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Experts agree that cultivating personally meaningful hobbies is one of the keys to a happy life. Exploring new hobbies keeps your mind sharp and curious. Nothing lets you start enjoying a new hobby more quickly or more easily than picking up a book. Healthy lifestyle books about hobbies like gardening, cooking, and feng shui show us how to interact meaningfully with our homes and living spaces. How-to books offer easy ways to pick up confidence-boosting new skills that you can use to finish projects around the house, take on a creative project or satisfy a curiosity. Discover Books offers a wide variety of craft books and DIY books for homemakers and hobbyists

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Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesars Way to Transform Your Dog . . . and Your Life Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier 0307381676 9780307381675 Bestselling author Cesar Millan takes his principles of dog psychology a step further, showing you how to develop t Be the Pack Leader: Use Cesars Way to Transform Your Dog . . . and Your Life

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How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You (The Oatmeal) The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman 1449410243 9781449410247 How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You (The Oatmeal)   How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You (The Oatmeal)

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life Steven L. Hopp, Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver 0060852569 9780060852566 Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life--vowing that, for one Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior (A Harvest Book) Temple Grandin, Catherine Johnson 0156031442 9780156031448 I dont know if people will ever be able to talk to animals the way Doctor Doolittle could, or Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior (A Harvest Book)

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Housetraining For Dummies Susan McCullough 0470476370 9780470476376 Housetraining for Dummies2nd EditionLearn to:Housetrain any dog at any ageUtilize the most effective housetraining techniques and equipmentGet your home in housetraining orderUse the Housetraining For Dummies

Susan McCullough (Edition: 2) Paperback

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Kids Knitting: Projects for Kids of all Ages Melanie Falick 1579652417 9781579652418 Think you?re too young? Think you?re too old? Author Melanie Falick teaches kids of all ages how to knit with fifteen easy projects, from bouncy beanbags to a rolled Kids Knitting: Projects for Kids of all Ages

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Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things Cy Tymony 0740738593 9780740738593 Do you know how to make something that can tell whether the $20 bill in your wallet is a fake? Or how to generate battery power with simple household items? Or how to create your own Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things

Cy Tymony  Paperback

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Stitch n Bitch: The Knitters Handbook Debbie Stoller 0761128182 9780761128182 Knitting is hot, with 4 million newcomers in the last few years joining a core group of 38,000,000 knitters nationwide. And these are primarily young, creative, connected c Stitch n Bitch: The Knitters Handbook

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New First Three Years of Life: Completely Revised and Updated Burton L. White 0684804190 9780684804194 THE MOST IMPORTANT GUIDE TO EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT EVER WRITTENFirst published in 1975,The First Three Years of Lifebecame an instant classic. New First Three Years of Life: Completely Revised and Updated

Burton L. White (Edition: Original) Paperback

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Airplanes of the Second World War Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) Carlo Demand, Coloring Books 0486241076 9780486241074 46 accurate, authentic renderings of fighters, bombers, transports, etc. Includes Enola Gay, Japanese Zero, British Sp Airplanes of the Second World War Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book)

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Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod Gary Paulsen 0156001454 9780156001458 Paulsen and his team of dogs endured snowstorms, frostbite, dogfights, moose attacks, sleeplessness, and hallucinations in the relentless push to go on. Map a Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod

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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack: Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will) Chuck Sambuchino 158008463X 9781580084635 The first and only full-color survival guide on how to prevent, prepare for, and ward off a home invasion by How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack: Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)

Chuck Sambuchino (Edition: First Edition) Hardcover

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The Brainiest Insaniest Ultimate Puzzle Book! Amy Goldstein, Mike Shenk, Robert Leighton 0761143866 9780761143864 Its win-win for the whole family: Kids love puzzles-- and parents love their kids to love puzzles. Now from Puzzability-- the premier pu The Brainiest Insaniest Ultimate Puzzle Book!

