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The Way of Tenderness - Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender by Manuel, Earthlyn

The Way of Tenderness - Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender

Jan 25, 2015
The varieties of scientific experience - a personal view of the search for god by Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.

The varieties of scientific experience - a personal view of the search for god

From the Publisher: Carl Sagan's prophetic vision of the tragic resurgence of fundamentalism and the hope-filled potential of the next great development in human spirituality. The late great astronomer and astrophysicist describes his personal search to understand the nature of the sacred in the vastness of the cosmos. Exhibiting a breadth of intellect nothing short of astounding, Sagan presents his views on a wide range of topics, including the likelihood of intelligent life on other planets,

Jan 25, 2015
The Varieties of Scientific Experience - A Personal View of the Search for God by Druyan, Ann (EDT)

The Varieties of Scientific Experience - A Personal View of the Search for God

Jan 23, 2015
The undertaker's daughter by Mayfield, Katherine, 1958-

The undertaker's daughter

"Kate Mayfield's first foray into nonfiction is a vivid Southern memoir that reads like a novel, about growing up in Jubilee, Kentucky as the daughter of a charismatic but troubled small-town undertaker--imagine Mad Men's Sally Draper growing up in the world of The Help"--

Jan 22, 2015
The ultimate Woody Allen film companion by Bailey, Jason, 1975-

The ultimate Woody Allen film companion

"A complete look at the extensive, ageless, unparalleled filmography of Woody Allen. Writer, actor, director, comedian, author, and musician, Woody Allen is one of the most culturally and cinematically influential filmmakers of all time. His films - he has over 45 writing and directing credits to his name - range from slapstick to tragedy, farce to fantasy. As one of history's most prolific moviemakers, his style and comic sensibility have been imitated, but never replicated, by countless other

Jan 19, 2015
The ultimate diet revolution - your metabolism makeover by Karas, Jim.

The ultimate diet revolution - your metabolism makeover

"#1 New York Times bestselling author and fitness expert Jim Karas reveals the surprising truth about your metabolism, and how you can change it forever, following the radically different weight loss and fitness plan he calls The Ultimate Diet REVolution. In The Ultimate Diet REVolution, the ever iconoclastic Jim Karas reveals little-known truths about human metabolism. Dismissing the latest cleansing and detoxing trends, he teaches you how to transform your metabolism and blast-through calories

Jan 21, 2015
The tyranny of silence - how one cartoon ignited a global debate on the future of free speech by Rose, Flemming, 1958- author.

The tyranny of silence - how one cartoon ignited a global debate on the future of free speech

Jan 21, 2015
The train to Crystal City - FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II by Russell, Jan Jarboe, 1951-

The train to Crystal City - FDR's secret prisoner exchange program and America's only family internment camp during World War II

Jan 25, 2015
The thirteenth turn - a history of the noose by Shuler, Jack.

The thirteenth turn - a history of the noose

"The hangman's knot is a simple thing to tie, just a rope carefully coiled around itself up to thirteen times. But in those thirteen turns lie a powerful symbol, one of the most powerful in history, and particularly in America, whose relationship to the noose is all too deep and complicated. Our history with hangings is shockingly recent. The last man to be hanged in the United States was Billy Bailey, who was executed in Delaware in 1996 for committing a double murder. Hanging has since been di

Jan 25, 2015
The Thin Green Line - The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy by Sullivan, Paul

The Thin Green Line - The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy

Jan 25, 2015
The test - why our schools are obsessed with standardized testing-but you don't have to be by Kamenetz, Anya, 1980-

The test - why our schools are obsessed with standardized testing-but you don't have to be

"In many public schools, students are spending up to 28 percent of instructional time on testing and test prep. Starting this year, the introduction of the Common Core State Standards Initiative in 45 states will bring an unprecedented level of new, more difficult, and longer mandatory tests to nearly every classroom in the nation up to five times a year--forcing our national testing obsession to a crisis point. Taxpayers are spending extravagant money on these tests--up to $1.4 billion per year

Jan 22, 2015
The tapping diet - discover the power of emotional freedom techniques (EFT) by Look, Carol.

The tapping diet - discover the power of emotional freedom techniques (EFT)

Jan 19, 2015
The sprouted kitchen bowl and spoon - simple and inspired whole foods recipes to savor and share by Forte, Sara.

The sprouted kitchen bowl and spoon - simple and inspired whole foods recipes to savor and share

Jan 25, 2015
The smart palate - delicious recipes for a healthy lifestyle by

The smart palate - delicious recipes for a healthy lifestyle

Jan 25, 2015
The Smart Guide to the Solar System by Seldon, Philip

The Smart Guide to the Solar System

Jan 23, 2015
The smart guide to fighting infections by Maczulak, Anne E. (Anne Elizabeth), 1954- author.

The smart guide to fighting infections

Jan 19, 2015
The skinny jeans diet - change your thinking, change your eating, and finally fit into your pants! by Weiss, Lyssa, author.

The skinny jeans diet - change your thinking, change your eating, and finally fit into your pants!

Provides a revolutionary approach to weight loss that focuses on positive thinking and stress reduction, and includes a detox diet, eating plan, sample menus, and recipes.

Jan 25, 2015
The Simpsons handbook - secret tips from the pros by Groening, Matt.

The Simpsons handbook - secret tips from the pros

This detailed artist's manual unveils the complex secrets behind the deceptively simple and universally loved "Simpsons" characters. With creative insights, artist' sketches, helpful insider hints, and step-by-step instructions, enter the imagination of master doodler Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons," and receive some professional "how-to" advice from many of the animators and directors who have made the show the comedic standard, as well as the longest running animated show and situatio

Jan 25, 2015
The separation of church and state - interpreting the constitution by Porterfield, Jason.

The separation of church and state - interpreting the constitution

Introduces the topic of separation of church and state, discussing the rights established by the Constitution and landmark cases that have further established and clarified these rights.

Jan 23, 2015
The senate intelligence committee report on torture - committee study of the Central Intelligence Agency's detention and interrogation program by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (COR)

The senate intelligence committee report on torture - committee study of the Central Intelligence Agency's detention and interrogation program

The complete official summary report of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of Central Intelligence Agency interrogation and detention programs launched in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

Jan 25, 2015