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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Draw comics and graphic novels.
Packed with tips, techniques and step-by-step guides, this fantastic book shows young artists how to create action-packed comics and exciting graphic novels. This is not just a guide to drawing characters, but to the whole process of comic book and graphi…
Still foolin' 'em : where I've been, where I'm going, and where the hell are my keys? / Billy Crystal.
"Billy Crystal is turning 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt. In humor…
Continuation.
"Change is constant and learning new skills teaches us cmmmunication[sic] techniques. Staying encouraged is capable of being included in existance. Living comfortably comes with being able to express one self in ways that will heal the soul and record t…
Cauliflower : over 70 exciting ways to roast, rice, and fry one of the world's healthiest vegetables / Oz Telem.
Cauliflower is the undisputed queen of the vegetable world: nutritious, available year-round, easy to cook with and, of course, delicious. It is loved by so many, and yet, most people know of only a few ways to prepare it. In Cauliflower, Oz Telem praises…
The joy of genius : the next step beyond The big leap : a new way to end negative thinking and liberate your true creativity / Gay Hendricks, PH.D..
"Gay Hendricks broke new ground earlier this century with his bestselling classic, The Big Leap, which has become an essential resource for coaches, entrepreneurs, executives and health practitioners around the world. Now, Dr. Hendricks brings you his new…
Never grow up / Jackie Chan with Zhu Mo ; translated by Jeremy Tiang.
"A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world. Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by ge…
Show me how! :  build your child's self-esteem through reading, crafting, and cooking / Vivian Kirkfield.
"Show Me How! addresses, in a fun and practical way, the psychological and developmental challenges preschoolers encounter and offers true-life scenarios and crucial tips to help every parent identify and deal with six of the fundamental components of chi…
True crime in the Civil War : cases of murder, treason, counterfeiting, massacre, plunder, & abuse / Tobin T. Buhk.
Shows how the American Civil War created new opportunities for crime from revenge against personal enemies, counterfeiting, plunder, and abuse to massacre, and discusses the draft riot in Detroit, the Fort pillow Massacre, the rebel plot to burn New York …
No meat athlete : a plant-based nutrition and training guide for athletes at any level / Matt Frazier with Matthew Ruscigno ; foreword by Brendan Brazier.
"No Meat Athlete is the plant-based guide you need to perform at your very best, no matter where you are on your fitness journey. Combining proven training plans, easy yet innovative recipes, and motivational stories into a unique fitness guide, healthy-l…
Brat / Michael DeForge.
"A major star of minor crime struggles for delinquency relevancy as she ages out of the delinquent scene she pioneered. Michael DeForge presents the mid-career crisis of a merry prankster in his singular style that blurs the banal with the absurd."--Amazo…
Vaccines did not cause Rachel's autism : my journey as a vaccine scientist, pediatrician, and autism dad / Peter J. Hotez ; foreword by Arthur L. Caplan.
In Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism, Hotez draws on his experiences as a pediatrician, vaccine scientist, and father of an autistic child. Outlining the arguments on both sides of the debate, he examines the science that refutes the concerns of the …
Arabic for dummies / by Amine Bouchentouf.
"If you want to start speaking Arabic, this go-to book is packed with practical instruction, cultural fact, and handy references you won't want to be without! Inside, you'll find guidance on basic grammer, as well as the necessary vocabulary to make intro…
The bread and salt between us : recipes and stories from a Syrian refugee's kitchen / Mayada Anjari with Jennifer Sit ; foreword by José Andrés ; photography by Liz Clayman.
Organized by everyday fare, celebrations, and sweets, The Bread and Salt Between Us offers over forty recipes that recall the flavor and comforts of Mayada's home in Syria. From the fresh tabbouleh she learned to prepare alongside her mother and sisters t…
The Sourdough School : the ground-breaking guide to making gut-friendly bread / Vanessa Kimbell ; photography by Nassima Rothacker.
Achieve the delicious crust and addictive tang of a homemade sourdough loaf with this comprehensive guide from expert Vanessa Kimbell. At her renowned Sourdough School, Vanessa has taught countless students the secrets of this healthy, more easily digesti…
The great Minnesota cookie book : award-winning recipes from the Star Tribune's holiday cookie contest / Lee Svitak Dean and Rick Nelson ; photography by Tom Wallace.
"A celebration of the rich traditions, creativity, and taste of the region, The Great Minnesota Cookie Book collects the best-loved recipes and baking lore from fifteen years of the Star Tribune's popular holiday cookie contest. These are winning cookies …
A beginner's guide to quilting : you've always wanted to quilt-- now you can! / Christine Mann.
Learn the basics of quilting, from piecing and applique to quilting and binding
Frommer's. Ireland 2019 / by Jack Jewers.
Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, sightseeing, outdoor activities, shopping and entertainment.
This works : how to use mindulness to calm the hell down and just be happy / Paddy Brosnan.
A clear, comprehensive guide taking mindfulness back to basics so anyone can benefit from the increased joy and peace it brings.
