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Tear Down and Die: Book #1 in the Cara Mia Delgatto Mystery Serie...
by Joanna Campbell Slan

Language

English

Pages

374

Publication Date

October 16, 2019

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<h2>She began a journey of self-discovery. She never expected to uncover an old boyfriend and a dead body…</h2><p>Stuart, Florida. With her parents deceased and her son away at college, Cara Mia Delgatto longs to reinvent herself. And a sentimental purchase of a fixer-upper in a small, coastal town seems ideal for a new business selling repurposed relics. But when she trips over a corpse at her rundown building, she flips from renovator to prime suspect.</p><p>Desperate to clear her name, it shocks Cara to discover that her property once housed a multi-million dollar art collection—stolen after the original owner’s death. And when her first love shows up and tugs at her heartstrings, her whirlwind life upgrades to a hurricane. With accusations of murder and theft looming, she’s running out of redos…</p><p>Can Cara crack the case and rebuild her reputation, or will her desire to upcycle treasures send her to jail?</p><p><i>Tear Down and Die</i> is the charming first novel in the Cara Mia Delgatto traditional mystery series. If you like cozy reads, witty heroines, former flames reconnecting, and Florida’s beautiful Treasure Coast, you’ll adore Joanna Campbell Slan’s captivating tale.</p><h2><u> Buy <i>Tear Down and Die</i> and relive the joy of a second chance at life and love today!</u></h2>
The Peaceful Season: a novel (Book 3)
by Melanie Lageschulte

Language

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’s 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’s 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’s Christmas dinner. And her calendar is full off the farm, too. Melinda can’t wait to use her marketing smarts to upgrade Prosper’s 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 />
To Knit or Not to Knit: Helpful and Humorous Hints for the Passio...
by Elvira Woodruff

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

July 15, 2014

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<i>To Knit or Not to Knit</i> is a unique Dear Abby/mini-knitting essay collection, offering humorous tales of triumph and terror on the needles, with a witty nod to the famous and infamous throughout history.<br /><br />As Mrs. Wicks happily quotes everyone from William Shakespeare to Beatrix Potter, she adds her own wit<i> and wisdom to answer a variety of questions on knitting ranging from, Is there a quick fix for dropped stitches? to My boyfriend says my passion for knitting is stronger than my passion for him—what should I do?</i><br /><br />A number of Mrs. Wicks’ own patterns are sprinkled throughout, along with her sound advice for stitches dropped and love gone wrong. Ever the optimist, she advises her readers to pick up their needles, dust off their hearts, and cast on without looking back.<br /><br />Knitter and non-knitters alike will enjoy this literary look at life lessons offered through a wooly lens, from Pablo Narudo’s poem “Ode to My Socks” (hand knit of course), to Ogden Nash’s witty words on the frustration of being married to a knitter,<br /><i>To Knit or Not to Knit</i> is a quirky, enjoyable read, making it the perfect gift for the passionate knitter and thoughtful reader alike.
Mastering Color Knitting
by Melissa Leapman

Language

English

Pages

176

Publication Date

July 13, 2011

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One of the reasons knitting and colorwork master Melissa Leapman first learned to knit was her wish to make one special project—a sweater using Fair Isle technique. Now, for the first time, she brings her passion for advanced color knitting to knitters who want to knit with any and every color of yarn they can wrap around their needles. <br /> <br />Conquer classic stranded knitting, “draw” images in yarn using intarsia, and make two projects in one with reversible double knitting. Leapman’s clear instruction proves that knitting with multiple colors may appear more complex, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. She includes the quickest, easiest, and most intuitive methods for each technique, using knowledge honed over years of color knitting workshops with knitters from across the country.<br /> <br />Once you’ve learned the basics, practice your new skills by creating projects for yourself, your friends, and everyone on your gift list. Each chapter includes a handful of sample projects to get you started, a Designer Workshop that teaches you important concepts in every designer’s toolbox, and a pattern treasury of unique patterns to apply to projects of your own creation—more than 50 patterns and 12 projects in all. <br /> <br />Throughout, Leapman’s helpful collection of how-tos, diagrams, tips, and hints (including a refresher course in color theory to help you choose the perfect color combinations) makes <i>Mastering Color Knitting</i> the book you’ll turn to for information and inspiration time and time again.
The Heart to Start: Stop Procrastinating & Start Creating
by David Kadavy

