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The acrylic painter - tools and techniques for the most versatile medium by Van Patten, James, 1939-

The acrylic painter - tools and techniques for the most versatile medium

Presents an introduction to painting with acrylics, covering the varieties of acrylic paints, additives, brushes, palettes, and painting surfaces and discussing color theory and techniques for transferring a visual experience to a finished artwork.

Jul 21, 2016
The 2-step low-FODMAP eating plan - how to build a custom diet that relieves the symptoms of IBS, lactose intolerance, or gluten sensitivity by Shepherd, Sue, author.

The 2-step low-FODMAP eating plan - how to build a custom diet that relieves the symptoms of IBS, lactose intolerance, or gluten sensitivity

"If you suffer from a digestive disorder, you're likely familiar with a long list of unknowns: I don't look sick, so what's wrong with me? What can I do to feel better? What foods exactly are causing me discomfort? Now, The 2-Step Low-FODMAP Eating Plan is here to answer those questions, provide delicious food that feels good to eat, and help pinpoint specific intolerances in less than eight weeks. Listen to your gut and go low-FODMAP--already proven the most effective dietary treatment worl

Jul 21, 2016
The anatomy of greatness - lessons from the best golf swings in history by Chamblee, Brandel, 1962- author.

The anatomy of greatness - lessons from the best golf swings in history

"Every golf game begins with the swing, and no two are identical. Years ago, however, Brandel Chamblee, the highly regarded Golf Channel analyst and former PGA Tour professional, noticed that the best players of all time have shared similar positions in each part of the swing, from the grip and setup to the footwork, backswing, and follow-through. Since then, Chamblee, a student of games´ history, has used scientific precision and thoroughness to make a study of the common swing positions of the

Jul 21, 2016
Bipolar faith - a black woman's journey with depression and faith by Coleman, Monica A.

Bipolar faith - a black woman's journey with depression and faith

Jul 21, 2016
Big data - does size matter? by Harkness, Timandra, author.

Big data - does size matter?

Jul 21, 2016
Angela Merkel - Europe's most influential leader by Qvortrup, Matthew, author.

Angela Merkel - Europe's most influential leader

"The in-depth biography of Angela Merkel, using exclusive new sources and research to tell how the daughter of a clergyman from East Germany rose to become one of the most powerful women in the world."--NoveList.

Jul 21, 2016
Blending families - merging households with kids 8-18 by Crow, Trevor, author.

Blending families - merging households with kids 8-18

"Blending Families responds to the need for a book that explores step-parenting by starting with the marriage as the central relationship in a new blended family unit. Just as you are better able to help your child in an airplane emergency if you put your oxygen mask on first, you are better able to blend two families if you take care of the marriage first. Starting with a discussion of attachment styles, the authors explore how those styles translate into the new family unit when trying to forg

Jul 21, 2016
Bolivia by Grosberg, Michael, author.

Bolivia

From the snowcapped Andes to the steamy Amazon, and from salt-crusted, flamingo-painted deserts to lush Yungas valleys, plunge by parachute, motorboat, bicycle or crampon into South America's most diverse and affordable country. Tour the world's largest salt flat, walk in the path of the Inca or search for magic potions in La Paz markets; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Bolivia and begin your journey now! Lonely Planet Bolivia is your passport to the most relevant, up

Jul 21, 2016
The book of spice - from anise to zedoary by O'Connell, John, 1972?- author.

The book of spice - from anise to zedoary

Jul 21, 2016
Brazil by St. Louis, Regis, author.

Brazil

Resident and expert authors reveal the best of Brazil, from its top attractions to off-the-beaten track wonders. New full color chapter on Brazil's amazing wildlife, and increased focus on sustainable travel, a Greendex.

Jul 21, 2016
Brazil by Robinson, Alex, author.

Brazil

Beautiful, vibrant, exuberant and welcoming, Brazil is truly a country to explore. From the miles of pristine and often deserted beaches along the coast to the mighty virgin forest of the Amazon, from the charm of cobbled colonial towns to the urban excitement of its busy metropolises, this guidebook will help you make the most of your visit to this magnificent country.

Jul 21, 2016
Bead-making lab - 52 explorations for crafting beads from polymer clay, plastic, paper, stone, wood, fiber, and wire by Powers, Heather, author.

Bead-making lab - 52 explorations for crafting beads from polymer clay, plastic, paper, stone, wood, fiber, and wire

Bead-Making Lab is organized by material, and single-spread lab tutorials for each bead design make the book simple to use. The tutorials are brief, accomplishable, and rewarding. Choose from traditional materials like paper mache and polymer clay, or opt for new materials such as resins and shrink plastic. Once you've selected your medium, follow the lab instructions for the bead-making technique of your choice. Try a new technique each week! With how-tos including molding, carving, painting, g

Jul 21, 2016
Barons of the Beltway - inside the princely world of our Washington elite--and how to overthrow them by Fields, Michelle, author.

Barons of the Beltway - inside the princely world of our Washington elite--and how to overthrow them

"A Fox News contributor reveals how corruption and waste in government begins with elected officials, and calls for an overthrow of the rich and out-of-touch American political class,"--NoveList.

Jul 21, 2016
Animals and the afterlife - true stories of our best friends' journey beyond death by Sheridan, Kim.

Animals and the afterlife - true stories of our best friends' journey beyond death

Jul 21, 2016
Bomb squad technician by Perritano, John, author.

Bomb squad technician

Discusses Bomb squad technicians, describing what they do, what it takes to be a technician, and what equipment they use.

Jul 21, 2016
Accounting for Dummies by Tracy, John A.

Accounting for Dummies

Jul 21, 2016
The apple cider vinegar cleanse - lose weight, improve gut health, fight cholesterol, and more with nature's miracle cure by Georgiou, Claire, author.

The apple cider vinegar cleanse - lose weight, improve gut health, fight cholesterol, and more with nature's miracle cure

"Apple cider vinegar has a cult following among health-conscious consumers. Not to be confused with distilled grocery-store apple cider vinegar, "ACV" is unfiltered, unprocessed fermented apple cider that is rich in bioactive components that give it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-glycemic and many other beneficial properties. This enables ACV to help everything from diabetes to heart health to weight loss, sinus congestion, and warts. THE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR CLEANSE will explain the myr

Jul 21, 2016
Bowery boys - adventures in old New York - an unconventional exploration of Manhattan's historical neighborhoods, secret spots and colorful characters by Young, Greg, author.

Bowery boys - adventures in old New York - an unconventional exploration of Manhattan's historical neighborhoods, secret spots and colorful characters

Jul 21, 2016
52 ways to connect with your smartphone obsessed kid - how to engage with kids who can't seem to pry their eyes from their devices by McKee, Jonathan R. (Jonathan Ray), 1970-

52 ways to connect with your smartphone obsessed kid - how to engage with kids who can't seem to pry their eyes from their devices

Jul 21, 2016
Building muscle and performance - a program for size, strength & speed by Tumminello, Nick.

Building muscle and performance - a program for size, strength & speed

Jul 21, 2016