Sasquatch Picks: Books for Right Now


Welcome to Sasquatch Picks: Books for Right Now, a curated list of our top monthly reading recommendations. Our December books are for everyone on your holiday gift lists. No matter the reader, we have a book they will love! This list features comfort food favorites for home cooks, books & journals for #selfcare, popular new releases, and books for birders, nonfiction fans, and more!

Trending Books on Everyone’s Holiday Gift List

Comfort Food Cookbooks
Colder weather and too much time indoors means comfort food is on the menu! Many home cooks have stepped up their culinary game this year …

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 November books are wonderful new releases, just in time for the holidays. No matter who is on your list, we have a book they will love! This list features books that make great gifts for home cooks, health-conscious cooks, planners & organizers, history buffs, and young readers or new parents.

Five Books for Your Holiday Gift List

I Heart Soul Food
by Rosie Mayes

Learn to cook comfort food the way mom used to! Rosie Mayes, the beloved creator …

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 October books and journals focus on self-care, writing, and growth! Flex your bravery muscles with 52 Lists for Bravery; become a nonbinary pronoun wiz with How To They/Them; find inspiration in the kitchen with Cannelle et Vanille Notes; tap into your creative voice with poetry prompts from Write It!; and plan a fun day exploring a winter wonderland with When Winter Comes, a new release from our children’s book imprint Little Bigfoot.

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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 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 …

Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now


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Welcome to Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now, a curated list of our top five monthly reading recommendations. Our list for July features the perfect books to help you get outside, explore the PNW, and have an adventure this summer!

Five Books For Exploration in July

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by Seattle Walk Report (Susanna Ryan)

Explore Seattle’s popular neighborhoods this summer with Seattle Walk Report: An Illustrated Walking Tour through 23 Seattle Neighborhoods by Instagram sensation @SeattleWalkReport. With comic book-style illustrations, Seattle Walk Report celebrates the charming and quirky people, places, and things that define Seattle’s neighborhoods. …

Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now


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Welcome to Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now, a curated list of our top five monthly reading recommendations. Our list for June aims to provide you with resources to help you take action as a citizen, as a parent, as a consumer—and as a supporter of social justice and community engagement.

Five Books For Taking Action in June

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by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer

The Gardens of Democracy: A New American Story of Citizenship, the Economy, and the Role of Government challenges citizens to embrace their roles in democratic society and outlines a simple …

Better with Books: LGBTQIA+ Reading Lists for Tweens & Teens


Celebrate Pride with a diverse list of books for tweens and teens. Reading is a powerful action on the path to equity and helps readers gain understanding and empathy for experiences different from their own. We believe LGBTQIA+ stories matter and support those voices.

Our Pride reading recommendations are from the LGBTQIA+ list in Better with Books: 500 Diverse Books to Ignite Empathy and Encourage Self-Acceptance in Tweens and Teens by Melissa Hart.

LGBTQIA+ Reading List for Preteens

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LGBTQIA+ Reading List for Teens

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Better with Books: Race & Ethnicity Reading Lists for Tweens & Teens


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We stand against racism and violence toward the Black community. And we commit to listening — to our readers, to our authors, and to our teams — as we work toward becoming part of this change.

Reading is a powerful action on the path to become anti-racist and is an excellent way to start the conversation with your loved ones, especially tweens and teens. Today we would like to turn our commitment into action and share with you reading lists for those looking for books about race and ethnicity by BIPOC authors, sourced from Better with Books: 500 Diverse Books

Better with Books: Mental Health Awareness Reading Lists for Tweens & Teens


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May is Mental Health Awareness month. Many young people are dealing with issues that can isolate them from family and friends, perhaps now more than ever—among them depression, anxiety, racism, and homophobia—and relating to characters in novels who face similar challenges can help them feel less alone. With so many bookstores and libraries closed we can’t easily turn to those experts we rely on to recommend the right books to fit our children’s needs. In her book Better with Books: 500 Diverse Books to Ignite Empathy and Encourage Self-Acceptance in Tweens and Teens, author Melissa Hart has compiled 22 …

Sasquatch Picks: Five Books for Right Now


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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, …