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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Gellhorn : a twentieth-century life / Caroline Moorehead.
"Martha Gellhorn's heroic career as a reporter brought her to the front lines of virtually every significant international conflict between the Spanish Civil War and the end of the Cold War. The preeminent-and often the only-female correspondent on the sc…
"Up and down the Great Lakes, wherever captains and seamen met, one of the chief topics of conversation is still the Great Storm—the worst disaster in Great Lakes history. By men of the Lakes, November 9, 1913 will always be remembered as Black Sunday, fo…
Courage and consequence : my life as a conservative in the fight / Karl Rove.
From the moment he set foot on it, Karl Rove has rocked America's political stage. He ran the national College Republicans at 22, and turned a Texas dominated by Democrats into a bastion for Republicans. He launched George W. Bush to national renown by un…
Identity's architect : a biography of Erik H. Erikson / Lawrence J. Friedman.
"The writing and ideas of Erik Erikson have had a remarkably lasting influence on our culture. Erikson's fascination with India and with Gandhi earned him the Pulitzer Prize for his book Gandhi's Truth and foreshadowed the contemporary West's growing inte…
Byron : child of passion, fool of fame / Benita Eisler.
"Benita Eisler offers a fuller and more complex vision than we have yet been afforded of George Gordon, Lord Byron. Eisler reexamines his poetic achievement in the context of his extraordinary life: the shameful and traumatic childhood; the swashbuckling…
Picture history of Flint : the Flint journal centennial, 1876-1976 / edited by Lawrence R. Gustin.
"How did a small city, with no particular advantage in natural resources or geographic location, becom ethe birthplace of one of the world's largest industrial empires? The story of the beginning of a local autombile enterprise that became a world indust…
A prison diary / Jeffrey Archer.
"On July 19, 2001, following a conviction for perjury, international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer was sentenced to four years in prison. A Prison Diary, Purgatory and Heaven are the memoirs of his life as Prisoner FF8282–from the first three weeks of…
Traveling mercies : some thoughts on faith / Anne Lamott.
"The people in Anne Lamott’s real life are like beloved characters in a favorite series for her readers–her friend Pammy, her son, Sam, and the many funny and wise folks who attend her church are all familiar. And Traveling Mercies is a welcome return to …
Napoleon & Marie Louise : the Emperor's second wife / Alan Palmer.
"'Archduchesses have always been disastrous for France,' Napoleon once remarked, yet in 1810 he married Archduchess Marie Louise, the 18-year-old daughter of his lifelong enemy, the Emperor of Austria. On January 5, 1810, she had read in the newspapers of…
"This is a book about the Grand Traverse region of Michigan and the pioneers, lumberjacks, sailors and others who made its history. Its vivid tales and anecdotes reveal an unforgettably beautiful country with a rich historic past. The author, a practici…
Painting below zero : notes on a life in art / James Rosenquist with David Dalton.
"From James Rosenquist, one of our most iconic pop artists—along with Andy Warhol, Jim Dine, Claes Oldenburg, and Roy Lichtenstein—comes this candid and fascinating memoir. Unlike these artists, Rosenquist often works in three-dimensional forms, with high…
The book of New Israeli food : a culinary journey / Janna Gur ; photography, Eilon Paz ; contributing writers Rami Hann [and 3 others]
"n Gur’s captivating introduction, she describes Israeli food as a product of diverse cultures: the Jews of the Diaspora, settling in a homeland that was new to them, brought their far-flung cuisines to the table even as they looked to their Arab neighbor…
The philosopher's kitchen : recipes from ancient Greece and Rome for the modern cook / Francine Segan ; photographs by Tim Turner.
"'Pleasure is the beginning and end of living happily,' said the Greek philosopher Epicurus two thousand years ago. Certainly the dazzlingly varied, subtly seasoned cuisine of ancient Greece and Rome measured up to the highest standards of eating pleasure…
Crafting handmade shoes : great-looking shoes, sandals, slippers & boots / Sharon Raymond.
"Make shoes that look stylish and feel great! Once you create your first beautiful pair, it won't be your last. The basic techniques are simple enough for beginners. And it's fun to make shoes distinctively yours--through your choice of materials and the …
Motorcycle modifying : the definitive guide / by Pete Gill.
"Aimed at the Superbike owner, this book discusses the pros and cons of fitting bolt-on aftermarket products, how to select the right items for your bike and how to fit them. Typical items have been fitted in the the Haynes workshop and their procedure c…
The sweet life : diabetes without boundaries / Sam Talbot.
"Sam Talbot is a professional chef, Top Chef contestant, restaurateur, surfer, painter, philanthropist, and, since the age of 12, type 1 diabetic. Yet he has not let the disease stop him from living a rich life packed with energy, adventure, and achieveme…
Adversaries into allies : win people over without manipulation or coercion / Bob Burg.
"In the bestselling book The Go-Giver, Bob Burg and John David Mann revolutionized the way we think about success via one very simple lesson: 'Shifting one’s focus from getting to giving (constantly and consistently providing value to others) is both very…
Latvian-English, English-Latvian dictionary / M. Sosāre & I. Borzvalka.
"This completely modern dictionary contains 16,000 entries and includes phrases and idiomatic expressions. Phonetic transcription is given in the English-Latvian section. Clear and comrehensive, this dictionary will prove an invaluable communication too…
Lion of the Senate : when Ted Kennedy rallied the Democrats in a GOP congress / Nick Littlefield and David Nexon.
"The November 1994 election swept a new breed of Republicans into control of the United States Congress. Led by Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, the Republicans were determined to enact a radically conservative agenda that would reshape American govern…
Cooking in the moment : a year of seasonal recipes / Andrea Reusing.
"For Andrea Reusing—an award-winning chef, a leader in the sustainable agriculture movement, and a working mother—“cooking in the moment” simply means focusing on one meal at a time. Tender spring broccoli given a smoky char on the grill, a summer berry p…
"This family album chronicles [the American Motor Corporation's] story with a total of 563 photographs of the automobiles and other motor vehicles produced within a span of nearly seven decades by today's American Motors and its many predecssor companies.…
The Bonus Army : an American epic / Paul Dickson and Thomas B. Allen.
In the Depression summer of 1932, some 45,000 veterans of World War I descended on Washington to demand the bonus promised them eight years earlier for their wartime service. They lived in shantytowns, white and black together, protested and rallied for t…
Rust in peace : the inside story of the Megadeth masterpiece / Dave Mustaine with Joel Selvin ; foreword by Slash.
"Rust in Peace details the making of Megadeth's iconic record, which was released in 1990, at an incredible time of flux and creativity in the rock world. Relayed by the lead vocalist and guitarist of Megadeth himself, Dave Mustaine, the book covers the p…
Spirit of place : artists, writers and the British landscape / Susan Owens.
" When we look at the landscape, what do we see? Do we experience the view over a valley or dappled sunlight on a path in the same way as those who were there before us? We have altered the countryside in innumerable ways over the last thousand years, and…
Howdunit! : a masterclass in crime writing by members of the detection club / conceived and edited by Martin Edwards.
