Books: New at CADL

New at CADL

New Adult Non-Fiction

These non-fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

The author of the classic New York Times bestseller Passages returns with her inspiring memoir—a chronicle of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist in the 1960s, to iconic guide for women and men seeking to have i…
An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a dau…
As Diane Ackerman writes in her brilliant new book, The Human Age, "our relationship with nature has changed…radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is…
The passengers of United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11th, 2001 have earned their rightful place among the pantheon of American heroes. Amazingly, 13 years after that day, the definitive account of this seminal event in the nation’s history has …
Veteran reporter Jo Piazza profiles ten extraordinary nuns and the causes to which they have dedicated their lives-from an eighty-three-year-old Ironman champion to a brave sister who rescues victims of human trafficking Meet Sister Simone Campbell, who t…
A mother's heartwarming account of how her little boy conquered his autism with the help of a devoted family dog.
A biography of comedian Bill Cosby, revealing the behind-the-scenes story of The Cosby Show as well as Cosby's bestselling albums, breakout role on I Spy, and pioneering place in children's TV. It also deals with professional setbacks and personal dramas,…
Crochet hats for any adventure! The ski slope-inspired hats in this collection will do more than just keep your family warm; these hats will give you a style all your own! Choose from 16 different hats for boys, girls, men and women with styles ranging f…
Dr. David Perlmutter's groundbreaking bestseller Grain Brain revolutionized the way we think about our health, exposing the devastating effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain and empowering us with new knowledge: by eating the right foods, you ca…
The trailblazing film Forks Over Knives helped spark a medical and nutritional revolution. Backed by scientific research, the film’s doctors and expert researchers made a radical but convincing case that modern diseases can be prevented and often re…
Wheat Belly Total Health answers the question, “What's next in the battle against wheat?” In his follow-up to the mega bestseller, Wheat Belly, Dr. Davis helps his readers take command over their life and health in the aftermath of wheat. Ther…
In 1981 Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology. Amusing, enlightening and full of literary allusion, the book was highly praised and widely a…
Countless books on success tell you what you need to get that you don't already possess. In Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success, Steve Harvey tells you how to achieve your dreams using the gift you already have. Every one of us was born with a gift e…
A quirky, unique cookbook with family-friendly recipes served to children, and then with a few additional ingredients added to create a delicious dinner for parents too. Feeding a family every night is hard. Jane Kennedy knows because she cooks for seven …
With their contemporary, fashion-forward spin on classic patterns, these 25 hats are sure to hook crocheters everywhere! Featuring popular author Rachael Oglesby's signature style, the designs include an ombre-dipped beanie, a raffia boater hat, slouchy p…
The essential guide for couples to create a happy, healthy, and successful retirement! Retirement can be the best time of your life, but for couples, there's far more to it than cashing in on your 401(k). The most important asset you have during retireme…
Written by a veteran journalist, Frommer’s Ireland 2015 shows travelers how to experience the country the way the locals do. This classic Frommer’s series includes exact prices; candid reviews of the best restaurants, attractions and hotels in…
Answering an insistent demand for this guidebook from loyal readers of the Frommer's series, the Chicago residents among our writers have labored hard to capture the unique spirit of this dynamic city that every American must visit at some point of their …
From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success. We’re told that learning is all self-discipline, that we must confine ourselves to designated study areas, turn off the music, and …
For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From multiple New York Times bestselling author, neurosci…
A warm and witty memoir by Danielle Fishel, the beloved star of the ’90s sitcom Boy Meets World and the eagerly anticipated spin-off, Girl Meets World. Best known for playing Topanga Lawrence on Boy Meets World, Danielle Fishel was many a tween&rsq…
This comprehensive guide uses a highly effective teaching method to introduce readers to New Testament Greek quickly. The book provides all the basics of a beginning grammar. In addition, it includes a wealth of reading and translation exercises and activ…
A biography of Arlyne Brickman, who became a government informant on the mob to protect her daughter. She was also recruited to assist in the prosecution of the Colombo Family.
