70 Best Hobbies, Crafts and Leisure Books


Recommended by the staff at Powell’s Books

PPowell’s Books is a chain of bookstores in Portland, Oregon, and its surrounding metropolitan area. Powell’s headquarters, dubbed Powell’s City of Books, claims to be the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world.

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


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