Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Ebook by Véronik Avery
Knitting Classic Style by Véronik Avery
Aimed at both beginning and more advanced knitters, the book’s projects range in difficulty from a simple drawstring purse, French beret, and Afghan-inspired slipper-socks to a shawl-collared cardigan, a geometric ski sweater based on a popular 1950s Native American design, and Avery’s own reinterpretation of the trimly elegant Chanel jacket.
Ebook by Lynne Barr
Knitting New Scarves by Lynne Barr
Lynne Barr beckons all levels of knitters back to their humble beginnings and then wows them with 27 spectacularly modern designs, each created using an innovative new technique or a unique take on a traditional one.
Ebook by BlogHer
The BlogHer '12 Voices of the Year
Humor. Inspiration. Food. Family. Style. Sex. Politics. Tech. Career. Dreams.. BlogHer’s Voices of the Year reminds us of the transformative... power of blogs to connect us all via powerful storytelling.
Ebook by Jerome Charyn
Under the Eye of God: An Isaac Sidel Novel by Jerome Charyn
Vice presidential candidate Isaac Sidel is relegated to the Lone Star State, where he confronts rogue astrologers, accusations of pedophilia, and a dimwitted assassin who doesn’t know when to take an easy shot. If this Bronx bomber doesn’t watch his step, he risks making vice-presidential history by getting killed on the job.
Ebooks by Bernard Evslin
Open Road Media presents eight titles for young adults from the bestselling and award-winning author Bernard Evslin, known for his works on Greek and other cultural mythologies. The New York Times called him “one of the most widely published authors of classical mythology in the world. Click here for more ebooks.
Ebook by Melanie Falick
Handknit Holidays by Melanie Falick
Best-selling knitting author Melanie Falick presents an eclectic collection of more than 50 original gifts, decorations, and clothing pieces for Christmas, Hanukkah, and the winter solstice, providing year-round inspiration for knitters of all levels.
Ebook by Frederick Forsyth
The Shepherd by Frederick Forsyth
A classic bestseller, beloved by aviation fans (including actor John Travolta, who calls it “one of my favorites because it personalizes the two planes”) and general readers alike, The Shepherd is a gripping, heartwarming tale for a cold winter’s night.
Ebook by Kata Golda
Kata Golda's Hand-Stitched Felt
With no more than felt and thread, Kata Golda creates toys and practical items for the home that are undeniably charming, stylish, and sweetly imperfect. Now Golda shows crafters of all skill levels how to make 25 of her favorites.
Ebooks by Phyllis P. Good
Fix-It and Forget-It Holiday Ebooks by Phyllis P. Good
Culled from the Fix-It and Forget-It Christmas Cookbook, this series contains slow cooker recipes for hundreds of holiday favorites, from orange cider punch, to finger foods and many memorable entrées.
Ebooks by Elizabeth Hand
The Winterlong Trilogy by Elizabeth Hand
Blending science fiction and fantasy, Winterlong is a dark fairy tale about a land where societal and sexual taboos have disappeared, and what’s left is a world that is both lyrical and terrifying, familiar and striking.
Black Light and Waking the Moon by Elizabeth Hand
One of Elizabeth Hand’s most critically acclaimed novels, Black Light reveals a vision of ancient cults, gods, and fetishes—and a world where everyone loves an apocalyptic party. Waking the Moon is a seductive post-feminist thriller that delves into an ancient feud, where the real and magical collide, and one woman is forced to make a decision that will change the world.
Ebooks by Bel Kaufman
La Tigresse and Other Short Stories by Bel Kaufman
This ebook collects Bel Kaufman’s short stories together for the first time—and introduces eight stories never before published. In the title piece, first published in Esquire in 1948, an aging femme fatale finds true love —and has a short affair with—a plain, balding Frenchman who affectionately calls her “la tigresse.”
