New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

July 18, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Patchwork USA : 24 projects for the perfect sewing getaway ; daytrips, weekend getaways, and long vacations

July 17, 2019
Staples, Heidi, 1977- author.
Pleasanton, CA : Lucky Spool Media, 2019.
127 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Chapter one: Patchwork begins at home -- Chapter two: Daytrips -- Chapter three: Weekend getaways -- Chapter four: Summer vacation -- Chapter five: Share the journey -- Conclusion: Coming home -- Resources + acknowledgements
Planning a sewing getaway? Heidi Staples of sewing blog Fabric Mutt presents everything needed to have a successful trip, including helpful packing and organizing tips. Each section of this fun, colorful book is organized with travel in mind, offering small, medium, and large projects to be achieved while on the perfect sewing retreat: -- Daytrips : Small projects include a Bookmobile Sleeve, Road Trip Pillow, Snapshot Needlebook, Sewing Bee Pincushion, and Coffee Shop Coasters -- Weekend Retreats: Bigger projects include a Patio Pillow, Beachcomber Pouch, Kitchenette Set, Scout’s Honor Pouch, and a Color Book -- Summer Vacations: Extended projects include a Big Bear Cabin Quilt and Palm Springs Bag. Get ready to have a fabulous sewing retreat!

A beginner's guide to the end : practical advice for living life and facing death

July 17, 2019
Miller, Bruce J., 1971- author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
xxi, 520 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"The first-ever soup-to-nuts practical guide to preparing for death, from how to talk to your children about your will, to how to hack the hospice system, to how your survivors can pull off a great eulogy. Think of this as What to Expect When You're Expecting to Die"-- Provided by publisher.

Dairy-free keto cooking : a nutritional approach to restoring health and wellness with 160 squeaky-clean low-carb, high-fat recipes

July 17, 2019
Holley, Kyndra, author.
Las Vegas : Victory Belt Publishing Inc., 2019.
432 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes indexes.
Dairy-Free Keto Cooking features something for everyone. If you suffer from dairy intolerances or food allergies, this is the book for you. If you are someone who just loves easy to make, delicious food, then this book is for you. Kyndra has truly thought of everything, including suggestions for adding or reintroducing dairy for all the cheese loving, quesophiles.-- Amazon

Never eat alone : and other secrets to success, one relationship at a time

July 17, 2019
Ferrazzi, Keith, author.
©2014
xvii, 379 pages ; 25 cm
Includes index.
The mind-set. Becoming a member of the club ; Don't keep score ; What's your mission? ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Bill Clinton ; Build it before you need it ; The genius of audacity ; The networking jerk ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Katharine Graham -- The skill set. Do your homework ; Take names ; Warming the cold call ; Managing the gatekeeper-- artfully ; Never eat alone ; Share your passions ; Follow up or fail ; Be a conference commando ; Connecting with connectors ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Paul Revere ; Expanding your circle ; The art of small talk ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Brené Brown ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Dale Carnegie -- Turning connections into compatriots. Health, wealth, and children ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Adam Grant ; Social arbitrage ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Vernon Jordan ; Pinging, all the time ; Find anchor tenants and feed them -- Connecting in the digital age. Tap the fridge ; Become the king of content ; Engineering serendipity -- Trading up and giving back. Be interesting ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : the Dalai Lama ; Build your brand ; Broadcast your brand ; Getting close to power ; Build it and they will come ; Connectors' Hall of Fame profile : Benjamin Franklin ; Never give in to hubris ; Find mentors, find mentees. Repeat ; Connectors Hall of Fame profile : Eleanor Roosevelt ; Balance is B.S. ; Welcome to the Connected Age.
What distinguishes successful people from everyone else is the way they use the power of relationships-- so that everyone wins. Ferrazzi's form of connecting to the world around him is based on generosity, helping friends connect with other friends. He distinguishes genuine relationship-building from the crude, desperate glad-handing usually associated with "networking," and distills his system of reaching out to people into practical, proven principles.

Introvert power : why your inner life is your hidden strength

July 17, 2019
Helgoe, Laurie A.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2013.
xxix, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
PART I : ANTISOCIAL, WEIRD, OR DISPLACED? -- The mistaken identity -- Alone is not a four-letter word -- Becoming an alien -- "Anyone else IN?" -- The get-happier mandate. PART II : THE INTROVERT'S WISH LIST -- Meditating with the majority : the introverted society -- A room of your own -- The time to think -- The right to retreat -- The freedom of a Flaneur -- Inroads to intimacy. PART III : STANDING STILL IN A LOUD WORLD -- The conversation conundrum -- The anti-party guide -- Why did I want to work with people? -- The downside to self-containment -- Showing up for relationships. PART IV : OUTING THE INTROVERT -- From apology to acceptance- and beyond -- Celebrating introversion -- Expressing what's in there -- Moshing on your own terms -- Introvert power.
America is reportedly a nation of extroverts, but the latest research shows that more than half of Americans are in fact introverts. In a time when introversion is hot, Introvert Power is a valuable self-help book for introverts, treating introversion not as a hurdle to overcome but a personal attribute to embrace.

