The Boys in the Boat is subtitled Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. It's about the UW rowing team that fought the Nazis. Free.
Conservation Canines is about dogs that help conservation efforts, often by locating scat in the woods. (I am not joking about that.) Free.
The beloved local television meteorologist will discuss the 2014 Western Washington Weather Calendar, which features photographs and Northwest climate information. Free.
Cook's new book, The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America, travels from Seattle to New York in search of people who go out into the forest in search of a fungus to eat. Free.
A girl and her Iraq war vet dad are on the run in Impossible Knife of Memory. Free.
Montgomery's Does Science Need a Global Language? examines the use of English in the worldwide scientific community. Free.
Subtitled A Girl's Story, Hippie Boy is Ricks's memoir about growing up dysfunctionally Mormon. Free.
Are you ready for a book title? Okay, here goes: Pacific Northwest Cheese: A History. Yup. Free.
Pasco is an artist in the Northwest Native American tradition. Life as Art tracks his career. Free.
A "top-secret antiterrorist unit that operates outside US law" leaps into action in The Polaris Protocol: A Pike Logan Thriller. Free.
The subtitle of Small Move, Big Change is Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently. It's about achieving broad goals by shrinking your goals to be tiny size and achieving them, piece by piece. Free.
Local author Timmermeister's food—especially his butter, which is the best butter I have ever eaten—is phenomenal. I also enjoyed his memoir, Growing a Farmer. Now he's got a new book, Growing a Feast, about all the work that goes into making a single huge meal. Free.
A Commonplace Book of Pie is a collection of poems about pie. It was published by very good local publisher Chin Music Press, which means it's an attractive book as well. Free.
A vintage-shop owner finds a journal sewn into a muff in Lehmann's novel Astor Place Vintage. Free.
The local novelists share the spotlight for just one night. Stein is the author of The Art of Racing in the Rain. Shortridge is the author of Love, Water, Memory. Free.
Margolin is known for his best-selling mysteries, which means his new non-mysterious historical novel set in 19th-century Oregon, Worthy Brown's Daughter, will probably not please a lot of his fans. Mystery fans are mean when it comes to change, man. Just ask Grisham. Free.
Doyle is a beloved author for good reason. His novels Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha and The Woman Who Walked into Doors have moved thousands upon thousands of people. His new novel, The Guts, is a sequel to his popular novel The Commitments, which was turned into a movie a long time ago. Free.
Baskas's Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can't or Won't Show You is about the dark side of museums. It may or may not involve a wallet made out of human skin. Free.
Antonetta adopts a South Korean infant in her memoir Make Me a Mother. Free.
If your dad is in the attic playing with model trains, you should probably drag him to this reading from Zoellner's book Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World--from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief. It's even got a pretty choo-choo on the cover. Free.
Are you in the mood for new short fiction by Iranian American authors? What a coincidence! These authors will read from the new book Tremors: New Fiction by Iranian American Writers. Seriously, that's a hell of a coincidence. It's kind of creepy, frankly. Free.