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Ciao biscotti - sweet and savory recipes celebrating Italy's favorite cookie by Marchetti, Domenica, author.

Ciao biscotti - sweet and savory recipes celebrating Italy's favorite cookie

May 28, 2015
Gumption - relighting the torch of freedom with America's gutsiest troublemakers by Offerman, Nick, 1970-

Gumption - relighting the torch of freedom with America's gutsiest troublemakers

The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the best-selling Paddle Your Own Canoe pays tribute to inspiring mischief makers, from George Washington to Willie Nelson, while expounding on such topics as religion, handcrafting and meat.

May 28, 2015
Boko Haram - inside Nigeria's unholy war by Smith, Mike, 1975- author.

Boko Haram - inside Nigeria's unholy war

"An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa’s biggest nation and worried the world. Yet they remain a mysterious-almost unknowable-organization. Through extensive on-the-ground reporting, Smith takes readers inside the violence and provides the first in-depth account of the conflict. He traces Boko Haram from its beginnings in Nigeria’s remote northeast to its transformation into a hydra-headed monster, deploying suicide bombers and

May 28, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway road trip - including Shenandoah & Great Smoky Mountains National Parks by Frye, Jason, author.

Blue Ridge Parkway road trip - including Shenandoah & Great Smoky Mountains National Parks

This full-color guide to road tripping along the Blue Ridge Parkway includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.The Blue Ridge Parkway through Virginia and North Carolina draws visitors from all over the world, taking them from the majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to the splendor of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and offering stunning vistas, excellent hiking, and charming communities between. Experience them all with Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip as your gu

May 28, 2015
Blue Fasa by Mackey, Nathaniel, 1947-

Blue Fasa

Nathaniel Mackey's sixth collection of poems, Blue Fasa, carries forward what the New Yorker has described as the "mythological conception" and "descriptive daring" of his two intertwined serial poems. A long song that's one and more than one, this collection takes its title from two related black musical traditions, a West African griot epic as told by the Fasa, a clan in ancient Ghana, and trumpeter Kenny Dorham's hard bop classic "Blue Bossa," influenced by the emergence of Brazilian bossa no

May 28, 2015
It's the student, not the college - the secrets of succeeding at any school--without going broke or crazy by White, Kristin M.

It's the student, not the college - the secrets of succeeding at any school--without going broke or crazy

May 28, 2015
Isn't That Rich? - Life Among the 1 Percent by Kirshenbaum, Richard

Isn't That Rich? - Life Among the 1 Percent

May 28, 2015
Half-life - the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy by Close, F. E., author.

Half-life - the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy

Bruno Pontecorvo dedicated his career to hunting for the Higgs boson of his day-- the neutrino, a nearly massless particle considered essential to the process of nuclear fission. His work on the Manhattan project under Enrico Fermi confirmed his reputation as a brilliant physicist and helped usher in the nuclear age. He should have won a Nobel Prize, but late in the summer of 1950 he vanished. At the height of the Cold War, Pontecorvo had disappeared behind the Iron Curtain. In Half-Life, physic

May 28, 2015
Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future by Vance, Ashlee, author.

Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

"There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision. A modern alloy of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs, Musk is the man behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity, each of which has sent shock waves throughout American business and industry. More than any other executive today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as a science fiction

May 28, 2015
Anchor and Flares - A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service by Braestrup, Kate

Anchor and Flares - A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service

May 28, 2015
Goggles & dust - images from cycling's glory days by Horton, Shelly, compiler.

Goggles & dust - images from cycling's glory days

"Drawn from the one of the world’s finest collections of cycling artifacts, Goggles & Dust collects over 100 stunning photographs from competitive cycling’s heyday. Spanning the 1920s and '30s, Goggles & Dust: Images from Cycling’s Glory Days celebrates the grit and determination of the bicycle racing pioneers who established the records, traditions, and distinct flavors of Europe’s most hallowed races."--

May 28, 2015
Cape Scott and the north coast trail - hiking Vancouver's wildest coast by Bremner, Maria I, author.

Cape Scott and the north coast trail - hiking Vancouver's wildest coast

May 28, 2015
Hope and other luxuries - a mother's life with a daughter's anorexia by Dunkle, Clare B.

Hope and other luxuries - a mother's life with a daughter's anorexia

"Clare Dunkle seemed to have an ideal life--two beautiful, high-achieving teenage daughters, a loving husband, and a satisfying and successful career as a children's book novelist. But it's when you let down your guard that the ax falls. Just after one daughter successfully conquered her depression, another daughter developed a life-threatening eating disorder. Co-published with "Elena Vanishing," her daughter's memoir, this is the story of one family's fight against a deadly disease, from an of

May 28, 2015
Delinquent palaces - poems by Chapman, Danielle.

Delinquent palaces - poems

May 28, 2015
Deep South dish - homestyle Southern recipes by Foreman, Mary.

Deep South dish - homestyle Southern recipes

"Mary Foreman loves to share her Homestyle Southern Recipes - like her mother and grandmother used to make. A popular food blogger and recipe developer, Mary gets millions of unique page views per year to her blog Deepsouthdish.com. She calls on her heritage of good cooking for recipes that all have one thing in common - incredibly great taste! So pull up a chair, grab a glass of sweet tea, and join Mary in dishing up good ole southern recipes from the Deep South USA."--

May 28, 2015
Balancing acts - three prima ballerinas becoming mothers by Gray, Lucy, 1955- author.

Balancing acts - three prima ballerinas becoming mothers

May 28, 2015
The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook - A Year of Cooking on Martha's Vineyard by Fischer, Chris/ Young, Catherine (CON)/ Herman, Gabriela (PHT)

The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook - A Year of Cooking on Martha's Vineyard

May 28, 2015
A Beautiful Question - Finding Nature's Deep Design by Wilczek, Frank

A Beautiful Question - Finding Nature's Deep Design

May 28, 2015
Audience - marketing in the age of subscribers, fans & followers by Rohrs, Jeffrey K. author.

Audience - marketing in the age of subscribers, fans & followers

Explains how marketers can build and keep an online audience through the use of hybrid marketing strategies that rely on combinations of old-fashioned mass media with newer email, mobile, and social media platforms.

May 28, 2015
Arms and the dudes - how three stoners from Miami Beach became the most unlikely gunrunners in history by Lawson, Guy.

Arms and the dudes - how three stoners from Miami Beach became the most unlikely gunrunners in history

May 28, 2015