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The official Scrabble players dictionary by Merriam-Webster (COR)

The official Scrabble players dictionary

Lists brief definitions for the thousands of two- to eight-letter words allowed to be used in the game of Scrabble.

Aug 15, 2014
Of all the gin joints - stumbling through Hollywood history by Bailey, Mark, 1968-

Of all the gin joints - stumbling through Hollywood history

Aug 15, 2014
Not that kind of girl - a young woman tells you what she's "learned" by Dunham, Lena, 1986-

Not that kind of girl - a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

"If I could take what I've learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine was worthwhile. I'm already predicting my future shame at thinking I had anything to offer you, but also my future glory in having stopped you from trying an expensive juice cleanse or thinking that it was your fault when the person you are dating suddenly backs a

Aug 15, 2014
Political order and political decay - from the industrial revolution to the globalization of democracy by Fukuyama, Francis.

Political order and political decay - from the industrial revolution to the globalization of democracy

"The second volume of the bestselling landmark work on the history of the modern state Writing in The Wall Street Journal, David Gress called Francis Fukuyama's Origins of Political Order "magisterial in its learning and admirably immodest in its ambition." In The New York Times Book Review, Michael Lind described the book as "a major achievement by one of the leading public intellectuals of our time." And in The Washington Post, Gerard DeGrott exclaimed "this is a book that will be remembered.

Aug 15, 2014
Quilt as-you-go made modern - fresh techniques for busy quilters by Brandvig, Jera, 1985-

Quilt as-you-go made modern - fresh techniques for busy quilters

Aug 15, 2014
The promise of party in a polarized age by Muirhead, Russell, 1965-

The promise of party in a polarized age

Aug 15, 2014
The Prince of Los Cocuyos - A Miami Childhood by Blanco, Richard

The Prince of Los Cocuyos - A Miami Childhood

Aug 15, 2014
The price of thirst - global water inequality and the coming chaos by Piper, Karen Lynnea, 1965-

The price of thirst - global water inequality and the coming chaos

Aug 15, 2014
A praying life - connecting with God in a distracting world by Miller, Paul E., 1953-

A praying life - connecting with God in a distracting world

Aug 15, 2014
Posterity - letters of great Americans to their children by Lawson, Dorie McCullough

Posterity - letters of great Americans to their children

A treasury of personal letters from famous Americans to their children features contributions by such individuals as Frederick Douglass, Albert Einstein, Groucho Marx, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Aug 15, 2014
To make men free - a history of the Republican Party by Richardson, Heather Cox.

To make men free - a history of the Republican Party

Aug 15, 2014
Origami ikebana - create lifelike paper flower arrangements by Coleman, Benjamin John.

Origami ikebana - create lifelike paper flower arrangements

Demonstrates how to combine the principles of ikebana and origami to create paper flower arrangements, covering such topics as basic paper folding techniques, incremental leaf sizing, and making simple makigami stems.

Aug 15, 2014
Planet of the bugs - evolution and the rise of insects by Shaw, Scott R. (Scott Richard) author.

Planet of the bugs - evolution and the rise of insects

Aug 15, 2014
Seam by Faizullah, Tarfia.

Seam

Aug 15, 2014
Scrum - The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Sutherland, Jeff

Scrum - The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time

Aug 15, 2014
Scandals of classic Hollywood - sex, deviance, and drama from the golden age of American cinema by Petersen, Anne Helen.

Scandals of classic Hollywood - sex, deviance, and drama from the golden age of American cinema

"A collection of shocking clashes and controversies from Hollywood's Golden Age, featuring notorious personalities including Judy Garland, Cary Grant, Jean Harlow, and more"--

Aug 15, 2014
The royal road to romance by Halliburton, Richard, 1900-1939.

The royal road to romance

Aug 15, 2014
Rocks - My Life in and Out of Aerosmith by Perry, Joe/ Ritz, David (CON)

Rocks - My Life in and Out of Aerosmith

Aug 15, 2014
To America - personal reflections of an historian by Ambrose, Stephen E.

To America - personal reflections of an historian

The popular historian shares his views of his own life and on the history of America, in a series of reflections on the Founding Fathers, Native Americans, Theodore Roosevelt, World War II, civil rights, Vietnam, and the writing of history.

Aug 15, 2014
Underwater photography by Friedrich, Tobias, author.

Underwater photography

Aug 15, 2014