This month, enjoy reading these books from local publishers and authors.
When 16-year-old Simon Spier begins exchanging emails with a secret admirer, his high school days have a new current of excitement running through them. But when a classmate discovers their messages – and the fact that Simon’s secret admirer is another boy in their high school – their fragile romance gets complicated. This story is full of humor, heart and characters you’ll root for till the last page. On April 11, author Becky Albertalli will visit Little Shop of Stories in Decatur to sign copies of her book, released this month. Visit littleshopofstories.com for more details.
Susan Packard, a co-founder of HGTV, knows what it takes to be successful in business. She distills her 30 years of experience into this book, which offers gamesmanship strategies for women’s success in the workforce such as playing offense, being a team player and more. Order a copy for $25.95 form Penguin Books at penguin.com.
A healthy lifestyle and a Southern diet might seem incompatible, but they aren’t if Virginia Willis has anything to say about it. This Atlanta-based, French-trained chef knows the value of good comfort food, so in her newest cookbook, she gives a healthy overhaul to the classics like mac and cheese and buttermilk pie. Order a copy for $24.99 from Random House at randomhouse.com.