Amy Goldstein, Mike Shenk, Robert Leighton (Edition: 1) Paperback

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The Knot Book of Wedding Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Day, Down to the Smallest Detail Editors of The Knot, Carley Roney 0307341933 9780307341938 For the first time TheKnot.coms famous timelines, tools, and checklists have been compiled i The Knot Book of Wedding Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Day, Down to the Smallest Detail

Editors of The Knot, Carley Roney (Edition: 1ST) Paperback

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Golden Retrievers For Dummies Nona Kilgore Bauer 0764552678 9780764552670 " A gold mine of information . The author knows her retrievers." Mickey Strandberg, noted Golden Retriever breeder Praise for Golden Retrievers For Dummies Golden Retrievers For Dummies

Nona Kilgore Bauer (Edition: 1) Paperback

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For Every Dog an Angel Christine Davis 0965922529 9780965922524 For decades, generations of readers have shared their favorite passages of favorite Louis LAmour novels and short stories: parents with their children, neighbors with their friends, exec For Every Dog an Angel

Christine Davis  Hardcover

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The American Boys Handy Book: What to Do and How to Do It, Centennial Edition Daniel Carter Beard 0879234490 9780879234492 1983 First published in 1882 by a founder of the Boy Scouts of America, this is a cornucopia of diversions, games, and activiti The American Boys Handy Book: What to Do and How to Do It, Centennial Edition

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Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know Alexandra Horowitz 1416583432 9781416583431 Alexandra Horowitz offers readers a fresh look at the world of dogs--from the dogs point of view.   Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

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Manners Kate Spade 0743250664 9780743250665 Kate Spadeand her husband and partner, Andy, created kate spade in 1993. In addition to handbags, the world of kate spade now includes a line of tabletop, bedding, and other accessories for the home; shoes; Manners

Kate Spade First edition. Hardcover

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The Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments and the Psychology of Dogs Nicholas Dodman 0553375261 9780553375268 Do you have a problem pooch? What do you do with a dog who attacks the telephone whenever it rings? Or one who chases imaginary rabbits The Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments and the Psychology of Dogs

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Mother Knows Best: The Natural Way to Train Your Dog Carol Lea Benjamin 0876056664 9780876056660 Carol Benjamin makes dog training sound like more fun than a barrel of puppies.... Mother Knows Best is a thoroughly enjoyable book whose pages may becom Mother Knows Best: The Natural Way to Train Your Dog

Carol Lea Benjamin (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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The Clue of the Broken Locket (Nancy Drew, Book 11) Carolyn Keene 0448095114 9780448095110 Nancy Drews sympathy for adopted twin babies leads her into a surprising mystery. Here is a reproduction of the original book, just as it was originally publis The Clue of the Broken Locket (Nancy Drew, Book 11)

Carolyn Keene New edition Hardcover

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Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him Luis Carlos Montalvn, Bret Witter 1401310753 9781401310752 Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him   Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

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The Worlds Greatest Paper Airplane and Toy Book Keith R. Laux 0830628460 9780830628469 TRANSFORM A SIMPLE SHEET OF PAPER INTO A CREATION CAPABLE OF FLIGHT! * A complete manual on the art of paper airplane folding.* 40 different aircraft designs: Hogn The Worlds Greatest Paper Airplane and Toy Book

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Secretariat William Nack 1401324010 9781401324018 Secretariat is an elegantly crafted, exhilarating tale of speed and power, grace and greatness, told with such immediacy that the reader is lost in the rush of horses and the clatter and ring of the g Secretariat

William Nack (Edition: Reissue) Paperback

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James Herriots Cat Stories James Herriot 0312113420 9780312113421 An ideal match of author and subject: James Herriot and the adorable felines that delight so many millions of pet fanciers around the world. Kittens and cats of all kinds abound in thi James Herriots Cat Stories

James Herriot (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Chosen by a Horse Susan Richards 0156031175 9780156031172 The horse Susan Richards chose for rescue wouldnt be corralled into her waiting trailer. Instead Lay Me Down, a former racehorse with a foal close on her heels, walked right up that ramp and i Chosen by a Horse

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Summer at Tiffany Marjorie Hart 0061189537 9780061189531 Do you remember the best summer of your life? New York City, 1945. Marjorie Jacobson and her best friend, Marty Garrett, arrive fresh from the Kappa house at the University of Iowa hoping to fi Summer at Tiffany

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Cesars Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems Cesar Millan, Melissa Jo Peltier 0307337332 9780307337337 I rehabilitate dogs. I train people. Cesar Millan There are at least 68 million dogs in America, and Cesars Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems

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The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home George Howe Colt 074324964X 9780743249645 Faced with the sale of the century-old family summer house on Cape Cod where he had spent forty-two summers, George Howe Colt returned for one l The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

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Thunderstruck Erik Larson 1400080673 9781400080670 A true story of love, murder, and the end of the worlds great hush In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men--Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marco Thunderstruck

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The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You Jessica Alba 1609619110 9781609619114 The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You   The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You