"Ninety crime writers from the world’s oldest and most famous crime writing network give tips and insights into successful crime and thriller fiction. Howdunit offers a fresh perspective on the craft of crime writing from leading exponents of the genre, p…
The search for John Lennon : the life, loves, and death of a rock star / Lesley-Ann Jones.
"Late on December 8th, 1980, the world abruptly stopped turning for millions, as news broke that the world's most beloved musician had been gunned down in cold blood in New York City. The most iconic Beatle left behind an unrivaled body of music and legio…
Light for the world to see / Kwame Alexander.
Presents a collection of three powerful poems that take on racism and Black resistance in America.
Long time coming : reckoning with race in America / Michael Eric Dyson.
"The night of May 25, 2020 changed America. George Floyd, a 43-year-old Black man, was killed during an arrest in Minneapolis when a white cop kept his knee on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes - as Floyd cried out again and again, 'I can't breathe.…
The greatest secret / Rhonda Byrne.
Shares the most direct way out for those experiencing hardship and the path to end pain and suffering endured by so many, and shines a light on a future without anxiety or fear.
Barack before Obama : life before the presidency / David Katz ; foreword by Barack Obama.
"A personal, intimate, photographic celebration of President Barack Obama in the years prior to his presidency, from friend and former aide David Katz"--Provided by publisher.
The patriots : Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the making of America / Winston Groom.
"When the Revolutionary War ended in victory, there remained the stupendous problem of how to establish a workable democratic government in the vast, newly independent country. Three key Founding Fathers played significant roles: John Adams, Thomas Jeffer…
The power of Adrienne Rich : a biography / Hilary Holladay.
"The first biography of the internationally acclaimed lesbian-feminist poet and essayist Adrienne Rich. One of the most prominent and influential intellectuals of the latter half of the twentieth century, poet and essayist Adrienne Rich remains a timely a…
No one asked for this / Cazzie David.
"For Cazzie David, the world is one big trapdoor leading to death, despair, and social phobia. From shame spirals cause by hookups to panic attacks about being alive and everyone else having to be alive too, David chronicles her life's most chaotic moment…
A good bake : the art and science of making perfect pastries, cakes, cookies, pies, and breads at home / Melissa Weller with Carrolynn Carreño ; photographs by Johnny Miller.
"A comprehensive baking bible for the twenty-first century from the James Beard nominee who has redefined American baking. With 120 scientifically grounded recipes for sweet and savory baked goods anyone can master"--Provided by publisher.
People who love to eat are always the best people : and other wisdom / Julia Child.
"A collection of Julia Child's quotations"--Provided by publisher.
Saving freedom : Truman, the Cold War, and the fight for western civilization / Joe Scarborough.
"History called on Harry Truman to unite the Western world against Soviet communism, but first he had to rally Republicans and Democrats behind America’s most dramatic foreign policy shift since George Washington delivered his farewell address. How did on…
The complete plant based cookbook : 500 inspired, flexible recipes for eating well without meat / America's Test Kitchen.
"500 Inspired, Flexible Recipes for Eating Well without Meat"--Provided by publisher.
Badass habits : cultivate the awareness, boundaries, and daily upgrades you need to make them stick / Jen Sincero.
The motivational coach and best-selling author of You Are a Badass shares illustrative case studies to outline a step-by-step, 21-day guide for overcoming self-sabotaging behaviors while cultivating habits that support healthy priorities and personal goal…
The farmer's daughter bakes : cakes, pies, crisps & more for every fruit on the farm / Kelsey Siemens.
"Savor the flavors of every season with beautiful baked goods. Bake along with Kelsey Siemens, creator of The Farmer's Daughter blog and full-time apple farmer at her family's orchard. In this inspiring collection, she shares the ins and out of a year on …
Custom shawls for the curious and creative knitter / Kate Atherley & Kim McBrien Evans.
"Kate Atherley and Kim McBrien Evans aim to equip adventurous knitters with the skills to knit and create shawls and wraps of all shapes and sizes and to help them forge their own shawl-knitting paths. Tips and tutorials address the technical aspects of s…
Chicken soup for the soul : Christmas is in the air : 101 stories about the most wonderful time of the year / Amy Newmark.
"Get into the holiday spirit with these magical stories of family and friends… giving and sharing… joy and blessings! Prepare to be inspired by these magical tales of giving, gratitude, and kindness. You’ll also pick up some creative ways to make your own…
Beautifully broken : an unlikely journey of faith / Josh Wetzel, Paige Wetzel ; forward by Travis Mills.
"Paige received the phone call that every military wife prays will never come. Her husband, Army Sergeant Josh Wetzel, stepped on an improvised explosive device while patrolling in Afghanistan. The blast resulted in the immediate loss of his legs. His sur…
Cosmic flow : a creative guide to harnessing the rhythm of the moon / Nikki Strange.
"Get into flow with the rhythm of the moon in this interactive journal, filled with creative mindful prompts to help you tap into the energy of the moon as it ebbs and flows throughout the month. Cosmic flow shows you how to live intuitively with the moon…
The little book of Christmas joy : true holiday stories to nourish the heart / [compiled by] Jennifer Basye Sander.
"A moving tribute to the true meaning of Christmas, this charming holiday collection features over fifty true stories that will make you laugh, cry and remind you that the greatest gifts in life can't be wrapped"--Cover page [4].
Windcliff : a story of people, plants, and gardens / Daniel J. Hinkley ; photography by Claire Takacs.
"Daniel Hinkley is widely recognized as one of the foremost modern plant explorers and one of the world's leading plant collectors. He has created two outstanding private gardens—Heronswood and Windcliff. Both gardens, and the story of how one begat the o…
Operation moonglow : a political history of project Apollo / Teasel Muir-Harmony.
"The moon landing was an important moment in history, but many forget what was happening behind the scenes—discover the groundbreaking political history of the Apollo program in this riveting exploration of America’s space missions. Since July 1969, Neil …
How can it be gluten free cookbook collection : 350+ groundbreaking recipes for all your favorites.
"Here are 350+ foolproof recipes that raised the bar on gluten-free cooking and baking along with the test kitchen's reveiews of gluten-free products, information about store-bought blends, and how to stock a gluten-free pantry. Expand your repertoire wi…
This time next year we'll be laughing  : a memoir / Jacqueline Winspear.
"After sixteen novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly restrained, her memoir tackles such difficult, poignant, and fascinating fami…
A demon-haunted land : witches, wonder doctors, and the ghosts of the past in post-WWII Germany / Monica Black.
"In the aftermath of World War II, a succession of mass supernatural events swept through a war-torn Germany. As millions were afflicted by a host of seemingly incurable maladies (including blindness and paralysis), waves of apocalyptic rumors crashed ove…
Awaking wonder : opening your child's heart to the beauty of learning / Sally Clarkson.
