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Shooting ghosts - a U.S. Marine, a combat photographer, and their journey back from war by Brennan, Thomas J. (Thomas James), author. Shooting ghosts - a U.S. Marine, a combat photographer, and their journey back from war

"A unique joint memoir by a U.S. Marine and a conflict photographer, whose unlikely friendship helped both heal their war-wounded bodies and souls War tears people apart, but it can also bring them together. Through the unpredictability of war and its aftermath, a decorated Marine sergeant and a world-trotting war photographer became friends, their bond forged as they patrolled together through the dusty alleyways of Helmand province and camped side by side in the desert. It deepened after Serge

Aug 19, 2017
Silencer by Wicker, Marcus, author. Silencer

"Welcome to Marcus Wicker's Midwest, where the muzzle is always on and where silence and daily microaggressions can chafe away at the faith of a young man grieved by images of gun violence and police brutality in twenty-first-century America. Precisely contradictory, bittersweet, witty, and heartbreaking, Silencer is where the political and the personal collide. Driven by the sounds of hip-hop and reimagined forms and structures, Wicker's explosive second bookis composed of poems at war with the

Aug 18, 2017
Simple & natural soapmaking - create 100% pure and beautiful soaps with the nerdy farm wife's easy recipes and techniques by Berry, Jan, author. Simple & natural soapmaking - create 100% pure and beautiful soaps with the nerdy farm wife's easy recipes and techniques

"With this new comprehensive guide, herbalist Jan Berry offers everything the modern-day enthusiast needs to make incredible botanical soaps. Beginners can join in the sudsy fun with detailed tutorials and step-by-step photographs for making traditional cold-process soap and the more modern hot-process method with a slow cooker. Jan presents 50 easy, unique soap recipes with ingredients and scents inspired by the herb garden, veggie garden, farm, forest and more. Sample soap recipes you won’t wa

Aug 19, 2017
Simply electrifying - the technology that transformed the world, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk by Roach, Craig. Simply electrifying - the technology that transformed the world, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk

Looks at the stories of the researchers, innovators, businesspeople, and regulators who shaped how electricity was understood and used, from early researchers like Benjamin Franklin to contemporary innovators like Elon Musk.

Aug 19, 2017
Slugfest - Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle Between Marvel and DC by Tucker, Reed Slugfest - Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle Between Marvel and DC

Aug 18, 2017
So where are we? - poems by Joseph, Lawrence, 1948- author. So where are we? - poems

"A new collection from a poet who gives us new hope for the resourcefulness of humanity, and of poetry (John Ashbery) So where are we? Lawrence Joseph asks in the title poem of his powerful and moving sixth book. Beginning where his acclaimed collection Into It left off, amidst the worldwide violence unleashed by the World Trade Center terrorist attacks, Joseph's poems--global and historic in scope--boldly encounter the imaginative challenges of our time, issues of political economy and labor an

Aug 19, 2017
Social media- a reference handbook by Burns, Kelli S. Social media- a reference handbook

Aug 18, 2017
Soonish - emerging technologies that'll improve and/or ruin everything by Weinersmith, Kelly, author. Soonish - emerging technologies that'll improve and/or ruin everything

Aug 18, 2017
Stark mad abolitionists - Lawrence, Kansas, and the battle over slavery in the Civil War era by Sutton, Robert Kent, author. Stark mad abolitionists - Lawrence, Kansas, and the battle over slavery in the Civil War era

Aug 19, 2017
Strange beauty - a portrait of my son by Factor, Eliza, author. Strange beauty - a portrait of my son

"A unique and hopeful story of how one woman and her family were transformed by her child's multiple disabilities and inability to talk and how she, in turn, transformed a community. This intimate,no-holds barredmemoir shares one family's experiences with a child who is both autistic and physically disabled. It is a story of infectious laughter, blood on the floor, intense physical conflict, and of two little girls growing up in the shadow of their charming and fitful brother. And it is the stor

Aug 19, 2017
Stress-proof - the scientific solution to protect your brain and body--and be more resilient every day by Storoni, Mithu, author. Stress-proof - the scientific solution to protect your brain and body--and be more resilient every day

"Discover simple, science-based strategies for beating stress at its own game When's the best time to exercise - and how much is too much? Which foods fortify the brain, and which do the opposite? How can we use music, movement, and motivation to boost our rational brain and keep our cool no matter what life throws our way? Short bursts of stress are an inevitable part of modern life. But how much is too much? Research is uncovering the delicate balance that can turn a brief stressful epi

Aug 18, 2017
Sweet & Simple Needle Felted Animals - A Step-by-Step Visual Guide by Susa, Sachiko Sweet & Simple Needle Felted Animals - A Step-by-Step Visual Guide

Aug 18, 2017
Swimming with elephants - my unexpected pilgrimage from physician to healer by Seidelmann, Sarah Bamford, author. Swimming with elephants - my unexpected pilgrimage from physician to healer

Aug 18, 2017
The 3D body revolution - the ultimate workout + nutrition blueprint to get healthy and lean by Driver, Donald, 1975- author. The 3D body revolution - the ultimate workout + nutrition blueprint to get healthy and lean

"Featuring 25 recipes and 36 exercises illustrated with clear step-by-step photos, The 3D Body Revolution shares the secrets of the world's most elite athletes for getting super strong, super lean, super fast"--

Aug 18, 2017
The 80/20 principle and 92 other powerful laws of nature by Koch, Richard, 1950- author. The 80/20 principle and 92 other powerful laws of nature

Aug 18, 2017
The Accidental Dictionary - The Remarkable Twists and Turns of English Words by Jones, Paul Anthony The Accidental Dictionary - The Remarkable Twists and Turns of English Words

Aug 18, 2017
The acoustic guitar repair detective - case studies of steel-string guitar diagnoses and repairs - also nylon-string guitars and ukuleles! by Neri, Paul, author. The acoustic guitar repair detective - case studies of steel-string guitar diagnoses and repairs - also nylon-string guitars and ukuleles!

Learn to diagnose common problems relating to the adjustment, upkeep, and repair of your acoustic guitar, as well as nylon-string guitars and ukuleles. Topics include:humidity, cracks, braces, bridge plates, frets, guitar action, intonation, neck angle, tuning machines, strings, strap buttons, end pins, buying a used guitar, cleaning & polishing, pickups, and much more.

Aug 19, 2017
The American dream - pop to the present by The American dream - pop to the present

Aug 19, 2017
The art of fear - why conquering fear won't work and what to do instead by Ulmer, Kristen, author. The art of fear - why conquering fear won't work and what to do instead

A revolutionary guide to acknowledging fear and developing the tools we need to build a healthy relationship with this confusing emotion—and use it as a positive force in our lives. We all feel fear. Yet we are often taught to ignore it, overcome it, push past it. But to what benefit? This is the essential question that guides Kristen Ulmer’s remarkable exploration of our most misunderstood emotion in The Art of Fear. Once recognized as the best extreme skier in the world (an honor she held for

Aug 19, 2017
The art of football - the early game in the golden age of illustration by Oriard, Michael, 1948- author. The art of football - the early game in the golden age of illustration

Aug 18, 2017

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