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Prince - the man and his music by Thorne, Matt, author.

Prince - the man and his music

Famously reticent, perverse, and controversial, Prince is one of the few remaining superstars of the 1980s who still, perhaps, remains an enigma. Now a firm fixture in the pop canon, where such classics as "Purple Rain," "Sign o' the Times," and "Parade" regularly feature in Best Ever Album polls, Prince is widely held to be the greatest musician of his generation. His live performances are legendary and his influence on music|across pop, indie rock, hip hop, and R&B|has never been more evident.

May 20, 2016
Product Management for Dummies by Consumer Dummies (COR)

Product Management for Dummies

May 21, 2016
Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp) by Raichlen, Steven, author.

Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp)

"Describes Raichlen's seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including choose your smoker, source your fuel, [and] know when your food is done. There's an in-depth rundown on various smokers; the essential brines, rubs, marinades, and barbecue sauces; ... a complete exposition of woods; and ways to smoke--cold smoking, hot smoking, smoke-roasting and smoke-braising"--

May 26, 2016
Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp) by Raichlen, Steven, author.

Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp)

"Project Smoke is the How to Grill of smoking, both a complete step-by-step guide to mastering the gear and techniques and a collection of 100 explosively flavorful recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts. Project Smoke describes Raichlen's seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including: 1. Choose Your Smoker; 4. Source Your Fuel; 7. Know When Your Food Is Done. There's an in-depth rundown on various smokers; the essential brines,rubs, marinades, and barbecue sauces; and

May 21, 2016
PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review. by

PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review.

Provides strategies for tackling the critical reading, math, and writing sections of the PSAT; offers practice tests with detailed answers; and contains review resources including a word list, word families, and math concepts.

May 25, 2016
Pure soapmaking - how to create nourishing, natural skin care soaps by Faiola, Anne-Marie, author.

Pure soapmaking - how to create nourishing, natural skin care soaps

"Learn to make beautiful, nourishing soaps -- it's fun, and your skin will thank you! Moisturize with shea butter, exfoliate with crushed walnut shells, and soothe itchy skin with oatmeal. More than 30 expertly formulated recipes take advantage of the beneficial properties in many natural ingredients, "--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2016
Quantitative Medicine - Complete Guide to Getting Well, Staying Well, Avoiding Disease, Slowing Aging by Nichols, Mike, M.D./ Davis, Charles, Ph.D.

Quantitative Medicine - Complete Guide to Getting Well, Staying Well, Avoiding Disease, Slowing Aging

May 21, 2016
Queerspawn in Love by Kaiser, Kellen Anne

Queerspawn in Love

May 21, 2016
Reading and writing cancer - how words heal by Gubar, Susan, 1944- author.

Reading and writing cancer - how words heal

"Elaborating upon her “Living with Cancer” column in the New York Times, Susan Gubar helps patients, caregivers, and the specialists who seek to serve them. In a book both enlightening and practical, she describes how the activities of reading and writing can right some of cancer’s wrongs. To stimulate the writing process, she proposes specific exercises, prompts, and models. In discussions of the diary of Fanny Burney, the stories of Leo Tolstoy and Alice Munro, numerous memoirs, novels,

May 26, 2016
Real visitors, voices from beyond, and parallel dimensions by Steiger, Brad, author.

Real visitors, voices from beyond, and parallel dimensions

May 20, 2016
Recipes from many kitchens - celebrated local food artisans share their signature dishes by Rice, Valentina, author.

Recipes from many kitchens - celebrated local food artisans share their signature dishes

"Valentina Rice has scoured the country to find the most talented producers making the most innovative food. These renowned artisans share their signature recipes for this wholly original and accessible cookbook. This collection of over 80 recipes will see you through every occasion, from a decadent French Breakfast to an exotic Indian Feast. Learn to make the fluffiest of scones from a master baker or the creamiest of croquetas from Spanish aristocracy. Valentina introduces you to this talented

May 23, 2016
Red - passion and patience in the desert by Williams, Terry Tempest.

Red - passion and patience in the desert

A collection of poems, essays, and journal entries in which the author writes about her attachment to the Redrock Wilderness area of Utah and the urgent need for citizens and lawmakers to be actively involved in preserving it.

May 26, 2016
Reports from the Zen wars - a memoir by Antinoff, Steve, author.

Reports from the Zen wars - a memoir

May 26, 2016
Righteous carnage - the List murders by Benford, Timothy B.

Righteous carnage - the List murders

May 26, 2016
Righteous carnage- the list murders in Westfield by Benford, Timothy

Righteous carnage- the list murders in Westfield

May 20, 2016
Rittenhouse writers - reflections on a fiction workshop, with ten stories from the Rittenhouse Writers' Group by Rahn, James, author.

Rittenhouse writers - reflections on a fiction workshop, with ten stories from the Rittenhouse Writers' Group

"James Rahn has led the Rittenhouse Writers' Group since he founded it in 1988, making it one of America's longest-running independent fiction workshops. Hundreds of writers and would-be writers have sought out the group for its remarkable level of instruction and collaboration. Rittenhouse Writers is Rahn's memoir of the workshop and how his own evolution as both a teacher and a writer-has been intertwined with the establishment and growth of the RWG. In addition, Rahn includes ten short storie

May 26, 2016
Rittenhouse writers - reflections on a fiction workshop, with ten stories from the Rittenhouse Writers' Group by Rahn, James, author.

Rittenhouse writers - reflections on a fiction workshop, with ten stories from the Rittenhouse Writers' Group

"James Rahn has led the Rittenhouse Writers' Group since he founded it in 1988, making it one of America's longest-running independent fiction workshops. Hundreds of writers and would-be writers have sought out the group for its remarkable level of instruction and collaboration. Rittenhouse Writers is Rahn's memoir of the workshop and how his own evolution as both a teacher and a writer-has been intertwined with the establishment and growth of the RWG. In addition, Rahn includes ten short storie

May 21, 2016
Roar - How to Match Your Food and Fitness to Your Unique Female Physiology for Optimum Performance, Great Health, and a Strong, Lean Body for Life by Sims, Stacy/ Yeager, Selene

Roar - How to Match Your Food and Fitness to Your Unique Female Physiology for Optimum Performance, Great Health, and a Strong, Lean Body for Life

May 21, 2016
Robert's rules for dummies. by Jennings, C. Alan.

Robert's rules for dummies.

You can get the most out of your meetings by following Robert's Rules, but knowing where to begin can be overshelming. This hands-on guide demystifies the rules of parliamentary procedure in clear, simple language and shows you how to keep meetings organized, efficient, and on track! Stop wasting time and start getting results.

May 23, 2016
Rogue justice - the making of the security state by Greenberg, Karen J., author.

Rogue justice - the making of the security state

"The definitive account of how America's War on Terror sparked a decade-long assault on the rule of law, weakening our courts and our Constitution in the name of national security. The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the Attorney General with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States. From that day forward, the Bush administration turned to the Department of Justice to give its imprimatur to activities that had previously been unthinkable--from the NSA's spying on US

May 26, 2016