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This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life by Owens-Reid, Dannielle.

This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life

Presents advice to parents of gay children, covering such topics as telling other family members, religious beliefs and sexuality, gender identity, and the importance of emotional support.

Sep 19, 2014
Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times by Ahern, Patrick V.

Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times

Demonstrates how the examples of The´re`se of Lisieux can help Christians reconnect with the more loving aspects of their faith, explaining how to avoid religion's bureaucratic practices while experiencing abundance and fulfillment.

Sep 19, 2014
To the survivors - one man's journey as a Rape Crisis Counselor with true stories of sexual violene by Uttaro, Robert, author.

To the survivors - one man's journey as a Rape Crisis Counselor with true stories of sexual violene

Sep 15, 2014
Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback by Davidson, Robyn, 1950- author.

Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

The author recounts her almost two-thousand mile journey across Australia with nothing but a dog and some camels for company.

Sep 19, 2014
Travelling to work- diaries 1988-1998 by Palin, Michael

Travelling to work- diaries 1988-1998

Sep 18, 2014
Treasures from the '30s - cheerful quilts with vintage appeal by Mahoney, Nancy, 1955-

Treasures from the '30s - cheerful quilts with vintage appeal

Sep 19, 2014
Trend trading for dummies by Burns, Barry, author.

Trend trading for dummies

Sep 19, 2014
True stories, well told - from the first 20 years of creative nonfiction Magazine by

True stories, well told - from the first 20 years of creative nonfiction Magazine

Sep 15, 2014
Ukulele Aerobics - For All Levels- From Beginner to Advanced by Johnson, Chad

Ukulele Aerobics - For All Levels- From Beginner to Advanced

Sep 19, 2014
Unbalanced - the codependency of america and china by Roach, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1945-

Unbalanced - the codependency of america and china

"The modern-day Chinese and U.S. economies have been locked in an uncomfortable embrace since the late 1970s. Although the relationship was built on a set of mutual benefits, in recent years it has taken on the trappings of an unstable co-dependence. This insightful book lays bare the pitfalls of the current China-U.S. economic relationship, highlighting disputes over trade policies and intellectual property rights, sharp contrasts in leadership styles, the role of the Internet, and the politica

Sep 19, 2014
Unconventional and unexpected - American quilts below the radar 1950-2000. by Kiracofe, Roderick.

Unconventional and unexpected - American quilts below the radar 1950-2000.

Sep 15, 2014
Undeniable - evolution and the science of creation by Nye, Bill.

Undeniable - evolution and the science of creation

Sep 19, 2014
Underwater puppies by Casteel, Seth.

Underwater puppies

The world fell in love with swimming canines in Seth Casteel's first book, Underwater Dogs. Now, in more than 80 previously unpublished portraits of underwater puppies, we see man's best friends at their most playful and exuberant. Each vibrant and colorful underwater image shows off the wild and sublime range of emotions of puppies, cute and irresistible to the very last.

Sep 19, 2014
Unspeakable things - sex, lies and revolution by Penny, Laurie

Unspeakable things - sex, lies and revolution

Sep 19, 2014
Up Ghost River - a chief's journey through the turbulent waters of Native history by Metatawabin, Edmund, 1947- author.

Up Ghost River - a chief's journey through the turbulent waters of Native history

Sep 19, 2014
Valuing life - humanizing the regulatory state by Sunstein, Cass R., author.

Valuing life - humanizing the regulatory state

Sep 18, 2014
Vampira - dark goddess of horror by Poole, W. Scott, 1971-

Vampira - dark goddess of horror

"The new book from award-winning historian W. Scott Poole is a whip-smart piece of pop culture detailing the story of cult horror figure Vampira that actually tells the much wider story of 1950s America and its treatment of women and sex, as well as capturing a fascinating swath of Los Angeles history. In Vampire, Poole gives us the eclectic life of the dancer, stripper, actress, and artist Maila Nurmi, who would reinvent herself as Vampira during the backdrop of 1950s America, an era of both c

Sep 19, 2014
Virtually human - the promise---and the peril---of digital immortality by Rothblatt, Martine Aliana, 1954-

Virtually human - the promise---and the peril---of digital immortality

"Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness--simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology--becomes part of our daily lives. Meet Bina48, the world's most sentient robot, commissioned by Martine Rothblatt and created by Hanson Robotics. Bina48 is a nascent Mindclone of Martine's wife that can engage in conversation, answer questions, and even have spontaneous thoughts that are derived from multimedia data in a Mindfile cr

Sep 19, 2014
Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait by Bean, Kendra, author.

Vivien Leigh - an intimate portrait

Draws on in-depth research and new interviews to present a narrative account of the actress's life that covers her early childhood in India, her celebrated love affair with Laurence Olivier, and her early death at age fifty-three.

Sep 19, 2014
Waking up - a guide to spirituality without religion by Harris, Sam, 1967-

Waking up - a guide to spirituality without religion

"For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. Waking Up is for the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds. Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in t

Sep 15, 2014