Hello friends!! Look who is free at the moment!! I read Susan’s post about it and decided to spread the word 😀 Enjoy your weekend!
Days are clearly getting shorter in this part of the world and those sunny days from summer feel like ages ago. I love fall, but it also brings a melancholic feeling that makes me reflect and look back. With this mood, I start my review.
by Alicia Lidwina
Keywords: prose, poetry, short stories, relationships, love, life, philosophic, emotional.
*Paperback, 136 pages
Published September 24th 2018 by Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Hello my friends!! today I have had a great time reviewing a lot of art related books recently. I hope you have find my reviews useful, Christmas is just around the corner! Time flies right? so if you are not into art books, maybe this could be a good gift for a loved one (or not so loved one but you would rather have them drawing flowers than criticizing you life, right?)
Ten-Step Drawing: Flowers:
Blooms, Blossoms, and Bouquets to Draw in 10 Easy Steps
by Mary Woodin
Keywords: non-fiction, educational, arts, drawing, step by step, basic skills, beginner, visual.
*Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 7th 2018 by Walter Foster Publishing
Hello my friends!!! October was crazy but I’m ready for November! Anyone joining NaNoWriMo? I could bet my dinner that if you are reading this, you are probably not participating because you are too busy typing words like there is no tomorrow. But heeey, wanna know something? I am participating!! No, I wont write a book and be the next Marissa Meyer, but I will write a post every single day of November. For me this is a big start because I struggle to write and read posts while arting and adulting (in order of importance, hahaha! jk, but yeah, it usually goes that order). So, here it comes to 1 post a day!
Art Starts with a Line:
A creative and interactive guide to the art of line drawing
by Erin McManness
Keywords: non-fiction, educational, arts, drawing, step by step, basic skills, techniques, exercises, visual.
*Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 3rd 2018 by Walter Foster Publishing
Heeeey my friends~ Is the weather getting chillier and nights longer? Want some cozy adult romance? Mhmm, here you have it:
What’s Love Got To Do With It?:
A laugh-out-loud romantic comedy!
by Anna Premoli
Keywords: fiction, romance, comedy, steamy, city girl/country guy troupe, alpha-male, strong female, steamy, journalist, shale gas, happy ending.
*Kindle Edition, 336 pages
Published October 16th 2018
The other day, I was telling my sister about my desire to design a card deck (definitely not influenced by Card Captor Sakura’s Clow cards, coff coff) and then I saw this book available for review! and as I have 0 clue about tarot, I decided to give it a try!
Tarot Made Simple:
The Ultimate Guide to Casting Spreads and Reading the Cards
by Liz Dean
Keywords: tarot, cards, hobby, fortunetelling, visual guide, reference, esoteric
*Spiral-bound, 80 pages
Published August 7th 2018 by Fair Winds Press
Hello my lovely readers! How are you? I recently finished reading the second book from The Cassie Tam Files series and loved it.
The Fox, the Dog, and the King
(The Cassie Tam Files #2)
by Matt Doyle
Keywords: mystery, sci-fi, action, light romance, F/F, diverse MC, chinese-american, furries, futuristic Utah
*ebook, 193 pages
Published July 23rd 2018 by NineStar Press
What a wonderful book! and the perfect inspiration before Inktober begins. I’m so happy I requested it. It looks beautiful and Sova’s whimsical animal illustrations persuade you into trying your luck at drawing and painting animals using inks.
Illustration Studio: Inking Animals:
A modern, interactive drawing guide to traditional illustration techniques
by Sova Hůová
Keywords: non-fiction, educational, crafts and hobbies, art, drawing, painting, inking, techniques, step-by-step, visual, illustration.
*Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 25th 2018 by Walter Foster Publishing
What an inspiring book! I don’t think I have ever seen such gorgeous paper plants ever. In the past I have tried tissue paper flowers, but have never actually tried to recreate houseplants.
Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper
byCorrie Beth Hogg, Christine Han (Photographs)
Keywords: non-fiction, educational, crafts and hobbies, art, paper crafts, techniques, step-by-step, visual, home decor.
*Paperback, 300 pages
Published September 4th 2018 by Timber Press
Art review time! and as some of you might know, I have been investing a huge part of my time with watercolors so any watercolor book catches my attention. Have you tried watercolors before?
Practical Landscape Painting:
Materials, Techniques & Projects
by David Hollis
Keywords: non-fiction, educational, arts, painting, illustrated, basic skills, techniques, step-by-step, learn as you go.
*Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 5th 2018 by Ivy Press