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A street cat named Bob : and how he saved my life / James Bowen
When London street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building he had no idea how much his life was about to change
SF442.82.B68 A3 2013
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Inside of a dog : what dogs see smell and know / Alexandra Horowitz
What do dogs know? How do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz a cognitive scientist explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds each other and that other quirky animal the human
SF433 .H73 2009
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Education

I'd like to apologize to every teacher I ever had : my year as a rookie teacher at Northeast High / Tony Danza
Himself a discipline problem in high school actor Tony Danza discusses his experiences during a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Philadelphia's Northeast High School exploring the difficulties and joys of keeping today's technologically savvy and often alienated students engaged
LA2317.D26 A3 2012
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Geography

The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics / Daniel James Brown
Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washingtons 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans
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Buck Leonard : the black Lou Gehrig : the Hall of Famers story in his own words / Buck Leonard with James A. Riley
GV863.L45 A3 1995
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The clown prince of baseball / by Max Patkin and Stan Hochman
GV865.P38 A3 1994
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Eleven rings : the soul of success / Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty
During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important he succeeded in never wavering from coaching his way from a place of deep values. Jackson was tagged as the Zen master half in jest by sportswriters but the nickname speaks to an important truth: this is a coach who inspired not goaded who led by awakening and challenging the better angels of his players' nature not their egos fear or greed. This is the story of a preacher's kid from North Dakota who grew up to be one of the most innovative leaders of our time. In his quest to reinvent himself Jackson explored everything from humanistic psychology and Native American philosophy to Zen meditation. In the process he developed a new approach to leadership based on freedom authenticity and selfless teamwork that turned the hypercompetitive world of professional sports on its head.--From publisher description
GV884.J32 A3 2013
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Fantasy life : the outrageous uplifting and heartbreaking world of fantasy sports from the guy who's lived it / Matthew Berry
An inside assessment of the world of fantasy sports by the ESPN Senior Fantasy Analyst reveals the life-shaping impact of the multi-billion-dollar national pastime while chronicling his own rise to a leading figure in fantasy sports
GV1202.F35 B47 2013
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Francona : the Red Sox years / Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy
Francona explores his tenure in Boston examining how the beleaguered Red Sox reached incredible highs and equally incredible lows under his management including several championship victories
GV875.B62 F724 2013
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The Legend of Zelda : hyrule historia / translated by Michael Gombos ... [et al.]
Gives historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise including the history of Hyrule and the official chronology of the games
GV1469.35.L43 L44 2013
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Long shot / Mike Piazza with Lonnie Wheeler
The twelve-time All-Star catcher describes the inspiration he gleaned from his self-made father his early career with the Dodgers his memorable 2000 World Series with the Mets and the controversies that have marked his career
GV865.P52 A3 2013
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History

A higher call / by Adam Makos with Larry Alexander
This is the true story of the two pilots whose lives collided in the skies over wartime Germany on 21 December 1943 --the American--2nd Lieutenant Charlie Brown a former farm boy from West Virginia who came to captain a B-17--and the German--2nd Lieutenant Franz Stigler a former airline pilot from Bavaria who sought to avoid fighting in World War II
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American story : a lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things / Bob Dotson
In this book the host of the NBC Today Show shares his favorite stories of citizens making a difference around the country. For the six million people who watch the Emmy Award winning American Story with Bob Dotson on NBC's Today Show the author's reports celebrate the inspirational stories of everyday Americans. He has been crisscrossing the country for more than forty years logging more than four million miles in search of people who have quietly but profoundly changed our lives and our country for the better. Now in this book he presents a road map to the unsung heroes with thoughtful solutions to problems we all face incredible ideas that work and blueprints to living our dreams. Some of these Americans include: The boss who came out of retirement to start a new company for his former employees who could not find work The truck driver who taught microsurgery The man you've never heard of who has 465 profitable patents second only to Thomas Edison The doctor who developed the vaccine to prevent whooping cough who didn't retire until age 104 The physicians who recruited retired doctors and nurses to found a clinic for the poor on Hilton Head Island The Orgegon sawmill owner who offered a scholarship to any high school senior in his town who wanted to attend college. This is a deeply moving and endlessly fascinating alternative narrative of American visions and values
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Avatar the last Airbender. The promise / script Gene Luen Yang art and cover Gurihiru lettering Michael Heisler
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Brothers Emanuel : a memoir of an American family / Ezekiel Emanuel
A portrait of the dynamic Emanuel brothers cites their achievements in medicine politics and Hollywood offering insight into the family history unique upbringing and social atmosphere that influenced their lives
F548.54.E63 A3 2013
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Bunker Hill : a city a siege a revolution / Nathaniel Philbrick
Recounts the events of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution tracing the experiences of Patriot leader Dr. Joseph Warren a newly recruited George Washington and British General William Howe
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The butler : a witness to history / Wil Haygood
When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread so embedded in the culture as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen a butler who had served no fewer than eight presidents from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan
E840.8.A387 H39 2013
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City of Glass / Cassandra Clare
Still pursuing a cure for her mother's enchantment Clary uses all her powers and ingenuity to get into Idris the forbidden country of the secretive Shadowhunters and to its capital the City of Glass where with the help of a newfound friend Sebastian she uncovers important truths about her family's past that will not only help save her mother but all those that she holds most dear
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Coolidge / Amity Shlaes
A brilliant and provocative reexamination of America's thirtieth president Calvin Coolidge and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership
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Dirty wars : the world is a battlefield / Jeremy Scahill
In Dirty Wars Jeremy Scahill author of the New York Times best-seller Blackwater takes us inside America's new covert wars. As he reveals the foot soldiers in these battles operate daily across the globe and inside the United States with orders from the White House to do whatever is necessary to hunt down capture or kill individuals designated by the president as enemies of America
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Frozen in time : an epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II / Mitchell Zuckoff
In Nov. 1942 a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap the B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed miraculously all nine men aboard survived. A second rescue operation was launched but the plane the Grumman Duck flew into a storm and vanished. The survivors of the B-17 spent 148 days fighting to stay alive while waiting for rescue by famed explorer Bernt Balchen. Then in 2012 the U.S. Coast Guard and North South Polar mount an expedition to solve the mystery of the vanished plane and recover the remains of the lost plane's crew
D810.S45 Z83 2013
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The girls of Atomic City : the untold story of the women who helped win World War II / Denise Kiernan
In this book the author traces the story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge Tennessee through interviews with dozens of surviving women and other Oak Ridge residents. This is the story of the young women of Oak Ridge Tennessee who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in U.S. history. The Tennessee town of Oak Ridge was created from scratch in 1942. One of the Manhattan Project's secret cities it did not appear on any maps until 1949 and yet at the height of World War II it was using more electricity than New York City and was home to more than 75000 people many of them young women recruited from small towns across the South. Their jobs were shrouded in mystery but they were buoyed by a sense of shared purpose close friendships and a surplus of handsome scientists and Army men. But against this wartime backdrop a darker story was unfolding. The penalty for talking about their work even the most innocuous details was job loss and eviction. One woman was recruited to spy on her coworkers. They all knew something big was happening at Oak Ridge but few could piece together the true nature of their work until the bomb Little Boy was dropped over Hiroshima Japan and the secret was out. The shocking revelation: the residents of Oak Ridge were enriching uranium for the atomic bomb. Though the young women originally believed they would leave Oak Ridge after the war many met husbands there made lifelong friends and still call the seventy-year-old town home. The reverberations from their work there work they did not fully understand at the time are still being felt today
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The guns at last light : the war in Western Europe 1944-1945 / Rick Atkinson
Tells the dramatic story of the titanic battle for Western Europe from D-Day to the thrust to the heart of the Third Reich
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In my time : a personal and political memoir / Dick Cheney with Liz Cheney
In his unmistakable voice and with an insider's eye on history former Vice President Dick Cheney tells the story of his life and the nearly four decades he has spent at the center of American politics and power -- Provided by publisher
E840.8.C43 A3 2011
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Lawrence in Arabia : war deceit imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East / Scott Anderson
A narrative chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle East demonstrating how they instigated Jihad against British forces built an elaborate intelligence ring and forged ties to gain valuable oil concessions
D568.4.L45 A66 2013
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New moon : the graphic novel / Stephenie Meyer art and adaptation by Young Kim
Bella and Edward find themselves facing new obstacles including a devastating separation dangerous wolves roaming the forest in Forks and a sinister encounter with Italy's reigning royal family of vampires the Volturi
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The other Wes Moore : one name two fates / Wes Moore
Two kids with the same name were born blocks apart in the same decaying city within a few years of each other. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar army officer White House Fellow and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation
F189.B153 M66 2010
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River of dark dreams : slavery and empire in the cotton kingdom / Walter Johnson
520 Looks at the history of the Mississippi River Valley in the nineteenth century and the economy that developed there powered by steam engines and slave labor
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Saving Italy : the race to rescue a nation's treasures from the Nazis / Robert M. Edsel
When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943 they also seized control of mankind's greatest cultural treasures. As they had done throughout Europe the Nazis could now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance the treasures of the Vatican and the antiquities of the Roman Empire. In May 1944 two unlikely American heroes--artist Deane Keller and scholar Fred Hartt--embarked from Naples on the tresure hunt of a lifetime tracking billions of dollars of missing art including works by Michelangelo Donatello Titian Caravaggio and Botticelli
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The sleepwalkers : how Europe went to war in 1914 / Christopher Clark
An authoritative chronicle drawing on new research on World War I traces the paths to war in a minute-by-minute narrative that examines the decades of history that informed the events of 1914
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Templar / written by Jordan Mechner illustrated by LeUyen Pham & Alex Puvilland color by Hilary Sycamore and Alex Campbell
Martin isn't exactly the most steadfast or pious knight but he does manage to escape when the king of France and the pope massacre the Templars and steal their legendary treasure. In fact Martin rises to the occasion. He rallies a small force of surviving Templars and together the band hatches an audacious plan ... to steal the world's greatest treasure out from under the king's nose
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These few precious days : the final year of Jack with Jackie / Christopher Andersen
An account of Jack and Jackie Kennedy's final year together reveals details of their complex marriage including rumored infidelities the president's hidden medical problems and the tragic death of their infant son
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Those angry days : Roosevelt Lindbergh and America's fight over World War II 1939-1941 / Lynne Olson
Traces the crisis period leading up to America's entry into World War II describing the nation's polarized interventionist and isolationist factions as represented by the government in the press and on the streets
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Wave / Sonali Deraniyagala
On the morning of December 26 2004 on the southern coast of Sri Lanka Sonali Deraniyagala lost her parents her husband and her two young sons in the tsunami she miraculously survived. In this brave and searingly frank memoir she describes those first horrifying moments and her long journey since. She has written an engrossing unsentimental beautifully poised account: as she struggles through the first months following the tragedy furiously clenched against a reality that she cannot face and cannot deny and then over the ensuing years as she emerges reluctantly slowly allowing her memory to take her back through the rich and joyous life she's mourning from her family's home in London to the birth of her children to the year she met her English husband at Cambridge to her childhood in Colombo all the while learning the difficult balance between the almost unbearable reminders of her loss and the need to keep her family somehow still alive within her.--Publisher description
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Language and Literature

"Arte della gioia. English;""The art of joy / Goliarda Sapienza translated from the Italian by Anne Milano Appel with a foreword by Angelo Pellegr
Traces the events of the twentieth century through the experiences of Sicilian-born Modesta who defies the conventions of her fascist patriarchal society to rise from poverty and marry an aristocrat without compromising her deeply held values
PQ4879.A675 A7813 2013
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"Cuaderno de Maya. English;""Maya's notebook : a novel / Isabel Allende translated from the Spanish by Anne Mclean"""
After the death of her beloved grandfather nineteen-year-old Maya Vidal turning to drugs alcohol and petty crimes becomes trapped in a war between assassins the police the FBI and Interpol until her grandmother helps her escape to the remote island of Chilo?? off coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life. Maya a young American on the run records in her diary her adjustment to a new country her drug problems her romantic life and other developments
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"Diner. English;""The dinner : a novel / Herman Koch translated from the Dutch by Sam Garrett"""
Two couples meet for dinner at a fashionable restaurant in Amsterdam. Behind their polite conversation terrible things need to be said and with every forced smile and every new course the knives are being sharpened. Each couple has a fifteen-year-old son. The two boys are united by their accountability for a single horrific act an act that has triggered a police investigation and shattered the comfortable insulated worlds of their families. As the dinner reaches its culinary climax the conversation finally touches on their children. As civility and friendship disintegrate each couple show just how far they are prepared to go to protect those they love
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"Short stories. Selections;""Kinsey and me : stories / Sue Grafton"""
A collection of stories that reveal Kinsey's origins-- and Grafton's past. The nine stories that open the book show how fully formed Kinsey was from the beginning. The thirteen stories in the second part written in the decade following her mother's death feature Kit Blue a younger version of Grafton herself and reflect her troubled family life and the author's journey from anger to understanding and forgiveness
PS3557.R13 K56 2013
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12th of never / James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
A week after giving birth Lindsay Boxer is investigating two cases: a grisly murder where the main suspect is an NFL player and an eccentric professor who thinks his dreams of a murder are real. Will Detetective Lindsay Boxer be pushed to breaking point?
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50 girls 50 : and other stories / illustrated by Al Williamson with Frank Frazetta Roy G. Krenkel and Angelo Torres written by Al Feldstein Otto B
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7 miles a second / text: David Wojnarowicz art: James Romberger color: Marguerite Van Cook
PN6727.W58 S48 2012
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The 9th girl / Tami Hoag
Minneapolis investigators Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska find themselves in pursuit of a serial killer whose latest victim is a bullied adolescent who desperately sought a normal life
PS3558.O333 A617 2013
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A chain of thunder : a novel of the Siege of Vicksburg / Jeff Shaara
In May 1863 after months of hard and bitter combat Union troops under the command of Major General Ulysses S. Grant at long last successfully cross the Mississippi River. They force the remnants of Confederate Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton's army to retreat to Vicksburg burning the bridges over the Big Black River in its path. But after sustaining heavy casualties in two failed assaults against the rebels Union soldiers are losing confidence and morale is low. Grant reluctantly decides to lay siege to the city trapping soldiers and civilians alike inside an iron ring of Federal entrenchments. Six weeks later the starving and destitute Southerners finally surrender yielding command of the Mississippi River to the Union forces on July 4--Independence Day--and marking a crucial turning point in the Civil War --Jacket
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A dance with dragons / George R.R. Martin
New threats emerge to endanger the future of the Seven Kingdoms as Daenerys Targaryen ruling in the East fights off a multitude of enemies while Jon Snow Lord Commander of the Night's Watch faces his foes both in the Watch and beyond the great Wallof ice and stone
PS3563.A7239 D36 2011
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A deeper love inside : the Porsche Santiaga story / Sister Souljah
The stunning sequel to The Coldest Winter Ever. Sharp-tongued quick-witted Porsche worships her sister Winter. Cut from the same cloth as her father Ricky Santiaga Porsche is also a natural-born hustler. Passionate and loyal to the extreme she refuses to accept her new life in group homes foster care and juvenile detention after her family is torn apart. Unselfish she pushes to get back everything that ever belonged to her wealthy loving family
PS3569.O7374 D44 2013
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A delicate truth / John le Carr??
2008. A counter-terrorist operation codenamed Wildlife is being mounted on the British crown colony of Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister a private defense contractor who is also his bosom friend and a shady American CIA operative of the evangelical far-right. So delicate is the operation that even the Minister's personal private secretary Toby Bell is not cleared for it. Cornwall UK 2011. A disgraced Special Forces Soldier delivers a message from the dead. Was Operation Wildlife the success it was cracked up to be--or a human tragedy that was ruthlessly covered up? Summoned by Sir Christopher ( Kit ) Probyn retired British diplomat to his decaying Cornish manor house and closely observed by Kit's beautiful daughter Emily Toby must choose between his conscience and duty to his Service. If the only thing necessary to the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing how can he keep silent?
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A game of thrones : the graphic novel / George R.R. Martin adapted by Daniel Abraham art by Tommy Patterson colors by Ivan Nunes lettering by
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A perfect blood / Kim Harrison
When she discovers that a would-be creator is determined to make his (or her) own demons and needs her blood former witch-turned-day-walking-demon Rachel Morgan a bounty hunter faces her toughest adversary yet--humanity
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A serpent's tooth / Craig Johnson
When a lost Mormon child wanders into Absaroka County the intrepid Wyoming sheriff teams up with feisty deputy Victoria Moretti and longtime friend Henry Standing Bear on a high plains scavenger hunt that leads them to a violent interstate polygamy group
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A step of faith : the fourth journal of the walk series / Richard Paul Evans
"In St. Louis Alan Christoffersen faces another life-changing crisis putting his journey to grace in jeopardy;""Alan Christoffersen decided to leave his painful memories behind and walk from Seattle to the farthest point on the map Key West. In St. Louis when his severe vertigo is diagnosed as the side effect of a brain tumor Alan must go to Los Angeles for treatment. He is surrounded by those who care most for him but one by one he alienates them all and he resumes his journey in angry loneliness. Can he have faith that life can be worth living again?"""
