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Better on toast - happiness on a slice of bread - 70 irresistible recipes by Donenfeld, Jill, author.

Better on toast - happiness on a slice of bread - 70 irresistible recipes

"Better on Toast features delicious, quick, easy-to-follow recipes for toasts with every possible topping-- from hot to cold and savory to sweet. Anyone can make delicious toasts, no matter his or her level of experience or kitchen size. Whether you use thick-cut French bread, slices of whole wheat, or her gluten-free bread recipe, Jill puts emphasis on flavor, using quality, wholesome ingredients to make each recipe stand out"--Excerpt from Amazon.com.

Apr 14, 2015
Between you & me - confessions of a Comma Queen by Norris, Mary (Editor)

Between you & me - confessions of a Comma Queen

A New Yorker copy veteran presents laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing errors in language and usage, drawing on examples from classic literature and pop culture while sharing anecdotes from her work with celebrated writers.

Apr 16, 2015
Bewilderments - reflections on the Book of Numbers by Zornberg, Avivah Gottlieb, author.

Bewilderments - reflections on the Book of Numbers

"From one of the most acclaimed biblical commentators at work today, the third book in her award-winning series of commentaries on the Hebrew Bible. The Book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure. What should have been for the Israelites a brief journey from Mount Sinai to the Holy Land becomes a forty-year death march. Both before and after the devastating report of the spies, the narrative centers on the people's desire to return to Egypt, to undo the miraculous work of the Exodus. Th

Apr 19, 2015
Beyond - our future in space by Impey, Chris, author.

Beyond - our future in space

A report on humanity's imminent potential for living in space covers topics ranging from China's 2020 space station and the colonization of Mars to space-elevator innovations and the mapping of Earth-like exo-planets.

Apr 16, 2015
Beyond the abortion wars - a way forward for a new generation by Camosy, Charles Christopher.

Beyond the abortion wars - a way forward for a new generation

Apr 19, 2015
Big Data Baseball - Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-year Losing Streak by Sawchik, Travis

Big Data Baseball - Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-year Losing Streak

Apr 19, 2015
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies - the real West by Fisher, David, 1946- author.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies - the real West

"How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life--only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman--and was he an African American? What amazing detective work led to the capture of Black Bart, the 'gentleman bandit' and one of the West's most famous stagecoach robbers? Did Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid really die in a hail of bullets in South America? Generations of Americans have grown up on TV shows, movies, and books about these Western icons. But what r

Apr 13, 2015
Billy Martin - baseball's flawed genius by Pennington, Bill, 1956- author.

Billy Martin - baseball's flawed genius

"The definitive biography of one of baseball's most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s. He then spent sixteen seasons managing in the big leagues, and is considered by anyone who knows baseball to have been a true baseball genius, a field manager without peer. Yet he's remembered more for his habit of kicking dirt on umpires, for being hired and fired by George St

Apr 14, 2015
Birth of a theorem - a mathematical adventure by Villani, Cédric, 1973-, author.

Birth of a theorem - a mathematical adventure

"An intimate look inside a mathematician's mind as he wrestles with the theorem that will make his reputation Ce´dric Villani is a rock-star mathematician. An intellect of unusual depth and breadth, he is the director of France's greatest mathematics research institute. In 2010 he received the Fields Medal, the most coveted prize in mathematics, for his proofs resolving one of the most controversial theories of classical physics. Birth of a Theorem is his own account of the year leading up to th

Apr 19, 2015
Black Sabbath - symptom of the universe by Wall, Mick, author.

Black Sabbath - symptom of the universe

Apr 17, 2015
Blackout - Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Hepola, Sarah

Blackout - Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget

Apr 19, 2015
Blood runs green - the murder that transfixed gilded age Chicago by O'Brien, Gillian. author.

Blood runs green - the murder that transfixed gilded age Chicago

Apr 15, 2015
Blood, sweat and tears - an oral history of the American Red Cross by Turk, Michele.

Blood, sweat and tears - an oral history of the American Red Cross

Apr 19, 2015
Bobby Wonderful - An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents by Morris, Bob

Bobby Wonderful - An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents

Apr 17, 2015
Body of truth - how science, history, and culture drive our obsession with weight--and what we can do about it by Brown, Harriet, author.

Body of truth - how science, history, and culture drive our obsession with weight--and what we can do about it

"Over the last 25 years, our longing for thinness has morphed into a relentless cultural obsession with weight and body image. You can't be a woman or girl (or, increasingly, a man or boy) in America today and not grapple with the size and shape of your body, your daughter's body, other women's bodies. Even the most confident people have to find a way through a daily gauntlet of voices and images talking, admonishing, warning us about what size we should be, how much we should weigh, what we sho

Apr 14, 2015
Bonaparte - 1769-1802 by Gueniffey, Patrice, author.

Bonaparte - 1769-1802

Apr 17, 2015
Born bad - a novel by Boyce, James, 1964-

Born bad - a novel

Apr 19, 2015
Born with teeth - a memoir by Mulgrew, Kate, 1955- author.

Born with teeth - a memoir

A star known for her strong female roles in Star Trek: Voyager and Orange Is the New Black offers a deeply moving account of the price and rewards of a passionate life.

Apr 19, 2015
Bradt Travel Guide Montenegro by Rellie, Annalisa/ Abraham, Rudolf

Bradt Travel Guide Montenegro

Apr 17, 2015
Breezeway - New Poems by Ashbery, John

Breezeway - New Poems

Apr 19, 2015