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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!

May 19, 2017
Know who you are, live like it matters by Tebow, Tim, 1987- author. Know who you are, live like it matters

May 20, 2017
Land Between the Lakes outdoor handbook - your complete guide for hiking, camping, fishing, and nature study in Western Tenessee and Kentucky by Molloy, Johnny, 1961- Land Between the Lakes outdoor handbook - your complete guide for hiking, camping, fishing, and nature study in Western Tenessee and Kentucky

May 19, 2017
Last man standing - Mort Sahl and the birth of modern comedy by Curtis, James, 1953- author. Last man standing - Mort Sahl and the birth of modern comedy

On December 22, 1953, Mort Sahl took the stage at San Francisco’s hungry i and changed comedy forever. Before him, standup was about everything but hard news and politics. In his wake, a new generation of smart comics emerged?Shelley Berman, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Lenny Bruce, Bob Newhart, Dick Gregory, Woody Allen, and the Smothers Brothers, among others. He opened up jazz-inflected satire to a loose network of clubs, cut the first modern comedy album, and appeared on the cover of Time su

May 20, 2017
Law of attraction - the science of attracting more of what you want and less of what you don't by Losier, Michael J., 1962- Law of attraction - the science of attracting more of what you want and less of what you don't

May 19, 2017
Lazy perfection - the art of looking great without really trying by Patinkin, Jenny, author. Lazy perfection - the art of looking great without really trying

May 19, 2017
Learned optimism - how to change your mind and your life by Seligman, Martin E. P. Learned optimism - how to change your mind and your life

"Known as the father of the new science of positive psychology, Martin E.P. Seligman draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enhances the quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice it. Offering many simple techniques, Dr. Seligman explains how to break an I-give-up habit, develop a more constructive explanatory style for interpreting your behavior, and experience the benefits of a more positive interior dialogue. These skills can help break up

May 20, 2017
Learning Http/2 - A Practical Guide for Beginners by Ludin, Stephen/ Garza, Javier Learning Http/2 - A Practical Guide for Beginners

May 19, 2017
Lights on, rats out by LeFavour, Cree. Lights on, rats out

May 19, 2017
LinkedIn profile optimization for dummies by Serdula, Donna, author. LinkedIn profile optimization for dummies

May 19, 2017
Literary yarns - crochet patterns inspired by classic books by Wang, Cindy, author. Literary yarns - crochet patterns inspired by classic books

"Featuring 22 crocheted dolls drawn from 16 beloved novels and plays, this easy-to-follow craft book is perfect for bibliophiles and crafters of all skill levels. Literature lovers can decorate bookshelves, proclaim a love of reading, and show off crafting skills with adorable amigurumi, sweet crocheted characters that are simple to make and impossible to resist! All that's needed are a few readily available materials and beginner crochet skills, and soon you'll be hanging out with your favorite

May 20, 2017
Living with cancer - a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis by Jackson, Vicki A., 1968- author. Living with cancer - a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis

May 19, 2017
Living with the living dead - the wisdom of the zombie apocalypse by Garrett, Greg, author. Living with the living dead - the wisdom of the zombie apocalypse

The zombie apocalypse, Greg Garrett shows us, has become an archetypal narrative for the contemporary world, in part because zombies can stand in for any of a variety of global threats, from terrorism to Ebola, from economic uncertainty to ecological destruction. But this zombie narrative also brings us emotional and spiritual comfort. These apocalyptic stories, in which the world has been turned upside down and protagonists face the prospect of an imminent and grisly death, can also offer us wi

May 19, 2017
Locked in - the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform by Pfaff, John F., author. Locked in - the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform

"Pfaff argues that existing accounts of the causes of mass incarceration are fundamentally misguided. The most widely accepted explanations--the failed War on Drugs, draconian sentencing laws, an increasing reliance on private prisons--actually tell us much less than we like to think. Instead, Pfaff urges us to look at other factors, including a major shift in prosecutor behavior that occurred in the mid-1990s, when prosecutors began bringing felony charges against arrestees about twice as often

May 18, 2017
Long shot - the triumphs and struggles of an NBA freedom fighter by Hodges, Craig, 1960- Long shot - the triumphs and struggles of an NBA freedom fighter

"As a member of the 1992 world-champion Chicago Bulls, a dashiki-clad Hodges delivered a handwritten letter to President George H. W. Bush demanding that he do more to address racism and economic inequality. Hodges was also a vocal union activist, initiated a boycott against Nike, and spoke out forcefully against police brutality in the wake of the Rodney King beating. But his outspokenness cost him dearly. In the prime of his career, after ten NBA seasons, Hodges was blackballed from the NBA fo

May 20, 2017
Losing an Enemy - Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy by Parsi, Trita Losing an Enemy - Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy

May 19, 2017
Lou - fifty years of kicking dirt, playing hard, and winning big in the sweet spot of baseball by Piniella, Lou, 1943- author. Lou - fifty years of kicking dirt, playing hard, and winning big in the sweet spot of baseball

A candid, revealing, and entertaining memoir by baseball legend Lou Piniella, detailing his nearly fifty years in the game, playing with and managing some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.

May 20, 2017
Love what matters - real people, real stories, real heart. by Love what matters - real people, real stories, real heart.

"This curated collection of powerful stories features first person accounts and photographs that perfectly capture each moment: A husband learning he's about to be a dad. A new mom embracing her body. A cashier inadvertently teaching a young girl a lesson about patience. A bagel from a stranger that saved a homeless man's life. From long overdue adoptions to military heroes returning home; from a fireman's touching 9/11 tribute to what an old dinner plate found at a bake sale can teach us all ab

May 20, 2017
Magical parent, magical child - the art of joyful parenting by Mendizza, Michael, 1949- Magical parent, magical child - the art of joyful parenting

'Magical Parent, Magical Child' helps adults rediscover the playful, childlike genius of their own nature as they guide, learn from, & mentor children. The authors present parenting principles that enable parents & caregivers to create, maintain & sustain Optimum Learning Relationships at any age.

May 20, 2017
Make Creatures With Felt Mistress - 12 Couture Characters to Sew by Evans, Louise Make Creatures With Felt Mistress - 12 Couture Characters to Sew

May 19, 2017

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