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The happy life checklist - 654 simple ways to find your bliss by Spencer, Amy, 1971-

The happy life checklist - 654 simple ways to find your bliss

"From the author of Bright Side Up, an upbeat guide to the little things we can do-for free and in five minutes or less--to feel happier and more fulfilled. This can-do guide brings together little things readers can do that will positively impact their daily life and overall happiness. The book's short, empowering entries include: Put your feet in the water Wave at firefighters Brush your teeth with your other hand Hug two seconds longer Close your eyes and just listen Simple yet powerful, this

Apr 16, 2014
The hard thing about hard things - building a business when there are no easy answers by Horowitz, Ben, 1966- author.

The hard thing about hard things - building a business when there are no easy answers

Apr 15, 2014
The harm in asking - my clumsy encounters with the human race by Barron, Sara.

The harm in asking - my clumsy encounters with the human race

Presents a humorous collection of autobiographical essays in which the author embraces some of life's most awkward moments and recalls incidents of her unusual childhood.

Apr 11, 2014
The HBO effect by DeFino, Dean J.

The HBO effect

"No advertisers to please, no censors to placate, no commercial interruptions every eleven minutes, demanding cliffhangers to draw viewers back after the commercial breaks: HBO has re-written the rules of television; and the result has been nothing shortof a cultural ground shift. The HBO Effect details how the fingerprints of HBO are all over contemporary film and television. Their capability to focus on smaller markets made shows like Sex and the City, The Sopranos, The Wire, and even the more

Apr 11, 2014
The homesick Texan's family table - Lone Star cooking from my kitchen to yours by Fain, Lisa, author.

The homesick Texan's family table - Lone Star cooking from my kitchen to yours

"From beloved food blogger Lisa Fain, aka the Homesick Texan, comes this follow-up to her wildly popular debut cookbook, featuring more than 125 recipes for wonderfully comforting, ingredient-driven Lone Star classics that the whole family will love. Nobody knows and loves Texan food more than Lisa Fain. With The Homesick Texan's Family Table, Fain serves up more of the appealing, accessible, and downright delicious fare that has made her blog so popular. Featuring a mix of down-home standards a

Apr 11, 2014
The homing instinct - meaning and mystery in animal migration by Heinrich, Bernd, 1940-.

The homing instinct - meaning and mystery in animal migration

Acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has returned every year since boyhood to a beloved patch of western Maine woods. What is the biology in humans of this deep in the bones pull toward a particular place, and how is it related to animal homing? Heinrich explores the fascinating science chipping away at the mysteries of animal migration: how geese imprint true visual landscape memory; how scent trails are used by many creatures, from fish to insects to amphibians, to pinpoint their hom

Apr 11, 2014
The how can it be gluten free cookbook - revolutionary techniques, groundbreaking recipes by

The how can it be gluten free cookbook - revolutionary techniques, groundbreaking recipes

Successful gluten free recipes require more than just new ingredients. The cooks at America's Test Kitchen tried thousands of recipes (most were pretty awful) to figure out the secrets to making favorite foods without gluten. This landmark book tells what works, and why, so you can successfully prepare lasagna, fried chicken, and fresh pasta in your kitchen. And, the cooks at America's Test Kitchen have reinvented the rules of baking to produce amazing cookies, cakes, breads, biscuits, and mor

Apr 11, 2014
The hunter/farmer diet solution - do you have the metabolism of a hunter or a farmer? find out--and achieve your health and weight-loss goals! by Liponis, Mark, 1958-

The hunter/farmer diet solution - do you have the metabolism of a hunter or a farmer? find out--and achieve your health and weight-loss goals!

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____ Americans are overweight, and they're getting heavier. Other than wanting to perform invasive surgical procedures, most doctors offer little help. Their advice is usually "Eat less, exercise more," which falls back on the outdated dogma of calories in/calories out. Medical research on dieting is confusing and often contradictory. Not only are physicians unsure about which weight-loss plan is best, but their patients are, too!

Apr 16, 2014
The Illustrated Handbook of Fossils - A Practical Directory and Identification Aid to More Than 300 Plant and Animal Fossils by Parker, Steve

The Illustrated Handbook of Fossils - A Practical Directory and Identification Aid to More Than 300 Plant and Animal Fossils

Apr 16, 2014
The inflammation-free diet plan - the scientific way to lose weight, banish pain, prevent disease, and slow aging by Reinagel, Monica.

