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Water from an ancient well- Celtic spirituality from modern life by McIntosh, Kenneth

Water from an ancient well- Celtic spirituality from modern life

Jun 20, 2016
Love wins - the lovers and lawyers who fought the landmark case for marriage equality by Cenziper, Debbie, author.

Love wins - the lovers and lawyers who fought the landmark case for marriage equality

"The fascinating and very moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades--the legalization of same-sex marriage. In June 2015, the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law in all fifty states in a decision as groundbreaking as Roe v Wade and Brown v Board of Education. Through insider accounts and access to key players, this definitive account reveals the

Jun 20, 2016
Under the stars - how America fell in love with camping by White, Dan, 1967-

Under the stars - how America fell in love with camping

"From the Sierras to the Adirondacks and the Everglades, from remote wildernesses to public campgrounds and RV meccas, Dan White travels across America, searching through its history and landscapes to tell the story of how camping took hold of the national imagination and evolved alongside a changing country. Whether he has sought out the quietest place in the continental United States, gone on safari in California, or joined a girls-only adventure for urban teens, Dan White's wide-ranging enthu

Jun 20, 2016
Spiral - trapped in the forever war by Danner, Mark, 1958- author.

Spiral - trapped in the forever war

"Trapped in a forever war by 9/11, in Spiral Mark Danner describes a nation that has been altered in fundamental ways. President Bush declared a war of choice and without an exit plan, and President Obama has proven unable to take the country off what he has called its "permanent war footing." The War on Terror has led to fourteen years of armed conflict, the longest war in America's history. Al Qaeda, the organization that attacked us on 9/11, has been "decimated" (the word is Obama's) but repl

Jun 20, 2016
Shadow box - an amateur in the ring by Plimpton, George. author.

Shadow box - an amateur in the ring

Jun 20, 2016
Rick Steves best of Ireland by Steves, Rick, 1955- author.

Rick Steves best of Ireland

Jun 20, 2016
Out of my league - the classic account of an amateur's ordeal in professional baseball by Plimpton, George. author.

Out of my league - the classic account of an amateur's ordeal in professional baseball

Jun 20, 2016
Other people's comfort keeps me up at night by Parker, Morgan.

Other people's comfort keeps me up at night

Jun 20, 2016
Red - passion and patience in the desert by Williams, Terry Tempest.

Red - passion and patience in the desert

A collection of poems, essays, and journal entries in which the author writes about her attachment to the Redrock Wilderness area of Utah and the urgent need for citizens and lawmakers to be actively involved in preserving it.

Jun 20, 2016
Reader's digest quintessential guide to saving money by

Reader's digest quintessential guide to saving money

"The Reader's Digest Quintessential Guides do what the Reader's Digest does better than anyone: the best advice, straight to the point. Saving Money collects some of our best ideas for keeping as much money as you can in your own pockets"--

Jun 20, 2016
Preserving Italy - canning, curing, infusing, and bottling the flavors and traditions of Italy by Marchetti, Domenica, author.

Preserving Italy - canning, curing, infusing, and bottling the flavors and traditions of Italy

Jun 20, 2016
Practicing the Tao Te Ching - 81 steps on the way by Towler, Solala, author.

Practicing the Tao Te Ching - 81 steps on the way

"Most people think of the Tao Te Ching as a book on philosophy or a treatise on leadership. Yet there is a little-known treasure hidden within the familiar passages of Lao Tzu's work: step-by-step practical guidance for the spiritual journey. With Practicing the Tao Te Ching, renowned teacher Solala Towler reveals a new facet to this spiritual classic, offering accessible instructions paired with each of the 81 verses of the Tao Te Ching." --

Jun 20, 2016
Paper lion - confessions of a last-string quarterback by Plimpton, George. author.

Paper lion - confessions of a last-string quarterback

Jun 20, 2016
Tomas Young's war by Wilkerson, Mark Ian.

Tomas Young's war

The tragic yet life affirming story of a paralyzed Iraq War veteran who spent his last ten years battling heroically with his injuries, while courageously speaking against America's wars. Wilkerson puts the reader alongside Young as he suffers frustration and humiliation, attempting to reenter society and resume as normal an existence as possible. Balancing his precarious health with his drive to speak out for veterans care and against the war, Young's life serves as a powerful testament to the

Jun 20, 2016
Painless writing by Strausser, Jeffrey, author.

Painless writing

Jun 20, 2016
Douglas MacArthur - American warrior by Herman, Arthur, 1956- author.

Douglas MacArthur - American warrior

"The Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of Gandhi & Churchill goes beyond the mythologies of the World War II general to illuminate his strengths and weaknesses, placing his career against a backdrop of history while discussing how he shaped his character to meet national needs,"--NoveList.

Jun 20, 2016
Dog gone - a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home by Toutonghi, Pauls, author.

Dog gone - a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home

"After its dog, Gonker, disappears along the Appalachian Trail, a family begins a frantic search, one that is spurred on by the fact that Gonker will die from Addison's disease if he is not found within 23 days,"--NoveList.

Jun 20, 2016
Cracking the aging code - the new science of growing old---and what it means for staying young by Mitteldorf, Josh, author.

Cracking the aging code - the new science of growing old---and what it means for staying young

"A revolutionary examination of why we age, what it means for our health, and how we just might be able to fight it. In Cracking the Aging Code, theoretical biologist Josh Mitteldorf and award-winning writer and ecological philosopher Dorion Sagan reveal that evolution and aging are even more complex and breathtaking than we originally thought. Using meticulous multidisciplinary science, as well as reviewing the history of our understanding about evolution, this book makes the case that aging is

Jun 20, 2016
The contemporary buttercream bible - the complete practical guide to cake decorating with buttercream icing by Valeriano, Valeri, author.

The contemporary buttercream bible - the complete practical guide to cake decorating with buttercream icing

"Learn how to create an array of flowers and a myriad of effects in buttercream using diverse techniques including piping, stamping, stenciling, palette knife painting, buttercream transfers, lace and crochet effects, brushed embroidery, marbling, blending, writing, embellishing, and more!"--Page 4 of cover.

Jun 20, 2016
Code warriors - NSA's codebreakers and the secret intelligence war against the Soviet Union by Budiansky, Stephen, author.

Code warriors - NSA's codebreakers and the secret intelligence war against the Soviet Union

"A sweeping history of the NSA and its codebreaking achievements from World War II through the Cold War shares insights into the challenges faced by cryptanalysts and their role in some of the most complicated events of the twentieth century,"--NoveList.

Jun 20, 2016