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#Newsfail - how two godless vegans took on mainstream media so you don't have to by Kilstein, Jamie, author.

#Newsfail - how two godless vegans took on mainstream media so you don't have to

Oct 17, 2014
1,339 quite interesting facts to make your jaw drop by Lloyd, John, 1951- compiler.

1,339 quite interesting facts to make your jaw drop

Oct 15, 2014
100 colorful ripple stitches to crochet - 50 original stitches & 50 fabulous colorways for blankets and throws by Morgan, Leonie, author.

100 colorful ripple stitches to crochet - 50 original stitches & 50 fabulous colorways for blankets and throws

"This is a wonderfully illustrated and easy-to-use guide to making and using ripple stitches in delightful and inspiring colorways, perfect for blankets, throws, and accessories. With 75 original stitch designs to choose from, using color and texture to create stunning zig-zags, ripples, and waves, there is plenty here to appeal to every crocheter. Each design has a clear written pattern, an easy-to-follow chart, and a color variation to try out. The designs range from simple to more advanced pa

Oct 16, 2014
100 Questions & Answers About Lymphoma by Holman, Peter, M.D./ Bociek, Gregory, M.D./ Garrett, Jodi, M.D.

100 Questions & Answers About Lymphoma

Oct 17, 2014
1001 Ways to Be Romantic - More Romantic Than Ever by Godek, Gregory J. P.

1001 Ways to Be Romantic - More Romantic Than Ever

Oct 17, 2014
101 ukulele tips - stuff all the pros know and use by Sokolow, Fred.

101 ukulele tips - stuff all the pros know and use

Ready to take your playing to the next level? Sokolow presents valuable how-to insight from which ukulele players of all styles and levels can benefit. The text, photos, music, diagrams, and accompanying CD provide a resource for a variety of topics, including: technique, improvising and soloing, equipment, practicing, ear training, performance, and uke history and lore.

Oct 17, 2014
300 low-carb slow cooker recipes - healthy dinners that are ready when you are! by Carpender, Dana.

300 low-carb slow cooker recipes - healthy dinners that are ready when you are!

For the low-carb dieter, traditional slow cooker recipes can be a problem. Many of them depend on potatoes, noodles, rice, and starchy canned soups. You need to re-learn how to use your slow cooker for different kinds of foods, from comfort foods and side dishes; hearty homemade soups; and hors d'oeuvres and dips.

Oct 17, 2014
500 felt objects - contemporary explorations of a versatile material by Mornu, Nathalie.

500 felt objects - contemporary explorations of a versatile material

Oct 21, 2014
60 quick luxury knits - easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns by

60 quick luxury knits - easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns

Oct 21, 2014
60 quick luxury knits - easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns by Sixth&Spring Books (COR)

60 quick luxury knits - easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns

Collects instructions for creating sixty knit projects, including a cable wave scarf, slouchy seed stitch hat, cable and rib mitts, and box pleat caplet.

Oct 17, 2014
A history of life in 100 fossils by Taylor, Paul D., author.

A history of life in 100 fossils

Oct 20, 2014
A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals by Rodgers, James, 1941 November 16-

A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals

"A systematic, skill-building instruction manual for all the essential basic woodturning skills, A Lesson Plan for Woodturning allows novice woodturners to master skills without the benefit of formal training. The equivalent of three semester-length classes, the book provides a complete, self-directed course in woodturning safety, tools, and techniques that provide a foundation for mastering more complex tasks. Each lesson is focused on skill development and thoroughly documented with step-by-st

Oct 21, 2014
A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals by Rodgers, James, 1941 November 16-

A lesson plan for woodturning - step-by-step instructions for mastering woodturning fundamentals

"A systematic, skill-building instruction manual for all the essential basic woodturning skills, A Lesson Plan for Woodturning allows novice woodturners to master skills without the benefit of formal training. The equivalent of three semester-length classes, the book provides a complete, self-directed course in woodturning safety, tools, and techniques that provide a foundation for mastering more complex tasks. Each lesson is focused on skill development and thoroughly documented with step-by-st

Oct 17, 2014
A man most driven - Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the founding of America by Firstbrook, P. L.

A man most driven - Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the founding of America

"He fought and beheaded three Turkish commanders in duels. He was sold into slavery, then murdered his master to escape. He was captured by pirates--twice--and marched to the gallows to be hanged, only to be reprieved seconds before the noose dropped over his head. And all this happened before he was 30 years old. This is Captain John Smith's life. Everyone knows the story of Pocahontas and how she saved John Smith. And were it not for Smith's leadership, the Jamestown Colony would surely have f

Oct 17, 2014
A mind for numbers - how to excel at math and science (even if you flunked algebra) by Oakley, Barbara A., 1955-

A mind for numbers - how to excel at math and science (even if you flunked algebra)

Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. In her book, she offers you the tools needed to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field.

Oct 16, 2014
A Nation Wholly Free - The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson by Lane, Carl

A Nation Wholly Free - The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson

Oct 17, 2014
A Progressive Education by Howard, Richard

A Progressive Education

Oct 17, 2014
A storm of witchcraft - the Salem trials and the American experience by Baker, Emerson W., author.

A storm of witchcraft - the Salem trials and the American experience

"Beginning in January 1692, Salem Village in colonial Massachusetts witnessed the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft in early America. Villagers--mainly young women--suffered from unseen torments that caused them to writhe, shriek, and contort their bodies, complaining of pins stuck into their flesh and of being haunted by specters. Believing that they suffered from assaults by an invisible spirit, the community began a hunt to track down those responsible for the demonic work. The r

Oct 17, 2014
A woman without a country - poems by Boland, Eavan.

A woman without a country - poems

Oct 17, 2014
A world gone social - how companies must adapt to survive by Coine, Ted, author.

A world gone social - how companies must adapt to survive

Oct 16, 2014
All things possible - setbacks and success in politics and life by Cuomo, Andrew Mark, 1957-

All things possible - setbacks and success in politics and life

The governor of New York discusses both his personal life and his career in politics.

Oct 20, 2014
American ballads - the photographs of Marty Stuart by Stuart, Marty, photographer.

American ballads - the photographs of Marty Stuart

"A book of Marty Stuart's photographs that will coicide with an exhibition at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee. This book will present images from these three bodies of work: "Badlands" on his time with the Lakota; "The Masters" from his work with musicians; and "Blue Line Hot Shots"--

Oct 17, 2014
An American Cardinal - the biography of Cardinal Timothy Dolan by Boyle, Christina.

An American Cardinal - the biography of Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Chronicles the life of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States, discussing his humble origins, his progression through the ranks of the church hierarchy, and his reaction to the sexual abuse scandal within thechurch.

Oct 17, 2014
An Obama's journey - my odyssey of self-discovery across three cultures by Ndesandjo, Mark Obama.

An Obama's journey - my odyssey of self-discovery across three cultures

Oct 16, 2014
Another man's war - the story of a Burma boy in Britain's forgotten African Army by Phillips, Barnaby.

Another man's war - the story of a Burma boy in Britain's forgotten African Army

Oct 17, 2014
Art in America, 1945-1970 - writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism by Perl, Jed (EDT)

Art in America, 1945-1970 - writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism

Gathers writings by the leading artists and critics who transformed American art in the mid-twentieth century, making New York, rather than Paris, the center of world art.

Oct 21, 2014
Artful Christmas - 30 elegant craft projects by Wasinger, Susan.

Artful Christmas - 30 elegant craft projects

Presents step-by-step instructions for thirty Christmas crafts utilizing accessible materials, from a doily snowflake bowl and playing card ornaments to folk art felt coasters and a tiny tin advent calendar wreath.

Oct 17, 2014
As you wish - inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride by Elwes, Cary, 1962-

As you wish - inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

Oct 17, 2014
At home with Jane Austen by Wilson, Kim, 1959-

At home with Jane Austen

"With gorgeous photography and illustrations, At Home with Jane Austen explores Austen's world, her physical surroundings, and the journeys the popular author took during her lifetime"--

Oct 17, 2014
Bad paper - chasing debt from Wall Street to the underworld by Halpern, Jake, author.

Bad paper - chasing debt from Wall Street to the underworld

"Frequent New Yorker contributor Jake Halpern investigates the shadowy, unregulated world of consumer debt collection, focusing on an unlikely friendship between a former banking executive and former armed robber who go in search of "paper," spreadsheets of uncollected debt sold off by banks for pennies on the dollar"--

Oct 17, 2014
Be the message - taking your faith beyond words to a life of action by Shook, Kerry, author.

Be the message - taking your faith beyond words to a life of action

The authors share how, tired of just preaching the words of the Gospel, they tried to manifest the Gospel in their intentions and actions, and how this shift in focus from words to action changed their family, church, and relationship with God.

Oct 21, 2014
Becoming vegan - the complete reference on plant-based nutrition by Davis, Brenda, 1959-

Becoming vegan - the complete reference on plant-based nutrition

Oct 21, 2014
Belly fat breakthrough - understand what it is and lose it fast by Boutcher, Stephen H. (Stephen Hugh), 1949-

Belly fat breakthrough - understand what it is and lose it fast

Discusses the latest research on causes of abdominal fat and presents an interval sprinting exercise program designed to reduce it, along with recommendations for a Mediterranean diet eating plan.

Oct 17, 2014
Benson - the autobiography by Benson, George, 1943- author.

Benson - the autobiography

Over the course of his fifty-year career, George Benson has performed for hundreds of millions of fans around the world, received ten Grammy Awards, and recorded with some of the most revered musicians of his era. And he has finally decided to tell his story. "Benson: The Autobiography" follows the musician's remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of Dubai, and everywhere in between. His tales of scuffling on the road with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff, navigating his way

Oct 21, 2014
Better than perfect - 7 strategies to crush your inner critic and create a life you love by Lombardo, Elizabeth.

Better than perfect - 7 strategies to crush your inner critic and create a life you love

"Perfectionists exist in every walk of life. While outwardly they appear to be very accomplished, they are often unhappy and unfulfilled. Perfectionists strive toward unattainable goals, and their behaviors can wreak havoc on both their physical health and their psychological well-being. Timely and transformative, Better than Perfect by Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo offers step-by-step instructions for perfectionists to find balance and freedom. The book defines perfectionism in easy-to-understand term

Oct 17, 2014
Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light by Kuskey, G. Eric, author.

Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light

The unbelievable true story of artist Thomas Kinkade, self-described "Painter of light", and the dramatic rise and fall of his billion-dollar art empire.

Oct 20, 2014
Billionaires - reflections on the upper crust by West, Darrell M., 1954-

Billionaires - reflections on the upper crust

Oct 17, 2014
Bleeding Orange - Fifty Years of Blind Referees, Screaming Fans, Beasts of the East, and Syracuse Basketball by Boeheim, Jim/ McCallum, Jack

Bleeding Orange - Fifty Years of Blind Referees, Screaming Fans, Beasts of the East, and Syracuse Basketball

Oct 17, 2014
Blessing of a skinned knee- using Jewish teachings to raise self-reliant children by Mogel, Wendy

Blessing of a skinned knee- using Jewish teachings to raise self-reliant children

Oct 17, 2014
Blog, Inc. - blogging for passion, profit, and to create community by Cho, Joy Deangdeelert.

Blog, Inc. - blogging for passion, profit, and to create community

With roughly 95,000 blogs launched worldwide every 24 hours (BlogPulse), making a fledgling site stand out isn't easy. This authoritative handbook gives creative hopefuls a leg up. Joy Cho, of the award-winning Oh Joy!, offers expert advice on starting and growing a blog, from design and finance to overcoming blogger's block, attracting readers, and more.

Oct 16, 2014
Blue horses - poems by Oliver, Mary, 1935-

Blue horses - poems

Oct 17, 2014
Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells - the best of early Vanity fair by Friend, David (EDT)

Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells - the best of early Vanity fair

Presents an anthology of pieces from the early golden age of Vanity Fair magazine, from 1913 to 1936, written by such luminaries as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Clarence Darrow, Dorothy Parker, D. H. Lawrence, e. e. cummings, John Maynard Keynes, and Carl Sandburg.

Oct 17, 2014
BOMB - the author interviews by Bomb Magazine (COR)

BOMB - the author interviews

"Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations. Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of the publication of The Corrections; and one with Roberto Bolan~o, near the end of his life. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose break down the intricacies of Davis's methods; Edwid

Oct 17, 2014
Books that cook - the making of a literary meal by

Books that cook - the making of a literary meal

"Organized like a cookbook, Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal is a collection of American literature written on the theme of food: from an invocation to a final toast, from starters to desserts. All food literatures are indebted to the form and purpose of cookbooks, and each section begins with an excerpt from an influential American cookbook, progressing chronologically from the late 1700s through the present day, including such favorites as American Cookery, the Joy of Cooking, an

Oct 17, 2014
Botanical knits 2 - twelve more inspired designs to knit and love by Dakos, Alana, author.

Botanical knits 2 - twelve more inspired designs to knit and love

Oct 17, 2014
Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard by Branch, John (Sports reporter), author.

Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard

The "death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a ... work of narrative nonfiction, ... reporter John Branch tells the ... story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death"--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
Brian Jones - the making of the Rolling Stones by Trynka, Paul.

Brian Jones - the making of the Rolling Stones

For the first time, the complete story of the enigmatic founder of the Rolling Stones and the early years of the band. Brian Jones was the golden boy of the Rolling Stones, the visionary who gave the band its name and its sound. Yet he was a haunted man, and much of his brief time with the band, before his death in 1969 at the infamous age of twenty-seven, was volatile and tragic. Some of the details of how Jones was dethroned are well known, but the full story of his downfall is still largely u

Oct 15, 2014
Bulletproof spirit - the first responder's essential resource for protecting and healing mind and heart by Willis, Dan, 1963-

Bulletproof spirit - the first responder's essential resource for protecting and healing mind and heart

""Advice for soldiers, firefighters, police officers, EMTs, emergency room nurses, etc. about PTSD, depression, insomnia, panic attacks, alcoholism, and domestic violence, divorce, and suicide. Topics include spiritual wellness, the psychology of trauma, and finding support and motivation. Author is a police captain and former SWAT commander"--Provided by publisher"--

Oct 17, 2014
C programming for the absolute beginner by Davenport, Keith, author.

C programming for the absolute beginner

Oct 17, 2014
California by Jensen, Jamie, author.

California

A guide to California outlines its culture and history, offers profiles of the major cities, describes sightseeing attractions, and recommends hotels and restaurants.

Oct 17, 2014
Caribbean by

Caribbean

Presents a guide to the islands of the Caribbean, covering their culture and history and offering information on hotels, resorts, restaurants, attractions, beaches, and outdoor activities.

Oct 20, 2014
Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!) by Galaxy, Jackson.

Catification - designing a happy and stylish home for your cat (and you!)

"Cat owners know the struggles of creating living spaces that are both functional and stylish for owner and cat. In Catification, Jackson Galaxy, the star of Animal Planet's My Cat from Hell, and Kate Benjamin, of the popular cat design website Hauspanther.com, walk readers through a step-by-step process of designing an attractive home that is also an optimal environment for cats"--

Oct 17, 2014
Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury by Strohm, Paul, 1938-

Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury

" A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales. In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that he has today-far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer was living in London, working as a midlevel bureaucrat and sometime poet, until a personal and professional crisis set him down the road leading to The C

Oct 21, 2014
China by Bedford, Donald, author.

China

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Oct 21, 2014
China by Bedford, Donald, author.

China

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Oct 17, 2014
Choosing a good life - lessons from people who have found their place in the world by Berman, Ali.

Choosing a good life - lessons from people who have found their place in the world

"Ever wonder why some people seem to be at peace despite the ups and downs daily life can bring, while others are restless even in seemingly ideal circumstances? In Choosing a Good Life, Alyson Berman explores what it means to be at peace with ourselves, our choices, and the world around us in all its glorious chaos. She takes us into the lives of people who, despite their vastly different talents, challenges, and interests, have achieved a deep sense of balance in and satisfaction with their li

Oct 20, 2014
Christmas crochet for hearth, home & tree - stockings, ornaments, garlands and more by Eckman, Edie.

Christmas crochet for hearth, home & tree - stockings, ornaments, garlands and more

Oct 17, 2014
Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar by

Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar

A collection of appreciations of bars, some closed, some still in business, that have impacted the authors' lives.

Oct 21, 2014
Conscious living, conscious aging - embrace and savor your next chapter by Pevny, Ron, author.

Conscious living, conscious aging - embrace and savor your next chapter

"As the baby boomer population begins to retire healthier than any generation before them, retirement is about to look a whole lot different. No longer are seniors satisfied with their retirement years being defined by wasting away their days on the porch or puttering around the house. In Conscious Living, Conscious Aging, Ron Pevny presents an empowering vision and practical tools that help one to age consciously for a passionate, fulfilling second half of life. This contemporary model for agin

Oct 17, 2014
Contraband of hoopoe by Chruściel, Ewa.

Contraband of hoopoe

Oct 17, 2014
Creative correction - extraordinary ideas for everyday discipline by Whelchel, Lisa.

Creative correction - extraordinary ideas for everyday discipline

"You've tried timeout, grounding, and spanking. But still Jounior won't change. Maybe it's time for a new strategy. When correction is done creatively, it's more rewarding--both for the child and for the parents--and it can be more effective at producing long-term results! Has your child been: acting disrespectfully? Lying? Whining? Leaving a mess? For these and many otehr situations you face as a parent, Lisa Whelchel offers refreshing ideas to help you win the discipling battle"--Cover, p. 4.

Oct 21, 2014
Daily tortilla - authentic Mexican recipes by James, Ricardo.

Daily tortilla - authentic Mexican recipes

Oct 17, 2014
Daisy to the rescue - true stories of daring dogs, paramedic parrots, and other animal heroes by Campbell, Jeff (Jeff Logan), author.

Daisy to the rescue - true stories of daring dogs, paramedic parrots, and other animal heroes

Collects over fifty true stories of heroic animals rescuing people, including a pot-bellied pig, parrot, dolphin, and half-breed wolf, with current scientific research about the human-animal bond.

Oct 17, 2014
Dance of death - the life of John Fahey, American guitarist by Lowenthal, Steve.

Dance of death - the life of John Fahey, American guitarist

Explores the life of an iconic acoustic guitarist and delves into his successes and struggles with addiction and mental instability. John Fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric: the man whom all subsequent musicians had to listen to. Fahey made more than 40 albums between 1959 and his death in 2001, most of them featuring only his solo steel-string guitar. He fused elements of folk, blues, and experimental composition, taking familiar American sounds and recon

Oct 17, 2014
Dark Girls by Duke, Bill/ Moses, Shelia

Dark Girls

Oct 17, 2014
DMT and the soul of prophecy - a new science of spiritual revelation in the Hebrew Bible by Strassman, Rick, 1952-

DMT and the soul of prophecy - a new science of spiritual revelation in the Hebrew Bible

"Naturally occurring DMT may produce prophecy-like states of consciousness and thus represent a bridge between biology and religious experience"--

Oct 17, 2014
Do zombies dream of undead sheep? - a neuroscientific view of the zombie brain by Verstynen, Timothy, 1978- author.

Do zombies dream of undead sheep? - a neuroscientific view of the zombie brain

"Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their endless wandering, lumbering gait, insatiable hunger, antisocial behavior, and apparently memory-less existence, zombies are the walking nightmares of our deepest fears. What do these characteristic behaviors reveal about the inner workings of the zombie mind? Could we diagnose zombism as a neurological condition by studying their behavior? In Do Zombies Dream of Undead She

Oct 17, 2014
Dodging extinction - power, food, money, and the future of life on Earth by Barnosky, Anthony D., author.

Dodging extinction - power, food, money, and the future of life on Earth

Oct 16, 2014
Don't wait for the next war - a strategy for American growth and global leadership by Clark, Wesley K.

Don't wait for the next war - a strategy for American growth and global leadership

"Can America have a real national strategy and move forward together without the focus of war? In the twentieth century, America came together to become the "Arsenal of Democracy," and emerged from World War II as the greatest power in the world. We shaped a global civilization in our own values, first with international institutions and our allies, then triumphing over our long-term adversary, the Soviet Union to emerge as the world's lone superpower. But in losing our adversary, America's lead

Oct 15, 2014
Doodle stitching. Embroidery Projects & Designs to Celebrate the Seasons The holiday motif collection - embroidery projects & designs to celebrate the seasons by Ray, Aimee, 1976-

Doodle stitching. Embroidery Projects & Designs to Celebrate the Seasons The holiday motif collection - embroidery projects & designs to celebrate the seasons

Provides holiday-themed motifs for embroidery, including designs for such holidays as Christmas, New Year's, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and Hanukkah.

Oct 21, 2014
Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success by Spiker, Ted.

Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success

"In Down Size, Ted Spiker takes readers on an inspiring, candid, and comical journey, exploring the art and science of weight loss through his own struggles as a pear-shaped man in a not-so-pear-shaped world, with research about food, exercise, and the psychology of losing weight"--

Oct 20, 2014
Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors by

Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors

"Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk...the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out "Regreturature" stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Within these pages you'll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journ

Oct 21, 2014
Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors by Scott, Julia (EDT)

Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors

"Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk...the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out "Regreturature" stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Within these pages you'll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journ

Oct 17, 2014
Ed Sheeran - A Visual Journey by Sheeran, Ed/ Butah, Phillip (CON)

Ed Sheeran - A Visual Journey

Oct 17, 2014
Elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase by Forsyth, Mark, author.

Elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase

Oct 21, 2014
Elements of wit - mastering the art of being interesting by Errett, Benjamin, author.

Elements of wit - mastering the art of being interesting

"Got wit? We've all been in that situation where we need to say something clever, but innocuous; smart enough to show some intelligence, without showing off; something funny, but not a joke. What we need in that moment is wit- that sparkling combination of charm, humor, confidence, and most of all, the right words at the right time. Elements of Wit is an engaging book that brings together the greatest wits of our time, and previous ones from Oscar Wilde to Nora Ephron, Winston Churchill to Chris

Oct 17, 2014
Enrique's journey by Nazario, Sonia.

Enrique's journey

Based on the Los Angeles Times series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, this is a timeless story of families torn apart. When Enrique was five, his mother, too poor to feed her children, left Honduras to work in the United States. The move allowed her to send money back home so Enrique could eat better and go to school past the third grade. She promised she would return quickly, but she struggled in America. Without her, he became lonely and troubled. After eleven years, he decided he would go find

Oct 15, 2014
Ethical vision of the Bible- learning good from knowing God by Gosnell, Peter W.

Ethical vision of the Bible- learning good from knowing God

Oct 17, 2014
Even this I get to experience by Lear, Norman.

Even this I get to experience

The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture, while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear's ninety years, this is a memoir as touching and remarkable as the life he has led.

Oct 17, 2014
Every reason to leave - & why we chose to stay together by Rose, Vicki.

Every reason to leave - & why we chose to stay together

Oct 17, 2014
Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world by Tancer, Bill, author.

Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world

"In Everyone's a Critic, Bill Tancer draws on case studies, field research, and never-beforepublished data to create the definitive guide for the business owner. He offers valuable insight for anyone seeking to make the most of their online consumer reviews, including the little touches that have outsized impact on positive reviews; how to deal with bad reviews; and how to spot reviewers who are trying to take advantage of you,"--Amazon.com

Oct 20, 2014
Everything I need to know about Christmas I learned from a Little Golden Book by Muldrow, Diane, author.

Everything I need to know about Christmas I learned from a Little Golden Book

A holiday-themed companion to the best-selling Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, written by the editorial director at Golden Books, collects iconic, retro-style artwork by such luminaries as Eloise Wilkin, Richard Scarry and Garth Williams.

Oct 17, 2014
Everything I need to know I learned from a Little golden book by Muldrow, Diane, author.

Everything I need to know I learned from a Little golden book

A whimsical guide to life for adult fans of classic Little Golden Books combines lighthearted advice with nostalgic illustrations that convey such nuggets of wisdom as "Don't forget to enjoy your wedding!," "Be a hugger," and "Sweatpants are bad for morale."

Oct 20, 2014
Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life by Hassler, Christine, 1976-

Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life

""Advice for handling disappointments in career, relationships, and life goals. Guidance for using them as opportunities to find insight, purpose, and fulfillment, and for learning from them for each next step. Addresses anxiety, self-judgment, courage, faith, and surrender"--Provided by publisher"

Oct 20, 2014
Face value - portraiture in the age of abstraction by Fortune, Brandon Brame, author.

