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The kill jar - obsession, descent, and a hunt for Detroit's most notorious serial killer by Appleman, J. Reuben, author. The kill jar - obsession, descent, and a hunt for Detroit's most notorious serial killer

Enthralling. Gripping. Cinematic. Raw. A cold case murder investigation paced like a podcast, as visually stunning as a film, and as brave and personal as our darkest memoirs. J. Reuben Appelman cracks open one of America's most notorious murder sprees while simultaneously banging the gavel on his own history with violence. A deftly-crafted true crime story with grit, set amid the decaying sprawl of Detroit and its outliers.--

Aug 13, 2018
The husband hunters - American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy by De Courcy, Anne, author. The husband hunters - American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy

"A deliciously told group biography of the young, rich, American heiresses who married impoverished, British gentry at the turn of the twentieth century - the real women who inspired Downton Abbey. Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege and breeding in which the titled, land-owning governing class had barricaded itself for so long was breached. The incomers were a group of y

Aug 8, 2018
The heart of a comet by Matam, Pages D., author. The heart of a comet

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Aug 14, 2018
The hard stuff - dope, crime, the MC5 & my life of impossibilities by Kramer, Wayne. The hard stuff - dope, crime, the MC5 & my life of impossibilities

"In January 1969, before the world heard a note of their music, The MC5 was on the cover of Rolling Stone. The missing link between free jazz and punk rock, they were raw, primal, and, when things were clicking, absolutely unstoppable. Led by legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer, The MC5 was a reflection of the times: exciting, sexy, violent, chaotic, and out of control, all but assuring their time in the spotlight would be short-lived. They toured the country, played with music legends, and had a r

Aug 13, 2018
The happy couple - how to make happiness a habit one little loving thing at a time by Goldsmith, Barton. The happy couple - how to make happiness a habit one little loving thing at a time

Aug 10, 2018
The Handy Shop Reference - Useful Facts and Figures for Every Woodworker by Begnal, Tom The Handy Shop Reference - Useful Facts and Figures for Every Woodworker

Aug 10, 2018
The gut wellness guide - the power of breath, touch, and awareness to reduce stress, aid digestion, and reclaim whole-body health by Post, Allison, 1956- author. The gut wellness guide - the power of breath, touch, and awareness to reduce stress, aid digestion, and reclaim whole-body health

"A user-friendly guide for anyone grappling with hard-to-pin-down causes of chronic pain, fatigue, gas, bloating, and other common disorders associated with the gut, as well as those wanting to improve their overall health Addressing a wide range of conditions--including digestive problems, anxiety, and depression--this easy-to-use guide presents simple and direct ways to relieve the stress related to some of today's most pressing health problems. It shows the devastating impact that imbalances

Aug 10, 2018
The girl on the dancing horse by Dujardin, Charlotte. The girl on the dancing horse

"Charlotte Dujardin and her charismatic horse Valegro burst onto the international sports scene with their record-breaking performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. This is their story."--

Aug 9, 2018
The fighters - Americans in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq by Chivers, C. J. (Christopher John), author. The fighters - Americans in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq

"Almost 2.5 million Americans have served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001. C.J. Chivers has reported from both fronts from the beginning, walking side by side with combatants for more than a dozen years. He describes the experience of war today as it is endured by those most at risk--the camaraderie and profound sense of purpose, alongside courage, frustration, and moral confusion mixed with technical precision. In these remote places where the reason for their presence is someti

Aug 13, 2018
The earth path - grounding your spirit in the rhythms of nature by Starhawk. The earth path - grounding your spirit in the rhythms of nature

The wiccan ecofeminist author of The Spiral Dance shares insight into how to develop a greater awareness of the natural world, protect the balance of nature, and draw on its significant powers; in a primer that draws on earth-based spiritual practices and offers group exercises, meditations, and spells.

Aug 9, 2018
The dark interval - letters on loss, grief, and transformation by Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926, author. The dark interval - letters on loss, grief, and transformation

Offers a selection of letters from the author's voluminous correspondence to bereaved friends that share his thought on mourning and death's place in our lives.

Aug 13, 2018
The cut out girl - a story of war and family, lost and found by Van Es, Bart, author. The cut out girl - a story of war and family, lost and found

"The extraordinary true story of a young Jewish girl in Holland under Nazi occupation who finds refuge in the homes of an underground network of foster families, one of them the author's grandparents Bart van Es left Holland for England many years ago, but one story from his Dutch childhood never left him. It was a mystery of sorts: a young Jewish girl named Lientje had been taken in during the war by relatives and hidden from the Nazis, handed over by her parents, who understood the danger they

Aug 13, 2018
The complete guide to adaptogens - from ashwagandha to rhodiola, medicinal herbs that transform and heal by Noveille, Agatha, author. The complete guide to adaptogens - from ashwagandha to rhodiola, medicinal herbs that transform and heal

"In The Complete Guide to Adaptagens, you'll learn about the numerous benefits of twenty-four popular adaptogenic herbs, including Rhodiola, Ashwagandha, Maca, He Shou Wu, and Holy Basil. You'll also find more than seventy-five easy recipes for potions and remedies to improve sleep, mood, mental focus, immune function, stamina, as well as general wellness and beauty. These all-natural, safe remedies fight the effects of chronic stress, while restoring your body's balance, health, and vitality"--

Aug 8, 2018
The colored pencil manual - step-by-step demonstrations for essential techniques by Winters, Veronica, author. The colored pencil manual - step-by-step demonstrations for essential techniques

"Experienced artists looking to master a new medium will relish this comprehensive guide to using colored pencils by Veronica Winters, author of How to Color Like an Artist. Step-by-step demonstrations with photos and directions illustrate the many details that bring a simple composition to brilliant life, offering readers a comprehensive overview of colored pencil techniques. A brief introduction covers necessary materials and explains the book's overall approach, and subsequent chapters addres

Aug 10, 2018
The collected poems of Frank O'Hara by O'Hara, Frank, 1926-1966. The collected poems of Frank O'Hara

Aug 10, 2018
The Chapo Guide to Revolution - A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason by Chapo Trap House (COR)/ Biederman, Felix/ Christman, Matt/ James, Brendan/ Menaker, Will The Chapo Guide to Revolution - A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason

Aug 10, 2018
The carrying - poems by Limón, Ada, author. The carrying - poems

From National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Ada Limón comes The Carrying?her most powerful collection yet. Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility?“What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?”?and a body seized by pain and vertigo as well as ecstas

Aug 9, 2018
The book of tea - beauty, simplicity and the Zen aesthetic by Okakura, Kakuzō, 1862-1913, author. The book of tea - beauty, simplicity and the Zen aesthetic

Aug 10, 2018
The book of home improvement - the most popular remodeling projects shown in full detail by The book of home improvement - the most popular remodeling projects shown in full detail

"Boasting 560 pages of hardworking, how-to instructions and photos, this is quite possibly the only home remodeling you, or any homeowner, will ever need! From basements to attics and everywhere in between, BLACK+DECKER The Book of Home Improvement shows you exactly how to do more than 100 of the most popular improvement projects"--

Aug 14, 2018
The book of books by The book of books

What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with a 2-hour special in May 2018 revealing America's 100 best-loved novels, determined by a rigorous national survey. Subsequent episodes will air in September and October. Celebrities and everyday Americans will champion their favorite novel and in the finale in late October, America's #1 best-loved novel will be revealed. The Great American Read: The Book of Books will present all 100 novels with fascinating

Aug 14, 2018

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