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The new soul food cookbook for people with diabetes by Gaines, Fabiola, 1952- author. The new soul food cookbook for people with diabetes

Looking for healthy versions of your favorite soul food dishes? Gaines and Weaver deliver flavor-packed recipes that are perfect for any occasion-- and care accompanied by information on meal planning, healthy cooking, and living well with diabetes. They show that eating healthy doesn't have to mean sacrificing the comfort foods and classic family favorites you love! -- adapted from back cover

Nov 16, 2018
Risen from the ashes - the history of the West Baden Springs Hotel by O'Brian, Patrick J. Risen from the ashes - the history of the West Baden Springs Hotel

Nov 16, 2018
A forever family - fostering change one child at a time by Scheer, Rob, author. A forever family - fostering change one child at a time

"In the tradition of The Promise of a Pencil and Kisses from Katie comes an inspirational memoir by the founder of Comfort Cases about his turbulent childhood in the foster care system and the countless obstacles and discrimination he endured in adopting his four children"--

Nov 16, 2018
Feel better fast and make it last - unlock your brain's healing potential to overcome negativity, anxiety, anger, stress, and trauma by Amen, Daniel G., author. Feel better fast and make it last - unlock your brain's healing potential to overcome negativity, anxiety, anger, stress, and trauma

"We've all felt anxious, sad, traumatized, grief-stricken, stressed, angry, or hopeless at some point in life. It's perfectly normal to go through emotional crises or have periods when you feel panicked or out of sorts. It is how you respond to these challenges that will make all the difference in how you feel--not just immediately, but also in the long run. Unfortunately, many people turn to self-medicating behaviors, such as overeating, drugs, alcohol, risky sexual behavior, anger, or wasting

Nov 16, 2018
An almost perfect Christmas by Stibbe, Nina, author. An almost perfect Christmas

"My mother is not a foodie. But for as long as I can remember, once a year, she becomes possessed of a profound and desperate need to serve up a perfect roast turkey. Faced with a walk into the village though, she might think 'oh, f*** it' and decide to get a frozen one from Bejams on the 23rd and leave it to defrost in the downstairs toilet for not quite 48 hours." From perennially dry turkeys to Christmas pudding fires, from the round robin code of conduct to the risks and rewards of re-giftin

Nov 16, 2018
Down girl - the logic of misogyny by Manne, Kate, author. Down girl - the logic of misogyny

"Down Girl is an exploration of misogyny in public life and politics. Kate Manne argues that misogyny should not be understood primarily in terms of the hatred or hostility some men feel toward all or most women. Rather, it's primarily about controlling, policing, punishing, and exiling the "bad" women who challenge male dominance. And it's compatible with rewarding "the good ones," and singling out other women to serve as warnings to those who are out of order. She applies her powerful theory t

Nov 16, 2018
A little tea book - all the essentials from leaf to cup by Beckwith, Sebastian, author. A little tea book - all the essentials from leaf to cup

"Tea, the most popular beverage in the world after water, has brought nations to war, defined cultures, bankrupted coffers, and toppled kings. And yet in many ways this fragrantly comforting and storied brew remains elusive, even to its devotees. As down-to-earth yet stylishly refined as the drink itself, A Little Tea Book submerges readers into tea, exploring its varieties, subtleties, and pleasures right down to the process of selecting and brewing the perfect cup. From orange pekoe to pu-erh,

Nov 16, 2018
Real life - an installation by Carr, Julie, 1966- author. Real life - an installation

"In a book rich with formal variety and lyric intensity, Carr takes up economic inequality, gendered violence, losses both personal and national, and the crisis of the body within all of these forces. Standing at the crossroads between the real and the supernatural, the actual and the imaginary, Real Life: An Installation is a terrifying book, but one that keeps us close as it moves through the disruptions and eruptions of the real."--

Nov 16, 2018
Heirs of the founders - the epic rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the second generation of American giants by Brands, H. W., author. Heirs of the founders - the epic rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the second generation of American giants

"From ... bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political giants battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and to decide the future of our democracy. In the early 1800s, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress at a moment when the Founding Fathers were beginning to retire to their farms. Daniel Webster of Massachusetts, a champion orator known for his eloquence, spoke for t

Nov 16, 2018
Attucks! - Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city by Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- author. Attucks! - Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city

"By winning the state high school basketball championship in 1955, ten black teens from an Indianapolis school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in Indiana shattered the myth of their inferiority. Their brilliant coach had fashioned an unbeatable team from a group of boys born in the South and raised in poverty. Anchored by the astonishing Oscar Robertson, a future college and NBA star, the Crispus Attucks Tigers went down in history as the first state champions from I

Nov 16, 2018
Lit - a memoir by Karr, Mary, author. Lit - a memoir

The author reveals how, shortly after giving birth to a child she adored, she drank herself into the same numbness that nearly devoured her charismatic but troubled mother, reaching the brink of suicide before a spiritual awakening led her to sobriety.

Nov 16, 2018
Aftermath, Inc.- Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home by Reavill, Gil Aftermath, Inc.- Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home

Nov 16, 2018
Curse of Strahd- A Dungeons & Dragons Sourcebook by Wizards RPG Team Curse of Strahd- A Dungeons & Dragons Sourcebook

Nov 16, 2018
Big data, big dupe - a little book about a big bunch of nonsense by Few, Stephen, author. Big data, big dupe - a little book about a big bunch of nonsense

Nov 16, 2018
Baby's First Year Milestones - Promote & Celebrate Your Baby's Development With Monthly Games & Activities by Hargis, Aubrey/ Hill, David L., M.D. (FRW)/ Tran, Turine (ILT) Baby's First Year Milestones - Promote & Celebrate Your Baby's Development With Monthly Games & Activities

Nov 16, 2018
Decolonizing wealth - indigenous wisdom to heal divides and restore balance by Villanueva, Edgar, author. Decolonizing wealth - indigenous wisdom to heal divides and restore balance

Nov 16, 2018
The Female Gaze - Essential Movies Made by Women by Malone, Alicia The Female Gaze - Essential Movies Made by Women

Nov 16, 2018
The global age-friendly community movement - a critical appraisal by Stafford, Philip B. The global age-friendly community movement - a critical appraisal

Nov 16, 2018
The game console - a photographic history from Atari to Xbox. by Amos, Evan, author. The game console - a photographic history from Atari to Xbox.

"A photographic history of video game consoles and the hardware inside them"--

Nov 16, 2018
Superfuel - ketogenic keys to unlock the secrets of good fats, bad fats, and great health by DiNicolantonio, James, author. Superfuel - ketogenic keys to unlock the secrets of good fats, bad fats, and great health

"Drawing on Dr. DiNicolantonio's firsthand research at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, as well as hundreds of groundbreaking studies from the medical literature, Superfuel will give you the skinny on dietary fats such as coconut oil, butter, cream, olive oil, fish oil, and vegetable oils to show you which fats are beneficial for weight loss and which ones actually cause you to gain weight. You'll also learn which foods you should eat for lifelong health and slimness, and how you should

Nov 16, 2018

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