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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Pere Marquette : a Michigan railroad system before 1900 / Graydon M. Meints.
"The Pere Marquette Railroad has not one but two histories—one for the twentieth century and one for the nineteenth. While the twentieth-century record of the Pere Marquette Railroad has been well studied and preserved, the nineteenth century has not been…
We learnt about Hitler at the Mickey Mouse Club : a childhood on the eve of war / Enid Elliott Linder.
"As the daughter of a butler and a lady's maid, Enid Elliott Linder spent her early childhood 'below stairs' in some of England's grandest country houses. Yet as Britain headed towards the Second World War, the family moved to a Marylebone tenement, and l…
Crossing the river : seven stories that saved my life, a memoir / Carol Smith.
An award-winning journalist discusses her own journey of grief after the loss of her son through a series of profiles of others who have coped with intense personal challenges and how their stories helped her heal.
Madhouse at the end of the Earth : the Belgica's journey into the dark Antarctic night / Julian Sancton.
"The harrowing true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry-with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless, Antarctic winter-in the tradition of David Grann, Nathaniel Philbrick, and Hampton Side…
Sunshine girl : an unexpected life / Julianna Margulies.
"Known for her outstanding performances on The Good Wife and ER, Julianna Margulies now unleashes her sharp talent with a powerful debut memoir chronicling her life and her work, examining from within, her journey from chaos to calm. "When an actor is on …
Finding the mother tree : discovering the wisdom of the forest / Suzanne Simard.
"A personal and scientific work on trees, forests, and the author's profound discoveries of tree communication"--Provided by publisher.
Buses are a comin' : memoir of a freedom rider / Charles Person, with Richard Rooker.
"A firsthand exploration of the cost of boarding the bus of change to move America forward--written by one of the Civil Rights Movement's pioneers. At 18, Charles Person was the youngest of the original Freedom Riders, key figures in the U.S. Civil Rights…
Three dreamers : a memoir of family / Lorenzo Carcaterra.
The author of "Sleepers" presents a memoir that pays tribute to his mother, grandmother, and late wife, celebrating their accomplishments as strong women role models and survivors of history who imparted lessons in courage, kindness, and the power of stor…
Churchill's band of brothers : WWII's most daring D-Day mission and the hunt to take down Hitler's fugitive war criminals / Damien Lewis.
"On the night of June 13th, 1944, a twelve-man SAS unit parachuted into occupied France. The SAS patrol was ultimately betrayed, captured, and tortured by the Gestapo before facing execution in a dark French woodland on Hitler's personal orders. Miraculou…
The complete salad cookbook : a fresh guide to 200+ vibrant dishes using greens, vegetables, grains, proteins, and more / America's Test Kitchen.
"Make salad the star of the table. Far more than just tossed greens, the new salad features grains, meats, and vegetables, too. Raw or cooked, tossed with cold or warm dressings, topped with pickled fruit or fragrant spice mixtures, these exciting recipes…
Cook, eat, repeat : ingredients, recipes, and stories / Nigella Lawson.
"Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essays about food, all written in Nigella Lawson’s engaging and insightful prose. Whether asking 'what is a recipe?' or declaring death to the 'guilty pleas…
The better brain : overcome anxiety, combat depression, and reduce ADHD and stress with nutrition / Bonnie J. Kaplan, PhD, Julia J. Rucklidge, PhD.
"We are in the midst of a mental health crisis. An estimated one in five American adults suffer from some form of mental illness. Despite the billions of dollars spent in pharmaceutical research and the rising popularity of antidepressant drugs, we are mo…
Effortless : make it easier to do what matters most / Greg McKeown.
"Do you ever feel like: You're teetering right on the edge of burnout? You want to make a higher contribution, but lack the energy? You're running faster but not moving closer to your goals? Everything is so much harder than it used to be? As high achieve…
The science of Middle-Earth : a new understanding of Tolkien and his world / illustrated by Arnaud Rafaelian ; edited by Roland Lehoucq, Loïc Mangin, and Jean-Sébastien Steyer ; translated by Tina Kover.
"hearts and imaginations around the world. From Oxford to ComiCon, the Middle Earth is analyzed and interpreted through a multitude of perspectives. But one essential facet of Tolkien and his Middle Earth has been overlooked: science. This great writer,…
The hero code : lessons learned from lives well lived / Admiral William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy Retired).
"In 1977, Bill McRaven graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and joined the Navy SEALs. Over the course of the next 37 years he traveled the world. During that time, he saw the worst of humanity: war and destruction, disease and poverty. The w…
Lilyville : mother, daughter, and other roles I've played / Tovah Feldshuh.
"From Prime Minister Gold Meir to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; from The Walking Dead's Deanna Monroe to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's mother Naomi Bunch; from the Queen of Mean Leona Helmsley to the Baroness of Bourbon Tallulah Bankhead; and from Br…
Permission to dream / Chris Gardner and Mim Eichler Rivas.
"One winter day, Chris Gardner too his granddaughter, Brooke, to find the harmonica of her dreams. During the trip, the two become stranded on the South Side of Chicago, where Chris, removed from his comfortable environment, explained to the young girl ho…
The nature of oaks : the rich ecology of our most essential native trees / Douglas W. Tallamy.
