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).

"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.
"Suitable for beginners, but with projects to provide a fun challenge for more experienced knitters, this book contains 23 patterns. The dogs cover a wide range of styles from the quirky to the fun to the more true-to-life; and while some like Danger Dog …
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 …
"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…
"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.
"Explore a collection of 24 legendary murders that spans 160 years of Upper Michigan's history and dispels the notion that murder in the Upper Peninsula is an anomaly"--Provided by publisher.
"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.
"Ramp up your business with effective webinars that connect you to clients. Webinars can be highly effective ways to connect with customers, but how do you get started? With this comprehensive and easy-to-use resource, you'll get the lowdown on every aspe…
Includes herbal ideas that spans gardening, cooking, crafts, health, beauty, and myth/lore. This title helps you learn how to improve indoor air quality, create a golden years herb garden for seniors, keep invasive herbs in check, and soak up vibrational …
"... demonstrates how to repurpose discarded materials and packaging to create new, stunning artworks. From making evening dresses out of plastic carrier bags to weaving boxes from cardboard packaging, or making textile art from vintage lace and photograp…
Though Ashley Johnston is comfortable with a needle and thread, having grown up with four sisters who wore clothes homemade by their mother, she began to hear from her blog readers that sewing machines can strike fear and dread into the hearts of many cra…
Keto Clarity is your definitive guide to the benefits of a low-carb, high-fat diet.
Describes the experiences of three women soldiers deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq to reveal how their military service has affected their friendship, personal lives and families, detailing the realities of their work on bases and in war zones and how the…
"Join the legions of couples and singles who are making their hottest sexual fantasies come true. Whether you're looking for an endless supply of fantasy ideas or expert advice for a playful, imaginative sex life that turns you both on, this information-p…
"On May 26, 2006, one month and one day after her father's death, Teresa Irish raised the lid on the Army trunk that had resided in the family home her entire life. There, nestled in row after row, were her dad's nearly 1,000 handwritten letters from Worl…
Demonstrates two screen printing techniques--stencilling and screen filler--and how they can be used to create stunning, professional results with basic, inexpensive equipment. Both techniques are explained using step-by-step text and photography. Karen a…
"The first edition of Female Ejaculation and the G-Spot was meant to raise awareness about the phenomenon of female ejaculation, and to resurrect a now lost wonder and mystery surrounding this aspect of female sexuality. The second edition of Female Ejacu…
Lonely Planet Vietnam is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get happily lost in Hanoi's Old Quarter, paddle past Halong Bay's shimmering limestone peaks at dawn, or take a …
Lonely Planet Mongolia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch wrestling, horse racing and archery at a Naadam Festival, explore dinosaur bones in the Gobi Desert, or s…
Foreign correspondent Chris Tomlinson returned to Texas to discover the truth about his family's slave owning history. Tomlinson Hill tells the story of two families, one black and one white, who trace their ancestry to the same Central Texas slave planta…
"A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be--but aren't--providing"--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…
Daniel J. Levitin, Ph.D., uses the latest brain science to demonstrate how people with "organized" minds excel--and how readers can use their methods to regain a sense of mastery over the way they organize their homes, workplaces, and lives.
A guide to Tokyo. It features practical advice on what to see and do in Tokyo, from ancient temples and the Imperial Palace to the searing neon lights of Shibuya and Shinjuku.
A step-by-step guide through the countless stages of planning a wedding. Includes easy-to-follow checklists and worksheets.
Make the most of your time, space and funds with this indispensable guide to contemporary living, organized according to the main activities that take place in the home.
A veterinary technician is a certified worker trained to assist a veterinarian. As more and more pet owners become willing to pay for advanced veterinary care, the profession will continue to grow significantly in coming years. This comprehensive test pre…
Bourke entered the oldest singlehanded Trans-Atlantic Race (OSTAR) at age 57. Sea trials is the humble account of those 40 days of racing on his 44-foot sailboat Rubicon. As he shares his highs and lows at sea, he also weaves his intimate story of grief a…
"Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck a…
Power up your juicer and pack more nutrition into your day! Whether you crave fruit juices or have a hankering for cleansing, purifying green juices, you'll find them all here. From choosing the right machine to considering the health benefits of various …
The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris. On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of norm…
In Full Color! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to make your own animations, games, simulations, and interactive stories with MIT Media Lab’s amazingly easy Scratch 2.0! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approac…
Gookin shows you all you need to know about your Android tablet, and how to make it do you bidding. From using the address book and navigation system to making phone calls and video chats, this guide has solutions to common problems, as well as informatio…
A feminist academic and journalist describes her quest to rehabilitate an abandoned sixty hectares in southeast Queensland and reverse the effects of biodepletion caused by a century of logging, clearing, and devastating the area.
