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Apocalypse Child - A Life in End Times by Edwards, Flor Apocalypse Child - A Life in End Times

Jan 18, 2018
Armed in America - a history of gun rights from colonial militias to concealed carry by Charles, Patrick J. (Historian), author. Armed in America - a history of gun rights from colonial militias to concealed carry

"This illuminating study traces the transformation of the right to arms from its inception in English and colonial American law to today's impassioned gun-control debate. As historian and legal scholar Patrick J. Charles shows, what the right to arms means to Americans, as well as what it legally protects, has changed drastically since its first appearance in the 1689 Declaration of Rights. Armed in America explores how and why the right to arms transformed at different points in history. The ri

Jan 19, 2018
At the dark end of the street - black women, rape, and resistance- a new history of the civil rights movement from Rosa Parks to the rise of black power by McGuire, Danielle L. At the dark end of the street - black women, rape, and resistance- a new history of the civil rights movement from Rosa Parks to the rise of black power

A history of America's civil rights movement traces the pivotal influence of sexual violence that victimized African American women for centuries, revealing Rosa Parks's contributions as an anti-rape activist years before her heroic bus protest.

Jan 19, 2018
Avedon - something personal by Stevens, Norma, author. Avedon - something personal

"Richard Avedon was arguably the world's most famous photographer--as artistically influential as he was commercially successful. Over six richly productive decades, he created landmark advertising campaigns, iconic fashion photographs (as the star photographer for Harper's Bazaar and then Vogue), groundbreaking books, and unforgettable portraits of everyone who was anyone. He also went on the road to find and photograph remarkable uncelebrated faces, with an eye toward constructing a grand comp

Jan 15, 2018
Backyard medicine for all - a guide to home-grown herbal remedies by Bruton-Seal, Julie, author. Backyard medicine for all - a guide to home-grown herbal remedies

"There is a wealth of plants growing abundantly all over roadsides, cities, and in your own backyard; this coincides perfectly with alternative medicine and natural healing reaching into every facet of our lives. These plants have numerous medicinal uses that people have largely forgotten. Once valued and widely used, they've fallen out of fashion over time as they were bypassed by commercial medicine. A companion to the team's previous book [Backyard Medicine], Backyard Medicine for All will fo

Jan 19, 2018
Bad jobs and poor decisions - dispatches from the working class - a memoir by Helton, J. R. (John R.), author. Bad jobs and poor decisions - dispatches from the working class - a memoir

"The unattainable quest for middle-class stability is hauntingly captured in this biting portrayal of forgotten America Weaving the brackish humor of Chuck Palahniuk with the empathy of Barbara Ehrenreich, JR Helton brings to life an obscured underside of the American psyche in this unflinching account of life inside the working class of Texas in the 1980s. We first meet Helton as a struggling writer succumbing to the bleak reality of what it means to support himself and a troubled wife. That de

Jan 19, 2018
Bali & Lombok by Morgan, Kate (Freelance writer), author. Bali & Lombok

Provides reviews, maps, and itineraries for exploring Bali and Lombok, describing beaches, markets, villas, beachside resorts, and restaurants.

Jan 19, 2018
Bannon - always the rebel by Koffler, Keith, author. Bannon - always the rebel

A White House reporter traces Steve Bannon's path to Breitbart, the White House, and back to Breitbart, discussing his role in the 2016 presidential election, his relationships with others in the Trump administration, and his plans for the future.

Jan 15, 2018
Betrayed! by Telchin, Stan Betrayed!

Jan 18, 2018
Beyond the baby blues - anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy by Fox Starr, Rebecca, 1985- author. Beyond the baby blues - anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy

Most people have heard of post-partum depression. What many people do not know is that anxiety and depression can be experienced during pregnancy, as well, and the impact can be both debilitating and devastating. This book is a unique combination of one woman’s story of her struggle with perinatal distress and actionable advice from a professional in the field. Rebecca Fox Starr shares her personal story of marriage, motherhood, prenatal anxiety and depression, severe postpartum anxiety and depr

Jan 15, 2018
Bliss more - how to succeed in meditation without really trying by Watkins, Light, author. Bliss more - how to succeed in meditation without really trying

Jan 19, 2018
Brazil. by Brazil.

Jan 17, 2018
Breaking money silence - how to shatter money taboos, talk more openly about finances, and live a richer life by Kingsbury, Kathleen Burns, 1966- author. Breaking money silence - how to shatter money taboos, talk more openly about finances, and live a richer life

Anyone concerned about finances?and that's just about everyone?will welcome this step-by-step guide to opening up about a difficult subject. It offers a strategy that can save money, improve relationships, and help people raise fiscally responsible children. Discusses the societal, familial, and personal roadblocks that make talking about money and finance challenging, explores gender differences when it comes to talking about money and how "money silence" contributes to the wage gap for women,

Jan 15, 2018
Burn the business plan - what great entrepreneurs really do by Schramm, Carl J., author. Burn the business plan - what great entrepreneurs really do

Jan 15, 2018
Confessions - a new translation by Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430, author. Confessions - a new translation

Jan 19, 2018
Counter mentor leadership - how to unlock the potential of the 4-generation workplace by Riggs, Kelly, author. Counter mentor leadership - how to unlock the potential of the 4-generation workplace

"Dynamic father and son team bring just the right balance of banter, energy, passion and substance to the topic of leadership development with an emphasis on the skills required to lead today's multi-generational workforce"--

Jan 18, 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
Cuba - A Cultural History by West-Duran, Alan Cuba - A Cultural History

Jan 18, 2018
Culture Smart! South Africa - the essential guide to customs & culture by Morris, Isabella, author. Culture Smart! South Africa - the essential guide to customs & culture

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Jan 18, 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

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