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Cooking with chia for dummies by Rogers, Barrie, author.

Cooking with chia for dummies

Shares over one hundred recipes for every meal of the day that incorporate the nutrient-dense chia seed, and discusses its nutritional benefits, disease-fighting powers, and versatility in cooking.

May 24, 2016
The 100 most influential musicians of all time by

The 100 most influential musicians of all time

Chronologically arranged entries profile one hundred of the world's most influential musicians from medieval times through the twentieth century.

May 24, 2016
Loving the little years - motherhood in the trenches by Jankovic, Rachel.

Loving the little years - motherhood in the trenches

"I didn't write this book because mothering little ones is easy for me. I wrote it because it isn't. I know that this is a hard job, because I am right here in the middle of it. I know you need encouragement because I do too. This is not a tender reminiscence from someone who had children so long ago that she only remembers the sweet parts. At the time of writing this, I have three children in diapers, and I can recognize the sound of hundreds of toothpicks being dumped out in the hall. This is

May 24, 2016
Vaccine epidemic - how corporate greed, biased science, and coercive government threaten our human rights, our health, and our children by

Vaccine epidemic - how corporate greed, biased science, and coercive government threaten our human rights, our health, and our children

Argues that vaccines are dangerous and that government mandates violate individual rights, shares stories of people injured by vaccinations, and suggests ways to reform the current American health-care system.

May 24, 2016
Krakatoa - the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883 by Winchester, Simon.

Krakatoa - the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883

In August 1883, a catastrophic volcanic eruption off the coast of Java was followed by a tsunami that killed nearly 40,000 people. The author brings new perspective to this iconic event, showing how it marked a change in East-West relations.

May 24, 2016
Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self by Walker, Rebecca, 1969 November 17-

Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self

The story of a child's unique struggle for identity and home when nothing in her world told her who she was or where she belonged. Poetic reflections on memory, time, and identity punctuate this gritty exploration of race and sexuality.

May 24, 2016
Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude by Lofren, Diane Gage.

Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude

May 24, 2016
North Carolina by Frye, Jason.

North Carolina

May 25, 2016
Neuroscience for dummies by Amthor, Frank, author.

Neuroscience for dummies

May 25, 2016
The longest mile - a doctor, a food fight, and the footrace that rallied a community against cancer by Meyer, Christine, author.

The longest mile - a doctor, a food fight, and the footrace that rallied a community against cancer

In the course of their lifetime, one out of two men and one out of three women will be diagnosed with cancer. Many of us watch in desperation as our friends and loved ones fight for their lives. But after seeing several of her patients and her dearest aunt engage in a battle with cancer, Dr. Christine Meyer decided to embark on a quest for hope--and through happenstance and love, a team of runners emerged that empowered a community to make a difference, not only in the lives of cancer patients,

May 25, 2016
Walking the Himalayas by Wood, Levison, 1982- author.

Walking the Himalayas

Levison Wood's most challenging expedition yet begins along the Silk Road route of Afghanistan and travels 1700 miles through five countries over the course of six months. Following in the footsteps of the great explorers, Wood walks the entire length of the Himalayas in an adventure of survival and endurance. In a personal story of perseverance and discovery, Wood forges bonds with local guides, porters, mountain men, soldiers, farmers, smugglers and shepherds. By travelling on foot, and follow

May 25, 2016
PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review. by

PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review.

Provides strategies for tackling the critical reading, math, and writing sections of the PSAT; offers practice tests with detailed answers; and contains review resources including a word list, word families, and math concepts.

May 25, 2016
Tribe - on homecoming and belonging by Junger, Sebastian, author.

Tribe - on homecoming and belonging

"Draws on history, psychology, and anthropology to discuss how the tribal connection--the instinct to belong to small groups with a clear purpose and common understanding--can satisfy the human quest for meaning and belonging,"--NoveList.

May 25, 2016
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The patriots by Fisher, David, 1946- author.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The patriots

The American Revolution was not inevitable, nor was it a unanimous cause. It pitted neighbors against one another, as loyalists and colonial rebels faced off for their lives and futures. Through the remarkable lives of the first Americans, this book reveals the contentious arguments that turned friends into foes and the land into a war zone. From the riots over a child's murder that led to the Boston Massacre, to the Continental Army's first victory under George Washington's leadership, to the l

May 25, 2016
Anatomy & 100 stretching exercises for cycling by Albir, Guillermo Seijas.

Anatomy & 100 stretching exercises for cycling

Addresses the specific needs of cyclists, bringing together information on the most recent studies of the effects on flexibility on cycling.

May 27, 2016
Illuminating the way - embracing the wisdom of monks and mystics by Paintner, Christine Valters, author.

Illuminating the way - embracing the wisdom of monks and mystics

May 27, 2016
Your idea starts here - 77 mind-expanding ways to unleash your creativity by Eckert, Carolyn, 1964- author.

Your idea starts here - 77 mind-expanding ways to unleash your creativity

"In "Your Idea Starts Here," graphic designer Carolyn Eckert offers 77 specific questions, techniques, and exercises cleverly combined with fascinating infographics and other visuals to jump-start creative thinking."--Provided by publisher.

May 30, 2016
You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives by Tannen, Deborah.

You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives

Explores the connections among sisters throughout their childhood years into adulthood, including competitiveness, age differences, and lifelong friendships.

May 30, 2016
A year of spiritual companionship - 52 weeks of wisdom for a life of gratitude, balance, and happiness by Kernion, Anne Kertz, 1958- author.

A year of spiritual companionship - 52 weeks of wisdom for a life of gratitude, balance, and happiness

May 30, 2016
You don't have to be a shark - creating your own success by Herjavec, Robert, 1962- author.

You don't have to be a shark - creating your own success

"Many people assume that effective sales ability demands a unique personality and an aggressive attitude. It's not true, and Robert Herjavec is proof. Known as the "Nice Shark" on the ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit show SHARK TANK, Robert Herjavec is lovedby viewers, who respond to his affable nature. He has developed an honest and genuine approach to life and selling that has set him apart from his cut-throat colleagues, and rewarded him with a degree of wealth measured in hundreds of millions of

May 30, 2016