New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

October 22, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The ultimate search book.

October 21, 2014
Bountiful, Utah : Heritage Quest,
v. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for <1999>- compiled by Lori Carangelo.
"Worldwide adoption and vital records."

The German churches of Metropolitan New York : a research guide

October 21, 2014
Haberstroh, Richard.
New York, NY : New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, c2000.
150 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Part I: Aspects of German-American religions and communities. Christian denominations in Germany -- German-American communities and churches in Metropolitan New York -- The nature of German church records -- Part II: Compendium of German churches in Metropolitan New York. Description of the compendium -- Compendium of German churches -- Church location maps.

Waifs, foundlings and half-orphans : searching for America's orphan train riders

October 21, 2014
Johnson, Mary Ellen, 1939-
Westminster, Md. : Heritage Books, 2007.
xiii, 87 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Who's your daddy? a guide to genealogy from start to finish

October 21, 2014
Leonard, Carolyn B.
Denton, Tex. : Roots & Branches, c2009.
238 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Why do it and where to start -- Who do you think you are? -- Interviews -- Taking the census -- Reading that beautiful old handwriting -- Dating old photographs -- Recording sources -- Getting organized -- Posting queries -- Spelling doesn't count -- Tiptoe through the tombstones -- Gardens of art -- Genealogy software programs -- Books and libraries -- Maps and migration patterns -- Was Great Grandpa a military man? -- What about DNA? -- The dating (and calendar) game -- Let's get it in print.

Family history companion : fast-forward your family history search

October 21, 2014
Pearsall, Mark.
Kew : National Archives, 2007.
vi, 250 p. : ill., map ; 16 cm.
Practical and portable, this easy-to-use handbook offers insight into family history. Drawing on the expertise of the National Archives, it explores terms, topics, sources and record types from medieval times to 2007, explaining how and why they can help your own research.

Easy family history : the beginner's guide to researching your family history

October 21, 2014
Annal, David.
London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
190 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Includes index.
"First edition published by The National Archives, Kew London in 2005."--T.p. verso.

How to find your family history in newspapers

October 21, 2014
Cooke, Lisa Louise, author.
©2012
156 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Newspapers : an exciting and exasperating record group -- What to look for in newspapers -- Top 10 tips to remember before starting your search -- The newspaper search process -- How to identify newspapers that meet your criteria : start with the big picture -- Online digitized newspaper collections : free and paid -- Portal websites : the key to finding 'hard-to-find' newspapers online and offline -- Need more help? : here's who you should ask -- African American newspapers -- Caring for newspaper clippings -- Putting it to bed -- United States newspaper websites -- International newspaper websites -- Heritage Quest Online participating libraries.
The author presents information about how to research family history in newspapers, along with her expert advice and tips for both hands-on and online genealogical research in newspapers.

Family history detective : a step-by-step guide to investigating your family history

October 21, 2014
Allen, Desmond Walls.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2011]
143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Revision of the author's First steps in genealogy.
A step-by-step guide to investigating your family tree and discovering your family history.

Family treasures : 15 lessons, tips, and tricks for discovering your family history

October 21, 2014
Ewell, Barry J., author.
Springville, Utah : Plain Sight Publishing, an imprint of Cedar Fort, Inc., [2012]
xxi, 437 pages ; 23 cm
"Whether you're just beginning your family history journey of you're already a seasoned genealogist, this book is the perfect road map to all the treasures still waiting for you in your personal family history."--P. [4] of cover.

All new decorating idea book

October 21, 2014
Paper, Heather J.
Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, 2014.
234 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1: Style -- Chapter 2: Color -- Chapter 3: Furniture -- Chapter 4: Room Arrangements -- Chapter 5: Window Treatments -- Chapter 6: Wall Coverings -- Chapter 7: Floor Coverings -- Chapter 8: Storage -- Chapter 9: Lighting -- Chapter 10: Finishing Touches.
"This book includes ideas for freshening up a tired look, small-scale renovations, and larger transformations"-- Provided by publisher.

