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The wheel of healing with Ayurveda - an easy guide to a healthy lifestyle by Fondin, Michelle S., 1970-

The wheel of healing with Ayurveda - an easy guide to a healthy lifestyle

""An introduction to ayurveda as a holistic approach that considers diet, exercise, and genetics as well as relationships, life purpose, past experiences, environmental health, and financial stress. Addresses health issues including diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety and depression, obesity, high cholesterol, and heart disease as well as addiction and detoxification"--

May 26, 2015
The world encyclopedia of swords and sabres - an authoritative history and visual directory of edged weapons from around the world, shown in more than 800 stunning photographs by Withers, Harvey J. S.

The world encyclopedia of swords and sabres - an authoritative history and visual directory of edged weapons from around the world, shown in more than 800 stunning photographs

May 21, 2015
The world is on fire - scrap, treasure, and songs of apocalypse by Tevis, Joni.

The world is on fire - scrap, treasure, and songs of apocalypse

"Grappling with a fear rooted in her by the end times sermons of her Southern youth, Joni Tevis seeks out apocalypse, destruction, and their aftermath in this heart-wrenching, but ultimately triumphant collection. Mining sources as disparate as the Bible and nuclear history, Tevis couples seemingly unrelated phenomena to reveal deeper meaning: reflections on Buddy Holly's last days lead to the Doom Town, where the American government tested the effects of nuclear weapons on suburban populations.

May 20, 2015
The world on a plate - 40 cuisines, 100 recipes, and the stories behind them by Holland, Mina, author.

The world on a plate - 40 cuisines, 100 recipes, and the stories behind them

"Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes "When we eat, we travel." Thus begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why in forty cultures. What's the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? Why do people in Marseille eat bouillabaisse? What's the story behind the curries of India? Bubbling over with anecdotes, trivia, and lore-from the role of

May 26, 2015
The year's work at the Zombie Research Center by Comentale, Edward P. (EDT)/ Jaffe, Aaron (EDT)

The year's work at the Zombie Research Center

May 26, 2015
Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir by Dern, Bruce.

Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir

Bruce Dern has worked with practically every iconic actor and director in the last fifty years, and he's not afraid to say what he thinks about them. In this memoir, he looks back over his career, telling one memorable story after another and giving key insights into how placing artistic challenge over career development has kept one of Hollywood's greatest actors from also being one of its most rich and famous. He writes candidly about working with Alfred Hitchcock, John Frankenheimer, Claude C

May 26, 2015
Think Outside the Sox by Rowley, Elaine (EDT)/ Xenakis, Alexis (PHT)

Think Outside the Sox

May 26, 2015
Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there by Johnston, Andrew K. (Andrew Kenneth), 1969- author.

Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there

"If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. This surprising connection between time and place has been true for centuries and is now being explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name. This beautifully illustrated book covers five major periods of navigation history. The first period, when explorers were navigating at sea, spans from Vikings and Polynesians who f

May 22, 2015
Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be by Goldsmith, Marshall, author.

Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be

May 22, 2015
Two moms in the raw - simple, clean, irresistible recipes for your family's health by Leidich, Shari Koolik.

Two moms in the raw - simple, clean, irresistible recipes for your family's health

"Raw, cooked, and gluten-free meals from the founder of the national award-winning healthy-snack company Two Moms in the Raw Within just a few days, Shari Leidich, a mother of three, went from working out daily and hiking in the nearby Rocky Mountains to being barely able to hold a pen. The diagnosis: MS. Gradually, thanks to a diet rich in raw foods, she returned to her former energetic self. For the long term, though, she knew she had to create meals that she would find satisfying and that h

May 26, 2015
Uchic college girls - real advice for your first year (and beyond) by Garton, Christie, author.

Uchic college girls - real advice for your first year (and beyond)

May 26, 2015
Unbuttoning America - a biography of Peyton Place and the unquiet reader by Cameron, Ardis, author.

Unbuttoning America - a biography of Peyton Place and the unquiet reader

May 20, 2015
Undemocratic - how unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats are stealing your liberty and freedom by Sekulow, Jay.

Undemocratic - how unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats are stealing your liberty and freedom

"Jay Sekulow--one of America's most influential attorneys--explores the current political landscape in which bureaucracy has taken over our government and provides a practical roadmap to help take back our personal liberties. From Ellis Island to the Supreme Court in just two generations, Jay Sekulow is on a mission to defend the American right to individual freedom--and he will protect it from any threat, even if that includes our current administration. According to Jay, the warning signs we

May 26, 2015
Unfair - the new science of criminal injustice by Benforado, Adam.

Unfair - the new science of criminal injustice

"A crusading legal scholar exposes the powerful psychological forces that undermine our criminal justice system--and affect us all Our nation is founded on the notion that the law is impartial, that legal cases are won or lost on the basis of evidence, careful reasoning and nuanced argument. But they may, in fact, turn on the temperature of the courtroom, the camera angle of a defendant's taped confession, or a simple word choice or gesture during a cross-examination. In Unfair, law professor A

May 26, 2015
Universal principles of design - 125 ways to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, make better design decisions, and teach through design by Lidwell, William.

Universal principles of design - 125 ways to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, make better design decisions, and teach through design

This volume is a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of visual design elements and principles. Organized alphabetically, it pairs clear explanations of every design concept with visual examples of the concepts applied in practice.

May 26, 2015
Up your score - SAT - the underground guide by Berger, Larry, author.

Up your score - SAT - the underground guide

Presents a study guide intended to improve the reader's score on the SAT test, and includes vocabulary words, concentration and memory activities, and sample test questions.

May 20, 2015
Visual Basic - a beginner's tutorial by Ky, Jayden, author.

Visual Basic - a beginner's tutorial

Introduces the fundamentals of Visual Basic programming, covering such topics as VB language syntax, object-oriented programming, working with numbers and dates, error handling, input output, generics, annotations, and database access.

May 26, 2015
Waterfalls and wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians - thirty great hikes by Spira, Timothy P.

Waterfalls and wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians - thirty great hikes

"If you love waterfalls, here are some of the best hikes in the Southern Appalachians. And if you love plants--or simply would like to learn more about them--you will be in hiking heaven: naturalist Tim Spira's guidebook links waterfalls and wildflowers in a spectacularly beautiful region famous for both. Leading you to gorgeous waterfalls in Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia, the book includes many hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and along the Blu

May 26, 2015
We don't need roads - the making of the Back to the future trilogy by Gaines, Caseen, 1986-

We don't need roads - the making of the Back to the future trilogy

"A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly successful and beloved Back to the Future trilogy, just in time for the 30th anniversary Long before Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time in a flying DeLorean, director Robert Zemeckis, and his friend and writing partner Bob Gale, worked tirelessly to break into the industry with a hit. During their journey to realize their dream, they encountered unprecedented challenges and regularly took the difficult way out. For the first t

May 26, 2015
When bad things happen to good quilters - survival guide for fixing & finishing any quilting project by Ford, Joan, 1961-

When bad things happen to good quilters - survival guide for fixing & finishing any quilting project

May 26, 2015