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Book Cover: The Art of Dressing Curves: The Best-Kept Secrets of a Fashion Stylist

The Art of Dressing Curves: The Best-Kept Secrets of a Fashion Stylist

Author: Susan Moses

ISBN: 9780062362032

Susan Moses, the go-to celebrity stylist for curvy women both on and off the red carpet presents the first inspirational, confidence-building, prescriptive style guide for plus-size women who want to dress fashionably and look their beautiful best.Nearly two-thirds of American women are plus-size - and they care just as much...

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Book Cover: The Cost of These Dreams: Sports Stories and Other Serious Business

The Cost of These Dreams: Sports Stories and Other Serious Business

Author: Wright Thompson

ISBN: 9780143133872

From one of America's most beloved sportswriters, a collection of true stories about the dream of greatness and its cost in the world of sports."Wright Thompson's stories are so full of rich characters, bad actors, heroes, drama, suffering, courage, conflict, and vivid detail that I sometimes thinks he's working my...

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Book Cover: A Delicate Aggression: Savagery and Survival in the Iowa Writers' Workshop

A Delicate Aggression: Savagery and Survival in the Iowa Writers' Workshop

Author: David O. Dowling

ISBN: 9780300215847

A vibrant history of the renowned and often controversial Iowa Writers' Workshop and its celebrated alumni and faculty As the world's preeminent creative writing program, the Iowa Writers' Workshop has produced an astonishing number of distinguished writers and poets since its establishment in 1936. Its alumni and faculty include twenty-eight...

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Book Cover: The Watch, Thoroughly Revised

The Watch, Thoroughly Revised

Author: Gene Stone

ISBN: 9781419732607

The Watch is the most popular book on vintage and contemporary mechanical watches, appealing to both beginners and experts. In the decade since it was published, the international audience of watch lovers and watch collectors has grown exponentially. It's time for The Watch, Thoroughly Revised. For this new edition, the...

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Book Cover: The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994

The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe 1982-1994

Author: Mark Bellomo

ISBN: 9781440248795

"When you can't bend steel or leap tall buildings, the price of heroism goes up. So do the rewards." The rewards found collecting G.I. Joe - A Real American Hero! - are abundant. But be prepared. Like any good soldier, you'll want to enter the fray well armed. The Ultimate...

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Book Cover: How to Build a Boat: A Father, His Daughter, and the Unsailed Sea

How to Build a Boat: A Father, His Daughter, and the Unsailed Sea

Author: Jonathan Gornall

ISBN: 9781501199394

Part ode to building something with one's hands in the modern age, part celebration of the beauty and function of boats, and part moving father-daughter story, How to Build a Boat is a bold adventure.Once an essential skill, the ability to build a clinker boat, first innovated by the Vikings...

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Book Cover: Organic Appliqué: Creative Hand-Stitching Ideas and Techniques

Organic Appliqué: Creative Hand-Stitching Ideas and Techniques

Author: Kathy Doughty

ISBN: 9781617458231

With its organic lines, hand appliqué is the perfect medium for artistic expression. Come into the studio with Kathy Doughty as she shares her passion for quilt design, needle-turn appliqué, and fabric selection. Draw inspiration from eight projects with full-size patterns and build your skill set with simple, step-by-step instructions...

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Book Cover: Woodworking with Hand Tools: Tools, Techniques & Projects

Woodworking with Hand Tools: Tools, Techniques & Projects

Author: Eden Phillpotts

ISBN: 9781631869396

For woodworkers, hand tools put the emphasis on the process of woodworking rather than the result. Yet hand tools also are essential to the highest level of craftsmanship, bringing a refinement to work that machines alone cannot produce. Whether using hand tools alone as a source of pleasure, quality, or...

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Book Cover: The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches

The Step-by-Step Guide to 200 Crochet Stitches

Author: Tracey Todhunter

ISBN: 9781632506573

An inspiring collection of 200 classic and new crochet stitches! The perfect resource for new and experienced crocheters alike, The Step-By-Step Guide To 200 Crochet Stitches offers 200 stitches with detailed written, charted, and photographed instructions. This essential book stitch dictionary includes:Basic stitchesFans & ShellsBobbles & ClustersSpikesRelief stitchesMesh & FiletWavesCrossed...

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Book Cover: Shakespeare's Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature

Shakespeare's Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature

Author: Stuart Kells

ISBN: 9781640091832

From acclaimed author and ardent bibliophile Stuart Kells comes an exploration of the quest to find the personal library of the world's greatest writer Millions of words of scholarship have been expended on the world's most famous author and his work. And yet a critical part of the puzzle, Shakespeare's...

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Book Cover: Woodworking with Power Tools: Tools, Techniques & Projects

Woodworking with Power Tools: Tools, Techniques & Projects

Author: Editors of Fine Woodworking

ISBN: 9781641550109

The debate over the merits of power tools vs. hand tools has raged for years, but the bottom line is that you need both to be a successful woodworker. Machinery provides efficiency for labor-intensive tasks such as sawing and planing, whereas hand tools are used to create fine details that...

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Book Cover: The Dinosaur Craft Book: 15 Things a Dino Fan Can't Do Without

The Dinosaur Craft Book: 15 Things a Dino Fan Can't Do Without

Author: Little Button Diaries

ISBN: 9781784944841

Whether they are budding palaeontologists or dream of being a Tyrannosaurus, children will love these fun crafts. Containing fantastic dinosaur-themed projects to make, The Dinosaur Craft Book will get children crafting and creating in no time. 15 fantastic dino-themed projects to craft with kids 3+ Projects come with handy templates...

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Book Cover: Weekend Makes: Patchwork: 25 Quick and Easy Projects to Make

Weekend Makes: Patchwork: 25 Quick and Easy Projects to Make

Author: GMC Editors

ISBN: 9781784945114

Weekends are the perfect time to get crafting! This stash-busting sewing book, aimed at beginner to intermediate crafters, has 25 quick and easy projects to make, all from fat quarters or fabric scraps. Each project has easy-by-step instructions and beautiful accompanying photography, as well as a comprehensive techniques section. Ideal...

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