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A brief stop on the road from Auschwitz by Rosenberg, Göran, 1948-

A brief stop on the road from Auschwitz

"This shattering memoir by a journalist about his father's attempt to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small industrial town in Sweden won the prestigious August Prize. On August 2, 1947 a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town to begin his life anew. Having endured the ghetto of Lodz, the death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the slave camps and transports during the final months of Nazi Germany, his final challenge is to survive the survival. In this intelligent and deeply movin

Feb 26, 2015
A higher form of killing - six weeks in World War I that forever changed the nature of warfare forever by Preston, Diana, 1952-

A higher form of killing - six weeks in World War I that forever changed the nature of warfare forever

Feb 26, 2015
A scientist in wonderland - a memoir of searching for truth and finding trouble by Ernst, E. (Edzard), author.

A scientist in wonderland - a memoir of searching for truth and finding trouble

Feb 26, 2015
A Widow's Journey Reflections on Walking Alone. by Roper, Gayle, author.

A Widow's Journey Reflections on Walking Alone.

"So who am I now that there's only one place at the table...one pillow with a head dent, one damp towel after a shower. There's only one toothbrush in the holder. The seat is never left up anymore. I can still write Mrs. in front of my name, but I'm no longer in a marriage relationship. You need two people for a marriage and there's only me. Is there only you? Then join Gayle as she draws on her emotions during the loss of her beloved husband, Chuck, and offers you a compassionate devotional to

Feb 26, 2015
Amore - an American father's Roman holiday by Friedland, Roger.

Amore - an American father's Roman holiday

Feb 20, 2015
Anonymous soldiers - the struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 by Hoffman, Bruce, 1954- author.

Anonymous soldiers - the struggle for Israel, 1917-1947

Feb 26, 2015
Archaeology, sexism, and scandal - the long-suppressed story of one woman's discoveries and the man who stole credit for them by Kaiser, Alan, author.

Archaeology, sexism, and scandal - the long-suppressed story of one woman's discoveries and the man who stole credit for them

The 1931 excavation season at Olynthus, Greece, changed how archaeologists study material culture, and was the nexus of one of the most egregious cases of plagiarism in the history of classical archaeology. Kaiser draws on the private scrapbook that budding archaeologist Mary Ross Ellingson compiled during that dig, and recounts how the unearthing of private homes emerged as a means to examine the day-to-day of ancient life in Greece. He shows that David Robinson stole Ellingson's words and insi

Feb 26, 2015
Arduino - a quick-start guide by Schmidt, Maik, 1972- author.

Arduino - a quick-start guide

Presents an introduction to the open-source electronics prototyping platform.

Feb 26, 2015
Basic drawing - made amazingly easy by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Basic drawing - made amazingly easy

Introduces the principles of drawing, combining the five basic geometric shapes with elements of line, mass, perspective, light, and shading for assignments using simple forms and progressing to more complex objects.

Feb 20, 2015
Bead & wire fashion jewelry - a collection of stunning statement pieces to make by Rose, Jessica, author.

Bead & wire fashion jewelry - a collection of stunning statement pieces to make

Feb 26, 2015
Black Cat 2-1 - the true story of a Vietnam helicopter pilot and his crew by Ford, Robert Lloyd, 1944-

Black Cat 2-1 - the true story of a Vietnam helicopter pilot and his crew

Bob Ford recounts his service during the Vietnam War where he served as a helicopter pilot on a Black Cat.

Feb 26, 2015
Borderline personality disorder in adolescents - what to do when your teen has BPD - a complete guide for families by Aguirre, Blaise A., author.

Borderline personality disorder in adolescents - what to do when your teen has BPD - a complete guide for families

Feb 24, 2015
Brian Eno - visual music by

Brian Eno - visual music

The first career-spanning monograph of the visual art created by this music pioneer, this book showcases forty years of innovative work. Text from a variety of contributors weaves a dialogue between Eno's art and his musical endeavors, while a new interview by Will Wright and a transcribed lecture by the artist himself offer first-person insights into Eno's creative process and philosophy.

Feb 24, 2015
Butterflies & moths by Telander, Todd.

Butterflies & moths

Feb 24, 2015
Cartoon faces - how to draw faces, features & expressions by Hart, Christopher, 1957- author, illustrator.

Cartoon faces - how to draw faces, features & expressions

"Make a face--a funny face! The personality of a cartoon character begins with the face: the head, the features, the expressions. Get that right and you can create a memorable personality. Bestselling how-to-draw author Christopher Hart presents the ultimate tutorial on the topic in masterful detail, covering characters both male and female, from babies to adults, in all shapes and sizes. His accessible, step-by-step demonstrations go through all the features and explain how to build a character

Feb 24, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - anatomy 101 by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - anatomy 101

From lessons on muscular and skeletal structure, arms, hands, and feet to poses and movement, this book covers everything readers need to go from manga fans to manga artists.

Feb 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - Best friends forever by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - Best friends forever

Feb 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - chibis, mascots & more by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - chibis, mascots & more

Feb 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - friends and crushes by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - friends and crushes

"Friends and Crushes focuses on the flirtatious, romantic, and dramatic characters that run throughout manga stories; from lessons on romantic poses to flirtatious and dreamy expressions to irresistible character types, this book covers everything readers need to go from manga fans to manga artists. After an introduction to these elements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages"--

Feb 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - Magical characters by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - Magical characters

Feb 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - Shoujo basics by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - Shoujo basics

Feb 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - shoujo style by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - shoujo style

"Building on the fundamentals taught in Shoujo Basics (a previous title in the Draw Manga Now! series), this title shows readers how to embellish and amplify their shoujo characters by drawing the characteristic outfits, hairstyles, accessories, and even animal friends of the genre. After an introduction to all of these accoutrements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages"--

Feb 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - supercute animals and pets by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - supercute animals and pets

"Focusing on the charming and adorable pets and animals that enrich manga stories, Supercute Animals and Pets teaches readers how to draw animals from a fox, to a cow, to a penguin, all in the style of manga. After an introduction to basic body constructions, faces, tails, legs, and more, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages. "--

Feb 24, 2015
Cocktails for the holidays - festive drinks to celebrate the season by

Cocktails for the holidays - festive drinks to celebrate the season

Karen Foley, James Beard Award winner and editor of Imbibe magazine, delivers a curated array of festive cocktails for friends and family. Foley's authority as a cocktail expert is perfectly complemented throughout by gorgeous photographs, making this an irresistible package for any host looking to keep the spirits flowing this holiday season.

Feb 26, 2015
Colonel House - a biography of Woodrow Wilson's silent partner by Neu, Charles E., author.

Colonel House - a biography of Woodrow Wilson's silent partner

Feb 20, 2015
Complete write a novel course by Buckingham, Will, author.

Complete write a novel course

Feb 26, 2015
Complete writing for children course by Beauvais, Clémentine.

Complete writing for children course

Feb 26, 2015
Cook your butt off! - lose up to a pound a day with fat-burning foods and gluten-free recipes by DiSpirito, Rocco, author.

Cook your butt off! - lose up to a pound a day with fat-burning foods and gluten-free recipes

Offers a fourteen-day accelerated weight loss plan built around foods that are lactose-free, gluten-free, free of refined sugars, high in prebiotics and probiotics, and support the body's acid-alkaline balance, with meal plans and easy-to-follow recipes.

Feb 24, 2015
Core Java for the impatient by Horstmann, Cay S., 1959-, author.

Core Java for the impatient

The release of Java SE 8 introduced significant enhancements that impact the Core Java technologies and APIs at the heart of the Java platform. Many old Java idioms are no longer required and new features like lambda expressions will increase programmer productivity, but navigating these changes can be challenging. Core Java for the Impatient is a complete but concise guide to Java SE 8. Written by Cay Horstmann -- the author of Java SE 8 for the Really Impatient and Core Java, the classic, two-

Feb 26, 2015
Crafting a colorful home - a room-by-room guide to personalizing your space with color by Nicholas, Kristin, author.

Crafting a colorful home - a room-by-room guide to personalizing your space with color

Learn how to make your home sing through handmade crafts and a bold use of color. Kristin Nicholas, color expert and all-around master crafter, shares her secrets to selecting colors and patterns and explores the variety of crafts and decorating touches that have made her home so unique.

Feb 20, 2015
Creatures of a day - and other tales of psychotherapy by Yalom, Irvin D., 1931- author.

Creatures of a day - and other tales of psychotherapy

"Yalom describes his patients' struggles--as well as his own--to come to terms with the two great challenges of existence: how to have a meaningful life, and how to reckon with its inevitable end"--Dust jacket flap.

