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The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat by Beddall, Catherine, author. The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat

Sep 23, 2016
The Lotus Sūtra - a biography by Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952- The Lotus Sūtra - a biography

Sep 29, 2016
The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II by Montgomery, Ben, author. The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II

"In 1944, as World War II raged in the Pacific, a young, vivacious Filipino woman with leprosy named Josefina Guerrero was swept up in the underground guerrilla movement in Manila. The convent-educated girl who loved reading poetry and listening to Chopin and Beethoven became one of the most reliable and courageous spies for the United States in the Pacific Theater, putting her life at risk for no reward but to help the Americans oust the Japanese occupiers from her homeland. She stalked through

Sep 29, 2016
The keeper's voice - poems by Carson, Mike, 1943- The keeper's voice - poems

"Carson's lean, spare collection The Keeper's Voice unflinchingly engages those hard ideas of beauty, of goodness. Direct and often colloquial in their language and traditional in their forms--blank verse, quatrains, sonnets--the poems' voices arise from a wide range of viewpoints and situations."--

Sep 29, 2016
The Jane Austen writers' club - inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist by Smith, Rebecca, 1966- author. The Jane Austen writers' club - inspiration and advice from the world's best-loved novelist

"Pretty much anything anyone needs to know about writing can be learned from Jane Austen. While creative writing manuals tend to use examples from twentieth- and twenty-first-century writers, The Jane Austen Writers' Club is the first to look at the methods and devices used by the world's most beloved novelist. Austen was a creator of immortal characters and a pioneer in her use of language and point of view; her advice continues to be relevant two centuries after her death. Here Rebecca Smith

Sep 23, 2016
The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management by Dougherty, Shawn, 1960- author. The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management

Sep 29, 2016
The Horse Encyclopedia by Edwards, Elwyn Hartley The Horse Encyclopedia

Sep 29, 2016
The great good thing - a secular Jew comes to faith in Christ by Klavan, Andrew, author. The great good thing - a secular Jew comes to faith in Christ

Sep 23, 2016
The great derangement - climate change and the unthinkable by Ghosh, Amitav, 1956- author. The great derangement - climate change and the unthinkable

Sep 23, 2016
The God particle - God-talk in a "Big Bang" world by Godsey, R. Kirby (Raleigh Kirby), 1936- author. The God particle - God-talk in a "Big Bang" world

Sep 23, 2016
The future tense of joy - a memoir by Teich, Jessica, author. The future tense of joy - a memoir

"No one was less likely to take her own life. That's what her Oxford thesis advisor wrote. From the moment I stumbled across the obituary, late at night when I couldn't sleep, I was captivated, and it wasn't the terrible details of her death: That she leapt from the balcony of a high rise in Century City. That she was 27, and a newlywed." So begins Jessica Teich's quest to unravel a mystery: the suicide of someone she never met. Bright and accomplished, with a loving family, Jessica knows she sh

Sep 29, 2016
The fortress - a love story by Trussoni, Danielle, author. The fortress - a love story

Trussoni believed she controlled the narration of her life. But from their first kiss she was spellbound by Nikolai, a novelist from Bulgaria, sharing a love of jazz and books and travel, passions that intensify their whirlwind romance. Eight years later, hopeful to renew their marriage, they move to the south of France, to a picturesque medieval village in the Languedoc, where they buy a thirteenth-century stone fortress. It is here she finds the strength to overcome her illusions, and start ag

Sep 29, 2016
The forest feast - gatherings - simple vegetarian menus for hosting friends & family by Gleeson, Erin, author, photographer. The forest feast - gatherings - simple vegetarian menus for hosting friends & family

Erin Gleeson is known for her visually stunning, healthy recipes--dishes that are easy enough to prepare after a long day at work, yet impressive enough for a party. Her food has always been ideal for entertaining, but now Gleeson offers detailed guidance on hosting casual, yet thoughtful gatherings from start to finish--from the decor and cocktails to the ideal food pairings. In this new book, more than 100 fresh, innovative vegetarian recipes are arranged in a series of artfully designed menus

Sep 29, 2016
The five elements - understand yourself and enhance your relationships with the wisdom of the world's oldest personality type system by Dondi, author. The five elements - understand yourself and enhance your relationships with the wisdom of the world's oldest personality type system

"The Five Elements brings the wisdom of an ancient healing system to the modern reader. Many people today are interested in knowing themselves better, as evidenced by the popularity of personality tests online and in magazines. They want to know the reason behind their responses to situations. In this book, Dondi Dahlin shows us that we are all born with individual rhythms that go beyond the influence of our genes and upbringing. The five elements originated in ancient Chinese medicine over 2,00

Sep 29, 2016
The edge - the war against cheating and corruption in the cutthroat world of elite sports by Pielke, Roger A., Jr., 1968- author. The edge - the war against cheating and corruption in the cutthroat world of elite sports

Sep 29, 2016
The divine dance - the Trinity and your transformation by Rohr, Richard, author. The divine dance - the Trinity and your transformation

"Drawing from Scripture, theology, and the deepest insights of mystics, philosophers, and sages throughout history, the authors present a compelling alternative to aloof and fairytale versions of God: God as Community...as Friendship...as Dance"--

Sep 29, 2016
The coveteur - private spaces, personal style by Mark, Stephanie, author. The coveteur - private spaces, personal style

Shares the insides of celebrity closets, including Karlie Kloss, Tavi Gevinson, and Dita Von Teese.

Sep 29, 2016
The Cleveland Clinic guide to epilepsy by Wyllie, Elaine. The Cleveland Clinic guide to epilepsy

Provides information on epilepsy, covering diagnosis, treatment, causes, common myths, living with the condition, and other topics.

Sep 29, 2016
The brain warrior's way - ignite your energy and focus, attack illness and aging, transform pain into purpose by Amen, Daniel G. The brain warrior's way - ignite your energy and focus, attack illness and aging, transform pain into purpose

Shares strategies for optimizing the brain to safeguard against disease while promoting overall wellness and improving focus, memory, energy, mood, inner peace, and relationships.

Sep 29, 2016
The boys' war - Confederate and Union soldiers talk about the Civil War by Murphy, Jim, 1947-, author. The boys' war - Confederate and Union soldiers talk about the Civil War

Includes diary entries, personal letters, and archival photographs to describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.

Sep 29, 2016