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Style me vintage. Home - a practical and inspirational guide to retro interior design by Harris, Keeley, author.

Style me vintage. Home - a practical and inspirational guide to retro interior design

The Style Me Vintage treatment is now given to homes--real stylish homes feature owners' stories and style notesCelebrating the perennial interest in incorporating vintage flea-market finds into interior schemes, this book is a feast of retro inspiration. With practical information on how to identitfy and source original vintage homewares, there is also plenty of inspiration on how to style your rooms according to your favored decade, whether it be the 1920s or the 1970s. There's also plenty of

Aug 26, 2015
Straight to hell - true tales of deviance, debauchery, and billion-dollar deals by Lefevre, John, author.

Straight to hell - true tales of deviance, debauchery, and billion-dollar deals

The investment banker behind the popular Twitter account @GSElevator offers a behind-the-scenes account of his wild life of excess.

Aug 31, 2015
Steppes - the plants and ecology of the world's semi-arid regions by Bone, Michael, author.

Steppes - the plants and ecology of the world's semi-arid regions

Aug 25, 2015
Stagg vs. Yost - the birth of cutthroat football by Kryk, John.

Stagg vs. Yost - the birth of cutthroat football

Aug 27, 2015
Spirituality of gratitude - the unexpected blessings of thankfulness by Kang, Joshua Choonmin.

Spirituality of gratitude - the unexpected blessings of thankfulness

Aug 26, 2015
Spain - the centre of the world, 1519-1682 by Goodwin, Robert, 1969- author.

Spain - the centre of the world, 1519-1682

Describes the golden age of the Spanish Empire, which saw discovery, adventure, and political and social changes and was populated by such legendary figures as the Duke of Alba, El Greco, and Miguel de Cervantes.

Aug 31, 2015
Sonic wind - the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth by Ryan, Craig, 1953-

Sonic wind - the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth

Documents the pivotal contributions of the late scientific visionary behind the development of seatbelts and ejection seats, outlining his dramatic experiments and battles for safety legislation that have been credited with saving millions of lives.

Aug 26, 2015
So You Think You Know Indiana University Basketball? - Your Guide to All Things Hoosier Basketball by Hutchens, Terry

So You Think You Know Indiana University Basketball? - Your Guide to All Things Hoosier Basketball

Aug 25, 2015
Smokejumper - a memoir by one of America's most select airborne firefighters by Ramos, Jason A..

Smokejumper - a memoir by one of America's most select airborne firefighters

An insider account of the high-risk world of elite wilderness firefighters who parachute into deep-wilderness fire zones reveals the unique skills that smokejumpers must employ to fight dangerous fires and stay alive.

Aug 31, 2015
Sit 'n go strategy - expert advice for beating one-table poker tournaments by Moshman, Collin.

Sit 'n go strategy - expert advice for beating one-table poker tournaments

Aug 27, 2015
Sisters in law - how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world by Hirshman, Linda R, author.

Sisters in law - how Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and changed the world

An account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be appointed to the Supreme Court examines their respective religious and political beliefs while sharing insights into how they have influenced interpretations of the Constitution to promote equal rights for women.

Aug 27, 2015
Shyness - the ultimate teen guide by Carducci, Bernardo J.

Shyness - the ultimate teen guide

Aug 27, 2015
Show Me a Hero - A Tale of Murder, Suicide, Race, and Redemption by Belkin, Lisa

Show Me a Hero - A Tale of Murder, Suicide, Race, and Redemption

Aug 27, 2015
Shadow government - surveillance, secret wars, and a global security state in a single superpower world by Engelhardt, Tom, 1944-

Shadow government - surveillance, secret wars, and a global security state in a single superpower world

"In his new book, Tom Engelhardt takes in something new under the sun: what is no longer, as in the 1960s, a national security state, but a global security one, fighting secret wars that have turned the president into an assassin-in-chief. Shadow Government offers a powerful survey of a democracy of the wealthy that your grandparents wouldn't have recognized"--

Aug 27, 2015
Seismology - our violent earth by Baxter, Roberta.

Seismology - our violent earth

"This title presents the history of seismology. Vivid text details how early theories led to our modern understanding of the forces behind earthquakes and volcanoes. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible."--Publisher's website.

Aug 31, 2015
Scenes from the end - the last days of World War II in Europe by Manuel, Frank Edward.

Scenes from the end - the last days of World War II in Europe

"Frank Manuel was a young American intelligence officer during the final push into Germany in April 1945. What he experienced during those last weeks of war gave him the raw material of Scenes from the end ... What Manuel distils is the utter chaos and frequent absurdity of war in its final hour"--Jacket.

Aug 25, 2015
Sacred woman - a guide to healing the feminine body, mind, and spirit by Afua, Queen.

Sacred woman - a guide to healing the feminine body, mind, and spirit

A spiritual healer and teacher guides women through the nine gateways of initiation, offering her plan for achieving balance and health in life.

Aug 27, 2015
Saban - the making of a coach by Burke, Monte.

Saban - the making of a coach

A portrait of the influential and controversial University of Alabama football coach shares insights into his winning "Process," his early coaching years at the college and professional levels, and the defining events that shaped his career.

Aug 31, 2015
S.H.A.P.E. - finding & fulfilling your unique purpose for life by Rees, Erik.

S.H.A.P.E. - finding & fulfilling your unique purpose for life

"Rick Warren’s bestselling book The Purpose Driven® Life describes God’s five purposes for every Christian. Now Erik Rees helps you discover God’s unique purpose for your life based on the way God has shaped you. He made you marvelously unique for a reason. Tap into that reason and into the secrets of your own deeply personal makeup?the remarkable ensemble of passions, talents, experiences, temperament, and spiritual gifts that work together to make you who you are?and you’ll discover the path t

Aug 25, 2015
Romania & Bulgaria by Baker, Mark, author.

Romania & Bulgaria

Offers listings of places to stay, eat, and drink; detailed accounts of attractions; a discussion of each country's history and politics; and practical tips for making the most of a trip to Romania and Bulgaria.

Aug 31, 2015