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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The planets / Andrew Cohen ; with Professor Brian Cox.
"Andrew Cohen and Professor Brian Cox take readers on a voyage of discovery, from the fiery heart of our Solar System, to its mysterious outer reaches. They touch on the latest discoveries that have expanded our knowledge of the planets, their moons and h…
Kitchen hacks : and recipes that go with them / editor: Christine Rukavena.
"The smartest kitchen tricks, best recipes & expert secrets! Save time and get the mouthwatering results you want with Taste of Home Kitchen Hacks! Have a light-bulb moment every day when you discover easy ways to prep ingredients, repurpose kitchen too…
The lie : a memoir of two marriages, catfishing & coming out / William Dameron.
"In this emotional and unflinchingly honest memoir of coming out of the closet late in life, owning up to the past, and facing the future, William Dameron confronts steroid addiction, the shame and homophobia of his childhood, the sledgehammer of secrets …
The keto kids cookbook : low-carb, high-fat meals your whole family will love! / Sam Dillard.
"Sam Dillard, creator of Hey Keto Mama, designed each recipe to appeal to kids and adults alike so you can all enjoy the health--and taste--benefits of a Keto diet. Going Keto can help you improve your mental focus and boost your overall health. And no …
The plateau / Maggie Paxson.
"During World War II, French villagers offered safe harbor to countless strangers - mostly children - as they fled for their lives. The same place offers refuge to migrants today. Why?"--Provided by publisher.
Beginning with the end : a memoir of twin loss and healing / Mary R. Morgan.
In 1961, Michael Rockefeller, son of then-New York governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, mysteriously disappeared off the coast of southern New Guinea....In this startlingly frank memoir, Mary R. Morgan [Michael's twin sister] struggles to claim an individual i…
10 women who changed science and the world / Catherine Whitlock and Rhodri Evans ; foreword by Athene Donald.
"Ten Women Who Changed Science tells the moving stories of the physicists, biologists, chemists, astronomers and doctors who helped to shape our world with their extraordinary breakthroughs and inventions, and outlines their remarkable achievements.These …
Crossing Lake Michigan in a bathtub : a true story / by Vic Jackson.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of his odyssey voyage across Lake Michigan in a bathtub, Vic Jackson recounts his journey in this fantastic tale of determination and friendship. The adventure begins with an innocent $5 bet followed by the haphazard co…
Simple happy parenting : the secret of less for calmer parents and happier kids / Denaye Barahona ; photographs by Amy Drucker ; illustrated by Manon de Jong.
In Simple Happy Parenting, Denaye Barahona, Ph.D., provides a revolutionary approach to parenting, full of practical tips to help you step back from the system overload so common in modern family life and, instead, create more time to enjoy living and lea…
Michigan's haunted lighthouses / Dianna Higgs Stampfler.
"Michigan has more lighthouses than any other state, with more than 120 dotting its expansive Great Lakes shoreline. Many of these lighthouses lay claim to haunted happenings. Former keepers like the cigar-smoking Captain Townshend at Seul Choix Point and…
My little Michigan kitchen : recipes and stories from a homemade life lived well / Mandy McGovern.
"Culinary adventures and food-related exploits from a Michigan mama with a passion for food and all things kitchen-related."--Back cover.
Out of the silence : after the crash / Eduardo Strauch with Mireya Soriano ; translated by Jennie Erikson.
It is the unfathomable modern legend that has become a testament to the resilience of the human spirit: the 1972 Andes plane crash and the Uruguayan rugby teammates who suffered seventy-two days among the dead and dying. It was a harrowing test of enduran…
Calculus simplified / Oscar E. Fernandez.
An accessible, streamlined, and user-friendly approach to calculus. Calculus is a beautiful subject that most of us learn from professors, textbooks, or supplementary texts. Each of these resources has strengths but also weaknesses. In Calculus Simplified…
Special needs trusts, [2019] : protect your child's financial future / Kevin Urbatsch & Michele Fuller-Urbatsch.
