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The wild truth / The Untold Story of Sibling Survival by McCandless, Carine.

The wild truth / The Untold Story of Sibling Survival

Aug 29, 2014
The wastewater gardener - preserving the planet one flush at a time! by Nelson, Mark, 1947-

The wastewater gardener - preserving the planet one flush at a time!

Aug 27, 2014
The war - a memoir by Duras, Marguerite.

The war - a memoir

Aug 29, 2014
The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter by Pinker, Susan, 1957-

The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter

"Resonating with our most profound life experiences, this book explains why we trust other people and form lifelong bonds, and why we ignore these connections at our peril. Pinker answers crucial questions about human relationships in a digital age, such as: How important is face-to-face interaction as children develop new skills, when adults fall in love, when they negotiate business transactions, and as they age? How did humans evolve such finely-tuned barometers of trust and betrayal--and do

Aug 29, 2014
The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community by Dunkelman, Marc J.

The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community

Combining history and sociology, a public policy professor discusses the shift in American life that has disconnected neighbors from one another, limiting exposure to different types of people, ideas, and lifestyles.

Aug 29, 2014
The unaborted Socrates - a dramatic debate on the issues surrounding abortion by Kreeft, Peter.

The unaborted Socrates - a dramatic debate on the issues surrounding abortion

Aug 27, 2014
The ultimate guide to art quilting - surface design, patchwork, appliqué, quilting, embellishing, finishing by Seward, Linda.

The ultimate guide to art quilting - surface design, patchwork, appliqué, quilting, embellishing, finishing

"Accessible, beautiful, and lavishly illustrated, this ultimate guide goes step-by-step through every creative option needed to create an art quilt. From the essentials, like enlarging and transferring patterns, to surface design techniques that add texture and color, to piecing, machine stitching, applique;, finishing, and embellishing, this has it all. Galleries of stunning art quilts from around the world provide extra inspiration. More than 1,500 illustrations! "--

Aug 27, 2014
The top ten things dead people want to tell you by Dooley, Mike, 1961-

The top ten things dead people want to tell you

Aug 29, 2014
The thinking person's guide to climate change by Henson, Robert, 1960-

The thinking person's guide to climate change

Provides factual information about climate change, including what is happening to the environment now and what may happen in the future, how scientists study climate change, and what ordinary people can do about climate change.

Aug 29, 2014
The tennis partner by Verghese, A. (Abraham), 1955-

The tennis partner

Verghese's marriage is unraveling. He relocates to El Paso, Texas, hoping to make a fresh start as a staff member at the county hospital. He meets David, a medical student and former tennis pro, and their matches reawaken Verghese's passion for the game. As David's life takes some disturbing turns, Verghese finds himself forced to choose between his role as friend and that of authority figure.

Sep 2, 2014
The tai chi bible - the definitive guide to decoding the tai chi form by Docherty, Dan, author.

The tai chi bible - the definitive guide to decoding the tai chi form

Aug 29, 2014
The street photographer's manual by Gibson, David, author.

The street photographer's manual

Sep 2, 2014
The story of Christianity - a chronicle of Christian civilization from ancient Rome to today by Isbouts, Jean-Pierre.

The story of Christianity - a chronicle of Christian civilization from ancient Rome to today

Aug 29, 2014
The Steampunk User's Manual - An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-futurist Dreams by Vandermeer, Jeff/ Boskovich, Desirina

The Steampunk User's Manual - An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-futurist Dreams

Sep 2, 2014
The spinner's book of fleece - a breed-by-breed guide to choosing and spinning the perfect fiber for every purpose by Smith, Beth, 1965- author.

The spinner's book of fleece - a breed-by-breed guide to choosing and spinning the perfect fiber for every purpose

Sep 2, 2014
The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road by Ahier, Lisa.

The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road

Aug 29, 2014
The slanted door / Modern Vietnamese Food by Phan, Charles.

The slanted door / Modern Vietnamese Food

Aug 29, 2014
The Skinny Gut Diet - Balance Your Digestive System for Permanent Weight Loss by Watson, Brenda Cnc/ Smith, Leonard MD

The Skinny Gut Diet - Balance Your Digestive System for Permanent Weight Loss

Aug 29, 2014
The Shifts and the Shocks - What We?ve Learned ? and Have Still to Learn ? from the Financial Crisis by Wolf, Martin

The Shifts and the Shocks - What We?ve Learned ? and Have Still to Learn ? from the Financial Crisis

Sep 2, 2014
The seven decisions - understanding the keys to personal success by Andrews, Andy, 1959- author.

The seven decisions - understanding the keys to personal success

Outlines seven key decisions that can determine the amount of success in a person's life, and describes how to properly make these decisions to achieve success.

Sep 1, 2014