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Fields of blood - religion and the history of violence by Armstrong, Karen, 1944-

Fields of blood - religion and the history of violence

"From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion's connection to violence. For the first time in American history, religious self-identification is on the decline. Some have cited a perception that began to grow after Sept 11: That faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance and divisiveness--something bad for society. But how accurate is that view? And does it apply equally to all faiths? In these troubled times, we risk basing decis

Aug 26, 2014
Faster, Higher, Stronger - How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes--and What We Can Learn from Them by Mcclusky, Mark

Faster, Higher, Stronger - How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes--and What We Can Learn from Them

Aug 26, 2014
Empire of sin - a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans by Krist, Gary.

Empire of sin - a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans

Aug 26, 2014
Electric fencing - how to choose, build, and maintain the best fence for your plants and animals by Hansen, Ann Larkin.

Electric fencing - how to choose, build, and maintain the best fence for your plants and animals

Aug 26, 2014
Dreamers and Deceivers - True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America by Beck, Glenn

Dreamers and Deceivers - True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America

Aug 26, 2014
Daughters of men - portraits of African-American women and their fathers by Vassel, Rachel.

Daughters of men - portraits of African-American women and their fathers

A visual tribute to high-profile and celebrity African-American women and their fathers pairs photography with personal essays about how each father directly contributed to his daughter's successes.

Aug 26, 2014
The calories in, calories out cookbook - 200 everyday recipes that take the guesswork out of counting calories - plus, the exercise it takes to burn them off by Jones, Catherine Cheremeteff, author.

The calories in, calories out cookbook - 200 everyday recipes that take the guesswork out of counting calories - plus, the exercise it takes to burn them off

Collects two hundred low calorie recipes that include calories per serving and exercise necessary to burn those calories, with tips on ingredients, equipment, preparation, and cooking, and suggestions for formulating daily and weekly menus.

Aug 26, 2014
The beader's guide to jewelry design - a beautiful exploration of unity, balance, color & more by Deeb, Margie.

The beader's guide to jewelry design - a beautiful exploration of unity, balance, color & more

Details the principles of beaded jewelry design, using examples of work by contemporary bead artists, and focuses on such concepts as unity, focal point, shape, proportion, and color.

Aug 26, 2014
Cuban revelations - behind the scenes in Havana by Frank, Marc.

Cuban revelations - behind the scenes in Havana

"As a U.S.-born journalist who has called Havana home for almost a quarter century, Mark Frank has observed in person the best days of the revolution, the fall of the Soviet bloc, the great depression of the 1990s, the stepping aside of Fidel Castro, and the reforms now being devised by his brother. In Cuban Revelations, Frank offers a first-hand account of daily life in Cuba at the turn of the twenty-first century, the start of a new and dramatic epoch for islanders and the Cuban diaspora. Exam

Aug 26, 2014
Beyond ordinary - when a good marriage just isn't good enough by Davis, Justin.

Beyond ordinary - when a good marriage just isn't good enough

Presents a "he said, she said" account of the disintegration of the authors' marriage that also reveals how they were able to restore their relationship to become what God intended, and features questions for personal reflection.

Aug 26, 2014
Beyond intelligence - secrets for raising happily productive kids by Matthews, Dona J., 1951- author.

Beyond intelligence - secrets for raising happily productive kids

An essential guide for parents and educators, offering practical suggestions and strategies for raising smart, well-balanced, happily productive children.

Aug 26, 2014
The better baby book - how to have a healthier, smarter, happier baby by Asprey, Lana.

The better baby book - how to have a healthier, smarter, happier baby

This prenatal guide gives you a complete program of specific nutrition and environmental lifestyle changes to help you have a better baby. Based on the emerging science of epigenetics, the authors show how you can change the way your environment interacts with your genes, so you can reduce toxins in your home and body to make your baby healthier, smarter, and stronger.

Aug 26, 2014
The burning of the world - a memoir of 1914 by Zombory-Moldován, Béla, 1885-1967.

The burning of the world - a memoir of 1914

Aug 26, 2014
Brief encounters - conversations, magic moments, and assorted hijinks by Cavett, Dick.

Brief encounters - conversations, magic moments, and assorted hijinks

Aug 26, 2014
Browsing nature's aisles - a year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs by Brown, Wendy, 1967-, author.

Browsing nature's aisles - a year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs

Offers information on collecting, preparing, and preserving easily identifiable wild edibles found in most suburban landscapes.

Aug 26, 2014
Bright kids who can't keep up - help your child overcome slow processing speed and succeed in a fast-paced world by Braaten, Ellen.

Bright kids who can't keep up - help your child overcome slow processing speed and succeed in a fast-paced world

"Do you find yourself constantly asking your child to "pick up the pace"? Does he or she seem to take longer than others to get stuff done--whether completing homework, responding when spoken to, or getting dressed and ready in the morning? Drs. Ellen Braaten and Brian Willoughby have worked with thousands of kids and teens who struggle with an area of cognitive functioning called "processing speed," and who are often mislabeled as lazy or unmotivated. Filled with vivid stories and examples, thi

Aug 26, 2014
Charcuterie - the craft of salting, smoking, and curing by Ruhlman, Michael, 1963-

Charcuterie - the craft of salting, smoking, and curing

In addition to providing 125 classic recipes for sausages, terrines, and pates, the authors expand the definition of "charcuterie" to include anything preserved or prepared ahead such as Mediterranean olive and vegetable rillettes, duck confit, and pickles and sauerkraut.

Aug 26, 2014
Change your brain, change your life (before 25) - train the developing mind for a lifetime of success by Payne, Jesse J. (Jesse Jeremy)

Change your brain, change your life (before 25) - train the developing mind for a lifetime of success

Aug 26, 2014
The chakras - an authoritative edition of the groundbreaking classic by Leadbeater, C. W. (Charles Webster), 1854-1934.

The chakras - an authoritative edition of the groundbreaking classic

Aug 26, 2014
The chain - farm factory by Genoways, Ted.

The chain - farm factory

Aug 26, 2014