Presents advice on setting up and managing a special needs trust, covering trust benefits, funding, duties of trustees, pooled trusts, taxes, wills, and death of beneficiaries.
5 ingredient recipes.
Save time and money with the brand new edition of Taste of Home 5 Ingredient Recipes. Cook everything from tantalizing appetizers to satisfying dinners and savory sides to delectable desserts using only 5 ingredients, most of them readily available in yo…
Marriage after God : chasing boldly after God's purpose for your life together / Aaron & Jennifer Smith.
Since the very beginning, God's design for marriage is for husbands and wives to be ambassadors of holy love to a hurting world. Still, so many couples stop short at happy and wonder why they feel unsatisfied. Rather than "you and me against the world," G…
Botanical baking : contemporary baking and cake decorating with edible flowers and herbs / Juliet Sear.
"Learn how to perfect the prettiest trend in cake decorating--using edible flowers and herbs to decorate your cakes and bakes--with this impossibly beautiful guide from celebrity baker Juliet Sear. Learn what flowers are edible and great for flavour, how …
Wicca and witchcraft : learn to walk the magikal path with the god and goddess / by Denise Zimmermann, Katherine A. Gleason ; revised with Miria Liguana.
Offers information on the theory, ritual, tradition, and history of Wicca, including advice on how to practice the magical art.
Punch needle : master the art of punch needling accessories for you and your home / Arounna Khounnoraj ; photography by Catherine Frawley.
Discover a fresh take on a traditional craft in this ultimate introduction to the art of punch needling. Giving this forgotten craft a modern twist is author Arounna Khounnoraj (aka Bookhou). One of Canada's most sought after mentors and creatives, she ha…
Chicken soup for the soul : running for good : 101 stories for runners & walkers to get you going! / [compiled by] Amy Newmark [and] Dean Karnazes.
Whether you want to get moving, or keep moving, you need inspiration. Novice walkers and seasoned runners alike will find that inspiration, and so much more, in these stories written by those who know that the toughest step to take in any walk or run is t…
Barnum : an American life / Robert Wilson.
"The first major biography of P.T. Barnum in a generation, a vivid account of the forefather of American entertainment"--Provided by publisher.
The visual guide to easy meal prep : save time and eath healthy with over 75 recipes / Erin Romeo, the food prep princess.
"What are you waiting for? Get meal prepping! Conquer your healthy eating plan while saving time and money and eliminating food waste. Let nutrition coach and meal-prep master Erin Romeo, the foodprepprincess, show you how to prep a week's worth of mea…
The pretty one : on life, pop culture, disability, and other reasons to fall in love with me / Keah Brown.
"From the disability rights advocate and creator of the #DisabledAndCute viral campaign, a thoughtful, inspiring, and charming collection of essays exploring what it means to be black and disabled in a mostly able-bodied white America. Keah Brown loves he…
The mosquito : a human history of our deadliest predator / Timothy C. Winegard.
"Why is gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for British colonists in India and Africa? What does Starbucks have to thank for its global domination? What doomed the Crusades? Why did Scotland surrender its soereignty to England? What was George Washin…
The ghosts of Eden Park : the bootleg king, the women who pursued him, and the murder that shocked Jazz-Age America / Karen Abbott.
"The epic true crime story of bootlegger George Remus and the murder that shocked the nation. In the early days of Prohibition, long before Al Capone became a household name, a German immigrant named George Remus quits practicing law and starts trafficki…
The girls : an all-American town, a predatory doctor, and the untold story of the gymnasts who brought him down / Abigail Pesta.
The inside story of how serial predator Larry Nassar got away with abusing hundreds of gymnasts for decades -- and how a team of brave women banded together to bring him down. We think of Larry Nassar as the despicable sexual predator of Olympic gymnasts…
Haben : the deafblind woman who conquered Harvard Law / by Haben Girma.
