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Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living
Doug Fine

BIOGRAPHY FINE

Doug Fine enjoys his creature comforts, but he also knows full well they keep him addicted to oil. So he wonders: Is it possible to keep his Netflix and his car, his Wi-Fi and his subwoofers, and still reduce his carbon footprint? In an attempt to find out, Fine moves to a remote ranch in New Mexico, where he brazenly vows to grow his own food, use sunlight to power his world, and drive on restaurant grease.


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Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection
A. J. Jacobs

BIOGRAPHY JACOBS

Documents the author’s effort to follow a complicated two-year program of dubious diet and exercise practices in a wayward effort to promote perfect health that tests the patience of his long-suffering wife.


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Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety
Daniel Smith

BIOGRAPHY SMITH

The author shares affirming, personal insights into the experiences of anxiety in today’s world, evocatively describing its painful coherence and absurdities while sharing the stories of sufferers to illustrate anxiety’s intellectual history and influence.


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The Sunset Edible Garden Cookbook: Fresh, Healthy Cooking from the Garden
Sunset

COOKING HEALTHY EDI

A guide for home gardeners who want to implement a healthier lifestyle as well as greener habits provides more than 150 quick-prepare recipes using home-grown fruits and vegetables, outlining step-by-step instructions for cultivating an edible garden and preserving harvested produce.


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Live Raw: Raw Food Recipes for Good Health and Timeless Beauty
Mimi Kirk

COOKING HEALTHY KIR

Everyone knows that eating well makes you feel good, but Mimi Kirk is living proof that eating well, ideally raw vegan food, can make you look amazing.


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The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen: Recipes for Noodles, Dumplings, Sauces, and More
Laura B. Russell

COOKING HEALTHY RUS

This unique cookbook’s wide range of dishes from a variety of Asian cuisines will appeal to the discriminating tastes of today’s gluten-free cooks.


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50 Best Plants on the Planet: The Most Nutrient-Dense Fruits and Vegetables, in 150 Delicious Recipes
Cathy Thomas

COOKING HEALTHY THO

This encyclopedic guide to cooking the 50 most nutritious fruits and vegetables in the world comes from Melissa’s Produce, the largest supplier of specialty produce in the United States. Cooks of all skill levels will love these 150 recipes for simple sides, breakfasts, dinners, and healthful desserts that make the most of fresh, accessible produce.


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Eat Like a Dinosaur: Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-free Kids
Paleo Parents

COOKING KIDS EAT

In a world of mass manufactured food products, getting back to basics and cooking real food with and for your children is the most important thing you can do for your family’s health and well-being.


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125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes: Quick and Delicious Mouthwatering Dishes for the Healthy Cook
Carol Fenster Ph.D.

COOKING VEGET FEN

A new cookbook by the pioneer of delicious gluten-free food offers mouthwatering vegetarian recipes for gluten-free eaters.


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Main Street Vegan: Everything You Need to Know to Eat Healthfully and Live Compassionately in the Real World
Victoria Moran, Adair Moran

COOKING VEGET MOR

A holistic health counselor shares practical advice for gradually shifting to a vegan lifestyle, providing recommendations for becoming an informed consumer while sharing forty vegan recipes.


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Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness
Jon Kabat-Zinn

HEALTH KAB

Jon Kabat-Zinn provides the definitive book for our time on the connection between mindfulness and our physical and spiritual wellbeing. With scientific rigor, poetic deftness, and compelling personal stories, he examines the mysteries and marvels of our minds and bodies, describing simple, intuitive ways in which we can come to a deeper understanding, through our senses, of our beauty, our genius, and our life path in a complicated, fear-driven, and rapidly changing world.


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The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can: Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer
Gretchen Reynolds

HEALTH EXERCISE REY

Whether you’re running ultra-marathons or just want to climb the stairs without losing your breath, The First 20 Minutes will show you how to be healthy today and perform better tomorrow.


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Sunset Tai Chi: Simplified Tai Chi for Relaxation and Longevity
Ramel Rones

HEALTH EXERCISE RON

A comprehensive introduction to using Tai Chi for stress relief. It uses restorative poses from yoga, and purifying movements and meditations from qigong, followed by the tai chi stances, drills, and a short Sunset Tai Chi form that can be practiced sitting or standing. It teaches you to calm down and recuperate from the stress of the day.


