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iPad in easy steps : covers iOS 7 for iPad2-5 (Ipad Air) and iPad mini
Provan, Drew, 1955-
Warwickshire, United Kingdom : In Easy Steps, c2013.
Looks at the features of the iPad, covering such topics as Web surfing, using iCloud, Wi-Fi, iTunes, managing contacts, and accessing the App Store.
The loudest voice in the room : how the brilliant, bombastic Roger Ailesbuilt Fox News– and divided a country
New York : Random House, c2014.
An inside account of Fox News offers insight into its operations and influence, covering the original launch of the cable news network by Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch and the ways in which Fox has become a dominant force in American politics.
Imus, Mike and the Mad Dog, & Doris from Rego Park : the groundbreaking history of WFAN
Sullivan, Tim, 1972-
Chicago, Illinois : Triumph Books, c2013.
There’s more to life than this : healing messages, remarkable stories, and insight about the other side from the Long Island medium
New York : Atria Books, c2013.
Brassy and beloved medium Theresa Caputo, star of the hit television show Long Island Medium, opens the door to her world and invites you to experience her exceptional gift of communicating with those who’ve crossed over to the Other Side… There’s More to Life Than This lends insight on how Theresa’s mediumship works, what happens to your soul when you die, what Spirit says Heaven is like, what the deceased want you to know, the importance of living a positive life, and the many roles that your family, friends, angels, guides, souls of faith, and God play here and in the afterlife.
Loves me… not : how to survive (and thrive!) In the face of unrequitedlove
New York : February Books, c2014.
Presents a guide to overcoming rejection and thriving in the face of unrequited love, offering advice on cultivating self-worth and loving oneself without requiring the validation of others.
Before happiness : the 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness, and sustaining positive change
New York : Crown Business, c2013.
“In The Happiness Advantage, Harvard trained researcher Shawn Achor described why happiness is the precursor to greater success. This book, Before Happiness, is about what comes before both. Because before we can be happy or successful, we need to first develop the ability to see that positive change is possible. Only once we learn to see the world through a more positive lens can we summon all our motivation, emotion, and intelligence to achieve our personal and professional goals.”
When we were on fire : a memoir of consuming faith, tangled love, and starting over
New York : Covergent Books, c2013.
In the strange, us-versus-them Christian subculture of the 1990s, a person’s faith was measured by how many WWJD bracelets she wore and whether he had kissed dating goodbye. Evangelical poster child Addie Zierman wore three bracelets asking what Jesus would do. She also led two Bible studies and listened exclusively to Christian music. She was on fire for God and unaware that the flame was dwindling until it burned out. Addie chronicles her journey through church culture and first love, and her entrance unprepared and angry into marriage. When she drops out of church and very nearly her marriage as well, it is on a sea of tequila and depression. She isn’t sure if she’ll ever go back. When We Were on Fire is a funny, heartbreaking story of untangling oneself from what is expected to arrive at faith that is not bound by tradition or current church fashion. Addie looks for what lasts when nothing else seems worth keeping. It’s a story for doubters, cynics, and anyone who has felt alone in church.
The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation
Davis, David Brion.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
“From the revered historian-winner of nearly every award given in his field-the long-awaited conclusion of his magisterial three-volume history of slavery in Western culture that has been more than fifty years in the making. David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of our time, and in this final volume in his monumental trilogy on slavery in Western culture he offers highly original, authoritative, and penetrating insight into what slavery and emancipation meant to Americans. He explores how the Haitian revolution terrified and inspired white and black Americans respectively, and offers a commanding analysis of the complex and misunderstood significance of “colonization”-the project to move freed slaves back to Africa-to members of both races and all political persuasions. Davis vividly portrays the dehumanizing impact of slavery, as well as the generally unrecognized importance of freed slaves to abolition. And he explores the influence of religion on American ideas about emancipation. Above all, he captures the ways in which America wrestled with the knotty problem of moving forward into an age of emancipation. This is a landmark work: a brilliant conclusion to one of the great works of American history”
Baby bumps : from party girl to proud mama, and all the messy milestonesalong the way
Polizzi, Nicole, author.
Philadelphia, PA : Perseus Books Group ; 2013.
The formerly reckless party girl of MTV’s “The Jersey Shore” describes her bumpy and humorous transition to motherhood after an unplanned pregnancy put the brakes on her former lifestyle.
