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Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success by Houston, Greg, 1966- author.

Illustration that works - professional techniques for artistic and commercial success

Jun 26, 2016
Homespun, handknit - caps, socks, mittens & gloves by

Homespun, handknit - caps, socks, mittens & gloves

Jun 26, 2016
The healing promise of Qi - creating extraordinary wellness through Qigong and Tai Chi by Jahnke, Roger.

The healing promise of Qi - creating extraordinary wellness through Qigong and Tai Chi

With the help of 125 illustrations, the author describes a number of qigong and tai chi tools, practices, and techniques for accessing and utilizing the power of qi to increase vitality, longevity, and sexual potency as well as achieve and maintain optimal health and inner peace.

Jun 26, 2016
GoatMan - how I took a holiday from being human by Thwaites, Thomas, 1980- author.

GoatMan - how I took a holiday from being human

Jun 26, 2016
The collected plays of Neil Simon, volume II by Simon, Neil.

The collected plays of Neil Simon, volume II

Jun 26, 2016
Calming your anxious child - words to say and things to do by Trainor, Kathleen, 1955- author.

Calming your anxious child - words to say and things to do

Jun 26, 2016
A cabinet of philosophical curiosities - a collection of puzzles, oddities, riddles, and dilemmas by Sorensen, Roy A., author.

A cabinet of philosophical curiosities - a collection of puzzles, oddities, riddles, and dilemmas

Jun 26, 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 26, 2016
Banjo - an illustrated history by Carlin, Bob, author.

Banjo - an illustrated history

Jun 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
Transgender 101 - a simple guide to a complex issue by Teich, Nicholas M.

Transgender 101 - a simple guide to a complex issue

Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this resource combines a portrait of transgenderism with a history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination. Chapters introduce transgenderism and its psychological, physical, and social processes; describe the coming out process and its effect on family and friends; discuss the relationship between sexual orientation and gender; and explore the differences between transsexualism and le

Jun 26, 2016
Never a dull moment - 1971-- the year that rock exploded by Hepworth, David, 1950- author.

Never a dull moment - 1971-- the year that rock exploded

"David Hepworth, an ardent music fan and well regarded critic, was twenty-one in '71, the same age as many of the legendary artists who arrived on the scene. Taking us on a tour of the major moments, the events and songs of this remarkable year, he shows how musicians came together to form the perfect storm of rock and roll greatness, starting a musical era that would last longer than anyone predicted. Those who joined bands to escape things that lasted found themselves in a new age, its colossa

Jun 26, 2016
Painless Italian by Danesi, Marcel, 1946-

Painless Italian

Jun 26, 2016
Play bigger - how pirates, dreamers, and innovators create and dominate markets by Ramadan, Al, author.

Play bigger - how pirates, dreamers, and innovators create and dominate markets

The founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm study legendary category-creating companies and reveal a groundbreaking discipline called category design.Winning today isn't about beating the competition at the old game. It's about inventing a whole new game--defining a new market category, developing it, and dominating it over time. You can't build a legendary company without building a legendary category. If you think that having the best product is all it takes to win, you're going t

Jun 26, 2016
Ratf**ked - the true story behind the secret plan to steal America's democracy by Daley, David (Editor-in-chief), author.

Ratf**ked - the true story behind the secret plan to steal America's democracy

"The explosive account of how Republican legislators and political operatives fundamentally rigged our American democracy through redistricting,"--NoveList.

Jun 26, 2016
The pug list - a ridiculous little dog, a family who lost everything, and how they all found their way home by Hodgson, Alison, author.

The pug list - a ridiculous little dog, a family who lost everything, and how they all found their way home

Jun 26, 2016
Martha's Vineyard - Isle of dreams by Branch, Susan, author, artist.

Martha's Vineyard - Isle of dreams

"In the winter of 1982, long before she became the watercolor artist and author we know today, Susan Branch, 34-years-old and heartbroken from the sudden and unexpected end of her marriage in California, "ran away from home" to the Island of Martha's Vineyard hoping to gain perspective. It was meant to be temporary, a three-month time-out from the daily grind of being broken up and miserable, but within days of her arrival, alone and not quite in her right mind, Susan "accidentally" bought a tin

Jun 26, 2016
Summer berries & autumn fruits - 120 sensational sweet & savory recipes by Rigg, Annie, author.

Summer berries & autumn fruits - 120 sensational sweet & savory recipes

"Sweet cherries, juicy oranges, succulent strawberries, tongue-tingling limes - everyone has a favorite fruit, though too often many of us just eat it as it comes, or stick to classics such as apple crumble. In this inspiring collection of seasonal recipes, Annie Rigg offers 120 original, exciting and tempting ways to enjoy the orchard's bounty. Whether introducing a splash of color to your plate or providing the perfect tangy countertaste to a rich cheese, she shows how fruit can play the starr

Jun 26, 2016
The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all by Aitchison, John (Cinematographer), author.

The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all

For twenty years John Aitchison has been traveling the world to film wildlife for a variety of international TV shows, taking him to far-away places on every continent. Aitchison reveals what happens behind the scenes and beyond the camera. He explains the practicalities and challenges of the filming process, and the problems of survival in perilous places. He records touching moments and dramatic incidents, some ending in success, others desperately sad. There are times when a hunted animal tri

Jun 26, 2016