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"Is it easy being green?" - writing the new college application essay by Nevin, Justin.

"Is it easy being green?" - writing the new college application essay

Offers guidelines on crafting creative, confident personal narratives for college admission essays, providing analysis of different writing techniques, writing skill exercises, and thirty-nine sample essays.

Dec 16, 2014
400 Things Cops Know - Street-Smart Lessons from a Veteran Patrolman by Plantinga, Adam

400 Things Cops Know - Street-Smart Lessons from a Veteran Patrolman

Dec 17, 2014
600 basic Japanese verbs - the essential reference guide by

600 basic Japanese verbs - the essential reference guide

Dec 17, 2014
88 days to Kandahar - a CIA diary by Grenier, Robert (Robert L.)

88 days to Kandahar - a CIA diary

Dec 16, 2014
A fifty-year silence - love, war, and a ruined house in France by Richmond Mouillot, Miranda.

A fifty-year silence - love, war, and a ruined house in France

Dec 16, 2014
A Forgotten Sisterhood - Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South by McCluskey, Audrey Thomas

A Forgotten Sisterhood - Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South

Dec 17, 2014
A list of things that didn't kill me by Schmidt, Jason, 1972-

A list of things that didn't kill me

"In his searing, honest, and ultimately inspiring memoir, Jason Kovacs tells the story of growing up with an abusive father, who contracted HIV and ultimately died of AIDS when Jason was a teenager"--

Dec 16, 2014
A Monk in the Bee Hive - A Short Discourse on Bees, Monks and Sacred Geometry by Taylor, Skye Ann Louise

A Monk in the Bee Hive - A Short Discourse on Bees, Monks and Sacred Geometry

Dec 17, 2014
A people's tragedy - the Russian Revolution, 1891-1924 by Figes, Orlando.

A people's tragedy - the Russian Revolution, 1891-1924

It is history on an epic yet human scale. Vast in scope, exhaustive in original research, written with passion, narrative skill, and human sympathy, A People's Tragedy is a profound account of the Russian Revolution for a new generation. Many consider the Russian Revolution to be the most significant event of the twentieth century. Distinguished scholar Orlando Figes presents a panorama of Russian society on the eve of that revolution, and then narrates the story of how these social forces were

Dec 17, 2014
A Rough Ride to the Future by Lovelock, James

A Rough Ride to the Future

Dec 17, 2014
A several world by Blanchfield, Brian, 1973- author.

A several world

Dec 17, 2014
A woman's guide to diabetes - a path to wellness by Strand, Natalie.

A woman's guide to diabetes - a path to wellness

Dec 17, 2014
A world elsewhere - an American woman in wartime Germany by MacRae, Sigrid von Hoyningen-Huene, author.

A world elsewhere - an American woman in wartime Germany

Dec 17, 2014
A year of living virtuously - weekends off by Jordan, Teresa.

A year of living virtuously - weekends off

Collects essays describing the author's attempts to live according to a list of traditional virtues compiled by Benjamin Franklin, one week at a time, and one virtue at a time.

Dec 17, 2014
A year with Peter Drucker - 52 weeks of coaching for leadership effectiveness by Maciariello, Joseph A., author.

A year with Peter Drucker - 52 weeks of coaching for leadership effectiveness

A year-long leadership development course, divided into short, weekly lessons, based on Peter Drucker's personal coaching program, previously unpublished material, and selected readings from the management guru's classic works, compiled by his longtime collaborator Joseph A. Maciariello.

Dec 17, 2014
A year without fear - 365 days of magnificence by Kieves, Tama J.

A year without fear - 365 days of magnificence

" Career coach and Harvard-trained lawyer Tama Kieves presents 365 tidbits of easy-to-digest wisdom in a day-by-day format that readers will love! In this day-by-day book, motivational speaker, career coach, and Harvard-trained lawyer Tama Kieves presents the reader with 365 days worth of inspiration for overcoming fear, conquering obstacles, and achieving their life's greatest work. With morsels of wisdom presented in an easy-to-action format, this book will help readers to realize and a

Dec 17, 2014
Adopting Older Children - A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children over Age Four by Bosco-ruggiero, Stephanie/ Wassell, Gloria Russo/ Groza, Victor, Ph.D.

Adopting Older Children - A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children over Age Four

Dec 16, 2014
Adventures in the anthropocene - a journey to the heart of the planet we made by Vince, Gaia.

Adventures in the anthropocene - a journey to the heart of the planet we made

Dec 17, 2014
All the Wrong Places - A Life Lost and Found by Connors, Philip

All the Wrong Places - A Life Lost and Found

Dec 17, 2014
America 1844 - religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation by Bicknell, John, author.

America 1844 - religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation

Dec 17, 2014