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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).

A collection of essays explores empathy, using topics ranging from street violence and incarceration to reality television and literary sentimentality to ask questions about people's understanding of and relationships with others.
You know Judy Greer, right? Maybe from The Wedding Planner, 13 Going on 30, Carrie, Arrested Development, or The Descendants. Yes, you totally recognize her. And, odds are, you already feel like she’s your friend. In her first book of essays, I Don&…
Following the success of Lean In and Why Women Should Rule the World, the authors of the bestselling Womenomics provide an informative and practical guide to understanding the importance of confidence—and learning how to achieve it—for women o…
Here is a book to enhance our appreciation of the small citizens of the world and to introduce us to the neighbors we never knew we had, from spotted salamanders to meadow voles, from snowy tree crickets to ambrosia beetles, all living within steps of you…
This text teaches readers how to locate library resources to bring their creative ideas to fruition. The author shares her hunting and gathering tips with creatives of all types, informing on how to access inspiring resources online and in person, such as…
"Bringing together authentic recipes from Italy, Greece, Provence, northern Africa, and the Middle East, DK's Mediterranean Cookbook gives cooks the necessary tools to recreate the flavors of the Mediterranean in their own homes. Fresh, healthy, and easy …
An irreverent cookbook filled with inventive recipes for baking that deliver a punch. Libbie Summers is not your run-of-the-mill cook. Growing up, she was the kind of child who dunked her potato chips into chocolate syrup to see if it might taste good (it…
Make Your Yard a Home for Creatures Great and Small! Imagine filling your backyard with birds, bees, butterflies, chipmunks, deer, toads and more. That's all possible with the beautiful, yet practical, projects in this book. Birdhouses & More offers …
"Matt Taibbi's genius is in untangling complex stories and making us care about them by providing striking moral clarity and a genuine sense of outrage. He has become among the most read journalists in America, leading the dialogue with epic Rolling Stone…
Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that, post–financial crisis, the markets have become not more free but less, and more controlled by the b…
Successful gluten free recipes require more than just new ingredients. The cooks at America's Test Kitchen tried thousands of recipes (most were pretty awful) to figure out the secrets to making favorite foods without gluten. This landmark book tells wha…
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: France will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations, and detailed street-by-street maps of the major cities and towns, this fully updated guidebook will help yo…
Over the course of the past few decades, Allen West has had many titles bestowed on him, among them Lt. Colonel, U.S. Representative, “Dad,” and Scourge of the Far Left. He rose from humble beginnings in Atlanta where his father instilled in h…
"Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME From GQ's "Nerd of the Year" to one of Time's most influential people in the…
In the tradition of Blow and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, The Last Pirate is a vivid, haunting and often hilarious memoir recounting the life of Big Tony, a family man who joined the biggest pot ring of the Reagan era and exploded his life in the …
Graduation is a time of tough questions whose answers we don’t—and sometimes can’t—know the day we receive our diploma. Determined to power through the uncertainty of post-gradua­tion, bestselling author Katherine Schwarzenegge…
Lucky Peach is a quarterly journal of food and writing. Each issue focuses on a single theme, and explores that theme through essays, art, photography, and recipes. Less summary than survey, the street food issue takes to the world’s streets like a …
"Whether you have kids or are a kid at heart, you'll love making the fun and kid-stylish projects featured in Crocheting Clothes Kids Love. This easy-to-use book features twenty-eight designs for garments and accessories for school-age kids.. Projects inc…
General garden-building skills (from "Do I need to dig?" to "Where do I dig?") and specific techniques (from "How do I plant a seed?" to "How much should I water?") are presented in growing-season order -- from garden planning and planting to growing and …
Terms and phrases lifted from the works of Shakespeare and displayed on pages split into three to allow users to create multi-word combinations that approximate Shakespearean insults.
"Over the past 180 years scientists have sifted through evidence that at least twenty-seven human species have evolved on planet Earth. And as you may have noticed, twenty-six of them are no longer with us, done in by their environment, predators, disease…
From the publisher. Henry David Thoreau has long been an intellectual icon and folk hero. In this strikingly original profile, Michael Sims reveals how the bookish, quirky young man who kept quitting jobs evolved into the patron saint of environmentalism …
Presents art lessons for art projects of varying styles including drawing, printmaking, and mixed media.
