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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
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 5, 2015
The last two seconds - poems by Bang, Mary Jo, author.

The last two seconds - poems

The Last Two Seconds is an astonishing confrontation with time--our experience of it as measured out by our perceptions, our lives, and our machines. In these poems, full of vivid imagery and imaginative logic, Mary Jo Bang captures the difficulties inherent in being human in the twenty-first century, when we set our watches by nuclear disasters, species collapse, pollution, mounting inequalities, warring nations, and our own mortality. This is brilliant and profound work by an essential poet of

Mar 5, 2015
The Lost Girls - The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina Dejesus by Glatt, John

The Lost Girls - The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina Dejesus

Mar 5, 2015
The making of Star Wars Return of the Jedi - the definitive story by Rinzler, J. W., author.

The making of Star Wars Return of the Jedi - the definitive story

Presents an illustrated overview of the making of the popular conclusion to the original Star Wars trilogy, offering stories from the set, photographs, production illustrations, script excerpts, interviews, and commentary on the film.

Mar 5, 2015
The millionaire in the next cubicle - a corporate everyman's blueprint for financial independence by Mendez, Chip, author.

The millionaire in the next cubicle - a corporate everyman's blueprint for financial independence

The Millionaire in the Next Cubicle offers corporate employees--and college graduates planning corporate careers--a fresh and powerful seven-step blueprint for achieving long-term financial security and independence. Described in straightforward, non-financial language, each principle is illustrated with examples from the author's own successful experience.

Mar 5, 2015
The miracle of Father Kapaun - priest, soldier, and Korean War hero by Wenzl, Roy.

The miracle of Father Kapaun - priest, soldier, and Korean War hero

Presents the life of the American Catholic priest who served as a chaplain in the Korean War, describing his heroic behavior as a prisoner of war which resulted in his being awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2013.

Mar 5, 2015
The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook - Wickedly Good Meals and Desserts to Die For by White, Kate (EDT)/ Coben, Harlan (CON)/ Flynn, Gillian (CON)/ Paretsky, Sara (CON)

The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook - Wickedly Good Meals and Desserts to Die For

Mar 5, 2015
The myths of safe pesticides by Leu, André, 1953-, author.

The myths of safe pesticides

Andre´ Leu challenges conventional farming methods by refuting the myths that surround the use and understanding of pesticides. He exposes the dangers of these chemicals and advocates organic practices as the most viable for farming in the 21st Century.

Mar 3, 2015
The N word - who can say it, who shouldn't, and why by Asim, Jabari, 1962-

The N word - who can say it, who shouldn't, and why

Reveals how the slur has both reflected and spread bigotry in America over the last 400 years. Asim pinpoints Thomas Jefferson as the source of our enduring image: in a seminal but now obscure essay, he marshaled a welter of pseudo-science to define the stereotype of a shiftless child-man with huge appetites and stunted self control. Asim reveals how nineteenth-century "science" then colluded with popular culture to amplify this slander. What began as false generalizations became institutionaliz

Mar 5, 2015
The new naked - the ultimate sex education for grown-ups by Fisch, Harry, 1958-

The new naked - the ultimate sex education for grown-ups

A sex education guide for grown-ups offers easy-to-follow advice and stories from real couples on topics ranging from sexual frequency, desire, and addiction to communication between partners and the secrets of successful foreplay.

Mar 3, 2015
The next happy - let go of the life you planned and find a new way forward by Cleantis, Tracey, 1965-

The next happy - let go of the life you planned and find a new way forward

"When the best option is to let go of the life you planned for yourself and find a new path, a world of possibilities can surprisingly open up. Learn whether it is time to let go, and if so, how to move through your grief and find your way forward in The Next Happy. If you believe, you can do anything. Although well-meaning, these intended words of inspiration can make us feel like failures. The reality is that no matter how positive our outlook or how tenacious our approach, our dreams simply d

Mar 5, 2015
The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center cookbook - fresh-from-the-garden recipes for gatherings large and small by Rathbone, Olivia.

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center cookbook - fresh-from-the-garden recipes for gatherings large and small

Mar 5, 2015
The old fashioned way - reclaiming the lost art of romance by Kolbaba, Ginger.

The old fashioned way - reclaiming the lost art of romance

Mar 5, 2015
The perfect egg - a fresh take on recipes for morning, noon, and night by Fisher, Teri Lyn.

The perfect egg - a fresh take on recipes for morning, noon, and night

Mar 5, 2015
The power of being thankful - 365 devotions for discovering the strength of gratitude by Meyer, Joyce, 1943-

The power of being thankful - 365 devotions for discovering the strength of gratitude

A 365-day devotional that features Bible verses and prayers designed to create a daily habit of giving thanks to God.

Mar 5, 2015
The probiotic promise - simple steps to heal your body from the inside out by Cook, Michelle Schoffro, author.

The probiotic promise - simple steps to heal your body from the inside out

Argues for the health benefits of probiotics, examining their role in digestive balance, immunity, and a variety of health conditions, offering fermented-foods recipes and tips for finding the best probiotics.

Mar 5, 2015
The quantum age - how the physics of the very small has transformed our lives by Clegg, Brian.

The quantum age - how the physics of the very small has transformed our lives

Mar 5, 2015
The quantum age - how the physics of the very small has transformed our lives by Clegg, Brian.

The quantum age - how the physics of the very small has transformed our lives

Mar 4, 2015
The Real-life MBA - Your No-bs Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career by Welch, Jack/ Welch, Suzy

The Real-life MBA - Your No-bs Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career

Mar 5, 2015