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Shadow government - surveillance, secret wars, and a global security state in a single superpower world by Engelhardt, Tom, 1944-

Shadow government - surveillance, secret wars, and a global security state in a single superpower world

"In his new book, Tom Engelhardt takes in something new under the sun: what is no longer, as in the 1960s, a national security state, but a global security one, fighting secret wars that have turned the president into an assassin-in-chief. Shadow Government offers a powerful survey of a democracy of the wealthy that your grandparents wouldn't have recognized"--

Aug 27, 2015
Seismology - our violent earth by Baxter, Roberta.

Seismology - our violent earth

"This title presents the history of seismology. Vivid text details how early theories led to our modern understanding of the forces behind earthquakes and volcanoes. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible."--Publisher's website.

Aug 27, 2015
Scenes from the end - the last days of World War II in Europe by Manuel, Frank Edward.

Scenes from the end - the last days of World War II in Europe

"Frank Manuel was a young American intelligence officer during the final push into Germany in April 1945. What he experienced during those last weeks of war gave him the raw material of Scenes from the end ... What Manuel distils is the utter chaos and frequent absurdity of war in its final hour"--Jacket.

Aug 25, 2015
Sacred woman - a guide to healing the feminine body, mind, and spirit by Afua, Queen.

Sacred woman - a guide to healing the feminine body, mind, and spirit

A spiritual healer and teacher guides women through the nine gateways of initiation, offering her plan for achieving balance and health in life.

Aug 27, 2015
S.H.A.P.E. - finding & fulfilling your unique purpose for life by Rees, Erik.

S.H.A.P.E. - finding & fulfilling your unique purpose for life

"Rick Warren’s bestselling book The Purpose Driven® Life describes God’s five purposes for every Christian. Now Erik Rees helps you discover God’s unique purpose for your life based on the way God has shaped you. He made you marvelously unique for a reason. Tap into that reason and into the secrets of your own deeply personal makeup?the remarkable ensemble of passions, talents, experiences, temperament, and spiritual gifts that work together to make you who you are?and you’ll discover the path t

Aug 25, 2015
Rock your network marketing business - how to become a network marketing rock star by Robbins, Sarah, author.

Rock your network marketing business - how to become a network marketing rock star

Robbins has a passion for sharing the system she used to achieve seven-figure success. She will help you discover how to rock your network marketing business, and live a life you love through this powerful profession.

Aug 26, 2015
Robotics - from automatons to the Roomba by Foran, Racquel, 1966-

Robotics - from automatons to the Roomba

Vivid text details how early mechanical automatons led to the advanced, intelligent robots of today. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Aug 27, 2015
Rising strong by Brown, Brené, author.

Rising strong

"The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle, Brene Brown writes, can be our greatest call to courage, and rising strong our clearest path to a wholehearted life"--

Aug 27, 2015
Resumes for dummies by DeCarlo, Laura, author.

Resumes for dummies

"A resume is your first step to attracting a hiring manager's attention, but his essential job-search document can be tough to put together. Never fear! Resumes for Dummies arms you with the confidence you need to write a resume that will have prospective employers knocking at your door. Get started now!,"--page [4] of cover.

Aug 26, 2015
Reconnaissance - poems by Phillips, Carl, 1959-

Reconnaissance - poems

"A new poetry collection from one of our country's most acclaimed poets"--

Aug 27, 2015
Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate by Farber, Edward D.

Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate

Dr. Farber, a child psychologist on the clinical faculty of the George Washington University School of medicine, offers powerful advice for you and your ex-spouse on how to reduce conflict and protect your children's well-being by co-parenting.

Aug 27, 2015
Prairie man - the struggle between Sitting Bull and Indian Agent James McLaughlin by Matteoni, Norman E., author.

Prairie man - the struggle between Sitting Bull and Indian Agent James McLaughlin

One week after the infamous June 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, when news of the defeat of General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry troops reached the American public, Sitting Bull became the most wanted hostile Indian in America. He had resisted the United States' intrusions into Lakota prairie land for years, refused to sign treaties, and called for a gathering of tribes at Little Big Horn. He epitomized resistance. Sitting Bull's role at Little Big Horn has been the subject of

Aug 27, 2015
Pope Francis and the new Vatican by Draper, Robert.

Pope Francis and the new Vatican

Provides an intimate look inside Pope Francis' vatican, discussing his public life and personal crusades, and the inner workings of the Vatican.

Aug 27, 2015
Points of inspiration - an artist's journey with painting and photography by Brook, LeeAnn.

Points of inspiration - an artist's journey with painting and photography

"What source does an artist use for inspiration? What inspires the idea for a painting? Is it a mood, a setting or a feeling? And how does the interplay of photography and painting relate to the artistic process as a whole? A book about the creative process, Points of Inspiration is a personal story about an artist's journey. Steeped in the art world for more than 40 years, acclaimed contemporary landscape painter/photographer LeeAnn Brook explores the process of creating her vivid work. How did

Aug 27, 2015
Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace by Margulis, Dan, 1951-

Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace

Aug 27, 2015
Photoshop Cc - Visual Quickstart Guide- 2015 Release by Weinmann, Elaine/ Laurekas, Peter

Photoshop Cc - Visual Quickstart Guide- 2015 Release

Aug 27, 2015
Parkinson's disease by Craig, Lizabeth.

Parkinson's disease

"This title in Lucent's Diseases and Disorders series focuses on Parkinson's Disease. The book describes how the disease is contracted, its symptoms, and treatments. It also discusses the issues that caregivers face"--

Aug 27, 2015
Palliative care- the 400-year quest for a good death by Vanderpool, Harold Y.

Palliative care- the 400-year quest for a good death

Aug 27, 2015
Painted blossoms - creating expressive flower art with mixed media by Schmitt, Carrie, author.

Painted blossoms - creating expressive flower art with mixed media

Offers techniques, tips, and advice for creating a variety of flower shapes and incorporating design elements with examples from over a dozen established artists with unique floral styles.

Aug 27, 2015
Paid for - my journey through prostitution by Moran, Rachel.

Paid for - my journey through prostitution

Aug 27, 2015