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Lincoln's autocrat - the life of Edwin Stanton by Marvel, William.

Lincoln's autocrat - the life of Edwin Stanton

Apr 17, 2015
Little house off the grid - our family's journey to self-sufficiency by Mather, Michelle, 1960-, author.

Little house off the grid - our family's journey to self-sufficiency

Like so many other city-dwellers, Cam and Michelle Mather longed for a simpler, quieter life in the country. When they found a century-old farmhouse on 150 acres of land that was in their price range, they jumped at the chance to make their move. The fact that the home was "off-grid" with no power or telephone lines connecting it to the outside world seemed like a bonus! Twelve years later their life in the country is not quite as simple as they had envisioned, but it is peaceful. There were mor

Apr 21, 2015
Lose weight here - the metabolic secret to target stubborn fat and fix your problem areas by Teta, Jade, author.

Lose weight here - the metabolic secret to target stubborn fat and fix your problem areas

"One of the most common disappointments among dieters is their failure to lose weight where they want to lose it. They are often left with the same shape they struggled so hard to change. Lose Weight Here shows readers that "spot reduction" is possible and how they can lose weight quickly in all the right places."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2015
Lost and Found in Johannesburg, a memoir by Gevisser, Mark, author.

Lost and Found in Johannesburg, a memoir

"An inner life of Johannesburg that turns on the author's fascination with maps, boundaries, and transgressions This singular memoir begins with a transgression--the invasion of a private home in Johannesburg. But it is far more than the story of a theft. Lost and Found in Johannesburg is a luminous exploration of place, one in which the author's and the reader's assumptions are constantly being tested. As a child growing up in apartheid South Africa, Mark Gevisser was obsessed with maps--and wi

Apr 20, 2015
Love your job - the new rules of career happiness by Hannon, Kerry.

Love your job - the new rules of career happiness

Apr 21, 2015
Lyme disease - why it's spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it by Barbour, Alan G., 1946-

Lyme disease - why it's spreading, how it makes you sick, and what to do about it

Apr 17, 2015
Madness in civilization - a cultural history of insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the madhouse to modern medicine by Scull, Andrew, 1946- author.

Madness in civilization - a cultural history of insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the madhouse to modern medicine

"The loss of reason, a sense of alienation from the commonsense world we all like to imagine we inhabit, the shattering emotional turmoil that seizes hold and won't let go--these are some of the traits we associate with madness. Today, mental disturbance is most commonly viewed through a medical lens, but societies have also sought to make sense of it through religion or the supernatural, or by constructing psychological or social explanations in an effort to tame the demons of unreason. Madness

Apr 16, 2015
Make your mark - the creative's guide to building a business with impact by

Make your mark - the creative's guide to building a business with impact

Apr 15, 2015
Makery Sewing - Over 300 Projects for the Home, to Wear and to Give by Smith, Kate

Makery Sewing - Over 300 Projects for the Home, to Wear and to Give

Apr 17, 2015
Making JFK Matter - Popular Memory and the Thirty-fifth President by Cruz, Paul H. Santa

Making JFK Matter - Popular Memory and the Thirty-fifth President

Apr 21, 2015
Managing Depression With Mindfulness for Dummies by Gebka, Robert

Managing Depression With Mindfulness for Dummies

Apr 17, 2015
Manchu princess, Japanese spy - the story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the cross-dressing spy who commanded her own Army by Birnbaum, Phyllis.

Manchu princess, Japanese spy - the story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the cross-dressing spy who commanded her own Army

Apr 17, 2015
Master the GRE, 2015 by

Master the GRE, 2015

Apr 21, 2015
Materially crafted - a DIY primer for the design-obsessed by Hudgins, Victoria, author.

Materially crafted - a DIY primer for the design-obsessed

Presents basic and unintimidating techniques for using the most popular crafting materials, including fabric, concrete, paint, clay, thread, and wax to create over thirty projects.

Apr 17, 2015
Measure for Measure - An Anthology of Poetic Meters by Finch, Annie (EDT)/ Oliver, Alexandra (EDT)

Measure for Measure - An Anthology of Poetic Meters

Apr 21, 2015
Meb for mortals - how to run, think and eat like champion marathoner by Keflezighi, Meb, author.

Meb for mortals - how to run, think and eat like champion marathoner

Apr 20, 2015
Meet me in Venice - a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West by Ma, Suzanne, author.

Meet me in Venice - a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West

When Ye Pei dreamed of Venice as a girl, she imagined a magical floating city of canals and gondola rides. And she imagined her mother, successful in her new life and eager to embrace the daughter she had never forgotten. But when Ye Pei arrives in Italy, she learns her mother works on a farm far from the city. Her only connection, a mean-spirited Chinese auntie, puts Ye Pei to work in a small-town cafe´. Rather than giving up and returning to China, a determined Ye Pei takes on a grueling sched

Apr 15, 2015
Men of war - the American soldier in combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima by Rose, Alexander.

Men of war - the American soldier in combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima

Apr 17, 2015
Michelin Must Sees Vancouver by Michelin Travel Publications (COR)

Michelin Must Sees Vancouver

Apr 17, 2015
Midnight's furies - the deadly legacy of India's partition by Hajari, Nisid, author.

Midnight's furies - the deadly legacy of India's partition

Apr 17, 2015