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Heyday Book Club 2024

Our Handpicked Book Reccomendations for Every Special Moment

Welcome to the Heyday Book Club, where the art of gifting meets the joy of reading. Whether you're celebrating a milestone, nurturing a passion, or simply seeking the perfect present, we've curated a collection of books designed to inspire, educate, and entertain. At Heyday, we believe that the right book has the power to ignite imagination, spark conversation, and create lasting memories.

In today's bustling world, finding the ideal gift can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. That's where we come in. Our team of avid readers and passionate gift-givers has scoured the literary landscape to handpick a selection of titles that cater to every taste, interest, and occasion.

From the recent graduate embarking on a new chapter to the seasoned outdoorsman seeking adventure, from the hostess with an eye for elegance to the sober curious soul on a journey of self-discovery, our curated recommendations span a diverse range of interests and passions. Whether you're shopping for a loved one or treating yourself, our carefully crafted categories ensure there's something for everyone.

But the Heyday Book Club isn't just about finding the perfect gift—it's about fostering a love of literature and exploration. Our recommendations aren't just static suggestions; they're invitations to dive into new worlds, explore different perspectives, and embark on exciting journeys of discovery.

For the Grad

Foolproof Roasting Pan Recipes



Foolproof Air Fryer Recipes



Whether you're off to the dorms or stepping into your first apartment, we've got your back with some seriously savvy cooking tips. Say goodbye to ramen noodles and hello to delicious, fuss-free meals with our recommended reads. Picture this: waking up to the aroma of Berry and Banana Breakfast Traybake wafting through your kitchen, or whipping up a quick and tasty Lime-roasted Squash with Lentils for lunch. Sounds good, right? Enter Foolproof Roasting Pan Recipes, your ticket to easy, one-pan wonders that'll impress your roommates and satisfy your taste buds. But we're not stopping there. Meet your new kitchen bestie: the air fryer. With Foolproof Air Fryer Recipes, you'll master the art of crispy, golden perfection without the guilt (or the mess!). From crunchy snacks to hearty mains, these recipes are perfect for busy grads on the go. So go ahead, treat yourself to some culinary inspiration and make your post-grad life a whole lot tastier!

For the Dad

The MeatEater Outdoor Cookbook


The MeatEater Outdoor Cookbook - Heyday

If your dad's happiest place is behind the grill or gathered around a campfire with friends and family, we've got the perfect gift for him. Say hello to The MeatEater Outdoor Cookbook - a culinary adventure that celebrates the art of cooking wild game in the great outdoors. From sizzling burgers to succulent smoked trout and everything in between, this cookbook is packed with over 100 mouthwatering recipes that'll take Dad's outdoor cooking game to the next level. Whether he's grilling in the backyard, car camping, or backpacking into the wilderness, there's something here for every outdoor cooking scenario. Plus, with expert tips on building the ultimate outdoor kitchen and mastering essential techniques, Dad will be cooking up a storm in no time. So fire up the grill, gather 'round the campfire, and get ready to make memories - and delicious meals - that'll last a lifetime.

For the Traveler

The Bucket List



150 Hotels You Need To Visit



Calling all adventurers and wanderlusters! If you're seeking inspiration for your next epic journey, look no further than our curated selection of must-have travel reads. First up, we have The Bucket List, your passport to unforgettable experiences around the globe. From swimming with dolphins in New Zealand to sketching sunsets behind architectural monuments, this eclectic guide is packed with life-affirming activities that'll fuel your wanderlust and spark your sense of adventure. Next on the itinerary? 150 Hotels You Need To Visit Before You Die by travel and lifestyle journalist Debbie Pappyn. With stunning photography and expert recommendations, this book showcases the ultimate top 150 hotels that guarantee a once-in-a-lifetime experience - from breathtaking views and luxurious amenities to unique locations and unparalleled charm. Whether you're dreaming of a secluded beach retreat or an urban oasis, these books are essential for any traveler looking to make their wanderlust dreams a reality. So pack your bags, grab your passport, and get ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

For the Outdoor Enthusiast

Fifty Places to Fly Fish



If your idea of paradise involves sleeping under the stars and casting lines into pristine waters, we've got the perfect starting place for your next outdoor escapade. First up, Camp takes you on a journey into the heart of the wilderness, with tales from the trail, stunning imagery, and expert advice on everything from pitching a tent to brewing the perfect cup of campfire coffee. Whether you're a seasoned outdoorsman or a newbie camper, this wild guide is your ticket to living off the grid and embracing the thrill of the great outdoors. Next, embark on a fly-fishing odyssey with Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die. From the crystal-clear waters of Montana's Armstrong's Spring Creek to the rugged beauty of Mongolia, this book maps out the meccas of the fly-fishing world, complete with in-depth interviews, cultural insights, and breathtaking photography that'll inspire you to cast your line in some of the most coveted angling destinations on the planet. So grab your gear, lace up your boots, and get ready to explore the great outdoors like never before!

