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Day of days / a novel by John Smolens.
"In the spring of 1927, Andrew Kehoe, the treasurer for the school board in Bath, Michigan, spent weeks surreptitiously wiring the public school, as well as his farm, with hundreds of pounds of dynamite. The explosions on May 18, the day before graduation…
The Neil Gaiman reader : selected fiction / foreword by Marlon James
"Spanning Gaiman's career to date, The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction is a ... collection from one of the world's most beloved writers, chosen by those who know his work best: his devoted readers. A ... representation of Gaiman's ... imaginative fic…
Past + present / Sarah Richardson.
"Collected by Sarah Richardson is a series of books that contains an ever-changing mood board of soulful design—from interior and exterior spaces, to products, places, and creative people. Filled with striking photos from Sarah and her team, along with to…
Phoenix extravagant / Yoon Ha Lee.
Gyen Jebi isn’t a fighter or a subversive. They just want to paint. One day they’re jobless and desperate; the next, Jebi finds themself recruited by the Ministry of Armor to paint the mystical sigils that animate the occupying government’s automaton sold…
The spider : inside the criminal web of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell / Barry Levine.
"By now, the basic contours of Jeffrey Epstein’s horrendous crimes—his decades-long serial abuse of young women and underage girls—are familiar. But for all that has been written about Epstein since his shocking death in a lower Manhattan jail cell, an as…
Wicked game : an insider's story on how Trump won, Mueller failed, and America lost / Rick Gates
"No matter which side you happen to be on, there is one truth we all need to grasp: Donald Trump isn't going away, and his actions, his words, and his style of winning will continue to impact this country--and the world--for decades to come, if not longer…
Billion dollar loser : the epic rise and spectacular fall of Adam Neumann and WeWork / Reeves Wiedeman.
The inside story of the rise and fall of WeWork, showing how the excesses of its founder shaped a corporate culture unlike any other. Christened a potential savior of Silicon Valley's startup culture, Adam Neumann was set to take WeWork, his office share …
This will make it taste good : a new path to simple cooking / Vivian Howard ; photographs by Baxter Miller.
"Each chapter of This Will Make It Taste Good is built on a flavor hero—a simple but powerful recipe like her briny green sauce, spiced nuts, fruit preserves, deeply caramelized onions, and spicy pickled tomatoes. Like a belt that lends you a waist when y…
The Kidnapping Club : Wall Street, slavery, and resistance on the eve of the Civil War / Jonathan Daniel Wells.
"In a rapidly changing New York, two forces battled for the city’s soul: the pro-slavery New Yorkers who kept the illegal slave trade alive and well, and the abolitionists fighting for freedom. We often think of slavery as a southern phenomenon, far remo…
Shit, actually : the definitive, 100% objective guide to modern cinema / by Lindy West.
"New York Times opinion writer and bestselling author Lindy West was once the in-house movie critic for Seattle’s alternative newsweekly The Stranger, where she covered film with brutal honesty and giddy irreverence. In Shit, Actually, Lindy returns to th…
Looking back, life was beautiful : a celebration of love from the creators of Drawings for my grandchildren / illustrations by Granpa Chan ; words by Grandma Marina ; translated by Sophie Bowman.
"Like many grandparents wishing to stay close to their grandchildren in a world in which so many families are spread across the globe, Korean grandparents Grandpa Chan and Grandma Marina, decided to learn how to use Instagram as a way to stay connected. W…
Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year : a little book of festive joy / Beth Kempton.
Shares strategies for achieving an authentic, meaningful, and stress-free holiday season, providing holistic guidelines for late November through early January for setting and achieving prioritized, mindful seasonal goals.
Discipline equals freedom [expanded edition] : field manual mk1-mod1 / Jocko Willink.
"Jocko Willink's methods for success were born in the SEAL Teams, where he spent most of his adult life, enlisting after high school and rising through the ranks to become the commander of the most highly decorated special operations unit of the war in Ir…
Reclaiming her time : the power of Maxine Waters / Helena Andrews-Dyer and R. Eric Thomas ; with illustrations by Sabrina Dorsainvil.
"In the tradition of Notorious RBG, a lively, beautifully designed, full-color illustrated celebration of the life, wisdom, wit, legacy, and fearless style of iconic American Congresswoman Maxine Waters. "Let me just say this: I'm a strong black woman, an…
Make me rain : poems & prose / Nikki Giovanni.
The seven-time NAACP Image Award-winning poet unapologetically celebrates her heritage in a deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society and the depths of her own heart.
The world of Critical Role : the history behind the epic fantasy / Liz Marsham & the cast of Critical Role ; photographs by Ray Kachatorian ; illustrations by Oliver Barrett; additional art by Rich Kelly and Francesca Baerald.
"Dive deep into the history of the world’s most popular fantasy RPG livestream with the cast of Critical Role in this definitive guide featuring never-before-seen illustrations and photos. From its unassuming beginnings as a casual home game between frie…
Cary Grant : a brilliant disguise / Scott Eyman.
"Born Archibald Leach in 1904, he came to America as a teenaged acrobat to find fame and fortune, but he was always haunted by his past. His father was a feckless alcoholic, and his mother was committed to an asylum when Archie was eleven years old. He be…
Do you feel like I do? : a memoir / Peter Frampton with Alan Light.
"A revelatory memoir by rock icon and legendary guitarist Peter Frampton"--Provided by publisher.
Nose dive : a field guide to the world's smells / Harold McGee.
"Smell is such a powerful and revealing sense because it detects actual little pieces of things in the world. It gives us direct evidence of what those things are made of-unlike the indirectness of vision or hearing, which register light waves and air mov…
A place for everything : the curious history of alphabetical order / Judith Flanders.
Discusses the history of alphabetization and describes how the concept of alphabetical order was shaped by early adopters, including Samuel Pepys and George Washington.
I marched with Patton : a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals / Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise.
"In December 1944, Frank Sisson deployed to Europe as part of General George S. Patton's famed Third Army. Over hte next six months, as the war in Europe raged, Sisson would participate in many of World War II's most consequential events, from the Battle…
The purpose of power : how we come together when we fall apart / Alicia Garza.
"With the speed and networking capacities of social media, #BlackLivesMatter became the hashtag heard ’round the world. But Garza knew even then that hashtags don’t start movements—people do. Long before #BlackLivesMatter became a rallying cry for this ge…
Ex Libris : 100+ books to read and reread / Michiko Kakutani ; illustrations by Dana Tanamachi.
"In the introduction to her new collection of essays, Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread, Michiko Kakutani writes: 'In a world riven by political and social divisions, literature can connect people across time zones and zip codes, across cultures an…
The best presidential writing : from 1789 to the present / edited by Craig Fehrman.
A wide-ranging treasury of presidential writings is comprised of history-shaping and lesser-known speeches, excerpts, and personal notes, from Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and FDR's "Infamy" speech to JFK's "Profiles in Courage" and Barack Obama's …
150 glimpses of the Beatles / Craig Brown.
Draws on previously unexamined lore and celebrity testimony in a kaleidoscopic group portrait of the Fab Four that reveals lesser-known examples of their indelible and enduring cultural impact.
What becomes a legend most : a biography of Richard Avedon / Philip Gefter.
"In his acclaimed portraits, Richard Avedon captured the iconic figures of the twentieth century in his starkly bold, intimately minimal, and forensic visual style. Concurrently, his work for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue transformed the ideals of women's fas…
Life in the studio : inspiration and lessons on creativity / Frances Palmer ; foreword by Dominique Browning.
"To step into potter Frances Palmer's world is to be surrounded by the trappings of a life that has been intentionally-and painstakingly-built to maximize creativity. A light-filled, airy studio in which to make her pottery, with a corner always at the re…
Instant pot miracle vegetarian cookbook : more than 100 easy meatless meals for your favorite kitchen device / Urvashi Pitre ; photography by Ghazalle Badiozamani.
"Followign a healthy, plant-based diet has never been easier than with an Instant Pot, which slashes cooking times and allows you to simply walk away while the Instant Pot does all the work...In Instant Pot Miracle Vegetarian Cookbook, Pitre show how to m…
A garland of bones / Carolyn Haines.
"Sarah Booth has traded in hosting this Christmas season for a road trip with her besties. Each little Delta town has a special Christmas activity, and Sarah Booth's bff and detective partner, Tinkie, has arranged to rent a limo for the gang and drive to …
The girl in the mirror : a novel / Rose Carlyle.
"Twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris has long been envious of Summer’s seemingly never-ending good fortune, including her perfect husband Adam…
Christmas at the island hotel : a novel / Jenny Colgan.
"On the tiny, beautiful, and remote island of Mure, halfway between Scotland and Norway, a new hotel opening is a big event. New mother Flora MacKenzie and her brother Fintan are working themselves half to death to get it ready in time for Christmas. The …
The silence : a novel / Don DeLillo.
"Five people gathered together in a Manhattan apartment in 2022 react to a mysterious, catastrophic event that severs all of modern life's digital connections in this new novel from the National Book Award-winning author of White Noise"--Provided by publi…
Plain bad heroines : a novel / Emily M. Danforth ; with illustrations by Sara Lautman.
"Our story begins in 1902, at the Brookhants School for Girls. Flo and Clara, two impressionable students, are obsessed with each other and with a daring young writer named Mary MacLane, the author of a scandalous bestselling memoir. To show their devotio…
Silent bite / David Rosenfelt.
"Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, are finding that all is not calm or bright in Silent Bite, the latest Christmas mystery in this heartwarming series from bestselling author David Rosenfelt. Lawyer Andy Carpenter can finally take a breath; h…
Dune : the Duke of Caladan / Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.
To save the Imperium, Duke Leto Atreides, surrounded by conspirators and would-be assassins, puts his life, and the lives of his family, on the line for the sake of duty.
Ring shout : or, Hunting Ku Kluxes in the end times / P. Djèlí Clark.
"In 1915, The Birth of a Nation cast a spell across America, swelling the Klan's ranks and drinking deep from the darkest thoughts of white folk. All across the nation they ride, spreading fear and violence among the vulnerable. They plan to bring hell to…
Attack surface / Cory Doctorow.
Working for a transnational cybersecurity firm while secretly helping high-paying troublemakers evade detection, a counterterrorism hacker is forced to acknowledge the consequences of her actions when one of her hacks puts loved ones in danger.
