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Serpent and the jaguar- living in sacred time by Rasine, Birgitte

Serpent and the jaguar- living in sacred time

Aug 26, 2014
Sex from scratch - making your own relationship rules by Mirk, Sarah, author.

Sex from scratch - making your own relationship rules

"With nearly 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce, a growing percentage of women over age 40 choosing not to have children, and more than 3 percent of the population identifying as LGBT, modern life is clearly in need of some modern relationship advice. Sex from Scratch analyzes the facets of contemporary relationships through the struggles, opinions, and experiences of a diverse group of individuals living in nontraditional relationships. Rather than telling readers how to snag a partner a

Aug 25, 2014
Sextant - a young man's daring sea voyage and the men who mapped the world's oceans by Barrie, David, 1953- author.

Sextant - a young man's daring sea voyage and the men who mapped the world's oceans

Chronicles the author's first transatlantic voyage, when he learned to navigate using a sextant, and traces how this indispensible navigational tool was used by daring mariners to explore and map the world.

Aug 20, 2014
Shakespeare's freedom by Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943-

Shakespeare's freedom

Explores themes that made William Shakespeare such a unique figure among his peers, including the idea of beauty in his works, his fascination with murderous hatred, his belief in the ambiguity of power, and his idea of artistic autonomy.

Aug 26, 2014
Shamanic journeying - a beginners guide by Ingerman, Sandra.

Shamanic journeying - a beginners guide

The shamanic journey is a practice common to all indigenous societies throughout history. By listening to a drumbeat or other rhythimic percussion, the shaman enters "non-ordinary" reallity -- an altered state of consciousness beyond time and space --to access spiritual guidance and healing, assist others and the planet, and reconnect eith the cycles of nature.

Aug 26, 2014
Sherry - a modern guide to the wine world's best-kept secret, with cocktails and recipes by Baiocchi, Talia.

Sherry - a modern guide to the wine world's best-kept secret, with cocktails and recipes

Aug 21, 2014
Shock factor - America's snipers in the War on Terror by Coughlin, Jack.

Shock factor - America's snipers in the War on Terror

Aug 26, 2014
Shopping, seduction & Mr. Selfridge by Woodhead, Lindy.

Shopping, seduction & Mr. Selfridge

"If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge's. Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field's in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century he brought his own American dream to London's Oxford Street where, in 1909, with a massive burst of publicity, Harry opened Selfridge's, England's first truly modern built-for-purpose

Aug 22, 2014
Short stories by Jesus - the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi by Levine, Amy-Jill, 1956-

Short stories by Jesus - the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi

Aug 26, 2014
Silent witnesses - the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science by McCrery, Nigel, 1953-

Silent witnesses - the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science

"Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that allows readers to figure out crimes along with the experts. Readers are introduced to such fascinating figures as Dr. Edmond Locard, the "French Sherlock Holmes;" Edward Heinrich, "Wizard of Berkeley," who is credited with having solved more than

Aug 26, 2014
Simplify - ten practices to unclutter your soul by Hybels, Bill, author.

Simplify - ten practices to unclutter your soul

Aug 22, 2014
Skinnygirl cocktails - 100 fabulous and flirty recipes for any occasion--without the guilt by Frankel, Bethenny, 1970-

Skinnygirl cocktails - 100 fabulous and flirty recipes for any occasion--without the guilt

Aug 26, 2014
Small Business Kit for Dummies by Harroch, Richard D.

Small Business Kit for Dummies

Aug 26, 2014
Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor by Starbuck, Margot, 1969-

Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor

Aug 26, 2014
Smoke gets in your eyes - and other lessons from the crematory by Doughty, Caitlin.

Smoke gets in your eyes - and other lessons from the crematory

The blogger behind the popular Web series "Ask a Mortician" describes her experiences working at a crematory, including how she sometimes got ashes on her clothes and how she cared for bodies of all shapes and sizes.

Aug 21, 2014
Song of Spider-Man - the inside story of the most controversial musical in Broadway history by Berger, Glen, author.

Song of Spider-Man - the inside story of the most controversial musical in Broadway history

Playwright Glen Berger's hilarious memoir of a theatrical dream--or nightmare--come true with a cast of characters including renowned director Julie Taymor and two superstar rock legends U2's Bono and Edge.

Aug 26, 2014
Songwriters on Songwriting by Zollo, Paul

Songwriters on Songwriting

Aug 26, 2014
Special deluxe - a memoir of life & cars by Young, Neil, 1945-

Special deluxe - a memoir of life & cars

A follow-up to "Waging Heavy Peace" by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee traces his six-decade career through the cars he has owned, discussing how they are reflecting new understandings about the environmental impact of automobiles.

Aug 21, 2014
Special forces survival guide - desert, Arctic, mountain, jungle, urban by Stilwell, Alexander, author.

Special forces survival guide - desert, Arctic, mountain, jungle, urban

Aug 26, 2014
Speed Limits - Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left by Taylor, Mark C.

Speed Limits - Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left

Aug 26, 2014