Reveals the ecological importance of the oak tree, discussing its month-by-month role in the planet's seasonal cycles, and shares practical advice about how to plant and care for an oak.
The light of days : the untold story of women resistance fighters in Hitler's ghettos / Judy Batalion.
"Witnesses to the brutal murder of their families and neighbors and the violent destruction of their communities, a cadre of Jewish women in Poland—some still in their teens—helped transform the Jewish youth groups into resistance cells to fight the Nazis…
The well-watered woman : rooted in truth, growing in grace, flourishing in faith / Grace Saffles.
"Gretchen Saffles knows what it’s like to feel overwhelmed and unable to flourish. In The Well-Watered Woman, Gretchen leads us to the Well of fullness, the Word of freedom, and the Way of fruitfulness. Using Scripture and her own personal story of surren…
The promise of failure : one writer's perspective on not succeeding / John McNally.
"The Promise of Failure is part memoir of the writing life, part advice book, and part craft book; sometimes funny, sometimes wrenching, but always honest. McNally uses his own life as a blueprint for the writer's daily struggles as well as the existentia…
Rekindled : how Jesus called me back to the Catholic church and set my heart on fire / Mallory Smyth.
"Many young people have left the Catholic Church in search of fulfillment and satisfaction elsewhere and most of the time, for good reason. From bad Mass experiences, to inadequate answers to good questions, to a hypocritical hierarchy, Mallory Smyth does…
Tower of lies : what my eighteen years of working with Donald Trump reveals about him / Barbara A. Res.
"Barbara A. Res worked directly with Donald Trump for eighteen years on some of his biggest projects and had nearly unlimited access to him. Trump selected Res to be in charge of construction of Trump Tower, his greatest success as a developer. In this in…
This present paradise : a spiritual journey with St. Elizabeth of the Trinity / Claire Dwyer.
Decades before Vatican II called for the sanctification of the laity, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity prophetically claimed that holiness is not exclusively the domain of priests and nuns but is truly for everyone. God created the human soul to be a special …
Frugal Mediterranean cooking : easy, affordable recipes for lifelong health / Melanie Lionello.
"Fresh Mediterranean— inspired meals for 3 dollars or less per serving. Healthy eating doesn't need to be expensive or complicated with Melanie Lionello's nutritious and cost-effective Mediterranean recipes. Melanie's wholesome recipes focus in staples of…
Herbal revolution : 65+ recipes for teas, elixirs, tinctures, syrups, foods + body products that heal / Kathi Langelier.
"A modern guide to holistic health + wellness with plants. Discover the healing power of plants with Kathi Langelier, the award-winning herbalist behind Herbal Revolution Farm + Apothecary. In this beautiful and inspiring collection, Kathi shares her most…
Sourdough every day : your guide to using active and discard starter for artisan bread, rolls, pasta, sweets and more / Hannah Dela Cruz ; photography by Gaby J.
Sourdough lovers will have a blast trying out these inventive recipes, which show readers how they can use their active starter to make a wide range of baked goods, from traditional loaf recipes to pastas, rolls and sweet breads, pretzels, crackers, and e…
Garden secrets for attracting birds : a bird-by-bird guide to favored plants / Rachel Lanicci.
"Build a healthy and productive ecosystem for birds and pollinators right in your own backyard! Why attract birds to your yard? Their stunning natural beauty, the sweet melody of birdsong, their fascinating behaviors, and their ability to help control ins…
In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire / Laurence Bergreen.
"Before he was secretly dispatched by Queen Elizabeth to circumnavigate the globe, or was called upon to save England from the Spanish Armada, Francis Drake was perhaps the most wanted–and successful–pirate ever to sail. Nicknamed "El Draque" by the Spani…
Skywalker : a family at war / written by Kristin Baver.
"Uncover the secrets of the Skywalkers: the family that shaped a galaxy far, far away ... The Skywalker story has everything: passion, intrigue, heroism, and dark deeds. This revelatory biography explores every twist and turn of the Skywalker dynasty: the…
Secret warrior : a coach & fighter, on and off the court / Joanne McCallie.
"Secret Warrior is a compelling memoir following Joanne P. McCallie's mental health journey through the realities and challenges within the sports world. Using the recurring theme of 'faith over fear' to reduce the stigma associated with impaired mental h…
My life in plants : flowers I've loved, herbs I've grown, and houseplants I've killed on the way to finding myself / Katie Vaz.
From stumpy potted houseplants to intricate and delicate flower arrangements, My Life in Plants is a heartfelt, honest memoir that intertwines the complex nature of houseplants with a journey of self-discovery.
The glitter in the green : in search of hummingbirds / Jon Dunn.
"Hummingbirds are a glittering, sparkling collective of over three hundred wildly variable, colorful species. For centuries they have captured our imaginations - revered by indigenous Americans, coveted by European collectors, and to this day admired worl…
What happened to you? : conversations on trauma, resilience, and healing / Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., Oprah Winfrey.
"Have you ever wondered 'Why did I do that?' or 'Why can't I just control my behavior?' Others may judge our reactions and think, 'What's wrong with that person?' When questioning our emotions, it's easy to place the blame on ourselves; holding ourselves …
A brief history of Earth : four billion years in eight chapters / Andrew H. Knoll.
