"One Summer: America, 1927"
By Bill Bryson
One of the most-admired nonfiction writers of our time retells the story of one truly fabulous year in the life of his native country - a fascinating and gripping narrative featuring such outsized American heroes as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth and yes, Herbert Hoover, and a gallery of criminals (Al Capone), eccentrics (Shipwreck Kelly) and close-mouthed politicians (Calvin Coolidge). It was the year Americans attempted and accomplished outsized things and came of age in a big, brawling manner. What a country. What a summer.
"Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses"
By James Dean
Pete the Cat is back in New York Times best-selling author James Dean's picture book "Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses." Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy - nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along. Readers will love watching Pete take his positive outlook and transform a grumpy day into an awesome day!
"Twisted stitches: 30 Corrupt Cross Stitch and Embroidery Designs"
By Phil Davison
For crafters who like their stitching with a twist, this book provides original designs with a wicked spin, and reworks cute craft imagery, including genuine vintage embroidery motifs, so that they cross over to the dark side.
Think pretty rose bouquets with a gun poking out, a cute row of ducklings followed by a fox chomping on the straggler, or an old-fashioned teddy bear with a stake through the heart. The book contains 30 original cross stitch and embroidery designs, including pictures, cards, pillows and accessories.