This and That: Random Thoughts and Recollections by Bel Kaufman
A collection of witty and incisive articles by one of the twentieth century’s most remarkable literary voices.
Ebooks by Shirley Kennett
The PJ Gray Series by Shirley Kennett
Penelope Jennifer Gray is living in St. Louis—a psychologist turned cyber-profiler who heads the police force’s Computerized Homicide Investigations Project. By using virtual reality technology, Gray is able to get inside the heads of killers and reconstruct their crimes.
Burning Rose by Shirley Kennett
When freelance journalist Casey Washington lands a rare interview with Robert Gunner, CEO of World Power, a company building a controversial dam in the Amazon rainforest, she anticipates a personal triumph—only to have the story go terribly awry.
Ebook by Robin Melanson
Knitting New Mittens and Gloves by Robin Melanson
Featuring gloves, mittens, arm warmers, mitts, and fingerless gloves, this is the second book in a new STC Craft series that introduces innovative approaches to creating popular knitted items.
Ebook by Leigh Radford
AlterKnits Felt by Leigh Radford
Through 30 colorful, vibrant projects, Leigh Radford shows readers how to knit and then felt their own handiwork, as well as how to create gorgeous felted objects from recycled knits and unspun fiber. An introductory chapter on felting basics explains everything you need to know to make the fabulous clothes, accessories, and home decor that follow.
Ebook by Kristen Rengren
Vintage Baby Knits by Kristen Rengren
While combing through estate sales and eBay listings, longtime knitter Kristen Rengren amassed hundreds of knitting pattern booklets from 1920 through 1960. Now a knitwear designer, Rengren brings us the result of her combined passions in this charming collection of more than 40 contemporary updates of timeless baby patterns.
Ebook by Brittney Ryan
The Legend of Holly Claus by Brittney Ryan
A special little boy from New York City asks something Nicholas has never been asked before: “What do you wish for Christmas, Santa?” With that simple question, a magical story unfolds. Soon after, his kingdom celebrates the arrival of Holly Claus. In this tale, Santa Claus's daughter sets out to New York to break a curse and free her magical kingdom.
In support of National Novel Writing Month, starting November 1, Open Road Media is proud to offer ebooks for writers. Whether you turn to the bestselling Lawrence Block, the renowned John Gardner, or the inspirational Natalie Goldberg, we have an ebook to get you ready to write!
On Becoming a Novelist by John Gardner
In this essential guide, John Gardner advises the aspiring fiction
author on such topics as the value of creative writing workshops, the
developmental stages of literary growth, and the inevitable experience
of writer’s block.
On Writers and Writing by John Gardner
In this posthumously published collection of his essays and reviews, acclaimed novelist John Gardner discusses the craft of fiction writing, taking to task some of his best-known contemporaries in the process.
The Liar's Bible by Lawrence Block
Four-time Edgar Award–winning author... Lawrence Block’s definitive essay collection on the art of writing fiction, illuminating the tricks of the authorial trade, from creating vibrant
characters and generating seamless plots, to conquering writer’s block
and experimenting with self-publishing.
The Liar's Companion by Lawrence Block
Lawrence Block's collection contains pieces that illuminate the tricks of the authorial trade — from creating
a fresh story and delivering a powerful ending, to adapting books for
the screen and deciding when to make the switch to fulltime writer.
Thunder and Lightning: Cracking Open the Writer's Craft by Natalie Goldberg
In the sequel to her bestselling Writing Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg advises readers on how to capture the flashes of inspiration of a writer’s life, and turn this “thunder and lightning” into a polished final piece
Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life by Natalie Goldberg
An inspirational, practical, and often lighthearted guide on how to find time to write, how to discover your personal style, and how to make sentences come alive
Writing the Novel by Lawrence Block
Lawrence Block offers neither tricks nor formulas, but straightforward advice based on the experience that comes with producing more than one hundred books.
Learn more about Block, Gardner, and Goldberg in the videos below: