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"You're in the wrong bathroom!" - and 20 other myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender nonconforming people by Erickson-Schroth, Laura, author. "You're in the wrong bathroom!" - and 20 other myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender nonconforming people

Debunks the twenty-one most common myths and misperceptions about transgender issues. From Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner to Thomas Beatie (“the pregnant man”) and transgender youth, coverage of trans lives has been exploding—yet so much misinformation persists. Bringing together the medical, social, psychological, and political aspects of being trans in the United States today, “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!”: And 20 Other Myths About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People unpacks the twen

May 27, 2017
50 economics classics. by Butler-Bowdon, Tom. 50 economics classics.

Economics drives the modern world and shapes our lives, but few of us feel we have time to engage with the breadth of ideas in the subject. 50 Economics Classics is the smart person's guide to two centuries of discussion of finance, capitalism and the global economy. From Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations to Thomas Piketty's bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century, here are the great reads, seminal ideas and famous texts clarified and illuminated for all.

May 26, 2017
Adventures in hexagons - 11 quilts, 29 blocks, unlimited possibilities by Breclaw, Emily, 1976- author. Adventures in hexagons - 11 quilts, 29 blocks, unlimited possibilities

May 26, 2017
Air power - a global history by Black, Jeremy, 1955- author. Air power - a global history

"This essential book offers a compelling and original interpretation of the rise of military aviation. Jeremy Black, one of the world’s finest scholars of military history, provides a lucid analysis of the use of airpower over land and sea both during the two world wars and the more limited wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Considering both the theory and praxis of air power, the author begins with hot air balloons, and then highlights the use of zeppelins, piston engine f

May 27, 2017
Al Franken, giant of the Senate by Franken, Al, author. Al Franken, giant of the Senate

"From the #1 bestselling author--a book about an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. This is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate a

May 27, 2017
AMC's best sea kayaking in New England - 50 coastal paddling adventures from Maine to Connecticut by Daugherty, Michael, 1964- AMC's best sea kayaking in New England - 50 coastal paddling adventures from Maine to Connecticut

May 27, 2017
American foodie - taste, art, and the cultural revolution by Furrow, Dwight, author. American foodie - taste, art, and the cultural revolution

As nutrition, food is essential, but in today's world of excess, many have taken food beyond its functional definition to fine art status. From celebrity chefs to amateur food bloggers, individuals take ownership of the food they eat as a creative expression of personality, heritage, and ingenuity. Dwight Furrow examines the contemporary fascination with food and culinary arts not only as global spectacle but also as an expression of control, authenticity, and playful creation for individuals in

May 27, 2017
Andrew Carnegie by Nasaw, David. Andrew Carnegie

Born of modest origins in Scotland in 1835, Andrew Carnegie is best known as the founder of Carnegie Steel ... Carnegie, the son of an impoverished linen weaver, moved to Pittsburgh at the age of thirteen. The embodiment of the American dream, he pulled himself up from bobbin boy in a cotton factory to become the richest man in the world. He spent the rest of his life giving away the fortune he had accumulated and crusading for international peace. For all that he accomplished and came to repres

May 22, 2017
Andrew Wyeth - in retrospect by Junker, Patricia, Lewis, Audrey / authors. Andrew Wyeth - in retrospect

"Andrew Wyeth painted the landscapes and people in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, where he grew up, and in mid-coast Maine, where he spent each summer--places that would inspire him for over seven decades. This centennial exhibition is a fitting moment to trace the threads that weave through the art of Andrew Wyeth, which never failed to engage viewers and confound critics through the long twentieth century"--

May 26, 2017
Ballad of the Green Beret - the life and wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler from the Vietnam War and pop stardom to murder and an unsolved, violent death by Leepson, Marc, 1945- author. Ballad of the Green Beret - the life and wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler from the Vietnam War and pop stardom to murder and an unsolved, violent death

May 26, 2017
Becoming Abraham Lincoln - the coming of age of our greatest president by Kigel, Richard, author. Becoming Abraham Lincoln - the coming of age of our greatest president

Becoming Abraham Lincoln: The Coming of Age of Our Greatest President tells the true story of how this great American hero grew up and became a man. The story begins with Lincoln’s cousin describing the murder of Abe’s grandfather in 1782 by the Wabash Indians in the Kentucky wilderness. It ends as Lincoln turns twenty-five, downcast and debt-ridden after the failure of his first business venture, as he earns his first election victory to take his seat in the Illinois State Legislature. This viv

May 26, 2017
Berlin calling - a story of anarchy, music, the Wall, and the birth of the new Berlin by Hockenos, Paul, 1963- author. Berlin calling - a story of anarchy, music, the Wall, and the birth of the new Berlin

May 26, 2017
Best hikes of the Appalachian Trail - New England by Low, Lafe, 1952- Best hikes of the Appalachian Trail - New England

"Spanning from southern Connecticut up to the top of the mighty Katahdin, Best Hikes of the Appalachian Trail: New England by local author Lafe Low is a thorough reference to 45 day hikes on the Appalachian Trail in New England. This is the only guide that specifically covers the best days hikes (suitable for expert hikers to families with kids) along the AT as it passes through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. The profiles include everything one would need to plan

May 27, 2017
Best wildflower hikes Western Washington - year-round opportunities including Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks and the North Cascades by Stekel, Peter. Best wildflower hikes Western Washington - year-round opportunities including Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks and the North Cascades

May 26, 2017
Beyond the plate - top food blogs from around the world by Beyond the plate - top food blogs from around the world

May 26, 2017
Beyond trans - does gender matter? by Davis, Heath Fogg, author. Beyond trans - does gender matter?

