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The lifegiving home - creating a place of belonging & becoming by Clarkson, Sally. The lifegiving home - creating a place of belonging & becoming

A mother-daughter team compiled a month-by-month list of topics to work through in order to develop a lifegiving home which is centered on God.

Oct 1, 2016
The liberal redneck manifesto - draggin' Dixie outta the dark by Crowder, Trae, author. The liberal redneck manifesto - draggin' Dixie outta the dark

"The Liberal Rednecks--a three-man stand-up comedy group doing scathing political satire--celebrate all that's good about the South while leading the Redneck Revolution and standing proudly blue in a sea of red. Smart, hilarious, and incisive, the Liberal Rednecks confront outdated traditions and intolerant attitudes, tackling everything people think they know about the South--the good, the bad, the glorious, and the shameful--in a laugh-out-loud funny and lively manifesto for the rise of a New

Oct 1, 2016
The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II by Montgomery, Ben, author. The leper spy - the story of an unlikely hero of World War II

"In 1944, as World War II raged in the Pacific, a young, vivacious Filipino woman with leprosy named Josefina Guerrero was swept up in the underground guerrilla movement in Manila. The convent-educated girl who loved reading poetry and listening to Chopin and Beethoven became one of the most reliable and courageous spies for the United States in the Pacific Theater, putting her life at risk for no reward but to help the Americans oust the Japanese occupiers from her homeland. She stalked through

Oct 1, 2016
The keeper's voice - poems by Carson, Mike, 1943- The keeper's voice - poems

"Carson's lean, spare collection The Keeper's Voice unflinchingly engages those hard ideas of beauty, of goodness. Direct and often colloquial in their language and traditional in their forms--blank verse, quatrains, sonnets--the poems' voices arise from a wide range of viewpoints and situations."--

Oct 1, 2016
The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management by Dougherty, Shawn, 1960- author. The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management

Oct 1, 2016
The Horse Encyclopedia by Edwards, Elwyn Hartley The Horse Encyclopedia

Sep 29, 2016
The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best by McDougall, John A. The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best

"The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution--eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we've been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch--empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we've heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often lea

Oct 1, 2016
The great movies IV by Ebert, Roger, 1942-2013. The great movies IV

Oct 1, 2016
The gerbil farmer's daughter - a memoir by Robinson, Holly, 1955- The gerbil farmer's daughter - a memoir

Robinson tells the warm and comic story of her father's peculiar obsession as a gerbil farmer, and of her own life growing up as one of the "employees" in his oddly thriving, sometimes exasperating, often humorous venture.

Oct 1, 2016
The gentrification of the mind - witness to a lost imagination by Schulman, Sarah, 1958- The gentrification of the mind - witness to a lost imagination

Oct 1, 2016
The garden awakening - designs to nurture our land & ourselves by Reynolds, Mary, author. The garden awakening - designs to nurture our land & ourselves

The Garden Awakening is a garden design book with a difference. Drawing inspiration from long-forgotten Irish gardening traditions, Mary Reynolds re-imagines gardens as spaces that work in harmony with nature. Under Mary's gentle guidance you can awaken your garden, nuturing the land to become a beautiful natural space. The Garden Awakening provides: inspiration for garden designs that are in harmony with nature, practical ideas and guidance for creating and maintaining your garden, advice on cr

Oct 1, 2016
The future tense of joy - a memoir by Teich, Jessica, author. The future tense of joy - a memoir

"No one was less likely to take her own life. That's what her Oxford thesis advisor wrote. From the moment I stumbled across the obituary, late at night when I couldn't sleep, I was captivated, and it wasn't the terrible details of her death: That she leapt from the balcony of a high rise in Century City. That she was 27, and a newlywed." So begins Jessica Teich's quest to unravel a mystery: the suicide of someone she never met. Bright and accomplished, with a loving family, Jessica knows she sh

Oct 1, 2016
The French chef in America - Julia Child's second act by Prud'homme, Alex, author. The French chef in America - Julia Child's second act

"Julia Child is synonymous with French cooking, but her legacy runs much deeper. Now, her great-nephew and My Life in France coauthor vividly recounts the myriad ways in which she profoundly shaped how we eat today. He shows us Child in the aftermath of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, suddenly finding herself America's first lady of French food and under considerable pressure to embrace her new mantle. We see her dealing with difficult colleagues and the challenges of fam

Oct 1, 2016
The fortress - a love story by Trussoni, Danielle, author. The fortress - a love story

Trussoni believed she controlled the narration of her life. But from their first kiss she was spellbound by Nikolai, a novelist from Bulgaria, sharing a love of jazz and books and travel, passions that intensify their whirlwind romance. Eight years later, hopeful to renew their marriage, they move to the south of France, to a picturesque medieval village in the Languedoc, where they buy a thirteenth-century stone fortress. It is here she finds the strength to overcome her illusions, and start ag

Oct 1, 2016
The forest feast - gatherings - simple vegetarian menus for hosting friends & family by Gleeson, Erin, author, photographer. The forest feast - gatherings - simple vegetarian menus for hosting friends & family

Erin Gleeson is known for her visually stunning, healthy recipes--dishes that are easy enough to prepare after a long day at work, yet impressive enough for a party. Her food has always been ideal for entertaining, but now Gleeson offers detailed guidance on hosting casual, yet thoughtful gatherings from start to finish--from the decor and cocktails to the ideal food pairings. In this new book, more than 100 fresh, innovative vegetarian recipes are arranged in a series of artfully designed menus

Oct 1, 2016
The five elements - understand yourself and enhance your relationships with the wisdom of the world's oldest personality type system by Dondi, author. The five elements - understand yourself and enhance your relationships with the wisdom of the world's oldest personality type system

"The Five Elements brings the wisdom of an ancient healing system to the modern reader. Many people today are interested in knowing themselves better, as evidenced by the popularity of personality tests online and in magazines. They want to know the reason behind their responses to situations. In this book, Dondi Dahlin shows us that we are all born with individual rhythms that go beyond the influence of our genes and upbringing. The five elements originated in ancient Chinese medicine over 2,00

Oct 1, 2016
The field guide to pregnancy - navigating new territory with research, recipes, and remedies by See, Caylie, 1976- author. The field guide to pregnancy - navigating new territory with research, recipes, and remedies

Oct 1, 2016
The father of forensics - the groundbreaking cases of Sir Bernard Spilsbury, and the beginnings of modern CSI by Evans, Colin, 1948- The father of forensics - the groundbreaking cases of Sir Bernard Spilsbury, and the beginnings of modern CSI

Oct 1, 2016
The essential oyster - a salty appreciation of taste and temptation by Jacobsen, Rowan, author. The essential oyster - a salty appreciation of taste and temptation

The Essential Oyster is the definitive book for oyster-lovers everywhere, featuring stunning portraits, tasting notes, and backstories of all the top oysters, as well as recipes from America's top oyster chefs and a guide to the best oyster bars. Spotlighting more than a hundred of North America's greatest oysters--the unique, the historically significant, the flat-out yummiest--The Essential Oyster introduces the oyster culture and history of every region of North America, as well as overseas.

Oct 1, 2016
The edge - the war against cheating and corruption in the cutthroat world of elite sports by Pielke, Roger A., Jr., 1968- author. The edge - the war against cheating and corruption in the cutthroat world of elite sports

Oct 1, 2016