by Levine, Joshua, 940.5421 LEVINE

Dunkirk : the History Behind the Major Motion Picture

The Battle of Dunkirk, in May/June 1940, is remembered as a stunning defeat, yet a major victory as well. The Nazis had beaten back the Allies and pushed them across France to the northern port of Dunkirk. In the ultimate race against time, more than 300,000 Allied soldiers were daringly evacuated across the Channel. T…

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by Rubin, Gretchen 155.264 RUBIN

The Four Tendencies : the Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to

"In this groundbreaking analysis of personality type, bestselling author of Better Than Before and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin reveals the one simple question that will transform what you do at home, at work, and in life. During her multibook investigation into understand human nature, Gretchen Rubin realized …

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by Williams, Joan, 305.562 WILLIAM

White Working Class : Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America

"Around the world, populist movements are gaining traction among the white working class. Meanwhile, the professional elite--journalists, managers, and establishment politicians--is on the outside looking in, and left to argue over the reasons why. In White Working Class, Joan C. Williams, described as "something appro…

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by Meadows, Susannah, 610.1 MEADOWS

The Other Side of Impossible : Ordinary People Who Faced Daunting Medical Challe

"THE OTHER SIDE OF IMPOSSIBLE is about people facing difficult medical conditions who, driven by love, desperation and astonishing perseverance and inventiveness, take unusual steps to combat autoimmune arthritis, autism, intractable epilepsy, severe foodallergies, ADHD, and including a woman with MS who, partly throug…

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Remembering Diana : a Life in Photographs

"For the millions who adored the People's Princess, this lavish book celebrates Diana Spencer's life in pictures. Page after page of inside photos from the legendary National Geographic archives document the royal's most memorable moments in the spotlight; a luminous, personal remembrance by Diana friend and biographer…

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by Bac, F. Sehnaz 745.723 BAC

Art on the Rocks : More Than 35 Colorful & Contemporary Rock Painting Projects,

Turn plain rocks and stones into beautiful works of art. Packed with creative ideas, step-by-step projects, and endless inspiration, Art on the Rocks offers a colorful, modern approach to rock painting. Following an overview of how to gather and prepare your rocks, as well as a basic review of the tools and materials n…

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by Newman, Judith B NEWMAN NEWMAN

To Siri with Love : a Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines

A full-length version of the viral "New York Times" op-ed column of the same name shares stories about the author's life with her autistic son, whose therapeutic use of Apple's electronic personal assistant became an unusual example of the power of technology.…

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by Coughlin, Paul T. 248.842 COUGHLI

No More Christian Nice Guy : when Being Nice--instead of Good--hurts Men, Women,

"Christian nice guys believe in a 'gentle Jesus meek and mild.' Coughlin sets the record straight: a complete man who can be both gentle and bold is Jesus"--…

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by Howell, Christopher 811.54 HOWELL

Love's Last Number : Poems

"From celebrated poet Christopher Howell, Love's Last Number is a series of musings on time's arrow: on both the relentless march that divides each moment into past, present, and future - before and after - and the ultimately porous and recursive nature of time itself. A soldier remembers limes and curious children in …

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by Williams, Joan, 305.562 WILLIAM

White Working Class : Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America

Around the world, populist movements are gaining traction among the white working class. Meanwhile, the professional elite--journalists, managers, and establishment politicians--is on the outside looking in, and left to argue over the reasons why. In White Working Class, Joan C. Williams, described as "something approa…

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Beyond the Plate : Top Food Blogs from Around the World

Bringing together 30 of the best food blogs from around the world, this fun, colorful cookbook is filled with delicious recipes and the stories behind the blogs. Foodies, home cooks, and amateur chefs are increasingly turning to the Internet for recipes, food trends, and other culinary information. Featuring 30 diverse…

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by Wrigley, Robert, 811.54 WRIGLEY

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"A powerful new collection from an acclaimed, award-winning poet With nine previously published collections of poetry, Robert Wrigley has become one of his generation's most accomplished poets, renowned for his irony, power, and lucid style and for his ability to fuse narrative and lyrical impulses. Wrigley's tenth col…

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by Meadows, Susannah, 610.1 MEADOWS

The Other Side of Impossible : Ordinary People Who Faced Daunting Medical Challe

"True stories about people who triumphed over seemingly impossible medical diagnoses using untraditional, inventive therapies and perseverance--and about what scientists are discovering on the psychology of healing and the mind-body connection--from theauthor of theNew York TimesMagazinearticle about her own son, "The …

