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Embroider your life - techniques + motifs + inspiration - simple techniques & 150 stylish motifs to embellish your world by Mornu, Nathalie, author, editor. Embroider your life - techniques + motifs + inspiration - simple techniques & 150 stylish motifs to embellish your world

"Are you ready to embroider your world? With 150 motifs designed by 20 of today's most popular embroidery artists selected from Instagram and Etsy, learn the simplest embroidery stitches and techniques, and see the creative ways the motifs can be used to personalize your head-to-toe wearables, accessories, and items for your home. Explore color, stitch variations, fabric grounds, thread types, scale, fills, and more with Embroider Your Life. With stitch motifs that are contemporary and modern, w

Nov 21, 2017
Emerald labyrinth - a scientist's adventures in the jungles of the Congo by Greenbaum, Eli, 1974- author. Emerald labyrinth - a scientist's adventures in the jungles of the Congo

"Emerald Labyrinth is a scientist and adventurer's chronicle of years exploring the rainforests of sub-Saharan Africa. The richly varied habitats of the Democratic Republic of the Congo offer a wealth of animal, plant, chemical, and medical discoveries. But the country also has a deeply troubled colonial past and a complicated political present. Author Eli Greenbaum is a leading expert in sub-Saharan herpetology--snakes, lizards, and frogs--who brings a sense of wonder to the question of how sci

Nov 18, 2017
Estate sales made easy - a practical guide to success from start to finish by Gray, Victoria, 1952- author. Estate sales made easy - a practical guide to success from start to finish

From the initial search for clients to setup to day of sale to takedown, experienced estate sale manager and founder of Estate Sales by Victoria, Victoria Gray, guides you through what it takes to become an estate sale manager. With a thorough exploration of the legal, financial, familial, and business issues, Gray lays out the nuts and bolts of an estate sale in an efficient, no-nonsense manner, yet with a sensitivity to emotions that might arise during the process. Gray also delves into the sp

Nov 22, 2017
Everything you need to know about social media - (without calling a kid) by Van Susteren, Greta, 1954- author. Everything you need to know about social media - (without calling a kid)

Nov 18, 2017
Evolution - a very short introduction by Charlesworth, Brian, author. Evolution - a very short introduction

POPULAR SCIENCE. Less than 450 years ago, all European scholars believed that the Earth was at the centre of a Universe that was at most a few million miles in extent, and that the planets, sun, and stars all rotated around this centre. Less than 250 years ago, they believed that the Universe was created essentially in its present state about 6000 years ago. Even less than 150 years ago, the view that living species were the result of special creation by God was still dominant. The recognition b

Nov 18, 2017
Extraordinary hand lettering - creative lettering ideas for celebrations, events, décor & more by Wai, Doris, author. Extraordinary hand lettering - creative lettering ideas for celebrations, events, décor & more

Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party de´cor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to the endless possibilities in the world of creative lettering, showing you how to work with types of surfaces, such as wood, glass and acrylic, chalk, and even mirrors. First, learn the simple tools and tricks of hand lett

Nov 21, 2017
Faces of love - Hafez and the poets of Shiraz by Faces of love - Hafez and the poets of Shiraz

"Together, Hafez, a giant of world literature; Jahan Malek Khatun, an eloquent princess; and Obayd-e Zakani, a dissolute satirist, represent one of the most remarkable literary flowerings of any era. All three lived in the famed city of Shiraz, a provincial capital of south-central Iran, and all three drew support from arts-loving rulers during a time better known for its violence than its creative brilliance. Here Dick Davis, an award-winning poet widely considered "our finest translator of Per

Nov 21, 2017
Falafel for breakfast - modern Middle Eastern recipes for any time of the day from Kepos Street Kitchen by Rantissi, Michael, author. Falafel for breakfast - modern Middle Eastern recipes for any time of the day from Kepos Street Kitchen

130 accessible recipes that opens up a world of Middle Eastern flavours and ingredients for the contemporary home cook.

