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Ode to Billie Joe by Murtha, Tara, author.

Ode to Billie Joe

May 20, 2016
Real visitors, voices from beyond, and parallel dimensions by Steiger, Brad, author.

Real visitors, voices from beyond, and parallel dimensions

May 20, 2016
Prince - the man and his music by Thorne, Matt, author.

Prince - the man and his music

Famously reticent, perverse, and controversial, Prince is one of the few remaining superstars of the 1980s who still, perhaps, remains an enigma. Now a firm fixture in the pop canon, where such classics as "Purple Rain," "Sign o' the Times," and "Parade" regularly feature in Best Ever Album polls, Prince is widely held to be the greatest musician of his generation. His live performances are legendary and his influence on music|across pop, indie rock, hip hop, and R&B|has never been more evident.

May 20, 2016
Righteous carnage- the list murders in Westfield by Benford, Timothy

Righteous carnage- the list murders in Westfield

May 20, 2016
Route 66 still kicks - driving America's main street by Antonson, Rick, 1949- author.

Route 66 still kicks - driving America's main street

The original U.S. Route 66 was 2,448 miles long, and 90 percent of it can still be driven today. Antonson set out to follow that original route, tracing its rich history and discovering the vitality and American character sill beating through our heartland.

May 20, 2016
Salmon - everything you need to know + 45 recipes by Morgan, Diane, 1955- author.

Salmon - everything you need to know + 45 recipes

"Salmon is the third-most consumed seafood in North America, not only for its exceptional flavor and versatility, but for its undeniable health benefits. Rich in Omega-3s, it's a rich protein source for those looking to eat healthier, consume less meat, or transitioning to a paleo or pescatarian diet. Salmon features 45 recipes showcasing the best ways to prepare this luscious, accessible fish. Acclaimed author Diane Morgan has crafted a go-to reference for home cooks who want to add more creati

May 20, 2016
Shallcross by Wright, C. D., 1949-2016, author.

Shallcross

May 20, 2016
Stranger in the mirror - the scientific search for the self by Levine, Robert, 1945- author.

Stranger in the mirror - the scientific search for the self

"In Stranger in the Mirror, Robert Levine offers a provocative and entertaining scientific exploration of the most personal and important of all landscapes: the physical and psychological entity we call our self. Who are we? Where is the boundary between us and everything else? Are we all multiple personalities? And how can we control who we become? Levine tackles these and other questions with a combination of surprising stories, case studies, and cutting-edge research--from psychology, biology

May 20, 2016
The underdogs - children, dogs, and the power of unconditional love by Greene, Melissa Fay, author.

The underdogs - children, dogs, and the power of unconditional love

"Describes the unbreakable bond between humans and canines through the story of a severely disabled woman who began training her own service dogs after she was deemed “too disabled” to receive one by every agency in the U.S.,"--NoveList.

May 20, 2016
Tessa Kiros - the recipe collection by Kiros, Tessa.

Tessa Kiros - the recipe collection

Tessa Kiros: The Recipe Collection is a carefully curated selection of recipes from the author's culinary publishing career to date. With over 130 family- friendly meal ideas pulled from some of Tessa's most-popular books, The Recipe Collection focuses solely on the recipes she has lovingly collected and created on her many travels. Food from Tessa's own Finnish and Greek Cypriot heritage appear alongside dishes she has discovered in the osterias, tavernas, street stalls and neighborhood kitchen

May 20, 2016
Journey to the heart - daily meditations on the path to freeing your soul by Beattie, Melody.

Journey to the heart - daily meditations on the path to freeing your soul

A collection of daily meditations contends that discovering and nurturing the soul is the key to unlocking personal creativity and discovering one's divine purposes in life.

May 20, 2016
Growing up mindful - essential practices to help children, teens, and families find balance, calm, and resilience by Willard, Christopher (Psychologist)

Growing up mindful - essential practices to help children, teens, and families find balance, calm, and resilience

May 20, 2016
Gap gardening - selected poems by Waldrop, Rosmarie, author.

Gap gardening - selected poems

"Rosmarie Waldrop says Gap Gardening 'spans forty years of exploring the language I breathe and move in and that continues to condition me even while I try to contribute to it. It tracks my turn from verse to prose poems, to focusing on the sentence and its boundaries, my increasing reliance on collage and source texts as a way of engaging with other voices, of being in dialogue.' Gap Gardening also traces Waldrop|s growing sense of writing as an exploration of what happens in between. Between w

May 20, 2016
This brave new world - India, China and the United States by Manuel, Anja, author.

This brave new world - India, China and the United States

"In the next decade and a half, China and India will become two of the world's indispensable powers--whether they rise peacefully or not. During that time, Asia will surpass the combined strength of North America and Europe in economic might, population size, and military spending. Both India and China will have vetoes over many international decisions, from climate change to global trade, human rights, and business standards. From her front row view of this colossal shift, first at the State De

May 20, 2016
Labor of love - the invention of dating by Weigel, Moira, 1984- author.

Labor of love - the invention of dating

"A brilliant and surprising investigation into why we date the way we do"--

May 20, 2016
Knitting without needles - a stylish introduction to finger and arm knitting by Weil, Anne (Anne B.), author.

Knitting without needles - a stylish introduction to finger and arm knitting

Knitting Without Needles brings cool home, gifts, and clothing accessories--cowls, totes, rugs, poufs, scarves, and more--within arm's reach. An all-in-one resource for a new kind of craft, this book shows you how to loop yarn with your fingers or your forearms with thirty-two patterns that are simple to follow and produce stylish results.

May 20, 2016
Illuminating the way- embracing the wisdom of monks and mystics by Painter, Christine Valters

Illuminating the way- embracing the wisdom of monks and mystics

May 20, 2016
The ultimate bicycle owner's manual - the universal guide to bikes, riding, and everything for beginner and seasoned cyclists by Weiss, Eben, author.

The ultimate bicycle owner's manual - the universal guide to bikes, riding, and everything for beginner and seasoned cyclists

"Everything you need to know to purchase, maintain, and ride a bike for recreation, commuting, competition, travel, and beyond! From the bike world's most beloved and trusted advocate. Eben Weiss, aka Bike Snob, is the voice of cyclists everywhere. Through his popular blog he has been informing, entertaining, and critiquing the bike-riding community since 2007. With his latest book, The Ultimate Bicycle Owner's Manual, Weiss makes his vast experience and practical advice available to bike "newbi

May 20, 2016
Incredibly decadent desserts - over 100 divine treats with 300 calories or less by Wise, Deb, author.

Incredibly decadent desserts - over 100 divine treats with 300 calories or less

May 20, 2016
Men with cats - intimate portraits of feline friendship by Williams, David (Photographer)

Men with cats - intimate portraits of feline friendship

A photographer for "Cat Fancy" and "Time Out New York" celebrates cat-owning men and the kitties who have stolen their hearts via photographs and complementary text.--

May 20, 2016