"For years, parents worldwide have asked beloved author Sally Clarkson how she and her husband have ignited a love for learning and a deep faith in their children. They want to know how the Clarksons launched their children to live such vibrant, flourishi…
The seekers : meetings with remarkable musicians (and other artists) / John Densmore ; foreword by Viggo Mortensen.
"Whether it's the curiosity that blossoms after we listen to our favorite band's newest record, or the sheer admiration we feel after watching a knockout performance, many of us have experienced art so pure--so innovative--that we can't help but wonder af…
The moth and the mountain : a true story of love, war, and Everest / Ed Caesar.
"In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Mount Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceives his own crazy, beautiful plan: he will fly a plane from England to Everest, crash-land on its…
Dog's best friend : the story of an unbreakable bond / Simon Garfield.
"Ludo is a dog--Simon Garfield's beloved black Labrador retriever, one of millions of canines who have become integral parts of our lives. But how did the dog become top dog? How did these faithful animals come to assist us not only in hunting, but in bom…
A promised land / Barack Obama.
"In the first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the l…
The butler speaks : a guide to stylish entertaining, etiquette, and the art of good housekeeping / Charles MacPherson.
"Widely considered a world expert in butlering, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of household management in this wonderfully illustrated style, entertainment and etiquette guide. For anyone who rents or owns–be it a small urban condo or a lavish…
In the womb : animals / Michael Sims.
Shows and explains the prenatal development of dogs, dolphins, kanagroos, and elephants.
Break 'em up : recovering our freedom from big ag, big tech, and big money / Zephyr Teachout ; foreword by Bernie Sanders.
"A passionate attack on the monopolies that are throttling American democracy. Every facet of American life is being overtaken by big platform monopolists like Facebook, Google, and Bayer (which has merged with the former agricultural giant Monsanto), res…
MacOS Catalina in easy steps : for all Macs (iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro and MacBook) with macOS Catalina (v 10.15) / Nick Vandome.
Covers the latest operating system that runs the sophisticated Mac desktop and laptop computers. This concise guide will get you up and running in no time, and then it'll take you through the key features to help you use your Mac to do more
See you at the campground : a guide to discovering community, connection, and a happier family in the great outdoors / by Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi.
"New parents Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi worried their days of traveling were over—with full-time jobs and infant twins, taking time off to go exploring hardly seemed possible. But they missed the way that travel brought them closer together and knew it …
Ghostways : two journeys in unquiet places / Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood, and Dan Richards.
"A hauntingly beautiful diptych of works inspired by Robert Macfarlane's travels with celebrated collaborators to two eerie corners of England. In Holloway, 'a perfect miniature prose-poem' (William Dalrymple), Macfarlane, artist Stanley Donwood, and writ…
No time like the future : an optimist considers mortality / Michael J. Fox.
"The entire world knows Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, the teenage sidekick of Doc Brown in Back to the Future; as Alex P. Keaton in Family Ties; as Mike Flaherty in Spin City; and through numerous other movie roles and guest appearances on shows such as …
Our only home : a climate appeal to the world / His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Franz Alt.
"Saving the climate is our common duty. With each passing day, climate change is causing Pacific islands to disappear into the sea, accelerating the extinction of species at alarming proportions and aggravating a water shortage that has affected the entir…
Frontier follies : adventures in marriage & motherhood in the middle of nowhere / Ree Drummond.
"Ree unveils real goings-on in the Drummond house and around the ranch. In stories brimming with the lively wit and humor found in her cookbooks and her bestselling love story, The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels, Ree pulls back the curtain a…
The Aeneid / Virgil ; translated by J.W. Mackail ; with an afterword by Coco Stevenson.
"Virgil's epic tale tells the story of Aeneas, a Trojan hero who flees his city after its fall with his father Anchises and his young son Ascanius--for Aeneas is destined to found Rome and father the Roman race. As Aeneas journeys closer to his goal, he …
Uncommon ground : living faithfully in a world of difference / Timothy Keller & John Inazu.
"How can Christians today interact with those around them in a way that shows respect to those whose beliefs are radically different but that also remains faithful to the gospel? Timothy Keller and John Inazu bring together illuminating stories - their ow…
Mid-century modern women in the visual arts / illustrated by Ellen Surrey ; edited by Gloria Fowler
A artistic tribute to 25 influential mid-century women featuring a quote and a original, colorful, and hand-painted painted portrait reflecting each woman's contribution to the visual arts. Includes a short biography on each person
A year at Brandywine cottage : six seasons of beauty, bounty, and blooms / David L. Culp ; with Denise Cowie ; photographs by Rob Cardillo.
"David Culp has spent more than 30 years creating a sensational year-round garden that provides an abundance of joy, both indoors and out. Here, he urges home gardeners to do the same in their own space. Culp's fresh ideas and trusted advice fill this eng…
Trejo's tacos : recipes and stories from L.A. / by Danny Trejo ; with Hugh Garvey ; photographs by Ed Anderson.
"Long before he was a Hollywood star, Danny Trejo used to joke with his mom that they should open a restaurant. A few arrests, a couple boxing championships, and more than 300 movies later, Hollywood’s favorite bad guy did just that with Trejo’s Tacos. Hi…
Weight-loss hero : transform your mind and your body with a healthy Keto lifestyle / Christine Carter.
"Christine Carter has been where you are. She knows what it's like to try diet after diet, only to fail again--and feel even worse about yourself than when you started. Christine finally discovered this amazing truth: lasting weight loss begins in the min…
I die each time I hear the sound / by Mike Doughty.
"In this highly original gathering of autobiographical stories, the musician and writer Mike Doughty, in his inimitable voice, sends dispatches from a touring musician's peripatetic life, vividly recalling moments when profound musical experiences made hi…
I want to be where the normal people are / Rachel Bloom.
"Rachel Bloom has felt out of place her whole life, whether in the hallowed halls of Manhattan Beach Middle School or on Twitter. Singled out by teachers, dumped by weird boyfriends, and ridiculed by roommates who were just trying to get some sleep, she k…
Dolly Parton, songteller : my life in lyrics / Dolly Parton ; with Robert K. Oermann.
"This landmark volume explores the remarkable life and lyrics of the one and only dolly Parton. For decades, Dolly Parton has charmed the world with her distinct voice, iconic performances, and vivacious personality. The composer of over three thousand so…
A wealth of pigeons / a cartoon collection by Harry Bliss and Steve Martin.
"'I've always looked upon cartooning as comedy's last frontier. I have done stand-up, sketches, movies, monologues, awards show introductions, sound bites, blurbs, talk show appearances, and tweets, but the idea of a one-panel image with or without a capt…
Waste : one woman's fight against America's dirty secret / Catherine Coleman Flowers ; foreword by Bryan Stevenson.
"Catherine Flowers grew up in Lowndes County, Alabama, a place that's been called 'Bloody Lowndes' because of its violent, racist history. Once the epicenter of the voting rights struggle, today it's Ground Zero for a new movement that is Flowers's life's…
HRH : so many thoughts on royal style / Elizabeth Holmes.
"The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex are global style icons. With their every fashion choice chronicled and celebrated, Kate and Meghan purposefully select clothes to send messages about their values, interests, and priorities. Their though…
How did I get here? : a memoir / Bruce McCall.
