Adult Non-fiction

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The keto diet cookbook : 140+ flexible meals for every day / Leanne Vogel.
This all-new cookbook features 140 low-carb, high-fat recipes designed to help make the ketogenic diet work for each individual's unique needs. Leanne Vogel (HealthfulPursuit.com) is well aware that keto is not a one-size-fits-all way of eating; she offer…
In my mind's eye : a thought diary / Jan Morris.
"Ranging widely from the idyllic confines of her North Wales home, Morris offers diverse sallies on her preffered form of exercises (walking briskly), her frustration at not recognizing a certain melody humming in her head (Beethoven's Pathétique, inciden…
The proximity principle : the proven strategy that will lead to the career you love / Ken Coleman.
Right now, 70% of Americans aren't passionate about their work and are desperately longing for meaning and purpose. They're sick of "average" and know there's something better out there, but they just don't know how to reach it. One basic principle--The …
Quick and easy muffin tin meals : 70 recipes for perfectly portioned comfort food / Melanie LaDue.
"Perfect portions of your favorite comfort foods for breakfast on the go? Perfectly sized portions without cutting or scooping? Quick, handheld meals that everyone in the family will love? It's a snap with [this book]. With 70 yummy recipes, these easy-t…
Siege : Trump under fire / Michael Wolff.
"Just one year into Donald Trump's term as president, Michael Wolff told the electrifying story of a White House consumed by controversy, chaos, and intense rivalries. Fire and fury ... defined the first phase of the Trump administration : now, in Siege, …
Reckoning : the epic battle against sexual abuse and harassment / Linda Hirshman.
"Linda Hirshman, acclaimed historian of social movements, delivers the sweeping story of the struggle leading up to #MeToo and beyond: from the first tales of workplace harassment percolating to the surface in the 1970's, to the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal--…
The accidental veterinarian : tales from a pet practice / Philipp Schott DVM.
"Cats, dogs, people - funny and heartbreaking stories from a pet veterinarian With insight and humor, Dr. Philipp Schott shares tales from the unlikely path he took into his career of veterinary science and anecdotes from his successful small-animal clini…
All that glisters ... : and other quotations you should know / Caroline Taggart.
Drawing on classic sources such as the Bible and Shakespeare; the pronouncements of Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln; inspiration from Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison and smart remarks from Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker, in these pages you will find …
The time-saver's workout : a revolutionary new fitness plan that dispels myths and optimizes results / John Little.
There is something terribly wrong with the state of exercise as we know it currently. Sales of treadmills, running shoes, gym memberships, and yoga classes are at an all-time high, but so too are our national levels of obesity and type II diabetes. Ever s…
How to photograph absolutely everything : [successful pictures from your digital camera] / Tom Ang.
This practical guide teaches you how to take the best possible photo in any situation imaginable with clear, step-by-step guidance from expert photographer Tom Ang. Full of essential advice, hints, and tips, this guide gives you straightforward instructio…
Chicken soup for the soul : life lessons from the dog : 101 tales of family, friendship & fun / Amy Newmark [compiler].
You can't help but be changed when you have a dog. They teach us about devotion, loyalty, and the value of living in the moment. They show us how to appreciate every day, and somehow, in those deep eyes, we learn about ourselves as well, becoming better h…
Birth strike : the hidden fight over women's work / Jenny Brown.
When House Speaker Paul Ryan urged U.S. women to have more children, and Ross Douthat requested "More babies, please," they openly expressed what U.S. policymakers have been discussing for decades with greater discretion. Using technical language like "ag…
100 years of growth & development in the greater Lansing area / presented by the Greater Lansing Association of Realtors.
Reproduces historical photographs of Lansing, Michigan and surrounding communities.
Words that kill / Vivid Vega
"Words That Kill is a collection of poetry about one's breaking point. Vega's poetry centers on rhyme scheme. Themes included are depression, anxiety, abuse, body dysmorphic disorder, hope, and love. The collection is split into three chapters, Sticks and…
All that's good : recovering the lost art of discernment / Hannah Anderson.
