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Chess for dummies by Eade, James, author. Chess for dummies

Your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess. Offers easily understood explanations of the game and its components, to provide a one-stop resource for improving your chess skills.

Sep 22, 2016
Changing gears- a family odyssey to the end of the world by Sathre-Vogel, Nancy Rogene Changing gears- a family odyssey to the end of the world

Sep 27, 2016
Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay by Singleton, Kate (Kate J.), 1983- author. Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay

"This beautiful modern volume presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that blur the line between fine art, design, and craft. Featuring a unique package with a

Sep 27, 2016
Cattail moonshine & milkweed medicine - the curious stories of 45 amazing North American native plants by Hartung, Tammi, 1961- author. Cattail moonshine & milkweed medicine - the curious stories of 45 amazing North American native plants

Sep 27, 2016
Cat zodiac - an astrological guide to the feline mystique by Considine, Maeva. Cat zodiac - an astrological guide to the feline mystique

Presents a feline personality and lifestyle analysis and human relationship advice for each sign of the zodiac for cats and their owners.

Sep 27, 2016
Cat wars - the devastating consequences of a cuddly killer by Marra, Peter P, author. Cat wars - the devastating consequences of a cuddly killer

Sep 27, 2016
Candles - making, decorating, styling - an inspiring guide to creative candles with 40 step-by-step projects with over 325 specially commissioned photographs by Nicol, Gloria. Candles - making, decorating, styling - an inspiring guide to creative candles with 40 step-by-step projects with over 325 specially commissioned photographs

Contains step-by-step instructions for forty projects to make candles and candle holders for all seasons and occasions, and discusses dipping, molding, rolling, scenting, sand candles, decorating wax, applying gold leaf, and more.

Sep 21, 2016
Burning Country - Syrians in Revolution and War by Yassin-kassab, Robin/ Al-shami, Leila Burning Country - Syrians in Revolution and War

Sep 27, 2016
Buddha's diet - the ancient art of losing weight without losing your mind by Cottrell, Tara, author. Buddha's diet - the ancient art of losing weight without losing your mind

The pampered prince Siddhartha tried dieting and didn't like it anymore than you do. When he became the Buddha, he found the "middle way" between overindulgence and abstinence. Modern science confirms what Buddha knew all along: it's not what you eat that's important, but when you eat. Sure, he lived before the age of doughnuts and French fried, but his teachings provide a sane, mindful approach to achieving optimum health.

Sep 22, 2016
Breast cancer smoothies - 100 delicious, research-based recipes for prevention and recovery by Chace, Daniella. author. Breast cancer smoothies - 100 delicious, research-based recipes for prevention and recovery

The statistics are staggering. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women -- About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Second only to heart disease by a mere one percent, every ounce of prevention and every window of opportunity for healing is critical. In order to reduce the risk of developing this common disease, you need a targeted plan to protect yourself from common breast toxins and to strengthen your immune de

Sep 21, 2016
Breaking breads / A New World of Israeli Baking--flatbreads, Stuffed Breads, Challahs, Cookies, and the Legendary Chocolate Babka by Scheft, Uri, author. Breaking breads / A New World of Israeli Baking--flatbreads, Stuffed Breads, Challahs, Cookies, and the Legendary Chocolate Babka

Sep 27, 2016
Breakfast - recipes to wake up for by Weld, George (Restaurateur), author. Breakfast - recipes to wake up for

Sep 21, 2016
Born to run by Springsteen, Bruce, author. Born to run

Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as "The Big Bang": seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his ear

Sep 27, 2016
Blood, bones, & butter - the inadvertent education of a reluctant chef by Hamilton, Gabrielle. Blood, bones, & butter - the inadvertent education of a reluctant chef

The chef of New York's East Village Prune restaurant presents an account of her search for meaning and purpose in the central rural New Jersey home of her youth, marked by a first chicken kill, an international backpacking tour, and the opening of a first restaurant.

Sep 22, 2016
Blood in the water - the Attica Prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy by Thompson, Heather Ann, 1963- author. Blood in the water - the Attica Prison uprising of 1971 and its legacy

"Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice--in time for the forty-fifth anniversary of the events"--

Sep 21, 2016
Blood brother - Jonathan Daniels and his sacrifice for civil rights by Wallace, Rich, author. Blood brother - Jonathan Daniels and his sacrifice for civil rights

"Jonathan Daniels, a white seminary student from New Hampshire, traveled to Selma, Alabama, in 1965 to help with voter registration of black residents. After the voting rights marches, he remained in Alabama, in the area known as “Bloody Lowndes,” an extremely dangerous area for white freedom fighters, to assist civil rights workers. Five months later, Jonathan Daniels was shot and killed while saving the life of Ruby Sales, a black teenager. Through Daniels&#x;s poignant letters, papers, photog

Sep 21, 2016
Blood at the root - a racial cleansing in America by Phillips, Patrick, 1970- author. Blood at the root - a racial cleansing in America

"A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia and ... testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America ... Patrick Phillips breaks the century-long silence of his hometown and uncovers a history of racial terrorism that continues to shape America in the twenty-first century"--

Sep 27, 2016
Blitzkrieg - myth, reality, and Hitler's lightning war-- France, 1940 by Clark, Lloyd, 1967- author. Blitzkrieg - myth, reality, and Hitler's lightning war-- France, 1940

"A leading military historian from the UK presents a controversial reassessment of the infamous German warfare tactic and its role in the fall of France to the Nazis in 1940, arguing that better Allied competence may have prevented German success,"--NoveList.

Sep 22, 2016
Blackberry winter- my earlier years by Mead, Margaret Blackberry winter- my earlier years

Sep 27, 2016
Birnbaum's 2017 Walt Disney World for kids - the official guide by Birnbaum's 2017 Walt Disney World for kids - the official guide

A guide to Walt Disney World for kids, describing the attractions of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and other parts of the resort, including water parks, mini-golf courses, and restaurants. Features autograph and scrapbook pages, as well as reviews by kids.

Sep 22, 2016