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The world is an apple - the still lifes of Paul Cézanne by

The world is an apple - the still lifes of Paul Cézanne

Oct 14, 2014
Wrapping with fabric- your complete guide to furoshiki - the Japanese art of wrapping by Yamada, Etsuko.

Wrapping with fabric- your complete guide to furoshiki - the Japanese art of wrapping

Oct 14, 2014
A very fine house - a mother's story of love, faith, and crystal meth by Stoefen, Barbara Cofer, 1953-

A very fine house - a mother's story of love, faith, and crystal meth

Oct 14, 2014
The terrorist's son - a story of choice by Ebrahim, Zak, 1983- author.

The terrorist's son - a story of choice

"What is it like to grow up with a terrorist in your home? Zak Ebrahim was only seven years old when, on November 5th, 1990, his father El-Sayed Nosair shot and killed the leader of the Jewish Defense League. While in prison, Nosair helped plan the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993. In one of his infamous video messages, Osama bin Laden urged the world to "Remember El-Sayed Nosair." In The Terrorist's Son, Ebrahim dispels the myth that terrorism is a foregone conclusion for people traine

Oct 14, 2014
Tesla - man out of time by Cheney, Margaret.

Tesla - man out of time

From Tesla's childhood in Yugoslavia to his death in New York in the 1940s, Cheney paints a compelling human portrait and chronicles a lifetime of discoveries that radically altered -- and continue to alter -- the world in which we live. Tesla: Man Out of Time is an in-depth look at the seminal accomplishments of a scientific wizard and a thoughtful examination of the obsessions and eccentricities of the man behind the science.

Oct 14, 2014
Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale by Buechner, Frederick, 1926-

Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale

Gift of Union Presby. Church Sustain Trust Fund.

Oct 14, 2014
Short stories by Jesus - the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi by Levine, Amy-Jill, 1956-

Short stories by Jesus - the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi

The renowned biblical scholar, author of The Misunderstood Jew and general editor for The Jewish Annotated New Testament, interweaves history and spiritual analysis to explore Jesus' most popular teaching parables, exposing their misinterpretations and making them lively and relevant for modern readers. Jesus was a skilled storyteller and perceptive teacher who used parables from everyday life to effectively convey his message and meaning. Life in first-century Palestine was very different from

Oct 14, 2014
Secrets of successful inventing - from concept to commerce by

Secrets of successful inventing - from concept to commerce

Oct 14, 2014
Sacred success - a course in financial miracles by Stanny, Barbara.

Sacred success - a course in financial miracles

"Do you yearn for more, but can't quite put your finger on what that is? Do you strive for higher income, but at the same time sense there's more to success than making lots of money? Do you long to pursue your purpose in a meaningful and rewarding way? Even though you've already achieved a great deal, do you deeply desire, definitely deserve, and fully expect to reap even greater financial rewards--and want to ensure you handle those financial rewards knowledgably and responsibly? Sacred Succes

Oct 14, 2014
Songwriters on songwriting by Zollo, Paul.

Songwriters on songwriting

Oct 14, 2014
The skinnytaste cookbook - light on calories, big on flavor by Homolka, Gina.

The skinnytaste cookbook - light on calories, big on flavor

A collection of 150 amazing recipes (125 all-new dishes and 25 must-have favorites ) from the Skinnytaste blogger Gina Homolka.

Oct 14, 2014
Swim, bike, run-- eat - the complete guide to fueling your triathlon by Holland, Tom, 1969-

Swim, bike, run-- eat - the complete guide to fueling your triathlon

Oct 14, 2014
Take this bread - a radical conversion by Miles, Sara, 1952-

Take this bread - a radical conversion

Raised as an atheist, Sara Miles lived an enthusiastically secular life. Then early one morning, for no earthly reason, she wandered into a church. "I was certainly not interested in becoming a Christian," she writes, "or, as I thought of it rather less politely, a religious nut." But she ate a piece of bread, took a sip of wine, and found herself radically transformed. The sacrament of communion has sustained Miles ever since, in a faith she'd scorned, in work she'd never imagined. Here she tel

Oct 14, 2014
Unbored games - serious fun for everyone by Glenn, Joshua, 1967-

Unbored games - serious fun for everyone

"UNBORED Games has all the smarts, creativity, and DIY spirit of the original UNBORED ("It's a book! It's a guide! It's a way of life!" --Los Angeles Magazine), but with a laser-like focus on the activities we do for pure fun: to while away a rainy day, to test our skills and stretch our imaginations--games. There are more than seventy games here, 50 of them all new, plus many more recommendations, and they cover the full gambit, from old-fashioned favorites to today's high-tech games. The book

Oct 14, 2014
Undiluted - rediscovering the radical message of Jesus. by Corey, Benjamin L.

Undiluted - rediscovering the radical message of Jesus.

Are you ready to begin experiencing an undiluted Jesus? Benjamin Corey confronts our vision of Jesus head-on, asking the hard question: Is what we see and hear in the modern church all there is to the message of Jesus… or is there a more radical side to Jesus than we have been led to believe? Get ready to encounter a Jesus that is determined to turn over the tables of a stale, ineffective and boring gospel that seeks to escape from the world instead of transforming it. This radical Jesus an

Oct 14, 2014
War play - video games and the future of armed conflict by Mead, Corey.

War play - video games and the future of armed conflict

A behind-the-scenes look at how the military uses cutting-edge video game technology to train soldiers for new forms of armed conflict, treat veterans, and entice new recruits. Researcher Corey Mead shows us training sessions where soldiers undertake multiplayer "missions" that test combat skills, develop unit cohesion, and teach cultural awareness. He immerses himself in 3-D battle simulations so convincing that they leave his heart racing. And he shows how the military fuels the adoption of ga

Oct 14, 2014
Trees up close - the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds by Hugo, Nancy R., author.

Trees up close - the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds

Oct 14, 2014
UnPHILtered - the way I see it by Robertson, Phil, 1946-

UnPHILtered - the way I see it

The controversial patriarch of A&E's Duck Dynasty series outlines his decidedly opinionated philosophy on life, sharing his views on faith, family, work and a range of modern-day issues, including gun control, prayer in school and the government.

Oct 14, 2014
The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community by Dunkelman, Marc J., author.

The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community

"Identifies [what the author sees as] an epochal shift in the structure of American life--a shift unnoticed by many. Routines that once put doctors and lawyers in touch with grocers and plumbers--interactions that encouraged debate and cultivated compromise--have changed dramatically since the postwar era. Both technology and the new routines of everyday life connect tight-knit circles and expand the breadth of our social landscapes, but they've sapped the commonplace, incidental interactions th

Oct 14, 2014
Recipes for play - creative activities for small hands and big imaginations by Sumner, Rachel, 1982- author.

Recipes for play - creative activities for small hands and big imaginations

Oct 14, 2014