Face value - portraiture in the age of abstraction

A groundbreaking reassessment of the reinvention of portraiture in America between 1945 and 1975 - the period when the abstract expressionists reached international prominence - this new volume presents fifty-five innovative portrait paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures. It includes works by Joan Brown, Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, Larry Rivers, Marisol Escobar, Alex Katz, Romare Bearden, Fairfield Porter, Jamie Wyeth, and Andy Warhol, amongst others. It also features a poem by leading

Oct 16, 2014
Facing the music - my story by Knapp, Jennifer, 1974- author.

Facing the music - my story

"Jennifer Knapp's meteoric rise in the Christian music industry ended abruptly when she walked away and came out publicly as a lesbian. This is her story--of coming to Christ, of building a career, of admitting who she is, and of how her faith remained strong through it all"--Amazon.com.

Oct 15, 2014
Farming with native beneficial insects - ecological pest control solutions - the Xerces Society guide by Lee-Mäder, Eric, 1972- author.

Farming with native beneficial insects - ecological pest control solutions - the Xerces Society guide

Oct 16, 2014
Flea market fabulous - designing gorgeous rooms with vintage treasures by Spencer, Lara, author.

Flea market fabulous - designing gorgeous rooms with vintage treasures

"Focusing on nine different rooms (including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment), Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their personal style. She takes readers through the step-by-step process of overcoming the challenges of the room, offering helpful tips and lessons along the way. She identifies the design dilemma; comes up with a decorating plan; makes a mood boar

Oct 16, 2014
Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it by Wyner, Gabriel.

Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it

For those who have despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He did not learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In Fluent Forever Wyner reveals what he has discovered.

Oct 15, 2014
Fodor's 2014 Brazil by

Fodor's 2014 Brazil

Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, sightseeing, outdoor activities, and beaches.

Oct 20, 2014
Fodor's 2015 Walt Disney World by

Fodor's 2015 Walt Disney World

For generations, Americans have come to play and dream in Orlando. Whether visitors want to wander the halls of Hogwarts or dine with Cinderella, Fodor's Walt Disney World 2015 provides everything they need to know. Color photos and features highlight the best of the theme parks, area hotels and restaurants, golf courses and spas, and Tampa/St. Pete.

Oct 21, 2014
Fodor's Berlin by Bradley, Kimberly, author.

Fodor's Berlin

Describes points of interest in Berlin, offers advice on shopping and sightseeing, and recommends museums, markets, walking tours, accomodations, and restaurants.

Oct 20, 2014
Folds in fashion - the art of pleating in clothing design and construction by Prieto, Rosa García, author.

Folds in fashion - the art of pleating in clothing design and construction

Detailed instructions for professional dressmakers, designers, wtailors and experienced home sewers for making 24 basic projects that create sophisticated embellishments for contemporary fashion pieces. Only basic sewing tools are required.

Oct 21, 2014
Foods for health - choose and use the very best foods for your family and our planet by Seaver, Barton.

Foods for health - choose and use the very best foods for your family and our planet

Oct 20, 2014
Forgiveness Forgiveness by Mccrae, Shane

Forgiveness Forgiveness

Oct 17, 2014
Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln by Brookhiser, Richard.

Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln

Oct 20, 2014
Foxfire 12 - war stories, Cherokee traditions, summer camps, square dancing, crafts, and more affairs of plain living by

Foxfire 12 - war stories, Cherokee traditions, summer camps, square dancing, crafts, and more affairs of plain living

A collection of thirty-three writings on life in southern Appalachia, including profiles of craftsmen, World War I and II veterans, and other unique figures; Cherokee stories; memoirs of summer camp and learning to square dance; and instructions for several craft projects.

Oct 15, 2014
Fragrant - the secret life of scent by Aftel, Mandy.

Fragrant - the secret life of scent

"From a trailblazer in natural perfumery comes a celebration of our most potent sense: scent. Through five major players in the epic of aroma (cinnamon, mint, frankincense, ambergris, and jasmine) Mandy Aftel explores the profound connection between our sense of smell and the appetites that move us, give us pleasure, and make us fully alive. Includes recipes for easy-to-make fragrances and edible, drinkable, and useful concoctions that reveal the imaginative possibilities of creating with--and r

Oct 20, 2014
Frida & Diego - art, love, life by Reef, Catherine, author.

Frida & Diego - art, love, life

A biography exploring the tumultuous lives, marriage, and work of the artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is illustrated with archival photos and full-color reproductions.

Oct 16, 2014
Garlic, an edible biography - the history, politics, and mythology behind the world's most pungent food - with over 100 recipes / Robin Cherry. by Cherry, Robin.

Garlic, an edible biography - the history, politics, and mythology behind the world's most pungent food - with over 100 recipes / Robin Cherry.

"Garlic weaves a colorful, engaging story about one of the world's timeless ingredients--perfect for food lovers, devoted eaters, and readers of culinary narrative. Garlic is the Lord Byron of produce, a lusty rogue that charms and seduces you, but runs off before dawn leaving a bad taste in your mouth. Called everything from "rustic cure-all" to "Russian penicillin," "Bronx vanilla," and "Italian perfume," garlic has been loved, worshiped, and despised throughout history. Robin C

Oct 17, 2014
Gay Berlin - birthplace of a modern identity by Beachy, Robert.

Gay Berlin - birthplace of a modern identity

"A detailed historical look at the surprising ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity"--

Oct 17, 2014
Generous spaciousness - responding to gay Christians in the church by VanderWal-Gritter, Wendy, 1970-

Generous spaciousness - responding to gay Christians in the church

Committed Christians may respond differently to gay and lesbian Christians. How can we engage those with whom we might disagree and navigate our journey together in a way that nurtures unity, hospitality, humility, and justice? Through her extensive experience in ministering to gay and lesbian Christians, Wendy VanderWal-Gritter has come to believe we need a new paradigm for how the church engages those in the sexual minority. She encourages generous spaciousness, a hope-filled, relational way f

Oct 20, 2014
Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries - the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment by Shachtman, Tom, 1942-

Gentlemen scientists and revolutionaries - the Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment

Explores the scientific pursuits and discoveries of the Founding Fathers, from George Washington's embrace of an experimental vaccination for smallpox that saved the American army in 1777 to Thomas Paine's many inventions, including the first-ever iron span bridge. --Publisher's description.

Oct 15, 2014
Get unstuck, be unstoppable by Burton, Valorie, 1973-

Get unstuck, be unstoppable

Oct 20, 2014
GI brides - the wartime girls who crossed the Atlantic for love by Barrett, Duncan, author.

GI brides - the wartime girls who crossed the Atlantic for love

"Worn down by years of war and hardship, girls like Sylvia, Margaret, and Gwendolyn were thrilled when American GI's arrived in Britain with their exotic accents, handsome uniforms and aura of Hollywood glamor. Others, like Rae, who distrusted the Yanks, were eventually won over by their easy charm. So when VE Day finally came, for the 70,000 women who'd become GI brides, it was tinged with sadness--it meant leaving their homeland behind to follow their husbands across the Atlantic. And the long

Oct 17, 2014
God's planet by Gingerich, Owen.

God's planet

Oct 21, 2014
God's traitors - terror and faith in Elizabethan England by Childs, Jessie, 1976-

God's traitors - terror and faith in Elizabethan England

Oct 17, 2014
Good and cheap- eat well on $4/day by Brown, Leanne

Good and cheap- eat well on $4/day

"I think everyone should eat great food every day. Eating well means learning to cook. It means banishing the mindset that preparing daily meals is a huge chore or takes tremendous skill." -- Author's website.

Oct 15, 2014
Hand in hand - the beauty of God's sovereignty and meaningful human choice by Alcorn, Randy C.

Hand in hand - the beauty of God's sovereignty and meaningful human choice

Oct 21, 2014
Happy @ work - 60 simple ways to stay engaged and be successful by Donovan, Jim, 1946 June 11-

Happy @ work - 60 simple ways to stay engaged and be successful

"Tips, advice, and practices to help employees find happiness, fulfillment, and productivity in the workplace, illustrated with vignettes drawn from the author's career and consulting practice"--

Oct 15, 2014
Head to heart - mindfulness moments for every day by Madson, Jenifer.

Head to heart - mindfulness moments for every day

"Madson captures the heart of the simple. These daily thoughts can emphatically change any moment in any one's life. Each day's suggestion is captured in the simplicity of the thought; making it magical, joyful, meaningful and doable. "Awakening think of it as something we need to do every day; it is a process, a gradual awareness and growing insight," Madson writes. Practice awakening to: generate more compassion or love, create an unshakable sense of well-being better understand your mind and

Oct 15, 2014
Healthy running step by step - self-guided methods for injury-free running- training, technique, nutrition, rehab by Forster, Robert, 1957-

Healthy running step by step - self-guided methods for injury-free running- training, technique, nutrition, rehab

Healthy Running Step by Step will help runners of all ages and abilities understand why running injuries occur, how to prevent them, and how to speed up recovery. Injuries plague the majority of runners, wrecking training plans and cutting running careers short by decades, but they are not inevitable.

Oct 17, 2014
Heaven at home - establishing and enjoying a peaceful home by Plowman, Ginger.

Heaven at home - establishing and enjoying a peaceful home

Oct 20, 2014
Hello, my name is awesome - how to create brand names that stick by Watkins, Alexandra, author.

Hello, my name is awesome - how to create brand names that stick

"Naming a business or product has always been challenging--and sometimes costly--for entrepreneurs and inventors, but it's one of the most important decisions they have to make. Alexandra Watkins presents a foolproof model that anyone can use to create and evaluate brand names like a pro"--

Oct 15, 2014
Heroes of the comics by Friedman, Drew, 1958- author, artist.

Heroes of the comics

Friedman features portraits of the pioneering legends of American comic books. Each drawing is accompanied by a one-page synopsis of their life and work.

Oct 17, 2014
Hijacking the runway - how celebrities are stealing the spotlight from fashion designers by Agins, Teri.

Hijacking the runway - how celebrities are stealing the spotlight from fashion designers

" A fascinating chronicle of how celebrity has inundated the world of fashion, realigning the forces that drive both the styles we covet and the bottom lines of the biggest names in luxury apparel. From Coco Chanel's iconic tweed suits to the miniskirt's surprising comeback in the late 1980s, fashion houses reigned for decades as the arbiters of style and dictators of trends. Hollywood stars have always furthered fashion's cause of seducing the masses into buying designers' clothes, acting as li

Oct 17, 2014
Hip pressure cooking - fast, fresh, and flavorful by Pazzaglia, Laura D. A., author.

Hip pressure cooking - fast, fresh, and flavorful

"Hip Pressure Cooking offers over 240 surefire recipes for all types of food. The range is astounding, including sections on cooking with ingredients like eggs, and the special cooking techniques Laura has developed and perfected over the years. The emphasis on fresh ingredients is sure to appeal to today's modern consumer. Additionally Laura shares her in-depth knowledge about the basic operation of your pressure cooker, walking you through reading the pressure signal, removing the pressure val

Oct 15, 2014
History of international fashion by Grumbach, Didier

History of international fashion

Oct 21, 2014
House of spirits and whispers - the true story of a haunted house by Wilder, Annie, 1961-

House of spirits and whispers - the true story of a haunted house

Oct 16, 2014
How Adam Smith can change your life - an unexpected guide to human nature and happiness by Roberts, Russell, 1953-

How Adam Smith can change your life - an unexpected guide to human nature and happiness

"How the insights of an 18th century economist can help us live better in the 21st century Adam Smith became famous for The Wealth of Nations, but the Scottish economist also cared deeply about our moral choices and behavior--the subjects of his other brilliant book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759). Now, economist Russ Roberts shows why Smith's neglected work might be the greatest self-help book you've never read. Roberts explores Smith's unique and fascinating approach to fundamental ques

Oct 15, 2014
How the heather looks - a joyous journey to the British sources of children's books by Bodger, Joan.

How the heather looks - a joyous journey to the British sources of children's books

Oct 20, 2014
How to be a Victorian - a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life by Goodman, Ruth, 1963-

How to be a Victorian - a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life

Oct 17, 2014
How to sit by Nhất Hạnh, Thích, author.

