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 clutter fix : the no-fail, stress-free guide to organizing your home / Shannon Acheson.
"If you struggle with a disorganized, cluttered home, decorator and author Shannon Acheson is here to help. She will help you create the space that best serves the rhythms and routines of your family through checklists, cheat sheets, charts, and fun color…
What's Gaby cooking : take it easy : recipes for zero stress deliciousness / Gaby Dalkin ; photography by Matt Armendariz.
With one hundred low-maintenance recipes for any and all occasions, the bestselling author brings her tasty, crowd-pleasing concepts to quicker, simpler meals.
Holiday Cookies Collection : more than 100 very merry recipes / Brian Hart Hoffman.
"A festive celebration of cut, iced, and sandwiched cookies, this is the ultimate cookbook for the holiday cookie connoisseur. Complete with tried-and-true techniques and step-by-step photography, it offers both foolproof recipes and the expert know-how n…
Making a scene / Constance Wu.
"Growing up in the friendly suburbs of Richmond, Virginia, Constance Wu was often scolded for having big feelings or strong reactions. 'Good girls don’t make scenes,' people warned her. And while she spent most of her childhood suppressing her bold, emoti…
Revenge : Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors / Tom Bower.
Meghan Markle's trajectory from unknown actress to world icon is remarkable. After a childhood spent on Hollywood film sets, she fought hard for stardom. But even when she landed her breakthrough role, her lifelong dream of celebrity remained elusive. …
The family outing : a memoir / Jessi Hempel.
"Jessi Hempel was raised in a seemingly picture-perfect, middle-class American family. But the truth was far from perfect. Her father was constantly away from home, traveling for work, while her stay-at-home mother became increasingly lonely and erratic. …
Everything I never dreamed : my life surviving and standing up to domestic violence / Ruth M. Glenn.
"Ruth M. Glenn wasn’t surprised the first time her husband beat her. She was hurt and disappointed but after a childhood in a broken and violent home, she was not surprised. After all, this was just the way things were, right? It was only after she lay bl…
Boldly go : reflections on a life of awe and wonder / William Shatner with Joshua Brandon.
"The beloved star of Star Trek, recent space traveler, and living legend William Shatner reflects on the interconnectivity of all things, our fragile bond with nature, and the joy that comes from exploration in this inspiring, revelatory, and exhilarating…
Confidence man : the making of Donald Trump and the breaking of America / Maggie Haberman.
"From the Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times reporter who has defined Donald J. Trump's presidency like no other journalist: a magnificent and disturbing reckoning that moves beyond simplistic caricature, chronicling his rise in New York City to his to…
The grace-filled homestead : lessons I've learned about faith, family, and the farm / Lana Stenner.
"For nearly two decades, Lana Stenner and her family have been living their version of the simple life on their small Midwest farmstead—following God, chasing goats, and tending gardens. Join Lana as she shares heartwarming stories, hearty recipes, and so…
Stay true : a memoir / Hua Hsu.
"In the eyes of eighteen-year-old Hua Hsu, the problem with Ken—with his passion for Dave Matthews, Abercrombie & Fitch, and his fraternity—is that he is exactly like everyone else. Ken, whose Japanese American family has been in the United States for gen…
Me and Paul : untold stories of a fabled friendship / Willie Nelson with David Ritz.
"Immortalized in Willie Nelson's road song 'Me and Paul,' Paul English was the towering figure who for 70 years acted as Willie's drummer, bodyguard, accountant, partner in crime, and right-hand man. Together, the two men roamed the country, putting on sh…
Starry messenger : cosmic perspectives on civilization / Neil deGrasse Tyson.
"Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time--war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race--in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all"-…
Profiles in ignorance : how America's politicians got dumb and dumber / Andy Borowitz.
"Andy Borowitz...offers a witty, spot-on diagnosis of our country’s political troubles by showing how ignorant leaders are degrading, embarrassing, and endangering our nation. Borowitz argues that over the past fifty years, American politicians have grown…
A man of iron : the turbulent life and improbable presidency of Grover Cleveland / Troy Senik.
"Featuring a wealth of in-depth research and newly uncovered details, A Man of Iron explores the remarkable life and extraordinary career of Grover Cleveland—one of America’s most unusual presidents and the only one to serve two non-consecutive terms. Gro…
Uncultured : a memoir / Daniella Mestyanek Young with Brandi Larsen.
"In the vein of Educated and The Glass Castle, Daniella Mestyanek Young's Uncultured is more than a memoir about an exceptional upbringing, but about a woman who, no matter the lack of tools given to her, is determined to overcome. Behind the tall, forebo…
Russia : revolution and civil war, 1917-1921 / Antony Beevor.
"An epic new account of the conflict that reshaped Eastern Europe and set the stage for the rest of the twentieth century. Between 1917 and 1921 a devastating struggle took place in Russia following the collapse of the Tsarist empire. The doomed White all…
Holding the line : inside the nation's preeminent US Attorney's Office and its battle with the Trump Justice Department / Geoffrey Berman.
"Ascending to the leadership role of US Attorney for the Southern District, which includes Manhattan and several counties to the north, is a capstone to any legal career: it entails guiding a team of the best lawyers in America in selecting and winning ca…
American sirens : the incredible story of the Black men who became America's first paramedics / Kevin Hazzard.
"Up until 1968, if you suffered a medical crisis, your chances of survival were minimal. That all changed with the Freedom House EMS in Pittsburgh, a group of Black men who became America's first paramedics and set the gold standard for emergency medicine…
Bridge to the sun : the secret role of the Japanese Americans who fought in the Pacific in World War II / Bruce Henderson.
"After Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. military was desperate to find Americans who spoke Japanese to serve in the Pacific war. They soon turned to the Nisei—first-generation U.S. citizens whose parents were immigrants from Japan. Eager …
A place called home : a memoir / David Ambroz.
"There are millions of homeless children in America today and in A Place Called Home, award-winning child welfare advocate David Ambroz writes about growing up homeless in New York for eleven years and his subsequent years in foster care, offering a windo…
From Saturday night to Sunday night : my forty years of laughter, tears and touchdowns in TV / Dick Ebersol.
"Think of an important moment in live TV over the last half-century. Dick Ebersol was likely involved. Dropping out of college to join the crew of ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Ebersol worked the Mexico City Olympics during the famous protest by John Carlo…
Feels like home : a song for the Sonoran borderlands / by Linda Ronstadt and Lawrence Downes, photographs by Bill Steen.
