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The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water by Congdon, Lisa, author.

The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water

Shares facts related to swimming, as well as personal anecdotes from swimmers about their love of the water.

Jun 24, 2016
The king's bed - sex and power in the court of Charles II by Jordan, Don, 1948- author.

The king's bed - sex and power in the court of Charles II

To refer to the private life of Charles II is to abuse the adjective. His personal life was anything but private. His amorous liaisons were largely conducted in royal palaces surrounded by friends, courtiers and literally hundreds of servants and soldiers. Gossip radiated throughout the kingdom. Charles spent most of his wealth and his intellect on gaining and keeping the company of women, from the lowest sections of society such as the actress Nell Gwyn to the aristocratic Louise de Ke´rouaille

Jun 24, 2016
The Kite and the String - How to Write With Spontaneity and Control and Live to Tell the Tale by Mattison, Alice

The Kite and the String - How to Write With Spontaneity and Control and Live to Tell the Tale

Jun 23, 2016
The Language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry

The Language of SQL

Jun 24, 2016
The last days of Stalin by Rubenstein, Joshua, author.

The last days of Stalin

Jun 20, 2016
The latter days - a memoir by Freeman, Judith, 1946- author.

The latter days - a memoir

"When Judith Freeman was 22, she was working in the cookware department of the Mormon church-owned department store in the town in Utah where she grew up. She was living in her parents' house with her four year old son, who had already endured two heart surgeries, and she was in the process of divorcing her husband, whom she married at the age of 17. She had abandoned Mormonism, the faith into which she was born, and she was having an affair with her son's surgeon, who was married with three chi

Jun 20, 2016
The Lightroom Mobile Book by Kelby, Scott

The Lightroom Mobile Book

Jun 24, 2016
The long weekend - life in the English country house, 1918-1939 by Tinniswood, Adrian.

The long weekend - life in the English country house, 1918-1939

Jun 23, 2016
The magic of broths - 60 great recipes for healing broths and stocks, and how to make them by Sandler, Nick.

The magic of broths - 60 great recipes for healing broths and stocks, and how to make them

Jun 24, 2016
The maker's manual by Maietta, Andrea, author.

The maker's manual

A guide to transforming ideas into physical projects and working toward a sustainable business covers such topics as electronics prototyping, CAD software, 3D printing, programming with Python, project management, and business financing.

Jun 24, 2016
The maximum security book club - reading literature in a men's prison by Brottman, Mikita, 1966- author.

The maximum security book club - reading literature in a men's prison

"A riveting account of the two years literary scholar Mikita Brottman spent reading literature with criminals in a maximum-security men's prison outside Baltimore, and what she learned from them--Orange Is the New Black meets Reading Lolita in Tehran. Onsabbatical from teaching literature to undergraduates, and wanting to educate a different kind of student, Mikita Brottman starts a book club with a group of convicts from the Jessup Correctional Institution in Maryland. She assigns them ten dark

Jun 24, 2016
The mistresses of Cliveden - three centuries of scandal, power, and intrigue in an English stately home by Livingstone, Natalie, author.

The mistresses of Cliveden - three centuries of scandal, power, and intrigue in an English stately home

Jun 20, 2016
The Nordic kitchen - one year of family cooking by Meyer, Claus (Cook), author.

The Nordic kitchen - one year of family cooking

Offers seasonal Scandinavian recipes, including pan-fried garfish with rhubarb chutney, seared hanger steak with frise´e lettuce, and crispy puff pastry apple pie.

Jun 24, 2016
The Nordic kitchen - one year of family cooking by Meyer, Claus (Cook), author.

The Nordic kitchen - one year of family cooking

Offers seasonal Scandinavian recipes, including pan-fried garfish with rhubarb chutney, seared hanger steak with frise´e lettuce, and crispy puff pastry apple pie.

Jun 23, 2016
The nuts and bolts of church planting - a guide for starting any kind of church by Malphurs, Aubrey.

The nuts and bolts of church planting - a guide for starting any kind of church

"Most books on church planting offer a model for churches to replicate--usually one that is tied to a particular style, generation, or even demographic. But what churches really need is a process that is flexible, not bound to a particular time or current fad. In The Nuts and Bolts of Church Planting, trusted author and church-planting expert Aubrey Malphurs shares the basic steps of a process that every church planter needs"--Publisher website.

Jun 24, 2016
The Official Ubuntu Book by Helmke, Matthew/ Joseph, Elizabeth K./ Rey, Jos ̌Antonio

The Official Ubuntu Book

Jun 24, 2016
The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future by Inman, Mason.

The oracle of oil - a maverick geologist's quest for a sustainable future

Describes the life and career of the geophysicist and Shell Oil researcher who shocked the scientific community with his brilliance but also with his controversial predictions about the peak and steady decline of American oil production.

Jun 24, 2016
The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life by Newmark, Amy/ Norville, Deborah

The Power of Gratitude - 101 Stories About How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life

Jun 24, 2016
The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence by Keltner, Dacher, author.

The power paradox - how we gain and lose influence

An examination of the nature of power argues that empathy and giving are the ultimate sources of lasting power, discussing how people often misunderstand how they achieved power and end up losing it, and how power can be a demonstrably good thing.

Jun 24, 2016
The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family by Kaufman, Sherelyn R./ Kaufman, Michael J./ Nelson, Elizabeth Chase

The Pre-K Home Companion - Learning the Importance of Early Childhood Education and Choosing the Best Program for Your Family

Jun 24, 2016