May 26, 2017
Botanical Shakespeare - an illustrated compendium of all the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited by the world's greatest playwright by Quealy, Gerit, author, editor. Botanical Shakespeare - an illustrated compendium of all the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited by the world's greatest playwright

A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the works of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, accompanied by their companion quotes from all of his plays and poems. With a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren—the first foreword she has ever contributed. In this striking compilation, Shakespeare historian Gerit Quealy and respected Japanese artist Sumié Hasegawa combine their knowledge and skill

May 26, 2017
Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain by Wanlass, Richard L., author. Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain

Coping with loss of ability from injury, illness, pain, or just plain aging can be tough. This book offers practical skills and helpful knowledge to build resilience and improve functioning. Chapters cover: Self-Management Skills (how to increase motivation, overcome procrastination, and actually make positive life changes), Mood Regulation (how to deal with sadness and reduced self-worth), Stress and Anxiety Management, Anger and Frustration Management, Relationship Management (how to keep rela

May 26, 2017
Breaking the good mom myth by Schafer, Alyson, author. Breaking the good mom myth

May 26, 2017
Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive by Wood, Douglas, 1951- Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive

Artist and wilderness guide Douglas Wood here presents his personal recipe for being truly alive?for arriving at the ground beneath your feet and feeling at home in the universe. Warm, witty, and wise,with a rare knack for getting to the heart of things in two words rather than two-thousand, BREATHE THE WIND, DRINK THE RAIN is a guidebook to that most elusive destination of all. Yourself.

May 26, 2017
Buenos Aires by Mills, Nicholas. Buenos Aires

May 22, 2017
Canada - an illustrated history by Hayes, Derek, 1947- author. Canada - an illustrated history

"From the early days of exploration and settlement through the building of a nation to Canada's contribution to the two world wars, this illustrated history of Canada conveys the drama and scope of the nation's past. Through accessible commentary and a wealth of images, readers discover well-known and lesser-known facets of Canadian history, including the story of Canada's first newspaper, the Halifax Gazette; the many railways (besides the Canadian Pacific) that connected people and places; the

May 26, 2017
Canoeing & kayaking. Florida by Molloy, Johnny, 1961- author. Canoeing & kayaking. Florida

May 27, 2017
Cattle Kingdom - The Hidden History of the Cowboy West by Knowlton, Christopher, author. Cattle Kingdom - The Hidden History of the Cowboy West

A revolutionary new appraisal of the Old West and the America it made. The open range cattle era lasted barely a quarter-century, but it left America irrevocably changed. These few decades following the Civil War brought America its greatest boom-and-bust cycle until the Depression, the invention of the assembly line, and the dawn of the conservation movement. It inspired legends, such as that icon of rugged individualism, the cowboy. Yet this extraordinary time and its import have remained une

May 27, 2017
Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities by Morson, Gary Saul, 1948- author. Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities

Economists often act as if their methods explain all human behavior. But in Cents and Sensibility, an eminent literary critic and a leading economist make the case that the humanities, especially the study of literature, offer economists ways to make their models more realistic, their predictions more accurate, and their policies more effective and just.Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro trace the connection between Adam Smith's great classic, The Wealth of Nations, and his less celebrated boo

May 26, 2017
Chakras beyond beginners - awakening to the power within by Pond, David, 1948- author. Chakras beyond beginners - awakening to the power within

Chakras Beyond Beginners explores the process of ascending to the upper chakras for awakening, and then defines the descent, bringing awareness into the lower chakras. --Publisher.

May 27, 2017
Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances by Melvin, Leland, 1964- author. Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances

In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path from the gridiron to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the star

May 26, 2017
China - top sights, authentic experiences by China - top sights, authentic experiences

May 23, 2017
Coastal trails of Northern California - Including best dog friendly beaches by Mullally, Linda B., author. Coastal trails of Northern California - Including best dog friendly beaches

"Coastal Trails of Northern California Including Best Dog Friendly Beaches is a hiking guide to 41 great hikes. Look inside for detailed hike descriptions, mileage cues, maps, and color photos for each hike as well as history, local trivia, and trailhead GPS coordinates" --

May 27, 2017
Contemporary paganism - religions of the earth from Druids and witches to heathens and ecofeminists by Harvey, Graham, 1959- Contemporary paganism - religions of the earth from Druids and witches to heathens and ecofeminists

The Pagan tradition celebrates the physical nature of life on earth, blending science with spiritual folklore. Considering the everyday world of food, health, sex, work, and leisure to be sacred, Pagans oppose that which threatens life such as deforestation, overdevelopment, and nuclear power and invoke ancient deities in this struggle for the well-being of the earth and its inhabitants. Contemporary Paganism presents a broad-based introduction to the main trends of contemporary Paganism, reveal

May 27, 2017
Cracking the GMAT by Cracking the GMAT

May 25, 2017
Destined for war - can America and China escape Thucydides's trap? by Allison, Graham T., author. Destined for war - can America and China escape Thucydides's trap?

"CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES ARE HEADING TOWARD A WAR NEITHER WANTS. The reason is Thucydides's Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a ruling one. This phenomenon is as old as history itself. About the Peloponnesian War that devastated ancient Greece, the historian Thucydides explained: "It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable." Over the past 500 years, these conditions have occurred sixteen

May 27, 2017
Donald Trump - 45th US president by Reston, Dominick, author. Donald Trump - 45th US president

May 26, 2017
Doormaking - materials, techniques, and projects for building your first door by Purdy, Strother, author. Doormaking - materials, techniques, and projects for building your first door

Few pieces of furniture, save perhaps chairs, work as hard as doors. Building them to last, especially exterior doors, takes knowledge and experience that don’t come from making other types of furniture, such as tables and bookcases. Doormaking: Materials, Techniques and Projects for Building Your First Door by woodworker Strother Purdy gathers all the information and guidance that both beginning and intermediate woodworkers need to be successful making their first door. While covering the const

May 26, 2017
Easternization - Asia's rise and America's decline from Obama to Trump and beyond by Rachman, Gideon, author. Easternization - Asia's rise and America's decline from Obama to Trump and beyond

"Easternization is the defining trend of our age--the growing wealth of Asian nations is transforming the international balance of power. This shift to the East is shaping the lives of people all over the world, the fate of nations, and the great questions of war and peace. A troubled but rising China is now challenging America's supremacy, and the ambitions of other Asian powers--including Japan, North Korea, India, and Pakistan--have the potential to shake the whole world. Meanwhile the West i

May 27, 2017
Exonerated - a history of the innocence movement by Norris, Robert J., author. Exonerated - a history of the innocence movement

May 26, 2017
Favorite recipes with herbs by Ranck, Dawn J., author. Favorite recipes with herbs

May 26, 2017
Finally out - letting go of living straight - a psychiatrist's own story by Olson, Loren A., author. Finally out - letting go of living straight - a psychiatrist's own story

"Dr. Loren A. Olson has frequently been asked two questions: How could you not know that you were gay until the age of forty? Wasn't your marriage just a sham to protect yourself at your wife's expense? In Finally Out, Dr. Olson answers these questions by telling the inspiring story of his evolving sexuality, into which he intelligently weaves psychological concepts and gay history. This book is a powerful exploration of human sexuality, particularly the sexuality of mature men who, like Dr. Ols

May 26, 2017
Fodor's Rome by Anderson, Ariston, author. Fodor's Rome

May 22, 2017
Georgia on my mind & other songs by Hoagy Carmichael - 10 popular standards by Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899-1981. Georgia on my mind & other songs by Hoagy Carmichael - 10 popular standards

May 26, 2017
Gorgeous nothings by Dickinson, Emily Gorgeous nothings

May 23, 2017
Green-light your book - how writers can succeed in the new era of publishing by Warner, Brooke, 1976- author. Green-light your book - how writers can succeed in the new era of publishing

"Written for aspiring authors, previously published authors, and independent publishers, it explains the ever-shifting publishing landscape and helps indie authors understand that they're up against the status quo, and how to work within - but also subvert - the system in order to succeed. Green-Light Your Book seeks to level the playing field by helping readers obtain the language, knowledge, and skills they need to play big." - Cover, p.4

May 27, 2017
Grocery - The Buying and Selling of Food in America by Ruhlman, Michael Grocery - The Buying and Selling of Food in America

May 23, 2017
Healing from a narcissistic relationship - a caretaker's guide to recovery, empowerment, and transformation by Fjelstad, Margalis, 1945- author. Healing from a narcissistic relationship - a caretaker's guide to recovery, empowerment, and transformation

May 26, 2017
Heaven is for healing - a soul's journey after suicide by Gallenberger, Joseph, author. Heaven is for healing - a soul's journey after suicide

"When his beloved brother Peter committed suicide, psychotherapist Dr. Joe Gallenberger met his overwhelming grief with courage, and open-minded curiosity. Using tools learned at The Monroe Institute, and affirming that “love can pierce any veil,” he was soon able to contact Peter on the other side. Joe's experience on how to move through devastating loss in a transformational way, and what he learned about the other side, were shared in Joe's acclaimed book, Brothers Forever. Heaven Is for Heal

May 26, 2017
Hiking Maine's Baxter State Park - a guide to the park's greatest hiking adventures including Mount Katahdin by Westrich, Greg, author. Hiking Maine's Baxter State Park - a guide to the park's greatest hiking adventures including Mount Katahdin

From Grand Pitch on remote Webster Stream to the blueberry covered summit of The Sentinel to dozens of waterfalls and swimming holes on Howe Brook, Hiking Maine’s Baxter StatePark is your source for detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for Baxter State Park’s best hikes. Also included are iconic routes up Katahdin, easy walks to ponds and wetlands where wildlife regularly feed, multi-day trips within the park, and hikes along the southern most section of the International Appalachi

May 26, 2017
Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway - the ultimate travel guide to America's most popular scenic roadway by Johnson, Randy, author. Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway - the ultimate travel guide to America's most popular scenic roadway