Feb 26, 2015
Cuba by Baker, Christopher P., 1955- author.

Cuba

Feb 26, 2015
Cultured food for life - how to make and serve delicious probiotic foods for better health and wellness by Schwenk, Donna.

Cultured food for life - how to make and serve delicious probiotic foods for better health and wellness

"Cultured Food for Life is a part of a new genre of cookbooks gaining popularity among a growing demographic of health and wellness aficionados. In this work, fermentation guru Donna Schwenk introduces readers to the healing properties of kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, sprouted flour, and sourdough. Fermentation has been used in food preparation for thousands of years, but in the past few decades it has moved from being a commonplace kitchen ritual to being something done only by a few he

Feb 24, 2015
Customer analytics for dummies by Sauro, Jeff, author.

Customer analytics for dummies

Feb 20, 2015
David Lynch - the factory photographs by Lynch, David, 1946- photographer.

David Lynch - the factory photographs

Feb 24, 2015
Denali National Park by Pitcher, Don, 1953- author.

Denali National Park

Feb 26, 2015
Discontent and its civilizations - dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London by Hamid, Mohsin, 1971- author.

Discontent and its civilizations - dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London

"From "one of his generation's most inventive and gifted writers" (The New York Times), intimate and sharply observed commentary on life, art, politics, and "the war on terror." Mohsin Hamid's brilliant, moving, and extraordinarily clever novels have not only made him an international bestseller, they have earned him a reputation as a "master critic of the modern global condition" (Foreign Policy). His stories are at once timeless and of-the-moment, and his themes are universal: love, language,

Feb 26, 2015
Dominican Republic by Grosberg, Michael, author.

Dominican Republic

Lonely Planet Dominican Republic is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Follow in the footsteps of conquistadors in Santo Domingo, claim a spot in the sand at Playa Rincon, or dance merengue till the wee hours at a Santiago bar; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Dominican Republic and begin your journey now!

Feb 26, 2015
Donald Judd - the multicolored works by

Donald Judd - the multicolored works

Feb 26, 2015
Donna Kooler's encyclopedia of knitting - 150 stitch patterns, 22 projects by Kooler, Donna.

Donna Kooler's encyclopedia of knitting - 150 stitch patterns, 22 projects

Traces the history of knitting, describes the various tools and materials used, offers detailed how-to intructions for 164 different stitches and stitch patterns, and includes a variety of contemporary projects.

Feb 24, 2015
Eat, play, sleep - the essential guide to your baby's first three months by DeSouza, Luiza, author.

Eat, play, sleep - the essential guide to your baby's first three months

Feb 26, 2015
Embraced by the light by Eadie, Betty J. (Betty Jean), 1942-

Embraced by the light

Recounts the experience one woman had following her death.

Feb 24, 2015
Encyclopedia of antique American clocks by Swedberg, Robert W.

Encyclopedia of antique American clocks

Feb 26, 2015
Entertaining judgment - the afterlife in popular imagination by Garrett, Greg, author.

Entertaining judgment - the afterlife in popular imagination

Feb 26, 2015
Entrelac 2 - new techniques for interlace knitting by Drysdale, Rosemary, author.

Entrelac 2 - new techniques for interlace knitting

"Dedicated knitters will find a fresh, fun challenge in this follow-up to Rosemary Drysdale's bestselling Entrelac. Filled with 85 all-new stitch patterns for creating texture in fabric, Drysdale's innovative collection takes this hot new needlework craze to the next level. Advanced beginners and intermediates can try their hand at everything from cables, lace, and relief stitches to circles, triangles, and never-before-seen interpretations, along with 25 patterns for beautiful garments, fashion

Feb 20, 2015
Everyday easy by Pascale, Lorraine, author.

Everyday easy

Feb 26, 2015
Fail fast or win big - the start-up plan for starting now by Schroeder, Bernhard, author.

Fail fast or win big - the start-up plan for starting now

Feb 20, 2015
Fiber - sculpture 1960-present by

Fiber - sculpture 1960-present

Feb 26, 2015
Fierce convictions - the extraordinary life of Hannah More - poet, reformer, abolitionist by Prior, Karen Swallow, author.

Fierce convictions - the extraordinary life of Hannah More - poet, reformer, abolitionist

"With a foreword by Eric Metaxas, best-selling author of Bonhoeffer and Amazing Grace.The enthralling biography of the womanwriter who helped end the slave trade, changed Britain's upper classes, and taught a nation how to read. The history-changing reforms of Hannah More affected every level of 18th-CenturyBritish society through her keen intellect, literary achievements,collaborative spirit, strong Christian principles, and colorful personality. A woman without connections or status, More took

Feb 20, 2015
Find it in the Talmud - an encyclopedia of Jewish ethics and conduct - thousands of Talmudic subjects, stories & expressions by Judovits, Mordechai, author.

Find it in the Talmud - an encyclopedia of Jewish ethics and conduct - thousands of Talmudic subjects, stories & expressions

"The Talmud--an ancient and seminal text central to Rabbinic Judaism--is the focal point of this reference book. With more than 6,000 entries, this book serves as a path finder for those interested in the Talmud and a useful tool when searching for a particular Talmudic subject"--

Feb 20, 2015
Finding Jesus - faith, fact, forgery - six holy objects that tell the remarkable story of the gospels by Gibson, David, 1969- author.

Finding Jesus - faith, fact, forgery - six holy objects that tell the remarkable story of the gospels

Feb 26, 2015
Finish big - how great entrepreneurs exit their companies on top by Burlingham, Bo, author.

Finish big - how great entrepreneurs exit their companies on top

"The bestselling author of Small Giants returns with an original guide to exiting your company successfully and gracefully Bo Burlingham's book Small Giants became an instant classic for its original take on a common business problem-how to handle the pressure to grow. It used deeply researched entrepreneurship stories to provide fresh insight into what really makes a great small business. Now Burlingham returns with a look at an even more common problem-how to leave your company gracefully. He

Feb 20, 2015
First Black Red - the story of Chuck Harmon, the first African American to play for the Cincinnati Reds by Pieratt, Marty Ford.

First Black Red - the story of Chuck Harmon, the first African American to play for the Cincinnati Reds

Feb 20, 2015
Flicker - your brain on movies by Zacks, Jeffrey M., author.

Flicker - your brain on movies

Feb 26, 2015
Florida road trip - Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach, Walt Disney World, Tampa, Sarasota, Naples, the Everglades & the Keys by Ferguson, Jason, author.

Florida road trip - Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach, Walt Disney World, Tampa, Sarasota, Naples, the Everglades & the Keys

Hit the road! Miami, the Everglades, the Keys, Naples, Sarasota, Walt Disney World, Daytona Beach, and Fort Lauderdale: see the top destinations in Florida with this book as your guide. Our detailed driving routes give you all you need, including mileage from place to place, driving times, and advice on the best places to stop along the way to eat, sleep, and explore.

Feb 20, 2015
From the new world - poems 1976-2014 by Graham, Jorie, 1950- author.

From the new world - poems 1976-2014

"An indispensable volume of poems, selected from almost four decades of work, that tracks the evolution of one of our most renowned contemporary poets, Pulitzer Prize-winner Jorie Graham. Much awaited and long needed, From the New World--a sequence of poems from Jorie Graham's prior eleven books--offers more than a retrospect of this major poet's work. This selection, including several revised and new poems, creates a startlingly fresh trajectory through books whose brilliance and far-reaching i

Feb 24, 2015
Frozen in time - the fate of the Franklin Expedition by Beattie, Owen.

Frozen in time - the fate of the Franklin Expedition

The truth about what happened on Sir John Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845-48 has been shrouded in mystery for 165 years. Carrying the best equipment that the science and technology, Franklin and his men set out to "penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America." The expedition's two ships -- HMS "Erebus" and HMS "Terror" -- carrying 129 officers and men, disappeared without a trace. From 1846 to 1880 more than 20 major rescue parties were involved in the s

Feb 24, 2015
Functional behavior assessment for people with autism - making sense of seemingly senseless behavior by Glasberg, Beth A., author.

Functional behavior assessment for people with autism - making sense of seemingly senseless behavior

Feb 24, 2015
Future crimes - everything is connected, everyone is vulnerable and what we can do about it by Goodman, Marc. author.

Future crimes - everything is connected, everyone is vulnerable and what we can do about it

An FBI futurist and senior advisor to Interpol analyzes the digital underground to reveal the alarming ways criminals, corporations and countries are using emerging technologies to target individuals and wage war.

