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Zamrzla (At Home with Handmade Books) specializes in creating unique hand-bound books through Japanese binding techniques, and this collection of projects made from repurposed or recycled materials highlights these sturdy hand-sewn bindings. This title emphasizes the use of repurposed, and sometimes unexpected, materials, from different-size scraps of paper bound together to make items such as a magnetic notepad or a pocket-size notebook with baseball cards, bicycle inner tubes, or boarding passes as the cover. Each of the 20 projects includes step-by-step directions for assembly, and a lengthy appendix covers the various binding techniques. Zamrzla encourages crafters to remix the projects as needed and to select the method that they deem best for their needs. VERDICT The lovely presentation will attract those interested in bookmaking, and the detailed yet accessible instructions will help beginners get off to a good start with this fascinating craft.