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[Bothell] : Lightning Source Inc. : That Patchwork Place, 2018
Boulder : Roost books, 2018
New York : Europa, 2018
Abstract: Lose yourself in the fantastic world of the arks and in the company of unforgettable characters in this French runaway hit, Christelle Dabos’ The Mirror Visitor quartet. Plain-spoken, headstrong Ophelia cares little about appearances. Her ability to read the past of objects is unmatched in all of Anima and, what’s more, she possesses the ability to travel through mirrors, a skill passed down to her from previous generations. Her idyllic life is disrupted, however, when she is promised in marriage to Thorn, a taciturn and influential member of a distant clan. Ophelia must leave all she knows behind and follow her fiancé to Citaceleste, the capital of a cold, icy ark known as the Pole, where danger lurks around every corner and nobody can be trusted. There, in the presence of her inscrutable future husband, Ophelia slowly realizes that she is a pawn in a political game that will have far-reaching ramifications not only for her but for her entire world. The World of the Arks Long ago, following a cataclysm called the Rupture, the world was shattered into many floating celestial islands, now known as arks. Over each, the spirit of an omnipotent and immortal ancestor abides. The inhabitants of these arks each possess a unique power. Ophelia, with her ability to read the pasts of objects, must navigate this fantastic, disjointed, perilous world using her trademark tenacity and quiet strength.
Lafayette : C&T Publishing, 
Abstract: Celebrate the seasons with this sweet collection of folk-inspired projects using wool applique and embroidery. Featuring the author's signature sheep and floral motifs, these 11 small, charming projects made with easy fusible applique will appeal to quilters, needlework enthusiasts, craft sewists, and more! Relax as you hand stitch these folksy, portable cushions and table runners with needle and thread. The mix of wool and cotton is fun to stitch, display and gift
New York : Europa, 2018
Abstract: Secondo volume della saga dell'Attraversaspecchi (dopo il primo, "Fidanzati dell'inverno"). Sulla gelida arca del Polo, dove Ofelia è stata sbattuta dalle Decane perché sposi suo malgrado il nobile Thorn, il caldo è soffocante. Ma è soltanto una delle illusioni provocate dalla casta dominante dell'arca, i Miraggi, in grado di produrre giungle sospese in aria, mari sconfinati all'interno di palazzi e vestiti di farfalle svolazzanti. A Città-cielo, capitale del Polo, Ofelia viene presentata al sire Faruk, il gigantesco spirito di famiglia bianco come la neve e completamente privo di memoria, che spera nelle doti di lettrice di Ofelia per svelare i misteri contenuti nel Libro, un documento enigmatico che nei secoli ha causato la pazzia o la morte degli incauti che si sono cimentati a decifrarlo. Per Ofelia è l'inizio di una serie di avventure e disavventure in cui, con il solo aiuto di una guardia del corpo invisibile, dovrà difendersi dagli attacchi a tradimento dei decaduti e dalle trappole mortali dei Miraggi. È la prima a stupirsi quando si rende conto che sta rischiando la pelle e investendo tutte le sue energie nell'indagine solo per amore di Thorn, l'uomo che credeva di odiare più di chiunque al mondo. Sennonché Thorn è scomparso... Edizione in lingua inglese.
Lafayette : Stash Books, 2018
Abstract: Learn how to translate your own reference images or sketches into foundation paper piecing patterns.
[Stati Uniti d'America] : Martingale & Company, 2018
Abstract: When an avid gardener and seasoned quilt and stitchery designer combines her two passions, magic sprouts! Using a mix of wool and cotton as her medium and flowers as her muse, Kathy Cardiff brings her blossoming backyard garden to life in projects that blend elegant beauty with a touch of primitive charm. Projects from pillows and sewing notions to table toppers and wall quilts culminate in a stunning nine-block sampler quilt bursting with blooms. Add basic embroidery-stitch details to give each flower, leaf, and vine Kathy's special brand of cottage style. Full-sized pullout patterns included.
Mankato : Creative ; Cornaredo : La margherita, 2018
Abstract: L'architrave sulla mia porta segna l'anno 1656, un anno di pestilenza, l'anno della mia costruzione. Sono stata costruita di pietra e legno, ma con il passare del tempo le mie finestre hanno iniziato a vedere e le mie grondaie a sentire. Ho visto famiglie crescere e alberi cadere. Ho sentito risate e spari. Ho conosciuto tempeste, martelli e seghe e, alla fine, l'abbandono. Poi, un giorno, alcuni bambini si sono avventurati fin quassù, alla ricerca di funghi e castagne: ho iniziato una nuova vita all'alba dell'era moderna. Ecco la mia storia, da una vecchia collina, attraverso il ventesimo secolo. Età di lettura: da 12 anni.
