Adult Non-fiction

These non-fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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Blood money : why the powerful turn a blind eye while China kills Americans / Peter Schweizer.
"It's often said that China is in a cold war with America. The reality is far worse: the war is hot, and the body count is one-sided. China is killing Americans and working aggressively to maximize the carnage while our leaders remain passive and, in some…
A different kind of fast : feeding our true hungers in Lent / Christine Valters Paintner ; illustrations by Kreg Yingst.
"Fasting is not just the physical practice of giving up food. Fasting can also be a way to combat our culture of endless distractions and busyness. Fasting is an act of letting go, of making more internal space to listen to the sacred whispers of our live…
The widow Washington : the life of Mary Washington / Martha Saxton.
"The Widow Washington is the first life of Mary Ball Washington, George Washington’s mother, based on archival sources. Her son’s biographers have, for the most part, painted her as self-centered and crude, a trial and an obstacle to her oldest child. But…
Butch heroes / Ria Brodell.
"Katherina Hetzeldorfer, tried 'for a crime that didn't have a name' (same sex sexual relations) and sentenced to death by drowning in 1477; Charles aka Mary Hamilton, publicly whipped for impersonating a man in eighteenth-century England; Clara, aka 'Big…
Night / Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Marion Wiesel ; [memorial tribute by President Barak Obama ; foreword by Amabassador Samantha Power ; afterword by Elisha Wiesel]
"Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were deported to Auschwitz and then Buchenwald. Night is the shattering record of his memories of the death of his mother, father, and little sister, Tsipora; the deat…
Four thousand paws : caring for the dogs of the Iditarod : a veterinarian's story / Lee Morgan.
An intimate account―the first from a trail veterinarian―of the canines who brave the challenges of the Iditarod. Few sporting events attract as much attention, or create as much spectacle, as the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Each March, despite subzero …
The lede : dispatches from a life in the press / Calvin Trillin.
"Calvin Trillin has reported serious pieces across America for The New Yorker, covered the civil rights movement in the South for Time, and written comic verse for The Nation. But one of his favorite subjects over the years—a superb fit for his unique com…
The cure for burnout : how to find balance and reclaim your life / Emily Ballesteros.
"Is dread the first thing you feel when you wake up in the morning? Are you working in the evenings and on weekends to 'catch up'? Have you already beat burnout once, only to find it creeping back? If you answered yes to any of these, you're in need of a …
Seasonal living with herbs : how to grow, harvest, preserve and use herbs year round / Jess Buttermore.
"Unlock the full potential of seasonal herbs. This is your go-to resource for discovering the extraordinary benefits of nature's bounty. Learn how to preserve herbs and harness their medicinal properties, explore creative ways to use herbs in your everyda…
The making of a king : King Charles III and the modern monarchy / Robert Hardman.
"No British monarch has had a tougher act to follow. Now, after seventy years of waiting and preparation, King Charles III is not just the head of the most famous family in the world. He is the custodian of a thousand-year-old institution which must redef…
WordPress all-in-one for dummies / by Lisa Sabin-Wilson.
"With the help of WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, you can get your first WordPress blog or website set up in no time. Fully updated for the latest WordPress releases, this 8-books-in-1 guide walks you through all the features of this powerful web builde…
In a league of her own : celebrating female firsts in the world of sports / Bonnie-Jill Laflin.
"A half-century after Title IX legislation leveled the playing field for women and girls, the time has come to celebrate the lives and careers of some of the most notable groundbreaking women in sports, while also encouraging future generations to make hi…
Zenith man : death, love, and redemption in a Georgia courtroom / McCracken Poston Jr..
"In October 1997, the town of Ringgold in northwest Georgia was shaken by reports of a murder in its midst. A dead woman was found in Alvin Ridley’s house—and even more shockingly, she was the wife no one knew he had. McCracken Poston had been a state re…
House cat : inspirational interiors & the elegant felines who call them home / Paul Barbera ; with Rafael Waack.
"This is not a book about cats. Nor is it a book on interiors. It is somewhere in-between: a look at how cats and interiors interact, and how cats become a fundamental part of one’s home. Really, it is about how a cat completely takes over their home. Hou…
Misunderstood vegetables : how to fall in love with sunchokes, rutabaga, eggplant, and more / Becky Selengut ; photography by Clare Barboza.
"Maybe you just discovered celery root (a lumpy, softball-sized bulb), at the grocery store. Or perhaps you received watermelon radishes in a CSA package. Did a parsnip catch your eye at the farmers’ market? Even vegetables you think you know, like cabbag…
The gardener of Lashkar Gah : the Afghans who risked everything to fight the Taliban / Larisa Brown.
"The 20-year war fought by the US and its allies in Afghanistan is the longest war of the 21st century. It brought opportunity and tragedy for those who were forced to live through it. The abrupt withdrawal of British and American troops in 2021, in what …
Gratitude : why giving thanks is key to our well-being / Cornelius Plantinga.
"Going deeper than mindfulness and positive psychology, Plantinga explores gratitude in a theologically informed and pastorally sensitive way. He shows that being grateful to God is not only our righteous duty but also the single best predictor of our wel…
Practical optimism : the art, science, and practice of exceptional well-being / Sue Varma, MD.
"As the first medical director and attending psychiatrist at the World Trade Center Mental Health Program, Dr. Sue Varma worked directly with civilian and first-responder survivors in the aftermath of 9/11. There, she met people at every point of the stre…
Why we read : on bookworms, libraries, and just one more page before lights out / Shannon Reed.
We read to escape, to learn, to find love, to feel seen. We read to encounter new worlds, to discover new recipes, to find connection across difference or simply to pass a rainy afternoon. No matter the reason, books have the power to keep us safe, to cha…
Rand McNally road atlas : easy to read, United States, Canada, Mexico. 2024.
"Beginning with its predecessor, the Auto Chum in 1924, the Rand McNally Road Atlas has been the essential, trusted tool for road travelers for 100 years. Celebrating its centennial anniversary, this 2024 Special Collector's Edition features a trip down m…
The pursuit of happiness : how classical writers on virtue inspired the lives of the founders and defined America / Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, National Constitution Center.
"The Declaration of Independence identified 'the pursuit of happiness' as one of our unalienable rights, along with life and liberty. Jeffrey Rosen, the president of the National Constitution Center, profiles six of the most influential founders—Benjamin …
Manga now! : how to draw action figures for graphic novels / Keith Sparrow.