Feb 26, 2015
Get started in writing science fiction and fantasy by Roberts, Adam (Adam Charles), author.

Get started in writing science fiction and fantasy

Feb 26, 2015
Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security by Kotlikoff, Laurence J., author.

Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security

"How many retirees or those nearing retirement know about such Social Security options as file-and-suspend (apply for benefits and then don't take them)? Or start-stop-start (start benefits, stop them, then re-start them)? ... [This book] covers the most frequent benefit scenarios faced by married retired couples, by divorced retirees, by widows and widowers, among others. It explains what to do if you're a retired parent of dependent children, disabled, or an eligible beneficiary who continues

Feb 24, 2015
Getting the most out of makerspaces to build robots by Cohen, Jacob (Engineer)

Getting the most out of makerspaces to build robots

Feb 26, 2015
Getting the most out of makerspaces to build unmanned aerial vehicles by Rauf, Don.

Getting the most out of makerspaces to build unmanned aerial vehicles

Feb 26, 2015
Getting the most out of makerspaces to create with 3-D printers by Petrikowski, Nicki Peter.

Getting the most out of makerspaces to create with 3-D printers

Feb 26, 2015
Getting the most out of makerspaces to explore Arduino & electronics by Rauf, Don, author.

Getting the most out of makerspaces to explore Arduino & electronics

Feb 26, 2015
Getting the most out of makerspaces to go from idea to market by Shea, Therese.

Getting the most out of makerspaces to go from idea to market

Feb 26, 2015
Girl in a band by Gordon, Kim, 1953- author.

Girl in a band

A founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story--a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence and as one of the first women of rock and roll.

Feb 26, 2015
Going to pot - why the rush to legalize marijuana will harm America by Bennett, William J. (William John), 1943- author.

Going to pot - why the rush to legalize marijuana will harm America

Get ready to rethink one of the most pressing and misunderstood issues facing use today and help keep America from going to pot.

Feb 20, 2015
Good Housekeeping 400 healthy recipes - easy, delicious, low-calorie. by

Good Housekeeping 400 healthy recipes - easy, delicious, low-calorie.

Feb 26, 2015
H is for Hawk by Macdonald, Helen, 1970-

H is for Hawk

Feb 26, 2015
Hacking the digital print - alternative image capture and printmaking processes with a special section on 3D printing by Lhotka, Bonny Pierce.

Hacking the digital print - alternative image capture and printmaking processes with a special section on 3D printing

Feb 26, 2015
Handmade bags in natural fabrics - 60 easy-to-make purses, totes and more by Takahashi, Emiko, author.

Handmade bags in natural fabrics - 60 easy-to-make purses, totes and more

Feb 26, 2015
He wanted the moon - the madness and medical genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and his daughter's quest to know him by Baird, Mimi.

He wanted the moon - the madness and medical genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and his daughter's quest to know him

The author pieces together the story of her absent father's life, beginning with his advancements in isolating the biochemical root of manic depression, which he then began to suffer from himself, leading to years of institutionalization and confinement.

Feb 24, 2015
Head over heels in France - falling in love in the Lot by Brick, Samantha, author.

Head over heels in France - falling in love in the Lot

When Samantha Brick's life started to unravel - her company in liquidation, homeless, penniless and friendless, and on max-strength anti-depressants - it seemed that everything was going wrong. But a chance week away in France led to the most unexpected of all turn-arounds: a whirlwind romance with gun-toting, stubborn and ever-so-macho Pascal. It wasn't until she moved in to his cottage in the beautiful Lot region in south-west France that she realised haw shamefully ill-equipped she was for th

Feb 26, 2015
Help your teenager beat an eating disorder by Lock, James, author.

Help your teenager beat an eating disorder

"[Presents] ... evidence that parents--who have often been told to take a back seat in eating disorder treatment--can and must play a key role in recovery. Whether pursuing family-based treatment or other options, parents learn specific, doable steps for monitoring their teen's eating and exercise habits, managing mealtimes, ending weight related power struggles, and collaborating successfully with health care providers"--

Feb 26, 2015
Hong Kong. by Chen, Piera, author.

Hong Kong.

Feb 20, 2015
How to paint with oils & acrylics - mastering the use of oil and acrylic paints with step-by-step techniques and projects, in 200 photographs by Harrison, Hazel, author.

How to paint with oils & acrylics - mastering the use of oil and acrylic paints with step-by-step techniques and projects, in 200 photographs

Feb 20, 2015
How to paint with watercolours - mastering the use of water paints with step-by-step techniques and projects, in over 200 photographs by Harrison, Hazel, author.

How to paint with watercolours - mastering the use of water paints with step-by-step techniques and projects, in over 200 photographs

Feb 26, 2015
Humans 3.0 - the upgrading of the species by Nowak, Peter, 1974-

Humans 3.0 - the upgrading of the species

Feb 24, 2015
I left it on the mountain - a memoir by Sessums, Kevin, author.

I left it on the mountain - a memoir

"On his 53rd birthday, Kevin Sessums woke up in his L.A. hotel room wondering how he would get through his scheduled interview with Hugh Jackman. For years he had interviewed the bright lights: Madonna, Courtney Love, Jessica Lange, and all the other usual suspects, but Kevin knew that his rapidly unraveling life was as shallow as the hotel's hip furniture and he was hanging on by his fingertips. In I Left It on the Mountain, Sessums chronicles his early days in NY as an actor, his years working

Feb 26, 2015
I'd kill for you by Phelps, M. William.

I'd kill for you

Feb 26, 2015
I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on TV - memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man by Jobrani, Maz, 1972- author.

I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on TV - memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man

A "memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris"--Amazon.com.

Feb 24, 2015
Ice, mud and blood - lessons from climates past by Turney, Chris, 1973-

Ice, mud and blood - lessons from climates past

Feb 24, 2015
If you work it, it works! - the science behind 12 step recovery by Nowinski, Joseph.

If you work it, it works! - the science behind 12 step recovery

" Since the publication of Alcoholics Anonymous in 1939, the Twelve Steps have been central to staying sober for millions of people around the world. Countless recovery and treatment organizations have adopted the Steps as their program for abstaining from addictive behaviors. But recently a growing chorus of critics has questioned the science behind this model. In this book, Nowinski calls upon the latest research, as well as his own seminal Project MATCH study, to show why systematically worki

Feb 26, 2015
Ifferisms - an anthology of aphorisms that begin with the word if by Grothe, Mardy.

Ifferisms - an anthology of aphorisms that begin with the word if

From the author of "Oxymoronica, Viva La Repartee," and "I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like" comes a fun compendium of time-honored wisdom beginning with the word if.

Feb 20, 2015
In Manchuria - a village called Wasteland and the transformation of rural China by Meyer, Michael J., 1972-

In Manchuria - a village called Wasteland and the transformation of rural China

Feb 24, 2015
In the land of invisible women - a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Ahmed, Qanta.

In the land of invisible women - a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom

From the Publisher: "In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith."- Gail Sheehy. The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones. Unexpectedly denied a v

Feb 26, 2015
Indie spiritualist - a no bullshit exploration of spirituality by Grosso, Chris.

Indie spiritualist - a no bullshit exploration of spirituality

"After years of heavy addiction, Chris Grosso found himself at the age of 25 literally on his knees utterly lost and broken. If he was going to live, he needed to find a new way to approach life. But he battled with how to wrangle a spiritual path with his alternative, eclectic lifestyle. Drawing upon his punk rock roots and question everything mindset, Grosso offers a collection of stories and musings on his own no bullshit exploration of spirituality that are brutally honest, and many times, b

Feb 24, 2015
Information doesn't want to be free - laws for the Internet age by Doctorow, Cory, author.

Information doesn't want to be free - laws for the Internet age

"In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This is a book about the pitfalls and the opportunities that creative industries (and individuals) are confronting today - about how the old models have failed or found new footing, and about what might soon replace them. A

Feb 26, 2015
Irritable hearts - a PTSD love story by McClelland, Mac, author.

Irritable hearts - a PTSD love story

"In 2010, human rights reporter Mac McClelland left Haiti after covering the devastation of the earthquake. Back home, she finds herself imagining vivid scenes of violence and can't sleep or stop crying. It becomes clear that she is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, triggered by her trip and seemingly exacerbated by her experiences in the other charged places she'd reported from. The bewilderment about this sudden loss of self-control is magnified by her feelings for Nico, a French

Feb 26, 2015
Is shame necessary? - new uses for an old tool by Jacquet, Jennifer. author.

