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Becoming Steve Jobs - the evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader by Schlender, Brent, author.

Becoming Steve Jobs - the evolution of a reckless upstart into a visionary leader

"Based on the ... cover story about Steve Jobs in Fast Company in May 2012, this is the behind-the-scenes account of how Steve Jobs arguably became the most famous and visionary CEO in history ... Brent Schlender and veteran editor Rick Tetzeli have interviewed friends, industry insiders, and the people who knew Jobs best throughout his evolution as a CEO and leader. In addition, Schlender, who knew Jobs personally for 25 years, has over 100 hours of interview tapes with Jobs to draw on, many ho

Mar 27, 2015
Beginning Javascript by McPeak, Jeremy, 1979-, author

Beginning Javascript

"The bestselling JavaScript guide, updated with current features and best practices. Beginning JavaScript 5th Edition shows you how to work effectively with JavaScript frameworks, functions, and modern browsers, and teaches more effective coding practices using HTML5. This new edition has been extensively updated to reflect the way JavaScript is most commonly used today, introducing you to the latest tools and techniques available to JavaScript developers. Coverage includes modern coding practic

Mar 23, 2015
Behind every great man - forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous by Wagman-Geller, Marlene.

Behind every great man - forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous

Mar 28, 2015
Ben Hogan - the myths everyone knows, the man no one knew by Scott, Tim, author.

Ben Hogan - the myths everyone knows, the man no one knew

Ben Hogan's accomplishments on the golf course are the stuff of legends, but his life off it was exceedingly private. In this biography, author Tim Scott demonstrates why such public perception was not representative of Hogan's personality, offering a firsthand glimpse into the famous golfer's humor and sensitivity. Hogan wasn't perfect, and many of his fine qualities were never made public until now, as Tim Scott shares his personal experience with Hogan as well as Hogan's friends, family, and

Mar 27, 2015
Beneath the surface - killer whales, SeaWorld, and the truth beyond Blackfish by Hargrove, John (Animal trainer)

Beneath the surface - killer whales, SeaWorld, and the truth beyond Blackfish

In Beneath the Surface, Hargrove paints a compelling portrait of these highly intelligent and social creatures, including his favorite whales Takara and her mother Kasatka, two of the most dominant orcas in SeaWorld. And he includes vibrant descriptions of the lives of orcas in the wild, contrasting their freedom in the ocean with their lives in SeaWorld. Hargrove's journey is one that humanity has just begun to take--toward the realization that the relationship between the human and animal worl

Mar 27, 2015
Better on Toast - Happiness on a Slice of Bread - 70 Irresistible Recipes by Donenfeld, Jill

Better on Toast - Happiness on a Slice of Bread - 70 Irresistible Recipes

Mar 28, 2015
Better than before - mastering the habits of our everyday lives by Rubin, Gretchen Craft.

Better than before - mastering the habits of our everyday lives

"Habits are the invisible architecture of our lives. Rubin provides an analytical and scientific framework from which to understand these habits--as well as change them for good. Infused with her compelling voice and funny stories, she illustrates the core principles of habit formation with dozens of strategies that she uses herself and tests out on others. Rubin provides tools to help readers better understand themselves, and presents a clear, practical menu of strategies so readers can take an

Mar 23, 2015
Beyond basics with natural yeast / Recipes for Whole Grain Health by Richardson, Melissa, author.

Beyond basics with natural yeast / Recipes for Whole Grain Health

Mar 28, 2015
Beyond championships - a playbook for winning at life by Joyce, Dru, II.

Beyond championships - a playbook for winning at life

"As the coach of one of high school basketball's greatest programs, Coach Dru Joyce has been mentor and motivator to some of the nation's best young players, including basketball legend LeBron James. Despite having virtually no experience in the sport, in less than ten years Dru went from a no-name fan to one of the highest profile basketball coaches in the country. With insight and grit earned from his years on and off the court, Coach Dru shares for the first time the secrets to his team's suc

Mar 27, 2015
Blockchain - blueprint for a new economy by Swan, Melanie, author.

Blockchain - blueprint for a new economy

Mar 27, 2015
Blood runs green - the murder that transfixed gilded age Chicago by O'Brien, Gillian, author.

Blood runs green - the murder that transfixed gilded age Chicago

Mar 28, 2015
Blue yodel by Elkins, Ansel, 1982-

Blue yodel

Mar 28, 2015
Body of truth - how science, history, and culture drive our obsession with weight--and what we can do about it by Brown, Harriet.

Body of truth - how science, history, and culture drive our obsession with weight--and what we can do about it

"Over the last 25 years, our longing for thinness has morphed into a relentless cultural obsession with weight and body image. You can't be a woman or girl (or, increasingly, a man or boy) in America today and not grapple with the size and shape of your body, your daughter's body, other women's bodies. Even the most confident people have to find a way through a daily gauntlet of voices and images talking, admonishing, warning us about what size we should be, how much we should weigh, what we sho

Mar 28, 2015
Born to drum - the truth about the world's greatest drummers--from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl by Barrell, Tony.

Born to drum - the truth about the world's greatest drummers--from John Bonham and Keith Moon to Sheila E. and Dave Grohl

Mar 23, 2015
Brokenomics - 50 ways to live the dream on a dime by Gachman, Dina.

Brokenomics - 50 ways to live the dream on a dime

"So all your friends are working spiffy jobs, making beautiful babies (or thinking about it), inviting you to fabulous parties, and all you're making is this month's rent. (Barely.) In Brokenomics: 50 Ways to Live the Dream on a Dime, author Dina Gachman shares the lessons she's learned about how to live large in the cheap seats. Through stories both painfully honest and laugh-out-loud funny that any hardworking stiff can relate to, Dina reveals all the tricks you need to live the good life wit

Mar 27, 2015
Bruno Mars - pop superstar by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.

Bruno Mars - pop superstar

Examines the life and career of Bruno Mars.

Mar 27, 2015
Buenos Aires - a cultural guide by Caistor, Nick.

Buenos Aires - a cultural guide

Mar 27, 2015
Build an HTML5 game - a developer's guide with CSS and JavaScript by Bunyan, Karl.

Build an HTML5 game - a developer's guide with CSS and JavaScript

"A hands-on guide to web game development for programmers interested in building games for web and mobile using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript"--

Mar 27, 2015
Building Resilience in Children and Teens - Giving Kids Roots and Wings by Ginsburg, Kenneth R., M.d./ Jablow, Martha M. (CON)

Building Resilience in Children and Teens - Giving Kids Roots and Wings

Mar 28, 2015
Building With Straw Bales - A Practical Manual for Self-Builders and Architects by Jones, Barbara

Building With Straw Bales - A Practical Manual for Self-Builders and Architects

Mar 28, 2015