New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

May 23, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The recensio.

May 22, 2015
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Columbus, Ohio : Champlin Press
v. : ill., ports. ; 28-31 cm.


May 22, 2015
St. Xavier High School.
[Cincinnati, Ohio : The School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 28-31 cm.


May 22, 2015
Wyoming Middle School.
[Wyoming, Ohio] : Wyoming Middle School
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Title page is missing from 1989/90 ed.

Cupcakes and cashmere : at home

May 22, 2015
Schuman, Emily, author.
New York : Abrams Image, 2015.
175 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Entryway & living room -- Dining room -- Kitchen -- Bedroom -- Bath -- Home office -- Cozy, low-key, casual nights in -- Monthly dinner parties -- Day parties -- Holiday parties -- Outdoor parties.
The highly anticipated follow up to the bestselling Cupcakes and Cashmere! In Cupcakes and Cashmere at Home, Emily Schuman expands on the personal lifestyle advice that her fans loved in her first book and on her popular blog, with a focus on interior design and entertaining at home. The book features never-before-seen content and explores Emily's accessible design philosophy for decorating and creating a fashionable personal space. In addition, the book includes DIY design projects and party planning ideas. Emily shows readers not only how to create space that is inviting, but also how to welcome guests and entertain in their homes with ease.

My winning season : becoming a champion for urban youth

May 22, 2015
Buechner, Robert, author.
170 pages ; 22 cm
"...This movement, Champions for Urban Youth, encourages everyone to use their own gifts and resources to affect positive change right in their own neighborhoods. In this heartwarming true story readers will learn of the harsh reality many urban students face on a daily basis and some specific steps that can be taken to bridge the gap between that reality and a future of success. This is a must read for baby boomers, business professionals, students, athletes, coaches and anyone who wants to make a difference in the world."--Back cover.

Morrow County, Ohio transfer book, 1848 : from four came one county.

May 22, 2015
xvi, [6], 5-265 leaves : facsimiles, map ; 29 x 45 cm
Title from cover.
Prior to 1848 -- 1848 Morrow County map -- From four came one county -- Terms in land records -- Road index alphabetically and numerical -- Index to land transfers -- Transcription of faded names by page number -- Land transfer by townships and villages -- History of townships -- History of villages.

The urban cycling survival guide : need-to-know skills & strategies for biking in the city

May 22, 2015
Bambrick, Yvonne, author.
Toronto : ECW Press, [2015]
xx, 203 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Why ride? -- Gearing up -- Navigating the streetscape -- Common cyclist setbacks -- Basic maintenance -- Cycling for all ages -- Advocacy and the future of cycling -- Resource guide.
The Urban Cycling Survival Guide is an accessible, straight-forward pocket guide that helps cyclists new to the urban environment negotiate all the challenges, obstacles, and rules - spoken and unspoken - that come with sharing the roads.

The one-page financial plan : a simple way to be smart about your money

May 22, 2015
Richards, Carl, 1972- author.
New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, 2015.
viii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Discovery -- the most important money question -- Guess where you want to go -- Get really clear about your current location -- Spending and saving -- Budgeting as a tool for awareness -- Save as much as you reasonably can -- Investing -- Buy just enough insurance- today -- "The best investment I ever made": borrowing and spending wisely -- Invest like a scientist -- Strategies for avoiding the big mistake -- Hire a "real financial advisor" -- Behave, for a really long time.
Removes the complexity from investing by encouraging readers to identify deeply personal goals and to use a series of simple, focused steps to help set up and attain a workable, meaningful financial plan.

Why kids make you fat...and how to get your body back : the proven weight-loss program for busy parents

May 22, 2015
Macdonald, Mark (Mark Michael), 1972- author.
New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers [2015]
309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
1% at a's all about baby steps -- Making your 8 week run -- DETOX: lose your bloat -- IGNITE: melt your belly -- THRIVE: live your life -- Food frenzy -- It looks like a gym to me -- I said no! Oh great, I gained another pound -- Crossing the finish line.
"It's no secret that most of us get flabbier the older we get, and it's no surprise that the biggest spike in weight happens in the early stages of parenthood. Mark Macdonald knows this struggle himself, having gained thirty-five pounds after the birth of his son. It happened to him even as a nutritionist and former fitness model, so he knew he wasn't alone in the struggle. Along with his wife, Abbi, Mark has created this proven eight-week program specifically geared toward parents to help them shed the weight, discover new amounts of energy, and most importantly, create new sustainable habits to keep it from coming back"--From publisher description.

