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).

Travel the globe with these 25 quilt projects—no passport required! In World of Quilts—25 Modern Projects, Cassandra Ellis presents quilt projects that are historically rooted in cultures around the world. Using time-honored techniques, she st…
This new addition to the bestselling 20 Minutes a Day series helps students master the math essentials found on all levels of the COMPASS, ASSET, and ACCUPLACER exams.
Faux Taxidermy Knits offers you 15 fabulously quirky and fun knitting patterns that tap into the massive trend for taxidermy inspired craft projects with an ironic twist! Split into two sections, wearables and habitat, this unique book includes knitting…
A companion to the #1 New York Times best-selling diet book that has swept the nation, The Doctor's Diet Cookbook is a collection of simple, delicious, and balanced recipes that will help you maintain a healthy weight now and throughout your life. The hig…
Soul Mind Body Medicine is a revolutionary new book that puts breakthrough healing science at your fingertips. It moves beyond the familiar concept of “mind over matter” to the new frontier in health and healing for the 21st century: “so…
"In a career that spans over seven decades, Roger Moore has been at the very heart of Hollywood. Of course, he's an actor and has starred in films that have made him famous the world over; but he's also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur. Despite…
"War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely. Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that wa…
"LIVE A LONGER, LEANER, HEALTHIER LIFE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN ZONE! Eat to stop weight gain and strip away unwanted fat. Reverse diabetes and protect yourself from Alzheimer's. Free yourself from inflammation, allergies, and hormonal chaos. Enjoy the most d…
"The New York Times bestselling author of Soldier Dogs returns with the incredible story of K-9 Marine hero Lucca, and the handlers who fought alongside her through two bloody wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In Top Dog, Maria Goodavage takes readers into th…
A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time. Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal…
"What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I'm a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I'd highly recommend that you do not read his book." Bacon. McDonalds. Cinna…
On August 16, 1982, an unidentified attacker brutalized and strangled Maggie Hume at her apartment in Battle Creek, Michigan. The daughter of a beloved local football coach, her seemingly senseless murder sparked intense scrutiny that lingers today. Compi…
This updated edition of Birnbaum's Disneyland Resort, the most respected and well-known name in Disney guides, takes readers through Walt Disney's first theme park with ease and flair. Since our guide is the only guide that's official, this book includes …
This updated edition of Birnbaum's Disneyland Resort, the most respected and well-known name in Disney guides, takes readers through Walt Disney's first theme park with ease and flair. Since our guide is the only guide that's official, this book includes …
Offers an affirmation of Christian faith, spirituality, and tradition based on an extensive scrutiny of the Gospels.
Offers information on accommodations, restaurants, shopping, and activities in Washington, D.C.
Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Italy, you'll find DK's famous cutaway illustrations of major architectural and historic sights, museum floor plans, and 3-D aerial views of key districts to explore on foot, along with in depth coverage of the country'…
This newly updated travel guide for London will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, whether you are looking for the "real" London Bridge, planning to ride the London Eye, or want to take in the best of theater performances.
Experience the best of New York City with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New York City. This newly updated travel guide for New York City will lead you straight to the best attractions Manhattan has to offer, from unearthing archaeological treasures at The M…
The hotly anticipated follow-up to London chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s bestselling and award-winning cookbook Plenty, featuring more than 150 vegetarian dishes organized by cooking method. Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most beloved culinar…
"The "Alice Waters of American natural perfume" (indieperfume.com) celebrates our most potent sense, through five rock stars of the fragrant world. Mandy Aftel is widely acclaimed as a trailblazer in natural perfumery. Over two decades of sourcing the fin…
The rise of infographics across virtually all print and electronic media reveals patterns in our lives and worlds in fresh and surprising ways. As we find ourselves in the era of big data, where information moves faster than ever, infographics provide us …
You’ve got something unique to tell the world. What better way to get your message across than sewing your words into a quilt? Fiber artist and quilt designer Sam Hunter teaches you to say it all with 12 new projects featuring modern, paper-pieced t…
"The popular blog One Sheepish Girl (onesheepishgirl.com) celebrates creativity and vintage style with an unmistakably modern flair--and that's exactly what Meredith Crawford, its founder and editor, does in this beautifully curated collection. Crawford's…
The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a gripping work of narrative nonfiction, acclaimed …
Celebrating a year in desserts, BAKED’s beloved duo Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito offer cookies, puddings, whoopie pies, cakes, brownies, and more to commemorate holidays both expected and unexpected. Rum-infused Hair of the Dog Cake for New Year&…
How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny in the universe? Where are we going, and perhaps, the most difficult question of all, "Why?" In The Meaning of Human Existence, hi…
Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why? Because, after computer pio…
"A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which …
Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in “aUtobiography”? Then look no further than Nei…
Alabama Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, A…
Taiwan is one of the most crowded countries on Earth but beyond the ocean of people and vehicles, far from the neon and noise that confronts new arrivals, there’s an island of breathtaking mountain vistas, bird-rich forests and quaint villages where…
A new addition to the best-selling Day by Day series, this is a compact but thorough introduction to the touristic highlights of the Pacific Northwest. While it primarily deals with itineraries and expert suggestions on approaching the highlights of this …
With so much to see and do in this utterly unique city, the traveler urgently needs advice on how to allocate their time--what to see, what to do, in the one-to-four days that most tourists devote to this Queen of the Adriatic ("the most beautiful ever bu…
Monsters are more than things that go bump in the night... Monsters are lurking in the woods, beneath the waves, and within our favorite books, films, and games--and there are good reasons why they appear so often. Monsters are manifestations of our fears…
Get a full overview of the exam, information on how to register, the requirements for taking and passing the tests, as well as a review of the four sections.