Our cats make us smile every day with their crazy antics and acts of love. This book is full of hilarious and heartwarming stories about our feline friends that surprise us and charm us. Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did What? will have you saying j…
Since her death in 2009, Vivian Maier has become a photographic phenomenon. Her story--thousands of photo negatives and prints found in a storage locker and sold for pennies at auction--has stirred millions around the world. Maier was a painfully private …
We want to help you succeed on the PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL EXAM. McGraw-Hill Education: Project Management Professional Exam helps you prepare for this important test and earn the certification that will advance your career. Written by a project m…
These 30 whimsical paper projects are frightfully delightful! In just a few easy steps, crafters can create an array of marvelous monsters and creepy creatures for Halloween—or anytime. Simply photocopy each full-sized template onto cardstock; score…
"Supermarket goods become a crafter's toolbox for the 100 adorable craft and food craft ideas by the Craft and Kids editor of Martha Stewart Living. Lifelong crafter Jodi Levine turned her creative eye to everyday items found in any grocery store--or even…
"Give your home a "happiness makeover" with the more than 90 DIY projects, decorating tips, and inspiring ideas in this first-ever home decor book from the creators of the mega-popular style blog A Beautiful Mess"--Provided by publisher.
"I Am" is a powerful book about self-realization. Howard Falco offers a profound explanation of the nature of your own existence and an understanding of the life you are capable of creating
Verghese's marriage is unraveling. He relocates to El Paso, Texas, hoping to make a fresh start as a staff member at the county hospital. He meets David, a medical student and former tennis pro, and their matches reawaken Verghese's passion for the game. …
1,001 Calculus Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Calculus For Dummies, giving you 1,001 opportunities to practice solving problems from the major topics in your calculus course.
McKean uses mixed media to take readers on a journey unlike any other: "The Coast Road" follows a desperate wife trying to find her missing husband, whose ghostly image appears in unexpected ways. "Black Holes," written by an anonymous journalist, concern…
Presents easy instructions for more than three dozen felt crafts for the Halloween season.
"For anyone who wants to learn how to draw, this colorfully illustrated guide introduces the fundamental techniques necessary to build essential skills. The first section covers the tools - the various types of media and paper you need to get started. T…
Authors Deborah and Eric Ray use crystal-clear instructions and friendly prose to introduce you to all of today's Unix essentials.
In 1961, Michael Rockefeller, son of then-governor of New York State Nelson A. Rockefeller, mysteriously disappeared off the remote coast of southern New Guinea. Amid the glare of international public interest, the governor, along with his daughter Mary, …
In the rousing style he’s famous for, celebrated biographer Paul Johnson offers a fascinating portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower, focusing particularly on his years as a five-star general and his time as the thirty-fourth President of the United State…
A broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer's advocate shares her husband's battle with Alzheimer's disease, examining this devastating condition and its effects on the people who have it and those who care for them.
Once a week in the Kurlansky home, Mark spins a globe and wherever his daughter's finger lands becomes the theme of that Friday night's dinner. Their tradition of International Night has afforded Mark an opportunity to share with his daughter, Talia--and …
The creator of the 100 Days of Real Food blog draws from her hugely popular website to offer simple, affordable, family-friendly recipes and practical advice for eliminating processed foods from your family's diet. Inspired by Michael Pollan's In Defense …
"The noted psychotherapist and bestselling author of The Power of Kindness offers a concrete, meaningful program in developing your willpower to face periods of crisis. Crisis is an inevitable fact of life. All of us experience times of despair, gloom, fe…
After shooting a Union soldier in her front hall with a pocket pistol, Belle Boyd became a courier and spy for the Confederate army, using her charms to seduce men on both sides. Emma Edmonds cut off her hair and assumed the identity of a man to enlist as…
A personal account by the legendary Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper traces her rise from a cosseted young girl to an influential fashion authority, covering such topics as her difficult marriage, her struggles with depression, and her work with Hollywoo…
"A fantastic, all-new, third volume of tattoo art showcasing tattoos, and, for the first time, original artwork from seventy international stars of tattoo art. Over 500 full-color photographs reveal how tattoo styles are changing, influenced by the use of…
A guide on how to stalk and shoot whitetail deer in a variety of situations, with gun or bow, throughout the season.
