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Oman and the UAE by Marcinkowska, Katarzyna, author.

Oman and the UAE

Jun 24, 2016
Pathways to possibility - transforming our relationship with ourselves, each other, and the world by Zander, Rosamund Stone, 1942- author.

Pathways to possibility - transforming our relationship with ourselves, each other, and the world

Family systems therapist and executive coach Rosamund Stone Zander invites readers to shed the childhood stories that hold us back, and enter a realm of true maturity and fulfillment, where limitless growth becomes possible.

Jun 24, 2016
The rough guide to Mexico by

The rough guide to Mexico

Provides practical advice on planning a trip to Mexico, describes points of interest in each section of the country, and includes information on restaurants, nightspots, and shops.

Jun 24, 2016
Show me all your scars - true stories of living with mental illness by

Show me all your scars - true stories of living with mental illness

Jun 24, 2016
Self-reg - how to help your child (and you) break the stress cycle and successfully engage with life by Shanker, Stuart, author.

Self-reg - how to help your child (and you) break the stress cycle and successfully engage with life

"The first parenting book to bring the science and psychology of children's behavior together to build brain/body awareness for self-regulation and success,"--Amazon.com.

Jun 24, 2016
Swans of the Kremlin - ballet and power in Soviet Russia by Ezrahi, Christina.

Swans of the Kremlin - ballet and power in Soviet Russia

"A fascinating glimpse at the collision of art and politics during the first fifty years of the Soviet period. Ezrahi shows how the producers and performers of Russia's two major ballet troupes quietly but effectively resisted Soviet cultural hegemony during this period"--

Jun 24, 2016
Thinner leaner stronger - the simple science of building the ultimate female body by Matthews, Michael, author.

Thinner leaner stronger - the simple science of building the ultimate female body

"If you want to be toned, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without crash dieting, "good genetics," or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements ... regardless of your age ... then you want to read this book"--Back cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Tears to triumph - the spiritual journey from suffering to enlightenment by Williamson, Marianne, 1952-

Tears to triumph - the spiritual journey from suffering to enlightenment

The internationally recognized teacher, speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love argues that our desire to avoid pain is actually detrimental to our lives, disconnecting us from our deepest emotions and preventing true healing and spiritual transcendence. Marianne Williamson is a bestselling author, world-renowned teacher, and one of the most important spiritual voices of our time. In Tears to Triumph, she argues that we--as a culture and as individuals--have learned t

Jun 24, 2016
This is where you belong - the art and science of loving the place you live by Warnick, Melody, author.

This is where you belong - the art and science of loving the place you live

" How we come to feel at home in our towns and cities is what Warnick sets out to discover in This Is Where You Belong. She dives into the body of research around place attachment--the deep sense of connection that binds some of us to our cities and increases our physical and emotional well-being--then travels to towns across America to see it in action. Inspired by a growing movement of placemaking, she examines what its practitioners are doing to create likeable locales. She also speaks with f

Jun 24, 2016
Keep watching the skies! Volume 1, A-K - American science fiction movies of the fifties by Warren, Bill, 1943- author.

Keep watching the skies! Volume 1, A-K - American science fiction movies of the fifties

Bill Warren's Keep Watching the Skies! was originally published in two volumes, in 1982 and 1986. It was then greatly expanded in what we called the 21st Century Edition, with new entries on several films and revisions and expansions of the commentary on every film. In addition to a detailed plot synopsis, full cast and credit listings, and an overview of the critical reception of each film, Warren delivers richly informative assessments of the films and a wealth of insights and anecdotes about

Jun 24, 2016
The intimidation game - how the Left is silencing free speech by Strassel, Kimberley, author.

