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The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage by Kelly, Clara Olink.

The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage

Jul 7, 2015
Fear and the muse kept watch - the Russian masters--from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein--under Stalin by McSmith, Andy.

Fear and the muse kept watch - the Russian masters--from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein--under Stalin

Jul 7, 2015
Fashion in the Middle Ages by Scott, Margaret, 1951-

Fashion in the Middle Ages

Explore medieval fashions through illuminated manuscripts, from the luxurious attire of royalty to the modest clothes worn by the peasantry to medieval depictions of ancient and biblical garments.

Jul 7, 2015
Fantasy islands - Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis by Sze, Julie, author.

Fantasy islands - Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis

"The rise of China and its status as a leading global factory--combined with an increasing worldwide desire for inexpensive toys, clothes, and food--are altering the way people live and consume. At the same time, the world appears wary of the real costs of this desire: toys drenched in lead paint, dangerous medicines, and tainted pet food. Examining sites in China, including the plan for a new eco-city called Dongtan on the island of Chongming, suburbanization projects, and the Shanghai World Ex

Jul 7, 2015
The Big Jones cookbook - recipes for savoring the heritage of regional Southern cooking by Fehribach, Paul, author.

The Big Jones cookbook - recipes for savoring the heritage of regional Southern cooking

A cookbook of Southern cuisine as featured at Big Jones Restaurant in Chicago, Illinois.

Jul 7, 2015
The easy vegetarian kitchen - 50 classic recipes with seasonal variations for hundreds of fast, delicious plant-based meals by Alderson, Erin (Food writer)

The easy vegetarian kitchen - 50 classic recipes with seasonal variations for hundreds of fast, delicious plant-based meals

Jul 7, 2015
Dreams at the threshold - guidance, comfort, and healing at the end of life by Van Bronkhorst, Jeanne, 1962-

Dreams at the threshold - guidance, comfort, and healing at the end of life

Jul 7, 2015
Daisy Turner's kin - an African American family saga by Beck, Jane C., 1941- author.

Daisy Turner's kin - an African American family saga

Jul 7, 2015
Daily greens 4-day cleanse - jump start your health, reset your energy, and look and feel better than ever! by Martin, Shauna R., author.

Daily greens 4-day cleanse - jump start your health, reset your energy, and look and feel better than ever!

Features four key seasonal cleanses: New Year, Spring, Summer, and Fall, as well as seventy juice and meal recipes that will reset your mind and body.

Jul 7, 2015
Crochet so lovely - 21 carefree lace designs by Omdahl, Kristin.

Crochet so lovely - 21 carefree lace designs

Jul 7, 2015
The complete guide to even more vegan food substitutions - the latest and greatest methods for veganizing anything using more natural, plant-based ingredients by Newman, Joni-Marie

The complete guide to even more vegan food substitutions - the latest and greatest methods for veganizing anything using more natural, plant-based ingredients

Jul 7, 2015
Common sense pregnancy - navigating a healthy pregnancy & birth for mother & baby by Faulkner, Jeanne.

Common sense pregnancy - navigating a healthy pregnancy & birth for mother & baby

"JEANNE FAULKNER has worked in women's health for 30 years, first in doctor's offices, free clinics, and classrooms and then as a registered nurse, specializing in obstetrics, labor and delivery, and neonatal care. She began her career as a journalist in 2002 and currently writes the weekly column Ask the Labor Nurse for FitPregnancy.com. She contributes articles about health, medicine, food, parenting, travel, and lifestyle issues to such publications as Fit Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Shape, Better

Jul 7, 2015
Coffee nerd - how to have your coffee and drink it too by Brown, Ruth, 1985- author.

Coffee nerd - how to have your coffee and drink it too

Jul 7, 2015
Classic recipes for modern people by Sussman, Max, 1982- author.

Classic recipes for modern people

New York chef-brothers reimagine classic dishes from America and across the globe, making them easier, more accessible, and modern.

Jul 7, 2015
Chloe Sevigny. by Sevigny, Chloe, author.

Chloe Sevigny.

This volume is a deeply personal illustrated chronicle of the evolution of Sevigny's unique style throughout her career: from a teenage skater girl to award-winning film actress and fashion designer. The book includes early personal photos of Chloe taken by her high school friends; film stills; modelling appearances for brands such as Miu Miu and Chloe; magazine editorials for Purple, i-D, and The Face by top photographers; and homages by artists such as Elizabeth Peyton and Karen Kilimnik.

Jul 7, 2015
Caesar's legion - the epic saga of Julius Caeser's elite Tenth Legion and the armies of Rome by Dando-Collins, Stephen.

Caesar's legion - the epic saga of Julius Caeser's elite Tenth Legion and the armies of Rome

Jul 7, 2015
Buddhism for couples - a calm approach to relationships by Napthali, Sarah, 1967-

Buddhism for couples - a calm approach to relationships

"Learn Buddhist principles that can help enrich your romantic life, your life in general, and the lives of those around you. Surely a happy marriage for a normally adjusted couple is a simple matter of give-and-take-some patience, tolerance, and just trying to be cheerful as often as possible. There is no shortage of books providing relationship advice that can help us with these matters. But Buddhist teachings address more than just surface knowledge, and guide us to delve deeper into our psych

Jul 7, 2015
Desert diplomat - inside Saudi Arabia following 9/11 by Jordan, Robert W., 1945-

Desert diplomat - inside Saudi Arabia following 9/11

Jul 7, 2015
Don't get too comfortable by Rakoff, David.

Don't get too comfortable

From publisher description.

Jul 7, 2015
A full life - reflections at ninety by Carter, Jimmy, 1924- author.

A full life - reflections at ninety

In this autobiography, President "Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world"--Amazon.com.

Jul 7, 2015