Carmichael's is proud to be in partnership with the Louisville Book Festival.
The Louisville Book Festival is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization founded in 2018 to celebrate and promote the love and the benefits of reading, writing, and literacy. We believe that literacy is a fundamental human right and that there is power and purpose in bringing books to life every day of the year. We celebrate books and use them to highlight and grow the resilient culture of our vibrant city, as well as to encourage and elevate our creative thinking as a community.
To attend this virtual festival or to find out more, please visit www.louisvillebookfestival.com
You can purchase books that will be featured at the Louisville Book Festival below!
The New Feminist Manifesto for Badass Moms
Acknowledging the dual role of mother and citizen, Scary Mommy writer and mom Farrah Alexander, provides empowerment and guidance for the modern progressive mother.
In 2011, my family was in a major car accident. We were hit head-on by a man in the throes of a heart attack. It took three years to recover from our injuries, and a couple more to deal with the aftereffects of trauma.
Throughout her work as a therapist with children, Deirdre Cummings, has recognized two major areas of concern affecting the esteem of today's youth. One is too much screen time and emphasis on how the world sees you (or worse approves you) through social media. The second is a lack of focus on goals and a real belief that it is possible to achieve them. This journal is fun and thought-provoking.
In the bloody maelstrom that was the Virginia and Pennsylvania frontier after the battle at the Monongahela, British subjects in the American colonies began to transform into free Americans. The war and the frontier were bloody. The British were Arrogant. The French and Indians were deadly.An indentured servant escapes the fire of his indenture into the hell of the French and Indian War.
Ed is a pink flamingo who learns that it is better to accept himself instead of trying to be like his brother. In the end, Ed learns that his parents love him unconditionally and forgive him for his past mistakes.
The Classroom from Where I Stand is a collection of twenty-five short, narrative essays that look at the relationship between a teacher and her students. The thread tying these passages together is the connected humanity between teacher and student, and the implications of that connectedness.
LIES CAN SINK A U-BOAT, AN EMPIRE, OR A FAMILYA MISSING U-BOAT, A NAZI COVER-UP, AND A SON DETERMINED TO DISCOVER THE TRUTHJanuary, 1942-U-112 lurks off the east coast of the United States, planning to wreak havoc on U.S. shipping. When the U-boat disappears, the captain's wife is told her husband is dead.
A few days before the Kentucky Derby, a star jockey is found murdered near Churchill Downs. Louisville homicide detective Laurel Arno's investigation takes her from the private dens of elite gamblers, to the ancestral mansions of Kentucky bourbon barons and horse breeders, to the treacherous corridors of a depraved state capitol.
Famous Horses Racing through the Alphabet "" Inspired by Justify, the 13th Triple Crown winner, this tale voyages through the alphabet from American Pharoah to Zenyatta. Follow along with the horses' rhythmic strides through a world of delightful colors and patterns as well as stories of victory, courage, strength, beauty and accomplishing the impossible.
An inspiring picture book, Jason Tharp’s It’s Okay To Be A Unicorn! features a unicorn pretending to be a horse—until he learns to embrace his true self.
Cornelius J. Sparklesteed is known among all the other horses in Hoofington for his beautiful and creative handmade hats. But Cornelius is hiding a secret under his own tall, pointy hat: He’s really a unicorn.
You have a book inside you, but how do you get it out? Author Cathy Fyock has written five of her six books in less than six weeks, and has a formula for getting the book out of your head and heart and onto the written page.
Satan's youngest daughter works at a call center. The Twelve Dancing Princesses lure men into an underground nightclub. A dancing bear falls in love and into addiction. The Queen of All Magic throws a party on the bayou to celebrate the death of her soulmate. I'll Tell You a Love Story does exactly as its title promises; tells love stories.
It was going to be one of those Monday mornings. As Logan was jogging into the hospital entrance, he could see several others were in his dilemma. Running a bit behind. It was Logan's first day of his new travel assignment. He did not want to be late. Logan knew the first impression was the lasting impression.
