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How to crochet - techniques and projects for the complete beginner by Varnam, Emma, author. How to crochet - techniques and projects for the complete beginner

"Learning to crochet has never been easier! An accessible introduction to crochet, How to Crochet is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New crocheters will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the basic stitches, read charts and patterns, and finish off theirwork. Ten stylish projects introduce a different technique, with complete instructions explained in detail with the help of clear

Nov 21, 2017
How to draw manga in simple steps by Li, Yishan, 1981- author. How to draw manga in simple steps

Nov 22, 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
In the kitchen - 120 favourite recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, picnics and parties by Logue, Simmone, author. In the kitchen - 120 favourite recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, picnics and parties

Nov 23, 2017
Instant one-pot meals - Southern recipes for the modern 7-in-1 electric pressure cooker by Arnold, Laura, author. Instant one-pot meals - Southern recipes for the modern 7-in-1 electric pressure cooker

Nov 21, 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
iPhone for dummies by Baig, Edward C., author. iPhone for dummies

iPhone For Dummies is the ultimate user-friendly guide to the iPhone! Whether you're new to the iPhone or just want to get more out of it, this book will show you the essentials you need to know to take full advantage of the major features. Dive into Utilities to customize your iPhone for the way you use it, and learn new ways to use familiar apps and tools. Whether your phone is new, old, or somewhere in between, this book has you covered; friendly, easy-to-read instructions cover the iPhone's

Nov 23, 2017
iPhone for seniors for dummies by Spivey, Dwight, author. iPhone for seniors for dummies

Provides instruction for seniors on using the iPhone, including how to make and receive calls, use email and social media, browse the web, play games, listen to music and podcasts, work with reminders and notifications, and read e-books.

Nov 22, 2017
Ireland by Ireland

Describes the architecture, culture, and history of Ireland; explores the highlights of each region of the country; recommends hotels, restaurants, shops, sights, and scenic routes.

Nov 21, 2017
Iron Maiden - the ultimate unauthorized history of the beast by Daniels, Neil (Neil Andrew), author. Iron Maiden - the ultimate unauthorized history of the beast

"Formed in 1975 by a young, East London bass player named Steve Harris, Iron Maiden went on to become one of the most successful heavy metal acts in history. With an estimated 85 million albums sold worldwide, the band remains hugely popular. Iron Maiden is the updated edition of the first-ever complete, illustrated retrospective of the band. Music journalist Neil Daniels relates the band's entire history and provides a complete, up-to-date discography, while respected heavy metal journalists an

Nov 23, 2017
Japanese inns and hot springs - a guide to Japan's best ryokan and onsen by Seki, Akihiko, author. Japanese inns and hot springs - a guide to Japan's best ryokan and onsen

Richly illustrated and exhaustively researched, Japanese Inns & Hot Springs is the definitive guide to Japanese spas and hot springs known as Ryokans. It presents the finest Ryokans in Japan, from historic properties like Hiiragiya in Kyoto and Kikkaso in Hakone to luxury retreats like Zaborin in Hokkaido and Tenku-no-Mori in Kyushu. In this Japan travel guide you will find: the 40 best Japanese ryokan and onsens for English-speaking visitors (including 13 in the Tokyo area and 11 in and around

Nov 22, 2017
Java - the complete reference by Schildt, Herbert, author. Java - the complete reference

"Fully updated for Java SE 9, Java: The Complete Reference, Tenth Edition explains how to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles. You'll also find information on key portions of the Java API library, such as I/O, the Collections Framework, the stream library, and the concurrency utilities. Swing, JavaFX, JavaBeans, and servlets are examined

Nov 21, 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
Just for fun - drawing - more than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic drawing by Herzog, Lise, author. Just for fun - drawing - more than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic drawing

Aspiring artists and art enthusiasts who have never before picked up a pencil can follow incredibly simple step-by-step instructions and discover how to draw everyday subjects. Each featured subject starts with basic lines and shapes, and slowly progresses with each new step to a fully rendered, completed drawing. Saving the nitty-gritty technical aspects of drawing for the more advanced student, Just for Fun: Drawing simply touches upon key drawing concepts and fundamentals, including perspecti

Nov 21, 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
Kaukasis - a culinary journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan & beyond by Hercules, Olia, author. Kaukasis - a culinary journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan & beyond

Nov 22, 2017
Kebabs - 75 spectacular recipes for grilling by Riches, Derrick, author. Kebabs - 75 spectacular recipes for grilling

Nov 22, 2017

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