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Vegan casseroles - pasta bakes, gratins, pot pies, and more by Hasson, Julie, author.

Vegan casseroles - pasta bakes, gratins, pot pies, and more

Hasson shows you how to bring the traditional comfort foods to your table, while staying within your health-conscious vegan parameters. The recipes come together quickly, are focused on whole-food ingredients, and can be personalized by paring any of the sauces with your favorite veggies and rice or pasta.

Jan 21, 2015
Victoria's daughters by Packard, Jerrold M.

Victoria's daughters

Packard closely examines a generation of royal women who were dominated by their mother, married off more for political advantage than for love, and finally passed over entirely with the accession of their brother to the throne.

Jan 24, 2015
Voice still heard - selected essays of Irving Howe by Howe, Irving.

Voice still heard - selected essays of Irving Howe

Jan 24, 2015
Waking, dreaming, being - self and consciousness in neuroscience, meditation, and philosophy by Thompson, Evan.

Waking, dreaming, being - self and consciousness in neuroscience, meditation, and philosophy

Jan 23, 2015
Walking home - a pilgrimage from humbled to healed by Choquette, Sonia.

Walking home - a pilgrimage from humbled to healed

"In order to regain her spiritual footing, Sonia turned to the age-old practice of pilgrimage and set out to walk the legendary Camino de Santiago, an 800-kilometer (500-mile) trek over the Pyrenees and across northern Spain. Day after day she pushed through hunger, exhaustion, and pain to reach her destination. Eventually, mortification of the flesh gave way to spiritual renewal, and she rediscovered the gifts of humility and forgiveness that she needed to repair her world."--Publisher.

Jan 23, 2015
Washi style! - make it with paper tape - over 101 great projects using Japanese-style decorative tape by Edghill, Marisa.

Washi style! - make it with paper tape - over 101 great projects using Japanese-style decorative tape

"Colorful and cute washi tape is every crafter's new best friend. Easy to use and gorgeous to look at, these decorative paper tapes from Japan have taken the design world by storm. A much prettier version of masking tape, washi tape is not as delicate asyou might think. Extremely versatile and available in myriad patterns and varying widths, there's no limit to what you can create. Whether you already love washi tape or are new to the world of decorative tapes, this project-packed book is sure t

Jan 24, 2015
Washington's Circle - The Creation of the President by Heidler, David S./ Heidler, Jeanne T.

Washington's Circle - The Creation of the President

Jan 23, 2015
Waterloo by Forrest, Alan

Waterloo

Jan 24, 2015
Wearing God - Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God by Winner, Lauren F.

Wearing God - Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God

Jan 24, 2015
Weight training for dummies by Chabut, LaReine, author.

Weight training for dummies

Weight Training For Dummies makes it easy to get started with weight training by offering trusted and straightforward guidance on the latest circuit and resistance training, and all-new information on the highly popular bodyweight and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Whether you're working with dumbbells, free weight sets, or machines, you'll find out how to combine weight training with other exercise to properly strength train and get in the best shape of your life. Along with aerobic

Jan 21, 2015
What Comes Next and How to Like It - A Memoir by Thomas, Abigail

What Comes Next and How to Like It - A Memoir

Jan 24, 2015
What more can I say? - why communication fails and what to do about it by Booher, Dianna Daniels.

What more can I say? - why communication fails and what to do about it

"An essential guidebook for honing business communication skills... Communications expert Dianna Booher provides an essential nine-point checklist for success in the art of communication and persuasion-for building solid relationships, and for increasing credibility in the workplace. With lessons from politics, pop culture, business, family life, and current events, the book identifies common reasons that communicators fail to accomplish their goals, along with examples and analyses of messages

Jan 19, 2015
What the dinosaurs did last night by Tuma, Refe.

What the dinosaurs did last night

Photographs and simple text reveal the mischief toy dinosaurs get into all night long, from knocking over potted plants to painting on walls.

Jan 24, 2015
What to listen for in opera - an introductory handbook by Beck, Charles R., 1941-

What to listen for in opera - an introductory handbook

"Covering famous operas from 14 Italian, French and German composers, this handbook is designed to help listeners understand and appreciate the special skills required to sing famous operatic songs. It includes a plot synopsis of each opera with information about each song. Foreign language passages are translated into English. Appendices provide information on singers, recordings and useful references"--

Jan 24, 2015
What went wrong? - the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East by Lewis, Bernard, 1916-

What went wrong? - the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East

A leading authority on Near Eastern studies explores the decline of Islamic power in the Middle East and traces the impact of these events on the modern era.

Jan 24, 2015
When design really works by Hodge, Susie.

When design really works

Jan 24, 2015
When the facts change - essays, 1993-2010 by Judt, Tony.

When the facts change - essays, 1993-2010

Essays covering history and current events.

Jan 24, 2015
Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be - An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania by Bruni, Frank

Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be - An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania

Jan 23, 2015
Whipping boy - the forty-year search for my twelve-year-old bully by Kurzweil, Allen.

Whipping boy - the forty-year search for my twelve-year-old bully

"From the acclaimed author of A CASE OF CURIOSITIES, Allen Kurzweil's stranger-than-fiction "investigative memoir", detailing his 40-year-search for his boarding school bully who tied him up at the age of twelve and whipped him to the soundtrack of Jesus Christ Superstar, and who went on to lead a mad-cap life of international crime and financial fraud"--

Jan 23, 2015
Why the romantics matter by Gay, Peter, 1923- author.

Why the romantics matter

"With his usual wit and e´lan, esteemed historian Peter Gay enters the contentious, long-standing debates over the romantic period. Here, in this concise and inviting volume, he reformulates the definition of romanticism and provides a fresh account of the immense achievements of romantic writers and artists in all media. Gay's scope is wide, his insights sharp. He takes on the recurring questions about how to interpret romantic figures and their works. Who qualifies to be a romantic? What ties

Jan 19, 2015