Books | Little Luxuries
the hill we climb
Amanda Gorman’s powerful and historic poem read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
60 hikes within 60 miles
Local author Kevin Revolinski highlights 60 hikes within 60 miles of Madison that showcase the beauty of the area through scenic outlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings.
homemade bird food
Featuring 26 fun and easy recipes to attract the birds you want to see. The ingredients used appeal to over 70 bird species, including more elusive ones! A great winter activity to get the whole family involved in!
birds of wisconsin field guide 3rd edition
Bird watchers rejoice! The newest edition of this field guide is available! Containing 120 species in breathtaking photos and with in depth analysis of features, regions, and seasons!
rewild your life
Reconnect with your wild side! This book includes 52 mindful indoor and outdoor projects from spoon carving, to keeping chickens, stargazing to forecasting weather. Each page is filled with beautiful illustrations as you move through the four seasons and activities appropriate for that season's weather. Each activity focuses on reducing your carbon footprint. It's time to reignite your love of the great outdoors!
jedi mind secrets
The principles of the Jedi Code focus on peace, knowledge, serenity, and balance. These values apply not just in the fantasy setting of Star Wars®, but in our here and now as well. Inside this book you'll find valuable practices and lessons with colorful illustrations and quotes from the movies.
a wealth of pigeons
A cartoon collection created by legendary comedian Steve Martin, and renowned cartoonist Harry Bliss of The New Yorker. Throughout the many single page cartoon strips, Steven and Harry provide amusing commentary about their collaboration. This gorgeous, funny, singular book is perfect to give as a gift or to buy for yourself.
i love trader joe's cookbook
This comprehensive cookbook has 150 delicious recipes using the ingredients found at Trader Joe’s. Includes appetizers, entrees, and desserts! And for those who already own the book, this is the 10th Anniversary edition, which includes new recipes and updated ingredients!
i heart soul food
From the beloved creator of I Heart Recipes, Rosie Mayes, comes a cookbook chock-full of soul food favorites. Learn to cook comfort food in a whole new way as Rosie shares all her secrets of making southern classics.
the atlas cookbook
The Atlas Cookbook explores 20 countries across four regions, with recipes that celebrate each location but embrace seasonal local ingredients. This is easy, vibrant food that inspires us to get creative in the kitchen and reminds us of all that we have in common.
642 tiny things to draw
This pocket-sized journal is packed with drawing prompts. Sure to keep creative folks inspired on the go, or at home!
wisconsin day trips
This handy guide covers hundreds of unique attractions all around Wisconsin. Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation! Great for couples and families looking for an in-state adventure!
best tent camping in wisconsin
Find the perfect campground for your family with this comprehensive guide from experts who have traversed all of Wisconsin. Inside you'll find 50 private, county and state park, and lakeside campgrounds with detailed maps of each and key information.
star spinner tarot cards
See into your future with these whimsical Star Spinner Tarot Cards! Whether your new to tarot or an experienced reader, this set will make a great addition to your library. Includes 81 cards, each with their own unique art, and a guide book for learning and understand the mystical nature of these cards.
and the people stayed home
At a first a poem by Kitty O'Meara, now an illustrated book! This hopeful book communicates an optimism with thoughtful words and images of our shared human experience. Readers of all ages will find something beautiful and reflective within these pages.
tidy the f*ck up
Get your sh*t together and have a good laugh as you discover approachable, carefree ways to get rid of excess stuff and keep your home clean. By the end you'll be a better decision maker and hopefully rid of the things you don't need!
literary puzzle book
For book lovers who enjoy a challenge! Features 120 conundrums to amuse, excite, and inform. Puzzles include anagrams, crosswords, riddles, sudoku, and many more!
paint by sticker dinosaurs
Paint your own scene with stickers! Includes ten sticker paintings on sturdy card stock that can be easily torn out to frame and share! Recommended for ages 5 and up.
the five minute journal
Start your day with a smile with this journal that helps you elevate yourself to a happier place. Shift your mind to a state of optimism. The Five Minute Journal’s approachable and structured exercises will lead you down a path toward an enhanced version of the person you already are.
official sherlock puzzle book
Put your powers of deduction to the test with more than 165 puzzles to solve.
From popular TV correspondent, Mo Rocca, this entertaining book celebrates the dead people who made life worth living.
heart of a boy
In this book explore the gentle, confident, but vulnerable nature of boys. Includes stories of triumph, silliness, fun, and creativity with nearly 200 compelling photographs capturing the true heart of a boy.
very modern mantras
Mindfulness meets the modern world with this collection of tongue-in-cheek chants for those daily moments that drive us insane.
