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Rest - why you get more done when you work less by Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim, author. Rest - why you get more done when you work less

"For most of us, overwork is the new normal and rest is an afterthought. In our busy lives, rest is defined as the absence of work: late-night TV binges, hours spent trawling the internet, something to do once we've finished everything else on our to-do lists. But dismissing rest stifles our ability to think creatively and truly recharge. In Rest, Silicon Valley consultant Alex Pang argues that we can be more successful in all areas of our lives by recognizing the importance of rest: working be

Dec 8, 2016
Revolutionary Science - Transformation and Turmoil in the Age of the Guillotine by Jones, Steve Revolutionary Science - Transformation and Turmoil in the Age of the Guillotine

Dec 3, 2016
Revolutionary writings 1775-1783 by Adams, John, 1735-1826. Revolutionary writings 1775-1783

"Traces John Adams' career from his leading role in the debate over independence ... to his tireless efforts to establish the fledgling government of the United States and supply its army in the field, to his crucial diplomatic service in Europe ... It includes his highly influential 1776 pamphlet Thoughts on Government, dozens of his characteristically frank and revealing personal letters ... extensive diary excerpts."--Jacket.

Dec 2, 2016
Rise - how a house built a family by Brookins, Cara, author. Rise - how a house built a family

Describes how the author, who had escaped an abusive marriage but had no home to live in, used a small bank loan, You Tube instructional videos, and a work crew consisting only of her and her four children to build a family home from the ground up.

Dec 3, 2016
River of time - my descent into depression and how I emerged with hope by Judd, Naomi, author. River of time - my descent into depression and how I emerged with hope

"The Grammy-winning superstar and best-selling author of All That Is Bitter and Sweet shares the story of her struggles with depression, PTSD and addiction, a journey that included extended hospital stays and moving lessons about how to find hope and help,"--NoveList.

Dec 5, 2016
Rock climbing - technique, equipment, safety, with an introduction to indoor climbing by Heise-Flecken, Detlef, author Rock climbing - technique, equipment, safety, with an introduction to indoor climbing

Dec 5, 2016
Rocks - A Very Short Introduction by Zalasiewicz, Jan Rocks - A Very Short Introduction

Dec 3, 2016
Rosset - My Life in Publishing and How I Fought Censorship by Rosset, Barney Rosset - My Life in Publishing and How I Fought Censorship

Dec 3, 2016
Route 66 roadside signs and advertisements by Sonderman, Joe, author. Route 66 roadside signs and advertisements

"A photo collection of Route 66's most famous signs, which were known for loudly advertising everything from roadside attractions to restaurants to strip clubs"--

Dec 2, 2016
Rowdy - the Roddy Piper story by Toombs, Ariel Teal, author. Rowdy - the Roddy Piper story

"In early 2015, Roderick Toombs, aka Rowdy Roddy Piper, began researching his own autobiography with a trip through Western Canada. He was re-discovering his youth, a part of his life he never discussed during his 61 years, many spent as one of the greatest talents in the history of pro wrestling. Following his death due to a heart attack that July, two of his children took on the job of telling Roddy's story, separating fact from fiction in the extraordinary life of their father. Already an acc

Dec 8, 2016
Royal School of Needlework. Appliqué - techniques, projects & pure inspiration by Cross, Kate, author. Royal School of Needlework. Appliqué - techniques, projects & pure inspiration

This contemporary guide to the art of applique´ is endorsed by the Royal School of Needlework (RSN), and written by Kate Cross, one of their trained experts and teachers. ... The book features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage. As well as featuring a rich selection of inspiring applique´ pieces, this is primarily a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in all essential applique´ techniques: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and leads the rea

Dec 3, 2016
Rumi's secret - the life and times of the Sufi poet by Gooch, Brad, 1952- author. Rumi's secret - the life and times of the Sufi poet

Dec 3, 2016
Scratch - writers, money, and the art of making a living by Martin, Manjula Scratch - writers, money, and the art of making a living

"A collection of essays from today's most acclaimed authors--from Cheryl Strayed to Roxane Gay to Jennifer Weiner, Alexander Chee, Nick Hornby, and Jonathan Franzen--on the realities of making a living in the writing world"--

Dec 3, 2016
See Kate Sew - 24 Learn-To-Sew Projects You Can Make in an Hour by Blocher, Kate See Kate Sew - 24 Learn-To-Sew Projects You Can Make in an Hour

Dec 3, 2016
Sex positions for every body - from Kama Sutra's clasping position to the weightless doggie by McDevitt, Jill, author. Sex positions for every body - from Kama Sutra's clasping position to the weightless doggie

Dec 3, 2016
Shackleton's heroes - the epic story of the men who kept the Endurance expedition alive by McOrist, Wilson. Shackleton's heroes - the epic story of the men who kept the Endurance expedition alive

"One hundred years ago, Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked on the legendary Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917), accomplishing one of history's most remarkable feats of endurance, even though his crew failed in their mission to cross Antarctica...Less well known, however, is the incredible but often forgotten tale of the Mount Hope party (also known as the Ross Sea party)--six men who worked in the shadow of Shackleton's great cause."

Dec 2, 2016
Shadow warriors of World War II - the daring women of the OSS and SOE by Thomas, Gordon, 1933- author. Shadow warriors of World War II - the daring women of the OSS and SOE

Dec 3, 2016
Showstoppers! - the surprising backstage stories of Broadway's most remarkable songs by Nachman, Gerald, author. Showstoppers! - the surprising backstage stories of Broadway's most remarkable songs

Dec 3, 2016
Simple. Natural. Healing. - a commonsense approach to total health transformation by LaBar, Donna, author. Simple. Natural. Healing. - a commonsense approach to total health transformation

Dec 8, 2016
Sin bravely - a memoir of spiritual disobedience by Rowe, Maggie Wallem, author. Sin bravely - a memoir of spiritual disobedience

Dec 3, 2016

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