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Make up - your guide to beauty, style, and success--online and off by Phan, Michelle.

Make up - your guide to beauty, style, and success--online and off

Aug 22, 2014
Make it stick - the science of successful learning by Brown, Peter C.

Make it stick - the science of successful learning

Discusses the best methods of learning, describing how rereading and rote repetition are counterproductive and how such techniques as self-testing, spaced retrieval, and finding additional layers of information in new material can enhance learning.

Aug 22, 2014
Maeve's times - in her own words by Binchy, Maeve.

Maeve's times - in her own words

Collects the best of the author's essays from five decades of the "Irish Times" to reflect a changing culture as well as her observations on such topics as the royal wedding, waitressing, and boring airline companions.

Aug 22, 2014
Madness and memory - the discovery of prions--a new biological principle of disease by Prusiner, Stanley B., 1942- author.

Madness and memory - the discovery of prions--a new biological principle of disease

The author, a 1997 recipient of the Noble Prize in medicine, describes the years he spent researching and demonstrating how the infectious proteins known as prions were responsible for brain diseases and how his theory has now become widely accepted in the science establishment.

Aug 22, 2014
My body is a book of rules by Washuta, Elissa.

My body is a book of rules

Aug 22, 2014
My drunk kitchen - a guide to eating, drinking & going with your gut by Hart, Hannah, author.

My drunk kitchen - a guide to eating, drinking & going with your gut

Presents a collection of stories, drawings, drink recommendations, cooking tips, and recipes to make and enjoy between drinks.

Aug 22, 2014
My prairie cookbook - memories and frontier food from my little house to yours by Gilbert, Melissa, author.

My prairie cookbook - memories and frontier food from my little house to yours

The actress presents eighty traditional recipes inspired by the television show with comfort-food dishes for breakfasts, picnic lunches, and main courses, along with images from the drama and personal memories and anecdotes.

Aug 22, 2014
The myth of race - the troubling persistence of an unscientific idea by Sussman, Robert W., 1941-

The myth of race - the troubling persistence of an unscientific idea

Aug 22, 2014
Nature-speak - signs, omens and messages in nature by Andrews, Ted, 1952-

Nature-speak - signs, omens and messages in nature

Aug 22, 2014
The natural pregnancy book - your complete guide to a safe, organic pregnancy and childbirth with herbs, nutrition, and other holistic choices by Romm, Aviva Jill, author.

The natural pregnancy book - your complete guide to a safe, organic pregnancy and childbirth with herbs, nutrition, and other holistic choices

"Over the last two decades, The Natural Pregnancy Book has ushered thousands of women through happy and healthy pregnancies. Addressing women's health from conception to birth, Dr. Romm describes herbs that can promote and maintain a healthy pregnancy, and allays such familiar concerns as anxiety, fatigue, morning sickness, and stretch marks. She also discusses the components of a healthy diet, with an emphasis on natural foods. New to this edition is integrative health advice based on Dr. Romm'

Aug 22, 2014
Ocean - the definitive visual guide by

Ocean - the definitive visual guide

"This dramatic, thought-provoking, and all-encompassing visual guide reveals the power and majesty of the seas and oceans, which cover more than two-thirds of the earth's surface. Navigate the mysteries and marvels of the deep, using a combination of breathtaking photography and expertly researched text."--book jacket.

Aug 22, 2014
An Obama's journey - my odyssey of self-discovery across three cultures by Ndesandjo, Mark Obama.

An Obama's journey - my odyssey of self-discovery across three cultures

Aug 22, 2014
The novel - a biography by Schmidt, Michael, 1947-

The novel - a biography

Source other than Library of Congress.

Aug 22, 2014
The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death by Blastland, Michael.

The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death

"Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra link of breakfast sausage going to kill you? We've all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do those numbers actually mean in the real world? In The Norm Chronicles, journalist Michael Blastland and risk expert David Spiegelhalter answer these questions--and far more--in a commonsense (and wildly entertaining) guide to personal risk. Through the adventures of the perfectly average Norm, his

Aug 22, 2014
Non-dairy evolution cookbook- a modernist culinary approach to plant-based, dairy free foods by Conroy, Skye Michael

Non-dairy evolution cookbook- a modernist culinary approach to plant-based, dairy free foods

Aug 22, 2014
Nocturne - creatures of the night by Scott, Traer.

Nocturne - creatures of the night

Aug 22, 2014
New Brazilian House by Bradbury, Dominic/ Powers, Richard (PHT)

New Brazilian House

Aug 22, 2014
Never can say goodbye - writers on their unshakable love for New York by Botton, Sari (EDT)

Never can say goodbye - writers on their unshakable love for New York

"From the editor of the celebrated anthology Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York, comes a new collection of original essays on what keeps writers tethered to New York City. The "charming" (The New York Times) first anthology Goodbye to All That--inspired by Joan Didion's classic essay about loving and leaving Manhattan--chronicled the difficulties and disappointments inherent in loving New York, while Never Can Say Goodbye is a celebration of the city that never sleeps,

Aug 22, 2014
Old Age - Journey into Simplicity by Luke, Helen M./ Moore, Thomas (FRW)/ Mowat, Barbara A. (INT)

Old Age - Journey into Simplicity

Aug 22, 2014
On his own terms - a life of Nelson Rockefeller by Smith, Richard Norton, 1953- author.

On his own terms - a life of Nelson Rockefeller

Offers a sweeping portrait of one of the twentieth century's most significant politicians, businessmen, and philanthropists, discussing his four terms as governor of New York, two years as Gerald Ford's vice-president, and relationships with other politicians.

Aug 22, 2014