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Running 5K and 10K - a training guide by Chalfen, David, author.

Running 5K and 10K - a training guide

"An accessible, jargon-free guide for all distance runners committed to improving their times. It doesn't offer any quick and easy answers; just tried-and-tested practical advice on how to train more effectively and shave a few seconds - or even minutes - off your personal best." --Back cover.

Jun 28, 2016
Run the World - My 3,500-mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe by Wade, Becky

Run the World - My 3,500-mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe

Jun 28, 2016
Rubber band engineer - build slingshot-powered rockets, rubber band rifles, unconventional catapults, and more guerilla gadgets from household hardware by Akiyama, Lance, author.

Rubber band engineer - build slingshot-powered rockets, rubber band rifles, unconventional catapults, and more guerilla gadgets from household hardware

Offers instructions for twenty-five different gadgets, including a crossbow, pneumatic magic box, and slingshot rocket.

Jun 28, 2016
Raspberry Pi 3 in Easy Steps by McGrath, Mike

Raspberry Pi 3 in Easy Steps

Jun 28, 2016
Present over perfect - leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of living by Niequist, Shauna, author.

Present over perfect - leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of living

Jun 28, 2016
The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family by Kaufman, Sherelyn R./ Kaufman, Michael J./ Nelson, Elizabeth Chase

The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family

Jun 28, 2016
The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence by Keltner, Dacher, author.

The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence

An examination of the nature of power argues that empathy and giving are the ultimate sources of lasting power, discussing how people often misunderstand how they achieved power and end up losing it, and how power can be a demonstrably good thing.

Jun 28, 2016
The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life by Newmark, Amy/ Norville, Deborah

The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life

Jun 28, 2016
Plenty by Lee, Corinne, author.

Plenty

"Using Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass as a springboard, Corinne Lee's second book of poetry is an eco-epic that investigates and embodies the deterioration of America's environment due to industrial agriculture, fossil fuels, war, racism, and technology.Lee's book-length work draws upon a variety of poetic forms and histories--especially events in 1892, which included a surge in lynching in America and the beginning of our coup d'etat of Hawaii--to examine how modern technology facilitated the H

Jun 28, 2016
Pies & tarts. by

Pies & tarts.

This book teaches the essentials of pie and tart making, then shares more than seventy foolproof recipes with tips so that you can make pies from scratch with confidence.

Jun 28, 2016
Php and Mysql Web Development by Welling, Luke/ Thomson, Laura

Php and Mysql Web Development

Jun 28, 2016
Pets on the couch - neurotic dogs, compulsive cats, anxious birds, and the new science of animal psychology by Dodman, Nicholas H, author.

Pets on the couch - neurotic dogs, compulsive cats, anxious birds, and the new science of animal psychology

A veterinary behaviorist describes the practice of One Medicine, which hinges on the belief that humans and other animals have minds that work the same way, experience similar emotions, and share the same neurochemistry.

Jun 28, 2016
Personal Finance in Your 20s for Dummies by Tyson, Eric

Personal Finance in Your 20s for Dummies

Jun 28, 2016
Panic at the pump - the energy crisis and the transformation of American politics in the 1970s by Jacobs, Meg, 1969-

Panic at the pump - the energy crisis and the transformation of American politics in the 1970s

"A detailed historical narrative of the U.S. energy crisis in the 1970s and how policymakers responded to the turmoil"--

Jun 28, 2016
Overcomplicated - Technology at the Limits of Comprehension by Arbesman, Samuel

Overcomplicated - Technology at the Limits of Comprehension

Jun 28, 2016
Outlander kitchen - the official Outlander companion cookbook by Carle-Sanders, Theresa, author.

Outlander kitchen - the official Outlander companion cookbook

Collects recipes inspired by Diana Gabaldon's "Outlander" series, including such options as Mrs. Fitzgibbon's overnight parritch, mushroom pasties, roast beef for a wedding feast, Mrs. Bug's buttermilk drop biscuits, and jam tarts.

Jun 28, 2016
The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future by Inman, Mason.

The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future

Describes the life and career of the geophysicist and Shell Oil researcher who shocked the scientific community with his brilliance but also with his controversial predictions about the peak and steady decline of American oil production.

Jun 28, 2016
One magic square - vegetable gardening - the easy, organic way to grow your own food on a 3-foot square by Houbein, Lolo, author.

One magic square - vegetable gardening - the easy, organic way to grow your own food on a 3-foot square

Discusses the importance of local, organic gardening, and provides guidelines for cultivating a variety of herb, fruit, and vegetable gardens on one square yard of land.

Jun 28, 2016
The Official Ubuntu Book by Helmke, Matthew/ Joseph, Elizabeth K./ Rey, Jos ̌Antonio

The Official Ubuntu Book

Jun 28, 2016
The nuts and bolts of church planting - a guide for starting any kind of church by Malphurs, Aubrey.

The nuts and bolts of church planting - a guide for starting any kind of church

"Most books on church planting offer a model for churches to replicate--usually one that is tied to a particular style, generation, or even demographic. But what churches really need is a process that is flexible, not bound to a particular time or current fad. In The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting, trusted author and church-planting expert Aubrey Malphurs shares the basic steps of a process that every church planter needs"--Publisher website.

Jun 28, 2016