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The imitation of Christ by Thomas (EDT)/ Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott (EDT)/ Oakley, Michael (EDT)

The imitation of Christ

Thomas a` Kempis' masterpiece, completed in 1427, shows the way by which the faithful may follow Christ's teachings.

Jun 25, 2015
If you feel too much - thoughts on things found and lost and hoped for by Tworkowski, Jamie.

If you feel too much - thoughts on things found and lost and hoped for

"IF YOU FEEL TOO MUCH is a celebration of hope, wonder, and what it means to be human. The essays in this book invite readers to believe that it's okay to admit to pain and it's okay to ask for help"--

Jun 25, 2015
Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty by Galvin, Anthony.

Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty

"In early 2013, Robert Gleason became the latest victim of the electric chair, a peculiarly American execution method. Shouting Pog mo thin ("Kiss my ass" in Gaelic) he grinned electricity shot through his system. When the current was switched off his body slumped against the leather restraints, and Gleeson, who had strangled two fellow inmates to ensure his execution was not postponed, was dead. The execution had gone flawlessly-not a guaranteed result with the electric chair, which has gone ho

Jun 25, 2015
The orpheus clock - the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis by Goodman, Simon, author.

The orpheus clock - the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis

Presents the true story of the author's single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art collection, and to restore their legacy.

Jun 25, 2015
Paleo Takeout - Restaurant Favorites Without the Junk by Crandall, Russ/ Cao, Giang (PHT)/ Boake, Alex (ILT)

Paleo Takeout - Restaurant Favorites Without the Junk

Jun 25, 2015
How We Love - Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage by Yerkovich, Milan/ Yerkovich, Kay

How We Love - Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage

Jun 25, 2015
How to Climb 5.12 by Horst, Eric J.

How to Climb 5.12

Jun 25, 2015
You can be happy no matter what - five principles for keeping life in perspective by Carlson, Richard, 1961-2006.

You can be happy no matter what - five principles for keeping life in perspective

Jun 25, 2015
Yoga for life - a journey to inner peace and freedom by Saidman Yee, Colleen.

Yoga for life - a journey to inner peace and freedom

A yoga teacher shares the story of her life along with insights and practical instructions for applying yoga to everyday issues and anxieties.

Jun 25, 2015
Why information grows - the evolution of order, from atoms to economies by Hidalgo, César A., 1979-

Why information grows - the evolution of order, from atoms to economies

"Why do some nations prosper while others do not? Economists usually turn to measures such as gross domestic product or per capita income to answer this question, but interdisciplinary theorist Cesar Hidalgo argues that we can learn more by measuring a country's ability to make complex products. In Why Information Grows, Hidalgo combines the seemingly disparate fields of economic development and physics to present this new rubric for economic growth. He believes that we should investigate what

Jun 25, 2015
Weekend wonder detox - quick cleanses to strengthen your body and enhance your beauty by Cook, Michelle Schoffro.

Weekend wonder detox - quick cleanses to strengthen your body and enhance your beauty

" Detoxify! Cleanse! Avoid processed foods! Detox regimens have never been more popular. But they're not always easy or completely healthy. In fact, many are arduous, lengthy, costly, and minimally effective. Now, natural health and wellness expert Michelle Schoffro Cook offers a new approach to purifying your body. In Dr. Cook's quiz, she helps you pinpoint which areas of your health and body need attention. Then she offers targeted two-day tune-up plans. Sample spa-like weekend itineraries

Jun 25, 2015
Walking New Orleans - 30 tours exploring historic neighborhoods, waterfront districts, culinary and music corridors, and recreational wonderlands by Bronston, Barri, 1958-

Walking New Orleans - 30 tours exploring historic neighborhoods, waterfront districts, culinary and music corridors, and recreational wonderlands

Jun 25, 2015
The vinegar book by Thacker, Emily, author.

The vinegar book

Intended as a record of folklore and historical solutions and remedies.

Jun 25, 2015
Unforeseen wilderness- Kentucky's Red River Gorge by Berry, Wendell

Unforeseen wilderness- Kentucky's Red River Gorge

Jun 25, 2015
The underground is massive - how electronic dance music conquered America by Matos, Michaelangelo, author.

The underground is massive - how electronic dance music conquered America

Chronicles the birth and popularity of electronic dance music, describing how the Millenial generation's use of technology and social media helped fuel the rise and expansion of this musical subculture.

Jun 25, 2015
That's the way it is - a history of television news in America by Ponce de Leon, Charles L. (Charles Leonard), author.

That's the way it is - a history of television news in America

Jun 25, 2015
Staying focused in a hyper world. Book 1, Natural solutions for ADHD, memory and brain performance by Gray, John, 1951- author.

Staying focused in a hyper world. Book 1, Natural solutions for ADHD, memory and brain performance

Without focus, communication breaks down in all relationships and frustration increases. In the midst of our accelerated progress, our modern society has lost our way. We have a greater consciousness of new possibilities but we feel less connected in our relationships due to our loss of focus. Gray offers practical strategies for increasing focus, clarity, memory, motivation and sustaining positive moods. He explains what causes ADHD, and perhaps even dementia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson'

Jun 25, 2015
Social security for dummies by Peterson, Jonathan, author.

Social security for dummies

A guide to Social Security benefits for retirees, dependents, and the disabled covers the filing process, eligibility, Medicare, earnings limits, retirement planning, and related questions.

Jun 25, 2015
Siblings without rivalry - how to help your children live together so you can live too by Faber, Adele.

Siblings without rivalry - how to help your children live together so you can live too

Offers parents advice and techniques for peaceful interaction between siblings by providing anecdotes, true stories, humor, and compassion.

Jun 25, 2015
The secret of the shadow - the power of owning your whole story by Ford, Debbie.

The secret of the shadow - the power of owning your whole story

Offers essential tools and advice for changing our "story"--the collection of beliefs and attitudes that prevent us from having all the love, happiness, and success we crave, which is derived from our shadow side--into on that is positive and fulfilling.

Jun 25, 2015