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 ocean : the ultimate handbook of nautical knowledge / Chris Dixon and Jeremy K. Spencer.
"From experienced seafarers to ocean novices, for those about to ride their first wave, stand-up paddle on a dive, or identify a bird that landed on the bow, The Ocean is rich with how-to advice and instruction. Features expert consultation and entertaini…
Phil : The rip-roaring (and unauthorized!) biography of golf's most colorful superstar / Alan Shipnuck.
Phil Mickelson is one of the most compelling figures in sports. For more than three decades he has been among the best golfers in the world, and his unmatched longevity was exemplified at the 2021 PGA Championship, when Mickelson, on the cusp of turning f…
The book lover's guide to London / Sarah Milne.
Many of the greatest names in literature have visited or made their home in the colorful and diverse metropolis of London. From Charles Dickens to George Orwell, Virginia Woolf to Bernadine Evaristo, London's writers have bought the city to life through s…
At home on the water / Jaci Conry.
"The idea of a retreat--a place removed from one's daily stressors, an escape in a serene natural setting, a secluded haven to be enjoyed by family, is more appealing than it has been in decades. Though second homes are far from a novel concept; retreats …
Grief on the front lines : reckoning with trauma, grief, and humanity in modern medicine / Rachel Jones ; foreword by Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD.
"A timely and vital exploration of how medicine fails its workers--and the burnout, grief, depression, and trauma our healthcare system engenders among doctors, nurses, and medical practitioners"--Provided by publisher.
A bright and blinding sun : a World War II story of survival, love, and redemption / Marcus Brotherton.
"Joe Johnson Jr. ran away from home at the age of 12, hopping a freight train at the height of the Great Depression. He managed to talk his way into the U.S. Army two years later. Seeking freedom and adventure, he was sent to the Philippines. Adrift in sp…
Chasing lakes : love, science, and the secrets of the Arctic / Katey Walter Anthony.
"A memoir from permafrost scientist Katey Walter Anthony on her pioneering research studying methane emissions in Arctic lakes-which has made significant contributions to the climate change dialogue-as well as her search for family, faith, and belonging, …
Little brother : love, tragedy, and my search for the truth / Ben Westhoff.
"In 2005, soon after Ben Westhoff moved to St. Louis, he joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and was paired with Jorell Cleveland. Ben was twenty-eight, a white college grad from an affluent family. Jorell was eight, one of nine children from a po…
Alabama v. King : Martin Luther King Jr. and the criminal trial that launched the civil rights movement / Dan Abrams and Fred D. Gray with David Fisher.
"Fred D. Gray was just twenty-four years old when he became the defense lawyer for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a young minister who had become the face of the bus boycott that had rocked the city of in Montgomery, Alabama. In this incredible history, Gra…
Repotting your life : sense when you're stuck, explore what's possible, claim room to grow. / Frances Edmonds.
"A warmly humane, wise, and witty self-help guide to embracing change in any aspect of your life, whatever your age"--Provided by publisher.
High minds : the Victorians and the birth of modern Britain / Simon Heffer.
"Britain in the 1840s was a country wracked by poverty, unrest, and uncertainty; there were attempts to assassinate the queen and her prime minister; and the ruling class lived in fear of riot and revolution. By the 1880s it was a confident nation of prog…
The greatest polar expedition of all time : the Arctic mission to the epicenter of climate change / Markus Rex ; Marlene Göring ; translated by Sarah Pybus.
"Atmospheric scientist Markus Rex recounts the monumental Arctic expedition he captained for one year in this gripping and authoritative book. A groundbreaking step towards understanding the climate crisis, the MOSAiC expedition—launched in 2019 by the Al…
German in 3 months : your essential guide to understanding and speaking German / Sigrid-B. Martin.
"Everything you need to understand and speak German. Free audio app helps you perfect your pronunciation by imitating native speakers. Builds vocabulary through word lists, key phrases, and model sentences. Explains essential grammar. Develops conversatio…
Driven to ride : the true story of an elite athlete who rebuilt his leg, his life, and his career / Mike Schultz ; with Matt Higgins.
"When 'Monster' Mike Schultz won snowboarding gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea, it was the culmination of a decade of reinvention, in every sense of the word. Ten years earlier he'd lain bleeding on the side of a mountain after a devastating snowmobile ac…
Flower color theory / Darroch and Michael Putnam.
This "is the only guide that uses color theory as the starting point for floral design. The book features 175 arrangements that show myriad ways to combine flowers of different shades and hues, all built around classic categories including analogous, comp…
Death & lighthouses on the Great Lakes : a history of murder and misfortune / Dianna Higgs Stampfler.
"Losing one's life while tending to a Great Lakes lighthouse sadly wasn't such an unusual occurrence. Death by murder, suicide or other tragic causes--while rare--were not unheard of. Two keepers on Lake Superior's Grand Island disappeared one early summe…
Singer come from afar : poems / Kim Stafford.
"This book considers war and peace, pandemic struggles, Earth imperatives, a seeker's spirit, and forging kinship. The former poet laureate of Oregon, Stafford has shared poems from this book in libraries, prisons, on reservations, with veterans, immigran…
Slow growth equals strong roots : finding grace, freedom, and purpose in an overachieving world / Mary Marantz.
"In her signature lyrical style, bestselling author offers 40 essays inviting you to trade your self-imposed prison of perfection for rootedness, confidence, fruit of the gospel, and the safety found in rest"--Provided by publisher.
Quiet : creating grace-based rhythms for spending time with Jesus / Naomi Vacaro, creator of the Wholehearted Community ; [foreword by Phylicia Masonheimer]
"So many of us struggle to create space in our daily routines for time with God. We deeply desire to feel close to Him, but we are constantly asking, How do I create a quiet space with God in my busy, chaotic schedule? Why does having a quiet time require…
Undelivered : the never-heard speeches that would have rewritten history / Jeff Nussbaum.
"A fascinating insight into notable speeches that were never delivered, showing what could have been if history had gone down a different path. For almost every delivered speech, there exists an undelivered opposite. These "second speeches" provide altern…
Long train runnin' : our story of the Doobie Brothers / Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons ; with Chris Epting.
"For the first time, the incredible true story of the legendary band, The Doobie Brothers, written by founding members Pat Simmons and Tom Johnston. Only a very few rock bands that have had the longevity, success, and drama of The Doobie Brothers. Born ou…
Metaphysical animals : how four women brought philosophy back to life / Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman.