Over 50 plant-based recipes for tonics, easy meals, treats & skincare made with the goodness extracted from hemp.
good night stories for rebel girls:100 immigrant women
This beautifully illustrated book for children contains 100 stories of immigrant women who changed the world. Your child will learn about Madeline Albright, Asma Khan, Carmen Miranda, Rihanna, and so many more. From chefs to surgeons, to musicians and politicians, these extraordinary figures will inspire boys and girls everywhere to follow their dreams.
emeralds of oz
Journey back into the Wizard of Oz and discover new wisdom about longing, joy, compassion, and having faith in ourselves.
things I want my daughter to know
Share simple and profound truths for joyful living with your daughter. This book contains a collection of wise essays that are touching, humorous, and expressive.
the mindfulness creativity coloring book
Color your way to calm with this relaxing book filled activities and coloring pages. Coloring is a great activity to help soothe anxiety, and express creativity.
From the creators of the hit podcast comes an interactive self-help guide for creative entrepreneurs, where they share their best tools and tactics on “being boss” in both business and life.
The essential guide to world soccer including the history, the players, and fan culture. Presented by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, phenomenally popular duo from NBC Sports.
I could pee on this
Cat lovers will laugh out loud at the quirkiness of their feline friends with these insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats.
the grand canyon expedition
Join John Wesley Powell's expedition to explore one of the 7 Wonders of the Natural World, and one of the last unmapped portions of the continental United States. Powell's detailed descriptions of the rocks, plants, and animals seen in the canyon, the geography of the area, and his team's interactions with native groups of the area and mishaps along the trail allow readers to feel the thrill, the awe, and the humility of standing on the canyon's edge.
you are doing a freaking great job
The perfect and the easiest gift, because we all know someone who deserves a pat on the back, a big thumbs-up, or just a special thank-you! This is a vibrant, colorful, pocket-size book of encouragement.
healthy instant pot
Discover how to use your versatile instant pot for high-flavor and nourishing recipes that taste delicious and deliver great results. Create fast, fresh, and easy dishes for every meal of the day, including hearty breakfasts, satisfying soups and salads, nutritious mains, and delectable desserts. Includes more than 70 recipes.
how to relax
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introduces beginners and reminds seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. How to Relax shows how critical it is to regularly interrupt the hub-bub and routine of our lives to stop, relax mindfully, and recharge.
how to sit
This book provides simple directions on the mechanics of posture and breathing, along with instructions for how best to achieve the awakened, relaxed state of clarity to cultivate concentration and compassion. Thich Nhat Hanh shares a series of secular guided meditations that help us return to our breath, spend some time in the present moment, and come home to ourselves.
Start making incremental positive changes right away without the pressure of immediate, perfect results. Kaizen is the power of aspirational thinking, which you'll need in order to stick to the goals you set. This stunning book offers a way to build good habits and remove bad ones!
pocket wisdom Michelle Obama
Covering all of her favorite topics from her love of French fries to her feelings on fashion and feminism, this handy little book allows you to take Michelle's complete counsel wherever you go. Uplifting and inspiring, funny and fabulous, this book is the ultimate celebration of Michelle and all her wisdom.
rail trails MI and WI
Explore 63 of the best rail-trails and multiuse pathways across Michigan and Wisconsin. The experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present the best rail-trails, as well as other multiuse pathways, in Michigan and Wisconsin.
worst-case scenario survival handbook
Danger! It lurks at every corner. Quicksand. Sharks. Cyberbullies. Super-Flu. From wrestling an alligator to evading drones to landing a plane if the pilot passes out, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help with expert, illustrated, step-by-step instructions for life's sudden turns for the worst.
101 things to do with an instant pot
Inside you will find 101 delicious, easy to make recipes to use with your instant pot!
Keep a daily record of life's little blessings with this keepsake gratitude journal filled with a year's worth of insightful prompts, inspiring quotes, and ample room for reflecting on all the things that make life great.
very embarrassing book of dad jokes
A book of dreadfully cheesy jokes only a dad would tell!
working from home with a cat
This cute illustrated book shows what it's like to live and work from home with a cat, a situation over one third of us are familiar with. Stepping on computer keyboards, knocking things off the table, interrupting video calls—cats can be distracting coworkers.