40 Best Books About Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure

Staff pick — Powell’s Bookstore

1. Price of Illusion A Memoir by Joan Juliet Buck

2. Fashion Plates: 150 Years of Style by April Calahan

3. Clothing Art: The Visual Culture of Fashion, 1600–1914 by Aileen Ribeiro

4. Knitskrieg: A Call to Yarns!: A History of Military Knitting from the 1800s to the Present Day by Joyce Meader

5. Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

6. Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set: Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set by Wizards RPG Team

7. Art of Atari by Tim Lapetino, Robert V Conte, Ernest Cline

8. Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) by Isaac Fitzgerald, Wendy Macnaughton

9. Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop by Nick Offerman

10. Curated Closet A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style & Building Your Dream Wardrobe by Anuschka Rees

11. Presidents Hat by Antoine Laurain, Gallic Books

12. Block Wonders How to Build Super Structures in Minecraft by Kirsten Kearney

13. The Wander Society by Keri Smith

14. Man Who Loved Books Too Much The True Story of a Thief a Detective & a World of Literary Obsession by Allison Hoover Bartlett

15. Life of Lazarillo de Tormes by Anonymous, W S Merwin

16. Refinery29: Style Stalking by Piera Gelardi and Christene Barberich

17. Gamelife: A Memoir by Michael Clune

18. Unbored Games Serious Fun for Everyone by Joshua Glenn, Elizabeth Foy Larsen, Tony Leone

19. Minecraft The Complete Handbook Collection by Scholastic Scholastic

20. What My Daughter Wore by Jennifer Williams, Olivia Bee

21. Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty by Andrew Bolton

22. Mastering Beadwork A Comprehensive Guide to Off Loom Techniques by Cypher, Carol

23. French General: Treasured Notions: Inspiration and Craft Projects Using Vintage Beads, Buttons, Ribbons, and Trim from Tinsel Trading Company by Kaari Meng

24. Terrarium Craft Create 50 Magical Miniature Worlds by Aiello, Amy Bryant and Bryant, Kate and Baldwin, Kate

25. 1000 Tattoos by Henk Schiffmacher

26. Stitch ’n’ Fix: Essential Mending Know-How for Bachelors and Babes by Gordon, Joan

27. Tiny World Terrariums A Step by Step Guide to Easily Contained Life by Michelle Inciarrano, Katy Maslow

28. Modern Log Cabin Quilting: 25 Simple Quilts and Patchwork Projects by Susan Beal

29. Body Type: Intimate Messages Etched in Flesh by Ina Saltz

30. Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow Make and Store Food No Matter Where You Live by Robyn Jasko, Jennifer Biggs

31. Bead Simple 150 Designs for Earrings Necklaces Bracelets Embellishments & More by Susan Beal

32. Printing by Hand A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps Stencils & Silk Screens by Corwin, Lena

33. Paper Cutting Contemporary Artists Timeless Craft by Laura Heyenga

34. Principles of Knitting by June Hemmons Hiatt

35. One Yard Wonders by Hoskins, Patricia and Yaker, Rebecca

36. The Gameknight999 Box Set: Six Unofficial Minecrafter’s Adventures! by Mark Cheverton

37. Block City: How to Build Incredible Worlds in Minecraft by Kirsten Kearney and Yazur Strovoz

38. Guinness World Records: 2016 Gamers Edition by Guinness World Records

39. Unbored Adventure: 70 Seriously Fun Activities for Kids and Their Families by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen

40. Lost Ocean: An Underwater Adventure and Coloring Book by Johanna Basford

Source: http://www.powells.com/staff-picks/hobbies-crafts-and-leisure/

Categories: Literature & Fiction

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