Burials and inscriptions in the Walnut Street Cemetery of Brookline, Massachusetts : with historical sketches of some of the persons buried there

July 17, 2019
Cummings, Harriet Alma, compiler.
©1920
134 pages : illustration, map ; 24 cm
Reprint of original published in 1920 by the Riverdale Press of Brookline, Massachusetts.
"Cummings, Harriet Alma, comp, Brookline Historical Society (Brookline, Mass.)"--Cover.

Queen Anne's County Maryland land records

July 17, 2019
Berwyn Heights, Md. : Heritage Books, 2014-
volumes : maps ; 22 cm
Originally published as a multi-volume set: Queen Ann's [i.e. Anne's] County Maryland land records / compiled by R. Bernice Leonard. St. Michaels, Md. : R.B. Leonard, 1992-
Book two. 1725-1741, volumes I.K. C, R.T.A and R.T.B (pages 1-200)
This series contains abstracts of Queen Anne's County, Maryland deeds and land commissions. Entries contain grantor, grantee, tract name, and sometimes give spouse's name, neighbors, former owners, price, or acreage, and an index to full-names, places and subjects.

Salem County wills : recorded in the Office of the Surrogate at Salem, New Jersey : 1804-1830

July 17, 2019
Craig, H. Stanley, 1872- compiler.
©1932
214 pages ; 23 cm
Reprint. Originally published: Merchantville, N.J. : H.S. Craig, [1932].
Includes indexes.
The abstracts of New Jersey wills have been published in volumes XXIII, XXX, XXXII, XXXIII and XXXIV"--Prefactory note.

How full is your bucket?

July 17, 2019
Rath, Tom, 1975- author.
©2015
v, 110, 25 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes an unnumbered section at the end of the book entitled: A guide to applying How full is your bucket? in teams and organization.
"StrengthsFinder 2.0 version October 2015"--Title page verso.
Preface to the anniversary edition -- Introduction -- The theory of the dipper and the bucket -- Negativity kills -- Positivity, negativity, and productivity -- Every moment matters -- Tom's story: an overflowing bucket -- Making it personal -- Five strategies for increasing positive emotions.
In an inspirational handbook, the discoveries of Donald O. Clifton, the grandfather of positive psychology, show how the briefest interactions affect people's relationships, productivity, health, and longevity.

An invitation to Indian cooking

July 17, 2019
Jaffrey, Madhur.
New York : Knopf, 2018.
284, xv. pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Soups & appetizers -- Meat -- Chicken, other birds, & eggs -- Fish & shellfish -- Summer cooking & barbecued foods -- Vegetables -- Rice -- Dals -- Chutneys, pickles, & other relishes -- Breads -- Desserts with a note on tea -- And to end, would you care for a paan?
Presents recipes for Indian cuisine, including recommendations for menus, utensils, and retail shops throughout the United States that supply Indian ingredients.

Best easy day hikes. Yellowstone National Park

July 17, 2019
Schneider, Bill, author.
©2011
vii, 101 pages : maps ; 18 cm
"This updated edition of the classic guidebook has everything you need to explore the best easy hikes in this gorgeous national treasure." -- ONIX annotation.

N.A.D.A. recreation vehicle appraisal guide.

July 16, 2019
Covina, Calif. : N.A.D.A. Appraisal Guides,
v. ; 14 cm.
Title from cover.

NADA classic, collectible, exotic and muscle car appraisal guide & directory.

July 16, 2019
Costa Mesa, CA : NADA Appraisal Guides
v. ; 21 cm.
"The classic, collectible, exotic and muscle car appraisal guide & directory of the National Automobile Dealers Association."

Beneath the tamarind tree : a story of courage, family, and the lost schoolgirls of Boko Haram

July 16, 2019
Sesay, Isha, 1976- author.
New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2019]
382 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
The host of "CNN Newsroom Live" presents a definitive account of Boko Haram's 2014 abduction of two hundred seventy-six Chibok schoolgirls, sharing first-person insights based on the author's escape with twenty-one survivors.

Tchaikovsky : the man revealed

July 16, 2019
Suchet, John, 1944- author.
New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2019.
xii, 275 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Pyotr, the fledgling seagull -- Upheavals and loss -- An unbearable farewell -- Guilt and the cruellest loss -- A difficult journey -- Pyotr chooses music -- Tchaikovsky, music teacher -- The ladies' man -- A most unlikely affair -- A tragic love -- The Lake of the Swans -- Unexpected inspiration -- Bending the rules -- Misery and defiance -- Swan Lake - and failure -- In love - and alone -- A woman enters his life -- "She is repulsive to me" -- Fate -- "It stinks to the ear" -- A sort of freedom -- The boulevardier -- An impenetrable secret -- A family crisis -- A benefactor bids "adieu" -- On tour and unhappy -- A musical "adieu"?
A tortured genius, a sensitive soul, and a great composer burdened by the weight of his private desires, Tchaikovsky's life is explored in full by John Suchet.

