Iowa Author Books

We've partnered with Beaverdale Books to bring you selections by Iowa writers. Beaverdale Books opened in 2006, selling new books in all genres, hosting author events and book clubs, and supporting Iowa authors. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid- Bill Bryson, one of the best and funniest writers alive, writes about his memories growing up in Des Moines.  Desperate Housedogs - A rollicking mystery written by the authors of the Pampered Pets Mystery Series. The Weight of Silence - Heather Gudenkauf’s bestselling, groundbreaking debut novel is packed with dark secrets and deep emotion. The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend- Discover Broken Wheel- a funny, eccentric and surprising place. On the Island- A runaway New York Times bestseller, tells of an English teacher and her student as they struggle to survive on a desert island.

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