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Adventures in Yarn Farming

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Adventures in Yarn Farming: Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781590308233
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Published: Roost Books - November 12th, 2013

An absolutely lovely book about life on a New England Fiber Farm. It is filled with wonderful stories of day to day life, organised by the seasons, as well as knitting patterns, recipes and other delightful projects. Everything is here for the fiber addict, from shearing, carding, spinning, to dyeing the yarn, knitting and weaving. Even Rhinebeck’s beloved Sheep and Wool Festival is featured. Glorious! ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062255655
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Published: William Morrow - June 18th, 2013

Gaiman fan’s and Gaiman newbie’s come one and all! What a wonderful novel this is, absolutely spellbinding! Step straight in and be swept along on a tide of glorious prose. It is adventure, it is fairytale, it is love, it is childhood innocence and clarity. READ IT NOW! ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


The Telling Room

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The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780385337007
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Published: Dial Press - July 30th, 2013

A wonderful book! It happens to be about cheese and the beauty of Castile, and her people, but truly at it’s heart it’s about storytelling, and the importance of storytellers. So sit and listen for a while, you’ll be glad you did. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


A Discovery of Witches

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A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Series #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143119685
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Published: Penguin Books - December 27th, 2011

Impossible to put down!
A whirlwind journey through libraries, history and places. Infused with mythology, fantasy and magic. Beautifully written! Highest Recommendation! Read these now before the final chapter arrives in the Summer of 2014. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


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Shadow of Night: A Novel (All Souls Series #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143123620
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Published: Penguin Books - May 28th, 2013

The Creative License

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The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to Be the Artist You Truly Are Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781401307929
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Published: Hachette Books - January 1st, 2006

Think you can’t draw? Would like to start a journal with sketches, but not sure where to start, or if you can do it? READ THIS BOOK! It’ll free your mind from worries, and allow you to just do it! Danny is wonderful to read, and gives you steps to get liberated. Add a journal and pen, and it’s a great gift too! ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


Circular Knitting Workshop

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Circular Knitting Workshop: Essential Techniques to Master Knitting in the Round Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603429993
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 13th, 2012

A must have for anyone who does, or would like to learn how to, knit in the round. Really well written, clear, concise and backed up with great, informative pictures. Great for beginners and lifelong knitters both. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


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