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A less perfect union - the case for states' rights by Freedman, Adam, author.

A less perfect union - the case for states' rights

"Liberals believe that "states' rights" is merely a smokescreen for racist repression. What we have forgotten is that the Constitution itself is a compromise between state and federal governments--a compromise the Federal government no longer respects. Historically, the doctrine of states' rights has been a powerful engine of prosperity and a protector of American freedoms. Conservatives need to reclaim states' rights as an honorable tradition, and a necessary component of constitutional governm

Jul 5, 2015
Blood, sweat, and my rock 'n' roll years - is Steve Katz a rock star? by Katz, Steve, 1945- author.

Blood, sweat, and my rock 'n' roll years - is Steve Katz a rock star?

Jul 5, 2015
Block city - how to build incredible worlds in Minecraft® by Kearney, Kirsten, author.

Block city - how to build incredible worlds in Minecraft®

Block City presents a collection of amazing Minecraft cities created by masters, with step-by-step tutorials for readers to build structures and features themselves.

Jul 5, 2015
Bastards - a memoir by King, Mary Anna.

Bastards - a memoir

Jul 5, 2015
Artful handmade wrap bracelets - a complete guide to creating sophisticated braided jewelry incorporating precious metals and stones by Kim, Di.

Artful handmade wrap bracelets - a complete guide to creating sophisticated braided jewelry incorporating precious metals and stones

Offers detailed instructions for creating twenty-five braided wrap bracelets in a wide variety of styles that use such diverse materials as threads, cords, beads, gemstones, crystal, and glass.

Jul 5, 2015
Appalachian Trail - a photographic tour by Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-

Appalachian Trail - a photographic tour

This book tells of the Appalachian Trail, the scenic north-south trail that connects fourteen states from Maine to Georgia and that winds through mountains, valleys, and meadows.

Jul 5, 2015
Childhood disrupted - how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal by Nakazawa, Donna Jackson, author.

Childhood disrupted - how your biography becomes your biology, and how you can heal

"A groundbreaking book showing the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and adult illnesses such as heart disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer--Childhood Disrupted also explains how to cope with these emotional traumas and even heal from them. The emotional trauma we suffer as children not only shapes our emotional lives as adults, it also affects our physical health, longevity, and overall wellbeing. Scientists now know on a bio-chemical level exactly how parents' chronic fights

Jul 5, 2015
Busy - how to thrive in a world of too much by Crabbe, Tony.

Busy - how to thrive in a world of too much

"Business psychologist Tony Crabbe outlines a unique four-step approach to combating one of the modern life's great problems: being too busy. BUSY is divided into four digestible sections -- Mastery, Differentiation, Engagement and Momentum -- that will teach readers how to switch from managing time to managing attention, how to transition toward a career strategy that doesn't hinge on productivity, how to think differently about success by re-engaging with what matters, and how to create the im

Jul 5, 2015
The billion dollar spy - a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal by Hoffman, David E. (David Emanuel)

The billion dollar spy - a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal

Jul 5, 2015
Big science - Ernest Lawrence and the invention that launched the military-industrial complex by Hiltzik, Michael A., author.

Big science - Ernest Lawrence and the invention that launched the military-industrial complex

"From a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and Los Angeles Times contributor, the untold story of how science went “big,” built the bombs that helped win World War II, and became dependent on government and industry—and the forgotten genius who started it all, Ernest Lawrence."--

Jul 5, 2015
Blood ransom - stories from the front line in the war against Somali piracy by Boyle, John, author.

Blood ransom - stories from the front line in the war against Somali piracy

For the first time in history, the navies of the world have united against a common enemy - a couple of thousand rag-tag, underfed men and boys in the western Indian Ocean. Crammed into open boats and armed with ancient AK-47s, they range up to a thousand miles from home shores in Somalia. No one knows how many die at sea. But occasionally they hit the jackpot, seizing vessels and crews to be ransomed for millions of dollars. This is a war that has estimated to have cost the global economy as mu

Jul 5, 2015
Clymer Kawasaki Ninja 250R, 1988-2012 by Morlan, Michael.

Clymer Kawasaki Ninja 250R, 1988-2012

Jul 5, 2015
Bulls before breakfast - running with the bulls and celebrating fiesta de San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain by Milligan, Peter N.

Bulls before breakfast - running with the bulls and celebrating fiesta de San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain

Ever since Ernest Hemingway popularized the fiesta de San Fermi´n with the publication of The Sun Also Rises in 1926, the world has been enthralled with the concept of running with the bulls. For millions, running with the bulls remains on their bucket list, and for Hemingway fans it is a lifelong dream. For Peter N. Milligan, it is a way of life. Part memoir and part travel guide, Bulls Before Breakfast recounts Milligan's many adventures in Pamplona, Spain. In his dozen years of visiting the f

Jul 5, 2015
Battle cry of freedom - the Civil War era by McPherson, James M.

Battle cry of freedom - the Civil War era

Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, this fast-paced narrative fully integrates the political, social, and military events that crowded the two decades from the outbreak of one war in Mexico to the ending of another at Appomattox. Packed with drama and analytical insight, the book vividly recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War: the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferr

Jul 5, 2015
Bangalore & Karnataka by Stott, David, author.

Bangalore & Karnataka

Jul 5, 2015
Addictions - a banquet in the grave - finding hope in the power of the Gospel by Welch, Edward T., 1953-

Addictions - a banquet in the grave - finding hope in the power of the Gospel

Will we worship ourselves and our own desires, or will we worship the true God? Scripture reveals addicts' true condition: like guests at a banquet thrown by "the woman Folly," they are already in the grave. (Prov. 9:13-18) Can we not escape our addictions? Following Jesus, we have immense hope that God can give power so that we are no longer mastered by the addiction. - Publisher.

Jul 5, 2015
The ballet lover's companion by Anderson, Zoë, author.

The ballet lover's companion

"This engaging book is a welcome guide to the most successful and loved ballets seen on the stage today. Dance writer and critic Zoe Anderson focuses on 140 ballets, a core international repertory that encompasses works from the ethereal world of romantic ballet to the edgy, muscular works of modern choreographers. She provides a wealth of facts and insights, including information familiar only to dance world insiders, and considers such recent works as Alexei Ramansky's Shostakovich Trilogy and

Jul 5, 2015
Classic rock fake book by

Classic rock fake book

Jul 5, 2015
Cambodia by Spooner, Andrew, 1966- author.

Cambodia

From its powdery beaches and glittering, turreted skylines to ancient monuments and thatched ethnic villages, Cambodia never fails to excite the senses. Footprint's 7th edition Cambodia Handbook will guide you from floating villages and religious complexes, to stunning beaches and royal palaces. ; Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the country, including diving, cycling and elephant trekking ; Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from where

Jul 5, 2015
Capsized- the true story of four men adrift for 119 days by Nalepka, James

Capsized- the true story of four men adrift for 119 days

Jul 5, 2015