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Navy SEAL Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat Mike Ritland, Gary Brozek, Thea Feldman 1250049695 9781250049698 Navy SEAL Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat   Navy SEAL Dogs: My Tale of Training Canines for Combat

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I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs Francesco Marciuliano 1452119031 9781452119038 I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs   I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs

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Bridal Bargains: Secrets To Planning A Fantastic Wedding on a Realistic Budget Denise Fields, Alan Fields 1889392464 9781889392462 Bridal Bargains: Secrets To Planning A Fantastic Wedding on a Realistic Budget   Bridal Bargains: Secrets To Planning A Fantastic Wedding on a Realistic Budget

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Easy Origami John Montroll 1439522871 9781439522875 Easy Origami   Easy Origami

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The House Plant Expert D.G. Hessayon 0903505355 9780903505352 256 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 3/8. REISSUE.   The House Plant Expert

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Complete Cat Care Manual Bruce Fogle, Andrew Edney 0756617421 9780756617424 Eyewitness Travel Guides are the original illustrated travel reference and throughout 2003, the entire list of more than 70 destinations is being fully updated to show you mo Complete Cat Care Manual

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Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me Cynthia L. Copeland 0761181792 9780761181798 Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me   Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me

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You Need More Sleep: Advice from Cats Francesco Marciuliano 1452138915 9781452138916 You Need More Sleep: Advice from Cats   You Need More Sleep: Advice from Cats

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Rainbow Loom: Beyond the Bracelet! Inc. Leisure Arts 1464716331 9781464716331 Rainbow Loom: Beyond the Bracelet!   Rainbow Loom: Beyond the Bracelet!

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The Strange Case of Origami Yoda Tom Angleberger 0810984253 9780810984257 In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his clas The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Tom Angleberger  Hardcover

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Jack Russell Terriers For Dummies Deborah Britt-Hay 0764552686 9780764552687 With their spunky personalities, endless energy, and remarkable intelligence, its no wonder Jack Russell Terriers have become a favorite for television ads and Hollywood fil Jack Russell Terriers For Dummies

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Things I Learned From Knitting: ...whether I wanted to or not Stephanie Pearl-McPhee 1603420622 9781603420624 The Yarn Harlot strikes again! Best-selling knitting author and humorist Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is back with an irresistible collection of w Things I Learned From Knitting: ...whether I wanted to or not

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The Outdoor Living Room: Stylish Ideas for Porches, Patios, and Pools Martha Baker 0609606468 9780609606469 In the summer months and year-round in warmer climates, Americans love spending time outdoors. More and more, people are treating the outdoor The Outdoor Living Room: Stylish Ideas for Porches, Patios, and Pools

Martha Baker (Edition: 1) Hardcover

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Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style (Tim Gunns Guide to Style) Tim Gunn, Kate Maloney 0810992841 9780810992849 There seems to be no one more qualified or equipped to ponder or even, dare I say, dictate quality, taste, and style than Tim. -S Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style (Tim Gunns Guide to Style)

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The Toolbox Anne Rockwell, Harlow Rockwell 0802796095 9780802796097 Look inside this well-loved toolbox--there is so much to discover! It holds strong wrenches that turn, pliers that pinch, and sandpaper that smoothes. There are nails, screws, and a The Toolbox

Anne Rockwell, Harlow Rockwell  Board book

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Home: A Short History of an Idea Witold Rybczynski 0140102310 9780140102314 Walk through five centuries of homes both great and small-from the smoke-filled manor halls of the Middle Ages to todays Ralph Lauren-designed environments-on a house tour li Home: A Short History of an Idea

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Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs Caroline Knapp 0385317018 9780385317016 At the age of 36, Caroline Knapp, author of the acclaimed bestsellerDrinking:A Love Story, found herself confronted with a monumental task: redefining her Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs

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The New Father: A Dads Guide to the First Year (New Father Series) Armin A. Brott 0789208156 9780789208156 Illustrated throughout with New Yorker-style cartoons, this significantly updated, revised and expanded handbook covers all aspects of fatherho The New Father: A Dads Guide to the First Year (New Father Series)

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The Attachment Parenting Book : A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby William Sears, Martha Sears 0316778095 9780316778091 Is it OK to sleep with your newborn baby? How old is too old for breastfeeding? These questions and more The Attachment Parenting Book : A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby

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Cat Confessions: A Kitty Come Clean Tell-All Book Allia Zobel Nolan 0736927115 9780736927116 Felines have many secrets they want to reveal, if only someone would ask them. Well, Allia Zobel Nolan has, and this clever kitty tell-all is filled with the Cat Confessions: A Kitty Come Clean Tell-All Book

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Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty: The Best Hair, Skin, Nails & Makeup Ideas For You Ann Shoket, Editors of Seventeen Magazine 0762445246 9780762445240 Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty: The Best Hair, Skin, Nails & Makeup Ideas For You Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Beauty: The Best Hair, Skin, Nails & Makeup Ideas For You

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Picnic: 125 Recipes with 29 Seasonal Menus DeeDee Stovel 1580173772 9781580173773 Picnics are fun, casual, and somehow the food just tastes better in a beautiful outdoor setting.In Picnic, DeeDee Stovel offers 28 picnic event ideas with more than 125 Picnic: 125 Recipes with 29 Seasonal Menus

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Chicken Soup for the Dog Lovers Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy and Courage (Chicken Soup for the Soul) Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Carol Kline 1623610346 9781623610340 Chicken Soup for the Dog Lovers Soul: Stories of Canine Comp Chicken Soup for the Dog Lovers Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy and Courage (Chicken Soup for the Soul)

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Boo: The Life of the Worlds Cutest Dog J. H. Lee 1452103062 9781452103068 Boo: The Life of the Worlds Cutest Dog   Boo: The Life of the Worlds Cutest Dog

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A Three Dog Life Abigail Thomas 0156033232 9780156033237 When Abigail Thomass husband, Rich, was hit by a car, his skull was shattered, his brain severely damaged. Subject to rages, terrors, and hallucinationsand with no memory of what he did the hou A Three Dog Life

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Sundials: Their Theory and Construction Albert Waugh 0486229475 9780486229478 This fascinating approach to sundials offers a rigorous appraisal of the science of sundials, including mathematical treatment and pertinent astronomical background. It als Sundials: Their Theory and Construction

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The Everything Groom Book: A survival guide for men! Shelly Hagen 1440503591 9781440503597 Without question, you love your bride-to-be and want to spend the rest of your life with her. Ever since you popped the question, however, shes seemed somewhat The Everything Groom Book: A survival guide for men!

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Good Owners, Great Dogs Brian Kilcommons, Paul Kunkel 0446516759 9780446516754 One of the worlds foremost experts on dog training and animal behavior offers a comprehensive, practical, and innovative guide to dog ownership, care, and training. Kilcom Good Owners, Great Dogs

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Supernanny: How to Get the Best From Your Children Jo Frost 1401308104 9781401308100 Jo Frost, a.k.a. SuperNanny, is the answer to every stressed-out parents dreams. In Abcs upcoming primetime tv series by the same name, Jo works miracles on problem Supernanny: How to Get the Best From Your Children

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Garfield at Large: His 1st Book Jim Davis 0345443829 9780345443823 Like every great lasagna, Garfield was born in the kitchen of an Italian restaurant on a winters night in 1978, while outside snow fell like gratd Parmesan cheese. He weighed five pou Garfield at Large: His 1st Book

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Homers Odyssey Gwen Cooper 038534385X 9780385343855 The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already had two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart. Then Gwens veterinarian called with a story about a Homers Odyssey

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Whats a Disorganized Person to Do? Stacey Platt 1579653723 9781579653729 Organizing has become a multibillion-dollar industry and no wonder: we all have overflowing closets and desk drawers, countertops littered with kitchen gadgets, and overstuffed Whats a Disorganized Person to Do?

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Arranging Flowers - The Best of Martha Stewart Living Martha Stewart 0848718429 9780848718428 Arranging Flowers - The Best of Martha Stewart Living   Arranging Flowers - The Best of Martha Stewart Living

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Standard Encyclopedia of Carnival Glass, 7th Edition Bill Edwards, Mike Carwile 1574321579 9781574321579 This 7th edition introduces over 500 new patterns, many never before printed, in over 1,600 colour photos. This comprehensive reference includes Standard Encyclopedia of Carnival Glass, 7th Edition

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Bad Cat: 244 Not-So-Pretty Kitties and Cats Gone Bad Jim Edgar 0761136193 9780761136194 Not since Kliban has there been a cat book this edgy. Edgy as in Bosco, the demonic Siamese with the out-of-focus eyes, razor-sharp fangs, and his own idea of Fen Bad Cat: 244 Not-So-Pretty Kitties and Cats Gone Bad

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