Break through the noise : the nine rules to capture global attention

July 16, 2019
Staples, Tim (Marketing consultant), author.
©2019
x, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"The internet is an extremely noisy place. Why does some content break through and reach millions of people--while so much else doesn't? The odds of landing your video on YouTube's front page are a staggering one in two million. But Tim Staples has beaten those odds thirty-five times and has built a thriving business in the process. As the CEO of Shareability, Staples launched a multimillion-dollar headphone brand by filming soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in disguise--all while not spending a nickel on traditional advertising. Far from being just another empty promise on how to make your content go viral, this book offers a real roadmap to understanding how content spreads online. Through the powerful concept of 'shareability' you'll learn how to make the intricate algorithms of major social platforms work for you. Whether you're an executive, an entrepreneur, or an Instagram star in the making, this is the one book that will give you the secret sauce on how to break through the noise and to take your brand farther than you ever thought possible."--Dust jacket.

The fifth domain : defending our country, our companies, and ourselves in the age of cyber threats

July 16, 2019
Clarke, Richard A. (Richard Alan), 1951- author.
New York : Penguin Press, 2019.
344 pages ; 25 cm
Presents an urgent assessment of how governments, businesses, and everyday citizens can counter and prevent attacks by criminal hackers determined to create a digital war zone.

I know what I saw : modern-day encounters with monsters of new urban legend and ancient lore

July 16, 2019
Godfrey, Linda S., author.
[New York] : A TarcherPerigee Book, [2019]
322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Which came first--the monster or the myth? Journalist Linda Godfrey investigates present-day encounters with mysterious creatures of old. The monsters of ancient mythology, folklore, and more contemporary urban legend have long captured the popular imagination. While most people in America today relegate monsters to just that--our imaginations--we continue to be fascinated by the unknown. Linda Godfrey is one of the country's leading authorities on modern-day monsters and has interviewed countless eyewitnesses to strange phenomena. Monsters evolve, taking on both new and familiar forms over time and across cultures. In this well-researched book, Godfrey explores uncanny encounters with werewolves, goatmen, Bigfoot, and more. In more than twenty-five years spent "chasing" monsters, Godfrey has found that it often remains unclear whether the sightings are simply mistaken animals, hoaxes, or coincidence. When all the speculation is said and done, one question remains for fans and researchers: Are the creatures "real," or are they entirely "other-world?" Godfrey suspects that it isn't an either/or question--our reality operates on a scale from dense matter to realms the human eye cannot see. As Godfrey investigates unexplained phenomena, her search for answers will fascinate casual observers and enthusiasts alike."--Amazon.com.

Proud boys and the white ethnostate : how the alt-right is warping the American imagination

July 16, 2019
Stern, Alexandra, author.
Boston, MA : Beacon Press, [2019]
186 pages ; 24 cm

Tea and cake with demons : a Buddhist guide to feeling worthy

July 16, 2019
Limbach, Adreanna, author.
Boulder, CO : Sounds True, 2019.
x, 195 pages ; 21 cm

This land : how cowboys, capitalism, and corruption are ruining the American West

July 16, 2019
Ketcham, Christopher, 1973- author.
New York : Viking, [2019]
422 pages : map ; 24 cm
Battle -- Betrayal -- Resistance.
"The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the reader on a journey across these last wild places, to see how capitalism is killing our great commons." --Provided by publisher.

The trouble with gravity : solving the mystery beneath our feet

July 16, 2019
Panek, Richard, author.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.
244 pages ; 24 cm
"Traces our millennia-long effort to understand the phenomenon of gravity--the greatest mystery in physics, and a force that has shaped our universe and our minds in ways we have never fully understood until now"--Provided by publisher.

Abolitionist socialist feminism : radicalizing the next revolution

July 16, 2019
Eisenstein, Zillah R., author.
New York : Monthly Review Press, [2019]
160 pages ; 18 cm
A few foundational queries -- An intro of sorts -- A beginning of sorts -- After Trump's victory -- On feminisms -- Why socialist feminism is not enough -- Why antiracism is never enough -- The white mind and its injusticies -- And then there was the 2016 election -- When the critique of capital(ism) is not enough -- When the pope's pontifications are not enough -- When the proletariat is not white men -- The chaos of Trump's white-supremacist misogyny -- Revolutionizing #MeToo, #Timesup, #UsToo, #Sexualspring -- Framing abolitionism -- On building revolutionary connectors -- Creating revolutionary possibilities -- A few afterthoughts -- Acknowledgements.
A personal and political manifesto vying for an antiracist socialist feminist movement of movements. The world is burning, flooding, and politically exploding, to the point where it's become clear that neoliberal feminism--the kind that aims to elect The First Woman President--will never be enough. In this book, Zillah Eisenstein asks us to consider what it would mean to thread "socialism" to feminism; then, what it would mean to thread "abolitionism" to socialist feminism. She asks all of us, especially white women, to consider what it would mean to risk everything to abolish white supremacy, to uproot the structural knot of sex, race, gender, and class growing from that imperial whiteness. If we are to create a revolution that is totally liberatory, we need to pool together in a new working class, building a radical movement made of movements. Eisenstein's manifesto is built on almost half a century of her antiracist socialist feminist work. But now, she writes with a new urgency and imaginativeness. Eisenstein asks us not to be limited by reforms, but to radicalize each other on differing fronts. Our task is to build bridges, to connect disparate and passionate people across aisles, state lines, picket lines, and more. The genius force demanding that we abolish white supremacy can also create a new "we" for all of us--a humanity universally accepting of our complexities and differences. We are in uncharted waters, but that is exactly where we need to be.

