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The real cost of fracking - how America's shale-gas boom is threatening our families, pets, and food by Bamberger, Michelle.

The real cost of fracking - how America's shale-gas boom is threatening our families, pets, and food

Jul 9, 2014
The race for paradise - an Islamic history of the crusades by Cobb, Paul M., 1967-, author.

The race for paradise - an Islamic history of the crusades

"In The Race for Paradise, Paul M. Cobb offers an accurate and accessible representation of the Islamic experience of the Crusades during the Middle Ages. Cobb overturns previous claims and presents new arguments, such as the idea that the Frankish invasions of the Near East were something of a side-show to the broader internal conflict between Sunnis and Shi'ites in the region. The Race for Paradise moves along two fronts as Cobb stresses that, for medieval Muslims, the contemporaneous Latin Ch

Jul 7, 2014
The people vs. Barack Obama - the criminal case against the Obama administration by Shapiro, Ben.

The people vs. Barack Obama - the criminal case against the Obama administration

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Jul 4, 2014
The paleo kitchen - finding primal joy in modern cooking by Bauer, Juli, author.

The paleo kitchen - finding primal joy in modern cooking

Jul 7, 2014
The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s by Washington, Mary Helen, author.

The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s

Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists. While most histories of McCarthyism focus on the devastation of the blacklist and the intersection of leftist politics and American culture, few include the activities of radical writers and artists from the Black Popular Front. Washington's work incorporates these black intellectuals back into our understanding of mid-twentieth-century African American l

Jul 10, 2014
The organized mind - thinking straight in the age of information overload by Levitin, Daniel J.

The organized mind - thinking straight in the age of information overload

Describes how the latest neuroscience research into attention and memory can be used to help organize the increasing flow of available information and provide a sense of control in making decisions and managing the demands of home and work life.

Jul 4, 2014
The newborn sleep book - a simple, proven method for training your new baby to sleep through the night by Jassey, Lewis.

The newborn sleep book - a simple, proven method for training your new baby to sleep through the night

"For many growing families, newborn sleep is the holy grail--much-discussed, highly sought after, and frustratingly out of reach. This book is the first and only guide to present a simple, attainable sleep program for newborns shortly after coming home from the hospital. Developed by two veteran pediatricians, the Jassey Way boasts a more than 90 percent success rate for babies one month old or younger, with feedings every four hours during the day, satisfying the baby's nutritional needs on a 2

Jul 4, 2014
The new Arabs - how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East by Cole, Juan Ricardo.

The new Arabs - how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East

"The ... blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics"--

Jul 7, 2014
The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones by Tamkin, James A, author.

The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones

Jul 9, 2014
The musical theater of Stephen Schwartz - from Godspell to Wicked and beyond by Laird, Paul R., author.

The musical theater of Stephen Schwartz - from Godspell to Wicked and beyond

This book is a detailed consideration of the various projects composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz has worked on throughout his career. Paul R. Laird discusses in length Schwartz's major shows, including Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, and also considers Schwartz's other projects, including the music and lyrics for such animated features as Enchanted, The Prince of Egypt, and Pocahontas. Based upon extensive interviews with Schwartz and a number of his major collaborators, this book provides a rare

Jul 8, 2014
The modern mercenary - private armies and what they mean for world order by McFate, Sean.

The modern mercenary - private armies and what they mean for world order

Jul 9, 2014
The messy baker - more than 75 delicious recipes from a real kitchen by Christie, Charmian.

The messy baker - more than 75 delicious recipes from a real kitchen

"A celebration of real baking in all its messy, boisterous, and delicious glory. Since when did every cookie on the plate have to be just like the next? Or each layer of cake exactly the same height? Each piecrust an impeccable work of art and encircled by stunningly perfect pastry leaves? To the uninitiated, all that fastidious, spotless baking is intimidating, not to mention exhausting. The Messy Baker celebrates baking as it happens in the real world--sweet, messy, fun, not always gorgeous, b

Jul 4, 2014
The marriage you've always wanted by Chapman, Gary D., 1938-

The marriage you've always wanted

In the warm, practical style the has endeared him to audiences worldwide, Dr. Chapman delivers advice on all the 'big issues' : money, communication, decision making, in-laws, and much more. Plus: Each chapter includes a 'Your Turn' opportunity for reflection and interaction with your spouse.

Jul 4, 2014
The Mafia Court - Corruption in Chicago by Hughes, John Russell, Dr.

The Mafia Court - Corruption in Chicago

Jul 4, 2014
The laws of genetics and Gregor Mendel by Bortz, Fred, 1944- author.

The laws of genetics and Gregor Mendel

Jul 10, 2014
The Language of Houses by Lurie, Alison

The Language of Houses

Jul 4, 2014
The kitchy kitchen / New Classics for Living Deliciously by Thomas, Claire, 1986-

The kitchy kitchen / New Classics for Living Deliciously

A blogger and host of ABC's "Food for Thought With Claire Thomas" shares secrets for a personalized, unfussy, and fun-focused culinary life while explaining how to add zest to favorite dishes with unusual ingredient combinations, from peach BLTs to red velvet pancakes.5NjBwBT

Jul 4, 2014
The interior circuit - a Mexico City chronicle by Goldman, Francisco, author.

The interior circuit - a Mexico City chronicle

"Goldman's story of his emergence from grief five years after his wife's death, symbolized by his attempt to overcome his fear of driving in the city. Embracing the DF (Mexico City) as his home, Goldman explores and celebrates the city, which stands defiantly apart from so many of the social ills and violence wracking Mexico ... [and] sets out to try to understand the menacing challenges the city now faces ... [resulting in] an account of one of the world's most remarkable and often misunderstoo

Jul 4, 2014
The insider's guide to the colleges, 2015 by

The insider's guide to the colleges, 2015

A guide for prospective college students answers questions on such subjects as the academic strengths and weaknesses, the amount of student/faculty contact, and housing and food quality for more than three hundred schools in North America.

Jul 7, 2014
The greatest comeback by Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph), 1938-

The greatest comeback

The former Nixon advisor and best-selling author of Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War" traces the unanticipated political rise of the 37th President just six years after his gubernatorial loss, sharing insights into how he resurrected his career and reunited a divided Republican Party.

Jul 10, 2014