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Meditations on intention and being - daily reflections on the path of yoga, mindfulness, and compassion by Gates, Rolf.

Meditations on intention and being - daily reflections on the path of yoga, mindfulness, and compassion

"Yoga has never been more popular. Throughout the United States, people are turning to this ancient practice as a response to the pressures of today's hectic world. In Meditations on Intention and Being, acclaimed yoga teacher Rolf Gates draws on twenty years of teaching experience to explore and explain how to take the mindfulness of yoga off the mat and integrate it into every aspect of life. Presented in the form of 365 inspirational daily reflections, Gates helps readers--from experienced yo

May 30, 2016
Maserati - all the cars by Cancellieri, Gianni, author.

Maserati - all the cars

Maserati turned 100 years old in 2014 - a century of history, graced by some of the world's greatest technicians, racing drivers, cars and victories. MASERATI ALL THE CARS is a 'catalogue' that celebrates the House of the Trident by bringing together almost all its production, from the Tipo 26 - the Grand Prix racer with which the Maserati brothers first became constructors back in 1926 - to current production cars like the GranTurismo, Quattroporte, Ghibli and the brand new Kubang. Between the

May 30, 2016
The marvelous pigness of pigs - respecting and caring for all God's creation by Salatin, Joel, author.

The marvelous pigness of pigs - respecting and caring for all God's creation

"Joel Salatin is perhaps the nation's best known farmer, whose environmentally friendly, sustainable Polyface Farms has been featured in Food, Inc. and Time magazine. Now in his first book written for a faith audience, Salatin offers a deeply personal argument for earth stewardship, and calls for fellow Christians to join him in looking to the Bible for a foodscape in line with spiritual truth. Salatin urges Christians to rethink America's allegiance to cheap corporate food that destroys creatio

May 30, 2016
So much synth by Shaughnessy, Brenda, 1970- author.

So much synth

""Shaughnessy's particular genius. is utterly poetic, but essayistic in scope."-The New Yorker"Brenda Shaughnessy's work is a good place to start for any passionate woman feeling daunted by poetry." -Cosmopolitan"Shaughnessy's voice is smart, sexy, self-aware, hip. consistently wry, and ever savvy."-Harvard ReviewSubversions of idiom and cliche; punctuate Shaughnessy's fourth collection as she approaches middle age and revisits the memories, romances, and music of adolescence. So Much Synth is a

May 30, 2016
The know-it-all - one man's humble quest to become the smartest person in the world by Jacobs, A. J., 1968-

The know-it-all - one man's humble quest to become the smartest person in the world

Biography detailing the comic effects on Jacobs' life that occur when he attempts to read the Encyclopaedia Britannica volumes A to Z.

May 30, 2016
The sun and the moon and the Rolling Stones by Cohen, Rich, author.

The sun and the moon and the Rolling Stones

Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road with the band and quickly falls under their sway, privy to the jokes, the camaraderie, the bitchiness, the hard living. Inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Cohen's chronicle of the band is informed by the rigorous views of a kid who grew up on the music and for whom the Stones will always be the greatest rock 'n' roll band of all time.

May 30, 2016
Android tips and tricks by Hart-Davis, Guy, author.

Android tips and tricks

"You'll learn how to use your Android smartphone or tablet as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. You will dig deep into the settings and capabilities of both Android itself and the preinstalled apps, developing the knowledge and skills to exploit them to the fullest."--Back cover.

May 30, 2016
The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's Disease by Isaacson, Richard S., author.

The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's Disease

"Alzheimer s disease (AD) is a type of dementia that can be very hard for both the patient and the caregiver. Currently, five million Americans have been diagnosed with AD--and that number is likely to triple by 2050. While the cause of Alzheimer s disease is still a mystery, new research has increased our knowledge of certain aspects of the disease. Perhaps most significant, studies show that proper diet may make a real difference, not only in slowing the progression of AD, but also in preventi

May 30, 2016
Secondhand time - the last of the Soviets by Aleksievich, Svetlana, 1948- author.

Secondhand time - the last of the Soviets

May 30, 2016
Veronica's grave - a daughter's memoir by Donsky, Barbara Bracht

Veronica's grave - a daughter's memoir

No one told Barbara Bracht that her mother had died, and she is left a confused child whose blue-collar father is intent upon erasing any memory of her mother. Barbara struggles to keep from being crushed under the weight of family secrets as she comes of age and strives to educate herself, despite her father's stance against women's education.

May 30, 2016
Tell the truth and shame the devil - the life, legacy, and love of my son Michael Brown by McSpadden, Lezley, author.

Tell the truth and shame the devil - the life, legacy, and love of my son Michael Brown

"When Michael Orlandus Darrion Brown was born, he was adored and doted on by his aunts, uncles, grandparents, his father, and most of all by his sixteen-year-old mother, who nicknamed him Mike Mike. Lezley McSpadden never imagined that her son's name would inspire the resounding chants of protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. In Tell the truth & shame the devil, McSpadden picks up the pieces of the tragedy that shook her life and the country to its core, and reveals the unforgettable story of her

May 30, 2016
The Williams-Sonoma baking book by

The Williams-Sonoma baking book

Nothing evokes the comforts of home better than freshly baked treats straight from the oven. Here you'll find recipes that both fit into your busy schedule and suit nearly every occasion, from quick desserts for weeknight suppers to fancy cakes for holiday tables.

May 30, 2016
Chosen? - reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Brueggemann, Walter.

Chosen? - reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

May 30, 2016
The coaching habit - say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever by Bungay Stanier, Michael, author.

The coaching habit - say less, ask more & change the way you lead forever

May 30, 2016
Architecture's odd couple - Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson by Howard, Hugh, 1952- author.

Architecture's odd couple - Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson

"In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. Wright (1867-1959) began it with his romantic prairie style; Johnson (1906-2005) brought down the curtain with his spare postmodernist experiments. Between them, they built some of the most admired and discussed buildings in American history. Differing radically in their views on architecture, Wright and Johnson shared a restless creativity, enormous charisma, and an out

May 30, 2016
Adventures of a female medical detective - in pursuit of smallpox and AIDS by Guinan, Mary E., author.

Adventures of a female medical detective - in pursuit of smallpox and AIDS

"In 1974, a young doctor arrived at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with one goal in mind: to help eradicate smallpox. The only woman physician in her class in the Epidemic Intelligence Service, a two-year epidemiology training program, Mary Guinan soon was selected to join India's Smallpox Eradication Program, which searched out and isolated patients with the disease. By May of 1975, the World Health Organization declared Uttar Pradash smallpox-free. During her barrier-crossing c

May 30, 2016
Cracking the GRE 2017 by

Cracking the GRE 2017

May 30, 2016
Cracking the GMAT 2017 by

Cracking the GMAT 2017

May 30, 2016
Court-martial - how military justice has shaped America from the revolution to 9/11 and beyond by Bray, Chris (Historian), author.

Court-martial - how military justice has shaped America from the revolution to 9/11 and beyond

"Tells the sweeping story of military justice, from the institution of the court martial in the earliest days of the Republic to contemporary arguments over how to use military courts to try foreign terrorists or soldiers accused of sexual assault,"--NoveList.

May 30, 2016
Champagne, uncorked - the house of Krug and the timeless allure of the world's most celebrated drink by Tardi, Alan, 1956- author.

Champagne, uncorked - the house of Krug and the timeless allure of the world's most celebrated drink

May 30, 2016