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A tale for the time being / Ruth Ozeki
A time being is someone who lives in time and that means you and me and every one of us who is or was or ever will be. In Tokyo sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there's only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates' bullying. But before she ends it all Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother a Buddhist nun who's lived more than a century. A diary is Nao's only solace--and will touch lives in ways she can scarcely imagine. Across the Pacific we meet Ruth a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox--possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami. As the mystery of its contents unfolds Ruth is pulled into the past into Nao's drama and her unknown fate and forward into her own future. Full of Ozeki's signature humor and deeply engaged with the relationship between writer and reader past and present fact and fiction quantum physics history and myth A Tale for the Time Being is a brilliantly inventive beguiling story of our shared humanity and the search for home -- Provided by publisher
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A week in winter / Maeve Binchy
Follows the efforts of Chicky who with the help of Rigger (a bad boy turned good who is handy around the place) and her niece Orla (a whiz at business) turns a coastal Ireland mansion into a holiday resort and receives an assortment of first guests who throughout the course of a week share laughter and the heartache of respective challenges. John the American movie star who thinks he has arrived incognito Winnie and Lillian forced into taking a holiday together Nuala and Henry husband and wife both doctors who have been shaken by seeing too much death Anders the Swedish boy hates his father's business but has a real talent for music Miss Nell Howe a retired school teacher who criticizes everything and leaves a day early much to everyone's relief the Walls who have entered in 200 contests (and won everything from a microwave oven to velvet curtains including the week at Stone House) and Freda the psychic who is afraid of her own visions
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The accursed / Joyce Carol Oates
In 20th century Princeton New Jersey a powerful curse which besets the wealthiest of families causes the disappearance of a young bride and when her brother sets out to find her he crosses paths with the town's most formidable people including Grover Cleveland and Upton Sinclair
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Affliction / Laurell K. Hamilton
Vampire hunting heroine Anita Blake faces creatures that hunt in daylight and are faster and stronger than vampires. If they bite you you become just like them. And round and round it goes. Can Anita stop them before more humans perish in agony?
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Alex Cross run / James Patterson
Detective Alex Cross arrests renowned plastic surgeon Elijah Creem for sleeping with teenage girls. Now his life ruined Creem is out of jail and he's made sure that no one will recognize him--by giving himself a new face. A young woman is found hanging from a sixth-floor window and Alex is called to the scene. The victim recently gave birth but the baby is nowhere to be found. Before Alex can begin searching for the missing newborn and killer he's called to investigate a second crime. All of Washington D.C. is in a panic and when a third body is discovered rumours of three serial killers send the city into an all-out frenzy. Alex's investigations are going nowhere and he's too focused on the cases to notice that someone has been watching him--and will stop at nothing until he's dead
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The amazing Spider-Man. Dying wish / [creators Dan Slott Humberto Ramos Richard Elson.]
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America again : re-becoming the greatness we never weren't / written and edited by Stephen Colbert ... [et al.] writers Michael Brumm ... [et al.]
Covering subjects ranging from healthcare to the economy to food Stephen gives America the dose of truth it needs to get back on track
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Americanah / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America only to find her dreams are not all she expected -- Provided by publisher
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And the mountains echoed / Khaled Hosseini
Presents a story inspired by human love how people take care of one another and how choices resonate through subsequent generations. Afghanistan 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live with their father and step-mother in the small village of Shadbagh. Their father Saboor is constantly in search of work and they struggle together through poverty and brutal winters. To Adbullah Pari as beautiful and sweet-natured as the fairy for which she was named is everything
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Angelopolis / Danielle Trussoni
Danielle Trussoni's bestselling first novel Angelology wove biblical lore the Orpheus myth and Milton's Rebel Angels into a present-day world tinged with the divine supernatural. The novel plunged two endearing loners--art historian V. A. Verlaine and Evangeline a beautiful young nun--into an ancient battle between a secret society and mankind's most insidious enemies: angel-human hybrids known as the Nephilim. Now a decade has passed since Verlaine saw Evangeline alight from the Brooklyn Bridge the sight of her wings a betrayal that haunts him still. The Nephilim are again on the rise scheming to construct their own paradise--the Angelopolis-- and ruthlessly pursued by Verlaine in his new calling as an angel hunter. But when Evangeline materializes Verlaine is besieged by doubts that will only grow as forces more powerful than even the Nephilim draw them from Paris to Saint Petersburg and deep into the provinces of Siberia and the Black Sea coast. A high-octane tale of abduction and liberation treasure seeking and divine warfare Angelopolis plumbs Russia's imperial past modern genetics and the archangel Gabriel's famous visitations to conceive a fresh tableau of history and myth that will once again enthrall readers the world over -- Provided by publisher
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The Animal Man omnibus / Grant Morrison writer Chaz Truog Doug Hazlewood Tom Grummett Paris Cullins Steve Montano Mark McKenna Mark Farmer artists
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Aquaman. Vol. 1 The trench / Geoff Johns writer Ivan Reis penciller Joe Prado inks Rod Reis colorist Nick J. Politano letterer
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Ava Gardner : the secret conversations / Peter Evans and Ava Gardner
A self-portrait of the late film legend's golden-era Hollywood life traces her impoverished childhood in North Carolina through the heights of her career sharing details of her relationships with such figures as Mickey Rooney Frank Sinatra and George C. Scott
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Avengers / writer Jonathan Hickman ... [et al.]
The greatest heroes in comics together on one unbeatable team! The Avengers 'go large' expanding their roster and their sphere of influence to a global and even interplanetary level. When Captain America puts out his call--who will answer? Big threats big ideas big idealism--these are the Avengers NOW!
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Avengers : season one / Peter David writer Andrea Di Vito Jon Buran Nigel Raynor Mike Bowden Walden Wrong artists Wil Quintana color artist VC's
A hidden foe manipulates the newly minted Avengers from the shadows meticulously sowing the seeds of discord and mistrust - and causing the new teammates to question the very ties that bind them together as they hunt for the fugitive Hulk. Thor - a shape-shifting alien with a secret agenda? Captain America - a hoax? Iron Man - an enemy conspirator? Their confidence in each other shattered will the heroes destroy each other before the conspirator is revealed? Only the smartest among them will see through the deception...and it's not who you think!
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Avengers vs. X-Men / [story: Jason Aaron ... et al.]
The world-destroying Phoenix Force is back -- and this time the Avengers are intent on stopping it. Cyclops and his X-Men have other ideas. To Captain America the Phoenix threatens doom. To Cyclops it could mean slavation. Marvel's two greatest leaders wage war with the Phoenix's chosen host -- Hope Summers -- caught in the middle. As the fate of a girl trained from birth to be a mutant savior hangs in the balance how far are Captain America and Cyclops willing to go? The answer lies in a battle so big no one world -- no one series -- could contain it! --Provided by publisher
PN6728.A9 A964 2012
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The aviator's wife : a novel / Melanie Benjamin
Despite her own major achievements--she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States--Anne Morrow Lindbergh is viewed merely as Charles Lindbergh's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence and to embrace at last life's infinite possibilities for change and happiness
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Bad blood / Dana Stabenow
New York Times bestselling author Dana Stabenow's latest finds Kate Shugak entangled in a bitter tribal rivalry and murder One hundred years of bad blood between the villages of Kushtaka and Kuskulana come to a boil when the body of a young Kushtaka ne'er-do-well is found wedged in a fish wheel. Sergeant Jim Chopin's prime suspect is a Kuskulana man who is already in trouble in both villages for falling in love across the river. But when the suspect disappears members of both tribes refuse to speak to Jim. When a second murder that looks suspiciously like payback occurs Jim has no choice but to call in Kate Shugak for help. This time though her Park relationships may not be enough to sort out the truth hidden in the tales of tragedy and revenge -- Provided by publisher
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Bad monkey / Carl Hiaasen
Andrew Yancy late of the Miami Police soon-to-be-late of the Key West Police has a human arm in his freezer. There is a logical explanation for that but not for how and why it parted from its owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon explanation is full of holes and if he can prove murder his commander might relieve him of Health Inspector duties aka Roach Patrol. But first Yancy will negotiate an ever-surprising course of events from the Keys to Miami to a Bahamian out island with a crew of equally ever-surprising characters including: the twitchy widow of the frozen arm an avariciously idiotic real estate developer a voodoo witch whose lovers are blinded-unto-death by her particularly peculiar charms Yancy's new love a kinky medical examiner and the eponymous Bad Monkey
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Batgirl. Volume 2 Knightfall descends / Gail Simone writer Ardian Syaf Ed Benes Alitha Martinez Vicente Cifuentes artists Ulises Arreola colorist
Gotham City can be dangerous. No one knows this more than Barbara Gordon. Recovered physically but not emotionally Batgirl is back on patrol. Unfortunately others have their own ideas about how best to safeguard the city. These vigilantes will execute every criminal they find down to the pettiest offenders. The answer to a maniac named Knightfall a masked woman who wants to save Gotham but not before drowning it in blood. Smart and skilled she is every bit Batgirl's equal. But right now Batgirl isn't who she used to be -- dust jacket flap
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Batman Detective Comics. Volume 2 Scare tactics / Tony S. Daniel Gregg Hurwitz James Tynion IV writers Tony S. Daniel ... [et al.] artists Tomeu M
Batman must face the madness of the Mad Hatter and then take on the Talons of the Court of Owls! But even if he survives that he must face a whole new set of fears when the Scarecrow returns! Can the Dark Knight overcome the terror the Scarecrow brings? And explore the bizarre similarities between these two enemies and how the idea of fear has shaped their lives! --Amazon.com
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Batman the dark knight / Paul Jenkins ... [et al.] writers David Finch Ed Benes pencillers Richard Friend Rob Hunter & Jack Purcell inkers
Delving into the more supernatural and esoteric areas of Gotham City the six-part storyline explores the horrific murder of one of Bruce Wayne's childhood friends . . . and the terrible ramifications the brutal crime has on Batman's life
PN6728.B363 D375 2012
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Batman. night of the owls / Scott Snyder Greg Capullo
As evil spreads across Gotham City Batman's allies including Red Robin Batwing and Robin find themselves in a battle coming from all sides. The Court of Owls has shown its hand and it's up to the collective effort of these heroes to stop it in this sprawling tale of corruption and violence
PN6728.B363 N544 2013
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Batman. Noel / story and art by Lee Bermejo colors by Barbara Ciardo letters by Todd Klein foreword by Jim Lee
Inspired by Charles Dickens' immortal classic A Christmas Carol BATMAN: NOEL features different interpretations of The Dark Knight along with his enemies and allies in different eras
PN6728.B363 N645 2011
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Batman. Volume 2 The City of Owls / Scott Snyder writer James Tynion IV co-writer Greg Capullo Jonathon Glapion Rafael Albuquerque Jason Fabok Bec
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Batwoman. Vol. 2 To drown the world / J.H. Williams III W. Haden Blackman Amy Reeder Trevor McCarthy
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Beautiful day : a novel / Elin Hilderbrand
Gathering on Nantucket for a wedding planned to the letter by the bride's late mother the Carmichaels and the Grahams hide their scandal-ridden crumbling lives from the blissfully unaware happy couple
PS3558.I384355 B45 2013
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Before Watchmen : Comedian/Rorschach / Brian Azzarello J.G. Jones Lee Bermejo
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Before Watchmen : Minutemen/Silk Spectre / Darwyn Cooke Amanda Conner writers Darwyn Cooke Amanda Connor artists Phil Noto Paul Mounts colorists
The prequels to the best-selling graphic novel of all-time are finally here: BEFORE WATCHMEN! For over twenty years the back stories of the now-iconic characters from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon's landmark graphic novel had been the subject of much debate and theorizing. Now DC Comics has assembled the greatest creators in the industry to further paint the world of WATCHMEN starting with this first volume starring MINUTEMEN and SILK SPECTRE. The critically acclaimed and Eisner Award-winning creator of DC: THE NEW FRONTIER Darwyn Cooke lends his talents MINUTEMEN. As the predecessor to the Watchmen the Minutemen were assembled to fight against a world that have more and more rapidly begun to spin out of control. Can these heroes from completely different backgrounds and with completely different attitudes on crime come together? Or will they fall apart before they begin? SILK SPECTRE takes an introspective look at the WATCHMEN feature player's struggles with her overbearing superhero mother and her scattered path toward taking the mantle of the Silk Spectre. With gorgeous art by co-writer and illustrator Amanda Conner (POWER GIRL The Pro) SILK SPECTRE takes a very different perspective at the world of BEFORE WATCHMEN
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Before Watchmen : Nite Owl/Dr. Manhattan / J. Michael Straczynski Adam Hughes Joe Kubert
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Before Watchmen : Ozymandias/Crimson Corsair / Len Wein John Higgins writers Jae Lee John Higgins Steve Rude artists June Chung John Higgins Glen
Follows Adrian Veidt's journey to become the world's smartest man and fulfill his desire to right a corrupt planet
PN6728.W386 W46 2013
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Benediction / Kent Haruf
A terminally ill cancer patient is attended throughout his final days by his wife and daughter while the trio contemplates their relationships with an estranged son a situation that stirs up painful memories for a new next-door neighbor who has recently lost her mother
PS3558.A716 B46 2013
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Best kept secret / Jeffrey Archer
Best Kept Secret opens a moment after the end of The Sins of the Father with the resolution of the trial and the triumphant marriage of Harry Clifton and Elizabeth Barrington finally uniting their family. Harry now a bestselling novelist Emma their son Sebastian and orphaned Jessica make a new life for themselves but all is not as happy and secure as it could be. Emma's brother Giles is engaged to a woman who may be more interested in Barrington's fortune and title than in a long and happy marriage. And Sebastian though he is bright isn't quite the hard worker that his father was at school and finds a hard time resisting the temptations that his somewhat unsavory friends provide. It all comes to a head when a new villain is uncovered a face from the past with grudges against both Harry and Giles - Fisher who tortured Harry at school and later took credit for Giles' heroics during the war. Fisher teams up with Giles' now ex-wife to wreak havoc on Giles' latest election as well as meddle with affairs inside Barringtons while Harry and Emma must deal with a new scheme that Sebastian has unwittingly fallen into with a supposed friend. The drama continues for Harry Clifton and his family bringing this mesmerizing saga into the 1960s
PR6051.R285 B47 2013
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Blood & beauty : the Borgias : a novel / Sarah Dunant
A tale inspired by the lives of Borgia siblings Lucretia and Cesare traces the family's rise in the aftermath of Rodrigo Borgia's rise to the papacy during which war a terrifying sexual plague and the family's notorious reputation forge an intimate bond between brother and sister
PR6054.U45756 B59 2013
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Bloodfire quest : the dark legacy of Shannara / Terry Brooks
A follow-up to The Wards of Faerie places the fate of an innocent young girl in the hands of protectors who embark on a dangerous quest to protect a once-peaceful world from dangerous creatures imprisoned behind an eroding magical barrier
PS3552.R6596 B56 2013
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Bombshell / Catherine Coulter
FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith must figure out who was behind the attempt on his sister's life while helping FBI agents Savich and Sherlock discover who murdered the grandson of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank
PS3553.O843 B66 2013
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The books of magic deluxe edition / Neil Gaiman John Bolton Charles Vess
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Breaking point / C.J. Box
Joe Pickett investigates the disappearance of a local businessman who recently had his intended retirement property declared wetlands and is suspected in the murder of two EPA employees
PS3552.O87658 B74 2013
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The Burgess boys : a novel / Elizabeth Strout
Catalyzed by a nephew's thoughtless prank a pair of brothers confront painful psychological issues surrounding the freak accident that killed their father when they were boys a loss linked to a heartbreaking deception that shaped their personal and professional lives
PS3569.T736 B87 2013
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Calculated in death / J.D. Robb
When Marta Dickenson a well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother is murdered Lieutenant Eve Dallas immerses herself in her billionaire husband Roarke's world of big business to discover who arranged a hit on an innocent woman
PS3568.O243 C35 2013
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Carrie and me : a mother-daughter love story / Carol Burnett
In this beautiful and poignant tribute to her late daughter award-winning actress and New York Times bestselling author Carol Burnett presents a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life
PN2287.B85 A3 2013
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Castle. Richard Castle's a calm before storm : a Derrick Storm mystery / writer Peter David pencils Robert Atkins with Al Barrionuevo (#2) & Carlos
The Derrick Storm adaptations continue in an all-new miniseries based on the hit ABC show Castle! Derrick Storm's gruesome discovery winds up drawing him into an international spectacle. Who is The Fear? What does he want with Derrick? And why is Derrick's father next on his hit list? As the international situation in New York continues to degrade Derrick Storm reaches out to the one person who may be able to help him: his former handler Clara Strike. But even if she responds will she be with him or against him?