"There has never been a better time to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway! This updated edition of Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway is ideal for anyone who uses the Parkway as a portal to the Southern Appalachian experience. It includes the best trails in the national forests, state parks, and private preserves that line the 469-mile roadway—from the southern end of Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina—making it a single-volume solu

May 26, 2017
History of a disappearance - the story of a forgotten Polish town by Springer, Filip, 1982- author. History of a disappearance - the story of a forgotten Polish town

Lying at the crucible of Central Europe, the Silesian village of Kupferberg suffered the violence of the Thirty Years War, the Napoleonic Wars, the World War I. After Stalin's post-World War II redrawing of Poland's borders, Kupferberg became Miedzianka, a town settled by displaced people from all over Poland and a new center of the Eastern Bloc's uranium-mining industry. Decades of neglect and environmental degradation led to the town being declared uninhabitable, and the population was evacuat

May 26, 2017
Honey, I bought an airplane - stories, histories and recollections of 597 flights in the Midwest by Hechlinski, Bob, author. Honey, I bought an airplane - stories, histories and recollections of 597 flights in the Midwest

May 26, 2017
How money got free - Bitcoin and the fight for the future of finance by Eha, Brian Patrick, author. How money got free - Bitcoin and the fight for the future of finance

"In the space of a few years, Bitcoin has gone from an idea ignored or maligned by almost everyone to an asset with a market cap of more than $12 billion. Venture capital firms, Goldman Sachs, the New York Stock Exchange, and billionaires such as Richard Branson and Peter Thiel have invested more than $1 billion in companies built on this groundbreaking technology. Bill Gates has even declared it 'better than currency'. But can its early promise endure? Or will the next evolution of money be neu

May 26, 2017
How to get over - poems by Ford, T'ai Freedom, author. How to get over - poems

May 26, 2017
I like Ike - the presidential election of 1952 by Greene, John Robert, 1955- author. I like Ike - the presidential election of 1952

Provided by amazon.com.

May 26, 2017
Iron ambition - my life with Cus D'Amato by Tyson, Mike, 1966- author. Iron ambition - my life with Cus D'Amato

"From the former heavyweight champion and New York Times-bestselling memoirist comes an intimate look at the life and leadership lessons of Cus D'Amato, the legendary boxing trainer and Mike Tyson's surrogate father. When Cus D'Amato first saw thirteen-year-old Mike Tyson spar in the ring, he proclaimed, 'That's the heavyweight champion of the world.' D'Amato, who had previously managed the careers of world champions Floyd Patterson and Jose Torres, would go on to train the young Tyson and raise

May 27, 2017
Islamophobia and racism in America by Love, Erik Robert, author. Islamophobia and racism in America

May 27, 2017
It's all a game - the history of board games from Monopoly to Settlers of Catan by Donovan, Tristan, author. It's all a game - the history of board games from Monopoly to Settlers of Catan

"Board games have been with us longer than even the written word. But what is it about this pastime that continues to captivate us well into the age of smartphones and instant gratification? In It's All a Game, British journalist and renowned games expert Tristan Donovan opens the box on the incredible and often surprising history and psychology of board games. He traces the evolution of the game across cultures, time periods, and continents, from the paranoid Chicago toy genius behind classics

May 27, 2017
Jean Dubuffet - metamorphoses of landscape by Jean Dubuffet - metamorphoses of landscape

Jean Dubuffet is one of the most influential and versatile artists of the postwar period. With his novel aesthetic inspired by Art Brut (a term he coined), Dubuffet succeeded in breaking away from modernist conventions and redefining the concept of art, and in doing so leaving his mark on the second half of the 20th century and exercising a considerable influence on numerous young artists. Jean Dubuffet: Metamorphoses of Landscape?the first substantial English-language Dubuffet monograph in deca

May 25, 2017
Knock 'em dead resumes - a killer resume gets more job interviews! by Yate, Martin John, author. Knock 'em dead resumes - a killer resume gets more job interviews!

"Your resume is the most important financial document you'll ever create. When it works, so do you. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience, bestselling author Martin Yate shows you how to write a dynamic, effective resume that stands out in a resume database, builds a strong persona brand employers will want on their team, passes recruiters' six-second scan test, speaks to exactly what employers are looking for."--Publisher information.

May 27, 2017
Made for baby - cute sewn gifts / Ayda Algin. by Algin, Ayda, author. Made for baby - cute sewn gifts / Ayda Algin.

May 26, 2017
Making sense - the glamorous story of English grammar by Crystal, David, 1941- author. Making sense - the glamorous story of English grammar

In Making Sense, David Crystal confronts the foe of many: grammar. Once taught relentlessly to all students in the English-speaking world, grammar disappeared from most school curricula, so that terms such as "preposition" and "conjunction" now often confound children and adults alike. Explaining the nuts and bolts of grammar presents a special challenge, because - far more than is the case with spelling and punctuation - the subject is burdened with a centuries-old history of educational practi

May 26, 2017
Mammoth Cave curiosities - a guide to rockphobia, dating, saber-toothed cats, and other subterranean marvels by Olson, Colleen O'Connor, 1966- author. Mammoth Cave curiosities - a guide to rockphobia, dating, saber-toothed cats, and other subterranean marvels

May 27, 2017
Man of the year by Cove, Lou, author. Man of the year

"For one 1970's family, the center may not hold, but it certainly does fold. In 1978 Jimmy Carter mediates the Camp David Accords, Fleetwood Mac tops charts with Rumours, Starsky fights crime with Hutch, and twelve-year-old Lou Cove is uprooted from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Salem, Massachusetts- a backwater town of witches, Puritans, and sea-captain wannabes. After his eighth move in a dozen years, Lou figures he should just resign himself to a teenage purgatory of tedious paper route

May 27, 2017
Marketing to millennials for dummies. by Padveen, Corey. Marketing to millennials for dummies.

