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The Horse Encyclopedia by Edwards, Elwyn Hartley The Horse Encyclopedia

Sep 28, 2016
The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management by Dougherty, Shawn, 1960- author. The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management

Sep 28, 2016
The Jane Austen writers' club - inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist by Smith, Rebecca, 1966- author. The Jane Austen writers' club - inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist

"Pretty much anything anyone needs to know about writing can be learned from Jane Austen. While creative writing manuals tend to use examples from twentieth- and twenty-first-century writers, The Jane Austen Writers' Club is the first to look at the methods and devices used by the world's most beloved novelist. Austen was a creator of immortal characters and a pioneer in her use of language and point of view; her advice continues to be relevant two centuries after her death. Here Rebecca Smith

Sep 23, 2016
The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II by Montgomery, Ben, author. The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II

"In 1944, as World War II raged in the Pacific, a young, vivacious Filipino woman with leprosy named Josefina Guerrero was swept up in the underground guerrilla movement in Manila. The convent-educated girl who loved reading poetry and listening to Chopin and Beethoven became one of the most reliable and courageous spies for the United States in the Pacific Theater, putting her life at risk for no reward but to help the Americans oust the Japanese occupiers from her homeland. She stalked through

Sep 28, 2016
The Lotus Sūtra - a biography by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952- The Lotus Sūtra - a biography

Sep 28, 2016
The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat by Beddall, Catherine, author. The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat

Sep 23, 2016
The Missing Element - Inspiring Compassion for the Human Condition by Silverman, Debra The Missing Element - Inspiring Compassion for the Human Condition

Sep 28, 2016
The mommy shorts guide to remarkably average parenting by Wiles, Ilana, author. The mommy shorts guide to remarkably average parenting

"Ilana Wiles is not a good mother. She's not a bad mother either. Like most of us, she's normal. From the creator of the wildly popular blog Mommy Shorts comes Ilana Wiles's first humor book on remarkably average parenting. If you want solid advice about raising kids, this book is not for you. If you want to wallow in your own misery about how having kids is AWFUL, this book is not for you. This book pays homage to the every-parent and suggests that they are the people having the best child-rear

Sep 28, 2016
The myth of the litigious society - why we don't sue by Engel, David M., author. The myth of the litigious society - why we don't sue

Sep 23, 2016
The Nerdy Nummies cookbook - sweet treats for the geek in all of us by Pansino, Rosanna. The Nerdy Nummies cookbook - sweet treats for the geek in all of us

Shares recipes with bakers of all experience levels that draw their inspiration from video games, science fiction, math, comics, and other nerdy things.

Sep 28, 2016
The nightingale's song by Timberg, Robert. The nightingale's song

Presents the story of five top graduates of Annapolis who served heroically in Vietnam and rose to national prominence during the Reagan years

Sep 28, 2016
The paleo thyroid solution by Russ, Elle, author. The paleo thyroid solution

Sep 22, 2016
The path to war - how the First World War created modern America by Neiberg, Michael S., author. The path to war - how the First World War created modern America

America's entry into World War One in April 1917 marked the end of one era in the nation's history and the start of another.The Great War erupted in the midst of lively domestic debate as to what America's role should be in the global sphere. Whereas Woodrow Wilson was re-elected in 1916 by pledging to stay out of the conflict in Europe, former president Theodore Roosevelt was convinced that the war offered a means for the U.S. to become a dominant power and ensure national security.

Sep 22, 2016
The Penguin book of the undead - fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters by The Penguin book of the undead - fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters

The dead rise again in a spine-tingling collection of ghostly visitations through the ages, recorded in historical narratives, theological texts and personal letters from more than 1,500 years, showing the evolution of our thinking about zombies and other restless souls. --Publisher's description.

Sep 28, 2016
The perfect pass - American genius and the reinvention of football by Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.), 1953- author. The perfect pass - American genius and the reinvention of football

"New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach--two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s--changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school to the NFL"--

Sep 26, 2016
The periodic table in minutes by Green, Dan, 1975 June 20- The periodic table in minutes

An icon of science, the periodic table defines the fundamental chemistry of everything in the universe. In this compact yet comprehensive guide, Dan Green outlines the history, development, and working of the table, shows how its design reflects and illuminates the organization of all matter, and even explains what it has to tell us about the chemistry of distant stars and of our own bodies.

Sep 22, 2016
The platinum age of television - from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific by Bianculli, David, author. The platinum age of television - from I love Lucy to The walking dead, how TV became terrific

"Television shows have now eclipsed films as the premier form of visual narrative art of our time. This new book by one of our finest critics explains--historically, in depth, and with interviews with the celebrated creators themselves--how the art of must-see/binge-watch television evolved. Darwin had his theory of evolution, and David Bianculli has his. Bianculli's theory has to do with the concept of quality television: what it is and, crucially, how it got that way. In tracing the evolution

Sep 28, 2016
The power of Mercury - understanding Mercury retrograde and unlocking the astrological secrets of communication by McGuirk, Leslie, author. The power of Mercury - understanding Mercury retrograde and unlocking the astrological secrets of communication

"A lively guide to surviving and thriving during Mercury Retrograde--and to unlocking the astrological secrets of Mercury, the planet that rules communication. Mercury Retrograde: We've all heard about its effects. E-mails disappear into black holes. Flights are delayed and trains run late. From communication mishaps to travel breakdowns, Mercury Retrograde wreaks utter havoc on our lives. So how do we survive it, sanity and relationships intact? In The Power of Mercury, acclaimed astrologer L

Sep 22, 2016
The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness by Brown, Michael/ Hayashi, William (FRW)/ Kravitz, Judith (INT) The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness

Sep 28, 2016
The presentation of self in everyday life. by Goffman, Erving. The presentation of self in everyday life.

Parallels the roles assumed by people in their daily interactions with the performance of actresses and actors on a stage

Sep 28, 2016