"A vibrant portrait of four college friends-Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Elizabeth Anscombe, and Mary Midgley-who formed a new philosophical tradition while Oxford's men were away at war"--Provided by publisher.
Demolition agenda : how Trump tried to dismantle American government, and what Biden needs to do to save it / Thomas O. McGarity.
"In an original and compelling argument, Thomas McGarity shows how adding populists to the Republican's traditional base of free market ideologues and establishment Republicans allowed Trump to come dangerously close to achieving his goal of demolishing t…
All the ways our dead still speak : a funeral director on life, death, and the hereafter / Caleb Wilde.
"All the Ways Our Dead Still Speak takes readers on a lyrical and tender quest to encounter the hereafter. As Wilde picks up bodies, organizes funerals, and meets with grieving families in a small town in Pennsylvania, those who remain share with him--and…
Ali's well that ends well : tales of desperation and a little inspiration / Ali Wentworth.
"Like many, Ali Wentworth spent the pandemic seesawing between highs, lows, and baking an unnecessary amount of chocolate cake. Between binging every tv show in existence to conquering TikTok to becoming a (semi) empty-nester, Ali experienced her share of…
Trailed : one woman's quest to solve the Shenandoah murders / Kathryn Miles.
"In May 1996, two skilled backcountry leaders, Lollie Winans and Julie Williams, entered Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park for a week-long backcountry camping trip. The free-spirited and remarkable young couple had met and fallen in love the previous su…
The power of crisis : how three threats - and our response - will change the world / Ian Bremmer.
"In this revelatory, unnerving, and ultimately hopeful book, Bremmer details how domestic and international conflicts leave us unprepared for a trio of looming crises—global health emergencies, transformative climate change, and the AI revolution. Today, …
Acknowledgments : a memoir so far / Becky Lucas.
"There's no such thing as a perfect life, but there are perfectly hilarious moments. The best stories are often about the lowest points in our lives - the soul-crushing jobs, the bad boyfriends, the terrible holidays, the betrayals and heartbreaks. These …
Containers in the garden / Claus Dalby.
Create a bold and beautiful container garden with design and planting guidance from Danish gardening celebrity Claus Dalby in this English-language edition of his book, Containers in the Garden. Beauty, charm, and simplicity are the hallmarks of the Scand…
River of the gods : genius, courage, and betrayal in the search for the source of the Nile / Candice Millard.
Set against the backdrop of the race to exploit Africa by the colonial powers, a story of courage and adventure brings to life the rivalry between two enemies--a decorated soldier, and a young aristocrat and Army officer--as they set out to find the myste…
Mean baby : a memoir of growing up / Selma Blair.
The celebrated Hollywood actress and model, in this original, intelligent and wise memoir, lays bare her addiction to alcohol, her devotion to her brilliant and complicated mother, the moments she flirted with death, and how she found surprising salvation…
Lily's promise : holding on to hope through Auschwitz and beyond--a story for all generations / Lily Ebert and Dov Forman.
A ninety-eight-year-old Holocaust survivor--and TikTok sensation thanks to her great-grandson--relays the details of her harrowing experiences at Auschwitz and how, after losing so much, she was able to build a new life for her family and herself.
There are places in the world where rules are less important than kindness : and other thoughts on physics, philosophy and the world / Carlo Rovelli ; translated by Erica Segre and Simon Carnell.
"One of the world’s most prominent physicists and fearless free spirit, Carlo Rovelli is also a masterful storyteller. His bestselling books have introduced millions of readers to the wonders of modern physics and his singular perspective on the cosmos. T…
Coming up for air / Tom Daley.
"Tom Daley is one of the most beloved athletes of our time, having competed as a diver in four Olympics, garnering medals and finally, in 2021 in Tokyo, winning gold. But few people know the realities of his life beyond the pool—his struggles, his secret …
To risk it all : nine conflicts and the crucible of decision / Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.).
"At the heart of Admiral James Stavridis’s training as a naval officer was the preparation to lead sailors in combat, to face the decisive moment in battle whenever it might arise. In To Risk it All, he offers up nine of the most useful and enthralling st…
Golden : the power of silence in a world of noise / Justin Zorn and Leigh Marz.
"From a mindfulness expert and a leadership coach, a book that looks at the science, psychology, philosophy, and spirituality of silence by giving new context to the noise all around us--physical and metaphorical--to change the way we hear and experience …
Team America : Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, Eisenhower, and the world they forged / Robert L. O'Connell.
"By the first half of the twentieth century, technology had transformed warfare into a series of intense bloodbaths in which the line between soldiers and civilians was obliterated, resulting in the deaths of one hundred million people. During this period…
We were dreamers : an immigrant superhero origin story / Simu Liu.
"In this honest, inspiring and relatable memoir, newly-minted superhero Simu Liu chronicles his family's journey from China to the bright lights of Hollywood with razor-sharp wit and humor. Simu's parents left him in the care of his grandparents, then bro…
Geopedia : a brief compendium of geologic curiosities / Marcia Bjornerud ; illustrations by Haley Hagerman.
"Geopedia is a trove of geologic wonders and the evocative terms that humans have devised to describe them. Featuring dozens of entries—from Acasta gneiss to Zircon—this illustrated compendium is brimming with lapidary and lexical insights that will delig…
The rugged life : the modern guide to self-reliance / Clint Emerson ; illustrations by David Regone.
"Clint Emerson is the go-to expert for surviving the first minutes, hours, and days of a crisis. Now, in The Rugged Life, he works with modern homesteading experts to show you how to thrive over the long-term—for months, years, or even a lifetime—by being…
John Prine : in spite of himself / Eddie Huffman.
With a range that spans the lyrical, heartfelt songs Angel from Montgomery, Sam Stone, and Paradise to the classic country music parody You Never Even Called Me by My Name, John Prine is a songwriter's songwriter. Across five decades, Prine has created cr…
Radically content : being satisfied in an endlessly dissatisfied world / Jamie Varon.
"Too many of us are waiting for our lives to begin, putting our happiness on layaway for some future version where it all lines up, when we’ve accomplished it all, when we have the perfect career, bodies, partners, and when our lives finally feel “good en…
Moar! : monsters know what they're doing / Keith Ammann.
"Keith Ammann’s first book based on his popular blog, The Monsters Know What They’re Doing, unpacks strategies, tactics, and motivations for creatures found in the Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual. Now, in MOAR! Monsters Know What They’re Doing, he analy…
When Marilyn met the queen : Marilyn Monroe's life in England / Michelle Morgan.
