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Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy

Creative Lettering and Beyond: Timeless Calligraphy


by Laura Lavender
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Genre: Art & Architecture

Discover everything you need to know about historic flourished hands and how to create elegant, modern artwork inspired by traditional calligraphy techniques in this follow-up to the first and best-selling lettering book in Walter Foster’s Creative…and Beyond series.   Beginning with an introduction to pointed pen and how to get started with this timeless tool, you’ll find a brief overview of the recommended tools and materials, as well as how to set up your work space. In addition, you will explore essential techniques used throughout the book, learn to hold the pen properly, and find tips for warming up.  ...

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The Bane Chronicles
Score: 4.5
From 170 Ratings

The Bane Chronicles


by Cassandra Clare
  • Release Date : 2014-11-11
  • Genre: Fantasy

Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices can get to know warlock Magnus Bane like never before in this paperback collection of New York Times bestselling tales, each with comic-style art.This collection of eleven short stories illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality, flamboyant style, and sharp wit populate the pages of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.Originally released one-by-one as e-only short stories by Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan, this compilation presents all ten together in pri...

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Beautiful Ruins
Score: 4
From 1,054 Ratings

Beautiful Ruins


by Jess Walter
  • Release Date : 2012-06-12
  • Genre: Literary

The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his  funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet: the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 . . . and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later.  “Why mince words? Beautiful Ruins is an absolute masterpiece.” —Richard Russo“A ridiculously talented writer.” —New York Times...

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The Know Your Bill of Rights Book
Score: 5
From 11 Ratings

The Know Your Bill of Rights Book


by Sean Patrick
  • Release Date : 2011-02-06
  • Genre: History

Have you ever had trouble understanding the United States Bill of Rights? Have you ever wondered what was really meant by one or more of the ten amendments? Have you ever been unsure as to how these rights apply to modern society? Have you even questioned if the Bill of Rights should still be held as inviolable law, nearly 250 years after its writing? Here's the truth: the Bill of Rights is not easy to understand if you just pick it up and give it a read. The eloquent style in which it's written can be confusing. The language can cause misunderstandings. There's a lot of legal terminology that's beyond most of us. Without ...

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The Girls
Score: 4
From 1,310 Ratings

The Girls


by Emma Cline
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • The Guardian • Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Financial Times • Esquire • Newsweek • Vogue • Glamour • People • The Huffington Post • Elle • Harper’s Bazaar • Time Out • BookPage • Publishers Weekly • Slate Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in th...

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The Body
Score: 4.5
From 231 Ratings

The Body


by Bill Bryson
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Life Sciences

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." —The Washington Post Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the hum...

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Killing Jesus
Score: 4
From 2,094 Ratings

Killing Jesus


by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard
  • Release Date : 2013-09-24
  • Genre: Ancient

Millions of readers have thrilled to bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and historian Martin Dugard's Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history.Now the iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. Nearly two thousand years after this beloved and controversial young revolutionary was brutally killed by Roman soldiers, more than 2.2 billion human beings attempt to follow his teachings and believe he is God. Killing Jesus will take readers inside Jesus's life, reco...

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Eating the Alphabet
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Eating the Alphabet


by Lois Ehlert
  • Release Date : 2013-12-10
  • Genre: Alphabet

While teaching upper- and lowercase letters to preschoolers, Ehlert introduces fruits and vegetables from around the world. A glossary at the end provides interesting facts about each food....

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Emotional Intelligence 2.0: by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves  Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review
Score: 4
From 50 Ratings

Emotional Intelligence 2.0: by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review


by Eureka
  • Release Date : 2015-09-07
  • Genre: Study Aids

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A COMPANION TO THE BOOK AND NOT THE ORIGINAL BOOK.   Emotional Intelligence 2.0: by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review   Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a self-help style book about identifying the reader's strengths and weaknesses in various areas of emotional intelligence and providing tools for improving emotional intelligence skills. It is an expansion on the 2004 book The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book and is based on the authors' online Emotional Intelligence Appraisal…   This companion to Emotional Intelligence 2.0 includes: • Overview of...

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How to Enjoy God and How to Practice the Enjoyment of God
Score: 5
From 10 Ratings

How to Enjoy God and How to Practice the Enjoyment of God


by Witness Lee
  • Release Date : 2006-03-01
  • Genre: Bible Studies

This book leads the believer into the experience and enjoyment of God. This is a practical and intimate concern in the spiritual life of a Christian. It helps the believer eat and drink the Lord through prayer and reading the Bible. The first section, chapters 1 through 14, covers the matter of how to enjoy God, and the second section, chapters 15 through 21, covers the matter of how to practice the enjoyment of God....

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