Stocking Stuffers

An Illustrated Book of Loaded Language: Learn to Hear What's Left Unsaid (Bad Arguments) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781615198405
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: The Experiment - November 9th, 2021

“This is a book for every thinking person, the perfect antidote to today’s culture wars.”—Hope Jahren

The creators of An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments return with this desperately timely guide to how words can trick us.


North American Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the Continent Cover Image
By Matthew Bucklan, Victor Cizek, Jack Dunnington (Illustrator), Ian Wright (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781615197484
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: The Experiment - November 30th, 2021

The Maps for Curious Minds series is back—with 100 vivid infographic maps that transform the way we understand the cultural and geographical wonders of North America

No matter how well you think you know North America, the 100 infographic maps in this singular atlas uncover a trove of fresh wonders that make the continent seem like the center of the universe.


Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984859624
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: Ten Speed Press - September 14th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Considering a trip to a quaint English village? You’ll think twice after learning about the countless murderous possibilities lurking behind the bucolic façades, thanks to this illustrated guide from #1 bestselling author Maureen Johnson and illustrator Jay Cooper—perfect for fans of cozy mysteries.


Dinosaur Therapy Cover Image
By James Stewart, K. Roméy (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780008472818
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: HarperCollins - August 24th, 2021

**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**

a comic about dinosaurs navigating the complexities of life, together

including exclusive, never-seen-before, bonus comics

a wistful, honest and highly relatable account of modern life.


Maybe This Will Help: How to Feel Better When Things Stay the Same Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781797211251
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Chronicle Books - November 23rd, 2021

A visual pep talk of charts and essays on feeling better about not feeling better.


The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of the Whole Stupid World Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781797212272
Availability: Available for Pre-Order
Published: Chronicle Books - December 21st, 2021

Let's face it—all birds are fascinating, wonderful, idiotic jerks—no matter where in the world they reside.


The Book of Sea Shanties: Wellerman and Other Songs from the Seven Seas Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781787399587
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Welbeck Publishing - November 16th, 2021

An epic journey through sea shanties, high tides and seven seas.

From the international bestselling singer comes The Book of Sea Shanties.


The Fox's Tower and Other Tales: A Collection of Magical Short Stories Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524868130
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 5th, 2021

“Locus Award winner Lee (Phoenix Extravagant) takes on the folktale form in a collection of 25 gorgeous, magical stories, tiny jewels of worldbuilding that tap into mythic themes to feel somehow both ancient and delightfully fresh… The result is breathtaking in its playful grace." —Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review

Enter a world of magic and myth, where


Books and Libraries: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780593320198
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Everyman's Library - November 2nd, 2021

An enchanting book about books: a beautiful hardcover Pocket Poets anthology that testifies to the passion books and libraries have inspired through the ages and around the world


A Bathroom Book for People Not Pooping or Peeing but Using the Bathroom as an Escape Cover Image
By Joe Pera, Joe Bennett (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250782694
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Forge Books - November 16th, 2021

A USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

The cozy comedy of Joe Pera meets the darkly playful illustrations of Joe Bennett in A Bathroom Book for People Not Pooping or Peeing But Using the Bathroom as an Escape, a funny, warm, and sincere guide to regaining calm and confidence when you're hiding in the bathroom.


Bibliophile: Diverse Spines Cover Image
By Jamise Harper, Jane Mount, Jane Mount (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781797211916
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Chronicle Books - November 2nd, 2021

It's time to diversify your reading list.


The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781501153648
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: Simon & Schuster - November 16th, 2021

A truly original book in every sense of the word, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows poetically defines emotions that we all feel but don’t have the words to express, until now—from the creator of the popular online project of the same name.

Have you ever wondered about the lives of each person you pass on the street, realizing that everyone is the main character in


The Hidden Histories of Houseplants: Fascinating Stories of Our Most-Loved Houseplants Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781784884055
Availability: Available for Pre-Order
Published: Hardie Grant - December 28th, 2021

The Hidden Histories of Houseplants explores 20 of the world's most common houseplants.


Symphonies for the Soul: Classical music to cure any ailment Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781788403184
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Cassell - November 23rd, 2021

An A-Z of ailments - physical, mental and spiritual - and the classical music that will cure the body and soothe the soul

They say that music has charms to soothe a savage beast, but can it cure a broken heart?

