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Dudefood - a guy's guide to cooking kick-ass food by Churchill, Dan.

Dudefood - a guy's guide to cooking kick-ass food

"From the breakout star of MasterChef Australia, Dan Churchill's DudeFood, a cookbook that will educate, motivate, and inspire men to put on an apron and turn on the oven. Attention, dudes: you no longer have an excuse to avoid the kitchen. Dan Churchill has written a cookbook for guys who have always wanted to cook, but don't know where to start; boyfriends who are intimated by a frying pan; and sons who have too long relied on their parents for meals. These mouth-watering recipes are easy to

May 18, 2015
Elena vanishing - a memoir by Dunkle, Elena, author.

Elena vanishing - a memoir

"Seventeen-year-old Elena is vanishing. Every day means renewed determination, so every day means fewer calories. This is the story of a girl whose armor against anxiety becomes artillery against herself as she battles on both sides of a lose-lose war in a struggle with anorexia"--Amazon.com.

May 22, 2015
Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future by Vance, Ashlee, author.

Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

"There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision. A modern alloy of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs, Musk is the man behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity, each of which has sent shock waves throughout American business and industry. More than any other executive today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as a science fiction

May 22, 2015
Empire of deception - the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation by Jobb, Dean, 1958- author.

Empire of deception - the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation

"It was a time of unregulated madness. And nowhere was it madder than in Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties ... Enter a slick, smooth-talking, charismatic lawyer named Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds of people ... to invest as much as $30 million--upwards of $400 million today--in phantom timberland and nonexistent oil wells in Panama ... When Leo's scheme finally collapsed in 1923, he vanished, and the Chicago state's attorney, a man whose lust for power equaled Leo's own lust for mon

May 19, 2015
End unemployment now - how to eliminate joblessness, debt, and poverty despite Congress by Batra, Raveendra N., author.

End unemployment now - how to eliminate joblessness, debt, and poverty despite Congress

"2010 marked the year when the National Bureau of Economic Research declared an end to the Great Recession. The economy had shed over six million jobs in 2008 and 2009, but few had been recalled to work by 2010. Today, government policies have yet to make a significant dent in unemployment. Here, Ravi Batra explores why this is the case. He explains how joblessness can be completely eliminated-- in just two years, and without the help of our painfully incompetent Congress. The President and the

May 18, 2015
Every gift matters - how your passion can change the world by Morgridge, Carrie, author.

Every gift matters - how your passion can change the world

May 19, 2015
Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world by Otto, Kate.

Everyday ambassador - make a difference by connecting in a disconnected world

"In a world of limitless technology, we are more connected than ever before, but our hyper-connected lifestyles threaten our ability to know ourselves and meaningfully interact with each other. Everyday Ambassador offers a solution to this disconnectivity paradox--reflections, everyday examples, and tools that anyone can use every day and everywhere to maximize technology's capacity for social change. With an emphasis on the core values of focus, empathy, humility, and patience, Everyday Ambassa

May 22, 2015
Excel Macros for Dummies by Alexander, Michael

Excel Macros for Dummies

May 18, 2015
Experiencing Rush - a listener's companion by Bowman, Durrell, author.

Experiencing Rush - a listener's companion

May 22, 2015
Faith vs. fact - why science and religion are incompatible by Coyne, Jerry A., 1949-

Faith vs. fact - why science and religion are incompatible

The best-selling author of Why Evolution Is True discusses the negative role of religion in education, politics, medicine and social policy, explaining how religion cannot provide verifiable or responsible answers to world problems.

May 22, 2015
Fast n' loud - blood, sweat, and beers by Rawlings, Richard, author.

Fast n' loud - blood, sweat, and beers

The breakout star of "Fast N' Loud" shares behind-the-scenes stories about the show, describing his hardscrabble past, his most memorable restorations, and his mechanical recommendations for classic and antique car enthusiasts.

May 18, 2015
Fastest Things on Wings - Rescuing Hummingbirds in Hollywood by Masear, Terry

Fastest Things on Wings - Rescuing Hummingbirds in Hollywood

May 18, 2015
Fodor's 25 best. Seattle by Tedesko, Suzanne, author.

Fodor's 25 best. Seattle

May 18, 2015
Fodor's Pacific Northwest by Arenas, Shelley, 1958- author.

Fodor's Pacific Northwest

Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, attractions, outdoor activities, national parks, and shopping in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

May 19, 2015
Fodor's South Africa - with the best safari destinations. by

Fodor's South Africa - with the best safari destinations.

May 19, 2015
Founding grammars - how early America's war over words shaped today's language by Ostler, Rosemarie, author.

Founding grammars - how early America's war over words shaped today's language

"Who decided not to split infinitives? With whom should we take issue if in fact, we wish to boldly write what no grammarian hath writ before? In Founding Grammars, Rosemarie Ostler delves into the roots of our grammar obsession to answer these questions and many more. Standard grammar and accurate spelling are widely considered hallmarks of a good education, but their exact definitions are much more contentious -- capable of inciting a full-blown grammar war at the splice of a comma, battles r

May 18, 2015
Freedom of speech - mightier than the sword by Shipler, David K., 1942- author.

Freedom of speech - mightier than the sword

"Anchored in personal stories--sometimes shocking, sometimes absurd, sometimes dishearteningly familiar--but encompassing a theme as sweeping and essential as democracy itself, [this book] ... reveals the triumphs and challenges of defining and protecting the boundaries of free expression in modern America"--

May 19, 2015
Full belly - good eats for a healthy pregnancy by Desmond, Tara Mataraza, author.

Full belly - good eats for a healthy pregnancy

Shares healthy recipes that provide for optimal nutrition, in a book that features such dishes as a blueberry kefir smoothie, kickin' chicken with pineapple salsa, and an iced coffee thickshake.

May 18, 2015
Functional inefficiency - the unexpected benefits of wasting time and money by Wenz, Peter S.

Functional inefficiency - the unexpected benefits of wasting time and money

"How can we reduce unemployment? As this insightful and counterintuitive book shows, the surprising answer is inefficiency. Some of the most labor-intensive sectors of the economy, the author notes, are also the most inefficient. But this inefficiency isfunctional--rather than impairing the economy, it bolsters employment and fosters economic growth. Technological progress increases efficiency and reduces the need for workers in manufacturing, mining, agriculture, and many services. So how do w

May 18, 2015
Gay and Catholic - accepting my sexuality, finding community, living my faith by Tushnet, Eve.

Gay and Catholic - accepting my sexuality, finding community, living my faith

May 22, 2015