LJ Best Books 2016

A jury of our peers discussed, debated, disagreed, and finally declared LJ’s annual Top Ten Best Books of the year, selected by our editors, as well as Top Five lists for genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, and SELF-e titles. VISIT THE WEBSITE

New Craft Imprint from C&T Publishing

C&T Publishing is launching a new line of craft books, Stash, this spring to cater to a younger generation of Little Birdscrafters. Courtesy of their marketing department, I give you peacock Pete (left), from Little Birds: 26 Handmade Projects To Sew, Stitch, Quilt & Love, available in May 2010. The projects are collected from various fiber artists on Etsy and other popular sites.

Other forthcoming Stash titles include City Quilts: 12 Dramatic Projects Inspired by Urban Views and Socks Appeal: 16 Fun & Funky Friends Sewn from Socks. Look for reviews of this new line in the August Fiber Crafts column.

Anna Katterjohn About Anna Katterjohn

Anna Katterjohn (akatterjohn@mediasourceinc.com) is Managing Editor for the LJ Book Review and assigns books on performing arts, cooking, home economics, and crafts.