Building a business with a beat : leadership lessons from Jazzercise : an empire built on passion, purpose, and heart

July 16, 2019
Missett, Judi Sheppard, 1944- author.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2019]
viii, 273 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Proven methods for turning any passion into major profits - from the legendary entrepreneur who turned her idea into a $100 million global powerhouse. For the first time ever, the founder and CEO of Jazzercise, Inc., reveals the secrets to her staggering success. In Building a Business with a Beat, Judi Sheppard Missett describes the principles that made, and continue to make, Jazzercise the worldwide women-owned enterprise it is today. You'll learn how to build a business devoted to excellence and communal satisfaction, while being inspired by the author's story of turning a class of 15 people in a Chicago dance studio into the world's leading dance fitness program. Sheppard Missett shows how you can build your own successful business by: daring to dream big, pairing your passion with a greater purpose, paying attention to cues, signs and signals, embracing changing technologies, hiring for attitude, empathy, and creativity, setting standards, establishing "firsts", cultivating your customer community, reaching out, stepping forward, and giving back"-- Provided by publisher.

Andalusia : recipes from Seville and beyond

July 16, 2019
Pizarro, José, author.
©2019
253 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Meat -- Fish -- Vegetables -- Desserts -- Andalusian menus -- Places to eat.
"Bordering Spain's southern coast, Andalusia is a place where the past and modernity blend together to form a rather magical destination. From sandy beaches to amazing architecture, buzzing tapas bars and flamenco dancers, it's full of passion. Not just a feast for the eyes, Andalusia is also a food-lovers paradise, and Andalusia, award-winning chef José Pizarro takes readers on a journey through it's most delicious dishes. Blessed with land that produces magnificent wild mushrooms, delicious Jabugo ham, and some of the world's best olive oil and seafood, you'll be spoilt for choice. Many of the dishes go back to Moorish times - or earlier - and each of the eight provinces has their own special dish. Try your hand at Pork loin with pear and hazelnuts, Shrimp baked in salt with mango, chilli, coriander salsa, and a rather boozy Barbary fig margarita. Written in José's signature fuss-free style, this is genuine, bold-tasting Spanish food, easily made at home. Andalusia is all about simple pleasures: a glass of wine or sherry, a piece of cheese or ham, and good company. And that's all you need to make yourself happy. It's all about the freshness, the quality and the diversity of the produce. Set to the backdrop of beautiful location shots, Andalusia is a must for anyone who loves authentic, simple Spanish food."--Amazon.com.

Victoria's voice : our daughter's dying wish to share her diary and save lives from drugs : her words from beyond the grave

July 15, 2019
Siegel, David A., 1935-
[Bethlehem, Pennsylvania] : Momosa Publishing, [2019]
303 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes a guide to abused substances and resources.
"This book could save your child's life"--Title page.
On June 6, 2015, David and Jackie Siegel received the call that no parent should ever get. Their beautiful, vibrant, 18-year-old daughter Victoria had died of a drug overdose. The Siegels vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent this from happening to other parents. Right after Victoria passed away, Jackie received a text from one of Victoria's friends directing her to look in her bedroom nightstand for a secret diary she had kept - and suggesting they publish it. The Siegels decided to honor Victoria's wish.

American carnage : on the front lines of the Republican civil war and the rise of President Trump

July 15, 2019
Alberta, Tim, author.
©2019
x, 678 pages ; 24 cm
"Politico Magazine's chief political correspondent provides a rollicking insider's look at the making of the modern Republican Party--how a decade of cultural upheaval, populist outrage, and ideological warfare made the GOP vulnerable to a hostile takeover from the unlikeliest of insurgents: Donald J. Trump."--Page [2] of cover.

