Entries by Alison Sheridan

Live Life Local: Animal Friends to Sew

Animal Friends to Sew Cover Photo

Welcome to “Live Life Local,” a new series from Sasquatch Books, your Seattle-based Northwest Publisher. These posts celebrate the books and authors who are rooted in our beautiful, diverse region, helping you connect with it in new and exciting ways. Each month, we’ll feature two books, either by a local author or on a topic that connects with the region. This could be literal—think travel guides or outdoors-focused books—or symbolic—books that capture the adventurous, independent, sustainable, DIY spirit that defines us. And to embrace our community even more, each “Live Life Local” book pick will also include a chance to …

House Lessons: Renovating a Life

House Lessons: Renovating a Life by Erica Bauermeister

New York Times bestselling author of the novels The School of Essential Ingredients and The Scent Keeper, Erica Bauermeister published her first work of nonfiction with Sasquatch Books. House Lessons: Renovating a Life is a memoir-in-essays about the power of home, and the transformative act of restoring one very needy house in particular. It’s a personal, accessible, and literary exploration of the psychology of architecture, as well as 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 …