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The messy baker - more than 75 delicious recipes from a real kitchen by Christie, Charmian.

The messy baker - more than 75 delicious recipes from a real kitchen

"A celebration of real baking in all its messy, boisterous, and delicious glory. Since when did every cookie on the plate have to be just like the next? Or each layer of cake exactly the same height? Each piecrust an impeccable work of art and encircled by stunningly perfect pastry leaves? To the uninitiated, all that fastidious, spotless baking is intimidating, not to mention exhausting. The Messy Baker celebrates baking as it happens in the real world--sweet, messy, fun, not always gorgeous, b

Jul 4, 2014
The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss by Kellman, Raphael, 1960-

The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss

"What is the microbiome? These trillions of tiny microbes living within our intestines help us extract the nutrients from our food in addition to exerting enormous influence over our metabolism, hormones, cravings, and even our genes. Cutting-edge science has shown that the microbiome is the secret to healthy, dramatic weight loss, as well as to significant improvements in overall health, mood, energy, and mental function. Specialist in integrative medicine and intestinal health Dr. Raphael Kel

Jul 11, 2014
The modern mercenary - private armies and what they mean for world order by McFate, Sean.

The modern mercenary - private armies and what they mean for world order

Jul 9, 2014
The musical theater of Stephen Schwartz - from Godspell to Wicked and beyond by Laird, Paul R., author.

The musical theater of Stephen Schwartz - from Godspell to Wicked and beyond

This book is a detailed consideration of the various projects composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz has worked on throughout his career. Paul R. Laird discusses in length Schwartz's major shows, including Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, and also considers Schwartz's other projects, including the music and lyrics for such animated features as Enchanted, The Prince of Egypt, and Pocahontas. Based upon extensive interviews with Schwartz and a number of his major collaborators, this book provides a rare

Jul 8, 2014
The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones by Tamkin, James A, author.

The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones

Jul 9, 2014
The new Arabs - how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East by Cole, Juan Ricardo.

The new Arabs - how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East

"The ... blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics"--

Jul 7, 2014
The newborn sleep book - a simple, proven method for training your new baby to sleep through the night by Jassey, Lewis.

The newborn sleep book - a simple, proven method for training your new baby to sleep through the night

"For many growing families, newborn sleep is the holy grail--much-discussed, highly sought after, and frustratingly out of reach. This book is the first and only guide to present a simple, attainable sleep program for newborns shortly after coming home from the hospital. Developed by two veteran pediatricians, the Jassey Way boasts a more than 90 percent success rate for babies one month old or younger, with feedings every four hours during the day, satisfying the baby's nutritional needs on a 2

Jul 4, 2014
The opportunity equation - how citizen teachers are combating the achievement gap in America's schools by Schwarz, Eric, 1960-

The opportunity equation - how citizen teachers are combating the achievement gap in America's schools

"Citizen Schools is a fresh and personal look at education and the increasingly unequal access to opportunity in America. The book gets beyond the tired debate about charter schools and unions and tests to look at what is really driving the growing opportunity gap - what Schwarz calls a chasm - between upper and lower income children. Schwarz charts the supports and experiences that marked his own childhood and that of his children and shares the story of Citizen Schools, the organization he bui

Jul 11, 2014
The organized mind - thinking straight in the age of information overload by Levitin, Daniel J.

The organized mind - thinking straight in the age of information overload

Describes how the latest neuroscience research into attention and memory can be used to help organize the increasing flow of available information and provide a sense of control in making decisions and managing the demands of home and work life.

Jul 4, 2014
The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s by Washington, Mary Helen, author.

The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s

Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists. While most histories of McCarthyism focus on the devastation of the blacklist and the intersection of leftist politics and American culture, few include the activities of radical writers and artists from the Black Popular Front. Washington's work incorporates these black intellectuals back into our understanding of mid-twentieth-century African American l

Jul 11, 2014
The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals by Vartanian, Arsy, author.

The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals

Collects gluten-free, gourmet paleo recipes with modern twists on traditional dishes and a wide range of ethnic influences, including chocolate chicken mole, braised goat shoulder, tabbouleh salad, and thai coconut curried mussels.

Jul 11, 2014
The paleo kitchen - finding primal joy in modern cooking by Bauer, Juli, author.

The paleo kitchen - finding primal joy in modern cooking

Jul 7, 2014
The people vs. Barack Obama - the criminal case against the Obama administration by Shapiro, Ben.

The people vs. Barack Obama - the criminal case against the Obama administration

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Jul 4, 2014
The power of no - because one little word can bring health, abundance, and happiness by Altucher, James.

The power of no - because one little word can bring health, abundance, and happiness

"Over the past three years James Altucher and Claudia Azula Altucher have answered tens of thousands of questions in their writings, retreats, talks, and online seminars. The questions cover the entire spectrum of life, from how to deal with bad relationships, to how to access your innate special uniqueness, to how to pay the rent when you're crying on the floor, broken and depressed,. Invariably, they look to one little word as the solution: No. No is not only a solution; it is a path for peopl

Jul 11, 2014
The practical spinner's guide - cotton, flax, hemp by Gaustad, Stephenie.

The practical spinner's guide - cotton, flax, hemp

Offers an overview of spinning cotton, flax, and hemp, looking at the characteristics of the plants and their fibers, and giving detailed instructions on how to properly card, prep, spin, and finish yarns made from them.

Jul 11, 2014
The price of silence - a mom's perspective on mental illness by Long, Liza.

The price of silence - a mom's perspective on mental illness

"Liza Long is the single mother of a child with an undiagnosed mental disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting her first thought was, "What if my son does that someday?" She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal posted as "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother." The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook likes, nearly 17,000 tweets, and 30,000 emails. Now, in The Price of Silence she takes a devastating look at how we address mental i

Jul 11, 2014
The race for paradise - an Islamic history of the crusades by Cobb, Paul M., 1967-, author.

The race for paradise - an Islamic history of the crusades

"In The Race for Paradise, Paul M. Cobb offers an accurate and accessible representation of the Islamic experience of the Crusades during the Middle Ages. Cobb overturns previous claims and presents new arguments, such as the idea that the Frankish invasions of the Near East were something of a side-show to the broader internal conflict between Sunnis and Shi'ites in the region. The Race for Paradise moves along two fronts as Cobb stresses that, for medieval Muslims, the contemporaneous Latin Ch

Jul 7, 2014
The Rails 4 way by Fernandez, Obie.

The Rails 4 way

Jul 11, 2014
The real cost of fracking - how America's shale-gas boom is threatening our families, pets, and food by Bamberger, Michelle.

The real cost of fracking - how America's shale-gas boom is threatening our families, pets, and food

Jul 9, 2014
The rebirthing of God - Christianity's struggle for new beginnings by Newell, J. Philip, author.

The rebirthing of God - Christianity's struggle for new beginnings

In the midst of dramatic changes in Western Christianity, internationally respected spiritual leader, peacemaker and scholar John Philip Newell offers the hope of a fresh stirring of the Spirit among us. He invites us to be part of a new holy birth of sacred living. Speaking directly to the heart of Christians--those within the well-defined bounds of Christian practice and those on the disenchanted edges--as well as to the faithful and seekers of other traditions, he explores eight major feature

Jul 7, 2014