"The definitive memoir of the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist and former Saturday Night Live writer, tracing his journey from rural Ontario to New York City success. From snowbound, post-World War II Ontario winters to Mad Men-era New York City to the ha…
Stuff you should know : an incomplete compendium of mostly interesting things / Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant with Nils Parker.
"Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant started the podcast Stuff You Should Know back in 2008 because they were curious—curious about the world around them, curious about what they might have missed in their formal educations, and curious to dig deeper on stuff the…
Murder of innocence : true-crime thrillers / James Patterson.
"Murder of Innocence: It’s impossible to resist Andrew Luster. He’s rich, charming, and good-looking, and dozens of women have fallen under his spell. But Andrew is no mere womanizer. He’s a predator, and it’ll take a global effort to put him behind bars.…
White fright : the sexual panic at the heart of America's racist history / Jane Dailey.
"In White Fright, acclaimed historian Jane Dailey offers a radical reinterpretation of the fight for African American rights, showing how that fight has been closely bound, both in terms of law and in the white imagination, to the question of interracial …
The 7 habits of highly effective people : powerful lessons in personal change / Stephen R. Covey ; foreword by Jim Collins.
"This beloved classic presents a principle-centered approach for solving both personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and practical anecdotes, Stephen R. Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, hones…
Incredible one-pot cooking : easy, delicious recipes for exciting meal--without the mess / Megan Marlowe.
"Recipes your family (and dishwasher) will love. Here to make dinnertime simple, easy and above all delicious is Megan Marlowe, founder of Strawberry Blondie Kitchen. As a busy mom of two, she knows how hard it is to whip up tasty meals for the whole fami…
Green : plants for small spaces, indoors and out / Jason Chongue.
"In Green, Jason Chongue explains and simplifies how to curate and look after plants in small urban spaces. He provides a practical and personal guide to creating urban gardens and styling with plants, perfect for a range of environments and climates, ins…
Women's bodies, women's wisdom : creating physical and emotional health and healing / Christiane Northrup, M.D.
"Emphasizing the body’s innate wisdom and ability to heal, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom covers the entire range of women’s health—from the first menstrual period through menopause. It includes updated information on pregnancy, labor, and birth, sexualit…
Mindful pregnancy : meditation, yoga, hypnobirthing, natural remedies, nutrition : trimester by trimester / Tracy Donegan.
"Enjoy a natural, positive, stress-free pregnancy. Trimester by trimester, this beautiful book gives you safe yoga, meditation, natural remedies, nutrition, and hypnobirthing techniques to match your stage of pregnancy. Encouraging, practical advice from …
A hero on Mount St. Helens : the life and legacy of David A. Johnston / Melanie Holms ; foreword by Jeff Renner.
"Serendipity placed David Johnston on Mount St. Helens when the volcano rumbled to life in March 1980. Throughout that ominous spring, Johnston was part of a team that conducted scientific research that underpinned warnings about the mountain. Those warni…
Chocolate is forever : classic cakes, cookies, pastries, pies, puddings, candies, confections, and more / Maida Heatter ; illustrations by Alice Oehr ; foreword by David Lebovitz.
"Maida Heatter is one of the most trusted and beloved cookbook authors of all time. Her recipes, each a modern classic, have inspired extraordinary bakers such as Dorie Greenspan, Christina Tosi, and David Lebovitz, whose foreword introduces the joy of ba…
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"Your journey starts here. Featuring DK's much-loved maps and illustrations, walks and information, plus all new, full-colour photography, this 100% updated guide to USA brings you the best of this dynamic country in a brand-new, lightweight format. What'…
Ripley's believe it or not! : beyond the bizarre! / Geoff Tibballs.
Features strange stories, feats, and oddities from all over the world, including a cat with twenty-eight toes and a man who lived in a sand castle.
Forgiving what you can't forget : discover how to move on, make peace with painful memories, and create a life that's beautiful again / Lysa TerKeurst.
"You deserve to stop suffering because of what other people have done to you. Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind? You know you can't go on like this, but you don't know what to do next. Lysa…
The sediments of time : my lifelong search for the past / Meave Leakey with Samira Leakey.
"In The Sediments of Time, preeminent paleoanthropologist Meave Leakey brings us along on her remarkable journey to reveal the diversity of our early pre-human ancestors and how past climate change drove their evolution. She offers a fresh account of our …
The 10 greatest conspiracies of all time / Brad Meltzer, with Keith Ferrell.
"Wanted: the truth. It’s an irresistible combination: Brad Meltzer, a master storyteller, counting down the world’s top 10 most intriguing stories—the great conspiracies, from Leonardo da Vinci’s stolen prophecy to the Kennedy assassination. Adapted from …
A zero waste life in thirty days / Anita Vandyke ; [line drawings by Louisa Maggio ; watercolor illustrations by Melissa Stefanovski].
"Anita Vandyke wants to show you that by living a zero waste life, you actually gain more - more time, more money and more life. A Zero Waste Life is the ultimate guide to radically reducing your waste, without losing your lifestyle. In her thirty-day cha…
Ignite your light : a sunrise-to-moonlight guide to feeling joyful, resilient, and lit from within / Jolene Hart.
"Whether it's fresh flowers, old family photos, an intense sweat session, or a good friend, we all have things that light us up, that shift our energy and help us thrive. Ignite Your Light helps you shine, with the support of 13 key energy influencers in …
A terrible secret : scared for her safety, Tilly places herself into foster care. A shocking true story / Cathy Glass.
"Tilly hates her stepfather, Dave. He abuses her mother, but she refuses to leave him. Frightened for her own safety, Tilly asks to go into foster care and is placed with Cathy. Tilly arrives with a graze on her cheek and Cathy becomes increasingly concer…
Joie de vivre : simple French style for everyday living / Robert Arbor and Katherine Whiteside ; photographs by Tam Tran.
"When it comes to making the most of life, nobody does it better than the French. Now, with Joie de Vivre, an inspired fusion of art, style, recipes, and easy-to-implement ideas, anyone can feel like they spent a weekend in the French countryside, no matt…
Colorado : scenic drives, national parks, best hikes / Terri Cook.
"From its aspen-studded mesas to the towering Rockies, Colorado's diverse landscape inspires adventure. This book gives you the strategies you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you: Road-trip itineraries based on the amount of time you have ; Recr…
Top 10 Toronto / authors, Lorraine Johnson, Barbara Hopkinson.
“A contemporary and dynamic metropolis, Toronto has world-renowned museums and galleries, a celebrated food scene, the evocative Distillery Historic District and a generous assortment of shopping opportunities and family attractions – all within striking-…
Rick Steves Scotland / Rick Steves with Cameron Hewitt.
Make the most of every day and every dollar. Bustling Edinburgh and friendly Glasgow. Killted bagpipers, whisky tastings, and sheepdog shows. Rugged Highlands, remote islands, and windswept moors. Scotland has all that and more. In this book, Rick Steves …
How to slowly kill yourself and others in America : essays / Kiese Laymon.