"In Feels Like Home, Grammy award-winning singer Linda Ronstadt effortlessly evokes the magical panorama of the high desert, a landscape etched by sunlight and carved by wind, offering a personal tour built around meals and memories of the place where she…
Scandinavian-style Christmas knits : ornaments and decorations for a Nordic holiday / Thea Rytter.
"Christmas markets and celebratory feasts, elves and bells, mulled wine and gingerbread— the holiday season in Scandinavia is steeped in traditions long honored. Now you can welcome that feeling, along with friends and family, into your own home, with thi…
Nadiya's everyday baking : from weeknight dinners to celebration cakes, let your oven do the work / Nadiya Hussain ; photography by Chris Terry.
"Nadiya Hussain, winner of The Great British Baking Show, knows that what we bake depends on the day of the week and what mood we’re in. In Nadiya’s Everyday Baking, Nadiya shares nearly 100 simple and achievable recipes for breakfast, dinner, dessert, an…
The middle out : the rise of progressive economics and a return to shared prosperity / Michael Tomasky.
"In the first half of the twentieth century the Keynesian brand of economics, which saw government spending as a necessary spur to economic growth, prevailed. Then in the 1970s, conservatives fought back. Once they got people to believe a few simple ideas…
Danielle Walker's healthy in a hurry : real life, real food, real fast / Danielle Walker ; photography by Aubrie Pick.
"Danielle Walker proves that healthy cooking is both doable and oh-so-satisfying. In Healthy in a Hurry, Danielle presents more than 150 paleo recipes inspired by her sunny California lifestyle and diverse cuisines from around the world, including: • No…
We are Proud Boys : how a right-wing street gang ushered in a new era of American extremism / Andy Campbell.
"After the 2016 election, Americans witnessed a frightening trend: the sudden rise of a host of new extremist groups across the country. Emboldened by a new president, they flooded political rallies and built fervent online presences, expanding rapidly un…
Grace : President Obama and ten days in the battle for America / Cody Keenan, Chief White House speechwriter.
"A white supremacist shooting and an astonishing act of forgiveness. A national reckoning with race and the Confederate flag. The fate of marriage equality and the Affordable Care Act. GRACE is the propulsive story of ten days in June 2015, when Obama and…
Fen, bog & swamp : a short history of peatland destruction and its role in the climate crisis / Annie Proulx.
"A lifelong environmentalist, Annie Proulx brings her wide-ranging research and scholarship to the subject of wetlands and the vitally important yet little understood role they play in preserving the environment—by storing the carbon emissions that greatl…
Christmas cookies : a collection of incredibly edible cookies, plus nifty packaging & cookie swap how-to's!
"Pass the cookie platter, please! Frosted sugar cookies, twisty pinwheels, soft gingerbread...all the classics (and some new favorites!) are inside. Christmas Cookie Jar is chock-full of scrumptious recipes with all the flavors of the season...Chocolate …
The forerunner : a story of pain and perseverance in America / Cori Bush.
"From an American politician and activist, a memoir that sheds light on a harrowing personal journey and urging our political leadership to prioritize meeting the needs of our most marginalized communities. Having worked as a nurse, a pastor, and a commun…
Song noir : Tom Waits and the spirit of Los Angeles / Alex Harvey.
"Song Noir examines the formative first decade of Tom Waits's career, when he lived, wrote and recorded nine albums in Los Angeles; from his soft, folk-inflected debut, Closing Time (1973), to the abrasive, surreal Swordfishtrombones (1983). Starting his …
All that is wicked : a gilded-age story of murder and the race to decode the criminal mind / Kate Winkler Dawson.
"Edward Rulloff was a brilliant yet utterly amoral murderer—some have called him a 'Victorian-era Hannibal Lecter'—whose crimes spanned decades and whose victims were chosen out of revenge, out of envy, and sometimes out of necessity. From his humble begi…
Love your home again : organize your space and uncover the home of your dreams / Ann Lightfoot & Kate Pawlowski.
"In Love Your Home Again, Ann Lightfoot and Kate Pawlowski—organizing experts and the mother-daughter duo behind Done & Done Home—ask the questions that take into account who you are and how you actually live to help resolve the issues behind the excess a…
Live wire : long-winded short stories / Kelly Ripa.
"A sharp, funny, and honest collection of real-life stories from Kelly Ripa, showing the many dimensions and crackling wit of the beloved daytime talk show host"--Provided by publisher.
Cooking from the spirit : easy, delicious, and joyful plant-based inspirations / Tabitha Brown ; photography by Matt Armendariz.
"After living with a terrible undiagnosed illness for more than a year and a half, Tab was willing to try anything to stop the pain. Inspired by the documentary What the Health, she tried a thirty-day vegan challenge—and never looked back. Wanting to insp…
Zigzag rope sewing projects : 16 home accessories to make with a simple stitch / Katherine Lile.
"Zigzag Rope Sewing Projects is a complete craft guide to making stylish bowls, bags, trivets, baskets, and more by coiling rope and joining it together with a simple zigzag stitch! An easy and fun craft to quickly master, this exciting guide features 17 …
A billion years : my escape from a life in the highest ranks of Scientology / Mike Rinder.
"Mike Rinder’s parents began taking him to their local Scientology center when he was five years old. After high school, he signed a billion-year contract and was admitted into Scientology’s elite inner circle, the Sea Organization. Brought to founder L. …
Long road : Pearl Jam and the sound of a generation / Steven Hyden.
"Ever since Pearl Jam first blasted onto the Seattle grunge scene three decades ago with their debut album, Ten, they have sold 85M+ albums, performed for hundreds of thousands of fans around the world, and have even been inducted into the Rock and Roll H…
Killing the legends : the lethal danger of celebrity / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
"The King is dead. The Walrus is shot. The Greatest is no more. Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Muhammad Ali. These three icons changed not only the worlds of music, film, and sports, but the world itself. Their faces were known everywhere, in every natio…
Napoleon : the decline and fall of an empire : 1811-1821 / Michael Broers.
"In 1811, Napoleon stood at his zenith. He had defeated all his continental rivals, come to an entente with Russia, and his blockade of Britain seemed, at long last, to be a success. The emperor had an heir on the way with his new wife, Marie-Louise, the …
A woman's game : the rise, fall, and rise again of women's soccer / Suzanne Wrack.
"Women’s soccer is a game that has so often been relegated to the margins in a world fixated on gender differences above passion and talent. It is a game that could attract 50,000 fans to a stadium in the 1920s, was later banned by England's Football Asso…
Boards & spreads : shareable, simple arrangements for every meal / Yasmin Fahr ; photographs by Julia Gartland.
