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Photoshop CC - the missing manual® by Snider, Lesa, author.

Photoshop CC - the missing manual®

Sep 22, 2014
They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived by Harvey, Doug, 1930-

They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived

"The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the "Best Umpires of All Time" by the Society of American Baseball Research--filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories"--

Sep 22, 2014
There Was a Little Girl - The Real Story of My Mother and Me by Shields, Brooke

There Was a Little Girl - The Real Story of My Mother and Me

Sep 22, 2014
Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times by Ahern, Patrick V.

Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times

Demonstrates how the examples of The´re`se of Lisieux can help Christians reconnect with the more loving aspects of their faith, explaining how to avoid religion's bureaucratic practices while experiencing abundance and fulfillment.

Sep 22, 2014
This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life by Owens-Reid, Dannielle.

This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life

Presents advice to parents of gay children, covering such topics as telling other family members, religious beliefs and sexuality, gender identity, and the importance of emotional support.

Sep 22, 2014
Ukulele Aerobics - For All Levels- From Beginner to Advanced by Johnson, Chad

Ukulele Aerobics - For All Levels- From Beginner to Advanced

Sep 22, 2014
Zachary Taylor by Eisenhower, John S. D., 1922-2013.

Zachary Taylor

A profile of the twelfth president traces his rise in the military and successes in the Mexican war to his election as the first president without a prior political office, in an account that also offers insight into Taylor's views on slavery and his sudden death.

Sep 22, 2014
Salad samurai - 100 cutting-edge, ultra-hearty, easy-to-make salads you don't have to be vegan to love by Romero, Terry Hope, author.

Salad samurai - 100 cutting-edge, ultra-hearty, easy-to-make salads you don't have to be vegan to love

Award-winning chef and Veganomicon coauthor Terry Hope Romero knows her veggies. In Salad Samurai, she's back to teach you the way of the veggie warrior, rescuing salads from their bland, boring reputation and "side" status with more than 100 vibrant, filling entrees. This is your guide to real salad bushido: a hearty base, a zesty dressing, and loads of seriously tasty toppings. Based on whole food ingredients and seasonal produce, these versatile meatless, dairy-free dishes are organized by se

Sep 22, 2014
The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family by Groening, Matt.

The Simpsons family history - a celebration of television's favorite family

So you think you know the Simpsons? Well, think again! The Simpsons Family History unravels 25 years of Simpsons facts and fun and presents them in a never-before-seen chronological format. Travel through time with Matt Groening as he pulls back the curtain and reveals the events that turned this average family into a pop culture phenomenon. Discover the hopes and dreams of a young Homer and uncover the sensitive and driven girl Marge was before she married him. Marvel at the hidden moments you

Sep 22, 2014
Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback by Davidson, Robyn, 1950- author.

Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

The author recounts her almost two-thousand mile journey across Australia with nothing but a dog and some camels for company.

Sep 22, 2014
A race for the future - how conservatives can break the liberal monopoly on Hispanic Americans by Gonzalez, Mike, 1960-

A race for the future - how conservatives can break the liberal monopoly on Hispanic Americans

"A landwork work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate"--From dust jacket.

Sep 22, 2014
Presentation zen design by Reynolds, Garr, author.

Presentation zen design

Sep 22, 2014
Why Homer matters / Why Homer Matters by Nicolson, Adam, 1957-

Why Homer matters / Why Homer Matters

Sep 22, 2014
Unbalanced - the codependency of america and china by Roach, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1945-

Unbalanced - the codependency of america and china

"The modern-day Chinese and U.S. economies have been locked in an uncomfortable embrace since the late 1970s. Although the relationship was built on a set of mutual benefits, in recent years it has taken on the trappings of an unstable co-dependence. This insightful book lays bare the pitfalls of the current China-U.S. economic relationship, highlighting disputes over trade policies and intellectual property rights, sharp contrasts in leadership styles, the role of the Internet, and the politica

Sep 22, 2014
The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science by Storr, Will, author.

The unpersuadables - adventures with the enemies of science

Interweaves personal memoir and investigative journalism with the latest neuroscience and experimental psychology research to reveal how the stories individuals tell themselves about the world shape their beliefs, leading to self-deception, toxic partisanship, and science denial.

Sep 22, 2014
The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion by Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.

The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion

"A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth, Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty, but also a sadder and wiser, report from early middle age. It's a report tempered by hard times. In "Matricide," Daum unflinchingly describes a parent's

Sep 22, 2014
The underground girls of Kabul - in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan by Nordberg, Jenny.

The underground girls of Kabul - in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan

An award-winning foreign correspondent who contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.

Sep 22, 2014
Up Ghost River - a chief's journey through the turbulent waters of Native history by Metatawabin, Edmund, 1947- author.

Up Ghost River - a chief's journey through the turbulent waters of Native history

Sep 22, 2014
The Thankful Heart - How Deliberate Gratitude Can Change Every Texture of Our Lives by Eyre, Richard/ Eyre, Linda

The Thankful Heart - How Deliberate Gratitude Can Change Every Texture of Our Lives

Sep 22, 2014
Vampira - dark goddess of horror by Poole, W. Scott, 1971-

Vampira - dark goddess of horror

"The new book from award-winning historian W. Scott Poole is a whip-smart piece of pop culture detailing the story of cult horror figure Vampira that actually tells the much wider story of 1950s America and its treatment of women and sex, as well as capturing a fascinating swath of Los Angeles history. In Vampire, Poole gives us the eclectic life of the dancer, stripper, actress, and artist Maila Nurmi, who would reinvent herself as Vampira during the backdrop of 1950s America, an era of both c

Sep 22, 2014