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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).

In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges h…
25 lovely apron designs to make. Ideal for the kitchen, home and garden. Each project is designed by renowned crafter and designer, Christa Rolf and each one accompanied by easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and templates. With a variety of styles …
The guitarist for the female punk band The Slits chronicles her career, from her creative endeavors with Sid Vicious and her tour with The Clash to her relationship with Mick Jones and the 2012 release of her solo debut.
"Finally. here is the first and only book that visually tells us the intimate story of Peter, Paul, and Mary and their music, with stirring images that follow their passionate, fifty-year journey to the center of America's heart. The very best of thousand…
Lessons in life are discreet events. Some are wonderful and others will break your heart. A doctor's training is a collection of those very events that can change a person forever. This book is a memoir about what it is like to become a doctor.
Provides detailed road maps for each state, province, and major city in North America.
In 1987 a science fiction blockbuster arrived and a pop culture legend was born. RoboCop is the story of a hero police officer in near-future Detroit who is gunned down and reborn as justice-seeking cyborg. The groundbreaking visual effects, thrilling set…
Presents Laura Ingalls Wilder's unedited, and unpublished, draft of her autobiography that was written for an adult audience and eventually served as the foundation for her popular Little House on the Prairie series.
The book will help you understand the patterns of great value propositions, get closer to customers, and avoid wasting time with ideas that won't work. You'll learn the simple but comprehensive process of designing and testing value propositions, taking t…
In a collection of compelling, original portraits, the authors celebrate the extraordinary heroism on the battlefield and the equally valuable contributions on the home front of this generation's American veterans.
Guide to Shamanism that takes readers on a journey from its origins in Europe, North America, Siberia and the Arctic Circle through to contemporary rituals to try today. Illustrated with cultural images, totems and people, shaman John Matthews reveals the…
Explore the world's most treasured places, preserved and protected for all humanity and for all generations to come. Each site has an entry explaining its historical and cultural significance, with a description and location map.
Presents more than twenty holiday patterns for such items as wreaths, shrugs, hats, ornaments, centerpieces, and stockings.
"Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow . . . and the devastating reality of stage IV cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn't offer answers for when living is hard, but rather she asks us to…
With its mesmerizing colors and exotic designs, "Quilt Inspirations from Africa" takes quilters into an incredibly rich well of ideas and techniques. Rarely seen, startlingly colorful photographs of design motifs in totem poles, carnival masks, murals, an…
"Groups of people have been bringing assorted instruments together since music was first played, but it is only over the last few centuries that this has been formalized to create what we think of as the orchestra. Over the years composers have written mu…
Create customized soaps using simple steps and economical ingredients. Includes information on the therapeutic qualities of natural soap additives.
"From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Passion Test comes a book that will teach readers to harness the power of ritual to unlock their unique gifts and create a life of love, wealth, and happiness. Rituals are the common feature of every an…
Mallory Ortberg, the co-creator of the website The Toast, presents a collection of text conversations from literary characters.
Bag your biggest buck during the rut! The whitetail rut is only a short window of time each fall hunting season. Yet its heart-pounding, sometimes chaotic action is some of the most anticipated and talked about all year round. Big bucks are moving and mor…
Firearms for Personal Protection provides the armed citizen with comprehensive information and education on critical aspects of practical personal-protection gun ownership and use, featuring: Solid, practical information on firearms, free of pseudo-tactic…
"In 2011 [the author/artist] was invited by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City to curate an exhibit based on their collection. Like a shopper in some great, mad department store that housed many centuries' worth of objects, [she] br…
"Buy well-made, classic tools and then tune them so they'll outperform tools made today!" -- Back cover.
