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Bog Bodies Uncovered - Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery by Aldhouse-Green, Miranda

Bog Bodies Uncovered - Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery

Aug 2, 2015
BMF - the rise and fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Shalhoup, Mara.

BMF - the rise and fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family

Examines the notorious Black Mafia Family, showing how its street cred and drug distribution helped launch the careers of several popular hip hop artists, until the crime organization's desire for more led to its downfall.

Aug 2, 2015
Black ice - the Val James story by James, Valmore, author.

Black ice - the Val James story

Aug 2, 2015
Black flags - the rise of ISIS by Warrick, Joby.

Black flags - the rise of ISIS

"In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two American presidents. When the government of Jordan granted amnesty to a group of political prisoners in 1999, it little realized that among them was Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a terrorist mastermind and soon the architect of an Islamist movement bent on dominating the Middle East. In Blac

Aug 2, 2015
The big book of wooden locks - complete plans for nine working wooden locks by Detweiler, Tim, 1931-

The big book of wooden locks - complete plans for nine working wooden locks

Aug 2, 2015
Beyond Measure - Overcoming Our Obsession With Testing, Homework, and College Rankings to Redefine Success by Abeles, Vicki

Beyond Measure - Overcoming Our Obsession With Testing, Homework, and College Rankings to Redefine Success

Aug 2, 2015
Better - how I let go of control, held on to hope, and found joy in my darkest hour by Robach, Amy.

Better - how I let go of control, held on to hope, and found joy in my darkest hour

""I have breast cancer." When Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach revealed her shocking diagnosis on live television in November 2013, the seasoned news reporter embarked on the most difficult and illuminating journey of her life. In this intimate memoir, she retraces the twelve months following her brave announcement and speaks candidly, for the first time, about how her illness impacted her family life and her marriage, tapped into her deepest fears and strengths, and transformed her in way

Aug 2, 2015
Being and nothingness - a phenomenological essay on ontology by Sartre, Jean Paul, 1905-

Being and nothingness - a phenomenological essay on ontology

Sartre explains the theory of existential psychoanalysis in this treatise on human reality

Aug 2, 2015
Beautiful Braiding Made Easy - Using Kumihimo Disks and Plates by Deighan, Helen

Beautiful Braiding Made Easy - Using Kumihimo Disks and Plates

Aug 2, 2015
Beaded lace knitting - techniques & 24 beaded lace designs for shawls, scarves & more by Allis, Anniken.

Beaded lace knitting - techniques & 24 beaded lace designs for shawls, scarves & more

Presents instructions for lace knitting and bead attachment, with twenty-five patterns for different skill levels for making such items as shawls, cowls, scarves, cardigans, and fingerless gloves.

Aug 2, 2015
The Badger - The Life of Bernard Hinault and the Legacy of French Cycling by Fotheringham, William

The Badger - The Life of Bernard Hinault and the Legacy of French Cycling

Aug 2, 2015
Auto repair & maintenance by Stribling, Dave, author.

Auto repair & maintenance

Cars continue to be more complicated and more costly to repair. Expert, Dave Stribling, gives readers the basic knowledge and a lot of know-how in "Idiot's Guides: Auto Repair and Maintenance." Dozens of step-by-step, full-color photos and illustrations make DIY car repairs and maintenance so much easier, regardless of make or model. And when a repair calls for an expert, this book gives readers the knowledge they need to avoid unnecessary repairs and cost."

Aug 2, 2015
Barefoot to Avalon - a brother's story by Payne, David (William David), author.

Barefoot to Avalon - a brother's story

After witnessing his younger brother's tragic death in an auto accident in 2000, the author found that his life was spiraling out of control. From a cocktail hour indulgence, his drinking became a full-blown addiction. His career entered a standstill. His marriage disintegrated. He was haunted not only by the accident, but also by the family history of mental illness, alcoholism and suicide. The only way out, he found, was to write about his brother. The result is an exceptional memoir of brothe

Aug 2, 2015
Avenue of spies - a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris by Kershaw, Alex, author.

Avenue of spies - a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris

Aug 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)

"Your birth chart is a snapshot of the sky taken at the moment and place of your birth, one that reflects your character, personality, strengths, and challenges. But the moment after that picture was taken, the planets moved on--some quickly, some very slowly. Astrologers call the moving planets "transits," and by comparing their movements to your birth chart you can gain a complete view of how best to prepare for challenges, meet opportunities, and stay grounded in a constantly-changing world."

Aug 2, 2015
Applied minds - how engineers think by Madhavan, Guruprasad, author.

Applied minds - how engineers think

Aug 2, 2015
All things quilting with Alex Anderson - from first step to last stitch. by Anderson, Alex, 1955-

All things quilting with Alex Anderson - from first step to last stitch.

"With more than one million books sold, the author who taught the world to quilt is back again! Internet and television personality Alex Anderson’s all-in-one "big book" includes essential quilting tools, binding basics, and a visual guide to piecing and appliqué. Master both hand and machine quilting, and learn professional touches to become a confident, lifelong quilter. No matter your experience level, this must-have guide will find a permanent home next to your sewing machine!"--

Aug 2, 2015
8 keys to raising the quirky child - how to help a kid who doesn't quite fit in by Bowers, Mark (Psychologist), author.

8 keys to raising the quirky child - how to help a kid who doesn't quite fit in

"Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are "different" than all the rest,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 2, 2015
The apple cookbook - 125 freshly picked recipes by Woodier, Olwen, 1942-

The apple cookbook - 125 freshly picked recipes

Describes different varieties of apples and their uses, and shares recipes for beverages, snacks, salads, side dishes, main dishes, breakfasts, breads, and desserts which feature apples.

Aug 2, 2015
The $5 a meal college vegetarian cookbook - good, cheap vegetarian recipes for when you need to eat by Cormier, Nicole.

The $5 a meal college vegetarian cookbook - good, cheap vegetarian recipes for when you need to eat

Offers a collection of more than three hundred recipes for vegetarian and vegan dishes, which include a minimum number of ingredients and provide a nutritious, low-cost meal.

Aug 2, 2015