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The strength of sensitivity - understanding empathy for a life of emotional peace & balance by Mesich, Kyra, author.

The strength of sensitivity - understanding empathy for a life of emotional peace & balance

Jun 23, 2016
The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State by Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author.

The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

"Ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection draws on several articles he wrote while researching that book as well as many that he's written since,

Jun 27, 2016
The ultimate encyclopedia of boxing by Mullan, Harry, 1946-1999, author.

The ultimate encyclopedia of boxing

Jun 23, 2016
The ultimate guide to bowhunting skills, tactics, and techniques by

The ultimate guide to bowhunting skills, tactics, and techniques

With hunting advice from a wide variety of experts ... [this] focuses on the most traditional of hunting weapons: the bow and arrow. In this compendium of bowhunting knowledge, you will learn how to do such things as: Tracking a wounded deer; Using scents to entice as well as camouflage; Setting up, drawing silently, calling, and field judging; Build your own tree stands, archery workbenches, and more; Field dress a deer; And more! This comprehensive guide will tell you all that you need to know

Jun 27, 2016
The Ultimate Guide to Bowhunting Skills, Tactics, and Techniques by Cassell, Jay (EDT)

The Ultimate Guide to Bowhunting Skills, Tactics, and Techniques

Jun 23, 2016
The United States of beer - a freewheeling history of the all-American drink by Huckelbridge, Dane, author.

The United States of beer - a freewheeling history of the all-American drink

"A history of beer in America by the author of Bourbon chronicles how beer has evolved in every nation from a regional product to a global mega-brand, sharing anecdotes about such subjects as Washington's failed attempt to brew molasses at Mount Vernon and the manufacturing technologies that introduced beer to the Wild West,"--NoveList.

Jun 27, 2016
The useful book - 201 life skills they used to teach in home ec and shop by Bowers, Sharon, author.

The useful book - 201 life skills they used to teach in home ec and shop

"A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you had them. Features practical projects and how-tos, with step-by-step instructions and illustrations, relevant charts, sidebars, lists, and handy toolboxes. There's a kitchen crash course. Sewing 101. Housecare tips. Plus, in sho

Jun 24, 2016
The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age by Rhodes, Tricia McCary, author.

The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age

Jun 23, 2016
The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world by Hely, Steve, author.

The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world

Jun 27, 2016
The world's best drinks - where to find them & how to make them by Moore, Victoria, author.

The world's best drinks - where to find them & how to make them

Jun 27, 2016
The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it by

The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it

Jun 27, 2016
The yoga lifestyle - using the flexitarian method to ease stress, find balance and create a healthy life by Hanoch, Doron, 1971- author.

The yoga lifestyle - using the flexitarian method to ease stress, find balance and create a healthy life

Jun 24, 2016
Thinner leaner stronger - the simple science of building the ultimate female body by Matthews, Michael, author.

Thinner leaner stronger - the simple science of building the ultimate female body

"If you want to be toned, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without crash dieting, "good genetics," or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements ... regardless of your age ... then you want to read this book"--Back cover.

Jun 24, 2016
This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color by Moraga, Cherriþe (EDT)/ Anzalda͠, Gloria (EDT)

This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color

Jun 27, 2016
This is where you belong - the art and science of loving the place you live by Warnick, Melody, author.

This is where you belong - the art and science of loving the place you live

" How we come to feel at home in our towns and cities is what Warnick sets out to discover in This Is Where You Belong. She dives into the body of research around place attachment--the deep sense of connection that binds some of us to our cities and increases our physical and emotional well-being--then travels to towns across America to see it in action. Inspired by a growing movement of placemaking, she examines what its practitioners are doing to create likeable locales. She also speaks with f

Jun 24, 2016
Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim by Rehman, Sabeeha, author.

Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

"This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on religion and culture. Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of an arranged marriage in Pakistan that would become a love match lasting forty years, Threading My Prayer Rug is the story of many journeys: from Pakistan to America, from which her husband-to-be returned to wed and collect her while he completed his medical residency; from masters candidate to young bride and mother; from secular Muslim in an

Jun 27, 2016
Through Early Yellowstone - Adventuring by Bicycle, Covered Wagon, Foot, Horseback, and Skis by Chapple, Janet (EDT)/ Whittlesey, Lee H. (FRW)/ Thomas, Thomas H. (ART)

Through Early Yellowstone - Adventuring by Bicycle, Covered Wagon, Foot, Horseback, and Skis

Jun 23, 2016
Through the valley - my captivity in Vietnam by Reeder, William, Jr., author.

Through the valley - my captivity in Vietnam

"Through the Valley is the captivating memoir of the last U.S. Army soldier taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. A narrative of courage, hope, and survival, Through the Valley is more than just a war story. It also portrays the thrill and horror of combat, the fear and anxiety of captivity, and the stories of friendships forged and friends lost."--Provided by publisher.

Jun 27, 2016
Tools for grassroots activists - best practices for success in the environmental movement by

Tools for grassroots activists - best practices for success in the environmental movement

"For over twenty years, Patagonia has organized a Tools Conference, where experts provide practical training to help make activists more effective. Now Patagonia has captured Tools' best wisdom and advice into a book, creating a resource for any organization hoping to hone core skills like campaign and communication strategy, grassroots organizing, and lobbying as well as working with business, fundraising in uncertain times and using new technologies. Patagonia hopes the book will be dog-eared

Jun 27, 2016
Track & field coaching essentials by Freeman, Will (EDT)

Track & field coaching essentials

Provides coaches with advice and direction for managing a successful track and field team, outlining specific skills to teach for each event, tailored training programs, and strategies for correcting common technical faults.

Jun 23, 2016