"Odds are, where you’re standing was once cooking under a roiling sea of lava, crushed by a towering sheet of ice, rocked by a nearby meteor strike, or perhaps choked by poison gases, drowned beneath ocean, perched atop a mountain range, or roamed by fear…
The haunting of Alma Fielding : a true ghost story / Kate Summerscale.
"London, 1938. In the suburbs of the city, a young housewife has become the eye in a storm of chaos. In Alma Fielding's modest home, china flies off the shelves and eggs fly through the air; stolen jewellery appears on her fingers, white mice crawl out of…
Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie : the extraordinary story of the founding mothers of NPR / Lisa Napoli.
"In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely. This was especially true in the news business, a backwater of male chauvinism where a woman …
Maximize your metabolism : lifelong solutions to lose weight, restore energy, and prevent disease / Noel Maclaren, MD, Sunita Singh Maclaren with recipes from Vivian Cioffi.
"Like our fingerprints, each of us has a unique metabolism. Your metabolism will change as you move through life, shaping your mental and physical capabilities. However, one in four of us will experience trouble with our metabolism. Dr. Noel Maclaren, an …
Bicycling with butterflies : my 10,201-mile journey following the monarch migration / Sara Dykman.
"Outdoor educator and field researcher Sara Dykman made history when she became the first person to bicycle alongside monarch butterflies on their storied annual migration—a round-trip adventure that included three countries and more than 10,000 miles. Eq…
Beyond all of my dreams / Tony Parker with David Loriot.
"By the time he was three years old, Tony Parker was already dribbling a basketball in his hometown of Gravelines in France. In his bedroom, surrounded by posters of his idol Michael Jordan, he imagined himself making it to the NBA and leading his team to…
Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks [2021] / by Brian Kevin ; photography by Jeff Vanuga.
Compact and affordable, Fodor's Compass American Guides: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks is a great travel guide for those who want an easy-to-pack guidebook to one of the most exciting national parks in the United States.
Ladder to the light : an indigenous elder's meditations on hope and courage / Steven Charleston.
"Native America knows something about cultivating resilience and resisting darkness. Choctaw elder and Episcopal priest Steven Charleston offers words of hard-won hope, rooted in daily conversations with the Spirit and steeped in Indigenous wisdom. For al…
Madam Speaker : Nancy Pelosi and the lessons of power / Susan Page.
"Featuring more than 150 exclusive interviews with those who know her best—and a series of in-depth, news-making interviews with Pelosi herself—MADAM SPEAKER is unprecedented in the scope of its exploration of Nancy Pelosi’s remarkable life and of her ind…
World travel : an irreverent guide / Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever ; illustrations by Wesley Allsbrook.
"Anthony Bourdain saw more of the world than nearly anyone. His travels took him from the hidden pockets of his hometown of New York to a tribal longhouse in Borneo, from cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, Paris, and Shanghai to Tanzania’s utter beauty and the st…
The triumph of Nancy Reagan / Karen Tumulty.
"The made-in-Hollywood marriage of Ronald and Nancy Reagan is more than a love story—it’s the partnership that made him president. Of the pair, Nancy was the one with the sharper instincts about people, the superior radar for trouble, and the keen sense o…
The twelve lives of Alfred Hitchcock : an anatomy of the master of suspense / Edward White.
"In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon—what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural world. The book’s twelve chapters …
On the house : a Washington memoir / John Boehner, former Speaker of the House of Representatives.
"John Boehner is the last of a breed. At a time when the arbiters of American culture were obsessing over organic kale, cold-pressed juice, and SoulCycle, the man who stood second in line to the presidency was unapologetically smoking Camels, quaffing a g…
Sensational : the hidden history of America's
"In the waning years of the nineteenth century, women journalists across the United States risked reputation and their own safety to expose the hazardous conditions under which many Americans lived and worked. In various disguises, they stole into sewing …
The best women's travel writing. Volume 12 : true stories from around the world / edited by Lavinia Spalding ; illustrated by Colette Hannahan.
"This 12th volume in the popular series presents the best travel writing by women for women that's been done in the past few years. Adventures range from a trip into a new neighborhood to expeditions to the far corners of the globe, always with the inner …
Herbarium : the quest to preserve & classify the world's plants / Barbara M. Thiers.
"Since the 1500s, scientists have documented the plants and fungi that grew around them, organizing the specimens into collections. Known as herbaria, these archives helped give rise to botany as its own scientific endeavor. Herbarium is a fascinating enq…
Plant-based intermittent fasting : recipes and meal plans for sustained weight loss, a healthy metabolism, and clarity of mind / Libby Limon.
"Finding balance in all aspects of life, relieves discomfort, restores functionality, and helps sustain and maintain the wellbeing of the mind, body, and soul. But it can be a challenge to find a diet and exercise plan that's compatible with your hectic l…
Intermittent fasting / by Janet Bond Brill.
"Lose weight and belly fat, prevent disease, boost metabolism, and live longer!"--Amazon.com.
Make your own kitchen tools : simple woodworking projects for everyday use / David Picciuto.
