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Your healthy pregnancy with thyroid disease - a guide to fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum wellness by Trentini, Dana, author.

Your healthy pregnancy with thyroid disease - a guide to fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum wellness

"Founder of HypothyroidMom.com Dana Trentini and thyroid health advocate and bestselling author Mary Shomon have both endured challenges with pregnancies due to thyroid disorders. In Your Healthy Pregnancy with Thyroid Disease, they team up to give readers the answers they need. With personal stories and cutting-edge medical advice from leading health practitioners, the book explains how to recognize thyroid symptoms, get properly diagnosed/treated, manage thyroid problems during pregnancy, over

Jul 21, 2016
War no more - three centuries of American antiwar and peace writing by

War no more - three centuries of American antiwar and peace writing

"Americans have been at war for most of our history as a people. Wars of conquest gave way to wars of empire, the Civil War to the World Wars, and the Cold War to the War on Terror. Our national anthem celebrates heroism under fire, and martial imagery permeates our politics and our pastimes. But at every turn in this history, Americans have questioned and resisted both particular wars and justifications for war in general. Taking up the pen instead of the sword, they have produced a body of lit

Jul 21, 2016
Your putting solution - a tour-proven approach to mastering the greens by Sieckmann, James, author.

Your putting solution - a tour-proven approach to mastering the greens

In a follow-up to the industry-acclaimed Your Short Game Solution (2015), James Sieckmann presents a no-nonsense plan to making more putts. Most putting manuals focus on hard-set mechanics that even the top putters on Tour fail to achieve. According to Sieckmann, you can score even if your mechanics are flawed as long as you master four essential skills: 1) choosing the correct line; 2) starting your ball on that line; 3) matching the line with appropriate speed; and 4) believing completely in y

Jul 21, 2016
Zika - the emerging epidemic by McNeil, Donald G., Jr., author.

Zika - the emerging epidemic

Chronicles the outbreak of Zika virus, examining the virus' origins, how it's spreading, the race for a cure, and what people can do to protect themselves now.

Jul 21, 2016
Winning on the ground - training and techniques for judo and MMA fighters by De Mars, AnnMaria, author.

Winning on the ground - training and techniques for judo and MMA fighters

A variety of winning judo techniques developed over years of teaching are presented in this guide that prepares mixed martial artists for transcending numerous scenarios. Based on the same training methods that have produced multiple Olympic medalists, the book demonstrates how any opponent can be overcome, even from a position that may seem hopeless. It is generously illustrated with techniques and exercises that are proven winners and is appropriate for beginning judo practitioners.

Jul 21, 2016
You got this! - unleash your awesomeness, find your path, and change your world by Penn, Maya, author.

You got this! - unleash your awesomeness, find your path, and change your world

"Everyone is talking about the entrepreneur, animator, eco-designer, and girls’ rights activist Maya Penn. Her TEDWomen Talk has been viewed over 1,200,000 million times (and is one of the top 15 TEDWomen Talks of all time). Now this amazing teenager has written an inspirational handbook for teens and young adults to help them discover their passions and maximize their full potential for a creative, successful life,"--Amazon.com.

Jul 21, 2016
My fairytale wedding - planning your dream wedding without breaking the bank - from bachelorette to bride by Hartsock, Desiree, author.

My fairytale wedding - planning your dream wedding without breaking the bank - from bachelorette to bride

Jul 21, 2016
Speak up! - a guide to having your say and speaking your mind by Bondy, Halley, 1984- author.

Speak up! - a guide to having your say and speaking your mind

Intends to help middle school girls improve their self-esteem and learn to speak their minds, highlighting common situations, from dealing with parents and friends to handling bullies and crushes.

Jul 21, 2016
South American handbook 2016 by Box, Ben, author.

South American handbook 2016

"South America is epic. Home to the world's highest waterfall, the longest mountain range and the largest rainforest-this continent will baffle you with its enormity. While cities like Rio de Janeiro swing to the sounds of samba, locals jostle around market stalls in Cuzco and indigenous farmers offer prayers to Pachamama--Mother Earth. Footprint's 92nd edition of the South American Handbook is the ideal guidebook for adventure-hungry travellers. From Inca ruins and tropical jungles to the vast

Jul 21, 2016
No better friend - a man, a dog, and their incredible true story of friendship and survival in World War II by Weintraub, Robert.

No better friend - a man, a dog, and their incredible true story of friendship and survival in World War II

Tells the incredible true story of Frank Williams, a radarman in Britain's Royal Air Force, and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met as prisoners of war during World War II. Judy, who became the war's only official canine POW, was a fiercely loyal dog who sensed danger-warning her fellow prisoners of imminent attacks and, later, protecting them from brutal beatings. Frank and Judy's friendship, an unbreakable bond forged in the worst circumstances, is one of the great recently uncovered stories of

Jul 21, 2016
Minecraft - an unofficial guide with new facts and commands by ConCrafter, author.