"Marilyn would work during the day at Pinewood Studios, in Iver Heath, while Arthur would write. Then, in the evening, the couple would be able to relax together in their private English country cottage. But the cottage was a mansion, in Englefield Green,…
My seven Black fathers : a young activist's memoir of race, family, and the mentors who made him whole / Will Jawando.
"A memoir by the lawyer, activist, and county councilman Will Jawando"--Provided by publisher.
Valor : the astonishing World War II saga of one man's defiance and indomitable spirit / Dan Hampton.
"Lieutenant William Frederick 'Bill' Harris was 25 years old when captured by Japanese forces during the Battle of Corregidor in May 1942. This son of a decorated Marine general escaped from hell on earth by swimming eight hours through a shark-infested b…
Because our fathers lied : a memoir of truth and family, from Vietnam to today / Craig McNamara.
"Craig McNamara came of age in the political tumult and upheaval of the late 60s. While Craig McNamara would grow up to take part in anti-war demonstrations, his father, Robert McNamara, served as John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Defense and the architect o…
Fierce love : a memoir of family, faith, and purpose / Sonya Curry with Alan Eisenstock.
"Like her superstar sons' and extraordinary daughter's, Sonya Curry’s journey was filled with defeats and hard-fought victories, but hers took place out of the limelight, without the eyes of the world watching, cheering, or drawing inspiration from her ex…
Managing expectations : a memoir in essays / Minnie Driver.
"In this intimate, beautifully crafted collection, Driver writes with disarming charm and candor about her bohemian upbringing between England and Barbados; her post-university travails and triumphs—from being the only student in her acting school not tak…
The year of the horses : a memoir / Courtney Maum.
"At the age of thirty-seven, Courtney Maum finds herself in an indoor arena in Connecticut, moments away from stepping back into the saddle. For her, this is not just a riding lesson, but a last-ditch attempt to pull herself back from the brink even thoug…
It was all a dream : Biggie and the world that made him / Justin Tinsley.
"The Notorious B.I.G. was one of the most charismatic and talented artists of the 1990s. Born Christopher Wallace and raised in Clinton Hill/Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, Biggie lived an almost archetypal rap life: young trouble, drug dealing, guns, prison, a giant…
Be my baby : a memoir / Ronnie Spector with Vince Waldron.
The leader of the 1960s singing group The Ronettes describes the early days of rock 'n' roll, her affairs with such stars as John Lennon, and her nightmarish marriage to producer Phil Spector, which almost ended her career.
The last days of Roger Federer : and other endings / Geoff Dyer.
"When artists and athletes age, what happens to their work? Does it ripen or rot? Achieve a new serenity or succumb to an escalating torment? As our bodies decay, how do we keep on? In this beguiling meditation, Geoff Dyer sets his own encounter with late…
Mi cocina : recipes and rapture from my kitchen in México / Rick Martínez ; photographs by Ren Fuller.
"An enticing, regional, and stunning exploration of Mexican cuisine from beloved food writer and host of Food52's "Sweet Heat" series, Rick Martinez. In his first, much-anticipated cookbook, New York Times contributor, Food52 columnist, and former Bon App…
Eitan eats the world / Eitan Bernath ; photographs by Mark Weinberg.
A debut cookbook from a social media star presents eighty-five unique, illustrated recipes from fresh takes on comfort food classics like PB&J pancakes and double grilled cheese with blueberry-thyme jam to world dishes including green shakshuka and beef s…
You've changed : fake accents, feminism, and other comedies from Myanmar / Pyae Moe Thet War.
Wrestling with the question of who she is throughout, a Myanmar millennial, in these irreverent yet vulnerable essays, takes on romantic relationships whose futures are determined by different passports, switching accents in taxis, and other challenges of…
Start without me : (I'll be there in a minute) / Gary Janetti.
"Gary Janetti is bothered. By a lot of things. And thank God he's here to tell us. He's bothered that he has to play football in high school gym when he'd rather be in the guidance counselor's office, faking sick and dishing about the latest dramas on his…
Victory at sea : naval power and the transformation of the global order in World War II / Paul Kennedy ; with paintings by Ian Marshall.
In this engaging narrative, brought to life by marine artist Ian Marshall's beautiful full-color paintings, historian Paul Kennedy grapples with the rise and fall of the Great Powers during World War II. Tracking the movements of the six major navies of t…
Her country : how the women of country music became the success they were never supposed to be / Marissa R. Moss.
"Her Country is veteran Nashville journalist Marissa R. Moss's story of how in the past two decades, country's women fought back against systems designed to keep them down, armed with their art and never willing to just shut up and sing: how women like Ka…
After Steve : how Apple became a trillion-dollar company and lost its soul / Tripp Mickle.
"Steve Jobs called Jony Ive his 'spiritual partner at Apple.' The London-born genius was the second-most powerful person at Apple and the creative force who most embodies Jobs’s spirit, the man who designed the products adopted by hundreds of millions the…
The truth about crypto : your investing guide to understanding blockchain, Bitcoin, and other digital assets / Ric Edelman.
In this guide filled with sound, practical advice, a personal finance expert shows readers how they can engage and thrive in today's new frontier of crypto investment strategies.
The new design rules : how to decorate and renovate, from start to finish / Emily Henderson ; with Jessica Cumberbatch-Anderson ; photographs by Sara Tramp ; produced and styled by Velinda Hellen.
"Whether you’re embarking on a weekend refresh or complete renovation, interior designer Emily Henderson wants you to take risks with your home design without experiencing regret. In this visually driven decorating bible punctuated with photographs from r…
Life is golden : what I've learned from the world's most adventurous dogs / Andrew Muse.
"Meet the famous traveling adventure dog, Kicker, and his human, Andrew, in this photography book all about the duo that inspires readers to fall in love, chase their dreams, and live a more passionate life. Whether they're paragliding down snow-covered m…
Backroads & byways of Michigan : drives, day trips & weekend excursions / Matt Forster.
"The best road guide to the Great Lakes State, completely revised and updated. From the Chicago and Territorial roads, home of a historic and scenic railroad, to the Lower Peninsula's Chain of Lakes area, Backroads & Byways of Michigan is the shortest rou…
Small loom weaving : easy projects for beginners / Ichi.co.
"Small Loom Weaving is a friendly introduction to the joys of making your own handwoven goods. Illustrated lessons introduce you to the fundamentals of the loom, materials, tools, color changes, introducing texture, finishing, and more. This useful guide …
Born to be hanged : the epic story of the gentlemen pirates who raided the South Seas, rescued a princess, and stole a fortune / Keith Thomson.
