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The imitation of Christ by The imitation of Christ

Thomas ?Kempis' masterpiece, completed in 1427, shows the way by which the faithful may follow Christ's teachings.

Nov 7, 2018
I hate myselfie - a collection of essays by Dawson, Shane, 1988- author. I hate myselfie - a collection of essays

"Shane Dawson, dubbed "YouTube's comic for the under-30 set" by the New York Times, reveals some of his most embarrassing moments in 20 original, personal essays that are at once hilarious and heartwarming, self-deprecating and, ultimately, inspiring to his audience of more than 12 million channel subscribers"--

Nov 7, 2018
How to tell fate from destiny - and other skillful word distinctions by Elster, Charles Harrington, author. How to tell fate from destiny - and other skillful word distinctions

"If you have trouble distinguishing the verbs imitate and emulate, the relative pronouns that and which, or the adjectives pliant, pliable, and supple, never fear--How to Tell Fate from Destiny is here to help! With more than 500 headwords, the book is replete with advice on how to differentiate commonly confused words and steer clear of verbal trouble"--

Nov 7, 2018
How to read a protest - the art of organizing and resistance by Kauffman, L. A., author. How to read a protest - the art of organizing and resistance

"When millions of people took to the streets for the 2017 women's marches, there was an unmistakable air of uprising, a sense that these marches were launching a movement. But the enduring work that protests do often can't be seen in the moment. It feels powerful to march, but when and how does marching matter? In this original and richly illustrated account, activist and organizer L.A. Kauffman delves into the history of America's major demonstrations, beginning with the legendary 1963 March on

Nov 7, 2018
How to raise a plant and make it love you back by Doane, Morgan, author. How to raise a plant and make it love you back

Aimed at a new generation of indoor gardening enthusiasts, this book is a perfect guide for anyone keen to see their plant offspring thrive. Gaining ground on food and pet photos on social media, plants have found popularity in the small home, and are being proclaimed the new stars of Instagram. This beautiful little book is ideal for the novice 'plant parent', providing tips on how to choose plants, where to place them, and above all how to care for them and keep them thriving. Indoor-plant exp

Nov 7, 2018
The good girl's guide to great sex - (and you thought bad girls have all the fun) by Gregoire, Sheila Wray, 1970- author. The good girl's guide to great sex - (and you thought bad girls have all the fun)

A guide to sex for Christian women provides answers to the intimate and embarrassing questions of both newlywed and veteran wives, and discusses how the emotional and spirtual experiences are just as important as the physical.

Nov 7, 2018
Freedom fighters and hell raisers - a gallery of memorable southerners by Crowther, Hal, author. Freedom fighters and hell raisers - a gallery of memorable southerners

"'I don't have any children, so I've decided to claim all the future freedom-fighters and hell-raisers as my kin,' wrote journalist Molly Ivins. Ivins is one of the biggest hell raisers profiled in this collection of essays by Hal Crowther, but there is plenty of hell-raising and freedom-fighting to go around. Crowther is a writer whose own career is marked by sharp political and social commentary in the pages of national and regional outlets, from Time to the Atlanta Journal Constitution to the

Nov 7, 2018
Excel 2019 bible by Alexander, Michael, 1972- author. Excel 2019 bible

Amazon.com.

Nov 7, 2018
Dirty word - how a sex writer reclaimed her sexuality. by Auteri, Steph, author. Dirty word - how a sex writer reclaimed her sexuality.

Amazon.com.

Nov 7, 2018
Destination art - 500 artworks worth the trip. by Destination art - 500 artworks worth the trip.

Nov 7, 2018
The delightful horror of family birding - sharing nature with the next generation by Knapp, Eli, author. The delightful horror of family birding - sharing nature with the next generation

"Eli Knapp takes readers from a leaky dugout canoe in Tanzania and the mating grounds of Ecuador's cock-of-the-rock to a juniper titmouse's perch at the Grand Canyon and the migration of hooded mergansers in a New York swamp, exploring life's deepest questions all along the way. In this collection of essays, Knapp intentionally flies away from the flock, reveling in insights gleaned from birds, his students, and the wide-eyed wonder his children's experience. The Delightful Horror of Family Bird

Nov 7, 2018
Charlie Company's journey home - the boys of '67 and the war they left behind by Wiest, Andrew A., author. Charlie Company's journey home - the boys of '67 and the war they left behind

Publisher's description.

Nov 7, 2018
The bullying breakthrough - real help for parents and teachers of the bullied, bystanders, and bullies by McKee, Jonathan R. (Jonathan Ray), 1970- author. The bullying breakthrough - real help for parents and teachers of the bullied, bystanders, and bullies

McKee shares his own story and offers a glimpse into the rapidly changing world of bullies, bystanders, and the bullied while providing helpful ways to connect with these kids, open doors of dialogue, and give them the encouragement they need and the validation they're searching for.

Nov 7, 2018
The bucket list wild - 1000 adventures big and small - animals, birds, fish, nature by Stathers, Kath, author. The bucket list wild - 1000 adventures big and small - animals, birds, fish, nature

Brief (some as short as one sentence) introductions to the unique wildlife, landscapes and oceans that nature lovers should seek out. The handbook is designed to inspire you to do some of the natural world encounters that you've always wanted to do, but never thought you could. Stathers also includes helpful information on how you can support conservation efforts, and advice on how to behave around wild animals. -- adapted from jacket

Nov 7, 2018
Beyond weird - why everything you thought you knew about quantum physics is different by Ball, Philip, 1962- author. Beyond weird - why everything you thought you knew about quantum physics is different

“Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.” Since Niels Bohr said this many years ago, quantum mechanics has only been getting more shocking. We now realize that it’s not really telling us that “weird” things happen out of sight, on the tiniest level, in the atomic world: rather, everything is quantum. But if quantum mechanics is correct, what seems obvious and right in our everyday world is built on foundations that don’t seem obvious or right at all—or even possible. A

Nov 7, 2018

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