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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

You CAN handle the truth: New Non-Fiction Picks for Sept & Oct

Posted by the Information Services Department (Gwen B., Amanda E., Lisa E., & Mary M.)

Every month, the cataloging department gets to see new books before everyone else.  Listed below, along with their Dewey Decimal classification, are our top picks of the non-fiction books that looked most interesting, ultra-informative, or just plain fun.

200-299 - RELIGION
231.7 SHI  Discerning the Voice of God by Priscilla Shirer.  A revised addition of the bestseller, this book has some updated content and reflection questions.

600-699 - TECHNOLOGY
641.5973 AME America's Test Kitchen Quick Family Cookbook.  Do you want to make a great meal for the family?  This book tells you exactly how to do so.  Time saving advice along with really, good recipes.

641.815 DOV The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook by Tom Douglas.  Award winning sweetness you can whip up at home.

646.4 HIR  Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing by Gretchen Hirsch. The author began this book as a blog, relating up-to-date tutorials for time pressed seamstresses.  The book is a good reference guide for both new sewists as well as old hands.

646.408 LYN  New Dress A Day by Marisa Lynch.  Another book based on a blog, this one gives advice on turning thrift store finds into high fashion.

700-799 - THE ARTS
745.5 SEO Upcycling Celebrations by Danny Seo.  Learn how to make parties and other celebratory moments special using things you already have around the house.

800-899 - LITERATURE
808.06692 BRO You Should Really Write a Book by Regina Brooks and Brenda Lane Richardson.  This book provides what you need to know to start writing your memoir.

973.7092 VON  Rise to Greatness by David Von Drehle.  A moving biography of Abraham Lincoln and the war that changed him and our country.

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