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Anyone by Klug, Nate, 1985- author.

Anyone

May 28, 2015
Beginner's guide to digital painting in Photoshop elements. by 3D Total Publishing (COR)

Beginner's guide to digital painting in Photoshop elements.

A step-by-step, illustrated guide to digital painting in Photoshop Elements features a comprehensive review of the tools and functions available on the interface and a collection of professional digital painting tips and techniques.

May 28, 2015
Beyond words - what animals think and feel by Safina, Carl, 1955-

Beyond words - what animals think and feel

May 28, 2015
Bitcoin - And the Future of Money by Pagliery, Jose

Bitcoin - And the Future of Money

May 28, 2015
Big yoga for less stress - a simple guide to reducing everyday anxiety by Kerr, Meera Patricia.

Big yoga for less stress - a simple guide to reducing everyday anxiety

May 28, 2015
The China challenge - shaping the choices of a rising power by Christensen, Thomas J., 1962-

The China challenge - shaping the choices of a rising power

Presents a compelling assessment of Chinese-U.S. relations that challenges common misconceptions while explaining the importance of involving China in the promotion of global order while dissuading the country against regional aggression.

May 28, 2015
Bluestone - new and selected poems by Lasdun, James.

Bluestone - new and selected poems

"A generous selection that shows the poet James Lasdun at his lyrically inventive best Two men grapple with jumper cables, trying "to make a stand // in this last corner of our realm; machinery." A man on his way to see his therapist encounters a femalepolice officer in an elevator and feels himself regressing to "the original essence, the masculine / criminal salt." A teenager is tricked into eating a spoonful of lime pickle by his girlfriend's father. An Englishman in the Catskills ponders th

May 28, 2015
Boats & harbours in acrylic by Evans, Charles, author.

Boats & harbours in acrylic

Offers instructions on painting different boat scenes in acrylic, including a Greek boatyard, Swiss rowing boats, and a Mediterranean port.

May 28, 2015
Joan of Arc - a history by Castor, Helen, author.

Joan of Arc - a history

"In Joan of Arc : a history, Helen Castor tells this gripping story afresh: forwards, not backwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no one--not Joan herself, nor the people around her, princes, bishops, soldiers, or peasants--knew what would h

May 28, 2015
The 7-day superfood cleanse by Pedersen, Stephanie.

The 7-day superfood cleanse

"Harness the power of superfoods-like kale and coconut-to detox deeply and quickly! In just seven days on this amazing cleanse, you can lose up to 10 pounds, drop a dress size, get glowing skin, and even relieve your carb cravings. Sleep improves, mood improves, even mental acuity improves. Holistic health counselor and superfood expert Stephanie Pedersen explains why and how detoxes work, why this one is different from all the others, how to begin the cleanse, and how to keep the goodness going

May 28, 2015
After the dance - my life with Marvin Gaye by Gaye, Jan, author.

After the dance - my life with Marvin Gaye

The second wife of the late, legendary R&B star describes how she met the Motown superstar when she was seventeen and began a torrid love affair and marriage that was eventually shattered by drugs and family dysfunction.

May 28, 2015
The chic girl's guide to a one-of-a-kind wardrobe - altering and embellishing hemlines, sleeves, and more by Clemens, Kristina, author.

The chic girl's guide to a one-of-a-kind wardrobe - altering and embellishing hemlines, sleeves, and more

May 28, 2015
C.S. Lewis and his circle - essays and memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society by White, Roger (EDT)/ Wolfe, Judith (EDT)/ Wolfe, Brendan (EDT)

C.S. Lewis and his circle - essays and memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society

May 28, 2015
Do no harm - stories of life, death, and brain surgery by Marsh, Henry, 1950- author.

Do no harm - stories of life, death, and brain surgery

A leading neurosurgeon offers a revealing look into his life and work, discussing the triumphs, disasters, and regrets of a medical practice that carries grave risks and often requires agonizing decisions.

May 28, 2015
Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world by Otto, Kate.

Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world

"In a world of limitless technology, we are more connected than ever before, but our hyper-connected lifestyles threaten our ability to know ourselves and meaningfully interact with each other. Everyday Ambassador offers a solution to this disconnectivity paradox--reflections, everyday examples, and tools that anyone can use every day and everywhere to maximize technology's capacity for social change. With an emphasis on the core values of focus, empathy, humility, and patience, Everyday Ambassa

May 28, 2015
The Complete Guide to Beating Sugar Addiction! - The Cutting-Edge Program That Cures Your Type of Sugar Addiction and Puts You Back on the Road to Weight Control and Good Health by Teitelbaum, Jacob, M.D./ Fiedler, Chrystle/ Rawlings, Dierdre, Ph.D.

The Complete Guide to Beating Sugar Addiction! - The Cutting-Edge Program That Cures Your Type of Sugar Addiction and Puts You Back on the Road to Weight Control and Good Health

May 28, 2015
Chinese brush painting - flowers by Lok, Joan, author.

Chinese brush painting - flowers

Introduces basic brushwork found in Chinese brush painting, providing step-by-step instructions for painting thirty-six different flowers.

May 28, 2015
American enterprise - a history of business in America by

American enterprise - a history of business in America

"What does it mean to be an American? What are American ideas and values? American Enterprise, the companion book to a major exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, aims to answer these questions about the American experience through an exploration of its economic and commercial history. It argues that by looking at the intersection of capitalism and democracy, we can see where we as a nation have come from and where we might be going in the future"--

May 28, 2015
All you can pay - how companies use our data to empty our wallets by Bernasek, Anna, author.

All you can pay - how companies use our data to empty our wallets

"In All You Can Pay, Anna Bernasek and D. T. Mongan show how companies use what they know about you to determine how much you are willing to pay for everything you buy. From college tuition to plane tickets to groceries to medicine, companies already set varying prices based on intimate knowledge of individual wants and purchasing power. As the consumer age fades into history, rapidly changing prices and complex offers tailored to each individual are spreading like a fog over the free market. Da

May 28, 2015
The death of punishment - searching for justice among the worst of the worst by Blecker, Robert, author.

The death of punishment - searching for justice among the worst of the worst

Based on decades of interviews with death row inmates and guards around the country, an expert on the death penalty offers a plan for making the punishment more closely fit the crime.

May 28, 2015