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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 28, 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

Oct 1, 2016
Spaceman - an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe by Massimino, Mike, 1962- author. Spaceman - an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe

"A memoir by an unlikely astronaut who helped save the Hubble telescope describes his early attempts to gain admission into NASA, his first spacewalks, the loss of his fellow astronauts in the Columbia disaster, his decision not to return to space and his ongoing support of future space-travel ventures,"--NoveList.

Oct 1, 2016
Southern California - a guide for the eyes by Parhad, Elisa. Southern California - a guide for the eyes

Oct 1, 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 29, 2016
Something very sad happened - a toddler's guide to understanding death by Zucker, Bonnie, 1974- author. Something very sad happened - a toddler's guide to understanding death

Oct 1, 2016
Something in the blood - the untold story of Bram Stoker, the man who wrote Dracula by Skal, David J., author. Something in the blood - the untold story of Bram Stoker, the man who wrote Dracula

First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife - one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram Stoker has remained a hovering specter in this pervasive mythology. In Something in the Blood, David J. Skal exhumes the inner world and strange genius of the writer who birthed an undying cultural icon, painting an astonishing portrait of the age in which Stoker was born - a time when death was no metaphor but a constant threat easily imagined as a character existing in

Oct 1, 2016
Social security 101 - from medicare to spousal benefits, an essential primer on government retirement aid by Mill, Alfred, author. Social security 101 - from medicare to spousal benefits, an essential primer on government retirement aid

Oct 1, 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 29, 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 29, 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

Oct 1, 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 30, 2016
Simply happy - a crash course in Chicken Soup for the Soul advice and wisdom by Newmark, Amy, author. Simply happy - a crash course in Chicken Soup for the Soul advice and wisdom

Oct 1, 2016
Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith by Robertson, Si, 1948- author. Si-renity - how I stay calm and keep the faith

"America's favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures. Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E's Duck Dynasty. Through his transition, he has remained untainted by the popularity and money, and is the same man he was before stardom--generous, kind, compassionate, and a little bit crazy. Beginning where Si-cology 1

Sep 29, 2016
Shooting up / A Short History of Drugs and War by Kamieski, Łukasz. Shooting up / A Short History of Drugs and War

Sep 29, 2016
Shirley Jackson - a rather haunted life by Franklin, Ruth, author. Shirley Jackson - a rather haunted life

"Still known to millions only as the author of the "The Lottery," Shirley Jackson (1916-1965) remains curiously absent from the American literary canon. A genius of literary suspense, Jackson plumbed the cultural anxiety of postwar America better than anyone. Now, biographer Ruth Franklin reveals the tumultuous life and inner darkness of the author behind such classics as The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Placing Jackson within an American Gothic tradition of Haw

Oct 1, 2016
Set the Boy Free - The Autobiography by Marr, Johnny Set the Boy Free - The Autobiography

Sep 29, 2016
Semisweet - an orpnah's journey through the school the Hersheys built by O'Brien, Johnny, 1943- Semisweet - an orpnah's journey through the school the Hersheys built

In a riveting and haunting account, O'Brien tells a universal story about the vulnerability of needy children, describes the madness that consumed his beloved brother, explores the cruelty of bullies - both young and old - exposes the corrupting influence of money, and shows how the Milton Hershey School continues its sacred mission of saving thousands of America's neediest children.

Oct 1, 2016
Scrappy little nobody by Kendrick, Anna, author. Scrappy little nobody

A collection of whimsical autobiographical essays by the actress and star of "Up in the Air" recounts memorable milestones, from her New England upbringing to the blockbuster films that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses.

Sep 29, 2016
Science - The Definitive Visual Guide by Hart-Davis, Adam (EDT) Science - The Definitive Visual Guide

Oct 1, 2016