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No hero - the evolution of a Navy SEAL by Owen, Mark, 1976?- author.

No hero - the evolution of a Navy SEAL

Recounts definitive moments from the author's career as a Navy SEAL, discussing the missions that had the greatest personal meaning for him and explaining the lessons and values he hopes to pass on to the next generation.

Sep 17, 2014
The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls by Greenspan, Louise.

The new puberty - how to navigate early development in today's girls

"The coming-of-age experience has changed dramatically, with girls maturing sooner than ever. But what happens when a girl has the body of a 13-year-old and the brain of an 8-year-old? Contrary to popular wisdom, early puberty is not merely a reflection of physical changes--it's deeply psychological, too, with effects that can put a girl at higher risk for behavioral problems and long-term health challenges, such as obesity, depression, eating disorders, and even cancer.The New Puberty is a reas

Sep 17, 2014
On the old plaza - poems by Brosman, Catharine Savage, 1934-

On the old plaza - poems

Sep 17, 2014
On Pluto - Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's by O'Brien, Greg/ Genova, Lisa (FRW)/ Shenk, David (CON)

On Pluto - Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's

Sep 17, 2014
Open the gates to the Ivy League - a plan B for getting into the top colleges by Henderson, C. W.

Open the gates to the Ivy League - a plan B for getting into the top colleges

Provides an alternative to students looking to attend top-ranked and Ivy League colleges, but who were among the 90% of applicants rejected, by utilizing little-known back ways including extension schools, special programs, and online studies.

Sep 17, 2014
Overcoming Anxiety by Johnston, Joni E.

Overcoming Anxiety

Sep 17, 2014
School of Sewing - Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together by Henderson, Shea

School of Sewing - Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together

Sep 17, 2014
The silent woman - Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes by Malcolm, Janet.

The silent woman - Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes

This volume explores the legacy of the works of American writer and poet Sylvia Plath (1932-1963). The author discusses how Plath's reputation was forged from the poems she wrote just before her suicide; how her estranged husband, the poet Ted Hughes, as executor of her estate, tried to serve two masters - Plath's art and his own need for privacy; and how it fell to his sister, Olwyn Hughes, as literary agent for the estate, to protect him by limiting access to Plath's work. This book is less ab

Sep 17, 2014
The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal by Skirboll, Aaron, author.

The thief-taker hangings - how Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard captivated London and created the celebrity criminal

Chronicles the invention of scandal journalism by Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard.

Sep 17, 2014
Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war by Buruma, Ian.

Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war

Theater of Cruelty has three main themes that frequently overlap: war, film, and the visual arts. Many of the movies discussed are about war and violence, often related to World War II, and more specifically deal with the two nations that unleashed the war, Germany and Japan: why they did what they did, and how they came to terms with it afterward or didn't. Other essays in the collection, about the diaries of Harry Kessler and Anne Frank, the bombing of German cities, Japan's kamikaze pilots fu

Sep 17, 2014
Weightless - my life as a fat man and how I escaped by McBride, Gregg

Weightless - my life as a fat man and how I escaped

"Gregg McBride was always determined to make it big--although not quite this literally. by the time he was a young adult, Gregg McBride topped the scales at over 450 pounds and wore a sixty-inch belt. Pretending airline seatbelts fit across his belly, eating out of the trash to cheat on his diets, and working as an overweight stripper are just some of the misadventures Gregg endured as he continually tried to win his battle of the bulge. It was only when Gregg took an inward journey that he was

Sep 17, 2014
The stylelife challenge - master the game in 30 days by Strauss, Neil.

The stylelife challenge - master the game in 30 days

Volume I : The lifestyle challenge : master the game in 30 days -- Volume II : The style diaries : the pickup artist's companion.

Sep 17, 2014
Kurt Cobain - The Last Session by Frohman, Jesse (PHT)/ O'Brien, Glenn/ Savage, Jon

Kurt Cobain - The Last Session

Sep 17, 2014
Jewelry for All Seasons - 24 Bead and Wire Designs Inspired by Nature by Alford, Linzi

Jewelry for All Seasons - 24 Bead and Wire Designs Inspired by Nature

Sep 17, 2014
Jesus on trial - a lawyer affirms the truth of the gospel by Limbaugh, David.

Jesus on trial - a lawyer affirms the truth of the gospel

Offers an affirmation of Christian faith, spirituality, and tradition based on an extensive scrutiny of the Gospels.

Sep 17, 2014
Masterclass - get your book published by Lapworth, Katherine, author.

Masterclass - get your book published

Do you have a completed manuscript ready for submission? Are you looking to successfully publish or self-publish your work? Do you have the level of understanding of the publishing industry? Whether you want to take a traditional route into print or want to digitally self-publish, this book will give you the advice you need on everything from submitting manuscripts to garnering reviews and promoting your work. It covers everything from polishing a final draft to managing your finances, and is al

Sep 17, 2014
The Ph Balance Health and Diet Guide for Gerd, Ibs and Ibd - Practical Solutions, Diet Management, Plus 175 Recipes by Smith, Fraser/ Hannah, Susan/ Richardson, Daniel

The Ph Balance Health and Diet Guide for Gerd, Ibs and Ibd - Practical Solutions, Diet Management, Plus 175 Recipes

Sep 17, 2014
The Phantom Killer - Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders- the Story of a Town in Terror by Presley, James

The Phantom Killer - Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders- the Story of a Town in Terror

Sep 17, 2014
Photography - The Definitive Visual History by Ang, Tom

Photography - The Definitive Visual History

Sep 17, 2014
National Geographic extreme weather survival guide - understand, prepare, survive, recover by Kostigen, Thomas.

National Geographic extreme weather survival guide - understand, prepare, survive, recover

Sep 17, 2014