"In Boards & Spreads, you won’t find cheese boards–instead, you’ll find simple ideas and scrumptious recipes for a variety of meals and snacks to share on platters or boards. From the Top-Your-Own Chili Board to the Crispy Chicken Bites Spread, and from t…
Everything is temporary : illustrated contemplations on how death shapes our lives / Iris Gottlieb.
"It is an unavoidable fact of life that one day, you will die. Until very recently, death was a subject that many people hid from. But in a post-pandemic world in which a new generation is beginning to care for aging parents, it’s time to start talking ab…
Trusting the dawn : how to choose freedom and joy after trauma / Mary Firestone.
"Mary Firestone survived the unthinkable. In 2018, she lived through the Montecito mudslide that dropped 200 million gallons of rainfall in 15 minutes, washing away her home. Trapped alone in her bathroom while pregnant, not sure if her husband and four-y…
Servants of the damned : giant law firms, Donald Trump, and the corruption of justice / David Enrich.
"Enrich turns his eye towards the world of “Big Law” and the nearly unchecked influence these firms wield to shield the wealthy and powerful—and bury their secrets. To tell this story, Enrich focuses on Jones Day, one of the world’s largest law firms. Jon…
Blood & ink : the scandalous jazz age double murder that hooked America on true crime / Joe Pompeo.
"On September 16, 1922, the bodies of Reverend Edward Hall and Eleanor Mills were found beneath a crabapple tree on an abandoned farm outside of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The killer had arranged the bodies in a pose conveying intimacy. The murder of Hal…
Devil dogs : King Company, Third Battalion, 5th Marines : from Guadalcanal to the shores of Japan / Saul David.
"The “Devil Dogs” of King Company, Third Battalion, 5th Marines—part of the legendary 1st Marine Division—were among the first American soldiers to take the offensive in World World II—and also the last. They landed on the beaches of Guadalcanal in the S…
American demon : Eliot Ness and the hunt for America's Jack the Ripper / Daniel Stashower.
"Boston had its Strangler. California had the Zodiac Killer. And in the depths of the Great Depression, Cleveland had the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run. On September 5th, 1934, a young beachcomber made a gruesome discovery on the shores of Cleveland’s Lak…
Agatha Christie : an elusive woman / Lucy Worsley.
"Why did Agatha Christie spend her career pretending that she was 'just' an ordinary housewife, when clearly she wasn't? Her life is fascinating for its mysteries and its passions and, as Lucy Worsley says, 'She was thrillingly, scintillatingly modern.' …
When faith meets therapy : find hope and a practical path to emotional, spiritual, and relational healing / Anthony Evans and Stacy Kaiser, MA LMFT ; with Jamie Blaine.
"No one is immune from life’s difficulties, yet many people are reluctant to talk about mental health or seek professional help when they are struggling. People of faith who are battling issues such as anxiety, depression, life changes, stress, or relatio…
The good captain : a personal memoir of America at war / R.D. Hooker Jr.
"R. D. Hooker, Jr. was a combat soldier and leader in five wars. He then served as a senior Pentagon advisor and as a White House staff member in four different administrations. At the time of his retirement from the military in 2010 he was the most decor…
No one crosses the wolf : a memoir / Lisa Nikolidakis.
"Growing up, Lisa Nikolidakis tried to make sense of her childhood, which was scarred by abuse, violence, and psychological terrors so extreme that her relationship with her father was cleaved beyond repair. Having finally been able to leave that relation…
We never die : secrets of the afterlife / Matt Fraser.
"Psychic medium Matt Fraser, author of When Heaven Calls, is back to unpack the number one question folks ask him: 'What happens after death?' Although we might expect a complicated answer, it’s actually pretty simple: We never die! Drawing from thousand…
Electable : why America hasn't put a woman in the White House... yet / Ali Vitali
"Opening with the moment when Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were finally declared the winners of the 2020 race—the long, drawn-out journey towards who would next inhabit the White House, and the resulting and disputed defeat of Donald Trump, Electable is a …
Outdoor minimalist : waste less hiking, backpacking and camping / Meg Carney ; illustrations by Savannah Cuthbertson.
"We love the outdoors. We want to take care of it and we want to enjoy it. But with an excess of packaged food, single-use disposables and convenient consumables, are we loving the land to death? Outdoor enthusiasts are more galvanized than ever to be go…
Hiking is fundamental : a step-by-step guide to hitting the trail / Barbara Ann Kipfer.
"Hiking is Fundamental is an informative celebration of all things hiking. Illustrated list-style chapters cover the core elements of getting into hiking, from preparation to pacing. This inviting overview will demystify the whole hiking experience and gi…
Dog tricks even you can teach your pet : a step-by-step guide to teaching your pet to sit, catch, fetch, and impress / Carina MacDonald ; technical review by Elizabeth Bunting, VMD ; photographs by Eli Burakian, Stephen Gorman.
"Toys, treats, and techniques are the focus of this book on dog care, which teaches readers more than a hundred dog tricks designed to delight and exercise dogs and their owners. Whether one has a difficult dog or a charm-school puppy, part of the fun is…
Broken news : why the media rage machine divides America and how to fight back / Chris Stirewalt.
"Rage revenue-addicted news companies are plagued by shoddy reporting, sensationalism, groupthink, and brain-dead partisan tribalism. Newsrooms rely on emotion-driven blabber to entrance conflict-addled super users. In Broken News, Chris Stirewalt, celebr…
Sewing love : handmade clothes for any body / Sanae Ishida.
"Draft patterns and sew clothes that fit your unique body! In this garment-making primer, sewing is an act of radical kindness and self-care. Learning to sew for yourself enables you to make exactly the kinds of clothes you want, and empowers you to solve…
Notes on the landscape of home / Susan Hand Shetterly.
"'If you pay attention to the land where you live, you enter into conversation with it, until it becomes a voice inside you, and some of the boundaries between you and it dissolve,' write Susan Hand Shetterly. In this collection of elegant, spare, and oft…
Celebrities for Jesus : how personas, platforms, and profits are hurting the church / Katelyn Beaty.
"Many Christian leaders use their fame and influence to great effect. Whether that popularity resides at the local church level or represents national or international influence, many leaders have effectively said to their followers, 'Follow me as I follo…
The essential book of vegan bakes : irresistible plant-based cakes and treats / Holly Jade, creator of The Little Blog of Vegan.
"No eggs, no dairy, no problem—vegan desserts are as decadent and showstopping as ever in this debut cookbook. Creator of The Little Blog of Vegan, Holly Jade has made plant-based baking easier and better than ever for her growing audience. Her unabashed…
Take back the game : how money and mania are ruining kids' sports--and why it matters / Linda Flanagan.
