Adult Non-fiction

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Rural beginnings : stories of farm life and lessons learned on the land / by Cecel E. Darnell.
Cecil Darnell was born in 1936 and working on the family farm in Barryton, Michigan was an expected part of his early life. These biographical essays provide small portraits of Michigan farm life in the mid-twentieth century.
Line change : a true story of resilience in the face of adversity / Matt Brown with Todd Civin.
"Matt Brown was flyng across the ice, just as his coach wanted. He gained speed as he chased the puck toward his defensive zone. Just as the puck settled between Matt's skates, he was bumped from behind by an opposing player and crashed headfirst into the…
Keep showing up : how to stay crazy in love when your love drives you crazy / Karen Ehman.
It is true that opposites attract--for a while. But often as the years go by in our marriages, opposites may also begin to attack. The habits and characteristics we once found endearing about our significant other are the exact things that drive us crazy …
Breaking the power of negative words : how positive words can heal / Mary C. Busha.
"Gives readers practical steps to learn how to counteract the negative words they have believed about themselves, find freedom in the truth of positive words, and affirm others" --Provided by publisher.
Birth without fear / by January Harshe.
"An empowering, inclusive guide to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum life that puts mothers first--not a particular philosophy or agenda--and offers passionate and straightforward guidance on the issues that matter most to them, so that they can have …
Lightly : how to live a simple, serene, & stress-free life / Francine Jay.
"Life is weighing us down. Each day we add more possessions, more commitments, more worries, more stress to our lives. Striving for fulfillment, our closets become overstuffed, our calendars overscheduled, and our spirits overwhelmed. Instead of feeling h…
The wrong end of the table : a mostly comic memoir of a Muslim Arab American woman just trying to fit in / Ayser Salman ; foreword by Reza Aslan.
What happens when a shy, awkward Arab girl with a weird name and an unfortunate propensity toward facial hair is uprooted from her comfortable homeland of Iraq, and thrust into the cold, alien town of Columbus, Ohio, with its Egg McMuffins, Barbie dolls, …
Slay like a mother : how to destroy what's holding you back so you can live the life you want / Katherine Wintsch.
"This empowering self-help book champions the kind of self-doubting that mother Katherine Wintsch, CEO of The Mom Complex, calls "Never-Enough," the kind of mother whose guilt, desperation, and fear about not being enough is overwhelming. Based on more th…
James : biblical commentary / by Joyce Meyer.
James has so much to say about living a powerful and effective life in Christ. The book addresses a variety of topics important to growing your faith and teaches that you not only need to read the Word of God and know what it says, but you also need to ac…
Thrive in retirement : simple secrets for being happy for the rest of your life / Eric Thurman.
Never before in human history have so many people lived for decades beyond their working years. 10,000 Americans turn 65 each day, and their average life expectancy is another 20 years--and many will live longer. But will they just live or have a meaningf…
The enlightened capitalists : cautionary tales of business pioneers who tried to do well by doing good / James O'Toole.
James O'Toole, an expert on ethical leadership, analyzes the complicated history of businesspeople who attempted to marry the pursuit of profits with virtuous organization practices. He tells the largely forgotten stories of men and women who adopted forw…
Our town : a play in three acts / Thornton Wilder ; [foreword by Donald Margulies].
This beautiful new edition features an eye-opening Afterword written by Tappan Wilder that includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material. Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide …
The secret war against Napoleon : Britain's assassination plot on the French emperor / Tim Clayton.
The Secret War Against Napoleon tells the riveting story of the British government's determination to destroy Napoleon Bonaparte by any means possible.
#IMomSoHard / Kristen Hensley and Jen Smedley.
Has it been months since you've read a book with actual adult words that had nothing to do with farm animals or superheroes or going potty? Well then, it's time to take a break. Pour yourself some wine. Put on your comfy pants. All good? Ok, welcome to th…
Nanaville : adventures in grandparenting / Anna Quindlen.
"Before mommy blogs were even invented, Anna Quindlen became a go-to writer on the joys and challenges of motherhood in her nationally syndicated column. Now she's taking the next step and going full Nana in the pages of this lively and moving book about …
The stressed years of their lives : helping your kid survive and thrive during their college years / B. Janet Hibbs, Ph.D., M.F.T. & Anthony Rostain, M.D., M.A..
"From two leading child and adolescent mental health experts comes a guide for the parents of every college and college-bound student who want to know what's normal mental health and behavior, what's not, and how to intervene before it's too late. "I can …
Dannemora : two escaped killers, three weeks of terror, and the largest manhunt ever in New York State / Charles A. Gardner.
A lifelong resident of Dannemora and a former prison guard tells the first-hand story of the 2015 breakout of two vicious convicted murderers from the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York, launching the most extensive manhunt in state history.
