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Le French Oven by Davis, Hillary

Le French Oven

Jul 30, 2015
Lead Belly - the Smithsonian Folkways collection. by Leadbelly, 1885-1949, composer, performer.

Lead Belly - the Smithsonian Folkways collection.

From the swamplands of Louisiana, the prisons of Texas, and the streets of New York City, Lead Belly and his music became cornerstones of American folk music and touchstones of African American cultural legacy.

Jul 30, 2015
Leave your mark - land your dream job, kill it in your career, rock social media by Licht, Aliza, author.

Leave your mark - land your dream job, kill it in your career, rock social media

Provided by publisher.

Jul 30, 2015
Lessons from Tara - life advice from the world's most brilliant dog by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Lessons from Tara - life advice from the world's most brilliant dog

"Rosenfelt's latest work of nonfiction has a slightly misleading title; although Tara, the author's first dog, takes center stage, other dogs--a handful of the hundreds the author and his wife have taken in over the years--do make some appearances. The book's theme is pretty straightforward: here are some of the things I've learned about myself through my dogs. Grieving after Tara's death, for example, allowed Rosenfelt to open up a more emotional side of himself; other dogs have shown him how t

Jul 27, 2015
Life after lawns by Bogh, Molly

Life after lawns

"Life After Lawns shows how to turn boring and thirsty lawns into dazzling, water-saving gardens, step by step. Simple explanations guide readers through the process of replacing grass with unique gardens that match their lifestyle and climate zone. Topics include: designing a garden that feels like home; finding expert landscape help; handling plans, permits, and contractors; killing the lawn and preparing the soil; saving money and water on irrigation; selecting the best plants for each part o

Jul 27, 2015
Life on the edge - the coming of age of quantum biology by McFadden, Johnjoe, author.

Life on the edge - the coming of age of quantum biology

Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how does it work? It is remarkable that in this age of cloning and even synthetic biology, nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material. Life remains the only way to make life. Are we missing a vital ingredient in its creation? Like Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene which provided a new perspective on evolution by shifting the focus of natural selection from organisms to genes, Life On The Edge alters our

Jul 30, 2015
Lovable livable home - how to add beauty, get organized, and make your house work for you by Petersik, Sherry.

Lovable livable home - how to add beauty, get organized, and make your house work for you

Jul 30, 2015
Love songs - the hidden history by Gioia, Ted, author.

Love songs - the hidden history

"The love song is timeless. From its beginnings, it has been shaped by bohemians and renegades, slaves and oppressed minorities, prostitutes, immigrants and other excluded groups. But what do we really know about the origins of these intimate expressions of the heart? And how have our changing perceptions about topics such as sexuality and gender roles changed our attitudes towards these songs? In Love Songs: The Hidden History, Ted Gioia uncovers the unexplored story of the love song for the fi

Jul 30, 2015
Love songs - the hidden history by Gioia, Ted.

Love songs - the hidden history

Uncovers the unexplored history of the love song, from the fertility rites of ancient cultures to the sexualized YouTube videos of the present day, and discusses such topics as censorship, the legacy of love songs, and why it is a dominant form of modernmusical expression.

Jul 24, 2015
LSD, my problem child; and, Insights/outlooks by Hofmann, Albert, 1906-2008.

LSD, my problem child; and, Insights/outlooks

Jul 30, 2015
Man of destiny - FDR and the making of the American century by Hamby, Alonzo L.

Man of destiny - FDR and the making of the American century

Jul 24, 2015
Manga crash course - drawing manga characters and scenes from start to finish by Petrovi, Mina, author.

Manga crash course - drawing manga characters and scenes from start to finish

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of manga characters and full manga scenes, including each body part of the manga character, facial anatomy, poses, clothing, accessories, hairstyles, and emotions.

Jul 30, 2015
Marines - An Illustrated History- The US Marine Corps from 1775 to the Twenty-First Century by Hearn, Chester G./ Camp, Dick (CON)

Marines - An Illustrated History- The US Marine Corps from 1775 to the Twenty-First Century

Jul 24, 2015
Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther by Conway, Marshall

Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther

Jul 30, 2015
May Martin's sewing bible - 40 years of tips & tricks on how to make your own fashion, home furnishings & crafts. by Martin, May, author.

May Martin's sewing bible - 40 years of tips & tricks on how to make your own fashion, home furnishings & crafts.

Beautifully styled and simple-to-follow, this authoritative sewing bible gives readers information on everything they need to know to get started with sewing. Providing all the essential background information on sewing, setting up your sewing space and detailed lists of all the equipment you'll need; step-by-step instructions for over 40 projects; and a wealth of general sewing tips and techniques to help you finally master overlocking, seams, fastenings, hemming and much much more, with this b

Jul 29, 2015
Me, my hair, and I - twenty-seven women untangle an obsession by Benedict, Elizabeth

Me, my hair, and I - twenty-seven women untangle an obsession

Jul 30, 2015
Metal clay jewellery by Colman, Natalia, author.

Metal clay jewellery

This gorgeous guide to metal clay jewellery, written by jewellery designer Natalia Colman, features silver, copper and bronze clays. The book is divided up by technique, such as 'Making connections after firing', 'Setting stones' and 'Working with colour'. It contains 17 jewellery projects including rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets and decorative clasps: it is thorough enough to lead a beginner through the process from start to finish, but innovative enough to inspire even experienced jewell

Jul 28, 2015
Michelin Green Guide Chateaux of the Loire by Michelin Travel & Lifestyle (COR)

Michelin Green Guide Chateaux of the Loire

Jul 24, 2015
Millennials with kids - marketing to this powerful and surprisingly different generation of parents by Fromm, Jeff.

Millennials with kids - marketing to this powerful and surprisingly different generation of parents

Jul 30, 2015
Misquoting Muhammad - The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy by Brown, Jonathan A. C.

Misquoting Muhammad - The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy

Jul 24, 2015