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Seven last words - an invitation to a deeper friendship with Jesus by Martin, James, 1960- author.

Seven last words - an invitation to a deeper friendship with Jesus

Based on his talks at New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral on Good Friday 2015, the New York Times bestselling author and editor at large of America magazine offers a portrait of Jesus, using his last words on the cross to reveal how deeply he understood our predicaments, what it means to be fully human, and why we can turn to Christ completely, in mind, heart, and soul. --

Feb 8, 2016
Top 10 New York City by Berman, Eleanor, 1934- author.

Top 10 New York City

Feb 8, 2016
On my own by Rehm, Diane.

On my own

"In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio hostess speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson's) of her husband of 54 years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life without him"--

Feb 8, 2016
A small guide to losing big - from the nutritionist for NBC's Biggest Loser by Forberg, Cheryl, author.

A small guide to losing big - from the nutritionist for NBC's Biggest Loser

Feb 8, 2016
The search for the Man in the Iron Mask - a historical detective story by Sonnino, Paul, author.

The search for the Man in the Iron Mask - a historical detective story

Feb 8, 2016
Retire inspired - it's not an age, it's a financial number by Hogan, Chris (Retirement planner), author.

Retire inspired - it's not an age, it's a financial number

When you hear the word retirement, you probably don't imagine yourself scrambling to pay your bills in your golden years. But for too many Americans, that's the fate that awaits unless they take steps now to plan for the future. Whether you're twenty-five and starting your first job or fifty-five and watching the career clock start to wind down, today is the day to get serious about your retirement. In Retire Inspired, Chris Hogan teaches that retirement isn't an age; it's a financial number-- a

Feb 8, 2016
Shaler's fish - poems by Macdonald, Helen, 1970- author.

Shaler's fish - poems

Feb 8, 2016
The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt by Burns, Eric, author.

The golden lad - the haunting story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

Explores the relationship between president Theodore Roosevelt and his youngest and favorite son Quentin, who died in an air fight during the first World War.

Feb 8, 2016
The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier by Walter, Jakob, 1788-1864.

The diary of a Napoleonic foot soldier

Feb 8, 2016
America's original sin - racism, white privilege, and the bridge to a new America by Wallis, Jim, author.

America's original sin - racism, white privilege, and the bridge to a new America

Feb 8, 2016
Grace & style - the art of pretending you have it by Helbig, Grace, author.

Grace & style - the art of pretending you have it

"Grace Helbig doesn't want to tell anyone how they should dress, how they should do their hair or makeup, or even which dog poop bags to purchase--because surprisingly, Target has numerous options for that too! While Grace doesn't claim to be stylish or polished, she is very self-aware and perceptive. Trendy? She'd rather have fun trying. She loves fashion as much as the next lady, man, or French bulldog, but telling others how they should look doesn't suit her. Instead, with Grace & Style, Grac

Feb 8, 2016
Hell is a very small place - voices from solitary confinement by

Hell is a very small place - voices from solitary confinement

"The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has denounced the use of solitary confinement beyond fifteen days as a form of cruel and degrading treatment that often rises to the level of torture. Yet the United States holds more than eighty thousand people in isolation on any given day. Now sixteen authors vividly describe the miserable realities of life in solitary. In a book that will add a startling new dimension to the debates around human rights and prison reform, former and current prisoners desc

Feb 9, 2016
Discipline without damage - how to get your kids to behave without messing them up by Lapointe, Vanessa, author.

Discipline without damage - how to get your kids to behave without messing them up

"In this easy-to-read, science-based book, parents, caregivers, and adults of all kinds discover how discipline affects children's development, why intervention should reinforce connection not separation, and why the disciplinary strategies that may have been used on us as children are not the ones that children really need. As a practicing child and family psychologist and advisor to the British Columbia ministry of children and families, Dr. Vanessa has seen it all, and she has navigated hundr

Feb 9, 2016
The face of war by Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998.

The face of war

Feb 9, 2016
Do what thou wilt - a life of Aleister Crowley by Sutin, Lawrence, 1951-, author

Do what thou wilt - a life of Aleister Crowley

Feb 9, 2016
Game of Thrones- the noble houses of Westeros, season 1-5. by

Game of Thrones- the noble houses of Westeros, season 1-5.

The noble houses of Westeros is a detailed guide to the major Houses that inhabit the world of Game of Thrones, filled with information on each House's sigil, history, home, family tree, character profiles, alliances, and more, fully illustrated with series photography throughout. A must-have for the millions of collectors of all things GOT.

Feb 9, 2016
Crocheted scoodies - 20 gorgeous hooded scarves and cowls to crochet by Melzer, Magdalena, author.

Crocheted scoodies - 20 gorgeous hooded scarves and cowls to crochet

'Scoodie' comes from the combination of the words scarf and hoodie --and it is taking the world by storm! Magdalena Melzer and Anne Thiemeyer have created 20 scoodie designs that are not only fabulous fashion accessories, but their chunky crocheted yarns will also keep both your neck and head wonderfully warm and cozy." The projects range from the classy and chic to the more casual and creative. With so much variety to choose from, you're sure to find the right style to suit you. There are only

Feb 9, 2016
The V-word - true stories about first-time sex by

The V-word - true stories about first-time sex

Feb 9, 2016
Four centuries of quilts - the Colonial Williamsburg collection by

Four centuries of quilts - the Colonial Williamsburg collection

Feb 9, 2016
Fortify your life - your guide to vitamins, minerals, and more by Low Dog, Tieraona, author.

Fortify your life - your guide to vitamins, minerals, and more

"Health-conscious consumers read nutritional labels, but it's nearly impossible to get the nutrients we need with diet alone. To get the USDA-recommended daily quota of vitamin D, for example, you need to eat 15 eggs or 26 sardines; of iron, 414 almonds or 15 cups of broccoli. So we rely on nutritional supplements--vitamins and minerals, probiotics and enzymes--but the variety of pills, products, and elixirs on the market today is overwhelming. And, as we have seen in recent news, some of these

Feb 9, 2016