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The deckchair gardener - an improper gardening manual by Wareham, Anne, author. The deckchair gardener - an improper gardening manual

"For those who want to enjoy their garden but don't have the time, knowledge or inclination to do the hard work involved, this book is an indispensable guide for quick and easy ways to look after your little patch of paradise. Weeding out unnecessary advice and pruning back complicated instructions, Anne Wareham provides you with humorous, honest tips and the essential information you need to look after your garden, saving your energy and your back"--Back cover.

May 23, 2018
The defiant - protest movements in post-liberal America by Barrett, Dawson, author. The defiant - protest movements in post-liberal America

May 21, 2018
The Graham Kerr Cookbook by Kerr, Graham, author. The Graham Kerr Cookbook

A new edition of a beloved cookbook celebrating the classic dishes and witty humor that were signature to TV chef Graham Kerr's The Galloping Gourmet.--Amazon.

May 21, 2018
The homesteader's herbal companion - the ultimate guide to growing, preserving, and using herbs by Fewell, Amy K., author. The homesteader's herbal companion - the ultimate guide to growing, preserving, and using herbs

"The Homesteader's Herbal Companion is a beautiful guide for the modern day homesteader. From learning how to incorporate herbs and essential oils around your home, to learning how to enhance your family's health and well-being, this book is the go-to guide for those wishing to live a more natural homesteading lifestyle. This book takes readers through the basics of herbalism, including the different types of herbs and the uses for them around the homestead. It also breaks down how herbs are use

May 21, 2018
The joy of doing nothing - a real-life guide to stepping back, slowing down, and creating a simpler, joy-filled life by Jonat, Rachel, author. The joy of doing nothing - a real-life guide to stepping back, slowing down, and creating a simpler, joy-filled life

"In a world where there's always something, take a minute and enjoy doing nothing. Imagine waking up and ... peace. No rush to make it out the door. No scramble to get everyone fed and dressed. No panic over things that weren't done the night before. Just ten minutes for you to enjoy doing nothing. Doesn't that sound amazing? The Joy of Doing Nothing shows you how to find time in your overscheduled life for these wonderful moments -- and how to let go of any guilt you may have over "wastin

May 21, 2018
The known citizen - a history of privacy in modern America by Igo, Sarah Elizabeth, 1969- author. The known citizen - a history of privacy in modern America

Every day, Americans make decisions about their privacy: what to share and when, how much to expose and to whom. Securing the boundary between one's private affairs and public identity has become a central task of citizenship. How did privacy come to loom so large in American life? Sarah Igo tracks this elusive social value across the twentieth century, as individuals questioned how they would, and should, be known by their own society. Privacy was not always a matter of public import. But begin

May 21, 2018
The last utopians - four late nineteenth-century visionaries and their legacy by Robertson, Michael, author. The last utopians - four late nineteenth-century visionaries and their legacy

Provided by amazon.com.

May 22, 2018
The legal guide for writers, artists and other creative people - protect your work and understand the law by Norwick, Kenneth P. The legal guide for writers, artists and other creative people - protect your work and understand the law

This comprehensive, authoritative and accessible book enables creators to understand their legal rights and safeguard their work from a wide variety of risks in both cyberspace and traditional media. It explains major developments in the applicable law and in the publishing, communications, art and entertainment businesses so you'll be able to confidently secure your work, negotiate contracts and avoid lawsuits.

May 23, 2018
The MIND Diet cookbook - quick and delicious recipes for enhancing brain function and helping prevent Alzheimer's and dementia by Diversi, Kristin, author. The MIND Diet cookbook - quick and delicious recipes for enhancing brain function and helping prevent Alzheimer's and dementia

"The MIND diet is the new, scientifically-proven diet that promotes brain health and reduces the chance of Alzheimer's disease. Packed with over 150 delicious recipes, easy meal plans, and complete nutritional information, this cookbook makes following the diet a snap."--

May 24, 2018
The Morville year by Swift, Katherine. The Morville year

Swift takes the reader on a journey from the new beginnings and green shoots of March as the weather teeters back and forth between winter and spring, through the intoxicating simple pleasures of the first smell of freshly-mown grass and May flower festivals, all the way through the year in her wonderful garden.