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The chance / Karen Kingsbury
Vowing to meet eleven years after sealing letters they wrote to each other in an old metal box best friends Ellie and Nolan both have reservations about seeing each other again as loneliness personal tragedies and a lack of faith haunt both of them
PS3561.I4873 C47 2013
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Chew / written & lettered by John Layman drawn & coloured by Rob Guillory
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The cooked seed : a memoir / Anchee Min
From Anchee Min the author of the internationally bestselling memoir Red Azalea --The eagerly awaited sequel in which she comes to America to find her way her voice and her love
PS3563.I4614 Z46 2013
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Cross roads : a novel / by Wm. Paul Young
" Anthony Spencer is egotistical proud of being a self-made business success at the peak of his game even though the cost of winning was painfully high. A cerebral hemorrhage leaves Tony comatose in a hospital ICU. He 'awakens' to find himself in a surreal world a 'living' landscape that mirrors dimensions of his earthly life from the beautiful to the corrupt. It is here that he has vivid interactions with others he assumes are projections of his own subconscious but whose directions he follows nonetheless with the possibility that they might lead to authenticity and perhaps redemption. The adventure draws Tony into deep relational entanglements where he is able to 'see' through the literal eyes and experiences of others but is blind to the consequences of hiding his personal agenda and loss that emerge to war against the processes of healing and trust. Will this unexpected coalescing of events cause Tony to examine his life and realize he built a house of cards on the poisoned grounds of a broken heart? Will he also have the courage to make a critical choice that can undo a major injustice he set in motion before falling into a coma? -- Provided by publisher;"" William Paul Young author of the international bestseller THE SHACK tells a story of the incremental transformation of a man caught in the torments of his own creation somewhere between heaven and earth. -- Provided by publisher"""
PR9199.4.Y696 C76 2012
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The Cuckoo's Calling / Robert Galbraith
After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: his sister the legendary supermodel Lula Landry known to her friends as the Cuckoo famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties rock-star boyfriends and desperate designers and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure enticement seduction and delusion known to man. --Dust jacket
PR6068.O93 C83 2013
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Dad is fat / Jim Gaffigan
In Dad is Fat stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan who's best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets bacon manatees and McDonald's expresses all the joys and horrors of life with five young children--everything from cousins ( celebrities for little kids ) to toddlers' communication skills ( they always sound like they have traveled by horseback for hours to deliver important news ) to the eating habits of four year olds ( there is no difference between a four year old eating a taco and throwing a taco on the floor ). Reminiscent of Bill Cosby's Fatherhood Dad is Fat is sharply observed explosively funny and a cry for help from a man who has realized he and his wife are outnumbered in their own home --Provided by publisher
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Daddy's gone a hunting / Mary Higgins Clark
In this novel the author exposes a dark secret from a family's past that threatens the lives of two sisters Kate and Hannah Connelly when the family-owned furniture firm in Long Island City founded by their grandfather and famous for its fine reproductions of antiques explodes into flames in the middle of the night leveling the buildings to the ground including the museum where priceless antiques have been on permanent display for years. The ashes reveal a startling and grisly discovery and provoke a host of suspicions and questions. Was the explosion deliberately set? What was Kate tall gorgeous blond a CPA for one of the biggest accounting firms in the country and sister of a rising fashion designer doing in the museum when it burst into flames? Why was Gus a retired and disgruntled craftsman with her at that time of night? What if someone is not who he claims to be? Now Gus is dead and Kate lies in the hospital badly injured and in a coma so neither can tell what drew them there or what the tragedy may have to do with the hunt for a young woman missing for many years nor can they warn that somebody may be covering his tracks willing to kill to save himself. Step by step the author once again presents the reader with a perplexing mystery a puzzling question of identity and a fascinating cast of characters one of whom may just be a ruthless killer
PS3553.L287 D327 2013b
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Damascus Countdown / Joel C. Rosenberg
After Israel declares war on Iran CIA operative David Shirazi infiltrates the Iranian regime and intercepts information indicating that two Iranian nuclear warheads have been moved to a secure and undisclosed location
PS3618.O832 D36 2013
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Daredevil. End of days / Brian M Bendis David Mack writers Klaus Janson pencils Bill Sienkiewicz finished art & paintings Alex Maleev additional
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Dead ever after / Charlaine Harris
When Sookie learns the reason why Eric's vampires are keeping their distance from her she is devastated. Then a shocking murder rocks Bon Temps and Sookie is arrested for the crime in this final Sookie Stackhouse novel
PS3558.A6427 D4255 2013
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Dead space. Liberation / written by Ian Edginton art by Christopher Shy
On the planet Uxor Earthgov Sergeant John Carver's wife and son are attacked by fanatics trying to liberate the Marker site where she works
PN6728.D429 S534 2013
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The death and return of Superman omnibus / Dan Jurgens Karl Kesel Jerry Ordway Louise Simonson Roger Stern with Dennis Janke William Messner-Loebs Ger
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Death of yesterday / M.C. Beaton
Sergeant Hamish Macbeth pays no mind to a bothersome woman who went out drinking and forgot all the events of the previous evening until she turns up murdered
PR6052.E196 D48 2013
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Deeply Odd : an Odd Thomas novel / Dean Koontz
Odd Thomas journeys through California and Nevada after a vision about the murders of three children an effort throughout which he befriends a series of eccentric helpers who become allies in a battle against a sociopath and a network of killers
PS3561.O55 D46 2013
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Don't go / Lisa Scottoline
Fleeing home from his military service in Afghanistan when his wife dies in an apparent freak household accident Dr. Mike Scanlon struggles with the tragedy his inability to bond with his new baby daughter and a downsizing in his medical practice only to discover a shocking secret that changes his understanding of everything
PS3569.C725 D66 2013b
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Drinking and tweeting : and other Brandi blunders / Brandi Glanville
She's the brutally honest breath of fresh air on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills known for her dramatic divorce her barely-there clothing and her inability to keep her mouth shut. So why should she change now? Brandi Glanville tells all in this hilarious no-holds-barred memoir. Fans have been waiting for Brandi's scoop on one of the biggest divorces of the decade since her husband of eight years abandoned her and their two sons to marry country singer LeAnn Rimes. Not only does Brandi spill the beans about her side of the split the lovable housewife shares the incredible wild ride that took her from a life in the ghetto to Hollywood's most elite circles. For the first time Brandi talks about how she escaped a rough neighborhood on the outskirts of Sacramento and stumbled into a successful modeling career that swept her into a world of Paris Fashion Weeks private jets and uncircumcised penises. Before she knew it Brandi was the perfect Hollywood trophy wife--at least until her marriage exploded. Today the refreshingly filter-free housewife and unapologetic mom is the newest full-time cast member of Bravo's juggernaut franchise where she often elicits raised eyebrows and gossip from her costars for her refusal to be the scorned ex-wife to be bullied to change her sarcastic sense of humor or--on most occasions--to wear a bra. Sassy raunchy and compulsively readable Drinking and Tweeting perfectly captures Brandi's open-book attitude as she dishes about everything from her DUI her cheating ex her one-night stands and the secret plastic surgery that made her seventeen again. You're sure to enjoy every page of this funny upbeat honest tale. Clear your schedule for an afternoon and grab your favorite cocktail a comfy seat. and maybe a Xanax. But that's for later -- Provided by publisher
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The Dude and the Zen master / Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman
A dialogue between the actor and his long-time spiritual guru explores the challenges of Bridges' Hollywood career and the ways in which Zen teachings have informed his efforts to do good in the modern world
PN1997.B444 B75 2012
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Earth 2. Volume 1 The gathering / James Robinson writer Nicola Scott Eduardo Pansica pencillers Trevor Scott Sean Parsons inkers
Earth has been attacked! In the shadow of the dark forces more powerful than the planet has ever seen the greatest super-humans have failed. Before all is lost a new breed of heroes must unite and combat the insidious evil invading the Earth. But who can be trusted? --P. [4] of cover
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The English girl : a novel / Daniel Silva
The wayward son of Israeli intelligence Gabriel Allon is plunged into a high stakes game of murder espionage and corruption after a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica which threatens to destroy a prime minister's career
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The eye of God / James Rollins
Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force set out to discover a truth tied to the fall of the Roman Empire to a mystery going back to the birth of Christianity and to a weapon hidden for centuries that holds the fate of humanity
PS3568.O5398 E94 2013
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Fables : the deluxe edition book five / Bill Willingham writer Mark Buckingham Steve Leialoha David Hahn Lan Medina Andrew Pepoy Dan Green artists
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Fables : the deluxe edition book six / Bill Willingham Mark Buckingham Steve Leialoha Jim Fern Shawn McManus
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Family pictures / Jane Green
As dark truths from the past reveal themselves two middle-aged women must learn to forgive--for the sake of their children and themselves
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The fifth assassin / Brad Meltzer
Archivist Beecher White discovers a connection that may link the individuals responsible for the only four successful assassinations of American Presidents after discovering a modern-day killer who is recreating the assassins' crimes
PS3563.E4496 F54 2013
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Fifty shades darker / E. L. James
Daunted by the singular sexual tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house
PR6110.A4555 F54 2012
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Fifty shades freed / E L James
Even though Christian and Anastasia are now a proper couple they still have many obstacles to overcome including Christian's past coming back to haunt Anastasia
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Fifty shades of Grey / E. L. James
When literature student Anastasia Steele is drafted to interview the successful young entrepreneur Christian Grey for her campus magazine she finds him attractive enigmatic and intimidating. Convinced their meeting went badly she tries to put Grey out of her mind--until he happens to turn up at the out-of-town hardware store where she works part-time
PR6110.A4555 F56 2012
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First lord's fury / Jim Butcher
The savage Vord are on the march and Gaius Octavian first lord of Alera must lead his legions to the Calderon Valley to stand against them--using all of his intelligence ingenuity and furycraft to save their world from eternal darkness
PS3602.U85 F57 2009
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First sight : a novel / Danielle Steel
Running a successful fashion empire in Paris and New York that hides the pain of a failed marriage Timmie O endures a sequence of meaningless relationships before a surprise bout of appendicitis places her under the care of alluring but married French doctor Jean-Charles Vernier
PS3569.T33828 F53 2013
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Fly away / Kristin Hannah
A follow-up to Firefly Lane returns readers to the world of Tully Kate and Tully's mother who explore their understandings about love family loss and redemption while turning to each other in the hopes of salvaging their lives
PS3558.A4763 F59 2013b
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The Freddie stories / Lynda Barry
The Freddie Stories traces a year in the life of Freddie the youngest member of the dysfunctional Mullen family. These four-panel entries--each representing an episode in the life of Freddie--bring to life adolescence pimples and all. No matter what happens it all seems to go wrong for Freddie--he's set up as an arsonist mercilessly teased in school and bossed around by classmates. With consummate skill Lynda Barry writes about the cruelty of children at this most vulnerable age when the friends they make and the paths they choose can forever change their lives -- from publisher's web site
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Frost burned / Patricia Briggs
The werewolf pack and Mercy Thompson's mate Adam have been abducted. Outclassed and on her own Mercy may be forced to seek assistance from any ally she can get no matter how unlikely
PS3602.R53165 F76 2013
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The golden egg / Donna Leon
At the request of his wife Commissario Brunetti looks into the death of a deaf mentally disabled man who worked at their dry-cleaners and uncovers a mystery when the man left no official records and his mother is reluctant to speak to him
PS3562.E534 G65 2013
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Good prose : the art of nonfiction / Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd
Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing--about the creation of good prose--and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship
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Green lantern. Volume 2 The revenge of Black Hand / Geoff Johns writer
After the events of war of the green lanterns the villainous Sinestro is suddenly a Green Lantern whether he wants to be or not! Now teaming up with his former foe Hal Jordan and Sinestro find themselves investigating a crime that leads them deep into the homeworld of the Indigo Tribe. As their situation grows more and more dire the unlikely team of these two Green Lanterns uncovers a secret that will change the GL Corps forever!
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Grumpy cat : a grumpy book / by Grumpy Cat
Internet sensation Grumpy Cat's epic feline frown has inspired legions of devoted fans. Celebrating the grouch in everyone the Grumpy Cat book teaches the fine art of grumpiness and includes enough bad attitude to cast a dark cloud over the whole world
PN6231.C23 G78 2013
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Guilt : an Alex Delaware novel / Jonathan Kellerman
A series of horrifying events occur in quick succession in the same upscale L.A. neighborhood. A backyard renovation unearths an infant's body buried sixty years ago. And soon thereafter in a nearby park another disturbingly bizarre discovery is made not far from the body of a young woman shot in the head. Helping LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis to link these eerie incidents is brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware. But even the good doctor's vast experience with matters both clinical and criminal might not be enough to cut down to the bone of this chilling case--and draw out the disturbing truth. --Provided by the publisher
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Halo : cryptum / Greg Bear
Bornstellar Makes Eternal Lasting is a young rebellious Forerunner who seeks out the marvelous artifacts left behind by the Precursors --long-vanished superbeings of unknowable power and intent -- an act that forces his father's hand and forever changes Bornstellar's destiny ... and the fate of the entire galaxy
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Halo : primordium / Greg Bear
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Halo : silentium / Greg Bear
In the last years of the Forerunner empire chaos rules. The Flood--a horrifying shape-changing parasite--has arrived in force aided by unexpected allies. Internal strife within the ecumene has desperately weakened Forerunner defenses.Too little too late the legal rate of Juridicals is only now investigating possible crimes by the Master Builder and others. Evidence-gathering agents known collectively as Catalog have been dispatched to collect testimony from the Librarian and both Didacts: the Ur-Didact treacherously abandoned in a Flood-infested system and the Bornstellar Didact who accompanies the Librarian as she preserves specimens against the dire possibility of Halo extermination. Facing the imminent collapse of their civilization the Librarian and the Ur-Didact reveal what they know about the relationship between the long-vanished Precursors and the Flood. The Precursors created many technological species including humanity and the Forerunners. But the roots of the Flood may be found in an act of enormous barbarity carried out beyond our galaxy ten million years before...Because of that barbarism a greater evil looms. Only the Ur-Didact and the Librarian--husband and wife pushed into desperate conflict--hold the keys to a solution. Facing the consequences of a mythic tragedy one of them must now commit the greatest atrocity of all time--to prevent an insane evil from dominating the entire universe -- Provided by publisher
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Hand drying in America and other stories / Ben Katchor
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Happy happy happy : my life and legacy as the Duck Commander / Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach
This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Phil Robertson the original Duck Commander and Duck Dynasty star from early childhood through the founding of a family business -- Provided by publisher
PN1992.4.R535 A3 2013
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Harlan Ellison's 7 against chaos / story and art by Harlan Ellison & Paul Chadwick Ken Steacy colorist Todd Klein letterer
In a distant future Earth is in grave danger: The fabric of reality itself in unraveling leading to catastrophic natural disasters displaced souls appearing from bygone eras and sudden shocking cases of spontaneous combustion. The only hope for Earth's survival is a force of seven warriors each with his or her special abilities. But can these alien Seven Samurai learn to get along in time to find the source of the gathering chaos and save all of reality?
PN6728.E45 A63 2013
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Harry Potter : page to screen the complete filmmaking journey / [Bob McCabe]
Here is a lavish and personal look at the entire film-making process that turned the world's bestselling fiction series into a blockbuster movie franchise. From the acquisition of the film rights to the casting and the assembly of the creative team the book is a unique behind-the-scenes look at the making of one of the most popular film series in cinema history
PN1995.9.H364 M33 2011
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The Heavenstone secrets / V.C. Andrews
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The heist : a novel / Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
Just when it seems that international crook Nicolas Fox has been captured for good he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job working side by side with Special Agent Kate O'Hare. Problem is teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who's hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O'Hare's patience and Fox's skill -- if the two don't kill each other first
PS3555.V2126 H35 2013
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Hidden order : a thriller / Brad Thor
When a string of high-profile kidnappings in Washington D.C. escalate upon the discovery that the victims are being murdered an eventual ransom demand triggers terror throughout the country and covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is summoned to put an end to the crisis
PS3620.H75 H53 2013
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The High King of Montival : a novel of the Change / S.M. Stirling
Rudi Mackenzie must return to Montival in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest and forge an alliance with old enemies if he is ever going to defeat the minions of the Prophet and assume his rightful place as Artos King of Montival
PS3569.T543 H54 2010
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The hit / David Baldacci
Skilled assassin Will Robie is asked by the U.S. government to track down fellow assassin Jessica Reel who has gone rogue but during his pursuit of Reel Robie realizes that her betrayal may be concealing a larger threat that could impact the whole world
PS3552.A446 H55 2013
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The hobbit : an unexpected journey : chronicles : art & design / foreword by Dan Hennah introduction by Richard Taylor written by Daniel Falconer
A celebration of Peter Jackson's creative vision packed with concept artwork and development paintings from his film The hobbit: an unexpected journey. Each artist provides detailed and entertaining commentary that reveals the story behind the vision
PN1997.2.H62 F35 2012
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House rules : a novel / by Jodi Picoult
A teenager with Asperger's syndrome--smart quirky with a passion for crime scene analysis--winds up on trial for murder
PS3566.I372 H68 2010
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Hunting Eve / Iris Johansen
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan battles her captor -- the madman Jim Doane -- and discovers brutally dangerous truths about why she has been targeted
PS3560.O275 H86 2013
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The husband list / Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly
Pressured by her mother to marry a proper gentleman Caroline Maxwell reluctantly considers Lord Bremerton while harboring a secret longing for adventure and passion with her brother's world-traveling friend Jack whose new money and lack of title render him an unsuitable candidate in her mother's eyes
PS3555.V2126 H87 2013
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I still dream about you : a novel / Fannie Flagg
Birmingham real estate agent and former Miss Alabama Maggie Fortenberry learns valuable lessons about the nature of friendship the challenges of modern life and the dangers of impossible dreams as she struggles to keep Red Mountain Realty afloat and bury the heartbreaking secrets of her past
PS3556.L26 I3 2010
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I wear the black hat : grappling with villains (real and imagined) / Chuck Klosterman
The cultural critic questions how modern people understand the concept of villainy describing how his youthful idealism gave way to an adult sympathy with notorious cultural figures to offer insight into the appeal of anti-heroes
P96.V48 K58 2013
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Inferno : a novel / Dan Brown
In the heart of Italy Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces--Dante's Inferno --as he battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle
PS3552.R685434 I54 2013
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The Interestings / Meg Wolitzer
The kind of creativity that is rewarded at age fifteen is not always enough to propel someone through life at age thirty not everyone can sustain in adulthood what seemed so special in adolescence. The summer that Nixon resigns six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts become inseparable. The friendships endure and even prosper but also underscore the differences in their fates in what their talents become and the shapes their lives take
PS3573.O564 I58 2013
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Interview with the vampire : Claudia's story / Anne Rice art and adaptation by Ashley Marie Witter
She was the vampire who never should have been her very existence an abomination among the creatures of the night. A predator's lust imprisoned in the body of a child she moves through the shadows of a world forever beyond her reach. Orphan daughter victim and monster--This is Claudia's story --From publisher's web site
PN6727.W548 I68 2012
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The Invincible Iron Man omnibus / writers David Michelinie ... [et al.]. pencilers/layouts John Romita Jr. ... [et al.]
