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Spacecraft - 100 iconic rockets, shuttles, and satellites that put us into space by Gorn, Michael H., author. Spacecraft - 100 iconic rockets, shuttles, and satellites that put us into space

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Oct 11, 2018
SkinnyTaste one and done - 140 no-fuss dinners for your Instant Pot, slow cooker, air fryer, sheet pan, skillet, dutch oven & more by Homolka, Gina, author. SkinnyTaste one and done - 140 no-fuss dinners for your Instant Pot, slow cooker, air fryer, sheet pan, skillet, dutch oven & more

This cookbook is the perfect resource for busy home cooks looking for easy, good-for-you dinnertime solutions. Author Gina Homolka incorporates her healthy, flavor-forward recipes with everyone's favorite way to cook -- in one vessel, whether a sheet pan or multi-cooker, and everything in-between. No matter if you'd like to lose weight or just eat a little healthier, this book will make your weeknight dinner routine even simpler with satisfying, all-in-one recipes. Cooking in a single vessel mea

Oct 11, 2018
Sister Pie - the recipes & stories of a big-hearted bakery in Detroit by Ludwinski, Lisa, author. Sister Pie - the recipes & stories of a big-hearted bakery in Detroit

A collection of favorite recipes for sweet and savory pies from the owner of Detroit's Sister Pie bakery features such options as ginger peach biscuit, toasted marshmallow butterscotch, and sour cherry bourbon pie.

Oct 15, 2018
Shade - a tale of two presidents by Souza, Pete, author. Shade - a tale of two presidents

Oct 12, 2018
Sex & the new you - girls ages 12-14 by Bimler, Richard. Sex & the new you - girls ages 12-14

This book helps young women ages 12 to 14 build confidence as they continue to mature not only physically but also emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Sex & the New You will answer young women's questions in a simple and accurate way.

Oct 16, 2018
School choice by Garcia, David R., author. School choice

Oct 16, 2018
Rx for hope - an integrative approach to cancer care by Chen, Nick, 1964- author. Rx for hope - an integrative approach to cancer care

Oct 11, 2018
Running past fifty - advice and inspiration for senior runners by Kislevitz, Gail W., author. Running past fifty - advice and inspiration for senior runners

Oct 15, 2018
Real life dinners by Hollis, Rachel (Event planner), author. Real life dinners

"Fun, fresh, and fast recipes for family dinners from the founder of The Chic Site, a lifestyle website, and the author of Upscale Downhome and New York Times bestseller Girl, Wash Your Face. Real life isn't a series of stylized air-brushed photos. It's crazy, chaotic, beautiful, and funny, and it can knock you right off balance. But cooking and eating as a family has always been at real life's core. Making sure your family is fed makes a day a success, and truly taking the time to give them som

Oct 11, 2018
Reading through the night by Tompkins, Jane, author. Reading through the night

Jane Tompkins, a renowned literature professor and award-winning author, thought she knew what reading was until, struck by a debilitating illness, she finds herself reading day and night because it is all she can do. A lifelong lover of books, she realizes for the first time that if you pay close attention to your reactions as you read, literature can become a path of self-discovery. Tompkins's inner journey begins when she becomes captivated unexpectedly by an account of friendship between two

Oct 11, 2018
Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees- A Travelogue of Vietnam by Hoang, C. L. Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees- A Travelogue of Vietnam

Oct 16, 2018
Quite mad - an American pharma memoir by Montgomery, Sarah Fawn, author. Quite mad - an American pharma memoir

"Blends memoir with literary journalism to examine America's history of mental illness treatments to challenge contemporary narratives about mental health, questioning what it means to be a woman with highly stigmatized disorders and asking why mental illness continues to escalate in the United States despite so many 'cures'"--

Oct 16, 2018
Pull up a chair - recipes from my family to yours by Thiessen, Tiffani, 1974- author. Pull up a chair - recipes from my family to yours

As host of the Cooking Channel series Dinner at Tiffani's, Thiessen showcases her classic-with-a-twist recipes and knack for hosting a good time. The recipes in this cookbook are the kind that bring people together, designed for pleasing the pickiest of eaters, feeding a crowd or pulling off a party in your PJs. -- adapted from inside front cover.

Oct 11, 2018
Professor at large - the Cornell years by Cleese, John, author. Professor at large - the Cornell years

"Comedian and actor John Cleese in the role of Ivy League professor at Cornell University, where he is currently professor-at-large. This book includes a selection of talks, essays, and lectures and provides a unique view of Cleese's endless pursuit of intellectual discovery across a range of topics"--

Oct 11, 2018
Prius or pickup? - how the answers to four simple questions explain America's great divide by Hetherington, Marc J., 1968- author. Prius or pickup? - how the answers to four simple questions explain America's great divide

"Two award-winning political scientists provide the psychological key to America's deadlocked politics, showing that we are divided not by ideologies but something deeper: personality differences that appear in everything from politics to parenting to the workplace to TV preferences, and which would be innocuous if only we could decouple them from our noxious political debate. What's in your garage: a Prius or a pickup? What's in your coffee cup: Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts? What about your pet:

Oct 16, 2018
Presidents of war by Beschloss, Michael R., author. Presidents of war

"Ten years in the making, Presidents of War is a fresh, intimate, irresistibly readable narrative of how a procession of Chief Executives took the nation into major conflicts, mobilized Americans for victory and seized greater power for themselves. Beschloss's findings in original letters, diaries, and declassified documents, and his interviews with surviving participants in the drama, allow him to bring us into the room and into the minds of these men as they make the most difficult decisions t

Oct 15, 2018
Post-truth by McIntyre, Lee C., author. Post-truth

"Are we living in a post-truth world, where "alternative facts" replace actual facts and feelings have more weight than evidence? How did we get here? In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series, Lee McIntyre traces the development of the post-truth phenomenon from science denial through the rise of "fake news," from our psychological blind spots to the public's retreat into information silos. What, exactly, is post-truth? Is it wishful thinking, political spin, mass delusion, bol

Oct 16, 2018
Porto - stories from Portugal's historic Bolhão Market by Opaz, Gabriella, author. Porto - stories from Portugal's historic Bolhão Market

"Since the nineteenth century, the Bolha¨o Market in Porto has been the culinary hub of Northern Portugal, where farmers, fishermen, and artisan food producers (think wine, cheese, and olive oil) have gathered to sell their products and swap their stories in the open air. Due to the rise of chains and supermarkets, the number of vendors has slowly dwindled, and the market's walls have crumbled into disrepair - but the space still pulses with knowledge earned over generations and the rich culinar

Oct 16, 2018
Poached - inside the dark world of wildlife trafficking by Nuwer, Rachel Love, author. Poached - inside the dark world of wildlife trafficking

Nuwer explores the forces currently driving demand for animals and their parts; the toll that demand is extracting on species across the planet; and the conservationists, rangers, and activists who believe it is not too late to stop the impending extinctions.

Oct 16, 2018
Plight of the living dead - what the animal kingdom's real-life zombies reveal about nature -- and ourselves by Simon, Matt, author. Plight of the living dead - what the animal kingdom's real-life zombies reveal about nature -- and ourselves

Oct 11, 2018

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