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God gave me you - the true story of love, loss, and a heaven-sent miracle by Seaman, Tricia.

God gave me you - the true story of love, loss, and a heaven-sent miracle

Terminal cancer patient Trish Somers asks oncology nurse Tricia Seaman to care for her son.

May 5, 2016
White sands - experiences from the outside world by Dyer, Geoff, author.

White sands - experiences from the outside world

"From "one of our most original writers" (Kathryn Schulz) comes an expansive and exacting book--firmly grounded, but elegant, witty, and always inquisitive--about travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves. Geoff Dyer's perennial search for tranquility, for "something better," continues in this series of fascinating and seemingly unrelated pilgrimages--with a tour guide who is in fact not a tour guide at the Forbidden City in Beijing, with friends at th

May 5, 2016
The winter fortress - the epic mission to sabotage Hitler's atomic bomb by Bascomb, Neal, author.

The winter fortress - the epic mission to sabotage Hitler's atomic bomb

"Documents the Allied raid against occupied Norway's Vermork hydroelectric plant, the world's only supplier of an essential ingredient needed by the Nazis to build an atomic bomb, citing the teamwork of British Special Ops, a brilliant scientists and refugee Norwegian commandos that foiled Hitler's nuclear ambitions,"--NoveList.

May 5, 2016
Where are the women architects? by Stratigakos, Despina, author.

Where are the women architects?

May 5, 2016
The true tails of Baker and Taylor - the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town... and the world by Louch, Jan, author.

The true tails of Baker and Taylor - the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town... and the world

May 5, 2016
Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure by Christofferson, Travis, author.

Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure

"In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. 'Tripping Over the Truth' follows the story of cancers proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the German scientific golden age, to modern laboratories around the world. The reader is taken on a journey through time and science that results in an unlikely connecting

May 5, 2016
The taxidermist's cut by Mohabir, Rajiv, author.

The taxidermist's cut

May 5, 2016
Staying sharp for dummies by American Geriatrics Society.

Staying sharp for dummies

"Maintaining and improving your brain's health is vital to your quality of life--a fact that becomes more important as you age. This essential guide offers tons of helpful information and tangible steps you can take to keep an active mind throughout your life." -- Page [4] cover.

May 5, 2016
Stanley Kubrick and me - thirty years at his side by D'Alessandro, Emilio.

Stanley Kubrick and me - thirty years at his side

"This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker--for the first time. Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and others, has always been depicted by the media as the Howard Hughes of filmmakers, a weird artist obsessed with his work and privacy to the point of madness. But who was he really? Emilio D'Alessandr

May 5, 2016
Sibley birds west - field guide to birds of western North America by Sibley, David, 1961- author, illustrator.

Sibley birds west - field guide to birds of western North America

"Covering North American species of the Rocky Mountains and west, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

May 5, 2016
Sibley birds East - field guide to birds of eastern North America by Sibley, David, 1961- author, illustrator.

Sibley birds East - field guide to birds of eastern North America

"Covering North American species east of the Rocky Mountains, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

May 5, 2016
Sh*tty mom for all seasons - half-@ssing it all year long by Ybarbo, Alicia, author.

Sh*tty mom for all seasons - half-@ssing it all year long

"Told in the same tongue-in-cheek voice as the original, this sequel is full of funny parenting tips and relatable stories for contemporary moms. Sh*tty Mom for All Seasons explores the occasions throughout the year that test every mother's patience and inspire self-deprecating humor and that second glass of wine. With chapters organized by season, the book will teach you how to navigate the bumpy roads of motherhood, learn to laugh at the occasional parenting fail, and maybe even appreciate you

May 5, 2016
Serve the people - making Asian America in the long sixties by Ishizuka, Karen L., author.

Serve the people - making Asian America in the long sixties

May 5, 2016
Running from office - why young Americans are turned off to politics by Lawless, Jennifer L., 1975-

Running from office - why young Americans are turned off to politics

"Running from Office is the first analysis of young people's political ambition, based on a national poll of over 4000 high school and college students. It has been well-documented that political socialization begins early in life, but this will be the first consideration of the way that political socialization influences political ambition among youth. In it, the authors delve into how young people view political figures, what traits they see as necessary for political success, and how they vie

May 5, 2016
Rich media, poor democracy - communication politics in dubious times by McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952- author.

Rich media, poor democracy - communication politics in dubious times

Argues that mass media has become a major anti-democratic force in the United States and worldwide.

May 5, 2016
Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams by Darling, Gala, author.

Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams

May 5, 2016
The quotidian mysteries - laundry, liturgy, and "women's work" by Norris, Kathleen, 1947-

The quotidian mysteries - laundry, liturgy, and "women's work"

The bestselling author of The Cloister Walk reflects on the sanctifying possibilities of everyday work and how God is present in worship and liturgy as well as in ordinary life. Definitely not "for women only."

May 5, 2016
Project Gemini by Reichl, Eugen author.

Project Gemini

"In just two-and-a-half years, beginning in 1964, two unmanned and ten manned flights took place in the Gemini program. This program was the turning point in the space race with the USSR; from then on the Americans took the lead. Flights lasting two weeks, into the Van Allen Belt, the first extravehicular activities, rendezvous maneuvers and docking with other spacecraft--all of this was achieved by Gemini, paving the way for the more demanding moon landing program. It was not all success, ho

May 5, 2016
The Presidents and the Constitution - a living history by

The Presidents and the Constitution - a living history

May 5, 2016
Penny stocks for dummies by Leeds, Peter, author.

Penny stocks for dummies

While the majority of penny stocks are very risky, choosing the right ones can be extremely lucrative. Written by penny stock expert Peter Leeds -- also known as The Penny Stock Professional -- this hands-on, friendly guide takes the guesswork out of investing in penny stocks and gives you the knowledge to make smart investment choices that can yield big returns. In no time, you'll have the confidence and know-how to properly identify and purchase winning penny stocks -- and get in on the ground

May 5, 2016