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Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
Gabrielle Hamilton

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK   NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Miami Herald • Newsday • The Huffington Post • Financial Times • GQ • Slate • Men’s Journal • Washington Examiner • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus Reviews • National Post • The Toronto Star • BookPage • Bookreporter Before Gabrielle Hamilton opened her acclaimed New York restaurant Prune, ...
  
  











  



  
Blood!, 2011

Explains the influence of blood on modern history, warfare, religion, secret societies, government and popular culture. Ties together (among other things) secret societies, the Federal Reserve, vampires, Goths, Mormon Church practices, the decline of modern Christian Church attendance, sausage, synagogues, Dungeons & Dragons, Harry Potter, Nazis, the Holocaust, the Roswell incident and the Bush family. Really weird.
  
  











  



  
Blood: A Critique of Christianity (Religion, Culture, and Public Life)
Gil Anidjar

Columbia University Press, 2014

Blood , according to Gil Anidjar, maps the singular history of Christianity. As a category for historical analysis, blood can be seen through its literal and metaphorical uses as determining, sometimes even defining Western culture, politics, and social practices and their wide-ranging incarnations in nationalism, capitalism, and law. Engaging with a variety of sources, Anidjar explores the presence and the absence, the making and unmaking of ...
  
  











  



  
Flesh and Blood: A Scarpetta Novel
Patricia Cornwell

William Morrow, 2014

It’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s birthday, and she’s about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids’ game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted? Her cellphone rings, and Detective Pete Marino tells her there’s been a homicide five minutes away. A high school music teacher has ...
  
  











  



  
Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Karen Armstrong

Knopf, 2014

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God , a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance, and divisiveness—something bad for society. But how accurate is that view? With deep learning and sympathetic ...
  
  











  



  
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce
Douglas Starr

Harper Perennial, 2000

Powerfully involving narrative and incisive detail, clarity and inherent drama: Blood offers in abundance the qualities that define the best popular science writing. Here is the sweeping story of a substance that has been feared, revered, mythologized, and used in magic and medicine from earliest times--a substance that has become the center of a huge, secretive, and often dangerous worldwide commerce. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book ...
  
  











  



  
Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas
Edward Klein

Regnery Publishing, 2014

#1 New York Times Bestseller In this highly anticipated follow-up to his blockbuster The Amateur , former New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief Edward Klein delves into the rocky relationship between the Obamas and the Clintons. An old-school reporter with incredible insider contacts, Klein reveals just how deep the rivalry between the Obamas and the Clintons runs, with details on closed-door meetings buttressed by hundreds of ...
  
  











  



  
The Heroes of Olympus Book Five: The Blood of Olympus
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2014

Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood-the blood of Olympus-in order to wake. The demigods are having more frequent visions of a ...
  
  











  



  
Blood: The Stuff of Life (CBC Massey Lecture)
Lawrence Hill

House of Anansi Press, 2013

In Blood , bestselling author Lawrence Hill offers a provocative examination of the scientific and social history of blood, and on the ways that it unites and divides us today. Blood runs red through every person’s arteries, and fulfills the same functions in every human being. However, as much as the study and use of blood has helped advance our understanding of human biology, its cultural and social representations have divided us ...
  
  











  



  
Blood Genesis (Blood Curse Series)

Ghost Pines Publishing, LLC, 2014

Before there was a modern-day town called Dark Moon Vale, there was an ancient kingdom nestled in the Transylvanian Alps. Before there was a primordial species called the Vampyr, there was a celestial race begotten of gods and men. Before light battled shadow, the sacrifice became mandatory, or the first Blood Moon adorned the celestial sky... There was the Curse. A punishment. An abomination. The ultimate act of vengeance. And it ...
  
  











  



  
Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade
Walter Kirn

Liveright, 2014

A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014 An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer. In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn—then an aspiring novelist struggling with impending fatherhood and a dissolving marriage—set out on a peculiar, fateful errand: to personally deliver a crippled hunting dog from his home in Montana to the New York apartment ...
  