ROB LOWE IS BACK WITH STORIES HE ONLY TELLS HIS BEST FRIENDS. When Rob Lowe’s first book was published in 2011, he received the kind of rapturous reviews that writers dream of and rocketed to the top of the bestseller list. Now, in Love Life, he exp…
For the past forty years, Jim Stump could be found sitting in a café on the Stanford University campus chatting with some of the most talented athletes in the world, walking with them, getting to know them, sharing his life with them, and loving th…
Martin introduces readers to the world of ichnology, the study of traces and trace fossils -- such as tracks, trails, burrows, nests, toothmarks, and other vestiges of behavior -- and how through these remarkable clues, help scientists explore and intuit …
With her brassy voice and bold performances making the world finally pay attention, she needs no introduction. Grammy award–winning singer, Academy Award–nominee, Broadway star of her critically acclaimed one-woman show and beloved actress in …
Describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the horse, this book by an experienced veterinarian identifies widely-used incorrect training methods—especially in dressage—that can undermine a horse's health and well-being. Starting with the q…
Describes how Sheila Davalloo, bitter after Nelson Sessler, a colleague, broke off their affair, murdered his new girlfriend, Anna Lisa Raymundo, and went on to attack her own husband.
"Learn to: grasp and apply the fundamentals of investment banking; understand post-financial crisis changes; score higher in your investment banking course"--Cover.
A guide to stunning your interviewer with perfect answers to stumping questions In today's competitive job market, a stellar interview lends you an edge over the competition, which can make or break your chances at a new career. Answering Tough Interview …
A program for making the most out of the present and future.
When Jeff Bauman woke up on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in the Boston Medical Center, groggy from a series of lifesaving surgeries and missing his legs, the first thing he did was try to speak. When he realized he couldn't, he asked for a pad and paper and …
The Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author of Let’s Take the Long Way Home now gives us a stunning, exquisitely written memoir about a dramatic turning point in her life, which unexpectedly opened up a world of understanding, po…
"In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence and set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a cataclysmic series of uncanny-or as she later learned to cal…
Defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “a genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology”, Steampunk has taken the world by storm, rapidly moving from literature into movies, games and fas…
Rare Birds of North America is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the vagrant birds that occur throughout the United States and Canada. Featuring 275 stunning color plates, this book covers 262 species originating from three very different regio…
From the beloved author of Four Paws from Heaven (nearly 125,000 copies sold) comes a new devotional for everyone who's ever loved a dog. This collection of short devotions features inspirational stories of rescue dogs, therapy dogs, and dogs that help th…
There is no avoiding the pollutants and dangerous chemicals in the modern world. But the revolutionary program in this book offers a highly effective way to fight back. Unleashing the nutritional healing of super-foods, it provides you with an unbeatable …
Whether you're looking for the the loveliest parks and beaches on Lake Michigan, the liveliest jazz and blues joints, or hottest restaurants, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Chicago will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. The f…
Mend & Make Fabulous offers a detailed or consolidated resource on all the mending techniques you need in order to work with all types of clothing mishaps.
Packed with nourishing recipes, this title offers easy ways to get wholesome foods on the table any time of day. Home cooks will learn how to craft meals based on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes. Visual galleries of the key ingredients expla…
Step-by-step instructions, materials list and clear illustrations take the worry out of construction. And if you need a little extra help, we've included a special section detailing basic woodworking techniques.
Provides strategies for controlling obnoxious behavior in children, encouraging more positive behavior, and strengthening bonds within the family.
Compact and portable, this book is an indispensable beginners pocket guide to identifying the 150 most common North American rocks and minerals.
Common Core Mathematics is the most comprehensive Common Core State Standards-based mathematics curriculum available today. The modules are sequenced and paced to support the teaching of mathematics as an unfolding story that follows the logic of mathema…
Do you yearn for a closer walk with God? For a greater understanding of what it means to let Him live through you? For the marks of His presence in your life? Author Elizabeth George gives practical help for how you can do that in this study of the fruit …
A motivational author defines and explains how to apply simple but vital habits that will help change your personal, professional and financial outlook including recognizing reality, living in the present and how to make things happen.