"Some 75% of American families want their kids to play sports. Athletics are training grounds for character, friendship, and connection; at their best, sports insulate kids from hardship and prepare them for adult life. But youth sports have changed so dr…
Around the world in 80 birds / Mike Unwin ; illustrations by Ryuto Miyake.
This "book tells the stories of 80 birds around the world: from the Sociable Weaver Bird in Namibia which constructs huge, multi-nest 'apartment blocks' in the desert, to the Bar-headed Goose of China, one of the highest-flying migrants which crosses the …
English grammar for ESL learners [4th editon] / Ed Swick.
"From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide covers all aspects of English grammar, focusing on the practical aspects of English as it is really spoken. You’ll especially appreciate the clarity of presentation, wit…
Our voice of fire : a memoir of a warrior rising / Brandi Morin.
"A wildfire of a debut memoir by internationally recognized French/Cree/Iroquois journalist Brandi Morin set to transform the narrative around Indigenous Peoples. Brandi Morin is known for her clear-eyed and empathetic reporting on Indigenous oppression i…
Spanish grammar drills. Premium fourth edition / Rogelio Alonso Vallecillos.
"Understanding the rules of grammar is the first step in learning a language, gaining true mastery requires reinforcing your knowledge with extensive practice. In Spanish Grammar Drills, you’ll get all the practice you need to build confidence in your Spa…
The beginner's guide to friendship bracelets : essential lessons for creating stylish designs to wear and give / Maria Makarova, aka Masha Knots.
"Celebrate your relationships and express your style with the ultimate guide to creating friendship bracelets! Friendship bracelets aren’t just for summer camp anymore. They have exploded in popularity as a creative and thoughtful way to share a connectio…
A dish for all seasons : 125+ recipe variations for delicious meals all year round / Kathryn Pauline.
"This practical cookbook flips the script on recipe books organized by season. Instead of dedicated recipes to Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter—which would mean three quarters of the book goes unused for three quarters of the year—this book features 26 go…
Testimony of light : an extraordinary message of life after death / Helen Greaves.
"Frances Banks died, as she had lived, fully aware of what she was experiencing and where she hoped to go. She was an Anglican nun for 25 years and for much of that time, the principal of the Teachers’ Training College in Grahamstown, South Africa. She w…
Roosevelt sweeps nation : FDR's 1936 landslide & the triumph of the liberal ideal / David Pietrusza .
"Historian David Pietrusza boldly steers clear of the pat narrative regarding Franklin Roosevelt’s unprecedented 1936 re-election landslide, weaving an enormously more intricate, ever more surprising tale of a polarized nation; of America’s most complex, …
Digital madness : how social media is driving our mental health crisis---and how to restore our sanity / Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D..
"In Digital Madness, Dr. Kardaras answers the question of why young people’s mental health is deteriorating as we become a more technologically advanced society. While enthralled with shiny devices and immersed in Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook and …
They knew : how a culture of conspiracy keeps America complacent / Sarah Kendzior.
"Sarah Kendzior explores the United States' 'culture of conspiracy,' putting forth a timely and unflinching argument: uncritical faith in broken institutions is as dangerous as false narratives peddled by propagandists. Conspiracy theories are on the rise…
Prisoners of the castle : an epic story of survival and escape from Colditz, the Nazis' fortress prison / Ben Macintyre.
"In this gripping narrative, Ben Macintyre tackles one of the most famous prison stories in history and makes it utterly his own. During World War II, the German army used the towering Colditz Castle to hold the most defiant Allied prisoners. For four yea…
Life's work : a memoir / David Milch.
"'I’m on a boat sailing to some island where I don’t know anybody. A boat someone is operating and we aren’t in touch.' So begins David Milch’s urgent accounting of his increasingly strange present and often painful past. From the start, Milch’s life seem…
The return of the Gods / Jonathan Cahn.
"The Return of the Gods, Cahn takes the reader on a journey from an ancient parable, the ancient inscriptions in Sumer, Assyria, and Babylonia that become the puzzle pieces behind what is taking place in our world to this day, specifically in America." --…
Dinners with Ruth : a memoir on the power of friendships / Nina Totenberg.
"Four years before Nina Totenberg was hired at NPR, where she cemented her legacy as a prizewinning reporter, and nearly twenty-two years before Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court, Nina called Ruth. A reporter for The National Observer…
This is what it sounds like : what the music you love says about you / Susan Rogers and Ogi Ogas.
"A legendary record producer-turned-brain scientist explains why you fall in love with music. This Is What It Sounds Like is a journey into the science and soul of music that reveals the secrets of why your favorite songs move you. But it's also a story o…
Feeding littles & beyond : 100 baby-led-weaning-friendly recipes the whole family will love / Ali Maffucci, Megan McNamee, MPH, RDN & Judy Delaware, OTR/L,CLC.
"When it was time to introduce solids to her firstborn, Ali Maffucci didn’t want to make baby food from scratch or buy expensive premade purées. Enter baby-led weaning (or baby-led feeding)—and Megan McNamee and Judy Delaware, the dietitian/occupational t…
Homage : recipes and stories from an Amish soul food kitchen / Chris Scott with Sarah Zorn ; photographs by Brittany Cornerly.
"Chris Scott tells the remarkable story of his family over seven generations via comforting dishes and vivid narratives: From his enslaved ancestors to his great-grandfather, who migrated to Pennsylvania after the Emancipation Proclamation, to his own chi…
The divider : Trump in the White House, 2017-2021 / Peter Baker and Susan Glasser.
"The Divider brings us into the Oval Office for countless scenes both tense and comical, revealing how close we got to nuclear war with North Korea, which cabinet members had a resignation pact, whether Trump asked Japan’s prime minister to nominate him f…
The love prescription : seven days to more intimacy, connection, and joy / John Gottman, PhD, and Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD.
"What makes love last? Why does one couple stay together forever, while another falls apart? And most importantly, is there a scientific formula for love? Drs. John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman are the world’s leading relationship scientists. For t…
By hands now known : Jim Crow's legal executioners / Margaret A. Burnham.
"If the law cannot protect a person from a lynching, then isn’t lynching the law? In By Hands Now Known, Margaret A. Burnham, director of Northeastern University’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, challenges our understanding of the Jim Crow…
Life starts now : how to create the life you've been waiting for / Chanel Dokun.
"Women are drowning in pursuit of the 'good life.' They chase external markers of success--building enviable careers, pursuing romantic relationships, and crafting the picture-perfect life--in attempts to soothe the aching suspicion that there must be mor…
We've got to try : how the fight for voting rights makes everything else possible / Beto O'Rourke.
