July 2021 Best Selling Books at the Frog

Four Eyed Frog Books Top 20 Bestsellers July 2021

  1. Place at the Sea Ranch by Donlyn Lyndon*
    A beautiful book created to expand upon The Sea Ranch Trails Map, following the Architecture and Landscape Markers you’ll find along the trails that tell the Sea Ranch Story.
  2. Mendonoma Sightings Throughout the Year by Jeanne Jackson* & Craig Tooley*
    Far & away the Frog’s all-time best-selling book. Colorful flora & fauna arranged by season, Fun Facts for all ages. Makes a great gift! Over 2,300 copies sold at the Frog.
  3. The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman
    A collection of poetry including “The Hill We Climb,” the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden.
  4. City Mouse, Country Mouse by Maggie Rudy
    Rudy creates magical mice. She photographs her creations to illustrate her books. Bring your camera to shoot the great diorama Rudy designed for this book at the Four-Eyed Frog.
  5. qh awala.li: “water running down place” by Annette White-Parks*
    Comprehensive, readable and certainly the most interesting and thorough history of our coast. A thoughtful souvenir—for you or for a special friend. Now only $10!
  6. Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage by Anne Lamott
    Sharing from her own life, Lamott shares the intimate and human ways we can adopt to move through life’s dark places toward the light of hope that still burns ahead for all of us.
  7. Sea Ranch: Fifty Years of Architecture, Landscape, Place and Community on the Northern California Coast by Donlyn Lyndon* and Jim Alinder*
    This classic, one-of-a-kind monograph is the revised and updated version with 14 added projects. With more than 300 photographs, it’s informative and simply beautiful.
  8. The People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry
    Poppy has everything she should want, but she’s stuck in a rut. She’s not been happy since that ill-fated, final trip with Alex. To make things right, she invites Alex to take one more trip.
  9. Living at The Sea Ranch by Mary Alinder*, Andrea Lunsford* & Chris Kreyling*
    A gorgeous, must-have book for all who love, live, or aspire to live on The Sea Ranch. A great introduction of things to see and do & a comprehensive list of services available to residents.
  10. Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell - Hamnet, 11-years old, loves his sister. His mother is rumored to be a sorceress. His father, William Shakespeare, is in London when he should be home during a worldwide pandemic.
  11. Sojourners in Paradise by George Rathmell*
    This excellent new book from the late George Rathmell shares insights of authors who visited Polynesia from 1850 to 1950. Included are Mark Twain, Jack London, Margaret Mead, and many more.
  12. Sootypaws: A Cinderella Story by Maggie Rudy
    “There once was a mouse, and her life was no fun.” So begins the Cinderella tale of a mouse who only wishes that someone would love her. Another great diorama story from Rudy.
  13. You Will Leave a Trail of Stars by Lisa Congdon
    In this illustrated guide to life - perfect for graduates and other seekers acclaimed artist and educator Lisa Congdon offers up wisdom and insights for living. A beautiful gift or keepsake.
  14. Circe by Madeline Miller
    In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is nothing like her parents. Befriending mortals, she finds she has her own power.
  15. Song of Achilles by Madeline MillerBC
    A tale of gods, kings, immortal fame, and the human heart, The Song of Achilles is a dazzling literary feat that brilliantly reimagines Homer’s enduring masterwork, The Iliad
  16. Tidepools of the California Coast by Val Kells
    Covers cold water tidepools from Santa Barbara, CA up to the California/Oregon border.. Indestructible lamination - water and beachproof.
  17. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensBC
    Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver, here is an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
  18. Gratitude by Oliver Sacks
    It’s the rare person who counts his blessings upon learning he’s “face to face with dying.” But 
    Oliver Sacks did just that with this posthumous gift to us
  19. Guide Dog for the Coastally Curious by Steve Oliff*
    This beautifully hand-illustrated booklet introduces you to two quirky escorts who take you on an educational adventure of the amazing Mendocino Coast.
  20. Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard
    What really happens when a tree falls in the forest? What makes the forest work? What is our real relationship with the natural world? Simard’s book will get you thinking!

*LOCAL AUTHOR

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