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Better and faster - the proven path to unstoppable ideas by Gutsche, Jeremy, 1978- author.

Better and faster - the proven path to unstoppable ideas

In our world of chaos and change, what are you overlooking? If you knew the answer, you'd be a better innovator, better manager, and better investor. Become better by learning how to overcome three neurological traps that block successful people from realizing your full potential. Then, get faster by learning six patterns of opportunity -- Convergence, Divergence, Cyclicality, Redirection, Reduction and Acceleration. Each pattern is a repeatable shortcut that has created fortunes for ex-criminal

May 26, 2015
Beyond words - what animals think and feel by Safina, Carl, 1955-

Beyond words - what animals think and feel

May 26, 2015
Big data baseball - math, miracles, and the end of a 20-year losing streak by Sawchik, Travis.

Big data baseball - math, miracles, and the end of a 20-year losing streak

"Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was old school and stubborn. But after twenty straight losing seasons and his job on the line, he was ready to try anything. So when he met with GM Neal Huntington in October 2012, they decided to discard everything they knew about the game and instead take on drastic "big data" strategies. Going well beyond the number-crunching of Moneyball, which used statistics found on the back of baseball cards to identify market inefficiencies, the data the Pirates

May 25, 2015
Big yoga for less stress - a simple guide to reducing everyday anxiety by Kerr, Meera Patricia.

Big yoga for less stress - a simple guide to reducing everyday anxiety

May 26, 2015
Biodynamic gardening by Waldin, Monty, author.

Biodynamic gardening

Biodynamic gardening is a totally organic approach to revitalizing your garden. It improves plant health and makes your garden more naturally resistant to pests and diseases. It aims to increase the yield and intensify the flavor of your produce, makes your flowers vibrant and colorful, attracts beneficial wildlife, and is kind to the environment.

May 22, 2015
Bitcoin - And the Future of Money by Pagliery, Jose

Bitcoin - And the Future of Money

May 26, 2015
Blender for dummies by Van Gumster, Jason, author.

Blender for dummies

"Blender for Dummies is the quick and easy guide to learning 3D modeling and animation using the popular, free, open source Blender software. You'll learn how to create models, animate movement, and render well-lit scenes as you master the powerful features that rival the more expensive professional animation software. This third edition is updated to cover the latest features added in Blender, including digital sculpting with dynamic topology, rendering with the incredibly powerful Cycles rende

May 26, 2015
Blue Fasa by Mackey, Nathaniel, 1947-

Blue Fasa

Nathaniel Mackey's sixth collection of poems, Blue Fasa, carries forward what the New Yorker has described as the "mythological conception" and "descriptive daring" of his two intertwined serial poems. A long song that's one and more than one, this collection takes its title from two related black musical traditions, a West African griot epic as told by the Fasa, a clan in ancient Ghana, and trumpeter Kenny Dorham's hard bop classic "Blue Bossa," influenced by the emergence of Brazilian bossa no

May 26, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway road trip - including Shenandoah & Great Smoky Mountains National Parks by Frye, Jason, author.

Blue Ridge Parkway road trip - including Shenandoah & Great Smoky Mountains National Parks

This full-color guide to road tripping along the Blue Ridge Parkway includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.The Blue Ridge Parkway through Virginia and North Carolina draws visitors from all over the world, taking them from the majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to the splendor of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and offering stunning vistas, excellent hiking, and charming communities between. Experience them all with Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip as your gu

May 26, 2015
Bluestone - new and selected poems by Lasdun, James.

Bluestone - new and selected poems

"A generous selection that shows the poet James Lasdun at his lyrically inventive best Two men grapple with jumper cables, trying "to make a stand // in this last corner of our realm; machinery." A man on his way to see his therapist encounters a femalepolice officer in an elevator and feels himself regressing to "the original essence, the masculine / criminal salt." A teenager is tricked into eating a spoonful of lime pickle by his girlfriend's father. An Englishman in the Catskills ponders th

May 26, 2015
Boats & harbours in acrylic by Evans, Charles, author.

Boats & harbours in acrylic

Offers instructions on painting different boat scenes in acrylic, including a Greek boatyard, Swiss rowing boats, and a Mediterranean port.

May 26, 2015
Boko Haram - inside Nigeria's unholy war by Smith, Mike, 1975- author.

Boko Haram - inside Nigeria's unholy war

"An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa’s biggest nation and worried the world. Yet they remain a mysterious-almost unknowable-organization. Through extensive on-the-ground reporting, Smith takes readers inside the violence and provides the first in-depth account of the conflict. He traces Boko Haram from its beginnings in Nigeria’s remote northeast to its transformation into a hydra-headed monster, deploying suicide bombers and

May 26, 2015
Brick vehicles - amazing air, land, and sea machines to build from Lego® by Elsmore, Warren.

Brick vehicles - amazing air, land, and sea machines to build from Lego®

A journey into the ingenious modes of transportation around the world, from the invention of the first wheeled vehicles to the shuttles of the future. Over 60 vehicles in LEGO brick form from around the world are showcased. Clear instructions for the smaller models are included.

May 22, 2015
C.S. Lewis and his circle - essays and memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society by White, Roger (EDT)/ Wolfe, Judith (EDT)/ Wolfe, Brendan (EDT)

C.S. Lewis and his circle - essays and memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society

May 26, 2015
Cape Scott and the north coast trail - hiking Vancouver's wildest coast by Bremner, Maria I, author.

Cape Scott and the north coast trail - hiking Vancouver's wildest coast

May 26, 2015
Chicken soup for the soul 20th anniversary edition - all your favorite original stories plus 20 bonus stories for the next 20 years by

Chicken soup for the soul 20th anniversary edition - all your favorite original stories plus 20 bonus stories for the next 20 years

May 21, 2015
Chinese brush painting - flowers by Lok, Joan, author.

Chinese brush painting - flowers

Introduces basic brushwork found in Chinese brush painting, providing step-by-step instructions for painting thirty-six different flowers.

May 26, 2015
Christmas with Southern Living 2015 - the ultimate guide to holiday cooking & decorating. by

Christmas with Southern Living 2015 - the ultimate guide to holiday cooking & decorating.

Offers over one hundred recipes for meals, treats, and baked goods for gift-giving and holiday entertaining, along with seasonal decorating ideas, including festive centerpieces, mantles, and wreaths.

May 26, 2015
Clinical aromatherapy - essential oils in practice by Buckle, Jane, author.

Clinical aromatherapy - essential oils in practice

May 26, 2015
Collected poems by Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.

Collected poems

This collection presents all the poems Auden wished to preserve, in the texts that received his final approval. It includes the full contents of his previous collected editions along with all the later volumes of his shorter poems.

May 22, 2015