Devices and desires : Bess of Hardwick and the building of Elizabethan England / Kate Hubbard.
"The remarkable story of Bess of Hardwick, her ascent through Elizabethan society and the houses she built that shaped British architectural history. Born in 1521, Bess of Hardwick, property tycoon, businesswoman, money-lender and four-times wife, lived a…
Tao classic of longevity and immortality : sacred wisdom and practical techniques / Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha.
"An essential guide to achieving health, balance, joy, peace and more by applying ancient spiritual wisdom in an all-encompassing practical technique for one's entire being and entire life"-- Provided by publisher.
The longevity solution : rediscovering centuries-old secrets to a healthy, long life / Dr. James DiNicolantonio & Wall Street Journal bestselling author Dr. Jason Fung.
The Longevity Solution explains how to incorporate time-honored wellness traditions while doing away with fads, unnecessary supplements, and unsubstantiated wellness practices. It investigates the dietary habits and other practices of the healthiest, long…
Well said! : presentations and conversations that get results / Darlene Price.
Provides information on public speaking, including knowing your audience, designing effective PowerPoint slides, and conveying a professional image through attire.
Backroads boss lady : how a small-town girl built a big-time business by staying true to herself, her family, and friends / Jessi Roberts, Founder of Cheekys and Bret Witter.
New Plymouth, Idaho. Population 1536. It doesn't look like much from Rural Route 30, but it was here, in this quiet town, that a mother of four faced down her hard past, poverty, self-doubt, and a reluctant customer base. And she created something unexpec…
Monument man : the life and art of Daniel Chester French / Harold Holzer.
The artist who created the statue for the Lincoln Memorial, John Harvard in Harvard Yard, and The Minute Man in Concord, Massachusetts, Daniel Chester French (1850–1931) is America's best-known sculptor of public monuments Monument Man is the first compre…
Exceptional you! : 7 ways to live encouraged, empowered, and intentional / Victoria Osteen.
Victoria Osteen shares seven ways to become the exceptional person God has called people to be. Through empowering, uplifting stories and biblical teachings, Victoria encourages listeners to set their minds and intents towards the important things in life…
Weaving with little handmade looms : make your own mini looms & weave 25 exquisite projects / Harumi Kageyama.
"Make your own portable weaving looms with everyday materials" -- Back cover.
Republic of lies : American conspiracy theorists and their surprising rise to power / Anna Merlan.
American society has always been fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but with the election of Donald Trump, previously outlandish ideas suddenly attained legitimacy. Trump himself is a conspiracy enthusiast: from his claim that global warming is a Chi…
The heartland : an American history / Kristin L. Hoganson.
"A history of a quintessentially American place - the rural and small town heartland -- that uncovers deep yet hidden currents of connection with the world"--Provided by publisher.
The moment of lift : how empowering women changes the world / Melinda Gates.
For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need…
D-Day girls : the untold story of the female spies who helped win World War Two / by Sarah Rose Crown.
"The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.
Everything in its place : first loves and last tales / by Oliver Sacks.
"From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcases Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passions for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and…
The problem of democracy : the Presidents Adams confront the cult of personality / Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein.
"How the father and son presidents foresaw the rise of the cult of personality and fought those who sought to abuse the weaknesses inherent in our democracy. Until now, no one has properly dissected the intertwined lives of the second and sixth (father an…
The second mountain : the quest for a moral life / David Brooks.
"Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The bestselling author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world." -- From Amazon.com summary.
Mentors : how to help and be helped / Russell Brand.
"[This book] describes the impact that a series of significant people have had throughout Russell's life--from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people he turns to today to help him be a b…
Mostly plants : 101 delicious flexitarian recipes from the Pollan family / Tracy, Dana, Lori & Corky Pollan ; foreword by Michael Pollan ; photographs by Nicole Franzen.
In Mostly Plants, readers will find inventive and unexpected ways to focus on cooking with vegetables—dishes such as Crispy Kale and Potato Hash with Fried Eggs; Tandoori Chicken and Vegetable Sheet Pan Supper; Salmon Farro Bowl; and Roasted Tomato Soup w…
One day she'll darken : the mysterious beginnings of Fauna Hodel / Fauna Hodel ; with J.R. Briamonte.
"Was Fauna Hodel the child of incest, and the catalyst for a sensational trial that left her well-to-do family scarred by scandal, even as the accused sexual predator walked free? Taken as an infant from her teenage mother, Fauna was placed in the care of…
Unlearn : 101 simple truths for a better life / Humble the Poet.
