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Eleanor and Hick - the love affair that shaped a First Lady by Quinn, Susan, 1940- author. Eleanor and Hick - the love affair that shaped a First Lady

Sep 29, 2016
EveryDayCook by Brown, Alton, 1962- author. EveryDayCook

"My name is Alton Brown, and I wrote this book. It's my first in a few years because I've been a little busy with TV stuff and interwebs stuff and live stage show stuff. Sure, I've been cooking, but it's been mostly to feed myself and people in my immediate vicinity--which is really what a cook is supposed to do, right? Well, one day I was sitting around trying to organize my recipes, and I realized that I should put them into a personal collection. One thing led to another, and here's EveryDayC

Sep 29, 2016
Weekend Wraps - 18 Quick Knit Cowls, Scarves & Shawls by Macdonald, Cecily Glowik/ Labarre, Melissa Weekend Wraps - 18 Quick Knit Cowls, Scarves & Shawls

Sep 29, 2016
Urban forests - a natural history of trees in the American cityscape by Jonnes, Jill, 1952- author. Urban forests - a natural history of trees in the American cityscape

"Nature|s largest and longest-lived creations, trees play an extraordinarily important role in our cityscapes, living landmarks that define space, cool the air, soothe our psyches, and connect us to nature and our past. Today, four fifths of Americans live in or near cities, surrounded by millions of trees, urban forests containing hundreds of species. Despite the ubiquity and familiarity of those trees, most of us take them for granted and know little of their specific natural history or civic

Sep 29, 2016
The Vonnegut encyclopedia by Leeds, Marc. The Vonnegut encyclopedia

"The authorized, updated, and comprehensive catalogue of characters, themes, phrasing, and imagery found in Kurt Vonnegut's beloved work. Vonnegut's five decades of writing yielded many worlds-worth of people, places, and things. This book is an invaluable tool for looking up the marvelous facts that exist only in the pages his work. The Encyclopedia identifies every major or minor Vonnegut character, as well as recurring images and significant themes from all of Vonnegut's books and short stori

Sep 29, 2016
Wild and precious life by Ziegler, Deborah, 1956- author. Wild and precious life

"Written by Deborah Ziegler, the mother of Brittany Maynard--a twenty-nine-year-old woman with a terminal brain tumor--this touching and beautiful memoir captures and celebrates her daughter's spirit and the mostly untold story of Brittany's last year oflife as she chose her right to die with dignity, a journey that inspired millions. On October 6, 2014, a video of my daughter, Brittany Maynard, was posted on YouTube. Brittany asked me to do the video with her, to support her. The first words m

Sep 29, 2016
Easy vegan breakfasts & lunches - the best way to eat plant-based on the go by Sozer, Maya, author. Easy vegan breakfasts & lunches - the best way to eat plant-based on the go

"Energize Your Body Throughout the Day with Flavorful Plant-Based Breakfasts, Lunches and Healthy Snacks,"--NoveList.

Sep 29, 2016
Falcon by Macdonald, Helen, 1970- author. Falcon

Sep 29, 2016
Fields of battle - Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war by Curtis, Brian, 1971- author. Fields of battle - Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war

Sep 29, 2016
Dive! - World War II stories of sailors & submarines in the Pacific by Hopkinson, Deborah, author. Dive! - World War II stories of sailors & submarines in the Pacific

The story of America's little known war-within-a war -- that of the "silent service" -- U.S. submarine warfare during World War II.

Sep 29, 2016
Wonderland - how play made the modern world by Johnson, Steven, 1968- author. Wonderland - how play made the modern world

"From the New York Times-bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From, a look at he world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertained. This lushly illustrated history of popular entertainment takes along-zoom approach, contending that the pursuit of novelty and wonder is a powerful driver of world-shaping technological change. Steven Johnson argues that, throughout history, the cutting edge of innovation lies wherever people are working the hardest

Sep 29, 2016
The beginner's guide to divination - learn the secrets of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading--and predict your future. by Adams Media (COR) The beginner's guide to divination - learn the secrets of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading--and predict your future.

Introduces the divinatory arts of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading and teaches how to use each to predict the future.

Sep 29, 2016
Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology by Sears, Kathleen, author. Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology

Briefly reviews the history of astrology; describes characteristics of the four elements, the twelve houses, and sign compatibility; and covers topics in advanced astrology.

Sep 29, 2016
Astrology - the only book you'll ever need by Jackson, Cass, author. Astrology - the only book you'll ever need

Sep 29, 2016
Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation by Morningstar, Sally, author. Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation

Designed to teach readers how to develop their divination skills, looks at a wide variety of fortune-telling techniques including dream therapy, runes, and astrology.

Sep 29, 2016
The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Gallo, Leah, author. The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Shares stills, behind the scenes images, and visual effects concepts from the film, as well as insights from the cast and crew.

Sep 29, 2016
The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration? by Marciano, J. D, author. The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration?

Sep 29, 2016
All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor by Stratton, Donald/ Gire, Ken All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

Sep 29, 2016
Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season by Haverkamp, Heidi, author. Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season

Collects twenty-eight Advent devotions featuring scriptural passages, questions for reflection, and excerpts from C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe."

Sep 29, 2016
Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World by Winters, Robert W. Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

Sep 29, 2016