Textile artists eager to expand their repertoire into two- and three-dimensional work will find this an essential and inspiring reference. With lavish illustrations, Stitch and Structure covers the entire process, from designing through construction to em…
Almonds are everywhere, and with good reason! Full of vitamin E, magnesium, protein, fiber, calcium, and more, this superfood delivers lots of health benefits in a delicious little package. When almonds are made into grain-free flour, non-dairy milk, and …
Many analysts are too concerned with tools and techniques for cleansing, modeling, and visualizing datasets and not concerned enough with asking the right questions. In this practical guide, data strategy consultant Max Shron shows you how to put the why …
Discusses the private life and public career of the fifth president of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.
Horticultural expert Vincent Simeone helps you plan your green garden in this practical, holistic guide. With detailed, strategic timelines for both short-term and long-term gardening techniques, Grow More with Less lets you put your best foot forward in …
"Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journa…
"A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and E…
Beloved À la Mère de Famille confectioneries are a venerable Parisian institution. This, their first cookbook after more than 250 years in business, is as tempting and gorgeous as the shop's bewitching displays. With the edges of the book dy…
"Author and California native Joni Marie Newman will treat you to more than 100 innovative recipes, all featuring whole foods ingredients that can be found at almost any grocery store or farmer's market--no store-bought faux meats, mayos, cheeses, or the …
Compassionate and comprehensive, Dr. Francis Mondimore's pathbreaking guide has helped thousands of people and their loved ones cope with bipolar disorder. Now in its third edition, Bipolar Disorder has been thoroughly updated with new information about t…
Want to build apps for Android devices? This book is the perfect way to master the fundamentals. Written by experts who have taught this mobile platform to hundreds of developers in large organizations and startups alike, this gentle introduction shows ex…
For anyone who has ever gazed longingly at a set of artist's paints and brushes in a store and wished that they knew where to begin, this is the book for them. This companion to Barron's Just Draw It! relies on the belief that anyone can paint, and encour…
Explains how to select a banjo, understand chords, explore different playing styles, incorporate slides and pull-offs, and tune and maintain the instrument.
The next installment in the bestselling “Selby” series, Fashionable Selby explores the kaleidoscopic world of fashion, featuring profiles of today’s most interesting designers, stylists, haberdashers, models, shoemakers, and more. The su…
New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesus’s divinity became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church. The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. But th…
In this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews—Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient triba…
It's so simple! get crafting and create your very own adorable needle-felt zoo. Cute kittens, delightful dachshunds, fabulous foxes, and lovely lions are easy and fun to make when you know how to needle-felt. Needle-felting is a great craft for beginners …
"Can working parents in America--or anywhere--ever find true leisure time? According to the Leisure Studies Department at the University of Iowa, true leisure is "that place in which we realize our humanity." If that's true, argues Brigid Schulte, then w…
Just ten minutes a day, three times a week, can change your health for life. Hailed as “a health revolution” by the New York Times, Michael Mosley’s FastDiet—also known as the 5:2 diet—gave the world a healthy new way to lose…
"In The End of Dieting, Joel Fuhrman M.D., a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live, Super Immunity and The End …
"Jenni Pulos has specialized in a lifetime of disappointments. She's been publicly humiliated, dumped by her spouse on national television, told she'd never make it in Hollywood, encouraged by her family with inspiring questions like, "when are you gettin…
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Hungry Girl cookbooks now delivers the first-ever meal plan based on the concepts that have satisfied millions: The Hungry Girl Diet! Lisa Lillien has taken her famous super-sizing techniques, diet philosoph…
"Veteran war correspondent Ann Scott Tyson first met Special Forces Major James Gant and heard about his battle renown when he was awarded the Silver Star several years ago. Soon after, in October, 2009, Gant rocked the US military establishment with his …
Venice is one of Europe’s leading destinations, a magnet for cultural travellers. This new edition of a key Blue Guides title presents Venice’s splendor and history as well as recommending where to stay and where to eat: crucial advice in a ci…
A bountiful garden is easy to create, and gardeners can save big by choosing plants that grow quickly and spread vigorously.+ This book is filled with a colorful palette of plants that self-sow, spread from their roots, and outlast our seasonal expectatio…
Learn how to build powerful applications for the iPhone and iPad in just 24 sessions of 1 hour each. Master every skill and technology you need, from setting up your iOS development environment to building great user interfaces, sensing motion to writing …
Traditional Nordic patterns have become all the rage, and this fashion-forward collection from designer Eline Oftedal offers a modern spin on four iconic Norwegian patterns: Marius, Voss, Setesdal, and Fana. Twenty contemporary projects range from an iPad…
An authoritative volume on the most innovative new residential design in cities around the globe. This carefully curated book presents twenty-five new and recent spaces for city living. Author Ron Broadhurst has selected projects that represent a set of i…
Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately, there's Schaum's. This all-in-one-package includes more than 350 exercises with answers to sharpen your Italian grammar skills. Plus, you will have access to 2.5 hours of downloadable a…
ough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately, there's Schaum's. This all-in-one-package includes more than 400 exercises with answers to sharpen your German grammar skills. Plus, you will have access to 2.5 hours of downloadable aud…
Presents a guide to the online auction house explaining how to buy and sell online, submit winning bids, and effectively market items for sale.
