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Tipping point for planet earth - how close are we to the edge? by Barnosky, Anthony D., author.

Tipping point for planet earth - how close are we to the edge?

"Tipping Point for Planet Earth explains why Earth is headed for a tipping point, a change so fast, dramatic, and unexpected that humanity will reel at the consequences. Midway through this century, there will be more than nine billion people on the planet. Already we are using most of the arable land that exists and overfishing the oceans. Water, too, is becoming scarce in many places. The services that humans depend upon--like a supply of clean water, food production, and protection from disea

Apr 29, 2016
Tied up in knots - how getting what we wanted made women miserable by Tantaros, Andrea, author.

Tied up in knots - how getting what we wanted made women miserable

"Fifty years after Betty Friedan unveiled The Feminine Mystique, relations between men and women in America have never been more dysfunctional. If women are more liberated than ever before, why aren't they happier? In this shocking, funny, and bluntly honest tour of today's gender discontents, Andrea Tantaros, one of Fox News' most popular and outspoken stars, exposes how the rightful feminist pursuit of equality went too far, and how the unintended pitfalls of that power trade have made women (

May 3, 2016
This is your brain on parasites - how tiny creatures manipulate our behavior and shape society by McAuliffe, Kathleen, author.

This is your brain on parasites - how tiny creatures manipulate our behavior and shape society

"Based on a wildly popular Atlantic article: an astonishing investigation into the world of microbes, and the myriad ways they control how other creatures -- including humans -- act, feel, and think As we are now discovering, parasites -- microbes that cannot thrive and reproduce without another organism as a host -- are shockingly sophisticated and extraordinarily powerful. In fact, a plethora of parasites affect our behavior in ways we have barely begun to understand. In this mind-bending bo

Apr 29, 2016
This Is Where You Belong - The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live by Warnick, Melody

This Is Where You Belong - The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live

Apr 29, 2016
Think big - overcoming obstacles with optimism by Arnold, Jennifer, 1974- author.

Think big - overcoming obstacles with optimism

"Bestselling authors and stars of TLC's The Little Couple return with an inspirational book that encourages readers to reach for their dreams, no matter what obstacles they may face. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein have faced some big challenges in their lives. On the way to becoming a preeminent neonatologist and a successful entrepreneur--as well as parents and television stars--these two have faced prejudice, medical scares, and the uncertainty of life with special needs children. And even tho

Apr 28, 2016
Then come back - the lost Neruda poems by Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973, author.

Then come back - the lost Neruda poems

"Pablo Neruda's lost poems-recently discovered in his archive to the delight of readers and scholars-comprise this remarkable and essential volume. Originally composed on napkins, playbills, receipts, and notebooks, Neruda's lost poems are full of eros and heartache, complex wordplay and deep wonder. Presented with the Spanish text, full-color reproductions of handwritten poems, and dynamic English translations, Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda simultaneously completes and advances the oeuvre of

May 3, 2016
The world's emergency room - the growing threat to doctors, nurses, and humanitarian workers by VanRooyen, Michael J., author.

The world's emergency room - the growing threat to doctors, nurses, and humanitarian workers

Twenty years ago, the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today, it is violent attacks. And the death of each doctor, nurse, paramedic, midwife, and vaccinator is multiplied untold times in the vulnerable populations deprived of their care. In a 2005 report, the ICRC found that for every soldier killed in the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 60 civilians died due to loss of immunizations and other basic health se

Apr 28, 2016
The winter fortress - the epic mission to sabotage Hitler's atomic bomb by Bascomb, Neal, author.

The winter fortress - the epic mission to sabotage Hitler's atomic bomb

"Documents the Allied raid against occupied Norway's Vermork hydroelectric plant, the world's only supplier of an essential ingredient needed by the Nazis to build an atomic bomb, citing the teamwork of British Special Ops, a brilliant scientists and refugee Norwegian commandos that foiled Hitler's nuclear ambitions,"--NoveList.

May 3, 2016
The wholehearted church planter - leadership from the inside out by Karr, Allan, 1963-

The wholehearted church planter - leadership from the inside out

Apr 28, 2016
The war before independence, 1775-1776 by Beck, Derek W., author.