Market effectively to the millennial mindset. Millennials make up the largest and most valuable market of consumers in the United States —but until you understand how to successfully market to them, you may as well kiss their colossal spending power away! Packed with powerful data, research, and case studies across a variety of industries, Marketing to Millennials For Dummies gives you a fail-proof road map for winning over this coveted crowd. Millennials are projected to have $200 billion buyin

May 26, 2017
Maximinus Thrax - from common soldier to emperor of Rome by Pearson, Paul N. (Paul Nicholas), author. Maximinus Thrax - from common soldier to emperor of Rome

"Maximinus was a Thracian tribesman "of frightening appearance and colossal size" who could smash stones with his bare hands and pull fully laden wagons unaided. Such feats impressed the emperor Severus who enlisted Maximinus into the imperial bodyguard whereupon he embarked on a distinguished military career. Eventually he achieved senior command in the massive Roman invasion of Persia in 232 AD, and three years later he became emperor himself in a military coup—the first common soldier

May 26, 2017
Medical catastrophe - confessions of an anesthesiologist by Dworkin, Ronald William, author. Medical catastrophe - confessions of an anesthesiologist

May 26, 2017
Michelin Germany by Michelin Germany

Discover picturesque Germany. Colorful maps, multiple walking and driving tours, trusted recommendations and Michelin's star-rating system for attractions make traveling fun.

May 25, 2017
Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior by Tinti, Peter, author. Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior

When states, charities, and NGOs either ignore or are overwhelmed by movement of people on a vast scale, criminal networks step into the breach. This book explains what happens next.

May 26, 2017
Moon Glacier National Park by Lomax, Becky, author. Moon Glacier National Park

Provided by amazon.com.

May 27, 2017
Murder in Matera - a true story of passion, family, and forgiveness in Southern Italy by Stapinski, Helene, author. Murder in Matera - a true story of passion, family, and forgiveness in Southern Italy

"Since childhood, Helene Stapinski heard lurid tales about her great-great-grandmother, Vita. In Southern Italy, she was a loose woman who had murdered someone. Immigrating to America with three children, she lost one along the way. Helene's youthful obsession with Vita deepened as she grew up, eventually propelling the journalist to Italy, where, with her own children in tow, she pursued the story, determined to set the record straight" -- provided by publisher.

May 26, 2017
My European family - the first 54,000 years by Bojs, Karin, author. My European family - the first 54,000 years

Karin Bojs grew up in a small, broken family. At her mother's funeral she felt this more keenly than ever. As a science journalist, she was eager to learn more about herself, her family and the interconnectedness of society using DNA research. After all, we're all related. And in a sense, we are all family. - Back cover.

May 27, 2017
My Lai - Vietnam, 1968, and the descent into darkness by Jones, Howard, 1940- author. My Lai - Vietnam, 1968, and the descent into darkness

May 27, 2017
Nothing Good Happens at . . . the Baby Hospital - The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery by Fulkerson, Daniel, author. Nothing Good Happens at . . . the Baby Hospital - The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery

Provided by amazon.com.

May 26, 2017
Off the beaten path. Florida - discover your fun by Gleasner, Diana C., author. Off the beaten path. Florida - discover your fun

Florida Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience--if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, Florida Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Florida that other guidebooks just don't offer.

May 27, 2017
Paleo in a nutshell - living & eating the way nature intended by Bond, Geoff, author. Paleo in a nutshell - living & eating the way nature intended

May 26, 2017
Queer, there, and everywhere - 23 people who changed the world by Prager, Sarah, 1986- author. Queer, there, and everywhere - 23 people who changed the world

A LGBTQ chronicle for teens shares hip, engaging facts about 23 influential gender-ambiguous notables from the era of the Roman Empire to the present, exploring how they defied convention to promote civil rights, pursue relationships on their own terms and shape culture.

May 26, 2017
Resilient grieving - finding strength and embracing life after a loss that changes everything by Hone, Lucy, author. Resilient grieving - finding strength and embracing life after a loss that changes everything

May 26, 2017
Rules for resistance - advice from around the globe for the age of Trump by Rules for resistance - advice from around the globe for the age of Trump

May 27, 2017
Runaway husbands - the abandoned wife's guide to recovery and renewal by Stark, Vikki. Runaway husbands - the abandoned wife's guide to recovery and renewal

This book, based on The Sudden Wife Abandonment Project (S.W.A.P.), provides women with tools to help them understand why their husbands left, heal, and get their lives back.