Searching for Stonewall Jackson : a quest for legacy in a divided America

July 15, 2019
Cleary, Ben (Ben C.), author.
New York : Twelve, 2019.
vi, 375 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
The soundtrack of southern victory -- After the battle -- All things work together -- Fearful odds -- Icicles of blood -- An insubordinate frenzy -- A dazzling glimpse -- Following the footsteps -- Spirits of the place -- God blessed our arms -- An unconscious poet -- A talent for retreat -- The lion's mouth -- A lost battlefield -- The dead thick as blackbirds -- Their backs to the mountain -- The tired man -- Men falling continually -- Bloody ground -- The prize within their reach -- A melancholy field -- Leaving Richmond -- Jackson is with you! -- A strange, mysterious splendor -- A trail of cemeteries -- A brief pursuit -- The fortunes of war -- The most deadly fire -- The certainty of death -- Pain and happiness -- War so terrible -- A piece of gold braid -- Moss neck and belvoir -- The fallen sword -- Let us cross over the river.
"Historian Ben Cleary takes readers beyond the legend of Stonewall Jackson and directly onto the Civil War battlefields on which he fought, and where a country once again finds itself at a crossroads"-- Provided by publisher.

Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews : a Jewish life and the emergence of Christianity

July 15, 2019
Fredriksen, Paula.
New York : Vintage Books, 2000.
xix, 327 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Introduction : the history of the historical Jesus -- Gospel truth and historical innocence. The synoptic gospels ; The synoptics and John ; Anachronism and willed innocence -- God and Israel in Roman antiquity. Purity ; Practice and tradition ; Jewish diversity and consensus in the time of Jesus ; Living the law : sacred space and sacred time -- Trajectories : Paul, the gospels, and Jesus. "For this we declare to you by the word of the Lord" : the kingdom ; "He appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve" : the twelve ; "To the married I give charge, not I but the Lord" : ethics and the end ; "The one spirit gives the gifts of healing" : works and power ; "This is my body, which is for you" : the Lord's supper ; God's "Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh" : Jesus the Christ -- Contexts : the Galilee, Judea, and Jesus. Economics, politics and power ; The mission of John ; The followers of Jesus -- The days in Jerusalem. The call to Israel ; The crucified Messiah -- Afterword : Jesus, Christianity, and history.
Paula Fredriksen draws on the narratives of all four evangelists as well as both John and the Synoptics, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jewish authorities of Jesus' time - Philo, Paul, and Josephus - who wrote in Greek, and early rabbinic writings. She shows us a historical Jesus living in the tumultuous world of late-Second Temple Judaism; an observant Jew of his time, a prophetic teacher who traveled through the villages of Galilee and frequently in and around Jerusalem.. 'At the center of her book she brings us to the questions raised by the least disputed fact about Jesus' life; his death.. 'Why was crucifixion chosen as the means of execution? If Jesus was executed as a political insurrectionist, why were none of his followers executed or even arrested?. 'The author's quest in search of the answers takes us through the religious world - Jewish and pagan - of Mediterranean antiquity, through the tangle of Judean and Galilean politics, and through the surprisingly intimate social interactions of Jewish and gentile communities in the ancient city. And it is through the Gospel of John - a text out of favor in most academic reconstructions - that she finds the answer to the interpretive dilemma posed by Jesus' execution and his disciples' survival.

Private gardens of the Mediterranean

July 15, 2019
Mus, Jean, author.
Paris : Flammarion, [2016]
187 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"Translated from the French by Simon Gwynn ; additional translation, Kate Ferry-Swainson."
"This newly revised edition simultaneouly published in French as Jardins secrets de Méditerranée, ©Flammarion S.A., Paris, 2016."
From lush coastal estates or peaceful countryside havens to green oases amid the hustle and bustle of the city, celebrated landscape architect Jean Mus' lavish gardens - whether perched above the sea or nestling in the heart of a town - are always perfectly integrated into the surrounding environment and incorporate a rich spectrum of Mediterranean influences, including pottery, slate walkways, sleek water channels, and regional flora. Taking readers on an exclusive tour of the most spectacular private Mediterranean gardens, which have made Jean Mus' name, this work guides us through the south of France into Greece and Portugal, divulging the stories behind his creations and sharing technical and reflective anecdotes from the designer himself. Accompanied by stunning photographs by the late Vincent Motte, this book offers inspiration to gardeners, landscape artists, and lovers of the Mediterranean region alike.

True style is what's underneath : the self-acceptance revolution : a style like u manifesto

July 15, 2019
Goodkind, Elisa, author.
New York, NY : Rizzoli International Publications, [2017]
270 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Disentangle style from fashion -- Dress to express your inner spirit -- Consume consciously -- Be unapologetically yourself -- Turn your struggles into strengths -- Embrace your unique identity -- Create your own definition of beauty.
"A new kind of style book with the inspiring and empowering message that 'true style is self-acceptance,' profiling stylish influencers and celebrities who defy the cookie-cutter looks of today's fashion magazines. The mother-daughter team behind the enormously popular websites StyleLikeU and What's Underneath profile trendsetting artists and creatives of all ages, body types, races, and genders to embrace how self-expression and self-acceptance are the most important means of achieving personal style. Featuring people with original and creative style such as actress Lea DeLaria, who embraces her butch style with whimsy and humor; model and Miley Cyrus-muse Melanie Gaydos, who lives with a genetic disorder and who sees beauty as a state of being that she has achieved; designer Betsey Johnson, who continues to exert creative genius into her 70s; or Tallulah Willis, who has learned to keep a positive self-image in today's negative tabloid culture. A wealth of photographs reflects each person's unique look, while interviews reveal how their journey affects and informs their style."--Amazon.com.

