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Better than perfect - 7 strategies to crush your inner critic and create a life you love by Lombardo, Elizabeth.

Better than perfect - 7 strategies to crush your inner critic and create a life you love

"Perfectionists exist in every walk of life. While outwardly they appear to be very accomplished, they are often unhappy and unfulfilled. Perfectionists strive toward unattainable goals, and their behaviors can wreak havoc on both their physical health and their psychological well-being. Timely and transformative, Better than Perfect by Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo offers step-by-step instructions for perfectionists to find balance and freedom. The book defines perfectionism in easy-to-understand term

Oct 17, 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
Billionaires - reflections on the upper crust by West, Darrell M., 1954-

Billionaires - reflections on the upper crust

Oct 17, 2014
Black Confederates by Barrow, Charles Kelly.

Black Confederates

"One of the lost chapters of Civil War history has been the passive and even active support that many Southern blacks, free and slave, gave to the Confederacy. Black Confederates illuminates the over-looked facet of this seemingly contradictory behavior by a group of African-Americans who appear to have thought of themselves as Southerners first and blacks second."

Oct 14, 2014
Blackballed - the Black vote and US democracy by Pinckney, Darryl, 1953-

Blackballed - the Black vote and US democracy

"Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney's meditation on a century and a half of Black participation in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for Black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement, leading up to the election of Barack Obama as president. Interspersed throughout the historical narrative are Pinckney's own memories of growing up during the civil rights e

Oct 14, 2014
Bleeding Orange - Fifty Years of Blind Referees, Screaming Fans, Beasts of the East, and Syracuse Basketball by Boeheim, Jim/ McCallum, Jack

Bleeding Orange - Fifty Years of Blind Referees, Screaming Fans, Beasts of the East, and Syracuse Basketball

Oct 17, 2014
Blessing of a skinned knee- using Jewish teachings to raise self-reliant children by Mogel, Wendy

Blessing of a skinned knee- using Jewish teachings to raise self-reliant children

Oct 17, 2014
Blog, Inc. - blogging for passion, profit, and to create community by Cho, Joy Deangdeelert.

Blog, Inc. - blogging for passion, profit, and to create community

With roughly 95,000 blogs launched worldwide every 24 hours (BlogPulse), making a fledgling site stand out isn't easy. This authoritative handbook gives creative hopefuls a leg up. Joy Cho, of the award-winning Oh Joy!, offers expert advice on starting and growing a blog, from design and finance to overcoming blogger's block, attracting readers, and more.

Oct 16, 2014
Blue horses - poems by Oliver, Mary, 1935-

Blue horses - poems

Oct 17, 2014
Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells - the best of early Vanity fair by Friend, David (EDT)

Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells - the best of early Vanity fair

Presents an anthology of pieces from the early golden age of Vanity Fair magazine, from 1913 to 1936, written by such luminaries as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Clarence Darrow, Dorothy Parker, D. H. Lawrence, e. e. cummings, John Maynard Keynes, and Carl Sandburg.

Oct 17, 2014
BOMB - the author interviews by Bomb Magazine (COR)

BOMB - the author interviews

"Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations. Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of the publication of The Corrections; and one with Roberto Bolan~o, near the end of his life. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose break down the intricacies of Davis's methods; Edwid

Oct 17, 2014
Books that cook - the making of a literary meal by

Books that cook - the making of a literary meal

"Organized like a cookbook, Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal is a collection of American literature written on the theme of food: from an invocation to a final toast, from starters to desserts. All food literatures are indebted to the form and purpose of cookbooks, and each section begins with an excerpt from an influential American cookbook, progressing chronologically from the late 1700s through the present day, including such favorites as American Cookery, the Joy of Cooking, an

Oct 17, 2014
Botanical knits 2 - twelve more inspired designs to knit and love by Dakos, Alana, author.

Botanical knits 2 - twelve more inspired designs to knit and love

Oct 17, 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
Brian Jones - the making of the Rolling Stones by Trynka, Paul.

Brian Jones - the making of the Rolling Stones

For the first time, the complete story of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones and the early years of the band. Brian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stones, the visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man, and much of his brief time with the band, before his death in 1969 at the infamous age of twenty-seven, was volatile and tragic. Some of the details of how Jones was dethroned are well known, but the full story of his downfall is still largely u

Oct 15, 2014
Bulletproof spirit - the first responder's essential resource for protecting and healing mind and heart by Willis, Dan, 1963-

Bulletproof spirit - the first responder's essential resource for protecting and healing mind and heart

""Advice for soldiers, firefighters, police officers, EMTs, emergency room nurses, etc. about PTSD, depression, insomnia, panic attacks, alcoholism, and domestic violence, divorce, and suicide. Topics include spiritual wellness, the psychology of trauma, and finding support and motivation. Author is a police captain and former SWAT commander"--Provided by publisher"--

Oct 17, 2014
C programming for the absolute beginner by Davenport, Keith, author.

C programming for the absolute beginner

Oct 17, 2014
California by Jensen, Jamie, author.

California

A guide to California outlines its culture and history, offers profiles of the major cities, describes sightseeing attractions, and recommends hotels and restaurants.

Oct 17, 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
Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!) by Galaxy, Jackson.

Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!)

"Cat owners know the struggles of creating living spaces that are both functional and stylish for owner and cat. In Catification, Jackson Galaxy, the star of Animal Planet's My Cat from Hell, and Kate Benjamin, of the popular cat design website Hauspanther.com, walk readers through a step-by-step process of designing an attractive home that is also an optimal environment for cats"--

Oct 17, 2014