May 23, 2018
The new rum - a modern guide to the spirit of the Americas by Bauer, Bryce T., author. The new rum - a modern guide to the spirit of the Americas

May 25, 2018
The rational Bible. Exodus - God, slavery, and freedom by Prager, Dennis, 1948- author. The rational Bible. Exodus - God, slavery, and freedom

"Why do so many people think the Bible, the most influential book in world history, is outdated? Why do our friends and neighbors - and sometimes we ourselves - dismiss the Bible as irrelevant, irrational, immoral, or all of these things? This explanation of the Book of Exodus, the second book of the Bible, will demonstrate that the Bible is not only powerfully relevant to today's issues, but completely consistent with rational thought... The title of this commentary is, 'The Rational Bible' bec

May 24, 2018
The restless wave - good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations by McCain, John, 1936- author. The restless wave - good times, just causes, great fights and other appreciations

In this candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain, an American hero reflects on his life—and what matters most. “I don’t know how much longer I’ll be here. Maybe I’ll have another five years. Maybe, with the advances in oncology, they’ll find new treatments for my cancer that will extend my life. Maybe I’ll be gone before you read this. My predicament is, well, rather unpredictable. But I’m prepared for either contingency, or at least I’m getting prepared. I have some things I’d like

May 19, 2018
The shipwreck hunter - a lifetime of extraordinary discoveries on the ocean floor by Mearns, David L, author. The shipwreck hunter - a lifetime of extraordinary discoveries on the ocean floor

Provided by amazon.com.

May 25, 2018
The space craft book - 15 things a space fan can't do without by Minter, Laura, author. The space craft book - 15 things a space fan can't do without

Containing 15 fantastic space-themed projects to make, The Space Craft Book will get children crafting and creating in no time. Aimed at boys and girls aged 3+, all of the projects can be made either from readily available items or from easy-to-source materials, parents can have little to no crafting experience to help! As well as space outfits to wear and essential astronaut accessories, there are also space-themed cakes and nibbles to make too. Projects include: constellation nightlight, space

May 21, 2018
The trigger - narratives of the American shooter by Patinkin, Daniel J., author. The trigger - narratives of the American shooter

"In South Carolina, a young man embarks on a life of crime that culminates in a drug-related shooting and decades in prison; in Chicago, an off-duty police officer engages in a shootout with a murderous gunman, saving a fellow patrolman; in rural Tennessee, a troubled teenager shoots her abusive father in his sleep. The Trigger recounts the dramatic life stories of six individuals who have shot someone in America. In 2017, over 15,000 were killed and over 31,000 were injured by gunfire. Faced wi

May 24, 2018
The wind in my hair - my fight for freedom in modern Iran by Alinejad, Masih, author. The wind in my hair - my fight for freedom in modern Iran

"A photo on Masih Alinejad's Facebook page: a woman standing proudly, face bare, hair blowing in the wind. Her crime: removing her veil, or hijab, which is compulsory for women in Iran. This is the self-portrait that launched "My Stealthy Freedom," a social media campaign that went viral. But Alinejad is so much more that the arresting face that sparked a campaign urging women to find their voices. She grew up in a traditional village where, unlike her brother, she could not run, swim, or ride

May 24, 2018
There are no grown-ups - a midlife coming-of-age story by Druckerman, Pamela, author. There are no grown-ups - a midlife coming-of-age story

The author confronts the realities of being forty, examining how the modern forties are less associated with midlife than in the past and discussing the disconnects of social media, the French perspectives about libido, and the challenges of raising kids while caring for aging parents.

May 24, 2018
Think small - the tiniest art in the world by Katz, Eva, author. Think small - the tiniest art in the world

"From the astounding to the downright unbelievable, this little volume of mind-blowingly tiny artworks showcases the talents of 24 artists from around the globe. Makers, crafters, art enthusiasts, and fans of tiny works will delight in this homage to all things infinitesimally small. Replete with more than 200 images of miniature masterpieces-- including intricately carved pencil leads, fantastical dioramas floating in test tubes, ceramic vases smaller than a sixsided die, crystal cityscape shel

May 21, 2018
Timeless - nature's formula for health and longevity by Cozolino, Louis J., author. Timeless - nature's formula for health and longevity

May 21, 2018

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