New (or new to us) Books for 2015 at Bored Feet Press

The Hikerís hip pocket Guide to the Humboldt/Del Norte Coast, 3rd Ed.

Bob Lorentzen

We have fully revised, updated and expanded this essential guide to the hikes of Humboldt and Del Norte counties, the majestic land behind the Redwood Curtain.

Field Guide to Manzanitas
California, North America, and Mexico

Michael Kauffmann, Tom Parker and Michael Vasey; Photographs by Jeff Bisbee

This ground-breaking field guide covers the species and subspecies of Arctostaphylos native to western North America. The book features color photos, accurate, detailed range maps, and descriptions of each species.

Articulate Earth
Adventures in Ecocriticism

David Rains Wallace

This collection of 23 provocative essays spans the past 30 years of Wallace's career. Through meticulous research and hands on experience, he explores American culture's relationship with nature.

Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons
Sonora Pass to Pine Creek

Sharon Giacomazzi

Discover the hidden beauty of the Eastern Sierra's wondrous canyons with Sierra native Sharon Giacomazzi as your guide. She details local history, campgrounds, resorts, where to find the best wildflower blooms, autumn color displays and waterfalls, and more

Bay Area Trail Map: Big Basin and Castle Rock, 3rd Edition

Redwood Hikes Press

Map covers Santa Cruz Mountains from outskirts of Saratoga/Los Gatos to Pacific coast around Pt. Ano Nuevo. Covers all six state parks and many regional parks and open space preserves. Includes the entire Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail.

Bay Area Trail Map: Mount Diablo

Redwood Hikes Press

This map covers Mount Diablo and the surrounding area. One side includes Mount Diablo State Park, Lime Ridge, Shell Ridge Open Space, Diablo Foothills , and Morgan Territory. The other side has separate maps, of Los Vaqueros, Black Diamond Mines, and Brushy Peak.

Wonders of the Sea, Volume Two
Marine Jewels of Southern California's Coast and Islands

Marc Shargel

Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from Santa Barbara to San Diego and offshore to all eight of the Channel Islands.

The Bay Area Forager
Your Guide to Edible wild Plants of the San Francisco Bay Area

Mia Andler and Kevin Feinstein

This book gives practical advice for gathering edible wild plants in the Bay Area and most of coastal Northern California. You will learn where to find each of the region's most readily available plants along with clear instructions for harvesting them responsibly.

Wonders of the Sea, Volume Three
Hidden Treasures of California's Far North Coast

Marc Shargel

Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from the Oregon Border to Point Arena, near Mendocino. The book reveals an array of marine life seen by few.

Sierra Starlight
The Astrophotography of Tony Rowell

Tony Rowell, Foreword by Kenneth Brower

Rowell creates a compelling nighttime landscapes awash with light from the cosmos. His new book showcases 75 iconic Sierra landmarks against the spectacular night sky.

Mark Twain Playing Cards
55 Quotes by Mark Twain

Prospero Art, Illustrations by Jan Padover

Twain's characters spring to life in this colorful deck of cards. The cards feature watercolored pen and ink drawings of many of the memorable American characters he created.

Wonders of the Sea (Volume One) North Central California
Point Arena in Mendocino County to Pigeon Point in San Mateo County

Marc Shargel

An elegant book which takes its readers on a visual voyage beneath California's coastal ocean. Takes you beneath the surface from Mendocino County, to San Mateo County, and out to the Farallons.

The Walker’s Map of San Francisco, 3rd Ed.

Ben Pease

This map is the perfect companion for San Francisco residents and visitors who want to move beyond the expected destinations, and explore hidden treasures, from Chinatown alleys to quiet neighborhoods and busy shopping streets.

Sonoma County Outdoor Recreation Map

Tom Harrison

Handy map shows all area state parks, Lake Sonoma Recreation Area (BLM), and all Sonoma County Regional Parks. Also shows preserves and other conservation lands.

Yesterday's Ocean
A History of Marine Life on California's Central Coast

Marc Shargel

Reveals the secret history of Central California's marine life through archival photos and original imagery. Shargel illustrates a little-known chronicle of human use and human impact.

Norman Clyde
Legendary Mountaineer of California's Sierra Nevada

Robert C. Pavlik, foreword by Steve Roper

Biography of legendary mountaineer Norman Clyde (1885-1972). Clyde is credited with more than 130 first ascents throughout western North America.

