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500 felt objects - contemporary explorations of a versatile material by Mornu, Nathalie.

500 felt objects - contemporary explorations of a versatile material

Oct 23, 2014
Decision-making for dummies by Jones, Dawna.

Decision-making for dummies

Oct 23, 2014
The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah by Falk, Marcia, author.

The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah

In 5 parts. Part 1 offers parallel English & Hebrew blessings and prayers for home, synagoge, and other settings. Part 2 offers a psalm (poem) and a direction (essay) for each day between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Part 3 is parallel English & Hebrew blessings and prayers for Yom Kippur. Part 4 is a newly constructed non-hierarchical liturgy (Entering the Gates), and Part 5 is an essay about the newly constructed liturgy of part 4.

Oct 23, 2014
150 best Indian, Asian, Caribbean and more diabetes recipes by Khan, Sobia, author.

150 best Indian, Asian, Caribbean and more diabetes recipes

Oct 23, 2014
100 questions & answers about lymphoma by Holman, Peter, M.D., author.

100 questions & answers about lymphoma

Oct 23, 2014
Fodor's 2015 Walt Disney World by

Fodor's 2015 Walt Disney World

For generations, Americans have come to play and dream in Orlando. Whether visitors want to wander the halls of Hogwarts or dine with Cinderella, Fodor's Walt Disney World 2015 provides everything they need to know. Color photos and features highlight the best of the theme parks, area hotels and restaurants, golf courses and spas, and Tampa/St. Pete.

Oct 23, 2014
Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar by

Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar

A collection of appreciations of bars, some closed, some still in business, that have impacted the authors' lives.

Oct 23, 2014
The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma by Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943- author.

The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

Oct 23, 2014
Benson - the autobiography by Benson, George, 1943- author.

Benson - the autobiography

Over the course of his fifty-year career, George Benson has performed for hundreds of millions of fans around the world, received ten Grammy Awards, and recorded with some of the most revered musicians of his era. And he has finally decided to tell his story. "Benson: The Autobiography" follows the musician's remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of Dubai, and everywhere in between. His tales of scuffling on the road with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff, navigating his way

Oct 23, 2014
Are Libraries Obsolete? - An Argument for Relevance in the Digital Age by Herring, Mark Y., 1952- author.

Are Libraries Obsolete? - An Argument for Relevance in the Digital Age

"The digital age has transformed information access in ways that no one ever dreamed. But the afterclap of our digital wonders has left libraries reeling as they are no longer the chief contender in information delivery. The book explores how libraries and librarians must face the future if they are to continue to be relevant, vibrant, and enduring"--

Oct 23, 2014
1001 ways to be romantic - more romantic than ever by Godek, Gregory J. P., 1955-

1001 ways to be romantic - more romantic than ever

Oct 23, 2014
150 best breakfast sandwich maker recipes by Williams, Jennifer (Cookbook author), author.

150 best breakfast sandwich maker recipes

Oct 23, 2014
Berlin - portrait of a city through the centuries by MacLean, Rory, 1954-

Berlin - portrait of a city through the centuries

"Why are we drawn to certain cities? Perhaps because of a story read in childhood. Or a chance teenage meeting. Or maybe simply because the place touches us, embodying in its tribes, towers and history an aspect of our understanding of what it means to be human. Paris is about romantic love. Lourdes equates with devotion. New York means energy. London is forever trendy. Berlin is all about volatility. Berlin is a city of fragments and ghosts, a laboratory of ideas, the fount of both the brightes

Oct 23, 2014
George Marshall - a biography by Unger, Debi, author.

George Marshall - a biography

Presents a complete picture of the life of George C. Marshall, from his childhood and military training through his role as chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II and his leadership efforts as Secretary of State in rebuilding post-war Europe.

Oct 23, 2014
The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle by Baldwin, Peter, 1956- author.

The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle

Peter Baldwin explains why the copyright wars have always been driven by a fundamental tension. Should copyright assure authors and rights holders lasting claims, much like conventional property rights, as in Continental Europe? Or should copyright be primarily concerned with giving consumers cheap and easy access to a shared culture, as in Britain and America? --Publisher's description.

Oct 23, 2014
Cultivating garden style - inspired ideas and practical advice to unleash your garden personality by Greayer, Rochelle.

Cultivating garden style - inspired ideas and practical advice to unleash your garden personality

Oct 23, 2014
Creatures of the deep - in search of the sea's monsters and the world they live in by Hoyt, Erich, author.

Creatures of the deep - in search of the sea's monsters and the world they live in

In this updated and expanded edition of Creatures of the Deep, award winning nature and science writer Erich Hoyt gives readers a glimpse of the amazing variety of creatures found in the deepest parts of the ocean. Weaving together details from the latest scientific research about sharks, giant squid, dragonfish, huge tube worms, clams and tiny microbes of the deep sea vents, Hoyt embarks on a magical journey roaming across the abyssal plains and descending into deep sea trenches more than 20,00

Oct 23, 2014
Daily tortilla - authentic Mexican recipes by James, Ricardo, author.

Daily tortilla - authentic Mexican recipes

Sopes, Tamales, Pozole, Huevos Rancheros -- you've never had Mexican food like this! Daily Tortilla starts with the basics of tortillas, beans, rice, and salsas, and then builds to an incredibly delicious repertoire of dishes found in any family dining room in Mexico. Say adios to Americanized Mexican food -- this is authentic, south-of-the-border flavor at its finest!--Publisher's description.

Oct 23, 2014
The end of normal - the great crisis and the future of growth by Galbraith, James K.

The end of normal - the great crisis and the future of growth

"The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth, high unemployment, falling home values, chronic deficits, a deepening disaster in Europe--and a stale argument between two false solutions, "austerity" on one side and "stimulus" on the other. Both sides and practically all analyses of the crisis so far take for granted that the economic growth from the early 1950s until 2000--interrupted only by the troubled 1970s--represented a normal performance. From this perspective the crisis

Oct 23, 2014
The essential guide to home herbal remedies - easy recipes using medicinal herbs to treat more than 125 conditions from sunburns to sore throats by Wenzel, Melanie.

The essential guide to home herbal remedies - easy recipes using medicinal herbs to treat more than 125 conditions from sunburns to sore throats

Oct 23, 2014