New Arrivals - Arts, needlework, and recreation
Michael Jackson is known by many as the greatest entertainer of all time, but he was also a revolutionary when it came to business. In addition to famously buying the Beatles' publishing catalogue, Jackson was one of the first pop stars to launch his own clothing line, record label, sneakers, and video games--creating a fundamental shift in the monetization of fame and paving the way for entertainer-entrepreneurs like Jay Z and Diddy. All told, Jackson earned more than $1.1 billion in his solo career, and the assets he built in life have earned more than $700 million in the five years since his death--more than any other solo music act over that time.
Based on exclusive first-hand interviews, a chronicle of Paul McCartney's struggles in the first decade after the Beatles' breakup discusses his reclusive life, substance abuses, arrests, and efforts to launch his band Wings.
Holly Homer and Rachel Miller are the women behind the wildly popular site KidsActivitiesBlog.com, which has over 10,000 subscribers, 100,000 Pinterest followers, 400,000 Facebook likes and 20,000 Twitter followers. Activities range from catapult competitions and spray bottle freeze tag to how to make tissue box monster shoes and melted crayon fabric art. And with outdoor and indoor activities and tips for adjusting according to your child's age, you'll have hours and hours of never-ending fun with your family.
"... presents over 100 drawings after world-famous artists, from the ancient Greeks to Leonardo, Raphael, Ingres, and Van Gogh... Barber brings years of expertise to analyze how great artists approach drawing and why their work is so successful. A tried-and-tested method of learning to draw, copying master artworks in enjoyable, informative, and can achieve stunning results"--From publisher description.
"Godzilla: Awakening is the official graphic novel based on the new movie from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, and reveals an explosive, larger-than-life adventure set decades before the movie."--page 4 of cover.
Learn the language of your own sacred marks by painting with personal symbology. Discover the inspiration that exists all around you, in your home, your community, the present moment. 19 step-by-step exercises use popular mixed media materials such as pastels, acrylic paints, inks and more! See how to use art making to plant creative seeds and cultivate your wildest dreams.
An inspiring, eclectic, and practical guide to creating your dream living space, on a budget.
Draws on survivor testimonies, lost documents, and radio communications to chronicle the harrowing 1967 Mount McKinley climbing tragedy involving the deaths of seven mountaineers.
"Inspired by lush garden flowers here are 25 gorgeous knitted garments and accessories from top Rowan designer Martin Storey. The projects offer a mix of designs, some with applied flowers and others with floral designs knitted into them, others with the designs embroidered on top. The wearables range from sweaters, boleros and shrugs to scarves, bags, and berets. There is also a small bouquet of delightful home accessory projects, like cushions and throws so you can also festoon your home with spring blooms."--www.Amazon.com.
"... offers 75 fun and creative ideas that will help give your place the stylish, modern look that you've always wanted--without having to spend a fortune. Each of these imaginative ideas cost less than $50 to bring to life and will beautify your space in unexpected ways"--From publisher description.
"With no more than three skeins of the most beautiful wool available, advanced beginners can knit 30 stunning projects--hats, bags, cowls, shawlettes, shrugs, toys, and even a lacy cardigan and empire-waist top. Sumptuous, vivid Noro yarns are synonymous with unmatched color and luxury, and this collection by major knitwear designers features perennial favorites Kureyon, Silk Garden, and Taiyo, as well as the newly available Ayatori and Mossa"--From publisher's description.
Traces the passionate and sometimes volatile relationship between Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, covering their sensational 1954 elopement and the troubles that led to their divorce nine months later.