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Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future by Vance, Ashlee, author.

Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

"There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision. A modern alloy of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs, Musk is the man behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity, each of which has sent shock waves throughout American business and industry. More than any other executive today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as a science fiction

May 25, 2015
Empire of deception - the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation by Jobb, Dean, 1958- author.

Empire of deception - the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation

"It was a time of unregulated madness. And nowhere was it madder than in Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties ... Enter a slick, smooth-talking, charismatic lawyer named Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds of people ... to invest as much as $30 million--upwards of $400 million today--in phantom timberland and nonexistent oil wells in Panama ... When Leo's scheme finally collapsed in 1923, he vanished, and the Chicago state's attorney, a man whose lust for power equaled Leo's own lust for mon

May 19, 2015
Enabling acts - the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest us minority its rights by Davis, Lennard J., 1949- author.

Enabling acts - the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest us minority its rights

"The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA--the "eyes on the prize" moment for disability rights The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the widest-ranging piece of civil rights legislation ever passed in the history of theUnited States, and it has become the model for most civil rights laws around the world. The untold story behind the act is anything but a dry account of bills and speeches, however. Rather, it's a fascinating story of how a group of leftist Berke

May 25, 2015
Every gift matters - how your passion can change the world by Morgridge, Carrie, author.

Every gift matters - how your passion can change the world

May 19, 2015
Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world by Otto, Kate.

Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world

"In a world of limitless technology, we are more connected than ever before, but our hyper-connected lifestyles threaten our ability to know ourselves and meaningfully interact with each other. Everyday Ambassador offers a solution to this disconnectivity paradox--reflections, everyday examples, and tools that anyone can use every day and everywhere to maximize technology's capacity for social change. With an emphasis on the core values of focus, empathy, humility, and patience, Everyday Ambassa

May 25, 2015
Experiencing Rush - a listener's companion by Bowman, Durrell, author.

Experiencing Rush - a listener's companion

May 25, 2015
Faith vs. fact - why science and religion are incompatible by Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-

Faith vs. fact - why science and religion are incompatible

The best-selling author of Why Evolution Is True discusses the negative role of religion in education, politics, medicine and social policy, explaining how religion cannot provide verifiable or responsible answers to world problems.

May 22, 2015
Find Momo coast to coast - my dog is taking a road trip, can you find him? by Knapp, Andrew, 1982- author.

Find Momo coast to coast - my dog is taking a road trip, can you find him?

Readers are provided with one hundred photographs of landscapes, houses, bridges, and other scenes and asked to find the border collie, Momo.

May 25, 2015
Finding your way to change - how the power of motivational interviewing can reveal what you want and help you get there by Zuckoff, Allan, 1960-

Finding your way to change - how the power of motivational interviewing can reveal what you want and help you get there

"Why is it so difficult to make life changes that are urgently desired, even needed? Whether it's eating healthier, pulling the plug on an unsatisfying job, or ending self-destructive patterns in relationships, old habits die hard. The good news is, it'sperfectly normal to feel stuck--and with motivational interviewing (MI), you can understand what's keeping you there and how to break free. Allan Zuckoff and Bonnie Gorscak are MI experts who translate this proven counseling approach into powerfu

May 25, 2015
Fine gardening grow healthier & easier gardens - 698 tips and techniques by Fine Gardening (COR)

Fine gardening grow healthier & easier gardens - 698 tips and techniques

Presents gardening tips and tricks, including pruning advice, how to ready the garden for winter, and ways to keep pests away.

May 25, 2015
Firefight - the century-long battle to integrate New York's bravest by Otis, Ginger Adams.

Firefight - the century-long battle to integrate New York's bravest

May 25, 2015
First over there - the attack on Cantigny, America's first battle of World War I by Davenport, Matthew J.

First over there - the attack on Cantigny, America's first battle of World War I

Relying on letters, diaries, and reports by the "doughboys" themselves, describes the events that took place on May 28, 1918, when the United States fought and won its first battle of World War I in Cantigny.

May 25, 2015
First, kill all the marriage counselors - modern-day secrets to being desired, cherished, and adored for life by Doyle, Laura.

First, kill all the marriage counselors - modern-day secrets to being desired, cherished, and adored for life

"Every marriage has its rough patches. If you're wondering how to repair yours, step away from the therapist, put down the magazine, and pick up this book. If you want to build a long, happy, fulfilling marriage, why not learn from the women who've done it? Laura Doyle's marriage was in trouble. After five years, her husband had become distant. He seemed checked out of their relationship, preferring watching TV to making love. There were frequent fights that ended with tense silences and even t

May 25, 2015
Five years in heaven - the unlikely friendship that answered life's greatest questions by Schlimm, John, 1971- author.

Five years in heaven - the unlikely friendship that answered life's greatest questions

The author describes how, in search of meaning, he returned home to his small town and began a five-year friendship with a local nun who set him on the road to self-discovery and salvation.

May 25, 2015
Flavor flours - a new way to bake with teff, buckwheat, sorghum, other whole & ancient grains, nuts & non-wheat flours by Medrich, Alice, author.

Flavor flours - a new way to bake with teff, buckwheat, sorghum, other whole & ancient grains, nuts & non-wheat flours

Demonstrates how to bake with flour alternatives, presenting such recipes as silky butterscotch pudding, buckwheat cake with rose apples, bittersweet teff brownies,and sorghum cinnamon sticks.

May 25, 2015
Foam rolling - 50 exercises for massage, injury prevention, and core strength by Inkster, Karina.

Foam rolling - 50 exercises for massage, injury prevention, and core strength

"40 Exercises for Massage, Injury Prevention, and Core Strength Get stronger and prevent injuries with an easy workout you can do at home! Foam Rolling is an exciting new book about the unique workout that conditions and strengthens muscles while stretching and restoring them. Foam rolling has been popular with physical therapists for years as a gentle yet effective way to heal overworked muscles and eliminate painful knots, and has recently become a fixture in yoga and Pilates studios. With t

May 25, 2015
Fodor's Pacific Northwest by Arenas, Shelley, 1958- author.

Fodor's Pacific Northwest

Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, attractions, outdoor activities, national parks, and shopping in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

May 19, 2015
Fodor's South Africa - with the best safari destinations. by

Fodor's South Africa - with the best safari destinations.

May 19, 2015
Freedom of speech - mightier than the sword by Shipler, David K., 1942- author.

Freedom of speech - mightier than the sword

"Anchored in personal stories--sometimes shocking, sometimes absurd, sometimes dishearteningly familiar--but encompassing a theme as sweeping and essential as democracy itself, [this book] ... reveals the triumphs and challenges of defining and protecting the boundaries of free expression in modern America"--

May 19, 2015
Fresh prints - 25 easy and enticing printing projects to make at home by Leech, Christine, author.

Fresh prints - 25 easy and enticing printing projects to make at home

Shares step-by-step instructions for custom printing articles of clothing, shoes, pillows, and other materials using found objects and everyday household items.

May 25, 2015