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The keeper - a life of saving goals and achieving them by Howard, Tim, 1979-

The keeper - a life of saving goals and achieving them

In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges he has faced, and the enduring faith that has sustained him. In The Keeper, the man who electrified the world with his amazing performance in Brazil does something he would never do on a soccer field: he drops his guard. As fiercely protective ab

Dec 21, 2014
The joy of spiritual living - simple steps to your best self by Rose, Frank, 1927-

The joy of spiritual living - simple steps to your best self

Dec 19, 2014
The Jesus Code - Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels by Gibson, David/ McKinley, Michael

The Jesus Code - Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels

Dec 21, 2014
The Jesus and Mary Chain - barbed wire kisses by Howe, Zoë.

The Jesus and Mary Chain - barbed wire kisses

Dec 21, 2014
The Italian Americans - a history by Laurino, Maria, author.

The Italian Americans - a history

Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the complicated, centuries-long story of the true Italian-American experience. Looking beyond the familiar caricatures fostered by popular culture, she tells the stories of Sicilian workers imported to replace the labor of freed slaves, the grim realities from which most immigrants came, the lynchings of Italian Americans, and the first uses of the word "mafia." Laurino shows how Italian Americans dominated the fishing industry in San F

Dec 21, 2014
The Internet for Dummies by Levine, John R./ Young, Margaret Levine

The Internet for Dummies

Dec 16, 2014
The inspired wedding - seven handcrafted themes for your big day by Arendoski, Emma.

The inspired wedding - seven handcrafted themes for your big day

Dec 19, 2014
The hundred-year marathon - China's secret strategy to replace America as the global superpower by Pillsbury, Michael.

The hundred-year marathon - China's secret strategy to replace America as the global superpower

"For more than forty years, the United States has reached out to China, helping it develop a booming economy and take its place on the world stage, in the belief that there is little to fear--and everything to gain--from China's rise. But what if the Chinese have had a different plan all along? The Hundred-Year Marathon reveals China's secret strategy to supplant the United States as the world's dominant power, and to do so by 2049, the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the People's R

Dec 19, 2014
The Home Reference to Holistic Health & Healing - Easy-to-Use Natural Remedies, Herbs, Flower Essences, Essential Oils, Supplements, and Therapeutic Practices for Health, Happiness, and Well-Being by Mars, Brigitte/ Fiedler, Chrystle/ Gladstar, Rosemary (

The Home Reference to Holistic Health & Healing - Easy-to-Use Natural Remedies, Herbs, Flower Essences, Essential Oils, Supplements, and Therapeutic Practices for Health, Happiness, and Well-Being

Dec 21, 2014
The Hobbit, the battle of the five armies - chronicles - art & design by Falconer, Daniel, author.

The Hobbit, the battle of the five armies - chronicles - art & design

"A stunning look at the creative process behind The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies--the third and final installment of one of the world's biggest motion picture franchises from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson. Working closely with the film's production staff, the award-winning team at WETA brings together more than 240 pages of spectacular four-color visuals, including hundreds of images of concept artwork, photographs, development paintings, and more created by the artists

Dec 21, 2014
The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - visual companion by Fisher, Jude, author.

The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - visual companion

A visual companion to "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" film follows the conclusion to the quest of Thorin Oakensshield's Company to reclaim the kingdom of Erebor, with character profiles and notes on key Middle-Earth locations.

Dec 21, 2014
The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - official movie guide by Sibley, Brian, author.

The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - official movie guide

Provides a behind-the-scenes look at the cast, crew, creatures, costumes, and special effects featured in the final film of the The Hobbit trilogy directed by Peter Jackson and starring Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, and Billy Connolly.

Dec 21, 2014
The high-conflict custody battle - protect yourself & your kids from a toxic divorce, false accusations & parental alienation by Baker, Amy J. L, author.

The high-conflict custody battle - protect yourself & your kids from a toxic divorce, false accusations & parental alienation

"In The High-Conflict Custody Battle, a team of legal and psychology experts present a practical guidebook for people like you who are engaged in a high-conflict custody battle. If you are dealing with an overtly hostile, inflammatory, deceitful, or manipulative ex-spouse, you will learn how to find and work with an attorney and prepare for a custody evaluation. The book also provides helpful tips you can use to defend yourself against false accusations, and gives a realistic portrayal of what t

Dec 19, 2014
The hidden agenda of the political mind - how self-interest shapes our opinions and why we won't admit it by Weeden, Jason, 1969-

The hidden agenda of the political mind - how self-interest shapes our opinions and why we won't admit it

"When it comes to politics, we often perceive our own beliefs as fair and socially beneficial, while seeing opposing views as merely self-serving. But in fact most political views are governed by self-interest, even if we usually don't realize it. Challenging our fiercely held notions about what motivates us politically, this book explores how self-interest divides the public on a host of hot-button issues, from abortion and the legalization of marijuana to same-sex marriage, immigration, affirm

Dec 19, 2014
The healthy mind cookbook - big-flavor recipes to enhance brain function, mood, memory, and mental clarity by Katz, Rebecca.

The healthy mind cookbook - big-flavor recipes to enhance brain function, mood, memory, and mental clarity

"A collection of more than 120 recipes formulated to optimize brain health, boost memory, improve mood, sharpen the central nervous system, and more. Between digital overload, sleep deprivation, and the stress of modern life, most people's brains are constantly in flight-or-fight mode, with levels of cortisol and other hormones and neurotransmitters out of whack. Brain conditions ranging from childhood ADHD and adult depression to memory impairment are on the rise, and medications for brain con

Dec 21, 2014
The handy investing answer book by Tucci, Paul A., 1962-

The handy investing answer book

Explains the basics of investing, offers simple investment strategies, investigates common pitfalls, and traces the history of investing.

Dec 19, 2014
The Haight - love, rock, and revolution - the photography of Jim Marshall by Marshall, Jim, 1936-2010.

The Haight - love, rock, and revolution - the photography of Jim Marshall

Dec 21, 2014
The greatest knight - the remarkable life of William Marshal, the power behind five English thrones by Asbridge, Thomas S., author.

The greatest knight - the remarkable life of William Marshal, the power behind five English thrones

The story of the largely forgotten William Marshal Pembroke of the English medieval period, who, "as a five-year-old boy ... was sentenced to execution and led to the gallows, yet this landless younger son survived his brush with death, and went on to train as a medieval knight. Against all odds, [he] rose through the ranks--serving at the right hand of five English monarchs--to become a celebrated tournament champion, a baron and politician and, ultimately, regent of the realm"--Amazon.com.

Dec 21, 2014
The grand paradox - the messiness of life, the mystery of God, and the necessity of faith by Wytsma, Ken.

The grand paradox - the messiness of life, the mystery of God, and the necessity of faith

Dec 19, 2014
The good sleeper - the essential guide to sleep for your baby--and you by Kennedy, Janet Krone.

The good sleeper - the essential guide to sleep for your baby--and you

"Cry it out or co-sleep? Bassinet or swing? White noise machine or Bach? How many hours anyway? For something so important, there's too much conflicting information about how best to get your baby to sleep through the night and nap successfully during the day. This book is a straightforward, no-nonsense answer to one of the biggest challenges new parents face when they welcome a brand new baby home. This book is written for exhausted parents, giving them immediate access to the information they

Dec 16, 2014