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The home reference to holistic health and healing - easy-to-use natural remedies, herbs, flower essences, essential oils, supplements, and therapeutic practices for health, happiness, and well-being by Mars, Brigitte, author.

The home reference to holistic health and healing - easy-to-use natural remedies, herbs, flower essences, essential oils, supplements, and therapeutic practices for health, happiness, and well-being

Jan 19, 2015
The cause of all nations - an international history of the American Civil War by Doyle, Don Harrison, 1946- author.

The cause of all nations - an international history of the American Civil War

Jan 19, 2015
Bugs up close by Janzon, Lars-Åke, author.

Bugs up close

Take a close-up look into a world you've never noticed. Bugs are usually so small that we hardly notice them, let alone think of them as living beings. But call upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae suddenly start staring back at us. About 80 percent of the Earth's animals are insects. While there are millions of different species, we rarely see many of them ... until now. Thanks to the photography of John Hallmen, who took a camera and magnified these ma

Jan 19, 2015
Boom, bust, exodus - the Rust Belt, the maquilas, and a tale of two cities by Broughton, Chad, author.

Boom, bust, exodus - the Rust Belt, the maquilas, and a tale of two cities

Jan 19, 2015
Blowing the roof off the twenty-first century - media, politics, and the struggle for post-capitalist democracy by McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952- author.

Blowing the roof off the twenty-first century - media, politics, and the struggle for post-capitalist democracy

"In the United States and much of the world there is a palpable depression about the prospect of overcoming the downward spiral created by the tyranny of wealth and privilege and establishing a truly democratic and sustainable society. It threatens to become self-fulfilling. In this trailblazing new book, award-winning author Robert W. McChesney argues that the weight of the present is blinding people to the changing nature and the tremendous possibilities of the historical moment we inhabit. In

Jan 19, 2015
Blood of the tiger - a story of conspiracy, greed, and the battle to save a magnificent species by Mills, Judy A., author.

Blood of the tiger - a story of conspiracy, greed, and the battle to save a magnificent species

"Blood of the Tiger takes readers on a wild ride to save one of the world's rarest animals from a band of Chinese billionaires. Despite the tiger's beloved status, there may be fewer than three thousand left in the wild. At the same time, at least five thousand "domesticated" tigers have been reared on farms in China, not for traditional medicine but for the production of tiger-bone wine, tiger-skin decor, and gourmet cuisine enjoyed by the country's elite. J. A. Mills spent twenty years investi

Jan 19, 2015
Sugar rush - master tips, techniques, and recipes for sweet baking by Iuzzini, Johnny.

Sugar rush - master tips, techniques, and recipes for sweet baking

Collects over one hundred and fifty recipes for assorted baked goods and sweets, including sour cream sherbet, cream puffs, crumb cake, and salted caramels, with expert tips on such fundamentals as making caramel and mixing butter cakes.

Jan 21, 2015
The writers - a history of American screenwriters and their Guild by Banks, Miranda J., 1972- author.

The writers - a history of American screenwriters and their Guild

Jan 21, 2015
Weight training for dummies by Chabut, LaReine, author.

Weight training for dummies

Weight Training For Dummies makes it easy to get started with weight training by offering trusted and straightforward guidance on the latest circuit and resistance training, and all-new information on the highly popular bodyweight and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Whether you're working with dumbbells, free weight sets, or machines, you'll find out how to combine weight training with other exercise to properly strength train and get in the best shape of your life. Along with aerobic

Jan 21, 2015
Vegan casseroles - pasta bakes, gratins, pot pies, and more by Hasson, Julie, author.

Vegan casseroles - pasta bakes, gratins, pot pies, and more

Hasson shows you how to bring the traditional comfort foods to your table, while staying within your health-conscious vegan parameters. The recipes come together quickly, are focused on whole-food ingredients, and can be personalized by paring any of the sauces with your favorite veggies and rice or pasta.

Jan 21, 2015
The ultimate diet revolution - your metabolism makeover by Karas, Jim.

The ultimate diet revolution - your metabolism makeover

"#1 New York Times bestselling author and fitness expert Jim Karas reveals the surprising truth about your metabolism, and how you can change it forever, following the radically different weight loss and fitness plan he calls The Ultimate Diet REVolution. In The Ultimate Diet REVolution, the ever iconoclastic Jim Karas reveals little-known truths about human metabolism. Dismissing the latest cleansing and detoxing trends, he teaches you how to transform your metabolism and blast-through calories

Jan 21, 2015
The tyranny of silence - how one cartoon ignited a global debate on the future of free speech by Rose, Flemming, 1958- author.

The tyranny of silence - how one cartoon ignited a global debate on the future of free speech

Jan 21, 2015
Spineless - portraits of marine invertebrates, the backbone of life by Middleton, Susan, 1948- author, photographer.

Spineless - portraits of marine invertebrates, the backbone of life

In Spineless, acclaimed photographer Susan Middleton explores the mysterious and surprising world of marine invertebrates, which represent more than 98 percent of the known animal species in the ocean. They are also astonishingly diverse in their shapes, patterns, textures, and colors--in nature's fashion show, they are the haute couture of marine life. This collection of more than 250 remarkable images is the result of seven years of painstaking fieldwork across the Pacific Ocean, using photogr

Jan 21, 2015
Sensational buttercream decorating - 50 projects for luscious cakes, mini-cakes & cupcakes by Madden, Carey, author.

Sensational buttercream decorating - 50 projects for luscious cakes, mini-cakes & cupcakes

Collects fifty cake decorating projects that feature Swiss-style buttercream, with step-by-step, illustrated recipes for cakes, cupcakes, icings, and fillings, and detailed explanations of icing techniques and decorating fundamentals.

Jan 21, 2015
Writing term papers with cool new digital tools by Greek, Joe.

Writing term papers with cool new digital tools

Jan 21, 2015
The work - the search for a life that matters by Moore, Wes, 1978-

The work - the search for a life that matters

"Wes Moore's remarkable bestseller The Other Wes Moore ends when Wes completes his journey from a fatherless delinquent to college graduate and heads off to Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. But what happens next? Next, he had to figure out the answer to the question: What is your work? More than finding a job, he had to find the work he was meant to do. For the next decade, Wes traced a path through some of the most fascinating and high-pressure workspaces in the world: an American student at Oxf

Jan 21, 2015
Sunday casseroles - complete comfort in one dish by Rosbottom, Betty.

Sunday casseroles - complete comfort in one dish

Jan 21, 2015
Surrounded by madness - a memoir of mental illness and family secrets by Pruchno, Rachel, author.

Surrounded by madness - a memoir of mental illness and family secrets

"In this fiercely candid memoir, Dr. Pruchno, a scientist widely acclaimed for her research on mental illness and families, shows how mental illness threatened to destroy her own family. Not once, but twice. As a child, she didn't understand her mother's episodes of crippling sadness or whirlwind activity. As a mother, she feared her daughter Sophie would follow in the footsteps of the grandmother Sophie never knew. Unraveling the mysteries of her mother's and daughter's illnesses, Pruchno fough

Jan 21, 2015
Tongue pierced - how the words you speak transform the life you live by Searcy, Nelson.

Tongue pierced - how the words you speak transform the life you live

The practical principles and inescapable truths in Tongue Pierced will show you how to take control of the words you speak and begin using them to build a life filled with purpose, peace, and love.

Jan 21, 2015
The nuns of Sant'Ambrogio - the true story of a convent in scandal by Wolf, Hubert.

The nuns of Sant'Ambrogio - the true story of a convent in scandal

Jan 21, 2015