"This new edition of award-winning author Kiese Laymon’s first work of nonfiction looks inward, drawing heavily on the author and his family’s experiences, while simultaneously examining the world—Mississippi, the South, the United States—that has shaped …
The women I think about at night : traveling the paths of my heroes / Mia Kankimäki ; translated by Douglas Robinson.
"What can a fortysomething childless woman do? Bored with her life and feeling stuck, MIa Kankimäki leaves her job, sells her apartment, and decides to travel the world, following the paths of her 'guardian angels'--explorers and artists from history who …
Uncomfortable conversations with a black man / Emmanuel Acho.
"In Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, Acho takes on all the questions, large and small, insensitive and taboo, many white Americans are afraid to ask--yet which all Americans need the answers to, now more than ever. With the same open-hearted …
30-minute low-carb dinners : 75 easy-to-prepare meals that are healthy, delicious and fast / Valerie Azinge.
"Cut the carbs, not the flavor. Completely redefine what it means to cook low-carb meals with these 75 tasty dinner recipes that are ready to eat in under 30 minutes. Valarie Azinge, founder of My Digital Kitchen, takes all the stress out of cooking healt…
Cynical theories : how activist scholarship made everything about race, gender, and identity-and why this harms everybody / Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay.
"Have you heard that language is violence and that science is sexist? Have you read that certain people shouldn’t practice yoga or cook Chinese food? Or been told that being obese is healthy, that there is no such thing as biological sex, or that only whi…
Strongmen : Mussolini to the present / Ruth Ben-Ghiat.
"What modern authoritarian leaders have in common (and how they can be stopped). Ours is the age of authoritarian rulers: self-proclaimed saviors of the nation who evade accountability while robbing their people of resources and corroding or destroying de…
Wintering : the power of rest and retreat in difficult times / Katherine May.
"An intimate, revelatory book exploring the ways we can care for and repair ourselves when life knocks us down. Sometimes you slip through the cracks: unforeseen circumstances like an abrupt illness, the death of a loved one, a break up, or a job loss can…
We keep the dead close : a murder at Harvard and a half century of silence / Becky Cooper.
"1969: the height of counterculture and the year universities would seek to curb the unruly spectacle of student protest the winter that Harvard University would begin the tumultuous process of merging with Radcliffe, its all-female sister school and the …
Answers in the form of questions : a definitive history and insider's guide to Jeopardy! / Claire McNear; foreword by Ken Jennings.
"For 36 years, Jeopardy! has been a TV mainstay. In that time, it has become a deeply entrenched American tradition and the sort of cross-generational touchstone the likes of which are few and far between in modern television -- a show beloved by everyone…
Kid in the kitchen : 100 recipes and tips for young home cooks / Melissa Clark with Daniel Gercke ; photographs by David Malosh.
"The New York Times Food columnist and beloved home cooking authority, Melissa Clark, spins 100 all-new recipes for a robust new audience of home chefs: kids ages 8-14! Melissa Clark, who has more range than any food writer today (and a young daughter to …
Gods of war : history's greatest military rivals / James Lacey and Williamson Murray.
"Any meeting of genius may create sparks, but when military geniuses meet, their confrontations play out upon a vast panorama of states or civilizations at war, wielding the full destructive power of a mighty nation's armies. Gods of War is the first sing…
Six square metres : reflections from a small garden / Margaret Simons
"In this thoughtful and beautifully observed book, journalist and gardening enthusiast Margaret Simons takes readers on a journey through the seasons, through her life, and through the tiny patch of inner-urban earth that is home to her garden. Over the c…
Crocheted wreaths for the home : 12 gorgeous wreaths and 12 matching mini-projects for all year round / Anna Nikipirowicz.
Wreaths are not just for Christmas— they can be used to decorate your home all year round! Anna Nikipirowicz shows you how to create sumptuous crocheted wreaths and other decorations that will grace your home and look beautiful, whatever the season. There…
Classic home cooking from Japan / Asako Yoshida ; English translation by Makiko Itoh.
"In this book you'll find all the classics you've enjoyed at restaurants and on visits to Japan—from sushi and tempura to ramen, steak and donburi rice bowls. You will also discover dishes that are immensely popular in Japan, but aren't commonly found on …
Mythic odysseys of Theros / editors, Misty Bourne, Kim Mohan, Hannah Rose, Jessica Ros ; lead designer, F. Wesley Schnieder.
The world's most popular role playing game meets the world's most popular trading card game in this campaign source book, detailing the MAGIC: The gathering world of Theros® for use in Dungeons & Dragons. Legends walk the lands of Theros, a realm shaped b…
Nazi wives : the women at the top of Hitler's Germany / James Wyllie.
"Goering, Goebbels, Himmler, Heydrich, Hess, Bormann—names synonymous with power and influence in the Third Reich. Perhaps less familiar are Carin, Emmy, Magda, Margarete, Lina, Ilse and Gerda. These are the women behind the infamous men—complex individua…
The 99% invisible city : a field guide to the hidden world of everyday design / Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt.
"In the 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design, podcast host Roman Mars and coauthor Kur Kohlstedt zoom in on the various elements that make our cities work, exploring the origins and other fascinating stories behind ever…
Foraging for survival : edible wild plants of North America / Mykel Hawke and Douglas Boudreau.
"As consumerism and a meat-heavy, processed diet become the norm and the world's population continues to grow at an exponential rate, more and more people are looking toward a more sustainable path for food. Authors Douglas Boudreau and Mykel Hawke believ…
Accidentally Wes Anderson / Wally Koval with Amanda Koval ; foreword by Wes Anderson with research and editing by Domenica Alioto.
"Accidentally Wes Anderson began as a personal travel bucket list- a catalog of visually striking and historically unique destinations that capture the imagined worlds of Wes Anderson. Now, inspired by a community of more than one million Adventurers, Acc…
What would Frida do? : a guide to living boldly / Arianna Davis.
"Revered as much for her fierce spirit as she is for her art, Frida Kahlo stands today as a symbol of daring creativity. For decades, Kahlo's paintings have remained timeless, earning her generations of admirers around the globe. But perhaps her greatest …
Easy everyday Mediterranean diet cookbook : 125 delicious recipes from the healthiest lifestyle on the planet / Serena Ball, MS, RD and Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD ; photography by Linda Xiao.
"Fresh off the success of their first cookbook, 30-Minute Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, authors Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD and Serena Ball, MS, RD, present their newest collection of 125 healthful and delicious recipes based on the Mediterranean lifestyle. Fo…
Coconut & sambal : recipes from my Indonesian kitchen / Lara Lee.
"Coconut & Sambal reveals the secrets behind authentic Indonesian cookery. With more than 80 traditional and vibrant recipes that have been passed down through the generations, you will discover dishes such as Nasi goreng, Beef rendang, Chilli prawn satay…
Lives of the stoics : the art of living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius / Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman, authors of The daily stoic.
