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Core Java for the impatient by Horstmann, Cay S., 1959-, author.

Core Java for the impatient

The release of Java SE 8 introduced significant enhancements that impact the Core Java technologies and APIs at the heart of the Java platform. Many old Java idioms are no longer required and new features like lambda expressions will increase programmer productivity, but navigating these changes can be challenging. Core Java for the Impatient is a complete but concise guide to Java SE 8. Written by Cay Horstmann -- the author of Java SE 8 for the Really Impatient and Core Java, the classic, two-

Mar 3, 2015
Becoming a mountain - Himalayan journeys in search of the sacred and the sublime by Alter, Stephen.

Becoming a mountain - Himalayan journeys in search of the sacred and the sublime

"Stephen Alter was raised by American missionary parents in the hill station of Mussoorie, in the foothills of the Himalayas, where he and his wife, Ameeta, now live. Their idyllic existence was brutally interrupted when four armed intruders invaded their house and viciously attacked them, leaving them for dead. The violent assault and the trauma of almost dying left him questioning assumptions he had lived by since childhood. For the first time, he encountered the face of evil and the terror of

Mar 3, 2015
17 Carnations - The Royals, The Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History by Morton, Andrew

17 Carnations - The Royals, The Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Mar 3, 2015
1,000 foods to eat before you die - a food lover's life list by Sheraton, Mimi, author.

1,000 foods to eat before you die - a food lover's life list

Features the tastes, ingredients, restaurants, dishes, and recipes from around the globe every food lover should try, including blood oranges from Italy, poutine from Canada, and piri-piri shrimp from Mozambique.

Mar 3, 2015
The case for grace - a journalist explores the evidence of transformed lives by Strobel, Lee, 1952- author.

The case for grace - a journalist explores the evidence of transformed lives

Mar 3, 2015
Lighten up, y'all - classic Southern recipes made healthy and wholesome by Willis, Virginia, 1966-

Lighten up, y'all - classic Southern recipes made healthy and wholesome

Mar 3, 2015
A Lifelong Love - What If Marriage Is About More Than Just Staying Together? by Thomas, Gary

A Lifelong Love - What If Marriage Is About More Than Just Staying Together?

Mar 3, 2015
Roosevelt and Stalin - portrait of a partnership by Butler, Susan, 1932-

Roosevelt and Stalin - portrait of a partnership

Draws on newly unclassified files to examine the relationship between the two world leaders, revealing FDR's methodical role in the reintroduction of religion in the Soviet Union and the related influence of J. Edgar Hoover.

Mar 3, 2015
Japan by

Japan

Mar 3, 2015
The summer of the great-grandmother by L'Engle, Madeleine.

The summer of the great-grandmother

The author describes the senility and death of her ninety-year-old mother and her own concomitant emotions and frustrations

Mar 3, 2015
Living the Farm Sanctuary Life - The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day by Baur, Gene/ Stone, Gene

Living the Farm Sanctuary Life - The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day

Mar 3, 2015
Left brain, right stuff - how leaders make winning decisions by Rosenzweig, Philip M., 1955-

Left brain, right stuff - how leaders make winning decisions

"A renowned business expert examines decision-making in critical, big-time situations where the outcome shapes the destiny of companies, countries, sports teams, political campaigns, or the military Left Brain, Right Stuff is the book about decision making that takes off where others-Thinking, Fast and Slow, Predictably Irrational, and Decisive-leave off. It captures the essence of real-world decisions, where success only comes to those with the wisdom to push boundaries. The great paradox is

Mar 3, 2015
Whole grain baking made easy - craft delicious, healthful breads, pastries, desserts, and more by Alterman, Tabitha, 1979- author.

Whole grain baking made easy - craft delicious, healthful breads, pastries, desserts, and more

"A guide for bakers to working with whole grains for breads and desserts, featuring recipes for a variety of flours and flour blends as well as guidance on home milling"--

Mar 3, 2015
Why Kids Make You Fat - And How to Get Your Body Back by MacDonald, Mark

Why Kids Make You Fat - And How to Get Your Body Back

Mar 3, 2015
The Wild Diet - Get Back to Your Roots, Burn Fat, and Drop Up to 20 Pounds in 40 Days by James, Abel

The Wild Diet - Get Back to Your Roots, Burn Fat, and Drop Up to 20 Pounds in 40 Days

Mar 3, 2015
Will my kid grow out of it? - a child psychologist's guide to understanding worrisome behavior by Forrest, Bonny Jo.

Will my kid grow out of it? - a child psychologist's guide to understanding worrisome behavior

"A parental road map to navigate a child's mental health Helping parents determine whether their child's behavior is typical for the age or, possibly, a sign of something more serious they should look into, Will My Kid Grow Out of It? uses lay terms and concrete examples to aid adults in establishing if their child may have a commonly diagnosed issue such as ADHD, depression, a learning disability, and others; where to go to get help; how to get support from schools and the medical community; an

Mar 3, 2015
Lose Weight Here - The Metabolic Secret to Target Stubborn Fat and Fix Your Problem Areas by Teta, Jade/ Teta, Keoni

Lose Weight Here - The Metabolic Secret to Target Stubborn Fat and Fix Your Problem Areas

Mar 3, 2015
The irrational season / Book Three by L'Engle, Madeleine.

The irrational season / Book Three

A persistent woman journeys through the annual and liturgical seasons, reflecting on and celebrating her humanity, her Christianity, and her conflicts as woman, wife, mother, and writer

Mar 3, 2015
The interstellar age - inside the forty-year Voyager mission by Bell, Jim, 1965- author.

The interstellar age - inside the forty-year Voyager mission

"The story of the men and women who drove the Voyager spacecraft mission- told by a scientist who was there from the beginning. The Voyager spacecraft are our farthest-flung emissaries-11.3 billion miles away from the crew who built and still operate them, decades since their launch. Voyager 1 left the solar system in 2012; its sister craft, Voyager 2, will do so in 2015. The fantastic journey began in 1977, before the first episode of Cosmos aired. The mission was planned as a grand tour beyond

Mar 3, 2015
Seven minutes to fit - 50 anytime, anywhere interval workouts by Klika, Brett.

Seven minutes to fit - 50 anytime, anywhere interval workouts

Mar 3, 2015