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

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
Gorgeous nothings by Dickinson, Emily Gorgeous nothings

May 23, 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
Fodor's Rome by Anderson, Ariston, author. Fodor's Rome

May 22, 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
Favorite recipes with herbs by Ranck, Dawn J., author. Favorite recipes with herbs

May 26, 2017
Exonerated - a history of the innocence movement by Norris, Robert J., author. Exonerated - a history of the innocence movement

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

May 26, 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
Cracking the GMAT by Cracking the GMAT

May 25, 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
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
China - top sights, authentic experiences by China - top sights, authentic experiences

May 23, 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
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
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
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

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