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Tales from another mother runner - triumphs, trials, tips, and tricks from the road - a collection from badass mother runners by Mcdowell, Dimity (EDT)/ Shea, Sarah Bowen (EDT) Tales from another mother runner - triumphs, trials, tips, and tricks from the road - a collection from badass mother runners

Offers essays from women runners on running, training, and marathons covering a wide array of topics.

Sep 24, 2016
Talking As Fast As I Can - From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (And Everything in Between) by Graham, Lauren Talking As Fast As I Can - From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (And Everything in Between)

Sep 24, 2016
Taste & technique - recipes to elevate your home cooking by Pomeroy, Naomi, author. Taste & technique - recipes to elevate your home cooking

"James Beard Award-winning and self-made chef Naomi Pomeroy's debut cookbook, featuring nearly 140 lesson-driven recipes designed to improve the home cook's understanding of professional techniques and flavor combinations in order to produce simple, but show-stopping meals,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
Television series of the 1960s - essential facts and quirky details by Terrace, Vincent, 1948- author. Television series of the 1960s - essential facts and quirky details

Sep 23, 2016
Ten restaurants that changed America by Freedman, Paul, 1949- author. Ten restaurants that changed America

Sep 22, 2016
Terminated for reasons of taste - other ways to hear essential and inessential music by Eddy, Chuck, author. Terminated for reasons of taste - other ways to hear essential and inessential music

Sep 23, 2016
Terra preta - how the world's most fertile soil can help reverse climate change and reduce world hunger - with instructions on how to make this soil at home by Scheub, Ute. Terra preta - how the world's most fertile soil can help reverse climate change and reduce world hunger - with instructions on how to make this soil at home

"Terra preta, meaning "black earth" in Portuguese, is a very dark, fertile soil first made by the original inhabitants of the Amazon Basin at least 2,500 years ago. According to a growing community of international scientists, this ancient soil, sometimes referred to as biochar, could solve two of the greatest problems facing the world: climate change and the hunger crisis. This comprehensive book condenses everything we know about terra preta and provides instructions for how to make it. Both p

Sep 22, 2016
The 50s - the story of a decade by The 50s - the story of a decade

A look back at the 1950s chronicles the tensions and innovations that lay behind the decade's more placid surface during a time of prosperity and contradiction.

Sep 20, 2016
The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration? by Marciano, J. D, author. The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration?

Sep 24, 2016
The ancestor's tale - a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution by Dawkins, Richard, 1941- author. The ancestor's tale - a pilgrimage to the dawn of evolution

Sep 21, 2016
The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Gallo, Leah, author. The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Shares stills, behind the scenes images, and visual effects concepts from the film, as well as insights from the cast and crew.

Sep 24, 2016
The art of paper flowers - creating realistic blossoms from ordinary papers by Pearce, Bobby, 1961- author. The art of paper flowers - creating realistic blossoms from ordinary papers

Sep 22, 2016
The autoimmune fix - how to stop the hidden autoimmune damage that keeps you sick, fat, and tired before it turns into disease by O'Bryan, Tom, author. The autoimmune fix - how to stop the hidden autoimmune damage that keeps you sick, fat, and tired before it turns into disease

"Millions of people suffer from autoimmunity whether they know it or not. The root cause of most weight gain, brain and mood problems, and fatigue, autoimmunity can take years; or even decades; for symptoms and a clear diagnosis to arise. Through years of research, Dr. Tom O'Bryan has discovered that autoimmunity is actually a spectrum, and many people experiencing general malaise are already on it. And while autoimmune diseases, such as Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis, osteoporosis, diabetes, a

Sep 22, 2016
The beginner's guide to divination - learn the secrets of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading--and predict your future. by Adams Media (COR) The beginner's guide to divination - learn the secrets of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading--and predict your future.

Introduces the divinatory arts of astrology, numerology, tarot, and palm reading and teaches how to use each to predict the future.

Sep 24, 2016
The Beltway Bible - a totally serious A-Z guide to our no-good, corrupt, incompetent, terrible, depressing, and sometimes hilarious government by Nelson, Eliot, author. The Beltway Bible - a totally serious A-Z guide to our no-good, corrupt, incompetent, terrible, depressing, and sometimes hilarious government

"How is legislation crafted? How do you lose an election? What do "bundler," "quorum call" and "omnibus" mean? Why do some of the White House's most important meetings occur at a Starbucks? Why are Washington insiders obsessed with something called JumboSlice? What, exactly, is a "skintern?" Eliot Nelson, one of Washington's funniest and most admired young journalists, knows how the sausage factory works and his new book, The Beltway Bible, is every citizen's must-have owner's manual. Arranged f

Sep 24, 2016
The bestseller code - anatomy of the blockbuster novel by Archer, Jodie. The bestseller code - anatomy of the blockbuster novel

"What if there was an algorithm that could predict which novels become mega-bestsellers? Are books like Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code and Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl the Gladwellian outliers of publishing? The Bestseller Code boldly claims that the New York Times bestsellers in fiction are predictable and that it's possible to know with 97% certainty if a manuscript is likely to hit number one on the list as opposed to numbers two through fifteen. The algorithm does exist; the code has been cracke

Sep 24, 2016
The Biggest Book of Horoscopes Ever - Learn More About Your Future and Past With This Extraordinary Collection of Astrological Readings by MacGregor, Trish The Biggest Book of Horoscopes Ever - Learn More About Your Future and Past With This Extraordinary Collection of Astrological Readings

Sep 24, 2016
The Black Panthers - portraits from an unfinished revolution by The Black Panthers - portraits from an unfinished revolution

"October 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. Photojournalist Bryan Shih, who has been interviewing and taking portraits of the surviving Panthers around the country for years, has partnered with Yohuru Williams, dean and history professor at Fairfield University, to deliver the definitive celebration of the Black Panthers. Part oral history, part scrapbook, this is a beautifully produced book of forty-five black-and-white portraits of the Panthers toda

Sep 23, 2016
The body in pain - the making and unmaking of the world by Scarry, Elaine. The body in pain - the making and unmaking of the world

Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, this work explores the nature of physical suffering. Elaine Scarry bases her study on a wide range of sources: literature and art, medical case histories, documents on torture compiled by Amnesty International, legal transcripts of personal injury trials, and military and strategic writings by such figures as Clausewitz, Churchill, Liddell Hart, and Henry Kissinger. Scarry begins with the fact of pain's inexpressibility. Not only is physical

Sep 22, 2016
The book of destinies - discover the life you were born to live by Parkyn, Chetan, 1951- author. The book of destinies - discover the life you were born to live

Sep 24, 2016