"The internationally bestselling self-empowerment book from influencer, rapper, and spoken word artist Humble the Poet, now available in a new edition with a new foreword by the author. Unlearn offers short, accessible, and counterintuitive lessons for re…
The ordering of love : the new and collective poems of Madeleine L'Engle / Madeleine L'Engle ; [foreword by Walter Wangerin, Jr.]
Madeleine L'Engle's writing has always translated the invisible and intricate qualities of love into the patterns and rhythms of visible life. Now, with compelling language and open-hearted vulnerability, The Ordering of Love brings together the exhaustiv…
Wabi-sabi sewing : 20 sewing patterns for perfectly imperfect projects / Karen Lewis.
"Capture the essence of Japanese style in your sewing with this collection of projects inspired by the wabi-sabi concept of 'perfect imperfection'. This collection of 20 sewing projects for home decor and accessories is based on the popular Japanese aesth…
Vox pocket Spanish and English dictionary.
"VOX Pocket Spanish and English Dictionary is the most readable, easy-to-use, and up-to-date compact dictionary on the market. For more than 20 years, language students and travelers have relied on Vox for their translation needs. This updated edition of …
I'm pregnant! : a week-by-week guide from conception to birth / Lesley Regan ; foreword by Joe Leigh Simpson.
"Pregnancy is a remarkable time in your life, but one that involves many changes and raises a lot of questions. In this fully updated edition to the bestselling I’m Pregnant!, Lesley Regan, MD, gives you all the information and advice you need to make the…
The science book : big ideas simply explained / [contributors, Adam Hart-Davis, John Farndon, Dan Green, Derek Harvey, Penny Johnson, Douglas Palmer, Steve Parker, Giles Sparrow].
"Did the universe start with a Big Bang? Is light a wave, a particle -- or both? Are we the cause of global warming? Is a Theory of Everything possible? Science has made it possible to comprehend the world in which we live and the theoretical multiverses …
The small guide to anxiety / Gary Small, MD, and Gigi Vorgan.
Anxiety should not stand in the way or your happiness. Is anxiety hurting your performance at work, at school, or affecting your relationships? In The Small Guide to Anxiety, Dr. Gary Small, a leading expert on brain health, Dr. Gary Small, shows how to g…
How to keep your cool : an ancient guide to anger management / Seneca ; selected, translated, and introduced by James Romm.
Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman Seneca. In his essay "On Anger" (De Ira), the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD) argues that anger is the most destructive passion: "…
Beginner's Korean with online audio / Jeyseon Lee & Kangjin Lee.
Twelve lessons introduce the reader to the conversational basics and grammar structure of Korean. The online audio feature material from the book's pronunciation, vocabulary, and dialogue sections.
Petoskey stone : finding, identifying, and collecting Michigan's most storied fossil / Dan R. Lynch.
"Michigan's state stone is prized for its beautiful patterning, which is said to resemble the rays of the rising sun. Take an in-depth look at the famous fossilized coral. Learn all about it, and then head out and search for your own!" -- back cover.
A year of stone painting : 52 mandala designs to inspire your spirit  / F. Sehnaz Bac.
You can craft a new mandala every week for one year with this full-color guide.
An embroidery book of stitch craft : simple stitches & peculiar patterns / Gayla Partridge ; [photography by Thomas Pomeroy].
Step inside a world of arcane imagery and rich esoteric symbolism in Stitchcraft: An Embroidery Book of Simple Stitches and Peculiar Patterns. Author Gayla Partridge draws upon her knowledge of phrenology, anatomy, floral design, and Ouija to create deepl…
Word 2019 in easy steps / Scott Basham.
"Word 2019 in easy steps will help you get up and running quickly, with this popular word processing application from Microsoft. The visual nature of Word means that a clear, concise and colourful visual reference guide is an invaluable tool for both newc…
Natural home cleaning : over 100 ways to clean your home naturally / Fern Green ; photography by Deirdre Rooney.
Learn how to make over 100 eco-friendly products that will solve practically any cleaning dilemma. Find out just how easy it is to make your own all-natural laundry tablets, oven cleaner or hand soap, and you won't ever go back to store bought products ag…
Mediterranean vegetarian feasts / Aglaia Kremezi ; photographs by Penny De Los Santos ; editor, Leslie Stoker.
"Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts will appeal to even the most avid meat lover with a cornucopia of 150 simple, yet abundantly flavorful, plant-based seasonal dishes. Attractive to the ever-expanding vegan and vegetarian market, as well as for fans of Medi…
Sounds like Titanic : a memoir / Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman.
Relates how the author, an aspiring violinist, left her Appalachian home to pursue a career in classical music in New York, only to discover that the ensemble she has joined pretends to play over CD recordings, and describes her subsequent identity crisis…
The Whole30's food freedom forever : letting go of bad habits, guilt, and anxiety around food / Melissa Hartwig.