Haben grew up spending summers with her family in the enchanting Eritrean city of Asmara. There, she discovered courage as she faced off against a bull she couldn't see, and found in herself an abiding strength as she absorbed her parents' harrowing exper…
A dream too big : the story of an improbable journey from Compton to Oxford / Caylin Louis Moore.
"In this inspiring and provocative memoir, Caylin Moore tells the against-all-odds story of his rise from cruel poverty in gang-ridden Los Angeles to academic success at Oxford University, with hope as his compass. By all rights, Caylin Louis Moore should…
1941 : the year Germany lost the war / Andrew Nagorski.
By the end of 1941, Hitler had repeatedly gambled on escalation and lost: by invading the Soviet Union and committing a series of disastrous military blunders; by making mass murder and terror his weapons of choice, and by rushing to declare war on the Un…
Apollo 11 : the inside story / David Whitehouse.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, David Whitehouse brings you the inside story of the astronauts, NASA engineers and political rivals that brought an end to the Space Race.
"Encouragement and practical advice for stepmoms on how to deal with their role in the stepfamily. Includes parenting advice, chapters for the husband to read, guidance for women dating men with children, and tips for relating to adult stepchildren"--Prov…
The last unknowns : deep, elegant, profound unanswered questions about the universe, the mind, the future of civilization, and the meaning of life / edited by John Brockman ; foreword by Daniel Kahneman.
"This is a little book of profound questions--unknowns that address the secrets of our world, our civilization, the meaning of life. Here are the deepest riddles that have fascinated, obsessed, and haunted the greatest thinkers of our time, including Nobe…
The life of Saint Teresa of Avila : a biography / Carlos Eire.
The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila is among the most remarkable accounts ever written of the human encounter with the divine. The Life is not really an autobiography at all, but rather a confession written for inquisitors by a nun whose raptures and mystic…
Frommer's easyguide to San Antonio & Austin / by Edie Jarolim
Your adventure in two of the most fascinating cities in the United States starts right here. Frommer's EasyGuide to San Antonio and Austin goes deep in the heart of Texas to give you clear, succinct, up-to-date, and honest advice for getting the most from…
Fall ball poetry in the late-innings / poems by Alan Harris.
"In Fall Ball, Alan Harris captures the long shadows that lie across the field of lives well-lived. In his own voice and others, including those of hospice patients in their final days, these poems--with unadorned grace, great attention, and humor, eke o…
We draw breath from the same sky / poems by Mary Ann Kruch.
“In this collection, Mary Anna Kruch moves in and out of the past: from stories of her parents and grandparents that began in Italy a century ago to those of her long marriage. ‘I will lean into the language of my family, contributing little—but understan…
Late migrations : a natural history of love and loss / Margaret Renkl ; with art by Billy Renkl.
"Beautifully written, masterfully structured, and brimming with insight into the natural world . . . It has the makings of an American classic." --Ann Patchett.
Collins easy learning French Dictionary.
An up-to-date, easy-reference dictionary with key GCSE curriculum words highlighted and a practical, fun supplement covering key vocabulary areas. It is the ideal dictionary for learners of French, and especially for those aiming for exam success. Designe…
The intelligence trap : why smart people make dumb mistakes / David Robson.
"An eye-opening examination of the stupid things smart people do -- and how to cultivate skills to protect ourselves from error" -- From book jacket.
With gratitude / Marala Scott.
With Gratitude is a collection of relatable experiences that will inspire you to recognize the good in beautiful and difficult situations--both past and present. It is a meditation on the benefits of appreciating love, loss, relationships, and fleeting mo…
Land of hope : an invitation to the great American story / Wilfred M. McClay.
A compact, authoritative history of the United States.
150 best tiny space ideas / Francesc Zamora Mola.
Discover the latest innovations in tiny space design in this lush compendium in the 150 Best series, showcasing 150 full-color profiles. As the price of large residences have become increasingly out of reach for many people, aspiring home owners have begu…
Steve Jobs / Walter Isaacson.
"From the author of the bestselling biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein, this is the exclusive biography of Steve Jobs. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years--as well as interviews with more than a hundred…
Modern freight cars : rolling stock from the '60s through today / Jeff Wilson.
