New Titles 3/5/2022

Adult Titles
Posted on 03/05/2022
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The Wok book coverThe Wok Recipes and Techniques
by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
Available in: print

From the author of The Food Lab, comes a thorough and step by step guide with visuals to cooking with a wok using science, humor and accessible directions.  The physical weight of this book is significant and you might begin by making the range of sauces from the Fragrant Scallion Ginger Oil or the Mysterious Flavor Sauce and then try your skill at various dishes that span the global cuisine of wok cooking.  This book offers a breadth of skills and techniques from beginner to professional chef to use the wok to cook quick and versatile dishes imbued with flavor . 


Evergreen: Grim Tales & Verses from the Gloomy NorthwestEvergreen: Grim Tales & Verses From the Gloomy Northwest
edited by Sharma Shields & Maya Jewell Zeller
Available in: print

An anthology of 56 Northwest writers, many from the Inland Northwest, share stories, essays, poems that Shields collectively describes as “the literature of despair”.  The range of voices span not only a sense of place but also perspectives about colonialism, environmentalism, the pandemic experience, identity and faith lost and found.  What connects each vulnerable piece of writing is the “mapping us into a communal root system of evergreen selves.”


Moon San Juan Islands: Best Hikes, Local SpotsMoon San Juan Islands book cover and Weekend Getaways
by Don Pitcher
Available in: print

Our entire travel section gets regular refreshes due to these guides being updated to offer the most current information.  Whether you are looking for regional trips or international we have physical travel guides and also many of these titles are available on our Libby App.  The San Juan Islands are one of the great gems of the PNW and can be explored with a budget or luxury mindset.  This new guide from Moon, takes you through the islands by land, sea, lakes and trails with insider insights into off the beaten path local favorite spots and of course places to stay or camp.