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At the end of the world - a true story of murder in the Arctic by Millman, Lawrence, author. At the end of the world - a true story of murder in the Arctic

"At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly peaceful as the Inuit can become unpeaceful at the drop of a hat or, in this instance, a meteor shower. At the same time, the book is a warning cry against the destruction of what's left of our culture's humanity, along the

Dec 3, 2016
Arthur and Sherlock - Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes by Sims, Michael Arthur and Sherlock - Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

Dec 3, 2016
Art of Dreamworks Trolls by Schmitz, Jerry. Art of Dreamworks Trolls

"From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks' Trolls -- an irreverent animated comedy that gives a colorful, personality-filled twist to the iconic hair-raising pop culture phenomenon...the filmmakers at DreamWorks created hundreds of pieces of concept and production art, developing an outrageously colorful, tactile look for the Trolls, which they juxtaposed against the urban-inspired look of the Bergens." -- rear cover

Dec 3, 2016
Aromatherapy for natural living - the A-Z reference of essential oils remedies for health, beauty and the home by Kennedy, Anne, author. Aromatherapy for natural living - the A-Z reference of essential oils remedies for health, beauty and the home

"Part reference manual, part recipe book, Aromatherapy for Natural Living is a comprehensive and straightforward guide to aromatherapy and essential oils. Whether you're just beginning to dip your toes in a fresh tub of lavender-tea tree bathwater, or if you are already immersed in minty rosemary-lemon mist, this brook provides over 400 recipes to try at home that will welcome you into deeper wellness and improved health in all aspects of life." -- Back cover.

Dec 6, 2016
Anti-inflammatory diet in 21 - 100 recipes, 5 ingredients, and 3 weeks to fight inflammation by Bruner, Sondi, author. Anti-inflammatory diet in 21 - 100 recipes, 5 ingredients, and 3 weeks to fight inflammation

Dec 2, 2016
Android tablets for dummies by Gookin, Dan, author. Android tablets for dummies

"Lucky you! You are the proud new owner of an Android tablet! Part computer, part smartphone, and all amazing, this remarkably portable gizmo lets you surf the web, handle email, take photos, listen to music, video chat, play games, share documents-- the list goes on and on. That's a lot of tings t do, and you want to know how to do them right away without any confusion or frustration. From unpacking your tablet and chargin the battery to creating a slideshow, finding a resturant, or using your

Dec 3, 2016
And life comes back - a wife's story of love, loss, and hope reclaimed by Lott Williford, Tricia. And life comes back - a wife's story of love, loss, and hope reclaimed

Traces the emotional journey of the author, whose husband died unexpectedly, leaving her a widow with two young sons, and describes her spiritual healing after the ordeal.

Dec 3, 2016
An atheist and a Christian walk into a bar... - talking about God, the universe, and everything by Rauser, Randal D., author. An atheist and a Christian walk into a bar... - talking about God, the universe, and everything

Dec 3, 2016
American hookup - the new culture of sex on campus by Wade, Lisa (Professor), author. American hookup - the new culture of sex on campus

An account of the new culture of sex on college campuses profiles how students are navigating a harrowing emotional landscape marked by one-sidedness, status competition, and sexual violence that is particularly challenging to minorities and women.

Dec 3, 2016
A woman looking at men looking at women - essays on art, sex, and the mind by Hustvedt, Siri, author. A woman looking at men looking at women - essays on art, sex, and the mind

A radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy reflects the author's explorations into the workings of human perception and how they are reflected by gender bias, the mind-body challenge, and neurological disorders.

Dec 3, 2016
A time of scandal - Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the making of the Veterans Bureau by Stevens, Rosemary, 1935- author. A time of scandal - Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the making of the Veterans Bureau

Dec 2, 2016
A really good day / How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life by Waldman, Ayelet, author. A really good day / How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

"A revealing, courageous, fascinating, and funny account of the author's experiment with microdoses of LSD in an effort to treat a debilitating mood disorder, of her quest to understand a misunderstood drug, and of her search for a really good day. Whena small vial arrives in her mailbox from "Lewis Carroll," Ayelet Waldman is at a low point. Her mood storms have become intolerably severe; she has tried nearly every medication possible; her husband and children are suffering with her. So she op

Dec 3, 2016
A man for all markets - from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market by Thorp, Edward O, author. A man for all markets - from Las Vegas to Wall Street, how I beat the dealer and the market

Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution.

Dec 3, 2016
A house full of females - family and faith in 19th-century Mormon diaries by Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, 1938- author. A house full of females - family and faith in 19th-century Mormon diaries

Presents a revelatory and deeply intimate exploration of the world of early Mormon women that draws on nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts created by first-generation Latter-Day Saints.

Dec 3, 2016
A hope more powerful than the sea - one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival by Fleming, Melissa, author. A hope more powerful than the sea - one refugee's incredible story of love, loss, and survival

Recounts the powerful experiences of Syrian refugee Doaa Zamel, who was cast adrift in a frigid sea with the children of drowned parents after their dangerously overcrowded ship sank, in an account that details what their experiences reveal about an ongoing international crisis.

Dec 3, 2016
A great place to have a war - America in Laos and the birth of a military CIA by Kurlantzick, Joshua, 1976- author. A great place to have a war - America in Laos and the birth of a military CIA

Dec 3, 2016
A consequential president - the legacy of Barack Obama by D'Antonio, Michael, author. A consequential president - the legacy of Barack Obama

Recounts the accomplishments of President Obama during his eight years in office, considering his major successes and how he was able to govern while facing both racial hostility and unrealistic expectations.

Dec 3, 2016
A cabinet of ancient medical curiosities - strange tales and surprising facts from the healing arts of Greece and Rome by McKeown, J. C. A cabinet of ancient medical curiosities - strange tales and surprising facts from the healing arts of Greece and Rome

Dec 3, 2016
31 verses to write on your heart by Higgs, Liz Curtis, author. 31 verses to write on your heart

Dec 3, 2016
26 songs in 30 days - Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs and the planned promise land in the Pacific Northwest by Vandy, Greg. 26 songs in 30 days - Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs and the planned promise land in the Pacific Northwest

"Timed to celebrate the 75th anniversary of his employment by the federal government, KEXP DJ Greg Vandy takes readers inside the unusual partnership between one of America's great folk artists and the federal government, and shows how the first Americanfolk revival of the 1930's was a response to hard times. The new book 26 Songs In 30 Days plunges deeply into the historical context of the time and the progressive politics that embraced Social Democracy during an era in which the United States

Dec 3, 2016

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