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The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals by Vartanian, Arsy, author.

The paleo foodie cookbook - 120 food lover's recipes for healthy, gluten-free, grain-free & delicious meals

The authors are Arsy Vartanian, founder and chef of rubiesandradishes.com and author of the bestselling The paleo slow cooker, and Amy Kubal, registered dietitian and co-author of The paleo slow cooker.

Jul 25, 2014
The other side - a memoir by Johnson, Lacy M., 1978-

The other side - a memoir

"Lacy Johnson was held prisoner in a soundproofed room in a basement apartment that her ex-boyfriend rented and outfitted for the sole purpose of raping and killing her. She escaped, but not unscathed. The Other Side is the haunting account of a first passionate and then abusive relationship, the events leading to Johnson's kidnapping and imprisonment, her dramatic escape, and her hard-fought struggle to recover. At once thrilling, terrifying, harrowing, and hopeful, The Other Side offers more t

Jul 24, 2014
The Opening Kickoff - The Twenty-five Years That Made (And Almost Broke) College Football. by Revsine, Dave.

The Opening Kickoff - The Twenty-five Years That Made (And Almost Broke) College Football.

Jul 29, 2014
The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death by Blastland, Michael.

The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death

"Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra link of breakfast sausage going to kill you? We've all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do those numbers actually mean in the real world? In The Norm Chronicles, journalist Michael Blastland and risk expert David Spiegelhalter answer these questions--and far more--in a commonsense (and wildly entertaining) guide to personal risk. Through the adventures of the perfectly average Norm, his

Jul 25, 2014
The Nixon tapes, 1971-1972 by

The Nixon tapes, 1971-1972

"The famous-- and infamous-- Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words. [His] voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David-- 3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those conversations have ever been transcribed and published. Now, thanks to professor Luke Nichter's massive

Jul 29, 2014
The Nixon defense - what he knew and when he knew it by Dean, John W. (John Wesley), 1938-

The Nixon defense - what he knew and when he knew it

"Former White House Counsel John W. Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, draws on his own transcripts of almost a thousand conversations, a wealth of Nixon's secretly recorded information, and more than 150,000 pages of documents in the National Archives and the Nixon Library to provide the definitive answer to the question: what did President Nixon know and when did he know it?"--Amazon.com.

Jul 29, 2014
The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed-in your world by Kluger, Jeffrey.

The narcissist next door - understanding the monster in your family, in your office, in your bed-in your world

" From an award-winning senior writer at Time, an eye-opening exploration of narcissism, how to recognize it, and how to handle it. The odds are good that you know a narcissist-probably a lot of them. The odds are also good that they are intelligent, confident, and articulate-the center of attention. They make you laugh and they make you think. The odds are also that this spell didn't last. Narcissists are everywhere. There are millions of them in the United States alone: entertainers, politi

Jul 25, 2014
The mysteries of the Trojan War. by

The mysteries of the Trojan War.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Trojan War. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on the archaeology of the area in which the war is thought to have taken place, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 29, 2014
The mysteries of the Maya. by

The mysteries of the Maya.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Ancient Maya culture. Features include a timeline, map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Maya culture, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 29, 2014
The mysteries of Stonehenge. by

The mysteries of Stonehenge.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Neolithic site of Stonehenge. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Stonehenge, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 29, 2014
The mysteries of Easter Island. by

The mysteries of Easter Island.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the remote location of Easter Island, including its culture, giant statues, and writing. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Easter Island, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 29, 2014
The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones by Tamkin, James A., author.

The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones

Jul 23, 2014
The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss by Kellman, Raphael, 1960-

The microbiome diet - the scientifically proven way to restore your gut health and achieve permanent weight loss

"What is the microbiome? These trillions of tiny microbes living within our intestines help us extract the nutrients from our food in addition to exerting enormous influence over our metabolism, hormones, cravings, and even our genes. Cutting-edge science has shown that the microbiome is the secret to healthy, dramatic weight loss, as well as to significant improvements in overall health, mood, energy, and mental function. Specialist in integrative medicine and intestinal health Dr. Raphael Kell

Jul 25, 2014
The marshmallow test - mastering self-control by Mischel, Walter.

The marshmallow test - mastering self-control

"A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life? The world's leading expert on self-control, Walter Mischel has proven that the ability to delay gratification is critical for a successful life, predicting higher SAT scores, better social and cognitive functioning, a healthier lifestyle and a greater sense of self-worth. But is willpower prewired, or can it be

Jul 29, 2014
The legend of King Arthur. by

The legend of King Arthur.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the legends of King Arthur, the Roundtable, and his knights. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on Arthurian legend, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 29, 2014
The learning habit - a groundbreaking approach to homework and parenting that helps our children succeed in school and life by Donaldson-Pressman, Stephanie.

The learning habit - a groundbreaking approach to homework and parenting that helps our children succeed in school and life

"A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works - and what doesn't Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of "screen time," it's hard for kids - and parents - to know what's most essential. How can parents help their kids succeed - not just do well "on the test" -- but develop the learning habits they'll need to thriv

Jul 25, 2014
The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science by Leroi, Armand Marie.

The lagoon - how Aristotle invented science

Jul 29, 2014
The knowledgeable knitter / Understand the Inner Workings of Knitting and Make Every Project a Success by Radcliffe, Margaret (Margaret K. K.)

The knowledgeable knitter / Understand the Inner Workings of Knitting and Make Every Project a Success

Jul 25, 2014
The Intel trinity - how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove built the world's most important company by Malone, Michael S. (Michael Shawn), 1954-

The Intel trinity - how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove built the world's most important company

Jul 24, 2014
The insanity of God - a true story of faith resurrected by Ripken, Nik.

The insanity of God - a true story of faith resurrected

Presents stories of persecuted Christians whose faith in Christ was not diminished by adverse circumstances, and the lessons that the author took from those stories and applied to his own beliefs about the sufficiency of God.

Jul 29, 2014