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Tales from another mother runner - triumphs, trials, tips, and tricks from the road - a collection from badass mother runners by Mcdowell, Dimity (EDT)/ Shea, Sarah Bowen (EDT) Tales from another mother runner - triumphs, trials, tips, and tricks from the road - a collection from badass mother runners

Offers essays from women runners on running, training, and marathons covering a wide array of topics.

Sep 26, 2016
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 26, 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 26, 2016
Sun moon Earth - the history of solar eclipses from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets by Nordgren, Tyler E. (Tyler Eugene), 1969- author. Sun moon Earth - the history of solar eclipses from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets

"On August 21, 2017, more than ten million Americans will experience an awe-inspiring phenomenon: the first total eclipse of the sun in America in almost forty years. In Sun Moon Earth, astronomer Tyler Nordgren illustrates how this most seemingly unnatural of natural phenomena was transformed from a fearsome omen to a tourist attraction. From the astrologers of ancient China and Babylon to the high priests of the Maya, Sun Moon Earth takes us around the world to show how different cultures inte

Sep 20, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
Strong and sculpted by Schoenfeld, Brad, 1962- author. Strong and sculpted

Sep 20, 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 26, 2016
StarTalk - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond by StarTalk - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond

Tyson looks at the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. He attempts to answer all of your most pressing questions, from how the brain works to the physics of comic book superheroes.

Sep 20, 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 26, 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 26, 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
Sorry not sorry - dreams, mistakes, and growing up by Rivera, Naya, 1987- author. Sorry not sorry - dreams, mistakes, and growing up

"Funny and deeply personal, Sorry Not Sorry recounts Glee star Naya Rivera's successes and missteps, urging young women to pursue their dreams and to refuse to let past mistakes define them,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 20, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2016
Simple tailoring & alterations - hems - waistbands - seams - sleeves - pockets - cuffs - darts - tucks - fastenings - necklines - linings by François-Campbell, J., author. Simple tailoring & alterations - hems - waistbands - seams - sleeves - pockets - cuffs - darts - tucks - fastenings - necklines - linings

Sep 21, 2016