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A Sugar Creek chronicle - observing climate change from a midwestern woodland by Mutel, Cornelia Fleischer.

A Sugar Creek chronicle - observing climate change from a midwestern woodland

Jun 30, 2016
Styling nature - a masterful approach to floral arrangements by Miller, Lewis (Floral designer), author.

Styling nature - a masterful approach to floral arrangements

Renowned New York{u2013}based floral designer Lewis Miller presents a fresh take on the arrangement and display of flowers{u2014}discussing the approach to and the inspiration behind his lavish creations. Lewis Miller{u2019}s first book features lush, naturally lit still lifes of his beautiful arrangements and compositions. The designer, who has a background in horticulture and landscape design, describes his work as "sumptuous nature."

Jun 30, 2016
Stars in the ring - Jewish champions in the golden age of boxing - a photographic history by Silver, Mike, 1945- author.

Stars in the ring - Jewish champions in the golden age of boxing - a photographic history

"For more than sixty years--from the 1890s to the 1950s--boxing was an integral part of American popular culture and a major spectator sport rivaling baseball in popularity. ... In the period from 1901 to 1939, 29 Jewish boxers were recognized as world champions and more than 160 Jewish boxers ranked among the top contenders in their respective weight divisions. Stars in the Ring, by renowned boxing historian Mike Silver, presents this vibrant social history in the first illustrated encyclopedic

Jun 30, 2016
Roots and sky - a journey home in four seasons by Purifoy, Christie.

Roots and sky - a journey home in four seasons

"When Christie Purifoy arrived at Maplehurst that September, she was heavily pregnant with both her fourth child and her dreams of creating a sanctuary that would be a fixed point in her busily spinning world. The sprawling Victorian farmhouse sitting atop a Pennsylvania hill held within its walls the possibility of a place where her family could grow, where friends could gather, and where Christie could finally grasp and hold the thing we all long for--home ... Anyone who has felt the longing f

Jun 30, 2016
Outlander kitchen - the official Outlander companion cookbook by Carle-Sanders, Theresa, author.

Outlander kitchen - the official Outlander companion cookbook

"Professional chef and founder of OutlanderKitchen.com Theresa Carle-Sanders offers up this extraordinary cuisine for your table. Featuring more than one hundred recipes, "Outlander Kitchen" retells Claire and Jamie's incredible story through the flavors of the Scottish Highlands, the French Revolution, and beyond. Following the high standards for prodigious research and boundless creativity set by Diana Gabaldon herself, Carle-Sanders draws on the events and characters of the novels to deliver

Jun 30, 2016
The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future by Inman, Mason, author.

The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future

Describes the life and career of the geophysicist and Shell Oil researcher who shocked the scientific community with his brilliance but also with his controversial predictions about the peak and steady decline of American oil production.

Jun 30, 2016
One magic square - vegetable gardening - the easy, organic way to grow your own food on a 3-foot square by Houbein, Lolo, author.

One magic square - vegetable gardening - the easy, organic way to grow your own food on a 3-foot square

"Lolo Houbein has 40 years worth of gardening wisdom to share on how to coax an abundance of organic food from a plot that is just 3 feet square, including sustainable and cost-effective techniques; over 40 themed plot designs; tips on drying, freezing, pickling; and gardening philosophy"--Adapted from publisher description.

Jun 30, 2016
NutriSearch comparative guide to nutritional supplements by MacWilliam, Lyle Dean.

NutriSearch comparative guide to nutritional supplements

Jun 30, 2016
Magic and loss - the Internet as art by Heffernan, Virginia, 1969- author.

Magic and loss - the Internet as art

"A digital-culture expert who writes for The New York Times Magazine discusses the logic, aesthetics, cultural potential and societal impact of the Internet, a medium that favors speed, accuracy, wit, prolificacy and versatility,"--NoveList.

Jun 30, 2016
Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks by Woods, Mark, author.

Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks

"From a winter in Acadia to the rising sun in Haleakala, one man's year spent in the National Parks becomes a much bigger and empowering personal journey,"--NoveList.

Jun 30, 2016
Sicily by

Sicily

TRAVEL & HOLIDAY GUIDES. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guides" the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sicily" is your in-depth guide to the very best of Sicily. From the best shops and markets to spectacular areas of natural beauty, make the most of your trip to Sicily with our "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide." Visit ancient Greek temples and Roman sites, stroll along the beautiful beaches, or visit one of Sicily's active volcanoes. From the most popular res

Jun 30, 2016
Seven women - and the secret of their greatness by Metaxas, Eric, author.

Seven women - and the secret of their greatness

Collects biographical studies of seven important women in history whose successes sprang from their pursuit of God's calling, and who exemplify Christian womanhood.

Jun 30, 2016
The ultimate ambition in the arts of erudition - a compendium of knowledge from the classical Islamic world by Nuwayr, Amad ibn ʻAbd al-Wahhb, 1279-1333, author.

The ultimate ambition in the arts of erudition - a compendium of knowledge from the classical Islamic world

Jun 30, 2016
Soccer without borders - Jurgen Klinsmann, coaching the U.S. men's national soccer team, and the quest for the World Cup by Kirschbau, Erik, author.

Soccer without borders - Jurgen Klinsmann, coaching the U.S. men's national soccer team, and the quest for the World Cup

In Soccer Without Borders, journalist Erik Kirschbaum lays out Klinsmann's vision for making the U.S. men's soccer team a dominant world power for the first time in its history. Featuring fascinating insights gleaned from Klinsmann's decades of dedicated study - both as a professional striker and as coach of the German national team - this book is an immersive and unparalleled road map for how to build a winning team in the most competitive professional sport on the globe.

Jun 30, 2016
Ultimate Olympic weightlifting - a complete guide from beginning to gold medal by Randolph, Dave, author.

Ultimate Olympic weightlifting - a complete guide from beginning to gold medal

Provides illustrated, step-by-step weight lifting techniques used by Olympic athletes to develop full-body strength.

Jun 30, 2016
Utopia Is Creepy - And Other Provocations by Carr, Nicholas

Utopia Is Creepy - And Other Provocations

Jun 30, 2016
Stay, breathe with me - the gift of compassionate medicine by Allison, Helen, 1927-

Stay, breathe with me - the gift of compassionate medicine

Jun 30, 2016
Where the Jews aren't - the sad and absurd story of Birobidzhan, Russia's Jewish Autonomous Region by Gessen, Masha, author.

Where the Jews aren't - the sad and absurd story of Birobidzhan, Russia's Jewish Autonomous Region

"The story of the Jews in twentieth-century Russia as told through the strange history of the Soviet solution to the Jewish question. In 1929, the Soviet Union declared the area of Birobidzhan a homeland for Jews. In the late 1920s and early 1930s, tens of thousands of Jews moved to Birobidzhan, chased from the shtetl by poverty, hunger, and fear. Birobidzhan was written about breathlessly by a small group of intellectuals who envisioned a home built by Jews for Jews--a place where Jews worked t

Jun 30, 2016
WWE 100 greatest matches by Miller, Dean, author.

WWE 100 greatest matches

Presents the one hundred greatest matches in WWE history, featuring such superstars as Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, The Rock, and Hulk Hogan.

Jun 30, 2016
Writings on the Wall - A New Equality Beyond Black and White by Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem/ Time (COR)

Writings on the Wall - A New Equality Beyond Black and White

Jun 30, 2016