Get quilting with Angela & Cloe : 14 projects for kids to sew

May 22, 2015
Walters, Angela, 1979- author.
Lafayette, CA : Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Inc., [2015]
127 pages ; color illustrations ; 26 cm
What is a quilt? -- Supplies -- Making a quilt -- The projects -- The supplies -- Appliqué -- Cutting -- Pressing -- Sewing -- Making the quilt top -- Quilting and finishing -- Piecing the backing -- Layering the quilt sandwich and basting the quilt -- Quilting -- Hand quilting -- Tie quilting -- Machine quilting -- Trimming and binding the quilt -- Hands-on practice -- Pot holders skill level 1 -- Place mats skill level 1 -- Quilted water bottle holder skill level 2 -- Projects -- Heart ticker tape quilt skill level 2 -- Charmed quilt skill level 2 -- Rag quilt skill level 2 -- Appliqué letter pillow skill level 2 -- Bed runner skill level 2 -- Cut-away rug skill level 2 -- Signature quilt skill level 2 -- Ticker tape quilt skill level 3 -- School supply roll skill level 3 -- T-shirt quilt skill level 3 -- Cuddle quilt skill level 3.
"Best-selling author Angela Walters and her daughter, Cloe, join forces to teach preteens and teens the basics of quiltmaking. The dynamic mother-daughter duo guides kids step by step through prepping and finishing their very first quilt. Readers will tackle 14projects to keep or give as gifts, including stylish bedroom decor, such as pillow covers, rugs, and T-shirt quilts."--Provided by publisher.

Advanced home wiring : DC circuits, transfer switches, panel upgrades, circuit maps, more.

May 22, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Cool Springs Press, 2015.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"Detailed step-by-step photos and how-to information for some of the more advanced wiring projects that a homeowner may encounter"-- Provided by publisher.

The healthy mind cookbook : big-flavor recipes to enhance brain function, mood, memory, and mental clarity

May 22, 2015
Katz, Rebecca, author.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2015]
ix, 245 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Your brain on food -- The culinary pharmacy -- Building mind-blowing taste and flavor -- Soups -- Vegetables -- Meat and seafood -- Anytime foods -- Dollops -- Tonics and elixirs -- Sweet bites.
"Between digital overload, sleep deprivation, and the stress of modern life, most people's brains are constantly in flight-or-fight mode, with levels of cortisol and other hormones and neurotransmitters out of whack ... [In her book], Rebecca Katz has harnessed the latest research on brain functioning to identify how the foods we consume can improve the brain's ability to control cognition, emotion, and physical function--all of which dictate memory, mood, and motion"-- Provided by publisher.

Empire of deception : the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation

May 22, 2015
Jobb, Dean, 1958- author.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2015.
x, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Our Ponzi -- Ambitions -- The law -- The gamble -- The dupe -- The big idea -- The syndicate -- The hanging judge -- The sting -- The confidence man -- The crime fighter -- The bubble -- The flight -- The smash -- The sensation -- The double life -- The victims -- The manhunt -- The alias -- The guide -- The hideaway -- The prince of entertainers -- The crime of the century -- The pariah -- The womanizer -- The trap -- The gang war -- The prisoner -- The return -- The confession -- The reckoning -- The final swindle.
"It was a time of unregulated madness. And nowhere was it madder than in Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties ... Enter a slick, smooth-talking, charismatic lawyer named Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds of people ... to invest as much as $30 million--upwards of $400 million today--in phantom timberland and nonexistent oil wells in Panama ... When Leo's scheme finally collapsed in 1923, he vanished, and the Chicago state's attorney, a man whose lust for power equaled Leo's own lust for money, began an international manhunt that lasted almost a year"--Provided by publisher.

