It’s celebration season. Whether you’re showing mom or dad the love, we’ve got a list of books that make the perfect gift!
Gifts for Mom
52 Lists Series
by Moorea Seal
If mom loves a good list, this is the series for her. These bestselling guided journals encourage self-expression and self-knowledge. With inspiring photography, charming illustrations, and thoughtful list prompts, mom can celebrate the vibrancy of life each week of the year!
The Little Book of Flowers Series
by Tara Austen Weaver, Illustrated by Emily Poole
These charming little hardcover books are a love letter to flowers. Inside find pages bursting with beautifully detailed floral illustrations, tips, tricks, and facts on mom’s favorite flowers. Each has everything she needs to know to grow and enjoy gorgeous blooms and are an affordable little luxury for gardeners and flower lovers.
Keepsake Legacy Journals
by Anne Phyfe Palmer, Illustrated by Sarah Trumbauer
Mom can share life’s memories with these beautiful and thoughtful keepsake journals. She’ll be inspired to record unique details from all stages of life with a mix of fill-in-the-blanks, short answer questions, list-making prompts, and more. Plus, their gorgeous papercut covers makes these journals a visual treat for mom to display and a wonderful capsule she will cherish.
My Memorable Life Series
by Spruce Books
If mom loves to read, cook, or walk, these charming, guided journals are the perfect gift. Mom can bring mindfulness and intention to her favorite hobbies and activities. With thoughtful prompts, fun side bars, lists, and lots of space for note taking, they’re so much more than just journals. They’re a personal memento that she’ll love creating and looking back through.
Pasta for All Seasons
by Michela Tartaglia
Fresh ingredients, fresh pasta, and innovative recipes meet in Seattle chef Michela Tartaglia’s new cookbook. If mom loves pasta, here are 50 seasonal recipes with authentic Italian flavors that showcase the best of Northwest ingredients in creative and deeply satisfying dishes. She can delight in fresh, delicious pasta all year!
Gifts for Dad
by various authors and illustrators
Dad can discover the best of the Pacific Northwest in this series that explores a range of topics—from beer to trees to haunts and beaches. Entertaining and educational, these books showcase the majestic and quirky, the histories and legends, drafts and curiosities of Washington and Oregon. They’re the perfect gift for those who love all things PNW!
The Best Coast & On Island Time
by Chandler O’Leary
Give dad a summer to remember with a set of full-color illustrated travel guides. Whether planning the ultimate road trip or island hopping, it’s the best of both worlds with these two books. Both are bursting with ideas and are chock-full of unusual facts, hidden histories, and roadside attractions.
Fire + Wine
by Mary Cressler and Sean Martin
Help dad up his grill game with this cookbook by a pitmaster and sommelier. With recipes that celebrate smoked and grilled food and the wines that pair best with them, making the backyard barbeque the tastiest place to be! No matter the equipment at home, this cookbook will turn even novices into masters of the grill!
by Ariana Shaheen Amini and Christina Maheen Amini, Illustrated by Elaheh Taherian
A perfect read-aloud for dad, this delightful debut is a radiant celebration of a Persian father’s love of family, from his boyhood in Iran to his new life in America. This story inspires curiosity about other cultures, demonstrates the wonder of connection between generations, and shares the beauty of love and family around the world.
by Robert Broder, Illustrated by Carrie O’Neill
A sweet, nostalgic father-daughter story that celebrates DIY families as well as the unique creativity and spontaneity of each individual child. This lovely book is about a father teaching his daughter how to build a backyard shed and how she adds her own imaginative creative spin.