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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
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
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
Leviathan by Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679, author. Leviathan

The renowned work by the English political philosopher examines the structure of society and legitimate government, arguing for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign.

Nov 21, 2017
London precincts - a curated guide to the city's best shops, eateries, bars and other hangouts by McCarthy, Fiona, author. London precincts - a curated guide to the city's best shops, eateries, bars and other hangouts

Nov 23, 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 chocolate - from bean to bar to s'more by Masonis, Todd, author. Making chocolate - from bean to bar to s'more

A guide from the chocolate maker Dandelion Chocolate offers their approach to making chocolate with only cocoa beans and sugar and covers everything from bean-sourcing tips through their chocolate-making method, along with recipes from their kitchen.

Nov 23, 2017
Manga crash course fantasy - how to draw anime and manga step by step by Petrović, Mina, 1987- author. Manga crash course fantasy - how to draw anime and manga step by step

"Manga artist and popular YouTuber, Mina "MISTIQARTS" Petrovic, helps you bring your wildest manga fantasies to life. Let your creativity loose as you learn how to draw hair that glows like a rainbow, animals that take human form, strange and outrageous scenery, and so much more. Following a friendly, step-by-step approach, you'll learn how to achieve the sleek, beautifully simple look of manga with a fantasy twist in no time"--Back cover.

Nov 22, 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
Math geek - from Klein bottles to chaos theory, a guide to the nerdiest math facts, theorems, and equations by Rosen, Raphael (Raphael Philip) Math geek - from Klein bottles to chaos theory, a guide to the nerdiest math facts, theorems, and equations

"From manhole covers to bubbles to subway maps, each page gives you a glimpse of the world through renowned mathematicians' eyes and reveals how their theorems and equations can be applied to nearly everything you encounter."--Back cover.

Nov 23, 2017
Math is everywhere - 365 ways you and your child can apply math in the real world by Pease, Gene, 1950 September 13- author. Math is everywhere - 365 ways you and your child can apply math in the real world

Nov 22, 2017
Mathematics for the general reader by Titchmarsh, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1899-1963. Mathematics for the general reader

Nov 21, 2017
Mehndi for the inspired artist by Caunt-Nulton, Heather, author. Mehndi for the inspired artist

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist is your one stop resource for creating mehndi designs. Whether you're familiar with the art form, or are coming to it with fresh eyes and eager anticipation, our four expert artists will give you the most rewarding experience possible. You'll be creating artwork on day one with this guide book's step-by-step approach of creating a variety of traditional and modern mehndi designs. You will then learn to incorporate these elegant mehndi designs into DIY art projects

Nov 22, 2017
Meyer's Bakery - bread and baking in the Nordic kitchen by Meyer, Claus (Cook), author. Meyer's Bakery - bread and baking in the Nordic kitchen

Meyer shares his knowledge of bread and baking. He begins with the simple idea that bread made with lots whole grain and slow fermentation is one of the healthiest things we can eat-- and everyone can learn to make it. Building around four types of dough, he provides recipes that will expand your range with Nordic baking in its many forms.

Nov 23, 2017
Mini felt Christmas - 30 decorations to sew for the festive season by Ishii, Sachiyo, author. Mini felt Christmas - 30 decorations to sew for the festive season

Nov 18, 2017
Moon Barcelona walks - see the city like a local. by Moon Barcelona walks - see the city like a local.

Nov 22, 2017

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