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The farmer's kitchen handbook - more than 200 recipes for making cheese, curing meat, preserving, fermenting, and more by Lawrence, Marie W, author.

The farmer's kitchen handbook - more than 200 recipes for making cheese, curing meat, preserving, fermenting, and more

Presents traditional New England recipes organized by month using seasonal ingredients, with separate sections on household hints, substitutions, weights and measurements, and a harvest guide.

Aug 21, 2014
Far and Near - On Days Like These by Peart, Neil

Far and Near - On Days Like These

Aug 21, 2014
Even This I Get to Experience by Lear, Norman

Even This I Get to Experience

Aug 21, 2014
The Essential Ellen Willis by Willis, Ellen/ Aronowitz, Nona Willis (EDT)/ Ackerman, Spencer (CON)/ Aronowitz, Stanley (CON)/ Carmon, Irin (CON)

The Essential Ellen Willis

Aug 21, 2014
The Essential Dehydrator - From Dried Mushroom Risotto to Grilled Tuna With Papaya Chutney, More Than 100 Recipes Bursting With Fresh Flavor by Palmquist, Susan/ Houk, Jill

The Essential Dehydrator - From Dried Mushroom Risotto to Grilled Tuna With Papaya Chutney, More Than 100 Recipes Bursting With Fresh Flavor

Aug 21, 2014
Daughters of men - portraits of African-American women and their fathers by Vassel, Rachel.

Daughters of men - portraits of African-American women and their fathers

A visual tribute to high-profile and celebrity African-American women and their fathers pairs photography with personal essays about how each father directly contributed to his daughter's successes.

Aug 21, 2014
Expressive writing - words that heal by Pennebaker, James W.

Expressive writing - words that heal

"Write about what keeps you awake at night." That's the advice James Pennebaker and John Evans offer in Expressive Writing: Words that Heal. This book will help you overcome the traumas and emotional upheavals that are keeping you awake. You'll resolve issues, improve your health, and build resilience. Based on nearly 30 years of scientific research, the book shows you how and when expressive writing can improve your health. Its clear explanations of the writing process will enable you to expres

Aug 21, 2014
The calories in, calories out cookbook - 200 everyday recipes that take the guesswork out of counting calories - plus, the exercise it takes to burn them off by Jones, Catherine Cheremeteff, author.

The calories in, calories out cookbook - 200 everyday recipes that take the guesswork out of counting calories - plus, the exercise it takes to burn them off

Collects two hundred low calorie recipes that include calories per serving and exercise necessary to burn those calories, with tips on ingredients, equipment, preparation, and cooking, and suggestions for formulating daily and weekly menus.

Aug 21, 2014
The budget-friendly fresh and local diabetes cookbook by Mattocks, Charles, author.

The budget-friendly fresh and local diabetes cookbook

Local food traditions can blossom into regional cuisines and offer tastes and memories that last a lifetime. With some smart selections, these cuisines, made with fresh, local ingredients, can also improve your health and the health of your family. What most people don't know? Foods from your local market are an incredible bargain. Chef Charles Mattocks combines his flair for using fresh, locally grown foods with his engaging presentation to offer a budget-friendly taste of what your local farme

Aug 21, 2014
The birth order book - why you are the way you are by Leman, Kevin.

The birth order book - why you are the way you are

This updated edition of the author's bestseller offers key insights into how birth order affects personality, marriage and relationships, parenting style, career, and children. Whether at home or on the job, birth order powerfully influences the way people interact with other. The author even shows readers how to overcome ingrained tendencies they never thought they'd be rid of, all by focusing on their birth order.

Aug 21, 2014
Beyond the first draft - the art of fiction by Casey, John, 1939- author.

Beyond the first draft - the art of fiction

"For students and writers alike, a brilliant guide to the craft of writing by the National Book Award-winning author of Spartina. National Book Award winner John Casey is a masterful novelist who is also an inspiring and beloved teacher. In Beyond the First Draft he offers essential and original insights into the art of writing-and rewriting-fiction. Through anecdotes about other writers' methods and habits (as well as his own) and close readings of literature from Aristotle to Zola, the essays

Aug 21, 2014
Best editorial cartoons of the year by

Best editorial cartoons of the year

Aug 21, 2014
The beader's guide to jewelry design - a beautiful exploration of unity, balance, color & more by Deeb, Margie.

The beader's guide to jewelry design - a beautiful exploration of unity, balance, color & more

Details the principles of beaded jewelry design, using examples of work by contemporary bead artists, and focuses on such concepts as unity, focal point, shape, proportion, and color.

Aug 21, 2014
Cuban revelations - behind the scenes in Havana by Frank, Marc.

Cuban revelations - behind the scenes in Havana

"As a U.S.-born journalist who has called Havana home for almost a quarter century, Mark Frank has observed in person the best days of the revolution, the fall of the Soviet bloc, the great depression of the 1990s, the stepping aside of Fidel Castro, and the reforms now being devised by his brother. In Cuban Revelations, Frank offers a first-hand account of daily life in Cuba at the turn of the twenty-first century, the start of a new and dramatic epoch for islanders and the Cuban diaspora. Exam

Aug 21, 2014
Final gifts - understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying by Callanan, Maggie.

Final gifts - understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying

"In this moving and compassionate book, hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more then twenty years experience tending the terminally ill."--Page 4 of cover.

Aug 21, 2014
Beyond ordinary - when a good marriage just isn't good enough by Davis, Justin.

Beyond ordinary - when a good marriage just isn't good enough

Presents a "he said, she said" account of the disintegration of the authors' marriage that also reveals how they were able to restore their relationship to become what God intended, and features questions for personal reflection.

Aug 21, 2014
Beyond intelligence - secrets for raising happily productive kids by Matthews, Dona J., 1951- author.

Beyond intelligence - secrets for raising happily productive kids

An essential guide for parents and educators, offering practical suggestions and strategies for raising smart, well-balanced, happily productive children.

Aug 21, 2014
The better baby book - how to have a healthier, smarter, happier baby by Asprey, Lana.

The better baby book - how to have a healthier, smarter, happier baby

This prenatal guide gives you a complete program of specific nutrition and environmental lifestyle changes to help you have a better baby. Based on the emerging science of epigenetics, the authors show how you can change the way your environment interacts with your genes, so you can reduce toxins in your home and body to make your baby healthier, smarter, and stronger.

Aug 21, 2014
Consuming the Word - the New Testament and the Eucharist in the early church by Hahn, Scott, author.

Consuming the Word - the New Testament and the Eucharist in the early church

"Long before the New Testament was a document, it was a sacrament. Jesus called the Eucharist by the name Christians subsequently gave to the latter books of the Holy Bible. It was the "New Covenant," the "New Testament," in his blood. Christians later extended the phrase to cover the books produced by the apostles and their companions; but they did so because these were the books that could be read at Mass. This simple and demonstrable historical fact has enormous implications for the way we re

Aug 21, 2014
Educating for action - strategies to ignite social justice by

Educating for action - strategies to ignite social justice

Aug 21, 2014