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Don't get too comfortable by Rakoff, David.

Don't get too comfortable

From publisher description.

Jul 5, 2015
Digest by Pardlo, Gregory, author.

Digest

Jul 5, 2015
Why information grows - the evolution of order, from atoms to economies by Hidalgo, César A., 1979- author.

Why information grows - the evolution of order, from atoms to economies

"Why do some nations prosper while others do not? Economists usually turn to measures such as gross domestic product or per capita income to answer this question, but interdisciplinary theorist Cesar Hidalgo argues that we can learn more by measuring a country's ability to make complex products. In Why Information Grows, Hidalgo combines the seemingly disparate fields of economic development and physics to present this new rubric for economic growth. He believes that we should investigate what m

Jul 5, 2015
Xero for dummies by Smith, Heather Nicolette, author.

Xero for dummies

Jul 5, 2015
Last chance mustang - the story of one horse, one horseman, and one final shot at redemption by Bornstein, Mitchell.

Last chance mustang - the story of one horse, one horseman, and one final shot at redemption

"Last Chance Mustang is the story of Samson, a formerly free-roaming, still wild-at-heart American mustang that was plucked from his mountainous Nevada home and thrown into the domestic horse world where he was brutalized and victimized. After years of abuse, Samson had evolved into a hateful and hated, maladjusted beast until the day he found his way to a rural Illinois farm, an ill-equipped owner, and one last chance. Mitch Bornstein's task was to tame the violent beast whose best defense had

Jul 5, 2015
A full life - reflections at ninety by Carter, Jimmy, 1924- author.

A full life - reflections at ninety

In this autobiography, President "Carter tells what he is proud of and what he might do differently. He discusses his regret at losing his re-election, but how he and Rosalynn pushed on and made a new life and second and third rewarding careers. He is frank about the presidents who have succeeded him, world leaders, and his passions for the causes he cares most about, particularly the condition of women and the deprived people of the developing world"--Amazon.com.

Jul 5, 2015
The friends of Jesus by Kingsbury, Karen, author.

The friends of Jesus

Jul 5, 2015
Forensics - what bugs, burns, prints, DNA, and more tell us about crime by McDermid, Val, author.

Forensics - what bugs, burns, prints, DNA, and more tell us about crime

Forensics draws on interviews with some of these top-level professionals, ground-breaking research, and McDermid's own original interviews and firsthand experience on scene with top forensic scientists.

Jul 5, 2015
Does this beach make me look fat? by Scottoline, Lisa, author.

Does this beach make me look fat?

"The unstoppable, irreverent mother-daughter team presents a new collection of funny stories and true confessions that every woman can relate to. From identity theft to the hazards of bicycling to college reunions and eating on the beach, Lisa and Francesca tackle the quirks, absurdities, and wonders of everyday life with wit and warmth. As Lisa says, "More and more, especially in the summertime when I'm sitting on the beach, I'm learning not to sweat it. To go back to the child that I used to b

Jul 5, 2015
Comeback & beyond by Storey, Tim, 1960-

Comeback & beyond

Jul 5, 2015
College handbook, 2016 by

College handbook, 2016

Presents information on 2,200 4-year colleges and universities and 1,700 2-year community colleges and technical schools. Includes indexes to find schools by type, size, sports offerings, religious affiliation, plus the latest facts on Early Decision and wait-list policies and outcomes.

Jul 5, 2015
The College Board book of majors 2016 by

The College Board book of majors 2016

Jul 5, 2015
Top 10 New Orleans by Greenberg, Paul (Paul A.), author.

Top 10 New Orleans

Contains dozens of top ten lists for visitors to New Orleans, featuring brief descriptions and contact information for top ranked attractions, restaurants, festivals, shopping venues, museums, hotels, and other aspects of the city.

Jul 5, 2015
Dinosaur art- the world's greatest paleoart by White, Steve

Dinosaur art- the world's greatest paleoart

Jul 5, 2015
The silencing - how the left is killing free speech by Powers, Kirsten.

The silencing - how the left is killing free speech

"Free speech and freedom of conscience have long been core American values. Yet a growing intolerance from the left side of the political spectrum is threatening Americans' ability to freely express beliefs without fear of retaliation. USA Today columnist and Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers calls it "The Silencing." Powers chronicles this forced march toward conformity in an expose; of the illiberal tactics deployed to shut down debate on some of the most important issues of the day. How is

Jul 5, 2015
Siblings without rivalry - how to help your children live together so you can live too by Faber, Adele.

Siblings without rivalry - how to help your children live together so you can live too

Authors Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish refused to accept the idea that constant teasing, tattling, and battling is the price that must be paid for having more than one child. Drawing on their own experience and the hundreds of workshops they conducted throughout the country, they have developed simple yet effective ways to reduce conflict and generate goodwill between siblings. Each skill is illustrated by the thoughts and stories of real parents. Dialogue and cartoons show how to help children

Jul 5, 2015
Through a screen darkly by Overstreet, Jeffrey

Through a screen darkly

Jul 5, 2015
Storytelling with children by Mellon, Nancy

Storytelling with children

Jul 5, 2015
Storytelling and the art of imagination by Mellon, Nancy

Storytelling and the art of imagination

Jul 5, 2015
Solar house- pioneering sustainable design by Denzer, Anthony

Solar house- pioneering sustainable design

Jul 5, 2015