FREE SHIPPING on all orders to the USA $98.00+


September 06, 2020


HOORAY! IT’S READ A BOOK DAY! If you need an excuse to climb into a hammock, flop on the couch, or draw a bath, you’ve got it.

Read A Book courtesy of Pixabay
                                  Photo courtesy of Pixabay
Today I’m reading
CASTE: THE ORIGINS OF OUR DISCONTENTS. I’ve been looking forward to Isabel Wilkerson’s new book since reading an excerpt in the New York Times a few weeks ago. She is a masterful storyteller, and her revelations about caste in America, India, and Nazi Germany and their connections are sure to be thought-provoking and timely.
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
If you’re looking for a good read, visit our affiliate page OUTWEST SHOP BOOK SHOP where we have put together more than fifty themed booklists.  “Top of Our Book Stacks” features titles that we have recently discovered or are new publications.
Top Of Our Book Stacks Book List
I just finished Susan Wiggs’ wonderful novel THE LOST AND FOUND BOOKSHOP. Interesting characters, an intriguing setting, some history, a mystery, and a little romance. What a pleasure!
The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs
Discovering a new voice is always exciting. I found THIS IS ONE WAY TO DANCE on the list “For the Writer & Reader.” Sejal Shah’s essays explore her immigrant heritage and the ways that she identifies herself. Reviewers call it “bold and brave,” “a sensitive, poignant collection.”
This Is One Way To Dance by Sejal Shah
INDIAN NO MORE, on our “Children’s Fiction” list, won the 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Award for Middle Grade Fiction. Regina and her family move to Los Angeles from their Oregon reservation when the government declares that her tribe, the Umpqua, no longer exists. Based on author Charlene Willing McManis’ experiences in the ‘50s, this is a moving account of a child trying to find who she is in a new world.
Indian No More by Charlene Willing McManis
What are you reading now? Next? Recommendations? We' re delighted to hear from you, Gentle OutWest Shop Reader!
Turning Pages Daily--- Your Book Guide Wendy

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Also in OutWest Scout

#9 Spotlight On Home: What's On Your Floor?
#9 Spotlight On Home: What's On Your Floor?

May 14, 2022

MEET AMERICAN DAKOTA TEXTILES!  Their mantra is "What ever you do, do it with style!" A small rug company with an entrepreneurial spirit, each design is inspired by our country's history. Every rug is created on demand, made just for you. American Dakota fine area rugs are made in the U.S.A. on American machines. As hard working as you are, these rugs surpass a commercial-grade rating, meaning they can withstand generations of wear. Yet, they clean easily with just warm water! All rugs are offered in 6 styles to cover all your flooring or decorating needs. Ideal for home, office, truck bed, recording studio, performance stage and...everywhere you want color and style!  All sizes ship FREE to anywhere in the USA.

Continue Reading

#8 Spotlight on Fashion: Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!
#8 Spotlight on Fashion: Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

May 13, 2022

START YOUR ENGINES! Warm weather returns and so do car shows, car races, working under the hood, and road trips!  Morgan's and Phillip's Speed Shop cool T-Shirts, Thermals and Caps are inspired by vintage cars, motorcycles, classic designs and Officially Licensed GULF products. Authenticity, is what sets M&P Speed Shop apart from the competition. The brand strives to tell a story with each garment. Made in the USA. OutWest Shop offers the full line, we're highlighting a few of our favorites. Shop the collection here:

Continue Reading

#7 Spotlight On Fashion Handbags
#7 Spotlight On Fashion Handbags

April 25, 2022

PACK YOUR BAG! Are you heading out? Where are you going? Errands, to work, to the playground or ball field? What goes with you where ever you go? Are there extras like sun protection, water bottle, tablet, or change of shoes you don't want to forget? Here are five woven generous sized handbags with roomy interiors and fashionable good looks. All from the Scully Leather Co.

Continue Reading