How to sit

Oct 17, 2014
How to speak money - what the money people say-- and what it really means by Lanchester, John, author.

How to speak money - what the money people say-- and what it really means

Discusses how the world of finance and economics really works, from the terms and conditions of personal checking accounts to the deliberate concealments of bankers, and explains hundreds of common economic terms.

Oct 20, 2014
How to survive a sharknado and other unnatural disasters - fight back when monsters and mother nature attack by Shaffer, Andrew.

How to survive a sharknado and other unnatural disasters - fight back when monsters and mother nature attack

A guide to surviving an attack by B-movie monsters and unnatural disasters provides all the life-saving information readers will need to weather a post-apocalyptic world overridden by dangerous creatures.

Oct 17, 2014
I only know who I am when I am somebody else - my life on the street, on the stage, and in the movies by Aiello, Danny, 1933- author.

I only know who I am when I am somebody else - my life on the street, on the stage, and in the movies

The actor reminisces about his Hollywood years, tracing his brushes with the law, military service, long-time marriage, and contributions to such films as "Do the Right Thing," "The Godfather, Part II," and "Moonstruck."

Oct 18, 2014
Information Doesn't Want to Be Free - Laws for the Internet Age by Doctorow, Cory/ Palmer, Amanda (INT)/ Gaiman, Neil (INT)

Information Doesn't Want to Be Free - Laws for the Internet Age

Oct 17, 2014
Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory - the Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket, and Roald Dahl's Greatest Creation by Mangan, Lucy.

Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory - the Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket, and Roald Dahl's Greatest Creation

Explores the lasting legacy of Roald Dahl's popular book, examining the development of the original story and characters, its social history, and the varying film and stage adaptations.

Oct 17, 2014
Insurrections of the mind - 100 years of politics and culture in America by

Insurrections of the mind - 100 years of politics and culture in America

Essays collected from ten decades of the New Republic explore pivotal issues of modern America.

Oct 17, 2014
Intern - a doctor's initiation by Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-

Intern - a doctor's initiation

A cardiologist offers an account of his internship and residency at a busy New York City hospital, detailing the brutal hours in a medical establishment that seems to place patients' concerns last, as well as his own experiences on the other side as a patient himself.

Oct 21, 2014
Intern - a doctor's initiation by Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-

Intern - a doctor's initiation

A cardiologist offers an account of his internship and residency at a busy New York City hospital, detailing the brutal hours in a medical establishment that seems to place patients' concerns last, as well as his own experiences on the other side as a patient himself.

Oct 17, 2014
Interrupted - when Jesus wrecks your comfortable Chrisitianity by Hatmaker, Jen, author.

Interrupted - when Jesus wrecks your comfortable Chrisitianity

Hatmaker was far too busy doing church than being church, even as a pastor's wife. She discovered she had missed the point. Snatching Jen from the grip of her consumer life, God began asking her questions like, "What is really the point of My Church? What have I really asked of you?" Christ brought Jen and her family to a place of living on mission by leading them through Scripture, and walking together with them on the path. She invites readers to take a similar journey.

Oct 16, 2014
Jewelry for all seasons - 24 bead and wire designs inspired by nature by Alford, Linzi, author.

Jewelry for all seasons - 24 bead and wire designs inspired by nature

Features 24 step-by-step projects of varying difficulty, appealing to a range of abilities. This title includes all the practical knowledge needed to get started. It also includes inspirational photographs shot in the scenic Lake District.

Oct 15, 2014
Jubal Early - Robert E. Lee's bad old man by Cooling, Benjamin Franklin, III, 1938-

Jubal Early - Robert E. Lee's bad old man

Oct 17, 2014
Kandinsky - a retrospective by

Kandinsky - a retrospective

Oct 21, 2014
Kandinsky- a retrospective by Lampe, Angela

Kandinsky- a retrospective

Oct 17, 2014
Knitting wizardry - 27 spellbinding projects by

Knitting wizardry - 27 spellbinding projects

27 knitting patterns inspired by wizards, witches, and magical creatures.

Oct 16, 2014
Knowledge is beautiful by McCandless, David.

Knowledge is beautiful

"In this sequel to the bestselling book The Visual Miscellaneum, author David McCandless uses stunning and unique visuals to reveal unexpected insights into how the world really works. Every day, every hour, every minute we are bombarded with information, from television, from newspapers, from the Internet, we're steeped in it. We need a way to relate to it. Enter David McCandless and his stunning infographics, simple, elegant ways to interact with information too complex or abstract to grasp an

Oct 21, 2014
Latino America - how America's most dynamic population is poised to transform the politics of the nation by Barreto, Matt A., author.

Latino America - how America's most dynamic population is poised to transform the politics of the nation

Oct 17, 2014
Leningrad - siege and symphony by Moynahan, Brian, 1941-

Leningrad - siege and symphony

Oct 20, 2014
Letters to an atheist - wrestling with faith by Kreeft, Peter, author.

Letters to an atheist - wrestling with faith

Oct 17, 2014
Lincoln - an intimate portrait. by

Lincoln - an intimate portrait.

Oct 17, 2014
Lincoln and the power of the press - the war for public opinion by Holzer, Harold.

Lincoln and the power of the press - the war for public opinion

Oct 17, 2014
Live from New York - the complete, uncensored history of Saturday night live as told by its stars, writers, and guests by Shales, Tom, author.

Live from New York - the complete, uncensored history of Saturday night live as told by its stars, writers, and guests

A history of the long-running television series draws on backstage anecdotes and uncensored reminiscences to create an oral history of "Saturday Night Live."

Oct 17, 2014
Living a course in miracles - an essential guide to the classic text by Mundy, Jon.

Living a course in miracles - an essential guide to the classic text

"Looking to more deeply understand A Course in Miracles and apply its lessons into your daily life? Jon Mundy will guide you through the Course, an influential form of spiritual self-study that has sold more than million copies and is currently available in eighteen languages. In this book, he illuminates the most central teachings of the Course, enabling anyone to tap into and live its wisdom."--Cover.

Oct 15, 2014
Losing patience - the problems, alarms and psychological issues of shaken baby syndrome by Peinkofer, J. (Jim)

Losing patience - the problems, alarms and psychological issues of shaken baby syndrome

"All it takes is two or three violent shakes, in as little as five seconds, by an angry parent or caregiver to punish or quiet a crying child. Shaken Baby syndrome (DBD) is the leading cause of abuse-related deaths among infants. nearly one-third of shaken babies die; 80 percent of the survivors suffer permanent brain damage. James Peinkofer, an expert on Shaken Baby Syndrome, provides a major study of famous and recent cases (Virginia Jaspers, Patience Gill, Louise Woodward) and the key medical

Oct 21, 2014
Loving Yourself to Great Health - Thoughts & Food-the Ultimate Diet by Hay, Louise/ Khadro, Ahlea/ Dane, Heather

Loving Yourself to Great Health - Thoughts & Food-the Ultimate Diet

Oct 21, 2014
Madness and memory - the discovery of prions--a new biological principle of disease by Prusiner, Stanley B., 1942- author.

Madness and memory - the discovery of prions--a new biological principle of disease

The author, a 1997 recipient of the Noble Prize in medicine, describes the years he spent researching and demonstrating how the infectious proteins known as prions were responsible for brain diseases and how his theory has now become widely accepted in the science establishment.

Oct 15, 2014
Make it stick - the science of successful learning by Brown, Peter C.

Make it stick - the science of successful learning

"To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners. Memory plays a central role in our ability to

Oct 20, 2014
Make the most of your time on Earth - the rough guide to the world. by

Make the most of your time on Earth - the rough guide to the world.

Oct 20, 2014
Managing cover crops profitably by

Managing cover crops profitably

Oct 20, 2014
Mastering my mistakes in the kitchen - learning to cook with 65 great chefs and over 100 delicious recipes by Cowin, Dana.

Mastering my mistakes in the kitchen - learning to cook with 65 great chefs and over 100 delicious recipes

"An uproarious, inspiring cookbook from the longtime editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, in which the first lady of food spills the secret of her culinary ineptitude, while learning--finally--to cook, side-by-side with some of the greatest chefs working today..."-- From dust jacket.

Oct 20, 2014
Me, myself, and us - the science of personality and the art of well-being by Little, Brian R.

Me, myself, and us - the science of personality and the art of well-being

"In the past few decades, personality psychology has made considerable progress in raising new questions about human nature--and providing some provocative answers. New scientific research has transformed old ideas about personality based on the theories of Freud, Jung, and the humanistic psychologies of the nineteen sixties, which gave rise to the simplistic categorizations of the Meyer-Briggs Inventory and the 'enneagream'. But the general public still knows little about the new science and wh

Oct 20, 2014
Mennonite girls can cook by

Mennonite girls can cook

Oct 21, 2014
Millennial money - how young investors can build a fortune by O'Shaughnessy, Patrick, 1985-

Millennial money - how young investors can build a fortune

"Fact: the Millennial Generation will not be able to rely on pensions and social security in retirement. Instead, they will have to save and invest in the global stock market to meet their goals. When it comes to thinking about money, Millennials are, as a generation, different from their parents. They are skeptical of expert advice, yet more committed than baby boomers to passing wealth on to future generations. To build wealth, young people must start investing early and buck conventional mark

Oct 20, 2014
Mindfulness by Burk, Domyo Sater, author.

Mindfulness

Oct 15, 2014
Money - Master the Game- 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom by Robbins, Tony

Money - Master the Game- 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

Oct 17, 2014
More awesome than money - four boys and their heroic quest to save your privacy from Facebook by Dwyer, Jim, 1957-

More awesome than money - four boys and their heroic quest to save your privacy from Facebook

"Four NYU undergrads wanted to build a social network that would allow users to control what they shared about themselves. They were hoping to raised 10k in 30 days and their project was called Diaspora. Their 2010 Kickstarter campaign ended the first day with three backers. They raised 20 times their goal and had support from around the world. But as the months wore on and the money wore out, they couldn't get there--coding failures, bad business decisions, over-reach and under-organization, an

Oct 20, 2014
Motherhood smotherhood - fighting back against the lactivists, mompetitions, germophobes, and so-called experts who are driving us crazy by Keith, J. J. author.

Motherhood smotherhood - fighting back against the lactivists, mompetitions, germophobes, and so-called experts who are driving us crazy

Oct 15, 2014
Mr. Hockey - my story by Howe, Gordie, 1928- author.

Mr. Hockey - my story

A personal account by the hockey Hall of Famer traces his Depression-era childhood, record-setting career and enduring relationships with his wife and children.

Oct 17, 2014
My drunk kitchen - a guide to eating, drinking & going with your gut by Hart, Hannah, author.

My drunk kitchen - a guide to eating, drinking & going with your gut

One day Hart, a bored New York City transplant, decided to make a fake cooking show for a friend back in California. In her book, she presents a collection of stories, drawings, drink recommendations, cooking tips, and recipes to make and enjoy between drinks. The result is a hilarious -- and surprisingly useful -- reminder to enjoy life, and that together we can make it through.

Oct 16, 2014
My prairie cookbook - memories and frontier food from my little house to yours by Gilbert, Melissa, 1964- author.

My prairie cookbook - memories and frontier food from my little house to yours

"I spent ten years enveloped in the comfort of the cast and crew of Little House on the Prairie. We shared so much-- laughter, tears, and many meal, both on-screen and off. This book is filled with my memories and photos from those years, plus the recipes that I love."--Back cover.

Oct 16, 2014
Mystics and Zen masters by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

Mystics and Zen masters

A Christian monk explains the elements of Zen spirituality and mysticism on the basis of his personal studies and experiences

Oct 17, 2014
Nature-speak - signs, omens and messages in nature by Andrews, Ted, 1952-

Nature-speak - signs, omens and messages in nature

"Learning to read the signs and messages of Nature is one of the easiest and most rewarding of the spiritual and divinatory arts and 'Nature-Speak' teaches this ability."--

Oct 16, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris - choose your own autobiography by Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973-

Neil Patrick Harris - choose your own autobiography

The Emmy Award-winning star of How I Met Your Mother shares his experiences as a child star, Broadway performer and father in an over-the-top, humorous account creatively designed in the style of the popular interactive adventure series.