"It was over twenty-three centuries ago a ruined merchant named Zeno first established a school on the Stoa Poikile of Athenian agora. Since then, Stoicism has been the constant guide to those who seek greatness, from generals to athletes to politicians a…
The happy in a hurry cookbook : 100-plus fast and easy new recipes that taste like home / Stephen and Kathy Doocy.
"Sure, sometimes we may want to spend all day in the kitchen cooking up an epic feast for loved ones. But today is not that day! Today we want delicious food and we want it now. Here comes The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook to the rescue, with more than a hund…
The best of America's test kitchen 2021 : best recipes, equipment reviews, and tastings / America's Test Kitchen.
This 2021 edition features the best-of-the-best recipes, tastings and testings that have been carefully selected by the editors at America's Test Kitchen.
The carnivore code : [unlocking the secrets to optimal health by returning to our ancestral diet] / Paul Saladino ; foreword by Mark Sisson.
"In the tradition of bestsellers like The Plant Paradox and The Keto Reset Diet, The Carnivore Code reveals the shocking truth about so-called healthy foods, and presents a complete program to reclaim your health with the true ancestral diet"--Provided by…
The 30-minute cooking from frozen cookbook : 100 delicious recipes that will save you time and money--no pre-thawing required! / Carole Jones of MyKitchenEscapades.com.
"If you're not someone who plans out their weekly menu days in advance, then this cookbook is for you. Thanks to your freezer, you can create more than 100 different recipes for fresh, delicious meals that you can devour in less than 30 minutes. No need t…
Keep moving : notes on loss, creativity, and change / Maggie Smith.
"When Maggie Smith, the award-winning author of the viral poem 'Good Bones,' started writing inspirational daily Twitter posts in the wake of her divorce, they unexpectedly caught fire. In this deeply moving book of quotes and essays, Maggie writes about …
Just feed me : simply delicious recipes from my heart to your plate / Jessie James Decker.
The country music artist and lifestyle influencer shares favorite family recipes for drinks, appetizers and full meals inspired by the Italian, Southern and Cajun culinary traditions of her childhood home.
Sheet pan chicken : 50 simple and satisfying ways to cook dinner / Cathy Erway ; photographs by Lizzie Munro.
"A cookbook of fifty recipes in a compact and appealing size that combines a favorite dinner main with the ease of cooking all on one pan food writer and TASTE contributor Cathy Erway"--Provided by publisher.
The Mexican home kitchen : traditional home-style recipes that capture the flavors and memories of Mexico / Mely Martínez.
"Bring the authentic flavors of Mexico to your own home with The Mexican Home Kitchen, featuring 75+ recipes for every meal and occasion"--Provided by publisher.
Don't be a victim : fighting back against America's crime wave / Nancy Grace with John Hassan.
"An essential guide to navigating the crime wave in America, featuring real-life cautionary tales and practical advice readers can use to protect themselves"--Provided by publisher.
All we can save : truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis / edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson & Katharine K. Wilkinson.
"Two powerful phenomena are simultaneously unfolding on Earth: the rise of the climate movement and the rise of women and girls. The People's Climate March and the Women's March. School strikes for climate and the #MeToo movement. Rebellions against extin…
The secret life of groceries : the dark miracle of the American supermarket / Benjamin Lorr.
"The miracle of the supermarket has never been more apparent. Like the doctors and nurses who care for the sick, suddenly the men and women who stock our shelves and operate our warehouses are understood as ‘essential’ workers, providing a quality of life…
Storey's curious compendium of practical and obscure skills : 214 things you can actually learn how to do.
"With dozens of visual tutorials, this rich compendium will educate and inspire new hobbies and experiences"--Provided by publisher.
A field guide to cheese : how to select, enjoy, and pair the world's best cheeses / Tristan Sicard ; illustrations by Yannis Varoutsikos.
"A Field Guide to Cheese is the ultimate guide to the world of cheese and the only fully illustrated cheese reference. This tour de fromage begins with a history lesson on the creation of cheese, offers a primer of the many types of milks and categories o…
The tyranny of merit : what's become of the common good? / Michael J. Sandel.
"These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favor of the already fortunate. Stalled social mobility and entrenched inequality give the lie to the American credo that "you can make it if …
Five Marys ranch raised cookbook : homegrown recipes from our family to yours / Mary Heffernan with Kim Laidlaw ; photography by Charity Burggraaf and Kathryn Gamble.
"Rustic recipes and ranch life. Meet Mary Heffernan: Rancher. Entrepreneur. Restauranteur. Wife. Mother. Together with her husband, Brian, they own Five Marys Farms and are raising their four daughters-all named Mary-while pasture-raising cattle, pigs, an…
The Home edit life : the no-guilt guide to owning what you want and organizing everything / Clea Shearer & Joanna Teplin ; photographs by Clea Shearer.
"The New York Times bestselling authors of The Home Edit show you how to contain the chaos and organize every aspect of your life, including hobbies and activities, work and office spaces, luggage and travel, and so much more"--Provided by publisher.
Blackout : how Black America can make its second escape from the Democrat plantation / Candace Owens.
"Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats. Seeing no viable alternative, they have watched liberal politicians take the black vote for granted without pledging anything in return. In Blackout, Owens argues that this automatic allegiance is…
The new map : energy, climate, and the clash of nations / Daniel Yergin ; photos by Ruth Mandel ; photo gallery by Michael Blea and Sue Lena Thompson ; maps by Virginia Mason.
"Recent changes in the global production and flow of energy have remade the world. In this book, the author reveals the forces shaping the future of energy, both renewable and fossil fuel. The New Map offers a new vision of the world's energy reserves and…
A user's guide to democracy : how America works / Nick Capodice and Hannah McCarthy ; illustrated by Tom Toro.
"From the hosts of New Hampshire Public Radio's Civics 101 and New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro, a lively crash course in everything you should know about how the US government works. Do you know what the Secretary of Defense does all day? Are you sure you …
American rule : how a nation conquered the world but failed its people / Jared Yates Sexton.
"From writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton comes a journey through the history of the United States, from the nation's founding to the twenty-first century, which examines and debunks the American myths we've always told ourselves. In recent ye…
Breaking bread with the dead : a readers guide to a more tranquil mind / Alan Jacobs.
"W.H. Auden once wrote that "art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead." In his brilliant and compulsively readable new treatise Breaking bread with the dead, distinguished professor and author Alan Jacobs shows us that engaging with the grea…
The art of Ramona Quimby : sixty-five years of illustrations from Beverly Cleary's beloved books / by Anna Katz ; essays by Annie Barrows and Jacqueline Rogers.
"This book celebrates the five illustrators who contributed to Beverly Cleary's beloved Ramona Quimby series"--Provided by publisher.
Real change : mindfulness to heal ourselves and the world / Sharon Salzberg.
"From one of most prominent figures in the field of meditation comes a guidebook for how to use mindfulness to build our inner strength, find balance, and help create a better world In today's fractured world we're constantly flooded with breaking news th…
A better man : a (mostly serious) letter to my son / Michael Ian Black.