Make Your Own Kitchen Tools offers up a collection of projects that will give your kitchen a handmade feel while also being part of your daily prep and serving of the day's meals and snacks. The tools and techniques required, likewise, are simple and stra…
How to weave a Navajo rug and other lessons from Spider Woman / Lynda Teller Pete and Barbara Teller Ornelas ; illustrations by Mychal Yellowman.
Navajo (Diné) blankets, rugs, and tapestries are the best-known, most-admired, and most-collected textiles in North America. There are scores of books about Navajo weaving, but no other book like this one. For the first time, master Navajo weavers themsel…
How I invest my money : finance experts reveal how they save, spend, and invest / edited by Joshua Brown and Brian Portnoy ; and illustrated by Carl Richards.
"The world of investing normally sees experts telling us the "right" way to manage our money. How often do these experts pull back the curtain and tell us how they invest their own money? Never. How I Invest My Money changes that. In this unprecedented co…
In praise of retreat : finding sanctuary in the modern world / Kirsteen MacLeod.
"At a retreat cabin in the woods, Kirsteen MacLeod fell for the solitary and reflective side of life. In her profound and evocative book, she explores this fascination, delving into history while she experiences personal retreats. Following in the footste…
The beauty of living twice / Sharon Stone.
"Sharon Stone, one of the most renowned actresses in the world, suffered a massive stroke that cost her not only her health, but her career, family, fortune, and global fame. In The Beauty of Living Twice, Stone chronicles her efforts to rebuild her life …
Be a work in progress : and other things I'd like to tell my younger self / John Cena ; illustrations by Valeria Petrone.
"'Each day, try to become a little less perfect and a little more brave.' For years, John Cena has been using his popular Twitter feed to uplift his followers with his unique brand of positivity. Now, he collects his favorite words of wisdom on the benef…
The loneliest polar bear : a true story of survival and peril on the edge of a warming world / Kale Williams.
"Six days after giving birth, a polar bear named Aurora got up and walked away from her den at the Columbus Zoo, leaving her tiny squealing cub to fend for herself. Hours later, Aurora still hadn't returned. The cub was furless and blind, and with her tem…
Broken (in the best possible way) / Jenny Lawson, full grown mammal
"Jenny Lawson has always been quite candid about her mental health. In Broken (in the best possible way), she explores how after years of suffering from depression she finally tried the experimental transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Lawson details …
Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty / Patrick Radden Keefe.
Presents a portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, who built their fortune on the sale of Valium and later sponsored the creation and marketing of one of the most commonly prescribed and addictive painkillers of the opioid crisis.
Rescuing the planet : protecting half the land to heal the Earth /  Tony Hiss ; introduction by E.O. Wilson.
"From the veteran New Yorker staff writer and award-winning author of The Experience of Place: an urgent, resounding call to protect half the earth's land--and thereby millions of its species--by 2050, that gives us the tools to think big about the planet…
Cook for your gut health : quiet your gut, boost fiber, and reduce inflammation / America's Test Kitchen.
"Quiet Your Gut, Boost Fiber, and Reduce Inflammation"--Provided by publisher.
Heart of fire : an immigrant daughter's story / Mazie K. Hirono.
"Mazie Hirono is one of the most fiercely outspoken Democrats in Congress, but her journey to the U.S. Senate was far from likely. Raised poor on her family's rice farm in rural Japan, Hirono was seven years old when her mother left her abusive husband an…
We are each other's harvest : celebrating African American farmers, land, and legacy / Natalie Baszile.
"In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000. Baszile explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm des…
A table in Paris : the cafés, bistros, and brasseries of the world's most romantic city / John Donohue.
"Paris is a city like no other, beloved the world over for its incomparable architecture, atmosphere, arts, and, of course, food. The restaurants of Paris are rich with history, culture, and flavor, and whether you're a frequent visitor or an armchair tra…
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. [second edition]/ Amy C. Balfour, Kevin Raub, Regis St Louis, Greg Ward.
"Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak. User-friendly highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests. Insider tips …
Antitrust : taking on monopoly power from the gilded age to the digital age / Amy Klobuchar.
"An exploration of antitrust laws and their enforcement, and of the importance of antitrust for the American people"--Provided by publisher.
Lincoln in private : what his most personal reflections tell us about our greatest president / Ronald C. White.
"A deeply private man, shut off even to those who worked closely with him, Abraham Lincoln often captured 'his best thoughts,' as he called them, in short notes to himself. He would work out his personal stances on the biggest issues of the day, never exp…
You are your best thing : vulnerability, shame resilience, and the black experience : an anthology / edited by Tarana Burke and Brené Brown.
"It started as a text between two friends. Tarana Burke, founder of the 'me too.' Movement, texted researcher and writer, Brené Brown, to see if she was free to jump on a call. Brené assumed that Tarana wanted to talk about wallpaper. They had been tradin…
Crying in H Mart : a memoir / Michelle Zauner.
"When Michelle Zauner was in her mid-twenties, working as waitress and struggling to launch her music career in Philadelphia, she got a call that her mother was ill. She put her life on hold and flew home to Eugene, Oregon, to be with her mother through t…
Blood and treasure : Daniel Boone and the fight for America's first frontier / Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.