40 unique patterns for animals with larger-than-life personalities made using simple crochet techniques and step-by-step instructions. Each animal also has a universal pattern where you can change your hook and yarn to create four different sizes, making …
Will help you pick and use the best apps and services to pull together all your content, media, and knowledge: email, Internet, books, movies, TV, personal and work documents, magazines, financial data, and more.
Whether you're new to geometry or just looking for a refresher, Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day offers a 20-step lesson plan that provides quick and thorough instruction in practical, critical skills.
"As a budding spy, what better way to conceal your clandestine activities than to miniaturize your secret agent arsenal? Hide a mini catapult in a breath mint tin. Turn a Tic Tac case into vest-pocket candy shooter. Or transform a milk jug cap onto a fake…
"Thirty-One Nil is the story of how footballers from all corners of the globe begin their pursuit of World Cup qualification. It celebrates the part-time labourers, fisherman, princes and hopeless chancers who dream of making it to Brazil, in defiance of …
Cod spans a thousand years and four continents. From the Vikings, who pursued the codfish across the Atlantic, and the enigmatic Basques, who first commercialized it in medieval times, to Bartholomew Gosnold, who named Cape Cod in 1602, and Clarence Birds…
Dramatic story of a pilot who helped to carry out the mission of bombing Tokyo with details on preparations and the actual raid.
Presents coverage of exam material, offers questions and detailed answers, and includes one full-length practice test in the book and one online.
George Orwell's observations on the appalling living conditions of the unemployed of northern England in 1937, includes evaluations of middle class prejudice and apathy, and a criticism of socialism.
Details the brutal murder of British college student Meredith Kercher, who was stabbed to death by her housemate, American honor student Amanda Knox, while both were studying in Perugia, Italy.
As a creative force, student of the human heart and soul, and champion of living the life you want, Oprah Winfrey stands alone. Over the years, she has made history with a legendary talk show - the highest-rated program of its kind, launched her own telev…
Outlines basic financial advice, covering such topics as securities, retirement accounts, diversification, online trading, current tax laws, and avoiding bad investments.
"Release your creative talents, discover the endless possibilities of pattern and color, and enjoy the calming beauty of an ancient art form"--From publisher description.
A guide to the secondary schools admission test and the independent school entrance examination provides test overviews, practice drills, sample tests, and test-taking tips.
Traces the familial consequences of the author's father's termination from his university job amid allegations of sexual misconduct, describing how the author fell into apathy and worked as a remover for undertakers before escaping from the shadow of his …
A leading management consultant outlines seven organizational rules for improving effectiveness and increasing productivity at work and at home.
"Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. What …
"To date, everything written about Armstong's life and flights has been written from the outside looking in; Barbree is the only person whom Neil Armstrong trusted to share close personal details about his inspiring life story. Working from his years of …
"These playful and energetic little canines make friendly companions, and are good dogs for apartment dwellers. This updated edition of The Shih Tzu Handbook is filled with detailed pet-care advice and features vivid color photos"--Amazon.com, viewed Augu…
As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row…
"THE WAY FORWARD challenges conventional thinking, outlines his political vision for 2014 and beyond, and shows how essential conservatism is for the future of our nation. Beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012 election--including a look at the ch…
The never-before-told tale of the German-American who spearheaded a covert mission to infiltrate New York’s Nazi underground in the days leading up to World War II—the most successful counterespionage operation in US history. From the time Ado…
From the racetracks of Seoul to the battlegrounds of the Korean War, Reckless was a horse whose strength, tenacity, and relentless spirit made her a hero amongst a regiment of U.S. Marines fighting for their lives on the front lines. Her Korean name was A…
"Following the success of her national bestseller, The Book of Kale, Sharon Hanna is back, teaming up with gardening editor Carol Pope, for even more fun with kale. There are good reasons why the Kale Revolution is growing -- this humble leafy green is on…
"Using a combination of hand and machine sewing... transforms simple sweatshirts into cute costumes embellished with felt and other easy-to-find materials--perfect for Halloween, dress up, or anytime"--From publisher description.
