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Encyclopedia of garden plants for every location by

Encyclopedia of garden plants for every location

Sep 26, 2014
Enough - our fight to keep America safe from gun violence by Giffords, Gabrielle D. (Gabrielle Dee), 1970- author.

Enough - our fight to keep America safe from gun violence

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords--disabled from an assassination attempt in Tucson, Arizona--and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, share their impassioned argument for responsible gun ownership and more responsible gun control laws, despite being gun owners and staunch supporters of the Second Amendment themselves.

Sep 30, 2014
Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder by Clifton, Jim.

Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder

Delves into the psychology of the entrepreneur and includes strategies and action items for building successful ventures, as well as access to an online test that measures readers' entrepreneurial potential.

Sep 30, 2014
Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers by

Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers

Sep 30, 2014
Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers by Hurst, Janet/ Pernu, Dennis/ Holmstrom, Darwin/ Kessler, Brad/ Noll, Elizabeth

Extraordinary goats - meetings with remarkable goats, caprine wonders, & horned troublemakers

Sep 26, 2014
Extreme pumpkin carving by Hood, Vic.

Extreme pumpkin carving

" Providing a new twist on a holiday tradition, Extreme Pumpkin Carving, 2nd Edition Revised and Expanded illustrates how to carve three-dimensional faces and scenes in solid pumpkins (no hollowing necessary) using tools ranging from kitchen knives to carving gouges and chisels. Complete information is provided for getting started, including an overview of tools and tips for finding the best pumpkin to work with. Step-by-step instructions are detailed for using handy household tools to carve dra

Sep 26, 2014
Eyes wide open - going behind the environmental headlines by Fleischman, Paul.

Eyes wide open - going behind the environmental headlines

"We're living in an aha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never seen before. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Suddenly everything needs rethinking - suburbs, cars, fast food, cheap prices. It's a changed world. This book explains it. Using politics, psychology, and history for attitude, Eyes Wide Open shows how to see the principles driving events and attitudes, from vested interests to denia

Sep 26, 2014
Facing the music - discovering real life, real love, and real faith by Knapp, Jennifer, 1974- author.

Facing the music - discovering real life, real love, and real faith

Sep 30, 2014
Faisal I of Iraq by Allawi, Ali A., 1947-

Faisal I of Iraq

"Born in 1885, King Faisal I of Iraq was a seminal figure not only in the founding of the state of Iraq but also in the making of the modern Middle East. In all the tumult leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of new Arab states, Faisal was a central player. His life traversed each of the important political, military, and intellectual developments of his times. This comprehensive biography is the first to provide a fully rounded picture of Faisal the man and Fai

Sep 30, 2014
Faisal I of Iraq by Allawi, Ali A., 1947-

Faisal I of Iraq

" Born in 1885, King Faisal I of Iraq was a seminal figure not only in the founding of the state of Iraq but also in the making of the modern Middle East. In all the tumult leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of new Arab states, Faisal was a central player. His life traversed each of the important political, military, and intellectual developments of his times. This comprehensive biography is the first to provide a fully rounded picture of Faisal the man and

Sep 26, 2014
Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween by Sheldon, Kathy, 1959-

Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween

This title features felting projects that will appeal to parents and children. It requires little- to- no stitching, making it suitable for beginners. It includes 40 fun designs. Celebrate the spookiest day of the year by having some crafty fun! The team behind the popular Fa La La La Felt and Heart-Felt Holidays brings you 40 scary decorations and costumes for a festive Halloween. Requiring little or no stitching, these felted projects are 100 per cent beginner-friendly, including pumpkin candy

Sep 30, 2014
Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween by Sheldon, Kathy, 1959-

Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween

Sep 26, 2014
Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements by Cobble, Dorothy Sue, author.

Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements

In this bold, revisionist history, three leading scholars of women's history provide the first concise history of American women's movements over the nearly hundred years since women gained the right to vote. They eschew the popular--though incomplete--narrative focusing on the 1960s and 1970s, and trace the world-changing social movement to the 1920s. This broader canvas allows for the struggles of all women, including working-class women, to come to the foreground. Among the many myths the boo

Sep 30, 2014
Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements by Cobble, Dorothy Sue.

Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements

Traces the origins of the feminist movement to the 1920s and follows the post-Suffrage movements, which exposed the exploitation of women in the workplace and fought for sexual rights and freedoms.

Sep 25, 2014
Feral - rewilding the land, the sea, and human life by Monbiot, George, 1963- author.

Feral - rewilding the land, the sea, and human life

Sep 24, 2014
Finding Arthur - the true origins of the once and future king by Ardrey, Adam.

Finding Arthur - the true origins of the once and future king

"The legend of King Arthur has been told and retold for centuries. As the king who united a nation, his is the story of England itself. But what if Arthur wasn't English at all? As writer and activist Adam Ardrey discovered, the reason historians have had little success identifying the historical Arthur may be incredibly simple: He wasn't an Englishman at all. He was from Scotland. Finding Arthur chronicles Ardrey's unlikely quest to uncover the secret of Scotland's greatest king and conqueror,

Sep 26, 2014
Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir by Blow, Charles M., 1970-

Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir

A respected journalist describes the abuse he suffered at the hands of a close family relative, the effect this had on his formative years and how he overcame the anger and self-doubt it left behind.

Sep 26, 2014
Flour + water - pasta by McNaughton, Thomas, chef.

Flour + water - pasta

Sep 30, 2014
Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it by Wyner, Gabriel.

Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it

Presents a series of techniques for acquiring a foreign language, including news ways of training the tongue for pronunciation, use of visual imagery for connecting sounds and spelling, and spaced-repetition methods for learning new vocabulary.

Sep 30, 2014
Food lover's guide to Portland by Crain, Liz.

Food lover's guide to Portland

Sep 26, 2014