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101 objects to see in the night sky by Scagell, Robin, author.

101 objects to see in the night sky

Nov 23, 2014
1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt by Barker, Juliet R. V.

1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt

Nov 23, 2014
21 things you need to know about diabetes and nutrition by Dunbar, Stephanie A.

21 things you need to know about diabetes and nutrition

"By using these healthy tips, this book will help the reader make the connection between healthy eating and managing diabetes"--

Nov 18, 2014
30 BeagleBone Black projects for the evil genius by Rush, Christopher.

30 BeagleBone Black projects for the evil genius

"Fiendishly Fun Ways to Use the BeagleBone Black!This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to program and build fun and fascinating projects with the BeagleBone Black. You'll learn how to connect the BeagleBone Black to your computer and program it, quickly mastering BoneScript and other programming tools so you can get started right away. 30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius is filled with a wide variety of do-it-yourself LED, sensor, robotics, display, audio, and spy gadgets. You

Nov 23, 2014
99 poems for the 99 percent by

99 poems for the 99 percent

Nov 23, 2014
99 Poems for the 99 Percent by Rader, Dean (EDT)

99 Poems for the 99 Percent

Nov 18, 2014
@WAR - the rise of the military-Internet complex by Harris, Shane.

@WAR - the rise of the military-Internet complex

The United States military now views cyberspace as the "fifth domain" of warfare, alongside land, air, sea, and space. The Pentagon, the National Security Agency, and the CIA field teams of hackers who launch cyber strikes against enemy targets--and amass staggering quantities of personal information on all of us. These same virtual warriors, along with a growing band of private-sector counterparts, are charged with defending us against the vast array of criminals, terrorists, and foreign govern

Nov 18, 2014
A bunch of pretty things I did not buy by Lazarovic, Sarah.

A bunch of pretty things I did not buy

A witty, gracious, and charmingly illustrated anti-consumer manifesto. Like most people, Sarah Lazarovic covets beautiful things. But rather than giving in to her impulse to spend and acquire, Sarah spent a year painting the objects she wanted to buy instead. Based on a visual essay that was first published on The Hairpin, A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy is a beautiful and witty take on the growing "slow shopping" movement. Sarah is a well-known blogger and illustrator, and she writes br

Nov 19, 2014
A chosen exile - a history of racial passing in American life by Hobbs, Allyson Vanessa, author.

A chosen exile - a history of racial passing in American life

Nov 23, 2014
A Christmas train across Canada. by

A Christmas train across Canada.

"A trip across Canada at Christmas time by train, including information on Canadian Christmas customs; provides in-depth information on Winter and Christmas events in Vancouver, the Canadian Rockies and Banff, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, and Cape Breton. Also includes crafts, recipes, and carols"--

Nov 20, 2014
A royal experiment - the private life of King George III by Hadlow, Janice.

A royal experiment - the private life of King George III

"The surprising, deliciously dramatic, and ultimately heartbreaking story of King George III's radical pursuit of happiness in his private life with Queen Charlotte and their 15 children. In the U.S., Britain's George III, the protagonist of A Royal Experiment, is known as the king from whom Americans won their independence and as "the mad king," but in Janice Hadlow's groundbreaking and entertaining new biography, he is another character altogether--compelling and relatable. He was the first of

Nov 23, 2014
AAA road atlas 2015 - Canada, United States, Mexico. by

AAA road atlas 2015 - Canada, United States, Mexico.

Provides detailed road maps for each state, province, and major city in North America.

Nov 17, 2014
Afghanistan / The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture by Najib, Moska, author.

Afghanistan / The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Looks at the social life, customs, and national characteristics of Afghanistan, including coverage of such topics as values, attitudes, religion, family, food, safety, business, language, and social relationships.

Nov 23, 2014
Agents of the Apocalypse - a riveting look at the key players of the end times by Jeremiah, David, 1941- author.

Agents of the Apocalypse - a riveting look at the key players of the end times

Prophecy scholar Dr. David Jeremiah explores the book of Revelation through the lens of its major players: the exile, the martyrs, the 144,000, the two witnesses, the dragon, the beast from the earth, the beast from the sea, the victor, the king, and the judge. Each chapter provides a detailed study called "The Scripture behind the Story," which explores some of Revelation's most cryptic passages, explaining how to interpret them and how they apply to the malevolent forces at play in the world t

Nov 23, 2014
Aging backwards - reverse the aging process and look 10 years younger in 30 minutes a day by Esmonde-White, Miranda, author.

Aging backwards - reverse the aging process and look 10 years younger in 30 minutes a day

"From PBS personality and injury prevention and recovery specialist Miranda Esmond-White comes [a] ... guide to anti-aging, arming readers with tools they need to turn back the hands of time"--

Nov 18, 2014
Amazon Fire Phone for Dummies by Gookin, Dan

Amazon Fire Phone for Dummies

Nov 23, 2014
America in retreat - the new isolationism and the coming global disorder by Stephens, Bret, author.

America in retreat - the new isolationism and the coming global disorder

Nov 23, 2014
America's pastor - Billy Graham and the shaping of a nation by Wacker, Grant, 1945-

America's pastor - Billy Graham and the shaping of a nation

Nov 23, 2014
American queen - the rise and fall of Kate Chase Sprague, Civil War "Belle of the North" and gilded age woman of scandal by Oller, John.

American queen - the rise and fall of Kate Chase Sprague, Civil War "Belle of the North" and gilded age woman of scandal

Kate Chase, the charismatic daughter of Abraham Lincoln’s treasury secretary, enjoyed unprecedented political power for a woman. As her widowed father’s hostess, she set up a rival “court” against Mary Lincoln in hopes of making her father president and herself his First Lady. To facilitate that goal, she married one of the richest men in the country, the handsome “boy governor” of Rhode Island, in the social event of the Civil War. But when William Sprague turned out to be less of a prince as a

Nov 18, 2014
American spirit - an exploration of the craft distilling revolution by Rodewald, James.

American spirit - an exploration of the craft distilling revolution

"Small-craft distilling has exploded in the United States--and this guide contains cutting-edge insider information on the industry from one of the most respected names in the business. James Rodewald--an 11-year contributor and editor for Gourmet magazine--identifies the best of these distilleries and offers in-depth profiles for the ten top figures in craft distilling today. In addition, he provides 40 shorter descriptions of other fine distilleries and the people and products associated with

Nov 23, 2014