"It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America’s “First Frontier” beyond the Appalachian Mountains commence a series of bloody battles. These violent conf…
Little and often : a memoir / Trent Preszler.
The founder of Preszler Woodshop discusses his long-time estrangement from his father and how he overcame the grief and loss of his father's death through a carpentry project completed with inherited tools.
How y'all doing? : misadventures and mischief from a life well lived / Leslie Jordan.
The viral sensation and Emmy Award-winner regales fans with entertaining stories about the odd, funny, and unforgettable events in his life, in an essay collection that echoes his droll, irreverent voice.
The Bomber Mafia : a dream, a temptation, and the longest night of the second World War / Malcolm Gladwell.
"In The Bomber Mafia, Malcolm Gladwell weaves together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath, and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard to examine one of the greatest moral challeng…
Come on over : 111 fantastic recipes for the family that cooks, eats, and laughs together / Jeff Mauro ; photography by Ken Goodman.
"Growing up in a big Italian-American family in Chicago, Jeff Mauro would overhear his mother on the phone talking to cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and family friends-often while tangled up in the extra-long cord of their landline. His favorite ph…
Sure, I'll be your black friend : notes from the other side of the fist bump / Ben Philippe.
"In the biting, hilarious vein of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker and We Are Never Meeting in Real Life comes Ben Philippe's candid memoir-in-essays, chronicling a lifetime of being the Black friend (see also: foreign kid, boyfriend, coworker, stu…
Beeswing : losing my way and finding my voice 1967-1975 / Richard Thompson.
"In this intimate and immersive memoir, Richard Thompson, international and longtime beloved music legend, recreates the spirit of the 1960s, where he found, and then lost, and then found his way again. Known for his brilliant songwriting, his extraordina…
It's not complicated : simple recipes for every day / Katie Lee Biegel ; photography by Lucy Schaeffer.
"The best things in life are often the simplest of pleasures: the comfort of a roast chicken, the crunch of a fresh salad in the summer, a bright cocktail at the end of a long day. Katie Lee Biegel celebrates perfect, simple recipes in this collection of …
Greek mythology : the gods, goddesses, and heroes handbook : from Aphrodite to Zeus, a profile of who's who in Greek mythology / Liv Albert ; illustrated by Sara Richard.
"Greek myths have been entertaining since Pandora opened her box. But they're hard to keep straight. In Liv Albert's Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook, you'll get the lowdown on major immortal players; the tales that gave the morta…
The art of Star wars : The Mandalorian / written by Phil Szostak ; foreword by Doug Chiang.
"The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian takes fans behind the scenes of the first ever live-action Star Wars television series. Filled with concept art, sketches, and interviews with key cast, crew, and creatives, including executive producer/showrunner/wr…
Florida off the beaten path : discover your fun / Jackie Sheckler Finch.
Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Florida Off the Beaten Path shows you the Sunshine State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew ex…
Sylvia Pankhurst : natural born rebel / Rachel Holmes.
"Born into one Britain's most famous activist families, Sylvia Pankhurst was a natural rebel; a talented artist, prolific writer and newspaper editor. A free spirit and radical visionary, history placed her in the shadow of her famous mother, Emmeline, an…
Lady Windermere's fan ; Salome ; A woman of no importance ; An ideal husband ; The importance of being earnest / Oscar Wilde ; edited with an introduction and notes by Peter Raby.
"Oscar Wilde was already one of the best-known literary figures in Britain when he was persuaded to turn his extraordinary talents to the theatre. Between 1891 and 1895 he produced a sequence of distinctive plays which spearheaded the dramatic renaissance…
Intermittent fasting diet : guide + cookbook / Dr. Becky Gillaspy ; recipes by Lovoni Walker.
"You already fast every night when you're sleeping. Why not try extending that fast by a few hours? It's a simple strategy, and it's effective. Some might even call it enjoyable as pounds slip away, sleep improves, and brain fog lifts--and all you've done…
Floral embroidery : create 10 beautiful modern embroidery projects inspired by nature / Teagan Olivia Sturmer ; photographs by Jesse Wild and Riley Fields.
"Floral Embroidery reawakens the age-old practice of embroidery, giving to it a new and modern twist. In this book, you will find 10 embroidery patterns that weave together stunning colors, ancient stitches, and florals picked from your grandmother's gard…
The last landlady : an English memoir / Laura Thompson.
"This book is the story of my grandmother, who was born in a London pub and who, in the 1950s, became the first woman to be given a publican’s licence in her own name. Through her I shall also trace the social history of the English pub: how did pubs begi…
Vegan yum : the secrets to mastering plant-based cooking / Megan Sadd.
"Megan Sadd has spent nearly her entire life studying plant-based cuisine to discover the best, most satisfying and delicious ways of cooking vegan food. In this cookbook, she shares all of her secrets. We’ve got comfort foods―hello Crispy Southern Chickp…
The keto high fiber diet : more than 60 high-fiber recipes for the essential low-carb high-fat diet / Dr. Thomas Kurscheid ; translated from the German by Alison Tunley.