Freight cars are key elements of any model railroad. Modern Freight Cars is an essential reference guide for modelers in choosing what cars are appropriate for an era, region, and industry. (1960s to present) This prototype book explains what various car …
New daughters of Africa : an international anthology of writing by women of African descent / edited by Margaret Busby.
Twenty-five years ago, Margaret Busby’s Daughters of Africa was published to international acclaim and hailed as “an extraordinary body of achievement . . . a vital document of lost history” (Sunday Times) and “the ultimate reference guide” (Washington Po…
Cancer-free with food : a step-by-step plan with 100+ recipes to fight disease, nourish your body & restore your health / Liana Werner-Gray.
"Supported by the powerhouse team behind The Truth About Cancer, best-selling natural-health author Liana Werner-Gray offers a simple yet comprehensive guide to nutrition for those who have been diagnosed with cancer. You've been diagnosed with cancer, a…
Microsoft Office 2016 : step by step / Joan Lambert, Curtis Frye.
This is learning made easy. Get productive fast with Office 2016 and jump in wherever you need answers--brisk lessons and colorful screen shots show you exactly what to do, step by step.
Mexican Spanish phrase book & dictionary
Compact, clear, and packed with key words and phrases to help conversation, this pocket-sized Mexican Spanish phrasebook and dictionary from Berlitz's trusted language experts (with free app) is a trusty travel companion, and all you need to make yourself…
Surgeon in blue : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care / Scott McGaugh.
Recounts the life of the Civil War surgeon and how he made battlefield survival possible by creating the first organized ambulance corps and a more effective field hospital system.
The energy medicine yoga prescription / Lauren Walker.
With The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription, Laurne Walker brings you an invaluable guide to help you uncover the root causes of specific physical, emotional, and psychological health complaint along with a treasury of potent self-care practices to acceler…
Help your kids with music : a unique step-by-step visual guide / Carol Vorderman M.A. (Cantab), MBE ; coauthors, Peter Nickol, Peter Quantrill, Laura Sandford, Ann Marie Stanley, PhD, Sue Sturrock.
Offers a simple, visual guide to helping children understand music with Carol Vorderman. Reduce the stress of studying music and help your child with their homework, Help Your Kids with Music is a unique visual guide to music theory which will demystify t…
The seven longest yards : our love story of pushing the limits while leaning on each other / Chris & Emily Norton with Mark Tabb ; foreword by Tim Tebow.
"In a moment, Chris went from a talented eighteen-year-old college football player with a promising future to a quadriplegic with a 3 percent chance of ever moving or feeling anything below his neck, much less walking again. Determined to prove the doctor…
Seriously good salads : creative flavor combinations for nutritious, satisfying meals / Nicky Corbishley, founder of Kitchen Sanctuary.
Never eat another boring bed of lettuce again with Nicky Corbishley’s spectacular salads. Nicky—the founder of Kitchen Sanctuary—shares fresh new salad recipes for any occasion, with an array of quirky flavors from sweet to savory, and everything in-betwe…
The complete guide to outdoor carpentry : complete plans for beautiful backyard building projects.
"See how easy it is to build your own backyard oasis. Outdoor carpentry projects using cedar, redwood, and pressure-treated pine are perfect for Do-It-Yourselfers of all skill levels, since the materials are easy to work with, and the results are rewardin…
Fire and fortitude : the US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943 / John C. McManus.
"John C. McManus, one of our most highly-acclaimed historians of World War II, takes readers from Pearl Harbor--a rude awakening for a ragtag militia woefully unprepared for war--to Makin, a sliver of coral reef where the Army was tested against the incre…
Backyard medicine : harvest and make your own herbal remedies / Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal.
"Modern medicine is truly a blessing. Advances are made with astonishing speed every day, using both science and technology to make our lives longer and healthier. But if the era of modern medicine began less than two hundred years ago, how did people tre…
Trace : who killed Maria James? / Rachael Brown.