The last druid / Terry Brooks.
"As the Four Lands reels under the Skaar invasion—spearheaded by a warlike people determined to make this land their own—our heroes must decide what they will risk to save the integrity of their home. Even as one group remains to defend the Four Lands, an…
The bell in the lake : a novel / Lars Mytting ; translated from the Norwegian by Deborah Dawkin.
"As long as people could remember, the stave church’s bells had rung over the isolated village of Butangen, Norway. Cast in memory of conjoined twins, the bells are said to ring on their own in times of danger. In 1879, young pastor Kai Schweigaard moves …
Ice walker : a polar bear's journey through the fragile arctic / James Raffan.
"From the top of the world, Hudson Bay looks like an enormous paw print on the torso of the continent, and through a vast network of lakes and rivers, the water in this bay connects to oceans across the globe. Here, at the heart of everything, walks Nanur…
A good time to be born : how science and public health gave children a future / Perri Klass.
The fight against child mortality that transformed parenting, doctoring, and the way we live. Only one hundred years ago, in even the world’s wealthiest nations, children died in great numbers―of diarrhea, diphtheria, and measles, of scarlet fever and tu…
American crisis : leadership lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic / Andrew Cuomo.
"When COVID-19 besieged the United States, New York State emerged as the global 'ground zero' for a deadly contagion that threatened the lives and livelihoods of millions. Quickly, Governor Andrew Cuomo provided the leadership to address the threat, becom…
A very merry Dunder Mifflin Christmas : celebrating the holidays with The office / Christine Kopaczewski.
"Over the course of seven epic Christmas episodes, The Office delighted audiences everywhere with unconventional, often outragious, and seriously funny stories. In A Very Merry Dunder Mifflin Christmas, revisit some of your favorite Christmas episodes, le…
On borrowed crime / Kate Young.
"Lyla Moody loves her sleepy little town of Sweet Mountain, Georgia. She likes her job as receptionist for her uncle's private investigative firm, her fellow true crime obsessed Jane Doe members are the friends she's always wanted, and her parents just c…
Easy masks to sew : sizes and styles to make for kids and adults / Boutique-Sha.
"Learn how to make fabric face masks with this collection of simple designs that are quick and easy to sew. This book includes three basic styles— classic, pleated, and contoured— allowing you to choose the mask design best suited for your needs and prefe…
October surprise : how the FBI tried to save itself and crashed an election / Devlin Barrett
"In October 2016, every poll gave Hillary Clinton a commanding lead in the upcoming presidential election. Then, a single, unprecedented intervention changed the course of American political history, dooming Clinton's chances and ushering in the era of Do…
The Milk Street cookbook : the definitive guide to the New Home Cooking : with every recipe from every episode of the TV show, 2017 to 2021 / Christopher Kimball with writing and editing by J.M. Hirsch and Michelle Locke ; recipes by Matthew Card, Diane Unger, and the cooks at MIlk Street ; art direction by Jennifer Baldino Cox and Brianna Coleman.
The complete Milk Street TV show cookbook, featuring each dish from every episode and more -- nearly 400 dishes in all, including 65+ new recipes from the 2020-2021 fourth season. Christopher Kimball's James Beard and Emmy Award-winning Milk Street TV sho…
Culture warlords : my journey into the dark web of white supremacy / Talia Lavin.
"Talia Lavin is every skinhead's worst nightmare: a loud and unapologetic Jewish woman, acerbic, smart, and profoundly antiracist, with the investigative chops to expose the tactics and ideologies of online hatemongers. Culture Warlords is the story of ho…
How to write one song / Jeff Tweedy.
"Perfect for gifting during the holidays and beyond, a thoughtful, counterintuitive book about creativity from the celebrated songwriter, leader of the band Wilco, and New York Times bestselling author of Let's Go (So We Can Get Back), inspiring others by…
Milk Street cookish : throw it together / Christopher Kimball ; with writing and editing by J.M. Hirsch and Michelle Locke ; recipes by Matthew Card, Diane Unger and the cooks at Milk Street ; art direction by Jennifer Baldino Cox and Brianna Coleman ; photography by Connie Miller of CB Creatives ; food styling by Christine Tobin.
"In Cookish, Christopher Kimball and his team of cooks and editors harness the most powerful cooking principles from around the world to create 200 of the simplest, most delicious recipes ever created. These recipes, most with six or fewer ingredients (ot…
A world beneath the sands : the golden age of Egyptology / Toby Wilkinson.
"A thrilling history of the West's scramble for the riches of ancient Egypt by the foremost Egyptologist of our time. From the decipherment of hieroglyphics in 1822 to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon a hundred years…
The domestic revolution : how the introduction of coal into Victorian homes changed everything / Ruth Goodman.
""The queen of living history" (Lucy Worsley) returns with an immersive account of how English women sparked a worldwide revolution-from their own kitchens. No single invention epitomizes the Victorian era more than the black cast-iron range. Aware that t…
Science and cooking : physics meets food, from homemade to haute cuisine / Michael Brenner, Pia Sörensen, and David Weitz.
"Based on the popular Harvard University and edX course, Science and Cooking explores the scientific basis of why recipes work. The spectacular culinary creations of modern cuisine are the stuff of countless articles and social media feeds. But to a scien…
Bones : inside and out / Roy A. Meals, MD.
"A lively, illustrated exploration of the 500-million-year history of bone, a touchstone for understanding vertebrate life and human culture. Bone is ubiquitous and versatile, and uniquely repairs itself without scarring. However, we rarely see bone in it…
The girl with the self-esteem issues : a memoir / Rosie Mercado.
"The impossible true story of one woman's fight to see her dreams realized-with advice for all women trying to find independence-from daytime television host and Latina superstar"--Provided by publisher.
We promised you a great main event : an unauthorized WWE history / Bill Hanstock.
"In We Promised You a Great Main Event, longtime sports journalist Bill Hanstock pulls back the curtain to give a smart fan's account of WWE and Vince McMahon's journey to the top"--Provided by publisher.
Prince Philip revealed / Ingrid Seward.
The editor-in-chief of "Majesty" magazine presents a biography of the British consort to discuss his aristocratic childhood in Paris, more than seven-decade marriage to Elizabeth II, and loyal service as a statesman and philanthropist.
City of champions : a history of triumph and defeat in Detroit / Stefan Szymanski and Silke-Maria Weineck.
"A history of Detroit and the central role that sports have played in the city during the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher.
She come by it natural : Dolly Parton and the women who lived her songs / Sarah Smarsh.
Explores how the music of Dolly Parton and other prominent women country artists has both reflected and validated the harsh realities of rural working-class American women.
Meteorite : how stones from outer space made our world / Tim Gregory.
"Meteorites have long been seen as portents of fate and messages from the gods, their fiery remains inspiring worship and giving rise to legends that have persisted for millennia. But beyond the lore, meteorites tell an even greater story: that of our sol…
The queer advantage : conversations with LGBTQ+ leaders on the power of identity / Andrew Gelwicks.
"Collecting incisive, deeply personal conversations with LGBTQ+ trailblazers about how they leveraged the challenges and insights they had as relative outsiders to succeed in the worlds of business, tech, politics, Hollywood, sports and beyond, The Queer …
Wise as fu*k : simple truths to guide you through the sh*tstorms of life / Gary John Bishop.
"In Unfu*k Yourself, Gary John Bishop taught millions of readers how to silence the negative, self-sabotaging voice in their head to thrive. In Wise As Fu*k he expands on his ideas, redefining what it means to be wise and showing how to tackle problems an…
Dance we do : a poet explores Black dance / Ntozake Shange ; foreword by Alexis Pauline Gumbs ; afterword by Renée L. Charlow.
"Shange crafts a personal history of Black dance and captures the careers of legendary dancers along with her own rhythmic beginnings"--Provided by publisher.
Trumpty Dumpty wanted a crown : verses for a despotic age / John Lithgow, author of the New York times bestseller Dumpty.
"Following the great success of his New York Times bestseller DUMPTY, comes award-winning actor and national bestselling author John Lithgow's next book of satirical poetry chronicling Trump and his administration-with poems of the impeachment and beyond"…
Cuyahoga : a novel / Pete Beatty.
A proto-superhero's efforts to secure a marriage-worthy fortune in 1837 Ohio place him at the center of a madcap city rivalry involving elderly terrorists, steamboat races, wild pigs, and ruined weddings.
Simmer down / Sarah Smith.
"In this finger-licking good rom-com, two is the perfect number of cooks in the kitchen. Nikki DiMarco knew life wouldn't be all sunshine and coconuts when she quit her dream job to help her mom serve up mouthwatering Filipino dishes to hungry beach goers…
Return to Virgin River / Robyn Carr.
Kaylee Sloan, a successful author suffering from writer's block while mourning the recent death of her mother, heads for the remote mountain town of Virgin River, where she finds support from local residents willing to help a stranger in need.
Jingle all the way : a novel / Debbie Macomber.
"A young workaholic avoiding home for the holidays discovers that you can't run away from who you are--a heartfelt Christmas novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Everly Lancaster always dreamed of leaving her hometown in rural …
A time for mercy / John Grisham.
"Clanton, Mississippi. 1990. Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial when the court appoints him attorney for Drew Gamble, a timid sixteen-year-old boy accused of murdering a local deputy. Many in Clanton want a swift trial and th…
Invisible girl : a novel / Lisa Jewell.
"The author of the "rich, dark, and intricately twisted" (Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author) The Family Upstairs returns with another taut and white-knuckled thriller following a group of people whose lives shockingly intersect when a young wom…
Goodnight beautiful : a novel / Aimee Molloy.
"Newlyweds Sam Statler and Annie Potter are head over heels, and excited to say good-bye to New York and start a life together in Sam's sleepy hometown in upstate New York. Or, it turns out, a life where Annie spends most of her time alone while Sam, her …
Perilous bounty : the looming collapse of American farming and how we can prevent it / Tom Philpott.
An unsettling journey into the United States' disaster-bound food system, and an exploration of possible solutions, from leading food politics commentator and farmer-turned-journalist Tom Philpott.
Black in the middle : an anthology of the Black Midwest / edited by Terrion L. Williamson.
