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Your kid's a brat and it's all your fault by Glickman, Elaine Rose, author.

Your kid's a brat and it's all your fault

"In this wise and informative parenting guide, Elaine Rose Glickman shows readers how loving your kid enough to be the boss will result in happier, healthier, and much easier-to-be-around children! You've seen them--kids running wild through restaurants while the parents avert their gaze and order another cappuccino. You've heard them--kids telling their parents to "shut up" and "get me that." You've met them--kids who dress inappropriately and roll their eyes and never say thank you. Maybe

May 30, 2016
Your idea starts here - 77 mind-expanding ways to unleash your creativity by Eckert, Carolyn, 1964- author.

Your idea starts here - 77 mind-expanding ways to unleash your creativity

"In "Your Idea Starts Here," graphic designer Carolyn Eckert offers 77 specific questions, techniques, and exercises cleverly combined with fascinating infographics and other visuals to jump-start creative thinking."--Provided by publisher.

May 30, 2016
You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives by Tannen, Deborah.

You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives

Explores the connections among sisters throughout their childhood years into adulthood, including competitiveness, age differences, and lifelong friendships.

May 30, 2016
You don't have to be a shark - creating your own success by Herjavec, Robert, 1962- author.

You don't have to be a shark - creating your own success

"Many people assume that effective sales ability demands a unique personality and an aggressive attitude. It's not true, and Robert Herjavec is proof. Known as the "Nice Shark" on the ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit show SHARK TANK, Robert Herjavec is lovedby viewers, who respond to his affable nature. He has developed an honest and genuine approach to life and selling that has set him apart from his cut-throat colleagues, and rewarded him with a degree of wealth measured in hundreds of millions of

May 30, 2016
You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations by Edison, Mike, 1964- author.

You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations

It begins with a child's hunger for love and acceptance and continues through years of withering criticism, perverse expectations, and unfounded competition from a narcissistic father who couldn't tolerate his son's happiness and libertine spirit. In the end, the author unravels a relationship that could never be fixed -- but perhaps didn't need to be.

May 30, 2016
Wouldn't it be nice- my own story by Wilson, Brian

Wouldn't it be nice- my own story

May 30, 2016
Words for Pictures - the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels by Bendis, Brian Michael.

Words for Pictures - the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

Step-by-step lessons teach comics writing hopefuls everything they'll need to take their ideas from script to dynamic sequential art. The book's complete coverage exposes the most effective methods for crafting comic scripts, showcases insights from Bendis's fellow creators, reveals business secrets all would-be comics writers must know, and challenges readers with exercises to jumpstart their own graphic novel writing success.

May 30, 2016
Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude by Lofren, Diane Gage.

Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude

May 24, 2016
When women were birds - fifty-four variations on voice by Williams, Terry Tempest.

When women were birds - fifty-four variations on voice

In fifty-four chapters that unfold like a series of yoga poses, each with its own logic and beauty, Williams (beloved author of "Refuge") creates a lyrical and caring meditation of the mystery of her mother's journals .. and what it means to have a voicebeyond a selfless existence informed by children and a husband.

May 30, 2016
When someone you know has depression - words to say and things to do by Noonan, Susan J., 1953- author.

When someone you know has depression - words to say and things to do

"Following on the success of Managing Your Depression, Susan Noonan's new book is for family members and friends of people with depression or bipolar disorder. A certified peer specialist at McLean Hospital (a comprehensive psychiatric hospital affiliated with Harvard University), Susan draws on her experiences providing support and education for those living with or caring for a person who has a mood disorder. A family member who has a mood disorder affects the entire family. Further, family me

May 30, 2016
Weight training without injury- over 350 step-by-step pictures including what not to do! by Stellabotte, Fred

Weight training without injury- over 350 step-by-step pictures including what not to do!

May 30, 2016
Walking the Himalayas by Wood, Levison, 1982- author.

