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 list for September has books that will help busy families with back to school! Get organized with the 52 Lists Planner; practice gratitude and mindfulness while managing stress with Best Worst Grateful; make healthy after school snacks with Real Snacks; meal plan family dinner with simple, delicious recipes from Five Marys Ranch Raised Cookbook; and plan a fun, educational story time with Just Like Beverly.

Five Books for Back To School this September

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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 list for August features brand new books, either just published or available for preorder! Explore three children’s books, one for adults, and one for tweens, teens, and adults.

Five Books to Discover this August

Anti-Racism (Words of Change series)
by Kenrya Rankin

Kenrya Rankin celebrates resistance and honors anti-racist voices past and present in this powerful, vibrant, and resonant collection of quotes served up in beautifully-designed pages. Discover more than 100 inclusive, thought-provoking passages from the writings or speeches …

Live Life Local: Fire + Wine Summer Grilling Traditions and Tips


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Welcome to “Live Life Local”—where we celebrate the books and authors who are rooted in our beautiful, diverse region, helping you connect with it in new and exciting ways. Each “Live Life Local” feature (we do two a month) includes a chance to win a copy of the book and a gift card to a local business!

This month our first pick is Fire + Wine: 75 Smoke-Infused Recipes from the Grill with Perfect Wine Pairings by husband and wife team Sean Martin and Mary Cressler, because June is for dads and grilling season (a perfect …

Live Life Local: Oh, La La! Home Grown Stories, Helpful Tips, and Garden Wisdom


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Welcome to “Live Life Local”—where we celebrate the books and authors who are rooted in our beautiful, diverse region, helping you connect with it in new and exciting ways. Each “Live Life Local” feature (we do two a month) will also include a chance to win a copy of the book and a gift to a local business!

This month our second pick is Oh, La La!: Homegrown Stories, Helpful Tips, and Garden Wisdom by Ciscoe Morris because May is for moms and we know a lot of moms who love to garden. The weather is perfect …

Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now


Sasquatch Picks May Blog Feature Image

Welcome to Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now, a curated list of our top five monthly reading recommendations. Our list for May is focused on one very important person: Mom! Mother’s Day is May 10th but we want to celebrate mom all month with books for crafty moms, moms who like to spend time in their garden, moms who love to bake, moms who like a good house project, and moms who like to explore the outdoors with their family. Each month we will choose two books from this list to feature in our Live Life Local series, …

Live Life Local: Animal Friends to Sew


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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 just 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 …

The Salmon Sisters: Feasting, Fishing, and Living in Alaska


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Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton are sisters, fisherman, and cofounders of the company Salmon Sisters—and now cookbook authors of The Salmon Sisters: Feasting, Fishing, and Living in Alaska: A Cookbook with 50 Recipes. They grew up on a homestead in the remote Aleutian Islands and make their living harvesting wild seafood from Alaska’s bountiful waters.

We talked to Emma and Claire about their childhood, their work as fishermen in Alaska, their passion for sustainability and protecting the ocean’s ecosystem, and their new cookbook!

What was your inspiration for the cookbook?

We wanted to share our Alaskan way of