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Big bad breakfast - the most important book of the day by Currence, John, author. Big bad breakfast - the most important book of the day

"John Currence is one of the most celebrated and well-loved chefs in the South. Among his string of highly successful restaurants in Oxford, Mississippi, Big Bad Breakfast holds a special place in diners' hearts: It is a gathering place where people from all walks come together to share the most important meal of the day, breakfast. Southerners know how to do breakfast right, and Currence has elevated it to an artform: dishes like Banana-Pecan Coffee Cake, Spicy Boudin and Poached Eggs, and Oyst

Sep 20, 2016
Between two worlds / Lessons from the Other Side by Henry, Tyler, author. Between two worlds / Lessons from the Other Side

The star of E!'s hit reality series "Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry" describes how he discovered his gift for communicating with the dead at the age of ten and became a go-to clairvoyant for top Hollywood celebrities after learning to accept his abilities and share them with others.

Sep 25, 2016
Belichick and Brady - Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football by Holley, Michael Belichick and Brady - Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football

Sep 25, 2016
Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step by Travers, Claire Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step

Sep 25, 2016
Beginner's guide to quiltmaking by Simon, Jeri. Beginner's guide to quiltmaking

Beautiful quilt projects with easy-to-follow, clear how-to instructions, complete step-by-step photos and techniques with a variety of projects.

Sep 21, 2016
Becoming Amish - a family's search for faith, community and purpose by Smith, Jeff, author. Becoming Amish - a family's search for faith, community and purpose

Sep 19, 2016
Beautiful scars by Brookbank, Kilee. Beautiful scars

Kilee Brookbank was a typical sixteen-year-old girl, thinking about school, soccer, her friends and her boyfriend. But her last ordinary day erupted in an explosion that consumed her house, burning 45 percent of her body and sending her to the very brink of death. After 38 days of surgeries, skin grafts, perpetual physical therapy and excruciating pain, she had to discover how to live again. In each moment of her long journey back to everyday life, she had to make choices that would define who s

Sep 19, 2016
Basketball essentials by Goodson, Ryan, 1986- Basketball essentials

Sep 22, 2016
Based on a true story - a memoir by Macdonald, Norm, 1963- author. Based on a true story - a memoir

"As its title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life--more or less--from his origins in a rural small town in the-back-of-beyond Canada to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search, to his possibly incredible account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir, it's a hilarious, inspired, very meta imagining of his life, as told to a deeply disturbed ghos

Sep 22, 2016
Avid reader - a life by Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- author. Avid reader - a life

"The editor-in-chief of Simon & Schuster writes with wit and candor about becoming the editor of The New Yorker, and the challenges and satisfactions of running America's preeminent magazine,"--NoveList.

Sep 21, 2016
Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology by Sears, Kathleen, author. Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology

Briefly reviews the history of astrology; describes characteristics of the four elements, the twelve houses, and sign compatibility; and covers topics in advanced astrology.

Sep 25, 2016
Astrology - the only book you'll ever need by Jackson, Cass, author. Astrology - the only book you'll ever need

Sep 25, 2016
Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation by Morningstar, Sally, author. Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation

Designed to teach readers how to develop their divination skills, looks at a wide variety of fortune-telling techniques including dream therapy, runes, and astrology.

Sep 25, 2016
Apocalyptic anxiety - religion, science and America's obsession with the end of the world by Aveni, Anthony F., author. Apocalyptic anxiety - religion, science and America's obsession with the end of the world

"Aveni traces the sources of American culture's obsession with predicting the apocalypse. He explores why Americans take millennial claims seriously, where and how end-of-the-world predictions emerge, how they develop with reference to a broader historical trajectory, and what we can learn from doomsday predictions of the past"--

Sep 21, 2016
Aphrodite and the rabbis - how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it by Visotzky, Burton L. Aphrodite and the rabbis - how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it

"Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of well-to-do Jews - Zeus-Helios is depicted in synagogue mosaics across ancient Israel - The Jewish courts were named after the Roman political institution, the Sanhedrin - In Israel there were synagogues where the prayers were recited in Greek. Historians have

Sep 22, 2016
An other kingdom - departing the consumer culture by Block, Peter, author. An other kingdom - departing the consumer culture

"Our seduction into beliefs in competition, scarcity, and acquisition are producing too many casualties. We need to depart a kingdom that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that comes with the will to empire. The abbreviation of this empire is called a consumer culture. We think the free market ideology that surrounds us is true and inevitable and represents progress. We are called to better adapt, be more agile, more lean, more schooled, more, more, more. Giv

Sep 25, 2016
Amigurumi circus - crochet seriously cute circus characters! by Amigurumi circus - crochet seriously cute circus characters!

Sep 21, 2016
American realities by Eskildsen, Joakim Makathini, photographer, writer of introduction. American realities

Sep 22, 2016
American prophets - seven religious radicals and their struggle for social and political justice by Raboteau, Albert J., author. American prophets - seven religious radicals and their struggle for social and political justice

Sep 21, 2016
American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang by Aldrich, Nelson W, author. American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang

Presents the life of Tommy Hitchcock, the World War I fighter pilot and war hero, legendary polo player, who the prominent socialite Tom Buchanan in "The Great Gatsby" is modeled after.

Sep 25, 2016