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Have a nice guilt trip by Scottoline, Lisa.

Have a nice guilt trip

"Thriller fans love Edgar Award winner Scottoline's fiction, while readers of humor and heartfelt narrative nonfiction enjoy curling up with the books Scottoline writes with daughter Serritella, who won a stack of awards for her writing at Harvard. This fourth book from the mother-daughter team addresses issues like acquiring puppies (Scottoline), attempting to date (Serritella), and figuring out whether men or canines are more difficult."--

Jul 22, 2014
Hats by Madame Paulette - Paris Milliner Extraordinaire by Schneider, Annie/ Jones, Stephen (FRW)

Hats by Madame Paulette - Paris Milliner Extraordinaire

Jul 17, 2014
Hats by Madame Paulette - Paris milliner extraordinaire by Schneider, Annie, author.

Hats by Madame Paulette - Paris milliner extraordinaire

Madame Paulette was Paris's queen of milliners. Born in 1900, this famed headwear designer learned her trade between the wars, and by the forties and fifties her hats crowned the heads of everyone who was anyone in Paris, and were increasingly sought by the rich and famous around the world. Film stars such as Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, and Audrey Hepburn were some of her most ardent fans, as well as royalty, including Princess Grace of Monaco and the Duchess of Windsor.Hats by Madame Paulett

Jul 22, 2014
Hashimoto's thyroiditis - lifestyle interventions for finding and treating the root cause by Wentz, Izabella.

Hashimoto's thyroiditis - lifestyle interventions for finding and treating the root cause

"Hashimoto's is more than just hypothyroidism. ... The body becomes stuck in a vicious cycle of immune system overload, adrenal insufficiency, gut dysbiosis, impaired digestion, inflammation, and thyroid hormone release abnormalities. ... The lifestyle intereventions discussed in this book aim to dismantle the vicious cycle piece by piece, ...allowing the body to rebuild itself."--P. 4 of cover.

Jul 21, 2014
Has child behavior worsened? by

Has child behavior worsened?

Explores whether or not childhood has worsened over time, delving into such topics as behavior in school, bullying, and feelings of entitlement.

Jul 22, 2014
Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools by Beal, Susan.

Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools

"These patterns are for making home goods and accessories that are like no others. Author Susan Beal, working in partnership with Pendleton Mills, presents a collection of modern heirloom projects to sew and enjoy for generations. From the sweet, simpleprimer on techniques (working with wool fabrics, hand-stitching, machine sewing, and quilting) to each individual project's detailed instructions (with tips on cutting, pressing, top-stitching, hand-tying, and more) Susan's passion for sewing shi

Jul 22, 2014
Haatchi & Little B - the inspiring true story of one boy and his dog by Holden, Wendy, 1961- author.

Haatchi & Little B - the inspiring true story of one boy and his dog

"Owen--known to his family as 'Little Buddy' or 'Little B'--has a rare genetic disorder that leaves him largely confined to a wheelchair. Before being united with Haatchi, Little B was anxious and found it difficult to make friends. Haatchi--an ... Anatolian Shepherd puppy--was abused and left for dead on railroad tracks ... Kind-hearted Will and Colleen Howkins, Little B's father and stepmother, decided to introduce the big dog and the little boy to each other, and an unbelievable bond was form

Jul 16, 2014
Guardians of the Dream - The Enduring Legacy of America's Immigrants by Hsu, Paul

Guardians of the Dream - The Enduring Legacy of America's Immigrants

Jul 17, 2014
Gratitude and trust - six affirmations that will change your life by Williams, Paul, 1940-

Gratitude and trust - six affirmations that will change your life

" Paul Williams is an alcoholic. Tracey Jackson is not. But together, these two close friends have written Gratitude and Trust, a book designed to apply the principles of the recovery movement to the countless people who are not addicts but nevertheless need effective help with their difficulties and pain. Williams, the award-winning songwriter, actor, and performer, has embraced a traditional alcoholism recovery plan for more than two decades of sobriety. Jackson, a well-known TV and film w

Jul 22, 2014
Good morning, Mr. Mandela by La Grange, Zelda, author.