"In We've Got To Try, O'Rourke shines a spotlight on the heroic life and work of Dr. Lawrence Aaron Nixon and the west Texas town where he made his stand. The son of an enslaved man, Nixon grew up in the Confederate stronghold of Marshall, Texas before mo…
Everyday cake : 45 simple recipes for layer, bundt, loaf, and sheet cakes / Polina Chesnakova ; photography by Charity Burggraaf.
"A humble slice, square, or wedge of homemade cake never fails to delight and here you’ll find forty-five simple recipes to make any day feel a bit special. Using ingredients that are readily available, these cakes are unfussy yet sweetly indulgent. Reci…
Come to this court and cry : how the holocaust ends / Linda Kinstler.
"In 1965, five years after the capture of Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires, one of his Mossad abductors was sent back to South America to kill another fugitive Nazi, the so-called 'butcher of Riga,' Latvian Herberts Cukurs. Cukurs was shot. On his corpse, t…
Like a rolling stone : a memoir / Jann S. Wenner.
"Jann Wenner has been called by his peers 'the greatest editor of his generation.' His deeply personal memoir vividly describes and brings you inside the music, the politics, and the lifestyle of a generation, an epoch of cultural change that swept Americ…
Crazy joy : finding wild happiness in a world that is upside down / Mary Katherine Backstrom.
"Happiness is considered a destination, but the finish line is constantly moving—when we get married, find that dream job, move away from home, have a baby, build a dream house, etc. We are promised that a happy life is tied to these milestones. But what…
Nightfly : the life of Steely Dan's Donald Fagen / Peter Jones.
"The smooth, radio-friendly veneer of the duo's songs made Steely Dan internationally popular and famous in the 1970s, but the polish glossed over the underlying layers of anger, disappointment, sleaze, and often downright weirdness lurking just beneath t…
The heroic heart : awakening unbound compassion / Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo.
"In The Heroic Heart, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, an esteemed spiritual teacher with a lifetime of experience, illuminates the heart of Mahayana Buddhism—bodhichitta—describing it as 'the selfless expression of boundless compassion.' Jetsunma uses as a touchst…
The hot seat : a year of outrage, pride, and occasional games of college football / Ben Mathis-Lilley.
"A fan’s search for the truth about American history, human nature, and whether Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh will keep his job. Being a University of Michigan football fan should be joyful. Michigan is an elite academic institution whose footbal…
The fight of our lives : my time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine's battle for democracy, and what it means for the world / Iuliia Mendel ; translated by Madeline G. Levine.
"In this frank and moving inside account, Zelenskyy’s former press secretary tells the story of his improbable rise from popular comedian to the president of Ukraine. Mendel had a front row seat to many of the key events preceding the 2022 Russian invasio…
Giuliani : the rise and tragic fall of America's mayor / Andrew Kirtzman.
"Giuliani was hailed after 9/11 as 'America’s Mayor,' a singular figure who at the time was more widely admired than the pope. He was brilliant, accomplished—and complicated. He conflated politics with morality and caused his own downfall with a series of…
The year of the puppy : how dogs become themselves / Alexandra Horowitz.
"Few of us meet our dogs at Day One. The dog who will, eventually, become an integral part of our family, our constant companion and best friend, is born without us into a family of her own. A puppy's critical early development into the dog we come to kno…
Strangers to ourselves : unsettled minds and the stories that make us / Rachel Aviv.
"In Strangers to Ourselves, a powerful and gripping debut, Rachel Aviv raises fundamental questions about how we understand ourselves in periods of crisis and distress. Drawing on deep, original reporting as well as unpublished journals and memoirs, Aviv …
American psychosis : a historical investigation of how the Republican Party went crazy / David Corn.
"A fast-paced, rollicking, behind-the-scenes account of how the GOP since the 1950s has encouraged and exploited extremism, bigotry, and paranoia to gain power, American Psychosis offers readers a brisk, can-you-believe-it journey through the netherworld …
Teaching white supremacy : America's democratic ordeal and the forging of our national identity / Donald Yacovone.
"Donald Yacovone shows us the clear and damning evidence of white supremacy’s deep-seated roots in our nation’s educational system through a fascinating, in-depth examination of America’s wide assortment of texts, from primary readers to college textbooks…
Thinking 101 : why we so often get things wrong in life and how we can all do better / Woo-Kyoung Ahn.
"Psychologist Woo-kyoung Ahn devised a course at Yale called “Thinking” to help students examine the biases that cause so many problems in their daily lives. It quickly became one of the university’s most popular courses. In Ahn’s class, students examine …
Space oddities : forgotten stories of mankind's exploration of space / Joe Cuhaj.
"Nothing captivates the human imagination like the vast unknowns of space. Ancient petroglyphs present renderings of the heavens, proof that we have been gazing up at the stars with wonder for thousands of years. Since then, mankind has systematically exp…
101 power crystals : the ultimate guide to magical crystals, gems, and stones for healing and transformation / Judy Hall.
"The definitive resource for working with powerful crystals! Sparkling, luminous, and colorful, it is no wonder crystals have always been regarded as a source of power from ancient times to present day. But with the enormous number of crystals now on the …
The storm is here : an American crucible / Luke Mogelson.
"The Storm is Here is the definitive eyewitness account of how--over the course of a year of pandemic, economic collapse, and feral hatred-stoking and conspiracy-mongering by the President and his campaign--a large segment of Americans became convinced th…
Help is here : finding fresh strength and purpose in the power of the Holy Spirit / Max Lucado.
"An inspiring look at the person and work of the Holy Spirit, and the ways in which He ministers to and through us that we might experience his life-giving power on Earth"--Provided by publisher.
The mosquito bowl : a game of life and death in World War II / Buzz Bissinger.
"When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, college football was at the height of its popularity. As the nation geared up for total war, one branch of the service dominated the aspirations of college football stars: the United States Marine Corps. Which is …
Happier hour : how to beat distraction, expand your time, and focus on what matters most / Cassie Mogliner Holmes.
"We live in a culture where most of us suffer from feeling "time poor": the feeling of sprinting from morning to night--stressing over too much to do and not enough time to do it. Cassie Holmes has made this question her life's work: How do we optimally s…
The Christmas movie cookbook : over 65 recipes of cinematic holiday delights / by Julia Rutland.
"This holiday season, rather than just watching merry festivities on-screen, bring the feast to your own home using The Christmas Movie Cookbook with over 65 scrumptious recipes inspired by the scenes from your favorite Christmas films!"--Provided by publ…
You've been chosen : thriving through the unexpected / Cynt Marshall.
