Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now

Welcome to Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now, a curated list of our top five monthly reading recommendations. Our February books are all about Valentine’s Day and feature our picks for the perfect gift for your #valentine, #galentine, or to treat yourself!

52 Lists for Happiness
by Moorea Seal

List lovers rejoice! 52 Lists for Happiness helps you unlock the keys to living your most joyful life.  Drawing on happiness research and her own personal philosophy, Moorea Seal creates an inspiring tool to unlock your own unique happiness and bring more joy and balance into your  life. This beautiful, undated hardcover journal with 52 listing prompts encourages you to reflect, acknowledge, and invest in yourself. Includes lush photography, charming illustrations, copper foil, and a red velvet ribbon.



House Lessons
by Erica Bauermeister

A mesmerizing memoir-in-essays by the New York Times-bestselling author of The Scent KeeperHouse Lessons is a loving tribute to the connections we forge with the homes we care for and live in. It is also a story of a marriage, of family, and of the kind of roots that settle deep into your heart. “I think anyone who saves an old house has to be a caretaker at heart, a believer in underdogs, someone whose imagination is inspired by limitations, not endless options.” Discover what happens when a house has its own lessons to teach.



The Portland Book of Dates
by Eden Dawn and Ashod Simonian

Discover new ways to spend time together with The Portland Book of Dates. Authors and real-life couple Eden Dawn and Ashod Simonian are hip, in-the-know Portland natives who went on more than 155 dates to create this curated, cool, and quirky guide to inspire romance and adventure in the Rose City—one-hour coffee and ice cream dates in Portland’s neighborhoods to multi-day expeditions to Hood River and Mount St. Helens and plenty of outdoor options for COVID-friendly dates this Spring!



Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food
by Hsiao-Ching Chou

Explore new cuisine and spend time together in the kitchen with Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food by Hsiao-Ching Chou. Friendly, accessible, and plant-based recipes include stir-fries, rice and noodle dishes, soups, braises, and pickles, and Chou’s famously delicious dumplings and other dim sum delights! With practical tips from the author, you’ll be comfortable making satisfying Chinese meals in no time!




You Are a Secret Unicorn (Journal)
by Jill Pickle

You are magical! Get inspired to find your inner unicorn with this pocket-sized journal that pairs uplifting quotes with a unicornicopia of adorable illustrated animals showing off their unique unicorn selves. This journal includes personal and uplifting messages from iconic pop culture figures such as Lizzo, Awkwafina, and Billie Eilish and colorful lined pages for you to fill with your hopes and dreams, plus dot grid pages for freeform sketching. You Are a Secret Unicorn gives you the space to channel your dreams and slay your self-doubt!


Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now will be back next month with more reading recommendations!