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Fashion Fandango

by Colleen Sydor

10-year-old Norah and her best friend Frankie have been chosen as school mediators and are going to a weekend training camp. The bad news is that they have to share a cabin with too cool Barbara-Jane Anderson.

The Fashion File

by Janie Bryant Monica Corcoran Harel January Jones

From Joanie's Marilyn Monroe-esque pencil skirts to Betty's classic Grace Kelly cupcake dresses, the clothes worn by the characters of the phenomenal Mad Men have captivated fans everywhere. Now, women are trading in their khakis for couture and their pumas for pumps. Finally, it's hip to dress well again. Emmy-Award winning costume designer Janie Bryant offers readers a peek into the dressing room of Mad Men, revealing the design process behind the various characters' looks and showing every woman how to find her own leading lady style--whether it's vintage, modern, or bohemian. Bryant's book will peek into the dressing room of Mad Men and reveal the design process behind the various characters' looks. But it will also help women learn how fashion can help convey their personality. She will help them cultivate their style, including all the details that make a big difference. Bryant offers advice to ensure that a woman's clothes convey her personality. She covers everything from where to find incredible vintage clothing and accessories to how to pair those authentic pieces with modern shoes and jeans. Readers will learn how to find their perfect bra size, use color to convey a mood, and invest in the ten essentials every woman should own. And just so the ladies don't leave their men behind, there's even a section on making them look a little more Don Draper-dashing.

Fashion Forecasting

by Evelyn L. Brannon

An all-new textbook for fashion professionals interested in improving forecasting abilities. This unique book combines the theories of fashion changes with the process of organizing and analyzing the information and synthesizing the data into actionable forecasts. It integrates traditional and electronic approaches to the process of forecasting at each stage of research, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation. By observing forecasting practices throughout the textile and apparel industry, Brannon looks at the complete process, including how forecasters sort hype from directional signals, at short-term tactical decisions and long-term strategic planning, and at the executive information systems for presenting and implementing the forecast. Recognizing that students are executives in training, the author provides the reader with the opportunity to rehearse these practices through case studies and forecasting activities.

Fashion Geek: Clothing. Accessories. Tech.

by Diana Eng

Fashion + Technology You've seen it on the runway and the red carpet - clothing and accessories that combine the world of fashion with the modern sleekness of tech. And now, the know-how to create these fashions for your own wardrobe is at your fingertips withFashion Geek. Project Runwaycontestant and author Diana Eng teaches you both the sewing and technology basics you need to create your own light-up skirt, twinkling shoes and music-filled hoodie. With step-by-step instructions and how-to photos, learning the ins and outs of creating with LEDs, EL wire and zigzag stitches couldn't be easier. Learn to: Hack a pedometer to create sparkling shoes Sew headphones into a handmade monster hat Disguise your flash drive as a fabulous necklace Create light-up buttons to sew onto any jacket WithFashion Geek, every day will be your own tech fashion show!

Fashion Institute of Technology (College Prowler)

by Heather M. Dirubba

A class project turned company, College Prowler produces guidebooks that are written by actual college students and cover the things students really want to know.

Fashion Victim

by Sam Baker

The editor-in-chief of the British version of "Cosmopolitan" makes a stylish debut with this sexy thriller. When an up-and-coming designer is killed and the cause listed as accidental, Annie Anderson, an investigative journalist-turned-style magazine-guru, plunges into the shadowy underworld of fashion in search of the killer.

A Fashionable Murder

by Valerie Wolzien

HIGH SOCIETY HOMOCIDE When amateur sleuth Josie Pigeon joins her longtime beau, Sam, on a trip to New York City for a week, she suspects she'll be looking at engagement rings, not mug shots. Once they arrive in the Big Apple though, the constant reminders of Sam's wealthy, glamorous past make Josie feel like she's way out of her league. Then the body of his ex-girlfriend, the elegant Pamela Peel, turns up in Sam's apartment--and he becomes the police's prime suspect in her murder. Emotionally shut out by a shell-shocked Sam, Josie knows there's only one thing she can do. With a few friends to help her navigate some of New York's high class circles, she'll investigate Pamela's murder herself--and prove to everyone what she already knows: that Sam could never murder anyone. With the clues piling up like a socialite's discarded party dresses, Josie moves in on the truth, all the while knowing that each step she takes is one step closer to a killer.