Black in the Middle brings the voices of Black Midwesterners front and center. Filled with compelling personal narratives, thought-provoking art, and searing commentaries, this anthology explores the various meanings and experiences of blackness throughou…
Do it afraid : embracing courage in the face of fear / Joyce Meyer.
Fear is the devil's favorite tool he uses to destroy God's plan for you. Courage is learning how to move forward in the absence of fear.
Night of the mannequins / Stephen Graham Jones.
One last laugh for the summer as it winds down. One last prank just to scare a friend. Bringing a mannequin into a theater is just some harmless fun, right? Until it wakes up. Until it starts killing. Luckily, Sawyer has a plan. He'll be a hero. He'll sav…
Grave secrets / Alice James.
Toni Windsor is trying to live a quiet life in the green and pleasant county of Staffordshire. She'd love to finally master the rules of croquet, acquire a decent boyfriend and make some commission as an estate agent. All that might have to wait, though, …
Undaunted : my fight against America's enemies, at home and abroad / John O. Brennan.
The former director of the CIA chronicles his thirty-year career, detailing his experiences with different presidents and discussing major U.S. national security policies and actions during his tenure, particularly his eight years serving in the Obama adm…
Forever wandering : our natural world through the eyes of Hello Emilie / Emilie Ristevski.
"Forever Wandering documents the endless beauty of our natural world. Australian photographer and the creative mind behind @helloemilie, Emilie Ristevski, invites you on a journey through her lens with a collection of otherworldly landscapes and photograp…
Golem girl : a memoir / Riva Lehrer.
"What do we sacrifice in the pursuit of normalcy? And what becomes possible when we embrace monstrosity? In 1958, Riva is one of the first children born with spina bifida to survive. Her parents and doctors are determined to "fix" her, sending the message…
The zealot and the emancipator : John Brown, Abraham Lincoln and the struggle for American freedom / H. W. Brands.
"John Brown was a charismatic and deeply religious man who heard the God of the Old Testament speaking to him, telling him to destroy slavery by any means. When Congress opened Kansas territory to slavery in 1854, Brown raised a band of followers to wage …
Saving Stalin : Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the cost of Allied victory in Europe / John Kelly.
"In the summer of 1941, Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt’s trusted advisor, arrived in Moscow to assess whether the US should send aid to Russia as it had to Britain. Unofficially, he was there to determine whether Josef Stalin–the man who had killed ove…
Philip and Alexander : kings and conquerors / Adrian Goldsworthy.
"Alexander the Great's conquests staggered the world. He led his army across thousands of miles, from northern Greece to modern Pakistan, overthrowing the greatest empires of his time and building a new one in their place. He led from the front and was of…
The hidden habits of genius : beyond talent, IQ, and grit--unlocking the secrets of greatness / Craig Wright.
"Einstein. Beethoven. Picasso. Jobs. The word genius evokes these iconic figures, whose cultural contributions have irreversibly shaped society. Yet Beethoven could not multiply. Picasso couldn’t pass a 4th grade math test. And Jobs left high school with …
Eleanor / David Michaelis.
"Eleanor's life was a remarkable sotry of transformation. An orphaned niece of President Theodore Roosevelt, she converted her Gilded Age childhood of denial and secrecy into an irreconcilable marriage with her ambitious fifth cousin Franklin. Despite the…
Let love rule / Lenny Kravitz with David Ritz.
The popular rock musician reflects on his life, from his struggles at school and tensions at home to his three-decade career as a songwriter, producer, and performer.
Mantel pieces : Royal bodies and other writing from the London review of books / Hilary Mantel.
Presents a collection of essays, book reviews, and other writings from more than thirty years of the author's contributions to the London Review of Books.
Be water, my friend : the teachings of Bruce Lee / Shannon Lee.
"Bruce Lee is a cultural icon, renowned the world over for his martial arts and film legacy. But Lee was also a deeply philosophical thinker, learning at an early age that martial arts are more than just an exercise in physical discipline-they are an apt …
Nothing much happens : cozy and calming stories to soothe your mind and help you sleep / Kathryn Nicolai ; illustrations by Léa Le Pivert.
"Busy minds need a place to rest. Whether you find yourself struggling to sleep, awake in the middle of the night, or even just anxious as you move through the day, in Nothing Much Happens, Kathryn Nicolai offers a healthy way to ease the mind before bed:…
This thing called life : Prince's odyssey, on and off the record / Neal Karlen.
"Neal Karlen was the only journalist Prince granted in-depth press interviews to for over a dozen years, from before Purple Rain to when the artist changed his name to an unpronounceable glyph. Karlen interviewed Prince for three Rolling Stone cover stori…
Jacques Pépin quick + simple : simply wonderful meals with surprisingly little effort / photographs by Tom Hopkins.
"You don't need a kitchen brigade, decades-honed skills, or expensive ingredients to cook and eat like master chef Jacques Pépin. Just like the rest of us, he doesn't always have as much time or energy as he'd like to put together a satisfying meal. With …
Modern comfort food / Ina Garten ; photographs by Quentin Bacon ; party photographs by Jean-Pierre Uys.
"Ina Garten shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings. Many of these dishes are inspired by childhood favorites—but with the volume turned way up, such as Cheddar and Chutney Grilled Cheese sandwiches (the perfect match for Ina’s Creamy T…
A brotherhood betrayed : the man behind the rise and fall of Murder, Inc. / Michael Cannell.
"In the fall of 1941, a momentous trial was set to begin that threatened to end the careers and lives of New York's most brutal mob kingpins. The lead witness, Abe Reles, had been a trusted executioner for Murder, Inc., the enforcement arm of a coast-to-c…
Down along with that devil's bones : a reckoning with monuments, memory, and the legacy of white supremacy / Connor Towne O'Neill.
"Connor Towne O'Neill's journey onto the battlefield of white supremacy began with a visit to Selma, Alabama, in 2015. There he had a chance encounter with a group of people preparing to erect a statue to celebrate the memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest, on…
What were we thinking : a brief intellectual history of the Trump era / Carlos Lozada.
"As a book critic for The Washington Post, Carlos Lozada has read some 150 volumes claiming to diagnose why Trump was elected and what his presidency reveals about our nation. Many of these, he’s found, are more defensive than incisive, more righteous tha…
Surrounded by psychopaths : how to protect yourself from being manipulated and exploited in business (and in life) / Thomas Erikson.
"Charming and charismatic? Manipulative and cunning? Psychopaths are both and that's exactly what makes them dangerous. Bestselling author of the international phenomenon Surrounded by Idiots, Thomas Erikson reveals how to identify the psychopaths in your…
The connected parent : an expert guide to parenting in a digital world / John Palfrey and Urs Gasser.
"Today’s teenagers spend about nine hours per day online. Parents of this ultra-connected generation struggle with decisions completely new to parenting: Should an eight-year-old be allowed to go on social media? How can parents help their children gain t…
Let my people vote : my battle to restore the civil rights of returning citizens / Desmond Meade.
"'You may think the right to vote is a small matter, and if you do, I would bet you have never had it taken away from you.' Thus begins the story of Desmond Meade and his inspiring journey to restore voting rights to roughly 1.4 million returning citizens…
Brave new home : our future in smarter, simpler, happier housing / Diana Lind.
"Over the past several decades, American demographics and social norms have shifted dramatically. More people are living alone, marrying later in life, and having smaller families while their lifestyles have also become more virtual, more mobile, and less…
Grandparenting screen kids : how to help, what to say, and where to begin / Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane.
"As younger generations become increasingly immersed in the endless presence of tech, older generations struggle finding common ground to relate.The gap between grandparent and grandchild may feel wider than ever. Grandparenting Screen Kids is a grandpar…
Why didn't we riot? : a black man in Trumpland / Issac J. Bailey.
"South Carolina–based journalist Issac J. Bailey reflects on a wide range of complex, divisive topics—from police brutality and Confederate symbols to respectability politics and white discomfort—which have taken on a fresh urgency with the protest moveme…
Screen kids : 5 relational skills every child needs in a tech-driven world / Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane.
"In this digital age, children spend more time interacting with screens and less time playing outside, reading a book, or interacting with family. Though technology has its benefits, it also has its harms. In Screen Kids Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane…
The daughters of Yalta : the Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans : a story of love and war / Catherine Grace Katz.
"The story of the fascinating and fateful "daughter diplomacy" of Anna Roosevelt, Sarah Churchill, and Kathleen Harriman, three glamorous young women who accompanied their famous fathers to the Yalta Conference with Stalin in the waning days of World War …
Over the woodward wall / A. Deborah Baker.
"Avery is an exceptional child. Everything he does is precise, from the way he washes his face in the morning, to the way he completes his homework--without complaint, without fuss, without prompt. Zib is also an exceptional child, because all children ar…
Christmas at Holiday House / RaeAnne Thayne.
"This New Year will bring widowed nurse Abigail Powell a fresh start in a different city. Excited about the chance to create an unforgettable Christmas for her young son in picturesque Silver Bells, Colorado, Abby has been hired to take care of her dear f…
The Christmas table / Donna VanLiere.
"In June 1972, Joan Creighton's husband, John, who never made more than a picture frame, promises to make a kitchen table by Thanksgiving--last year was the final holiday their family would eat at that old Formica table. Inspired to put delicous meals on …
An Irish country welcome / Patrick Taylor.
"In the close-knit Northern Irish village of Ballybucklebo, it’s said that a new baby brings its own welcome. Young doctor Barry Laverty and his wife Sue are anxiously awaiting their first child, but as the community itself prepares to welcome a new decad…
A song for the dark times / Ian Rankin.
"When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it's not good news. Her husband has been missing for two days. Rebus fears the worst and knows from his lifetime in the police that his daughter will be the prime suspect. He wasn't …
Murder is in the air / Frances Brody.
"North Yorkshire, 1930. It’s the season for warm and spirited countryside celebrations. Ever since the war, pubs have been in the doldrums, and in an attempt to promote and breathe new life back into the business, brewers select a charismatic employee as …
Murder on Cold Street / Sherry Thomas.
"Inspector Treadles, Charlotte Holmes's friend and collaborator, has been found locked in a room with two dead men, both of whom worked with his wife at the great manufacturing enterprise she has recently inherited. Rumors fly. Had Inspector Treadles kill…
The once and future witches / Alix E. Harrow.
