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A hope more powerful than the sea - one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival by Fleming, Melissa, author. A hope more powerful than the sea - one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival

Recounts the powerful experiences of Syrian refugee Doaa Zamel, who was cast adrift in a frigid sea with the children of drowned parents after their dangerously overcrowded ship sank, in an account that details what their experiences reveal about an ongoing international crisis.

Dec 3, 2016
The Honeymoon Handbook by Planet, Lonely The Honeymoon Handbook

Dec 3, 2016
Homer. by Graziosi, Barbara. Homer.

Dec 3, 2016
High notes - selected writings of Gay Talese by Talese, Gay, author. High notes - selected writings of Gay Talese

"High Notes draws from six decades of Talese's work, from his long-form pieces for Esquire to his more autobiographical writings of the eighties and nineties to his twenty-first-century reflections on New York, New Yorkers, and the institution of which he is the longtime chronicler, the New York Times"--

Dec 3, 2016
Hearing from God - 5 steps to knowing his will for your life by Stine, David Isaac, author. Hearing from God - 5 steps to knowing his will for your life

Dec 3, 2016
Happy as a Dane - 10 secrets of the happiest people in the world by Rydahl, Malene, author. Happy as a Dane - 10 secrets of the happiest people in the world

Dec 3, 2016
The happiest mommy you know - why putting yourself first is the best thing you can do by Brown, Genevieve Shaw, author. The happiest mommy you know - why putting yourself first is the best thing you can do

Dec 3, 2016
The Great War and the Middle East - a strategic study by Johnson, Robert, 1967- author. The Great War and the Middle East - a strategic study

Dec 3, 2016
A great place to have a war - America in Laos and the birth of a military CIA by Kurlantzick, Joshua, 1976- author. A great place to have a war - America in Laos and the birth of a military CIA

Dec 3, 2016
The great mistake - how we wrecked public universities and how we can fix them by Newfield, Christopher, author. The great mistake - how we wrecked public universities and how we can fix them

Dec 3, 2016
The great equalizer - how main street capitalism can create an economy for everyone by Smick, David M, author. The great equalizer - how main street capitalism can create an economy for everyone

"The experts say that America's best days are behind us, that mediocre long-term economic growth is baked in the cake, and that politically, socially, and racially, the United States will continue to tear itself apart. But David Smick--hedge fund strategist and author of the 2008 bestseller The World Is Curved--argues that the experts are wrong. In recent decades, a Corporate Capitalism of top down mismanagement and backroom deal-making has smothered America's innovative spirit. Policy now favo

Dec 3, 2016
Governing from the skies - a global history of aerial bombing by Hippler, Thomas, 1972- author. Governing from the skies - a global history of aerial bombing

Dec 3, 2016
Goop clean beauty by Goop (COR) Goop clean beauty

"The ultimate beauty guide from the experts at GOOP--the trusted resource for healthy, mindful living, curated by Gwyneth Paltrow Millions of women around the world turn to the clean-living team at GOOP for beauty advice. From nontoxic product recommendations, red carpet- (and everyday-) ready hair and makeup tutorials, to guidance on aging, acne, and antioxidants, GOOP has become the go-to resource for head-to-toe beauty. Finally, the editors of GOOP have curated their greatest tips and recom

Dec 3, 2016
Good authority - how to become the leader your team is waiting for by Raymond, Jonathan, author. Good authority - how to become the leader your team is waiting for

"Why is it so rare for people to truly own their work? How can the employee engagement numbers be so bad year after year with no sign of getting better? In this book, Jonathan Raymond invites us to reexamine our assumptions about the role of leaders and how culture change and personal growth actually happen. The idea is as simple as it is radical: personal and professional growth are one thing, not two. Through powerful stories from his time as CEO of one of the most influential business coachin

Dec 3, 2016
God's Generals - The Military Lives of Moses, the Buddha, and Muhammad by Gabriel, Richard A. God's Generals - The Military Lives of Moses, the Buddha, and Muhammad

Dec 3, 2016
The Godfather notebook by Coppola, Francis Ford, 1939- author. The Godfather notebook

"The most important unpublished work on one of the greatest films of all time, The Godfather, written before filming, by the man who wrote and directed it--Francis Ford Coppola, then only thirty-two years old--reveals the intense creative process that went into creating this seminal film. With meticulous notes and impressions of Mario Puzo's novel, the Notebook was referred to by Coppola daily on set while he directed the movie. The Godfather Notebook pulls back the curtain on the legendary film

Dec 3, 2016
The glass universe - how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars by Sobel, Dava, author. The glass universe - how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars

"In the late nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or "human computers," to interpret the observations their male counterparts made via telescope each night. At the outset this group consisted of the wives, sisters, and daughters of the resident astronomers, but soon the female corps included graduates of the new women's colleges--Vassar, Wellesley, Radcliffe, and Smith. As photography transformed the practice of astronomy, the ladies turned fr

Dec 3, 2016
Get your sh*t together - how to stop worrying about what you should do so you can finish what you need to do and start doing what you want to do by Knight, Sarah, author. Get your sh*t together - how to stop worrying about what you should do so you can finish what you need to do and start doing what you want to do

Provides a straight-talking, humorous, and helpful guide to shedding self-doubt and finding one's own path to success.

Dec 3, 2016
Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security by Kotlikoff, Laurence J, author. Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security

Helps those nearing retirement make decisions about Social Security benefits by detailing techniques and options to maximize benefit income for different life situations.

Dec 3, 2016
Get lit rising - Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life. by Lane, Diane Luby, author. Get lit rising - Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life.

"Get to know the Get Lit Players--a group of teens who use poetry to take on the world--with this common-core aligned book that sheds light on teen issues through their own poetry and slam poetry performances. Get Lit Rising brings to life the true story of nineteen teen poets (the Get Lit Players) who are inspiring thousands of teens across the country through their award-winning performances of classic and spoken word poems. This book takes readers inside the private lives of these teen poets

Dec 3, 2016

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