"By now, we’ve all heard—and even tried—the keto diet. But when cutting out carbs such as fruits and grains, it is easy to worry about digestive health—and too few (or too many) trips to the bathroom. Dr. Thomas Kurscheid offers the perfect solution. Demo…
Meal prep in an instant : 56 lightened-up recipes and 7 prep plans for your Instant Pot / Becca Ludlum.
"Meal prep has never been easier with an Instant Pot. With it's versatility and ability to cook quickly and efficiently, you can use your Instant Pot to cook meals for the week ahead, or prepare your meals on your prep day and just dump them into the Inst…
Beautiful embroidered accessories : easy ways to personalize hats, bandanas, totes, denim and your favorite clothing / Lexi Mire Brantman.
"With Lexi Mire Brantman's creative embroidery tutorials, you can turn your clothing and accessories into wearable art. Choose from over 25 of Lexi's whimsical, bestselling designs for baseball hats, totes, bandanas, fanny packs, patches and jean jackets …
A coat of yellow paint : moving through the noise to love the life you live / Naomi Davis.
"When Naomi launched the popular blog Love Taza over a decade ago, she had no way of knowing where that first blog post would lead or the millions of lives she’d impact. In A Coat of Yellow Paint, Naomi shares all-new stories, time-stamped as intimate and…
Finding Freedom : a cook's story : remaking a life from scratch / Erin French.
"Long before The Lost Kitchen became a worldwide dining destination with every seating filled the day the reservation book opens each spring, Erin French was a girl roaming barefoot on a 25-acre farm, a teenager falling in love with food while working the…
The Pepper Thai cookbook : family recipes from everyone's favorite Thai mom / Pepper Teigen ; with Garrett Snyder.
"Whether she’s frying up a batch of her crispy-garlicky wings for John’s football Sundays or making Chrissy her favorite afternoon snack—instant ramen noodles with ground pork, cabbage, scallions, and cilantro—Pepper Teigen loves feeding her famously fabu…
I have been buried under years of dust : a memoir of autism and hope / Valerie Gilpeer & Emily Grodin.
"'I have been buried under years of dust and now I have so much to say.' These were the first words twenty-five-year-old Emily Grodin ever wrote. Born with nonverbal autism, Emily’s only means of communicating for a quarter of a century had been only one-…
The God equation : the quest for a theory of everything / Dr. Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical physics, City University of New York.
"Michio Kaku, renowned theoretical physicist and author of Hyperspace and The Future of Humanity, tells the story of the greatest quest in science. When Newton discovered the laws of motion and gravity, he unified the rules of heaven and earth. From then …
Our team : the epic story of four men and the World Series that changed baseball / Luke Epplin.
"The riveting story of four men-Larry Doby, Bill Veeck, Bob Feller, and Satchel Paige-whose improbable union on the Cleveland Indians in the late 1940s would shape the immediate postwar era of Major League Baseball and beyond. In July 1947, not even three…
Comeback season : my unlikely story of friendship with the greatest living Negro League baseball players / Cam Perron with Nick Chiles.
"The extraordinary, unlikely, and inspirational true story of the friendships formed between Cam Perron--a white, baseball-obsessed teenager from Boston--and hundreds of former professional Negro League players, who were still awaiting the recognition and…
Justice, justice thou shalt pursue : a life's work fighting for a more perfect union / Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Amanda L. Tyler.
"In the fall of 2019, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited the University of California, Berkeley School of Law to deliver the first annual Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture in honor of her friend, the late Herma Hill Kay, with whom Ginsburg had coauthored t…
Gentle and lowly : the heart of Christ for sinners and sufferers / Dane Ortlund.
"Christians know what Jesus Christ has done-but who is he? What is his deepest heart for his people, weary and faltering on their journey toward heaven? Jesus said he is 'gentle and lowly in heart.' This book reflects on these words, opening up a neglecte…
Follow the flock : how sheep shaped human civilization / Sally Coulthard.
"From the plains of ancient Mesopotamia to the rolling hills of medieval England to the vast sheep farms of modern-day Australia, the domesticated ungulates of the genus Ovis—sheep—have been central to the human story. Starting with our Neolithic ancestor…
Broken horses : a memoir / Brandi Carlile.
"Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a constant state of change, moving from house to house, trailer to trailer, fourteen times in as many years. Though imperfect in every way, he…
The wild silence / Raynor Winn.
"The incredible follow-up to the international bestseller The Salt Path, a story of finding your way back home. Nature holds the answers for Raynor and her husband Moth. After walking 630 homeless miles along The Salt Path, living on the windswept and wil…
The way of integrity : finding the path to your true self / Martha Beck.
"As Martha Beck says in her book, 'Integrity is the cure for psychological suffering. Period.' In 'The Way of Integrity,' Beck presents a four-stage process that anyone can use to find integrity, and with it, a sense of purpose, emotional healing, and a l…
Tuesday nights Mediterranean / Christopher Kimball ; writing and editing by J.M. Hirsch and Michelle Locke ; recipes by Matthew Card, Bianca Borges, Diane Unger and the cooks at Milk Street ; art direction by Jennifer Baldino Cox and Brianna Coleman ; photography by Connie Miller of CB Creatives ; food styling by Christine Tobin.
