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by Grant Turner St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

The only how-to and strategy guide you need to be the last player standing in the hottest video game on earth!

Are you ready to take your game to the next level and dominate your opponents? Ready to learn how...

How to Draw a Character

by Soizic Mouton St. Martin's Press (July 31, 2018)

Learn to draw charming characters!

Filled with colorful illustrations and step-by-step explanations, How to Draw a Character is the perfect introduction to the art of sketching people. From babies to grandmothers,...

Flower Origami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Fold your way to fabulous flowers!

Fold your way to fabulous flowers! Bringing flowers into your home can make it brighter and more beautiful, and Flower Origami teaches you how to turn a flat sheet of paper...

Animal Origami

by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Bring your favorite animals to life with nothing more than a piece of paper! Animal Origami uses the art of folding to bring you into the wild world of the animal kingdom.

Animal Origami offers animal lovers...


by Joost Langeveld Thunder Bay Press (July 17, 2018)

Paper has never been so horrifying!

Be bored nevermore, nevermore! A little piece of paper is hardly anything to be afraid of. But ordinary paper springs to life—and death!—with Horror-Gami, a new sophisticated...


by Thor Hanson Icon Books Ltd (July 02, 2018)

Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds. 

In Buzz, the award-winning...

Rockhounding Washington

by Lars Johnson Falcon Guides (July 01, 2018)

This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Washington, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals...

Weaving Western Sakiori

by Amanda Robinette Stackpole Books (June 30, 2018)

Sakiori is an approach to rag weaving used by Japanese peasants to cope with the scarcity of new cloth for clothing and household textiles. In modern times, there is instead an overabundance of cloth filling...

Grassroots to Global

by Marianne E. Krasny, Keith G. Tidball & David Maddox Comstock Publishing Associates (June 15, 2018)

Addressing participatory, transdisciplinary approaches to local stewardship of the environment, Grassroots to Global features scholars and stewards exploring the broad impacts of civic engagement with the environment....

The Secret Life of Plants

by Peter Tompkins & Christopher Bird Harper Paperbacks (June 12, 2018)

Explore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science.

In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable research, Peter...

Plants That Speak, Souls That Sing

by Fay Johnstone Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (June 12, 2018)

Engage with the intelligence of nature to discover your unique role and deepen your spiritual path on Earth

• Presents practical ways to rekindle your connection with nature and open up to plant consciousness...

The Purrfect Guide to Thinking Like a Cat

by Emma Milne & Karen Wild Thunder Bay Press (June 12, 2018)

Cat behavior is no longer a mystery with this handy guide to feline friendships.


What does it mean when your cat hides in the laundry basket or wags her tail at you? What about when she kneads your leg or...

The Pawfect Guide to Thinking Like a Dog

by Emma Milne & Karen Wild Thunder Bay Press (June 12, 2018)

Tips and techniques from animal experts help you learn your dog’s language!

Becoming a dog owner and caring for your new companion involves more than you think. This handy guide covers all aspects of ownership,...

Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon

by Tim Hull Avalon Publishing (June 12, 2018)

Discover Arizona and the Grand Canyon With Moon Travel Guides!

Explore Arizona's vast open spaces, fairytale canyons, and colorful culture with Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon.

Inside you'll find:

  • Strategic itineraries...

Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque

by Steven Horak Avalon Publishing (June 12, 2018)

Make Your Escape with Moon Travel Guides!

Whether you're a foodie, adventure junkie, or culture buff, explore the Land of Enchantment's unique magic with Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque.

Inside you'll find:...

The Playmaker's Advantage

by Leonard Zaichkowsky & Daniel Peterson Gallery/Jeter Publishing (June 12, 2018)

Discover how to improve your mental game—the next frontier in sports training—no matter your age or experience and become the Playmaker or the decisive general on the court or field.

Coaches search for it....

What's Wrong with US?

by Bruce Arena & Steve Kettmann Harper (June 12, 2018)

Outspoken, honest, game changing—ultimate soccer insider and legendary coach Bruce Arena looks back on an extraordinary career, and forward to what the United States needs to do to compete successfully on...

