1. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival head Daren Wang’s debut novel, The Hidden Light of Northern Fires ($27, St. Martin’s Press), is a tale that connects his New York hometown to the Underground Railroad.
2. Harness your “Power Type” in Dr. Tasneem “Taz” Bhatia’s newest tome, The Super Woman Rx: Unlock the Secrets to Lasting Health, Your Perfect Weight, Energy, and Passion with Dr. Taz’s Power Type Plans ($26, Rodale), where one of Atlanta’s favorite physician personalities shares ways to combat “superwoman syndrome.”
3. Perhaps there’s no book more aptly named than Beth Webb: An Eye For Beauty ($50, Rizzoli New York). Atlanta’s much-celebrated Webb takes her readers through thoughtfully designed homes from Atlanta to Costa Rica, chicly turned out and expertly layered as only she can do.