Category: Special

Herbs for Stress and Anxiety

Storey Publishing | March 25, 2017 | 128 pages
In this accessible guide, best-selling author and renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar shows you how to make your herbal remedies to strengthen your nervous system and address a wide range of symptoms,Êincluding panic attacks, depression, insomnia, anxiety, headaches, migraines, herpes, neuralgia,... More Info

Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health

University of Ottawa Press | March 25, 2017 | 400 pages
In a practical compilation of herbal knowledge, a modern-day herbalist offers an A-Z encyclopedia of the therapeutic benefits and suggested uses for more than ninety common plants, accompanied by tips on how to prepare herbal remedies from scratch and complete recipes for general wellness tonics.... More Info

Candide and Other Stories

OUP Oxford | April 17, 2008 | 352 pages
Candide is the most famous of Voltaire's 'philosophical tales', in which he combined witty improbabilities with the sanest of good sense. This edition includes four other prose tales - Micromegas, Zadig, The Ingênu, and The White Bull - and a verse tale based on Chaucer's The Wife of Bath's Tale,:... More Info

The Global Minotaur

Zed Books | July 15, 2015 | 304 pages
In this provocative book, Yanis Varoufakis—the fiery finance minister in Greek's new Syriza-led government—explodes the myth that financialization, ineffective regulation of banks, and generalized greed and globalization were the root causes of the global economic crisis. Rather, he shows, they... More Info

Grieving Mindfully

New Harbinger Publications Incorporated | March 25, 2017 | 157 pages
In this compassionate and practical book, a Buddhist psychotherapist, Sameet Kumar, Ph.D., who specializes in applying meditation techniques to clinical problems, uses a unique combination of Buddhist spiritual practice and proven psychological strategies to help readers develop, understand, and... More Info

Ghost Fleet

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | June 30, 2015 | 416 pages
Two authorities on future warfare join forces to create a taut, convincing novel—set in 2026—about a besieged America battling for its very existence.  More Info

The Name of this Book Is Secret

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | May 12, 2015 | 400 pages
Warning: this description has not been authorized by Pseudonymous Bosch. As much as he'd love to sing the praises of his book (he is very vain), he wouldn't want you to hear about his brave 11-year old heroes, Cass and Max-Ernest. Or about how a mysterious box of vials, the Symphony of Smells,... More Info

The Name of this Book is Secret

Little Brown & Company | March 25, 2017 | 360 pages
Two eleven-year-old misfits try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais, who are searching for the secret of immortality.  More Info

Hobbies

March 25, 1999 | 374 pages
Whether it's needlepoint or woodworking, collecting stamps or dolls, everyone has a hobby, or is told they need one. But why do we fill our leisure time with the activities we do? And what do our hobbies say about our culture? Steven Gelber here traces the history and significance of hobbies from... More Info

A Brief History of Christian Worship

Abingdon Press | January 1, 1993 | 192 pages
A history of Christian liturgy written from the perspectives of the 1990s in North America, covering a period that ranges from the New Testament era through modern times, with a look at the future of worship.  More Info

Report from Ground Zero

Penguin | March 25, 2017 | 377 pages
In a tribute to the fallen heroes of September 11, 2001, a former firefighter provides an eyewitness record of events at Ground Zero and the extraordinary efforts of police, fire, and emergency medical teams.  More Info

Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology

January 9, 2009 | 400 pages
This book is the first devoted to modern biology’s innovators and iconoclasts: men and women who challenged prevailing notions in their fields. Some of these scientists were Nobel Prize winners, some were considered cranks or gadflies, some were in fact wrong. The stories of these stubborn... More Info

How to Write a Thesis

Mit Press | February 1, 2015 | 256 pages
By the time Umberto Eco published his best-selling novel The Name of the Rose, he was one of Italy's most celebrated intellectuals, a distinguished academic and the author of influential works on semiotics. Some years before that, in 1977, Eco published a little book for his students, How to Write... More Info
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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Beach Lane Books | August 1, 2000 | 40 pages
In this lively alphabet rhyme, the letters of the alphabet race up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree. In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up... More Info

Frindle

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | February 1, 1998 | 112 pages
From bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words that will have readers inventing their own words. Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of... More Info

Introduction to Christian Worship

Abingdon Press | January 1, 2001 | 326 pages
Introduction to Christian Worship, Third Edition traces the development of the major forms of Christian worship, and includes discussion of the newest service books of the principal churches of North America and the British Isles. This staple of liturgical history is used widely in Protestant... More Info

