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The last hockey game by McDougall, Bruce, 1950- author.

The last hockey game

Feb 24, 2015
It's not who you know, it's who you are - life lessons from winners by Williams, Pat, 1940-

It's not who you know, it's who you are - life lessons from winners

Feb 24, 2015
Just for you - selfish sewing with your favorite SewCanShe bloggers - 24 simply stylish projects by Fairbanks-Critchfield, Caroline, 1975- author.

Just for you - selfish sewing with your favorite SewCanShe bloggers - 24 simply stylish projects

Feb 24, 2015
John Burroughs' America - selections from the writings of the naturalist by Burroughs, John, 1837-1921.

John Burroughs' America - selections from the writings of the naturalist

Feb 24, 2015
Is shame necessary? - new uses for an old tool by Jacquet, Jennifer. author.

Is shame necessary? - new uses for an old tool

"An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform. Is Shame Necessary? presents us with a trenchant case for public shaming as a nonviolent form of resistance that can challenge corporations and even governments to change policies and behaviors that are detrimental to the environment. Jennifer Jacquet argues that public shaming, when it has been retrofitted for the age of social media and aimed

Feb 24, 2015
Medieval Christianity - a new history by Madigan, Kevin, 1960- author.

Medieval Christianity - a new history

"For many, the medieval world seems dark and foreign-a miraculous, brutal, and irrational time of superstition and strange relics. The pursuit of heretics, the Inquisition, the Crusades and the domination of the "Holy Land" come to mind. Yet the medieval world produced much that is part of our world today, including universities, the passion for Roman architecture and the emergence of the gothic style, pilgrimage, the emergence of capitalism, and female saints. This new narrative history of medi

Feb 24, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli - a strange romance by Hay, Daisy, 1981- author.

Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli - a strange romance

Feb 24, 2015
The monopolists - obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game by Pilon, Mary.

The monopolists - obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world's favorite board game

"With its origins rooted in one of the Wall Street Journal's most emailed stories, The Monopolists is the inside story of how the game of Monopoly came into existence, the heavy embellishment of its provenance by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most Americans who play Monopoly think it was invented by an unemployed Pennsylvania man who sold his game t

Feb 24, 2015
On your case - a comprehensive, compassionate (and only slightly bossy) legal guide for every stage of a woman's life by Green, Lisa (Lawyer), author.

On your case - a comprehensive, compassionate (and only slightly bossy) legal guide for every stage of a woman's life

"In On Your Case, Lisa fills a long-standing gap in women's bookshelves with a thorough, compelling and occasionally hilarious guide to the range of legal issues women can expect to confront throughout their busy lives. Leveraging her professional training as a lawyer and her personal experience as a wife, ex-wife, mother, and daughter, Lisa explains common, even complicated, legal issues in practical, easy to understand terms. Sharing true stories, from jaw-dropping court cases to her own perso

Feb 24, 2015
Spring chicken - stay young forever (or die trying) by Gifford, Bill, author.

Spring chicken - stay young forever (or die trying)

"From acclaimed journalist Bill Gifford comes a roaring journey into the world of anti-aging science in search of answers to a universal obsession: what can be done about getting old? SPRING CHICKEN: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) SPRING CHICKEN is a full-throttle, high-energy ride through the latest research, popular mythology, and ancient wisdom on mankind's oldest obsession: How can we live longer? And better? In his funny, self-deprecating voice, veteran reporter Bill Gifford takes reade

Feb 24, 2015
Sustainable homebrewing - an all-organic approach to crafting great beer by Loftus, Amelia Slayton.

Sustainable homebrewing - an all-organic approach to crafting great beer

"Amelia Slayton Loftus shares her expert knowledge in this comprehensive guide that includes everything homebrewers of all levels need to know to brew delicious, organic beer. She covers the whys and hows of organic brewing, things to consider when buying equipment, and everything you need to know about organic ingredients (what makes them different, how to get them, and how to make substitutions). She also offers more than 30 irresistible recipes. You'll learn how to brew sustainably by growing

Feb 24, 2015
Ten million aliens - a journey through the entire animal kingdom by Barnes, Simon, author.

Ten million aliens - a journey through the entire animal kingdom

"This fascinating scientific foray into the animal kingdom examines how the world's creatures-- weird, wonderful, and everything in between-- are inextricably linked." -- Amazon.com

Feb 24, 2015
Functional behavior assessment for people with autism - making sense of seemingly senseless behavior by Glasberg, Beth A., author.

Functional behavior assessment for people with autism - making sense of seemingly senseless behavior

Feb 24, 2015
Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security by Kotlikoff, Laurence J., author.

Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security

"How many retirees or those nearing retirement know about such Social Security options as file-and-suspend (apply for benefits and then don't take them)? Or start-stop-start (start benefits, stop them, then re-start them)? ... [This book] covers the most frequent benefit scenarios faced by married retired couples, by divorced retirees, by widows and widowers, among others. It explains what to do if you're a retired parent of dependent children, disabled, or an eligible beneficiary who continues

Feb 24, 2015
Mindfulness on the go - inner peace in your pocket by O'Morain, Padraig.

Mindfulness on the go - inner peace in your pocket

"Who has time to meditate, chant in the lotus position or read spiritual tomes on finding inner calm? Relax! Mindfulness doesn't have to be another chore. It can be found on your morning commute, during your coffee break or when you're waiting in line at the grocery store. This user-friendly handbook is packed with tips to help you slow down, refocus and practice a form of mindfulness that fits into your hectic schedule. Whether you're at work, at home or traveling, Mindfulness on the Go will he

Feb 24, 2015
Indie spiritualist - a no bullshit exploration of spirituality by Grosso, Chris.

Indie spiritualist - a no bullshit exploration of spirituality

"After years of heavy addiction, Chris Grosso found himself at the age of 25 literally on his knees utterly lost and broken. If he was going to live, he needed to find a new way to approach life. But he battled with how to wrangle a spiritual path with his alternative, eclectic lifestyle. Drawing upon his punk rock roots and question everything mindset, Grosso offers a collection of stories and musings on his own no bullshit exploration of spirituality that are brutally honest, and many times, b

Feb 24, 2015
Humans 3.0 - the upgrading of the species by Nowak, Peter, 1974-

Humans 3.0 - the upgrading of the species

Feb 24, 2015
Borderline personality disorder in adolescents - what to do when your teen has BPD - a complete guide for families by Aguirre, Blaise A., author.

Borderline personality disorder in adolescents - what to do when your teen has BPD - a complete guide for families

Feb 24, 2015
The conscience economy - how a mass movement for good is great for business by Overman, Steven.

The conscience economy - how a mass movement for good is great for business

"The Conscience Economy will help international leaders, influencers, investors and decision-makers to manage, innovate and thrive in a new world where "doing good" matters as much as "doing well."--

Feb 24, 2015
Frozen in time - the fate of the Franklin Expedition by Beattie, Owen.

Frozen in time - the fate of the Franklin Expedition

The truth about what happened on Sir John Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845-48 has been shrouded in mystery for 165 years. Carrying the best equipment that the science and technology, Franklin and his men set out to "penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America." The expedition's two ships -- HMS "Erebus" and HMS "Terror" -- carrying 129 officers and men, disappeared without a trace. From 1846 to 1880 more than 20 major rescue parties were involved in the s

Feb 24, 2015