"An easy-to-read guide on laws concerning common neighbor disputes. Is the noise from next door keeping you up at night? Is the view from your backyard being obstructed? Is a neighboring business driving you crazy? Your home is important to you and your n…
Large numbers of travelers head to the great cities and natural attractions of the Pacific Northwest for their holidays and vacations. Seattle is a dynamic metropolis of theaters, museums, shops and superb restaurants; Portland, the "City of Roses", is a …
Experience the best of Rome with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Rome. This newly updated travel guide for Rome will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, whether visiting the Vatican, touching the stones of the Colosseum, or enjoy…
Frustrated and disillusioned with his life as a Christian motivational speaker, Michael Yankoski was determined to stop merely talking about living a life of faith and start experiencing it. The result was a year of focused engagement with spiritual pract…
A cookbook stuffed with cherished recipes, assembled by the friends and readers of Carolyn Haines. Featuring illustrations and running commentary by the characters from the Sarah Booth Delaney mystery series.
"Every day you're faced with choices that require yes or no decisions. And at times you feel paralyzed -- either from fear of making the wrong choice or because of too many seemingly equal options. Social entrepreneur Jeff Shinabarger helps you to break t…
Quilting is a traditional skill that is making a comeback! Covering both machine and hand quilting, Idiot's Guides: Quilting includes hundreds of eye-catching, step-by-step color photos that will turn any novice into an expert quilter in no time. The book…
New York City is full of free and ridiculously inexpensive stuff—you just need to know where to look. Leave it to “The Cheap Bastard” to uncover all the ins and outs and exclusive bargains to be had, and to tell you the real deal with wi…
A guide to enjoying a sophisticated life in the style of a modern Parisian aristocrat shares lessons gleaned by the author while living behind Famille Chic's doors in the exclusive sixteenth arrondissement, covering such topics as grooming, dressing, and …
Katie Davis traveled to Uganda for a short mission trip over the Christmas break of her senior year in high school. She found herself so moved by the Ugandan people and their needs that she knew it was her calling to return to care for them. She is now in…
Examples of artwork from many of Mark Millar's works, with interviews with the artists, including JG Jones, Peter Gross, Tony Harris, Steve McNiven, Leinil Francis Yu, Dave Gibbons, John Romita Jr., Frank Quitely, and many others.
Learn the secrets to achieving your ultimate sound Whether amateur or pro, guitarists live for the ultimate sound. Guitar Amps & Effects For Dummies provides the information and instruction you need to discover that sound and make it your own! Written…
More than 35 activities and ideas that inspire children to explore the world around them. An important part of childhood is being curious and trying out new experiences. What do things taste, feel, smell, sound like? What happens when you add red to blue,…
The life story of a German man who was forced to join Hitler's army in World War II. He wished to be captured by the Allies and become a prisoner of war, and his wish came true. He was held in Michigan and Illinois, and then in New Mexico, and he loved Am…
Picking up where her two previous titles, Tape It & Make It and Tape It & Make More left off, Richela puts her infinite creativity to work to show us how to make completely hip, uniquely wearable skirts, hats, vests, and more out of duct tape. Eas…
Meet your dream plate and fall in love with a faster, friendlier approach to printmaking. For artists and crafters who love the creative possibilities of monoprinting on gelatin but not the prep time, mess and inconvenience that comes with it, the Gelli A…
You haven't become a true food-crafter until you've mastered the art of charcuterie, and who better to show you the ropes than nose-to-tail icon, Jamie Bissonnette? The New Charcuterie Cookbook features sausages, confits, salumi, pâtés and ma…
Bestselling jelly roll quilt authors Pam and Nicky Lintott turn their expertise to modern designs for jelly roll strips. The 12 stunning quilt designs are all accompanied by easy to follow step-by-step instructions which will you to get the quilts to com…
From nourishing oat soap bars to impressive rosebud soap cakes and fun soaps for kids, this book will inspire you to make beautiful handmade soap without all the chemicals found in commercial products. Sarah shows you how to master the two key techniques…
Joen Wolfrom’s classic guide to creating with color has been completely updated to make it even easier to enhance your creative work with the beauty of well-chosen colors. Joen covers it all, from color combining basics to how to use nature’s …
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen is filmed in a renovated 1806 Vermont farmhouse with a working test kitchen and the editors and test cooks from Cook's Country magazine. This edition captures all seven seasons of the show in one colorful volume …
Everyone can draw and paint, including you! Even if you have never drawn or painted before, you can start creating your own beautiful artwork. Let the Willenbrinks show you how! Beginning with materials and basic techniques, these pages will teach you eve…
Anna Mason's exceptional floral artwork has won awards from the Royal Horticultural Society, International Artist magazine and seen her elected to the prestigious Society of Botanical Artists. In this book, she shares her innovative watercolour technique …
More than 500 recipes for every kind of cookie, including must-have classics and fresh new flavor combinations. This one-stop source, packed with more than 250 inspiring photos, gives home bakers a huge collection of 500 irresistible cookie recipes for ev…
When it comes to traditional comfort food, most of the key ingredients are off-limits to health-conscious vegans. But giving up shepherd's pie, eggplant parm, and cheesy rice casserole was not an option for Julie Hasson, who took on the challenge to recre…
"UNBORED Games has all the smarts, creativity, and DIY spirit of the original UNBORED ("It's a book! It's a guide! It's a way of life!" --Los Angeles Magazine), but with a laser-like focus on the activities we do for pure fun: to while away a rainy day,…
What if you could make everything you eat more delicious? As creator of the WNYC podcast The Sporkful and host of the Cooking Channel web series You're Eating It Wrong, Dan Pashman is obsessed with doing just that. Eat More Better weaves science and humo…
"Based on the latest research and extensive work with hundreds of companies, Susan Fowler has a shocking message to leaders about motivating their people: STOP! In this groundbreaking book, Susan shows leaders how they can get out of the way and encourage…
In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious…
From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car…
Beloved TV comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on Saturday Night Live, where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the funniest and most famous sketches in the television show’s history. Besides …
From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews…
In The Glass Cage, best-selling author Nicholas Carr digs behind the headlines about factory robots and self-driving cars, wearable computers and digitized medicine, as he explores the hidden costs of granting software dominion over our work and our leisu…
In his first book of poetry since Repair, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2000, C. K. Williams treats the characteristic subjects of a poet's maturity-the loss of friends, the love of grandchildren, the receding memories of childhood, the baffling…
Make your own unique and huggable soft toys with this quirky collection of 12 easy-to-sew stuffed animal patterns, so cute they are guaranteed to make children of all ages smile! With fun photography and clear detailed diagrams inspired by Japanese patte…
"Whether you're trying to make a tiny studio seem roomier, create a cozy cottage, or turn an unused alcove into something special, House Beautiful shows you how to think small -- and create big. With simple strategies for establishing zones, tricking the …
Includes expert advice on maintaining your home, mistakes to avoid, tips on attracting and keeping great tenants and strategies for preparing your house for sale -- Back cover.