May 22, 2017
Ruthless river - love and survival by raft on the Amazon's relentless Madre de Dios by FitzGerald, Holly Conklin. Ruthless river - love and survival by raft on the Amazon's relentless Madre de Dios

A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride—the wildest—down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin; a true and thrilling adventure of a young married couple who survive a plane crash only to later raft hundreds of miles across Peru and Bolivia, ending up in a channel to nowhere, a dead end so flooded there is literally no land to stand on. Their raft—a mere four logs—separates them from the piranha-and-caiman-infested water unti

May 27, 2017
Scenic driving Connecticut and Rhode Island - exploring the states' most spectacular byways and back roads by Green, Stewart M. Scenic driving Connecticut and Rhode Island - exploring the states' most spectacular byways and back roads

May 27, 2017
Shake it up - great American writing on rock and pop from Elvis to Jay Z by Shake it up - great American writing on rock and pop from Elvis to Jay Z

"Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar's Shake It Up invites the reader into the tumult and excitement of the rock revolution through fifty landmark pieces by a supergroup of writers on rock in all its variety, from heavy metal to disco, punk to hip-hop. Stanley Booth describes a recording session with Otis Redding; Ellen Willis traces the meteoric career of Janis Joplin; Ellen Sander recalls the chaotic world of Led Zeppelin on tour; Nick Tosches etches a portrait of the young Jerry Lee Lewis; Eve

May 26, 2017
Signs and seasons - an astrology cookbook by Zerner, Amy, author. Signs and seasons - an astrology cookbook

May 27, 2017
Small gas engine repair by Dempsey, Paul (Paul K.), author. Small gas engine repair

"Fully updated to reflect the latest technologies, this best-selling guide shows how to troubleshoot and repair the engines found in household devices--including lawnmowers, garden tractors, portable generators, and handheld tools. Written by a master mechanic, Small Gas Engine Repair, Fourth Edition, provides easy-to-follow, fully illustrated instructions for complicated diagnostic and repair procedures. The book suggests money-saving alternatives to expensive factory tools and overpriced repla

May 26, 2017
Star, branch, spiral, fan - learn to draw from nature's perfect design structures by James, Yellena, author. Star, branch, spiral, fan - learn to draw from nature's perfect design structures

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May 26, 2017
Stitch, fabric & thread - an inspirational guide for creative stitchers by Healey, Elizabeth, author. Stitch, fabric & thread - an inspirational guide for creative stitchers

This inventive book is a treasure trove of over 40 inspiring practical exercises, a rich and creative exploration of fabric and stitch, and a fascinating all-round read. The exercises draw inspiration from around the world: create corded works of art inspired by Milton Glaser's iconic Bob Dylan album cover; create bold embroidered African masks; layer up and cut away to create Mola applique; use bleach and fabric paint to create Aboriginal dreamtime lizards; create knotted works of art inspired

May 26, 2017
Sylvia Browne's lessons for life by Browne, Sylvia. Sylvia Browne's lessons for life

Provides an eight-step process that will help you realize your essence, become more psychic, develop spiritual wealth, deal with the death of loved ones and cope with divorce, and maintain a state of wellness.

May 25, 2017
Television series of the 1970s - essential facts and quirky details by Terrace, Vincent, 1948- author. Television series of the 1970s - essential facts and quirky details

From Archie Bunker to John-Boy Walton, this book profiles characters who were featured in some of the most popular television shows of the 1970s. Each entry includes personal details that were revealed during each show's run: names, addresses, maiden names, nicknames, date of births, phone numbers, relatives, and other fascinating details.

May 26, 2017
The "I love my Instant Pot" recipe book - from trail mix oatmeal to Mongolian beef BBQ, 175 easy and delicious recipes by Fagone, Michelle, author. The "I love my Instant Pot" recipe book - from trail mix oatmeal to Mongolian beef BBQ, 175 easy and delicious recipes

With dishes to suit vegetarian, paleo, and gluten-free diets, there's something for everyone in this extensive collection of Instant Pot recipes.

May 26, 2017
The 5-minute facial workout - 30 exercises for a naturally beautiful face by Pez, Catherine, author. The 5-minute facial workout - 30 exercises for a naturally beautiful face

How to combat the effects of aging in just 5 minutes a day. Each exercise has clear instructions, with photographs that demonstrate the movements, so performing each exercise is easy and straightforward.

May 25, 2017
The American boomerang - how the world's greatest "turnaround" nation will do it again by Adams, Nick, 1984- author. The American boomerang - how the world's greatest "turnaround" nation will do it again

A testament to the resilience of America and its citizens maintains that America, despite its setbacks, is still a world leader and calls for Americans to embrace the conservative principles upon which the nation was founded.

May 25, 2017
The badass life - 30 amazing days to a lifetime of great habits--body, mind, and spirit by Abbott, Christmas, author. The badass life - 30 amazing days to a lifetime of great habits--body, mind, and spirit

May 26, 2017
The best short stories of Theodore Dreiser by Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. The best short stories of Theodore Dreiser

May 26, 2017
The Bible for grown-ups - a new look at the good book by Loveday, Simon, 1949- author. The Bible for grown-ups - a new look at the good book

'The Bible for Grown-Ups' neither requires, nor rejects, belief. It sets out to help intelligent adults make sense of the Bible - a book that is too large to swallow whole, yet too important in our history and culture to spit out. Why do the creation stories in Genesis contradict each other? Did the Exodus really happen? Was King David a historical figure? Why is Matthew's account of the birth of Jesus so different from Luke's? Why was St Paul so rude about St Peter?

