Crafts & Hobbies


Book Cover: For the Good of the Game: The Inside Story of the Surprising and Dramatic Transformation of Major League Baseball

For the Good of the Game: The Inside Story of the Surprising and Dramatic Transformation of Major League Baseball

Author: Bud Selig

ISBN: 9780062905956

Foreword by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball provides an unprecedented look inside professional baseball today, focusing on how he helped bring the game into the modern age and revealing his interactions with players, managers, fellow owners, and fans nationwide. More than a century old, the game...

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Book Cover: Constellations: The Story of Space Told Through the 88 Known Star Patterns in the Night Sky

Constellations: The Story of Space Told Through the 88 Known Star Patterns in the Night Sky

Author: Govert Schilling

ISBN: 9780316483889

Perfect for stargazers and armchair astronomers of all ages, CONSTELLATIONS is a beautifully illustrated, fascinatingguide to all 88 constellations, including an illustrated star map for each.In CONSTELLATIONS, award-winning astronomy writer Govert Schilling takes us on an unprecedented visual tour of all 88 constellations in our night sky. Much more than...

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Book Cover: Zak George's Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog: Proven Solutions to the Most Common Training Problems for All Ages, Breeds, and Mixes

Zak George's Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog: Proven Solutions to the Most Common Training Problems for All Ages, Breeds, and Mixes

Author: Zak George

ISBN: 9780399582417

Does your dog bark a lot, pull on the leash, hate to be left alone, or have accidents in the house? Celebrity dog trainer and YouTube star Zak George creates the most watched dog training content in the world and has helped millions of people with their dogs. In this...

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Book Cover: How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart

How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart

Author: Summer Rayne Oakes

ISBN: 9780525540281

Potted plants aren't mere decoration; they offer a rare opportunity to find joy by caring for another living being. Summer Rayne Oakes keeps over 750 live houseplants spanning 400 species in her Brooklyn apartment. She's an environmental scientist, an entrepreneur, and (according to a New York Times profile) the icon...

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Book Cover: Camp: Stories and Itineraries for Sleeping Under the Stars

Camp: Stories and Itineraries for Sleeping Under the Stars

Author: Luc Gesell

ISBN: 9780525577256

Pitch a tent and unroll your sleeping bag in some of the most secluded campsites on Earth. With tales from the trail, arresting images, and helpful instruction, this wild guide reveals what calls people to camp: under all the gear, it's as much about living off the grid as it...

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Book Cover: Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion

Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion

Author: Tanisha C. Ford

ISBN: 9781250173539

From sneakers to leather jackets, a bold, witty, and deeply personal dive into Black America's closet In this highly engaging book, fashionista and pop culture expert Tanisha C. Ford investigates Afros and dashikis, go-go boots and hotpants of the sixties, hip hop's baggy jeans and bamboo earrings, and the #BlackLivesMatter-inspired...

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Book Cover: One-Stitch Baby Knits: 22 Easy Patterns for Adorable Garments and Accessories Using Garter Stitch

One-Stitch Baby Knits: 22 Easy Patterns for Adorable Garments and Accessories Using Garter Stitch

Author: Val Pierce

ISBN: 9781504801102

Welcome your new baby to the world with lovingly knitted garments and accessories!This book is filled with easy-to-knit projects you'll want to make for the baby in your life. Top knitwear designer and author Val Pierce presents 22 simple patterns for practical but adorable baby knits, from booties to hats...

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Book Cover: Living the RV Life: Your Ultimate Guide to Life on the Road

Living the RV Life: Your Ultimate Guide to Life on the Road

Author: Marc Bennett

ISBN: 9781507208984

Whether you're downsizing or thrill-seeking - or anything in between - find out if the RV lifestyle is right for you, and learn how to transition from a life of traditional home-ownership to one on the road. Do you love traveling? Meeting new people and seeing new places? Are you...

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Book Cover: Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life

Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life

Author: Janet Messineo

ISBN: 9781524747640

A moving, inspiring portrait of making a dream come true--the (unsentimental) education of a champion surfcaster (catching fish by casting a line from the shoreline) .The midnight (and early morning) tales of a young woman hell-bent on following her dream and learning the mysterious and profound sport--and the art, of...

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Book Cover: Bestseller: A Century of America's Favorite Books

Bestseller: A Century of America's Favorite Books

Author: Robert McParland

ISBN: 9781538109991

Whether curled up on a sofa with a good mystery, lounging by the pool with a steamy romance, or brooding over a classic novel, Americans love to read. Despite the distractions of modern living, nothing quite satisfies many individuals more than a really good book. And regardless of how one...

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Book Cover: The MVP Machine: How Baseball's New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players

The MVP Machine: How Baseball's New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players

Author: Ben Lindbergh

ISBN: 9781541698949

Move over, Moneyball -- a cutting-edge look at major league baseball's next revolution: the high-tech quest to build better players. As bestselling authors Ben Lindbergh and Travis Sawchik reveal in The MVP Machine, the Moneyball era is over. Fifteen years after Michael Lewis brought the Oakland Athletics' groundbreaking team-building strategies...

