Father’s Day Gift Guides: 21 Best Books for Every Kind of Dad!

It’s time to celebrate the dad and all the great things he does throughout the year! Independent publishers Rocky Nook and Ulysses Press have great new reads for all of dad’s interests and hobbies, including grilling and cooking, photography, LEGOs, dad jokes, trivia, history, and so much more.

Take a look below for the best books for your Pops this Father’s Day. Media assets and review copies are available upon request. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

HOBBIES
Lego with Dad: Creatively Awesome Brick Projects for Parents and Kids to Build Together by Warren Nash (Rocky Nook, $24.95)

See It with a Small Telescope: 101 Cosmic Wonders Including Planets, Moons, Comets, Galaxies, Nebulae, Star Clusters and More by Will Kalif (Ulysses Press, $14.95)

GRILLING
The Kamado Smoker and Grill Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for the World’s Best Barbecue by Chris Grove (Ulysses Press, $24.95) 

The Wood Pellet Smoker and Grill Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for the Most Flavorful and Delicious Barbecue by Peter Jautaikis (Ulysses Press, $24.95) 

The Infrared Grill Master: Recipes and Techniques for Perfectly Seared, Deliciously Smokey BBQ Every Time by Jenny Dorsey (Ulysses Press, $19.95) 

The Flippin’ Awesome Backyard Griddle Cookbook: Tasty Recipes, Pro Tips and Bold Ideas for Outdoor Flat Top Grillin’ by Paul Sidoriak (Ulysses Press, $18.95) 

COOKING
Wild Yeast: The French Baker’s Guide to Making Your Own Starter for Delicious Bread, Pizza, Desserts, and More! by Mouni Abdelli (Rocky Nook, $24.95)

The Unofficial ALDI Cookbook: Delicious Recipes Made with Fan Favorites from the Award-Winning Grocery Store by Jeanette Hurt (Ulysses Press, $17.95)

The I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook: 10th Anniversary Edition: 150 Delicious Recipes Using Favorite Ingredients from the Greatest Grocery Store in the World (Unofficial Trader Joe’s Cookbooks) by Cherie Mercer Twohy (Ulysses Press, $19.95)

PHOTOGRAPHY
The iPhone Photography Book: How to Get Professional-Looking Images Using the Camera You Always Have With You by Scott Kelby (Rocky Nook, $29.95)

Dogtography: A Knock-Your-Socks-Off Guide to Capturing the Best Dog Photos on Earth by Kaylee Greer (Rocky Nook, $45)

Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn by Valerie Jardin (Rocky Nook, $30)

Light on The Landscape: Photographs and Lessons from a Life in Photography by William Neill (Rocky Nook, $45)

The Digital Photography Book: The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’ by Scott Kelby (Rocky Nook, $29.95)

Dusk to Dawn: A Guide to Landscape Photography at Night by Glenn Randall (Rocky Nook, $39.95)

Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behavior by Marie Read (Rocky Nook, $49.95)

HISTORY, HUMOR, & TRIVIA
The Ultimate Book of Dad Jokes: 1,001+ Punny Jokes Your Pops Will Love Telling Over and Over and Over… by Gordon Hideaki Nagai (Ulysses Press, $12.95) 

Can Holding in a Fart Kill You?: Over 150 Curious Questions and Intriguing Answers (Fascinating Bathroom Readers) by Andrew Thompson (Ulysses Press, $12.95) 

The Bowery Boys: Adventures in Old New York: An Unconventional Exploration of Manhattan’s Historic Neighborhoods, Secret Spots and Colorful Characters by Greg Young and Tom Meyers (Ulysses Press, $17.95) 

The Big Book of Spy Trivia: Spy Stories, Secret Agent Facts, and Espionage Skills from History’s Greatest Covert Missions by Bernadette Johnson (Ulysses Press, $14.95) 

The Big Book of Infectious Disease Trivia: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the World’s Worst Pandemics, Epidemics, and Diseases by Kristina Wright (Ulysses Press, $14.95)