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My best friend's funeral - a memoir by Thompson, Roger W., 1972-

My best friend's funeral - a memoir

Dec 19, 2014
My first Christmas song book - a treasury of favorite songs to play by

My first Christmas song book - a treasury of favorite songs to play

Dec 17, 2014
Mystery on the Isles of Shoals - closing the case on the Smuttynose ax murders of 1873 by Robinson, J. Dennis.

Mystery on the Isles of Shoals - closing the case on the Smuttynose ax murders of 1873

"For the first time, the full story of a crime that has haunted New England since 1873. The cold-blooded ax murder of two innocent Norwegian women at their island home off the coast of New Hampshire has gripped the region since 1873, beguiling tourists, inspiring artists, and fueling conspiracy theorists. The killer, a handsome Prussian fisherman down on his luck, was quickly captured, convicted in a widely publicized trial, and hanged in an unforgettable gallows spectacle. But he never confesse

Dec 18, 2014
National Geographic stunning photographs by Griffiths, Annie

National Geographic stunning photographs

"Targeted to fans of Simply Beautiful Photographs, the 2014 offering in National Geographic's iconic line of large-format photo books illuminates the power of photography to witness, reveal, persuade, celebrate, explore and change the way we see the world. Capturing the moment in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red-rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivalled conduit to the world around us. Shot by Natio

Dec 22, 2014
Native Americans in the American Revolution - how the war divided, devastated, and transformed the early American Indian world by Schmidt, Ethan A.

Native Americans in the American Revolution - how the war divided, devastated, and transformed the early American Indian world

Dec 19, 2014
Natural Health All-in-one for Dummies by Consumer Dummies (COR)

Natural Health All-in-one for Dummies

Dec 16, 2014
Necktie quilts reinvented - 16 beautifully traditional projects - rotary cutting techniques by Copenhaver, Christine, 1950- author.

Necktie quilts reinvented - 16 beautifully traditional projects - rotary cutting techniques

Dec 22, 2014
New slow city - living simply in the world's fastest city by Powers, William, 1971-

New slow city - living simply in the world's fastest city

"Burnt out after years of doing development and conservation work around the world, William Powers spent a season in a 12-foot by 12-foot cabin off the grid in North Carolina. Could he live a similarly minimalist way in the belly of the go-go beast - New York City? To find out, Powers and his wife jettisoned 80 percent of their stuff, left their 2,000-square-foot Queens townhouse, and moved into a 350-square-foot micro apartment in Greenwich Village. Downshifting to a 20-hour work week, Powers e

Dec 19, 2014
No mud, no lotus - the art of transforming suffering by Nhất Hạnh, Thích, author.

No mud, no lotus - the art of transforming suffering

"The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In No Mud, No Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration for transforming suffering and finding true joy. Thich Nhat Hanh acknowledges that because suffering can feel so bad, we try to run away from it or cover it up by consuming. We find something to eat or turn on the television. But unless we're able to face our suffering, we can't be present and available to life, and happiness will cont

Dec 16, 2014
No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead by Richardson, Peter, 1959- author.

No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead

"For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. No Simple Highway is the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it. Drawing on new research, interviews, and a fresh supply of material from the Grateful Dead archives, author Peter Richardson vividly recounts the Dead's colorful history, adding new insight into everything from the acid tests to the band's formation of their own record label to their massive late career success, whi

Dec 19, 2014
Node.js in Practice by Young, Alex R./ Harter, Marc

Node.js in Practice

Dec 22, 2014
Nosql for Dummies by Fowler, Adam

Nosql for Dummies

Dec 22, 2014
Not impossible - how a paralyzed artist and a team of mad scientists taught me how to change the world by Ebeling, Mick.

Not impossible - how a paralyzed artist and a team of mad scientists taught me how to change the world

"How the author has created new, simple, do-it-yourself technologies to help people surmount seemingly impossible odds, and how you can do it, too"--

Dec 22, 2014
Notes on the need for beauty- an intimate look at essential quality by Gendler, J. Ruth

Notes on the need for beauty- an intimate look at essential quality

Dec 18, 2014
Oatrageous oatmeals - delicious & surprising plant-based dishes from the humble, heart-healthy grain by Hester, Kathy, author.

Oatrageous oatmeals - delicious & surprising plant-based dishes from the humble, heart-healthy grain

Presents a collection of recipes that use oats in everything from breakfasts and beverages to soups, stews, and dinners, including such options as cranberry orange baked oatmeal, Indian-spiced tomato soup, and eggplant pizza sliders.

Dec 19, 2014
Ocean - a photicular book by

Ocean - a photicular book

Via a process that uses lenticular technology, sliding lenses, and original four-color video imagery, provides an introduction to various marine animals whose images appear to move.

Dec 19, 2014
Old-fashioned Labor-saving Devices - Homemade Contrivances and How to Make Them by Skyhorse Publishing (COR)

Old-fashioned Labor-saving Devices - Homemade Contrivances and How to Make Them

Dec 16, 2014
Old-time fiddle, Round Peak style - CD included with 83 tunes - history, tips, & techniques by Leftwich, Brad.

Old-time fiddle, Round Peak style - CD included with 83 tunes - history, tips, & techniques

Presents traditional Southern old-time fiddling from the world-renowned Round Peak area of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. All of the tunes are included on the CD as transcribed. Helpful stylistic tips and important background information on the area and the music are included.

Dec 16, 2014
Once upon a revolution - an Egyptian story by Cambanis, Thanassis.

Once upon a revolution - an Egyptian story

Dec 16, 2014
One Hundred Days of Inspiration - A Devotional for Women of All Ages & Stages Three Generations of Family Wisdom by Allison, Serene/ Barrett, Pearl/ Barrett, Meadow/ Campbell, Nancy

One Hundred Days of Inspiration - A Devotional for Women of All Ages & Stages Three Generations of Family Wisdom

Dec 16, 2014