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Introduction to world Christian history by Cooper, Derek, 1978- author.

Introduction to world Christian history

Jun 28, 2016
Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease by Sydney, Sheldon D. (Sheldon Dov), 1950- author.

Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease

"New for 2016! Dr. Sydney's expanded and updated 4th edition of Ignore Your Teeth and They'll Go Away, the Complete Guide to Gum Disease. This edition continues a unique publishing tradition. For thirty years, this book has been delivering, in an easy-to-read style, authoritative and always up-to-date information on detection, prevention and treatment of gum disease, including a comprehensive chapter on dental implants. 80% of all adults and 40% of all children in the world are afflicted with so

Jun 28, 2016
Grace period - my ordination to the ordinary by Popham, Melinda Worth, author.

Grace period - my ordination to the ordinary

"Author Melinda Worth Popham left home for Yale Divinity School at age fifty-six after a barrage of painful life events--above all, the nightmare of her teenage daughter's life-threatening depression. These events brought her to her knees, and a monastic method of meditation became her mainstay as well as her portal to the holy. This memoir, Grace Period, tells the story of one mother's experience of a daughter's intractable illness and the discovery that pain is the Miracle Gro of spiritual gro

Jun 28, 2016
Finding the flavors we lost - from bread to bourbon, how artisans reclaimed American food by Kuh, Patric, 1964- author.

Finding the flavors we lost - from bread to bourbon, how artisans reclaimed American food

"An award-winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine and a former restaurant cook profiles the major figures in the so-called artisanal food movement who brought exceptional taste back to food and inspired chefs and restaurateurs to redefine and rethink the way we eat,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Fast favorites under pressure by Laurence, Meredith, author.

Fast favorites under pressure

"Over 100 recipes prefected (sic) for 4-quart pressure cookers."--Cover.

Jun 28, 2016
Eve of a hundred midnights - the star-crossed love story of two WWII correspondents and their epic escape across the Pacific by Lascher, Bill, author.

Eve of a hundred midnights - the star-crossed love story of two WWII correspondents and their epic escape across the Pacific

On New Year’s Eve, 1941, just three weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese were bombing the Philippine capital of Manila, where journalists Mel and Annalee Jacoby had married just a month earlier. The couple had worked in China as members of a tight community of foreign correspondents with close ties to Chinese leaders; if captured by invading Japanese troops, they were certain to be executed. Racing to the docks just before midnight, they barely escaped on a freighter&#x201

Jun 28, 2016
Escape from dark places - guideposts to hope in an age of anxiety & depression by Watkins, Ambra.

Escape from dark places - guideposts to hope in an age of anxiety & depression

Jun 28, 2016
Sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs - a low culture manifesto by Klosterman, Chuck, 1972-

Sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs - a low culture manifesto

Countless writers and artists have spoken for a generation, but no one has done it quite like Chuck Klosterman. With an exhaustive knowledge of popular culture and an almost effortless ability to spin brilliant prose out of unlikely subject matter, Klosterman attacks the entire spectrum of postmodern America: reality TV, Pamela Anderson and literary Jesus freaks. And don't even get him started on his love life and the whole Harry-Met-Sally situation ...

Jun 28, 2016
The Reunited States of America - how we can bridge the partisan divide by Gerzon, Mark, author.

The Reunited States of America - how we can bridge the partisan divide

Jun 28, 2016
SAT subject test - math level 2 by Joyce, Christine E, author.

SAT subject test - math level 2

Jun 28, 2016
Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours by Cadenhead, Rogers/ Liberty, Jesse

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours

Jun 28, 2016
Running 5K and 10K - a training guide by Chalfen, David, author.

Running 5K and 10K - a training guide

"An accessible, jargon-free guide for all distance runners committed to improving their times. It doesn't offer any quick and easy answers; just tried-and-tested practical advice on how to train more effectively and shave a few seconds - or even minutes - off your personal best." --Back cover.

Jun 28, 2016
Run the World - My 3,500-mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe by Wade, Becky

Run the World - My 3,500-mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe

Jun 28, 2016
Rubber band engineer - build slingshot-powered rockets, rubber band rifles, unconventional catapults, and more guerilla gadgets from household hardware by Akiyama, Lance, author.

Rubber band engineer - build slingshot-powered rockets, rubber band rifles, unconventional catapults, and more guerilla gadgets from household hardware

Offers instructions for twenty-five different gadgets, including a crossbow, pneumatic magic box, and slingshot rocket.

Jun 28, 2016
Raspberry Pi 3 in Easy Steps by McGrath, Mike

Raspberry Pi 3 in Easy Steps

Jun 28, 2016
Present over perfect - leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of living by Niequist, Shauna, author.

Present over perfect - leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of living

Jun 28, 2016
The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family by Kaufman, Sherelyn R./ Kaufman, Michael J./ Nelson, Elizabeth Chase

The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family

Jun 28, 2016
The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence by Keltner, Dacher, author.

The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence

An examination of the nature of power argues that empathy and giving are the ultimate sources of lasting power, discussing how people often misunderstand how they achieved power and end up losing it, and how power can be a demonstrably good thing.

Jun 28, 2016
The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life by Newmark, Amy/ Norville, Deborah

The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life

Jun 28, 2016
Plenty by Lee, Corinne, author.

Plenty

"Using Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass as a springboard, Corinne Lee's second book of poetry is an eco-epic that investigates and embodies the deterioration of America's environment due to industrial agriculture, fossil fuels, war, racism, and technology.Lee's book-length work draws upon a variety of poetic forms and histories--especially events in 1892, which included a surge in lynching in America and the beginning of our coup d'etat of Hawaii--to examine how modern technology facilitated the H

Jun 28, 2016