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Slesnick, Twila

Summary: Whether you have an IRA, Roth IRA, 401(k), Keogh or other retirement plan, this book will help you make sense of the rules for taking your money out. Even more important, it will show you how to avoid the stiff taxes and penalties that lurk in the fine print.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2019

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Parcak, Sarah H

Summary: "A down-and-out so-and-so gets more than she bargained for when new technologies developed for use in space allow an anthropologist a new perspective on earth's ancient histories and new ways of coping with those"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Schilling, Dan

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Summary: "The astonishing true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Rieppel, Lukas

Summary: A lively account of how dinosaurs became a symbol of American power and prosperity and gripped the popular imagination during the Gilded Age, when their fossil remains were collected and displayed in museums financed by North America's wealthiest businesstycoons. Although dinosaur fossils were first found in England, a series of dramatic discoveries during the late 1800s turned North America...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2019

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Hjalmarsson, Helena

Summary: "A Passionate Memoir about Life with a Teenage Daughter with Severe Autism, Following the Progress of Acclaimed Book, Finding Lina. Like her passionate first book, Finding Lina, about her daughter with severe autism, Helena Hjalmarsson brings an intensity of purpose and love to her second memoir about Lina, Beyond Autism. Lina's world is one of excruciating challenges. Helena's world is the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HJALMARSSON, HELENA HJA

Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne

Summary: An informative introduction to the world of insects discusses the extensive variety of insects and their role in pollinating crops and flowers, providing food for other animals, and controlling organisms that are harmful to humans.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 595.7 SVE

Sear, Juliet

Summary: Learn how to perfect the prettiest trend in cake decorating – using edible flowers and herbs to decorate your cakes and bakes – with this impossibly beautiful guide from celebrity baker Juliet Sear. Learn what flowers are edible and great for flavour, how to use, preserve, store and apply them including pressing, drying and crystallising flowers and petals. Then follow Juliet step-by-step as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: SewandSo 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 641.86539 SEA

Baugher, John E.

Summary: "After author John Baugher's mother was murdered in 1987, he felt that he was fated to join her killer in life imprisonment--not behind bars, but behind psychological walls of unresolved grief and anger. Baugher turned to hospice volunteering as a way tochannel his experience, marking the beginning of a twenty-five year journey of exploration--in both public hospices and prison hospice...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.02 BAU

Topol, Eric J.

Summary: "Despite having access to more resources than ever, our doctors are overloaded with demands for their time and expertise. In Deep Medicine, leading physician Eric Topol shows how artificial intelligence can help. Natural-language processing can record our doctor's notes, make sense of our medical histories, and read more deeply into the scientific literature than any human ever could....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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McKeever, William

Summary: From the Jaws blockbusters to Shark Week, we are conditioned to see sharks as terrifying cold-blooded underwater predators. McKeever shows that sharks are evolutionary marvels essential to maintaining a balanced ecosystem. We can learn much from sharks, he argues, and our knowledge about them continues to grow. Here he examines four species: Mako, Tiger, Hammerhead, and Great White. He goes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Yeo, Giles

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Summary: An indispensable, groundbreaking look at the way our genetic makeup influences our relationship with food.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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Roll, David L.

Summary: "The extraordinary career of George Catlett Marshall--America's most distinguished soldier-statesman since George Washington--whose selfless leadership and moral character influenced the course of two world wars and helped define the American century. Winston Churchill called him World War II's "organizer of victory." Harry Truman said he was "the greatest military man that this country ever...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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Streever, Bill

Summary: "In the spirit of Bill Bryson and Ian Frazier comes this fascinating examination of our past, present, and future beneath the waves. In an age of unprecedented exploration and innovation, our oceans remain largely unknown, and endlessly fascinating: full of mystery, danger, beauty, and inspiration. Bill Streever--a longtime deep-sea diver himself--has masterfully woven together the science and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 551.46 STR

Rieder, Travis

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Summary: "A bioethicist's eloquent and riveting memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal -- a harrowing personal reckoning and clarion call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack of crucial resources and structures to handle this insidious nationwide epidemic. Travis Rieder's terrifying journey down the rabbit hole of opioid dependence began with a motorcycle...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Stent, Angela

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Summary: "An analysis of Putin's Russia and how Russians perceive their place in the modern world"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2019

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McCann, Anthony

Summary: In 2016, a group of armed, divinely inspired right-wing protestors led by Ammon Bundy occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in the high desert of eastern Oregon. Encamped in the shadowlands of the republic, insisting that the Federal government had no right to own public land, the occupiers were seen by a divided country as either dangerous extremists dressed up as cowboys, or as heroes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 MCC

Breuning, Loretta Graziano

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Summary: Anxiety is natural. Calm is learned. If you didn't learn yesterday, you can learn today. It's not easy, of course. Once your natural alarm system is triggered, it's hard to find the off switch. Indeed, you don't have an off switch until you build one. Tame Your Anxiety shows you how. Readers learn about the brain chemicals that make us feel threatened and the chemicals that make us feel safe....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2019

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Panek, Richard

Summary: "An award-winning science writer traces our millennia-long effort to understand the phenomenon of gravity--the greatest mystery in physics, and a force that has shaped our universe and our minds in ways we have never fully understood until now"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Mills, Alden M.

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Summary: "ALDEN MILLS, CEO of Perfect Fitness and three-time Navy SEAL platoon commander, reveals what he has learned about teamwork, and how to put together teams that can succeed at anything"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Peters, Julie

Summary: Have the courage to heal. We know, increasingly, how common and devastating sexual violence is for women, but we don’t always talk about how survivors can recover from the trauma and return to desire, sexuality, trust, and pleasure. Want is the story of how Julie Peters did just that—and how you can, too. Move past the fog of trauma. In the years after the assault, Julie was in what she calls...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2019

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Blum, Andrew

Summary: "From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet. The weather is the foundation of our daily lives. It's a staple of small talk, the app on our smartphones, and often the first thing we check each morning. Yet behind these quotidian interactions is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 551.63 BLU

Hansen, Jonathan M. (Jonathan Marshall)

Summary: "An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country in revolution and transfixed the world. Castro got his toughness from a father who survived Spain's nasty class system and colonial wars to become one of the most successful independent plantation owners in Cuba. He grew up to be full of contradictions. in prison, he showed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Gaiman, Neil

Summary: "Shadow and Wednesday leave the House on the Rock and continue their journey across the country where they set up aliases, meet new gods, and prepare for war."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books, a division of Dark Horse Comics LLC 2019

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Kean, Sam

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Summary: Traces the story of a renegade group of soldiers, scientists, and spies who were sent into Axis territory to spy on and sabotage Germany's nuclear weapons research and prevent Hitler from obtaining a nuclear bomb.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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