Encyclopedia of aesthetics

May 22, 2015
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
6 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Volume 1. Abhinavagupta-Byzantine Asthetics -- Volume 2. Cage, John-Expression Theory of Art -- Volume 3. Fanon, Frantz-Italian Aesthetics -- Volume 4. Jakobson, Roman-Novel -- Volume 5. Obscenity-Simulacrum -- Volume 6. Situationist Aesthetics-Zhuangzi (Chuang-Tzu).
"Expanded from the 1998 first edition to six volumes and over 800 entries, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics surveys the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and society-from classical philosophy to contemporary critical theory. The second edition includes increased coverage of international aesthetics, modern aesthetics, new media like computer art, and areas like neuroaesthetics that were not thoroughly covered in the first edition. Featuring 815 articles by distinguished scholars from many fields and countries, the Encyclopedia is a comprehensive survey of major concepts, thinkers, and debates about the meaning, uses, and value of all the arts-from painting and sculpture to literature, music, theater, dance, television, film, and popular culture"-- Provided by publisher.

Atlas of cities

May 22, 2015
256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
The foundational city / Lila Leontidou, Guido Martinotti -- The networked city / Raf Verbruggen, Michael Holyer, Peter Taylor -- The imperial city / Asli Ceylan Oner -- The industrial city / Jane Clossick -- The rational city / Andrew Herod -- The global city / Ben Derudder, Peter Taylor, Michael Holyer, Frank Witlox -- The celebrity city / Elizabeth Currid-Halkett -- The megacity / Jan Nijman, Michael Shin -- The instant city / Lucia Cony-Cidade -- The transnational city / Jan Nijman, Michael Shin -- The creative city / Paul Knox -- The green city / Heike Mayer -- The intelligent city / Kevin C. Desouza.
More than half the world's population lives in cities, and that proportion is expected to rise to three-quarters by 2050. Urbanization is a global phenomenon, but the way cities are developing, the experience of city life, and the prospects for the future of cities vary widely from region to region. The Atlas of Cities presents a unique taxonomy of cities that looks at different aspects of their physical, economic, social, and political structures; their interactions with each other and with their hinterlands; the challenges and opportunities they present; and where cities might be going in the future.

Start your own food truck business

May 22, 2015
Irvine, California : Entrepreneur Media, Inc., 2015.
xvi, 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes print and online resources (pages 155-168) and index.
From hot dog wagons to bustaurants -- Planning a business -- What's on the menu? -- What's off the menu? -- Can I park here? Licenses, regulations, and points of sales -- The work environment: commercial kitchens, cleaning, and hiring help -- If you park it, they will come--or not: marketing, promotion, and pricing -- Mobile event catering -- The all-important costs -- Finding funding -- Franchising -- Moving on -- Food truck resources.

Team of teams : new rules of engagement for a complex world

May 22, 2015
McChrystal, Stanley A., author.
ix, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"As commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), General Stanley McChrystal discarded a century of management wisdom and pivoted from a pursuit of mechanical efficiency to organic adaptability. In this book, he shows how any organization can make the same transition to act like a team of teams -- where small groups combine the freedom to experiment with a relentless drive to share their experience."-- Publisher's description.

Start & run a home-based food business

May 22, 2015
Fix, Mimi, author.
xix, 156 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
"Includes access to a kit of forms, worksheets, recipes and resources"--Cover.
Are you one of the many people who dream of making a profit selling your own homemade foods? Now, with this one-of-a-kind, easy-to-follow-guide, you can realize your home-based food business dreams! With over 25 years' experience, author Mimi Shotland Fix takes you through each step to starting and running a food business. Topics covered include: Developing, pricing, and packaging your product; Advertising, marketing, and finding customers; Setting up simple bookkeeping, scheduling, and inventory systems; Finding low cost ways of turning your kitchen into a health-department approved production space. Includes a download with additional content such as: Sample contracts, invoice, and accounting forms; Lists of books, websites, and trade publications and National and regional suppliers. This book offers plenty of tips, examples, and advice for you to run a profitable business in your own kitchen!

Interim : publication of the Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons.

July 12, 2024
[Columbus, Ohio] : Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons, [1963]-
volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Published every other year when its Proceedings are not published; contains articles taken from other publications or other Grand Chapter proceedings.

A random walk down Wall Street : the time-tested strategy for successful investing

December 29, 2015
Malkiel, Burton Gordon.
447 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm
Includes index.

The Ohio criminal law handbook.

May 21, 2015
Cincinnati : Anderson Pub. Co., c1976-
v. : forms ; 26 cm.
Vols. for 2004-1-2012-1 include 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.). CD-ROM that was supposed to be included in 2012-2 was not available from the publisher.
"Material appearing in this work has been extracted from Anderson's Ohio criminal practice and procedure."

