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Queen Victoria's matchmaking - the royal marriages that shaped Europe by Cadbury, Deborah, author. Queen Victoria's matchmaking - the royal marriages that shaped Europe

An exploration of Queen Victoria's matchmaking exploits details how she used her grandchildren to further the influence of the British Empire, despite their own plans and the turmoil that rocked Europe starting in the nineteenth century.

Nov 18, 2017
The psychobiotic revolution - mood, food, and the new science of the gut-brain connection by Anderson, Scott C., author. The psychobiotic revolution - mood, food, and the new science of the gut-brain connection

"This cutting-edge book reveals how a healthy gut can drive psychological well-being, improve your mood, and combat common diseases including depression, anxiety, obesity, heart disease--even autism and Alzheimer's--all by nurturing your microbiome. Welcome to psychobiotics, the revolutionary new scientific field that treats the common ailments of our time. Leading medical researchers John F. Cryan and Ted Dinan, together with veteran journalist Scott C. Anderson, explain the operations of the a

Nov 18, 2017
Play bridge now by Coe, Montgomery, author. Play bridge now

"Players immediately learn how to play bridge in one easy reading! This primer is written so that any rank beginner of novice can learn the basics of bridge and immediately play the game on a competent level. Step by step Montgomery Coe shows readers the rules of play, correct bidding techniques, opening bids and responses and the scoring standards to make bridge a fun and challenging game. Examples, illustrations and sample hands are provided throughout the book so that players can enjoy the ga

Nov 18, 2017
Periods gone public - taking a stand for menstrual equity by Weiss-Wolf, Jennifer. Periods gone public - taking a stand for menstrual equity

"After centuries of being shrouded in taboo and superstition, periods have gone mainstream. Seemingly overnight, a new, high-profile movement has emerged--one dedicated to bold activism, creative product innovation, and smart policy advocacy--to address the centrality of menstruation in relation to core issues of gender equality and equity. In Periods Gone Public, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf--the woman Bustle dubbed one of the nation's "badass menstrual activists"--explores why periods have become a pro

Nov 18, 2017
Passione - simple, seductive recipes for lovers of Italian food by Contaldo, Genarro, author. Passione - simple, seductive recipes for lovers of Italian food

Passione features photographs from the author's childhood alongside stunning food and travel photography. Over 100 recipes and delightful personal recollections, let the reader share the secrets of Gennaro's love affair with Italian food.

Nov 18, 2017
The Modern Lovers by Maloney, Sean L., author. The Modern Lovers

Nov 18, 2017
Mini felt Christmas - 30 decorations to sew for the festive season by Ishii, Sachiyo, author. Mini felt Christmas - 30 decorations to sew for the festive season

Nov 18, 2017
Mastering wirework jewelry - 15 intricate designs to create by Norris, Rachel, author. Mastering wirework jewelry - 15 intricate designs to create

If you enjoy making wirework jewelry and are looking for a new challenge then Mastering Wirework Jewelry is the perfect book for you. In this fabulous title by esteemed wireworker Rachel Norris, there are 15 intricate and beautiful wirework jewelry projects to make. Each has detailed step-by-step tips to follow, plus there are fully comprehensive tools, materials and techniques sections to provide all the know-how you need. Projects include: pendants, brooches and necklaces inspired by nature an

Nov 18, 2017
Mastering stand-up - the complete guide to becoming a successful comedian by Rosenfield, Stephen, author. Mastering stand-up - the complete guide to becoming a successful comedian

"This entertaining and sharply written guide--for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers--examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Moms Mabley, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman, Richard Pryor, and more as a means of illustrating the most important techniques of performing and writing stand-up. Here, Stephen Rosenfield lays out a clear plan for achieving success, candidly explainin

Nov 18, 2017
Looking backward - a photographic portrait of the world at the beginning of the twentieth century by Lesy, Michael, 1945- author. Looking backward - a photographic portrait of the world at the beginning of the twentieth century

Nov 18, 2017
The longevity economy - unlocking the world's fastest-growing, most misunderstood market by Coughlin, Joseph F., author. The longevity economy - unlocking the world's fastest-growing, most misunderstood market

Nov 18, 2017
The lean farm guide to growing vegetables - more in-depth lean techniques for efficient organic production by Hartman, Ben, 1978- author. The lean farm guide to growing vegetables - more in-depth lean techniques for efficient organic production

Nov 18, 2017
L'appart - the delights and disasters of making my Paris home by Lebovitz, David, author. L'appart - the delights and disasters of making my Paris home

Nov 18, 2017
Lagom - (not too little, not too much) - the Swedish art of living a balanced, happy life by Brantmark, Niki, author. Lagom - (not too little, not too much) - the Swedish art of living a balanced, happy life

"By using the Swedish lifestyle as an example, Niki Brantmark offers insightful suggestions and bite-sized actions to help you make subtle changes to your life, so you too can make time for the things that matter most and find greater happiness."--Back cover.

Nov 18, 2017
Killing kryptonite - destroy what steals your strength by Bevere, John, author. Killing kryptonite - destroy what steals your strength

"You Can Destroy What Steals Your Strength Just like Superman, who can leap over any hurdle and defeat every foe, followers of Christ have the supernatural ability to conquer the challenges we face. But the problem for both Superman and us is there's a kryptonite that steals our strength. Of course, both Superman and kryptonite are fictional. But spiritual kryptonite is not. This book offers answers to why so many of us are unable to experience the divine strength that was evident among first-ce

Nov 18, 2017
Junk type - typography - lettering - badges - logos by Rose, Bill (Photographer), author. Junk type - typography - lettering - badges - logos

Junk Type is a project driven by the passion of one man to document a disappearing aspect of American culture. Bill Rose--aka Recapturist--is a photographer and designer who has spent the last decade traveling across America looking for junkyards, yard sales, antique stores, and other unlikely sources of inspiration to capture examples of postwar American typography and design before they're lost forever. Bringing together more than 400 images, this invaluable book is a visual history of postwar

Nov 18, 2017
Hunter of stories by Galeano, Eduardo, 1940-2015, author. Hunter of stories

"Master storyteller Eduardo Galeano was unique among his contemporaries (Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa among them) for his commitment to retelling our many histories, including the stories of those who were disenfranchised. A philosopher poet, his nonfiction is infused with such passion and imagination that it matches the intensity and the appeal of Latin America's very best fiction. Comprised of all new material, published here for the first time in a wonderful English translati

Nov 18, 2017
How we talk - the inner workings of conversation by Enfield, N. J., 1966- author. How we talk - the inner workings of conversation

"We all had teachers who scolded us over the use of um, uh-huh, oh, like, and mm-hmm. But as linguist N. J. Enfield reveals in How We Talk, these "bad words" are fundamental to language. Whether we are speaking with the clerk at the store, our boss, or our spouse, language is dependent on things as commonplace as a rising tone of voice, an apparently meaningless word, or a glance-signals so small that we hardly pay them any conscious attention. Nevertheless, they are the essence of how we speak.

Nov 18, 2017
How we eat with our eyes and think with our stomach - the hidden influences that shape your eating habits by Mühl, Melanie, 1976- author. How we eat with our eyes and think with our stomach - the hidden influences that shape your eating habits

Nov 18, 2017
Hitler, my neighbor - memories of a Jewish childhood, 1929-1939 by Feuchtwanger, E. J., author. Hitler, my neighbor - memories of a Jewish childhood, 1929-1939

Nov 18, 2017

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