Quarantine Survival Guides

Stuck at home during a global pandemic? Here are our best books for keeping your mind and body occupied. All are chock-full of projects and practical applications, and most have either paperbook or ebook options.

Making Stuff and Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just About Everything

Making Stuff and Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just About Everything

by Kyle Bravo Editor

When you’re young, broke, and in search of a life of adventure, Making Stuff and Doing Things is the most useful …

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Sooooo many free DIY projects to do with stuff you have lying around. You will never be bored again.

Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills

Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills

by Raleigh Briggs Author

10th Anniversary Edition with a new introduction! Now in hard cover! Raleigh Briggs teaches us how to craft a …

$14.95 40 comments

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Our bestselling book ever teaches you nontoxic house cleaning, organic gardening, and herbal first aid with tons of simple recipes and charming encouragement

Coping Skills: Tools & Techniques for Every Stressful Situation

Coping Skills: Tools & Techniques for Every Stressful Situation

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

You know those days when you just can't even? When everything is haywire and everyone, including yourself, seems to …

$9.95 4 comments

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Dr. Faith walks you through coping with immediate stress, long-term stress, stuff you can control and stuff you can't. Packed with skills!

Unfuck Your Brain: Using Science to Get Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-outs, and Triggers

Unfuck Your Brain: Using Science to Get Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-outs, and Triggers

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

The Wall Street Journal Bestseller that helps us feel better every day with neuroscience and humor.Our brains are …

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What better time to finally start working through your stuff than when you can take endless popcorn breaks and your coworkers won't freak out if you start crying?

Unfuck Your Anxiety: Using Science to Rewire Your Anxious Brain

Unfuck Your Anxiety: Using Science to Rewire Your Anxious Brain

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

Anxiety is a survival skill gone haywire. It happens when our brain is working so hard to protect us that it forgets to …

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Shit's real, here's how to deal.

If You're Freaking Out, Read This: A Coping Workbook for Building Good Habits, Behaviors, and Hope for the Future

If You're Freaking Out, Read This: A Coping Workbook for Building Good Habits, Behaviors, and Hope for the Future

by Simone DeAngelis Author with Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN

Is everything terrible? Is your life going to shit and your brain's convinced you that you’re …

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The book that is flying off our shelves right now.

From Chaos to Creativity: Building a Productivity System for Artists and Writers

From Chaos to Creativity: Building a Productivity System for Artists and Writers

by Jessie L. Kwak Author

Art and writing can be the most fulfilling part of our lives. But it's often difficult to make space for …

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Because creativity is one of the best tools out there to manage anxiety and aim for a better future.

How and Why: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

How and Why: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

by Matte Resist Author

“I dream of a better world,” writes zinester and How and Why author Matte Resist in the intro to his new …

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Guides to home and backyard projects. Plant a garden, build a tin can banjo, homeschool your kids, build a bike trailer, and so much more.

Fix Your Clothes: The Sustainable Magic of Mending, Patching, and Darning

Fix Your Clothes: The Sustainable Magic of Mending, Patching, and Darning

by Raleigh Briggs Author

Ever had to say goodbye to a favorite item of clothing because of a busted zipper, fallen hem, or gaping hole? Want to …

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Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make, And Store Food, No Matter Where You Live

Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make, And Store Food, No Matter Where You Live

by Robyn Jasko Author and Jennifer Biggs Illustrator

A simple DIY guide to growing, storing, and making your own food, no matter where you live. An ideal companion to …

$9.95 16 comments

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What better time than to get your hands dirty with clean soil, and ensure fresh homegrown green stuff in your future?

Basic Fermentation: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Cultural Manipulation

Basic Fermentation: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Cultural Manipulation

by Sandor Ellix Katz Author

Fermented foods are great for your health, and this book is a great resource for learning to use the microbes around …

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Plan for your future by getting some of those tasty staples you panic-bought fermenting.

Sprouts: Live Well with Living Foods

Sprouts: Live Well with Living Foods

by Ian Giesbrecht Author

Got a grumbly gut? A healthy distrust for modern large-scale agriculture? Or just want to have nourishing food on hand, …

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Got dry beans? In a few days, you can have fresh greens.

Barefoot and in the Kitchen: Vegan Recipes for You

Barefoot and in the Kitchen: Vegan Recipes for You

by Ashley Rowe Author

This heavily illustrated vegan cookbook is packed with delicious recipes and entertaining essays. Not at all an …

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Vegan recipes using basic ingredients you likely have on hand.

