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The Christmas Holiday: The perfect heart-warming read full of fes...
by Sophie Claire

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English

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Publication Date

September 19, 2019

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<p><font size="+1">'A cosy and heart-warming Christmas read - the perfect festive treat' <b>Heidi Swain</b></font><br /><font size="+1">'A fun and festive read' <b>Trisha Ashley</b></font></p><p><i><b>***</b></i></p><p><i>Can a trip away lead you home?</i></p><p>After a bad break-up, <b>eternal optimist Evie Miller</b> has moved to the small village of Willowbrook to finally pursue her dream of opening a craft shop. Unfortunately, with money worries and an ex-boyfriend determined to track her down, <b>her fresh start isn't going entirely to plan</b>.</p><p><b>Jake Hartwood is also looking to escape his past</b>. Haunted by the loss of his wife, he's determined not to get close to anyone again - and the last thing he wants is to be celebrating this December.</p><p>Hoping to avoid the festivities, Evie and Jake arrange to <b>escape Christmas together as friends</b> in Provence. But will the magic of the season change things between them?</p><p><b>And what happens if one of them starts to feel something more?</b></p><p><b>*****</b><br /><b></b><br /><b></b><font size="+1"><b>Readers are loving <i>The Christmas Holiday</i>!</b></font></p><p>'This was a wonderful festive story full of intrigue, drama and romance.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'A lovely heart warming story. Loved it.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'This is definitely a book to curl up with of an evening, a book to make you smile and feel happy. The characters are so lovely, the writing so warm.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'I loved this book, and read it in one sitting.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'A lovely heart-warming book that I could not put down. I really strongly recommend and can't wait to see what's next from this author!' <b>Five stars</b></p>
The Little Book of Incredibly Useful Knots: 200 Practical Knots f...
by , Jason Dalton

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English

Pages

320

Publication Date

April 05, 2016

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<b>Learn to apply the right knot for any situation聴a guide for the home, backpack, or boat.</b><br /><br />The fundamental skill of tying knots is useful in countless situations, both indoors and out. <i>The Little Book of Incredibly Useful Knots</i> teaches you which knot to choose and exactly how to tie it, whether you鈥檙e constructing a trout fly, repairing a hammock, mooring a boat, securing a load to a car roof rack, or engaging in a rescue or survival situation.<br /><br />Compiled and written by two experts on the subject, this is an invaluable manual that explains through clear line diagrams and step-by-step descriptions how to tie more than two hundred practical knots, grouped by construction and tying method. Every entry contains a brief introduction to the history and development of the knot, its alternative names, and information on its uses and special features. Types of knots detailed include:<br /><br />Wagoner鈥檚 hitch<br />Englishman鈥檚 loop<br />Scaffold knot<br />Cordelette anchor<br />Trident loop<br />Lobster buoy hitch<br /><br />The book also contains a comprehensive glossary of terms to guide you through the complexities of different rope types. It helps you choose the right rope for every task.<br /><br />Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a <i>New York Times</i> bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
The Heart to Start: Stop Procrastinating & Start Creating
by David Kadavy

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English

Pages

140

Publication Date

December 03, 2017

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<p><strong>It鈥檚 a terrible feeling.</strong></p><p>To know you have a gift for the world.</p><p>But to be utterly paralyzed every time you try to discover what that gift is.</p><p><strong><em>Enough with the aspiration procrastination. Get the heart to start!</em></strong></p><br /><p>In <em>The Heart to Start</em>, blogger, podcaster, and award-winning designer David Kadavy takes you on his journey from Nebraska-based cubicle dweller to jet-setting bestselling author, showing you how to stop procrastinating, and start creating.</p><p>The original and battle-tested tactics in <em>The Heart to Start</em> eliminate fear in your present self, so you can finally become your future self:</p><ul><li><strong>Tap into the innate power of curiosity.</strong> Find the fuel to propel you through resistance.</li><li><strong>Catch yourself 鈥淚nflating The Investment.鈥?lt;/strong> Prevent self-destructive time sucks and find the time to follow your art, even if you feel like you have no time at all.</li><li><strong>Bust through 鈥淭he Linear Work Distortion.鈥?lt;/strong> Inspire action that harnesses your natural creative style.</li><li><strong>Supercharge your progress with 鈥淢otivational Judo.鈥?lt;/strong> Lay perfectionism on its back while propelling your projects forward.</li></ul><br /><p>Inspiring stories weave these techniques into your memory. From Maya Angelou to Seth Godin. From J. K. Rowling to Steven Pressfield. You'll hear from a Hollywood screenwriter, a chef, and even a creator of a hit board game.<p><p>Whether you鈥檙e writing a novel, starting a business, or picking up a paintbrush for the first time in years, <em>The Heart to Start</em> will upgrade your mental operating system with unforgettable tactics for ending procrastination before it starts, so you can make your creative dreams a reality.</p><p><strong><em>Take your first step and click the buy button. Download</em> The Heart to Start<em>, and unlock your inner creative genius today!</em></strong></p>
Crochet for Beginners: Quick and Easy Way to Master Spectacular C...
by Emma Brown

