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Slaying the debt dragon - how one family conquered their money monster and found an inspired happily ever after by Lowe, Cherie.

Slaying the debt dragon - how one family conquered their money monster and found an inspired happily ever after

Lowe was shocked when she realized how the small, everyday expenses of living just added up until her family was being threatened by one dragon of a debt. Through hard work and God's help, the family paid off their creditors in just under four years. Lowe shares how her war on debt strengthened her marriage and brought her whole family closer to God and to one another.

Apr 26, 2015
Legend - a harrowing story, from the Vietnam War, of one Green Beret's heroic mission to rescue a Special Forces team caught behind enemy lines by Blehm, Eric, author.

Legend - a harrowing story, from the Vietnam War, of one Green Beret's heroic mission to rescue a Special Forces team caught behind enemy lines

Apr 26, 2015
Lean habits for lifelong weight loss - mastering 4 core eating behaviors to stay slim forever by Fear, Georgie, author.

Lean habits for lifelong weight loss - mastering 4 core eating behaviors to stay slim forever

Lean Habits isn't about quick-fixes, restrictive dieting or calorie-counting. The four staples of lean living are all about adjusting your relationship with food so you can eat what you want, when you want but with a smarter approach. Easy modifications like learning to sense when you are truly hungry and knowing the difference between satisfied and stuffed, will be your stepping-stones to a healthy life in which you don't have to stress about your diet.

Apr 26, 2015
Walking with Jesus - a way forward for the Church by Francis, Pope, 1936-

Walking with Jesus - a way forward for the Church

"In these essays Pope Francis urges Christians in our time to take up the journey [of walking with Jesus] again and to renew their faith. ... [He] does so by drawing from the rich spiritual legacy of St. Ignatius of Loyola as well as his pastoral encounters across a long lifetime as a priest, bishop, and now pope"--Foreword.

Apr 26, 2015
The Obama doctrine - American grand strategy today by Dueck, Colin, 1969-

The Obama doctrine - American grand strategy today

"An incisive evaluation of foreign policy and the meaning of power in the Obama era"--

Apr 26, 2015
Quick check guide to organic foods by Wexler, Barbara, author.

Quick check guide to organic foods

"Following an organic diet can be a wise choice. But understanding the many terms out in the marketplace--from "natural" to "all natural" and even "organic" vs. "100% organic" can be tricky. What does it mean if a product is labeled "all natural?" Are the health benefits of buying organic even worth it? Which fruits and vegetables contain the lowest amounts of pesticides--and the highest? With the help of this no-nonsense guide, readers can make intelligent choices about the foods they eat with

Apr 26, 2015
The road home - a contemporary exploration of the Buddhist path by Nichtern, Ethan, author.

The road home - a contemporary exploration of the Buddhist path

In The Road Home, Ethan Nichtern, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, investigates the journey each of us takes to find where we belong. Drawing from contemporary research on meditation and mindfulness and his experience as a Buddhist teacher and practitioner, Nichtern describes in fresh and deeply resonant terms the basic existential experience that gives rise to spiritual seeking--and also to its potentially dangerous counterpart, spiritual materialism. He reveals how our ind

Apr 26, 2015
Religion in the Oval Office - the religious lives of American presidents by Smith, Gary Scott, 1950- author.

Religion in the Oval Office - the religious lives of American presidents

Apr 26, 2015
Kaleidoscope city - a year in Varanasi by Ede, Piers Moore, author.

Kaleidoscope city - a year in Varanasi

A British travel writer's account of an extended stay in the northern Indian city of Varanasi, a 5,000-year-old "experiment in human cohabitation" on the banks of the Ganges River.

Apr 26, 2015
Superfood juices - 100 delicious, energizing & nutrient-dense recipes by Morris, Julie (Chef)

Superfood juices - 100 delicious, energizing & nutrient-dense recipes

Power up your juicer and pack more nutrition into your day! Whether you crave fruit juices or have a hankering for cleansing, purifying green juices, you'll find them all here. From choosing the right machine to considering the health benefits of various juices, this book will spark experimentation, rejuvenation, and flavorful bliss one superfood sip at a time.

Apr 26, 2015
Speak now - marriage equality on trial - the story of Hollingsworth v. Perry by Yoshino, Kenji, author.

Speak now - marriage equality on trial - the story of Hollingsworth v. Perry

"Tells the story of a watershed trial that unfolded over twelve tense days in California in 2010. A trial that legalized same-sex marriage in our most populous state. A trial that interrogated the nature of marriage, the political status of gays and lesbians, the ideal circumstances for raising children, and the ability of direct democracy to protect fundamental rights. A trial that stands as the most potent argument for marriage equality this nation has ever seen. In telling the story of Hollin

Apr 26, 2015
Master the GRE, 2015 by

Master the GRE, 2015

Apr 26, 2015
Lent and Easter- Wisdom from Thomas Merton. Daily scripture and prayers together with Thomas Merton's own words by

Lent and Easter- Wisdom from Thomas Merton. Daily scripture and prayers together with Thomas Merton's own words

Apr 26, 2015
The straight talk on parenting - a no-nonsense approach on how to grow a grown-up by Hoefle, Vicki, author.

The straight talk on parenting - a no-nonsense approach on how to grow a grown-up

"Vicki Hoefle's Straight Talk on Parenting makes the bold claim that parenting is not about perfection. Her book teaches parents to trust their intuition and develop an intentional strategy for meeting each child's unique needs."--

Apr 26, 2015
Rock art! - painting and crafting with the humble pebble by Scicluna, Denise.

Rock art! - painting and crafting with the humble pebble

"Great uses for rocks: throwing, skipping, kicking…how about painting? Rock painting is one of the oldest forms of artistic expression known to man. The varied surfaces, shapes, and sizes of rocks also make them perfect for crafts. From brooches to bookends, paperweights to place cards, miniature owls to patterned pebbles, you can create just about anything with the right rock and a bit of imagination."--

Apr 26, 2015
Retrain your anxious brain - practical and effective tools to conquer anxiety by Tsilimparis, John.

Retrain your anxious brain - practical and effective tools to conquer anxiety

Apr 26, 2015
Jewish wisdom for growing older - finding your grit and grace beyond midlife by Friedman, Dayle A., 1956- author.

Jewish wisdom for growing older - finding your grit and grace beyond midlife

"Whether you are fifty-five or seventy-five, approaching retirement or age one hundred, growing older brings remarkable opportunities but often also wrenching difficulties. Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman, a pioneer in reinventing and revaluing aging, mines ancient Jewish wisdom for values, tools and precedents to frame new callings and beginnings, shifting family roles, and experiences of illness and death."--

Apr 26, 2015
Japanese Kanji made easy - learn 1,000 Kanji and Kana the fun and easy way by Kluemper, Michael L.

Japanese Kanji made easy - learn 1,000 Kanji and Kana the fun and easy way

"Learning the fundamental kanji characters used to write Japanese can be challenging, but this book is designed to speed up learning by presenting the 1,000 most common characters using a mnemonic approach. In a fun and accessible way to learn Japanese, each kanji is associated with memorable visual and verbal clues. As well, each character is presented as part of a group of characters which share similar traits."--

Apr 26, 2015
Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon by Brown, Ann Marie, author.

Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon

Apr 26, 2015
Weep not for me - in memory of a beloved cat by Jenkins, Constance.

Weep not for me - in memory of a beloved cat

Apr 26, 2015