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Who made early Christianity? - the Jewish lives of the Apostle Paul by Gager, John G.

Who made early Christianity? - the Jewish lives of the Apostle Paul

May 24, 2015
When bad things happen to good quilters - survival guide for fixing & finishing any quilting project by Ford, Joan, 1961-

When bad things happen to good quilters - survival guide for fixing & finishing any quilting project

May 24, 2015
The wheel of healing with Ayurveda - an easy guide to a healthy lifestyle by Fondin, Michelle S., 1970-

The wheel of healing with Ayurveda - an easy guide to a healthy lifestyle

""An introduction to ayurveda as a holistic approach that considers diet, exercise, and genetics as well as relationships, life purpose, past experiences, environmental health, and financial stress. Addresses health issues including diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety and depression, obesity, high cholesterol, and heart disease as well as addiction and detoxification"--

May 24, 2015
We don't need roads - the making of the Back to the future trilogy by Gaines, Caseen, 1986-

We don't need roads - the making of the Back to the future trilogy

"A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly successful and beloved Back to the Future trilogy, just in time for the 30th anniversary Long before Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time in a flying DeLorean, director Robert Zemeckis, and his friend and writing partner Bob Gale, worked tirelessly to break into the industry with a hit. During their journey to realize their dream, they encountered unprecedented challenges and regularly took the difficult way out. For the first t

May 24, 2015
Visual Basic - a beginner's tutorial by Ky, Jayden, author.

Visual Basic - a beginner's tutorial

Introduces the fundamentals of Visual Basic programming, covering such topics as VB language syntax, object-oriented programming, working with numbers and dates, error handling, input output, generics, annotations, and database access.

May 24, 2015
Universal principles of design - 125 ways to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, make better design decisions, and teach through design by Lidwell, William.

Universal principles of design - 125 ways to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, make better design decisions, and teach through design

This volume is a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of visual design elements and principles. Organized alphabetically, it pairs clear explanations of every design concept with visual examples of the concepts applied in practice.

May 24, 2015
The world on a plate - 40 cuisines, 100 recipes, and the stories behind them by Holland, Mina, author.

The world on a plate - 40 cuisines, 100 recipes, and the stories behind them

"Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes "When we eat, we travel." Thus begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why in forty cultures. What's the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? Why do people in Marseille eat bouillabaisse? What's the story behind the curries of India? Bubbling over with anecdotes, trivia, and lore-from the role of

May 24, 2015
Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir by Dern, Bruce.

Things I've said, but probably shouldn't have - an unrepentant memoir

Bruce Dern has worked with practically every iconic actor and director in the last fifty years, and he's not afraid to say what he thinks about them. In this memoir, he looks back over his career, telling one memorable story after another and giving key insights into how placing artistic challenge over career development has kept one of Hollywood's greatest actors from also being one of its most rich and famous. He writes candidly about working with Alfred Hitchcock, John Frankenheimer, Claude C

May 24, 2015
That's just your interpretation - responding to skeptics who challenge your faith by Copan, Paul.

That's just your interpretation - responding to skeptics who challenge your faith

May 24, 2015
The time mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told - a memoir by Eberhart, Dikkon.

The time mom met Hitler, Frost came to dinner, and I heard the greatest story ever told - a memoir

May 24, 2015
Sugar smart express - the 21-day quick start plan to stop cravings, lose weight, and still enjoy the sweets you love! by Alexander, Anne (Anne Adele)

Sugar smart express - the 21-day quick start plan to stop cravings, lose weight, and still enjoy the sweets you love!

"Sugar is everywhere. Once confined to candy, desserts, and the sugar bowl, it has made its way into our peanut butter, bread, tomato sauce, and salad dressing. The average American eats nearly 130 pounds of added sugar a year, and 75 percent of 86,000 foods analyzed in one study contained added sweeteners. This information is now at the forefront of media, public policy, and water cooler conversation, and Americans are wising up to what a sugar-laden diet means for their health: added pounds th

May 24, 2015
My spirit took you in - the romance that sparked an epidemic of fear by Troh, Louise, author.

My spirit took you in - the romance that sparked an epidemic of fear

The fiance´e of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan breaks her silence in a deeply personal memoir chronicling their decade-long relationship, from their initial encounters in Liberia to the end of his life in a Dallas isolation ward.

May 24, 2015
Non-negotiable - the story of Happy State Bank & the power of accountability / Sam Silverstein. by Silverstein, Sam, author.

Non-negotiable - the story of Happy State Bank & the power of accountability / Sam Silverstein.

Sam Silverstein, champion of accountability, presents the inspiring story of how J. Pat Hickman transformed a sleepy small town bank from one location and $10 million in assets into 34 locations and over $2.5 billion in assets by knowing what he believes and not negotiating on what he holds dear. In the process, he assembled a team of leaders that understand what great culture looks like and a bank full of motivated people who love what they do.

May 24, 2015
Planck - driven by vision, broken by war by Brown, Brandon R., author.

Planck - driven by vision, broken by war

May 24, 2015
The odd woman and the city - a memoir by Gornick, Vivian.

The odd woman and the city - a memoir

"A memoir of self-discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever-changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely independent woman who has lived out her conflicts, not her fantasies, in a city (New York) that has done the same." --

May 24, 2015
The nursing mother's companion - the breastfeeding book mothers trust, from pregnancy through weaning by Huggins, Kathleen.

The nursing mother's companion - the breastfeeding book mothers trust, from pregnancy through weaning

"Breastfeeding is natural, but it is not entirely instinctive for either mothers or babies. The Nursing Mother's Companion has been among the best-selling books on breastfeeding for over 30 years, with over 1 million copies sold. It is respected and recommended by professionals, including The International Lactation Consultant Association, T. Berry Brazelton and The American Academy of Pediatrics, and is well loved by new parents for its encouraging and accessible style. Kathleen Huggins equips

May 24, 2015
Taking a stand - moving beyond partisan politics to unite America by Paul, Rand.

Taking a stand - moving beyond partisan politics to unite America

"Senator Rand Paul, leading national politician and 2016 Presidential candidate, presents his vision for America."--

May 24, 2015
On death and dying by Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth.

On death and dying

This book introduced the now-famous idea of the five stage s of dealing with death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. It gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve the patient, and the patient's family.

May 24, 2015
Rick Steves' Budapest by Steves, Rick, 1955- author.

Rick Steves' Budapest

May 24, 2015
Quilled animals by Boden Crane, Diane, author

Quilled animals

This delightful book provides 20 easy yet imaginative designs covering a range of animals such as cats, dogs, sheep, a hippopotamus, a fox, giraffes and an alpaca, and includes three-dimensional designs. The projects are cute and whimsical, and quick to make. They will appeal to experienced quillers looking for new ideas and inspiration, as well as beginners who wish to take up this delightful craft.

May 24, 2015