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Quilting - the basics & beyond by Simon, Jeri.

Quilting - the basics & beyond

Sep 30, 2014
Rare bird - a memoir of loss and love by Whiston-Donaldson, Anna.

Rare bird - a memoir of loss and love

The author shares the story of the loss of her twelve-year-old son to a flash flood, and how she and her family made their way through profound grief toward peace with the help of the presence of God.

Sep 26, 2014
Ray Bradbury unbound by Eller, Jonathan R., 1952-

Ray Bradbury unbound

Sep 24, 2014
Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity by Shaw, Prue, author.

Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity

Helps readers through the literary experience of "The Divine Comedy," explaining the melding of poetry and mythology in the context of fourteenth century Florence and what it still means for modern day readers.

Sep 25, 2014
Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity by Shaw, Prue, author.

Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity

Helps readers through the literary experience of "The Divine Comedy," explaining the melding of poetry and mythology in the context of fourteenth century Florence and what it still means for modern day readers.

Sep 30, 2014
Real good church- how our church came back from the dead, and yours can, too by Baskette, Molly Phinney

Real good church- how our church came back from the dead, and yours can, too

Sep 30, 2014
Recipes for Play - Creative Activities for Small Hands and Big Imaginations by Sumner, Rachel/ Mitchener, Ruth (PHT)

Recipes for Play - Creative Activities for Small Hands and Big Imaginations

Sep 30, 2014
Remembrance of things Paris - sixty years of writing from Gourmet by

Remembrance of things Paris - sixty years of writing from Gourmet

Sep 25, 2014
Remote people by Waugh, Evelyn

Remote people

Sep 25, 2014
Remote people by Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966.

Remote people

"Perhaps the funniest travel book ever written, Remote People begins with a vivid account of the coronation of Emperor Ras Tafari -- Haile Selassie I, King of Kings; an event covered by Evelyn Waugh in 1930 as special correspondent for The Times. It continues with subsequent travels in throughout Africa, where natives rub shoulders with eccentric expatriates; settlers with Arab traders and dignitaries with monks. Interspersing these colourful tales are three 'nightmares' which describe the vexat

Sep 30, 2014
Richard Estes' realism by Sims, Patterson, author.

Richard Estes' realism

Sep 25, 2014
Rick Steves' London 2015 by Steves, Rick, 1955- author.

Rick Steves' London 2015

Presents recommendations for lodgings, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and sightseeing highlights, along with travel tips and cultural information.

Sep 29, 2014
Rick Steves' Mediterranean cruise ports. by Steves, Rick, 1955- , author.

Rick Steves' Mediterranean cruise ports.

Sep 24, 2014
Riveted - the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe by Davies, Jim, author.

Riveted - the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe

"A ... look at what grabs our attention that pulls back the curtain on the psychological and evolutionary reasons that everyone is drawn to religion, conspiracy theories, and the news"--

Sep 30, 2014
Riveted - the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe by Davies, Jim.

Riveted - the science of why jokes make us laugh, movies make us cry, and religion makes us feel one with the universe

"A sweeping look at what grabs our attentions that pulls back the curtain on the psychological and evolutionary reasons that everyone is drawn to religion, conspiracy theories, and the news"--

Sep 26, 2014
Rob Delaney - mother, wife, sister, human, warrior, falcon, yardstick, turban, cabbage by Delaney, Rob, 1977-

Rob Delaney - mother, wife, sister, human, warrior, falcon, yardstick, turban, cabbage

"Rob Delaney is the raunchiest feminist you'll ever meet. But if you're one of the 788,000 people who follow him on Twitter, you already know that. Delaney has made the 140 character tweet into a comic art form and that talent--along with the hilarious and painful sharing he does in his stand-up--has made him a white-hot comedy superstar. Tackling subjects from his youthful obssession (and pen pal relationship) with heavy metal band Danzig to drunken bungee jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, from

Sep 30, 2014
Rob Delaney - mother, wife, sister, human, warrior, falcon, yardstick, turban, cabbage by Delaney, Rob, 1977-

Rob Delaney - mother, wife, sister, human, warrior, falcon, yardstick, turban, cabbage

"Rob Delaney is the raunchiest feminist you'll ever meet. But if you're one of the 788,000 people who follow him on Twitter, you already know that. Delaney has made the 140 character tweet into a comic art form and that talent--along with the hilarious and painful sharing he does in his stand-up--has made him a white-hot comedy superstar. Tackling subjects from his youthful obssession (and pen pal relationship) with heavy metal band Danzig to drunken bungee jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, from

Sep 26, 2014
Romany and Tom - a memoir by Watt, Ben, 1962- author.

Romany and Tom - a memoir

The author traces his parents' lives, marriage, and decline into old age, recounting his father's achievements as a Glaswegian jazz musician and his mother's work as a Shakespearean actress.

Sep 26, 2014
Rutherford B. Hayes by Trefousse, Hans

Rutherford B. Hayes

Sep 25, 2014
Rutherford B. Hayes by Trefousse, Hans L. (Hans Louis), 1921-2010.

Rutherford B. Hayes

An American icon and hero faces a nation--and a world--in transition, as seen in this retrospective of the popular president's career. A leader of the Reconstruction era, whose contested election eerily parallels the election debacle of 2000 The disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden, in which Congress set up a special electoral commission, handing the disputed electoral votes to Hayes, brings recent events into sharp focus. Historian Hans L. Trefousse explore

Sep 30, 2014