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by Merchant, Brian 004.1675 MERCHAN

The One Device : the Secret History of the Iphone

Describes how the inception of the iPhone has transformed society and skyrocketed Apple to the most valuable company in the world, detailing how the most current technological advances have become inseparable to everyday life.…

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by Petersen, Anne Helen 305.4097 PETERSE

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud : the Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

A popular BuzzFeed columnist examines the phenomenon of popular provocative womanhood to discuss the rise of such counterculture stars as Amy Schumer, Nicki Minaj, and Caitlyn Jenner, exploring why they are popular in spite of negative behaviors.…

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by Peterson, Liza Jessie, 365.666 PETERSO

All Day : a Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Islan

"ALL DAY is a behind-the-bars, personal glimpse into the issue of mass incarceration via an unpredictable, insightful and ultimately hopeful reflection on teaching teens while they await sentencing. Told with equal parts raw honesty and unbridled compassion, ALL DAY recounts a year in Liza Jessie Peterson's classroom a…

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by Connealy, Leigh Erin. 616.994 CONNEAL

The Cancer Revolution : a Groundbreaking Program to Rerverse and Prevent Cancer

"Though the medical community has been focused on eliminating cancer for more than 40 years, we are no closer to finding a cure. Death rates have remained the same since 1970--and one in two men and one in three women alive today will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. However, there is hope: new strategies a…

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by Cobbs Hoffman, Elizabeth 940.4173 COBBS

The Hello Girls : America's First Women Soldiers

"In World War I, telephones linked commanding generals with soldiers in muddy trenches. A woman in uniform connected almost every one of their calls, speeding the orders that won the war. Like other soldiers, the "Hello Girls" swore the Army oath and stayed for the duration. A few were graduates of elite colleges. Most…

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by Ross, David, B ROSS ROSS

Teammate : My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

In 2016, the Cubs ended a 108-year curse, winning the World Series in a history-making, seven-game series against the Cleveland Indians. One of the many storylines to Chicago's fairytale season was the late-career renaissance of David Ross, the 39-year-old catcher who had played back-up for 13 of his 15 pro seasons. Be…

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by Branstetter, Heather NW 306.74 BRANSTE

Selling Sex in the Silver Valley : a Business Doing Pleasure

"Once the largest silver producer in the world, Wallace became notorious for labor uprisings, hard drinking, gambling and prostitution. As late as 1991, illegal brothels openly flourished because locals believed that sex work prevented rape and bolstered the economy, so long as it was regulated and confined to a partic…

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by Leonard, Dion B LEONARD LEONARD

Finding Gobi : a Little Dog with a Very Big Heart

While racing through the Gobi Desert in China and Mongolia, the author, a seasoned ultramarathoner, encounters a stray dog who, keeping pace with him for nearly 80 miles, gives him a new perspective on life, causing him to fight to bring her home with him with the help of strangers and a viral outpouring of assistance …

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by Pigliucci, Massimo, 188 PIGLIUC

How to Be a Stoic : Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life

An engaging guide to how Stoicism--the ancient philosophy of Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius--can provide lessons for living in the modern world. Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. No goal is more elusive. In How to Be a Stoic, philo…

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by Watts, J. C. 248.4 WATTS

Dig Deep : 7 Truths to Finding the Strength Within

Watts learned about hard work, integrity, and grit from his parents. But the most precious gift they gave him was his faith in God. Now he shares the secrets to digging deep-- going beyond the "blame game" to find your inner reservoirs of inspiration, character, strength, and motivation.…

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by Whaite, John 641.5 WHAITE

Perfect Plates in 5 Ingredients

"100 stunning yet simple recipes from the winner of The great British baking show"--Cover.…

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by Edberg, Pia 158.1 EDBERG

The Cozy Life : Rediscover the Joy of the Simple Things Through the Danish Conce

In today's world, we're constantly rushing from one thing to the next and are struggling with information overload. We're more disconnected from ourselves and our loved ones than ever before. The Cozy Life will inspire you to slow down and enjoy life's cozy moments, to rediscover the joy of the simple things. Learn abo…

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by Chocano, Carina 305.42 CHOCANO

You Play the Girl : on Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, and Other

