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Blood aces - the wild ride of Benny Binion, the Texas gangster who created Vegas poker by Swanson, Doug J., 1953-

Blood aces - the wild ride of Benny Binion, the Texas gangster who created Vegas poker

"Benny Binion was many things: a cowboy, a pioneering casino owner, a gangster, a killer, and founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker. Blood Aces tells the story of Binion's crucial role in shaping modern Las Vegas. From a Texas backwater,Binion rose to prominence on a combination of vision, determination, and brutal expediency. His formula was simple: run a good business, cultivate the big boys, kill your enemies, and own the cops. Through a mix of cold-bloodedness, native intell

Jul 25, 2014
Blue mind - the surprising science that shows how being near, in, on, or under water can make you happier, healthier, more connected and better at what you do by Nichols, Wallace J., author.

Blue mind - the surprising science that shows how being near, in, on, or under water can make you happier, healthier, more connected and better at what you do

Discusses the importance of humans' connection to water and how people are drawn to being in, on, or around oceans, rivers, and lakes and points to recent findings in neuroscience that indicate that proximity to water can improve mood, performance, health, and success.

Jul 25, 2014
Blue-eyed boy - a memoir by Timberg, Robert.

Blue-eyed boy - a memoir

Jul 29, 2014
Born reading - bringing up bookworms in a digital age--from picture books to ebooks and everything in between by Boog, Jason.

Born reading - bringing up bookworms in a digital age--from picture books to ebooks and everything in between

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children's book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five.

Jul 24, 2014
Bourbon Street - a history by Campanella, Richard.

Bourbon Street - a history

Jul 24, 2014
Bowie - the biography by Leigh, Wendy.

Bowie - the biography

A revealing look at David Bowie, including rarely seen photos, draws on interviews with his lovers, girlfriends, business associates, groupies, and band members to shine a light on the life and career of this hypnotic performer.

Jul 25, 2014
Bradt Travel Guide Sao Tome & Principe by Becker, Kathleen

Bradt Travel Guide Sao Tome & Principe

Jul 25, 2014
Bricks & mortals - ten great buildings and the people they made by Wilkinson, Tom, author.

Bricks & mortals - ten great buildings and the people they made

Jul 29, 2014
Build your running body - a total-body fitness plan for all distance runners, from milers to ultramarathoners' run farther, faster, and injury-free by Magill, Pete.

Build your running body - a total-body fitness plan for all distance runners, from milers to ultramarathoners' run farther, faster, and injury-free

Jul 25, 2014
Bush dyslexicon- observations on a national disorder by Miller, Mark Crispin

Bush dyslexicon- observations on a national disorder

Jul 25, 2014
Business networking for dummies by Thomas, Stefan (Writer on business networks), author.

Business networking for dummies

Jul 24, 2014
C Programming for the Absolute Beginner by Vine, Michael

C Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Jul 29, 2014
Cabins & cottages and other small spaces by Fine Homebuilding (COR)

Cabins & cottages and other small spaces

Jul 29, 2014
Calculus for dummies by Ryan, Mark, 1955- author.

Calculus for dummies

Jul 24, 2014
Censors at work - how states shaped literature by Darnton, Robert.

Censors at work - how states shaped literature

Jul 29, 2014
Change your brain, change your life (before 25) - train the developing mind for a lifetime of success by Payne, Jesse J. (Jesse Jeremy)

Change your brain, change your life (before 25) - train the developing mind for a lifetime of success

Jul 25, 2014
Charles James - beyond fashion by Koda, Harold, author.

Charles James - beyond fashion

Jul 25, 2014
Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my cat did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our feline friends by Canfield, Jack/ Hansen, Mark Victor/ Quasha, Jennifer

Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my cat did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our feline friends

A collection of 101 true stories from people about the incredible things their cats have done, from funny to fearsome, from heartwarming to heroic.

Jul 25, 2014
Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my dog did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our canine companions by Canfield, Jack/ Hansen, Mark Victor/ Quasha, Jennifer

Chicken soup for the soul - I can't believe my dog did that! - 101 stories about the crazy antics of our canine companions

Presents a collection of true stories about dogs that reveal some of their unusual and incredible behaviors, featuring tales of dogs that outsmart their human owners, care for other animals, and exhibit intuition and empathy.

Jul 25, 2014
Chicken soup for the soul - recovering from traumatic brain injuries - 101 stories of hope, healing, and hard work by

Chicken soup for the soul - recovering from traumatic brain injuries - 101 stories of hope, healing, and hard work

Jul 25, 2014