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A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects by Albrecht, Kate, author.

A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects

Blends life stories with DIY tutorials for home goods, accessories, clothes, and beauty tips.

Aug 27, 2015
The Hot l Baltimore - a play by Wilson, Lanford, 1937-2011.

The Hot l Baltimore - a play

Aug 27, 2015
Household workers unite - the untold story of African American women who built a movement by Nadasen, Premilla, author.

Household workers unite - the untold story of African American women who built a movement

"Premilla Nadasen recounts in this powerful book a little-known history of organizing among African American household workers. She uses the stories of a handful of women to illuminate the broader politics of labor, organizing, race, and gender in late 20th-century America. At the crossroads of the emerging civil rights movement, a deindustrializing economy, a burgeoning women's movement, and increasing immigration, household worker activists, who were excluded from both labor rights and mainstr

Aug 27, 2015
How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century by DePaulo, Bella M.

How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century

"A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America. Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs and small towns, people from all walks of life are redefining our "lifespaces"--the way we live and who we live with. The traditional nuclear family in their single-family home on a suburban lot has los

Aug 27, 2015
Html5 Games - Novice to Ninja by Castledine, Earle

Html5 Games - Novice to Ninja

Aug 27, 2015
Humans need not apply - a guide to wealth and work in the age of artificial intelligence by Kaplan, Jerry, author.

Humans need not apply - a guide to wealth and work in the age of artificial intelligence

Looks at the latest developments in robotics and artificial intelligence and the ways that they will affect how people live and work, and proposes free-market adjustments to help avoid a difficult social and economic transition.

Aug 27, 2015
Icebox cakes - recipes for the coolest cakes in town by Sagendorph, Jean, author.

Icebox cakes - recipes for the coolest cakes in town

Collects recipes for make-ahead, minimum-fuss desserts featuring cookies or wafers sandwiched between layers of whipped cream or pudding, which when chilled overnight transform into delicious cakes, including red velvet, black forest, and smore.

Aug 27, 2015
Ikaria - lessons on food, life, and longevity from the Greek island where people forget to die by Kochilas, Diane, author.

Ikaria - lessons on food, life, and longevity from the Greek island where people forget to die

"Ikaria is mythical, beautiful, enigmatic--and, as we learned after reading the New York Times article about it, a place where residents live unaccountably long lives. Part cookbook, part travelogue, filled with gorgeous photography, stunning recipes, and interviews with locals, and packed with the often quirky secrets to a long life that Ikarians are spoon-fed at birth, Ikaria is award-winning author Diane Kochilas's ethno-culinary paean to this magical island.Here, Kochilas will marry lore to

Aug 27, 2015
In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis by Schwartz, Casey, author.

In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis

An accessible journalistic exploration of the culture of modern psychiatry analyzes early crossover efforts between the fields of neuroscience and psychoanalysis to outline new understandings in how humans think, feel, and behave.

Aug 27, 2015
It is about Islam by Beck, Glenn, author.

It is about Islam

Drawing from the Koran, the hadith, and leaders of fundamentalist groups, identifies the core beliefs that inspire Islamic extremism while debunking commonly held notions about the religion.

Aug 27, 2015
Katrina - after the Flood by Rivlin, Gary, author.

Katrina - after the Flood

"Ten years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana--on August 29, 2005--journalist Gary Rivlin traces the storm's immediate damage, the city of New Orleans's efforts to rebuild itself, and the storm's lasting affects not just on the city's geography and infrastructure, but on the psychic, racial, and social fabric of [the city]"--Amazon.com.

Aug 27, 2015
Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed by Korra, Monika, author.

Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed

"In 2009, college sophomore and track star Monika Kørra was grabbed by three men on her way home from a party and brutally raped. Within hours of being released, Monika resolved that she would not be a victim--she was going to be a survivor. Monika shares how she made herself whole again after the attack, describing the combination of mental, spiritual, and physical work that helped her heal. Kill the Silence is a gripping read about one woman's journey to recover from trauma and a call to arms

Aug 27, 2015
Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman by Grandin, Greg, 1962- author.

Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman

"A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stance."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 27, 2015
Kitchen Gypsy - Recipes and Stories from a Lifelong Romance With Food by Weir, Joanne/ Waters, Alice (FRW)

Kitchen Gypsy - Recipes and Stories from a Lifelong Romance With Food

Aug 27, 2015
Las Vegas by Stratton, David, author.

Las Vegas

Aug 27, 2015
Knitting fabric rugs - 28 colorful designs for crafters of every level by Tiede, Karen.

Knitting fabric rugs - 28 colorful designs for crafters of every level

Aug 27, 2015
The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion by Daugherty, Tracy, author.

The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion

Explores the life of the distinguished American author and journalist, following Didion's life as a young woman in Sacramento to her adult life as a writer interviewing those who know and knew her personally.

Aug 27, 2015
Life in Nazi Germany by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Life in Nazi Germany

Describes life in Nazi Germany, including information on Nazi propaganda, the Gestapo, and Hitler Youth.

Aug 27, 2015
Life in the time of Shakespeare by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Life in the time of Shakespeare

Aug 27, 2015
The life of Elizabeth I by Weir, Alison.

The life of Elizabeth I

Presents an exhaustively researched biography that reveals the personality, private life, and romantic intrigues of Elizabeth I

Aug 27, 2015