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Pure delicious - more than 150 delectable allergen-free recipes without gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, or cane sugar by Christo, Heather, author.

Pure delicious - more than 150 delectable allergen-free recipes without gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, or cane sugar

"As a chef, former caterer, and much-loved food blogger, Heather Christo's life revolves around food, so when she and her daughters were diagnosed with severe food allergies, she thought her life--and career--were over. With ingredients like gluten, dairy, nuts, and even cane sugar and black pepper permanently off the menu, Heather had to teach herself to cook all over again. Much to her surprise, however, she discovered that taking control of her family’s diet and wellness led to a new s

May 18, 2016
PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review. by

PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review.

Provides strategies for tackling the critical reading, math, and writing sections of the PSAT; offers practice tests with detailed answers; and contains review resources including a word list, word families, and math concepts.

May 24, 2016
Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp) by Raichlen, Steven, author.

Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp)

"Project Smoke is the How to Grill of smoking, both a complete step-by-step guide to mastering the gear and techniques and a collection of 100 explosively flavorful recipes for smoking every kind of food, from starters to desserts. Project Smoke describes Raichlen's seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including: 1. Choose Your Smoker; 4. Source Your Fuel; 7. Know When Your Food Is Done. There's an in-depth rundown on various smokers; the essential brines,rubs, marinades, and barbecue sauces; and

May 21, 2016
Product Management for Dummies by Consumer Dummies (COR)

Product Management for Dummies

May 21, 2016
Prince - the man and his music by Thorne, Matt, author.

Prince - the man and his music

Famously reticent, perverse, and controversial, Prince is one of the few remaining superstars of the 1980s who still, perhaps, remains an enigma. Now a firm fixture in the pop canon, where such classics as "Purple Rain," "Sign o' the Times," and "Parade" regularly feature in Best Ever Album polls, Prince is widely held to be the greatest musician of his generation. His live performances are legendary and his influence on music|across pop, indie rock, hip hop, and R&B|has never been more evident.

May 20, 2016
Pound for pound - a story of one woman's recovery and the shelter dogs who loved her back to life by Kopp, Shannon, author.

Pound for pound - a story of one woman's recovery and the shelter dogs who loved her back to life

Recounts the author's struggle with an eating disorder and how caring for shelter dogs gave her the strength and courage to heal.

May 21, 2016
Porcelain - a memoir by Moby, author.

Porcelain - a memoir

adapted from book jacket.

May 19, 2016
Pilgrim Wheels - Reflections of a Cyclist Crossing America by Hanson, Neil

Pilgrim Wheels - Reflections of a Cyclist Crossing America

May 21, 2016
Peterson reference guide to woodpeckers of North America by Shunk, Stephen A., author.

Peterson reference guide to woodpeckers of North America

May 18, 2016
Performance breakthrough - a radical approach to success at work by Salit, Cathy Rose, author.

Performance breakthrough - a radical approach to success at work

"Whether you're navigating your way on a new team, expanding your leadership role, or just trying to get heard in a meeting, you're facing the kind of workplace challenge we all run into sooner or later: you need a new performance. In Performance Breakthrough Cathy Salit presents the revolutionary approach to learning and growing that she's been using for twenty years with American Express, Nike, and Chanel, among a Who's Who of other brand name clients. Artfully blending techniques from theatri

May 23, 2016
Pen to thread - 750+ hand-drawn embroidery designs to inspire your stitches by Watson, Sarah, author.

Pen to thread - 750+ hand-drawn embroidery designs to inspire your stitches

"Looking to add some inspiration to your embroidery? Look to Pen to Thread! Illustrator and fabric designer Sarah Watson has hand drawn more than 750 whimsical, imaginative motifs in one place--sheer delight for anyone who wields a needle! From every day objects like birdcages and backpacks to sophisticated poodles, playful mermaids, and punchy pinatas, each pattern is more charming than the next. Sarah has also included embroidery and stitching basics in case you're new to this fun and addictiv

May 23, 2016
Pen to paper - artists' handwritten letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art by Savig, Mary (EDT)

Pen to paper - artists' handwritten letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art

"Even in our age of emails, texts, and tweets, there is a growing fascination with the simple act of putting pen to paper. Associations such as the International Association of Master Penmen and The Society for Italic Handwriting keep the traditions of calligraphy and penmanship alive, script typefaces continue to be bestsellers, and hand-drawn display type and packaging of all sorts are having their own renaissance. The Art of Handwriting builds on this interest, revealing how the simple act of

May 21, 2016
Passing on the right - conservative professors in the progressive university by Shields, Jon A, author.

Passing on the right - conservative professors in the progressive university

May 21, 2016
Passed and present - keeping memories of loved ones alive by Gilbert, Allison, author.

Passed and present - keeping memories of loved ones alive

May 21, 2016
Passages - predictable crises of adult life by Sheehy, Gail.

Passages - predictable crises of adult life

May 21, 2016
Parent hacks - 134 genius shortcuts for life with kids by Dornfest, Asha, author.

Parent hacks - 134 genius shortcuts for life with kids

"It's the indispensable handbook for the most seat-of-the-pants job there is--raising kids. Drawing from her award-winning blog, ParentHacks.com, which has been sharing MacGyver-like brilliance from real parenting experts-the moms and dads who are in thetrenches every day-Parent Hacks presents 134 ingenious tips and shortcuts for simplifying life with little kids, allowing the whole family to take a deep breath and have more fun. What's a parent hack? It can be as simple as putting the ketchup u

May 21, 2016
Ozone journal by Balakian, Peter, 1951- author.

Ozone journal

"A sequel of sorts to "Ziggurat," published in the Phoenix Poets series in 2010, the title poem from "Ozone Journal" recounts the memory of the speaker's excavating the bones of Armenian genocide victims in the Syrian desert with a TV journalist crew in 2009. The speaker "dreams back," as it were, to the 1980s, when, as a young man in his thirties and caring for a young daughter after a recent divorce, he is having to juggle both personal and cultural/historical complexities living as a single p

May 24, 2016
Our separate ways - the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance by Allin, Dana H., 1958- author.

Our separate ways - the struggle for the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance

"The future of the relationship between Israel and America is deeply uncertain: the current political leadership of both countries is hostile to the other, there is no longer a sense of shared strategic focus, and demographic changes are forcing the countries further apart with every passing year. The Start-up Nation may be enjoying a tech boom, but it also has booming inequality, booming numbers of poor and underemployed people, and booming numbers of orthodox religious conservatives (half of a

May 21, 2016
Only Humans Need Apply - Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines by Davenport, Thomas Hayes/ Kirby, Julia

Only Humans Need Apply - Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines

May 21, 2016
Only humans need apply - winners and losers in the age of smart machines by Davenport, Thomas H., 1954- author.

Only humans need apply - winners and losers in the age of smart machines

May 24, 2016