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Not a silent night : Mary looks back to Bethlehem Cover
Adam Hamilton
Imagine Jesus from Mary's point of view: proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. In this book, Adam Hamilton begins at the end, with Mary at the crucifixion and resurrection; travels back in time as she witnesses his life and ministry; and ends at the beginning, with the Christ child born in a stable.
232.91 Ham
Book
Nov 20, 2014
The hardest peace : expecting grace in the midst of life's hard Cover
Kara Tippetts
Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow . . . and the devastating reality of stage IV cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn't offer answers for when living is hard, but rather she asks us to join her in moving away from fear and control and toward peace and grace. Most of all, she draws us back to the God who is with us in the mundane and the suffering, and who shapes even our unmet expectations and pain into beauty.
248.843 Tip
Book
Nov 21, 2014
12 days of Christmas with Six Sisters' Stuff : 144 Ideas for traditions, homemade gifts, recipes, and more Cover
Six Sisters' Stuff
Compilation of more than 144 Christmas recipes, traditions, and craft ideas that celebrate family and the holiday.
394.26 Twe
Book
Nov 19, 2014
Did she kill him? : a torrid true story of adultery, arsenic, and murder in Victorian England Cover
Kate Colquhoun
In 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, James Maybrick. The "Maybrick Mystery" made a sensation: a pretty, flirtatious young girl; resentful, gossiping servants; rumors of gambling and debt; and torrid mutual infidelity. The case cracked the varnish of Victorian respectability, shocking and exciting the public equally. Colquhoun recounts the tale of addiction, deception and adultery that keeps you asking to the very last page, "Did she kill him?".
364.1523 Col
Book
Nov 20, 2014
Separated @ birth : a true love story of twin sisters reunited Cover
Anaïs Bordier
Samantha Futerman
Lisa Pulitzer
Imagine one day opening Facebook and reading a message from a stranger that says, 'I think we might be twins--don't freak out.' It all began when design student Anaïs Bordier viewed a YouTube video and saw her own face staring back. After some research, Anaïs found that the Los Angeles actress Samantha Futerman was born in South Korea on November 19, 1987--the exact place and day that Anaïs was born. This propelled her to make contact via Facebook. One message later, both girls wondered: could they be twins?
362.734 Bor
Book
Nov 20, 2014
Teenagers 101 : what a top teacher wishes you knew about helping your kid succeed Cover
Rebecca Deurlein
As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty, accept or deflect responsibility. Teachers are our eyes and ears. High school teacher Deurlein examines how we can support our teens as they cope with the challenges of the modern world.
305.235 Deu
Book
Nov 12, 2014
The 13th gift : a true story of a Christmas miracle Cover
Joanne Huist Smith
The 13th Gift is a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love. This true story about the power of random acts will warm the heart, a beautiful reminder of the miracles of Christmas and the gift of family during the holiday season.
394 Smi
Book
Nov 25, 2014
Della Fattoria bread : 63 foolproof recipes for yeasted, enriched & naturally leavened breads Cover
Kathleen Weber
Amy Albert
Amy Vogler
Della Fattoria Bread teaches readers to make the popular breads of this award-winning bakery. More than an instructional guide, the book takes the fear out of bread baking, and encourages bakers to draw on their senses, experiences, and instincts. Weber's teachings are homespun and based on passed-down wisdom, and the book is filled with invaluable bread-baking secrets, including starters and proper techniques, and features recipes for all levels of bakers.
641.815 Web
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Oct 30, 2014
Happy herbivore holidays & gatherings : easy plant-based recipes for your healthiest celebrations and special occasions Cover
Lindsay S Nixon
From an elaborate Thanksgiving, to a no-fuss New Year's Eve or cocktail party, to omnivore-approved potlucks such as Super Bowl Sunday, to summer fresh barbecues and picnics, and quick-fix casual dinner parties or lazy Sunday brunches with friends, Lindsay's recipes guarantee you'll have healthy meals, whatever you're celebrating.
641.5636 Nix
Book
Nov 20, 2014
Huckleberry : stories, secrets, and recipes from our kitchen Cover
Zoe Nathan
Josh Loeb
Laurel Almerinda
From Santa Monica's favorite neighborhood bakery and breakfast spot, Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe, comes this irresistible cookbook with recipes, color photographs, and how-to sequences for mastering basics. Huckleberry's recipes span from sweet (rustic cakes, muffins, and scones) to savory (hot cereals, biscuits, and quiche). These recipes feature whole-grain flours, sesame and flax seeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, natural sugars, and gluten-free and vegan options.