"In 1893, there’s no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot …
The archive of the forgotten / A. J. Hackwith.
"The Library of the Unwritten in Hell was saved from total devastation, but hundreds of potential books were destroyed. Former librarian Claire and Brevity the muse feel the loss of those stories, and are trying to adjust to their new roles within the Arc…
TMI : my life in scandal / Perez Hilton with Leif Eriksson and Martin Svensson.
"The story of how Mario Lavandeira became Perez Hilton, the world's first celebrity blogger and the most hated man in Hollywood"--Provided by publisher.
Found in transition : a mother's evolution during her child's gender change / Paria Hassouri, MD.
"In this autobiographical narrative, an Iranian-American pediatrician and mother of three is blindsided when one of her children comes out as transgender. As the author grapples with her child's transition from male to female, she is forced to re-examine …
A traitor to his species : Henry Bergh and the birth of the animal rights movement / Ernest Freeberg.
"An award-winning historian, in the revelatory social history, tells the story of an extraordinary man who gave voice to the voiceless and shaped our modern relationship with animals"--Provided by publisher.
Electoral bait and switch : how the Electoral College hurts American voters and what can be done about it / Bill Petrocelli.
"Electoral Bait and Switch is prescriptive and accessible to the general reader. If it is not challenged and overturned, we are likely to face a continual series of electoral and constitutional crises as the current Elector system discriminates heavily ag…
World of wonders : in praise of fireflies, whale sharks, and other astonishments / Aimee Nezhukumatathil ; with illustrations by Fumi Mini Nakamura.
"From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction-a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us"--Provided by publisher.
The unspoken / Ian K. Smith.
Fired for refusing to cooperate in a police cover-up, Chicago detective-turned-private investigator Ashe Cayne searches for a missing woman who has been hiding dangerous secrets from her wealthy family.
The awkward black man : stories / Walter Mosley.
"Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to display th…
The coast-to-coast murders / James Patterson and J.D. Barker.
A baffling string of murders throughout the country leads Detective Garrett Dobbs and FBI Agent Jessica Gimble to the family of two Ivy League intellectuals who raised their adopted children in a traumatizing experimental environment.
Why we serve : Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces / Alexandra N. Harris, Mark G. Hirsch.
Commemorates the 2020 opening of the National Native American Veterans Memorial at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the first landmark in Washington, DC, to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of Native veterans. American Indians' h…
Star settlers : the billionaires, geniuses, and crazed visionaries out to conquer the universe / Fred Nadis.
"The story behind the elite scientists, technologists, SF enthusiasts, and billionaires who believe that humanity's destiny is to populate the stars. Does humanity have a destiny 'in the stars?' Should a species triggering massive extinctions on its own p…
A mind spread out on the ground / Alicia Elliott.
"The Mohawk phrase for depression can be roughly translated to 'a mind spread out on the ground.' In this urgent and visceral work, Alicia Elliott explores how apt a description that is for the ongoing effects of personal, intergenerational, and colonial …
Toni Morrison : the last interview and other conversations / with an introduction by NIkki Giovanni.
"In this wide-ranging collection of thought-provoking interviews — including her first and last — Toni Morrison (whom President Barrack Obama called a "national treasure") details not only her writing life, but also her other careers as a teacher, and as …
Hobbit virtues : rediscovering virtue ethics through J. R. R. Tolkien's The hobbit and The lord of the rings / Christopher A. Snyder
"Tolkien’s works resonate with so many readers in part because Bilbo, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin demonstrate Classical, Judeo-Christian, Medieval, and even Hindu and Confucian virtues. Tolkien ennobles the small, the humble, and the marginalized in his…
Homeschooling for dummies / by Jennifer Kaufeld.
"Interest in homeschooling was booming even before the coronavirus pandemic inspired many parents to consider the homeschooling choice as an alternative to in-person classroom learning. Fully updated with new resources and technologies, this guide is just…
The names of all the flowers / a memoir by Melissa Valentine.
"Melissa and her older brother Junior grow up running around the disparate neighborhoods of 1990s Oakland, two of six children to a white Quaker father and a black Southern mother. But as Junior approaches adolescence, a bullying incident and later a viol…
How Ike led : the principles behind Eisenhower's biggest decisions / Susan Eisenhower.
"How Dwight D. Eisenhower led America through a transformational time-by a DC policy strategist, security expert and his granddaughter. Few people have made decisions as momentous as Eisenhower, nor has one person had to make such a varied range of them. …
When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton anthology of Native nations poetry / editors, Joy Harjo, executive editor, LeAnne Howe, executive associate editor, Jennifer Elise Foerster, associate editor.
"United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo gathers the work of more than 160 poets, representing nearly 100 indigenous nations, into the first historically comprehensive Native poetry anthology. This landmark anthology celebrates the indigenous peoples of Nor…
Vesper flights : new and collected essays / Helen Macdonald.
"Meditating on notions of captivity and freedom, immigration and flight, Helen [Macdonald] invites us into her most intimate experiences: observing massive migrations of songbirds from the top of the Empire State Building, watching tens of thousands of cr…
The tech solution : creating healthy habits for kids growing up in a digital world / Shimi Kang, MD.
" You may have picked up on some warning signs: The more your 9-year-old son plays video games, the more distracted and irritable he becomes. Or maybe comparing her life to others on social media is leaving your teenaged daughter feeling down. Then there …
Olive the Lionheart : lost love, imperial spies, and one woman's journey to the heart of Africa / Brad Ricca.
" 'Brad Ricca's Olive MacLeod is my favorite sort of woman from history--bold and unconventional, utterly unsinkable--and her story is so full of adventure and acts of courage, it's hard to believe she actually lived. And yet she did! Brad Ricca has found…
My Captain America : a granddaughter's memoir of a legendary comic book artist / Megan Margulies.
"In the 1990s, Megan Margulies’s Upper West Side neighborhood was marked by addicts shooting up in subway stations, frequent burglaries, and the “Wild Man of 96th Street,” who set fires under cars and heaved rocks through stained glass church windows. The…
Show them you're good : a portrait of boys in the City of Angels the year before college / Jeff Hobbs.
"Four boys, two high schools, one critical year. Show Them You're Good introduces readers to a group of young men as they engage with the American educational-industrial complex, which sorts kids for college--a nerve-racking ritual more competitive now th…
AOC: the fearless rise and powerful resonance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez / edited by Lynda Lopez.
"When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a working-class Latina from the Bronx, became the youngest congresswoman ever elected--beating a ten-term incumbent Democrat--she not only made history but became a beacon of twenty-first-century representation for progress…
The jackal / J.R. Ward.
Presents a debut entry in a new Black Dagger Brotherhood spin-off set in an underground prison that is populated by thieving and murderous beings.
Someone to romance / Mary Balogh.
"Lady Jessica Archer lost interest in the glittering excitement of romance after her cousin and dearest friend, Abigail, was rejected by the ton when her father was revealed to be a bigamist. Now that she is twenty-five, however, Jessica decides it is tim…
The royal governess : a novel of Queen Elizabeth II's childhood / Wendy Holden.
"In the early 1930's, twenty-two-year-old Marion Crawford accepts the role of a lifetime--tutoring the little princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose. Her one stipulation to their parents the Duke and Duchess of York, is that she bring some doses of normal…
Sisters / Daisy Johnson.
"Something unspeakable has happened to sisters July and September. Desperate for a freash start, their mother, Sheela, moves them across the country to an old family house that has a troubled life of its own. Noises come from behind the walls. Lights flic…
Ink & sigil / Kevin Hearne.
"Al MacBharrais is both blessed and cursed. He is blessed with an extraordinary white moustache, an appreciation for craft cocktails-and a most unique magical talent. He can cast spells with magically enchanted ink and he uses his gifts to protect our wor…
The hierarchies : a novel / Ros Anderson.
"Sylv.ie is a synthetic woman. A fully sentient robot, programmed to follow a set of strict rules called the Hierarchies, and specially designed to cater to her Husband's every whim. She lives alone on the top floor of his luxurious home, her existence ba…
Cat me if you can / Miranda James.
"Charlie Harris and his feline companion, Diesel, take a bookish vacation but discover that murder never takes a holiday, in this all-new installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Charlie and Diesel along with Charlie's fiancée, Helen Louise B…
Mums and mayhem / Amanda Flower.
"World-famous fiddle player Barley McFee arrives in blustery Bellewick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, for a grand homecoming concert organized by jeweler Bernice Brennan. Fiona Knox, owner of the Climbing Rose Flower Shop, is starting to regret volunteering to…
Spy, spy again / Mercedes Lackey.
"Mags and Amily's youngest son Tory and Prince Kyril "share" the Gift of Farsight--although neither of them are Chosen. They are self-trained, through currently, their shared Gift only allows them to see what is happening with their immediate family membe…
Three perfect liars : a novel / Heidi Perks.
"From the author of Her One Mistake, hailed as "chilling, captivating" by New York Times bestselling author Megan Miranda, comes a riveting new suspense novel about three ambitious women whose lives are turned upside down in the aftermath of a horrifying …
Booked for death / Victoria Gilbert.
"Nestled in the historic waterfront town of Beaufort, North Carolina, Chapters Bed-and-Breakfast is a reader’s paradise. Built in 1770, the newly renovated inn hosts a roster of special events celebrating books, genres, and authors. It’s the perfect liter…
The new American / Micheline Aharonian Marcom.
"One day, Emilio learns a shocking secret: he is undocumented. His parents, who emi­grated from Guatemala to California, had never told him. Emilio slowly adjusts to his new normal. All is going well, he’s in his second year at UC Berkeley...then he gets…
Grown ups : a novel / Emma Jane Unsworth.
"Fleabag meets Conversations with Friends in this brutally honest, observant, original novel about a woman going through a breakup...but really having more of a breakdown"--Provided by publisher.
Northernmost / Peter Geye.
"In 1897, Odd Einar Eide returns home from a near-death experience in the Arctic only to discover his own funeral underway. His wife, Inger, stunned to see him alive, is slow to warm back up to him, having spent many sleepless nights convinced she had los…
American cheese : an indulgent odyssey through the artisan cheese world / Joe Berkowitz.
