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In real life - my journey to a pixelated world by Graceffa, Joey, 1991-

In real life - my journey to a pixelated world

May 26, 2015
Inventing a Christian America - The Myth of the Religious Founding by Green, Steven K.

Inventing a Christian America - The Myth of the Religious Founding

May 26, 2015
Invitation to the classics- a guide to books you've always wanted to read by Cowan, Louise

Invitation to the classics- a guide to books you've always wanted to read

May 26, 2015
Always pack a party dress - and other lessons learned from a (half) life in fashion by Brooks, Amanda.

Always pack a party dress - and other lessons learned from a (half) life in fashion

May 26, 2015
After this - when life is over, where do we go? by Smith, Claire Bidwell.

After this - when life is over, where do we go?

The author describes her experiences with mediums, psychics, and past-life regression therapy, discussing how such explorations of the afterlife can have a positive influence on those dealing with grieving and loss.

May 26, 2015
Amazed by grace by Dew, Sheri L., author.

Amazed by grace

May 26, 2015
Jesus swagger - break free from poser Christianity by Wilson, Jarrid, author.

Jesus swagger - break free from poser Christianity

Encourages readers to question their own commitment to Christianity and start living an authentic Christian life.

May 26, 2015
Gumption - relighting the torch of freedom with America's gutsiest troublemakers by Offerman, Nick, 1970-

Gumption - relighting the torch of freedom with America's gutsiest troublemakers

The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the best-selling Paddle Your Own Canoe pays tribute to inspiring mischief makers, from George Washington to Willie Nelson, while expounding on such topics as religion, handcrafting and meat.

May 26, 2015
Boko Haram - inside Nigeria's unholy war by Smith, Mike, 1975- author.

Boko Haram - inside Nigeria's unholy war

"An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa’s biggest nation and worried the world. Yet they remain a mysterious-almost unknowable-organization. Through extensive on-the-ground reporting, Smith takes readers inside the violence and provides the first in-depth account of the conflict. He traces Boko Haram from its beginnings in Nigeria’s remote northeast to its transformation into a hydra-headed monster, deploying suicide bombers and

May 26, 2015
Blue Ridge Parkway road trip - including Shenandoah & Great Smoky Mountains National Parks by Frye, Jason, author.

Blue Ridge Parkway road trip - including Shenandoah & Great Smoky Mountains National Parks

This full-color guide to road tripping along the Blue Ridge Parkway includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.The Blue Ridge Parkway through Virginia and North Carolina draws visitors from all over the world, taking them from the majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to the splendor of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and offering stunning vistas, excellent hiking, and charming communities between. Experience them all with Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip as your gu

May 26, 2015
Blue Fasa by Mackey, Nathaniel, 1947-

Blue Fasa

Nathaniel Mackey's sixth collection of poems, Blue Fasa, carries forward what the New Yorker has described as the "mythological conception" and "descriptive daring" of his two intertwined serial poems. A long song that's one and more than one, this collection takes its title from two related black musical traditions, a West African griot epic as told by the Fasa, a clan in ancient Ghana, and trumpeter Kenny Dorham's hard bop classic "Blue Bossa," influenced by the emergence of Brazilian bossa no

May 26, 2015
It's the student, not the college - the secrets of succeeding at any school--without going broke or crazy by White, Kristin M.

It's the student, not the college - the secrets of succeeding at any school--without going broke or crazy

May 26, 2015
Isn't That Rich? - Life Among the 1 Percent by Kirshenbaum, Richard

Isn't That Rich? - Life Among the 1 Percent

May 26, 2015
Half-life - the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy by Close, F. E., author.

Half-life - the divided life of Bruno Pontecorvo, physicist or spy

Bruno Pontecorvo dedicated his career to hunting for the Higgs boson of his day-- the neutrino, a nearly massless particle considered essential to the process of nuclear fission. His work on the Manhattan project under Enrico Fermi confirmed his reputation as a brilliant physicist and helped usher in the nuclear age. He should have won a Nobel Prize, but late in the summer of 1950 he vanished. At the height of the Cold War, Pontecorvo had disappeared behind the Iron Curtain. In Half-Life, physic

May 26, 2015
Down and dirty pictures - Miramax, Sundance, and the rise of independent film by Biskind, Peter.

Down and dirty pictures - Miramax, Sundance, and the rise of independent film

Down and Dirty Pictures chronicles the rise of independent filmmakers and of the twin engines--Sundance and Miramax--that have powered them. As he did in his acclaimed Easy Riders, Raging Bulls Peter Biskind profiles the people who took the independent movement from obscurity to the Oscars, most notably Sundance founder Robert Redford.

May 26, 2015
Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future by Vance, Ashlee, author.

Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

"There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision. A modern alloy of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs, Musk is the man behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity, each of which has sent shock waves throughout American business and industry. More than any other executive today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as a science fiction

May 26, 2015
Better and faster - the proven path to unstoppable ideas by Gutsche, Jeremy, 1978- author.

Better and faster - the proven path to unstoppable ideas

In our world of chaos and change, what are you overlooking? If you knew the answer, you'd be a better innovator, better manager, and better investor. Become better by learning how to overcome three neurological traps that block successful people from realizing your full potential. Then, get faster by learning six patterns of opportunity -- Convergence, Divergence, Cyclicality, Redirection, Reduction and Acceleration. Each pattern is a repeatable shortcut that has created fortunes for ex-criminal

May 26, 2015
Anchor and Flares - A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service by Braestrup, Kate

Anchor and Flares - A Memoir of Motherhood, Hope, and Service

May 26, 2015
Goggles & dust - images from cycling's glory days by Horton, Shelly, compiler.

Goggles & dust - images from cycling's glory days

"Drawn from the one of the world’s finest collections of cycling artifacts, Goggles & Dust collects over 100 stunning photographs from competitive cycling’s heyday. Spanning the 1920s and '30s, Goggles & Dust: Images from Cycling’s Glory Days celebrates the grit and determination of the bicycle racing pioneers who established the records, traditions, and distinct flavors of Europe’s most hallowed races."--

May 26, 2015
Christmas with Southern Living 2015 - the ultimate guide to holiday cooking & decorating. by

Christmas with Southern Living 2015 - the ultimate guide to holiday cooking & decorating.

Offers over one hundred recipes for meals, treats, and baked goods for gift-giving and holiday entertaining, along with seasonal decorating ideas, including festive centerpieces, mantles, and wreaths.

May 26, 2015