Fashionably Late

by Beth Kendrick

From a winning voice in fiction -- the author of My Favorite Mistake and Exes and Ohs -- comes a romantic comedy that will have you in stitches. She's late for her life... Becca Davis has always played it safe -- denying her passion for fashion design in a dead-end job and letting her pragmatic boyfriend (mastermind of the "Kevin Bradley Ten-Year Plan") make the tough decisions in life. Stunned into saying yes when Mr. Predictable springs a surprise proposal on her, Becca realizes that she's running out of time to turn her life around. She's only got one more chance to chase her dreams and no one -- not her control freak fiancé, not her dramaholic sisters, not her overprotective parents -- will talk her out of it. He's right on time. Terrified but determined, Becca breaks off her engagement, moves in with her sister in Los Angeles, and prepares to take the fashion world by storm. The reality of the Hollywood scene is much harsher than she anticipated -- lots of slamming doors, snooty clients, and double-crossing celebrity stylists -- but she won't give up. And while she's waiting for her big break, she meets Connor, a sexy risk-taker who's the polar opposite of her ex-fiancé. Is Becca ready for his all-or-nothing approach to love? With her design business taking off and her family starting to fall apart, she's about to learn the timeliest lesson of all: Love and fashion wait for no woman.

Fashioning Intellectual Property

by Julian Thomas Megan Richardson

Vigorous public debate about intellectual property has a long history. In this assessment of the shifting relationships between the law and the economic, social and cultural sources of creativity and innovation during the long-nineteenth century, Megan Richardson and Julian Thomas examine the 'fashioning' of the law by focusing on emblematic cases, key legislative changes and broader debates. Along the way, the authors highlight how, in 'the age of journalism', the press shaped, and was shaped by, the idea of intellectual property as a protective crucible for improvements in knowledge and progress in the arts and sciences. The engagement in our own time between intellectual property and the creative industries remains volatile and unsettled. As the authors conclude, the fresh opportunities for artistic diversity, expression and communication offered by new media could see the place of intellectual property in the scheme of law being reinvented once again.

The Fashionista Files

by Melissa de la Cruz Karen Robinovitz

A fashionista is a girl who always looks current and cutting edge, even when her clothes are vintage 1975. A fashionista can tell her Pucci from her Gucci and her Blahniks from her Choos, but she's as comfortable in Kmart as she is in Chanel. She wears what she likes and always looks fantastic. She's a clothing chameleon: a sharp tweed suit and ladylike driving gloves one moment, a punk rock T-shirt and studded belt the next. She's a gypsy, a princess, and a diva. She's fashion-forward, shopping-addicted, and full of fun. And you can be her, no matter your size, style, or budget. Authors Melissa de la Cruz and Karen Robinovitz are fashionistas who share a love for impractical shoes, small dogs that fit in designer handbags, and wearing white after Labor Day. They eat, sleep, and breathe fashion. And they'll teach you how to * Make a whole new wardrobe out of the awful duds that lurk in the back of your closet * Use the words "postmodern" and "ironic" to fake your way through pseudo-intellectual cocktail conversation (really-it's easy, and so postmodern and ironic!) * Score big with chic and cheap finds at thrift stores, consignment shops, and discount designer outlets * Live like a socialite on a shoestring budget In two weeks or less, you'll be living the lush life, from the brim of your Eugenia Kim fedora to the tip of your pointy Christian Louboutin pumps! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Fashionistas (School Gyrls #1)

by Mo Money

Monica "Mo Money" Marriott is worried her mother won't measure up to her classmates' wealthy parents during Parent's Weekend, so she lies about her mother's background.

Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-up

by Katie Pavlich

A BLOODY SCANDAL AND ITS SHAMELESS COVER-UP. No scandal is more threatening to the Obama administration than Operation Fast and Furious. While other scandals involve money, Fast and Furious involves lives, including that of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, gunned down with a weapon that the federal government put in the hands of Mexico's narco-terrorists. As shocking as Operation Fast and Furious was--and this book explains, in chilling detail, just what this operation conducted by the ATF, under the supervision of the Justice Department, entailed--equally appalling is the blatant cover-up of wrongdoing by the Obama administration. No reporter has been more dogged in tracking down the facts about Fast and Furious than Katie Pavlich. In her stunning new book she reveals: » The documents that undermine the White House's claims of ignorance about Fast and Furious "How Eric Holder, President Obama's attorney general, has, under oath, repeatedly changed his testimony » The still mounting death toll from Fast and Furious "The retaliation against Fast and Furious whistleblowers "Why Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano might be charged with perjury » The Obama administration's continuing assault on Second Amendment rights » Why Fast and Furious could be a bigger scandal than Watergate Unraveling the mystery of what Fast and Furious was all about, Katie Pavlich delivers a stunning indictment of a radical administration willing to trample the Constitution and risk lives to achieve its ideological goals.

