A shelf full of new pie books

Some of the new crop of pie books and books with pie recipes:

■ "Betty Crocker: The Big Book of Pies & Tarts" (Betty Crocker; July 30, 2013; $19.99)

■ "Pies: Sweet and Savory" by Caroline Bretherton (DK, Feb. 2013, $25)

■ "Pie" by Angela Boggiano (updated edition, Octopus, Aug. 2013, $24.99)

■ "Southern Living: The Southern Pie Book" by Jan Moon (Oxmoor House, Sept. 2013, $22.95)

■ "Gluten-free & Vegan Pie: Sweet and Savory Pies to Make at Home" by Jennifer Katzinger (Sasquatch, Aug. 2013, $23.95)

■ "Perfect Pies and More: All New Pies, Cookies, Bars, and Cakes From America's Pie-Baking Champion" by Jennifer Stewart (Ballantine; Oct. 22, 2013; $26)

■ "Pies and Tarts with Heart: Expert Pie-Building Techniques for 60+ Sweet and Savory Vegan Pies" by Dynise Balcavage (Quarry, Aug. 2013, $24.99)

■ "The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie: Recipes, Techniques, and Wisdom from the Hoosier Mama Pie Company (Agate Midway, Aug. 2013, $29.95)

■ "175 Best Mini Pie Recipes: Sweet to Savory" by Julie Anne Hession (Robert Rose, March 2013, $24.95)

■ "Sweetie-licious Pies: Eat Pie, Love Life" by Linda Hundt (skirt!; Oct. 1, 2013; $26.95)

■ "Pie Love: Inventive Recipes for Sweet and Savory Pies, Galettes, Pastry Cremes, Tarts, and Turnovers" by Warren Brown (Stewart, Tabori and Chang; Oct. 2013; $24.95)

■ An example of a more general desserts/baking book with good pie information: "Sweet: Inspired Ingredients, Unforgettable Desserts" by Valerie Gordon (Artisan; Oct. 8, 2013; $35)


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