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Sheet pan suppers - 120 recipes for simple, surprising, hands-off meals straight from the oven - plus breakfasts, desserts, and snacks, too! by Gilbert, Molly, author.

Sheet pan suppers - 120 recipes for simple, surprising, hands-off meals straight from the oven - plus breakfasts, desserts, and snacks, too!

Dec 19, 2014
Screen-smart parenting - how to find balance and benefit in your child's use of social media, apps, and digital devices by Gold, Jodi.

Screen-smart parenting - how to find balance and benefit in your child's use of social media, apps, and digital devices

"Even for today's most tech-savvy parents, managing kids' technology use is a huge challenge fraught with uncertainties. What kinds (and amounts) of screen time boost learning and development--and what kinds may be harmful? What is the right age for a game console or a smartphone? How can kids and teens be protected from cyberbullying and learn to be good digital citizens? What impact do parents' technology habits have? In her busy psychiatry practice--and while raising her own kids--Jodi Gold s

Dec 19, 2014
When books went to war - the stories that helped us win World War II by Manning, Molly Guptill, 1980- author.

When books went to war - the stories that helped us win World War II

"When America entered World War II in 1941, [it] faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations. In 1943, the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program: 120 million small, lightweight paperbacks, for troops to carry in their pockets and their rucksacks, in eve

Dec 19, 2014
A woman's guide to diabetes - a path to wellness by Strand, Natalie.

A woman's guide to diabetes - a path to wellness

Dec 19, 2014
Young Ovid - an unfinished biography by Middlebrook, Diane Wood, 1939-2007, author.

Young Ovid - an unfinished biography

Dec 19, 2014
The world of Raymond Chandler - in his own words by Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.

The world of Raymond Chandler - in his own words

"The first book to give us the life and times of Raymond Chandler through his own writing-from the acclaimed editor of The Letters of Noe¨l Coward. Chandler never wrote an autobiography or a memoir. Now Barry Day, making use of Chandler's novels, short stories, and letters as well as Day's always illuminating commentary, gives us the life of "the man with no home," a man precariously balanced between his classical English education with its immutable values and that of a fast-evolving America du

Dec 19, 2014
The world - a traveller's guide to the planet. by

The world - a traveller's guide to the planet.

"We've distilled 40 years of travel know-how into the first guidebook to our entire planet. In this ultimate A to Z, every country has a detailed map, essential facts, inspirational images and its mustsee highlights. Discover the highlights of 221 countries in glorious colour, explore your interests, plan itineraries and find out how to get around, Our authors share travel secrets and local insights, Includes 228 maps, 700 images and 1595 highlights (approx. 2-5 pages per country)"--publisher's

Dec 19, 2014
Your best pregnancy - the ultimate guide to easing the aches, pains, and uncomfortable side effects during each stage of your pregnancy by Hoefs, Jill, author.

Your best pregnancy - the ultimate guide to easing the aches, pains, and uncomfortable side effects during each stage of your pregnancy

Dec 19, 2014
Twenty poems that could save America and other essays by Hoagland, Tony, author.

Twenty poems that could save America and other essays

A fearless, wide-ranging book on the state of poetry and American literary culture by Tony Hoagland, the author of What Narcissism Means to Me. Twenty Poems That Could Save America presents insightful essays on the craft of poetry and a bold conversation about the role of poetry in contemporary culture. Essays on the "vertigo" effects of new poetry give way to appraisals of Robert Bly, Sharon Olds, and Dean Young. At the heart of this book is an honesty and curiosity about the ways poetry can in

Dec 19, 2014
The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome - finding answers, getting well by Gambaro, Jill, 1959-

The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome - finding answers, getting well

"The truth about carpal tunnel syndrome is a compelling patient account of this controversial injury. Using layman's terms, the book describes why it's so difficult to treat, how the author learned to manage hers, and how the medical and legal systems work in conflict to those suffering such injuries. Offering hope to sufferers and their loved ones, this book captures the reality of carpal tunnel syndrome and suggests ways for dealing not just with the injury but with the systems in place to dea

Dec 19, 2014
Stitch draw by James, Rosie.

Stitch draw

When you want to make a fresh artistic statement, put down the pencil and turn on the sewing machine instead! Figurative stitch work is a hot new look, and Rosie James--a leading exponent of the style--takes newcomers by the hand and guides them through its ins and outs. Using her own gorgeous drawings, plus those of other top artists, she lays out a repertoire of techniques, including transferring drawing to cloth, stitching on photographs, using multicolored threads, layering images, and creat

Dec 19, 2014
Zombie loyalists - using great service to create rabid fans by Shankman, Peter.

Zombie loyalists - using great service to create rabid fans

Dec 19, 2014
You're not lost if you can still see the truck - the further adventures of America's everyman outdoorsman by Heavey, Bill, author.

You're not lost if you can still see the truck - the further adventures of America's everyman outdoorsman

"From the beloved Field & Stream everyman, a collection of hilarious, insightful, and moving pieces about a life lived outdoors"--Publisher's website.

Dec 19, 2014
Yell less, love more - how the Orange Rhino mom stopped yelling at her kids-and how you can too! by McCraith, Sheila., author.

Yell less, love more - how the Orange Rhino mom stopped yelling at her kids-and how you can too!

"A 30-day guide that includes 100 alternatives to yelling, simple daily steps to follow, honest stories to inspire."--Cover.

Dec 19, 2014
A year without fear - 365 days of magnificence by Kieves, Tama J.

A year without fear - 365 days of magnificence

" Career coach and Harvard-trained lawyer Tama Kieves presents 365 tidbits of easy-to-digest wisdom in a day-by-day format that readers will love! In this day-by-day book, motivational speaker, career coach, and Harvard-trained lawyer Tama Kieves presents the reader with 365 days worth of inspiration for overcoming fear, conquering obstacles, and achieving their life's greatest work. With morsels of wisdom presented in an easy-to-action format, this book will help readers to realize and a

Dec 19, 2014
The year of reading dangerously - how fifty great books (and two not-so-great ones) saved my life by Miller, Andy, author.

The year of reading dangerously - how fifty great books (and two not-so-great ones) saved my life

"A vivaciously witty and entertaining chronicle of one man's quest to better himself by reading fifty great books (and two not-so-great ones), The Year of Reading Dangerously--the grown-up version of a grade-schooler's reading journal--reminds us why we should all make time in our lives for books"--

Dec 19, 2014
A year of living virtuously - weekends off by Jordan, Teresa.

A year of living virtuously - weekends off

Collects essays describing the author's attempts to live according to a list of traditional virtues compiled by Benjamin Franklin, one week at a time, and one virtue at a time.

Dec 19, 2014
Writing Japanese kana by Lampkin, R. (Rita), author.

Writing Japanese kana

This workbook leads you step-by-step through the complexities of writing hiragana and katakana characters. You work at your own pace so you gain confidence and become comfortable with this skill as you progress through the book -- Back cover.

Dec 19, 2014
Wrestling for My Life - The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a Wwe Superstar by Michaels, Shawn/ Thomas, David (CON)

Wrestling for My Life - The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a Wwe Superstar

Dec 19, 2014
Word workout - building a muscular vocabulary in 10 easy steps by Elster, Charles Harrington.

Word workout - building a muscular vocabulary in 10 easy steps

"'People judge you by the words you use.' This has never been more true than in our text-driven world of quick communications and often sloppy language use. Word Workout is a practical book for building vocabulary--a graduated program featuring thousands of words that begins with words known by most college graduates and ascends to words known only by the most educated, intelligent, and well-read adults. The workout will be a comprehensive program, chock-full of information about synonyms, anton

Dec 19, 2014