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Not fade away - a memoir of senses lost and found by Alexander, Rebecca (Psychotherapist)

Not fade away - a memoir of senses lost and found

"The inspiring memoir of a young woman who is slowly losing her sight and hearing yet continues to live each day with grace and purpose. Thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Alexander is a psychotherapist, a spin instructor, a volunteer, and an athlete. She is also almost completely blind, with significantly deteriorated hearing. Not Fade Away is a deeply moving exploration of the obstacles we all face-physical, psychological, and philosophical. Like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Rebecca's story is

Sep 15, 2014
North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland by Gíslason, Gunnar Karl.

North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland

Sep 15, 2014
Microsoft office for ipad - an essential guide to Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive by Negrino, Tom, author.

Microsoft office for ipad - an essential guide to Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive

Sep 15, 2014
Makers of modern Asia by

Makers of modern Asia

Sep 15, 2014
The little book of yoga by Isaacs, Nora.

The little book of yoga

Sep 15, 2014
The Roosevelts - an intimate history by Ward, Geoffrey C.

The Roosevelts - an intimate history

An extraordinarily vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation--the tie-in volume to the PBS documentary to air in the fall of 2014.

Sep 15, 2014
Lincoln's Gamble - The Tumultuous Six Months That Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War. by Brewster, Todd.

Lincoln's Gamble - The Tumultuous Six Months That Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War.

A brilliant, authoritative, and riveting account of the most critical six months in Abraham Lincoln's presidency, when he penned the Emancipation Proclamation and changed the course of the Civil War.

Sep 15, 2014
The other talk- a guide to talking with your adult children about the rest of your life by Prosch, Timothy.

The other talk- a guide to talking with your adult children about the rest of your life

The Other Talk gives you the tools to develop a strong partnership with your kids to plan for the rest of your life. Who will manage your finances and how will you budget for unknown needs? Where can your children find important documents they will need to help? Where will you live if you need assistance? What type of medical treatments do you want--and not want--and who will advocate for your needs?

Sep 15, 2014
Seventeen ultimate guide to college - everything you need to know to walk onto campus and own it! by Shoket, Ann, 1972- author.

Seventeen ultimate guide to college - everything you need to know to walk onto campus and own it!

After the excitement of prom and high-school graduation festivities, young women begin to focus on the next big milestone; starting college. Filled with tips and stories from real students, Seventeen Ultimate Guide to College reveals everything a girl needs to know to feel confident on campus and make the next years her best yet. It contains insider secrets she won't learn from her high school guidance counselor or a college information packet, including: How to bond with your roomie; Navigating

Sep 15, 2014
Soldier of change - from the closet to the forefront of the gay rights movement by Snyder-Hill, Stephen.

Soldier of change - from the closet to the forefront of the gay rights movement

Sep 15, 2014
The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed--in your world by Kluger, Jeffrey.

The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed--in your world

"A lively and perceptive exploration of narcissism that examines its causes, the science and psychology at its core, and the opportunities and challenges it presents to those who suffer from it (and those who contend with it in others)"--

Sep 15, 2014
A path to life's fullness - a new perspective on the teachings of Jesus by Costa, Manuel J.

A path to life's fullness - a new perspective on the teachings of Jesus

Sep 15, 2014
Off the sidelines - raise your voice, change the world by Gillibrand, Kirsten, 1966-

Off the sidelines - raise your voice, change the world

Sep 15, 2014
Prince Harry - brother, soldier, son by Junor, Penny.

Prince Harry - brother, soldier, son

Offers an insider's look at the life of the man who is fourth in line to Britain's throne.

Sep 15, 2014
A return to love - reflections on the principles of a Course in miracles by Williamson, Marianne, 1952-

A return to love - reflections on the principles of a Course in miracles

"Williamson reveals how we each can become a miracle worker by accepting God and by the expression of love in our daily lives. Whether psychic pain is in the area of relationships, career, or health, she shows us how love is a potent force, the key to inner peace, and how by practicing love we can make our own lives more fulfilling while creating a more peaceful and loving world for our children."--From publisher description.

Sep 15, 2014
Raising resilient children - fostering strength, hope, and optimism in your child by Brooks, Robert B.

Raising resilient children - fostering strength, hope, and optimism in your child

Discusses the importance of fostering the qualities of resilience in children, and offers specific ideas and strategies designed to help parents raise strong, hopeful, optimistic children.

Sep 15, 2014
The small BIG - small changes that spark BIG influence by Martin, Steve J.

The small BIG - small changes that spark BIG influence

Argues that small changes can have big influential effects and identifies more than fifty of these changes in successful business case studies.

Sep 15, 2014
Such good girls - the journey of the Holocaust's hidden child survivors by Rosen, Richard Dean, 1949-

Such good girls - the journey of the  Holocaust's hidden child survivors

"The real-life puzzle of what happened to the generation of Jewish children who survived the Holocaust in hiding, Edgar Award-winning mystery novelist R. D. Rosen tells this silent, forgotten generation's story through the lives of three girls hidden in three different countries--among the less than 10 percent of Jewish children in Europe to survive World War II--who went on to lead remarkable lives in New York City"--

Sep 15, 2014
Soar - how boys learn, succeed, and develop character by Banks, David C.

Soar - how boys learn, succeed, and develop character

"In the spirit of "Waiting for Superman," a respected educator --whose advice has been solicited from the likes of Hillary Clinton, Cory Booker, and beyond-- presents a plan for educating the country's most educationally endangered group -- young men of color"--

Sep 15, 2014
So we read on - how The Great Gatsby came to be and why it endures by Corrigan, Maureen, author.

So we read on - how The Great Gatsby came to be and why it endures

"The "Fresh Air" book critic investigates the enduring power of The Great Gatsby -- "The Great American Novel we all think we've read, but really haven't." Conceived nearly a century ago by a man who died believing himself a failure, it's now a revered classic and a rite of passage in the reading lives of millions. But how well do we really know The Great Gatsby? As Maureen Corrigan, Gatsby lover extraordinaire, points out, while Fitzgerald's masterpiece may be one of the most popular novels in

Sep 15, 2014