"Who is "the girl"? Look to movies, TV shows, magazines, and ads and the message is both clear and not: she is a sexed-up sidekick, a princess waiting to be saved, a morally infallible angel with no opinions of her own. She's whatever the hero needs her to be in order to become himself. She's an abstraction, an ideal, …

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by Ryan, Liz 650.14 RYAN

Reinvention Roadmap : Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Des

The traditional job-search approaches just don't work anymore, and the days of trusting your career to your employer are long over. The new-millennium workplace requires all of us to re-write the rules and start treating our careers like we're running a business-- that means understanding the market for our talents, kn…

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by Ross, David, B ROSS ROSS

Teammate : My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages

Discusses the author's life and career, including his role as "Grandpa Rossy" on the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship-winning team.…

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by Brennan, Thomas J. 958.1047 BRENNAN

Shooting Ghosts : a U.s. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back F

"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 pho…

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by Bolling, Eric 320.973 BOLLING

The Swamp : Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can

The cohost of Fox News' "The Five" chronicles various stories of political scandal in Washington, DC, and ends by offering recommendations on how President Trump can rid America's capital of political corruption.…

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by Kline, Christopher 595.789 KLINE

Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants : How to Attract and Identify Butterflies

Butterfly expert Christopher Kline provides an easy-to-read introduction and how-to guide covering butterfly gardening basics, garden designs, common butterflies in the garden, native nectar, guide to host plants, and sources for native plants. Included are over 150 color photographs as well as several detailed illustr…

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by Baker, Lisa-Jo 241.6762 BAKER

Never Unfriended : the Secret to Finding and Keeping Lasting Friendships

Never Unfriended, is a step-by-step guide to friendships you can trust, with personal stories and practical tips to help you make the friends, and to be the friend that lasts.…

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by Butler, Paul, 363.2308 BUTLER

Chokehold : Policing Black Men

"Cops, politicians, and ordinary people are afraid of black men. The result is the Chokehold: laws and practices that treat every African American man like a thug. In this explosive new book, an African American former federal prosecutor shows that the system is working exactly the way it's supposed to. Black men are a…

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by Golinkoff, Roberta M. 155.4131 GOLINKO

Becoming Brilliant : What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children

While the U.S. economy becomes ever more information-driven, our system of education seems stuck on the idea that "content is king," neglecting other skills that 21st century citizens sorely need. Golinkoff and Hirsh-Pasek introduce the "6 Cs": collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovati…

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by Good, Phyllis Pellman, 641.5884 GOOD

Stock the Crock : 100 Slow-cooker Recipes, 200 Variations for Every Appetite

Stock the Crock brings together the expertise of America's most popular slow-cooker authority with a fresh collection of 100 essential, innovative, and easy-to-prepare recipes-each with variations allowing readers to customize the dish according to their dietary needs. You'll find beloved classics, as well as dishes yo…

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by Martin, James, 282.0866 MARTIN

Building a Bridge : How the Catholic Church and the Lgbt Community Can Enter Int

The New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything and Jesus: A Pilgrimage turns his attention to the relationship between LGBT Catholics and the Church in this loving, inclusive, and revolutionary book. On the day after the Orlando nightclub shooting, James Martin S.J. posted a video on F…

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by Kassabova, Kapka 949.903 KASSABO

Border : a Journey to the Edge of Europe

"In this extraordinary work of narrative reportage, Kapka Kassabova returns to Bulgaria, from where she emigrated as a girl twenty-five years previously, to explore the border it shares with Turkey and Greece. When she was a child, the border zone was rumored to be an easier crossing point into the West than the Berlin…

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by Stovel, Edith, 641.6562 STOVEL

The Pumpkin Cookbook : 139 Recipes Celebrating the Versatility of Pumpkin and Ot

Pumpkin is a versatile and healthy option for every meal of the day. DeeDee Stovel's creative recipes highlight the preparation techniques and many forms - including raw, roasted, canned, and steamed.…

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by Rubin, Gretchen 155.264 RUBIN

The Four Tendencies : the Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to

"Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin (The Happiness Project; Better Than Before) reveals the surprising truth about the four hidden personality types that drive everything we do. Learn how to understand yourself better--and also how to influence others more effectively"--…

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by Pennington, Amy, 641.83 PENNING

