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Rails - Novice to Ninja by Goodrich, Glenn

Rails - Novice to Ninja

Aug 25, 2016
Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings by Klarevas, Louis, 1968- author.

Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings

In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for deadly rampages? What can we do to curb the carnage of this disturbing form of firearm violence? Contrary to conventional wisdom, the author shows that gun possession often prods aggrieved, mentally unstabl

Aug 26, 2016
Reading and writing Chinese - a comprehensive guide to the Chinese writing system by McNaughton, William, 1933-

Reading and writing Chinese - a comprehensive guide to the Chinese writing system

"Reading & Writing Chinese places at your fingertips the essential 1,725 Chinese characters' up-to-date definitions, derivations, pronunciations, and examples of correct usage by means of cleverly condensed grids. This guide also focuses on Pinyin, which is the official system to transcribe Hanzi, Chinese characters, into Latin script, now universally used in mainland China and Singapore. Traditional characters (still used in Taiwan and Hong Kong) are also included, making this a complete refere

Aug 25, 2016
Realizing Genjkan - the key to Dgen's Shbgenz by Okumura, Shohaku, 1948-

Realizing Genjkan - the key to Dgen's Shbgenz

Aug 28, 2016
Recovery from anger addiction- how I recovered from rage by resolving my lifetime of losses and pain by Fosnight, Verryl V., author.

Recovery from anger addiction- how I recovered from rage by resolving my lifetime of losses and pain

Fosnight presents this new, simple, and enlightened treatment for anger in easy to follow language. Ultimately these conclusions are illustrated as a set of simple diagrams that outline the full path of anger's development starting from the core emotion of pain from early losses through raging behavior that is life damaging. Using the revolutionary model of anger as an addiction, he demonstrates that anger can be healed. There is no need to rationally "manage" toxic anger (while remaining a "ba

Aug 25, 2016
ReMaking history. Volume 1, Early makers by Gurstelle, William, author.

ReMaking history. Volume 1, Early makers

Aug 28, 2016
Rescue your money - how to invest your money during these tumultuous times by Edelman, Ric, author.

Rescue your money - how to invest your money during these tumultuous times

Presents advice on investment strategies that focus on overcoming the obstacles of taxes and inflation, avoiding financial fees, and adopting a successful plan of diversification for maximum return.

Aug 25, 2016
Rick Steves Best of Germany by Steves, Rick

Rick Steves Best of Germany

Aug 25, 2016
Rosicrucian Trilogy - Modern Translations of the Three Founding Documents by Godwin, Joscelyn (TRN)/ McIntosh, Christopher (TRN)/ Mcintosh, Donate Pahnke (TRN)

Rosicrucian Trilogy - Modern Translations of the Three Founding Documents

Aug 28, 2016
Rules for others to live by - comments and self-contradictions by Greenberg, Richard, 1958- author.

Rules for others to live by - comments and self-contradictions

"David Sedaris meets Garrison Keillor in this hysterically funny and thoughtful collection of original essays by Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg, who shares anecdotes and observations gathered from a lifetime of perfecting Rules for Others to Live By. Between worrying about his artist friends and reconciling his complicated feelings about New York City, Pulitzer finalist Richard Greenberg still finds time to be something of a hermit--and it seems to be working out for him. As a

Aug 28, 2016
Run fast, eat slow - nourishing recipes for athletes by Flanagan, Shalane, author.

Run fast, eat slow - nourishing recipes for athletes

Collects energy-packed, whole food recipes to fuel athletes from a leading distance runner and a culinary nutritionist, for everything from snacks and meals to drinks and treats, including such options as arugula cashew pesto and bison meatballs.

Aug 28, 2016
Sacred America, sacred world - fulfilling our mission in service to all by Dinan, Stephen, 1970- author.

Sacred America, sacred world - fulfilling our mission in service to all

"Infused with visionary power, Sacred America, Sacred World is a manifesto for our country's evolution that is both political and deeply spiritual. It offers profound hope that America can grow beyond our current challenges and manifest our noblest destiny, which the book shows is rooted in sacred principles that transcend left or right political views. Filled with practical ideas and innovative strategies honed from the author's work with over 1000 luminaries via his company, The Shift Network,

Aug 28, 2016
Salt Rising Bread - Recipes and Heartfelt Stories of a Nearly Lost Appalachian Tradition by Bardwell, Genevieve/ Brown, Susan Ray

Salt Rising Bread - Recipes and Heartfelt Stories of a Nearly Lost Appalachian Tradition

Aug 28, 2016
Samhain - rituals, recipes, & lore for Halloween by Rajchel, Diana.

Samhain - rituals, recipes, & lore for Halloween

"Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials series explores the old and new ways of celebrating the seasonal rites that are the cornerstones in the witch's year. A well-rounded introduction to Samhain, this attractive book features rituals, recipes, lore, and correspondences. It includes hands-on information for modern celebrations, spells and divination, recipes and crafts, invocations and prayers, and more! Samhain--also known as Halloween--is the final spoke in the wheel of the year. At this time, the har

Aug 28, 2016
Sams teach yourself C++ in 24 hours by Cadenhead, Rogers, author.

Sams teach yourself C++ in 24 hours

Aug 28, 2016
Scar tissue by Kiedis, Anthony.

Scar tissue

The lead singer and songwriter for the Red Hot Chili Peppers presents a memoir that captures the bright and dark moments of his life and career, including his descent into drug addiction and its influence on his musical evolution.

Aug 28, 2016
Sceptical Christianity - exploring credible belief by Reiss, Robert (Canon Emeritus of Westminster Abbey), author.

Sceptical Christianity - exploring credible belief

Aug 25, 2016
Sceptical Christianity - exploring credible belief by Reiss, Robert (Canon Emeritus of Westminster Abbey), author.

Sceptical Christianity - exploring credible belief

"How can Christianity remain a credible religion in our current era of scepticism? Reviving the debates begun by John Robinson and the demythologisation movement over half a century ago, Sceptical Christianity considers the main reasons behind people's religious scepticism and posits the question: what can be plausibly believed today? Reiss discusses issues of such as the relationship between religion and science and assisted dying, much debated among people of faith and no faith,, and shows how

Aug 28, 2016
Scream - a memoir of glamour and dysfunction by Janowitz, Tama, author.

Scream - a memoir of glamour and dysfunction

The author contrasts her early career in the heydey of 1980s New York City to her life today in quiet upstate New York and recounts the struggles she's endured as a daughter, wife, and mother.

Aug 28, 2016
Scriptorium - poems by Range, Melissa, 1973- author.

Scriptorium - poems

Aug 25, 2016