"[This] book...guides you step by step through 16 exciting, action-packed pin-ups allowing you to explore a range of poses, characters and perspectives. Follow the step by steps and the basic techniques to build up your confidence and before you know it y…
The farm table / Julius Roberts.
"Professionally trained chef Julius Roberts left a busy and frantic London restaurant life to pursue his dream of living sustainably on a small farm in the English countryside. The Farm Table transports us to his farmstead, taking us through a calendar ye…
Never too small : reimagining small space living / created by Colin Chee ; written by Joel Beath & Elizabeth Price.
"What does the future of urban living look like? Joel Beath and Elizabeth Price explore this question drawing inspiration from a diverse collection of apartment designs, all smaller than 50m2/540ft2. Through the lens of five small-footprint design princ…
The backyard beekeeper [5th edition] : an absolute beginner's guide to keeping bees in your yard and garden / Kim Flottum.
"Enjoy the time-honored tradition of beekeeping in your own backyard or urban rooftop with this accessible resource for beekeepers of all skill levels, now in its 5th edition. In addition to content updates to reflect the most recent research and technolo…
The Andy Warhol diaries / edited by Pat Hackett.
"Spanning the mid-1970s until just a few days before his death in 1987, The Andy Warhol Diaries is a compendium of the more than twenty thousand pages of the artist's diary that he dictated daily to Pat Hackett. In it, Warhol gives us the ultimate backsta…
All in her head : the truth and lies early medicine taught us about women's bodies and why it matters today /  Elizabeth Comen.
"For as long as medicine has been a practice, women's bodies have been treated like objects to be practiced on: examined and ignored, idealized and sexualized, shamed, subjugated, mutilated, and dismissed. The history of women’s healthcare is a story in w…
Cocktails with George and Martha : movies, marriage, and the making of Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? / Philip Gefter.
"From its debut in 1962, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? was a wild success and a cultural lightning rod. The play transpires over one long, boozy night, laying bare the lies, compromises, and scalding love that have sustained a middle-aged…
Hits, flops, and other illusions : my fortysomething years in Hollywood / Ed Zwick
"'I’ll be dropping a few names,' Ed Zwick confesses in the introduction to his book. 'Over the years I have worked with self-proclaimed masters-of-the-universe, unheralded geniuses, hacks, sociopaths, savants, and saints.' He has encountered these Hollywo…
Meditation for the real world : finding peace in everyday life / Ann Swanson.
"No matter how busy you are, wherever you are, your age, or what you are going through, meditation offers simple, fast relief and can support you in your day-to-day life. Through science-backed, practical and accessible guidance, this book will show you h…
Love hacks : simple solutions to your most common relationship issues / Kelli Miller.
"An experienced therapist, radio personality, and bestselling author offers 21st-century solutions to the most frequent relationship pitfalls that continue to plague couples. In concise, easy-to-digest chapters, she breaks down the fifteen most common iss…
What's my tween thinking? : practical child psychology for modern parents / Tanith Carey ; clinical psychologist, Dr Angharad Rudkin ; foreword by Carl Pickhardt.
"Parenting just got tougher. As your child’s brain rewires, hormones kick in, and independence beckons, a perfect storm for family conflict emerges. But help is at hand. Divided into two sections – aged 8 to 10 and aged 10 to 12 – this practical parenting…
How to ADHD : an insider's guide to working with your brain (not against it) / Jessica McCabe.
"Diagnosed with ADHD at age twelve, Jessica struggled with a brain that she didn’t understand. She lost things constantly, couldn’t finish projects, and felt like she was putting more effort in than everyone around her while falling further and further be…
GED test 5-hour quick prep for dummies / by Tim Collins, PhD.
GED Test 5-Hour Quick Prep For Dummies is for test-takers who want to get in, get out, and get it over with. The product gives readers a 5-hour plan, divided into study blocks, to help test-takers get a basic acquaintance with the exam so they can go into…
Why we remember : unlocking memory's power to hold on to what matters / Charan Ranganath, PhD.
"A new understanding of memory is emerging from the latest scientific research. In Why We Remember, pioneering neuroscientist and psychologist Charan Ranganath radically reframes the way we think about the everyday act of remembering. Combining accessible…
Fast & fun lap quilts : 9 patterns for 10
"Start with Squares...end with success! Transform 10" squares into quilts that are fun to make, yet have an intriguing, complex look. Perfect for beginners and advanced stitchers alike, each of the nine projects includes pointers on making the most out of…
World of Warcraft chronicle. Volume 1 / written by Chris Metzen, Matt Burns, and Robert Brooks ; full-color illustrations by Peter C. Lee ; additional art by Joseph LaCroix.
"Journey through an age of myth and legend, long before the Horde and the Alliance. This definitive tome reveals untold stories about the birth of the cosmos, the rise of ancient empires, and the forces that shaped Azeroth. Featuring original art, this is…
World of Warcraft chronicle. Volume 3 / written by Chris Metzen, Matt Burns, and Robert Brooks ; full-color illustrations by Arthur Bozonnet, Cole Eastburn, Stanton Feng, Roman Kenney, Peter C. Lee, Daryl Mandryk, Yewon Park, Dan Scott, Robert Sevilla, Abe Taraky, Konstantin Turovec, Bayard Wu ; additional art by Joseph Lacroix.
"World of Warcraft, Chronicle: Volume III resumes the epic multipart saga of Azeroth as agents of the Burning Legion unleash a mysterious plague of undeath, thrusting the Horde and the Alliance Proudmoore, Thrall, and Illidan Stormrage must decide how muc…
Rightsize today to create your best life tomorrow : a motivational guide for those seeking their ideal home later in life / Marni Jameson.
"Moving is no fun. Neither is getting rid of stuff. And both jobs get harder as we get older. So, when those over a certain age — say, in the last third of life — are looking to downsize and move all at the same time, many will conclude, “I’ll just stay p…
Private equity : a memoir / Carrie Sun.
"When we meet Carrie Sun, she can’t shake the feeling that she’s wasting her life. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Carrie excelled in school, graduated early from MIT, and climbed the corporate ladder, all in pursuit of the American dream. But at twen…
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books / Azar Nafisi.
"For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Nafisi gathered seven young women at her house every Thursday morning to read and discuss forbidden works of Western literature. They were all former students whom she had taught at university. Some came from c…
The complete book of chess strategy : grandmaster techniques from A to Z / by Jeremy Silman.
"An easy-to-understand guide to chess strategy—conceptual planning—has always been the amateur’s dream. The Complete Book of Chess Strategy makes that dream a reality. This comprehensive guide in dictionary form, the first of its kind, makes all aspects o…
True believer : Hubert Humphrey's quest for a more just America / James Traub.
