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Seafaring Women - An Untold Maritime History by Cordingly, David

Seafaring Women - An Untold Maritime History

Sep 26, 2014
My Sergei - a love story by Gordeeva, Ekaterina.

My Sergei - a love story

Ekaterina Gordeeva and Sergei Grinkov were the most celebrated pairs skaters of all time. Partners in life as well as on the ice, they were rarely apart. Then, tragically, Sergei died at the age of twenty-eight. Now in her own words, his wife, Katia, tells their remarkable story, in this loving tribute to the exceptional man she idolized, whom she called...My Sergei. They were two mismatched kids teamed by the Soviet regime to perform for the good of the state. She was a.

Sep 26, 2014
Strike! by Brecher, Jeremy, author.

Strike!

An updated edition of the work that relates the history of massive and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working Americans includes revised chapters that cover the four decades since its original 1972 release.

Sep 26, 2014
Salad samurai - 100 cutting-edge, ultra-hearty, easy-to-make salads you don't have to be vegan to love by Romero, Terry Hope, author.

Salad samurai - 100 cutting-edge, ultra-hearty, easy-to-make salads you don't have to be vegan to love

Award-winning chef and Veganomicon coauthor Terry Hope Romero knows her veggies. In Salad Samurai, she's back to teach you the way of the veggie warrior, rescuing salads from their bland, boring reputation and "side" status with more than 100 vibrant, filling entrees. This is your guide to real salad bushido: a hearty base, a zesty dressing, and loads of seriously tasty toppings. Based on whole food ingredients and seasonal produce, these versatile meatless, dairy-free dishes are organized by se

Sep 26, 2014
The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family by Groening, Matt.

The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family

So you think you know the Simpsons? Well, think again! The Simpsons Family History unravels 25 years of Simpsons facts and fun and presents them in a never-before-seen chronological format. Travel through time with Matt Groening as he pulls back the curtain and reveals the events that turned this average family into a pop culture phenomenon. Discover the hopes and dreams of a young Homer and uncover the sensitive and driven girl Marge was before she married him. Marvel at the hidden moments you

Sep 26, 2014
The meat cookbook by Fletcher, Nichola, 1951- author.

The meat cookbook

Sep 26, 2014
Marvel Comics - 75 years of cover art by Cowsill, Alan, author.

Marvel Comics - 75 years of cover art

Celebrating the greatest cover art over Marvel Comics' 75-year history. Showcasing the most striking, inspiring and unusual comic cover art in Marvel's 75-year history. Marvel Comics Cover Art reveals a gallery of iconic covers featuring all your favourite super heroes from Spider-Man and Iron Man to the Avengers. Created in full collaboration with Marvel Comics this beautiful poster book is perfect for any avid Marvel fan.

Sep 26, 2014
The marshmallow test - mastering self-control by Mischel, Walter, author.

The marshmallow test - mastering self-control

"Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life? The world's leading expert on self-control, Walter Mischel has proven that the ability to delay gratification is critical for a successful life, predicting higher SAT scores, bett

Sep 26, 2014
Love, lashes, and lipstick - my secrets for a gorgeous, happy life by Roncal, Mally, 1972- author.

Love, lashes, and lipstick - my secrets for a gorgeous, happy life

"From A-list celebrity makeup artist and Mally Beauty founder Mally Roncal comes [a] ... guide to living a gorgeous life inside and out, with step-by-step beauty lessons and personal stories about how inner strength, a positive outlook, and plenty of mascara can empower and uplift women at every age"--

Sep 26, 2014
Men's health push, pull, swing - the fat-torching, muscle-building dumbbell, kettlebell and sandbag program by Murphy, Myatt.

Men's health push, pull, swing - the fat-torching, muscle-building dumbbell, kettlebell and sandbag program

"No piece of exercise equipment is more convenient, reliable, versatile, and effective at building lean muscle and boosting postworkout metabolic rate than the venerable dumbbell and its cousins, the kettlebell and sandbag. Together, these tools will reshape the way we think about fitness, and this book will stand as the definitive guide to targeting the key muscles that men and women want to develop and tone. The beauty of these tools is that they are simple and inexpensive and can be used in a

Sep 26, 2014
A race for the future - how conservatives can break the liberal monopoly on Hispanic Americans by Gonzalez, Mike, 1960-

A race for the future - how conservatives can break the liberal monopoly on Hispanic Americans

"A landwork work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate"--From dust jacket.

Sep 26, 2014
A path appears - transforming lives, creating opportunity by Kristof, Nicholas D., 1959-

A path appears - transforming lives, creating opportunity

"From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky, a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world--a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this galvanizing new book from the acclaimed husband and wife team is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support them, whether with a donation o

Sep 26, 2014
Open the gates to the Ivy League - a plan B for getting into the top colleges by Henderson, C. W.

Open the gates to the Ivy League - a plan B for getting into the top colleges

Sep 26, 2014
On Pluto - inside the mind of Alzheimer's by O'Brien, Greg.

On Pluto - inside the mind of Alzheimer's

For close to ten years,writer Greg O'Brien, diagnosed with Early-Onset Alzheimer's, has chronicled its progression as an embedded reporter inside the mind of this monster of a disease. Taking detailed notes and working off cognitive reserve, O'Brien offers an illuminating blueprint of strategies, faith, and humor needed to fight this disease, a day-to-day focus on living with Alzheimer's, not dying with it.

Sep 26, 2014
No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind by Siegel, Daniel J., 1957- author.

No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind

"The authors of the Los Angeles Times bestselling The Whole-Brain Child team up again to offer parents of children aged 2-13 a practical roadmap to effective, productive, and more peaceful discipline, highlighting the fascinating and important connectionbetween the way a parent reacts to misbehavior and a child's neurological development"--

Sep 26, 2014
Conquering Concussion - Healing Tbi Symptoms With Neurofeedback and Without Drugs by Esty, Mary Lee, Ph.d./ Shifflett, C. M.

Conquering Concussion - Healing Tbi Symptoms With Neurofeedback and Without Drugs

Sep 26, 2014
The Chew - A Year of Celebrations- Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion by Archer, Ashley (EDT)/ Jones, Jessica Dorfman (EDT)

The Chew - A Year of Celebrations- Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion

Sep 26, 2014
The Carnivore Way - Coexisting with and Conserving North America's Predators by Eisenberg, Cristina

The Carnivore Way - Coexisting with and Conserving North America's Predators

Sep 26, 2014
British Gardens in Time - The Greatest Gardens and the People Who Shaped Them by Campbell, Katie/ Beardshaw, Chris (FRW)

British Gardens in Time - The Greatest Gardens and the People Who Shaped Them

Sep 26, 2014
The bright continent - breaking rules and making change in modern Africa by Olopade, Dayo, author.

The bright continent - breaking rules and making change in modern Africa

A Nigerian-American journalist attempts to dispel the warring, impoverished, and pitiful images of Africa so prevalent in the media with the joyful and innovative country she knows by highlighting the commercial opportunities and technological innovations to be found there.

Sep 26, 2014