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Reclaimed textiles - techniques for paper, stitch, plastic, and mixed media by Thittichai, Kim, author.

Reclaimed textiles - techniques for paper, stitch, plastic, and mixed media

A guide to creating textile artwork includes coverage of thrifty, green, and heritage techniques while explaining how to incorporate bits of paper, fabric, plastic, and packaging for effective results.

Sep 12, 2014
Retronaut - the photographic time machine by Wild, Chris, 1970-

Retronaut - the photographic time machine

"This quirky blast to the past is a page-turner of some of the world's most jaw-dropping photographs, based on the wildly popular Retronaut.com, and Chris Wild's unique wit and oddball knowledge. A crocodile walking a child, Queen Victoria caught smiling, and ponies at parking meters, all curiously depicted in this addicting photo album through time. "An emporium of retro treasure...from shocking sculptures of the 1700s, to Kodachrome snaps of 1950s Piccadilly Circus, to biblical scenes captured

Sep 11, 2014
Retronaut - the photographic time machine by Wild, Chris, 1970-

Retronaut - the photographic time machine

"An emporium of retro treasure...from shocking sculptures of the 1700s, to Kodachrome snaps of 1950s Piccadilly Circus, to biblical scenes captured by Google Earth. Rather than nostalgia or folly, the aim is enlightenment, wonder and the pleasure of weirdness." --The Guardian Based on the widely popular blog that started as a side project in a basement, Retronaut reveals strange yet enlightening photographs from the past that somehow seem to depict another version of now. Martha Stewart as a fas

Sep 15, 2014
Richard Estes' Realism by Sims, Patterson/ May, Jessica (CON)/ Ferrulli, Helen (CON)

Richard Estes' Realism

Sep 12, 2014
Rick Steves' Europe through the back door 2015. by Steves, Rick, 1955-

Rick Steves' Europe through the back door 2015.

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you "really" need to know when traveling through Europe, including how to: Plan your itinerary and maximize your time Pack light--and right Find good-value hotels and restaurants Travel smoothly by train, bus, car, and plane Avoid crowds and tourist scams Hurdle the language barrier Understand cultural differences and connect with locals Save money while enjoying the trip of a lifetime After 30 years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel sk

Sep 15, 2014
Rickey & Robinson - the true, untold story of the integration of baseball by Kahn, Roger.

Rickey & Robinson - the true, untold story of the integration of baseball

"In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate secondhand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s, back when sportswriters were still known to "protect" players and baseball executives. That starts first and fore

Sep 15, 2014
Ripley's believe it or not! 11, Reality shock! by

Ripley's believe it or not! 11, Reality shock!

A full-color roller-coaster ride of a book combines shocking photography with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, incredible animals and bizarre humans from around the world.

Sep 15, 2014
Rules of the game by Strauss, Neil.

Rules of the game

Provides advice for men on how to approach women, ask them for dates, and get a positive response, and recounts the author's experiences with women.

Sep 12, 2014
São Tomé & Príncipe by Becker, Kathleen, author.

São Tomé & Príncipe

Sep 15, 2014
Salad samurai - 100 cutting-edge, ultra-hearty, easy-to-make salads you don't have to be vegan to love by Romero, Terry Hope, author.

Salad samurai - 100 cutting-edge, ultra-hearty, easy-to-make salads you don't have to be vegan to love

Introduces a versatile world of meatless, dairy-free dishes built on whole-food ingredients and includes recipes for dressings.

Sep 15, 2014
Salt, sweat, tears - the men who rowed the oceans by Rackley, Adam.

Salt, sweat, tears - the men who rowed the oceans

"The true-life adventure of two men who rowed across the Atlantic Ocean and the history of those who came before More people have climbed Mount Everest than have rowed across the Atlantic. For more than seventy days, Adam Rackley and his rowing partnerate, slept and rowed in a boat seven meters long by two meters wide, in one of the world's most extreme environments. This is his story of adventure, endurance, and self-discovery. They were following in the wake of pioneers. In 1896 George Harb

Sep 12, 2014
San Francisco & Northern California, 2015 by

San Francisco & Northern California, 2015

Sep 12, 2014
Sandra Lee semi-homemade desserts - [quick and easy delicious desserts, nothing is made from scratch] by Lee, Sandra, 1966-

Sandra Lee semi-homemade desserts - [quick and easy delicious desserts, nothing is made from scratch]

Explains how to combine ready-made products with fresh ingredients to create homemade desserts with more than one hundred recipes, including butter rosettes cookies, Banana pudding bites, and pink meringue kisses.

Sep 15, 2014
Sarah style by Richardson, Sarah, 1971-

Sarah style

"In the vein of Deborah Needleman's DOMINO comes the interior design book of the decade, from HGTV star, virtual sensation, and Canadian design queen Sarah Richardson"--

Sep 15, 2014
SAT subject test, chemistry by Mascetta, Joseph A, author.

SAT subject test, chemistry

Offers an in-depth subject review, test-taking strategies, diagnostic test, and six full-length practice tests with answer explanations.

Sep 15, 2014
Say goodbye to back pain. by Hiesiger, Emile.

Say goodbye to back pain.

Sep 12, 2014
Scaling force - dynamic decision making under threat of violence by Miller, Rory Kane.

Scaling force - dynamic decision making under threat of violence

Provides a range of options, from skillfully doing nothing to applying deadly force, designed to prevent violence or, if that is not possible, to defend oneself against it as effectively as possible.

Sep 12, 2014
School of Sewing - Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together by Henderson, Shea

School of Sewing - Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together

Sep 15, 2014
Science...for her! by Amram, Megan.

Science...for her!

"Megan Amram, one of Forbes' "30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment," Rolling Stone's "25 Funniest People on Twitter," and a writer for NBC's hit show Parks and Recreation, delivers a politically, scientifically, and anatomically incorrect "textbook" that will have women screaming with laughter, and men dying to know what the noise is about. In the vein of faux expert books by John Hodgman and Amy Sedaris, Science...for Her! is ostensibly a book of science written by a denizen of women's mag

Sep 15, 2014
Scottish history for dummies by Knox, William, 1948- author.

Scottish history for dummies

Sep 15, 2014