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I know how you feel - the joy and heartbreak of friendship in women's lives by Barth, F. Diane, author. I know how you feel - the joy and heartbreak of friendship in women's lives

Dec 14, 2017
I Wrote This Book Because I Love You - Essays by Kreider, Tim I Wrote This Book Because I Love You - Essays

Dec 14, 2017
I've got this round - more tales of debauchery by Hart, Mamrie, 1983- author. I've got this round - more tales of debauchery

"Hilarious, candid, and full of shenanigans, YouTube sensation Mamrie Hart is back with more adventures. When Mamrie simultaneously enters her 30s and finds herself single for the first time since college, the world is suddenly full of possibilities. Emboldened by the cool confidence that comes with the end of one's 20s plus the newfound independence of an attachment-free lifestyle, Mamrie commits herself to living life with even more spirit, adventure, and heart than before. Mamrie dives into

Dec 14, 2017
Improv nation - how we made a great American art by Wasson, Sam, author. Improv nation - how we made a great American art

"From the best-selling author of Fosse, a sweeping yet intimate--and often hilarious--history of a uniquely American art form that has never been more popular. At the height of the McCarthy era, an experimental theater troupe set up shop in a bar near the University of Chicago. Via word of mouth, astonished crowds packed the ad hoc venue to see its unscripted, interactive, consciousness-raising style. From this unlikely seed grew the Second City, the massively influential comedy ensemble, and it

Dec 12, 2017
Improv patchwork - dynamic quilts made with line & shape by Shell, Maria, 1966- author. Improv patchwork - dynamic quilts made with line & shape

Explore new options in improvisational piecing and empower your creativity! Cut and combine solid-color fabrics to create your own "prints" - stripes, polka dots, chevrons, plaids, and more. Forget the rules (and even your ruler) as you piece colorful solids into compelling quilt designs. Use color, pattern, and repetition to develop your personal design aesthetic as you stitch freely to create unique quilts that pack a punch!

Dec 12, 2017
In full flight - a story of Africa and atonement by Heminway, John Hylan, 1944- author. In full flight - a story of Africa and atonement

"A woman's quest for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II -- and a heroic career that hid a secret past. Over the span of fifty years, Dr. Anne Spoerry, French by birth, treated hundreds of thousands of individuals across rural Kenya. A member of the renowned Flying Doctors Service, Spoerry earned the cherished nickname "Mama Daktari"--"Mother Doctor"--from the people of Kenya. Yet few knew what drove her from post-World War II Europe to Africa. Now, in the first comprehensive story

Dec 15, 2017
In the beginning - a new interpretation of Genesis by Armstrong, Karen, 1944- In the beginning - a new interpretation of Genesis

Presents a new interpretation of the stories of Genesis, explaining how these ancient tales illuminate the human quest for meaning and the struggle between good and evil.

Dec 15, 2017
India by Blasi, Abigail, author. India

Dec 14, 2017
Insight City Guide Shanghai by Apa Digital (COR)/ APA Publications (UK) Ltd (COR) Insight City Guide Shanghai

Dec 14, 2017
Insight Guides China by Insight Guides (COR) Insight Guides China

Dec 14, 2017
Insight Guides Laos & Cambodia by Forbes, Andrew/ Fleming, Tom (EDT) Insight Guides Laos & Cambodia

Dec 14, 2017
Insight Guides Morocco by Tracanelli, Carine/ Zglinicki, Maciej (CON) Insight Guides Morocco

Dec 14, 2017
Insight Pocket Guides Seychelles by Insight Guides (COR) Insight Pocket Guides Seychelles

Dec 14, 2017
Insight Pocket Guides South Africa by Insight Guides (COR) Insight Pocket Guides South Africa

Dec 14, 2017
It was on fire when I lay down on it by Fulghum, Robert. It was on fire when I lay down on it

"The author presents a memorable collection of observations and commentary that range from an account of a disastrous Christmas pageant to travelogues."--

Dec 11, 2017
It's ok that you're not ok - meeting grief and loss in a culture that doesn't understand by Devine, Megan, author. It's ok that you're not ok - meeting grief and loss in a culture that doesn't understand

"In It's OK That You're Not OK, Megan Devine offers a profound new approach to both the experience of grief and the way we try to help others who have endured tragedy. Having experienced grief from both sides--as both a therapist and as a woman who witnessed the accidental drowning of her beloved partner--Megan writes with deep insight about the unspoken truths of loss, love, and healing. She debunks the culturally prescribed goal of returning to a normal, 'happy' life, replacing it with a far h

Dec 14, 2017
James Wright - a life in poetry by Blunk, Jonathan, author. James Wright - a life in poetry

"The sweeping authorized biography of one of America's most complex, influential, and enduring poets" --

Dec 14, 2017
Jane Austen's transatlantic sister - the life and letters of Fanny Palmer Austen by Kindred, Sheila Johnson, 1943- author. Jane Austen's transatlantic sister - the life and letters of Fanny Palmer Austen

"In 1807, genteel, Bermuda-born Fanny Palmer (1789-1814) married Jane Austen's youngest brother, Captain Charles Austen, and was thrust into a demanding life within the world of the British navy. Experiencing adventure and adversity in wartime conditions both at sea and onshore, the spirited and resilient Fanny travelled between Bermuda, Nova Scotia, and England. After crossing the Atlantic in 1811, she ingeniously made a home for Charles and their daughters aboard a working naval vessel, and de

Dec 15, 2017
Jane on the brain - exploring the science of social intelligence with Jane Austen by Jones, Wendy S., author. Jane on the brain - exploring the science of social intelligence with Jane Austen

"Why is Jane Austen so phenomenally popular? Why do we read Pride and Prejudice again and again? Why do we delight in Emma?s mischievous schemes? Why do we care that Anne Elliot of Persuasion suffers? We care because it is our biological destiny to be interested in people and their stories?the human brain is a social brain. And Austen?s characters are so believable, that for many of us, they are not just imaginary beings, but friends whom we know and love. And thanks to Austen's ability to captu

Dec 14, 2017
Journey Through Trauma - A Trail Guide to the 5-phase Cycle of Healing Repeated Trauma by Schmelzer, Gretchen L., Phd Journey Through Trauma - A Trail Guide to the 5-phase Cycle of Healing Repeated Trauma

Dec 14, 2017

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