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Tangle journey - exploring the far reaches of tangle drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media by Krahula, Beckah, author.

Tangle journey - exploring the far reaches of tangle drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media

"Find the next step in your zentangle journey, with even more step-by-step techniques and beautiful inspirational drawings! An exciting and in-depth follow up to One Zentangle A Day, Beckah Krahula guides you along with her sure-footed instruction and beautiful examples as she shows you how to take tangle drawing to the next level. From florals and organics to journal drawings and cityscapes, all kinds of experimentation are explored. Gain deeper insights into how tangles can be combined to crea

Feb 9, 2016
Mapping the muse - a bicentennial look at Indiana poetry by

Mapping the muse - a bicentennial look at Indiana poetry

Feb 9, 2016
The man who invented fiction - how Cervantes ushered in the modern world by Egginton, William, 1969-

The man who invented fiction - how Cervantes ushered in the modern world

"In the early seventeenth century, a crippled, graying, almost toothless veteran of Spain's wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book. It was the story of a poor nobleman, his brain addled from reading too many books of chivalry, who deludes himself that he is a knight errant and sets off on hilarious adventures. That book, Don Quixote, went on to sell more copies than any other book beside the Bible, making its author, Miguel de Cervantes, the single most-read author in human history. Ce

Feb 9, 2016
Mental illness by

Mental illness

Feb 9, 2016
Matt Groening and the Simpsons by Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-

Matt Groening and the Simpsons

: Cartoonist Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, has a talent for mocking, criticizing, and exposing the foolishness of modern culture. This talent has resulted in financial success, critical acclaim, and the longest-running show in television history.

Feb 9, 2016
Reproductive rights - who decides? by Wittenstein, Vicki O., 1954-

Reproductive rights - who decides?

Feb 9, 2016
Psycho-Cybernetics - updated and expanded by Maltz, Maxwell, 1899-1975, author.

Psycho-Cybernetics - updated and expanded

Cybernetics (loosely translated from the Greek): "a helmsman who steers his ship to port." Psycho-Cybernetics is a term coined by Dr. Maxwell Maltz, which means, "steering your mind to a productive, useful goal so you can reach the greatest port in the world, peace of mind." Since its first publication in 1960, Maltz's landmark bestseller has inspired and enhanced the lives of more than 30 million readers. In this updated edition, with a new introduction and editorial commentary by Matt Furey, p

Feb 9, 2016
The Parker sisters - a border kidnapping by Maddox, Lucy.

The Parker sisters - a border kidnapping

Feb 9, 2016
Into the magic shop - a neurosurgeon's quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart by Doty, James R. (James Robert), 1955- author.

Into the magic shop - a neurosurgeon's quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart

The author relates how a chance encounter in a magic shop with a woman who taught him exercises to ease his sufferings and manifest his greatest desires gave him a glimpse of the relationship between the brain and the heart, and drove him to explore the neuroscience of compassion and altruism.

Feb 9, 2016
The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family by Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937- author.

The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family

Gail Lumet Buckley, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African American family from Civil War to civil rights.

Feb 9, 2016
The big red book of modern Chinese literature - writings from the mainland in the long twentieth century by

The big red book of modern Chinese literature - writings from the mainland in the long twentieth century

"Award-winning literary scholar and poet Yunte Huang here gathers together an intimate and authoritative selection of significant works, in outstanding translations, from nearly fifty Chinese writers, that together express a search for the soul of modern China. From the 1912 overthrow of a millennia-long monarchy to the Cultural Revolution, to China’s rise as a global military and economic superpower, the Chinese literary imagination has encompassed an astonishing array of moods and styles?from

Feb 9, 2016
Betty Crocker's slow cooker cookbook. by Crocker, Betty.

Betty Crocker's slow cooker cookbook.

You'll find main dish recipes for soups, stews, roasts, chicken, turkey, and even vegetarian meals.

Feb 9, 2016
Washington's monument - and the fascinating history of the obelisk by Gordon, John Steele, author.

Washington's monument - and the fascinating history of the obelisk

"Conceived soon after the American Revolution ended, the great monument to George Washington was not finally completed until almost a century later; the great obelisk was finished in 1884, and remains the tallest stone structure in the world at 555 feet. The story behind its construction is a largely untold and intriguing piece of American history, which acclaimed historian John Steele Gordon relates with verve, connecting it to the colorful saga of the ancient obelisks of Egypt. Nobody knows ho

Feb 9, 2016
The complete book of home organization by Hammersley, Toni, author.

The complete book of home organization

Hammersley provides innovative storage ideas and cleaning tips to help you effectively and attractively organize your home. She shows you how to purge, sort, and store using systems that will improve and revitalize any living space.

Feb 9, 2016
Life's too short to pretend you're not religious by Dark, David, 1969-, author

Life's too short to pretend you're not religious

Feb 9, 2016
Retox - yoga, food, attitude, healthy solutions for real life by Imparato, Lauren.

Retox - yoga, food, attitude, healthy solutions for real life

"Practical health and wellness strategies from Lauren Imparato, creator of the I.AM.YOU. lifestyle brand and yoga studio. Rest to rage. Meditate to work. Cleanse to get dirty. Enough preaching about self-deprivation. No more striving for bodily purity. Who has the patience--or the time!--for strict dietary restrictions and hours of meditation? Let's get real. These tactics just don't work--at least not for long. But that doesn't mean health and happiness are unobtainable. Most often you just nee

Feb 9, 2016
Dake's annotated reference Bible - the Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James version text by

Dake's annotated reference Bible - the Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James version text

The Dake Annotated Reference Bible is called by many names: the Dakes Bible, Dake's Bible, the Dake Bible, Dake's Annotated Bible, Dakes Study Bible, etc. But no matter what it is called, it is simply the best study Bible available today! The Dakes Bible is King James Version, red letter and comes in several styles (hardback, bonded leather and genuine leather) and colors (black and burgundy). No Bible in the world has as many notes (35,000) as a Dakes Bible or as many cross references (500,000)

Feb 9, 2016
Women of Colonial America - 13 stories of courage and survival in the New World by Miller, Brandon Marie, author

Women of Colonial America - 13 stories of courage and survival in the New World

"Using a host of primary sources, author Brandon Marie Miller recounts the roles, hardships, and daily lives of Native American, European, and African women in 17th- and 18th-century colonial America. Hard work proved a constant for most women--they ensured their family's survival through their skills while others sold their labor or lived in bondage as indentured servants and slaves. Even in this world defined entirely by men, a world where no one thought it important to record a female's thoug

Feb 9, 2016
A woman in charge - the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton by Bernstein, Carl, 1944-

A woman in charge - the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton

Traces the childhood, college years, and political accomplishments of the controversial 2008 presidential candidate.

Feb 9, 2016
What your financial advisor isn't telling you - the 10 essential truths you need to know about your money by Davidson, Liz (Financial advisor), author.

What your financial advisor isn't telling you - the 10 essential truths you need to know about your money

A "personal finance book that translates financial jargon and enables readers to ask the tough questions to protect their money and their financial well-being."--

Feb 9, 2016