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Prepper's armed defense - life-saving firearms and alternative weapons to purchase, master and stockpile by Cobb, Jim, author.

Prepper's armed defense - life-saving firearms and alternative weapons to purchase, master and stockpile

A comprehensive guide to gun options as well as non-lethal and homemade alternatives needed for neutralizing attackers after a catastrophic collapse.

Aug 26, 2016
Pies & pastries by

Pies & pastries

Gives instructions and recipes for creating all kinds of main dish and dessert pastries, fancy variations, and fillings.

Aug 26, 2016
Pets on the couch - neurotic dogs, compulsive cats, anxious birds, and the new science of animal psychiatry by Dodman, Nicholas H., author.

Pets on the couch - neurotic dogs, compulsive cats, anxious birds, and the new science of animal psychiatry

"A celebrated veterinary behaviorist describes the practice of One Medicine, which hinges on the belief that humans and other animals have minds that work the same way, experience similar emotions and share the same neurochemistry,"--NoveList.

Aug 26, 2016
The perfect horse - the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis by Letts, Elizabeth, author.

The perfect horse - the daring U.S. mission to rescue the priceless stallions kidnapped by the Nazis

Aug 26, 2016
The ABCs of socialism by

The ABCs of socialism

"Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine The remarkable run of self-proclaimed "democratic socialist" Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted--for the first time in decades and to the shock of many--a national conversation about socialism. A New York Times poll in late November found that a majority of Democrats had a favorable view of socialism, and in New Hampshire in February, more than half of Democratic vo

Aug 26, 2016
Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings by Klarevas, Louis, 1968- author.

Rampage nation - securing America from mass shootings

In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for deadly rampages? What can we do to curb the carnage of this disturbing form of firearm violence? Contrary to conventional wisdom, the author shows that gun possession often prods aggrieved, mentally unstabl

Aug 26, 2016
The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes by Sadler, Anthony, author.

The 15-17 to Paris - the true story of a terrorist, a train, and three American heroes

"On August 21, 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded the 15:17 train in Brussels, bound for Paris. Khazzani's mission was clear: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on the crowded train. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed his weapons and prepared to launch his attack. But when he emerged, he encountered something he hadn't anticipated: three Americans who refused to give in to fear. Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone w

Aug 26, 2016
Find your brave - courage to stand strong when the waves crash in by Wagner, Holly, author.

Find your brave - courage to stand strong when the waves crash in

Aug 26, 2016
Golden girls forever by Colucci, Jim, author.

Golden girls forever

"The complete, first-ever Golden Girls retrospective, packed with hundreds of exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes and never-before-revealed stories, more than two hundred color and black-and-white photos, commentary, and more."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 26, 2016
Halloween - for organs, pianos and electronic keyboards by

Halloween - for organs, pianos and electronic keyboards

Aug 26, 2016
Natural color by Duerr, Sasha, author.

Natural color

Aug 26, 2016
The cyber effect - a pioneering cyberpsychologist explains how human behavior changes online by Aiken, Mary, author.

The cyber effect - a pioneering cyberpsychologist explains how human behavior changes online

"From one of the world's leading experts in cyberpsychology--a discipline that combines psychology, forensics, and technology--comes a groundbreaking exploration of the impact of technology on human behavior. In the first book of its kind, Mary Aiken applies her expertise in cyber-behavioral analysis to a range of subjects, including criminal activity on the Deep Web and Darknet; deviant behavior; Internet addictions; the impact of technology on the developing child; teenagers and the Web; cyber

Aug 26, 2016
A little thing called life - on loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and songs in between by Thompson, Linda, 1950- author.

A little thing called life - on loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and songs in between

Songwriter and actress Linda Thompson breaks her silence for the first time to share the extraordinary story of her life, career, and her epic romances with two of the most celebrated, yet enigmatic, modern American superstars--Elvis Presley and Bruce Jenner. Contains lyrics to many of her songs.

Aug 26, 2016
Sixty - a diary of my sixty-first year - the beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning? by Brown, Ian, 1954- author.

Sixty - a diary of my sixty-first year - the beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning?

Aug 26, 2016
Sick on you - the disastrous story of the Hollywood Brats, the greatest band you've never heard of by Matheson, Andrew.

Sick on you - the disastrous story of the Hollywood Brats, the greatest band you've never heard of

With only a guitar, a tatty copy of the Melody Maker, and his template for the perfect band, Andrew Matheson set out, in 1971, to make music history. His band, the Hollywood Brats, were pre-punk prophets--uncompromising, ultrathin, wild, and untamable. Thrown into the crazy world of the 1970s London music scene, the Brats recorded one genius-but-ignored album and ultimately fell foul of the crooks who ran a music industry that just wasn't quite ready for the punk revolution.

Aug 26, 2016
John Lennon vs. the U.S.A. - the inside story of the most bitterly contested and influential deportation case in United States history by Wildes, Leon, author.

John Lennon vs. the U.S.A. - the inside story of the most bitterly contested and influential deportation case in United States history

New York immigration attorney Leon Wildes tells the incredible story of this landmark case --John Lennon vs. The USA --- that set up a battle of wills between John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and President Richard Nixon. Although Wildes did not even know who John Lennon and Yoko Ono were when he was originally retained by them, he developed a close relationship with them both during the eventual five-year period while he represented them and thereafter.

Aug 26, 2016
The costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play. by

The costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play.

"Inspire your child's imagination with an easy-to-make and fun-to-wear costume."--Cover back.

Aug 26, 2016
1 out of 10 doctors recommend - drinking urine, eating worms, and other weird cures, cases, and research from the annals of medicine by Bender, H. Eric.

1 out of 10 doctors recommend - drinking urine, eating worms, and other weird cures, cases, and research from the annals of medicine

Three doctors explore and explain the least recommended techniques lurking in the darkest corners of medicine through the ages.

Aug 26, 2016