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Wrapped in lace - knitted heirloom designs from around the world by Stove, Margaret.

Wrapped in lace - knitted heirloom designs from around the world

Sep 2, 2015
Will write for food - the complete guide to writing cookbooks, blogs, memoir, recipes, and more by Jacob, Dianne, 1955- author.

Will write for food - the complete guide to writing cookbooks, blogs, memoir, recipes, and more

Offers practical advice on how to achieve success in food writing, including information on self-publishing, creating and sustaining a food blog, and freelancing and reviewing.

Sep 2, 2015
The China Study quick & easy cookbook - cook once, eat all week with whole food, plant-based recipes by Sroufe, Del, author.

The China Study quick & easy cookbook - cook once, eat all week with whole food, plant-based recipes

"When it comes to meal planning, do you find yourself deciding between healthy foods and quick options? Do you stare at the contents of your fridge, wondering what you can easily throw together? Even on a busy schedule, your meals can be simple, healthy, and delicious! You shouldn't have to sacrifice health or taste for efficiency in the kitchen. Nobody knows this better than Chef Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives-The Cookbook and Better Than Vegan. In The Chi

Sep 2, 2015
The book of Luke - my fight for truth, justice, and Liberty City by Campbell, Luther, 1960- author.

The book of Luke - my fight for truth, justice, and Liberty City

The raw and powerful true story of how one man invented Southern Hip-Hop, saved the First Amendment, and became a role model for his disenfranchised Miami neighborhood offers living proof that one person can make a difference in the world.

Sep 2, 2015
Fit from the start - how to prevent childhood obesity in infancy by Eden, Alvin M., author.

Fit from the start - how to prevent childhood obesity in infancy

Nearly 2 out of 3 children who are obese by kindergarten will remain obese as teens, and most of these teens will become obese adults. What you do now can spare your baby a lifetime of struggle with obesity. This easy-to-read book gives you the critical information you need to prevent obesity in infancy, including: How to avoid overfeeding (with breast and bottle); How to spot excess weight gain, and what to do about it; Why sleep matters, and how to establish healthy sleep patterns, How and whe

Sep 2, 2015
Fuel under fire - petroleum and its perils by Goldstein, Margaret J., author.

Fuel under fire - petroleum and its perils

Looks at how petroleum is extracted from the ground, shows the many uses for the product, details the effects in has on the world, and explores alternatives.

Sep 2, 2015
A fractured land - tales of the Northern Realms by Hodgson, Marcus T. K., author

A fractured land - tales of the Northern Realms

Compendium of biographical notes, lore, and exclusive marginalia art with information about the important people, places, and legendary heroes within the world of The Witcher.

Sep 2, 2015
The genius of the system - Hollywood filmmaking in the studio era by Schatz, Thomas, 1948-

The genius of the system - Hollywood filmmaking in the studio era

Sep 2, 2015
Gluten-Free Girl American classics reinvented by Ahern, Shauna James.

Gluten-Free Girl American classics reinvented

Following the James Beard Award-winning Gluten-Free Girl Every Day, Shauna James Ahern and her husband, Daniel Ahern, have created a collection of comfort-food classics that are all unbelievably and amazingly gluten-free. Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting, Chicken-Fried Steak, New England Clam Chowder -- the country's most beloved dishes, reinvented. Of course, it wouldn't be true comfort food without dessert, and Shauna aptly provides plenty of delicious recipes for sweets lovers. There

Sep 2, 2015
The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass

"Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland comes this richly illustrated and expanded collector's edition of Martin Gardner's The Annotated Alice. First appearing in 1960, The Annotated Alice became an instant classic by, among other things, decoding the wordplay and mathematical riddles embedded within Lewis Carroll's masterpiece. As a result, Martin Gardner's groundbreaking work went on to sell over a million copies, establishing the modest math genius as one of our

Sep 2, 2015
The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More by Black, Jessica K.

The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More

Sep 2, 2015
American apostles - when evangelicals entered the world of Islam by Heyrman, Christine Leigh.

American apostles - when evangelicals entered the world of Islam

In "American Apostles," the Bancroft Prize-winning historian Christine Leigh Heyrman brilliantly chronicles the first fateful collision between American missionaries and the diverse religious cultures of the Levant. Pliny Fisk, Levi Parsons, and Jonas King became the founding members of the Palestine mission and ventured to Ottoman Turkey, Egypt, and Syria, where they sought to expose the falsity of Muhammad's creed and to restore these bastions of Islam to true Christianity. Not only among the

Sep 2, 2015
The age of federalism by Elkins, Stanley M., author.

The age of federalism

When Thomas Jefferson took the oath of office for the presidency in 1801, the United States had just passed through twelve critical years, years dominated by some of the towering figures of our history and by the challenge of having to do everything for the first time. Washington, Hamilton, Madison, Adams, and Jefferson himself each had a share in setting the nation's important precedents, in organizing the public finances, and in attempting - though with minimal success - to compel respect for

Sep 2, 2015
A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects by Albrecht, Kate, author.

A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects

"Mr. Kate (Kate Albrecht) offers a stunning collection of step-by-step personal style and home projects--woven in with quirkily hilarious stories and anecdotes. Do you dream of finding ways to infuse do-it-yourself projects into every aspect of your life and have fun doing it? From the quirky personality behind the Mr. Kate brand comes a not-so-average DIY lifestyle book that will make your dreams of creating unique how-to projects become reality. Filled with 50 unique and approachable projects,

Sep 2, 2015
Illocality by Massey, Joseph.

Illocality

"Joseph Massey composed Illocality in his first year in western Massachusetts. Massey's austere landscapes channel the quiet shock, euphoria, and introspection that come with reorientation to place. His language fights apathy with grace and sensitivity. Here are poems with their eyes on seasons, plants, sunlight, and animals, all the while looking for stability and the language to describe it."--

Sep 2, 2015
It is about Islam - exposing the truth about Isis, Al Qaeda, Iran, and the Caliphate by Beck, Glenn, author.

It is about Islam - exposing the truth about Isis, Al Qaeda, Iran, and the Caliphate

From the barbarians of ISIS to the terror tactics of Al-Qaeda and its offshoots, to the impending threat of a nuclear Iran, those motivated by extreme fundamentalist Islamic faith have the power to endanger and kill millions. The conflict with them will not end until we face the truth about those who find their inspiration and justification in the religion itself.

Sep 2, 2015
The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world by Gratch, Alon, author.

The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world

"Israelis are bold and visionary, passionate and generous. But they can also be grandiose and self-absorbed. Emerging from the depths of Jewish history and the drama of the Zionist rebellion against it, they have a deeply conflicted identity. They are willing to sacrifice themselves for the collective, but also to sacrifice that very collective for a higher, and likely unattainable, ideal. Resolving these internal conflicts and coming to terms with the trauma of the Holocaust are imperative to I

Sep 2, 2015
Life on the Ramona coaster by Singer, Ramona, author.

Life on the Ramona coaster

"A candid, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the emotional, dynamic and often entertaining life of Ramona Singer, the spunky, tell-it-like-it-is reality star whose unfiltered personality viewers have adored through seven seasons of The Real Housewives of New York City. In this alternately heart-wrenching and hilarious memoir, Ramona offers readers a look at her dysfunctional childhood, her parents' abusive relationship, her inspiring journey of renewal, and opens up for the first time about the eve

Sep 2, 2015
Louise Bourgeois - structures of existence- the Cells by

Louise Bourgeois - structures of existence- the Cells

Sep 2, 2015
The longest year - America at war and at home in 1944 by Brooks, Victor, author.

The longest year - America at war and at home in 1944

Sep 2, 2015