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Book Cover: Grow Your Own Herbs: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens

Grow Your Own Herbs: The 40 Best Culinary Varieties for Home Gardens

Author: Susan Belsinger

ISBN: 9781604699296

Nothing tastes better than herbs harvested fresh from the garden!Grow Your Own Herbs shares everything you need to know to grow the forty most important culinary herbs. You'll learn basic gardening information, including details on soil, watering, and potting. Profiles of 40 herbs - including popular varieties like basil, bay...

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Book Cover: I Love Birds!: 52 Ways to Wonder, Wander, and Explore Birds with Kids

I Love Birds!: 52 Ways to Wonder, Wander, and Explore Birds with Kids

Author: Jennifer Ward

ISBN: 9781611804157

Prowl for owls by ear, discover the science of feathers, and become familiar with the birds in your neighborhood and beyond - 52 activities for kids ages 4 to 8 Calling all birders! It's time to share the joy of birds with the kids in your life. I Love Birds...

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Book Cover: The Skillful Forager: Essential Techniques for Responsible Foraging and Making the Most of Your Wild Edibles

The Skillful Forager: Essential Techniques for Responsible Foraging and Making the Most of Your Wild Edibles

Author: Leda Meredith

ISBN: 9781611804836

The Skillful Forager is the ultimate forager's guide to working with any wild plant in the field, kitchen, or pantry. From harvesting skills that will allow you to gather from the same plant again and again to highlighting how to get the most out of each and every type of...

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Book Cover: Gemstones: A Jewelry Maker's Guide to Identifying and Using Beautiful Rocks

Gemstones: A Jewelry Maker's Guide to Identifying and Using Beautiful Rocks

Author: Judith Crowe

ISBN: 9781632506825

Learn to identify gemstones in and for jewelry with this must-have guide! Packed with fascinating gemological details and up-to-date information on more than 70 of the most exquisite gemstones, Gemstones is the reference guide you need to identify a variety of gems. Join leading expert Judith Crowe as she shares...

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Book Cover: The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products

The Organic Country Home Handbook: How to Make Your Own Healthy Soaps, Sprays, Wipes, and Other Cleaning Products

Author: Natalie Wise

ISBN: 9781680994445

A Beautiful and Modern Handbook for Keeping Home the Natural WayHome is a haven, a place of refuge. But did you know it might be making you sick? If your home is cluttered, overwhelming, and full of chemicals, it's time to detox. The Organic Country Home helps you declutter and...

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Book Cover: Fat Quarter: One-Piece Projects: 25 Projects to Make from Short Lengths of Fabric

Fat Quarter: One-Piece Projects: 25 Projects to Make from Short Lengths of Fabric

Author: Tina Barrett

ISBN: 9781784944209

Part of a fantastic series of stash-busting sewing books, here are 25 fabulous projects to make, each using only one fat quarter. Fat Quarter: One-Piece Projects is ideal for using up small pieces of fabric to create a range of decorative and useful items for your home. Perfect for gifts...

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Book Cover: One-Shuttle Tatting

One-Shuttle Tatting

Author: Lindsay Rogers

ISBN: 9781784944858

Stunning pieces can still be created using very simple techniques. One-Shuttle Tatting shows us just what can be achieved by the inexperienced lacemaker using the minimum of tools, just one shuttle of thread, a crochet hook, and perhaps a few beads. Perfect for complete beginners to this intricate and traditional...

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Book Cover: Pallet Craft: 20 Creative Makes Using Wooden Pallets

Pallet Craft: 20 Creative Makes Using Wooden Pallets

Author: Emma Basden

ISBN: 9781784944865

If you like the natural, rustic look in your home and want to make furniture and home accessories to suit, then look no further: this comprehensive, step-by-step guide tells you all you need to know to make a range of stunning pieces for inside and out using wood sourced from...

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Book Cover: Gather at the River: Twenty-Five Authors on Fishing

Gather at the River: Twenty-Five Authors on Fishing

Author: David Joy

ISBN: 9781938235528

From editors David Joy and Eric Rickstad comes Gather at the River, an anthology of twenty-five remarkable essays on fishing from an ensemble of contemporary authors. Their experiences explore the ways we come to water, for renewal and reverie, or to simply stand waist-deep in a river and watch the...

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Book Cover: Simple Homebrewing: Great Beer, Less Work, More Fun

Simple Homebrewing: Great Beer, Less Work, More Fun

Author: Denny Conn

ISBN: 9781938469596

Learn to brew the best possible beer with less work and the most fun! Simple Homebrewing reduces the complicated steps for making beer and returns brewing to the fundamentals. Explore easy techniques for directing water, malted barley, hops, and yeast (along with a few odd co-stars) become beer. Pick up...

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