Language

English

Pages

140

Publication Date

December 03, 2017

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<p><strong>It’s 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 “Inflating The Investment.”</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 “The Linear Work Distortion.”</strong> Inspire action that harnesses your natural creative style.</li><li><strong>Supercharge your progress with “Motivational Judo.”</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’re 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>
The Crocheter's Skill-Building Workshop: Essential Techniques for...
by Dora Ohrenstein

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

December 16, 2014

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<b>“A beautiful, stunning and informative resource . . . Dora Ohrenstein nailed it with this book. . . . [It] will transform your crochet” (<i>Yarnovations</i>).</b><br /><br />From choosing yarns, shapes, and styles to finishing off your project with flair, Dora Ohrenstein shows you how take your crocheted creations to the next level. This fun guide includes more than seventy stitch-along swatches that teach specific crochet techniques and five projects—a hat, shawl, neck warmer, bag, and scarf—that put your new skills to use. With a variety of stitch patterns and shaping types explained, you’ll be inspired to build upon Ohrenstein’s creations and develop your own sophisticated designs.<br /><br />“This book provides the knowledge to go past traditional granny squares to sophisticated techniques, elevating crocheters to the possibility of fascinating with inventive new ways to crochet . . . An all-in-one resource guide, <i>The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop </i>encourages readers to experiment and try new techniques while giving them confidence to tackle any project.” —<i>San Francisco Book Review</i><br /><br />“[Ohrenstein] provides many great tips to help you improve your crochet including finishing techniques, blocking techniques and even how to properly unravel a project . . . This book is great for crocheters of all skill levels.” —<i>The Stitchin’ Mommy</i><br /><br />“I am thrilled that Dora Ohrenstein gives us not only step by step instructions, but also pictures to go along with each step in learning a new crochet technique. . . . A great addition to any crocheter’s library.” —<i>Little Monkey Shop</i>
The Year of Cozy: 125 Recipes, Crafts, and Other Homemade Adventu...
by Adrianna Adarme

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

October 06, 2015

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From the author of the popular blog, <i>A Cozy Kitchen,</i> comes a beautifully photographed one-stop-shop book with all the recipes and projects you’ll need for some cozy inspiration this holiday season—and all year long. <br /><br />You’ll love Adrianna Adarme’s easy-to-follow instructions and will enjoy getting lost in her warm and comforting photographs. Organized by the months of the year and by categories as “Live,” “Do,” and “Make, ” this book offers ideas for activities, recipes, and DIY projects that make the little moments in life just as exciting as the big. Adarme gives us special (but totally doable) things we can do for others and ourselves. <br /><br />From quick recipes to easy crafts, she focuses on simple, inexpensive undertakings that have a big reward: happiness. <i>The Year of Cozy</i> will surely inspire you to march into your kitchen and craft closet to make something you can truly be proud of.
Knitting With The Dead: A Culinary Cozy Mystery With A Delicious ...
by Nancy McGovern

