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Astrological transits - the beginner's guide to using planetary cycles to plan and predict your day, week, year (or destiny) by Kent, April Elliott, 1961-

Astrological transits - the beginner's guide to using planetary cycles to plan and predict your day, week, year (or destiny)

"Your birth chart is a snapshot of the sky taken at the moment and place of your birth, one that reflects your character, personality, strengths, and challenges. But the moment after that picture was taken, the planets moved on--some quickly, some very slowly. Astrologers call the moving planets "transits," and by comparing their movements to your birth chart you can gain a complete view of how best to prepare for challenges, meet opportunities, and stay grounded in a constantly-changing world."

Aug 4, 2015
Atlas of science - visualizing what we know by Börner, Katy.

Atlas of science - visualizing what we know

"Presents more than thirty full-page science maps, fifty data charts, a timeline of science-mapping milestones, and 500 color images, which serve as a sumptuous visual index to the evolution of modern science and as an introduction to 'the science of science'--charting the trajectory from scientific concept to published results."--

Jul 29, 2015
Auto repair & maintenance by Stribling, Dave, author.

Auto repair & maintenance

Cars continue to be more complicated and more costly to repair. Expert, Dave Stribling, gives readers the basic knowledge and a lot of know-how in "Idiot's Guides: Auto Repair and Maintenance." Dozens of step-by-step, full-color photos and illustrations make DIY car repairs and maintenance so much easier, regardless of make or model. And when a repair calls for an expert, this book gives readers the knowledge they need to avoid unnecessary repairs and cost."

Aug 4, 2015
Avenue of spies - a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris by Kershaw, Alex, author.

Avenue of spies - a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris

Aug 4, 2015
Ball of fire - the tumultuous life and comic art of Lucille Ball by Kanfer, Stefan.

Ball of fire - the tumultuous life and comic art of Lucille Ball

A portrait of the comic icon discusses her lonely childhood, discovery of her comedic talents, marriage to and divorce from Desi Arnaz, runaway success on the "I Love Lucy" show, and her painful final years.

Aug 4, 2015
Baltimore album of roses - elegant motifs to mix & match - step-by-step techniques - appliqué, embroidery, inking, trapunto by Verroca, Rita, 1955-

Baltimore album of roses - elegant motifs to mix & match - step-by-step techniques - appliqué, embroidery, inking, trapunto

Aug 4, 2015
Barefoot to Avalon - a brother's story by Payne, David (William David), author.

Barefoot to Avalon - a brother's story

After witnessing his younger brother's tragic death in an auto accident in 2000, the author found that his life was spiraling out of control. From a cocktail hour indulgence, his drinking became a full-blown addiction. His career entered a standstill. His marriage disintegrated. He was haunted not only by the accident, but also by the family history of mental illness, alcoholism and suicide. The only way out, he found, was to write about his brother. The result is an exceptional memoir of brothe

Aug 4, 2015
Beaded lace knitting - techniques & 24 beaded lace designs for shawls, scarves & more by Allis, Anniken.

Beaded lace knitting - techniques & 24 beaded lace designs for shawls, scarves & more

Presents instructions for lace knitting and bead attachment, with twenty-five patterns for different skill levels for making such items as shawls, cowls, scarves, cardigans, and fingerless gloves.

Aug 4, 2015
Beautiful Braiding Made Easy - Using Kumihimo Disks and Plates by Deighan, Helen

Beautiful Braiding Made Easy - Using Kumihimo Disks and Plates

Aug 4, 2015
Being and nothingness - a phenomenological essay on ontology by Sartre, Jean Paul, 1905-

Being and nothingness - a phenomenological essay on ontology

Sartre explains the theory of existential psychoanalysis in this treatise on human reality

Aug 4, 2015
Better - how I let go of control, held on to hope, and found joy in my darkest hour by Robach, Amy.

Better - how I let go of control, held on to hope, and found joy in my darkest hour

""I have breast cancer." When Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach revealed her shocking diagnosis on live television in November 2013, the seasoned news reporter embarked on the most difficult and illuminating journey of her life. In this intimate memoir, she retraces the twelve months following her brave announcement and speaks candidly, for the first time, about how her illness impacted her family life and her marriage, tapped into her deepest fears and strengths, and transformed her in way

Aug 4, 2015
Beyond Measure - Overcoming Our Obsession With Testing, Homework, and College Rankings to Redefine Success by Abeles, Vicki

Beyond Measure - Overcoming Our Obsession With Testing, Homework, and College Rankings to Redefine Success

Aug 4, 2015
Black flags - the rise of ISIS by Warrick, Joby.

Black flags - the rise of ISIS

"In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two American presidents. When the government of Jordan granted amnesty to a group of political prisoners in 1999, it little realized that among them was Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a terrorist mastermind and soon the architect of an Islamist movement bent on dominating the Middle East. In Blac

Aug 4, 2015
Black ice - the Val James story by James, Valmore, author.

Black ice - the Val James story

Aug 4, 2015
BMF - the rise and fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Shalhoup, Mara.

BMF - the rise and fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family

Examines the notorious Black Mafia Family, showing how its street cred and drug distribution helped launch the careers of several popular hip hop artists, until the crime organization's desire for more led to its downfall.

Aug 4, 2015
Bog Bodies Uncovered - Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery by Aldhouse-Green, Miranda

Bog Bodies Uncovered - Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery

Aug 4, 2015
Boss life - surviving my own small business by Downs, Paul.

Boss life - surviving my own small business

"When columnist Paul Downs was approached by The New York Times to write for their "You're the Boss" blog, he had been running his custom furniture business for twenty-four years strong. or mostly strong. Now, in his first book, Downs paints an honest portrait of a real business, with a real boss, a real set of employees, and the real challenges they face. Fresh out of college in 1986, Downs opened his first business, a small company that builds custom furniture. In 1987, he hired his first empl

Aug 4, 2015
Boutique bags - classic style for modern living - 19 projects 76 bags by Kim, Sue, 1969-

Boutique bags - classic style for modern living - 19 projects 76 bags

Hit the town with chic, modern bags for any occasion! With 19 fashionable projects, from a metal-framed clutch to a ruffled carryall, you'll have a match for every outfit. Learn to sew darts, ruffles, and other design elements for a professional finish. Make multiples of your favorites and see for yourself how a simple change in fabric offers a whole new look. With full-size patterns and simple construction, these bags are on-trend and runway worthy

Aug 4, 2015
Brady Vs. Manning - The Untold Story of the Rivalry That Transformed the NFL by Myers, Gary

Brady Vs. Manning - The Untold Story of the Rivalry That Transformed the NFL

Aug 4, 2015
Breakaway by Morgan, Alex (Alexandra Patricia), 1989-

Breakaway

The Olympic gold medal-winning soccer player details her path to success, from her childhood in California to her time on the United States' National team.

Aug 4, 2015