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After you hear it's cancer - a guide to navigating the difficult journey ahead by Leifer, John, 1957-

After you hear it's cancer - a guide to navigating the difficult journey ahead

Jul 2, 2015
Collapse - how societies choose to fail or succeed by Diamond, Jared M.

Collapse - how societies choose to fail or succeed

Who Hasn't Gazed upon the abandoned temples of Angkor Wat or the jungle-choked cities of the Maya and wondered, could the same fate happen to us? In this riveting book, Jared Diamond--whose Guns, Germs, and Steel revolutionized our understanding of history--explores how humankind's use and abuse of the environment reveal the truth behind the world's great collapses, from the Anasazi of North America to the Vikings of Greenland to modern Montana. What emerges is a fundamental pattern of environme

Jul 2, 2015
Australia by Elder, Bruce, author.

Australia

"Practical, informative and user-friendly, the Globetrotter travel guide to Australia highlights the major places of interest, describing their principal attractions and offering sound suggestions on where to tour, stay, eat, shop and relax"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 2, 2015
AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin by Wilson, Andrew, 1967-

AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin

"The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life. When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, a shocked world mourned the loss. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the son of an East London taxi driver to scale the heights of fame, fortune, and glamour. He designed clothes for the world's most beautiful women and royalty, most fam

Jul 2, 2015
Android Application Development in 24 Hours by Delessio, Carmen/ Darcey, Lauren/ Conder, Shane

Android Application Development in 24 Hours

Jul 2, 2015
American apostles - when evangelicals entered the world of Islam by Heyrman, Christine Leigh.

American apostles - when evangelicals entered the world of Islam

Jul 2, 2015
Apparitions - architecture that has disappeared from our cities by Hughes, T. John (Thomas John), 1947- author, photographer.

Apparitions - architecture that has disappeared from our cities

"Architectural Apparitions is a photography project about buildings that that have vanished from our cities. Ghosted pictures of these structures are combined with current photos of their former locations in single images, with informative text panels to outline the design aesthetics. This unique aesthetic approach provides an engaging way of telling stories of change in our built environments, exploring a wonderful historical narrative that commemorates architecture in space and time, a way to

Jul 2, 2015
Approaching the end of life - a practical and spiritual guide by Schaper, Donna, author.

Approaching the end of life - a practical and spiritual guide

In her more than forty years as a minister, Rev. Donna Schaper has been approached hundreds of times by people wanting to know how to prepare for the end of life in both practical and spiritual matters. From making a will and planning a memorial service to finding peace in the toughest circumstances, Approaching the End of Life offers practical and spiritual guidance to anyone wrestling with the end of a life. The book also includes practical resources such as a service planning checklist and a

Jul 2, 2015
Android Tablets for Dummies by Gookin, Dan

Android Tablets for Dummies

Jul 2, 2015
Android Programming - The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Hardy, Brian/ Stewart, Chris

Android Programming - The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Jul 2, 2015
The Art of Chalk - Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Art With Chalk by Mciver, Swax

The Art of Chalk - Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Art With Chalk

Jul 2, 2015
The art of cardboard - big ideas for creativity, collaboration, storytelling, and reuse by Zimmer, Lori.

The art of cardboard - big ideas for creativity, collaboration, storytelling, and reuse

"Breathe new life into that old cardboard box! Though paper and cardboard seem common and humble materials, discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art that can be created using the repurposed and upcycled resource.The Art of Cardboard showcases the grand and imaginatinve scale of cardboard art and design. Inside, you'll find jaw-dropping cardboard creations from around the world! You'll dicover the process of each art form, as well as tricks of the trade, from small clever proj

Jul 2, 2015
Astrological transits - the beginner's guide to using planetary cycles to plan and predict your day, week, year (or destiny) by Kent, April Elliott, 1961-

Astrological transits - the beginner's guide to using planetary cycles to plan and predict your day, week, year (or destiny)

Jul 2, 2015
Arthritis - what exercises work by Sobel, Dava, author.

Arthritis - what exercises work

Jul 2, 2015
The art of Zentangle - 50 inspiring drawings, designs & ideas for the meditative artist. by Bremner, Margaret (ART)/ Burnell, Norma J. (ART)/ Raile, Penny (ART)/ Williams, Lara (ART)

The art of Zentangle - 50 inspiring drawings, designs & ideas for the meditative artist.

Presents an introduction to the "doodling" art form, describing the basic tools and materials and providing step-by-step instructions on how to use repetitive patterns in imaginative ways to create unusual art pieces.

Jul 2, 2015
The Art of Painting Animals by Aaseng, Maury/ Gray, Lorraine/ Morgan, Jason/ Watson, Deb/ Watts, Toni

The Art of Painting Animals

Jul 2, 2015
The art of making gelato - 50 flavors to make at home by Morano, Morgan, author.

The art of making gelato - 50 flavors to make at home

Shares easy-to-follow instructions for preparing authentic gelato and sorbetto recipes, featuring such classic Italian flavors as chocolate chip, cinnamon, coconut cream, pistachio, hazelnut, and pine nut.

Jul 2, 2015
The addictocarb diet - avoid the 9 highly addictive carbs while eating anything else you want by Roseman, Bruce.

The addictocarb diet - avoid the 9 highly addictive carbs while eating anything else you want

"Forget about fad diets. There's a reason why so many popular diets don't work in the long term. If you're struggling to lose weight, counting calories and shrinking portions are not the answer. The answer lies in a how your brain reacts when you eat certain foods- foods that are chemically addictive because they directly stimulate the addiction center of the brain, causing irresistible cravings. But there's a way to overcome this addiction. It's called The Addictocarb Diet, and it's a cure--not

Jul 2, 2015
Hands off my gun - defeating the plot to disarm America by Loesch, Dana.

Hands off my gun - defeating the plot to disarm America

"How many people in America today are truly well-versed in the history of the Second Amendment, and why and how it was included in the Bill of Rights? Dana Loesch gives her views on all that and much more, thanks to the research she offers in HANDS OFF MY GUN. Fearless and fiery conservative talk show host, blogger and TV commentator, Loesch digs deep into past, present and future facts, attitudes and actions regarding gun rights. HANDS OFF MY GUN is filled with research and detail. In additi

Jul 2, 2015
Haunted Plantations of the South by Southall, Richard

Haunted Plantations of the South

Jul 2, 2015