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Overcomplicated - technology at the limits of comprehension by Arbesman, Samuel, author.

Overcomplicated - technology at the limits of comprehension

"You don't understand the software running your car or your iPhone. But here's a secret: neither do the geniuses at Apple or the Ph.D.'s at Toyota--not perfectly, anyway. No one, not lawyers, doctors, accountants, or policy makers, fully grasps the rules governing your tax return, your retirement account, or your hospital's medical machinery. The same technological advances that have simplified our lives have made the systems governing our lives incomprehensible, unpredictable, and overcomplicat

Jul 22, 2016
The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart by Nepo, Mark, author.

The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart

"By illuminating the art of finding and restoring what matters and by exploring the craft of awakening, The One Life We're Given affirms our purpose as not just to stay alive but to stay in our aliveness,"--Amazon.com.

Jul 22, 2016
The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future by Weitzman, S. Mitchell, author.

The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future

The Rose Temple is the dramatic, inspirational account of a woman's transformation from child Holocaust survivor to spiritual messenger. Part memoir; part call to action, it follows the life of Lucia Weitzman from a small town in Poland, where at age five she discovered her Jewish origins after the Second World War--yet remained, under often trying circumstances, with the adoptive Catholic parents who saved her--to a worldwide spiritual quest, begun in midlife long after she'd reconnected with t

Jul 22, 2016
It gets worse - a collection of essays by Dawson, Shane, 1988- author.

It gets worse - a collection of essays

"New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart. Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publis

Jul 22, 2016
High-hanging fruit - build something great by going where no one else will by Rampolla, Mark, author.

High-hanging fruit - build something great by going where no one else will

"So often in business, we're encouraged to go after the low-handing fruit. But when you choose to reach higher, you can build an incredible business, make money, and maybe even change the world. Rampolla wrote High-Hanging Fruit for others who want to succeed because of, not in spite of, their values. This book is for people who believe that it's their duty to reach higher than just the bottom line to build businesses driven by passion, purpose, and integrity. Above all, it's a call to arms for

Jul 22, 2016
Head in the cloud - why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up by Poundstone, William, author.

Head in the cloud - why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up

Looks at the state of knowledge in the American public, and demonstrates how many areas of knowledge correlate with quality of life, politics, and behavior, arguing that being knowledgeable has significant value even when facts can be looked up with little effort.

Jul 22, 2016
The girl who escaped ISIS - this is my story by Khalaf, Farida, author.

The girl who escaped ISIS - this is my story

"A rare and riveting first-hand account of the terror and torture inflicted by ISIS on young Iraqi Yazidi women, and an inspiring personal story of bravery and resilience in the face of unspeakable horrors. In the early summer of 2014, Farida Khalaf was a typical Yazidi teenager living with her parents and three brothers in her village in the mountains of Northern Iraq. In one horrific day, she lost everything: ISIS invaded her village, destroyed her family, and sold her into sexual slavery. The

Jul 22, 2016
For the love of money - a memoir by Polk, Sam, author.

For the love of money - a memoir

"A former hedge-fund trader presents a memoir about coming of age on Wall Street, his obsessive pursuit of money, his disillusionment and the radical new way he has come to define success,"--NoveList.

Jul 22, 2016
Next round - a young athlete's journey to gold by Spray, John, author.

Next round - a young athlete's journey to gold

Tells the story of how a young Chechen refugee landed in Toronto and, though originally interested in soccer, became Canada's premier boxer and gold medal winner at the 2015 Pan Am Games.

Jul 24, 2016
My Seneca village by Nelson, Marilyn, 1946- author.

My Seneca village

Drawing from history and her imagination the poet offers a glimpse into the lives of Seneca Village's residents.

Jul 24, 2016
The mind-gut connection - how the hidden conversation within our bodies impacts our mood, our choices, and our overall health by Mayer, Emeran A, author.

The mind-gut connection - how the hidden conversation within our bodies impacts our mood, our choices, and our overall health

Draws on neuroscience to demonstrate the biological link between mind and body, counseling readers on how to heal digestive imbalances, lose weight, and reduce stress.

Jul 24, 2016
Last of the giants - the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species by Campbell, Jeff, author.

Last of the giants - the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species

A chronicle of the planet's extinct megafauna profiles such creatures as passenger pigeons, moas, thylacines, and baiji to identify modern-world threats to extant species and how they can be saved.

Jul 24, 2016
Lakota woman by Brave Bird, Mary.

Lakota woman

Relates the experiences of a Native American woman who grew up on a reservation and joined in the revolution for Native American rights during the 1960s and 1970s.

Jul 24, 2016
A teen's guide to the 5 love languages - how to understand yourself and improve all your relationships by Chapman, Gary D., 1938- author.

A teen's guide to the 5 love languages - how to understand yourself and improve all your relationships

Offers guidance for improving relationships by understanding the five typical ways that people are inclined to express love for others, and expect to have it expressed to them.

Jul 24, 2016
Patternless sewing mod style - 24 garments for women and girls - just measure, cut & sew for the perfect fit! by Young, Patty Prann, 1971- author.

Patternless sewing mod style - 24 garments for women and girls - just measure, cut & sew for the perfect fit!

Presents instructions for patternless garments for women and girls, offering a flattering fit for all body types and ways to personalize each look.

Jul 24, 2016
Young & beardless - the search for God, purpose, and a meaningful life by Robertson, John Luke, author.

Young & beardless - the search for God, purpose, and a meaningful life

The author shares his experiences growing up as part of the Robertson clan of Duck Dynasty fame, as well as how he faced the question of how to discover his God-given calling in order to make his dreams a reality.

Jul 24, 2016
S.E.X. - the all-you-need-to-know sexuality guide to get you through your teens and twenties by Corinna, Heather, author.

S.E.X. - the all-you-need-to-know sexuality guide to get you through your teens and twenties

Jul 24, 2016
Sh*t politicians say - the funniest, dumbest, most outrageous things ever uttered by our "leaders" by Ventura, Jesse

Sh*t politicians say - the funniest, dumbest, most outrageous things ever uttered by our "leaders"

The former governor of Minnesota gathers quotations by politicians, chiefly those who ran for office in the later twentieth and twenty-first centuries--including himself--that strike him as wrongheaded, incoherent, or otherwise remarkable.

Jul 24, 2016
The Star Trek book by Ruditis, Paul, author.

The Star Trek book

A guide to the Star Trek universe contains explanations of key events and technological advances, along with profiles of Starfleet personal, their allies and enemies, and other memorable characters.

Jul 24, 2016
This land is our land - the history of American immigration by Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-

This land is our land - the history of American immigration

Explores the way government policy and popular responses to immigrant groups have evolved throughout U.S. history, from 1800 to today.

Jul 24, 2016