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You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations by Edison, Mike, 1964- author.

You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations

It begins with a child's hunger for love and acceptance and continues through years of withering criticism, perverse expectations, and unfounded competition from a narcissistic father who couldn't tolerate his son's happiness and libertine spirit. In the end, the author unravels a relationship that could never be fixed -- but perhaps didn't need to be.

May 27, 2016
Chosen? - reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Brueggemann, Walter.

Chosen? - reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

May 27, 2016
The coaching habit - say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever by Bungay Stanier, Michael, author.

The coaching habit - say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever

May 27, 2016
Architecture's odd couple - Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson by Howard, Hugh, 1952- author.

Architecture's odd couple - Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson

"In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. Wright (1867-1959) began it with his romantic prairie style; Johnson (1906-2005) brought down the curtain with his spare postmodernist experiments. Between them, they built some of the most admired and discussed buildings in American history. Differing radically in their views on architecture, Wright and Johnson shared a restless creativity, enormous charisma, and an out

May 27, 2016
Adventures of a female medical detective - in pursuit of smallpox and AIDS by Guinan, Mary E., author.

Adventures of a female medical detective - in pursuit of smallpox and AIDS

"In 1974, a young doctor arrived at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with one goal in mind: to help eradicate smallpox. The only woman physician in her class in the Epidemic Intelligence Service, a two-year epidemiology training program, Mary Guinan soon was selected to join India's Smallpox Eradication Program, which searched out and isolated patients with the disease. By May of 1975, the World Health Organization declared Uttar Pradash smallpox-free. During her barrier-crossing c

May 27, 2016
Cracking the GRE 2017 by

Cracking the GRE 2017

May 27, 2016
Cracking the GMAT 2017 by

Cracking the GMAT 2017

May 27, 2016
Court-martial - how military justice has shaped America from the revolution to 9/11 and beyond by Bray, Chris (Historian), author.

Court-martial - how military justice has shaped America from the revolution to 9/11 and beyond

"Tells the sweeping story of military justice, from the institution of the court martial in the earliest days of the Republic to contemporary arguments over how to use military courts to try foreign terrorists or soldiers accused of sexual assault,"--NoveList.

May 27, 2016
Champagne, uncorked - the house of Krug and the timeless allure of the world's most celebrated drink by Tardi, Alan, 1956- author.

Champagne, uncorked - the house of Krug and the timeless allure of the world's most celebrated drink

May 27, 2016
The boys in the bunkhouse - servitude and salvation in the heartland by Barry, Dan, 1958- author.

The boys in the bunkhouse - servitude and salvation in the heartland

A full-length account of the author's prize-winning New York Times story chronicles the exploitation and abuse case of a group of developmentally disabled workers, who for 25 years, were forced to work under harrowing conditions for virtually no wages until tenacious advocates helped them achieve their freedom.

May 27, 2016
The Bonjour effect - the secret codes of French conversation revealed by Barlow, Julie, 1968- author.

The Bonjour effect - the secret codes of French conversation revealed

"Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow spent a decade traveling back and forth to Paris as well as living there. Yet one important lesson never seemed to sink in: how to communicate comfortably with the French, even when you speak their language. In The Bonjour Effect Jean-Benoit and Julie chronicle the lessons they learned after they returned to France to live, for a year, with their twin daughters. They offer up all the lessons they learned and explain, in a book as fizzy as a bottle of the fine

May 27, 2016
Bluets by Nelson, Maggie, 1973-

Bluets

May 27, 2016
Bitter freedom - Ireland in a revolutionary world by Walsh, Maurice, author.

Bitter freedom - Ireland in a revolutionary world

May 27, 2016
Food and beer by Burns, Daniel, author.

Food and beer

"A book with more than 75 recipes from an internationally acclaimed chef/brewer duo dedicated to elevating and pairing beer with high-end dining. The debut book by Danish gypsy brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø of the bar Tørst, and Canadian chef Daniel Burns of the Michelin-starred restaurant Luksus -- both in a shared space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn where they elevate beer to the level of wine in fine dining. With a dialogue running throughout the book, Food & Beer examines the vision and philosophy o

May 27, 2016
The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work by Bowman, Bob, author.

The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work

"Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart and drive to win. This is his motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. He presents ten key concepts that all people should live by. Illuminating his lessons with

May 27, 2016
Gluten exposed - the science behind the hype and how to navigate to a healthy, symptom-free life by Green, Peter H. R., author.

Gluten exposed - the science behind the hype and how to navigate to a healthy, symptom-free life

"From Dr. Peter H.R. Green, internationally renowned expert on celiac disease and director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, and Rory Jones, M.S. (authors of CELIAC DISEASE: A HIDDEN EPIDEMIC), here is the definitive book on gluten, uncovering the truth and explaining the science behind the current gluten-free craze, and examining what's really going on in our bodies and our brains"--

May 27, 2016
Get scrappy - smarter digital marketing for businesses big and small by Westergaard, Nick, author.

Get scrappy - smarter digital marketing for businesses big and small

It's an exciting time to be in marketing: The Internet, social media, and content marketing are powerful equalizers, resetting the playing field for businesses large and small. Yet, it's also a challenging time, with much work to do and an ever-changing array of platforms, features, and networks to master--all on a tighter budget than before. Don't get discouraged, get scrappy! Shattering the myth that only big brands can do big things, Get Scrappy will help you: demystify digital marketing in a

May 27, 2016
Fodor's Philadelphia by

Fodor's Philadelphia

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Philadelphia, including its hsitoric landmarks, lively neighborhoods, and the latest restaurants, hotels, shops, and bars. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth,"--page [4] of cover.

May 27, 2016
The first signs - my quest to unlock the mysteries of the world's oldest symbols by Von Petzinger, Genevieve.

The first signs - my quest to unlock the mysteries of the world's oldest symbols

May 27, 2016
The first ladies fact book - the childhoods, courtships, marriages, campaigns, accomplishments, and legacies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama by Harris, Bill, 1933-

The first ladies fact book - the childhoods, courtships, marriages, campaigns, accomplishments, and legacies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

May 27, 2016