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I only know who I am when I am somebody else - my life on the street, on the stage, and in the movies by Aiello, Danny, 1933- author.

I only know who I am when I am somebody else - my life on the street, on the stage, and in the movies

The actor reminisces about his Hollywood years, tracing his brushes with the law, military service, long-time marriage, and contributions to such films as "Do the Right Thing," "The Godfather, Part II," and "Moonstruck."

Oct 18, 2014
Millennial money - how young investors can build a fortune by O'Shaughnessy, Patrick, 1985-

Millennial money - how young investors can build a fortune

"Fact: the Millennial Generation will not be able to rely on pensions and social security in retirement. Instead, they will have to save and invest in the global stock market to meet their goals. When it comes to thinking about money, Millennials are, as a generation, different from their parents. They are skeptical of expert advice, yet more committed than baby boomers to passing wealth on to future generations. To build wealth, young people must start investing early and buck conventional mark

Oct 20, 2014
Real good church - how our church came back from the dead, and yours can, too by Baskette, Molly Phinney, 1970-

Real good church - how our church came back from the dead, and yours can, too

Oct 20, 2014
Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world by Tancer, Bill, author.

Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world

"In Everyone's a Critic, Bill Tancer draws on case studies, field research, and never-beforepublished data to create the definitive guide for the business owner. He offers valuable insight for anyone seeking to make the most of their online consumer reviews, including the little touches that have outsized impact on positive reviews; how to deal with bad reviews; and how to spot reviewers who are trying to take advantage of you,"--Amazon.com

Oct 20, 2014
Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success by Spiker, Ted.

Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success

"In Down Size, Ted Spiker takes readers on an inspiring, candid, and comical journey, exploring the art and science of weight loss through his own struggles as a pear-shaped man in a not-so-pear-shaped world, with research about food, exercise, and the psychology of losing weight"--

Oct 20, 2014
Everything I need to know I learned from a Little golden book by Muldrow, Diane, author.

Everything I need to know I learned from a Little golden book

A whimsical guide to life for adult fans of classic Little Golden Books combines lighthearted advice with nostalgic illustrations that convey such nuggets of wisdom as "Don't forget to enjoy your wedding!," "Be a hugger," and "Sweatpants are bad for morale."

Oct 20, 2014
Fodor's 2014 Brazil by

Fodor's 2014 Brazil

Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, shopping, sightseeing, outdoor activities, and beaches.

Oct 20, 2014
Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life by Hassler, Christine, 1976-

Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life

""Advice for handling disappointments in career, relationships, and life goals. Guidance for using them as opportunities to find insight, purpose, and fulfillment, and for learning from them for each next step. Addresses anxiety, self-judgment, courage, faith, and surrender"--Provided by publisher"

Oct 20, 2014
The hardest peace - expecting Grace in the midst of life's hard by Tippetts, Kara.

The hardest peace - expecting Grace in the midst of life's hard

Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow ... and the devestating reality of stage-four cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn't offer answers for when living is hard, but she asks us to join her in moving away from fear and control and toward peace and grace. Most of all, she draws us back to the God who is with us, in the mundane and the suffering, and who shapes even our pain into beauty.

Oct 20, 2014
Get unstuck, be unstoppable by Burton, Valorie, 1973-

Get unstuck, be unstoppable

Oct 20, 2014
Generous spaciousness - responding to gay Christians in the church by VanderWal-Gritter, Wendy, 1970-

Generous spaciousness - responding to gay Christians in the church

Committed Christians may respond differently to gay and lesbian Christians. How can we engage those with whom we might disagree and navigate our journey together in a way that nurtures unity, hospitality, humility, and justice? Through her extensive experience in ministering to gay and lesbian Christians, Wendy VanderWal-Gritter has come to believe we need a new paradigm for how the church engages those in the sexual minority. She encourages generous spaciousness, a hope-filled, relational way f

Oct 20, 2014
Fragrant - the secret life of scent by Aftel, Mandy.

Fragrant - the secret life of scent

"From a trailblazer in natural perfumery comes a celebration of our most potent sense: scent. Through five major players in the epic of aroma (cinnamon, mint, frankincense, ambergris, and jasmine) Mandy Aftel explores the profound connection between our sense of smell and the appetites that move us, give us pleasure, and make us fully alive. Includes recipes for easy-to-make fragrances and edible, drinkable, and useful concoctions that reveal the imaginative possibilities of creating with--and r

Oct 20, 2014
Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln by Brookhiser, Richard.

Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln

Oct 20, 2014
The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour by Meredith, Martin, author.

The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour

Oct 20, 2014
Foods for health - choose and use the very best foods for your family and our planet by Seaver, Barton.

Foods for health - choose and use the very best foods for your family and our planet

Oct 20, 2014
How the heather looks - a joyous journey to the British sources of children's books by Bodger, Joan.

How the heather looks - a joyous journey to the British sources of children's books

Oct 20, 2014
A history of life in 100 fossils by Taylor, Paul D., author.

A history of life in 100 fossils

Oct 20, 2014
How to speak money - what the money people say-- and what it really means by Lanchester, John, author.

How to speak money - what the money people say-- and what it really means

Discusses how the world of finance and economics really works, from the terms and conditions of personal checking accounts to the deliberate concealments of bankers, and explains hundreds of common economic terms.

Oct 20, 2014
Heaven at home - establishing and enjoying a peaceful home by Plowman, Ginger.

Heaven at home - establishing and enjoying a peaceful home

Oct 20, 2014
Leningrad - siege and symphony by Moynahan, Brian, 1941-

Leningrad - siege and symphony

Oct 20, 2014