Make and serve drinks like a pro. This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 5th Edition also provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to kn…
Rustic Chic Wedding is a bride and groom's peek into the vintage-inspired, timeless wedding of their dreams. A little DIY with a whiff of romance and whimsy goes a long way toward wedding-day magic. Choose from any of the three beautiful wedding “th…
From the publisher. Around the globe most people get their calories from "annual" agriculture -- plants that grow fast for one season, produce lots of seeds, then die. Every single human society that has relied on annual crops for staple foods has collaps…
A sweeping account of how 'dog-whistle' racial politics contributed to increasing inequality in America since the 1960s
A take-along guide with step-by-step, illustrated instructions for maintaining and repairing road bikes, including photographs of the latest equipment, tools, and techniques.
"The New Yorker has published over 75,000 cartoons since its founding, and 95% of them were done by only a few hundred cartoonists. For decades now, Mankoff has been at the center of this talented group of artists. He starts his story at age eight, when h…
"The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide co…
The back must slave to feed the belly... In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. Here readers will find all the de…
"From the award-winning expert whose masterful quilting appears on many of Kim Diehl's popular projects, here is your guide to creating beautiful machine-quilting designs. Deborah M. Poole has the motto "You can do it," and in this book she shows you how.…
Whether you're selling on Etsy, in retail, or at a fair, your crafts deserve a package that's as appealing as they are. This inspirational guide shows crafters how to get that professional edge—and turn one-time buyers into loyal customers. It discu…
The DIY craze has moved beyond the craft room and into the garden! Relying on easy-to-find, inexpensive, and repurposed materials, Handmade for the Garden is a treasure trove of original projects that not only make planting and growing efficient and succe…
The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years o…
A "font" of information on lettering styles! The Art of Whimsical Lettering is an artful instruction book on creating stylized fonts and expressive artwork with personal handwriting skills. Author Joanne Sharpe shows you how to create exuberant and perso…
Valuable advice from an expert in soil science. Intended for both small and medium-size gardens, Improving Your Soil reveals the steps to take to achieve the perfect soil base in which to grow plants. With directions on amending poor soil, modifying medio…
For generations, classic wisdom literature has taught that a healthy perspective can replenish our thirst for a meaningful and rewarding life. From its inception clinical psychology has followed suit, revealing that how we see ourselves and the world is m…
"Three young Americans captured by Iranian forces and held in captivity for two years tell their story. In summer 2009, Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd were hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan when they unknowingly crossed into Iran and were captured b…
A story of mind control, the Apocalypse, and modest attire. Elizabeth Esther grew up in love with Jesus but in fear of daily spankings (to “break her will”). Trained in her family-run church to confess sins real and imagined, she knew her pare…
The only way to be the hands and feet of Jesus is to love him and serve others out of our love for him. But to do that we must first be deeply rooted in our life with God. In Thrive, Mark Hall, lead singer for the popular band Casting Crowns, shows us wha…
In real estate–obsessed New York, no new building has captured the city’s imagination—or as many of its richest residents—as Fifteen Central Park West. In House of Outrageous Fortune, America’s foremost chronicler of the uppe…
Lace knitting gets a fresh update that finally makes the craft accessible to all! From a Triangle Tulip Shawl and Floral Tunic to a Starry Nights Bolero, these stunning projects showcase rich textures and beautiful detail. Working with four basic shapes, …
A fully revised and expanded edition of the most comprehensive vegetarian cookbook ever published, with more than 400,000 copies in print, from America’s leading authority on vegetarian cooking. Originally published in 1997, Deborah Madison’s …
At last, the true story of a crime that shocked the world. New York City, 1964. A young woman is stabbed to death on her front stoop—a murder the New York Times called “a frozen moment of dramatic, disturbing social change.” The victim,…
It is commonly assumed that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into oblivion. Yet, as prominent author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett points out, black holes don't suck. With that simple idea …
In 1975 there were 125 wineries in eastern North America. By 2013 there were more than 2,400. How and why the eastern United States and Canada became a major wine region of the world is the subject of this history. Unlike winemakers in California with its…
"Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas's beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, hon…
"This book from consultant-coach Amanda Owen (author of The Power of Receiving) presents self-improvement strategies for women and a radically different approach to helping them achieve their goals, reduce stress, and create better health and happiness by…
The one guide every true baseball fan will want—the leading annual reference guide to the next generation of rising stars. The Baseball America 2014 Prospect Handbook is the leading annual reference guide to the next generation of rising stars. The …
It may be a wonderful world, but as Dan Riskin (cohost of Discovery Canada’s Daily Planet) explains, it’s also a dangerous, disturbing, and disgusting one. At every turn, it seems, living things are trying to eat us, poison us, use our bodies …
