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The hand-stitched surface - slow stitching and mixed-media techniques for fabric and paper by Krawczyk, Lynn, author. The hand-stitched surface - slow stitching and mixed-media techniques for fabric and paper

"The Hand-Stitched Surface offers inspiring techniques and beautiful projects for creating richly layered mixed-media surfaces on paper and fabric to encourage stitchers to slow down and savor their handiwork"--

Sep 20, 2017
The influential mind - what the brain reveals about our power to change others by Sharot, Tali, author. The influential mind - what the brain reveals about our power to change others

"We all have a duty to affect others--from the classroom to the boardroom to social media. But how skilled are we at this role, and can we become better? It turns out that many of our instincts--from relying on facts and figures to shape opinions, to insisting others are wrong or attempting to exert control--are ineffective, because they are incompatible with how peoples minds operate. Sharot shows us how to avoid these pitfalls, and how an attempt to change beliefs and actions is successful whe

Sep 21, 2017
The Jesus mysteries - was the "original Jesus" a pagan god? by Freke, Timothy, 1959- The Jesus mysteries - was the "original Jesus" a pagan god?

Two scholars explore the role of ancient pagan mystery cults in the early Christian Church, concluding that the early Christians may have hailed from a Jewish version of a very ancient pagan sect.

Sep 22, 2017
The joy of bocce by Pagnoni, Mario, author. The joy of bocce

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Sep 19, 2017
The joy of mathematics - marvels, novelties, and neglected gems that are rarely taught in math class by Posamentier, Alfred S. The joy of mathematics - marvels, novelties, and neglected gems that are rarely taught in math class

Sep 20, 2017
The Kardashians - an American drama by Oppenheimer, Jerry, author. The Kardashians - an American drama

"A blockbuster unauthorized biography of one of the most famous and ubiquitous family dynasties in contemporary culture. Secrets and scandals of the Kardashians, so closely held that not even hard core fans have heard about them, are finally exposed in ... author Jerry Oppenheimer's forensic dissection of the infamous reality TV clan. From the curious life of patriarch Robert Kardashian, whose family meatpacking business was tainted by scandal, to 'momager' Kris Jenner's top-secret plan for the

Sep 21, 2017
The keys to perception - a practical guide to psychic development by Dominguez, Ivo, Jr. 1958- author. The keys to perception - a practical guide to psychic development

Many different systems and traditions of magic, divination, spirituality, and esoteric religion exist, but at their core, they share the need for practitioners to safely and successfully experience the reality that lies beyond the physical senses. Keys to Perception: A Practical Guide to Psychic Development is a collection of proven and tested methods, rituals, and systems that will help you deepen and clarify your capacity to sense and understand the rich worlds beyond the veils of the ordinary

Sep 19, 2017
The long distance runner's guide to injury prevention and treatment - how to avoid common problems and deal with them when they happen by The long distance runner's guide to injury prevention and treatment - how to avoid common problems and deal with them when they happen

Sep 21, 2017
The man from the train - the solving of a century-old serial killer mystery by James, Bill, 1949- author. The man from the train - the solving of a century-old serial killer mystery

"Between 1898 and 1912, families across the country were bludgeoned in their sleep with the blunt side of an axe. Jewelry and valuables were left in plain sight, bodies were piled together, faces covered with cloth. Some of these cases, like the infamous Villasca, Iowa murders, received national attention. But few people believed the crimes were related. And fewer still would realize that all of these families lived within walking distance to a train station. When celebrated baseball statisticia

Sep 16, 2017
The mathematics of secrets - cryptography from Caesar ciphers to digital encryption by Holden, Joshua, 1970- author. The mathematics of secrets - cryptography from Caesar ciphers to digital encryption

Sep 20, 2017
The mood elevator - take charge of your feelings, become a better you by Senn, Larry E., author. The mood elevator - take charge of your feelings, become a better you

Sep 16, 2017
The most important year - pre-kindergarten and the future of our children by Bouffard, Suzanne M., author. The most important year - pre-kindergarten and the future of our children

"An eye-opening look inside pre-K in America and what it will take to give all children the best start in school possible. At the heart of this groundbreaking book are two urgent questions: What do our young children need in the earliest years of school, and how do we ensure that they all get it? Cutting-edge research has proven that early childhood education is crucial for all children to gain the academic and emotional skills they need to succeed later in life. Children who attend quality pre

Sep 22, 2017
The odyssey of Echo Company - the 1968 Tet Offensive and the epic battle to survive the Vietnam War by Stanton, Doug, author. The odyssey of Echo Company - the 1968 Tet Offensive and the epic battle to survive the Vietnam War

A portrait of the American recon platoon of the 101st Airborne Division describes their sixty-day fight for survival during the 1968 Tet Offensive, tracing their postwar difficulties with acclimating into a peacetime America that did not want to hear their story.

Sep 16, 2017
The origin of others by Morrison, Toni, author. The origin of others

Sep 22, 2017
The Phoenix Years - Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China by O'dea, Madeleine The Phoenix Years - Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China

Sep 20, 2017
The plant hunters - the adventures of the world's greatest botanical explorers by Fry, Carolyn (Science writer), author. The plant hunters - the adventures of the world's greatest botanical explorers

The Plant Hunters tells the story of our fascination with plants and the discovery of new species. From ancient times, when Alexander the Great included naturalists in his entourage, this intriguing story moves across the world, as plants such as coconut trees, roses and numerous fruits and vegetables were introduced from one country to another. The book traces the establishment of botanical gardens and the discovery through exploration of plants that made or broke economies, for instance tulips

Sep 16, 2017
The Princeton Review High School Geometry Unlocked by Torres, Heidi/ Princeton Review, Inc. (COR) The Princeton Review High School Geometry Unlocked

Sep 20, 2017
The quantum labyrinth - how Richard Feynman and John Wheeler revolutionized time and reality by Halpern, Paul, 1961- author. The quantum labyrinth - how Richard Feynman and John Wheeler revolutionized time and reality

"In Fall 1939, Richard Feynman, a brash and brilliant recent graduate of MIT, arrived in John Wheeler's Princeton office to report for duty as his teaching assistant. The prim and proper Wheeler timed their interaction with a watch placed on the table. Feynman caught on, and for the next meeting brought his own cheap watch, set it on the table next to Wheeler's, and also began timing the chat. The two had a hearty laugh and a lifelong friendship was born. At first glance, they would seem an unli

Sep 20, 2017
The Ring of Truth - The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung by Scruton, Roger The Ring of Truth - The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

Sep 20, 2017
The rough guide to Crete by Fisher, John, 1958- author. The rough guide to Crete

The ultimate guide to one of the most beautiful and hospitable islands of Greece. With stunning photography, detailed maps, suggested itineraries, and more listings and reviews than ever before, this guide will help you discover the highlights of this beautiful island. You'll find detailed practical advice on the best places to stay, eat, and drink, accounts of all the best hikes and outdoor activities, lively reviews of the island's laid-back coastal resorts, and full, expert accounts of the an

Sep 19, 2017

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