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 a stunning feat of scholarship, insight, and engaging prose, Lincoln's Body explores how a president ungainly in body and downright "ugly" of aspect came to mean so much to us. The very roughness of Lincoln's appearance made him seem all the more commo…
Learn the secrets to maximizing your Social Security benefits and earn up to thousands of dollars more each year with expert advice that you can’t get anywhere else.
"See Hear Yoko captures the rich complexity of Yoko Ono--woman, artist, activist, wife and mother--from her days with John Lennon through the present, with intimate portraits by the legendary rock-and-roll photographer Bob Gruen, and words by Ono herself,…
"Though we talk about wanting to 'age gracefully,' the truth is that when it comes to getting older, we're programmed to dread an inevitable decline in our health, our looks, our sexual relationships, even the pleasure we take in living life. But as Chris…
"A guide to the practices, tools, and rituals of New Orleans Voodoo as well as the many cultural influences at its origins"--Provided by publisher.
Step-by-step instructions for using the ancient Hindu text, The Kama Sutra, with full-color photos that illustrate traditional movements, as well as techniques for modern lovemaking.
"Perfect for dishes both savory and sweet, coconut is delicious--and even better, it's a nutritional powerhouse with myriad health benefits. Find out how to choose, use, and store every bit of the coconut, along with more than 75 recipes ranging from cool…
"From Bible times to modern times women have struggled with their words. What to say and how to say it. What not to say. When it is best to remain silent. And what to do when you've said something you wish you could now take back. In this book, a woman wh…
A founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story -- a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll.
If you've ever woken up wondering, "What was that about?" this fascinating dream dictionary with over 12,000 definitions will explain everything and enable you to become your own dream expert. By exploring your dreams in a deeper way, you'll reach a profo…
For weary parents of special needs kids from a parent who's been there. Full of biblical insights and practical strategies to help you, the weary parent, recognize and shed the resentments that leave you spiritually, emotionally, and socially drained. W…
A narrative of a year on a southwest Montana ranch describes the author's time building fences, riding, roping, and caring for cattle while confronting a brutal pack of wolves in ways that challenged his views about conservation.
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Presents Shakespeare's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers and feuding families.
The wife of the reknowned British physicist describes their courtship and marriage, her years caring for his physical needs, his rise to prominence as a scientist and world celebrity, their bitter divorce, and later reconciliation.
"In Blueprint for Revolution, Srdja Popovic outlines his philosophy for implementing peaceful world change and provides a model for activists everywhere through stories of his own experience toppling dictatorships (peacefully) and of smaller examples of s…
In October 1969, William Albracht, the youngest Green Beret captain in Vietnam, took command of a remote hilltop outpost called Fire Base Kate, held by only 27 American soldiers and 150 Montagnard militiamen. He found their defenses woefully unprepared. A…
An autobiographical narrative about the author's quest for truth. Mark recounts stories of his two brilliant fathers, who held passionately to their disparate belief systems: Ayn Rand's philosophy and the Christian faith.
"I always knew that the rest of my story is gonna be a good one. I don't know how I knew that, but I always did. Ungow! I am Fester the cat. Welcome to my book, everyone! From when he first ambled into Paul Magrs's yard-skinny, covered in flea bites, and …
"The startling story of America's devotion to vitamins-and how it keeps us from good health. Health-conscious Americans seek out vitamins any way they can, whether in a morning glass of orange juice, a piece of vitamin-enriched bread, or a daily multivita…
"Salads take the spotlight in this visually arresting cookbook that showcases a year's worth of weekday recipes so exciting you'll want to eat salads every day. At the request of his co-workers who were constantly admiring his lunches, David Bez started t…
Toward the end of the astonishing period of Athenian creativity that furnished Western civilization with the greater part of its intellectual, artistic, and political wealth, Plato wrote The Republic, his discussion of the nature and meaning of justice an…
January 1988. Martin Pistorius, aged twelve, fell inexplicably sick. First he lost his voice and stopped eating. Then he slept constantly and shunned human contact. Doctors were mystified. Within eighteen months he was mute and wheelchair-bound. Martin's …
"The legendary strategist, the mastermind behind Barack Obama's historic election campaigns, shares a wealth of stories from his forty-year journey through the inner workings of American democracy."--Publisher description.
