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Meditation by Burk, Domyo Sater, author.

Meditation

"Meditation enables you to relax, rejuvenate, and reconnect your mind, body, and soul. Covering a variety of types of meditations, each with practices and exercises to deepen your practice, this helpful guide leads you on the path to improved health and well-being,"--page [4] of cover.

Feb 12, 2016
Postcapitalism - a guide to our future by Mason, Paul, 1960-

Postcapitalism - a guide to our future

"In the tradition of No Logo and Empire, Postcapitalism is a sharply polemical but deeply analytical and historically informed account of the transition from capitalism to a new economic order"--

Feb 12, 2016
Top 10 Barcelona 2016 by Sorensen, Annelise, author

Top 10 Barcelona 2016

Feb 12, 2016
The brain's way of healing - remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity by Doidge, Norman, author.

The brain's way of healing - remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity

Overview: In his groundbreaking work The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge introduced readers to neuroplasticity-the brain's ability to change its own structure and function in response to activity and mental experience. Now his revolutionary new book shows how the amazing process of neuro-plastic healing really works. The Brain's Way of Healing describes natural, noninvasive avenues into the brain provided by the energy around us-in light, sound, vibration, and movement-that can awake

Feb 12, 2016
Bio-young - get younger at a cellular and hormonal level by Dillon, Roxy, author.

Bio-young - get younger at a cellular and hormonal level

"From a certified nutritionist and scientist, a groundbreaking, easy to follow, all-natural anti-aging program using vitamins, natural oils, and many common foods that will help you look and feel younger"--

Feb 12, 2016
Better living through criticism - how to think about art, pleasure, beauty, and truth by Scott, A. O., 1966- author.

Better living through criticism - how to think about art, pleasure, beauty, and truth

"The New York Times film critic shows why we need criticism now more than ever. Few could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott shows in Better Living Through Criticism is that we are, in fact, all critics: because critical thinking informs almost every aspect of artistic creation, of civil action, of interpersonal life. With penetrating insight and warm humor, Scott shows that while individual critics-- himself included-- can make mistakes and find flaws where

Feb 12, 2016
Complete guide to a healthy dog - everything you need to know to raise a healthy dog by Adamson, Eve, author.

Complete guide to a healthy dog - everything you need to know to raise a healthy dog

Feb 12, 2016
10 granny squares, 30 blankets - color schemes, layouts, and edge finishes for 30 unique looks by Hubert, Margaret, author.

10 granny squares, 30 blankets - color schemes, layouts, and edge finishes for 30 unique looks

"The granny square is the perfect foundation for countless projects and is unparalleled for its portability, versatility, and endless variety. Using only 10 granny squares selected from The Granny Square Book and Granny Square Flowers, Margaret Hubert shows how you can crochet 30 completely different blankets. Each square is used three times with different yarns, color schemes, motif arrangements, and edge finishes."--

Feb 12, 2016
The American Kennel Club's meet the dachshund - the responsible dog owner's handbook. by

The American Kennel Club's meet the dachshund - the responsible dog owner's handbook.

Feb 12, 2016
The bee-friendly garden - design an abundant, flower-filled yard that nurtures bees and supports biodiversity by Frey, Kate, 1960- author.

The bee-friendly garden - design an abundant, flower-filled yard that nurtures bees and supports biodiversity

"For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helps you create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees,"--Amazon.com.

Feb 12, 2016
The battle for Room 314 - my year of hope and despair in a New York City high school by Boland, Ed, author.

The battle for Room 314 - my year of hope and despair in a New York City high school

"In the tradition of the classic Up The Down Staircase comes an unforgettable book about a year inside a troubled New York City school. In a fit of idealism, Ed Boland left a twenty-year career as a non-profit executive to teach in a tough New York City public high school. But his hopes quickly collided headlong with the appalling reality of his students' lives and a hobbled education system unable to help them: Jay runs a drug ring for his incarcerated brother; Nee-cole is homeschooled on the s

Feb 12, 2016
The age of stagnation - why perpetual growth is unattainable and the global economy is in peril by Das, Satyajit, author.