Oct 20, 2014
New Brazilian house by Bradbury, Dominic, author.

New Brazilian house

This book presents a range of beautiful and original Brazilian houses building on the country's potent legacy of modernist tropical architecture. Brazil is a country blessed with natural beauty and the buzz of megalopolises and resorts. Amid glamorous beaches and lush tropical vegetation, contemporary Brazilian architects are establishing a global reputation through house and hotel design that combines a bold contemporary aesthetic with a uniquely Brazilian sensibility.Organized into three secti

Oct 16, 2014
New England by

New England

Oct 21, 2014
New England by Berman, Eleanor, 1934- author.

New England

Describes highlights of each region of New England; recommends hotels, restaurants, shops, and tourist sites; and suggests itineraries, scenic routes, and thematic tours.

Oct 17, 2014
New MCAT - Medical College Admission Test by Cutts, Jay, author.

New MCAT - Medical College Admission Test

Oct 21, 2014
No Land's Man - A Perilous Journey Through Romance, Islam, and Brunch by Mandvi, Aasif

No Land's Man - A Perilous Journey Through Romance, Islam, and Brunch

Oct 17, 2014
Nocturne - creatures of the night by Scott, Traer.

Nocturne - creatures of the night

Oct 15, 2014
Off course - inside the mad, muddy world of obstacle course racing by Beresini, Erin.

Off course - inside the mad, muddy world of obstacle course racing

Oct 20, 2014
Olivia - the biography of Olivia Newton-John by Ewbank, Tim.

Olivia - the biography of Olivia Newton-John

Chronicles the life of the singer and actress most well-known for her role in the film "Grease," discussing her career, battle against breast cancer, and relationship with her daughter.

Oct 15, 2014
On the path to enlightenment - heart advice from the great Tibetan masters by Ricard, Matthieu

On the path to enlightenment - heart advice from the great Tibetan masters

"This anthology reflects the different stages of the spiritual journey in the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, as told through a dynamic selection of teachings from the great masters of all times. Best-selling author Matthieu Ricard was inspired to put together this compilation by a meeting he had with the Tibetan spiritual master Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, who told the author, "When one realizes the depth of view of the various schools of Tibetan Buddhism and we see also that they all lead to the s

Oct 21, 2014
Once upon a knit - 28 Grimm and glamorous fairytale projects by Miller, Genevieve, 1969-

Once upon a knit - 28 Grimm and glamorous fairytale projects

"Iconic fairy-tale characters from storybooks, movies, and television inspire this collection of magical knitting patterns perfect for modern knights, villains, and princesses. Once again, Genevieve Miller taps a wide range of contributors (from knitwear designers to students) to create a collection of 28 wearables, accessories, and toys that can be knit for adults or kids. Inspired by the recent resurgence of fairy-tale and fantasy characters, these projects draw from classic stories as well as

Oct 16, 2014
One pot - 120+ easy meals from your skillet, slow cooker, stockpot, and more by

One pot - 120+ easy meals from your skillet, slow cooker, stockpot, and more

You can simplify dinnertime-- and cleanup!-- with these one-pot recipes everyone will love. This collection will help you add savory new dishes to your weekly rotation, streamline your meals, and satisfy the people you share them with.

Oct 17, 2014
One woman 100 faces by Tolot, Alberto, photographer.

One woman 100 faces

Oct 16, 2014
Ovenly - sweet & salty recipes from New York's most creative bakery by Kulaga, Agatha.

Ovenly - sweet & salty recipes from New York's most creative bakery

The New York award-winning bakery -- known for their Bloody Mary Scones, Pear and Sour Cherry Cardamom Pie and Caramel Bacon Hot Tarts -- showcases their best experimentation-friendly recipes, along with tips, anecdotes, advice and full-color photos. Publisher's description.

Oct 15, 2014
Paleo dog - give your best friend a long life, healthy weight, and freedom from illness by nurturing his inner wolf by Hofve, Jean.

Paleo dog - give your best friend a long life, healthy weight, and freedom from illness by nurturing his inner wolf

A guide to providing canines with a more protein-and-fat-heavy paleo diet helps readers assess their dogs' diets, and also includes information on training, exercise, massage, and other alternative therapies.

Oct 21, 2014
Pandora's DNA - tracing the breast cancer genes through history, science, and one family tree by Stark, Lizzie.

Pandora's DNA - tracing the breast cancer genes through history, science, and one family tree

"Would you cut out your healthy breasts and ovaries if you thought it might save your life? That's not a theoretical question for journalist Lizzie Stark's relatives, who grapple with the horrific legacy of cancer built into the family DNA. It is a BRCA mutation that has robbed most of her female relatives of breasts, ovaries, peace of mind, or life itself. In Pandora's DNA, Stark uses her family's experience to frame a larger story about the so-called breast cancer genes, exploring the morass o

Oct 17, 2014
Patent it yourself [2014] - your step-by-step guide to filing at the U.S. patent office by Pressman, David, 1937- author.

Patent it yourself [2014] - your step-by-step guide to filing at the U.S. patent office

Oct 15, 2014
Path between the seas- the creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914 by McCullough, David

Path between the seas- the creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914

Oct 17, 2014
Penguins - The Ultimate Guide by De Roy, Tui/ Jones, Mark/ Cornthwaite, Julie

Penguins - The Ultimate Guide

Oct 21, 2014
People tools for business - 50 strategies for building success, creating wealth, and finding happiness by Fox, Alan C.

People tools for business - 50 strategies for building success, creating wealth, and finding happiness

"Author of People Tools follows up his first book describing simple strategies for success in our daily lives with more advice that focuses on achieving success in business"--

Oct 20, 2014
Peru by Blacker, Maryanne, author.

Peru

Oct 17, 2014
Peter Reinhart's whole grain breads - new techniques, extraordinary flavor by Reinhart, Peter.

Peter Reinhart's whole grain breads - new techniques, extraordinary flavor

Provides guidance for making one's own whole grain bread, covering topics such as the wheat kernel, enzymes, and the process of delayed fermentation, and presents fifty-five recipes for whole grain sandwich, hearth, and specialty breads as well as bagels, crackers, and other items.

Oct 20, 2014
Playing big - find your voice, your mission, your message by Mohr, Tara, 1968-

Playing big - find your voice, your mission, your message

Oct 17, 2014
Plenty more - vibrant vegetable cooking from London's Ottolenghi by Ottolenghi, Yotam.

Plenty more - vibrant vegetable cooking from London's Ottolenghi

Oct 20, 2014
Post-photography - the artist with a camera by Shore, Robert (Robert M.), author.

Post-photography - the artist with a camera

The real world is full of cameras; the virtual world is full of images. Where does all this photographic activity leave the artist-photographer? Post-Photography tries to answer that question by investigating the exciting new language of photographic image-making that is emerging in the digital age of anything-is-possible and everything-has-been-done-before.

Oct 17, 2014
Powerful Paleo superfoods - the best primal-friendly foods for burning fat, building muscle, and optimal health by Connell, Heather.

Powerful Paleo superfoods - the best primal-friendly foods for burning fat, building muscle, and optimal health

Oct 20, 2014
Primal teams - harnessing the power of emotions to fuel extraordinary performance by Barretta, Jackie.

Primal teams - harnessing the power of emotions to fuel extraordinary performance

Oct 17, 2014
Pro - reclaiming abortion rights by Pollitt, Katha, author.

Pro - reclaiming abortion rights

Oct 20, 2014
Rasputin - a short life by Welch, Frances, 1957-

Rasputin - a short life

"Told with humor, intrigue, and a shrewd eye for detail, this riveting short biography sheds much-needed light on the life of nineteenth-century Russian icon Grigory Rasputin. Grigory Rasputin, a Siberian peasant turned mystic and court sage, was as fascinating as he was unfathomable. He played the role of the simple man, eating with his fingers and boasting, 'I don't even know the ABC.' But, as the only person able to relieve the symptoms of hemophilia in the Tsar's heir Alexei, he gained almo

Oct 17, 2014
Real good church - how our church came back from the dead, and yours can, too by Baskette, Molly Phinney, 1970-

Real good church - how our church came back from the dead, and yours can, too

Oct 20, 2014
Reversible scarves - curing the wrong side blues by Knight, Audrey.

Reversible scarves - curing the wrong side blues

The author presents more than 25 different examples of reversible stitch patterns for scarves, as well as how to build reversible stitch patterns for other knitwear.

Oct 20, 2014
Revolution by Brand, Russell, 1975-

Revolution

"Are you fed up with the status quo? Do you ask yourself why 1% of the world owns nearly half the wealth? Are you appalled that in a year of recession, banker's bonuses rose by around 64%? Does it anger you that multi-million dollar corporations pay hardly any tax? Do you trust your government? Always insightful, irreverent but funny, Russell Brand is asking the questions the public wants answered. This is his call to arms. This is Russell Brand's Revolution"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
Ring of steel - Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War I, the people's war by Watson, Alexander, 1979- author.

Ring of steel - Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War I, the people's war

Oct 15, 2014
Robin Robertson's Vegan Without Borders - Easy Everyday Meals from Around the World by Robertson, Robin/ Remington, Sara (PHT)

Robin Robertson's Vegan Without Borders - Easy Everyday Meals from Around the World

Oct 21, 2014
Rookie smarts - why learning beats knowing in the new game of work by Wiseman, Liz, author.

Rookie smarts - why learning beats knowing in the new game of work

Leadership expert Liz Wiseman argues that the most successful rookies are hunter-gatherers, cautious but quick like firewalkers, and hungry and relentless like frontiersmen. Most importantly, she identifies a breed of leaders she refers to as 'perpetual rookies.' Despite years of experience, they retain their rookie smarts, thinking and operating with the mindsets and practices of these high-performing rookies.

Oct 20, 2014
Saving the places we love - paths to environmental stewardship by Tillman, Ned, author.

Saving the places we love - paths to environmental stewardship

Oct 15, 2014
School of fish by Pollinger, Ben.

School of fish

"From the acclaimed executive chef of a Michelin-starred seafood restaurant comes a comprehensive, beautifully designed guide to cooking fish, for home cooks of all skill levels. School of Fish is an all-encompassing culinary education in one handy--not to mention gorgeously photographed--cookbook. Ben Pollinger, executive chef of upscale Manhattan restaurant Oceana, distills years of experience working in some of the world's best restaurants in this no-nonsense book that demystifies the art of

Oct 16, 2014
Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll by Bebergal, Peter, author.

Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll

"From the hoodoo-inspired sounds of Elvis Presley to the Eastern odysseys of George Harrison, from the dark dalliances of Led Zeppelin to the Masonic imagery of today's hip-hop scene, the occult has long breathed life into rock and hip-hop--and, indeed, esoteric and supernatural traditions are a key ingredient behind the emergence and development of rock and roll ... [and in this book] writer and critic Peter Bebergal illuminates this web of influences"--Amazon.com.

Oct 21, 2014
Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll by Bebergal, Peter, author.

Season of the witch - how the occult saved rock and roll

Oct 17, 2014
Second childhood by Howe, Fanny, author.

Second childhood

Fanny Howe's poetry is known for its lyricism, fragmentation, experimentation, religious engagement, and commitment to social justice. In Second Childhood, the observing poet is an impersonal figure who accompanies Howe in her encounters with chance and mystery. She is not one age or the other, in one time or another.

Oct 17, 2014
Selected poems, 1970-2007 / Selected Poems 1970-2007 by Violi, Paul, 1944-2011.

Selected poems, 1970-2007 / Selected Poems 1970-2007

Oct 17, 2014
Shakespeare's freedom by Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943-

Shakespeare's freedom

Shakespeare lived in a world of absolutes, of claims for the absolute authority of scripture, monarch, and God, and the authority of fathers over wives and children, the old over the young, and the gentle over the baseborn. The author shows that Shakespeare was strikingly averse to such absolutes and constantly probed the possibility of freedom from them. Again and again, Shakespeare confounds the designs and pretensions of kings, generals, and churchmen. His aversion to absolutes even leads him

Oct 15, 2014
Sherry - a modern guide to the wine world's best-kept secret, with cocktails and recipes by Baiocchi, Talia.