Planning to bring your pup with you to New England? If so, this book will be your second most trusted companion. Completely revised and updated, this bestseller covers dog-friendly attractions, activities, lodgings, restaurants, and more. There are so man…
The inspirational true story of a man who fought some of the finest boxers of all time, including Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, but lost so much outside of the ring. From his tough childhood as the only son of immigrant parents in Toronto, through the 23…
Draw Stunning, Soulful Animals! Beginning and experienced artists alike will delight in these lessons from accomplished wildlife artist Robert Louis Caldwell, as he shares the techniques behind his finely detailed pencil drawings. A book for those who pr…
The harrowing true story of a travelling Irish family bonded by love, broken apart by life, and then betrayed by their carers in a cruel convent in Ireland. “For those who we lost along the way, I tell this story. For all the children who suffered …
"Really hungry? In a rush? Weight Watchers Cook It Fast has 250 delicious, healthful, quick and easy recipes that will help you put food on the table in thirty minutes or less. Weight WatchersCook It Fast has you covered for every meal of the day--and des…
"From Harvard Business School Professor and Co-Director of the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership: A guide to making better decisions, noticing important information in the world around you, and improving leadership skills. Imagine you…
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…
Bestselling cartoonist Jim Benton of It's Happy Bunny and Dear Dumb Diary fame has also been posting whimsical, dry-humored, and at-times nasty cartoons on Reddit.com, where more than a third of the top-100 cartoons on the "Cartoons" subreddit are his. No…
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…
Pain Don’t Hurt is the no-holds-barred memoir from the only professional fighter in history to return to the ring after open-heart surgery, kickboxer Mark “Fightshark” Miller—an inspiring story of family, determination, and redempt…
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…
Responsible entrepreneurs are a special breed, seeking to transform industries and even society itself. They challenge and refine cultural assumptions, laws, regulations, and even the processes of governance. This requires them to do and think far beyond …
Prove your military worth with a stellar AFQT score. The Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) is the most important part of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), and you need to start preparing for it early. Your AFQT score determines whi…
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 …
The simple guide to managing your personal brand, a vital element of success in the professional world. Personal Branding For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is your guide to creating and maintaining a personal trademark by equating self-impression with other peopl…
"Sweet Sleep is the first and most complete book on nights and naps for breastfeeding families. It's mother-wisdom, reassurance, and a how-to guide for making sane and safe decisions on how and where your family sleeps, backed by the latest research. It'…
"A cookbook devoted to the beloved Vietnamese sandwich, with 50 recipes ranging from classic fillings to innovative modern combinations. The Banh Mi Handbook opens a new realm of flavor for cooks who are tired of the same old sandwiches. Who can resist t…
"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 …
"From author, triathlete, and punk rocker John Joseph, a provocative, entertaining, and eye-opening guide to plant-based life that crushes the myth that eating meat is macho. At first glance, few people would associate the word "vegan" with John Joseph. A…
"A comprehensive approach to selecting a college that is in tune with a student's learning style, this guide offers a personalized, psychology-based approach to selecting the perfect university. With accessible tables and simple descriptions of campuses a…
"A resource to help students write the college admissions essay with tips on selecting a topic and recycling essays and an essay-writing workshop. Includes 50 examples of successful essays, 25 essay-writing mistakes, and writing strategies from admission …
"Based on the real-life experiences of students who were admitted to the United States' most prestigious universities, this guide provides proven strategies to get into and pay for any college. Detailing what high school students--from freshmen to seniors…
"Provides 30 complete winning scholarship essays with analysis of why they were successful, scholarship interview strategies, Q&A with scholarship judges, 12 essays that bombed and an essay-writing workshop that covers selecting a topic, creating an o…
"Today's parents need a resource that fits their busy lifestyles, providing brief and pointed answers to the daily questions that come up when you're raising kids. But most parenting books are lengthy tomes elaborating the broad principles of parenting. P…
"A new way of thinking about selling that benefits both the seller and the client. Never Be Closing expands on the principles of Tim Hurson's first book, Think Better, to teach salespeople how to improve their results using a simple, repeatable framework.…
