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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
You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations by Edison, Mike, 1964- author.

You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations

It begins with a child's hunger for love and acceptance and continues through years of withering criticism, perverse expectations, and unfounded competition from a narcissistic father who couldn't tolerate his son's happiness and libertine spirit. In the end, the author unravels a relationship that could never be fixed -- but perhaps didn't need to be.

May 30, 2016
African American writing - a literary approach by Sollors, Werner.

African American writing - a literary approach

May 30, 2016
The kitchen by

The kitchen

"A cookbook with over 100 vegetarian recipes for the home cook from the studio kitchen of world-renowned artist Olafur Eliasson. Discover Featuring over 100 vegetarian recipes cooked at Olafur Eliasson's studio kitchen, these recipes have served as nourishment and source of creative inspiration and communal discussion every day for his staff, artists, and guest collaborators, including Rene´ Redzepi and Alice Waters."--provided by Amazon.com.

May 30, 2016
How women decide - what's true, what's not, and what strategies spark the best choices by Huston, Therese, author.

How women decide - what's true, what's not, and what strategies spark the best choices

Our futures depend not just on the results of the choices we make, but on how well we handle making these hard choices and the serious scrutiny that comes with them. Huston shows how men and women approach decisions differently, though not necessarily in the ways we have been led to believe. She opens up the conversation about how we can best shape our habits, perceptions, and strategies, not just to make the most of our own opportunities, but to reshape the culture and bring out the best decisi

May 30, 2016
70Candles! - women thriving in their 8th decade by Giddan, Jane J., author.

70Candles! - women thriving in their 8th decade

May 30, 2016
Righteous carnage - the List murders by Benford, Timothy B.

Righteous carnage - the List murders

May 30, 2016
The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics by Wilentz, Sean, author.

The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics

May 30, 2016
Ozone journal by Balakian, Peter, 1951- author.

Ozone journal

"A sequel of sorts to "Ziggurat," published in the Phoenix Poets series in 2010, the title poem from "Ozone Journal" recounts the memory of the speaker's excavating the bones of Armenian genocide victims in the Syrian desert with a TV journalist crew in 2009. The speaker "dreams back," as it were, to the 1980s, when, as a young man in his thirties and caring for a young daughter after a recent divorce, he is having to juggle both personal and cultural/historical complexities living as a single p

May 30, 2016
Only humans need apply - winners and losers in the age of smart machines by Davenport, Thomas H., 1954- author.

Only humans need apply - winners and losers in the age of smart machines

May 30, 2016
Once a cop - the street, the law, two worlds, one man by Pegues, Corey, author.

Once a cop - the street, the law, two worlds, one man

"Former cop sets the record straight in this controversial memoir about his youth selling crack in the 80s with one of NYC's toughest gangs and later rise through the ranks of the NYPD to become a community leader"--

May 30, 2016
No way but gentlenesse - a memoir of how Kes, my kestrel, changed my life by Hines, Richard, 1945- author.

No way but gentlenesse - a memoir of how Kes, my kestrel, changed my life

A memoir about a working-class kid whose passion for the elite pastime of falconry sets him on an unexpected path through adulthood.

May 30, 2016