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Riley unlikely - with simple, child-like faith, amazing things can happen by Banks Snyder, Riley, author. Riley unlikely - with simple, child-like faith, amazing things can happen

"The inspiring story of Riley Banks, who first traveled to Kenya at age 13, and has been back every year since bringing backpacks of school supplies and hygiene kits for young girls, developing relationships and friendships, and is currently, as a young millenial, raising money to build a complete learning complex in Kibwezi, Kenya for those who have nothing,"--NoveList.

Sep 23, 2016
Ripley's believe it or not! Unlock the weird! by Ripley's believe it or not! Unlock the weird!

"-- even more all-true weirdness" -- page 4 of cover.

Sep 26, 2016
Room where I get what I want by Holmes, S. Whitney, 1984- author. Room where I get what I want

Sep 23, 2016
Rosicrucian Trilogy - Fama Fraternitatis, 1614 ; Confessio Fraternitatis, 1615 ; the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz, 1616 - the three original Rosicrucian publications by Rosicrucian Trilogy - Fama Fraternitatis, 1614 ; Confessio Fraternitatis, 1615 ; the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz, 1616 - the three original Rosicrucian publications

Sep 26, 2016
Roughneck grace - farmer yoga, creeping codgerism, apple golf, and other brief essays from on and off the back forty by Perry, Michael, 1964- author. Roughneck grace - farmer yoga, creeping codgerism, apple golf, and other brief essays from on and off the back forty

"New York Times bestselling author and humorist Michael Perry returns with a new collection of bite-sized essays from his Sunday Wisconsin State Journal column, "Roughneck Grace." Perry's perspectives on everything from cleaning the chicken coop to sharing a New York City elevator with supermodels will have you snorting with laughter on one page, blinking back tears on the next, and--no matter your zip code--nodding in recognition throughout"--

Sep 26, 2016
Rugged knits - 24 practical projects for everyday living by Rangel, Andrea, author. Rugged knits - 24 practical projects for everyday living

This is a collection of 21 functional, lovely, and interesting knitting patterns for men and women. Side-by-side with hearty wool sweaters and sock patterns are more unexpectedly delicate-looking pieces, such as a warm, resilient shawl with lace trim and a cozy cowl with gentle drape. Those who love cables will rejoice in the gorgeously-shaped turtleneck and bright, eye-catching mitts. Fans of colorwork will enjoy both stranded knitting and intarsia pieces, while those who want to keep it simple

Sep 21, 2016
Run like a mother - how to get moving-- and not lose your job, family, or sanity by McDowell, Dimity. Run like a mother - how to get moving-- and not lose your job, family, or sanity

Sep 26, 2016
Rustic homes - barns, cabins, cottages, & farmhouses. by Rustic homes - barns, cabins, cottages, & farmhouses.

Sep 22, 2016
Scattering ashes - a memoir of letting go by Rough, Joan Z., author. Scattering ashes - a memoir of letting go

Sep 22, 2016
Scrappy little nobody by Kendrick, Anna, author. Scrappy little nobody

A collection of whimsical autobiographical essays by the actress and star of "Up in the Air" recounts memorable milestones, from her New England upbringing to the blockbuster films that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses.

Sep 26, 2016
Self-striping yarn studio - sweaters, scarves, and hats designed for self-striping yarn by Sulcoski, Carol, 1965- author. Self-striping yarn studio - sweaters, scarves, and hats designed for self-striping yarn

Carol Sulcoski's latest book begins with a comprehensive technical section that explains how to use and manipulate self-striping yarn--something no previous pattern collection has offered. After reading the accessible instructions and tips, knitters will be inspired to cast on one of 24 new and original designs--11 beginner, 11 intermediate, and two advanced--including shawls, scarves, sweaters, fingerless mittens, and more. Featured designers include Fiona Ellis, Brooke Nico, Sandi Rosner, Corn

Sep 21, 2016
Set the Boy Free - The Autobiography by Marr, Johnny Set the Boy Free - The Autobiography

Sep 26, 2016
Shakespeare's yoga - how the Bard can deepen your practice--on and off the mat by Szabo-Cassella, Claire, author. Shakespeare's yoga - how the Bard can deepen your practice--on and off the mat

"There are remarkable connections between ancient yogic principles and Shakespeare's plays. In Shakespeare's Yoga, international yoga teacher Claire Szabo-Cassella makes yogic insights from the literary master on the human condition both accessible and immediately relevant to modern yoga practice-on and off the yoga mat. As she draws parallels between the Bard's inherent spiritual wisdom and the yamas, five core yogic concepts in the art of right living, she adds down-to-earth insights from her

Sep 22, 2016
Shooting up / A Short History of Drugs and War by Kamieski, Łukasz. Shooting up / A Short History of Drugs and War

Sep 26, 2016
Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith by Robertson, Si, 1948- author. Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith

"America's favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures. Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E's Duck Dynasty. Through his transition, he has remained untainted by the popularity and money, and is the same man he was before stardom--generous, kind, compassionate, and a little bit crazy. Beginning where Si-cology 1

Sep 26, 2016
Simple steps to foot pain relief - the new science of healthy feet by Bowman, Katy, author. Simple steps to foot pain relief - the new science of healthy feet

"Don't just relieve foot pain-prevent it from happening again. Biomechanist Katy Bowman is back with an expanded edition of her popular book Every Woman's Guide to Foot Pain Relief, and it's for everyone-men and women, no matter what state (or shoe) they're in. With updated material and new visuals that illustrate exactly how to target problem areas, Simple Steps to Foot Pain Relief will show you how to prevent pain-and how to heal your feet and halt damage to the rest of your body. Bowman's sim

Sep 21, 2016
Simple tailoring & alterations - hems - waistbands - seams - sleeves - pockets - cuffs - darts - tucks - fastenings - necklines - linings by François-Campbell, J., author. Simple tailoring & alterations - hems - waistbands - seams - sleeves - pockets - cuffs - darts - tucks - fastenings - necklines - linings

Sep 21, 2016
Sing for your life - a story of race, music, and family by Bergner, Daniel, author. Sing for your life - a story of race, music, and family

The touching, triumphant story of a young black man's journey from violence and despair to one of the world's most elite artistic institutions. In 2011, at the age of twenty-four, Ryan won a nationwide competition hosted by New York's Metropolitan Opera. Today, he is a rising star performing major roles at the Met and Europe's most prestigious opera houses.

Sep 26, 2016
Slippery slope - Europe's troubled future by Merritt, Giles, author. Slippery slope - Europe's troubled future

Sep 22, 2016
Small victories - recipes, advice + hundreds of ideas for home-cooking triumphs by Turshen, Julia, author. Small victories - recipes, advice + hundreds of ideas for home-cooking triumphs

A writer and recipe developer shares lessons learned through cooking thousands of meals, along with simple recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, including such options as lasagna, turkey and ricotta meatballs, and Korean clambake.

Sep 26, 2016