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The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Gallo, Leah, author. The art of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Shares stills, behind the scenes images, and visual effects concepts from the film, as well as insights from the cast and crew.

Sep 29, 2016
The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration? by Marciano, J. D, author. The American war in Vietnam - crime or commemoration?

Sep 29, 2016
All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor by Stratton, Donald/ Gire, Ken All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

Sep 29, 2016
Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season by Haverkamp, Heidi, author. Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season

Collects twenty-eight Advent devotions featuring scriptural passages, questions for reflection, and excerpts from C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe."

Sep 29, 2016
Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World by Winters, Robert W. Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

Sep 29, 2016
Thyroid connection - why you feel tired, brain-fogged, and overweight -- and how to get your life back by Myers, Amy, author. Thyroid connection - why you feel tired, brain-fogged, and overweight -- and how to get your life back

Provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of thyroid problems and explains how to recognize the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction, work with a doctor to get the correct diagnosis, and create an appropriate plan for treatment and recovery.

Sep 30, 2016
Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth by Alexander, Jane, 1939- author. Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth

In Wild Things, Wild Places, Jane Alexander movingly, with a clear eye and a knowing, keen grasp of the issues and on what is being done in conservation and the worlds of science to help the planet's most endangered species to stay alive and thrive, writes of her steady and fervent immersion into the worlds of wildlife conservation, of her coming to know the scientists throughout the world--to her, the prophets in the wilderness--who are steeped in this work, of her travels with them--and on her

Sep 30, 2016
The story of the world in 100 species by Lloyd, Christopher, author. The story of the world in 100 species

Sep 30, 2016
The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs by Draper, William H., 1928- The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs

Bill Draper examines the relationship between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, discusses how to evaluate innovative ideas and the role of political leadership in creating opportunity, and provides real-life examples.

Sep 30, 2016
Urban forests - a natural history of trees in the American cityscape by Jonnes, Jill, 1952- author. Urban forests - a natural history of trees in the American cityscape

"Nature|s largest and longest-lived creations, trees play an extraordinarily important role in our cityscapes, living landmarks that define space, cool the air, soothe our psyches, and connect us to nature and our past. Today, four fifths of Americans live in or near cities, surrounded by millions of trees, urban forests containing hundreds of species. Despite the ubiquity and familiarity of those trees, most of us take them for granted and know little of their specific natural history or civic

Sep 30, 2016
Now - the physics of time by Muller, R. (Richard), author. Now - the physics of time

"You are reading the word 'now' right now. But what does that mean? What makes the ephemeral moment 'now' so special? Its enigmatic character has bedeviled philosophers, priests, and modern-day physicists from Augustine to Einstein and beyond. Einstein showed that the flow of time is affected by both velocity and gravity, yet he despaired at his failure to explain the meaning of 'now.' Equally puzzling: Why does time flow? Some physicists have given up trying to understand, and call the flow of

Sep 30, 2016
Menopause confidential - a doctor reveals the secrets to thriving through midlife by Allmen, Tara, author. Menopause confidential - a doctor reveals the secrets to thriving through midlife

"An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field. The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable--and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life--from sex and sleep to mood and mental clarity to weight and body temperature. While there are a number of resources available, many are confusing and contradictory. Now, Manhatt

Sep 30, 2016
Marrow - a love story by Lesser, Elizabeth, author. Marrow - a love story

"The author of the New York Times bestseller Broken Open returns with a visceral and profound memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant--one the donor and one the recipient--begin a quest for acceptance, authenticity, and most of all, love. A mesmerizing and courageous memoir: the story of two sisters uncovering the depth of their love through the life-and-death experience of a bone marrow transplant. Throughout her life, Elizabeth Lesser has sought understanding about w

Sep 30, 2016
Irena's children - the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto by Mazzeo, Tilar J., author. Irena's children - the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto

The "extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler--the "female Oskar Schindler"--who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II"--Dust jacket.

Sep 30, 2016
Fodor's essential Australia by Atkinson, Lee, author. Fodor's essential Australia

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Australia, including the glamorous beaches outside Sydney, the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, and the rugged beauty of the Outback. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or fifth,"--back cover.

Sep 30, 2016
Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America by Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America

Sep 30, 2016
Dinner at the long table by Tarlow, Andrew, author. Dinner at the long table

"ANDREW TARLOW has grown a restaurant empire on the simple idea that a meal can somehow be beautiful and ambitious, while also being unfussy and inviting. From the acclaimed owner of Brooklyn|s Diner, Marlow & Sons, Marlow & Daughters, Reynard, The Ides, Achilles Heel, She Wolf Bakery, Marlow Goods, Roman|s, and the Wythe Hotel comes this debut cookbook capturing a year|s worth of dishes meant to be shared among friends. Personal and accessible, Dinner at the Long Table brings Tarlow|s keen eye

Sep 30, 2016
Danielle Walker's against all grain celebrations - a year of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo recipes for every occasion by Walker, Danielle (Chef) Danielle Walker's against all grain celebrations - a year of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo recipes for every occasion

Sep 30, 2016
Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay by Singleton, Kate (Kate J.), 1983- author. Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay

"This beautiful modern volume presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that blur the line between fine art, design, and craft. Featuring a unique package with a

Sep 30, 2016
Born to run by Springsteen, Bruce, author. Born to run

Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as "The Big Bang": seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his ear

Sep 30, 2016