If you learn better by seeing rather than wading through confusing text, then this visual guide is for you! Teach Yourself Visually QuickBooks X gives you hundreds of succinctly captioned, step-by-step screenshots that reveal how to master QuickBooks X an…
The third book to be released as part of the Writers in Residence series is written by Canadian cultural literary giant Douglas Coupland. Coupland takes readers on a web surfing-inspired ride through Alcatel-Lucent: one of the largest global telecommunica…
"For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love. After the unexpecte…
"A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth, Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anx…
"From ancient empires to modern economics, veteran journalist Andrew Lawler delivers a sweeping history of the animal that has been most crucial to the spread of civilization across the globe--the chicken. Queen Victoria was obsessed with it. Socrates' la…
"An illuminating new memoir of loss, grief, resilience, and recovery. My Heart Is a Drunken Compass inspires readers by showing that it is through adversity, redemption, and recovery that we truly come to understand who we are and how resilient we can be.…
"The rich history of SEAL Team 6 that captured Osama bin Laden stretches back to World War II when US intelligence officials formed a team of special-operation combat swimmers. Under the leadership of Captain Jack Taylor, a California dentist, the Maritim…
Detailed and timely information on accommodations, restaurants and local attractions highlight these updated travel guides, which feature all-new covers, a dramatic visual design, symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, multi-day itineraries…
Combining the principles of psychotherapy with the teachings of Buddhism, this guide explains how to eliminate the personal conflicts and feelings of not being good enough that can cause such problems as addiction, overwork, and perfectionism.
The awareness that we have multiple lifetimes, separated by spiritual interludes on the other side, helps to dissolve the fear of death and bring more peace and joy into the present moment. Weiss reveals how getting in touch with our past lives can profou…
This cookbook provides delicious recipes and meal plans as well in-depth information about nutrition and food tailored for those with intestinal disease. The book, written by a Crohn's patient, will also feature tips on living a more holistic lifestyle. T…
Pat Tillman's death by friendly fire was covered up just days before his comrade Rory Fanning--who served in the same unit as Tillman--left the Army Rangers as a conscientious objector. Disquieted by his tours in Afghanistan, Fanning sets out to honor Til…
Presents the author's third poetry collection, containing songs for a new century and poems that are both archaic and wholly now.
The Most Successful Approach to creating loving relationships, endorsed by the American Psychological Association as scientifically proven, is now, for the first time, available in a book.
The Irresponsible Traveller is a light but edgy collection of travellers' tales. Travel writers and celebrities alike recount their exciting, and often dangerous, adventures which include being chased by a sea lion, accosted by Brazilian kidnappers and a …
Lonely Planet Jamaica is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Groove to the riddims of reggae, release your inner Errol Flynn rafting the Rio Grande and sample Blue Mountains…
Martin Scorsese is one of the most respected names in cinema, with a track record that puts him firmly among the all-time greats of filmmaking. Scorsese's directorial debut was in 1963, with a movie he made while still a student at New York University. He…
Selecting artful and profound illustrations and maps, many hidden away in the world's great science libraries and virtually unknown today, Benson chronicles more than 1,000 years of humanity's ever-expanding understanding of the size and shape of space it…
Alien is a science fiction milestone and one of the most thrilling, terrifying, and beautiful film franchises of all time. Alien: The Archive is the first complete book of the stunning artwork and photography from all four films.
Whether it’s a birthday or wedding, promotion or dinner party, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a slice of glorious cake. In Decorated April Carter shows home bakers how to take your cakes to the next level of amazingness without …
This compact guide is written by a long-time resident of "Sin City", a much-respected journalist with a trained eye for top values and remarkable bargains, comfortable hotels and delightful meals, both on and off "The Strip". He wittily describes the gamb…
Every American, at some point in their life, will want to visit the nation's capital, and it is most important that parents take their children there. For adults of all ages, for young people, and for families, this EasyGuide states preferences in activit…
An easy to to read guide full of expert travel advice on New York City.
Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, sightseeing, outdoor activities, shopping, and entertainment.
The revolutionary series Anatomy of Exercise includes eight specialized titles that followed the first title, Anatomy of Exercise, each focusing on a specific sport or exercise program. Since the release of the first book, the titles in this innovative se…
Lonely Planet's Pocket New York City is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Scale the Statue of Liberty; stroll Central Park; be dazzled by the bright lights of Times Square…
Through various lineup shifts, label snafus, rock 'n' roll mayhem, and unforeseen circumstances galore, Scott Ian, who co-founded Anthrax, has approached life and music with a smile. Ian tells his life story with a clear-eyed honesty that spares no one, l…
"The All-Day Energy Diet helps busy, everyday people enjoy more energy, improve their health, and lose weight by restoring their bodies' optimal vitality through five natural solutions. By implementing any one (or all) of these strategies, you can expect …
The global financial crisis that began five years ago came as a shock to economists and to Wall Street movers and shakers, but it was no surprise to those in step with God's Spirit. In UNSHAKABLE, Carter Conlon, senior pastor of Times Square Church in New…
Create a wealth of self-worth. In a black-and-white world, there are two types of people—those who love themselves too much (and walk over everybody else) or hate themselves for failing to achieve goals (and probably end up being taken advantage of …
Lonely Planet Dominican Republic is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Follow in the footsteps of conquistadors in Santo Domingo, claim a spot in the sand at Playa Rincon, …
Lonely Planet Puerto Rico is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Dance till you drop in San Juan, ramble through El Yunque tropical rainforest and kick back on the pristine …
Designed for both independent contractors and the businesses who hire them, Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements is the most comprehensive guide you’ll find anywhere. The book shows you how to: define a project’s scope, compone…
Here, in twenty-six essays, Woolf writes of English literature in its various forms, including the poetry of Donne; the novels of Defoe, Sterne, Meredith, and Hardy; Lord Chesterfield’s letters and De Quincey’s autobiography. She writes, too, …
Chronicles Mother Courage as she trails the armies back and forth across Europe selling provisions and liquor from her canteen wagon during the thirty years war.
Miller's Field Guides are an invaluable resource for collectors when out buying items at antiques shops, auctions or car boot fairs. They provide a fast and accurate way to recognize, identify and date antiques. In each book a simple question-and-answer c…
Compact and affordable, Fodor's Chicago 25 Best is a great travel companion for travelers who want a light, easy-to-pack guidebook to one of the most exciting cities in the United Sates. DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Chicago 25 Best offers savvy adv…
Lonely Planet's Discover New York City is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Pay a visit to Lady Liberty, explore the 800 green acres of Central Park, and make a night of i…
Save Time and Money with Healthy Paleo Dishes Using Fewer Ingredients Sticking to the Paleo diet can be hard, especially when the recipes call for a lot of ingredients. Luckily, Cindy Sexton, creator of PALEOdISH.com, has numerous creative and delicious …
The path from green card to U.S. citizenship can be a long and winding one — and bureaucratic hassles are inevitable. But with Becoming a U.S. Citizen, you can shave months or years off the time it takes to become a citizen. Find out how to: •d…
"In this sequel to the bestselling book The Visual Miscellaneum, author David McCandless uses stunning and unique visuals to reveal unexpected insights into how the world really works. Every day, every hour, every minute we are bombarded with information,…
"From her first theatrical roles as a teenager in York to her scene-stealing performances as 'M' in the James Bond films, Dame Judi Dench's professional life has consisted of non-stop acting, leading to numerous accolades, including an Academy Award for h…
Called "the most interesting city in America", New Orleans is once again a massively-popular destination, on a travel wish-list kept by almost every American. Our author, Diana K. Schwam, has written four books and numerous articles about New Orleans, whe…
Mediterranean Paleo Cooking showcases a wide variety of creative recipes that are Paleo-friendly--no gluten, grains, inflammatory oils, dairy, or refined sweeteners. These flavorful dishes combine traditional food from southern Europe, North Africa, and t…
"Dave Ramsey takes you deep into God's Word, revealing His perspective on wealth, your personal and family legacy, and how He wants to use you to further His kingdom work around the world. You can truly live and leave a legacy. The journey starts today" -…
Oliphant presents a selection of readings taken from A course of miracles, organized thematically and illustrated with his photographs, to inspire and offer reflection.
