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The dress - 100 ideas that changed fashion fore by Fogg, Marnie, author.

The dress - 100 ideas that changed fashion fore

Apr 25, 2015
Follow your gut - the enormous impact of tiny microbes by Knight, Rob.

Follow your gut - the enormous impact of tiny microbes

"Allergies, asthma, obesity, acne: these are just a few of the conditions that may be caused—and someday cured—by the microscopic life inside us. The key is to understand how this groundbreaking science influences your health, mood, and more."--

Apr 25, 2015
Gironimo! - riding the very terrible 1914 tour of Italy by Moore, Tim, 1964-

Gironimo! - riding the very terrible 1914 tour of Italy

"The 1914 Giro d'Italia [Tour of Italy]: The hardest bike race in history. Eighty-one riders started and only eight finished after enduring cataclysmic storms, roads strewn with nails, and even the loss of an eye by one competitor. And now Tim Moore is going to ride it. And he's committed to total authenticity" --

Apr 25, 2015
The crossroads of should and must - find and follow your passion by Luna, Elle, author.

The crossroads of should and must - find and follow your passion

"It was her own personal journey that inspired Elle Luna to write a brief online manifesto that, in a few short months, has touched hundreds of thousands of people who've read it or heard Elle speak on the topic. Now Ms. Luna expands her ideas into [a] ... gift book for every recent graduate, every artist, every seeker, every career changer"--Amazon.com.

Apr 25, 2015
Deng Xiaoping - a revolutionary life by Pantsov, Alexander, 1955-

Deng Xiaoping - a revolutionary life

Alexander Pantsov and Steven Levine's new biography of Deng Xiaoping does what no other biography has done: based on newly discovered documents, it covers his entire life, from his childhood and student years to the post-Tiananmen era. Thanks to unprecedented access to Russian archives containing massive files on the Chinese Communist Party, the authors present a wealth of new material on Deng dating back to the 1920s.

Apr 25, 2015
Cancún & Yucatán Peninsula by Arghiris, Richard, author.

Cancún & Yucatán Peninsula

Apr 25, 2015
Beyond the pale - folklore, family, and the mystery of our hidden genes by Urquhart, Emily.

Beyond the pale - folklore, family, and the mystery of our hidden genes

"A journalist and folklore scholar accustomed to processing the world through other people's stories, Emily is drawn to understanding her child's difference by researching the cultural beliefs associated with albinism worldwide. While navigating new territory as a first-time parent of a child with a disability, Emily embarks on a three-year journey across North America and Africa to discover how we explain human differences, not through scientific facts or statistics but through a system of cult

Apr 25, 2015
Forgotten citizens - deportation, children, and the making of American exiles and orphans by Zayas, Luis H., author.

Forgotten citizens - deportation, children, and the making of American exiles and orphans

"The United States Constitution insures that all persons born in the US are citizens with equal protection under the law. But in today's America, the US-born children of undocumented immigrants--over four million of them--do not enjoy fully the benefits of citizenship or of feeling that they belong. Children in mixed-status families are forgotten in the loud and discordant immigration debate. They live under the constant threat that their parents will suddenly be deported. Their parents face imp

Apr 25, 2015
Bad days in history - a gleefully grim chronicle of misfortune, mayhem, and misery for every day of the year by Farquhar, Michael, author.

Bad days in history - a gleefully grim chronicle of misfortune, mayhem, and misery for every day of the year

"Farquhar's ... entries draw from the full sweep of history to take readers through a complete year of misery, including tales of lost fortunes (like the would-be Apple investor who pulled out in 1977 and missed out on a $30 billion-dollar windfall), romance gone wrong (like the 16th-century Shah who experimented with an early form of Viagra with empire-changing results), and truly bizarre moments (like the Great Molasses Flood of 1919)"--

Apr 25, 2015
Building fireplace mantels - distinctive projects for any style home by Rodriguez, Mario, 1950-

Building fireplace mantels - distinctive projects for any style home

Projects include: Simple colonial mantel -- Georgian mantel -- Simple federal mantel -- Arts and crafts mantel -- The Mackintosh mantel -- Victorian mantel -- Greene and Greene mantel -- Art deco mantel -- Contemporary architectural mantel.

Apr 25, 2015
Dear investor, what the hell are you doing? - smart and easy ways to fix the mistakes you make with your money by Weber, Ken, 1947- author.

Dear investor, what the hell are you doing? - smart and easy ways to fix the mistakes you make with your money

Apr 25, 2015
Darkness before dawn - redefining the journey through depression - an anthology by

Darkness before dawn - redefining the journey through depression - an anthology

The guidance presented here supports traditional psychotherapy and medication as valuable tools, as well as radically shifting the way that we perceive the experience and offering insights and practices that reach beyond conventional models.

Apr 25, 2015
Confessions of a credit junkie - everything you need to know about to avoid the mistakes i made by Harzog, Beverly Blair, author.

Confessions of a credit junkie - everything you need to know about to avoid the mistakes i made

""Beverly Harzog is a credit warrior. She has gone into the arena, faced the lions, and emerged as one of the foremost experts in the field. I believe that her encyclopedic knowledge of the world of credit cards is unmatched." --Adam Levin, Chairman and Cofounder, Credit.com Credit card expert Beverly Harzog shares how she went from being a credit card disaster to a credit card diva. When Beverly got out of college, she spent the next 10 years racking up debt on seven credit cards. Credit card l

Apr 25, 2015
Clodagh's Irish kitchen by McKenna, Clodagh, author.

Clodagh's Irish kitchen

McKenna guides you through tempting recipes celebrating modern Ireland. From soups and stews to sophisticated dinner party dishes, she presents simple yet effective presentation ideas and tablescaping on your adventure around the sumptuous cuisine of the Emerald Isle.

Apr 25, 2015
Called - my journey to C.S. Lewis's house and back again by Pemberton, Ryan J., 1984-

Called - my journey to C.S. Lewis's house and back again

Apr 25, 2015
Embracing the body - finding God in our flesh and bone by Owens, Tara M., 1976-

Embracing the body - finding God in our flesh and bone

Apr 25, 2015
Elegy for Iris by Bayley, John, 1925-2015.

Elegy for Iris

Elegy for Iris is a luminous memoir about the beauty of youth and of aging and a clebration of a brilliant life and an undying love. So John Bayley descibes his life with his wife, Iris Mudoch who has Alzheimer's.

Apr 25, 2015
Eat bacon, don't jog - get strong - get lean - no bullshit by Petersen, Grant, author.

Eat bacon, don't jog - get strong - get lean - no bullshit

Apr 25, 2015
Blue yodel by Elkins, Ansel, 1982- author.

Blue yodel

Apr 25, 2015
Best hikes near Colorado Springs by Green, Stewart M., author.

Best hikes near Colorado Springs

It's not necessary to travel far from home for a great hike. With forty of the area's best hikes, all of them within an hour's drive of Colorado Springs, and these information packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday backpack. Each hike includes everything about the trail: color photos, brief route description, directions to the trailhead (including GPS coordinates), length, hiking time, level of difficulty, fees

Apr 25, 2015