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Ocean - a photicular book by

Ocean - a photicular book

Via a process that uses lenticular technology, sliding lenses, and original four-color video imagery, provides an introduction to various marine animals whose images appear to move.

Dec 19, 2014
Oatrageous oatmeals - delicious & surprising plant-based dishes from the humble, heart-healthy grain by Hester, Kathy, author.

Oatrageous oatmeals - delicious & surprising plant-based dishes from the humble, heart-healthy grain

Presents a collection of recipes that use oats in everything from breakfasts and beverages to soups, stews, and dinners, including such options as cranberry orange baked oatmeal, Indian-spiced tomato soup, and eggplant pizza sliders.

Dec 19, 2014
Notes on the need for beauty- an intimate look at essential quality by Gendler, J. Ruth

Notes on the need for beauty- an intimate look at essential quality

Dec 18, 2014
Not impossible - how a paralyzed artist and a team of mad scientists taught me how to change the world by Ebeling, Mick.

Not impossible - how a paralyzed artist and a team of mad scientists taught me how to change the world

"How the author has created new, simple, do-it-yourself technologies to help people surmount seemingly impossible odds, and how you can do it, too"--

Dec 20, 2014
Nosql for Dummies by Fowler, Adam

Nosql for Dummies

Dec 20, 2014
Node.js in Practice by Young, Alex R./ Harter, Marc

Node.js in Practice

Dec 20, 2014
No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead by Richardson, Peter, 1959- author.

No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead

"For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. No Simple Highway is the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it. Drawing on new research, interviews, and a fresh supply of material from the Grateful Dead archives, author Peter Richardson vividly recounts the Dead's colorful history, adding new insight into everything from the acid tests to the band's formation of their own record label to their massive late career success, whi

Dec 19, 2014
No mud, no lotus - the art of transforming suffering by Nhất Hạnh, Thích, author.

No mud, no lotus - the art of transforming suffering

"The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In No Mud, No Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration for transforming suffering and finding true joy. Thich Nhat Hanh acknowledges that because suffering can feel so bad, we try to run away from it or cover it up by consuming. We find something to eat or turn on the television. But unless we're able to face our suffering, we can't be present and available to life, and happiness will cont

Dec 16, 2014
New slow city - living simply in the world's fastest city by Powers, William, 1971-

New slow city - living simply in the world's fastest city

"Burnt out after years of doing development and conservation work around the world, William Powers spent a season in a 12-foot by 12-foot cabin off the grid in North Carolina. Could he live a similarly minimalist way in the belly of the go-go beast - New York City? To find out, Powers and his wife jettisoned 80 percent of their stuff, left their 2,000-square-foot Queens townhouse, and moved into a 350-square-foot micro apartment in Greenwich Village. Downshifting to a 20-hour work week, Powers e

Dec 19, 2014
Necktie quilts reinvented - 16 beautifully traditional projects - rotary cutting techniques by Copenhaver, Christine, 1950- author.

Necktie quilts reinvented - 16 beautifully traditional projects - rotary cutting techniques

Dec 20, 2014
Natural Health All-in-one for Dummies by Consumer Dummies (COR)

Natural Health All-in-one for Dummies

Dec 16, 2014
Native Americans in the American Revolution - how the war divided, devastated, and transformed the early American Indian world by Schmidt, Ethan A.

Native Americans in the American Revolution - how the war divided, devastated, and transformed the early American Indian world

Dec 19, 2014
National Geographic stunning photographs by Griffiths, Annie

National Geographic stunning photographs

"Targeted to fans of Simply Beautiful Photographs, the 2014 offering in National Geographic's iconic line of large-format photo books illuminates the power of photography to witness, reveal, persuade, celebrate, explore and change the way we see the world. Capturing the moment in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red-rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivalled conduit to the world around us. Shot by Natio

Dec 20, 2014
Mystery on the Isles of Shoals - closing the case on the Smuttynose ax murders of 1873 by Robinson, J. Dennis.

Mystery on the Isles of Shoals - closing the case on the Smuttynose ax murders of 1873

"For the first time, the full story of a crime that has haunted New England since 1873. The cold-blooded ax murder of two innocent Norwegian women at their island home off the coast of New Hampshire has gripped the region since 1873, beguiling tourists, inspiring artists, and fueling conspiracy theorists. The killer, a handsome Prussian fisherman down on his luck, was quickly captured, convicted in a widely publicized trial, and hanged in an unforgettable gallows spectacle. But he never confesse

Dec 18, 2014
My first Christmas song book - a treasury of favorite songs to play by

My first Christmas song book - a treasury of favorite songs to play

Dec 17, 2014
My best friend's funeral - a memoir by Thompson, Roger W., 1972-

My best friend's funeral - a memoir

Dec 19, 2014
Murder at Camp Delta - A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay by Hickman, Joseph

Murder at Camp Delta - A Staff Sergeant's Pursuit of the Truth About Guantanamo Bay

Dec 16, 2014
Mountain modern - contemporary homes in high places by Bradbury, Dominic, author.

Mountain modern - contemporary homes in high places

High up in mountains around the world, houses that have long been constructed following local building traditions are being transformed. Intrepid young architects using new technologies and materials are refashioning these traditions, with results that range fromgemutlich (cozy) retreats to glamorous hilltop villas. Houses are presented in three sections: Cabin, Chalet, and Villa. Photographs of each house reveal its architecture, interior design, and striking setting, while plans provide an add

Dec 20, 2014
More than happy - the wisdom of Amish parenting (for the non-Amish) by Miller, Serena, 1950-

More than happy - the wisdom of Amish parenting (for the non-Amish)

Dec 20, 2014
More than a score - the new uprising against standardised testing by

More than a score - the new uprising against standardised testing

Dec 20, 2014