La Vergne : Crowood, 2018
Abstract: Botanical illustration - the complete guide explains the processes and methods behind this beautiful art genre. It highlights the importance of the requisite skills of close observation, accurate drawing and attention to detail. Leigh Ann Gale is a leading botanical artist and tutor, and she generously demonstrates her approach in this book. Her worked example of fuchsia magellanica illustrates the varied stages of an illustration. Along with step-by-step instructions to a range of subjects, this book is beautifully illustrated with over 350 images, diagrams and paintings of her and her students' work. This book is a source of inspiration as well as a definitive guide
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2018
Abstract: Polidoro da Caravaggio (c. 1500-1543), one of Raphael's most influential and distinctive followers, has not been well treated by time. His significant early frescoes, which graced exterior palace facades in Rome, have perished almost without exception. A rare few are preserved but most are known only in copies. Consequently, the originality of Polidoro's public work has been little explored, despite his once famous reputation and the association of his name with Raphael and Michelangelo. His move to Sicily later in life, a region with few surviving primary sources, further complicates the study of his work. Extant pieces by the artist from this period are unusually severe in content and technique, and their attribution has often been controversial. In this first account in English, Polidoro's radical Sicilian paintings are considered through the lens of the religious life of the era and in relation to his early secular work. This much-needed investigation establishes Polidoro's proper place in the canon of art history.
[Boston] : Mit Press, 2017
Abstract: Learning programming with one of "the coolest applications around": algorithmic puzzles ranging from scheduling selfie time to verifying the six degrees of separation hypothesis.
Providence : American mathematical society, 2017
Abstract: Provides a comprehensive introduction to number theory, with complete proofs, worked examples, and exercises. Its exposition reflects the most recent scholarship in mathematics and its history. Almost 500 sharp illustrations accompany elegant proofs, from prime decomposition through quadratic reciprocity.
Lafayette : C & T Publishing, 2017
Abstract: The author of best-selling Wool Applique Folk Art presents a treasure trove of simple and elegant projects, including a journal cover, pillow cover, wallhangings, storage boxes, table rug, and more. (Kindle users: if this publication includes patterns, a tinyURL will be listed in the text which can be used to download a pdf of the patterns to a print-enabled device.).
New York : Dutton, 2017
Abstract: As the school year winds down, Myron Bolitar is determined to help keep his friends' children safe from the dangers of drinking and driving. He makes two neighborhood girls promise him that if they are ever in a bind but afraid to call their parents, they will call him. Several nights later, the call comes at two a.m. The next day, a girl is missing, and Myron is the last person who saw her. Racing to find her before she's gone forever, Myron must outrun his own troubled past and decide once and for all who he is and what he will stand for...
Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard, 
Abstract: La colonna sonora del successo Disney Pixar, "Coco", una storia commovente e divertente, che ha incontrato il favore di pubblico e critica. La raccolta comprende le musiche del film, in trascrizioni per piano, voce e chitarra: "Everyone knows Juanita", "La Llorona", "Much needed advice", "Proud corazon", "Remember me" (Ernesto de la Cruz), "The world es mi familia", "Un poco loco". Include 8 pagine a colori con immagini tratte dal film.
Salem : Zakka Workshop, 2017
Abstract: Author of the very successful Simply Stitched, this new book by Yumiko Higuchi combines embroidery stitches with hand applique. Learn how to use felt, cotton and linen to create beautifully layered designs full of texture and contrast, then embellish with just a handful of basic embroidery stitches. With over 30 motifs inspired by nature, you'll find designs for hydrangeas, sunflowers, lilacs, tulips, poppies, birds, bees, strawberries and more. Use these motifs to create any of the sophisticated bags, pincushions, coasters, tea towels and wall art projects included in the book, or be inspired to design your own.
New York : Knopf, 2017
Abstract: Bruno, the beloved chief of police of the idyllic French town of St. Denis in the Dordogne, is back! This time a mysterious death brings ancient secrets to light, and it's up to our hero--and favorite gourmand--to connect the tangled threads of past and present When a woman's body is found at the foot of a cliff near St. Denis, Bruno suspects a connection to the great ruined Château de Commarque, a long-ago Knights Templar stronghold that stands on the cliff above, and which, along with the labyrinth of prehistoric caves beneath it, continues to draw the interest of scholars. With the help of Amelie, a young Haitian newcomer to the Dordogne, Bruno learns that the dead woman was an archaeologist searching for a religious artifact of incredible importance, the discovery of which could have dramatic repercussions throughout the Middle East--not to mention in St. Denis. And the woman's ties to Islamic terrorists can only heighten the pressure on Bruno to unravel the centuries-old mystery. Meanwhile, an old flame of Bruno's is assigned to work with him on the case, and the two find time, naturellement, to enjoy the supreme pleasures of the wine, food, and beauty of the Dordogne
New York : Europa editions, 2017
Abstract: From one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, comes this ravishing and generous-hearted novel about a friendship that lasts a lifetime. The story of Elena and Lila begins in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else, as their friendship, beautifully and meticulously rendered, becomes a not always perfect shelter from hardship. Ferrante has created a memorable portrait of two women, but My Brilliant Friend is also the story of a nation. Through the lives of Elena and Lila, Ferrante gives her readers the story of a neighborhood, a city, and a country undergoing momentous change. Elena Ferrante is the author of three previous works of critically acclaimed fiction: The Days of Abandonment, Troubling Love, and The Lost Daughter. With this stylishly plotted novel, the first in a series dubbed the “Neapolitan Novels,” she proves herself to be one of Italy’s greatest storytellers.