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The Romanov empress

The Romanov empress C W Gortner

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Hand lettering step by step

Hand lettering step by step Kathy Glynn

Publisher's description: Artist Kathy Glynn explains the basics of the three main techniques--hand lettering, brush lettering, and pointed pen calligraphy--and shows how to create work that's expressive, exquisite, and romantic.

Spinning silver

Spinning silver Naomi Novik

Publisher's description: . . This is the kind of book that one might wish to inhabit forever.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “A book as cool and mysterious as a winter’s night, with two marvelous heroines at its heart.

Michigans Upper Peninsula

Michigans Upper Peninsula Paul Vachon

Publisher's description: Born-and-raised Michigander Paul Vachon provides an insider's view of the Upper Peninsula, from the rocky outcrop of Copper Peak in the Superior Upland to the meadows and forests of quiet Drummond Island.

Getting back to happy

Getting back to happy Marc Chernoff

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Southernmost Silas House

Publisher's description: “A novel for our time, a courageous and necessary book.” —Jennifer Haigh, author of Heat and Light In this stunning novel about judgment, courage, heartbreak, and change, author Silas House wrestles with the limits of belief and the ...

The stowaway

The stowaway Laurie Gwen Shapiro

Publisher's description: ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee describes her life.

The house of broken angels

The house of broken angels Luis Alberto Urrea

Publisher's description: The story of the de La Cruzes is the quintessential American story. This indelible portrait of a complex family reminds us of what it means to be the first generation and to live two lives across one border.

The Moscow deception

The Moscow deception Karen Robards

Publisher's description: Clever, cunning and highly skilled--there's only one Bianca St. Ives and don't you dare forget it.

Anatomy of a genocide

Anatomy of a genocide Omer Bartov

Publisher's description: Then came World War II, and three years later the entire Jewish population had been murdered by German and Ukrainian police, while Ukrainian nationalists eradicated Polish residents ... [In this book], Bartov [argues] that ethnic cleansing ...

Rosie colored glasses

Rosie colored glasses Brianna Wolfson

Publisher's description: Enraged by her parents' joint-custody arrangement after she expressed a preference to live exclusively with her mother, eleven-year-old Willow struggles to make sense of her changing world and loneliness when her mother's demons begin to ...

The uninvited corpse

The uninvited corpse Debra Sennefelder

Publisher's description: "Includes recipes from Hope's kitchen!"--Back cover.

The traveling feast

The traveling feast Rick Bass

Publisher's description: "Exuberant . . . A classic . . . This is a rich bounty of a book." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A master."--Boston Globe "One of the very best writers we have."--San Francisco Chronicle "Both mythic and intimate . . . A virtuoso.

The outcasts of time

The outcasts of time Ian Mortimer

Publisher's description: Two brothers escape the Black Death by skipping forward in time, experiencing six centuries of change in six days.

The shift

The shift Russell A Carleton

Publisher's description: With a background in clinical psychology as well as experience in major league front offices, Baseball Prospectus' Russell Carleton illuminates advanced statistics and challenges cultural assumptions, demonstrating along the way that data ...

yska hsi English

yska hsi English - Arnaldur Indriason

Publisher's description: "First published in Iceland under the title Pâyska hâusid by Vaka-Helgafell"--Copyright page.

The big ones

The big ones Lucile M Jones

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Annuals perennials and bulbs

Annuals perennials and bulbs

Publisher's description: "Practical tips for growing annuals, perennials, and bulbs in your own garden. Also includes garden design techniques"--Provided by publisher.

The death of democracy

The death of democracy Benjamin Carter Hett

Publisher's description: How did a democratic government allow Adolf Hitler to seize power? In The Death of Democracy, Benjamin Carter Hett answers these questions, and the story he tells has disturbing resonances for our own time.

Love and ruin

Love and ruin Paula McLain

Publisher's description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Paris Wife brings to life the story of Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious woman ahead of her time, who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the ...

Disappointment River

Disappointment River Brian Castner

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World War II at sea

World War II at sea Craig L Symonds

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The city of lost fortunes

The city of lost fortunes Bryan Camp

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Chanson douce English

Chanson douce English Lela Slimani

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Safe houses

Safe houses Dan Fesperman

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Feed the baby hummus

Feed the baby hummus Lisa E Lewis

Publisher's description: Pediatrician Lisa Lewis offers the wisdom and proven caretaking practices of the cultures of the world, drawn from her own training, research, travel, and clinical experience.

The flight attendant

The flight attendant Chris Bohjalian

Publisher's description: Set amid the captivating world of those whose lives unfold at forty thousand feet, The Flight Attendant unveils a spellbinding story of memory, of the giddy pleasures of alcohol and the devastating consequences of addiction, and of murder ...


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