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Quantum mechanics by Powell, John L. (John Leonard), 1919- author.

Quantum mechanics

"Suitable for advanced undergraduates, this thorough text explores the origins of quantum theory and foundations of wave mechanics as well as wave packets and the uncertainty principle, the Schro¨dinger equation, and one-dimensional problems. Additional topics include operators and eigenfunctions, scattering theory, matrix mechanics, angular momentum and spin, perturbation theory, and identical particles"--

Jul 27, 2015
The Pine Tar Game - the Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and baseball's most absurd and entertaining controversy by Bondy, Filip.

The Pine Tar Game - the Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and baseball's most absurd and entertaining controversy

Jul 27, 2015
Sex outside the lines - authentic sexuality in a sexually dysfunctional culture by Donaghue, Chris.

Sex outside the lines - authentic sexuality in a sexually dysfunctional culture

"Is Your Sex Life "Normal"? Boy meets girl. The connection is electric. They fall in love, marry and have amazing sex. Soon there are children, and then grandchildren. They grow old, loving one another for the rest of their lives. What's wrong with this picture? Absolutely nothing, if you are one of the relatively small group of people whose lives work out this way. What's wrong is that we've defined this as "normal," which makes most of us "abnormal." In Sex Outside the Lines, Dr. Chris Donaghu

Jul 27, 2015
Selp-helf by Sings, Miranda, author.

Selp-helf

"Over six million social media fans can't be wrong: Miranda Sings is one of the funniest faces on YouTube. As a bumbling, ironically talentless, self-absorbed personality (a young Gilda Radner, if you will), she offers up a vlog of helpful advice every week on her widely popular YouTube channel. For the first time ever, Miranda is putting her advice to paper in this easy-to-follow guide, illustrated by Miranda herself. In it, you'll find instructions on everything: how to get a boyfriend (wear a

Jul 27, 2015
How we'll live on Mars by Petranek, Stephen L., author.

How we'll live on Mars

"It sounds like science fiction, but Stephen Petranek considers it fact: Within twenty years, humans will live on Mars. We'll need to. In this sweeping, provocative book that mixes business, science, and human reporting, Petranek makes the case that living on Mars is an essential back-up plan for humanity and explains in fascinating detail just how it will happen. The race is on. Private companies, driven by iconoclastic entrepreneurs, such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Paul Allen, and Sir Richard B

Jul 27, 2015
First in his class - the biography of Bill Clinton by Maraniss, David.

First in his class - the biography of Bill Clinton

Includes material on Clinton's youth and ends "with his 1991 announcement that he would run" for President.

Jul 27, 2015
Sicily - an island at the crossroads of history by Norwich, John Julius, 1929-

Sicily - an island at the crossroads of history

Jul 27, 2015
The happiness industry - how the government and big business sold us well-being by Davies, William, 1976- author.

The happiness industry - how the government and big business sold us well-being

Jul 27, 2015
Half yard Christmas - easy sewing projects using left-over pieces of fabric by Shore, Debbie (Writer on sewing), author.

Half yard Christmas - easy sewing projects using left-over pieces of fabric

Are you craving a crafty, creative Christmas? Let Debbie Shore show you how to create all the accessories you'll need in the latest addition to her best-selling Half Yard series. Featuring six themed chapters-- rustic, traditional, contemporary, monochrome, Scandinavian and kids--there's something for everyone: you can select your favourite Christmas style or mix and match throughout your home. With over 30 simple, stylish projects requiring only half yards of fabric, this book will have you fee

Jul 27, 2015
Green hills of Africa - the Hemingway Library edition by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961, author.

Green hills of Africa - the Hemingway Library edition

Jul 27, 2015
Head first Android development - [a brain-friendly guide] by Griffiths, Dawn, author.

Head first Android development - [a brain-friendly guide]

"If you have an idea for a killer Android app, this book will help you build your first working application in a jiffy. You'll learn hands-on how to structure your app, design interfaces, create a database, make your app work on various smartphones and tablets, and much more. It's like having an experienced Android developer sitting right next to you! All you need is some Java know-how to get started"--Back cover.

Jul 27, 2015
Sharpie® art workshop - techniques & ideas for transforming your world by Goodman, Timothy, author.

Sharpie® art workshop - techniques & ideas for transforming your world

In "Sharpie Art Workshop, " designer, artist, and art director Timothy Goodman explores Sharpie writing products, the materials and supplies that can be used to enhance or modify them, and the range of creative techniques and effects that can be achieved. Through a series of examples and exercises, Goodman demonstrates how to make different kinds of marks, patterns, and images on a variety of surfaces. Inspiring works by noted artists from all over the world who use Sharpie in interesting and in

Jul 27, 2015
Lessons from Tara - life advice from the world's most brilliant dog by Rosenfelt, David, author.

Lessons from Tara - life advice from the world's most brilliant dog

"Rosenfelt's latest work of nonfiction has a slightly misleading title; although Tara, the author's first dog, takes center stage, other dogs--a handful of the hundreds the author and his wife have taken in over the years--do make some appearances. The book's theme is pretty straightforward: here are some of the things I've learned about myself through my dogs. Grieving after Tara's death, for example, allowed Rosenfelt to open up a more emotional side of himself; other dogs have shown him how t

Jul 27, 2015
Disarming the narcissist - surviving & thriving with the self-absorbed by Behary, Wendy T.

Disarming the narcissist - surviving & thriving with the self-absorbed

Narcissistic people are frustrating (and sometime intimidating) to deal with. This book offers effective strategies for dealing effectively with someone who is at the center of his or her own universe.

Jul 27, 2015
David Bellamy's mountains & moorlands in watercolour by Bellamy, David, 1943-

David Bellamy's mountains & moorlands in watercolour

Jul 27, 2015
Creating a website - the missing manual by MacDonald, Matthew, author.

Creating a website - the missing manual

"You can easily create a professional-looking website with nothing more than an ordinary computer and some raw ambition. Want to build a blog, sell products, create forums, or promote an event? No problem! This friendly, jargon-free book gives you the techniques, tools, and advice you need to build a site and get it up on the Web. The important stuff you need to know: Master the basics. Learn HTML5, the language of the Web ; Design good-looking pages. Use styles to build polished layouts ; Get

Jul 27, 2015
Chicken & other birds - from the perfect roast chicken to Asian-style duck breasts by Gayler, Paul, author.

Chicken & other birds - from the perfect roast chicken to Asian-style duck breasts

Chicken and other types of poultry are versatile, readily available, reasonably priced, and packed full of protein, essential nutrients and vitamins. They are also the number one choice for anyone who is watching their fat and calorie intake but doesnt want to give up meat. This book brings together over 100 main course dishes that employ the whole range of cooking techniques, and that use the ubiquitous chicken as well as all the less well known birds such as turkey, goose, duck, guinea fowl, p

Jul 27, 2015
Called for life - how loving our neighbor led us into the heart of the ebola epidemic by Brantly, Kent, author.

Called for life - how loving our neighbor led us into the heart of the ebola epidemic

The story of Dr. Kent and Amber Brantly's call to serve their neighbors, as well as Kent's fight for life against Ebola, and Amber's struggle to support him from half a world away. Dr. Brantly reminds readers of the risk, honor, and joy to be known when God and others are served without reservation.

Jul 27, 2015
'74 and sunny by Benza, A. J., author.

'74 and sunny

Jul 27, 2015
Access to Asia - your multicultural guide to building trust, inspiring respect, and creating long-lasting business relationships by Schweitzer, Sharon, 1961- author.

Access to Asia - your multicultural guide to building trust, inspiring respect, and creating long-lasting business relationships

Jul 27, 2015