"Hubert Humphrey was liberalism’s most dedicated defender, and its most public and tragic sacrifice. As a young politician in 1948, he defied segregationists and forced the Democratic Party to commit itself to civil rights. As a senator in 1964, he made g…
Why can't I get it together? : kick unrealistic expectations to the curb and rest in God's truth / Jamie Ivey.
"We’re trying to 'get it together' in areas we have no control over. We keep trying, but we’ll never move the needle to a better future because it has nothing to do with us or anything we can do. You don’t always have to give in to what the world, your fa…
White rural rage : the threat to American democracy / Tom Schaller and Paul Waldman.
"It's an open secret that voters in smaller, less populous states have more electoral power than their urban counterparts, so why are these same voters the most eager to leave behind democratic principles? In Held Hostage, political scientists Thomas Scha…
Life after power : seven presidents and their search for purpose beyond the White House / Jared Cohen.
"Life After Power tells the stories of seven former presidents, from the Founding to today. Each changed history. Each offered lessons about how to decide what to do in the next chapter of life. Thomas Jefferson was the first former president to accompli…
Birding to change the world : a memoir / Trish O'Kane.
"In this uplifting memoir, a professor and activist shares what birds can teach us about life, social change, and protecting the environment. Trish O'Kane is an accidental ornithologist. In her nearly two decades writing about justice as an investigative …
American woman / Katie Rogers.
"The first definitive exploration of the role of the twenty-first century First Lady, painting a comprehensive portrait of Jill Biden and the evolution of the First Lady's role from ceremonial figurehead to political operative--from a White House correspo…
American Negra : a memoir / Natasha S. Alford.
"Alford illustrates the complexity of being multiethnic in Upstate New York and society’s flawed teachings about matters of identity. When she travels to Puerto Rico for the first time, she is the darkest in her family, and navigates shame for not speakin…
Whiskey tender : a memoir / Deborah Jackson Taffa.
"Deborah Jackson Taffa was raised to believe that some sacrifices were necessary to achieve a better life. Her grandparents—citizens of the Quechan Nation and Laguna Pueblo tribe—were sent to Indian boarding schools run by white missionaries, while her pa…
Languishing : how to feel alive again in a world that wears you down / Corey Keyes.
"Languishing—the state of mental weariness that erodes our self-esteem, motivation, and sense of meaning—can be easy to brush off as the new normal, especially since indifference is one of its symptoms. It is not a synonym for depression and its attendant…
Cancel culture dictionary : an A to Z guide to winning the war on fun / Jimmy Failla.
You may know Jimmy Failla as the best dressed man in cable news. A force multiplier of positive energy on the radio who sounds like he gets paid in Tequila and Tide Pods. But he's also a former New York City Taxi Driver who's spent countless hours convers…
The great wave : the era of radical disruption and the rise of the outsider / Michiko Kakutani.
"An urgent examination of how disruptive politics, technology, and art are capsizing old assumptions in a great wave of change breaking over today's world, creating both opportunity and peril--from the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and author of the New Y…
Latinoland : a portrait of America's largest and least understood minority / Marie Arana.
LatinoLand is an exceptional, all-encompassing overview of Hispanic America based on personal interviews, deep research, and Marie Arana's life experience as a Latina. At present, Latinos comprise 20 percent of the US population, a number that is growing.…
Means of control : How the hidden alliance of tech and government is creating a new American surveillance state / Byron Tau.
"A sweeping exposé of the U.S. government's alliance with data brokers, tech companies, and advertisers, and how their efforts are reshaping surveillance and privacy as we know it. Our modern world is awash in surveillance. Most of us are dimly aware of t…
But you don't look Arab : and other tales of unbelonging / Hala Gorani.
"What is it like to have no clear identity in a world full of labels? How can people find a sense of belonging when they have never felt part of a 'tribe?' And how does a blonde-haired, blue-eyed woman who's never lived in the Middle East honor her Arab M…
A real right to vote : how a constitutional amendment can safeguard American democracy / Richard L. Hasen.
"Throughout history, too many Americans have been disenfranchised or faced needless barriers to voting. Part of the blame falls on the Constitution, which does not contain an affirmative right to vote. The Supreme Court has made matters worse by failing t…
Normal women : 900 years of making history / Philippa Gregory.
"Did you know that there are more penises than women in the Bayeux Tapestry? That the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 was started and propelled by women who were protesting a tax on women? Or that celebrated naturalist Charles Darwin believed not just that women…
The unit : my life fighting terrorists as one of America's most secret military operatives / Adam Gamal ; with Kelly Kennedy.
"Inside our military is a team of operators whose work is so secretive that the name of the unit itself is classified. Highly-trained in warfare, self-defense, infiltration, and deep surveillance, 'the Unit,' as the Department of Defense has asked us to r…
Otter country : an unexpected adventure in the natural world / Miriam Darlington.
"Mysterious, graceful, and ever-clever, otters have captivated our imaginations, despite the fact that few people have encountered one in the wild. In Otter Country, celebrated nature writer Miriam Darlington captures the fascination she’s had for these p…
Money's not a math problem : the real reason you're broke, and what to do about it / Jade Warshaw.
"Beliefs about budgeting - good and bad - are built over time. It's time to put an end to the dysfunctional beliefs you may have about budgeting - the same one that have kept you from getting your money right. That dreads B word (budget) can actually be a…
Uprooting : [from the Caribbean to the countryside : finding home in an English country garden] / Marchelle Farrell.
What is home? It is a question that has troubled Marchelle Farrell for her entire life. Years ago, like so many of the Black diaspora, she left behind the pristine beaches and emerald hills of Trinidad. Now she moves again for the verdant, peaceful surrou…
The four roads to heaven : France and the Santiago pilgrimage / Edwin Mullins.
There are four roads leading to Santiago, which combine to form a single road. So begins The Pilgrims Guide, the world's first guidebook. Written early in the twelfth century by Benedictine monks, it served travelers taking part in the great pilgrimage of…
How to create little happy learners : 60 simple learning and craft activities for 0-5 year olds / Sophie David.
"Written by Sophie David, a former early years teacher and adviser who is now a stay-at-home mum with 3 children under 5, she is now channelling her knowledge and creativity to show-case the craft ideas she was using to keep her children entertained. Here…
Chicken soup for the soul. Me and my dog / Amy Newmark.