641.52 Nat
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Nov 26, 2014
Make it ahead : a Barefoot Contessa cookbook Cover
Ina Garten
Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers the question: Can I make it ahead? She has learned which dishes you can prep, assemble, or cook ahead of time. These recipes taste just as good--or even better!--when they're made in advance. Ina also includes recipes for Thanksgiving and her Make-Ahead Roast Turkey and Gravy with Onions & Sage.
641.555 Gar
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Oct 27, 2014
My little French kitchen : over 100 recipes from the mountains, market squares, and shores of France Cover
Rachel Khoo
Rachel Khoo chronicles her travels to the four corners of France and back to her little Paris kitchen, bringing home all the regional dishes, ingredients, techniques, and inspirations she encountered along the way.
641.5944 Kho
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Nov 26, 2014
Ovenly : sweet & salty recipes from New York's most creative bakery Cover
Agatha Kulaga
Erin Patinkin
The New York award-winning bakery, Ovenly, showcases their best experimentation-friendly recipes, along with tips, anecdotes, advice and full-color photos.
641.815 Kul
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Nov 25, 2014
Say it out loud : revealing and healing the scars of sexual abuse Cover
Roberta Dolan
In this unique blend of memoir and how-to, learn strategies for transforming the scarred life of a victim into the healed and joyous life of a survivor. Find inspiration, courage, and hope as you follow Roberta Dolan's journey toward healing after a childhood of sexual abuse.
616.8583 Dol
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Oct 31, 2014
Soup of the day : 150 delicious and comforting recipes from our favorite restaurants Cover
Ellen Brown
From chicken soup to gumbo, soup is a timeless favorite. Brown has collected recipes for some of the best soups from around the nation. Make your favorite or try something new!
641.813 Bro
Book
Nov 13, 2014
The baking bible Cover
Rose Levy Beranbaum
Beranbaum displays her passion and expertise in every category of baking, bringing you all-new recipes for the best cakes,pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more. She includes special tips, troubleshooting advice, and insights on essential ingredients and equipment.
641.815 Ber
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Nov 20, 2014
The complete America's test kitchen TV show cookbook, 2001-2014 Cover
America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
This newly revised edition captures 14 seasons (including 2014) of the TV show in a collection featuring more than 900 foolproof recipes and dozens of tips and techniques. Our comprehensive 50+ page shopping guide includes all the tastings and testings from the show so you won't waste money on inferior products.
641.5973 Com 2001-2014
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Nov 21, 2014
The make-ahead cook : 8 smart strategies for dinner tonight Cover
from the editors of America's Test Kitchen
More than 150 kitchen-tested recipes you can prepare on your schedule.
641.555 Mak
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Oct 27, 2014
The pizza bible : the world's favorite pizza styles, from Neapolitan, deep-dish, wood-fired, Sicilian, calzones and focaccia to New York, New Haven, Detroit, and more Cover
Tony Gemignani
Susie Heller
Stephen Siegelman
A comprehensive guide to making pizza, covering nine different regional styles--including standards like Neapolitan, Roman, and Chicago, as well as renowned pizza sub-specialties like St. Louis and Californian--from chef, 11-time world Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani.
641.8248 Gem
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Nov 21, 2014
The Pollan family table : the best recipes and kitchen wisdom for delicious, healthy family meals Cover
Corky Pollan with Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan
Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan invite you into their warm, inspiring kitchens, sharing more than 100 of their family's best recipes. For generations, the Pollans have used fresh, local ingredients to cook healthy, irresistible meals. This practical cookbook gives you the tools you need to implement the Pollan food philosophy in your everyday life and to make nourishing, delectable meals that bring your family back to the table.
641.5 Pol
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Oct 29, 2014
Tina Nordström's Scandinavian cooking : simple recipes for home-style Scandinavian cuisine Cover
Tina Nordström
Sweden's master chef, Tina Nordstrom, is here to stay with this delightful cookbook. Tina opens the door into her kitchen and shares no fewer than two hundred of her favorite dishes. She also provides tips, shortcuts, and suggestions. Using Tina's simple methods, you can transform one dish into another, turning a basic recipe for minced meat into Swedish, Italian, or Greek meatballs!
641.5948 Nor
Book
Nov 24, 2014
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Christmas Cookbook Cover
Wanda E. Brunstetter
This brand new collection of holiday recipes also shares insights into Christmas celebrations direct from Amish homes. You will enjoy the addition of scriptures and common Amish sayings.