"Michael Ian Black takes a poignant look at manhood, written in the form of a heartfelt letter to his teenage son before he leaves for college. Black offers a radical plea for rethinking masculinity and teaching young men to give and receive love"--Provid…
Rose's ice cream bliss / Rose Levy Beranbaum ; photography by Matthew Septimus.
"Easy and totally foolproof recipes for homemade ice cream from best-selling author and "diva of desserts" Rose Levy Beranbaum"--Provided by publisher.
Help yourself : a guide to gut health for people who love delicious food / Lindsay Maitland Hunt ; photography by Linda Pugliese.
"More than 125 gut-healthy recipes, plus advice and strategies to relieve inflammation-induced symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain, mood swings, and chronic pain"--Provided by publisher.
The Instant Pot bible : the next generation : 350 totally new recipes for every size and model / Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough ; photographs by Eric Medsker.
"Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough are the bestselling authors of The Instant Pot Bible, and are returning with an even more useful and comprehensive guide to Instant Pot cooking that shows how to get even more out of your machine. These recipes include…
Rage against the minivan : learning to parent without perfection / Kristen Howerton.
"Blogger, podcaster, and licensed marriage and family therapist Kristen Howerton lends solidarity to those who love their kids like crazy but feel like parenting is making them crazy, too. With her signature blend of vulnerability, sarcasm, and insight, H…
A higher calling : pursuing love, faith, and Mount Everest for a greater purpose / Captain Harold and Rachel Earls.
"The husband and wife behind the popular Earls Family Vlogs share their inspiring love story of how an expedition to climb Mount Everest deepened their faith, strengthened their commitment, and sharpened their vision to make a difference in the world. A…
Revolver : Sam Colt and the six-shooter that changed America / Jim Rasenberger.
"A sweeping, definitive biography of Samuel Colt—the inventor of the legendary Colt revolver (a.k.a. six-shooter)—which changed the US forever, triggering the industrial revolution and the settlement of the American West. Patented in 1836, the Colt pisto…
You are an artist : assignments to spark creation / Sarah Urist Green.
"More than 50 assignments, ideas, and prompts to expand your world and help you make outstanding new things to put into it. Curator Sarah Urist Green left her office in the basement of an art museum to travel and visit a diverse range of artists, asking t…
Becoming bulletproof : protect yourself, read people, influence situations, and live fearlessly / Evy Poumpouras ; illustrations by Remie Geoffroi.
"Former Secret Service agent and star of Bravo’s Spy Games Evy Poumpouras shares lessons learned from protecting presidents, as well insights and skills from the oldest and most elite security force in the world to help you prepare for stressful situation…
Churchill's shadow raiders : the race to develop radar, WWII's invisible secret weapon / Damien Lewis.
“In the winter of 1941, as Britain faced defeat on all fronts, an RAF reconnaissance pilot photographed an alien-looking object on the French coast near Le Havre. The mysterious device—a “Wurzburg Dish”—appeared to be a new form of radar technology: ultra…
Outsmarting the sociopath next door : how to protect yourself against a ruthless manipulator / Martha Stout, Ph.D.
"While the best way to deal with a sociopath is to avoid him or her entirely, sometimes circumstance doesn’t allow for that. What happens when the time comes to defend yourself against your own child, a ruthless ex-spouse, a boss or another person in powe…
Rivers of power : how a natural force raised kingdoms, destroyed civilizations, and shapes our world / Laurence C. Smith.
"Rivers, more than any road, technology, or political leader, have shaped the course of human civilization. They have opened frontiers, founded cities, settled borders, and fed billions. They promote life, forge peace, grant power, and can capriciously de…
The wellness remodel : a guide to rebooting how you eat, move, and feed your soul / Christina Anstead and Cara Clark, with Rachel Holtzman.
"Christina Anstead, star of HGTV’s Flip or Flop and Christina on the Coast, is known for her boundless energy, positive attitude, and radiant looks. But hidden from fans of her popular television shows was a serious medical crisis, including dual diagnose…
Joy Bauer's superfood! : 150 recipes for eternal youth / Joy Bauer.
"After reviewing countless studies and analyzing the eating habits of people around the world living the longest, healthiest lives, Joy uses the most nutritious ingredients to whip up super creative, crave-worthy food. The 150 recipes in Joy Bauer’s Super…
In the waves : my quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine / Rachel Lance.
"On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic, just outside of Charleston Harbor. The little sub pressed a massive black powder bomb against the Union ship's hull, and the larger vessel…
The more extravagant feast : poems / Leah Naomi Green.
"The More Extravagant Feast focuses on the trophic exchanges of a human body with the world via pregnancy, motherhood, and interconnection—the acts of making and sustaining other bodies from one’s own, and one’s own from the larger world. Leah Naomi Green…
Every penguin in the world : a quest to see them all / written and photographed by Charles Bergman.
"Both a love letter and a call to action, this narrative and photographic book chronicles the author and his wife in their quest to see every penguin species on the planet. In the process, he muses about adventure, conservation, and what it is about pengu…
The money hackers : how a group of misfits took on Wall Street and changed finance forever / Daniel P. Simon.
"Whether you've heard of fintech or not, it's already changing your life. Have you ever 'Venmoed' someone? Do you think of investing in Bitcoin-even though you can't quite explain what it is? If you've deposited a check using your iPhone, that's fintech. …
7 more men : and the secret of their greatness / Eric Metaxas ; with Anne Morse.
"HHeroes have always been crucial to inspire us toward greatness. But in recent decades, examples of valor and integrity have become scarcer, and therefore more vital, than ever. Bestselling biographer Eric Metaxas brings history to life through the fasci…
No-waste organic gardening : eco-friendly solutions to improve any garden / Shawna Coronado.
"In No-Waste Organic Gardening, author Shawna Coronado guides you toward a more sustainable landscape with dozens of tips, tricks, and solutions that save you time and money—all while saving the planet, too! A revision of Shawna's previous title, 101 Orga…
Life lessons from Bob Ross / Bob Ross and Robb Pearlman.
"Bob Ross spent every episode of The Joy of Painting teaching generations of viewers how to paint. But, perhaps more important, he also taught us how to live. His lessons about imagination, friendship, kindness, mistakes, and finding happiness are well re…
Under pressure : living life and avoiding death on a nuclear submarine / Richard Humphreys.
"This is the world of the submariner. This is life under pressure. What’s it like to spend three months without sunlight, sharing what little space you have with over a hundred fellow crewmen and more firepower than all the bombs dropped in World War II …
Canada [14th edition] / Brendan Sainsbury, Oliver Berry, John Lee, Regis St Louis, Ray Bartlett, Gregor Clark, Shawn Duthie, Steve Fallon, Carolyn B Heller, Anna Kaminski, Adam Karlin, Craig McLachlan, Korina Miller, Liza Prado, Phillip Tang.
"Lonely Planet's Canada is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike the Rockies, marvel at the Northern Lights and indulge in Montreal's cafe culture - all with your trusted…
The dissent channel : American diplomacy in a dishonest age / Elizabeth Shackelford.
