Savoring New Release Tuesday

New Release Tuesday at Sundog Books: Savoring the Last Days of Summer!

As summer's gentle warmth starts to wane, giving way to the crisp promise of autumn, here at Sundog Books, we find solace in the steady rhythm of New Release Tuesdays. It's our way of bidding farewell to sun-soaked afternoons and welcoming the cozy embrace of the season ahead. This week, our shelves are adorned with 14 riveting tales, each echoing the spirit of transition and new beginnings. Let's dive into the narratives that are set to be your perfect end-of-summer companions:

  1. "They Called Us Exceptional" by Prachi Gupta: Gupta's memoir unveils her personal journey, tackling the model minority myth and its impact on her Indian American family. A profound reflection on identity and cultural complexities, this is a read that resonates beyond its pages.

  2. "Star Crossed: A True Romeo and Juliet Story in Hitler’s Paris" by Heather Dune Macadam & Simon Worrall: Amid the terror of WWII Paris, a love story emerges, reminding us of the resilience of the human spirit. Macadam and Worrall craft a tale as timeless as it is touching.

  3. "The Dawn of a Mindful Universe" by Marcelo Gleiser: Gleiser beckons readers to journey into the realms of consciousness, offering a fresh perspective on existence and the mysteries that envelop it.

  4. "Cosmic Scholar: The Life and Times of Harry Smith" by John Szwed: Relive the vibrancy of the Beat Generation with this comprehensive exploration of Harry Smith's life. Szwed encapsulates the era and the enigma that was Smith with finesse.

  5. "After That Night" by Karin Slaughter: In this heart-racing thriller, Slaughter weaves past traumas with present enigmas, presenting a narrative as chilling as a late summer's evening.

  6. "Kingdom Quarterback" by Mark Dent & Rustin Dodd: Delve deep into the world of sports, celebrating the Chiefs' remarkable Super Bowl achievements and Patrick Mahomes' ascent. A must-read for every sports aficionado.

  7. "Wifedom" by Anna Funder: Through George Orwell's life, Funder sketches a vivid portrayal of marriage, offering readers a nuanced view of love, commitment, and personal evolution.

  8. "The Wingmen" by David Lazarus: A suspenseful narrative set in the aviation realm, Lazarus' tale is replete with intrigue, secrets, and destinies intertwined.

  9. "Gambler" by Billy Walters: Venture into the exhilarating realm of sports gambling, as Walters sheds light on the thrills and perils of betting it all.

  10. "The Year of Second Chances" by Jessica Avery: A moving testament to the power of friendships, resilience, and new beginnings, Avery crafts a story that warms the heart.

  11. "Nervous" by Zane Soriano: A raw portrayal of post-college life interspersed with the struggles of anxiety, Soriano's narrative is both relatable and poignant.

  12. "The Loom of Time" by Spencer Kaplan: Journey through time with Kaplan, as he intricately weaves history with fiction, challenging perceptions and igniting imaginations.

  13. "Necessary Trouble" by Sarah Jaffe: Jaffe's exploration of social movements underscores the significance of collective action in shaping societal landscapes.

  14. "Swim Home to the Vanished" by Brendan Basham: Set against a mesmerizing coastal canvas, Basham's tale of myths, memories, and matriarchy is as evocative as the sea's endless horizon.

Summer might be drawing to a close, but with every ending comes a new beginning. These tales promise to accompany you through the transition, offering solace, entertainment, and insight. Whether in-store or online at, we invite you to explore these narratives and keep the legacy of indie bookstores thriving.