"We're all crazy about our dogs. We can't get enough of them, and we can’t read enough about them. This book contains 101 of our very best dog stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul’s extensive library. Get cozy, cuddle with your canine companion, and imm…
What your ADHD child wishes you knew : working together to empower kids for success in school and life / Dr. Sharon Saline ; foreword by Dr. Laura Markham.
"You’ve read all the expert advice, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope better and stay on track, you’re still struggling with everyday issues like homework, chores, getting to soccer practice on time, and simply getting along without pu…
With every great breath : new and selected essays, 1995-2023 / Rick Bass.
"Spanning his storied career, these new and selected essays attempt to take a brief step to the side, away from lamentation and prescription, to inhabit, as deeply as possible, the greater depths of the beauty in each moment. With Every Great Breath range…
The art of peace / Morihei Ueshiba ; translated & edited by John Stevens.
"The inspirational teachings in this collection show the real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature. The teachings are drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founder of the Japanese martial art …
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ; Pearl and Sir Orfeo / translated by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien.
"It’s Christmas at Camelot and King Arthur won’t begin to feast until he has witnessed a marvel of chivalry. A mysterious knight, green from head to toe, rides in and brings the court’s wait to an end with an implausible challenge to the Round Table: he w…
Ecology of a cracker childhood / Janisse Ray.
"Ray grew up in a junkyard along U.S. Highway 1, hidden from Florida-bound travelers by hulks of old cars. In language at once colloquial, elegiac, and informative, Ray redeems her home and her people, while also cataloging the source of her childhood hop…
Amigurumi treasures : 15 crochet projects to cherish / Erinna Lee.
"[D]esigner Erinna Lee draws up a map to help you find her most darling amigurumi...The 15 amigurumi in this book are little gems, waiting to be discovered and cherished by you. They’re outfitted with the most kawaii accessories that you can mix and match…
Foraged & recycled art : 35 projects made from found, natural, and repurposed materials / Clare Youngs.
"With ideas for makes from gifts and stationery to homewares and decorations, this collection shows you how to craft innovative projects from foraged and upcycled materials. The 35 designs include a festive gilded leaf garland, pretty seedpod coasters, fl…
Modern day quilter: 16 patchwork quilts and projects for everyday life / Kiley Ferons.
"Surround yourself in tradition with a modern flair! Author and quilt-aficionado Kiley Ferons modernizes quilt making through her innovative color schemes and up-to-date design trends. Modern Day Quilter is the must-have guide for beginners as it takes yo…
Bloom County the complete library. Vol. One / Berkeley Breathed.
"The first book introduces the beloved Opus the Penguin, as well as Bill the Cat, Cutter John, Michael Binkley, Milo Bloom, Steve Dallas, and others. This volume also contains insightful commentary by Berkeley Breathed on his quirky creations. Every strip…
The silver spoon pasta : authentic italian recipes.
"The ultimate guide to cooking pasta the Italian way -- straight from the kitchens of THE SILVER SPOON, Italy's most beloved and trusted cookbook for more than 70 years. From classics such as Spaghetti Carbonara and Penne Arrabbiata, to more ambitious rec…
TOEFL iBT prep 2024 / the staff of the Princeton Review.
Provides techniques for the Test of English as a Foreign Language such as effectively organizing and identifying key ideas and brushing up on grammar basics, as well as two full-length simulated TOEFL iBT tests with online audio files.
Splinters : another kind of love story / Leslie Jamison.
"In her first memoir, Jamison turns her unrivaled powers of perception on some of the most intimate relationships of her life: her consuming love for her young daughter, a ruptured marriage once swollen with hope, and the shaping legacy of her own parents…
Supercommunicators : how to unlock the secret language of connection / Charles Duhigg.
"Come inside a jury room as one juror leads a starkly divided room to consensus. Join a young CIA officer as he recruits a reluctant foreign agent. And sit with an accomplished surgeon as he tries, and fails, to convince yet another cancer patient to opt …
Slow noodles : a Cambodian memoir of love, loss, and family recipes / Chantha Nguon with Kim Green.
"In Slow Noodles, Chantha Nguon recounts her life as a Cambodian refugee who loses everything and everyone—her home, her family, her country—all but the remembered tastes and aromas of her mother’s kitchen. She summons the quiet rhythms of 1960s Battamban…
Web coding & development all-in-one. 2nd edition / by Paul McFedries.
"Web Coding & Development All-in-One For Dummies is a one-stop resource for would-be developers who need guidance on the languages and steps used to build websites and applications. Learn the coding ropes and expand your existing skillset with this easy-t…
Foolproof : why misinformation infects our minds and how to build immunity / Snader Van Der Linden.
"From fake news to conspiracy theories, from inflammatory memes to misleading headlines, misinformation has swiftly become the defining problem of our era. The crisis threatens the integrity of our democracies, our ability to cultivate trusting relationsh…
The art and science of figure drawing : learn to observe, analyze, and draw the human body / Brent Eviston.
"The human figure is the most rewarding but the most challenging subject to draw. In this book, award-winning drawing instructor Brent Eviston demystifies the process and teaches practical skills that anyone can learn. Starting with simple shapes, the rea…
A map of future ruins : on borders and belonging / Lauren Markham.
"When and how did migration become a crime? Why does ancient Greece remain so important to the West’s idea of itself? How does nostalgia fuel the exclusion and demonization of migrants today? In 2021, Lauren Markham went to Greece, in search of her own Gr…
Are you prepared for the storm of love making? : letters of love and lust from the White House. / Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler.
"Our presidents loom so large in history that we often forget they are human. Are You Prepared for the Storm of Love Making? is a collection of handwritten love letters that offers a surprising and intimate portrait of the men who occupied the White House…
Archery from A to Z : an introductory guide to a sport everyone can enjoy / Christian Berg.
"Archery from A to Z covers all the basics, from purchasing the first bow to shooting techniques, plus an introduction to competitive archery and numerous resources to help new shooters further their archery journeys. This comprehensive volume is an inval…
The fall of Richard Nixon : a reporter remembers Watergate / Tom Brokaw.
"In August 1974, afte his involvement in the Watergate scandal could no longer be denied, Richard Nixon became the first and only president of the United States to resign from office in anticipation of certain impeachment. The year preceding that moment …
Staff of laurel, staff of ash : sacred landscapes in ancient nature myth / Dianna Rhyan.
"At the crossroads of nature and the human imagination, Earth is sentient, fertile, and eloquent. When ancient goddesses, outcasts, heroes, and poets speak, they speak on her behalf to reveal living myths that first enchanted sacred landscapes. Their prim…
Angel hill / Michael Longley.
