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Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya

Annick Cojean · Grove Press
Format: Hardcover

Soraya was just fifteen, a schoolgirl in the coastal town of Sirte, when she was given the honor of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, “the Guide,” on a visit he was making to her school the following week. This one meeting—a presentation of flowers, a pat on the head...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canary Islands

Inc Dorling Kindersley · Dk Publishing
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Explore the Canary Islands, a volcanic archipelago, and see this unique location for yourself. Visit the historic Las Palmas on Gran Canaria and climb mountains while discovering the region's art, history, and culture.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canary Islands. * Detailed itineraries...
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The nature and value of happiness

Christine Vitrano · Westview Press,
Pages: 151
Format: Print book

The Nature and Value of Happiness provides a historic and contemporary overview of the philosophy of happiness, with critical evaluations to help students analyze the material and trace the evolution of a deeply nuanced concept. Addressing how the modern notion of happiness has changed...
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The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

Mayte Garcia · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

At the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons. In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote...
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The Sprinkles Baking Book: 100 Secret Recipes from Candace's Kitchen

Candace Nelson · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The New Great American Baking Book from the chef and creator of Sprinkles Bakery and judge of Cupcake WarsWhen chef and owner Candace Nelson opened America's first cupcake-only bakery in 2005, people thought she was crazy. "What else do you sell," they'd ask. But on opening day they...
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The Fine Print of Self-Publishing, Sixth Edition: A Primer on Contracts, Printing Costs, Royalties, Distribution, Ebooks, and Marketing

Mark Levine · North Loop Books
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

Covering everything from how to determine printing costs and calculate royalties to the most up-to-date marketing strategies, The Fine Print of Self-Publishing has become the go-to book for authors considering self-publishing. Now in its sixth edition, The Fine Print delves into more topics...
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Worst. President. Ever.: James Buchanan, the POTUS Rating Game, and the Legacy of the Least of the Lesser Presidents

Robert Strauss · Lyons Press
Pages: 257
Format: Print book

Worst. President. Ever. flips the great presidential biography on its head, offering an enlightening - and highly entertaining! - account of poor James Buchanan's presidency to prove once and for all that, well, few leaders could have done worse. But author Robert Strauss does much more,...
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Home Business Tax Deductions: Keep What You Earn

Stephen Fishman JD · NOLO; Eleventh edition

Completely updated for 2014 returns! For any home business, claiming all the tax deductions you are entitled to is essential to your business's financial success. Don't miss out on the many valuable deductions you can claim. Here, you'll find out how to deduct: start-up...
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Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown: America's Classic Joints and Killer Comfort Food

Guy Fieri · William Morrow Cookbooks
Format: Paperback

New York Times BestsellerIn Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: The Funky Finds in Flavortown, Guy Fieri, one of Food Network's biggest stars, keeps his motto front and center: "If it's funky, I'll find it."Continuing the series of New York Times bestselling books, Diners,...
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Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Enrico Gnaulati PhD · Beacon Press
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions. In recent years there has been an alarming rise in the number of American children and youth assigned a mental health diagnosis....
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Heaven Changes Everything: Living Every Day with Eternity in Mind

Todd Burpo · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

How does a visit to heaven change your life? Todd and Sonja Burpo's almost-four-year-old son Colton made an unforgettable trip to heaven and back during the darkest, most stressed-out days of their lives. Times were tough, money was scarce, and the bills, frustrations, and fears were...
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Android Phones For Dummies

Dan Gookin · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

This book documents all the features of the Android phones, approaching them from the point of view of a smart person who is intimidated by the technology and baffled by the scant documentation and online support. All topics for the Android phone will be covered, from setup and configuration,...
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Bobbette & Belle: Classic Recipes from the Celebrated Pastry Shop

Allyson Bobbitt · Viking
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Irresistible classic baked goods with a unique twist Allyson Bobbitt and Sarah Bell have been sharing their delectable creations with adoring patrons since the first Bobbette & Belle pastry shop opened its doors in 2010. Visitors come from near and far to enjoy a wide selection of cakes,...
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A Really Big Lunch: Meditations on Food and Life from the Roving Gourmand

JIM HARRISON · GROVE
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"[A] culinary combo plate of Hunter S. Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Julian Schnabel, and Sam Peckinpah . . . Harrison writes with enough force to make your knees buckle and with infectious zeal that makes you turn the pages hungry for more . . . Jim Harrison has staked out a distinctive...
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Sustainable Graphic Design: Principles and Practices

Peter Claver Fine · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

There is little appreciation for what happens to graphic design artifacts after their useful life has ended. Sustainable Graphic Design outlines graphic design's relationship to production and consumption, demonstrating how designers can contribute solution-oriented responses to consumption,...
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