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Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings by Klarevas, Louis, 1968- author.

Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings

In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for deadly rampages? What can we do to curb the carnage of this disturbing form of firearm violence? Contrary to conventional wisdom, the author shows that gun possession often prods aggrieved, mentally unstabl

Aug 25, 2016
The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes by Sadler, Anthony, author.

The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes

"On August 21, 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded the 15:17 train in Brussels, bound for Paris. Khazzani's mission was clear: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on the crowded train. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed his weapons and prepared to launch his attack. But when he emerged, he encountered something he hadn't anticipated: three Americans who refused to give in to fear. Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone w

Aug 25, 2016
1001 things everyone should know about African-American history by Stewart, Jeffrey C., 1950-

1001 things everyone should know about African-American history

A comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals, and social movements in African American history is presented in a concise, easy-to-read format

Aug 25, 2016
175 best air fryer recipes by Saulsbury, Camilla V, author.

175 best air fryer recipes

Aug 25, 2016
175 best Instant Pot recipes - for your programmable electric pressure cooker by Haugen, Marilyn, author.

175 best Instant Pot recipes - for your programmable electric pressure cooker

Aug 25, 2016
The Breaking Point - Preparing for the Coming Global Economic Shift by Davidson, James Dale

The Breaking Point - Preparing for the Coming Global Economic Shift

Aug 25, 2016
Black wind, white snow - the rise of Russia's new nationalism by Clover, Charles, 1968-

Black wind, white snow - the rise of Russia's new nationalism

Aug 25, 2016
Beyond human - how cutting-edge science is extending our lives by Herold, Eve, author.

Beyond human - how cutting-edge science is extending our lives

"Never before in the history of medicine has mankind faced such hope and peril as those of us poised to embrace the radical medical technologies of today. Beyond Human examines the medical technologies taking shape at the nexus of computing, microelectronics, engineering, nanotechnology, cellular and gene therapies, and robotics. These technologies will dramatically transform our lives and allow us to live for hundreds of years. Yet, with these blessings come complicated practical and ethical is

Aug 25, 2016
Being professional - a master guide to the dos and don'ts of screenwriting by Coplan, Adam, 1972-

Being professional - a master guide to the dos and don'ts of screenwriting

Aug 25, 2016
Being a dog - the world from your dog's point of view by Wild, Karen, author.

Being a dog - the world from your dog's point of view

Aug 25, 2016
Beaches by Malin, Gray.

Beaches

"Beaches features more than twenty cities across six continents: Australia: Sydney; North America: Santa Monica, Miami, San Francisco, Kaua'i, Chicago, The Hamptons, and Cancun; South America: Rio de Janeiro; Europe: Capri, Rimini, Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio, Amalfi Coast, Barcelona, Lisbon and Saint-Tropez; Africa: Cape Town; Asia: Dubai"--Publisher website.

Aug 25, 2016
The attention merchants - the epic scramble to get inside our heads by Wu, Tim, author.

The attention merchants - the epic scramble to get inside our heads

"From Tim Wu, author of award-winning The Master Switch, and who coined the phrase "net neutrality"--a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves"--

Aug 25, 2016
Assimilate or go home - notes from a failed missionary on rediscovering faith by Mayfield, Danielle L., author.

Assimilate or go home - notes from a failed missionary on rediscovering faith

Aug 25, 2016
Architecting for scale - high availability for growing applications by Atchison, Lee, author.

Architecting for scale - high availability for growing applications

"Every day, companies struggle to scale critical applications. As traffic volume and data demands increase, these applications become more complicated and brittle, exposing risks and compromising availability. This practical guide shows IT, devops, and system reliability managers how to prevent an application from becoming slow, inconsistent, or downright unavailable as it grows. Scaling isn't just about handling more users; it's also about managing risk and ensuring availability. Author Lee Atc

Aug 25, 2016
Carry on - a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family by Fenn, Lisa, author.

Carry on - a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family

Aug 25, 2016
Carne - meat recipes from the kitchen of the American Academy of Rome by Behr, Chris.

Carne - meat recipes from the kitchen of the American Academy of Rome

Aug 25, 2016
The Cannabis revolution - what you need to know by Holt, Stephen, 1950-

The Cannabis revolution - what you need to know

"There is growing public support for the use of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes, but what does science say about the matter? What we know is that cannabis contains more than four hundred potentially bioactive components, and while we're unraveling its secrets, the potential medical benefits of using it remain uncertain. Dr. Stephen Holt, a leader in the field of natural medicine, examines the issue in detail, answering questions such as : How can we responsibly use cannabis? What

Aug 25, 2016
California comeback - how a "failed state" became a model for the nation by Zacchino, Narda, author.

California comeback - how a "failed state" became a model for the nation

"In recent years, California has begun, sometimes boldly, sometimes tentatively, a reinvestigation of the idea that government may not be a dirty word. From raising taxes on those with annual incomes over $250,000, to shifting money toward the schools of poor children, from seeking environmental alliances with other countries to limit global warming, to the rejection of military solutions to the problems posed by illegal immigration, California has been a laboratory of innovation. These are clea

Aug 25, 2016
Golden girls forever by Colucci, Jim, author.

Golden girls forever

"The complete, first-ever Golden Girls retrospective, packed with hundreds of exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes and never-before-revealed stories, more than two hundred color and black-and-white photos, commentary, and more."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 25, 2016
Halloween - for organs, pianos and electronic keyboards by

Halloween - for organs, pianos and electronic keyboards

Aug 25, 2016