The age of stagnation - why perpetual growth is unattainable and the global economy is in peril

"The global economy is entering an era of protracted stagnation, similar to what Japan has experienced for over a decade. That is the message of this brilliant and controversial summary of our current economic predicament from an internationally respected consultant and commentator on financial markets, who predicted the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The author challenges the assumption that growth can be perpetual and questions the ability of political leaders to enact the tough structural c

Feb 12, 2016
Dr. Lani's no-nonsense bone health guide - the truth about density testing, osteoporosis drugs, and building bone quality at any age by Simpson, Lani, author.

Dr. Lani's no-nonsense bone health guide - the truth about density testing, osteoporosis drugs, and building bone quality at any age

"Part whistle-blower book, part bone health bible, [this item] exposes [what the author sees as] the shocking difficulty involved in getting an accurate bone density reading and the serious risks of long term use of the most recent osteoporosis medications ... Simpson, both a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Clinical Densitometrist, cuts through the confusion and inaccuracies surrounding osteoporosis to explain her whole-body approach to bone health, which includes discussions of digestive

Feb 12, 2016
Every song ever - twenty ways to listen in an age of musical plenty by Ratliff, Ben.

Every song ever - twenty ways to listen in an age of musical plenty

What does it mean to listen in the digital era? Today, new technologies make it possible to roam instantly and experimentally across musical languages and generations, from Detroit techno to jam bands to baroque opera--or to dive deeper into the set of tastes that we already have. Either way, we can listen to nearly anything, at any time. The possibilities in this new age of listening overturn old assumptions about what it means to properly appreciate music--to be an "educated" listener. Here, v

Feb 12, 2016
21 seconds to change your world - finding God's healing and abundance through prayer by Rutland, Mark, author.

21 seconds to change your world - finding God's healing and abundance through prayer

Feb 12, 2016
100 perfect hair days - step-by-steps for pretty waves, braids, curls, buns, and more! by Strebe, Jenny, author.

100 perfect hair days - step-by-steps for pretty waves, braids, curls, buns, and more!

"Loose waves, chic low ponies, natural curls, elegant updos, classic braids, and more! Learn 100 fabulous looks with this essential beauty guide from seasoned hairstylist Jenny Strebe. Step-by-step illustrations and inspiring fashion photographs make it easy to replicate professional-level styles at home. Plus, learn to troubleshoot problem hair and find the best products and tips for your hair type for flawless results. From vintage Gatsby Waves to the edgy braided Faux Hawk, pretty Flower Bun,

Feb 12, 2016
Brown is the new white - how the demographic revolution has created a new American majority by Phillips, Steve, 1964- author.

Brown is the new white - how the demographic revolution has created a new American majority

Feb 12, 2016
Boston terrier by Lehman, Patricia F., 1955-

Boston terrier

The Boston Terrier is a versatile dog who thrives as both a family lapdog and active competitor in several canine sports. Loving and loyal, small and compact, the Boston is the perfect size to snuggle under the covers and also accompany his family on their daily excursions. All newly authored text explains how the Boston can be trained to do almost anything, from performing cute tricks to excelling in obedience training and performance sports.

Feb 12, 2016
Backyard winter gardening - vegetables fresh and simple, in any climate, without artificial heat or electricity, the way it's been done for 2,000 years by Warnock, Caleb (Caleb J.), 1973- author.

Backyard winter gardening - vegetables fresh and simple, in any climate, without artificial heat or electricity, the way it's been done for 2,000 years

Misconceptions about winter gardening are everywhere: that it's too difficult, slow, or even impossible. But long before the convenience of grocery stores, people in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries used fresh, all-natural winter gardening to keep fruits and vegetables on the table even during the coldest months of the year. Feeding your family fresh food from your own backyard garden all winter long is far easier and less time-consuming that you might imagine. An you won't find better-tas

Feb 12, 2016
The art and craft of tea - an enthusiast's guide to selecting, brewing, and serving exquisite tea by Uhl, Joseph, author.

The art and craft of tea - an enthusiast's guide to selecting, brewing, and serving exquisite tea

"Let Joseph Wesley Uhl be your guide to the entire world of tea; from peeks into tea production around the world to brewing your own blends at home."Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher." -- Chinese Proverb.As one of the most consumed beverages in the world, a cup of tea is a common shared experience across cultures and traditions. Companies and consumers alike are reawakening to the benefits of high-quality, unprocessed, natural beverages, and tea is a perfect o

Feb 12, 2016