"Cynt Marshall has spent her entire life beating personal and professional odds while also helping everyone she meets see how they are uniquely equipped to thrive. Through it all, this self-described 'people person' never stopped reaching out and built a …
The Godmother : murder, vengeance, and the bloody struggle of Mafia women / Barbie Latza Nadeau.
"The untold stories of the women who have risen to prominence and notoriety in the male-led culture of the Italian Mafia. For as long as it has gripped our imaginations, the Mafia has been tied to an ingrained image of masculinity. We read about "made men…
Solito : a memoir / Javier Zamora.
"Javier Zamora’s adventure is a three-thousand-mile journey from his small town in El Salvador, through Guatemala and Mexico, and across the U.S. border. He will leave behind his beloved aunt and grandparents to reunite with a mother who left four years a…
In search of Mary Seacole : the making of a Black cultural icon and humanitarian / Helen Rappaport.
"Raised in Jamaica, Mary Seacole first came to England in the 1850s after working in Panama. She wanted to volunteer as a nurse and aide during the Crimean War. When her services were rejected, she financed her own expedition to Balaclava, where her rep…
What If? 2 : additional serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions / Randall Munroe.
"The millions of people around the world who loved What If? still have questions, and those questions are getting stranger. Thank goodness xkcd creator Randall Munroe is here to help. Planning to ride a fire pole from the Moon back to Earth? The hardest p…
Like, comment, subscribe : inside YouTube's chaotic rise to world domination / Mark Bergen.
"Across the world, people watch more than a billion hours of video on YouTube every day. Every minute, more than five hundred additional hours of footage are uploaded to the site, a technical feat unmatched in the history of computing. YouTube invented th…
Dinner in one : exceptional and easy one-pan meals / Melissa Clark ; photographs by Linda Xiao.
"Melissa Clark brings her home cook’s expertise and no-fuss approach to the world of one-pot/pan cooking. With nearly all of the recipes being made in under one hour, the streamlined steps ensure you are in and out of the kitchen without dirtying a multit…
Walk : slow down, wake up, and connect at 1-3 miles per hour / Jonathon Stalls.
"In 2010, Jonathon Stalls and his blue heeler husky mix began their 242-day walk across the United States, relying on each other and the kindness of strangers along the way. In this collection of essays, Stalls explores walking as waking up: how a cross-c…
Chicken soup for the soul : attitude of gratitude : 101 stories about counting your blessings & the power of thankfulness / Amy Newmark.
"When you make gratitude a habit, every day comes bearing gifts. Count your blessings and change your life! Gratitude helps people focus on what they have instead of what’s missing. The wonderful thing about counting your blessings and practicing gratitud…
Fodor's essential Germany / writers, Wibke Carter, Jennifer Ceaser, Sebastian Cuevas, Lee A. Evans, Liz Humphreys, Evelyn Kanter, Lyn Parry, Alexander Veselak.
"Whether you want to take a boat down the Rhine, go to Oktoberfest in Munich, or explore the Black Forest, the local Fodor's travel experts in Germany are here to help! Fodor's Essential Germany guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendat…
Uncommon influence : saying yes to a purposeful life / Tony Dungy, Lauren Dungy ; foreword by Santiago
"Lauren and Tony Dungy have impacted countless people through the years with their generosity and care for others. Tony even made NFL history as the first African American head coach to win the Super Bowl. But the Dungys’ influence isn’t the result of the…
Behind their screens : what teens are facing (and adults are missing) / Emily Weinstein and Carrie James.
"What are teens actually doing on their smartphones? Contrary to many adults' assumptions, they are not simply “addicted” to their screens, oblivious to the afterlife of what they post, or missing out on personal connection. They are just trying to naviga…
Longpath : becoming the great ancestors our future needs : an antidote for short-termism / Ari Wallach.
"Many of the problems we face today, from climate change to work anxiety, are the result of short-term thinking. We are constantly bombarded by notifications and 'Breaking News' that are overwhelming our central nervous systems, forcing us to react in the…
The stoic path : the golden sayings / Epictetus ; translated by Hastings Crossley.
"Potent wisdom from the one of the greatest Stoic philosophers. The Stoic Path is your essential guide to a better life. Countless leaders, athletes, and thinkers have been shaped by the tenants of Stoicism, with its rational acceptance of the present mom…
The year I stopped to notice / Miranda Keeling ; illustrations by Luci Power.
"Miranda Keeling notices ordinary things that she encounters on buses, in cafés, on walks in the park or down the street. The result is a joyful, poignant and familiar portrait of everday life. Inspired by her popular Twitter accout and accompanies by s…
The chaos machine : the inside story of how social media rewired our minds and our world / Max Fisher.
We all have a vague sense that social media is bad for our minds, for our children, and for our democracies. But the truth is that its reach and impact run far deeper than we have understood. Building on years of international reporting, Max Fisher tells …
How to go plant-based : a definitive guide for you and your family / Ella Mills, founder of Deliciously Ella ; food photograhy, Clare Winfield.
"Despite the increasing number of people moving towards a plant-based diet, there are no clear, evidence-based mainstream books to help anyone looking to adopt this way of eating--either for themselves, or for their family. It can be overwhelming to switc…
The third reconstruction : America's struggle for racial justice in the twenty-first century / Peniel E. Joseph.
"Peniel Joseph offers a powerful new interpretation of recent American history. The summer of 2020, he argues, marked the climax of nothing less than a Third Reconstruction: a new period of intense struggle to secure citizenship and dignity for Black Amer…
The daughter of Auschwitz : my story of resilience, survival and hope / Tova Friedman and Malcolm Brabant.
"Tova Friedman was one of the youngest people to emerge from Auschwitz. After surviving the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in Central Poland where she lived as a toddler, Tova was four when she and her parents were sent to a Nazi labour camp, and almost…
How to speak whale : a voyage into the future of animal communication / Tom Mustill.
"What if animals and humans could speak to one another? Tom Mustill--the nature documentarian who went viral when a thirty ton humpback whale breached onto his kayak--asks this question in his thrilling investigation into whale science and animal communic…
Sacred nature : how we can recover our bond with the natural world / Karen Armstrong.
"A profound exploration of the spiritual power of nature--and an urgent call to reclaim that power in everyday life"--Provided by publisher.
From harvest to home : seasonal activities, inspired decor, and cozy recipes for fall / by Alicia Tenise Chew ; photographs by Tom McGovern.
"For anyone who loves all things fall, From Harvest to Home is a stunning celebration of this cozy season. Brimming with gorgeous photography and tons of autumnal activities, creative décor projects, and delicious recipes, this beautiful lifestyle guide w…
Whole food for your family : 100+ simple, budget-friendly meals / Autumn Michaelis.