Good morning, Mr. Mandela

A memoir by Nelson Mandela's trusted assistant for almost twenty years tells the story of how a young woman's life, beliefs, prejudices--everything she once believed--were transformed by the man she had been taught was the enemy.

Jul 22, 2014
Goddesses - mysteries of the feminine divine by Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987, author.

Goddesses - mysteries of the feminine divine

"Previously uncollected lectures and writings that trace the evolution of the Goddess, from Neolithic Old Europe to the Renaissance, and interpret classical motifs. Offers insight into self-actualization for women. Edited and introduced by the executive director of the Opus Archives and Research Center"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 17, 2014
God's smuggler by Andrew, Brother.

God's smuggler

Jul 22, 2014
Glow - the autobiography of Rick James by James, Rick, 1948-2004, author.

Glow - the autobiography of Rick James

"Best known for his song "Super Freak," hitmaker, singer, innovator, producer, award-winning pioneer in the fusion of funk groove and rock, the late Rick James collaborated with music biographer David Ritz in this posthumously published, wildly entertaining, and profound expression of a rock star's life and soul. He was the nephew of Temptations singer Melvin Franklin; a boy who watched and listened, mesmerized from underneath cocktail tables at the shows of Etta James and Miles Davis. He was a

Jul 22, 2014
Git pocket guide by Silverman, Richard E.

Git pocket guide

This pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job companion to Git, the distributed version control system. It provides a compact, readable introduction to Git for new users, as well as a reference to common commands and procedures for those of you with Git experience. Written for Git version 1.8.2, this handy task-oriented guide is organized around the basic version control functions you need, such as making commits, fixing mistakes, merging, and searching history.

Jul 22, 2014
Git pocket guide by Silverman, Richard E, author.

Git pocket guide

Provides an introduction to Git 1.8.2, covering the basic version control fuctions, including making commits, merging, and searching history.

Jul 17, 2014
Girl at the end of the world - my escape from fundamentalism in search of faith with a future by Esther, Elizabeth.

Girl at the end of the world - my escape from fundamentalism in search of faith with a future

"I was raised in a homegrown, fundamentalist Christian group--which is just a shorthand way of saying I'm classically trained in apocalyptic stockpiling, street preaching, and the King James Version of the Bible. I know hundreds of obscure nineteenth-century hymns by heart and have such razor sharp "modesty vision" that I can spot a miniskirt a mile away." In her memoir, readers will recognize questions every believer faces: When is spiritual zeal a gift, and when is it a trap? What happens when

Jul 16, 2014
Getting life - an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace - a memoir by Morton, Michael, 1954-

Getting life - an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace - a memoir

"On August 13, 1986 ... Michael Morton went to work at his usual time. By the end of the day, his wife Christine had been savagely bludgeoned to death in the couple's bed--and the Williamson County Sheriff's office in Texas wasted no time in pinning her murder on [him] ... Michael was swiftly sentenced to life in prison for a crime he had not committed ... It would take twenty-five years--and thousands of hours of effort on the part of Michael's lawyers, including the team at the New York-based

Jul 17, 2014
Gentle yoga arthritis by Sanford, Laurie (CON)/ Forstbauer, Nancy (CON)/ Brielyn, Jo (CON)

Gentle yoga arthritis

Shows readers how to integrate yoga into any existing exercise routine to improve overall health and well-being and includes an overview of the causes and symptoms of arthritis, helpful diet, and lifestyle tips.

Jul 17, 2014
Gasa gasa girl goes to camp - a Nisei youth behind a World War II fence by Havey, Lily Yuriko Nakai, 1938-

Gasa gasa girl goes to camp - a Nisei youth behind a World War II fence

"What should by now be a familiar, if always disturbing event in American history--the internment of Japanese American citizens and aliens during World War II--is given an original treatment in this creative memoir. Lily Havey was ten years old when her family of four was uprooted and sent first to Santa Anita Assembly Center in southern California and subsequently for the duration of the war to the Amache (or Granada) internment camp in southeastern Colorado. She experienced removal and confine

Jul 22, 2014
Gabriel - Poems by Hirsch, Edward

Gabriel - Poems

Jul 17, 2014