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French vocabulary by Kurbegov, Eliane.

French vocabulary

Sep 30, 2014
Forest feast - simple vegetarian recipes from my cabin in the woods by Gleeson, Erin, author, illustrator.

Forest feast - simple vegetarian recipes from my cabin in the woods

Erin Gleeson made her dream a reality when she left New York City and moved into a tiny cabin in a California forest in order to be closer to nature. The natural beauty of her surroundings and the abundance of local produce serve as the inspiration for The Forest Feast, based on her popular blog. Most of the book's 100 wholly vegetarian recipes call for only three or four ingredients and require very few steps, resulting in dishes that are fresh, wholesome, delicious, and stunning. Among the del

Sep 30, 2014
Fresh nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly (Kimi)

Fresh nourishing salads for all seasons

Sep 30, 2014
Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters by Valenti, Jessica, author.

Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters

Sep 30, 2014
Seafaring women - adventures of pirate queens, female stowaways, and sailors' wives by Cordingly, David.

Seafaring women - adventures of pirate queens, female stowaways, and sailors' wives

Sep 30, 2014
Scandals of classic Hollywood - sex, deviance, and drama from the golden age of American cinema by Petersen, Anne Helen.

Scandals of classic Hollywood - sex, deviance, and drama from the golden age of American cinema

"A collection of shocking clashes and controversies from Hollywood's Golden Age, featuring notorious personalities including Judy Garland, Cary Grant, Jean Harlow, and more"--

Sep 30, 2014
Foxfire 12 - war stories, Cherokee traditions, summer camps, square dancing, crafts, and more affairs of plain living by Collins, Kaye Carver (EDT)/ Foxfire Fund Inc./ Cheek, Angie (EDT)

Foxfire 12 - war stories, Cherokee traditions, summer camps, square dancing, crafts, and more affairs of plain living

Presents the art of the simple life with a collection of stories and essays on Appalachia, covering such topics as square dancing, making rose beads, Cherokee traditions, and lessons on finding turtles in the local pond.

Sep 30, 2014
Hacking h(app)iness - why your personal data counts and how tracking it can change the world by Havens, John C.

Hacking h(app)iness - why your personal data counts and how tracking it can change the world

"In Hacking Happiness, futurist and contributing Mashable writer John C. Havens introduces you to your "quantified self"-your digital identity represented by gigabytes of data produced from tracking your activities on your smartphone and computer. Harvested by megacorporations such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon, Havens argues that companies gather this data because of its immense economic value, encouraging a culture of "sharing" as they hoard the information based on our lives for private mon

Sep 30, 2014
The Hermitage - 250 masterworks by

The Hermitage - 250 masterworks

The Hermitage: 250 Masterpieces explores this sumptuous collection in the manner of a private tour, showcasing the museum's extraordinary and uniquely underpublished treasures: no other institution has thirty-six Rembrandts; works by Italian Renaissance artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Titian; Spanish artists such as Vela´zquez, Ribera, and Murillo; Flemish baroque artists such as van Dyck, Rubens, and Jan Brueghel the Elder; impressionist and post-impressionist works by Re

Sep 30, 2014
How Star Wars conquered the universe - the past, present, and future of a multibillion dollar franchise by Taylor, Chris, 1973-

How Star Wars conquered the universe - the past, present, and future of a multibillion dollar franchise

Sep 30, 2014
Food politics - how the food industry influences nutrition and health by Nestle, Marion, author.

Food politics - how the food industry influences nutrition and health

Examines how marketing practices promote overeating and malnutrition, and discusses the influence the food industry has over government and health care.

Sep 30, 2014
Incite - dreams realized - the best of mixed media by Jenny, Tonia (EDT)

Incite - dreams realized - the best of mixed media

Presents more than one hundred twenty paintings and sculptures by ninety-three artists that use a variety of mixed media techniques to create works inspired by the theme of dreams realized.

Sep 30, 2014
Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it by Wyner, Gabriel.

Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it

Presents a series of techniques for acquiring a foreign language, including news ways of training the tongue for pronunciation, use of visual imagery for connecting sounds and spelling, and spaced-repetition methods for learning new vocabulary.

Sep 30, 2014
Facing the music - discovering real life, real love, and real faith by Knapp, Jennifer, 1974- author.

Facing the music - discovering real life, real love, and real faith

Sep 30, 2014
Leadership handbook - 26 critical lessons every leader needs. by Maxwell, John C.

Leadership handbook - 26 critical lessons every leader needs.

Sep 30, 2014
Copia by Meitner, Erika, 1975-

Copia

"Started as a VQR documentary-project, Copia examines the now-bankrupt city of Detroit, once the thriving heart of the American Dream. "--

Sep 30, 2014
Dark forces - the truth about what happened in Benghazi by Timmerman, Kenneth R., author.

Dark forces - the truth about what happened in Benghazi

In this gripping account of lies and heroic acts, the New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Warriors investigates the tragedy of Benghazi, putting the events on September 11, 2012 in the larger context of Obama administration policy toward the Middle East.

Sep 30, 2014
Derek Jeter - born to be a Yankee by

Derek Jeter - born to be a Yankee

Sep 30, 2014
Death to the infidels - radical Islam's war against the Jews by Bard, Mitchell Geoffrey, 1959- author.

Death to the infidels - radical Islam's war against the Jews

"For more than a century, much of the attention given to the Middle East has focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict. The rise of a Palestinian offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic Resistance Movement or Hamas, transformed the nature of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. The dispute, in the view of Hamas, is not over a division of Palestine, but rather about Jews ruling over Muslims and the presence of Jews on Islamic land. However, this Islamic-Jewish conflict is not

Sep 30, 2014
A deadly wandering - a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention by Richtel, Matt, author.

A deadly wandering - a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention

"From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology's vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic "texting-while-driving" car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006. In this ambitious, compelling, and beautifully written book, Matt Richtel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times, examines the impact of technology on our lives through the story of Uta

Sep 30, 2014