"The star of The Incredible Dr. Pol shares his amusing, and often poignant, tales from his four decades as a vet in rural Michigan. Dr. Jan Pol is not your typical veterinarian. Born and raised the in Netherlands on a dairy farm, he is the star of Nat Geo…
"A memoir-expose of the health-care system by a cardiologist and much-praised author"--Provided by publisher.
"Making books by hand has never been cooler, with this inspiring guide to 30 top bookmakers working today, plus 21 tutorials for essential techniques to make your own books. Crafters, artists, writers, and book lovers can't resist a beautifully handbound…
"The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist's "rookie season" as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases--hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex--that shaped her as both a physician and a mother. Just two months before the September…
"A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expert The world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods of biblical p…
"A vibrant look at Berlin--perhaps Europe's most exciting city--since the fall of the Wall"--Provided by publisher.
"This is a book of the detailed rules for tournament chess"--Provided by publisher.
"A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. No face has ever captivated so many for so long. Every year more than nine million visitors trek to her portrait in the Louvre. Yet while everyone recognizes her smi…
A totally new paradigm for treating back pain. Virtually every American will suffer from back pain at some point. Dr. Jack Stern, a neurosurgeon and professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, brings relief to these millions of sufferers (including himsel…
Slightly obsessed with sock knitting? Get Sockupied! Sockupied is a groundbreaking eMag that began in 2010. Now available for the first time in book form, Sockupied brings knitters a collection of 20 sock patterns specially chosen from its first 10 issues…
Celebrate the beauty and form of flowers with a garden-full of felt adornments! Bestselling author and designer Gillian Harris has created a bouquet of blossoms, from white daisies and lilies, to cheery yellow daffodils and sunflowers, to red roses, fusch…
Nicky Epstein's a needlework star, and this is her most important and wide-ranging collection: a worldwide tour of knitting traditions and techniques, including colorwork, cables, lace, intarsia, and more. She explains the origins and traditional uses of …
The NFL Record and Fact Book 2014 is a must for every football fan. This popular reference book is jam-packed with all the facts and figures a football fan would ever want, including all-time records, team rosters and schedules, past standings, Super Bowl…
Quick, joyful, and playfully astringent, with surprising comparisons and examples, this collection takes an unconventional approach to the art of poetry. Instead of rules, theories, or recipes, Singing School emphasizes ways to learn from great work: stud…
"A revised and updated edition of the classic handbook for women seeking a safe, organic, eco-friendly, and natural pregnancy, featuring an integrative-based approach with new medical, herbal, and nutritional information. Over the last two decades, The N…
"Author, speaker, and autism advocate Jesse A. Saperstein knows a lot about living with Asperger's. Diagnosed at the age of fourteen, Jesse has struggled, triumphed, flubbed, soared, educated, and inspired. Along the road to adulthood, he has learned many…
"Each month the editors of Diabetes Forecast publish answers to relevant questions submitted by readers. The answers, written by physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians, diabetes educators, and other experts in the diabetes resea…
Photographer and author Roger Phillips has compiled a wide-ranging, delectable guide to finding and cooking wild foods. Unlike other books that focus on foraging, Phillips gives detailed recipes and preparation instructions that are critical to cooking an…
Sporadically responding to job openings is not the way to find lucrative employment. In today's job market, you have to separate yourself from the competition with crystal clarity—which means approaching your job campaign strategically. In 5 Steps …
The ULTIMATE RESOURCE for antique and collector vehicle pricing is now bigger and better than ever. Expanded to 816 pages, the 2015 Collector Car Price Guide offers pricing information not found anywhere else. From high-wheelers and Brass Era machines, to…
It is mankind's most abominable crime: murder. No one is better acquainted with the subject and its wrenching challenges than John Douglas, the FBI's pioneer of criminal profiling and the model for Agent Jack Crawford in The Silence of the Lambs. In this …
"Investing can be a tricky act with ever-changing variables and market dilemmas. While some investors struggle and make irreversible mistakes, some profit. This book will discuss investment techniques that improve performance over time, the importance of …
"Helpful information and age-appropriate guidelines for answering kids' toughest questions on difficult topics, including death, violence, evil, and more"--Provided by publisher.
