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Houseplants - the complete guide to choosing, growing, and caring for indoor plants by Steinkopf, Lisa Eldred, 1966- author. Houseplants - the complete guide to choosing, growing, and caring for indoor plants

"When you want to raise plants but just don’t have the space, then it’s time to turn to houseplants! Houseplants is the definitive guide to the millions of varieties that houseplants come in, and the different levels of maintenance, care and know-how they all require. Now is your chance to dive into this pleasant, no-yard-required hobby without the questions of which potting mix to try, what the right level of light you’ll need, or how to shift your plants as seasons change. Houseplants profiles

Oct 20, 2017
Horses of the world by Rousseau, Élise, 1977- author. Horses of the world

Horses of the World is a comprehensive, large-format overview of 570 breeds of domestic and extant wild horses, including hybrids between the two and between domestic breeds and other equids, such as zebras. This beautifully illustrated and detailed guide covers the origins of modern horses, anatomy and physiology, variation in breeds, and modern equestrian practices. The treatment of breeds is organized by country within broader geographical regions--from Eurasia through Australasia and to the

Oct 18, 2017
Homegrown by Jennings, Matthew (Chef), author. Homegrown

"In his debut cookbook, chef Matt Jennings honors the iconic foods of his heritage and celebrates the fresh ingredients that have come to define his renowned, inventive approach to cooking. With four James Beard Award nominations for Best Chef: Northeast, three Cochon 555 wins, and a spot on Food & Wine’s 40 Big Food Thinkers 40 and Under list, Jennings is a culinary innovator known for his unexpected uses of traditional northern ingredients (maple syrup glazes a roasted duck; a molasses and cid

Oct 20, 2017
Hitler in Los Angeles - how Jews foiled Nazi plots against Hollywood and America by Ross, Steven Joseph, author. Hitler in Los Angeles - how Jews foiled Nazi plots against Hollywood and America

Oct 21, 2017
Hiking Naked - A Quaker Woman's Search for Balance by Graville, Iris Hiking Naked - A Quaker Woman's Search for Balance

Oct 21, 2017
Heating & cooling - 52 micro-memoirs by Fennelly, Beth Ann, 1971- author. Heating & cooling - 52 micro-memoirs

"The 52 micro-memoirs in genre-defying Heating & Cooling offer bright glimpses into a richly lived life, combining the compression of poetry with the truth-telling of nonfiction into one heartfelt, celebratory book. Ranging from childhood recollections to quirky cultural observations, these micro-memoirs build on one another to arrive at a portrait of Beth Ann Fennelly as a wife, mother, writer, and deeply original observer of life’s challenges and joys. Some pieces are wistful, some wry,

Oct 21, 2017
Healing Civilizations - The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils & Nutrients by Shaath, Nadim A., Ph.D. Healing Civilizations - The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils & Nutrients

Oct 19, 2017
Healing arthritis - your 3-step guide to conquering arthritis naturally by Blum, Susan S., author. Healing arthritis - your 3-step guide to conquering arthritis naturally

Oct 21, 2017
Heal yourself--heal the world by King, Deborah, 1958- author. Heal yourself--heal the world

"Deborah King, spiritual leader and New York Times bestselling author of Be Your Own Shaman, inspires and teaches her proven method of LifeForce Energy Healing in this definitive and accessible book that will forever change the way you connect to your energy. What's standing between you and the life you were meant to lead? The answer lies in your energy field and how you manage it. When our energy pathways are blocked by suppressed feelings, pain, and trauma, we weaken both our personal and uni

Oct 19, 2017
Hard labor - the battle that birthed the billion-dollar NBA by Smith, Sam, 1948- author. Hard labor - the battle that birthed the billion-dollar NBA

"Oscar Robertson is known as one of the best players in NBA history, a triple-double machine who set the stage for the versatility of today's NBA superstars like LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, and Draymond Green. But The Big O's larger legacy may lie in spearheading the fight for his fellow players' financial equity and free agency, joined by fellow stars John Havlicek, Bill Bradley, Wes Unseld, and more. In Hard Labor, Sam Smith, best-selling basketball scribe emeritus and author of The Jorda

Oct 21, 2017
Ham by Fowler, Damon Lee, author. Ham

Oct 18, 2017
Half yard vintage - sew 23 gorgeous accessories from left-over pieces of fabric by Shore, Debbie (Writer on sewing), author. Half yard vintage - sew 23 gorgeous accessories from left-over pieces of fabric

Sew 23 beautiful, vintage-style items for your home and make wonderful gifts for friends and family.

Oct 21, 2017
Guts - the anatomy of The Walking Dead by Vigna, Paul, author. Guts - the anatomy of The Walking Dead

"So how did a basic cable television show based on Robert Kirkman's graphic comic series, set in an apocalyptic dog-eat-dog world filled with flesh-eating zombies and even scarier human beings, become a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon? Why is the show such a massive hit? In this playful yet comprehensive guide, Vigna dissects every aspect of The Walking Dead to assess its extraordinary success"--

Oct 21, 2017
Guerrilla Tacos - recipes from the streets of L.A. by Avila, Wesley, author. Guerrilla Tacos - recipes from the streets of L.A.

"The definitive word on tacos from native Angeleno Wes Avila of Guerrilla Tacos, whodraws on his Mexican heritage as well as his time in the kitchens of some of the world's best restaurants to create taco perfection. In a town overrun with taco trucks, Wes Avila's Guerrilla Tacos has managed to win almost every accolade there is, from being crowned Best Taco Truck by LA Weekly to being called one of the best things to eat in Los Angeles by living legend Jonathan Gold. Avila's approach stands ou

Oct 19, 2017
Growing perfect vegetables - a visual guide to raising and harvesting prime garden produce by Mel Bartholomew Foundation (COR) Growing perfect vegetables - a visual guide to raising and harvesting prime garden produce

Oct 21, 2017
Green Water Dragons - Plus Sailfin Lizardsd & Basilisks by De Vosjoil, Philippe Green Water Dragons - Plus Sailfin Lizardsd & Basilisks

Oct 21, 2017
Graze - inspiration for small plates and meandering meals by Lenzer, Suzanne, author. Graze - inspiration for small plates and meandering meals

In Graze, Suzanne dreams up lush as well as simple concoctions from everyday ingredients, taking full advantage of her pantry, fridge, and freezer. Graze is a lesson in shopping as well as cooking. Using the best that markets have to offer and with minimal effort, Suzanne dazzles us with endless combinations and stunning pictures, creating interesting and delectable small plates.

Oct 21, 2017
Grand Canyon by Bryant, Kathleen, author. Grand Canyon

Oct 18, 2017
Good soil - manure, compost and nourishment for your garden by Råman, Tina, author. Good soil - manure, compost and nourishment for your garden

Oct 21, 2017
Good apples - behind every bite by Futrell, Susan, 1955- author. Good apples - behind every bite

"Apples are so ordinary and so ubiquitous that they are often taken for granted. Yet it is surprisingly challenging to grow and sell such a common fruit. In fact, producing diverse, tasty apples for the market requires almost as much ingenuity and interdependence as building and maintaining a vibrant democracy. Good Apples introduces the geographic, ecological, and economic forces shaping the choices of apple growers, apple pickers, and apple buyers, to illuminate what's at stake in the way we o

Oct 21, 2017

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