Millions of people have successfully completed the groundbreaking Whole30 program and radically transformed their energy, sleep, cravings, waistline, and health. But after your Whole30, how do you make sure those new, healthy habits actually stick?
The complete guide to modern massage : step-by-step massage basics and techniques from around the world / Ryan Jay Hoyme, LMT, BCTMB.
Massage is a natural method to relieve pain and reduce stress--and anyone can learn how to do it. The Complete Guide to Modern Massage offers an updated reference to learn popular techniques and feel the physical and emotional benefits of massage. From cl…
Weedmonkey : mama, mother, whore : a memoir / Lisa V. Proulx.
"Growing up during the Depression and forced to live in coal mining camps throughout Appalachia, Virgie Hopkins is subjected to child molestation, the KKK, murder, homelessness, starvation, and ridicule for being the daughter of the town whore. Virgie gr…
Your subconscious brain can change your life : overcome obstacles, heal your body, and reach any goal with a revolutionary technique / Dr. Mike Dow.
"New York Times best-selling author offers a groundbreaking approach to activate the subconscious brain to set yourself free from your past and create a terrific future. Can you remember a time in your life when you felt absolutely confident, happy, and f…
Now it can be told / Philip Gibbs.
Published in 1920, this raw, angry, but keenly observed memoir details the author's experiences as a World War I correspondent embedded with the troops of his native Britain. Replete with horror and heroism, the book casts an unblinking eye on the follies…
The laws of subtraction : six simple rules for winning in the age of excess everything / Matthew E. May.
"6 simple principles for winning in an age of excess everythingMarket leaders know that success today depends upon the ability to create social value and personal engagement through the removal from offerings of anything deemed excessive, wasteful, unnece…
Emergent strategy : shaping change, changing worlds / by Adrienne Maree Brown.
"Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of f…
Rock needs river : a memoir of a very open adoption / Vanessa McGrady.
"After two years of waiting to adopt—slogging through paperwork and bouncing between hope and despair—a miracle finally happened for Vanessa McGrady. Her sweet baby, Grace, was a dream come true. Then Vanessa made a highly uncommon gesture: when Grace's b…
Grow or die : the Good guide to survival gardening / by David the Good.
"Expert gardener David The Good, author of the bestselling Compost Everything: The Good Guide to Extreme Composting, has written the gardening book that could one day save your life. Easy to follow and entertaining, Grow Or Die doesn't bog down in the tec…
The infographic guide to entrepreneurs : a visual reference for everything you need to know / Carissa Lytle and Jara Kern.
The Infographic Guide for Entrepreneurs includes information on how to leverage your skills to earn money, how to apply for a business loan, how to keep track of your earnings and expenses—and much more.
The warmth of other suns : the epic story of America's great migration / Isabel Wilkerson.
In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, i…
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States / Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
Told from the point of view of Native Americans, challenges the founding myth of the United States and shows how the policies against the indigenous peoples was genocidal and imperialist.
Cake confidence / Mandy Merriman.
"There's always something to celebrate in life, and there's no better way to celebrate than with some decadent, mouthwatering cake! No matter your confidence in baking, Mandy Merriman--the Blondie of the popular blog Baking with Blondie--is here to help y…
Too big to walk : the new science of dinosaurs / Brian J. Ford.
Ever since Jurassic Park we thought we knew how dinosaurs lived their lives. In this remarkable new book, Brian J. Ford reveals that dinosaurs were, in fact, profoundly different from what we believe, and their environment was unlike anything we have prev…
The official LSAT PrepTest 86, November 2018 / Law School Admission Council
ONIX annotations:The PrepTest is an actual LSAT administered on the date indicated. Practice as if taking an actual test by following the test-taking instructions and timing yourself. In addition to actual LSAT questions, each PrepTest contains an answe…
The pianist from Syria : a memoir / Aeham Ahmad, as told to Sandra Hetzl and Ariel Hauptmeier ; translated by Emanuel Bergmann.
Aeham Ahmad was born a second-generation refugee—the son of a blind violinist and carpenter who recognized Aeham's talent and taught him how to play piano and love music from an early age.
California / Barbara Rockwell.
From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of California, with in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like Hollywood, and hidden cultural gems like t…
Hashtag authentic : finding creativity and building a community on Instagram and beyond / Sara Tasker.
Instagram is the fastest growing of all social media platforms, with 400 million monthly active users worldwide - half of whom are under the age of twenty-five. While some use the app as a personal networking tool, many also use it to build their creative…
Bold and broken : becoming the bridge between heaven and earth / David & Jason Benham.