Hot Damn & Hell Yeah: Recipes for Hungry Banditos

Hot Damn & Hell Yeah: Recipes for Hungry Banditos

by Ryan Splint Author

Hot Damn and Hell Yeah shows regular people how to use familiar, easy-to-find ingredients to create tasty, spicy vegan …

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Spicy and delicious recipes using easy-to-find ingredients.

Chainbreaker Bike Book: An Illustrated Manual of Radical Bicycle Maintenance, Culture, & History

Chainbreaker Bike Book: An Illustrated Manual of Radical Bicycle Maintenance, Culture, & History

by Ethan Clark Author and Shelley Lynn Jackson Author

An updated and expanded edition of our hand-illustrated and accessible introduction to the world of bike repair! …

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Teenage Rebels: Stories of Successful High School Activists From the Little Rock 9 to the Class of Tomorrow

Teenage Rebels: Stories of Successful High School Activists From the Little Rock 9 to the Class of Tomorrow

by Dawson Barrett Author

Teenage Rebels provides a glimpse into the laws, policies, and political struggles that have shaped the lives of …

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Free ebook for teens and teachers!

Self-Compassion: Be Kind to Yourself Instead of Striving for Bullshit “Self-Esteem"

Self-Compassion: Be Kind to Yourself Instead of Striving for Bullshit “Self-Esteem"

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

For decades, the U.S. has been obsessed with "self-esteem" or rather with our lack of it. But self-esteem …

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Surviving: Getting Through the Shit Life Throws at You

Surviving: Getting Through the Shit Life Throws at You

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

This is a zine for getting through it when life is piling it higher and deeper, the political and personal and social …

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Having trouble getting through the day-to-day? Keep this little zine close to your heart with coping skills you can do right now.

Stressed & Overwhelmed: Good Habits for the Exhausted Overachiever

Stressed & Overwhelmed: Good Habits for the Exhausted Overachiever

by Elly Blue Author

If you're the sort of person who takes on every project and responsibility until suddenly it's one thing too …

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With routines out the window and work-life balance all confused, keep yourself outta the burnout zone.

Vision Boarding: Goal Setting for People Who Hate Writing Shit Down

Vision Boarding: Goal Setting for People Who Hate Writing Shit Down

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

Do you need support in achieving your goals? And maybe you're a visual thinker or a doer more than a writer? …

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The Kytchyn Witche: Guide to Natural Living

The Kytchyn Witche: Guide to Natural Living

by Katie Haegele Author and Nadine Schneider Author

This zine is natural living for Witches! Learn about the versatile uses of common household ingredients like apple …

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Learn the basics of natural living and figuring out how to make do without ingredients and more.

Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism, & Dragons

Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism, & Dragons

by Elly Blue Editor, Monique Cuillerier Contributor, Cecilia Granata Cover and Gretchin Lair Contributor

From the great, winged, fire-breathing lizards of the west to the wise, flying serpents of the east, dragons play …

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Take some breaks from working on stuff and read these feminist short stories about dragons. And bicycles.

$40 Superpack: Owning Our Damage Warehouse Sale!

$40 Superpack: Owning Our Damage Warehouse Sale!

by Super Pack! Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Ian Giesbrecht Author, Jane Goodall Author, 8 more

10 books worth $150+, yours for just $40... it doesn't get much better than that! Here's a snapshot …

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Want a random selection of good books cheap? We got ya.

$20 Superpack: Self-Quarantine Self-Care

$20 Superpack: Self-Quarantine Self-Care

by Super Pack! Author, Raleigh Briggs Author, Ashley Rowe Author and Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

We see you! Working from home, diligently disinfecting doorknobs, crafting with the kiddos, talking to the houseplants, …

$34.90 $20.00

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$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

by Elly Blue Author, Kate Lopresti Author, Erica Dawn Lyle Author, Joshua Ploeg Author, Meadow Shadowhawk Author, 3 more

Sometimes you want to know everything that's going on around you, your brain whirring like a machine, soaking it …

$69.00 $20.00

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$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

Like ebooks? We've made them for a whole bunch of our books. For five bucks, we'll send you five random ones. …

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Gift Certificate!

Gift Certificate!

by Microcosm Pub et al Author, Super Pack! Author and Various Author

With all these items in our catalog, it's sometimes hard to find the perfect gift for someone else. Why not take …

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Give the gift of books to someone who needs it! Or to your future self.