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Brazillionaires - wealth, power, decadence, and hope in an American country by Cuadros, Alex.

Brazillionaires - wealth, power, decadence, and hope in an American country

Documents the era of global hyper-wealth through the stories of contemporary Brazil's colorful billionaires, tracing the rise and fall of Eike Batista and other Latin American tycoons and how their success has been shaped by politics, soccer, and violence.

May 21, 2016
Boy with thorn by Laurentiis, Rickey, author.

Boy with thorn

In a landscape at once the brutal American South as it is the brutal mind, Boy with Thorn interrogates the genesis of all poetic creation--the imagination itself, questioning what role it plays in both our fascinations with and repulsion from a national history of racial and sexual violence. The personal and political crash into one language here, gothic as it is supple, meditating on visual art and myth, to desire, the practice of lynching and Hurricane Katrina. Always at its center, though, is

May 25, 2016
Born to Be Wild - Hundreds of Free Nature Activities for Families by Garlick, Hattie/ Honey, Nancy (PHT)

Born to Be Wild - Hundreds of Free Nature Activities for Families

May 21, 2016
Blue laws - selected & uncollected poems, 1995-2015 by Young, Kevin, 1970- author.

Blue laws - selected & uncollected poems, 1995-2015

Blue Laws gathers poems written over the past two decades, drawing from all nine of Kevin Young's previously published books of poetry and including a number of uncollected, often unpublished, poems.

May 20, 2016
Blood year - the unraveling of Western counterterrorism by Kilcullen, David, author.

Blood year - the unraveling of Western counterterrorism

"2014 has the potential to go down as a crucial year in modern world history. A resurgent and bellicose Russia took over Crimea and fueled a civil war in Eastern Ukraine. Post-Saddam Iraq, in many respects a creature of the United States because of the war that began in 2003, lost a third of its territory to an army of hyper-violent millennialists. The peace process in Israel seemed to completely collapse. Finally, after coalescing in Syria as a territorial entity, the Islamic State swept into n

May 20, 2016
Blood red snow - the memoirs of a German soldier on the Eastern Front by Koschorrek, Günter K., 1923-

Blood red snow - the memoirs of a German soldier on the Eastern Front

May 23, 2016
Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self by Walker, Rebecca, 1969 November 17-

Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self

The story of a child's unique struggle for identity and home when nothing in her world told her who she was or where she belonged. Poetic reflections on memory, time, and identity punctuate this gritty exploration of race and sexuality.

May 24, 2016
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The patriots by Fisher, David, 1946- author.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The patriots

The American Revolution was not inevitable, nor was it a unanimous cause. It pitted neighbors against one another, as loyalists and colonial rebels faced off for their lives and futures. Through the remarkable lives of the first Americans, this book reveals the contentious arguments that turned friends into foes and the land into a war zone. From the riots over a child's murder that led to the Boston Massacre, to the Continental Army's first victory under George Washington's leadership, to the l

May 25, 2016
Best easy day hikes, Shenandoah National Park by Gildart, Robert C.

Best easy day hikes, Shenandoah National Park

May 25, 2016
Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts by Sweeney, Monica, author.

Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts

May 21, 2016
Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries by Pedersen, Stephanie, author.

Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries

Berries have found a place among home cooks who wants a convenient, delicious way to add fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, and phytonutrients to their diets. Enjoy recipes for: Superfood Purple Smoothie, Blueberry banana oatmeal bread, Goji wild rice bowl, Avocadobeanberry sandwich, Chicken with berry sauce, Curried halibut with raspberry-mango relish, Berry kale quinoa, Flourless PB&B cookies, Lemon berry cornmeal cake, Key Lime avocado berry pie, Healthy berry streusel bars, Quinoa cranberry red

May 25, 2016
Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries by Pedersen, Stephanie, author.

Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries

Presents recipes for using berries to add fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, and phytonutrients to diets, including such options as superfood purple smoothie, multi-berry luncheon salad, berry nut butter pocket, and healthy berry streusel bars.

May 21, 2016
Beckett Racing Collectibles Price Guide 2016 by Hitt, Dan (EDT)/ Beckett, James, III (CON)

Beckett Racing Collectibles Price Guide 2016

May 21, 2016
Beat osteoporosis with exercise - a low-impact program for building strength, increasing bone density and improving posture by Knopf, Karl G., author.

Beat osteoporosis with exercise - a low-impact program for building strength, increasing bone density and improving posture

May 23, 2016
Beading - learn it, love it by Power, Jean, author.

Beading - learn it, love it

May 23, 2016
Bead it, iron it, love it! - over 300 great motifs for fuse beads by Holsting, Kaisa, author.

Bead it, iron it, love it! - over 300 great motifs for fuse beads

"Discover how easy it is to create unique, eye-popping accessories and jewelry out of fuse beads. This creative how-to book shows you how to transform simple beads into charming jewelry and home accessories using simple beading and melting techniques."--Amazon.com.

May 19, 2016
Be bad first - get good at things fast to stay ready for the future by Andersen, Erika, author.

Be bad first - get good at things fast to stay ready for the future

May 23, 2016
Baking and pastry - mastering the art and craft by

Baking and pastry - mastering the art and craft

The leading learning tool for all levels of baking and pastry ability, newly illustrated and updated. Praised by top pastry chefs and bakers as "an indispensable guide" and "the ultimate baking and pastry reference," the latest edition of Baking and Pastry from The Culinary Institute of America improves upon the last with more than 300 new recipes, photographs, and illustrations, and completely revised and up-to-date information on creating spectacular breads and desserts. Covering the full rang

May 25, 2016
Available - a memoir of heartbreak, hookups, love and brunch by Perry, Matteson, author.

Available - a memoir of heartbreak, hookups, love and brunch

"Matteson Perry is a Nice Guy. He remembers birthdays, politely averts his eyes on the subway, and enjoys backgammon. A serial monogamist, he's never asked a stranger out. But when the girl he thought might be The One dumps him, he decides to turn his life around. He comes up with The Plan: 1. Be single for a year. 2. Date a lot of women. 3. Hurt no one's feelings. He's not out to get revenge or to become a pickup artist; he just wants to disrupt his pattern, have some fun, and discover who he i

May 21, 2016
Available - a memoir of heartbreak, hookups, love and brunch by Perry, Matteson, author.

Available - a memoir of heartbreak, hookups, love and brunch

"Matteson Perry is a Nice Guy. He remembers birthdays, politely averts his eyes on the subway, and enjoys backgammon. A serial monogamist, he's never asked a stranger out. But when the girl he thought might be The One dumps him, he decides to turn his life around. He comes up with The Plan: 1. Be single for a year. 2. Date a lot of women. 3. Hurt no one's feelings. He's not out to get revenge or to become a pickup artist; he just wants to disrupt his pattern, have some fun, and discover who he i

May 25, 2016