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The resonance effect - how frequency specific microcurrent is changing medicine by McMakin, Carolyn R., author. The resonance effect - how frequency specific microcurrent is changing medicine

The Resonance Effect is both the author's story of her inspirational journey of having the courage to find her true calling and an account of the development of a remarkable newly rediscovered treatment, frequency specific microcurrent (FSM), that takes advantage of the body's ability to respond to frequencies in order to heal a number of chronic conditions. Carolyn McMakin, a chiropractor specializing in fibromyalgia and myofascial pain, describes her experience using a two-channel microcurrent

Aug 19, 2017
The road to somewhere - the populist revolt and the future of politics by Goodhart, David, author. The road to somewhere - the populist revolt and the future of politics

"Greater economic and cultural openness in the West has not benefited all of our citizens. Among those who have been left behind, a populist politics of culture and identity has successfully challenged the traditional politics of Left and Right, creating a new division: between the mobile 'achieved' identity of the people from Anywhere, and the marginalised, roots-based identity of the people from Somewhere. This schism accounts for the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump, the decline of t

Aug 19, 2017
The round of a country year - a farmer's day book by Kline, David, author. The round of a country year - a farmer's day book

David Kline has been called a “twentieth-century Henry David Thoreau” by his friends and contemporaries; an apt comparison given the quiet exuberance with which he records the quotidian goings-on on his organic family farm. Under David’s attentive gaze and in his clear, insightful prose the reader is enveloped in the rhythms of farm life; not only the planting and harvesting of crops throughout the year, but the migration patterns of birds, the health and virility of honeybees left nearly to the

Aug 22, 2017
The savvy cook by Hossack, Izy, author. The savvy cook

Aug 18, 2017
The shadow in the garden - a biographer's tale by Atlas, James, author. The shadow in the garden - a biographer's tale

"The biographer's autobiography: a funny, endearing tale of how writers' lives get documented. The biographer--so often in the shadows, kibbitzing, casting doubt, proving facts--here comes to the stage. James Atlas takes us back to his childhood in suburban Chicago, where he fell in love with literature and, early on, found in himself the impulse to study writers' lives. We meet Richard Ellmann, the great biographer of James Joyce and Atlas's professor during a transformative year at Oxford. We

Aug 19, 2017
The slide - Leyland, Bonds, and the star-crossed Pittsburgh Pirates by Peterson, Richard F., author. The slide - Leyland, Bonds, and the star-crossed Pittsburgh Pirates

"In the deciding game of the 1992 National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves, the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered the most dramatic and devastating loss in team history when former Pirate Sid Bream slid home with the winning run. Bream's infamous slide ended the last game played by Barry Bonds in a Pirates uniform and sent the franchise reeling into a record twenty-season losing streak. The Slide tells the story of the myriad events, beginning with the aftermath of the 1979 World

Aug 19, 2017
The snow leopard by Matthiessen, Peter, author. The snow leopard

Aug 19, 2017
The splendor of Cuba - 450 years of architecture and interiors by Connors, Michael W. The splendor of Cuba - 450 years of architecture and interiors

An unprecedented tour of stunning and architecturally significant Cuban palacios, mansions, and private homes that have been meticulously preserved, previously un-photographed, and inaccessible to visitors. At a time when more travelers are rediscovering Cuba, this lavishly illustrated volume offers a different view of the island's cultural achievements. It presents not the Cuba of Castro's era, with its derelict buildings and peeling paint, but the opulent world of the Spanish Creole aristocrac

Aug 16, 2017
The suffragents - how women used men to get the vote by Kroeger, Brooke, 1949- author. The suffragents - how women used men to get the vote

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Aug 19, 2017
The Sun and Her Flowers by Kaur, Rupi The Sun and Her Flowers

Aug 18, 2017
The sunken gold - a story of World War I espionage and the greatest treasure salvage in history by Williams, Joseph A., 1973- author. The sunken gold - a story of World War I espionage and the greatest treasure salvage in history

Aug 18, 2017
The surveyors - poems by Salter, Mary Jo, author. The surveyors - poems

A beautiful new collection from Mary Jo Salter brings us poems of puzzlement and acceptance in the face of life's surprises. I'm still alive and now I'm in Bratislava," says the speaker of one of Salter's poems, as she travels with her unlikely late-in-life love, a military man. She never expected to be here, to know someone like him, to be parted from her previous life; how did it happen? Time is hurtling, but these poems try to slow it down to examine its curious by-products--the prints of Dür

Aug 17, 2017
The TB12 Method - How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance by Brady, Tom The TB12 Method - How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance

Aug 18, 2017
The thoughtful gardener by Blom, Jinny, author. The thoughtful gardener

"In The Thoughtful Gardener, Jinny Blom shares insight into the creative process she has developed while designing more than 250 gardens around the world. Jinny believes that garden design should lead from a house and its context. For her, design is more a matter of intelligence and appropriateness than imposing a particular style. As such, Jinny s approach, which she demonstrates in this book in the many and varied gardens she has created, can be applied to any garden in any situation. The read

Aug 19, 2017
The three Graces of Val-Kill - Eleanor Roosevelt, Marion Dickerman, and Nancy Cook in the place they made their own by Wilson, Emily Herring, author. The three Graces of Val-Kill - Eleanor Roosevelt, Marion Dickerman, and Nancy Cook in the place they made their own

Aug 18, 2017
The truth (with jokes) by Franken, Al. The truth (with jokes)

Aug 18, 2017
The wisdom of Sundays - life-changing insights from super soul conversations by Winfrey, Oprah, author. The wisdom of Sundays - life-changing insights from super soul conversations

Aug 18, 2017
Then sings my soul - 150 of the world's greatest hymn stories by Morgan, Robert J., 1952- Then sings my soul - 150 of the world's greatest hymn stories

"The author's lifelong interest in hymns led him to discover the richness of the stories behind many of the best-loved hymns. Many of the stories also reflect the impact hymns have had on ordinary people as they read, heard, and sang the great hymns of faith."--Cover.

Aug 19, 2017
Thousand star hotel by Phi, Bao, 1975- author. Thousand star hotel

"Thousand Star Hotel confronts the silence around racism, police brutality, and the invisibility of the Asian American urban poor. From "with thanks to Sahra Nguyen for the refugee style slogan": They give the kids candy to bet. My daughter loses the first four rounds, she's a quiet wire as they take her candy away, piece by piece. When she finally wins, I ask if she wants to play again. No! she shouts, grabbing her candy, I want to go home! True refugee style: take everything you got and run w

Aug 18, 2017
Three roads to quantum gravity by Smolin, Lee, 1955- author. Three roads to quantum gravity

Aug 19, 2017

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