"The year is 1680, in the heart of the Golden Age of Piracy, and more than three hundred daring, hardened pirates—a potent mix of low-life scallywags and a rare breed of gentlemen buccaneers—gather on a remote Caribbean island. The plan: to wreak havoc on…
Back to the prairie : a home remade, a life rediscovered / Melissa Gilbert.
The New York Times best-selling author and star of "Little House on the Prairie" recounts her return to rustic life with her new husband in a cottage in the Catskill Mountains during the COVID-19 pandemic.
His name is George Floyd : one man's life and the struggle for racial justice / Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa.
"The events of that day are now tragically familiar: on May 25, 2020, George Floyd became the latest Black person to die at the hands of the police, murdered outside of a Minneapolis convenience store by white officer Derek Chauvin. The video recording of…
Madman in the woods : life next door to the Unabomber / Jamie Gehring.
"As a child in Lincoln, Montana, Jamie Gehring and her family shared their land, their home, and their dinner table with a hermit with a penchant for murder. But they had no idea that the odd recluse living in the adjacent cabin was anything more than a d…
The hurting kind : poems / Ada Limón.
"An astonishing collection about interconnectedness--between the human and nonhuman, ancestors and ourselves--from National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist Ada Limón"--Provided by publisher.
Snacks for dinner : small bites, full plates, can't lose / Lukas Volger ; photography by Cara Howe.
"We’ve all been there. Pressed for time, patience, or the will to cook yet another meal, we turn to eating snacks for dinner. While these 'meals' are often thrown together, there is no denying that grazing on smaller bites is less stressful and often more…
Freezing order : a true story of money laundering, murder, and surviving Vladimir Putin's wrath / Bill Browder.
"When Bill Browder’s young Russian lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, was beaten to death in a Moscow jail, Browder made it his life’s mission to go after his killers and make sure they faced justice. The first step of that mission was to uncover who was behind th…
Raised bed gardening : all the know-how you need to build and grow a raised bed garden / CaliKim.
"Whether your yard is big or small, raised beds are the perfect fit. They allow you to create a controlled growing environment, filled with fertile soil, where plants thrive. Raised beds help gardeners overcome rocky or less-than-ideal soils, there’s litt…
Drawing faces : learn how to draw facial expressions, detailed features, and lifelike portraits / Lise Herzog.
"Grab your sketchbook, pens, and pencils, and follow along as this instructional drawing guide teaches you everything you need to know about creating true-to-life human faces. With more than 150 easy-to-follow illustrations, Drawing Faces is the perfect g…
A series of fortunate events : chance and the making of the planet, life, and you / Sean B. Carroll.
"Why is the world the way it is? How did we get here? Does everything happen for a reason or are some things left to chance? Philosophers and theologians have pondered these questions for millennia, but startling scientific discoveries over the past half …
Midwest gardener's handbook [revised and updated edition] : all you need to know to plan, plant & maintain a Midwest garden / Melinda Myers.
"If you live in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, or South Dakota, the environmentally sound growing info for both edible and ornamental plants found here is your green thumb map to su…
Sanctuary : the true story of an Irish village, a man who lost his way, and the rescue donkeys that led him home / Patrick Barrett and Susy Flory.
"Patrick Barrett grew up on the back of a donkey. In the small village of Liscarroll, the young boy helped his family run a sanctuary for abandoned and abused donkeys. Struggling in school, Patrick only felt truly accepted in the presence of these funny, …
30 animals that made us smarter : stories of the natural world that inspired human ingenuity / Patrick Aryee with Michael Bright.
"Did you know that mosquitoes’ mouthparts are helping to develop pain-free surgical needles? Who'd have thought that the humble mussel could inspire so many useful things, from plywood production to a 'glue' that can cement the crowns on teeth? Or that th…
Stirring the pot with Benjamin Franklin : a founding father's culinary adventures / Rae Katherine Eighmey.
"Eighmey presents Franklin's delight and experimentation with food throughout his life. At age sixteen, he began dabbling in vegetarianism. In his early twenties, citing the health benefits of water over alcohol, he convinced his printing-press colleagues…
Out of the corner : a memoir / Jennifer Grey.
"A deeply candid and refreshingly spirited memoir of identity lost and found--from the star of the iconic film Dirty Dancing"--Provided by publisher.
How to prevent the next pandemic / Bill Gates.
"Bill Gates believes the answer is yes, and in this book he lays out clearly and convincingly what the world should have learned from COVID-19 and what all of us can do to ward off another disaster like it. Relying on the shared knowledge of the world’s f…
This will not pass : Trump, Biden, and the battle for America's future / Jonathan Martin & Alexander Burns.
"This is the authoritative account of an eighteen-month crisis in American democracy that will be seared into the country’s political memory for decades to come. With stunning, in-the-room detail, New York Times reporters Jonathan Martin and Alexander Bur…
Our unfinished march : the violent past and imperiled future of the vote--a history, a crisis, a plan / Eric Holder with Sam Koppelman.
Chronicles the dramatic history of the vote in America and presents an urgent summons to protect and perfect democracy, from the former Attorney General of the United States and a leading voting rights advocate.
Loving Edie : how a dog afraid of everything taught me to be brave / Meredith May.
"Meredith May had a difficult childhood, with a mother who was physically present but emotionally absent. She learned early on to fend for herself, and never had to care for anyone else. When she and her wife, Jenn, adopt Edie, a sweet golden retriever pu…
The lonely stories : 22 celebrated writers on the joys & struggles of being alone / edited by Natalie Eve Garrett.
"If you’re feeling lonely or if you’ve ever felt unseen, if you’re emboldened by solitude or secretly longing for it: Welcome to The Lonely Stories. This cathartic collection of essays illuminates an experience that so few of us openly discuss. Some stori…
A thousand ways to pay attention : a memoir of coming home to my neurodivergent mind / Rebecca Schiller.
"A memoir of one woman's search to understand the land she farms-and her own experience with ADHD"--Provided by publisher.
Some of my best friends : essays on lip service / Tajja Isen.
"In this stunning debut collection, Catapult editor-in-chief and award-winning voice actor Tajja Isen explores the absurdity of living in a world that has grown fluent in the language of social justice but doesn't always follow through. These nine daring …
Damn Lucky : one man's courage during the bloodiest military campaign in aviation history / Kevin Maurer.
"Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was a world away from John Luckadoo’s hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee. But when the Japanese attacked the American naval base on December 7, 1941, he didn’t hesitate to join the military. Trained as a pilot with the United States …
Sweet Paris : seasonal recipes from an American baker in France / Frank Adrian Barron ; photographs by Joann Pai.
"Moving to Paris in the winter of 2012, California native Frank Adrian Barron reveled in exploring his new city. Exploring Paris’s different arrondissements, he would sample the assortment of patisseries on offer in each—Madeleines, macarons, éclairs, Par…
Office 2021 all-in-one for dummies / by Peter Weverka.
"With Office 2021 All-in-One For Dummies, you can get up and running with Microsoft's legendary software suite. This update covers all the tweaks you can find in the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams. You'll also learn how to m…
The natural cozy cottage : 100 styling ideas to create a warm and welcoming home / Christiane Bellstedt Myers ; photography by Shirlie Kemp.
Taking a room-by-room approach, Chris describes the essentials of creating coziness from the colours to use, the textiles to incorporate, the decorative accessories and lighting to include and how to bring a sense of personality and uniqueness to your own…
Handmade clay jewelry : a beginner's guide to creating stunning polymer earrings, necklaces and more / Meghan Allen.
"Meghan Allen, creator of Clay + Bloom, has spent years honing the art of polymer clay jewelry— and now she shares all of her expert advice with you. Full of tips, tricks and stunning step-by-step projects, this comprehensive guide will arm you with all t…
Skincare : the new edit / Caroline Hirons.
"Caroline Hirons knows skin. An established industry expert and aesthetician, she knows what works, what doesn't, what you need and what you absolutely do not. Fully revised and updated, this book is packed with all the latest skincare recommendations, br…
A blessing of toads : a guide to living with nature / written & illustrated by Sharon Lovejoy.
"Sharon Lovejoy shares the boundless joys of a country garden. Lovejoy has chosen to focus on the natural world to be found just outside the door, including hummingbirds, caterpillars, and dragonflies, but her informative and witty prose also covers tradi…
"'There is no equal justice for Black people today; there never has been. To our everlasting shame, the quality of justice in America has always been and is now directly related to the color of one’s skin as well as to the size of one’s pocketbook.' This …
Queering families : the postmodern partnerships of cisgender women and transgender men / Carla A. Pfeffer.
"Ozzie and Harriet, move over. A new couple is moving into the neighborhood. In the postmodern era, advances in medical technologies allow some individuals categorized female at birth to live in accordance with their gender identities, as men. While a gro…
Design for belonging : how to build inclusion and collaboration in your communities / Susie Wise ; illustrations by Rose Jaffe.
"An illustrated guide to using design to create feelings of inclusion in groups of all types and sizes, from Stanford University's world-renowned Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, aka, the d.school"--Provided by publisher.
The seasonal gardener : creative planting combinations / Anna Pavord.
Inspiration for stunning planting for your garden throughout the year. Anna Pavord selects 60 "star plants" -- from iris to hostas -- and pairs each with two perfect partners: shrubs, herbaceous perennials, bulbs, and annuals that no garden should be with…
The downsized veggie garden : how to garden small wherever you live, whatever your space / Kate Copsey.
"Small is beautiful, and integrating a small, easy-to-manage garden into hectic everyday life is easy. In The Downsized Veggie Garden, low maintenance is the mantra. And so is making smart, creative use of the space we have -- whether it's outdoors, indoo…
We kept our towns going : the Gossard girls of Michigan's Upper Peninsula / Phyllis Michael Wong.
"Phyllis Michael Wong tells the stories of the Gossard Girls, women who sewed corsets and bras at factories in Ishpeming and Gwinn from the early twentieth century to the 1970s. As the Upper Peninsula’s mines became increasingly exhausted and its stands o…
The case of the married woman : Caroline Norton and her fight for women's justice / Antonia Fraser.
"Caroline Norton dazzled nineteenth-century society with her vivacity, her intelligence, her poetry, and in her role as an artist's muse. After her marriage in 1828 to the MP George Norton, she continued to attract friends and admirers to her salon in Wes…
Outdoor kids in an inside world : getting your family out of the house and radically engaged with nature / Steven Rinella.
"The average American spends ninety percent of their time indoors, and children are no exception. Today, kids can spend up to seven hours per day looking at screens. Not only does this phenomenon have consequences for our kids' physical and mental health,…
Zabar's : a family story, with recipes / Lori Zabar ; foreword by Julia Moskin.
"When Louis and Lilly Zabar rented a counter in a dairy store on 80th Street and Broadway in 1934 to sell smoked fish, they could not have imagined that their store would eventually occupy half a city block and become a beloved mecca for quality food of a…
I'll show myself out : essays on midlife & motherhood / Jessi Klein.
"In...Jessi Klein’s second collection, she hilariously explodes the cultural myths and impossible expectations around motherhood and explore the humiliations, poignancies, and possibilities of midlife."--publisher's website.
Good eats 4 : the final years / Alton Brown.
"With more than 150 new and improved recipes for everything from chicken parm to bibimbap and cold brew to corn dogs, accompanied by mouthwatering original photography, The Final Years is the most sumptuous and satisfying of the Good Eats books yet. Brown…
Forest walking : discovering the trees and woodlands of North America / Peter Wohlleben and Jane Billinghurst.
"When you walk in the woods, do you use all five senses to explore your surroundings? For most of us, the answer is no—but when we do engage all our senses, a walk in the woods can go from pleasant to immersive and restorative. Forest Walking teaches you …
Lift every voice : a celebration of black lives / foreword, Oprah Winfrey ; introduction, Nikole Hannah-Jones.
Presenting interviews with more than fifty members of the oldest generation of Black Americans, including civil rights activists, hometown heroes, celebrities and many others, this testament to the strength and stories behind these individuals reveals the…
The puzzler : one man's quest to solve the most baffling puzzles ever, from crosswords to jigsaws to the meaning of life / A.J. Jacobs ; with puzzles by Greg Pliska.
"What makes puzzles—jigsaws, mazes, riddles, sudokus—so satisfying? Be it the formation of new cerebral pathways, their close link to insight and humor, or their community-building properties, they’re among the fundamental elements that make us human. Con…
How to keep house while drowning : a gentle approach to cleaning and organizing / KC Davis.
