When people ask me where to find good Mexican food in the PNW, I tell the truth: you can't. You have to make it. This spicy cookbook will show you exactly how, with all the spice, heat and rich flavors of the southwest. There are a surprising number of veggies in the recipes, too. [Christina]
This collection, edited by Mandanna, has short fiction about love featuring interracial and queer and trans relationships. Featuring a diverse range of up-and-coming authors, this anthology also has multiple genres, meaning there is something for everyone. [sweet pea]
This is a surprisingly hard-hitting book about allyship, survival, and taking political stances about issues affecting your communities. Thom tells their story through poetry and essays and destroys the idea of "expertise" while they are at it. This is a short, but important, read for community activists. [Christina]
This step-by-step guide has over 100 recipes to pickle using multiple methods. From main dishes to condiments, this book gives a wide variety of delicious recipes to elevate your culinary adventures. [sweet pea]
This epic fantasy series continues! The first book was about Zélie and Amari fighting to bring magic back to the land of Orisha. The second book shows us it's. not. that. simple. As the nobility and monarchy fight to keep control, the people fight for their right to live.
A few services writers perform: find the words to break a silence; articulate unspoken truths; identify stories. By uncovering the power of stories and those who tell them, Solnit elevates us all. [Raissa]
This charming book tells us that sometimes the things on the other side of your wall aren't as scary as they are perceived. And not every Ogre is a bad Ogre. [Karen]
This much-needed book gives a variety of role models for men who followed their own path, from Harvey Milk to Frederick Douglass, Chief Joseph to Ai Weiwei. [sweet pea]
Test your memory with this unique matching game. Herbert, our cat, isn't a big fan, but this new game is a real hoot. [Karen]
The first complete collection of all the works of Earthsea, along with over 50 new illustrations illuminating the world, this book is a must-have for any old or new fan of Le Guin.