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A history of medicine in 50 objects by Paul, Gill, 1960- author.

A history of medicine in 50 objects

Aug 19, 2016
Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes by Rubin, Michael, 1971-

Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes

Traces the history of American diplomacy with rogue regimes, including Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Pakistan, to consider why the strategy of dialogue as a first resort has been flawed and whether basic assumptions about them are faulty.

Aug 19, 2016
Costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play. by Not Available (NA)

Costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play.

Presents costume ideas for children, accessory projects, and face painting tips.

Aug 19, 2016
Cookie love - more than 60 recipes and techniques for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary by Segal, Mindy, author.

Cookie love - more than 60 recipes and techniques for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary

"A new, edgier take on baking cookies, from a James Beard Award-winning chef and the owner of the popular Chicago restaurant, HotChocolate. Mindy Segal is an up-and-coming chef and baker who's serious about cookies and bars. In her first cookbook, Segalturns classic recipes into more elevated, fun interpretations of everyone's favorite sweet treat. From Brown Butter with Hickory Smoked Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies and Creme de Violet Snickerdoodles, to Citrus, Brown Butter, and Graham Cracker S

Aug 19, 2016
All at sea - a memoir by Aitkenhead, Decca, author.

All at sea - a memoir

"A beautifully written, breathtakingly honest, unsentimental, and profound memoir from one of the UK's most popular journalists. On a hot, still morning on a beautiful beach in Jamaica, Decca Aitkenhead's life changed forever. Her four-year-old son was paddling peacefully at the water's edge when a wave pulled him out to sea. Her partner, Tony, swam out and saved their son's life--then drowned before her eyes. When Decca and Tony first met, a decade earlier, she was a renowned Guardian journalis

Aug 19, 2016
101 Sci-fi Movies You Must See Before You Die by Schneider, Steven Jay

101 Sci-fi Movies You Must See Before You Die

Aug 19, 2016
101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die by Schneider, Steven Jay

101 Horror Movies You Must See Before You Die

Aug 19, 2016
101 chilies to try before you die by Floyd, David, 1961- author.

101 chilies to try before you die

Aug 19, 2016
1000 Ideas for Color Schemes - The Ultimate Guide to Making Colors Work by Ott, Jennifer

1000 Ideas for Color Schemes - The Ultimate Guide to Making Colors Work

Aug 19, 2016
1 out of 10 doctors recommends - drinking urine, eating worms, and other weird cures, cases, and research from the annals of medicine by Bender, H. Eric.

1 out of 10 doctors recommends - drinking urine, eating worms, and other weird cures, cases, and research from the annals of medicine

Examines the weirdest medical practices in medical history, including drinking urine to fight infection, using live eels to relieve constipation, and using bee venom to treat herpes.

Aug 19, 2016
Bizarre Competitions - 101 Ways to Become a World Champion by Happer, Richard

Bizarre Competitions - 101 Ways to Become a World Champion

Aug 19, 2016
Birds - A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behaviour by Elphick, Jonathan

Birds - A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behaviour

Aug 19, 2016
Big food big love - a Southern gal in the Northwest shares stories and recipes for big biscuits and breakfasts, cakes, pies, cookies, suppers, gravies, pickles, and plenty more by Earnhardt, Heather, author.

Big food big love - a Southern gal in the Northwest shares stories and recipes for big biscuits and breakfasts, cakes, pies, cookies, suppers, gravies, pickles, and plenty more

Aug 19, 2016
The Big & Scary Halloween Songbook - Piano, Vocal, Guitar by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (COR)

The Big & Scary Halloween Songbook - Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Aug 19, 2016
Best of the Simple Things - Taking Time to Live Well by Sykes, Lisa (EDT)

Best of the Simple Things - Taking Time to Live Well

Aug 19, 2016
Being a Dog - Following the Dog into a World of Smell by Horowitz, Alexandra

Being a Dog - Following the Dog into a World of Smell

Aug 19, 2016
Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture by Wilson, Mabel (Mabel O.), author.

Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture traces the making of this unparalleled museum. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch III described it as "ten years in the making, and 100 years in the making," and Mabel O. Wilson explores that effort in her narrative. As she discovers, initial calls for a permanent place to collect, study, and present African American history and culture in the early twentieth century never got off the ground. In the late 1990s, the

Aug 19, 2016
Bandit - a daughter's memoir by Brodak, Molly, author.

Bandit - a daughter's memoir

"In the summer of 1994, when Molly Brodak was thirteen years old, her father robbed eleven banks, until the police finally caught up with him while he was sitting at a bar drinking beer, a bag of stolen money plainly visible in the backseat of his parkedcar. Dubbed the "Mario Brothers Bandit" by the FBI, he served seven years in prison and was released, only to rob another bank several years later and end up back behind bars. In her powerful, provocative debut memoir, Bandit, Molly Brodak recou

Aug 19, 2016
The balloonists by Biss, Eula.

The balloonists

Aug 19, 2016
Art quilt collage - a creative journey in fabric, paint & stitch by Boschert, Deborah, author.

Art quilt collage - a creative journey in fabric, paint & stitch

Aug 19, 2016