641.568 Bru
Book
Nov 19, 2014
Chasing the light : the Cloud Cult story Cover
Mark Christopher Allister
Tells the story of the heartbreaking yet affirming journey of lead singer and songwriter Craig Minowa and delves into the career of the band known by music lovers as the least cynical and most idealistic band in the country.
780.92 All
Book
Nov 19, 2014
Hello Kitty crochet : supercute amigurumi patterns for Sanrio friends Cover
Mei Li Lee
Hello Kitty Crochet is all about kawaii: the supercute world of Hello Kitty and her friends meets the Japanese art of amigurumi, or crocheted dolls. With 25 cute and easy-to-make projects, Hello Kitty Crochet is as charming and fun as it is simple to follow.
745.5924 Lee
Book
Nov 19, 2014
Jeter unfiltered Cover
Derek Jeter
Anthony Bozza
photographs by Christopher Anderson
A collection of never-before-published images taken over the course of Derek's final season. Fans will have unprecedented access to The Captain, as the famously private baseball legend takes us behind the scenes inside his home, the stadium, the gym, at his Turn 2 Foundation events, fortieth birthday party, and more as he looks back with candor and gratitude on his baseball career.
796.357 Jet
Book
Nov 7, 2014
On the road with Janis Joplin Cover
John Byrne Cooke
In 1967 John Byrne Cooke was at the center of rock and roll. Cooke was Joplin's road manager amid a rotating cast of musicians and personnel, a constant presence behind the scenes as the woman called Pearl took the world by storm. This intimate memoir spans the years he spent with Janis, from her legendary rise to her tragic last days. Cooke tells the whole story as only someone who lived it could
781.66 Coo
Book
Nov 13, 2014
Pin action : small-time gangsters, high-stakes gambling, and the teenage hustler who became a bowling champion Cover
Gianmarc Manzione
An inspiring and improbable story of transcendence, redemption, and survival that resurrects one of the greatest sports legends in New York City history.
794.6 Man
Book
Nov 21, 2014
Pretty packages : 45 creative giftwrapping projects Cover
Sally J Shim
With just a few simple steps, blogger Sally Shim shows how to turn an ordinary package into a customized present as special as the gift within. Each of the creative and achievable projects offers a unique twist on gift wrapping. Plus, each project has multiple variations, leading to endless possibilities for prettying up packages. Includes techniques for wrapping oddly shaped packages, ideas for creating reusable packaging, and projects that require only basic materials.
745.54 Shi
Book
Nov 24, 2014
Rainbow in the cloud : the wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou Cover
Maya Angelou
Inspired by the woman who has inspired us all, Rainbow in the Cloud offers more than 200 of Maya Angelou's most pivotal quotes, organized in themed sections--from sage advice and stanzas to humorous quips and pointed observations--drawn from each of her published works and from her celebrated, and much shared, social media posts.
818 Ang
Book
Nov 12, 2014
By the waters of Minnetonka Cover
Eric Dregni
By the Waters on Minnetonka uncovers remarkable and hidden facts about the lake and those who have lived on its shores, from the original Dakota inhabitants to the present.
977.657 Dre
Book
Oct 28, 2014
Midnight in Siberia : a train journey into the heart of Russia Cover
David Greene
Former NPR Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country--a 6,000-mile journey by rail, from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok--to speak with ordinary Russians about how their lives have changed in the post-Soviet years.
914.7 Gre
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Nov 4, 2014
Section 60 : Arlington National Cemetery : where war comes home Cover
Robert M Poole
Author Robert Poole, using Section 60 of the Arlington National Cemetery as a window into the latest wars, recounts stories of courage and sacrifice by fallen heroes and how they are honored and remembered by those they left behind.
975.529 Poo
Book
Oct 30, 2014
Walking the woods and the water : in Patrick Leigh Fermor footsteps from the Hook of Holland to the Golden Horn Cover
Nick Hunt
In December 1933, 18-year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on an adventure across Europe, on foot from Holland to Constantinople. In 2011, Nick Hunt, aged 18, had read Fermor's travel writings and began his own "great trudge", on foot--some 2,500 miles through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungar, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey, with only Fermor's books to guide him.
914 Hun
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Oct 29, 2014
Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Cover
Daniel P. Bolger
A three-star general offers a gripping insider account of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how it all went wrong. As a witness to all levels of military command, Bolger offers a unique assessment of these wars, from 9/11 to the final withdrawal from the region. Bolger makes the firm case that in Iraq and in Afghanistan, we lost -- but we didn't have to. At the root of our failure, we never really understood our enemy.