The events of Richard III's reign and his death in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth are known worldwide through Shakespeare's most performed, filmed and translated history play. Digging for Richard III is the page-turning story of how his grave was found, t…
Complete test preparation. Twelve practice tests with detailed answer explanations, based on the official Reading, Writing, and Math Core Academic Skills Exams. Comprehensive review and practice chapters to improve your reading, math, and writing skills. …
More than just number 1. A bestseller is back! The popular Top 10 series was packed with pictures and charts and information. The 2015 edition will be bigger (320 pages vs. 256 pages) and once again deliver the • tallest • scariest • windie…
The average American lifestyle is kept afloat by about 2,000 gallons of H₂O a day. The numbers are shocking. Your Water Footprint reveals the true cost of our lifestyle. A "water footprint" is the amount of fresh water used to produce the goods and …
A beautifully presented guide to 50 weapons and their historical impact on civilization. Fifty Weapons that Changed the Course of History is a fascinating guide to the arms and armaments that have had the greatest impact on the development of human civili…
There is a Threat Lurking Online with the Power to Destroy Your Finances, Steal Your Personal Data, and Endanger Your Life. In Spam Nation, investigative journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs unmasks the criminal masterminds driving some of the …
Step back through time and read first-hand postcard accounts of students as they participated in athletics, class rivalries, and wartime on campus. Stop by the Dairy Store for some ice cream, then take a stroll through the early Beal Gardens. Get a bird's…
A comprehensive guide, spanning all of the key scientific disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, the earth, space, health and medicine, social science, information science, the applied sciences and futurology
As a TV producer and host of the smash late night show Watch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. In this dishy, detailed diary of one year in his life, Andy goes out on the town, drops names, hosts …
Whether you're brand new to the piano or have been playing awhile, this guide is packed with clear instruction and supplementary materials that will soon have you tickling the ivories like a pro!
Author Patricia Romanowski Bashe has revised this edition of Asperger Syndrome to reflect the latest in: working with professionals--building a team, negotiating for your child, and keeping everyone's focus on high expectations for academic, social, and e…
In this electrifying first-person account, journalist and author Kevin Sites goes deep into the geopolitical morass of Afghanistan to emerge with critical insights into both a people and a war that few truly comprehend.
In the spirit of Schott’s Miscellany, The Magic of Reality, and The Dangerous Book for Boys comes Can a Bee Sting a Bee?—a smart, illuminating, essential, and utterly delightful handbook for perplexed parents and their curious children. Author…
The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States. When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at…
With such a massive range of festive patterns and designs in the craft stores, crafting with washi tape at Christmas is the ultimate joy of the season! In this super collection of over 30 simple craft projects, author Kami Bigler of "NoBiggie" blog fame, …
The first definitive biography of Bob Hope, featuring exclusive and extensive reporting that makes the persuasive case that he was most important entertainer of the twentieth century. Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entert…
"Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them. Every Sunday, readers of The New York Times Book Review turn with anticipation to see which novelist, historian, short story writer, or artist…
This festive collection from designer Julie Creus brings together bright fabrics, ingenious construction methods, and a large dash of whimsy to make 3-D effects like you’ve never seen before in fabric. Create usable art with ingenious new techniques…
"Since Amy Jo Clark and Miriam Weaver started their blog, Chicks on the Right, in 2009, they've discovered tens of thousands of fans who also defy conservative stereotypes. These readers are religious but sometimes curse like sailors. They're traditional,…
"An exploration of one of the crucial problems of our time--how soldiers return home from war--by a professor of literature at West Point"--Provided by publisher.
J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2015 is the most trusted tax guide on the market, updated for 2014 tax returns. With full coverage of all changes and adjustments to the tax laws—including new deductions and credits—this book provides clear, plai…
On the hellish battlefields of World War II Europe, Major Dick Winters led his Easy Company—the now-legendary Band of Brothers—from the confusion and chaos of the D-Day invasion to the final capture of Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. But Wi…
Embark on a poignant and sometimes comic journey through Zen, poetry, and the transformative, personal practice of writing. In Zen Encounters with Loneliness Terrance Keenan weaves together poetry, memoir, and raw insight to give voice to the lonely &ldqu…
An inspiring and eye-opening exploration of the phenomenon of miracles from the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Bonhoeffer. What are miracles, and why do so many people believe in them? What do they tell us about ourselves? And what do we do with …
In this monumental new work, beloved dessert queen Alice Medrich applies her baking precision and impeccable palate to flavor flours—wheat-flour alternatives including rice flour, oat flour, corn flour, sorghum flour, teff, and more. The resulting (…
"Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has collected over sixty of these clothing-inspired narratives from cultural figures and talented storytellers. First-person accounts range from the ever…
"A surprising look at the hidden power of sound, revealing how people and brands can use it to inspire and persuade -- or annoy From horror movie scores to national anthems to the crunchy sound of potato chips, sound and music greatly impact how we feel a…
"PBS fitness personality and creator of the fitness phenomenon The Esmonde Technique, Miranda Esmonde-White offers an eye-opening guide to anti-aging that provides essential tools to help anyone turn back the clock and look and feel younger.Miranda Esmond…
"A monstrously big guide that teaches you how to draw the silliest and scariest zombies, vampires, witches, ghouls, and other creepy cartoon favorites. Aspiring artists learn all the drawing tips and tricks they need to create laugh-out-loud renditions of…
