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The secrets of the pharaohs. by

The secrets of the pharaohs.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries surrounding the pharaohs of Egypt. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on ancient Egypt, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 28, 2014
The secrets of ancient tombs. by

The secrets of ancient tombs.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about tombs and burials from ancient times. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on burial and tombs, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 28, 2014
The science of success - Napoleon Hill's proven program for prosperity and happiness by Hill, Napoleon, 1883-1970.

The science of success - Napoleon Hill's proven program for prosperity and happiness

" The Science of Success is a collection of writings by and about Napoleon Hill, author of the most widely read book on personal prosperity philosophy ever published, Think and Grow Rich. These essays and writings contain teachings on the nature of prosperity and how to attain it, and are published here in book form for the very first time. This work is a must-have item for Hill's millions of fans worldwide! "--

Jul 25, 2014
The science book by

The science book

"The newest title in this successful and acclaimed series is The Science Book, an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts, The Science Book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well-known scientists, and a glossary of help

Jul 25, 2014
The sailing bible - the complete guide for all sailors from novice to expert by Evans, Jeremy, 1949-

The sailing bible - the complete guide for all sailors from novice to expert

Jul 25, 2014
The Roosevelts - an intimate history by Ward, Geoffrey C.

The Roosevelts - an intimate history

Jul 25, 2014
The roommates - true tales of friendship, rivalry, romance, and disturbingly close quarters by Wu, Stephanie/ Yanagihara, Hanya (EDT)

The roommates - true tales of friendship, rivalry, romance, and disturbingly close quarters

Jul 25, 2014
The road to reinvention - how to drive disruption and accelerate transformation by Linkner, Josh, 1970- author.

The road to reinvention - how to drive disruption and accelerate transformation

"Companies, communities, and individuals fall for many reasons, but one of the most common--and easily avoidable--is the failure to reinvent. When people and organizations rest on prior successes rather than driving purposeful transformation, they discover too late that they have lost their market position altogether to competitors and external forces.The most successful companies, brands, and individuals make reinvention a regular part of their business strategies. Transformation demands an ong

Jul 24, 2014
The removers - a memoir by Meredith, Andrew, 1975-

The removers - a memoir

The author recalls his experiences working with his father as a corpse remover after the older man was fired from his professor position for allegations of sexual misconduct, and how the experience changed their relationship.

Jul 25, 2014
The Rails 4 way by Fernandez, Obie, author.

The Rails 4 way

Jul 25, 2014
The practical spinner's guide Silk by Lamb, Sara, 1951-

The practical spinner's guide Silk

Teaches spinners how to create smooth lustrous yarns from a gorgeous but tricky and sometimes intimidating fiber in this second installment in a series of fiber specific books. Author Sara Lamb discusses the various forms in which silk is available--combed top, bricks, noils, hankies, and bells--and how best to card, prep, and spin them, specifically touching on trouble spots such as drafting and adding twist. She also covers finishing yarns--cleaning and degumming, setting twist, and plying--an

Jul 25, 2014
The practical spinner's guide - cotton, flax, hemp by Gaustad, Stephenie.

The practical spinner's guide - cotton, flax, hemp

Jul 25, 2014
The power of no - because one little word can bring health, abundance, and happiness by Altucher, James.

The power of no - because one little word can bring health, abundance, and happiness

"Over the past three years James Altucher and Claudia Azula Altucher have answered tens of thousands of questions in their writings, retreats, talks, and online seminars. The questions cover the entire spectrum of life, from how to deal with bad relationships, to how to access your innate special uniqueness, to how to pay the rent when you're crying on the floor, broken and depressed,. Invariably, they look to one little word as the solution: No. No is not only a solution; it is a path for peopl

Jul 25, 2014
The power of chakras - unlock your 7 energy centers for healing, happiness, and transformation by Shumsky, Susan G.

The power of chakras - unlock your 7 energy centers for healing, happiness, and transformation

Jul 25, 2014
The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America by Berger, Joseph, 1945- author.

The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America

"As the population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the United States increases to record proportions after near-extinction during the Holocaust, award-winning New York Times journalist and author Joseph Berger takes us inside the notoriously insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles--and the social and political implications of their expanding presence in America"--

Jul 25, 2014
The PC and Gadget Help Desk - A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Troubleshooting and Repairing by Soper, Mark Edward

The PC and Gadget Help Desk - A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Troubleshooting and Repairing

Jul 28, 2014
The part-time vegetarian smoothies and juices recipe book - boost your immune system and increase your energy with a flexitarian diet by Haupert, Tina, author.

The part-time vegetarian smoothies and juices recipe book - boost your immune system and increase your energy with a flexitarian diet

Offers 140 recipes for smoothies and juices made with a variety of fruits and vegetables, in combinations that provide nutritional needs and boost protection against disease, with advice on blenders and juicers.

Jul 25, 2014
The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals by Vartanian, Arsy, author.

The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals

The authors are Arsy Vartanian, founder and chef of rubiesandradishes.com and author of the bestselling The paleo slow cooker, and Amy Kubal, registered dietitian and co-author of The paleo slow cooker.

Jul 25, 2014
The other side - a memoir by Johnson, Lacy M., 1978-

The other side - a memoir

"Lacy Johnson was held prisoner in a soundproofed room in a basement apartment that her ex-boyfriend rented and outfitted for the sole purpose of raping and killing her. She escaped, but not unscathed. The Other Side is the haunting account of a first passionate and then abusive relationship, the events leading to Johnson's kidnapping and imprisonment, her dramatic escape, and her hard-fought struggle to recover. At once thrilling, terrifying, harrowing, and hopeful, The Other Side offers more t

Jul 24, 2014
The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death by Blastland, Michael.

The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death

"Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra link of breakfast sausage going to kill you? We've all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do those numbers actually mean in the real world? In The Norm Chronicles, journalist Michael Blastland and risk expert David Spiegelhalter answer these questions--and far more--in a commonsense (and wildly entertaining) guide to personal risk. Through the adventures of the perfectly average Norm, his

Jul 25, 2014