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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 24, 2014
Killing history - Jesus in the no-spin zone by Price, Robert M., 1954-

Killing history - Jesus in the no-spin zone

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

Just paint it!

Jul 24, 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
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 24, 2014
Juice - recipes for juicing, cleansing & living well by De Castro, Carly, 1984-

Juice - recipes for juicing, cleansing & living well

Jul 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2014
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 24, 2014
Jelly roll quilts & more by Einmo, Kimberly.

Jelly roll quilts & more

Jul 24, 2014
Jelly roll quilt magic by Einmo, Kimberly.

Jelly roll quilt magic

Jul 24, 2014
Jay Shafer's DIY book of backyard sheds & tiny houses - build your own guest cottage, writing studio, home office, craft workshop, or personal retreat by Shafer, Jay.

Jay Shafer's DIY book of backyard sheds & tiny houses - build your own guest cottage, writing studio, home office, craft workshop, or personal retreat

Designed for anyone interested in the tiny-dwelling movement, this book gives a brief overview of its history and philosophy; a look at plans for several box bungalows; a portfolio featuring photos of a variety of tiny house interiors and exteriors; and illustrated guides to construction techniques building a tiny house may require.

Jul 24, 2014
Java - a beginner's guide by Schildt, Herbert.

Java - a beginner's guide

Jul 24, 2014
Jarring and canning - make your own jams, jellies, pickles, and more by Heos, Bridget.

Jarring and canning - make your own jams, jellies, pickles, and more

Jul 24, 2014
Japan's last bid for victory - the invasion of India, 1944 by Lyman, Robert.

Japan's last bid for victory - the invasion of India, 1944

Recounts Japan's campaign to invade India during World War II, including the feats of local Indian forces, the miscalculations made by commanders, Britain's role in the campaign, and soldiers' accounts.

Jul 21, 2014
Italian Neighbors by Parks, Tim

Italian Neighbors

Jul 24, 2014
It doesn't have to be so hard - the secrets to finding and keeping intimacy by Fedler, Joanne.

It doesn't have to be so hard - the secrets to finding and keeping intimacy

We cannot get enough of doomed lovers separated by betrayal, taboo and violence as long as they stay on the screen or the page. In our own beds we want the Hollywood ending. But despite the hype, relationships are tumbling like a proverbial rock fall. But all around us, divorce statistics rocket as the hopes of lonely singles plummet. In an age of financial and political uncertainty, love is the only thing left to believe in. So why do we give up on it so easily? Through interlocking stories tha

Jul 24, 2014