"Changing the way your family eats can feel intimidating, but once Autumn Michaelis experienced the incredible benefits of the Whole30 and cut gluten, dairy, and refined sugar out of her life, she knew she had to bring her family on board. As a busy mothe…
Women of Walt Disney Imagineering : 12 women reflect on their trailblazing theme park careers / contributing authors: Maggie Irvine Elliott, Kathy Rogers, Katie Olson, Julie Svendson, Paula Dinkel, Elisabete (Eli) Erlandson, Tori Atencio McCullough, Pam Rank, Becky Bishop, Karen Connolly Armitage, Lynne Macer Rhodes, and Peggie Fariss ; foreword by Ginger Zee ; edited by Mel Malmberg.
"A dozen female Imagineers recount their trailblazing careers! Capturing an era – and preserving the stories they have told their daughters, their mentees, their husbands, and their friends – a dozen women Imagineers have written personal stories from the…
Hoop quilts for beginners : 15 designs using easy patchwork and embroidery / AnneMarie Chany.
"Quick, easy, and fun, the craft of hoop quilts combine simple quilting techniques with embroidery, patchwork, and other favorite fabric arts. A creative guide that's perfect for quilters and crafters, Hoop Quilts for Beginners features 15 hoop-framed blo…
The breach : the untold story of the investigation into January 6th / Denver Riggleman with Hunter Walker.
"[F]ormer House Republican and the first memeber of Congress to sound the alarm about QAnon, Denver Riggleman, provides readers with an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the January 6th select committee's investigation. Riggleman, who joined the co…
Emotionally resilient tweens and teens : empowering your kids to navigate bullying, teasing, and social exclusion / Kim John Payne, M.E.D., and Luis Fernando Llosa.
"The tween and teen years are rife with intense social challenges in school, friendships, sports, and other activities where instances of teasing, bullying, social exclusion and marginalization are unfortunately all too common. Social media has only made …
Vitamin C : a 500-year scientific biography from scurvy to pseudoscience / Stephen M. Sagar.
"itamin C begins with scurvy, which afflicted Europe for four hundred years and killed millions. The reasons that a disease whose cure was known from the outset persisted over that time are at once baffling and familiar, and these trials eventually lead t…
Boundless : the rise, fall, and escape of Carlos Ghosn / Nick Kostov & Sean McLain.
"Carlos Ghosn always wanted more. Born in the Amazon, raised by a well-off—if scandalized—family in Beirut, and educated in Paris, Ghosn rose to prominence at Michelin in the United States, Renault in France, and Nissan in Japan. Along the way he earned m…
Fix-it and forget-it freezer to instant pot : simple make-ahead meals / Hope Comerford.
"Imagine pulling a container out of the freezer, dumping the frozen block of food in your Instant Pot along with a little water, and having a delicious meal to serve your family 15 minutes later. It's not too good to be true! Prep meals on a day when you …
The leadership secrets of Nick Saban : How Alabama's coach became the greatest ever / John Talty.
"In The Leadership Secrets of Nick Saban, senior sports editor and SEC Insider for Alabama Media Group, John Talty, highlights the keys to Saban’s winning strategy and offers readers a blueprint for paving their own paths to success using the esteemed coa…
The complete family guide to dementia : everything you need to know to help your parent and yourself / Thomas F. Harrison, Brent P. Forester.
"If you are facing the unique challenges of caring for a parent with dementia, you are not alone. What do you do when your loved one so plainly needs assistance, but is confused, angry, or resistant to your help? Where can you find the vital information y…
McGraw Hill SAT elite 2023 / Christopher Black, MA, Mark Anestis, MA, and the tutors of College Hill Coaching
"McGraw Hill SAT 2023 is packed with test-taking strategies and more than 700 skill-building exercises covering every aspect of the test, including Advanced Analytical Vocabulary and the best Reading comprehension prep available. You’ll also get practice …
Plant-based India : nourishing recipes rooted in tradition / Dr. Sheil Shukla.
"India is home to a vibrant tapestry of culinary traditions—and to more vegetarians than anywhere else in the world. It’s also where Dr. Sheil Shukla learned to love traditional Gujarāti fare, cooking alongside his adored ba (grandmother) over summers in …
The fairy tale girl / Susan Branch.
"Based on the diaries Susan has kept since she was in her twenties, The Fairy Tale Girl is an illustrated memoir filled with original watercolors and personal photographs. Susan's book is an age-old story of love and loss, mystery and magic that begins in…
My three dads : patriarchy on the Great Plains / Jessa Crispin.
"For many Americans, Kansas represents a vision of Midwestern life that is good and wholesome and evokes the American ideals of god, home, and country. But for those like Jessa Crispin who have grown up in Kansas, the realities are much harsher. She argu…
Python for data science : a hands-on introduction / Yuli Vasiliev.
"Python is an ideal choice for accessing, manipulating, and gaining insights from data of all kinds. Python for Data Science introduces you to the Pythonic world of data analysis with a learn-by-doing approach rooted in practical examples and hands-on act…
Straight talk about ADHD in girls : how to help your daughter thrive / Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD.
"Parenting a daughter with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no easy path--especially because of the myth that the disorder is rare to nonexistent in girls. From pioneering researcher Stephen P. Hinshaw, this empowering guide provides vit…
Resilient hope : 100 devotions for building endurance in an unpredictable world / Christine Caine.
"Discover a life of resilient hope and develop the endurance you need to keep moving forward in life--one mountain at a time--through this 100-day devotional journey from bestselling author, speaker, and activist Christine Caine. Christine learned firsth…
Montréal & Québec City / Phillip Tang, Steve Fallon.
"Lonely Planet’s Montreal & Quebec City is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all the cities have to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Stroll the cobblestoned streets of Old Montreal, catch some s…
AP physics 1 prep, 2023 edition / the staff of The Princeton Review.
"Ace the AP Physics 1 Exam with this comprehensive study guide--including 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations, thorough content reviews, targeted exam strategies, and access to our online Student Tools portal." --publisher's web…
Hackmaster. Hacklopedia of beasts. Vol 2 : being a catalogue of dangerous denizens and things the rustle in the night / Hackmaster design team, Steve Johansson [and 3 others] ; contributing writers: Jerimy Grafenstein [and 3 others] ; illustrator of beasts: Anthony Carpenter.
"This is it!! The second volume of the highly acclaimed, Hacklopedia of Beasts. The definitive work by the esteemed sage Greytar. Within these pages he catalogues a a second collection of the most varied and interesting creatures that populate the Kingdo…
Crochet animal blankets and blocks / Ira Rott.