Fast And Loose

by Elizabeth Oldfield

THIS TIME, FOREVER Seduction--second time around! Darcy Weston knew everything there was to know about humiliation. Seven years ago she'd made a pass at heartthrob Keir Robards in his hotel bedroom. And he'd been tempted but had turned her down flat. Now Darcy was going through a repeat performance--on a Broadway stage, playing Keir's leading lady and lover! To top it all, Keir seemed intent on beginning rehearsals back in his bedroom--where else? Well, Darcy had been here before, but this time she was going to get her own back...

The Fast and the Furriest

by Andy Behrens

Meet Kevin Pugh, 12-year-old couch potato. Now meet Cromwell, his part beagle, part potato chip dog. Kevin's looking forward to spending his summer doing as little as possible. Unfortunately, Kevin's father, former Chicago Bears star player/super-sports fanatic, Howie Pugh, feels differently. So does Cromwell, who has suddenly and mysteriously developed a fascination with agility competitions: running up seesaws, leaping over hurdles, soaring through hoops (sometimes). If he has to do anything, Kevi...

Fast Breads

by Elinor Klivans Susie Cushner

Best-selling author and baking authority Elinor Klivans presents 65 of the finest and fastest recipes for baking homemade breads. With simple, easy-to-master techniques, anyone can quickly make such delightful treats as Apricot Corn Muffins, Butter Crescents, plus really super-fast favorites like Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes and Very Big Popovers, all with a minimum of sweat in the kitchen. From morning treats like crumpets, muffins, and sticky breads to savory and nutritious multigrains and dark ryes, Fast Breads will make a master bread maker of any bakerin record fast time, too!

Fast Company (Winning Season #3)

by Rich Wallace

When sixth-grader Manny Ramos, one of the fastest runners on the youth football team, joins the new track club, he hopes that his light weight will be a benefit in racing against more experienced guys.

Fast Courting

by Barbara Delinsky

New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky entralls in this powerful novel first published in 1983, of a man, a woman, ans the exciting game of love. Magazine writer Nia Phillips latest assisgnment is a feature on east Coast's five most eligible bachelors. But her research hits a snag when she meets number five, Daniel Strahan, the head coach for Boston professional basketball team. Daniel wants no part of the story , And though he refuses her interview request, he's instantly drawn to Nia's quick intelligence and dark beauty. As for Nia, she finds Daniel intriguing, but she knows that a man constantly on road, who lives and breathes basketball, isn't right for her. There's only one thing she's forgotten -- love doesn't play by the rules.

Fast Draw Freddie

by Bobbie Hamsa

Freddie draws all kinds of pictures fast: big, small, fat, cat, and pictures of Mom and Dad too.

Fast Food Fix: 75+ Amazing Recipe Makeovers of Your Fast Food Restaurant Favorites

by Devin Alexander

Americans all want to eat healthy, but when they yearn for the fast foods they love, what they want most are the fabulous flavors that have made them favorites in the first place. That's what makes this collection of recipe makeovers so exceptional. Los Angeles food writer, chef, and caterer Devin Alexander specializes in low-fat, high-flavor, scrumptious cuisine. In Fast Food Fix, she shows the reader how to transform 75 fast food favorites into healthier versions that are even more flavorful than the originals. Fast Food Fix: demystifies the special seasonings and secret sauces of choice fast foods, showing how to reproduce their flavors quickly and easily from common ingredients; teaches how to lighten many dishes with new cooking techniques, such as the oven-frying method that yields incredibly crunchy popcorn chicken with 35 fewer fat grams than the original version from KFC; reveals simplified cooking methods that save time in the kitchen, proving that fast food can still be fast even when prepared at home. For Americans hooked on fast food flavors, these recipe makeovers by a chef with an impressive repertoire of culinary tricks will quickly become a kitchen staple.

Fast Forward

by Lou Anders

Science Fiction is the genre that looks at the implications of technology on society, which in this age of exponential technological growth makes it the most relevant branch of literature going. This is only the start, and the close of the 21st century will look absolutely nothing like its inception. It has been said that science fiction is an ongoing dialogue about the future, and the front line of that dialogue is the short story. The field has a long history of producing famous anthologies to showcase its distinguished short fiction, but it has been several years since there has been a prestigious all-original science fiction anthology series. Fast Forward is offered in the tradition of Damon Knight's prestigious and influential anthology series, Orbit, and Frederik Pohl's landmark Star SF. Fast Forward marks the start of a new hard science fiction anthology series, dedicated to presenting the vanguard of the genre and charting the undiscovered country that is the future. Contributors scheduled for the first volume include: Kage Baker, Paolo Bacigalupi, Tony Ballantyne, Stephen Baxter, Elizabeth Bear, A. M. Dellamonica, Paul Di Filippo, Robyn Hitchcock, Louise Marley, Ken MacLeod, Ian McDonald, John Meaney, Larry Niven and Brenda Cooper, Mike Resnick and Nancy Kress, Justina Robson, Pamela Sargent, Mary A. Turzillo, Robert Charles Wilson, Gene Wolfe, and George Zebrowski.