When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. The entire world watched what transpired above-ground during …
In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people. In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz receiv…
Norman Lear’s work is legendary. The renowned creator of such iconic television programs as All in the Family; Maude; Good Times; The Jeffersons; and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Lear remade our television culture from the ground up. At their peak, h…
Before the platinum records or the Super Bowl half-time show or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe Perry was a boy growing up in small-town Massachusetts. He idolized Jacques Cousteau and built his own diving rig that he used to explore a local lake. He …
The definitive autobiography from hockey’s greatest living legend—“Mr. Hockey” himself, Gordie Howe. Big, skilled, tough on the ice, and nearly indestructible, Howe dominated both the sport and the record books like no one has befo…
In his unique and engaging voice, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career. A beloved star of stage, television,…
Science and experimentation were at the heart of the Founding Fathers’ philosophies and actions. The Founders relentlessly tinkered, invented, farmed by means of scientific principles, star-gazed, were fascinated by math, used scientific analogies a…
Over the years master baker Nick Malgieri has shared many pastry dough recipes, from ridiculously easy (mix with a fork and press into the pan) to quite elaborate (classic puff pastry, croissants, etc.). In this book, he gives you a range of all types of …
Offers accounts of workers in emotionally unhealthy work environments and how they coped with the situation or left it behind, with practical advice for readers who find themselves in toxic workplaces.
Conceived nearly a century ago by a man who died believing himself a failure, The Great Gatsby is now a revered classic and a rite of passage in the reading lives of millions. But how well do we really know The Great Gatsby? As Maureen Corrigan, Gatsby lo…
With just a few simple steps, blogger Sally J Shim shows readers how to turn an ordinary package into a customized present as special as the gift within. From a stitched garland topper and watercolor wrapping paper to a confetti gift tag, each of the 45 c…
A brilliant combination of poetry and visual artwork by Matthea Harvey, whose vision is “nothing short of blazingly original” (Time Out New York). She didn’t even know she had a name until one day she heard the human explaining to anothe…
Before you can get into some nursing schools, you need to get a high score on the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills). Barron's 5 TEAS Practice Tests will get you the results you desire.
You'll see... but won't believe! This amazing collection of 500 optical illusions brims with the best eye tricks and visual oddities. Try to figure out how many legs the happy hippo has; what's weird about a very unusual building; why a page with wiggly, …
The members of the Sons of Anarchy, Redwood Original (SAMCRO)--a notorious outlaw motorcycle club--live, ride, and die for brotherhood. The club president, Jax Teller, and the rest of the Reaper crew strive to protect the livelihood of the club while ensu…
Packed with patterns that make cable, fair isle, and textured knitting accessible to everyone, Winter Knits Made Easy contains step-by-step tutorials and straightforward projects for the family and home. Winter Knits Made Easy features beautiful and insp…
"One Part personal quest to discover running greatness after age 50, one part investigation into what the women's running boom can teach athletes about becoming fitter, stronger, and faster as we age, Older, Faster, Stronger is an engrossing narrative sur…
"A collection of recipes from the Chicago Tribune's annual holiday cookie contest"--Provided by publisher.
"Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide…
Presents advice to parents of gay children, covering such topics as telling other family members, religious beliefs and sexuality, gender identity, and the importance of emotional support.
Two Turtle Doves traces the intimate journey of how an idea is transformed from a fleeting thought into an exquisite piece of jewellery. It is about where we find our creativity, how we remember and why we make the things we do.
In her second cookbook, Blackbird Bakery's Karen Morgan tackles the fundamental secrets to gluten free delicious recipes: the six flour blends and getting them right. The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free is divided by flour blends-Biscuit, Donut and Fritter, …
Featuring dozens of tips, food pairings, and sample menus, this attractive book is a culinary tour of the 148 foods that have huge nutritional value with the least environmental impact.
500 Ways to Achieve Your Highest Score. We want you to succeed on the Math section of the GRE test. That's why we've selected these 500 questions to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. These question…
Just in time for the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live," a rollickingly updated edition of LIVE FROM NEW YORK with nearly 100 new pages covering the past decade. When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live," LIVE …
Once used primarily for fishing, netting now works beautifully as a base for filet lace. While many lacemakers use commercially available varieties, Margaret Morgan wanted unique sizes and colors. So she began to make her own. Here she explains the equipm…
A resource for businesses, brands, and people who are interested in promoting themselves, their goods, and their services on Facebook.
More than thirty new nail designs, with tips on how to prep your manicure. Clear step-by-step instructions and easy-to-use tools for creating fabulous nail art designs in your own home
That sun-drenched, peaceful feeling of a perfect vacation shouldn't have to go away when you get back home. Taking inspiration from beach houses, road-trips, country hotels and summer holidays spent camping under the stars, acclaimed stylist Jason Grant s…
As the record-breaking run of the CBS hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother draws to an end, new fans of the epic romantic comedy are still appearing in droves, thanks to the joy of binge-watching on demand. What better way for old fans and new to reminisce ab…
Zak Ebrahim was only seven years old when, on November 5th, 1990, his father El-Sayyid Nosair shot and killed the leader of the Jewish Defense League. While in prison, Nosair helped plan the bombing of the World Trade Center. Though Ebrahim was subjected …
The goal of this book is to provide practical exercises to keep you and your horse busy, and ideas for using movements and school figures in different ways. As you grow familiar with these exercises, the experience you gain will automatically lead to new…
"An exploration of the questions we ask ourselves while getting dressed every day, and the answers from more than six hundred women" -- From back cover.
Hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price categories are listed with evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques--compiled by unbiased inspectors of Orlando's most famed attraction.
The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career. It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequen…
"Tell the doctor where it hurts." It sounds simple enough, unless the problem affects the very organ that produces awareness and generates speech. What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under attack? In this book, Dr. Allan Ropper and Br…
CAN AMERICA SURVIVE ANOTHER CIVIL WAR? According to Michael Savage, OUR NATION IS IN REAL TROUBLE and the seeds of a second conflagration have been sown. Not between the states - but between true patriots who believe in our nation's founding principles an…
The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Proof of Heaven teams up with the sages of times past, modern scientists, and with ordinary people who have had profound spiritual experiences to show the reality of heaven and our true identities as spiritua…
For fans of TLC’s Long Island Medium and anyone interested in the big questions of life, death, and finding out what’s important in between, New York Times bestselling author and medium Theresa Caputo shares the insights and lessons she’…
"I've been waiting for this book for a long time. Well, not this book, because I never imagined that the book I was waiting for would be so devastatingly smart and funny, so consistently entertaining and unflinchingly on target. In fact, I would like to h…
In this bold and candid memoir, music legend Billy Idol shares his life story—from his childhood in England to his rise to fame during the height of the punk-pop revolution—revealing intimate details about the sex, drugs, and rock and roll tha…
Creative Beading Vol. 9 is a yearbook of projects from Bead&Button magazine. With a thorough basics section and helpful tips for readers, the book also includes over 75 editor-tested projects from the magazine. Inspiring and easy to follow, Creative B…
It may be true that defense wins championships, but it's quarterbacks who put their stamp on the NFL like no one else. The Mount Rushmore of the position would have to be a many-headed hydra to honor them all: preternaturally poised Joe Montana and gunsli…
Do you believe rules were meant to be broken? If so, this improvisational quilt-as-you-go technique is for you. Instead of dealing with precise paper patterns and cutting measurements, you’ll learn how to piece fabric onto small, manageable batting …
History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His cause went down in disastrous defeat and left the South impoverished for generations. If that cause had succeeded, it would have torn the United States in two and preserved the institution of slavery. Many…
We live in a world that is broken. For those who believe that there must be a more efficient way for people to get things done, here from Scrum pioneer Jeff Sutherland is a brilliantly discursive, thought-provoking book about the management process that i…
Get the recipes everyone is talking about in the debut cookbook from the wildly popular blog Skinnytaste. Gina Homolka is America’s most trusted home cook when it comes to easy, flavorful recipes that are miraculously low-calorie and made from all-n…
Jamie's new cookbook brings together 100 ultimate comfort food recipes from around the world. It's all about the dishes that are close to your heart, that put a smile on your face and make you feel happy, loved, safe and secure. Inspired by everything fro…
"The engaging, passionate, always-honest, and often-hilarious memoir of actor Ron Perlman—his triumphant story of perseverance and determination navigating the slippery slopes of Hollywood, with a foreword by Guillermo del Toro Ron Perlman was a ki…
From the author of the prizewinning New York Times bestseller Empire of the Summer Moon comes a thrilling account of how Civil War general Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson became a great and tragic American hero. Stonewall Jackson has long been a fi…
Focusing on nine different rooms (including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment), Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their…
"If I could take what I've learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine was worthwhile. I'm…
A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession. Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a fl…
CultureShock! Philippines is a survival guide for anyone living, working or wanting to discover life in the Philippines. Settling into a foreign land is never easy, but with this book you will learn to understand the importance of “amor-propio&rdquo…
A possible life-saving reference to keep around the house or in the car, DK's First Aid Manual looks at more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and shows exactly what to do with step-by-step p…
Notes is the book that established Baldwin’s voice as a social critic, and it remains one of his most admired works. The essays collected here create a cohesive sketch of black America and reveal an intimate portrait of Baldwin’s own search fo…
"Thirty-two-year-old Julia Immonen and four other women take on a challenge completed by fewer people than have climbed Mount Everest or gone into space : row three thousand miles, unaided, from the Canary Islands to Barbados. 'Row For Freedom' chronicles…
"It's always about the food." A generous, warm-hearted book, The Feast Goes On features the best-loved and most delicious recipes and stories from the heart and soul of the Jewish community right across Australia. Created by the same six women - the 'sist…
Physics in Minutes covers everything you need to know about physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as mechanics, waves, and particles, to more complex topics, including …
Simply Perfect Party Cakes for Kids is a stunning collection of 12 easy-to-achieve novelty cakes for children from internationally renowned cake decorator Zoe Clark. The easy-to-follow step-by-step photography will show you in detail how to create and bui…
Business plan creation made easy with a step-by-step program For anyone who has to create a business plan, this book will help you write one effectively and successfully. With a combination of practical tried-and-tested advice, and unique interactive exe…
"A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker. Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the …
"Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he'd have. Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Will Boast finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies …
"A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day. Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld…
Everyone knows the benefits of home cooking--tastier, healthier meals and significant savings. But some nights there's just no time to make dinner from scratch, and it can seem as though the only solution is to reach for a takeout menu. Now America's Test…