Twelve recipes

October 21, 2014
Peternell, Cal, author.
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
xv, 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
A cookbook and kitchen manual filled with photos and drawings offers basic techniques and essential recipes that transform standard ingredients--including eggs, beans, and pasta--into simple, elegant dishes.

Cemeteries of DeSoto County, Mississippi : Caucasian.

October 21, 2014
Hernando, Miss. (P.O. Box 607, Hernando 38632) : Genealogical Society of DeSoto County, c2006.
xii, 451, 10, 1, 2 p. : maps ; 28 cm.

Cemeteries of DeSoto County, Mississippi : African-American.

October 21, 2014
Hernando, Miss. (P.O. Box 607, Hernando 38632) : Genealogical Society of DeSoto County, c2006.
x, 270 p. : maps ; 28 cm.

DeSoto County, Mississippi : history and families.

October 21, 2014
Humboldt, Tenn. : Rose Pub. Co., c1999.
232 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Includes index.
"A project of the Genealogical Society of DeSoto County"--P.3.

Pilates for breast cancer survivors : a guide to recovery, healing, and wellness

October 21, 2014
Aaronson, Naomi, author.
New York, NY : Demos Medical Publishing, LLC, [2014]
xvii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Easy birdhouses & feeders : simple projects to attract & retain the birds you want

October 21, 2014
Berger, Michael, 1967-
Minneapolis, MN : Cool Springs Press, 2014.
160 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Getting started : Building basics -- Building for birds -- Metric conversions -- Credits/resources -- Field notes -- Meet the author.
"Easy-to-build plans for making your own birdhouses and birdfeeders. Emphasis on building and planning for bird safety"-- Provided by publisher.

Frank Lloyd Wright and his manner of thought

October 21, 2014
Klinkowitz, Jerome, author.
©2014
xii, 202 pages ; 23 cm
Truth against the world -- Architects and machines -- The prairie and the world -- Japan and after -- An Autobiography and the fellowship -- Broadacre City and the 1930s -- A second career -- Appendix: Divorce papers of William C. and Anna L. Wright.
"An iconic figure in American culture, Frank Lloyd Wright is famous throughout the world. Although his achievements in architecture are stunning, it is his importance in cultural history, Jerome Klinkowitz contends, that makes Wright the object of such avid and continuing interest. Designing more than just buildings, Wright offered a concept for living that still influences how people conduct their lives today. Wright's innovations in architecture have been widely studied, but this is the most comprehensive and sustained treatment of his thought."--Back cover.

Richard Estes' realism

October 21, 2014
Sims, Patterson, author.
©2014
xi, 177 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 x 29 cm
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, May 22-September 7, 2014, and at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., October 10, 2014-February 8, 2015.
Richard Estes' realism / Patterson Sims -- Into the deep / Jessica May -- Plates -- A chronology of Richard Estes' life and career / Helen Ferrulli.
Richard Estes (b. 1932) is one of the most celebrated adopters of photorealism; his paintings are characterized by painstaking detail that mimics the clarity and accuracy of photographs. Estes' most famous canvases from the 1970s depict New York's urban landscape, and his manner of painting reflections in a multitude of metal and glass surfaces displays astounding technical skill. In his subsequent career, Estes has continued to demonstrate his superlative ability to show complex plays of light and shadow in Maine seascapes, views of Venetian lagoons, and night time street scenes. Accompanying Estes' first solo exhibition of paintings in the United States in over two decades, 'Richard Estes' Realism' surveys fifty years of his work and places him within the historical narrative of realist painting. The authors explore the ongoing modernist dialogue between camera and canvas, and discuss the situation of Estes' work at the crossroads of painting and photography. Over fifty full-page plates showcase the amazing precision of Estes' paintings, and a thorough chronology and bibliography provide an enlightening account of his life. This handsome book offers a lavish presentation of Estes' spellbinding body of work that attests to his enduring artistic impact.

