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Pound for pound - a story of one woman's recovery and the shelter dogs who loved her back to life by Kopp, Shannon, author.

Pound for pound - a story of one woman's recovery and the shelter dogs who loved her back to life

Recounts the author's struggle with an eating disorder and how caring for shelter dogs gave her the strength and courage to heal.

May 21, 2016
I've got sand in all the wrong places by Scottoline, Lisa, author.

I've got sand in all the wrong places

"Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives once again and better than ever. You will identify with these tales of guil

May 21, 2016
The Games - A Global History of the Olympics by Goldblatt, David

The Games - A Global History of the Olympics

May 21, 2016
Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!- Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life by Duffield-Thomas, Denise

Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!- Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life

May 21, 2016
The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work by Bowman, Bob, author.

The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work

"Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart and drive to win. This is his motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. He presents ten key concepts that all people should live by. Illuminating his lessons with

May 21, 2016
Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age by Ozment, Katherine, author.

Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age

Looks at the trends and ramifications of a country increasingly leaving organized religion behind, focusing on how this growing number of nonreligious Americans find meaning, purpose, and community.

May 21, 2016
Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world by Yuanlai, 1575-1630, author.

Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world

"Learn to face and overcome the pitfalls of Zen practice--self-indulgence, suppression, speculation, asceticism--with this first complete translation of a Zen classic. "In Zen practice, the essential point is to arouse doubt. What is this doubt? When youare born, for example, where do you come from? You cannot help but remain in doubt about this. When you die, where do you go? Again, you cannot help but remain in doubt. Since you cannot pierce this barrier of life and death, suddenly doubt will

May 21, 2016
The Healing Power of Illness - Understanding What Your Symptoms Are Telling You by Dethlefsen, Thorwald/ Dahlke, Ruediger, M.d./ Lemesurier, Peter (TRN)

The Healing Power of Illness - Understanding What Your Symptoms Are Telling You

May 21, 2016
Hand drawn lettering - draw, print, paint by Marlborough, Max, author.

Hand drawn lettering - draw, print, paint

A step-by-step guide to hand drawn lettering includes material lists, instructions, and samples.

May 21, 2016
Kierkegaard and the paradox of religious diversity by Connell, George, 1957-

Kierkegaard and the paradox of religious diversity

May 21, 2016
The joys of travel - and stories that illuminate them by Swick, Thomas, author.

The joys of travel - and stories that illuminate them

May 21, 2016
Our separate ways - the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance by Allin, Dana H., 1958- author.

Our separate ways - the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance

"The future of the relationship between Israel and America is deeply uncertain: the current political leadership of both countries is hostile to the other, there is no longer a sense of shared strategic focus, and demographic changes are forcing the countries further apart with every passing year. The Start-up Nation may be enjoying a tech boom, but it also has booming inequality, booming numbers of poor and underemployed people, and booming numbers of orthodox religious conservatives (half of a

May 21, 2016
Only Humans Need Apply - Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines by Davenport, Thomas Hayes/ Kirby, Julia

Only Humans Need Apply - Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines

May 21, 2016
Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts by Sweeney, Monica, author.

Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts

May 21, 2016
Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries by Pedersen, Stephanie, author.

Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries

Presents recipes for using berries to add fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, and phytonutrients to diets, including such options as superfood purple smoothie, multi-berry luncheon salad, berry nut butter pocket, and healthy berry streusel bars.

May 21, 2016
Food & Beer by Burns, Daniel/ Jarnit-bjergso, Jeppe/ Stein, Joshua David (CON)/ Redzepi, Rene (FRW)/ Stabile, Gabriele (PHT)

Food & Beer

May 21, 2016
The first signs - my quest to unlock the mysteries of the world's oldest symbols by Von Petzinger, Genevieve.

The first signs - my quest to unlock the mysteries of the world's oldest symbols

May 21, 2016
Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp) by Raichlen, Steven, author.

Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp)

"Project Smoke is the How to Grill of smoking, both a complete step-by-step guide to mastering the gear and techniques and a collection of 100 explosively flavorful recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts. Project Smoke describes Raichlen's seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including: 1. Choose Your Smoker; 4. Source Your Fuel; 7. Know When Your Food Is Done. There's an in-depth rundown on various smokers; the essential brines,rubs, marinades, and barbecue sauces; and

May 21, 2016
A psychiatrist's guide to successful retirement and aging - coping with change by Zal, H. Michael, author.

A psychiatrist's guide to successful retirement and aging - coping with change

May 21, 2016
The first ladies fact book - the childhoods, courtships, marriages, campaigns, accomplishments and legacies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama by Harris, Bill, 1933-

The first ladies fact book - the childhoods, courtships, marriages, campaigns, accomplishments and legacies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

May 21, 2016