A Summer Smorgasborg



Girl, Stop Apologizing
Girl, Stop Apologizing By Rachel Hollis
Bestselling author of Girl, Wash Your Face and founder of TheChicSite.com Rachel In Girl, Stop Apologizing, #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of a multimillion-dollar media company, Rachel Hollis sounds a wake-up call. Hollis urges women to stop apologizing for their desires, hopes, and dreams and instead to go after them with passion and confidence. $24.99
The Best Coast
The Best Coast: A Road Trip Atlas By Chandler O’Leary
This quirky illustrated book covers historic routes up and down the West Coast by showcasing roadside attractions, beloved landmarks, hidden history, and offbeat delights. It’s the perfect inspiration for a trip along the coast, or to simply savor as a love letter to the region. $24.95
Charcoal By Josiah Citrin and Joann Cianciulli
One of the biggest names in the L.A. food world delivers the secrets from his hot new restaurant, Charcoal Venice. This inventive cookbook teaches home cooks not only new grilling techniques, but also gives recipes for Charcoal’s signature method of cooking directly in the coals. $30
Emperors of the Deep
Emperors of the Deep By William McKeever
Take a deep-dive into the secret lives of sharks. This pulse-pounding tour—from the frigid waters of the Arctic to the tropical reefs of the Pacific—illuminates the integral role these misunderstood creatures play in maintaining the health of the oceans and ultimately our planet. $25.99

Memoir and Biography

A Fire Story
A Fire Story By Brian Fies
“On Monday, my house disappeared,” begins this quietly devastating graphic memoir. In 2017, Fies (Mom’s Cancer) and his wife, Karen, lost their home to the Sonoma County wildfires. This affecting record guides readers through the experience of enormous loss, then out through the other side. $24.99
Small Fry
Small Fry By Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Called by the San Francisco Chronicle, “a memoir of uncommon grace … and spare elegance,” Small Fry is the story of a 1980s childhood spent in the Bay Area between two imperfect but extraordinary homes. Scrappy, wise, and funny, young Lisa is an unforgettable guide. $17
On Being Human
On Being Human By Jennifer Pastiloff
An inspirational memoir about how the author’s years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty, how hearing loss taught her to listen fiercely, how being vulnerable allowed her to find love, and how imperfections can lead to a life full of wild happiness. $27
Walt Whitman Speaks
Walt Whitman Edited By Brenda Wineapple
Celebrate Whitman’s bicentennial with this delightful keepsake edition of the incomparable wit and wisdom of America’s greatest poet, distilled from his fascinating late-in-life conversations with Horace Traubel. $19.95