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Power plates - 100 nutritionally balanced, one-dish vegan meals by Hamshaw, Gena, author. Power plates - 100 nutritionally balanced, one-dish vegan meals

Jan 19, 2018
Norwich - one tiny Vermont town's secret to happiness and excellence by Crouse, Karen. Norwich - one tiny Vermont town's secret to happiness and excellence

"The extraordinary story of the small Vermont town that has likely produced more Olympians per capita than any other place in the country--and whose citizens provide a model for achieving excellence while leading a well-rounded life. Norwich, a charming Vermont town of roughly three thousand residents, has sent an athlete to almost every Winter Olympics for the past thirty years--and three times that athlete has returned with a medal. How does Norwich do it? To answer this question, New York Tim

Jan 19, 2018
Lost connections - uncovering the real causes of depression-- and the unexpected solutions by Hari, Johann, author. Lost connections - uncovering the real causes of depression-- and the unexpected solutions

"Across the world, Hari found social scientists who were uncovering evidence that depression and anxiety are not caused by a chemical imbalance in our brains. In fact, they [believe they] are largely caused by key problems with the way we live today. Hari's journey took him from a ... series of experiments in Baltimore, to an Amish community in Indiana, to an uprising in Berlin. Once he had uncovered [what he argues are] nine real causes of depression and anxiety, they led him to scientists who

Jan 19, 2018
Legacy of the Yosemite mafia - the ranger image and noble cause corruption in the National Park Service by Berkowitz, Paul (Paul D.), author. Legacy of the Yosemite mafia - the ranger image and noble cause corruption in the National Park Service

"Calling upon his unique experiences as a criminal investigator in the National Park Service (NPS), Berkowitz proves how an over-emphasis on image (the 'ranger image') has led to an NPS culture that accepts misconduct. Citing verified news accounts, internal agency documents, and personal notes, this dramatic case study challenges conventional wisdom and official accounts of agency history. Agency culture set in motion nearly a half-century ago, beginning with a group of employees known as the Y

Jan 19, 2018
Kovels' antiques & collectibles price guide 2018 by Kovel, Terry H., author. Kovels' antiques & collectibles price guide 2018

"The Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The Kovels are still the most trusted source for both the casual and the expert collector: with 20,000 actual prices (never estimates) and 2,500 full-color pictures of recently offered antiques and collectors' items, the Kovels' price guide is the most thorough, colorful, and complete antique guide available."--Page 4 of cover.

Jan 19, 2018
Jumpstarting the Arduino 101 - interacting with a computer that learns by Shi, Yining, author. Jumpstarting the Arduino 101 - interacting with a computer that learns

"Arduino 101 houses an Intel Curie module which offers a better performance at a lower power footprint. The module has two 32-bit MCUs - an x86 Intel Quark processor and an ARC EM4 processor along with 384kB flash memory and 80kB SRAM. These onboard MCUs combine a variety of new technologies including wireless communication via Bluetooth Low Energy, 6 axis motion sensor with an accelerometer, and a gyroscope. With this book, you will: *Explore neural net pattern matching, *Have the Arduino learn

Jan 19, 2018
Jo's little favorites II - a classic collection of 15 small quilts by Morton, Mary Jo Gress, 1944- author. Jo's little favorites II - a classic collection of 15 small quilts

Popular author, Moda Fabrics designer, and small-quilt expert Jo Morton returns with another collection of favorite patterns that you'll be delighted to stitch. Whether you have a handpicked collection of reproduction fabrics just waiting to shine or want to discover new favorites, you'll love sewing and displaying each pretty little patchwork gem! Decorate your home with little quilts--artfully styled photos will inspire you. Improve your accuracy with Jo's tips for precise patchwork sewing. He

Jan 19, 2018
Jo's little favorites - timeless quilts from scraps and fat quarters by Morton, Mary Jo Gress, 1944- author. Jo's little favorites - timeless quilts from scraps and fat quarters

"Easy to start, even easier to complete! Top-selling designer of reproduction fabric Jo Morton makes creating small quilts almost effortless with expert techniques for accurate piecing and helpful tips on choosing and using fabric. Discover how to display small quilts in your home with Jo's advice for incorporating quilts into your personal decorating scheme. What will you do with all the little quilts you'll make?"--

Jan 19, 2018
Jackie Robinson - an integrated life by Schutz, J. Christopher, author. Jackie Robinson - an integrated life

Jackie Robinson's story is not only a compelling drama of heroism, but also as a template of the African American freedom struggle. A towering athletic talent, Robinson's greater impact was on preparing the way for the civil rights reform wave following WWII. But Robinson's story has always been far more complex than the public perception has allowed. Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey famously told the young Robinson that he was "looking for a ballplayer with guts enough not to fight back