Is shame necessary? - new uses for an old tool

"An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform. Is Shame Necessary? presents us with a trenchant case for public shaming as a nonviolent form of resistance that can challenge corporations and even governments to change policies and behaviors that are detrimental to the environment. Jennifer Jacquet argues that public shaming, when it has been retrofitted for the age of social media and aimed

Feb 24, 2015
Isaac Asimov by Wolny, Philip, author.

Isaac Asimov

Feb 26, 2015
It's not who you know, it's who you are - life lessons from winners by Williams, Pat, 1940-

It's not who you know, it's who you are - life lessons from winners

Feb 24, 2015
JavaScript cookbook - programming the web by Powers, Shelley, author.

JavaScript cookbook - programming the web

"Problem solving with JavaScript is a lot trickier now that its use has expanded considerably in size, scope, and complexity. This cookbook has your back, with recipes for common tasks across the JavaScript world, whether you're working in the browser, the server, or a mobile environment. Each recipe includes reusable code and practical advice for tackling JavaScript objects, Node, Ajax, JSON, data persistence, graphical and media applications, complex frameworks, modular JavaScript, APIs, and m

Feb 26, 2015
Jealous girl? - girls dealing with feelings by Snyder, Gail, author.

Jealous girl? - girls dealing with feelings

"Explores the emotion of jealousy in young women and the best ways to deal with it and the situations that cause it. Includes real-life examples, quotes, facts, tips, and quizzes"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 26, 2015
John Burroughs' America - selections from the writings of the naturalist by Burroughs, John, 1837-1921.

John Burroughs' America - selections from the writings of the naturalist

Feb 24, 2015
Just for you - selfish sewing with your favorite SewCanShe bloggers - 24 simply stylish projects by Fairbanks-Critchfield, Caroline, 1975- author.

Just for you - selfish sewing with your favorite SewCanShe bloggers - 24 simply stylish projects

Feb 24, 2015
Kaffe Fassett's brilliant little patchworks - 20 stitched and patched projects using Kaffe Fassett fabrics by Fassett, Kaffe.

Kaffe Fassett's brilliant little patchworks - 20 stitched and patched projects using Kaffe Fassett fabrics

Feb 26, 2015
Kammie on first - baseball's Dottie Kamenshek by Houts, Michelle.

Kammie on first - baseball's Dottie Kamenshek

"Dorothy Mary Kamenshek was born to immigrant parents in Norwood, Ohio. As a young girl, she played pickup games of sandlot baseball with neighborhood children; no one, however, would have suspected that at the age of seventeen she would become a star athlete at the national level. The outbreak of World War II and the ensuing draft of able-bodied young men severely depleted the ranks of professional baseball players. In 1943, Phillip K. Wrigley, owner of the Chicago Cubs, led the initiative to e

Feb 20, 2015
Latino stats - American Hispanics by the numbers by Malavé, Idelisse, author.

Latino stats - American Hispanics by the numbers

"At a time when politics is seemingly ruled by ideology and emotion and when immigration is one of the most contentious topics, it is more important than ever to cut through the rhetoric and highlight, in numbers, the reality of the broad spectrum of Latino life in the United States. Latinos are both the largest and fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the country, even while many continue to fight for their status as Americans. Respected movement builder and former leader of the Tides Foundat

Feb 20, 2015
Learn how to draw & paint - a complete course on practical & creative techniques by Harrison, Hazel.

Learn how to draw & paint - a complete course on practical & creative techniques

Feb 26, 2015
Learning to paint & draw by Harrison, Hazel, author.

Learning to paint & draw

Feb 20, 2015
Living with Crohn's & Colitis cookbook - nutritional guidance, meal plans, and over 100 recipes for improved health and wellness by Cummings, Dede, author.

Living with Crohn's & Colitis cookbook - nutritional guidance, meal plans, and over 100 recipes for improved health and wellness

This cookbook provides delicious recipes and meal plans as well in-depth information about nutrition and food tailored for those with intestinal disease. The book, written by a Crohn's patient, will also feature tips on living a more holistic lifestyle. This is an informative addition to the Living With series, which, as a whole, aims to give patients up-to-date and authoritative but practical and accessible information to deal with every aspect of their condition.

Feb 20, 2015
Looking up devotional - trusting God with your every need by Moore, Beth, 1957- author.

Looking up devotional - trusting God with your every need

Feb 26, 2015
Loose strife by Barry, Quan, author.

Loose strife

Feb 26, 2015
Lord, is it warfare? - teach me to stand - a devotional study on spiritual victory by Arthur, Kay, 1933-

Lord, is it warfare? - teach me to stand - a devotional study on spiritual victory

Feb 24, 2015
Lose the clutter, lose the weight - the six-week total-life slim down by Walsh, Peter, 1956- author.

Lose the clutter, lose the weight - the six-week total-life slim down

"A recent study showed that people with cluttered homes were 77 percent more likely to be overweight or obese. Why? Organization pro Peter Walsh thinks it's because you can't make your best or the healthiest choices in a cluttered, messy, disorganized environment. But there's good news: you can change your habits, change you health, and change your life--all in just 6 weeks. [Includes] a room-by-room organizing guide, quizzes to create customizable plans, and testimonials from eight of the dozen

Feb 26, 2015
Love's executioner and other tales of psychotherapy by Yalom, Irvin D., 1931-

Love's executioner and other tales of psychotherapy

Feb 26, 2015
Lusitania - triumph, tragedy, and the end of the Edwardian age by King, Greg, 1964-

Lusitania - triumph, tragedy, and the end of the Edwardian age

"Lusitania: She was a ship of dreams, carrying millionaires and aristocrats, actresses and impresarios, writers and suffragettes - a microcosm of the last years of the waning Edwardian Era and the coming influences of the Twentieth Century. When she left New York on her final voyage, she sailed from the New World to the Old; yet an encounter with the machinery of the New World, in the form of a primitive German U-Boat, sent her - and her gilded passengers - to their tragic deaths and opened up a

Feb 26, 2015
Manga for the beginner kawaii - everything you need to draw the supercute characters of Japanese comics by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Manga for the beginner kawaii - everything you need to draw the supercute characters of Japanese comics

From Hello Kitty to Poke´mon, the manga genre of kawaii is everywhere! Learn to draw these characters, who are intensely cute, simple to draw, and colorfully graphic.

Feb 20, 2015
Masterclass - write a bestseller by Burns, Jacqueline, 1964- author.

Masterclass - write a bestseller

There is no precise formula for writing a bestseller, but there are secrets, skills and techniques that will dramatically improve your odds of publishing a bestselling novel. Whatever your motivation - whether sick of rejections, getting ready to approach a publisher, or with an idea you think is unbeatable - you need to read this book before you do anything else. It gives you insight into what makes a bestseller, the trends and the genre conventions, before helping you get a real handle on the

Feb 26, 2015
Masterclass - writing crime fiction by Rowe, Rosemary, 1942- author.

Masterclass - writing crime fiction

Feb 26, 2015
Masterclass - writing plays by Bown, Lesley.

Masterclass - writing plays

Feb 26, 2015
Masterclass - writing romantic fiction by Samuel, Barbara, 1959- author.

Masterclass - writing romantic fiction

Feb 26, 2015
Medical terminology for dummies by Henderson, Beverley.

Medical terminology for dummies

Feb 26, 2015
Medieval Christianity - a new history by Madigan, Kevin, 1960- author.

Medieval Christianity - a new history

"For many, the medieval world seems dark and foreign-a miraculous, brutal, and irrational time of superstition and strange relics. The pursuit of heretics, the Inquisition, the Crusades and the domination of the "Holy Land" come to mind. Yet the medieval world produced much that is part of our world today, including universities, the passion for Roman architecture and the emergence of the gothic style, pilgrimage, the emergence of capitalism, and female saints. This new narrative history of medi

Feb 24, 2015
Microbiology - a very short introduction by Money, Nicholas P., author.

Microbiology - a very short introduction

Describes the expansions of microbiology; it's methods, from traditional microscopy and laboratory culture to the latest genomic analysis.

Feb 26, 2015
Microsoft Office for iPad by Lambert, Joan, author.

Microsoft Office for iPad

Feb 26, 2015
Mindfulness on the go - inner peace in your pocket by O'Morain, Padraig.

