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1000 incredible costume & cosplay ideas - a showcase of creative characters from anime, manga, video games, movies, comics and more! by Han, Yaya.

1000 incredible costume & cosplay ideas - a showcase of creative characters from anime, manga, video games, movies, comics and more!

Provides a broad and detailed glimpse into the ingenious artistry and attention to detail behind some of the most fabulous costumes you can find.

May 27, 2015
150 best mini interior ideas by Zamora Mola, Francesc, author.

150 best mini interior ideas

Featuring interiors that exemplify the beauty and simplicity of small-space design, 150 Best Mini Interior Ideas is the latest volume in the bestselling 150 Best series. Composed of stunning photographs, floor plans, and insightful text, this book will help you discover how architects and designers from around the world work within a confined square footage to create innovative living spaces. 150 Best Mini Interior Ideas profiles a diverse range of homes, from rural and urban constructions to to

May 28, 2015
2 weeks to a younger brain by Small, Gary, 1951- author.

2 weeks to a younger brain

Offers science-based, practical strategies for preventing mental decline and improving brain function, covering such topics as cognitive exercises, stress reduction, nutrition, exercise, and social stimulation.

May 28, 2015
300 sandwiches - a multilayered love story ... with recipes by Smith, Stephanie, 1978-

300 sandwiches - a multilayered love story ... with recipes

""Honey, you are 300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring." When New York Post writer Stephanie Smith made a turkey and swiss on white bread for her boyfriend, Eric (aka E), he took one bite and uttered those now-famous words. While her beau's declaration initially seemed unusual, even antiquated, Stephanie accepted the challenge and got to work. Little did she know she was about to cook up the sexiest and most controversial love story of her generation. 300 Sandwiches is the story of Stephan

May 25, 2015
40 years of fabulous - the Kips Bay Decorator Show House by Stolman, Steven, author.

40 years of fabulous - the Kips Bay Decorator Show House

For more than four decades, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House has presented the creations of a stellar roster of interior designers in what is regarded as one of the finest decorator show houses in the world. A fixture on the New York City scene, this glittering expression of high design continues to set the standard for the world of decor. Forty Years of Fabulous provides an insider's look at the history of this much-loved convention of society while revisiting the spectacular rooms by star dec

May 27, 2015
50 Fat Quarter Makes - 50 Sewing Projects Made Using Fat Quarters by Verso, Ame (EDT)

50 Fat Quarter Makes - 50 Sewing Projects Made Using Fat Quarters

May 28, 2015
60 quick knit baby essentials - sweaters, toys, blankets, & more in Cherub from Cascade Yarns by Sixth & Spring Books (COR)

60 quick knit baby essentials - sweaters, toys, blankets, & more in Cherub from Cascade Yarns

Provides knitters with a wide range of projects to make for the babies in their lives, complete with suggested materials and yarns, finished measurements, and a stitch glossary, including blankets, onesies, cardigans, and stuffed toys.

May 28, 2015
A Beautiful Question - Finding Nature's Deep Design by Wilczek, Frank

A Beautiful Question - Finding Nature's Deep Design

May 28, 2015
A country called prison - mass incarceration and the making of a new nation by Looman, Mary D.

A country called prison - mass incarceration and the making of a new nation

"The United States is the world leader in incarcerating citizens. 707 people out of every 100,000 are imprisoned. If those currently incarcerated in the US prison system were a country, it would be the 102nd most populated nation in the world. Aside fromlooking at the numbers, if we could look at prison from a new viewpoint, as its own country rather than an institution made up of walls and wires, policies and procedures, and legal statutes, what might we be able to learn? In A Country Called P

May 28, 2015
A Dangerous Master - How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control by Wallach, Wendell

A Dangerous Master - How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control

May 28, 2015
A dog's gift - the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend by Drury, Bob, author.

A dog's gift - the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend

"A decade ago, former military counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious young daughter, Kyria, on a trip to a nursing home in order to allow its residents to play with their family dog, a golden retriever named Riley. Terry was astounded by the transformations that unfolded before his eyes. Soon after, Terry and Kyria started their service dog organization, paws4people, with the goal of pairing dogs with human beings in need of healing, including traumatized and wounded war

May 22, 2015
A history of the unmarried by Mills, Stephen S, author.

A history of the unmarried

A collection of poems contemplating the complexity of love and marriage.

May 28, 2015
A life of lies and spies - tales of a CIA covert ops polygraph interrogator by Trabue, Alan B.

A life of lies and spies - tales of a CIA covert ops polygraph interrogator

May 28, 2015
A Very Dangerous Woman - The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy by McDonald, Deborah

A Very Dangerous Woman - The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy

May 28, 2015
Adobe Photoshop CC for photographers - a professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC by Evening, Martin.

Adobe Photoshop CC for photographers - a professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC

"Martin Evening, Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional, has revamped his much-admired Photoshop for Photographers book for an eleventh edition, to include all the updates to the latest version of the software. This comprehensive guide covers all the tools and techniques serious photographers need to know when using Photoshop, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world example

May 27, 2015
Adventures in Arduino by Stewart, Becky, author.

Adventures in Arduino

May 22, 2015
After Snowden - privacy, secrecy, and security in the information age by

After Snowden - privacy, secrecy, and security in the information age

"Was Edward Snowden a patriot or a traitor? Just how far do American privacy rights extend? And how far is too far when it comes to government secrecy in the name of security? These are just a few of the questions that have dominated American consciousness since Edward Snowden exposed the breadth of the NSA's domestic surveillance program. In these seven previously unpublished essays, a group of prominent legal and political experts delve in to life After Snowden, examining the ramifications of

May 22, 2015
After the dance - my life with Marvin Gaye by Gaye, Jan, author.

After the dance - my life with Marvin Gaye

The second wife of the late, legendary R&B star describes how she met the Motown superstar when she was seventeen and began a torrid love affair and marriage that was eventually shattered by drugs and family dysfunction.

May 28, 2015
After this - when life is over, where do we go? by Smith, Claire Bidwell.

After this - when life is over, where do we go?

The author describes her experiences with mediums, psychics, and past-life regression therapy, discussing how such explorations of the afterlife can have a positive influence on those dealing with grieving and loss.

May 28, 2015
Alive - new and selected poems by Willis, Elizabeth, author.

Alive - new and selected poems

"Called by Susan Howe "one of the most outstanding poets of her generation," the American poet Elizabeth Willis has written some of the most luminous, electrifyingly lyrical poems of the past twenty years. This collection includes work from her five books, poems previously published only in magazines, and a section of new poems. With a poetics as attentive to the music of thought as George Oppen's and an ear that evokes the wildness of Rimbaud's Illuminations, Willis charts intricate, subterrane

May 22, 2015