Nov 22, 2017
Fantastic forgeries - paint like Van Gogh - a step-by-step course to painting Van Gogh's classic artworks by Shurvell, Joanne, author. Fantastic forgeries - paint like Van Gogh - a step-by-step course to painting Van Gogh's classic artworks

"Hugely prolific, Vincent Van Gogh produced over 2000 works (nearly 900 paintings and more than 1,100 drawings and sketches) in a ten-year period. His story and (largely) self-taught skills are an inspiration to budding artists everywhere. Fantastic Forgeries is a simple course in the artist's legendary skills, so readers can learn his innovative techniques and then adapt and apply those techniques to their own renditions and drawings. You'll begin just as Van Gogh did, first mastering black and

Nov 22, 2017
Finance your business - secure funding to start, run, and grow your business by Finance your business - secure funding to start, run, and grow your business

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Nov 21, 2017
Finishing wood by Finishing wood

Learn how to: Sand between coats for a flawless finish, Get great results with polyurethane, Apply a tabletop finish with a hand-rubbed feel, Accentuate carvings with color, Spray water-based finishes, Revive a worn finish.

Nov 21, 2017
Ford Mustang - America's original pony car by Farr, Donald N., author. Ford Mustang - America's original pony car

In the early 1960s, Lee Iacocca--then director of the Ford division at Ford Motor Company--convinced Henry Ford II to produce a sporty four-seat car aimed at the emerging youth market. That car, essentially a reconfigured and re-skinned Falcon economy car, became the Ford Mustang, and it changed the automotive world like no other car before or since. In Mustang: Fifty Years, acclaimed Mustang writer Donald Farr celebrates this unbroken lineage of muscle: its phenomenal first-year sales, the new

Nov 22, 2017
Foxtrot in Kandahar - a memoir of a CIA Officer in Afghanistan at the inception of America's longest war by Evans, Duane, 1956- author. Foxtrot in Kandahar - a memoir of a CIA Officer in Afghanistan at the inception of America's longest war

"Veteran CIA officer Duane Evans is dispatched to Pakistan to "get something going in the South," still under the Taliban's sway and al-Qa'ida. With no "Southern Alliance" for the U.S. to support, a new strategy is called for. This is the true story of Evans's unexpected journey from the pristine halls of Langley to the badlands of southern Afghanistan. Within hours after he watched the horrors of 9/11 unfold during a chance visit to FBI Headquarters, Evans begins a personal and relentless quest

Nov 21, 2017
Franklin D. Roosevelt - a political life by Dallek, Robert, author. Franklin D. Roosevelt - a political life

"A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and dealmaker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents than one that focuses on his unparalleled political ability as a uniter and consensus-maker. While Robert Dallek's Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life will take a fresh look at the many compelling questions

Nov 17, 2017
From freezer to table - 75+ simple, whole foods recipes for gathering, cooking, and sharing by Conner, Polly, author. From freezer to table - 75+ simple, whole foods recipes for gathering, cooking, and sharing

Presents more than 75 family-friendly recipes designed to be prepared ahead of time and frozen.

Nov 22, 2017
Frommer's easyguide to Washington, D.C. 2018 by Ford, Elise (Elise Hartman), author. Frommer's easyguide to Washington, D.C. 2018

Nov 18, 2017
Garth Brooks - the anthology. Part 1, the first five years by Brooks, Garth, author. Garth Brooks - the anthology. Part 1, the first five years

Brooks take a year-by-year look at how he choose the songs for his albums. Part 1 focuses on the first five years, 1989-1993. The analysis includes background from songwriters, musicians, producers, engineers, and managers involved in the songs. Brooks also includes the history of the music that mean a lot to him, explaining what he saw and what he experienced.

Nov 21, 2017
God's wisdom for navigating life - a year of daily devotions in the book of Proverbs by Keller, Timothy, 1950- author. God's wisdom for navigating life - a year of daily devotions in the book of Proverbs

A year-long collection of daily devotionals offers biblical wisdom that can be applied to modern life to reinforce one's relationship with God and provide a new understanding of what it is to live a moral life.

Nov 18, 2017
God, faith, and reason by Savage, Michael, 1942- author. God, faith, and reason

But rather than a dry, theological treatise, Savage provides something more akin to an ancient mystery text. Drawing on Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and other spiritual sources, as well as autobiographical material and highlights from his radio show, Savage shares a series of glimpses of God he has experienced over the whole of his life, before and after his groundbreaking radio career. Moving childhood stories, his dinner with an atheist and a Buddhist, an interview with a Jewish gangster and Sa

Nov 17, 2017
Gold panning California - a guide to the area's best sites for gold by Romaine, Garret. Gold panning California - a guide to the area's best sites for gold

Nov 22, 2017

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