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See America - a celebration of our national parks & treasured sites by

See America - a celebration of our national parks & treasured sites

Jun 27, 2016
Scapegoats - how Islamophobia helps our enemies and threatens our freedoms by Iftikhar, Arsalan, author.

Scapegoats - how Islamophobia helps our enemies and threatens our freedoms

When a murderous psychopath goes on a killing spree, law enforcement officials and the media never make his religion the central issue--unless he happens to be a Muslim. Then it sets off another frenzied wave of commentary about the inherent evils that lurk within the Muslim faith. From Fox News talking heads, who regularly smear Muslim leaders as secret terrorists, to Bill Maher, who has made Islam a routine target, it has become widely acceptable to libel a religion with a following of over 1.

Jun 27, 2016
Mythology by Hamilton, Edith, 1867-1963, author.

Mythology

A retelling of Greek, Roman and Norse myths.

Jun 27, 2016
Cracking the TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion by

Cracking the TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion

"All the strategies, review, and practice you need to earn your high school equivalency certificate! Includes 2 full-length practice exams and bonus online drills and tutorials. The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) is a new high school equivalency exam that some states are using as an alternative to the traditional GED test. Currently offered in CA, IL, IN, NC, NJ, NY, NV, SC, WV, and WY, the TASC is made up of 5 separate tests covering Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Science, and Socia

Jun 27, 2016
Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more by Brandal, Lilly Secilie, 1965-

Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more

Includes "patterns for every skill level, from scarves and blankets to socks and slippers, from hats and pillows to lampshades and cluthces" along with "helpful tips for using unusual stitches and a variety of edgings, swatches, and crocheted flowers to dress up any project." -- From p.4 of cover.

Jun 27, 2016
It's not okay by Dorfman, Andi, author.

It's not okay

"Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story--and its collapse--in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up, public or not"--

Jun 27, 2016
It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider by Czarnecki, Sylvia, author.

It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider

Circus tricks don't just look impressive, but they also develop trustbetween horse and handler. In addition, they are a supplying exercise and bring variety into training. What is special about this book is that the author doesn't represent one single training system but instead combines years of practical experience and her knowledge of equine learning behaviour to show how to traintowards exercises such as bow, lying down, sitting and more.

Jun 27, 2016
Rio de Janeiro by St. Louis, Regis, author.

Rio de Janeiro

Golden beaches and lush mountains, colonial neighborhoods and modernist style, samba-fueled nightlife and spectacular football matches: welcome to the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City), where life is anything but subdued. Regis St Louis, Lonely Planet Writer "Getting you to the heart of a place"Amazing experiences Inspirational images, city walks, top sights and the best of local knowledge. Plan the perfect trip Planning features and top itineraries give you the freedom to create your ideal tr

Jun 27, 2016
Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim by Rehman, Sabeeha, author.

Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

"This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on religion and culture. Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of an arranged marriage in Pakistan that would become a love match lasting forty years, Threading My Prayer Rug is the story of many journeys: from Pakistan to America, from which her husband-to-be returned to wed and collect her while he completed his medical residency; from masters candidate to young bride and mother; from secular Muslim in an

Jun 27, 2016
Traditional Nordic knits - over 40 hats, mittens, gloves, and socks by Wallin, Johanna, author.

Traditional Nordic knits - over 40 hats, mittens, gloves, and socks

Jun 27, 2016
Southwest road trip - Las Vegas, Zion and Bryce, Monument Valley, Santa Fe and Taos, and the Grand Canyon by Hull, Tim, author.

Southwest road trip - Las Vegas, Zion and Bryce, Monument Valley, Santa Fe and Taos, and the Grand Canyon

Jun 27, 2016
Smuggler's Cove - exotic cocktails, rum, and the cult of tiki by Cate, Martin, author.

Smuggler's Cove - exotic cocktails, rum, and the cult of tiki

"Cast aside your cares and worries. Make yourself a Mai Tai, put your favorite exotica record on the hi-fi, and prepare to lose yourself in the fantastical world of tiki, one of the most alluring--and often misunderstood--movements in American cultural history. Martin and Rebecca Cate, founders and owners of Smuggler's Cove (the most acclaimed tiki bar of the modern era) take you on a colorful journey into the lore and legend of tiki: its birth as an escapist fantasy for Depression-era Americans

Jun 27, 2016
The United States of beer - a freewheeling history of the all-American drink by Huckelbridge, Dane, author.

The United States of beer - a freewheeling history of the all-American drink

"A history of beer in America by the author of Bourbon chronicles how beer has evolved in every nation from a regional product to a global mega-brand, sharing anecdotes about such subjects as Washington's failed attempt to brew molasses at Mount Vernon and the manufacturing technologies that introduced beer to the Wild West,"--NoveList.

Jun 27, 2016
Tango - my childhood, backwards and in high heels by Bond, Justin.

Tango - my childhood, backwards and in high heels

In this humorous coming-of-age tale, Bond raises issues about LGBTQ adolescence, parenting trans/queer children, and bullying.

Jun 27, 2016
60 hikes within 60 miles, Nashville - including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro by Molloy, Johnny, 1961-

60 hikes within 60 miles, Nashville - including Clarksville, Columbia, Gallatin, and Murfreesboro

Jun 27, 2016
Black man, White House - an oral history of the Obama years by Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.), 1963- author.

Black man, White House - an oral history of the Obama years

"Drawing upon satirical interviews with the most notorious public figures of our day, a stand-up comic, actor and radio and TV host presents a hilarious send-up of the Obama years that looks at the president's successes and failures through the imagined eyes of those who saw history unfold,"--NoveList.

Jun 27, 2016
Banjo - an illustrated history by Carlin, Bob, author.

Banjo - an illustrated history

Jun 27, 2016
As the Romans do - la dolce vita in a cookbook - classic and reinvented recipes from Rome by Galasso, Eleonora.

As the Romans do - la dolce vita in a cookbook - classic and reinvented recipes from Rome

Jun 27, 2016
The art of whimsical stitching - creative stitch techniques and inspiring projects by Sharpe, Joanne, 1959- author.

The art of whimsical stitching - creative stitch techniques and inspiring projects

Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitc

Jun 27, 2016
Anecdotal Shakespeare - a new performance history by Menzer, Paul, 1966- author.

Anecdotal Shakespeare - a new performance history

Jun 27, 2016