“The Hiker’s Guide: Idaho’s Sawtooth Country”
by Scott Marchant (Idaho); Hiking Idaho ($21.95)
This is a 232-page guidebook that highlights 60 of the greatest walking adventures in the Sawtooth, White Cloud and Salmon River mountains, all surrounding the Stanley Basin. Presented in an easy-to-follow format, the guidebook will help the novice hiker to the seasoned backcountry veteran discover some of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the area.
The guide includes: 1) At-a-glance information, including distance, total elevation gain, season, GPS waypoints, difficulty and cautionary advice; 2) The author’s favorite hikes; 3) Advice on safety; 4) Local information on flora, fauna and recent wildfires; 5) 36 USGS-based topographical maps; 6) Over 90 photographs. The book is sewn-bound to provide longevity and durability.
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“A Better Man”
by Candis Terry (Idaho); HarperCollins ($7.99)
Hockey star Jordan Kincade wasted no time ditching Sunshine Valley and everyone who mattered for a career in the NHL — a truth Jordan confronts when his parents’ deaths bring him home. Now he’s back to make amends, which begins with keeping his younger sister from flunking out of school. It’s just his luck that the one person who can help is the girl whose heart he broke years ago.
Lucy Diamond has racked up a number of monumental mistakes in her life. She has no intention of falling for Jordan Kincade again, but when he shows up asking her to help one of her students, Lucy just can’t say no. Worse, the longer he’s back, the more she sees how much he’s changed.
And so when a blistering kiss turns to more, she can’t help but wonder if her heart will be crushed again — or if she’ll discover true love with a better man.
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