At the start of the seventeenth century, Paris was known for a few monuments, but it had not yet put its brand on urban space. Like many European cities, it was still emerging from its medieval past. But within a century, Paris would be transformed into t…
A decade after the sudden and tragic loss of his father, we witness the unfolding of grief. “In the night I brush / my teeth with a razor,” he tells us, in one of the collection’s piercing two-line poems. Capturing the strange silence of…
"Traditional and contemporary Italian recipes for vegetarian and nearly vegetarian dishes from the author of The Italian Slow Cooker Over the ages, resourceful Italian cooks have devised countless ways to prepare vegetables--all incredibly flavorful and s…
Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee "Tennie" Claflin-the most fascinating and scandalous sisters in American history-were unequaled for their vastly avant-garde crusade for women's fiscal, political, and sexual independence. They escaped a tawdry childhood to…
"In his new role as president and CEO of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint has travelled the country talking to Americans about how to return to our founding principles and restore and protect our economy and culture for future generations. He's realize…
An inside look at who’s watching you, what they know and why it matters. We are being watched. We see online ads from websites we’ve visited, long after we’ve moved on to other interests. Our smartphones and cars transmit our location, e…
If Sharpeis wrote sonnets and Labradors wrote limericks, of what would they muse? Jessica Swaim re-envisions classic literature through a roundup of cultured hounds including Rover Frost, Emily Doginson, and Edgar Allan Pug. Poems range from the savory &l…
Explains what causes memory loss and how readers can reverse the problem and enhance their ability to focus, concentrate, and comprehend.
Despite the success stories publicized by Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers, and others, 90% of all diets end in failure. How can fix the way we lose weight so that we make results last? Weight loss expert Dr. Yoni Freedhoff has uncovered the flawed th…
Kevin Kosbab shows quilters that not only is appliqué fun and easy to do, it can open up a world of design possibilities. The Quilter's Appliqué Workshop teaches you everything you need to know to create appliqué–both as embelli…
Meet Katie - a teenager with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Katie invites readers to learn about OCD from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is, how her obsessions and compulsions affect her daily life, and how people around her can…
How to Care for Aging Parents is an authoritative, clear, and comforting source of advice and support for the ever-growing number of Americans—now 42 million—who care for an elderly parent, relative, or friend. And now, in its third edition, i…
The First World War produced an extraordinary flowering of poetic talent. Its poets mark the conflict in ways that are both intensely personal and as enduring as any monument. Their lines have come to express the feelings of a nation about the horrors and…
"The most innovative leaders in progressive addiction treatment in the US offer a groundbreaking, science-based guide to helping loved ones overcome addiction problems and compulsive behaviors.The New Road to Recovery eschews the theatrics of intervention…
"Searching for the perfect tenant? Get the only book devoted to the most important decision a landlord can make! Landlords face many challenges, but choosing new tenants has the greatest potential to affect your bottom line. Fortunately, Every Landlord's…
Millions of women struggle every day with problems like low energy, unexplained weight gain, and dull moods, yet too often diet, exercise, and pharmaceutical drugs are thought to be the only available options. Hormones—the chemical messengers of the…
Much has been written about the enduring marriage of President John Adams and his wife, Abigail. But few know of the equally strong bond Abigail shared with her sisters, Mary Cranch and Elizabeth Shaw Peabody, accomplished women in their own right. Now ac…
Genealogy Online For Dummies, 7th Edition is the perfect book to help you conduct genealogical research. Updated to cover the latest online tools, this new edition shows you how to leverage social networks and the rapidly increasing number of mobile apps …
"Is science ever enough to explain why we feel the way we feel? In this engaging account, renowned neuroscientist Giovanni Frazzetto blends cutting-edge scientific research with personal stories to reveal how our brains generate our emotions. He demonst…
"The rising percentage of childless women is one of the most overlooked and underappreciated social issues of our time. Never before have more women lived longer before having their first child or remained childless toward the end of their fertility. Near…
Why do some children thrive, and others struggle? The answers may surprise you. New research indicates that the seeds for adult success are actually planted in the toddler years, ages two to five. In How Toddlers Thrive, child psychologist and director of…
Before her untimely death in 2004, Tracy—aka the Baby Whisperer—and her longtime collaborator, journalist Melinda Blau, conceived a fourth book that would apply the commonsense principles of baby whispering to the “whole family.” T…
"Corduroy--it's not just for pants! Celebrate the velvety goodness of corduroy with this collection from popular blogger Stephanie Dunphy. So versatile and easy to use, corduroy is what's hot--and these exciting designs show what to do with it! - Choose f…
Offers explanations of concepts such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents, and covers advanced topics including imaginary numbers, variables, and algebraic equations.
