** April Staff Picks **

By Christine Palomino | April 1 2018 | AdultsAllChildren'sGeneralGiftPop Culture

April showers of our faves!

101 Things I Learned® in Urban Design School
978-0-451-49669-0
A new title in the popular 101 Things I Learned® series taking on the fundamentals of urban design
$18.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
7 x 5
Hardcover
216 Pages
Crown
Age

The Astrology of You and Me
How to Understand and Improve Every Relationship in Your Life
978-1-68369-042-9
Use the power of the stars to perfect your relationships with friends, family, partners...everyone you know!
$24.99 US
Apr 03, 2018
7-1/2 x 9
Hardcover
344 Pages
Quirk Books
Age

Back to the Future
The Classic Illustrated Storybook
978-1-68369-023-8
Great Scott!! The latest in Quirk's series of Pop Classic Picture Books (following HOME ALONE, THE X-FILES, and E.T.) takes readers on a wild time-traveling trip BACK TO THE FUTURE!
$18.99 US
Apr 24, 2018
9 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Quirk Books
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

Bars, Taverns, and Dives New Yorkers Love
Where to Go, What to Drink
978-0-8478-6150-7
The first-ever comprehensive guide to New York's City's most legendary bars, taverns, and dives across all five boroughs, this book stands out from typical NYC guidebooks on the market thanks to its witty insider tips, local lore, and signature drink recipes. It will interest NYC tourists and natives alike, as well as cocktail enthusiasts and general bon vivants.
$29.95 US
Apr 10, 2018
6-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
208 Pages
Rizzoli
Age

The Baseball Fan's Treasury of Quotations
Wisdom from the Legends of America's Favorite Pastime
978-1-57826-750-7
A collection of inspirational and meaningful quotes perfect for every fan of the great game of baseball.
$12.50 US
Apr 24, 2018
4-3/4 x 7-1/8
Hardcover
96 Pages
Hatherleigh Press
Age

The Berkeley Bowl Cookbook
Recipes Inspired by the Extraordinary Produce of California's Most Iconic Market
978-1-941529-96-6
Celebrating the unfamiliar yet extraordinary produce from California's most iconic market, Berkeley Bowl, this cookbook offers recipes for a panoply of fruits and vegetables that have been largely overlooked or forgotten in popular cuisine.
$34.95 US
Apr 17, 2018
8 x 10
Hardcover
216 Pages
Parallax Press
Age

A Big Garden
978-3-7913-7332-4
Take a journey through the garden in this captivating children's book and discover the endless delights, surprises, secrets, and gifts it yields all year long.
$24.95 US
Apr 24, 2018
16-1/2 x 11-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Prestel Junior
Age 6-9 years
Grades 1-4

Cake
A Cookbook
978-1-101-98154-2
With great style, wit, and joy, Maira Kalman and Barbara Scott-Goodman celebrate their favorite dessert.
$25.00 US
Apr 10, 2018
7 x 7
Hardcover
96 Pages
Penguin Press
Age

Crafting a Patterned Home
Painting, Printing, and Stitching Projects to Enliven Every Room
978-1-61180-349-5
Create a unique space that's all your own--bold and colorful handmade projects to fill your home with pattern from color expert crafter extraordinaire Kristin Nicholas.
$24.95 US
Apr 10, 2018
7-1/2 x 9
Hardcover
208 Pages
Roost Books
Age

Design by Nature
Creating Layered, Lived-in Spaces Inspired by the Natural World
978-0-399-57907-3
The first design book that translates elements of nature--flora, water, and wood--into elements of decor for beautiful, lived-in, bohemian interiors, from acclaimed designer and tastemaker Erica Tanov.
$35.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
8 x 10
Hardcover
232 Pages
Ten Speed Press
Age

The Designing Your Life Workbook
A Framework for Building a Life You Can Thrive In
978-1-5247-6181-3
Dig deeper into the life design process that Bill Burnett and Dave Evans have made so popular with their New York Times bestseller Designing Your Life. This necessary companion to the book includes all of the option-generating tools written about in the book, so you can revisit your goals and track your progress and goals.
$18.99 US
Apr 03, 2018
7 x 9
Stationery & Accessories
144 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Dinner Illustrated
175 Meals Ready in 1 Hour or Less
978-1-945256-30-1
Dinner Illustrated is a meal kit in book form, perfect for busy people who love to cook but are short on time and inspiration.
$32.99 US
Apr 17, 2018
8-1/2 x 10
Paperback
408 Pages
America's Test Kitchen
Age

Dinosaurium
Welcome to the Museum
978-0-7636-9900-0
The newest title in the Welcome to the Museum series focuses its attention on the impressive beasts that once ruled the world: dinosaurs.With artwork from Chris Wormell, this stunningly curated guide to dinosaurs gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages of a beautiful book. Featuring a wonderful range of dinosaurs, from the much-loved triceratops and Tyrannosaurus rex to lesser known species such as coelophysis and tsintaosaurus, Dinosaurium is a fascinating display of the impressive beasts that once ruled the world.
$35.00 US
Apr 10, 2018
10-11/16 x 14-9/16
Hardcover
112 Pages
Big Picture Press
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7

