“Stained Glass Making Basics” by Lynn Haunstein

This book is based on a highly successful hands-on approach that the author perfected while teaching thousands of students in her stained glass classes. It gives you all the essential information and instructions beginners need to know to create stained glass creations.

“Complete Guide to Quilting” by Better Homes and Garden

This book is a one-stop quilting reference that will show you how to master every technique, method, tool, fabric, block, seam and stitch. With more than 750 step-by-step color photographs, it is the perfect reference book for beginners and experts alike.

“Yarn Substitutions Made Easy” by Carol Sulcoski

This in-depth guide to choosing yarn will show you what to do when a brand you want to use is unavailable or too expensive or when you want to use yarn you already have. It also gives you guidance on how to calculate the amount of yarn you’ll need to complete whatever it is you’re knitting.


“Cribsheet” by Emily Oster

A data-driven guide to better, more relaxed parenting, from birth to preschool. Award-winning economist Oster tackles the challenge of weeding through the advice mothers are given, dispelling much of it as myth. In this well researched piece, Oster uses data to help women make better decisions about their pregnancies and parenting in the early years of their children’s lives. Addressing issues from breastfeeding, sleep training and potty training, she debunks myths and provides advice based on research.

“Space Force” by Jeremy Robinson

When the dream of a United States Space Force becomes reality, the other branches of the U.S. military begrudge the new branch and send all their undesirables to the Space Force. Among the list of miscreants who made too many mistakes or slept with the wrong general’s daughter before ending up in the Space Force are some brilliant minds. Will those brilliant minds be enough when alien invaders threaten humanity’s very existence?

“While You Sleep” by Stephanie Merritt, CDbook

The lonely McBride house on a remote Scottish island holds mysteries of its own: the disappearance of a young widow and her son a century before and the disappearance of a local boy just last year. When Zoe Adams arrives fresh from America looking for a reprieve from her miserable marriage, she begins to suspect the danger is all too real.


“This Land Is Our Land” By Suketu Mehta

There are few subjects in American life that prompt more discussion and controversy than immigration. But do we really understand it? “In This Land Is Our Land,” author Suketu Mehta attacks the issue head-on. Mehta demonstrates immigrants bring great benefits, enabling countries and communities to flourish.

“On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard” By Jennifer Pastiloff

An inspirational memoir about how Jennifer Pastiloff’s years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty; how hearing loss taught her to listen; how being vulnerable allowed her to find love; how imperfections can lead to a life full of happiness. Through her journey, Jen conveys the experience most of us are missing in our lives: being heard and being told, “I got you.”

“The Book of Pride: LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World” By Mason Funk

“The Book of Pride” captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present. It serves a critically important role in ensuring the history of the LGBTQ movement can never be erased thus inspiring us to resist all forms of oppression with ferocity, community, and yes — pride.

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