New Titles 11/11/2023

Rest Easy: Discover Calm and Abundance through the Radical Power of Rest 
by Ximena Vengoechea

Available as: print book

Never before in the history of the world has rest been more essential and lacking.  Between our phones pinging with notifications, work schedules that blur into home hours, watches that mirror devices, and our attention being interrupted in ways that never before were imaginable, we must prioritize rest.  In this book, the definition of what rest is and isn’t is broadened and explored inviting the reader to find new ways to center time for rest in their lives, the way they spend time with friends and family and also absorb the vast benefits of rest.

Chili Crip 
by James Park

Available as: print book

Have you noticed chili crisp showing up on the shelves of grocery stores on the Palouse?  This flavor packed tingly magical sauce with delightful chewy crunchy texture goes gleefully on everything from avocado toast, ice cream, scrambled eggs, stir fry, mac n’cheese and truly anything savory or sweet.  This new cookbook not only includes 50+ recipes for making your own chili crisp but also so many recipes to, “satisfy your spicy, crunchy, garlicky cravings”.

Above Ground, Poems 
by Clint Smith

Available as: print book, eBook, Eaudiobook

Clint Smith is the author of How the Word Is Passed and Counting Descent and writes for The Atlantic.  In this collection of poetry, Smith explores the anticipation of parenthood and the reality of the vulnerability, humor and angst of carrying so much love for a child even before then are born.  A book you can open up to any page and feel a sense of knowing, being seen and appreciation.
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