Mindfulness on the go - inner peace in your pocket

"Who has time to meditate, chant in the lotus position or read spiritual tomes on finding inner calm? Relax! Mindfulness doesn't have to be another chore. It can be found on your morning commute, during your coffee break or when you're waiting in line at the grocery store. This user-friendly handbook is packed with tips to help you slow down, refocus and practice a form of mindfulness that fits into your hectic schedule. Whether you're at work, at home or traveling, Mindfulness on the Go will he

Feb 24, 2015
Modern cartooning - essential techniques for drawing today's popular cartoons by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Modern cartooning - essential techniques for drawing today's popular cartoons

Provides advice for beginning cartoonists on creating human characters, including drawing heads, features, hair and hats, middle distance views, body types, clothing, poses, details, and placing finished characters in scenes.

Feb 24, 2015
Moon Hawaiian Islands by Whitton, Kevin J., author.

Moon Hawaiian Islands

Feb 26, 2015
Moon Michigan by Martone, Laura.

Moon Michigan

World traveler Laura Martone spends summers with her family on Michigan's Big Bear Lake, and she shares her favorite Michigan experiences, from indulging at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City to exploring Detroit's rhythmic roots and auto museums. Martone provides itineraries for trekking through the Upper Peninsula, touring lighthouses on the Great Lake shoreline, and splurging on a luxury B & B on the popular Mackinac Island. Moon Michigan is packed with information on dining, trans

Feb 26, 2015
Moon New York State by Collazo, Julie Schwietert.

Moon New York State

Offers historical and travel information for New York State, and provides information on the best attractions, sights, accommodations, restaurants, and activities the state has to offer.

Feb 26, 2015
Moon Oregon by Jewell, Judy, 1957- author.

Moon Oregon

Feb 26, 2015
Moon. Arizona & the Grand Canyon by Hull, Tim.

Moon. Arizona & the Grand Canyon

Feb 26, 2015
Moon. Maine by Nangle, Hilary, author.

Moon. Maine

Feb 26, 2015
Moon. Wisconsin by Huhti, Thomas, author.

Moon. Wisconsin

Born and bred "Cheesehead" Thomas Huhti offers an insider's view of Wisconsin, from the bars and pubs of Madison to the beaches and water parks of the Wisconsin Dells. Huhti is a perfect tour guide, providing unique trip ideas such as the Frank Lloyd Wright Tour. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, this handbook has many options for a range of travel budgets. With advice on dining in Milwaukee and exploring the scenic lakeside towns of Door County, Moon Wiscons

Feb 26, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli - a strange romance by Hay, Daisy, 1981- author.

Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli - a strange romance

Feb 24, 2015
New Zealand by Rawlings-Way, Charles, author.

New Zealand

Lonely Planet New Zealand is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience Maori culture, be wowed by beautiful glaciers or hike through gorgeous scenery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of New Zealand and begin your journey now!

Feb 26, 2015
Nick Malgieri's pastry - foolproof recipes for the home cook by Malgieri, Nick, author.

Nick Malgieri's pastry - foolproof recipes for the home cook

Feb 26, 2015
On your case - a comprehensive, compassionate (and only slightly bossy) legal guide for every stage of a woman's life by Green, Lisa (Lawyer), author.

On your case - a comprehensive, compassionate (and only slightly bossy) legal guide for every stage of a woman's life

"In On Your Case, Lisa fills a long-standing gap in women's bookshelves with a thorough, compelling and occasionally hilarious guide to the range of legal issues women can expect to confront throughout their busy lives. Leveraging her professional training as a lawyer and her personal experience as a wife, ex-wife, mother, and daughter, Lisa explains common, even complicated, legal issues in practical, easy to understand terms. Sharing true stories, from jaw-dropping court cases to her own perso

Feb 24, 2015
Once upon a time - a short history of fairy tale by Warner, Marina, 1946- author.

Once upon a time - a short history of fairy tale

Marina Warner has loved fairy tales over her long writing career, and she explores here a multitude of tales through the ages, their different manifestations on the page, the stage, and the screen. From the phenomenal rise of Victorian and Edwardian literature to contemporary children's stories, Warner unfolds a glittering array of examples, from classics such as Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty, the Grimm Brothers' Hansel and Gretel, and Hans Andersen's The Little Mermaid, t

Feb 26, 2015
One breath at a time - Buddhism and the twelve steps by Griffin, Kevin Edward, 1950-

One breath at a time - Buddhism and the twelve steps

Feb 20, 2015
Open mind, faithful heart - reflections on following Jesus by Francis, Pope, 1936- author.

Open mind, faithful heart - reflections on following Jesus

Reflections on the scriptures and on the pastoral experiences of Pope Francis.

Feb 20, 2015
Operation Chowhound - the most risky, most glorious US bomber mission of WWII by Dando-Collins, Stephen, author.

Operation Chowhound - the most risky, most glorious US bomber mission of WWII

Feb 26, 2015
Overruled - the long war for control of the U.S. Supreme Court by Root, Damon, author.

Overruled - the long war for control of the U.S. Supreme Court

"Can the federal government make you eat your fruits and vegetables? Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan seemed to think so when asked if she thought Congress possessed the constitutional power to force every American to "eat three fruits and three vegetables every day." Kagan laughed and said that while it sounded like "a dumb law," that did not make it an unconstitutional one. In other words, if you don't like what your lawmakers have done, take your complaint to the ballot box, not to the court

Feb 20, 2015
Performing under pressure - the science of doing your best when it matters most by Weisinger, Hendrie. author.

Performing under pressure - the science of doing your best when it matters most

"Nobody performs better under pressure. Regardless of the task, pressure ruthlessly diminishes our judgment, decision-making, attention, dexterity, and performance in every professional and personal arena. The authors introduce us to the concept of pressure management, offering empirically tested short term and long term solutions to help us overcome the debilitating effects of pressure. The reality is, pressure makes us do worse, and sometimes leads us to fail utterly. But there are things we c

Feb 26, 2015
Power forward - my presidential education by Love, Reggie, 1981-

Power forward - my presidential education

"No one spent more time with Barack Obama during his historic first campaign and term than 'body man' Reggie Love, whose professional coming-of-age story--from team captain of Coach K's 2001 NCAA title team through junior Senator Obama's mailroom to becoming the President's confidant, friend, and Chief of Stuff--is like no other"--

Feb 20, 2015
Prague by Soukup, Vladimír, 1949- author.

Prague

The DK Eyewitness Prague Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions Prague has to offer. The guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, plus 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, plus insider tips on everything from where to find the best markets and nightspots to great

Feb 26, 2015
Quickbooks online for dummies by Marmel, Elaine J.

Quickbooks online for dummies

Feb 26, 2015
Refire! - don't retire - make the rest of your life the best of your life by Blanchard, Kenneth H.

Refire! - don't retire - make the rest of your life the best of your life

Feb 20, 2015
Relæ - a book of ideas by Puglisi, Christian F.

Relæ - a book of ideas

"A gorgeous, impeccably designed cookbook from one of Denmark's star chefs, in which he reveals the theory and philosophy behind the food of his award-winning restaurant Relae. Chef Christian F. Puglisi's deeply imaginative, plant-centric cooking has earned him a Michelin star, rave reviews from international food media, and the respect of top chefs from around the world. Relæ is Puglisi's debut: like his restaurant, the book is unconventional, beautifully designed, and thought-provoking. Rather

Feb 20, 2015
Rick Steves' Great Britain 2014. by Steves, Rick, 1955- author.

Rick Steves' Great Britain 2014.

Offers suggestions for lodging, restaurants, and local attractions in Great Britain, along with travel tips and cultural information.

Feb 26, 2015
Rick Steves' Italy 2015. by Steves, Rick, 1955- author.

Rick Steves' Italy 2015.

From the beaches to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta, Italy has it all. With this book, you'll trace Italian culture from Rome's Colosseum to Michelangelo's David to the bustling elegance of Milan. Experience the art-drenched cities of Venice and Florence, explore the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, and learn how to avoid the lines at the most popular museums. Discover the villages of Tuscany and Umbria and the lazy rhythms of the Cinque Terre. Shop at local market stalls, sip a cappuccin

Feb 26, 2015
Rick Steves' Spain 2015. by Steves, Rick, 1955-

Rick Steves' Spain 2015.

Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, transportation, shopping, sights, and cultural attractions in Spain.

Feb 26, 2015
S O S - Poems 1961-2013 by Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014, poet.