The world doesn’t need more bullies who stand firmly for the truth but ignore their own brokenness. The world doesn’t need watchers who are broken over sin but won’t act boldly for the truth. The world needs you: a faithful and courageous believer in a lo…
Paint pouring : mastering fluid art / by Rick Cheadle.
Paint Pouring is a form of abstract art that uses acrylic paints with a runny (fluid) consistency. The acrylic paints react with each other when combined to make interesting and visually organic motifs. Fluid acrylics can be used on many types of substrat…
The hill to die on : the battle for Congress and the future of Trump's America / Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer.
Taking readers into secret strategy calls and closed-door meetings from the House to the White House, Politico Playbook writers Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer trace the gamesmanship and the impulsiveness, the dealmaking and the backstabbing, in a blow-by-bl…
A woman of no importance : the untold story of the American spy who helped win WWII / Sonia Purnell.
"The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." This spy was Virginia …
Life will be the death of me : and you, too! / Chelsea Handler.
"In a haze of vape smoke on a rare windy night in LA in the fall of 2016, Chelsea Handler daydreams about what life will be like with a woman in the White House. And then, Donald Trump happens. In a torpor of despair, she decides that she's had enough of …
Accidental presidents : eight men who changed America / Jared Cohen.
"The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it. It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful s…
Low carb express : cut the carbs with 130 deliciously healthy recipes / Annie Bell ; photography by Con Poulos.
"Chapters include: Bread, including a low-carb Rosemary Focaccia and Sesame Parmesan Crackers; Eggs and Frittatas, which features three Omelette Pizza recipes; Protein Pots such as a Chicken, Avocado and Chilli Pot with Miso Dressing; Very Veggie, includi…
Go high : the unstoppable presence and poise of Michelle Obama / edited by M. Sweeney.
"Go High is a photographic collection of First Lady Michelle Obama's warmth, wisdom, and belief in a future that is bright. As you move along these pages, you will find moments in time that spotlight Michelle Obama's compassion, verve, and dynamic approac…
Tamed : ten species that changed our world / Alice Roberts.
In Tamed, Alice Roberts uncovers the deep history of ten familiar species with incredible wild pasts, dogs, apples and wheat ; cattle, potatoes and chickens ; rice, maize and horses and, finally, humans. She reveals how becoming part of our world changed …
Tin cans & greyhounds : the destroyers that won two World Wars / Clint Johnson.
"For men on destroyer-class warships during World War I and World War II, battles were waged "against overwhelming odds from which survival could not be expected." Those were the words Lieutenant Commander Robert Copeland calmly told his crew as their tin…
Practical shop math : simple solutions to workshop fractions, formulas + geometric shapes / Tom Begnal.
Fear not, workshop math is not something to be scared of or avoided; Practical Shop Math covers it all from the basic to the advanced. By its very nature, woodworking requires a basic understanding of math. Various numbers, in the form of thickness, widt…
Pruning simplified : a step-by-step guide to 50 popular trees and shrubs / Steven Bradley.
"Paying a professional to prune your trees and shrubs is an unnecessary expense. You can tackle most trees and shrubs on your own, and Pruning Simplified shows you exactly how to do it. This useful guide offers expert advice on the best tools for the job,…
AP U.S. government & politics : prep plus 2019-2020.
"Kaplan's AP U.S. Government & Politics 2019-2020 is completely restructured and aligned with the current AP exam, giving you concise review of the most-tested content to quickly build your skills and confidence. With bite-sized, test-like practice sets a…
Stoicism and the art of happiness : practical wisdom for everday life / Donald Robertson.
This new guide to finding a happier way of life draws on the ancient wisdom of the stoics to reveal lasting truths and proven strategies for enhanced wellbeing. By learning what stoicism is, you can revolutionise your life, learning how to - properly - 's…
Coffeehouse knits : knitting patterns and essays with robust flavor / [editorial director] Kerry Bogert.
"The jolt of inspiration every knitter needs! Inspired by the ritual of sipping and stitching, Coffeehouse Knits is a stimulating collection of knitwear with an extra shot of something special. Whether you're joining friends at the coffee shop for communi…
Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years / Cathy Guisewite.
"From the iconic creator of the "Cathy" comic strip comes a collection of funny, warm, and wise essays in the style of Nora Ephron and Erma Bombeck, centered around the particular challenge of caring for aging parents and growing children, all while tryin…
Ladies who punch : the explosive inside story of
"A page-turning history of The View, one of daytime television's longest running and most lucrative shows, and the soap opera worthy story of the formidable women behind its success When Barbara Walters launched The View in 1997, ABC executives repeatedly…
Honey bus : a memoir of loss, courage and a girl saved by bees / Meredith May.
"Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old military bus in …
History teaches us to resist : how progressive movements have succeeded in challenging times / Mary Frances Berry.
Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt, Berry discusses that president's refusal to prevent race discrimination in the defense industry during World War II and the subsequent March on Washington movement. She analyzes Lyndon Johnson, the war in Vietnam, and…
Lessons from Lucy : the simple joys of an old, happy dog / Dave Barry.
"Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry t…
Save me the plums : my Gourmet memoir / Ruth Reichl.
"When Conde Nast offered Ruth Reichel the top position at American's oldest epicurearn magazine, [Gourmet], she declined....This is the story of a former Berkeley hippie entering the corporate world and worrying about losing her soul....Complete with reci…
Maybe you should talk to someone : a therapist, her therapist, and our lives revealed / Lori Gottlieb.
"From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world--where her patients are looking for answers (and so …
Invasive species / Marwa Helal.
"In Invasive species, Marwa Helal's searing politically charged poems touch on our collective humanity and build new pathways for empathy, etching themselves into memory. This work centers on urgent themes in our cultural landscape, creating space for uns…
The future is Asian : commerce, conflict, and culture in the 21st century / Parag Khanna.
"The 'Asian Century' is even bigger than you think. Far greater than just China, the new Asian system taking shape is a multi-civilizational order spanning Saudi Arabia to Japan, Russia to Australia, Turkey to Indonesia--linking five billion people throug…
Brian Froud's world of faerie / written by Brian Froud ; foreword by Ari Berk ; afterword by Charles de Lint.
Drawing inspiration from the gnarled shrubbery of England's windswept moorlands, Froud is best known for being the mad genius behind Jim Henson's film The Dark Crystal and for illustrating such best sellers as Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book. This re…
Quilts with an angle : new foolproof grid method & easy strip cutting - 15 projects with triangles, hexagons, diamonds & more / Sheila Christensen.
Triangles, hexagons, diamonds, and more! Learn to measure, rotary cut, and machine piece 60° shapes with ease. Sew 15 interesting angular quilts with no templates, no y-seams, and no paper piecing! Any 60° triangle ruler or straight ruler with a 60° mark …
Groucho Marx : the comedy of existence / Lee Siegel.
"A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy …
Step-by-step texture quilting : 65 new free-motion & walking-foot designs / Christina Cameli.
"Take your quilting to the next level with these creative textures. Bring out the best in your piecing with free-motion quilting that begs to be touched. Think texturally! Improve your quilts overall impact with a step-by-step guide to quilted texture.…
Simple cake : all you need to keep your friends and family in cake : 10 cakes, 15 toppings, 30 cake-worthy moments / Odette Williams ; photography by Nicole Franzen.
A nostalgic ode to the joy of homemade cake, beautifully photographed and with easy mix-and-match recipes for a sweet lift any day of the week--Provided by publisher.
Eat to beat disease : the new science of how the body can heal itself / William W. Li, MD.
Forget everything you think you know about your body and food, and discover the new science of how the body heals itself. Learn how to identify the strategies and the dosages for using food to transform your resilience and health. We have radically undere…
Cat & Nat's mom truths : embarrassing stories and brutally honest advice on the extremely real struggle of motherhood / Catherine Belknap, Natalie Telfer.
"Candid, hilarious, and maybe just a bit R-rated, YouTube sensations Cat & Nat share their stories and insights to lift moms when they're feeling low, reassure them when they're overwhelmed, and make them laugh like they're talking to their own best frien…
Simple organizing wisdom : 500+ quick & easy clutter cures / edited by Laurie Jennings.
Let the experts at Good Housekeeping help you get organized with this inspirational room-by-room guide to tidying up! Hundreds of tips and tricks include how to keep a well-ordered fridge, gain extra counter space, conquer cookware clutter, choose the bes…
The Polar Bear Expedition : the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919 / James Carl Nelson.
"The extraordinary true story of America's forgotten invasion of Russia: one-thousand miles north of Moscow, five-thousand brave U.S. troops from Michigan fought the Red Army during the winter of 1918-1919 in brutal arctic conditions."--Provided by publis…
That good night : life and medicine in the eleventh hour / Sunita Puri.
"A heart-wrenching and provocative memoir about how the essential parts of one young woman's early life--her mother's work as a surgeon and her spiritual practice--led her to become a doctor and to question the premise that medicine exists to prolong life…
Unleashing your dog : a field guide to giving your canine companion the best life possible / Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce.
"A well-known animal behaviorist shows dog owners how they can provide better lives for their dogs by understanding canine psychology and creating environments that allow dogs to safely express their instinctive drives"--Provided by publisher.
Era of ignition : coming of age in a time of rage and revolution / Amber Tamblyn.
