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As time goes by by Taylor, Derek, 1932-1997, author. As time goes by

Derek Taylor's iconic memoir is a rare opportunity to be immersed in one of the most whirlwind music sensations in history: Beatlemania. As Time Goes By tells the remarkable story of Taylor's trajectory from humble provincial journalist to loved confidant right at the centre of the Beatles' magic circle. In charming, conversational prose, Taylor shares anecdotes and reminiscences so vivid and immediate that you find yourself plunged into the beating heart of 1960s counterculture. Whether watchin

Jul 13, 2018
Ask by Levesque, Ryan Ask

Jul 18, 2018
Bad call - a summer job on a New York ambulance by Scardino, Mike, author. Bad call - a summer job on a New York ambulance

An adrenaline-fueled read that will stay with you long after the you turn the final page, BAD CALL is a "compulsively readable, totally unforgettable"* memoir about working on a New York City ambulance in the 1960s. (*James Patterson). Bad Call is Mike Scardino's visceral, fast-moving, and mordantly funny account of the summers he spent working as an "ambulance attendant" on the mean streets of late-1960s New York. Fueled by adrenaline and Sabrett's hot dogs, young Mike spends his days speeding

Jul 13, 2018
Barons of the sea - and their race to build the world's fastest clipper ship by Ujifusa, Steven, author. Barons of the sea - and their race to build the world's fastest clipper ship

In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades. There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China. It was a secretive, glamorous, often brutal business—one where teas and silks and porcelain were purchased with profits from the opi

Jul 13, 2018
Basketball - a love story by MacMullan, Jackie, author. Basketball - a love story

"An oral history of basketball"--

Jul 18, 2018
Beautifully interrupted - when God holds the pen that writes your story by Anderson, Teresa Swanstrom, author. Beautifully interrupted - when God holds the pen that writes your story

Popular blogger, speaker, and Bible study leader Teresa Swanstrom Anderson shares her personal story of realizing she wasn't involving God in her plans and how she released her own control so that He could use her life for furthering His Kingdom. Learn how you, too, can turn your life over to God and see where He leads.

Jul 17, 2018
Believe me - the Evangelical road to Donald Trump by Fea, John, author. Believe me - the Evangelical road to Donald Trump

"Believe me" may be the most commonly used phrase in Donald Trump's lexicon. Whether about building a wall or protecting the Christian heritage, the refrain is constant. And to the surprise of many, about 80% percent of white evangelicals have believed Trump-at least enough to help propel him into the White House. Historian John Fea is not surprised-and in Believe Me he explains how we have arrived at this unprecedented moment in American politics. An evangelical Christian himself, Fea argues th

Jul 13, 2018
Benjamin Franklin - an American life by Isaacson, Walter. Benjamin Franklin - an American life

Chronicles the founding father's life and his multiple careers as a shopkeeper, writer, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, business strategist, and political leader, while showing how his faith in the wisdom of the common citizen helped to forge an American national identity based on the virtues of its middle class.

Jul 18, 2018
Betty Ford - First Lady, women's advocate, survivor, trailblazer by McCubbin, Lisa, author. Betty Ford - First Lady, women's advocate, survivor, trailblazer

"An intimate and insightful biography of Betty Ford, the groundbreaking, candid, and resilient First Lady and wife of President Gerald Ford, from the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Five Presidents and Mrs. Kennedy and Me"--

Jul 18, 2018
Beyond Jesus - my spiritual journey by Pearce, Patricia A., author. Beyond Jesus - my spiritual journey

In the crucible of grief following a friend's death, Presbyterian pastor Patricia Pearce sensed a dimension of existence beneath her ordinary perception-and became resolved to discover it. She soon found herself in a vortex of revelatory dreams, synchronicities, energy openings, and insights that shattered her worldview, exposed a unified Reality of Love, and unveiled the illusory nature of the ego and the world it has created. Faced with these discoveries, she struggled to remain in a religion

Jul 17, 2018
Bibliophile - an illustrated miscellany by Mount, Jane, author. Bibliophile - an illustrated miscellany

Jul 18, 2018
Billion Dollar Whale - The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World by Hope, Bradley/ Wright, Tom Billion Dollar Whale - The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

Jul 18, 2018
Blood & ivy - the 1849 murder that scandalized Harvard by Collins, Paul, 1969- author. Blood & ivy - the 1849 murder that scandalized Harvard

Traces the scandalous murder of a Harvard Medical School graduate and the ensuing trial that riveted mid-nineteenth-century America, exploring how the case established important precedents in medical forensics and the definition of reasonable doubt.

Jul 13, 2018
Bring your fiction to life by Wiesner, Karen, 1969- author. Bring your fiction to life

"You know it when you read it: In page after page and scene after scene, a truly engrossing novel has qualities that set it apart. Authentic characters, a well-rounded plot, and immersive settings work in harmony to create a three-dimensional experience--one you can practically step inside and explore. But while you can recognize this work when you read it, writing it can be much more challenging. Bring Your Fiction to Life teaches you how to build a solid narrative structure and layer in lush,

Jul 13, 2018
Britain after Rome- the fall and rise, 400 to 1070 by Fleming, Robin Britain after Rome- the fall and rise, 400 to 1070

Jul 20, 2018
Captivating - Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's Soul by Eldredge, John/ Eldredge, Stasi Captivating - Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's Soul

Jul 18, 2018
Carbon ideologies. Volume 2, No good alternative by Vollmann, William T., author. Carbon ideologies. Volume 2, No good alternative

"The second volume of William T. Vollmann's epic book about the factors and human actions that have led to global warming begins in the coal fields of West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky, where "America's best friend" is not merely a fuel, but a "heritage." Over the course of four years Vollmann finds hollowed out towns with coal-polluted streams and acidified drinking water; makes covert visits to mountaintop removal mines; and offers documented accounts of unpaid fines for federal health and sa

Jul 13, 2018
Caregiver's survival guide - caring for yourself while caring for a loved one by Yonover, Robert, author. Caregiver's survival guide - caring for yourself while caring for a loved one

Jul 18, 2018
Clean sweets - simple, high-protein desserts for one by Liew, Arman, author. Clean sweets - simple, high-protein desserts for one

"Giving up dessert is no fun, so health-savvy folks have long tried to find ways to satisfy a sweet tooth. But so many Paleo-style desserts are complicated, with long lists of hard-to-find ingredients. They also often make too much of a good thing, which is almost as bad as not having it at all. Arman Liew discovered a way to have his cake and eat it too--in decadent creations that indulge the appetite and pack in the nutrients"--

Jul 20, 2018
Climate justice - hope, resilience, and the fight for a sustainable future by Robinson, Mary, 1944- author. Climate justice - hope, resilience, and the fight for a sustainable future

Jul 18, 2018

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