The game before the money : voices of the men who built the NFL

October 21, 2014
Michael, Jackson, author.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
xiii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Opening kickoff -- Players whose careers began before 1950. Chuck Cherundolo ; Joseph "Buddy" Lex and Clarence "Ace" Parker ; Al "Ox" Wistert ; Nolan Luhn ; Charley Trippi ; Johnny Lujack ; George Taliaferro -- Players whose careers began in the 1950s. Yale Lary ; Frank Gifford ; Johnny Lattner ; Cotton Davidson ; Bob Skoronski ; Bart Starr ; Paul Horning ; Sonny Jurgensen ; Jim Taylor ; Don Mayhard -- Players whose careers began in the 1960s. Carroll Dale ; Austin "Goose" Gonsoulin ; Dick Frey ; Irv Cross ; Garland Boyette ; Mick Tingelhoff ; Lee Roy Jordan ; Tony Lorick ; Carl Eller ; Dan Reeves ; Walt Garrison ; Ken Houston ; Elvin Bethea ; Bob Griese ; Rocky Bleier -- Players whose careers began in the 1970s. Jack Youngblood ; Otis Sistrun ; Conrad Dobler ; Joe DeLamielleure ; Billy "White Shoes" Johnson ; Doug English ; Louie Kelcher ; Chris Bahr -- Overtime -- Appendix. Monetary figures in 2013 U.S. dollars.
"Oral history from players and coaches detailing the NFL from the late 1930s through the 1970s"-- Provided by publisher.

Escape from Tibet : a true story

October 21, 2014
Gray, Nick, author.
Toronto, Ontario : Annick Press, 2014.
154 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

Iphigenia among the Taurians

October 21, 2014
Euripides, author.
©2014
74 pages ; 22 cm

A load of hooey : a collection of new short humor fiction

October 21, 2014
Odenkirk, Bob, 1962- author.
San Francisco : McSweeney's, [2014]
139 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Includes selections fro Famous quotations--unabridged."

Dangerous personalities : an FBI profiler shows how to identify and protect yourself from harmful people

October 21, 2014
Navarro, Joe, 1953-
New York, NY : Rodale, [2014]
xiv, 242 pages ; 24 cm
"It's all about me" : the narcissistic personality -- "Fasten your seat belts" : the emotionally unstable personality -- "Trust no one and you'll never get hurt" : the paranoid personality -- "What's mine is mine-- and what's yours is mine" : the predator -- One is bad, two is terrible; three is lethal : combination personalities -- Self-defense against dangerous personalities.
Shows readers how to identify the four most common dangerous personalities and analyze how much of a threat each personality can be, and describes how to recover from trauma caused by others with destructive personalities. --Publisher's description.

Happiness by design : change what you do, not how you think

October 21, 2014
Dolan, Paul, 1968- author.
New York, New York : Hudson Street Press, 2014.
xx, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: Stuttering into happiness -- Part : DEVELOPING HAPPINESS. What is happiness? ; Happiness as evaluation ; Happiness as feelings ; The pleasure-purpose principle ; The PPP for life -- What do we know about happiness? Experience sampling ; German days ; American episodes ; Other evidence on happiness ; The measure matters -- What causes happiness? From widgets to happiness ; Above and below the surface ; Behavioral spillovers ; The shifting sands of attention ; Attending to happiness -- Why aren't we happier? Mistaken desires ; Mistaken projections ; Mistaken beliefs ; Reallocating attention -- Part 2: DELIVERING HAPPINESS. Deciding happiness. Pay attention to your own feedback ; Pay attention to the feedback of others ; Don't try too hard ; Happier by deciding -- Designing happiness. Priming ; Defaults ; Commitments ; Social norms ; Designing habits ; Happier by designing -- Doing happiness. Pay attention to what you are doing ; Pay attention to who you are doing it with ; Don't get distracted ; Happier by doing -- Decide, design, and do. Dither less ; Distribute more ; Efficient production.
Dolan combines the latest insights from economics and psychology to illustrate that in order to be happy we must behave happy. Using what Dolan calls deciding, designing, and doing, we can overcome the biases that make us miserable and redesign our environments to make it easier to experience happiness, fulfilment, and even health.