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Women's Health Daily Fix: Your Guide to Healthy Habits for Good Nutrition
Alexa L Fishback

HEALTH NUTRITION FIS

Explaining the importance of embracing healthy habits over dieting, a busy women’s guide to losing weight, managing stress, and promoting optimal health challenges programs that eliminate food groups and explains how to adopt health-bolstering habits in twelve “trouble zone” areas.


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The Mood Cure: The 4-Step Program to Rebalance Your Emotional Chemistry and Rediscover Your Natural Sense of Well-Being
Julia Ross

HEALTH NUTRITION ROS

The author of The Diet Cure outlines a four-step program for treating depression, anxiety, mood swings, irritability, and sleep problems, demonstrating how to apply amino acid and other nutritional strategies for immediate relief.


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Ready, Set, Green: Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living
Graham Hill, Meaghan O'Neill

HOME HIL

Living green means reversing climate change, but it also means protecting your kids and pets, improving your own health, and saving money. And it doesn’t necessarily demand a radical overhaul of your life–just some simple adjustments, such as switching to healthier cleaning products and driving fewer miles each week.


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Do It Gorgeously: How to Make Less Toxic, Less Expensive, and More Beautiful Products
Sophie Uliano

HOME ULI

Life is all about doing well with what you have. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still be fabulous. Do It Gorgeously shows you how to make nearly everything you would otherwise purchase: from the kitchen to the nursery, from your medicine cabinet to your makeup drawer, you’ll be astounded by how easy and inexpensive it is to make safe and eco-friendly products for your family.


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The Complete Guide to Green Building & Remodeling Your Home: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply (Back-To-Basics)
Martha Maeda

HOME DIY MAE

This book will guide you and your family through the process of learning more about and implementing the necessary changes and perspectives needed to change your home or build a new home that is environmentally conscious and prepared for the changing economic and environmental climate in the coming decades.


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Green Kids, Sage Families: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Your Organic Kids
Lynda Fassa

PARENT FAS

With tips that will actually save parents money, this guide shows them how to go green while protecting both their children and the planet their children will inherit.


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Portion Size Me: A Kid-Driven Plan to a Healthier Family
Alexandra Reid, Marshall Reid

PARENT REI

Chronicles a family’s month-long endeavor to change their eating habits, choosing to eat smaller meal portions, select natural foods, and exercise, and includes family-friendly tips for staying on track to a healthier lifestyle.


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Go Green, Live Rich: 50 Simple Ways to Save the Earth and Get Rich Trying
David Bach, Hillary Rosner

SCIENCE ENVIRON BAC

Provides instruction on living an environmentally friendly life, and how to make money doing it.


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Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World
Diane MacEachern

SCIENCE ENVIRON MACE

MacEachern’s message is simple but revolutionary. If women harness the “power of their purse” and intentionally shift their spending money to commodities that have the greatest environmental benefit, they can create a cleaner, greener world.


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The 5 Minute Motivator: Learn the Secrets to Success, Health, and Happiness
Eric Kaplan

SELFHELP KAP

When the greatest and most successful people were asked what the single most important secret to their success was, they all answered—unanimously!—that it was personal growth. The larger you grow, the smaller your problems and obstacles become. In time, you soon outgrow all of your former problems and you achieve success you never thought possible. You don’t reach great heights by making more money—you make more money by reaching great heights through personal growth.


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Younger Next Year: A Guide to Living Like 50 Until You're 80 and Beyond
Chris Crowley, Henry S. Lodge

SELFHELP AGING CRO

Draws on the latest research into the science of aging to explain how men over the age of fifty can turn back their biological clocks to live stronger, healthier, injury free, and more alert lives, spelling out a series of “Harry’s Rules”—which includes Exercise Six Days a Week, Connect to Other People, and Eat What You Know You Should—and the science behind them.


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Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life
Zoe Weil

SPIRIT INSPIR WEI

With a world steeped in materialism, environmental destruction, and injustice, what can one individual possibly do to change it? While the present obstacles we face may seem overwhelming, author and humane educator Zoe Weil shows us that change doesn’t have to start with an army. It starts with you.


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Spa: Bliss Music for Massage
MUSIC

POPULAR ARK

David Arkenstone and George Tortorelli create a fresh sounding CD that is ideal for massage, yoga, or meditation.


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Zen Garden
MUSIC

POPULAR KEL

With a luscious blend of authentic instrumentation, such as the Japanese Shakuhachi, subtle strings, guitar, and percussion, and deftly combined with his much-acclaimed musical artistry, Patrick has created a perfect soundspace for the listener to unwind in and to escape this increasingly difficult world that we live in.


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