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Workbook for women - Saving your marriage before it starts / seven questions to ask before-- and after-- you marry by Parrott, Les, author.

Workbook for women - Saving your marriage before it starts / seven questions to ask before-- and after-- you marry

Apr 14, 2015
Workbook for men - Saving your marriage before it starts / seven questions to ask before-- and after-- you marry by Parrott, Les, author.

Workbook for men - Saving your marriage before it starts / seven questions to ask before-- and after-- you marry

Apr 14, 2015
Yves Saint Laurent by Lowit, Roxanne, photographer.

Yves Saint Laurent

A dazzling portrait of Yves Saint Laurent and his world of fashion over the last twenty-five years of his career, by legendary pioneer of backstage fashion photography, Roxanne Lowit. Yves Saint Laurent is a name synonymous with style, elegance, and high fashion. When he came on the scene at Dior and then started his own line, he quickly changed the way people regarded haute couture and the world of fashion itself. He revolutionized women's eveningwear when he introduced le smoking, a woman's tu

Apr 14, 2015
Your child in the hospital - a practical guide for parents by Keene, Nancy, author.

Your child in the hospital - a practical guide for parents

Provides helpful tips and home-grown wisdom that will make any visit to the hospital easier. It explains how to prepare your child, cope with procedures, plan for surgery, communicate with doctors and nurses, and deal with bills and insurance. Woven throughout the text are encouraging stories from parents who have been through the experience of having a child in the hospital. Includes a packing list, hospital journal for children, and helpful resources for parents.

Apr 14, 2015
Vanilla table - the essence of exquisite cooking from the world's best chefs by MacAller, Natasha.

Vanilla table - the essence of exquisite cooking from the world's best chefs

With the help of 33 outstanding chefs, who have each contributed a "vanilla plate", the author has created a truly global compendium of vanilla expertise, showcasing this most exotic and yet everyday spice in over 100 vanilla dishes.

Apr 14, 2015
What to do to retire successfully - navigating psychological, financial and lifestyle hurdles by Goldstein, Martin B., author.

What to do to retire successfully - navigating psychological, financial and lifestyle hurdles

A blend of actual retirement scenarios intermingled with healthy, practical advice from a respected neuropsychiatrist, who is a fellow retiree with a wonderfully optimistic glass-half-full philosophy on living a fulfilling retirement life. Dr. Goldstein taps into his financial and psychiatric background as he explores the potential pitfalls of life after career's end, while providing helpful, proven solutions for a feasible and effective adjustment into retirement. He also analyzes how a range o

Apr 14, 2015
Sneaky math - a graphic primer with projects - ace the basics of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus with everyday things by Tymony, Cy, author.

Sneaky math - a graphic primer with projects - ace the basics of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus with everyday things

Apr 14, 2015
Where the bird sings best by Jodorowsky, Alejandro, author

Where the bird sings best

In this wildly imaginative, powerfully moving, "psychomagical" autobiography-cum-novel, Alejandro Jodorowsky tells the story of how his Ukrainian Jewish grandfather, his fiery wife, Teresa, and their four children moved to Chile under fake passports and assumed Christian identities, with only a half-kopek to their name and no idea how they'd forge their new lives. His book is a visionary family saga filled with ancestors both mythical and real including bee-covered relatives, women who commune w

Apr 14, 2015
Turn my mourning into dancing - moving through hard times with hope by Nouwen, Henri J. M.

Turn my mourning into dancing - moving through hard times with hope

This deeply comforting, deeply realistic book, gleaned from the unpublished writings of the beloved author, lecturer, and pastor Henri Nouwen, focuses not on how we can survive hard times but on how we can live fully in the midst of them and beyond. Drawn from the deep well of Nouwen's experience as a pastor, a teacher, and a thinker, it offers solace without platitudes. Ever practical, never pat or simplistic, it gently points the way toward a way of life that is grounded in God's constancy and

Apr 14, 2015
The spiralized kitchen - transform your vegetables into fresh and surprising meals by Bilderback, Leslie, author.