"Joe Berkowitz loves cheese. Or at least he thought he did. After stumbling upon an artisinal tasting at an upscale cheese shop one Valentine’s Day, he realized he’d hardly even scratched the surface. These cheeses were like nothing he had ever tasted—a v…
White tears brown scars : how white feminism betrays women of color / Ruby Hamad.
"Taking us from the slave era, when white women fought in court to keep "ownership" of their slaves, through the centuries of colonialism, when they offered a soft face for brutal tactics, to the modern workplace, White Tears/Brown Scars tells a charged s…
Total meditation : practices in living the awakened life / Deepak Chopra, MD.
"Total Meditation offers a complete exploration and reinterpretation of the physical, mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual benefits that this practice can bring. Deepak guides readers on how to wake up to new levels of awareness that will ultimate…
The Trump century : how the president changed the course of history forever / Lou Dobbs with Dennis Kneale.
"As the twenty-first Century began, the world’s only superpower was economically adrift, policing the world at the expense of American lives and trillions of dollars, weighed down by one-sided trade and security agreements with Europe and China ratified i…
The man who ran Washington : the life and times of James A. Baker III / Peter Baker and Susan Glasser.
"For a quarter-century, from the end of Watergate to the aftermath of the Cold War, no Republican won the presidency without his help or ran the White House without his advice. James Addison Baker III was the indispensable man for four presidents because …
Those who forget : my family's story in Nazi Europe--a memoir, a history, a warning / Géraldine Schwarz ; translated from the French by Laura Marris.
"During World War II, Géraldine Schwarz’s German grandparents were neither heroes nor villains; they were merely Mitlaüfer—those who followed the current. Once the war ended, they wanted to bury the past under the wreckage of the Third Reich. Decades lat…
Conditional citizens : on belonging in America / Laila Lalami.
"What does it mean to be American? In this starkly illuminating and impassioned book, Pulitzer Prize­­–finalist Laila Lalami recounts her unlikely journey from Moroccan immigrant to U.S. citizen, using it as a starting point for her exploration of the rig…
For letter or worse / Vivian Conroy.
"The scissors are sharpened and the cardstock stacked for Delta Douglas’ latest workshop: a 3D cardmaking event at socialite Lena Laroy’s birthday extravaganza. As co-owner of Wanted, the local stationery shop, Delta is ready to wow her guests with her on…
Daughters of the wild / Natalka Burian.
"In rural West Virginia, Joanie and her foster siblings live on a farm tending a mysterious plant called the vine. The older girls are responsible for cultivating the vine, performing sacred rituals to make it grow. After Joanie’s arranged marriage goes h…
Ties that tether / Jane Igharo.
"When a Nigerian woman falls for a man she knows will break her mother's heart, she must choose between love and her family. At twelve years old, Azere promised her dying father she would marry a Nigerian man and preserve her culture, even after immigrati…
I have something to tell you : a memoir / Chasten Buttigieg.
"A moving, hopeful, and refreshingly candid memoir by the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town, his relationship with Pete, and his hope for America's future"--Provided by pub…
Donald Trump v. the United States : inside the struggle to stop a President / Michael S. Schmidt.
"In the early days of the Trump presidency, the people who work in the institutions that make America America saw Trump up close in the Oval Office and became convinced that they had to stand up to an unbound president. These officials faced a situation w…
Amboy : recipes from the Filipino-American dream / Alivin Cailan with Alexandra Cuerdo and Susan Choung ; photography by Wyatt Conlon.
"Alvin Cailan has risen to become arguably the most high-profile chef in America's Filipino food movement. He took the food scene by storm when he opened the now-legendary Eggslut in Los Angeles, a foodie cult favorite specializing in affordable but sophi…
The sprawl : reconsidering the weird American suburbs / Jason Diamond.
"For decades the suburbs have been where art happens "despite": despite the conformity, the emptiness, the sameness. The familiar story is one of gems formed under pressure, creative transcendence fueled by suburban resentment. But what if the suburb has …
The deepest South of all : true stories from Natchez, Mississippi / Richard Grant.
A portrait of Natchez, Mississippi, traces its rich cultural heritage and remarkable contradictions, sharing the stories of history-shaping locals, from FBI informant and brothel madam Nellie Jackson to enslaved West African prince Abd al Rahman Ibrahima.
Mill town : reckoning with what remains / Kerri Arsenault.
"Kerri Arsenault grew up in the rural working class town of Mexico, Maine. For over 100 years the community orbited around a paper mill that employs most townspeople, including three generations of Arsenault’s own family. Years after she moved away, Arsen…
Black Spartacus : the epic life of Toussaint Louverture / Sudhir Hazareesingh.
"A biography of the Haitian revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture."--Provided by publisher.
How to lead : wisdom from the world's greatest CEOs, founders, and game changers / David M. Rubenstein.
"The essential leadership playbook. Learn the principles and guiding philosophies of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Warren Buffet, Oprah, and many others through illuminating conversations about their remarkable lives and careers"--Provided …
Quick and delicious : 100 recipes to cook in 30 minutes or less / Gordon Ramsay.
"Producing restaurant-quality meals in half and hour can be a challenge. The time contraint rules out many of the techniques that chefs rely on to bring depth of flavor and complexity....But there are ways aroudn this if you know how: choose the right in…
The dream architects : adventures in the video game industry / David Polfeldt.
"The inside story of the booming video game industry from the late 1990s to the present, as told by the Managing Director of Ubisoft Massive (The Division, Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed: Revelations)"--Provided by publisher.
More alike than different : my life with Down syndrome / David Egan with Kathleen Egan.
"In this inspiring memoir, David Egan tells his own story, authentically describing a life of maximizing his abilities, as he advocates for himself and for all other people with disabilities. This book is yet another first in a life that has seen many fir…
The violence inside us : a brief history of an ongoing American tragedy / Chris Murphy.
"The United States is in many ways a model for the world, yet for one of the most fundamental of all human concerns, the imperative to keep ourselves and our loved ones free from harm, American ingenuity has failed. Unique in all of the developed world, A…
Road out of winter / Alison Stine.
"In an endless winter, she carries seeds of hope Wylodine comes from a world of paranoia and poverty—her family grows marijuana illegally, and life has always been a battle. Now she’s been left behind to tend the crop alone. Then spring doesn’t return for…
Set my heart to five : a novel / Simon Stephenson.
Follows the emotional awakening of a human-like bot, a small-town dentist who, in the wake of an inexplicable response to a classic movie, endeavors to forge real connections.
Daddy : stories / Emma Cline.
"An absentee father collects his son from boarding school after a shocking act of violence. A nanny to a celebrity family hides out in Laurel Canyon in the aftermath of a tabloid scandal. A young woman sells her underwear to strangers. A notorious guest a…
Payback / Mary Gordon.
"Unbeknownst to her many fans, Quin Archer, the revenge-loving queen of the reality-TV show "Payback," was once an angry teen named Heidi--and her true story may be known only to Agnes, who was her art teacher at a private New England girls' school in the…
Forging fire : a horseshoer mystery / Lisa Preston.
"Days before her wedding, Rainy Dale jumps at a chance to visit the fabled Black Bluff bull sale down in California, but things go awry when she is assaulted and her truck is stolen. In this twist on the "locked-room" form, more than one mystery is hidden…
The paper solution : what to shred, what to save, and how to stop it from taking over your life / Lisa K. Woodruff, with Mary Nolan-Pleckham.
"Americans are drowning in paper. We keep stacks of it on the kitchen counter, stash it in drawers, and store file cabinets full of documents that we never even look at. Studies show that fully 85 percent of the paper in our lives can be tossed–but which …
Inventory : a memoir / Darran Anderson.
"Inventory, Darran Anderson’s searing yet tender memoir, is an interwoven tale of political conflict, trauma, history, family, and resistance. With great rhythm, humor, and sometimes painful detail, Anderson tells the story of his city and family through …
Our lady of perpetual hunger : a memoir / Lisa Donovan.
"Lisa Donovan is anyone's definition of a strong woman. She has built several lauded restaurants from the ground up, including Sean Brock's Husk empire; she raised two brilliant children with no money; she is a rape survivor; she is a profoundly talented …
True crimes and misdemeanors : the investigation of Donald Trump / Jeffrey Toobin.
"Donald Trump's campaign chairman went to jail. So did his personal lawyer. His long-time political consigliere was convicted of serious federal crimes, and his national security advisor pled guilty to others. Several Russian spies were indicted in absent…
Radical Hamilton : economic lessons from a misunderstood founder / Christian Parenti.
"As the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, Alexander Hamilton is widely seen as the founding father of US capitalism--itself commonly viewed as the epitome of freewheeling free-marketeering. However, Chrisitan Parenti proposes that Hamilton sh…
All stirred up : suffrage cookbooks, food, and the battle for women's right to vote / Laura Kumin.
"We all likely conjure up a similar image of the women’s suffrage movement: picket signs, red carnations, militant marches through the streets. But was it only these rallies that gained women the exposure and power that led them to the vote? Ever courage…
The grifter's club : Trump, Mar-a-Lago, and the selling of the presidency / Sarah Blaskey, Nicholas Nehamas, Caitlin Ostroff & Jay Weaver.
Offers an inside look through the gilded gates of Mar-a-Lago, the palatial resort where President Trump conducts government business with little regard for ethics, security, or even the law.
The end of everything : (astrophysically speaking) / Katie Mack.
"We know the universe had a beginning. With the Big Bang, it expanded from a state of unimaginable density to an all-encompassing cosmic fireball to a simmering fluid of matter and energy, laying down the seeds for everything from black holes to one rocky…
Life of a Klansman : a family history in white supremacy / Edward Ball.
"In Life of a Klansman, Edward Ball returns to the subject of his Slaves in the Family: the mechanisms of white supremacy in America, as understood through the lives of his ancestors. This time, he tells the story of a warrior in the Ku Klux Klan, a carpe…
After the last border : two families and the story of refuge in America / Jessica Goudeau.
"The welcoming and acceptance of immigrants and refugees has been central to America’s identity for centuries–yet America has periodically turned its back at the times of greatest humanitarian need. After the Last Border is an intimate look at the lives o…
Then she vanished / T. Jefferson Parker.
"Private Investigator Roland Ford has taken a job for a fellow Marine and a rising politician, Dalton Strait. Strait is contending with unexplained bombings of government buildings in his district...but that is not why he hired Ford. Strait's wife, Natali…
Say no more / Karen Rose.