St. Mark's Episcopal Cemetery, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey : history of the cemetery, expanded list of interments, and early history of St. Mark's Church

July 15, 2019
Comfort, Carol Personette, compiler.
Westminster, Maryland : Heritage Books, 2010.
291, 31 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Near the southwest corner of Maine Street and Scotland Road, adjacent to the First Presbyterian Church of Orange."

The town cemeteries and gravestones of Hadley, Massachusetts

July 15, 2019
Amherst, Mass. : White River Press, 2009.
ii, 90 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Published in conjunction with the Hadley 350th Committee.

Visiting your ancestral town : walk in the footsteps of your ancestors

July 15, 2019
Schott, Carolyn, author.
©2019
175 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Authorship taken from front cover.
"Practical tips to create an approachable guide that will inspire you to trace your family's history and visit the towns they once called home." -- Amazon.com

Western Maryland Catholics, 1819-1851

July 15, 2019
Koch, Richard T., compiler.
[Baltimore, Md.] : Clearfield, ©1998.
vi, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.

World War I genealogy research guide : tracing American military and non-combatant ancestors

July 15, 2019
Dudek, Debra M., author.
©2019
93 pages ; 23 cm
"Includes a guide to Canadian military research"--Title page and cover.
Introduction / by the author -- Before you begin your research -- Research goals -- WWI research online: United States -- State specific collections and resources -- Examining essential records at the National Archives -- Naturalization and enemy alien records -- Non-military women's World War I records -- Short guide guide to Canadian World War I.
"Gathering information on your WWI ancestors is easier than you think! This guide outlines a straightforward strategy to find service details and information from a variety of online resources and physical depositories. Special topics include women's records, a state specific resource guide, naturalization records, alien registration files, and a quick guide to Canadian military World War I resources"--Back cover.

2 am thoughts

July 15, 2019
Campbell, Makenzie, author.
[Delta, British Columbia, Canada] : Central Avenue Publishing, 2018.
139 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"I met you at dusk. We loved till midnight. / Then, you left me. 2am found me at my lowest. / When the sun came up, I dried my tears, found my strength, and went on with my day." The poetry of 2am Thoughts condenses an entire relationship with its untamed emotions and experiences to a single day. As the long hours of the night drag on, so does the love, heartache, and loss. When the dawn breaks, the morning sun brings acceptance, healing, and recovery.

The formula : unlocking the secrets to raising highly successful children

July 15, 2019
Ferguson, Ronald F., author.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2019]
xii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction -- The mystery of success -- What we mean by success -- The formula -- The strategies -- The early-learning partner (Role #1) -- The flight engineer (Role #2) -- Siblings -- The fixer (Role #3) -- The revealer (Role #4) -- The philosopher (Role #5) -- The model (Role #6) -- The negotiator (Role #7) -- Mastering hurdles -- The GPS (Role #8) -- Conclusion: The formula's secret.

Justice on trial : the Kavanaugh confirmation and the future of the Supreme Court

July 15, 2019
Hemingway, Mollie Ziegler, author.
Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, [2019]
375 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
In this definitive deep dive into the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, two women with extraordinary behind-the-scenes access--The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway and Judicial Crisis Network senior counsel Carrie Severino--reveal what really happened and explore what the bitterly divisive hearings mean for the future of the Court and the battle for the soul of America.

Nearing ninety : and other comedies of late life

July 15, 2019
Viorst, Judith, author.
©2019
xiii, 73 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Some of the Things That Are Not on My Bucket ListMy Stuff; Lunch With Shirley; My Father, the Age I Am Now; The Remains of the Day; Not Especially Spiritual; Answers; A Warning (or Maybe a Love Song) for My Husband; Attitude; Another Way of Looking at Things; Lasts; My Legacy; About the Author; Copyright
"The newest illustrated poetry collection in beloved author Judith Viorst's "decade" series (from It's Hard to Be Hip Over Thirty to Unexpectedly Eighty), exploring, with her signature savvy and humor, what it means to be an impending nonagenarian"-- Provided by publisher.

The nice and accurate Good omens TV companion : your guide to Armageddon and the series based on the bestselling novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

July 15, 2019
Whyman, Matt, author.
©2019
320 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"Following the original novel's chronological structure--from "the Beginning" to "End Times"--this official companion to the Good Omens television series, compiled by Matt Whyman, is a cornucopia of information about the show, its conception, and its creation. Offering deep and nuanced insight into Gaiman's brilliantly reimagining of the Good Omens universe"--Publisher's website.