PN6728.I585 I762 2013
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The Jack Kirby omnibus
PN6727.K57 A6 2011
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Jerusalem : a family portrait / Boaz Yakin and Nick Bertozzi
Jerusalem is the story of a single family--three generations of very different people--as they are swept up in the chaos of nation-making from 1940 to 1948. Love death faith family and politics form the perilous mix that fuels this ambitious cinematic graphic novel about the events surrounding the creation of the modern Israeli state. --Dust jacket
PN6727.Y34 J47 2013
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Joyland / by Stephen King
Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973 Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder the fate of a dying child and the ways both will change his life forever
PS3561.I483 J69 2013
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Justice League. Volume 2 The villain's journey / Geoff Johns writer Jim Lee ... [et al.] pencilers Scott Williams ... [et al.] inkers Alex Sincl
Features a story that reintroduces the team's greatest champion Steve Trevor and Green Arrow intends to join the Justice League but one member stands against this: Aquaman. Then the Justice League faces an all-new major nemesis!
PN6728.J87 J65 2013
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Keep it pithy : useful observations in a tough world / Bill O'Reilly
O'Reilly offers a classic collection of the most memorable writings from his previous books and columns topped off with a new introduction and looks back at how his opinions and ideas have been proven right or wrong by the passage of time
PN4874.O73 A25 2013
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Kick-ass 2 prelude : Hit-Girl / writer & co-creator Mark Millar breakdowns & co-creator John Romita Jr. finishes & ink washes Tom Palmer coloris
Mindy Mccready has mastered a hundred ways to kill a man. Her father the superhero known as Big Daddy made sure of that. She's used her skills to wipe out mobsters super-villains and more. So why does facing the popular girls at middle school feel like her toughest challenge yet? With Big Daddy now gone Hit-Girl tries her hardest to make good on a 'normal' life with her mom and stepdad. So she strikes a deal with fledgling superhero Kick-Ass: She'll train him to stay alive if he'll teach her how to fit in with the other girls at school. But with a new mafia don on the rise being normal may just have to wait. -- Jacket
PN6728.K53 M553 2013
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The Kill room : a Lincoln Rhyme novel / Jeffery Deaver
Renowned investigator and forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme is drafted to investigate the sniper-killing of a U.S. citizen in the Bahamas. While his partner Amelia Sachs traces the victim's steps in Manhattan Rhyme leaves the city to pursue the sniper himself
PS3554.E1755 K55 2013
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Ladies' night / Mary Kay Andrews
Cut off from her palatial home and checking account after an act of post-divorce rage forces her to move in with her widowed mother and attend court-mandated group therapy rising media star Grace Stanton bonds with three fellow patients who she helps plot respective pursuits of justice and closure
PS3570.R587 L34 2013
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The last threshold / R.A. Salvatore
"Drizzt fears the loss of Dahlia to his former enemy while agents of the elite drow hide a secret agenda and Tiago Baenre enlists Bregan D'aerthe in his quest to destroy Drizzt;""Drizzt Do'Urden navigates a winding path littered with secrets and lies. Tangled up in his companion Dahlia's dark secrets the ties that once held her close to Drizzt threaten to tear as her bonds to his former foe Artemis Entreri continue to grow. Meanwhile in the caverns of Gauntlgrym the drow Tiago Baenre enlists the help of Bregan D'aerthe in his quest to destroy Drizzt. Determined to stand for what's right in the Realms once again Drizzt forges a new road north-- toward Icewind Dale"""
PS3569.A462345 L37 2013
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Leadershift : a call for Americans to finally stand up and lead : why we need to recognize and overcome the five laws of decline / Orrin Woodward and
A business parable challenges American leaders to take active roles to reverse the economic decline relating the story of a CEO who taps the insights of trusted advisors to rally citizens and meet economic financial and political challenges
PS3623.O686 L42 2013
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Leaving everything most loved : a novel / Jacqueline Winspear
London 1933. Two months after the body of an Indian woman named Usha Pramal is found in the brackish water of a South London canal her brother newly arrived in England turns to Maisie Dobbs to find out the truth about her death. Not only has Scotland Yard made no arrests evidence indicates that they failed to conduct a full and thorough investigation
PR6123.I575 L43 2013
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Legends of the Dark Knight. Alan Davis. Volume one / Alan Davis
Presents the adventures of Batman as he battles the Joker Catwoman the Scarecrow and the Madd Hatter
PN6728.L444 A436 2012
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Let's explore diabetes with owls : essays etc. / David Sedaris
From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's shop Sedaris takes us on side-splitting adventures that are not to be forgotten
PS3569.E314 L47 2013
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Life after life : a novel / Jill McCorkle
The residents staff and neighbors of the Pine Haven retirement center (from twelve-year-old Abby to eighty-five-year-old Sadie) share some of life's most profound discoveries. What they eventually learn about themselves and one another will transform them all
PS3563.C3444 L54 2013
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Life after life : a novel / Kate Atkinson
What if you could live again and again until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910 Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night Ursula Todd is born lets out a lusty wail and embarks upon a life that will be to say the least unusual. For as she grows she also dies repeatedly in a variety of ways while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war. Does Ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny? And if she can -- will she? Darkly comic startlingly poignant and utterly original -- this is Kate Atkinson at her absolute best -- Provided by publisher
PR6051.T56 L54 2013
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The light in the ruins : a novel / Chris Bohjalian
Hoping to safeguard themselves from the ravages of World War II within the walls of their ancient villa in Florence the noble Rosatis family become prisoners in their home when eighteen-year-old Cristina's courtship by a German lieutenant prompts the Nazis to take over the estate a situation that leads to a serial murder investigation years later
PS3552.O495 L54 2013
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Light of the world / James Lee Burke
Police detective Dave Robicheaux faces off with the most diabolical villain he has ever faced in the twentieth installment of the Dave Robicheaux series. A summer getaway in Montana for Dave Robicheaux's family and friends is violently shattered by the arrival of serial killer and prison escapee Asa Surrette. He avoids the death penalty for murders he committed while capital punishment was banned in his home state of Kansas. But when Robicheaux's daughter Alafair writes a series of articles implicating Surrette in other murders which could get him death he decides to escape prison and make her pay. Can Robicheaux save his daughter?
PS3552.U723 L54 2013
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Love dishonor marry die cherish perish : a novel / David Rakoff
The characters' lives are linked to each other by acts of generosity or cruelty. A daughter in early 20th century Chicago a hobo during the Great Depression an office girl in 1950s Manhattan the young man reveling in 1960s San Francisco then later tends to dying friends as the AIDS pandemic hits as the new century opens a man who has lost his way finds a measure of peace in a photograph he discovers in an old box-an image of pure and simple joy that unites the themes of this work
PS3618.A436 L68 2013
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Lover at last : a novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood / J.R. Ward
Qhuinn son of no one is used to being on his own. Disavowed from his bloodline shunned by the aristocracy he has finally found an identity as one of the most brutal fighters in the war against the Lessening Society. But his life is not complete. Even as the prospect of having a family of his own seems to be within reach he is empty on the inside his heart given to another.... Blay after years of unrequited love has moved on from his feelings for Qhuinn. And it's about time: The male has found his perfect match in a Chosen female and they are going to have a young--just as Qhuinn has always wanted for himself. It's hard to see the new couple together but building your life around a pipe dream is just a heartbreak waiting to happen. As he's learned firsthand. Fate seems to have taken these vampire soldiers in different directions but as the battle over the race's throne intensifies and new players on the scene in Caldwell create mortal danger for the Brotherhood Qhuinn finally learns the true definition of courage and two hearts that are meant to be together finally become one -- Provided by publisher
PS3623.A73227 L675 2013
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Lover awakened : a novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood / J.R. Ward
When Zsadist the most feared vampire of the Black Dagger Brotherhood rescues Bella from the evil Lessening Society he is nearly driven insane by rage against her tormentors and must confront his tortured past in order to have a future
PS3623.A73227 L682 2013
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Lover eternal / J.R. Ward
Within the brotherhood Rhage is the vampire with the strongest appetites. He's the best fighter the quickest to act on his impulses and the most voracious lover for inside him burns a ferocious curse cast by the Scribe Virgin. Possessed by this dark side Rhage fears the times more when his inner dragon is unleashed making him a danger to everyone around him. Mary Luce a survivor of many hardships is unwittingly thrown into the vampire world and reliant on Rhage's protection. With a life-threatening curse of her own Mary is not looking for love. Her faith in miracles was lost years ago. But when Rhage's intense animal attraction turns into something more emotional he knows that he must make Mary his alone. And while their enemies close in Mary fights desperately to gain life eternal with the one she loves
PS3623.A73227 L686 2012
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Lover revealed / J.R. Ward
Human police officer Butch O'Neal is allowed into the Brotherhood's inner circle where he comes under the spell of the beautiful and aristocratic vampire Marissa. But O'Neal is no ordinary human and the real reason for his presence is soon revealed
PS3623.A73227 L6949 2013
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Lucky me : my life with--and without--my mom Shirley MacLaine / Sachi Parker Frederick Stroppel
The only child of MacLaine and her husband of thirty years Steve Parker Sachi's surreal childhood began when she was sent to Japan at the age of two to live with her mercurial father and his mistress. She divides her time being raised by a Japanese governess and going back and forth to L.A. to be with her mother hamming it up on movie sets in photo shoots and Hollywood parties. As she gets older and becomes involved in a series of abusive relationships she tries to unravel the mysteries of her childhood and her parents' unconventional marriage
PN2287.M18 P37 2013
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Marble season / by Gilbert Hernandez
PN6727.H47 M37 2013
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Marshal Law / writer Pat Mills Kevin O'Neill artist
PN6738.M37 M55 2013
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Mind MGMT. Volume one The manager / created written and illustrated by Matt Kindt foreword by Damon Lindelof
PN6727.K54 M56 2013
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Miss Julia stirs up trouble / Ann B. Ross
Bestselling author Ann B. Ross cooks up a batch of fun in this latest novel in her popular series With a crisp bite in the air Miss Julia is enjoying a well-earned respite by her new fireplace. But autumn leaves aren't the only things falling: James Hazel Marie's housekeeper has had a nasty tumble down some stairs. How can Hazel Marie feed and take care of him--not to mention a husband and two babies--when she barely knows how to boil water? Miss Julia jumps in to help by convincing the ladies of Abbotsville to put on their aprons and give cooking lessons. With success so close she can taste it Miss Julia isn't thrilled when an unexpected visitor shows up. Brother Vern Puckett Hazel Marie's no-good uncle started life on the wrong foot and stayed there. What could he possibly want from his frazzled niece this time? With a delightful helping of madcap antics Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble is a perfect next course in this charming series. -- Provided by publisher
PS3568.O84198 M5725 2013
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Mistress / James Patterson and David Ellis
Ben isn't like most people. Unable to control his racing thoughts he's a man consumed by his obsessions: movies motorcycles presidential trivia-and Diana Hotchkiss a beautiful woman Ben knows he can never have. When Diana is found dead outside her apartment Ben's infatuation drives him on a hunt to find out what happened to the love of his life. Ben soon discovers that the woman he pined for was hiding a shocking double life. And now someone is out to stop Ben from uncovering the truth about Diana's illicit affairs -- from publisher's web site
PS3566.A822 M57 2013
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Mom & me & mom / Maya Angelou
In this book Angelou details what brought her mother to send her away and unearths the well of emotions she experienced long afterward as a result. For the first time she reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence a presence absent during much of the author's early life. When her marriage began to crumble Vivian famously sent three-year-old Maya and her older brother away from their California home to live with their grandmother in Stamps Arkansas. Their reunion a decade later began a story that has never before been told
PS3551.N464 Z46 2013
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The mystery woman / Amanda Quick
Targeted by a disabled former spy for the Crown who wrongly believes she is blackmailing his sister Beatrice Lockwood offers her assistance in tracking down the real culprit and eventually falls for the spy only to find herself hunted by a mad scientist who would resurrect a dead lover
PS3561.R44 M95 2013b
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New Avengers / writer Jonathan Hickman penciler Steve Epting inkers Rick Magyar with Steve Epting
To prevent the collision of our universe with another the Illuminati must reassemble...NOW! It's the most powerful and brilliant team in the Marvel Universe: the Black Panther Iron Man Doctor Strange Black Bolt Mister Fantastic Namor the Sub-Mariner and the Beast against an infinite legion of parallel realities. Armed with the six Infinity Gems the Illuminati gather to plan for the death of everything...but their task is complicated by old wounds lies and secret agendas. But when the Illuminati experience their first dimensional incursion can this loose brotherhood of end times trust each other enough to use the Infinity Gems in unison? And what new member will join the group? --Amazon.com
PN6728.A9 N38 2013
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Night moves / Randy Wayne White
Unsure if he or his friend Tomlinson was the target of a recent murder attempt Doc Ford continues investigating a near-poisoning a plane crash and an explosion off Sanibel Island
PS3573.H47473 N48 2013
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The night ranger / Alex Berenson
When four friends working at a giant refugee camp in Kenya for Somalis are hijacked by bandits John Wells brought in to find them goes undercover in a country that isn't his usual playing field where he discovers that the truth behind the kidnappings is far more complex than he imagined
PS3602.E75146 N54 2013
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NOS4A2 : a novel / Joe Hill illustrations by Gabriel Rodr?ˇguez
Victoria McQueen has a secret gift for finding things: a misplaced bracelet a missing photography answers to unanswerable questions. On her Raleigh Tuff Burner bike she makes her way to a rickety covered bridge that within moments takes her wherever she needs to go whether it's across Massachusetts or across the country. Charles Talent Manx has a way with children. He likes to take them for rides in his 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith with the NOS4A2 vanity plate. With his old car he can slip right out of the everyday world and onto the hidden roads that transport them to an astonishing--and terrifying--playground of amusements he calls Christmasland. Then one day Vic goes looking for trouble--and finds Manx. That was a lifetime ago. Now Vic the only kid to ever escape Manx's unmitigated evil is all grown up and desperate to forget. But Charlie Manx never stopped thinking about Victoria McQueen. He's on the road again and he's picked up a new passenger: Vic's own son
PS3608.I4342 N67 2013
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Notorious nineteen : a Stephanie Plum novel / Janet Evanovich
After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin Vinnie's bail bonds agency Stephanie Plum finally lands an assignment that could put her checkbook back in the black. Geoffrey Cubbin facing trial for embezzling millions from Trenton's premier assisted-living facility has mysteriously vanished from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy. Now it's on Stephanie to track down the con man. The problem is Cubbin has disappeared without a trace a witness or his money-hungry wife. Rumors are stirring that he must have had help with the daring escape or that maybe he never made it out of his room alive. Since the hospital staff's lips seem to be tighter than the security and it is hard for Stephanie to blend in to assisted living Stephanie's Grandma Mazur goes in undercover. But when a second felon goes missing from the same hospital Plum is forced into working side by side with Trenton's hottest cop Joe Morelli in order to crack the case. Solving the case is harder than she imagined and to make sure the rent is paid she takes on a second job protecting her mentor Ranger from a deadly special forces adversary
PS3555.V2126 N68 2012
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The ocean at the end of the lane / Neil Gaiman
It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here and menace unleashed - within his family and from the forces that have gathered to destroy it. His only defense is three women on a farm at the end of the lane. The youngest of them claims that her duckpond is ocean. The oldest can remember the Big Bang
PR6057.A319 O24 2013
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The one trick rip-off : + deep cuts / written and illustrated by Paul Pope lettered by Michael Neno
There're plenty of gangs in Los Angeles: north of downtown it's the Paid-in-Spades and down south past Washington there's nothing. There's the East-Side Firegirls and Thee Suertes and past El Pueblo on the west side it's the One Tricks. That's what Tubby is a One Trick but he's hungry to be someone else someone out of Los Angeles. He and his girl Vim want to split but before they can they need some cash. And that's what the One Tricks got about a quarter million. If their plan comes off they're set for life. If it doesn't their lives don't matter much anyway
PN6727.P65 O53 2013
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The Ophelia cut : a novel / John Lescroart
Defense attorney Dismas Hardy returns to defend a close friend against murder charges in New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart's most suspenseful and intricately plotted novel to date -- Provided by publisher
