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The book of the people - how to read the Bible by Wilson, A. N., 1950- author.

The book of the people - how to read the Bible

A renowned historian, biographer, and novelist provides a deeply personal, literary, and historical exploration of the Bible.

Jun 27, 2016
The book of Jezebel - an illustrated encyclopedia of lady things by Harding, Kate, 1975- author.

The book of Jezebel - an illustrated encyclopedia of lady things

From Jezebel.com, the popular website for women, comes an encyclopedic guide to women's issues, covering such topics as pop culture, fashion, sex, politics, literature, and health.

Jun 23, 2016
The big thing - how to complete your creative project even if you're a lazy, self-doubting procrastinator like me by Korkki, Phyllis, author.

The big thing - how to complete your creative project even if you're a lazy, self-doubting procrastinator like me

"New York Times business writer Phyllis Korkki explores what drives people to pursue their dreams of creating the next Big Thing, documenting through stories, case studies, and science, the productive habits and behaviors of those who achieve success"--

Jun 27, 2016
The beginner's photography guide - the ultimate step-by-step manual for getting the most from your digital camera by Gatcum, Chris, author.

The beginner's photography guide - the ultimate step-by-step manual for getting the most from your digital camera

Presents step-by-step digital SLR camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques.

Jun 27, 2016
The beginner's guide to writing knitting patterns - learn to write patterns others can knit by Atherley, Kate, author.

The beginner's guide to writing knitting patterns - learn to write patterns others can knit

Teaches knitters how to write knitting patterns, including how to handle multiple sizes and how to establish a personal style sheet.

Jun 27, 2016
The art of whimsical stitching - creative stitch techniques and inspiring projects by Sharpe, Joanne, 1959- author.

The art of whimsical stitching - creative stitch techniques and inspiring projects

Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitc

Jun 27, 2016
The art of rivalry - four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in modern art by Smee, Sebastian, author.

The art of rivalry - four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in modern art

"Picasso & Matisse. Manet & Degas. Pollack & de Kooning. Lucian Freud & Francis Bacon. This is the story of four pairs of artists -- each linked by friendship and a spirit of competitiveness. Taken together, they form an impressive lineage stretching across more than 150 years. But in each case, these relationships had a flashpoint, a damaging psychological event that seemed to mark both an end and a new beginning, a break that led onto new creative innovations"--

Jun 23, 2016
The alternative autoimmune cookbook - eating for all phases of the paleo autoimmune protocol by Alt, Angie, author.

The alternative autoimmune cookbook - eating for all phases of the paleo autoimmune protocol

The Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook includes over 55 delicious recipes and the surprising results that come with a healing journey. The Autoimmune Protocol can feel very limiting, even if you are ready and willing. In the beginning it is easy to doubt that you can enjoy life on such a restrictive diet. But when healing takes hold you will discover something amazing - all the other things that happen when you change your food. This cookbook will show you how to restore your health with one flavor

Jun 24, 2016
The 2-step low-FODMAP eating plan - how to build a custom diet that relieves the symptoms of IBS, lactose intolerance, or gluten sensitivity by Shepherd, Sue, author.

The 2-step low-FODMAP eating plan - how to build a custom diet that relieves the symptoms of IBS, lactose intolerance, or gluten sensitivity

Jun 27, 2016
Thank you, teacher - grateful students tell the stories of the teachers who changed their lives by Holbert, Holly (EDT)/ Holbert, Bruce (EDT)

Thank you, teacher - grateful students tell the stories of the teachers who changed their lives

Jun 23, 2016
Thank you, teacher - grateful students tell the stories of the teachers who changed their lives by

Thank you, teacher - grateful students tell the stories of the teachers who changed their lives

Jun 27, 2016
Texas Hold|em Made Easy - A Systemetic Process for Steady Winnings at No Limit Hold|em by Hazelton, Walt

Texas Hold|em Made Easy - A Systemetic Process for Steady Winnings at No Limit Hold|em

Jun 27, 2016
Tel Aviv by Merin, Gili.

Tel Aviv

Jun 27, 2016
Tears to triumph - the spiritual journey from suffering to enlightenment by Williamson, Marianne, 1952-

Tears to triumph - the spiritual journey from suffering to enlightenment

The internationally recognized teacher, speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love argues that our desire to avoid pain is actually detrimental to our lives, disconnecting us from our deepest emotions and preventing true healing and spiritual transcendence. Marianne Williamson is a bestselling author, world-renowned teacher, and one of the most important spiritual voices of our time. In Tears to Triumph, she argues that we--as a culture and as individuals--have learned t

Jun 24, 2016
Teach yourself electricity and electronics by Gibilisco, Stan, author.

Teach yourself electricity and electronics

"This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you'll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifi

Jun 27, 2016
Tattoo masters by

Tattoo masters

Jun 27, 2016
Tango - my childhood, backwards and in high heels by Bond, Justin.

Tango - my childhood, backwards and in high heels

In this humorous coming-of-age tale, Bond raises issues about LGBTQ adolescence, parenting trans/queer children, and bullying.

Jun 27, 2016
Talking stick - peacemaking as a spiritual path by Beyer, Stephan V., 1943- author.

Talking stick - peacemaking as a spiritual path

"Practices for openhearted speaking and devout listening to restore harmony in families, relationships, schools, workplaces, and communities [bullet] Details how to approach life with a listening heart and create a sacred space for communication [bullet] Offers exercises for new peacemaking circles, ceremonial ways to begin each circle, and peacemaker tools to unmask the needs and feelings behind conflict [bullet] Explains how to apply this practice in multiple ways, with groups large a

Jun 27, 2016
Taking your first shot - a woman's introduction to defensive shooting and personal safety by Finch, Lynne.

Taking your first shot - a woman's introduction to defensive shooting and personal safety

A guide for women on shooting handguns for personal protection covers topics ranging from finding formal training and selecting a handgun to shooting fundamentals, malfunctions, and weapon care and maintenance.

Jun 23, 2016
Taking your first shot - a woman's introduction to defensive shooting and personal safety by Finch, Lynne.

Taking your first shot - a woman's introduction to defensive shooting and personal safety

Numbers don't lie; more and more women are purchasing guns and learning to shoot! While shooting used to be a male-dominated sport, women across the country have begun discovering that a trip to the range not only is relaxing, but also brings with it a sense of strength and empowerment. Taking Your First Shot is an introductory guide perfect for either those stepping out onto the range for the first time or those looking to brush up on their skills. Author Lynne Finch coaches women on the decisi

Jun 27, 2016