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It is about Islam by Beck, Glenn, author.

It is about Islam

Drawing from the Koran, the hadith, and leaders of fundamentalist groups, identifies the core beliefs that inspire Islamic extremism while debunking commonly held notions about the religion.

Aug 27, 2015
It's your move - my million dollar method for taking risks with confidence and succeeding at work and life by Altman, Josh, 1979-

It's your move - my million dollar method for taking risks with confidence and succeeding at work and life

Sep 2, 2015
Ivory Vikings - the mystery of the most famous chessmen in the world and the woman who made them by Brown, Nancy Marie.

Ivory Vikings - the mystery of the most famous chessmen in the world and the woman who made them

In the early 1800's, on a Hebridean beach in Scotland, the sea exposed an ancient treasure cache: 93 chessmen carved from walrus ivory. Norse netsuke, each face individual, each full of quirks, the Lewis Chessmen are probably the most famous chess pieces in the world. Who carved them? Where? Brown explores these mysteries by connecting medieval Icelandic sagas with modern archaeology, art history, forensics, and the history of board games.

Sep 2, 2015
Joe Turner's come and gone - a play in two acts by Wilson, August.

Joe Turner's come and gone - a play in two acts

After seven years on a chain gang, Herald Loomis returns to Pittsburgh in search of his wife

Sep 2, 2015
Katrina - after the Flood by Rivlin, Gary, author.

Katrina - after the Flood

"Ten years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana--on August 29, 2005--journalist Gary Rivlin traces the storm's immediate damage, the city of New Orleans's efforts to rebuild itself, and the storm's lasting affects not just on the city's geography and infrastructure, but on the psychic, racial, and social fabric of [the city]"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 2015
Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed by Korra, Monika, author.

Kill the silence - a survivor's life reclaimed

"In 2009, college sophomore and track star Monika Kørra was grabbed by three men on her way home from a party and brutally raped. Within hours of being released, Monika resolved that she would not be a victim--she was going to be a survivor. Monika shares how she made herself whole again after the attack, describing the combination of mental, spiritual, and physical work that helped her heal. Kill the Silence is a gripping read about one woman's journey to recover from trauma and a call to arms

Aug 31, 2015
Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman by Grandin, Greg, 1962- author.

Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman

"A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stance."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Kitchen Gypsy - Recipes and Stories from a Lifelong Romance With Food by Weir, Joanne/ Waters, Alice (FRW)

Kitchen Gypsy - Recipes and Stories from a Lifelong Romance With Food

Aug 27, 2015
Knitting fabric rugs - 28 colorful designs for crafters of every level by Tiede, Karen.

Knitting fabric rugs - 28 colorful designs for crafters of every level

Aug 27, 2015
Knitting fabric rugs - 28 colorful designs for crafters of every level by Tiede, Karen.

Knitting fabric rugs - 28 colorful designs for crafters of every level

Sep 2, 2015
Knitting sweaters by Goodacre, Megan, author.

Knitting sweaters

Stitching a sweater is a rite of passage for knitters. It means your skills are advanced enough that you can read and follow a pattern, understand the shaping and sizing involved, and have the stamina to actually finish the project. But finding sweater patterns that aren't boxy, ugly, or outdated can be a challenge, and even then, the directions are often so complicated and confusing knitters don't even want to cast on. 'Idiot's guides: knitting sweaters' is a clear and colourful guide that offe

Sep 2, 2015
Las Vegas by Stratton, David, author.

Las Vegas

Aug 28, 2015
Learn Italian the fast and fun way by Danesi, Marcel, 1946- author.

Learn Italian the fast and fun way

Sep 2, 2015
Life in Nazi Germany by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Life in Nazi Germany

Describes life in Nazi Germany, including information on Nazi propaganda, the Gestapo, and Hitler Youth.

Aug 28, 2015
Life in the time of Shakespeare by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Life in the time of Shakespeare

Aug 28, 2015
Life on the Ramona coaster by Singer, Ramona, author.

Life on the Ramona coaster

"A candid, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the emotional, dynamic and often entertaining life of Ramona Singer, the spunky, tell-it-like-it-is reality star whose unfiltered personality viewers have adored through seven seasons of The Real Housewives of New York City. In this alternately heart-wrenching and hilarious memoir, Ramona offers readers a look at her dysfunctional childhood, her parents' abusive relationship, her inspiring journey of renewal, and opens up for the first time about the eve

Sep 2, 2015
Life on the Ramona coaster by Singer, Ramona, author.

Life on the Ramona coaster

One of the stars of "The Real Housewives of New York City" details her upbringing in a dysfunctional family, her parents' abusive relationship, and the collapse of her twenty-year marriage.

Aug 27, 2015
Lighting the world - transforming our energy future by bringing electricity to everyone by Rogers, Jim E., 1947-

Lighting the world - transforming our energy future by bringing electricity to everyone

"1.2 billion people on Earth still don't have electricity. Even where cell phones are now common, like sub-Saharan Africa and parts of India, villagers still walk miles to charge them. But new large-scale, sustainable solutions will not only usher in a new era of light, but be an important first step in lifting people from poverty and putting them on a road of sustainable economic development. Also, a unique, transforming opportunity for Western thinkers and practitioners will be created. These

Aug 31, 2015
Linda Goodman's relationship signs by Goodman, Linda.

Linda Goodman's relationship signs

Sep 2, 2015
Living long, living passionately - 75 (and counting) ways to bring peace and purpose to your life by Casey, Karen.

Living long, living passionately - 75 (and counting) ways to bring peace and purpose to your life

Sep 2, 2015