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The new shade garden - creating a lush oasis in the age of climate change by Druse, Kenneth, author.

The new shade garden - creating a lush oasis in the age of climate change

A practical guide to designing and maintaining shade gardens while dealing with a changing climate, shrinking resources, and challenging new weather patterns.

Jun 30, 2015
The new livestock farmer - the business of raising and selling ethical meat by Thistlethwaite, Rebecca, author.

The new livestock farmer - the business of raising and selling ethical meat

Jun 29, 2015
The natural - the misunderstood presidency of Bill Clinton by Klein, Joe, 1946-

The natural - the misunderstood presidency of Bill Clinton

Explores the effects of the Clinton presidency on the American military, economy, and people, and discusses the inner workings of the Clinton White House.

Jun 29, 2015
The misfit economy - lessons in creativity from pirates, hackers, gangsters, and other informal entrepreneurs by Clay, Alexa, author.

The misfit economy - lessons in creativity from pirates, hackers, gangsters, and other informal entrepreneurs

Discusses diverse innovators operating in the black, gray, and informal markets of the world who are developing solutions to economic challenges and catalyzing innovation outside of traditional--and legal--methods.

Jul 2, 2015
The mind connection - how the thoughts you choose affect your mood, behavior, and decisions by Meyer, Joyce, 1943-

The mind connection - how the thoughts you choose affect your mood, behavior, and decisions

"Joyce Meyer, #1 New York Times bestselling author, explores the power of positive thinking and the undeniable connection between the mind, mouth, moods, and attitudes. Thoughts can seem random and meaningless, but they impact your life every day. It's all connected. What you think affects your words, attitude, decisions, and emotions and influences how you relate to yourself, to other people, and to God. In THE MIND CONNECTION, Joyce Meyer expands on the wisdom of her bestselling books Battle

Jul 2, 2015
The microbiome solution - a radical new way to heal your body from the inside out by Chutkan, Robynne.

The microbiome solution - a radical new way to heal your body from the inside out

"The author of Gutbliss and one of today's preeminent gastroenterologists distills the latest research on the microbiome into a practical program for boosting overall health"--

Jul 2, 2015
The meaning of the library - a cultural history by

The meaning of the library - a cultural history

Jul 3, 2015
The meaning of Jesus - two visions by Borg, Marcus J.

The meaning of Jesus - two visions

Jun 30, 2015
The MD factor diet - a physician's proven diet for metabolism correction and healthy weight loss by Cederquist, Caroline J.

The MD factor diet - a physician's proven diet for metabolism correction and healthy weight loss

"Are you finding that weight is easy to gain and hard to lose? It's not your fault! Up to 50 percent of Americans suffer from a metabolism dysfunction called the MD Factor, and most don't even know it. The breakthrough concepts in The MD Factor Diet isolate metabolism dysfunction as the reason why millions of Americans cannot succeed in losing weight. Over the course of your lifetime, changes occur in your body's chemistry that can reverse your ability to lose weight. The MD Factor Action Plan

Jul 2, 2015
The Mayo Clinic handbook for happiness - a 4-step plan for resilient living by Sood, Amit, author.

The Mayo Clinic handbook for happiness - a 4-step plan for resilient living

"Offers a straightforward plan anyone can implement across 10 weeks. Combining groundbreaking insights from neuroscience and psychology, and wisdom from philosophy and spirituality, Dr. Sood reveals how to reduce everyday anxiety and find greater fulfillment in life."--Back cover.

Jun 30, 2015
The making of Asian America - a history by Lee, Erika.

The making of Asian America - a history

"The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in

Jul 2, 2015
The lost art of walking - the history, science, philosophy, and literature of pedestrianism by Nicholson, Geoff, 1953- author.

The lost art of walking - the history, science, philosophy, and literature of pedestrianism

From the Publisher: A fascinating, definitive, and very personal rumination on the history, science, philosophy, art, and literature of walking, by a skilled cultural commentator. Geoff Nicholson, author of Bleeding London and Sex Collectors, turns his eye to the intellectual and cultural history of that most common of activities-walking. This simple, omnipresent activity has inspired numerous subcultures, literary and artistic legacies, sporting events, personal memories, epic journeys, mystica

Jul 1, 2015
The local economy solution - how innovative, self-financing "pollinator" enterprises can grow jobs and prosperity by Shuman, Michael, author.

The local economy solution - how innovative, self-financing "pollinator" enterprises can grow jobs and prosperity

"Reinventing economic development as if small business mattered. In cities and towns across the nation, economic development is at a crossroads. A growing body of evidence has proven that its current cornerstone--incentives to attract and retain large, globally mobile businesses--is a dead end. Even those programs that focus on local business, through buy-local initiatives, for example, depend on ongoing support from government or philanthropy. The entire practice of economic development has bec

Jun 30, 2015
The Liver Healing Diet - The MD's Nutritional Plan to Eliminate Toxins, Reverse Fatty Liver Disease and Promote Good Health by Lai, Michelle, Dr., M.D./ Kasaraneni, Asha R.

The Liver Healing Diet - The MD's Nutritional Plan to Eliminate Toxins, Reverse Fatty Liver Disease and Promote Good Health

Jul 2, 2015
The little coffee know-it-all - a miscellany for growing, roasting, and brewing, uncompromising and unapologetic by Steiman, Shawn.

The little coffee know-it-all - a miscellany for growing, roasting, and brewing, uncompromising and unapologetic

"In The Little Coffee Know-It-All, Shawn Steiman, Hawaii's own "Doctor Coffee," provides and advanced degree in all things coffee in a fun, playful but scientifically rigorous manner"--

Jul 2, 2015
The League of Regrettable Superheroes by Morris, Jon

The League of Regrettable Superheroes

Jul 2, 2015
The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion by Daugherty, Tracy.

The last love song - a biography of Joan Didion

"In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published about her life.Joan Didion lived a life in the public and private eye with her late husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, whom she met while the two were working in New York City when Didion was at Vogue and Dunne w

Jul 2, 2015
The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games by Kaplan, Ron, 1957-

The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games

"Having grown from 390 athletes from fourteen countries to nine thousand athletes from seventy-eight countries, the Maccabiah Games (or the “Jewish Olympics,” as it has come to be known) continue to gain popularity. The Maccabiah Games, which take place in Israel, first began in 1932, and the latest games took place in July of 2013, with the debut of participants from Cuba, Albania, and Nicaragua. Sports range from table tennis to ice hockey, basketball, chess, and much more. Past participants h

Jul 3, 2015
The Japanese House Reinvented by Jodidio, Philip

The Japanese House Reinvented

Jul 2, 2015
The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world by Gratch, Alon, author.

The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world

Jul 2, 2015