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What it is: The Drybar Guide to Good Hair for All is the ultimate handbook for at-home hairstyling from Drybar founder Alli Webb.What it does: A longtime stylist and life-long curly-haired girl, Alli, along with her husband Cam Webb and brother Michael Landau, opened the very first Drybar in 2010 to offer great blowouts in a fun atmosphere that made women look and feel their very best. Now with nearly 60 shops around the country and over a million beautiful blowouts a year, Alli shares her tried-and-true tips and tricks in three in-depth sections featuring more than 100 style-inspiration photographs and step-by-step tutorials. Bright, happy and loaded with style and substance (just like you!), this book will give readers everywhere a good hair day at home. Style Name:The Drybar Guide To Good Hair For All (Limited Edition). Style Number: 5272330. Available in stores.
Frida Kahlo: * In 1950, photographer Gisele Freund embarked on a two-week trip to Mexico, but she wouldnt leave until two years later. There she met the legendary couple Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Published March 3, 2015. Hardcover. 160 pages *Measurements:* 6.5" x 8.25"
New Bohemians: * In The New Bohemians, LA-based designer Justina Blakeney defines the New Bohemians as creative individuals who are boutique owners and bloggers, entrepreneurs and ex-pats, artists and urban farmers. They embrace free-spirited, no-rules lifestyles and apply that attitude to all areas of their existence, including their homes. Published April 14, 2015. Hardcover. 304 pages *Measurements:* 8" x 10"
Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute: * Drawn from the extensive Vogue archives, the featured stories showcase the photographs of icons such as Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, and Craig McDean; the vision of legendary Vogue editors like Grace Coddington and Tonne Goodman; and the knowledge and wit of writers such as Hamish Bowles and Jonathan Van Meter. Published September 23, 2014. Hardcover. 272 pages *Measurements:* 9.75" x 12.25"
*Lucky Ducky* Ducky is unlucky - somehow things just always seem to go wrong. So he decides to look for a four-leaf clover; that will do the trick! But when he goes to the park, there is none to be found. However, what Ducky finds instead is much greater: he meets Piggy, Bunny, and Pup and realizes that having friends makes him the luckiest duck of all! Published February 9, 2016. Hardcover. 32 pages
*The Creeps: Book 1: Night of the Frankenfrogs* In Pumpkins County, weird things happen every day, but nobody ever makes a fuss. Nobody, that is, except the Creeps: Carol, a big-city girl new to Pumpkins County, who finds kindred spirits in Mitchell (monster expert), Jarvis (military brat with logistics know-how), and Rosario (girly girl on the outside, muscle underneath). Published August 11, 2015. Paperback. 128 pages
*Inside This Book* One sibling's work inspires the next, and so on, with each book's text and art mirroring the distinct interests and abilities of its creator. Upon completion of their works, the siblings put one book inside the other, creating a new book to be read and shared by all! Published April 7, 2015. Hardcover. 40 pages
*Misty Gordon and the Mystery of the Ghost Pirates* Here is a funny middle-grade mystery from a bright new fiction talent. Things in the New England town of Ashcrumb are getting weird. Or just weirder. Misty Gordon, whose antique-dealing parents drive a van that says "D.E.A.D." on the side (for "Deceased's Estate and Antique Dealer"), is accustomed to weird. Published August 1, 2010. Hardcover. 240 pages
*Winter: A Pop-up Book* As day turns to night, bright red cardinals flit from branch to branch, deer paw through the snow, and weasels in their white winter coats frolic among the berry-laden holly. Soon all the animals settle down to sleep. In Winter, simple verse and scenes bring to life the countryside as snow begins to fall. Each spread's pop-up and lift-up flap reveal the wonders of the season and all the animals as they settle down for the night. Published October 6, 2015. Novelty (Pop-up book). 12 pages
From ground-breaking essays by expert fashion commentators, cultural scholars and collaborators to an Encyclopedia of Collections dating back to McQueen's spectacular 1992 MA graduation show, this hardcover book is the definitive work on one of Britain's most daring and provocative designers. This stunning 352-page compendium has been published to accompany the Victoria and Albert Museum in London’s Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty retrospective, and has been edited by exhibition curator Claire Wilcox. With more than 440 striking images of previously unseen archival material, it is perfect for devotees of the late fashion visionary. -- Alexander McQueen edited by Claire Wilcox - 352-page hardcover book - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Victoria and Albert Publishing - ISBN: 978-1-8517-7859-1 - Made in the UK