"If you’re struggling to stay on top of your to-do list, you probably have a good reason: anxiety, fatigue, depression, ADHD, or lack of support. For therapist KC Davis, the birth of her second child triggered a stress-mess cycle. The more behind she felt…
The last days of the dinosaurs : an asteroid, extinction, and the beginning of our world / Riley Black.
"Picture yourself in the Cretaceous period. It’s a sunny afternoon in the Hell Creek of ancient Montana 66 million years ago. A Triceratops horridus ambles along the edge of the forest. In a matter of hours, everything here will be wiped away. Lush verdur…
Everything left to remember : my mother, our memories, and a journey through the Rocky Mountains / Steph Jagger.
"Steph Jagger lost her mother before she lost her. Her mother, stricken with an incurable disease that slowly erases all sense of self, struggles to remember her favorite drink, her favorite song, and—perhaps most heartbreaking of all—Steph herself. Steph…
Tough : my journey to true power / Terry Crews.
"Terry Crews spent decades cultivating his bodybuilder physique and bravado. On the outside, he seemed invincible: he escaped his abusive father, went pro in the NFL, and broke into the glamorous world of Hollywood. But his fixation with appearing outward…
Boards : stylish spreads for casual gatherings / food styling & expert advice by Elle Simone Scott ; photography by Steve Klise ; the editors at America's Test Kitchen.
Presents inspirational and achievable ideas for creating boards-interactive and low-key elegant ways of presenting food-that are sure to be a hit and will help you step-up your presentation skills.
The forager's handbook : a seasonal guide to harvesting wild, edible & medicinal plants / Vickie Shufer.
"Have you ever wondered what it would be like to gather wild plants growing around you for your food and medicine instead of a drugstore to treat a common ailment? The Forager's Handbook is an essential guide for living this lifestyle year-round. With mo…
The premonitions bureau : a true account of death foretold / Sam Knight.
"On the morning of October 21, 1966, Kathleen Middleton, a music teacher in suburban London, awoke choking and gasping, convinced disaster was about to strike. An hour later, a mountain of rubble containing waste from a coal mine collapsed above the villa…
Fly girl : a memoir / Ann Hood.
"In 1978, in the tailwind of the golden age of air travel, flight attendants were the epitome of glamor and sophistication. Fresh out of college and hungry to experience the world—and maybe, one day, write about it—Ann Hood joined their ranks. After a gru…
Killing the killers : the secret war against terrorists / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
"Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard take readers deep inside the global war on terror, which began twenty years ago on September 11, 2001. As the World Trade Center buildings collapsed, the Pentagon burned, and a small group of passengers fought desperately …
Nasty, brutish, and short : adventures in philosophy with kids / Scott Hershovitz.
"From a Michigan professor of law and philosophy, a thought-provoking investigation into life's biggest questions with the help of great philosophers old and new--including his two young children. Like any new parent, Scott Hershovitz closely observed his…
The world in a skillet / Christopher Kimball ; writing and editing by J.M. Hirsch, Michelle Locke and Dawn Yanagihara ; recipes by Wes Martin, Diane Unger, Matthew Card, and the cooks at Milk Street ; art direction by Jennifer Baldino Cox and Brianna Coleman ; photography by Connie Miller of CB Creative ; food styling by Catrine Kelty.
Liberating the skillet from commonplace fare, the author shares what he's learned from his travels and from cooks in more than thirty-five countries through more than one hundred recipes that will transform and expand use of this versatile piece of cookwa…
On quality : an inquiry into excellence : unpublished and selected writings / Robert M. Pirsig ; edited by Wendy K. Pirsig ; photographs of Robert M. Pirsig's tools by David Lindberg.
For the first time, readers are granted access to fifty years of the author's personal writings in this posthumous collection that includes previously unpublished texts, speeches, letters, interviews and private notes, as well as key excerpts from the mul…
Where the children take us : how one family achieved the unimaginable / Zain E. Asher.
"Awaiting the return of her husband and young son from a road trip, Obiajulu Ejiofor receives shattering news. There’s been a fatal car crash, and one of them is dead. In Where the Children Take Us, Obiajulu’s daughter, Zain E. Asher, tells the story of h…
Finding me / Viola Davis.
"In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life-changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and bey…
The palace papers : inside the House of Windsor--the truth and the turmoil / Tina Brown.
"Picking up where Tina Brown’s masterful The Diana Chronicles left off, The Palace Papers reveals how the royal family reinvented itself after the trau­matic years when Diana’s blazing celebrity ripped through the House of Windsor like a comet. Brown tak…
Unmasked : my life solving America's cold cases / Paul Holes with Robin Gaby Fisher.
"From the detective who found The Golden State Killer, a memoir of investigating America's toughest cold cases and the rewards--and toll--of a life solving crime. I order another bourbon, neat. This is the drink that will flip the switch. I don't even kno…
The Lazy Genius kitchen : have what you need, use what you have, and enjoy it like never before / Kendra Adachi.
"Learn to love your kitchen by making it work for you with this practical guidebook from the New York Times bestselling author of The Lazy Genius Way"--Provided by publisher.
An atlas of extinct countries / Gideon Defoe
"Countries die. Sometimes it's murder, sometimes it's by accident, and sometimes it's because they were so ludicrous they didn't deserve to exist in the first place. Occasionally they explode violently. A few slip away almost unnoticed. Often the cause of…
Four-season food gardening : how to grow vegetables, fruits, and herbs year-round / Misilla Dela Llana.
"Unlike most other vegetable gardening books on the market, this one approaches the subject through the lens of what you can grow during each of the four seasons, even if you live in a cold climate. Using season-extension techniques, such as cold frames, …
Social Security, Medicare & government pensions [27th edition] : get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits / Attorney Joseph L. Matthews.
"The rules for claiming Social Security benefits have changed. Find out if you can still choose between your own benefits and spousal benefits. Learn this and more with Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions— completely updated for 2022. Social S…
The regenerative garden : 80 practical projects for creating a self-sustaining garden ecosystem / Stephanie Rose ; foreword by herbalist Rosemary Gladstar.
"Discover how to work with nature, instead of against it, by employing permaculture techniques to create a garden that is not just more beautiful and productive, but also more resilient. While the word permaculture might sound intimidating, the principal…
The newspaper axis : six press barons who enabled Hitler / Kathryn S. Olmsted.
"As World War II approached, the six most powerful media moguls in America and Britain tried to pressure their countries to ignore the fascist threat. The media empires of Robert McCormick, Joseph and Eleanor Patterson, and William Randolph Hearst spanned…
The Pendleton field guide to campfire cooking / Pendleton Woolen Mills ; recipes by Sarah Keats and Lindsey Bro.
