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Un-junk your diet - how to shop, cook, and eat to fight inflammation and feel better forever by Nielsen, Desiree.

Un-junk your diet - how to shop, cook, and eat to fight inflammation and feel better forever

"People don't need to be instructed to eat apples instead of potato chips. What we need is someone to inspire us to eat well and to show us just how powerful eating that apple can be. This person must be a trusted voice, one that can calm the informational clutter instead of adding yet another discordant voice to the pile. Desiree Nielsen is a dietitian, one of the public's most trusted sources of nutrition information. Un-Junk Your Diet, she teaches readers about anti-inflammatory dieting in a

Aug 21, 2014
Un-junk your diet - how to shop, cook, and eat to fight inflammation and feel better forever by Nielsen, Desiree.

Un-junk your diet - how to shop, cook, and eat to fight inflammation and feel better forever

"People don't need to be instructed to eat apples instead of potato chips. What we need is someone to inspire us to eat well and to show us just how powerful eating that apple can be. This person must be a trusted voice, one that can calm the informational clutter instead of adding yet another discordant voice to the pile. Desiree Nielsen is a dietitian, one of the public's most trusted sources of nutrition information. Un-Junk Your Diet, she teaches readers about anti-inflammatory dieting in a

Aug 27, 2014
Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America by Mutchler, Terry.

Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America

""One of the greatest love stories I have ever heard played out right here, under this beautiful dome. But it was a secret. Penny and Terry just wanted what so many people want-to express their love through marriage." -Illinois Representative Ann Williams Under This Beautiful Dome tells the true story of journalist Terry Mutchler's secret five-year relationship with Penny Severns, an Illinois State Senator who mentored Barack Obama. Forced to engage in an elaborate ruse to keep their relationsh

Aug 27, 2014
Undiluted - Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus by Corey, Benjamin L.

Undiluted - Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus

Aug 27, 2014
Undocumented - how immigration became illegal by Chomsky, Aviva, 1957- author.

Undocumented - how immigration became illegal

"This book looks at the role illegality or undocumentedness plays in our society and economy. It shows how the status was created, and how and why people, especially Mexicans and Central Americans, have been assigned this status. The first three chapters look at the histories of social exclusion. One looks specifically at the Mexican and Guatemalan contexts to understand why such large numbers of people from these countries enter the United States without documents, and how those who do so under

Aug 27, 2014
United States of Bread - Our Nation's Homebaking Heritage- from Sandwich Loaves to Sourdough, Quickbreads to Sweet Rolls by Kane, Adrienne

United States of Bread - Our Nation's Homebaking Heritage- from Sandwich Loaves to Sourdough, Quickbreads to Sweet Rolls

Aug 21, 2014
Unlikely Heroes - 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom by Holland, Jennifer (COR)

Unlikely Heroes - 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom

Aug 21, 2014
UnPHILtered - the way I see it by Robertson, Phil, 1946-

UnPHILtered - the way I see it

Shares the author's colorful and heartfelt views on life based on the love of God and love of one's neighbor, as well as how adopting those beliefs radically changed his way of life.

Aug 27, 2014
Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Pierson, Joy.

Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants

""Acclaimed vegan restaurants Candle Cafe and Candle 79 present a collection of plant-based recipes for year-round holidays including Lunar New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Passover, and Christmas"--Providedby publisher"--

Aug 27, 2014
Vegan planet - more than 425 irresistible recipes with fantastic flavors from home and around the world by Robertson, Robin.

Vegan planet - more than 425 irresistible recipes with fantastic flavors from home and around the world

"When it first appeared in 2003, Vegan Planet revolutionized animal-free cooking. Robin Robertson's pioneering book played a leading role in the passage of veganism from subculture to mainstream culinary lifestyle. Its breadth and variety of fantastically flavorful food not only gave vegans what they craved, it gave them food they could serve up happily to their non-vegan family members and friends. One decade and more than 100,000 copies later, this important classic is back in a thoroughly rev

Aug 27, 2014
Victoria - a life by Wilson, A. N., 1950-

Victoria - a life

Explores the life of Queen Victoria from her so-called "miserable childhood" to her early years of political inexperience, her publicly criticized marriage to Prince Albert, and the last decades of her rule as Empress of India.

Aug 27, 2014
Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear by Lavold, Elsebeth.

Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear

Provides advice for knitters on how to find inspiration in the illustrated examples of ancient ornaments and shares a selection of sweater and accessory patterns which incorporate such designs and motifs as loops, rings, chains, knots, S-hooks, and braiding.

Aug 25, 2014
Village of Secrets - Defying the Nazis in Vichy France by Moorehead, Caroline

Village of Secrets - Defying the Nazis in Vichy France

Aug 21, 2014
Violins of hope - violins of the Holocaust, instruments of hope and liberation in mankind's darkest hour by Grymes, James A., author.

Violins of hope - violins of the Holocaust, instruments of hope and liberation in mankind's darkest hour

"A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins owned by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust (some surviving when their owners did not) through the work of internationally-recognized Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein, who has spent two decades bringing these neglected, severely damaged instruments back to life"--

Aug 27, 2014
Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America by Matus, Victorino.

Vodka - how a colorless, odorless, flavorless spirit conquered America

"How risk-taking entrepreneurs defied the odds and turned medieval medicine into a multibillion-dollar industry"--

Aug 27, 2014
Wagstaff, before and after Mapplethorpe - a biography by Gefter, Philip.

Wagstaff, before and after Mapplethorpe - a biography

Aug 27, 2014
War dogs - tales of canine heroism, history, and love by Frankel, Rebecca.

War dogs - tales of canine heroism, history, and love

"Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up, his weapon raised. At the handler's command, the dog charged their attacker. There was the flash of steel, the blur of fur, and the sound of a single shot; the handler watched his dog take a bullet. During the weeks it would take the dog to heal, the handler never left its side. The dog had saved his life. Loyal and cou

Aug 21, 2014
War play - video games and the future of armed conflict by Mead, Corey.

War play - video games and the future of armed conflict

Exploring behind the scenes at training sessions where soldiers play multiplayer missions that test combat skills, an expert on military innovation shows how the military is influencing the adoption of video games as learning and recruitment tools.

Aug 27, 2014
Way below the angels - the pretty clearly troubled but not even close to tragic confessions of a real live Mormon missionary by Harline, Craig.

Way below the angels - the pretty clearly troubled but not even close to tragic confessions of a real live Mormon missionary

When Craig Harline set off on his two-year Mormon mission to Belgium in the 1970s, he had big dreams of doing miracles, converting the masses, and coming home a hero. What he found instead was a lot of rain and cold, one-sentence conversations with irritated people, and silly squabbles with fellow missionaries-- a range of experiences that nothing, including his own missionary training, had prepared him for. He also found a wealth of friendships with fellow Mormons as well as unconverted locals

Aug 27, 2014
What do you want to create today? - build the life you want at work by Tobin, Bob.

What do you want to create today? - build the life you want at work

Aug 21, 2014