Medical medium : liver rescue-- answers to eczema, psoriasis, diabetes, strep, acne, gout, bloating, gallstones, adrenal stress, fatigue, fatty liver, weight issues, SIBO & autoimmune disease / Anthony William ; [foreword by Christiane Northrup].
"The #1 New York Times best-selling author and beloved healing authority reveals how taking your liver off overload can help resolve a wide range of symptoms and conditions--and transform your health in ways you've never imagined. What if you could focus…
Astounding : John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the golden age of science fiction / Alec Nevala-Lee.
A comprehensive account of the creative partnership shared among literary visionaries Campbell, Heinlein, Asimov and Hubbard discusses how they invented modern science fiction and indelibly transformed world culture.
Heirs of the founders : the epic rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the second generation of American giants / H.W. Brands.
"From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how America's second generation of political giants--Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun--battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and deci…
Top 10 of everything 2019 / Paul Terry.
Uncle John's Top 10 of Everything 2019 covers all of this and more. Divided into sections-including Epic Structures, Outer Space, Forces of Nature, and Humankind-the book includes brilliant color art and photography, charts, lists, and tables to break dow…
Confident woman devotional : 365 daily inspirations / Joyce Meyer.
"Based on her #1 New York Times bestseller The Confident Woman, Joyce Meyer taps into concerns and issues that many women commonly experience -- lack of confidence, poor self-image, dysfunctional relationships -- and provides encouragement and practical w…
Innercise : the new science to unlock your brain's hidden potential / John Assaraf.
If you really have so much potential...why are you NOT using all of it? The latest brain science delivers the answers you need to break free and unlock the hidden power of your subconscious mind, so you earn more, live more, and achieve more than ever bef…
Go find : my journey to find the lost -- and myself / Susan Purvis.
Somewhere between hunting for gold in Latin America as a geologist and getting married to a new husband, thirty-three-year-old Susan Purvis loses her way. Susan comes to believe that a puppy and working on ski patrol at the last great ski town in Colorado…
Becoming / Michelle Obama.
In her memoir Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at t…
Queer eye : love yourself, love your life / Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk, and Karamo Brown with Monica Corcoran Harel.; photographs by Denise Crew and Gavin Bond ; illustrations by Paige Vickers.
From the Fab Five--the beloved hosts of Netflix's viral hit Queer Eye--comes a book that is at once a behind-the-scenes exclusive, a practical guide to living and celebrating your best life, and a symbol of hope. Feeling your best is about far more than d…
The American Revolution : a world war / edited by David K. Allison and Larrie D. Ferreiro.
"An illustrated collection of essays that explores the international dimensions of the American Revolution and its legacies in both America and around the world."--Provided by publisher.
How to be alone : if you want to, and even if you don't / Lane Moore.
"Lane Moore is a fool for love. From her addiction to romantic comedies to her tendency to form instant soulmate connections with strangers, Lane has a way of romanticizing everything and everyone. It's no wonder the New York Times, in a review of her com…
Mad, bad, dangerous to know : the fathers of Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce / Colm Tóibín.
"Colm Tóibín begins his incisive, revelatory Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know with a walk through the Dublin streets where he went to university--a wide-eyed boy from the country--and where three Irish literary giants also came of age: Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce.…
Everyday Dorie : the way I cook / Dorie Greenspan ; photographs by Ellen Silverman.
The James Beard Award-winning and New York Times magazine columnist shares the irresistibly informal food she makes for her husband and friends--Provided by publisher.
On Sunset : a memoir / by Kathryn Harrison.
"A memoir of the author's upbringing by her grandparents in a fading mansion above Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California"--Provided by publisher.
Protest kitchen : fight injustice, save the planet, and fuel your resistance one meal at a time / Carol J. Adams and Virginia Messina.
"Protest Kitchen is an empowering guide to the food and lifestyle choices anyone can make for positive change in the face of the profound challenges of our time. Our food choices have much more of an impact than most people imagine. They not only affect o…
Grace in the valley : awakening to God's presence when he feels far away / Heath Adamson.
"Pastor and conference speaker Heath Adamson unlocks the historical, cultural, and emotional background of Psalm 23, revealing that true intimacy with God happens in the moments when we feel furthest from him"--Provided by publisher.
Splendiferous speech : how early Americans pioneered their own brand of English / Rosemarie Ostler.
"SPLENDIFEROUS SPEECH explores the historical sources of the American vernacular, tracing our country's linguistic independence back to the expanding western frontier, the bumptious world of politics, and the sensation-filled pages of popular nineteenth-c…
Storm Lake : a chronicle of change, resilience, and hope from a heartland newspaper / Art Cullen.
"From a 2017 Pulitzer-winning newspaperman, an unsentimental ode to America's heartland as seen in small-town Iowa--a story of reinvention and resilience, environmental and economic struggle, and surprising diversity and hope. When The Storm Lake Times, a…
A people's history of computing in the United States / Joy Lisi Rankin.
Does Silicon Valley deserve the credit it gets for digital creativity and social media? Joy Lisi Rankin questions this triumphalism by revisiting a pre-PC world where schools were not the last stop for mature consumer technologies but flourishing sites of…