"Consumers are exposed to as many as 5000 marketing messages via online, social media, and traditional marketing channels. Tapping the playbooks of successful product producers including Nike, Red Bull, Steve Jobs, Dr. Dre and others, successful marketer …
"Designed for children ages 0-7, Keep Calm and Parent On effectivelys put parenting expert Emma Jenner on your shoulder, helping you see your child's behavior objectively. Each chapter opens with a checklist, which is then broken down and explained. There…
"Advice and encouragement from a leading spiritual teacher and popular author on how to approach the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism. For anyone interested in Buddhist practice and philosophy, this book gives detailed instruction and friendly a…
"Among this country's many treasures is the city of Chicago, an area filled with creativity and culture. Haunted Chicago, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings in Chi-Town, will leave readers delightfully frightened"--Pro…
"Guide for parents and high school and college students on how to win scholarships. Contains advice on finding the right scholarships, crafting applications, writing essays and asking the college for a financial aid reassessment. Also has a scholarship di…
"Over the past three years James Altucher and Claudia Azula Altucher have answered tens of thousands of questions in their writings, retreats, talks, and online seminars. The questions cover the entire spectrum of life, from how to deal with bad relations…
"Moving into Meditation is a practical yet fresh guide to integrating mindful yoga and embodied meditation, in a 12-week format. One week at a time, Moving into Meditation lays out a plan for exploring body-based practices to get you more in tune with no…
"The inspiring true story of a teacher's experiences with her students and the life lessons she learned that can help others find joy and success"--Provided by publisher.
"A charming, informative personal history that blends the anecdotal, historical, and downright unusual The child of Italian immigrants and an award-winning scholar of Italian literature, in My Two Italies Joseph Luzzi straddles these two perspectives to …
"A journalistic account of how Detroit's foodways are playing a key role in the city's revitalization"--Provided by publisher.
"He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice--and a second chance at life. On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-se…
"In 1994, director Peter Jackson released the movie Heavenly Creatures, based on a famous 1950s matricide committed in New Zealand by two teenage girls embroiled in an obsessive relationship. The movie launched Jackson's international career. It also fore…
"Bouts of Mania describes the glorious era when Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, and George Foreman fought each other in every possible combination, on nearly every possible continent. In their most memorable bouts from 1971 to 1975, the three men created athle…
"Best known for his song "Super Freak," hitmaker, singer, innovator, producer, award-winning pioneer in the fusion of funk groove and rock, the late Rick James collaborated with music biographer David Ritz in this posthumously published, wildly entertaini…
The war between the fertile Stewarts and the barren Tudors was crucial to the history of the British Isles in the sixteenth century. The legendary struggle, most famously embodied by the relationship between Elizabeth I and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots…
"Part food narrative, part investigation, part adventure story, Organic is an eye-opening and entertaining look into the anything goes world behind the organic label. It is also a wakeup call about the dubious origins of food labeled organic. After eating…
Why don't you... run away with the gypsies? Ten-hour shifts in a high-end department store and catering to snooty customers...Nellie Bennett's life wasn't supposed to turn out this way. But maybe all she needs to do is infuse a little passion into her rou…
Did you know, every woman has a tipped uterus, and ovarian cysts are usually normal (even when they burst)? Have you ever wondered how to balance your hormones, why you have to repeat yourself at the doctor’s office or why your yeast infection keeps…
Upon moving to Appalachian Ohio with their two small children, Richard Gilbert and his wife are thrilled to learn there still are places in America that haven't been homogenized. But their excitement over the region's beauty and quirky character turns to …
Use the unique Buddhist practice of meditation on perception, as taught by the best-selling author of Mindfulness in Plain English, to learn how shifting your perspective can transform mental and physical health.
"Brian Benson has a million life plans but no sense of direction. So when he meets and falls for Rachel, he's ready to go wherever she'll take him. In a whirlwind of new love, they embark on a bicycle trip from northern Wisconsin to western Oregon. As the…
Skip the sugary commercial drinks and make these and many more fresh, delicious beverages in your own kitchen. Whether you're looking for new ways to enjoy your garden's bounty or want to experiment with pure concoctions made from farmers' market finds, …
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