Trumbull County, Ohio deed index book A, 1795-1817

May 21, 2015
Warren, Ohio : Trumbull County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society, c2011.
368 p. : map ; 29 cm.

Full belly : good eats for a healthy pregnancy

May 21, 2015
Desmond, Tara Mataraza, author.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press, [2014]
279 pages : color illustrations, 24 cm

Painting successful watercolours from photographs

May 21, 2015
Kersey, Geoff, author.
Tunbridge Wells, Kent : Search Press, 2015.
128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
Artists who work from photographic source material need to learn how to adapt and improve in order to create a successful painting. Geoff Kersey is a master of this way of working, and here he shows how it is done. Reference photographs, colour charts and preparatory sketches are shown alongside all the finished paintings in this book, with full details of the adaptations and creative processes involved. There are plenty of clear tips and advice, and an illustrated glossary of all the painting terms used. Readers who want much more advice on adapting from reference sources than is provided in step by step painting books will have all they need here, and there are dozens of beautiful paintings to inform and inspire them.

The curious Mister Catesby : a "truly ingenious" naturalist explores new worlds

May 21, 2015
xviii, 425 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color) ; 29 cm.
"The truly honest, ingenious, and modest Mr. Mark Catesby, F.R.S." : documenting his life (1682/83-1749) / E. Charles Nelson -- Behind the scenes : Catesby the man, viewed through the lens of a camera / Cynthia P. Neal -- Mark Catesby's botanical forerunners in Virginia / Karen Reeds -- Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) : pioneering naturalist, artist, and inspiration for Catesby / Kay Etheridge and Florence F.J.M. Pieters -- William Dampier (1651-1715) : the pirate of exquisite mind / Diana Preston and Michael Preston -- John Lawson's A new voyage to Carolina and his "Compleat history" : the Mark Catesby connection / Marcus B. Simpson Jr. -- Mark Catesby's world : England / Janet Browne -- Mark Catesby's world : Virginia / Sarah Hand Meacham -- Mark Catesby's Carolina adventure / Suzanne Linder Hurley -- Mark Catesby's Bahamian natural history (observed in 1725-1726) / Robert Robertson -- Mark Catesby's preparatory drawings for The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / Henrietta McBurney -- The publication of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / Leslie K. Overstreet -- The plant collections of Mark Catesby in Oxford / Stephen A. Harris -- Carl Linnaeus and the influence of Mark Catesby's botanical work / C.E. Jarvis -- The economic botany and ethnobotany of Mark Catesby / W. Hardy Eshhaugh -- "Of birds of passage" : Mark Catesby and contemporary theories on bird migration and torpor / Shepard Krech III -- Catesby's animals (other than birds) in The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / Aaron M. Bauer -- Catesby's fundamental contributions to Linnaeus's binomial catalog of North American animals / Kraig Adler -- Mark Catesby's plant introductions and English gardens of the eighteenth century / Mark Laird -- Following in the footsteps of Mark Catesby / Judith Magee -- Inspiration from The natural history of Carolina... by Mark Catesby / Ghillean T. Prance -- Conclusions : Account, appendix, Hortus, and other endings among Mark Catesby's work / David J. Elliott -- Appendix : Identification of the plants and animals illustrated by Mark Catesby for The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama islands / James L. Reveal.

Blood runs green : the murder that transfixed gilded age Chicago

May 21, 2015
O'Brien, Gillian. author.
xiii, 303 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
"City of big shoulders" : the convergence of the Clan -- The United Brotherhood -- The dynamite war -- "Secret hatreds" : a tale of two trials -- "Boys, I give up" -- "The darkest and bloodiest mysteries of secret crime" -- "The whisper of silence" -- "Truth in essentials, imagination in non-essentials" : the press and public entertainment -- "A theater of great sensations" -- "Remember Cronin".

Ciao biscotti : sweet and savory recipes celebrating Italy's favorite cookie

May 21, 2015
Marchetti, Domenica, author.
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, [2015]
144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Includes index.
Biscotti basics -- Classic flavors -- Chocolate and spice -- Biscotti with fruit -- Fantasy flavors -- The savory side -- Beyond biscotti.

