Posted September 12, 2017
In The Door to January, mysterious forces draw 16-year-old Natalie back to her hometown where she must reconcile with local bullies and travel in time to confront a serial killer and right the wrongs of the past.
August 25, 2017
Check out some of Bookmasters’ publishers’ releases for August 2017:
15-Minute Scientific Theories by Arcturus Publishing
This book of big ideas explores many of the world's great scientific theories—from planetary motion, evolution, and plate tectonics to statistical mechanics, relativity, and game theory. It is an accessible guide to the thoughts and thinkers who have furthered our understanding of the physical universe and led to breakthroughs in many fields, including earth science, technology, economics, and medicine.
Amazing Eye Tricks by Gary Priester
Stereograms are pictures within pictures. Their appeal lies in their ability to trick our perception and their visual conundrums possess the ability to infuriate and delight us. Amazing Eye Tricks presents a fascinating assortment of 130 designs specially created for the book by two of the world's leading creators of stereograms. With a useful guide on how to "see" the working stereogram, you too will soon discover the hidden dimensions of each of these intriguing images. From sci-fi bizarre to serenely beautiful, you will discover within these pages an array of eye tricks that constitute stand-alone works of art.
Mindfulness Coloring for Grown Ups by Arcturus Publishing
This bumper book of intricate images will soothe your mind and help you enter a meditative state. With a set of colored crayons, pencils, or pens and a little quiet time, you’ll have hours of calm coloring fun!
Brain Boosters: Brain Puzzles by Graham Rich
Packed with brain-boggling, mind-bending puzzles and activities, this book is a great way to give your mental muscles a work-out! Perfect for puzzlers aged 6 and up.
Brain Boosters: Code Puzzles by Graham Rich
Packed with head-scratching, mind-boggling, super-fun code games, this book is a wonderful way to give your mental muscles a work-out! Perfect for puzzlers aged 6 and up.
Brain Boosters: Number Puzzles by Graham Rich
Packed with Sudokus, number codes, and more, this book is a brilliant way to give your mental muscles a work-out! Perfect for puzzlers aged 6 and up.
Brain Boosters: Picture Puzzles by Graham Rich
Packed with spot the differences, picture Sudokus, and more, this book is a fantastic way to give your mental muscles a work-out! Perfect for puzzlers aged 6 and up.
Children’s Encyclopedia of Space by Clare Hibbert
From asteroids to auroras and moons to the Milky Way, this jam-packed encyclopedia contains everything kids need to know about space! Perfect for budding astronauts aged 8 and up.
Color By Number Fairytales by Arcturus Publishing
Have your pencils at the ready and lose yourself in a world of magical color by numbers. Use the included key to reveal all sorts of enchanted fairytale pictures, from Rapunzel in her tower to Cinderella at the ball. Hours of coloring fun for kids aged 6 and up.
Really Wild Drawing and Doodling by Arcturus Publishing
This book is packed with really wild pictures of animals to color and part-drawn artworks to complete with your own drawings. The perfect book for kids who love sketching, coloring, and animals, providing hours of fun for children aged 6 and up.
Santa's Song by Pamela McColl
Children of all ages will have fun and giggle along as they discover a new way to sing the popular holiday tune, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.” Perfect each verse and then play along in letter combinations that will have everyone laughing out loud. This silly song is fun for parents at bedtime or for teachers in the classroom and will create happy smiles and a jolly time for all.
Tunney's Curse: The Whizbang Series, Book 2 by Danielle A. Vann
In this second installment of The Whizbang Series, 15-year-old Elizabeth Yale clings to life. Her plan to save The Whizbang Machine backfires. As her grandfather Jack feverishly works to save her, the Whizbang Factory begins to topple down around them. Narrowly escaping, the pair realizes The Whizbang Machine is missing. As Tunney's Curse rages out of control, no one in the quaint Dutch town of Leiden is safe, and no one is free from suspicion either. Jack and Elizabeth must follow the clues Elizabeth's deceased father, Jesse, left behind to unravel the secrets of George Tunney's shady past and stop the curse. This all must be done before Elizabeth's mother's 40th birthday—which is mere days away. As they dig, the pair, alongside Detective Henry, are sent on a wild chase that takes them into the dark underbelly of the Netherlands, into the city's canals looking for a sunken clock, through the private chambers of a Queen, and into the dark face of danger. Each new secret exposed only deepens the mystery. Will they gather the clues and stop the curse in time? Is someone among them really working for the other side? Will someone fall to the curse once and for all?
Lemons: House & Home by Diane & Jon Sutherland
Lemons are cheap, eco-friendly, multi-talented, deliciously flavored, and aromatic. If you are fed up with using cleansers, soaps, or detergents that are less than kind to your skin, consider lemons as an all-natural, safe alternative. Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health, and cook delicious meals.
Vinegar: House & Home by Maria Costantino
Vinegar may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you need to get rid of a stubborn wine stain or soothe a tickly cough, but this ancient cupboard staple is regaining its rightful place as a cheap, versatile, and environmentally-friendly solution to many household tasks. This invaluable book has sections on how to use vinegar in the laundry, DIY, gardening, health and beauty, pet care, and of course in the kitchen. Hundreds of hints, tips, advice, and recipes are provided in a clear, accessible style. Attractively illustrated, this brilliant little book is a visual treat as well as an invaluable practical aid.