Total Pageviews

Friday, October 24, 2014

You CAN Handle the Truth: New Non-Fiction Picks October 2014

Posted by the Information Services Department (Gwen B., Amanda E., Lisa E., Kristen R., & Joyce D.

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.

155.2 MCM Why You're Not Married - Yet: the Straight talk you need to get the relationship you deserve by Tracy McMillan. Based on her wildly popular Huffington Post article—one of the site’s most-viewed of all time—Why You’re Not Married . . . Yet dishes out straightforward, no-holds-barred practical and proven advice for women hoping to head down the aisle or just have a great relationship. With sisterly insight, razor-sharp wit, and refreshing candor, McMillan points out the things that might be in your blind spot: unhelpful attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs so easy to identify in others, much more difficult to see in yourself.

248.845 STO How to Raise Selfless Kids in a Self-Centered World by Dave Stone. In this third book from the Faithful Families series, Dave Stone continues to share his practical, conversational, and humorous approach to the challenges of building a strong spiritual foundation for the family. He equips parents with what they need to raise kids whose focus is not always on themselves. Some topics include: Becoming Other Focused, Service, Generosity, Forgiveness, and much more.

355.54 STI Special Forces Survival Guide by Alexander Stilwell. Written by a former member of the British Territorial Army, Special Forces Survival Guide arms readers with the survival techniques used by special forces units around the world. Trained to take on the toughest missions in the most challenging environments, these warriors must be able to master any situation, including escaping danger, evading capture and surviving with little or no gear.

641.5954 SAL Six Spices: a Simple Concept of Indian Cooking by Neeta Saluja. Featuring recipes and introducing the use of fundamental spices, this collection guides cooks of various levels of expertise in the preparation of healthy, delicious Indian meals. It focuses on a different cooking technique, offering insight into foods that at times can seem daunting for the novice cook.

747 SAN 150 Best Minimalist House Ideas by Alex Sanchez Vidiella. One of the most popular interior design trends, minimalism highlights the essence of a room, stressing clean lines, clutter-free spaces, and a limited color palette.In 150 Best Minimalist House Ideas, photographs and floor plans of minimalist homes around the world are featured.

779 DIO Dior, the Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior. Reaching beyond the intimate setting of the fashion show, the photographer paints a portrait of haute couture that takes the courturier's intention to enchant the public and elevates it to the level of the sublime. The great names in photography, the mythical photos that have contructed Dior's imae, and the emblematic subjects of the house's iconography - whether they are dreams of faraway place or captured in the vast open-sky "studios" of Paris or Versailles - are all evoked in this vast panorama that takes us through more than sixty years in the history of fashion photography.

B Glass The Todd Glass Situation: a Bunch of Lies About My Personal Life and a Bunch of True Stories About My 30-year Career in Standup Comedy by Todd Glass. A hilarious, poignant memoir from comedian Todd Glass about his decision at age forty-eight to finally live openly as a gay man and the reactions and support from his comedy pals, from Louis CK to Sarah Silverman.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the ideas. I've requested two books. Dior (of course) and the Minimalist decorating book. Always great picks everyone!