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$2.00 a day - living on almost nothing in America by Edin, Kathryn J., author.

$2.00 a day - living on almost nothing in America

"After two decades of...research on American poverty, Kathryn Edin noticed something she hadn't seen since the mid-1990s -- households surviving on virtually no income. Edin teamed with Luke Shaefer, an expert on calculating incomes of the poor, to discover that the number of American families living on $2.00 per person, per day, has skyrocketed to 1.5 million American households, including about 3 million children....The authors illuminate a troubling trend: a low-wage labor market that increas

Sep 4, 2015
100 recipes - the absolute best ways to make the true essentials by America's Test Kitchen (COR)

100 recipes - the absolute best ways to make the true essentials

Sep 4, 2015
3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life by Maxwell, John C., 1947- author.

3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life

Aug 31, 2015
50 philosophy classics - thinking, being, acting, seeing - profound insights and powerful thinking from 50 key books by Butler-Bowdon, Tom, 1967-

50 philosophy classics - thinking, being, acting, seeing - profound insights and powerful thinking from 50 key books

Sep 4, 2015
750 knitting stitches - the ultimate knit stitch bible. by Pavilion (COR)

750 knitting stitches - the ultimate knit stitch bible.

Presents an introduction to knitting, discussing tools, equipment, techniques for basic and advanced stitches, colorwork, edgings, and trims, with illustrations and detailed instructions for 750 stitches.

Sep 4, 2015
A beginner's guide to Paradise - 9 steps to giving up everything so you too can- move to a South Pacific island, wear a loincloth, read a hundred books, diaper a baby monkey, build a bungalow, and maybe, just maybe, fall in love! by Sheshunoff, Alex.

A beginner's guide to Paradise - 9 steps to giving up everything so you too can- move to a South Pacific island, wear a loincloth, read a hundred books, diaper a baby monkey, build a bungalow, and maybe, just maybe, fall in love!

Sep 4, 2015
A blacksmithing primer - a course in basic and intermediate blacksmithing by McDaniel, Randy, 1949-

A blacksmithing primer - a course in basic and intermediate blacksmithing

Details forging techniques from the start to finish, beginning with the building of your own forge to making tools and elaborate door knockers.

Sep 4, 2015
A blood-dimmed tide - the Battle of the Bulge by the men who fought it by Astor, Gerald, 1926-2007.

A blood-dimmed tide - the Battle of the Bulge by the men who fought it

"Drawing on firsthand accounts by survivors of the bloody Battle of the Bulge, diaries, letters, and official documents, this study describes the events of the campaign, hardships faced by the soldiers, the battle's horrifying costs, and the controversy surrounding the campaign."--

Sep 4, 2015
A fractured land - tales of the Northern Realms by Hodgson, Marcus T. K., author

A fractured land - tales of the Northern Realms

Compendium of biographical notes, lore, and exclusive marginalia art with information about the important people, places, and legendary heroes within the world of The Witcher.

Sep 4, 2015
A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects by Albrecht, Kate, author.

A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects

"Mr. Kate (Kate Albrecht) offers a stunning collection of step-by-step personal style and home projects--woven in with quirkily hilarious stories and anecdotes. Do you dream of finding ways to infuse do-it-yourself projects into every aspect of your life and have fun doing it? From the quirky personality behind the Mr. Kate brand comes a not-so-average DIY lifestyle book that will make your dreams of creating unique how-to projects become reality. Filled with 50 unique and approachable projects,

Sep 4, 2015
A house in St John's Wood - in search of my parents by Spender, Matthew, author.

A house in St John's Wood - in search of my parents

"A son's personal exploration of one of the most influential--and troubled--artistic couples of the twentieth century, Stephen Spender and Natasha Litvin"--

Sep 4, 2015
A is for arsenic - the poisons of Agatha Christie by Harkup, Kathryn, author.

A is for arsenic - the poisons of Agatha Christie

"Agatha Christie used poison to kill her characters more often than any other crime fiction writer. The poison was a central part of the novel, and her choice of deadly substances was far from random; the chemical and physiological characteristics of each poison provide vital clues to the discovery of the murderer. Christie demonstrated her extensive chemical knowledge (much of it gleaned by working in a pharmacy during both world wars) in many of her novels, but this is rarely appreciated by th

Sep 4, 2015
A life in secrets - Vera Atkins and the missing agents of WWII by Helm, Sarah.

A life in secrets - Vera Atkins and the missing agents of WWII

Describes the life and espionage career of Vera Atkins, a talented agent who rose to the top of the Special Operations Executive (SOE), a British secret service dedicated to aiding resistance efforts throughout Nazi-occupied Europe.

Sep 4, 2015
A Long Bright Future - Happiness, Health, and Financial Security in an Age of Increased Longevity by Carstensen, Laura L.

A Long Bright Future - Happiness, Health, and Financial Security in an Age of Increased Longevity

Sep 3, 2015
A nation of nations - a great American immigration story by Gjelten, Tom.

A nation of nations - a great American immigration story

Chronicles the changes in immigration in America over the past half-century by examining the dramatically shifting demographics of a single county in Virginia, which now includes large populations of Asians, Latin Americans, and Middle Easterners.

Sep 3, 2015
ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program

Sep 3, 2015
ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers

Sep 3, 2015
Above the Line - Lessons in Leadership and Life from a Championship Season by Meyer, Urban/ Coffey, Wayne

Above the Line - Lessons in Leadership and Life from a Championship Season

Sep 4, 2015
Adrenalized - life, Def Leppard, and beyond by Collen, Phil.

Adrenalized - life, Def Leppard, and beyond

The lead guitarist of Def Leppard chronicles the influential rock band's rise to stardom while sharing insights into their lasting popularity, describing his personal commitment to sobriety and a vegetarian lifestyle.

Sep 4, 2015
After cancer care - the definitive self-care guide to getting and staying well for patients after cancer by Lemole, Gerald M.

After cancer care - the definitive self-care guide to getting and staying well for patients after cancer

"After the intense experience and range of emotion that comes with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy (or all three), cancer patients often find themselves with little or no guidance when it comes to their health post-treatment. After Cancer Care, from Drs. Gerald Lemole, Pallav Mehta, and Dwight McKee, is the much-needed authoritative, approachable guide that fills this gap. According to Drs. Lemole, Mehta, and McKee, your choices in diet, exercise, and even relationships can help determine yo

Sep 3, 2015