Sherry - a modern guide to the wine world's best-kept secret, with cocktails and recipes

Oct 17, 2014
Song of Spider-Man - the inside story of the most controversial musical in Broadway history by Berger, Glen, author.

Song of Spider-Man - the inside story of the most controversial musical in Broadway history

Playwright Glen Berger's hilarious memoir of a theatrical dream--or nightmare--come true with a cast of characters including renowned director Julie Taymor and two superstar rock legends U2's Bono and Edge.

Oct 15, 2014
Soup for two - small-batch recipes for one, two, or a few by Pruess, Joanna, author.

Soup for two - small-batch recipes for one, two, or a few

Oct 15, 2014
Spanish demystified by Petrow, Jenny.

Spanish demystified

A step-by-step guide through the key fundamentals of the Spanish language covers everyday topics and conversational expressions and includes an audio CD to provide oral practice and pronunciation basics.

Oct 20, 2014
Special deluxe - [a memoir of life & cars] by Young, Neil, 1945- author.

Special deluxe - [a memoir of life & cars]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee traces his six-decade career through the cars he has owned, discussing how they are reflecting new understandings about the environmental impact of automobiles.

Oct 17, 2014
Spiritual law - the essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence by Hill, Joanna V.

Spiritual law - the essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence

Oct 20, 2014
Stonewalled - My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington by Attkisson, Sharyl

Stonewalled - My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington

Oct 17, 2014
Stories of my life by Paterson, Katherine, author.

Stories of my life

"From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books"--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
Strike! - the farm workers' fight for their rights by Brimner, Larry Dane.

Strike! - the farm workers' fight for their rights

A history of Cesar Chavez and the farm workers movement.

Oct 16, 2014
Sunday suppers - recipes, gatherings by Mordechai, Karen, author.

Sunday suppers - recipes, gatherings

Oct 20, 2014
Superstorm - nine days inside Hurricane Sandy by Miles, Kathryn, 1974- author.

Superstorm - nine days inside Hurricane Sandy

" The first complete moment-by-moment account of the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded-a hurricane like no other. The sky was lit by a full moon on October 29, 2012, but nobody on the eastern seaboard of the United States could see it. Everything had been consumed by cloud. The storm's immensity caught the attention of scientists on the International Space Station. Even from there, it seemed almost limitless: 1.8 million square feet of tightly coiled bands so huge they filled the windo

Oct 20, 2014
Surprised by joy - the shape of my early life ; The four loves by Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.

Surprised by joy - the shape of my early life ; The four loves

Oct 15, 2014
Sweet - our best cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more by

Sweet - our best cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more

This collection of recipes, taken from the pages of Food Network Magazine, includes over-the-top brownies, super fun cupcakes, show-off layer cakes, one-of-a-kind cookies, and much more. Each recipes has been triple-tested, and there are ideas for every occasion.

Oct 16, 2014
Swimming with warlords - a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War by Sites, Kevin, author.

Swimming with warlords - a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War

In this electrifying first-person account, journatist and author Kevin Sites goes deep into the geopolitical morass of Afghanistan to emerge with critical insights into both a people and a war that few truly comprehend.

Oct 20, 2014
Sylvia - queen of the headhunters - an eccentric Englishwoman and her lost kingdom by Eade, Philip.

Sylvia - queen of the headhunters - an eccentric Englishwoman and her lost kingdom

Documents the story of the world's first white Ranee, the controversial consort of Sir Vyner Brooke, covering her relationship with her family, her role as her husband's private secretary, her decadence, and her literary achievements.

Oct 16, 2014
Take command - lessons in leadership - how to be a first responder in business by Wood, Jake, 1983- author.

Take command - lessons in leadership - how to be a first responder in business

Explores "the ability to have clarity of mind and purpose when surrounded by chaos, to operate at peak performance under risk, to be able to see clearly when others are blinded by fear--and act when others are paralyzed, to craft plans even with incomplete information, then execute those plans decisively while still being nimble and adaptable enough to iterate as the terrain changes, to deliver in the clutch, [and] to build teams with high impact, and then inspire those teams to follow you into

Oct 20, 2014
Tales for little rebels - a collection of radical children's literature by

Tales for little rebels - a collection of radical children's literature

From the Publisher: In 1912, a revolutionary chick cries, "Strike down the wall!" and liberates itself from the "egg state." In 1940, ostriches pull their heads out of the sand and unite to fight fascism. In 1972, Baby X grows up without a gender and is happy about it. Rather than teaching children to obey authority, to conform, or to seek redemption through prayer, twentieth-century leftists encouraged children to question the authority of those in power. Tales for Little Rebels collects forty-

Oct 16, 2014
Tantrums! - managing meltdowns in public and private by Phelan, Thomas W., 1943- author.

Tantrums! - managing meltdowns in public and private

Noting that of all the behavioral problems parents face from their children, temper tantrums may be the most upsetting, this handbook arms confused and frustrated parents with simple, easy-to-follow directions on how to best manage the problem and guide kids appropriately. Readers will learn the three main causes of temper tantrums, the true power of the "10-Second Rule," the anatomy of a typical tantrum, and the chief problems with attempting to reason with or distract a child. A sound and effe

Oct 15, 2014
The 21-day belly fix - the doctor-designed diet plan for a clean gut and a slimmer waist by Bhatia, Tasneem.

The 21-day belly fix - the doctor-designed diet plan for a clean gut and a slimmer waist

"A leading integrative physician shares a groundbreaking 21-day eating plan to shed pounds, accelerate metabolism, balance your digestive system, improve gut function, and feel better every day--without dieting! There are one hundred trillion reasons losing weight and staying healthy are so hard: That's the number of bacteria living in your digestive system--good bugs and bad that influence everything from how much fat you store to whether or not you'll get arthritis, diabetes, or Alzheimer's. A

Oct 17, 2014
The all new don't think of an elephant! - know your values and frame the debate by Lakoff, George.

The all new don't think of an elephant! - know your values and frame the debate

Oct 20, 2014
The Amazon way - 14 leadership principles behind the world's most disruptive company by Rossman, John, author.

The Amazon way - 14 leadership principles behind the world's most disruptive company

In just twenty years, Amazon.com has gone from a start-up internet bookseller to a global company revolutionizing and disrupting multiple industries, including retail, publishing, logistics, devices, apparel, and cloud computing. But what is at the heart of Amazon.com's rise to success? Is it the tens of millions of items in stock, the company's technological prowess, or the many customer service innovations like "one-click"? As a leader at Amazon who had a front-row seat during its formative ye

Oct 16, 2014
The art of the English murder by Worsley, Lucy, author.

The art of the English murder

Oct 17, 2014
The best American essays 2014 by

The best American essays 2014

Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2013 which were originally published in American periodicals.

Oct 15, 2014
The best American mystery stories 2014 by

The best American mystery stories 2014

Oct 15, 2014
The best American nonrequired reading 2014 by

The best American nonrequired reading 2014

In the basement of a small publishing house in San Francisco, fourteen high school students met weekly over the past year to read literary magazines, chapbooks, graphic novels, and many other things. This committee was assisted by a group of students that met in the basement of a robot shop in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Together these high schoolers selected the contents of The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014, a collection in which you can take a field trip to the moon, infiltrate a cult, spend

Oct 15, 2014
The best American science and nature writing 2014 by

The best American science and nature writing 2014

Oct 15, 2014
The best American travel writing 2014 by

The best American travel writing 2014

Presents an anthology of the best travel writing published in 2014, selected from magazines, newspapers, and web sites.

Oct 15, 2014
The birth of the pill - how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution by Eig, Jonathan, author.

The birth of the pill - how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution

Immersed in radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes, this is the fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.

Oct 20, 2014
The blind watchmaker - why the evidence of evolution reveals a universe without design by Dawkins, Richard, 1941-

The blind watchmaker - why the evidence of evolution reveals a universe without design

Oct 15, 2014
The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma by Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943- author.

The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

Oct 21, 2014
The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma by Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943- author.

The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

An expert on traumatic stress outlines an approach to healing, explaining how traumatic stress affects brain processes and how to use innovative treatments to reactivate the mind's abilities to trust, engage others, and experience pleasure.

Oct 17, 2014
The book of Jewish values - a day-by-day guide to ethical living by Telushkin, Joseph, 1948-

The book of Jewish values - a day-by-day guide to ethical living

Using the Bible and Talmud, this book is a manual on how to lead a decent, kind, and honest life in a morally complicated world.

Oct 16, 2014
The book of kale & friends - 14 easy-to-grow superfoods by Hanna, Sharon, 1948-, author.

The book of kale & friends - 14 easy-to-grow superfoods

"Following the success of her national bestseller, The Book of Kale, Sharon Hanna is back, teaming up with gardening editor Carol Pope, for even more fun with kale. There are good reasons why the Kale Revolution is growing -- this humble leafy green is one of the healthiest vegetables on earth, it thrives in winter and sweetens in the cold, it self-seeds, its flowers sustain bees, and it?s so easy to grow you will feel like a master gardener with almost no effort. With the seemingly limitless wa

Oct 17, 2014
The brewer's tale - a history of the world according to beer by Bostwick, William, author.

The brewer's tale - a history of the world according to beer

Oct 20, 2014
The chain - farm, factory, and the fate of our food by Genoways, Ted.

The chain - farm, factory, and the fate of our food

Oct 20, 2014
The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle by Baldwin, Peter, 1956- author.

The copyright wars - three centuries of trans-Atlantic battle

Oct 17, 2014
The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief by Connor, Alan.

The crossword century - 100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief

A British comic writer at The Guardian explores the history of the crossword puzzle, which made its debut in 1913 and went from being considered a menace to productivity to being used to recruit codebreakers by the military.

Oct 16, 2014
The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah by Falk, Marcia, author.

The days between - blessings, poems, and directions of the heart for the Jewish High Holiday season = Yamim she-ben le-ven - berakhot shiriim, ṿe-khavanot ha-lev la-ʻAśeret yeme teshuvah

Oct 17, 2014
The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle by Read, Anthony

The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle

Oct 21, 2014
The devils' alliance - Hitler's pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 by Moorhouse, Roger, author.

The devils' alliance - Hitler's pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

Oct 20, 2014
The diabetes breakthrough - based on a scientifically proven plan to lose weight and cut medications by Hamdy, Osama.

The diabetes breakthrough - based on a scientifically proven plan to lose weight and cut medications

"A senior Harvard Medical School diabetologist and top exercise physiologist share a proven and effective 12-week plan to reverse diabetes, lose weight and ditch the medication for good. "--

Oct 20, 2014
The dirt by Mötley Crüe (Musical group)

The dirt

Celebrate thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors' edition of The Dirt-the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity love affairs, rollercoaster drug addictions, and immortal music in Mötley Crüe books like Tommyland and The Heroin Diaries, but now the full spectrum of sin and success by Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, and Mick Mars is an op

Oct 21, 2014
The divine art of dying - how to live well while dying by Speerstra, Karen.

The divine art of dying - how to live well while dying

A guide to end-of-life decisions combines personal stories with research on palliative and hospice care.

Oct 17, 2014
The dogs were rescued (and so was I) by Rhyne, Teresa J, author.

The dogs were rescued (and so was I)

Relates the story of the author and her beagle, Seamus, who both overcame cancer and sought to find a healthier life, changing eating habits to come to a more compassionate lifestyle.

Oct 21, 2014
The elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase by Forsyth, Mark, author.

The elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase

Oct 17, 2014
The end of normal - the great crisis and the future of growth by Galbraith, James K.

The end of normal - the great crisis and the future of growth

"The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth, high unemployment, falling home values, chronic deficits, a deepening disaster in Europe--and a stale argument between two false solutions, "austerity" on one side and "stimulus" on the other. Both sides and practically all analyses of the crisis so far take for granted that the economic growth from the early 1950s until 2000--interrupted only by the troubled 1970s--represented a normal performance. From this perspective the crisi

Oct 17, 2014
The ethical vision of the Bible - learning good from knowing God by Gosnell, Peter W., 1956-

The ethical vision of the Bible - learning good from knowing God

The Ethical Vision of the Bible equips students and others with an interest in deepening their understanding of biblical ethics to listen carefully to the variety of ethical emphases found within the Bible itself. Focusing especially on Torah (the Law), Proverbs, the Prophets, the Gospels and Paul, this book enables the reader to trace key ethical patterns as they develop from the flow of thought of these biblical texts in their own contexts. -- from back cover.