Creating a Movement with Teeth

PM Press | March 25, 2017 | 315 pages
Bursting into existence in the Pacific Northwest of the US in 1975, the George Jackson Brigade claimed 14 pipe bombings against corporate and state targets, multiple bank robberies and the daring rescue of a jailed member of the organisation. Collected in one volume for the first time, Creating a... More Info

Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice

Random House Incorporated | March 25, 2017 | 160 pages
"Draws on examples ranging from prehistoric cave art to modern pop music to discuss the nature and purpose of art and its use by powerful social and cultural forces"--  More Info

Fragrant Harbour

M&S | March 1, 2004 | 312 pages
Fragrant Harbour is the story of four people whose intertwined lives span Asia’s last 70 years. Tom Stewart leaves England just before it is hit by the Great Depression to seek his fortune, and finds it in running Hong Kong’s best hotel. Sister Maria is a beautiful and uncompromising Chinese... More Info

Science in the Marketplace

University of Chicago Press | October 22, 2007 | 432 pages
The nineteenth century was an age of transformation in science, when scientists were rewarded for their startling new discoveries with increased social status and authority. But it was also a time when ordinary people from across the social spectrum were given the opportunity to participate in... More Info

The Foundations of Mathematics

Oxford University Press, USA | March 5, 2015 | 432 pages
The transition from school mathematics to university mathematics is seldom straightforward. Students are faced with a disconnect between the algorithmic and informal attitude to mathematics at school, versus a new emphasis on proof, based on logic, and a more abstract development of general... More Info

Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science

University of Chicago Press | July 15, 2011 | 526 pages
In Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science, David N. Livingstone and Charles W. J. Withers gather essays that deftly navigate the spaces of science in this significant period and reveal how each is embedded in wider systems of meaning, authority, and identity. Chapters from a distinguished range... More Info

The Complete Novels of Jane Austen

Race Point Publishing | January 15, 2013 | 1232 pages
Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a platform from which to address issues of gender politics and class consciousness among the British middle-class of the late eighteenth century. The novels included in the collection - Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice,... More Info

Education for Critical Consciousness

A&C Black | June 27, 2013 | 168 pages
Famous for his advocacy of 'critical pedagogy', Paulo Freire was Latin America's foremost educationalist, a thinker and writer whose work and ideas continue to exert enormous influence in education throughout the world today. Education for Critical Consciousness is the main statement of Freire's... More Info

Go Pro

March 25, 2017 | 149 pages
Over twenty years ago, Worre began focusing on developing the skills to become a network marketing expert. Now he shares his wisdom in a guide that will ignite your passion for this profession and help you make the decision to create the life of your dreams. He shows you how to find prospects,... More Info

Women & Christianity: From 1000 to the Reformation

March 25, 2017 | 298 pages
"Students and scholars of Christian history will find Women & Christianity a refreshing and valuable resource. Women, Christian or otherwise, who seek an understanding of their past and their present will also find this book helpful."--BOOK JACKET.  More Info

Women and Christianity

March 25, 2017 | 276 pages
"Students and scholars of Christian history will find Women & Christianity a refreshing and valuable resource. Women, Christian or otherwise, who seek an understanding of their past and their present will also find this book helpful."--BOOK JACKET.  More Info

Snitch

Simon and Schuster | September 3, 2013 | 285 pages
Julia DiVino tries hard not to get mixed-up with the gangs at South Bay High School, but when Eric Valientâe enters into her life, everything changes.  More Info

The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction

Wesleyan University Press | March 25, 2017 | 295 pages
How women and feminism helped to shape science fiction in America.  More Info

Habibi

Simon and Schuster | June 1, 1999 | 272 pages
Fourteen-year-old Liyana, the daughter of a native Palestinian, challenges her family, culture, and tradition when she falls in love with Omer, a Jewish boy, after her family moves to Jerusalem from St. Louis. Reprint.  More Info

The Cheerios Play Book

Little Simon | August 1, 1998 | 14 pages
Bring your own Cheerios! On every page, there are pictures that need to be completed by adding Cheerios to just the right places. (No milk, please!) Teddies need Cheerios buttons, mice need Cheerios glasses, and fish need Cheerios bubbles. Pages are recessed to help children successfully place... More Info

The Law of the Garbage Truck

Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated | September 4, 2012 | 242 pages
Every child needs a Mother Goose--and this edition, with charming illustrations by Linda Bleck, is the one that belongs on every bookshelf. Here are the playful, rhythmic verses kids have loved and listened to for generations, from "I Saw a Ship A-Sailing" to "Simple Simon" to The Crooked Sixpence.  More Info

When Women Were Priests

Harper Collins | April 15, 1995 | 288 pages
This landmark book reveals not only that women were priests, bishops, and prophets in early Christianity, but also how and why they were then suppressed.  More Info

Why Priests?

