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10% Human - How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness by Collen, Alanna

10% Human - How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

Apr 24, 2015
100 things every homeowner must know - how to save money, solve problems, and improve your home. by

100 things every homeowner must know - how to save money, solve problems, and improve your home.

Apr 26, 2015
100 years of Who's who in baseball by

100 years of Who's who in baseball

In celebration of the 100th issue of Who's Who in Baseball--one of the game's most venerable publications--comes a century's worth of the annual's iconic covers, insightful breakdowns of the players featured on those covers, and informative accounts of the baseball history tied to each year's issue.

Apr 26, 2015
101 baseball places to see before you strike out by Pahigian, Josh, author.

101 baseball places to see before you strike out

A brand new edition of the finalist for the 2008 Casey Award, presented annually to the best baseball book, 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out profiles America's greatest baseball museums, shrines, sports bars, pop culture landmarks and ballpark sites. From sandlots and skyboxes to TV rooms and sports bars, America's love for baseball has inspired countless memories, discussions, and tributes. Josh Pahigian takes us across America to explore the places where the game's history, cul

Apr 26, 2015
1920 - the year that made the decade roar by Burns, Eric, author.

1920 - the year that made the decade roar

Acclaimed author Eric Burns investigates the year of 1920, which was not only a crucial twelve-month period of its own, but one that foretold the future, foreshadowing the rest of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, whether it was Sacco and Vanzetti or the stock market crash that brought this era to a close.

Apr 26, 2015
33 days - a memoir by Werth, Léon, 1878-1955.

33 days - a memoir

"A rare eyewitness account by an important author of fleeing the Nazis' march on Paris in 1940, featuring a never-before-published introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. In June of 1940, Leon Werth and his wife fled Paris before the advancing Nazis Army. 33 Days is his eyewitness account of that experience, one of the largest civilian dispacements in history. Encouraged to write 33 Days by his dear friend, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author of The Little Prince, Werth finished the manuscript

Apr 24, 2015
9 1/2 narrow - my life in shoes by Morrisroe, Patricia, 1951- author.

9 1/2 narrow - my life in shoes

"Combining tidbits of cultural history, [journalist] Morrisroe chronicles her life as a bullied Catholic schoolgirl in Moby Dick brogues; a besotted college student in granny boots; an aspiring journalist in Annie Hall oxfords; a skeptical bride in her first Manolos; a reluctant fashionista in towering peep-toe pumps; and a concerned daughter, whose elderly mother hoped that her New Balance sneakers would help her regain her old balance"--Amazon.com.

Apr 21, 2015
A calculus of color - the integration of baseball's American League by McGregor, Robert Kuhn, 1952- author.

A calculus of color - the integration of baseball's American League

In 1947, as the integration of Major League baseball began, the once-daring American League had grown reactionary, unwilling to confront postwar challenges. As the political climate changed and some major league teams realized the necessity of integration, the American League proved painfully reluctant. With the exception of the Cleveland Indians, integration was slow and often ineffective. This book examines the integration of baseball, widely viewed as a triumph, through the experiences of the

Apr 26, 2015
A Complex Fate - William L. Shirer and the American Century by Cuthbertson, Ken

A Complex Fate - William L. Shirer and the American Century

Apr 24, 2015
A Dog's Gift - The Inspirational Story of Wounded Children and Veterans Healed by Man's Best Friend by Drury, Bob

A Dog's Gift - The Inspirational Story of Wounded Children and Veterans Healed by Man's Best Friend

Apr 24, 2015
A friendship like no other - experiencing God's amazing embrace by Barry, William A.

A friendship like no other - experiencing God's amazing embrace

Apr 26, 2015
A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden by Bloomfield, April, author.

A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden

Apr 26, 2015
A God that could be real - spirituality, science, and the future of our planet by Abrams, Nancy Ellen, 1948- author.

A God that could be real - spirituality, science, and the future of our planet

Explores a radically new way of thinking about God. She dismantles several common assumptions about God and shows why an omniscient, omnipotent God that created the universe and plans what happens is incompatible with science -- but that this doesn't preclude a God that can comfort and empower us.--Provided by publisher

Apr 21, 2015
A modern way to eat - 200+ satisfying vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing) by Jones, Anna (Food writer)

A modern way to eat - 200+ satisfying vegetarian recipes (that will make you feel amazing)

"A beautifully photographed and modern vegetarian cookbook packed with quick, healthy, and fresh recipes that explore the full breadth of vegetarian ingredients-- grains, nuts, seeds, and seasonal vegetables-- from Jamie Oliver's London-based food stylist and writer Anna Jones." --

Apr 26, 2015
A significant life - human meaning in a silent universe by May, Todd, 1955- author.

A significant life - human meaning in a silent universe

Apr 26, 2015
A terrible beauty - the wilderness of American literature by Raskin, Jonah, 1942-

A terrible beauty - the wilderness of American literature

"Shortly before he published Walden; or Life in the Woods, Henry David Thoreau called "The library a wilderness of books." He also noted that while Americans were "clearing the forest in our westward progress, we are accumulating a forest of books in our rear, as wild and unexplored as any of nature's primitive wildernesses." In A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature, Jonah Raskin takes a long close look at the forest of books that poets, novelists and essayists mapped and expl

Apr 26, 2015
A war for the soul of America - a history of the culture wars by Hartman, Andrew, author.

A war for the soul of America - a history of the culture wars

Apr 26, 2015
Abandon - Laying Aside Your Plan for God's Purpose by Timberlake, Tim

Abandon - Laying Aside Your Plan for God's Purpose

Apr 24, 2015
Act like a leader, think like a leader by Ibarra, Herminia, 1961-

Act like a leader, think like a leader

"Today's breakneck pace of change has an immense impact on leaders-and as a result, on the organizations they run. All too often, people remain stuck in outdated mindsets and modes of operating, even after others recognize the need for change. Leaders need to learn to pivot even when there are no obvious signals guiding their way. Leadership expert Herminia Ibarra (INSEAD) upends traditional, introspective advice and says act first-and then change your way of thinking. In this unconventional bo

Apr 24, 2015
Advanced home wiring - DC circuits, transfer switches, panel upgrades, circuit maps, more. by

Advanced home wiring - DC circuits, transfer switches, panel upgrades, circuit maps, more.

"Detailed step-by-step photos and how-to information for some of the more advanced wiring projects that a homeowner may encounter"--

Apr 23, 2015