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The official Alola region strategy guide - [Pokémon sun & Pokémon moon] by Stratton, Stephen, author. The official Alola region strategy guide - [Pokémon sun & Pokémon moon]

Official strategy guide to Poke´mon sun & Poke´mon moon. The lush islands of the Alola region are teeming with new Poke´mon, people, and places to discover. Prepare for adventures, new ways to partner with Poke´mon, and many surprises along the way!

Dec 3, 2016
The official Chase 'n yur face cookbook - tasty recipes & fun facts to start your food adventure by Bailey, Chase. The official Chase 'n yur face cookbook - tasty recipes & fun facts to start your food adventure

"Inspired by his journey with autism and overcoming food aversions, Chase Bailey's The Official Chase 'N Yur Face Cookbook entices people of all ages to experience familiar dishes done in different ways; and to discover new things about food while celebrating life and ourselves."--Publisher website.

Dec 2, 2016
The Optimist's Guide to Divorce - How to Get Through Your Breakup and Create a New Life You Love by Riss, Suzanne/ Sockwell, Jill The Optimist's Guide to Divorce - How to Get Through Your Breakup and Create a New Life You Love

Dec 3, 2016
The origins of everything in 100 pages (more or less) by Bercovici, David, author. The origins of everything in 100 pages (more or less)

Explains how everything came to be, from the creation of stars and galaxies to the origin of life and human civilization.

Dec 3, 2016
The Oxford illustrated history of modern China by The Oxford illustrated history of modern China

"This lavishly illustrated volume explores the history of China during a period of dramatic shifts and surprising transformations, from the founding of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) through to the present day. The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China promises to be essential reading for anyone who wants to understand this rising superpower on the verge of what promises to be the 'Chinese century,' introducing readers to important but often overlooked events in China's past, such as the bloo

Dec 3, 2016
The philosophy book - from the Vedas to the new atheists - 250 milestones in the history of philosophy by Bassham, Gregory, 1959- author. The philosophy book - from the Vedas to the new atheists - 250 milestones in the history of philosophy

"Philosophy explores the deepest, most fundamental questions of reality and this accessible and entertaining chronology presents 250 milestones of the most important theories, events, and seminal publications in the field over the last 3,500 years. The brief, engaging entries cover a range of topics and cultures, from the Hindu Vedas and Plato's theory of forms to Ockham's razor, Pascal's wager, Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, existentialism, feminism, Philosophical zombies, and the Triple Th

Dec 3, 2016
The politics of resentment - rural consciousness in Wisconsin and the rise of Scott Walker by Cramer, Katherine J. (Katherine Jean), author. The politics of resentment - rural consciousness in Wisconsin and the rise of Scott Walker

Dec 3, 2016
The power of meaning - crafting a life that matters by Smith, Emily Esfahani, author. The power of meaning - crafting a life that matters

"This wise, stirring book argues that the search for meaning can immeasurably deepen our lives and is far more fulfilling than the pursuit of personal happiness. There is a myth in our culture that the search for meaning is some esoteric pursuit--that you have to travel to a distant monastery or page through dusty volumes to figure out life's great secret. The truth is, there are untapped sources of meaning all around us--right here, right now. Drawing on the latest research in positive psychol

Dec 3, 2016
The Prometheus bomb - the Manhattan Project and government in the dark by Sullivan, Neil J., 1948- author. The Prometheus bomb - the Manhattan Project and government in the dark

Dec 3, 2016
The purple diaries - Mary Astor and the most sensational Hollywood scandal of the 1930s by Egan, Joseph, author. The purple diaries - Mary Astor and the most sensational Hollywood scandal of the 1930s

"1936 looked like it would be a great year for the movie industry. With the economy picking up after the Great Depression, Americans everywhere were sitting in the dark watching the stars--and few stars shined as brightly as one of America's most enduring screen favorites, Mary Astor. But Astor's story wasn't a happy one. She was born poor, and at the first sign that she could earn money, her parents grabbed the reins and the checks. Widowed at twenty-four, Mary Astor was looking for stability w

