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Here, bullet by Turner, Brian, 1967-

Here, bullet

A collection of poems by Brian Turner that were inspired by his experiences as a soldier.

Feb 12, 2016
The Mafia hit man's daughter by Scarpa, Linda, author.

The Mafia hit man's daughter

"Gregory Scarpa, Sr. was a stone-cold killer in the Colombo crime family, but to Linda, he was also a loving, devoted father. She reveals what it was like to grow up in the violent world of the mob and to come to grips with the truth about her father and the devastation he wrought"--

Feb 12, 2016
The only game in town - central banks, instability, and avoiding the next collapse by El-Erian, Mohamed A., 1958- author.

The only game in town - central banks, instability, and avoiding the next collapse

"Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, one of the world's most influential economic thinkers and the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of When Markets Collide, has written a roadmap to what lies ahead and the decisions we must make now to stave off the next global economic and financial crisis. Our current economic path is coming to an end. The signposts are all around us: sluggish growth, rising inequality, stubbornly high pockets of unemployment, and jittery financial markets, to na

Feb 12, 2016
My time with the Kings - a reporter's recollections of Martin, Coretta and the civil rights movement by Johnson, Kathryn, 1929- author.

My time with the Kings - a reporter's recollections of Martin, Coretta and the civil rights movement

"Let Kathryn in," said Coretta Scott King to authorities. Three simple words that provided Kathryn Johnson, a reporter for The Associated Press's Atlanta bureau, unprecedented access to the grieving widow in the days following her husband's death. Johnson was on her way to a movie date when word came from Memphis that Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated. She immediately headed for the King home where, despite resistance from authorities on the scene, she was the only reporter allowed in

Feb 12, 2016
Spellcasting beyond the basics - the next steps to better magic by Furie, Michael, 1978-

Spellcasting beyond the basics - the next steps to better magic

Feb 12, 2016
Breakthrough - the making of America's first woman president by Cohen, Nancy L., author.

Breakthrough - the making of America's first woman president

"From Hollywood to the halls of Congress, a lively conversation about women's leadership, equal pay, and family-work balance is underway. On the cusp of a historic breakthrough--the potential election of America's first woman president--Nancy L. Cohen takes us inside the world of America's women political leaders. Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews with women governors and senators from both parties, experts, political operatives, and a diverse array of voters, Breakthrough paints an int

Feb 12, 2016
Shade it black - death and after in Iraq by Goodell, Jess.

Shade it black - death and after in Iraq

A memoir from a soldier who volunteered to serve with the Marines' first declared Mortuary Attachment in Iraq's Al Anbar province in 2004, which was responsible for doing "what had to be done but that no one wanted to know about": they "processed" the bodies of U.S. and other soldiers killed in combat, so that they could be identified and returned to their families.

Feb 12, 2016
Approaching Ali - a reclamation in three acts by Miller, Davis, author.

Approaching Ali - a reclamation in three acts

"The single most intimate look at Muhammad Ali's life after boxing, told through the story of an unexpected friendship, "--

Feb 12, 2016
Agents of empire - knights, corsairs, Jesuits and spies in the sixteenth-century Mediterranean world by Malcolm, Noel, author.

Agents of empire - knights, corsairs, Jesuits and spies in the sixteenth-century Mediterranean world

Feb 12, 2016
Bestial - the savage trail of a true American monster by Schechter, Harold.

Bestial - the savage trail of a true American monster

Biography of a serial murderer whose spree began in 1926 and whose range included both the United States and Canada.

Feb 12, 2016
Blacksmithing techniques - the basics explained step by step, complete with 10 projects. by Ares, Jos Antonio.

Blacksmithing techniques - the basics explained step by step, complete with 10 projects.

Feb 12, 2016
The complete guide to sushi & sashimi - includes 625 step-by-step photographs by Elliot, Jeffrey, author.

The complete guide to sushi & sashimi - includes 625 step-by-step photographs

These easy-to-follow recipes come from two of the leading experts in North America, who explain everything there is to know about sushi and knives. Sushi isn't tricky to make so long as you have the right utensils and instructions, and have the patience to get acquainted with the various techniques. All it takes is some practice and in no time at all, you'll be making sumptuous sushi that will wow family and friends.

Feb 12, 2016
Every last tie - the story of the Unabomber and his family by Kaczynski, David, 1949- author.

Every last tie - the story of the Unabomber and his family

In August 1995 David Kaczynski's wife Linda asked him a difficult question: "Do you think your brother Ted is the Unabomber?" He couldn't be, David thought. But as the couple pored over the Unabomber's seventy-eight-page manifesto, David couldn't rule out the possibility. It slowly became clear to them that Ted was likely responsible for mailing the seventeen bombs that killed three people and injured many more. Wanting to prevent further violence, David made the agonizing decision to turn his b

Feb 12, 2016
Dear Elizabeth - a play in letters from Elizabeth Bishop to Robert Lowell and back again by Ruhl, Sarah, 1974-

Dear Elizabeth - a play in letters from Elizabeth Bishop to Robert Lowell and back again

"A moving, innovative play based on one of the greatest correspondences in literary history From 1947 to 1977, Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop exchanged more than four hundred letters. Cataloging the composition of their poems, their travel and daily routines, the pyrotechnics of their romantic relationships, and the profound affection they had for each other, these letters are the most intimate record of both poets and one of the greatest correspondences in American letters. Sarah Ruhl is on

Feb 12, 2016
The First Congress - how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government by Bordewich, Fergus M., author.

The First Congress - how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government

"The First Congress was the most important in US history says prizewinning author and historian Fergus Bordewich, because it established how our government would actually function. Had it failed--as many at the time feared it would--it's possible that the United States as we know it would not exist today,"--NoveList.

Feb 12, 2016
Hearing God - developing a conversational relationship with God by Willard, Dallas, 1935-2013.

Hearing God - developing a conversational relationship with God

"God spoke to me." "The Spirit spoke to my heart." "God revealed the idea to me." Being close to God means communicating with him -- telling him what is on our hearts in prayer and hearing and understanding what he is saying to us. It is this second half of our conversation with God that is so important but that can also be so difficult. How do we hear his voice? How can we be sure that what we think we hear is not our own subconscious? What role does the Bible play? What if what God says to us

Feb 12, 2016
Great tide rising - toward clarity & moral courage in a time of climate change by Moore, Kathleen Dean, author.

Great tide rising - toward clarity & moral courage in a time of climate change

"Even as seas rise against the shores, another great tide is beginning to rise - a tide of outrage against the pillage of the planet, a tide of commitment to justice and human rights, a swelling affirmation of moral responsibility to the future and to Earth's fullness of life. Philosopher and nature essayist Kathleen Dean Moore takes on the essential questions: Why is it wrong to wreck the world? What is our obligation to the future? What is the transformative power of moral resolve? How can cle

Feb 12, 2016
Mosquito - poems by Lemon, Alex.

Mosquito - poems

Arranged in four parts, a cycle of poems explores the journey of serious illness and recovery.

Feb 12, 2016
My name is Mahtob by Mahmoody, Mahtob.

My name is Mahtob

The author tells the story of her and her mother's escape from an abusive, fanatical Iranian father when she was six, as well as how she lived her subsequent life under the shadow of fear of her menacing father, and eventually was healed by her faith in God.

Feb 12, 2016
Quilt giving - 19 simple quilt patterns to make and give by Fisher, Deborah, 1970- author.

Quilt giving - 19 simple quilt patterns to make and give

Feb 12, 2016