"A remote townland in County Mayo, Carrigskeewaun has been for nearly fifty years Michael Longley‘s home-from-home, his soul-landscape. Its lakes and mountains, wild animals and flowers, its moody seas and skies have for decades lit up his poetry. Now the…
The unforgivable and other writings / by Cristina Campo ; translated from the Italian by Alex Andriesse
"Campo's subjects range from the canonical to the esoteric. She writes stylishly about Shakespeare and Doctor Zhivago, as well as flying carpets, sprezzatura, and the theophagic origins of the Latin liturgy. Her passion for Marianne Moore and T. S. Eliot …
The Ramadan cookbook : 80 delicious recipes perfect for Ramadan, Eid, and celebrating throughout the year / Anisa Karolia.
"In this cookbook, readers will find all the recipes they need to make Ramadan meals family-friendly and fuss-free. For Anisa Karolia—who is known for sharing her family’s traditional Indian and Malawi recipes—Ramadan, the month of fasting to celebrate th…
Mayo Clinic on healthy aging : an easy and comprehensive guide to keeping your body young, your mind sharp and your spirit fulfilled / Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Ph.D., Christina Chen, M.D., medical editors.
"Healthy aging isn’t simply a roll of the dice. How people age is a choice. Mayo Clinic on Healthy Aging discusses the biology of aging — why we age and how to slow the aging process. It delves into common health and lifestyle concerns and outlines steps …
Mayo Clinic guide to pain relief : how to better manage pain and regain function / Wesley P. Gilliam, Ph.D. ; Bruce Sutor, M.D., medical editors
"Are you tired of living with chronic pain? Do you want to move past it and live a full, meaningful life? Then this comprehensive guide from chronic pain experts at Mayo Clinic is for you. It explains how pain develops, how it can become chronic and what …
Farrow & Ball : how to redecorate / Joa Sudholme & Charlotte Cosby.
"Packed with decorating advice on everything from which white to use with with colour, how to select a neutral palette and easy-to-follow ways to build schemes for any room, this is set to become the definitive interior design sourcebook - whether you liv…
The Everglades : river of grass / Marjory Stoneman Douglas ; afterword by Michael Grunwald ; illustrated by Robert Fink.
"Before 1947, when Marjory Stoneman Douglas named The Everglades a 'river of grass,' most people considered the area worthless. She brought the world's attention to the need to preserve The Everglades. In the Afterword, Michael Grunwald tells us what has …
The artist's guide to drawing people : 600 reference images for body movements, facial expressions, and hands / Jean-Pierre Lamérand and Gilles Cours.
"An essential guide for all artists with more than 600 images to show how to draw realistic people with examples of movement, faces, and hands. Anatomy charts and rules of proportion will also allow users to accurately represent any human subject. Includi…
Make your memory : the modern crafters guide to beautiful scrapbook layouts, cards, and mini albums / Paige Evans.
"Preserve, celebrate, and cherish life’s most memorable moments with this creative guide to modern scrapbooking by prolific paper craft designer Paige Evans! This stunning project book is organized into three themes: scrapbook layouts, handmade cards, and…
Leo Lionni : storyteller, artist, designer / edited by Leonard S. Marcus, Steven Heller, Annie Lionni, Stephanie Haboush Plunkett.
"Leo Lionni (1910–1999) was a key figure of postwar visual culture, who believed that a smart, pithy design language could unite people across generations and cultural boundaries. He first achieved success in the field of graphic design, serving as the in…
Essential flies for the Great Lakes Region : patterns, and their histories, for trout, steelhead, salmon, smallmouth, muskie, and more / Jerry Darkes ; fly plate photos by Jimmy Chang.
"The Great Lakes sport fisheries (both in the lakes and the streams that flow into them) are extremely popular and key recreational outlets for anglers around the country who want premier fishing for trout, steelhead, salmon, bass, and other species on th…
Folded book art : 35 beautiful projects to transform your books, create cards, display scenes, decorations, gifts, and more / Clare Youngs.
"Follow Clare Youngs' simple step-by-step projects to make a huge variety of creative book art projects...All the projects have helpful step-by-step instructions and illustrations so all you need are a few old books and you are ready to start!" --publishe…
Fabulous flowers with acrylics : paint 22 blooms from delphiniums to dandelions / Ruth Alice Kosnick.
"For beginner and experienced painters who want to try their hand at painting flowers with acrylics. Ruth Alice Kosnick teaches you how to transform the beauty of nature into true color explosions on large canvases in her intensely colorful and dynamic st…
Adventures in cardboard / Eleanor Ford, Belinda Monck.
"A spaceship? A pair of butterfly wings or even a dinosaur? Anything’s possible with cardboard! Unleash your families imagination and enjoy endless hours of creative fun with the wonderful craft projects that all start with the humble cardboard box. Adven…
The new French look / Lauren Li.
"Trends comes and go, but French interiors, old or new, never go out of style. The new French look is spirited and fresh, layered but never fussy, effortless yet always chic. It confidently uses elements of color and pattern to create an elegant atmospher…
The Hebridean Baker at home : flavours & folklore from the Scottish islands / Coinneach MacLeod ; photography by Susie Lowe.
"Fàilte! I'm Coinneach, and this is my Hebridean home...In my kitchen, flavors become stories, bakes become family favorites and recipes are shared with friends from across the islands. Join me where the rolling hills of the Hebrides meet the rolling pins…
The resilience plan : a strategic approach to optimizing your work performance and mental health / Marie-Hélène Pelletier, PhD, MBA.
"Leaders and business professionals handle grueling hours and exceed high expectations. They are undaunted by challenges and embrace opportunities for growth. They assume they are resilient. But given enough demands, anyone can burn out. This makes logica…
The personal finance cookbook : easy-to-follow
"Certified Financial Planner certificant and celebrated social media creator Nick Meyer delivers a fun and engaging toolkit for a variety of personal finance tasks, including budgeting, investing, and buying a house. In the book, you'll find a cookbook-st…
Rick Steves Europe through the back door [40th edition] : the travel skills handbook / Rick Steves.
"After more than four decades of exploring Europe, Rick considers this travel skills handbook his life's work. He shares his knolege, experiences, and discoveries to help you make the most of your trip. With this guidebook, you'llk experience the cultur…
Hello, friends! : stories of dating, destiny, & day jobs / by Dulcé Sloan
"Dulcé Sloan’s first memoir is organized into essays from her life. From a childhood moving between cities, starting her own business selling toys at a Miami flea market, to being a Black kid in a predominately white school, she’s always used her masterfu…
The other significant others : reimagining life with friendship at the center / Rhaina Cohen.