Salad Days : Boost Your Health and Happiness with 75 Simple, Satisfying Recipes

"Simple, nutritious, and tasty, salads have moved from a simple side dish to main meals as people move towards healthier foods. Salad Days is organized according to how and when we eat--featuring grain bowls, fast and fresh salads, winter salads, noodle salads, fruit salads, cooling salads, and salads for a crowd--maki…

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The Art of the White Shirt : over 30 Ways to Wear a White T-shirt, Blouse or Shi

"Stylish and sexy, simple yet chic: no wardrobe is complete without the classic white shirt. In The Art of the White Shirt, you'll find inspiration from over 30 inventive looks for white T-shirts, blouses, crisp button-downs, crop tops and more. Featuring profiles on legendary white shirt icons such as Katharine Hepbur…

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by Connealy, Leigh Erin. 616.994 CONNEAL

The Cancer Revolution : a Groundbreaking Program to Rerverse and Prevent Cancer

"Discover some of the newest cancer treatments available today-and a plan for prevention and healing At the Cancer Center for Healing, Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy offers her groundbreaking integrative approach to both treating and preventing cancer. Now, inThe Cancer Revolution, Dr. Connealy shares her program, offering th…

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by Leonard, Dion B LEONARD LEONARD

Finding Gobi : a Little Dog with a Very Big Heart

Leonard, a seasoned ultramarathoner, encountered a stray dog while he was racing through the Gobi Desert in China and Mongolia. The dog kept pace with him for nearly 80 miles. Taking care of the dog gave Leonard a new perspective on life. He named the dog Gobi, and fought to bring her home with him with the help of str…

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by Wear, Michael R., 973.932 WEAR

Reclaiming Hope : Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of F

The former Obama administration "ambassador to America's believers" gives an inside account of living with faith in the White House and argues that Christians have a responsibility to be a hopeful and faithful presence in public life. As a young Christian in his early twenties, Michael Wear found himself deep inside th…

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by Anderson, Gillian, 158.1082 ANDERSO

We : a Manifesto for Women Everywhere

Inspires women to use practical, psychological, and spiritual tools to create a more fulfilling way of life and to attain happiness and freedom from the have-it-all superwoman culture.…

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by Collins, Mary, B COLLINS COLLINS

At the Broken Places : a Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces

"In this collaborative memoir, a parent and a transgender son recount wrestling with their differences as Donald Collins undertook medical-treatment options to better align his body with his gender identity. As a parent, Mary Collins didn't agree with her trans son's decision to physically alter his body, although she …

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by Logsdon, Gene 338.1097 LOGSDON

Letter to a Young Farmer : How to Live Richly Without Wealth on the New Garden F

In his final book of essays - completed just weeks before he died - self-described "contrary farmer" Gene Logsdon addresses the next generation of small-scale "garden farmers" seeking a better way of life.--COVER.…

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by Davis, Harold, 778.3 DAVIS

The Photographer's Black & White Handbook : Making and Processing Stunning Digit

This book provides "inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow to take you from black and white pre-visualization through capture and post-production"--Cover flap.…

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by Westad, Odd Arne 909.825 WESTAD

The Cold War : a World History

"We tend to think of the Cold War as a bounded conflict: a clash of two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, born out of the ashes of World War II and coming to a dramatic end with the collapse of the Soviet Union. But in this major new work, Bancroft Prize-winning scholar Odd Arne Westad argues that th…

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by Rediker, Marcus B LAY REDIKER

The Fearless Benjamin Lay : the Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary

"The little-known story of an eighteenth-century Quaker dwarf who fiercely attacked slavery and imagined a new, more humane way of life. The Fearless Benjamin Lay chronicles the transatlantic life and times of a singular and astonishing man--a Quaker dwarf who became one of the first ever to demand the total, unconditi…

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by Whitman, John, 635.987 WHITMAN

Fresh from the Garden : an Organic Guide to Growing Vegetables, Berries, and Her

"Fresh is simply best. To get the tastiest, most nutritious produce, you have to grow your own, and in a cold climate this presents unique challenges. Fresh from the Garden will help you extend the growing season to produce the best vegetables, berries, and herbs, right in your own backyard. The guide includes more tha…

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by Didion, Joan 818.54 DIDION

South and West : from a Notebook

Two excerpts from never-before-seen notebooks offer insights into the author's literary mind and process and includes notes on her Sacramento upbringing, her life in the Gulf states, her views on prominent locals and her experiences during a formative "Rolling Stone" assignment.…