"In 2010, human rights reporter Mac McClelland left Haiti after covering the devastation of the earthquake. Back home, she finds herself imagining vivid scenes of violence and can't sleep or stop crying. It becomes clear that she is suffering from Post Tr…
Developing apps for Apple’s broadening platform of devices is an exciting topic these days. Apple created the Swift programming language to build state-of-the-art apps using the latest Apple technologies. In this 200-page book, author Scott Gardner …
What makes Windows refugees decide to get a Mac? Enthusiastic friends? T he Apple Stores? Great-looking laptops? A "halo effect" from the popularity of iPhones and iPads? The absence of viruses and spyware? The freedom to run Windows on a Mac? In an…
A collection of recipes to use with infusion pitchers and bottles to create a wide variety of delicious waters.
Great compost is one of the most important secrets of successful organic gardening. This book helps you learn what you need to know about the various methods of composting and how to adapt them to your home and garden.
What could cause a mother to believe that giving away her newborn baby is her only option? Cathy Glass is about to find out. When Cathy is first asked to foster one-day old Harrison her only concern is if she will remember how to look after a baby. But up…
There is no topic that attracts more attention, more energy and time and devotion, than love. As long as there's been recorded history, love has taken center seat as the inspiration for countless paintings, instigator of wars, muse of untold poets and mu…
"He's brash, brilliant, and drawn to controversy like a moth to a flame. Mark Steyn is America's most brutally honest columnist, ready to sound off on every hot issue in the news-and always ready to ruffle feathers. Prepare to be shocked and entertained b…
From top to bottom, outside to inside, Mike answers homeowners' most common questions and provides solutions for everyday problems. Mike also offers trusted advice on maintenance - including instructions for repairs and projects that homeowners can tackle…
Four days after Rick and Karen Santorum welcomed their eighth baby into the world they were given the devastating news that their little girl, Bella, was going to die. The full story of life with Bella has never been told until now. This inspiring family …
"A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against politic…
"A memoir by a young woman who travels to France to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious and irrevocable estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences"--Provided by publisher.
"Unlock and strengthen your innate psychic potential with 365 fast, effective ways to develop your abilities. Beginning with simple observation skills and moving forward to trance and divination techniques, this book's step-by-step practices guide you to …
A stunning photographic celebration of the extreme sport of kiteboarding, packed with information about the top players, ultimate destinations and key championships worldwide.
Creative Anarchy explains and explores both rule-following and rule-breaking design. It includes tips to throw design caution to the wind, designers' stories with galleries of work, and creative exercises to help push your designs to the next level. You'l…
Drawing is at the very forefront of contemporary art practice. The radical shift in the treatment and development of drawing since the 1960s has resulted in a renewed status and relevance for it within current practice, with some of the most exciting arti…
The Probiotic Promise gives readers instruction and advice for understanding and following a self-help step-by step application of probiotics.
Presents information to guide readers to start using a sewing machine, including advice on choosing and using the sewing machine, and basic and decorative techniques.
"If you don't feel good about yourself, it can be difficult to reach your goals and live a happy, meaningful life. You may have already read countless books on building self-esteem, but after a while you end up right where you started--feeling like you ju…
"When you're the only veterinarian in an area that's 130 miles long and has a coast on either side, you never know what each new day might bring. A cow giving birth, a colicky horse, an aggressive lynx, caribou in need of pastures new, a polar bear in a b…
Critically acclaimed author Kathryn Casey delivers a riveting account of the brutal murders of young women in the I-45/Texas Killing Fields. Over a three-decade span, more than twenty women-many teenagers-died mysteriously in the small towns bordering Int…
You don't have to run to the doctor for every bruise, backache, cut, or cold. Chances are, the solution you need is right at hand. From bee stings to bunions, heat rash to hiccups, warts to wrinkles, here are soctor-approved treatments for more than 100 h…
"Think of this book as your customized guide to all things dog. Filled with step-by-step guidelines, surprising tips and tricks and canine insights, it's all designed to ensure your four-legged chum enjoys a long, healthy life. While cats may outnumber do…
Household cats are happy to lie about, preferably in a sunny spot, their only effort a trip to the food bowl or litter box. It is up to their humans to keep them healthy, physically active and mentally engaged. Fit Cat provides cat owners with a road map …
"At its simplest, the dozens is a comic concatenation of "yo' mama" jokes. At its most complex, it is a form of social interaction that reaches back to African ceremonial rituals. Whether considered vernacular poetry, verbal dueling, a test of street cool…
America's #1 consumer advocate for coin hobbyists, collectors, and investors is Scott Travers. Now he has created a guide that provides comprehensive facts on all U.S. coins and a complete listing of the fair market value for your coins today. Plus, he te…
Willis (photography, Tisch School of the Arts, New York U.) has assembled an exhilarating collection of black & white photographs in this handsome oversize volume that celebrates Black culture.