"A "culinary guru" and author of the award-winning Around My French Table and Baking: From My Home to Yours returns with an exciting collection of simple desserts from French home cooks and chefs With her groundbreaking bestseller Around My French Table, …
"How do you catch lightning in a measuring cup? Dominique Ansel is the creator of the Cronut, the croissant-doughnut hybrid that has taken the world by storm. But he's no one-hit wonder. Classically trained in Paris, responsible for a four-star kitchen in…
"How many people in America today are truly well-versed in the history of the Second Amendment, and why and how it was included in the Bill of Rights? Dana Loesch gives her views on all that and much more, thanks to the research she offers in HANDS OFF MY…
A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s Communist rebels—their soldiers…
From the veteran New York Times bestselling biographer comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American icons of all time, “the Duke,” John Wayne. As he did in his bestselling biographies of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood, …
Born in Spain and raised by a struggling single mother, Lisa Lovatt-Smith became an editor at British Vogue at nineteen, the youngest in Condé Nast history. She helped launch Spanish Vogue and partied across Europe with celebrities, fashion designe…
An addictive collection of new full-color postcard secrets and app secrets from the author of the smash bestselling PostSecret books—with more secrets than any previous PostSecret book! A decade ago, Frank Warren began a community art project that c…
"In the vein of Deborah Needleman's DOMINO comes the interior design book of the decade, from HGTV star, virtual sensation, and Canadian design queen Sarah Richardson"--Provided by publisher.
Poor Bridgit, who overestimated the size of her head—her homemade frilly lace shower cap came straight down to her chin. And who can blame Lindsey for thinking “glitter shoes” sounded like a cool, easy project instead of what it turned o…
A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world. It has the quality of myth: a poor cobbler’s son, a seminarian from an oppressed outer province of the Russian empire, reinvents himself as a top leader in a …
Pain is an epidemic. It prevents you from performing at your best because it robs you of concentration, power, and peace of mind. But most pain is preventable and treatable, and healing is within your grasp. Hundreds of thousands of people around the glob…
The Divine Art of Dying explores the unique moment when seriously ill people choose to turn toward death. Combining personal stories with solid research on palliative and hospice care, it provides a well-integrated look at the spiritual dimensions of livi…
Do you want to feel good again, have abundant energy, and finally take control of your own health? Wouldn't it be nice to effortlessly release excess weight and return to your natural vibrancy and glow? It's time you make the connection between what's on …
In his blockbuster book The Law of the Garbage Truck David J. Pollay showed how to deflect the negativity that derails our goals and leaves us stressed and miserable. Now, in this inspiring follow-up, Pollay explains how making three simple promises to yo…
"Now completely revised and updated, this new edition of the essential consumer guide to wine features all the most current information for today's wine landscape. The authors, longtime wine educators at The Culinary Institute of America, have added all t…
"Five super seeds--covered in one super volume! Chia, hemp, flax, quinoa, and amaranth are tiny powerhouses that deliver whopping amounts of protein, essential fatty acids, and great taste in every serving. Perfect for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free d…
"The new Common Core Math Standards have been formulated to provide students with instruction that will help them acquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, which will enable them to move on to higher mathematics with competence and confid…
Covers That Matter For People Who Don't. From America's Finest News Source comes a compilation of the most important, most influential, and glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. Seen by tens of billions worldwide, these are the…
The perennial DSLR bestseller—now expanded with more photography tips. Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has remained the top-selling book on DSLR photography since the first edition was published. Now in its Fifth Edition, itcovers …
Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler’s one-stop source for visiting Europe’s cities and countries by rail for more than thirty years.Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide provides the latest information on fares, schedule…
The lead writer of the New York Times’s award-winning “Disunion” series introduces William Barker Cushing, the Civil War’s most celebrated naval hero. October 1864. The confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle had sunk two federal warshi…
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is a small village of scattered houses high in the mountains of the Ardèche, one of the most remote and inaccessible parts of Eastern France. During the Second World War, the inhabitants of this tiny mountain village and its p…
The crown of England changed hands five times over the course of the fifteenth century, as two branches of the Plantagenet dynasty fought to the death for the right to rule. In this riveting follow-up to The Plantagenets, celebrated historian Dan Jones de…
The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War. Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than a military genius…
For too many people, the term “allergy free cooking” conjures images of bland and boring meals—dishes that seem to be “missing something.” But the fact is that meals can be made flavorful, appealing, satisfying, and healthful…
"In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick. The "Maybrick Mystery" had all the makings of a sensation: a pretty, flirtati…
"The #1 bestseller that presents a funny, honest, and engaging look at the craziness of modern life, explaining why we're all just a little bit out of our minds. In Sane New World, Ruby Wax - comedian, writer and mental health advocate - shows us just how…
In this unique and hip home décor style guide, you will find the inspiration to explore your own sense of style, discover the essence of what makes your home feel good to you, and learn how to mix vintage, modern, and thrift store finds to create t…
"Author tells her story and that of other women who have discovered great purpose because of adverse experiences, helping readers to find forgiveness and healing and inspiration for the future God has for them"--Provided by publisher.
