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Scrap quilt secrets - 6 design techniques for knockout results by Knott, Diane D., 1966- author.

Scrap quilt secrets - 6 design techniques for knockout results

Offers sixteen quilting projects using six design techniques that apply the S.C.R.A.P.S. system: style, contrast, repetition, accent color, palette, and selvages.

Jun 25, 2016
Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim by Rehman, Sabeeha, author.

Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

"This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on religion and culture. Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of an arranged marriage in Pakistan that would become a love match lasting forty years, Threading My Prayer Rug is the story of many journeys: from Pakistan to America, from which her husband-to-be returned to wed and collect her while he completed his medical residency; from masters candidate to young bride and mother; from secular Muslim in an

Jun 25, 2016
Preparing to die - practical advice and spiritual wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition by Holecek, Andrew, 1955-

Preparing to die - practical advice and spiritual wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition

We all face death, but how many of us are actually ready for it? Whether our own death or that of a loved one comes first, how prepared are we, spiritually or practically? In Preparing to Die, Andrew Holecek presents a wide array of resources to help the reader address this unfinished business. Part One shows how to prepare one's mind and how to help others, before, during, and after death. The author explains how spiritual preparation for death can completely transform our relationship to the e

Jun 25, 2016
Teach yourself electricity and electronics by Gibilisco, Stan, author.

Teach yourself electricity and electronics

"This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you'll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifi

Jun 25, 2016
Tattoo masters by

Tattoo masters

Jun 25, 2016
The strange career of William Ellis - the Texas slave who became a Mexican millionaire by Jacoby, Karl, 1965-

The strange career of William Ellis - the Texas slave who became a Mexican millionaire

Jun 25, 2016
Samsung Galaxy S7 for dummies by Hughes, Bill, 1960- author.

Samsung Galaxy S7 for dummies

Jun 25, 2016
Rio de Janeiro by

Rio de Janeiro

In a spectacular setting between granite peaks and the South Atlantic Ocean, Rio de Janeiro is one of South America's most iconic cities. Explore Rio de Janeiro is the latest title in this popular series from Insight and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this exciting city: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes through the city's many fascinating neighbourhoods, from the Centro Hist?rico and the charming Santa Teresa district to the fabled beaches of Copacabana to

Jun 25, 2016
When pride still mattered - a life of Vince Lombardi by Maraniss, David.

When pride still mattered - a life of Vince Lombardi

A biography of the legendary football coach covers his Italian American roots, his Jesuit training, his relationships with wife and family, and his rise to prominence.

Jun 25, 2016
We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation by Van der Leun, Justine, author.

We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation

Recounts the story of a young American anti-apartheid activist and Fulbright scholar who was murdered by black residents of Cape Town, who ultimately were granted amnesty and worked with the woman's parents to create an educational foundation for justice.

Jun 25, 2016
William Tecumseh Sherman - in the service of my country - a life by McDonough, James L., 1934- author.

William Tecumseh Sherman - in the service of my country - a life

"A major new biography of one of Americas most storied military figures. General Sherman's 1864 burning of Atlanta solidified his legacy as a ruthless leader. Yet Sherman proved far more complex than his legendary military tactics reveal. James Lee McDonough offers fresh insight into a man tormented by the fear that history would pass him by, who was plagued by personal debts, and who lived much of his life separated from his family. As a soldier, Sherman evolved from a spirited student at West

Jun 25, 2016
Ultimate encyclopedia of boxing by Mullan, Harry, 1946-1999, author.

Ultimate encyclopedia of boxing

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing is the world's most comprehensive single-volume illustrated work of boxing reference, covering all aspects of the sport since its rise from the days of illegal big-money challenge matches to the multi-million-dollar televised extravaganza it is today. As well as details of the careers of the world's greatest boxers, and descriptions of many of their outstanding fights, it traces the progress of the world title from champion to champion in all the weight classe

Jun 25, 2016
This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color by Moraga, Cherriþe (EDT)/ Anzalda͠, Gloria (EDT)

This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color

Jun 25, 2016
Texas Hold|em Made Easy - A Systemetic Process for Steady Winnings at No Limit Hold|em by Hazelton, Walt

Texas Hold|em Made Easy - A Systemetic Process for Steady Winnings at No Limit Hold|em

Jun 25, 2016
The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State by Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author.

The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

"Ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection draws on several articles he wrote while researching that book as well as many that he's written since,

Jun 25, 2016
The Lightroom Mobile Book by Kelby, Scott

The Lightroom Mobile Book

Jun 25, 2016
Leather crafts by Franklin, Geoffrey, author.

Leather crafts

"Leatherworking is an age-old practice, but today's artisans are updating the craft with a sophisticated, modern style. Full of step-by-step instructions and clear color photos, this helpful guide gives you 20 useful and attractive leather-craft projects, ranging in difficulty from easy to advanced..." --Page 4 of cover.

Jun 25, 2016
Is you okay? by Green, GloZell, 1972-

Is you okay?

"A fun, inspiring memoir from "the Queen of YouTube" about her journey from anonymity in Florida to massive popularity on the Internet, filled with the unlikeliest of stories that are as poignant as they are hilarious "Is you okay? Is you good? Cuz I want to know!" Eager to entertain, dedicated to making people laugh, comedian and video superstar GloZell Green is game for any challenge, no matter how silly, gross, or absurd. Her crazy video stunts have propelled her into the ranks of legendary f

Jun 25, 2016
The maker's manual by Maietta, Andrea, author.

The maker's manual

A guide to transforming ideas into physical projects and working toward a sustainable business covers such topics as electronics prototyping, CAD software, 3D printing, programming with Python, project management, and business financing.

Jun 25, 2016
Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life by McIntosh, Kenneth, 1959-

Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life

"Discover the world of the ancient Celtic Christians and find practical insights for living in the twenty-first century. Using storytelling, careful research, and personal experience, the author invites you to get to know Brendan and Brigid, Columba and Patrick, as well as Myrddin (better known as Merlin) and other lesser-known figures from the great pageant of Celtic history. These stories both entertain and inspire; rooted in legend and history, they offer us here-and-now hope and insight."--P

Jun 25, 2016