"And God saw that it was good..." Today, pain, conflict, and uncertainty dominate the headlines and our daily lives are noisy and chaotic--filled with too much information and too little wisdom. No wonder we often find it easier to retreat into safe space…
The senator next door : a memoir from the heartland / Amy Klobuchar.
One of the U.S. Senate's most candid--and funniest--women chronicles her middle class, Midwestern upbringing and her rise in politics, and discusses her unshakeable faith in American democracy.
Taking the leap : freeing ourselves from old habits and fears / Pema Chödrön.
Pema Chödrön presents the Buddhist concept of shenpa, which can be translated as 'getting stuck' or "getting hooked." Shenpa arises in that moment when life suddenly becomes disappointing, difficult, or painful. Perhaps someone criticizes your work, your …
Excel 2019 : in easy steps / Michael Price.
"Excel 2019 in easy steps will help you get to grips with the latest version of this popular spreadsheet application. Areas covered include: Creating, editing and manipulating worksheets Formulas, Functions and Pivot Tables Handy templates to give you a h…
Scholars of mayhem : my father's secret war in Nazi-occupied France / Daniel C. Guiet and Timothy K. Smith.
"The astonishing untold story of the author's father, the lone American on a 4-person SOE commando team dropped behind German lines in France, whose epic feats of irregular warfare proved vital in keeping Nazi tanks away from Normandy after D-Day"--Provid…
Tell me who you are : sharing our stories of race, culture, and identity / Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi.
"An eye-opening exploration of race in America In this deeply inspiring book, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi recount their experiences talking to people from all walks of life about race and identity on a cross-country tour of America. Spurred by the realiz…
Creative lettering and beyond : timeless calligraphy / Laura Lavender.
"Talented artist and teacher Laura Lavender introduces you to a wide range of traditional, historic flourished hands and lettering styles, including Copperplate, Spencerian, Italian hand, Bickham script, Victorian embellished capitals, Art Nouveau capital…
Dogs on sweaters : knitting patterns for over 18 different breeds / Sally Muir & Joanna Osborne.
"Dogs on Sweaters pairs simplicity and flexibility with a variety of knitwear patterns and styles for men, women, children, babies— and even dogs! Choose between basic designs for raglan, long-and-loose, relaxed-fit, and more; and then pick your favorite …
Orexi! : feasting at the modern Greek table / Theo A. Michaels ; photography by Mowie Kay.
Over 80 modern recipes inspired by the traditional cooking of Greece and Cyprus from MasterChef UK's Theo Michaels. Celebrate fresh vibrant ingedients and the joys of breaking bread in the sunshine.
Founding sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment / Eleanor Clift.
A high-profile journalist brings the women's suffrage movement to life in this latest addition to the Turning Points series
The nature of plants : an introduction to how plants work / Craig N. Huegel.
Plants play a critical role in how we experience our environment. They create calming green spaces, provide oxygen for us to breathe, and nourish our senses. In The Nature of Plants, ecologist and nursery owner Craig Huegel demystifies the complex lives o…
A rich and tantalizing brew : a history of how coffee connected the world / Jeanette M. Fregulia.
The history of coffee is much more than the tale of one luxury good—it is a lens through which to consider various strands of world history, from food and foodways to religion and economics and sociocultural dynamics. A Rich and Tantalizing Brew traces t…
A tiny home to call your own : living well in just-right houses / Patricia Foreman.
"Do you feel as though you're living in an expensive and ill-fitting home filled with too much stuff? A Tiny Home to Call Your Own examines the hows and whys of tiny-home living, and will help you assess whether it's the right for you by examining all asp…
French grammar : beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels / by Christopher Kendris, Ph.D., Theodore Kendris, Ph.D.
"Barron's French Grammar provides a concise summary of French grammar and is a handy textbook supplement for language students. This guide is helpful for classroom use, and is also valuable for translators whose first language is English. Topics covered i…
Classic to contemporary string quilts : techniques, inspiration, and 16 projects for strip quilting / Mary M. Hogan.
Get ready to stylishly bust your stash and scraps with a fresh take on a time-honored quilt-making technique: String quilts! 16 stash-busting projects include table toppers, wall hangings, and full-size bed quilts. Over 300 photos and illustrations walk …
Medical medium celery juice : the most powerful medicine of our time healing millions worldwide / Anthony William.
The originator of the global celery juice movement discusses its wellness potential, outlining strategic guidelines for safe celery juice therapy for a variety of health needs.
Oxford picture dictionary : English/Arabic / Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, Norma Shapiro.
An English-Arabic pictorial dictionary for everyday words.
100 side hustles : unexpected ideas for making extra money without quitting your day job / Chris Guillebeau.
"Best-selling author Chris Guillebeau presents a full-color ideabook featuring 100 stories of regular people launching successful side businesses that almost anyone can do. This unique guide features the startup stories of regular people launching side bu…
Anthony Bourdain remembered / CNN.
"Anthony Bourdain Remembered brings together memories and anecdotes from fans reminiscing about Tony's unique achievements and his enduring effect on their lives, and comments from chefs, journalists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers inspired by Tony, i…
Aloha rodeo : three Hawaiian cowboys, the world's greatest rodeo, and a hidden history of the American West / David Wolman and Julian Smith.
In August 1908, three riders arrived in Cheyenne, Wyoming, after travelling nearly four thousand miles from Hawaii, to compete in the world's greatest rodeo. Dismissed by whites, who considered themselves the only true cowboys, the native Hawaiians would…
Mr. Know-it-all : the tarnished wisdom of a filth elder / John Waters.
"John Waters serves it up raw: how to fail upward in Hollywood; how to develop musical tasted, from Nervous Norvus to Maria Callas; how to build a home so ugly and trendy that no one but you would dare live in it; more important, how to tell someone you l…
Naturally Tan / Tan France with Caroline Donofrio.
In this heartfelt, funny, touching memoir, Tan France tells his origin story for the first time. With his trademark wit, humor, and radical compassion, Tan reveals what it was like to grow up gay in a traditional South Asian family, as one of the few peop…
Glimpses of grace : daily thoughts and reflections / Madeleine L'Engle with Carole F. Chase.
"For half a century Madeleine L'Engle has crafted an uplifting dance in words, touching lives and earning a devoted readership with her award-winning fiction, her candid reflections on her personal and family life in rural Connecticut and New York City, a…
Gertie sews jiffy dresses : a modern guide to stitch-and-wear vintage patterns you can make in a day / Gretchen Hirsch ; photographs by Shameless Photography (Angela Altus) ; illustrations by Gemini.H ; technical illustrations by Robin Kataja-Blair.
In the '50s and '60s, Simplicity released their popular line of Jiffy sewing patterns, which had minimal pattern pieces and simple constructions, yet were chic enough for fashion-conscious customers. This approach appeals now more than ever as stylish wom…
Icing on the cake : baking and decorating simple, stunning desserts at home / Tessa Huff.
"With a swirl of frosting, a drizzle of chocolate glaze, and a handful of sprinkles, Tessa Huff serves up more than 100 spectacular recipes for cakes, pies, macarons, and more. Each dessert showcases a different decorative element, artistic pastry techniq…
Whatever gets you through : twelve survivors on life after sexual assault / edited by Stacey May Fowles & Jen Sookfong Lee ; foreword by Jessica Valenti.
"Through the voices of twelve diverse writers, Whatever Gets You Through offers a powerful look at the narrative of sexual assault not covered by the headlines— the weeks, months, and years of survival and adaptation that people live through in its afterm…
Happiness is baking : cakes, pies, tarts, muffins, brownies, cookies : favorite desserts from the queen of cake / Maida Heatter ; illustrations by Alice Oehr ; foreword by Dorie Greenspan.
Maida Heatter is one of the most iconic and fondly-remembered cookbook authors of all time. Her recipes, each a modern classic, are must-haves in every home baker's bag of tricks: her cookies, cakes, muffins, tarts, pies, and sweets of all kinds range fro…
Mayo Clinic guide to raising a healthy child  : ages 3 -11 / medical editor, Angela C. Mattke, M.D.
Drawing from the collective wisdom of pediatric experts at Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Guide to Raising a Healthy Child addresses key questions and concerns many parents have about the preschool and school-age years. In this book, parents learn what to expec…
A dog a day / Sally Muir.
Artist and dog enthusiast Sally Muir shares 365 dogs of all shapes and sizes. From loosely worked sketches, prints and charcoal drawings to oil paintings and lithographs, A dog a day is a truly loving celebration of man's best friend.
The complete baby and toddler cookbook : the very best purees, finger foods, and toddler meals for happy families / America's Test Kitchen.
Being a new parent usually means an overload of information on how to keep your baby healthy and happy. But what information should we trust as parents? America's Test Kitchen, with their years of expertise and their tried-and-true testing methods, has op…
Yes way Rosé : a guide to the pink wine state of mind / Erica Blumenthal, Nikki Huganir.
"Are you readé to parté? Step into a world seen through rosé-colored glasses with [this book]! From wine production and geopraphé to recipes and cocktails for the perfect soirée, this tylish tribute to the blush beverage is equal parts informatiove and c…
Perfect imperfection : dog portraits of resilience and love / Alex Cearns.
"These perfectly imperfect dogs have gentle lessons for us all ... Meet special little Vegemite with the permanent wink; Bali Pip, the playful pup who lost her fur; Raul, who takes partial paralysis in his stride; and many more, all seen through the lens …
Meander, spiral, explode : design and pattern in narrative / Jane Alison.
"W.G Sebald's Emigrants was the first novel to show Alison how forward momentum can be created by way of pattern, rather than the traditional arc--or, in nature, wave. Other writers of nonlinear prose considered in her 'museum of specimens' include Nicho…
Jesus : his life : a companion guide.
"Jesus: His Life tells the fascinating story of Jesus through the unique perspective of biblical characters who were closest to Him and impacted His life. Each hour-long episode is told from a single character's point of view, sharing eight distinct exper…
A saint of our own : how the quest for a holy hero helped Catholics become American / Kathleen Sprows Cummings.
"What drove American Catholics in their long and arduous quest, full of twists and turns across more than a century, to win an American-born saint? The absence of American names in the canon of the saints left many feeling spiritually unmoored and disresp…
Jimmy Page : the definitive biography / Chris Salewicz.
"An in-depth biography of Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page by the acclaimed biographer of Bob Marley and Joe Strummer, based upon the author's extensive research and interviews."-- Provided by publisher.
Phantom in the sky : a Marine's back seat view of the Vietnam War / by Terry L. Thorsen.
Phantom in the Sky is the story of a Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) in the back seat of the supersonic Phantom jet during the Vietnam Wara unique, tactical perspective of the {28}guy in back,
The 100 most Jewish foods : a highly debatable list / edited by Alana Newhouse ; with Stephanie Butnick ; photographs by Noah Fecks ; recipe editing by Gabriella Gershenson ;  illustrations by Joana Avillez .
With contributions from Ruth Reichl, Éric Ripert, Joan Nathan, Michael Solomonov, Dan Barber, Yotam Ottolenghi, Tom Colicchio, Maira Kalman, Melissa Clark, and many more! Tablet’s list of the 100 most Jewish foods is not about the most popular Jewish foo…
The ecology book : [big ideas simply explained] / foreword by Tony Juniper.
"Explore ecology in this accessible introduction to how the natural world works and how we have started to understand the environment, ecosystems, and climate change. Using a bold, graphic-led approach, The Ecology Book explores and explains over 85 of t…
Bailey : no ordinary cat / Erin Merryn.
"Meet the extraordinary cat who's melting hearts around the world. What is it about Bailey that has cat lovers and non-cat lovers alike clamoring for more? Perhaps it's his monk-like patience, his incredible bond with his human family, or his penchant for…
The book of the moon : a guide to our closest neighbor / Maggie Aderin-Pocock.
How well do you know our closest neighbor? The moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the moon has a phenomenal power over the earth, with it's ability to create great waves, dictate …
American conspiracies and cover-ups : JFK, 9/11, the Fed, rigged elections, suppressed cancer cures, and the greatest conspiracies of our time / Douglas Cirignano.
Interviews with bestselling authors and conspiracy experts Jim Marrs, Noam Chomsky, G. Edward Griffin, and Others​ “Those intrepid souls seeking to peer deeper into America’s greatest conspiracies should start with Douglas Cirignano’s voluminous book. Pic…
The league of extraordinarily funny women : 50 trailblazers of comedy / Sheila Moeschen.
A celebration of the most groundbreaking women in comedy who used humor to shake up the status quo and change perceptions of gender and comedy forever. Step aside, Seinfeld. It's time for the brave, hilarious women of comedy to finally get the recognitio…
Zoo Nebraska : the dismantling of an American dream / Carson Vaughan.
A resonant true story of small-town politics and community perseverance and of decent people and questionable choices, Zoo Nebraska is a timely requiem for a rural America in the throes of extinction. Royal, Nebraska, population eighty-one—where the churc…
Dear mother : poems on the hot mess of motherhood / Bunmi Laditan.
"The first collection of poetry from Bunmi Laditan, bestselling author of Confessions of a Domestic Failure and creator of The Honest Toddler, capturing the honesty, rawness, sheer joy and total madness of motherhood. With the compassion and wit that have…
Empowering women : a guide to loving yourself, breaking rules, and bringing good into your life / Louise Hay.
The modern world is full of change and upheaval. However, in this inspirational book, Louise Hay reveals that true changes come from within. She points out that when we, as women, are willing to shift our internal ground, we operate on a much more expande…
Seculosity : how career, parenting, technology, food, politics, and romance became our new religion and what to do about it / David Zahl.
The religious impulse is easier to rebrand than to extinguish. Declining levels of church attendance causes us to believe more and more people are abandoning faith. What these polls fail to report is that the marketplace in replacement religion is booming…
Cantonese Chinese phrase book & dictionary / editor, Zara Sekhavati.
Clear, and packed with key words and phrases to help conversation, this pocket-sized Cantonese Chinese phrasebook and dictionary from Berlitz's trusted language experts is all you need to make yourself understood - and to understand others - when you're o…
Jim Harrison : the essential poems / edited by Joseph Bednarik.
"The Essential Poems of Jim Harrison is distilled from nearly 1,000 poems that appeared in fourteen volumes--from visionary lyrics and meditative suites to shape-shifting ghazals and prose-poem letters. Teeming throughout these pages are Harrison's legend…
English for everyone : English idioms / Thomas Booth.
"This fun and engaging visual guide to the most common and useful English idioms and phrases will help you understand and remember English idiomatic expressions and their meanings, making your English more fluent and natural. English for Everyone: English…
Aging backwards : fast track : 6 ways in 30 days to look and feel younger / Miranda Esmonde-White.
"In Aging Backwards: The Fast Track, Miranda offers readers systematic workouts to supplement and accelerate the original program, along with new information on the latest anti-aging science to help keep us strong, fully mobile, and looking and feeling yo…
Extremism / J.M. Berger.
A rising tide of extremist movements threaten to destabilize civil societies around the globe. It has never been more important to understand extremism, yet the dictionary definition-a logical starting point in a search for understanding-tells us only tha…
Up your score ACT :  the underground guide to outsmarting the ACT. 2016-2017 /  by Chris Arp and Veritas Tutors and Test Prep with Ava Chen, Jon Fish, and Zack Swafford ; illustrations by Julian Callos.
It’s the ACT’s turn. No longer considered a "regional" test and accepted at all four-year colleges throughout the United States, it’s the most popular college admissions test in the country. More than 1.8 million students from the class of 2013 took it. …
This America : the case for the nation / Jill Lepore.
"From the best-selling author of These Truths, a work that examines the dilemma of nationalism and the erosion of liberalism in the twenty-first century. At a time of much despair over the future of liberal democracy, Harvard historian Jill Lepore makes a…
After life : my journey from incarceration to freedom / Alice Marie Johnson with Nancy French; foreword by Kim Kardashian West.
"For he whole life Alice johnson had been an upstanding citizen, but in 1992, after an emotionally and financially tumultuious period left her with few options, she turned to creime as a way to pay off her mounting debts. Convicted in 1996 for her nonvio…
Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide / Tony Horwitz.
"The author retraces Frederick Law Olmsted's journey across the American South in the 1850s, on the eve of the Civil War. Olmsted roamed eleven states and six thousand miles, and the New York Times published his dispatches about slavery and its defenders.…
Comedy sex god / Pete Holmes.
Part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest, Comedy Sex God is a hilarious, profound, and enlightening romp around the fertile mind of stand-up stand-out, podcast king, and HBO superstar Pete Holmes.
In bloom : growing, harvesting, and arranging homegrown flowers all year round / Clare Nolan.
"Guide to planning, planting and maintaining home flower gardens. Provides instructions for styling displays for the home and for gifts"--Provided by publisher.
All the rage : mothers, fathers, and the myth of equal partnership / Darcy Lockman.
"In an era of seemingly unprecedented feminist activism, enlightenment, and change, data shows that one area of gender inequality stubbornly persists: the disproportionate amount of parental work that falls to women, no matter their background, class, or …
Ghosts of Gold Mountain : the epic story of the Chinese who built the transcontinental railroad / Gordon H. Chang.
"A groundbreaking, breathtaking history of the Chinese workers who built the Transcontinental Railroad, helping to forge modern America only to disappear into the shadows of history until now"--Provided by publisher.
The British are coming : the war for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 / Rick Atkinson.
"Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn and two other masterly books about World War II, has long been admired for his unparalleled ability to write deeply researched, stunningly vivid narrative history. Now he turns his atten…
Road atlas 2020 : United States, Canada, Mexico / Rand McNally.
"For generations, Rand McNally has been compiling accurate, detailed maps and travel information into the ultimate road trip accessory. The 2020 editions feature fully updated maps, mileage charts, road construction and tourism information, city detail m…
Childless living : the joys and challenges of life without children / Lisette Schuitemaker.
"An exploration of the self-fulfilling lives of people who, by chance or choice, have no children of their own Investigates the life choices people make around having children and alternate ways of finding purpose in life Based on a global survey …
Reforesting faith : what trees teach us about the nature of God and his love for us / Matthew Sleeth.
"The Bible talks about trees more than any living creation other than people. Perhaps you've missed the forest...and the trees. In this groundbreaking walk through Scripture, former physician and carpenter Dr. Matthew Sleeth makes the convincing case why …
We carry Kevan : six friends, three countries, no wheelchair / Kevan Chandler.
"Kevan is just one of the guys. It's impossible to know him and not become a little more excited about life. He is an inspiring man permeated by joy, unafraid of sorrow, full of vitality and life! His sense of humor is infectious and so is his story. He g…
The known, the secret, the forgotten : a memoir / Joan Wheelis.
"Crafted from slivers of reminiscence and reflection, Joan Wheelis's beautifully written memoir explores the intricacies of attachment and the perils of love and inevitable loss. We glimpse the author's childhood in San Francisco and her relationship with…
What no one tells you : a guide to your emotions from pregnancy to motherhood / Alexandra Sacks, MD, and Catherine Birndorf, MD.
"Your guide to the emotions of pregnancy and early motherhood, from two of America's top reproductive psychiatrists. With a combined thirty years of counseling new and expectant mothers, Dr. Sacks and Dr. Birndorf have seen firsthand how the pressure to b…
Our lost Declaration : America's fight against tyranny from King George to the deep state / Senator Mike Lee.
"Bestselling author and respected conservative Senator Mike Lee sheds new light on America's Declaration of Independence--and explains its relevance in the fight against big government today. Most Americans are familiar with the Constitution as an outlin…
Murphy's law / Jack Murphy.
"A heart-pounding military memoir from a former Army Ranger sniper and Special Operations weapon sergeant-turned-journalist about the incredible highs and devastating lows of his career."--Provided by publisher.
Elevated : the global rise of the N.B.A. / by the staff of the New York Times ; edited and annotated by Harvey Araton.
"Howard Beck. Marc Stein. Jonathan Abrams. Chris Broussard. Ira Berkow. George Vecsey. Mike Wise. Selena Roberts. Lee Jenkins. All have graced the pages of The New York Times, entertaining readers with their probing coverage of the N.B.A.: a stage on whic…
Left to their own devices : how digital natives are reshaping the American dream / Julie M. Albright ; foreword by Thomas Dolby, musician, technology innovator, and author of The speed of sound.
"A sociologist explores the many ways that digital natives' interaction with technology has changed their relationship with people, places, jobs, and other stabilizing structures and created a new way of life that is at odds with the American Dream of pas…
The tiny journalist : poems / Naomi Shihab Nye.
"Internationally beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye places her Palestinian American identity center stage in her latest full-length poetry collection for adults. The collection is inspired by the story of Janna Jihad Ayyad, the 'Youngest Journalist in Palestin…
Don't just sit there! : 44 insights to get your meditation practice off the cushion and into the real world / Biet Simkin.
"Discover the forty-four laws of life that are the missing link between the desire to meditate and the motivation needed to maintain a regular meditation practice, process the emotional fallout of meditative experiences, and find spiritual fulfillment. M…
Walt Disney World hacks : 350+ park secrets for making the most of your Walt Disney World vacation / Susan Veness.
"Let Walt Disney World Hacks show you how to meet your favorite characters, eat the best and most iconic food the park has to offer, and enjoy your favorite rides. With helpful and practical tips such as starting at the back of the park to avoid crowds, p…
Queen of the mountaineers : the trailblazing life of Fanny Bullock Workman / Cathryn J. Prince.
"Fanny Bullock Workman was a complicated and restless woman who defied the rigid Victorian morals she found as restrictive as a corset. With her frizzy brown hair tucked under a topee, Workman was a force on the mountain and off. Instrumental in breaking …
Vote for US : how to take back our elections and change the future of voting / Joshua A. Douglas.
"An expert on US election law presents an encouraging assessment of current efforts to make our voting system more accessible, reliable, and effective"-- Provided by publisher.
The power of the double / Ryan LeStrange.
"There are things the enemy has snatched from your life, but God desires to give it back to you in double-double capacity. He desires to bless you so hugely that there is massive overflow in your life. Believe God not just for restoration but for a double…
The new guide to North Carolina beaches : all you need to know to explore and enjoy Currituck, Calabash, and everywhere between / Glenn Morris.
"'The new guide to North Carolina beaches' is an invaluable resource for every coastal traveler in the Tar Heel State. This descriptive guide to North Carolina's coastal counties goes far beyond the basics to showcase all that the seaside has to offer, fr…
The art of is : improvising as a way of life / Stephen Nachmanovitch.
"A multi-media artist and noted musician explores the value of improvisation in art, work, and relationships, illustrating his insights with personal experiences and quotes from great thinkers, past and present"--Provided by publisher.
The road to Charleston : Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution / John Buchanan.
"A sequel to the author's The road to Guilford Courthouse, The road to Charleston is a narrative history of the second half of the critical Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War, which begins shortly after the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, March 178…
The League of Wives : the untold story of the women who took on the U.S. government to bring their husbands home / Heath Hardage Lee.
"The true story of the fierce band of women who battled Washington--and Hanoi--to bring their husbands home from the jungles of Vietnam. On February 12, 1973, one hundred and fifteen men who, just six years earlier, had been high flying Navy and Air Force…
All ships follow me : a family memoir of war across three continents / Mieke Eerkens.
"In March 1942, Mieke Eerken's father was a ten-year-old boy living in the Dutch East Indies. When the Japanese invade the island he was interned in a concentration camp, where he is forced to do hard labor for three years. Meanwhile, across the globe, po…
The unwanted : America, Auschwitz, and a village caught in between / Michael Dobbs.
"The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape the Nazis, and an illuminating account of America's struggle with the refugee crisis caused by the rise of Hitler. Official tie-in to the U.S. Holocaust Muse…
The cost of these dreams : sports stories and other serious business / Wright Thompson.
"Whether it be Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods or Pat Riley or Urban Meyer, Wright Thompson strips the away the self-serving myths and fantasies to reveal his characters in full. There are fascinating common denominators: it may not be the case that every s…
Dementia reimagined : building a life of joy and dignity from beginning to end / Tia Powell, MD.
"The cultural and medical history of dementia and Alzheimer's disease by a leading psychiatrist and bioethicist who urges us to turn our focus from cure to care. Despite being a physician and a bioethicist, Tia Powell wasn't prepared to address the chall…
The gift of a happy mother : letting go of perfection and embracing everyday joy / Rebecca Eanes.
"A supportive guide that gives busy moms permission to care for themselves, from a popular parenting blogger with one million Facebook followers "Would you rather have a perfect mom, or a happy one?" This is the question that popular parenting blogger Re…
God's favorites : Judaism, Christianity, and the myth of divine chosenness / Michael Coogan.
"A noted scholar looks at how the biblical concept of a chosen people developed and has been exploited by groups throughout history"--Provided by publisher.
Saga of Chief Joseph / Helen Addison Howard ; new introduction by Nicole Tonkovich ; maps and illustrations by George D. McGrath.
"In "Saga of Chief Joseph," Helen Addison Howard has written the definitive biography of the great Nez Perce chief, a diplomat among warriors. In times of war and peace, Chief Joseph exhibited gifts of the first rank as a leader for peace and tribal liber…
Scared violent like horses : poems / John McCarthy.
"A deeply personal examination of violent masculinity, driven by a yearning for more compassionate ways of being. "--Amazon.com
The most effective ways to live longer : the surprising, unbiased truth about what you should do to prevent disease, feel great, and have optimum health and longevity / Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S. with Beth Traylor, M.D. FAAFP.
Don't just live longer--live better! The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer provides a road map to a longer, healthier life, advocating key strategies for the food, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments that will keep us going stronger, longer. With thes…
Viral parenting : a guide to setting boundaries, building trust, and raising responsible kids in an online world / Mindy McKnight.
"Is my child too young for a phone? How do I keep cyber bullies away from my family? What's a tapback and am I doing it right? With the onset of the digital era, the rules and language of parenting have changed dramatically. Gone are the days of one p…
Geek girls don't cry : real-life lessons from fictional female characters / Andrea Towers.
"What does it mean to be strong? Pop culture heroines are strong not just because they fight villains, but because they deal with the same issues we face in real life--addictions, fears, traumas, and other struggles. And with the help of these character…
Nine lies about work : a freethinking leader's guide to the real world / Marcus Buckingham, Ashley Goodall.
You crave feedback. Your organization's culture is the key to its success. Strategic planning is essential. Your competencies should be measured and your weaknesses shored up. Leadership is a thing. These may sound like basic truths of our work lives…
Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery / Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus Dean.
"The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly inimical to human life. He describes navigating the extreme c…
The poetry of impermanence, mindfulness, and joy / edited by John Brehm.
"Over 125 poetic companions for all life's ups and downs. The Buddha once told a disciple that good spiritual friends are the whole of holy life. The poems expertly gathered here offer all that one might hope for in such spiritual friendship: wisdom, comp…
Alexander Hamilton / Ron Chernow.
"Ron Chernow vividly re-creates the whole sweep of Alexander Hamilton's turbulent life--his exotic, brutal upbringing; his titanic feuds with celebrated rivals; his pivotal role in defining the shape of the federal government; his schocking illicit romanc…