Explorers of occult mysteries and the edges of consciousness change the way we view not only the nature of reality, but also our deepest sense of self. Insightful author Gary Lachman presents punchy, enlightening, and intriguing biographies of some of the…
Pastors around the country continue to look for the program, the book, or the sermon series that will turn their plateaued or declining churches around. But what if the answer to revitalizing the church was closer to home? According to trusted church lead…
In this dazzling, full color cookbook and kitchen manual filled with lush photographs and beautiful drawings, the chef of Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse offers basic techniques and essential recipes that will transform anyone into a confident home cook.…
Inspired by Garden & Gun magazine’s popular “Good Dog” column, a rich collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions, penned by some of today’s top writers, including J…
"Americans are turning in record numbers to gluten-free foods as a means to health, and an often-quoted University of Maryland study estimates that 1 out of 133 Americans (1% of the population) have celiac disease (a debilitating auto-immune disease cause…
From the authors of the widely popular Flower Recipe Book,and in the same successful format, The Wreath Recipe Book provides 100 “recipes” to make with flowering and leafy branches. These aren’t just evergreens for Christmas—the bo…
The Unsubstantial Air is the gripping story of the Americans who fought and died in the aerial battles of World War I. Much more than a traditional military history, it is an account of the excitement of becoming a pilot and flying in combat over the West…
Mecca is, for many, the heart of Islam. It is the birthplace of Muhammad, the direction to which Muslims turn when they pray, and the site of pilgrimage that annually draws some three million Muslims from all corners of the world. Yet the significance of …
Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history of England, beginning the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of…
A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner. In the years after World War II, Ge…
Bread is one of the most fundamental parts of our diet, yet so many of us rely on bland grocery-store offerings when flavorsome breads can easily be made at home. Della Fattoria Bread teaches readers to make the popular breads of this award-winning bakery…
Fermented foods are a delicious, healthy addition to any diet, including the Paleo diet. They're full of nutritious bacteria and probiotics that aid in digestion and boost the immune system. A classic preserving method, the laco-fermentation process yield…
Create an irresistible outdoor space! Making a garden should be a deeply fulfilling experience, not an overwhelming one. And homeowners who lovingly update their interior space to reflect their personal style should be empowered to do the same with their …
"Covering the latest breaking news in Google AdWords, the fourth edition of this best-selling guide introduces revised, expanded, and new chapters covering Enhanced Campaigns, Google AdWords Express, and Google's Product Listing Ads, as well as an introdu…
In Search of Lost Frogs is a stunning record of Moore's journey and what he and his team did (or did not) find. The book is overflowing with exquisite close-up photographs by Moore that display the frogs' remarkable coloring and camouflage, and reveal the…
A major historical biography of George C. Marshall—the general who ran the U.S. campaign during the Second World War, the Secretary of State who oversaw the successful rebuilding of post-war Europe, and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize—and …
"The Grateful Life is a guide to discovering - and achieving - one's dreams by harnessing the power of a positive attitude. In years of research and practice, authors Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons have discovered that grateful living can transform l…
Laugh aloud even as you look at life anew with these stories from the bestselling author of Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung? In 108 brief stories with titles like "The Bad Elephant," "Girlfriend Power," and "The Happiness License," Ajahn Brahm offers …
Michelle Phan has believed in makeup since the first time she was allowed to try eyeliner. When she looked in the mirror and saw a transformed version of herself looking back, she fell in love with the sense of confidence that makeup could give her. Ever …