PS3562.E78 O74 2013
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Ordinary grace : a novel / William Kent Krueger
Looking back at a tragic event that occurred during his thirteenth year Frank Drum explores how a complicated web of secrets adultery and betrayal shattered his Methodist family and their small 1961 Minnesota community
PS3561.R766 O73 2013
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Out of warranty / Haywood Smith
Wanting to remarry when her health-care costs eat up all of her money widow Cassie Jones enlists the grudging help of reclusive fellow patient Jack and devises a pragmatic but unconventional solution when dating proves unsuccessful
PS3569.M53728 O88 2013
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The Outer Banks house : a novel / Diann Ducharme
Falling in love with penniless fisherman Ben who she tutors in exchange for his services for her father Reconstruction-era plantation mistress Abigail Sinclair is devastated when Ben becomes entangled in her father's illicit Ku Klux Klan activities
PS3604.U336 O87 2010
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Paris : the novel / Edward Rutherfurd
Presents a multigenerational saga detailing the history of Paris from its founding under the Romans to the hotbed of cultural activity during the 1920s and 1930s
PR6068.U88 P38 2013
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Poor little bitch girl / Jackie Collins
PR6053.O425 P66 2010
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The power trip / Jackie Collins
A luxurious yacht in the Sea of Cortez a birthday cruise for one of the world's most beautiful women and an invitation no one can refuse
PR6053.O425 P69 2013
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Pride and prejudice and zombies: dawn of the dreadfuls / By Steve Hockensmith illustrations by Patrick Arrasmith
As our story opens the Bennet sisters are enjoying a peaceful life in the English countryside. They idle away the days reading gardening and daydreaming about future husbands--until a funeral at the local parish goes strangely and horribly awry. Suddenly corpses are springing from the soft earth--and only one family can stop them. As the bodies pile up we watch Elizabeth Bennet evolve from a naive young teenager into a savage slayer of the undead --Container
PS3608.O29 D39 2010
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Private Berlin / James Patterson and Mark Sullivan
The Berlin office of the world's most renowned investigation firm looks into the disappearance of an agent Chris Schneider whose last case involved an unfaithful billionaire a cheating soccer player and a seedy nightclub owner
PS3566.A822 P763 2013
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Queen bee of Mimosa Branch / Haywood Smith
Abandoned and left destitute by her unfaithful husband Georgia housewife Linwood Scott returns to the home of her eccentric family and learns unexpected lessons about singlehood her loved ones and dysfunctional relationships
PS3569.M53728 Q44 2002
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The red hat club rides again / Haywood Smith
When their childhood friend Pru falls off the wagon Red Hat Club members Georgia SuSu Teeny Diane and Linda rally to reinstate her sobriety an endeavor involving a haphazard Vegas kidnapping and wayward group therapy sessions
PS3569.M53728 R45 2005
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Red sparrow : a novel / Jason Matthews
Drafted against her will to serve the regime of Vladimir Putin as an intelligence seductress Dominika Egorova engages in a charged effort of deception and tradecraft with first-tour CIA officer Nathaniel Nash before a forbidden attraction threatens their careers
PS3613.A8484 R43 2013
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Red velvet cupcake murder / Joanne Fluke
When one of her famous Red Velvet cupcakes is thought to have caused the death of her rival--a scandalous Lake Eden legend who was trying to steal her boyfriend--Hannah Swensen becomes the unlikely suspect in a murder investigation and must whip up the real killer before someone else gets iced
PS3556.L685 R43 2013
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Revenge wears Prada : the devil returns / Lauren Weisberger
A sequel to The Devil Wears Prada finds Andy Sachs and her partner Emily blossoming throughout eight years at the head of a wildly successful high fashion bridal magazine only to be haunted by memories of their former boss on the eve of Andy's wedding
PS3623.E453 R48 2013b
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Robert B. Parker's Ironhorse / Robert Knott
Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch newly appointed as Territorial Marshals find themselves traveling by train through Indian Territories. Their first marshaling duty starts as a simple prisoner escort mission but becomes complicated when the Texas Governor and his family board the train--along with $500000. The men have to watch for and contend with Bloody Bob Brandice who was left with two .44 slugs in his chest during his last meeting with Virgil -- Provided by publisher
PS3611.N685 R63 2013
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Robert B. Parker's Wonderland / Ace Atkins
Henry Cimoli and Spenser have been friends for years yet the old boxing trainer has never asked the private eye for a favor. Until now. A heavy-handed developer is trying to buy up Henry's condo on Revere Beach and sends thugs to move the process along. Soon Spenser and his apprentice Zebulon Sixkill find a trail leading to a mysterious and beautiful woman a megalomaniacal Las Vegas kingpin and plans to turn to a chunk of land north of Boston into a sprawling casino. Bitter rivals emerge alliances turn and the uglier pieces of the Boston political machine look to put an end to Spenser's investigation. Aspiration greed and twisted dreams all focus on the old Wonderland dog track where the famous amusement park once fronted the ocean. For Spenser and Z this simple favor to Henry will become the fight of their lives
PS3601.T487 R638 2013b
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Robert Ludlum's the Utopia experiment / written by Kyle Mills
While assessing the military potential of a new intelligence device Covert-One's Colonel Jon Smith realizes the technology must never fall into the hands of America's enemies
PS3563.I42322 R64 2013
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The score : a graphic novel / by Darwyn Cooke [based on the character created by Richard Stark] edited by Scott Dunbier
Parker assembles a dozen of the best caper men he can find to knock over his most audacious target yet: an entire town. They scheme they prepare and they execute with military precision unaware that the whole thing is about to blow up in their faces --p. [4] of cover
PN6727.C64 S367 2012
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Second honeymoon / James Patterson and Howard Roughan
FBI agent John O'Hara and Special Agent Sarah Brubaker hunt an ingenious pair of serial killers whose victims all have one chilling thing in common--they're newlyweds
PS3566.A822 S43 2013
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Sh*t my dad says / Justin Halpern
Tuesdays with Morrie meets F My Life in this hilarious coming-of-age book about a son's relationship with his foul-mouthed father by the 29-year-old comedy writer who created the massively popular Twitter feed of the same name
PS3608.A5488 S57 2010
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Shadow of freedom / David Weber
Michelle Henke Queen Elizabeth of Manticore's first cousin Honor Harrington's best friend and the commanding officer of Manticore's Tenth Fleet is just a bit surprised when a messenger arrives from the Mobius System to inform her that the Mobius Liberation Front is prepared to rise in rebellion against the hated regime President Svein Lombroso. She has no orders from her government to assist any rebellions or liberation movements she's short on ships ... but she doesn't care. No one is going to send thousands of patriots to their deaths on her watch
PS3573.E217 S52 2013
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Shadow Woman : a novel / Linda Howard
Lizette Henry possessing unusual detection skills but struggling with a memory disorder accepts help from the mysterious and seductive Xavier--a stranger who triggers disturbing images of an unspeakable crime of which Lizette may or may not be the perpetrator
PS3558.O88217 S56 2013b
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Silken prey / John Sandford
At 1:15 a.m a Minnesota political fixer answers his doorbell. The next thing he knows he's waking up on the floor of a moving car lying on a plastic sheet his body wet with blood. When the car stops a voice says Hey I think he's breathing and another voice says Yeah? Give me the bat. And that's the last thing he ever knows. Lucas Davenport is investigating another case when the trail leads to the man's disappearance then--very troublingly--to the Minneapolis police department itself and then--most troublingly of all--to a woman who could give Machiavelli lessons. She has very definite ideas about the way the world should work the money ruthlessness and sheer will to make it happen. No matter who gets in the way
PS3569.A516 S57 2013
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The silver star : a novel / Jeannette Walls
Two motherless sisters--Bean and Liz--are shuttled to Virginia where their Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that's been in their family for generations. When school starts in the fall Bean easily adjusts and makes friends and Liz becomes increasingly withdrawn. Then something happens to Liz and Bean is left to challenge the injustice of the adult world
PS3623.A3644 S55 2013
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Sisterland : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld
When the strongest earthquake in U.S. history occurs just north of their St. Louis home Kate and Jeremy find the disaster further complicated by Kate's self-proclaimed-medium twin's prediction about a more powerful earthquake a situation that places Kate under public scrutiny and reveals her own psychic abilities
PS3619.I94 S57 2013
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Six years / Harlan Coben
Six years have passed since Jake Sanders watched Natalie the love of his life marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his career as a college professor. Six years of keeping his promise to leave Natalie alone and six years of tortured dreams of her life with her new husband Todd. But six years haven't come close to extinguishing his feelings and when Jake comes across Todd's obituary he can't keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd's wife he's hoping for--but she is not Natalie. Whoever the mourning widow is she's been married to Todd for more than a decade and with that fact everything Jake thought he knew about the best time of his life--a time he has never gotten over--is turned completely inside out. As Jake searches for the truth his picture-perfect memories of Natalie begin to unravel. Mutual friends of the couple either can't be found or don't remember Jake. No one has seen Natalie in years. Jake's search for the woman who broke his heart and who lied to him. soon puts his very life at risk as it dawns on him that the man he has become may be based on carefully constructed fiction
PS3553.O225 S59 2013
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The Sleeper omnibus / Ed Brubaker writer Sean Phillips artist and cover Colin Wilson Jim Lee additional artists Janet Gale ... [et .al] Jimmy
PN6727.B77 S48 2012
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The son / Philipp Meyer
Part epic of Texas part classic coming-of-age story part unflinching portrait of the bloody price of power this is a novel that maps the legacy of violence in the American West through the lives of the McCulloughs an ambitious family as resilient and dangerous as the land they claim. Spring 1849. Eli McCullough is thirteen years old when a marauding band of Comanches takes him captive. Brave and clever Eli quickly adapts to life among the Comanches learning their ways and waging war against their enemies including white men which complicates his sense of loyalty and understanding of who he is. But when disease starvation and overwhelming numbers of armed Americans decimate the tribe Eli finds himself alone. Neither white nor Indian civilized nor fully wild he must carve a place for himself in a world in which he does not fully belong a journey of adventure tragedy hardship grit and luck that reverberates in the lives of his progeny
PS3613.E976 S66 2013
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The sound of broken glass : [a novel] / Deborah Crombie
While investigating the murder of a well-respected barrister who was found dead at a seedy hotel in Crystal Palace Detective Inspector Gemma James and her partner Detective Sergeant Melody Talbot begin to question everything they think they know about their world and those they trust most
PS3553.R5378 S68 2013
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Starting Now : A Blossom Street Novel / Debbie Macomber
After being let go from her competitive high-pressure Seattle law firm Libby Morgan reaches out to old friends and spends her afternoons at A Good Yarn the local knitting store where she forms close bonds with three women and finds time for romance with a charming and handsome doctor who seems to be her perfect match. But just as everything is coming together Libby must make a choice that could forever change the life she holds so dear
PS3563.A2364 S737 2013
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The storyteller : a novel / Jodi Picoult
Sage Singer becomes friends with an old man who is particularly beloved in her community after they strike up a conversation at the bakery where she works. Josef Weber is everyone's favorite retired teacher and Little League coach. One day he asks Sage for a favor to kill him. Shocked Sage refuses but then he tells her he deserves to die. Once he reveals his secret Sage wonders if he is right. Can someone who has committed a truly heinous act ever redeem themselves with good behavior? Should you offer forgiveness to someone if you are not the party who was wronged? And most of all if Sage even considers his request is it murder or justice? What do you do when evil lives next door?
PS3566.I372 S76 2013
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The striker : an Isaac Bell adventure / Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
After witnessing a terrible coal mining accident Detective Isaac Bell hunts for the high-level saboteurs he believes are responsible
PS3553.U75 S85 2013
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Styxx / Sherrilyn Kenyon
As the twin to Acheron the hero who saved the human race centuries ago Styxx hasn't always been on his brother's side. But with an Atlantean goddess bent on setting wrongs right how do you find a way back from the darkness that wants to consume the entire world? One that wants to start by devouring your very soul?
PS3563.A311145 S89 2013
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Superman - Action Comics. Volume 2 Bulletproof / Grant Morrison writer Rags Morales Brad Walker Cully Hamner artists
PN6728.S9 M733 2013
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The Supremes at Earl's all-you-can-eat / Edward Kelsey Moore
Follows three high school friends--dubbed The Supremes --as they weather life's highs and lows but always gathering each Sunday at the same table at Earl's diner in Plainview Ind. to talk it all out
PS3613.O556 S87 2013
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Suspect / Robert Crais
Struggling to reclaim his career after the devastating murder of his partner eight months earlier LAPD cop Max Kent is teamed with a traumatized military canine named Maggie who assists Max in an effort to track down his late partner's killer
PS3553.R264 S85 2013
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles : the ultimate collection / [by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird]
PN6728.T35 T35 2011
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Tell me / Lisa Jackson
The most hated woman in Savannah Georgia is about to be set free. Twenty years ago Blondell O'Henry was convicted of murdering her eldest daughter and wounding her two other children. The prosecution said that beautiful selfish Blondell wanted to be rid of them to be with her lover. Now Blondell's son Niall has recanted his testimony and demolished the case. Reporter Nikki Gillette is determined to get the true story and not just for professional reasons. Blondell's murdered daughter Amity was Nikki's childhood friend. The night she died Amity begged Nikki to meet with her insisting she had a secret to tell but Nikki didn't go. Her guilt is compounded by other complications--Nikki's favourite uncle Alexander was the attorney who helped save Blondell from execution. And rumours swirl that he was one of her many lovers. Nikki's fianc?? Detective Pierce Reed is concerned she may be compromising the case. As she digs for answers during one of the most sweltering summers in Savannah's history he also worries for her safety. Everyone involved seems to have secrets from Blondell's old boyfriend and his fundamentalist snake-handling in-laws to the cop who led the original investigation. -- Publisher's statement from Amazon.com
PS3560.A223 T45 2013
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The third bullet / Stephen Hunter
Swagger becomes interested in exploring JFK's assassination asking questions few have asked before
PS3558.U494 T47 2013
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Totally Mad : 60 years of humor satire stupidity and stupidity / edited by John Ficarra designed by Patricia Dwyer [with an introduction by Stephe
PN6728.M33 T68 2012
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Touch & go : a novel / Lisa Gardner
When Justin and Libby Denbe along with their beautiful 15-year-old daughter disappear investigator Tessa Leoni must race against time to expose the Denbes' darkest secrets to discover who would want to kidnap such a perfect little family and just how far they are willing to go
PS3557.A7132 T68 2013
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TransAtlantic : a novel / Colum McCann
Newfoundland 1919. Two aviators Jack Alcock and Arthur Brown set course for Ireland as they attempt the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean placing their trust in a modified bomber to heal the wounds of the Great War. Dublin 1845 and '46. On an international lecture tour in support of his subversive autobiography Frederick Douglass finds the Irish people sympathetic to the abolitionist cause despite the fact that as famine ravages the countryside the poor suffer from hardships that are astonishing even to an American slave. New York 1998. Leaving behind a young wife and newborn child Senator George Mitchell departs for Belfast where it has fallen to him the son of an Irish-American father and a Lebanese mother to shepherd Northern Ireland's notoriously bitter and volatile peace talks to an uncertain conclusion. These three iconic crossings are connected by a series of remarkable women whose personal stories are caught up in the swells of history. Beginning with Irish housemaid Lily Duggan who crosses paths with Frederick Douglass the novel follows her daughter and granddaughter Emily and Lottie and culminates in the present-day story of Hannah Carson in whom all the hopes and failures of previous generations live on. From the loughs of Ireland to the flatlands of Missouri and the windswept coast of Newfoundland their journeys mirror the progress and shape of history. They each learn that even the most unassuming moments of grace have a way of rippling through time space and memory
PR6063.C335 T73 2013
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Uncanny Avengers. / Rick Remender writer
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Uncanny X-Force. Final execution / Rick Remender writer artists Mike McKone Phil Noto Julian Totino Tedesco
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Uncanny X-force. Otherworld / Rick Remender writer Greg Tocchini (#20-23) Phil Noto (#24) artists Dean White color artist VC's Cory Petit letter
PN6728.U533 O844 2012
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Uncanny X-force. The dark Angel saga / Rick Remender writer ... [et al.]