"Paleo is today's fastest-growing food trend, and while it has many benefits, getting started can be intimidating and confusing. In Part-Time Paleo, nutritionist and New York Times bestselling author Leanne Ely helps remove those obstacles as she teaches …
In YOU CAN, YOU WILL, Joel Osteen shares eight undeniable qualities of winners that can help you to reach your potential and achieve new levels of success in your life. You are created to be a winner. Get these eight principles deep down on the inside and…
"From the New York Times-bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries,…
Take a private collection of antique red-and-white quilts, draft 12 traditional patterns based on those quilts, apply today's quiltmaking techniques and there are a dozen different ways to enjoy this classic combination. Add the quilting of some of today'…
Out of the crucible of medical training, award-winning writer Terrence Holt shapes this stunning account of residency, the years-long ordeal in which doctors are made. "Amid all the mess and squalor of the hospital, with its blind random unraveling of liv…
200 creative and delicious recipes, from main dishes to sweet treats, all made super easy with ready-to-use dough. There’s a simple secret any home baker can tap to enjoy the aroma of fabulous fresh baking in the kitchen without spending a lot of ti…
"The champion of uncelebrated foods including fat, offal, and bones, Jennifer McLagan turns her attention to a fascinating, underappreciated, and trending topic: bitterness. What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common? They'…
The Challenge Before You Is a Bold One: To Accept the Wild, Daring Adventure of Becoming a Man. We want to be self-sufficient. Find our own direction as we pursue our dreams. Know it all and never ask for help. Isn’t this how most guys approach manh…
How to Do What Jesus Did. Do you have problems in life that won't go away? Struggles you can't seem to overcome? It isn't surprising. Like it or not, you are immersed in an invisible war. The problem is, most of us don't know how significantly, or directl…
"Paul Williams is an alcoholic. Tracey Jackson is not. But together, these two close friends have written Gratitude and Trust, a book designed to apply the principles of the recovery movement to the countless people who are not addicts but nevertheless ne…
Understanding the New Testament is a daunting but exciting task. Our world is so different from that of the first century. Yet it is important to understand the context and content of the New Testament if we are to be faithful followers. Now in paper, thi…
"Perfectionists exist in every walk of life. While outwardly they appear to be very accomplished, they are often unhappy and unfulfilled. Perfectionists strive toward unattainable goals, and their behaviors can wreak havoc on both their physical health an…
"Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she d…
From learning to develop a style that appeals to your older colleagues, to discovering the key trends affecting your career, to mastering the classic rules of excellence that never go out of style, Becoming the Boss helps you identify your next profession…
"A compilation of true stories of the supernatural--angels, miracles, and heavenly encounters--written from a Christian perspective"--Provided by publisher.
Are you exhausted? Women today really do feel the weight of the world on their shoulders. Every morning we are greeted with a long list of to-dos: get the kids up and out the door on time, have a meaningful quiet time, put in a full day at the office, spe…
Among the pressing concerns of Americans in the first century of nationhood were day-to-day survival, political harmony, exploration of the continent, foreign policy, and--fixed deeply in the collective consciousness--hell and eternal damnation. The fear …
Maybe you’re troubled by the disconnect between the words you speak and the life you live. Maybe you’d like to see your faith become more active and life-changing in the world around you. Pastor Kerry and Chris Shook felt that way. Even though…
"From an award-winning senior writer at Time, an eye-opening exploration of narcissism, how to recognize it, and how to handle it. The odds are good that you know a narcissist-probably a lot of them. The odds are also good that they are intelligent, confi…
Every church and ministry goes through changes in leadership, and the issue is far bigger than the wave of pastors from the Baby Boomer generation who are moving toward retirement. When a pastor leaves a church, ministries are disrupted and members drift …
In this uplifting book, Holley Gerth invites readers to sit down with her to be filled with the strength, peace, and joy that come from God's promises to us. Each of the 52 devotions based on the Psalms will help weary women remember that God is good and …
Find a fuller, richer life by letting God direct your destiny. The story of Ruth is a journey of transformation. By allowing God to transform her circumstances, Ruth went from a widow who would be excluded from society to a wife with a secure and protect…
"Stories centuries in the making, and many centuries worth of stories, are an integral part of modern society. Whether modern or ancient, every culture has its myths. Mythology forms our understanding of our origin, history, and traditions. They tell of o…
"The notions that passion always peters out, that there's a "seven-year itch," and that honeymoons are over once reality sets in are cliches with truth to them. But that doesn't mean that long-term love is impossible. As veteran couples therapist Linda Ca…
If the world of the paranormal were a house, Stalking Shadows would be its wicked basement. And like a basement full of sinister energy, this collection of true stories is powerful enough to snuff out your flashlight, leaving you trembling in the darkness…
"Everyone thrives on love, comfort, and the safety of family, friends, and community. But if you are denied these basic comforts early in life, whether through a lack of physical affection or emotional bonding, you may develop intense fears of abandonmen…
"The international bestseller that will help you transform your personal and professional life by changing the way you think.Today, the pressure to achieve is intense. To be at our best, we need our minds working at peak potential. But unless you train it…
The controversial Bible scholar and author of The Evolution of Adam recounts his transformative spiritual journey in which he discovered a new, more honest way to love and appreciate God’s Word. Trained as an evangelical Bible scholar, Peter Enns l…
Does it ever seem that a lot of the people you work with are, well, jerks? This book is about how not to let work turn you into one of them. Apply the simple Buddhist teachings and practices Lodro Rinzler provides here to whatever you do for a living, and…
When you passionately read the Bible and pursue God's Word, you uncover the truths, encouragements, and exciting revelations God has for your heart. Join loved teacher and bestselling author Karol Ladd as she shares fresh ways to embrace Scripture and its…
