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Tao of running - your journey to mindful and passionate running by Dudney, Gary.

Tao of running - your journey to mindful and passionate running

May 29, 2016
System Center Configuration Manager reporting unleashed by Jones, Garth, author.

System Center Configuration Manager reporting unleashed

May 29, 2016
Swami in a strange land - how Krishna came to the west, the biography of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada by Greene, Joshua, 1950- author.

Swami in a strange land - how Krishna came to the west, the biography of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

In 1965, a seventy-year-old man set sail from India to America with a few books in his bag, pennies in his pockets, and a message of love in his heart. He landed in New York at the peak of the revolutionary counterculture movement of the '60s, and went on to spark a global spiritual renaissance that led to the creation of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Through the depiction of Prabhupada as both an enlightened luminary and a personable, funny, and conscientious individual,

May 29, 2016
Supercraft - easy projects for every weekend by Pester, Sophie, author.

Supercraft - easy projects for every weekend

52 creative craft and sewing projects easy enough to complete in just one weekend, divided by season.

May 29, 2016
Joshua Tree - the complete guide by Kaiser, James, author.

Joshua Tree - the complete guide

May 29, 2016
Magic in Islam by Knight, Michael Muhammad, author.

Magic in Islam

"Magic in Islam offers a look at magical and occult technologies throughout Muslim history, starting with Islam's earliest and most canonical sources. In addition to providing a highly accessible introduction to magic as it is defined, practiced, condemned, and defended within Muslim traditions, Magic in Islam challenges common assumptions about organized religion"--

May 29, 2016
Leonardo's holy child - the discovery of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece - a connoisseur's search for lost art in America - a memoir of discovery by Kline, Fred, author.

Leonardo's holy child - the discovery of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece - a connoisseur's search for lost art in America - a memoir of discovery

Fred Kline is a well-known art historian, dealer, connoisseur, and explorer who has made a career of scouring antique stores, estate sales, and auctions looking for unusual and often misidentified works of art. Many of the gems he has found are now in major museum collections like the Frick, the Getty, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. About ten years ago, when Kline was routinely combing through a Christie's catalog, a beautiful little drawing caught his eye. Attributed to Carracci, it came w

May 29, 2016
Learn to timber frame - craftsmanship, simplicity, timeless beauty by Beemer, Will, author.

Learn to timber frame - craftsmanship, simplicity, timeless beauty

"A classic timber frame is as practical and beautiful as it has been for centuries. In this beginner-friendly guide, veteran builder and educator Will Beemer brings the historic craft of timber framing within reach by walking you through the process of building a simple 12' x 16' structure -- a starter project large enough to serve as a cabin, workshop, or studio -- that can be modified to suit your needs. Along the way, you'' learn what makes timber framing distinctive, how to acquire and use l

May 29, 2016
Thy neighbor's wife by Talese, Gay.

Thy neighbor's wife

"When first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening revelations about the sexual activities and proclivities of the American public in the era before AIDS. A marvel of journalistic courage and craft, the book opened a window into a new world built on a new moral foundation, carrying the reader on a remarkable journey from the Playboy Mansion to the Supreme Court, to the backyards and bedrooms of -- the development of

May 29, 2016
Dressing the decades - twentieth-century vintage style by Dirix, Emmanuelle, author.

Dressing the decades - twentieth-century vintage style

"An authoritative and visually stunning look at the fashion of the 20th century, Dressing the Decades examines in depth the origins of the most important luxury garments. Each sumptuously illustrated chapter features a detailed overview of a particular decade, including the historical events, politics, technology, and advertising that inspired its most celebrated designs. By offering a thorough socio-economic context for the progress of high fashion through the years, the book provides a new per

May 29, 2016
How to listen to jazz by Gioia, Ted, author.

How to listen to jazz

May 29, 2016
Secret believers- what happens when Muslims believe in Christ by Brother Andrew

Secret believers- what happens when Muslims believe in Christ

May 29, 2016
Rogue justice - the making of the security state by Greenberg, Karen J., author.

Rogue justice - the making of the security state

"The definitive account of how America's War on Terror sparked a decade-long assault on the rule of law, weakening our courts and our Constitution in the name of national security. The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the Attorney General with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States. From that day forward, the Bush administration turned to the Department of Justice to give its imprimatur to activities that had previously been unthinkable--from the NSA's spying on US

May 29, 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.

May 29, 2016
Passed and present - keeping memories of loved ones alive by Gilbert, Allison, author.

Passed and present - keeping memories of loved ones alive

May 29, 2016
Passages - predictable crises of adult life by Sheehy, Gail.

Passages - predictable crises of adult life

Describes predictable personality and sexual changes adults go through in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and beyond.

May 29, 2016
I fought with Custer- the story of Sergeant Windolph, last survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn by Windolph, Charles

I fought with Custer- the story of Sergeant Windolph, last survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn

May 29, 2016
The all new Ball book of canning and preserving - over 350 of the best canned, jammed, pickled, and preserved recipes. by

The all new Ball book of canning and preserving - over 350 of the best canned, jammed, pickled, and preserved recipes.

May 29, 2016
The hockey stick principles - the 4 key stages to entrepreneurial success by Martin, Bobby (Robert H.), author.

The hockey stick principles - the 4 key stages to entrepreneurial success

"Many business books fuel unrealistic notions about what a good idea looks like, how fast a founder should attract investment, and how quickly growth will take off. The problem with this mythology is that it can sometimes end with entrepreneurs abandoning their dreams too soon if they don't see immediate results. In The Hockey Stick Principles, author Bobby Martin shifts his focus away from all the hype about rapid growth and the pursuit of funding and instead takes a look at the real process be

May 29, 2016
I don't know what to believe - making spiritual peace with your religion by Kamin, Ben.

I don't know what to believe - making spiritual peace with your religion

Americans{u2014}especially young people{u2014}are more un-churched and less affiliated with organized religion than at any other time in our history. I Don{u2019}t Know What to Believe addresses that decline and presents an insightful examination of authentic spirituality for those who desire answers, guidance, and perspective regarding an important aspect of their lives: their beliefs, and relationship to, a higher power.

May 29, 2016