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Flash - the homeless donkey who taught me about life, faith, and second chances by Ridge, Rachel Anne.

Flash - the homeless donkey who taught me about life, faith, and second chances

Apr 20, 2015
First Ladies of Gardening - Pioneers, Designers and Dreamers by Howcroft, Heidi/ Majerus, Marianne (PHT)

First Ladies of Gardening - Pioneers, Designers and Dreamers

Apr 20, 2015
The elimination diet - discover the foods that are making you sick and tired--and feel better fast by Segersten, Alissa, author.

The elimination diet - discover the foods that are making you sick and tired--and feel better fast

"This proven 28-day elimination and detoxification program helps readers identify the most common irritating food that are likely contributing to their decline in health including gluten, dairy, soy, and processed foods. The program begins with a 2-day smoothie fast that will calm the immune system and clear out the gut. Phases one through three of the program offer clear instructions regarding what foods to include in the diet for optimal results and how to slowly add foods back to determine wh

Apr 20, 2015
Deadly force - understanding your right to self defense by Ayoob, Massad F., author.

Deadly force - understanding your right to self defense

Massad Ayoob draws from an additional three decades of experience to educate responsible firearms owners about the legal, ethical, and practical use of firearms in self defense-the armed citizens' rules of engagement. Deadly Force discusses: Understand the legal and ethical issues surrounding use of lethal force by private citizens Learn about the social and psychological issues surrounding use of lethal force in defense of self or others Preparation and mitigation--steps the responsible armed c

Apr 20, 2015
The credit cleanup book - improving your credit score, your greatest financial asset by Chen, Shindy, author.

The credit cleanup book - improving your credit score, your greatest financial asset

Apr 20, 2015
Course correction - a story of rowing and resilience in the wake of Title IX by Gilder, Ginny.

Course correction - a story of rowing and resilience in the wake of Title IX

"This story is rooted in the power of sport, but it is not a sports memoir. Yes, Course Correction chronicles one young woman's transformation from a couch potato-in-training into an elite athlete who reached the highest echelon of her sport. In addition, the book offers a persuasive example of the enormous impact of sports participation on the rest of life and validates the power, import, and necessity of Title IX. Just like Ginny, girls everywhere deserve the chance not only to dream of athlet

Apr 20, 2015
Baby Brights - 30 Colorful Crochet Accessories by McCafferty, Kathleen

Baby Brights - 30 Colorful Crochet Accessories

Apr 20, 2015
9 1/2 narrow - my life in shoes by Morrisroe, Patricia, 1951- author.

9 1/2 narrow - my life in shoes

"Combining tidbits of cultural history, [journalist] Morrisroe chronicles her life as a bullied Catholic schoolgirl in Moby Dick brogues; a besotted college student in granny boots; an aspiring journalist in Annie Hall oxfords; a skeptical bride in her first Manolos; a reluctant fashionista in towering peep-toe pumps; and a concerned daughter, whose elderly mother hoped that her New Balance sneakers would help her regain her old balance"--Amazon.com.

Apr 20, 2015
The allergy book - solving your family's nasal allergies, asthma, food sensitivities, and related health and behavioral problems by Sears, Robert W., author.

The allergy book - solving your family's nasal allergies, asthma, food sensitivities, and related health and behavioral problems

Allergies are one of the most common ailments, causing children to miss school and parents to miss work. Left untreated or unresolved, stuffy noses, itchy skin, and irritated bellies can lead to chronic asthma, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, and neurological disorders. Today's parents don't just want to treat their family's allergy symptoms, they want to eliminate allergies and prevent chronic and long-term health complications. Doctors Robert and William Sears present a science-based appro

Apr 20, 2015
Another little piece of my heart - my life of rock and revolution in the '60s by Goldstein, Richard, 1944- author.

Another little piece of my heart - my life of rock and revolution in the '60s

"In 1966, at the ripe age of 22, Richard Goldstein approached The Village Voice with a novel idea. "I want to be a rock critic," he said. "What's that?" the editor replied. It was a logical question, since rock criticism didn't yet exist. In the weekly column he would produce for the Voice, Goldstein became the first person to write regularly in a major publication about the music that changed our lives. He believed deeply in the power of rock, and, long before it was acceptable, he championed t

Apr 20, 2015
Babylonian mythology by Nardo, Don, 1947-, author.

Babylonian mythology

This book examines the religious beliefs and myths of the Babylonians.

Apr 20, 2015
Aztec mythology by Nardo, Don, 1947-

Aztec mythology

"This new title in the Mythology and Culture Worldwide series discusses the origins of Aztec myths and how some of these myths have been manipulated over time. The book details the major gods found within the mythology along with some of the most memorable tales, such as creation of the world and the making of humanity. The title ends with how Aztec myths have penetrated popular culture"--

Apr 20, 2015
Designer Crochet - 32 Patterns to Elevate Your Style- Sizes Small to 5X by Mullett-bowlsby, Shannon

Designer Crochet - 32 Patterns to Elevate Your Style- Sizes Small to 5X

Apr 20, 2015
The Dad Report - Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families by Cook, Kevin

The Dad Report - Fathers, Sons, and Baseball Families

Apr 20, 2015
Born with teeth - a memoir by Mulgrew, Kate, 1955- author.

Born with teeth - a memoir

A star known for her strong female roles in Star Trek: Voyager and Orange Is the New Black offers a deeply moving account of the price and rewards of a passionate life.

Apr 20, 2015
Bewilderments - reflections on the Book of Numbers by Zornberg, Avivah Gottlieb, author.

Bewilderments - reflections on the Book of Numbers

"From one of the most acclaimed biblical commentators at work today, the third book in her award-winning series of commentaries on the Hebrew Bible. The Book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure. What should have been for the Israelites a brief journey from Mount Sinai to the Holy Land becomes a forty-year death march. Both before and after the devastating report of the spies, the narrative centers on the people's desire to return to Egypt, to undo the miraculous work of the Exodus. Th

Apr 20, 2015
Atlas of knowledge - anyone can map by Börner, Katy.

Atlas of knowledge - anyone can map

Apr 20, 2015
American warlords - how Roosevelt's high command led America to victory in World War II by Jordan, Jonathan W., 1967-

American warlords - how Roosevelt's high command led America to victory in World War II

Apr 20, 2015
The Alkaline 5 diet - lose weight, heal your health problems and feel amazing! by Wilson, Laura, author.

The Alkaline 5 diet - lose weight, heal your health problems and feel amazing!

Apr 20, 2015
Act like a leader, think like a leader by Ibarra, Herminia, 1961-

Act like a leader, think like a leader

"Today's breakneck pace of change has an immense impact on leaders-and as a result, on the organizations they run. All too often, people remain stuck in outdated mindsets and modes of operating, even after others recognize the need for change. Leaders need to learn to pivot even when there are no obvious signals guiding their way. Leadership expert Herminia Ibarra (INSEAD) upends traditional, introspective advice and says act first-and then change your way of thinking. In this unconventional bo

Apr 20, 2015