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The fashion encyclopedia - a visual resource for terms, techniques, and styles by Angus, Emily, author.

The fashion encyclopedia - a visual resource for terms, techniques, and styles

Answers questions about fashion and defines terminology related to textiles, design, tailoring, and components of dress.

Jul 2, 2015
The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage by Kelly, Clara Olink.

The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage

Jul 6, 2015
The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature by Haskell, David George.

The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature

"In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Each short chapter begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers. From these, Haskell spins a web of biology and ecology, explai

Jul 6, 2015
The forgiveness project - stories for a vengeful age by Cantacuzino, Marina, 1959-

The forgiveness project - stories for a vengeful age

Jun 30, 2015
The Frank Sinatra Fake Book by Sinatra, Frank (CRT)

The Frank Sinatra Fake Book

Jul 6, 2015
The friends of Jesus by Kingsbury, Karen, author.

The friends of Jesus

Jul 6, 2015
The gay revolution - the story of the struggle by Faderman, Lillian.

The gay revolution - the story of the struggle

Jul 6, 2015
The Geeky Chef Cookbook - Real-Life Recipes for Your Favorite Fantasy Foods - Unofficial Recipes from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and More by Reeder, Cassandra

The Geeky Chef Cookbook - Real-Life Recipes for Your Favorite Fantasy Foods - Unofficial Recipes from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and More

Jul 2, 2015
The ghosts who travel with me - a literary pilgrimage through Brautigan's America by Green, Allison.

The ghosts who travel with me - a literary pilgrimage through Brautigan's America

Jul 2, 2015
The gift of adult ADD - how to transform your challenges & build on your strengths by Honos-Webb, Lara.

The gift of adult ADD - how to transform your challenges & build on your strengths

Jul 6, 2015
The goddess within - a guide to the eternal myths that shape women's lives by Woolger, Jennifer Barker.

The goddess within - a guide to the eternal myths that shape women's lives

"Gestalt and Jungian psychologists Jennifer and Roger Woolger have written a fascinating guide to the goddess qualities that live within us all. Learn how to navigate the turning points in your life by understanding which goddess type is coming to the fore. Wonderfully affirming, profound in its implications, 'The Goddess Within' helps restore the feminine to its rightful place in the modern consciousness and offers every woman the unique opportunity to learn more about her own power to transfor

Jul 6, 2015
The good shufu - finding love, self, and home on the far side of the world by Slater, Tracy.

The good shufu - finding love, self, and home on the far side of the world

"In this memoir of travel and love, a fiercely independent American woman finds everything she ever wanted in the most unexpected place. Shufu. In Japanese it means "housewife," and it's the last thing Tracy Slater ever thought she'd call herself. A writer and academic, Tracy had carefully constructed a life she loved in her beloved hometown of Boston. But everything was upended when she fell head over heels for the most unlikely mate: a Japanese salaryman based in Osaka who barely spoke her lan

Jul 2, 2015
The good, the bad, and the grace of God - what honesty and pain taught us about faith, family, and forgiveness by Robertson, Jep.

The good, the bad, and the grace of God - what honesty and pain taught us about faith, family, and forgiveness

"Jep Robertson, the youngest son of Duck Commander Phil Robertson, and his wife, Jessica, open up about their personal trials, their early years together, and the challenges that might have destroyed them both had the grace of God not intervened. Jep describes being molested as a child and his reluctance to tell anyone until only a few years ago, his downward spiral into drug and alcohol abuse, and the eventual intervention of his family. Jessica shares about the difficult failure of her first m

Jul 3, 2015
The grammar of God - a journey into the words and worlds of the Bible by Kushner, Aviya.

The grammar of God - a journey into the words and worlds of the Bible

The author recalls how, after becoming very familiar with the Biblical Old Testament in its original Hebrew growing up, an encounter with an English language version led her on a ten-year project of examining various translations of the Old Testament andtheir histories.

Jul 6, 2015
The great transformation - the beginning of our religious traditions by Armstrong, Karen, 1944-

The great transformation - the beginning of our religious traditions

Examines the origins of the religious traditions of the world during the ninth century B.C.E. in four distinct regions--Confucianism and Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism in India, monotheism in Israel, and philosophical rationalism in Greece.

Jul 6, 2015
The Gretsch Electric Guitar Book - 60 Years of White Falcons, 6120s, Jets, Gents, and More by Bacon, Tony

The Gretsch Electric Guitar Book - 60 Years of White Falcons, 6120s, Jets, Gents, and More

Jul 6, 2015
The grind - inside baseball's endless season by Svrluga, Barry, author.

The grind - inside baseball's endless season

"What's it like to live through sports' longest season, the 162-game Major League Baseball schedule? THE GRIND captures the frustration, impermanence, and glory felt by the players, the staff, and their families from the start of spring training to the final game of the year; classy baseball writing in the Roger Angell or Tom Boswell tradition"--

Jul 6, 2015
The gut balance revolution - boost your metabolism, restore your inner ecology, and lose the weight for good! by Mullin, Gerard E.

The gut balance revolution - boost your metabolism, restore your inner ecology, and lose the weight for good!

"The Gut Balance Revolution by Gerard E. Mullin, MD Your gut microbiome: Those trillions of bacteria that live in your digestive tract. There are more of them than there are of you--and if they're balanced just right, with more "good" bacteria than "bad," excess pounds will melt away and you'll feel better than ever. From the top authority on the gut microbiome, here's a plan that will show you how to starve the fat-forming bacteria, reseed your gut with good fat-burning ones, and fertilize tho

Jul 6, 2015
The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age by Leopold, David, 1965-

The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age

"Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as well as on numerous book, record, and program covers; film posters and publicity art; and on fifteen U.S. postage stamps. Now, The Hirschfeld Century brings together for the first time the artist's extraordinary eighty-two-year career, revealed in more than 360 o

Jul 6, 2015
The house of twenty thousand books by Abramsky, Sasha.

The house of twenty thousand books

"The House of Twenty Thousand Books is journalist Sasha Abramsky's elegy to the vanished intellectual world of his grandparents, Chimen and Miriam, and their vast library of socialist literature and Jewish history. A rare book dealer and self-educated polymath who would go on to teach at Oxford and consult for Sotheby's, Chimen Abramsky drew great writers and thinkers like Isaiah Berlin and Eric Hobsbawm to his north London home; his library grew from his abiding passion for books and his search

Jul 2, 2015