Every cop has a case that dug its claws in and would not let go. For veteran detective Ron Iddles, it was his very first homicide case - the 1980 murder of single mother Maria James in the back of her Melbourne bookshop. He never managed to solve it, and …
The nocturnal brain : nightmares, neuroscience, and the secret world of sleep / Guy Leschziner.
"A renowned neurologist shares the true stories of people unable to get a good night's rest in The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep, a fascinating exploration of the symptoms and syndromes behind sleep disorders. Fo…
Head first Go : [a brain-friendly guide] / Jay McGavren.
This book features simple, clear examples that demonstrate Go in action, and diagrams to explain difficult concepts. It will not only teach developers basic language features, it will get them comfortable consulting error output, documentation, and search…
Plugged in : connecting your faith with what you watch, read, and play / Daniel Strange.
Whether it's TV shows, Instagram stories or historical novles--there's a whole world of culture out there to enjoy. But how do we decide what's OK to watch? How do we help our kids navigate their choices? How do we talk to our friends about Jesus, when…
Frommer's Iceland / by Nicholas Gill.
"Comprehensive and completely up-to-date, Frommer's Iceland takes you from world-famous waterfalls to hopping nightclubs and everywhere in between. Frommer's expert Nicholas Gill, an Iceland specialist, knows every inch of the country and is not afraid to…
Frommer's Bermuda / by David LaHuta
"From the most trusted name in travel, Frommer’s Bermuda is a comprehensive, completely up-to-date guide to one of the world’s most storied vacation destinations. Written by Bermuda local and travel expert David LaHuta (former adventure correspondent for …
Morocco : inspire, plan, discover, experience / [main contributors: Andrew Humphreys ... [et al.]].
Discover Morocco with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this spellbinding country before you've even packed your case - explore the fascinating cities of Mek̈ns, ̈Fs, and Volubilis, get l…
When I wished upon a star : from broken hearts to mended hearts / Brandon Lane Phillips & Jeremy Miller ; [introduction by Kirk Cameron].
"When I Wished Upon a Star is the true tale of a “wish kid” with a heart defect who meets and forms a lifelong friendship with his favorite television child actor. A series of divine circumstances bring them back together again to find hope for their futu…
Wade McClusky and the Battle of Midway / David Rigby.
The story of the man who won the battle of Midway and avenged Pearl Harbor for the United States. During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, US Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in Ameri…
Grammar essentials / by Geraldine Woods with Joan Friedman.
Need to brush up on your grammar pronto? This easy-to-use guide gives you simple strategies for understanding the rules of grammar and punctuation to improve you speaking and writing skills and communicate accurately and effectively. From making peace ber…
Because internet : understanding the new rules of language / Gretchen McCulloch.
"A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language. Language is humanity's most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever befor…
My friend Anna : the true story of the fake heiress / Rachel DeLoache Williams.
"From a photo editor at Vanity Fair comes the true account of her friendship with "Anna Delvey"--a woman posing as a German heiress who conned her out of $62,000--and her quest to obtain justice"--Provided by publisher.
Idea magnets : 7 strategies for cultivating & attracting creative business leaders / Mike Brown.
Idea Magnets is about becoming a more dynamic leader who inspires extreme creativity and innovative success. You'll learn to envision new creative paths that deliver powerful impact. The Idea Magnets secret is naturally incorporating these seven strateg…
Gone walkabout : confessions of a New York City dog walker / Michael Brandow.
"Pounding the pavements of downtown Manhattan for twenty years and always on the move, a gnarly, scruffy-faced dog walker tood time at the end of each day to keep a journal. Emptying his pockets of notes hastily scrawled on scraps of paper, matchbook cov…
How to live a good life following New Testament ethics / Václav Rajlich.
"How do I live a truly good life? That, in many respects, is the question we all must ask ourselves and answer. As always, even in our post-Christian society, Christ is the answer, and we discover him in the New Testament. Drawing heavily from Pope Sai…
The best baby names for boys / Emily Larson.
