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Deskbound - standing up to a sitting world by Starrett, Kelly, author.

Deskbound - standing up to a sitting world

As recent studies show that too much sitting can wreak havoc on your health, a physical therapist and best-selling author provide creative solutions for reducing the amount of time sitting and strategies for the workplace and school that will improve productivity and overall health.

May 23, 2016
Fundamental analysis for dummies by Krantz, Matt, author.

Fundamental analysis for dummies

May 23, 2016
The great acceleration - how the world is getting faster, faster by Colvile, Robert, author.

The great acceleration - how the world is getting faster, faster

Colvile inspects the various ways in which the pace of life in our society is increasing and examines the evolutionary science behind our need for constant acceleration, as well as why it's unlikely we'll be able to slow down--or even want to.

May 23, 2016
The ketogenic and modified Atkins diets - treatments for epilepsy and other disorders by Kossoff, Eric, author.

The ketogenic and modified Atkins diets - treatments for epilepsy and other disorders

May 23, 2016
Jason Vale's 5-2 juice diet - the perfect weight loss & health management plan. by Vale, Jason, author.

Jason Vale's 5-2 juice diet - the perfect weight loss & health management plan.

Jason Vale - the world's number one name in juicing - brings you his final "juice diet plan" ever - the 5:2 Juice Diet. By taking 5:2 beyond simple calorie counting and combining the science behind it with some incredible, nutrient-rich and delicious juice recipes, Jason Vale's 5:2 Juice Diet revolutionizes 5:2 and takes the potential health benefits to another level. Jason believes that where you get your calories from on your "fasting" days and the rest of the week does matter. In this book, y

May 23, 2016
Drive! - Henry Ford, George Selden, and the race to invent the auto age by Goldstone, Lawrence, 1947- author.

Drive! - Henry Ford, George Selden, and the race to invent the auto age

"From the acclaimed author of Birdmen comes a revelatory new history of the birth of the automobile, an illuminating and entertaining true tale of invention, competition, and the visionaries, hustlers, and swindlers who came together to transform the world. In 1900, the Automobile Club of America sponsored the nation's first car show in New York's Madison Square Garden. The event was a spectacular success, attracting seventy exhibitors and nearly fifty thousand visitors. Among the spectators was

May 23, 2016
The basic writings of Bertrand Russell by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.

The basic writings of Bertrand Russell

An anthology of essays written by British philosopher Bertrand Russell between 1903 and 1959, including his thoughts on language, epistemology, metaphysics, politics, education, and other topics.

May 23, 2016
Lesson Plan - an agenda for change in American higher education by Bowen, William G., author.

Lesson Plan - an agenda for change in American higher education

American higher education faces some serious problems--but they are not the ones most people think. In this brief and accessible book, two leading experts show that many so-called crises--from the idea that typical students are drowning in debt to the belief that tuition increases are being driven by administrative bloat--are exaggerated or simply false. At the same time, many real problems--from the high dropout rate to inefficient faculty staffing--have received far too little attention. In re

May 23, 2016
Blood red snow - the memoirs of a German soldier on the Eastern Front by Koschorrek, Günter K., 1923-

Blood red snow - the memoirs of a German soldier on the Eastern Front

May 23, 2016
Mental health information for teens - health tips about mental wellness and mental illness, including facts about recognizing and treating mood, anxiety, personality, psychotic, behavioral, impulse control, and addiction disorders by

Mental health information for teens - health tips about mental wellness and mental illness, including facts about recognizing and treating mood, anxiety, personality, psychotic, behavioral, impulse control, and addiction disorders

"Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness. Includes a further reading list, a directory of crisis helplines and related organizations, and an index"--

May 23, 2016
Lean in 15 - [15-minute meals and workouts to keep you lean and healthy] by Wicks, Joe, author.

Lean in 15 - [15-minute meals and workouts to keep you lean and healthy]

"Discover how to SHIFT your body fat and get the lean physique of your dreams by eating better and exercising less in this essential cookbook and exercise guide ... that combines 100 delicious recipes and signature HIIT (high intensity interval training) home workouts from personal trainer and Instagram sensation @thebodycoach, Joe Wicks."--Amazon.com.

May 23, 2016
Cooking with chia for dummies by Rogers, Barrie, author.

Cooking with chia for dummies

Shares over one hundred recipes for every meal of the day that incorporate the nutrient-dense chia seed, and discusses its nutritional benefits, disease-fighting powers, and versatility in cooking.

May 24, 2016
The 100 most influential musicians of all time by

The 100 most influential musicians of all time

Chronologically arranged entries profile one hundred of the world's most influential musicians from medieval times through the twentieth century.

May 24, 2016
Loving the little years - motherhood in the trenches by Jankovic, Rachel.

Loving the little years - motherhood in the trenches

"I didn't write this book because mothering little ones is easy for me. I wrote it because it isn't. I know that this is a hard job, because I am right here in the middle of it. I know you need encouragement because I do too. This is not a tender reminiscence from someone who had children so long ago that she only remembers the sweet parts. At the time of writing this, I have three children in diapers, and I can recognize the sound of hundreds of toothpicks being dumped out in the hall. This is

May 24, 2016
Vaccine epidemic - how corporate greed, biased science, and coercive government threaten our human rights, our health, and our children by

Vaccine epidemic - how corporate greed, biased science, and coercive government threaten our human rights, our health, and our children

Argues that vaccines are dangerous and that government mandates violate individual rights, shares stories of people injured by vaccinations, and suggests ways to reform the current American health-care system.

May 24, 2016
Krakatoa - the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883 by Winchester, Simon.

Krakatoa - the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883

In August 1883, a catastrophic volcanic eruption off the coast of Java was followed by a tsunami that killed nearly 40,000 people. The author brings new perspective to this iconic event, showing how it marked a change in East-West relations.

May 24, 2016
Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self by Walker, Rebecca, 1969 November 17-

Black, white, and Jewish - autobiography of a shifting self

The story of a child's unique struggle for identity and home when nothing in her world told her who she was or where she belonged. Poetic reflections on memory, time, and identity punctuate this gritty exploration of race and sexuality.

May 24, 2016
Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude by Lofren, Diane Gage.

Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude

May 24, 2016
Owls - our most charming bird by Sewell, Matt.

Owls - our most charming bird

An illustrated guide to 50 of the world's owl species combines pop-up watercolors with lively, irreverent descriptions celebrating the unique characters of tiny elf owls, huge Eurasian eagle owls, elegant horned owls and other examples. --Publisher.

May 25, 2016
Night sky with exit wounds by Vuong, Ocean, 1988- author.

Night sky with exit wounds

May 25, 2016