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Nature's God - the heretical origins of the American republic by Stewart, Matthew, 1963-

Nature's God - the heretical origins of the American republic

Discusses how America's revolutionaries--including Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, Thomas Paine and Ethan Allen--were inspired by ideas that were ancient and pagan in nature, including the work of Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius and Dutch heretic Benedict de Spinoza.

Jul 30, 2014
Never have I ever - my life (so far) without a date by Heaney, Katie.

Never have I ever - my life (so far) without a date

""I would like to tell you about a theory I've developed about a certain brand of people I like to call 'lighthouses.' Lighthouse people are beacons that call all the cute sailors in ships back to land, beckoning them in toward the light. Lighthouse people are magnetic and luminescent. I am not a lighthouse." So begins Katie Heaney's memoir of her years spent looking for love, but never quite finding it -- from Cody the T-ball player all the way through college and graduate school heartbreak. By

Jul 25, 2014
Nine-patch gatherings by Bongean, Lisa.

Nine-patch gatherings

Jul 29, 2014
No more cancer - a complete guide to preventing, treating, and overcoming cancer by Null, Gary, author.

No more cancer - a complete guide to preventing, treating, and overcoming cancer

Jul 30, 2014
No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind by Siegel, Daniel J., 1957-

No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind

"The authors of the Los Angeles Times bestselling The Whole-Brain Child team up again to offer parents of children aged 2-13 a practical roadmap to effective, productive, and more peaceful discipline, highlighting the fascinating and important connectionbetween the way a parent reacts to misbehavior and a child's neurological development"--

Jul 25, 2014
No-Sew Love - 50 Fun Projects to Make Without a Needle and Thread by Johnston, Ashley

No-Sew Love - 50 Fun Projects to Make Without a Needle and Thread

Jul 30, 2014
North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland by Gíslason, Gunnar Karl.

North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland

Jul 25, 2014
Nosql With Mongodb in 24 Hours by Dayley, Brad

Nosql With Mongodb in 24 Hours

Jul 29, 2014
Off the leash - a year at the dog park by Gilbert, Matthew, 1958-

Off the leash - a year at the dog park

This is "a group portrait of dog people, specifically the strange, wonderful, neurotic, and eccentric dog people who gather at Amory Park, overlooking Boston near Fenway Park. And it's about author Matthew Gilbert's transformation, after much fear and loathing of dogs and social groups, into one of those dog people with fur on their jackets, squeaky toys in their hands, and biscuits in their pockets"--Dust jacket flap.

Jul 30, 2014
Off the Sidelines - Raise Your Voice, Change the World by Gillibrand, Kirsten

Off the Sidelines - Raise Your Voice, Change the World

Jul 25, 2014
Office for Ipad - An Essential Guide to Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Onedrive by Negrino, Tom

Office for Ipad - An Essential Guide to Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Onedrive

Jul 29, 2014
Once a Hussar - A Memoir of Battle, Capture, and Escape in World War II by Ellis, Ray

Once a Hussar - A Memoir of Battle, Capture, and Escape in World War II

Jul 25, 2014
Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975 by Biondo, Brenda, author.

Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975

Before today's safety-minded structures of wood and plastic, America's playgrounds were full of tottering seesaws, dizzying merry-go-rounds, and towering metal slides. Documenting the evolution of American playgrounds between 1920 and 1975, Once Upon a Playground is a visual tribute to these iconic structures, celebrating their place in our culture and the collective memories of generations. In it, contemporary photos of vintage pieces of playground equipment are juxtaposed with images of the ve

Jul 24, 2014
Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation by Cotter, Tradd, 1973-

Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation

Jul 25, 2014
Our crowd - the great Jewish families of New York by Birmingham, Stephen.

Our crowd - the great Jewish families of New York

Jul 30, 2014
Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity by Turner, Matthew Paul, 1973-

Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity

Jul 25, 2014
Out of order - storytelling techniques for video and cinema editors by Hockrow, Ross, author.

Out of order - storytelling techniques for video and cinema editors

Jul 30, 2014
Owls of the world - a photographic guide by Mikkola, Heimo, author.

Owls of the world - a photographic guide

Jul 25, 2014
Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand by Thuss, Rebecca.

Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand

Shares step-by-step instructions for making dozens of sophisticated paper flowers, outlining creative projects ranging from wristlets and bookmarks to wreaths and a Mary Poppins-inspired flower.

Jul 25, 2014
Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more by Mikkelsen, Todd, author.

Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more

Offers instructions for several craft projects using paracords, including a snake knot bracelet, a millipede quick deploy strap, and a common whipping handle wrap.

Jul 25, 2014