"In many public schools, students are spending up to 28 percent of instructional time on testing and test prep. Starting this year, the introduction of the Common Core State Standards Initiative in 45 states will bring an unprecedented level of new, more …
In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one r…
These 101 miraculous stories of hope, faith, divine intervention and answered prayers will amaze you! As John Edward says in his foreword to the book: The personal stories you’ll read here about hope, faith, answered prayers and divine intervention …
From budgets to bylaws, 250 Questions for Starting a Nonprofit provides you with the knowledge you need to make a plan, set realistic goals, and obtain sustainable financing for your nonprofit. This easy-to-understand guide walks you through each step of …
Beginning C++ is a tutorial for beginners in C++ and discusses a subset of C++ that is suitable for beginners. The language syntax corresponds to the C++14 standard. This book is environment neutral and does not presume any specific operating system or pr…
The author of the groundbreaking work Slut! explores the phenomenon of slut-shaming in the age of sexting, tweeting, and zliking.y She shows that the sexual double standard is more dangerous than ever before and offers wisdom and strategies for alleviatin…
This volume contains the works Eliot personally selected to be preserved.
The story of a pioneer family in the half-tamed wilds of Colorado.
"Write your own Minecraft plugins and watch your code come to life with flaming cows, flying creepers, teleportation, and interactivity. You'll learn how to code and build plugins for your own Minecraft game using Java and the CanaryMod library and server…
The sixth edition of iPad in Easy Steps is the ideal guide to help the reader make the most of their new Apple tablet computer. Written in jargon-free, easy to understand language and laid out in easy steps with color screenshots and illustrations, this n…
Includes 1 full-length simulated TOEFL iBT test with accompanying audio sections on MP3-CD.
"A collection of more than 120 recipes formulated to optimize brain health, boost memory, improve mood, sharpen the central nervous system, and more. Between digital overload, sleep deprivation, and the stress of modern life, most people's brains are cons…
"A riotously funny book about how to be a good husband (not like he would know) by Tim Dowling, star columnist for The Guardian. Think Nick Hornby meets Dave Barry--with a hint of Modern Family"--Provided by publisher.
"With his usual wit and élan, esteemed historian Peter Gay enters the contentious, long-standing debates over the romantic period. Here, in this concise and inviting volume, he reformulates the definition of romanticism and provides a fresh account…
"Praise for Rikki Ducornet:A novelist whose vocabulary sweats with a kind of lyrical heat."-The New York Times"Linguistically explosive. one of the most interesting American writers around."-The NationThe Deep Zoo is a record of Ducornet's reading of the …
"FIRST BITES is a "cheat sheet" approach to introducing 50 superfoods into baby and toddler diets, with tips and recipes to show parents how to raise healthy eaters for life. FIRST BITES is the quick and easy reference guide that all parents can keep on …
"The New York Times bestselling author examines how our sense of touch and emotion are interconnected Johns Hopkins neuroscientist and bestselling author of The Compass of Pleasure, David J. Linden presents an engaging and fascinating examination of how…
"Cry it out or co-sleep? Bassinet or swing? White noise machine or Bach? How many hours anyway? For something so important, there's too much conflicting information about how best to get your baby to sleep through the night and nap successfully during the…
"Following an organic diet can be a wise choice. But understanding the many terms out in the marketplace--from "natural" to "all natural" and even "organic" vs. "100% organic" can be tricky. What does it mean if a product is labeled "all natural?" Are the…
"The latest collection from New York Times best-selling author Lorraine Wallace, wife of Fox Sunday News anchor Chris Wallace Lorraine Wallace, wife of Fox Sunday News anchor Chris Wallace, writes her third cookbook, following Mr. Sunday's Soups and Mr…
"A forecast of the most important game-changing trends-and how to manage and profit from them to improve your life. We live in a time of complex and radical change. Those that are ill-prepared for the seismic shifts set to occur over the next thirty year…
"Bind a book beautifully, with these whimsical and stylish projects from bookbinder extraordinaire Erica Ekrem! With her novel approach to traditional techniques, and the use of repurposed materials, Ekrem has devised creative fun for book artists of all …
"We may not realize it, but children are hyperaware of money. They have scores of questions about its nuances that parents often don't answer, or know how to answer well. But for Ron Lieber, a personal finance columnist and father, good parenting means ta…
"A worldwide race is on to perfect the next engine of economic growth, the advanced lithium-ion battery. It will power the electric car, relieve global warming, and catapult the winner into a new era of economic and political mastery. Can the United State…
"A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years, The Next Decade) with a bold thesis about coming conflict in the world, this provocative work examines the geopolitical flashpoints--pa…
"For those who are tired of cookie-cutter parenting approaches, two Christian moms encourage readers to develop flexible, personal mothering styles that work best for their own families"--Provided by publisher.
