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Loving our addicted daughters back to life - a guidebook for parents by Dahl, Linda, author.

Loving our addicted daughters back to life - a guidebook for parents

The first book to address crucial factors in the diagnosis and treatment of young, addicted women, written especially for parents.

Jul 7, 2015
Liver healing diet - the MD's nutritional plan to eliminate toxins, reverse fatty liver disease and promote good health by Lai, Michelle.

Liver healing diet - the MD's nutritional plan to eliminate toxins, reverse fatty liver disease and promote good health

Jul 7, 2015
Lights & sirens - the education of a paramedic by Grange, Kevin.

Lights & sirens - the education of a paramedic

Jul 7, 2015
The League of Regrettable Superheroes - half-baked heroes from comic book history! by Morris, Jon, author.

The League of Regrettable Superheroes - half-baked heroes from comic book history!

Jul 7, 2015
Kundalini yoga - techniques for developing strength, awareness, and character by Singh Megarisiotis, Athanasios Karta.

Kundalini yoga - techniques for developing strength, awareness, and character

Jul 7, 2015
Knit your own pet by Muir, Sally, author.

Knit your own pet

Don't have a real pet? Knit one! This gorgeous new book in the Knit Your Own series is aimed at new knitters - it contains clear step-by-step instructions for all the basic knitting stitches, as well as hints and tips to get you started and build confidence. Once you have mastered the basics, simple but lifelike patterns for a range of pets include a goldfish, hamster, canary, rabbit, and even a snake. Dog and cat lovers will not be disappointed - the authors have included simplified versions of

Jul 7, 2015
Kendo - culture of the sword by Bennett, Alexander, author.

Kendo - culture of the sword

"Kendo is the first book in English to provide an in-depth historical, cultural, and political account of the Japanese martial art of swordsmanship, from its beginnings in military training and arcane medieval schools to its widespread practice today as a global sport. Alexander Bennett shows how kendo evolved through a recurring process of 'inventing tradition', which served the changing ideologies and needs of Japanese warriors and governments over the course of history. Kendo follows the deve

Jul 7, 2015
The Irish garden by Powers, Jane, author.

The Irish garden

Jul 7, 2015
Introducing JavaFX 8 programming by Schildt, Herbert.

Introducing JavaFX 8 programming

"Introducing JavaFX 8 Programming provides a fast-paced, practical introduction to JavaFX, Java's next-generation GUI programming framework. In this easy-to-read guide, best-selling author Herb Schildt presents the key topics and concepts you'll need to start developing modern, dynamic JavaFX GUI applications. The book begins with the fundamentals, including the general form of a JavaFX program. You then advance to event handling, controls, images, fonts, layouts, effects, transforms, animations

Jul 7, 2015
Improbable libraries - a visual journey to the world's most unusual libraries by Johnson, Alex, 1969- author.

Improbable libraries - a visual journey to the world's most unusual libraries

How do you use your local library? Does it arrive at your door on the back of an elephant? Can it float down the river to you? Or does it occupy a phone booth by the side of the road? Public libraries are a cornerstone of modern civilization, yet like the books in them, libraries face an uncertain future in an increasingly digital world. Undaunted, librarians around the globe are thinking up astonishing ways of reaching those in reading need, whether by bike in Chicago, boat in Laos, or donkey i

Jul 7, 2015
I'm working on it in therapy - how to get the most out of psychotherapy by Trosclair, Gary, author.

I'm working on it in therapy - how to get the most out of psychotherapy

"Millions of Americans will go to therapy this year, but veteran psychotherapist Gary Trosclair believes the vast majority of them will start the process with little to no sense of how to best use their sessions to achieve their goals. Recent research has identified effective client participation as one of the most crucial factors in successful therapy. What can one do to get the most out of their sessions to create lasting positive changes in their lives? What does it look like to "work on it"

Jul 7, 2015
Ice pops! - 50 delicious, fresh and fabulous icy treats by Roden, Cesar, author.

Ice pops! - 50 delicious, fresh and fabulous icy treats

A collection of 50 artisanal ice pops, made with fresh fruit, spices, herbs, coffee, chocolate, and nuts. Also features techniques for working with molds, choosing sticks, creating stripes and swirls, suspending ingredients, and adding decorations.

Jul 7, 2015
Scholarship handbook 2016. by

Scholarship handbook 2016.

2170 programs offering private, federal, and state money. Over 1.8 million awards including scholarships, internships, loans.

Jul 7, 2015
Life's greatest secret - the race to crack the genetic code. by Cobb, Matthew.

Life's greatest secret - the race to crack the genetic code.

Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin's hypothesis that all organisms are related, holds tremendous promise for improving human well-being, and has transformed the way we think about life. Matthew Cobb interweaves science, biography and anecdote in a book that mixe

Jul 7, 2015
Independence lost - lives on the edge of the American Revolution by DuVal, Kathleen.

Independence lost - lives on the edge of the American Revolution

Jul 7, 2015
The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age by Leopold, David, 1965-

The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age

"Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as well as on numerous book, record, and program covers; film posters and publicity art; and on fifteen U.S. postage stamps. Now, The Hirschfeld Century brings together for the first time the artist's extraordinary eighty-two-year career, revealed in more than 360 o

Jul 7, 2015
Letters from my father's murderer - a journey of forgiveness by Coombs, Laurie A., 1979-

Letters from my father's murderer - a journey of forgiveness

"An extraordinary true story of grace, mercy, and the redemptive power of God When her father was murdered, Laurie Coombs and her family sought justice?and found it. Yet, despite the swift punishment of the killer, Laurie found herself increasingly full of pain, bitterness, and anger she couldn’t control. It was the call to love and forgive her father’s murderer that set her, the murderer, and several other inmates on the journey that would truly change their lives forever. This compelling story

Jul 7, 2015
Kris Kristofferson - country highwayman by Hurd, Mary G.

Kris Kristofferson - country highwayman

Jul 7, 2015
The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games by Kaplan, Ron, 1957-

The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games

"Having grown from 390 athletes from fourteen countries to nine thousand athletes from seventy-eight countries, the Maccabiah Games (or the “Jewish Olympics,” as it has come to be known) continue to gain popularity. The Maccabiah Games, which take place in Israel, first began in 1932, and the latest games took place in July of 2013, with the debut of participants from Cuba, Albania, and Nicaragua. Sports range from table tennis to ice hockey, basketball, chess, and much more. Past participants h

Jul 7, 2015
In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights by Sardar, Zahid, author.

In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights

Jul 7, 2015