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The official SAT subject test study guide. Mathematics 2 by The official SAT subject test study guide. Mathematics 2

Nov 21, 2017
The psychobiotic revolution - mood, food, and the new science of the gut-brain connection by Anderson, Scott C., author. The psychobiotic revolution - mood, food, and the new science of the gut-brain connection

"This cutting-edge book reveals how a healthy gut can drive psychological well-being, improve your mood, and combat common diseases including depression, anxiety, obesity, heart disease--even autism and Alzheimer's--all by nurturing your microbiome. Welcome to psychobiotics, the revolutionary new scientific field that treats the common ailments of our time. Leading medical researchers John F. Cryan and Ted Dinan, together with veteran journalist Scott C. Anderson, explain the operations of the a

Nov 18, 2017
The raftsmen by Barnett, Ryan, 1982- author. The raftsmen

"A dramatic retelling of four adventurers who crossed the North Atlantic on a raft, featuring archival photography, film stills taken aboard the raft, news reports, contemporary interviews and original illustrations."--

Nov 18, 2017
The readers' advisory guide to graphic novels by Goldsmith, Francisca, author. The readers' advisory guide to graphic novels

"The first edition of this readers' advisory represented a pioneering effort to provide help and encouragement to librarians diving into this exciting format, and since then the popularity of graphic novels has continued apace. Goldsmith has updated her guide to encompass a bounty of new titles, authors, and styles, ensuring its continued usefulness as a tool for both RA and collection development. Suitable for newbies and hardcore fans alike, this book: sketches in the history of graphic novels

Nov 17, 2017
The resilience workbook - essential skills to recover from stress, trauma, and adversity by Schiraldi, Glenn R., author. The resilience workbook - essential skills to recover from stress, trauma, and adversity

"A step-by-step approach to help you: bounce back from setbacks ; stay calm under pressure ; manage distressing emotions ; build self-esteem and inner strength ; thrive in any difficult situation." -- Cover.

Nov 22, 2017
The rough guide to South India & Kerala by Edwards, Nick, author. The rough guide to South India & Kerala

"Tropical heat, golden beaches and soul-stirring temples: India's steamy South is the most colourful and spiritually charged part of the country. Whether you're in search of a special yoga retreat, a Goan beach hut or the best places to spot a tiger in Kerala, this Rough Guide provides all the expert advice you'll need. Clear, colour-coded maps will help you navigate Mumbai's streets and Mysuru's markets, while our detailed reviews cover everything from treehouse lodges to palaces fit for a maha

Nov 22, 2017
The science of cooking by Farrimond, Stuart, author. The science of cooking

"Get answers to all your cooking science questions, and cook tastier, more nutritious food using fundamental principles, practical advice, and step-by-step techniques. Where does the heat come from in a chili pepper? Why is wild salmon darker than farmed? Does searing meat really “seal in” the juices? A good recipe goes a long way, but if you can master the science behind it, you'll be one step ahead. Using full-color images, stats and facts through infographics, and an engaging Q&A format to sh

Nov 22, 2017
The simple kitchen - quick and easy recipes bursting with flavor by Elick, Chad, author. The simple kitchen - quick and easy recipes bursting with flavor

"Eighty plus time-saving recipes for everyday meals that the whole family will love. Tasty recipes include 30 minute dinners, one-pot meals and simple appetizers." --

Nov 21, 2017
The telescope in the ice - inventing a new astronomy at the South Pole by Bowen, Mark (Mark Stander), author. The telescope in the ice - inventing a new astronomy at the South Pole

The IceCube Observatory has been called the "weirdest" of the seven wonders of modern astronomy by Scientific American. In The Telescope in the Ice, Mark Bowen tells the amazing story of the people who built the instrument and the science involved. Located near the U. S. Amundsen-Scott Research Station at the geographic South Pole, IceCube is unlike most telescopes in that it is not designed to detect light. It employs a cubic kilometer of diamond-clear ice, more than a mile beneath the surface,

Nov 18, 2017
The tropical fish handbook by Goodwin, David (Writer on aquarium fish), author. The tropical fish handbook

"The Tropical Fish Handbook gives you all the information you will need in order to choose and care for your fish."--

Nov 21, 2017
The typography idea book - inspiration from 50 masters by Heller, Steven, author. The typography idea book - inspiration from 50 masters

Nov 17, 2017
The ultimate pasta and noodle cookbook by Cosmo, Serena, author. The ultimate pasta and noodle cookbook

Nov 23, 2017
The un-discovered islands - an archipelago of myths and mysteries, phantoms and fakes by Tallack, Malachy, author. The un-discovered islands - an archipelago of myths and mysteries, phantoms and fakes

Be prepared to be captivated by the astounding tales of two dozen islands once believed to be real but no longer on the map. These are the products of the imagination, deception, and human error: an archipelago of ex-islands and forgotten lands. From the well-known story of Atlantis and the mysteries of frozen Thule to more obscure tales from around the globe, and from ancient history right up to the present day, this is an atlas of legend and wonder, with glorious illustrations by Katie Scott.

Nov 18, 2017
The vegan holiday cookbook - from elegant appetizers to festive mains and delicious sweets by Laforêt, Marie, 1983- The vegan holiday cookbook - from elegant appetizers to festive mains and delicious sweets

Nov 18, 2017
The war against boys - how misguided policies are harming our young men by Sommers, Christina Hoff, author. The war against boys - how misguided policies are harming our young men

"An updated and revised edition of the controversial classic--now more relevant than ever--argues that boys are the ones languishing socially and academically, resulting in staggering social and economic costs, "--

Nov 21, 2017
They can't kill us until they kill us - essays by Willis-Abdurraqib, Hanif, author. They can't kill us until they kill us - essays

"In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism that resonates profoundly. In essays that have been published by the New York Times, MTV, and Pitchfork, among others--along with original, previously unreleased essays-- Abdurraquib uses music and culture

Nov 18, 2017
Things are what you make of them - life advice for creatives by Kurtz, Adam J., author. Things are what you make of them - life advice for creatives

"Insights and inspiration for anyone who makes art (or anything else). From the creative mind and heart of Adam J. Kurtz comes this quirky, upbeat rallying cry for creators of all stripes. Expanding on a series of popular guides he's created for Design*Sponge, this handwritten and heartfelt little book shares wisdom and empathy from one working artist to others. The advice is organized by topic, including: (How to) Get Over Comparing Yourself to Other CreativesSeeking & Accepting Help from Other

Nov 23, 2017
This is the place - women writing about home by This is the place - women writing about home

Nov 18, 2017
Topiary, knots and parterres by Foley, Caroline (Writer on gardens), author. Topiary, knots and parterres

"Topiary, knots, and parterres come in many guises, from the grand and imposing to the humble and folksy. In this book Caroline Foley -- with the aid of diarists, writers, wits, designers, gardeners, and garden owners -- traces their story through the centuries and across the world"--Jacket flap.

Nov 18, 2017
Traditional Swedish knitting patterns - 40 motifs and 20 projects by Karlsson, Maja, author. Traditional Swedish knitting patterns - 40 motifs and 20 projects

"Knitting designer Maja Karlsson delved into the fascinating history of Swedish fibercrafts, and discovered a rich tradition of multi-color patterning-- the perfect source of inspiration for this lovely collection of 40 uniquely Swedish motifs, applied and combined into 22 projects. Flowers, borders, geometric figures, landscapes, people, and animals, on their own or together, form the backbone of traditional Swedish stranded patterns. With the help of clear diagrams and full-color knitted swa

Nov 17, 2017

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