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Higher is waiting by Perry, Tyler, author. Higher is waiting

The cinematic innovator behind Tyler Perry Studios traces his youth in New Orleans through his successful career, in an uplifting account of his spiritual awakening that explains how his faith has enriched his life and sustained him in hard times.

Nov 17, 2017
Hiking naked - a Quaker woman's search for balance by Graville, Iris. Hiking naked - a Quaker woman's search for balance

"Knocked off her feet after twenty years in public health nursing, Iris Graville quit her job and convinced her husband and their thirteen-year-old twins to move to Stahekin, a remote mountain village in Washington State's North Cascades. They sought adventure; she yearned for the solitude of this community of eighty-five residents accessible only by boat, float plane, or hiking. "Hiking Naked" chronicles Graville's journey through questions about work and calling as well as how she coped with o

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
Homemade holiday - craft your way through more than 40 festive projects by Pester, Sophie, author. Homemade holiday - craft your way through more than 40 festive projects

"Bring the magic of a handmade Christmas into your home with 40 projects for gifts, decorations, and homemade wrapping paper. Save time and money with the festive craft projects in Homemade Holiday. Clear, step-by-step instructions guide readers to create fresh flower garlands, bake edible gift tags, make homemade bath salts, and paint authentic tree ornaments. With last-minute ideas and lots of inspiration, this book will help you wrap up gift-giving and decorating for the holiday season." --

Nov 17, 2017
How to cook everything vegetarian - simple meatless recipes for great food by Bittman, Mark, author. How to cook everything vegetarian - simple meatless recipes for great food

A definitive, one-stop vegetarian cookbook showcases more than two thousand different recipes and variations for simple meatless meals, including salads, soups, eggs and dairy, vegetables and fruit, pasta, grains, legumes, tofu and other meat substitutes.

Nov 17, 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
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
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
I don't have time - 15-minute ways to shape a life you love by Grey, Emma, author. I don't have time - 15-minute ways to shape a life you love

We live in a time of "hurry sickness". "Busy" has become a competitive sport, and it's a sport with no winners. Somewhere underneath all of this hard slog there are the things we really want to do; the things that bring us joy! And most of the time, the only thing standing between us doing what we want, is us. Through stories, theories, and practical exercises, I Don't Have Time explores 50 excuses we make that keep us from getting on with the things that really matter to us. These are the excus

Nov 17, 2017
Invocation to Daughters by Reyes, Barbara Jane, author. Invocation to Daughters

"Feminist experimental poetry in the tradition of Audre Lorde and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha from a prominent Filipina American poet"--

Nov 17, 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
Kachka - a return to Russian cooking by Morales, Bonnie Frumkin, author. Kachka - a return to Russian cooking

Celebrated Portland chef Bonnie Frumkin Morales brings her acclaimed Portland restaurant Kachka into your home kitchen with a debut cookbook enlivening Russian cuisine with an emphasis on vibrant, locally sourced ingredients. From bright pickles to pillowy dumplings, ingenious vodka infusions to traditional homestyle dishes, and varied zakuski to satisfying sweets, Kachka the cookbook covers the vivid world of Russian cuisine. More than 100 recipes show how easy it is to eat, drink, and open you

Nov 17, 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
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
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
Making steampunk jewellery by Druce, Nikki, author. Making steampunk jewellery

Steampunk has captured the imagination of thousands who are searching for a unique style symbolic of a richly inspired, post-apocalyptic world drawn from the heavy machinery of the Victorian age. This book shows you how to access that world and make unique jewellery and accessories that will complete an outfit and transport you to another era.

Nov 17, 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
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
Miami century fox by Rodríguez Iglesias, Legna, 1984- author. Miami century fox

Nov 17, 2017

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