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Changing normal - how I helped my husband beat cancer by Henner, Marilu, author.

Changing normal - how I helped my husband beat cancer

Apr 29, 2016
Chasing heaven - what dying taught me about living by McVea, Crystal, author.

Chasing heaven - what dying taught me about living

The author recalls how, after her near-death visit to Heaven, her life changed and she embraced a life of love, faith, and passion in this world, and advises readers to adopt the path of faith in order to make the most of the time they have.

Apr 29, 2016
Chasing heaven - what dying taught me about living by McVea, Crystal.

Chasing heaven - what dying taught me about living

December 10, 2009. McVea was being treated in a hospital for pancreatitis when her heart stopped pumping for nine minutes. She went to heaven, stood with God, and was forever changed. By dying, she learned how to live. McVea believes we have to chase heaven while we are still alive-- and allow God to turn our lukewarm love into a firestorm of faith.

Apr 30, 2016
Chasing the last laugh - Mark Twain's raucous and redemptive round-the-world comedy tour by Zacks, Richard, author.

Chasing the last laugh - Mark Twain's raucous and redemptive round-the-world comedy tour

"From Richard Zacks, bestselling author of The Pirate Hunter and Island of Vice, a rich and lively account of Mark Twain's late-life adventures abroad In 1895, at age sixty, Mark Twain was dead broke and miserable--his recent novels had been critical and commercial failures, and he was bankrupted by his inexplicable decision to run a publishing company. His wife made him promise to pay every debt back in full, so Twain embarked on an around-the-world comedy lecture tour that would take him from

Apr 26, 2016
Cheats and deceits - how animals and plants exploit and mislead by Stevens, Martin, 1982- author.

Cheats and deceits - how animals and plants exploit and mislead

Apr 28, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul The Joy of Less - 101 Stories About Having More by Simplifying Our Lives by Newmark, Amy

Chicken Soup for the Soul The Joy of Less - 101 Stories About Having More by Simplifying Our Lives

Apr 29, 2016
Chickpea flour does it all - Sweet, Savory, and Seasonal Gluten-Free Recipes by Love, Lindsey S., author.

Chickpea flour does it all - Sweet, Savory, and Seasonal Gluten-Free Recipes

Apr 28, 2016
China phrasebook & dictionary by

China phrasebook & dictionary

Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet China Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Get more from your multi-country trip with easy-to-find phrases for Mandarin, Cantonese, Chaozhou, Dongbei Hua, Hakka, Hunanese, Shanghainese, Sichuanese, Xi'an, Yunnan Hua, Zhuang, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uighur. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly

Apr 30, 2016
China's Future by Shambaugh, David L., author.

China's Future

Apr 28, 2016
Citizen Kane - a filmmaker's journey by Lebo, Harlan.

Citizen Kane - a filmmaker's journey

"With the approach of the 75th anniversary of Citizen Kane in May 2016, Harlan Lebo has written the full story of Orson Welles' masterpiece film. The book will explore: --Welles' meteoric rise to stardom in New York and the real reason behind his arrival in Hollywood --Welles' unprecedented contract with RKO Studios for total creative control and the deeper issues that impeded his work instead --The dispute over who wrote the script --The mystery of the "lost" final script, which the author has

Apr 28, 2016
Class war - the privatization of childhood by Erickson, Megan (Erickson Kilpatrick)

Class war - the privatization of childhood

"What is at stake when some American children go to school hungry and others go to school in $1,000 Bugaboo strollers? Class War argues that under free market capitalism, life paths prescribed by class but framed as parental choices--public or private? Gifted & Talented, general or special education?--segregate American children from birth through adolescence, and into adulthood, as never before. In an age of austerity, an elite class of corporate education reformers has found new ways to transf

Apr 28, 2016
Collected poems - 1950-2012 by Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, author.

Collected poems - 1950-2012

Apr 29, 2016
College hacks - (kä-lij, haks) noun. by Bradford, Keith, 1989- author.

College hacks - (kä-lij, haks) noun.

"Hacks every college student needs to know! Want to ace your next exam? Claim victory as a beer pong champ? Remove that gross stain from your shirt before your interview? College Hacks gives you the tricks and tips you need to get ahead in life without breaking a sweat. Filled with hundreds of ways to simplify nearly every college situation, this guide tells you just what to do when your professor assigns you a twenty-page paper or you run out of clean dishes in your dorm room (chip bag bowl, an

Apr 26, 2016
Continental divide - a history of American mountaineering by Isserman, Maurice, author.

Continental divide - a history of American mountaineering

In Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents. Mountains were originally seen as obstacles to civilization; over time they came to be viewed as places of redemption and renewal. The White Mountains stirred the transcendentalists; the Rockies and Sierras pulled explorers westward toward Manifest Destiny; Yosemite inspired the early environmental conservationists. Isserman traces the evolving social,

Apr 28, 2016
Credit repair kit for dummies by Bucci, Steve, author.

Credit repair kit for dummies

Jump-start your credit score with this comprehensive credit repair guide. If you need to clean up your credit, this updated resource is full of information to help you get your credit reports looking great, pay down debt, and keep your credit clean. You'll find out how to deal with debt collectors, dispute inaccurate information in your credit reports, and set financial goals to stay on track.

Apr 30, 2016
Cuba by Cameron, Sarah, 1954- author.

Cuba

From its ramshackle mansions and retro motors to stunning white beaches and fine cigars, Cuba's unique culture is one of extremes. Footprint's Cuba Handbook will guide you from the faded colonial splendour of Old Havana to pristine diving reefs and vibrant, eclectic towns.

Apr 28, 2016
Cured - Handcrafted Charcuteria & More by Wekselbaum, Charles

Cured - Handcrafted Charcuteria & More

Apr 29, 2016
Delicious dump cakes - 50 super simple desserts to make in 15 minutes or less by Wyss, Roxanne, author.

Delicious dump cakes - 50 super simple desserts to make in 15 minutes or less

Apr 30, 2016
Detroit resurrected - to bankruptcy and back by Bomey, Nathan, author.

Detroit resurrected - to bankruptcy and back

Apr 29, 2016
Diabetes A to Z - what you need to know about diabetes-- simply put by

Diabetes A to Z - what you need to know about diabetes-- simply put

An A to Z guide to dealing with diabetes. From the A1C test to getting your ZZZ's, you'll get the most up-to-date recommendations from the American Diabetes Association-- and get back to living your life.

Apr 30, 2016