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Learning web app development by Purewal, Semmy, author.

Learning web app development

Provides information on the fundamentals of web application development, including how to create a user interface, write a server, build client-server communication, and use a cloud-based service to deploy the application.

May 4, 2016
Learn how to use astanga yoga & meditation - a complete sourcebook of yoga and meditation exercises to tone and strengthen body and mind, with more than 900 photographs by Hall, Jean, author.

Learn how to use astanga yoga & meditation - a complete sourcebook of yoga and meditation exercises to tone and strengthen body and mind, with more than 900 photographs

Astanga is a dynamic, vigorous practice that uses breath control techniques to flow from one posture to the next, and meditation is a practice that stills the mind and improves concentration and energy. This book covers both disciplines, explaining the primary series of Astanga asanas - standing, seated and finishing postures - and then exploring the mind-expanding world of yogic meditation.

May 4, 2016
Leaning on the arc - a personal history of criminal defense by Schwartzbach, M. Gerald, author.

Leaning on the arc - a personal history of criminal defense

Apr 29, 2016
Korean food made simple by Joo, Judy, author.

Korean food made simple

"125 simple Korean recipes from the host of the Cooking Channel television show of the same name In Korean Food Made Simple, Judy Joo, host of the Cooking Channel's show of the same name and Food Network regular, brings Korean food to the masses, proving that it's fun and easy to prepare at home. As a Korean-American, Judy understands how to make dishes that may seem exotic and difficult accessible to the everyday cook. The book has over 100 recipes including well-loved dishes like kimchi, sweet

May 4, 2016
Knits from the heart of Norway - 30 sweaters, hats, socks, and mittens inspired by the Telemark region by Haugland, Irene, author.

Knits from the heart of Norway - 30 sweaters, hats, socks, and mittens inspired by the Telemark region

"Talented knitwear designer Irene Haugland blends her love for the natural beauty, people, and cultural heritage of Telemark with her contemporary sense for color and pattern in these 30 inspiring works of art. Perfect for the ski slopes, a chilly country afternoon, or a busy city sidewalk, these designs include sweaters, cardigans, socks, hats, and mittens for men, women, and children, with step-by-step instructions, gorgeous color photographs, and the occasional finishing touch of traditional

Apr 28, 2016
Katie Chin's everyday Chinese cookbook - 101 delicious recipes from my mother's kitchen by Chin, Katie.

Katie Chin's everyday Chinese cookbook - 101 delicious recipes from my mother's kitchen

Apr 28, 2016
Jungle of stone - the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya by Carlsen, William, author.

Jungle of stone - the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya

Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd Stephens and British architect Frederick Catherwood, illuminating how their findings profoundly changed Western understandings about human history.

May 3, 2016
Jump start Sass by Giraudel, Hugo, author.

Jump start Sass

"Sass bridges the gap between what CSS can offer an what we as web developers need in our daily routine. Using Sass, you can write your stylesheets in a more concise, dynamic, and readable way, and cut down on many of the tedious repetitive tasks that come with writing vanilla CSS. Sass simplifies your stylesheets, adding some useful features missing from applications, reduces the monotony and overhead writing CSS, and will save you time." -

Apr 28, 2016
Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan by Hjortsberg, William.

Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan

A biography of the author of "Trout Fishing in America" and "A Confederate General from Big Sur" portrays his career from life among the Beats in 1950s San Francisco to the hippies in the 1960s to his abrupt suicide in 1984.

Apr 29, 2016
Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan by Hjortsberg, William, 1941- author.

Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan

A biography of the author of "Trout fishing in America" and "A Confederate general from Big Sur" portrays his career from life among the Beats in 1950s San Francisco to the hippies in the 1960s to his abrupt suicide in 1984.

May 4, 2016
Jeni's splendid ice cream desserts by Bauer, Jeni Britton.

Jeni's splendid ice cream desserts

In Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts, ice creams deliciously melt into hot brown Bettys, berry cobblers, sweet empanadas, and corn fritters. Her one-of-a-kind cakes and cookies are not only served with ice cream, they get crumbled on top and incorporated into the ice cream base itself. Thirty brand-new flavors, including Cumin & Honey Butterscotch and Extra-Strength Root Beer Ice Cream, attest to the magic of this unique and alluring collection.

Apr 28, 2016
It's personal - surviving and thriving on the journey of church planting by Bloye, Brian, 1965-

It's personal - surviving and thriving on the journey of church planting

May 2, 2016
It's okay to laugh - (crying is cool, too) by Purmort, Nora McInerny.

It's okay to laugh - (crying is cool, too)

A woman who strengthened her relationship with the love of her life after he was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer discusses her journey with him during this tough time, from getting engaged on his hospital bed to having a baby while he was on chemotherapy.

Apr 29, 2016
ISIS - a history by Gerges, Fawaz A., 1958- author.

ISIS - a history

"The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and what does it portend for the future of the Middle East? In this book, one of the world's leading authorities on political Islam and jihadism sheds new light on these questions as he provides a unique history of the rise and growth of ISIS. Moving beyond journalistic accounts, Fawaz Gerges provides a clear and compelling account of the deeper condi

Apr 29, 2016
Investing with purpose - capitalize on the time and money you have to create the tomorrow you desire by Aardsma, Mark, author.

Investing with purpose - capitalize on the time and money you have to create the tomorrow you desire

"In Investing with Purpose, you will learn how to: *Use all your resources to build your future, especially your precious, limited time. *Avoid the emotional pitfalls that lead smart investors to make bad decisions. *Face your fear and take reasonable risks to capitalize on your best opportunities. *Apply your unique investment advantages--the only reliable path to superior results. Investing with Purpose will inspire you to use what you have to create the future you want. Whether your goal is t

Apr 28, 2016
Inner runner - running to a more successful, creative, and confident you by Karp, Jason, author.

Inner runner - running to a more successful, creative, and confident you

May 3, 2016
In the country we love - my family divided by Guerrero, Diane, 1986- author.

In the country we love - my family divided

"Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents and brother were arrested and deported to Colombia while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero was able to remain in the country and continue her education, depending on the kindness of family friends who took her in and helped her build a life and a successful acting career for herself, without the support system of her family. In the C

May 4, 2016
In search of the Third man by Drazin, Charles, 1960-

In search of the Third man

May 4, 2016
In search of the third man by Drazin, Charles

In search of the third man

Apr 29, 2016
Imbolc - rituals, recipes & lore for Brigid's Day. by Neal, Carl F.

Imbolc - rituals, recipes & lore for Brigid's Day.

Apr 29, 2016