"Brimming with Pendleton’s signature patterns and timeless wisdom, this handsome book is a wonderful companion for families and friends who love spending time in nature. Discover expert tips on how to prep ingredients ahead of time, easily transport suppl…
The Vertical Veg guide to container gardening : how to grow an abundance of herbs, vegetables and fruit in small spaces / Mark Ridsdill Smith
"From the creator of the wildly popular website and YouTube channel 'Vertical Veg' comes the complete guide to growing delicious fruit, vegetables, herbs and salad in containers, pots and more--in any space at home--no matter how small! If you long to gro…
Return to nature : the new science of how natural landscapes restore us / Emma Loewe.
"For centuries, we have known that getting outside is good for us. Yet we have become increasingly disconnected from the earth that nourishes us, with most of us spending 87% of our days indoors. In response, writer and environmentalist Emma Loewe demonst…
Awake : paying attention to what matters most in a world that's pulling you apart / Anjuli Paschall.
"Where do you turn when you feel empty and incomplete while walking through the fog of mundane living? In Awake, Anjuli Paschall helps you notice God's presence in all you do and invites you to wake up to the love of God-a love that is always with you, al…
Ripple : a long strange search for a killer / Jim Cosgrove.
"A chilling investigation into the unsolved "boy in the woods" murder; journalist Jim Cosgrove chronicles his decades-long struggle to uncover the truth of a family friend's disappearance and death"--Provided by publisher.
To the uttermost ends of the earth : the epic hunt for the South's most feared ship--and the greatest sea battle of the Civil War / Phil Keith with Tom Clavin.
Two award-winning historians bring to life the greatest Civil War battle at sea, which was fought off the coast of France in 1864 and effectively ended the threat of the Confederacy on the high seas.
My mother's war : the incredible true story of how a resistance fighter survived three concentration camps / Eva Taylor.
Drawing on an astonishing archive of letters, which revealed life during wartime, a true story follows a beautiful, young Dutch resistance fighter and underground war hero who spent two years in three concentration camps during World War II.
The scenic route : embracing the detours, roadblocks, and unexpected joys of raising an autistic child / Leigh Merryday Porch.
"Leigh Merryday Porch offers insight into how parents of children with autism can redefine hope in a world that often has a narrow view of what hope is supposed to look like for their kids. As an educator and expert on autism spectrum disorders as well as…
Nolo's guide to social security disability : getting & keeping your benefits / David A. Morton III, M.D.
"This comprehensive book covers both SSDI and SSI, shows the reader how to prove a disability, and explains how one's age, education, and work experience affect his or her chances. Parents will find special information about benefits available to children…
Legal forms for starting & running a small business / Attorney Fred S. Steingold.
"Legal Forms for Starting and Running a Small Business gives business owners the forms they need to get a business off the ground without expensive legal fees. It includes forms for starting a business, hiring employees or contractors, leasing space, borr…
Permaculture for beginners : the ultimate guide to natural farming and sustainable living / Nicole Faires.
"Permaculture is an important but often misunderstood method of growing food and building homes in a manner that works with nature, rather than against it, to create beautiful, healthy, and useful gardens. Blending ecology, organic agriculture, green home…
The big book of tarot meanings : the beginner's guide to reading the cards / Sam Magdaleno.
"The Big Book of Tarot Meanings is a comprehensive guide to tarot card meanings for every category from work and finance to health and relationships written by beloved tarot influencer, Sam the Cosmic Witch"--Provided by publisher.
Becoming story : a journey among seasons, places, trees, and ancestors / Greg Sarris.
"Moving between his childhood and the present day, Sarris creates a kaleidoscopic narrative about the forces that shaped his early years and his eventual work as a tribal leader. He considers the deep past, historical traumas, and possible futures of his …
Positively introverted : finding your way in a world full of people / by Maureen
"Self-proclaimed introvert and creator of Introvert Doodles, Marzi Wilson, knows introverts are still a thriving community. Now she's back sharing her introvert expertise with a brand-new advice-driven collection of words and illustrations, offering insig…
Into the forest : the secret language of trees / Susan Tyler Hitchcock ; foreword by Suzanne Simard.
"For millennia, trees have offered renewal and inspiration. They have provided for humanity on every level, from spiritual sanctuary to the raw material for our homes, books, and food. In this beautiful and revealing book, National Geographic combines leg…
Nowhere for very long : the unexpected road to an unconventional life / Brianna Madia.
"A woman defined by motion, Brianna Madia bought a beat-up bright orange van, filled it with her two dogs Bucket and Dagwood, and headed into the canyons of Utah with her husband. Nowhere for Very Long is her deeply felt, immaculately told story of explor…
The modern proper : simple dinners for every day / Holly Erickson and Natalie Mortimer ; photography by Eva Kolenko.
"For pretty much everyone, life gets busy—but you still want to cook up a good meal, ideally one that’s accessible, efficient, and doesn’t sacrifice any of the delicious flavors you love. The creators of the popular website The Modern Proper are all about…
21-day keto magic : eat healthy, burn fat, lose weight, and keep it off / Dr. Michael Mosley.
"Recent studies have shown that a keto diet not only produces significant—and rapid—weight loss, but also has many other benefits for long-term health. But it must be done the right way. In 21-Day Keto Magic, Dr. Mosley presents the latest science on the …
Raising them ready : practical ways to prepare your kids for life on their own / Jonathan and Erica Catherman.
"As parents, we either raise kids who are dependent on us or we raise kids who grow into confident and capable adults. It all comes down to helping them develop their mindsets, skillsets, and toolsets. In Raising Them Ready, seasoned parents and bestselli…
Watercolor life : 40 joy-filled lessons to spark your creativity / Emma Block.
"Watercolors are beautiful in their simplicity: a basic palette of paints, a few brushes, and nice thick paper will do the job. The medium is also beautiful, though, in its depths and complexities. Here, watercolor artist and instructor Emma Block focuses…
Freestyle bonsai : how to pot, grow, prune, and shape / Jerome Kellerhals & Mariannjely Marval
"Though bonsai is steeped in ancient traditions and techniques, it doesn’t have to be intimidating and difficult. A new generation of bonsai enthusiasts are discovering the joys of growing these miniaturized works of living art, and in Freestyle Bonsai, b…
The antiracism handbook : practical tools to shift your mindset and uproot racism in your life and community / by Thema Bryant-Davis and Edith Arrington, PhD.
