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Kris Kristofferson - country highwayman by Hurd, Mary G.

Kris Kristofferson - country highwayman

Jul 5, 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 5, 2015
In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights by Sardar, Zahid, author.

In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights

Jul 5, 2015
How memory works--and how to make it work for you by Madigan, Robert.

How memory works--and how to make it work for you

"Do you wish you could remember the names of people you just met? What if birthdays, anniversaries, and online passwords rarely slipped your mind? Robert Madigan is an expert in the "memory arts"--practical, proven methods for improving the ability to retain and use information. Like taking the stairs instead of the elevator, it's important to exercise memory in simple ways every day. Dr. Madigan explains the science of how memory works and presents innovative mnemonic devices and visualization

Jul 5, 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 5, 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 5, 2015
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 5, 2015
Fear and the muse kept watch - the Russian masters--from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein--under Stalin by McSmith, Andy.

Fear and the muse kept watch - the Russian masters--from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein--under Stalin

Jul 5, 2015
Fashion in the Middle Ages by Scott, Margaret, 1951-

Fashion in the Middle Ages

Explore medieval fashions through illuminated manuscripts, from the luxurious attire of royalty to the modest clothes worn by the peasantry to medieval depictions of ancient and biblical garments.

Jul 5, 2015
Fantasy islands - Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis by Sze, Julie, author.

Fantasy islands - Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis

"The rise of China and its status as a leading global factory--combined with an increasing worldwide desire for inexpensive toys, clothes, and food--are altering the way people live and consume. At the same time, the world appears wary of the real costs of this desire: toys drenched in lead paint, dangerous medicines, and tainted pet food. Examining sites in China, including the plan for a new eco-city called Dongtan on the island of Chongming, suburbanization projects, and the Shanghai World Ex

Jul 5, 2015
What's your story? - true experiences from complete strangers by Doman, Brandon, author.

What's your story? - true experiences from complete strangers

"In 2009, Brandon Doman, who has always been curious about the people with whom we share our world, sat at a local coffeehouse and decided to ask passersby a simple question: "What's your story?" Providing only paper and pens, Doman created an exploratory space that instantly intrigued people to share their stories anonymously. Now, more than 10,000 stories later, the Strangers Project has become a momentous movement, engaging strangers of all ages and backgrounds to reflect, rejoice, heal, and

Jul 5, 2015
Weekend wonder detox - quick cleanses to strengthen your body and enhance your beauty by Cook, Michelle Schoffro.

Weekend wonder detox - quick cleanses to strengthen your body and enhance your beauty

" Detoxify! Cleanse! Avoid processed foods! Detox regimens have never been more popular. But they're not always easy or completely healthy. In fact, many are arduous, lengthy, costly, and minimally effective. Now, natural health and wellness expert Michelle Schoffro Cook offers a new approach to purifying your body. In Dr. Cook's quiz, she helps you pinpoint which areas of your health and body need attention. Then she offers targeted two-day tune-up plans. Sample spa-like weekend itineraries inc

Jul 5, 2015
The sisters are alright - changing the broken narrative of black women in America by Winfrey Harris, Tamara.

The sisters are alright - changing the broken narrative of black women in America

Jul 5, 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 5, 2015
Electronic dance music grooves - house, techno, hip-hop, dubstep, and more! by Bess, Josh.

Electronic dance music grooves - house, techno, hip-hop, dubstep, and more!

Jul 5, 2015
Don't get too comfortable by Rakoff, David.

Don't get too comfortable

From publisher description.

Jul 5, 2015
Digest by Pardlo, Gregory, author.

Digest

Jul 5, 2015
Why information grows - the evolution of order, from atoms to economies by Hidalgo, César A., 1979- author.

Why information grows - the evolution of order, from atoms to economies

"Why do some nations prosper while others do not? Economists usually turn to measures such as gross domestic product or per capita income to answer this question, but interdisciplinary theorist Cesar Hidalgo argues that we can learn more by measuring a country's ability to make complex products. In Why Information Grows, Hidalgo combines the seemingly disparate fields of economic development and physics to present this new rubric for economic growth. He believes that we should investigate what m

Jul 5, 2015
Xero for dummies by Smith, Heather Nicolette, author.

Xero for dummies

Jul 5, 2015
Last chance mustang - the story of one horse, one horseman, and one final shot at redemption by Bornstein, Mitchell.

Last chance mustang - the story of one horse, one horseman, and one final shot at redemption

"Last Chance Mustang is the story of Samson, a formerly free-roaming, still wild-at-heart American mustang that was plucked from his mountainous Nevada home and thrown into the domestic horse world where he was brutalized and victimized. After years of abuse, Samson had evolved into a hateful and hated, maladjusted beast until the day he found his way to a rural Illinois farm, an ill-equipped owner, and one last chance. Mitch Bornstein's task was to tame the violent beast whose best defense had

Jul 5, 2015