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YumUniverse - infinite possibilities for a gluten-free, plant-powerful, whole-food lifestyle by Crosby, Heather.

YumUniverse - infinite possibilities for a gluten-free, plant-powerful, whole-food lifestyle

"Adding more plant-based, gluten-free foods into your life just got a lot tastier. Whether you're transitioning to a completely plant-based diet or you just want some ideas for how to prepare scrumptious veggie dishes, Heather Crosby provides a step-by-step guide to adding good stuff into your existing routine. YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole Food Lifestyle offers a creative collection of more than 150 amazing recipes developed by Heather, all with no

Feb 24, 2015
Work simply - embracing the power of your personal productivity style by Tate, Carson, author.

Work simply - embracing the power of your personal productivity style

"Make work simple by using the tools and tactics that are right for you Your time is under attack. You just can't get enough done. You find yourself wondering where the hours go. You've tried every time-management system you can get your hands on-and they've only succeeded in making your work more complicated. Sound familiar? If you sometimes feel you spend more time managing your productivity than doing actual work, it's time for a change. In Work Simply, renowned productivity expert Carson Tat

Feb 20, 2015
Winter blues survival guide - a workbook for overcoming SAD by Rosenthal, Norman E., author.

Winter blues survival guide - a workbook for overcoming SAD

"Using the engaging tools in this skillfully crafted workbook, sufferers of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can create their own blueprint for greater well-being all year long. Simple checklists, fill-in-the-blank forms, and nuggets of information help readers monitor their symptoms; determine which treatments to try (including light therapy, meditation, and other self-help options, as well as antidepressants and psychotherapy); and keep track of what works. Readers can download and print addi

Feb 26, 2015
Whiskey cocktails - rediscovered classics and contemporary craft drinks using the world's most popular spirit by Bobrow, Warren, author.

Whiskey cocktails - rediscovered classics and contemporary craft drinks using the world's most popular spirit

Feb 24, 2015
When doctors become patients by Klitzman, Robert.

When doctors become patients

This book weaves together gripping first-person accounts of the experience of doctors who fall ill and see the other side of the coin, as a patient. The accounts reveal how dramatic this transformation can be-- a spiritual journey for some, a radical change of identity for others, and for some a new way of looking at the risks and benefits of treatment options. For most however it forever changes the way they treat their own patients. These questions are important not just on a human interest le

Feb 20, 2015
Washington, D.C. by Burke, Susan, author.

Washington, D.C.

A visual travel guide to Washington D.C., providing descriptions and illustrations of significant sights in Old Downtown, Capitol Hill, the Mall, Georgetown, the White House and Foggy Bottom, and surrounding areas; and includes advice on where to stay, eat, and shop.

Feb 20, 2015
Vitamania - our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection by Price, Catherine, 1978-

Vitamania - our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection

"The startling story of America's devotion to vitamins-and how it keeps us from good health Health-conscious Americans seek out vitamins any way they can, whether in a morning glass of orange juice, a piece of vitamin-enriched bread, or a daily multivitamin. We believe that vitamins are always beneficial and that the more we can get, the better-and yet despite this familiarity, few of us could explain what vitamins actually are. Instead, we outsource our questions to experts and interpret "vitam

Feb 26, 2015
Under the Radar Michigan - the first 50 by Daldin, Tom, author.

Under the Radar Michigan - the first 50

The host and producers of Under the Radar Michigan, a PBS television series, provide the travel destinations of their first 50 episodes. "If you're looking for great Michigan places to explore, vacation, eat, live, start a business or just relax, this book is for you. Chapter by chapter, we take you along on our first fifty episodes and discover great Michigan cities, interesting people, incredible restaurants, romantic spaces and great places to vacation with the whole family."--Page [4] of cov

Feb 26, 2015
Trying - love, loose pants and the quest for a baby by Cossey, Mark., author.

Trying - love, loose pants and the quest for a baby

Feb 20, 2015
Top 10 Cuba by Baker, Christopher P., 1955- author.

Top 10 Cuba

Provides background information on Cuba; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.

Feb 26, 2015
Through the African American lens by Combs, Rhea.

Through the African American lens

Feb 20, 2015
Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money by Lapin, Daniel (Daniel E.)

Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money

Lapin presents a practical approach to creating wealth--based on the established principles of ancient Jewish wisdom--made accessible to people of all backgrounds. This second edition provides new examples, especially of Internet-related business opportunities.

Feb 24, 2015
This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith by Sutterfield, Ragan, author.

This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith

"Sutterfield brings us back to a biblical perspective--a freeing, corrective viewpoint that reminds us of the connection between spirit, mind, and body. Along the way, he shares his journey from overweight addict to Ironman competitor. He counts his success, though, not in his decreased clothing size but in his increased understanding of how much God loves the body and what it means to take care of his whole being"--Amazon.com.

Feb 24, 2015
Thinspired - how I lost 90 pounds - my plan for lasting weight loss and self-acceptance by Schiavocampo, Mara, author.

Thinspired - how I lost 90 pounds - my plan for lasting weight loss and self-acceptance

This inspirational book from ABC News correspondent Mara Schiavocampo takes you on her journey of weight loss and helps you shed pounds and find peace, health, and happiness in the process.

Feb 20, 2015
They know everything about you - how data-collecting corporations and snooping government agencies are destroying democracy by Scheer, Robert.

They know everything about you - how data-collecting corporations and snooping government agencies are destroying democracy

"In the first week of June 2013, the American people discovered that for a decade, they had abjectly traded their individual privacy for the chimera of national security. The revelation that the federal government has full access to all phone records and the vast trove of presumably private personal data posted on the Internet has brought the threat of a surveillance society to the fore. But the erosion of privacy rights extends far beyond big government. Big business has long played a leading r

Feb 26, 2015
The worth of war by Ginsberg, Benjamin.

The worth of war

"Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features of societies that are generally held to represent progress. These include rationality, technological and economic development, and liberal forms of government. Cont

Feb 24, 2015
The whole life fertility plan - understanding what affects your fertility to help you get pregnant when you want to by Phillips, Kyra.

The whole life fertility plan - understanding what affects your fertility to help you get pregnant when you want to

"A lifelong holistic guide for women to take control of their fertility"--

Feb 20, 2015
The weary blues by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, author.

The weary blues

"Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening "Proem" (prologue poem)--"I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like the depths of my Africa"--Hughes spoke directly, intimately, and powerfully of the experiences of African Americans at a time when their voices were newly being heard in our literature.

Feb 20, 2015
The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender by Manuel, Zenju Earthlyn, author.

The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender

"In The Way of Tenderness, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, sexuality, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege. Manuel brings her own experiences as a lesbian black woman into conversation with Buddhism to square our ultimately empty nature with superficial perspectives of everyday life. Her hard-won insights reveal that dry wisdom alone is not

Feb 24, 2015
The vegiterranean diet - the new and improved Mediterranean eating plan-- with deliciously satisfying vegan recipes for optimal health by Hever, Julieanna, author.

The vegiterranean diet - the new and improved Mediterranean eating plan-- with deliciously satisfying vegan recipes for optimal health

A vegan twist on the popular Mediterranean diet plan from the dietician, author, Veria network host, and VegNews columnist.

Feb 20, 2015