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Take pride - why the deadliest sin holds the secret to human success by Tracy, Jessica L., author. Take pride - why the deadliest sin holds the secret to human success

"A leading psychologist reveals how our most misunderstood emotion--pride--has shaped our minds and our culture, and shows how we can harness its power. Why did Paul Gauguin abandon middle-class life to follow the path of a starving artist? What inspired Bill Gates to give away so much of his hard-won fortune? How has Donald Trump succeeded so excessively, when his winning style could easily be his greatest liability?As the renowned emotion researcher Jessica Tracy reveals in Take Pride, each of

Sep 22, 2016
Swim through the darkness - my search for Craig Smith and the mystery of Maitreya Kali by Stax, Mike, author. Swim through the darkness - my search for Craig Smith and the mystery of Maitreya Kali

"Craig Smith was a striking success of the 1960s--a handsome musician whose songs were recorded by some of the biggest names in entertainment. But an unexpected turn of events plunged the golden boy into a terrifying darkness. Clean-cut Craig Smith because Matreiya Kali, a self-proclaimed psychedelic Messiah who released his poignant schizophrenic visions on an obscure double album before disappearing completely. Author Mike Stax reveals one of the strangest and most tragic stories of pop music

Sep 26, 2016
Super graphic - a visual guide to the comic book universe by Leong, Tim. Super graphic - a visual guide to the comic book universe

Offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books, and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there.

Sep 28, 2016
Super foods every day - recipes using kale, blueberries, chia seeds, cacao, and other ingredients that promote whole-body health by Quinn, Sue (Chef), author. Super foods every day - recipes using kale, blueberries, chia seeds, cacao, and other ingredients that promote whole-body health

Shares healthy recipes featuring different super foods, including super muesli, roasted mackerel and salsa, and chocberry cupcakes.

Sep 28, 2016
Success Is the Only Option - The Art of Coaching Extreme Talent by Calipari, John/ Sokolove, Michael Success Is the Only Option - The Art of Coaching Extreme Talent

Sep 28, 2016
Structuring your novel- essential keys for writing an outstanding story by Weiland, K. M. Structuring your novel- essential keys for writing an outstanding story

Sep 28, 2016
Staying put - making a home in a restless world by Sanders, Scott R. (Scott Russell), 1945- author. Staying put - making a home in a restless world

Sep 28, 2016
Speak peace in a world of conflict - what you say next will change your world by Rosenberg, Marshall B. Speak peace in a world of conflict - what you say next will change your world

Sep 28, 2016
Southern California - a guide for the eyes by Parhad, Elisa. Southern California - a guide for the eyes

Sep 28, 2016
Soup swap - comforting recipes to make and share by Gunst, Kathy, author. Soup swap - comforting recipes to make and share

Collects recipes for soups, stews, and chowders, each with suggested sides for a meal, including such options as potato-leek, roasted fall vegetable, Thai red curry chicken, Italian wedding soup, and pasta e fagioli, with tips for easy transporting.

Sep 28, 2016
Soul at the white heat - Inspiration, obsession, and the writing life by Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Soul at the white heat - Inspiration, obsession, and the writing life

Sep 22, 2016
Snake - the legendary life of Ken Stabler by Freeman, Michael, 1966- author. Snake - the legendary life of Ken Stabler

"Ken "The Snake" Stabler was a force to be reckoned with, both on and off the field. A 1974 NFL MVP, a four-time Pro-bowler, and a Super Bowl champion, he lived his life unapologetically, and in many ways, was the first NFL player who was unrepentant about having sex, drinking beer-a lot of beer-and living life as he wanted-not as the NFL wanted. But he was more than a partier; he was a marksman, the league's first cocky, swashbuckling pass thrower, an undeniable physical presence, and the man w

Sep 28, 2016
Small victories - recipes, advice + hundreds of ideas for home-cooking triumphs by Turshen, Julia, author. Small victories - recipes, advice + hundreds of ideas for home-cooking triumphs

A writer and recipe developer shares lessons learned through cooking thousands of meals, along with simple recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, including such options as lasagna, turkey and ricotta meatballs, and Korean clambake.

Sep 28, 2016
Slippery slope - Europe's troubled future by Merritt, Giles, author. Slippery slope - Europe's troubled future

Sep 22, 2016
Sing for your life - a story of race, music, and family by Bergner, Daniel, author. Sing for your life - a story of race, music, and family

The touching, triumphant story of a young black man's journey from violence and despair to one of the world's most elite artistic institutions. In 2011, at the age of twenty-four, Ryan won a nationwide competition hosted by New York's Metropolitan Opera. Today, he is a rising star performing major roles at the Met and Europe's most prestigious opera houses.

Sep 28, 2016
Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith by Robertson, Si, 1948- author. Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith

"America's favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures. Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E's Duck Dynasty. Through his transition, he has remained untainted by the popularity and money, and is the same man he was before stardom--generous, kind, compassionate, and a little bit crazy. Beginning where Si-cology 1

Sep 28, 2016
Shooting up / A Short History of Drugs and War by Kamieski, Łukasz. Shooting up / A Short History of Drugs and War

Sep 28, 2016
Shakespeare's yoga - how the Bard can deepen your practice--on and off the mat by Szabo-Cassella, Claire, author. Shakespeare's yoga - how the Bard can deepen your practice--on and off the mat

"There are remarkable connections between ancient yogic principles and Shakespeare's plays. In Shakespeare's Yoga, international yoga teacher Claire Szabo-Cassella makes yogic insights from the literary master on the human condition both accessible and immediately relevant to modern yoga practice-on and off the yoga mat. As she draws parallels between the Bard's inherent spiritual wisdom and the yamas, five core yogic concepts in the art of right living, she adds down-to-earth insights from her

Sep 22, 2016
Set the Boy Free - The Autobiography by Marr, Johnny Set the Boy Free - The Autobiography

Sep 28, 2016
Semisweet - an orpnah's journey through the school the Hersheys built by O'Brien, Johnny, 1943- Semisweet - an orpnah's journey through the school the Hersheys built

In a riveting and haunting account, O'Brien tells a universal story about the vulnerability of needy children, describes the madness that consumed his beloved brother, explores the cruelty of bullies - both young and old - exposes the corrupting influence of money, and shows how the Milton Hershey School continues its sacred mission of saving thousands of America's neediest children.

Sep 28, 2016