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Monday, April 11, 2016

Hot Titles: Adult Nonfiction Titles

Posted by Katherine R.

I always find it interesting to look at our top circulating titles. Sometimes I am very surprised by what has been checked out the most. For this list, I looked at which adult nonfiction books have checked out the most from January 1 through April 1 of this year. The book checked out the most is at the top of the list.

Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.

Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer’s coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: the Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo
“Does it spark joy?”
These four little words have the power to create a revolutionary shift in your mindset. By asking yourself which things, activities, and relationships spark joy—and which don’t—you can mindfully zero in on your ideal life. Peppered with quotes and inspiration from The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, this journal is an invitation to apply Marie Kondo’s principles to not only the objects in your home but also the moments in your life, one day at a time.

Polymer Clay Global Perspectives: Emerging Ideas and Techniques from 125 International Artists by Cynthia Tinapple
Polymer artists are connected like never before. As the acclaimed curator of the popular blog, Cynthia Tinapple brings together 115 diverse artists from around the world to showcase the work of this new international community. Polymer Clay Global Perspectives invites you to explore the trends and cutting-edge styles that are influencing the future of this medium.

The Diet Myth: Why the Secret to Your Health and Weight Loss is Already in Your Gut by Tim Spector
What should we eat? It’s a simple and fundamental question that still bewilders us, despite a seemingly infinite amount of available information on which foods are best for our bodies. Scientists, dieticians, and even governments regularly publish research on the dangers of too much fat and sugar, as well as on the benefits of exercise, and yet the global obesity crisis is only worsening. Most diet plans prove to be only short-term solutions, and few strategies work for everyone. Why can one person eat a certain meal and gain weight, while another eating the same meal drops pounds? Part of the truth lies in genetics, but more and more, scientists are finding that the answer isn’t so much what we put into our stomachs, but rather the essential digestive microbes already in them.

Faithing It: Bringing Purpose Back to Your Life by Cora Jakes-Coleman
Cora Jakes shares her inspirational story of spiritual growth to set the stage for this life-changing message. Faithing It is not about pretending away your problems—it’s about facing circumstances with confidence because you see them measured next to the chain-breaking, miracleworking power of God.

Your storms may seem big, but God is bigger.

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