenon Patrick Rothfuss returns to the wildly popular Kingkiller Chronicle universe with a stunning reimagining of “The Lightning Tree.” Expanded to twice its previous length and lavishly illustrated by Nate Taylor, this touching stand-alone story is sure to please new readers and veteran Rothfuss fans alike.
The Mystery Guest
Pub Date: Nov 28
A new mess. A new mystery. It’s up to Molly the maid to uncover the truth, no matter how dirty, in this standalone novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maid, a Good Morning America Book Club pick.
Pub Date: Dec 19
*Now an acclaimed live-action Netflix series!* Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. The bestselling LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between: this is the fifth volume of the much-loved HEARTSTOPPER series, featuring gorgeous two-color artwork.
It Happened One Summer
The first in a spicy and unforgettable rom-com duology from #1 New York Times bestseller and tik tok favorite Tessa Bailey, in which a Hollywood “It Girl” is cut off from her wealthy family and exiled to a small Pacific Northwest beach town… where she butts heads with a surly, sexy local who thinks she doesn’t belong.
One summer. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn’t see coming…
Every Summer After
Six summers to fall in love. One moment to fall apart. A weekend to get it right.
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. The bestselling LGBTQ+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between
The House in the Cerulean Sea
The House in the Cerulean Sea is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours.
A Darker Shade of Magic
Enter #1 New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab’s beloved Shades of Magic trilogy—a dazzling world of parallel Londons where magic thrives, starves, or lies forgotten, and where power can destroy just as quickly as it can create.