"Why do we assume romantic relationships are more important than friendships? What do we lose when we expect a spouse to meet all our needs? And what can we learn about commitment, love, and family from people who put deep friendship at the center of thei…
Smoke and ashes : opium's hidden histories / Amitav Ghosh.
"When Amitav Ghosh began the research for his monumental cycle of novels the Ibis Trilogy, he was startled to learn how the lives of the nineteenth-century sailors and soldiers he wrote about were dictated not only by the currents of the Indian Ocean but …
The last of its kind : the search for the great auk and the discovery of extinction / Gísli Pálsson ; translated into English by Anna Yates.
"The great auk is one of the most tragic and documented examples of extinction. A flightless bird that bred primarily on the remote islands of the North Atlantic, the last of its kind were killed in Iceland in 1844. Gísli Pálsson, draws on firsthand accou…
Dear mom and dad : a letter about family, memory, and the America we once knew / Patti Davis.
"Eager to retell the narrative of her own family and her coming-of-age, Patti Davis casts aside misperceptions that defined her in the past. Far from being the enfant terrible, Dear Mom and Dad reveals young Patti as a sensitive child, who was not able to…
My side of the river : a memoir / Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez.
"Born to Mexican immigrants south of the Rillito River in Tucson, Arizona, Elizabeth had the world at her fingertips. She was preparing to enter her freshman year of high school as the number one student when suddenly, her own country took away the most i…
A murder in Hollywood : the untold story of Tinseltown's most shocking crime / Casey Sherman.
"From the outside, Hollywood starlet Lana Turner seemed to have it all—a thriving film career, a beautiful daughter, and the kind of fame and fortune that most people could only dream of. But when the famous femme fatale began dating mobster Johnny Stompa…
Budget travel for dummies / by Geoffrey Morrison
"Budget Travel For Dummies will help you plan your next vacation and make it affordable, with tips on how to maximize your budget and squeeze amazing experiences out of every penny. Written by a travel expert who has visited 60 countries across 6 continen…
The tastemaker : my life with the legends and geniuses of rock music / Tony King.
"Leaving school at the age of sixteen to start his career in the music industry at Decca Records, Tony King would soon find himself becoming a close friend and confidante to some of the world’s biggest artists--a far cry from his childhood days in Eastbou…
Rick Steves best of Scotland [3rd edition] / Rick Steves with Cameron Hewitt.
"In Rick Steves Best of Scotland you'll find essential Rick-tested information on the following top destinations, plus condensed coverage of several 'Best of the Rest' cities and towns." --publisher's website
New York State [9th edition] / Julie Schwietert Collazo.
"Discover all the jewels in the Empire State's crown, from the bright lights of Manhattan to wild landscapes upstate. See the best of the state with a flexible two-week itinerary or on day trips from New York City. Hike to waterfalls in the Adirondacks, h…
The other shore : a new translation of the Heart sutra with commentaries / Thich Nhat Hanh.
"This new translation of the Buddha's most important, most studied teaching offers a radical new interpretation. In September, 2014 Thich Nhat Hanh completed a profound and beautiful new English translation of the Prajñaparamita Heart Sutra, one of the m…
The complete beans & grains cookbook : a comprehensive guide with 450+ recipes / America's Test Kitchen.
"Attention omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans: This cookbook is for you. Whether you're just opening a can of black beans, taking the time to brine scarlet runners, or cooking teff, the test kitchen makes the world of beans and grains both approachable an…
The sock project : colorful, cool socks to knit and show off / Summer Lee.
"Sock projects are universally loved by knitters, but popular knitting creator Summer Lee has turned this favorite pastime topsy turvy with designs that feature the most electric colors and wow-patterns ever dreamt up. The Sock Project is a book for every…
Washington on foot : twenty-four walking tours and maps of Washington, D.C. / edited by William Bonstra and Judith Meany.
"With architectural illustrations and fascinating information on the city’s history and culture, Washington on Foot makes touring DC (and its neighboring Old Town Alexandria and Takoma Park) easy, entertaining, and educational. The book guides readers on …
An American dreamer : life in a divided country / David Finkel.
In this book "Brent Cummings finds himself coping with the feeling that the country he loves is fracturing in front of his eyes. An Iraq war veteran, raised to believe in a vision of America that values fairness, honesty, and respect for others, Cummings …
Untangle your emotions : naming what you feel and knowing what to do about it / Jennie Allen.
"How often have you heard, 'Don’t let your emotions get the best of you'? But what if instead of ignoring our feelings, we noticed them, named them, and let God use them to draw us closer to Himself and others? Many of us need to unlearn damaging message…
Bitter crop : the heartache and triumph of Billie Holiday's last year / Paul Alexander.
"This biography "gives us an unconventional portrait of arguably America’s most eminent jazz singer. He shrewdly focuses on the last year of her life—with relevant flashbacks to provide context—to evoke and examine the persistent magnificence of Holiday’s…
2020 : one city, seven people, and the year everything changed / Eric Klinenberg.
"2020 will go down alongside 1914, 1929, and 1968 as one of the most consequential years in history. This riveting and affecting book is the first attempt to capture the full human experience of that fateful time. At the heart of 2020 are seven vivid pro…
What have we here? : portraits of a life / Billy Dee Williams.
"Billy Dee Williams was born in Harlem in 1937 and grew up in a household of love and sophistication. As a young boy, he made his stage debut working with Lotte Lenya in an Ira Gershwin/Kurt Weill production where Williams ended up feeding Lenya her lines…
Santa Fe / writers, Lynne Arany, Natalie Bovis, Andrew Collins, Ariana Kramer.
"Whether you want to visit art galleries in Santa Fe, explore Georgia O'Keeffe's studio at Ghost Ranch, or learn about Native American history in Taos, the local Fodor's travel experts in New Mexico are here to help! Fodor's In Focus Santa Fe guidebook is…
How to win friends and influence fungi : collected quirks of science, tech, engineering, and math from nerd nite / [edited by] Dr. Chris Balakrishnan and Matt Wasowski ; illustrations by Kristen Orr.
"In the vein of acclaimed popular-science bestsellers such as Atlas Obscura, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry, The Way Things Work, What If?, and Undeniable, the co-founders of the global science organization Nerd Nite bring readers a collection o…
Mostly what God does : reflections on seeking and finding his love everywhere / Savannah Guthrie.