PN6728.U533 D375 2011
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Uncanny X-men / Brian Michael Bendis writer Chris Bachalo penciler/colorist Frazer Irving artist
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Unintended consequences / Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes as an attorney for the premier white-shoe law firm Woodman & Weld he has seen more than his share. But when he travels to Europe under highly unusual circumstances Stone finds himself at the center of a mystery that is even by his standards most peculiar. While investigating a high-profile murder he uncovers a puzzling conspiracy involving the European elite and the deadly games they play. With no checks on their ambition the wealthy will go to any ends to increase their power and only Stone stands in the way of their dark schemes. Two unexpected invitations may be the first clues in the intricate puzzle Stone must unravel to learn the truth a puzzle that will lead him deep into the rarefied world of European ultrawealth and privilege where billionaires rub elbows with spooks insider knowledge is traded at a high premium and murder is never too high a price to pay for a desired end. It soon becomes clear that beneath the bright lights of Europe lurks a shadowy underworld and its only rule is deadly ambition
PS3573.O642 U54 2012
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The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry : a novel / Rachel Joyce
Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known as he tries to find peace and acceptance
PR6110.O98 U55 2012
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Unsinkable : a memoir / Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway
The definitive tell-all memoir by film legend Debbie Reynolds UNSINKABLE is a story of heartbreak hope and survival -- Provided by publisher
PN2287.R45 A3 2013
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Until the end of time : a novel / Danielle Steel
In this poignant story of two parallel destinies a young New York lawyer and his wife link their destinies forever in a follow-your-dream move to rural Wyoming. Thirty-eight years later a Manhattan publisher and a young Amish woman become irresistibly drawn together through her writing. Somehow these two remarkable relationships come together in unexpected and surprising ways as lovers are lost and find each other again
PS3569.T33828 U58 2013
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Vader's little princess / Jeffrey Brown
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Vampires in the lemon grove : stories / Karen Russell
Six short stories with subjects ranging from a dejected teenager who discovers that the universe is communicating with him through talismanic objects left behind in a seagull's nest to two vampires in a sun-drenched lemon grove who try helplessly to slake their thirst for blood
PS3618.U755 V36 2013
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Vanishing act / Fern Michaels
When Yoko's fiance Harry Wong becomes the victim of a ruthless identity theft ring the Sisterhood must do what they can from their mountaintop hideaway to restore Harry's identity and deliver justice to the bad guys. Meanwhile the Sisterhood must prevent Yoko from making a foolish mistake
PS3563.I27 V36 2009
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Waking up in Dixie / Haywood Smith
Cruel small-town banker Howell Whittington has a stroke sitting up in church and when he wakes up he's transformed and wants nothing more than to be a real husband which scares his proper repressed wife Elizabeth to death. Setting out to right past wrongs he blackmails the town's baddies into doing the right thing by threatening to foreclose on their mortgages. A hilarious story of marriage and love and second chances
PS3569.M53728 W35 2010
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The walking dead / Robert Kirkman creator writer letterer Tony Moore penciler inker gray tones Charles Adlard penciler inker Cliff Rathburn gray
Police officer Rick Grimes and a few human survivors battle hordes of decomposing zombies
PN6728.W35 K57 2006
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Wedding night : a novel / Sophie Kinsella
When her old boyfriend Ben reappears and reminds her of their pact to get married if they were both still single at thirty Lottie jumps at the chance. But not everyone is thrilled with Lottie and Ben's rushed marriage and family and friends are determined to intervene. Will Lottie and Ben have a wedding night to remember ... or one to forget?
PR6073.I246 W43 2013
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Whiskey Beach / Nora Roberts
Suffering an intense year of public and police scrutiny after being wrongly implicated in his fiance's murder Boston lawyer Eli Landon takes sanctuary in a centuries-old family home and falls in love with resident housekeeper Abra Walsh with whom he is entangled in an old life-threatening mystery
PS3568.O243 W48 2013
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The widow's strike : a Pike Logan thriller / Brad Taylor
When a rogue state plots to unleash a genetically mutated virus the Taskforce counterterrorism unit under Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill follows a dangerous trail across Southeast Asia to the United States
PS3620.A9353 W53 2013
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Wife-in-law / Haywood Smith
Sharing a decades-long friendship in spite of disparate personalities prim conservative Betsy and irreverent hippie Kat struggle to retain their bond when Kat marries Betsy's ex-husband whose philandering becomes a shared grievance for both women
PS3569.M53728 W54 2011
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William Shakespeare's Star Wars : verily a new hope / by Ian Doescher inspired by the work of George Lucas and William Shakespeare
A retelling of Star wars in the style of Shakespeare in which a wise Jedi knight an evil Sith lord a beautiful captive princess and a young hero coming of age reflect the valor and villainy of the Bard's greatest plays
PS3604.O48 W56 2013
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Witch wraith / Terry Brooks
A conclusion to the trilogy finds the world's enduring heroes mustering the end of their courage when the magical barrier imprisoning dangerous creatures erodes unleashing generations of vengeful prisoners on the land
PS3552.R6596 W52 2013
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The woman upstairs : a novel / Claire Messud
Relegated to the status of schoolteacher and friendly neighbor after abandoning her dreams of becoming an artist Nora advocates on behalf of a charismatic Lebanese student and is drawn into the child's family until his artist mother's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal
PS3563.E8134 W66 2013
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World War Z : an oral history of the zombie war / Max Brooks
PN6231.W28 B76 2006
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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls / Anton DiSclafani
Exiled to an equestrian boarding school in the South at the height of the Great Depression for her role in a family tragedy strong-willed teen Thea Atwell grapples with painful memories while acclimating to the school's strict environment
PS3604.I84 Y66 2013
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Z : a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald / Therese Anne Fowler
A tale inspired by the marriage of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald follows their union in defiance of her father's opposition and her abandonment of the provincial finery of her upbringing in favor of a scandalous flapper identity that gains her entry into the literary party scenes of New York Paris and the French Riviera
PS3606.O857 Z23 2013
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Zero hour / Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
It is called zero point energy and it really exists - a state of energy contained in all matter everywhere and thus all but unlimited. Nobody has ever found a way to tap into it however - until one scientist discovers a way. Or at least he thinks he has. The problem is his machines also cause great earthquakes even fissures in tectonic plates. One machine is buried deep underground the other is submerged in a vast ocean trench. If Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA team aren't able to find and destroy them and soon the world will be on the threshold of a new era of earth tremors and unchecked volcanism
PS3553.U75 Z48 2013
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Law

My beloved world / Sonia Sotomayor
An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. She writes of her precarious childhood and the refuge she took with her passionately spirited paternal grandmother. She describes her resolve as a young girl to become a lawyer and how she made this dream become reality: valedictorian of her high school class summa cum laude at Princeton Yale Law prosecutor in the Manhattan D.A.'s office private practice federal district judge before the age of forty. She writes about her deeply valued mentors about her failed marriage about her cherished family of friends. Through her still-astonished eyes America's infinite possibilities are envisioned anew in this warm and honest book destined to become a classic of self-discovery and self-invention alongside Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father -- Provided by publisher
KF8745.S67 A3 2013
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The terror courts : rough justice at Guantanamo Bay / Jess Bravin
Offers the first inside account of America's continuing legal experiment at Guantanamo Bay--a permanent offshore justice system designed to assure convictions by denying constitutional rights
KF7661 .B73 2013
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Medicine

The 100 : count only sugar calories and lose up to 18 pounds in 2 weeks / Jorge Cruise
America's favorite diet and fitness expert Jorge Cruise offers a simple fast and guilt-free weight-loss plan based on keeping track of sugar calories. He also gives you shopping lists and recommended food guides that can help you drop up to 18 pounds of stubborn belly fat in 4 weeks!
RM237.85 .C783 2013
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7 years younger : the revolutionary 7-week anti-aging plan / by the editors of Good housekeeping
Presents a 7-week science-based program with a holistic approach to looking and feeling younger. Its 7 age erasers cover every base with special regimens for skin care makeup hair care nutrition and diet fitness brain fitness and emotional health
RA776.75 .S48 2012
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The blood sugar solution cookbook : more than 175 ultra-tasty recipes for total health and weight loss / Mark Hyman MD
"In 1900 only two percent of meals in America were eaten outside the home now it is over fifty percent. Hyman calls for readers to take back their health by taking back their kitchens. The major culprit of diabetes obesity and heart disease is insulin imbalance. Following Hyman's program for rebalancing insulin and blood sugar levels this cookbook presents delectable recipes that are free of allergens and harmful inflammatory ingredients;""Features 200 recipes that exchange toxic mass-produced foods with made-at-home versions including Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce Mexican Shrimp Ceviche and Raspberry Banana Cream Pie Smoothies that will maintain balanced insulin and blood sugar levels and promote a healthier lifestyle"""
RM222.2 .H963 2013
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Chris Powell's choose more lose more for life / Chris Powell
"The star of ABC-TV's hit show Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition and celebrity fitness trainer Powell offers more exercises more nutrition tips more recipes more inspiration and more weight loss success;"" A new inspirational and practical fitness book by celebrity trainer and bestselling author Chris Powell known to an audience of millions from the first and second seasons of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition. His carb cycling plan and inspiring training techniques are taken to a new level in CHOOSE MORE LOSE MORE FOR LIFE as Powell--who understands that the journey toward fitness can plateau if one becomes bored or feels limited--provides more exercise options food options recipes advice and all-new stories to amaze. He provides the skinny on carb cycling anew but in CHOOSE MORE LOSE MORE FOR LIFE he keeps readers inspired with more than 30 new photo-illustrated routines hundreds of practical tips updated food information and tracking logs designed to keep you motivated. Powell includes dozens of personally selected real-life stories of people who have taken the weight-loss journey with him each story providing support inspiration and information that any reader can use -- Provided by publisher"""
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Clean gut : the breakthrough plan for eliminating the root cause of disease and revolutionizing your health / Alejandro Junger
In Clean Gut Alejandro Junger M.D New York Times bestselling author of Clean and creator of the world-famous Clean Program delivers a complete toolkit for reversing disease and sustaining life-long health
RC801 .J86 2013
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The DASH diet weight loss solution : 2 weeks to drop pounds boost metabolism and get healthy / Marla Heller
Using the key elements of the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet and proven never-before-published NIH research leading nutrition expert Marla Heller has created the most effective diet for quick-and lasting-weight loss. Based on the diet rated the #1 Best Overall Diet by Us News & World Report this effective and easy program includes menu plans recipes shopping lists and more
RM222.2 .H3618 2012
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The end of diabetes : the eat to live plan to prevent and reverse diabetes / Joel Fuhrman M.D
The New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live and Super Immunity and one of the country's leading experts on preventive medicine offers a scientifically proven practical program to prevent and reverse diabetes--without drugs
RC662 .F84 2013
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The fast metabolism diet : eat more food and lose more weight / Haylie Pomroy celebrity nutritionist wellness consultant with Eve Adamson
Pomroy shows you that by keeping your metabolism guessing in a specific and deliberate way you'll get it working faster. It's worked for celebrities for athletes and for people with chronic illnesses who need to lose weight doctor's orders. Now it's going to work for you
RM222.2 .P62 2013
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The fastdiet : lose weight stay healthy and live longer with the simple secret of intermittent fasting / Michael Mosley Mimi Spencer
This new diet allows users to eat whatever they like five days a week and then fast (consuming 500-600 calories/day) for two nonconsecutive days -- Provided by publisher
RM222.2 .M652 2013
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Fat chance : beating the odds against sugar processed food obesity and disease / Robert H. Lustig M.D
Robert Lustig's 90-minute YouTube video Sugar: The Bitter Truth has been viewed more than two million times. Now in this much anticipated book he documents the science and the politics that has led to the pandemic of chronic disease over the last 30 years. In the late 1970s when the government mandated we get the fat out of our food the food industry responded by pouring more sugar in. The result has been a perfect storm disastrously altering our biochemistry and driving our eating habits out of our control. To help us lose weight and recover our health Lustig presents personal strategies to readjust the key hormones that regulate hunger reward and stress and societal strategies to improve the health of the next generation. Compelling controversial and completely based in science Fat Chance debunks the widely held notion to prove a calorie is NOT a calorie and takes that science to its logical conclusion to improve health worldwide -- Provided by publisher
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The hormone cure : reclaim balance sleep sex drive and vitality naturally with the Gottfried Protocol / Sara Gottfried foreword by Christiane Northr
A Harvard physician's scientifically proven method to improve physical and mental health by optimizing the hormones in the 30s 40s and beyond. Dr. Gottfried combines natural therapies with rigorous scientific testing to help women feel fully alive especially in the years prior to menopause
RC483.5.H6 G68 2013
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Jumpstart to skinny : the simple 3-week plan for supercharged weight loss / Bob Harper with Greg Critser
Stop procrastinating. It's time to jumpstart your weight loss! In his instant #1 New York Times bestseller The Skinny Rules celebrity trainer and coach of NBC's The Biggest Loser Bob Harper delivers the ultimate strategy for healthy long-term weight loss and thin maintenance. But what if you have a big event looming--a reunion wedding beach vacation or other special occasion--and need a fast-acting plan to meet your short-term goals? Jumpstart to Skinny features thirteen short-term Rules (no one gets thin on mere suggestions) that will supercharge your weight loss. Taking any confusion or decision making out of the equation Harper also provides a day-by-day plan for success including his body-toning 'Jumpstart Moves' and deliciously slimming recipes specially designed for your get-skinny needs. Jumpstart to Skinny lets you in on the secrets Bob shares with his red-carpet celebrity clients. This is not a marathon diet it's a quick sprint to the finish line. And the victory lap comes when you slip into that sexy dress or swimsuit and feel fantastic. Get started today! The four-part junpstart plan to a skinner you. Your Jumpstart Rules: Thirteen must-follow principles to get you ready for your own big reveal including Rule #1 a precise breakdown of the proper protein/carbohydrate/fat proportions for every meal and Rule #3 which explains why you need to just say no to complex carbs after breakfast during this three-week plan. These are the Rules that Bob Harper and his celebrity clients use to get ready for their big events--and now you're in on the secrets too. Your Jumpstart Day-by-Day: No decisions no confusion! Here is the simple three-week game plan: the food to buy and prepare ahead each week when and how much to eat each day and the when and how of your exercise schedule. Your Jumpstart Moves: Bob's unique twenty-minute at-home exercise routines. From sit-ups push-ups and squats to jumping rope lateral jumps and simple chair dips choose one of the seven packages of body-toning m
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The melt method : a breakthrough self-treatment system to eliminate chronic pain erase the signs of aging and feel fantastic in just 10 minutes a day!
Presents a revolutionary program that recognizes the crucial role of the body's connective tissue and boosts the body's natural healing and repair mechanisms
RB127 .H58 2013
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My next step : an extraordinary journey of healing and hope / Dave Liniger with Laura Morton
My Next Step is a remarkable memoir of one man coming face to face with the darkest moments of his life and how through his own drive and the unwavering support of family and friends he never succumbed to despair. Dave Liniger had it all: four successful children a lifetime filled with adventure and a company he'd founded RE/MAX that became one of the most prominent real estate brands in the world and made him a success beyond his wildest dreams. He had served in the Vietnam War parachuted out of planes raced cars and once even attempted to circumnavigate the world in a balloon.
RC116.S8 L56 2013
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Obamacare survival guide / Nicholas J. Tate
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act-- also known as ObamaCare-- is becoming a reality with major provisions set to start soon. This guide cover the law in easy-to-read language so that you get the tools you need to navigate ObamaCare
RA395.D44 T38 2013
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Obsessed : America's food addiction-- and my own / Mika Brzezinski with Diane Smith
With insights from notable people in medicine health business the arts and politics Brzezinski breaks through the walls of silence and shame we've built around obesity and food obsession and talks openly about how our country became overweight and what we can do to turn the corner and step firmly onto the path of health
RC552.C65 B79 2013
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Patients come second : leading change by changing the way you lead / Britt Berrett Paul Spiegelman
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The plan : eliminate the surprising healthy foods that are making you fat-- and lose weight fast / Lyn-Genet Recitas
A practitioner of holistic medicine offers a twenty-day program to help overweight people determine their unique body chemistry and identify the supposedly healthy trigger foods that cause a toxic reaction and in turn numerous health problems
RM222.2 .R424 2013
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Relish : an adventure in food style and everyday fun / Daphne Oz photographs by Ellen Silverman
Daphne Oz a co-host on the hit daytime talk show The Chew bestselling author of The dorm room diet and Dr. Mehmet Oz's daughter offers simple practical advice on living your best life right now. -- Provided by publisher
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Salt sugar fat : how the food giants hooked us / Michael Moss
Traces the rise of the processed food industry and how addictive salt sugar and fat have enabled its dominance in the past half century revealing deliberate corporate practices behind current trends in obesity diabetes and other health challenges
RA784 .M638 2013
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Slim for life : my insider secrets to simple fast and lasting weight loss / Jillian Michaels
Stop battling your weight and slim down for life with this no-nonsense insider's plan from America's health wellness and weight-loss guru! Michaels has helped millions lose weight and feel great and now she can help you too. No nonsense no gimmicks just actionable advice that gets incredible results fast!
