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YumUniverse - infinite possibilities for a gluten-free, plant-powerful, whole-food lifestyle by Crosby, Heather.

YumUniverse - infinite possibilities for a gluten-free, plant-powerful, whole-food lifestyle

"Adding more plant-based, gluten-free foods into your life just got a lot tastier. Whether you're transitioning to a completely plant-based diet or you just want some ideas for how to prepare scrumptious veggie dishes, Heather Crosby provides a step-by-step guide to adding good stuff into your existing routine. YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole Food Lifestyle offers a creative collection of more than 150 amazing recipes developed by Heather, all with no

Feb 24, 2015
Winter blues survival guide - a workbook for overcoming SAD by Rosenthal, Norman E., author.

Winter blues survival guide - a workbook for overcoming SAD

"Using the engaging tools in this skillfully crafted workbook, sufferers of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can create their own blueprint for greater well-being all year long. Simple checklists, fill-in-the-blank forms, and nuggets of information help readers monitor their symptoms; determine which treatments to try (including light therapy, meditation, and other self-help options, as well as antidepressants and psychotherapy); and keep track of what works. Readers can download and print addi

Feb 27, 2015
Whiskey cocktails - rediscovered classics and contemporary craft drinks using the world's most popular spirit by Bobrow, Warren, author.

Whiskey cocktails - rediscovered classics and contemporary craft drinks using the world's most popular spirit

Feb 24, 2015
Wasted - a memoir of anorexia and bulimia by Hornbacher, Marya, 1974-

Wasted - a memoir of anorexia and bulimia

"A classic of psychology and eating disorders, now reissued with an important and perhaps controversial new afterword by the author, Wasted is New York Times bestselling author Marya Hornbacher's highly acclaimed memoir that chronicles her battle with anorexia and bulimia. Vivid, honest, and emotionally wrenching, Wasted is the story of how Marya Hornbacher willingly embraced hunger, drugs, sex, and death--until a particularly horrifying bout with anorexia and bulimia in college forever ended th

Feb 27, 2015
Voting rights by

Voting rights

"Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--

Feb 27, 2015
Vitamania - our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection by Price, Catherine, 1978-

Vitamania - our obsessive quest for nutritional perfection

"The startling story of America's devotion to vitamins-and how it keeps us from good health Health-conscious Americans seek out vitamins any way they can, whether in a morning glass of orange juice, a piece of vitamin-enriched bread, or a daily multivitamin. We believe that vitamins are always beneficial and that the more we can get, the better-and yet despite this familiarity, few of us could explain what vitamins actually are. Instead, we outsource our questions to experts and interpret "vitam

Feb 26, 2015
US foreign policy by

US foreign policy

Feb 27, 2015
Under the Radar Michigan - the first 50 by Daldin, Tom, author.

Under the Radar Michigan - the first 50

The host and producers of Under the Radar Michigan, a PBS television series, provide the travel destinations of their first 50 episodes. "If you're looking for great Michigan places to explore, vacation, eat, live, start a business or just relax, this book is for you. Chapter by chapter, we take you along on our first fifty episodes and discover great Michigan cities, interesting people, incredible restaurants, romantic spaces and great places to vacation with the whole family."--Page [4] of cov

Feb 27, 2015
Top 10 Cuba by Baker, Christopher P., 1955- author.

Top 10 Cuba

Provides background information on Cuba; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.

Feb 27, 2015
Tobacco and smoking by

Tobacco and smoking

Feb 27, 2015
Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money by Lapin, Daniel (Daniel E.)

Thou shall prosper - ten commandments for making money

Lapin presents a practical approach to creating wealth--based on the established principles of ancient Jewish wisdom--made accessible to people of all backgrounds. This second edition provides new examples, especially of Internet-related business opportunities.

Feb 24, 2015
This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith by Sutterfield, Ragan, author.

This is my body - from obesity to Ironman, my journey into the true meaning of flesh, spirit, and deeper faith

"Sutterfield brings us back to a biblical perspective--a freeing, corrective viewpoint that reminds us of the connection between spirit, mind, and body. Along the way, he shares his journey from overweight addict to Ironman competitor. He counts his success, though, not in his decreased clothing size but in his increased understanding of how much God loves the body and what it means to take care of his whole being"--Amazon.com.

Feb 24, 2015
They know everything about you - how data-collecting corporations and snooping government agencies are destroying democracy by Scheer, Robert.

They know everything about you - how data-collecting corporations and snooping government agencies are destroying democracy

"In the first week of June 2013, the American people discovered that for a decade, they had abjectly traded their individual privacy for the chimera of national security. The revelation that the federal government has full access to all phone records and the vast trove of presumably private personal data posted on the Internet has brought the threat of a surveillance society to the fore. But the erosion of privacy rights extends far beyond big government. Big business has long played a leading r

Feb 26, 2015
The worth of war by Ginsberg, Benjamin.

The worth of war

"Although war is terrible and brutal, history shows that it has been a great driver of human progress. So argues political scientist Benjamin Ginsberg in this incisive, well-researched study of the benefits to civilization derived from armed conflict. Ginsberg makes a convincing case that war selects for and promotes certain features of societies that are generally held to represent progress. These include rationality, technological and economic development, and liberal forms of government. Cont

Feb 24, 2015
The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender by Manuel, Zenju Earthlyn, author.

The way of tenderness - awakening through race, sexuality, and gender

"In The Way of Tenderness, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, sexuality, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege. Manuel brings her own experiences as a lesbian black woman into conversation with Buddhism to square our ultimately empty nature with superficial perspectives of everyday life. Her hard-won insights reveal that dry wisdom alone is not

Feb 24, 2015
The Tao of vegetable gardening - cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity by Deppe, Carol, author.

The Tao of vegetable gardening - cultivating tomatoes, greens, peas, beans, squash, joy, and serenity

Feb 26, 2015
The story of my heart by Jefferies, Richard, 1848-1887.

The story of my heart

Feb 27, 2015
The spirit of Saint Francis - inspiring words from Pope Francis by Francis, Pope, 1936-

The spirit of Saint Francis - inspiring words from Pope Francis

Feb 27, 2015
The Sound of Music story - how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time by Santopietro, Tom.

The Sound of Music story - how a beguiling young novice, a handsome Austrian captain, and ten singing Von Trapp children inspired the most beloved film of all time

Published to coincide with the film's 50th anniversary, an ultimate fan book shares behind-the-scenes facts about The Sound of Music's filming in Austria and Hollywood and incorporates new interviews with production insiders, including Johannes von Trapp.

Feb 24, 2015
The separation of church and state - interpreting the constitution by Porterfield, Jason.

The separation of church and state - interpreting the constitution

Feb 27, 2015