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1,000 foods to eat before you die - a food lover's life list by Sheraton, Mimi, author.

1,000 foods to eat before you die - a food lover's life list

Features the tastes, ingredients, restaurants, dishes, and recipes from around the globe every food lover should try, including blood oranges from Italy, poutine from Canada, and piri-piri shrimp from Mozambique.

Feb 28, 2015
100 essential things you didn't know you didn't know about math and the arts by Barrow, John D., 1952- author.

100 essential things you didn't know you didn't know about math and the arts

"At first glance, the worlds of math and the arts might not seem like comfortable neighbors. But as mathematician John D. Barrow points out, they have a strong and natural affinity--after all, math is the study of all patterns, and the world of the arts is rich with pattern. Barrow whisks us through 100 thought-provoking and often whimsical intersections between math and many arts, from the golden ratios of Mondrian's rectangles and the curious fractal-like nature of Pollock's drip paintings to

Feb 28, 2015
17 Carnations - The Royals, The Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History by Morton, Andrew

17 Carnations - The Royals, The Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Feb 28, 2015
1989 - Piano, Vocal, Guitar by Swift, Taylor (COP)

1989 - Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Feb 28, 2015
21 things you need to know about diabetes and your heart by Weisenberger, Jill.

21 things you need to know about diabetes and your heart

"21 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes and Your Heart is a quick way to learn about the affect of diabetes on the heart. Part of the American Diabetes Association's 21 Things series, this book gives the reader brief, concise answers to the many questions about how diabetes affects the body. Jill Weisenberger and David S. Schade describe the effects of diabetes on the heart in plain language, making it easier to understand and remember. Written and reviewed by healthcare professionals with ye

Feb 28, 2015
40 days of dating / An Experiment by Goodman, Timothy, author.

40 days of dating / An Experiment

Provides a full-length account of the authors' experiment with dating each other for forty days to analyze their relationship problems, collecting artwork, photographs, and texts.

Feb 28, 2015
A brief stop on the road from Auschwitz by Rosenberg, Göran, 1948-

A brief stop on the road from Auschwitz

"This shattering memoir by a journalist about his father's attempt to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small industrial town in Sweden won the prestigious August Prize. On August 2, 1947 a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town to begin his life anew. Having endured the ghetto of Lodz, the death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the slave camps and transports during the final months of Nazi Germany, his final challenge is to survive the survival. In this intelligent and deeply movin

Feb 26, 2015
A circle of quiet by L'Engle, Madeleine.

A circle of quiet

The author describes life at her family's old country farmhouse and shares her observations on nature, writing, and the human community

Feb 28, 2015
A Concise Handbook of Alternative Therapies - A Practical Guide to Natural Treatments and What They Do by Evans, Mark

A Concise Handbook of Alternative Therapies - A Practical Guide to Natural Treatments and What They Do

Feb 28, 2015
A Girl and Her Greens - Hearty Meals from the Garden by Bloomfield, April/ Goode, J. J.

A Girl and Her Greens - Hearty Meals from the Garden

Feb 28, 2015
A great and terrible king - Edward I and the forging of Britain by Morris, Marc, 1973-

A great and terrible king - Edward I and the forging of Britain

This is the first major biography for a generation of a truly formidable king, a man born to rule England, who believed that it was his right to rule all of Britain. As a consequence, his reign was one of the most dramatic and important of the entire Middle Ages, leading to war and conquest on an unprecedented scale.

Feb 28, 2015
A higher form of killing - six weeks in World War I that forever changed the nature of warfare forever by Preston, Diana, 1952-

A higher form of killing - six weeks in World War I that forever changed the nature of warfare forever

Feb 26, 2015
A Lifelong Love - What If Marriage Is About More Than Just Staying Together? by Thomas, Gary

A Lifelong Love - What If Marriage Is About More Than Just Staying Together?

Feb 28, 2015
A republic no more - big government and the rise of American political corruption by Cost, Jay.

A republic no more - big government and the rise of American political corruption

Feb 28, 2015
A scientist in wonderland - a memoir of searching for truth and finding trouble by Ernst, E. (Edzard), author.

A scientist in wonderland - a memoir of searching for truth and finding trouble

Feb 28, 2015
A taste of cowboy - ranch recipes and tales from the trail by Rollins, Kent.

A taste of cowboy - ranch recipes and tales from the trail

"Irresistible recipes from pantry ingredients by an authentic cowboy and TV veteran Whether he's beating Bobby Flay at chicken-fried steak on the Food Network, catering for a barbecue, bar mitzvah, or wedding, or cooking for cowboys in the middle of nowhere, Kent Rollins makes comfort food that satisfies. This gifted cook, TV contestant, and storyteller takes us into his frontier world with simple food anyone can do. A cowboy's day starts early and ends late. Kent offers labor-saving breakfas

Feb 28, 2015
A Widow's Journey Reflections on Walking Alone. by Roper, Gayle, author.

A Widow's Journey Reflections on Walking Alone.

"So who am I now that there's only one place at the table...one pillow with a head dent, one damp towel after a shower. There's only one toothbrush in the holder. The seat is never left up anymore. I can still write Mrs. in front of my name, but I'm no longer in a marriage relationship. You need two people for a marriage and there's only me. Is there only you? Then join Gayle as she draws on her emotions during the loss of her beloved husband, Chuck, and offers you a compassionate devotional to

Feb 28, 2015
Against Our Better Judgment - The Hidden History of How the United States Was Used to Create Israel by Weir, Alison

Against Our Better Judgment - The Hidden History of How the United States Was Used to Create Israel

Feb 28, 2015
Airborne - The Combat Story of Ed Shames of Easy Company by Gardner, Ian

Airborne - The Combat Story of Ed Shames of Easy Company

Feb 28, 2015
Alan Turing - the enigma - the book that inspired the film The Imitation Game by Hodges, Andrew.

Alan Turing - the enigma - the book that inspired the film The Imitation Game

A gripping story of mathematics, computers, cryptography, and homosexual persecution. Hodges tells how Turing's revolutionary idea of 1936-- the concept of a universal machine-- laid the foundation for the modern computer. Turing brought the idea to practical realization in 1945 with his electronic design. This work was directly related to Turing's leading role in breaking the German Enigma ciphers during World War II, a scientific triumph that was critical to Allied victory in the Atlantic. Des

Feb 28, 2015