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How to tie a scarf - 33 styles. by

How to tie a scarf - 33 styles.

From designer silk squares to chunky homemade knits, this guide is filled with inspired ways to style your scarves. Inside you'll find: Step-by-step tutorials for square, oblong, and embellished scarves ; Styles for the summer, fall, winter, and spring seasons ; DIY scarf accessories featuring camera straps, tote bags, necklaces and more.

Jul 29, 2015
Lead Belly - the Smithsonian Folkways collection. by Leadbelly, 1885-1949, composer, performer.

Lead Belly - the Smithsonian Folkways collection.

From the swamplands of Louisiana, the prisons of Texas, and the streets of New York City, Lead Belly and his music became cornerstones of American folk music and touchstones of African American cultural legacy.

Jul 29, 2015
May Martin's sewing bible - 40 years of tips & tricks on how to make your own fashion, home furnishings & crafts. by Martin, May, author.

May Martin's sewing bible - 40 years of tips & tricks on how to make your own fashion, home furnishings & crafts.

Beautifully styled and simple-to-follow, this authoritative sewing bible gives readers information on everything they need to know to get started with sewing. Providing all the essential background information on sewing, setting up your sewing space and detailed lists of all the equipment you'll need; step-by-step instructions for over 40 projects; and a wealth of general sewing tips and techniques to help you finally master overlocking, seams, fastenings, hemming and much much more, with this b

Jul 29, 2015
The permaculture city - regenerative design for urban, suburban, and town resilience by Hemenway, Toby, 1952- author.

The permaculture city - regenerative design for urban, suburban, and town resilience

Jul 29, 2015
Paddle against the flow - lessons on life from doers, creators, and cultural rebels by

Paddle against the flow - lessons on life from doers, creators, and cultural rebels

Offers life advice from artists who followed their own path in life, including Nas, Cat Power, and Judd Apatow.

Jul 29, 2015
The Overstreet comic book price guide - comics from the 1500's-present included, fully illustrated catalogue & evaluation guide by Overstreet, Robert M., compiler.

The Overstreet comic book price guide - comics from the 1500's-present included, fully illustrated catalogue & evaluation guide

"For four-and-a-half-decades, only one publication has brought collectors and dealers the prices of back issue comic books, market reports from the experts, and the history of the medium. This year, The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide celebrates with new prices, new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, and more. Anniversaries the Guide marks this year include Captain Marvel at 75, Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. at 50, the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents at 50, Wonder Girl at

Jul 29, 2015
The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage - The Official Style Guide Used by the Writers and Editors of the World's Most Authoritative News Organization by Siegal, Allan M./ Connolly, William

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage - The Official Style Guide Used by the Writers and Editors of the World's Most Authoritative News Organization

Jul 29, 2015
Never go back - 10 things you'll never do again by Cloud, Henry.

Never go back - 10 things you'll never do again

Everyone makes mistakes, big and small. Sometimes our mistakes take us down the wrong path and send us spiraling into destructive life patterns, and sometimes we learn a lesson and never make the same mistake again. But how? How do we recognize our destructive patterns, make new choices, and then follow through? In Never Go Back, bestselling author Dr. Henry Cloud shares ten doorways to success-and once we walk through these new pathways, we never go back again. His proven method-based on grace,

Jul 29, 2015
Nagasaki - life after nuclear war by Southard, Susan, author.

Nagasaki - life after nuclear war

Published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, a riveting narrative of human resilience, told through first-hand experiences of five survivors, reveals the physical, emotional and social challenges of post-atomic life.

Jul 29, 2015
My Kitchen Year - 136 Recipes That Saved My Life by Reichl, Ruth

My Kitchen Year - 136 Recipes That Saved My Life

Jul 29, 2015
Move your bus - an extraordinary new approach to accelerating success in work and life by Clark, Ron, 1971-

Move your bus - an extraordinary new approach to accelerating success in work and life

A guidebook to successful leadership explains that by looking at an organization as a bus and the employees as the people on it, managers can identify who is helping the bus move, and who is hindering it.

Jul 29, 2015
Moon handbooks. Florida Gulf Coast by Kinser, Joshua.

Moon handbooks. Florida Gulf Coast

Long-time Florida resident Joshua Lawrence Kinser covers the best of the Gulf Coast, from the mangroves of Everglades National Park to the glass skyscrapers and lazy canals of Tampa. Kinser has plenty of fun, interesting trip strategies to offer, including Best Beaches, Camping on the Coast, and RV the GC. Complete with details on snorkeling and diving the Nature Coast's Caverns, wandering through the historical sites of Apalachicola and Tallahassee, and fishing along miles of coast and parkland

Jul 29, 2015
Modern Families - Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship by Gamson, Joshua/ Harris-perry, Melissa (FRW)

Modern Families - Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship

Jul 29, 2015
Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther by Conway, Marshall

Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther

Jul 29, 2015
Love songs - the hidden history by Gioia, Ted, author.

Love songs - the hidden history

"The love song is timeless. From its beginnings, it has been shaped by bohemians and renegades, slaves and oppressed minorities, prostitutes, immigrants and other excluded groups. But what do we really know about the origins of these intimate expressions of the heart? And how have our changing perceptions about topics such as sexuality and gender roles changed our attitudes towards these songs? In Love Songs: The Hidden History, Ted Gioia uncovers the unexplored story of the love song for the fi

Jul 29, 2015
Lovable livable home - how to add beauty, get organized, and make your house work for you by Petersik, Sherry.

Lovable livable home - how to add beauty, get organized, and make your house work for you

Jul 29, 2015
The Long Emancipation - The Demise of Slavery in the United States by Berlin, Ira

The Long Emancipation - The Demise of Slavery in the United States

Jul 29, 2015
Life on the edge - the coming of age of quantum biology by McFadden, Johnjoe, author.

Life on the edge - the coming of age of quantum biology

Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how does it work? It is remarkable that in this age of cloning and even synthetic biology, nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material. Life remains the only way to make life. Are we missing a vital ingredient in its creation? Like Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene which provided a new perspective on evolution by shifting the focus of natural selection from organisms to genes, Life On The Edge alters our

Jul 29, 2015
Le French Oven by Davis, Hillary

Le French Oven

Jul 29, 2015
Last night in the OR - a transplant surgeon's odyssey by Shaw, Bud, author.

Last night in the OR - a transplant surgeon's odyssey

"The 1980s marked a revolution in the field of organ transplants, and Bud Shaw, M.D., who studied under Tom Starzl in Pittsburgh, was on the front lines. Now retired from active practice, Dr. Shaw relays gripping moments of anguish and elation, frustration and reward, despair and hope in his struggle to save patients. He reveals harshly intimate moments of his medical career: telling a patient's husband that his wife has died during surgery; struggling to complete a twenty-hour operation as ment

Jul 29, 2015