"Mediterranean cooking is so much more than olive oil, grilled fish, and just-harvested vegetables. It is a diverse cuisine that encompasses the cultures and traditions of Southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. The food is direct, simple, and…
Rock me on the water : 1974, the year Los Angeles transformed movies, music, television, and politics / Ronald Brownstein.
"Los Angeles in 1974 exerted more influence over popular culture than any other city in America. Los Angeles that year, in fact, dominated popular culture more than it ever had before, or would again. Working in film, recording, and television studios aro…
Uprooted : recovering the legacy of the places we've left behind / Grace Olmstead.
"In the tiny farm town of Emmett, Idaho, there are two kinds of people: those who leave and those who stay. Those who leave go in search of greener pastures, better jobs, and college. Those who stay are left to contend with thinning communities, punishing…
The 30-day Alzheimer's solution : the definitive food and lifestyle guide to preventing cognitive decline / Dean Sherzai and Ayesha Sherzai.
Dean and Ayesha Sherzai "created a targeted nutrition program with one goal in mind: to prevent Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and cognitive decline in their patients. The results have been astounding. It starts by implementing their 'Neuro Nine' foods in…
The beginner's guide to growing great vegetables / Lorene Edwards Forkner.
"Expert gardener Lorene Edwards Forkner shares all the information you need to create a thriving garden, from facts about soil and sun to tips on fertilizing, mulching, and watering. Regional planting charts show what to plant when, and a month-by-month p…
The all-purpose baker's companion / King Arthur Baking Company.
"Trusted recipes, revised and updated for a new generation of home bakers. Comprehensive in scope, authoritative in style, and offering clear, practical, and encouraging instruction, The King Arthur Baking Company's All-Purpose Baker’s Companion is the o…
Growing vegetables : all the know-how and encouragement you need to grow and fall in love with! your brand-new food garden/ Jessica Sowards of Roots and Refuge Farm.
"ou’re excited to plant your first vegetable garden—but where to start? In The First-Time Gardener: Growing Vegetables, you’ll find the answers you’re looking for. Homesteader Jessica Sowards, the warm and energetic host of YouTube’s Roots and Refuge Far…
National Geographic almanac 2021 : trending topics, big ideas in science, photographs, maps, facts & more.
This "almanac combines trending topics with need-to-know information in the fields of science and exploration, history and geography." --back cover
Freeing Jesus : rediscovering Jesus as friend, teacher, Savior, Lord, way, and presence / Diana Butler Bass.
"'How can you still be a Christian?' This is the most common question Diana Butler Bass is asked today. It is a question that many believers ponder as they wrestle with disappointment and disillusionment in their church and its leadership But while many C…
Vibrant : a groundbreaking program to get energized, own your health, and glow / Dr. Stacie Stephenson.
"With practical steps to improve everything from brain health and energy to immunity and weight, Vibrant introduces readers to a new way of looking at health, as something each person can control for themselves, rather than something that happens to them"…
Everything will be okay : life lessons for young women (from a former young woman) / Dana Perino.
"Everything Will be Okay is a no-nonsense how-to guide to life for young women looking to reframe their thinking, to believe in themselves, to take risks, to understand their power, and to feel better overall through finding serenity and taking action. Yo…
Set boundaries, find peace : a guide to reclaiming yourself / Nedra Glover Tawwab.
"Healthy boundaries. We all know we should have them--in order to achieve work/life balance, cope with toxic people, and enjoy rewarding relationships with partners, friends, and family. But what do 'healthy boundaries' really mean--and how can we success…
Create space : declutter your home to clear your mind / Dilly Carter, Declutter Dollies.
"Packed with practical solutions, advice and techniques, this book will teach you how to declutter your home, simplify your living space, and find a more organised and peaceful life. Explore step-by-step methods that you can adapt and sustain for your own…
Wonderworks : the 25 most powerful innovations in the history of literature / Angus Fletcher.
"Literature is a technology like any other. And the writers we revere—from Homer, Shakespeare, Austen, and others—each made a unique technical breakthrough that can be viewed as both a narrative and neuroscientific advancement. Literature’s great inventio…
The preserving answer book : expert tips, techniques, and best methods for preserving all your favorite foods / Sherri Brooks Vinton.
"In this comprehensive guide, expert author Sherri Brooks Vinton answers the home preserver’s most commonly asked questions about every aspect of food preservation, from refrigeration and freezing to canning, drying, and fermenting all kinds of fruits and…
Design, make, quilt modern : taking a quilt from inspiration to reality / Heather Black.
"Advice from an award-winning modern quilt designer about how to tackle designing, planning, piecing, quilting, and finishing a quilt that is all yours. The book includes instructions for three of Heather's modern quilts"--Provided by publisher.
The power plate diet : discover the ultimate anti-inflammatory meals to fat-proof your body and restore your health / Erin Oprea.
"A simple, targeted diet plan that balances your plate to reduce inflammation and help you get healthy, from celebrity trainer Erin Oprea"--Provided by publisher.
Get off your sugar : burn the fat, crush your cravings, and go from stress eating to strength eating / Dr. Daryl Gioffre.
"Kick sugar and sugar cravings for good, and gain health, energy, and vitality, with a fool-proof plan from the author of Get Off Your Acid"--Provided by publisher.
