Decorative Needle Felting Projects

Decorative Needle Felting Projects has fully illustrated instructions showing how to turn wool into cute designs for your home and jewelry chest. The book begins with an extensive section on tools and techniques. It then includes twenty projects: five per season. They include Easter eggs for Spring, a brooch forContinue Reading

Split Decision

As a person gets older, they begin to reflect on decision points where their life could have moved in a completely new direction. Ice-T, and his former companion in crime, Spike, must be at that point. In Split Decision, they look at each of those points and try to seeContinue Reading

Hoop Quilts for Beginners

Hoop Quilts for Beginners is exactly that. Hoop quilts are wall decorations that are hung with the hoop still in place. They definitely have an old-fashioned vibe. Not even grannycore more like rustic cabincore, if there is such a thing. There are fifteen hoop projects and one additional pattern thatContinue Reading

Freeze Fresh

If you have a garden and want an alternative to canning, you need Freeze Fresh. It clearly and concisely explains how to freeze your abundant harvests (or farmer’s market/supermarket sale finds). It covers 55 fruits, vegetables and herbs. It also includes recipes used before freezing and many more using theContinue Reading

The 60-Something Crisis

The 60-Something Crisis details the author’s difficulty with turning 60. I agree that reaching 60 is likely to contain both regrets and joyful memories. However, this book is less how to deal with either and more about the author venting about rich people problems. The 60-Something Crisis is less aContinue Reading

Building a Second Brain

What used to take an hour of research in a library can now be found in a few minutes with Google. But can our poor brain retain all that information? Can it combine it effectively to create something new? Maybe…but it is more efficient to offload some of that informationContinue Reading

Investing QuickStart Guide

The Investing Quickstart Guide is the perfect tool for beginner investors. The book discusses various asset classes, investment strategies and how to begin your investing journey. It contains the same information typically taught in an undergraduate upper division finance class without all the math and graphs. The prose style hasContinue Reading

Spare Parts

Spare Parts tells the true, and frequently bloody, story of how mankind began transplanting skin, blood, teeth and organs from person to person. It began with noses. Noses were lost frequently in the past due to duels, war injuries, criminal punishments, and venereal disease. Using tree grafting as a model,Continue Reading