Jan 19, 2018
iPhone - the missing manual by Pogue, David, 1963- author. iPhone - the missing manual

iOS 11 for the iPhone includes a host of exciting new features, including a revamped Control Center and all-new powers for some of your favorite apps—Siri, AirPlay 2, Maps, Photos, and Maps. You can even send payment via iMessages and type with one hand! And the best way to learn all of these features is with iPhone: The Missing Manual—a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone master. This easy-to-use book will help you

Jan 19, 2018
An insider's guide to orthopedic surgery - a physical therapist shares the keys to a better recovery by Kaufmann, Elizabeth, 1954- author. An insider's guide to orthopedic surgery - a physical therapist shares the keys to a better recovery

Nearly two million Americans undergo elective orthopedic surgery each year. As a physical therapist who has spent more than seventeen years helping patients through recovery, author Elizabeth Kaufmann discusses the things that your surgeon usually doesn't cover: preparing your home upon return, understanding your hospital stay, getting the best care from the therapists, and dealing with pain throughout the healing process. You'll also learn the difference between a physical therapist and an occu

Jan 19, 2018
Indiana's "bison-tennial- project - a celebration of Hoosier history, artistry and creativity by Indiana's "bison-tennial- project - a celebration of Hoosier history, artistry and creativity

Jan 19, 2018
In Patagonia by Chatwin, Bruce, 1940-1989. In Patagonia

Jan 19, 2018
Happiness is a choice you make - lessons from a year among the oldest old by Leland, John, 1959- author. Happiness is a choice you make - lessons from a year among the oldest old

A "look at what it means to grow old and a ... guide to well-being, [this book] weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the 'oldest old'--those eighty-five and up"--Dust jacket flap.

Jan 19, 2018
A gift from darkness - how I escaped with my daughter from Boko Haram by Ibrahim, Patience, author. A gift from darkness - how I escaped with my daughter from Boko Haram

When Patience Ibrahim was nineteen, her first husband was murdered by Boko Haram. She fled to the safety of her village and remarried several months later. Having prayed for a child for years, Patience is overjoyed to discover she is pregnant. Soon after, Boko Haram soldiers are at her door. Violently abducted and forced to convert to Islam, she lives in constant terror of what her kidnappers will do. She is alone in the world and fears her life is over. For two months, Patience hides her pregna

Jan 19, 2018
Don't live for your obituary - advice, commentary and personal observations on writing, 2008-2017 by Scalzi, John, 1969- author. Don't live for your obituary - advice, commentary and personal observations on writing, 2008-2017

Between 2008 and 2017, author John Scalzi wrote fifteen books, became a New York Times bestselling author, and won numerous awards, including the Hugo, the Locus and the Governor's Award for the Arts in Ohio. He also had book deals crater, lost more awards than he won, worried about his mortgage and health insurance, flubbed a few deadlines, tried to be a decent parent and husband, and got into some arguments on the Internet, because, after all, that's what the Internet is for. Scalzi wrote abou

Jan 19, 2018
The dental diet - the surprising link between your teeth, real food, and life-changing natural health by Lin, Steven, 1984- author. The dental diet - the surprising link between your teeth, real food, and life-changing natural health

"Dr. Steven Lin, an experienced dentist and the world's first dental nutritionist, shares the food-based health principles he has developed over the course of his career to ensure you have a healthy mouth and body for the rest of your life. Merging dental and nutritional science, Dr. Lin lays out the dietary program that not only prevents both dental fillings and cholesterol medications but gives readers the resources to raise kids who develop naturally straight teeth. From analyzing our ancestr

Jan 19, 2018
The deepest well - healing the long-term effects of childhood adversity by Burke Harris, Nadine. The deepest well - healing the long-term effects of childhood adversity

A pioneering physician reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle. For anyone who has faced a difficult childhood, or who cares about the millions of children who do, the innovative and acclaimed health interventions outlined in this book will represent vitally important hope for change. Print run 75,000.

Jan 19, 2018
Decorate this, not that! - big design in tiny spaces by Lee, Janet (Interior designer), author. Decorate this, not that! - big design in tiny spaces

A former Oprah Show producer, Lee has all the tips necessary to create an exceptional environment on a budget of time, space, and finance. She also knows how not to lose control of achieving the perfect small-space environment, and steers readers clear of these pitfalls. Assuming that small spaces will be either vertically or horizontally challenged, Lee has an abundance of plans for how to maximize space, storage, time and budget for every room. Decorate This, Not That! decodes small-space deco

Jan 19, 2018
Cowgirl power - how to kick ass in business and life by Gaddis, Gay, author. Cowgirl power - how to kick ass in business and life

Jan 19, 2018

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