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Giveaway: Color the Pacific Northwest

Dust off those colored pencils: We’re giving away another exciting book for you to fill in! From wildlife to iconic cities in the Northwest, Timber Press brings you another hit. Let your inner creative coloring kid fly. OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY 1. HOW TO ENTER: To enter online, go to and follow instructions to submit your Facebook comment. […]

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Once again, it’s time for “Ask a Bookseller”!

This week, we’re asking Melinda Powers, of Bookshop Santa Cruz, what new book she’s recommending to friends and customers. Her pick: The Wild Edge: Freedom to Roam the Pacific Coast (Mountaineers Books; $40) by Florian Schulz. It is, she says, “a beautiful book about the wildlife corridor that runs along the Pacific Coast, from the Baja Peninsula to the Beaufort Sea. Highlighting the […]

Your 2015 fall reading list: Editors’ favorite books of the West

Love good beer? Get this book, now

Pardon the pun, but we’ve more than once tapped the expertise of Portland beer guy Jeff Alworth, whose entertaining Beervana blog pulls no punches when it comes to the curious creations of some big-brewery product-development labs. (“Imagine an off-brand Jolly Rancher melted down and cut with Everclear” was his tart take on one alco-pop.)