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Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step by Travers, Claire Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step

Sep 29, 2016
The divine dance - the Trinity and your transformation by Rohr, Richard, author. The divine dance - the Trinity and your transformation

"Drawing from Scripture, theology, and the deepest insights of mystics, philosophers, and sages throughout history, the authors present a compelling alternative to aloof and fairytale versions of God: God as Community...as Friendship...as Dance"--

Sep 29, 2016
The future tense of joy - a memoir by Teich, Jessica, author. The future tense of joy - a memoir

"No one was less likely to take her own life. That's what her Oxford thesis advisor wrote. From the moment I stumbled across the obituary, late at night when I couldn't sleep, I was captivated, and it wasn't the terrible details of her death: That she leapt from the balcony of a high rise in Century City. That she was 27, and a newlywed." So begins Jessica Teich's quest to unravel a mystery: the suicide of someone she never met. Bright and accomplished, with a loving family, Jessica knows she sh

Sep 29, 2016
Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth by Alexander, Jane, 1939- author. Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth

In Wild Things, Wild Places, Jane Alexander movingly, with a clear eye and a knowing, keen grasp of the issues and on what is being done in conservation and the worlds of science to help the planet's most endangered species to stay alive and thrive, writes of her steady and fervent immersion into the worlds of wildlife conservation, of her coming to know the scientists throughout the world--to her, the prophets in the wilderness--who are steeped in this work, of her travels with them--and on her

Sep 29, 2016
Nonviolent communication - a language of life by Rosenberg, Marshall B., author. Nonviolent communication - a language of life

"Most of us have been educated from birth to compete, judge, demand, and diagnose--to think and communicate in terms of what is 'right' and 'wrong' with people. At best, communicating and thinking this way can create misunderstanding and frustration. At its worst, it can lead to anger, depression, and even emotional or physical violence. [This book] uses stories, role-plays, and real-world examples to introduce the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process. Far more than simple techniques, you'll l

Sep 29, 2016
Pour me a life by Gill, A. A., 1954- author. Pour me a life

"An astounding and brilliant memoir, A.A. Gill's Pour Me a Life is a riveting meditation on the author's alcoholism, seen through the lens of the memories that remain, and the transformative moments that saved him from a lifelong addiction and early death. Best known for his hysterically funny and often scathing restaurant reviews for the London Sunday Times, journalist Adrian Gill writes about his near-fatal alcoholism in this extraordinary lucid memoir. By his early twenties, at London's prest

Sep 29, 2016
The Penguin book of the undead - fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters by The Penguin book of the undead - fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters

The dead rise again in a spine-tingling collection of ghostly visitations through the ages, recorded in historical narratives, theological texts and personal letters from more than 1,500 years, showing the evolution of our thinking about zombies and other restless souls. --Publisher's description.

Sep 29, 2016
Organize your emotions, optimize your life - decode your emotional DNA--and thrive by Moore, Margaret, MBA, author. Organize your emotions, optimize your life - decode your emotional DNA--and thrive

"From a top wellness coach and a Harvard Medical School professor, how to identify and decode your nine most basic emotional needs - and coach yourself to calm, health and happiness"--

Sep 29, 2016
Northmen - the Viking saga, AD 793-1241 by Haywood, John, 1956- author. Northmen - the Viking saga, AD 793-1241

Sep 29, 2016
Movers, shakers, mommies, and makers - success stories from Mompreneurs. by Movers, shakers, mommies, and makers - success stories from Mompreneurs.

Sep 29, 2016
Monstrous progeny - a history of the Frankenstein narratives by Friedman, Lester D., author. Monstrous progeny - a history of the Frankenstein narratives

"Mary Shelley's 1818 novel Frankenstein is its own type of monster mythos that will not die, a corpus whose parts keep getting harvested to animate new artistic creations. What makes this tale so adaptable and so resilient that, nearly 200 years later, it remains vitally relevant in a culture radically different from the one that spawned its birth? Monstrous Progeny takes readers on a fascinating exploration of the Frankenstein family tree, tracing the literary and intellectual roots of Shelley'

Sep 29, 2016
The mommy shorts guide to remarkably average parenting by Wiles, Ilana, author. The mommy shorts guide to remarkably average parenting

"Ilana Wiles is not a good mother. She's not a bad mother either. Like most of us, she's normal. From the creator of the wildly popular blog Mommy Shorts comes Ilana Wiles's first humor book on remarkably average parenting. If you want solid advice about raising kids, this book is not for you. If you want to wallow in your own misery about how having kids is AWFUL, this book is not for you. This book pays homage to the every-parent and suggests that they are the people having the best child-rear

Sep 29, 2016
Messengers of the right - conservative media and the transformation of American politics by Hemmer, Nicole, author. Messengers of the right - conservative media and the transformation of American politics

Sep 29, 2016
The Lotus Sūtra - a biography by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952- The Lotus Sūtra - a biography

Sep 29, 2016
Lincoln's greatest journey - sixteen days that changed a presidency, March 24-April 8, 1865 by Trudeau, Noah Andre, 1949- author. Lincoln's greatest journey - sixteen days that changed a presidency, March 24-April 8, 1865

Sep 29, 2016
A life everlasting - the extraordinary story of one boy's gift to medical science by Gray, Sarah, 1973- author. A life everlasting - the extraordinary story of one boy's gift to medical science

"A donor mother's powerful memoir of grief and rebirth that is also a fascinating medical science whodunit, taking us inside the world of organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation and cutting-edge scientific research. When Sarah Gray received the devastating news that her unborn son Thomas was diagnosed with anencephaly, a terminal condition, she decided she wanted his death--and life--to have meaning. In the weeks before she gave birth to her twin sons in 2010, she arranged to donate Thomas's orga

Sep 29, 2016
The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II by Montgomery, Ben, author. The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II

"In 1944, as World War II raged in the Pacific, a young, vivacious Filipino woman with leprosy named Josefina Guerrero was swept up in the underground guerrilla movement in Manila. The convent-educated girl who loved reading poetry and listening to Chopin and Beethoven became one of the most reliable and courageous spies for the United States in the Pacific Theater, putting her life at risk for no reward but to help the Americans oust the Japanese occupiers from her homeland. She stalked through

Sep 29, 2016
Learning computer architecture with Raspberry Pi by Upton, Eben, author. Learning computer architecture with Raspberry Pi

"In the 1980s, the tech revolution was kickstarted by a flood of relatively inexpensive, highly programmable computers like the Commodore. Now, a second revolution in computing is beginning with the Raspberry Pi. Learning Computer Architecture with the Raspberry Pi is the premier guide to understanding the components of the most exciting tech product available. Thanks to this book, every Raspberry Pi owner can understand how the computer works and how to access all of its hardware and software c

Sep 29, 2016
Karl Marx - greatness and illusion by Stedman Jones, Gareth, author. Karl Marx - greatness and illusion

As much a portrait of his time as a biography of the man, Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion returns the author of Das Kapital to his nineteenth-century world, before twentieth-century inventions transformed him into Communism's patriarch and fierce lawgiver. Gareth Stedman Jones depicts an era dominated by extraordinary challenges and new notions about God, human capacities, empires, and political systems--and, above all, the shape of the future. In the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo, a Eur

Sep 29, 2016
Rosicrucian Trilogy - Fama Fraternitatis, 1614 ; Confessio Fraternitatis, 1615 ; the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz, 1616 - the three original Rosicrucian publications by Rosicrucian Trilogy - Fama Fraternitatis, 1614 ; Confessio Fraternitatis, 1615 ; the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreuz, 1616 - the three original Rosicrucian publications

Sep 29, 2016