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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 25, 2014
1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt by Barker, Juliet R. V.

1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt

Nov 25, 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 24, 2014
99 poems for the 99 percent by

99 poems for the 99 percent

Nov 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 24, 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 25, 2014
Amazon Fire Phone for Dummies by Gookin, Dan

Amazon Fire Phone for Dummies

Nov 24, 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 25, 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 25, 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 24, 2014
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States by Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1939-

An indigenous peoples' history of the United States

Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally-recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of the US settler-colonial regimen has largely been omitted from history. Now historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the United States told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples and reveals how Native Americans, f

Nov 25, 2014
Android Security Internals - An In-Depth Guide to Android's Security Architecture by Elenkov, Nikolay

Android Security Internals - An In-Depth Guide to Android's Security Architecture

Nov 24, 2014
Angels by the river - a memoir by Speth, James Gustave, author.

Angels by the river - a memoir

Nov 25, 2014
AngularJS - Novice to Ninja by Panda, Sandeep

AngularJS - Novice to Ninja

Nov 24, 2014
AngularJS - Up and Running by Seshadri, Shyam/ Green, Brad

AngularJS - Up and Running

Nov 24, 2014
Animal weapons - the evolution of battle by Emlen, Douglas John, 1967-

Animal weapons - the evolution of battle

Nov 25, 2014