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Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers by Sherman, Nancy, 1951-

Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers

Apr 26, 2015
Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company by Gardner, Ian, author

Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company

Apr 26, 2015
Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe by Chanin, Natalie, author.

Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe

This compendium takes the Alabama Chanin library to the next level, offering all the patterns from Chanin's first three books on a convenient CD, plus instructions and patterns for 12 new skirts, dresses, tops, and jackets, with illustrated guidelines for customizing the fit and style of each. Chanin teaches readers the ins and outs of refashioning shapes, raising and lowering necklines, taking in and letting out waistlines, and many more key forms of customization; she also provides guidelines

Apr 26, 2015
Almost a miracle - the American victory in the War of Independence by Ferling, John E.

Almost a miracle - the American victory in the War of Independence

Apr 26, 2015
American warlords - how Roosevelt's high command led America to victory in World War II by Jordan, Jonathan W., 1967-

American warlords - how Roosevelt's high command led America to victory in World War II

Apr 24, 2015
And the good news is-- - lessons and advice from the bright side by Perino, Dana, author.

And the good news is-- - lessons and advice from the bright side

"From her years as a presidential press secretary to her debates with colleagues on Fox News' The Five, Dana Perino reveals the lessons she's learned that have guided her through life, including stories from behind the scenes at the White House with President George W. Bush that the cameras never captured. Thoughtful, inspiring and often surprising, AND THE GOOD NEWS IS... traces Dana's unlikely journey through politics, the White House, and television. She has an uncanny ability for knowing wha

Apr 26, 2015
Another little piece of my heart - my life of rock and revolution in the '60s by Goldstein, Richard, 1944- author.

Another little piece of my heart - my life of rock and revolution in the '60s

"In 1966, at the ripe age of 22, Richard Goldstein approached The Village Voice with a novel idea. "I want to be a rock critic," he said. "What's that?" the editor replied. It was a logical question, since rock criticism didn't yet exist. In the weekly column he would produce for the Voice, Goldstein became the first person to write regularly in a major publication about the music that changed our lives. He believed deeply in the power of rock, and, long before it was acceptable, he championed t

Apr 20, 2015
Ashley's war - the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield by Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle, author.

Ashley's war - the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield

Presents the story of First Lieutenant Ashley White and a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers on the battle field in Afghanistan.

Apr 26, 2015
Atlas of knowledge - anyone can map by Börner, Katy.

Atlas of knowledge - anyone can map

Apr 24, 2015
Audrey and Bill - a romantic biography of Audrey Hepburn and William Holden by Epstein, Edward Z., author.

Audrey and Bill - a romantic biography of Audrey Hepburn and William Holden

"Here for the first time is the complete, captivating story of an on-set romance that turned into a lifelong love story between silver screen legends Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. In 1954, Hepburn and Holden were America's sweethearts. Both won Oscars that year and together they filmed Sabrina, a now-iconic film that continues to inspire the worlds of film and fashion. Audrey & Bill tells the stories of both stars, from before they met to their electrifying first encounter when they began m

Apr 21, 2015
Aztec mythology by Nardo, Don, 1947-

Aztec mythology

"This new title in the Mythology and Culture Worldwide series discusses the origins of Aztec myths and how some of these myths have been manipulated over time. The book details the major gods found within the mythology along with some of the most memorable tales, such as creation of the world and the making of humanity. The title ends with how Aztec myths have penetrated popular culture"--

Apr 20, 2015
Baby Brights - 30 Colorful Crochet Accessories by McCafferty, Kathleen

Baby Brights - 30 Colorful Crochet Accessories

Apr 24, 2015
Babylonian mythology by Nardo, Don, 1947-, author.

Babylonian mythology

This book examines the religious beliefs and myths of the Babylonians.

Apr 21, 2015
Bad days in history - a gleefully grim chronicle of misfortune, mayhem, and misery for every day of the year by Farquhar, Michael, author.

Bad days in history - a gleefully grim chronicle of misfortune, mayhem, and misery for every day of the year

"Farquhar's ... entries draw from the full sweep of history to take readers through a complete year of misery, including tales of lost fortunes (like the would-be Apple investor who pulled out in 1977 and missed out on a $30 billion-dollar windfall), romance gone wrong (like the 16th-century Shah who experimented with an early form of Viagra with empire-changing results), and truly bizarre moments (like the Great Molasses Flood of 1919)"--

Apr 26, 2015
Bad Kid - A Memoir on Growing Up Goth & Gay in Texas by Crabb, David

Bad Kid - A Memoir on Growing Up Goth & Gay in Texas

Apr 24, 2015
Bastards - a memoir by King, Mary Anna.

Bastards - a memoir

Apr 24, 2015
Beach house happy - the joy of living by the water by Van der Meer, Antonia, author.

Beach house happy - the joy of living by the water

"Beach people are not only 'house proud,' but they are irrevocably 'house happy.' With a unique attachment to their homes, coastal dwellers and their homes exude a certain warmth and beauty found nowhere else. [This book] reveals six routes to the happiness found in beach houses, exposing how the walls and windows, doors and floors, decor and architecture combine to create an atmosphere in which we can breathe easier and be our best selves"--Amazon.com.

Apr 26, 2015
Best hikes near Colorado Springs by Green, Stewart M., author.

Best hikes near Colorado Springs

It's not necessary to travel far from home for a great hike. With forty of the area's best hikes, all of them within an hour's drive of Colorado Springs, and these information packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday backpack. Each hike includes everything about the trail: color photos, brief route description, directions to the trailhead (including GPS coordinates), length, hiking time, level of difficulty, fees

Apr 26, 2015
Best hikes near Vancouver by Ernst, Chloë.

Best hikes near Vancouver

"Featuring the 40 best hikes in the Vancouver area, this exciting new guidebook points locals and visitors alike to trailheads within an hour's drive of the city"--

Apr 24, 2015
Betting the farm on a drought - stories from the front lines of climate change by McGraw, Seamus, author.

Betting the farm on a drought - stories from the front lines of climate change

Shows how farmers, ranchers, and fisherman--many of whom are not ideologically inclined to believe in man-made climate change--are affected by extreme weather, and the risks they are taking to deal with it.

Apr 26, 2015