Comfort zone : creating the eco-elegant interior

October 21, 2014
Dujardin, Trudy.
©2014.
240 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm

Chapel of inadvertent joy

October 21, 2014
McDaniel, Jeffrey, 1967-
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2013.
x, 74 p. ; 23 cm.

Leaving Russia : a Jewish story

October 21, 2014
Shrayer, Maxim, 1967- author.
©2013
xxii, 324 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.

Aero : beginning to now

October 21, 2014
O'Brien, Thomas, 1961 May 29- author.
New York, NY : Abrams, 2013.
271 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Aero' celebrates 20 years of the famed Aero design studio with an intimate look at its founder Thomas O'Brien's design philosophy. From O'Brien's vivid reminiscences about his early days in art school in Manhattan to the opening and development of his paired studio and store, 'Aero' covers the history and aesthetic of this Soho, New York, landmark. Aero is where Thomas O'Brien formulated the "warm modern" look that first brought him to prominence, though his style is truly about finding modern and classic forms in many things: downtown's industrial and artistic loft culture, the luxurious elegance of the prewar city uptown, and the essential simplicity of American country antiques and rural living. Showcasing never-before-seen images of the store through the years, O'Brien's first homes, Soho lofts, and Aero's signature refurbished vintage furniture, this book gives readers access to the archives of a working design studio and store.

Road to seeing

October 21, 2014
Winters, Dan, 1962- author.
©2014
663 pages, 302 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
New Riders is an imprint of Peachpit, a division of Pearson Education.
"Winters photographic systems"--Lining papers.

Acupressure taping : the practice of acutaping for chronic pain and injuries

October 21, 2014
Hecker, Hans-Ulrich.
Rochester, Vt. : Healing Arts Press, c2007.
122 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Translation of: Aku-Taping.
Includes index.
Introduction -- pt. 1. What is acutaping? -- [1]. Acutaping : a new therapeutic method -- The foundation : kinesio-taping -- [2]. What is the basis of acutaping? -- The influence of Chinese medicine -- The influence of acupuncture -- The influence of manual medicine and osteopathy -- [3]. How does acutaping work? -- Examples of acutaping therapy -- [4]. Who can benefit from acutaping? -- Various indications for the effective use of acutaping -- Against what sort of pain is acutaping effective? -- [5]. Acutaping in sports medicine -- [6]. When not to use acutaping -- Complex or structural disorders -- Other factors pertaining to a disorder -- When acutaping is not advised -- [7]. Acutape : information and tips -- Description of the acutape -- Some practical tips -- Acutape colors -- What areas of the body can be treated? -- Duration of therapy -- How to prevent failure -- [8]. A sightseeing tour around the human body -- Head, chest, abdominal, and pelvic regions -- The arms -- The legs.
Provides an introduction to acutaping, a pain treatment that uses elastic cotton tape, known as kinesio tape, to wrap flamed or swollen muscles and to stimulate related acupuncture points, discussing the basis and benefits of acutaping, explaining when not to use the treatment, and featuring illustrations and instructions for using acutaping to target various ailments.

The big book of easy baking with refrigerated dough.

October 21, 2014
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
334 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
At head of title: Pillsbury.
Appetizers -- Sandwiches -- Pizzas -- Casseroles and dinner pies -- Dessert pies and pastries -- Cookies and bars.

The best place to be today : 365 things to do & the perfect day to do them

October 21, 2014
©2014.
271 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Find the best thing to do every day of the year, from one-day events like India's Holi festival or the cheese-rolling race at Cooper's Hill in England, to seasonal events like Alaska's caribou migration and weather-dependent adventures like completing the Tour de Mont Blanc. This vibrant, practical and addictive book covers the 365 best festivals, sporting events, adventures and natural phenomena.