"Why do "aha moments" strike us suddenly? Why do they so often come to us when we are focused on something completely unrelated? And when great ideas "come to" us, where do they come from? In Aha!: The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World, philosopher …
"A tale of murder, deceit, celebrity, media manipulation, and film as propaganda, when the bombing of the Los Angeles Times building in 1910 exposed a deadly 'national dynamite plot' by trade unionists to terrorize America with one hundred bombings in a d…
Enjoy delicious, nutritious berries from your own backyard! Why buy expensive berries from the supermarket when you can grow a bumper crop right outside your door? Homegrown Berries covers the entire process, from planting to picking that first nutritio…
Describes how a mother struggled to cope when her unborn second child, Adam, was diagnosed with Down Syndrome, her decision to keep her son, and his magical influence on her life.
"Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, The World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome, …
This book offers the remarkable opportunity to examine the great traditions that have shaped western civilization from the point of view of one of the greatest of modern philosophers.
In his exemplary clear style, Warburton introduces and assesses twenty-seven philosophical classics from Plato s Republic to Rawls A Theory of Justice. For the third edition there is new text design and revised further reading make this the ideal book for…
"How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail. Tantalum is not alone. Rho…
"Little daily hassles can often add up to big stress. In In This Moment, two internationally-renowned psychologists show readers how to connect with the present moment and find a sense of calm and serenity using a breakthrough, evidence-based program grou…
Reviews math, social studies, science, and reading and writing skills, and provides a practice test with explanations for every question
To achieve your career goals in the military, you must score well on each of the nine subtests of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). Here are practice tests, insider tips, and proven strategies to improve your score.
With its beginnings in seventeenth century England, stumpwork is today making a revival. Come join us for an exciting journey into the world of raised embroidery. There are over 400 clear step-by-step photographs and instructions presented in five easy to…
The A-Z of Embroidery Stitches is designed to encourage you to try new techniques, explore new horizons, and above all, to experiment. Whatever your status as an embroiderer, we hope this book kindles your enthusiasm, and provides you with an enriched kno…
A deeply reported, fast-paced exposé of the money and the cardinals-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican—the world’s biggest, most powerful religious institution—from an acclaimed journalist with “exhaustive researc…
Dr Robert Cialdini explains the six psychological principles that drive the human impulse to comply to the pressures of others and reveals how to defend oneself against manipulation.
Collects all the "Peanuts" comic strips published in Sunday newspapers from 1956-1960.
"Timeless, accessible, and unabashedly romantic: this collection from renowned knitwear designer Louisa Harding will charm knitters of all levels. Inspired by Edwardian style, these 25 accessories all feature Louisa's signature touches: subtle shaping, ma…
Collects all the "Peanuts" comic strips published from 1961 to 1962 in newspapers, including both daily and Sunday strips.
Pediatrician and meditation teacher discussing how to "tune into your body's own wisdom about what, when, and how much to eat; eat less while feeling fully satisfied; identify your habits and patterns with food; develop a more compasionate attitude toward…
An outline for a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change eating habits forever. Over the last three years, the Hartwigs' underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, improved quality of life and a healthier r…
Hari invites you to follow an easy and accessible plan to rid your body of toxins, lose weight without counting calories, and restore your natural glow in just 21 days. Includes anecdotes of her own transformation along with easy-to-follow shopping lists,…
"Standing on the foundations of America's promise of equal opportunity, our universities purport to "serve as engines of social mobility" and "practitioners of democracy." But as acclaimed scholar and pioneering civil rights advocate Lani Guinier argues, …
"In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 34,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for half a century. Wo…
"For the first time, the full story of a crime that has haunted New England since 1873. The cold-blooded ax murder of two innocent Norwegian women at their island home off the coast of New Hampshire has gripped the region since 1873, beguiling tourists, i…
"A new collection of poems by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon"--Provided by publisher.
"Debating literature's greatest heroines with a friend, playwright Samantha Ellis has a revelation--"My whole life, I'd been trying to be Cathy, when I should have been trying to be Jane." With this discovery, she embarks on a retrospective look at the li…
"A growing chorus of prominent voices in Congress and elsewhere are calling for the expansion of our Social Security system-people who know that Social Security will not "go broke" and does not add a penny to the national debt. Social Security Works! will…
"How on Earth did we fix upon our twenty-six letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid chapte…
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