When August gives you a heatwave..
Take a hike! (bring water!) By popular demand, our August Specials spotlight a hiking guide to local hotspots, a kid's book to set your mind to dreaming, a graphic memoir to inspire and a staff favorrite about avoiding burnout... maybe taking a hike is one way! Call (619) 296-1424 or email us: [email protected] to reserve your copy! (Currently only our used book stock is shown at the website)
 
 
Coast to Cactus: The Canyoneer Trail Guide to San Diego Outdoors
Edited by Lindsay, Knoll and Varnell
$29.99 paperback Now 20% off = $23.96
 
Far more than just a hiking guide to the best of San Diego County outdoors, this trail guide is designed to teach appreciation and understanding for San Diego County, classified by Conservation International as one of the 35 biodiversity hotspots in the world. It's like hiking with a trail naturalist!
 
The Tale of Despereaux
by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering
$18.99 hardback Now 20% off = $15.99
 
A charming story of unlikely heroes, including a knight (mouse) in shining (furry) armor named Despereaux Tilling. Follow his quest to rescue a beautiful human princess from The Rats, including Roscuro who is drawn to the Light of the non-rat world. Read the book before you see the musical at The Old Globe Theatre!
 
 
They Called Us Enemy
by George Takei
$19.99 paperback Now 20% off = $15.99
 
A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during WWII. Experience the forces that shaped an icon in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.
 
 
Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle
by Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski
$27 hardback Now 20% off = $21.60
 
Is it hot in here or are we just really burnt out? With compassionate, science-based advice the Nagoskis deconstruct the stress we experience and show us how to fight back! It's not about "having it all;" it's about knowing we are already enough, just as we are. We also have Dr. Nagoski's other title, customer requested Come As You Are.