Drinking Distilled
A User's Manual
978-0-399-58055-0
An opinionated, illustrated guide for cocktail beginners, covering the basics of spirits plus making and drinking cocktails, written by celebrated craft cocktail bartender Jeffrey Morgenthaler.
$16.99 US
Apr 10, 2018
5-1/2 x 7-1/2
Hardcover
176 Pages
Ten Speed Press
Age

Everyday Sketching and Drawing
Five Steps to a Unique and Personal Sketchbook Habit
978-1-58093-505-0
Everyday Sketching and Drawing offers an easy-to follow, 5-step formula, which teaches beginner-friendly techniques for learning the skills necessary to make drawing and sketching an everyday habit. For those who have always wanted to or tried and failed to learn to draw it provides simple step-by-step instruction, plus easy-to-follow practice exercises, and provides the motivation and inspiration readers need to be successful. For those who already draw, Everyday Sketching and Drawing offers another technique to add to their drawing arsenal.
$24.00 US
Apr 19, 2018
8-1/4 x 10
Paperback
192 Pages
Monacelli Studio
Age

Feast by Firelight
Simple Recipes for Camping, Cabins, and the Great Outdoors [A Cookbook]
978-0-399-57991-2
A lushly photographed book evoking the pleasure of eating in the outdoors, with 70 easy-to-prepare recipes for gatherings at campground and cabins alike.
$22.00 US
Apr 10, 2018
7 x 9
Hardcover
208 Pages
Ten Speed Press
Age

Flora Forager: Butterfly Notecards
978-1-63217-216-7
These gorgeous blank notecards from Instagram sensation Flora Forager feature images of butterflies and moths created using botanical materials.
$14.99 US
Apr 17, 2018
4-1/4 x 5-3/8
Cards
16 Pages
Sasquatch Books
Age

Gather & Graze
120 Favorite Recipes for Tasty Good Times: A Cookbook
978-0-451-49594-5
From beloved Chicago restaurateur Stephanie Izard, named one of "10 Breakthrough Rock Star Chefs of 2016" by Rolling Stone, comes a cookbook with flavor and fun at the forefront, with more than 100 recipes and 100 photographs.
$35.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
7-7/16 x 10
Hardcover
272 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Good Night Bears
978-1-60219-515-8
Good Night Bears highlights black bears, polar bears, grizzly bears, panda bears, sloth bears, sun bears, spectacled bears, bear cubs, bear habitats, bear tracks, catching salmon, and more. 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
Apr 24, 2018
6 x 6
Board Book
20 Pages
Good Night Books
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool

The Great Shellfish Cookbook
From Sea to Table: More than 100 Recipes to Cook at Home
978-0-14-753057-8
From Matt Dean Pettit, the beloved author of The Great Lobster Cookbook and the chef behind Matty's Seafood, comes a new collection of delicious recipes for shellfish of all kinds!
$24.95 US
Apr 10, 2018
8-3/8 x 10-1/2
Paperback
248 Pages
Appetite by Random House
Age

How to Accessorize
A Perfect Finish to Every Outfit
978-1-5247-6114-1
Potter's runaway hit How To series gets glammed up in this chic, package-driven guide that includes ideas for completing any outfit by using accessories, from head to toe.
$14.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
5 x 7
Hardcover
128 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

I Can Get Paid for That?
99 Creative Careers to Live a Life Less Ordinary
978-1-925418-42-2
Stuck in a career rut - or have you just finished studying and you're not sure which direction to take? Let this book help show you that there are more options than office life.
$19.95 US
Apr 10, 2018
5-1/3 x 7-7/8
Paperback
208 Pages
Smith Street Books
Age

I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness
978-1-5247-6955-0
Named by Parents Magazine as the "Best Book that Champions Kindness"!
$17.99 US
Apr 24, 2018
9 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Schwartz & Wade
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

Leaf Supply
A Guide to Keeping Happy House Plants
978-1-925418-63-7
A beautiful and practical book on choosing and caring for over 100 house plants, as well as inspiring plant styling advice
$35.00 US
Apr 17, 2018
8-1/4 x 9-5/6
Hardcover
256 Pages
Smith Street Books
Age

Look Big
And Other Tips for Surviving Animal Encounters of All Kinds
978-0-399-58037-6
A humorous and helpful illustrated field guide to avoiding interactions--both dangerous and annoying--with 50 wild animals, including survival techniques, wildlife etiquette, and other essential advice.
$14.99 US
Apr 10, 2018
5-7/16 x 8-3/8
Paperback
144 Pages
Ten Speed Press
Age

