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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 6, 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 6, 2015
Bastards - a memoir by King, Mary Anna.

Bastards - a memoir

Jul 6, 2015
A full life - reflections at ninety by Carter, Jimmy, 1924- author.

A full life - reflections at ninety

In this autobiography, President "Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world"--Amazon.com.

Jul 6, 2015
The friends of Jesus by Kingsbury, Karen, author.

The friends of Jesus

Jul 6, 2015
Forensics - what bugs, burns, prints, DNA, and more tell us about crime by McDermid, Val, author.

Forensics - what bugs, burns, prints, DNA, and more tell us about crime

Forensics draws on interviews with some of these top-level professionals, ground-breaking research, and McDermid's own original interviews and firsthand experience on scene with top forensic scientists.

Jul 6, 2015
Does this beach make me look fat? by Scottoline, Lisa, author.

Does this beach make me look fat?

"The unstoppable, irreverent mother-daughter team presents a new collection of funny stories and true confessions that every woman can relate to. From identity theft to the hazards of bicycling to college reunions and eating on the beach, Lisa and Francesca tackle the quirks, absurdities, and wonders of everyday life with wit and warmth. As Lisa says, "More and more, especially in the summertime when I'm sitting on the beach, I'm learning not to sweat it. To go back to the child that I used to b

Jul 6, 2015
Comeback & beyond by Storey, Tim, 1960-

Comeback & beyond

Jul 6, 2015
College handbook, 2016 by

College handbook, 2016

Presents information on 2,200 4-year colleges and universities and 1,700 2-year community colleges and technical schools. Includes indexes to find schools by type, size, sports offerings, religious affiliation, plus the latest facts on Early Decision and wait-list policies and outcomes.

Jul 6, 2015
The College Board book of majors 2016 by

The College Board book of majors 2016

Jul 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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 6, 2015
Dinosaur art- the world's greatest paleoart by White, Steve

Dinosaur art- the world's greatest paleoart

Jul 6, 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 6, 2015
The country of planks = El pais de tablas by Zurita, Raúl.

The country of planks = El pais de tablas

Jul 6, 2015
Clymer Kawasaki Ninja 250R, 1988-2012 by Morlan, Michael.

Clymer Kawasaki Ninja 250R, 1988-2012

Jul 6, 2015
Customize Your Crochet - Adjust to Fit; Embellish to Taste by Hubert, Margaret

Customize Your Crochet - Adjust to Fit; Embellish to Taste

Jul 6, 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 6, 2015