"Thirteen years ago. That was the last time Mercy Callahan saw Ephraim Burton, the leader of Eden, the twisted cult where she was raised. But even though she escaped the abuse and terror, it continues to haunt her. When her brother Gideon discovers new ev…
Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey / Kathleen Rooney.
"Inspired by true events of World War I and the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Kathleen Rooney resurrects two long-forgotten yet unforgettable figures--one a pigeon and the other a soldier--recounting their tale in a pair of voices that will change the way that…
Vanessa Yu's magical Paris tea shop / Roselle Lim.
"From the critically acclaimed author of Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune comes a delightful new novel about exploring all the magical possibilities of life in the most extraordinary city of all: Paris. Vanessa Yu never wanted to see people's fortun…
Empire of wild : a novel / Cherie Dimaline.
"Joan has been searching for her missing husband, Victor, for nearly a year—ever since that terrible night they’d had their first serious argument hours before he mysteriously vanished. Her Métis family has lived in their tightly knit rural community for …
The night swim / Megan Goldin.
"In The Night Swim, a new thriller from Megan Goldin, author of the "gripping and unforgettable" (Harlen Coben) The Escape Room, a true crime podcast host covering a controversial trial finds herself drawn deep into a small town's dark past and a brutal c…
The falcon always wings twice : a Meg Langslow mystery / Donna Andrews.
"A new side-splitting Meg Langslow mystery from award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Terns of Endearment. When Meg's grandmother Cordelia hosts a Renaissance Faire at her craft center, the whole family is put to work: Meg handles the blacks…
Shadows in time / Julie McElwain.
"In 1816 London, Kendra Donovan tries to track down a missing man, but also finds trouble brewing closer to home...When Kendra Donovan is approached by Mrs. Gavenston with an unusual request—to find her business manager, Jeremy Pascoe, who recently vanish…
The finisher / Peter Lovesey.
"Through a particularly tragic series of events, couch potato Maeve Kelly, an elementary school teacher whose mother always assured her "curvy" girls shouldn't waste their time trying to be fit, has been forced to sign up for the Other Half, Bath's spring…
The eighth detective : a novel / Alex Pavesi.
"There are rules for murder mysteries. There must be a victim. A suspect. A detective. Grant McAllister, a professor of mathematics, once sat down and worked all the rules out – and wrote seven perfect detective stories to demonstrate. But that was thirty…
The living dead / George A. Romero, Daniel Kraus.
"It begins with one body. In California, medical examiners Luis and Charlene discover a dead man who won't stay dead. It spreads quickly. In a midwestern trailer park, Greer, a Black teenager, and Fadi, a Muslim immigrant, battle newly risen friends and f…
Imperfect women / Araminta Hall.
"An enthralling, irresistible novel of psychological suspense about three women and the destructive power of buried secrets"--Provided by publisher.
Paris never leaves you / Ellen Feldman.
"Living through World War II working in a Paris bookstore with her young daughter, Vivi, and fighting for her life, Charlotte is no victim, she is a survivor. But can she survive the next chapter of her life? Set in the still beautiful City of Light, dark…
If I were you / Lynn Austin.
"1950. In the wake of the war, Audrey Clarkson leaves her manor house in England for a fresh start in America with her young son. As a widowed war bride, Audrey needs the support of her American in-laws, whom she has never met. But she arrives to find tha…
Harrow the ninth / Tamsyn Muir.
"After rocking the cosmos with her deathly debut, Tamsyn Muir continues the story of the penumbral Ninth House in Harrow the Ninth, a mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem. Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and t…
The midnight library : a novel / Matt Haig.
"Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived …
How to fly (in ten thousand easy lessons) : poetry / Barbara Kingsolver
"In her second poetry collection, Barbara Kingsolver offers reflections on the practical, the spiritual, and the wild. She begins with 'how to' poems addressing everyday matters such as being hopeful, married, divorced; shearing a sheep; praying to unreli…
The taste of home cookbook : cook, share, celebrate.
"From weeknight dinners to special buffets, it's easier than ever to enjoy all of your favorites....[featuring:] 1000+ recipts, tips, hacks and hints; 23 mouthwatering chapters; a new Instant Pot and air fryer section; classic dishes for every holiday; fr…
God-level knowledge darts : life lessons from the Bronx / Desus & Mero.
"Who could have predicted that, after a fateful meeting in a Bronx summer school in the 1990s, Desus & Mero would turn their friendship into an empire of talking to each other. And it’s no surprise—tuning in to them is like listening to the funniest, smar…
Just like you / Nick Hornby.
"Lucy used to handle her adult romantic life according to the script she’d been handed. She met a guy just like herself: same age, same background, same hopes and dreams; they got married and started a family. Too bad he made her miserable. Now, two decad…
The constant rabbit / Jasper Fforde.
"England, 2022. There are 1.2 million human-size rabbits living in the UK. They can walk, talk, drive cars, and they like to read Voltaire, the result of an Inexplicable Anthropomorphizing Event fifty-five years before. A family of rabbits is about to mo…
Jack / Marilynne Robinson.
"Marilynne Robinson’s mythical world of Gilead, Iowa—the setting of her novels Gilead, Home, and Lila, and now Jack—and its beloved characters have illuminated and interrogated the complexities of American history, the power of our emotions, and the wonde…
How to astronaut : an insider's guide to leaving planet Earth / Terry Virts.
"Ride shotgun on a trip to space with astronaut Terry Virts. A born storyteller with a gift for the surprising turn of phrase and eye for the perfect you-are-there details, he captures all the highs, lows, humor, and wonder of an experience few will ever …
Gluten-free holiday cookies / Alice Medrich with Maya Klein ; photographs by Leigh Beisch.
"Holidays are the time for baking and enjoying cookies and treats, and those with gluten sensitivities shouldn’t have to miss out. Baking with flavor flours—oat flour, sorghum flour, teff, coconut flour, and nut flours, like almond and hazelnut—means that…
Big dirty money : the shocking injustice and unseen cost of white collar crime / Jennifer Taub.
"There is an elite crime spree happening in America, and the privileged perps are getting away with it. Selling loose cigarettes on a city sidewalk can lead to a choke-hold arrest, and death, if you are not among the top 1%. But if you’re rich and commit …
Uprooted : a gardener reflects on beginning again / Page Dickey ; [photographs by Ngoc Minh Ngo and Marion Brenner].
"When Page Dickey moved away from her celebrated garden at Duck Hill, she left a landscape she had spent thirty-four years making, nurturing, and loving. She found her next chapter in northwestern Connecticut, on 17 acres of rolling fields and woodland ar…
The Honeysuckle cookbook : 100 healthy, feel-good recipes to live deliciously / Dzung Lewis with Jess Thomson ; photographs by Eva Kolenko.
"The Honeysuckle Cookbook is stuffed with exciting ideas for easy, approachable, Asian-influenced cooking at home. With 100 recipes, from the breakfast favorites that consistently rate the highest in views on the author’s popular YouTube channel (like her…
Monarchs of the sea : the extraordinary 500-million-year history of cephalopods / Danna Staaf.
"Cephalopods, Earth’s first truly substantial animals, are still among us: Their fascinating family tree features squid, octopuses, nautiluses, and more. The inventors of swimming, cephs presided over the sea for millions of years. But when fish evolved j…
Greyboy : finding blackness in a white world / Cole Brown ; foreword by Elaine Welteroth ; afterword by Michael Eric Dyson.
"Cole has heard it all before--token, bougie, oreo, Blackish--the things we call the kids like him. Black kids who grow up in white spaces, living at an intersection of race and class that many doubt exists. He needed to get far away from the preppy site …
The climate crisis and the global green new deal : the political economy of saving the planet / Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin ; with C. J. Polychroniou.
"Noam Chomsky, the world’s leading public intellectual, and Robert Pollin, a renowned progressive economist, map out the catastrophic consequences of unchecked climate change—and present a realistic blueprint for change: the Green New Deal. Together, Cho…
Battlegrounds : the fight to defend the free world / H. R. McMaster.
"Across multiple administrations since the end of the Cold War, American foreign policy has been misconceived, inconsistent, and poorly implemented. As a result, America and the free world have fallen behind rivals in power and influence. Meanwhile threat…
Total f*cking godhead : the biography of Chris Cornell / Corbin Reiff.
"With input from those who knew and worked with him--together with his own words--Total F*cking Godhead recounts the rise of Chris Cornell and his immortal band Soundgarden as they emerged from the 1980s post-punk underground to dominate popular culture i…
Violet bent backwards over the grass / Lana Del Rey.
"The collection features more than thirty poems, many exclusive to the book. This beautiful hardcover edition showcases Lana's typewritten manuscript pages alongside her original photography. The result is an extraordinary poetic landscape that reflects t…
Kant's little Prussian head and other reasons why I write : an autobiography in essays / Claire Messud.
"In twenty-six intimate, brilliant, and funny essays, Messud reflects on a childhood move from her Connecticut home to Australia; the complex relationship between her modern Canadian mother and a fiercely single French Catholic aunt; and a trip to Beirut,…
Mad at the world : a life of John Steinbeck / William Souder.
"The first full-length biography of the Nobel laureate to appear in a quarter century, Mad at the World illuminates what has made the work of John Steinbeck an enduring part of the literary canon: his capacity for empathy. Pulitzer Prize finalist William …
Fire cannot kill a dragon : Game of Thrones and the official untold story of the epic series / James Hibberd.
"It was supposed to be impossible. George R.R. Martin was a frustrated television writer who created his bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire fantasy novels to be an unfilmable saga bound only by the limits of his vast imagination. Then a pair of first-time…
Is this anything? / Jerry Seinfeld.
"Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub 'Catch a Rising Star' as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything. 'Whenever I came up with a funny bit, whethe…
Humans / Brandon Stanton.
"Brandon Stanton's new book, Humans ... shows us the world. Brandon Stanton created Humans of New York in 2010. What began as a photographic census of life in New York City, soon evolved into a storytelling phenomenon. A global audience of millions began …
Decoding the world : a roadmap for the questioner / Po Bronson & Arvind Gupta.
"Decoding the World is a buddy adventure about the quest to live meaningfully in a world with such uncertainty. It starts with Po Bronson coming to IndieBio. Arvind Gupta created IndieBio as a laboratory for early biotech startups trying to solve major wo…
The fragile earth : writing from the New Yorker on climate change / edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder.
