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Top 10 San Francisco 2016 by Kennedy, Jeffrey, author

Top 10 San Francisco 2016

Feb 12, 2016
Top 10 Rome 2016 by Bramblett, Reid, author

Top 10 Rome 2016

Feb 12, 2016
My name is Mahtob by Mahmoody, Mahtob.

My name is Mahtob

The author tells the story of her and her mother's escape from an abusive, fanatical Iranian father when she was six, as well as how she lived her subsequent life under the shadow of fear of her menacing father, and eventually was healed by her faith in God.

Feb 12, 2016
Quilt giving - 19 simple quilt patterns to make and give by Fisher, Deborah, 1970- author.

Quilt giving - 19 simple quilt patterns to make and give

Feb 12, 2016
The perfect meal - the multisensory science of food and dining by Spence, Charles, author.

The perfect meal - the multisensory science of food and dining

" The authors of The Perfect Meal examine all of the elements that contribute to the diner's experience of a meal (primarily at a restaurant) and investigate how each of the diner's senses contributes to their overall multisensory experience. The principal focus of the book is not on flavor perception, but on all of the non-food and beverage factors that have been shown to influence the diner's overall experience.Examples are: the colour of the plate (visual) the shape of the glass (visual/tacti

Feb 12, 2016
Reverse gut diseases naturally by Honda, Michelle, author.

Reverse gut diseases naturally

"More than 50 million Americans struggle with gut diseases like Crohn's disease and colitis. With traditional medicine offering little in the way of lasting, low-risk solutions, more patients are turning to the world of natural medicine. With Reverse Gut Diseases Naturally, learn to work with your body to achieve safe and sustainable results that will let you reclaim your life and your independence." --

Feb 12, 2016
Redeeming the great emancipator by Guelzo, Allen C.

Redeeming the great emancipator

Feb 12, 2016
Rarely seen - photographs of the extraordinary by Hitchcock, Susan Tyler, author.

Rarely seen - photographs of the extraordinary

In this dazzling book of visual wonders, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. Shot by some of the world's finest photographers, Rarely Seen features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes. It's all here: 30,000-year-old cave art sealed from the public; animals that are among the last of their species on Earth; volcanic lightning; giant crystals that have grown to more than 50 tons;

Feb 12, 2016
The rise and fall of American growth - the U.S. standard of living since the Civil War by Gordon, Robert J.. (Robert James), 1940-, author.

The rise and fall of American growth - the U.S. standard of living since the Civil War

"In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, home appliances, motor vehicles, air travel, air conditioning, and television transformed households and workplaces. With medical advances, life expectancy between 1870 and 1970 grew from forty-five to seventy-two years. Weaving together a vivid narrative, historical anecdotes, and economic analysis, The Rise and Fall of America

Feb 12, 2016
What would Jesus craft? - 30 simple projects for making a blessed home by MacDonald, Ross, 1957- author.

What would Jesus craft? - 30 simple projects for making a blessed home

Feb 12, 2016
Beagles - everything about purchase, care, nutrition, handling, and behavior by Roesel-Parent, Lucia E.

Beagles - everything about purchase, care, nutrition, handling, and behavior

"Everything About Purchase, Care, Nutrition, Handling, and Behavior Filled with Full-Color Photographs"--

Feb 12, 2016
Writing down the bones - freeing the writer within by Goldberg, Natalie, author.

Writing down the bones - freeing the writer within

Feb 12, 2016
What happened, Miss Simone? - a biography by Light, Alan, author.

What happened, Miss Simone? - a biography

"Inspired by the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist. From music journalist and former Spin and Vibe editor-in-chief Alan Light comes a biography of incandescent soul singer and Black Power icon Nina Simone, one of the most influential, provocative, and least understood artists of our time

Feb 12, 2016
West of Eden - an American place by Stein, Jean, author.

West of Eden - an American place

Feb 12, 2016
Wild by nature - from Siberia to Australia, three years alone in the wilderness on foot by Marquis, Sarah, 1972- author.

Wild by nature - from Siberia to Australia, three years alone in the wilderness on foot

One woman, 10,000 miles on foot, 6 countries, 8 pairs of hiking boots, 3,000 cups of tea, 1,000 days and nights. Not since Cheryl Strayed's adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail has there been such a powerful epic by a woman alone. In Wild by Nature, National Geographic Explorer Sarah Marquis takes you on the trail of her ten-thousand-mile solo hike from Siberia to Thailand, at which point she was transported by boat to complete the hike at her favorite tree in Australia. Against nearly insurmoun

Feb 12, 2016
What we gain as we grow older - on Gelassenheit by Schmid, Wilhelm, 1953-

What we gain as we grow older - on Gelassenheit

Feb 12, 2016
Starcraft field manual by Barba, Rick, author.

Starcraft field manual

"A visually distinctive, in-world overview of the entire StarCraft franchise, this unique book unveils new details about the wide range of combat forces and technology employed by each of the three primary races within the game universe. A definitive field-guide, original illustrations pair with an engaging narrative that showcases all of the vital statistics, origins, lore, and other interesting facts that have emerged in each expansion,"--Amazon.com.

Feb 12, 2016
Your golden retriever puppy month by month by Albert, Terry, 1951- author.

Your golden retriever puppy month by month

"Expert pet author Terry Albert, veterinarian Deb Eldredge, and breeder Alan Gunther team up to cover each stage your golden retriever puppy will go through, detailing everything you need to be aware of and do during each phase..." --- From page [4] of the cover.

Feb 12, 2016
Writing fantasy & science fiction - how to create out-of-this-world novels and short stories / by by

Writing fantasy & science fiction - how to create out-of-this-world novels and short stories / by

Do you envision celestial cities in distant, fantastic worlds? Do you dream of mythical beasts and gallant quests in exotic kingdoms? If you have ever wanted to write the next great fantasy or science fiction story, this all-in-one comprehensive book will show you how. Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction is full of advice from master authors offering definitive instructions on world building, character creation, and storytelling in the many styles and possibilities available to writers of speculat

Feb 12, 2016
The slave's cause - a history of abolition by Sinha, Manisha. author.

The slave's cause - a history of abolition

Feb 12, 2016