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English

Pages

143

Publication Date

December 16, 2014

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<h2>Do you have no clue where to start when it comes to crocheting? Discover simple techniques to create amazing patterns in just three days. </h2><p>Have you tried crocheting only to get confused by the stitches, hooks, and other details? Have you given up or put your crocheting projects on the back burner hoping for an easier way? Author Emma Brown learned to crochet and knit at her grandmother鈥檚 feet and has started crochet circles in just about every city she鈥檚 lived in. Now Brown is sharing all of her grandmother's secrets with you. </p><p>In <i>Crochet for Beginners: Quick and Easy Way to Master Spectacular Crochet Stitches in 3 Days</i>, Brown walks you through various crochet techniques step-by-step. Gone are the complicated explanations and confusing terminology, replaced by beautiful, easy-to-follow visuals. Brown's smart system can take you from beginner level all the way up through more complex projects like crocheting afghans. In no time, you'll feel more comfortable with this relaxing, artistic, and satisfying process.</p><h3>Inside <i>Crochet for Beginners</i>, you鈥檒l discover:</h3><ul><li>How to master almost any crochet pattern in as little as three days</li><li>How to make all 21 gorgeous crochet patterns featured in the book</li><li>The specific hooks to purchase for your projects and how to know which stitches are which</li><li>A comprehensive glossary of those tricky crochet terms</li><li>10 fast-track tips to get you started quickly and easily, and much, much more!</li></ul><p><i>Crochet for Beginners</i> is an incredible resource for any crochet fan, whether you're a beginner or an experienced pro. If you like your crochet instructions packed full of tutorials, diagrams, and full-color photos, then you鈥檒l love Brown's landmark book.</p><h2><u>Buy <i>Crochet for Beginners</i> to stitch your hobby together today!</u></h2>
Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool
by Clara Parkes

Language

English

Pages

194

Publication Date

October 01, 2019

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<DIV><B>A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way聽</B><BR /><BR /> Join Clara Parkes on a cross-country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and countless workers without whom our knitting needles would be empty, our mills idle, and our feet woefully cold. Travel the country with her as she meets a flock of Saxon Merino sheep in upstate New York, tours a scouring plant in Texas, visits a steamy Maine dyehouse, helps sort freshly shorn wool on a working farm, and learns how wool fleece is measured, baled, shipped, and turned into skeins.聽<BR /><BR /> In pursuit of the perfect yarn, Parkes describes a brush with the dangers of opening a bale (they can explode), and her adventures from Maine to Wisconsin (鈥渢he most knitterly state鈥? and back again; along the way, she presents a behind-the-scenes look at the spinners, scourers, genius inventors, and crazy-complex mill machines that populate the yarn-making industry. By the end of the book, you鈥檒l be ready to set aside the backyard chickens and add a flock of sheep instead. Simply put, no other book exists that explores American culture through the lens of wool.聽<BR /></DIV>
Declutter Workbook: A Step by Step Practical Guide to Organising ...
by Luigi Harbin

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English

Pages

104

Publication Date

August 15, 2018

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<h1><strong>Live a happy clutter-free life now.聽</strong></h1><p>聽</p><p><em>Declutter Workbook</em>聽will show you how to be more in control...</p><p>聽</p><p>...and feel less stressed.聽</p><p><br /> Declutter your space, declutter your life.聽<br /><br />Inside you will discover:</p><p>聽</p><ul><li><strong>Practical proven tips on how to declutter easily</strong> so that you can finally be in charge</li></ul><ul><li><strong>A step by step guide that is easy to follow</strong> and allows you to begin effortlessly</li></ul><ul><li><strong>How you can achieve a minimalist life</strong> and be stress-free</li></ul><ul><li><strong>How to live the life you have always imagined</strong> by freeing up space</li></ul><ul><li>and much, much more!</p></li></ul><p><br />You'll love聽to finally experience true freedom , because no stress will make all the difference in the world.</p><p><br /><strong>Get it now.</strong></p>
How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your ...
by Alison Freer