In the land of the cyclops : essays / Karl Ove Knausgaard ; translated from the Norwegian by Martin Aitken, with additional translations by Ingvild Burkey and Damion Searls.
"In the Land of the Cyclops is Karl Ove Knausgaard's first collection of essays to be published in English. He explores art, philosophy, literature, or something as simple as a trip to the beach with his kids, with piercing candor and intelligence. Paired…
Three simple lines : a writer's pilgrimage into the heart and homeland of haiku / Natalie Goldberg.
"An autobiographical meditation on the writing and reading of haiku, the essence of haiku mind, and the country and culture that nurtured the form"--Provided by publisher.
Grow your own spices : harvest homegrown ginger, turmeric, saffron, wasabi, vanilla, cardamom, and other incredible spices -- no matter where you live! / Tasha Greer.
"Grow Your Own Spices shows gardeners of all skill levels how to grow their own spices, including ginger, turmeric, saffron, cumin, and many more"--Provided by publisher.
Eat that frog! for students : 22 ways to stop procrastinating and excel in school / Brian Tracy with Anna Leinberger.
"Adapted from Brian Tracy's international time-management bestseller, Eat That Frog!, this book will give today's stressed-out and overwhelmed students the tools for lifelong success"--Provided by publisher.
What color is your parachute? 2021 : your guide to a lifetime of meaningful work and career success / Richard N. Bolles ; with Katharine Brooks.
Fully updated with advice reflecting the current job market, a revised and expanded edition of the best-selling career guide includes coverage of digital resumes, online interviews, and the impact of COVID-19 on the job market.
J.K. Lasser's small business taxes 2021 : your complete guide to a better bottom line / Barbara Weltman.
A tax guide for small American businesses offers comprehensive and straightforward tax planning suggestions, including useful advice on how to use deductions, shield income, and maximize the tax code.
Machine learning pocket reference : working with structured data in Python / Matt Harrison.
"With detailed notes, tables, and examples, this handy reference will help you navigate the basics of structured machine learning. Author Matt Harrison delivers a valuable guide that you can use for additional support during training and as a convenient r…
The world almanac and book of facts 2021 / executive editor: Sarah Janssen.
This new edition of America's best-selling reference book of all time has been updated to include election results, the coronavirus pandemic, the top 10 news stories, the year in sports and much, much more.
Peaceful heart : the Buddhist practice of patience / Dzigar Kongtrul ; edited by Joseph Waxman ; foreword by Pema Chödrön.
"An introductory guide to cultivating patience and opening your heart to difficult circumstances from leading Buddhist teacher, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche. Patience is one of the most important qualities we can develop, as it represents our mind's ability t…
Take care of your type : an enneagram guide to self-care / Christina S. Wilcox.
"Many of us have used the Enneagram of Personality to understand ourselves on a profoundly intimate level. But despite what our Enneagram type reveals, it’s not always easy to know the best ways to take care of ourselves according to our unique personalit…
The MeatEater guide to wilderness skills and survival / Steven Rinella ; with Brody Henderson and other members of the MeatEater crew ; illustrations by Peter Sucheski.
"For anyone planning to spend time outside, The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival is the perfect antidote to the sensationalism of the modern survival genre. Informed by the real-life experiences of renowned outdoorsman Steven Rinella, its…
It's all about Jesus / Randy Alcorn.
"It's All About Jesus provides a captivating, up-close look at Jesus Christ through the words of the greatest Bible teachers and Christian writers who ever lived. The quotes will be set up in a logical progression that provides readers with a full picture…
Gathered around the campfire : s'mores & stories under the stars / Melody A. Carlson ; artwork by Michal Sparks.
"Whether your idea of camping is in a tiny tent, a luxury RV, or somewhere in between, nothing beats having fun with family and friends in the fresh air. Relive favorite memories of childhood vacations and get excited for future outdoor adventures with th…
How to sleep : the new science-based rules for sleeping through the night / Rafael Pelayo, MD.
"Anyone having trouble sleeping has heard all the old 'sleep hygiene' rules: Don’t drink caffeine after 2:00 p.m., use the bedroom only for sleeping, put down your screens an hour before going to bed. But as the millions suffering from poor sleep can atte…
So to speak : 11,000 expressions that'll knock your socks off / by Shirley Kobliner and Harold Kobliner, Ph.D.
"We use expressions and idioms all the time. When you feel sick, you’re 'under the weather.' When you feel great, you’re 'on top of the world.' But whether you’re a 'smart cookie' or a tough one, you—and almost everyone you know—have a veritable smorgasbo…
Southern living 2020 annual recipes.
The editors of the popular lifestyle magazine present every recipe from the past year of publication, including regionally inspired dishes, quick and easy meals, family favorites and special-occasion treats like Eggs Benedict Casserole, Italian Shrimp Keb…
Healing PCOS : a 21-day plan for reclaiming your health and life with polycystic ovary syndrome / Amy Medling.
"A proven 21-day diet and lifestyle plan to help women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) take back control of their health and resolve their symptoms from a certified health coach and founder of the large PCOS Diva online community. PCOS is one of the…
Ghost soldiers : the epic account of World War II's greatest rescue mission / Hampton Sides.
"On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March.…