S O S - Poems 1961-2013

Feb 26, 2015
Sacred seed by

Sacred seed

Inspired by physicist and environmental leader Dr. Vandana Shiva, this collection of essays draw on the wisdom of ancient and modern traditions to remind readers of the profound sacredness of the seed--how in its purity, it is the source and renewal of all of life. For centuries the planting of the seed in the earth not only nourished humanity, but also symbolized the mystery of life and the journey of the soul. Yet, modern culture has begun to lose an appreciation of the primal meaning of the s

Feb 20, 2015
Saturnalia - traveling from Cape Town to Kampala in search of an African utopia by Chapman, Justin.

Saturnalia - traveling from Cape Town to Kampala in search of an African utopia

Feb 26, 2015
School integration - Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka by Klein, Rebecca T., author.

School integration - Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Feb 26, 2015
Scraps - stylish stash fabric crafts to stitch by Vandenbosch, Vera, author.

Scraps - stylish stash fabric crafts to stitch

Feb 20, 2015
Secrets of happy people - 50 techniques to feel good by Avery, Matt.

Secrets of happy people - 50 techniques to feel good

Feb 26, 2015
Sex versus survival - the life and ideas of Sabina Spielrein by Launer, John, author.

Sex versus survival - the life and ideas of Sabina Spielrein

Who was Sabina Spielrein? She is probably best known for her notorious affair with Carl Jung, which was dramatized in the film A Dangerous Method, starring Keira Knightley. Yet her life story is much more compelling than just one famous relationship. Spielrein overcame family and psychological abuse to become a profoundly original thinker in her own right. Sex Versus Survival is the first biography to put her life and ideas at the center of the story and examine Spielrein's key role in the devel

Feb 20, 2015
Shame - how America's past sins have polarized our country by Steele, Shelby, author.

Shame - how America's past sins have polarized our country

"Part memoir and part meditation on the failed efforts to achieve racial equality in America, [this book] advances Shelby Steele's provocative argument that 'new liberalism' has done more harm than good. Since the 1960s, overt racism against blacks is almost universally condemned, so much so that racism is no longer, by itself, a prohibitive barrier to black advancement. But African Americans remain at a disadvantage in American society, and Steele lays the blame at the feet of white liberals"--

Feb 26, 2015
Skin cleanse - the simple, all-natural program for clear, calm, happy skin by Grigore, Adina, author.

Skin cleanse - the simple, all-natural program for clear, calm, happy skin

"From skincare expert and founder of the thriving organic skincare line SW Basics comes a comprehensive yet simple guide to switching to an all-natural skincare regime.As savvy consumers, we've become all too aware that products labeled as "healthy" and "all-natural" are actually full of processed ingredients. But what about the "natural" face wash or "organic moisturizer" we use on our skin every day?Like prepackaged food, many beauty products don't deliver the benefits they promise, and that e

Feb 24, 2015
Smart storage solutions - creative closets, stylish shelves & more by Rains, Valerie. author

Smart storage solutions - creative closets, stylish shelves & more

Feb 20, 2015
Southeast Asia on a budget by

Southeast Asia on a budget

Updated by a team of expert writers, this edition of The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget is packed with information to help you make the most of your time and money, including comprehensive transportation information, suggested itineraries, full-color maps, and advice on local culture, food and language. Detailed listings give the low-down on the best hotels, hostels, bars and restaurants, while "treat yourself" suggestions provide inspiration for when to splurge.

Feb 20, 2015
Spring chicken - stay young forever (or die trying) by Gifford, Bill, author.

Spring chicken - stay young forever (or die trying)

"From acclaimed journalist Bill Gifford comes a roaring journey into the world of anti-aging science in search of answers to a universal obsession: what can be done about getting old? SPRING CHICKEN: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) SPRING CHICKEN is a full-throttle, high-energy ride through the latest research, popular mythology, and ancient wisdom on mankind's oldest obsession: How can we live longer? And better? In his funny, self-deprecating voice, veteran reporter Bill Gifford takes reade

Feb 24, 2015
Stanley easy home drywall repairs by Ferguson, Myron R.

Stanley easy home drywall repairs

Feb 26, 2015
Stanley easy home plumbing repairs by Schiff, David, 1955-

Stanley easy home plumbing repairs

Feb 26, 2015
Stanley easy home wiring repairs by Popejoy, Clifford A.

Stanley easy home wiring repairs

Feb 26, 2015
Stanley home energy savings by Toht, David.

Stanley home energy savings

Feb 26, 2015
Storm of steel by Jünger, Ernst, 1895-1998.

Storm of steel

Provides a memoir of the First World War through the eyes of an ordinary German soldier who viewed the war as a personal struggle, testing himself by leading raiding parties and enduring as his comrades were killed.

Feb 26, 2015
Strange material - storytelling through textiles by Prain, Leanne, author.

Strange material - storytelling through textiles

The art of storytelling through textiles, exploring the many ways in which narrative can be expressed through cloth and needle.

Feb 26, 2015
Sustainable homebrewing - an all-organic approach to crafting great beer by Loftus, Amelia Slayton.

Sustainable homebrewing - an all-organic approach to crafting great beer

"Amelia Slayton Loftus shares her expert knowledge in this comprehensive guide that includes everything homebrewers of all levels need to know to brew delicious, organic beer. She covers the whys and hows of organic brewing, things to consider when buying equipment, and everything you need to know about organic ingredients (what makes them different, how to get them, and how to make substitutions). She also offers more than 30 irresistible recipes. You'll learn how to brew sustainably by growing

Feb 24, 2015
Switching to the Mac - the missing manual by Pogue, David, 1963-

Switching to the Mac - the missing manual

Feb 26, 2015
Ten million aliens - a journey through the entire animal kingdom by Barnes, Simon, author.

Ten million aliens - a journey through the entire animal kingdom

"This fascinating scientific foray into the animal kingdom examines how the world's creatures-- weird, wonderful, and everything in between-- are inextricably linked." -- Amazon.com

Feb 24, 2015
The 5 choices - the path to extraordinary productivity by Kogon, Kory, author.

The 5 choices - the path to extraordinary productivity

"Franklin Covey offers powerful insights drawn from the latest neuroscience and decades of experience and research in the time-management field to help you master your attention and energy management through five fundamental choices that will increase your ability to achieve what matters most to you. The 5 Choices is time management redefined for the twenty-first century: it increases the productivity of individuals, teams, and organizations and empowers you to make more selective, high-impact c

Feb 20, 2015
The age of acquiescence - the life and death of American resistance to organized wealth and power by Fraser, Steve, 1945-

The age of acquiescence - the life and death of American resistance to organized wealth and power

"From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment were treated as obnoxious and a threat to democracy. Mass movements envisioned a new world supplanting dog-eat-dog capitalism. But over the last half-century that political will and cultural imagination have vanished. Why? THE AGE OF ACQUIESCENCE seeks to solve that mystery. Steve Frase

Feb 24, 2015
The anger management workbook - use the STOP method to replace destructive responses with constructive behavior by Nay, W. Robert.

The anger management workbook - use the STOP method to replace destructive responses with constructive behavior

"Out-of-control anger can destroy relationships, reputations, careers--even your health. But Dr. Robert Nay knows from extensive clinical experience that nearly anyone can learn to manage anger constructively--with enough practice. This systematic workbook builds core anger management skills using interactive exercises that readers can tailor to their own needs. Dr. Nay provides practical tools for identifying anger triggers, recognizing the different faces of anger, replacing aggression with ap

Feb 26, 2015
The best cat book ever - super-amazing, 100% awesome by Funk, Kate, author.

The best cat book ever - super-amazing, 100% awesome

The Best Cat Book Ever features photographs of AC the cat in tons of hilarious costumes posed with props amid handmade dioramas.

Feb 20, 2015
The caregiver's companion - caring for your loved one medically, financially and emotionally while caring for yourself by Brent, Carolyn, author.

The caregiver's companion - caring for your loved one medically, financially and emotionally while caring for yourself

"A comprehensive, straightforward handbook to help family caregivers with sibling and parent-child communication, end-of-life decision making, and guidance for how to help a loved one medically, financially, and emotionally"--

Feb 20, 2015
The case for grace - a journalist explores the evidence of transformed lives by Strobel, Lee, 1952- author.

The case for grace - a journalist explores the evidence of transformed lives

Feb 26, 2015
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 by Bringle, Jennifer, author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

Feb 26, 2015
The confidence myth - why women undervalue their skills and how to get over it by Lerner, Helene, 1946-

The confidence myth - why women undervalue their skills and how to get over it

Feb 26, 2015
The conscience economy - how a mass movement for good is great for business by Overman, Steven.

