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You and me forever - marriage in light of eternity by Chan, Francis, 1967- author.

You and me forever - marriage in light of eternity

Marriage is great, but it's not forever. It's until death do us part. Then come eternal rewards or regrets depending on how we spent our lives. In his latest book, Francis Chan and his wife Lisa address the question that many couples wonder at the altar: "How do I have a great marriage?" Setting aside typical topics on marriage, Francis and Lisa dive into Scripture to understand what it means to have a relationship that satisfies the deepest parts of our souls. In the same way Crazy Love changed

May 22, 2015
Yoga & Pilates for Everyone - A Complete Sourcebook of Yoga and Pilates Exercises to Tone and Strengthen the Body, With 1800 Step-by-step Photographs by

Yoga & Pilates for Everyone - A Complete Sourcebook of Yoga and Pilates Exercises to Tone and Strengthen the Body, With 1800 Step-by-step Photographs

May 22, 2015
The plots against the president - FDR, a nation in crisis, and the rise of the American right by Denton, Sally.

The plots against the president - FDR, a nation in crisis, and the rise of the American right

An assessment of the political and physical dangers faced by the newly elected President Roosevelt in 1933 profiles such adversaries as would-be assassin Giuseppe Zangara and populist demagogues Huey Long and Charles Coughlin.

May 22, 2015
The soul of the marionette - a short inquiry into human freedom by Gray, John, 1948-

The soul of the marionette - a short inquiry into human freedom

"In his brilliantly enjoyable and freewheeling new book, John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic, and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom. We flatter ourselves about the nature of free will and yet the most enormous forces-logical, physical, metaphysical-constrain our every action. Many writers and intellectuals have always understood this, but instead of embracing our condition we battle against it, with everyone from world conquerors to modern scient

May 22, 2015
Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there by Johnston, Andrew K. (Andrew Kenneth), 1969- author.

Time and navigation - the untold story of getting from here to there

"If you want to know where you are, you need a good clock. This surprising connection between time and place has been true for centuries and is now being explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name. This beautifully illustrated book covers five major periods of navigation history. The first period, when explorers were navigating at sea, spans from Vikings and Polynesians who f

May 22, 2015
Peru - the cookbook by Acurio, Gastón, author.

Peru - the cookbook

One of the world's most innovative and flavorful cuisines, Peruvian food has been consistently heralded by chefs and media around the world as the "next big thing." Peruvian restaurants are opening across the United States, with 20 in San Francisco alone, including Limon and La Mar.

May 22, 2015
Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be by Goldsmith, Marshall, author.

Triggers - creating behavior that lasts-- becoming the person you want to be

May 22, 2015
Maangchi's real Korean cooking - authentic dishes for the home cook by Maangchi.

Maangchi's real Korean cooking - authentic dishes for the home cook

May 22, 2015
Paleo desserts for dummies by Harlan, Adriana, author.

Paleo desserts for dummies

May 22, 2015
Compost city - practical composting know-how for small-space living by Louie, Rebecca.

Compost city - practical composting know-how for small-space living

May 22, 2015
Color management & quality output - working with color from camera to display to print by Ashe, Tom P.

Color management & quality output - working with color from camera to display to print

"Color Management & Quality Output tackles the most prominent problem of making a print--accurately and consistently reproducing the photographer's vision. Color management expert Tom Ashe provides in-depth, professional knowledge and thorough instructions that will enable you to create files that are color managed from input to output, properly sharpen files for a wide selection of media substrates, work with a variety of color management systems and equipment, use Photoshop for soft proofing,

May 22, 2015
The Jefferson rule - how the founding fathers became infallible and our politics inflexible by Sehat, David, author.

The Jefferson rule - how the founding fathers became infallible and our politics inflexible

May 22, 2015
A dog's gift - the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend by Drury, Bob, author.

A dog's gift - the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend

"A decade ago, former military counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious young daughter, Kyria, on a trip to a nursing home in order to allow its residents to play with their family dog, a golden retriever named Riley. Terry was astounded by the transformations that unfolded before his eyes. Soon after, Terry and Kyria started their service dog organization, paws4people, with the goal of pairing dogs with human beings in need of healing, including traumatized and wounded war

May 22, 2015
The global bakery - amazing cakes from the world's kitchens by Weston, Anna (Baker), author.

The global bakery - amazing cakes from the world's kitchens

May 22, 2015
Faith vs. fact - why science and religion are incompatible by Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-

Faith vs. fact - why science and religion are incompatible

The best-selling author of Why Evolution Is True discusses the negative role of religion in education, politics, medicine and social policy, explaining how religion cannot provide verifiable or responsible answers to world problems.

May 22, 2015
Data science from scratch - first principles with Pylon by Grus, Joel.

Data science from scratch - first principles with Pylon

May 22, 2015
Homemade bath bombs, salts & scrubs - 300 natural recipes for luxurious soaks by Bello, Kate, author.

Homemade bath bombs, salts & scrubs - 300 natural recipes for luxurious soaks

Instructions on creating personalized bath treatments using essential oils, flower petals and other ingredients.

May 22, 2015
Brick vehicles - amazing air, land, and sea machines to build from Lego® by Elsmore, Warren.

Brick vehicles - amazing air, land, and sea machines to build from Lego®

A journey into the ingenious modes of transportation around the world, from the invention of the first wheeled vehicles to the shuttles of the future. Over 60 vehicles in LEGO brick form from around the world are showcased. Clear instructions for the smaller models are included.

May 22, 2015
Adventures in Arduino by Stewart, Becky, author.

Adventures in Arduino

May 22, 2015
After Snowden - privacy, secrecy, and security in the information age by

After Snowden - privacy, secrecy, and security in the information age

"Was Edward Snowden a patriot or a traitor? Just how far do American privacy rights extend? And how far is too far when it comes to government secrecy in the name of security? These are just a few of the questions that have dominated American consciousness since Edward Snowden exposed the breadth of the NSA's domestic surveillance program. In these seven previously unpublished essays, a group of prominent legal and political experts delve in to life After Snowden, examining the ramifications of

May 22, 2015