"If you ever struggle with your connection to God (or whether you even feel connected to a faith at all!), you're not alone. Especially in our modern world, with its relentless, never-ending news cycle, we can all grapple with such questions. Do we do tha…
Bogart / A.M. Sperber and Eric Lax.
"Bogart paints an indelible portrait of a complex man, from the privilege and abuse he experienced in childhood to his triumphant 1935 acting breakthrough in The Petrified Forest to his classic roles as the cynical idealist Rick of Casablanca and the drun…
The Internationalists : the fight to restore American foreign policy after Trump / Ward Alexander.
"The inside story of Biden’s foreign policy team and their struggle to restore America’s global influence in the aftermath of Trump. When Joe Biden assumed the United States presidency, he brought with him a team of all-star talent, perhaps the most expe…
Stories for your soul : Ordinary people. Extraordinary God. / Max Lucado.
"Life can be hard: grief, loss, busyness, financial hardships, abuse, broken relationships, and illness are just some of the difficulties we all face on a regular basis. It's easy to lose faith in your neighbor and feel like you’re alone--but Max Lucado a…
Frommer's New England / by Leslie Brokaw, Erin Trahan, Kim Knox Beckus [and 5 others]
"Frommer’s comprehensive guide to New England fans across this quintessentially American region to show readers how to explore quaint villages, historic sites dating to the country’s earliest days, and bustling cities. In this region nature decked out in …
The essential stoic : the most important writings from the masters of stoicism / Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, Seneca.
"Bringing together the essential writings of the three most influential Stoic philosophers, The Essential Stoic is an accessible and instructive guide to living a better life through the teachings of Stoicism, and includes an insightful introduction from …
The ballad of Speedball Baby : a memoir / Ali Smith.
This is "Ali Smith’s coming-of-age in ’90s New York as she commits to the messy, exhilarating life of a musician and must survive the slings and arrows society reserves for women who refuse to comply. As an only child reeling from the demolition of her pa…
The doctor was a woman : stories of the first female physicians on the frontier / Chris Enss.
"'No women need apply.' Western towns looking for a local doctor during the frontier era often concluded their advertisements in just that manner. Yet apply they did. And in small towns all over the West, highly trained women from medical colleges in the …
High blood pressure. 3rd edition / by Richard W. Snyder, DO, with Alan L Rubin, MD.
"Maintain healthy blood pressure with timeless wisdom and new breakthroughs in prevention and treatment...High Blood Pressure For Dummies explains all you need to know about blood pressure--and what to do when it gets too high. High blood pressure can lea…
Parenting anxious kids : understanding anxiety in children by age and stage / Regine Galanti, PhD.
"Do you suspect your child may have anxiety? While it's normal for children of all ages to experience fears and worries, if your child's anxiety interferes with their daily life, it's time to get some help. Parenting Anxious Kids is an accessible, researc…
Taste of Home. The new bakeshop classics : 247 vintage delights, coffeehouse bites & after-dinner highlights.
"Life is sweet. Celebrate it! Taste of Home Bakeshop Classics makes it easy. Discover the best recipes and the step-by-step techniques every home cook needs to treat the coffee klatsch, fill the cookie jar, bake up golden breads and master holiday-worthy …
Far beyond gold : running from fear to faith / Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone.
"What fears are standing in your way or holding you back? How do you want to become stronger? Olympic and World champion hurdler Sydney McLaughlin wants to help you answer these questions as she shares her personal story of struggles and victories, of fai…
Sleepless : unleashing the subversive power of the night self / Annabel Abbs-Streets.
Blending science, historical research and personal experience, an award-winning author, after experiencing a series of losses and unable to sleep, discovered, during her wakeful nights, the darkness became a place of sanctuary, filled with creativity, ref…
One nation under guns / by Dominic Erdozain.
"More than a hundred lives are lost to firearms every day in America. The cost is more than the numbers—it is the fear, the anxiety, the dread of public spaces that an armed society has created under the tortured rubric of freedom. But the norms of today …
What we've become : living and dying in a country of arms / Jonathan M. Metzl.
"When a naked, mentally ill white man with an AR-15 killed four young adults of color at a Waffle House, Nashville-based physician and gun policy scholar Dr. Jonathan M. Metzl once again advocated for commonsense gun reform. But as he peeled back evidence…
The essential guide to wood pallet projects : stunning ideas for furniture, decor, and more / Samantha Hartman and Danny Darke.
"Wooden shipping pallets have found an unlikely second life: beautiful, handcrafted home décor without the designer price. The DIY market has long been drawn to refurbishing furniture and interior design on a budget, but easily accessible wood pallets hav…
Quick prep cooking using ingredients from Trader Joe's / Jordan Zelesnick, creator of JZ Eats.
"Spend more time eating and less time prepping with these 60 mouthwatering meals made with ingredients from your favorite grocery store. Popular food blogger Jordan Zelesnick loves all the flavor-packed ingredients Trader Joe’s has to offer, and in this e…
John Hughes FAQ : all that's left to know about the man behind the movies / Thomas A. Christie.
"...Covering the entirety of Hughes's career, from his earliest features through to his mainstream box-office successes, John Hughes FAQ explores the key factors that contributed to his legendary status in the world of cinema. While Hughes has become espe…
Safe : a memoir of fatherhood, foster care, and the risks we take for family / Mark Daley.
"What does it take to keep a child safe? As a long-time strategist and activist fighting for better outcomes for foster children, Mark Daley thought he had the answer. But when Ethan and Logan, an adorable infant and a precocious toddler, entered into the…
Anti-intellectualism in American life ; The paranoid style in American politics : Uncollected essays, 1956-1965 / Richard Hofstadter ; Sean Wilentz, editor.
"Here for the first time in a single authoritative annotated edition are two masterworks by one of America's greatest historians, Richard Hofstadter (1916-1970). In the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anti-intellectualism in American life (1963) and in The paranoi…
The war below : lithium, copper, and the global battle to power our lives / Ernest Scheyder.
"A new economic war for critical minerals has begun, and The War Below is an urgent dispatch from its front lines. To build electric vehicles, solar panels, cell phones, and millions of other devices means the world must dig more mines to extract lithium,…
Masters of the air : America's bomber boys who fought the air war against Nazi Germany / Donald L. Miller.
"Masters of the Air is the deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler’s doorstep....Fighting at 25,000 feet in thin, freezing air that no warriors had ever encountered before, bomber crews battled new k…
The ultimate wildlife habitat garden : attract and support birds, bees, and butterflies / Stacy Tornio
"In The Ultimate Wildlife Habitat Garden, Stacy Tornio makes it easy to attract birds, bees, and butterflies to your home garden by sharing details about which plants attract specific creatures. Entice birds with black-eyed susans, attract bumblebees by p…
The giant book of tiny homes : living large in small spaces / John Riha.