When we were Arabs : a Jewish family's forgotten history

July 15, 2019
Hayoun, Massoud, author.
©2019
274 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
"A vivid account of Massoud Hayoun's grandparents' lives in Egypt, Tunisia, France, Palestine, and Los Angeles, in which he reclaims his family's Jewish Arab identity"--From the publisher.

Crusing : an intimate history of a radical pastime

July 15, 2019
Espinoza, Alex, 1971- author.
©2019
238 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Acclaimed author Alex Espinoza takes readers on an uncensored journey through the underground, to reveal the timeless art of cruising. Combining historical research and oral history with his own personal experience, Espinoza examines the political and cultural forces behind this radical pastime. From Greek antiquity to the notorious Molly houses of 18th century England, the raucous 1970s to the algorithms of Grindr, Oscar Wilde to George Michael, cruising remains at once a reclamation of public space and the creation of its own unique locale--one in which men of all races and classes interact, even in the shadow of repressive governments

Indecent advances : a hidden history of true crime and prejudice before Stonewall

July 15, 2019
Polchin, James, author.
©2019
244 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: Criminalizing Queer Men -- When The Men Came Home: Sailors, Scandals, and Mysteries in the 1920s -- War on the Sex Criminal: Defining Psychopaths and Sex Deviants in the 1930s -- Behind the Headlines: Homosexual Hoodlums, Working-Class Criminality, and Queer Victims in the 1930s and 1940s -- Terror in the Streets: Indecent Advances, Homosexual Panic, and the Threat of Queer Men in Post-World War II America -- The Homosexual Next Door: Kinsey and the Private Life of Sex in the Cold War -- Stories of Prejudice and Suffering: Pervert Colonies, Homosexual Worlds, and the Birth of a New Minority -- Conclusion: Politics of Violence.
A skillful hybrid of true crime and social history that examines the relationship between the media and popular culture in the portrayal of crimes against gay men in the decades before Stonewall. Stories of murder have never been just about killers and victims. Instead, crime stories take the shape of their times and reflect cultural notions and prejudices. In Indecent Advances, James Polchin recovers and recounts queer stories from the crime pages--often lurid and euphemistic--that reveal the hidden history of violence against gay men. What was left unsaid in the crime pages provides insight into the figure of the queer man as both criminal and victim, offering readers tales of vice and violence that aligned gender and sexual deviance with tragic, gruesome endings. Victims were often reported as having made "indecent advances," forcing the accused's hands in self-defense and reducing murder charges to manslaughter. Published in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969, Indecent Advances investigates how queer men navigated a society that criminalized them and displayed little compassion for the violence they endured. Polchin shows, with masterful insight, how this discrimination was ultimately transformed by activists to help shape the burgeoning gay rights movement in the years leading up to Stonewall.

Taste of home cook it quick : all-time family classics in 10, 20 & 30 minutes

July 15, 2019
Milwaukee, WI : Taste of Home, RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC, ©2019.
448 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
10 minutes -- 20 minutes -- 30 minutes -- 45 minutes -- 60 minutes -- Planned overs -- Odds & ends.
Ten minutes to dinner? Turn to the "10-Minute Recipes" tab for dozens of ultra-easy ideas. Want to eat in a half-hour? Flip to the "30-Minute Entrees" section and you'll fine more than 50 favorites to choose from. What could be easier of faster? Save time and settle in for a family dinner every night of the week with these sensational dishes made fast for today's busy lifestyle. With Taste of Home Cook It Quick, you're always ready to share a meal and make memories at your table.

The heart of perfection: how the saints taught me to trade my dream of perfect for God's

