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A Small Key Can Open a Large Door - The Rojava Revolution by Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness (EDT) A Small Key Can Open a Large Door - The Rojava Revolution

Sep 28, 2016
Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith by Robertson, Si, 1948- author. Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith

"America's favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures. Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E's Duck Dynasty. Through his transition, he has remained untainted by the popularity and money, and is the same man he was before stardom--generous, kind, compassionate, and a little bit crazy. Beginning where Si-cology 1

Sep 28, 2016
Now - the physics of time by Muller, R. (Richard), author. Now - the physics of time

"You are reading the word 'now' right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment 'now' so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond. Einstein showed that the flow of time is affected by both velocity and gravity, yet he despaired at his failure to explain the meaning of 'now.' Equally puzzling: Why does time flow? Some physicists have given up trying to understand, and call the flow of

Sep 28, 2016
Menopause confidential - a doctor reveals the secrets to thriving through midlife by Allmen, Tara, author. Menopause confidential - a doctor reveals the secrets to thriving through midlife

"An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field. The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable--and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life--from sex and sleep to mood and mental clarity to weight and body temperature. While there are a number of resources available, many are confusing and contradictory. Now, Manhatt

Sep 28, 2016
Marrow - a love story by Lesser, Elizabeth, author. Marrow - a love story

"The author of the New York Times bestseller Broken Open returns with a visceral and profound memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant--one the donor and one the recipient--begin a quest for acceptance, authenticity, and most of all, love. A mesmerizing and courageous memoir: the story of two sisters uncovering the depth of their love through the life-and-death experience of a bone marrow transplant. Throughout her life, Elizabeth Lesser has sought understanding about w

Sep 28, 2016
The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You by Yogananda, Paramahansa The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You

Sep 28, 2016
Scrappy little nobody by Kendrick, Anna, author. Scrappy little nobody

A collection of whimsical autobiographical essays by the actress and star of "Up in the Air" recounts memorable milestones, from her New England upbringing to the blockbuster films that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses.

Sep 28, 2016
Run like a mother - how to get moving-- and not lose your job, family, or sanity by McDowell, Dimity. Run like a mother - how to get moving-- and not lose your job, family, or sanity

Sep 28, 2016
Roughneck grace - farmer yoga, creeping codgerism, apple golf, and other brief essays from on and off the back forty by Perry, Michael, 1964- author. Roughneck grace - farmer yoga, creeping codgerism, apple golf, and other brief essays from on and off the back forty

"New York Times bestselling author and humorist Michael Perry returns with a new collection of bite-sized essays from his Sunday Wisconsin State Journal column, "Roughneck Grace." Perry's perspectives on everything from cleaning the chicken coop to sharing a New York City elevator with supermodels will have you snorting with laughter on one page, blinking back tears on the next, and--no matter your zip code--nodding in recognition throughout"--

Sep 28, 2016
Thyroid connection - why you feel tired, brain-fogged, and overweight -- and how to get your life back by Myers, Amy, author. Thyroid connection - why you feel tired, brain-fogged, and overweight -- and how to get your life back

Provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of thyroid problems and explains how to recognize the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction, work with a doctor to get the correct diagnosis, and create an appropriate plan for treatment and recovery.

Sep 28, 2016
The unofficial guide to Walt Disney World 2017 by Sehlinger, Bob, 1945- author. The unofficial guide to Walt Disney World 2017

Hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price categories are listed with evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques--compiled by unbiased inspectors of Orlando's most famed attraction.

Sep 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2016
Northmen - the Viking saga, AD 793-1241 by Haywood, John, 1956- author. Northmen - the Viking saga, AD 793-1241

Sep 28, 2016
Movers, shakers, mommies, and makers - success stories from Mompreneurs. by Movers, shakers, mommies, and makers - success stories from Mompreneurs.

Sep 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2016