  











  



  
Blood
Mark Ryden

PORTERHOUSE, 2011

The BLOOD Exhibition Book -- 2nd Edition features details, drawings, and paintings from Mark Ryden's 2003 "Blood" solo exhibition at Earl McGrath Gallery. The 110-page, hard bound book is larger than the previous edition and contains 16 additional pages.
  
  











  



  
Blood Song (A Raven's Shadow Novel)
Anthony Ryan

Ace, 2014

“The Sixth Order wields the sword of justice and smites the enemies of the Faith and the Realm. "  Vaelin Al Sorna was only a child of ten when his father left him at the iron gate of the Sixth Order—a caste devoted to battle. Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate and dangerous life of a warrior of the Faith. He has no family now save the Order. Vaelin’s father was Battle Lord to King Janus, ruler of the ...
  
  











  



  
Blood Master: Book 1 of The G.O.D.s Series

Kirsten Campbell, 2014

2052: Two-thirds of the human population has been killed by the Great War, the Clover Virus and the Death Plague. Only one man survived the Death Plague, an albino man named Griffin Storm. He’s the only albino in existence. No one knows what happened to the other albinos, but most believe the rumors that they were eliminated by the Guild Faction’s deadly experiments. Griffin is hiding out in Underground Atlanta. He has special ...
  
  











  



  
In the Blood (Jefferson Tayte Genealogical Mystery)
Steve Robinson

Thomas & Mercer, 2014

Two hundred years ago a loyalist family fled to England to escape the American War of Independence and seemingly vanished into thin air. American genealogist Jefferson Tayte is hired to find out what happened, but it soon becomes apparent that a calculated killer is out to stop him. In the Blood combines a centuries-old mystery with a present-day thriller that brings two people from opposite sides of the Atlantic together to uncover a series ...
  
  











  



  
Life Blood (Cora's Choice) (Volume 1)
V. M. Black

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

She wanted life. He needed her blood. Cora Shaw will do anything to live. Diagnosed with terminal cancer in her senior year of college, she is given a choice: Call hospice, or seek out a mysterious man who promises an impossible—and insanely dangerous—cure. She knows him only as Mr. Thorne, a reclusive billionaire who is full of contradictions. A man with strange, impossible powers over her, who can turn even the darkest pain into intense ...
  
  











  



  
Blood Faerie (Caledonia Fae, Book 1), 2011

DESCRIPTION: Unjustly sentenced to death, Eilidh ran—away from faerie lands, to the streets of Perth, Scotland. Just as she has grown accustomed to exile, local police discover a mutilated body outside the abandoned church where she lives. Recognising the murder as the work of one of her own kind, Eilidh must choose: flee, or learn to tap into the forbidden magic that cost her everything. Caledonia Fae series: Book 1: Blood Faerie ...
  
  











  



  
The Blood Gospel: The Order of the Sanguines Series
James Rollins, Rebecca Cantrell

Harper, 2013

New York Times bestselling authors James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell combine their talents in a gothic tale about anancient order and the hunt for a miraculous book known only as . . . The Blood Gospel. An earthquake in Masada, Israel, kills hundreds and reveals a tomb buried in the heart of the mountain. A trio of investigators--Sergeant Jordan Stone, a military forensic expert; Father Rhun Korza, a Vatican priest; and Dr. Erin Granger, a ...
  
  











  



  
Blood Magick (Cousins O'Dwyer)
Nora Roberts

Berkley Trade, 2014

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we’re drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love… Book Three of The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy Blood Magick County Mayo is rich in the traditions of Ireland, legends that Branna O’Dwyer fully embraces in her life and in her work as the proprietor of The Dark Witch shop, which carries soaps, lotions, and candles for ...
  
  











  



  
Blood Princess, 2014

There are few things in life that hurt more than absents, than knowing somewhere deep in your heart that something's missing. A person. An idea . . . A memory. It's the type of pain that follows you, haunts you. A pain Alexis finds herself all too familiar with . . . be honest, can you imagine anything worse than waking up in a world you know nothing about?
  
  











  








   



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