Love and Lemons Meal Record and Market List
Plan Your Weekly Meals and Organize Your Grocery Shopping
978-1-5247-6159-2
From the author and designer behind the hit cookbook Love and Lemons comes this companion shopping list and weekly meal record, a must-have for any devotee of the blog or the book.
$19.99 US
Apr 03, 2018
7 x 9
Stationery & Accessories
128 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Love Match
The Art and Science of Finding Your Ideal Partner
978-1-57826-748-4
Find the love of your life and keep the relationship going strong with this book from top-psychologist and relationship guru.
$16.99 US
Apr 24, 2018
6 x 9
Paperback
192 Pages
Hatherleigh Press
Age

Make It Stick Notebook
1,000+ Stickers and a Customizable Cover
978-0-8041-9015-2
Make this blank journal completely yours with 12 sheets of stickers featuring fun fonts--letters, numbers, symbols, and illustrations--in bright and neon colors; 144 dotted pages for bullet journaling; a semi-concealed wire-O; and a sturdy kraft paper cover ready for labeling your name, monogram, or an inspiring motto.
$10.99 US
Apr 24, 2018
4-1/2 x 7-1/2
Stationery & Accessories
144 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

My American Dream
A Life of Love, Family, and Food
978-1-5247-3161-8
From the best-selling cookbook author, beloved and award-winning television personality, and hugely successful restaurateur--a heartwarming, emotional, revelatory memoir told with all her hallmark warmth and gusto.
$28.95 US
Apr 03, 2018
6-1/4 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
352 Pages
Knopf
Age

The New Dad Survival Handbook
978-1-944833-41-1
You are now a proud parent of a newborn baby...now what do you do? All bets are off and everything you may have thought or have been told about parenting is out the window and you are wondering how to survive what should be simple tasks. The New Dad Survival Handbook is a hilarious, frank take on aspects of navigating this squirming, screaming, smelly baby into a bundle of joy.
$9.95 US
Apr 24, 2018
6 x 6
Hardcover
48 Pages
KPT Publishing
Age

Pizzapedia
An Illustrated Guide to Everyone's Favorite Food
978-0-399-57997-4
A book for the pizza obsessed, with 80 charming illustrations and information about the history, ingredients, and lore of everyone's favorite food.
$16.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
6-1/2 x 8
Hardcover
128 Pages
Ten Speed Press
Age

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
978-0-399-55531-2
The very first picture book about the incredibly inspiring history of the Gay Pride Flag!
$17.99 US
Apr 10, 2018
8-3/4 x 11
Hardcover
48 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 5-8 years
Grades K-3

Royal Wedding: Harry & Meghan Paper Dolls
978-0-525-70722-6
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are the ultimate fairy tale for our times--bring the romance to life with these commemorative paper dolls!
$9.99 US
Apr 10, 2018
9-5/16 x 12
Paperback
32 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 7 and up
Grade 2 & Up

Super Easy Burgers
69 Really Simple Recipes: A Cookbook
978-0-525-57296-1
A collection of 69 recipes for simple-to-prepare, super delicious burgers of all kinds--from beef and poultry to veggie and seafood.
$15.99 US
Apr 17, 2018
7 x 9
Paperback
144 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Sweet Laurel
Recipes for Whole Food, Grain-Free Desserts: A Baking Book
978-1-5247-6145-5
From the buzz-worthy bakery in LA comes a cookbook of 85 simple dessert recipes made only with whole food ingredients.
$28.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
7-1/2 x 9-1/2
Hardcover
256 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

The Tool Book
A Tool Lover's Guide to Over 200 Hand Tools
978-1-4654-6854-3
"Tools. Yes!"--Nick Offerman, from the foreword This user's guide to over 200 hand tools highlights how to use tools effectively, understand them better, and how to properly care for them.
$30.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
8-3/8 x 10-1/16
Hardcover
256 Pages
DK
Age

Under the Canopy
Trees Around the World
978-1-911171-42-3
A gorgeous picturebook that explores the cultural myths and stories behind trees all over the world, revealing the beauty behind these giants living among us.
$19.95 US
Apr 03, 2018
8-2/3 x 12-1/5
Hardcover
56 Pages
Flying Eye Books
Age 7 and up
Grade 2 & Up

Where's the Baby?
978-0-7636-9901-7
Britta Teckentrup returns with a fourth seek-and-find book in her best-selling series.Britta Teckentrup, creator of the popular The Odd One Out, Where’s The Pair?, and One Is Not a Pair, is back with another brilliantly patterned spotting book. In Where’s The Baby?, each page contains a parent and their child. Can you find the little one?
$14.99 US
Apr 10, 2018
7-7/16 x 9-11/16
Hardcover
32 Pages
Big Picture Press
Age 2-5 years
Up to Kindergarten

You Are a Badass at Making Money
Master the Mindset of Wealth
978-0-7352-2313-4
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass, a life-changing guide to making the kind of money you've only ever dreamed of
$16.00 US
Apr 03, 2018
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
288 Pages
Penguin Life
Age