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Hero of the empire - the Boer War, a daring escape, and the making of Winston Churchill by Millard, Candice, author. Hero of the empire - the Boer War, a daring escape, and the making of Winston Churchill

"At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime minister of England one day, despite the fact he had just lost his first election campaign for Parliament. He believed that to achieve his goal he must do something spectacular on the battlefield. Despite deliberately putting himself in extreme danger as a British Army officer in colonial wars in India and Sudan, and as a journalist covering a Cuban uprising against the Spanish, glory and fame had elu

Sep 22, 2016
Heaven by Alcorn, Randy C. Heaven

Sep 28, 2016
Happiness and other small things of absolute importance by Shapira, Haim, 1962-, author. Happiness and other small things of absolute importance

Join Haim Shapira as he navigates the terrain of happiness exploring and contemplating an eclectic range of theories and insights into the conflicts we face as we interpret and consider our lives on our journey to creating our own happiness.

Sep 26, 2016
Halloween - the history of America's darkest holiday by Skal, David J. Halloween - the history of America's darkest holiday

Sep 28, 2016
Hacking exposed industrial control systems - ICS and SCADA security secrets & solutions by Bodungen, Clint E., author. Hacking exposed industrial control systems - ICS and SCADA security secrets & solutions

Sep 23, 2016
Guillermo Del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections by Salvesen, Britt, author. Guillermo Del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections

A companion to the 2016 exhibit on the work of Guillermo del Toro explores the director's creative process, well-defined themes, journals, and collection of pop culture ephemera.

Sep 28, 2016
Green kitchen smoothies - healthy and colorful smoothies for every day by Frenkiel, David, author. Green kitchen smoothies - healthy and colorful smoothies for every day

Collects smoothie recipes from the authors of the popular vegetarian food blog Green Kitchen Stories, including post-workout, breakfast, dessert, and energy-boosting smoothies.

Sep 28, 2016
Grand Hotel Abyss - the lives of the Frankfurt School by Jeffries, Stuart, 1964- Grand Hotel Abyss - the lives of the Frankfurt School

Sep 26, 2016
Goat - a memoir by Land, Brad, 1976- author. Goat - a memoir

In the wake of a psychologically devastating and physically detrimental assault, the author follows his brother's lead in enrolling in Clemson University and pledging a fraternity, where he is exposed to the brutal world of hazing.

Sep 28, 2016
Girl - my childhood and the Second World War by Frankel, Alona, author. Girl - my childhood and the Second World War

Sep 28, 2016
George Washington's secret spy war - the making of America's first spymaster by Nagy, John A., author. George Washington's secret spy war - the making of America's first spymaster

The untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly, ill-equipped rabble and defeated the best trained and best equipped army of its day in the Revoluntionary War. Author John A. Nagy has become the nation's leading expert on Revolutionary spies, discovering hundreds who went behind enemy lines to gather intelligence -- many of whom are completely unknown to most historians. Using Washington's diary as the primary source, Nagy tells of Washington's experiences during the French and India

Sep 22, 2016
Genetics in minutes by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author. Genetics in minutes

Sep 22, 2016
Frontier grit - the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women by Monson, Marianne, 1975- author. Frontier grit - the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women

Monson shares the stories of twelve women who heard the call to settle the west and came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched helpless as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter six decades later. Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. A Native American, Gertrude fought to give her people a voice and to educate leaders about the ways and im

Sep 22, 2016
From Washington to Moscow - US-Soviet relations and the collapse of the USSR by Sell, Louis, 1947- author. From Washington to Moscow - US-Soviet relations and the collapse of the USSR

Sep 23, 2016
Free to make - how the maker movement is changing our schools, our jobs, and our minds by Dougherty, Dale, author. Free to make - how the maker movement is changing our schools, our jobs, and our minds

Sep 28, 2016
Freddie Mercury - a kind of magic by Blake, Mark, 1965- author. Freddie Mercury - a kind of magic

"Freddie Mercury was one of rock's most dazzling front men. When he died in 1991, the music world lost one of its most flamboyant characters, as well as a supremely talented writer and vocalist. Best known as the lead singer of Queen, his amazing four-octave voice was a distinctive element in the band's unique sound, which resulted in more than a dozen million-selling albums through the 1970s, '80s, and early '90s. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic charts his extraordinary career in the context o

Sep 22, 2016
Frantumaglia - A Writer's Journey by Ferrante, Elena Frantumaglia - A Writer's Journey

Sep 28, 2016
Four reincarnations - poems by Ritvo, Max, 1990-2016, author. Four reincarnations - poems

Sep 28, 2016
Forever words - the unknown poems by Cash, Johnny, author. Forever words - the unknown poems

Present a collection of previously unpublished poems and lyrics by the legendary music icon that is complemented by original handwritten documents sharing insights into his observations about culture, family, fame, freedom, mortality and Christmas.

Sep 28, 2016
Fodor's essential Australia by Atkinson, Lee, author. Fodor's essential Australia

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Australia, including the glamorous beaches outside Sydney, the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, and the rugged beauty of the Outback. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or fifth,"--back cover.

Sep 28, 2016