Fast n' loud : blood, sweat, and beers

May 21, 2015
Rawlings, Richard, 1969- author.
xvii, 202 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
The breakout star of "Fast N' Loud" shares behind-the-scenes stories about the show, describing his hardscrabble past, his most memorable restorations, and his mechanical recommendations for classic and antique car enthusiasts.

Women's comedic monologues that are actually funny

May 21, 2015
Milwaukee, WI : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, An Imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 2014
vii, 206 pages ; 20 cm.

Psychic abilities for beginners : awaken your intuitive senses

May 21, 2015
Barnum, Melanie, 1969-
Woodbury, Minnesota : Llewellyn Publications, [2014]
xxiii, 297 pages ; 21 cm

The monster book of manga : steampunk

May 21, 2015
Balaguer, Jorge, author, illustrator, editor.
New York, NY : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014.
319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
" Enter an alternative world ruled by steam-powered machinery, Victorian elegance, and futuristic technology by creating your own elaborate manga characters in Steampunk, the latest volume in the bestselling Monster Book of Manga series. This easy-to-follow guidebook brings to life more than thirty avant-garde manga characters fit for a steampunk universe where fantasy, science, and history collide. Through advanced illustration techniques and step-by-step instructions, you'll learn how to easily transform rough sketches into intricately inked graphics, all adorned in clockwork motifs, rich colors, and Space Age attire. Characters include pirates, sci-fi soldiers, industrial aviators, witches, time travelers, robots, and vampires. Whether you're a novice or a skilled artist, The Monster Book of Manga: Steampunk is the definitive guide to creating your very own collection of steampunk manga characters" -- provided by publisher.

Love your job : the new rules of career happiness

May 21, 2015
Hannon, Kerry, author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
xiii, 183 pages ; 23 cm
Introduction: what my dog taught me about loving my job -- Curing the workplace blues -- Creating the blueprint for your dream job -- Do an MRI on your work and your life -- Refresh your attitude : the keystone to your love your job action plan -- Beyond the job description -- How to build flexibility into your job -- How to upgrade your game -- How to have the "what's next?" talk with your boss.
Step-by-step tips for revitalizing your careerYes, it is possible to have a job you love, and it doesn't require starting from scratch. Love Your Job is a guide to making work fulfilling and fun - again, or even for the first time. Why count down the hours of the day or the days to retirement when you could reinvigorate your workday, transforming the daily doldrums into a daily dose of enjoyable activity? Kerry Hannon, The New York Times columnist and AARP's Jobs Expert, focuses on the little things that can make a big difference in how we feel about work.Love Your Job is all about the routines, habits, and thought patterns that, over the years, may have turned a dream job into a drudge or, worse, a nightmare. Changing these habits and attitudes is simple, and this book shows you how to identify the little things that make work enjoyable and engaging. Using these simple techniques, you can adopt the attitude that will keep you happy and that might just lead to bigger and better things, no matter what stage of your career you are in.

Lighten up, y'all : classic Southern recipes made healthy and wholesome

May 21, 2015
Willis, Virginia, 1966-
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2015.
vii, 223 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Virginia Willis is not only an authority on Southern cooking, a French-trained chef, and a veteran cookbook author; she is also a proud Southerner who adores eating and cooking for family and friends. So when she needed to drop a few pounds and generally lighten up her diet, the most important criterion for her new lifestyle was that all the food had to taste delicious. The result is Lighten Up, Y'all, a soul-satisfying and deeply personal collection of Virginia's new favorite recipes. All the classics are covered--from a comforting Southern Style Shepherd's Pie with Grits to warm, melting Broccoli Mac and Cheese to Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Pie. Each dish is packed with real Southern flavor, but made with healthier, more wholesome ingredients and techniques. Wherever you are on your health and wellness journey, Lighten Up, Y'all has the recipes, tools, and inspiration you need to make the nourishing, down-home Southern food you love.