Fast-Forward Family

by Tamar Kremer-Sadlik Elinor Ochs

Called "the most unusually voyeuristic anthropology study ever conducted" by the New York Times, this groundbreaking book provides an unprecedented glimpse into modern-day American families. In a study by the UCLA Sloan Center on Everyday Lives and Families, researchers tracked the daily lives of 32 dualworker middle class Los Angeles families between 2001 and 2004. The results are startling, and enlightening. Fast-Forward Family shines light on a variety of issues that face American families: the differing stress levels among parents; the problem of excessive clutter in the American home; the importance (and decline) of the family meal; the vanishing boundaries that once separated work and home life; and the challenges for parents as they try to reconcile ideals regarding what it means to be a good parent, a good worker, and a good spouse. Though there are also moments of connection, affection, and care, it's evident that life for 21st century working parents is frenetic, with extended work hours, children's activities, chores, meals to prepare, errands to run, and bills to pay.

Fast Forward (Replica: The Plague Trilogy III)

by Marilyn Kaye

The gripping conclusion of a Replica miniseries!Being perfect isn't a big deal to Amy-until word gets out that she's a clone. Now everyone shuns her, and she's getting mad. She starts to believe that the organization has the right idea: The world would be a better place if only Project Crescent clones existed. With a little help, Amy gets what she wishes for. She enters a world where everyone is just like her. But even perfection has its flaws. . . .

Fast Forward: Time Trap

by Ian Bone Jobi Murphy

Kaz's life hasn't been going so great since her dad lost his job. Even their DVD player has been repossessed, and Kaz has to watch her assigned films in the library! Then a special DVD comes along--a DVD that Kaz was meant to find. Kaz knows that this is a Vidz, and that as Second Director, she has to become part of the movie and make sure the good guy wins. But how can Kaz fix some fictional character's life when her own life is such a mess?Kaz's life hasn't been going so great since her dad lost his job. Even their DVD player has been repossessed, and Kaz has to watch her assigned films in the library! Then a special DVD comes along--a DVD that Kaz was meant to find. Kaz knows that this is a Vidz, and that as Second Director, she has to become part of the movie and make sure the good guy wins. But how can Kaz fix some fictional character's life when her own life is such a mess? From the Hardcover edition.

Fast Fourier Transform - Algorithms and Applications

by Jae Jeong Hwang K. R. Rao Do Nyeon Kim

This book presents an introduction to the principles of the fast Fourier transform. This book covers FFTs, frequency domain filtering, and applications to video and audio signal processing. As fields like communications, speech and image processing, and related areas are rapidly developing, the FFT as one of essential parts in digital signal processing has been widely used. Thus there is a pressing need from instructors and students for a book dealing with the latest FFT topics. This book provides thorough and detailed explanation of important or up-to-date FFTs. It also has adopted modern approaches like MATLAB examples and projects for better understanding of diverse FFTs.

Fast Girl

by Ingrid Steffensen

Life in Ingrid Steffensen's New Jersey suburb was safe, comfortable, and predictable. A college professor, wife, and mother of a preadolescent daughter, her carefully cultivated world was comprised of the usual suspects: family, work, book clubs, yoga classes, and date nights. Then, one day-thinking she'd be a good sport and maybe learn something about what made her car-crazed husband tick-she put a helmet on her head, took her Mini Cooper to the racetrack, and learned how to drive it really, really fast. Soon, what began as a whim became a full-blown obsession-and a freeing journey of self-discovery. In the eventful, exhilarating year that followed her first lesson, Steffenson dove head-first into high-performance driving. In the process, she discovered the terrifying and addictive thrill of pushing her limits, learning an entirely new set of skills, and tackling danger head-on-and found that doing so liberated her in a way that she hadn't even known she needed. Fast-paced and fun,High Octaneis the quirky, real-life chronicle of how one woman stepped outside her comfort zone, shrugged off the shackles of suburban conformity, and changed her entire perspective on life through the unlikeliest of means: racecar driving.

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