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A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden by Bloomfield, April, author.

A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden

Apr 26, 2015
The gene therapy plan - taking control of your genetic destiny with diet and lifestyle by Gaynor, Mitchell L., 1956- author.

The gene therapy plan - taking control of your genetic destiny with diet and lifestyle

"From a renowned oncologist and pioneer in integrative medicine, a breakthrough in treating and preventing disease by altering our genetic blueprint. What if the food we eat could target not only diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer but the effects of aging? What if our diets could affect every aspect of our health by controlling the expression of our genes? While modern medicine largely focuses on treating symptoms with prescription drugs, Dr. Gaynor's revolutionary approach goes straig

Apr 26, 2015
Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers by Sherman, Nancy, 1951-

Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers

Apr 26, 2015
Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company by Gardner, Ian, author

Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company

Apr 26, 2015
The bitch in your head - how to finally squash your inner critic by Plumez, Jacqueline Hornor.

The bitch in your head - how to finally squash your inner critic

"Dr. Plumez began to notice a pattern with her patients being too hard on themselves. She found that gentler approaches didn’t work, but when she told them they were being a bitch—to themselves!—they finally recognized their self-defeating attitude and how much it was weighing them down.With this book, Dr. Plumez can help you banish the bitch. It identifies the different types of “bitches”—work, marriage, parenting, and so on—and provides effective tools and techniques to combat the forms of sel

Apr 26, 2015
Cursed victory - Israel and the occupied territories - a history by Bregman, Ahron, author.

Cursed victory - Israel and the occupied territories - a history

In a move that would forever alter the map of the Middle East, Israel captured the West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula in 1967's brief but pivotal Six Day War. Cursed Victory is the first complete history of the war's troubled aftermath--a military occupation of the Palestinian territories that is now well into its fifth decade. Drawing on unprecedented access to high-level sources, top-secret memos and never-before-published letters, the book provides a gripping and unvarni

Apr 26, 2015
Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe by Chanin, Natalie, author.

Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe

This compendium takes the Alabama Chanin library to the next level, offering all the patterns from Chanin's first three books on a convenient CD, plus instructions and patterns for 12 new skirts, dresses, tops, and jackets, with illustrated guidelines for customizing the fit and style of each. Chanin teaches readers the ins and outs of refashioning shapes, raising and lowering necklines, taking in and letting out waistlines, and many more key forms of customization; she also provides guidelines

Apr 26, 2015
Hope - a memoir of survival in Cleveland by Berry, Amanda, 1986- author.

Hope - a memoir of survival in Cleveland

Two victims of an infamous Cleveland kidnapper share the story of their abductions, their decade in captivity and their dramatic escape.

Apr 26, 2015
How to handle discrimination and prejudice by Chambers, Catherine, 1954-

How to handle discrimination and prejudice

This title explores the difficult topics of discrimination and prejudice - issues that often encountered by kids, but that they don't always know how to handle. Written in a conversational tone, the book explores causes and effects of this type of behavior - including plenty of real-life examples - and offers appropriate advice and coping strategies for students.

Apr 26, 2015
Headscarves and hymens - why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution by Eltahawy, Mona, 1967- author.

Headscarves and hymens - why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution

"Drawing on her years as a campaigner and commentator on women's issues in the Middle East, [Eltahawy] explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic system that treats women in countries from Yemen and Saudi Arabia to Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya as second-class citizens ... Her book is a plea for outrage and action on their behalf,

Apr 26, 2015
How to handle low self-esteem by Coster, Patience.

How to handle low self-esteem

Apr 26, 2015
In Montmartre - Picasso, Matisse and modernism in Paris, 1900-1910 by Roe, Sue.

In Montmartre - Picasso, Matisse and modernism in Paris, 1900-1910

Apr 26, 2015
The hand on the mirror - a true story of life beyond death by Durham, Janis Heaphy, author.

The hand on the mirror - a true story of life beyond death

The author chronicles how--after intense paranormal activity in the wake of her husband's death--she launched into an investigative spiritual journey, interviewing scientists and spiritual practitioners along the way.

Apr 26, 2015
In the all-night café amemoir of Belle and Sebation's formative year by David, Stuart, author.

In the all-night café amemoir of Belle and Sebation's formative year

"Determined to make his living writing stories and songs, Stuart had spent several years scraping by on the dole in his small, industrial hometown. Then he had the fateful idea to learn bass guitar, and to head for Glasgow in search of likeminded artists. In the All-Night Café describes his fortuitous meeting with the group’s cofounder Stuart Murdoch in a course for unemployed musicians. It tells of their adventures in two early incarnations of Belle and Sebastian and culminates in the recording

Apr 26, 2015
The house of owls by Angell, Tony, author.

The house of owls

"For a quarter of a century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside the window of their forest home. The journals in which the author recorded his observations, and the captivating drawings he created, form the heart of this compelling book—a personal account of an artist-naturalist’s life with owls. Angell’s extensive illustrations show owls engaged in what owls do—hunting, courting, rais

Apr 26, 2015
Embroidery - techniques, projects, patterns, motifs by Elder, Karen.

Embroidery - techniques, projects, patterns, motifs

Apr 26, 2015
Dreamy quilts - 14 timeless projects to welcome you home by Nelson, Lydia Loretta, 1984-

Dreamy quilts - 14 timeless projects to welcome you home

Apr 26, 2015
Dreamland - the true tale of America's opiate epidemic by Quinones, Sam, 1958- author.

Dreamland - the true tale of America's opiate epidemic

Sam Quinones chronicles how, over the past 15 years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in a small county on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin-- the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate, 2 to 3 times purer than its white powder cousin-- to the veins of people across the United States.

Apr 26, 2015
The appetite solution - lose weight effortlessly and never be hungry again by Colella, Joseph.

The appetite solution - lose weight effortlessly and never be hungry again

Apr 26, 2015
The anthropocene - the human era and how it shapes our planet by Schwägerl, Christian.

The anthropocene - the human era and how it shapes our planet

Apr 26, 2015