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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 6, 2015
In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights by Sardar, Zahid, author.

In & out of Paris - gardens of secret delights

Jul 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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 6, 2015
The Oxford companion to sugar and sweets by

The Oxford companion to sugar and sweets

The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets is the most ambitious and eclectic reference work of its kind, a sweeping collection of nearly 600 entries on all things sweet, written by 265 expert contributors.

Jul 6, 2015
Now eat this! - 100 quick calorie cuts - at home by DiSpirito, Rocco.

Now eat this! - 100 quick calorie cuts - at home

Presents tips and tricks on ingredient substitutions that can remove 100 calories from any dish, and offers guidelines for reducing calorie intake while eating at restaurants.

Jul 6, 2015
Meals in a jar - quick and easy, just-add-water, homemade recipes by Languille, Julie.

Meals in a jar - quick and easy, just-add-water, homemade recipes

Offers advice and recipes for preparing ready-to-cook meals to be kept on the shelf in jars until they are ready to be prepared, covering natural breakfasts, dinners, and desserts.

Jul 6, 2015
Indonesia etc. - exploring the improbable nation by Pisani, Elizabeth.

Indonesia etc. - exploring the improbable nation

Jul 6, 2015
The nitpicker's guide for classic trekkers by Farrand, Phil.

The nitpicker's guide for classic trekkers

Points out bloopers, errors, equipment oddities, and plot discrepancies for three seasons of "Star Trek" and all six movies

Jul 6, 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 unleashed by Rankins, Ray, author.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 unleashed

"You’ll find start-to-finish coverage of SQL Server’s core database server and management capabilities: all the real-world information, tips, guidelines, and examples you’ll need to install, monitor, maintain, and optimize the most complex database environments. The provided examples and sample code provide plenty of hands-on opportunities to learn more about SQL Server and create your own viable solutions."--

Jul 6, 2015
Magnificent obsessions - the artist as collector by

Magnificent obsessions - the artist as collector

Jul 6, 2015
Living luxe gluten free by Lee, Michelle, author.

Living luxe gluten free

Living Luxe Gluten Free features more than 110 new gluten free and lactose free recipes designed to make your gluten free life deliciously luxurious. Dishes are engineered for flavor, health, and simplicity.

Jul 6, 2015
The origins of the civil rights movement - black communities organizing for change by Morris, Aldon D.

The origins of the civil rights movement - black communities organizing for change

A blending of scholarly research and interviews with many of the figures who launched the civil rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s records the events of the movement's tumultuous first decade

Jul 6, 2015
Ocean country - rescuing myself and saving the seas by Cunningham, Liz.

Ocean country - rescuing myself and saving the seas

Jul 6, 2015
The noonday demon - an atlas of depression by Solomon, Andrew, 1963- author.

The noonday demon - an atlas of depression

The author offers a look at depression, drawing on his own battle with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, researchers, and doctors to assess the disease's complexities, causes, symptoms, and available therapies.

Jul 6, 2015
Nirvana - the biography by True, Everett.

Nirvana - the biography

Traces the history of the influential band Nirvana, discussing the band's creation, successes, controversies, downfall after Kurt Cobain's suicide, and impact on modern American culture.

Jul 6, 2015
The new complete guitarist by Chapman, Richard.

The new complete guitarist

Iintroduces a teach-yourself guitar program, complete with hundreds of step-by-step illustrations that include fingering charts, chords, notes, scales, modes, and sequences, as well as an annotated portfolio of more than one hundred makes and models of guitars.

Jul 6, 2015
He's just not that into you - the no-excuses truth to understanding guys by Behrendt, Greg.

He's just not that into you - the no-excuses truth to understanding guys

Based on an episode of "Sex and the City," offers a lighthearted, no-nonsense look at dead-end relationships, providing advice for letting go and moving on.

Jul 6, 2015
Hiking Arizona - a guide to the state's greatest hiking adventures by Grubbs, Bruce (Bruce O.).

Hiking Arizona - a guide to the state's greatest hiking adventures

Jul 6, 2015