Oliver Condy takes the role of musical diagnostician in Symphonies for the Soul, using his years of experience to prescribe classical music remedies for


The Unwinding: And Other Dreamings Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781783529353
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Unbound - October 26th, 2021

A highly illustrated pillow book to prompt dreaming and creativity by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning artist Jackie Morris

Longlisted for the 2021 Kate Greenaway Medal


A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching: Getting to Know the World's Most Misunderstood Bird Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523511341
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 26th, 2021

Part field guide, part history, part ornithology primer, and altogether fun.

Fact: Pigeons are amazing, and until recently, humans adored them. We’ve kept them as pets, held pigeon beauty contests, raced them, used them to carry messages over battlefields, harvested their poop to fertilize our crops—and cooked them in gourmet dishes.


World of Dogs: A Book for Dog Lovers All Over the Globe Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781741177725
Availability: Available for Pre-Order
Published: Hardie Grant - December 7th, 2021

World of Dogs is a fun and quirky gift book perfect for all dog lovers! Delving into the evolution, history and legacy of our canine companions, this gorgeous little book celebrates the role of dogs in society, pop culture and our families around the globe.


Library of Misremembered Books Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781452171593
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Chronicle Books - October 12th, 2021

How do you find a book when you can't recall the title.or the author? This homage to a common reader's dilemma is a gift the booklover in your life won't soon forget.


The Rodent Not Taken Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781682686638
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Countryman Press - September 28th, 2021

A treasure trove of cat poetry, hidden from human eyes until now, reveals the humor and pathos of feline life.


Affirmations for Turbulent Times: Resonant Words to Soothe Body and Mind Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324019619
Availability: Available for Pre-Order
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 7th, 2021

More than 100 themes of affirmations grounded in neuroscience.


Sherlock Holmes’ Little Book Of Wisdom: How to Deduce What On Earth Is Going On Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781858759968
Availability: Available for Pre-Order
Published: Hero Collector - December 14th, 2021

Sherlock Holmes’ wit and wisdom, combined with some sly illustrations, will help you deduce the best way to mindfully solve the mysteries of modern life!

In our pursuit of happiness, is it possible we have overlooked some crucial clue? Time to turn your days into a thrilling adventure!

The game's afoot.


I Will Not Die Alone Cover Image
By Dera White, Joe Bennett (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250760432
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Forge Books - November 2nd, 2021

Dera White's I Will Not Die Alone is a hilarious, feel-good story about the end of the world. Featuring illustrations by Joe Bennett, it is a story full of realistic self-love affirmations for all of us who are just trying to get by, until we die.


Greetings from Effin Birds Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781800180581
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Unbound - October 12th, 2021

Ever since Effin' Birds first appeared on social media, fans have been clamouring for a way to deliver these lavishly illustrated profane messages in the real world.


How to Forage for Mushrooms without Dying: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Identifying 29 Wild, Edible Mushrooms Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781635863321
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 5th, 2021

With the surging interest in foraging for mushrooms, those new to the art need a reliable guide to distinguishing the safe fungi from the toxic. But for beginner foragers who just want to answer the question “Can I eat it?”, most of the books on the subject are dry, dense, and written by mycologists for other mycologists.
 
Frank Hyman to the rescue!


The Language Lover's Puzzle Book: Perple_ing Le_ical Patterns to Unmi_ and Ve_ing Synta_ to Outfo_ (Alex Bellos Puzzle Books) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781615198047
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: The Experiment - November 9th, 2021

100 wonder-filled word puzzles that thrill and tantalize with the beauty, magic, and weirdness of world language

Whether you’re a crossword solver, cryptogram fan, Scrabble addict, or Sudoku savant, The Language Lover’s Puzzle Book is guaranteed to tease your brain and twist your tongue.


This Book is Literally Just Pictures of Animals Silently Judging You Cover Image
By Smith Street Books (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781922417046
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Smith Street Books - October 5th, 2021

This book is here to give us all the side eye, showcasing our friends from the animal kingdom at their very sassiest.

If the utter chaos of recent world events has taught us anything, it's that people are bad at making decisions. So, in uncertain times, we need someone to tell us like it is - and that someone is animals.


A Confederacy of Dumptys: Portraits of American Scoundrels in Verse Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781797209470
Availability: At the Store Now
Published: Chronicle Prism - October 5th, 2021

The next book in John Lithgow's New York Times bestselling series