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Assertiveness for earth angels - how to be loving instead of "too nice" by Virtue, Doreen, 1958-

Assertiveness for earth angels - how to be loving instead of "too nice"

Counsels the selfless on how to assert their own wants and needs, instead of always trying to please everyone else, in order to be happier and more able to help others.

Apr 29, 2016
Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are? by Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.), 1948- author.

Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?

"People often assume a cognitive ladder, from lower to higher forms, with our own intelligence at the top. But what if it is more like a bush, with cognition taking different forms that are often incomparable to ours? Would you presume yourself dumber than a squirrel because you're less adept at recalling the locations of hundreds of buried acorns? Or would you judge your perception of your surroundings as more sophisticated than that of a echolocating bat? De Waal reviews the rise and fall of t

Apr 29, 2016
Arduino - A Technical Reference- a Handbook for Technicians, Engineers, and Makers by Hughes, John M.

Arduino - A Technical Reference- a Handbook for Technicians, Engineers, and Makers

Apr 29, 2016
American Heiress - The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Toobin, Jeffrey

American Heiress - The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

Apr 29, 2016
America's best breakfasts - favorite local recipes from coast to coast by Schrager, Lee.

America's best breakfasts - favorite local recipes from coast to coast

Featuring down-home diners, iconic establishments, and local hot spots, celebrates two of America's time-honored traditions in hitting the open road and enjoying an endless variety of breakfasts.

Apr 29, 2016
Alter egos - Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the twilight struggle over American power by Landler, Mark, author.

Alter egos - Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the twilight struggle over American power

"New York Times White House correspondent Mark Landler goes behind the speeches and press conferences, to the Situation Room debates and picnic-table lunches, where Obama and Clinton honed their two competing worldviews: his, cautious, inward-looking, suffused with a sense of limits; hers, muscular, optimistic, unabashedly old-fashioned. Alter Egos is about two ambitious political archrivals from very different backgrounds who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of

Apr 29, 2016
Allah, liberty, and love - the courage to reconcile faith and freedom by Manji, Irshad.

Allah, liberty, and love - the courage to reconcile faith and freedom

Presents a guide to finding the God of love within Islam, explaining how everyone can develop moral courage for a life defined by purpose.

Apr 29, 2016
Algorithms to live by - the computer science of human decisions by Christian, Brian, 1984- author.

Algorithms to live by - the computer science of human decisions

A fascinating exploration of how insights from computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind. All our lives are constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set of problems. What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of new activities and familiar favorites is the most fulfilling? These may se

Apr 28, 2016
Air combat 1945 - the aircraft of World War II's final year by Nijboer, Donald, 1959-

Air combat 1945 - the aircraft of World War II's final year

Apr 29, 2016
Adultery - infidelity and the law by Rhode, Deborah L, author.

Adultery - infidelity and the law

Apr 29, 2016
Adobe Photoshop Restoration & Retouching by Eismann, Katrin/ Palmer, Wayne/ Dunbar, Dennis

Adobe Photoshop Restoration & Retouching

Apr 29, 2016
Accounting for Dummies by Tracy, John A.

Accounting for Dummies

Apr 29, 2016
Abounding in kindness - writings for the people of God by Johnson, Elizabeth A., 1941-

Abounding in kindness - writings for the people of God

Apr 28, 2016
A wilder life - a season-by-season guide to getting in touch with nature by Maddy, Celestine, author.

A wilder life - a season-by-season guide to getting in touch with nature

Shares hundreds of ideas for interacting with nature, from navigating by the stars and building an outdoor shelter to making dry shampoo and cultivating butterflies.

Apr 29, 2016
A series of catastrophes & miracles - a true story of love, science, and cancer by Williams, Mary Elizabeth, (Journalist), author.

A series of catastrophes & miracles - a true story of love, science, and cancer

"A wry, witty account of what it is like to face death--and be restored to life. After being diagnosed in her early 40s with metastatic melanoma--a "rapidly fatal" form of cancer--journalist and mother of two Mary Elizabeth Williams finds herself in a race against the clock. She takes a once-in-a-lifetime chance and joins a clinical trial for immunotherapy, a revolutionary drug regimen that trains the body to vanquish malignant cells. Astonishingly, her cancer disappears entirely in just a few w

Apr 29, 2016
A rage for order - the Middle East in turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS by Worth, Robert Forsyth, 1965- author.

A rage for order - the Middle East in turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS

"A closely-reported work of literary journalism on the Arab Spring and its troubled aftermath"--

Apr 29, 2016
A guide to the good life - the ancient art of Stoic joy by Irvine, William Braxton, 1952-

A guide to the good life - the ancient art of Stoic joy

Apr 29, 2016
A guide to natural areas of southern Indiana - 119 unique places to explore by Higgs, Steven, 1951- author.

A guide to natural areas of southern Indiana - 119 unique places to explore

Apr 29, 2016
A different kind of daughter - the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight by Toorpakai, Maria, 1990-

A different kind of daughter - the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight

Apr 29, 2016
A burglar's guide to the city by Manaugh, Geoff, author.

A burglar's guide to the city

Encompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us. You'll never see the city the same way again. At the core of A Burglar's Guide to the City is an unexpected and thrilling insight: how any building transforms when seen through the eyes of someone hoping to break into it. Studying architecture the way a burglar would, Geoff Manaugh takes readers th

Apr 28, 2016