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Moon handbooks. Monterey and Carmel - including Santa Cruz and Big Sur by Thornton, Stuart, author.

Moon handbooks. Monterey and Carmel - including Santa Cruz and Big Sur

Travel writer and Monterey resident Stuart Thornton offers his firsthand experience and advice on Monterey, Carmel, and beyond, from Old Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row to the nearby areas of Pacific Grove and Salinas. Thornton includes various travel itinerary ideas, such as Monterey: Marine Escape, Steinbeck Country, and Big Sur to Morro Bay Road Trip. Complete with expCARMELert tips on wandering the redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains, finding hidden waterfalls in Big Sur, and sampling the

Jul 23, 2016
M.A.S.H. FAQ - everything left to know about the best care anywhere by Sherman, Dale, author.

M.A.S.H. FAQ - everything left to know about the best care anywhere

Jul 23, 2016
Lizzie's Amish cookbook - favorite recipes from three generations of Amish cooks! by Byler, Linda.

Lizzie's Amish cookbook - favorite recipes from three generations of Amish cooks!

A collection of more than 175 easy-to-follow recipes for the food that Lizzie cannot resist. The recipes were selected by Byler's daughter, Laura Ann Lapp, who spent hours with her grandmother poring over her well-worn cookbooks for the best of Amish cooking.

Jul 23, 2016
The storyteller - tales out of loneliness by Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940, author.

The storyteller - tales out of loneliness

"A beautiful collection of the legendary thinker's short stories. This is the first major collection of short stories from the legendary German-Jewish critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin (1892-1940). Benjamin is best known for his groundbreaking studies on culture and literature, including the collections Illuminations, One-Way Street and The Arcades Project, but here for the first time are gathered his experiments in fiction, with forms including novellas, fables, histories, aphorisms, parab

Jul 23, 2016
The pop-up book - step-by-step instructions for creating over 100 original paper projects by Jackson, Paul, 1956-

The pop-up book - step-by-step instructions for creating over 100 original paper projects

Includes techniques for one-piece, multi-piece, and how to design your own pop-ups.

Jul 23, 2016
It gets worse - a collection of essays by Dawson, Shane, 1988- author.

It gets worse - a collection of essays

"New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet always full of heart. Shane Dawson shared some of his best and worst experiences in I Hate Myselfie, the critically acclaimed book that secured his place as a gifted humorist and keen observer of millennial culture. Fans felt as though they knew him after devouring the New York Times, Publis

Jul 22, 2016
High-hanging fruit - build something great by going where no one else will by Rampolla, Mark, author.

High-hanging fruit - build something great by going where no one else will

"So often in business, we're encouraged to go after the low-handing fruit. But when you choose to reach higher, you can build an incredible business, make money, and maybe even change the world. Rampolla wrote High-Hanging Fruit for others who want to succeed because of, not in spite of, their values. This book is for people who believe that it's their duty to reach higher than just the bottom line to build businesses driven by passion, purpose, and integrity. Above all, it's a call to arms for

Jul 22, 2016
Head in the cloud - why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up by Poundstone, William, author.

Head in the cloud - why knowing things still matters when facts are so easy to look up

Looks at the state of knowledge in the American public, and demonstrates how many areas of knowledge correlate with quality of life, politics, and behavior, arguing that being knowledgeable has significant value even when facts can be looked up with little effort.

Jul 22, 2016
The girl who escaped ISIS - this is my story by Khalaf, Farida, author.

The girl who escaped ISIS - this is my story

"A rare and riveting first-hand account of the terror and torture inflicted by ISIS on young Iraqi Yazidi women, and an inspiring personal story of bravery and resilience in the face of unspeakable horrors. In the early summer of 2014, Farida Khalaf was a typical Yazidi teenager living with her parents and three brothers in her village in the mountains of Northern Iraq. In one horrific day, she lost everything: ISIS invaded her village, destroyed her family, and sold her into sexual slavery. The

Jul 22, 2016
For the love of money - a memoir by Polk, Sam, author.

