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The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage by Kelly, Clara Olink.

The flamboya tree - memories of a mother's wartime courage

Jul 2, 2015
The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature by Haskell, David George.

The forest unseen - a year's watch in nature

"In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Each short chapter begins with a simple observation: a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter; the first blossom of spring wildflowers. From these, Haskell spins a web of biology and ecology, explai

Jul 2, 2015
The forgiveness project - stories for a vengeful age by Cantacuzino, Marina, 1959-

The forgiveness project - stories for a vengeful age

Jun 30, 2015
The friends of Jesus by Kingsbury, Karen, author.

The friends of Jesus

Jul 2, 2015
The Geeky Chef Cookbook - Real-Life Recipes for Your Favorite Fantasy Foods - Unofficial Recipes from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and More by Reeder, Cassandra

The Geeky Chef Cookbook - Real-Life Recipes for Your Favorite Fantasy Foods - Unofficial Recipes from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, and More

Jul 2, 2015
The ghosts who travel with me - a literary pilgrimage through Brautigan's America by Green, Allison.

The ghosts who travel with me - a literary pilgrimage through Brautigan's America

Jul 2, 2015
The gift of adult ADD - how to transform your challenges & build on your strengths by Honos-Webb, Lara.

The gift of adult ADD - how to transform your challenges & build on your strengths

Jul 2, 2015
The goddess within - a guide to the eternal myths that shape women's lives by Woolger, Jennifer Barker.

The goddess within - a guide to the eternal myths that shape women's lives

"Gestalt and Jungian psychologists Jennifer and Roger Woolger have written a fascinating guide to the goddess qualities that live within us all. Learn how to navigate the turning points in your life by understanding which goddess type is coming to the fore. Wonderfully affirming, profound in its implications, 'The Goddess Within' helps restore the feminine to its rightful place in the modern consciousness and offers every woman the unique opportunity to learn more about her own power to transfor

Jul 2, 2015
The good shufu - finding love, self, and home on the far side of the world by Slater, Tracy.

The good shufu - finding love, self, and home on the far side of the world

"In this memoir of travel and love, a fiercely independent American woman finds everything she ever wanted in the most unexpected place. Shufu. In Japanese it means "housewife," and it's the last thing Tracy Slater ever thought she'd call herself. A writer and academic, Tracy had carefully constructed a life she loved in her beloved hometown of Boston. But everything was upended when she fell head over heels for the most unlikely mate: a Japanese salaryman based in Osaka who barely spoke her lan

Jul 2, 2015
The good, the bad, and the grace of God - what honesty and pain taught us about faith, family, and forgiveness by Robertson, Jep.

The good, the bad, and the grace of God - what honesty and pain taught us about faith, family, and forgiveness

"Jep Robertson, the youngest son of Duck Commander Phil Robertson, and his wife, Jessica, open up about their personal trials, their early years together, and the challenges that might have destroyed them both had the grace of God not intervened. Jep describes being molested as a child and his reluctance to tell anyone until only a few years ago, his downward spiral into drug and alcohol abuse, and the eventual intervention of his family. Jessica shares about the difficult failure of her first m

Jul 2, 2015
The gut balance revolution - boost your metabolism, restore your inner ecology, and lose the weight for good! by Mullin, Gerard E.

The gut balance revolution - boost your metabolism, restore your inner ecology, and lose the weight for good!

"The Gut Balance Revolution by Gerard E. Mullin, MD Your gut microbiome: Those trillions of bacteria that live in your digestive tract. There are more of them than there are of you--and if they're balanced just right, with more "good" bacteria than "bad," excess pounds will melt away and you'll feel better than ever. From the top authority on the gut microbiome, here's a plan that will show you how to starve the fat-forming bacteria, reseed your gut with good fat-burning ones, and fertilize tho

Jul 2, 2015
The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age by Leopold, David, 1965-

The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age

"Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as well as on numerous book, record, and program covers; film posters and publicity art; and on fifteen U.S. postage stamps. Now, The Hirschfeld Century brings together for the first time the artist's extraordinary eighty-two-year career, revealed in more than 360 o

Jul 2, 2015
The house of twenty thousand books by Abramsky, Sasha.

The house of twenty thousand books

"The House of Twenty Thousand Books is journalist Sasha Abramsky's elegy to the vanished intellectual world of his grandparents, Chimen and Miriam, and their vast library of socialist literature and Jewish history. A rare book dealer and self-educated polymath who would go on to teach at Oxford and consult for Sotheby's, Chimen Abramsky drew great writers and thinkers like Isaiah Berlin and Eric Hobsbawm to his north London home; his library grew from his abiding passion for books and his search

Jul 2, 2015
The imitation of Christ by Thomas, à Kempis, 1380-1471.

The imitation of Christ

Thomas ?Kempis' masterpiece, completed in 1427, shows the way by which the faithful may follow Christ's teachings.

Jul 2, 2015
The impulsive, disorganized child - solutions for parenting kids with executive functioning difficulties by Forgan, James W.

The impulsive, disorganized child - solutions for parenting kids with executive functioning difficulties

Jul 1, 2015
The influence machine - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the corporate capture of American life by Katz, Alyssa, author.

The influence machine - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the corporate capture of American life

"The United States now has three political parties, though only two of them are elected.The newest was founded a century ago, but just came to power in the last decade: It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the political party of the new American oligarchy. In this groundbreaking investigation of the big business takeover of the American political process, Alyssa Katz draws upon years of research to chronicle the rise to power of the organization and the oversized, combative personalities who lead

Jul 1, 2015
The Irish Garden by Powers, Jane/ Hession, Jonathan (PHT)

The Irish Garden

Jul 2, 2015
The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world by Gratch, Alon, author.

The Israeli mind - how the Israeli national character shapes our world

Jul 2, 2015
The Japanese House Reinvented by Jodidio, Philip

The Japanese House Reinvented

Jul 2, 2015
The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games by Kaplan, Ron, 1957-

The Jewish Olympics - the history of the Maccabiah Games

"Having grown from 390 athletes from fourteen countries to nine thousand athletes from seventy-eight countries, the Maccabiah Games (or the “Jewish Olympics,” as it has come to be known) continue to gain popularity. The Maccabiah Games, which take place in Israel, first began in 1932, and the latest games took place in July of 2013, with the debut of participants from Cuba, Albania, and Nicaragua. Sports range from table tennis to ice hockey, basketball, chess, and much more. Past participants h

Jul 2, 2015