956.7044 Bol
Book
Nov 21, 2014
An American Cardinal : the biography of Cardinal Timothy Dolan Cover
Christina Boyle
The most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States, Timothy Michael Dolan, had humble beginnings. He was formally ordained in 1976, in 2009 made Archbishop of New York, then elevated to cardinal. Dolan is a warm and cheerful man who draws crowds, but his rise to power was not without its controversies. This is a book about power and the Roman Catholic church today, framed by the life of a man who might someday become the first American pope.
B Dol Dolan, Timothy Michael
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Nov 24, 2014
Billy Joel : the definitive biography Cover
Fred Schruers
Schruers provides an unfettered look at into Billy Joel's journey from a pint-sized kid growing up in a cookie-cutter Long Island suburb to a rockstar of monumental success, and the person that remains behind his iconic status.
B Joe Joel, Billy
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Nov 19, 2014
Hope : entertainer of the century Cover
Richard Zoglin
Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entertainer to achieve top-rated success in every major mass-entertainment medium, from vaudeville to television. He virtually invented modern stand-up comedy. He helped redefine what it means to be a star. Richard Zoglin shows there is still much to be learned about this public figure, who, unlike many Hollywood stars, truly loved being famous, appreciated its responsibilities, and handled celebrity with extraordinary grace.
B Hop Hope, Bob
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Nov 19, 2014
Napoleon : a life Cover
Andrew Roberts
The first single-volume, cradle-to-grave biography to take advantage of the recent publication of Napoleon's thirty-three thousand letters, which radically transform our understanding of his character and motivation.
B Nap Napoleon I, Emperor of the French
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Nov 18, 2014
Respect : the life of Aretha Franklin Cover
David Ritz
"Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she was a gospel prodigy who gave birth to two sons in her teens and left them and her native Detroit for New York, where she struggled to find her true voice. She found fame, fortune, and that remarkable voice in 1967 and a rapid-fire string of hits. Aretha turned the industry on its head by refueling pop with heavy soul. The Queen of Soul had survived, and arrived.
B Fra Franklin, Aretha
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Nov 12, 2014
The daring heart of David Livingstone : exile, African slavery, and the publicity stunt that saved millions Cover
Jay Milbrandt
David Livingstone's complete story: the story of a man of great faith, fallen in his humanity but driven by his belief in the sanctity of God's creation. The quest for the source of the Nile will forever be associated with Livingstone, along with his adventures in the name of scientific ambition, but not to be overlooked is the Christian faith that drove his efforts to abolish the slave trade in Africa.
B Liv Livingstone, David
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Nov 13, 2014
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Adam Hamilton
232.91 Ham
Tina Nordström
641.5948 Nor
Kara Tippetts
248.843 Tip
Wanda E. Brunstetter
641.568 Bru
Six Sisters' Stuff
394.26 Twe
Mark Christopher Allister
780.92 All
Kate Colquhoun
364.1523 Col
Mei Li Lee
745.5924 Lee
Anaïs Bordier
Samantha Futerman
Lisa Pulitzer
362.734 Bor
Derek Jeter
Anthony Bozza
photographs by Christopher Anderson
796.357 Jet
Rebecca Deurlein
305.235 Deu
John Byrne Cooke
781.66 Coo
Joanne Huist Smith
394 Smi
Gianmarc Manzione
794.6 Man
Kathleen Weber
Amy Albert
Amy Vogler
641.815 Web
Sally J Shim
745.54 Shi
Lindsay S Nixon
641.5636 Nix
Maya Angelou
818 Ang
Zoe Nathan
Josh Loeb
Laurel Almerinda
641.52 Nat
Eric Dregni
977.657 Dre
Ina Garten
641.555 Gar
David Greene
914.7 Gre
Rachel Khoo
641.5944 Kho
Robert M Poole
975.529 Poo
Agatha Kulaga
Erin Patinkin
641.815 Kul
Nick Hunt
914 Hun
Roberta Dolan
616.8583 Dol
Daniel P. Bolger
956.7044 Bol
Ellen Brown
641.813 Bro
Christina Boyle
B Dol Dolan, Timothy Michael
Rose Levy Beranbaum
641.815 Ber
Fred Schruers
B Joe Joel, Billy
America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
641.5973 Com 2001-2014
Richard Zoglin
B Hop Hope, Bob
from the editors of America's Test Kitchen
641.555 Mak
Andrew Roberts
B Nap Napoleon I, Emperor of the French
Tony Gemignani
Susie Heller
Stephen Siegelman
641.8248 Gem
David Ritz
B Fra Franklin, Aretha
Corky Pollan with Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan
641.5 Pol
Jay Milbrandt
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