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Reading the silver screen - a film lover's guide to decoding the art form that moves by Foster, Thomas C., author. Reading the silver screen - a film lover's guide to decoding the art form that moves

"No art form is as instantly and continuously gratifying as film. When the house lights go down and the lion roars, we settle in to be shocked, frightened, elated, moved, and thrilled. We expect magic. While we're being exhilarated and terrified, our minds are also processing data of all sorts--visual, linguistic, auditory, spatial--to collaborate in the construction of meaning. Thomas C. Foster's Reading the Silver Screen will show movie buffs, students of film, and even aspiring screenwriters

Sep 19, 2016
The poem is you - sixty contemporary American poems and how to read them by Burt, Stephen, 1971- author. The poem is you - sixty contemporary American poems and how to read them

Contemporary American poetry has plenty to offer new readers, and plenty more for those who already follow it. Yet its difficulty--and sheer variety--leaves many readers puzzled or overwhelmed. The critic, scholar, and poet Stephen Burt sets out to help. Beginning in the early 1980s, where critical consensus ends, Burt canvasses American poetry of the past four decades, from the headline making urgency of Claudia Rankine's Citizen to the stark pathos of Louise Glu¨ck, the limitless energy of J.

Sep 19, 2016
Original gangstas - the untold story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the birth of West Coast rap by Westhoff, Ben, author. Original gangstas - the untold story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the birth of West Coast rap

"A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 19, 2016
Options trading by Logue, Ann C., author. Options trading

Sep 19, 2016
One simple idea - turn your dreams into a licensing goldmine while letting others do the work by Key, Stephen, author. One simple idea - turn your dreams into a licensing goldmine while letting others do the work

Key, a dynamic entrepreneur who launched such widly successful simple ideas like Mickey Mouse guitar picks and spinning bottle labels, explains why the traditional method of bringing products to market through prototyping and patents doesn't work anymore. He shows budding entrepreneurs with little or no product-development experience how to do it quicker and cheaper. Following Key's practical tips and advice, readers will learn how to tap into the marketing and sales power of partners and licens

Sep 19, 2016
N'ice cream - 80+ recipes for healthy homemade vegan ice creams by Mikkonen, Virpi, 1980- author. N'ice cream - 80+ recipes for healthy homemade vegan ice creams

"From Saveur Award-winning Finnish author Virpi Mikkonen and Tuulia Talvio, a gorgeous book of decadent, easy--and healthy!--vegan ice cream recipes"--

Sep 19, 2016
Murder in the Bayou - who killed the women known as the Jeff Davis 8? by Brown, Ethan, 1972- author. Murder in the Bayou - who killed the women known as the Jeff Davis 8?

Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered around the town of Jennings, in Jefferson Davis Parish, Lousiana. They had all engaged in sex work as a means of survival, and they came to be called the Jeff Davis 8. The investigations into their deaths, originally searching for a serial killer, raised questions about police misconduct and corruption.

Sep 19, 2016
Miziker's complete event planner's handbook - tips, terminology, and techniques for success by Miziker, Ron, 1941- Miziker's complete event planner's handbook - tips, terminology, and techniques for success

"With decades of experience as a gala event planner, award-winning director and producer Ron Miziker presents the ultimate guide to planning and executing every special event in this one-of-a-kind guidebook. For professionals and beginners alike, it is designed to be a quick reference for ensuring that any exciting, educational, or entertaining event comes together on time and within budget. The book includes essential information about critical subjects, proven suggestions, and personal anecdot

Sep 19, 2016
Men, machines, and modern times by Morison, Elting Elmore, author. Men, machines, and modern times

Sep 19, 2016
Mandala for the inspired artist - working with paint, paper, and texture to create expressive mandala art by Mandala for the inspired artist - working with paint, paper, and texture to create expressive mandala art

Sep 19, 2016
Macs for seniors for dummies by Chambers, Mark L., author. Macs for seniors for dummies

Looks at the basics of using a Mac, covering such topics as the desktop, working with files and folders, using Pages, playing movies, organizing photos, playing music, browsing the Internet, and computer security.

Sep 19, 2016
Every falling star - how I survived and escaped North Korea by Lee, Sungju. Every falling star - how I survived and escaped North Korea

Sep 19, 2016
Daring & disruptive - unleashing the entrepreneur by Messenger, Lisa, author. Daring & disruptive - unleashing the entrepreneur

"Magazine guru Lisa Messenger's DARING AND DISRUPTIVE, based on her first successful self-published book in Australia, is an insightful account of her own rollercoaster ride as the creator and founder of the magazine THE COLLECTIVE. Geared toward entrepreneurs, her books will help readers dig deep, stay on purpose and stay true to their ideas, in whatever they want to do in life"--

Sep 19, 2016
Crochet therapy - the soothing art of savoring each stitch by Corkhill, Betsan, author. Crochet therapy - the soothing art of savoring each stitch

Sep 19, 2016
Colonial spirits - a toast to our drunken history by Grasse, Steven, author. Colonial spirits - a toast to our drunken history

Sep 19, 2016
Childhood cancer - a parent's guide to solid tumor cancers by Spurgeon, Anne, author. Childhood cancer - a parent's guide to solid tumor cancers

Sep 19, 2016
Cattastic crafts - DIY projects for cats and cat people by Ishikawa, Mariko, author. Cattastic crafts - DIY projects for cats and cat people

Sep 19, 2016
The book of veganish by Freston, Kathy, author. The book of veganish

Sep 19, 2016
Becoming Amish - a family's search for faith, community and purpose by Smith, Jeff, author. Becoming Amish - a family's search for faith, community and purpose

Sep 19, 2016
Beautiful scars by Brookbank, Kilee. Beautiful scars

Kilee Brookbank was a typical sixteen-year-old girl, thinking about school, soccer, her friends and her boyfriend. But her last ordinary day erupted in an explosion that consumed her house, burning 45 percent of her body and sending her to the very brink of death. After 38 days of surgeries, skin grafts, perpetual physical therapy and excruciating pain, she had to discover how to live again. In each moment of her long journey back to everyday life, she had to make choices that would define who s

Sep 19, 2016