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Life could be verse - reflections on love, loss, and what really matters by Douglas, Kirk, 1916- author.

Life could be verse - reflections on love, loss, and what really matters

A ninety-eighth birthday treasury of poetry, prose, and photos includes pieces written to commemorate the actor's beloved wife, his four children, his close friendships, and the milestone events of his life.

Dec 16, 2014
Letting go into perfect love - discovering the extraordinary after abuse by Plano, Gwendolyn M.

Letting go into perfect love - discovering the extraordinary after abuse

Plano recounts her experiences in a twenty-five-year abusive marriage, and as a survivor who came out of that relationship determined to start over, artfully depicting the challenges and triumphs of balancing the obligations of motherhood and career with her family's healing process. Alternately heart-wrenching and joyful, this is a story of triumph over adversity--one woman's inspiring account of learning how to forgive the unforgivable, recover her sense of self, open her heart, and honor the

Dec 17, 2014
Let's go crazy - Prince and the making of Purple rain by Light, Alan, author.

Let's go crazy - Prince and the making of Purple rain

"Purple Rain is a song, an album, and a film--each one a commercial success and cultural milestone. How did this semi-autobiographical musical masterpiece that blurred R&B, pop, dance, and rock sounds come to alter the recording landscape and become an enduring touchstone for successive generations of fans? Purple Rain is widely considered to be among the most important albums in music history and often named the best soundtrack of all time. Coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary year of Purp

Dec 17, 2014
Leonard Cohen - everybody knows by Kubernik, Harvey, 1951-

Leonard Cohen - everybody knows

A biography of the musician and poet blends photographs, memorabilia, and quotes to provide a narrative of his illustrious career and life.

Dec 17, 2014
Learn, work, lead - things your mentor won't tell you by Clark, Terri Tierney.

Learn, work, lead - things your mentor won't tell you

This book is intended to help women professionals learn how to analyze career decisions and make the best choices. It enables the reader to evaluate all of the information available from mentors and others to determine the right path, and to plan for the optimal career and succeed, even when faced with problems that no one could predict.

Dec 17, 2014
Law for Small Business for Dummies by Gerrard, Claudia

Law for Small Business for Dummies

Dec 16, 2014
Labor's love lost - the rise and fall of the working-class family in America by Cherlin, Andrew J., 1948-

Labor's love lost - the rise and fall of the working-class family in America

Dec 17, 2014
Knit it! - learn the basics and knit 22 beautiful projects by Leapman, Melissa.

Knit it! - learn the basics and knit 22 beautiful projects

Dec 17, 2014
Knife fights - a memoir of modern war in theory and practice by Nagl, John A., 1966-

Knife fights - a memoir of modern war in theory and practice

An influential Army officer traces the Gulf War experiences that shaped his perspectives on the changing nature of conventional combat and his then-discounted views about terrorism, citing his role in coauthoring the military's new counterinsurgency field manual.

Dec 17, 2014
Kitchenalia - Furnishing and Equipping Your Kitchen With Flea Market Finds and Period Pieces by Lee, Vinny

Kitchenalia - Furnishing and Equipping Your Kitchen With Flea Market Finds and Period Pieces

Dec 17, 2014
Killers of the King - The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I by Spencer, Charles

Killers of the King - The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I

Dec 16, 2014
Judy - the unforgettable story of the dog who went to war and became a true hero by Lewis, Damien, author.

Judy - the unforgettable story of the dog who went to war and became a true hero

Shares the story of Judy, the first-ever animal to gain formal status as a prisoner of war, who during World War II saved countless lives and became a friend and protector to Allied soldiers in the Japanese prison camps in Indonesia.

Dec 17, 2014
John Singer Sargent- figures and landscapes1908-1913- the complete paintings, volume VIII by Ormond, Richard

John Singer Sargent- figures and landscapes1908-1913- the complete paintings, volume VIII

Dec 17, 2014
Joe Black - More Than a Dodger by Black, Martha Jo/ Schoffner, Chuck

Joe Black - More Than a Dodger

Dec 16, 2014
Jeter unfiltered by Jeter, Derek, 1974-

Jeter unfiltered

Jeter celebrates his iconic baseball career with the New York Yankees in a book featuring archival images and original photos of his final 2014 season. The shortstop -- a five-time World Series victor, team captain since 2003, and one of the greatest ballplayers of all time -- is a beloved and inspiring role model who displays the indefinable qualities of a champion, on and off the field. See Jeter as you have never seen him before: unguarded, unapologetic... unfiltered.

Dec 17, 2014
Jeff Herman's guide to book publishers, editors, & literary agents 2015 - who they are, what they want, how to win them over by Herman, Jeff, 1958- author.

Jeff Herman's guide to book publishers, editors, & literary agents 2015 - who they are, what they want, how to win them over

Presents a guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents, including information on the submissions and acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.

Dec 17, 2014
Japan and the shackles of the past by Murphy, R. Taggart.

Japan and the shackles of the past

Dec 17, 2014
Jane Austen cover to cover - 200 years of classic covers by Sullivan, Margaret C., author.

Jane Austen cover to cover - 200 years of classic covers

"Jane Austen Cover to Cover compiles two centuries of design showcasing one of the world's most beloved and celebrated novelists. With over 200 images, plus historical commentary, Austen trivia, and a little bit of wit, this fascinating and visually intriguing look back is a must for Janites, design enthusiasts, and book lovers of all ages"--Back cover.

Dec 17, 2014
J. M. W. Turner - Painting Set Free by Brown, David Blayney (EDT)/ Concannon, Amy (EDT)/ Smiles, Sam (EDT)

J. M. W. Turner - Painting Set Free

Dec 17, 2014
It's About Time - From Calendars and Clocks to Moon Cycles and Light Years - a History by Evers, Liz

It's About Time - From Calendars and Clocks to Moon Cycles and Light Years - a History

Dec 17, 2014