The Animal Lover's Guide to Changing the World

by Stephanie Feldstein St. Martin's Press (June 05, 2018)

"This book belongs on every animal lover's shelfand it's a particularly great gift for young people who are on fire to save animals but are unsure where to start. Hooray!!" —Sy Montgomery, author of The...

Rough Beauty

by Karen Auvinen Scribner (June 05, 2018)

10 Best Books of June—Christian Science Monitor

In the bestselling tradition of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild and Helen MacDonald’s H Is for Hawk, a stunning, inspirational memoir from an award-winning poet who...

Moon Nevada

by Scott Smith Avalon Publishing (June 05, 2018)

Discover Nevada with Moon Travel Guides!

Whether you're an adventure junkie, road-tripper, or card shark, Nevada has something for you. Make it the perfect trip with Moon Nevada.

Inside you'll find:

  • The best road...

Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area

by Ann Marie Brown Avalon Publishing (June 05, 2018)

Your Adventure Starts Here with Moon Travel Guides!

Are you at home in the golden hills of Berkeley, or the lush redwood forests of Marin? Explore the paradise just outside your door with Moon 101 Great Hikes...

The View From Here

by Lynne Hinton NewSouth Books (June 01, 2018)

Katie Sinclair climbed up a loblolly pine just to see if she could. And then she stayed, creating a media sensation and more than a little trouble for the folks in Jones County, North Carolina. There is a lot...

Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park

by Heidi Radlinski & Mary Skjelset Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

Best Easy Day Hikes Mount Rainier National Park includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for thirty easy-to-follow trails, from easy low elevation loops to slightly more difficult scenic routes through...

The First and the Fastest

by Nigel Sharp The History Press (June 01, 2018)

This is the story of two single-handed non-stop round-the-world voyages: Robin Knox-Johnston’s in 1968/69 and Ellen MacArthur’s in 2004/05. Although there were similarities – both voyages started and finished...

Crocheted Hoods and Cowls

by Tammy Flores Stackpole Books (June 01, 2018)

This collection of crocheted patterns includes adorable animal hoods like a giraffe and bunny for kids and elegant, textured styles for adults. Hoods are both stylish and extra-warm, protecting both your head...

Crochet Lacy Shawls

by Rohn Strong Stackpole Books (June 01, 2018)

An eye-catching, delicate shawl brightens up any look, and because the pieces are crocheted, they work up quickly, so you’ll be enjoying your new shawls before you know it. A variety of construction methods...

Hike It Baby

by Shanti Hodges Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

New parents and parents of toddlers face unique challenges when it comes to planning outdoor trips. “Family-friendly trail” is often a misleading phrase, and doesn’t take young children under the age of...

Hiking New Mexico

by Laurence Parent Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

New Mexico is famous for its high mountains, Indian ruins, sand dunes, and stark deserts. Hikes in the state offer everything from lush alpine lakes in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to rugged wilderness canyons...

The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking

by Derek C. Hutchinson & Wayne Horodowich Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

The most comprehensive guide for sea kayakers of all levels

First published in 1976, The Complete Book of Sea Kayaking is a comprehensive guide for the beginner and an invaluable reference book for the experienced...

The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping

by Molly Absolon Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

The Ultimate Guide to Whitewater Rafting and River Camping introduces new rafters to the skills, equipment, and knowledge required to mount a multiday whitewater rafting trip. Rafting equipment, skills, and...

Mountain Biking Colorado

by Stephen Hlawaty Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

Where else can mountain bikers complement a day's bike ride with a dizzying glissade down a mid-August snowfield? Where else can they descend nearly 40 miles through five biogeographical zones? Where else can...

Fly Fishing Guide to the Colorado River and Tributaries

by Bob Dye Stackpole Books (June 01, 2018)

A complete, all-seasons guide to the Colorado River and tributaries including Roaring Fork, Eagle, Frasier, and Fryingpan. Includes breathtaking images, fly patterns, hatch information, and more.

Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks

by Erik Molvar Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

Discover the wonder of these two spectacular parks as Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks leads you along 850 miles of trail - from short nature hikes to backcountry treks. Veteran hiker Erik Molvar...

Hiking through History Pennsylvania

by Bob Frye Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

In Hiking through History Pennsylvania, you can hike where George Washington suffered his first humiliating defeat as a military commander as well as the grounds where, over the course of a winter, he molded...

Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Teton National Park

by Bill Schneider Falcon Guides (June 01, 2018)

Best Easy Day Hikes Grand Teton National Park includes concise descriptions to the best short hikes in the park. With detailed maps of the routes and thorough descriptions of the hikes, this book is perfect...

America's Game

by Bryan Soderholm-Difatte Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2018)

This comprehensive survey of major league baseball looks at the national pastime’s legendary figures, major innovations, and pivotal moments, from the beginning of the twentieth century through World War II....

Best Hikes St. Louis

by Tanner Jd & Emily Ressler-Tanner Falcon Guides (May 30, 2018)

It’s not necessary to travel far from home for a great hike. With these information-packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday...

Best Hikes Salt Lake City

by Lori J. Lee Falcon Guides (May 30, 2018)

 Here are forty-two of the best hikes, nearly all of them within an hour’s drive of Salt Lake City, Utah—from Deseret Peak to Waterfall Canyon. The hikes offer unbeatable views, waterfalls, mountain lakes,...

Out of the Clouds

by Linda Carroll & David Rosner Hachette Books (May 29, 2018)

In the bestselling tradition of the The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the propulsive, inspiring Cindarella story of Stymie, an unwanted Thoroughbred, and Hirsch Jacobs, the once dirt-poor trainer who bought the colt...

Moon British Columbia

by Andrew Hempstead Avalon Publishing (May 29, 2018)

See Your World Your Way with Moon Travel Guides!

British Columbia is filled with shining rivers, vibrant cities, and temperate rain forests. Experience the best of this beautiful province with Moon British Columbia...

A History of Video Games in 64 Objects

by World Video Game Hall of Fame Dey Street Books (May 29, 2018)

Inspired by the groundbreaking A History of the World in 100 Objects, this book draws on the unique collections of The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, to chronicle the evolution of video games, from Pong...

Chosen Country

by James Pogue Henry Holt and Co. (May 22, 2018)

"Whoever you are, whatever side you’re on, if you care about the American west and what’s happening to it, read this book."

—Caroline Fraser, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Prairie Fires

An extraordinary...

Kings of the Yukon

by Adam Weymouth Little, Brown and Company (May 22, 2018)

An epic journey to explore the relationship between man and nature in one of the last wild places in the US

The Yukon is the third longest river in the United States. Every summer, millions of salmon migrate...

Ruthless Tide

by Al Roker William Morrow (May 22, 2018)

Reads like a nail-biting thriller.” — Library Journal, starred review

A gripping new history celebrating the remarkable heroes of the Johnstown Flood—the deadliest flood in U.S. history—from NBC host...

Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration

by Sarah Jane Humphrey Crowood (May 21, 2018)

Botanical and scientific illustration share many common themes - the meticulous observation, the crucial composition, the precision of rendering and the accuracy of colour are all intrinsic to this niche genre...

The Starter Garden Handbook

by Alice Mary Alvrez Mango (May 19, 2018)

Here in one pretty package is everything you need to know to have your garden and eat it, too! Here is marvelous advice to reduce your food budget, eat organic, and keep your home eco-friendly. Inside, you'll...

The 50 Greatest Players in Boston Red Sox History

by Robert W. Cohen Lyons Press (May 15, 2018)

The Boston Red Sox are one of the most iconic baseball teams, representing not just a city or a state, but an entire region—it’s the only professional baseball team in New England. Baseball greats such as...

The Dogs of Camelot

by Joan Lownds, Margaret Reed & Clint Hill Lyons Press (May 15, 2018)

Before that tragic day on November 22, 1963, the Kennedy years were filled with hope and promise. As the White House gardener put it, they were also filled with children and dogs. The Dogs of Camelotilluminates...

Upon Further Review

by Mike Pesca Grand Central Publishing (May 15, 2018)

From Mike Pesca, host of the popular Slate podcast The Gist, comes the greatest sports minds imagining how the world would change if a play, trade, injury, or referee's call had just gone the other way.

No announcer...

Embattled River

by David Schuyler Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

In Embattled River, David Schuyler describes the efforts to reverse the pollution and bleak future of the Hudson River that became evident in the 1950s. Through his investigative narrative, Schuyler uncovers...