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Battlefields in miniature - making realistic and effective terrain for wargames by Davies, Paul (Game journalist)

Battlefields in miniature - making realistic and effective terrain for wargames

"Like a good general, a good wargamer should have an eye for the ground. Just as the nature of the battlefield plays a central role in real warfare, so miniature wargames are greatly enhanced by realistic terrain. Besides, when you've spent hundreds of hours collecting and painting your miniature armies, they surely deserve ground worth fighting for. Master terrain modeller Paul Davies takes the reader through the process of creating a visually appealing yet practical terrain system. First the t

Feb 9, 2016
Worms eat my garbage by Appelhof, Mary, author

Worms eat my garbage

Provides complete illustrated instructions on setting up and maintaining small-scale worm composting systems. Topics include: bin types, worm species, reproduction, care and feeding of worms, harvesting, and how to make the finished product of potting soil.

Feb 9, 2016
Rhinoceros, and other plays by Ionesco, Eugène, author

Rhinoceros, and other plays

A collection of three modern plays by the master of the absurd and member of the French Academy.

Feb 9, 2016
United States of Jihad - investigating America's homegrown terrorists by Bergen, Peter L., 1962- author.

United States of Jihad - investigating America's homegrown terrorists

Feb 9, 2016
The three waves of volunteers and the new earth by Cannon, Dolores, 1931- author.

The three waves of volunteers and the new earth

In 1945 when the atomic bombs, our "protectors" and "watchers" in outer space saw that Earth was on a collision course with disaster, the prime directive of non-interference prevented them from taking any action, but then they came up with a brilliant plan to save Earth and assist her in her ascension.

Feb 9, 2016
This is your brain on sports - the science of underdogs, the value of rivalry, and what we can learn from the T-shirt cannon by Wertheim, L. Jon, author.

This is your brain on sports - the science of underdogs, the value of rivalry, and what we can learn from the T-shirt cannon

Feb 9, 2016
Tangle journey - exploring the far reaches of tangle drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media by Krahula, Beckah, author.

Tangle journey - exploring the far reaches of tangle drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media

"Find the next step in your zentangle journey, with even more step-by-step techniques and beautiful inspirational drawings! An exciting and in-depth follow up to One Zentangle A Day, Beckah Krahula guides you along with her sure-footed instruction and beautiful examples as she shows you how to take tangle drawing to the next level. From florals and organics to journal drawings and cityscapes, all kinds of experimentation are explored. Gain deeper insights into how tangles can be combined to crea

Feb 9, 2016
Mapping the muse - a bicentennial look at Indiana poetry by

Mapping the muse - a bicentennial look at Indiana poetry

Feb 9, 2016
The man who invented fiction - how Cervantes ushered in the modern world by Egginton, William, 1969-

The man who invented fiction - how Cervantes ushered in the modern world

"In the early seventeenth century, a crippled, graying, almost toothless veteran of Spain's wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book. It was the story of a poor nobleman, his brain addled from reading too many books of chivalry, who deludes himself that he is a knight errant and sets off on hilarious adventures. That book, Don Quixote, went on to sell more copies than any other book beside the Bible, making its author, Miguel de Cervantes, the single most-read author in human history. Ce

Feb 9, 2016
Mental illness by

Mental illness

Feb 9, 2016
Matt Groening and the Simpsons by Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-

Matt Groening and the Simpsons

: Cartoonist Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, has a talent for mocking, criticizing, and exposing the foolishness of modern culture. This talent has resulted in financial success, critical acclaim, and the longest-running show in television history.

Feb 9, 2016
Postcapitalism - a guide to our future by Mason, Paul, 1960-

Postcapitalism - a guide to our future

"In the tradition of No Logo and Empire, Postcapitalism is a sharply polemical but deeply analytical and historically informed account of the transition from capitalism to a new economic order"--

Feb 9, 2016
Reproductive rights - who decides? by Wittenstein, Vicki O., 1954-

Reproductive rights - who decides?

Feb 9, 2016
Psycho-Cybernetics - updated and expanded by Maltz, Maxwell, 1899-1975, author.

Psycho-Cybernetics - updated and expanded

Cybernetics (loosely translated from the Greek): "a helmsman who steers his ship to port." Psycho-Cybernetics is a term coined by Dr. Maxwell Maltz, which means, "steering your mind to a productive, useful goal so you can reach the greatest port in the world, peace of mind." Since its first publication in 1960, Maltz's landmark bestseller has inspired and enhanced the lives of more than 30 million readers. In this updated edition, with a new introduction and editorial commentary by Matt Furey, p

Feb 9, 2016
The Parker sisters - a border kidnapping by Maddox, Lucy.

The Parker sisters - a border kidnapping

Feb 9, 2016
Top 10 Barcelona 2016 by Sorensen, Annelise, author

Top 10 Barcelona 2016

Feb 9, 2016
Bio-young - get younger at a cellular and hormonal level by Dillon, Roxy, author.

Bio-young - get younger at a cellular and hormonal level

"From a certified nutritionist and scientist, a groundbreaking, easy to follow, all-natural anti-aging program using vitamins, natural oils, and many common foods that will help you look and feel younger"--

Feb 9, 2016
Better living through criticism - how to think about art, pleasure, beauty, and truth by Scott, A. O., 1966- author.

Better living through criticism - how to think about art, pleasure, beauty, and truth

"The New York Times film critic shows why we need criticism now more than ever. Few could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott shows in Better Living Through Criticism is that we are, in fact, all critics: because critical thinking informs almost every aspect of artistic creation, of civil action, of interpersonal life. With penetrating insight and warm humor, Scott shows that while individual critics-- himself included-- can make mistakes and find flaws where

Feb 9, 2016
Into the magic shop - a neurosurgeon's quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart by Doty, James R. (James Robert), 1955- author.

Into the magic shop - a neurosurgeon's quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart

The author relates how a chance encounter in a magic shop with a woman who taught him exercises to ease his sufferings and manifest his greatest desires gave him a glimpse of the relationship between the brain and the heart, and drove him to explore the neuroscience of compassion and altruism.

Feb 9, 2016
The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family by Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937- author.

The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family

Gail Lumet Buckley, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African American family from Civil War to civil rights.

Feb 9, 2016