The conscience economy - how a mass movement for good is great for business

"The Conscience Economy will help international leaders, influencers, investors and decision-makers to manage, innovate and thrive in a new world where "doing good" matters as much as "doing well."--

Feb 24, 2015
The dream of a common language - poems, 1974-1977 by Rich, Adrienne Cecile.

The dream of a common language - poems, 1974-1977

Feb 26, 2015
The edge of extinction - travels with enduring people in vanishing lands by Pretty, Jules N., author.

The edge of extinction - travels with enduring people in vanishing lands

Feb 20, 2015
The everything bartender's book by Charming, Cheryl.

The everything bartender's book

Feb 26, 2015
The exercise factor ease into the best shape of your life regardless of your age, weight or current fitness level by Kirwan, Jim.

The exercise factor ease into the best shape of your life regardless of your age, weight or current fitness level

Feb 26, 2015
The family Romanov - murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia by Fleming, Candace, author.

The family Romanov - murder, rebellion & the fall of Imperial Russia

From the acclaimed author of Amelia Lost and The Lincolns comes a heartrending narrative nonfiction page-turner--and a perfect resource for meeting Common Core standards. When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. With their four daughters (including Anastasia) and only son, a hemophiliac, Nicholas and his reclusive wife, Alexandra, buried their heads in the sand, living a life of opulence as World War I raged outside their door and political

Feb 20, 2015
The Fat Radish kitchen diaries by Towill, Ben, author.

The Fat Radish kitchen diaries

British-inspired menus that include nourishing, fresh vegetables and organized by season.

Feb 20, 2015
The fear cure - cultivating courage as medicine for the body, mind, and soul by Rankin, Lissa, 1969- author.

The fear cure - cultivating courage as medicine for the body, mind, and soul

"Not many people in the medical world are talking about how being afraid can make us sick--but the truth is that fear, left untreated, becomes a serious risk factor for conditions from heart disease to diabetes to cancer. Now Lissa Rankin, M.D., explains why we need to heal ourselves from the fear that puts our health at risk and robs our lives of joy--and shows us how fear can ultimately cure us by opening our eyes to all that needs healing in our lives"--

Feb 26, 2015
The forgiving life - a pathway to overcoming resentment and creating a legacy of love by Enright, Robert D.

The forgiving life - a pathway to overcoming resentment and creating a legacy of love

Feb 26, 2015
The fringe hours - making time for you by Turner, Jessica N., author.

The fringe hours - making time for you

"While life is busy with a litany of must-dos--work, parenting, keeping house, grocery shopping, laundry, and on and on--women do not have to push their own needs aside. Yet this is often what happens. There's just no time, right? Wrong. In this ... book, Jessica Turner empowers women to take back pockets of time they already have in their day in order to practice self-care and do the things they love"--Amazon.com.

Feb 26, 2015
The illustrated world encyclopedia of butterflies & moths - a natural history and identification guide to the most significant species, including swallowtails, hairstreaks, yellows, fritillaries, blues, skippers and tiger moths by Morgan, Sally, 1957-

The illustrated world encyclopedia of butterflies & moths - a natural history and identification guide to the most significant species, including swallowtails, hairstreaks, yellows, fritillaries, blues, skippers and tiger moths

Adored for their fairy-like beauty and power of flight, butterflies and moths captivate enthusiasts world-wide. As well as being attractive to watch, these exquisite insects are also of huge biological importance. Not only are they useful pollinators, they also act as scientific 'indicators' of changing levels of light, heat and availability of food. Consequently, some species are the subject of intense study to see how well they are adapting to environmental challenges. This book has a photogra

Feb 24, 2015
The imperial presidency by Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.

The imperial presidency

This book traces the growth of presidential power over two centuries, from George Washington to George W. Bush, examining how it has both served and harmed the Constitution and what Americans can do about it in years to come.

Feb 26, 2015
The interstellar age - inside the forty-year Voyager mission by Bell, Jim, 1965- author.

The interstellar age - inside the forty-year Voyager mission

"The story of the men and women who drove the Voyager spacecraft mission- told by a scientist who was there from the beginning. The Voyager spacecraft are our farthest-flung emissaries-11.3 billion miles away from the crew who built and still operate them, decades since their launch. Voyager 1 left the solar system in 2012; its sister craft, Voyager 2, will do so in 2015. The fantastic journey began in 1977, before the first episode of Cosmos aired. The mission was planned as a grand tour beyond

Feb 26, 2015
The Islamist phoenix - The Islamic State and the redrawing of the Middle East by Napoleoni, Loretta.

The Islamist phoenix - The Islamic State and the redrawing of the Middle East

Feb 26, 2015
The last hockey game by McDougall, Bruce, 1950- author.

The last hockey game

Feb 24, 2015
The last Stalinist - the life of Santiago Carrillo by Preston, Paul, 1946- author.

The last Stalinist - the life of Santiago Carrillo

Feb 20, 2015
The long hard road out of hell by Manson, Marilyn.

The long hard road out of hell

Feb 24, 2015
The low-FODMAP diet cookbook - 150 simple, flavorful, gut-friendly recipes to ease the symptoms of IBS, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and other digestive disorders by Shepherd, Sue, author.

The low-FODMAP diet cookbook - 150 simple, flavorful, gut-friendly recipes to ease the symptoms of IBS, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and other digestive disorders

Feb 20, 2015
The Men's Fitness exercise bible - 101 best workouts to build muscle, burn fat, and sculpt your best body ever! by Hyson, Sean, author.

The Men's Fitness exercise bible - 101 best workouts to build muscle, burn fat, and sculpt your best body ever!

Feb 20, 2015
The men's health big book of exercise - [four weeks to a leaner, stronger, more muscular you!] by Campbell, Adam.

The men's health big book of exercise - [four weeks to a leaner, stronger, more muscular you!]

Presents a reference guide of exercise for every part of a man's body, including 612 core exercises, more than one hundred workouts, a four-week diet plan, and a listing of fat-fighting snacks.

Feb 20, 2015
The monopolists - obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game by Pilon, Mary.

The monopolists - obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game

"With its origins rooted in one of the Wall Street Journal's most emailed stories, The Monopolists is the inside story of how the game of Monopoly came into existence, the heavy embellishment of its provenance by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most Americans who play Monopoly think it was invented by an unemployed Pennsylvania man who sold his game t

Feb 24, 2015
The myths of safe pesticides by Leu, André, 1953-, author.

The myths of safe pesticides

Andre´ Leu challenges conventional farming methods by refuting the myths that surround the use and understanding of pesticides. He exposes the dangers of these chemicals and advocates organic practices as the most viable for farming in the 21st Century.

Feb 26, 2015
The new naked - the ultimate sex education for grown-ups by Fisch, Harry, 1958-

The new naked - the ultimate sex education for grown-ups

A sex education guide for grown-ups offers easy-to-follow advice and stories from real couples on topics ranging from sexual frequency, desire, and addiction to communication between partners and the secrets of successful foreplay.

Feb 26, 2015
The poisoner - the life and crimes of Victorian England's most notorious doctor by Bates, Stephen, 1954-

The poisoner - the life and crimes of Victorian England's most notorious doctor

"In 1856, a baying crowd of over 30,000 people gathered outside Stafford prison to watch the hanging of Dr. William Palmer, "the greatest villain that ever stood in the Old Bailey" as Charles Dickens once called him. Palmer was convicted of poisoning and suspected in the murders of dozens of others, including his best friend, his wife, and his mother-in-law--and cashing in on their insurance to fuel his worsening gambling addiction. Highlighting his gruesome penchant for strychnine, the trial ma

Feb 20, 2015
The Renaissance by Halvorson, Michael, author.

The Renaissance

Was the Renaissance just a period of extraordinary art and architecture? This volume examines the major developments of the Renaissance era from its beginnings in Italian city/states to later cultural, political, and scientific achievements in France, Spain, England, and Germany. By examining original sources and introducing readers to new research and important debates, this accessible book provides an exciting introduction to the Renaissance age.

Feb 26, 2015
The right to privacy - interpreting the constitution by Kemper, Bitsy, author.

The right to privacy - interpreting the constitution

Feb 26, 2015
The secular Bible - why nonbelievers must take religion seriously by Berlinerblau, Jacques.

The secular Bible - why nonbelievers must take religion seriously

Feb 26, 2015
The separation of church and state - interpreting the constitution by Porterfield, Jason.

The separation of church and state - interpreting the constitution

Feb 26, 2015
The Sound of Music story - how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time by Santopietro, Tom.