Are you frustrated because your dream hasn't come true? When you took actions that didn't work out did you get stuck? Are you tempted to abandon your dream forever? Don't Another choice can lead you to ultimate happiness.
Macy's past won't let her forget.
In Ancient Palestine, Michal, a young Israeli princess, marries the man she loves, but it comes with a high price. She must spy on him and report back to her father, the notorious King Saul. Michal hopes her father will forget his animosity toward the giant-killing David, and that she and David can finally live a life of peace together.
Years before, he was anointed future king of Israel. Now if the sitting king learns of his secret, it will mean death for David and everyone in his family. David's secret destiny becomes more complicated when he falls in love with King Saul's daughter, Michal.
A lot of adults have dark roads.
Black-robed nuns, priests, bishops, the select fraternity of Altar Boys, and the ancient ceremonies of the Catholic Church. Music of the '60s, boyhood shenanigans, Cootie doctors, and coming of age.
Each story within Snapshots places the characters in situations where their past behaviors will be changed in a moment that is like a snapshot picture: freezing in time who they are in a moment but facing new challenges that will alter that snapshot and create a new reality.
Eudora Welty's quote "A good snapshot keeps a moment from going away" is a theme that permeates all of the
Imaginative and full of intrigue. Lindsey Duga created a magical world parallel to our own, with unforgettable characters, creatures, and sights. Glow of the Fireflies will take you on an immersive and wondrous journey. —Alice Reeds, author of Echoes
Briony never planned to go back to the place she lost everything.
Instant New York Times Bestseller
TIME Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time
TIME 100: Most Influential People of 2020
New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2018
TIME Top 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2018
NPR's Book Concierge 2018 Great Reads List
Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018
Bustle's Top 25 Best Young Adults Books of 2018
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK
“Meet Tomi Adeyemi—the new J.K. Rowling. (Yep, she’s that good).” —Entertainment Weekly
Reporter and bridge player Wendy Winchester once again plays ace detective when a country club member is murdered in a hot tub . . .
A dark family secret prompts a ghost to wreak havoc in this spooky novel in the spirit of Mary Downing Hahn.
The only life 12-year-old Emily has ever known is the cold, unloved existence of being an orphan. But everything changes when the Thorntons, a young couple from London, adopt Emily, whisking her away to a new life at their grand estate.
$18.00ISBN: 9781501144004Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Scribner - June 16th, 2020
The “gripping” (The Washington Post) story of the most famous regiment in American history: the Rough Riders, a motley group of soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt, whose daring exploits marked the beginning of American imperialism in the 20th century.$5.99ISBN: 9781481487177Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Aladdin - July 7th, 2020
Pearl needs her merfriends’ help when she’s named Winter Princess and finds out she’s going to be a big sister in this sparkling Mermaid Tales adventure.
Pearl is over the moon when she gets the fin-tastic news that she’s been picked to be the next Winter Princess!$16.99ISBN: 9781950691616Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Arcade - September 15th, 2020
"A heart-wrenching, revelatory and shocking memoir that opens a fascinating window into the world of traditional Japanese education." —Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and Political Tribes
An intensely personal, heartwarming, and heartbreaking chronicle of one mother and child’s struggle to fit in at a prestigious private elem$29.95ISBN: 9781621903864Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Univ Tennessee Press - April 2nd, 2018$24.99ISBN: 9781119633488Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Wiley - April 14th, 2020
Break through barriers to achieve a rewarding future in tech
Nonfiction Book Awards Silver Winner from the Nonfiction Authors Association
Winner of CompTIA's 2020 Diversity Technology Leader Spotlight Award
Winner of a Technology Rising Star Award from the 2020 Women of Color in STEM Conference$19.99ISBN: 9781250263209Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 13th, 2020
A bold, lyrical collection of poems that highlight some of the most celebrated activists from around the world and throughout history.