The summer table : recipes and menus for casual outdoor entertaining

May 21, 2015
Lemke, Lisa, 1981- author.
New York, NY : Sterling Epicure, 2015.
xi, 259 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Translation of: Till Sommaren.
Includes index.
Introduction -- My Best Tips: - A Little Grill Guide - Sweet & Savory Flavor Boosters - Marinades, Rub, and Glazes - Sauces - Salsas - Herb Butters -- The Menus: - Mexican Grill Party - An Early Summer Vegetarian Lunch - A Getaway Picnic - Father's Day Barbecue - A Grand Summer Brunch Buffet - An Easy-As-Pie Pizza Party - Chic Cocktail Party in the City - End of the Summer Picnic -- Extra Side Dishes -- Extra Desserts -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
"Summertime--and the outdoor entertaining is easy! Warm the grill, whip up some sides and sweets, and prepare to share these simple, delicious dishes. Festive menus feature a Mexican Grill Party, Father's Day Barbecue, Beach Buffet, and Cocktail Party, along with picnics, pizza, lunches, and brunches. Filled with cooking tips and ideas for marinades, sauces, salsas, and more, The Summer Table celebrates the season's best"-- Provided by publisher.

A real guide to really getting it together once and for all (really)

May 21, 2015
Rickards, Ashley, author.
Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Harlequin, [2015]
xiii, 305 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Sometimes being a girl sucks. A lot. Take it from Ashley Rickards, star of the internationally popular MTV show Awkward., who used to be a little awkward herself. She's been picked on and bullied, binged and purged, financially cut off and lived to tell the tale. But it wasn't easy. Throughout the whole process, she felt alone, scared, confused and sorta hungry. Sound familiar? Well, relax. Ashley is here to share all kinds of stories, advice, and corny jokes to help get you through it all"--Page 4 of cover.

Mug meals : delicious microwave recipes

May 21, 2015
Cheney, Dina.
Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, Inc., [2015]
153 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Breakfast -- Lunch & dinner -- Dessert.
You've been using your microwave to make mug cakes-- but a person can't live on cake alone! Cheney shows you how to throw a handful of ingredients into a mug, and create a satisfying meal in about five minutes. The perfect solution for busy people with crazy schedules!

What we think about when we try not to think about global warming : toward a new psychology of climate action

May 21, 2015
Stoknes, Per Espen, author.
xxi, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Thinking: understanding the climate paradox. They psychology of climate paradox ; "Climate is the new Marx": the many faces of skepticism and denial ; The human animal, as seen by evolutionary psychology ; How climate facts and risks are perceived: cognitive psychology ; What others are saying: social psychology ; The roots of denial: the psychology of identity ; The five psychological barriers to climate action -- Doing: if it doesn't work, do something else. From barriors to solutions ; The power of social networks ; Reframing the climate messages ; Make it simple to choose right ; Use the power of stories to re-story climate ; New signals of progress -- Being: inside the living air. The air's way of being ; Stand up for your depression! ; Climate disruption as symptom: what is it trying to tell us? ; Re-imagining climate as the living air ; It's hopeless and I'll give it my all.
Today, about 98 percent of scientists affirm that climate change is human made, and about 2 percent still question it. Despite that overwhelming majority, though, about half the population of rich countries, like ours, choose to believe the 2 percent. And, paradoxically, this large camp of deniers grows even larger as more and more alarming proof of climate change has cropped up over the last decades. This disconnect has both climate scientists and activists scratching their heads, growing anxious, and responding, usually, by repeating more facts to "win" the argument. But, the more climate facts pile up, the greater the resistance to them grows, and the harder it becomes to enact measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare communities for the inevitable change ahead. Is humanity up to the task? It is a catch-22 that starts, says psychologist and climate expert Per Espen Stoknes, from an inadequate understanding of the way most humans think, act, and live in the world around them. With dozens of examples, he shows how to retell the story of climate change and apply communication strategies more fit for the task. --Publisher's description.

Design mom : how to live with kids : a room-by-room guide

May 21, 2015
Blair, Gabrielle Stanley, author.
New York : Artisan, [2015]
288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
The entryway -- The living room -- The kitchen -- The kids' bedroom -- The family room -- The laundry room & the bathroom -- The family office.
Blair offers a room-by-room guide to keeping things sane, organized, creative, and stylish. She provides advice on getting the most out of even the smallest spaces; simple fixes that make it easy for little ones to help out around the house; ingenious storage solutions for the never-ending stream of kid stuff; rainy-day DIY projects; and much, much more.

Gluten-free classic snacks : 100 recipes for the brand-name treats you love

May 21, 2015
Hunn, Nicole, author.
Boston : Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015.
viii, 310 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"The wildly popular blogger and author of the Gluten-Free on a Shoestring series returns with recipes for gluten-free versions of snack food favorites"-- Provided by publisher.