May 26, 2017
The creative writer. Level three, Building your craft by Fishman, Boris, 1979- The creative writer. Level three, Building your craft

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May 22, 2017
The cross - history, art, and controversy by Jensen, Robin Margaret, 1952- author. The cross - history, art, and controversy

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May 26, 2017
The end of loyalty - the rise and fall of good jobs in America by Wartzman, Rick, author. The end of loyalty - the rise and fall of good jobs in America

Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore. In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies and their workers. Through the stories of four major employers--General Motors, General Electric, Kodak, and Coca-Cola--he shows how big businesses once took responsibility for providing their workers and retirees with an array of social benefits. At the height of the post-World War I

May 27, 2017
The great cat and dog massacre - the real story of World War Two's unknown tragedy by Kean, Hilda, author. The great cat and dog massacre - the real story of World War Two's unknown tragedy

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May 26, 2017
The hue and cry at our house - a year remembered by Taylor, Benjamin, 1952- author. The hue and cry at our house - a year remembered

May 22, 2017
The long run - a memoir of loss and life in motion by Menzies-Pike, Catriona, author. The long run - a memoir of loss and life in motion

"An unlikely convert to distance running finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running. Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, feminist, backpacker, and, since her parents' deaths a decade earlier, orphan. "Runner" was nowhere near the list. Yet when she began training for a half marathon on a whim, she found herself an instant convert. Soon she realized that running, "a pace suited to the precarious labor

May 22, 2017
The loyal son - the war in Ben Franklin's house by Epstein, Daniel Mark, author. The loyal son - the war in Ben Franklin's house

Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America’s founding fathers. His wit, his charm, his inventiveness—even his grandfatherly appearance—are legendary. But this image obscures the scandals that dogged him throughout his life. In The Loyal Son, award-winning historian Daniel Mark Epstein throws the spotlight on one of the more enigmatic aspects of Franklin’s biography: his complex and confounding relationship with his illegitimate son William. When he was twenty-four, Franklin fathered a child wit

May 27, 2017
The many deaths of Jew Süss - the notorious trial and execution of an eighteenth-century court Jew by Mintzker, Yair, author. The many deaths of Jew Süss - the notorious trial and execution of an eighteenth-century court Jew

May 26, 2017
The martyr and the traitor - Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution by Anderson, Virginia DeJohn, author. The martyr and the traitor - Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution

May 27, 2017
The most beautiful - my life with Prince by Garcia, Mayte, 1973- author. The most beautiful - my life with Prince

In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the song Prince wrote about their love story, Mayte Garcia shares the story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together: from their unconventional meeting backstage at a concert (and the long-distance romance that followed) to their fairy-tale wedding and their artistic partnership, to the devastating losses that ultimately dissolved their romantic relationship for good. Throughout it all, they shar

May 27, 2017
The parents' concise guide to childhood vaccinations - practical medical and natural ways to protect your child by Feder, Lauren, author. The parents' concise guide to childhood vaccinations - practical medical and natural ways to protect your child

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May 27, 2017
The practical workshop - a woodworker's guide to workbenches, layout & tools by Schwarz, Christopher, 1968- author. The practical workshop - a woodworker's guide to workbenches, layout & tools

May 27, 2017
The Raqqa diaries - escape from "Islamic State" by Samer, author. The Raqqa diaries - escape from "Islamic State"

May 26, 2017
The Russian Revolution - a new history by McMeekin, Sean, 1974- author. The Russian Revolution - a new history

"In The Russian Revolution, historian Sean McMeekin traces the origins and events of the Russian Revolution, which brought an end to Romanov rule and ushered the Bolsheviks into power. Between the dawn of the 20th century and 1920, Russia underwent a complete and irreversible transformation, the effects of which would reverberate throughout the world for decades to come. At the turn of the century, the Russian economy, which still trailed behind Britain, France, Germany, and the U.S., was growin

May 27, 2017
The soul of the First Amendment by Abrams, Floyd, author. The soul of the First Amendment

"A lively and controversial overview by the nation's most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America... The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without government approval or oversight is protected under what may well be the most honored and least understood addendum to the US Constitution: the First Amendment. Floyd Abrams, a noted lawyer and award-winning legal scholar specializing in First Amendment issues, examines the degree to which A

May 26, 2017
The wisdom of finance - discovering humanity in the world of risk and return by Desai, Mihir A. (Mihir Arvind), 1968- author. The wisdom of finance - discovering humanity in the world of risk and return

The Harvard Business School professor draws upon literature, film, philosophy, and history to argue that, at the core of finance and financial practices, there is a place for principles, ethics, and humanity.

