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Ask Anna - advice for the furry and forlorn by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945- author.

Ask Anna - advice for the furry and forlorn

Presents a column-style advice book for dogs that shares humorous advice on coping with lazy owners, dog-park etiquette, dog breath, begging techniques, and bird catching.

Dec 18, 2014
Behind the scenes by Dench, Judi, 1934- author.

Behind the scenes

"From her first theatrical roles as a teenager in York to her ... performances as 'M' in the James Bond films, Dame Judi Dench's professional life has consisted of non-stop acting, leading to numerous accolades, including an Academy Award for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love. [This book] is a candid blend of reminiscences and photos, many of them never-before-seen from her personal collection"--

Dec 18, 2014
Backpacking with the saints - wilderness hiking as spiritual practice by Lane, Belden C., 1943- author.

Backpacking with the saints - wilderness hiking as spiritual practice

Dec 18, 2014
At home in the whole food kitchen - celebrating the art of eating well by Chaplin, Amy.

At home in the whole food kitchen - celebrating the art of eating well

Dec 18, 2014
An amorous discourse in the suburbs of hell by Levy, Deborah, author.

An amorous discourse in the suburbs of hell

"She is a shimmering, melancholy angel, flown from Paradise to save him from the suburbs of hell. He an accountant, dreaming of a white Christmas, a little garden and someone to love. A storm of romance and slapstick, of heavenly and earthly delights, in this dystopian philosophical poem about individual freedom and the search for the good life."--Back cover.

Dec 18, 2014
Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh - the Bradt travel guide by Holding, Deirdre, author.

Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh - the Bradt travel guide

Armenia has a fascinating history, a vibrant culture and magnificent landscapes--a land strewn with prehistoric sites, medieval monasteries and intricately carved cross-stones, and the most luscious apricots in the world. This completely updated edition of Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh provides the entire practical and background information needed to explore not only the best-known sites but also off the beaten track Armenia.

Dec 18, 2014
150 best dips & salsas - plus recipes for chips, flatbreads and more by Finlayson, Judith, author.

150 best dips & salsas - plus recipes for chips, flatbreads and more

Dec 18, 2014
Clean eating made simple - a healthy cookbook with delicious whole-food recipes for eating clean. by

Clean eating made simple - a healthy cookbook with delicious whole-food recipes for eating clean.

At a time when countless diets and eating plans promise weight loss by following strict rules and complicated instructions, eating clean produces the same result -- just by going back to common-sense basics. Clean Eating Made Simple shows you how to change the way you eat, and the way you feel, by simply returning to eating whole, natural food. Clean eating stresses eating a wide variety of unprocessed, unrefined foods that are simply prepared in sensible portions.

Dec 18, 2014
Barefoot to billionaire - reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer by Huntsman, Jon M.

Barefoot to billionaire - reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer

The billionaire entrepreneur and father of a former governor revisits key moments in his life that shaped his views on faith, family, and the responsibilities of wealth, describing his and his wife's commitment to donate their fortune to cancer research.

Dec 18, 2014
The art of mistakes - unexpected painting techniques & the practice of creative thinking by Rothschild, Melanie, author.

The art of mistakes - unexpected painting techniques & the practice of creative thinking

You can make art and deeply appreciate the Art of Mistakes. When it comes to mistakes, we're all experts. Really. Yet fear of making mistakes often holds us back from trying new things. Inside, you will discover how our mistakes can be powerful opportunities for new ideas that we could never think up deliberately. Whether you are a seasoned artist, or just getting started, learning to embrace and use mistakes can spell the beginning of a new chapter in your art-making life. Perhaps you were told

Dec 18, 2014
Blogging for writers - how authors & writers build successful blogs by Houghton, Robin, author.

Blogging for writers - how authors & writers build successful blogs

Dec 18, 2014
Cambodia and Laos by Chandler, David, 1962- author.

Cambodia and Laos

Dec 18, 2014
Cambodia by Ray, Nick (Travel writer), author.

Cambodia

1 best-selling guide to Cambodia Lonely Planet Cambodia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the magnificent temples of Angkor, experience the best and worst of Cambodian history at the capital, or taste the subtle spices of Khmer cuisine; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Cambodia and begin your journey now! Covers Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Angkor, Koh Kong, Kampot, the South Coast

Dec 18, 2014
The blues - a visual history - 100 years of music that changed the world by Evans, Mike, 1941 October 30- author.

The blues - a visual history - 100 years of music that changed the world

Charts the history of the blues from its rural roots int he American South, focusing on the key musicians and singers who brought it recognition worldwide.

Dec 18, 2014
The best pasta sauces - favorite regional Italian recipes by Negrin, Micol.

The best pasta sauces - favorite regional Italian recipes

"Food writer, cooking teacher, and Milan native Micol Negrin has written the first cookbook to explore the best, most authentic Italian pasta sauce recipes from a regional perspective. The culinary odyssey begins in northern Italy, where rich sauces are prepared with fresh cream or local cheese: Creamy Fontina Sauce with Crushed Walnuts and White Truffle Oil; Parmigiano Sauce with Fresh Nutmeg; Pine Nut and Marjoram Pesto. Central Italy is known for sauces made with cured meats, sheep's milk che

Dec 18, 2014
Ben-Gurion - father of modern Israel by Shapira, Anita, author.

Ben-Gurion - father of modern Israel

Dec 18, 2014
Fallen leaves - last words on life, love, war, and God by Durant, Will, 1885-1981, author.

Fallen leaves - last words on life, love, war, and God

"The final and most personal work from Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Will Durant--discovered thirty-two years after his death--is a message of insight for everyone who has sought meaning in life or the council of a wise friend in navigating life's journey ... [containing] twenty-two short chapters on everything from youth and old age, religion and morals, to sex, war, politics, and art"--Amazon.com.

Dec 18, 2014
DJing for dummies by Steventon, John, 1975- author.

DJing for dummies

DJ like a pro-without skipping a beat The bestselling guide to spinning and scratching is back! If you''ve ever spent hours in your bedroom with two turntables and an earful of tracks that sound off-beat or out of key, DJing For Dummies is the go-to guide for taking your skills to the next level. Inside, John Steventon, a successful club DJ, walks you through the basics of mixing, the techniques and tricks you need to create your own DJ style and how to make DJing work for you. Covering both dig

Dec 18, 2014
Chuck's day off by Hughes, Chuck, author.

Chuck's day off

Collects over one hundred recipes from the celebrity chef, including entre´es, side dishes, appetizers, and desserts.

Dec 18, 2014
Guinness world records 2015. Gamer's edition. by

Guinness world records 2015. Gamer's edition.

The ultimate and complete guide to videogames. The brand-new 2015 edition is packed full of the most up-to-date news, achievements and developments in the gaming world, illustrated with the best and most exciting imagery from this year's top titles. It also includes gameplay tips and hints, retro facts from classic games, and more.

Dec 18, 2014