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The inspired wedding - seven handcrafted themes for your big day by Arendoski, Emma, author.

The inspired wedding - seven handcrafted themes for your big day

Dec 28, 2014
From the New World - Poems 1976-2014 by Graham, Jorie

From the New World - Poems 1976-2014

Dec 28, 2014
Fearless - stories of the American saints by Camille, Alice L.

Fearless - stories of the American saints

Dec 28, 2014
Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security by Kotlikoff, Laurence J.

Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security

"Learn the secrets to maximizing your Social Security benefits and earn up to thousands of dollars more each year with expert advice that you can't get anywhere else. Want to know how to navigate the forbidding maze of Social Security and emerge with the highest possible benefits? You could try reading all 2,728 rules of the Social Security system (and the thousands of explanations of these rules), but Kotlikoff, Moeller, and Solman explain Social Security benefits in an easy to understand and

Dec 28, 2014
Giftwrapped - practical and inventive ideas for all occasions and celebrations by Means, Jane.

Giftwrapped - practical and inventive ideas for all occasions and celebrations

Dec 28, 2014
Give me liberty - speakers and speeches that have shaped America by Webber, Christopher, author.

Give me liberty - speakers and speeches that have shaped America

Examines fourteen notable speeches given by individuals from Patrick Henry to Martin Luther King, including abolitionists and suffragists as well as presidents, placing them in context and explaining how they expressed the theme of liberty.

Dec 28, 2014
God, faith & identity from the ashes - reflections of children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors by

God, faith & identity from the ashes - reflections of children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors

Dec 28, 2014
Filmmaking & documentaries by Hill, Z. B., author.

Filmmaking & documentaries

"Have you ever been inspired to create your own movies? Whether it's the biggest blockbuster movie or a small documentary, many people make a living creating amazing films. Discover the world of filmmaking, including the business behind both Hollywood hits and small films. Learn how you can get started on a career behind the camera"--Publisher's website.

Dec 28, 2014
Goin' crazy with Sam Peckinpah and all our friends by Evans, Max, 1924-

Goin' crazy with Sam Peckinpah and all our friends

"Almost as famous for the legendary excesses of his personal life as for his films, Sam Peckinpah (1925-1984) cemented his reputation as one of the great American directors with movies such as The Wild Bunch and Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Max Evans, one of Peckinpah's best friends, experienced the director's mercurial character and personal demons firsthand. In this enthralling memoir we follow Evans and Peckinpah through conversations in bars, family gatherings, binges on drugs and alcohol,

Dec 28, 2014
Escape from Tibet - a true story by Gray, Nick (Television producer), author.

Escape from Tibet - a true story

Eleven-year-old Tenzin hasn't seen his older brother, Pasang, in five years, so he is thrilled when Pasang unexpectedly returns to their Tibetan village late one night. Now eighteen, Pasang is an educated monk whose return from India provokes the suspicious and ever-watchful eyes of the Chinese authorities. Unbeknownst to Tenzin, Pasang has conspired with their mother to leave again--taking his younger brother with him this time, in search of a better life. At first Tenzin is thrilled to embark

Dec 28, 2014
Vital signs - the nature and nurture of passion by Levoy, Gregg, 1955-

Vital signs - the nature and nurture of passion

" Rediscover-or discover for the first time-the things that make you passionate in life. Vital Signs is about what inspires passion and what defeats it. How we lose it and how we get it back. And, ultimately, it's about the endless yet endlessly fruitful tug-of-war between freedom and domestication, the wild in us and the tame, our natural selves and our conditioned selves. Each chapter in Gregg Levoy's Vital Signs contains a core sample, an intimate biography of one of the strategies we employ

Dec 28, 2014
Strategize to win - the new way to start out, step up, or start over in your career by Harris, Carla A.

Strategize to win - the new way to start out, step up, or start over in your career

" The Wall Street powerhouse and author of Expect to Win offers a new way to conceptualize career strategies and gives us proven tools for successful change Whether we're starting out, striving toward a promotion, or looking for a new opportunity, the working world isn't what it used to be. Wall Street veteran Carla Harris knows this, and in Strategize to Win she gives readers the tools they need to get started; get "unstuck" from bad situations; redirect momentum; and position themselves to man

Dec 28, 2014
GQ drinks - the cocktail collection for discerning drinkers by

GQ drinks - the cocktail collection for discerning drinkers

From the magazine synonymous with style comes the ultimate cookbook for men with discerning taste. Over 150 recipes for classic and cutting-edge cocktails featuring creations from bar legends and innovative mixes by new talent from the world's best bars.

Dec 28, 2014
The Yankee comandante - the untold story of courage, passion, and one American's fight to liberate Cuba by Sallah, Michael, author.

The Yankee comandante - the untold story of courage, passion, and one American's fight to liberate Cuba

William Morgan, a tough-talking ex-paratrooper, stunned family and friends when in 1957 he left Ohio to join freedom fighters in the mountains of Cuba. He led one band of guerrillas, and Che Guevara another, and together they swept through the country, ultimately forcing corrupt dictator Fulgencio Batista from power. In just a year of fighting, the American revolutionary had altered the landscape of the Cold War. But Morgan believed they were fighting to liberate Cuba. Then Fidel Castro canceled

Dec 28, 2014
How to make jewelry charms from polymer clay by Sharpe, Jessica.

How to make jewelry charms from polymer clay

Clay expert Jessica Sharpe offers the essentials for creating clay charms.

Dec 28, 2014
Honey - a complete guide to honey's flavors and culinary uses with over 80 recipes by Ellis, Hattie, author.

Honey - a complete guide to honey's flavors and culinary uses with over 80 recipes

Discusses the health benefits of honey and elements to consider when buying and tasting the natural sweetener, and includes recipes for such fare as honey-caramelized fennel soup, chorizo with wine and honey, and honey cheesecake.

Dec 28, 2014
iPad® for dummies® by Baig, Edward C., author.

iPad® for dummies®

Dec 28, 2014
The Interstellar Age - Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission by Bell, Jim

The Interstellar Age - Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission

Dec 28, 2014
Where have you been? - selected essays by Hofmann, Michael, 1957 August 25-

Where have you been? - selected essays

"A collection of essays on poetry and translation from literary critic Michael Hofmann"--

Dec 28, 2014
Graphic arts by Stewart, Gail B. (Gail Barbara), 1949-

Graphic arts

"Graphic artists are responsible for creating the layouts of books and magazines, political posters, and the design and packaging of almost every product imaginable. This book examines graphic art--the tools, the techniques, the artists, and the artwork that so many generations have come to know and love."--Publisher's website.

Dec 28, 2014