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Why I wake early - new poems by Oliver, Mary, 1935-

Why I wake early - new poems

Features forty new poems that continue to express the poet's fascination and love affair with the natural world.

Jul 6, 2015
Who built that - awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs by Malkin, Michelle.

Who built that - awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs

Conservative journalist Malkin provides an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting little-known "tinkerpreneurs" who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good. Learn how Paul Revere became America's first tech titan, how famous patent holders Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain championed the nation's unique system of intellectual property rights, and more.

Jul 1, 2015
Whitney & Bobbi Kristina - the deadly price of fame by Halperin, Ian, author.

Whitney & Bobbi Kristina - the deadly price of fame

Investigative journalist Ian Halperin tells the tragic story of Whitney Houston, exploring the devastating , self-destructive secrets that plagued the singer and led Whitney--and later her daughter--down a dark and dangerous road.

Jun 30, 2015
Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption by Chung, Vinh, 1975-

Where the wind leads - a refugee family's miraculous story of loss, rescue, and redemption

A family's journey from pre-war Vietnam, through pirate attacks in the open sea, to a new home in Fort Smith, Arkansas, where poverty and discrimination could not prevent the author from graduating from Harvard Medical School.

Jul 3, 2015
What's your story? - true experiences from complete strangers by Doman, Brandon, author.

What's your story? - true experiences from complete strangers

"In 2009, Brandon Doman, who has always been curious about the people with whom we share our world, sat at a local coffeehouse and decided to ask passersby a simple question: "What's your story?" Providing only paper and pens, Doman created an exploratory space that instantly intrigued people to share their stories anonymously. Now, more than 10,000 stories later, the Strangers Project has become a momentous movement, engaging strangers of all ages and backgrounds to reflect, rejoice, heal, and

Jul 6, 2015
What would Buddha say? - 1,501 right-speech teachings for communicating mindfully by Kipfer, Barbara Ann, author.

What would Buddha say? - 1,501 right-speech teachings for communicating mindfully

Shares hundreds of mindfulness communication techniques based on the Buddhist concept of the role of "right speech" in shaping relationships, character, and personal well-being.

Jul 6, 2015
Weekend wonder detox - quick cleanses to strengthen your body and enhance your beauty by Cook, Michelle Schoffro.

Weekend wonder detox - quick cleanses to strengthen your body and enhance your beauty

" Detoxify! Cleanse! Avoid processed foods! Detox regimens have never been more popular. But they're not always easy or completely healthy. In fact, many are arduous, lengthy, costly, and minimally effective. Now, natural health and wellness expert Michelle Schoffro Cook offers a new approach to purifying your body. In Dr. Cook's quiz, she helps you pinpoint which areas of your health and body need attention. Then she offers targeted two-day tune-up plans. Sample spa-like weekend itineraries inc

Jul 6, 2015
Web Design - Start Here - Master the Fundamentals of Website Design and Explore the Infinite Potential of Html, Html5, CSS and CSS3 by Mischook, Stefan

Web Design - Start Here - Master the Fundamentals of Website Design and Explore the Infinite Potential of Html, Html5, CSS and CSS3

Jul 2, 2015
Wealth, Poverty and Politics - An International Perspective by Sowell, Thomas

Wealth, Poverty and Politics - An International Perspective

Jul 6, 2015
Walking With the Wind - A Memoir of the Movement by Lewis, John/ D'Orso, Michael (CON)

Walking With the Wind - A Memoir of the Movement

Jul 6, 2015
Walking New Orleans - 30 tours exploring historic neighborhoods, waterfront districts, culinary and music corridors, and recreational wonderlands by Bronston, Barri, 1958- author.

Walking New Orleans - 30 tours exploring historic neighborhoods, waterfront districts, culinary and music corridors, and recreational wonderlands

"In Walking New Orleans, lifelong resident and writer Barri Bronston shares her love of her hometown through 30 self-guided tours that range from majestic St. Charles Avenue and funky Magazine Street to Bywater and Faubourg Marigny, two of the city's hippest neighborhoods. Within each tour, she offers tips on where to eat, drink, dance, and play, for in addition to all the history, culture, and charm tha New Orleans has to offer--and there's plenty--the Crescent City provides tourists and local

Jul 3, 2015
Wabi-sabi art workshop - mixed media techniques for embracing imperfection and celebrating happy accidents by Barton, Serena.

Wabi-sabi art workshop - mixed media techniques for embracing imperfection and celebrating happy accidents

Presents artistic ideas and instructions for such mixed media techniques as sponging, incising, layering, staining, and attaching embellishments that can be used to create original compositions in the Wabi-Sabi style.

Jul 6, 2015
Visual Basic 2015 Unleashed by Del Sole, Alessandro

Visual Basic 2015 Unleashed

Jul 2, 2015
Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails - 52 Rediscovered Recipes by Haigh, Ted

Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails - 52 Rediscovered Recipes

Jul 6, 2015
Vintage Knits for Babies - More Than 30 Patterns for Timeless Clothes and Toys (0-18 Months) by Taylor, Rita/ Wreford, Polly (PHT)

Vintage Knits for Babies - More Than 30 Patterns for Timeless Clothes and Toys (0-18 Months)

Jul 2, 2015
Vigilance - My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City by Kelly, Ray

Vigilance - My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City

Jul 2, 2015
Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos handbook by Lloyd, David W., author.

Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos handbook

Jul 6, 2015
Victorian House Manual - Care and Repair for This Popular House Type by Rock, Ian Alistair/ MacMillan, Ian

Victorian House Manual - Care and Repair for This Popular House Type

Jul 2, 2015
Vendetta - Bobby Kennedy versus Jimmy Hoffa by Neff, James, author.

Vendetta - Bobby Kennedy versus Jimmy Hoffa

In a book based on newly released documents, the author sheds a new light on the historic battle between U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa during the Senate Rackets Committee hearings and beyond during 1957 to 1964.

Jul 6, 2015
Understanding mental disorders - your guide to DSM-5 by

Understanding mental disorders - your guide to DSM-5

Jun 30, 2015