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The couple's guide to financial compatibility - avoid fights about spending and saving--and build a happy and secure future together by Motske, Jeff.

The couple's guide to financial compatibility - avoid fights about spending and saving--and build a happy and secure future together

"Couples often talk about their compatibility in terms of common interests or values, but few consider their views on dual-income homes, taxes, saving, spending, and debt. Disagreements about money inevitably end up putting a huge strain on a relationship. By talking openly and often about their finances, however, partners can avoid conflict and unpleasant surprises in the future. Certified financial planner Jeff Motske now shares tips--for example, set a monthly financial date night--and key qu

May 20, 2015
The Dairy Goat Handbook - For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm by Starbard, Ann

The Dairy Goat Handbook - For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm

May 26, 2015
The death of punishment - searching for justice among the worst of the worst by Blecker, Robert, author.

The death of punishment - searching for justice among the worst of the worst

Based on decades of interviews with death row inmates and guards around the country, an expert on the death penalty offers a plan for making the punishment more closely fit the crime.

May 26, 2015
The debt escape plan - how to free yourself from credit card balances, boost your credit score, and live debt-free by Harzog, Beverly Blair.

The debt escape plan - how to free yourself from credit card balances, boost your credit score, and live debt-free

May 26, 2015
The deluxe food lover's companion by Herbst, Ron, author.

The deluxe food lover's companion

Offers more than seven thousand alphabetical entries providing information on all aspects of cooking and dining, including food preparation methods, cooking utensils, serving suggestions, ingredients, wines, and meat cuts.

May 26, 2015
The digital doctor - hope, hype, and harm at the dawn of medicine's computer age by Wachter, Robert M., author.

The digital doctor - hope, hype, and harm at the dawn of medicine's computer age

For the past few decades, technology has been touted as the cure for all of healthcare's ills, yet medicine stubbornly resisted computerization-- until now. Thanks largely to billions of dollars in federal incentives, healthcare has finally gone digital. Wachter examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age, and shows how technology is changing care at the bedside. He questions whether government intervention has been useful or destructive-- and does so with clarity, insight, humor, and co

May 26, 2015
The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre by Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928- author.

The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre

The author shares stories from her life and advice on learning to find enjoyment in life while dealing with tragedy, loss, challenges, and successes that inevitably occur.

May 26, 2015
The dollar code - get out of debt with one number by Hastie, Jason.

The dollar code - get out of debt with one number

May 20, 2015
The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo by Sánchez, Juan Reinaldo, 1949- author.

The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo

A former member of the innermost circle of the dictator describes Castro's personal life and his huge fortune as well as the horrors and tragedies he witnessed, including his ultimate imprisonment and torture before escaping Cuba.

May 26, 2015
The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world by Bourne, Joel K., Jr.

The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world

May 26, 2015
The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering by Brain, Marshall

The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering

May 26, 2015
The essentials of classic Italian cooking by Hazan, Marcella.

The essentials of classic Italian cooking

May 21, 2015
The eventual millionaire - how anyone can be an entrepreneur and successfully grow their startup by Tardy, Jaime.

The eventual millionaire - how anyone can be an entrepreneur and successfully grow their startup

Become a millionaire by learning from millionaires An Eventual Millionaire is someone who knows they will be a millionaire, eventually. But they want to do it on their own terms--with an enjoyable life and an enjoyable business. Eventual Millionaires are everywhere, from the airplane pilot looking to start his own business for more freedom and money to a student looking to start her life on the right foot to a successful business owner needing inspiration and wondering how to take her business t

May 20, 2015
The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University by Goode, James M.

The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University

"The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House and a contemporary print of old Potomac River steamboats. Other unique pieces include early designs for the White House, the Capitol, and the Washington Monument as well as presid

May 26, 2015
The family calendar cookbook - from birthdays to bake sales, good food to carry you through the year by Banfield, Kelsey, author.

The family calendar cookbook - from birthdays to bake sales, good food to carry you through the year

Offers no-fuss recipes for every occasion throughout the year, including bake sales, weeknight dinners, holiday meals, school events, potlucks, and celebrations, with presentation ideas and family craft projects.

May 26, 2015
The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic by Hopper, Jessica

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

May 26, 2015
The fly trap by Sjöberg, Fredrik, author.

The fly trap

May 26, 2015
The Gettysburg Address - perspectives on Lincoln's greatest speech by

The Gettysburg Address - perspectives on Lincoln's greatest speech

It remains without question the most memorable and memorized speech in American history. In 272 words, spoken on November 19, 1863, among the freshly dug graves of the Union dead at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Abraham Lincoln evoked and distilled the profound significance of the terrible war in which the nation was engaged. This volume aims to place Lincoln's words in their full context. Edited by the country's leading scholars, including Sean Wilentz, Craig L. Symonds, and Harold Holzer, it ap

May 20, 2015
The global bakery - amazing cakes from the world's kitchens by Weston, Anna (Baker), author.

The global bakery - amazing cakes from the world's kitchens

May 22, 2015
The globalization of inequality by Bourguignon, François, author.

The globalization of inequality

May 20, 2015