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Writing children's books - everything you need to know from story creation to getting published. by Fredericks, Anthony D., author. Writing children's books - everything you need to know from story creation to getting published.

Oct 15, 2018
Women who write are dangerous by Bollmann, Stefan, 1958- author. Women who write are dangerous

"This sequel to the best-selling Women Who Read are Dangerous features portraits and profiles of forty-seven trailblazing women authors past and present. It will offer insight, inspiration--and a little danger--to every reader." -- from back cover.

Oct 15, 2018
Wholefood baking by Blereau, Jude, author. Wholefood baking

Trusted author and inspiring food educator, Jude Blereau, turns her skilled hand and discerning eye to the popular field of baking in this fourth beautifully photographed (and thoroughly tested) book as she explores organic and wholefood philosophy in everyday recipes.

Oct 15, 2018
What if this were enough? - essays by Havrilesky, Heather, author. What if this were enough? - essays

"Heather Havrilesky attempts to disrupt our cultural delusions and false dichotomies, to unearth moralistic interpretations of mundane human behaviors and interrogate so-called mistakes that we've slowly internalized, and to question the glorification of suffering, dishonesty, romantic fantasy, conquest, predation, and perfectionism"--

Oct 15, 2018
A walk through Paris by Hazan, Éric, author. A walk through Paris

"A walker's guide to Paris, taking us through its past, present and possible futures Eric Hazan, author of the acclaimed The Invention of Paris, leads us by the hand in this walk from Ivry to Saint-Denis, roughly following the meridian that divides Paris into east and west, and passing such familiar landmarks as the Luxembourg Gardens, the Pompidou Centre, the Gare du Nord and Montmartre, as well as little-known alleyways and arcades. Filled with historical anecdotes, geographical observations a

Oct 15, 2018
Valley Forge by Drury, Bob, author. Valley Forge

"December 1777. It is 18 months after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and some 12,000 members of America's beleaguered Continental Army stagger into a small Pennsylvania encampment 23 miles northwest of British-occupied Philadelphia. The starving and half-naked force is reeling from a string of demoralizing defeats at the hands of King George III's army, and are barely equipped to survive the coming winter. Their commander in chief, the focused and forceful George Washington, is

Oct 15, 2018
Success through diversity - why the most inclusive companies will win by Fulp, Carol, 1952- author. Success through diversity - why the most inclusive companies will win

"Demographic shifts in America have made diversity one of the most important topics in contemporary business. Companies that proactively embrace diversity in all areas of their operations will thrive, while companies that ignore this shift will find it impossible to maintain relevance and compete"--

Oct 15, 2018
Storm Lake - a chronicle of change, resilience, and hope from a heartland newspaper by Cullen, Art, author. Storm Lake - a chronicle of change, resilience, and hope from a heartland newspaper

"From a 2017 Pulitzer-winning newspaperman, an unsentimental ode to America's heartland as seen in small-town Iowa--a story of reinvention and resilience, environmental and economic struggle, and surprising diversity and hope. When The Storm Lake Times, a tiny Iowa twice-weekly, won a Pulitzer Prize for taking on big corporate agri-industry for poisoning the local rivers and lake, it was a coup on many counts: a strike for the well being of a rural community; a triumph for that endangered specie

Oct 15, 2018
Sister Pie - the recipes & stories of a big-hearted bakery in Detroit by Ludwinski, Lisa, author. Sister Pie - the recipes & stories of a big-hearted bakery in Detroit

A collection of favorite recipes for sweet and savory pies from the owner of Detroit's Sister Pie bakery features such options as ginger peach biscuit, toasted marshmallow butterscotch, and sour cherry bourbon pie.

Oct 15, 2018
Running past fifty - advice and inspiration for senior runners by Kislevitz, Gail W., author. Running past fifty - advice and inspiration for senior runners

Oct 15, 2018
The rough guide to Greece by The rough guide to Greece

A guide to visiting Greece that provides information on accommodations, restaurants, activities, festivals, shopping, and sites; and includes maps, trip planning advice, and notes on the history and culture of the country.

Oct 15, 2018
Presidents of war by Beschloss, Michael R., author. Presidents of war

"Ten years in the making, Presidents of War is a fresh, intimate, irresistibly readable narrative of how a procession of Chief Executives took the nation into major conflicts, mobilized Americans for victory and seized greater power for themselves. Beschloss's findings in original letters, diaries, and declassified documents, and his interviews with surviving participants in the drama, allow him to bring us into the room and into the minds of these men as they make the most difficult decisions t

Oct 15, 2018
The physics behind ... - discover the physics of everyday life by Swan, Russ, author. The physics behind ... - discover the physics of everyday life

Can you really lose weight by consuming nothing but ice cream and beer? How does the latest blockbuster movie get squeezed onto a disk, and how do they make the pictures seem 3D? How much does a selfie weigh? What's the science behind forensic investigations, body scans, and the dating of ancient artefacts? The Physics Behind... takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the scientific principles that that make the modern world work. Could there be life on Mars? Why is north really south?

Oct 15, 2018
The Penguin book of Irish poetry by The Penguin book of Irish poetry

Oct 15, 2018
On the other side of chaos - understanding the addiction of a loved one by Van Vechten, Ellen, author. On the other side of chaos - understanding the addiction of a loved one

"A lawyer turned counselor examines the chaos many families endure when addiction disrupts their lives. Based in part on her own family’s journey, Van Vechten explains the science of addiction, the theory of treatment, and the Twelve-Step model of recovery, providing sensible information and tips for reasoned action in support of a loved one while fostering personal growth and recovery."--

Oct 15, 2018
Night moves by Hopper, Jessica, author. Night moves

"Written in taut, mesmerizing, often hilarious scenes, Night Moves captures the fierce friendships and small moments that form us all. Drawing on her personal journals from the aughts, Jessica Hopper chronicles her time as a DJ, living in decrepit punk houses, biking to bad loft parties with her friends, exploring Chicago deep into the night. And, along the way, she creates a homage to vibrant corners of the city that have been muted by sleek development. A book birthed in the amber glow of Chic

Oct 15, 2018
Music law - how to run your band's business by Stim, Richard, author. Music law - how to run your band's business

Oct 15, 2018
Mexico City. by Mexico City.

"Quesadillas sizzling on street corners outside cosy coffee shops; mariachi in sequined sombreros serenading late-night revellers; tower blocks casting long shadows over baroque churches and Aztec ruins studded with cacti. Mexico City simultaneously conforms to every stereotype and challenges every preconception with shameless self-assurance. We push past the colourful chaos and Frida Kahlo merchandise (although, naturally, we drop by her cobalt-blue home) to find the city's tastiest tacos and t

Oct 15, 2018
Make ink - a forager's guide to natural inkmaking by Logan, Jason (Artist), author. Make ink - a forager's guide to natural inkmaking

Oct 15, 2018
Let's start a riot - how a young drunk punk became a Hollywood dad by McCulloch, Bruce, author. Let's start a riot - how a young drunk punk became a Hollywood dad

Comedian, writer, director and legendary Kid in the Hall Bruce McCulloch chronicles his journey from wild early days as a "young punk" in 1980s Alberta, to his flannel plaid days and futon nights in 1990s Toronto, to becoming a "pajama-clad dad" living in the Hollywood Hills. Taking us from scowling teenager to father of two, this biting, funny collection of personal stories, peppered with moments of surprising poignancy, proves that although this infamous Kid may be all grown up, his singular b

Oct 15, 2018

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