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Tons of amazing new books have hit store shelves over the past few months! From delectable desserts to healthy smoothies and salads…animal rights to vegan running, there is no shortage of great new vegan and cruelty-free literature.

While we couldn’t possibly include them all, here are 22 noteworthy debuts, organized by category:

Vegan Cooking:

  1. Chloe’s Kitchen: 125 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Making the Food You Love the Vegan Way by Chloe Coscarelli
  2. Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day! by Tamasin Noyes and Celine Steen
  3. Artisan Vegan Cheese by Miyoko Schinner
  4. Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year by Del Sroufe, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Julieanna Hever  and Judy Micklewright
  5. Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss by Joel Furhman
  6. Wild About Greens: 125 Delectable Vegan Recipes for Kale, Collards, Arugula, Bok Choy, and other Leafy Veggies Everyone Loves by Nava Atlas
  7. Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker: 200 Ultra-Convenient, Super-Tasty, Completely Animal-Free One-Dish Dinners by Robin Robertson
  8. Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats: Cut out the Gluten and Enjoy an Even Healthier Vegan Diet with Recipes for Fabulous, Allergy-Free Fare by Allyson Kramer
  9. Vegan Indian Cooking: 140 Simple and Healthy Vegan Recipes by Anupy Singla
  10. Cookin’ Crunk: Eating Vegan in the Dirty South by Bianca Phillips
  11. Vegan Cooking for Carnivores: Over 125 Recipes So Tasty You Won’t Miss the Meat by Quentin Bacon, Ellen DeGeneres, Roberto Martin and Portia de Rossi
  12.  The Baker Creek Vegan Cookbook: Traditional Ways to Cook, Preserve, and Eat the Harvest by Jere and Emilee Gettle and Adeena Sussman

Raw Vegan Tips and Recipes:

  1. Raw Awakening: Your Ultimate Guide to the Raw Food Diet by Kristen Suzanne
  2. Ani’s Raw Food Essentials: Recipes and Techniques for Mastering the Art of Live Food by Ani Phyo
  3. Practically Raw: Flexible Raw Recipes Anyone Can Make by Amber Shea Crawley
  4. Eat Raw, Eat Well: 400 Raw, Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes by Douglas McNish
  5. Rawesomely Vegan!: The Ultimate Raw Vegan Recipe Book by Mike Snyder
  6. Ani’s Raw Food Essentials: Recipes and Techniques for Mastering the Art of Live Food by Ani Phyo

Vegan Health and Lifestyle:

  1. The Lean: A Revolutionary (and Simple!) 30-Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss by Kathy Freston
  2. Main Street Vegan: Everything You Need to Know to Eat Healthfully and Live Compassionately in the Real World by Victoria Moran

Endurance Sports and Vegan Athletes:

  1. Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek
  2. Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself by Rich Roll

Animal Rights:

  1. The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals by Jenny Brown
  2. Vegan is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action by Ruby Roth
  3. Cruel: Bearing Witness to Animal Exploitation by Sue Coe

Did we miss one of your favorite new vegan cooking, animal rights, or vegan lifestyle books? Mention it in the comments section below!

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One comment on “Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Vegan Books of 2012 (So Far!)”

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5 Years Ago

Where is Dreena Burton's Let Them Eat Vegan? Fabulous cookbook!


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