The inflammation-free diet plan - the scientific way to lose weight, banish pain, prevent disease, and slow aging

Apr 15, 2014
The invention of news - how the world came to know about itself by Pettegree, Andrew.

The invention of news - how the world came to know about itself

"Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-industrial era news was gathered and shared through conversation and gossip, civic ceremony, celebration, sermons, and proclamations. The age of print brought pamphlets, edicts, ballads, journals, and the first news-sheets, expanding the news community from local to worldwide. This groundbreaking book tracks the history of news in ten countries over the course of fou

Apr 11, 2014
The invention of the land of Israel - from Holy Land to homeland by Sand, Shlomo, author.

The invention of the land of Israel - from Holy Land to homeland

What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land? Following the acclaimed and controversial The Invention of the Jewish People, Shlomo Sand examines the mysterious sacred land that has become the site of the longest-running national struggle of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The Invention of the Land of Israel deconstructs the age-old l

Apr 11, 2014
The iPad Air & iPad mini pocket guide by Carlson, Jeff, author.

The iPad Air & iPad mini pocket guide

Inexpensive and to-the-point, The iPad and iPad mini Pocket Guide is your perfect companion to all the features and functions of the iPad running the beautifully redesigned iOS 7, including: FaceTime, Siri, Photos, Notification Center, AirDrop, Safari, iTunes Radio, and more. It will help you get up-and-running with easy to understand instructions and then show you hidden gems and tips to make you a true iPad expert.

Apr 16, 2014
The Knight Who Saved England - William Marshal and the French Invasion, 1217 by Brooks, Richard

The Knight Who Saved England - William Marshal and the French Invasion, 1217

Apr 11, 2014
The last pirate - a father, his son, and the golden age of marijuana by Dokoupil, Tony.

The last pirate - a father, his son, and the golden age of marijuana

"NBC News"senior writer Dokoupil offers a gripping examination of his longtime marijuana-dealing father, as well as a researched look at the evolution of American narcotics laws. In the early 1970s, Dokoupil's father, also named Tony, dropped out of graduate school to deal marijuana. Dokoupil recounts how the smuggling and distribution business ran and contextualizes it within the Great Stoned Age. Partly the history of a generation, yet very much a family story, the tale darkens dramatically wi

Apr 11, 2014
The last white rose - [the secret wars of the Tudors] by Seward, Desmond, 1935-

The last white rose - [the secret wars of the Tudors]

One of the most dramatic periods of British history, the Wars of the Roses didn't end at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Despite the death of Richard III and Henry VIIs victory, it continued underground into the following century with plots, pretenders and subterfuge by the ousted white rose faction. In a brand new interpretation of this turning point in history, well known historian Desmond Seward reviews the story of the Tudors' seizure of the throne and shows that for many years they were far

Apr 11, 2014
The leading indicators - a short history of the numbers that rule our world by Karabell, Zachary.

The leading indicators - a short history of the numbers that rule our world

A history and critical assessment of leading indicators reveals their indelible impact on the economy, public policy, and other critical decisions, discussing their shortcomings while making suggestions for reducing dependence on them.

Apr 16, 2014
The Liberty Book of Simple Sewing by Ganderton, Lucinda/ Leech, Christine/ Perers, Kristin (PHT)

The Liberty Book of Simple Sewing

Apr 16, 2014
The little girl who fought the Great Depression - Shirley Temple and 1930s America by Kasson, John F., 1944-

The little girl who fought the Great Depression - Shirley Temple and 1930s America

Her image appeared in periodicals and advertisements roughly twenty times daily; she rivaled FDR and Edward VIII as the most photographed person in the world. Her portrait brightened the homes of countless admirers: from a black laborer's cabin in South Carolina to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover's recreation room in Washington, DC. A few years later her smile cheered the secret bedchamber of Anne Frank in Amsterdam. For four consecutive years Shirley Temple was the world's box-office champion, a r

Apr 11, 2014
The Lucky Santangelo cookbook by Collins, Jackie.

The Lucky Santangelo cookbook

"Bold, wildly beautiful, and totally her own woman, Lucky Santangelo needs no introduction. The sizzling, glamorous, sometimes dangerous daughter of former gangster Gino, Lucky is the most popular character in Jackie Collins's wild world of lust, intrigue, violence, and redemption. A true Italian/American woman of the world, Lucky likes to shake it up in the kitchen--from traditional Italian dishes to sumptuous desserts, and crazy cocktails. The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook features the kind of bol

Apr 16, 2014