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Journeys out of the body by Monroe, Robert A.

Journeys out of the body

Jan 28, 2015
Meister Eckhart - a mystic-warrior for our times by Fox, Matthew, 1940-

Meister Eckhart - a mystic-warrior for our times

"A priest, scholar, and popularizer of Western mysticism explores Meister Eckhart's wide influence and radical teachings--his ecumenical thinking; advocacy for social, economic, and gender justice; teachings about ecology; and championing of artistic creativity. Includes metaphorical meetings between Eckhart and the Dalai Lama, Thomas Merton, and others"--

Jan 28, 2015
The lean muscle diet - a customized nutrition and workout plan - eat the foods you love to build the body you want and keep it for life! by Schuler, Lou, author.

The lean muscle diet - a customized nutrition and workout plan - eat the foods you love to build the body you want and keep it for life!

"Research shows that although people can lose 5 to 10 percent of their body weight on any given diet, dieting itself is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Why? At some point, everyone stops dieting. The lean muscle diet [seeks to solve] the sustainability problem while offering immediate results. It's simple: act as if you already have the body you want. If a reader is, say, a 220-pound man who wants to become a muscular 180-pounder, he then uses [the book's] formula to eat and train

Jan 28, 2015
It was me all along - a memoir by Mitchell, Andie.

It was me all along - a memoir

All her life, Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her fractured family. But when she stepped on the scale on her twentieth birthday and it registered a shocking 268 pounds, she knew she had to change the way she thought about food and herself: her life was at stake. She tells us how she discovered balance in an off-kilter world, finding beauty in acceptance and learning to love all parts of herself.

Jan 28, 2015
The illustrated encyclopedia of small arms - from hand cannons to automatic weapons by Matthews, Rupert.

The illustrated encyclopedia of small arms - from hand cannons to automatic weapons

Jan 28, 2015
Illumination - the shaman's way of healing by Villoldo, Alberto.

Illumination - the shaman's way of healing

"Illumination takes us on a healing journey, inspired by the timeless wisdom of indigenous cultures and the latest theories of neurobiology." --P. [2] of cover

Jan 28, 2015
Overturning wrongful convictions - science serving justice by Murray, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Ann), 1958-

Overturning wrongful convictions - science serving justice

Jan 28, 2015
Photoshop Elements 13 in Easy Steps by Vandome, Nick

Photoshop Elements 13 in Easy Steps

Jan 28, 2015
Patsy's Italian family cookbook by Scognamillo, Sal J.

Patsy's Italian family cookbook

"Patsy's Restaurant, so famous for its classic Neapolitan Italian food that Frank Sinatra used to fly his favorite dishes from its kitchen to his gigs, has had three chefs since it was founded in 1944: Patsy, his son Joe, and his grandson Sal Scognamillo. The three passed down family recipes, invented great new twists on beloved classics, and emphasized giving their diners--many of them celebrities--exactly what they wanted to eat. Patsy's Italian Family Cookbook features recipes we really wan

Jan 28, 2015
Scary Close - Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy by Miller, Donald/ Goff, Bob (FRW)

Scary Close - Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy

Jan 28, 2015
The Simpsons handbook - secret tips from the pros by Groening, Matt.

The Simpsons handbook - secret tips from the pros

This detailed artist's manual unveils the complex secrets behind the deceptively simple and universally loved "Simpsons" characters. With creative insights, artist' sketches, helpful insider hints, and step-by-step instructions, enter the imagination of master doodler Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons," and receive some professional "how-to" advice from many of the animators and directors who have made the show the comedic standard, as well as the longest running animated show and situatio

Jan 28, 2015
The new American herbal by Orr, Stephen, 1965-

The new American herbal

"Orr covers the entire spectrum of herbaceous plants, from culinary to ornamental to aromatic and medicinal, presenting them in an ... A to Z format packed with recipes, DIY projects, and ... examples of garden design highlighting herbal plantings"--Amazon.com.

Jan 28, 2015
Mr. Lincoln goes to war by Marvel, William.

Mr. Lincoln goes to war

Jan 28, 2015
Moral tribes - emotion, reason, and the gap between us and them by Greene, Joshua David, 1974-

Moral tribes - emotion, reason, and the gap between us and them

Our brains were designed for tribal life, for getting along with a select group of others (Us) and for fighting off everyone else (Them). But modern times have forced the world's tribes into a shared space, resulting in epic clashes of values along with unprecedented opportunities. As the world shrinks, the moral lines that divide us become more salient and more puzzling. We fight over everything from tax codes to gay marriage to global warming, and we wonder where, if at all, we can find our co

Jan 28, 2015
Positive options for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)* - self-help and treatment by Juris, Elena.

Positive options for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)* - self-help and treatment

"This book explains CRPS in an accessible style for all readers, and provides self-help techniques, complementary therapies, and holistic strategies for maximizing the potential for healing. Readers will find a wealth of tips on life modifications to help better manage their condition. They'll find two interviews with practitioners who offer insights every patient should know, with the help of pain specialist Edward Carden, MD, and occupational therapist and neurological acupuncturist Sheri Barn

Jan 28, 2015
Ötzi the iceman by Lanser, Amanda, author.

Ötzi the iceman

Jan 28, 2015
No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead by Richardson, Peter, 1959- author.

No simple highway - a cultural history of the Grateful Dead

"For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. [This is] the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it. Drawing on new research, interviews, and a fresh supply of material from the Grateful Dead archives, author Peter Richardson ... recounts the Dead's colorful history, adding new insight into everything from the acid tests to the band's formation of their own record label to their massive late career success, while probing the

Jan 28, 2015
Popular skullture - the skull motif in pulps, paperbacks, and comics by Beauchamp, Monte, editor.

Popular skullture - the skull motif in pulps, paperbacks, and comics

"Our culture embraces the skull: apparel and products with skulls abound. Popular Skullture features the oddest, creepiest, and weirdest skull covers from 1930s to mid-'50s comics, pulps, and paperbacks."--

Jan 28, 2015
Place hacking - venturing off limits by Rosen, Michael J., 1954-

Place hacking - venturing off limits

Leaping from the Eiffel Tower in a wingsuit. Scaling Shanghai Tower, one of the world's tallest buildings. Camping on the roof of Philadelphia's abandoned Eastern State Penitentiary. These scenarios are real examples of explorations, adventures, and infiltrations of the built environment. Thousands of people around the globe engage in the recreational activity of place hacking: climbing, wading, jumping, or even ironing their way into prohibited or obscure spaces.

Jan 28, 2015
Peaks on the horizon - two journeys in Tibet. by Carroll, Charlie.

Peaks on the horizon - two journeys in Tibet.

"Charlie Carroll's obsession began with his chance discovery of 'Seven Years in Tibet' in the Adult Reading section of his grade school library. The battered hardcover with faded gold lettering sparked a twenty-year fascination with Tibet, and after combing through every book, article, and documentary on the mysterious and controversial nation, Charlie finally decided it was time to stop reading other people's records and thoughts. A high school English teacher by then, he took a sabbatical and

Jan 28, 2015