Gold Fever, Part Two
San Francisco 1851-1852

Ken Salter

The continuing adventures of Pierre and Manon Dubois, a French couple who travelled to San Francisco and Northern California in 1851, arriving when The City was at its most chaotic and treacherous state of development.

Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest
Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah

by Kathy Biggs
Photographs by Pierre Deviche, Jim Johnson, Greg Lasley, Ron Oriti

This definitive guide describes 125 species. Includes habitat, distribution, flight periods, and behaviors for each species. Coverage includes dragonflies, skimmers, emeralds, darners, clubtails, and mixed families.

Mendocino/Lake Counties Map; Clear Lake/Fort Bragg/Ukiah

GM Johnson Maps

Road and street map covers both counties, along with detail maps of various sizes covering local cities and towns.

Redwood Coast/Eureka/Arcata/McKinleyville/Crescent City Street Map

GM Johnson Maps

Complete map of Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties.

San Francisco & San Mateo County Street Map Book, 2nd Ed

GM Johnson Maps

A detailed atlas of streets of San Francisco and the suburban cities and towns in San Mateo County to the south.

Oregon & Washington Coast Map

GM Johnson Maps

One side says Oregon and Washington Coast, flip side says Washington and Oregon Coast to keep both states happy!

A Terrible Beauty
The Wilderness of American Literature

Jonah Raskin

In this first work of cultural criticism to look back at writing in the United States from the perspective of the contemporary environmental crisis, Raskin offers insights for students, teachers and lovers of literature.

The Singer in the Stream

Katherine Hocker & Mary Willson, Illustrations by Katherine Hocker

This handsome picture book, written and illustrated by two dipper researchers, introduces readers to these charming birds and their watery world. Here you will discover what dippers eat and how they get it, where and how they nest, where they go in winter, and much more.

Highway 395: Carson City to Lone Pine

Benchmark Maps

Detailed road map of the most dramatic section of this Eastern Sierra highway shows all roads, campgrounds, parks and national forests, most trailheads, more.

Yosemite National Park Area Map

Benchmark Maps

Handy road and travel map covers the Yosemite Region with 3 maps of varying detail.

Indian Country Regional Map: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

GM Johnson Maps

Has summaries of 14 tribes shown where they live. Also includes Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Mesa Verde & Zion National Parks, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Chaco Culture NHP, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

San Jose & Santa Clara County Cities Street Map Book, 3rd Ed.

GM Johnson Maps

Detailed atlas of South Bay cities and streets.

Kona-Kohala Coast Recreation Map

GeoGraphics Maps & Photos

Map printed on both sides details trails and recreation sites of the Kona - Kohala Coast from Kailua Kona to Kawaihae.

California Road Map

Benchmark Maps

This is an ideal portable planning tool for statewide travel or adventuring throughout the Golden State. Includes large metro maps of Los Angeles area, Bay Area, San Diego, Sacramento & more.

Historic Route 66 Travel Map With Grand Canyon Panoramic Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers the historic highway in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri & Illinois. Flip side features the Grand Canyon.

Northern California Coast and Southern Oregon Road Map

Global Graphics

One side covers From San Francisco Bay area and Sacramento north to Garberville, other side continues north to Port Orford, Oregon and Grants Pass area. Descriptive text covers 49 highlights, with 15 color photos.

Napa Sonoma Wine Country Map & Guide Including Mendocino & Lake County Wineries

GM Johnson Maps

One side has a map of Napa and Sonoma wine region with locations of all wineries shown. Other side shows Mendocino and Lake wine country.

Nevada Road Map

Benchmark Maps

Detailed statewide road map shows all roads, parks and monuments, points of interest.

Arizona Road Map

GM Johnson Maps

Covers Arizona plus detailed maps of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma, Grand Canyon Village.

Monterey, Carmel, Salinas City Street Map

GM Johnson Maps

Detailed road map includes 15 maps in all. Two maps cover most of vast Monterey County. Detail maps cover Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Salinas. Smaller detail maps cover Carmel Valley, Point Lobos and Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley Village, Castroville, Soledad, Gonzales, Greenfield, Aromas-Castroville-Prunedale, and Las Palmas-Spreckels.

California Wine Map

Global Graphics

One side shows California from north to south. Detail maps of Mendocino and Lake, North Sonoma, Napa and Sonoma Valleys, more.

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