Company man : thirty years of controversy and crisis in the CIA
Rizzo, John Anthony, 1947- author.
New York : Scribner, c2014.
A chief legal officer with the CIA who helped create and implement counterterrorist operations after September 11 draws on previously undisclosed stories from his long career to illuminate the agency’s inner workings.
Duty : memoirs of a secretary at war
Gates, Robert Michael, 1943-
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
The former Secretary of Defense offers a candid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
What addicts know : 10 lessons from recovery to benefit everyone
Lawford, Christopher Kennedy, 1955-
Dallas, Texas : BenBella Books : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, c2014.
Whether it’s an unhealthy consumption of junk foods or involvement in toxic relationships, it’s undeniable we all struggle with destructive behaviors. Lawford takes a fresh look at addiction, and gives the coping and wellness skills necessary to overcome obstacles.
Loving Someone in Recovery : The Answers You Need When Your Partner Is Recovering from Addiction
Oakland, California: New Harbinger Publications Inc., 2014.
“Recovering addicts are faced with many challenges, and these challenges can often extend to their romantic partners. During the recovery period, couples often struggle with overcoming feelings of betrayal and frustration, and may have a hard time rebuilding trust and closeness. While there are many resources available to recovering addicts, there are limited resources for the people who love them. In Loving Someone in Recovery, therapist Beverly Berg offers powerful tools for the partners of recovering addicts. Based in mindfulness, attachment theory, and neurobiology, this book will help readers sustain emotional stability in their relationships, increase effective communication, establish boundaries, and take real steps toward reigniting intimacy. The material in this book is drawn from the author’s successful Conscious Couples Recovery Workshop. With more than 25 years in the field, she has developed a unique set of exercises that address the issues faced by couples in recovery. This book addresses the roles that both partners play in recovery, and aims to help readers develop a new appreciation for one another and improve self-confidence and acceptance. The road to recovery is never an easy one, but by building a strong support system, the chances of success are exponentially greater. For more information on Berg’s work, visit consciouscouplesrecovery.com”
I got schooled : the unlikely story of how a moonlighting movie maker learned the five keys to closing America’s education gap
Shyamalan, M. Night.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
“Famed director M. Night Shyamalan tells how his passion for education reform led him to the five indispensable keys to educational success in America’s high-performing schools in impoverished neighborhoods”
A short guide to a long life
Agus, David, 1965- author.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Presents the simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy, and productive life.
The pound a day diet : lose up to 5 pounds in 5 days by eating the foods you love
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2014.
The doctor’s diet : Dr. Travis Stork’s STAT program to help you lose weight, restore optimal health, prevent disease, and add years to your life
Stork, Travis, author.
Los Angeles, California : Bird Street Books, Inc, c2013.
The juice generation : 100 recipes for fresh juices and superfood smoothies
New York : Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, c2014.
“From one of America’s foremost and pioneering juicing companies comes a beautifully illustrated guide to creating restorative and energizing juices and smoothies; as well as preparing nutrition-rich, blended superfoods. No matter where you fall on the “Green Curve” — whether you are newly Juice Curious or already passionate about raw foods and pressed juices; and no matter what your diet goals are — The Juice Generation offers the perfect juice and green foods regimen for you. Featuring more than 100 recipes, and illustrated with gorgeous full-color photography, The Juice Generation will help you find the perfect juice or smoothie. The book offers practical, down-to-earth instructions for making revitalizing and great-tasting fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, and tonics, using easily sourced fresh ingredients and the latest information on superfoods. The book also contains a 3-day cleanse as well as juicing favorites from a great many celebrities, including: Martha Stewart, Gayle King, Naomi Watts, Michelle Williams, Blake Lively, Hilary Swank, Edward Norton, and Katie Couric. Enjoy health-boosting, spirit-lifting, gem-colored vegetable and fruit juices; thick, luscious smoothies; detoxing cleanses and elixirs; and mouthwatering, complete raw meals in a glass. This is your one stop for everything you need to become part of the “Juice Generation.”"
Weeknight wonders : delicious healthy dishes in 30 minutes or less
Boston, Massachusetts : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2013.