The lotus. The lily. The sunflower. The opium poppy. The rose. The tulip. The orchid. Seven flowers, each with its own story full of surprises and secrets, each affecting the world around us in subtle but powerful ways. But what is the nature of their pow…
First he taught you classical mechanics. Now, physicist Leonard Susskind has teamed up with data engineer Art Friedman to present the theory and associated mathematics of the strange world of quantum mechanics. In this follow-up to The Theoretical Minimum…
"The thrilling--and so wonderfully French--story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official by a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress, an international manhunt, a sensational trial, and an inquiry into the limits of hypnotic power. In Fr…
"Drs. Delmolino and Harris, experienced clinicians and ABA therapists, eliminate the confusion and guesswork by outlining the pivotal steps parents can take now to optimize learning and functioning for children age 5 and younger. Case studies and a review…
Cyclists will never fear the unknown landscape of bicycle repair on the road with this condensed edition of the perennial Rodale favorite, The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance and Repair by Todd Downs. This edition features a compact trim s…
The true story of Eliot Ness, the legendary lawman who led the Untouchables, took on Al Capone, and saved a city’s soul. Eliot Ness is famous for leading the Untouchables against the notorious mobster Al Capone. But it turns out that the legendary P…
In China, university students use the Internet to save the life of an attempted murder victim. In Cuba, authorities unsuccessfully try to silence an online critic by sowing seeds of distrust in her marriage. And in Russia, a lone blogger rises to become o…
Perfect for people who have little space to garden, whether a doorstep, balcony, or part of a wall. Small Space Garden Ideas is full of creative ideas for making use of every growing space available. From windowsills and hanging baskets to rooftop contain…
This comprehensive and up-to-date reference takes a different approach to horse care and management by providing insights into the reasons why horses behave the way they do. Following the author's good counsel here, riders and owners can ensure their hors…
You can find plenty of books about flipping houses that claim "anyone can do it." Flipping Houses For Dummies takes a different approach—honesty. We don't claim that flipping houses is "easy" or "simple" or "risk-free," because, quite frankly, it is…
Popular dating Web sites use innovative profiling to help people find their ideal matches. In Your Perfect Dog, a similar approach is used to help prospective dog owners find the best canine for their homes and lifestyles. After all, a pet is a long-term …
All-natural beauty product recipes for healthy, glowing skin and a happier you! Stimulate your senses with Lemon Poppy Seed Scrub. Rejuvenate your skin with a Glowing Goddess Face and Body Mask. Wash away your worries with a Fizzy Mojito Foot Spa. Filled …
"The companion to the New York Times bestseller The Virgin Diet brings the groundbreaking health and weight loss program into your kitchen. With more than 100 delicious and practical recipes, THE VIRGIN DIET COOKBOOK is designed to show you how to incorp…
Perhaps no other president's name is invoked by politicians as much as Ronald Reagan's. Every election, as presidential hopefuls jockey for the Republican nomination, each one claims to be a "Reagan conservative." But are these candidates truly carrying o…
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New Zealand will lead you straight to the best attractions this country has to offer. This fully updated guide includes illustrated 3-D cutaways and floor plans of must-see sights and street-by-street maps of cities and towns. …
When you choose to live a generous life, you start to change and so does the world around you. Something incredible happens when giving becomes your own idea, not something you do out of duty or obligation. When you move from awareness to action, miracles…
The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results. A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city ha…
Happy Marriage or Happy Children? You don't have to choose. You can have both! If your marriage is suffering because you're too busy with the kids, you're not alone. Many modern couples fall into the same trap. By sacrificing their relationships with the…
It was Memorial Day weekend, the start of the summer season. Thousands headed to Ocean City, Maryland, to enjoy its scenic beaches, lively boardwalk, and trendy nightclubs. Among the bright-spirited vacationers was a couple with a much darker idea of fun.…
"Written for beginners, author Jon Rognerud offers every tip, trick, and secret from keyword research and competitive analysis, to marketing and messaging, content development, link building, and conversions and tracking of search engine positions. Local …
