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Shotguns and stagecoaches - the brave men who rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West by Boessenecker, John, 1953- author. Shotguns and stagecoaches - the brave men who rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West

Nov 15, 2018
Slowhand - the life and music of Eric Clapton by Norman, Philip, 1943- author. Slowhand - the life and music of Eric Clapton

For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar. His career has spanned the history of rock, and often shaped it via the seminal bands with whom he's played: the Yardbirds, John Mavall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominoes. Winner of 17 Grammys, the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame's only three-time inductee, he is an enduring influence on every other star

Nov 13, 2018
Smart ass - how a donkey challenged me to accept his true nature and rediscover my own by Winslow, Margaret (Geologist), author. Smart ass - how a donkey challenged me to accept his true nature and rediscover my own

"A humorous firsthand account of a college professor's attempts to train a rebellious, 700-pound Andalusian donkey. Includes vignettes about the place of donkeys in history, mythology, and literature"--

Nov 16, 2018
Space stations - the art, science, and reality of working in space by Kitmacher, Gary, author. Space stations - the art, science, and reality of working in space

"A rich visual history of real and fictional space stations, illustrating pop culture's influence on the development of actual space stations and vice versa."--

Nov 13, 2018
Star wars - women of the galaxy by Ratcliffe, Amy, author. Star wars - women of the galaxy

"The women of the Star Wars galaxy drive its stories and saga forward at every level. This beautifully illustrated, fully authorized book profiles 75 fascinating female characters from across films, fiction, comics, animation, and games. Featuring Leia Organa, Rey, Ahsoka Tano, Iden Versio, Jyn Erso, Rose Tico, Maz Kanata, and many more, each character is explored through key story beats, fresh insights, and behind-the-scenes details by author Amy Ratcliffe. Also showcasing more than 100 all-new

Nov 15, 2018
Stranger things - worlds turned upside down by McIntyre, Gina, author. Stranger things - worlds turned upside down

When the first season of Stranger Things debuted on Netflix in the summer of 2016, the show struck a nerve with millions of viewers worldwide and received broad critical acclaim. The series has gone on to win six Emmy Awards, but its success was driven more than anything by word of mouth, resonating across generations. Viewers feel personal connections to the characters. Now fans can immerse themselves in the world--or worlds--of Hawkins, Indiana, like never before.

Nov 15, 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
Synesthesia by Cytowic, Richard E., author. Synesthesia

"An accessible, concise primer on the neurological trait of synesthesia-vividly felt sensory couplings-by a founder of the field. One in twenty-three people carry the genes for the synesthesia. Not a disorder but a neurological trait, like perfect pitch, synesthesia creates vividly felt cross-sensory couplings. A synesthete might hear a voice and at the same time see it as a color or shape, taste its distinctive flavor, or feel it as a physical touch. In this volume in the MIT Press Essential K

Nov 13, 2018
Tamed - Ten Species That Changed Our World by Roberts, Alice Tamed - Ten Species That Changed Our World

Nov 14, 2018
The adoptee's guide to DNA testing - how to use genetic genealogy to discover your long-lost family by Weinberg, Tamar, author. The adoptee's guide to DNA testing - how to use genetic genealogy to discover your long-lost family

"Reconnect with your roots! Adoptees, foundlings, and others with unknown parentage face unique challenges in researching their ancestors. Enter this book: a comprehensive guide to adoption genealogy that has the resources you need to find your family through genetic testing. Inside, you'll find: strategies for connecting your genealogy to previous genealogists, detailed guides for using DNA tests and tools, plus how to analyze your test results and apply them to research, and real-life success

Nov 14, 2018
The art of Hearthstone by The art of Hearthstone

The art of Hearthstone offers an in-depth glimpse into the creativity that made the wildly popular collectible card game into a global phenomenon. From the unseen concepts built early in Hearthstone's development ot the hundreds of beautiful fantasy illustrations that have captured players' imaginations, this volume will show readers the art of the game in breathtaking detail. The book also tells the story of how Hearthstone came to be, growing from a small-team project to the worldwide success

Nov 13, 2018
The ascension mysteries - revealing the cosmic battle between good and evil by Wilcock, David, 1973- author. The ascension mysteries - revealing the cosmic battle between good and evil

"New York Times bestselling author David Wilcock has become one of the leading writers exploring ancient mysteries and new science. With his latest book, The Ascension Mysteries, David will take readers on a surprising and enthralling journey through the history of the universe, exploring the great Cosmic Battle surrounding our own Ascension, "--Amazon.com.

