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Life after lawns by Bogh, Molly

Life after lawns

"Life After Lawns shows how to turn boring and thirsty lawns into dazzling, water-saving gardens, step by step. Simple explanations guide readers through the process of replacing grass with unique gardens that match their lifestyle and climate zone. Topics include: designing a garden that feels like home; finding expert landscape help; handling plans, permits, and contractors; killing the lawn and preparing the soil; saving money and water on irrigation; selecting the best plants for each part o

Jul 27, 2015
Life on the edge - the coming of age of quantum biology by McFadden, Johnjoe, author.

Life on the edge - the coming of age of quantum biology

Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how does it work? It is remarkable that in this age of cloning and even synthetic biology, nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material. Life remains the only way to make life. Are we missing a vital ingredient in its creation? Like Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene which provided a new perspective on evolution by shifting the focus of natural selection from organisms to genes, Life On The Edge alters our

Jul 31, 2015
Lovable livable home - how to add beauty, get organized, and make your house work for you by Petersik, Sherry.

Lovable livable home - how to add beauty, get organized, and make your house work for you

Jul 31, 2015
Love songs - the hidden history by Gioia, Ted, author.

Love songs - the hidden history

"The love song is timeless. From its beginnings, it has been shaped by bohemians and renegades, slaves and oppressed minorities, prostitutes, immigrants and other excluded groups. But what do we really know about the origins of these intimate expressions of the heart? And how have our changing perceptions about topics such as sexuality and gender roles changed our attitudes towards these songs? In Love Songs: The Hidden History, Ted Gioia uncovers the unexplored story of the love song for the fi

Jul 31, 2015
LSD, my problem child; and, Insights/outlooks by Hofmann, Albert, 1906-2008.

LSD, my problem child; and, Insights/outlooks

Aug 2, 2015
Manga crash course - drawing manga characters and scenes from start to finish by Petrovi, Mina, author.

Manga crash course - drawing manga characters and scenes from start to finish

Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of manga characters and full manga scenes, including each body part of the manga character, facial anatomy, poses, clothing, accessories, hairstyles, and emotions.

Aug 2, 2015
Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther by Conway, Marshall

Marshall law - the life & times of a Baltimore Black Panther

Jul 31, 2015
May Martin's sewing bible - 40 years of tips & tricks on how to make your own fashion, home furnishings & crafts. by Martin, May, author.

May Martin's sewing bible - 40 years of tips & tricks on how to make your own fashion, home furnishings & crafts.

Beautifully styled and simple-to-follow, this authoritative sewing bible gives readers information on everything they need to know to get started with sewing. Providing all the essential background information on sewing, setting up your sewing space and detailed lists of all the equipment you'll need; step-by-step instructions for over 40 projects; and a wealth of general sewing tips and techniques to help you finally master overlocking, seams, fastenings, hemming and much much more, with this b

Jul 29, 2015
Me, my hair, and I - twenty-seven women untangle an obsession by Benedict, Elizabeth

Me, my hair, and I - twenty-seven women untangle an obsession

Aug 2, 2015
Metal clay jewellery by Colman, Natalia, author.

Metal clay jewellery

This gorgeous guide to metal clay jewellery, written by jewellery designer Natalia Colman, features silver, copper and bronze clays. The book is divided up by technique, such as 'Making connections after firing', 'Setting stones' and 'Working with colour'. It contains 17 jewellery projects including rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets and decorative clasps: it is thorough enough to lead a beginner through the process from start to finish, but innovative enough to inspire even experienced jewell

Jul 28, 2015
Millennials with kids - marketing to this powerful and surprisingly different generation of parents by Fromm, Jeff.

Millennials with kids - marketing to this powerful and surprisingly different generation of parents

Aug 2, 2015
Mini weapons of mass destruction, 2. Build a secret agent arsenal by Austin, John, 1978-

Mini weapons of mass destruction, 2. Build a secret agent arsenal

"As a budding spy, what better way to conceal your clandestine activities than to miniaturize your secret agent arsenal? Hide a mini catapult in a breath mint tin. Turn a Tic Tac case into vest-pocket candy shooter. Or transform a milk jug cap onto a fake wristwatch that launches tiny paper darts. Toy designer and author John Austin provides detailed, step-by-step instructions with diagrams to show James Bondiacs how to build 35 different spy weapons and surveillance tools.All of the projects in

Aug 2, 2015
Mission accomplished! Or how we won the war in Iraq - the experts speak by Cerf, Christopher.

Mission accomplished! Or how we won the war in Iraq - the experts speak

"From the folks at the Institute of Expertology comes this definitive, footnoted, hilarious, but depressing compilation of experts who were in error about the Iraq war."--Back cover.

Jul 30, 2015
Mission High - one school, how experts tried to fail it, and the students and teachers who made it triumph by Rizga, Kristina.

Mission High - one school, how experts tried to fail it, and the students and teachers who made it triumph

"It's easier for a journalist to embed with the Army than to go behind the scenes at an American public school. Kristina Rizga spent an unprecedented four years reporting from the classrooms and hallways of Mission High School in San Francisco. The result is Mission High, a first hand report from inside a "low-performing" school whose students are, in fact, thriving. Rizga expected noisy classrooms, hallway fights, and disgruntled staff. Instead, she found a welcoming place; satisfied students,

Aug 2, 2015
Modern Families - Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship by Gamson, Joshua/ Harris-perry, Melissa (FRW)

Modern Families - Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship

Jul 31, 2015
Moon handbooks. Florida Gulf Coast by Kinser, Joshua.

Moon handbooks. Florida Gulf Coast

Long-time Florida resident Joshua Lawrence Kinser covers the best of the Gulf Coast, from the mangroves of Everglades National Park to the glass skyscrapers and lazy canals of Tampa. Kinser has plenty of fun, interesting trip strategies to offer, including Best Beaches, Camping on the Coast, and RV the GC. Complete with details on snorkeling and diving the Nature Coast's Caverns, wandering through the historical sites of Apalachicola and Tallahassee, and fishing along miles of coast and parkland

Jul 31, 2015
More of the Easy Worship Fake Book - Melody, Lyrics and Simplified Chords by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (COR)

More of the Easy Worship Fake Book - Melody, Lyrics and Simplified Chords

Aug 2, 2015
Move your bus - an extraordinary new approach to accelerating success in work and life by Clark, Ron, 1971-

Move your bus - an extraordinary new approach to accelerating success in work and life

A guidebook to successful leadership explains that by looking at an organization as a bus and the employees as the people on it, managers can identify who is helping the bus move, and who is hindering it.

Jul 31, 2015
Moxie - the secret to bold and gutsy leadership by Baldoni, John.

Moxie - the secret to bold and gutsy leadership

"In Moxie: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership, author John Baldoni uses concrete, tried-and-true steps to bring out the inner leader in everyone. For management and employees alike, Moxie provides a roadmap to inspire innovation and effective leadership"--

Jul 30, 2015
Music - investigate the evolution of American sound by Latham, Donna, author.

Music - investigate the evolution of American sound

Presents a survey of the influences that have inspired American music genres with activities that explain the physics and traditions of music, from writing songs and improvising vocal styling to creating a beatbox and learning the Charleston.

Jul 29, 2015