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Ink & Paint - The Women of Walt Disney's Animation by Johnson, Mindy/ Foray, June (FRW) Ink & Paint - The Women of Walt Disney's Animation

Oct 19, 2017
Indian Instant Pot cookbook - traditional Indian dishes made easy & fast by Pitre, Urvashi, author. Indian Instant Pot cookbook - traditional Indian dishes made easy & fast

Oct 18, 2017
In shock - my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope by Awdish, Rana, author. In shock - my journey from death to recovery and the redemptive power of hope

"The gripping story of a physician who suddenly became a dying patient, and a riveting exploration into the worlds of personal loss and faltering medical care. Dr. Rana Awdish never imagined that an emergency trip to the hospital would result in hemorrhaging nearly all of her blood volume and losing her unborn child. Awdish spent months fighting for her life, enduring consecutive major surgeries and multiple overlapping organ failures. At each step of the way, Awdish faced something even more un

Oct 21, 2017
Immunization - how vaccines became controversial by Blume, Stuart S., 1942- author. Immunization - how vaccines became controversial

Vaccines have helped mankind to tackle the dire threat of infectious disease for more than a hundred years. They become key tools of public health and scientists are charged with developing them as quickly as possible to combat the emergence of new diseases like Zika, SARS, and Ebola. But why are growing numbers of parents all over the world now questioning the wisdom of having their children vaccinated? Why have public-sector vaccine producers been sold off? And can we trust the multinational c

Oct 18, 2017
Illustrated dictionary of automobile body styles by Haajanen, Lennart W., 1932- author. Illustrated dictionary of automobile body styles

"Cars today fit a fairly small number of body types. The meanings of these familiar terms have changed over the decades as automotive design has evolved. In this expanded second edition, the dictionary, featuring clear line drawings, defines all distinct body types and other body terms, linking many to their horse-drawn predecessors"--

Oct 21, 2017
Iced in - ten days trapped on the edge of Antarctica. by Turney, Chris, 1973- Iced in - ten days trapped on the edge of Antarctica.

On Christmas Eve 2013, off the coast of East Antarctica, an abrupt weather change trapped the Shokalskiy-- the ship carrying earth scientist Chris Turney and seventy-one others involved in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition--in a densely packed armada of sea ice, 1400 miles from civilization. With the ship's hull breached and steerage lost, the wind threatened to drive the vessel into the frozen continent, smashing it to pieces. If nearby floating icebergs picked up speed, they could cause a

Oct 18, 2017
Ice capades - a memoir of fast living and tough hockey. by Avery, Sean, author. Ice capades - a memoir of fast living and tough hockey.

Oct 21, 2017
Ice Bowl '67 - the Packers, the Cowboys, and the game that changed the NFL by Carlson, Chuck, 1957- author. Ice Bowl '67 - the Packers, the Cowboys, and the game that changed the NFL

"For those players who remain, the scars still run deep when it comes to the infamous "Ice Bowl," played December 31, 1967, between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. There are players even today who suffer the ravages of frostbite and lung damage from a game many of the players never thought should have been played. As one player said, "It was just too damn cold. Who plays football in that weather?" But play they did in the minus 45 degree wind-chill (that dropped to 65 below by the end

Oct 21, 2017
I Don't Have Time - 15-Minute Ways to Shape a Life You Love by Grey, Emma/ Thomas, Audrey I Don't Have Time - 15-Minute Ways to Shape a Life You Love

Oct 19, 2017
I can't breathe - a killing on Bay Street by Taibbi, Matt, author. I can't breathe - a killing on Bay Street

A work of riveting literary journalism that explores the roots and repercussions of the infamous killing of Eric Garner by the New York City police--from the bestselling author of The Divide

Oct 21, 2017
Hug everyone you know - a year of community, courage, and cancer by Martin, Antoinette Truglio Hug everyone you know - a year of community, courage, and cancer

Oct 18, 2017
How we won & lost the war in Afghanistan - two years in the Pashtun homeland by Grindle, Douglas, author. How we won & lost the war in Afghanistan - two years in the Pashtun homeland

Douglas Grindle provides a firsthand account of how the war in Afghanistan was won in a rural district south of Kandahar City and how the newly created peace slipped away when vital resources failed to materialize and the United States headed for the exit. By placing the reader at the heart of the American counterinsurgency effort, Grindle reveals little-known incidents, including the failure of expensive aid programs to target local needs, the slow throttling of local government as official fun

Oct 18, 2017
How to talk to absolutely anyone - confident communication for work, lie and relationships by Rhodes, Mark, 1966- author. How to talk to absolutely anyone - confident communication for work, lie and relationships

Oct 18, 2017
How to open a financially successful bed & breakfast or small hotel by Fullen, Sharon L, author. How to open a financially successful bed & breakfast or small hotel

Oct 21, 2017
How to handle your emotions by Hunt, June. How to handle your emotions

Every person struggles with the common emotions related to...anger, depression, fear, rejection, self-worth. How can we prevent negative emotions from getting the best of us? Longtime biblical counselor June Hunt looks to the Bible for the answers, offering compassionate guidance that encourages the heart and offers hope for even the most difficult situations. Each of the above topics is explored in four parts, examining the definitions, the characteristics, the causes, and the solutions that en

Oct 18, 2017
How to breathe - improve your breathing for health, happiness and well-being by Brennan, Richard, author. How to breathe - improve your breathing for health, happiness and well-being

Oct 20, 2017
How may we hate you? - notes from the concierge desk by Drezen, Anna, author. How may we hate you? - notes from the concierge desk

"Find out what really goes on in the world of hospitality with this hilarious book full of funny and absurd stories, anecdotes told in dialogue, factoids, and satirical pop quizzes by two veteran concierges who paid their way while working at a combined 50 hotels in and around Times Square."--Back cover.

Oct 21, 2017
How college athletics are hurting girls' sports - the pay-to-play pipeline by Eckstein, Rick, 1960- author. How college athletics are hurting girls' sports - the pay-to-play pipeline

"This book looks closely at college sports and how they shape the athletic and personal landscape for girls and young women. Filled with interview excerpts from women athletes of all ages, the book chronicles how college and youth sports have become more corporate, to the detriment of participants"--

Oct 21, 2017
Houseplants - the complete guide to choosing, growing, and caring for indoor plants by Steinkopf, Lisa Eldred, 1966- author. Houseplants - the complete guide to choosing, growing, and caring for indoor plants

"When you want to raise plants but just don’t have the space, then it’s time to turn to houseplants! Houseplants is the definitive guide to the millions of varieties that houseplants come in, and the different levels of maintenance, care and know-how they all require. Now is your chance to dive into this pleasant, no-yard-required hobby without the questions of which potting mix to try, what the right level of light you’ll need, or how to shift your plants as seasons change. Houseplants profiles

Oct 20, 2017
Horses of the world by Rousseau, Élise, 1977- author. Horses of the world

Horses of the World is a comprehensive, large-format overview of 570 breeds of domestic and extant wild horses, including hybrids between the two and between domestic breeds and other equids, such as zebras. This beautifully illustrated and detailed guide covers the origins of modern horses, anatomy and physiology, variation in breeds, and modern equestrian practices. The treatment of breeds is organized by country within broader geographical regions--from Eurasia through Australasia and to the

Oct 18, 2017

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