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I do it with the lights on - and 10 more discoveries on the road to a blissfully shame-free life by Thore, Whitney Way, author.

I do it with the lights on - and 10 more discoveries on the road to a blissfully shame-free life

The star of TLC's "My Big Fat Fabulous Life" reveals how she became one of the leading faces of the body-positivity movement and uses her story to teach other young women how to be confident no matter their shape or size.

Apr 29, 2016
I'd know that voice anywhere - my favorite NPR commentaries by Deford, Frank, author.

I'd know that voice anywhere - my favorite NPR commentaries

Apr 28, 2016
If you can keep it - the forgotten promise of American liberty by Metaxas, Eric, author.

If you can keep it - the forgotten promise of American liberty

Presents a critical analysis of the Founding Fathers' original intentions that argues that America is a nation bound by a radical and unprecedented idea about liberty and freedom that must be upheld by every citizen.

Apr 29, 2016
Illiberal reformers - race, eugenics, and American economics in the Progressive era by Leonard, Thomas C., 1960- author.

Illiberal reformers - race, eugenics, and American economics in the Progressive era

In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives whose ideas and reform agenda underwrote the Progressive Era dismantling of laissez-faire and the creation of the regulatory welfare state, which, they believed, would humanize and rationalize industrial capitalism. But not for all. Academic social scientists such as Richard T. Ely, John R. Commons, and Edward A. Ross, together with their reform allies in social work, charity, journalism, and law, played a pivotal role i

Apr 28, 2016
iMac for dummies by Chambers, Mark L., author.

iMac for dummies

Even if you're already in love with your iMac, it helps to have a little guidance to really get the most out of this ultimate all-in-one computer. With loads of updated and brand new content, this new edition of iMac For Dummies quickly and easily teaches you the iMac fundamentals, from setting up and personalizing your machine to importing files, using your favorite programs and apps, and everything in between. Trusted Mac expert and bestselling author Mark L. Chambers guides you through the l

May 1, 2016
Imbolc - rituals, recipes & lore for Brigid's Day. by

Imbolc - rituals, recipes & lore for Brigid's Day.

May 1, 2016
Imbolc - rituals, recipes & lore for Brigid's Day. by Neal, Carl F.

Imbolc - rituals, recipes & lore for Brigid's Day.

Apr 29, 2016
In search of the third man by Drazin, Charles

In search of the third man

Apr 29, 2016
Infamy - how one woman brought an international sex trafficking ring to justice by Cacho, Lydia, 1963- author.

Infamy - how one woman brought an international sex trafficking ring to justice

Apr 26, 2016
Inner runner - running to a more successful, creative, and confident you by Karp, Jason, author.

Inner runner - running to a more successful, creative, and confident you

May 1, 2016
Investing with purpose - capitalize on the time and money you have to create the tomorrow you desire by Aardsma, Mark, author.

Investing with purpose - capitalize on the time and money you have to create the tomorrow you desire

"In Investing with Purpose, you will learn how to: *Use all your resources to build your future, especially your precious, limited time. *Avoid the emotional pitfalls that lead smart investors to make bad decisions. *Face your fear and take reasonable risks to capitalize on your best opportunities. *Apply your unique investment advantages--the only reliable path to superior results. Investing with Purpose will inspire you to use what you have to create the future you want. Whether your goal is t

Apr 28, 2016
ISIS - a history by Gerges, Fawaz A., 1958- author.

ISIS - a history

"The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and what does it portend for the future of the Middle East? In this book, one of the world's leading authorities on political Islam and jihadism sheds new light on these questions as he provides a unique history of the rise and growth of ISIS. Moving beyond journalistic accounts, Fawaz Gerges provides a clear and compelling account of the deeper condi

Apr 29, 2016
It's okay to laugh - (crying is cool, too) by Purmort, Nora McInerny.

It's okay to laugh - (crying is cool, too)

A woman who strengthened her relationship with the love of her life after he was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer discusses her journey with him during this tough time, from getting engaged on his hospital bed to having a baby while he was on chemotherapy.

Apr 29, 2016
It's personal - surviving and thriving on the journey of church planting by Bloye, Brian, 1965-

It's personal - surviving and thriving on the journey of church planting

May 1, 2016
Jeni's splendid ice cream desserts by Bauer, Jeni Britton.

Jeni's splendid ice cream desserts

In Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts, ice creams deliciously melt into hot brown Bettys, berry cobblers, sweet empanadas, and corn fritters. Her one-of-a-kind cakes and cookies are not only served with ice cream, they get crumbled on top and incorporated into the ice cream base itself. Thirty brand-new flavors, including Cumin & Honey Butterscotch and Extra-Strength Root Beer Ice Cream, attest to the magic of this unique and alluring collection.

Apr 28, 2016
Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan by Hjortsberg, William, 1941- author.

Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan

A biography of the author of "Trout fishing in America" and "A Confederate general from Big Sur" portrays his career from life among the Beats in 1950s San Francisco to the hippies in the 1960s to his abrupt suicide in 1984.

May 1, 2016
Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan by Hjortsberg, William.

Jubilee hitchhiker - the life and times of Richard Brautigan

A biography of the author of "Trout Fishing in America" and "A Confederate General from Big Sur" portrays his career from life among the Beats in 1950s San Francisco to the hippies in the 1960s to his abrupt suicide in 1984.

Apr 29, 2016
Jump start Sass by Giraudel, Hugo, author.

Jump start Sass

"Sass bridges the gap between what CSS can offer an what we as web developers need in our daily routine. Using Sass, you can write your stylesheets in a more concise, dynamic, and readable way, and cut down on many of the tedious repetitive tasks that come with writing vanilla CSS. Sass simplifies your stylesheets, adding some useful features missing from applications, reduces the monotony and overhead writing CSS, and will save you time." -

Apr 28, 2016
Jungle of stone - the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya by Carlsen, William, author.

Jungle of stone - the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya

Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd Stephens and British architect Frederick Catherwood, illuminating how their findings profoundly changed Western understandings about human history.

May 1, 2016
Katie Chin's everyday Chinese cookbook - 101 delicious recipes from my mother's kitchen by Chin, Katie.

Katie Chin's everyday Chinese cookbook - 101 delicious recipes from my mother's kitchen

Apr 28, 2016