Dec 3, 2016
The rise of Athens - the story of the world's greatest civilization by Everitt, Anthony, author. The rise of Athens - the story of the world's greatest civilization

"A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history's most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian"--

Dec 3, 2016
The rock climber's exercise guide - training for strength, endurance, flexibility, and stability by Hörst, Eric J., author. The rock climber's exercise guide - training for strength, endurance, flexibility, and stability

"Provides climbers of all ages and experience with the knowledge and tools to design and execute a comprehensive, personalized exercise program" -- Back cover.

Dec 3, 2016
The science of why - answers to questions about the world around us by Ingram, Jay, author. The science of why - answers to questions about the world around us

"An illustrated, popular science reader for any age."--

Dec 3, 2016
The secret life of fat - the science behind the body's least understood organ and what it means for you by Tara, Sylvia. The secret life of fat - the science behind the body's least understood organ and what it means for you

Blends historical perspectives with cutting-edge research to examine body fat as a critical endocrine organ that can be better understood and managed when recognized as a necessary component of human health.

Dec 3, 2016
The seven archetypal stones - their spiritual powers and teachings by Pearson, Nicholas, 1986- author. The seven archetypal stones - their spiritual powers and teachings

"A guide to the mystery teachings of the mineral kingdom for catalyzing spiritual growth and healing - Focuses on 7 essential crystal and gemstone mentors: obsidian, jade, lapis lazuli, emerald, quartz, amethyst, and diamond - Integrates crystal lore from around the world with mineral science to reveal the archetypal wisdom embodied within each stone - Provides crystal healing exercises and meditations on the specific spiritual work each stone archetype supports Stones and crystals are our most

Dec 3, 2016
The shepherd leader at home - knowing, leading, protecting, and providing for your family by Witmer, Timothy Z., 1953- The shepherd leader at home - knowing, leading, protecting, and providing for your family

Dec 3, 2016
The sick bag song by Cave, Nick, 1957- author. The sick bag song

Traces the significant moments, people, books, and music that influenced the author during his 2014 North American tour.

Dec 3, 2016
The simple art of business etiquette - how to rise to the top by playing nice by Seglin, Jeffrey L., 1956- author. The simple art of business etiquette - how to rise to the top by playing nice

"From ethics columnist and Harvard lecturer Jeffrey L. Seglin, discover practical tips for succeeding professionally by succeeding socially. Practicing business etiquette doesn't mean pretending to be someone you're not. Brimming with practical, up-to-date tips on minding your business manners, The Simple Art of Business Etiquette guides you through the tricky territory of office etiquette with real-life stories and workplace scenarios. The Simple Art of Business Etiquette proves that minding

Dec 3, 2016
The single mum's survival guide - how to pick up the pieces and build a happy new life by Smith, Vivienne, author. The single mum's survival guide - how to pick up the pieces and build a happy new life

Provides inspiration for moving past a bad breakup and embracing life as a single mother, covering everything from co-parenting and dealing with finances to staying fit, maintaining a work-life balance, and dealing with the challenges of blended families.

Dec 3, 2016
The Sprinkles baking book - 100 secret recipes from Candace's kitchen by Nelson, Candace, 1974- author. The Sprinkles baking book - 100 secret recipes from Candace's kitchen

When Candace Nelson started Sprinkles, America's first cupcakes-only bakery, in 2005, people thought she was crazy. "What else do you sell?" they'd ask. But Sprinkles sold out on opening day and hasn't slowed down since! Now, in her first cookbook, Candace opens up her recipe vault to bring you 100 irresistible desserts she can't live without. You'll learn all the secrets for making 50 beloved Sprinkles Cupcakes, from iconic red velvet to new flavors created exclusively for the book, like cre`me

Dec 3, 2016

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