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Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! - the life of the world's worst opera singer by Bullock, Darryl W. author.

Florence! Foster!! Jenkins!!! - the life of the world's worst opera singer

"Madame Jenkins couldn't carry a tune in a bucket: despite that, in 1944 at the age of 76, she played Carnegie Hall to a capacity audience and had celebrity fans by the score. Her infamous 1940s recordings are still highly-prized today. In his well-researched and thoroughly entertaining biography, Darryl W. Bullock tells of Florence Foster Jenkins meteoric rise to success and the man who stood beside her, through every sharp note. Florence was ridiculed for her poor control of timing, pitch, an

Jun 30, 2016
Flyover nation - you can't run a country you've never been to by Loesch, Dana, author.

Flyover nation - you can't run a country you've never been to

"Blaze TV and top radio host Dana Loesch explains that the biggest political problem today is that the people who run this country have no idea what life is really like for ordinary Americans. In fact, they have contempt for the very people they claim to represent. When the owners of a small pizza parlor in Indiana were asked by the local press whether they would ever cater a gay wedding, they said no, citing their personal religious beliefs. The internet responded with immediate outrage, postin

Jun 30, 2016
The botany of desire - a plant's eye view of the world by Pollan, Michael.

The botany of desire - a plant's eye view of the world

An Idaho farmer cultivates Russet Burbank potatoes so that a customer at a McDonald's half a world away can enjoy a long, golden French fry. A gardener plants tulip bulbs in the fall and, come spring, has a riotous patch of color to admire. Two straightforward examples of how humans act on nature to get what we want. Or are they? What if those potatoes and tulips have evolved to gratify certain human desires so that humans will help them multiply? What if, in other words, these plants are using

Jun 30, 2016
The boomer's ultimate guide to social media marketing - learn how to navigate the digital highway by Amadio, Kalynn, author.

The boomer's ultimate guide to social media marketing - learn how to navigate the digital highway

Are you a baby boomer business professional struggling to make sense of social media? Discover how to get in front of ideal prospects, increase customer retention and loyalty, and grow your business using social media. You'll see that it's fun to use social media to build your business when you have the right guide showing you the way. This book will show you: which six social media websites you should be using; what to say and how to say it to build a vibrant community that listens to you; how

Jun 30, 2016
How the Post Office created America - a history by Gallagher, Winifred, author.

How the Post Office created America - a history

A masterful history of a long underappreciated institution, this book examines the surprising role of the postal service in our nation's political, social, economic, and physical development. The founders established the post office before they had even signed the Declaration of Independence, and for a very long time, it was the U.S. government's largest and most important endeavor--indeed, it was the government for most citizens. This was no conventional mail network but the central nervous sys

Jun 30, 2016
Hillbilly elegy - a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by Vance, J. D., author.

Hillbilly elegy - a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Jun 30, 2016
The book of Jezebel - an illustrated encyclopedia of lady things by Harding, Kate, 1975- author.

The book of Jezebel - an illustrated encyclopedia of lady things

From A to Z, this work covers the spectrum of defining the woman in contemporary society, and includes short bios of famous and influential women plus cultural terminology, concepts, and the gamut of interests pertaining to womanhood.

Jun 30, 2016
Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders - treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures by Kurn, Sidney, 1943- author.

Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders - treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures

"A guide to herbal and holistic medicine for brain health and neurologic disorders Provides detailed herbal, antioxidant, and nutritional strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, stroke, migraine, and seizures [bullet] Supported by scientific studies and years of successful clinical practice Discusses potential side effects, counter-indications, and the proper dosages to reduce symptoms, slow disease progression, and lessen the chances of recurrence Numerous medical journals

Jun 30, 2016
The handy state-by-state answer book - faces, places, and famous dates for all fifty states by Crompton, Samuel Willard, author.

The handy state-by-state answer book - faces, places, and famous dates for all fifty states

Jun 30, 2016
God and the afterlife - the groundbreaking new evidence for God and near-death experience by Long, Jeffrey, M.D., author.

God and the afterlife - the groundbreaking new evidence for God and near-death experience

"Based on the largest near-death-experience study in history--involving 3,000 people from diverse backgrounds and religious traditions, including nonbelievers--a New York Times best-selling author presents startling evidence that a Supreme Being exists--and there is amazing consistency about what he is like,"--NoveList.

Jun 30, 2016
Foster's Market favorites by Foster, Sara, author.

Foster's Market favorites

Jun 30, 2016
Foodaholic - the seven stages to permanent weight loss by Rubaum-Keller, Irene.

Foodaholic - the seven stages to permanent weight loss

Jun 30, 2016
Follow me - a memoir in challenges by Dillon, Ricky, author.

Follow me - a memoir in challenges

"In this inspiring and hilarious memoir, YouTube star Ricky Dillon gives you an exciting look into his personal life and reveals the ins and outs of being a young star online"--

Jun 30, 2016
Blending families - merging households with kids 8-18 by Crow, Trevor, author.

Blending families - merging households with kids 8-18

Jun 30, 2016
The big thing - how to complete your creative project even if you're a lazy, self-doubting procrastinator like me by Korkki, Phyllis, author.

The big thing - how to complete your creative project even if you're a lazy, self-doubting procrastinator like me

"New York Times business writer Phyllis Korkki explores what drives people to pursue their dreams of creating the next Big Thing, documenting through stories, case studies, and science, the productive habits and behaviors of those who achieve success"--

Jun 30, 2016
Beyond Human - How Cutting-edge Science Is Extending Our Lives by Herold, Eve

Beyond Human - How Cutting-edge Science Is Extending Our Lives

Jun 30, 2016
Being Jazz - my life as a (transgender) teen by Jennings, Jazz, author.

Being Jazz - my life as a (transgender) teen

The author reccounts how her public experiences have influenced her attitude towards the transgender community, as she works to educate others about transgenderism while navigating the challenges of being a teenager.

Jun 30, 2016
Being human in God's world - an Old Testament theology of humanity by McConville, J. G. (J. Gordon), author.

Being human in God's world - an Old Testament theology of humanity

Jun 30, 2016
The beginner's guide to writing knitting patterns - learn to write patterns others can knit by Atherley, Kate, author.

The beginner's guide to writing knitting patterns - learn to write patterns others can knit

Teaches knitters how to write knitting patterns, including how to handle multiple sizes and how to establish a personal style sheet.

Jun 30, 2016
Becoming nature - learning the language of wild animals and plants by Song, Tamarack, 1948- author.

Becoming nature - learning the language of wild animals and plants

Jun 30, 2016