Minecraft - an unofficial guide with new facts and commands

Shares interesting facts about the video game and cool commands that will help users become experts, including how to get a rainbow sheep, how to write text into thin air, and how to let a creeper fly.

Jul 21, 2016
LGBTQ+ athletes claim the field - striving for equality by Cronn-Mills, Kirstin, 1968- author.

LGBTQ+ athletes claim the field - striving for equality

Jul 21, 2016
Ice diaries - an Antarctic memoir by McNeil, Jean, author.

Ice diaries - an Antarctic memoir

"What do we stand to lose in a world without ice? A decade ago, novelist and short story writer Jean McNeil spent a year as writer in residence with the British Antarctic Survey, and four months on the world's most enigmatic continent--Antarctica. Access to the Antarctic remains largely reserved for scientists, and it is the only piece of earth which is nobody's country. Ice Diaries is the story of McNeil's years spent in ice, not only in the Antarctic but her subsequent travels in Greenland, Ic

Jul 21, 2016
I said yes - my story of heartbreak, redemption, and true love by Johnson, Emily Maynard, 1986-

I said yes - my story of heartbreak, redemption, and true love

"Millions know Emily Maynard Johnson from her ... double appearances on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Millions also know that neither of the relationships from those shows lasted much longer than a commercial break ... [In this book], Emily tells the story of her life before and after reality TV fame, describing the profound new reality she discovered when she forsook fame in favor of the Lord. At the end of a long, fruitless search for a man, this courageous young woman found the truest lo

Jul 21, 2016
How to destroy the universe - and 34 other really interesting uses of physics by Parsons, Paul, 1971-

How to destroy the universe - and 34 other really interesting uses of physics

If you thought physics was all about measuring the temperature of ice in a bucket or trying to fathom what E=mc2 means, think again. How to Destroy the Universe and 34 other really interesting uses of physics demystifies the astonishing world of physics in a series of intriguing, entertaining and often extraordinary scenarios'that explain key physics concepts in plain and simple language. You'll find out how to save the planet from energy shortages by mining the vacuum of empty space, engineer t

Jul 21, 2016
The homegrown paleo cookbook - over 100 delicious, gluten-free, farm-to-table recipes, and a complete guide to growing your own healthy food by Rodgers, Diana, author.

The homegrown paleo cookbook - over 100 delicious, gluten-free, farm-to-table recipes, and a complete guide to growing your own healthy food

"Anyone can have the same healthy, balanced lifestyle and a closer connection to their food--whether you live in a house in the suburbs, a farmhouse in the countryside, or an apartment in the city...With over 100 seasonal Paleo recipes, guides to growing your own food and raising animals, and inspiring how-tos for crafts and entertaining, The Homegrown paleo cookbook is a guide not just for better eating, but for better living -- and a better world" -- Back cover.

Jul 21, 2016
Hell week - seven days to be your best self by Larssen, Erik Bertrand, author.

Hell week - seven days to be your best self

"From world-renowned mental trainer Erik Bertrand Larssen, whose clients include Olympic athletes and Fortune 500 CEOs, Hell Week is a military-inspired yet accessible guide to making the critical changes necessary for long-term professional and personal success and overall lifestyle improvements, "--Amazon.com.

Jul 21, 2016
Healthy woman, healthy life - the woman's book of alternative healing by Null, Gary, author.

Healthy woman, healthy life - the woman's book of alternative healing

"Healthy Woman, Healthy Life, 2nd Ed., Gary Null updates and expands his 2009 compendium to feature the latest clinical experience and published research on issues important to women of all ages. The revised edition contains nearly sixty chapters covering the foundations of women's holistic health, specific health concerns, and alternative health solutions. Topics range from diet, physical fitness, and home detoxification, to adolescent health, heart disease, and menopause. In addition, there ar

Jul 21, 2016
Great American ale trail - the craft beer lover's guide to the best watering holes in the nation by DeBenedetti, Christian, author.

Great American ale trail - the craft beer lover's guide to the best watering holes in the nation

In this revised edition, Beer expert and journalist Christian DeBenedetti has identified the worthiest places to enjoy great craft beers, from major breweries to farmhouse startups, throughout all regions of the United States.

Jul 21, 2016
Gender medicine - the groundbreaking new science of gender- and sex-related diagnosis and treatment by Glezerman, M. (Marek), 1945- author.

Gender medicine - the groundbreaking new science of gender- and sex-related diagnosis and treatment

Jul 21, 2016