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Watercolours unleashed by Betteridge, Jane, author.

Watercolours unleashed

Creativity and imaginative use of the popular watercolour medium suffuses every part of Jane Betteridge's work. In this, her first book, she shares her painting techniques and methods with you. Learn to use watercolour paints in unusual and surprising ways to create works bursting with vibrancy and beauty.

Jul 28, 2015
Turning into dwelling - poems by Gilbert, Christopher, 1949- author.

Turning into dwelling - poems

Jul 28, 2015
Frommer's Costa Rica 2015 by Greenspan, Eliot, author.

Frommer's Costa Rica 2015

Written by an outspoken, long-time resident, Frommer's Costa Rica 2015 shows travelers how to plan and execute the adventure of a lifetime in this vibrant country. This classic Frommer's series includes exact prices; extraordinarily candid reviews of the best nature sights, restaurants, attractions, outfitters and hotels in every price range (from hostels to glamorous resorts); and dozens of detailed maps.

Jul 28, 2015
A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes by Rescher, Nicholas.

A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes

"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--

Jul 28, 2015
The homemade vegan pantry - the art of making your own staples by Schinner, Miyoko Nishimoto, 1957-

The homemade vegan pantry - the art of making your own staples

"A guide to creating vegan versions of staple ingredients to stock the fridge and pantry--from dairy and meat substitutes such as vegan yogurt, butter, mayo, bacon, and cheese, to mustards, dressings, pancake mix, crackers, pasta sauces, cookies, and more. Kitchen crafters know the pleasure of making their own staples and specialty foods, whether it's cultured sour cream or a stellar soup stock. It's a fresher, healthier, more natural approach to eating and living. Now vegans who are sick of buy

Jul 28, 2015
Hitler in the crosshairs - a GI's story of courage and faith by Woodbridge, John D., 1941-

Hitler in the crosshairs - a GI's story of courage and faith

"Hitler in the crosshairs is a ... chronicle of previously untold World War II events, including an uprising of German soldiers and citizens against the Nazi regime, an assassination attempt on Hitler in Munich, and the story of the dictator's golden gun"--Jacket.

Jul 28, 2015
CSS secrets - better solutions to everyday web design problems by Verou, Lea, author.

CSS secrets - better solutions to everyday web design problems

Jul 28, 2015
Craft a creative business by Pullen, Fiona, author.

Craft a creative business

A complete must-read guide for anyone wanting to turn their hobby, craft or art skills into a successful business. Covering everything you ever wanted to know, Fiona gives clear, simple advice on the importance of identifying markets, focusing on a USP, assessing the competition, making sure the price is right and setting goals. The book includes sections on product photography, branding, and legal matters. The book has particular emphasis on online-selling, with detailed information on markets,

Jul 28, 2015
Secret gardens of the Cotswolds - a personal tour of 20 private gardens by Summerley, Victoria, author.

Secret gardens of the Cotswolds - a personal tour of 20 private gardens

Jul 28, 2015
The other Trail of Tears - the removal of the Ohio Indians by Stockwell, Mary, author.

The other Trail of Tears - the removal of the Ohio Indians

The book chronicles the history of Ohio's Indians and their interactions with settlers and U.S. agents in the years leading up to their official removal, and sheds light on the complexities of the process, with both individual tribes and the United States taking advantage of opportunities at different times. It is also the story of how the native tribes tried to come to terms with the fast pace of change on America's western frontier and the inevitable loss of their traditional homelands. While

Jul 28, 2015
Metal clay jewellery by Colman, Natalia, author.

Metal clay jewellery

This gorgeous guide to metal clay jewellery, written by jewellery designer Natalia Colman, features silver, copper and bronze clays. The book is divided up by technique, such as 'Making connections after firing', 'Setting stones' and 'Working with colour'. It contains 17 jewellery projects including rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets and decorative clasps: it is thorough enough to lead a beginner through the process from start to finish, but innovative enough to inspire even experienced jewell

Jul 28, 2015
Sex and the city by Bushnell, Candace.

Sex and the city

A chronicle of the mating habits and rituals of America's cultural elite offers a look at topics including sex clubs, suburban sexuality, and celebrity affairs.

Jul 28, 2015
Fodor's 25 best. Paris by Dunlop, Fiona, 1952- author.

Fodor's 25 best. Paris

Discusses lodging, dining, museums, and entertainment in Paris, along with information on trip planning, security, and shopping.

Jul 28, 2015
The fabulous future? - America and the world in 2040 by

The fabulous future? - America and the world in 2040

Jul 28, 2015
Docker - up and running by Matthias, Karl, author.

Docker - up and running

Jul 28, 2015
The day the country died by Glasper, Ian.

The day the country died

In this revealing history, author, historian, and musician Ian Glasper explores in minute detail the influential and esoteric UK anarcho-punk scene of the early 1980s. Where some of the colorful punk bands from the first half of the decade were loud, political, and uncompromising, their anarcho-punk counterparts were even more so, totally prepared to risk their liberty to communicate the ideals they believed in so passionately. With Crass and Poison Girls opening the floodgates, the arrival of b

Jul 28, 2015
Drones for Dummies by Lafay, Mark, author.

Drones for Dummies

"Drones For Dummies provides you with the information you need to find and purchase the right drone for your needs, examples of ways to use a drone, and even drone etiquette and the laws and regulations governing consumer drone usage. Plus, you'll discover the basics of flight, including how to use a drone to capture photos and video" --

Jul 28, 2015
Knock wood by Bergen, Candice, 1946-

Knock wood

Candice Bergen provides insight into her privileged--but far from perfect--life as actress, model, photojournalist, and daughter of Edgar Bergen.

Jul 28, 2015
Stephane Reynaud's book of tripe - and gizzards, kidneys, feet, brains and all the rest by Reynaud, Stéphane, author.

Stephane Reynaud's book of tripe - and gizzards, kidneys, feet, brains and all the rest

Esteemed French chef Stephane Reynaud shares his delicious recipes of tripe, including everything offal has to offer.

Jul 28, 2015
The Confederate and neo-Confederate reader - the "great truth" about the "lost cause" by

The Confederate and neo-Confederate reader - the "great truth" about the "lost cause"

Jul 28, 2015