Open up to more satisfaction in your life, from career and relationships to your own self-expression. With Karmic Choices, you'll release the blocks that keep you immobilized and create an exciting and productive life you’ll love. By connecting with…
Illuminate your spirit, bring peace to your soul, and calm your mind with the help of angels. Discover which heavenly being to contact for specific problems, including depression, anxiety, lack of confidence, and money troubles. With the power of angel me…
Join Melanie Marquis as she explores an amazing assortment of magickal techniques gathered from the annals of world folk magick. Discover traditional practices from Zulu herbal medicine to the enchanted ovens of Polynesia; from Germanic fertility dances t…
"In this meditative spiritual memoir, Judith Valente, celebrated PBS religion journalist and celebrated poet, invites readers along on her transformative pilgrimages to Mount St. Scholastica monastery in Atchison, Kansas. The Benedictine sisters who invit…
"Beekman Place, one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan, hasn't always been home to the rich. In the 1930s, when bluebloods like the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers began to build luxury towers, poor European immigrants lived in filthy slums among t…
You're in Control of Your Retirement Future. Inside are twenty major financial decisions that could profoundly impact your lifestyle over the next forty years. For many retirees, these decisions come as a surprise and must be made hastily without proper c…
Belize might just have the greatest variety of flora and fauna of any country of its size in the world. Offshore the Belize Barrier Reef, a great wall of coral, stretches the entire 200-mile-length of the coast. And archaeologists have identified more tha…
"A woman unexpectedly finds her best self through a sleepy bundle handed over at the airport in this heartfelt and surprising memoir. In Make Me a Mother, acclaimed memoirist Susanne Antonetta adopts an infant from Seoul, South Korea. After meeting thei…
"Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts, Dark Invasion is Howard Blum's gritty, high-energy true-life tale of Germ…
From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh... Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly…
More than a bipolar conflict between two Superpowers, the decades-long Cold War had implications for the entire world. In this accessible, comprehensive retelling, Carole K. Fink provides new insights and perspectives on key events with an emphasis on peo…
The news is everywhere. We can’t stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds? We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face every day, writes Alain de Botton (author of the b…
Women of the baby boomer generation know and trust Iris Krasnow as a writer who speaks candidly to the issues that concern them most. In the months following the publication of her most recent book, The Secret Lives of Wives, Krasnow addressed thousands o…
Brian, on his way back to base after mid-tour leave, was wounded by a roadside bomb that sent shrapnel through his brain. Kayla waited anxiously for news and, on returning home, sought out Brian. The two began a tentative romance and later married, but ne…
For gardening aficionados and Francophiles, a love letter to the Versailles Palace and grounds, from the man who knows them best. In Alain Baraton's Versailles, every grove tells a story. As the gardener-in-chief, Baraton lives on its grounds, and since 1…
"Writers flock to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) each November because it provides a procrastination-busting deadline. But only a fraction of the participants meet their goal. Denise Jaden was part of that fraction, writing first drafts of two s…
Justin Hocking lands in New York hopeful but adrift—he's jobless, unexpectedly overwhelmed and disoriented by the city, struggling with anxiety and obsession, and attempting to maintain a faltering long-distance relationship. As a man whose brand of…
The arrival of the Beatles was one of those unforgettable cultural touchstones. Through the voices of those who witnessed it or were swept up in it indirectly, The Beatles Are Here! explores the emotional impact—some might call it hysteria—of …
Modern quilting allows artists the freedom to play with traditions and take liberties with fabrics, patterns, colors, stitching, and the ways in which they all connect. In Quilting with a Modern Slant, Rachel May introduces you to more than 70 modern quil…
In this fun, hip, easy-to-follow guide, Project Runway contestant Buffi Jashanmal shows you how to design and make your own custom-fitted dresses from start to finish. You’ll learn how to create custom patterns for three basic dress shapes--the shif…