The ultimate cookie book : more than 500 best-ever treats plus secrets for successful cookie baking

October 21, 2014
New York : Hougthon Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
478 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Better Homes and Gardens."
Cookie basics -- Delicious drops -- Creative cutouts -- Slice & bake -- Scrumptious shapes -- Stuffed & filled -- Express treats -- Worldly favorites -- Irresistible brownies -- Unbeatable bars -- No-fuss no-bakes -- Double takes -- Cocktail cookies -- Holiday sweets.

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.

Philadelphia

December 21, 2014
Harris, Bill, 1933-
New York : Mayflower Books, 1980.
95 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.

Burma road

December 20, 2014
Smith, Nicol.
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City publishing co., inc. [1942]
333 p., 30 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Maps on lining-papers.

Resumes that knock 'em dead.

October 20, 2014
Boston, Mass. : Bob Adams,
v. ; 24-28 cm.
Imprint varies: 1995, Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; 1998-<2014> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.
Editor: 1988-<2014> Martin Yate.

New England.

October 20, 2014
Lake Success, N.Y. : Michelin Tire Corp.
v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24-26 cm.
At head of title: <1985>-2000, Michelin ; 2002-<2014> The Green guide.
"With hotels and restaurants"--Cover (2002 ed.)

Europe by Eurail.

October 20, 2014
Columbus, Ohio : G.W. Ferguson,
v. : maps ; 18-23 cm.
Vols. for <1979/80-2005> written by G.W. Ferguson ; 2006-<2014> LaVerne Ferguson-Kosinski.
"How to tour Europe by train" (varies).

Songwriter's market.

October 20, 2014
Cincinnati : Writer's Digest Books,
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Fodor's ... France.

October 20, 2014
New York, D. McKay,
v. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 19 cm.
Imprint varies: <1995-2015> Fodor's Travel Publications.

Chase's calendar of events.

October 20, 2014
Chicago, Ill. : Contemporary Books.
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vol. for 1998-<2014> includes 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).

Dominican Republic & Haiti.

October 20, 2014
Hawthorn, Vic., Australia ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet Publications,
v. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 19 cm.
At head of title: Lonely Planet.

Rick Steves' Paris.

October 20, 2014
Santa Fe, N.M. : John Muir Publications,
v. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Editors: 1999-<2014> Rick Steves, Steve Smith and Gene Openshaw.

Puerto Rico.

October 20, 2014
Hawthorn, Vic., Australia ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet Publications,
v. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 19 cm.
At head of title: Lonely Planet.

Grand Canyon.

October 20, 2014
Emeryville, Calif. : Avalon Travel
v. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 19 cm.

Map guide to German parish registers : with full index of included towns

October 20, 2014
Hansen, Kevan M., 1962-
North Salt Lake, UT : Heritage Creations, c2004-
1 atlas (v.) : maps ; 28 cm.
Vols. 7-8 have subtitle: With full index of included towns and master index to Württemberg volumes I to IV; vols. 9-10 have subtitle: With master index of towns from both volumes.
Includes index.
v. 46. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of East Prussia I : Regierungsbezirk Allenstein, with full index of included towns -- v. 47. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of East Prussia II : Regierungssbezirk Königsberg, with full index of included towns -- v. 48. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of East Prussia III : Regierungsbezirk Gumbinnen, with full index of included towns

Fodor's Boston's 25Best.

October 20, 2014
New York : Fodor's Travel Publications, c2005-
v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 20 cm. + 1 col. folded map.
Vols. for 2005-<2014> include folded col. map inserted in back pocket.

Wood heat : a practical guide to heating your home with wood

October 20, 2014
Jones, Andrew, 1963-, author.
Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2014.
175 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm

The history of music in fifty instruments

October 20, 2014
Wilkinson, Philip, 1955- author.
Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books, 2014.
224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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