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The Thankful Heart - How Deliberate Gratitude Can Change Every Texture of Our Lives by Eyre, Richard/ Eyre, Linda

The Thankful Heart - How Deliberate Gratitude Can Change Every Texture of Our Lives

Sep 26, 2014
The terrorist's son - a story of choice by Ebrahim, Zak, author.

The terrorist's son - a story of choice

The author discusses his life as the son of a terrorist and how he came to reject his father's ideology and embrace the path of nonviolence.

Oct 1, 2014
The skinnytaste cookbook - light on calories, big on flavor by Homolka, Gina.

The skinnytaste cookbook - light on calories, big on flavor

Collects one hundred and fifty low-calorie recipes, including soups, chilis, salads, meatless main dishes, seafood, chicken, and poultry dishes, and desserts, with detailed nutritional information for each recipe.

Oct 1, 2014
The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family by Groening, Matt.

The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family

So you think you know the Simpsons? Well, think again! The Simpsons Family History unravels 25 years of Simpsons facts and fun and presents them in a never-before-seen chronological format. Travel through time with Matt Groening as he pulls back the curtain and reveals the events that turned this average family into a pop culture phenomenon. Discover the hopes and dreams of a young Homer and uncover the sensitive and driven girl Marge was before she married him. Marvel at the hidden moments you

Sep 26, 2014
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace - a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League by Hobbs, Jeff, 1980-

The short and tragic life of Robert Peace - a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League

Examines "the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets--and of one's own nature--when he returns home"--Amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2014
The sense of style - the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century by Pinker, Steven, 1954-

The sense of style - the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century

" A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care? In The Sense of Style, the bestselling linguist and cognitive scientist Steven Pinker answers these questions and more. Rethinking the usage guide for the 21st century, Pinker d

Oct 1, 2014
The Rise of Tiamat by Wizards Rpg (COR)

The Rise of Tiamat

Oct 1, 2014
The prostate - everything you need to know about the man gland by Taguchi, Yosh, author.

The prostate - everything you need to know about the man gland

Sep 26, 2014
The prostate - everything you need to know about the man gland by Taguchi, Yosh, 1933- author.

The prostate - everything you need to know about the man gland

Oct 1, 2014
The Pollan Family Table - The Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious, Healthy Family Meals by Pollan, Corky/ Pollan, Lori/ Pollan, Dana/ Pollan, Tracy/ Pollan, Michael (FRW)

The Pollan Family Table - The Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious, Healthy Family Meals

Oct 1, 2014
The picnic - a history by Levy, Walter.

The picnic - a history

Sep 26, 2014
The picnic - a history by Levy, Walter.

The picnic - a history

Picnics are happy occasions and have always been a diversion from every day cares. We think of the picnic as an outdoor meal, set on a blanket, usually in the middle of the day, featuring a hamper filled with tasty morsels and perhaps a bottle of wine, but historically picnics came in many forms, served any time of the day. This first culinary history reveals rustic outdoor dining in its more familiar and unusual forms, the history of the word itself, the cultural context of picnics and who arra

Oct 1, 2014
The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time by Päs, H. (Heinrich)

The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time

Almost weightless and able to pass through the densest materials with ease, neutrinos seem to defy the laws of nature. But these mysterious particles may hold the key to our deepest questions about the universe, says physicist Heinrich Pa¨s. In "The Perfect Wave" he serves as our fluent, deeply knowledgeable guide to a particle world that tests the boundaries of space, time, and human knowledge.

Oct 1, 2014
The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time by Päs, H. (Heinrich)

The perfect wave - with neutrinos at the boundary of space and time

Sep 26, 2014
The Penguin Book of Witches by Howe, Katherine (EDT)

The Penguin Book of Witches

Oct 1, 2014
The Orderly Conversation - Business Presentations Redefined by Ludwig, Dale/ Owen-boger, Greg

The Orderly Conversation - Business Presentations Redefined

Sep 26, 2014
The news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news by Weller, Sheila.

The news sorority - Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news

For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism, until finally three -- Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour - broke through, definitively remaking America's nightly news. Drawing on exclusive interviews with their colleagues and intimates from childhood on, bestselling author Sheila Weller crafts a lively and eye-opening narrative, revealing the combination of ambition, skill, and character that enabled these three singular women to infiltrate

Sep 29, 2014
The new testament by Brown, Jericho.

The new testament

""Erotic and grief-stricken, ministerial and playful, Brown offers his reader a journey unlike any other in contemporary poetry."-Rain Taxi"To read Jericho Brown's poems is to encounter devastating genius."-Claudia RankineIn the world of Jericho Brown's second book, disease runs through the body, violence runs through the neighborhood, memories run through the mind, trauma runs through generations. Almost eerily quiet in even the bluntest of poems, Brown gives us the ache of a throat that has ye

Sep 26, 2014
The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls by Greenspan, Louise, author.

The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls

"The coming-of-age experience has changed dramatically, with girls maturing sooner than ever. But what happens when a girl has the body of a 13-year-old and the brain of an 8-year-old? Contrary to popular wisdom, early puberty is not merely a reflection of physical changes--it's deeply psychological, too, with effects that can put a girl at higher risk for behavioral problems and long-term health challenges, such as obesity, depression, eating disorders, and even cancer.The New Puberty is a reas

Sep 29, 2014
The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future! by Cahn, Jonathan, author.

The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future!

Offers an exploration of a three-thousand-year-old mystery that is purported to foresee the future of America and the world, with explanations of how this secret mystery has foretold major events in recent history.

Sep 25, 2014