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Storytelling with data - a data visualization guide for business professionals by Knaflic, Cole Nussbaumer, author.

Storytelling with data - a data visualization guide for business professionals

Presents a guide to creating effective computer graphics for business presentations, with advice on choosing the right visual format, avoiding information overload, using colors to highlight important details, and incorporating elements of storytelling.

Feb 10, 2016
Stress-free Vegetable Gardening - Thriving Gardens With Minimal Effort by Warnock, Caleb

Stress-free Vegetable Gardening - Thriving Gardens With Minimal Effort

Feb 10, 2016
Struggling in good faith - LGBTQI inclusion from 13 American religious perspectives by

Struggling in good faith - LGBTQI inclusion from 13 American religious perspectives

"We are at a critical turning point in American religious and political life over LGBTQI inclusion. How each spiritual community approaches the question will profoundly impact the American political and social climate of the future. This accessible resource explores thirteen faith traditions that wrestle with LGBTQI inclusion, documenting the challenges and transformation of American religion."--

Feb 4, 2016
Sweet dreams are made of this - a life in music by Stewart, David A. (David Allan), 1952- author.

Sweet dreams are made of this - a life in music

"Dave Stewart's life has been a wild ride, filled with music, constant reinvention, and the never-ending drive to create... Stewart shares the incredible, high-octane stories of his life in music--the drug-fueled adventures, the A-list collaborations and relationships, and the creative process that brought us the blockbusters from Eurythmics... From great friendships and creative partnerships including the group SuperHeavy along with Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Damian Marley, and A.R. Rahman, to in

Feb 10, 2016
T2 the Book by Shearer, Maryanne

T2 the Book

Feb 10, 2016
Tangle journey - exploring the far reaches of tangle drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media by Krahula, Beckah, author.

Tangle journey - exploring the far reaches of tangle drawing, from simple strokes to color and mixed media

"Find the next step in your zentangle journey, with even more step-by-step techniques and beautiful inspirational drawings! An exciting and in-depth follow up to One Zentangle A Day, Beckah Krahula guides you along with her sure-footed instruction and beautiful examples as she shows you how to take tangle drawing to the next level. From florals and organics to journal drawings and cityscapes, all kinds of experimentation are explored. Gain deeper insights into how tangles can be combined to crea

Feb 9, 2016
Teaching from rest - a homeschooler's guide to unshakeable peace by Mackenzie, Sarah.

Teaching from rest - a homeschooler's guide to unshakeable peace

Feb 3, 2016
The 5-6-7-8 diet - the 14-day plan for healthy, lasting weight loss by Johnson, Kym, author.

The 5-6-7-8 diet - the 14-day plan for healthy, lasting weight loss

"With down-to-earth charm, humor, and a dancer’s grace, Kym shares her tried-and-true strategies for health, diet, fitness, and fearless entertaining. From her simple 14-day diet plan and fun 30-day workout calendar, to “cravings swaps” to beat your sweet tooth, and hosting the perfect dinner party, she offers smart, practical solutions for building a healthy lifestyle no matter how busy your schedule. And with behind-the-scenes stories about Kym’s career, finding love with Shark Tank’s Robert H

Feb 4, 2016
The age fix - insider tips, tricks, and secrets to look and feel younger without surgery by Youn, Anthony.

The age fix - insider tips, tricks, and secrets to look and feel younger without surgery

" The incredibly effective, anti-aging bible from world-renowned plastic surgeon Anthony Youn, MD. You don't have to spend a lot of money or undergo painful or risky procedures to turn back the clock and fight aging. This is good news for readers who want to look younger and enjoy firmer, wrinkle-free skin. World-renowned plastic surgeon and media darling Anthony Youn has spent the past 16 years researching the secrets of plastic surgeons, dermatologists, makeup artists, and dietitians, and he'

Feb 10, 2016
The age of stagnation - why perpetual growth is unattainable and the global economy is in peril by Das, Satyajit, author.

