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The girl from Human Street - ghosts of memory in a Jewish family by Cohen, Roger, author.

The girl from Human Street - ghosts of memory in a Jewish family

Award-winning New York Times columnist Roger Cohen turns a compassionate yet discerning eye on the legacy of his own forebears. As he follows them across continents and decades, mapping individual lives that diverge and intertwine, vital patterns of struggle and resilience, valued heritage and evolving loyalties (religious, ethnic, national), converge into a resonant portrait of cultural identity in the modern age. Beginning in the nineteenth century and continuing through to the present day, Co

Jan 21, 2015
The good news about marriage - debunking discouraging myths about marriage and divorce by Feldhahn, Shaunti.

The good news about marriage - debunking discouraging myths about marriage and divorce

Jan 26, 2015
The good sleeper - the essential guide to sleep for your baby--and you by Kennedy, Janet Krone.

The good sleeper - the essential guide to sleep for your baby--and you

"Cry it out or co-sleep? Bassinet or swing? White noise machine or Bach? How many hours anyway? For something so important, there's too much conflicting information about how best to get your baby to sleep through the night and nap successfully during the day. This book is a straightforward, no-nonsense answer to one of the biggest challenges new parents face when they welcome a brand new baby home. This book is written for exhausted parents, giving them immediate access to the information they

Jan 26, 2015
The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot - The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom by Harden, Blaine

The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot - The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom

Jan 23, 2015
The grief recovery handbook for pet loss by Friedman, Russell, author.

The grief recovery handbook for pet loss

Jan 23, 2015
The history of the world by Roberts, J. M. (John Morris), 1928-2003.

The history of the world

Jan 23, 2015
The illustrated encyclopedia of small arms - from hand cannons to automatic weapons by Matthews, Rupert.

The illustrated encyclopedia of small arms - from hand cannons to automatic weapons

Jan 26, 2015
The imperial presidency by Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.

The imperial presidency

Jan 23, 2015
The inspirational atheist - wise words on the wonder and meaning of life by Jackson, Buzzy (COM)

The inspirational atheist - wise words on the wonder and meaning of life

Collects uplifting quotations from some of mankind's most important philosophers, scientists, writers, and comedians specifically for atheists and humanists who seek wisdom without the scripture.

Jan 26, 2015
The Ketogenic Diet - A Scientifically Proven Approach to Fast, Healthy Weight Loss by Mancinelli, Kristen

The Ketogenic Diet - A Scientifically Proven Approach to Fast, Healthy Weight Loss

Jan 22, 2015
The ketogenic diet - the scientifically proven approach to fast, healthy weight loss by Mancinelli, Kristen, author.

The ketogenic diet - the scientifically proven approach to fast, healthy weight loss

Jan 26, 2015
The Last Two Seconds - Poems by Bang, Mary Jo

The Last Two Seconds - Poems

Jan 26, 2015
The leadership crisis and the free market cure - why the future of business depends on the return to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness by Allison, John A.

The leadership crisis and the free market cure - why the future of business depends on the return to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

"The highly anticipated follow up to The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure--the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post bestsellerThe Leadership Crisis and the Free Market Cure reveals the integrated principles he sees as critical to the success of any leade--all of which are modern day reflections of the American Founders' concept of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. John Allison believes many of the problems in our economy are the direct result of leaders wh

Jan 23, 2015
The leadership handbook - 26 critical lessons every leader needs by Maxwell, John C., 1947- author.

The leadership handbook - 26 critical lessons every leader needs

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Jan 26, 2015
The lean muscle diet - a customized nutrition and workout plan - eat the foods you love to build the body you want and keep it for life! by Schuler, Lou, author.

The lean muscle diet - a customized nutrition and workout plan - eat the foods you love to build the body you want and keep it for life!

"Research shows that although people can lose 5 to 10 percent of their body weight on any given diet, dieting itself is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Why? At some point, everyone stops dieting. The lean muscle diet [seeks to solve] the sustainability problem while offering immediate results. It's simple: act as if you already have the body you want. If a reader is, say, a 220-pound man who wants to become a muscular 180-pounder, he then uses [the book's] formula to eat and train

Jan 26, 2015
The like switch - an ex-FBI agent's guide to influencing, attracting, and winning people over by Schafer, Jack, author.

The like switch - an ex-FBI agent's guide to influencing, attracting, and winning people over

Jan 22, 2015
The Lincoln-Douglas debates. by Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, creator.

The Lincoln-Douglas debates.

Jan 26, 2015
The Madman and the Assassin - The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth by Martelle, Scott

The Madman and the Assassin - The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth

Jan 26, 2015
The man who couldn't stop - OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought by Adam, David, 1972- author.

The man who couldn't stop - OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought

"Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this ... fusion of science, history, and memoir, [science editor and writer] David Adam explores the weird thoughts that exist within every mind and explains how they drive millions of us toward obsession and compulsion"--Dust jacket flap.

Jan 26, 2015
The match girl and the heiress by Koven, Seth, 1958-

The match girl and the heiress

"Nellie Dowell was a match-factory girl in Victorian London who spent her early years consigned to orphanages and hospitals. Muriel Lester, the daughter of a wealthy shipbuilder, longed to be free of the burden of money and possessions. Together, these unlikely soul mates sought to remake the world according to their own utopian vision of Christ's teachings. The Match Girl and the Heiress paints an unforgettable portrait of their late-nineteenth-century girlhoods of wealth and want, and their da

Jan 26, 2015