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Black ice - the Val James story by James, Valmore, author.

Black ice - the Val James story

Aug 2, 2015
Blue highways - a journey into America by Heat Moon, William Least.

Blue highways - a journey into America

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least-Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little towns that get on the map--if they get on at all--only because some cartographer has a blank space to fill: Remote, Oregon; Simplicity, Virginia; New Freedom, Pennsylvania; New Hope, Tennessee; Why, Arizona; Whynot Mississippi." His adventures,

Jul 28, 2015
BMF - the rise and fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family by Shalhoup, Mara.

BMF - the rise and fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family

Examines the notorious Black Mafia Family, showing how its street cred and drug distribution helped launch the careers of several popular hip hop artists, until the crime organization's desire for more led to its downfall.

Aug 2, 2015
Bog Bodies Uncovered - Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery by Aldhouse-Green, Miranda

Bog Bodies Uncovered - Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery

Aug 2, 2015
Boss life - surviving my own small business by Downs, Paul.

Boss life - surviving my own small business

"When columnist Paul Downs was approached by The New York Times to write for their "You're the Boss" blog, he had been running his custom furniture business for twenty-four years strong. or mostly strong. Now, in his first book, Downs paints an honest portrait of a real business, with a real boss, a real set of employees, and the real challenges they face. Fresh out of college in 1986, Downs opened his first business, a small company that builds custom furniture. In 1987, he hired his first empl

Aug 2, 2015
Brady Vs. Manning - The Untold Story of the Rivalry That Transformed the NFL by Myers, Gary

Brady Vs. Manning - The Untold Story of the Rivalry That Transformed the NFL

Aug 2, 2015
Breakaway by Morgan, Alex (Alexandra Patricia), 1989-

Breakaway

The Olympic gold medal-winning soccer player details her path to success, from her childhood in California to her time on the United States' National team.

Aug 2, 2015
Breaking the habit of being yourself - how to lose your mind and create a new one by Dispenza, Joe, 1962-

Breaking the habit of being yourself - how to lose your mind and create a new one

Argues that all human beings have the power within them to overcome predisposed beliefs and habits to make significant changes in life, and provides step-by-step tools to make such changes using understandings between science and spirituality.

Aug 2, 2015
Breakthrough - how one teen innovator is changing the world by Andraka, Jack, 1997- author.

Breakthrough - how one teen innovator is changing the world

"Teen scientist Jack Andraka chronicles his development of an inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer, and recounts his own personal story of overcoming depression and homophobic bullying. Includes hands-on science experiments"--From publisher description.

Aug 2, 2015
Brief candle in the dark - my life in science by Dawkins, Richard, 1941- author.

Brief candle in the dark - my life in science

Explores the influences of fame on the author's career, shares memories about his intellectual peers, and evaluates the events and ideas that have shaped his beliefs.

Aug 2, 2015
Browsings - a year of reading, collecting, and living with books by Dirda, Michael, author.

Browsings - a year of reading, collecting, and living with books

The author shares personal essays on diverse topics ranging from literary pets and cursive writing to book inscriptions and the pleasures of science fiction conventions.

Aug 2, 2015
Brunch at Bobby's - 140 Recipes for the Best Part of the Weekend by Flay, Bobby/ Banyas, Stephanie/ Jackson, Sally

Brunch at Bobby's - 140 Recipes for the Best Part of the Weekend

Aug 2, 2015
Buddhism plain and simple - the practice of being aware, right now, every day by Hagen, Steve, 1945- author.

Buddhism plain and simple - the practice of being aware, right now, every day

Jul 30, 2015
Building art - the life and work of Frank Gehry by Goldberger, Paul, author.

Building art - the life and work of Frank Gehry

"From one of our foremost architectural writers: an engaging, brilliant exploration of the life and work of the most famous architect of our time, and one of the few architects ever to be widely admired by both critics and the general public.This first full-fledged critical biography of Frank Gehry presents and evaluates the work of a man whom fifty architects, critics, and historians assembled by Vanity Fair designated "the most important architect in the world." It discusses at length his majo

Jul 31, 2015
Cabin Porn - Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere by Klein, Zach/ Leckart, Steven (CON)/ Kalina, Noah (PHT)

Cabin Porn - Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere

Jul 31, 2015
Cadillac desert - the American West and its disappearing water by Reisner, Marc.

Cadillac desert - the American West and its disappearing water

This history of water rights in the American West focuses on the political corruption and intrigue, including the rivalry between the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.s. Army Corps of Engineers.

Jul 30, 2015
Called for life - how loving our neighbor led us into the heart of the ebola epidemic by Brantly, Kent, author.

Called for life - how loving our neighbor led us into the heart of the ebola epidemic

The story of Dr. Kent and Amber Brantly's call to serve their neighbors, as well as Kent's fight for life against Ebola, and Amber's struggle to support him from half a world away. Dr. Brantly reminds readers of the risk, honor, and joy to be known when God and others are served without reservation.

Jul 27, 2015
Cambridge Latin course. Unit 1 by

Cambridge Latin course. Unit 1

Jul 31, 2015
Cambridge Latin course. Unit 2 by

Cambridge Latin course. Unit 2

Jul 31, 2015
Cambridge Latin course. Unit 3 by

Cambridge Latin course. Unit 3

Aug 2, 2015