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Do what thou wilt - a life of Aleister Crowley by Sutin, Lawrence, 1951-, author

Do what thou wilt - a life of Aleister Crowley

Feb 7, 2016
Game of Thrones- the noble houses of Westeros, season 1-5. by

Game of Thrones- the noble houses of Westeros, season 1-5.

The noble houses of Westeros is a detailed guide to the major Houses that inhabit the world of Game of Thrones, filled with information on each House's sigil, history, home, family tree, character profiles, alliances, and more, fully illustrated with series photography throughout. A must-have for the millions of collectors of all things GOT.

Feb 7, 2016
Crocheted scoodies - 20 gorgeous hooded scarves and cowls to crochet by Melzer, Magdalena, author.

Crocheted scoodies - 20 gorgeous hooded scarves and cowls to crochet

'Scoodie' comes from the combination of the words scarf and hoodie --and it is taking the world by storm! Magdalena Melzer and Anne Thiemeyer have created 20 scoodie designs that are not only fabulous fashion accessories, but their chunky crocheted yarns will also keep both your neck and head wonderfully warm and cozy." The projects range from the classy and chic to the more casual and creative. With so much variety to choose from, you're sure to find the right style to suit you. There are only

Feb 7, 2016
The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt by Burns, Eric, author.

The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

Explores the relationship between president Theodore Roosevelt and his youngest and favorite son Quentin, who died in an air fight during the first World War.

Feb 7, 2016
The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier by Walter, Jakob, 1788-1864.

The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier

Feb 7, 2016
Anatomy of love - a natural history of mating, marriage, and why we stray by Fisher, Helen E., author.

Anatomy of love - a natural history of mating, marriage, and why we stray

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Feb 7, 2016
Four centuries of quilts - the Colonial Williamsburg collection by

Four centuries of quilts - the Colonial Williamsburg collection

Feb 7, 2016
Fortify your life - your guide to vitamins, minerals, and more by Low Dog, Tieraona, author.

Fortify your life - your guide to vitamins, minerals, and more

"Health-conscious consumers read nutritional labels, but it's nearly impossible to get the nutrients we need with diet alone. To get the USDA-recommended daily quota of vitamin D, for example, you need to eat 15 eggs or 26 sardines; of iron, 414 almonds or 15 cups of broccoli. So we rely on nutritional supplements--vitamins and minerals, probiotics and enzymes--but the variety of pills, products, and elixirs on the market today is overwhelming. And, as we have seen in recent news, some of these

Feb 7, 2016
The firebrand and the First Lady - portrait of a friendship - Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice by Bell-Scott, Patricia

The firebrand and the First Lady - portrait of a friendship - Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice

"A groundbreaking book—two decades in the works—that tells the story of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist, granddaughter of a mulatto slave, and the first lady of the United States, whose ancestry gave her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, forged an enduring friendship that changed each of their lives and helped to alter the course of race and racism in America."--

Feb 7, 2016
Finger painting weekend workshop - a beginner's guide to creating brush-free works of art by Scott, Iris, author, artist.

Finger painting weekend workshop - a beginner's guide to creating brush-free works of art

"Leave your brushes behind! Iris Scott's revolutionary finger-painting courses are designed for everyone, especially beginners. Watch your paintings flourish with life when you follow Iris's simple techniques that let the paint do the work. Complete with five masterpieces and clear, step-by-step instructions for recreating each one, this book makes you feel like you are sitting right in one of Iris's best-selling finger painting classes. Featuring beautiful artworks like Koi Fish, Wet Road, Clou

Feb 7, 2016
Fat woman on the mountain - how I lost half of myself and found happiness - a memoir by Whitely, Kara Richardson.

Fat woman on the mountain - how I lost half of myself and found happiness - a memoir

The story of a woman who changed her focus from how many pounds she wanted to lose to doing what she wanted to do - climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Feb 7, 2016
Fast into the night - a woman, her dogs, and their journey north on the Iditarod Trail by Moderow, Debbie Clarke, author.

Fast into the night - a woman, her dogs, and their journey north on the Iditarod Trail

Describes the author's experiences as a middle-aged mom whose initial resolve to train for and complete the Iditarod failed when her dogs refused to finish the race, detailing how she overcame daunting challenges to succeed during a second attempt. --

Feb 7, 2016
Fast food maniac - from Arby's to White Castle, one man's supersized obsession with America's favorite food by Hein, Jon, 1967- author.

Fast food maniac - from Arby's to White Castle, one man's supersized obsession with America's favorite food

Jon Hein is the ultimate fast food maniac, and in this book he draws on his extensive knowledge of, and love for, both nationwide chains and regional gems, from McDonald's and KFC to In-N-Out Burger and Carvel. He digs into their origin stories; reveals secret menu items; includes best lists for everything from fried chicken and shakes to connoisseur concerns such as straws and biscuits; takes a nostalgic look back at the best giveaways, slogans, and uniforms; and even provides a battle-tested d

Feb 7, 2016
The carols of Christmas - a celebration of the surprising stories behind your favorite holiday songs by Gant, Andrew, 1963- author.

The carols of Christmas - a celebration of the surprising stories behind your favorite holiday songs

Shares the origins of twenty-one Christmas carols, including "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing," "Away in a Manger," and "The Twelve Days of Christmas."

Feb 7, 2016
Life of William Grimes, the runaway slave by Grimes, William, 1784-1865.

Life of William Grimes, the runaway slave

Feb 7, 2016
Just your type - create the relationship you've always wanted using the secrets of personality type by Tieger, Paul D.

Just your type - create the relationship you've always wanted using the secrets of personality type

Feb 7, 2016
Juggling with knives - smart investing in the coming age of volatility by Jubak, Jim, author.

Juggling with knives - smart investing in the coming age of volatility

"In his new book, investment expert Jim Jubak explores the "new normal" of market volatility. With remarkable insights into the zeitgeist of financial markets and the economy, Jubak combines the big macro trends with the more mundane aspects of life to depict why volatility is here to stay, why things are not going to get any calmer soon, and how you can make investing decisions to profit off this new reality. He presents a unified picture that extends far beyond a narrow view of financial marke

Feb 7, 2016
The Jemima code - two centuries of African American cookbooks by Tipton-Martin, Toni, author.

The Jemima code - two centuries of African American cookbooks

Women of African descent have contributed to America's food culture for centuries, but their rich and varied involvement is still overshadowed by the demeaning stereotype of an illiterate "Aunt Jemima" who cooked mostly by natural instinct. Tipton-Martin looks at black cookbooks that range from a rare 1827 house servant's manual, the first book published by an African American in the trade, to modern classics. These cookbooks offer firsthand evidence that African Americans cooked creative master

Feb 7, 2016
The Jazz harmony book - a course in adding chords to melodies by Berkman, David, author.

The Jazz harmony book - a course in adding chords to melodies

This book teaches the ideas behind adding chords to melodies. It begins with basic chords and progressions, and moves to more complex ideas. With an introduction and two appendices. Two CDs of additional material.

Feb 7, 2016
Andy Warhol was a hoarder - inside the minds of history's great personalities by Kalb, Claudia.

Andy Warhol was a hoarder - inside the minds of history's great personalities

"Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? In this surprising and inventive look at the evolution of mental health, respected journalist Claudia Kalb gives readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile historic figures through the lens of modern psychology, weaving groundbreaking research into biographical narratives that are deeply embedded in our culture. From Marilyn Monroe's borderline personality disorder to Charles Darwin's anxiety, Kalb provides compelling insight into a bro

Feb 7, 2016