The age of stagnation - why perpetual growth is unattainable and the global economy is in peril

"The global economy is entering an era of protracted stagnation, similar to what Japan has experienced for over a decade. That is the message of this brilliant and controversial summary of our current economic predicament from an internationally respected consultant and commentator on financial markets, who predicted the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The author challenges the assumption that growth can be perpetual and questions the ability of political leaders to enact the tough structural c

Feb 10, 2016
The American Kennel Club's meet the dachshund - the responsible dog owner's handbook. by

The American Kennel Club's meet the dachshund - the responsible dog owner's handbook.

Feb 10, 2016
The American Kennel Club's meet the Rottweiler - the responsible dog owner's handbook. by American Kennel Club (COR)

The American Kennel Club's meet the Rottweiler - the responsible dog owner's handbook.

Feb 10, 2016
The American Pit Bull Terrier Handbook by Stahlkuppe, Joe

The American Pit Bull Terrier Handbook

Feb 10, 2016
The art and craft of tea - an enthusiast's guide to selecting, brewing, and serving exquisite tea by Uhl, Joseph, author.

The art and craft of tea - an enthusiast's guide to selecting, brewing, and serving exquisite tea

"Let Joseph Wesley Uhl be your guide to the entire world of tea; from peeks into tea production around the world to brewing your own blends at home."Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher." -- Chinese ProverbAs one of the most consumed beverages in the world, a cup of tea is a common shared experience across cultures and traditions. Companies and consumers alike are reawakening to the benefits of high-quality, unprocessed, natural beverages, and tea is a perfect ob

Feb 10, 2016
The battle for Room 314 - my year of hope and despair in a New York City high school by Boland, Ed, author.

The battle for Room 314 - my year of hope and despair in a New York City high school

"In the tradition of the classic Up The Down Staircase comes an unforgettable book about a year inside a troubled New York City school. In a fit of idealism, Ed Boland left a twenty-year career as a non-profit executive to teach in a tough New York City public high school. But his hopes quickly collided headlong with the appalling reality of his students' lives and a hobbled education system unable to help them: Jay runs a drug ring for his incarcerated brother; Nee-cole is homeschooled on the s

Feb 10, 2016
The bee-friendly garden - design an abundant, flower-filled yard that nurtures bees and supports biodiversity by Frey, Kate, 1960- author.

The bee-friendly garden - design an abundant, flower-filled yard that nurtures bees and supports biodiversity

"For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helps you create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees,"--Amazon.com.

Feb 10, 2016
The big book of slow cooker, casseroles & more by Crocker, Betty.

The big book of slow cooker, casseroles & more

"Betty Crocker Big Book of Slow Cooker, Casseroles, and More! combines slow cooker, comfort food and one dish meals into one big compendium, with a focus on ease and convenience, answering consumer demand for simple mealtime solutions in an affordable, high-value package.This book collects favorite recipes Betty Crocker readers have come to trust for simple solutions for home-cooked meals and modern twists to comfort food classics. Every recipe delivers on this no-fuss promise, utilizing conveni

Feb 4, 2016
The Big Fat Truth - Behind-the-scenes Secrets to Weight Loss by Roth, J. D./ Wyatt, Holly (FRW)

The Big Fat Truth - Behind-the-scenes Secrets to Weight Loss

Feb 10, 2016
The big red book of modern Chinese literature - writings from the mainland in the long twentieth century by

The big red book of modern Chinese literature - writings from the mainland in the long twentieth century

"Award-winning literary scholar and poet Yunte Huang here gathers together an intimate and authoritative selection of significant works, in outstanding translations, from nearly fifty Chinese writers, that together express a search for the soul of modern China. From the 1912 overthrow of a millennia-long monarchy to the Cultural Revolution, to China’s rise as a global military and economic superpower, the Chinese literary imagination has encompassed an astonishing array of moods and styles?from

Feb 9, 2016
The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family by Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937- author.

The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family

Gail Lumet Buckley, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African American family from Civil War to civil rights.

Feb 9, 2016