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Don't wait for the next war - a strategy for American growth and global leadership by Clark, Wesley K.

Don't wait for the next war - a strategy for American growth and global leadership

"Can America have a real national strategy and move forward together without the focus of war? In the twentieth century, America came together to become the "Arsenal of Democracy," and emerged from World War II as the greatest power in the world. We shaped a global civilization in our own values, first with international institutions and our allies, then triumphing over our long-term adversary, the Soviet Union to emerge as the world's lone superpower. But in losing our adversary, America's lead

Oct 15, 2014
Doodle stitching. Embroidery Projects & Designs to Celebrate the Seasons The holiday motif collection - embroidery projects & designs to celebrate the seasons by Ray, Aimee, 1976-

Doodle stitching. Embroidery Projects & Designs to Celebrate the Seasons The holiday motif collection - embroidery projects & designs to celebrate the seasons

Provides holiday-themed motifs for embroidery, including designs for such holidays as Christmas, New Year's, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, and Hanukkah.

Oct 20, 2014
Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success by Spiker, Ted.

Down size - 12 truths for turning pants-splitting frustration into pants-fitting success

"In Down Size, Ted Spiker takes readers on an inspiring, candid, and comical journey, exploring the art and science of weight loss through his own struggles as a pear-shaped man in a not-so-pear-shaped world, with research about food, exercise, and the psychology of losing weight"--

Oct 20, 2014
Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors by

Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors

"Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk...the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out "Regreturature" stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Within these pages you'll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journ

Oct 20, 2014
Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors by Scott, Julia (EDT)

Drivel - deliciously bad writing by your favorite authors

"Gillian Flynn, Mary Roach, Dave Eggers, Rick Moody, Chuck Palahniuk...the list goes on. They all sucked once, and they all have the guts to share some of their crappiest early work in Drivel: an uplifting bit of voyeurism, based on the sold-out "Regreturature" stage shows in San Francisco, and brought to you by Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Within these pages you'll find abstruse and esoteric poetry (bad); incoherent and illogical short stories (worse); bumfuzzling proto-journ

Oct 17, 2014
Early Christian martyr stories - an evangelical introduction with new translations by Litfin, Bryan M., 1970-

Early Christian martyr stories - an evangelical introduction with new translations

Oct 14, 2014
Eat, drink and remarry - confessions of a serial wife by Howard, Margo, 1940-

Eat, drink and remarry - confessions of a serial wife

Oct 14, 2014
Ed Sheeran - A Visual Journey by Sheeran, Ed/ Butah, Phillip (CON)

Ed Sheeran - A Visual Journey

Oct 17, 2014
Elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase by Forsyth, Mark, author.

Elements of eloquence - secrets of the perfect turn of phrase

Oct 20, 2014
Elements of wit - mastering the art of being interesting by Errett, Benjamin, author.

Elements of wit - mastering the art of being interesting

"Got wit? We've all been in that situation where we need to say something clever, but innocuous; smart enough to show some intelligence, without showing off; something funny, but not a joke. What we need in that moment is wit- that sparkling combination of charm, humor, confidence, and most of all, the right words at the right time. Elements of Wit is an engaging book that brings together the greatest wits of our time, and previous ones from Oscar Wilde to Nora Ephron, Winston Churchill to Chris

Oct 17, 2014
Enrique's journey by Nazario, Sonia.

Enrique's journey

Based on the Los Angeles Times series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, this is a timeless story of families torn apart. When Enrique was five, his mother, too poor to feed her children, left Honduras to work in the United States. The move allowed her to send money back home so Enrique could eat better and go to school past the third grade. She promised she would return quickly, but she struggled in America. Without her, he became lonely and troubled. After eleven years, he decided he would go find

Oct 15, 2014
Ethical vision of the Bible- learning good from knowing God by Gosnell, Peter W.

Ethical vision of the Bible- learning good from knowing God

Oct 17, 2014
Even this I get to experience by Lear, Norman.

Even this I get to experience

The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture, while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear's ninety years, this is a memoir as touching and remarkable as the life he has led.

Oct 17, 2014
Every reason to leave - & why we chose to stay together by Rose, Vicki.

Every reason to leave - & why we chose to stay together

Oct 17, 2014
Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world by Tancer, Bill, author.

Everyone's a critic - winning customers in a review-driven world

"In Everyone's a Critic, Bill Tancer draws on case studies, field research, and never-beforepublished data to create the definitive guide for the business owner. He offers valuable insight for anyone seeking to make the most of their online consumer reviews, including the little touches that have outsized impact on positive reviews; how to deal with bad reviews; and how to spot reviewers who are trying to take advantage of you,"--Amazon.com

Oct 20, 2014
Everything I need to know about Christmas I learned from a Little Golden Book by Muldrow, Diane, author.

Everything I need to know about Christmas I learned from a Little Golden Book

A holiday-themed companion to the best-selling Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, written by the editorial director at Golden Books, collects iconic, retro-style artwork by such luminaries as Eloise Wilkin, Richard Scarry and Garth Williams.

Oct 17, 2014
Everything I need to know I learned from a Little golden book by Muldrow, Diane, author.

Everything I need to know I learned from a Little golden book

A whimsical guide to life for adult fans of classic Little Golden Books combines lighthearted advice with nostalgic illustrations that convey such nuggets of wisdom as "Don't forget to enjoy your wedding!," "Be a hugger," and "Sweatpants are bad for morale."

Oct 20, 2014
Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life by Hassler, Christine, 1976-

Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life

""Advice for handling disappointments in career, relationships, and life goals. Guidance for using them as opportunities to find insight, purpose, and fulfillment, and for learning from them for each next step. Addresses anxiety, self-judgment, courage, faith, and surrender"--Provided by publisher"

Oct 20, 2014
Face value - portraiture in the age of abstraction by Fortune, Brandon Brame, author.

Face value - portraiture in the age of abstraction

A groundbreaking reassessment of the reinvention of portraiture in America between 1945 and 1975 - the period when the abstract expressionists reached international prominence - this new volume presents fifty-five innovative portrait paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures. It includes works by Joan Brown, Alice Neel, Elaine de Kooning, Larry Rivers, Marisol Escobar, Alex Katz, Romare Bearden, Fairfield Porter, Jamie Wyeth, and Andy Warhol, amongst others. It also features a poem by leading

Oct 16, 2014
Facing the music - my story by Knapp, Jennifer, 1974- author.

Facing the music - my story

"Jennifer Knapp's meteoric rise in the Christian music industry ended abruptly when she walked away and came out publicly as a lesbian. This is her story--of coming to Christ, of building a career, of admitting who she is, and of how her faith remained strong through it all"--Amazon.com.

Oct 15, 2014