"Perfect for baby showers, gender reveals, and parents with a little boy on the way, THE BEST BABY NAMES FOR BOYS is the only naming book created with baby in mind. Filled with over 100 helpful lists, naming tips, and a collection of boy-centric names to …
The artful parent : simple ways to fill your family's life with art and creativity / Jean Van't Hul.
"Bring out your children's creativity and imagination with more than 60 kids' art activities from the creator of www.ArtfulParent.com. Art making is a wonderfully fun way for young children to tap into their imagination, deepen their creativity, and explo…
Childfree by choice : the movement redefining family and creating a new age of independence / Dr. Amy Blackstone ; afterword by Lance Blackstone.
"From Dr. Amy Blackstone, childfree woman, co-creator of the blog "we're {not} having a baby," and nationally recognized expert on the childfree choice comes a definitive investigation into the history and current growing movement of adults choosing to fo…
More than enough : claiming space for who you are (no matter what they say) / Elaine Welteroth.
"In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores what it means to come into your own--on your own terms Throughout her life, Elaine Welteroth has climbed the ranks of med…
The widow Washington : the life of Mary Washington / Martha Saxton.
"Biography of Mary Ball Washington, George Washington's mother. Places her life as an orphan, a young wife in rural Virginia, a slaveholder, a widow, and mother to the first president in the context of the changing economic circumstances and cultural valu…
A beginner's guide to 3D modeling : a guide to Autodesk Fusion 360 / Cameron Coward.
"A practical guide to 3D CAD modeling. Begins with the principles of parametric modeling and assembly methods, and then moves on to advanced modeling concepts such as 3D sketching and splines, helixes and ribs, technical drawing, and rendering"--Provided …
Aug 9-fog / Kathryn Scanlan.
A stark, elegiac account of unexpected pleasures and the progress of seasons. Fifteen years ago, Kathryn Scanlan found a stranger's five-year diary at an estate auction in a small town in Illinois. The owner of the diary was eighty-six years old when she …
Embers of childhood : growing up a Whitney / Flora Miller Biddle.
"A Look into the Privileged World of the American Aristocracy of the Early Twentieth Century Flora Miller Biddle was born a blue-blood. The granddaughter of the Whitney museum founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, her childhood played out in a sort of Wha…
Don't hate, meditate! : 5 easy practices to get you through the hard sh*t / Megan Monahan.
"This modern guide to meditation from instructor Megan Monahan takes readers beyond empty Instagram truisms to the simple yet effective ways to "meditate their way through the bad shit and into the good shit." With a fresh voice and perspective, Monahan p…
Cannabis & CBD for health & wellness : an essential guide for using nature's medicine to relieve stress, anxiety, chronic pain, inflammation, and more / Aliza Sherman and Dr. Junella Chin ; photographs by Erin Scott.
"A safe, comprehensive, and easy-to-use guide to using cannabis--including CBD and THC--to ease chronic and acute health issues such as pain, insomnia, inflammation, depression, anxiety, grief, stress, and more, from the founder of a global cannabis welln…
The death of politics : how to heal our frayed republic after Trump / Peter Wehner.
"The New York Times opinion writer, media commentator, outspoken Republican and Christian critic of the Trump presidency offers a spirited defense of politics and its virtuous and critical role in maintaining our democracy and what we must do to save it b…
Definitely Hispanic : growing up Latino and celebrating what unites us / LeJuan James ; with Cecilia Molinari.
"Perfect for fans of Fresh Off the Boat's situational humor and Jane the Virgin's celebration of Latinidad, Definitely Hispanic is a collection of introspective memoiristic essays by social media influencer and viral phenomenon LeJuan James about growing …
A sand book / Ariana Reines.
A Sand Book is a poetry collection in nine parts, a travel guide that migrates from wildfires to hurricanes, tweety bird to the president, lust to aridity, desertification to prophecy, and mother to daughter. It explores the negative space of what is happ…
Haunted castles of England : a tour of 99 ghostly fortresses / J. G. Montgomery.
