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Barron's profiles of American colleges 2016 by

Barron's profiles of American colleges 2016

Contains profiles of over 1,650 four-year colleges in the United States and Canada, each with contact data, and information on student life, housing, activities, sports, services, campus safety and security, programs of study, admissions, and financial aid.

Jul 1, 2015
Bastards - a memoir by King, Mary Anna.

Bastards - a memoir

Jul 6, 2015
Battle cry of freedom - the Civil War era by McPherson, James M.

Battle cry of freedom - the Civil War era

Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, this fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War: the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferr

Jul 6, 2015
Battlefield America - the war on the American people by Whitehead, John W., 1946-

Battlefield America - the war on the American people

"Author paints a portrait of an evolving American police state as police authority expands into extensions of the military, and government's intrusions undermine basic freedoms guaranteed to American citizens under the Constitution, turning Americans into enemy combatants who are spied upon, raided, manhandled, silenced, locked up, shot at, and denied due process of the law"--

Jun 30, 2015
Bees - An Up-close Look at Pollinators Around the World by Droege, Sam/ Packer, Laurence

Bees - An Up-close Look at Pollinators Around the World

Jul 2, 2015
Beeswax alchemy - how to make your own candles, soap, balms, salves and home décor from the hive by Ahnert, Petra, author.

Beeswax alchemy - how to make your own candles, soap, balms, salves and home décor from the hive

Offers a basic introduction to the art of extracting and purifying beeswax, as well as countless ideas for what to make with it. These include skin care creams, candles, and other home products like beeswax ornaments and wax fabric.

Jul 1, 2015
Best Rock Songs for Easy Guitar - 75 Songs by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (COR)

Best Rock Songs for Easy Guitar - 75 Songs

Jul 6, 2015
Between the world and me / Notes on the First 150 Years in America by Coates, Ta-Nehisi.

Between the world and me / Notes on the First 150 Years in America

"For Ta-Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal. At every stage of his life, he's sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him -- most urgently, why he, and other black people he knew, seemed to live in fear.What were they afraid of? In Tremble for My Country, Coates takes readers along on his journey through America's history of race and its contemporary resonances through a series of awakenings -- moments when he discovered some new truth about our

Jul 6, 2015
Big science - Ernest Lawrence and the invention that launched the military-industrial complex by Hiltzik, Michael A., author.

Big science - Ernest Lawrence and the invention that launched the military-industrial complex

"From a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and Los Angeles Times contributor, the untold story of how science went “big,” built the bombs that helped win World War II, and became dependent on government and industry—and the forgotten genius who started it all, Ernest Lawrence."--

Jul 6, 2015
Black Earth - The Holocaust As History and Warning by Snyder, Timothy

Black Earth - The Holocaust As History and Warning

Jul 6, 2015
Blind faith by McGinniss, Joe.

Blind faith

Reveals the truth behind the murder of Maria Marshall, the role played by her husband, Rob, and the effect of the events upon their three sons, in a story marked by gambling, drugs, debt, and infidelity.

Jul 6, 2015
Block city - how to build incredible worlds in Minecraft® by Kearney, Kirsten, author.

Block city - how to build incredible worlds in Minecraft®

Block City presents a collection of amazing Minecraft cities created by masters, with step-by-step tutorials for readers to build structures and features themselves.

Jul 6, 2015
Blood ransom - stories from the front line in the war against Somali piracy by Boyle, John, author.

Blood ransom - stories from the front line in the war against Somali piracy

For the first time in history, the navies of the world have united against a common enemy - a couple of thousand rag-tag, underfed men and boys in the western Indian Ocean. Crammed into open boats and armed with ancient AK-47s, they range up to a thousand miles from home shores in Somalia. No one knows how many die at sea. But occasionally they hit the jackpot, seizing vessels and crews to be ransomed for millions of dollars. This is a war that has estimated to have cost the global economy as mu

Jul 6, 2015
Blood, sweat, and my rock 'n' roll years - is Steve Katz a rock star? by Katz, Steve, 1945- author.

Blood, sweat, and my rock 'n' roll years - is Steve Katz a rock star?

Jul 6, 2015
Bluegrass mandolin by Tottle, Jack.

Bluegrass mandolin

Jul 1, 2015
Boutique Bags - Classic Style for Modern Living - 19 Projects 76 Bags by Kim, Sue

Boutique Bags - Classic Style for Modern Living - 19 Projects 76 Bags

Jul 2, 2015
Broadcasting happiness - the science of igniting and sustaining positive change by Gielan, Michelle.

Broadcasting happiness - the science of igniting and sustaining positive change

"We are all broadcasters. We are constantly broadcasting information to others, even if we don't say a word. Managers broadcast to their teams during meetings. Team members broadcast to clients. Clients broadcast to potential clients. And the messages wechoose to broadcast shape others' views of the world. Our words can move other people from a fear-based mindset in which they see obstacles as insurmountable, to a positive mindset where they see that change is possible, get unstuck, and take ac

Jul 2, 2015
Brother Juniper's bread book - slow rise as method and metaphor by Reinhart, Peter.

Brother Juniper's bread book - slow rise as method and metaphor

Jul 1, 2015
Buddhism for couples - a calm approach to relationships by Napthali, Sarah, 1967-

Buddhism for couples - a calm approach to relationships

"Learn Buddhist principles that can help enrich your romantic life, your life in general, and the lives of those around you. Surely a happy marriage for a normally adjusted couple is a simple matter of give-and-take-some patience, tolerance, and just trying to be cheerful as often as possible. There is no shortage of books providing relationship advice that can help us with these matters. But Buddhist teachings address more than just surface knowledge, and guide us to delve deeper into our psyc

Jul 2, 2015
Bulls before breakfast - running with the bulls and celebrating fiesta de San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain by Milligan, Peter N.

Bulls before breakfast - running with the bulls and celebrating fiesta de San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain

Ever since Ernest Hemingway popularized the fiesta de San Fermi´n with the publication of The Sun Also Rises in 1926, the world has been enthralled with the concept of running with the bulls. For millions, running with the bulls remains on their bucket list, and for Hemingway fans it is a lifelong dream. For Peter N. Milligan, it is a way of life. Part memoir and part travel guide, Bulls Before Breakfast recounts Milligan's many adventures in Pamplona, Spain. In his dozen years of visiting the f

Jul 6, 2015