I’m Stretched

by Julia Cookstretched


Find Your Mantra

Inspire and Empower Your Life with 75 Positive Affirmationsmantra.jpg

by Aysel Gunar


Perfect for those who want to make improvements in themselves, but don’t know where to start or have the time or inclination to pour through volumes of self-help books.

The illustrations are like miniature versions of motivational posters.

Skeletitos: Countdown to Midnight

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by Susie Jaramillo

There is also a sing-along app available.  Check out the website.

Drawing: Faces & Features

Learn to draw step by step

by Debra Kauffman Yaunface.jpg

10-Minute Magic Spells

Simple Spells and Self-Care Practices to Harness Your Inner Power

by Skye Alexander


Definitely do not skip the first part and go straight to the spells.  You will  miss out on some fantastic knowledge.

I received an electronic copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  3/5 stars

He’s Just Not That Into You

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It is hard for me to admit that I loved this book.  It is a somewhat comical look at a serious topic: why we settle for less than we deserve.  And having just come out of a three year non-relationship and battling heartbreak again and again, it was just the tonic I needed.
I am envious of little elderly couples walking hand-in-hand in the grocery store.  In the meantime, I’ve been waiting on this guy who can’t even bring himself to call me his girlfriend.  I’m over it.
Well…not really over it, but not going back.  I may need to read this book over and over again to make it through…

Calligraphic Drawing

A how-to guide and gallery exploring the art of the flourish

by Schin Loongcallig draw.jpg


Style Inspiration for Everyone

by Bethany Rutterplus.jpg

Hand Sewing Magic

Essential Know-How for Hand Stitching–*10 Easy, Creative Projects *Master Tension and Other Techniques * With Pro Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting

by Lynn Krawczykhand sew.jpg

This is definitely a book for beginners, although advanced needle-workers may like to use it as a reference guide.
I particularly liked the negative embroidery tote bag project.
I received an electronic copy through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 3/5 stars.