In his sixth collection of poetry, the celebrated poet-physician Rafael Campo examines the primal relationship between language, empathy, and healing. As masterfully crafted as they are viscerally powerful, these poems propose voice itself as a kind of th…
"An updated new edition of the comprehensive guide to reading and understanding financial reportsFinancial reports provide vital information to investors, lenders, and managers. Yet, the financial statements in a financial report seem to be written in a f…
"For readers of Drive, Outliers, and Daring Greatly, a counterintuitive, paradigm-shifting new take on what makes people and companies succeed Most new products fail. So do most small businesses. And most of us, if we are honest, have experienced a majo…
A young food star and new mom, Kelsey is an invaluable friend in the kitchen to everyone settling into their first kitchen of their own. Her recipes, which are broken down into simple steps, teach readers how to cook, highlighting key tools and basic tech…
Out of 238 million American adults, 100 million live in chronic pain. And yet the press has paid more attention to the abuses of pain medications than the astoundingly widespread condition they are intended to treat. Ethically, the failure to manage pain …
""Tell me about yourself." How to decode the hidden meaning behind every interview question and prepare the perfect answer to land the job. What to Say in Every Job Interview reveals how to read between the lines of every question interviewers ask (i.e., …
Throw away the tea cozies, banish any thoughts of gingham: craft just got all grown up. Tired of the clichés often trotted out about craft, Perri Lewis makes it her task to bring the world of making into the 21st century. Here she enlists the help …
From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood. Jaunty illustrations break down each step so stylistas can wrap, loop, and get out the door looking perfectly polished. Teens,…
"An eye-opening and engrossing look at rare moments, why they occur, and how they shape our world In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand unveils his groundbreaking argument that extraordinarily rare events are in fact com…
Crashing the chatterbox = Overpowering lies of insecurity, fear, condemnation, and discouragement with the promises of God. “I used to think that someone who struggled with the kinds of weaknesses I deal with daily was useless to God. I felt so ofte…
Inspired by the timeless quote by the great writer George Eliot, It's Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been is a guidebook to getting the life you've always wanted. Written in best-selling author BJ Gallagher's trademark warm and witty style, this…
What would you do if you finally lost that weight and had energy to burn? How different would your life be if you were completely out of debt and in control of your finances? And what if you could do both at the same time with just a few simple, sustainab…
"Many with full-color maps and photos! Each book includes: *Up-to-date trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues *Detailed trail maps and GPS coordinates *Difficulty ratings and average hiking times *A Trail Finder for best hikes with dogs, wi…
"A layman investor's guide to staying afloat in rough economic waters. The recession has drained off the assets of millions of Americans. Debt, unemployment, and tanking 401(k)s have left people searching for ways to safeguard what they have in uncertain …
"This is the Moneyball of the pharma world, the story of one drug company's quest to transform the pharmaceutical industry and a deeply revealing look into a world where breakneck capitalism meets life-saving medicine.The $325 billion-a-year pharmaceutica…
For decades you’ve been told that addiction is an irreversible disease, a biological force over which you have no control. That defeatist message not only is without scientific foundation; it actually prevents your overcoming addiction. Now, world-r…
"A probing look at one of the most incendiary subjects of our time--the relationship between the United States and Israel There has been more than half a century of raging conflict between Jews and Arabs--a violent, costly struggle that has had catastrop…
"Provides road bike enthusiasts with step-by-step guidance to maintaining and repairing their bikes, combining an easy-to-use format and design with high quality photographs of the latest equipment, tools and techniques"-- Provided by publisher.
Minecraft is WAY more than a game: it's an alternate universe of creation, exhilaration, survival, adventure, passion! Don't enter that universe alone. Take an experienced guide who'll help you constantly... from living through your first night, to hostin…
Comfort food nourishes the soul as well as the body; think chicken noodle soup, pot roast, and apple pie. This enticing food isn’t just for special days—with the expertise of Better Homes and Gardens, comfort food can be enjoyed any day of the…
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