July 15, 2019
Campbell, Colleen Carroll, 1974- author.
New York : Howard Books, 2019.
ix, 245 pages ; 22 cm
An ancient lie -- The struggle for gentleness -- Stalking joy -- Braving the waves -- The war within -- A passionate balance -- Pilgrims and strangers -- From head to heart.
An award-winning author, former presidential speechwriter, and mother of four weaves stories of her own struggles against comparison and impossible expectations with those of seven ex-perfectionist saints (and one heretic) who show us how to pursue a new kind of perfection: freedom in Christ. Spiritual perfectionism--an obsession with flawlessness rooted in the belief that we can earn God's love--is the most dangerous form of perfectionism because so many of us mistake it for virtue, or deny that it afflicts us at all. Its toxic cycle of pride, sin, shame, blame, and despair distorts our vision, dulls our faith, and leads us to view others through the same hypercritical lens we think God is using to view us. As a lifelong overachiever who drafted her first résumé in sixth grade and spell-checked her high-school boyfriend's love letters, Colleen Carroll Campbell knows something about the perfectionist trap. But it was only after she became a mother that she started to see how insidiously perfectionism had infected her spiritual life, how lethal it could be to her happiness and her family, and how disproportionately it afflicts the people working hardest to serve God. In the ruins of her own perfectionist mistakes, Colleen dug into Scripture and the lives of the canonized saints for answers. She discovered to her surprise that many holy men and women she once saw as encouraging her perfectionism were, in fact, recovering perfectionists. And their grace-fueled victory over this malady--not perfectionist striving--was the key to their heroic virtue and contagious joy. In The Heart of Perfection, Colleen weaves the stories and wisdom of these saints with Scripture and beautifully crafted tales of her own trial-and-error experiments in applying that wisdom to her life. She introduces us to such saints as Jane de Chantal, a single mother who conquered her impatience only after her ex-perfectionist friend Saint Francis de Sales convinced her to trade punishing prayer regimens for the tougher discipline of showing gentleness to rude in-laws, rowdy kids, and herself. Colleen describes the battle against obsessive guilt that turned timid people-pleaser Alphonsus Liguori into a fearless defender of God's mercy; the discernment rules that helped Ignatius of Loyola overcome crippling discouragement and distraction; the concern for reputation that almost cost the world the radical witness of Francis of Assisi; and the biblical work-life balance that Benedict of Nursia pioneered after years of driving himself and others too hard--and without surrendering his holy zeal. Gorgeously written and deeply insightful, Colleen Carroll Campbell's The Heart of Perfection shows that the solution to perfectionism is not to squelch our hard-wired desires for excellence but to allow God to purify and redirect them, by swapping the chains of control and comparison for pursuit of a new kind of perfection: the freedom of the children of God.

Meals that heal : 100+ everyday anti-inflammatory recipes in 30 minutes or less : gut health, brain health, cancer prevention, heart health

July 15, 2019
Williams, Carolyn, 1976- author.
©2019
317 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Healing your body -- Staples -- Breakfast -- Lunch -- Poultry & meat -- Fish & shellfish -- Meatless mains -- Sides -- Snacks & drinks -- Menus for healing.

Moral vision : seeing the world with love and justice

July 15, 2019
McCarthy, David Matzko, author.
©2018
xii, 195 pages ; 23 cm
Moral vision -- Attentiveness -- Seeing the good -- A journey -- Passions -- Moral reason -- Art, virtue, and law -- Prudence -- Faith -- Seeing the way of God -- Providence -- Incarnation -- Church -- A life of prayer.
In this new textbook two Catholic ethicists with extensive teaching experience present a moral theology based on vision. David Matzko McCarthy and James M. Donohue draw widely from the Western philosophical tradition while integrating biblical and theological themes in order to explore such fundamental questions as What is good? The fourteen chapters in Moral Vision are short and thematic. Substantive study questions engage with primary texts and encourage students to apply theory to everyday life and common human experiences. The book is accessibly written and flexible enough to fit into any undergraduate or seminary course on ethics.

Paternity : the elusive quest for the father

July 15, 2019
Milanich, Nara B., 1972- author.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.
352 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Prologue: Who's your daddy? -- Looking for the father -- The charlatan and the oscillophore -- Blood work -- City of strangers -- Bodies of evidence -- Jewish fathers, Aryan genealogies -- To the white husband a black baby -- Citizen fathers and paper sons -- Epilogue: Paternity in the age of DNA.
For most of human history, the notion that paternity was uncertain appeared to be an immutable law of nature. The unknown father provided entertaining plotlines from Shakespeare to the Victorian novelists and lay at the heart of inheritance and child support disputes. But in the 1920s new scientific advances promised to solve the mystery of paternity once and for all. The stakes were high: fatherhood has always been a public relationship as well as a private one. It confers not only patrimony and legitimacy but also a name, nationality, and identity. The new science of paternity, with methods such as blood typing, fingerprinting, and facial analysis, would bring clarity to the conundrum of fatherhood--or so it appeared. Suddenly, it would be possible to establish family relationships, expose adulterous affairs, locate errant fathers, unravel baby mix-ups, and discover one's true race and ethnicity. Tracing the scientific quest for the father up to the present, with the advent of seemingly foolproof DNA analysis, Nara Milanich shows that the effort to establish biological truth has not ended the quest for the father. Rather, scientific certainty has revealed the fundamentally social, cultural, and political nature of paternity. As Paternity shows, in the age of modern genetics the answer to the question "Who's your father?" remains as complicated as ever.-- Provided by publisher.

People fuel : fill your tank for life, love, and leadership

July 15, 2019
Townsend, John Sims, 1952-
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2019]
221 pages : illustraton ; 24 cm
"Just a good nutrition is necessary for a healthy body and physical energy, so the right kinds of relationships are critical to living a successful and confident life ... In PEOPLE FUEL, renowned author, leadership consultant, and psychologist Dr. John Townsend shows you how truly good relationships give you energy, focus, and the support you need to succeed. Through stories and clear applications, Dr. Townsend shows you how to: Receive from relationships the help and support that God intended; Create higher quality connections with your family, friends, and coworkers ; Boost your productivity and creativity at work; Build your essential Life Team..."--From dust jacket front flap.

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