The intimidation game - how the Left is silencing free speech

For nearly forty years, Washington and much of the American public have held up "disclosure" and "campaign finance laws" as ideals, and the path to cleaner and freer elections. This narrative will show, through disturbing, first-person accounts, how both have instead been hijacked by the Left as weapons against free speech and free association, becoming the most powerful tools of those intent on silencing their political opposition. Democrats have in the past decade used them to sic the IRS, the

Jun 24, 2016
Israel by Griver, Simon.

Israel

A travel guide to Israel, providing background on the history, people, and culture of the country, maps and information about places of interest, and practical travel tips on topics including dining, transportation, accommodations, and entertainment.

Jun 24, 2016
The everyday meat guide - a neighborhood butcher's advice book by Venezia, Ray, author.

The everyday meat guide - a neighborhood butcher's advice book

"When Rachael Ray wants to tell her 2.6 million viewers how to shop wisely at the meat counter, she invites veteran butcher Ray Venezia on her show. This handbook condenses Venezia's expert advice from 25 years behind the butcher block, giving every weeknight shopper and grill enthusiast the need-to-know information on meat grades, best values, and common cuts for poultry, pork, lamb, veal, and beef. The Everyday Meat Guide includes easy-to-follow illustrations and instructions for the questions

Jun 24, 2016
Eight bullets - one woman's story of surviving anti-gay violence by Brenner, Claudia, 1956-

Eight bullets - one woman's story of surviving anti-gay violence

"In May 1988 a horrific shooting attack left 28-year-old Rebecca Wight dead. Her partner, Claudia Brenner, was seriously wounded. In this profoundly personal, emotionally riveting, politically energizing account of the murder and its aftermath, the author writes about her path to recovery and activism"--Jacket.

Jun 24, 2016
EatingWell vegetables - the essential reference by

EatingWell vegetables - the essential reference

The one reference home cooks need to buy, store, prepare, cook, and savor vegetables at their peak of flavor.

Jun 24, 2016
Death by video game - danger, pleasure, and obsession on the virtual frontline by Parkin, Simon.

Death by video game - danger, pleasure, and obsession on the virtual frontline

""The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers--which, in fact, he is."--Tom Bissell, author of Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter On January 31, 2012, in an internet cafe on the outskirts of New Taipei City, Taiwan, 23-year-old student Chen Rong-yu was found dead at his keyboard while the video game he had been playing for three days straight continued to flash on the screen in front of hi

Jun 24, 2016
The day the president was shot - the Secret Service, the FBI, a would-be killer, and the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by O'Reilly, Bill, author.

The day the president was shot - the Secret Service, the FBI, a would-be killer, and the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan

A chronicle of the events leading up to the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. Includes a discussion of the aftermath and provides biographical information on the former president.

Jun 24, 2016
Cured - handcrafted charcuteria & more by Wekselbaum, Charles, author.

Cured - handcrafted charcuteria & more

For lovers of all things dry cured, award-winning chef, owner of Charlito|s Cocina, and creator of charcuterie Charles Wekselbaum has written an unconventional entry-level guide to the process. Drawing on his Cuban-Jewish background and inspired by flavors from Asia to Italy, “Charlito” includes recipes for pork and beef salami, dry-cured whole muscles like prosciutto and bresaola, and more unusual seafood and vegan options made from salmon, tuna, figs, cucumbers, and more. He provides instructi

Jun 24, 2016
China [2016] by Dorling Kindersley, Inc.

China [2016]

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.

Jun 24, 2016
Bukowski in a sundress - confessions from a writing life by Addonizio, Kim, 1954- author.

Bukowski in a sundress - confessions from a writing life

"A dazzling, edgy, laugh-out-loud memoir from the award-winning poet and novelist that reflects on writing, drinking, dating, and more, Kim Addonizio is used to being exposed. As a writer of provocative poems and stories, she has encountered success along with snark: one critic dismissed her as "Charles Bukowski in a sundress." ("Why not Walt Whitman in a sparkly tutu?" she muses.) Now, in this utterly original memoir in essays, she opens up to chronicle the joys and indignities in the life of a

Jun 24, 2016