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Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption by Chung, Vinh, 1975-

Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption

A family's journey from pre-war Vietnam, through pirate attacks in the open sea, to a new home in Fort Smith, Arkansas, where poverty and discrimination could not prevent the author from graduating from Harvard Medical School.

Jul 3, 2015
Trials of passion - crimes committed in the name of love and madness by Appignanesi, Lisa, author.

Trials of passion - crimes committed in the name of love and madness

"A journey into the heart of dark passions and the crimes they impel, and their trial by daylight and doctors. When passion is in the picture, what is criminal, what is sane, what is mad or simply bad? Through court and asylum records, letters and newspaper accounts, this book brings to life some sensational trials between 1870 and 1914, a period when the psychiatric professions were consolidating their hold on our understanding of what is human. Outside fiction, individual emotions and the inne

Jul 3, 2015
That's the way it is - a history of television news in America by Ponce de Leon, Charles L. (Charles Leonard), author.

That's the way it is - a history of television news in America

"When critics decry the current state of our public discourse, one reliably easy target is television news. It’s too dumbed-down, they say; it’s no longer news but entertainment, celebrity-obsessed and vapid. The critics may be right. But, as Charles L. Ponce de Leon explains in That’s the Way It Is, TV news has always walked a fine line between hard news and fluff. The familiar story of decline fails to acknowledge real changes in the media and Americans’ news-consuming habits, while also harki

Jul 3, 2015
The tank man's son - a memoir by Bouman, Mark.

The tank man's son - a memoir

Mark Bouman recounts the events of his childhood at the hands of his larger-than-life, Neo-Nazi father in brilliant, startling detail in this memoir. From adventure-filled days complete with real-life war games, artillery fire, and tank races to terror-filled nights marked by vicious tirades, brutal beatings, and psychological torture, Mark paints a chilling portrait of family life that is at once whimsical and horrific, all building to a shocking climax that challenges even the broadest boundar

Jul 3, 2015
Backache - what exercises work by Sobel, Dava, author.

Backache - what exercises work

Jul 2, 2015
Baby You|re a Rich Man - Suing the Beatles for Fun and Profit by Soocher, Stan

Baby You|re a Rich Man - Suing the Beatles for Fun and Profit

Jul 2, 2015
A-Z of Whitework by Search Press (COR)

A-Z of Whitework

Jul 2, 2015
Backyard pharmacy - growing medicinal plants in your own yard by Millard, Elizabeth, author.

Backyard pharmacy - growing medicinal plants in your own yard

Jul 2, 2015
The Buddha's wife - the path of awakening together - her story and reader's companion by Surrey, Janet L.

The Buddha's wife - the path of awakening together - her story and reader's companion

"What do we know of the wife and child the Buddha abandoned when he went off to seek his enlightenment? For the first time, The Buddha's Wife brings this rarely told story to the forefront, offering a nuanced portrait of this compelling and compassionate figure while also examining the practical applications her teachings have on our modern lives. Princess Yasodhara's journey is one full of loss, grief, and suffering. But through it, she discovered her own enlightenment within the deep bonds of

Jul 2, 2015
51 day war - ruin and resistance in Gaza by Blumenthal, Max, 1977- author.

51 day war - ruin and resistance in Gaza

On July 8, 2014, Israel launched air strikes on Hamas-controlled Gaza, followed by a ground invasion. The ensuing fifty-one days of war left more than 2,200 people dead. Max Blumenthal was in Gaza and throughout Israel -- Palestine during what he argues was an entirely avoidable catastrophe. Blumenthal radically shifts the discussion around a number of highly contentious issues: the use of civilians as human shields by Israeli forces, the arbitrary targeting of Palestinian civilians, and the rad

Jul 2, 2015
$2.00 a Day - Living on Almost Nothing in America by Edin, Kathryn J./ Shaefer, H. Luke

$2.00 a Day - Living on Almost Nothing in America

Jul 2, 2015
365 Wods - Burpees, Deadlifts, Snatches, Squats, Box Jumps, Situps, Kettlebell Swings, Double Unders, Lunges, Pushups, Pullups, and More Daily Workouts for Home by Morrison, Blair

365 Wods - Burpees, Deadlifts, Snatches, Squats, Box Jumps, Situps, Kettlebell Swings, Double Unders, Lunges, Pushups, Pullups, and More Daily Workouts for Home

Jul 2, 2015
20 Ways to Draw a Jellyfish and 44 Other Amazing Sea Creatures - A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers by Dalziel, Trina

20 Ways to Draw a Jellyfish and 44 Other Amazing Sea Creatures - A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers

Jul 2, 2015
20 ways to draw a bike - and 44 other incredible ways to get around by Hancock, James Gulliver, author.

20 ways to draw a bike - and 44 other incredible ways to get around

Offers inspiration, hints, and tips to draw modes of transportation, including hot air balloons, submarines, and roller skates.

Jul 2, 2015
The beer wench's guide to beer - an unpretentious guide to craft beer by Routson, Ashley V.

The beer wench's guide to beer - an unpretentious guide to craft beer

"Leveraging her love and knowledge of fine beer, Ashley Routson's book highlights how and why craft beer is such a popular (and growing) industry"--

Jul 2, 2015
Bees - An Up-close Look at Pollinators Around the World by Droege, Sam/ Packer, Laurence

Bees - An Up-close Look at Pollinators Around the World

Jul 2, 2015
The complete guide to even more vegan food substitutions - the latest and greatest methods for veganizing anything using more natural, plant-based ingredients by Newman, Joni-Marie.

The complete guide to even more vegan food substitutions - the latest and greatest methods for veganizing anything using more natural, plant-based ingredients

Jul 2, 2015
Common sense pregnancy - navigating a healthy pregnancy & birth for mother & baby by Faulkner, Jeanne.

Common sense pregnancy - navigating a healthy pregnancy & birth for mother & baby

"JEANNE FAULKNER has worked in women's health for 30 years, first in doctor's offices, free clinics, and classrooms and then as a registered nurse, specializing in obstetrics, labor and delivery, and neonatal care. She began her career as a journalist in2002 and currently writes the weekly column Ask the Labor Nurse for FitPregnancy.com. She contributes articles about health, medicine, food, parenting, travel, and lifestyle issues to such publications as Fit Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Shape, Better H

Jul 2, 2015
Coffee nerd / How to Have Your Coffee and Drink It Too by Brown, Ruth, 1985- author.

Coffee nerd / How to Have Your Coffee and Drink It Too

Jul 2, 2015
Classic recipes for modern people by Sussman, Max, 1982- author.

Classic recipes for modern people

Revamps classic recipes, offering such new twists as shellfish shells, asparagus & goat cheese popovers, and butterscotch pancakes with chocolate chunks.

Jul 2, 2015