Penguin Group USA | January 28, 2014 | 302 pages
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of What Jesus Meant outlines a provocative assessment of the role of the priesthood to evaluate its relevance in today's world, exploring both sides of the argument and drawing on historical examples to consider whether or not Christianity would be stronger without... More Info

How You Were Born

October 15, 2014 | 152 pages
How You Were Born is a collection of short stories looking at the bizarre, the tragi-comic and the unbelievable elements that run through our lives. An aging academic becomes convinced that he is haunted by his double. Two children believe their neighbours are war criminals in hiding. A dwarf in a... More Info

The Feminine Face of God

Bantam | March 25, 1992 | 253 pages
The eagerly anticipated paperback edition of a pioneering look at women's spirituality that has helped thousands of women redefine traditional beliefs and rediscover their own unique spiritual heritage. Drawn from workshops and interviews conducted across the country, 100 women--including Maya... More Info

The journey of Ibn Fattouma

Anchor | March 25, 1992 | 148 pages
First published in Arabic in 1983, this brief but powerful parable is presented as the journal of a traveler known as Ibn Fattouma. A mystical, lyrical Pilgrim's Progress set in a mythical, timeless Middle East, by the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature.  More Info

Goodnight Moon 60th Anniversary Edition

Harper Collins | September 6, 2005 | 32 pages
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room -- to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to themittens and the kittens, toeverything one by one --... More Info

Toxic In-Laws

Harper Perennial | October 15, 2002 | 304 pages
Susan Forward's practical and powerful book will help couples cope with terrible and toxic in–laws. Toxic in–laws are in–laws who create genuine chaos through various assaults––aggressive or subtle––on you and your marriage.  More Info

Chu Ju's House

HarperCollins | October 25, 2005 | 240 pages
One girl too many . . . When a girl is born to Chu Ju's family, it is quickly determined that the baby must be sent away. After all, the law states that a family may have only two children, and tradition dictates that every family should have a boy. To make room for one, this girl will have to go.... More Info

Love's Revolution

Temple University Press | January 1, 2001 | 230 pages
When the Baby Boom generation was in college, the last miscegenation laws were declared unconstitutional, but interracial romances retained an aura of taboo. Since 1960 the number of mixed race marriages has doubled every decade.  More Info

The Frege Reader

Wiley-Blackwell | July 7, 1997 | 432 pages
This is the first single-volume edition and translation of Frege's philosophical writings to include all of his seminal papers and substantial selections from all three of his major works.  More Info

The Nerdist Way

Berkley Publishing Group | November 6, 2012 | 279 pages
The popular blogger and podcast developer shares tips for using one's intelligence and organizational talents to turn social awkwardness into positive strengths, in a whimsical guide to life that covers everything from panic attacks and time management to building wealth and physical fitness.... More Info

Boomerang

W. W. Norton | March 25, 2017 | 217 pages
“Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation.”—Kyle Smith, Forbes  More Info

Americanah

Alfred a Knopf Incorporated | March 25, 2017 | 477 pages
"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"--  More Info

Mistaken Identity

Richmond Hill, Ont. : Scholastic Canada | March 25, 1995 | 183 pages
Zanny and her father have always been close. So when she comes home and finds him dead from an apparent suicide, she can't believe it's true. Why would her father want to kill himself? Why does a special government agent claim her father was an embezzler? And why does it seem like no one wants her... More Info

Beyond Loving

OUP USA | September 6, 2012 | 272 pages
In this book, Amy Steinbugler challenges the widespread assumption that interracial intimacy represents the ultimate erasure of racial differences. She finds that while interracial partners may be more racially progressive, they are not necessarily enlightened subjects who have managed to get... More Info

Little Miss Evil

Spencer Hill Middle Grade | March 10, 2015 | 144 pages
When Fiona's father, who is an evil genius, is kidnapped and ransomed for his nuclear bomb, Fiona must defeat the kidnappers and save her father using her flamethrower arm.  More Info

The Foundations of Mathematics

March 25, 2017 | 251 pages
Mathematical logic grew out of philosophical questions regarding the foundations of mathematics, but logic has now outgrown its philosophical roots, and has become an integral part of mathematics in general. This book is designed for students who plan to specialize in logic, as well as for those... More Info

Vintage Visions

Wesleyan University Press | June 11, 2014 | 448 pages
Top scholars investigate the nature and variety of early science fiction  More Info

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