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Elizabeth - the forgotten years by Guy, J. A. (John Alexander), author.

Elizabeth - the forgotten years

A groundbreaking biography of Elizabeth I revealing for the first time the woman behind the polished veneer as she confronts challenges at home and abroad: war against the Catholic powers of France and Spain, revolt in Ireland, an economic crisis that triggered riots in the streets of London, and a conspiracy to place her cousin Mary Queen of Scots on her throne.

May 4, 2016
God and the afterlife - the groundbreaking new evidence for God and near-death experience by Long, Jeffrey, M.D, author.

God and the afterlife - the groundbreaking new evidence for God and near-death experience

Offers a case for the existence of God based on a study of the near-death experiences of three thousand people from different religious traditions and the similarities between how they report their experience of God, even when other aspects of their experiences differ.

May 4, 2016
The edge of the Empire - a journey to Britannia - from the heart of Rome to Hadrian's Wall by Riley, Bronwen, author.

The edge of the Empire - a journey to Britannia - from the heart of Rome to Hadrian's Wall

May 4, 2016
The GMO deception - what you need to know about food, corporations, and government agencies putting our families and our environment at risk by

The GMO deception - what you need to know about food, corporations, and government agencies putting our families and our environment at risk

Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves - from soda to soup, crackers to condiments - contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern had steadily intensified. This important book on the subject features thought-provoking essays by leading scientists, science writers, and public health advocates who address the potential dangers of GMO foods and how to mitigate them.

May 4, 2016
A guide to the good life - the ancient art of Stoic joy by Irvine, William Braxton, 1952-

A guide to the good life - the ancient art of Stoic joy

May 4, 2016
Good + simple - recipes to eat well and thrive by Hemsley, Jasmine, author.

Good + simple - recipes to eat well and thrive

"Discover how simple and delicious eating well can be. Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley are revolutionizing how we eat. Experts on wholesome, nutritious cooking and living a healthy, fashionable lifestyle, the sisters teach people how to enjoy real food to feel happier and more energized. Their simple philosophy of eliminating gluten, grains, and refined sugars, while focusing on maximizing nutrition has revolutionized the way people think of "diet." And, the best part is, preparing such meals is eas

May 4, 2016
Hand-built outdoor furniture - 20 step-by-step projects anyone can build by Jackson, Katie, 1985- author.

Hand-built outdoor furniture - 20 step-by-step projects anyone can build

May 4, 2016
Ellettsville Community Parks and Recreation Master Plan by Ball State University. College of Architecture & Planning.

Ellettsville Community Parks and Recreation Master Plan

May 4, 2016
Heyday - the 1850s and the dawn of the global age by Wilson, Ben, 1980- author.

Heyday - the 1850s and the dawn of the global age

May 4, 2016
Grow for flavor by Wong, James, 1981- author.

Grow for flavor

Gardeners can be disappointed by the insipid flavor of the vegetables and fruit that they have so carefully nurtured. The problem, according to botanist James Wong, is that many conventional gardening practices are based on pure myth or faulty science. They create bumper crops at the expense of flavor and nutrition. It doesn't have to be that way. After trial and error of cutting-edge horticultural techniques and extensive review of more than 2,000 journal papers from around the globe, Wong turn

May 4, 2016
The first 1,000 days - a crucial time for mothers and children-and the world by Thurow, Roger, author.

The first 1,000 days - a crucial time for mothers and children-and the world

"Based on compelling new scientific and social science research on early childhood malnutrition, a new generation of activists has been inspired to re-think old approaches to 'feeding the world.' The new target in the assault on malnutrition: the first 1,000 days of a child's life, starting from gestation. Proper nutrition during the 1,000 days can profoundly influence an entire life, particularly an individual's ability to grow, learn and work. It can also determine a society's long-term health

May 4, 2016
Handmade beauty - natural recipes for your face, body and hair by Goggin, Juliette, author.

Handmade beauty - natural recipes for your face, body and hair

"Handmade Beauty is an inspirational guide to making skincare and haircare products at home. Cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton show how, with a few basic materials and some kitchen equipment, anyone can craft simple yet effective recipes with natural ingredients. Based on the authors' in-depth knowledge of the use of natural products and active ingredients in contemporary skin- and haircare, Handmade Beauty includes some of the latest thinking in natural cosmetics."--provided by A

May 4, 2016
Failed - what the "experts" got wrong about the global economy by Weisbrot, Mark.

Failed - what the "experts" got wrong about the global economy

"Ties together some of the most important economic developments of recent years, with the common theme that they have been widely misunderstood and in some cases almost completely ignored"--

May 4, 2016
Dungeons & dragons monster manual - core rulebook III v.3.5 /[monster manual design, Skip Williams ; monster manual revisions, Richard Baker, Skip Williams ; editors, Jennifer Clarke Wilkes, Jon Pickens ; interior artists, Glen Angus ... et al. ; photogra

Dungeons & dragons monster manual - core rulebook III v.3.5 /[monster manual design, Skip Williams ; monster manual revisions, Richard Baker, Skip Williams ; editors, Jennifer Clarke Wilkes, Jon Pickens ; interior artists, Glen Angus ... et al. ; photogra

A comprehensive guide to hundreds of creatures in games of Dungeons and Dragons.

May 4, 2016
So much to be done - the writings of breast cancer activist Barbara Brenner by Brenner, Barbara A.

So much to be done - the writings of breast cancer activist Barbara Brenner

May 4, 2016
We are as gods - back to the land in the 1970s on the quest for a new America by Daloz, Kate, author.

We are as gods - back to the land in the 1970s on the quest for a new America

"Between 1970 and 1974 ten million Americans abandoned the city, and the commercialism, and all the inauthentic bourgeois comforts of the Eisenhower-era America of their parents. Instead, they went back to the land. It was the only time in modern history that urbanization has gone into reverse. Kate Daloz follows the dreams and ideals of a small group of back-to-the-landers to tell the story of a nationwide movement and moment. And she shows how the faltering, hopeful, but impractical impulses o

May 4, 2016
Quick & easy ketogenic cooking - time-saving paleo recipes and meal plans to improve your health and help you lose weight by Emmerich, Maria, author.

Quick & easy ketogenic cooking - time-saving paleo recipes and meal plans to improve your health and help you lose weight

Collects recipes from the nutritionist and popular food blogger that support the body in ketosis to maximize fat burning, with an emphasis on real, whole foods, and includes nut-free, egg-free, and dairy-free options

May 4, 2016
Healing herbs for women - a guide to natural remedies by Soule, Deb, author.

Healing herbs for women - a guide to natural remedies

"In addition to outlining practical guidelines for planting and harvesting, this book addresses healing completely in emotional and psychological form with a specific emphasis on each woman's spiritual journey."--Back cover.

May 4, 2016
Herbal beauty - all-natural, skin, body, and hair care by Warnock, Caleb (Caleb J.), 1973- author.

Herbal beauty - all-natural, skin, body, and hair care

May 4, 2016
How dogs work by Coppinger, Raymond, author.

How dogs work

Two experts, drawing on decades of research and field experiments, unlock the origins of many of our dogs most common, most puzzling and most endearing behaviors, and explore such canine mysteries as why dogs play, why they bark, how they feed and forage, why they guard and herd and much more.

May 4, 2016