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New wild garden - natural-style planting and practicalities by Hodgson, Ian, author. New wild garden - natural-style planting and practicalities

Describes how to incorporate wildflowers and naturalistic design into a home garden, and includes an essential plant list, tips on gardening for small spaces, and fifteen step-by-step design projects.

Dec 9, 2016
New York City by Berman, Eleanor, 1934- author. New York City

Dec 3, 2016
Nicotine by Hens, Gregor, 1965- author. Nicotine

Dec 3, 2016
Night sky with the naked eye - how to find planets, constellations, satellites and other night sky wonders without a telescope by King, Bob. Night sky with the naked eye - how to find planets, constellations, satellites and other night sky wonders without a telescope

No telescope? No problem! Learn how to spot the International Space Station, follow the moon through its phases, find planets, and watch meteor showers. The author also introduces readers to the best apps and websites to help skywatchers enjoy the wonders of the night sky without the need for a telescope or other expensive equipment.

Dec 3, 2016
NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible - Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture by NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible - Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture

The Bible was originally written to an ancient people removed from us by thousands of years and thousands of miles. The Scriptures include subtle culturally based nuances, undertones, and referances to ancient events, literature, and customs that were intuitively understood by those who first heard the Scriptures read. The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible gives you a window into this word.

Dec 3, 2016
No More Faking Fine - Ending the Pretending by Fleece, Esther/ Giglio, Louie (FRW)/ Giglio, Shelley (FRW) No More Faking Fine - Ending the Pretending

Dec 3, 2016
No Wall Too High - One Man's Daring Escape from Mao's Darkest Prison by Hoh, Erling/ Hongci, Xu No Wall Too High - One Man's Daring Escape from Mao's Darkest Prison

Dec 3, 2016
Of all that ends by Grass, Günter, 1927-2015, author, illustrator. Of all that ends

The final work of the Nobel Prize winner Gu¨nter Grass--a witty and elegiac series of meditations on writing, growing old, the world In spite of the trials of old age, and with the end in sight, suddenly everything seems possible again: love letters, soliloquies, scenes of jealousy, swan songs, social satire, and moments of happiness crowd onto the page. Only an aging artist who has once more cheated death can set to work with such wisdom, defiance, and wit. A wealth of touching stories is conde

Dec 3, 2016
On the Loom - A Modern Weaver's Guide by Moodie, Maryanne/ Grablewski, Alexandra (PHT) On the Loom - A Modern Weaver's Guide

Dec 9, 2016
One man's dark - a book of poems by Manning, Maurice, 1966- author. One man's dark - a book of poems

""Maurice Manning displays not just terrific cunning but terrific aim."--New York Times Book Review "Manning's genius-his truly staggering genius-is in his ability to put this ancient question into a true American idiom, to make this fundamental human inquiry both vividly, heartbreakingly poignant and madly, idiosyncratically his own." -Smartish Pace "He's saved himself with the most basic of things-a place, its people, and one of its songs." -Orion Pulitzer finalist Maurice Manning is at the he

Dec 8, 2016
Other minds - the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness by Godfrey-Smith, Peter, author. Other minds - the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness

"Peter Godfrey-Smith is a leading philosopher of science. He is also a scuba diver whose underwater videos of warring octopuses have attracted wide notice. In this book, he brings his parallel careers together to tell a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself. Mammals and birds are widely seen as the smartest creatures on earth. But one other branch of the tree of life has also sprouted surprising intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all t

Dec 8, 2016
Other people's houses - how decades of bailouts, captive regulators, and toxic bankers made home mortgages a thrilling business by Taub, Jennifer, author. Other people's houses - how decades of bailouts, captive regulators, and toxic bankers made home mortgages a thrilling business

Explores the origins of the Savings and Loan crisis of the 1980s and draws parallels with the financial crisis of 2008, arguing that the failure to regulate banks combined with the laxness of regulators contributed to the crises and are problems that still persist today.

Dec 7, 2016
Our bodies, our data - how companies make billions selling our medical records by Tanner, Adam, author. Our bodies, our data - how companies make billions selling our medical records

Dec 3, 2016
Over, under, through - obstacle training for horses; 50 effective, step-by-step exercises for every rider by Bee, Vanessa. Over, under, through - obstacle training for horses; 50 effective, step-by-step exercises for every rider

Lessons from the author who brought you 3-Minute Horsemanship and The Horse Agility Handbook.--COVER.

Dec 5, 2016
Overcoming distractions - thriving with adult ADD/ADHD by Greenwood, David A., author. Overcoming distractions - thriving with adult ADD/ADHD

"We know that Attention Deficit Disorder makes it tough for children to focus in school. But what happens when those kids grow up? How can they make the transition to a successful professional life? And how can newly diagnosed adults meet the challenges of the workplace? David Greenwood, an ADD sufferer who now works as a well-respected PR consultant, answers the question for anyone who wants to thrive with ADD or ADHD--not just survive!"--Amazon.com.

Dec 9, 2016
Overwhelmed by Maggio, Jennifer Barnes Overwhelmed

Dec 9, 2016
Owl- a year in the lives of North American owls by Bannick, Paul Owl- a year in the lives of North American owls

Dec 9, 2016
Own it - the power of women at work by Krawcheck, Sallie, author. Own it - the power of women at work

Explains to women how to evaluate themselves and their careers by embracing and investing in unique traits proven to make women stronger leaders, better team players, and more valuable assets to companies and employers.

Dec 3, 2016
Oxford Latin desk dictionary by Oxford Latin desk dictionary

Over 100,000 words, phrases, and translations between English and Latin.

Dec 3, 2016
Pandemics - a very short introduction by McMillen, Christian W., 1969- author. Pandemics - a very short introduction

"The 2014 Ebola epidemic demonstrated the power of pandemics and their ability not only to destroy lives locally but also to capture the imagination and terrify the world. Christian W. McMillen provides a concise yet comprehensive account of pandemics throughout human history, illustrating how pandemic disease has shaped history and, at the same time, social behavior has influenced pandemic disease. Extremely interesting from a medical standpoint, the study of pandemics also provides unexpected,

Dec 3, 2016

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