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Ben-Gurion - father of modern Israel by Shapira, Anita, author.

Ben-Gurion - father of modern Israel

Dec 18, 2014
Bella's Gift - How One Little Girl Transformed Our Family and Inspired a Nation by Santorum, Rick/ Santorum, Karen/ Santorum, Elizabeth (CON)

Bella's Gift - How One Little Girl Transformed Our Family and Inspired a Nation

Dec 18, 2014
Behind the scenes by Dench, Judi, 1934- author.

Behind the scenes

"From her first theatrical roles as a teenager in York to her ... performances as 'M' in the James Bond films, Dame Judi Dench's professional life has consisted of non-stop acting, leading to numerous accolades, including an Academy Award for her performance as Queen Elizabeth I in Shakespeare in Love. [This book] is a candid blend of reminiscences and photos, many of them never-before-seen from her personal collection"--

Dec 18, 2014
Becoming Richard Pryor by Saul, Scott.

Becoming Richard Pryor

Dec 18, 2014
Beauty pure and simple - the ayurvedic approach to beautiful skin by Ma, Kristen.

Beauty pure and simple - the ayurvedic approach to beautiful skin

"Beauty Pure and Simple provides an all-natural, holistic view of skincare and beauty drawn from both the latest in skincare science and from Ayurveda, a system of wellness that has been practiced for thousands of years on the Indian subcontinent. In this practical guide, Kristen Ma, who is both a popular esthetician and an Ayurvedic practitioner, provides a skincare and beauty regimen that is easy to use, safe, and effective. Ma gives a clear and readable explanation of skin biology and the bas

Dec 16, 2014
Beautiful Bracelets by Hand - Seventy-Five One-of-a-Kind Baubles, Bangles and Other Wrist Adornments You Can Make at Home by Gedeon, Jade

Beautiful Bracelets by Hand - Seventy-Five One-of-a-Kind Baubles, Bangles and Other Wrist Adornments You Can Make at Home

Dec 18, 2014
Barely composed - poems by Fulton, Alice, 1952-

Barely composed - poems

Dec 16, 2014
Barefoot to billionaire - reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer by Huntsman, Jon M.

Barefoot to billionaire - reflections on a life's work and a promise to cure cancer

The billionaire entrepreneur and father of a former governor revisits key moments in his life that shaped his views on faith, family, and the responsibilities of wealth, describing his and his wife's commitment to donate their fortune to cancer research.

Dec 18, 2014
Backpacking with the saints - wilderness hiking as spiritual practice by Lane, Belden C., 1943- author.

Backpacking with the saints - wilderness hiking as spiritual practice

Dec 18, 2014
At home in the whole food kitchen - celebrating the art of eating well by Chaplin, Amy.

At home in the whole food kitchen - celebrating the art of eating well

Dec 18, 2014
Ask Anna - advice for the furry and forlorn by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945- author.

Ask Anna - advice for the furry and forlorn

Presents a column-style advice book for dogs that shares humorous advice on coping with lazy owners, dog-park etiquette, dog breath, begging techniques, and bird catching.

Dec 18, 2014
Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh - the Bradt travel guide by Holding, Deirdre, author.

Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh - the Bradt travel guide

Armenia has a fascinating history, a vibrant culture and magnificent landscapes--a land strewn with prehistoric sites, medieval monasteries and intricately carved cross-stones, and the most luscious apricots in the world. This completely updated edition of Armenia with Nagorno Karabagh provides the entire practical and background information needed to explore not only the best-known sites but also off the beaten track Armenia.

Dec 18, 2014
Argentina by Hay, Jeff (EDT)/ Chalk, Frank (CON)

Argentina

"Genocide and Persecution: Argentina: This title examines the so-called Dirty War conducted by Argentina's military government against its own citizens in the 1970s and 1980s. It offers: historical background on the events as well as on Argentina's transition to democracy in the late 1980s and 1990s; a look at controversies connected to the events; and personal narratives and memories of survivors and protestors"--

Dec 18, 2014
Are you misusing other people's words? by Francis, Barbara, 1948-

Are you misusing other people's words?

"Find out what plagiarism is, its history and how to avoid it"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 18, 2014
Arctic thaw- climate change and the global race for energy resources by McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino

Arctic thaw- climate change and the global race for energy resources

Dec 18, 2014
Arctic thaw - climate change and the global race for energy resources by McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino.

Arctic thaw - climate change and the global race for energy resources

Describes how global warming has made the Arctic's oil, gas, natural resources, and minerals more accessible and how competition between nations and corporate interests for control of the resources is endangering the Arctic's fragile ecosystems.

Dec 16, 2014
Andrew Jackson by Hollar, Sherman (EDT)

Andrew Jackson

Recalls the life of the seventh president of the United States, including the tragedies that marked his early life, his military feats, and his notoriously hot-headed personality.

Dec 18, 2014
An innocent abroad - life-changing trips from 35 great writers by

An innocent abroad - life-changing trips from 35 great writers

Dec 18, 2014
An amorous discourse in the suburbs of hell by Levy, Deborah, author.

An amorous discourse in the suburbs of hell

"She is a shimmering, melancholy angel, flown from Paradise to save him from the suburbs of hell. He an accountant, dreaming of a white Christmas, a little garden and someone to love. A storm of romance and slapstick, of heavenly and earthly delights, in this dystopian philosophical poem about individual freedom and the search for the good life."--Back cover.

Dec 18, 2014
America 1844 - religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation by Bicknell, John, author.

America 1844 - religious fervor, westward expansion, and the presidential election that transformed the nation

Dec 18, 2014