**January 2018 Staff Picks**

By Christine Palomino | January 2 2018 | AdultsChildren'sGeneralGiftPop Culture

New year, new you, new books!

My Friend Fear
Finding Magic in the Unknown
978-0-14-313157-1
From the bestselling author of Start Where You Are comes a vibrantly inspiring look at making peace with fear--to become our truest selves
$18.00 US
Jan 02, 2018
6 x 8
Hardcover
176 Pages
TarcherPerigee
Age

Chinese Soul Food
A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir-Fries, Soups, and More
978-1-63217-123-8
Chinese soul food is classic comfort food you can't resist, and in this cookbook you'll find 80 recipes for favorites you can easily make in your own kitchen any night of the week.
$24.95 US
Jan 30, 2018
8 x 9
Hardcover
256 Pages
Sasquatch Books
Age

Bliss More
How to Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying
978-0-399-18035-4
How to reap the many benefits of meditation--a more focused mind, richer relationships, and greater well-being--even when you have a lot on your mind, or you haven't got the time.
$24.00 US
Jan 23, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
272 Pages
Ballantine Books
Age

1947
Where Now Begins
978-1-59051-896-0
An NPR Best Book of the Year 2018 "One of the best books, certainly the best nonfiction book, that I've read recently." --Nancy Pearl on NPR's Morning Edition "An extraordinary achievement." --New York Times Book Review An award-winning writer captures a year that defined the modern world, intertwining historical events around the globe with key moments from her personal history.
$25.95 US
Jan 30, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
288 Pages
Other Press
Age

Counting with Barefoot Critters
978-0-7352-6323-9
Now in board book, the beloved Barefoot Critters are back with a counting adventure! For fans of Adventures with Barefoot Critters and The Quiet Book.
$7.99 US
Jan 09, 2018
6-3/8 x 8
Board Book
30 Pages
Tundra Books
Age 0-2 years
Up to Preschool

New Minimalism
Decluttering and Design for Sustainable, Intentional Living
978-1-63217-132-0
The decluttering craze meets a passion for sustainable living and interior design in this gorgeous new book for readers of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.
$24.95 US
Jan 02, 2018
7-1/4 x 8-1/2
Hardcover
208 Pages
Sasquatch Books
Age

Dr. Seuss's Book of Animals
978-1-5247-7055-6
An easy reader about animals--real and imaginary--with illustrations by Dr. Seuss!
$9.99 US
Jan 02, 2018
6-1/2 x 9
Hardcover
36 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

Dr. Seuss's Book of Colors
978-1-5247-6618-4
An easy-to-read book about color, inspired by Dr. Seuss and illustrated with artwork from his books!
$9.99 US
Jan 02, 2018
6-1/2 x 9
Hardcover
40 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

Seuss-isms!
A Guide to Life for Those Just Starting Out...and Those Already on Their Way
978-0-525-58065-2
Dr. Seuss's New York Times Best Selling book of inspiring quotes is now available in a large-trim jacketed edition!
$17.99 US
Jan 02, 2018
8 x 10-7/8
Hardcover
64 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 7 and up
Grade 2 & Up

I am Harriet Tubman
978-0-7352-2871-9
Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of the fourteenth picture book in this New York Times bestselling biography series
$15.99 US
Jan 16, 2018
7-1/2 x 7-1/2
Hardcover
40 Pages
Dial Books
Age 5-8 years
Grades K-3

The Underground Railroad
A Novel
978-0-345-80432-7
Here is the Pulitzer Prize-winning, National Book Award-winning, Oprah-anointed, #1 New York Times bestselling novel that explores America's troubled racial past as only Colson Whitehead can--and has become an instant classic.
$16.95 US
Jan 30, 2018
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
336 Pages
Anchor
Age

Voices from the Underground Railroad
978-0-8037-4092-1
From the creators of Voices from the Oregon Trail and Colonial Voices, an unflinching story of two young runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad, told in their voices and those who helped and hindered them
$18.99 US
Jan 09, 2018
8-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
48 Pages
Dial Books
Age 7-9 years
Grades 2-4

Fifty Shades Freed (Movie Tie-In)
Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy
978-0-525-43620-1
THE OFFICIAL MOVIE TIE-IN EDITION. The major motion picture releases on February 10 in time Valentine's Day 2017 and is based on volume three of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy with more than 150 million copies sold worldwide.
$15.95 US
Jan 16, 2018
5-3/16 x 8
Paperback
592 Pages
Vintage
Age

LEGO CITY: Busy Word Book
DK
978-1-4654-6627-3
More than 500 words about vehicles, buildings, jobs, and people label colorful LEGO® scenes and minifigures to help kids learn the building blocks of language.
$14.99 US
Jan 02, 2018
9-15/16 x 11-7/8
Hardcover
64 Pages
DK Children
Age 3-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

The Monk of Mokha
978-1-101-94731-9
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A gripping, triumphant adventure" (Los Angeles Times) from bestselling author Dave Eggers, the incredible true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.
$28.95 US
Jan 30, 2018
6 x 8-1/2
Hardcover
352 Pages
Knopf
Age

Adventure: The Atari 2600 Game Journal
978-0-525-57349-4
A journal designed to resemble Atari's best-selling 2600 cartridge games, inspired by Ernest Cline's bestselling novel, Ready Player One, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg
$12.99 US
Jan 30, 2018
5-1/16 x 6
Stationery & Accessories
240 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Asteroids: The Atari 2600 Game Journal
978-0-525-57347-0
A journal designed to resemble Atari's best-selling 2600 cartridge games, inspired by Ernest Cline's bestselling novel, Ready Player One, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg
$12.99 US
Jan 30, 2018
5-1/16 x 6
Stationery & Accessories
240 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Missile Command: The Atari 2600 Game Journal
978-0-525-57348-7
A journal designed to resemble Atari's best-selling 2600 cartridge games, inspired by Ernest Cline's bestselling novel, Ready Player One, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg
$12.99 US
Jan 30, 2018
5-1/16 x 6
Stationery & Accessories
240 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

All About The Very Hungry Caterpillar
978-1-5247-8588-8
This shaped board book inches its way into little hands and hearts--and brings The Very Hungry Caterpillar to life!
$9.99 US
Jan 16, 2018
9-1/4 x 6-13/16
Board Book
10 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

Good Night Dozers
978-1-60219-487-8
Good Night Bulldozers features crawlers, wheeled dozers, construction sites, mines, rock quarries, and construction operators. Also included are loaders, diggers, graders, off-highway trucks, cranes, dump trucks, steamrollers, and more. Young construction buffs will squeal with delight as they ride their favorite bulldozers and other heavy machinery through the jobsite and then peacefully back to bed. Go bulldozers! This book is part of the bestselling Good Night Our World series, which includes hundreds of titles exploring iconic locations and exciting themes.
$9.95 US
Jan 30, 2018
6 x 6
Board Book
26 Pages
Good Night Books
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool