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Five years in heaven - the unlikely friendship that answered life's greatest questions by Schlimm, John, 1971- author.

Five years in heaven - the unlikely friendship that answered life's greatest questions

The author describes how, in search of meaning, he returned home to his small town and began a five-year friendship with a local nun who set him on the road to self-discovery and salvation.

May 26, 2015
Flavor flours - a new way to bake with teff, buckwheat, sorghum, other whole & ancient grains, nuts & non-wheat flours by Medrich, Alice, author.

Flavor flours - a new way to bake with teff, buckwheat, sorghum, other whole & ancient grains, nuts & non-wheat flours

Demonstrates how to bake with flour alternatives, presenting such recipes as silky butterscotch pudding, buckwheat cake with rose apples, bittersweet teff brownies,and sorghum cinnamon sticks.

May 26, 2015
Foam rolling - 50 exercises for massage, injury prevention, and core strength by Inkster, Karina.

Foam rolling - 50 exercises for massage, injury prevention, and core strength

"40 Exercises for Massage, Injury Prevention, and Core Strength Get stronger and prevent injuries with an easy workout you can do at home! Foam Rolling is an exciting new book about the unique workout that conditions and strengthens muscles while stretching and restoring them. Foam rolling has been popular with physical therapists for years as a gentle yet effective way to heal overworked muscles and eliminate painful knots, and has recently become a fixture in yoga and Pilates studios. With t

May 26, 2015
Fresh prints - 25 easy and enticing printing projects to make at home by Leech, Christine, author.

Fresh prints - 25 easy and enticing printing projects to make at home

Shares step-by-step instructions for custom printing articles of clothing, shoes, pillows, and other materials using found objects and everyday household items.

May 26, 2015
Gay and Catholic - accepting my sexuality, finding community, living my faith by Tushnet, Eve.

Gay and Catholic - accepting my sexuality, finding community, living my faith

May 26, 2015
George the dog, John the artist - a rescue story. by Dolan, John, 1971-

George the dog,  John the artist - a rescue story.

May 26, 2015
Getting laid - everything you need to know about raising chickens, gardening and preserving -- with over 100 recipes! by Webb, Barb.

Getting laid - everything you need to know about raising chickens, gardening and preserving -- with over 100 recipes!

"Sustainable living boasts no boundaries. You don't need massive amounts of acreage or even a fenced-in backyard. We may not be 100 percent sustainable in our lifestyle, but we can become better in-tune with our environment and conscientious of our actions. Like all aspects of life, it's about balance, finding ways to live a greener, cleaner life within the parameters of your current lifestyle. Top blogger for country living, Rural Mom, shows us the (actually very easy) way to live a sustainable

May 20, 2015
Getting there - a book of mentors by Segal, Gillian Zoe, author.

Getting there - a book of mentors

The path to success is rarely easy or direct, and good mentors are hard to find. In Getting there, thirty leaders in diverse fields share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to the top. In an honest, direct, and engaging way, these role models describe the obstacles they faced, the setbacks they endured, and the vital lessons they learned. They dispense not only essential and practical career advice, but also priceless wisdom applicable to life in general. Getting there is for everyone--f

May 20, 2015
Gluten-free classic snacks - 100 recipes for the brand-name treats you love by Hunn, Nicole.

Gluten-free classic snacks - 100 recipes for the brand-name treats you love

"In this country, we love our snack cakes and chips. But what if you found out, suddenly, that some of your favorite snacks, like Twinkies or Girl Scout Cookies, were off-limits? Or that your child couldn't have Oreos in his lunchbox any more, or a Twix bar after a long day? More and more people are learning they must give up gluten, or choosing to forego it for their health. Though many supermarkets now stock gluten-free goods, and large food manufacturers have even begun selling gluten-free ve

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
Good dog, happy baby - preparing your dog for the arrival of your child by Wombacher, Michael, 1959-

Good dog, happy baby - preparing your dog for the arrival of your child

Provides a twelve-step process that gives families the skills they need to prepare their dog for the arrival of a newborn, including evaluating a dog's responsiveness, resolving common behavior problems, and using training equipment.

May 26, 2015
Great American songbook, complete - the best hits from timeless songwriters by

Great American songbook, complete - the best hits from timeless songwriters

May 21, 2015
Great garden design by Hodgson, Ian, author.

Great garden design

Offers garden design suggestions for every taste and income level, including urban chic, cottage and country style, and water gardens.

May 26, 2015
Great new ways with granny squares by P., Rosa

Great new ways with granny squares

May 26, 2015
Green wars - dispatches from a vanishing world by Dutt, Bahar.

Green wars - dispatches from a vanishing world

"Wildlife biologist and journalist Bahar Dutt travels to the far ends of the planet to report on some of the biggest environment stories of our time from climate change to illegal mining to big dams being constructed in rich tropical rainforests. As India makes its way to a super economy, the impact on its wildlife remains largely unreported. Dutt draws on her experience as a conservationist to look at how this tension between a modernizing economy and saving the planet can be resolved."--

May 26, 2015
Guide to Intellectual Property - What It Is, How to Protect It, How to Exploit It by Economist (COR)/ Johnson, Stephen

Guide to Intellectual Property - What It Is, How to Protect It, How to Exploit It

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
Guns across America - reconciling gun rules and rights by Spitzer, Robert J., 1953-

Guns across America - reconciling gun rules and rights

May 26, 2015
Gut - The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ by Enders, Guilia/ Enders, Jill (ILT)/ Shaw, David (TRN)

Gut - The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ

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