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What was I thinking? - 58 bad boyfriend stories by

What was I thinking? - 58 bad boyfriend stories

A whimsical collection of first-person essays about relationships gone bad includes Amy Wruble's "Junk in the Trunk," Lynn Snowden Picket's "Norm Crosby Syndrome," and Rhonda Talbot's "Revenge Baby."

Jul 21, 2014
The Tao of daily life - the mysteries of the Orient revealed - the joys of inner harmony found - the path to enlightenment illuminated by Lin, Derek, 1964-

The Tao of daily life - the mysteries of the Orient revealed - the joys of inner harmony found - the path to enlightenment illuminated

From the Publisher: The perfect book for readers who are interested in Taoism and want a little daily inspiration. The Tao of Daily Life combines ancient Eastern wisdom with practical application-perfect for busy Western readers! Derek Lin, Taoist master and expert in Eastern philosophy, brings his deep knowledge of this time-honored Chinese spiritual thought system into the twenty-first century. "There is one simple reason for the Tao to have survived through the ages intact: it works," writes

Jul 21, 2014
Pathfinder. Bestiary 2 by Baur, Wolfgang.

Pathfinder. Bestiary 2

Jul 21, 2014
The mockingbird next door - life with Harper Lee by Mills, Marja, author.

The mockingbird next door - life with Harper Lee

"One journalist's memoir of her personal friendship with Harper Lee and her sister, drawing on the extraordinary access they gave her to share the story of their lives. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where Harper Lee, known by her friends as Nelle, has lived

Jul 21, 2014
The lost books of the Bible - being all the Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces now extant attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles and their companions, not included by its compilers, in the Authorized New Testament, and the r

The lost books of the Bible - being all the Gospels, Epistles, and other pieces now extant attributed in the first four centuries to Jesus Christ, His Apostles and their companions, not included by its compilers, in the Authorized New Testament, and the r

Suppressed by the early church fathers who compiled the Bible, these apocryphal books have been shrouded in silence for centuries. Here are the Apostles' Creed, the girlhood and betrothal of Mary, the childhood of Jesus-told in all their warmth, intimacy and humanity. Translated from the Original Tongues, with 32 illustrations from Ancient Paintings and Missals.

Jul 21, 2014
The Jefferson lies - exposing the myths you've always believed about Thomas Jefferson by Barton, David, 1954-

The Jefferson lies - exposing the myths you've always believed about Thomas Jefferson

"Thomas Jefferson stands falsely accused of several crimes, among them infidelity and disbelief. Noted historian David Barton now sets the record straight. Having borne the brunt of a smear campaign that started more than two centuries ago, the reputation and character of American president Thomas Jefferson shows considerable tarnish, as lies and misunderstandings have gathered on his legacy. Noted early-America historian David Barton scours out the truth. Jefferson and Sally: Did he really have

Jul 21, 2014
The Mincing Mockingbird guide to troubled birds - an authoritative illustrated compendium to be consulted in the event of an infant or small child being torn apart by a murder of crows by Adrian, Matt.

The Mincing Mockingbird guide to troubled birds - an authoritative illustrated compendium to be consulted in the event of an infant or small child being torn apart by a murder of crows

"Humorous gift book featuring the dark musings of troubled birds, fully illustrated in 4-color throughout"--

Jul 21, 2014
Japan's last bid for victory - the invasion of India, 1944 by Lyman, Robert.

Japan's last bid for victory - the invasion of India, 1944

Recounts Japan's campaign to invade India during World War II, including the feats of local Indian forces, the miscalculations made by commanders, Britain's role in the campaign, and soldiers' accounts.

Jul 21, 2014
Hashimoto's thyroiditis - lifestyle interventions for finding and treating the root cause by Wentz, Izabella.

Hashimoto's thyroiditis - lifestyle interventions for finding and treating the root cause

"Hashimoto's is more than just hypothyroidism. ... The body becomes stuck in a vicious cycle of immune system overload, adrenal insufficiency, gut dysbiosis, impaired digestion, inflammation, and thyroid hormone release abnormalities. ... The lifestyle intereventions discussed in this book aim to dismantle the vicious cycle piece by piece, ...allowing the body to rebuild itself."--P. 4 of cover.

Jul 21, 2014
Courage under fire - profiles in bravery from the battlefields of the Civil War by Sword, Wiley.

Courage under fire - profiles in bravery from the battlefields of the Civil War

Jul 21, 2014
Dream big - finding the courage to follow your dreams and laugh at your nightmares by Hammond, Lisa, 1967-

Dream big - finding the courage to follow your dreams and laugh at your nightmares

Jul 21, 2014
Entrelac - the essential guide to interlace knitting by Drysdale, Rosemary.

Entrelac - the essential guide to interlace knitting

Introduces both the history and how-to of the entrelac style, along with 20 patterns for a variety of garments, home decor items, and baby accessories. Comprehensive instructions and a wide array of swatches provide endless possibilities in lace, colorwork, and much more.

Jul 21, 2014
Dungeons of Dread - S series classic adventure compilation by Gygax, Gary.

Dungeons of Dread - S series classic adventure compilation

Jul 21, 2014
Amigurumi - animal friends by Wilcox, Michele.

Amigurumi - animal friends

Introduces amigurumi, the Japanese art of crocheting or knitting small stuffed animals, and provides tips on how to design one using patterns and step-by-step instructions for 9 projects.

Jul 21, 2014
Barron's essential words for the GRE by Geer, Philip, author.

Barron's essential words for the GRE

Presents lists of advanced vocabulary words to be studied for the Graduate Record Examination, with definitions, examples of how the words are used, a pretest and posttest, and a special section on high-frequency words and their roots.

Jul 21, 2014
Accentuate the negative - making the most of negative space in modern quilts by Price, Trisch author

Accentuate the negative - making the most of negative space in modern quilts

Trisch Price left QuiltCon 2013 inspired. She was intrigued by the negative space in modern quilts, seeing it as not empty space but room for positive design. She returned to her studio full of ideas. Eighteen dynamic quilts are the result. Join Trisch as she explores six aspects of negative space design: gradation, reversal, interruption, negative form, ghosting and piecing. Each category features three original quilt designs. Trisch takes you through her thought process and guides you to accen

Jul 21, 2014
Summer gatherings by Bongean, Lisa

Summer gatherings

Jul 22, 2014
A way of living - the art of Willem De Kooning by Zilczer, Judith.

A way of living - the art of Willem De Kooning

Examines the life and work of artist Willem De Kooning, documenting his sketches, prepatory drawings, paintings, and sculptures.

Jul 22, 2014
Nine-patch gatherings by Bongean, Lisa

Nine-patch gatherings

Jul 22, 2014
Rock the shack - the architecture of cabins, cocoons and hide-outs by

Rock the shack - the architecture of cabins, cocoons and hide-outs

"For the first time in the history of mankind, more people live in cities than in the country. Yet, at the same time, more and more city dwellers are yearning for rural farms, mountain cabins, or seaside homes. These kinds of refuges offer modern men and women a promise of what urban centers usually cannot provide: quiet, relaxation, being out of reach, getting back to basics, feeling human again. Rock the shack is a survey of such contemporary refuges from around the world -- from basic to luxu

Jul 22, 2014