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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

Dec 19, 2014
The patient will see you now - the future of medicine is in your hands by Topol, Eric J., 1954-

The patient will see you now - the future of medicine is in your hands

"In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation's top physicians, examines what he calls medicine's "Gutenberg moment." Much as the printing press liberated knowledge from the control of an elite class, new technology--from the smartphoneto machine learning--is poised to democratize medicine. In this new era, patients will control their data and be emancipated from a paternalistic medical regime in which "the doctor knows best." Mobile phones, apps, and attachments will literall

Dec 19, 2014
The philosopher's plant - an intellectual herbarium by Marder, Michael, 1980- author.

The philosopher's plant - an intellectual herbarium

Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction, and decay as illustrations of abstract concepts; mentioned plants in passing as the natural backdrops for dialogues, letters, and other compositions; spun elaborate allegories out of flowers, trees, and even grass; and recommended appropriate medicinal, dietary, and aesthetic approaches to select species of plants. In this book, Michael Marder illuminates the elaborat

Dec 18, 2014
The prepper's pocket guide - 101 easy things you can do to ready your home for a disaster by Carr, Bernie.

The prepper's pocket guide - 101 easy things you can do to ready your home for a disaster

Guides readers in preparing for disasters, including developing plans, calculating how much water is needed, and making a disinfectant cleaner from emergency kit items.

Dec 19, 2014
The reckoning - death and intrigue in the promised land - a true detective story by Bishop, Patrick (Patrick Joseph), author.

The reckoning - death and intrigue in the promised land - a true detective story

"One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII. Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British Palestine. As the ringleader of the infamous Stern Gang, also known as Lehi, he masterminded a series of high-profile terrorist attacks in pursuit of his dream. On the run from British authorities who'd put a bounty on

Dec 19, 2014
The reluctant psychic - a memoir by Saxman, Suzan.

The reluctant psychic - a memoir

Dec 19, 2014
The roll model - a step-by-step guide to erase pain, improve mobility, and live better in your body by Miller, Jill, author.

The roll model - a step-by-step guide to erase pain, improve mobility, and live better in your body

Introduces the roll model method as a way of bringing about pain relief, sharing step-by-step rolling techniques and explanations of how this system works based on the body's physiology.

Dec 18, 2014
The Rough Guide to China. by Commins, Andrew, author.

The Rough Guide to China.

This guide to China enables you to explore the sights and attractions of the country, offers advice on where to stay and eat, and comments on China's history, politics, environment, and people.

Dec 19, 2014
The science of Interstellar by Thorne, Kip S, author.

The science of Interstellar

Looks at the scientific aspects of the science fiction film directed by Christopher Nolan, delving into the theoretical physics that informed the making of the film from its inception onward due to the author's involvement as a consultant on the film.

Dec 16, 2014
The second circle - how to use positive energy for success in every situation - this book will transform your life, minute to minute by Rodenburg, Patsy, 1953-

The second circle - how to use positive energy for success in every situation - this book will transform your life, minute to minute

A leading voice and acting coach outlines a program for focusing one's energy in order to connect with others, discussing how to overcome negative patterns while managing the debilitating behaviors of others in order to bring positive qualities to the forefront.

Dec 19, 2014
The selected letters of Norman Mailer by Mailer, Norman.

The selected letters of Norman Mailer

"Mailer wrote almost 50,000 letters over the course of his life, keeping a copy of almost every one of them. He corresponded with presidents and politicians, artists and athletes, writers and editors, students, antagonists, fans, friends, his children, his loves, including his beloved sixth wife, Norris Church Mailer. Here are the letters of a precocious sixteen-year-old arriving from Brooklyn at Harvard. Here are the letters depicting the horrors of the war in the Pacific from a soldier's point

Dec 19, 2014
The sewing machine embroiderer's Bible - get the most from your machine with embroidery designs and inbuilt decorative stitches by Keegan, Liz.

The sewing machine embroiderer's Bible - get the most from your machine with embroidery designs and inbuilt decorative stitches

Dec 19, 2014
The smart guide to nutrition by Maczulak, Anne E. (Anne Elizabeth), 1954- author.

The smart guide to nutrition

Dec 16, 2014
The Smart Palate - Delicious Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle by Abbey, Tina Landsman/ Karp, Gail Goldfarb/ Schwarcz, Joe

The Smart Palate - Delicious Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle

Dec 19, 2014
The story of Fester cat by Magrs, Paul, 1969-

The story of Fester cat

"I always knew that the rest of my story is gonna be a good one. I don't know how I knew that, but I always did. Ungow! I am Fester the cat. Welcome to my book, everyone! From when he first ambled into Paul Magrs's yard-skinny, covered in flea bites, and missing all but one and a half teeth-Fester knew he'd found his family. Paul and his partner, Jeremy, thought it was the ragged black-and-white stray, tired from a rough life on the streets, who was in desperate need of support. But clever Feste

Dec 18, 2014
The supplement handbook - a trusted expert's guide to what works & what's worthless for more than 100 conditions by Moyad, Mark A., 1965- author.

The supplement handbook - a trusted expert's guide to what works & what's worthless for more than 100 conditions

"Nearly half of Americans use supplements and many more are curious about them, but there's a lot of misinformation out there. Mark Moyad is the only physician in the United States who has an endowed position to study vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other supplements. For the past 25 years, he's been researching supplements and using them in his practice. He's the doctor that other doctors go to when they want research-backed information on natural remedies. In The Supplement Handbook, he takes t

Dec 19, 2014
The Tao of vegetable gardening - cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity by Deppe, Carol, author.

The Tao of vegetable gardening - cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity

Dec 16, 2014
The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome - finding answers, getting well by Gambaro, Jill, 1959-

The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome - finding answers, getting well

"The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome is a compelling patient account of this controversial injury. Using layman's terms, the book describes why it's so difficult to treat, how the author learned to manage hers, and how the medical and legal systems work in conflict to those suffering such injuries. Offering hope to sufferers and their loved ones, this book captures the reality of carpal tunnel syndrome and suggests ways for dealing not just with the injury but with the systems in place to d

Dec 16, 2014
The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome - finding answers, getting well by Gambaro, Jill, 1959-

The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome - finding answers, getting well

"The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome is a compelling patient account of this controversial injury. Using layman's terms, the book describes why it's so difficult to treat, how the author learned to manage hers, and how the medical and legal systems work in conflict to those suffering such injuries. Offering hope to sufferers and their loved ones, this book captures the reality of carpal tunnel syndrome and suggests ways for dealing not just with the injury but with the systems in place to dea

Dec 19, 2014
The tyranny of silence by Rose, Flemming, 1958-

The tyranny of silence

Dec 19, 2014