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Decoupage your home by Snyman, Fransie, author. Decoupage your home

"One of the most popular crafts to re-emerge recently, decoupage is ideal to decorate just about anything, from small household items to large pieces of furniture. Readers will discover its delights with this start-to-finish guide packed with technique know-how and stylish projects. Starting with tools and materials, preparation of bases and blanks, choosing napkins, paper and fabric, cutting techniques, and finding the perfect product for the effect the readers would like to achieve, the book c

Nov 18, 2017
Complete book of sewing techniques - more than 30 essential sewing techniques for you to master by Gardiner, Wendy, author. Complete book of sewing techniques  - more than 30 essential sewing techniques for you to master

"Provides information about sewing machines, sergers, fabrics, threads, interfacings, patterns, and measuring. Includes techniques for hand stitching, machine stitching, making seams and hems, and tips on creating pockets, collars, sleeves, cuffs, buttonholes, ruffles, and much more"--

Nov 18, 2017
Coastline - the food of Mediterranean Italy, France & Spain by Galletto, Lucio, 1952- author. Coastline - the food of Mediterranean Italy, France & Spain

Nov 18, 2017
Chocolate City - a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital by Asch, Chris Myers, author. Chocolate City - a history of race and democracy in the nation's capital

Nov 18, 2017
Cats - secrets of observational drawing by Wynne, Patricia, author. Cats - secrets of observational drawing

"Whether scribbling out a quick sketch with minimal detail, or making a finished portrait where every silky hair and polished whisker stands out, the best cat artists can capture the very essence of feline-ness. How do they do it? Firsthand observation of cats will tell you a lot about the way they sit, yawn, position their tails, and curl up to sleep, but it won't tell you how to get those things down on paper. Classic Sketchbook: Cats is the second in a series of instructional books that began

Nov 18, 2017
Buzz - the stimulating history of the sex toy by Lieberman, Hallie, author. Buzz - the stimulating history of the sex toy

"A riveting history that tells the story of sex toys from ancient phalluses to 21st century vibrating rabbits. [Lieberman] focuses on the period from the 1950s through the present, when sex toys evolved from symbols of female emancipation to tools in the fight against HIV/AIDS to consumerist marital aids and finally to mainstays of today's pop culture. Lieberman's history is populated by vivid and fascinating characters, including Ted Marche, an entrepreneurial ventriloquist and dildo maker; Dua

Nov 18, 2017
Bound to the fire - how Virginia's enslaved cooks helped invent American cuisine by Deetz, Kelley Fanto, author. Bound to the fire - how Virginia's enslaved cooks helped invent American cuisine

Nov 18, 2017
Blessed life - my surprising journey of joy, tears, and tales from Harlem to Hollywood by Fields, Kim, 1969- author. Blessed life - my surprising journey of joy, tears, and tales from Harlem to Hollywood

The veteran actor and television personality shares the story of her life, from her life as a popular child actor to her later achievements, and the long journey of self discovery along the way.

Nov 18, 2017
Bethlehem - biography of a town by Blincoe, Nicholas, author. Bethlehem - biography of a town

"[ Bethlehem ] brings within reach 11,000 years of history, centering on the beloved town's unique place in the world. Blincoe's love of Bethlehem is compelling, even as he does not shy away from the complexities of its chronicle." --President Jimmy Carter Bethlehem is so suffused with history and myth that it feels like an unreal city even to those who call it home. For many, Bethlehem remains the little town at the edge of the desert described in Biblical accounts. Today, the city is hemmed in

Nov 18, 2017
Bear awareness - questions and answers on taming your wild mind by Ajahn Brahm, 1951- author. Bear awareness - questions and answers on taming your wild mind

Nov 18, 2017
Barking to the choir - the power of radical kinship by Boyle, Greg, author. Barking to the choir - the power of radical kinship

"In a moving example of unconditional love in difficult times, the Jesuit priest and bestselling author of Tattoos on the Heart, Gregory Boyle, shares what three decades of working with gang members in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion, and the enduring power of kinship. In his first book, ... Gregory Boyle introduced us to Homeboy Industries, the largest gang-intervention program in the world. Critics hailed that book as an 'astounding literary and spiritual feat' (Publishers W

Nov 18, 2017
A baker's life - from childhood bakes to five-star excellence by Hollywood, Paul, author. A baker's life - from childhood bakes to five-star excellence

"Each chapter is filled with bakes that represent a different decade – learning the basics at his father's bakery; honing his pastry skills in the finest hotels; discovering the bold flavours of the Middle East while working in Cyprus; and finding fame with the phenomenally popular Great British Bake Off television series. Thanks to this book (and its clear step-by-step instructions), recipes that Paul has spent years perfecting can be recreated at home. Favourites include garlic baguettes; feta

Nov 18, 2017
The bad food bible - how and why to eat sinfully by Carroll, Aaron E., author. The bad food bible - how and why to eat sinfully

Reveals the positive benefits of enjoying moderate portions of vilified ingredients ranging from red meat and alcohol to gluten and salt.

Nov 18, 2017
Apocalypse 1692 - empire, slavery, and the great Port Royal earthquake by Hughes, Ben, author. Apocalypse 1692 - empire, slavery, and the great Port Royal earthquake

"A haven for pirates and the center of the New World's frenzied trade in slaves and sugar, Port Royal, Jamaica, was a notorious cutthroat settlement where enormous fortunes were gained for the fledgling English empire. But on June 7, 1692, it all came to a catastrophic end. Drawing on research carried out in Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States, Apocalypse 1692: Empire, Slavery, and the Great Port Royal Earthquake by Ben Hughes opens in a post-Glorious Revolution London where two Jamaica

Nov 18, 2017
The annotated African American folktales by The annotated African American folktales

A treasury of dozens of African-American folktales discusses their role in a broader cultural heritage, sharing such classics as the Brer Rabbit stories, the African trickster Anansi, and tales from the late nineteenth-century's "Southern Workman."

Nov 18, 2017
Alone - lost overboard in the Indian Ocean by Archibald, Brett, author. Alone - lost overboard in the Indian Ocean

"In April 2013, fifty-year-old Brett Archibald set off with his friends on a dream surf charter trip off the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia. It quickly became a nightmare: in the middle of a storm, suffering from severe food poisoning, Brett leaned overboard--and blacked out. He awoke in the raging sea. No one had seen him fall, and no one heard his shouts for help. He watched his boat sail away. It would be eight hours before his friends realized he was missing. A frantic search then began for t

Nov 18, 2017
All out war - the plot to destroy Trump by Klein, Edward, 1936- author. All out war - the plot to destroy Trump

With ferocity not seen since the Civil War, the Washington establishment and the radical Left are joining forces in an attempted coup d'etat to overturn the will of the people and return power to the political and media elites who have never been more unhinged. In All Out War: The Plot to Destroy Trump, investigative reporter and national best-selling author Edward Klein reveals: how the plot to destroy Trump was initiated in the Obama White House; two EXCLUSIVE FBI reports that prove the existe

Nov 18, 2017
Aging with wisdom - reflections, stories and teachings by Hoblitzelle, Olivia Ames, author. Aging with wisdom - reflections, stories and teachings

Nov 18, 2017
The actor's life - a survival guide by Fischer, Jenna, 1974- author. The actor's life - a survival guide

Nov 18, 2017

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