"A young diplomat’s account of her assignment in South Sudan, a firsthand example of US foreign policy that has failed in its diplomacy and accountability around the world. In 2017, Elizabeth Shackelford wrote a pointed resignation letter to her then bos…
What we carry : a memoir / Maya Shanbhag Lang.
"How much can you judge another woman's choices? What if that woman is your mother? Maya Lang grew up idolizing her brilliant mother, an accomplished psychologist who immigrated to the United States from India, completed her residency and earned an Americ…
Stop checking your likes : shake off the need for approval and live an incredible life / Susie Moore.
"A young executive and self-made entrepreneur shows readers how to build self-confidence, overcome the fear of rejection, and escape the need for constant approval. Includes exercises, case studies, and autobiographical stories from the author's life"--Pr…
1939 : a people's history of the coming of World War ii / Frederick Taylor.
"A best-selling historian's chronicle of the dramatic months from the Munich Agreement to Hitler's invasion of Poland and the beginning of World War II. In the autumn of 1938, Europe believed in the promise of peace. But only a year later, the fateful dec…
Here we are : my friendship with Philip Roth / Benjamin Taylor.
"Philip Roth is often thought of as more myth than man. His place in the canon of American literature is secure, but what is less clear is what he himself was like: what engaged him, what tormented him--above all, how he talked. In this beautifully constr…
Elephants : birth, life and death in the world of the giants / Hannah Mumby.
"Since her childhood in England, Hannah Mumby has loved wildlife--and elephants in particular. Her first wild elephant sighting changed the course of her life, inspiring a career devoted to studying these incredible animals and educating humanity about th…
Paris, city of dreams : Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the creation of Paris / Mary McAuliffe.
"Paris, City of Dreams traces the transformation of the City of Light during Napoleon III's Second Empire into the beloved city of today. Together, Napoleon III and his right-hand man, Georges Haussmann, completely rebuilt Paris in less than two decades--…
Braver than you think : around the world on the trip of my (mother's) lifetime / Maggie Downs.
"As a child, Maggie Downs often doubted that she would ever possess the courage to visit the destinations her mother dreamed of one day seeing. ‘You are braver than you think,’ her mother always insisted. That statement would guide her as, over the course…
You are the key : turning imperfections into purpose / Caitlin Crosby.
"For anyone who feels less-than about your work, worth, body, or the life you're building, fine here an incredible hope. Just as Caitlin's jewelry repurposes throwaway keys to bear bold messages of hope, faith, and courage, Caitlin has fought hard to beli…
The opposite of certainty : fear, faith, and life in between / Janine Urbaniak Reid.
"All Janine Urbaniak Reid ever wanted was for everyone she loved to be okay so she might relax and maybe be happy. This included trying to be the perfect mother to her three kids so they would never experience the kind of pain she pretended not to feel gr…
JavaScript in easy steps / Mike McGrath.
"JavaScript in easy steps, 6th edition instructs the user how to create exciting web pages that employ the power of JavaScript to provide functionality. You need have no previous knowledge of any scripting language so it's ideal for the newcomer to JavaSc…
Best tent camping. Michigan : your car-camping guide to scenic beauty, the sounds of nature, and an escape from civilization / Matt Forster.
"The Great Lakes State provides a spectacular backdrop for some of the most scenic campgrounds in the country. but do you know which campgrounds offer the most privacy? Which are the best for first-time campers? Matt Forster has traversed the entire state…
Love is served : inspired plant-based recipes from Southern California / Café Gratitude ; with Seizan Dreux Ellis and Rachel Holtzman ; photographs by Lisa Romerein.
"Bright, clean, and hip recipes to enchant vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike, from plant-based haven Café Gratitude"--Provided by publisher.
Simple beautiful food : recipes and riffs for everyday cooking / Amanda Frederickson.
"Get inspired to make delicious food any day of the week with this playful and inventive cookbook featuring 100 recipes from the creator of Instagram's "Fridge Foraging" series. Not sure what to cook? This gorgeous and engaging book is packed with tasty, …
Square haunting : five writers in London bewteen the wars / Francesca Wade.
"In the early twentieth century, Mecklenburgh Square, a hidden architectural gem in the heart of London, was a radical address. On the outskirts of Bloomsbury known for the eponymous group who "lived in squares, painted in circles, and loved in triangles,…
A naturalist in the Amazon : the journals & writings of Henry Walter Bates / Henry Walter Bates.
"FBeauitfully presented facsimile reproductions of the drawings and notes of pioneering entomologist Henry Walter Bates documenting his 11-year-long travels in the Amazon in the mid-1850s. This charming book showcases the two journals produced by entomolo…
Crazy for birds / Misha Maynerick Blaise.
"An exuberant and vibrant illustrated exploration of birds and our relationships with them. With enthralling facts, humorous anecdotes, and gorgeous artwork, artist Misha Blaise pays loving homage to these amazing beings that populate our skies and share …
Human(kind) : how reclaiming human worth and embracing radical kindness will bring us back together / Ashlee Eiland ; foreword by Danielle Strickland.
"Long before polls, protests, and political issues divided us, we were joined by a humanness that God considered very good. Created in his image, we reflected the height and depth of God’s loving-kindness, but our discord has blinded us to the imago Dei i…
Ordinary insanity : fear and the silent crisis of motherhood in America / Sarah Menkedick.
"A groundbreaking exposé and diagnosis of the silent epidemic of fear that afflicts new mothers, and a candid, feminist deep dive into culture, science, and psychology of contemporary motherhood. Fear is a growing but largely unrecognized crisis among pre…
Attention : a love story / Casey Schwartz.
"The author of In the Mind Fields now gives us a comprehensive journalistic exploration of our culture's flagging ability to pay attention, infused with the personal struggles and insights of a woman coming to terms with the demands and distractions of th…
Laughter yoga : daily practices for health and happiness / Madan Kataria ; foreword by Andrew Weil.
"ABOUT THIS BOOK... Could you use a good laugh? This book will show you how to bring laughter into your life at any time of day--no special equipment needed, no new wardrobe, no expensive classes, not even a sense of humor! Laughter yoga is all about volu…
Nolo's guide to social security disability : getting & keeping your benefits / David A. Morton III, M.D..
"This comprehensive book covers both SSDI and SSI, shows the reader how to prove a disability, and explains how one's age, education, and work experience affect his or her chances. Parents will find special information about benefits available to children…
Blood ties : a story of falconry and fatherhood / Ben Crane.
"Raised in rural England before the internet era, Ben Crane grew up in the midst of wild things, with hawks and other predatory birds alive in his mind (and woods and fields) as symbols of a kind of self-possessed, solitary power. He spent time with them,…
The little book of puppy love : true animal stories to warm the soul / Jo Coudert and Jennifer Basye Sander.
"Sometimes, animals come into our lives just when we need them most. In these true stories about the powerful connections between people and pets, Jo Coudert and Jennifer Basye Sander uncover the simple joys of loving and being loved by our four-legged co…