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The book of spice - from anise to zedoary by O'Connell, John, 1972?- author.

The book of spice - from anise to zedoary

Jul 21, 2016
Brazil by St. Louis, Regis, author.

Brazil

Resident and expert authors reveal the best of Brazil, from its top attractions to off-the-beaten track wonders. New full color chapter on Brazil's amazing wildlife, and increased focus on sustainable travel, a Greendex.

Jul 21, 2016
Brazil by Robinson, Alex, author.

Brazil

Beautiful, vibrant, exuberant and welcoming, Brazil is truly a country to explore. From the miles of pristine and often deserted beaches along the coast to the mighty virgin forest of the Amazon, from the charm of cobbled colonial towns to the urban excitement of its busy metropolises, this guidebook will help you make the most of your visit to this magnificent country.

Jul 21, 2016
Bead-making lab - 52 explorations for crafting beads from polymer clay, plastic, paper, stone, wood, fiber, and wire by Powers, Heather, author.

Bead-making lab - 52 explorations for crafting beads from polymer clay, plastic, paper, stone, wood, fiber, and wire

Bead-Making Lab is organized by material, and single-spread lab tutorials for each bead design make the book simple to use. The tutorials are brief, accomplishable, and rewarding. Choose from traditional materials like paper mache and polymer clay, or opt for new materials such as resins and shrink plastic. Once you've selected your medium, follow the lab instructions for the bead-making technique of your choice. Try a new technique each week! With how-tos including molding, carving, painting, g

Jul 21, 2016
Barons of the Beltway - inside the princely world of our Washington elite--and how to overthrow them by Fields, Michelle, author.

Barons of the Beltway - inside the princely world of our Washington elite--and how to overthrow them

"A Fox News contributor reveals how corruption and waste in government begins with elected officials, and calls for an overthrow of the rich and out-of-touch American political class,"--NoveList.

Jul 21, 2016
Animals and the afterlife - true stories of our best friends' journey beyond death by Sheridan, Kim.

Animals and the afterlife - true stories of our best friends' journey beyond death

Jul 21, 2016
Bomb squad technician by Perritano, John, author.

Bomb squad technician

Discusses Bomb squad technicians, describing what they do, what it takes to be a technician, and what equipment they use.

Jul 21, 2016
Accounting for Dummies by Tracy, John A.

Accounting for Dummies

Jul 21, 2016
The apple cider vinegar cleanse - lose weight, improve gut health, fight cholesterol, and more with nature's miracle cure by Georgiou, Claire, author.

The apple cider vinegar cleanse - lose weight, improve gut health, fight cholesterol, and more with nature's miracle cure

"Apple cider vinegar has a cult following among health-conscious consumers. Not to be confused with distilled grocery-store apple cider vinegar, "ACV" is unfiltered, unprocessed fermented apple cider that is rich in bioactive components that give it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-glycemic and many other beneficial properties. This enables ACV to help everything from diabetes to heart health to weight loss, sinus congestion, and warts. THE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR CLEANSE will explain the myr

Jul 21, 2016
Bowery boys - adventures in old New York - an unconventional exploration of Manhattan's historical neighborhoods, secret spots and colorful characters by Young, Greg, author.

Bowery boys - adventures in old New York - an unconventional exploration of Manhattan's historical neighborhoods, secret spots and colorful characters

Jul 21, 2016
52 ways to connect with your smartphone obsessed kid - how to engage with kids who can't seem to pry their eyes from their devices by McKee, Jonathan R. (Jonathan Ray), 1970-

52 ways to connect with your smartphone obsessed kid - how to engage with kids who can't seem to pry their eyes from their devices

Jul 21, 2016
Building muscle and performance - a program for size, strength & speed by Tumminello, Nick.

Building muscle and performance - a program for size, strength & speed

Jul 21, 2016
3 strokes in 3 weeks saved my life by Costa, Leo, Jr.

3 strokes in 3 weeks saved my life

Jul 21, 2016
Overcomplicated - technology at the limits of comprehension by Arbesman, Samuel, author.

Overcomplicated - technology at the limits of comprehension

"You don't understand the software running your car or your iPhone. But here's a secret: neither do the geniuses at Apple or the Ph.D.'s at Toyota--not perfectly, anyway. No one, not lawyers, doctors, accountants, or policy makers, fully grasps the rules governing your tax return, your retirement account, or your hospital's medical machinery. The same technological advances that have simplified our lives have made the systems governing our lives incomprehensible, unpredictable, and overcomplicat

Jul 22, 2016
The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart by Nepo, Mark, author.

The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart

"By illuminating the art of finding and restoring what matters and by exploring the craft of awakening, The One Life We're Given affirms our purpose as not just to stay alive but to stay in our aliveness,"--Amazon.com.

Jul 22, 2016
The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future by Weitzman, S. Mitchell, author.

The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future

The Rose Temple is the dramatic, inspirational account of a woman's transformation from child Holocaust survivor to spiritual messenger. Part memoir; part call to action, it follows the life of Lucia Weitzman from a small town in Poland, where at age five she discovered her Jewish origins after the Second World War--yet remained, under often trying circumstances, with the adoptive Catholic parents who saved her--to a worldwide spiritual quest, begun in midlife long after she'd reconnected with t

Jul 22, 2016
It gets worse - a collection of essays by Dawson, Shane, 1988- author.

It gets worse - a collection of essays

"New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart. Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publis

Jul 22, 2016
High-hanging fruit - build something great by going where no one else will by Rampolla, Mark, author.

High-hanging fruit - build something great by going where no one else will

"So often in business, we're encouraged to go after the low-handing fruit. But when you choose to reach higher, you can build an incredible business, make money, and maybe even change the world. Rampolla wrote High-Hanging Fruit for others who want to succeed because of, not in spite of, their values. This book is for people who believe that it's their duty to reach higher than just the bottom line to build businesses driven by passion, purpose, and integrity. Above all, it's a call to arms for

Jul 22, 2016
Head in the cloud - why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up by Poundstone, William, author.

Head in the cloud - why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up

Looks at the state of knowledge in the American public, and demonstrates how many areas of knowledge correlate with quality of life, politics, and behavior, arguing that being knowledgeable has significant value even when facts can be looked up with little effort.

Jul 22, 2016
The girl who escaped ISIS - this is my story by Khalaf, Farida, author.

The girl who escaped ISIS - this is my story

"A rare and riveting first-hand account of the terror and torture inflicted by ISIS on young Iraqi Yazidi women, and an inspiring personal story of bravery and resilience in the face of unspeakable horrors. In the early summer of 2014, Farida Khalaf was a typical Yazidi teenager living with her parents and three brothers in her village in the mountains of Northern Iraq. In one horrific day, she lost everything: ISIS invaded her village, destroyed her family, and sold her into sexual slavery. The

Jul 22, 2016