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Belly fat breakthrough - understand what it is and lose it fast by Boutcher, Stephen H. (Stephen Hugh), 1949- author.

Belly fat breakthrough - understand what it is and lose it fast

Oct 24, 2014
Benson - the autobiography by Benson, George, 1943- author.

Benson - the autobiography

Over the course of his fifty-year career, George Benson has performed for hundreds of millions of fans around the world, received ten Grammy Awards, and recorded with some of the most revered musicians of his era. And he has finally decided to tell his story. "Benson: The Autobiography" follows the musician's remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of Dubai, and everywhere in between. His tales of scuffling on the road with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff, navigating his way

Oct 24, 2014
Berlin - portrait of a city through the centuries by MacLean, Rory, 1954-

Berlin - portrait of a city through the centuries

"Why are we drawn to certain cities? Perhaps because of a story read in childhood. Or a chance teenage meeting. Or maybe simply because the place touches us, embodying in its tribes, towers and history an aspect of our understanding of what it means to be human. Paris is about romantic love. Lourdes equates with devotion. New York means energy. London is forever trendy. Berlin is all about volatility. Berlin is a city of fragments and ghosts, a laboratory of ideas, the fount of both the brightes

Oct 24, 2014
Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light by Kuskey, G. Eric, author.

Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light

The unbelievable true story of artist Thomas Kinkade, self-described "Painter of light", and the dramatic rise and fall of his billion-dollar art empire.

Oct 20, 2014
Body respect - what conventional health books get wrong, leave out, and just plain fail to understand about weight by Bacon, Linda.

Body respect - what conventional health books get wrong, leave out, and just plain fail to understand about weight

"Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn't have to be. Think for a moment about your attitudes toward weight: Do you believe that people who are thinner are more healthy and attractive? Do you think dieting is an effective health strategy? Do you judge yourself or others because of weight? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you're not alone. It's much more common for people to feel bad about their bodies than to appreciate them-and to judge others by those standards as well. But peo

Oct 24, 2014
Bonhoeffer as youth worker - a theological vision for discipleship and life together by Root, Andrew, 1974-

Bonhoeffer as youth worker - a theological vision for discipleship and life together

Oct 24, 2014
Botanical knits - twelve designs inspired by trees and foliage by Dakos, Alana, author.

Botanical knits - twelve designs inspired by trees and foliage

Knitting patterns for sweaters, scarves, hats, and gloves.

Oct 24, 2014
Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard by Branch, John (Sports reporter), author.

Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard

The "death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a ... work of narrative nonfiction, ... reporter John Branch tells the ... story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death"--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
Bread revolution - world-class baking with sprouted & whole grains, heirloom flours & fresh techniques by Reinhart, Peter.

Bread revolution - world-class baking with sprouted & whole grains, heirloom flours & fresh techniques

"An exploration of cutting-edge developments in the bread baking world from beloved author Peter Reinhart, featuring 40 recipes and formulas that use sprouted flours, whole and ancient grains, alternative grains (such as corn and grape skin flour), nut and seed flours, and allergy-friendly approaches. Renowned baking author and instructor Peter Reinhart has always been on the forefront of the bread movement--from cold fermentation (The Bread Baker's Apprentice) and whole grain breads (Peter Rein

Oct 24, 2014
Brothas be, yo like George, ain't that funkin' kinda hard on you? by Clinton, George, 1940- author.

Brothas be, yo like George, ain't that funkin' kinda hard on you?

Oct 24, 2014
Caribbean by

Caribbean

Presents a guide to the islands of the Caribbean, covering their culture and history and offering information on hotels, resorts, restaurants, attractions, beaches, and outdoor activities.

Oct 20, 2014
Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury by Strohm, Paul, 1938-

Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury

" A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales. In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that he has today-far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer was living in London, working as a midlevel bureaucrat and sometime poet, until a personal and professional crisis set him down the road leading to The C

Oct 24, 2014
China by Bedford, Donald, author.

China

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Oct 24, 2014
Choosing a good life - lessons from people who have found their place in the world by Berman, Ali.

Choosing a good life - lessons from people who have found their place in the world

"Ever wonder why some people seem to be at peace despite the ups and downs daily life can bring, while others are restless even in seemingly ideal circumstances? In Choosing a Good Life, Alyson Berman explores what it means to be at peace with ourselves, our choices, and the world around us in all its glorious chaos. She takes us into the lives of people who, despite their vastly different talents, challenges, and interests, have achieved a deep sense of balance in and satisfaction with their li

Oct 20, 2014
Christmas crochet for hearth, home & tree - stockings, ornaments, garlands and more by Eckman, Edie.

Christmas crochet for hearth, home & tree - stockings, ornaments, garlands and more

Oct 24, 2014
Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar by

Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar

A collection of appreciations of bars, some closed, some still in business, that have impacted the authors' lives.

Oct 24, 2014
Conquering concussion - healing TBI symptoms with neurofeedback and without drugs by Esty, Mary Lee.

Conquering concussion - healing TBI symptoms with neurofeedback and without drugs

Oct 24, 2014
Control unleashed- creating a focused and confident dog by McDevitt, Leslie

Control unleashed- creating a focused and confident dog

Oct 24, 2014
Conversations with Kennedy by Bradlee, Benjamin C.

Conversations with Kennedy

Oct 24, 2014
Creative correction - extraordinary ideas for everyday discipline by Whelchel, Lisa.

Creative correction - extraordinary ideas for everyday discipline

"You've tried timeout, grounding, and spanking. But still Jounior won't change. Maybe it's time for a new strategy. When correction is done creatively, it's more rewarding--both for the child and for the parents--and it can be more effective at producing long-term results! Has your child been: acting disrespectfully? Lying? Whining? Leaving a mess? For these and many otehr situations you face as a parent, Lisa Whelchel offers refreshing ideas to help you win the discipling battle"--Cover, p. 4.

Oct 24, 2014