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21 things you need to know about diabetes and nutrition by Dunbar, Stephanie A.

21 things you need to know about diabetes and nutrition

"By using these healthy tips, this book will help the reader make the connection between healthy eating and managing diabetes"--

Nov 18, 2014
30 BeagleBone Black projects for the evil genius by Rush, Christopher.

30 BeagleBone Black projects for the evil genius

"Fiendishly Fun Ways to Use the BeagleBone Black!This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to program and build fun and fascinating projects with the BeagleBone Black. You'll learn how to connect the BeagleBone Black to your computer and program it, quickly mastering BoneScript and other programming tools so you can get started right away. 30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius is filled with a wide variety of do-it-yourself LED, sensor, robotics, display, audio, and spy gadgets. You

Nov 20, 2014
99 Poems for the 99 Percent by Rader, Dean (EDT)

99 Poems for the 99 Percent

Nov 18, 2014
@WAR - the rise of the military-Internet complex by Harris, Shane.

@WAR - the rise of the military-Internet complex

The United States military now views cyberspace as the "fifth domain" of warfare, alongside land, air, sea, and space. The Pentagon, the National Security Agency, and the CIA field teams of hackers who launch cyber strikes against enemy targets--and amass staggering quantities of personal information on all of us. These same virtual warriors, along with a growing band of private-sector counterparts, are charged with defending us against the vast array of criminals, terrorists, and foreign govern

Nov 18, 2014
A beginner's guide to 3D printing - 14 simple toy designs to get you started by Rigsby, Mike, 1950- author.

A beginner's guide to 3D printing - 14 simple toy designs to get you started

"A Beginner's Guide to 3D Printing is the perfect resource for those who would like to experiment with 3D design and manufacturing, but have little or no technical experience with the standard software. Author Mike Rigsby leads readers step-by-step through 15 simple toy projects, each illustrated with screen caps of Autodesk 123D Design, the most common free 3D software available. The projects are later described using Sketchup, another free popular software package. Beginning with basics projec

Nov 14, 2014
A bunch of pretty things I did not buy by Lazarovic, Sarah.

A bunch of pretty things I did not buy

A witty, gracious, and charmingly illustrated anti-consumer manifesto. Like most people, Sarah Lazarovic covets beautiful things. But rather than giving in to her impulse to spend and acquire, Sarah spent a year painting the objects she wanted to buy instead. Based on a visual essay that was first published on The Hairpin, A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy is a beautiful and witty take on the growing "slow shopping" movement. Sarah is a well-known blogger and illustrator, and she writes br

Nov 19, 2014
A chosen exile - a history of racial passing in American life by Hobbs, Allyson Vanessa, author.

A chosen exile - a history of racial passing in American life

Nov 20, 2014
A Christmas train across Canada. by

A Christmas train across Canada.

"A trip across Canada at Christmas time by train, including information on Canadian Christmas customs; provides in-depth information on Winter and Christmas events in Vancouver, the Canadian Rockies and Banff, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, and Cape Breton. Also includes crafts, recipes, and carols"--

Nov 20, 2014
A guide to reading and writing Japanese - a comprehensive guide to the Japanese writing system by

A guide to reading and writing Japanese - a comprehensive guide to the Japanese writing system

A guide to the the Japanese writing system covers all the characters in the "General Use" kanji set and detailed coverage of the"Essential" characters, with stroke counts, stroke order diagrams, and compounds.

Nov 14, 2014
A history of ancient Greece in fifty lives by Stuttard, David, author.

A history of ancient Greece in fifty lives

Nov 14, 2014
A painter's progress - a portrait of Lucian Freud by Dawson, David, 1960- author, photographer.

A painter's progress - a portrait of Lucian Freud

"For nearly twenty years David Dawson was Lucian Freud's assistant, companion, and model. Freud moved in rarefied, powerful circles and was tenacious about protecting his privacy. He also carefully avoided distraction. With few exceptions, he wanted only those he knew well, like the late Bruce Bernard, to photograph him. David Dawson, however, was in a unique position, and as Freud became comfortable in the presence of Dawson's camera, photographing became part of the daily ritual of the studio.

Nov 14, 2014
A royal experiment - the private life of King George III by Hadlow, Janice.

A royal experiment - the private life of King George III

"The surprising, deliciously dramatic, and ultimately heartbreaking story of King George III's radical pursuit of happiness in his private life with Queen Charlotte and their 15 children. In the U.S., Britain's George III, the protagonist of A Royal Experiment, is known as the king from whom Americans won their independence and as "the mad king," but in Janice Hadlow's groundbreaking and entertaining new biography, he is another character altogether--compelling and relatable. He was the first of

Nov 20, 2014
AAA road atlas 2015 - Canada, United States, Mexico. by

AAA road atlas 2015 - Canada, United States, Mexico.

Provides detailed road maps for each state, province, and major city in North America.

Nov 17, 2014
ABCDuane - a Duane Michals primer by Michals, Duane.

ABCDuane - a Duane Michals primer

"While the work of Duane Michals has always been personal, ABCDuane is the first book to act as a visual memoir by this living legend. Duane Michals is the foremost visual storyteller of our time, and in ABCDuane, he wends through his own creative and biographical narrative in depth. The alphabet explodes into a mythopoeic system in the artist's hands, careening through the ideas, artists, and themes that obsess him. The book is heavily illustrated not only with Michals's own works--including ra

Nov 14, 2014
Afghanistan / The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture by Najib, Moska, author.

Afghanistan / The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Looks at the social life, customs, and national characteristics of Afghanistan, including coverage of such topics as values, attitudes, religion, family, food, safety, business, language, and social relationships.

Nov 20, 2014
Aging backwards - reverse the aging process and look 10 years younger in 30 minutes a day by Esmonde-White, Miranda, author.

Aging backwards - reverse the aging process and look 10 years younger in 30 minutes a day

"From PBS personality and injury prevention and recovery specialist Miranda Esmond-White comes [a] ... guide to anti-aging, arming readers with tools they need to turn back the hands of time"--

Nov 18, 2014
Alaska - a visual tour of America's great land by Devine, Bob, 1951-

Alaska - a visual tour of America's great land

A tour of Alaska's history, landscape, geography, and culture includes photographs, illustrated sidebars, little-known facts, and maps as well as travel tips and practical recommendations for visitors to the forty-ninth state.

Nov 14, 2014
Amazon Fire Phone for Dummies by Gookin, Dan

Amazon Fire Phone for Dummies

Nov 20, 2014
America in retreat - the new isolationism and the coming global disorder by Stephens, Bret, author.

America in retreat - the new isolationism and the coming global disorder

Nov 20, 2014
America's pastor - Billy Graham and the shaping of a nation by Wacker, Grant, 1945-

America's pastor - Billy Graham and the shaping of a nation

Nov 20, 2014