The war before independence, 1775-1776

Apr 28, 2016
The vein of gold - a journey to your creative heart by Cameron, Julia.

The vein of gold - a journey to your creative heart

Arranged as "a journey to the heart of creativity," the book guides readers through seven kingdoms: The Kingdom of Story, where the formative power of language empowers the creation of our guiding self-image; The Kingdom of Sight, where we learn to receive information holistically and honor our most personal impressions, intuitions, and feelings; The Kingdom of Sound, where we tune in to the melodic flow of creative life, literally making each day more "sound"; The.

May 3, 2016
The vegetable butcher - how to select, prep, slice, dice, and masterfully cook vegetables from artichokes to zucchini by Mangini, Cara, author.

The vegetable butcher - how to select, prep, slice, dice, and masterfully cook vegetables from artichokes to zucchini

"Marrying the art of butchery with the joy of gorgeous seasonal produce, The Vegetable Butcher is the fresh, inspiring and essential guide that demystifies the world of vegetables, from exotic crosnes and gnarly celeriac to the amazingly versatile everyday potato. It's the book that show exactly how to prepare an artichoke-plus peel a tomato, chiffonade kale, slice kohlrabi into carpaccio, break down a butternut squash, and cut a cauliflower into steaks. This is a complete vegetable education, f

Apr 28, 2016
The Vegas diaries - romance, rolling the dice, and the road to reinvention by Madison, Holly, author.

The Vegas diaries - romance, rolling the dice, and the road to reinvention

A candid and humorous memoir chronicles the author's journey toward reinvention and self-acceptance after breaking away from the Playboy mansion and her decision to begin her new life in the decadent glamour of Las Vegas.

Apr 29, 2016
The vanishing American corporation - navigating the hazards of a new economy by Davis, Gerald F. (Gerald Fredrick), 1961- author.

The vanishing American corporation - navigating the hazards of a new economy

Apr 28, 2016
The value of the Moon - how to explore, live, and prosper in space using the Moon's resources by Spudis, Paul D., author.

The value of the Moon - how to explore, live, and prosper in space using the Moon's resources

"While the Moon was once thought to hold the key to space exploration, in recent decades, the U.S. has largely turned its sights toward Mars and other celestial bodies instead. In The Value of the Moon, lunar scientist Paul Spudis argues that the U.S. can and should return to the moon in order to remain a world leader in space utilization and development and a participant in and beneficiary of a new lunar economy. Spudis explores three reasons for returning to the Moon: it is close, it is intere

Apr 29, 2016
The unquiet frontier - rising rivals, vulnerable allies, and the crisis of American power by Grygiel, Jakub J., 1972- author.

The unquiet frontier - rising rivals, vulnerable allies, and the crisis of American power

Apr 28, 2016
The universe in your hand - a journey through space, time, and beyond by Galfard, Christophe, author.

The universe in your hand - a journey through space, time, and beyond

"Christophe Galfard's mission in life is to spread modern scientific ideas to the general public in entertaining ways. Using his considerable skills as a brilliant theoretical physicist and successful young adult author, The Universe in Your Hand employs the immediacy of simple, direct language to show us, not explain to us, the theories that underpin everything we know about our universe. To understand what happens to a dying star, we are asked to picture ourselves floating in space in front of

Apr 28, 2016
The true tails of Baker and Taylor - the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town... and the world by Louch, Jan, author.

The true tails of Baker and Taylor - the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town... and the world

May 3, 2016
The touch remedy - hands-on solutions to de-stress your life by Kluck-Ebbin, Michelle.

The touch remedy - hands-on solutions to de-stress your life

A fresh, contemporary approach to natural health, which draws on a unique combination of ancient wisdom and cutting edge research,The Touch Remedy is a collection of proven touch therapy solutions to calm and heal every member of the family, from babies to grandparents to pets. Demystifying time-tested touch therapy techniques such as Acupressure, Reflexology, Cranial Sacral Therapy, among others, Ebbin shares her invaluable insight and provides clear, step-by-step remedies, accompanied by beaut

Apr 28, 2016
The taxidermist's cut by Mohabir, Rajiv, author.

The taxidermist's cut

May 3, 2016