May 26, 2017
The wonder of birds - what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future by Robbins, Jim, author. The wonder of birds - what they tell us about ourselves, the world, and a better future

Our relationship to birds is different from our relationship to any other wild creatures. They are found virtually everywhere and we love to watch them, listen to them, keep them as pets, wear their feathers, even converse with them. Birds, Jim Robbins posits, are our most vital connection to nature. They compel us to look to the skies, both literally and metaphorically; draw us out into nature to seek their beauty; and let us experience vicariously what it is like to be weightless. Birds have h

May 27, 2017
Theft by finding - diaries (1977-2002) by Sedaris, David, author. Theft by finding - diaries (1977-2002)

David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making. For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard comments, salacious gossip, soap opera plot twists, secrets confided by total strangers. These observations are the source code for his finest work, and through them he has honed his cunning, surprising sentences. Now, Sedaris shares his private writings with the world. Theft by Finding, the first of t

May 27, 2017
Through the shadowlands - a science writer's odyssey into an illness science doesn't understand by Rehmeyer, Julie, author. Through the shadowlands - a science writer's odyssey into an illness science doesn't understand

May 22, 2017
Toltecs of the new millennium by Sánchez, Víctor, 1961- Toltecs of the new millennium

Counter Victor Sanchez offers us a rare glimpse into the life and practice of Toltec spiritual warriors. Tracing their lineage to a time before the Aztec, the Toltec recognize Earth as a living being, share a profound communion with their land, and demonstrate unusual powers of perception. Sanchez describes the Toltec tradition living on in the practice of contemporary indigenous people of Mexico, and explains how this wisdom is available to sincere readers. Learn how their indigenous survival s

May 26, 2017
Totality - the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024 by Littmann, Mark, 1939- author. Totality - the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024

May 26, 2017
Unexpected recoveries - seven steps to healing body, mind, & soul when serious illness strikes by Monte, Tom, author. Unexpected recoveries - seven steps to healing body, mind, & soul when serious illness strikes

"This book combines modern medical know-how, ancient healing practices, and a healing diet to provide a comprehensive and practical guidebook for physical, emotional, and spiritual recovery--based on hundreds of documented cases, from cancer to heart disease and more."--Back and front covers.

May 26, 2017
Upstream - searching for wild salmon, from river to table by Cook, Langdon, 1966- author. Upstream - searching for wild salmon, from river to table

"From the award-winning author of The Mushroom Hunters comes the story of an iconic fish, perhaps the last great wild food : salmon. For some, a salmon evokes the distant wild--thrashing in the jaws of a hungry grizzly bear on TV, perhaps. For others, it's the catch of the day on a restaurant menu, or a deep red fillet at the market. For others still, it's the jolt of adrenaline on a successful fishing trip. Our fascination with these superlative fish is as old as humanity itself. Long a source

May 27, 2017
Virginia by Gaaserud, Michaela Riva. Virginia

May 22, 2017
We are never meeting in real life - essays by Irby, Samantha author. We are never meeting in real life - essays

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May 27, 2017
Where we were in Vietnam - a comprehensive guide to the firebases, military installations, and naval vessels of the Vietnam War by Kelley, Michael, 1946- Where we were in Vietnam - a comprehensive guide to the firebases, military installations, and naval vessels of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2017
Willful ignorance - the mismeasure of uncertainty by Weisberg, Herbert I., 1944- author. Willful ignorance - the mismeasure of uncertainty

"An original account of willful ignorance and how this principle relates to modern probability and statistical methods Through a series of colorful stories about great thinkers and the problems they chose to solve, the author traces the historical evolution of probability and explains how statistical methods have helped to propel scientific research. However, the past success of statistics has depended on vast, deliberate simplifications amounting to willful ignorance, and this very success now

May 25, 2017
Wolf whistle politics - the new misogyny in America today by Wolf whistle politics - the new misogyny in America today

The 2016 election year may be remembered as a year to forget, but for American women in politics and feminists alike it was unforgettably distressing--a flash point illuminating both the true state of play for women in public life and feminist politics in the early twenty-first century. Wolf Whistle Politics is a book that tries to account for, contextualize, and even make some sense out of this trying political chapter in American history. With an introduction by Naomi Wolf and pieces by leadin

May 27, 2017
Wonder Woman - the art and making of the film by Gosling, Sharon, author. Wonder Woman - the art and making of the film

Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman sees the hero brought to the big screen for the first time in her own movie, and fully realizes the breathtaking wonder, strength, and grace of such an historic character. Wonder Woman: The Art & Making of the Film celebrates the creation of this groundbreaking movie, taking fans on a voyage of discovery through the world of Wonder Woman. Showcasing the earliest concept art, set and costume designs, sketches and storyboards, the book delves deep into the filmmaking pr

May 27, 2017
Yellowstone treasures - the traveler's companion to the National Park by Chapple, Janet. Yellowstone treasures - the traveler's companion to the National Park

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May 26, 2017
Your pace or mine? - what running taught me about life, laughter and coming last by Jackson, Lisa, author. Your pace or mine? - what running taught me about life, laughter and coming last

Lisa Jackson is a surprising cheerleader for the joys of running: truth be told, she's not just a little bit slow, but often 'last person across the finish line' slow. But that hasn't stopped former fitness-phobe Lisa from becoming a marathon runner at 31 and, more astonishingly, an ultrarunner at 41 - even if she's come last in 17 of 85 marathons and plodded through two 56-mile ultramarathons. This is Lisa's story, but it's also the story of the extraordinary people she has met along the way -

May 26, 2017