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Underwater babies by Casteel, Seth. author, photographer.

Underwater babies

"With more than 70 previously unpublished photographs, [this book] reveals ... babies as they explore the underwater world, chubby-cheeked, curious, mischievous, and joyous"--Amazon.com.

Apr 13, 2015
A year in the life of William Shakespeare, 1599 by Shapiro, James, 1955-

A year in the life of William Shakespeare, 1599

1599 was an epochal year for Shakespeare and England. Shakespeare wrote four of his most famous plays: Henry the Fifth, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, and, most remarkably, Hamlet; Elizabethans sent off an army to crush an Irish rebellion, weathered an Armada threat from Spain, gambled on a fledgling East India Company, and waited to see who would succeed their aging and childless queen. James Shapiro illuminates both Shakespeare's staggering achievement and what Elizabethans experienced in the

Apr 13, 2015
Visions and revisions by Peck, Dale.

Visions and revisions

"Novelist and critic Dale Peck's latest work--part memoir, part extended essay--is a foray into what the author calls "the second half of the first half AIDS epidemic," i.e., the period between 1987, when the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded, and 1996, when the advent of combination therapy transformed AIDS from a virtual death sentence into a chronic manageable illness. Visions and Revisions has been assembled from more than a dozen essays and articles that have been extensi

Apr 13, 2015
Truly madly pizza - one incredibly easy crust, countless inspired combinations & other tidbits to make pizza a nightly affair by Lenzer, Suzanne, author.

Truly madly pizza - one incredibly easy crust, countless inspired combinations & other tidbits to make pizza a nightly affair

Apr 13, 2015
To the fullest - the clean up your act plan to lose weight, rejuvenate, and be the best you can be by Bracco, Lorraine, 1955- author.

To the fullest - the clean up your act plan to lose weight, rejuvenate, and be the best you can be

The celebrated actress outlines a three-step cleanse and detox program that reflects her own efforts to maintain health after midlife by eliminating gluten, sugar, eggs, and dairy.

Apr 13, 2015
Surprise - embrace the unpredictable, engineer the unexpected by Luna, Tania.

Surprise - embrace the unpredictable, engineer the unexpected

"Surprise: Embrace the Unpredictable and Engineer the Unexpected is a fascinating look at how we can handle and harness surprise in our work, relationships, and everyday lives. Pop Quiz! Do you prefer when: A) Things go according to plan? B) When the unexpected happens? Most of us pick control and predictability. Yet research reveals a counterintuitive truth: surprise is the key that unlocks growth, innovation, and connection. It is also the secret ingredient in our best memories. Th

Apr 13, 2015
The Suja juice solution - 7 days to lose fat, beat cravings, and boost your energy by Lawless, Annie.

The Suja juice solution - 7 days to lose fat, beat cravings, and boost your energy

"1 Week, 2 Steps, 3 Juices Juicing and cleansing are more popular than ever, but most programs ask readers to avoid food and live on juice alone for days on end. Enter THE SUJA JUICE SOLUTION, a groundbreaking new detox from Annie Lawless and Jeff Church of Suja. This easy-to-follow 28-day program features a powerful 7-day jumpstart of high-energy green juices and antioxidant-rich mini-meals designed for readers to detoxify and lose weight without deprivation. Over the 4-week program, readers gr

Apr 13, 2015
Work rules! - insights from inside Google that will transform how you live and lead by Bock, Laszlo, author.

Work rules! - insights from inside Google that will transform how you live and lead

""We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge. This insight is the heart of WORK RULES!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we work and live. Drawing on the latest research in behavioral economics and with a profound grasp of human

Apr 13, 2015
Women of will - following the feminine in Shakespeare's plays by Packer, Tina, 1938- author.

Women of will - following the feminine in Shakespeare's plays

Apr 13, 2015
The wild diet - get back to your roots, burn fat, and drop up to 20 pounds in 40 days by James, Abel, 1984- author.

The wild diet - get back to your roots, burn fat, and drop up to 20 pounds in 40 days

Shares the secrets behind the author's weight-loss success, revealing misinformation in calorie-restricting diets while explaining the health potential of unprocessed foods that are rich in fat and fiber.

Apr 13, 2015
Wild Bill Wellman - Hollywood rebel by Wellman, William A., 1937- author.

Wild Bill Wellman - Hollywood rebel

Apr 13, 2015
Visiting hours - a memoir of friendship and murder by Butcher, Amy, 1987-

Visiting hours - a memoir of friendship and murder

"Amy Butcher examines the shattering consequences of failing a friend when she felt he needed one most"--

Apr 13, 2015
Weed the people - the future of legal marijuana in America by Barcott, Bruce, 1966- author.

Weed the people - the future of legal marijuana in America

Apr 13, 2015
Weapons of fitness - the women's ultimate guide to fitness, self-defense, and empowerment by Zeisler, Avital, 1989-

Weapons of fitness - the women's ultimate guide to fitness, self-defense, and empowerment

Apr 13, 2015
Out came the sun - overcoming the legacy of mental illness, addiction, and suicide in my family by Hemingway, Mariel, author.

Out came the sun - overcoming the legacy of mental illness, addiction, and suicide in my family

A moving, compelling memoir about growing up and escaping the tragic legacy of mental illness, suicide, addiction, and depression in one of America's most famous families: the Hemingways.

Apr 13, 2015
Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary by Gormley, Beatrice, author.

Nelson Mandela - South African revolutionary

"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela. Civil rights activist. World leader. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela took on many roles, all in the pursuit of peace. Born in 1918 in South Africa, he grew up in a culture of government-enforced racism and became involved in the anti-apartheid movement at a young age. Deeply committed to nonviol

Apr 13, 2015
Picnic in Provence - a memoir with recipes by Bard, Elizabeth, author.

Picnic in Provence - a memoir with recipes

The author describes how she and her husband moved from cosmopolitan Paris to rural Provence after their son was born, the beginning of their adventures as culinary entrepreneurs, and their initiation into classic Proven©'al cuisine.

Apr 13, 2015
Plutopia - nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters by Brown, Kate (Kathryn L.)

Plutopia - nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters

In Plutopia, Brown draws on official records and dozens of interviews to tell the stories of Richland, Washington and Ozersk, Russia-the first two cities in the world to produce plutonium. To contain secrets, American and Soviet leaders created plutopias--communities of nuclear families living in highly-subsidized, limited-access atomic cities. Brown shows that the plants' segregation of permanent and temporary workers and of nuclear and non-nuclear zones created a bubble of immunity, where dump

Apr 13, 2015
Saltwater Cowboy - the rise and fall of a marijuana empire by McBride, Tim, 1958, January 26-

Saltwater Cowboy - the rise and fall of a marijuana empire

"In 1979, Wisconsin native Tim McBride hopped into his Mustang and headed south. He was twenty-one, and his best friend had offered him a job working as a crab fisherman in Chokoloskee Island, a town of fewer than 500 people on Florida's Gulf Coast. Easy of disposition and eager to experience life at its richest, McBride jumped in with both feet. But this wasn't a typical fishing outfit. McBride had been unwittingly recruited into a band of smugglers--middlemen between a Colombian marijuana cart

Apr 13, 2015
Reinhold Niebuhr - major works on religion and politics by Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971.

Reinhold Niebuhr - major works on religion and politics

This volume discusses four books written by the author: Leaves from the notebook of a tamed cynic, Moral man and immoral society, The children of light and the children of darkness, and The irony of American history. There is also a selection of lectures, sermonds, essays, and prayers.

Apr 13, 2015