"Using simple crochet intarsia and appliqué techniques you can stitch one block for a pillow front, book bag or toy bag, join four for a lap throw, nine for a child’s blanket or sixteen for an adult blanket. Mix and match colors to create fun single anima…
The warrior within : own your power to serve, fight, protect, and heal / D.J. Vanas.
"When faced with an important job, and people depending on you to do it, most of us will give and give until there’s nothing left. But running on empty, even for a worthy cause, only sets you up for failure in the long run. To persevere on the path to suc…
Inventor of the future : the visionary life of Buckminster Fuller / Alec Nevala-Lee.
"During his lifetime, Buckminster Fuller was hailed as one of the greatest geniuses of the twentieth century. As the architectural designer and futurist best known for the geodesic dome, he enthralled a vast popular audience, inspired devotion from both t…
McGraw Hill SAT 2023 / Christopher Black, MA ; Mark Anestis, MA, and the tutors of College Hill Coaching.
"McGraw Hill SAT 2023 is packed with test-taking strategies and more than 700 skill-building exercises covering every aspect of the test, including Advanced Analytical Vocabulary and the best Reading comprehension prep available. You’ll also get practice …
Dancing cockatoos and the dead man test : how behavior evolves and why it matters / Marlene Zuk.
"For centuries, people have been returning to the same tired nature-versus-nurture debate, trying to determine what we learn and what we inherit. In Dancing Cockatoos and the Dead Man Test, biologist Marlene Zuk goes beyond the binary and instead focuses …
Natural cleaning secrets : easy and inexpensive solutions for home, garden, pets, personal care and more / Reader's Digest.
"Discover the natural way to keep your home clean for less time and money. Natural Cleaning Solutions features: Natural cleaning solutions that are effective and affordable. Sound advice that truly works and is so simple that you will see how easily you c…
The 12 hour walk : invest one day, conquer your mind, and unlock your best life / Colin O'Brady.
"Millions of people dream of living a more fulfilling life, yet many settle for a life of comfortable complacency, allowing excuses and negative thoughts to invade their minds. I don’t have enough time…I don’t have enough money . . . I’m afraid to fail . …
The complete Cook's Country TV show cookbook : every recipe and every review forom all fifteen seasons / America's Test Kitchen.
Discover a year's worth of new homegrown recipes from across the U.S., small-town America to the big city, along with their backstories and the chefs who inspired them. The Season 15 Anniversary Edition now has more than 550 recipes. Highlights include: m…
Good grief : on loving pets, here and hereafter / E.B. Bartels.
"E.B. Bartels has had a lot of pets—dogs, birds, fish, tortoises. As varied a bunch as they are, they’ve taught her one universal truth: to own a pet is to love a pet, and to own a pet is also—with rare exception—to lose that pet in time. But while we hav…
Chase the fun : 100 days to discover fun right where you are / Annie F. Downs.
"Does it seem like fun is something you had when you were a kid, and you just don't have time for it now? You're not alone! Most of us barely have time for all the stuff we have to do, let alone the stuff we want to do. We can go days without actually hav…
The longest story : how humans have loved, hated and misunderstood other species / Richard Girling.
"Without animals there would be no us. We are all fellow travellers on the same evolutionary journey. By charting the love–hate story of people and animals, from their first acquaintance in deep prehistory to the present and beyond, Richard Girling reveal…
Enslaved : the sunken history of the transatlantic slave trade / Simcha Jacobovici & Sean Kingsley ; preface by Brenda Jones.
This book presents a "narrative of the true global and human scope of the transatlantic slave trade. The trade existed for 400 years, during which 12 million people were trafficked, and 2 million would die en route. In these pages we meet the remarkable g…
American Sign Language made easy for beginners : a visual guide with ASL signs, lessons, and quizzes / Travis Belmontes-Merrell ; photography by James Bueti.
"Become a lifelong learner of American Sign Language (ASL) with this guide for true beginners. It breaks down ASL fundamentals and gives you step-by-step instructions for signing more than 400 vocabulary words, organized by practical topics like greetings…
The power of praying for your adult children / Stormie Omartian.
"Just because your children are grown up doesn’t mean they don’t need your prayers. In some ways they need them more than ever. Stormie offers you a gathering of heartfelt prayers from one of her most popular books, The Power of Praying® for Your Adult C…
A home to share : design that welcomes family & friends from the creator of My 100 Year Old Home / Leslia Saeta ; photography by Shauna Gutierrez and Natashia Holland.
"From the creator of the wildly popular My 100 Year Old Home: an interior design guide to creating beautiful, family-centered homes that are also perfect for gatherings with friends. A Home to Share is all about the spirit of welcome: It is a guide to giv…
Dictator lunches : inspired meals that will compel even the toughest of (tyrants) children / Jenny Mollen
"Any parent will tell you that raising dictators… errr, children … can be challenging. Thankfully Jenny Mollen of @dictatorlunches takes the power struggle out of mealtime with this inspired collection of 40 recipes, from filling breakfasts to healthy sna…
Modern bistro : home cooking inspired by French classics / America's Test Kitchen.
"Make your table the place everyone will want to linger, with irresistible recipes for over 150 classic and modern bistro dishes, from coq au vin and tartiflette to mushroom bourguignon and peach tarte tatin. We share countless techniques and tricks to h…
The interpreter's daughter : a family memoir / Teresa Lim.
"I would learn that when families tell stories, what they leave out re-defines what they keep in. With my family, these were not secrets intentionally withheld. Just truths too painful to confront. In the last years of her life, Teresa Lim's mother, Viol…
Christmas with Southern Living 2022 : inspired ideas for holiday cooking & decorating.
Offers recipes for meals, treats, and baked goods for gift-giving and holiday entertaining, along with seasonal decorating ideas, including festive centerpieces, mantels, and wreaths.
Healing a divided nation : how the American Civil War revolutionized Western medicine / Carole Adrienne.
"At the start of the Civil War, the medical field in America was rudimentary, unsanitary, and woefully underprepared to address what would become the bloodiest conflict on U.S. soil. However, in this historic moment of pivotal social and political change,…
Magical faery plants : a guide for working with faeries and nature spirits / Sandra Kynes.
"The natural world is integral to our spiritual and magical lives and the lives of faeries and nature spirits. With this book, you'll discover how plants bridge the worlds and help us work with these extraordinary beings. Drawing from folklore, history, a…
For the love of learning : a year in the life of a school principal / Kristine Phillips.
"Children spend most of their waking hours in school, exploring boundaries, forming important relationships, and of course, learning. But as you step into the unique vantage of the principal’s office, you experience first-hand the wide range of characters…