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The high-conflict custody battle - protect yourself & your kids from a toxic divorce, false accusations, & parental alienation by Baker, Amy J. L., author.

The high-conflict custody battle - protect yourself & your kids from a toxic divorce, false accusations, & parental alienation

A team of legal and psychology experts presents a practical guidebook for people who are engaged in a high-conflict custody battle. If you are dealing with an overtly hostile, inflammatory, deceitful, or manipulative ex-spouse, you will learn how to find and work with an attorney and prepare for a custody evaluation. The book also provides helpful tips you can use to defend yourself against false accusations, and gives a realistic portrayal of what to expect during a legal fight.

Dec 28, 2014
The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - official movie guide by Sibley, Brian, author.

The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - official movie guide

Provides a behind-the-scenes look at the cast, crew, creatures, costumes, and special effects featured in the final film of the The Hobbit trilogy directed by Peter Jackson and starring Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, and Billy Connolly.

Dec 26, 2014
The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - visual companion by Fisher, Jude, author.

The hobbit - the battle of the five armies - visual companion

A visual companion to "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" film follows the conclusion to the quest of Thorin Oakensshield's Company to reclaim the kingdom of Erebor, with character profiles and notes on key Middle-Earth locations.

Dec 26, 2014
The Hobbit, the battle of the five armies - chronicles - art & design by Falconer, Daniel, author.

The Hobbit, the battle of the five armies - chronicles - art & design

"A stunning look at the creative process behind The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies--the third and final installment of one of the world's biggest motion picture franchises from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson. Working closely with the film's production staff, the award-winning team at WETA brings together more than 240 pages of spectacular four-color visuals, including hundreds of images of concept artwork, photographs, development paintings, and more created by the artists

Dec 25, 2014
The Home Reference to Holistic Health & Healing - Easy-to-Use Natural Remedies, Herbs, Flower Essences, Essential Oils, Supplements, and Therapeutic Practices for Health, Happiness, and Well-Being by Mars, Brigitte/ Fiedler, Chrystle/ Gladstar, Rosemary (

The Home Reference to Holistic Health & Healing - Easy-to-Use Natural Remedies, Herbs, Flower Essences, Essential Oils, Supplements, and Therapeutic Practices for Health, Happiness, and Well-Being

Dec 26, 2014
The inspired wedding - seven handcrafted themes for your big day by Arendoski, Emma, author.

The inspired wedding - seven handcrafted themes for your big day

Dec 28, 2014
The Interstellar Age - Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission by Bell, Jim

The Interstellar Age - Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission

Dec 28, 2014
The Italian Americans - a history by Laurino, Maria, author.

The Italian Americans - a history

Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the complicated, centuries-long story of the true Italian-American experience. Looking beyond the familiar caricatures fostered by popular culture, she tells the stories of Sicilian workers imported to replace the labor of freed slaves, the grim realities from which most immigrants came, the lynchings of Italian Americans, and the first uses of the word "mafia." Laurino shows how Italian Americans dominated the fishing industry in San F

Dec 22, 2014
The Jesus and Mary Chain - barbed wire kisses by Howe, Zoë.

The Jesus and Mary Chain - barbed wire kisses

Dec 22, 2014
The Jesus Code - Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels by Gibson, David/ McKinley, Michael

The Jesus Code - Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels

Dec 26, 2014
The keeper - a life of saving goals and achieving them by Howard, Tim, 1979-

The keeper - a life of saving goals and achieving them

In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges he has faced, and the enduring faith that has sustained him. In The Keeper, the man who electrified the world with his amazing performance in Brazil does something he would never do on a soccer field: he drops his guard. As fiercely protective ab

Dec 24, 2014
The limits of partnership - U.S.-Russian relations in the twenty-first century by

The limits of partnership - U.S.-Russian relations in the twenty-first century

Dec 24, 2014
The living years - the first Genesis memoir by Rutherford, Mike

The living years - the first Genesis memoir

Dec 26, 2014
The lonely war - one woman's account of the struggle for modern Iran by Fathi, Nazila, 1970- author.

The lonely war - one woman's account of the struggle for modern Iran

"As a nine-year-old Tehrani schoolgirl during the Iranian Revolution, Nazila Fathi watched her country change before her eyes. The revolutionaries-- most of them poor, uneducated, and radicalized-- seized jobs, housing, and positions of power, transforming Iranian society practically overnight. But this socioeconomic revolution had an unintended effect. As Fathi shows, the forces unleashed in 1979 inadvertently created a robust Iranian middle class, one that today hungers for more personal freed

Dec 24, 2014
The Longest Afternoon - The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo by Simms, Brendan

The Longest Afternoon - The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo

Dec 26, 2014
The man who killed Kennedy - the case against LBJ by Stone, Roger J.

The man who killed Kennedy - the case against LBJ

Stone knows that Lyndon Johnson murdered President John F. Kennedy. Combining decades of insider political knowledge with cutting edge JFK assassination research, he lays out the case that Lyndon Johnson manipulated the situation in Dallas on November 22, 1963, and murdered Kennedy as he murdered numerous other victims along the way. LBJ was not just shooting his way into the White House, he was avoiding political ruin and prosecution and jail for corruption at the hands of the Kennedys.

Dec 24, 2014
The man who touched his own heart - true tales of science, surgery, and mystery by Dunn, Rob R.

The man who touched his own heart - true tales of science, surgery, and mystery

"The Man Who Touched His Own Heart tells the raucous, gory, mesmerizing story of the heart, from the first "explorers" who dug up cadavers and plumbed their hearts' chambers, through the first heart surgeries-which had to be completed in three minutes before death arrived-to heart transplants and the latest medical efforts to prolong our hearts' lives, almost defying nature in the process. Thought of as the seat of our soul, then as a mysteriously animated object, the heart is still more a myste

Dec 26, 2014
The manual of plant grafting - practical techniques for ornamentals, vegetables, and fruit by MacDonald, Peter T.

The manual of plant grafting - practical techniques for ornamentals, vegetables, and fruit

Dec 24, 2014
The Master Cleanse Made Easy - Your No-Fail Guide to Feeling Great During and After the Detox by Westen, Robin

The Master Cleanse Made Easy - Your No-Fail Guide to Feeling Great During and After the Detox

Dec 26, 2014
The Michelin Guide. Chicago restaurants 2015. by

The Michelin Guide. Chicago restaurants 2015.

"Our dynamic team has spent this year updating our selection to reflect the rich diversity of Chicago's restaurants. As part of our meticulous evaluation process, our inspectors have anonymously and methodically eaten through all the city's neighborhoods to compile the finest in each category for your enjoyment"--[page] 3 of cover.

Dec 23, 2014