For the love of money - a memoir

"A former hedge-fund trader presents a memoir about coming of age on Wall Street, his obsessive pursuit of money, his disillusionment and the radical new way he has come to define success,"--NoveList.

Jul 22, 2016
Overcomplicated - technology at the limits of comprehension by Arbesman, Samuel, author.

Overcomplicated - technology at the limits of comprehension

"You don't understand the software running your car or your iPhone. But here's a secret: neither do the geniuses at Apple or the Ph.D.'s at Toyota--not perfectly, anyway. No one, not lawyers, doctors, accountants, or policy makers, fully grasps the rules governing your tax return, your retirement account, or your hospital's medical machinery. The same technological advances that have simplified our lives have made the systems governing our lives incomprehensible, unpredictable, and overcomplicat

Jul 22, 2016
The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart by Nepo, Mark, author.

The one life we're given - finding the wisdom that waits in your heart

"By illuminating the art of finding and restoring what matters and by exploring the craft of awakening, The One Life We're Given affirms our purpose as not just to stay alive but to stay in our aliveness,"--Amazon.com.

Jul 22, 2016
The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future by Weitzman, S. Mitchell, author.

The Rose temple - a child holocaust survivor's vision of faith, hope and our collective future

The Rose Temple is the dramatic, inspirational account of a woman's transformation from child Holocaust survivor to spiritual messenger. Part memoir; part call to action, it follows the life of Lucia Weitzman from a small town in Poland, where at age five she discovered her Jewish origins after the Second World War--yet remained, under often trying circumstances, with the adoptive Catholic parents who saved her--to a worldwide spiritual quest, begun in midlife long after she'd reconnected with t

Jul 22, 2016
Be IronFit - time-efficient training secrets for ultimate fitness by Fink, Don.

Be IronFit - time-efficient training secrets for ultimate fitness

Jul 21, 2016
The acrylic painter - tools and techniques for the most versatile medium by Van Patten, James, 1939-

The acrylic painter - tools and techniques for the most versatile medium

Presents an introduction to painting with acrylics, covering the varieties of acrylic paints, additives, brushes, palettes, and painting surfaces and discussing color theory and techniques for transferring a visual experience to a finished artwork.

Jul 21, 2016
The 2-step low-FODMAP eating plan - how to build a custom diet that relieves the symptoms of IBS, lactose intolerance, or gluten sensitivity by Shepherd, Sue, author.

The 2-step low-FODMAP eating plan - how to build a custom diet that relieves the symptoms of IBS, lactose intolerance, or gluten sensitivity

"If you suffer from a digestive disorder, you're likely familiar with a long list of unknowns: I don't look sick, so what's wrong with me? What can I do to feel better? What foods exactly are causing me discomfort? Now, The 2-Step Low-FODMAP Eating Plan is here to answer those questions, provide delicious food that feels good to eat, and help pinpoint specific intolerances in less than eight weeks. Listen to your gut and go low-FODMAP--already proven the most effective dietary treatment worl

Jul 21, 2016
The anatomy of greatness - lessons from the best golf swings in history by Chamblee, Brandel, 1962- author.

The anatomy of greatness - lessons from the best golf swings in history

"Every golf game begins with the swing, and no two are identical. Years ago, however, Brandel Chamblee, the highly regarded Golf Channel analyst and former PGA Tour professional, noticed that the best players of all time have shared similar positions in each part of the swing, from the grip and setup to the footwork, backswing, and follow-through. Since then, Chamblee, a student of games´ history, has used scientific precision and thoroughness to make a study of the common swing positions of the

Jul 21, 2016
Bipolar faith - a black woman's journey with depression and faith by Coleman, Monica A.

Bipolar faith - a black woman's journey with depression and faith

Jul 21, 2016
Big data - does size matter? by Harkness, Timandra, author.

Big data - does size matter?

Jul 21, 2016
Angela Merkel - Europe's most influential leader by Qvortrup, Matthew, author.

Angela Merkel - Europe's most influential leader

"The in-depth biography of Angela Merkel, using exclusive new sources and research to tell how the daughter of a clergyman from East Germany rose to become one of the most powerful women in the world."--NoveList.

Jul 21, 2016