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A Short History of Gardens by Campbell, Gordon A Short History of Gardens

Dec 9, 2016
A touch of farmhouse charm - easy DIY projects to add a warm and rustic feel to any room by Fourez, Liz, author. A touch of farmhouse charm - easy DIY projects to add a warm and rustic feel to any room

"Opening A Touch of Farmhouse Charm is like taking a breath of fresh, clean country air. With the turn of each page, Liz Fourez leads you on a tour through her family's house, restored to its 1940s rustic farm style, and teaches you how to make each handmade decoration yourself. The projects require minimal effort, yet add instant charm to any room. With your blue jeans on and a few of the most basic supplies in hand, you'll be on your way to your dream home in no time. You'll learn how to make

Dec 8, 2016
A Very Expensive Poison - The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War With the West by Harding, Luke A Very Expensive Poison - The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War With the West

Dec 9, 2016
A woman looking at men looking at women - essays on art, sex, and the mind by Hustvedt, Siri, author. A woman looking at men looking at women - essays on art, sex, and the mind

A radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy reflects the author's explorations into the workings of human perception and how they are reflected by gender bias, the mind-body challenge, and neurological disorders.

Dec 3, 2016
Amazing stories of the space age - true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight by Pyle, Rod. Amazing stories of the space age - true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight

Dec 9, 2016
American hookup - the new culture of sex on campus by Wade, Lisa (Professor), author. American hookup - the new culture of sex on campus

An account of the new culture of sex on college campuses profiles how students are navigating a harrowing emotional landscape marked by one-sidedness, status competition, and sexual violence that is particularly challenging to minorities and women.

Dec 3, 2016
An atheist and a Christian walk into a bar... - talking about God, the universe, and everything by Rauser, Randal D., author. An atheist and a Christian walk into a bar... - talking about God, the universe, and everything

Dec 3, 2016
Ancient stories for modern times - 50 short wisdom tales for all ages by Mogensen, Faye, author. Ancient stories for modern times - 50 short wisdom tales for all ages

Dec 9, 2016
And life comes back - a wife's story of love, loss, and hope reclaimed by Lott Williford, Tricia. And life comes back - a wife's story of love, loss, and hope reclaimed

Traces the emotional journey of the author, whose husband died unexpectedly, leaving her a widow with two young sons, and describes her spiritual healing after the ordeal.

Dec 3, 2016
Android tablets for dummies by Gookin, Dan, author. Android tablets for dummies

"Lucky you! You are the proud new owner of an Android tablet! Part computer, part smartphone, and all amazing, this remarkably portable gizmo lets you surf the web, handle email, take photos, listen to music, video chat, play games, share documents-- the list goes on and on. That's a lot of tings t do, and you want to know how to do them right away without any confusion or frustration. From unpacking your tablet and chargin the battery to creating a slideshow, finding a resturant, or using your

Dec 3, 2016
Anticlimax- a feminist perspective on the sexual revolution by Jeffreys, Sheila Anticlimax- a feminist perspective on the sexual revolution

Dec 9, 2016
Archeophonics by Gizzi, Peter, author. Archeophonics

Archeophonics is the first collection of new work from the poet Peter Gizzi in five years. Archeophonics, defined as the archeology of lost sound, is one way of understanding the role and the task of poetry: to recover the buried sounds and shapes of languages in the tradition of the art, and the multitude of private connections that lie undisclosed in one's emotional memory. The book takes seriously the opening epigraph by the late great James Schuyler: “poetry, like music, is not just song.” I

Dec 8, 2016
Are numbers real? - the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world by Clegg, Brian, author. Are numbers real? - the uncanny relationship of mathematics and the physical world

Presents an accessible, in-depth look at the history of numbers and their applications in life and science, from math's surreal presence in the virtual world to the debates about the role of math in science.

Dec 8, 2016
Arizona & the Grand Canyon. by Arizona & the Grand Canyon.

Dec 9, 2016
Aromatherapy for natural living - the A-Z reference of essential oils remedies for health, beauty and the home by Kennedy, Anne, author. Aromatherapy for natural living - the A-Z reference of essential oils remedies for health, beauty and the home

"Part reference manual, part recipe book, Aromatherapy for Natural Living is a comprehensive and straightforward guide to aromatherapy and essential oils. Whether you're just beginning to dip your toes in a fresh tub of lavender-tea tree bathwater, or if you are already immersed in minty rosemary-lemon mist, this brook provides over 400 recipes to try at home that will welcome you into deeper wellness and improved health in all aspects of life." -- Back cover.

Dec 6, 2016
Art of Dreamworks Trolls by Schmitz, Jerry. Art of Dreamworks Trolls

"From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks' Trolls -- an irreverent animated comedy that gives a colorful, personality-filled twist to the iconic hair-raising pop culture phenomenon...the filmmakers at DreamWorks created hundreds of pieces of concept and production art, developing an outrageously colorful, tactile look for the Trolls, which they juxtaposed against the urban-inspired look of the Bergens." -- rear cover

Dec 3, 2016
Arthur and Sherlock - Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes by Sims, Michael Arthur and Sherlock - Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

Dec 3, 2016
At the end of the world - a true story of murder in the Arctic by Millman, Lawrence, author. At the end of the world - a true story of murder in the Arctic

"At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly peaceful as the Inuit can become unpeaceful at the drop of a hat or, in this instance, a meteor shower. At the same time, the book is a warning cry against the destruction of what's left of our culture's humanity, along the

Dec 3, 2016
Atlas of improbable places - a journey to the world's most unusual corners by Elborough, Travis, author. Atlas of improbable places - a journey to the world's most unusual corners

An atlas of hidden places blends maps and photographs of over fifty locations around the world, from Ani, Kars, the ruins of the one-time capital of the Armenian empire, in Turkey to the illicit tunnels of Moose Jaw in Canada.

Dec 9, 2016
Attending - medicine, mindfulness, and humanity by Epstein, Ronald, author. Attending - medicine, mindfulness, and humanity

Dec 3, 2016

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