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Guilty thing - a life of Thomas De Quincey by Wilson, Frances, 1964- author. Guilty thing - a life of Thomas De Quincey

Sep 30, 2016
Guillermo del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections by Guillermo del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections

Sep 30, 2016
Giants of the Lost world - dinosaurs and other extinct monsters of South America by Prothero, Donald R. Giants of the Lost world - dinosaurs and other extinct monsters of South America

The evolution, biology, and discovery of the dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals that lived in South America. Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Lost world.

Sep 30, 2016
Get what's yours for Medicare - maximize your coverage, minimize your costs by Moeller, Philip, author. Get what's yours for Medicare - maximize your coverage, minimize your costs

"A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money. Social Security provides the bulk of most retirees' income and Medicare guarantees them affordable health insurance. But few people know what Medicare covers and what it doesn't, what it costs, and when to sign up. Nor do they understand which par

Sep 30, 2016
The garden awakening - designs to nurture our land & ourselves by Reynolds, Mary, author. The garden awakening - designs to nurture our land & ourselves

The Garden Awakening is a garden design book with a difference. Drawing inspiration from long-forgotten Irish gardening traditions, Mary Reynolds re-imagines gardens as spaces that work in harmony with nature. Under Mary's gentle guidance you can awaken your garden, nuturing the land to become a beautiful natural space. The Garden Awakening provides: inspiration for garden designs that are in harmony with nature, practical ideas and guidance for creating and maintaining your garden, advice on cr

Sep 30, 2016
The French chef in America - Julia Child's second act by Prud'homme, Alex, author. The French chef in America - Julia Child's second act

"Julia Child is synonymous with French cooking, but her legacy runs much deeper. Now, her great-nephew and My Life in France coauthor vividly recounts the myriad ways in which she profoundly shaped how we eat today. He shows us Child in the aftermath of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, suddenly finding herself America's first lady of French food and under considerable pressure to embrace her new mantle. We see her dealing with difficult colleagues and the challenges of fam

Sep 30, 2016
Dolce vita confidential - Fellini, Loren, Pucci, paparazzi, and the swinging high life of 1950s Rome by Levy, Shawn, author. Dolce vita confidential - Fellini, Loren, Pucci, paparazzi, and the swinging high life of 1950s Rome

Sep 30, 2016
Danger close - my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan by Smith, Amber (Amber Lane), 1981- author. Danger close - my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan

"A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan vividly describes her division's high-risk battles and the ways they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, sharing additional insights into her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated unit,"--NoveList.

Sep 30, 2016
Crossfire - the plot that killed Kennedy by Marrs, Jim, author. Crossfire - the plot that killed Kennedy

"What really happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963? Was the assassination of John F. Kennedy simply the work of a warped, solitary young man, or was something more nefarious afoot? Pulling together a wealth of evidence, including rare photos, documents, and interviews, veteran Texas journalist Jim Marrs reveals the truth about that fateful day. Thoroughly revised and updated with the latest findings about the assassination, Crossfire is the most comprehensive, convincing explanation of how, wh

Sep 30, 2016
Confessions of a secular Jesus follower - finding answers in Jesus for those who don't believe by Krattenmaker, Tom, 1960- author. Confessions of a secular Jesus follower - finding answers in Jesus for those who don't believe

"An award-winning USA Today columnist makes the case for how a Jesus freed from religion and politics meets the need for meaning and purpose in secular America, "--Amazon.com.

Sep 30, 2016
Christian mystics - 108 seers, saints, and sages by McColman, Carl, author. Christian mystics - 108 seers, saints, and sages

Sep 30, 2016
The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - a Tim Burton film by Gallo, Leah, author, editor. The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - a Tim Burton film

Sep 30, 2016
The armor of God by Shirer, Priscilla Evans. The armor of God

"All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you. A devoted, devilish enemy seeks to wreak havoc on everything that matters to you. The Enemy always fails miserably when he meets a woman dressed for the occasion. A woman who is armed and dangerous. The Bible study you are holding in your hands is more than just a biblical description of the believer's inventory, It is an action plan for putting on your armour and developing a personalised strategy to secure victory against the enemy."--Pub

Sep 30, 2016
American Ulysses - a life of Ulysses S. Grant by White, Ronald C. (Ronald Cedric), 1939- author. American Ulysses - a life of Ulysses S. Grant

"From the author of the New York Times bestseller A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America's greatest generals--and most misunderstood presidents,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 30, 2016
American endurance - Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the vanishing Wild West by Serrano, Richard A. American endurance - Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the vanishing Wild West

Sep 30, 2016
America the anxious - how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks by Whippman, Ruth, author. America the anxious - how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks

Sep 30, 2016
Life as Jamie knows it - an exceptional child grows up by Bérubé, Michael, 1961- author. Life as Jamie knows it - an exceptional child grows up

"The story of Jamie Berube's journey to adulthood and a meditation on disability in American life Published in 1996, Life as We Know It introduced Jamie Berube to the world as a sweet, bright, gregarious little boy who loves the Beatles, pizza, and making lists. At four, he is like many young people his age, but his Down syndrome leads most people to see him only in terms of his disability. Twenty years later, Jamie is no longer little, though he still loves the Beatles, pizza, and making lists.

Sep 30, 2016
The keeper's voice - poems by Carson, Mike, 1943- The keeper's voice - poems

"Carson's lean, spare collection The Keeper's Voice unflinchingly engages those hard ideas of beauty, of goodness. Direct and often colloquial in their language and traditional in their forms--blank verse, quatrains, sonnets--the poems' voices arise from a wide range of viewpoints and situations."--

Sep 30, 2016
René Magritte - selected writings by Magritte, René, 1898-1967, author. René Magritte - selected writings

Sep 30, 2016
The problem with socialism by DiLorenzo, Thomas J., author. The problem with socialism

Remember when "socialism" was a dirty word? Now students at America's elite universities are parroting socialist talking points and "sure-thing" Hillary Clinton is struggling to win the Democratic nomination against a 74-year-old avowed socialist who promises to make the nation more like Europe. What's happened? Do Americans need a reminder about the dangers of socialist ideology and practices? Thomas DiLorenzo, economics professor and senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, deconstruct

Sep 30, 2016