The spiralized kitchen - transform your vegetables into fresh and surprising meals

Apr 14, 2015
To the rescue - found dogs with a mission by Lufkin, Elise.

To the rescue - found dogs with a mission

"Elise Lufkin and Diana Walker once again present a moving collection of profiles, in beautiful, duotone photographs and moving text, of dogs that have found new lives after being "throw away" dogs. Each dog (and one cat) profiled has had a rough past, suffering abuse or extreme neglect at the hands of humans. Some dogs featured here have become therapy dogs for hospitals and nursing homes; reading partners for children; friends to at risk teens and the injured in veterans affairs hospitals; ser

Apr 14, 2015
Think like a baby - 33 simple research experiments you can do at home to better understand your child's developing mind by Ankowski, Amber. author.

Think like a baby - 33 simple research experiments you can do at home to better understand your child's developing mind

"This book gives parents tremendous insight into their children's physical, cognitive, language, and social development Think Like a Baby features 33 lab-tested research experiments parents can easily re-create at home to give them tremendous insight into their children's physical, cognitive, language, and social development. Presented in a lighthearted, entertaining, yet authoritative manner, each experiment is followed by a discussion of its practical implications for parents--why to bring mor

Apr 14, 2015
A tender struggle - story of a marriage by Bremer, Krista, author.

A tender struggle - story of a marriage

Apr 14, 2015
Take back your life - recovering from cults and abusive relationships by Lalich, Janja.

Take back your life - recovering from cults and abusive relationships

Apr 14, 2015
The summer table - recipes and menus for casual outdoor entertaining by Lemke, Lisa, 1981- author.

The summer table - recipes and menus for casual outdoor entertaining

"Summertime--and the outdoor entertaining is easy! Warm the grill, whip up some sides and sweets, and prepare to share these simple, delicious dishes. Festive menus feature a Mexican Grill Party, Father's Day Barbecue, Beach Buffet, and Cocktail Party, along with picnics, pizza, lunches, and brunches. Filled with cooking tips and ideas for marinades, sauces, salsas, and more, The Summer Table celebrates the season's best"--

Apr 14, 2015
A stranger's mirror - new and selected poems, 1994-2014 by Hacker, Marilyn, 1942- author.

A stranger's mirror - new and selected poems, 1994-2014

Drawing on two decades worth of award-winning poetry, Marilyn Hacker's generous selections in A Stranger's Mirror include work from four previous volumes along with twenty-five new poems, ranging in locale from a solitary bedroom to a refugee camp.

Apr 14, 2015
Sickened - the true story of a lost childhood by Gregory, Julie, 1969-

Sickened - the true story of a lost childhood

A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctors examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she is tall, skinny, and weak. It's four o'clock, and she hasn't been allowed to eat anything all day. Her mother, on the other hand, seems curiously excited. She's about to suggest open-heart surgery on her child to "get to the bottom of this". She checks her teeth for lipstick and, as the doctor enters, shoots the girl a warning glance. This child will not ruin her

Apr 14, 2015
Shenandoah - a story of conservation and betrayal by Eisenfeld, Sue.

Shenandoah - a story of conservation and betrayal

Apr 14, 2015
The Shakespeare book by

The Shakespeare book

"Whether you are new to the poetry and proses of Shakespeare, and in need of a guide through the complex plots and unfamiliar language, or looking for a fresh perspective on his much-loved plays and sonnets, this book will shed light on the work of one of world literature's greatest figures"--Page [4] of cover.

Apr 14, 2015
The rescued dog problem solver - stories of inspiration and step-by-step training techniques to ensure your rescue success by Libby, Tracy, 1958-

The rescued dog problem solver - stories of inspiration and step-by-step training techniques to ensure your rescue success

Apr 14, 2015