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The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender by Manuel, Zenju Earthlyn, author.

The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender

"In The Way of Tenderness, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, sexuality, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege. Manuel brings her own experiences as a lesbian black woman into conversation with Buddhism to square our ultimately empty nature with superficial perspectives of everyday life. Her hard-won insights reveal that dry wisdom alone is not

Feb 24, 2015
Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money by Lapin, Daniel (Daniel E.)

Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money

Lapin presents a practical approach to creating wealth--based on the established principles of ancient Jewish wisdom--made accessible to people of all backgrounds. This second edition provides new examples, especially of Internet-related business opportunities.

Feb 24, 2015
This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith by Sutterfield, Ragan, author.

This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith

"Sutterfield brings us back to a biblical perspective--a freeing, corrective viewpoint that reminds us of the connection between spirit, mind, and body. Along the way, he shares his journey from overweight addict to Ironman competitor. He counts his success, though, not in his decreased clothing size but in his increased understanding of how much God loves the body and what it means to take care of his whole being"--Amazon.com.

Feb 24, 2015
The Sound of Music story - how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time by Santopietro, Tom.

The Sound of Music story - how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time

Published to coincide with the film's 50th anniversary, an ultimate fan book shares behind-the-scenes facts about The Sound of Music's filming in Austria and Hollywood and incorporates new interviews with production insiders, including Johannes von Trapp.

Feb 24, 2015
Skin cleanse - the simple, all-natural program for clear, calm, happy skin by Grigore, Adina, author.

Skin cleanse - the simple, all-natural program for clear, calm, happy skin

"From skincare expert and founder of the thriving organic skincare line SW Basics comes a comprehensive yet simple guide to switching to an all-natural skincare regime.As savvy consumers, we've become all too aware that products labeled as "healthy" and "all-natural" are actually full of processed ingredients. But what about the "natural" face wash or "organic moisturizer" we use on our skin every day?Like prepackaged food, many beauty products don't deliver the benefits they promise, and that e

Feb 24, 2015
Modern cartooning - essential techniques for drawing today's popular cartoons by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Modern cartooning - essential techniques for drawing today's popular cartoons

Provides advice for beginning cartoonists on creating human characters, including drawing heads, features, hair and hats, middle distance views, body types, clothing, poses, details, and placing finished characters in scenes.

Feb 24, 2015
Lord, is it warfare? - teach me to stand - a devotional study on spiritual victory by Arthur, Kay, 1933-

Lord, is it warfare? - teach me to stand - a devotional study on spiritual victory

Feb 24, 2015
The long hard road out of hell by Manson, Marilyn.

The long hard road out of hell

Feb 24, 2015
In Manchuria - a village called Wasteland and the transformation of rural China by Meyer, Michael J., 1972-

In Manchuria - a village called Wasteland and the transformation of rural China

Feb 24, 2015
I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on TV - memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man by Jobrani, Maz, 1972- author.

I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on TV - memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man

A "memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris"--Amazon.com.

Feb 24, 2015
The illustrated world encyclopedia of butterflies & moths - a natural history and identification guide to the most significant species, including swallowtails, hairstreaks, yellows, fritillaries, blues, skippers and tiger moths by Morgan, Sally, 1957-

The illustrated world encyclopedia of butterflies & moths - a natural history and identification guide to the most significant species, including swallowtails, hairstreaks, yellows, fritillaries, blues, skippers and tiger moths

Adored for their fairy-like beauty and power of flight, butterflies and moths captivate enthusiasts world-wide. As well as being attractive to watch, these exquisite insects are also of huge biological importance. Not only are they useful pollinators, they also act as scientific 'indicators' of changing levels of light, heat and availability of food. Consequently, some species are the subject of intense study to see how well they are adapting to environmental challenges. This book has a photogra

Feb 24, 2015
Ice, mud and blood - lessons from climates past by Turney, Chris, 1973-

Ice, mud and blood - lessons from climates past

Feb 24, 2015
He wanted the moon - the madness and medical genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and his daughter's quest to know him by Baird, Mimi.

He wanted the moon - the madness and medical genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and his daughter's quest to know him

The author pieces together the story of her absent father's life, beginning with his advancements in isolating the biochemical root of manic depression, which he then began to suffer from himself, leading to years of institutionalization and confinement.

Feb 24, 2015
From the new world - poems 1976-2014 by Graham, Jorie, 1950- author.

From the new world - poems 1976-2014

"An indispensable volume of poems, selected from almost four decades of work, that tracks the evolution of one of our most renowned contemporary poets, Pulitzer Prize-winner Jorie Graham. Much awaited and long needed, From the New World--a sequence of poems from Jorie Graham's prior eleven books--offers more than a retrospect of this major poet's work. This selection, including several revised and new poems, creates a startlingly fresh trajectory through books whose brilliance and far-reaching i

Feb 24, 2015
Embraced by the light by Eadie, Betty J. (Betty Jean), 1942-

Embraced by the light

Recounts the experience one woman had following her death.

Feb 24, 2015
Donna Kooler's encyclopedia of knitting - 150 stitch patterns, 22 projects by Kooler, Donna.

Donna Kooler's encyclopedia of knitting - 150 stitch patterns, 22 projects

Traces the history of knitting, describes the various tools and materials used, offers detailed how-to intructions for 164 different stitches and stitch patterns, and includes a variety of contemporary projects.

Feb 24, 2015
David Lynch - the factory photographs by Lynch, David, 1946- photographer.

David Lynch - the factory photographs

Feb 24, 2015
Cultured food for life - how to make and serve delicious probiotic foods for better health and wellness by Schwenk, Donna.

Cultured food for life - how to make and serve delicious probiotic foods for better health and wellness

"Cultured Food for Life is a part of a new genre of cookbooks gaining popularity among a growing demographic of health and wellness aficionados. In this work, fermentation guru Donna Schwenk introduces readers to the healing properties of kefir, kombucha, cultured vegetables, sprouted flour, and sourdough. Fermentation has been used in food preparation for thousands of years, but in the past few decades it has moved from being a commonplace kitchen ritual to being something done only by a few he

Feb 24, 2015
Cook your butt off! - lose up to a pound a day with fat-burning foods and gluten-free recipes by DiSpirito, Rocco, author.

Cook your butt off! - lose up to a pound a day with fat-burning foods and gluten-free recipes

Offers a fourteen-day accelerated weight loss plan built around foods that are lactose-free, gluten-free, free of refined sugars, high in prebiotics and probiotics, and support the body's acid-alkaline balance, with meal plans and easy-to-follow recipes.

Feb 24, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - supercute animals and pets by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - supercute animals and pets

"Focusing on the charming and adorable pets and animals that enrich manga stories, Supercute Animals and Pets teaches readers how to draw animals from a fox, to a cow, to a penguin, all in the style of manga. After an introduction to basic body constructions, faces, tails, legs, and more, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages. "--

Feb 24, 2015