RM222.2 .M4834 2013
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Sum it up : 1098 victories a couple of irrelevant losses and a life in perspective / Pat Summitt with Sally Jenkins
Pat Summitt the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author tells for the first time her story of victory and resilience as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer's disease
RC523.3 .S86 2013
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The tapping solution : a revolutionary system for stress-free living / Nick Ortner
Ortner describes not only the history and science of tapping (Emotional Freedom Techniques) but also the practical applications. In a friendly voice he lays out easy-to-use practices diagrams and worksheets that will teach readers step-by-step how to tap on a variety of issues. With chapters covering everything from the alleviation of pain to the encouragement of weight loss to fostering better relationships Ortner opens readers' eyes to just how powerful this practice can be
RC489.E45 O78 2013
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Until I say good-bye : my year of living with joy / Susan Spencer-Wendel with Bret Witter
After journalist Spencer-Wendel learns of her diagnosis of ALS more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease she embarks on several adventures. This includes taking her fourteen-year-old daughter Marina to New York City's Kleinfeld's Bridal to shop for Marina's future wedding dress--an occasion Spencer-Wendell knows she will never see. This is her account of living a full life with humor courage and love accepting death with grace and dignity and showing the people we love and care about how very much they mean to us
RC406.A24 A3 2013
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WeightWatchers 50th anniversary cookbook : 280 delicious recipes for every meal
A celebration of food for cooks who love to eat well-- and smart! These delicious dishes have been updated featuring fresh ingredients how-to tips nutritional info and PointsPlus values for Weight Watchers newest program
RM222.2 .W29844 2013
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Whole : rethinking the science of nutrition / T. Colin Campbell PhD with Howard Jacobson PhD
The China Study revealed what we should eat and provided the powerful empirical support for this answer. Whole answers the question of why. Why does a whole-food plant-based diet provide optimal nutrition? Whole demonstrates how far the scientific reductionism of the nutrition orthodoxy has gotten offtrack and reveals the elegant wonders of the true holistic workings of nutrition from the cellular level to the operation of the entire organism
RA784 .C23524 2013
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Military and Naval Science

Damn few : making the modern SEAL warrior / Rorke Denver and Ellis Henican
Explaining the unique psychology behind the SEALs' legendary training program a high-level SEAL officer reveals the modern techniques that transform a chosen few into lethal warriors and details how the SEALs' creative operations became front-and-center in America's War on Terror
VG87 .D46 2013
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Trident K9 warriors : my tale from the training ground to the battlefield with elite Navy SEAL canines / Mike Ritland with Gary Brozek
Ritland started his own company training and supplying dogs for the SEAL teams U.S. Government and Department of Defense. In Trident K9 Warriors he gives readers an inside look at these elite canines--who they are how they are trained and the extreme missions they undertake saving countless lives asking for little in the way of reward
UH100 .R58 2013
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The way of the knife : the CIA a secret army and a war at the ends of the Earth / Mark Mazzetti
An account of the transformation of the CIA and America's special operations forces into man-hunting and killing machines in the world's dark spaces: the new American way of war
UA23 .M19 2013
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Music

Life is a gift : the zen of Bennett / Tony Bennett foreword by Mitch Albom
The entertainment icon presents an array of stories that capture humorous and inspirational moments from his sixty-year career and shares the wisdom he has gained from his own experiences and from the people he met along the way
ML420.B3438 A3 2012
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Remembering Whitney : my story of love loss and the night the music stopped / Cissy Houston with Lisa Dickey with a foreword by Dionne Warwick
The Grammy Award-winning American soul and gospel singer and mother of Whitney Houston reflects on her daughter's life the events that led up to her death and the aftermath of a senseless tragedy
ML3930.H7 H68 2013
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The soundtrack of my life / Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis
The chief creative officer of Sony Music presents a candid assessment of his life and the past half-century of popular music from an insider's perspective tracing his work with a wide array of stars and personalities
ML429.D36 A3 2013
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Unbreakable : my story my way : a memoir / Jenni Rivera completed with Marissa Mateo
A memoir by the Mexican-American singer who died in a December 2012 plane crash recounts the private battles that challenged her successes discussing her endurance of domestic abuse struggles to raise five children and resolve to connect with fans
ML420.R653 A3 2013
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Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion

Activate your goodness : transforming the world through doing good / Shari Arison
A practical guide for doing good for yourself and others offering you inspiration for immediate improvement of your life and the lives of those around you
BJ1589 .A75 2013
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Earn the right to win : how success in any field starts with superior preparation / Tom Coughlin with David Fisher [foreword by Michael Strahan]
The head coach of the New York Giants describes how the principles that apply on the field--including preparation focus consistency and hard work--can also lead to success in other endeavors
BJ1611.2 .C675 2013
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Firsthand : ditching secondhand religion for a faith of your own / Ryan & Josh Shook
An exploration in which the brothers tell about growing up in church only to realize that 'how things are supposed to be' had stopped working for them. So they set out to find what makes a young person's Christian faith stick--or not--and in the process asked hundreds of other people young and old some really hard questions like 'If God is real then why do I feel empty?' --Dust jacket flap
BV4501.3 .S566 2013
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Going clear : Scientology Hollywood & the prison of belief / Lawrence Wright
Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with both current and former Scientologists--both famous and less well known--and years of archival research Lawrence Wright uses his extraordinary investigative skills to uncover for us the inner workings of the Church of Scientology: its origins in the imagination of science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard its struggles to find acceptance as a legitimate (and legally acknowledged) religion its vast secret campaign to infiltrate the U.S. government its vindictive treatment of critics its phenomenal wealth and its dramatic efforts to grow and prevail after the death of Hubbard --From publisher description
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The good book : a humanist bible / conceived selected redacted arranged worked and in part written by A. C. Grayling
...Grayling has distilled the work of hundreds of authors and more than one thousand texts using the same techniques...that produced the holy books of the Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions. Their wit and advice human stories tragedies and yearnings love and consolations are shaped into fourteen constituent parts that recall the Bible in structure: Genesis Wisdom Parables Concord Lamentations Consolations Sages Songs Histories Proverbs The Lawgiver Acts Epistles and The Good...For a secular age in which many find that religion no longer speaks to them 'The Good Book' is a literary tour de force... --Book jacket
BL2747.6 .G7395 2011
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Greater : dream bigger start smaller ignite God's vision for your life / Steven Furtick
We all have honest moments when we're gripped by a desire to feel that what we're doing matters more. That who we are matters more. Furtick draws on the biblical story of Elisha to empower you to open your imagination to the possibility that God has a vision for your life that is greater than a life that's just good enough.
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I'll see you again : a memoir / Jackie Hance with Janice Kaplan
In a powerful and intimate memoir Jackie Hance shares her story of unbearable loss darkest despair and--slowly painfully and miraculously--her cautious return to hope and love after the death of her three young daughters in a traffic accident
BF575.G7 H25 2013
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Life code : the new rules for winning in the real world / by Phil McGraw
The game of life has changed so it's time to throw out the old rule book and start studying the new one! Dr. Phil's new book Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World tells you the ugly truth about the users abusers and other bad guys in life and reveals the secrets of how they think and how they could exploit you. Dr. Phil explains the Evil Eight identifying characteristics that you should always look out for. Plus don't miss the Nefarious 15 --tactics from the Evil Eight's playbook you're going to want to know about! And learn the Sweet 16 --what successful people consistently do to win in the real world. Get ready to win big and be the star in your own life! --Publisher description
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The magic / Rhonda Byrne
Step by step day-by-day secret teachings revelations and scientific law are brought together to form 28 simple practices that open the reader's eyes to a new world and lead them to a dream life
BF575.G68 B97 2012
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Pursued : God's divine obsession with you / Jud Wilhite
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Start. : punch fear in the face escape average do work that matters / Jon Acuff
Over the last 100 years the road to success for most everyone has been divided into five predictable stages: Learning Editing Mastering Harvesting and Guiding. While none of the stages can be skipped they can be shortened and accelerated. There are only two paths in life: average and awesome. The average path is easy because all you have to do is nothing. The awesome path is more challenging because things like fear only bother you when you do work that matters. Start gives readers practical actionable insights to be more awesome more often
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Take 2 : your guide to creating happy endings and new beginnings / Leeza Gibbons
If life is an epic saga who is writing your narrative? You can take creative control and reboot your story at any point. It's about starting over taking inventory and getting smarter stronger and sexier with no apologies no regrets and no turning back
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Ten years later : six people who faced adversity and transformed their lives / Hoda Kotb with Jane Lorenzini
The Today show co-anchor shares the inspirational stories of six individuals who persevered and thrived in the face of devastating life challenges from a woman who became a health advocate after losing 340 pounds to a civilian hero who saved a burn victim on September 11 only to discover that two family members died in the tragedy
BF637.L53 K68 2013
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To sell is human : the surprising truth about moving others / Daniel H. Pink
" From the bestselling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind comes an exploration of the power of selling which each of us does every day--whether we know it or not. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics one in nine Americans works in sales. More than fifteen million people earn their keep by convincing someone else to make a purchase. But dig deeper and a startling truth emerges: Yes one in nine Americans works in sales--but so do the other eight out of nine. Whether we're entrepreneurs persuading funders employees pitching colleagues or parents and teachers cajoling kids we spend our days trying to move others. Today like it or not we're all in sales. Or as Daniel H. Pink puts it everyone is in the moving business. In this provocative book Pink offers a fresh look at the art and science of selling. He shows that sales whether pushing a product or peddling an idea isn't what it used to be. Because of powerful economic changes the glad-handing truth-bending form of sales is a relic. In its place is a new approach to moving people that involves three very human qualities and four surprising skills. As he did in Drive and A Whole New Mind Pink lays out the science for his counterintuitive insights offers vivid examples and stories and provides readers with tools to put the ideas into action. Smart yet accessible bold yet well argued this is the first book on sales for people who've never read a book about sales. It will change how you see your world and transform what you do at work at school and at home -- Provided by publisher;"" In the tradition of his bestselling book Drive a revolutionary look at the art of selling. This is a book about sales for people who don't know they're in sales -- Provided by publisher"""
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The Vatican diaries : a behind-the-scenes look at the power personalities and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church / John Thavis
this book presents a behind-the-scenes perspective on the Vatican's inner workings that challenges popular perceptions revealing the personal conflicts authority-undermining scandals and modern considerations that are challenging the Vatican's daily business. For more than twenty-five years the author has reported on the inner workings of the Vatican. His daily exposure to the power politics and personalities in the seat of Roman Catholicism gave him a unique perspective on an institution that is far less monolithic and unified than it first appears. He reveals Vatican City as a place where Curia cardinals fight private wars scandals threaten to undermine papal authority and reverence for the past is continually upended by the practical considerations of modern life. The author takes readers from a bell tower high above St. Peter's to the depths of the basilica and the Saint's burial place from the politicking surrounding the election of a new pope and the ever-growing sexual abuse scandals around the world to controversies about the Vatican's stand on contraception and more
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What we talk about when we talk about God / Rob Bell
One of the most influential Christian leaders in the country tackles the misconceptions about God and reveals how God is with us for us ahead of us and how understanding this could change the entire course of our lives
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Why priests? : a failed tradition / Garry Wills
In his most provocative book yet Pulitzer Prize?-winner Garry Wills asks the radical question: Why do we need priests? Author Wills spent five years as a young man at a Jesuit seminary and nearly became a priest himself. But after a lifetime of study and reflection he now poses some challenging questions: Why do we need priests at all? Why did the priesthood arise in a religion that began without it and opposed it? Would Christianity be stronger without the priesthood as it was at its outset? Meticulously researched persuasively argued and certain to spark debate Why Priests? asserts that the anonymous Letter to Hebrews a late addition to the New Testament canon helped inject the priesthood into a Christianity where it did not exist along with such concomitants as belief in an apostolic succession the real presence in the Eucharist the sacrificial interpretation of the Mass and the ransom theory of redemption. But Wills does not expect the priesthood to fade entirely away. He just reminds us that Christianity did without it in the time of Peter and Paul with notable success.--From publisher description
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ZEALOT : the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth / Reza Aslan
Sifting through centuries of mythmaking Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history's most influential and enigmatic characters by examining Jesus through the lens of the tumultuous era in which he lived: first-century Palestine an age awash in apocalyptic fervor. Scores of Jewish prophets preachers and would-be messiahs wandered through the Holy Land bearing messages from God. This was the age of zealotry--a fervent nationalism that made resistance to the Roman occupation a sacred duty incumbent on all Jews. And few figures better exemplified this principle than the charismatic Galilean who defied both the imperial authorities and their allies in the Jewish religious hierarchy
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Political Science

Citizenville : how to take the town square digital and reinvent government / Gavin Newsom with Lisa Dickey
By integrating democratic government with cutting-edge American innovation the lieutenant governor of California charts a bright future for open-source America. Citizenville is the story of how ordinary citizens can use new digital tools to dissolve political gridlock and transform American democracy -- Provided by publisher
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The everlasting empire : the political culture of ancient China and its imperial legacy / Yuri Pines
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This town : two parties and a funeral--plus plenty of valet parking!--in America's gilded capital / Mark Leibovich
Washington funerals can make great networking opportunities. Disgraced Hill aides can overcome ignominy and emerge with a more potent brand than many elected members of Congress. There are no Democrats and Republicans anymore in the nation's capital just millionaires. That is the grubby secret of the place in the twenty-first century: no matter how many elections you lose apologies you make or scandals you endure Washington is the nexus of big politics big money big media and big vanity
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Science

The drunken botanist : the plants that create the world's great drinks / by Amy Stewart
Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs flowers trees fruits and fungi that humans have through ingenuity inspiration and sheer desperation contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries
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Feynman / written by Jim Ottaviani art by Leland Myrick coloring by Hilary Sycamore
In this substantial graphic novel biography First Second presents the larger-than-life exploits of Nobel-winning quantum physicist adventurer musician world-class raconteur and one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century: Richard Feynman. Written by nonfiction comics mainstay Jim Ottaviani and brilliantly illustrated by First Second author Leland Myrick Feynman tells the story of the great man's life from his childhood in Long Island to his work on the Manhattan Project and the Challenger disaster. Ottaviani tackles the bad with the good leaving the reader delighted by Feynman's exuberant life and staggered at the loss humanity suffered with his death -- from publisher's web site
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Gulp : adventures on the alimentary canal / Mary Roach
Few of us realize what strange wet miracles of science operate inside us after every meal. In her trademark style Mary Roach investigates the beginning and end of our food addressing such questions as why crunchy food is so appealing how much we can eat before our stomachs burst and whether constipation killed Elvis
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Super immunity : the essential nutrition guide for boosting your body's defenses to live longer stronger and disease free / Joel Fuhrman
Every year in September the spectre of cold and flu season arrives. It has become a fact of life. We might as well allot for our sick days knowing that we will be hit at least once if not two to three times before Spring's arrival. In every office and in every family there are those who get sick regularly and those who manage to stay healthy through it all. In Super Immunity Dr. Fuhrman will explain why some of us get sick more regularly than others and offer a proven program to stay healthy through the year. Dr. Fuhrman argues that our current approach to disease is doing far more harm than good. He asserts that flu shots antibiotics supplements and alternative treatments are not the answer and can actually make us more sick. He explains why our current efforts are failing us. The truth is far too many have depleted or compromised immune systems. This is no surprise given antibiotics are prescribed with every cough and sniffle and it is too easy to get simply stuck in a vicious cycle of a cold or flu that passes from one family or office member to the next before you have a chance to get healthy again. The answer he suggests is as simple as what we eat. Super Immunity offers a detailed proven and easy-to-follow program for escaping the sick bug and returning us to health and well-being. There is no need to dread the first Fall day cringe at the first back to school sniffle or call your doctor and schedule that flu shot. Super Immunity is a medical break-through that will work for you. Isn't it time you became the one who stays healthy during flu season? -- Provided by publisher
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Social Sciences

American Savage : insights slights and fights on faith sex love and politics / Dan Savage
The sex-advice columnist for Savage Love draws on his experience with the It Gets Better campaign to share pithy insights into a range of topics including health care gun control and marriage equality
HQ75.8.S28 A3 2013
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Becoming China's bitch : and nine more catastrophes we must avoid right now : a manifesto for the radical center / Peter D. Kiernan
Discusses the potential economic threat that China poses to the United States and examines critical issues that need to be addressed if America is to remain a powerful leader in the world
HC106.84 .K56 2012
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Breakpoint : why the web will implode search will be obsolete and everything else you need to know about technology is in your brain / Jeff Stibel
What can the human brain and its relationship to the internet tell us about our society our technologies and our businesses? A lot as it turns out. The internet today is a virtual replica of the brain and the networks that leverage it grow and collapse in ways that are easily predictable if you understand the brain and other biological networks. We're living in the midst of a networking revolution. All of the major technology innovations of the 21st century--social networking cloud computing search engines and crowdsourcing to name a few--leverage the internet and are thus bound by the rules of networks. We've seen the exponential growth of these technologies and they've led to a more efficient and tightly connected world. But what many people don't realize is that all networks eventually reach a breakpoint and collapse. This happens in the brain it happens in nature it happened to MySpace and it will happen to Facebook and Google. It is critical to understand where the breakpoint is in the networks you use in order to achieve optimum success. Navigating the world of new technologies today can be like walking through a minefield unless you know the path. Imagine what you could do with a roadmap for where things are headed? In this fascinating look at the future of business and technology neuroscientist and entrepreneur Jeff Stibel shows how the brain can act as a guide to understanding the future of the internet and the constellation of businesses and technologies that run on it. He'll show how leaders like Marissa Mayer are using artificial intelligence to literally remake Yahoo! and how startups like oDesk and Kickstarter are using crowdsourcing the next wave of revolutionary technology to create something much larger and smarter than the sum of their parts. Stibel offers a fresh perspective about the future of business and technology in a candid and engaging manner -- Provided by publisher
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Contagious : why things catch on / Jonah Berger
In this book Berger reveals the secret science behind word-of-mouth and social transmission. Discover how six basic principles drive all sorts of things to become contagious from consumer products and policy initiatives to workplace rumors and YouTube videos. Contagious combines research with powerful stories. This book provides a set of specific actionable techniques for helping information spread--for designing messages advertisements and information that people will share.