"An antiracist society starts with you. Gain the psychological skills you need to adopt an antiracist mindset and make meaningful and equitable changes in your community—and in the world. Racism has reached epidemic levels in our country, and every singl…
Start with prayer : 250 prayers for hope and strength / Max Lucado ; with Andrea Lucado, Betsy St. Amant, Jennifer K. Hale, and Mark Mynheir.
Whether you're learning to pray for the first time or you're hoping to reinvigorate your prayer life, Start with Prayer will change the way you think about your relationship with God. Pairing timeless scripture with thoughtful prayers, Start with Prayer i…
April 1945 : the hinge of history / Craig Shirley, New York times bestselling author of December 1941.
"In the...follow-up to the widely praised December 1941, Craig Shirley's April 1945 paints a vivid portrait of America--her people, faith, economy, government, and culture. The year of 1945 bought a series of watershed events that transformed the country …
The great war and the birth of modern medicine : a history / Thomas Helling, MD.
"The Great War of 1914-1918 burst on the European scene with a brutality to mankind not yet witnessed by the civilized world. Modern warfare was no longer the stuff of chivalry and honor; it was a mutilative, deadly, and humbling exercise to wipe out the …
Crochet in a weekend : 29 quick-to-stitch sweaters, tops, shawls & more / Salena Baca.
"If you shy away from crocheting sweaters, cardigans, ponchos, or tops because you think they’re complicated and take too much time to make, this book was designed just for you. Crochet in a Weekend offers 29 wrap, cowl, cardigan, poncho, tunic, sweater, …
The best casserole cookbook ever / Beatrice Ojakangas.
"Call it a hotdish, covered dish, or casserole—in these pages, you’ll find one-dish meals for every season and any occasion, put together with James Beard Cookbook Hall of Famer Beatrice Ojakangas’s customary common sense and uncommon culinary flair."--pu…
Around the board : boards, platters, plates / Emily Delaney.
"With a chapter for Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall, you'll learn to make nearly 50 creative, delicious boards that capitalize on the flavors and festivities of the season. Complete with suggested flavor and beverage pairings, styling tips, ingredient pr…
How to garden when you rent / Matthew Pottage.
"Your garden will look beautiful and cared for, and your landlord will be impressed with how healthy and lush your plants look! This must-have gardening reference book is packed with plenty of tips, tricks, and techniques for good gardening maintenance. C…
Companion planting for beginners : pair your plants for a bountiful, chemical-free vegetable garden / Brian Lowell of YouTube's Next level gardening.
"Did you know tomatoes produce a natural insecticide that can help protect carrots against pests? Or that planting mint near lettuce can repel slugs? Every gardener knows that the key to an abundant harvest in their vegetable garden is controlling pests a…
Practically vegan : more than 100 easy, delicious vegan dinners on a budget / Nisha Melvani ; foreword by Jonathan Safran Foer ; photographs by Dana Gallagher.
"Nisha Melvani appreciates that it’s hard for many people to commit to being 100% vegan. But committing to one vegan meal a day—dinner—is much more feasible. For those trying to incorporate more vegan meals into your diet, Practically Vegan is your go-to …
52 things to do in Boston / Cameron Sperance.
"From that South End gallery you haven’t visited yet to the mountain getaway you keep meaning to plan, experience something new right here at home with Moon 52 Things to Do in Boston. Cool things to do in and around the city: Stroll over to the Rose Kenne…
Playmakers : how the NFL really works (and doesn't) / Mike Florio.
"The story of a modern NFL that can’t get out of its own way—and can’t stop making money In recent decades, the NFL has simultaneously become an athletic, financial, and cultural powerhouse—and a League that can’t seem to go more than a few weeks without…
The wisdom of our hands : crafting, a life / Doug Stowe.
"A guide to living fully and humanely by learning the wisdom of authentic manual work. Many of us live in a world of constant abstraction, immersed in our heads and our screens. But there is a deeper wisdom to be found in working with our hands in the rea…
The one-bowl baker : easy, unfussy recipes for decadent cakes, brownies, cookies and breads / Stephanie Simmons.
"Baking all your favorite desserts just got one step simpler with Stephanie Simmons's recipes, which are faster, easier and don't leave you with a pile of dirty dishes to wash when you're done. These recipes are ideal for bakers with limited time or count…
True identity : cracking the oldest kidnapping cold case and finding my missing twin / Paul Joseph Fronczak and Alex Tresniowski.
"A man desperate to know his true identity struggles to solve the infamous kidnapping that nearly destroyed his family—and find his twin sister, who has been missing for more than fifty years. When he was ten years old, Paul Fronczak was snooping around …
Pillow talk : what's wrong with my sewing? / Craig Conover ; with Blake Dvorak.
"As a young boy sitting at a sewing machine in home economics class, Craig Conover had no idea that this hobby would one day change his life for the better. Growing up in Delaware, Conover experienced cruel bullying and suffered from severe anxiety and ob…
The BBC : a century on air / David Hendy.
"The BBC has broadcast to over two hundred countries and in more than forty languages. Its history is a broad cultural panorama of the twentieth century itself. With special access to the BBC's archives, historian David Hendy presents a dazzling portrait …
You cannot resist me when my hair is in braids / Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
"In the aftermath of a messy divorce, Frances Kai-Hwa Wang writes in the hope of beginning to build a new life with four children, bossy aunties, unreliable suitors, and an uncertain political landscape. The lyric essays in You Cannot Resist Me When My Ha…
Life of fire : mastering the arts of pit-cooked barbecue, the grill, and the smokehouse / Pat Martin and Nick Fauchald ; photographs by Andrew Thomas Lee.
"One of the few pitmasters still carrying the torch of West Tennessee whole-hog barbecue, Nashville’s Pat Martin has studied and taught this craft for years. Now he reveals all he knows about the art of barbecue and live fire cooking. Through beautiful …
Bulbs : essential know-how and expert advice for gardening success / author, Stephanie Mahon.
"Ideal for first-time gardners, Glow Bulbs has everything you need to know to choose and care for more than 65 different blubs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers. Learn how to create stunning displays--including naturalistic drifts and eye-catching containers-…
Hello, mom / Polly Dunbar.
"Hello, Mum is her visual diary of the magical highs and absurd lows that many parents will recognise – from the shock and awe of the baby days to the delight (and terror) of the toddler years and the mayhem of sibling rivalry." --book jacket