Simply ancient grains : fresh and flavorful whole grain recipes for living well

May 21, 2015
Speck, Maria, author.
New York : Ten Speed Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC, a Penguin Random House Company, [2015]
viii, 261 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

The family calendar cookbook : from birthdays to bake sales, good food to carry you through the year

May 21, 2015
Banfield, Kelsey, author.
336 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.

Confronting capitalism : real solutions for a troubled economic system

May 21, 2015
Kotler, Philip, author.
New York : AMACOM--American Management Association, [2015]
vi, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Preface: creating high-performance capitalism -- The persistence of poverty -- Income inequality on the rise -- Workers under siege -- Job creation in the face of growing automation -- Companies not covering their "social costs" -- Environment exploitation -- Business cycles and economic instability -- The dangers of narrow self-interest -- The debt burden and financial regulation -- How politics subverts economics -- Capitalism's short-term orientation -- Questionable marketing outputs -- Setting the right GDP growth rate -- Creating happiness as well as goods -- Epilogue -- Index.

Life's engines : how microbes made Earth habitable

May 21, 2015
Falkowski, Paul G., author.
Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2015]
x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
The missing microbes -- Meet the microbes -- The world before time -- Life's little engines -- Supercharging the engines -- Protecting the core genes -- Cell mates -- Supersizing wonderland -- The fragile species -- The tinkerers -- Microbes on Mars and butterflies on Venus?

Summer cocktails : margaritas, mint juleps, punches, party snacks, and more

May 21, 2015
Sacasa, María del Mar, author.
158 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

That's the way it is : a history of television news in America

May 21, 2015
Ponce de Leon, Charles L. (Charles Leonard), author.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2015]
xx, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Beginnings -- The voice of god -- Public alternatives -- News you can use -- Rebirth -- The new entertainment -- Fade to black.

No-churn ice cream : over 100 simply delicious no-machine frozen treats

May 21, 2015
Bilderback, Leslie, author.
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Griffin, 2015.
168 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
All you need to make your quick and easy no-churn ice cream are the following simple tools-- a freezer, a whisk or electric mixer, a can opener, a bowl and a freezable container, such as a loaf pan, and a sweet tooth!

The organic medicinal herb farmer : the ultimate guide to producing high-quality herbs on a market scale

May 21, 2015
Carpenter, Jeff, 1969- author.
White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015.
xv, 394 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Rhythm of the wild : a life inspired by Alaska's Denali National Park

May 21, 2015
Heacox, Kim.
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2015]
xix, 283 pages ; 24 cm
The first summer. The midnight ride of Kimmy the Kid ; Red socks and Secretary Watt ; Not recommended for rehire -- Ten years later : Toklat River. In the presence of absence ; Alexander Supertramp ; Kantishna gold and Usibelli coal -- Another ten years later : Wonder Lake. Degree north of heaven ; The bear is nowhere and everywhere ; The battle below Mount Galen -- Another ten years later : East Fork cabin. Wolfing down pizza ; The grasshopper effect ; Hiking with Melanie.
"Rhythm of the Heart is a compelling memoir about Kim Heacox's 30+ year relationship with the most iconic landscape in Alaska, a sister book to his 2005 Lyons book The Only Kayak, a PEN USA Literary Award finalist now in its seventh printing. Woven throughout the personal narrative will be stories on the human and natural histories of the Denali National Park, garnished with a conservation polemic, much as Edward Abbey did with Desert Solitaire, and Rick Bass has done with any number of books (that continue to sell well). Heacox will write of Denali through an inspirational arc: to show how a place can touch a life, even save a life, quietly, profoundly, day after day, year after year, and how that saving multiplied by millions of lives over a century makes the world a better place. Heacox makes the argument, through his beautiful and impassioned prose, that we must save these places so they in turn will save us. Denali National Park is the most accessible subarctic sanctuary in the world, and has awakened millions of people to what's authentic, priceless and true. Any serious student of spirituality and the American landscape must one day address his relationship with Alaska, and once in Alaska, he must confront Denali, the heart of the state, the state of the heart"--Provided by publisher.

Guns across America : reconciling gun rules and rights

May 21, 2015
Spitzer, Robert J., 1953- author.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
x, 277 pages ; 22 cm

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