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The beautiful struggle / A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood by Coates, Ta-Nehisi.

The beautiful struggle / A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood

A memoir of growing up in the tough world of Baltimore in the 1980s chronicles the relationship between the author and his father, a Vietnam vet and Black Panther affiliate, and his campaign to keep his sons from falling victim to the temptations of the streets.

Mar 20, 2015
Barron's GRE verbal workbook by Geer, Philip, author.

Barron's GRE verbal workbook

"Carefully focused reviews explain and demonstrate the GRE's three new question types and help you achieve a high score. More than 380 example questions with answers provide intensive practice and review for the actual test. Includes one diagnostic test and two full-length verbal practice tests with answers and explanations. Extensive GRE Dictionary lists and defines words that you need to master"--Cover.

Mar 20, 2015
Balancing it all - my story of juggling priorities and purpose by Cameron-Bure, Candace, 1976- author.

Balancing it all - my story of juggling priorities and purpose

Wife, mom, actress, philanthropist, author, speaker, and blogger Candace Cameron Bure (Full House) reaches out to women everywhere about the challenges and victories of faithfully balancing all of life's roles, responsibilities, and opportunities.

Mar 20, 2015
The authentic death and contentious afterlife of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid - the untold story of Peckinpah's last Western by Seydor, Paul, 1947- author.

The authentic death and contentious afterlife of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid - the untold story of Peckinpah's last Western

Mar 20, 2015
Austin city limits - a history by Laird, Tracey E. W.

Austin city limits - a history

Mar 20, 2015
Atoms Under the Floorboards - The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home by Woodford, Chris

Atoms Under the Floorboards - The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home

Mar 20, 2015
Einstein - His Space and Times by Gimbel, Steven

Einstein - His Space and Times

Mar 20, 2015
Listen, yankee! - why Cuba matters by Hayden, Tom.

Listen, yankee! - why Cuba matters

Mar 20, 2015
Madness in Civilization - A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine by Scull, Andrew

Madness in Civilization - A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

Mar 20, 2015
Living Passionately - 21 People Who Found Their Purpose, and How You Can Too! by Blon, Maria (EDT)/ Misner, Ivan (FRW)

Living Passionately - 21 People Who Found Their Purpose, and How You Can Too!

Mar 20, 2015
Listening to killers - lessons learned from my twenty years as a psychological expert witness in murder cases by Garbarino, James, author.

Listening to killers - lessons learned from my twenty years as a psychological expert witness in murder cases

"Listening to Killers offers an inside look at twenty years' worth of murder files from Dr. James Garbarino, a leading expert psychological witness who listens to killers so that he can testify in court. The author offers detailed accounts of how killers travel a path that leads from childhood innocence to lethal violence in adolescence or adulthood. He places the emotional and moral damage of each individual killer within a larger scientific framework of social, psychological, anthropological,

Mar 20, 2015
The carpenter - a story about the greatest success strategies of all by Gordon, Jon, 1971-

The carpenter - a story about the greatest success strategies of all

"Bestselling author Jon Gordon returns with his most inspiring book yet--filled with powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies of all. Michael wakes up in the hospital with a bandage on his head and fear in his heart. The stress of building a growing business, with his wife Sarah, caused him to collapse while on a morning jog. When Michael finds out the man who saved his life is a carpenter he visits him and quickly learns that he is more than just a carpenter; he is also a builder of

Mar 20, 2015
Brew like a monk - Trappist, abbey, and strong Belgian ales and how to brew them by Hieronymus, Stan.

Brew like a monk - Trappist, abbey, and strong Belgian ales and how to brew them

Mar 20, 2015
Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - top ten essentials by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Christopher Hart's draw manga now! - top ten essentials

Top Ten Essentials breaks down the 10 most common aspects that apply to any manga character, from a wild chibi to a bishoujo woman, into detailed lessons. Focusing on body proportion, different types of eyes, hair, poses, character types, expressions, and more, this book covers everything readers need to go from manga fans to manga artists. After an introduction to these elements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their

Mar 20, 2015
Cheated - The UNC Scandal, the Education of Athletes, and the Future of Big-Time College Sports by Smith, Jay M./ Willingham, Mary

Cheated - The UNC Scandal, the Education of Athletes, and the Future of Big-Time College Sports

Mar 20, 2015
Greens + grains - recipes for deliciously healthful meals by Watson, Molly (Food writer), author.

Greens + grains - recipes for deliciously healthful meals

Mar 20, 2015
1965 - the most revolutionary year in music by Jackson, Andrew Grant, 1969- author.

1965 - the most revolutionary year in music

An exploration of the year in which "the Beatles played Shea Stadium and made their first major artistic statement with Rubber Soul, the Rolling Stones topped the American charts for the first time with the sexually aggressive (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, ... the Who staked out their territory with the classic My Generation, Bob Dylan released his six-minute opus Like a Rolling Stone from Highway 61 Revisited and sent shock waves through the music community when he went electric at the Newport

Mar 20, 2015
Everyone Is African - How Science Explodes the Myth of Race by Fairbanks, Daniel J.

Everyone Is African - How Science Explodes the Myth of Race

Mar 20, 2015
Escape anxiety - 8 steps to freedom through meditative therapies by Jessee, Suzanne.

Escape anxiety - 8 steps to freedom through meditative therapies

"Author presents her 8-Step Escape Anxiety program, used at the Betty Ford Center and other treatment facilities, developed after her own experience of hospitalization for anxiety disorders and related alcoholism. Program is based on her concept of Neurogenesis Meditative Therapy (NMT) that integrates practices of progressive relaxation, mindfulness meditation, guided imagery meditation, hypnotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy"--

Mar 20, 2015
How to Be a Man - And Not to Screw It Up (And Other Illusions) by McKagan, Duff/ Kornelis, Chris

How to Be a Man - And Not to Screw It Up (And Other Illusions)

Mar 20, 2015