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Islamic exceptionalism - how the struggle over Islam is reshaping the world by Hamid, Shadi, 1983-

Islamic exceptionalism - how the struggle over Islam is reshaping the world

Offers an argument for Islam being exceptional in its relationship with politics in the Middle East, looking at how Islam and Islamism shape politics and vice versa, drawn from extensive interviews with politicians and activists in the Middle East.

Jun 23, 2016
Israel by Griver, Simon.

Israel

A travel guide to Israel, providing background on the history, people, and culture of the country, maps and information about places of interest, and practical travel tips on topics including dining, transportation, accommodations, and entertainment.

Jun 24, 2016
It's not okay by Dorfman, Andi, author.

It's not okay

"Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story--and its collapse--in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up, public or not"--

Jun 27, 2016
It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider by Czarnecki, Sylvia, author.

It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider

Circus tricks don't just look impressive, but they also develop trustbetween horse and handler. In addition, they are a supplying exercise and bring variety into training. What is special about this book is that the author doesn't represent one single training system but instead combines years of practical experience and her knowledge of equine learning behaviour to show how to traintowards exercises such as bow, lying down, sitting and more.

Jun 27, 2016
Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America by Trillin, Calvin, author.

Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America

An anthology of previously uncollected essays, originally published in "The New Yorker," reflects the work of the eminent journalist's early career and traces his witness to the fledgling years of desegregation in Georgia.

Jun 27, 2016
Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry by Warg, Pauline, 1951- author.

Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry

"Add Vibrant Color to Your Jewelry!Enameling is the one of the best ways to add color to your jewelry--and anyone can do it! In Jeweler's Enameling Workshop, master jeweler Pauline Warg shares her easy-to-follow approach to enameling. You'll first learn the basics of kiln firing and torch firing, including equipment, tools, safety, and how to troubleshoot problems. Then, twenty projects for beautiful necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and rings walk you through various dry and wet enameli

Jun 27, 2016
Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within by Tan, Chade-Meng, author.

Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within

"A long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced lives and explains why it is critical to creativity, innovation, confidence, and ultimately success in every arena.In Joy on Demand, Chade-Meng Tan shows that you don't need to meditate for hours, days, months or years to achieve lasting joy--you can actually get consistent access to it in as little as fifteen seconds. Explaining joy and meditation

Jun 27, 2016
Keep watching the skies! Volume 1, A-K - American science fiction movies of the fifties by Warren, Bill, 1943- author.

Keep watching the skies! Volume 1, A-K - American science fiction movies of the fifties

Bill Warren's Keep Watching the Skies! was originally published in two volumes, in 1982 and 1986. It was then greatly expanded in what we called the 21st Century Edition, with new entries on several films and revisions and expansions of the commentary on every film. In addition to a detailed plot synopsis, full cast and credit listings, and an overview of the critical reception of each film, Warren delivers richly informative assessments of the films and a wealth of insights and anecdotes about

Jun 24, 2016
Keep watching the skies! Volume 2, L-Z - American science fiction movies of the fifties by Warren, Bill, 1943- author.

Keep watching the skies! Volume 2, L-Z - American science fiction movies of the fifties

Bill Warren's Keep Watching the Skies! was originally published in two volumes, in 1982 and 1986. It was then greatly expanded in what we called the 21st Century Edition, with new entries on several films and revisions and expansions of the commentary on every film. In addition to a detailed plot synopsis, full cast and credit listings, and an overview of the critical reception of each film, Warren delivers richly informative assessments of the films and a wealth of insights and anecdotes about

Jun 24, 2016
Lament for a son by Wolterstorff, Nicholas.

Lament for a son

A loving father explores with honesty and intensity all facets of his grief at the death of his 25-year-old son.

Jun 24, 2016
Land of Enchantment by Stein, Leigh, 1984- author.

Land of Enchantment

Jun 27, 2016
Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks by Woods, Mark, author.

Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks

On the eve of his fiftieth birthday a reporter from Florida embarks on a year-long trip to visit America's national parks, creating a story about family, the parks, and legacies.

Jun 27, 2016
Layered - baking, building, and styling spectacular cakes by Huff, Tessa, author.

Layered - baking, building, and styling spectacular cakes

Collects recipes for bakery-quality cakes to bake at home, including such options as raspberry stout, pink peppercorn cherry, Riesling rhubarb, and pumpkin vanilla chai, with contemporary baking methods and industry tips and tricks.

Jun 27, 2016
Leather crafts by Franklin, Geoffrey, author.

Leather crafts

"Leatherworking is an age-old practice, but today's artisans are updating the craft with a sophisticated, modern style. Full of step-by-step instructions and clear color photos, this helpful guide gives you 20 useful and attractive leather-craft projects, ranging in difficulty from easy to advanced..." --Page 4 of cover.

Jun 27, 2016
Leisure - the basis of culture ; The philosophical act by Pieper, Josef, 1904-1997.

Leisure - the basis of culture ; The philosophical act

One of the most important philosophy titles published in the twentieth century, Joseph Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture is more significant, even more crucial than it was when it first appeared fifty years ago. Pieper shows that Greeks understood and valued leisure, as did the medieval Europeans. He points out that religion can be born only in leisure. Leisure that allows time for the contemplation of the nature of God. Leisure has been, and always will be, the first foundation of any cult

Jun 27, 2016
Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife by Rainey, Barbara, author.

Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife

As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara wanted to share with them, and now you, some of the lessons learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from years of ministry to couples. In these heartfelt, insightful letters, she answers the tough questions and addresses the realities of marriage. Through personal stories--including her own mistakes--and practical advice, Barbara provides the tools and direction to help you become a godly wife and determine your part in ach

Jun 27, 2016
Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife by Rainey, Barbara, author.

Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife

Offers Christian women advice on how to be a good wife and build a strong marriage.

Jun 23, 2016
Living by vow - a practical introduction to eight essential zen chants and texts by Okumura, Shohaku, 1948-

Living by vow - a practical introduction to eight essential zen chants and texts

A Sot Zen priest and Dharma successor of Kosho Uchiyama Roshi explores Zen's most essential and universal liturgical texts and explains how the chants in these works support meditation and promote a life of freedom and compassion.

Jun 23, 2016
Look at you now - my journey from shame to strength by Pryor, Liz, 1961- author.

Look at you now - my journey from shame to strength

"The author describes her experience hidden away by her wealthy Chicago parents in a dreary government facility for impoverished pregnant teens after she discovered she was accidentally expecting at age 17 in 1979,"--NoveList.

Jun 27, 2016
Look by Sharif, Solmaz

Look

Jun 27, 2016