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Jenny McCoy's desserts for every season by McCoy, Jenny, author.

Jenny McCoy's desserts for every season

An award-winning pastry chef presents more than one hundred recipes that includes seasonal and regional ingredients, with advice on baking techniques and a separate chapter with recipes for basic dough, ganaches, and icings.

Jul 28, 2014
Joss Whedon - the biography by Pascale, Amy.

Joss Whedon - the biography

"Follows [Whedon's] development from a creative child and teenager who spent years away from his family at an elite English public school, through his early successes--which often turned into frustrating heartbreak in both television (Roseanne) and film (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)--to his breakout turn as the creator, writer, and director of the Buffy television series [to his work on the blockbuster The Avengers and home-shot Much ado about nothing]"--Amazon.com.

Jul 28, 2014
jQuery - a beginner's guide by Pollock, John (Web administrator), author.

jQuery - a beginner's guide

"Learn the fundamentals of jQuery programming in no time. jQuery: A Beginner's Guide starts with the basics--from including the library in an HTML document to element selection, event handling, and CSS style manipulation. Next, it's on to JavaScript and the DOM, animation and effects, the Event object, and form validation. The book then delves into AJAX and plugins and covers more advanced techniques such as debugging and unit testing. Get started with jQuery right away using this fast-paced tut

Jul 28, 2014
jQuery in easy steps by McGrath, Mike, 1956- author.

jQuery in easy steps

"jQuery in Easy Steps" begins by explaining how to incorporate the free jQuery library so readers can quickly create interactive web page features by copying the book's examples. It demonstrates how to easily select elements of the web page for manipulation and how to simply produce dynamic responses to user events. Examples illustrate various exciting animation effects and how to employ the power of AJAX to load external data without refreshing the entire web page. The book concludes by demonst

Jul 25, 2014
Juice - recipes for juicing, cleansing & living well by De Castro, Carly, 1984-

Juice - recipes for juicing, cleansing & living well

Jul 25, 2014
July Crisis - the world's descent into war, summer 1914 by Otte, Thomas G., 1967- author.

July Crisis - the world's descent into war, summer 1914

"Definitive new account of the catalytic events that led to the outbreak of war. Thomas Otte argues that neither martial culture nor the alliance system played a decisive role for much of the crisis. Instead he reveals the fatal flaws, failings, and miscalculations of those who led Europe into war"--

Jul 28, 2014
Jump...and your life will appear - an inch-by-inch guide to making a major change by Levin, Nancy, 1965-

Jump...and your life will appear - an inch-by-inch guide to making a major change

Jul 24, 2014
Just paint it! by Piyasena, Sam, author.

Just paint it!

Jul 28, 2014
Kaffe Fassett's quilts in Morocco - 20 designs from Rowan for patchwork and quilting by Fassett, Kaffe.

Kaffe Fassett's quilts in Morocco - 20 designs from Rowan for patchwork and quilting

"The 16th book in Kaffe's acclaimed series showcases 20 brilliant quilts in the historic location of Fez in Morocco. With its strong rich colors and beautiful mosaics, Fez makes the perfect setting for a brilliant new collection from Kaffe and his chosen designers. Kaffe's own quilts feature new fabrics, including Belle Epoch, an intricate paisley used to great effect in the broad vertical stripes of his Paisley Columns quilt--and Flame Stitch, with its deep zigzags of color showing perfectly

Jul 28, 2014
Keep calm and parent on - a guilt-free approach to raising children by asking more from them and doing less by Jenner, Emma.

Keep calm and parent on - a guilt-free approach to raising children by asking more from them and doing less

"Designed for children ages 0-7, Keep Calm and Parent On effectivelys put parenting expert Emma Jenner on your shoulder, helping you see your child's behavior objectively. Each chapter opens with a checklist, which is then broken down and explained. There are also handy sidebars throughout the chapters, as well as instructive and memorable quizzes. They also represent a deeper philosophy: if parents are in control, they can enjoy their children more. The book is truly interactive and designed to

Jul 23, 2014
Killing history - Jesus in the no-spin zone by Price, Robert M., 1954-

Killing history - Jesus in the no-spin zone

Jul 25, 2014
Killing Patton - the strange death of World War II's most audacious general by O'Reilly, Bill.

Killing Patton - the strange death of World War II's most audacious general

Jul 25, 2014
Knish - in search of the Jewish soul food by Silver, Laura.

Knish - in search of the Jewish soul food

Jul 24, 2014
Knit in new directions by Wood, Myra, author.

Knit in new directions

Jul 28, 2014
Landslide - Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan, and the dismantling of modern American politics by Darman, Jonathan.

Landslide - Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan, and the dismantling of modern American politics

Jul 25, 2014
Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps - Windows 8.1 Edition by Vandome, Nick

Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps - Windows 8.1 Edition

Jul 28, 2014
Last chain on Billie - how one extraordinary elephant escaped the big top by Bradley, Carol, 1957-

Last chain on Billie - how one extraordinary elephant escaped the big top

"Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, [this book] charts the history of elephants in America, the ... story of the Elephant Sanctuary, and the ... tale of a resilient elephant who defied the system even as she struggled to conquer her past, who never lost sight of the life she was meant to have"--Amazon.com.

Jul 25, 2014
Law of the Jungle - The $19 Billion Legal Battle over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win by Barrett, Paul M.

Law of the Jungle - The $19 Billion Legal Battle over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win

Jul 25, 2014
Learn how to play the acoustic guitar - a complete practical guide with 750 step-by-step photographs, illustrations and musical exercises by Fuller, Ted, author.

Learn how to play the acoustic guitar - a complete practical guide with 750 step-by-step photographs, illustrations and musical exercises

Jul 24, 2014
Learn to weave with Anne Field - a project-based approach to weaving basics by Field, Anne.

Learn to weave with Anne Field - a project-based approach to weaving basics

Taking a project-based approach and with a well-founded understanding of the complexities of her craft, Anne deftly guides learners through the essential weaving techniques. Basic information on types of looms and what each is best suited for, how to thread or warp the loom and getting underway is followed by step-by-step instructions for 11 projects, including practical table runners, mats and cushion covers, wearable wraps, scarves, and a reversible jacket, through to a decorative wall hanging

Jul 25, 2014