The New York Times Book Review – June 16, 2019
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Overview: The New York Times Book Review is a weekly paper-magazine supplement to The New York Times in which current non-fiction and fiction books are reviewed. It is one of the most influential and widely read book review publications in the industry.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers
The Nitty-Gritty Gardening Book: Fun Projects for All Seasons by Kari Cornell, Jennifer S. Larson
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Overview: Grow your own fruits, vegetables, and flowers! Become a gardener in any season with these fun and easy projects. You don’t even need a garden space–many of these activities can be done by planting in containers to set on a porch or a patio or even in a window. Try your hand at growing potatoes and strawberries. Plant bright flowers that attract butterflies, birds, and bees. Learn how to get daffodils to bloom in the winter! You can even make your own compost. Colorful photographs and simple step-by-step drawings make each project easy to follow for gardening success. Ready to get your hands dirty and your garden growing?
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
Writing a Book Based On Out of Copyright Content by Lisa Shea
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Overview: When is it legal to publish versions of another author’s world? Is fan fiction legal? In which cases?
When is your writing infringing on another author’s copyright and liable for a lawsuit?
What are the rules involving song lyrics and poetry? Can you have a famous musician’s song lyrics in your book?
What is public domain all about? What is a creative commons license?
How do you take advantage of the millions of words currently available in the public domain? Can you republish classic literature and make money from doing that?
Here’s what you need to know!
Writing a Book Based On Out Of Copyright Content is book 12 in my Author Essentials series which takes you step by step through everything you need to know about writing, publishing, and marketing a book in today’s modern world.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
Gate of Horn, Book of Silk: A Guide to Gene Wolfe’s The Book of the Long Sun and The Book of the Short Sun by Michael Andre-Driussi , Gene Wolfe
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Overview: In this companion guide, Michael Andre-Driussi illuminates Gene Wolfe’s Book of the Long Sun and Book of the Short Sun science fiction series through dictionary-style entries on the characters, gods, locations, themes, and timelines of the novels.
Gate of Horn, Book of Silk, is organized in two parts, with the first half covering the Long Sun series (Nightside the Long Sun, Lake of the Long Sun, Caldé of the Long Sun, and Exodus from the Long Sun) and the second half covering the Short Sun series (On Blue’s Waters, In Green’s Jungles, and Return to the Whorl). "Languages of the Whorl," a section between the two parts, covers all the dialect, slang, and foreign terms used in the books-thieves’ cant, flier language, Tick’s talk, and more. Ten maps and diagrams are included.
This is Michael Andre-Driussi’s third guidebook to the rich tapestries of Gene Wolfe’s worlds. As fans of of Lexicon Urthus and The Wizard Knight Companion have noted, each book is not only a convenient tool to look up a term while re-reading the novels but also an enjoyable read in its own right, from A to Z
Genre:Non-Fiction » Educational
Everybody Has A Book Inside of Them: How To Bring It Out by Ann Marie Sabath
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Overview: You have undoubtedly read books by many esteemed prolific authors, but have you ever wished you could get inside their minds and learn how to bring out the book inside of YOU? In Everybody Has a Book Inside of Them, you will do just that. You will learn firsthand from Ann Marie Sabath and her army of author colleagues the answers to the questions you’ve always wanted to ask about the writing process.
Whether it is how to get your writing motor revved, rid yourself of those dirty writing doubts, or learn the power of KITA for meeting deadlines, Sabath will show you how to make your dream of becoming an author a reality.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
Quarry’s Climax: The Quarry Series, Book 13 [Audiobook]
The Incomplete Book of Running by Peter Sagal
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 4.1 MB
Overview: Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s beloved show Wait Wait..Don’t Tell Me and a popular columnist for Runner’s World, shares his insightful and entertaining look at life and running that explores the transformative power of the sport.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs
A Child Through Time: The Book of Children’s History
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The Barbecue Lover’s Big Book of BBQ Sauces by Cheryl & Bill Jamison
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Overview: Bill and Cheryl Jamison, the “king and queen of grilling and smoking” (Bon Appetit), are back with a book that gets right to the heart of what makes outdoor cooking work: a great sauce. Twenty-five years of travel to the barbecue citadels of the U.S. and world, plus countless hours perfecting their craft as they wrote award-winning books on outdoor cooking, have yielded up a book that gives any ol’ backyard cook the means to create championship-style BBQ with ease. The Barbecue Lover’s Big Book of BBQ Sauces is the first and only barbecue sauce book that caters to how outdoor chefs really cook. The book features 225 recipes, along with 4-color photography, for barbecue sauces, marinades, mops, pastes, dry rubs and more, along with detailed instructions on using a recipe for smoking, grilling, or both. Seventy of the recipes are for smoke-cooked ‘Q’; 55 are for grilling; and the remaining 100 are for either one-with specific directions on how to fine-tune the recipe for one or the other method.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink