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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Brilliant and wild : a garden from scratch in a year / Lucy Bellamy ; photographs by Jason Ingram.
"From back-of-an-envelope list to flower-filled paradise - Brilliant and Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year gives even the most inexperienced gardener the chance to create a beautiful and wildlife-friendly outdoor space - from nothing - in just twelve …
How to hide an empire : a history of the greater United States / Daniel Immerwahr.
"A history of the United States' overseas possessions, from Puerto Rico to the Philippines and beyond, and what they reveal about the true meaning of American empire."--Provided by publisher.
Frommer's Scotland 2019 / by Stephen Brewer & Lucy Gillmore.
A travel guide to Scotland, that provides information on travel, accommodations, and restaurants, entertainment and festivals, shopping, and ancient sites.
Keto in an instant : 100 ketogenic recipes for your Instant Pot / Stacey Crawford.
"Keto in an Instant features over 100 ketogenic recipes all designed to be made in the Instant Pot. Each recipe includes key nutritional data for keto followers, as well as clear, detailed instructions for using the Instant Pot to create the recipes. In a…
Affordable interior design : high-end tips for any budget / Betsy Helmuth ; photography by Dov Plawsky.
Homeowners and renters of all means dream of having a beautiful home. The media makes it look so easy, but many of us have less to work with and still long to live in style. Affordable Interior Design makes luxury an affordable reality. In this DIY home d…
Keto QuickStart : a beginner's guide to a whole-foods ketogenic diet / Diane Sanfilippo.
Presents an easy-to-follow guide to transitioning to a keto lifestyle which explains how to make it sustainable for the long term, providing keto recipes, four weekly meal plans, easy meal ideas, and troubleshooting tips and tricks.
What can I cook in my... Instant Pot, Air Fryer, Waffle Iron & more / Taste of Home.
A unique cookbook shows how to make the most of today’s kitchen appliances, including the instant pot, air fryer, spiralizer and waffle iron, to create perfect meals each and every time.
Science of yoga : understand the anatomy and physiology to perfect your practice / Ann Swanson.
Explore the physiology of 30 key yoga poses, in-depth and from every angle, and master each asana with confidence and control. Reveals the facts, with annotated artworks that show the mechanics, the angles, how your blood flow and respiration are affected…
Clean cuisine cookbook : 130+ anti-inflammatory recipes to heal your gut, treat autoimmune conditions, and optimize your health / Ivy Ingram Larson & Andrew Larson, MD.
Ivy and Andy Larson deliver a revolutionary new approach to clean eating. Together they have created a cookbook that demystifies what it truly means to eat clean while offering a roadmap to lifelong health.
A new way of seeing : the history of art in 57 works / Kelly Grovier.
From a carved mammoth tusk (c. 40,000 bce) to Duchamp's Fountain (1917), and Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights (1505-10) to Louise Bourgeois's Maman (1999), a remarkable lexicon of astonishing imagery has imprinted itself onto cultural consciousness over…
Seriously curious : the Economist explains : the facts and figures that turn our world upside down / edited by Tom Standage.
"Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures that Turn Our World Upside Down brings together the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums as why Swedes overpay their taxes, wh…
Marvel Studios : the first ten years.
"Celebrate[s] the first 10 years of Marvel Studios movies ... featuring all of the films from Iron Man to Ant-Man and the Wasp. Includes interviews with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt and…
Paris / written and researched by Catherine Le Nevez, Christopher Pitts, Nicola Williams.
Lonely Planet Paris is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Grab a cafe creme at a Parisian sidewalk cafe, explore the grand Champs-Elysees, shop for haute couture in the cit…
Wellness escapes : [yoga retreats, meditation courses, creative escapes, health spas, fitness classes, and more]
"Discover the world's most energising, inspiring and relaxing wellbeing retreats. From yoga, t'ai chi and meditation to mindfulness, spa treatments and creative writing, we present our favourite retreats and spas around the world to help replenish the min…
No beast so fierce : the terrifying true story of the Champawat Tiger, the deadliest animal in history / Dane Huckelbridge.
"American Sniper meets Jaws: The gripping true account of the Champawat Tiger, the deadliest animal of all time (killer of an astonishing 436 humans), and Jim Corbett, the legendary hunter who brought it down in 1907"--Provided by publisher.
Under pressure : confronting the epidemic of stress and anxiety in girls / Lisa Damour, Ph.D..
"Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls. Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped 55% from 2009 to 2014 while the comparable nu…
Spain / written and researched by Gregor Clark [and ten others].
Describes the country's history and culture; suggests attractions to visit; and offers tips on transportation, accommodations, restaurants, nightlife, and shopping.
Keto diet : your 30-day plan to lose weight, balance hormones, boost brain health, and reverse disease / Josh Axe.
Outlines a thirty-day, step-by-step plan that offers scientific insights and shares dozens of satisfying keto-diet recipes for losing weight, reducing inflammation, and bolstering health.
New Orleans / Adam Karlin, Ray Bartlett.
Features sections on Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest and other NOLA festivals; Showcases the best of New Orleans, Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, Audubon Zoological Gardens, and Lafayette Cemetery No 1.
Strengthen your back / medical editor, Dr. Michael Peters.
"DK's Strengthen Your Back provides easy-to-follow exercises that improve mobility, flexibility, core stability, and strength to help treat an existing condition or reduce chances of future injury. This handy guide is perfect for anyone who wants to take …
Schadenfreude : the joy of another's misfortune / Tiffany Watt Smith.
We all know the pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune. The Germans named this furtive delight in another's failure schadenfreude (from schaden damage, and freude, joy), and it has perplexed philosophers and psychologists for centuries. Why can it be …
Just open the door : how one invitation can change a generation / (in)courage author, Jen Schmidt.
For many of us women, inviting people into our lives and homes feels like inviting judgement of our entertaining skills and stress on our already maxed-out schedules. But what if you knew that opening your front door was a simple and radical way to change…
Church forsaken : practicing presence in neglected neighborhoods / Jonathan Brooks.
Raised on the south side of Chicago, Jonathan Brooks moved as far away as possible as soon as he could. But through unforeseen events he found himself not only back in Englewood but also serving as a pastor and community leader. In this book he challenges…
Waterdeep : dungeon of the mad mage / [managing editor, Jeremy Crawford].
In the town of Waterdeep, the tavern called Yawning Portal has a pit with a dungeon known as Undermountain. This was built by Halaster Blackcloak, the mad wizard, and filled with monsters, traps, and mysteries. Only the most daring adventurers explore wit…
The new childhood : raising kids to thrive in a connected world / Jordan Shapiro.
"Shapiro offers concrete, practical advice on how to parent and educate children effectively in a connected world, and provides tools and techniques for using technology to engage with kids and help them learn and grow. He compares this moment in time to …
Shameless : a sexual reformation / Nadia Bolz-Weber.
"Nothing gives church folk anxiety quite like the subject of sex. And that's why in Shameless, Pastor Nadia sets out to reclaim the conversation for a new generation. In the spirit of Martin Luther, Bolz-Weber calls for a reformation of the way believers …
Better apart : the radically positive way to separate / Gabrielle Hartley with Elena Brower.
"Marital strife and divorce often tear families apart, but it doesn't have to be that way. Better Apart shows how instead they can be opportunities to exercise mindfulness and a deep understanding that change, while difficult, can put the struggling coupl…
Merchants of truth : the business of news and the fight for facts / Jill Abramson.
"The definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade. With the expert guidance of former Executive Editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson, we follow two legacy (The New York Times and The Washington Post) and two upstart (Bu…
Grateful American : a journey from self to service / Gary Sinise with Marcus Brotherton.
Gary Sinise shares the never-before-told story of his journey from trouble-making Chicago kid to cofounder of the legendary Steppenwolf Theater Company, world-famous actor, and tireless advocate for America's active duty defenders, veterans, and first res…
Dreyer's English : an utterly correct guide to clarity and style / Benjamin Dreyer.
"Authoritative as it is amusing, this book distills everything Benjamin Dreyer has learned from the hundreds of books he has copyedited, including works by Elizabeth Strout, E. L. Doctorow, and Frank Rich, into a useful guide not just for writers but for …
The quest for Queen Mary / James Pope-Hennessy ; edited by Hugo Vickers.
"Queen Mary, the widow of George V, and grandmother of the Queen, died at Marlborough House on 24 March 1953, a few months before the Coronation. She was eighty-five years old. Unusually for a Queen consort, an official biography was commissioned. The las…
Southern Living : 2018 Annual Recipes.
A collection of recipes which were featured in "Southern Living" magazine in the year 2018.
The bold world : a memoir of family and transformation / Jodie Patterson.
"Jodie Patterson is the mother of five children, including her ten-year-old transgender son Penelope, the catalyst for the author's reexamination of identity within her own dynamic household--and the wider world. This inspiring and highly personal debut m…
Fodor's 2019 essential Costa Rica / writers, Dorothy MacKinnon, Jeffrey Van Fleet, Rachel White.
Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations for travelers in search of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, and sun. In full-color and with helpful magazine-style illustrated features, Fodor's Costa Rica shows off the splendor of the country's stunni…
School days / from the readers of Reminisce magazine ; [editor, Mike Beno].
In our memories they remain days to treasure whether we learned in one-room rural schoolhouses or sturdy brick buildings. From the Pledge of Allegiance to the Palmer Method to Dick and Jane, we'll never forget the ways we learned...as the fond memories an…
The spiritual vixen's guide to an unapologetic life / Maureen Muldoon.
"This story begins with an ending: the day Maureen Muldoon realized the devastating fact that her husband was having an affair--and leaving her for Miss Universe. Miss freaking Universe! How does this even happen? An intimate examination of Muldoon's unra…
Nursing school entrance exams prep 2019-2020 : your all-in-one guide to the Kaplan and HESI exams / Kaplan.
Completely revised and reorganized, Kaplan's Nursing School Entrance Exams Prep 2019-2020 is focused review of the HESI A2 and the Kaplan Nursing Admission Testtwo major nursing school entrance assessments. Exam-specific practice, concise content review, …
Falling for London : a cautionary tale / Sean Mallen.
"A posting in London - it seemed like the perfect position. But the reality was far from perfect. It was more like the crumbling ceiling in his overpriced, crappy London flat. A veteran award-winning journalist for Global TV News, Sean Mallen was thrilled…
Best self : be you, only better / Mike Bayer.
By working through each of the Seven SPHERES of life, this focused guide will ignite your desire for change. and help you break through to live a passionate life to the fullest, forever.
Inheritance : a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love / Dani Shapiro.
"The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she made last year about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden …
Code name: Lise : the true story of the woman who became WWII's most highly decorated spy / Larry Loftis.
"The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.
Practical weekend projects for woodworkers : 35 projects to make for every room of your home / Phillip Gardner and Andy Standing.
"A how-to book for carpenters of all levels for how to build furniture and accessories for their homes. Contains tips for beginner woodworkers and photo illustrations"--Provided by publisher.
Atheist overreach : what atheism can't deliver / Christian Smith.
"In recent years atheism has become ever more visible, acceptable, and influential. Atheist apologists have become increasingly vociferous and confident in their claims. In Atheist Overreach, Christian Smith takes a look at the evidence and explains why w…
Your place in the universe : understanding our big, messy existence / Paul M. Sutter.
An astrophysicist presents an in-depth yet accessible tour of the universe for lay readers, while conveying the excitement of astronomy--Provided by publisher.
Wit's end : what wit is, how it works, and why we need it / James Geary.
"A witty book about wit that steers an elegant path between waggishness and wisdom."--Stephen Fry. In this whimsical book, James Geary explores every facet of wittiness, from its role in innovation to why puns demonstrate the essence of creativity. Geary …
American entrepreneur : how 400 years of risk-takers, innovators, and business visionaries built the U.S.A. / Willie Robertson and William Doyle.
""Redneck Tycoon" Willie Robertson--CEO of Duck Commander, star of Duck Dynasty, and mega New York Times bestselling author--explores how the entrepreneurial spirit has shaped 400 years of American history"--Provided by publisher.
Impractical Python projects : playful programming activities to make you smarter / Lee Vaughan.
"A book of fun coding projects for readers who know a little Python already and want to expand their skills. Simulate volcanoes, map Mars, and more, while gaining experience using free modules like Tkinter, matplotlib, Cprofile, Pylint, Pygame, Pillow, an…
Diabetic living diabetes daily.
"The latest book from the experts at Diabetic Livingmagazine, Manage Diabetes offers achievable lifestyle changes that meet people wherever they may be on the diabetic journey--from prediabetes to newly diagnosed to managing their disease after many years…
The patchsmith's sampler quilt blocks / by Amanda Weatherill.
"Within the pages of his book you will find patterns to create fifty sampler blocks. The blocks can be put together to create a Sampler Quilt or they can be used individually for any project that requires a 6" (finished size) block. The blocks range in di…
The heaven and the afterlife collection : 2-in-1 volume of true stories and honest answers about the world beyond / James L. Garlow and Keith Wall.
"You've heard stories of near-death experiences. Your grandmother longs to 'be with Jesus.' Your friend is sure angels intervened to prevent a tragic accident. A woman at work thinks her house is haunted. Can the amazing experiences of everyday people rev…