"The Giant Book of Tiny Homes captures the essence of this downsizing trend by showcasing homes across a spectrum of styles and locations, each filled with stylish interiors, ingenious solutions for small-space living, and stories of contented homeowners.…
Bucket list family travel : share the world with your kids on 50 adventures of a lifetime / Jessica Gee of The Bucket List Family.
"As a family of five, the Bucket List Family has swum with whales in Tonga, slept in castles in Ireland, lived on a houseboat in Amsterdam, eaten breakfast with giraffes in Kenya, spent Halloween in Disneyland, and visited more than 90 countries around th…
Start your own consulting business [5th edition] : your step-by-step guide to success / The Staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. & Terry Rice.
"Whether you're a graphic designer, an accounting expert, or an advertising guru, your special skills are in high demand. Let the experts at Entrepreneur show you how to capitalize on your talents and help others achieve their business goals. With new an…
Dear sister : a memoir of secrets, survival, and unbreakable bonds / Michelle Horton.
"In September 2017, a knock on the door from police upends Michelle Horton’s life forever: her sister had just shot her partner and was now in jail. Everything Michelle thought she knew about her family unraveled in that moment. During the investigation t…
Stress resets : how to soothe your body and mind in minutes / Jennifer L. Taitz.
"Here’s a promise that could not be more timely or needed: You can dial down your stress in just a few minutes, with no ponderous meditations, medications, or martinis required. Written by Dr. Jennifer L. Taitz, a clinical psychologist who specializes in …
Here for it (the good, the bad, and the queso) : the how-to guide for deepening your friendships and doing life together / Amy Weatherly + Jess Johnston.
"Making friends as an adult is hard! It's weird and it's tricky and it can feel overwhelming. Maintaining those friendships and taking them to a deeper level can be even harder. Just as Amy and Jess gave readers a road map for finding real, authentic rela…
The top five regrets of the dying : a life transformed by the dearly departing / Bronnie Ware.
"After too many years of unfulfilling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with heart. Despite having no formal qualifications or previous experience in the field, she found herself working in palliative care. During the time she spent tending to …
Calisthenics for dummies / Mark Lauren, Joshua Clark.
"Calisthenics For Dummies will teach you how to become stronger and leaner, have more energy and less stress, and live longer, all while enjoying an exercise program that saves you time and money. With calisthenics and bodyweight exercise, you don't need …
The 5 principles of parenting : your essential guide to raising good humans / Dr. Aliza Pressman.
"The 5 Principles of Parenting doesn’t presume to tell you how to parent with 'my way is right' advice because the science is clear: There’s no one 'right' way to raise good humans. No matter how you were raised, how your coparent behaves, or how your kid…
Macros made easy : 60 quick and delicious recipes for hitting your protein, fat and carb goals / Danielle Lima, creator of Oh Snap Macros.
"Scrumptious, Macro-Friendly Recipes For Every Meal. If you thought tracking your macros meant never indulging in your favorite foods, think again! Danielle Lima, creator of the popular food blog Oh Snap Macros, provides 60 standout recipes for delicious …
How to raise the perfect dog : everything you need to know from puppyhood to adolescence and beyond / Adam Spivey of Southend Dog Training and Evan Norfolk.
"The first twelve months or so of a dog’s life are the hardest work, but Southend Dog Training founder Adam Spivey can help. In this handy guide to your puppy’s first year, he teaches you everything you need to know to understand your dog and help you bot…
Lovers in Auschwitz : a true story / Keren Blankfeld.
"Zippi Spitzer and David Wisnia were captivated by each other from the moment they first exchanged glances across the work floor. It was the beginning of a love story that could have happened anywhere. Except for one difference: this romance was unfolding…
Michigan rocks! : a guide to geologic sites in the Great Lakes State Paul Brandes.
"Michigan is the only state in the nation to border four of the five Great Lakes—giving it the nickname, the Great Lakes State. This abundance of shoreline translates to a multitude of rock exposed by waves and currents. Nearly the entire history of Earth…
Slow learner : essays / Jan Shoemaker.
"'Where, if anywhere, does nature leave off and the human mind begin?' Jan Shoemaker asks in these provocative, delightful, and eloquent essays. Again and again, Shoemaker braids whimsy and solemnity, inviting readers to eavesdrop not only on her thinking…
Growing bulbs in the natural garden : innovative techniques for combining bulbs and perennials in every season / Jacqueline van der Kloet ; English translation by Kay Dixon.
"From the earliest snowdrops to alpine violet, tulips, and late autumn crocuses, bulbs add interest and color to the garden throughout the year. Renowned naturalistic garden designer Jacqueline van der Kloet has mastered a nonchalant and magical style, wh…
The hearth witch's everyday herbal : a concise guide to correspondences, magic, and lore / Anna Franklin.
"Whether you use plants in your magical or daily life, this catalogue of commonly found herbs offers time-saving, user-friendly plant profiles, so you always have the wisdom you need right at your fingertips. Each entry includes the plant's: Magical Uses…
Pom-pom forest animals : craft an artisan yarn menagerie / Suanne Pypke ; English translation, Krista Hold.
"Craft whimsical, fluffy Pompom forest animals with a realistic finish! Create an artisan craft project with detailed instructions that will make you smile at every stage—perfect whether you're a creative enthusiast or new to pom-pom creations. There are…
A year in the enchanted garden : cultivating the witch's soul with spells, crafts9781302949051 & garden know-how / Monica Crosson.
"Dig into your Witchcraft with month-by-month gardening guidance for flowers, herbs, vegetables, trees, and more. Featuring dozens of spells, charms, and activities, this hands-on book helps you select, grow, and harvest the best plants for your region an…
Tarot for practical people : a simple and pop method to learn cartomancy / Alice Mastroleo ; translation: Emily Guidoni.
"Discover the world of Cartomany in the simplest, most direct, and pragmatic way possible. Overcome all the magical and esoteric complexities to go straight tot he heart of the subject with a unique, clear, and functional method....The original juxtaposi…
The future of Alzheimer's : finding inspiration & hope through expert insight / Sharon Ricardi.
In The Future of Alzheimer’s, the following are the two critical questions asked of more than 20 experts in the field of Alzheimer’s research and senior care. What advice would you give to the loved ones of someone newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s diseas…