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Raspberry Pi 2 - owners' workshop manual by Girling, Gray, author.

Raspberry Pi 2 - owners' workshop manual

Apr 29, 2016
Raising the perfectly imperfect child - facing challenges with strength, courage, and hope by Vujicic, Boris, author.

Raising the perfectly imperfect child - facing challenges with strength, courage, and hope

Apr 28, 2016
Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams by Darling, Gala, author.

Radical self-love - a guide to loving yourself and living your dreams

Apr 29, 2016
Quick & easy ketogenic cooking - time-saving paleo recipes and meal plans to improve your health and help you lose weight by Emmerich, Maria, author.

Quick & easy ketogenic cooking - time-saving paleo recipes and meal plans to improve your health and help you lose weight

Collects recipes from the nutritionist and popular food blogger that support the body in ketosis to maximize fat burning, with an emphasis on real, whole foods, and includes nut-free, egg-free, and dairy-free options

Apr 29, 2016
Pushout - the criminalization of Black girls in schools by Morris, Monique W., 1972- author.

Pushout - the criminalization of Black girls in schools

"Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was being trafficked for sex. After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center for violating a court order to attend school. Black girls represent 16 percent of female students but almost half of all girls with a school-related arrest. The first trade book to tell these untold stories

Apr 26, 2016
Project Mercury by Reichl, Eugen.

Project Mercury

"Project Mercury was America's entry into the manned spaceflight program. When the program began in 1958, the Soviet Union was far ahead of the United States in the race for supremacy in space. With immense effort, and in record time, NASA, the newly created spaceflight organization, developed a space transport system with orbital capsule and booster rockets. They used it to send Alan Shepard on a first suborbital 'jump' into space in May 1961, and in February 1962 to make John Glenn the firs

Apr 28, 2016
Primary politics - everything you need to know about how America nominates its presidential candidates by Kamarck, Elaine Ciulla, author.

Primary politics - everything you need to know about how America nominates its presidential candidates

Apr 28, 2016
Power without constraint - the post-9/11 presidency and national security by Edelson, Chris, author.

Power without constraint - the post-9/11 presidency and national security

Apr 28, 2016
Players - the story of sports and money, and the visionaries who fought to create a revolution by Futterman, Matthew.

Players - the story of sports and money, and the visionaries who fought to create a revolution

Traces the single-generation transformation of sports from a cottage industry to a global business, reflecting on how elite athletes, agents, TV executives, coaches, owners, and athletes who once had to take second jobs worked together to create the dominating, big-ticket industry of today.

Apr 29, 2016
Play dead by Harris, Francine J., author.

Play dead

""This book talks smack. This book chews with its open mouth full of the juiciest words, the most indigestible images. This book undoes me. Francine J. Harris brilliantly ransacks the poet's toolkit, assembling art from buckets of disaster and shreds of hope. Nothing she lays her mind's eye on escapes. You, too, will be captured by her work."--Evie Shockley -- Lyrically raw and dangerously unapologetic, play dead challenges us to look at our cultivated selves as products of circumstance and atte

Apr 28, 2016
Platform revolution - how networked markets are transforming the economy and how to make them work for you by Parker, Geoffrey (Geoffrey G.), author.

Platform revolution - how networked markets are transforming the economy and how to make them work for you

An inside look at the transformative potential of the platform business model shares comprehensive explanations of how platforms use technology to match producers and consumers while unlocking hidden resources and creating new forms of value.

Apr 26, 2016
Planning, plotting, and progress / A Guide to Building Your Novel by Teppo, Mark, author.

Planning, plotting, and progress / A Guide to Building Your Novel

Apr 29, 2016
Pistols and petticoats - 175 years of lady detectives in fact and fiction by Janik, Erika, author.

Pistols and petticoats - 175 years of lady detectives in fact and fiction

"A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years In 1910 Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and kept her badge stuffed in her pocketbook. She wasn't the first or only policewoman, but she became the movement's most visible voice. Police work from its very beginning was considered a male domain, far too dangerous and rough for a woman to even contem

Apr 29, 2016
Photoshop elements 14 - tips, tricks & shortcuts by Vandome, Nick, author.

Photoshop elements 14 - tips, tricks & shortcuts

Adobe's best-selling Photoshop Elements for editing images is updated with even more features to enhance pictures. And 'Photoshop Elements 14 in Easy Steps' reveals all the key features on offer for you to perfect your photos.

Apr 28, 2016
Photography exposure - basics photography by Prakel, David, author.

Photography exposure - basics photography

Apr 28, 2016
Peter Arno - the mad, mad world of the New Yorker's greatest cartoonist by Maslin, Michael, author.

Peter Arno - the mad, mad world of the New Yorker's greatest cartoonist

In the summer of 1925, The New Yorker was struggling to survive its first year in print. They took a chance on a young, indecorous cartoonist who was about to give up his career as an artist. His name was Peter Arno, and his witty social commentary, blush-inducing content, and compositional mastery brought a cosmopolitan edge to the magazine's pages-- a vitality that would soon cement The New Yorker as one of the world's most celebrated publications.

Apr 26, 2016
Peak - secrets from the new science of expertise by Ericsson, K. Anders (Karl Anders), 1947- author.

Peak - secrets from the new science of expertise

Draws on the examples of chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens to outline a powerful approach to learning that enables proficiency through strategic goal setting, self-motivation, and feedback exercises.

Apr 26, 2016
Paul McCartney - the life by Norman, Philip, 1943- author.

Paul McCartney - the life

"Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. PAUL McCARTNEY reveals the complex character behind the fac¸ade and sheds new light on his childhood--blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music

Apr 29, 2016
Pathways to possibility - transforming our relationship with ourselves, each other, and the world by Zander, Rosamund Stone, 1942- author.

Pathways to possibility - transforming our relationship with ourselves, each other, and the world

Shares uplifting advice on how to shed obstacles from the past to achieve true maturity, fulfillment, and limitless growth, demonstrating how a greater understanding of the self can positively transform relationships and enable greater connections with the universe.

Apr 29, 2016
Patent litigation primer - a guide for inventors and business owners by Klinck, Robert A.

Patent litigation primer - a guide for inventors and business owners

Apr 29, 2016