Nov 14, 2018
The back pain relief diet - the undiscovered key to reducing inflammation and eliminating pain by Sinett, Todd, author. The back pain relief diet - the undiscovered key to reducing inflammation and eliminating pain

Nov 13, 2018
The Case for Impeaching Trump by Holtzman, Elizabeth The Case for Impeaching Trump

Nov 14, 2018
The cheesecake bible - 300 sweet & savory recipes for cakes and more by Geary, George, author. The cheesecake bible - 300 sweet & savory recipes for cakes and more

The definitive bible for cheesecake lovers is back and better than ever! Beloved for over a decade this comprehensive cheesecake resource offers more than 300 recipes that range from iconic to inspired. Fall back in love with the Deep Dark Chocolate Fudge and White Chocolate Velvet cheesecakes or try a delicious new savory option like Black Olive and Herb or Blue Cheese Cheesecake with pecans. You'll also find recipes for nut, citrus, no-bake, vegan, gluten-free, fruit, chocolate and holiday che

Nov 13, 2018
The Christmas season in Scandinavia. by The Christmas season in Scandinavia.

"Describes the celebration of the Christmas season, past and present, in the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Also includes craft projects, recipes, songs, and a list of supporting resources and reading recommendations"--

Nov 13, 2018
The comfort food mash-up cookbook - 80 delicious recipes for reimagining your favorite dishes by Whalen, Dan, author. The comfort food mash-up cookbook - 80 delicious recipes for reimagining your favorite dishes

This exciting cookbook features 80 recipes that merge two classic recipes into a unique mouthwatering dish. Kick off your day with Breakfast Ramen or a Crispy Rice Sticky Bun. Snack on Breadstick Calzones, Corn Dog Jalapen~o Poppers, or Reuben Tots. Devour Buffalo Chicken Pad Thai or Chili Risotto. Then treat yourself to a Blueberry Pie Milkshake or White Russian Cheesecake. The intro reveals the surprising history of mash-ups and gives you the blueprint, which explains the deceptively simple ph

Nov 13, 2018
The complete guide to fasting - heal your body through intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting by Fung, Jason, author. The complete guide to fasting - heal your body through intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting

"Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health. But a key element in any successful nutritional health program is a tried-and-true method that most people haven't thought about--yet it could be revolutionary for taking health to the next level. This ancient secret is fasting. Fasting is not about starving oneself. When done right, it's an incredibly effective therapeutic approach that produces amazing results regardl

Nov 13, 2018
The day that went missing - a family's story by Beard, Richard, 1967- author. The day that went missing - a family's story

"Life changes in an instant. On a family summer holiday in Cornwall in 1978, Richard and his younger brother Nicholas are jumping in the waves. Suddenly, Nicholas is out of his depth. One moment he's there, the next he's gone. Richard and his other brothers don't attend the funeral, and incredibly the family returns immediately to the same cottage - to complete the holiday, to carry on, in the best British tradition. They soon stop speaking of the catastrophe. Their epic act of collective denia

Nov 13, 2018
The Dead Rabbit mixology & mayhem - the story of John Morrissey and the world's best cocktail menu by Muldoon, Sean, author. The Dead Rabbit mixology & mayhem - the story of John Morrissey and the world's best cocktail menu

"The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog in lower Manhattan has won every cocktail award there is to win, including being named "Best Bar in the World" in 2016. Since their award-winning cocktail book The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual was published in 2015, founders Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, along with bar manager Jillian Vose, have completely revamped the bar's menus in a bold, graphic novel style, now featured in their newest collection The Dead Rabbit Mixology & Mayhem. Based on "Gangs of New York"-e

Nov 13, 2018

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