Oct 21, 2014
The fall - a father's memoir in 424 steps by Mainardi, Diogo, 1962-

The fall - a father's memoir in 424 steps

Oct 16, 2014
The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami by Strecher, Matthew, author.

The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami

" In an "other world" composed of language--it could be a fathomless Martian well, a labyrinthine hotel or forest--a narrative unfolds, and with it the experiences, memories, and dreams that constitute reality for Haruki Murakami's characters and readers alike. Memories and dreams in turn conjure their magical counterparts--people without names or pasts, fantastic animals, half-animals, and talking machines that traverse the dark psychic underworld of this writer's extraordinary fiction. Fervent

Oct 21, 2014
The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami by Strecher, Matthew, author.

The forbidden worlds of Haruki Murakami

" In an "other world" composed of language--it could be a fathomless Martian well, a labyrinthine hotel or forest--a narrative unfolds, and with it the experiences, memories, and dreams that constitute reality for Haruki Murakami's characters and readersalike. Memories and dreams in turn conjure their magical counterparts--people without names or pasts, fantastic animals, half-animals, and talking machines that traverse the dark psychic underworld of this writer's extraordinary fiction. Ferventl

Oct 17, 2014
The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour by Meredith, Martin, author.

The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour

Oct 20, 2014
The glass cage - automation and us by Carr, Nicholas G., 1959-

The glass cage - automation and us

In The Glass Cage, best-selling author Nicholas Carr digs behind the headlines about factory robots and self-driving cars, wearable computers and digitized medicine, as he explores the hidden costs of granting software dominion over our work and our leisure and reveals something we already suspect: shifting our attention to computer screens can leave us disengaged and discontented.

Oct 15, 2014
The great Grisby - two thousand years of literary, royal, philosophical, and artistic dog lovers and their exceptional animals by Brottman, Mikita, 1966- author.

The great Grisby - two thousand years of literary, royal, philosophical, and artistic dog lovers and their exceptional animals

Oct 15, 2014
The great reformer - Francis and the making of a radical pope by Ivereigh, Austen.

The great reformer - Francis and the making of a radical pope

Oct 17, 2014
The greatest college football rivalries of all time - the Civil War, the Iron Bowl, and other memorable matchups by Gitlin, Marty, author.

The greatest college football rivalries of all time - the Civil War, the Iron Bowl, and other memorable matchups

Oct 16, 2014
The handmade marketplace by Chapin, Kari.

The handmade marketplace

Since its original publication in 2010, Kari Chapin's The Handmade Marketplace has inspired thousands of crafters around the world to find the courage and know-how they need to make money -- and even to make a full-time living -- from doing what they love best. Now, this best-selling guide has been completely revised and updated to include solid information on the latest on-line and social media opportunities for sales and marketing, as well as fresh advice and invaluable tips from successful cr

Oct 15, 2014
The hardest peace - expecting Grace in the midst of life's hard by Tippetts, Kara.

The hardest peace - expecting Grace in the midst of life's hard

Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow ... and the devestating reality of stage-four cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn't offer answers for when living is hard, but she asks us to join her in moving away from fear and control and toward peace and grace. Most of all, she draws us back to the God who is with us, in the mundane and the suffering, and who shapes even our pain into beauty.

Oct 20, 2014
The immortal evening - a legendary dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb by Plumly, Stanley.

The immortal evening - a legendary dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb

Oct 17, 2014
The invisible history of the human race - how DNA and history shape our identities and our futures by Kenneally, Christine, author.

The invisible history of the human race - how DNA and history shape our identities and our futures

"How biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us? In The Invisible History of the Human Race Christine Kenneally draws on cutting-edge research to reveal how both historical artifacts and DNA tell us where we come from and where we may be going. While some books explore our genetic inheritance and popular television shows celebrate ancestry, this is the first b

Oct 15, 2014
The Invisible Orientation - An Introduction to Asexuality by Decker, Julie Sondra

The Invisible Orientation - An Introduction to Asexuality

Oct 17, 2014
The Jane Austen rules - a classic guide to modern love by Murphy, Sinéad.

The Jane Austen rules - a classic guide to modern love

"What Would Jane Do? What's a strong, independent-minded woman supposed to do in a world of insipid dating guides? Sinead Murphy responds by asking: Who has more time-tested secrets than Jane Austen, whose novels continue to captivate us almost two hundred years later? Whether you can recite paragraphs from Pride and Prejudice or just admired Colin Firth in his wet t-shirt, the romance of Jane Austen's world is one you'll never forget. Does love like that even exist today? Yes, it does. If you l

Oct 20, 2014
The language of dogs by Silver, Justin, author.

The language of dogs

The star of the television show "Dog in the City" presents his advice on dog training, emphasizing the importance of knowing a dog's unique personality and focusing on positive commands.

Oct 15, 2014
The life & love of dogs by Blackwell, Lewis, 1958- author.

The life & love of dogs

"For all dog lovers, The Life and Love of Dogs offers hundreds of incredible images by acclaimed photographers from around the world. A textual exploration of our unique relationship with dogs, including a surprising analysis of the qualities that make a dog attractive in our eyes..., it sheds original light on this great love affair"--provided by publisher.

Oct 20, 2014
The lost tribe of Coney Island - headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century by Prentice, Claire (Journalist), author.

The lost tribe of Coney Island - headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century

Oct 20, 2014
The making of Gone with the wind by Wilson, Steve, 1957 July 8- author.

The making of Gone with the wind

Oct 15, 2014
The marquis - Lafayette reconsidered by Auricchio, Laura.

The marquis - Lafayette reconsidered

Oct 20, 2014
The meaning of human existence by Wilson, Edward O., author.

The meaning of human existence

In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most philosophical work to date, Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species and posits that we, as a species, now know enough about the universe and ourselves that we can begin to approach questions about our place in the cosmos and the meaning of intelligent life in a systematic, indeed, in a testable way.

Oct 17, 2014
The Mediterranean diet for beginners. by

The Mediterranean diet for beginners.

The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners offers a complete guide to the Mediterranean lifestyle, which emphasizes healthful living through delicious, fresh foods prepared with total well-being in mind.

Oct 15, 2014
The Millionaire master plan - your personalized path to financial success by Hamilton, Roger James.

The Millionaire master plan - your personalized path to financial success

" The Millionaire Master Plan is a unique and fresh approach as to how individuals can not only get a sense of where they stand on the spectrum of personal wealth, but more importantly, how they can learn to ascend from their present state to a higher level. Roger James Hamilton, himself a highly successful entrepreneur and successful investor, has designed nine steps - from barely surviving - all the way to the highest level of ultimate wealth for life - and he lays out his nine steps in an eas

Oct 16, 2014
The Millionaire mystique - how working women become wealthy--and how you can, too! by Burke, Jude Miller.

The Millionaire mystique - how working women become wealthy--and how you can, too!

"Fifty years ago The Feminine Mystique uncovered the hidden world of the unhappy '50s housewife. In The Millionaire Mystique business psychologist Jude Miller Burke looks at today's self-made female millionaires and how they successfully manage career and family life. What can struggling women learn from them? Miller Burke backs up her findings using results from a groundbreaking study of millionaire women.In The Millionaire Mystique you'll learn: The surprising number of millionaire women who w

Oct 20, 2014
The Nazis next door - how America became a safe haven for Hitler's men by Lichtblau, Eric.

The Nazis next door - how America became a safe haven for Hitler's men

Oct 17, 2014
The new Indian slow cooker - recipes for curries, dals, chutneys, masalas, biryani, and more by Paniz, Neela.

The new Indian slow cooker - recipes for curries, dals, chutneys, masalas, biryani, and more

Oct 20, 2014
The noodle narratives - the global rise of an industrial food into the twenty-first century by Errington, Frederick Karl.

The noodle narratives - the global rise of an industrial food into the twenty-first century

Oct 21, 2014
The novel - a biography by Schmidt, Michael, 1947-

The novel - a biography

Source other than Library of Congress.

Oct 17, 2014
The paleo cookbook - 90 grain-free, dairy-free recipes the whole family will love by Conrad, Anna, author.

The paleo cookbook - 90 grain-free, dairy-free recipes the whole family will love

Draws on the author's own skeptical experiments with a paleo diet to outline its basics and potential benefits, providing recipes for grain- and dairy-free options ranging from basil pesto stir-fry to stuffed portobellos.

Oct 20, 2014
The Penguin book of witches by

The Penguin book of witches

"Chilling real-life accounts of witches, from medieval Europe through colonial America from a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, The Penguin Book of Witches is a treasury of historical accounts of accused witches that sheds light on the reality behind the legends. Bringing to life stories like that

Oct 17, 2014
The plantplus diet solution - personalized nutrition for life by Borysenko, Joan.

The plantplus diet solution - personalized nutrition for life

"Nutrition for the 21st century. A personalized, whole-foods solution for person and planet. Let's prevent and reverse the epidemic of obesity, diabetes, inflammation, and chronic illness ?that is bankrupting our country, our kids, and our future. Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., a Harvard-trained cell biologist, health psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author, believes that when you've got the right information, you can make powerful choices to change your life. She cuts through the thicket

Oct 21, 2014
The prevent and reverse heart disease cookbook - over 125 delicious, life-changing, plant-based recipes by Esselstyn, Ann Crile.

The prevent and reverse heart disease cookbook - over 125 delicious, life-changing, plant-based recipes

"The long-awaited cookbook companion to the revolutionary New York Times bestseller Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. President Bill Clinton is just one of the more than 336,000 readers who have benefited from Caldwell B. Esselstyn's bestseller, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. The plant-based nutrition plan that Dr. Esselstyn advocates based on his twenty-year nutritional study-the most comprehensive of its kind-is proven to stop and reverse even advanced coronary disease. Ann Crile Esselsty

Oct 16, 2014
The quantum moment - how Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty by Crease, Robert P., author.

The quantum moment - how Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty

The authors-- one a philosopher, the other a physicist-- draw on their training and six years of co-teaching to dramatize the quantum's rocky path from scientific theory to public understanding while also exploring the quantum's manifestations in everything from art and sculpture to the prose of John Updike and David Foster Wallace.

Oct 17, 2014
The Real Food Revolution - Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm by Ryan, Tim

The Real Food Revolution - Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm

Oct 21, 2014
The republic of imagination - America in three books by Nafisi, Azar.

The republic of imagination - America in three books

"A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other classics to her eager students in Iran. In this exhilarating followup, Nafisi has written the book her fans have been waiting fo

Oct 21, 2014
The running revolution - how to run faster, farther, and injury-free for life by Romanov, Nicholas S.

The running revolution - how to run faster, farther, and injury-free for life

Oct 15, 2014
The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought by Matthews, John, 1948- author.

The Shamanism bible - the definitive guide to shamanic thought

Oct 21, 2014
The sharper your knife, the less you cry - love, laughter, and tears in Paris at the world's most famous cooking school by Flinn, Kathleen.

The sharper your knife, the less you cry - love, laughter, and tears in Paris at the world's most famous cooking school

Recounts the author's decision to change careers and attend the famed Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris, describing how she survived the program's intense teaching methods and competitive fellow students, in an account complemented by two dozen recipes.

Oct 17, 2014
The skinny gut diet - balance your digestive system for permanent weight loss by Watson, Brenda, author.

The skinny gut diet - balance your digestive system for permanent weight loss

"A breakthrough diet book from New York Times bestselling author, PBS icon, and gut expert Brenda Watson, this will be the first weight loss program using the latest scientific information on digestive health and sustainable fitness. An easy, nutritious, and delicious diet"--

Oct 16, 2014
The Slanted Door - modern Vietnamese food by Phan, Charles, author.

The Slanted Door - modern Vietnamese food

Award-winning chef and restaurateur Charles Phan opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco in 1995, inspired by the food of his native Vietnam. Since then, The Slanted Door has grown into a world-class dining destination, and its accessible, modern take on classic Vietnamese dishes is beloved by diners, chefs, and critics alike. The Slanted Door is a love letter to the restaurant, its people, and its food. Featuring stories in addition to its most iconic recipes, The Slanted Door both celebrates

Oct 17, 2014
The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road by Ahier, Lisa, author.