The Sound of Music story - how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time

Published to coincide with the film's 50th anniversary, an ultimate fan book shares behind-the-scenes facts about The Sound of Music's filming in Austria and Hollywood and incorporates new interviews with production insiders, including Johannes von Trapp.

Feb 24, 2015
The story of my heart by Jefferies, Richard, 1848-1887.

The story of my heart

Feb 26, 2015
The Summit Bretton Woods, 1944 - J. M. Keynes and the reshaping of the global economy by Conway, Edmund, author.

The Summit Bretton Woods, 1944 - J. M. Keynes and the reshaping of the global economy

Feb 20, 2015
The Tao of vegetable gardening - cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity by Deppe, Carol, author.

The Tao of vegetable gardening - cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity

Feb 26, 2015
The ultimate competitive advantage - why your people make all the difference and the 6 practices you need to engage them by Moon, Shawn D. (Shawn Daniel), 1967-

The ultimate competitive advantage - why your people make all the difference and the 6 practices you need to engage them

""People are our most important asset." Every company pays lip service to this platitude, but how many companies really embrace it? What happens when everyone in your company is truly engaged and functions as a genuine leader? Every move your company makes can be copied by your competitors. New facilities, improved processes, product innovations, and marketplace initiatives can all be important, but rarely lead to sustained competitive advantage-because other businesses can just follow suit or p

Feb 20, 2015
The vegiterranean diet - the new and improved Mediterranean eating plan-- with deliciously satisfying vegan recipes for optimal health by Hever, Julieanna, author.

The vegiterranean diet - the new and improved Mediterranean eating plan-- with deliciously satisfying vegan recipes for optimal health

A vegan twist on the popular Mediterranean diet plan from the dietician, author, Veria network host, and VegNews columnist.

Feb 20, 2015
The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender by Manuel, Zenju Earthlyn, author.

The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender

"In The Way of Tenderness, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, sexuality, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege. Manuel brings her own experiences as a lesbian black woman into conversation with Buddhism to square our ultimately empty nature with superficial perspectives of everyday life. Her hard-won insights reveal that dry wisdom alone is not

Feb 24, 2015
The weary blues by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, author.

The weary blues

"Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening "Proem" (prologue poem)--"I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like the depths of my Africa"--Hughes spoke directly, intimately, and powerfully of the experiences of African Americans at a time when their voices were newly being heard in our literature.

Feb 20, 2015
The whole life fertility plan - understanding what affects your fertility to help you get pregnant when you want to by Phillips, Kyra.

The whole life fertility plan - understanding what affects your fertility to help you get pregnant when you want to

"A lifelong holistic guide for women to take control of their fertility"--

Feb 20, 2015
The worth of war by Ginsberg, Benjamin.

The worth of war

"Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features of societies that are generally held to represent progress. These include rationality, technological and economic development, and liberal forms of government. Cont

Feb 24, 2015
They know everything about you - how data-collecting corporations and snooping government agencies are destroying democracy by Scheer, Robert.

They know everything about you - how data-collecting corporations and snooping government agencies are destroying democracy

"In the first week of June 2013, the American people discovered that for a decade, they had abjectly traded their individual privacy for the chimera of national security. The revelation that the federal government has full access to all phone records and the vast trove of presumably private personal data posted on the Internet has brought the threat of a surveillance society to the fore. But the erosion of privacy rights extends far beyond big government. Big business has long played a leading r

Feb 26, 2015
Thinspired - how I lost 90 pounds - my plan for lasting weight loss and self-acceptance by Schiavocampo, Mara, author.

Thinspired - how I lost 90 pounds - my plan for lasting weight loss and self-acceptance

This inspirational book from ABC News correspondent Mara Schiavocampo takes you on her journey of weight loss and helps you shed pounds and find peace, health, and happiness in the process.

Feb 20, 2015
This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith by Sutterfield, Ragan, author.

This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith

"Sutterfield brings us back to a biblical perspective--a freeing, corrective viewpoint that reminds us of the connection between spirit, mind, and body. Along the way, he shares his journey from overweight addict to Ironman competitor. He counts his success, though, not in his decreased clothing size but in his increased understanding of how much God loves the body and what it means to take care of his whole being"--Amazon.com.

Feb 24, 2015
Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money by Lapin, Daniel (Daniel E.)

Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money

Lapin presents a practical approach to creating wealth--based on the established principles of ancient Jewish wisdom--made accessible to people of all backgrounds. This second edition provides new examples, especially of Internet-related business opportunities.

Feb 24, 2015
Through the African American lens by Combs, Rhea.

Through the African American lens

Feb 20, 2015
Top 10 Cuba by Baker, Christopher P., 1955- author.

Top 10 Cuba

Provides background information on Cuba; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.

Feb 26, 2015
Trying - love, loose pants and the quest for a baby by Cossey, Mark., author.

Trying - love, loose pants and the quest for a baby

Feb 20, 2015
Under the Radar Michigan - the first 50 by Daldin, Tom, author.

Under the Radar Michigan - the first 50

The host and producers of Under the Radar Michigan, a PBS television series, provide the travel destinations of their first 50 episodes. "If you're looking for great Michigan places to explore, vacation, eat, live, start a business or just relax, this book is for you. Chapter by chapter, we take you along on our first fifty episodes and discover great Michigan cities, interesting people, incredible restaurants, romantic spaces and great places to vacation with the whole family."--Page [4] of cov

Feb 26, 2015
Vitamania - our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection by Price, Catherine, 1978-

Vitamania - our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection

"The startling story of America's devotion to vitamins-and how it keeps us from good health Health-conscious Americans seek out vitamins any way they can, whether in a morning glass of orange juice, a piece of vitamin-enriched bread, or a daily multivitamin. We believe that vitamins are always beneficial and that the more we can get, the better-and yet despite this familiarity, few of us could explain what vitamins actually are. Instead, we outsource our questions to experts and interpret "vitam

Feb 26, 2015
Washington, D.C. by Burke, Susan, author.

Washington, D.C.

A visual travel guide to Washington D.C., providing descriptions and illustrations of significant sights in Old Downtown, Capitol Hill, the Mall, Georgetown, the White House and Foggy Bottom, and surrounding areas; and includes advice on where to stay, eat, and shop.

Feb 20, 2015
When doctors become patients by Klitzman, Robert.

When doctors become patients

This book weaves together gripping first-person accounts of the experience of doctors who fall ill and see the other side of the coin, as a patient. The accounts reveal how dramatic this transformation can be-- a spiritual journey for some, a radical change of identity for others, and for some a new way of looking at the risks and benefits of treatment options. For most however it forever changes the way they treat their own patients. These questions are important not just on a human interest le

Feb 20, 2015
Whiskey cocktails - rediscovered classics and contemporary craft drinks using the world's most popular spirit by Bobrow, Warren, author.

Whiskey cocktails - rediscovered classics and contemporary craft drinks using the world's most popular spirit

Feb 24, 2015
Winter blues survival guide - a workbook for overcoming SAD by Rosenthal, Norman E., author.

Winter blues survival guide - a workbook for overcoming SAD

"Using the engaging tools in this skillfully crafted workbook, sufferers of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can create their own blueprint for greater well-being all year long. Simple checklists, fill-in-the-blank forms, and nuggets of information help readers monitor their symptoms; determine which treatments to try (including light therapy, meditation, and other self-help options, as well as antidepressants and psychotherapy); and keep track of what works. Readers can download and print addi

Feb 26, 2015
Work simply - embracing the power of your personal productivity style by Tate, Carson, author.

Work simply - embracing the power of your personal productivity style

"Make work simple by using the tools and tactics that are right for you Your time is under attack. You just can't get enough done. You find yourself wondering where the hours go. You've tried every time-management system you can get your hands on-and they've only succeeded in making your work more complicated. Sound familiar? If you sometimes feel you spend more time managing your productivity than doing actual work, it's time for a change. In Work Simply, renowned productivity expert Carson Tat

Feb 20, 2015
YumUniverse - infinite possibilities for a gluten-free, plant-powerful, whole-food lifestyle by Crosby, Heather.

YumUniverse - infinite possibilities for a gluten-free, plant-powerful, whole-food lifestyle

"Adding more plant-based, gluten-free foods into your life just got a lot tastier. Whether you're transitioning to a completely plant-based diet or you just want some ideas for how to prepare scrumptious veggie dishes, Heather Crosby provides a step-by-step guide to adding good stuff into your existing routine. YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole Food Lifestyle offers a creative collection of more than 150 amazing recipes developed by Heather, all with no

Feb 24, 2015