"The sprawling, mysterious castles of England are incredible sights to behold, but even more captivating are the ghosts that dwell within them. This book invites you to explore more than eighty English castles and meet the spirits that roam their grounds,…
Austentatious : the evolving world of Jane Austen fans / Holly Luetkenhaus & Zoe Weinstein.
"The amount of fan-generated content about Jane Austen and her novels has long surpassed the author's original canon. Adaptations like Clueless, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Jane Austen's Fight Club, and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries have given Austen fan…
Good juju : mojos, rites & practices for the magical soul / Najah Lightfoot.
"Pagans and witches looking to add a little magic to their lives, to decrease stress, counterbalance chaos, and just help get through the world today! Busy people, people looking for daily practices, etc."--Provided by publisher.
On being human : a memoir of waking up, living real, and listening hard / Jennifer Pastiloff.
"An inspirational memoir about how Jennifer Pastiloff's years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty, how deafness taught her to listen fiercely, how being vulnerable allowed her to find love, and how imperfections can lead to a life full…
Fire in the sky : cosmic collisions, killer asteroids, and the race to defend Earth / Gordon L. Dillow.
"An historical survey about asteroid hits sustained by Earth and the defenses being prepared against future asteroid-caused catastrophe"--Provided by publisher.
Show up for salad : 100 more recipes for salads, dressings, & all the fixins-- you don't have to be vegan to love! / Terry Hope Romero.
"The coauthor of Veganomicon and author of Salad Samurai is back with more flavorful and hearty vegan recipes to up your salad game"--Provided by publisher.
Writing to persuade : how to bring people over to your side / Trish Hall.
"In the tradition of The Elements of Style comes Trish Hall's essential new work on writing well--a sparkling instructional guide to persuading (almost) anyone, on (nearly) anything. Drawing on her vast experience editing everyone from Nobel Prize winners…
Blended embroidery : combining old & new textiles, ephemera & embroidery / Brian Haggard.
"Combine antique textiles, ephemera, and other items with new elements to create unique and useful items for your home. Includes 5 projects with detailed instructions and patterns, plus many more inspiring projects in gallery form"--From publisher descrip…
Paleo power bowls : 100 easy, nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory meals / Julia Mueller.
"Eat your way to health with a packed, wholesome, customizable paleo bowl. Quick, healthful, and comfortingly delicious, the bowl food trend is the busy person's answer to jump-starting the ultimate paleo lifestyle! Build your own bowl with unprocessed, a…
The journey to moonwalking : the people that enabled footprints on the moon / Kenneth S. Thomas.
"By setting the goal for going to the Moon by the end of 1969, President Kennedy transformed the Soviet/U.S. arms race, with its escalating confrontations, inta a 'space race.' Perhaps the greatest obstacle to going to the Moon was the development of the…
Afterglow : reflecting with the Apollo astronauts on their missions and lives / Derek Webber.
"Twenty-four men went to the Moon half a century ago. In this well-documented account, you will hear, in their own words why they went, how they were chosen and trained, what they did on each of their space missions, what they were thinking at the time, …
The seven principles for making marriage work : a practical guide from the country's foremost relationship expert / John M. Gottman, PhD and Nan Silver.
"Gottman's unprecedented study of couples over a period of years has allowed him to observe the habits that can make--and break--a marriage. Here is the culmination of that work: the seven principels that guide couples on a path toward a harmonious and l…
True crime : Michigan : the state's most notorious criminal cases / Tobin T. Buhk.
"True Crime: Michigan examines crime in the state and explores the landmark cases of robbery, mob activity, and murder that have received national attention. Included here are accounts of Andrew Kehoe and the Bath School Massacre, the rise and fall of th…
Assassination generation : video games, aggression, and the psychology of killing / Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Kristine Paulsen with Katie Miserany.
"The author of the landmark work On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide--and what we must do about it....Lt. Col Dave Grossman, who in his perennial bestseller On Killing made clear that most of us are not 'n…