For the Hostess with the Mostess




Big Dip Energy



Elevate your entertaining game with our selection of stylish and delicious guides that are sure to impress even the most discerning guests. First up, Boards by Elle Simone Scott takes charcuterie to the next level, offering over 150 foolproof recipes and tips for creating Instagram-worthy spreads that are as beautiful as they are delicious. From customizable baked potato boards to DIY Bloody Mary platters, this book will inspire you to push the boundaries of traditional entertaining and get creative with your presentation. Next, Big Dip Energy by Alyse Whitney is your go-to guide for dipping into endless fun and flavor. With personality-filled recipes and styling inspiration, Alyse shares her MVDs (most valuable dips and dippers) and tips for effortless entertaining that will turn any gathering into a party. Whether you're a seasoned hostess or a novice entertainer, these books are essential for anyone looking to add a touch of flair to their next soirée.

For the Sober Curious

Zero Proof


Zero Proof - Heyday

Explore a new era in the world of mixology with Zero Proof by Elva Ramirez. This groundbreaking book showcases 90 lush and sophisticated recipes crafted by the world's most talented bartenders, offering a tantalizing glimpse into the realm of alcohol-free cocktails. Whether you're embracing sobriety, experimenting with mindful drinking, or simply seeking vibrant and refreshing beverages, this collection of no-proof drinks will elevate your imbibing experience to new heights. Join veteran reporter Elva Ramirez as she takes you on a journey through the vibrant cocktail scenes of Paris, London, and New York, collecting recipes and insights from the industry's leading experts. From innovative twists on classic cocktails to creative concoctions that defy expectations, Zero Proof is your ultimate guide to the art of no-proof drinking. Raise a glass and toast to a new era of flavor, sophistication, and exploration!

For the Littles

I'm Big Hearted


I'm Big Hearted - Heyday

Nurture kindness and gratitude in little hearts with I'm Big Hearted, a delightful gratitude journal designed to inspire children to spread love and kindness wherever they go. This interactive journal is bursting with playful prompts and colorful illustrations, inviting kids to explore gratefulness and the joy it brings. From simple fill-ins to creative drawing activities, each page offers opportunities for children to express their appreciation, build empathy, and embrace self-discovery. Whether they're circling preferences, making checklists, or simply reflecting on what makes them happy, I'm Big Hearted encourages little ones to see the wonderful ways they can make a difference in the world. So gather your little ones and embark on a journey of kindness, love, and gratitude that will leave a lasting impression on their hearts and minds.

For the Lover of the West

Yellowstone: A Land of Wild and Wonder



Best of the West Curated Gift Box



Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of Yellowstone National Park with Yellowstone: A Land of Wild and Wonder by locally-based author and photographer, Christopher Cauble. Through his powerful and contemporary photographic artistry, Cauble captures the timeless majesty of Yellowstone in a way that will leave you breathless. From sweeping landscapes to intimate wildlife portraits, each image inspires a sense of wonder and reverence for this iconic wilderness. Whether you're a longtime lover of Yellowstone or a newcomer to its wonders, this book is sure to find a treasured place on your coffee table or in your library. Plus, Yellowstone: A Land of Wild and Wonder is also included in our Best of the West Curated Gift Box, making it the perfect gift for welcoming visitors to Montana, sending well wishes with a Western flair, or as a closing gift for a new Montana homeowner. Grab your copy, embark on a visual journey through Yellowstone's wild and untamed landscapes, and let the magic of the West captivate your soul.

While we're highlighting a selection of favorites available on our online store, this is just a taste of what Heyday has to offer. Both our online and brick-and-mortar store are brimming with even more treasures waiting to be discovered, and our knowledgeable staff is always on hand to provide personalized recommendations and guidance.

Whether you're looking for the ideal gift for a loved one, eager to delve into a new hobby or interest, or simply craving the immersive experience of a great book, we invite you to join us on this literary adventure. Let the Heyday Book Club be your jumping off point on your journey of exploration, inspiration, and celebration.

Happy reading!