**December Staff Picks**

By Caroline O'Connor | November 22 2019 | AdultsAllChildren'sGeneralGiftPop Culture

Whether you need some last minute holiday inspiration or are looking forward to 2020 – we’ve chosen some faves for you!! See them all HERE!

The Goodful Cookbook
Simple and Balanced Recipes to Live Well
978-0-593-13549-5
The first official cookbook from Goodful helps people take simple, intentional steps to eat and live well--with more than 125 recipes that make everyday meals a nourishing, mindful experience.
$29.99 US
Dec 03, 2019
8 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Rodale Books
Age

Stuff Every Sushi Lover Should Know
978-1-68369-158-7
The perfect gift for the sushi lover in your life, this pocket guide includes a brief history of sushi, how to distinguish between different types of sushi, the flavor profiles and seasonality of sushi fish, the importance of non-fish elements, how to order at a restaurant, how to prepare sushi at home, and more.
$9.95 US
Dec 03, 2019
3-1/2 x 5-3/4
Hardcover
144 Pages
Quirk Books
Age

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Four-Notebook Set
978-1-9848-2551-3
Derived from Samin Nosrat's New York Times-bestselling cookbook phenom, Salt, Fat, Acid Heat, and featuring Wendy MacNaughton's beloved illustrations, this set of four notebooks (with an accordian folder for keepsake recipes and notes) is perfect for recording recipes, shopping lists, or simply toting about town for journaling and note-taking wherever you are.
$20.00 US
Dec 03, 2019
5 x 7
Stationery & Accessories
320 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Postcards
978-1-9848-2552-0
Derived from Samin Nosrat's New York Times-bestselling cookbook phenom, Salt, Fat, Acid Heat, and featuring Wendy MacNaughton's beloved illustrations, this set of 50 postcards is perfect for sending, collecting, decorating your home or office, or using as gift tags.
$20.00 US
Dec 03, 2019
6 x 3-13/16
Cards
50 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

Bowls
Vibrant Recipes with Endless Possibilities
978-1-945256-97-4
A healthy, customizable way to cook every day with 75 complete bowl recipes and mix-and-match bases, toppings, and sauces
$27.99 US
Dec 17, 2019
7-7/8 x 9-5/8
Hardcover
256 Pages
America's Test Kitchen
Age

The Joyous Cookbook
Real Food, Nourishing Recipes for Everyday Living
978-0-7352-3485-7
NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the award-winning blogger and bestselling author Joy McCarthy comes 100 easy and delicious whole food recipes for a healthy diet.
$26.00 US
Dec 31, 2019
8 x 10
Paperback
256 Pages
Penguin Canada
Age

DC Brave and Bold!
Female DC Super Heroes Take On the Universe
978-1-4654-8611-0
Meet the DC Universe's most incredible female Super Heroes!Who granted Wonder Woman her mighty superpowers? How does teenager Supergirl disguise her identity in public? And why can Vixen channel the power of any animal in the world?Discover the empowering stories of Batgirl, Bumblebee, Mera, Hawkgirl and many more. You'll be inspired to be brave and bold, just like them.With a foreword by Gail Simone, acclaimed, bestselling DC writer.All DC characters and elements © & (TM) DC Comics. (s19)
$16.99 US
Dec 03, 2019
7-11/16 x 9-3/16
Hardcover
128 Pages
DK Children
Age 9-12 years
Grades 4-7

Telling Time
978-0-8234-4092-4
A group of young space travelers can't wait for their pizza party later, but how many hours away is dinner? What are hours anyway?
$18.99 US
Dec 10, 2019
8-1/4 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Holiday House
Age 6-9 years
Grades 1-4

I Like My Bike
978-0-8234-4098-6
Funny characters, humorous pictures, and an eco-friendly message-- and a text just right for the newest kindergarten reader in this Level A story.
$7.99 US
Dec 10, 2019
7-3/4 x 10
Paperback
32 Pages
Holiday House
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3

A Valentine for Uni the Unicorn
978-1-9848-5022-5
Return to the world of the magical bestsellers Uni the Unicorn and Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True with the first original Uni board book! A perfect Valentine's Day gift for any unicorn lover!
$8.99 US
Dec 17, 2019
5-5/8 x 8-1/4
Board Book
24 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool

Love from the Crayons
978-1-5247-9268-8
Ring in Valentine's Day--and love--with the New York Times Best-Selling Crayons! This charming new title featuring everyone's favorite coloring crew is the perfect gift for that special someone on Valentine's Day--or any day of the year.
$9.99 US
Dec 24, 2019
5-1/2 x 6-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 5-8 years
Grades K-3

Welcome, Baby: Love You, Baby
978-0-593-12359-1
Baby shower gift? Solved! Welcome, Baby is a new, high-quality range of adorable novelty board books--the go-to baby gift for busy families.
$9.99 US
Dec 10, 2019
6-1/8 x 9-1/2
Board Book
12 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool

ABCs of Kindness
978-0-593-12307-2
Learning the importance of kindness is as easy as A-B-C with this sweet board book.
$8.99 US
Dec 24, 2019
7 x 7
Board Book
22 Pages
Rodale Kids
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool

I Will Always Be Your Bunny
Love From the Velveteen Rabbit
978-1-9848-9341-3
Inspired by The Velveteen Rabbit, this charming gift book celebrates friendship, loyalty, and everlasting love. It's the perfect present for children and adults alike, a warm read-aloud for those who enjoyed Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar, and a thoughtful choice for Valentine's Day, Easter, and year-round gift-giving.
$8.99 US
Dec 24, 2019
4-5/8 x 6-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age All
ALL

Baby Astrology: Dear Little Aquarius
978-1-9848-9527-1
Discover what makes every Aquarius baby special! This perfect book for your little star is part of a gorgeous and 100% giftable 12-book astrology board book series that shares gentle thoughts about the characteristics of a child born under each star sign.
$7.99 US
Dec 31, 2019
6 x 6
Board Book
26 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool

Light Seer's Tarot
A 78-Card Deck & Guidebook
978-1-4019-5803-9
This 78-card tarot deck and guidebook is a healing tool and guide to explore both the light and shadow sides of our nature.
$24.99 US
Dec 03, 2019
2-3/4 x 4-3/4
Cards
Pages
Hay House Inc.
Age

Life Balance
A Journal of Self-Discovery
978-1-9848-2390-8
Balance is important. Work-life balance, maintaining social relationships with an effective amount of self-care, and managing emotions are key to cultivating a fulfilling life. Life Balance: A Journal of Self-Discovery provides busy readers with a place to touch down and check in: Am I feeling off-balance today? What is throwing me off? What can I do to center myself?
$14.99 US
Dec 24, 2019
6 x 8
Stationery & Accessories
208 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age

The Healing Mantra Deck
A 52-Card Deck
978-1-4019-5767-4
Popular spiritual teacher and attuned empathic healer shares energetically encoded mantras on worthiness, abundance, love, and more.
$21.99 US
Dec 03, 2019
3-1/2 x 5
Cards
52 Pages
Hay House Inc.
Age

DK Eyewitness Delhi, Agra and Jaipur
978-0-241-36884-8
Shrouded in myth and legend, the Golden Triangle is bursting with an array of adventures.Whether you want to visit Delhi's colourful markets, marvel Agra's unmissable Taj Mahal or discover Jaipur's ornate palaces and romantic rooftop restaurants, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that the Golden Triangle has to offer.Famed for their frenetic energy and iconic monuments, Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are India's most visited cities. But this region has much more to offer - travellers who venture further afield are rewarded with dramatic landscapes, lush jungles and epic forts.Our newly updated guide brings Delhi, Agra and Jaipur to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography, and our trademark illustrations.You'll discover:- our pick of the Golden Triangle's must-sees, top experiences, and hidden gems- the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay - detailed maps and walks which make navigating the region easy- easy-to-follow itineraries- expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe- color-coded chapters to every part of the Golden Triangle, from New Delhi to Old Delhi, Agra to Jaipur and beyond- our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you goWant the best of Delhi in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Delhi. Travelling around the country? Try our DK Eyewitness India.
$25.00 US
Dec 17, 2019
4-15/16 x 8-9/16
Paperback
272 Pages
DK Eyewitness Travel
Age

Lost and Found Cat
The True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey
978-1-5247-1550-2
This heartwarming true story about one lost cat's journey to be reunited with his refugee family gently introduces children to a difficult topic and shows how ordinary people can help with compassion and hope.
$7.99 US
Dec 10, 2019
9 x 10
Paperback
48 Pages
Dragonfly Books
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3