Walking the Himalayas

Levison Wood's most challenging expedition yet begins along the Silk Road route of Afghanistan and travels 1700 miles through five countries over the course of six months. Following in the footsteps of the great explorers, Wood walks the entire length of the Himalayas in an adventure of survival and endurance. In a personal story of perseverance and discovery, Wood forges bonds with local guides, porters, mountain men, soldiers, farmers, smugglers and shepherds. By travelling on foot, and follow

May 25, 2016
Veronica's grave - a daughter's memoir by Donsky, Barbara Bracht

Veronica's grave - a daughter's memoir

No one told Barbara Bracht that her mother had died, and she is left a confused child whose blue-collar father is intent upon erasing any memory of her mother. Barbara struggles to keep from being crushed under the weight of family secrets as she comes of age and strives to educate herself, despite her father's stance against women's education.

May 30, 2016
Valley walls - a memoir of climbing & living in Yosemite by Denny, Glen.

Valley walls - a memoir of climbing & living in Yosemite

"Before the first free ascent of the Dawn Wall on El Capitan captivated the world, a rag-tag group of innovators build the sport of modern American rock climbing from a makeshift home base in Yosemite's Camp 4. Photographer Glen Denny was a key figure in that Golden Age of climbing, capturing pioneering feats on camera while tackling challenging ascents himself. Now, in prose both exhilarating and poignant, he gives us true tales of colorful characters and a legendary locale, of brotherhood and

May 30, 2016
Vaccine epidemic - how corporate greed, biased science, and coercive government threaten our human rights, our health, and our children by

Vaccine epidemic - how corporate greed, biased science, and coercive government threaten our human rights, our health, and our children

Argues that vaccines are dangerous and that government mandates violate individual rights, shares stories of people injured by vaccinations, and suggests ways to reform the current American health-care system.

May 24, 2016
Unseen city - the majesty of pigeons, the discreet charm of snails & other wonders of the urban wilderness by Johnson, Nathanael, author.

Unseen city - the majesty of pigeons, the discreet charm of snails & other wonders of the urban wilderness

"Johnson argues that learning to see the world afresh, like a child, shifts the way we think about nature: Instead of something distant and abstract, nature becomes real all at once comical, annoying, and beautiful. This shift can add tremendous value to our lives, and it might just be the first step in saving the world...[C]hapter by chapter, "Unseen City" takes us on a journey that is part nature lesson and part love letter to the world's urban jungles. With the right perspective, a walk to th

May 30, 2016
Uncontrolled - the surprising payoff of trial-and-error for business, politics, and society by Manzi, Jim.

Uncontrolled - the surprising payoff of trial-and-error for business, politics, and society

How do we know which social and economic policies work, which should be continued, and which should be changed? Jim Manzi argues that throughout history, various methods have been attempted--except for controlled experimentation. Experiments provide the feedback loop that allows us, in certain limited ways, to identify error in our beliefs as a first step to correcting them. Over the course of the first half of the twentieth century, scientists invented a methodology for executing controlled exp

May 30, 2016
Tribe - on homecoming and belonging by Junger, Sebastian, author.

Tribe - on homecoming and belonging

"Draws on history, psychology, and anthropology to discuss how the tribal connection--the instinct to belong to small groups with a clear purpose and common understanding--can satisfy the human quest for meaning and belonging,"--NoveList.

May 25, 2016
Trash talks - revelations in the rubbish by Spelman, Elizabeth V., author.

Trash talks - revelations in the rubbish

May 30, 2016
Thy neighbor's wife by Talese, Gay.

Thy neighbor's wife

"When first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening revelations about the sexual activities and proclivities of the American public in the era before AIDS. A marvel of journalistic courage and craft, the book opened a window into a new world built on a new moral foundation, carrying the reader on a remarkable journey from the Playboy Mansion to the Supreme Court, to the backyards and bedrooms of -- the development of

May 30, 2016