"Just one year after the climatologist James Hansen testified, in 1988, before a Senate committee that the Earth was warmer than it had ever been in recorded history--and that human consumption of fossil fuels was to blame--the New Yorker writer Bill McKi…
A life on our planet : my witness statement and a vision for the future / David Attenborough ; with Jonnie Hughes ; illustrations and graphics by Lizzie Harper and Meghan Spetch.
"I am 94. I’ve had an extraordinary life. It’s only now that I appreciate how extraordinary. As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world – but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has been happening …
Blood runs coal : the Yablonski murders and the battle for the United Mine Workers of America / Mark A. Bradley.
"The shocking assassination that catalyzed groundbreaking reform in Big Coal. In the early morning hours of New Year’s Eve 1969, in the small soft coal mining borough of Clarksville, Pennsylvania, longtime trade union insider Joseph “Jock” Yablonski and h…
Good mourning : moving through everyday losses with wisdom from the other side / Theresa Caputo ; with Kristina Grish.
"Life on earth comes with losses that often go unrecognized, unacknowledged, and un-mourned. This invisible pain causes deeper emotional damage— devastation that Theresa Caputo has witnessed in many of her clients. Though they are suffering, they rarely u…
Three-ring circus : Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the crazy years of the Lakers dynasty / Jeff Pearlman.
"In modern sports, there have never been two superstar teammates who loathed one another the way Shaq loathed Kobe and Kobe loathed Shaq. There was whispered--and outpsoken--sniping and sparring. Taunts. Physical altercations. The recurring threats of tra…
Win at all costs : inside Nike running and its culture of deception / Matt Hart.
"n May 2017, journalist Matt Hart received a USB drive containing a single file—a 4.7-megabyte PDF named “Tic Toc, Tic Toc. . . .” He quickly realized he was in possession of a stolen report prepared a year earlier by the United States Anti-Doping Agency …
Still life / Val McDermid.
"When a lobster fisherman on an early morning run pulls in his traps, he finds something he wasn't expecting to catch--a body. When police discover the dead man was the brother of a senior Scottish government offical who vanished without a trace, Detectiv…
Earthlings : a novel / Sayaka Murata ; translated from the Japanese by Ginny Tapley Takemori.
"As a child, Natsuki doesn't fit into her family. Her parents favor her sister, and her best friend is a plush toy hedgehog named Piyyut who has explained to her that he has come from the planet Popinpobopia on a special quest to help her save the Earth. …
The wrong kind of woman : a novel / Sarah McCraw Crow.
An early-1970s widow becomes increasingly dependent on the feminist activists her professor husband and she once disdained, before a frat party and a Vietnam War protest gone wrong threaten her daughter's prospects.
When we were young & brave : a novel / Hazel Gaynor.
"China, December 1941. Having left an unhappy life in England for a teaching post at a missionary school in northern China, Elspeth Kent is now anxious to return home to help the war effort. But as she prepares to leave China, a terrible twist of fate det…
Confessions on the 7:45 / Lisa Unger.
"Be careful to whom you tell your darkest secrets Selena Murphy is commuting home from her job in the city when the train stalls out on the tracks. She strikes up a conversation with a beautiful stranger in the next seat, who introduces herself as Martha.…
Spoiler alert : a novel / Olivia Dade.
When her viral fan-fiction leads to a disastrous publicity-stunt date with her celebrity crush, a talented plus-sized writer discovers that the actor secretly writes his own popular fan-fiction against studio rules.
In a holidaze / Christina Lauren.
"Love Actually meets Groundhog Day in the quintessential holiday romance by the New York Times bestselling author of The Honey-Don't List"--Provided by publisher.
A wild winter swan : a novel / Gregory Maguire.
"Laura lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in an aging brownstone with her old-world grandparents. But the arrangement may be temporary. Laura is on the verge of being sent to a boarding school in Montreal in the new year after being expelled from s…
Magic lessons / Alice Hoffman.
"In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Mag…
Leave the world behind : a novel / Rumaan Alam.
"Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home they’ve rented for the week…
The devil and the dark water / Stuart Turton.
"It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest detective, is being transported to Amsterdam to be executed for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Traveling with him is his loyal bodyguard, Arent Hayes, who is determined to prove his friend inn…
The searcher / Tana French.
"Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a bucolic Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force and a bruising divorce, he just wants to build a new life in a pretty spot with a good pub where nothing much hap…
The ministry for the future / Kim Stanley Robinson.
"From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a vision of climate change unlike any ever imagined. Kim Stanley Robinson is one of contemporary science fiction's most acclaimed writers, and with this new novel, he once again turns his e…
Dreaming death / Heather Graham.
Sparring with a new partner who considers her underqualified, a rookie Krewe of Hunters agent uses her supernatural prophetic dreams to outmaneuver a killer who has been targeting vulnerable young women in Washington, D.C.
It was all a lie : how the Republican Party became Donald Trump / Stuart Stevens.
"From the most successful Republican political operative of his generation, a searing, unflinching, and deeply personal exposé of how his party became what it is today Stuart Stevens spent decades electing Republicans at every level, from presidents to s…
Where law ends : inside the Mueller investigation / Weissmann, Andrew.
In the first and only inside account of the Mueller investigation, one of the special counsel’s most trusted prosecutors breaks his silence on the team’s history-making search for the truth, their painstaking deliberations and costly mistakes, and Trump’s…
The Reacher guy : a biography of Lee Child / Heather Martin.
Lee Child is the thriller writer responsible for countless international bestsellers, as well as the iconic character of Jack Reacher. Yet despite being revered by millions of readers around the globe, little is actually known about the enigmatic man behi…
Follow me darkly : a novel / Helen Hardt.
"Working for a hotel heiress and social media influencer may not be my dream job, but at least it allows me time to do what I really love--take photographs. Pretty good for a wholesome farm girl from Kansas trying to make it in Boston. Life may not be eas…
Memorial Drive : a daughter's memoir / Natasha Trethewey.
"At age nineteen, Natasha Trethewey had her world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving and still new to adulthood, she confronted the twin pulls of life and death in the aftermath of unimaginable trauma and no…
My brother, Muhammad Ali : the definitive biography / Rahaman Ali ; with Fiaz Rafiq ; foreword by NFL legend Jim Brown.
"More words have been written about Muhammad Ali than almost anyone else. He was, without doubt, the world's most-loved sportsman. At the height of his celebrity he was the most famous person in the world. And yet, until now, the one voice missing belonge…
Confess : the autobiography / Rob Halford ; with Ian Gittins.
"Rob Halford, front man of global iconic metal band Judas Priest, is a true 'Metal God.' Raised in Britain's hard-working, heavy industrial heartland, he and his music were forged in the Black Country. Confess, his full autobiography, is an unforgettable …
When women pray : 10 women of the Bible who changed the world through prayer / T. D. Jakes
"In a time when women carry more influence than any other generation, the power of prayer has never been more important to remind us that we do not have to bear our crosses alone. We need prayer to stand guard over our hearts and minds and over the hearts…
The secret lives of planets : order, chaos, and uniqueness in the solar system / Paul Murdin.
An insider's guide to astronomy reveals everything you need to know about the planets, their satellites, and our place in the solar system
Don't lie to me : and stop trying to steal our freedom / Judge Jeanine Pirro.
"It's been nearly four years since President Trump took office, and Judge Jeanine Pirro has had enough of the left's countless lies and false accusations. She is now forced to ask: How could anyone vote against President Trump this November? What more cou…
Sex with presidents : the ins and outs of love and lust in the White House / Eleanor Herman.
This look at the history of presidential sex lives examines the scandals that have rocked the White House and asks whether the qualities that drive a quest for the presidency also lend themselves to sexual misbehavior.
I am these truths : a memoir of identity, justice, and living between worlds / Sunny Hostin and Charisse Jones.
The co-host of "The View" and ABC News senior legal correspondent traces her journey from a biracial child in a South Bronx housing project to a successful and influential Washington, D.C. attorney and journalist.
How I built this : the unexpected paths to success from the world's most inspiring entrepreneurs / Guy Raz, with Nils Parker.
"Based on the highly acclaimed NPR podcast, How I Built This with Guy Raz, this book offers priceless insights and inspiration from the world's top entrepreneurs on how to start, launch, and build a successful venture"--Provided by publisher.
Skinnytaste meal prep : healthy make-ahead meals and freezer recipes to simplify your life / Gina Homolka with Heather K. Jones, R.D..
The best-selling author of The Skinnytaste Cookbook shares more than 120 healthy, diverse convenience recipes that use everyday ingredients for satisfying, high-nutrient freezer foods, minimum-effort suppers and grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches.
Finding my father : his century-long journey from WWI Warsaw and my quest to follow / Deborah Tannen.
"A New York Times bestselling author traces her father's life from turn-of-the-century Warsaw to bustling New York City in an intimate memoir about family, memory, and the stories we tell. Long before she was the acclaimed author of a groundbreaking book …
The hidden life of ice : dispatches from a disappearing world / Marco Tedesco with Alberto Flores d'Arcais ; translated by Denise Muir ; foreword by Elizabeth Kolbert.
"A pioneering researcher's illuminating account of Arctic ice--its secret history and dire future. Tedesco unearths its secrets--from evidence of long-extinct "polar camels" to fantastically weird microorganisms living at freezing temperature in cryoconit…
To tell you the truth : a novel / Gilly Macmillan.
The disappearance of her fawningly dependent husband catapults best-selling mystery writer Lucy Harper into dark memories about her brother who went missing under suspicious circumstances thirty years earlier.
Didn't see that coming : putting life back together when your world falls apart / Rachel Hollis.
"Mega-bestselling author, teacher and self-help leader Rachel Hollis offers her devoted followers and new readers alike a short guide to seizing difficult moments for the learning experiences they are and finding value in them"--Provided by publisher.
The man who ate too much : the life of James Beard / John Birdsall.
"In the first portrait of James Beard in twenty-five years, John Birdsall accomplishes what no prior telling of Beard’s life and work has done: He looks beyond the public image of the 'Dean of American Cookery' to give voice to the gourmet’s complex, quee…
Ten lessons for a post-pandemic world / Fareed Zakaria.
