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A stray cat struts - my life as a rockabilly rebel by Phantom, Slim Jim, author.

A stray cat struts - my life as a rockabilly rebel

Jun 23, 2016
Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit by Sinclair, Meredith, author.

Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit

Jun 23, 2016
Walking with the muses - a memoir by Cleveland, Pat, author.

Walking with the muses - a memoir

One of the first black supermodels describes her time jet-setting around the world, walking runways, and partying with rock stars and actors during the wild, glamorous, and gritty 1960s and 1970s.

Jun 23, 2016
Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road by Brillhart, Jacob.

Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road

Presents the sketchbook drawings and watercolors of the French architect created when he was a young student traveling through Europe, demonstrating his ability for composition, design, and abstraction.

Jun 23, 2016
What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? - Western Civilization in Fifty Plants by Harris, Stephen

What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? - Western Civilization in Fifty Plants

Jun 23, 2016
What is a garden? by Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-

What is a garden?

"Poet and environmentalist W. S. Merwin moved to Hawaii in 1976 and has spent the last forty years planting nineteen acres with more than eight hundred species of palm, creating a lush garden on a ruined former pineapple plantation. Now the Merwin Conservancy, this land has served as Merwin's muse and his passion, appearing as a consistent subject of his poems and his germinal essays on conservation. What Is a Garden? collects eight of Merwin's poems and three of his essays emblematic of his pal

Jun 23, 2016
What to expect when you have diabetes - 170 tips for living well with diabetes by American Diabetes Association (COR)/ Buse, John, M.D., Ph.D. (FRW)

What to expect when you have diabetes - 170 tips for living well with diabetes

Jun 23, 2016
Where am I eating? - an adventure through the global food economy by Timmerman, Kelsey, 1979- author.

Where am I eating? - an adventure through the global food economy

Cites America's increasing reliance on imported foods while revealing how consumer choices about food affect international worker rights, fair trade, and immigration.

Jun 23, 2016
The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age by Rhodes, Tricia McCary, author.

The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age

Jun 23, 2016
The Nordic kitchen - one year of family cooking by Meyer, Claus (Cook), author.

The Nordic kitchen - one year of family cooking

Offers seasonal Scandinavian recipes, including pan-fried garfish with rhubarb chutney, seared hanger steak with frise´e lettuce, and crispy puff pastry apple pie.

Jun 23, 2016
Wolsey - the life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal by Matusiak, John.

Wolsey - the life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal

Jun 23, 2016
The useful book - 201 life skills they used to teach in home ec and shop by Bowers, Sharon, author.

The useful book - 201 life skills they used to teach in home ec and shop

"A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you had them. Features practical projects and how-tos, with step-by-step instructions and illustrations, relevant charts, sidebars, lists, and handy toolboxes. There's a kitchen crash course. Sewing 101. Housecare tips. Plus, in sho

Jun 24, 2016
White trash - the 400-year untold history of class in America by Isenberg, Nancy, author.

White trash - the 400-year untold history of class in America

"A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party,"--NoveList.

Jun 24, 2016
Will and I - a memoir by Byars, Clay, author.

Will and I - a memoir

Twins Clay and Will Byars have different lives after Clay is in a traffic accident and suffers a stroke.

Jun 24, 2016
Yoga for teens by Schenk, Shawna, author

Yoga for teens

"Yoga shows that all beings (regardless of age) desire the same thing : peace. Yoga for Teens teaches how to attain this peace, for intermediate and high school aged kids, through using different yoga poses, breathing techniques, meditations, and writing "AUMwork" exercises. Each chapter focus on how using yoga can help teens properly cope with one emotion that they often face in their daily lives. Combining the teachings of yoga with the personal stories provided by the author and other yoga te

Jun 24, 2016
The yoga lifestyle - using the flexitarian method to ease stress, find balance and create a healthy life by Hanoch, Doron, 1971- author.

The yoga lifestyle - using the flexitarian method to ease stress, find balance and create a healthy life

Jun 24, 2016
In gratitude by Diski, Jenny, author.

In gratitude

In July 2014, Jenny Diski was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and given "two or three years" to live. She didn't know how to react. All responses felt scripted, as if she were acting out her part. To find the response that felt wholly her own, she had to face the cliches and try to write about it. And there was another story to write, one she had not yet told: that of being taken in at age fifteen by the author Doris Lessing, and the subsequent fifty years of their complex relationship. In

Jun 24, 2016
February house by Tippins, Sherill.

February house

This volume presents the story of an extraordinary experiment in communal living, one involving young but already iconic writers--and the country's best-known burlesque performer--in a house in Brooklyn during 1940 and 1941. It was a fevered yearlong party fueled by the appetites of youth and by the shared sense of urgency to take action as artists in the months before America entered the war. In spite of the sheer intensity, the house was for its residents a creative crucible. Carson McCullers'

Jun 24, 2016
Food from across Africa by Timothy, Duval author, illustrator.

Food from across Africa

Jun 24, 2016
Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age by Ozment, Katherine, author.

Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age

"Looks at the trends and ramifications of a country increasingly leaving organized religion behind, focusing on how this growing number of nonreligious Americans find meaning, purpose, and community,"--NoveList.

Jun 24, 2016