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(Don't) call me crazy - 33 voices start the conversation about mental health by Jensen, Kelly (Don't) call me crazy - 33 voices start the conversation about mental health

"An anthology of essays and illustrations that illuminate mental health topics in a straightforward way"--

Aug 11, 2018
(Not quite) Mastering the art of French living by Greenside, Mark, author. (Not quite) Mastering the art of French living

Every year upon arriving in Plobien, the small Breton town where he spends his summers, American writer Mark Greenside picks back up where he left off with his faux-pas–filled Francophile life. Mellowed and humbled, but not daunted (OK, slightly daunted), he faces imminent concerns: What does he cook for a French person? Who has the right-of-way when entering or exiting a roundabout? Where does he pay for a parking ticket? And most dauntingly of all, when can he touch the tomatoes? Despite the t

Aug 9, 2018
5 Steps to a 5 AP Computer Science A 2019 by Johnson, Dean R./ Paymer, Carol A./ Chamberlain, Aaron P. 5 Steps to a 5 AP Computer Science A 2019

Aug 10, 2018
7 secrets of the newborn - secrets and (happy) surprises of the first year by Hamilton, Robert C., author. 7 secrets of the newborn - secrets and (happy) surprises of the first year

Aug 10, 2018
A career as a social media manager by Mapua, Jeff, author. A career as a social media manager

Social media is a part of everyday life, and businesses have taken note. Today, social media managers are needed to help shepherd companies into the next era of how business is done. This resource is a straightforward guide for those who choose social media management as a career path. It explains job preparation and education, networking strategies, and creation of a portfolio and r sum and offers practical tips for advancement in the field. It also describes the steps to building a private pra

Aug 14, 2018
A cash-free society - whether we like it or not by Olsen, Kai A., author. A cash-free society - whether we like it or not

"Information technology is changing the world through automation, by bypassing middlemen and by digitization. We see dramatic effects today in the music industry, going from CDs to streaming, in newspapers, from paper to online, and in the banking industry, from branch offices to the Internet. One of the most fundamental changes is the replacement of physical cash, money and coins, by bits in a computer. A Cash-Free Society is about this dramatic change. It shows the advantages and disadvantages

Aug 8, 2018
A deal with the devil - the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history by Ellis, Blake, author. A deal with the devil - the dark and twisted true story of one of the biggest cons in history

"In this spellbinding story, award-winning investigative journalists for CNN Money track down the mysterious French psychic at the center of one of the longest running cons in history--an international mail scam that targets the elderly and emotionally vulnerable"--

Aug 8, 2018
A future of faith - the path of change in politics and society by Francis, Pope, 1936- interviewee. A future of faith - the path of change in politics and society

Pope Francis met with French reporter and sociologist Dominique Wolton for an unprecedented series of twelve fascinating and timely conversations, open dialogues revolving around the political, cultural, and religious issues dominating communication and conflict around the world, now published here, along with addresses or extracts of addresses given for various occasions during his papacy.

Aug 8, 2018
A girl's guide to missiles - growing up in America's secret desert by Piper, Karen Lynnea, 1965- author. A girl's guide to missiles - growing up in America's secret desert

"A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make missiles and other weapons are regular working people, with domestic routines and everyday dilemmas, a

Aug 13, 2018
A good death - making the most of our final choices by Martin, Sandra, 1947- author. A good death - making the most of our final choices

Aug 10, 2018
A highly sensitive person's life - stories & advice for those who experience the world intensely by O'Laughlin, Kelly, author. A highly sensitive person's life - stories & advice for those who experience the world intensely

Imagine accepting yourself for the first time. Imagine realizing that you aren’t the only person who feels the way you do. Imagine no longer wishing you were like everyone else. A Highly Sensitive Person’s Life is like having a cup of tea with a good friend while chatting about issues that only another HSP would understand. Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), introvert, blogger, and podcaster Kelly O’Laughlin balances humor and sound advice in this blog-style collection of personal stories and honest

Aug 11, 2018
A Journey Through the Universe - A Traveler's Guide from the Center of the Sun to the Edge of the Unknown by New Scientist (COR) A Journey Through the Universe - A Traveler's Guide from the Center of the Sun to the Edge of the Unknown

Aug 10, 2018
A line in the river - Khartoum, city of memory by Mahjoub, Jamal, 1960- author. A line in the river - Khartoum, city of memory

"A moving portrait, part history, part memoir, of Sudan - once the largest most diverse country in Africa - and its self-destruction. In 1956, Sudan gained Independence from Britain. On the brink of a promising future, it instead descended into civil war and conflict, including the crisis in Darfur which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and driven many more from their homes. When the 1989 coup brought a hard-line Islamist regime to power, Jamal Mahjoub's family were among those who fle

Aug 8, 2018
A Year of Embroidery - A Month-to-month Collection of Motifs for Seasonal Stitching by Higuchi, Yumiko A Year of Embroidery - A Month-to-month Collection of Motifs for Seasonal Stitching

Aug 10, 2018
Algiers, Third World capital - freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers by Mokhtefi, Elaine, author. Algiers, Third World capital - freedom fighters, revolutionaries, Black Panthers

Aug 8, 2018
All happy families - a memoir by McCulloch, Jeanne, author. All happy families - a memoir

"The Glass Castle meets The Nest in this stunning debut, an intimate family memoir that gracefully brings us behind the dappled beachfront vista of privilege, to reveal the inner lives of two wonderfully colorful, unforgettable families. On a mid-August weekend, two families assemble for a wedding at a rambling family mansion on the beach in East Hampton, in the last days of the area's quietly refined country splendor, before traffic jams and high-end boutiques morphed the peaceful enclave into

Aug 13, 2018
Always Another Country by Msimang, Sisonke Always Another Country

Aug 10, 2018
Amateur - a true story about what makes a man by McBee, Thomas Page, author. Amateur - a true story about what makes a man

"From an award-winning writer whose work bristles with "hard-won strength, insight, agility, and love" (Maggie Nelson), an exquisite and troubling narrative of masculinity, violence, and society. In this groundbreaking new book, the author, a trans man, trains to fight in a charity match at Madison Square Garden while struggling to untangle the vexed relationship between masculinity and violence. Through his experience boxing--learning to get hit, and to hit back; wrestling with the camaraderie

Aug 13, 2018
American hate - survivors speak out by American hate - survivors speak out

"A moving and timely collection of testimonials from people impacted by hate before and after the 2016 presidential election."--Amazon.com.

Aug 8, 2018
Ancient skies - constellation mythology of the Greeks by Marshall, David W. (Historian), author. Ancient skies - constellation mythology of the Greeks

Aug 10, 2018

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