Witches and demons, ghosts and vampires, aliens and voodoo spirits… from spooky to chilling to downright weird, signs of the supernatural have terrified -- and fascinated -- people for centuries. Dare to discover some of the world’s most puzz…
Give your life away and discover God’s unique purpose for you. As a first grader living deep in the Liberian jungle, Palmer Chinchen watched a young African girl quietly pull the shoes off her feet—her only shoes, her only protection from the …
In choosing his name, Pope Francis was indicating an agenda, a vision, and a sense of mission. Saint Francis, the most universally beloved saint, reformed the church by imitating Christ—in simplicity, poverty, and love for those on the margins. The …
"We think we know everything about our smartphones. We use them constantly. We depend on them for every conceivable purpose. We are familiar with every inch of their compact frames. But there is more to the smartphone than meets the eye. How have smartpho…
In Carbon Shock, veteran journalist Mark Schapiro takes readers on a journey into a world where the same chaotic forces reshaping our natural world are also transforming the economy, playing havoc with corporate calculations, shifting economic and politic…
Once a Hussar is a vivid account of the wartime experiences of Ray Ellis, a gunner who in later life recorded this well-written, candid, and perceptive memoir of the conflict he knew as a young man seventy years ago. As an impressionable teenager, filled …
When “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the official U.S. policy on gays serving in the military, was repealed in September 2011, soldier Stephen Snyder-Hill (then Captain Hill) was serving in Iraq. Having endured years of this policy, which…
"Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that a…
The gripping story of one American lawyer’s obsessive crusade—waged at any cost—against Big Oil on behalf of the poor farmers and indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest. Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard edu…
"Being inspired to act can take many forms. For some it's taking a weekend to volunteer, but for Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing education and opportunity for women…
"A brilliant young scholar's history of 175 years of teaching in America shows that teachers have always borne the brunt of shifting, often impossible expectations. In other nations, public schools are one thread in a quilt that includes free universal ch…
"Jack Welch's Straight from the Gut was once the essential primer for managers, but today's leaders need a new playbook. In HOW GOOGLE WORKS, Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg distill their decades of working in the high-tech industry into a practical a…
When Mastin Kipp found himself at rock bottom—addicted to drugs and parties, living in his ex-girlfriend's parents' tiny pool house, jobless, and with nowhere to go—he looked to the divine for help. What he found took him in an entirely new di…
"Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness--simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology--becomes part of our daily lives. Meet Bina48, the world's most sentient robot, commissio…
The budget battles of recent years have amplified the warnings of demographic doomsayers who predicted that a wave of baby boomers would bleed America dry, bankrupting Social Security and Medicare as they faded into an impoverished old age. On the contrar…
Announcing a completely revised and updated second edition of The Recovery Book, the bible of addiction recovery. Written for the 23 million Americans struggling with alcohol and drugs, it is “a clear, accurate, and comprehensive resource—for …
How to Raise Empowered Girls in a Princess World: It's no secret that little girls love princesses. Behind the twirly dresses and glittery crowns, however, sits a powerful marketing machine, encouraging obsessive consumerism and delivering negative stereo…
"The years since the Great Crisis of 2008 have seen slow growth, high unemployment, falling home values, chronic deficits, a deepening disaster in Europe--and a stale argument between two false solutions, "austerity" on one side and "stimulus" on the othe…
"Why is surgery so expensive? Surgeon Paul A. Ruggieri reveals little-known truths about his profession-and the hidden flaws of our healthcare system-in this compelling and troubling account of real patients, real doctors, and how money influences medical…
"In the spirit of "Waiting for Superman," a respected educator --whose advice has been solicited from the likes of Hillary Clinton, Cory Booker, and beyond-- presents a plan for educating the country's most educationally endangered group -- young men of c…
Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion. Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand,…
"On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university's main campus in State College. For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though d…
Kaplan’s ASVAB 2015 Strategies, Practice, and Review with 4 Practice Tests is a print + online study system that prepares you to succeed on the ASVAB and AFQT, including Word Knowledge, Arithmetic Reasoning, General Science, Mechanical Comprehension…
Every member of a family plays a vital role in the health and happiness of the household. Everyone is important, deserves to be treated with love and respect, and needs to know that when they make mistakes they will still be loved unconditionally. And whe…
The New York Times Bestseller—“Superb... Lash has reached the highest level of the biographer’s art.” —Wall Street Journal. Award-winning writer Joseph P. Lash picks up where Eleanor and Franklin ended, tracing Mrs. Roosevelt…
"A total re-assessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann that reveals his activities and notoriety amongst a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich, and permanently undermines Hannah Arendt's often-cited notion of the …
Morten Storm was an unlikely Jihadi. A six-foot-one red-haired Dane, Storm spent his teens in and out of trouble. A book about the Prophet Mohammed prompted his conversion to Islam, and Storm sought purpose in a community of believers. He attended a milit…
Simple garments and accessories for everyday life. Knitters love lace and want to add it to their wardrobe in pretty yet non-fussy ways. In this collection of 18 garments and accessories, using lace motifs for edging is only the beginning. Author Heather …
"Nicky Hilton, the heiress without a stylist, shows readers how to develop and tailor their seasonal wardrobe around 3 activities, 6 staples, and 5 go-to accessories--her personal formula for creating signature style and 365 days of fabulous fashion"--Pro…
The perfect guide for beginners! Sara Delaney shows you her techniques for working a basic chain and creating single and double chain stitches. You'll learn about changing colors, joining, fastening off, reading crochet patterns, and working with differen…
"With candid, witty, and compelling experiences of yoga from renowned memoirists, including Cheryl Strayed (author of the number-one New York Times bestseller Wild), Claire Dederer (author of national bestseller Poser: My Life in 23 Yoga Poses), Dinty W. …