With everything from Cheesecake Swirl Brownies and Buttery Blueberry Pie to Puff Pastry Cheese Straws and Lemon-Ricotta Muffins, this comprehensive cookbook from the famed Good Housekeeping test kitchens is a baker's delight. It features 390 classic, trip…
Are You Ready to Run? Is there a bridge from the injury-ridden world of the modern runner to the promised land that barefoot running and Born to Run have led us to believe exists? Can we really live the running life free from injury? Is there an approach …
As an award-winning cookbook author, food writer, and online culinary expert, Michael Ruhlman has developed a reputation for providing lucid, no-nonsense cooking advice as sharp as a good chef's knife. In this first in a new series of books focusing on co…
Create your own homemade chocolate candies! With clear step-by-step instructions, Chef Bill Collins shows you exactly how to temper chocolate, work with thickeners, boil sugar, use piping bags, shape and fill molded chocolates, dip chocolates, and more. A…
This specialty collection showcases 100 of Betty Crocker’s cutest and cleverest bite-size foods, both savory and sweet, with awe-inspiring photos of every recipe. Food served in cute, bite-size portions is popping up all over, from wedding reception…
Great Britain remains a perennial favorite with travelers, drawing almost 3 million Americans each year, many of whom will revisit the nation. People may come for the hipness of London, the thatched-roof villages of the Cotswolds, or the moors and loch of…
Paris is just the beginning: France’s memorable sights---from sprawling Versailles to lofty Mont-St-Michel--- have made it mainland Europe's most popular destination. This edition delivers can’t-miss trips for America’s more than 2 milli…
A visual trove of more than 300 dinosaurs, with key anatomy, geology, history, and theory at a glance. We live in a golden age of paleontological discovery—the perfect time to dig in to the spectacular world of dinosaurs. From Aardonyx, a lumbering …
Pound for pound, the most revealing book on the sport today. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. Its origins hail from ancient Greece and the combat sport Pankration. Today MMA is a multi-million-dollar industry, le…
So often in our day-to-day lives we’re inundated with advice to “think positively.” From pop music to political speeches to commercials, the general message is the same: look on the bright side, be optimistic in the face of adversity, an…
In the populist tradition of Andrea Immer, New York City’s first female whiskey sommelier translates today’s hottest spirit for a new generation of imbibers. Whiskey is in the midst of a huge renaissance. Ten years ago, the United States house…
Forty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, “abortion” is still a word that is said with outright hostility by many, despite the fact that one in three American women will have terminated at least one pregnancy by menopause. Even those …
Fodor's Italy 2015 is the essential take-along companion. With inviting full-color photos, this updated edition highlights everything that visitors adore--from Italy's great food and wine to art and architecture, as well as glorious Tuscan hill towns, sho…
The Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story: an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern film industry. By 1920…
A delightful tour through the intimate details of life in Victorian England, told by a historian who has cheerfully endured them all. Ruth Goodman believes in getting her hands dirty. Drawing on her own adventures living in re-created Victorian conditions…
"Ashes Under Water is the riveting untold story of the 1915 sinking of the SS Eastland, a Lake Michigan excursion boat, which rolled over while tied to its dock, within feet of one the busiest intersections in Chicago's famed Loop District. Horrified morn…
What do atoms have to do with your life? In Your Atomic Self, scientist Curt Stager reveals how they connect you to some of the most amazing things in the universe. You will follow your oxygen atoms through fire and water and from forests to your fingern…
A Non-Freaked Out Guide to Teaching the Common Core uses the often-neglected anchor standards to get to the heart of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)—teaching students the skills they need to be college and career ready. Each anchor standard i…
Discover the paranormal legacy of one of America's most celebrated historical sites. Based on scores of investigations conducted at the battlefield, Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg presents a wealth of fascinating Civil War history and compelling, first-hand…
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