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Cracking the ACT premium, 2016 by

Cracking the ACT premium, 2016

This study guide for the ACT includes 8 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 4 online) with detailed answer explanations, drills for each test section, and instant score reports for online tests, with optional LiveGrader essay scoring. Premium features include video tutorials, customized multi-week study plans, college admissions and financial aid tips, and a special downloadable "ACT Insider" booklet.

Jun 28, 2016
The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all by Aitchison, John (Cinematographer), author.

The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all

For twenty years John Aitchison has been traveling the world to film wildlife for a variety of international TV shows, taking him to far-away places on every continent. Aitchison reveals what happens behind the scenes and beyond the camera. He explains the practicalities and challenges of the filming process, and the problems of survival in perilous places. He records touching moments and dramatic incidents, some ending in success, others desperately sad. There are times when a hunted animal tri

Jun 28, 2016
Zinn and the art of mountain bike maintenance by Zinn, Lennard.

Zinn and the art of mountain bike maintenance

Jun 28, 2016
You are the one - a bold adventure in finding purpose, discovering the real you, and loving fully by Blackson, Kute, author.

You are the one - a bold adventure in finding purpose, discovering the real you, and loving fully

"A charismatic visionary and transformational teacher offers a bold new look at spiritual awareness providing the tools needed to live a life truly inspired by love for a whole new generation. Kute Blackson comes from a long line of spiritual leaders and works with people from all walks of life, offering his own uniquely powerful process to transform lives from the inside out. His inspirational and life-changing YouTube videos, seminars, and conferences are known throughout the world, but it's h

Jun 28, 2016
Losing Susan - brain disease, the priest's wife, and the God who gives and takes away by Austin, Victor Lee, author.

Losing Susan - brain disease, the priest's wife, and the God who gives and takes away

"In this personal story of love and loss, a seasoned pastor-theologian shares how caring for his wife during her long and painful struggle with brain cancer brought him face-to-face with his God and with his faith in unsettling ways,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
How the Post Office created America - a history by Gallagher, Winifred, author.

How the Post Office created America - a history

A masterful history of a long underappreciated institution, this book examines the surprising role of the postal service in our nation's political, social, economic, and physical development. The founders established the post office before they had even signed the Declaration of Independence, and for a very long time, it was the U.S. government's largest and most important endeavor--indeed, it was the government for most citizens. This was no conventional mail network but the central nervous sys

Jun 28, 2016
Hillbilly elegy - a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by Vance, J. D., author.

Hillbilly elegy - a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Jun 28, 2016
My partner, my enemy - an unflinching view of domestic violence and new ways to protect victims by Leventhal, John Michael, author.

My partner, my enemy - an unflinching view of domestic violence and new ways to protect victims

Jun 28, 2016
Man enough? - Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the politics of presidential masculinity by Katz, Jackson, author.

Man enough? - Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the politics of presidential masculinity

Jun 28, 2016
Introduction to world Christian history by Cooper, Derek, 1978- author.

Introduction to world Christian history

Jun 28, 2016
Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease by Sydney, Sheldon D. (Sheldon Dov), 1950- author.

Ignore your teeth and they'll go away - the complete guide to gum disease

"New for 2016! Dr. Sydney's expanded and updated 4th edition of Ignore Your Teeth and They'll Go Away, the Complete Guide to Gum Disease. This edition continues a unique publishing tradition. For thirty years, this book has been delivering, in an easy-to-read style, authoritative and always up-to-date information on detection, prevention and treatment of gum disease, including a comprehensive chapter on dental implants. 80% of all adults and 40% of all children in the world are afflicted with so

Jun 28, 2016
Grace period - my ordination to the ordinary by Popham, Melinda Worth, author.

Grace period - my ordination to the ordinary

"Author Melinda Worth Popham left home for Yale Divinity School at age fifty-six after a barrage of painful life events--above all, the nightmare of her teenage daughter's life-threatening depression. These events brought her to her knees, and a monastic method of meditation became her mainstay as well as her portal to the holy. This memoir, Grace Period, tells the story of one mother's experience of a daughter's intractable illness and the discovery that pain is the Miracle Gro of spiritual gro

Jun 28, 2016
Finding the flavors we lost - from bread to bourbon, how artisans reclaimed American food by Kuh, Patric, 1964- author.

Finding the flavors we lost - from bread to bourbon, how artisans reclaimed American food

"An award-winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine and a former restaurant cook profiles the major figures in the so-called artisanal food movement who brought exceptional taste back to food and inspired chefs and restaurateurs to redefine and rethink the way we eat,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Fast favorites under pressure by Laurence, Meredith, author.

Fast favorites under pressure

"Over 100 recipes prefected (sic) for 4-quart pressure cookers."--Cover.

Jun 28, 2016
Eve of a hundred midnights - the star-crossed love story of two WWII correspondents and their epic escape across the Pacific by Lascher, Bill, author.

Eve of a hundred midnights - the star-crossed love story of two WWII correspondents and their epic escape across the Pacific

On New Year’s Eve, 1941, just three weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese were bombing the Philippine capital of Manila, where journalists Mel and Annalee Jacoby had married just a month earlier. The couple had worked in China as members of a tight community of foreign correspondents with close ties to Chinese leaders; if captured by invading Japanese troops, they were certain to be executed. Racing to the docks just before midnight, they barely escaped on a freighter&#x201

Jun 28, 2016
Escape from dark places - guideposts to hope in an age of anxiety & depression by Watkins, Ambra.

Escape from dark places - guideposts to hope in an age of anxiety & depression

Jun 28, 2016
Sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs - a low culture manifesto by Klosterman, Chuck, 1972-

Sex, drugs, and cocoa puffs - a low culture manifesto

Countless writers and artists have spoken for a generation, but no one has done it quite like Chuck Klosterman. With an exhaustive knowledge of popular culture and an almost effortless ability to spin brilliant prose out of unlikely subject matter, Klosterman attacks the entire spectrum of postmodern America: reality TV, Pamela Anderson and literary Jesus freaks. And don't even get him started on his love life and the whole Harry-Met-Sally situation ...

Jun 28, 2016
The Reunited States of America - how we can bridge the partisan divide by Gerzon, Mark, author.

The Reunited States of America - how we can bridge the partisan divide

Jun 28, 2016
SAT subject test - math level 2 by Joyce, Christine E, author.

SAT subject test - math level 2

Jun 28, 2016
Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours by Cadenhead, Rogers/ Liberty, Jesse

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours

Jun 28, 2016