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The new cocktail hour - the essential guide to hand-crafted drinks by Darlington, André.

The new cocktail hour - the essential guide to hand-crafted drinks

May 29, 2016
The Nazi Titanic - the incredible untold story of a doomed ship in World War II by Watson, Robert P., 1962- author.

The Nazi Titanic - the incredible untold story of a doomed ship in World War II

May 29, 2016
The mushroom at the end of the world - on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins by Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt.

The mushroom at the end of the world - on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins

"A tale of diversity within our damaged landscapes, The Mushroom at the End of the World follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism. Here, we witness the varied and peculiar worlds of matsutake commerce: the worlds of Japanese gourmets, capitalist traders, Hmong jungle fighters, industrial forests, Yi Chinese goat herders, Finnish nature guides, and more. These companions also lead us into fungal ecologies and forest histories to be

May 29, 2016
The miracles in the Gospels - what do they teach us about Jesus? by Warrington, Keith.

The miracles in the Gospels - what do they teach us about Jesus?

The first comprehensive scholarly survey of all the Gospel miracles for nearly fifty years. In this magisterial study, Keith Warrington paints a rounded picture of Jesus as a miracle worker by exploring each of the miracles in the Gospels in their literary and historical setting. He demonstrates that, while the miracles are historically authentic, there are several reasons for their presence in the Gospels other than simply to identify Jesus as a miracle worker. They are also intended to functio

May 29, 2016
The mindspan diet - reduce Alzheimer's risk, minimize memory loss, and keep your brain young by Estep, Preston W., author.

The mindspan diet - reduce Alzheimer's risk, minimize memory loss, and keep your brain young

"Studying the diets of the 'Mindspan elite'--those populations that live longest with low levels of dementia--as well as the ways that certain food additiives and ingredients interact with our genes, Dr. Preston Estep explains how the recent slew of popular brains-and-aging books have steered us down the wrong dietary path. Shattering myths about which foods are (and are not) benefitial to our brains, 'The mindspan diet' reveals a simple plan to slow cognitive decline."--Jacket.

May 29, 2016
The marvelous pigness of pigs - respecting and caring for all God's creation by Salatin, Joel, author.

The marvelous pigness of pigs - respecting and caring for all God's creation

"Joel Salatin is perhaps the nation's best known farmer, whose environmentally friendly, sustainable Polyface Farms has been featured in Food, Inc. and Time magazine. Now in his first book written for a faith audience, Salatin offers a deeply personal argument for earth stewardship, and calls for fellow Christians to join him in looking to the Bible for a foodscape in line with spiritual truth. Salatin urges Christians to rethink America's allegiance to cheap corporate food that destroys creatio

May 29, 2016
The longest mile - a doctor, a food fight, and the footrace that rallied a community against cancer by Meyer, Christine, author.

The longest mile - a doctor, a food fight, and the footrace that rallied a community against cancer

In the course of their lifetime, one out of two men and one out of three women will be diagnosed with cancer. Many of us watch in desperation as our friends and loved ones fight for their lives. But after seeing several of her patients and her dearest aunt engage in a battle with cancer, Dr. Christine Meyer decided to embark on a quest for hope--and through happenstance and love, a team of runners emerged that empowered a community to make a difference, not only in the lives of cancer patients,

May 25, 2016
The long game - a memoir by McConnell, Mitch, author.

The long game - a memoir

"A candid memoir by the Republican Senate Majority Leader traces his childhood battle with polio and the philosophies that have shaped his career, sharing his views on such topics as the strained relationship between Congress and the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton's moderate stance and the government shutdowns surrounding the Obamacare battles,"--NoveList.

May 29, 2016
The know-it-all - one man's humble quest to become the smartest person in the world by Jacobs, A. J., 1968-

The know-it-all - one man's humble quest to become the smartest person in the world

Biography detailing the comic effects on Jacobs' life that occur when he attempts to read the Encyclopaedia Britannica volumes A to Z.

May 29, 2016
The knitting all around stitch dictionary - 150 new stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth & in the round by Bernard, Wendy (Wendy Jo), author.

The knitting all around stitch dictionary - 150 new stitch patterns to knit top down, bottom up, back and forth & in the round

Picking up where the first volume left off, each chapter includes a customizable pattern so that knitters can easily swap out stitch patterns to make their own unique knitted items.