The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road

Sobo (Sophisticated Bohemian) started out in 2003 as a purple food truck in the parking lot behind a surf shop, way before food trucks were cool. Despite its remoteness, it attracted rave reviews from food media across North America, with the likes of "Saveur" magazine calling it: "perhaps the most exciting lunch stand in North America." The back of the staff's t-shirts read: "Quite possibly the second best thing you can do in a parking lot"--and that same fun, authentic West Coast vibe weaves t

Oct 15, 2014
The Talmud - a biography - banned, censored and burned - the book they couldn't suppress by Freedman, H. (Harry), author.

The Talmud - a biography - banned, censored and burned - the book they couldn't suppress

Oct 20, 2014
The thousand-mile war - World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians by Garfield, Brian, 1939-

The thousand-mile war - World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians

Oct 21, 2014
The thyroid cure - the functional mind-body approach to reversing your autoimmune condition and reclaiming your health by Corey, Michelle, CNC author

The thyroid cure - the functional mind-body approach to reversing your autoimmune condition and reclaiming your health

Oct 21, 2014
The ugly Renaissance - sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty by Lee, Alexander (Historian)

The ugly Renaissance - sex, greed, violence and depravity in an age of beauty

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of an age of lofty ideals in which life imitated the fantastic artworks for which it has become famous. But behind the vast explosion of new art and culture lurked a seamy, vicious world of power politics, perversity, and corruption that has more in common with the present day than anyone dares to admit. In this liv

Oct 20, 2014
The upside of your dark side - why being your whole self--not just your "good" self--drives success and fulfillment by Kashdan, Todd, author.

The upside of your dark side - why being your whole self--not just your "good" self--drives success and fulfillment

"In The Upside of Your Dark Side, two pioneering researchers in the field of psychology show that while mindfulness, kindness, and positivity can take us far, they cannot take us all the way. Sometimes, they can even hold us back. Emotions such as anger, anxiety, guilt, and sadness might feel uncomfortable, but it turns out that they are also incredibly useful. For instance: - Anger fuels creativity - Guilt sparks improvement - Self-doubt enhances performance - In the same vein, we can become wi

Oct 17, 2014
The vegetarian flavor bible - the essential guide to culinary creativity with vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, and more, based on the wisdom of leading American chefs by Page, Karen, author.

The vegetarian flavor bible - the essential guide to culinary creativity with vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, and more, based on the wisdom of leading American chefs

"Throughout time, people have chosen to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of reasons, from ethics to economy to personal and planetary well-being. Experts now suggest a new reason for doing so: maximizing flavor - which is too often masked by meat-based stocks or butter and cream. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is an essential guide to culinary creativity, based on insights from dozens of leading American chefs, representing such acclaimed restaurants as Crossroads and M.A.K.E. in Los

Oct 17, 2014
The view from Saturn - poems by Friman, Alice.

The view from Saturn - poems

Oct 17, 2014
This life is joy - discovering the spiritual laws to live more powerfully, lovingly, and happily by Teel, Roger.

This life is joy - discovering the spiritual laws to live more powerfully, lovingly, and happily

Oct 17, 2014
Timeless - love, Morgenthau, and me by Franks, Lucinda.

Timeless - love, Morgenthau, and me

"Lucinda Franks recounts her marriage to Robert Morgenthau, Jr., a man decades her senior who subscribes to a vastly different lifestyle"--

Oct 16, 2014
Tinseltown - murder, morphine, and madness at the dawn of Hollywood by Mann, William J., author.

Tinseltown - murder, morphine, and madness at the dawn of Hollywood

Bestselling Hollywood chronicler William J. Mann draws on a rich host of sources, including recently released FBI files, to unpack the story of the enigmatic William Desmond Taylor, the popular president of the Motion Picture Directors Association, and the diverse cast that surrounded him before he was murdered in 1922 -- including three beautiful, ambitious actresses; the ruthless founder of Paramount locked in a struggle for control of the film industry; a grasping stage mother; a devoted vale

Oct 20, 2014
To keep time by Massey, Joseph.

To keep time

Oct 17, 2014
Tom Cruise - Anatomy of an Actor by Nicholson, Amy

Tom Cruise - Anatomy of an Actor

Oct 17, 2014
Tractor-trailer truck driver training by Adams, Alice

Tractor-trailer truck driver training

Oct 21, 2014
Trim the tree - Christmas ornaments to stitch - 55 handmade designs by

Trim the tree - Christmas ornaments to stitch - 55 handmade designs

When you look at your Christmas tree, which ornaments stand out the most? Chances are it's those that were handmade, either by you or by a loved one. The best things about handmade ornaments are the memories that come with them. This year, why not create more memories by hand making the ornaments in this book? You can make them as gifts or get the whole family involved, spending the afternoon crafting. The book includes 53 designs across a wide variety, from traditional to whimsical, for the ver

Oct 20, 2014
Ukulele 101 - the fun and easy ukulele method by Rones, Kevin.

Ukulele 101 - the fun and easy ukulele method

Oct 21, 2014
Under cover of the night - a true story of sex, greed, and murder by Fanning, Diane, author.

Under cover of the night - a true story of sex, greed, and murder

Oct 20, 2014
Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America by Mutchler, Terry, author.

Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America

""One of the greatest love stories I have ever heard played out right here, under this beautiful dome. But it was a secret. Penny and Terry just wanted what so many people want-to express their love through marriage." -Illinois Representative Ann Williams Under This Beautiful Dome tells the true story of journalist Terry Mutchler's secret five-year relationship with Penny Severns, an Illinois State Senator who mentored Barack Obama. Forced to engage in an elaborate ruse to keep their relationshi

Oct 16, 2014
United States of bread - our nation's homebaking heritage, from sandwich loaves to sourdough by Kane, Adrienne.

United States of bread - our nation's homebaking heritage, from sandwich loaves to sourdough

Oct 20, 2014
Unlikely heroes - 37 inspiring stories of courage and heart from the animal kingdom by Holland, Jennifer S., author.

Unlikely heroes - 37 inspiring stories of courage and heart from the animal kingdom

Thirty-seven stories of acts of animal heroism, including a pod of dolphins that shielded a group of swimmers from a great white shark and a feral male cat who risked everything to protect a kitten in a tornado.

Oct 16, 2014
Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Pierson, Joy, author.

Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants

"Acclaimed vegan restaurants Candle Cafe and Candle 79 present a collection of plant-based recipes for year-round holidays including Lunar New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Passover, and Christmas"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 16, 2014
War dogs - tales of canine heroism, history, and love by Frankel, Rebecca, author.

War dogs - tales of canine heroism, history, and love

"Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up, his weapon raised. At the handler's command, the dog charged their attacker. There was the flash of steel, the blur of fur, and the sound of a single shot; the handler watched his dog take a bullet. During the weeks it would take the dog to heal, the handler never left its side. The dog had saved his life. Loyal and cou

Oct 17, 2014
What to bake & how to bake it by Hornby, Jane, author.

What to bake & how to bake it

What to Bake and How to Bake It is the ultimate cookbook for amateur bakers looking to master the classics and expand their repertoires. Each of the 50 delicious and accessible recipes is accompanied by photographs of the ingredients, a clear image of every step and a stunning finished dish shot, ensuring foolproof results every time. Every element of the bakers craft is covered, from everyday cakes and cookies to special occasion breads and pastries.

Oct 20, 2014
What we won - America's secret war in Afghanistan, 1979-89 by Riedel, Bruce O., author.

What we won - America's secret war in Afghanistan, 1979-89

Oct 17, 2014
When the game stands tall - the story of the De la Salle Spartans and football's longest winning streak by Hayes, Neil, 1967-

When the game stands tall - the story of the De la Salle Spartans and football's longest winning streak

Tells the story of the De La Salle High School football team of Concord, California, which had 138 consecutive victories under coach Bob Ladouceur, who took over the team at the age of twenty-three.

Oct 15, 2014
Whiskey distilled - a populist guide to the water of life by Greene, Heather, author.

Whiskey distilled - a populist guide to the water of life

Oct 20, 2014
Whole grains for a new generation - light dishes, hearty meals, sweet treats, and sundry snacks for the everyday cook by Krissoff, Liana.

Whole grains for a new generation - light dishes, hearty meals, sweet treats, and sundry snacks for the everyday cook

Presents over one hundred fifty recipes for breakfast, appetizers, entrees, and desserts that feature whole grains, including spicy soba noodle salad, shrimp and quinoa spring rolls, and browned-butter oatmeal cookies.

Oct 21, 2014
Without frontiers - the life and music of Peter Gabriel by Easlea, Daryl.

Without frontiers - the life and music of Peter Gabriel

Oct 20, 2014
Without you, there is no us - my time with the sons of North Korea's elite by Kim, Suki, 1970- author.

Without you, there is no us - my time with the sons of North Korea's elite

"A ... memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign"--Amazon.com

Oct 20, 2014
Workbenches - from design and theory to construction and use by Schwarz, Christopher, 1968-

Workbenches - from design and theory to construction and use

Oct 21, 2014
Worn stories by Spivack, Emily, 1978- author.

Worn stories

"Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has collected over sixty of these clothing-inspired narratives from cultural figures and talented storytellers. First-person accounts range from the everyday to the extraordinary, such as artist Marina Abramovic on the boots she wore to walk the Great Wall of China; musician Rosanne Cash on the purple shirt that belonged to her father; and fashion designer Cynthia Rowley on the Girl Scout sash t

Oct 17, 2014
Writers - Literary Lives in Focus by Fofi, Goffredo (FRW)

Writers - Literary Lives in Focus

Oct 17, 2014
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow - My Life by Loren, Sophia

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow - My Life

Oct 17, 2014
You are here - around the world in 92 minutes by Hadfield, Chris, 1959- author.

You are here - around the world in 92 minutes

Photographs from the International Space Station.

Oct 17, 2014
Your inner will - finding personal strength in critical times by Ferrucci, Piero, author.

Your inner will - finding personal strength in critical times

"The noted psychotherapist and bestselling author of The Power of Kindness offers a concrete, meaningful program in developing your willpower to face periods of crisis. Crisis is an inevitable fact of life. All of us experience times of despair, gloom, fear, and uncertainty. But we each possess core reserves of internal resilience that can be cultivated for overcoming and anticipating such setbacks. In this stirring and deeply practical work, Piero Ferrucci employs insights from classical mythol

Oct 21, 2014
Your inner will - finding personal strength in critical times by Ferrucci, Piero.

Your inner will - finding personal strength in critical times

"The noted psychotherapist and bestselling author of The Power of Kindness offers a concrete, meaningful program in developing your willpower to face periods of crisis. Crisis is an inevitable fact of life. All of us experience times of despair, gloom, fear, and uncertainty. But we each possess core reserves of internal resilience that can be cultivated for overcoming and anticipating such setbacks. In this stirring and deeply practical work, Piero Ferrucci employs insights from classical myth

Oct 17, 2014
Your left-handed child - making things easy for left-handers in a right-handed world by Milsom, Lauren, author.

Your left-handed child - making things easy for left-handers in a right-handed world

Oct 20, 2014
Your perfect presentation - speak in front of any audience anytime anywhere and never be nervous again by Hoogterp, Bill.

Your perfect presentation - speak in front of any audience anytime anywhere and never be nervous again

Public speaking coach to the C-suite Bull Hoogterp shows you proven tips, techniques, and exercises to amplify your effectiveness as a speaker and communicator. He explains how the brain processes information, what people respond to, and how to hold the audience in the palm of your hand. Great public speaking can be learned. Hoogterp's unique method turns fear into fun and shows you how to be your natural, authentic, unique self - and deliver your perfect presentation for any audience each and e

Oct 15, 2014
Zoologies - on animals and the human spirit by Deming, Alison Hawthorne, 1946-

Zoologies - on animals and the human spirit

"Humans were surrounded by other animals from the beginning of time: they were food, clothes, adversaries, companions, jokes, and gods. And yet, our companions in evolution are leaving the world - both as physical beings and spiritual symbols - and not returning. In this collection of linked essays, Alison Hawthorne Deming asks, and seeks to answer: what does the disappearance of animals mean for human imagination and existence? Moving from mammoth hunts to dying house cats, she explores profoun

Oct 17, 2014