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The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead ... by Rockoff, Adam, 1974-

The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead ...

Horror films have simultaneously captivated and terrified audiences for generations, racking up billions of dollars at the box office and infusing our nightmares. Rockoff traces the highs and lows of the horror genre through the lens of his own obsessive fandom, born in the aisles of his local video store and nurtured with a steady diet of cable trash. He recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between.

Aug 27, 2016
The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house by Boase, Tessa, author.

The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton Abbey fiction, the real life Mrs Hughes was up against capricious mistresses, low pay, no job security and gruelling physical labour. Until now, her story has never been told. The Housekeeper's Tale reveals the personal sacrifices, bitter disputes and driving ambition that shaped these women's careers. Delving into secr

Aug 23, 2016
The hungry fan's game day cookbook - 165 recipes for eating, drinking & watching sports by Falk, Daina, author.

The hungry fan's game day cookbook - 165 recipes for eating, drinking & watching sports

Offers game-day recipes from a nationally recognized sports expert and fan, including such options as Cajun shrimp skewers, empanadas, buffalo chicken salad, and Italian hero sandwich, along with signature recipes from professional athletes.

Aug 25, 2016
The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher by Arlen, Alice, 1940-2016.

The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher

Aug 26, 2016
The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East by Solomon, Jay (Reporter)

The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East

This is the deeply reported, riveting account of a war waged on many levels--military, financial, covert--that most don't realize America has been engaged in for years. For over a decade, against the backdrop of the Middle East, Central Asia and the Far East, the United States and Iran have been engaged in a conflict as significant as it is hidden from view. Using a combination of economic sanctions, assassinations, global diplomacy and intelligence work, the United States has struggled to stabi

Aug 27, 2016
The kingdom of speech by Wolfe, Tom, author.

The kingdom of speech

"Taking readers on a rollicking ride through history, a master storyteller and reporter, whose legend began in journalism, presents a paradigm-shifting argument that speech, not evolution, is responsible for humanity's complex societies and achievements"--NoveList.

Aug 27, 2016
The language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry.

The language of SQL

Aug 27, 2016
The lion in the living room - how house cats tamed us and took over the world by Tucker, Abigail.

The lion in the living room - how house cats tamed us and took over the world

Aug 25, 2016
The local food revolution - how humanity will feed itself in uncertain times by Brownlee, Michael, 1946- author.

The local food revolution - how humanity will feed itself in uncertain times

Aug 27, 2016
The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times by Arrighi, Giovanni.

The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times

Aug 27, 2016
The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times by Arrighi, Giovanni.

The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times

Aug 25, 2016
The Lotus Sutra - A Biography by Lopez, Donald S., Jr.

The Lotus Sutra - A Biography

Aug 27, 2016
The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat by Beddall, Catherine, author.

The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat

Aug 25, 2016
The Magnolia Story by Gaines, Chip/ Gaines, Joanna

The Magnolia Story

Aug 25, 2016
The Mannings - the fall and rise of a football family by Anderson, Lars.

The Mannings - the fall and rise of a football family

Aug 26, 2016
The microbiome cookbook - 150 delicious recipes to nourish your microbiome and restore your gut health by Ellgen, Pamela, author.

The microbiome cookbook - 150 delicious recipes to nourish your microbiome and restore your gut health

The gastrointestinal microbiota comprises hundreds of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungal organisms that inhabit your intestines and live symbiotically with you. When the microbiome is disrupted, a cascade of complications can ensue, including allergies and food sensitivities, mental health problems, weight gain, irritable bowel syndrome and autoimmune diseases. The Microbiome Cookbook provides you with the information and recipes to support a flourishing gut population. Follow the program

Aug 27, 2016
The mindful child - how to help your kid manage stress and become happier, kinder, and more compassionate by Greenland, Susan Kaiser, author.

The mindful child - how to help your kid manage stress and become happier, kinder, and more compassionate

Outlines a detailed program to help children between the ages of four and eighteen to improve their attention and stress-management skills while becoming more compassionate, in a step-by-step reference that provides exercises, songs, and games that focuson academic performance and social skills.

Aug 27, 2016
The miracle myth - why belief in the Resurrection and the supernatural Is unjustified by Shapiro, Lawrence A., author.

The miracle myth - why belief in the Resurrection and the supernatural Is unjustified

Aug 27, 2016
The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting - The Mommy Shorts Guide to Laughing Even When You Feel Like Crying by Wiles, Ilana

The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting - The Mommy Shorts Guide to Laughing Even When You Feel Like Crying

Aug 25, 2016
The Moon Juice Cookbook - Cosmic Alchemy for a Thriving Body, Beauty, and Consciousness by Bacon, Amanda Chantal

The Moon Juice Cookbook - Cosmic Alchemy for a Thriving Body, Beauty, and Consciousness

Aug 27, 2016