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Love and other ways of dying - essays by Paterniti, Michael.

Love and other ways of dying - essays

"In this moving, lyrical, and ultimately uplifting collection of essays, Michael Paterniti turns a keen eye on the full range of human experience, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of everyday people. Michael Paterniti is one of the most original and empathic storytellers working today. His writing has been described as "humane, devastating, and beautiful" by Elizabeth Gilbert, "spellbinding" by Anthony Doerr, and "expansive and joyful" by George Saunders. In the seventeen wide-ranging ess

Feb 27, 2015
Lose the clutter, lose the weight - the six-week total-life slim down by Walsh, Peter, 1956- author.

Lose the clutter, lose the weight - the six-week total-life slim down

"A recent study showed that people with cluttered homes were 77 percent more likely to be overweight or obese. Why? Organization pro Peter Walsh thinks it's because you can't make your best or the healthiest choices in a cluttered, messy, disorganized environment. But there's good news: you can change your habits, change you health, and change your life--all in just 6 weeks. [Includes] a room-by-room organizing guide, quizzes to create customizable plans, and testimonials from eight of the dozen

Feb 26, 2015
Lord, is it warfare? - teach me to stand - a devotional study on spiritual victory by Arthur, Kay, 1933-

Lord, is it warfare? - teach me to stand - a devotional study on spiritual victory

Feb 24, 2015
Loose strife by Barry, Quan, author.

Loose strife

Feb 27, 2015
Looking up devotional - trusting God with your every need by Moore, Beth, 1957- author.

Looking up devotional - trusting God with your every need

Feb 27, 2015
Life from scratch - a memoir of food, family, and forgiveness by Martin, Sasha, author.

Life from scratch - a memoir of food, family, and forgiveness

"It was a culinary journey like no other: Over the course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha Martin set out to cook--and eat--a meal from every country in the world. As cooking unlocked the memories of her rough-and-tumble childhood and the loss and heartbreak that came with it, Martin became more determined than ever to find peace and elevate her life through the prism of food and world cultures. From the tiny, makeshift kitchen of her eccentric, creative mother, to a string of foster

Feb 27, 2015
Less medicine, more health - 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care by Welch, H. Gilbert., author.

Less medicine, more health - 7 assumptions that drive too much medical care

"Eat smart, exercise regularly, and get routine health screenings," the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services advises the public in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. And that is absolutely true - except for the checkup part. The American public has been sold the idea that seeking medical care is one of the most important steps to maintain wellness. However, surprisingly, medical care is not in fact well correlated with good health. The major determinants of health are outside individual me

Feb 27, 2015
Learn how to draw & paint - a complete course on practical & creative techniques by Harrison, Hazel.

Learn how to draw & paint - a complete course on practical & creative techniques

Feb 27, 2015
Kaffe Fassett's brilliant little patchworks - 20 stitched and patched projects using Kaffe Fassett fabrics by Fassett, Kaffe.

Kaffe Fassett's brilliant little patchworks - 20 stitched and patched projects using Kaffe Fassett fabrics

Feb 27, 2015
Just for you - selfish sewing with your favorite SewCanShe bloggers - 24 simply stylish projects by Fairbanks-Critchfield, Caroline, 1975- author.

Just for you - selfish sewing with your favorite SewCanShe bloggers - 24 simply stylish projects

Feb 24, 2015
John Burroughs' America - selections from the writings of the naturalist by Burroughs, John, 1837-1921.

John Burroughs' America - selections from the writings of the naturalist

Feb 24, 2015
Jealous girl? - girls dealing with feelings by Snyder, Gail, author.

Jealous girl? - girls dealing with feelings

"Explores the emotion of jealousy in young women and the best ways to deal with it and the situations that cause it. Includes real-life examples, quotes, facts, tips, and quizzes"--Provided by publisher.

Feb 26, 2015
JavaScript cookbook - programming the web by Powers, Shelley, author.

JavaScript cookbook - programming the web

"Problem solving with JavaScript is a lot trickier now that its use has expanded considerably in size, scope, and complexity. This cookbook has your back, with recipes for common tasks across the JavaScript world, whether you're working in the browser, the server, or a mobile environment. Each recipe includes reusable code and practical advice for tackling JavaScript objects, Node, Ajax, JSON, data persistence, graphical and media applications, complex frameworks, modular JavaScript, APIs, and m

Feb 27, 2015
It's not who you know, it's who you are - life lessons from winners by Williams, Pat, 1940-

It's not who you know, it's who you are - life lessons from winners

Feb 24, 2015
Isaac Asimov by Wolny, Philip, author.

Isaac Asimov

Feb 27, 2015
Is shame necessary? - new uses for an old tool by Jacquet, Jennifer. author.

Is shame necessary? - new uses for an old tool

"An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform. Is Shame Necessary? presents us with a trenchant case for public shaming as a nonviolent form of resistance that can challenge corporations and even governments to change policies and behaviors that are detrimental to the environment. Jennifer Jacquet argues that public shaming, when it has been retrofitted for the age of social media and aimed

Feb 24, 2015
Irritable hearts - a PTSD love story by McClelland, Mac, author.

Irritable hearts - a PTSD love story

"In 2010, human rights reporter Mac McClelland left Haiti after covering the devastation of the earthquake. Back home, she finds herself imagining vivid scenes of violence and can't sleep or stop crying. It becomes clear that she is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, triggered by her trip and seemingly exacerbated by her experiences in the other charged places she'd reported from. The bewilderment about this sudden loss of self-control is magnified by her feelings for Nico, a French

Feb 27, 2015
Information doesn't want to be free - laws for the Internet age by Doctorow, Cory, author.

Information doesn't want to be free - laws for the Internet age

"In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This is a book about the pitfalls and the opportunities that creative industries (and individuals) are confronting today - about how the old models have failed or found new footing, and about what might soon replace them. A

Feb 27, 2015
Indie spiritualist - a no bullshit exploration of spirituality by Grosso, Chris.

Indie spiritualist - a no bullshit exploration of spirituality

"After years of heavy addiction, Chris Grosso found himself at the age of 25 literally on his knees utterly lost and broken. If he was going to live, he needed to find a new way to approach life. But he battled with how to wrangle a spiritual path with his alternative, eclectic lifestyle. Drawing upon his punk rock roots and question everything mindset, Grosso offers a collection of stories and musings on his own no bullshit exploration of spirituality that are brutally honest, and many times, b

Feb 24, 2015
In the land of invisible women - a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Ahmed, Qanta.

In the land of invisible women - a female doctor's journey in the Saudi Kingdom

From the Publisher: "In this stunningly written book, a Western trained Muslim doctor brings alive what it means for a woman to live in the Saudi Kingdom. I've rarely experienced so vividly the shunning and shaming, racism and anti-Semitism, but the surprise is how Dr. Ahmed also finds tenderness at the tattered edges of extremism, and a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith."- Gail Sheehy. The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones. Unexpectedly denied a v

Feb 26, 2015