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Oneida - from free love Utopia to the well-set table-- an American story by Wayland-Smith, Ellen.

Oneida - from free love Utopia to the well-set table-- an American story

"Amidst the religious fervor of the Second Great Awakening, John Humphrey Noyes, a spirited but socially awkward young man, attracted a group of devoted followers with his fiery sermons about creating Jesus' millennial kingdom here on earth. Noyes and his followers built a large communal house in rural New York where they engaged in what Noyes called "complex marriage," an elaborate system of free love where sexual relations with multiple partners was encouraged. Noyes was eventually inspired to

May 5, 2016
Only in Paris - a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects by Smith, Duncan J. D., author

Only in Paris - a guide to unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects

May 5, 2016
Ozone journal by Balakian, Peter, 1951- author.

Ozone journal

"A sequel of sorts to "Ziggurat," published in the Phoenix Poets series in 2010, the title poem from "Ozone Journal" recounts the memory of the speaker's excavating the bones of Armenian genocide victims in the Syrian desert with a TV journalist crew in 2009. The speaker "dreams back," as it were, to the 1980s, when, as a young man in his thirties and caring for a young daughter after a recent divorce, he is having to juggle both personal and cultural/historical complexities living as a single p

Apr 29, 2016
PACs, super PACs, and fundraising by Petechuk, David, author.

PACs, super PACs, and fundraising

May 4, 2016
Paper - paging through history by Kurlansky, Mark, author.

Paper - paging through history

May 5, 2016
Patent litigation primer - a guide for inventors and business owners by Klinck, Robert A.

Patent litigation primer - a guide for inventors and business owners

May 2, 2016
Pathways to possibility - transforming our relationship with ourselves, each other, and the world by Zander, Rosamund Stone, 1942- author.

Pathways to possibility - transforming our relationship with ourselves, each other, and the world

Shares uplifting advice on how to shed obstacles from the past to achieve true maturity, fulfillment, and limitless growth, demonstrating how a greater understanding of the self can positively transform relationships and enable greater connections with the universe.

Apr 29, 2016
Paul McCartney - the life by Norman, Philip, 1943- author.

Paul McCartney - the life

"Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. PAUL McCARTNEY reveals the complex character behind the fac¸ade and sheds new light on his childhood--blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music

May 5, 2016
Penny stocks for dummies by Leeds, Peter, author.

Penny stocks for dummies

While the majority of penny stocks are very risky, choosing the right ones can be extremely lucrative. Written by penny stock expert Peter Leeds -- also known as The Penny Stock Professional -- this hands-on, friendly guide takes the guesswork out of investing in penny stocks and gives you the knowledge to make smart investment choices that can yield big returns. In no time, you'll have the confidence and know-how to properly identify and purchase winning penny stocks -- and get in on the ground

May 5, 2016
Pistols and petticoats - 175 years of lady detectives in fact and fiction by Janik, Erika, author.

Pistols and petticoats - 175 years of lady detectives in fact and fiction

"A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years In 1910 Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and kept her badge stuffed in her pocketbook. She wasn't the first or only policewoman, but she became the movement's most visible voice. Police work from its very beginning was considered a male domain, far too dangerous and rough for a woman to even contem

Apr 29, 2016
Planning, plotting, and progress / A Guide to Building Your Novel by Teppo, Mark, author.

Planning, plotting, and progress / A Guide to Building Your Novel

May 5, 2016
Players - the story of sports and money, and the visionaries who fought to create a revolution by Futterman, Matthew.

Players - the story of sports and money, and the visionaries who fought to create a revolution

Traces the single-generation transformation of sports from a cottage industry to a global business, reflecting on how elite athletes, agents, TV executives, coaches, owners, and athletes who once had to take second jobs worked together to create the dominating, big-ticket industry of today.

Apr 29, 2016
Project Gemini by Reichl, Eugen author.

Project Gemini

"In just two-and-a-half years, beginning in 1964, two unmanned and ten manned flights took place in the Gemini program. This program was the turning point in the space race with the USSR; from then on the Americans took the lead. Flights lasting two weeks, into the Van Allen Belt, the first extravehicular activities, rendezvous maneuvers and docking with other spacecraft--all of this was achieved by Gemini, paving the way for the more demanding moon landing program. It was not all success, ho

May 5, 2016
Quick & easy ketogenic cooking - time-saving paleo recipes and meal plans to improve your health and help you lose weight by Emmerich, Maria, author.

Quick & easy ketogenic cooking - time-saving paleo recipes and meal plans to improve your health and help you lose weight

Collects recipes from the nutritionist and popular food blogger that support the body in ketosis to maximize fat burning, with an emphasis on real, whole foods, and includes nut-free, egg-free, and dairy-free options

May 4, 2016
Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams by Darling, Gala, author.

Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams

May 5, 2016
Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams by Darling, Gala, author.

Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams

Apr 29, 2016
Raspberry Pi 2 - owners' workshop manual by Girling, Gray, author.

Raspberry Pi 2 - owners' workshop manual

May 3, 2016
Raspberry Pi Cookbook - Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions by Monk, Simon

Raspberry Pi Cookbook - Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions

Apr 29, 2016
Raw, vegan, not gross - all vegan and mostly raw recipes for people who love to eat by Miller, Laura (Cook), author.

Raw, vegan, not gross - all vegan and mostly raw recipes for people who love to eat

"Whether you already love vegan food or need some convincing, YouTube star Laura Miller offers more than a hundred entirely vegan and mostly raw recipes for all people who want to eat deliciously. Raw. Vegan. Not Gross. is the debut cookbook from YouTube's Tastemade star Laura Miller. A soon to be modern classic, Raw. Vegan. Not Gross. will engage your taste buds with strengthening breakfasts (avocado grapefruit bowls; ginger maple granola), easy weeknight dinners (golden gazpacho; sweet potato

Apr 29, 2016
Real artists have day jobs - (and other awesome things they don't teach you in school) by Benincasa, Sara, author.

Real artists have day jobs - (and other awesome things they don't teach you in school)

While the practical aspects of new adulthood can be nerve-wracking--dating, job-hunting, money-managing -- the most important task of all is figuring out who you are and where you fit in the world. Author and comedian Sara Benincasa, now in her mid-thirties, had an absolutely harrowing early twenties and now, on the other side, she has a LOT of hard-earned wisdom and common sense to share.

May 3, 2016