"A passionate manifesto with personal stories, anecdotes, and opinions from the front lines of modern American womanhood from actor, filmmaker, and activist Amber Tamblyn"--Provided by publisher.
The end of the myth : from the frontier to the wall in the mind of America / Greg Grandin.
"From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump's border wall. Ever since this nation's inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been centra…
When life doesn't match your dreams : hope for today from 12 women of the Bible / Jill Eileen Smith.
"Bestselling author connects the hardships of twelve Old Testament women with our lives today to show readers that only God, not time, can heal our hearts' broken desires and dreams"--Provided by publisher.
The happy runner : love the process, get faster, run longer / David Roche, Megan Roche.
"The Happy Runner breaks down the science of performance psychology, introduces training principles, and provides real-world stories to show how runners can successfully apply the authors' Some Work, All Play (SWAP) principles into their daily running rou…
Infinite succulent : miniature living art to keep or share / Rachael Cohen ; photographs by Marie Monforte.
"From blue- green to purple and pink, flower-shaped to squat and spiky or tall and fuzzy, the variety, versatility, and low-maintenance care of succulents makes them go-to plants for home gardeners. Here, succulent stylist Rachael Cohen shows that these t…
100 parks, 5000 ideas : where to go * when to go * what to see * what to do / Joe Yogerst.
"A guide to the best parks in the United States and Canada, including activity and accommodation information; information on nearby attractions; top ten lists; and information on local fare"--Provided by publisher.
Rising Son : a US Soldier's secret and heroic role in World War II / Sandra Vea.
"Masao is the biography of Masao Abe, a Japanese-American soldier during World War II. Before dying in Seattle in 2013, he served on a secret detail for the US Army to coax Japanese Imperial soldiers to surrender. The story is written by his son's partner…
Drug warrior : inside the hunt for El Chapo and the rise of America's opioid crisis / Jack Riley, with Mitch Weiss.
"DEA Agent Jack Riley tells the inside story of his 30-year hunt for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, and reveals the true causes of the American opioid epidemic"--Provided by publisher.
Breaking history : lost America : vanished civilizations, abandoned towns, and roadside attractions / Don Rauf.
"Breaking History books offer a front row seat to history as it broke (like 'breaking news') and give the blow-by-blow of historical discovery--what we learned, when we learned it, who made the discovery, and how. Lost America is an illustrated look at fa…
Whispers and wildflowers : 30 days to slow your pace, savor scripture, & draw closer to God / Sarah Beth Marr.
"Calling readers to slow down and get away from distractions, this 30-day guide invites women to tend their souls, tune into God's steady peace, and get back to what's really important"--Provided by publisher.
Fat for fuel : a revolutionary diet to combat cancer, boost brain power, and increase your energy / Dr. Joseph Mercola.
"For over a century, we've accepted the scientific consensus that cancer results from genetic disease due to chromosomal damage in cell nuclei. But what if cancer isn't a genetic disease after all? What if scientists are chasing a flawed paradigm, and can…
War flower : my life after Iraq / Brooke King.
"A no-holds-barred account of the reality women face in the war, War Flower pushes back against the stereotypes about women in combat."--Provided by publisher.
Millennial money makeover : escape debt, save for your future, and live the rich life now / Conor Richardson.
"A financial guide for the American millennial. A relatable, easy-to-read, sequential, and comprehensive approach to paying off debt, building an automated savings system, buying life's early stage big purchases, and teaching readers how to live the true …
Her body, our laws : on the front lines of the abortion war from El Salvador to Oklahoma / Michelle Oberman.
"With stories from the front lines, a legal scholar journeys through distinct legal climates to understand precisely why and how the war over abortion is being fought. Drawing on her years of research in El Salvador--the only country to ban abortion with…
Ready or knot? : 12 conversations every couple needs to have before marriage / Scott Kedersha.
"A pastor who has counseled thousands of premarried couples walks readers through a biblical step-by-step guide to the questions they must ask and issues they need to discuss before they tie the knot. Includes stories of real couples and the decisions the…
Character carved in stone : the 12 core virtues of West Point that build leaders and produce success / Pat Williams with Jim Denney.
"With stories of West Point heroes and leaders, bestselling author Pat Williams celebrates the twelve core virtues of the academy and illustrates how these values can help you develop character and lasting success"--Provided by publisher.
The ideas that made America : a brief history / Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen.
"Spanning a variety of disciplines, from religion, philosophy, and political thought, to cultural criticism, social theory, and the arts, Ideas That Made America: A Brief History shows how ideas have been major forces in American history, driving movement…
Renegade women in film & TV / Elizabeth Weitzman ; illustrations by Austen Claire Clements.
