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God's smuggler by Andrew, Brother.

God's smuggler

Jul 25, 2014
Good morning, Mr. Mandela by La Grange, Zelda, author.

Good morning, Mr. Mandela

A memoir by Nelson Mandela's trusted assistant for almost twenty years tells the story of how a young woman's life, beliefs, prejudices--everything she once believed--were transformed by the man she had been taught was the enemy.

Jul 25, 2014
Gratitude and trust - six affirmations that will change your life by Williams, Paul, 1940-

Gratitude and trust - six affirmations that will change your life

" Paul Williams is an alcoholic. Tracey Jackson is not. But together, these two close friends have written Gratitude and Trust, a book designed to apply the principles of the recovery movement to the countless people who are not addicts but nevertheless need effective help with their difficulties and pain. Williams, the award-winning songwriter, actor, and performer, has embraced a traditional alcoholism recovery plan for more than two decades of sobriety. Jackson, a well-known TV and film w

Jul 25, 2014
Guitar for songwriters by Cavanagh, Leo, 1951- author.

Guitar for songwriters

Jul 28, 2014
Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools by Beal, Susan.

Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools

"These patterns are for making home goods and accessories that are like no others. Author Susan Beal, working in partnership with Pendleton Mills, presents a collection of modern heirloom projects to sew and enjoy for generations. From the sweet, simpleprimer on techniques (working with wool fabrics, hand-stitching, machine sewing, and quilting) to each individual project's detailed instructions (with tips on cutting, pressing, top-stitching, hand-tying, and more) Susan's passion for sewing shi

Jul 25, 2014
Has child behavior worsened? by

Has child behavior worsened?

Explores whether or not childhood has worsened over time, delving into such topics as behavior in school, bullying, and feelings of entitlement.

Jul 24, 2014
Hats by Madame Paulette - Paris milliner extraordinaire by Schneider, Annie, author.

Hats by Madame Paulette - Paris milliner extraordinaire

Madame Paulette was Paris's queen of milliners. Born in 1900, this famed headwear designer learned her trade between the wars, and by the forties and fifties her hats crowned the heads of everyone who was anyone in Paris, and were increasingly sought by the rich and famous around the world. Film stars such as Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, and Audrey Hepburn were some of her most ardent fans, as well as royalty, including Princess Grace of Monaco and the Duchess of Windsor.Hats by Madame Paulett

Jul 25, 2014
Have a nice guilt trip by Scottoline, Lisa.

Have a nice guilt trip

"Thriller fans love Edgar Award winner Scottoline's fiction, while readers of humor and heartfelt narrative nonfiction enjoy curling up with the books Scottoline writes with daughter Serritella, who won a stack of awards for her writing at Harvard. This fourth book from the mother-daughter team addresses issues like acquiring puppies (Scottoline), attempting to date (Serritella), and figuring out whether men or canines are more difficult."--

Jul 24, 2014
Head first JavaScript programming by Freeman, Eric, 1965- author.

Head first JavaScript programming

Jul 25, 2014
Helena Rubinstein - the woman who invented beauty by Fitoussi, Michèle, author.

Helena Rubinstein - the woman who invented beauty

Jul 24, 2014
Heretic's heart - a journey through spirit & revolution by Adler, Margot.

Heretic's heart - a journey through spirit & revolution

Adler was a young woman determined to be taken seriously and to be an agent of change - on her own terms, free from dogma and authoritarian constraints. From campus activism at the University of California at Berkeley to civil-rights work in Mississippi, from antiwar protests to observing the socialist revolution in Cuba, she found those chances in the 1960s. Heretic's Heart illuminates the events, ideas, passions, and ecstatic commitments of the decade like no other memoir.

Jul 24, 2014
Hidden Tuscany - discovering art, culture, and memories in a well-known region's unknown places by Keahey, John.

Hidden Tuscany - discovering art, culture, and memories in a well-known region's unknown places

Jul 24, 2014
High Performance Python - Practical Performant Programming for Humans by Gorelick, Micha/ Ozsvald, Ian

High Performance Python - Practical Performant Programming for Humans

Jul 28, 2014
Hockey Hall of Fame Book of Goalies - Profiles, Memorabilia, Essays and Stats by Cameron, Steve

Hockey Hall of Fame Book of Goalies - Profiles, Memorabilia, Essays and Stats

Jul 28, 2014
Holistic heart - a preventive cardiologist's guide to halt heart disease now by Kahn, Joel.

Holistic heart - a preventive cardiologist's guide to halt heart disease now

Jul 25, 2014
Home grown - adventures in parenting off the beaten path, unschooling, and reconnecting with the natural world by Hewitt, Ben, 1971-

Home grown - adventures in parenting off the beaten path, unschooling, and reconnecting with the natural world

"When Ben Hewitt and his wife bought a sprawling acreage of field and forest in northern Vermont, the landscape easily allowed them to envision the self-sustaining family farm they were eager to start. But over the years, the land became so much more than a building site; it became the birthplace of their two sons, the main source of family income and food, and ultimately, both classroom and home for their children. Having opted out of formal education, Hewitt's sons learn through self-di

Jul 25, 2014
How to draw and paint fantasy combat by Stawicki, Matt, artist.

How to draw and paint fantasy combat

Jul 28, 2014
How to grow food - a step-by-step guide to growing all kinds of fruit, vegetables, salads and more by Gianfrancesco, Richard, 1972-

How to grow food - a step-by-step guide to growing all kinds of fruit, vegetables, salads and more

Everyone is growing their own food, whether to save money or to enjoy the taste and nutrition of home-grown fruits and vegetables. Here is the information you need to create a productive food garden.

Jul 25, 2014
How to Raise a Husband by Hornung, Tonilyn

How to Raise a Husband

Jul 25, 2014
How to write a winning scholarship essay - 30 essays that won over $3 million in scholarships by Tanabe, Gen S.

How to write a winning scholarship essay - 30 essays that won over $3 million in scholarships

"Provides 30 complete winning scholarship essays with analysis of why they were successful, scholarship interview strategies, Q&A with scholarship judges, 12 essays that bombed and an essay-writing workshop that covers selecting a topic, creating an outline, writing and editing"--

Jul 28, 2014