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Train like a mother - how to get across any finish line --and not lose your family, job, or sanity by McDowell, Dimity. Train like a mother - how to get across any finish line --and not lose your family, job, or sanity

At its core, Train Like a Mother will comprehensively cover how to train for a race, including training plans for four race distances (5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon) for both beginner and more experienced runners; the importance of recovery; pre- and post-race nutrition; strength training; injury prevention (and rehab); and everything busy women need to know to add racing to their multitasking schedules. It is all presented with the same wit, empathy, and tone the avid fans connect and id

Sep 28, 2016
Tranny - confessions of punk rock's most infamous anarchist sellout by Grace, Laura Jane, 1980- author. Tranny - confessions of punk rock's most infamous anarchist sellout

The transgender advocate and lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me! describes her intensely personal struggles with identity and addiction through journal entries that date back to her childhood.

Sep 29, 2016
Turkey- the insane and the melancholy by Temelkuran, Ece, 1973- Turkey- the insane and the melancholy

Sep 29, 2016
Ultimate Star Wars by Barr, Patricia. Ultimate Star Wars

Become an expert on the Star Wars galaxy! This book is an in-depth visual feast exploring the characters and storylines from the Star Wars galaxy. This is a beautifully illustrated guide that is structured chronologically and packed full of information about key characters and storylines from the Star Wars movie saga, The Clone Wars, and Rebels. Ultimate Star Wars will get new and old fans caught up and knowledgeable on all things Star Wars.

Sep 29, 2016
Unholy alliance - Iran, Russia, and radical Islam's agenda for conquering the world by Sekulow, Jay, author. Unholy alliance - Iran, Russia, and radical Islam's agenda for conquering the world

Offers an examination of the forces of intolerant, radical Islam as a great danger to American liberty, as well as how the governments of Iran, Syria, and Russia continue to be serious threats to America and the world.

Sep 29, 2016
Unlikely friendships- dogs - 37 stories of canine compassion and courage by Holland, Jennifer S, author. Unlikely friendships- dogs - 37 stories of canine compassion and courage

"A heartwarming and inspirational book for the tens of millions of dog owners and dog lovers-and the newest addition to the phenomenal Unlikely Friendship series, a publishing program with three New York Times bestselling books and, with its bestselling calendars, nearly two million copies in print. Unlikely Friendships: Dogs brings together twenty-seven new stories of canine kindness and courage, plus a handful of classic tales involving dogs from Unlikely Friendships, Unlikely Loves, and Unlik

Sep 29, 2016
Urban forests - a natural history of trees in the American cityscape by Jonnes, Jill, 1952- author. Urban forests - a natural history of trees in the American cityscape

"Nature|s largest and longest-lived creations, trees play an extraordinarily important role in our cityscapes, living landmarks that define space, cool the air, soothe our psyches, and connect us to nature and our past. Today, four fifths of Americans live in or near cities, surrounded by millions of trees, urban forests containing hundreds of species. Despite the ubiquity and familiarity of those trees, most of us take them for granted and know little of their specific natural history or civic

Sep 29, 2016
Urban Knit Collection - 18 City-inspired Knitting Patterns for the Modern Wardrobe by Kunnecke, Kyle Urban Knit Collection - 18 City-inspired Knitting Patterns for the Modern Wardrobe

Sep 28, 2016
Urban knit collection - 18 city-inspired knitting patterns for the modern wardrobe by Kunnecke, Kyle. Urban knit collection - 18 city-inspired knitting patterns for the modern wardrobe

Sep 29, 2016
Variety - an illustrated history of the world from the most important magazine in Hollywood by Gray, Timothy M. Variety - an illustrated history of the world from the most important magazine in Hollywood

"Variety is not only a fascinating look at the history of entertainment as reported by the world's most highly-regarded commentator of show business news, it is also a history of American popular culture, and a record of the influence and confluence of art, life, and Hollywood. Illustrated with hundreds of front pages, articles, and new and archival photographs spanning Variety's more-than-century old archives, it includes personal anecdotes written exclusively for this book by a host of well-re

Sep 26, 2016
Vogue Knitting Shawls & Wraps 2 by Editors of Vogue Knitting Magazine (COR) Vogue Knitting Shawls & Wraps 2

Sep 29, 2016
Waffle Street- the confession and rehabiltation of a financier by Adams, James Waffle Street- the confession and rehabiltation of a financier

Sep 29, 2016
Wages of rebellion by Hedges, Chris. Wages of rebellion

"Revolutions come in waves and cycles. We are again riding the crest of a revolutionary epic, much like 1848 or 1917, from the Arab Spring to movements against austerity in Greece to the Occupy movement. In Wages of Rebellion, Chris Hedges--who has chronicled the malaise and sickness of a society in terminal moral decline in his books Empire of Illusion and Death of the Liberal Class--investigates what social and psychological factors cause revolution, rebellion, and resistance. Drawing on an am

Sep 29, 2016
Waiting for contact - the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. by Squeri, Lawrence Louis, 1942- Waiting for contact - the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

Sep 29, 2016
Weekend Wraps - 18 Quick Knit Cowls, Scarves & Shawls by Macdonald, Cecily Glowik/ Labarre, Melissa Weekend Wraps - 18 Quick Knit Cowls, Scarves & Shawls

Sep 29, 2016
What if this is heaven? - how our cultural myths prevent us from experiencing heaven on earth by Moorjani, Anita, 1959- author. What if this is heaven? - how our cultural myths prevent us from experiencing heaven on earth

"Following her near-death experience as shared in the New York Times bestseller Dying to Be Me, Anita Moorjani knows well the truths that exist beyond common knowledge and acceptance. The clarity she has gained has led her to further understand who she was born to be. Part of that truth has involved contemplating the cultural myths infused into our everyday lives. Passed down from generation to generation, these myths are pervasive and influential. From the belief we reap what we sow to the idea

Sep 23, 2016
When nobody was watching - my hard-fought journey to the top of the soccer world by Lloyd, Carli, 1982- author. When nobody was watching - my hard-fought journey to the top of the soccer world

"The celebrated star of the U.S. women's national soccer team chronicles her amazing journey to the top,"--NoveList.

Sep 29, 2016
When rivers burned - the Earth Day story by Brennan, Linda Crotta, author. When rivers burned - the Earth Day story

Presents a history of Earth Day, highlighting the people, events, and legislation responsible for changing attitudes about ecology.

Sep 29, 2016
Wild and precious life by Ziegler, Deborah, 1956- author. Wild and precious life

"Written by Deborah Ziegler, the mother of Brittany Maynard--a twenty-nine-year-old woman with a terminal brain tumor--this touching and beautiful memoir captures and celebrates her daughter's spirit and the mostly untold story of Brittany's last year oflife as she chose her right to die with dignity, a journey that inspired millions. On October 6, 2014, a video of my daughter, Brittany Maynard, was posted on YouTube. Brittany asked me to do the video with her, to support her. The first words m

Sep 29, 2016
Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth by Alexander, Jane, 1939- author. Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth

In Wild Things, Wild Places, Jane Alexander movingly, with a clear eye and a knowing, keen grasp of the issues and on what is being done in conservation and the worlds of science to help the planet's most endangered species to stay alive and thrive, writes of her steady and fervent immersion into the worlds of wildlife conservation, of her coming to know the scientists throughout the world--to her, the prophets in the wilderness--who are steeped in this work, of her travels with them--and on her

Sep 29, 2016