Language

English

Pages

151

Publication Date

October 26, 2019

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<b><u>Special Launch Price! Or Always FREE With Kindle Unlimited!!</u></b><br /><br />When a dispute breaks out among <i>The Stitchin’ Witches</i>, Milburn's local knitting group, Nora is asked to act as a pacifier. After all, she is known throughout town for her good judgement & level-headedness. Who better to help resolve the members’ differences?<br /><br />But before Nora can even grasp the situation at hand, things go awry…<br /><br />The group leader is found with a knitting needle through her heart…<i>murdered in cold blood!</i><br /><br />And with a long list of suspects, all close to the victim but none of whom are willing to talk, Nora’s involvement shifts from conflict resolution to hunting a killer!<br /><br /><b>Check out <i>Knitting With The Dead</i>, the 5th book in Nancy McGovern's latest series, "Return To Milburn"! This is the 2nd of Nancy's series to feature super-sleuth & super-chef, Nora Newberry, and takes place in the fictional town of Milburn, Wyoming. The first related series, "A Murder In Milburn", included 12 books and was set 25 years <i>earlier</i> than this "Return To Milburn" series. If you want more Nora Newberry and more cozy mystery fun, you can get the entire first series in one big box set that contains ALL 12 books & ALL 12 recipes at a HUGE discount right here on Amazon!</b>
Taking Back Your Holidays: A Whimsical Guide to a Lighter, Bright...
by Yvonne Lacey

Language

English

Pages

110

Publication Date

October 23, 2017

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Maybe you love Christmas, or maybe you <i>want</i> to love Christmas, but you feel like the time between the beginning of Fall and the start of the New Year flies by so fast that you can’t stop to enjoy a moment of it.<br /><br />Did you get a chance to sing Christmas songs together? <br />To cook your grandmother’s secret recipes in your own kitchen?<br />To make a snow angel?<br />To sing “Happy Holidays” to your neighbors? <br /><br />This year is your chance to take back your holidays. Not-your-typical Martha Stewart holiday planning, this book gives you insights to your favorite holiday traditions, practical tips for creating pockets of peace for your family, and ideas for sharing a stress-free Christmas with your loved ones. Bring the true Presence of Christmas into your home this year.<br /><br /><i>“Filled with practical tips and humorous history, Taking Back Your Holidays will remind you of why we go through these insane weeks each year, and show you how to truly enjoy the holidays and not just muddle through them. So, tell your inner kid it’s safe to come out. Then grab a candy cane or hot cocoa, slip on a cozy sweater, and let Dr. Xmas remind you that there is indeed magic in them thar holiday moments.”</i> - Eric Poole, Author of Where’s My Wand: One Boy’s Magical Triumph Over Alienation and Shag Carpeting
Crochet Afghans: Discover How to Crochet a Perfect Afghan in Less...
by Emma Brown

Language

English

Pages

263

Publication Date

January 19, 2015

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<h2>Are you struggling to crochet your first afghan? Learn how to make your next crocheting project the easy way.</h2><p>Have your previous afghan efforts gone horribly wrong? Do you have no idea where to start or which stitch is which? After learning to crochet and knit at her grandmother's feet from an early age, author Emma Brown has started crochet circles in just about every city she's lived in. And now she's sharing all her family secrets so you can make your afghan with much less stress. </p><p> </p><p>In <i>Crochet Afghans: Discover How to Crochet a Perfect Afghan in Less Than a Day</i>, Brown walks you through the simple and easy way to crochet your first afghan. No matter what your level of crochet experience, you’ll discover that crocheting an afghan is nowhere near as hard as you’ve been told. You’ll quickly learn how to make beautiful, intricate afghans, even if it’s the first day you have the hook in your hands.</p><h3>In <i>Crochet Afghans</i>, you’ll learn:</h3><ul><li>The easy, step-by-step way to crochet a magnificent afghan</li><li>The best yarn for your afghan and how much you should buy for each project</li><li>Twenty-two gorgeous, fully color-illustrated, easy-to-follow afghan patterns</li><li>The most common afghan crocheting mistakes and how to avoid them</li><li>A full list of pattern abbreviations and crochet terminology, and much, much more!</li></ul><p><i>Crochet Afghans</i> is an outstanding shortcut for the most complex of patterns that finally shows you how easy it can be to finish your first project. If you like step-by-step guides, easy-to-follow patterns, and detailed diagrams, then you'll love Emma Brown's helpful guidebook.</p><h2><u>Buy <i>Crochet Afghans</i> to start stitching better today!</u></h2>

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