"A progressive, effective, and responsible approach to sex education for parents and teens that challenges traditional teaching models and instead embraces 21st century realities by promoting healthy sexuality, values, and body image in young people.Sex e…
William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. There’s one small obstacle though: he doesn’t speak la langue française. In Flirting with French, Alexander sets out to conquer the language he loves. But will it love…
A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to …
New Orleans is an incredible, vibrant, bursting at the seams, melting pot of a city. Whether travelers are visiting for the music or food, to get to the know people or party all night long, or all of the above, Fodor's New Orleans 2015 is the guidebook th…
With insightful writing, up-to-date reviews of major attractions, and a lot of local knowledge, The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas by Bob Sehlinger has it all. Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such dive…
As part of the America’s Haunted Road Trip series, Ghosthunting Oregon takes readers along on a guided tour of some of the Beaver State’s most haunted historic locations. Local author Donna Stewart researched each location thoroughly before vi…
Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O’Reilly, anchor of The O’Reilly Facto…
"In the summer of 1959, most of the town of Braddock, Pennsylvania---along with half a million steel workers around the country---went on strike in the longest labor stoppage in American history. With no paychecks coming in, the families of Braddock looke…
Score higher on the GED with this easy-to-use guide Having undergone an extensive update in 2014, the current GED test covers a lot of ground. In today's job environment, earning a GED can give you an edge against the competition, whether it's to get a ne…
The Great American Recession resulted in the loss of eight million jobs between 2007 and 2009. More than four million homes were lost to foreclosures. Is it a coincidence that the United States witnessed a dramatic rise in household debt in the years befo…
Master musical skills quickly and easily! From classical music to new age, hard rock, and pop, music has always played an important role in everyday life. Whether you're an intermediate musician or an aspiring music major, The Everything Essential Music …
"A presidential speechwriter for Bill Clinton explores the hidden power of analogy to fuel thought, connect ideas, spark innovation, and shape outcomes From the meatpacking plants that inspired Henry Ford's first moving assembly line to the "domino theor…
Now with helpful audio examples available online, Idiot's Guides: Singing, Second Edition, is a fast-track approach to improving vocal technique, including solo, ensemble, and sight singing. Filled with illustrations and exercises, this book covers differ…
Celebrate a merry Christmas in an artfully decorated home! Crafters will feel the joy as they make 30 elegant yet incredibly easy projects out of the most affordable and accessible materials. Deck the halls with a lacy air-dried clay wreath, a stamped mus…
Learning to knit is fun and easy with Leslie Ann Bestor as your teacher. Her simple, fully illustrated instructions lead you step by step through the basics of knitting, from choosing the right needles and yarn to reading a knitting pattern, casting on, e…
Make your own affordable, delicious, and allergy-free staples, snacks, and meals! After the cupboards are cleared of problem foods, most people coping with new food allergies (their own or their kids’) are missing staples they have relied on for ye…
Now consider what Scout has to say about whatever concerns you. Scout, a rescued pit bull, has an uncanny ability to balance anything on his head. Whether it’s a sombrero or a single strawberry or a baseball, this patient pooch knows not to get over…
Just like the meteor that likely precipitated the end of the dinosaurs, social media is having a monumental impact on the world's economy; a change so dramatic that it has created a new business era. Welcome... to the Social Age. What does the Social Age…
With a much-needed sense of levity, Daju Suzanne Friedman teaches the art of keeping one’s body, mind, and spirit together while living with cancer. "Layman Wang once asked his attendant,'What would you do if a dragon suddenly arrived here?' His att…
The highly acclaimed comprehensive guide to getting your child through the formative pre-teen, teen, and college years drug-free—now completely revised and updated. Nearly every child will be offered drugs or alcohol before graduating high school, a…
"The inspiring memoir of a young woman who is slowly losing her sight and hearing yet continues to live each day with grace and purpose. Thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Alexander is a psychotherapist, a spin instructor, a volunteer, and an athlete. She is al…
"Our species' pervasive presence on the planet is the combined result of two powerful forces: earth's rich natural endowments and humanity's ability to manipulate nature. From our ability to control fire to our expertise in breeding palatable plants, from…
"As the population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the United States increases to record proportions after near-extinction during the Holocaust, award-winning New York Times journalist and author Joseph Berger takes us inside the notoriously insular world of th…
We’re not supposed to trust others. Look at the headlines. Read the blogs. Study the survey data. It seems that everyone is wary, that everyone is just looking out for themselves. But a sense of social trust and togetherness can be restored. In The…
"A breathtaking new collection from one of today's boldest and most adventurous poets; Colloquial and incantatory, the poems in Patricia Lockwood's second collection address the most urgent questions of our time, like: what if a deer did porn? Is America…
Football teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for athletic beauty and physical excellence. But football damages young bodies and minds, sometimes permanently. Football inspires confidence…
"A moving, innovative play based on one of the greatest correspondences in literary history From 1947 to 1977, Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop exchanged more than four hundred letters. Cataloging the composition of their poems, their travel and daily …
Everything any fan needs to know. Club Soccer 101 is the essential guide to 101 of the most storied soccer clubs in the world. The book covers the history of European powerhouses like Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester Uni…
A collection of 27 magical projects. From the editors of the popular magazine Jane Austen Knits comes an enchanting collection that will take readers deep into the realm of wizards, witches, and magical creatures. Enter a world filled with beguiling but c…
"A collection of essays on everything from handbags to John Updike, lip gloss to Michael Jackson, and everything in between"--Provided by publisher.