"Fareed Zakaria helps readers to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic consequences that may take years to unfold. Written in the form of ten "lessons," covering topics from natural and biologic…
Abe : Abraham Lincoln in his times / David S. Reynolds.
"ABE is a cultural biography of Abraham Lincoln, following Lincoln's monumental life from cradle to grave while weaving a narrative that includes Lincoln's cultural influences and the nation-wide and regional cultural trends and moods and happenings of hi…
His very best : Jimmy Carter, a life / Jonathan Alter.
An intimate portrait of the thirty-ninth president draws on fresh archival material to trace Jimmy Carter's improbable rise from a humble peanut farmer and complex man of faith to an American president and Nobel Prize-winning humanitarian.
Whale day : and other poems / Billy Collins.
"Billy Collins’s new collection brings together more than fifty poems and showcases his deft mixing of the playful and the serious that has made him one of our country’s most celebrated and widely read poets. Here are poems that leap with whimsy and imagi…
Can't even : how millennials became the burnout generation / Anne Helen Petersen.
"Do you feel like your life is an endless to-do list? Do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Instagram because you’re too exhausted to pick up a book? Are you mired in debt, or feel like you work all the time, or feel pressure to take whatever …
Troubles in paradise : a novel / Elin Hilderbrand.
"After uprooting her life in the States, Irene Steele has just settled in at the villa on St. John where her husband Russ had been living a double life. But a visit from the FBI shakes her foundations, and Irene once again learns just how little she knew …
Burning roses / S.L. Huang.
A wolf-weary Red Riding Hood and a middle-aged Hou Yi the Archer join forces when deadly sunbirds begin to ravage the countryside, threatening everything the pair have grown to love.
A deadly education : a novel / Naomi Novik.
"I decided that Orion Lake needed to die after the second time he saved my life. Everyone loves Orion Lake. Everyone else, that is. Far as I’m concerned, he can keep his flashy combat magic to himself. I’m not joining his pack of adoring fans. I don’t n…
Battle ground / Jim Butcher.
"Things are about to get serious for Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard. Harry has faced terrible odds before. He has a long history of fighting enemies above his weight class. The Red Court of vampires. The fallen angels of the Order of th…
The gift of family / Mary Monroe.
"Successful, secure, and still very much in love, middle-aged couple Eugene and Rosemary Johnson have never given up on one special wish—to be parents. And while Christmas always brings happiness and a whirlwind of holiday fun, their hopes for children of…
Happily this Christmas / Susan Mallery.
"Wynn Beauchene has a thriving business, a great kid and a mildly embarrassing crush on the guy next door, local cop Garrick McCabe. She's a strong, independent woman who can't help dreaming what-if about a man she barely knows. Until he needs her help. G…
Immortal angel / Lynsay Sands.
"For almost two centuries, Ildaria Garcia has been on the run, a trouble magnet with a knack for taking down bad guys. Lately, her vigilante tendencies have drawn unwelcome attention to her fellow Immortals. Forced to relocate, Ildaria is supposed to lay …
The orphan's guilt / Archer Mayor.
"A straightforward traffic stop snowballs into a homicide investigation after Joe Gunther and his fellow investigators peel back layer upon layer of history and personal heartbreak to learn a decades-old hidden truth. John Rust is arrested for drunk driv…
The brightest star / Fern Michaels.
Writing biographies to support her family's struggling Christmas shop, Lauren is assigned to pen the life story of online retailer mogul, John Gerald Giompalo, who has put hundreds of small companies out of business and despite her misgivings, Lauren trav…
Christmas cupcake murder / Joanne Fluke.
Firing up the Cookie Jar's ovens to attend a lengthy holiday checklist, Hannah Swensen helps loved ones manage seasonal doldrums before she is challenged to identify a skilled antique restorer found near death outside her bakery.
The end of the day / Bill Clegg.
"A retired widow in rural Connecticut wakes to an unexpected visit from her childhood best friend whom she hasn't seen in forty-nine years. An older man who has traveled from Manhattan to meet his newborn granddaughter collapses in a hotel lobby in Bethle…
Trust : America's best chance / Pete Buttigieg.
"In Trust, Pete Buttigieg demonstrates how trust will be essential in order to face the unique challenges of the decades ahead. Trust is essential to the foundation of America's democracy, asserts Pete Buttigieg, the former presidential candidate and Sout…
Unprepared : America in the time of coronavirus / compiled and edited by Jon Sternfeld ; introduction by Timothy Egan.
A chronicle of the COVID-19 pandemic as it unfolded gathers statements from President Trump and other elected officials, leading journalists, and scientists to offer a portrait of the confusion, drama, and fear that defined the outbreak.
The meaning of Mariah Carey / Mariah Carey with Michaela Angela Davis.
The global icon, award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, actress, mother, daughter, sister, storyteller, and artist tells the unfiltered story of her life.
This isn't happening : Radiohead's
"The making and meaning of Radiohead's groundbreaking, controversial, epoch-defining album, Kid A"--Provided by publisher.
FODMAP friendly : 95 vegetarian & gluten-free recipes for the digestively challenged / Georgia McDermott.
"A low-FODMAP cookbook for vegetarians with 95 delicious recipes to help manage IBS and food intolerances. Includes vegan-friendly and gluten-free recipes"--Provided by publisher.
True comfort : more than 100 cozy recipes free of gluten and refined sugar / Kristin Cavallari.
"The Work shall be a cookbook with approximately 100 recipes for cozy comfort food on busy weeknights and for entertaining friends and family on slower weekends"--Provided by publisher.
The good fight : wanting to leave, choosing to stay, and the powerful practice for loving faithfully / Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin.
"An honest portrayal of fights and forgiveness from country music singer Jana Kramer and NFL player Mike Caussin, whose Whine Down podcast reveals the couple's fights and disagreements in real time for listeners"--Provided by publisher.
Overstated : a coast-to-coast roast of the 50 states / Colin Quinn.
The comedian star of the one-man Broadway show "Red State, Blue State" lampoons the idiosyncrasies of the fifty states of the United States, sharing sharp-witted observations about their contradictory interpretations of the Constitution and a representati…
Solutions and other problems / Allie Brosh.
"Solutions and Other Problems includes humorous stories from Allie Brosh’s childhood; the adventures of her very bad animals; merciless dissection of her own character flaws; incisive essays on grief, loneliness, and powerlessness; as well as reflections …
Nala's world : one man, his rescue cat, and a bike ride around the globe / Dean Nicholson.
The @1bike1world Instagram sensation shares the full story of his life-changing relationship with his rescue cat, Nala, and their inspiring bicycle journeys through the refugee camps, remarkable terrains and animal shelters of the world.
Good morning, monster : a therapist shares five heroic stories of emotional recovery / Catherine Gildiner.
""Catherine Gildiner is nothing short of masterful-as both a therapist and writer. In these pages, she has gorgeously captured both the privilege of being given access to the inner chambers of people's lives, and the meaning that comes from watching them …
Dancing with the octopus : a memoir of a crime / Debora Harding.
"For readers of Educated and The Glass Castle, a harrowing, redemptive and profoundly inspiring memoir of childhood trauma and its long reach into adulthood. One Omaha winter day in November 1978, when Debora Harding was just fourteen, she was abducted at…
Rise up : confronting a country at the crossroads / Reverend Al Sharpton ; foreword by Michael Eric Dyson.
The respected civil rights leader and host of "PoliticsNation" presents a rousing call to action that examines the administrations of Barack Obama and Donald Trump while heralding the movements that have emerged in response to today's political turbulence…
Standoff : race, policing, and a deadly assault that gripped a nation / Jamie Thompson.
"On July 7, 2016, hundreds of protesters gathered in Dallas after the shooting of two black men-Philando Castile and Alton Sterling-by white policemen. One hundred Dallas police officers stood guard. At around nine p.m., a gunman opened fire into the line…
The folly and the glory : America, Russia, and political warfare, 1945-2020 / Tim Weiner.
"With vivid storytelling and riveting insider accounts, Weiner traces the roots of political warfare – the conflict America and Russia have waged with espionage, sabotage, diplomacy and disinformation – from 1945 until 2020. America won the cold war, but …
Elsewhere / Dean Koontz.
Since his wife left them, Jeffy Coltrane has worked to maintain a normal life for himself and his eleven-year-old daughter, Amity, but when a local eccentric entrusts Jeffy with hiding a strange device that allows people to jump between parallel planes, h…
The talented Miss Farwell : a novel / Emily Gray Tedrowe.
A seemingly unassuming and sensible community treasurer uses embezzled funds to finance a spiraling art habit that immerses her in the identity of a wealthy collector and renders her increasingly indebted to her unsuspecting neighbors.
Daughter of Black Lake / Cathy Marie Buchanan.
"In a world of pagan traditions and deeply rooted love, a girl in jeopardy must save her family and community, in a transporting historical novel by nationally bestselling author Cathy Marie Buchanan. It's the season of Fallow, in the era of iron. In a no…
The invisible life of Addie LaRue / V. E. Schwab.
"France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across c…
Hench : a novel / Natalie Zina Walschots.
A "smart, imaginative, and evocative novel of love, betrayal, revenge, and redemption, told with razor-sharp wit and affection, in which a young woman discovers the greatest superpower—for good or ill—is a properly executed spreadsheet. Anna does boring t…
The return / Nicholas Sparks.
"Trevor Benson never intended to move back to New Bern, North Carolina. But when a mortar blast outside the hospital where he worked sent him home from Afghanistan with devastating injuries, the dilapidated cabin he’d inherited from his grandfather seemed…
Unrestricted access : new and classic short fiction / James Rollins.
An anthology of short fiction includes eleven previously published stories as well as a full-length novella featuring Captain Tucker Wayne and his military war dog, Kane.
And now she's gone / Rachel Howzell Hall.
"Isabel Lincoln is gone. But is she missing? It’s up to Grayson Sykes to find her. Although she is reluctant to track down a woman who may not want to be found, Gray’s search for Isabel Lincoln becomes more complicated and dangerous with every new revelat…
Eli's promise / Ronald H. Balson.
"A "fixer" in a Polish town during World War II, his betrayal of a Jewish family, and a search for justice 25 years later-by the winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Eli's Promise is a masterful work of historical fiction spanning three eras-Nazi-occ…