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Drop the act, it's exhausting! - free yourself from your so-called put-together life by Cohen, Beth Thomas, author.

Drop the act, it's exhausting! - free yourself from your so-called put-together life

Feb 13, 2016
Donovan's Devils - OSS commandos behind enemy lines - Europe, World War II by Lulushi, Albert, author.

Donovan's Devils - OSS commandos behind enemy lines - Europe, World War II

Feb 13, 2016
Dog training by Anderson, Teoti, author

Dog training

Feb 13, 2016
Dachshund by Frischmann, Carol.

Dachshund

Feb 13, 2016
The keto diet cookbook - 150 grain-free, sugar-free, and starch-free recipes for your low-carb, paleo, or ketogenic lifestyle by Slajerova, Martina, author.

The keto diet cookbook - 150 grain-free, sugar-free, and starch-free recipes for your low-carb, paleo, or ketogenic lifestyle

Live the Ketogenic Diet Easily and Deliciously! You love your Paleo or low-carb diet, but is it enough to give your metabolism the jolt it needs to really burn off that extra weight in order to live a healthier life? By eating foods higher in good fats, moderate protein, and little-to-no carbohydrates, you'll feel less hungry. Not only that, but your body begins to burn fats stores instead of the carbohydrates and glucose that usually bog down your system. The KetoDiet Cookbook contains 150 reci

Feb 13, 2016
John Baeder's Road Well Taken by Williams, Jay (James H.), author.

John Baeder's Road Well Taken

A fascinating trip through the evocative remnants of a vanishing America, this book is also a portrait of an artist who has captured the nostalgic essence of what's been lost. In 1972, John Baeder (b. 1938) left a career on Madison Avenue to become a full-time painter, gambling his livelihood on art dealer Ivan Karp's evaluation of his first four canvases: a diner, a motel, a gas station, a tourist camp. Based on color postcards in his growing collection of roadside memorabilia, they launched a

Feb 13, 2016
Fossils - the key to the past by Fortey, Richard A., author.

Fossils - the key to the past

"In his accessible introduction to the study and meaning of fossils, the world-renowned paleontologist Richard Fortey provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of fossils and their use in reconstructing the history of life on Earth. Extensively illustrated in full color throughout, this fifth edition of Fossils includes the most recent advances in our understanding of the fossil record and the significance of new fossil finds"--Back cover.

Feb 13, 2016
Forked - a new standard for American dining by Jayaraman, Sarumathi, 1975- author.

Forked - a new standard for American dining

An "examination of what we don't talk about when we talk about restaurants: Is the line cook working through a case of stomach flu because he doesn't get paid sick days? Is the busser not being promoted because he speaks with an accent? Is the server tolerating sexual harassment because tips are her only income? ... [This book] offers an insider's view of the highest--and lowest--scoring restaurants for worker pay and benefits in each sector of the restaurant industry, and with it, a new way of

Feb 13, 2016
Simple color knitting - a complete how-to-knit-with-color workshop with 20 projects by Knight, Erika, author.

Simple color knitting - a complete how-to-knit-with-color workshop with 20 projects

Each of the 20 projects in this book teaches you a new color-knitting technique - from working motifs in intarsia in a graphic Missoni inspired throw to creating Fair Isle patterns through stranding and weaving in the two-color snood scarf. At the same time you will consolidate and build upon those color skills already learned with the preceding projects. In addition, Erika dispenses her designer tips on putting different shades together, whether they are primary colors or neutral shades, monoch

Feb 13, 2016
Knitted animal scarves, mitts and socks - 35 fun and fluffy creatures to knit and wear by Goble, Fiona, author.

Knitted animal scarves, mitts and socks - 35 fun and fluffy creatures to knit and wear

A book with simple stitches, full instructions for making-up and clear photographs presents more than 30 animal-themed knitting projects, including a Tropical Frog Scarf, Penguin Socks and a Bear Scoodie. Original.

Feb 13, 2016
Vargic's miscellany of curious maps - mapping the modern world by Vargic, Martin, 1998- author.

Vargic's miscellany of curious maps - mapping the modern world

"Beautiful, unique, and packed with intricate and brilliant details, Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps showcases this visual artist's rare talent as never before in a gorgeous edition sure to be treasured by fans. Along with eight exquisite and unexpected conceptual atlases, he has imagined The Music Map, The Map of YouTube, The Corporate World Map, and many more. An additional fifty mini-maps of the world display a diverse list of data, such as the number of heavy metal bands per capita, the

Feb 13, 2016
Love and science - a memoir by Vilček, J., 1933- author.

Love and science - a memoir

Feb 13, 2016
Liar - a memoir by Roberge, Rob, author

Liar - a memoir

"A darkly funny, intense memoir about mental illness, memory and storytelling, from an acclaimed novelist. When Rob Roberge learns that he's likely to have developed a progressive memory-eroding disease from years of hard living and frequent concussions, he is terrified by the prospect of becoming a walking shadow. In a desperate attempt to preserve his identity, he sets out to (somewhat faithfully) record the most formative moments of his life--ranging from the brutal murder of his childhood gi

Feb 13, 2016
How to heal yourself when no one else can - a total self-healing approach for mind, body, and spirit by Scher, Amy B., author.

How to heal yourself when no one else can - a total self-healing approach for mind, body, and spirit

Feb 13, 2016
Healing oils - 500 formulas for aromatherapy by Schiller, Carol, author.

Healing oils - 500 formulas for aromatherapy

Learn to create your own personal aromatic oils for healing, pleasure, and beauty! From carpet fresheners to bath oils and holiday potpourris, the Schillers show you how to mix formulas for your individual needs.

Feb 13, 2016
Hair - a human history by Stenn, Kurt S., author.

Hair - a human history

A microhistory in the vein of Salt and Cod exploring the biological, evolutionary, and cultural history of one of the world's most fascinating fibers.

Feb 13, 2016
Liberty and coercion - the paradox of American government from the founding to the present by Gerstle, Gary, 1954-

Liberty and coercion - the paradox of American government from the founding to the present

"American governance is burdened by a paradox. On the one hand, Americans don't want "big government" meddling in their lives; on the other hand, they have repeatedly enlisted governmental help to impose their views regarding marriage, abortion, religion, and schooling on their neighbors. These contradictory stances on the role of public power have paralyzed policymaking and generated rancorous disputes about government's legitimate scope. How did we reach this political impasse? Historian Gary

Feb 13, 2016
My Hermitage by Piotrovskiĭ, M. B. (Mikhail Borisovich), author.

My Hermitage

Feb 13, 2016
Miniature schnauzer by Gagne, Tammy, author

Miniature schnauzer

Feb 13, 2016
Metropolis - mapping the city by Black, Jeremy, 1955- author.

Metropolis - mapping the city

The city: a place of hopes and dreams, destruction and conflict, vision and order. The first city atlas, the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, was published by Braun and Hogenburg in 1572 for the armchair traveller interested in a world that was opening up around him. Since then our fascination with foreign cities has not abated. This sumptuous volume looks at the development of the mapping and representation of the city revealing how we organize the urban space. From skyline profiles, bird's eye views

Feb 13, 2016