From its beginnings in Twilight fan-fiction to its record-breaking sales as an e-book and paperback, the story of the erotic romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey and its two sequels is both unusual and fascinating. Having sold over seventy million copies wo…
This insider’s account of the greatest winning streak in sports history brings to life the tragedies, triumphs, and unforgettable characters that inspired the major motion picture. Neil Hayes takes readers behind the scenes at De La Salle High Schoo…
"A hilarious, poignant memoir from comedian Todd Glass about his decision at age forty-eight to finally live openly as a gay man--and the reactions and support from his comedy pals, from Louis CK to Sarah Silverman. Growing up in a Philadelphia suburb in…
Created in close collaboration with The LEGO Group and Adam Reed Tucker, LEGO® Architecture visionary, LEGO Architecture: The Visual Guide takes a deep look at the artists, builders, and inspiration behind the LEGO Architecture series. Beautifully ill…
"From a simple, brilliant premise--to create comics from the weirdest and funniest tweets around--artist Mike Rosenthal (@VectorBelly) has crafted a hilariously surreal world that has attracted over a million followers to his blog Twitter: The Comic. Each…
From an award-winning writer, journalist, and college football expert: an entertaining cultural history that highlights the key moments, games, personalities, and scandals of the popular and controversial American pastime. Every Saturday in the fall, coun…
Enjoy producing better oil paintings, and getting professional-looking results by studying the methods of today's great masters. Kevin Macpherson, Laurie Kersey, Richard McKinley, Camille Przewodek, Phil Starke, George Gallo, Marc Hanson, Susan Lyon, Jeff…
The definitive New York Times bestselling guide to the movies. Now that Netflix and Hulu can deliver thousands of movies at the touch of a button, the only question is: What should I watch? For decades, Leonard Maltin has been America’s most trusted…
Washi tape has become the obsession of crafters, scrapbookers, and package fanatics, and now they'll know just how many ways to use it! This inspiring craft book presents 35 delightfully unique and sophisticated projects for decorating the home, accessori…
Unleash your inner girl power and take control of food so it doesn't control you! Sugar Savvy is a fun and empowering 6-week program for getting your weight down and energy UP. Health and wellness pioneer Kathie Dolgin (aka High Voltage) shows you how to …
"The coming-of-age experience has changed dramatically, with girls maturing sooner than ever. But what happens when a girl has the body of a 13-year-old and the brain of an 8-year-old? Contrary to popular wisdom, early puberty is not merely a reflection o…
Acclaimed and bestselling vegan author, cook, and creator of VegKitchen.com, Nava Atlas, delivers a beautiful must-have guide to transform your plate, your kitchen and your life with the best nature has to offer, including 125 delicious and versatile plan…
"From the founder of YogaFit&trade, one of the world's leading mind-body education and yoga training organizations, comes a revolutionary approach to weight loss and wellness. Forget diets and guilt and judgments! Achieve your optimal weight by devel…
"As the oldest daughter of Joel Fuhrman, MD, bestselling author of Eat to Live and Super Immunity, Talia Fuhrman knows that the true meaning of health and wellness comes not only from delicious, nutrientrich foods, but also from the power of positive ener…
At some point today you will have to influence or persuade someone - your boss, a co-worker, a customer, client, spouse, your kids, or even your friends. What is the smallest change you can make to your request, proposal or situation that will lead to the…
In this simple, beautifully written book Rowan Williams explores four essential components of the Christian life: baptism, Bible, Eucharist, and prayer. Despite huge differences in Christian thinking and practice both today and in past centuries, he says,…
Band of Giants brings to life the founders who fought for our independence in the Revolutionary War. Jefferson, Adams, and Franklin are known to all; men like Morgan, Greene, and Wayne are less familiar. Yet the dreams of the politicians and theorists onl…
Discover 12 fast-and-fun baby quilts. Learn techniques such as plush appliqué, curved seams, and monogrammed lettering. Showcase fabrics from traditional to modern in irresistible designs.
Take the plunge with charming undersea crocheted creatures that double as tub-friendly toys! Megan Kreiner, author of the popular Crochet a Zoo, presents adorable new patterns for bathtime fun. Stitch clever gifts that are sure to make a splash: seahorses…
New to social media? This easy-to-use guide will get you started in no time! Social media is a ton of fun, and this updated guide makes it easy to set up a Facebook or Twitter account to catch up with old friends, communicate with your family, and enjoy y…
"The microbiome is about to be the hottest thing in health. New research, for example, shows that lean people have different gut bacteria than heavier people. The Swift Diet will be the first to show women how they can tap into that research to lose weig…
"No piece of exercise equipment is more convenient, reliable, versatile, and effective at building lean muscle and boosting postworkout metabolic rate than the venerable dumbbell and its cousins, the kettlebell and sandbag. Together, these tools will resh…
"If you suffer from anxiety, panic, and worry, you are by no means alone. In fact, anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States. But if you've tried traditional treatment without success, you may be ready for a new approach. In Mind…
"In over 200 recipes, Jessica Fisher shows budget-conscious cooks how they can eat remarkably well without breaking the bank. Good Cheap Eats serves up 70 three-course dinners--main course, side, and dessert--all for less than ten dollars for a family of …
The once-lowly and maligned pressure cooker is making a comeback. This relic of your grandparents' kitchen is not only improved and safer these days, but also saves time, creates more flavor, and conserves energy. Laura Pazzaglia wasn't thinking of all th…
"Forget the fad diets--this program integrates mindfulness, eating with intention, and interval-based movement to help you live an inspired, healthier, and longer life. In Think Eat Move Thrive, Dr. James Rouse and Dr. Debra Rouse offer a simple piece of …
"Pat LaFrieda, the third generation butcher and owner of America's premier meatpacking business, presents the ultimate book of everything meat. With more than 75 mouthwatering recipes for beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry, this magnificent cookbook is a…
From one of the most trusted names in field guides comes a new and lavishly illustrated guide to identifying North America's most common birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, plus fish and other aquatic creatures. Broad in scope and clearly o…
Discover your hidden brainpower with this newly expanded guide to the simple but powerful technique that unlocks potential in all areas of your life. Former banker and CEO Bill Donius drove his bank’s eightfold growth over twelve years. And the surp…
Acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander offers a fresh and cogent analysis of Stonewall Jackson’s military genius and reveals how the Civil War might have ended differently if Jackson’s strategies had been adopted. The Civil War of 1861&n…
"The extraordinary love story of an American blueblood and a German aristocrat--and a riveting tale of survival in wartime Germany. Sigrid MacRae never knew her father, until a trove of letters revealed not only him, but also the singular story of her par…
"Worn down by years of war and hardship, girls like Sylvia, Margaret, and Gwendolyn were thrilled when American GI's arrived in Britain with their exotic accents, handsome uniforms and aura of Hollywood glamor. Others, like Rae, who distrusted the Yanks, …
In Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they conduct special operations in an effort to break the T…
"From modern spins on classics, like Schnitzel Noodle Stir Fry and Matza Granola, to make-ahead meals, like Passover Beef Lasagna, to sophisticated dishes, like Veal Chops with Mushroom Sauce, this cookbook covers it all. Suited both for home chefs lookin…
The powerful, heartbreaking, yet hopeful, story of Steve McGarva’s heroic crusade to save the satos, or stray dogs of Puerto Rico, and an impassioned appeal to help all animals in need. Looking for inspiration and adventure in their lives, Steve Mc…
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