"A charmingly illustrated and timely tribute to the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television, debuting during an historic time of change in the entertainment industry. Renegade Women: 50 Game Changers in Film and TV blends stunning illustrat…
Craftfulness : mend yourself by making things / Rosemary Davidson and Arzu Tahsin.
"Integrating mindfulness, neuroscience, positive psychology, and creativity research, Craftfulness offers a thought-provoking and surprising reconsideration of craft, and how making things with your hands can reconnect us to ourselves"--Provided by publis…
Beyond the pill : a 30-day program to balance your hormones, reclaim your body, and reverse the dangerous side effects of the birth control pill / Jolene Brighten, NMD.
"A natural, effective program for restoring hormone balance, normalizing your period, and reversing the harmful side effects of 'The Pill'--for the millions of women who take it for acne, PMS, menstrual cramps, PCOS, Endometriosis, and many more reasons o…
Heart solution for women : a proven program to prevent and reverse heart disease / Mark Menolascino, MD, MS, ABIHM, ABAARM, IFMCP, founder and Medical Director of The Meno Clinic Center for Functional Medicine.
"From a leading internal medicine doctor on the front lines of cardiac research, comes a heart disease program designed exclusively for a woman's body, targeting the number one killer of women"--Provided by publisher.
Fraternity : an inside look at a year of college boys becoming men / Alexandra Robbins.
"Meet Jake, a studious new freshman weighing how far to go to find a brotherhood that will introduce him to lifelong friends and help conquer his social awkwardness; and Oliver, a hardworking chapter president trying to keep his misunderstood fraternity o…
Brave, not perfect : fear less, fail more, and live bolder / Reshma Saujani.
"New York Times bestselling author and Girls Who Code founder/CEO Reshma Saujani inspires us to discover the power of female bravery. Do you ever feel crushed under the weight of your own expectations? Do you often lose sleep ruminating over a tiny mista…
The warrior code : 11 principles to unleash the badass inside of you / Tee Marie Hanible with Denene Millner.
"From American Grit co-star, former Marine Gunnery Sergeant Tee Marie Hanible comes the story of how she became a warrior...and how you can do it too. In the Warrior Code, entrepreneur, philanthropist, reality star and retired Gunnery Sergeant Tee Marie H…
100 inspirational quotes : and the life-changing scriptures behind them / Joyce Meyer.
"Those who know and love Joyce Meyer often say it's her straightforward tell-it-like-it-its approach to teaching the Bibble....In this book, you'll find many of her most familiar sayings--along with the scriptures that inspired them." --from back cover.
The best value colleges : 200 schools with exceptional ROI for your tuition investment. 2019 edition. / by Robert Franek, David Soto, Stephen Koch, Danielle Correa, and the staff of The Princeton Review.
"With this guide to colleges and universities...students get the best return on their tuition investment. These schools offer generous financial aid, excellent academics, and valuable career-building experiences for a successful post-college outcome!" --…
Models do eat : more than 100 recipes for eating your way to a beautiful, healthy you / Jill de Jong.
"Jill and her fellow models share their secret tolooking and feeling your best: delicious, nourishing food! Inside, discover more than 100 recipes ranging from paleo and gluten-free to vegetarian and vegan, and everything in-between. In addition to their …
These are strange times, my dear : field notes from the republic / Wendy Willis.
"In these pointed and wide-ranging essays, Wendy Willis explores everything from personal resistance to the rise of political podcasts, civic loneliness to the exploitation of personal data, public outrage to the opioid crisis—all with a poet's gift for f…
This moment is your miracle : spiritual tools to transcend fear and experience the power of the present moment / David Hoffmeister.
"This compelling book addresses our most painful belief--that we are seperate and alone--and dispels our misperception to reveal a life of joy, oneness, and serenity. You'll find spiritual practices and tools for awakening from the illusion of fear and i…
The goodness paradox : the strange relationship between virtue and violence in human evolution / Richard Wrangham.
"Highly accessible, authoritative, and intellectually provocative, a startlingly original theory of how Homo sapiens came to be: Richard Wrangham forcefully argues that, a quarter of a million years ago, rising intelligence among our ancestors led to a un…
All the lives we ever lived : seeking solace in Virginia Woolf / Katharine Smyth.
"Braiding memoir, literary criticism, and biography, All the Lives We Every Lived is a wholly original debut: a love letter from a daughter to her father and a reader to her most cherished author [Virginia Woolf]" --from cover.
If I live to be 100 : lessons from the centenarians / by Neenah Ellis.
"Neenah Ellis's New York Times bestseller If I Live to Be 100 takes us inside the world of the very old and invites us to learn from them the art of living well for an exceptionally long period of time. Their stories add up to a course in living, with les…