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Fast favorites under pressure by Laurence, Meredith, author.

Fast favorites under pressure

"Over 100 recipes prefected (sic) for 4-quart pressure cookers."--Cover.

Jun 29, 2016
February house by Tippins, Sherill.

February house

This volume presents the story of an extraordinary experiment in communal living, one involving young but already iconic writers--and the country's best-known burlesque performer--in a house in Brooklyn during 1940 and 1941. It was a fevered yearlong party fueled by the appetites of youth and by the shared sense of urgency to take action as artists in the months before America entered the war. In spite of the sheer intensity, the house was for its residents a creative crucible. Carson McCullers'

Jun 24, 2016
Female and armed - a woman's guide to advanced situational awareness, concealed carry, and defensive shooting techniques by Finch, Lynne.

Female and armed - a woman's guide to advanced situational awareness, concealed carry, and defensive shooting techniques

In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot. Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It's important to know how to defend yourself, and Finch provides the building blocks necessary to successfully navigate some dangerous, real-life scenarios. Be it a carjacking, robbery, or home invasio

Jun 29, 2016
Female and Armed - A Woman's Guide to Advanced Situational Awareness, Concealed Carry, and Defensive Shooting Techniques by Finch, Lynne/ Crowder, Julianna (FRW)/ Kundrat, Christine (CON)/ McNeil, Don (CON)

Female and Armed - A Woman's Guide to Advanced Situational Awareness, Concealed Carry, and Defensive Shooting Techniques

Jun 23, 2016
Fencing - skills, tactics, training by Sowerby, Andrew.

Fencing - skills, tactics, training

Provides techniques and photographs for different forms of competitive fencing, demonstrating basic movements, fighting techniques, footwork exercises, drills, and tactics to use against left-handed opponents.

Jun 28, 2016
Fencing - skills, tactics, training by Sowerby, Andrew.

Fencing - skills, tactics, training

Covers fencing techniques in a logical progression, from the absolute beginner to the advanced competition fencer. Fully illustrated with photographs showing technique sequences, correct positions, and competition situations.

Jun 29, 2016
Fighting cockpits - in the pilot's seat of great military aircraft from World War I to today by Nijboer, Donald, 1959- author.

Fighting cockpits - in the pilot's seat of great military aircraft from World War I to today

Jun 27, 2016
Figure drawing - design and invention by Hampton, Michael (Art teacher), author.

Figure drawing - design and invention

Jun 29, 2016
Figure drawing- design and invention by Hampton, Michael

Figure drawing- design and invention

Jun 28, 2016
Finding the flavors we lost - from bread to bourbon, how artisans reclaimed American food by Kuh, Patric, 1964- author.

Finding the flavors we lost - from bread to bourbon, how artisans reclaimed American food

"An award-winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine and a former restaurant cook profiles the major figures in the so-called artisanal food movement who brought exceptional taste back to food and inspired chefs and restaurateurs to redefine and rethink the way we eat,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Finishing school - a master class for knitters by Newton, Deborah.

Finishing school - a master class for knitters

"The word "finishing" fills many knitters, beginners and more experienced alike, with dread. Some even abandon projects at this stage, rather than complete the necessary steps to achieve beautiful, wearable garments. In Finishing School, master knitter and designer Deborah Newton, shares her expertise and love of (yes, love of) finishing with knitters of all skill levels. She takes them step by step through the ins and outs of blocking, seaming, edging and embellishments, giving knitting the con

Jun 27, 2016
Fitting in by Thompson, Colin, 1942- author.

Fitting in

Jun 28, 2016
Fitting in by Thompson, Colin, 1942- author.

Fitting in

"The author shares his experiences of a late Asperger's diagnosis and a lifetime of not quite fitting in, inviting readers into the life and mind of an extraordinary man,"--NoveList.

Jun 29, 2016
Fix your garden - how to make small spaces into green oases by Moseley, Jane, author.

Fix your garden - how to make small spaces into green oases

Jun 29, 2016
Fix Your Garden - How to Make Small Spaces into Green Oases by Moseley, Jane/ Strachan, Jackie/ Rollet, Claire (ILT)

Fix Your Garden - How to Make Small Spaces into Green Oases

Jun 28, 2016
Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! - the life of the world's worst opera singer by Bullock, Darryl W. author.

Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! - the life of the world's worst opera singer

"Madame Jenkins couldn't carry a tune in a bucket: despite that, in 1944 at the age of 76, she played Carnegie Hall to a capacity audience and had celebrity fans by the score. Her infamous 1940s recordings are still highly-prized today. In his well-researched and thoroughly entertaining biography, Darryl W. Bullock tells of Florence Foster Jenkins meteoric rise to success and the man who stood beside her, through every sharp note. Florence was ridiculed for her poor control of timing, pitch, an

Jun 29, 2016
Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! - the life of the world's worst opera singer by Bullock, Darryl W., author.

Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! - the life of the world's worst opera singer

Shares the story of the socialite turned opera singer who was famously untalented but incredibly successful.

Jun 28, 2016
Flyover nation - you can't run a country you've never been to by Loesch, Dana, author.

Flyover nation - you can't run a country you've never been to

A conservative radio and television personality discusses the apparent disconnect between the government and media elites on both coasts and the hardworking, God-fearing Americans who live in the rest of the country.

Jun 28, 2016
Flyover nation - you can't run a country you've never been to by Loesch, Dana, author.

Flyover nation - you can't run a country you've never been to

"Blaze TV and top radio host Dana Loesch explains that the biggest political problem today is that the people who run this country have no idea what life is really like for ordinary Americans. In fact, they have contempt for the very people they claim to represent. When the owners of a small pizza parlor in Indiana were asked by the local press whether they would ever cater a gay wedding, they said no, citing their personal religious beliefs. The internet responded with immediate outrage, postin

Jun 29, 2016
Follow me - a memoir in challenges by Dillon, Ricky, author.

Follow me - a memoir in challenges

"In this inspiring and hilarious memoir, YouTube star Ricky Dillon gives you an exciting look into his personal life and reveals the ins and outs of being a young star online"--

Jun 28, 2016