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

April 14, 2015

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Costume designer Alison Freer鈥檚 styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. In <i>How to Get Dressed</i>, Alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive style guide focused on rethinking your wardrobe like a fashion expert and making what鈥檚 in your closet work for you. She provides real-world advice about everything style-related, including:<br /><br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤aking every garment you own fit better <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤astering closet organization <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he undergarments you actually need <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he scoop on tailors and which alterations are worth it <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燬hopping thrift and vintage like a rockstar <br /><br /> Instead of repeating boring style 鈥渞ules,鈥?Alison breaks the rules and gets real about everything from bras to how to deal with inevitable fashion disasters. Including helpful information such as how to skip ironing and the dry cleaners, remove every stain under the sun, and help clueless men get their sartorial acts together, <i>How to Get Dressed</i> has hundreds of insider tips from Alison鈥檚 arsenal of tools and expertise.
The Peaceful Season: a novel (Book 3)
by Melanie Lageschulte

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English

Pages

260

Publication Date

September 18, 2018

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<b>In the little town of Prosper, the holidays are merry and bright!</b> <br /><br />As a reflective hush falls over the harvested fields surrounding her farm, Melinda packs away her memories of city life and turns her thoughts toward Thanksgiving and Christmas. She鈥檚 not only home for the holidays, but truly home at last.<br /><br />She has a list of projects that will make the season perfect, and she鈥檚 checked it more than twice: Insulate her acreage and animals against the coming winter, fill her farmhouse with festive decorations, and plan the perfect menu for her family鈥檚 Christmas dinner. And her calendar is full off the farm, too. Melinda can鈥檛 wait to use her marketing smarts to upgrade Prosper鈥檚 charming holiday festival, and bake holiday cookies with her neighbors.<br /><br />But when a mysterious visitor arrives, she is reminded there is more to the holidays than elaborate celebrations and expensive decorations. As Christmas draws near, can she set her lofty expectations aside and focus on the true spirit of the season?<br />
A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women): Profiles of Unstoppabl...
by Danielle Krysa

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>Celebrate 45 women artists, and gain inspiration for your own practice, with this beautiful exploration of contemporary creators from the founder of The Jealous Curator. </b><br /><br /><br />Walk into any museum, or open any art book, and you'll probably be left wondering: where are all the women artists? <i>A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women) </i>offers an exciting alternative to this male-dominated art world, showcasing the work of dozens of contemporary women artists alongside creative prompts that will bring out the artist in anyone!<i><br /></i>This beautiful book energizes and empowers women, both artists and amateurs alike, by providing them with projects and galvanizing stories to ignite their creative fires. Each chapter leads with an assignment that taps into the inner artist, pushing the reader to make exciting new work and blaze her own artistic trail. Interviews, images, and stories from contemporary women artists at the top of their game provide added inspiration, and historical spotlights on art "herstory" tie in the work of pioneering women from the past. With a stunning, gift-forward package and just the right amount of pop culture-infused feminism, this book is sure to capture the imaginations of aspiring women artists. <br />
CRICUT For Beginners: a Step by Step guide
by Agatha Foster

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English

Pages

96

Publication Date

September 27, 2019

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<h2>Master the art of Cricut Design, express your innate creativity and take your crafting skills to the next level with this definitive guide to using the Cricut crafting machine!</h2><p>Are you looking to learn how to <strong>master the art of Cricut design</strong><strong></strong>, but don't know where to start? Do you often struggle to come up with project ideas on your own? Do you have a great idea in your mind, <strong>but have difficulty transferring that idea onto the Cricut machine?</strong></p><p>Are you finally ready to <strong>say goodbye to creative blocks</strong> and<strong> learn how to unlock the full potential of the Cricut machine?</strong></p><p><em>If yes, then keep reading...</em></p><p>In this guide, Agatha Foster shows you how to <strong>figure out the ultimate crafting machine</strong> with a structured approach. From choosing your machine to scrapbooking and <strong>mastering design space</strong>, Agatha teaches you everything you need to <strong>unlock your creativity</strong>.</p><h3><strong>Here's a preview of what you're going to discover in <em>Cricut for Beginners</em>:</strong></h3><p>Everything you need to know about the Cricut Machine and how to <strong>extend its capabilities</strong><br /><strong>Selecting the perfect Cricut machine</strong> for your crafting needs<br /><strong>Craft ideas</strong> that can turn your Cricut machine into a serious <strong>revenue generator</strong><br /><strong>How to use Cricut Design Studio like a pro</strong> without breaking a sweat, even if you've never used design software before<br />The different types of cartridges available for your Cricut machine and <strong>how to select the best cartridge</strong> suitable聽for your crafting needs<br /><strong>Step-by-step instructions to help you create mind-blowing designs</strong> without worrying about creative blocks<br />The ultimate guide to <strong>mastering聽Cricut Design Space</strong> to create聽<strong>visually appealing designs and crafts</strong><br />...and tons more!</p><p>Whether you're <strong>completely new to the world of Cricut</strong> or you've been using the machine for a while, this guide will help drastically聽<strong>shorten your learning curve</strong>!</p><h3><strong>Scroll up and click the "add to cart" button to buy now!</strong></h3>

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