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Netted lace - exquisite patterns & practical techniques by Morgan, Margaret, author.

Netted lace - exquisite patterns & practical techniques

Once used primarily for fishing, netting now works beautifully as a base for filet lace. While many lacemakers use commercially available varieties, Margaret Morgan wanted unique sizes and colors. So she began to make her own. Here she explains the equipment she uses and the traditional techniques she's learned, and provides 40 patterns with instructions for creating different shapes and edgings.

Jan 31, 2015
National birds of the world by Toft, Ron, author.

National birds of the world

Jan 31, 2015
My favorite cardigans to knit - 24 timeless takes on the world's most popular sweater by Forslund, Birgitta.

My favorite cardigans to knit - 24 timeless takes on the world's most popular sweater

Jan 31, 2015
Overcoming binge eating - the proven program to learn why you binge and how you can stop by Fairburn, Christopher G.

Overcoming binge eating - the proven program to learn why you binge and how you can stop

"This book has already offered tremendous help to more than 100,000 readers struggling with out-of-control eating. Christopher G. Fairburn presents a scientifically based blueprint for breaking free of unhealthy eating patterns and finding new ways to deal with the emotional triggers that lead to binges. Packed with step-by-step instructions and straight-talking advice (for example, strict dieting does more harm than good), the book cuts through the stigma and shame surrounding binge eating. The

Jan 31, 2015
The run of his life - the people v. O.J. Simpson by Toobin, Jeffrey.

The run of his life - the people v. O.J. Simpson

Jan 31, 2015
The Reaper - autobiography of one of the deadliest Special Ops snipers by Irving, Nicholas, author.

The Reaper - autobiography of one of the deadliest Special Ops snipers

A memoir by a Special Operations Direct Action Sniper traces his extraordinary career during the War on Terror, which was marked by his record-setting deployment to Afghanistan and his face-off against an enemy sniper known only as The Chechnian.

Jan 31, 2015
Preventing autism & ADHD - controlling risk factors before, during and after pregnancy by Hamilton, Debby, author.

Preventing autism & ADHD - controlling risk factors before, during and after pregnancy

Jan 31, 2015
Natural beauty by Curtis, Susan, author.

Natural beauty

An organic beauty and natural remedy resource covers everything from home remedies to natural skin care to essential oils, including recipes for such homemade skin care products as face masks and creams, deodorants, and lip balms.

Jan 31, 2015
The painting workbook - how to get started and stay inspired by Hennessy, Alena, 1977-

The painting workbook - how to get started and stay inspired

"This is not your staid, buttoned-up painting course! Instead, popular teacher and artist Alena Hennessy takes an open, unintimidating approach, encouraging beginners to play, experiment, and discover their own personal style. She offers simple step-by-step instruction, tips on tools and materials, and 50 beautifully illustrated creativity prompts--from Working in Circles and Repetition to Wash and Drip and Layering-to spark readers' imaginations. If you're seeking to add new skills to your crea

Jan 31, 2015
Performance-enhancing drugs by

Performance-enhancing drugs

"Opposing Viewpoints: Performance-Enhancing Drugs: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--

Jan 31, 2015
A parent's guide to high-functioning autism spectrum disorder - how to meet the challenges and help your child thrive by Ozonoff, Sally.

A parent's guide to high-functioning autism spectrum disorder - how to meet the challenges and help your child thrive

"Packed with real-life stories and everyday problem-solving ideas, this book has given many tens of thousands of parents the facts they need about high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome. The authors are leading experts who describe ways to work with these kids' unique impairments and capabilities so they can grow into happy, self-sufficient adults. Parents learn practical strategies for helping their son or daughter relate more comfortably to peers, learn th

Jan 31, 2015
Ötzi the iceman by Lanser, Amanda, author.

Ötzi the iceman

Jan 31, 2015
No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead by Richardson, Peter, 1959- author.

No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead

"For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. [This is] the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it. Drawing on new research, interviews, and a fresh supply of material from the Grateful Dead archives, author Peter Richardson ... recounts the Dead's colorful history, adding new insight into everything from the acid tests to the band's formation of their own record label to their massive late career success, while probing the

Jan 31, 2015
Pogue's basics - essential tips and shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for simplifying the technology in your life by Pogue, David, 1963- author.

Pogue's basics - essential tips and shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for simplifying the technology in your life

"Did you know that you can dry out your wet cell phone by putting its parts in separate bowls of uncooked rice? That you can scroll through a website using only your spacebar? That if you type your airline and flight number in to Google, it tells you where your flight is, the gate, terminal, and how long until it lands? ... Pogue's tips have earned him 1.5 million followers on Twitter. And now that he writes his columns for Yahoo Tech, the audience for this advice has grown by millions more. Her

Jan 31, 2015
Picnic in Provence - A Memoir With Recipes by Bard, Elizabeth

Picnic in Provence - A Memoir With Recipes

Jan 31, 2015
Reach - 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding by Jealous, Ben (EDT)/ Shorters, Trabian (EDT)/ Simmons, Russell (FRW)

Reach - 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding

Jan 31, 2015
Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease for Dummies by Rippe, James M.

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease for Dummies

Jan 31, 2015
The orbital perspective - lessons in seeing the big picture from a journey of seventy-one million miles by Garan, Ron, Jr. (Ronald J.), 1961-

The orbital perspective - lessons in seeing the big picture from a journey of seventy-one million miles

"For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was a powerful, transformative experience-one that he believes holds the key to solving our problems here on Earth. On space walks and through windows, Garan was struck by the stunning beauty of the Earth from space but sobered by knowing how much needed to be done to help this troubled planet. And yet on the International Space Station, Garan, a former fighter pilot, was working work side by side with Russians, who only a few y

Jan 31, 2015
Power Tools for Synthesizer Programming - The Ultimate Reference for Sound Design by Aikin, Jim

Power Tools for Synthesizer Programming - The Ultimate Reference for Sound Design

Jan 31, 2015
See mom run - every mother's guide to getting fit and running her first 5K by Searfoss, Megan.

See mom run - every mother's guide to getting fit and running her first 5K

Jan 31, 2015