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Design Your Own Crochet Projects by Sara Delaney
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I’m sure this sounds familiar to many crocheters: after learning how to crochet you curl up with a hook and yarn and the result is a design of your own with no pattern reading necessary.

In Design your Own Crochet Projects, Delaney provides the tools
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"Hi there, I am so fortunate to have readers ask me when the next book will come out. The answer, finally, is July. A summer book set in the leafy, green and white woods of Iceland. I'm working hard to write the most poetic and epic conclusion to..." Read more of this blog post »
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The Women Who Made New York by Julie Scelfo
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This is a delightful mature followup to Wonder Women . Scelfo worked to identify women without whom New York would not exist. This is a remarkable book. I will be rereading it soon and spending time to get to know these women. There were a few names ...more
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The Nature Fix by Florence   Williams
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When I need to recharge, I head into the woods. For a long time I thought it was because I grew up in the middle of the Pine Barrens, but it turns out this feeling of renewal and reduction of stress is a quantifiable result for many. Williams careful ...more
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The Falconer by Elizabeth May
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"Naomi Novik ended her acclaimed, beloved nine-volume Temeraire series last year with a stunning finale, League of Dragons. Fans missing their favorite series can now rejoice: Novik returns with an original Temeraire collection as unique as the wor..." Read more of this blog post »
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Creating an Online Presence by Cat Rambo
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Note: This review refers to the 2nd edition, released in 2016.

Cat Rambo is an author I've followed for her science fiction and fantasy writing for years. She's written a no-nonsense guide to both getting started and fine tuning your online presence.
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Practical Letter Book by J. H. Kaemmerer
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This was initially published in 1911 as Kaemmerer's Practical Letter Book: Containing Several Hundred Alphabets in 140 Plates; Together with Descriptive Text, For the Use of Sign Painters, Show Card Writers, Decorators, Artists and Craftsmen. While I ...more
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A Modern Way to Cook by Anna Jones
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I love the premise, in as quick as 10 minutes you can put quite an array of delicious and healthy meals on the table without sacrificing flavour. I think it must go without saying that the photographs are divine, I loved most the plates that looked p ...more
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