*Under a Pig Tree: A History of the Noble Fruit (A Mixed-Up Book)* The publisher and author of Under a Pig Tree seem to be having communication issues. The author has written a clear, no-nonsense history of figs. But the publisher is sure she meant pigs. Published April 14, 2015. Hardcover. 40 pages
*Milestones of Flight: From Hot-Air Balloons to SpaceShipOne* Milestones of Flight takes readers soaring through the high points of American aviation: from the Wright brothers and their competitors to the military pilots who first circumnavigated the globe, from the initial space rocket to the moon walk, from the earliest manmade satellite to today's spy drones. Published June 7, 2016. Hardcover. 112 pages
Everything I Want to Eat: SQIRL and the New California Cooking: * The debut cookbook from Jessica Koslow, award-winning chef of LA's popular restaurant Sqirl, featuring more than 100 fresh, market-driven, healthy, and flavorful recipes. Jessica Koslow and her restaurant, Sqirl, are at the forefront of the California cooking renaissance, which is all about food that surprises us and engages all of our senses - it looks good, tastes vibrant, and feels fortifying yet refreshing. In Everything I Want to Eat, Koslow shares 100 of her favorite recipes for health-conscious but delicious dishes, all of which always use real foods - no fake meat or fake sugar here - that also happen to be suitable for vegetarians, vegans, or whomever you're sharing your meal with. Published October 4, 2016. Hardcover. 280 pages *Measurements:* 8.5" x 10.5"
The Kentucky Derby: * The Kentucky Derby offers a compendium of the legendary horses and rich history, the personalities, and the real-life experience of Derby Day from the backstretch to the winner's circle. With colorful anecdotes and striking photography, Sheri Seggerman and Mary Tiegreen have captured the rivalries, fanfare, and unpredictability that give the Run for the Roses its allure. The third title in a series that celebrates the nation's most iconic sporting events, The Kentucky Derby captures the pageantry and the passion of this great American race. Published April 1, 2010. Hardcover. 128 pages *Measurements:* 7.25" x 8.25"
*Devil and the Bluebird* Blue Riley has wrestled with her own demons ever since the loss of her mother to cancer. But when she encounters a beautiful devil at her town crossroads, it's her runaway sister's soul she fights to save. The devil steals Blue's voice - inherited from her musically gifted mother - in exchange for a single shot at finding Cass. Published May 17, 2016. Hardcover. 336 pages
*Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus* Miracle Man is a beautifully illustrated biography of Jesus Christ by award-winning author and illustrator John Hendrix. For all Christian denominations and perfect for families to share throughout the year, this book will be especially beloved by the faithful as a gift for Easter, communions, christenings, religious graduations, and all other secular holidays. Published February 9, 2016. Hardcover. 40 pages
Danny Clinch: Still Moving: * Danny Clinch is one of rock and roll s most prolific photographers, as well as a three-time Grammy-nominated music video and concert film director. This lavish monograph chronicles Danny Clinch s illustrious career with more than 200 photographs of the most important musicians of all time, along with his personal anecdotes and a written contribution by Bruce Springsteen. Published Sept 23, 2014. Hardcover. 296 pages *Measurements:* 1.5" x 10.5" x 12.25
*The Phantom of the Opera: Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux* Since starting ballet classes at the Paris Opera, Meg has explored every nook and cranny of the majestic, mysterious building, places where she is allowed to go. and places where she isn't! In one of these forbidden passages, she meets the Phantom of the Opera, a mysterious figure who is sobbing his heart out. He is in love with Christine, an opera singer - but she is about to marry her fiance, Raoul! One evening, Christine mysteriously disappears. Meg is hot on the trail. Published March 8, 2016. Hardcover. 40 pages
*Hello In There* This oversized interactive book is a heartfelt look at the wonder and excitement of waiting. and waiting. and waiting for a new sibling to arrive. The charming protagonist is so eager to step into her role as a big sister that she's starting early! Published May 7, 2013. Hardcover, picture, sewn. 28 pages
*The Lie Tree* Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is reliable, dull, trustworthy - a proper young lady who knows her place as inferior to men. But inside, Faith is full of questions and curiosity, and she cannot resist mysteries: an unattended envelope, an unlocked door. Published April 19, 2016. Hardcover. 384 pages