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Weaving without a loom by Rainey, Sarita R.

Weaving without a loom

A guide to hand weaving as an art form demonstrates textures and weaves in paper, burlap, wire, yarn, and reed.

Jun 29, 2015
Understanding mental disorders - your guide to DSM-5 by

Understanding mental disorders - your guide to DSM-5

Jun 29, 2015
Who built that - awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs by Malkin, Michelle.

Who built that - awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs

Conservative journalist Malkin provides an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting little-known "tinkerpreneurs" who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good. Learn how Paul Revere became America's first tech titan, how famous patent holders Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain championed the nation's unique system of intellectual property rights, and more.

Jun 29, 2015
You can be happy no matter what - five principles for keeping life in perspective by Carlson, Richard, 1961-2006.

You can be happy no matter what - five principles for keeping life in perspective

Jun 29, 2015
Yoga for life - a journey to inner peace and freedom by Saidman Yee, Colleen, author.

Yoga for life - a journey to inner peace and freedom

"From a rebellious young woman with a dangerous heroin habit to a globe-trotting fashion model to 'First Lady of Yoga' (The New York Times), Colleen Saidman Yee tells the remarkable story of how she found herself through the healing power of yoga--and then inspired others to do the same,"--Amazon.com.

Jun 29, 2015
A very dangerous woman - the lives, loves and lies of Russia's most seductive spy by McDonald, Deborah.

A very dangerous woman - the lives, loves and lies of Russia's most seductive spy

Jun 29, 2015
Your photos stink! - David Busch's lessons in elevating your photography from awful to awesome by Busch, David D, author.

Your photos stink! - David Busch's lessons in elevating your photography from awful to awesome

A comprehensive photography guide covers such essential techniques as composition, exposure, and post-processing, with information on how to correct the most common problems that trouble photographers.

Jun 29, 2015
Your own terms - a woman's guide to taking charge of any negotiation by Davidds, Yasmin.

Your own terms - a woman's guide to taking charge of any negotiation

Jun 29, 2015
The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told - a memoir by Eberhart, Dikkon.

The time Mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told - a memoir

Jun 29, 2015
This book is gay by Dawson, James (Young adult fiction writer), author.

This book is gay

"Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Striaght. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder"--Back cover.

Jun 29, 2015
You deserve a drink - boozy misadventures and tales of debauchery by Hart, Mamrie, 1983- author.

You deserve a drink - boozy misadventures and tales of debauchery

"Mamrie Hart is a drinking star with a YouTube problem. As host of the bawdy cult hit You Deserve a Drink, Hart has been entertaining viewers with her signature concoction of tasty libations and raunchy puns since 2011. Finally, Hart has compiled her best drinking stories--and worst hangovers--into one hilarious volume. From the spring break where she and her girlfriends avoided tan lines by staying at an all-male gay nudist resort, to the bachelorette party where she accidentally hired a sixty-

Jun 29, 2015
Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption by Chung, Vinh, 1975-

Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption

A family's journey from pre-war Vietnam, through pirate attacks in the open sea, to a new home in Fort Smith, Arkansas, where poverty and discrimination could not prevent the author from graduating from Harvard Medical School.

Jun 29, 2015
Why we need nuclear power - the environmental case by Fox, Michael H.

Why we need nuclear power - the environmental case

"Makes a case for nuclear energy as a clean-energy solution."--

Jun 29, 2015
Winning the money game - lessons learned from the financial fouls of pro athletes by Foyle, Adonal, author.

Winning the money game - lessons learned from the financial fouls of pro athletes

A successful NBA veteran offers essential financial management advice for athletes, their families, and the fans to help them protect and keep their wealth. Over his sixteen-year career, former NBA center Adonal Foyle has watched other pros burn through their salaries, endorsement, and merchandising money, creating serious financial and legal hardships. While top professional athletes make millions, many have little in their bank accounts soon after hanging up their jerseys. Sixty percent of NBA

Jun 29, 2015
Trials of passion - crimes committed in the name of love and madness by Appignanesi, Lisa, author.

Trials of passion - crimes committed in the name of love and madness

"A journey into the heart of dark passions and the crimes they impel, and their trial by daylight and doctors. When passion is in the picture, what is criminal, what is sane, what is mad or simply bad? Through court and asylum records, letters and newspaper accounts, this book brings to life some sensational trials between 1870 and 1914, a period when the psychiatric professions were consolidating their hold on our understanding of what is human. Outside fiction, individual emotions and the inne

Jun 29, 2015
A time for truth - reigniting the promise of America by Cruz, Ted, 1970- author.

A time for truth - reigniting the promise of America

A first book by the controversial senator outlines his political and personal perspectives while evaluating his potential for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

Jun 29, 2015
Three more words by Rhodes-Courter, Ashley, 1985- author.

Three more words

"Rhodes-Courter expands on life beyond the foster care system, the joys and heartbreak with a family she's created, and her efforts to make peace with her past"--Amazon.com.

Jun 29, 2015
Top 10 Istanbul by Shales, Melissa, 1958- author.

Top 10 Istanbul

Jun 29, 2015
Top 10 Sydney by Womersley, Steve, author.

Top 10 Sydney

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Sydney is your pocket guide to the very best of the city of Sydney.Make the most of your trip to Sydney with our Top 10 Travel Guide, packed with insider trips, the best hotels for every budget, and the most fun places to travel or to take children in the city. From must-see museums and galleries to the greatest beaches and pools, you'll find it all in our guide. Take scenic excursions to see architecture, check out venues for music, dance, and theater, and vis

Jun 29, 2015
Sams teach yourself JavaScript in 24 hours by Ballard, Phil, author.

Sams teach yourself JavaScript in 24 hours

"Designed for beginners with no previous programming experience, this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to use JavaScript to add a wide array of interactive features and effects to your web pages. Every lesson builds on what you've already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills" --

Jun 29, 2015