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by Evans, Vyvyan, 302.2223 EVANS

The Emoji Code : the Linguistics Behind Smiley Faces and Scaredy Cats

"Charts the evolutionary origins of language, the social and cultural factors that govern its use, change, and development; as well as what it reveals about the human mind. In most communication, nonverbal cues are our emotional expression, signal our personality, and are our attitude toward our addressee. They provide…

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by Gage, Tyler. 650.1 GAGE

Fully Alive : Using the Lessons of the Amazon to Live Your Mission in Business a

"In the spirit of Adam Braun's The Promise of a Pencil and Blake Mycoskie's Start Something That Matters, Fully Alive tells the story of an astoundingly successful young entrepreneur's immersion in Amazonian indigenous spirituality and how he integrated the lessons he learned to build a successful, socially responsible…

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by Ward, Geoffrey C. 959.7043 WARD

The Vietnam War : an Intimate History

"A comprehensive look at the Vietnam War"--…

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by Flake, Jeff, 320.5209 FLAKE

Conscience of a Conservative : a Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return

Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party.…

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by Larsen, Stephanie S. 131 LARSEN

Discover Your Master Chakra : Reveal the Source of Your Spiritual Gifts

"You were born on a ray of light, born into a life purpose that lets you manage one chakra more than the rest, to create a dominant vibration within and without yourself. That is your master chakra, and it defines who you are and how you interact with others. Discover Your Master Chakra guides you in using your main ch…

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by Wahls, Terry L. 641.5637 WAHLS

The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life : the Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Tre

"The cookbook companion to the groundbreaking The Wahls Protocol, featuring delicious, nutritionally dense recipes tailored to each level of the Wahls Paleo Diet. The Wahls Protocol has become a sensation, transforming the lives of people who suffer fromautoimmune disorders. Now, in her highly anticipated follow-up, Dr…

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by Louche, Dan. 690.837 LOUCHE

Tiny House Design & Construction Guide : Your Guide to Building a Mortgage Free,

"I began building tiny houses back in 2009 when I built one for my mom. The house she was living in was starting to fall apart and become unlivable, so I knew I had to find her alternative housing. After researching various options I discovered the tiny house movement and realized that it was the perfect solution for h…

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by Hood, Ann, B HOOD HOOD

Morningstar : Growing Up with Books

Reveals the personal stories behind the author's written works, describing her early years in a Rhode Island mill town and the books that shaped her love of literature, her political views, and her travel ambitions.…

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by Didion, Joan 818.54 DIDION

South and West : from a Notebook

"Joan Didion has always kept notebooks of overheard dialogue, observations, interviews, drafts of essays, and copies of articles. "Notes on the South" traces a road trip she took with her husband John Gregory Dunne, in June 1970, through Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Her acute observations about the small towns …

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by Izzard, Eddie B IZZARD IZZARD

Believe Me : a Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens

"Critically acclaimed, award-winning British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard details his childhood, his first performances on the streets of London, his ascent to worldwide success on stage and screen, and his comedy shows which have won over audiences around the world"--…

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by Hesse, Monica 364.1642 HESSE

American Fire : Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

"The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn't stop for months. Night after night, the people of Accomack County waited to see which building would burn down next, regarding each other at first with compassion, and later suspicion. Vigilante groups sprang up, patrolling the rural Virginia coast with cameras…

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Think Skinny, Feel Fit : 7 Steps to Transform Your Emotional Weight and Have an

"Alejandro Chaban, creator of the Yes You Can! diet plan, shares his seven essential steps for shedding emotional weight in this deeply personal and inspirational account of how he mastered his thoughts to heal his soul. Before Alejandro Chaban became ahealth and wellness icon and one of the most trusted Hispanic celeb…

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by Esolen, Anthony M., 306.0973 ESOLEN

Out of the Ashes : Rebuilding American Culture

"Blunt and prophetic, [the author] makes the case that the decay of Western civilization is alarmingly advanced. Our sickly, sub-pagan state resembles a bombed-out city. We have to assess the damage, but merely lamenting it does no good. There is work to be done."--Jacket flap.…

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by Hansen, Suzy, B HANSEN HANSEN

Notes on a Foreign Country : an American Abroad in a Post-american World

"A revelatory reflection on America's role in the world from the perspective of a young woman who has been living in Istanbul for the past six years"--…

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