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Crochet animal rugs - over 20 crochet patterns for fun floor mats and matching accessories by Rott, Ira, author. Crochet animal rugs - over 20 crochet patterns for fun floor mats and matching accessories

"Crochet decor your kids will be begging for! Bring their bedroom decor to life with this collection of seven sensational animal rug designs, by popular crochet designer Ira Rott. You will love making these unique and quirky designs that kids will simply adore. Choose from an amazing elephant, a sweet giraffe, a cuddly cat, a cheeky monkey, a sneaky crab, a friendly dinosaur and a snuggly bear, each with a coordinating pillow and accessory to crochet to continue the theme. With accessories rangi

Aug 15, 2018
Your first novel - a top agent and a published author show you how to write your book and get it published by Rittenberg, Ann, 1957- author. Your first novel - a top agent and a published author show you how to write your book and get it published

"Your Expert Guide to Writing and Publishing a Novel In this revised and expanded edition of Your First Novel , novelist Laura Whitcomb, seasoned literary agent Ann Rittenberg, and her knowledgeable assistant, Camille Goldin, team up to provide you with the essential skills needed to craft the best novel you can--and the savvy business know-how to get it published. Complete with updated references, analysis of new best-selling novels, and the same detailed instruction, Whitcomb will show you how

Aug 14, 2018
The younger next year back book - the whole-body plan to conquer back pain forever by Crowley, Chris, author. The younger next year back book - the whole-body plan to conquer back pain forever

At some point in their lives, 80% of Americans will seek expert help for back pain. It’s an epidemic, with a cost to society in medical expenses and lost productivity that is steeper than heart disease. But remember the 80% figure—that’s the astonishing cure rate at Dr. Jeremy James’s Aspen Club Back Institute. A Doctor of Chiropractic who took that path because of his own severe injury-induced back pain, he has developed a revolutionary behavioral/whole-body approach to help sufferers heal—and

Aug 14, 2018
You have the right to remain fat by Tovar, Virgie, 1982- author. You have the right to remain fat

Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it?and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again. Ever since, she’s been helping others to do the same. Tovar is hungry for a world where bodies are valued equally, food is free from moral judgment, and you can jiggle through life with respect. In concise and candid language, she delves into unlearning fatphobia, dismantling sexist

Aug 14, 2018
Write naked by Probst, Jennifer, author. Write naked

"Transform your passion for writing into a career. Regardless of the genre, every novelist faces a difficult task. Creating authentic characters and an engaging plot are challenging enough. But attempting to break into the hotter-than-ever romance genre, which is constantly flooded with new titles and fresh faces? It can feel impossible. To survive--and thrive-- you need the help and wisdom of an expert. New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Probst reveals her pathway to success, from stru

Aug 14, 2018
Woodburning realistic people - step-by-step guide to creating perfect portraits of people by Schwartz, Jo, 1958- author. Woodburning realistic people - step-by-step guide to creating perfect portraits of people

Turning a photograph of a loved one into a realistic pyrography pattern is easier than you think! Discover the art of portrait burning, and start creating perfect likenesses of your favorite people in wood. Pyrography artist Jo Schwartz reveals her dazzling techniques for turning photographs into custom portraits. She shows how to create beautiful images that resemble old, sepia-colored photos, using smooth shading methods that she has developed over years of burning. You ll learn how to make a

Aug 14, 2018
Women who were sexually abused as children - mothering, resilience, and protecting the next generation by Gil, Teresa, 1958- author. Women who were sexually abused as children - mothering, resilience, and protecting the next generation

Aug 14, 2018
The tangled tree - a radical new history of life by Quammen, David, 1948- author. The tangled tree - a radical new history of life

"Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life's history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature."--

Aug 14, 2018
Survival guide for the soul - how to flourish spiritually in a world that pressures us to achieve by Shigematsu, Ken, 1966- Survival guide for the soul - how to flourish spiritually in a world that pressures us to achieve

"What keeps us from flourishing in our spiritual lives is a neglect of the inner life of the soul. And more and more today, this neglect is driven by our ambition to accomplish something big outside ourselves. We live in a society that pressures us to achieve professionally, socially, and through the constant acquisition of material possessions. Drawing on a wide range of sources including scripture, church history, psychology, and neuroscience, as well as a rich variety of stories from his own

Aug 14, 2018
Strong - a runner's guide to boosting confidence and becoming the best version of you by Goucher, Kara, author. Strong - a runner's guide to boosting confidence and becoming the best version of you

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Aug 14, 2018
Streams of gold, rivers of blood - the rise and fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade by Kaldellis, Anthony, author. Streams of gold, rivers of blood - the rise and fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade

In the second half of the tenth century, Byzantium embarked on a series of spectacular conquests, first in the southeast against the Arabs, then in Bulgaria, and finally in the Georgian and Armenian lands. By the early eleventh century, the empire was the most powerful state in the Mediterranean. It was also expanding economically, demographically, and, in time, intellectually as well. Yet this imperial project came to a crashing collapse fifty years later when political disunity, fiscal mismana

Aug 14, 2018
Sound pictures - the life of Beatles producer George Martin - the later years, 1966-2016 by Womack, Kenneth, author. Sound pictures - the life of Beatles producer George Martin - the later years, 1966-2016

More than anyone besides the bandmates themselves, George Martin was the man who created the unique sound of the Beatles. Sound Pictures offers a powerful and intimate account of how he did so. The second and final volume of the definitive biography of the man, Sound Pictures traces the story of the Beatles’ breathtaking artistic trajectory after reaching the creative heights of Rubber Soul. As the bandmates engage in brash experimentation both inside and outside the studio, Martin toils along w

Aug 14, 2018
Six Sisters' Stuff. Copycat cooking - 100+ restaurant meals you can make at home by Six Sisters' Stuff. Copycat cooking - 100+ restaurant meals you can make at home

"The popular Six Sisters' Stuff bloggers come to the rescue with a new collection of more than 100 easy-to-make recipes of popular restaurant dishes and takeout favorites for busy families. Make meal planning a breeze as you mix-and-match side dishes from one restaurant with main courses from another and finish it off with a dessert from a third. Save money while spending more time with your family. Change dining-out to dining-in for a memorable experience your whole family will enjoy."--

Aug 14, 2018
Simple - the easiest cookbook in the world - no recipe has more than 4 steps or 6 ingredients by Mallet, Jean-François, 1967- author. Simple - the easiest cookbook in the world - no recipe has more than 4 steps or 6 ingredients

Every recipe has less than four steps and fewer than six ingredients, illustrated with more than 1,000 user-friendly photographs. No wonder it is an overnight international bestseller! Want a quick answer to What should I eat? Simple- with its clean design, large type, straightforward photos, and handy icons-will have you enjoying a meal in minutes. Through combinations of basic flavors and fresh ingredients, chef, food photographer, and cookbook author Jean-Francois Mallet helps anyone, the nov

Aug 14, 2018
Rock monster - my life with Joe Walsh by Casey, Kristin, author. Rock monster - my life with Joe Walsh

Rock Monster is an honest account of Kristin Casey's life-changing experience in a relationship with rock legend Joe Walsh. At once envious, glamorous, debauched and disturbing, it's her long and winding journey from life in the fast lane to sobriety and redemption. Set in the late-eighties and nineties, these are some of Walsh's darkest years, from spiraling addiction to a stunning comeback with the Eagles' Hell Freezes Over tour. Kristin Casey pulls no punches, sharing gritty details with self

Aug 14, 2018
Public speaking skills for dummies by Connolly, Alyson, author. Public speaking skills for dummies

Many of you face the idea of speaking in public with stark terror, right? Rejoice! This book will help you banish your fears for good. Whether you need to make a business pitch, give a presentation, address a conference, ace a job interview, or offer a rousing wedding toast, you'll discover how to identify and fix the problems that are stealing your confidence. You'll learn to put the right workds together and deliver them in a way that makes your listeners pay attention--and feel glad they did.

Aug 14, 2018
Outdoor woodworking games - 20 fun projects to make by Goodsell, Alan, author. Outdoor woodworking games - 20 fun projects to make

"Have fun making an array of outdoor games that people of all ages can enjoy! With 20 popular games to create in your workshop, including classics such as limbo dancing and croquet, you will be able to entertain friends and family for hours and bring some friendly competition to your garden parties. You will only need basic woodworking skills, materials and tools to make the games. Each one has easy-to-follow step-by-step photographs and instructions, and there are plenty of diagrams to help you

Aug 14, 2018
Out of step - a memoir by Moll, Anthony (Writer and educator), author. Out of step - a memoir

"A queer coming-of-age-story set against the backdrop of the U.S. military during the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" era, this memoir recounts what it was like for a punk, nerdy, left-leaning poor boy from Nevada to explore his bisexuality while facing war and changing ideals"--

Aug 14, 2018
Our stories, our voices - 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America by Our stories, our voices - 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America

Aug 14, 2018
Let go of emotional overeating and love your food - a five-point plan for success by Englander, Arlene B., author. Let go of emotional overeating and love your food - a five-point plan for success

Let Go of Emotional Overeating and Love Your Food is for anyone who would like to eat whatever they like, yet stop just at the point of satisfaction without overeating. Written by a Columbia University trained psychotherapist and former emotional overeater, Let Go of Emotional Overeating and Love Your Food offers psychologically sound techniques for recognizing the symptoms of emotional overeating and methods for addressing it in ways that are both effective and enjoyable. Readers will learn how

Aug 14, 2018

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