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Your creative work space - the sweet spot style guide to home office + studio decor by Peacock, Desha, author. Your creative work space - the sweet spot style guide to home office + studio decor

"Known for her eclectic style and helping others see the possibility within themselves, their homes, and personal style, Desha Peacock offers you tips on designing a creative work space that will also inspire you to do the work you are meant to do. Peacock's design tips cover how to use your work space to inspire your best work; choose the right color to enhance your mood; create a cozy virtual office no matter where you live; work with a tiny space in a closet or other nook; mix vintage, modern

Nov 17, 2017
You do you - how to be who you are and use what you've got to get what you want by Knight, Sarah (Freelance editor), author. You do you - how to be who you are and use what you've got to get what you want

Presents an irreverent guide to letting go of the weight of others' expectations and doubling down on one's dreams to find real, lasting happiness. --Publisher

Nov 22, 2017
Written in blood - courage and corruption in the Appalachian war of extraction by Written in blood - courage and corruption in the Appalachian war of extraction

Nov 22, 2017
Who can you trust? - how technology brought us together and why it might drive us apart by Botsman, Rachel, author. Who can you trust? - how technology brought us together and why it might drive us apart

Argues that society is now built upon a distrust of institutions and government, with people instead tending to trust complete strangers, or even an Internet bot, and explains the mechanics of trust to show how to benefit from this radical shift.

Nov 18, 2017
Where the wild coffee grows - the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup by Koehler, Jeff, author. Where the wild coffee grows - the untold story of coffee from the cloud forests of Ethiopia to your cup

Nov 18, 2017
What future - the year's best ideas to reclaim, reanimate & reinvent our future by What future - the year's best ideas to reclaim, reanimate & reinvent our future

Nov 18, 2017
What does this button do? - an autobiography by Dickinson, Bruce, 1958- author. What does this button do? - an autobiography

Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks in no small part to the high-octane performances, operatic singing style, and stage presence of its second, but twice-longest-serving, lead singer, Bruce Dickinson. But Iron Maiden's front man -- first from 1981 to 1993, and then from 1999 to the present -- is just one of the many hats Bruce wears. In addition to being a singer and songwriter, he is an airline captain, aviation

Nov 17, 2017
Voices of Medieval England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales - Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life by Voices of Medieval England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales - Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life

Nov 16, 2017
Visionary landscapes - Japanese garden design in North America the work of five contemporary masters by Brown, Kendall H., author. Visionary landscapes - Japanese garden design in North America the work of five contemporary masters

Japanese gardens are found throughout the world their unique forms now considered a universal art form. This stunning Japanese gardening book examines the work of five leading landscape architects in North America who are exploring the extraordinary power of Japanese-style garden design to create an immersive experience promoting personal and social well-being. Master garden designers Hoichi Kurisu, Takeo Uesugi, David Slawson, Shin Abe, and Marc Keane, have each interpreted the style and meanin

Nov 21, 2017
Veranda - inspired by color by Smith, Clinton, author. Veranda - inspired by color

"Color is more than a backdrop - it's a mood lifter and scene setter. Take an intimate tour of beautiful homes featuring an array of elegant palettes devised by renowned designers. From classic blue-and-white rooms and rich, jewel-tone spaces, to airy interiors infused with bold hues, in this artfully curated selection of photographs you will fall in love with color all over again."-Book cover.

Nov 22, 2017
Vegan bowl attack! - more than 100 one-dish meals packed with plant-based power by Sobon, Jackie, author. Vegan bowl attack! - more than 100 one-dish meals packed with plant-based power

Bowl food. It's a hash tag. It's a buffet for one. It's a way of life. Simple and nourishing, vegan bowls are where it's at. Perfect for workday lunches, simple dinners, and even breakfast, these are meals so good you'll soon forget plates even exist. Inside you'll find more than 100 one-dish, plant-based bowls that feed every whim and fancy, created for you by author and vegan blogger extraordinaire Jackie Sobon. You don't have to be vegan to enjoy these recipes - you just need to love food!

Nov 22, 2017
Unscrewed - women, sex, power, and how to stop letting the system screw us all by Friedman, Jaclyn, author. Unscrewed - women, sex, power, and how to stop letting the system screw us all

"From a leading feminist journalist, a searing investigation into the state of sexual power in America, and how to make real progress toward equality"--

Nov 18, 2017
Traditional Swedish knitting patterns - 40 motifs and 20 projects by Karlsson, Maja, author. Traditional Swedish knitting patterns - 40 motifs and 20 projects

"Knitting designer Maja Karlsson delved into the fascinating history of Swedish fibercrafts, and discovered a rich tradition of multi-color patterning-- the perfect source of inspiration for this lovely collection of 40 uniquely Swedish motifs, applied and combined into 22 projects. Flowers, borders, geometric figures, landscapes, people, and animals, on their own or together, form the backbone of traditional Swedish stranded patterns. With the help of clear diagrams and full-color knitted swa

Nov 17, 2017
Topiary, knots and parterres by Foley, Caroline (Writer on gardens), author. Topiary, knots and parterres

"Topiary, knots, and parterres come in many guises, from the grand and imposing to the humble and folksy. In this book Caroline Foley -- with the aid of diarists, writers, wits, designers, gardeners, and garden owners -- traces their story through the centuries and across the world"--Jacket flap.

Nov 18, 2017
This is the place - women writing about home by This is the place - women writing about home

Nov 18, 2017
They can't kill us until they kill us - essays by Willis-Abdurraqib, Hanif, author. They can't kill us until they kill us - essays

"In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism that resonates profoundly. In essays that have been published by the New York Times, MTV, and Pitchfork, among others--along with original, previously unreleased essays-- Abdurraquib uses music and culture

Nov 18, 2017
The war against boys - how misguided policies are harming our young men by Sommers, Christina Hoff, author. The war against boys - how misguided policies are harming our young men

"An updated and revised edition of the controversial classic--now more relevant than ever--argues that boys are the ones languishing socially and academically, resulting in staggering social and economic costs, "--

Nov 21, 2017
The vegan holiday cookbook - from elegant appetizers to festive mains and delicious sweets by Laforêt, Marie, 1983- The vegan holiday cookbook - from elegant appetizers to festive mains and delicious sweets

Nov 18, 2017
The un-discovered islands - an archipelago of myths and mysteries, phantoms and fakes by Tallack, Malachy, author. The un-discovered islands - an archipelago of myths and mysteries, phantoms and fakes

Be prepared to be captivated by the astounding tales of two dozen islands once believed to be real but no longer on the map. These are the products of the imagination, deception, and human error: an archipelago of ex-islands and forgotten lands. From the well-known story of Atlantis and the mysteries of frozen Thule to more obscure tales from around the globe, and from ancient history right up to the present day, this is an atlas of legend and wonder, with glorious illustrations by Katie Scott.

Nov 18, 2017
The typography idea book - inspiration from 50 masters by Heller, Steven, author. The typography idea book - inspiration from 50 masters

Nov 17, 2017

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