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A return to love - reflections on the principles of a Course in miracles by Williamson, Marianne, 1952-

A return to love - reflections on the principles of a Course in miracles

Sep 2, 2014
Rethinking normal - a memoir in transition by Hill, Katie Rain.

Rethinking normal - a memoir in transition

"In her unique, generous, and affecting voice, nineteen-year-old Katie Hill shares her personal journey of undergoing gender reassignment. Have you ever worried that you'd never be able to live up to your parents' expectations? Have you ever imagined that life would be better if you were just invisible? Have you ever thought you would do anything--anything--to make the teasing stop? Katie Hill had and it nearly tore her apart. Katie never felt comfortable in her own skin. She realized very you

Sep 2, 2014
The Steampunk User's Manual - An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-futurist Dreams by Vandermeer, Jeff/ Boskovich, Desirina

The Steampunk User's Manual - An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-futurist Dreams

Sep 2, 2014
Sports Illustrated Basketball's Greatest by Sports Illustrated (COR)

Sports Illustrated Basketball's Greatest

Sep 2, 2014
Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor by Starbuck, Margot, 1969-

Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor

Sep 2, 2014
Small Business Kit for Dummies by Harroch, Richard D.

Small Business Kit for Dummies

Sep 2, 2014
Shock factor - America's snipers in the War on Terror by Coughlin, Jack.

Shock factor - America's snipers in the War on Terror

Sep 2, 2014
Shamanic journeying - a beginners guide by Ingerman, Sandra.

Shamanic journeying - a beginners guide

The shamanic journey is a practice common to all indigenous societies throughout history. By listening to a drumbeat or other rhythimic percussion, the shaman enters "non-ordinary" reallity -- an altered state of consciousness beyond time and space --to access spiritual guidance and healing, assist others and the planet, and reconnect eith the cycles of nature.

Sep 2, 2014
The secret history of Wonder Woman by Lepore, Jill, 1966-

The secret history of Wonder Woman

A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story.

Sep 2, 2014
The Rock raw by Johnson, Dwayne, 1972- author.

The Rock raw

The actor and former professional wrestling star chronicles his journey to fame.

Sep 2, 2014
Revolution by Brand, Russell, 1975-

Revolution

"Are you fed up with the status quo? Do you ask yourself why 1% of the world owns nearly half the wealth? Are you appalled that in a year of recession, banker's bonuses rose by around 64%? Does it anger you that multi-million dollar corporations pay hardly any tax? Do you trust your government? Always insightful, irreverent but funny, Russell Brand is asking the questions the public wants answered. This is his call to arms. This is Russell Brand's Revolution"--

Sep 2, 2014
Respect - the life of Aretha Franklin by Ritz, David.

Respect - the life of Aretha Franklin

Sep 2, 2014
The removers - a memoir by Meredith, Andrew, 1975-

The removers - a memoir

"A literature professor, ... Andrew Meredith's father was fired after unspecified allegations of sexual misconduct. It's a transgression [he] cannot forgive, for it brought about long-lasting familial despair ... [He] treads water, stuck in a kind of suspended adolescence--falling in and out of school, moving blindly from one half-hearted relationship to the next ... Broke, Andrew moves back home to his childhood neighborhood ... and takes a job alongside his father as a 'remover,' the name for

Sep 2, 2014
Raising everyday heroes - parenting children to be self-reliant by Medhus, Elisa.

Raising everyday heroes - parenting children to be self-reliant

A guide to raising healthy, well adjusted, independent children shows readers how to strike a delicate balance between the instinct to protect and the imperative to allow children to make and learn from mistakes.

Sep 2, 2014
Radio Benjamin by Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940.

Radio Benjamin

"From 1927 to 1933, Walter Benjamin wrote and presented more than eighty broadcasts over the new medium of radio. Radio Benjamin gathers, for the first time in English, the surviving transcripts. This eclectic collection shows the range of Benjamin's thinking and includes stories for young and old, plays, readings, book reviews, a novella, and discussions of topics ranging from finding a job to the architecture of Berlin to an account of the railway disaster at the Firth of Tay. Delightful and i

Sep 2, 2014
Quickbooks X for Dummies by Nelson, Stephen L.

Quickbooks X for Dummies

Sep 2, 2014
The price of silence - a mom's perspective on mental illness by Long, Liza, author.

The price of silence - a mom's perspective on mental illness

"Liza Long is the single mother of a child with an undiagnosed mental disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting her first thought was, 'What if my son does that someday?' She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal posted as 'I am Adam Lanza's mother.' The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook likes, nearly 17,000 tweets, and 30,000 emails. Now ... she takes a ... look at how we address mental illness, especially in children

Sep 2, 2014
Positive - surviving my bullies, finding hope, and living to change the world by Rawl, Paige.

Positive - surviving my bullies, finding hope, and living to change the world

"A teenager's memoir of the experinces of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world"--

Sep 2, 2014
Wilfred Owen - an illustrated life by Potter, Jane.

Wilfred Owen - an illustrated life

Wilfred Owen is the poet of pity, the voice of the soldier maimed, blinded, traumatised and killed, not just in the Great War, but in all wars since, so resonant has his message become. Although he saw only five of his poems published in his lifetime, he left behind a portfolio of poetry and letters that created a powerful legacy. This generously illustrated book tells the story of Wilfred Owen's life and work anew, from his birth in 1893 until his death one week before the Armistice on 4 Novemb

Sep 2, 2014
Wagstaff, before and after Mapplethorpe - a biography by Gefter, Philip.

Wagstaff, before and after Mapplethorpe - a biography

Sep 2, 2014