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'74 and sunny by Benza, A. J., author.

'74 and sunny

Jul 27, 2015
100 places in France every woman should go by DeSanctis, Marcia.

100 places in France every woman should go

"Told in a series of stylish, original essays, 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is for the serious Francophile, the woman dreaming of a trip to Paris, and also for those who love crisp stories well-told. Like all great travel writing, this volume goes beyond the guidebook and offers insight not only about where to go but why to go there. A combination of keen travel advice, memoir and meditations on the glories of France and the many great women who have changed the country's destiny,

Jul 27, 2015
48 days to the work you love by Miller, Dan, 1937-

48 days to the work you love

Guides people working in jobs they hate on how to make successful career decisions by creating a compass from their natural skills and abilities, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions, directing them to a more fulfilling vocation.

Jul 27, 2015
48 days to the work you love by Miller, Dan, 1937- author.

48 days to the work you love

Guides people working in jobs they hate on how to make successful career decisions by creating a compass from their natural skills and abilities, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions.

Jul 24, 2015
A beginner's guide to machine sewing - 50 lessons and 15 projects to get you started by Collinet, Clémentine, author.

A beginner's guide to machine sewing - 50 lessons and 15 projects to get you started

Jul 27, 2015
A beginner's guide to meditation - practical advice and inspiration from contemporary Buddhist teachers by

A beginner's guide to meditation - practical advice and inspiration from contemporary Buddhist teachers

This authoritative guide to Buddhist meditation will introduce readers to the practice, explain how it is approached in the main schools of Buddhism, and offer advice and inspiration from Buddhism's most renowned and effective meditation teachers, including Pema Cho¨dro¨n, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Matthieu Ricard. Topics include how to build excitement and energy to start a meditation routine and keep it going, setting up a meditation space, working with and through boredom, what to look for when se

Jul 22, 2015
A brief history of video games by Stanton, Richard, 1982- author.

A brief history of video games

Jul 21, 2015
A Carlin home companion - growing up with George by Carlin, Kelly, 1963-

A Carlin home companion - growing up with George

"Truly the voice of a generation, George Carlin gave the world some of the most hysterical and iconic comedy routines of the last fifty years. From the "Seven Dirty Words" to "A Place for My Stuff," to "Religion is Bullshit," he perfected the art of making audiences double over with laughter while simultaneously making people wake up to the realities (and insanities) of life in the twentieth century. Few people glimpsed the inner life of this beloved comedian, but his only child, Kelly, was ther

Jul 24, 2015
A crowdfunder's strategy guide - how I kickstarted my dream company by Stegmaier, Jamey.

A crowdfunder's strategy guide - how I kickstarted my dream company

Jul 24, 2015
A hard day's write - the stories behind every Beatles song by Turner, Steve, 1949-

A hard day's write - the stories behind every Beatles song

Jul 22, 2015
A hobbit, a wardrobe, and a great war - how J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis rediscovered faith, friendship, and heroism in the cataclysm of 1914-1918 by Loconte, Joe, 1961- author.

A hobbit, a wardrobe, and a great war - how J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis rediscovered faith, friendship, and heroism in the cataclysm of 1914-1918

Explores how the events of World War I impacted the Christian theme of good overcoming evil in the works J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.

Jul 27, 2015
A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes by Rescher, Nicholas.

A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes

"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--

Jul 27, 2015
A long high whistle - selected columns on poetry by Biespiel, David, 1964-

A long high whistle - selected columns on poetry

"Over the course of ten years, poet and critic David Biespiel published a brief, dazzling essay on poetry every month in what became the longest-running newspaper column on poetry in the United States. Collected here for the first time, these enormously popular essays, many of which have been revised and expanded, offer a fresh and refreshing approach to the reading and writing of poetry. With passion, wit, and common sense, they articulate a profound and entertaining statement about the mysteri

Jul 21, 2015
A pocket guide to sharks of the world by Ebert, David A., author.

A pocket guide to sharks of the world

Sharks are some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. We still have a lot to learn about these fascinating creatures, which are more seriously threatened with extinction and in greater need of conservation and management than any other major group of vertebrates. A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World is the first field guide to identify, illustrate, and describe the world's 501 shark species. Its compact format makes it handy for many situations, including recognizing living species,

Jul 24, 2015
A Strange Business - Art, Culture, and Commerce in Nineteenth Century London by Hamilton, James

A Strange Business - Art, Culture, and Commerce in Nineteenth Century London

Jul 24, 2015
A thousand miles to freedom - my escape from North Korea by Kim, Eunsun.

A thousand miles to freedom - my escape from North Korea

"Eunsun Kim was born in North Korea, one of the most secretive and oppressive countries in the modern world. As a child Eunsun loved her country--despite her school field trips to public executions, daily self-criticism sessions, and the increasing gnaw of hunger as the country-wide famine escalated ... Her mother decided to escape North Korea with Eunsun and her sister, not knowing that they were embarking on a journey that would take them nine long years to complete ... Now Eunsun is sharing h

Jul 27, 2015
Access to Asia - your multicultural guide to building trust, inspiring respect, and creating long-lasting business relationships by Schweitzer, Sharon, 1961- author.

Access to Asia - your multicultural guide to building trust, inspiring respect, and creating long-lasting business relationships

Jul 27, 2015
Adrift - seventy-six days lost at sea by Callahan, Steven.

Adrift - seventy-six days lost at sea

' Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan's dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six weeks. In some ways the model for the new wave of adventure books, Adrift is an undeniable seafaring classic, a riveting firsthand account by the only man known to have survived more than a month alone at sea, fighting for his life in an inflatable raft after his small sloop capsized only six days out. "Utterly absorbing

Jul 21, 2015
Air Force - an illustrated history - the U.S. Air Force from the 1910s to the twenty-first century by Hearn, Chester G, author.

Air Force - an illustrated history - the U.S. Air Force from the 1910s to the twenty-first century

Traces the history of the United States Air Force from the Aeronautical Division developed by the US Army's Signal Corps in 1907 through today, examining specific conflicts, aircraft, raids, operations, and personnel.

Jul 24, 2015
All points patchwork - English paper piecing beyond the hexagon for quilts and small projects by Gilleland, Diane.

All points patchwork - English paper piecing beyond the hexagon for quilts and small projects

The key to perfect patchwork is getting all of the points to match up -- which is no easy feat! Thanks to the rediscovery of a traditional technique known as English paper piecing, success is now possible for quilters of all levels. By cutting the desired shapes from paper, basting the paper to the back of your fabric, and then hand-sewing the pieces together, you'll ensure perfectly matched points every time. This complete course in English paper piecing takes you far beyond traditional hexagon

Jul 27, 2015