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Detroit : an American autopsy / Charlie LeDuff
Back in his broken hometown LeDuff searches through the ruins for clues to its fate his family's and his own. Once the richest city in America Detroit is now the nation's poorest. It is an eerie and angry place of deserted factories and abandoned homes and forgotten people. LeDuff sets out to uncover what destroyed his city and shares an unbelievable story of a hard town in a rough time filled with some of the strangest and strongest people our country has to offer
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The five love languages : the secret to love that lasts / Gary Chapman
Dr. Chapman explains how people communicate love in different ways and shares the wonderful things that happen when men and women learn to speak each other's language
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The future : six drivers of global change / Al Gore
The consequential age we are living in will be remembered as one of the great turning points in civilization. Once we turn though where will we be? That is the compelling question Al Gore sets out to answer by examining the drivers of global change connecting the dots among the social economic and political forces shaping our present and future. A rising global consciousness is forcing people around the world but especially Americans to rethink their basic assumptions about how the world works and even more fundamentally how it should and can work. Borders matter less than ever. Technology is constantly reordering the way we live think work learn love pray and play -- Provided by publisher
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Infiltrated : how to stop the insiders and activists who are exploiting the financial crisis to control our lives and our fortunes / by Jay W. Richard
A growing army of self-proclaimed activists philanthropists and politicians has infiltrated not only the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau but the FDIC the Treasury and other regulatory agencies. Richards reveals the shocking truth about the latest financial regulations the Dodd-Frank Reform Act and the war against free enterprise--and what you can do to fight back
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The leadership contract : the fine print to becoming a great leader / Vince Molinaro
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The lean entrepreneur : how visionaries create products innovate with new ventures and disrupt markets / Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits
Advice for entrepreneurs looking to build a business people actually want to invest inDesigned to reduce waste by testing the market for a product early and often the concept of the lean startup has been embraced around the world and successful entrepreneurs and authors Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits join the conversation with their own personal experiences. The Lean Entrepreneur is designed to make lean startup and customer development principles immediately actionable no matter what the industry size or stage.This must-read book presents a lexicon of concepts and a universally applicable road map to success as well as illustrative examples of innovative approaches to industry-specific disruption ranging from technology startups to consumer packaged goods to music to investment and finance. Providing a step-by-step approach to best practices and giving readers a business model analysis guide the book is rich in cases studies illustrative graphics worksheets and exercises for a truly immersive guide to starting or improving a company. Invaluable reading for all readers in all businesses the book teaches entrepreneurs how to approach risk head-on and test market ideas immediately foster stronger customer relations test different business model risks and create a customer funnel based on buyers' process in order to eliminate unnecessary time and effort.A lean entrepreneur has already bought into lean startup customer development design thinking and other iterative customer-centric methods of product development. The lean entrepreneur wants to know how to apply these to their business. In other words: how to get started tomorrow. This book shows the way. Expands on the core ideas of the Lean Startup concept adding the use of powerful low-cost analytics to the mix Explains how earlier more frequent market research can save a business time and money Incorporates cases studies graphics worksheets and exercises to help readers better understand the key concepts expounded in the text Pack
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Lean in : women work and the will to lead / Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell
In Lean In Sheryl Sandberg--Facebook COO and one of Fortune magazine's most powerful women in business -- looks at what women can do to help themselves and make the small changes in their life that can effect change on a more universal scale. She draws on her own experiences working in some of the world's most successful businesses as well as academic research to find practical answers to the problems facing women in the workplace
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Manology : secrets of your man's mind revealed / Tyrese Gibson and Rev Run with Chris Morrow
Manology is a guide to regaining your relationship confidence and weeding out the cheaters manipulators and pimps from the good men. Just follow Tyrese and Rev's advice and finally understand the reasons behind your man's actions. Some men's behavior can't be changed but it's better to face the truth. No matter how painful or distressing that truth might be if you know it you can confront it and move past it. --Dust jacket
HQ801 .T97 2013
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Manson : the life and times of Charles Manson / Jeff Guinn
Based on new interviews this revealing account of one of the most notorious criminals in American history puts Manson in the context of his times the turbulent end of the 60s revealing a rock star wannabe whose killings were directly related to his musical ambitions
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The new digital age : reshaping the future of people nations and business / Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
In an unparalleled collaboration two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give readers their widely anticipated transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected
HM851 .S263 2013
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Ninja innovation : the ten killer strategies of the world's most successful businesses / Gary Shapiro
The leader of the Consumer Electronics Association draws on his decades of experience working with the world's most innovative companies to reveal why success depends on following the ninja credo: creating a killer strategy with defined goals flexibility and a focus on innovative thinking
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The normal bar : the surprising secrets of happy couples and what they reveal about creating a new normal in your relationship / Chrisanna Northrup Pe
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The one thing : the surprisingly simple truth behind extraordinary results / Gary Keller with Jay Papasan
A guide to help you obtain less of what don't want and more of what you do and cut through the clutter achieve better results in less time build momentum toward your goal dial down the stress overcome that overwhelmed feeling stay on track [and] master what matters to you. --Dust jacket flap
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The power of consistency : prosperity mindset training for sales and business professionals / Weldon Long
The Power of Consistency lays out the personal prosperity plan a simple process to create meaningful results by unleashing the power of focus and your subconscious mind. Taking you step by step through the FEAR process--focus emotional connection action and responsibility--this book will teach you how to get focused on what you want how to become deeply emotionally committed to achieving your goals the value of a quiet-time ritual how to take consistent action toward reaching your goals and how to take responsibility for the decisions that define you when faced with the inevitable challenges in business. You'll find that your life reflects your thoughts and the words you repeat to yourself. Wealth happiness and peace of mind are well within your reach. Manifest a prosperity mindset and let that mindset drive you to become exceptional. With The Power of Consistency the possibilities for your life and your business will become endless.--Dust jacket
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The quest : energy security and the remaking of the modern world / Daniel Yergin
This sequel to The Prize provides a narrative of global energy the principal engine of geopolitical and economic change. The author an energy authority continues the riveting story begun in the book The Prize in this account of the quest for the energy the world needs and the power and riches that come with it. He proves that energy is truly the engine of global political and economic change as well as central to the battle over climate change. From the jammed streets of Beijing the shores of the Caspian Sea and the conflicts in the Mideast to Capitol Hill and Silicon Valley he takes us inside the decisions and choices that are shaping our future. Without understanding the realities of energy examined in this book we may surrender our place at the helm of history. He tells the inside stories of the oil market the rise of the petrostate the race to control the resources of the former Soviet empire and the massive corporate mergers that transformed the oil landscape. He shows how the drama of oil the struggle for access to it the battle for control the insecurity of supply the consequences of its use its impact on the global economy and the geopolitics that dominate it-will continue to shape our world. He takes on the toughest questions-will we run out of oil and are China and the United States destined to conflict over oil? He also reveals the surprising and turbulent history of nuclear coal electricity and natural gas. He investigates the rebirth of renewables biofuels and wind as well as solar energy which venture capitalists are betting will be the next big thing for meeting the needs of a growing world economy. He makes clear why understanding this greening landscape and its future role are crucial. He further brings climate change into unique perspective by offering an original and unprecedented history of how the issue went from concerning a handful of scientists terrified of a new Ice Age to one of the overarching issues of our times. This book presents an extraordinary r
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The secrets of happy families : improve your mornings rethink family dinner fight smarter go out and play and much more / Bruce Feiler
An informative and compelling guide for families to enrich their home life in our age of distraction. Like millions of parents bestselling author and New York Times family columnist Bruce Feiler felt squeezed between the needs of aging parents and rapidly growing children. Over three years he traveled across the United States seeking out the smartest people and the most effective families to assemble a collection of best practices for families today
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Shot all to hell : Jesse James the Northfield Raid and the wild west's greatest escape / Mark Lee Gardner
Recounts the thrilling life of Jesse James Frank James the Younger brothers and the most famous bank robbery of all time--the Northfield raid--which led to a two-week chase ending with the bloody final shootout on the Watonwan River
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Sugar in the blood : a family's story of slavery and empire / Andrea Stuart
The author of The Rose of Martinique presents a history of the interdependence of sugar slavery and colonial settlement in the New World through the story of the author's ancestors exploring the myriad connections between sugar cultivation and her family's identity genealogy and financial stability
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Topgrading : the proven hiring and promoting method that turbocharges company performance / Bradford D. Smart
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Unintended consequences : why everything you've been told about the economy is wrong / Ed Conard
Presents a counterintuitive assessment of the financial crisis to identify what the author believes were its actual causes outlining recommended changes for strengthening the nation's economy
HC103 .C7348 2012
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The unstoppables : tapping your entrepreneurial power / Bill Schley foreword by Graham Weston
The UnStoppables is based on foreword author Graham Weston's experience growing Rackspace as well as fascinating case studies from such organizations as the Navy SEALs and Israeli Special Forces. In The UnStoppables Bill Schley co-founder of the branding firm Brand Team Six shows how the best practitioners think continuously about two things: The Big Picture and the Little Picture--essence and essentials. The essentials are the business and financial mechanics required of any working enterprise. But the essence is the emotional mechanics to deal with obstacles risk fear and failure. Mastering the emotional mechanics is how entrepreneurs succeed and winners win. This is how you capture the unlimited power of entrepreneurship to spark a successful start-up or revitalize a mature organization. --Amazon
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Waiting to be heard : a memoir / Amanda Knox
This is the author's account of her hard-fought battle to overcome injustice and win the freedom she deserved after spending four years in prison for the murder of Meredith Kercher in Perugia Italy. She spent four years in a foreign prison for a crime she did not commit. Separated from her family she was demonized by the international press and treated harshly by the Italian justice system including disdainful police. She endured humiliation injustice and loneliness thousands of miles from her home. Now the young American exchange student tells the full story of her harrowing ordeal in Italy
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Whitey Bulger : America's most wanted gangster and the manhunt that brought him to justice / Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy
This unforgettable narrative follows the astonishing career and epic manhunt for Whitey Bulger -- a gangster whose life was more sensational than fiction
HV6452.M4 C85 2013
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Technology

American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms / Chris Kyle with William Doyle and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice foreword and afte
In this book the author deadliest sniper in U.S. history tracks down and shoots the ten most important American firearms from a flintlock rifle to a Colt revolver to the latest high-tech weapon he used as a Navy SEAL. He uses these guns as a window on United States history making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun. He revisits turning points in American history including the single sniper shot that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War the firearms that proved decisive in the Civil War's Batlte of Gettysburg the gun that won the West and the weapon that gave U.S. soldiers an edge in World War I and World War II and beyond. This is also the story of how firearms innovation creativity and industrial genius has constantly pushed American history and power forward
TS533.2 .K95 2013
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The astronaut wives club : a true story / Lily Koppel
Bestselling author Lily Koppel reveals for the first time the stories and secrets of America's unsung heroes-the wives of our original astronauts -- Provided by publisher
TL789.85.A1 K67 2013
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Bouchon Bakery / Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel with Susie Heller ... [et al.] photographs by Deborah Jones
The tastes of childhood have always been a touchstone for Thomas Keller and in this ... amalgam of American and French baked goods you'll find recipes for the beloved TKOs and Oh Ohs (Keller's takes on Oreos and Hostess's Ho Hos) and all the French classics he fell in love with as a young chef apprenticing in Paris: the baguettes the macarons the mille-feuilles the tartes aux fruits. Co-author Sebastien Rouxel executive pastry chef for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group has spent years refining techniques through trial and error and every page offers a new lesson: a trick that assures uniformity a subtlety that makes for a professional finish a flash of brilliance that heightens flavor and enhances texture. --From publisher description
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Cooked : a natural history of transformation / Michael Pollan
In Cooked Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements--fire water air and earth--to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. In the course of his journey he discovers that the cook occupies a special place in the world standing squarely between nature and culture. Both realms are transformed by cooking and so in the process is the cook -- Provided by publisher
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Fabio's Italian kitchen : [over 100 delicious family recipes] / Fabio Viviani with Melanie Rehak
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It's all good : delicious easy recipes that will make you look good and feel great / Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Turshen photographs by Ditte Isager
Together with Julia Turshen Paltrow compiled a collection of 185 delicious easy recipes--free of gluten and sugar and low in fat--that will help you stay healthy feel more energetic and look great. Recipes include: huevos rancheros Korean chicken tacos salmon burgers with pickled ginger even power brownies banana ice cream and more!
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Meatless : more than 200 of the very best vegetarian recipes / from the kitchens of Martha Stewart Living foreword by Martha Stewart
A guide to vegetarian cooking features an overview of items that build flavors and add protein and presents an array of recipes--including burgers sandwiches tacos and pizzas--that can satisfy vegetarians and meat-eaters alike
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Modernist cuisine at home / Nathan Myhrvold with Maxime Bilet photography by Nathan Myhrvold Melissa Lehuta and the Cooking Lab photography team
This book focuses on cooking equipment techniques and recipes --P. xvii
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Nigellissima : easy Italian-inspired recipes / Nigella Lawson photographs by Petrina Tinslay
Nigella who studied Italian at Oxford indulges her personal passion for Italy where she lived worked and cooked when she was in her 20s before she was a busy TV star wife and mom. Nigella's Italy inspires readers to bring the spirit of Italy into the kitchen--without needing to source inaccessible ingredients or totally restock the pantry--with Nigella's quick and easy recipes and simple techniques that will elevate everyday eating into no-fuss feasts. To Nigella no ingredient belongs in a recipe--or in the pantry for that matter--unless it really earns its place and in Nigella's Italy she shows readers how a weeknight dish can be a faithful interpretation of traditional Italian fare without involving numerous steps or ingredients. For example a lemon some oil crushed red pepper flakes and dried oregano can add fire and life to a number of dishes. Or if a recipe calls for the juice of a lemon use the zest too as that's where all its force and fragrance lies. Here are recipes like Italian Roast Chicken with Peppers and Olives Shortcut Sausage Meatballs Spaghetti with Tuna Lemon and Arugula and Nutella Cheesecake--all that can be rustled up pronto! -- Provided by publisher
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Old-school comfort food : the way I learned to cook / Alex Guarnaschelli
How does one become an Iron Chef and a Chopped judge on Food Network--and what does she really cook at home? Alex Guarnaschelli grew up in a home suffused with a love of cooking where souffles and cheeseburgers were equally revered. The daughter of a respected cookbook editor and a Chinese cooking enthusiast Alex developed a passion for food at a young age sealing her professional fate. Old-School Comfort Food shares her journey from waist-high taste-tester to trained chef who now adores spending time in the kitchen with her daughter along with the 100 recipes for how she learned to cook--and the way she still loves to eat. Here are Alex's secrets to great home cooking where humble ingredients and familiar preparations combine with excellent technique and care to create memorable meals. Alex brings her recipes to life with reminiscences of everything from stealing tomatoes from her aunt's garden and her first bite of her mother's p?óte to being one of the few women in the kitchen of a renowned Parisian restaurant and serving celebrity clientele in her own successful New York City establishments. With 75 color photographs and ephemera Old-School Comfort Food is Alex's love letter to deliciousness -- Provided by publisher
TX715 .G914 2013
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Smoke & pickles : recipes and stories from a new southern kitchen / Edward Lee
Chef Edward Lee's story and his food could only happen in America. Raised in Brooklyn by a family of Korean immigrants he eventually settled down in his adopted hometown of Louisville Kentucky where he owns the acclaimed restaurant 610 Magnolia. A multiple James Beard Award nominee for his unique patchwork cuisine Edward creates recipes--filled with pickling fermenting frying curing and smoking--that reflect the overlapping flavors and techniques that led this Korean-American boy to feel right at home in the South. Dishes like Chicken-Fried Pork Steak with Ramen Crust and Buttermilk Pepper Gravy Collards and Kimchi Braised Beef Kalbi with Soft Grits and Scallions and Miso-Smothered Chicken all share a place on his table. Born with the storytelling gene of a true Southerner Lee fills his debut cookbook with tales of the restaurant world New York City Kentucky and his time competing on Top Chef plus more than 130 exceptional recipes for food with Korean roots and Southern soul. -- Publisher description
TX715.2.S68 L4446 2013
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True blood : eats drinks and bites from Bon Temps / Gianna Sobol and Alan Ball with Karen Sommer Shalett recipes by Marcelle Bienvenu food photo
True Blood is the blockbuster paranormal drama created by Alan Ball set in Louisiana's bayou country in the fictional town of Bon Temps. From its first season True Blood has been a runaway success internationally a massive 1.6 million people switched on for the show's Channel 4 premier and now in its 4th season averages around 200000 viewers in the UK alone. The series has 275000 followers on Twitter and 8.4 million fans on Facebook. The cooking of eastern Louisiana lends authenticity to many scenes in True Blood. This book celebrates the Bayou country cooking served up at Merlotte's and in the home kitchens of the show's characters rounded out with drinks from Fangtasia and with a few maenad feasts. The book includes 82 recipes true to the cooking of the region and whenever possible relevant to the food and drinks seen in the episodes. All recipes included are introduced by head notes (written in the voice of the cast character to whom the recipe is attributed) and gathered into three chapters each introduced by a chapter intro (written in the different characters' voice). The book opens with a main introduction (in Sookie's voice) and approximately 25 sidebars run throughout featuring 'recipes' and relevant quotes (such as baby vamp Jessica's musings about not cooking)
TX715.2.L68 S63 2012
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True Blood drinks and bites / by Gianna Sobol Alan Ball and Benjamin Hayes recipes by Dawn Yanagihara recipe photography by Alex Farnum
TX740.5 .S63 2013
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VB6 : eat vegan before 6:00 to lose weight and restore your health... for good : the flexible diet you can really stick to with more than 60 easy deli
The best-selling author and popular NYT columnist gives us his innovative and easy diet plan complete with recipes--by eating vegan every day before 6:00pm you can lose weight and dramatically improve your health. Every day we learn new benefits of the vegan diet and discover how cutting meat and animal products out can still mean a world of delicious meals. Now Mark Bittman brings his expertise to vegan cooking giving you an easy-to-follow diet plan plus 50 simple everyday recipes--exclusively vegan meals for breakfast and lunch and as flexible as you need to be for dinner. Building on his hit book Food Matters Bittman outlines in six principles the reasons that a partially vegan diet can dramatically improve your health. When you eat lots of fruits and veggies while cutting back on meat and dairy and cook as much as possible at home you automatically find yourself eating more sensible portions and almost no junk food. You can live healthier not just eat healthier when you eat with eyes wide open. This is Bittman's flexible ethical way of eating better and losing weight using common sense in the kitchen -- Provided by publisher
TX837 .B5278 2013
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