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Cockroaches by Mukasonga, Scholastique, author.

Cockroaches

"Imagine being born into a world where everything about you--the shape of your nose, the look of your hair, the place of your birth--designates you as an undesirable, an inferior, a menace, no better than a cockroach, something to be driven away and ultimately exterminated. Imagine being thousands of miles away while your family and friends are brutally and methodically slaughtered. Imagine being entrusted by your parents with the mission of leaving everything you know and finding some way to su

Aug 28, 2016
The carnival campaign - how the rollicking 1840 campaign of "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" changed presidential elections forever by Shafer, Ronald G., author.

The carnival campaign - how the rollicking 1840 campaign of "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" changed presidential elections forever

Aug 28, 2016
The born again runner - a guide to overcoming excuses, injuries, and other obstacles--for new and returning runners by Magill, Pete, author.

The born again runner - a guide to overcoming excuses, injuries, and other obstacles--for new and returning runners

"From the lead author of Build Your Running Body ("the best running book ever"--Runner's World founder Bob Anderson), a one-of-a-kind guide for everyone who wants to run but feels they can't,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 2016
Claudia's cocina - a taste of Mexico by Sandoval, Claudia, author.

Claudia's cocina - a taste of Mexico

Collects recipes for favorite dishes from the kitchen of the "MasterChef" Season 6 winner and from her family's town of Mazatlan, along with step-by-step directions for mastering some of the staples of Mexican cuisine.

Aug 28, 2016
Classic German baking - the very best recipes for traditional favorites, from pfeffernusse to streuselkuchen by Weiss, Luisa, author.

Classic German baking - the very best recipes for traditional favorites, from pfeffernusse to streuselkuchen

Aug 28, 2016
Christian mystics - 108 seers, saints, and sages by McColman, Carl, author.

Christian mystics - 108 seers, saints, and sages

Aug 28, 2016
A child's first book of Trump by Black, Michael Ian, 1971- author.

A child's first book of Trump

The Trump is a curious creature, very often spotted in the wild, but confounding to our youngest citizens. A business mogul, reality TV host, and now & political candidate? Kids (and, let's be honest, many adults) might have difficulty discerning just what this thing that been dominating news coverage this election cycle is. Could he actually be real? Are those & words coming out of his mouth? Why are his hands so tiny? And perhaps most importantly, what on earth do you do when you encounter an

Aug 28, 2016
Chess for Dummies by Eade, James

Chess for Dummies

Aug 28, 2016
Cat Castles - 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself by Oliver, Carin

Cat Castles - 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself

Aug 28, 2016
Cast-iron cooking - recipes & tips for getting the most out of your cast-iron cookware by Narins, Rachael, author.

Cast-iron cooking - recipes & tips for getting the most out of your cast-iron cookware

Aug 28, 2016
Cannibal by Sinclair, Safiya, author.

Cannibal

"Colliding with and confrontingThe Tempest and postcolonial identity, the poems in Safiya Sinclair's Cannibal explore Jamaican childhood and history, race relations in America, womanhood, otherness, and exile. She evokes a home no longer accessible and abody at times uninhabitable, often mirrored by a hybrid Eve/Caliban figure. Blooming with intense lyricism and fertile imagery, these full-blooded poems are elegant, mythic, and intricately woven. Here the female body is a dark landscape; the fem

Aug 28, 2016
Broken Way - A Daring Path into the Abundant Life by Voskamp, Ann

Broken Way - A Daring Path into the Abundant Life

Aug 28, 2016
Essential oils for healing - over 400 all-natural recipes for everyday ailments by Fite, Vannoy Gentles.

Essential oils for healing - over 400 all-natural recipes for everyday ailments

"All over the world, people are turning toward homeopathic and alternative medicines. Essential Oils for Healing is an easy-to-use guide for anyone who wants to learn how to use essential oils to heal a multitude of ills. Ailments are listed in alphabetical order and are accompanied by hundreds of recipes you can re-create at home using the essential oils at your disposal. Tips on safe handling and usage, contraindications, and storage ensure that even the most novice of essential oils user can

Aug 28, 2016
Essential Oils by Neal's Yard Remedies (COR)

Essential Oils

Aug 28, 2016
Denying to the grave - why we ignore the facts that will save us by Gorman, Sara E., author.

Denying to the grave - why we ignore the facts that will save us

Aug 28, 2016
Company confessions - secrets, memoirs, and the CIA by Moran, Christopher R., author.

Company confessions - secrets, memoirs, and the CIA

"Spies are supposed to keep quiet, never betraying their agents nor discussing their operations. Somehow, this doesn't apply to the CIA, which routinely vets, and approves, dozens of books by former officers. Many of these memoirs command huge advances and attract enormous publicity. Take Valerie Plame, the CIA officer whose identity was leaked by the Bush White House in 2003 and who reportedly received $2 million for her book Fair Game. Or former CIA director George Tenet whose 2007 memoir reac

Aug 28, 2016
The commander - Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab independence, 1914-1948 by Parsons, Laila, author.

The commander - Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab independence, 1914-1948

"Revered by some as the Arab Garibaldi, maligned by others as an intriguer and opportunist, Fawzi al-Qawuqji manned the ramparts of Arab history for four decades. As a young officer in the Ottoman Army, he fought the British in the First World War, and won an Iron Cross. In the 1920s, he mastered the arts of insurgency and helped lead a massive uprising against the French authorities in Syria. A decade later, he re-appeared in Palestine, where he helped direct the Arab revolt of 1936. When an ef

Aug 28, 2016
Breathe - simple breathing techniques for a calmer, happier life by Hall, Jean, author.

Breathe - simple breathing techniques for a calmer, happier life

"Breathing the right way has many benefits including lowering your blood pressure, promoting feelings of calm and relaxation as well as helping you to de-stress. Breathe will teach you some of the simplest methods to increase awareness, mindfulness, and help you regain mental and physical focus. With 24 breath work exercises to improve your wellbeing, it covers the essentials such as the moving breath, mindful breathing, and how to balance the breath. This handy sized book with easy-to- follow t

Aug 28, 2016
Born to be wild - hundreds of free nature activities for families by Garlick, Hattie, author.

Born to be wild - hundreds of free nature activities for families

HOBBIES. Want to save cash, your child's imagination and possibly even the planet? This is the book you need. Packed with great photos of real families in the outdoors, Born to Be Wild contains easy-to-follow instructions for activities that require nothing more sophisticated than a small person's imagination and access to a little outdoor space. Organized seasonally and then by material, it lets parents skip straight to Spring and then to 'Blossom', 'Grass' or 'Earth' etc. according to their pr

Aug 28, 2016
Cookie love - more than 60 recipes and techniques for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary by Segal, Mindy, author.

Cookie love - more than 60 recipes and techniques for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary

"A new, edgier take on baking cookies, from a James Beard Award-winning chef and the owner of the popular Chicago restaurant, HotChocolate. Mindy Segal is an up-and-coming chef and baker who's serious about cookies and bars. In her first cookbook, Segal turns classic recipes into more elevated, fun interpretations of everyone's favorite sweet treat. From Brown Butter with Hickory Smoked Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies and Creme de Violet Snickerdoodles, to Citrus, Brown Butter, and Graham Cracker S

Aug 28, 2016