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Practical theology for women - how knowing God makes a difference in our daily lives by Alsup, Wendy Horger, 1970-

Practical theology for women - how knowing God makes a difference in our daily lives

Feb 4, 2016
Top 10 Toronto [2015] by Johnson, Lorraine, 1960- author.

Top 10 Toronto [2015]

Feb 4, 2016
Native - dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian life by Qashu, Sayed, 1975- author.

Native - dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian life

Feb 4, 2016
Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery by Whitehouse, David, author.

Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery

The journey to the center of the earth is a voyage like no other we can imagine. Over 6300 km below the earth's surface an extraordinary inner world the size of mars awaits us. Dive through the molten iron of the outer core and eventually you will reach a solid sphere - an iron-clad world held within a metal sea and unattached to anything above. At the earth's core is the history of our planet written in temperature and pressure, crystals and minerals. Our planet appears tranquil from outer spac

Feb 4, 2016
When helping hurts - how to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor-- and yourself by Corbett, Steve.

When helping hurts - how to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor-- and yourself

Churches and individual Christians typically have faulty assumptions about the causes of poverty, resulting in the use of strategies that do considerable harm to poor people and themselves. When Helping Hurts provides foundational concepts, clearly articulated general principles and relevant applications. The result is an effective and holistic ministry to the poor, not a truncated gospel. A situation is assessed for whether relief, rehabilitation, or development is the best response to a situat

Feb 4, 2016
First, Break All the Rules - What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Gallup Press/ Harter, James K. (FRW)

First, Break All the Rules - What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Feb 4, 2016
The industries of the future by Ross, Alec, 1971- author.

The industries of the future

"Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what's next for the world, mapping out the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years--for businesses, governments, and the global community--and how we can navigate them. Ross highlights the best opportunities for progress and explains why countries thrive or sputter. He examines the specific fields that will most shape our economic future over the next ten years, including cybercrime and cybersecurity, the commercializatio

Feb 4, 2016
Indigo quilts - 30 quilts from the Poos collection - history of indigo by Triplett, Kay, 1957-

Indigo quilts - 30 quilts from the Poos collection - history of indigo

"The beauty of Indigo quilts is undeniable. Explore the origins of the fiber and fabric presented by two members of the American Quilt Study Group. Step inside the Poos Collection of quilts, one of the largest privately held collections in the world. Featuring stunning quilts circa 1750 to 1890. Get inspired and make one of the gorgeous quilt projects using present day Indigo or reproduction fabrics."--

Feb 4, 2016
I Will Find You - A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her by Connors, Joanna

I Will Find You - A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her

Feb 4, 2016
I was blind (dating), but now I see - my misadventures in dating, waiting, and stumbling into love by Rische, Stephanie.

I was blind (dating), but now I see - my misadventures in dating, waiting, and stumbling into love

"Stephanie Rische was starting to feel invisible. All around her, her friends were getting married, and she found herself decidedly alone. Stephanie couldn’t help but wonder if there was something broken in her?was she not pretty enough? Not fun enough? Not dateable enough (whatever that meant)? So she started praying in earnest for God to bring the right man into her life. And instead, He brought her matchmakers. Eight of them, to be precise. Beloved blogger Stephanie Rische debuts with this ch

Feb 4, 2016
Windows 10 tips, tricks & shortcuts by Yarnold, Stuart, author.

Windows 10 tips, tricks & shortcuts

Feb 4, 2016
Five dollars and a pork chop sandwich - vote buying and the corruption of democracy by Berry, Mary Frances, author.

Five dollars and a pork chop sandwich - vote buying and the corruption of democracy

Feb 4, 2016
Real money answers for every woman - how to win the money game with or without a man by Washington, Patrice C., author.

Real money answers for every woman - how to win the money game with or without a man

"Patrice Washington rationalized her excessive spending. “I work hard, I deserve this.” “I bought it on sale.” But at twenty-two, the recent college graduate was $18,000 in debt and sinking fast. It was time to take control. Patrice educated herself about finance, adopted a new attitude toward money, and most importantly, adjusted her spending habits. By twenty-five she was debt free—and used the wisdom she gained to start her own successful real estate and mortgage brokerage—and by twenty-nine

Feb 4, 2016
How to eat in the woods - a complete guide to foraging, trapping, fishing, and finding sustenance in the wild by Angier, Bradford, author.

How to eat in the woods - a complete guide to foraging, trapping, fishing, and finding sustenance in the wild

"A comprehensive, practical, and reliable guide to staying alive in the woods and living off the land, by one of the most respected wilderness survivalists. With text by wilderness survivalist, Bradford Angier, the information in How to Eat in the Woods is tried, trusted, and true. One of the most complete books written on the subject, this portable guide includes essential information on how to track, trap, kill, and prepare various types of animals; select bait, land fish, and clean and cook t

Feb 4, 2016
Heartificial intelligence - embracing our humanity to maximize machines by Havens, John C., author.

Heartificial intelligence - embracing our humanity to maximize machines

Feb 4, 2016
Light - a radiant history, from creation to the quantum age by Watson, Bruce, 1953- author.

Light - a radiant history, from creation to the quantum age

"Delving into mythology, religion, philosophy, painting, and science, 'Light' captures the wonder and awe of humanity's study of light across three millennia of discovery"--Front jacket flap.

Feb 4, 2016
Last train from Berlin by Smith, Howard K. (Howard Kingsbury), 1914-2002, journalist, author

Last train from Berlin

Smith recalls his time as a journalist in Berlin as the Nazis consolidated their power and World War II began.

Feb 4, 2016
There is still time - to look at the big picture, and act by Seidel, Peter, 1926- author.

There is still time - to look at the big picture, and act

"Irrefutable evidence makes it clear that we are headed for massive human misery as our planet's health rapidly worsens, yet we fail to respond in a rational, meaningful way. There Is Still Time shows us how we can fix this. We must look at the big picture. This means facing and dealing with the basic cause of most of our problems: ourselves. This book pulls all of the issues we need to deal with together, and looks at how they affect one another. Part One looks at us as individuals, how we work

Feb 4, 2016
Wait till I'm dead - uncollected poems by Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997, author.

Wait till I'm dead - uncollected poems

Feb 4, 2016
How to have a good day - harnessing the power of behavioral science to transform our working lives by Webb, Caroline, 1971-, author

How to have a good day - harnessing the power of behavioral science to transform our working lives

"In How to Have a Good Day, Caroline Webb, business consultant and former partner at powerhouse McKinsey and Co., brings together the findings on behavioral economics and neuroscience--subjects that have led to dozens of bestselling books over the last decade--to show us how we can use these revolutionary new findings to improve how we work. Organized around seven factors that determine whether we have a good day at work, Webb offers us specific tools that we can use based on what we now know ab

Feb 4, 2016