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Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor by Starbuck, Margot, 1969-

Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor

Sep 16, 2014
A season on the brink - a year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers by Feinstein, John.

A season on the brink - a year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

Sep 16, 2014
Sandra Lee semi-homemade desserts - [quick and easy delicious desserts, nothing is made from scratch] by Lee, Sandra, 1966-

Sandra Lee semi-homemade desserts - [quick and easy delicious desserts, nothing is made from scratch]

Explains how to combine ready-made products with fresh ingredients to create homemade desserts with more than one hundred recipes, including butter rosettes cookies, Banana pudding bites, and pink meringue kisses.

Sep 16, 2014
Rebel Souls - Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians by Martin, Justin.

Rebel Souls - Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians

"Certain moments and settings in literary history are so dense and rich as to require a group biography. Bloomsbury, Berlin in the 20's, or the periods in Paris that inspired The Banquet Years or A Charmed Circle are among these.The birth of Bohemia in New York on the eve of the Civil War is such a moment. The brilliant, rowdy circle included Walt Whitman, Edwin Booth, the comic Artemus Ward, and reached out to involve Emerson, Albert Bierstadt, and Mark Twain. Whitman towered over this circle w

Sep 16, 2014
Rick Steves' Europe through the back door 2015. by Steves, Rick, 1955-

Rick Steves' Europe through the back door 2015.

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you "really" need to know when traveling through Europe, including how to: Plan your itinerary and maximize your time Pack light--and right Find good-value hotels and restaurants Travel smoothly by train, bus, car, and plane Avoid crowds and tourist scams Hurdle the language barrier Understand cultural differences and connect with locals Save money while enjoying the trip of a lifetime After 30 years of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel sk

Sep 16, 2014
Is Paris burning? by Collins, Larry.

Is Paris burning?

Sep 16, 2014
Hand-lettering Ledger by McDevitt, Mary Kate.

Hand-lettering Ledger

Sep 16, 2014
Gaza - a history by Filiu, Jean-Pierre, author.

Gaza - a history

"Through its millennium-long existence, Gaza has often been bitterly disputed while simultaneously and paradoxically enduring prolonged neglect. Squeezed between the Negev and Sinai desert on the one hand and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, Gaza was contested by the Pharaohs, the Persians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Fatimids, the Mamluks, the Crusaders, and the Ottomans. Napoleon had to secure it in 1799 to launch his failed campaign on Palestine. In 1917, the Bri

Sep 16, 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

Paul Miller shares his insights and conclusions about how to connect the broken pieces of your life and allow prayer -- even poorly delivered -- to fill the gaps with meaning and substance. --from publisher description

Sep 16, 2014
Inspired to design - seven steps to successful art quilts by Barton, Elizabeth, 1949-

Inspired to design - seven steps to successful art quilts

Sep 16, 2014
Masked - the life of Anna Leonowens, schoolmistress at the court of Siam by Habegger, Alfred, author.

Masked - the life of Anna Leonowens, schoolmistress at the court of Siam

Sep 16, 2014
London by Barber, Emily, author.

London

Sep 16, 2014
Non campus mentis - world history according to college students by Henriksson, Anders.

Non campus mentis - world history according to college students

Presents a collection of bloopers, malapropisms, revisionist histories, and interpretations of history from college students' term papers and blue book examinations.

Sep 16, 2014
Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s by Foley, Michael S.

Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s

"An on-the-ground history of ordinary Americans who took to the streets when political issues became personal. It is widely believed that Americans of the 1970s and '80s were exhausted by the upheavals of the '60s and eager to retreat to the private realm. When they did take action, it was mainly to express their disillusionment with government by supporting the right. In fact, as Michael Stewart Foley shows, neither of these assumptions is correct. On the community level, the 1970s and '80s saw

Sep 16, 2014
Founders as fathers - the private lives and politics of the American revolutionaries by Glover, Lorri, 1967-

Founders as fathers - the private lives and politics of the American revolutionaries

Sep 16, 2014
The everything essential music theory book by Schonbrun, Marc.

The everything essential music theory book

Sep 16, 2014
The everything Brazilian cookbook by Blazes, Marian.

The everything Brazilian cookbook

Sep 16, 2014
Electric fencing - how to choose, build, and maintain the best fence for your plants and animals by Hansen, Ann Larkin.

Electric fencing - how to choose, build, and maintain the best fence for your plants and animals

Cost-effective and versatile, portable electric fencing is an essential tool for successful rotational grazing, and it can be used to protect everything from seedling trees to beehives and chickens. Ann Larking Hansen, an experienced farmer and author, offers practical advice for choosing the right fencing for your needs, planning and installing your fence, and performing ongoing testing and maintenance.--COVER.

Sep 16, 2014
Ecology of the planted aquarium - a practical manual and scientific treatise for the home aquarist by Walstad, Diana L.

Ecology of the planted aquarium - a practical manual and scientific treatise for the home aquarist

Sep 16, 2014
The battles of Monte Cassino - the campaign and its controversies by Harper, Glyn, 1958-

The battles of Monte Cassino - the campaign and its controversies

"The Allied forces' actions in and around Monte Cassino in Italy remain some of the most controversial of the Second World War. Adolf Hitler described them as the battles that came closest to the bitter struggles on the Western Front. The name Cassino has become a touchstone for New Zealanders as a result of the crucial role played there by Kiwi forces, and the controversy surrounding the battles refuses to die down. This reappraisal of the battles brings new information about the events at Cass

Sep 16, 2014