May 29, 2016
The kitchen by

The kitchen

"A cookbook with over 100 vegetarian recipes for the home cook from the studio kitchen of world-renowned artist Olafur Eliasson. Discover Featuring over 100 vegetarian recipes cooked at Olafur Eliasson's studio kitchen, these recipes have served as nourishment and source of creative inspiration and communal discussion every day for his staff, artists, and guest collaborators, including Rene´ Redzepi and Alice Waters."--provided by Amazon.com.

May 29, 2016
The ketogenic and modified Atkins diets - treatments for epilepsy and other disorders by Kossoff, Eric, author.

The ketogenic and modified Atkins diets - treatments for epilepsy and other disorders

May 23, 2016
The joys of travel - and stories that illuminate them by Swick, Thomas, author.

The joys of travel - and stories that illuminate them

May 29, 2016
The journey within - expolring the path of bhakti - a contemporary guide to yoga's ancient wisdom by Radhanath, Swami, 1950- author.

The journey within - expolring the path of bhakti - a contemporary guide to yoga's ancient wisdom

World-renowned spiritual leader Radhanath Swami draws from his path toward enlightenment and his personal experiences to demystify the ancient devotional path of bhakti, capturing its essence and explaining its simple principles for balancing our lives.

May 29, 2016
The inefficiency assassin - time management tactics for working smarter, not longer by Segura, Helene, 1941- author.

The inefficiency assassin - time management tactics for working smarter, not longer

"Who doesn't complain about not having the time and energy they'd like for family, friends, and personal passions? Author Helene Segura coaches real people in the real world to shift past these issues. Her engaging program differs from others in the way it recognizes diverse learning styles - reflective learners, right-brained creative learners, and even "just give me a quick fix" types. Case studies allow readers to self-diagnose and zero in on the strategies most appropriate for them. These wo

May 29, 2016
The ideal team player - how to recognize and cultivate the three essential virtues - a leadership fable by Lencioni, Patrick, 1965- author.

The ideal team player - how to recognize and cultivate the three essential virtues - a leadership fable

The author uses a fable to describe how a man taking over the family business is forced to rapidly build and create a culture based on the virtues of a true team player, before laying out the real framework for placing the system in real world institutions.

May 29, 2016
The hockey stick principles - the 4 key stages to entrepreneurial success by Martin, Bobby (Robert H.), author.

The hockey stick principles - the 4 key stages to entrepreneurial success

"Many business books fuel unrealistic notions about what a good idea looks like, how fast a founder should attract investment, and how quickly growth will take off. The problem with this mythology is that it can sometimes end with entrepreneurs abandoning their dreams too soon if they don't see immediate results. In The Hockey Stick Principles, author Bobby Martin shifts his focus away from all the hype about rapid growth and the pursuit of funding and instead takes a look at the real process be

May 29, 2016
The heirloom tomato - from garden to table - recipes, portraits, and history of the world's most beautiful fruit by Goldman, Amy.

The heirloom tomato - from garden to table - recipes, portraits, and history of the world's most beautiful fruit

Looks at varieties of tomatoes - their botany, cultural background, and history, and includes recipes for main dishes, soups, sandwiches, and desserts that feature tomatoes.

May 29, 2016
The healing power of illness - understanding what your symptoms are telling you by Dethlefsen, Thorwald, author.

The healing power of illness - understanding what your symptoms are telling you

This classic book, long out of print in English, challenges accepted ideas of illness by suggesting it's not an enemy to be fought. When you see your symptoms as bodily expressions of psychological or spiritual conflicts, you can use them as guides to inner work. You can respond to troubles with infection, allergies, respiration, digestion, skin, nervous system, heart and circulation, sexuality and pregnancy, even accidents, with practical actions that heal the heart and mind.

May 29, 2016
The happy medium - life lessons from the other side by Russo, Kim, author.

The happy medium - life lessons from the other side

"The medium star of Lifetime's The Haunting Of& shares her personal story and behind-the-scenes details from some of her celebrity seances, counseling readers on how to harness energy from one's surrounding world to gain better understandings of life's biggest questions,"--NoveList.

May 29, 2016