Ebooks and Audio Books

Amy has partnered with Subtext, a new social reading app for the iPad, to create an enhanced edition of Wicked Bugs. Within the app, Amy takes readers on a behind-the-scenes tour of the daring bug-hunters, unfortunate victims and nefarious insects that populate Wicked Bugs—sharing amazing video, photos, links, and commentary as she goes. You can even read with your friends and add your own notes to the community discussion. To enjoy all these extra features, purchase Wicked Bugs from the Google eBookstore, and get Subtext for free on the iTunes App Store.

The Drunken Botanist

The Drunken Botanist
The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks
2013

This New York Times bestseller uncovers the enlightening botanical history and the fascinating science and chemistry of over 150 plants, flowers, trees, fruits, and even a few fungi—all with a delightful two-color vintage-style interior, over fifty drink recipes, growing tips for gardeners, and Amy Stewart’s trademark wit.

Wicked Bugs

Wicked Bugs
The Louse that Conquered Napoleon’s Army & Other Diabolical Insects
2011

From the world’s most painful hornet, to the flies that transmit deadly diseases, to millipedes that stop traffic, to the “bookworms” that devour libraries, to the Japanese beetles munching on your roses, Wicked Bugs delves into the extraordinary powers of six and eight-legged creatures. Lavishly illustrated with more frightfully fascinating etchings by Briony Morrow-Cribbs. Now available as an audio book narrated by Coleen Marlo.

Wicked Plants

Wicked Plants
The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities
2009

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the garden! An A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend, with frightfully fascinating illustrations by Briony Morrow-Cribbs and Jonathon Rosen. Now available as an audio book narrated by Coleen Marlo.

Flower Confidential

Flower Confidential
The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers
2007

The New York Times bestselling expose of the global flower trade. A fascinating journey around the world and behind the scenes in the business of blossoms! Read more here.

The Earth Moved

The Earth Moved
On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
2005

Everything you ever wanted to know about earthworms but were afraid to ask. The New York Times called it “a completely original combination of science and passion.” Now available as an audio book narrated by Heather Henderson.

From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up
The Story of a First Garden
2001

A memoir of Amy Stewart’s first garden in Santa Cruz, California. Kirkus Reviews called it “a rich feast of a book that celebrates the extraordinarily satisfying joys of making and keeping a garden” Makes a great housewarming present or gift for beginning gardeners!

The Last Bookstore in America

The Last Bookstore in America
A Novel

In her first work of fiction, bestselling author and bookstore owner Amy Stewart takes an offbeat and lighthearted look at small-town life and the future of that marvelous two thousand year-old communication device, the printed book. Read more about it here. (Also available through Apple iBooks, and coming soon to other ebook platforms–please check back!)
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