“Food Network host Ellie Krieger is best known for her show Healthy Appetite, which also aired in reruns on the Cooking Channel for years, and she makes frequent appearances on national morning shows as one of America’s leading nutrition experts. Ellie has long been loved for her no-nonsense (yet delicious) approach to healthy eating. She is the first to recognize that people won’t succeed at eating right if they feel that they’re being deprived. That’s why Ellie’s recipes often start with favorite foods and familiar recipes, and then she works her magic to remake them without all the fat and cholesterol. This book will be no exception, including 150 recipes, like Parmesan Chicken Breasts and Goat Cheese Frittata (plus no-guilt desserts), that can be prepared any day of the week, even after a long day at work. As always with Ellie’s recipes, there will be minimal fuss about cooking techniques or hard-to-find ingredients, so people can stay focused on eating well”
The great life cookbook : Whole food, vegan, gluten-free meals for largegatherings
Brooktondale, NY : Coddington Valley Publishing, 2013.
This book is unique in that it provides a comprehensive guide for making nutritionally complete, seasonal, whole food, plant-based, macrobiotic, vegan and gluten-freee meals for groups of 20 to 24, easily converted to smaller or larger quantities. The Great Life Cookbook also tells the story of how one family, for over a decade and a half, has been providing this service to their community.
The Gramercy Tavern cookbook
Anthony, Michael, 1968-
New York : Clarkson Potter, c2013.
One of the best New York restaurants, a culinary landmark that has been changing the face of American dining for decades, now shares its beloved recipes, stories, and pioneering philosophy.
Eating in color : delicious, healthy recipes for you and your family
New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2014.
Showcases vibrant, delicious foods that have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, some cancers, diabetes, and obesity. Avocados, tomatoes, farro, blueberries, and more shine in stunning photographs of 90 color-coded, family-friendly recipes, ranging from Caramelized Red Onion and Fig Pizza to Cran-Apple Tarte Tatin. Clear preparation instructions and nutritional information make this an essential resource for eating well while eating healthy.
Melt : the art of macaroni and cheese
Stiavetti, Stephanie, author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, c2013.
Takes an American standard dish and turns it into something chic and fresh by offering recipes for mac and cheese that incorporate handcrafted artisan cheeses and pastas and by adding surprise ingredients like avocado, fennel, and mint.
Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York’s legendary Chelsea Hotel
Boston, Massachusetts : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
“An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. Sherill Tippins, author of the acclaimed February House, delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there, among them John Sloan, Edgar Lee Masters, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Thomas Wolfe, Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Leonard Cohen, Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andy Warhol, Sam Shepard, Sid Vicious, and Dee Dee Ramone. Now as legendary as the artists it has housed and the countless creative collaborations it has sparked, the Chelsea has always stood as a mystery as well: Why and how did this hotel become the largest and longest-lived artists’ community of the known world? Inside the Dream Palace gives the intimate and definitive story”
Clemente : the true legacy of an undying hero
New York : Celebra, published by the Penguin Group, c2013. PUBLISHER = New York, New York, USA : Celebra, published by the Penguin Group, c2013.
The life and enduring legacy of Roberto Clemente, as told by his family.
The trip to Echo Spring : on writers and drinking
New York : Picador, 2014, c2013.
“In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol through the work and lives of six of America’s finest writers: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, John Berryman, John Cheever, and Raymond Carver. All six of these men were alcoholics, and the subject of drinking surfaces in some of their finest work, from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to A Moveable Feast. Often, they did their drinking together: Hemingway and Fitzgerald ricocheting through the cafes of Paris in the 1920s; Carver and Cheever speeding to the liquor store in Iowa in the icy winter of 1973. Olivia Laing grew up in an alcoholic family herself. One spring, wanting to make sense of this ferocious, entangling disease, she took a journey across America that plunged her into the heart of these overlapping lives. As she travels from Cheever’s New York to Williams’s New Orleans, and from Hemingway’s Key West to Carver’s Port Angeles, she pieces together a topographical map of alcoholism, from the horrors of addiction to the miraculous possibilities of recovery. Beautiful, captivating, and original, The Trip to Echo Spring strips away the myth of the alcoholic writer to reveal the terrible price creativity can exert”
Battle for Ground Zero : inside the political struggle to rebuild the World Trade Center
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2013.
In the aftermath of 9/11, Americans came together in a way not seen for a generation, pledging unity to rebuild after the horrific loss of the Twin Towers. Battle for Ground Zero goes behind the scenes of the fight to rebuild, revealing how grieving families, commercial interests, and politicking bureaucrats clashed at every step of the way.