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Healing massage - an A-Z guide for more than forty medical conditions for professional and home use by Abson, Maureen, author.

Healing massage - an A-Z guide for more than forty medical conditions for professional and home use

Aug 27, 2016
Candlemaking the natural way - 31 projects made with soy, palm & beeswax by Ittner, Rebecca.

Candlemaking the natural way - 31 projects made with soy, palm & beeswax

"Go eco-friendly by creating a variety of gorgeous candles with all-natural and readily available beeswax, palm wax, and soy wax. You'll learn the fundamental techniques of the craft, including dipped, rolled, and molded methods"--Page 2 of cover.

Aug 27, 2016
Collected poems by Ponsot, Marie, author.

Collected poems

"At last, the stunning life work of this beloved, prize-winning poet will be gathered in one volume, covering sixty years of poetry, from 1956 to 2016. Born in 1921, Marie Ponsot began her career in 1956 with True Minds, one of the famous Pocket Poets pamphlets published by City Lights. After this auspicious beginning, Ponsot went on to an unconventional career, and would not publish again until 1981, when Admit Impediment was published by Knopf. Her reemergence--after raising seven children, an

Aug 27, 2016
The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance by Uchiyama, Mahealani, author.

The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance

"Emphasizes the importance of cultural literacy in teaching hula, beginning with an overview of the origins of hula, its history in Hawai'i, and the primacy of the spiritual focus of the dance. Introduces halau etiquette and practices, and explains the format of a traditional hula presentation, together with the genres of hula and the regalia worn by the dancers. Practical components include sections on Hawaiian language and chant and a glossary of hula commands and footwork"--

Aug 27, 2016
Halloween! - tricks, treats, fun and sweets - 25 seasonal ideas for all the family, with 100 photographs by

Halloween! - tricks, treats, fun and sweets - 25 seasonal ideas for all the family, with 100 photographs

Offers ideas to celebrate the traditional festival of Halloween. This title features carved pumpkins, deliciously warming dishes, sweet treats, festive displays, games and disguises for the whole family. It offers easy-to-follow ideas with complete instructions and inspirational photographs.

Aug 27, 2016
Death in the Haymarket - a story of Chicago, the first labor movement, and the bombing that divided gilded age America by Green, James R., 1944-2016.

Death in the Haymarket - a story of Chicago, the first labor movement, and the bombing that divided gilded age America

On May 4, 1886, a bomb exploded at a Chicago labor rally, wounding dozens of policemen, seven of whom eventually died. Coming in the midst of the largest national strike Americans had ever seen, the bombing created mass hysteria and led to a sensational trial, which culminated in four controversial executions. The trial seized headlines across the country, created the nation's first Red scare and dealt a blow to the labor movement from which it would take decades to recover. Historian Green reco

Aug 27, 2016
Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes by Rubin, Michael, 1971-

Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes

Traces the history of American diplomacy with rogue regimes, including Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Pakistan, to consider why the strategy of dialogue as a first resort has been flawed and whether basic assumptions about them are faulty.

Aug 27, 2016
DK eyewitness travel Canada. by

DK eyewitness travel Canada.

A travel guide that takes you straight to the best attractions Canada has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, it helps you discover Canada region-by region; from rural coastal villages to flat prairies and teeming metropolises. It also offers 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites.

Aug 27, 2016
Double ace - the life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., pilot, hero, and teller of tall tales by Coram, Robert, author.

Double ace - the life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., pilot, hero, and teller of tall tales

"Recounts the storied life and military career of the American flying Ace who flew missions in China alongside the “Flying Tigers” during World War II and helped found Georgia's Museum of Aviation,"--NoveList.

Aug 27, 2016
Female serial killers by Rauf, Don, author.

Female serial killers

Aug 27, 2016
Evolution by Ayala, Francisco José, 1934-

Evolution

Aug 27, 2016
A (brief) history of vice - how bad behavior built civilization by Evans, Robert, 1988- author.

A (brief) history of vice - how bad behavior built civilization

A part history, part how-to guide explores some of humanity's most prominent vices and provides an explanation for how each of them helped humans achieve modern civilization.

Aug 27, 2016
Alternative Baker - Reinventing Dessert With Gluten-free Grains and Flours by Taylor-tobin, Alanna

Alternative Baker - Reinventing Dessert With Gluten-free Grains and Flours

Aug 27, 2016
@NatGeo - the most popular Instagram photos by National Geographic Society (U. S.)

@NatGeo - the most popular Instagram photos

Aug 27, 2016
1001 things everyone should know about African American history by Stewart, Jeffrey C., 1950-

1001 things everyone should know about African American history

A comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals, and social movements in African American history is presented in a concise, easy-to-read format

Aug 27, 2016
100 Days of Real Food Fast & Fabulous - The Easy and Delicious Way to Cut Out Processed Food by Leake, Lisa

100 Days of Real Food Fast & Fabulous - The Easy and Delicious Way to Cut Out Processed Food

Aug 27, 2016
All under heaven - recipes from the 35 cuisines of China by Phillips, Carolyn J., author.

All under heaven - recipes from the 35 cuisines of China

Aug 27, 2016
All things made new - the Reformation and its legacy by MacCulloch, Diarmaid, author.

All things made new - the Reformation and its legacy

Aug 27, 2016
All These Worlds Are Yours - The Scientific Search for Alien Life by Willis, Jon

All These Worlds Are Yours - The Scientific Search for Alien Life

Aug 27, 2016
Algren - a life by Wisniewski, Mary, author.

Algren - a life

"Algren: A Life is a new biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren, author of The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side, Never Come Morning, multiple short stories, and travel essays" --

Aug 27, 2016