"An all-access pass into the powerhouse teams and passionate fanbases of the legendary Southeastern Conference, led by the voice of one of the most influential men in college football-sports talk radio host Paul Finebaum. Written with ESPN's Gene Wojciech…
"How Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons Turn Struggling Readers into Happy Readers -- Many struggling readers are embarrassed to read aloud. They are often intimidated or bored by texts reading specialists require them to practice. So, instead of catching up, …
So begin the confessions of Thomas Quick—Scandinavia's most notorious serial killer. In 1992, behind the barbed wire fence of a psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane, Thomas Quick confessed to the murder of an 11-year-old boy who had been m…
The visual guide to unlocking the full potential of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Teach Yourself VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy S5 is the comprehensive guide to everything your new phone has to offer. Clear, concise language and pages of screenshots make this resource e…
Frank Miller's Sin City has set the gold standard for crime comics, both for Miller's unflinching stories and for his visceral, powerfully charged art. To honor the artist and his groundbreaking work, Dark Horse is proud to return Frank Miller: The Art of…
As we know from Greg Stones's first breakout hit book, zombies hate stuff. It's less understood that the undead also struggle with the stuff of everyday life usually navigated by the breathing. Zombies have issues with yoga, bad hair days, chopsticks, the…
Take the Go Crochet! 30-day challenge! Go from crochet beginner to expert in only 30 days with 30 small projects tailored to expand your crochet repertoire. In addition to basic stitches for the crochet newbie, you'll also learn intermediate and advanced …
It’s America’s most popular sport, played by thousands, watched by millions, and generating billions in revenues every year. It’s also America’s most controversial sport, haunted by the specter of life-threatening injuries and plag…
Just in time for the twentieth anniversary of Clerks! Destroy anything and everything with the help of this illustrated collection of blueprints concocted by the legendary characters Jay and Silent Bob. Need to destroy self-doubt? How about the glass ceil…
An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music in chapters as short and adrenaline-fueled as the best pop songs themselves. As much fun to argue with as to quote, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! is a monumental work of musical history, tracing the story of …
From disposable bauble to collectible art form! Stylish and beautiful, vintage costume jewelry ignites the passions of collectors and fashionistas alike. Originally created as an inexpensive accessory to be worn and then discarded, costume jewelry is now …
Have you heard the one about... You'll laugh yourself silly with The Everything Big Book of Jokes! Inside this sidesplitting collection, you'll find only the most popular kinds of jokes, riddles, and funnies from a dynamic professional comedian, including…
In More Curious, Sean Wilsey travels across the U.S., from the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, to the isolated artists' enclave of Marfa, Texas, to the boardrooms and ballrooms of post–9/11 New York City. Wherever he is, Wilsey captures his surrounding…
OFF THE LEASH is a group portrait of dog people, specifically the strange, wonderful, neurotic, and eccentric dog people who gather at Amory Park, overlooking Boston near Fenway Park. And it’s about author Matthew Gilbert’s transformation, aft…
Break free of codependency and embrace your true self! Are you codependent? Do you make other people's problems your own? Do you find it hard to set boundaries and take care of your own needs? In this reassuring guide, Dr. Jennifer Sowle helps you learn …
A heart-stopping narrative of risk and courage, Bird Dream tells the story of the remarkable men and women who pioneered the latest advances in aerial exploration—from skydiving to BASE jumping to wingsuit flying—and made history with their da…
Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, but when she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy was severely limiting her options …
"Importing and exporting are trillion-dollar industries - but that doesn't mean they're just for big business. In fact, small businesses make up about 96 percent of this field. Get your share of an ever-expanding economy with the essential advice in this …
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